“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.”
King James Version (KJV)
13:16 I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth - That is, they shall increase incredibly, and take them altogether; they shall be such a great multitude as no man can number. They were so in Solomon's time, #1Kings 4:20|. Judah and Israel were many as the land which is by the sea in multitude. This God here gives him the promise of.