Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
And God said to Abraham, On your side, you are to keep the agreement, you and your seed after you through all generations.
1 Chronicles 16:17
And he gave it to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an eternal agreement;
You saw that his heart was true to you, and made an agreement with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Jebusite and the Girgashite, even to give it to his seed, and you have done what you said; for righteousness is yours:
To do acts of mercy to our fathers and to keep in mind his holy word,
Who are Israelites: who have the place of sons, and the glory, and the agreements with God, and the giving of the law, and the worship, and the hope offered by God:
Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision to give effect to the undertakings given by God to the fathers,
And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and yours is the heritage by the right of God's undertaking given to Abraham.
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.
Seeing that Abraham will certainly become a great and strong nation, and his name will be used by all the nations of the earth as a blessing?
And your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth, because you have done what I gave you orders to do.
I will make your seed like the stars of heaven in number, and will give them all these lands, and your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth;
Your seed will be like the dust of the earth, covering all the land to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south: you and your seed will be a name of blessing to all the families of the earth.
For God's word, that the earth would be his heritage, was given to Abraham, not through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
And the holy Writings, seeing before the event that God would give the Gentiles righteousness by faith, gave the good news before to Abraham, saying, In you will all the nations have a blessing.