16 and said, “By Myself I have sworn,”(A) this is the Lord’s declaration: “Because you have done this thing and have not withheld your only son,[a] 17 I will indeed bless you(B) and make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky(C) and the sand on the seashore.(D) Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.(E) 18 And all the nations of the earth will be blessed[b] by your offspring(F) because you have obeyed My command.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 22:16 Sam, LXX, Syr, Vg add from Me
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or will bless themselves, or will find blessing

the covenant He made with Abraham,
swore[a] to Isaac,(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 105:9 Lit and His oath

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