Genesis 12:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."

King James Version

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Holman Bible

I will bless those who bless you, I will curse those who treat you with contempt, and all the peoples on earth will be blessed through you.

International Standard Version

I'll bless those who bless you, but I'll curse the one who curses you, and through you all the people of the earth will be blessed."

A Conservative Version

And I will bless those who bless thee, and he who curses thee I will curse. And in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

American Standard Version

and I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse: and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Amplified

And I will bless those who bless you [who confer prosperity or happiness upon you] and curse him who curses or uses insolent language toward you; in you will all the families and kindred of the earth be blessed [and by you they will bless themselves].

Bible in Basic English

To them who are good to you will I give blessing, and on him who does you wrong will I put my curse: and you will become a name of blessing to all the families of the earth.

Darby Translation

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee; and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will bless those that bless thee and curse those that curse thee, and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will praise them praising thee, and I will curse him cursing thee, and in thee shall all the families of the earth be praised.

King James 2000

And I will bless them that bless you, and curse him that curses you: and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, and those who curse you I will curse. And all families of the earth will be blessed in you."

Modern King James verseion

And I will bless those that bless you and curse the one who curses you. And in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee. And in thee shall be blessed all the generations of the earth."

NET Bible

I will bless those who bless you, but the one who treats you lightly I must curse, and all the families of the earth will bless one another by your name."

New Heart English Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you, and in you all of the families of the earth be blessed."

New simplified Bible

I will bless those who bless you. I will curse whoever curses you. All the people on earth will be blessed through you.

The Emphasized Bible

That I may bless them who bless thee, But him who maketh light of thee, will I curse, - So shall be, blessed in thee, all the families of the ground.

Webster

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

World English Bible

I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. All of the families of the earth will be blessed in you."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I bless those blessing thee, and him who is disesteeming thee I curse, and blessed in thee have been all families of the ground.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will bless
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

thee, and curse
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

קלל 
Qalal 
Usage: 82

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

of the earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

Context Readings

The Call Of Abram

2 And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing; 3 And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed." 4 So Abram went forth as the LORD had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.


Cross References

Genesis 22:18

"In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."

Genesis 26:4

"I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven, and will give your descendants all these lands; and by your descendants all the nations of the earth shall be blessed;

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you; Be master of your brothers, And may your mother's sons bow down to you Cursed be those who curse you, And blessed be those who bless you."

Numbers 24:9

"He crouches, he lies down as a lion, And as a lion, who dares rouse him? Blessed is everyone who blesses you, And cursed is everyone who curses you."

Galatians 3:8

The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "ALL THE NATIONS WILL BE BLESSED IN YOU."

Genesis 18:18

since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?

Genesis 28:14

"Your descendants will also be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south; and in you and in your descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Exodus 23:22

"But if you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

Psalm 72:17

May his name endure forever; May his name increase as long as the sun shines; And let men bless themselves by him; Let all nations call him blessed.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.

Genesis 30:27

But Laban said to him, "If now it pleases you, stay with me; I have divined that the LORD has blessed me on your account."

Genesis 30:30

"For you had little before I came and it has increased to a multitude, and the LORD has blessed you wherever I turned. But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?"

Genesis 39:5

It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house on account of Joseph; thus the LORD'S blessing was upon all that he owned, in the house and in the field.

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'

Matthew 25:45

"Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.'

Acts 3:25-26

"It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'AND IN YOUR SEED ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.'

Romans 4:11

and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

Colossians 3:11

a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;



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