Genesis 13:16
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New International Version
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.


New American Standard Bible
"I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.


King James Bible
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.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust of the earth, then your offspring could be counted.


International Standard Version
I'll make your descendants as plentiful as the specks of dust of the earth, so that if one could count the specks of dust of the earth, then your descendants could also be counted.


American Standard Version
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 may thy seed also be numbered.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: if any man be able to number the dust of the earth, he shall be able to number thy seed also.


Darby Bible Translation
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth, so that if any one can number the dust of the earth, thy seed also will be numbered.


Young's Literal Translation
And I have set thy seed as dust of the earth, so that, if one is able to number the dust of the earth, even thy seed is numbered;
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God Renews the Promise to Abram

14And the LORD said to Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now your eyes, and look from the place where you are northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward: 15For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your seed for ever. 16And I will make your seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall your seed also be numbered. 17Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it; for I will give it to you. 18Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelled in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar to the LORD.
Cross References
Genesis 16:10
And the angel of the LORD said to her, I will multiply your seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.


Genesis 17:2
And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.


Genesis 28:14
And your seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in you and in your seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.


Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!


2 Kings 13:23
And the LORD was gracious to them, and had compassion on them, and had respect to them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.


2 Chronicles 1:9
Now, O LORD God, let your promise to David my father be established: for you have made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will make your seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall your seed also be numbered.

Genesis 12:2,3 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing...

Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if you be able to number them...

Genesis 17:6,16,20 And I will make you exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you...

Genesis 18:18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

Genesis 21:13 And also of the son of the female slave will I make a nation, because he is your seed.

Genesis 22:17 That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heaven...

Genesis 25:1-34 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah...

Genesis 26:4 And I will make your seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give to your seed all these countries...

Genesis 28:3,14 And God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, that you may be a multitude of people...

Genesis 32:12 And you said, I will surely do you good, and make your seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 35:11 And God said to him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of you...

Genesis 36:1-43 Now these are the generations of Esau, who is Edom...

Genesis 46:3 And he said, I am God, the God of your father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of you a great nation:

Exodus 1:7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty...

Exodus 32:13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them...

Numbers 23:10 Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous...

Deuteronomy 1:10 The LORD your God has multiplied you, and, behold, you are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Judges 6:3,5 And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east...

1 Kings 3:8 And your servant is in the middle of your people which you have chosen, a great people...

1 Kings 4:20 Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is 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 to David...

1 Chronicles 27:23 But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under...

2 Chronicles 17:14-18 And these are the numbers of them according to the house of their fathers: Of Judah, the captains of thousands; Adnah the chief...

Isaiah 48:18 O that you had listened to my commandments! then had your peace been as a river, and your righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Isaiah 48:19 Your seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of your bowels like the gravel thereof...

Jeremiah 33:22 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...

Romans 4:16-18 Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed...

Hebrews 11:12 Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude...

Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Strong's Concordance
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.
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