Abraham

Genesis 12:1-20 ESV / 624 helpful votes 

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran. And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people that they had acquired in Haran, and they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan, …

Genesis 15:6 ESV / 477 helpful votes 

And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.

Hebrews 11:8 ESV / 475 helpful votes 

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.

Galatians 3:29 ESV / 421 helpful votes 

And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.

Hebrews 11:17 ESV / 412 helpful votes 

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son,

Genesis 17:1-27 ESV / 386 helpful votes 

When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.” Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him, “Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations. No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations. …

Genesis 22:2 ESV / 379 helpful votes 

He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”

Galatians 3:6-9 ESV / 377 helpful votes 

Just as Abraham “believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”? Know then that it is those of faith who are the sons of Abraham. And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “In you shall all the nations be blessed.” So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.

Genesis 12:1 ESV / 346 helpful votes 

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.

Genesis 21:2 ESV / 345 helpful votes 

And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Genesis 12:1-3 ESV / 310 helpful votes 

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

Genesis 22:1 ESV / 304 helpful votes 

After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “