17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, Jehovah appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am God Almighty. Walk before me, and be thou perfect.
17:1 Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty; Walk before Me, and be blameless.

17:2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
17:2 "And I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly."

17:3 And Abram fell on his face. And God talked with him, saying;
17:3 And Abram fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying,

17:4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.
17:4 "As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, And you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.

17:5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but they name shall be Abraham. For the father of a multitude of nations have I made thee.
17:5 "No longer shall your name be called Abram, But your name shall be Abraham; For I will make you the father of a multitude of nations.

17:6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
17:6 "And I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come forth from you.

17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee, throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee.
17:7 "And I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you.

17:8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession. And I will be their God.
17:8 "And I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."

17:9 And God said unto Abraham, And as for thee, thou shalt keep my covenant, thou, and thy seed after thee throughout their generations.
17:9 God said further to Abraham, "Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations.

17:10 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee. Every male among you shall be circumcised.
17:10 "This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.

17:11 And ye shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin. And it shall be a token of a covenant betwixt me and you.
17:11 "And you shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be the sign of the covenant between Me and you.

17:12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any foreigner that is not of thy seed.
17:12 "And every male among you who is eight days old shall be circumcised throughout your generations, a [servant] who is born in the house or who is bought with money from any foreigner, who is not of your descendants.

17:13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised. And my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
17:13 "A [servant] who is born in your house or who is bought with your money shall surely be circumcised; thus shall My covenant be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.

17:14 And the uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his people. He hath broken my covenant.
17:14 "But an uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant."

17:15 And God said unto Abraham, as for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
17:15 Then God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah [shall be] her name.

17:16 And I will bless her, and moreover I will give thee a son of her. Yea, I will bless her, and she shall be (a mother of) nations. Kings of peoples shall be of her.
17:16 "And I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her. Then I will bless her, and she shall be [a mother of] nations; kings of peoples shall come from her."

17:17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? And shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
17:17 Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, " Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear [a child?] "

17:18 And Abraham said unto God, Oh that Ishmael might live before thee!
17:18 And Abraham said to God, "Oh that Ishmael might live before Thee!"

17:19 And God said, Nay, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son. And thou shalt call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.
17:19 But God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.

17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee. Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly. Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
17:20 "And as for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I will bless him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.

17:21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
17:21 "But My covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this season next year."

17:22 And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.
17:22 And when He finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.

17:23 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.
17:23 Then Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all [the servants] who were born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's household, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had said to him.

17:24 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
17:24 Now Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

17:25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
17:25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

17:26 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
17:26 In the very same day Abraham was circumcised, and Ishmael his son.

17:27 And all the men of his house, those born in the house, and those bought with money of a foreigner, were circumcised with him.
17:27 And all the men of his household, who were born in the house or bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.