17:6 I will make you 1 extremely 2 fruitful. I will make nations of you, and kings will descend from you. 3
17:16 I will bless her and will give you a son through her. I will bless her and she will become a mother of nations. 4 Kings of countries 5 will come from her!”
1 tn This verb starts a series of perfect verbal forms with vav (ו) consecutive to express God’s intentions.
2 tn Heb “exceedingly, exceedingly.” The repetition is emphatic.
3 tn Heb “and I will make you into nations, and kings will come out from you.”
4 tn Heb “she will become nations.”
5 tn Heb “peoples.”