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Sojourn in ha’aretz hazot, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy zera, I will give all these lands, and I will perform the shevu’ah (oath) which I swore unto Avraham avichah;

And I will make thy zera to multiply as the kokhavim of Shomayim, and will give unto thy zera all these lands; and in thy zera shall kol Goyei Ha’Aretz be blessed;

Because Avraham obeyed My voice, and was shomer over My mishmeret (charge), My mitzvot, My chukkot, and My torot.

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Stay in this land for a while,(A) and I will be with you(B) and will bless you.(C) For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands(D) and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.(E) I will make your descendants(F) as numerous as the stars in the sky(G) and will give them all these lands,(H) and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](I) because Abraham obeyed me(J) and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees(K) and my instructions.(L)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 26:4 Or seed
  2. Genesis 26:4 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)

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