I will indeed bless you and make your offspring as numerous as the stars in the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.
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."
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.
When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them,
"I will gather the remnant of My flock from all the lands where I have banished them, and I will return them to their grazing land. They will become fruitful and numerous.
But the more they oppressed them, the more they multiplied and spread so that the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites.
When you multiply and increase in the land, in those days"-the Lord's declaration-"no one will say any longer: The ark of the Lord's covenant. It will never come to mind, and no one will remember or miss it. It will never again be made.
Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen. They acquired property in it and became fruitful and very numerous.
But the Israelites were fruitful, increased rapidly, multiplied, and became extremely numerous so that the land was filled with them.
So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied and became very numerous.
You are to respond by saying in the presence of the Lord your God: My father was a wandering Aramean. He went down to Egypt with a few people and lived there. There he became a great, powerful, and populous nation.
"As the time was drawing near to fulfill the promise that God had made to Abraham, the people flourished and multiplied in Egypt
1 Chronicles 4:38
these mentioned by name were leaders in their families. Their ancestral houses increased greatly.
I will fill you with people and animals, and they will increase and be fruitful. I will make you inhabited as you once were and make [you] better off than you were before. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
2 Samuel 15:12
While he was offering the sacrifices, Absalom sent for David's adviser Ahithophel the Gilonite, from his city of Giloh. So the conspiracy grew strong, and the people supporting Absalom continued to increase.
The more they multiplied, the more they sinned against Me. I will change their honor into disgrace.
You have made your merchants more numerous than the stars of the sky. The young locust strips [the land] and flies away.