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Passage Lookup: Genesis 15

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Genesis 15:1
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After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram(a) in a vision:(b) "Do not be afraid,(c) Abram. I am your shield,[a](d) your very great reward.[b](e)"
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Genesis 15:2
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But Abram said, "Sovereign Lord ,(f) what can you give me since I remain childless(g) and the one who will inherit[c] my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?(h)"
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Genesis 15:3
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And Abram said, "You have given me no children; so a servant(i) in my household(j) will be my heir."
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Genesis 15:4
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Then the word of the Lord came to him: "This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.(k)"
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Genesis 15:5
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He took him outside and said, "Look up at the sky and count the stars(l)—if indeed you can count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your offspring[d] be."(m)
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Genesis 15:6
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Abram believed the Lord , and he credited it to him as righteousness.(n)
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Genesis 15:7
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He also said to him, "I am the Lord , who brought you out(o) of Ur of the Chaldeans(p) to give you this land to take possession of it."(q)
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Genesis 15:8
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But Abram said, "Sovereign Lord ,(r) how can I know(s) that I will gain possession of it?"(t)
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Genesis 15:9
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So the Lord said to him, "Bring me a heifer,(u) a goat and a ram, each three years old,(v) along with a dove and a young pigeon.(w)"
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Genesis 15:10
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Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other;(x) the birds, however, he did not cut in half.(y)
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Genesis 15:11
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Then birds of prey came down on the carcasses,(z) but Abram drove them away.
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Genesis 15:12
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As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep,(aa) and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him.
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Genesis 15:13
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Then the Lord said to him, "Know for certain that for four hundred years(ab) your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own and that they will be enslaved(ac) and mistreated there.
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Genesis 15:14
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But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out(ad) with great possessions.(ae)
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Genesis 15:15
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You, however, will go to your ancestors(af) in peace and be buried at a good old age.(ag)
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Genesis 15:16
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In the fourth generation(ah) your descendants will come back here,(ai) for the sin of the Amorites(aj) has not yet reached its full measure."
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Genesis 15:17
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When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, a smoking firepot with a blazing torch(ak) appeared and passed between the pieces.(al)
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Genesis 15:18
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On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram(am) and said, "To your descendants I give this land,(an) from the Wadi[e] of Egypt(ao) to the great river, the Euphrates(ap)
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Genesis 15:19
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the land of the Kenites,(aq) Kenizzites, Kadmonites,
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Genesis 15:20
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Hittites,(ar) Perizzites,(as) Rephaites,(at)
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Genesis 15:21
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Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites and Jebusites."(au)
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