Genesis 13:16
Good News Translation
I am going to give you so many descendants that no one will be able to count them all; it would be as easy to count all the specks of dust on earth!

Contemporary English Version
I will give you more descendants than there are specks of dust on the earth, and someday it will be easier to count those specks of dust than to count your descendants.

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.

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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.

Genesis 12:2,3 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed. . . .

Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said to him: Look up to heaven and number the stars if thou canst. And he said to him: So shall thy seed be.

Genesis 17:6,16,20 And I will make thee increase exceedingly, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee. . . .

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

Genesis 21:13 But I will make the son also of the bondwoman a great nation, because he is thy seed.

Genesis 22:17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 25:1-34 And Abraham married another wife named Cetura: . . .

Genesis 26:4 And I will multiply thy seed like the stars of heaven: and I will give to thy posterity all these countries: and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 28:3,14 And God almighty bless thee, and make thee to increase and multiply thee: that thou mayst be a multitude of people. . . .

Genesis 32:12 Thou didst say, that thou wouldst do well by me, and multiply my seed like the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 35:11 And said to him: I am God almighty, increase thou and be multiplied. Nations and peoples of nations shall be from thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

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

Genesis 46:3 God said to him: I am the most mighty God of thy father; fear not, go down into Egypt, for I will make a great nation of thee there.

Exodus 1:7 The children of Israel increased, and sprung up into multitudes, and growing exceedingly strong they filled the land.

Exodus 32:13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou sworest by thy own self, saying: I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven: and this whole land that I have spoken of, I will give to your seed, and you shall possess it for ever:

Numbers 23:10 Who can count the dust of Jacob, and know the number of the stock of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the just, and my last end be like to them.

Deuteronomy 1:10 I alone am not able to bear you: for the Lord your God hath multiplied you, and you are this day as the stars of heaven, for multitude.

Judges 6:3,5 And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up: . . .

1 Kings 3:8 And thy servant is in the midst of the people which thou hast chosen, an immense people, which cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.

1 Kings 4:20 Juda and Israel were innumerable, as the sand of the sea in multitude; eating and drinking, and rejoicing.

1 Chronicles 21:5 And he gave David the number of them, whom he had surveyed: and all the number of Israel was found to be eleven hundred thousand men that drew the sword: and of Juda four hundred and seventy thousand fighting men.

1 Chronicles 27:23 But David would not number them from twenty years old and under: because the lord had said that he would multiply Israel like the stars of heaven.

2 Chronicles 17:14-18 Of whom this is the number of the houses and families of every one: in Juda captains of the army, Ednas the chief, and with him three hundred thousand most valiant men. . . .

Isaiah 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,

Isaiah 48:19 And thy seed had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof: his name should not have perished, nor have been destroyed from before my face.

Jeremiah 33:22 As the stars of heaven cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea be measured: so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites my ministers.

Romans 4:16-18 Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm 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, . . .

Hebrews 11:12 For which cause there sprung even from one (and him as good as dead) as the stars of heaven in multitude and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.

Revelation 7:9 After this, I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands.

Context
God Renews the Promise to Abram
15All the land which thou seest, I will give to thee, and to thy seed for ever. 16And 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.17Arise and walk through the land in the length, and the breadth thereof: for I will give it to thee.…
Cross References
Genesis 16:10
And again he said: I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, and it shall not be numbered for multitude.

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

Genesis 28:14
And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth: thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and IN THEE and thy seed, all the tribes of the earth SHALL BE BLESSED.

Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob, and know the number of the stock of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the just, and my last end be like to them.

2 Kings 13:23
And the Lord had mercy on them, and returned to them, because of his covenant, which he had made with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob: and he would not destroy them, nor utterly cast them away, unto this present time.

2 Chronicles 1:9
Now therefore, O Lord God, let thy word be fulfilled, which thou hast promised to David my father: for thou hast made me king over thy great people, which is as innumerable as the dust of the earth.

Additional Translations
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if one could count the dust of the earth, then your offspring could be counted.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.

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.

And I will make thy seed like the dust of the earth; if any one is able to number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed be numbered.

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.

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 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.

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

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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