And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land. And there built he [a]an altar unto the Lord, which appeared unto him.

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  1. Genesis 12:7 It was not enough for him to worship God in his heart, but it was expedient to declare by outward profession his faith before men, whereof this altar was a sign.

15 For all (A)the land which thou seest, will I give unto thee, and to thy seed [a]forever,

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  1. Genesis 13:15 Meaning, a long time, and till the coming of Christ as Exod. 12:14 and 21:6; Deut. 15:17, and spiritually this is referred to the true children of Abram, born according to the promise, and not according to the flesh, which are heirs of the true land of Canaan.

15 All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring[a] forever.(A)

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  1. Genesis 13:15 Or seed; also in verse 16

18 (A)In that same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land: (B)from the river of Egypt unto the great river [a]Euphrates.

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  1. Genesis 15:18 Hebrew, Perath.

18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram(A) and said, “To your descendants I give this land,(B) from the Wadi[a] of Egypt(C) to the great river, the Euphrates(D)

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  1. Genesis 15:18 Or river

Also I will cause thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries: and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be (A)blessed,

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I will make your descendants(A) as numerous as the stars in the sky(B) and will give them all these lands,(C) and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](D)

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  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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