1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 God encourageth Abram. 2 Abram complaineth for want of an heir. 4 God promiseth him a son, and a multiplying of his seed. 6 Abram is justified by faith. 7 Canaan is promised again, and confirmed by a sign, 12 and a vision.
15:3 And Abram saith, 'Lo, to me Thou hast not given seed, and lo, a domestic doth heir me.'
15:5 and He bringeth him out without, and saith, 'Look attentively, I pray thee, towards the heavens, and count the stars, if thou art able to count them;' and He saith to him, 'Thus is thy seed.'
15:9 And He saith unto him, 'Take for Me a heifer of three years, and a she-goat of three years, and a ram of three years, and a turtle-dove, and a young bird;'
15:10 and he taketh to him all these, and separateth them in the midst, and putteth each piece over against its fellow, but the bird he hath not divided;
15:11 and the ravenous birds come down upon the carcases, and Abram causeth them to turn back.
15:12 And the sun is about to go in, and deep sleep hath fallen upon Abram, and lo, a terror of great darkness is falling upon him;
15:13 and He saith to Abram, 'knowingknow that thy seed is a sojourner in a land not theirs, and they have served them, and they have afflicted them four hundred years,
15:14 and the nation also whom they serve I judge, and after this they go out with great substance;
15:15 and thouthou comest in unto thy fathers in peace; thou art buried in a good old age;
15:16 and the fourth generation doth turn back hither, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete.'
15:17 And it cometh to passthe sun hath gone in, and thick darkness hath beenand lo, a furnace of smoke, and a lamp of fire, which hath passed over between those pieces.
15:19 with the Kenite, and the Kenizzite, and the Kadmonite,
15:20 and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Rephaim,
15:21 and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Girgashite, and the Jebusite.'
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