Genesis 15:2: "And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?"
Genesis 15:3: "And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir."
Genesis 15:4: "And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir."
Genesis 15:5: "And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be."
Genesis 15:6: "And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness."