And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt
be a blessing: ... And I
will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee
shall all families of the earth be blessed.
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.
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations
of thee, and kings
shall come out of thee.
Genesis 17:16 And I
will bless her, and give
thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be [a mother] of nations
of people shall be of her.
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed
him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve
princes shall he beget, and I
will make him a great nation.
Seeing that Abraham shall surely become
a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he [is
] thy seed.
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;
Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name [was
] Keturah. ... Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat
and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau
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;
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.
saidst, I will
surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
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;
Now these [are
] the generations of Esau, who [is
] Edom. ... Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these [be
] the dukes
of Edom, according to their
habitations in the land of their possession: he [is
] Esau the father
of the Edomites
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.
Exodus 32:13 Remember
Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom
thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply
your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit [it
] for ever.
Who can count the dust
of Jacob, and the number of the fourth
] of Israel? Let me
die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!
The LORD your God
hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye [are] this day
as the stars of heaven for multitude.
] it was, when Israel
had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites
, and the children
of the east, even they came up against them;
For they came up with their cattle and their tents
, and they came as grasshoppers
for multitude; [for
] both they and their camels
were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy
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.
1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel [were
] many, as the sand
] by the sea in multitude, eating
and drinking, and making merry.
1 Chronicles 21:5
And Joab gave the sum of the number of the people unto David. And all [they of
] Israel were a thousand
thousand and an hundred thousand men that drew sword: and Judah [was
] four hundred threescore and ten thousand men that drew sword.
1 Chronicles 27:23
But David took not
the number of them from twenty
years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase
Israel like to the stars of the heavens.
2 Chronicles 17:14
And these [are
] the numbers
of them according to the house
of their fathers: Of Judah, the captains of thousands; Adnah the chief, and with him mighty men of valour three hundred
thousand. ... And next him [was
] Jehozabad, and with him an hundred and fourscore thousand ready prepared for the war.
O that thou
hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had
thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof; his name
should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.
As the host
of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so
will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites
that minister unto me.
Therefore [it is
] of faith
, that [it might be
] by grace; to the end the promise
might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to
that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father
of us all, ... Who against
hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall
thy seed be.
Therefore sprang there even of one, and him
as good as dead, [so many
] as the stars
of the sky in multitude, and as the sand
which is by the sea shore innumerable.
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great
multitude, which no man
could number, of all
nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood
before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed
with white robes, and palms
in their hands;