Genesis 28:3

NET ©

May the sovereign God bless you! May he make you fruitful and give you a multitude of descendants! Then you will become a large nation.

NIV ©

May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples.

NASB ©

"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

NLT ©

May God Almighty bless you and give you many children. And may your descendants become a great assembly of nations!

MSG ©

"And may The Strong God bless you and give you many, many children, a congregation of peoples;

BBE ©

And may God, the Ruler of all, give you his blessing, giving you fruit and increase, so that you may become an army of peoples.

NRSV ©

May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and numerous, that you may become a company of peoples.

NKJV ©

"May God Almighty bless you, And make you fruitful and multiply you, That you may be an assembly of peoples;

KJV
And God
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Almighty
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bless
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thee, and make thee fruitful
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and multiply
<07235> (8686)
thee, that thou mayest be a multitude
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of people
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{a multitude...: Heb. an assembly of people}
HEBREW
Myme
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lhql
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tyyhw
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Kbryw
<07235>
Krpyw
<06509>
Kta
<0853>
Krby
<01288>
yds
<07706>
law (28:3)
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LXXM
o
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T-NSM
de
<1161>  
PRT
yeov
<2316>  
N-NSM
mou
<1473>  
P-GS
euloghsai
<2127>  
V-AAO-3S
se
<4771>  
P-AS
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
auxhsai
<837>  
V-AAO-3S
se
<4771>  
P-AS
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
plhyunai
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V-AAO-3S
se
<4771>  
P-AS
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
esh
<1510>  
V-FMI-2S
eiv
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PREP
sunagwgav
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N-APF
eynwn
<1484>  
N-GPN
NET © [draft] ITL
May the sovereign
<07706>
God
<0410>
bless
<01288>
you! May he make you fruitful
<06509>
and give you a multitude
<07235>
of descendants! Then you will become
<01961>
a large
<06951>
nation
<05971>
.
NET © Notes

tn Heb “El Shaddai.” See the extended note on the phrase “sovereign God” in Gen 17:1.

tn Heb “and make you fruitful and multiply you.” See Gen 17:6, 20 for similar terminology.

tn The perfect verbal form with vav (ו) consecutive here indicates consequence. The collocation הָיָה + preposition לְ (hayah + lÿ) means “become.”

tn Heb “an assembly of peoples.”