||[Abram] believed in God, and He counted it as righteousness.
Vehe'emin b'Adonay vayachsheveha lo tsedakah.
[God] said to him, 'I am God who took you out of Ur Casdim to give you this land as a possession.'
Vayomer elav ani Adonay asher hotseticha me'Ur Kasdim latet lecha et-ha'arets hazot lerishtah.
||'O Lord, God,' replied [Abram], 'How can I really know that it will be mine?'
Vayomar Adonay Elohim bamah eda ki irashenah.
Tzedakah in Hebrew, also meaning charity. Others interpret it, 'and he (Abraham) counted it as charity' (Ramban).
Literally, 'to inherit it.'