God promised 7 things to Abraham, this constitutes the blessing of Abraham.
- This covenant was renewed in chapter 15 and again in chapter 17. Abraham is 99 years old when God renews the covenant for the third time.
- At the third renewal, God promises that the covenant will be everlasting.
- The land of the Israelites was occupied by other tribes for 430 years, the Israelites were in exile for 70 years but the land that was promised to them remains theirs today.