Thematic Bible

Genesis 17:1 (show verse)

And it came to pass that, when Abram was ninety and nine years old, Yahweh appeared unto Abram, and said unto him, I, am GOD Almighty, - Walk, thou before me and become thou blameless:

Genesis 17:2 (show verse)

That I may set my covenant betwixt me and thee, And may multiply thee, exceedingly.

Genesis 17:3 (show verse)

And Abram fell on his face, - and God spake with him, saying:

Genesis 17:4 (show verse)

As for me, lo! my covenant is with thee, - So shalt thou become - father of a multitude of nations;

Genesis 17:5 (show verse)

And thy name shall no more be called Abram, - but thy name shall become Abraham, for father of a multitude of nations, have I appointed thee;

Genesis 17:6 (show verse)

And I will make thee fruitful, exceedingly, and grant thee to be nations, - Yea kings, out of thee, shall come forth;

Genesis 17:7 (show verse)

And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;

Genesis 17:8 (show verse)

And I will give to thee and to thy seed after thee the land of thy sojournings - all the land of Canaan, for an age-abiding possession - And I will be to them a God.

Genesis 17:9 (show verse)

And God said unto Abraham, But, as for thee, my covenant, must thou keep, thou and thy seed after thee, to their generations: -

Genesis 17:10 (show verse)

This, is my covenant which ye shall keep, betwixt me and you, and thy seed after thee, - To circumcise to you every male:

Genesis 17:11 (show verse)

So shall ye be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin, - So shall it become a sign of a covenant, betwixt me and you.

Genesis 17:12 (show verse)

And he that is eight days old, shall be circumcised to you every male to your generations, - he that is born of the house, and he that is bought with silver of any son of a stranger, who is, not of thy seed,

Genesis 17:13 (show verse)

He must surely be circumcised, born of thy house or bought with thy silver, - So shall my covenant be in your flesh for an age-abiding covenant.

Genesis 17:14 (show verse)

But, as for the uncircumcised male who shall not be circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, - that person shall be cut off from among his people, - my covenant, hath he made void.

Genesis 17:15 (show verse)

And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, - but, Sarah, is her name;

Genesis 17:16 (show verse)

and I will bless her, yea moreover will give - from her - to thee, a son, - And I will bless her, and she shall become nations. Kings of peoples, from her, shall arise.

Genesis 17:17 (show verse)

And Abraham fell on his face and laughed, - and said in his heart To one a hundred years old, shall a child be born? And shall even Sarah, who is ninety years old, give birth?

Genesis 17:18 (show verse)

And Abraham said unto God, - Oh that, Ishmael, might live before thee!

Genesis 17:19 (show verse)

And God said - Truly, Sarah thy wife, is about to bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name, Isaac, - and I will establish my covenant with him as an age-abiding covenant, to his seed after him.

Genesis 17:20 (show verse)

Yet as for Ishmael, I have heard thee; o! I have blessed trim and will make him fruitful, and multiply him, exceedingly, - twelve princes, shall he beget, and I will grant him to be a great nation;

Genesis 17:21 (show verse)

But my covenant, will I establish with Isaac, - whom Sarah shall bear, to thee, by this set time, in the next year.

Genesis 17:22 (show verse)

And he left off speaking with him, - and God went up from Abraham.

Genesis 17:23 (show verse)

So Abraham took Ishmael his son and all born of his house and all bought with his silver - every male among the men of the house of Abraham, - and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin on this selfsame day, according to that which God had spoken with him.

Genesis 17:24 (show verse)

Now Abraham, was ninety-nine years old, - when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Genesis 17:25 (show verse)

And Ishmael, his son, was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Genesis 17:26 (show verse)

On this selfsame day, was Abraham circumcised, - and Ishmael his son;

Genesis 17:27 (show verse)

and, all the men of his house, born of his house, and bought with silver from the son of a stranger, were circumcised with him.