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Genesis 18:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Since Abraham shall indeed become a great and mighty nation; and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— when, Abraham, shall, surely become, a great and mighty nation,—and all the nations of the earth, shall be blessed in him?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Abraham certainly becometh a nation great and mighty, and blessed in him have been all nations of the earth?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Seeing he shall become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth shall be blessed?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But Abraham{gr.Abraam} shall become a great and populous nation, and in him shall all the nations of the earth be blest.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Seeing that Avraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Seeing that ŽAvrähäm 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.
shall surely become 1961
{1961} Prime
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
a great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
and mighty 6099
{6099} Prime
עָצוּם
`atsuwm
{aw-tsoom'}
Passive participle of H6105; powerful (specifically a paw); by implication numerous.
nation, 1471
{1471} Prime
גּוֹי
gowy
{go'-ee}
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the nations 1471
{1471} Prime
גּוֹי
gowy
{go'-ee}
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
of the earth 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
shall be blessed 1288
{1288} Prime
בּרךְ
barak
{baw-rak'}
A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
in him?
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Genesis 12:2-3 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: ... And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 22:17-18 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; ... And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.
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;
Psalms 72:17 His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and [men] shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
Acts 3:25-26 Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. ... Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
Galatians 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, [saying], In thee shall all nations be blessed.
Galatians 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly [places] in Christ:
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Gn 12:2; 22:17; 26:4. Ps 72:17. Ac 3:25. Ga 3:8, 14. Ep 1:3.

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