I will bless those who bless you,
    and whoever curses you I will curse;(A)
and all peoples on earth
    will be blessed through you.(B)[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 12:3 Or earth / will use your name in blessings (see 48:20)
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And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

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48 for he has been mindful
    of the humble state of his servant.(A)
From now on all generations will call me blessed,(B)

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48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

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