Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

King James Version

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

Holman Bible

So God blessed them, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."

International Standard Version

God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!"

A Conservative Version

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.

American Standard Version

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.

Amplified

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let the fowl multiply in the earth.

Bible in Basic English

And God gave them his blessing, saying, Be fertile and have increase, making all the waters of the seas full, and let the birds be increased in the earth.

Darby Translation

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply on the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will praise them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and birds shall multiply in the earth.

King James 2000

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."

Modern King James verseion

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters of the seas and let the fowl multiply in the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and God blessed them, saying, "Grow and multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the fowls multiply upon the earth."

NET Bible

God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."

New Heart English Bible

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

The Emphasized Bible

And God blessed them, saying, - Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let, the birds, multiply in the land.

Webster

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

World English Bible

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God blesseth them, saying, 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and the fowl let multiply in the earth:'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330


Usage: 0

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 29

and multiply
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

and fill
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

in the seas
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and let fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

References

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Context Readings

The Creation

21 God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good. 22 God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth." 23 There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.


Cross References

Genesis 8:17

"Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you, birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may breed abundantly on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth."

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 9:1

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.

Genesis 30:27

But Laban said to him, "If now it pleases you, stay with me; I have divined that the LORD has blessed me on your account."

Genesis 30:30

"For you had little before I came and it has increased to a multitude, and the LORD has blessed you wherever I turned. But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?"

Genesis 35:11

God also said to him, "I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

Leviticus 26:9

'So I will turn toward you and make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will confirm My covenant with you.

Job 40:15

"Behold now, Behemoth, which I made as well as you; He eats grass like an ox.

Job 42:12

The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys.

Psalm 107:31

Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

Psalm 107:38

Also He blesses them and they multiply greatly, And He does not let their cattle decrease.

Psalm 128:3

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.

Psalm 144:13-14

Let our garners be full, furnishing every kind of produce, And our flocks bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our fields;

Proverbs 10:22

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.



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