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And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

12:7 appeared. This is the first mention of an actual “appearance” of God to men (that is, a theophany, a pre-incarnate appearance of Christ). Note that God’s promise to give Abram the land of Canaan was unconditional. Abram had already met the only condition; that of leaving his homeland to go to Canaan as God commanded him.

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