King James Version
And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people;
Darby Bible Translation
And the Almighty �God bless thee, and make thee fruitful and multiply thee, that thou mayest become a company of peoples.
World English Bible
May God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, that you may be a company of peoples,
Young's Literal Translation
and God Almighty doth bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and thou hast become an assembly of peoples;
Genesis 28:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
a multitude...: Heb. an assembly of people
And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people;Genesis 28:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Presence of God.
"And Jacob awakened out of his sleep and said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not."--GENESIS xxviii. 16. These words indicate the beginning of a new life in the patriarch Jacob. They tell us of the moment when, as it would appear, his soul awoke in him. And they surprise us in some degree, as such awakenings of spiritual capacity often do; for Jacob's recorded antecedents were not exactly such as to lead us to expect the dream and the vision, and the awakening which are described …
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby
Jacob's Waking Exclamation
Notes on the First Century:
Letter xxviii (Circa A. D. 1130) to the Abbots Assembled at Soissons
That the Ruler Should be a Near Neighbour to Every one in Compassion, and Exalted Above all in Contemplation.
Covenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
The Destruction of Jerusalem
Gen. xxxi. 11
A Treatise of the Fear of God;
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.
And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;
And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;
And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.
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