Parallel Verses

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 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.

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 (do good for, benefit) those who bless you,
And I will curse [that is, subject to My wrath and judgment] the one who curses (despises, dishonors, has contempt for) you.
And in you all the families (nations) of the earth will be blessed.”

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.

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."

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 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." 4 So Abram left, just as the Lord had told him to do, and Lot went with him. (Now Abram was 75 years old when he departed from Haran.)


Cross References

Genesis 22:18

Because you have obeyed me, all the nations of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using the name of your descendants.'"

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."

Numbers 24:9

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!'"

Galatians 3:8

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, proclaimed the gospel to Abraham ahead of time, saying, "All the nations will be blessed in you."

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 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.

Exodus 23:22

But if you diligently obey him and do all that I command, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and I will be an adversary to your adversaries.

Psalm 72:17

May his fame endure! May his dynasty last as long as the sun remains in the sky! May they use his name when they formulate their blessings! May all nations consider him to be favored by God!

1 Corinthians 1:30

He is the reason you have a relationship with Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his descendant. Scripture does not say, "and to the descendants," referring to many, but "and to your descendant," referring to one, who is Christ.

Genesis 30:27

But Laban said to him, "If I have found favor in your sight, please stay here, for I have learned by divination that the Lord has blessed me on account of you."

Genesis 30:30

Indeed, you had little before I arrived, but now your possessions have increased many times over. The Lord has blessed you wherever I worked. But now, how long must it be before I do something for my own family too?"

Genesis 39:5

From the time Potiphar appointed him over his household and over all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian's household for Joseph's sake. The blessing of the Lord was on everything that he had, both in his house and in his fields.

Matthew 25:40

And the king will answer them, 'I tell you the truth, just as you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did it for me.'

Matthew 25:45

Then he will answer them, 'I tell you the truth, just as you did not do it for one of the least of these, you did not do it for me.'

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 in your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.'

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 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ.

Colossians 3:11

Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.

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