Gen. 15:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And he brought him forth
yatsa' (Hebrew #3318)
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
KJV usage: X after, appear, X assuredly, bear out, X begotten, break out, bring forth (out, up), carry out, come (abroad, out, thereat, without), + be condemned, depart(-ing, -ure), draw forth, in the end, escape, exact, fail, fall (out), fetch forth (out), get away (forth, hence, out), (able to, cause to, let) go abroad (forth, on, out), going out, grow, have forth (out), issue out, lay (lie) out, lead out, pluck out, proceed, pull out, put away, be risen, X scarce, send with commandment, shoot forth, spread, spring out, stand out, X still, X surely, take forth (out), at any time, X to (and fro), utter.
Pronounce: yaw-tsaw'
Origin: a primitive root
abroad
chuwts (Hebrew #2351)
(both forms feminine in the plural) from an unused root meaning to sever; properly, separate by a wall, i.e. outside, outdoors
KJV usage: abroad, field, forth, highway, more, out(-side, -ward), street, without.
Pronounce: khoots
Origin: or (shortened) chuts {khoots}
, and said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
, Look
nabat (Hebrew #5027)
to scan, i.e. look intently at; by implication, to regard with pleasure, favor or care
KJV usage: (cause to) behold, consider, look (down), regard, have respect, see.
Pronounce: naw-bat'
Origin: a primitive root
now toward heaven
shamayim (Hebrew #8064)
from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve)
KJV usage: air, X astrologer, heaven(-s).
Pronounce: shaw-mah'-yim
Origin: dual of an unused singular shameh {shaw-meh'}
, and tell
caphar (Hebrew #5608)
properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e. (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e. celebrate
KJV usage: commune, (ac-)count; declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.
Pronounce: saw-far'
Origin: a primitive root
the stars
kowkab (Hebrew #3556)
a star (as round or as shining); figuratively, a prince
KJV usage: star((-gazer)).
Pronounce: ko-kawb'
Origin: probably from the same as 3522 (in the sense of rolling) or 3554 (in the sense of blazing)
t, if thou be able
yakol (Hebrew #3201)
a primitive root; to be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might)
KJV usage: be able, any at all (ways), attain, can (away with, (-not)), could, endure, might, overcome, have power, prevail, still, suffer.
Pronounce: yaw-kole'
Origin: or (fuller) yakowl {yaw-kole'}
to number
caphar (Hebrew #5608)
properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e. (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e. celebrate
KJV usage: commune, (ac-)count; declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.
Pronounce: saw-far'
Origin: a primitive root
them: and he said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
unto himu, So
koh (Hebrew #3541)
properly, like this, i.e. by implication, (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now
KJV usage: also, here, + hitherto, like, on the other side, so (and much), such, on that manner, (on) this (manner, side, way, way and that way), + mean while, yonder.
Pronounce: ko
Origin: from the prefix k and 1931
shall thy seed
zera` (Hebrew #2233)
seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity
KJV usage: X carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing- time.
Pronounce: zeh'-rah
Origin: from 2232
be.

Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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tell.
So.
Gen. 12:2• 2And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: (Gen. 12:2)
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Gen. 13:16• 16And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. (Gen. 13:16)
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Gen. 16:10• 10And the angel of the Lord said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude. (Gen. 16:10)
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Gen. 22:17• 17That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; (Gen. 22:17)
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Gen. 28:14• 14And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed. (Gen. 28:14)
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Ex. 32:13• 13Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever. (Ex. 32:13)
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Deut. 1:10• 10The Lord your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude. (Deut. 1:10)
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Deut. 10:22• 22Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the Lord thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude. (Deut. 10:22)
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1 Chron. 27:23• 23But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the Lord had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens. (1 Chron. 27:23)
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Rom. 4:18• 18Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. (Rom. 4:18)
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Heb. 11:12• 12Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable. (Heb. 11:12)
 When the God of resurrection fills the vision there is no limit to the soul’s blessing, for He who can quicken the dead, can do anything. (Genesis 15 by C.H. Mackintosh)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And he led him out, and said, Look now toward the heavens, and number the stars, if thou be able to number them. And he said to him, So shall thy seed be!