19 From them will come songs(A) of thanksgiving(B)
    and the sound of rejoicing.(C)
I will add to their numbers,(D)
    and they will not be decreased;
I will bring them honor,(E)
    and they will not be disdained.

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18 Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations,(A) just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”[a](B)

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  1. Romans 4:18 Gen. 15:5
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12 And so from this one man, and he as good as dead,(A) came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.(B)

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