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Gen 1:22

(NIV)
God blessed them and said, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.’
(ESV)
And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.”

Gen 1:28

(NIV)
God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.’
(ESV)
And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

Gen 3:16

(NIV)
To the woman he said,

‘I will make your pains in childbearing very severe;
with painful labour you will give birth to children.
Your desire will be for your husband,
and he will rule over you.’
(ESV)
To the woman he said,

“I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing;
in pain you shall bring forth children.
Your desire shall be contrary to your husband,
but he shall rule over you.”

Gen 7:17

(NIV)
For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.
(ESV)
The flood continued forty days on the earth. The waters increased and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth.

Gen 7:18

(NIV)
The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
(ESV)
The waters prevailed and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the face of the waters.

Gen 8:15

(NIV)
Then God said to Noah,
(ESV)
Then God said to Noah,

Gen 8:17

(NIV)
Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you – the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground – so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.’

(ESV)
Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all fleshbirds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Gen 9:1

(NIV)
Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the earth.
(ESV)
And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.

Gen 9:7

(NIV)
As for you, be fruitful and increase in number; multiply on the earth and increase upon it.’
(ESV)
And you, be fruitful and multiply, increase greatly on the earth and multiply in it.”

Gen 12:2

(NIV)
‘I will make you into a great nation,
and I will bless you;
I will make your name great,
and you will be a blessing.
(ESV)
And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.

Gen 12:4

(NIV)
So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he set out from Harran.
(ESV)
So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.

Gen 12:15

(NIV)
And when Pharaoh’s officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
(ESV)
And when the princes of Pharaoh saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.

Gen 15:1

(NIV)
After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision:

‘Do not be afraid, Abram.
I am your shield,
your very great reward.’
(ESV)
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Gen 16:10

(NIV)
The angel added, ‘I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count.’

(ESV)
The angel of the Lord also said to her, “I will surely multiply your offspring so that they cannot be numbered for multitude.”

Gen 16:13

(NIV)
She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: ‘You are the God who sees me,’ for she said, ‘I have now seen the One who sees me.’
(ESV)
So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.”

Gen 17:2

(NIV)
Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.’

(ESV)
that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.”

Gen 17:3

(NIV)
Abram fell face down, and God said to him,
(ESV)
Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him,

Gen 17:20

(NIV)
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
(ESV)
As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.

Gen 17:22

(NIV)
When he had finished speaking with Abraham, God went up from him.

(ESV)
When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.

Gen 17:23

(NIV)
On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.
(ESV)
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.

Gen 18:5

(NIV)
Let me get you something to eat, so you can be refreshed and then go on your way – now that you have come to your servant.’

‘Very well,’ they answered, ‘do as you say.’

(ESV)
while I bring a morsel of bread, that you may refresh yourselves, and after that you may pass on— since you have come to your servant.” So they said, “Do as you have said.”

Gen 18:27

(NIV)
Then Abraham spoke up again: ‘Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes,
(ESV)
Abraham answered and said, Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, I who am but dust and ashes.

Gen 18:29

(NIV)
Once again he spoke to him, ‘What if only forty are found there?’

He said, ‘For the sake of forty, I will not do it.’

(ESV)
Again he spoke to him and said, “Suppose forty are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of forty I will not do it.”

Gen 18:30

(NIV)
Then he said, ‘May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak. What if only thirty can be found there?’

He answered, ‘I will not do it if I find thirty there.’

(ESV)
Then he said, “Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak. Suppose thirty are found there.” He answered, “I will not do it, if I find thirty there.”

Gen 18:31

(NIV)
Abraham said, ‘Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty can be found there?’

He said, ‘For the sake of twenty, I will not destroy it.’

(ESV)
He said, “Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord. Suppose twenty are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of twenty I will not destroy it.”

Gen 18:32

(NIV)
Then he said, ‘May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?’

He answered, ‘For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it.’

(ESV)
Then he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again but this once. Suppose ten are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of ten I will not destroy it.”

Gen 18:33

(NIV)
When the Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, he left, and Abraham returned home.

(ESV)
And the Lord went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.

Gen 19:13

(NIV)
because we are going to destroy this place. The outcry to the Lord against its people is so great that he has sent us to destroy it.’

(ESV)
For we are about to destroy this place, because the outcry against its people has become great before the Lord, and the Lord has sent us to destroy it.”

Gen 19:14

(NIV)
So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were pledged to marry his daughters. He said, ‘Hurry and get out of this place, because the Lord is about to destroy the city!’ But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.

(ESV)
So Lot went out and said to his sons-in-law, who were to marry his daughters, Up! Get out of this place, for the Lord is about to destroy the city.” But he seemed to his sons-in-law to be jesting.

