Genesis 1:22

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitfull, and multiply, and fill the waters in the Seas, and let foule multiply in the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And God gave them his blessing, saying, Be fertile and have increase, making all the waters of the seas full, and let the birds be increased in the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply on the earth.
- Darby Bible

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
- Webster's Bible

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."
- World English Bible

And God blesseth them, saying, `Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and the fowl let multiply in the earth:'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God blessed them, saying: 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Bright Billiotbwa
    Its all about the creation of the universe
  • Tony Searight
    In The Beginning......Not Man...God Created! ....And It Was Good! ....
    Remember.... " You Can't Have It All Man .... Cuz Everything Belongs To God! " ..... All His Resources For Us To Use.... Not For Our Glory ... But His.... Amen!
  • Israel G
    The greatness of the great chapter of the great verse of the great Bible.

    This is the work of God of the BIBLE
  • Shirley M. Smith
    Genesis. 1 is the beginning of Biblical History. There was no, one but God for he alone existed. Then when he felt there was time to create his Master price called life. He chose exactly what he Desired life Form to be. For in the beginning was no" formation just God himself. That's when he allowed life to exist. He spoke it in to existence. Amen, and made heaven and earth and its elements. Light
  • Jaime Marie Rea
    Jesus says he sits at the right hand of God. It says God will live amongst men and women in revelation after 1000 years of peace and Satan is finally fired We cannot imagine God's Holy Ghost omnipotent creator because we are not God. To God give the glory.. Money is not God.. God doesn't need money.. Satan said he could be more powerful than God and created money.. Murdering millions
  • Alex
    God does not want to destroy this LITERAL EARTH OR THE HEAVENS. REV 11 says that God will destroy them that destroy this earth,The earth that he wants to destroy is mans carnal mind meaning our evil and Adamic nature, Adam was of this earth earthy and his spirit was the old heaven DISOBEDEN spirit, y wd God want to destroy this earth when the scrip. say that the manchild will rule all nations. GBU

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