Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

that in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed like the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore. And your Seed shall possess the gate of His enemies.

New American Standard Bible

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

King James Version

That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

Holman Bible

I will indeed bless you and make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore, and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies,

American Standard Version

that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore. And thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies.

Amplified

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants like the stars of the heavens and like the sand on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies [as conquerors].

Bible in Basic English

That I will certainly give you my blessing, and your seed will be increased like the stars of heaven and the sand by the seaside; your seed will take the land of those who are against them;

Darby Translation

I will richly bless thee, and greatly multiply thy seed, as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is on the sea-shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

Julia Smith Translation

That praising, I will praise thee, and multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand upon the lip of the sea; and thy seed shall inherit the gate of his enemies.

King James 2000

That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;

Lexham Expanded Bible

that I will certainly bless you and greatly multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the shore of the sea. And your offspring will take possession of the gate of his enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that I will bless thee and multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven and as the sand upon the sea side. And thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.

The Emphasized Bible

That I will, richly bless, thee, and, abundantly multiply, thy seed, as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is on the lip of the sea, - that thy seed may take possession of the gate of his foes:

Webster

That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand which is on the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

World English Bible

that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.

Youngs Literal Translation

that blessing I bless thee, and multiplying I multiply thy seed as stars of the heavens, and as sand which is on the sea-shore; and thy seed doth possess the gate of his enemies;

Interlinear

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

thee, and in multiplying
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

I will multiply
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

as the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

of the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and as the sand
חול 
Chowl 
Usage: 23

which is upon the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

and thy seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 22:17

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

God Tests Abraham

16 and said, I have sworn by Myself, says Jehovah; because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only one; 17 that in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed like the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore. And your Seed shall possess the gate of His enemies. 18 And in your Seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.



Cross References

Genesis 15:5

And He brought him outside and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars, if you are able to count them. And He said to him, So shall your seed be.

Genesis 24:60

And they blessed Rebekah, and said to her, Our sister, be the mother of thousands of millions, and let your seed possess the gate of those who hate them.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea measured, so I will multiply the seed of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.

Genesis 13:16

And I will make your seed as the dust of the earth, so that if a man can count the dust of the earth, then shall your seed also be counted.

Genesis 26:4

And I will make your seed to multiply as the stars of the heavens, and will give to your seed all these lands. And in your Seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed,

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation. And I will bless you and make your name great. And you shall be a blessing.

Genesis 17:6

And I will make you exceedingly fruitful, greatly so, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you.

Genesis 27:28-29

And may God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and wine.

Genesis 28:3

And may God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, so that you may be a multitude of peoples.

Genesis 28:14-22

And your seed shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. And in you and in your Seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 32:12

And You said, I will surely do you good, and make your seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 49:25-26

by the God of your father, who shall help you. And may the Almighty bless you with blessings of Heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Numbers 24:17-19

I shall see him, but not now. I shall behold him, but not near. There shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Scepter shall rise out of Israel, and shall strike the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.

Deuteronomy 1:10

Jehovah your God has multiplied you, and, behold, today you are as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his father and his mother shall lay hold on him and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place.

Deuteronomy 28:2-13

And all these blessings shall come on you and overtake you, if you will listen to the voice of Jehovah your God.

Joshua 1:1-10

And it happened after the death of Moses the servant of Jehovah, Jehovah spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying,

2 Samuel 8:1-18

And it happened afterward, David struck the Philistines and humbled them. And David took The Bridle of the Metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 10:1-19

And it happened after this, the king of the sons of Ammon died, and his son Hanun reigned in his stead.

1 Kings 9:26

And King Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom.

Psalm 2:8-9

Ask of Me, and I shall give the nations for Your inheritance; and the uttermost parts of the earth for Your possession.

Psalm 72:8-9

He shall also have the rule from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of the earth.

Jeremiah 32:22

And You have given them this land, which You swore to their fathers to give them, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Daniel 2:44-45

And in the days of these kings, the God of Heaven shall set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed. And the kingdom shall not be left to other peoples, but it shall crush and destroy all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.

Micah 1:9

For her wounds are not curable; for it has come to Judah; it has reached to the gate of My people, to Jerusalem.

Luke 1:68-75

Blessed is the Lord, the God of Israel, for He has visited and redeemed His people

1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenlies in Christ;

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded. And there were great voices in Heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ. And He will reign forever and ever.

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