that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.
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."
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
It happened, when men began to multiply on the surface of the ground, and daughters were born to them,
I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all the countries where I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and multiply.
But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread out. They were grieved because of the children of Israel.
It shall come to pass, when you are multiplied and increased in the land, in those days," says Yahweh, "they shall say no more, 'The ark of the covenant of Yahweh!' neither shall it come to mind; neither shall they remember it; neither shall they miss it; neither shall it be made any more.
Israel lived in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen; and they got themselves possessions therein, and were fruitful, and multiplied exceedingly.
The children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty; and the land was filled with them.
God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.
You shall answer and say before Yahweh your God, "A Syrian ready to perish was my father; and he went down into Egypt, and lived there, few in number; and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.
"But as the time of the promise came close which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
1 Chronicles 4:38
these mentioned by name were princes in their families: and their fathers' houses increased greatly.
and I will multiply on you man and animal; and they shall increase and be fruitful; and I will cause you to be inhabited after your former estate, and will do better [to you] than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
2 Samuel 15:12
Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. The conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.
As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me. I will change their glory into shame.
You have increased your merchants more than the stars of the skies. The grasshopper strips, and flees away.