91 verses

Gen 2:9

(NIV)
The  Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground – trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

(ESV)
And out of the ground the  Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

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 27:40

(NIV)
You will live by the sword
and you will serve your brother.
But when you grow restless,
you will throw his yoke
from off your neck.’
(ESV)
By your sword you shall live,
and you shall serve your brother;
but when you grow restless
you shall break his yoke from your neck.”

Gen 48:16

(NIV)
the Angel who has delivered me from all harm
– may he bless these boys.
May they be called by my name
and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac,
and may they increase greatly
on the earth.’
(ESV)
the angel who has redeemed me from all evil, bless the boys;
and in them let my name be carried on, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac;
and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”

Exod 7:18

(NIV)
The fish in the Nile will die, and the river will stink; the Egyptians will not be able to drink its water.”’

(ESV)
The fish in the Nile shall die, and the Nile will stink, and the Egyptians will grow weary of drinking water from the Nile.”’”

Num 6:5

(NIV)
‘“During the entire period of their Nazirite vow, no razor may be used on their head. They must be holy until the period of their dedication to the  Lord is over; they must let their hair grow long.

(ESV)
All the days of his vow of separation, no razor shall touch his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the  Lord, he shall be holy. He shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long.

Num 24:18

(NIV)
Edom will be conquered;
Seir, his enemy, will be conquered,
but Israel will grow strong.
(ESV)
Edom shall be dispossessed;
Seir also, his enemies, shall be dispossessed.
Israel is doing valiantly.

Deut 7:22

(NIV)
The  Lord your God will drive out those nations before you, little by little. You will not be allowed to eliminate them all at once, or the wild animals will multiply around you.
(ESV)
The  Lord your God will clear away these nations before you little by little. You may not make an end of them at once lest the wild beasts grow too numerous for you.

Deut 8:13

(NIV)
and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied,
(ESV)
and when your herds and flocks multiply and your silver and gold is multiplied and all that you have is multiplied,

Judg 16:22

(NIV)
But the hair on his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

(ESV)
But the hair of his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

1Sam 2:26

(NIV)
And the boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favour with the  Lord and with people.

(ESV)
Now the boy Samuel continued to grow both in stature and in favor with the  Lord and also with man.

1Sam 3:2

(NIV)
One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place.
(ESV)
At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place.

Ezra 4:22

(NIV)
Be careful not to neglect this matter. Why let this threat grow, to the detriment of the royal interests?

(ESV)
And take care not to be slack in this matter. Why should damage grow to the hurt of the king?”

Neh 13:19

(NIV)
When evening shadows fell on the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I ordered the doors to be shut and not opened until the Sabbath was over. I stationed some of my own men at the gates so that no load could be brought in on the Sabbath day.
(ESV)
As soon as it began to grow dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut and gave orders that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I stationed some of my servants at the gates, that no load might be brought in on the Sabbath day.

Job 8:11

(NIV)
Can papyrus grow tall where there is no marsh?
Can reeds thrive without water?
(ESV)
“Can papyrus grow where there is no marsh?
Can reeds flourish where there is no water?

Job 8:19

(NIV)
Surely its life withers away,
and from the soil other plants grow.
(ESV)
Behold, this is the joy of his way,
and out of the soil others will spring.

Job 14:8

(NIV)
Its roots may grow old in the ground
and its stump die in the soil,
(ESV)
Though its root grow old in the earth,
and its stump die in the soil,

Job 17:9

(NIV)
Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways,
and those with clean hands will grow stronger.
(ESV)
Yet the righteous holds to his way,
and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.

Job 21:7

(NIV)
Why do the wicked live on,
growing old and increasing in power?
(ESV)
Why do the wicked live,
reach old age, and grow mighty in power?

Job 31:16

(NIV)
‘If I have denied the desires of the poor
or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,
(ESV)
If I have withheld anything that the poor desired,
or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 31:40

(NIV)
then let briers come up instead of wheat
and stinkweed instead of barley.’

The words of Job are ended.

(ESV)
let thorns grow instead of wheat,
and foul weeds instead of barley.”

The words of Job are ended.

Job 39:4

(NIV)
Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds;
they leave and do not return.
(ESV)
Their young ones become strong; they grow up in the open;
they go out and do not return to them.

Ps 6:7

(NIV)
My eyes grow weak with sorrow;
they fail because of all my foes.
(ESV)
My eye wastes away because of grief;
it grows weak because of all my foes.

