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
I will make your descendants like the dust of the earth which, if anyone were able to count the dust of the earth, your descendants would be [so] counted.
Genesis 32:12
Now you yourself said, 'I will surely deal well with you and make your offspring as the sand of the sea that cannot be counted for abundance.'"
Isaiah 48:19
And your offspring would have been like the sand, and the descendants of your {body} like its grains. It would not be cut off, and its name would not be destroyed from my presence."
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, "[Even] if the number of the sons of Israel is like the sand of the sea, the remnant will be saved,
Hebrews 11:12
And therefore these were fathered from one man, and [he] being as good as dead, as the stars of heaven in number and like the innumerable sand by the shore of the sea.

And it

Romans 9:25
As he also says in Hosea, "I will call those [who were] not my people, 'My people,' and those [who were] not loved, 'Loved.'

It was said

Hosea 2:23
I will sow her for myself in the land; I will have pity on Lo-ruhama; I will say to Lo-ammi, "You are my people," and he himself will say, "[you are] my God."
Isaiah 43:6
I will say to the north, 'Give!' and to [the] south, 'You must not withhold!' Bring my sons from far away, and my daughters from the end of the earth--
Isaiah 49:17
Your children hasten; your destroyers and those who laid you waste depart from you.
Isaiah 54:1
"Sing for joy, barren [woman]; [who] has not borne! Burst forth [into] rejoicing and rejoice, [she who] has not been in labor! For [the] children of [the] desolate woman [are] more than [the] children of [the] married woman," says Yahweh.
Isaiah 60:4
Lift up your eyes all around and see! All of them gather; they come to you. Your sons shall come from afar, and your daughters shall be looked after on [the] hip.
Isaiah 66:20
and bring all your countrymen from all the nations [as] an offering to Yahweh on horses and chariots and in litters and on mules and camels, to {my holy mountain}, Jerusalem," says Yahweh, "just as the sons of Israel bring [an] offering in a clean vessel [to] the house of Yahweh.
1 Peter 2:9
But you [are] a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for [God's] possession, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light,

Ye are the sons

John 1:12
But as many as received him--to those who believe in his name--he gave to them authority to become children of God,
Romans 8:14
For all those who 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, 'You [are] not my people,' there they will be called 'sons of the living God.'"
2 Corinthians 6:18
and I will be a father to you, and you will be sons and daughters to me," says the all-powerful Lord.
Galatians 4:6
And because you are sons, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying out, "Abba! (Father!),"
1 John 3:1
See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called children of God, and we are! Because of this the world does not know us: because it did not know him.

General references

Psalm 102:22
when the peoples assemble, together with kingdoms, to serve Yahweh.
Ezekiel 11:17
Therefore say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "And I will assemble you from the peoples, and I will gather you from the countries [to] which you were scattered among them, and I will give the land of Israel to you.
Romans 3:29
Or [is God] the God of the Jews only? [Is he] not also [the God] of the Gentiles? Yes, also of the Gentiles,