Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

That I may make thee into a great nation, And bless thee and make great thy name, And become thou a blessing;

New American Standard Bible

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;

King James Version

And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

Holman Bible

I will make you into a great nation,
I will bless you,
I will make your name great,
and you will be a blessing.

International Standard Version

I'll make a great nation of your descendants, I'll bless you, and I'll make your reputation great, so that you will be a blessing.

A Conservative Version

And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great, and be thou a blessing.

American Standard Version

and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make they name great; and be thou a blessing;

Amplified


And I will make you a great nation,
And I will bless you [abundantly],
And make your name great (exalted, distinguished);
And you shall be a blessing [a source of great good to others];

Bible in Basic English

And I will make of you a great nation, blessing you and making your name great; and you will be a blessing:

Darby Translation

And I will make of thee a great nation, and bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.

King James 2000

And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great. And you will be a blessing.

Modern King James verseion

And I will make you a great nation. And I will bless you and make your name great. And you shall be a blessing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will make of thee a mighty people, and will bless thee, and make thy name great, that thou mayst be a blessing.

NET Bible

Then I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great, so that you will exemplify divine blessing.

New Heart English Bible

And I will make of you a great nation. And I will bless you and make your name great. And you will be a blessing.

Webster

And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

World English Bible

I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I make thee become a great nation, and bless thee, and make thy name great; and be thou a blessing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will make of thee

Usage: 0

a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

and I will bless
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

thee, and make
גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 12:2

References

Context Readings

The Call Of Abram

1 And Yahweh said unto Abram: Come thou on thy way, Out of thy land and out of the place of thy birth and out of the house of thy father, - Unto the land that I will show thee; 2 That I may make thee into a great nation, And bless thee and make great thy name, And become thou a blessing; 3 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.


Cross References

Genesis 18:18

when, Abraham, shall surely become, a great and mighty nation, - and all the nations of the earth, shall be blessed in him?

Genesis 24:35

Now, Yahweh, having blessed my lord exceedingly, and made him great, - and given him flocks and herds and silver and gold, and men-servants and maid-servants, and camels, and asses,

Genesis 46:3

And he said - Behold me! And he said: I, am GOD himself, the God of thy father, - Be not afraid of going down to Egypt, seeing that for a great nation, will I plant thee there.

Deuteronomy 26:5

And thou shalt respond and say before Yahweh thy God - A Syrian ready to perish, was my father, so he went down to Egypt, and became a sojourner there with men only few; but he became there a nation great, mighty and numerous;

Galatians 3:14

In order that, unto the nations, the blessing of Abraham, might come about in Jesus Christ, - in order that, the promise of the Spirit, we might receive through means of the faith.

Genesis 15:5

And he brought him forth abroad and said - Look steadfastly. I pray thee towards the heavens, and number the stars, if thou be able to number, them, And he said to him, Thus, shall be thy seed.

Genesis 17:4-6

As for me, lo! my covenant is with thee, - So shalt thou become - father of a multitude of nations;

Genesis 22:17-18

That I will, richly bless, thee, and, abundantly multiply, thy seed, as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is on the lip of the sea, - that thy seed may take possession of the gate of his foes:

Genesis 13:16

and I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth, - so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, thy seed also, may be numbered.

Genesis 14:14-16

So Abram, hearing that his brother had been taken captive, drew forth his trained men born in his house three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

Genesis 19:29

And it came to pass when God destroyed the cities of the circuit, that God remembered Abraham, and sent forth Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities wherein Lot had dwelt.

Genesis 26:4

and will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and will give to thy seed, all these lands, - And all the nations of the earth shall bless themselves in thy seed:

Genesis 27:29

Let peoples serve thee And races bow down to thee, Become thou lord to thy brethren, And let the sons of thy mother bow down to thee, - He that curseth thee, be accursed! And he that blesseth thee, be blessed!

Genesis 28:3-4

And, GOD Almighty, bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, so shalt thou become a multitude of peoples.

Genesis 28:14

And thy seed shall become as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt break forth westward and eastward, and northward and southward, - And all the families of the ground shall be blessed in thee and in thy seed.

Genesis 35:11

And God said to him - I, am GOD Almighty! Be fruitful and multiply, A nation, and a multitude of nations shall spring from thee, - And, kings, from thy loins, shall come forth;

Exodus 1:7

But the sons of Israel, were fruitful and swarmed and multiplied and waxed mighty, with exceeding vigour, - so that the land was filled with them.

Exodus 32:10

Now, therefore, let me alone, that mine anger may kindle upon them and that I may consume them, and may make of thee

Numbers 14:12

Let me smite them with pestilence, and disinherit them, - And make thee into a nation greater and more mighty than they!

Numbers 24:9-10

He hath knelt - hath lain down, Like a strong lion, yea like a lioness, Who shall rouse him up? Such as bless thee are each one blessed, But, such, as curse thee, are each one cursed.

2 Samuel 7:9

and was with thee, whithersoever thou didst go, and have cut off all thine enemies, from before thee, - and will make thee a name, like the name of the great ones who are in the earth;

1 Kings 1:47

Moreover also, the servants of the king have been in, to bless our lord King David, saying - Thy God make the name of Solomon better than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne, - And the king bowed himself upon his bed.

1 Kings 3:8-9

And, thy servant, is in the midst of thy people, whom thou hast chosen, - a numerous people, that cannot be numbered or summed up, for multitude.

Micah 7:20

Thou wilt grant - the faithfulness to Jacob, the lovingkindness to Abraham, - which thou didst swear to our fathers, from the days of ancient time.

Romans 4:11

And, a sign, he received namely of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while yet uncircumcised; to the end he might be father of all that believe during uncircumcision, to the end the same righteousness might be reckoned unto them, -

Galatians 3:7

Be taking note, therefore - that, they who are of faith, the same, are, sons, of Abraham;

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