Genesis 16:10

“And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Angel of the LORD said vnto her, I will multiply thy seede exceedingly, that it shall not be numbred for multitude.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Moreover, the angel of the LORD said to her, "I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be too many to count."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, I will greatly multiply thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the angel of the Lord said, Your seed will be greatly increased so that it may not be numbered.
- Basic English Bible

And the Angel of Jehovah said to her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
- Darby Bible

And the angel of the LORD said to her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
- Webster's Bible

The angel of Yahweh said to her, "I will greatly multiply your seed, that they will not be numbered for multitude."
- World English Bible

and the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, `Multiplying I multiply thy seed, and it is not numbered from multitude;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the angel of the LORD said unto her: 'I will greatly multiply thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 16:10


16:10 I will multiply thy seed exceedingly - Heb. multiplying I will multiply it, that is, multiply it in every age, so as to perpetuate it. 'Tis supposed that the Turks at this day descended from Ishmael, and they are a great people.


Discussion for Genesis 16

  • Mugenge george
    GODS time the best
  • BSP
    Verse 4: Hagar began to show disrespect towards Sarah. When we receive a privilege or good happens to us, we want to continue to show respect to other people and not look down on anyone.
  • Grant
    Thank God this website exists because there are no other things on the internet that are holy, except for other similar websites.
  • David Price
    Man thougths are not God thoughts, so I say unto you wait on the Lord, wait on the Lord!!!
  • Lanita
    The best chapter to praise the lord!
  • Lanita
    I love this chapter! It is the best chapter!

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