Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

And it

Bible References

The number

Genesis 13:16
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 may thy seed also be numbered.
Genesis 32:12
And thou said, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
Isaiah 48:19
Thy seed also would have been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the grains of it. His name would not be cut off nor destroyed from before me.
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, If the number of the sons of Israel may be as the sand of the sea, the remnant will be saved.
Hebrews 11:12
And therefore from one man, and these things having become deadened, were begotten as the stars of the heaven for multitude, and as the sand of the seashore, countless.

And it

Romans 9:25
As also he says in Hosea, I will call those not my people, my people, and her who was not beloved, beloved.

It was said

Hosea 2:23
And I will sow her to me in the earth. And I will have mercy upon her who had not obtained mercy. And I will say to those who were not my people, Thou are my people, and they shall say, My God.
Isaiah 43:6
I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Keep not back. Bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the end of the earth,
Isaiah 49:17
Thy sons make haste. Thy destroyers and those who made thee waste shall go forth from thee.
Isaiah 54:1
Sing, O barren, thou who did not bear. Break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou who did not travail with child. For more are the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married woman, says LORD.
Isaiah 60:4
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see. They all gather themselves together. They come to thee. Thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be carried in the arms.
Isaiah 66:20
And they shall bring all your brothers out of all the nations for an oblation to LORD, upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon dromedaries, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, says LORD, as the sons of Isr
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Ye are the sons

John 1:12
But as many as did accept him, to them he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name,
Romans 8:14
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
Romans 9:26
And it will be in the place where it was said to them, Ye are not my people, there they will be called, sons of the living God.
2 Corinthians 6:18
and will be for a Father to you, and ye will be for sons and daughters to me, says Lord Almighty.
Galatians 4:6
And because ye are sons, God sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
1 John 3:1
Behold what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we may be called children of God. Because of this the world does not know you, because it did not know him.

General references

Psalm 102:22
when the peoples are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve LORD.
Ezekiel 11:17
Therefore say, Thus says lord LORD. I will gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
Romans 3:29
Or is God of Jews only and not also of Gentiles? Yes, of Gentiles also,