'Increase' in the Bible
"For six years you shall sow your land, and shall gather in its increase,
In the fifth year you shall eat its fruit, that it may yield its increase to you. I am Yahweh your God.
For your livestock also, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all its increase be for food.
For it is a jubilee; it shall be holy to you. You shall eat of its increase out of the field.
According to the length of the years you shall increase its price, and according to the shortness of the years you shall diminish its price; for he is selling the number of the crops to you.
If you said, "What shall we eat the seventh year? Behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase;"
then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
and your strength will be spent in vain; for your land won't yield its increase, neither will the trees of the land yield their fruit.
"Therefore you shall tell them, 'When you heave its best from it, then it shall be reckoned to the Levites as the increase of the threshing floor, and as the increase of the winepress.
"Behold, you have risen up in your fathers' place, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Yahweh toward Israel.
Hear therefore, Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised to you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.
and he will love you, and bless you, and multiply you; he will also bless the fruit of your body and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your livestock and the young of your flock, in the land which he swore to your fathers to give you.
Yahweh your God will cast out those nations before you by little and little: you may not consume them at once, lest the animals of the field increase on you.
You shall surely tithe all the increase of your seed, that which comes forth from the field year by year.
At the end of every three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your increase in the same year, and shall lay it up within your gates:
You shall keep a feast to Yahweh your God seven days in the place which Yahweh shall choose; because Yahweh your God will bless you in all your increase, and in all the work of your hands, and you shall be altogether joyful.
You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which you have sown, and the increase of the vineyard.
When you have made an end of tithing all the tithe of your increase in the third year, which is the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the foreigner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat within your gates, and be filled.
You shall be blessed in the fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the fruit of your animals, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock.
The fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock shall be cursed.
and shall eat the fruit of your livestock, and the fruit of your ground, until you are destroyed; that also shall not leave you grain, new wine, or oil, the increase of your livestock, or the young of your flock, until they have caused you to perish.
He made him ride on the high places of the earth. He ate the increase of the field. He caused him to suck honey out of the rock, oil out of the flinty rock;
For a fire is kindled in my anger, Burns to the lowest Sheol, Devours the earth with its increase, and sets the foundations of the mountains on fire.
and they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, until you come to Gaza, and left no sustenance in Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor donkey.
Would that this people were under my hand! Then I would remove Abimelech." He said to Abimelech, "Increase your army, and come out!"
The man of yours, [whom] I shall not cut off from my altar, [shall be] to consume your eyes, and to grieve your heart; and all the increase of your house shall die in the flower of their age.
But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.
and over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite: and over the increase of the vineyards for the winecellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:
As soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel gave in abundance the first fruits of grain, new wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly.
storehouses also for the increase of grain and new wine and oil; and stalls for all kinds of animals, and flocks in folds.
Ezra the priest stood up, and said to them, "You have trespassed, and have married foreign women, to increase the guilt of Israel.
It yields much increase to the kings whom you have set over us because of our sins: also they have power over our bodies, and over our livestock, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.
Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end would greatly increase.
You renew your witnesses against me, and increase your indignation on me. Changes and warfare are with me.
The increase of his house shall depart. They shall rush away in the day of his wrath.
For it is a fire that consumes to destruction, and would root out all my increase.
Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.
The earth has yielded its increase. God, even our own God, will bless us.
Increase my honor, and comfort me again.
Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
He gave also their increase to the caterpillar, and their labor to the locust.
Yes, Yahweh will give that which is good. Our land will yield its increase.
sow fields, plant vineyards, and reap the fruits of increase.
May Yahweh increase you more and more, you and your children.
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
Honor Yahweh with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase:
Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.
Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.
When goods increase, those who eat them are increased; and what advantage is there to its owner, except to feast on them with his eyes?
Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from that time on, even forever. The zeal of Yahweh of Armies will perform this.
The humble also will increase their joy in Yahweh, and the poor among men will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
He will give the rain for your seed, with which you will sow the ground; and bread of the increase of the ground will be rich and plentiful. In that day, your livestock will feed in large pastures.
You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.
Israel [was] holiness to Yahweh, the first fruits of his increase. All who devour him shall be held guilty. Evil shall come on them,"' says Yahweh."
when I shall send on them the evil arrows of famine, that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine on you, and will break your staff of bread;
he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,
has given forth on interest, and has taken increase; shall he then live? he shall not live: he has done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be on him.
who has withdrawn his hand from the poor, who has not received interest nor increase, has executed my ordinances, has walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.
In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.
The tree of the field shall yield its fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase, and they shall be secure in their land; and they shall know that I am Yahweh, when I have broken the bars of their yoke, and have delivered them out of the hand of those who made slaves of them.
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.
I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field, that you may receive no more the reproach of famine among the nations.
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.
The remainder in the length, answerable to the holy offering, shall be ten thousand eastward, and ten thousand westward; and it shall be answerable to the holy offering; and its increase shall be for food to those who labor in the city.
He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god: whoever acknowledges [him] he will increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price.
They will eat, and not have enough. They will play the prostitute, and will not increase; because they have abandoned giving to Yahweh.
"For the seed of peace and the vine will yield its fruit, and the ground will give its increase, and the heavens will give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.
I will signal for them, and gather them; for I have redeemed them; and they will increase as they have increased.
The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."
He must increase, but I must decrease.
I planted. Apollos watered. But God gave the increase.
So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.
Now may he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food, supply and multiply your seed for sowing, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;
from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,
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