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Genesis 17:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I will set my covenant between me and thee, and will very greatly multiply thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— That I may set my covenant betwixt me and thee, And may multiply thee, exceedingly.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and I give My covenant between Me and thee, and multiply thee very exceedingly.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will make my covenant between me and thee: and I will multiply thee exceedingly.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I wil make my couenant betweene me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and I will multiply thee exceedingly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I will make 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
my covenant 1285
{1285} Prime
בְּרִית
b@riyth
{ber-eeth'}
From H1262 (in the sense of cutting (like H1254)); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh).
between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
me and thee, and will multiply 7235
{7235} Prime
רָבָה
rabah
{raw-baw'}
A primitive root; to increase (in whatever respect).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee exceedingly. 3966
{3966} Prime
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
And I:

Genesis 17:4-6 As for me, behold, my covenant [is] with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. ... And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
Genesis 9:9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
Genesis 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
Psalms 105:8-11 He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word [which] he commanded to a thousand generations. ... Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:
Galatians 3:17-18 And this I say, [that] the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect. ... For if the inheritance [be] of the law, [it is] no more of promise: but God gave [it] to Abraham by promise.

multiply:

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
Genesis 13:16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, [then] shall thy seed also be numbered.
Genesis 22:17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which [is] upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;
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Gn 9:9; 12:2; 13:16; 15:18; 17:4; 22:17. Ps 105:8. Ga 3:17.

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