1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
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 said, Lo, to me thou hast given no seed, and behold, a son of my house will be mine heir.
15:5 And he led him out, and said, Look now toward the heavens, and number the stars, if thou be able to number them. And he said to him, So shall thy seed be!
15:9 And he said to him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon.
15:10 And he took all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid the half of each opposite its fellow; but the birds he did not divide.
15:11 And the birds of prey came down on the carcases; and Abram scared them away.
15:12 And as the sun was just going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, a horror, a great darkness, fell upon him.
15:13 And he said to Abram, Know assuredly that thy seed will be a sojourner in a land [that is] not theirs, and they shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years.
15:14 But also that nation which they shall serve I will judge; and afterwards they shall come out with great property.
15:15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
15:16 And [in the] fourth generation they shall come hither again; for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
15:17 And it came to pass when the sun had gone down, and it was dark, that behold, there was a smoking furnace, and a flame of fire which passed between those pieces.
15:19 the Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
15:20 and the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaim,
15:21 and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.
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