Genesis 17:20
As for Ishmael, I have heard you, and I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He will become the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
Cross References
Genesis 16:10
Then the angel added, "I will greatly multiply your offspring so that they will be too numerous to count."

Genesis 21:18
Get up, lift up the boy, and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."

Genesis 25:12
This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's maidservant, bore to Abraham.

Genesis 25:16
These were the sons of Ishmael, and these were their names by their villages and encampments--twelve princes of their tribes.

Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, so that you may become a company of peoples.

Psalm 107:38
He blesses them, and they multiply greatly; He does not let their herds diminish.

Treasury of Scripture
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.

I have blessed.

Genesis 16:10-12
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude…


Genesis 25:12-18
Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham: …

and I.

Genesis 21:13,18
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed…


Genesis 17:19
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