New Living Translation
He said to me, 'I will make you fruitful, and I will multiply your descendants. I will make you a multitude of nations. And I will give this land of Canaan to your descendants after you as an everlasting possession.'
King James Bible
And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.
Darby Bible Translation
and he said to me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a company of peoples; and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.
World English Bible
and said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful, and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your seed after you for an everlasting possession.'
Young's Literal Translation
and saith unto me, Lo, I am making thee fruitful, and have multiplied thee, and given thee for an assembly of peoples, and given this land to thy seed after thee, a possession age-during.
Genesis 48:4 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 48:4 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryJesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
And I will give the entire land of Canaan, where you now live as a foreigner, to you and your descendants. It will be their possession forever, and I will be their God."
May God Almighty bless you and give you many children. And may your descendants multiply and become many nations!
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!
But their descendants, the Israelites, had many children and grandchildren. In fact, they multiplied so greatly that they became extremely powerful and filled the land.
"I will look favorably upon you, making you fertile and multiplying your people. And I will fulfill my covenant with you.
Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him.
Jump to PreviousAge-During Community Company Descendants Everlasting Family Fertile Fruitful Great Heritage Increase Making Multiplied Multiply Multitude Nations Numbers Numerous Peoples Possession Seed
Jump to NextAge-During Community Company Descendants Everlasting Family Fertile Fruitful Great Heritage Increase Making Multiplied Multiply Multitude Nations Numbers Numerous Peoples Possession Seed
LinksGenesis 48:4 NIV
Genesis 48:4 NLT
Genesis 48:4 ESV
Genesis 48:4 NASB
Genesis 48:4 KJV
Genesis 48:4 Bible Apps
Genesis 48:4 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 48:4 Chinese Bible
Genesis 48:4 French Bible
Genesis 48:4 German Bible
Genesis 48:4 Commentaries