19 May, 2011

the land

To Abraham:  "Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward; for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever."  Genesis 13:14-15

"Arise, walk about the land through its length and breadth; for I will give it to you."  Genesis 13:17

"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."  Genesis 17:8


Confirmed to Isaac:  "Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham." Genesis 26:3


Confirmed to Jacob:  "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants."  Genesis 28:13

"The land which I gave to Abraham and Isaac, I will give it to you, and I will give the land to your descendants after you."  Genesis 35:12


To the sons of Israel:  "I will bring you to the land which I swore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and I will give it to you a possession; I am the LORD."  Exodus 6:8