God calls Abram

Bible Stories 28-12-2023, 19:46

Bible Stories God calls Abram. Genesis 12:1-9

God calls Abram. 

Genesis 12:1-9

Bible Stories

 

Genesis 12:1 Then the Lord said to Abram: “Depart from your land, and from your kindred, and from your father’s house, and come into the land that I will show you.

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and magnify your name, and you will be blessed. Genesis 12:3 I will bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you, and in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”

Genesis 12:4 And so Abram departed just as the Lord had instructed him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventyfive years old when he departed from Haran.

Genesis 12:5 And he took his wife Sarai, and Lot, the son of his brother, and all the substance which they had come to possess, and the lives which they had acquired in Haran, and they departed in order to go to the land of Canaan. And when they arrived in it,

Genesis 12:6 Abram passed through the land even to the place of Shechem, as far as the famous steep valley. Now at that time, the Canaanite was in the land.

Genesis 12:7 Then the Lord appeared to Abram, and he said to him, “To your offspring, I will give this land.” And there he built an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Genesis 12:8 And passing on from there to a mountain, which was opposite the east of Bethel, he pitched his tent there, having Bethel to the west, and Hai on the east. He also built an altar there to the Lord, and he called upon his name.

Genesis 12:9 And Abram traveled, going out and continuing further on, toward the south.

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