Genesis 35:11
New International Version
And God said to him, “I am God Almighty; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.

New Living Translation
Then God said, “I am El-Shaddai—‘God Almighty.’ Be fruitful and multiply. You will become a great nation, even many nations. Kings will be among your descendants!

English Standard Version
And God said to him, “I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, and kings shall come from your own body.

Berean Study Bible
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.

King James Bible
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;

New King James Version
Also God said to him: “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall proceed from you, and kings shall come from your body.

New American Standard Bible
God also said to him, “I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a multitude of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come from you.

NASB 1995
God also said to him, “I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

NASB 1977
God also said to him, “I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

Amplified Bible
And God said to him, “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall be born of your loins.

Christian Standard Bible
God also said to him, “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation, indeed an assembly of nations, will come from you, and kings will descend from you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God also said to him: I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation, indeed an assembly of nations, will come from you, and kings will descend from you.

American Standard Version
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;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And God said to him, “I AM Almighty God; increase and multiply as a people, and a multitude of nations shall be from you, and Kings will go out from your loins;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And God said to him, I am thy God; increase and multiply; for nations and gatherings of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
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;

Good News Translation
And God said to him, "I am Almighty God. Have many children. Nations will be descended from you, and you will be the ancestor of kings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God also said to him, "I am God Almighty. Be fertile, and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will come from you.

International Standard Version
and also told him, "I am God Almighty. You are to be fruitful and multiply. You will become a nation— in fact, an assembly of nations! Kings will come from you— they'll emerge from your own loins!

JPS Tanakh 1917
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;

Literal Standard Version
And God says to him, “I [am] God Almighty; be fruitful and multiply, a nation and an assembly of nations is from you, and kings from your loins go out;

NET Bible
Then God said to him, "I am the sovereign God. Be fruitful and multiply! A nation--even a company of nations--will descend from you; kings will be among your descendants!

New Heart English Bible
And God said to him, "I am El Shaddai. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations will come from you, and kings will come from your body.

World English Bible
God said to him, "I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations will be from you, and kings will come out of your body.

Young's Literal Translation
And God saith to him, 'I am God Almighty; be fruitful and multiply, a nation and an assembly of nations is from thee, and kings from thy loins go out;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob is Named Israel
10And God said to him, “Though your name is Jacob, you will no longer be called Jacob. Instead, your name will be Israel.” So God named him Israel. 11And 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. 12The land that I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you.”…

Cross References
Genesis 9:1
And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.

Genesis 9:7
But as for you, be fruitful and multiply; spread out across the earth and multiply upon it."

Genesis 17:1
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am God Almighty. Walk before Me and be blameless.

Genesis 17:4
"As for Me, this is My covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations.

Genesis 17:6
I will make you exceedingly fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will descend from you.

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


Treasury of Scripture

And God said to him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of you, and kings shall come out of your loins;

God Almighty.

Genesis 17:1
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Genesis 18:14
Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

Genesis 43:14
And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.

a nation.

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

Genesis 13:16
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.

Genesis 15:5
And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.









(11) God Almighty.--Heb., El-shaddai, the name by which God had entered into the covenant with Abraham (Genesis 17:1).

A company.--Heb., a congregation of nations. (See Genesis 28:3, where it is "a congregation," or church, "of peoples.")

Verses 11, 12. - And God said unto him (repeating substantially the promises made to Abraham), I am God Almighty: - El Shaddai (cf. Genesis 17:1) - be fruitful and multiply; - "Abraham and Isaac had each only one son of promise; but now the time of increase was come" (Murphy; cf. Genesis 1:28) - a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee (cf. Genesis 17:5; Genesis 28:3), and kings shall come out of thy loins (cf. Genesis 17:6, 16); and the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac (vide Genesis 12:7; Genesis 13:15; Genesis 26:3, 4), to thee I will give it (cf. Genesis 28:13), and to thy seed after thee will I give the land. The time of their entering on possession was specified to Abraham (Genesis 15:16).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And God
אֱלֹהִ֜ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

told
וַיֹּאמֶר֩ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

him,
ל֨וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

“I
אֲנִ֨י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

am God
אֵ֤ל (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

Almighty.
שַׁדַּי֙ (šad·day)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7706: The Almighty

Be fruitful
פְּרֵ֣ה (pə·rêh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6509: To bear fruit, be fruitful

and multiply.
וּרְבֵ֔ה (ū·rə·ḇêh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

A nation—
גּ֛וֹי (gō·w)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

even a company
וּקְהַ֥ל (ū·qə·hal)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6951: Assembly, convocation, congregation

of nations—
גּוֹיִ֖ם (gō·w·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

shall come
יִהְיֶ֣ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

from you,
מִמֶּ֑ךָּ (mim·me·kā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

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

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

from you.
מֵחֲלָצֶ֥יךָ (mê·ḥă·lā·ṣe·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - mdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2504: The loins


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