Genesis 16:10
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New International Version
The angel added, "I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count."

King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Angel of Jehovah said to her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.

World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh said to her, "I will greatly multiply your seed, that they will not be numbered for multitude."

Young's Literal Translation
and the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Multiplying I multiply thy seed, and it is not numbered from multitude;'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will multiply thy seed exceedingly - Who says this? The person who is called the Angel of the Lord; and he certainly speaks with all the authority which is proper to God.

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the angel.

Genesis 22:15-18 And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham out of heaven the second time...

Genesis 31:11-13 And the angel of God spoke to me in a dream, saying, Jacob: And I said, Here am I...

Genesis 32:24-30 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day...

Genesis 48:15,16 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk...

Exodus 3:2-6 And the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the middle of a bush: and he looked, and, behold...

Judges 2:1-3 And an angel of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt...

Judges 6:11 And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained to Joash the Abiezrite...

Judges 6:16,21-24 And the LORD said to him, Surely I will be with you, and you shall smite the Midianites as one man...

Judges 13:16-22 And the angel of the LORD said to Manoah, Though you detain me, I will not eat of your bread: and if you will offer a burnt offering...

Isaiah 63:9 In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them...

Hosea 12:3-5 He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God...

Zechariah 2:8,9 For thus said the LORD of hosts; After the glory has he sent me to the nations which spoiled you...

Malachi 3:1 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the LORD, whom you seek...

John 1:18 No man has seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

Acts 7:30-38 And when forty years were expired...

1 Timothy 6:16 Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach to; whom no man has seen, nor can see...

I will.

Genesis 17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly...

Genesis 21:13,16 And also of the son of the female slave will I make a nation, because he is your seed...

Genesis 25:12-18 Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bore to Abraham...

Psalm 83:6,7 The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes...

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Omniscience
Remember that, ye sons of men, ye are not unregarded; ye do not pass through this world in unseen obscurity. In darkest shades of night eyes glare on you through the gloom. In the brightness of the day angels are spectators of your labours. From heaven there look down upon you spirits who see all that finite beings are capable of beholding. But if we think that thought worth treasuring up, there is one which sums up that and drowns it, even as a drop is lost in the ocean; it is the thought, "Thou
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

The Pioneer's Influence Upon a Nation's Ideals.
ABRAHAM, THE TRADITIONAL FATHER OF HIS RACE.--Gen. 12:1-8; 13:1-13; 16; 18, 19; 21:7; 22:1-19. Parallel Readings. Hist. Bible I, 73-94. Prin of Pol., 160-175. Jehovah said to Abraham, Go forth from thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, to the land that I will show thee, that I may make of thee a great nation; and I will surely bless thee, and make thy name great, so that thou shalt be a blessing, I will also bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will
Charles Foster Kent—The Making of a Nation

Cross References
Genesis 13:16
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.

Genesis 16:9
Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her."

Genesis 17:20
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.

Genesis 21:13
I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."

Genesis 21:18
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."

Genesis 22:15
The angel of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time

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