1092 verses

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 7:19

(NIV)
They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.
(ESV)
And the waters prevailed so mightily on the earth that all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered.

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 14:22

(NIV)
But Abram said to the king of Sodom, ‘With raised hand I have sworn an oath to the Lord, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,
(ESV)
But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have lifted my hand to the Lord, God Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth,

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 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 17:20

(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 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 19:19

(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 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 21:18

(NIV)
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.’

(ESV)
Up! Lift up the boy, and hold him fast with your hand, for I will make him into a great nation.”

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 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 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 27:3

(NIV)
Now then, get your equipment – your quiver and bow – and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.
(ESV)
Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for 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 31:17

(NIV)
Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels,
(ESV)
So Jacob arose and set his sons and his wives on camels.

Gen 31:45

(NIV)
So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar.
(ESV)
So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar.

Gen 32:20

(NIV)
And be sure to say, “Your servant Jacob is coming behind us.”’ For he thought, ‘I will pacify him with these gifts I am sending on ahead; later, when I see him, perhaps he will receive me.’
(ESV)
and you shall say, ‘Moreover, your servant Jacob is behind us.’” For he thought, “I may appease him with the present that goes ahead of me, and afterward I shall see his face. Perhaps he will accept me.”

Gen 34:12

(NIV)
Make the price for the bride and the gift I am to bring as great as you like, and I’ll pay whatever you ask me. Only give me the young woman as my wife.’

(ESV)
Ask me for as great a bride-price and gift as you will, and I will give whatever you say to me. Only give me the young woman to be my wife.”

Gen 35:11

(NIV)
And God said to him, ‘I am God Almighty; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.
(ESV)
And God said to him, “I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, and kings shall come from your own body.

Gen 37:28

(NIV)
So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.

(ESV)
Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt.

Gen 38:11

(NIV)
Judah then said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, ‘Live as a widow in your father’s household until my son Shelah grows up.’ For he thought, ‘He may die too, just like his brothers.’ So Tamar went to live in her father’s household.

(ESV)
Then Judah said to Tamar his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow in your father’s house, till Shelah my son grows up”—for he feared that he would die, like his brothers. So Tamar went and remained in her father’s house.

Gen 38:12

(NIV)
After a long time Judah’s wife, the daughter of Shua, died. When Judah had recovered from his grief, he went up to Timnah, to the men who were shearing his sheep, and his friend Hirah the Adullamite went with him.

(ESV)
In the course of time the wife of Judah, Shua’s daughter, died. When Judah was comforted, he went up to Timnah to his sheepshearers, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.

Gen 38:14

(NIV)
she took off her widow’s clothes, covered herself with a veil to disguise herself, and then sat down at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah. For she saw that, though Shelah had now grown up, she had not been given to him as his wife.

(ESV)
she took off her widow’s garments and covered herself with a veil, wrapping herself up, and sat at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah. For she saw that Shelah was grown up, and she had not been given to him in marriage.

Gen 39:15

(NIV)
When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.’

(ESV)
And as soon as he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried out, he left his garment beside me and fled and got out of the house.”

Gen 39:18

(NIV)
But as soon as I screamed for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.’

(ESV)
But as soon as I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment beside me and fled out of the house.”

Gen 40:13

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position, and you will put Pharaoh’s cup in his hand, just as you used to do when you were his cupbearer.
(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office, and you shall place Pharaoh’s cup in his hand as formerly, when you were his cupbearer.

Gen 40:17

(NIV)
In the top basket were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.’

(ESV)
and in the uppermost basket there were all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating it out of the basket on my head.”

Gen 40:19

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh.’

(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your headfrom you!—and hang you on a tree. And the birds will eat the flesh from you.”

Gen 40:20

(NIV)
Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
(ESV)
On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he made a feast for all his servants and lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among his servants.

Gen 41:40

(NIV)
You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you.’

(ESV)
You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command. Only as regards the throne will I be greater than you.”

Gen 41:44

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘I am Pharaoh, but without your word no one will lift hand or foot in all Egypt.’
(ESV)
Moreover, Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I am Pharaoh, and without your consent no one shall lift up hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.”

Gen 41:49

(NIV)
Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain, like the sand of the sea; it was so much that he stopped keeping records because it was beyond measure.

(ESV)
And Joseph stored up grain in great abundance, like the sand of the sea, until he ceased to measure it, for it could not be measured.

Gen 43:34

(NIV)
When portions were served to them from Joseph’s table, Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as anyone else’s. So they feasted and drank freely with him.

(ESV)
Portions were taken to them from Joseph’s table, but Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank and were merry with him.

Gen 46:4

(NIV)
I will go down to Egypt with you, and I will surely bring you back again. And Joseph’s own hand will close your eyes.’

(ESV)
I myself will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also bring you up again, and Joseph’s hand shall close your eyes.”

Gen 47:27

(NIV)
Now the Israelites settled in Egypt in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and were fruitful and increased greatly in number.

(ESV)
Thus Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen. And they gained possessions in it, and were fruitful and multiplied greatly.

Gen 48:4

(NIV)
and said to me, “I am going to make you fruitful and increase your numbers. I will make you a community of peoples, and I will give this land as an everlasting possession to your descendants after you.”

(ESV)
and said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you for an everlasting possession.’

Gen 48:19

(NIV)
But his father refused and said, ‘I know, my son, I know. He too will become a people, and he too will become great. Nevertheless, his younger brother will be greater than he, and his descendants will become a group of nations.’
(ESV)
But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. Nevertheless, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his offspring shall become a multitude of nations.”

Gen 50:24

(NIV)
Then Joseph said to his brothers, ‘I am about to die. But God will surely come to your aid and take you up out of this land to the land he promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.’
(ESV)
And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die, but God will visit you and bring you up out of this land to the land that he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.”

Gen 50:25

(NIV)
And Joseph made the Israelites swear an oath and said, ‘God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up from this place.’

(ESV)
Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear, saying, “God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones from here.”

Exod 1:7

(NIV)
but the Israelites were exceedingly fruitful; they multiplied greatly, increased in numbers and became so numerous that the land was filled with them.

(ESV)
But the people of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly; they multiplied and grew exceedingly strong, so that the land was filled with them.

Exod 1:10

(NIV)
Come, we must deal shrewdly with them or they will become even more numerous and, if war breaks out, will join our enemies, fight against us and leave the country.’

(ESV)
Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, lest they multiply, and, if war breaks out, they join our enemies and fight against us and escape from the land.”

Exod 1:12

(NIV)
But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread; so the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites
(ESV)
But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And the Egyptians were in dread of the people of Israel.

Exod 1:20

(NIV)
So God was kind to the midwives and the people increased and became even more numerous.
(ESV)
So God dealt well with the midwives. And the people multiplied and grew very strong.

Exod 2:10

(NIV)
When the child grew older, she took him to Pharaoh’s daughter and he became her son. She named him Moses, saying, ‘I drew him out of the water.’

(ESV)
When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”

Exod 2:11

(NIV)
One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where his own people were and watched them at their hard labour. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people.
(ESV)
One day, when Moses had grown up, he went out to his people and looked on their burdens, and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his people.
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