Parallel Verses

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 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.

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 Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go out from your country, your relatives, and your father's household to the land that I will show you. 2 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. 3 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."


Cross References

Genesis 18:18

After all, Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all the nations on the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using his name.

Genesis 24:35

"The Lord has richly blessed my master and he has become very wealthy. The Lord has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.

Genesis 46:3

He said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there.

Deuteronomy 26:5

Then you must affirm before the Lord your God, "A wandering Aramean was my ancestor, and he went down to Egypt and lived there as a foreigner with a household few in number, but there he became a great, powerful, and numerous people.

Galatians 3:14

in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham would come to the Gentiles, so that we could receive the promise of the Spirit by faith.

Genesis 15:5

The Lord took him outside and said, "Gaze into the sky and count the stars -- if you are able to count them!" Then he said to him, "So will your descendants be."

Genesis 17:4-6

"As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of a multitude of nations.

Genesis 22:17-18

I will indeed bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the strongholds of their enemies.

Genesis 13:16

And I will make your descendants like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone is able to count the dust of the earth, then your descendants also can be counted.

Genesis 14:14-16

When Abram heard that his nephew had been taken captive, he mobilized his 318 trained men who had been born in his household, and he pursued the invaders as far as Dan.

Genesis 19:29

So when God destroyed the cities of the region, God honored Abraham's request. He removed Lot from the midst of the destruction when he destroyed the cities Lot had lived in.

Genesis 26:4

I will multiply your descendants so they will be as numerous as the stars in the sky, and I will give them all these lands. All the nations of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using the name of your descendants.

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you and nations bow down to you. You will be lord over your brothers, and the sons of your mother will bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed, and those who bless you be blessed."

Genesis 28:3-4

May the sovereign God bless you! May he make you fruitful and give you a multitude of descendants! Then you will become a large nation.

Genesis 28:14

Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west, east, north, and south. All the families of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using your name and that of your descendants.

Genesis 35:11

Then God said to him, "I am the sovereign God. Be fruitful and multiply! A nation -- even a company of nations -- will descend from you; kings will be among your descendants!

Exodus 1:7

The Israelites, however, were fruitful, increased greatly, multiplied, and became extremely strong, so that the land was filled with them.

Exodus 32:10

So now, leave me alone so that my anger can burn against them and I can destroy them, and I will make from you a great nation."

Numbers 14:12

I will strike them with the pestilence, and I will disinherit them; I will make you into a nation that is greater and mightier than they!"

Numbers 24:9-10

They crouch and lie down like a lion, and as a lioness, who can stir him? Blessed is the one who blesses you, and cursed is the one who curses you!'"

2 Samuel 7:9

I was with you wherever you went, and I defeated all your enemies before you. Now I will make you as famous as the great men of the earth.

1 Kings 1:47

The king's servants have even come to congratulate our master King David, saying, 'May your God make Solomon more famous than you and make him an even greater king than you!' Then the king leaned on the bed

1 Kings 3:8-9

Your servant stands among your chosen people; they are a great nation that is too numerous to count or number.

Micah 7:20

You will be loyal to Jacob and extend your loyal love to Abraham, which you promised on oath to our ancestors in ancient times.

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, so that he would become the father of all those who believe but have never been circumcised, that they too could have righteousness credited to them.

Galatians 3:7

so then, understand that those who believe are the sons of Abraham.

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