The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring[a](A) I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the Lord who had appeared to him.

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  1. 12:7 Lit seed

14 After Lot had separated from him, the Lord said to Abram, “Look from the place where you are. Look north and south, east and west,(A) 15 for I will give you and your offspring[a] forever all the land that you see.(B) 16 I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth,(C) so that if anyone could count the dust of the earth, then your offspring could be counted. 17 Get up and walk around the land, through its length and width, for I will give it to you.”

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  1. 13:15 Lit seed

He also said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”(A)

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He didn’t give him an inheritance in it—not even a foot of ground—but he promised to give it to him as a possession, and to his descendants after him,(A) even though he was childless.

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