Chapter 17

Renewal of the covenant

17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, Yehovah appeared to Abram, and said to him, I [am] the Almighty God ; walk before me, and be you perfect.
17:2 And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.
17:3 And Abram fell on his face and Eloheem talked with him, saying,
17:4 As for me, behold, my covenant [is] with you, and you shall be a father of many nations.

Abram's name changed

17:5 Neither shall your name any more be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham ; for a father of many nations have I made you.
17:6 And I will make you exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you.
17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and you seed after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a Eloheem to you, and to your seed after you.
17:8 And I will give to you, and to you seed after you, the land where you are a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession ; and I will be their Eloheem.
17:9 And Eloheem said to Abraham, You shall keep my covenant therefore, you, and your seed after you in their generations.

Circumcision instituted

17:10 This [is] my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your seed after you; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
17:11 And you shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin ; and it shall be a token of the covenant between me and you.
17:12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which [is] not of your seed.
17:13 He that is born in your house, and he that is bought with your money, must needs be circumcised and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
17:14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people ; he has broken my covenant.

Sarai's name changed

17:15 And Eloheem said to Abraham, As for Sarai your wife, you will not call her name Sarai, but Sarah [shall] her name [be].
17:16 And I will bless her, and give you a son also of her yea, I will bless her, and she shall be [a mother] of nations ; kings of people shall be of her.
17:17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall [a child] be born to him that is an hundred years old ? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear ?
17:18 And Abraham said to Eloheem, O that Ishmael might live before you!
17:19 And Eloheem said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed ; and you will call his name Isaac and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, [and] with his seed after him.
17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you 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.
17:21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear to you at this set time in the next year.
17:22 And he left off talking with him, and Eloheem went up from Abraham.

Abraham's house circumcised

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 to him.
17:24 And Abraham [was] ninety years old and nine, 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.
17:27 And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with money of the stranger, were circumcised with him.

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