Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;
"Yet on your fathers did the LORD set His affection to love them, and He chose their descendants after them, even you above all peoples, as it is this day.
Joshua said to all the people, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the River, namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.
"But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, Descendant of Abraham My friend,
"Look to Abraham your father And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain; When he was but one I called him, Then I blessed him and multiplied him."
"No longer shall your name be called Abram, But your name shall be Abraham; For I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.