Genesis 17:4
Good News Translation
"I make this covenant with you: I promise that you will be the ancestor of many nations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God said to him: I am, and my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.

New American Bible
For my part, here is my covenant with you: you are to become the father of a multitude of nations.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And God said to him: I am, and my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.

a father.

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 13:16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: if any man be able to number the dust of the earth, he shall be able to number thy seed also.

Genesis 16:10 And again he said: I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, and it shall not be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 22:17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 25:1-18 And Abraham married another wife named Cetura: . . .

Genesis 32:12 Thou didst say, that thou wouldst do well by me, and multiply my seed like the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 35:11 And said to him: I am God almighty, increase thou and be multiplied. Nations and peoples of nations shall be from thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Genesis 36:1-43 And these are the generations of Esau, the same is Edom. . . .

Numbers 1:1-54 And the Lord spoke to Moses in the desert of Sinai in the tabernacle of the covenant, the first day of the second month, the second year of their going out of Egypt, saying: . . .

Numbers 26:1-65 After the blood of the guilty was shed, the Lord said to Moses and to Eleazar the son of Aaron, the priest: . . .

Romans 4:11-18 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the justice of the faith which he had, being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, being uncircumcised: that unto them also it may be reputed to justice: . . .

Galatians 3:28,29 There is neither Jew nor Greek: there is neither bond nor free: there is neither male nor female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus. . . .

many nations.

Context
The Renaming of Abraham
3Abram fell flat on his face. 4And God said to him: I am, and my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.5Neither shall thy name be called any more Abram: but thou shalt be called Abraham: because I have made thee a father of many nations.…
Cross References
Romans 4:13
For not through the law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world: but through the justice of faith.

Genesis 12:2
And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 25:23
And he answering, said: Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples shall be divided out of thy womb, and one people shall overcome the other, and the elder shall serve the younger.

Genesis 35:11
And said to him: I am God almighty, increase thou and be multiplied. Nations and peoples of nations shall be from thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Genesis 48:19
But he refusing, said: I know, my son, I know: and this also shall become a people, and shall be multiplied; but his younger brother shall be greater than he; and his seed shall grow into nations.

Exodus 6:4
And I made a covenant with them, to give them the land of Chanaan, the land of their pilgrimage wherein they were strangers.

Additional Translations
“As for Me, this is My covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations.As for me, behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations.

As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.

And I, behold! my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of a multitude of nations.

It is I: behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of a multitude of nations.

As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.

As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.

"As for me, behold, my covenant is with you. You will be the father of a multitude of nations.

I -- lo, My covenant is with thee, and thou hast become father of a multitude of nations;
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