New American Standard Bible
"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly."
King James Bible
And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will set my covenant between me and thee, and will very greatly multiply thee.
World English Bible
I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly."
Young's Literal Translation
and I give My covenant between Me and thee, and multiply thee very exceedingly.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My covenant - which I have already purposed and formally closed. "I will grant," carry into effect, the provisions of it. "Multiply thee." The seed is here identified with the head or parent seat of life. The seed now comes forward as the prominent benefit of the covenant.
LibraryWith, Before, After
'Enoch walked with God,'--GENESIS v. 22. 'Walk before Me.'--GENESIS xvii. 1. 'Ye shall walk after the Lord your God.'--DEUTERONOMY xiii. 4. You will have anticipated, I suppose, my purpose in doing what I very seldom do--cutting little snippets out of different verses and putting them together. You see that these three fragments, in their resemblances and in their differences, are equally significant and instructive. They concur in regarding life as a walk--a metaphor which expresses continuity, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Circumcision, Temple Service, and Naming of Jesus.
An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
Supplementary Note to Chapter ii. The Year of Christ's Birth.
who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,
"I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.
And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:
"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
2 Kings 13:23
But the LORD was gracious to them and had compassion on them and turned to them because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them or cast them from His presence until now.
1 Chronicles 16:16
The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.
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