'Increase' in the Bible
To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your labor pains; with pain you will give birth to children. You will want to control your husband, but he will dominate you."
Bring out with you all the living creatures that are with you. Bring out every living thing, including the birds, animals, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth. Let them increase and be fruitful and multiply on the earth!"
But as for you, be fruitful and multiply; increase abundantly on the earth and multiply on it."
The rich are not to increase it, and the poor are not to pay less than the half shekel when giving the offering of the Lord, to make atonement for your lives.
"'If you walk in hostility against me and are not willing to obey me, I will increase your affliction seven times according to your sins.
Now look, you are standing in your fathers' place, a brood of sinners, to increase still further the fierce wrath of the Lord against the Israelites.
Pay attention, Israel, and be careful to do this so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in number -- as the Lord, God of your ancestors, said to you, you will have a land flowing with milk and honey.
You must keep carefully all these commandments I am giving you today so that you may live, increase in number, and go in and occupy the land that the Lord promised to your ancestors.
when your cattle and flocks increase, when you have plenty of silver and gold, and when you have abundance of everything,
then the Lord will increase your punishments and those of your descendants -- great and long-lasting afflictions and severe, enduring illnesses.
I will increase their disasters, I will use up my arrows on them.
The descendants of Joseph said to Joshua, "Why have you assigned us only one tribal allotment? After all, we have many people, for until now the Lord has enabled us to increase in number."
Exercise appropriate caution so that there is no negligence in this matter. Why should danger increase to the point that kings sustain damage?"
You bring new witnesses against me, and increase your anger against me; relief troops come against me.
"Why do the wicked go on living, grow old, even increase in power?
If his children increase -- it is for the sword! His offspring never have enough to eat.
May he increase your numbers, yours and your children's!
The one who oppresses the poor to increase his own gain and the one who gives to the rich -- both end up only in poverty.
When the wicked gain control, people hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase.
When the wicked increase, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.
When someone's prosperity increases, those who consume it also increase; so what does its owner gain, except that he gets to see it with his eyes?
In those days, your population will greatly increase in the land. At that time," says the Lord, "people will no longer talk about having the ark that contains the Lord's covenant with us. They will not call it to mind, remember it, or miss it. No, that will not be done any more!
But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.
Then I myself will regather those of my people who are still alive from all the countries where I have driven them. I will bring them back to their homeland. They will greatly increase in number.
Out of those places you will hear songs of thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter and merriment. I will increase their number and they will not dwindle away. I will bring them honor and they will no longer be despised.
I will increase the number of people and animals on you; they will increase and be fruitful. I will cause you to be inhabited as in ancient times, and will do more good for you than at the beginning of your history. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be a perpetual covenant with them. I will establish them, increase their numbers, and place my sanctuary among them forever.
"But you, Daniel, close up these words and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will dash about, and knowledge will increase."
They will eat, but not be satisfied; they will engage in prostitution, but not increase in numbers; because they have abandoned the Lord by pursuing other gods.
Increase your merchants more than the stars of heaven! They are like the young locust which sheds its skin and flies away.
and because lawlessness will increase so much, the love of many will grow cold.
The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!"
Now the law came in so that the transgression may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
What shall we say then? Are we to remain in sin so that grace may increase?
For all these things are for your sake, so that the grace that is including more and more people may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God.
so that what you can be proud of may increase because of me in Christ Jesus, when I come back to you.
And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you,
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