Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Bible References

Thy seed

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 32:12
But you said, 'I will certainly make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand on the seashore, too numerous to count.'"
Genesis 35:11
Then God said to him, "I am the sovereign God. Be fruitful and multiply! A nation -- even a company of nations -- will descend from you; kings will be among your descendants!
Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob, Or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the upright, and let the end of my life be like theirs."
Acts 3:25
You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant that God made with your ancestors, saying to Abraham, 'And in your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.'
Revelation 7:4
Now I heard the number of those who were marked with the seal, one hundred and forty-four thousand, sealed from all the tribes of the people of Israel:

To the west

Genesis 13:14
After Lot had departed, the Lord said to Abram, "Look from the place where you stand to the north, south, east, and west.
Deuteronomy 12:20
When the Lord your God extends your borders as he said he would do and you say, "I want to eat meat just as I please," you may do so as you wish.
Matthew 8:11
I tell you, many will come from the east and west to share the banquet with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,

And in thee

Genesis 12:3
I will bless those who bless you, but the one who treats you lightly I must curse, and all the families of the earth will bless one another by your name."
Genesis 18:18
After all, Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all the nations on the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using his name.
Genesis 22:18
Because you have obeyed me, all the nations of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using the name of your descendants.'"
Genesis 26:4
I will multiply your descendants so they will be as numerous as the stars in the sky, and I will give them all these lands. All the nations of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another using the name of your descendants.
Psalm 72:17
May his fame endure! May his dynasty last as long as the sun remains in the sky! May they use his name when they formulate their blessings! May all nations consider him to be favored by God!
Acts 3:25
You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant that God made with your ancestors, saying to Abraham, 'And in your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.'
Galatians 3:8
And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, proclaimed the gospel to Abraham ahead of time, saying, "All the nations will be blessed in you."
Ephesians 1:3
Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ.

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 19:8
If the Lord your God enlarges your borders as he promised your ancestors and gives you all the land he pledged to them,
Joshua 21:43
So the Lord gave Israel all the land he had solemnly promised to their ancestors, and they conquered it and lived in it.
Micah 7:20
You will be loyal to Jacob and extend your loyal love to Abraham, which you promised on oath to our ancestors in ancient times.
Luke 1:55
as he promised to our ancestors, to Abraham and to his descendants forever."
Luke 13:29
Then people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and take their places at the banquet table in the kingdom of God.

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