Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Joab said unto the king, Now the LORD thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

Bible References

General references

2 Samuel 10:12
Be strong, and let us strengthen ourselves for the sake of the people and for the sake of the cities of our God. May Yahweh do [what is] good in his eyes.
1 Chronicles 21:3
But Joab said, "May Yahweh add to the people a hundred times what they are! Are they not, O my lord the king, all of them the king's servants? Why does my lord seek this? Why would he bring guilt to Israel?"
Psalm 115:14
May Yahweh give you increase, you and your children.
Proverbs 14:28
In the multitude of people is the glory of the king, but without a population, a prince [is] ruined.
Isaiah 60:5
Then you shall see and you shall be radiant; and your heart shall tremble and open itself wide, because [the] abundance of [the] sea shall fall upon you; [the] wealth of [the] nations shall come to you.