Ps 31:9

(NIV)
Be merciful to me,  Lord, for I am in distress;
my eyes grow weak with sorrow,
my soul and body with grief.
(ESV)
Be gracious to me, O  Lord, for I am in distress;
my eye is wasted from grief;
my soul and my body also.

Ps 31:10

(NIV)
My life is consumed by anguish
and my years by groaning;
my strength fails because of my affliction,
and my bones grow weak.
(ESV)
For my life is spent with sorrow,
and my years with sighing;
my strength fails because of my iniquity,
and my bones waste away.

Ps 34:10

(NIV)
The lions may grow weak and hungry,
but those who seek the  Lord lack no good thing.
(ESV)
The young lions suffer want and hunger;
but those who seek the  Lord lack no good thing.

Ps 49:16

(NIV)
Do not be overawed when others grow rich,
when the splendour of their houses increases;
(ESV)
Be not afraid when a man becomes rich,
when the glory of his house increases.

Ps 69:3

(NIV)
I am worn out calling for help;
my throat is parched.
My eyes fail,
looking for my God.
(ESV)
I am weary with my crying out;
my throat is parched.
My eyes grow dim
with waiting for my God.

Ps 92:12

(NIV)
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree,
they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
(ESV)
The righteous flourish like the palm tree
and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Ps 104:14

(NIV)
He makes grass grow for the cattle,
and plants for people to cultivate –
bringing forth food from the earth:
(ESV)
You cause the grass to grow for the livestock
and plants for man to cultivate,
that he may bring forth food from the earth

Ps 129:6

(NIV)
May they be like grass on the roof,
which withers before it can grow;
(ESV)
Let them be like the grass on the housetops,
which withers before it grows up,

Ps 132:17

(NIV)
‘Here I will make a horn grow for David
and set up a lamp for my anointed one.
(ESV)
There I will make a horn to sprout for David;
I have prepared a lamp for my anointed.

Ps 147:8

(NIV)
He covers the sky with clouds;
he supplies the earth with rain
and makes grass grow on the hills.
(ESV)
He covers the heavens with clouds;
he prepares rain for the earth;
he makes grass grow on the hills.

Prov 13:11

(NIV)
Dishonest money dwindles away,
but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
(ESV)
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle,
but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

Prov 20:13

(NIV)
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor;
stay awake and you will have food to spare.
(ESV)
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty;
open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread.

Eccl 5:7

(NIV)
Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.

(ESV)
For when dreams increase and words grow many, there is vanity; but God is the one you must fear.

Eccl 12:2

(NIV)
before the sun and the light
and the moon and the stars grow dark,
and the clouds return after the rain;
(ESV)
before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened and the clouds return after the rain,

Eccl 12:3

(NIV)
when the keepers of the house tremble,
and the strong men stoop,
when the grinders cease because they are few,
and those looking through the windows grow dim;
(ESV)
in the day when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men are bent, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those who look through the windows are dimmed,

Eccl 12:4

(NIV)
when the doors to the street are closed
and the sound of grinding fades;
when people rise up at the sound of birds,
but all their songs grow faint;
(ESV)
and the doors on the street are shut—when the sound of the grinding is low, and one rises up at the sound of a bird, and all the daughters of song are brought low

Isa 5:6

(NIV)
I will make it a wasteland,
neither pruned nor cultivated,
and briers and thorns will grow there.
I will command the clouds
not to rain on it.’
(ESV)
I will make it a waste;
it shall not be pruned or hoed,
and briers and thorns shall grow up;
I will also command the clouds
that they rain no rain upon it.

Isa 17:4

(NIV)
‘In that day the glory of Jacob will fade;
the fat of his body will waste away.
(ESV)
And in that day the glory of Jacob will be brought low,
and the fat of his flesh will grow lean.

Isa 17:11

(NIV)
though on the day you set them out, you make them grow,
and on the morning when you plant them, you bring them to bud,
yet the harvest will be as nothing
in the day of disease and incurable pain.
(ESV)
though you make them grow on the day that you plant them,
and make them blossom in the morning that you sow,
yet the harvest will flee away
in a day of grief and incurable pain.

Isa 29:22

(NIV)
Therefore this is what the  Lord, who redeemed Abraham, says to the descendants of Jacob:

‘No longer will Jacob be ashamed;
no longer will their faces grow pale.
(ESV)
Therefore thus says the  Lord who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob:

Jacob shall no more be ashamed,
no more shall his face grow pale.

