100 Bible Verses about Go Forth And Multiply

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 3,429 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 / 3,247 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:1 ESV / 2,597 helpful votes

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

Genesis 8:17 ESV / 2,449 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 1:22 ESV / 2,178 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 35:11 ESV / 2,176 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.

Genesis 48:4 ESV / 1,769 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 / 1,505 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 / 1,497 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.

Genesis 10:1-32 ESV / 1,384 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. ...

Leviticus 26:9 ESV / 1,357 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:1-29 ESV / 1,296 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. ...

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 1,276 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:19 ESV / 1,241 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:8 ESV / 1,239 helpful votes

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

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 1,219 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 1,210 helpful votes

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

Genesis 8:1-22 ESV / 1,178 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. ...

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 1,163 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,

Psalm 8:6 ESV / 1,100 helpful votes

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

Genesis 16:10 ESV / 1,090 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.”

Exodus 7:3 ESV / 1,082 helpful votes

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

Genesis 3:16 ESV / 1,066 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.”

Genesis 1:26-28 ESV / 1,053 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.”

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 1,012 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. ...

Genesis 26:4 ESV / 1,006 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,

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 986 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Genesis 1:29 ESV / 974 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.

Genesis 26:24 ESV / 972 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.”

Deuteronomy 7:13 ESV / 971 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.

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 922 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, ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 918 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,

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 893 helpful votes

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

John 15:16 ESV / 885 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.

John 15:5 ESV / 884 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.

Deuteronomy 28:63 ESV / 871 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 2:24 ESV / 853 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 832 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 829 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.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 828 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:2 ESV / 828 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.

Jeremiah 23:3 ESV / 820 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 17:6 ESV / 819 helpful votes

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

Genesis 26:3-4 ESV / 815 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,

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 811 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. ...

Luke 1:37 ESV / 810 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 809 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 127:3-5 ESV / 808 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.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 802 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 20:13 ESV / 802 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.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 801 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 801 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 801 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.”

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 799 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. ...

Genesis 41:52 ESV / 799 helpful votes

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

Genesis 26:22 ESV / 799 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.”

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 798 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.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 798 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 798 helpful votes

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

James 2:26 ESV / 794 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 / 794 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. ...

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 793 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.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 791 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 791 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 790 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,

Isaiah 45:18 ESV / 789 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.

Galatians 4:4 ESV / 788 helpful votes

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

John 15:8 ESV / 783 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:1-25 ESV / 717 helpful votes

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation. These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens. When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up—for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground, ...

Genesis 1:30 ESV / 692 helpful votes

And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

Hebrews 6:14 ESV / 588 helpful votes

Saying, “Surely I will bless you and multiply you.”

Genesis 17:2 ESV / 533 helpful votes

That I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.”

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 524 helpful votes

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Jeremiah 33:22 ESV / 455 helpful votes

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered and the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the offspring of David my servant, and the Levitical priests who minister to me.”

Genesis 6:1 ESV / 447 helpful votes

When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them,

Deuteronomy 13:17 ESV / 444 helpful votes

None of the devoted things shall stick to your hand, that the Lord may turn from the fierceness of his anger and show you mercy and have compassion on you and multiply you, as he swore to your fathers,

Genesis 1:24 ESV / 444 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.

Deuteronomy 8:13 ESV / 441 helpful votes

And when your herds and flocks multiply and your silver and gold is multiplied and all that you have is multiplied,

Exodus 1:10 ESV / 441 helpful votes

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.”

Deuteronomy 8:1 ESV / 439 helpful votes

“The whole commandment that I command you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land that the Lord swore to give to your fathers.

Exodus 23:29 ESV / 439 helpful votes

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate and the wild beasts multiply against you.

Deuteronomy 17:17 ESV / 428 helpful votes

And he shall not acquire many wives for himself, lest his heart turn away, nor shall he acquire for himself excessive silver and gold.

Jeremiah 30:19 ESV / 425 helpful votes

Out of them shall come songs of thanksgiving, and the voices of those who celebrate. I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.

Ezekiel 36:10 ESV / 424 helpful votes

And I will multiply people on you, the whole house of Israel, all of it. The cities shall be inhabited and the waste places rebuilt.

Ezekiel 36:30 ESV / 423 helpful votes

I will make the fruit of the tree and the increase of the field abundant, that you may never again suffer the disgrace of famine among the nations.

Ezekiel 16:7 ESV / 423 helpful votes

I made you flourish like a plant of the field. And you grew up and became tall and arrived at full adornment. Your breasts were formed, and your hair had grown; yet you were naked and bare.

1 Chronicles 4:27 ESV / 423 helpful votes

Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many children, nor did all their clan multiply like the men of Judah.

Deuteronomy 17:16 ESV / 421 helpful votes

Only he must not acquire many horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt in order to acquire many horses, since the Lord has said to you, ‘You shall never return that way again.’

Job 29:18 ESV / 340 helpful votes

Then I thought, ‘I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand,

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 339 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Amos 4:4 ESV / 338 helpful votes

“Come to Bethel, and transgress; to Gilgal, and multiply transgression; bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three days;

John 3:16 ESV / 317 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.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 294 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.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 283 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Exodus 32:13 ESV / 269 helpful votes

Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have promised I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.’”

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 264 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

2 Timothy 2:2 ESV / 137 helpful votes

And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 102 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

John 15:13 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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