Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
And truly my ears are open to the cry of the children of Israel whom the Egyptians keep under their yoke; and I have kept in mind my agreement.
And whenever the Lord gave them judges, then the Lord was with the judge, and was their saviour from the hands of their haters all the days of the judge; for the Lord was moved by their cries of grief because of those who were cruel to them.
And so you gave them up into the hands of their haters who were cruel to them: and in the time of their trouble, when they made their prayer to you, you gave ear to them from heaven; and in your great mercy gave them saviours, who made them free from the hands of their haters.
They sent up their cry to you and were made free: they put their faith in you and were not put to shame.
When my cry came to your ears you gave me an answer, and made me great with strength in my soul.
But I will be the judge of that nation whose servants they are, and they will come out from among them with great wealth.
And I will make between me and you and your seed after you through all generations, an eternal agreement to be a God to you and to your seed after you.
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?
Keep in this land, and I will be with you and give you my blessing; for to you and to your seed will I give all these lands, giving effect to the oath which I made to your father Abraham;
And he had a dream, and in his dream he saw steps stretching from earth to heaven, and the angels of God were going up and down on them.
And he said, Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel: for in your fight with God and with men you have overcome.
And God said to Israel in a night-vision, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.
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:
O you seed of Abraham, his servant, you children of Jacob, his loved ones.
And kept in mind his agreement with them, and in his great mercy gave them forgiveness.
To do acts of mercy to our fathers and to keep in mind his holy word,