英文新国际版New International Version (NIV)

NIV是一个当代英语圣经译本,也是目前在英语国家被最为广泛使用的圣经版本。迄今为止已售出超过两亿一千万本。
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  • 英汉 创15:1 这事以后,耶和华在异象中有话对亚伯兰说,亚伯兰,你不要惧怕,我是你的盾牌,必大大地赏赐你。
    After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward."
  • 英汉 创15:2 亚伯兰说,主耶和华阿,我既无子,你还赐我什么呢?并且要承受我家业的是大马色人以利以谢。
    But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?"
  • 英汉 创15:3 亚伯兰又说,你没有给我儿子。那生在我家中的人就是我的后嗣。
    And Abram said, "You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir."
  • 英汉 创15:4 耶和华又有话对他说,这人必不成为你的后嗣。你本身所生的才成为你的后嗣。
    Then the word of the LORD came to him: "This man will not be your heir, but a son coming from your own body will be your heir."
  • 英汉 创15:5 于是领他走到外边,说,你向天观看,数算众星,能数得过来吗?又对他说,你的后裔将要如此。
    He took him outside and said, "Look up at the heavens and count the stars--if indeed you can count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your offspring be."
  • 英汉 创15:6 亚伯兰信耶和华,耶和华就以此为他的义。
    Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
  • 英汉 创15:7 耶和华又对他说,我是耶和华,曾领你出了迦勒底的吾珥,为要将这地赐你为业。
    He also said to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it."
  • 英汉 创15:8 亚伯兰说,主耶和华阿,我怎能知道必得这地为业呢?
    But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, how can I know that I will gain possession of it?"
  • 英汉 创15:9 他说,你为我取一只三年的母牛,一只三年的母山羊,一只三年的公绵羊,一只斑鸠,一只雏鸽。
    So the LORD said to him, "Bring me a heifer, a goat and a ram, each three years old, along with a dove and a young pigeon."
  • 英汉 创15:10 亚伯兰就取了这些来,每样劈开,分成两半,一半对着一半地摆列,只有鸟没有劈开。
    Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half.
  • 英汉 创15:11 有鸷鸟下来,落在那死畜的肉上,亚伯兰就把它吓飞了。
    Then birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away.
  • 英汉 创15:12 日头正落的时候,亚伯兰沉沉地睡了。忽然有惊人的大黑暗落在他身上。
    As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him.
  • 英汉 创15:13 耶和华对亚伯兰说,你要的确知道,你的后裔必寄居别人的地,又服事那地的人。那地的人要苦待他们四百年。
    Then the LORD said to him, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years.
  • 英汉 创15:14 并且他们所要服事的那国,我要惩罚,后来他们必带着许多财物从那里出来。
    But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions.
  • 英汉 创15:15 但你要享大寿数,平平安安地归到你列祖那里,被人埋葬。
    You, however, will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a good old age.
  • 英汉 创15:16 到了第四代,他们必回到此地,因为亚摩利人的罪孽还没有满盈。
    In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure."
  • 英汉 创15:17 日落天黑,不料有冒烟的炉并烧着的火把从那些肉块中经过。
    When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, a smoking firepot with a blazing torch appeared and passed between the pieces.
  • 英汉 创15:18 当那日,耶和华与亚伯兰立约,说,我已赐给你的后裔,从埃及河直到伯拉大河之地,
    On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates--
  • 英汉 创15:19 就是基尼人,基尼洗人,甲摩尼人,
    the land of the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites,
  • 英汉 创15:20 赫人,比利洗人,利乏音人,
    Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaites,
  • 英汉 创15:21 亚摩利人,迦南人,革迦撒人,耶布斯人之地。
    Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites and Jebusites."