Isaac and Rebekah

24 Abraham was now very old,(A) and the Lord had blessed(B) him in every way.(C)

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35 The Lord has blessed(A) my master abundantly,(B) and he has become wealthy.(C) He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.(D)

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11 After Abraham’s death, God blessed his son Isaac,(A) who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.(B)

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Stay in this land for a while,(A) and I will be with you(B) and will bless you.(C) For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands(D) and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.(E)

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May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham,(A) so that you may take possession of the land(B) where you now reside as a foreigner,(C) the land God gave to Abraham.”

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24 “‘Make an altar(A) of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings(B) and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name(C) to be honored, I will come to you and bless(D) you.

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12 But God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them. You must not put a curse on those people, because they are blessed.(A)

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How can I curse
    those whom God has not cursed?(A)
How can I denounce
    those whom the Lord has not denounced?(B)

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20 I have received a command to bless;(A)
    he has blessed,(B) and I cannot change it.(C)

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Like a lion they crouch and lie down,
    like a lioness(A)—who dares to rouse them?

“May those who bless you be blessed(B)
    and those who curse you be cursed!”(C)

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The land yields its harvest;(A)
    God, our God, blesses us.(B)

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12 The Lord remembers(A) us and will bless us:(B)
    He will bless his people Israel,
    he will bless the house of Aaron,

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For I will pour water(A) on the thirsty land,
    and streams on the dry ground;(B)
I will pour out my Spirit(C) on your offspring,
    and my blessing(D) on your descendants.(E)

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Their descendants(A) will be known among the nations
    and their offspring among the peoples.
All who see them will acknowledge
    that they are a people the Lord has blessed.”(B)

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23 They will not labor in vain,(A)
    nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune;(B)
for they will be a people blessed(C) by the Lord,
    they and their descendants(D) with them.

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12 “Then all the nations will call you blessed,(A) for yours will be a delightful land,”(B) says the Lord Almighty.(C)

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