Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the LORD had said unto Abram, Depart out of thy country and from thy nature and from thy father's house unto a land that I will show thee;
The LORD delighted only in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you from among all the peoples, as it is this day.
And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Long ago your fathers dwelt on the other side of the river, even Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nachor, and they served other gods.
But thou, Israel, my slave, Jacob whom I have chosen, art the seed of Abraham my friend.
Look unto Abraham your father and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him alone and blessed him and multiplied him.
Neither shall thy name any longer be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many Gentiles have I made thee.
for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it and to thy seed for ever.