Genesis 17:2

“And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I wil make my couenant betweene me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will make an agreement between you and me, and your offspring will be greatly increased.
- Basic English Bible

And I will set my covenant between me and thee, and will very greatly multiply thee.
- Darby Bible

And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
- Webster's Bible

I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly."
- World English Bible

and I give My covenant between Me and thee, and multiply thee very exceedingly.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 17

  • Irene123
    V. 21 - As many times as I've read this chap. - I just now noticed v. 21 - God named 'Isaac' before he was born.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    It is awesome that we are worshiping a covenant-keeping God and sad that humans falter in keeping their side of the bargain. The redemption plan of God, a further attestation of the covenant, to keep snatching us from the jaws of everlasting death by sending His Son Jesus to shed His Precious Blood for the remission of our sins still avails for whosoever will.
  • Irene123
    TO AWAL - GEN. 17:10; GALATIANS 5:2 -- NO CONTRADICTION; THE O.T. WAS A DIFFERENT DISPENSATION OF TIME FROM THE N.T.THE O.T. LAWS WERE PHYSICAL - A 'SHADOW' OF THE N.T. 'GRACE' OF GOD'S SPIRITUAL LAWS. THE O.T. LAWS COULD NOT SAVE US; THEY JUST 'ROLLED BACK' THE PEOPLE'S SINS FOR ONE YEAR, THEN ALL THE SACRIFICISES HAD TO BE DONE AGAIN. BUT THE CIRCUMCISION ONLY ONCE.
  • Awal
    I see contradiction in between Genesis 17:10 and Galatians 5:2.between
  • Kalombo
    I love this verse on its spiritual meaning :pirication of the sin,circumcition of the heart removal of sin
  • Nicola allen
    it teaches us to always wait an trust God as His timing Is perfect no matter how our circumstances may look an how frustrating we may be we need to pray an God will see us true the long journey to be patient in our needs and not to try an work it out ourselves

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