GENESIS 13:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.”

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Genesis 13:15 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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For כִּ֧י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the land הָאָ֛רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
thou אַתָּ֥ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
seest, רֹאֶ֖ה To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) seest
to thee will I give it, אֶתְּנֶ֑נָּה To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) give
and to thy seed וּֽלְזַרְעֲךָ֖ Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity seed
for עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) for
ever. עוֹלָֽם׃ Properly, concealed, i.e., the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e., (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always ever

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  • 13  But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the Lord exceedingly.

  • 14  And the Lord said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:

  • 15  For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.

  • 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.

  • 17  Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it; for I will give it unto thee.




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