I'll make your descendants as plentiful as the specks of dust of the earth, so that if one could count the specks of dust of the earth, then your descendants could also be counted.
Then the LORD took him outside. "Look up at the sky and count the stars if you can!" he said. "Your descendants will be that numerous."
The angel of the LORD also told her, "I will greatly multiply your offspring, who will be too many to count.
Now, you promised me that "I'm certainly going to cause things to go well with you, and I'm going to make your offspring as numerous as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.'"
Joseph stored up so much grain like sand on the seashore in so much abundance! that he stopped keeping records because it was proving to be impossible to measure how much they were gathering.
He told them, "This kind can come out only by prayer and fasting."
Nicodemus asked him, "How can a person be born when he is old? He can't go back into his mother's womb a second time and be born, can he?"
For it is rare for anyone to die for a righteous person, though somebody might be brave enough to die for a good person.
For it is impossible to keep on restoring to repentance time and again people who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have become partners with the Holy Spirit,
for it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.
Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.
She also said, "Who would have told Abraham that Sarah would nurse sons? Yet I have given birth to a son in my husband's old age!"
They told them, "We can't do this. We can't give our sister to a man who isn't circumcised, because that would be insulting to us.
You will certainly wear yourself out, both you and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You cannot do it by yourself.
But," he said, "You cannot see my face, because a man cannot see me and live."
Meanwhile, the people of Judah said, "The builders are tired and there's so much rubble that we can't reconstruct the wall!"
Jesus looked at them intently and said, "For humans this is impossible, but for God all things are possible."
Jesus looked at them intently and said, "For humans it's impossible, but not for God. All things are possible for God."
Jesus replied, "The things that are impossible for people are possible for God."