Dwell in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee: for to thee, and to thy seed I will give all these (A)countries, and I will perform the oath which I swear unto Abraham thy father.

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 (B)blessed,

Because that Abraham [a]obeyed my voice and kept mine [b]ordinance, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 26:5 He commendeth Abraham’s obedience, because Isaac should be the more ready to follow the like: for as God made this promise of his free mercy, so doth the confirmation thereof proceed of the same fountain.
  2. Genesis 26:5 Hebrew, my keeping.

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