He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars(A)—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring[a] be.”(B)

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  1. Genesis 15:5 Or seed
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17 I will surely bless you(A) and make your descendants(B) as numerous as the stars in the sky(C) and as the sand on the seashore.(D) Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,(E)

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22 I will make the descendants of David my servant and the Levites who minister before me as countless(A) as the stars in the sky and as measureless as the sand on the seashore.’”

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26 I will make a covenant of peace(A) with them; it will be an everlasting covenant.(B) I will establish them and increase their numbers,(C) and I will put my sanctuary among them(D) forever.(E)

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and said to him: “Run, tell that young man, ‘Jerusalem will be a city without walls(A) because of the great number(B) of people and animals in it.(C)

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