'Multiply' 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.”
When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them,
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.”
The Angel of the Lord also said to her, “I will greatly multiply your offspring, and they will be too many to count.”
I will establish My covenant between Me and you, and I will multiply you greatly.”
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.
and the Lord appeared to him that night and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your offspring because of My servant Abraham.”
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.
Let us deal shrewdly with them; otherwise they will multiply further, and if war breaks out, they may join our enemies, fight against us, and leave the country.”
But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart and multiply My signs and wonders in the land of Egypt.
I will not drive them out ahead of you in a single year; otherwise, the land would become desolate, and wild animals would multiply against you.
“I will turn to you, make you fruitful and multiply you, and confirm My covenant with you.
“If you act with hostility toward Me and are unwilling to obey Me, I will multiply your plagues seven times for your sins.
Listen, Israel, and be careful to follow them, so that you may prosper and multiply greatly, because Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you a land flowing with milk and honey.
He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will bless your descendants, and the produce of your land—your grain, new wine, and oil—the young of your herds, and the newborn of your flocks, in the land He swore to your fathers that He would give you.
and your herds and flocks grow large, and your silver and gold multiply, and everything else you have increases,
Nothing set apart for destruction is to remain in your hand, so that the Lord will turn from His burning anger and grant you mercy, show you compassion, and multiply you as He swore to your fathers.
Just as the Lord was glad to cause you to prosper and to multiply you, so He will also be glad to cause you to perish and to destroy you. You will be deported from the land you are entering to possess.
The Lord your God will bring you into the land your fathers possessed, and you will take possession of it. He will cause you to prosper and multiply you more than He did your fathers.
For I am commanding you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and multiply, and the Lord your God may bless you in the land you are entering to possess.
Joab replied to the king, “May the Lord your God multiply the troops 100 times more than they are—while my lord the king looks on! But why does my lord the king want to do this?”
Joab replied, “May the Lord multiply the number of His people a hundred times over! My lord the king, aren’t they all my lord’s servants? Why does my lord want to do this? Why should he bring guilt on Israel?”
You produce new witnesses against meand multiply Your anger toward me.Hardships assault me, wave after wave.
So I thought: I will die in my own nestand multiply my days as the sand.
If you sin, how does it affect God?If you multiply your transgressions, what does it do to Him?
The sorrows of those who take another godfor themselves will multiply;I will not pour out their drink offerings of blood,and I will not speak their names with my lips.
He blesses them, and they multiply greatly;He does not let their livestock decrease.
But He lifts the needy out of their sufferingand makes their families multiply like flocks.
Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle,but whoever earns it through labor will multiply it.
When good things increase, the ones who consume them multiply; what, then, is the profit to the owner, except to gaze at them with his eyes?
When you multiply and increase in the land, in those days”—the Lord’s declaration—“no one will say any longer, ‘The ark of the Lord’s covenant.’ It will never come to mind, and no one will remember or miss it. It will never again be made.
Take wives and have sons and daughters. Take wives for your sons and give your daughters to men in marriage so that they may bear sons and daughters. Multiply there; do not decrease.
Thanksgiving will come out of them,a sound of celebration.I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.
The conspiracy of her prophets within her is like a roaring lion tearing its prey: they devour people, seize wealth and valuables, and multiply the widows within her.
“This is what the Lord God says: I will respond to the house of Israel and do this for them: I will multiply them in number like a flock.
I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be an everlasting covenant with them. I will establish and multiply them and will set My sanctuary among them forever.
They will eat but not be satisfied;they will be promiscuous but not multiply.For they have abandoned their devotion to the Lord.
The fire will devour you there;the sword will cut you down.It will devour you like the young locust.Multiply yourselves like the young locust,multiply like the swarming locust!
Because lawlessness will multiply, the love of many will grow cold.
The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more
What should we say then? Should we continue in sin so that grace may multiply?
Now the One who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness.