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Genesis chapter 17:1-14

I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly

Genesis 17:1-14
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When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless,
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that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.”
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Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him,
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“Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.
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No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
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I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make you into nations, and kings shall come from you.
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And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.
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And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”
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And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations.
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This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.
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You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.
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He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised. Every male throughout your generations, whether born in your house or bought with your money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring,
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both he who is born in your house and he who is bought with your money, shall surely be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.
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Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.”
  1. How old was Abram when the Lord appeared to him?
    Genesis 17:1
    When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless,
  2. Who did God make His covenant with?
    Genesis 17:2
    that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.”
  3. When Abram fell on his face, what did God say?
    Genesis 17:3-4
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    Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him,
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    “Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.
  4. Why did God change his name to Abraham?
    Genesis 17:5
    No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
  5. What did God say that He would make of Abraham?
    Genesis 17:6
    I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make you into nations, and kings shall come from you.
  6. Who would God establish His covenant with?
    Genesis 17:7
    And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.
  7. Who did God promise the land of Canaan to?
    Genesis 17:8
    And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”
  8. How long would they posses the land?
    Genesis 17:8-9
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    And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”
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    And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations.
  9. What covenant was Abraham commanded to keep?
    Genesis 17:10-11
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    This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.
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    You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.
  10. What would be the sign of this covenant?
    Genesis 17:10-11
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    This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.
    11
    You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.
  11. Who was commanded to be circumcised?
    Genesis 17:12-14
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    He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised. Every male throughout your generations, whether born in your house or bought with your money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring,
    13
    both he who is born in your house and he who is bought with your money, shall surely be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.
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    Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.”

Genesis chapter 17:15-27

Then God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name

Genesis 17:15-27
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And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.
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I will bless her, and moreover, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.”
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Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said to himself, “Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?”
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And Abraham said to God, “Oh that Ishmael might live before you!”
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God said, “No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his offspring after him.
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As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.
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But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this time next year.”
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When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.
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Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.
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Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
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And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
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That very day Abraham and his son Ishmael were circumcised.
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And all the men of his house, those born in the house and those bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.
  1. What did God say Sarai would be named?
    Genesis 17:15
    And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.
  2. Who would Sarah be a mother of, and what would come out of her?
    Genesis 17:16
    I will bless her, and moreover, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.”
  3. Why did Abraham fall on his face and laugh?
    Genesis 17:17
    Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said to himself, “Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?”
  4. What Abraham say to God?
    Genesis 17:18
    And Abraham said to God, “Oh that Ishmael might live before you!”
  5. What did God tell Abraham about Sarah?
    Genesis 17:19
    God said, “No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his offspring after him.
  6. What would God make of Ismael?
    Genesis 17:20
    As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.
  7. Who would God make His covenant with and when would Sarah bear a son?
    Genesis 17:21
    But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this time next year.”
  8. When did God go up from Abraham?
    Genesis 17:22
    When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.
  9. Who did Abraham circumcise?
    Genesis 17:23-24
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    Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.
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    Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.