Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
- Genesis 12:2
- Genesis 15:5
- Genesis 17:6
- Genesis 18:18
- Genesis 21:13
- Genesis 22:17
- Genesis 26:4
- Genesis 28:3
- Genesis 32:12
- Genesis 35:11
- Genesis 46:3
- Exodus 1:7
- Exodus 32:13
- Numbers 23:10
- Deuteronomy 1:10
- Judges 6:3
- 1 Kings 3:8
- 1 Kings 4:20
I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing.
Yahweh brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Abram, "So shall your seed be."
I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you. Kings will come out of you.
since Abraham has surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed in him?
I will also make a nation of the son of the handmaid, because he is your seed."
that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.
I will multiply your seed as the stars of the sky, and will give to your seed all these lands. In your seed will all the nations of the earth be blessed,
May God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, that you may be a company of peoples,
You said, 'I will surely do you good, and make your seed as the sand of the sea, which can't be numbered because there are so many.'"
God said to him, "I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations will be from you, and kings will come out of your body.
He said, "I am God, the God of your father. Don't be afraid to go down into Egypt, for there I will make of you a great nation.
The children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty; and the land was filled with them.
Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, 'I will multiply your seed as the stars of the sky, and all this land that I have spoken of I will give to your seed, and they shall inherit it forever.'"
Who can count the dust of Jacob, or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous! Let my last end be like his!"
Yahweh your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day as the stars of the sky for multitude.
So it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;
1 Kings 3:8
Your servant is in the midst of your people which you have chosen, a great people, that can't be numbered nor counted for multitude.
1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.
1 Chronicles 21:5
Joab gave up the sum of the numbering of the people to David. All those of Israel were one million one hundred thousand men who drew sword: and in Judah were four hundred seventy thousand men who drew sword.
1 Chronicles 27:23
But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.
2 Chronicles 17:14
This was the numbering of them according to their fathers' houses: Of Judah, the captains of thousands: Adnah the captain, and with him mighty men of valor three hundred thousand;
Oh that you had listened to my commandments! then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea:
As the army of the sky can't be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured; so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites who minister to me.
For this cause it is of faith, that it may be according to grace, to the end that the promise may be sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.
Therefore as many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as innumerable as the sand which is by the sea shore, were fathered by one man, and him as good as dead.
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.