Parallel Verses

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 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 birds multiply on 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.

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."

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

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 29

and multiply
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

and fill
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

in the seas
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and let fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

References

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Context Readings

The Creation

21 God created the great sea creatures and every living and moving thing with which the water swarmed, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. God saw that it was good. 22 God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the water in the seas, and let the 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 all the living creatures that are with you. Bring out every living thing, including the birds, animals, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth. Let them increase and be fruitful and multiply on the earth!"

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply! Fill the earth and subdue it! Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and every creature that moves on the ground."

Genesis 9:1

Then 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 I have found favor in your sight, please stay here, for I have learned by divination that the Lord has blessed me on account of you."

Genesis 30:30

Indeed, you had little before I arrived, but now your possessions have increased many times over. The Lord has blessed you wherever I worked. But now, how long must it be before I do something for my own family too?"

Genesis 35:11

Then God said to him, "I am the sovereign God. Be fruitful and multiply! A nation -- even a company of nations -- will descend from you; kings will be among your descendants!

Leviticus 26:9

I will turn to you, make you fruitful, multiply you, and maintain my covenant with you.

Job 40:15

"Look now at Behemoth, which I made as I made you; it eats grass like the ox.

Job 42:12

So the Lord blessed the second part of Job's life more than the first. He had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Psalm 107:31

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his loyal love, and for the amazing things he has done for people!

Psalm 107:38

He blessed them so that they became very numerous. He would not allow their cattle to decrease in number.

Psalm 128:3

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine in the inner rooms of your house; your children will be like olive branches, as they sit all around your table.

Psalm 144:13-14

Our storehouses will be full, providing all kinds of food. Our sheep will multiply by the thousands and fill our pastures.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing from the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow to it.

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