That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;
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.
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.
And it shall come to pass, when ye be multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, saith the LORD, they shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of the LORD: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more.
And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly.
And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them.
Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.
And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father, and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:
But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
1 Chronicles 4:38
These mentioned by their names were princes in their families: and the house of their fathers increased greatly.
And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you after your old estates, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
2 Samuel 15:12
And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counseller, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.
As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.
Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and flieth away.