'Fruitful' in the Bible
So God blessed them, “Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.”
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.”
Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, those that crawl on the ground—and they will spread over the earth and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”
God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.
But you, be fruitful and multiply; spread out over the earth and multiply on it.”
I will make you extremely fruitful and will make nations and kings come from you.
As for Ishmael, I have heard you. I will certainly bless him; I will make him fruitful and will multiply him greatly. He will father 12 tribal leaders, and I will make him into a great nation.
He moved from there and dug another, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Open Spaces and said, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land.”
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you so that you become an assembly of peoples.
God also said to him:I am God Almighty.Be fruitful and multiply.A nation, indeed an assembly of nations,will come from you,and kings will descend from you.
And the second son he named Ephraim, meaning, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.”
Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen. They acquired property in it and became fruitful and very numerous.
He said to me, ‘I will make you fruitful and numerous; I will make many nations come from you, and I will give this land as an eternal possession to your future descendants.’
Joseph is a fruitful vine,a fruitful vine beside a spring;its branches climb over the wall.
But the Israelites were fruitful, increased rapidly, multiplied, and became extremely numerous so that the land was filled with them.
“I will turn to you, make you fruitful and multiply you, and confirm My covenant with you.
The Lord made His people very fruitful;He made them more numerous than their foes,
and fruitful land into salty wasteland,because of the wickedness of its inhabitants.
They sow fields and plant vineyardsthat yield a fruitful harvest.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vinewithin your house,your sons, like young olive treesaround your table.
Beat your breasts in mourningfor the delightful fields and the fruitful vines,
“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.
Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard,planted by the water;it was fruitful and full of branchesbecause of plentiful waters.
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 Yahweh.
although He did not leave Himself without a witness, since He did what is good by giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons and satisfying your hearts with food and happiness.”
Now I want you to know, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but was prevented until now) in order that I might have a fruitful ministry among you, just as among the rest of the Gentiles.