Isa 34:13

(NIV)
Thorns will overrun her citadels,
nettles and brambles her strongholds.
She will become a haunt for jackals,
a home for owls.
(ESV)
Thorns shall grow over its strongholds,
nettles and thistles in its fortresses.
It shall be the haunt of jackals,
an abode for ostriches.

Isa 35:7

(NIV)
The burning sand will become a pool,
the thirsty ground bubbling springs.
In the haunts where jackals once lay,
grass and reeds and papyrus will grow.
(ESV)
the burning sand shall become a pool,
and the thirsty ground springs of water;
in the haunt of jackals, where they lie down,
the grass shall become reeds and rushes.

Isa 40:28

(NIV)
Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
The  Lord is the everlasting God,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,
and his understanding no one can fathom.
(ESV)
Have you not known? Have you not heard?
The  Lord is the everlasting God,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He does not faint or grow weary;
his understanding is unsearchable.

Isa 40:30

(NIV)
Even youths grow tired and weary,
and young men stumble and fall;
(ESV)
Even youths shall faint and be weary,
and young men shall fall exhausted;

Isa 40:31

(NIV)
but those who hope in the  Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint.
(ESV)
but they who wait for the  Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
they shall walk and not faint.

Isa 42:4

(NIV)
he will not falter or be discouraged
till he establishes justice on earth.
In his teaching the islands will put their hope.’
(ESV)
He will not grow faint or be discouraged
till he has established justice in the earth;
and the coastlands wait for his law.

Isa 44:14

(NIV)
He cut down cedars,
or perhaps took a cypress or oak.
He let it grow among the trees of the forest,
or planted a pine, and the rain made it grow.
(ESV)
He cuts down cedars, or he chooses a cypress tree or an oak and lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest. He plants a cedar and the rain nourishes it.

Isa 55:13

(NIV)
Instead of the thorn-bush will grow the juniper,
and instead of briers the myrtle will grow.
This will be for the  Lord’s renown,
for an everlasting sign,
that will endure for ever.’
(ESV)
Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress;
instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle;
and it shall make a name for the  Lord,
an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.”

Isa 57:16

(NIV)
I will not accuse them for ever,
nor will I always be angry,
for then they would faint away because of me –
the very people I have created.
(ESV)
For I will not contend forever,
nor will I always be angry;
for the spirit would grow faint before me,
and the breath of life that I made.

Isa 61:11

(NIV)
For as the soil makes the young plant come up
and a garden causes seeds to grow,
so the Sovereign  Lord will make righteousness
and praise spring up before all nations.
(ESV)
For as the earth brings forth its sprouts,
and as a garden causes what is sown in it to sprout up,
so the Lord  God will cause righteousness and praise
to sprout up before all the nations.

Jer 4:28

(NIV)
Therefore the earth will mourn
and the heavens above grow dark,
because I have spoken and will not relent,
I have decided and will not turn back.’
(ESV)
For this the earth shall mourn,
and the heavens above be dark;
for I have spoken; I have purposed;
I have not relented, nor will I turn back.”

Jer 6:4

(NIV)
‘Prepare for battle against her!
Arise, let us attack at noon!
But, alas, the daylight is fading,
and the shadows of evening grow long.
(ESV)
Prepare war against her;
arise, and let us attack at noon!
Woe to us, for the day declines,
for the shadows of evening lengthen!

Jer 12:2

(NIV)
You have planted them, and they have taken root;
they grow and bear fruit.
You are always on their lips
but far from their hearts.
(ESV)
You plant them, and they take root;
they grow and produce fruit;
you are near in their mouth
and far from their heart.

Jer 15:9

(NIV)
The mother of seven will grow faint
and breathe her last.
Her sun will set while it is still day;
she will be disgraced and humiliated.
I will put the survivors to the sword
before their enemies,’
declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
She who bore seven has grown feeble;
she has fainted away;
her sun went down while it was yet day;
she has been shamed and disgraced.
And the rest of them I will give to the sword
before their enemies,

declares the  Lord.”

Lam 3:4

(NIV)
He has made my skin and my flesh grow old
and has broken my bones.
(ESV)
He has made my flesh and my skin waste away;
he has broken my bones;

Lam 5:17

(NIV)
Because of this our hearts are faint;
because of these things our eyes grow dim
(ESV)
For this our heart has become sick,
for these things our eyes have grown dim,

Ezek 12:22

(NIV)
‘Son of man, what is this proverb you have in the land of Israel: “The days go by and every vision comes to nothing”?
(ESV)
Son of man what is this proverb that you have about the land of Israel, saying ‘The days grow long, and every vision comes to nothing’?
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