17:7 I will confirm 1 my covenant as a perpetual 2 covenant between me and you. It will extend to your descendants after you throughout their generations. I will be your God and the God of your descendants after you. 3
17:21 But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this set time next year.”
1 tn The verb קוּם (qum, “to arise, to stand up”) in the Hiphil verbal stem means “to confirm, to give effect to, to carry out” (i.e., a covenant or oath; see BDB 878-79 s.v. קוּם).
2 tn Or “as an eternal.”
3 tn Heb “to be to you for God and to your descendants after you.”