100 Bible Verses about Fruitful And Multiply

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 277 helpful votes

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.”

Genesis 9:7 ESV / 180 helpful votes

And you, be fruitful and multiply, increase greatly on the earth and multiply in it.”

Genesis 9:1 ESV / 160 helpful votes

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.

Genesis 1:22 ESV / 118 helpful votes

And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.”

Genesis 8:17 ESV / 97 helpful votes

Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh—birds 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.”

Genesis 35:11 ESV / 94 helpful votes

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.

Leviticus 26:9 ESV / 93 helpful votes

I will turn to you and make you fruitful and multiply you and will confirm my covenant with you.

Genesis 48:4 ESV / 75 helpful votes

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.’

Genesis 28:3 ESV / 72 helpful votes

God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 17:20 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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.

Exodus 1:7 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

Psalm 127:3-5 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 49 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 48 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Genesis 17:6 ESV / 48 helpful votes

I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make you into nations, and kings shall come from you.

John 15:16 ESV / 47 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Psalm 128:3 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.

Genesis 26:24 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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.”

Genesis 2:24 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Deuteronomy 7:13 ESV / 41 helpful votes

He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your wine and your oil, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock, in the land that he swore to your fathers to give you.

Genesis 26:4 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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,

Genesis 16:10 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 40 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Genesis 1:27-28 ESV / 39 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. 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.”

Genesis 10:1-32 ESV / 37 helpful votes

These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood. The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. From these the coastland peoples spread in their lands, each with his own language, by their clans, in their nations. ...

Genesis 9:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him,

Jeremiah 23:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Then I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all the countries where I have driven them, and I will bring them back to their fold, and they shall be fruitful and multiply.

Genesis 41:52 ESV / 33 helpful votes

The name of the second he called Ephraim, “For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.”

John 15:8 ESV / 32 helpful votes

By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.

Genesis 49:22 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a spring; his branches run over the wall.

Genesis 26:22 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth, saying, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.”

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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,

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 31 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 30 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Leviticus 20:13 ESV / 30 helpful votes

If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Genesis 9:19 ESV / 30 helpful votes

These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the people of the whole earth were dispersed.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 30 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Isaiah 29:17 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Is it not yet a very little while until Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be regarded as a forest?

Exodus 7:3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in the land of Egypt,

Genesis 9:1-29 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything. But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. ...

John 3:16-17 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Isaiah 45:18 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord, who created the heavens (he is God!), who formed the earth and made it (he established it; he did not create it empty, he formed it to be inhabited!): “I am the Lord, and there is no other.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Genesis 47:27 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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.

Genesis 26:3-4 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you and will bless you, for to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father. 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,

Genesis 1:29 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.

Colossians 1:10 ESV / 25 helpful votes

So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 25 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Psalm 8:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet,

Genesis 33:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.”

Genesis 1:26-28 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. 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.”

Isaiah 10:18 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The glory of his forest and of his fruitful land the Lord will destroy, both soul and body, and it will be as when a sick man wastes away.

1 Timothy 5:14 ESV / 22 helpful votes

So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their households, and give the adversary no occasion for slander.

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

Ezekiel 19:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Your mother was like a vine in a vineyard planted by the water, fruitful and full of branches by reason of abundant water.

Isaiah 17:6 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Gleanings will be left in it, as when an olive tree is beaten— two or three berries in the top of the highest bough, four or five on the branches of a fruit tree, declares the Lord God of Israel.

Isaiah 5:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Let me sing for my beloved my love song concerning his vineyard: My beloved had a vineyard on a very fertile hill.

Psalm 127:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Philippians 1:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

John 15:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

Ezekiel 17:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Then he took of the seed of the land and planted it in fertile soil. He placed it beside abundant waters. He set it like a willow twig,

Psalm 107:34 ESV / 19 helpful votes

A fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the evil of its inhabitants.

Genesis 38:8-10 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then Judah said to Onan, “Go in to your brother's wife and perform the duty of a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother.” But Onan knew that the offspring would not be his. So whenever he went in to his brother's wife he would waste the semen on the ground, so as not to give offspring to his brother. And what he did was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and he put him to death also.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Galatians 4:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law,

Hosea 13:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Though he may flourish among his brothers, the east wind, the wind of the Lord, shall come, rising from the wilderness, and his fountain shall dry up; his spring shall be parched; it shall strip his treasury of every precious thing.

Genesis 1:26-27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Genesis 1:1-28:22 ESV / 18 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Galatians 5:19-21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Isaiah 32:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine,

1 John 4:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 16 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Deuteronomy 28:63 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And as the Lord took delight in doing you good and multiplying you, so the Lord will take delight in bringing ruin upon you and destroying you. And you shall be plucked off the land that you are entering to take possession of it.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

James 2:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

Colossians 4:1-18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Masters, treat your bondservants justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. ...

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Genesis 8:1-22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided. The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated, and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. And the waters continued to abate until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen. ...

Luke 1:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were advanced in years.

Genesis 4:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.”

Genesis 1:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

1 Corinthians 7:38 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So then he who marries his betrothed does well, and he who refrains from marriage will do even better.

Genesis 30:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she envied her sister. She said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I shall die!”

Matthew 19:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For there are eunuchs who have been so from birth, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Let the one who is able to receive this receive it.”

Psalm 127:1-5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Genesis 3:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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.”

2 Peter 1:5-11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he is blind, having forgotten that he was cleansed from his former sins. ...

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