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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CommentaryClarke'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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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.
Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her."
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.
I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."
The angel of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time
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