New International Version
But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year."
King James Bible
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
Darby Bible Translation
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year.
World English Bible
But my covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this set time next year."
Young's Literal Translation
and My covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah doth bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year;'
Genesis 17:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My covenant will I establish with Isaac - All temporal good things are promised to Ishmael and his posterity, but the establishment of the Lord's covenant is to be with Isaac. Hence it is fully evident that this covenant referred chiefly to spiritual things - to the Messiah, and the salvation which should be brought to both Jews and Gentiles by his incarnation, death, and glorification.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryConsecration to God --Illustrated by Abraham's Circumcision
Let me remind you of the order in which these blessings come. If we should speak of sanctification or consecration, it is not as a first thing, but as an elevation to be reached only by preceding stepping-stones. In vain do men pretend to be consecrated to God before they are called of God's Spirit; such have yet to be taught that no strength of nature can suffice to serve the Lord aright. They must learn what this meaneth, "Ye must be born again," for assuredly until men are brought into spiritual …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 14: 1868
Balaam's Prophecy. (Numb. xxiv. 17-19. )
All are Commanded to Pray --Prayer the Great Means of Salvation
Nature of Covenanting.
Then God said, "Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
Then one of them said, "I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son." Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son."
Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
Abraham gave the name Isaac to the son Sarah bore him.
Jump to PreviousAgreement Appointed Bear Birth Covenant Establish Isaac Sarah Season Time
Jump to NextAgreement Appointed Bear Birth Covenant Establish Isaac Sarah Season Time
LinksGenesis 17:21 NIV
Genesis 17:21 NLT
Genesis 17:21 ESV
Genesis 17:21 NASB
Genesis 17:21 KJV
Genesis 17:21 Bible Apps
Genesis 17:21 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 17:21 Chinese Bible
Genesis 17:21 French Bible
Genesis 17:21 German Bible
Genesis 17:21 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.