“As for me, behold, my covenant is with you. You will be the father of a crowd of nations. Bible see other translations

“crowd.” The Hebrew word is hamōn (#01995 הָמוֹן) and it means “murmur, roar, rush, tumult, confusion, crowd, multitude.” It refers more to the sound a huge crowd makes than the number of the crowd, although a large number is certainly implied. This is an amazingly accurate description of the multitude of nations that would come from Abraham, and a very accurate prophecy. Far from being friends and similar in culture and custom, Abraham’s descendants are very different and sadly, often even enemies.

Commentary for: Genesis 17:4