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
And now, if you will diligently listen to me and keep my covenant, then you will be my special possession out of all the nations, for all the earth is mine,
Deuteronomy 7:6
For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. He has chosen you to be his people, prized above all others on the face of the earth.
1 Samuel 12:22
The Lord will not abandon his people because he wants to uphold his great reputation. The Lord was pleased to make you his own people.
Psalm 78:71
He took him away from following the mother sheep, and made him the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and of Israel, his chosen nation.

Cannot

Genesis 13:16
And I will make your descendants like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone is able to count the dust of the earth, then your descendants also can be counted.
Genesis 15:5
The Lord took him outside and said, "Gaze into the sky and count the stars -- if you are able to count them!" Then he said to him, "So will your descendants be."
Genesis 22:17
I will indeed bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the strongholds of their enemies.
1 Chronicles 21:2
David told Joab and the leaders of the army, "Go, count the number of warriors from Beer Sheba to Dan. Then bring back a report to me so I may know how many we have."
1 Chronicles 27:23
David did not count the males twenty years old and under, for the Lord had promised to make Israel as numerous as the stars in the sky.

General references

Genesis 12:2
Then I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great, so that you will exemplify divine blessing.
Genesis 13:16
And I will make your descendants like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone is able to count the dust of the earth, then your descendants also can be counted.
Deuteronomy 1:12
But how can I alone bear up under the burden of your hardship and strife?

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