Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And God gave them his blessing and said to them, Be fertile and have increase, and make the earth full and be masters of it; be rulers over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing moving on the earth.
Take out with you every living thing which is with you, birds and cattle and everything which goes on the earth, so that they may have offspring and be fertile and be increased on the earth.
And God gave his blessing to Noah and his sons, and said, Be fertile, and have increase, and make the earth full.
And Laban said, If you will let me say so, do not go away; for I have seen by the signs that the Lord has been good to me because of you.
And God said to him, I am God, the Ruler of all: be fertile, and have increase; a nation, truly a group of nations, will come from you, and kings will be your offspring;
And I will have pleasure in you and make you fertile and greater in number; and I will keep my agreement with you.
See now the Great Beast, whom I made, even as I made you; he takes grass for food, like the ox.
And the Lord's blessing was greater on the end of Job's life than on its start: and so he came to have fourteen thousand sheep and goats, and six thousand camels, and two thousand oxen, and a thousand she-asses.
Let men give praise to the Lord for his mercy, and for the wonders which he does for the children of men!
The blessing of the Lord gives wealth: hard work makes it no greater.