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Genesis Chapter 15

, - -, , : - , --, . 1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying: 'Fear not, Abram, I am thy shield, thy reward shall be exceeding great.'
, --, , ; - , . 2 And Abram said: 'O Lord GOD, what wilt Thou give me, seeing I go hence childless, and he that shall be possessor of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?'
-- , ; -, . 3 And Abram said: 'Behold, to me Thou hast given no seed, and, lo, one born in my house is to be mine heir.'
- , : - , . 4 And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying: 'This man shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.'
, - ---, ; , . 5 And He brought him forth abroad, and said: 'Look now toward heaven, and count the stars, if thou be able to count them'; and He said unto him: 'So shall thy seed be.'
, ; , . 6 And he believed in the LORD; and He counted it to him for righteousness.
, : , -- - , . 7 And He said unto him: 'I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.'
: , . 8 And he said: 'O Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?'
, , , ; , . 9 And He said unto 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.'
- --, , -, ; -, . 10 And he took him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each half over against the other; but the birds divided he not.
, -; , . 11 And the birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
, -; , . 12 And it came to pass, that, when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, a dread, even a great darkness, fell upon him.
, - , , -- , . 13 And He said unto Abram: 'Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
- , ; - , . 14 and also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge; and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
-, : , . 15 But thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
, : - ‍ , -. 16 And in the fourth generation they shall come back hither; for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet full.'
, ; , , , . 17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and there was thick darkness, behold a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch that passed between these pieces.
, --- : , - , , - -. 18 In that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying: 'Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates;
-, -, , . 19 the Kenite, and the Kenizzite, and the Kadmonite,
- -, -. 20 and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Rephaim,
-, -, -, -. {} 21 and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Girgashite, and the Jebusite.' {S}

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