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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12 But you have said, ‘I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand(A) of the sea, which cannot be counted.(B)’”

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16 the Angel(A) who has delivered me from all harm(B)
    —may he bless(C) these boys.(D)
May they be called by my name
    and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac,(E)
and may they increase greatly
    on the earth.”(F)

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27 Go up to the top of Pisgah(A) and look west and north and south and east.(B) Look at the land with your own eyes, since you are not going to cross(C) this Jordan.(D)

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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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For you will spread out to the right and to the left;
    your descendants(A) will dispossess nations(B)
    and settle in their desolate(C) cities.

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