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Exodus 2:12

Looking all around and seeing no one, he struck the Egyptian dead and hid him in the sand.

Job 39:13-15

The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully,
but are her feathers and plumage like the stork’s? She abandons her eggs on the ground
and lets them be warmed in the sand. She forgets that a foot may crush them
or that some wild animal may trample them.

Isaiah 35:6-7

Then the lame will leap like a deer,
and the tongue of the mute will sing for joy,
for water will gush in the wilderness,
and streams in the desert; the parched ground will become a pool of water,
and the thirsty land springs of water.
In the haunt of jackals, in their lairs,
there will be grass, reeds, and papyrus.

Jeremiah 5:22

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.

Deuteronomy 33:18-19

He said about Zebulun:Rejoice, Zebulun, in your journeys,
and Issachar, in your tents. They summon the peoples to a mountain;
there they offer acceptable sacrifices.
For they draw from the wealth of the seas
and the hidden treasures of the sand.

Acts 27:39

When daylight came, they did not recognize the land but sighted a bay with a beach. They planned to run the ship ashore if they could.

Acts 27:41

But they struck a sandbar and ran the ship aground. The bow jammed fast and remained immovable, while the stern began to break up by the pounding of the waves.

Acts 27:17

After hoisting it up, they used ropes and tackle and girded the ship. Then, fearing they would run aground on the Syrtis, they lowered the drift-anchor, and in this way they were driven along.

Job 6:2-3

If only my grief could be weighed
and my devastation placed with it in the scales. For then it would outweigh the sand of the seas!
That is why my words are rash.

Genesis 22:15-18

Then the Angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time from heaven and said, “By Myself I have sworn,” this is the Lord’s declaration: “Because you have done this thing and have not withheld your only son, 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.read more.
And all the nations of the earth will be blessed by your offspring because you have obeyed My command.”

Genesis 32:9-12

Then Jacob said, “God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord who said to me, ‘Go back to your land and to your family, and I will cause you to prosper,’ I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness You have shown Your servant. Indeed, I crossed over this Jordan with my staff, and now I have become two camps. Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children. read more.
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.’”

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea; they were eating, drinking, and rejoicing.

Isaiah 10:20-22

On that day the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will no longer depend on the one who struck them, but they will faithfully depend on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel. The remnant will return, the remnant of Jacob,
to the Mighty God. 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;
justice overflows.

Isaiah 48:17-19

This is what the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel says:I am Yahweh your God,
who teaches you for your benefit,
who leads you in the way you should go. If only you had paid attention to My commands.
Then your peace would have been like a river,
and your righteousness like the waves of the sea. 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.

Jeremiah 33:19-22

The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah: “This is what the Lord says: If you can break My covenant with the day and My covenant with the night so that day and night cease to come at their regular time, then also My covenant with My servant David may be broken so that he will not have a son reigning on his throne, and the Levitical priests will not be My ministers.read more.
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.”

Hosea 1:8-10

After Gomer had weaned No Compassion, she conceived and gave birth to a son. Then the Lord said:Name him Not My People,
for you are not My people,
and I will not be your God. 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.

Romans 9:22-27

And what if God, desiring to display His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience objects of wrath ready for destruction? And what if He did this to make known the riches of His glory on objects of mercy that He prepared beforehand for glory— on us, the ones He also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?read more.
As He also says in Hosea:I will call Not My People, My People,
and she who is Unloved, Beloved. And it will be in the place where they were told,
you are not My people,
there they will be called sons of the living God. But Isaiah cries out concerning Israel:Though the number of Israel’s sons
is like the sand of the sea,
only the remnant will be saved;

Hebrews 11:11-12

By faith even Sarah herself, when she was unable to have children, received power to conceive offspring, even though she was past the age, since she considered that the One who had promised was faithful. 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 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.

Joshua 11:1-5

When Jabin king of Hazor heard this news, he sent a message to:Jobab king of Madon,
the kings of Shimron and Achshaph, and the kings of the north in the hill country,
the Arabah south of Chinnereth,
the Judean foothills,
and the Slopes of Dor to the west, the Canaanites in the east and west,
the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites,
and Jebusites in the hill country,
and the Hivites at the foot of Hermon
in the land of Mizpah.read more.
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. All these kings joined forces; they came together and camped at the waters of Merom to attack Israel.

Judges 7:12

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.

2 Samuel 17:11

Instead, I advise that all Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba—as numerous as the sand by the sea—be gathered to you and that you personally go into battle.

Revelation 20:7-8

When the 1,000 years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison 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.

Genesis 41:49

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.

Job 29:18

So I thought: I will die in my own nest
and multiply my days as the sand.

Psalm 78:27-29

He rained meat on them like dust,
and winged birds like the sand of the seas. He made them fall in His camp,
all around His tent. They ate and were completely satisfied,
for He gave them what they craved.

Psalm 139:17-18

God, how difficult Your thoughts are
for me to comprehend;
how vast their sum is! If I counted them,
they would outnumber the grains of sand;
when I wake up, I am still with You.

Jeremiah 15:8

I made their widows more numerous
than the sand of the seas.
I brought a destroyer at noon
against the mother of young men.
I suddenly released on her
agitation and terrors.

Habakkuk 1:8-9

Their horses are swifter than leopards
and more fierce than wolves of the night.
Their horsemen charge ahead;
their horsemen come from distant lands.
They fly like an eagle, swooping to devour. All of them come to do violence;
their faces are set in determination.
They gather prisoners like sand.

Matthew 7:24-27

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock. The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn’t collapse, because its foundation was on the rock. 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.read more.
The rain fell, the rivers rose, the winds blew and pounded that house, and it collapsed. And its collapse was great!”

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Jeremiah 5:22

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.

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