And I will make your descendants like the dust of the earth, so that if a man could count the dust of the earth, then could your descendants also be counted.
And He brought him outside [his tent into the starlight] and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars -- "if you are able to number them. Then He said to him, So shall your descendants be.
Also the Angel of the Lord said to her, I will multiply your descendants exceedingly, so that they shall not be numbered for multitude.
And You said, I will surely do you good and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it could not be measured.
And He replied to them, This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer and fasting.
Nicodemus said to Him, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter his mother's womb again and be born?
Now it is an extraordinary thing for one to give his life even for an upright man, though perhaps for a noble and lovable and generous benefactor someone might even dare to die.
For it is impossible [to restore and bring again to repentance] those who have been once for all enlightened, who have consciously tasted the heavenly gift and have become sharers of the Holy Spirit,
Because the blood of bulls and goats is powerless to take sins away.
But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out].
And she said, Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children at the breast? For I have borne him a son in his old age!
They said to them, We cannot do this thing and give our sister to one who is not circumcised, for that would be a reproach and disgrace to us.
You will surely wear out both yourself and this people with you, for the thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it all by yourself.
But, He said, You can not see My face, for no man shall see Me and live.
And [the leaders of] Judah said, The strength of the burden bearers is weakening, and there is much rubbish; we are not able to work on the wall.
But Jesus looked at them and said, With men this is impossible, but all things are possible with God.
Jesus glanced around at them and said, With men [it is] impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.
But He said, What is impossible with men is possible with God.