1 Abram was ninety-nine years old when the Lord appeared to him again and said, ?I am God All-Powerful. If you obey me and always do right, 2 I will keep my solemn promise to you and give you more descendants than can be counted.? 3 Abram bowed with his face to the ground, and God said: 4-5 17.4,5 Ro 4.17.I promise that you will be the father of many nations. That's why I now change your name from Abram to Abraham. h 17.4,5 Abraham: In Hebrew ?Abraham? sounds like ?father of many nations.?6 I will give you a lot of descendants, and in the future they will become great nations. Some of them will even be kings. 7 17.7 Lk 1.55.I will always keep the promise I have made to you and your descendants, because I am your God and their God. 8 17.8 Ac 7.5.I will give you and them the land in which you are now a foreigner. I will give the whole land of Canaan to your family forever, and I will be their God.
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