Genesis 15:8

“And he said, Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said, Lord GOD, whereby shal I know that I shall inherit it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said, "O Lord GOD, how may I know that I will possess it?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, O Lord Jehovah, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, O Lord God, how may I be certain that it will be mine?
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Lord Jehovah, how shall I know that I shall possess it?
- Darby Bible

And he said, Lord GOD, by what shall I know that I shall inherit it?
- Webster's Bible

He said, "Lord Yahweh, how will I know that I will inherit it?"
- World English Bible

and he saith, `Lord Jehovah, whereby do I know that I possess it?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said: 'O Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 15:8


15:8 Whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it? - This did not proceed from distrust of God's power or promise, but he desired this, For the strengthening of his own faith. He believed, #Ge 15:6|, but here he prays, Lord help me against my unbelief, Now, he believed, but he desired a sign, to be treasured up against an hour of temptation. For the ratifying of the promise to his posterity, that they also might believe it.


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