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God makes a covenant with Abraham - his descendants will be as numerous as the stars. Children of Israel become God’ s chosen people

(Gen 22:15-18 NIV)"The angel of the LORD called to Abraham ...I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."