Gen 19:19

(NIV)
Your servant has found favour in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
(ESV)
Behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life. But I cannot escape to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me and I die.

Gen 19:21

(NIV)
He said to him, ‘Very well, I will grant this request too; I will not overthrow the town you speak of.
(ESV)
He said to him, “Behold, I grant you this favor also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.

Gen 20:8

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abimelek summoned all his officials, and when he told them all that had happened, they were very much afraid.
(ESV)
So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.

Gen 21:2

(NIV)
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
(ESV)
And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Gen 21:8

(NIV)
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.
(ESV)
And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Gen 21:20

(NIV)
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
(ESV)
And God was with the boy, and he grew up. He lived in the wilderness and became an expert with the bow.

Gen 22:17

(NIV)
I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,
(ESV)
I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

Gen 23:3

(NIV)
Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said,
(ESV)
And Abraham rose up from before his dead and said to the Hittites,

Gen 23:8

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf
(ESV)
And he said to them, “If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me and entreat for me Ephron the son of Zohar,

Gen 23:13

(NIV)
and he said to Ephron in their hearing, ‘Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so that I can bury my dead there.’

(ESV)
And he said to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, “But if you will, hear me: I give the price of the field. Accept it from me, that I may bury my dead there.”

Gen 24:7

(NIV)
‘The Lord, the God of heaven, who brought me out of my father’s household and my native land and who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, “To your offspring I will give this land” – he will send his angel before you so that you can get a wife for my son from there.
(ESV)
The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and from the land of my kindred, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, and you shall take a wife for my son from there.

Gen 24:15

(NIV)
Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel son of Milkah, who was the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor.
(ESV)
Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham’s brother, came out with her water jar on her shoulder.

Gen 24:30

(NIV)
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
(ESV)
As soon as he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.

Gen 24:33

(NIV)
Then food was set before him, but he said, ‘I will not eat until I have told you what I have to say.’

‘Then tell us,’ Laban said.

(ESV)
Then food was set before him to eat. But he said, “I will not eat until I have said what I have to say.” He said, “Speak on.”

Gen 24:35

(NIV)
The Lord has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
(ESV)
The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become great. He has given him flocks and herds, silver and gold, male servants and female servants, camels and donkeys.

Gen 24:45

(NIV)
‘Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, “Please give me a drink.”

(ESV)
Before I had finished speaking in my heart, behold, Rebekah came out with her water jar on her shoulder, and she went down to the spring and drew water. I said to her, ‘Please let me drink.’

Gen 24:50

(NIV)
Laban and Bethuel answered, ‘This is from the Lord; we can say nothing to you one way or the other.
(ESV)
Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, “The thing has come from the Lord; we cannot speak to you bad or good.

Gen 24:51

(NIV)
Here is Rebekah; take her and go, and let her become the wife of your master’s son, as the Lord has directed.’

(ESV)
Behold, Rebekah is before you; take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s son, as the Lord has spoken.”

Gen 25:27

(NIV)
The boys grew up, and Esau became a skilful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.
(ESV)
When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Gen 26:4

(NIV)
I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed,
(ESV)
I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands. And in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed,

Gen 26:13

(NIV)
The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.
(ESV)
and the man became rich, and gained more and more until he became very wealthy.

Gen 26:24

(NIV)
That night the Lord appeared to him and said, ‘I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham.’

(ESV)
And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham’s sake.”

Gen 27:5

(NIV)
Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back,
(ESV)
Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game and bring it,

Gen 27:6

(NIV)
Rebekah said to her son Jacob, ‘Look, I overheard your father say to your brother Esau,
(ESV)
Rebekah said to her son Jacob, “I heard your father speak to your brother Esau,

Gen 27:19

(NIV)
Jacob said to his father, ‘I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing.’

(ESV)
Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me; now sit up and eat of my game, that your soul may bless me.”

Gen 28:3

(NIV)
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples.
(ESV)
God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Gen 29:9

(NIV)
While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherd.
(ESV)
While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

Gen 31:24

(NIV)
Then God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’

(ESV)
But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream by night and said to him, “Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”

Gen 31:29

(NIV)
I have the power to harm you; but last night the God of your father said to me, “Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”
(ESV)
It is in my power to do you harm. But the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’

Gen 32:19

(NIV)
He also instructed the second, the third and all the others who followed the herds: ‘You are to say the same thing to Esau when you meet him.
(ESV)
He likewise instructed the second and the third and all who followed the droves, “You shall say the same thing to Esau when you find him,

Gen 34:3

(NIV)
His heart was drawn to Dinah daughter of Jacob; he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.
(ESV)
And his soul was drawn to Dinah the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.
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