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Summary

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.

Bible References

Tell

Deuteronomy 1:10
The Lord your God has increased your population to the point that you are now as numerous as the very stars of the sky.
Psalm 147:4
He counts the number of the stars; he names all of them.
Jeremiah 33:22
I will make the children who follow one another in the line of my servant David very numerous. I will also make the Levites who minister before me very numerous. I will make them all as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sands which are on the seashore.'"
Romans 9:7
nor are all the children Abraham's true descendants; rather "through Isaac will your descendants be counted."

So

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.
Genesis 16:10
I will greatly multiply your descendants," the Lord's angel added, "so that they will be too numerous to count."
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.
Genesis 28:14
Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west, east, north, and south. All the families of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using your name and that of your descendants.
Exodus 32:13
Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel your servants, to whom you swore by yourself and told them, 'I will multiply your descendants like the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken about I will give to your descendants, and they will inherit it forever.'"
Deuteronomy 1:10
The Lord your God has increased your population to the point that you are now as numerous as the very stars of the sky.
Deuteronomy 10:22
When your ancestors went down to Egypt, they numbered only seventy, but now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars of the sky.
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.
Romans 4:18
Against hope Abraham believed in hope with the result that he became the father of many nations according to the pronouncement, "so will your descendants be."
Hebrews 11:12
So in fact children were fathered by one man -- and this one as good as dead -- like the number of stars in the sky and like the innumerable grains of sand on the seashore.

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.
Hebrews 6:15
And so by persevering, Abraham inherited the promise.

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