Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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.

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 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: 3 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. 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.


Cross References

Genesis 22:18

And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Genesis 26:4

And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

Genesis 27:29

Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.

Numbers 24:9

He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall stir him up? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.

Galatians 3:8

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Genesis 18:18

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

Genesis 28:14

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Exodus 23:22

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

Psalm 72:17

His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

Galatians 3:16

Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.

Genesis 30:27

And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

Genesis 30:30

For it was little which thou hadst before I came, and it is now increased unto a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed thee since my coming: and now when shall I provide for mine own house also?

Genesis 39:5

And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.

Acts 3:25-26

Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

Colossians 3:11

Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.

Revelation 7:9

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

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