Genesis 26:4

“And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I wil make thy seed to multiply as the starres of heauen, and will giue vnto thy seed all these countreys: and in thy Seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven, and will give your descendants all these lands; and by your descendants all the nations of the earth shall be blessed;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these lands. And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will make your seed like the stars of heaven in number, and will give them all these lands, and your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth;
- Basic English Bible

And I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and unto thy seed will I give all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves --
- Darby Bible

And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give to thy seed all these countries: and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed:
- Webster's Bible

I will multiply your seed as the stars of the sky, and will give to your seed all these lands. In your seed will all the nations of the earth be blessed,
- World English Bible

and I have multiplied thy seed as stars of the heavens, and I have given to thy seed all these lands; and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth;
- Youngs Literal Bible

and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these lands; and by thy seed shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 26

  • Vernon McGee
    Abraham obeyed God, and He counted unto him for righteousness
  • Steve morrow
    GENESIS 26:5 BECAUSE THAT ABRAHAM OBEYED MY VOICE AND KEPT MY CHARGE MY COMMANDMENTS MY STATUTES AND MY LAWS
    PSALM 119:29 REMOVE FROM ME THE WAY OF LYING AND GRANT ME THY LAW GRACIOUSLY
  • Irene123
    To Majesty on Gen.ch. 26 -- Acts 1:7; "It's not for you to know ......."; it's for us to BE READY when He returns - Acts 2:38
  • Robert Walton
    I have just beginning to read the Bible again on my tablet. Some of the Bible is hard to understand. I need some study references., Thanks, Bob
  • Luchi
    The key message of this passage is dat we should always IMITATE GOOD THINGS jus lik iseac did by startin where hz father stoped , we should always REMOVE ALL DOUBT like iseac did n believed in wat God said n stayed back at d land, n lastly PECEIVERANCE let 's keep on n neva loss hop on God cuz iseac digged several wells nt one bt at d end Gods promises to him was fulfilled.
  • Rev.Godwin Delali Ahiafor for verse 22
    I love this verse,God will fight our battles,make enough room for us to be fruitful in any land we find ourselves Rehoborth

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