Genesis

Genesis


015:001 After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
015:002 And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
015:003 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
015:004 And, behold, the word of the Lord came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
015:005 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
015:006 And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
015:007 And he said unto him, I am the Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
015:008 And he said, Lord God, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
015:009 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
015:010 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.
015:011 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
015:012 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
015:013 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not their’s, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
015:014 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
015:015 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
015:016 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
015:017 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
015:018 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:
015:019 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
015:020 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims,
015:021 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.