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Genesis 17:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And God said unto Abraham, And as for thee, thou shalt keep my covenant, thou, and thy seed after thee throughout their generations.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— God said further to Abraham, “Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And God said to Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee, in their generations.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And God said to Abraham, And [as for] thee, thou shalt keep my covenant, thou and thy seed after thee in their generations.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And God said unto Abraham, But, as for thee, my covenant, must thou keep, thou and thy seed after thee, to their generations:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And God saith unto Abraham, 'And thou dost keep My covenant, thou and thy seed after thee, to their generations;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Again God said to Abraham: And thou therefore shalt keep my covenant, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And God said vnto Abraham, Thou shalt keepe my couenant therefore, thou, and thy seede after thee, in their generations.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And God said to Abraham{gr.Abraam}, Thou also shalt fully keep my covenant, thou and thy seed after thee for their generations.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Elohim said unto Avraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Avrhm אַברָהָם, 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
Thou x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
shalt keep 8104
{8104} Prime
שָׁמַר
shamar
{shaw-mar'}
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
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).
therefore, thou, x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
and thy seed 2233
{2233} Prime
זֶרַע
zera`
{zeh'-rah}
From H2232; seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity.
after x310
(0310) Complement
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
thee y310
[0310] Standard
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
in their generations. 1755
{1755} Prime
דּוֹר
dowr
{dore}
From H1752; properly a revolution of time, that is, an age or generation; also a dwelling.
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 25:10 All the paths of the LORD [are] mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Psalms 103:18 To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
Isaiah 56:4-5 For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose [the things] that please me, and take hold of my covenant; ... Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
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