Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, "Grow and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fishes of the sea, and over the fowls of the air, and over all the beasts that move on the earth.

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

Holman Bible

God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, and every creature that crawls on the earth.”

International Standard Version

God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"

A Conservative Version

And God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply and replenish the earth, and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing that moves upo

American Standard Version

And God blessed them: and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

Amplified

And God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man]; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and over every living creature that moves upon the earth.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And God blessed them; and God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the heavens, and over every animal that moveth on the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will praise them, and God will say 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 heavens, and over every living thing creeping upon the earth.

King James 2000

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And 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 the birds of heaven, and over every animal that moves upon the earth."

Modern King James verseion

And God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply and fill the earth, and subdue it. And have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the heavens, and all animals that move upon the earth.

NET Bible

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."

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

And God blessed them, and God said to them Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, - and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the bird of the heavens, and over every living thing that moveth on the land.

Webster

And God blessed them, and God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living animal that moveth upon the earth.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And God blesseth them, and God saith to them, 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over fish of the sea, and over fowl of the heavens, and over every living thing that is creeping upon the earth.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

them, and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 29

and multiply
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

and replenish
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and subdue it
כּבשׁ 
Kabash 
Usage: 14

רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

over the fish
דּגה 
Dagah 
Usage: 15

of the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and over the fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the air
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

רמשׂ 
Ramas 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:28

References

Images Genesis 1:28

Prayers for Genesis 1:28

Context Readings

The Creation

27 And God created man after his likeness, after the likeness of God created he him; male and female created he them. 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, "Grow and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fishes of the sea, and over the fowls of the air, and over all the beasts that move on the earth. 29 And God said, "See, I have given you all herbs that sow seed which are on all the earth, and all manner trees that have fruit in them and sow seed; to be meat for you,


Cross References

Genesis 9:1

And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, "Increase and multiply and fill the earth.

Genesis 9:7

See that ye increase, and wax, and be occupied upon the earth, and multiply therein."

Leviticus 26:9

And I will turn unto you and increase you and multiply you, and set up my covenant with you.

Isaiah 45:18

For thus sayeth the LORD, even he that created heaven, the God that made the earth, that fashioned it, and set it forth: I have not made it for naught, but I made it to be inhabited. Even I the LORD, without whom there is none other.

Genesis 1:22

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

Genesis 8:17

And all the beasts that are with thee whatsoever flesh it be, both fowl and cattle and all manner worms that creep on the earth, bring out with thee, and let them move, grow and multiply upon the earth."

Genesis 17:16

For I will bless her and give thee a son of her; and will bless her so that people, yea and kings of people, shall spring of her."

Genesis 17:20

And as concerning Ishmael also, I have heard thy request: lo, I will bless him and increase him, and multiply him exceedingly. Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make a great nation of him.

Genesis 22:17-18

that I will bless thee and multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven and as the sand upon the sea side. And thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies.

Genesis 24:60

And they blessed Rebekah and said unto her, "Thou art our sister, grow into thousand thousands, and thy seed possess the gates of their enemies."

Genesis 26:3-4

Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee: for unto thee and unto thy seed I will give all these countries. And I will perform the oath which I swore unto Abraham thy father,

Genesis 26:24

And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, "I am the God of Abraham thy father. Fear not; for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake."

Genesis 33:5

And he lift up his eyes and saw the wives and their children, and said, "What are these which thou there hast?" And he said, "They are the children which God hath given thy servant."

Genesis 49:25

Thy father's God shall help thee, and the almighty shall bless thee with blessings from heaven above, and with blessings of the water that lieth under, and with blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

1 Chronicles 4:10

But Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "If thou shalt bless me, and enlarge my coasts, and shalt let thine hand be with me, and wilt keep me from evil that it vex me not." And God sent him his desire.

Psalm 107:38

He blesseth them, so that they multiply exceedingly, and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

Psalm 127:1-5

{A song of the stairs} Except the LORD build the house, their labour is but lost that build it. Except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

Psalm 128:3-4

Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine upon the walls of thy house, thy children like the olive branches round about thy table.

1 Timothy 4:3

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with giving thanks, of them which believe, and know the truth.

1 Chronicles 26:5

Amiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh and Peullathai the eighth - for God had blessed him.

Job 42:12

And the LORD made Job richer than he was before: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand asses.

Psalm 69:34

Let heaven and earth praise him, the sea, and all that moveth therein.

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