Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 of you a great nation, and I will bless you [with abundant increase of favors] and make your name famous and distinguished, and you will be a blessing [dispensing 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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;

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 The LORD told Abram, "You are to leave your land, your relatives, and your father's house and go to the land that I'm going to show you. 2 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. 3 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."


Cross References

Genesis 18:18

"since Abraham's descendants will become a great and powerful nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed through him?

Genesis 24:35

"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.

Genesis 46:3

"I'm God, your father's God. Don't be afraid to move down to Egypt, because I'm going to turn you into a mighty nation there.

Deuteronomy 26:5

Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God:

Galatians 3:14

This happened in order that the blessing promised to Abraham would come to the gentiles through the Messiah Jesus, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Genesis 15:5

Then the LORD took him outside. "Look up at the sky and count the stars if you can!" he said. "Your descendants will be that numerous."

Genesis 17:4-6

"Look, I've made a covenant with you. You will be the father of many nations.

Genesis 22:17-18

I will certainly bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in heaven and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 13:16

I'll make your descendants as plentiful as the specks of dust of the earth, so that if one could count the specks of dust of the earth, then your descendants could also be counted.

Genesis 14:14-16

When Abram heard that his nephew had been taken prisoner, he gathered together 318 of his trained men, who had been born in his household, and they went out in pursuit as far as Dan.

Genesis 19:29

And so it was that, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, he remembered Abraham and brought Lot out from the midst of the destruction when he overthrew the cities where Lot had lived.

Genesis 26:4

I'll cause you to have as many descendants as the stars of the heavens, and I'll certainly give all these lands to your descendants. Later on, through your descendants all the nations of the earth will bless one another.

Genesis 27:29

May people serve and bow before you; may you be master over your brothers; may your mother's sons bow before you; may anyone who curses you be cursed; and may anyone who blesses you be blessed."

Genesis 28:3-4

May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful so that your descendants become a whole group of people.

Genesis 28:14

Your descendants are going to become like the dust of the earth and spread out to the west, east, north, and south. All the families of the earth will be blessed through you and your descendants.

Genesis 35:11

So God called his name Israel and also told him, "I am God Almighty. You are to be fruitful and multiply. You will become a nation in fact, an assembly of nations! Kings will come from you they'll emerge from your own loins!

Exodus 1:7

But the Israelis were fruitful and increased abundantly. They multiplied in numbers and became very, very strong. As a result, the land was filled with them.

Exodus 32:10

Now let me alone so that my anger may burn against them and that I may consume them, but I'll make a great nation of you."

Numbers 14:12

"That's why I'm going to attack them with pestilence and disinherit them. Instead, I'll make you a great nation even mightier than they are!"

Numbers 24:9-10

He crouches, laying low like a lion. Who would awaken him? Those who bless you are blessed, and those who curse you are cursed."

2 Samuel 7:9

"""Furthermore, I have remained with you everywhere you have gone, annihilating all your enemies right in front of you. I will make a great reputation for you, like the reputation of great ones who have lived on earth.

1 Kings 1:47

In addition to all of this, the king's servants have come along to congratulate our lord King David. They've been telling David "May your God make Solomon's reputation even more famous than yours, and may he make his throne greater than yours!' The king has himself bowed in worship on his own bed

1 Kings 3:8-9

Your servant lives in the midst of your people that you have chosen, a great people that is too numerous to be counted.

Micah 7:20

You will remain true to Jacob, and merciful to Abraham, as you promised our ancestors long ago.

Romans 4:11

Afterward he received the mark of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. Therefore, he is the ancestor of all who believe while uncircumcised, in order that righteousness may be credited to them.

Galatians 3:7

You see, then, that those who have faith are Abraham's real descendants.

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