Do you not fear Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Do you not tremble before Me,
the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea,
an enduring barrier that it cannot cross?
The waves surge, but they cannot prevail.
They roar but cannot pass over it.
Looking all around and seeing no one, he struck the Egyptian dead and hid him in the sand.
But everyone who hears these words of Mine and doesn’t act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea. He had 10 horns and seven heads. On his horns were 10 diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.
Food gained by fraud is sweet to a man,
but afterward his mouth is full of gravel.
For then it would outweigh the sand of the seas!
That is why my words are rash.
A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,
but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.
All of them come to do violence;
their faces are set in determination.
They gather prisoners like sand.
I will indeed bless you and make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.
You have said, ‘I will cause you to prosper, and I will make your offspring like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.’”
Your descendants would have been as countless as the sand,
and the offspring of your body like its grains;
their name would not be cut off
or eliminated from My presence.
Therefore from one man—in fact, from one as good as dead—came offspring as numerous as the stars of heaven and as innumerable as the grains of sand by the seashore.
1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea; they were eating, drinking, and rejoicing.
The hosts of heaven cannot be counted; the sand of the sea cannot be measured. So, too, I will make the descendants of My servant David and the Levites who minister to Me innumerable.”
Israel, even if your people were as numerous
as the sand of the sea,
only a remnant of them will return.
Destruction has been decreed;
Yet the number of the Israelites
will be like the sand of the sea,
which cannot be measured or counted.
And in the place where they were told:
You are not My people,
they will be called: Sons of the living God.
and will go out to deceive the nations at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them for battle. Their number is like the sand of the sea.
They went out with all their armies—a multitude as numerous as the sand on the seashore—along with a vast number of horses and chariots.
1 Samuel 13:5
The Philistines also gathered to fight against Israel: 3,000 chariots, 6,000 horsemen, and troops as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Michmash, east of Beth-aven.
Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and all the Qedemites had settled down in the valley like a swarm of locusts, and their camels were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore.
He rained meat on them like dust,
and winged birds like the sand of the seas.
So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it because it was beyond measure.
1 Kings 4:29
God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as vast as the sand on the seashore.
So I thought: I will die in my own nest
and multiply my days as the sand.