What an astonishing increase from seventy persons who went down into Egypt about 215 years before, where they had latterly endured the greatest hardships! Such was the effect of God's promise, which cannot fail.
] those which were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers: all those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts [were
] six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
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 numbered of the children of Israel, six hundred thousand and a thousand seven hundred and thirty.
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 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.
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations
of thee, and kings
shall come out of thee.
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;
Genesis 26:3 Sojourn
in this land, and I will be
with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee
, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath
which I sware unto Abraham thy father;
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 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: ... I will go
down with thee into Egypt; and I will
also surely bring thee up [again
]: and Joseph
shall put his hand upon thine eyes.
And the children
of Israel journeyed from Rameses
to Succoth, about six hundred
thousand on foot [that were
] men, beside children.
for every man
, [that is
], half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred
thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty [men
Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore
and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars
of heaven 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.
2 Samuel 24:9
And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people unto the king: and there were in Israel eight hundred thousand
valiant men that drew the sword; and the men of Judah [were
] five hundred thousand men.
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.
2 Chronicles 13:3
And Abijah set
the battle in array with an army of valiant men of war, [even
] four hundred
thousand chosen men: Jeroboam also set the battle in array against him with eight hundred
thousand chosen men, [being
] mighty men of valour.
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. ... These waited on the king, beside [those
] whom the king put in
the fenced cities throughout all Judah.
Through faith also Sara
herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because
she judged him faithful who had promised. ... 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.
And I heard
the number of them which were sealed: [and there were
] sealed an
] forty [and
] four thousand of all
the tribes of the children of Israel. ... 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;