I will make your descendants(A) as numerous as the stars in the sky(B) and will give them all these lands,(C) and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](D)

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  1. Genesis 26:4 Or seed
  2. Genesis 26:4 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)
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I will establish my covenant(A) as an everlasting covenant(B) between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God(C) and the God of your descendants after you.(D)

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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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14 Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you(A) will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south.(B) All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.[a](C)

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  1. Genesis 28:14 Or will use your name and the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)
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27 But Laban said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes,(A) please stay. I have learned by divination(B) that the Lord has blessed me because of you.”(C)

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From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the household(A) of the Egyptian because of Joseph.(B) The blessing of the Lord was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.(C)

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17 and none of the condemned things[a] are to be found in your hands. Then the Lord will turn from his fierce anger,(A) will show you mercy,(B) and will have compassion(C) on you. He will increase your numbers,(D) as he promised(E) on oath to your ancestors—

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  1. Deuteronomy 13:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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