'Increases' in the Bible
He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.
Yet he lifts the needy out of their affliction, and increases their families like a flock.
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
Yes, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.
A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;
He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
For in much wisdom is much grief; and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.
He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might.
Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'