Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get you out of your country, and from your kindred, and from your father's house, unto a land that I will show you:
Only the LORD had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their descendants after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.
And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus says the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the River in former times, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor: and they served other gods.
But you, Israel, are my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the descendant of Abraham my friend.
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
Neither shall your name any more be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made you.
For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your descendants forever.