And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, [then
] shall thy seed also be numbered.
And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell
the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So
shall thy seed be.
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name
shall be Abraham
; for a father of many nations have I made thee. ... And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations
of thee, and kings
shall come out of thee.
Seeing that Abraham shall surely become
a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
That in blessing
I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed
as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which [is
] upon the sea shore
; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; ... And in
thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed
And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become great: and he hath given him flocks
, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.
And I will make thy seed to multiply
as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall
all the nations of the earth be blessed;
Genesis 27:29 Let people
serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord
over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed
] every one that curseth thee, and blessed [be
] he that blesseth thee.
Almighty bless thee, and make
thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude
And thy seed
shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad
to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee
and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
And God said unto him, I [am
] God Almighty
: be fruitful and multiply; a nation
and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;
And he said, I [am
] God, the God
of thy father: fear not
to go down into Egypt; for I will
there make of thee a great nation:
And the children of Israel were fruitful
, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them.
Now therefore let me alone
, that my wrath
may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will
make of thee a great nation.
I will smite
them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make
of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.
, he lay down as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall
stir him up? Blessed
] he that blesseth thee, and cursed [is
] he that curseth thee. ... And Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote
his hands together: and Balak said unto Balaam, I called
thee to curse mine enemies, and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed [them
] these three times.
And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready
to perish [was
] my father, and he went down
into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few
, and became
there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:
2 Samuel 7:9 And I was
with thee whithersoever thou wentest, and have cut off
all thine enemies out of thy sight
, and have made thee a great name, like unto
the name of the great [men
] that [are
] in the earth.
1 Kings 3:8
And thy servant [is
] in the midst of thy people
which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot
be numbered nor counted for multitude. ... Give therefore
thy servant an understanding
heart to judge
thy people, that I may discern
between good and bad: for who is able
to judge this thy so great a people?
Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and
] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
And he received the sign
of circumcision, a seal
of the righteousness
of the faith which [he had yet
] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father
of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness
might be imputed unto them also:
Galatians 3:7 Know
ye therefore that they
which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.