Genesis 17:6
New International Version
I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.

New Living Translation
I will make you extremely fruitful. Your descendants will become many nations, and kings will be among them!

English Standard Version
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make you into nations, and kings shall come from you.

Berean Study Bible
I will make you exceedingly fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will descend from you.

King James Bible
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

New King James Version
I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come from you.

New American Standard Bible
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.

NASB 1995
“I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come forth from you.

NASB 1977
“And I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come forth from you.

Amplified Bible
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.

Christian Standard Bible
I will make you extremely fruitful and will make nations and kings come from you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will make you extremely fruitful and will make nations and kings come from you.

American Standard Version
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall establish my covenant between me and you and between your seed after you to their generations for an eternal covenant and I shall be God to you and to your seed after you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I will increase thee very exceedingly, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

Contemporary English Version
I will give you a lot of descendants, and they will become great nations. Some of them will even be kings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will make thee increase, exceedingly, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

English Revised Version
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

Good News Translation
I will give you many descendants, and some of them will be kings. You will have so many descendants that they will become nations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will give you many descendants. Many nations and kings will come from you.

International Standard Version
I'm going to cause you to have many descendants, and I'll bring nations from you. Kings will come from you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

Literal Standard Version
and I have made you exceedingly fruitful, and made you become nations, and kings go out from you.

NET Bible
I will make you extremely fruitful. I will make nations of you, and kings will descend from you.

New Heart English Bible
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you. Kings will come out of you.

World English Bible
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you. Kings will come out of you.

Young's Literal Translation
and I have made thee exceeding fruitful, and made thee become nations, and kings go out from thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Renaming of Abraham
5No longer will you be called Abram, but your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations. 6I will make you exceedingly fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will descend from you. 7I will establish My covenant as an everlasting covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.…

Cross References
Genesis 17:16
And I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will descend from her."

Genesis 26:22
He moved on from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Rehoboth and said, "At last the LORD has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."

Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, so that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 35:11
And God told him, "I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation--even a company of nations--shall come from you, and kings shall descend from you.

Genesis 36:31
These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the Israelites:

Genesis 41:52
And the second son he named Ephraim, saying, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."

Genesis 47:27
Now the Israelites settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and became fruitful and increased greatly in number.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will make you exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you.

nations.

Genesis 17:4,20
As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations…

Genesis 35:11
And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;

kings.

Genesis 17:16
And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

Genesis 36:31
And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

Ezra 4:20
There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.









Verse 6. - And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, - a promise fulfilled in the Ishmaelites, the descendants of Keturah, the Edomites, and the Israelites - and kings (e.g. David and Solomon) shall come out of thee.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will make you exceedingly
בִּמְאֹ֣ד (bim·’ōḏ)
Preposition-b | Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

fruitful;
וְהִפְרֵתִ֤י (wə·hip̄·rê·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6509: To bear fruit, be fruitful

I will make
וּנְתַתִּ֖יךָ (ū·nə·ṯat·tî·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

nations [of you],
לְגוֹיִ֑ם (lə·ḡō·w·yim)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

and kings
וּמְלָכִ֖ים (ū·mə·lā·ḵîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4428: A king

will descend
יֵצֵֽאוּ׃ (yê·ṣê·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from you.
מִמְּךָ֥ (mim·mə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of


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