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Genesis 32:12

Context
NET ©

But you 1  said, ‘I will certainly make you prosper 2  and will make 3  your descendants like the sand on the seashore, too numerous to count.’” 4 

NIV ©

But you have said, ‘I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.’"

NASB ©

"For You said, ‘I will surely prosper you and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which is too great to be numbered.’"

NLT ©

But you promised to treat me kindly and to multiply my descendants until they become as numerous as the sands along the seashore––too many to count."

MSG ©

You yourself said, 'I will treat you well; I'll make your descendants like the sands of the sea, far too many to count.'"

BBE ©

And you said, Truly, I will be good to you, and make your seed like the sand of the sea which may not be numbered.

NRSV ©

Yet you have said, ‘I will surely do you good, and make your offspring as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted because of their number.’"

NKJV ©

"For You said, ‘I will surely treat you well, and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.’"


KJV
And thou saidst
<0559> (8804)_,
I will surely
<03190> (8687)
do thee good
<03190> (8686)_,
and make
<07760> (8804)
thy seed
<02233>
as the sand
<02344>
of the sea
<03220>_,
which cannot be numbered
<05608> (8735)
for multitude
<07230>_.
NASB ©
"For You said
<0559>
, 'I will surely
<03190>
prosper
<03190>
you and make
<07760>
your descendants
<02233>
as the sand
<02344>
of the sea
<03220>
, which
<0834>
is too
<04480>
great
<07230>
to be numbered
<05608>
.'"
HEBREW
brm
<07230>
rpoy
<05608>
al
<03808>
rsa
<0834>
Myh
<03220>
lwxk
<02344>
Kerz
<02233>
ta
<0853>
ytmvw
<07760>
Kme
<05973>
byjya
<03190>
bjyh
<03190>
trma
<0559>
htaw
<0859>
(32:12)
<32:13>
LXXM
(32:13) su
<4771
P-NS
de
<1161
PRT
eipav {V-AAI-2S} kalwv
<2570
ADV
eu
<2095
ADV
se
<4771
P-AS
poihsw
<4160
V-FAI-1S
kai
<2532
CONJ
yhsw
<5087
V-FAI-1S
to
<3588
T-ASN
sperma
<4690
N-ASN
sou
<4771
P-GS
wv
<3739
CONJ
thn
<3588
T-ASF
ammon
<285
N-ASF
thv
<3588
T-GSF
yalasshv
<2281
N-GSF
h
<3739
R-NSF
ouk
<3364
ADV
ariymhyhsetai
<705
V-FPI-3S
apo
<575
PREP
tou
<3588
T-GSN
plhyouv
<4128
N-GSN
NET © [draft] ITL
But you
<0859>
said
<0559>
, ‘I will certainly make you prosper
<03190>
and will make
<07760>
your descendants
<02233>
like the sand
<02344>
on the seashore
<03220>
, too numerous
<07230>
to count
<05608>
.’”
NET ©

But you 1  said, ‘I will certainly make you prosper 2  and will make 3  your descendants like the sand on the seashore, too numerous to count.’” 4 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “But you, you said.” One of the occurrences of the pronoun “you” has been left untranslated for stylistic reasons.

sn Some commentators have thought this final verse of the prayer redundant, but it actually follows the predominant form of a lament in which God is motivated to act. The primary motivation Jacob can offer to God is God’s promise, and so he falls back on that at the end of the prayer.

tn Or “will certainly deal well with you.” The infinitive absolute appears before the imperfect, underscoring God’s promise to bless. The statement is more emphatic than in v. 9.

tn The form is the perfect tense with a vav (ו) consecutive, carrying the nuance of the preceding verb forward.

tn Heb “which cannot be counted because of abundance.” The imperfect verbal form indicates potential here.



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