"You should fear me!" says the Lord. "You should tremble in awe before me! I made the sand to be a boundary for the sea, a permanent barrier that it can never cross. Its waves may roll, but they can never prevail. They may roar, but they can never cross beyond that boundary."
He looked this way and that and saw that no one was there, and then he attacked the Egyptian and concealed the body in the sand.
Everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
Then I saw a beast coming up out of the sea. It had ten horns and seven heads, and on its horns were ten diadem crowns, and on its heads a blasphemous name.
Bread gained by deceit tastes sweet to a person, but afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
But because it is heavier than the sand of the sea, that is why my words have been wild.
A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but vexation by a fool is more burdensome than the two of them.
All of them intend to do violence; every face is determined. They take prisoners as easily as one scoops up sand.
I will indeed bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the strongholds of their enemies.
But you said, 'I will certainly make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand on the seashore, too numerous to count.'"
Your descendants would have been as numerous as sand, and your children like its granules. Their name would not have been cut off and eliminated from my presence.
So in fact children were fathered by one man -- and this one as good as dead -- like the number of stars in the sky and like the innumerable grains of sand on the seashore.
1 Kings 4:20
The people of Judah and Israel were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore; they had plenty to eat and drink and were happy.
I will make the children who follow one another in the line of my servant David very numerous. I will also make the Levites who minister before me very numerous. I will make them all as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sands which are on the seashore.'"
For though your people, Israel, are as numerous as the sand on the seashore, only a remnant will come back. Destruction has been decreed; just punishment is about to engulf you.
However, in the future the number of the people of Israel will be like the sand of the sea which can be neither measured nor numbered. Although it was said to them, "You are not my people," it will be said to them, "You are children of the living God!"
and will go out to deceive the nations at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to bring them together for the battle. They are as numerous as the grains of sand in the sea.
These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots.
1 Samuel 13:5
For the battle with Israel the Philistines had amassed 3,000 chariots, 6,000 horsemen, and an army as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Micmash, east of Beth Aven.
Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people from the east covered the valley like a swarm of locusts. Their camels could not be counted; they were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore.
He rained down meat on them like dust, birds as numerous as the sand on the seashores.
Joseph stored up a vast amount of grain, like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it because it was impossible to measure.
1 Kings 4:29
God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment; the breadth of his understanding was as infinite as the sand on the seashore.
"Then I thought, 'I will die in my own home, my days as numerous as the grains of sand.