Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.

Bible References

Thy people

Exodus 19:5
Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;
Deuteronomy 7:6
For you are a holy people to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
1 Samuel 12:22
For the Lord will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the Lord has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.
Psalm 78:71
From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him
To shepherd Jacob His people,
And Israel His inheritance.

Cannot

Genesis 13:16
I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.
Genesis 15:5
And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”
Genesis 22:17
indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.
1 Chronicles 21:2
So David said to Joab and to the princes of the people, “Go, number Israel from Beersheba even to Dan, and bring me word that I may know their number.”
1 Chronicles 27:23
But David did not count those twenty years of age and under, because the Lord had said He would multiply Israel as the stars of heaven.

General references

Genesis 12:2
And I will make you a great nation,
And I will bless you,
And make your name great;
And so you shall be a blessing;
Genesis 13:16
I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.
Deuteronomy 1:12
How can I alone bear the load and burden of you and your strife?