Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I will bless those who bless you,
I will curse those who treat you with contempt,
and all the peoples on earth
will be blessed through you.

New American Standard Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."

King James Version

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

International Standard Version

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."

A Conservative Version

And I will bless those who bless thee, and he who curses thee I will curse. And in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

American Standard Version

and I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse: and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Amplified

And I will bless those who bless you [who confer prosperity or happiness upon you] and curse him who curses or uses insolent language toward you; in you will all the families and kindred of the earth be blessed [and by you they will bless themselves].

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee; and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will bless those that bless thee and curse those that curse thee, and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will praise them praising thee, and I will curse him cursing thee, and in thee shall all the families of the earth be praised.

King James 2000

And I will bless them that bless you, and curse him that curses you: and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, and those who curse you I will curse. And all families of the earth will be blessed in you."

Modern King James verseion

And I will bless those that bless you and curse the one who curses you. And in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee. And in thee shall be blessed all the generations of the earth."

NET Bible

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."

New Heart English Bible

And I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you, and in you all of the families of the earth be blessed."

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

World English Bible

I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. All of the families of the earth will be blessed in you."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I bless those blessing thee, and him who is disesteeming thee I curse, and blessed in thee have been all families of the ground.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will bless
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

thee, and curse
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

of the earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

Images Genesis 12:3

Prayers for Genesis 12:3

Context Readings

The Call Of Abram

2 I will make you into a great nation,
I will bless you,
I will make your name great,
and you will be a blessing.
3 I will bless those who bless you,
I will curse those who treat you with contempt,
and all the peoples on earth
will be blessed through you.
4 So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran.


Cross References

Genesis 22:18

And all the nations of the earth will be blessed by your offspring because you have obeyed My command.”

Genesis 26:4

I will make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky, I will give your offspring all these lands, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed by your offspring,

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you
and nations bow down to you.
Be master over your brothers;
may your mother’s sons bow down to you.
Those who curse you will be cursed,
and those who bless you will be blessed.

Numbers 24:9

He crouches, he lies down like a lion
or a lioness—who dares to rouse him?
Those who bless you will be blessed,
and those who curse you will be cursed.

Galatians 3:8

Now the Scripture saw in advance that God would justify the Gentiles by faith and told the good news ahead of time to Abraham, saying, All the nations will be blessed through you.

Genesis 18:18

Abraham is to become a great and powerful nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed through him.

Genesis 28:14

Your offspring will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out toward the west, the east, the north, and the south. All the peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.

Exodus 23:22

But if you will carefully obey him and do everything I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and a foe to your foes.

Psalm 72:17

May his name endure forever;
as long as the sun shines,
may his fame increase.
May all nations be blessed by him
and call him blessed.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us—our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption,

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say “and to seeds,” as though referring to many, but referring to one, and to your seed, who is Christ.

Genesis 30:27

But Laban said to him, “If I have found favor in your sight, stay. I have learned by divination that the Lord has blessed me because of you.”

Genesis 30:30

For you had very little before I came, but now your wealth has increased. The Lord has blessed you because of me. And now, when will I also do something for my own family?”

Genesis 39:5

From the time that he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian’s house because of Joseph. The Lord’s blessing was on all that he owned, in his house and in his fields.

Matthew 25:40

“And the King will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’

Matthew 25:45

“Then He will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for Me either.’

Acts 3:25-26

You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant that God made with your ancestors, saying to Abraham, And all the families of the earth will be blessed through your offspring.

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while still uncircumcised. This was to make him the father of all who believe but are not circumcised, so that righteousness may be credited to them also.

Galatians 3:28

There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male or female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:3

Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavens.

Colossians 3:11

In Christ there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all.

Revelation 7:9

After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.

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