12:7 The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants 1 I will give this land.” So Abram 2 built an altar there to the Lord, who had appeared to him.
35:9 God appeared to Jacob again after he returned from Paddan Aram and blessed him.
46:29 Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet his father Israel in Goshen. When he met him, 3 he hugged his neck and wept on his neck for quite some time.
1 tn The same Hebrew term זֶרַע (zera’) may mean “seed” (for planting), “offspring” (occasionally of animals, but usually of people), or “descendants” depending on the context.
2 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Abram) has been supplied in the translation for clarification.
3 tn Heb “and he appeared to him.”