International Standard Bible EncyclopediaINCREASE
in'-kres, (noun), in-kres' (verb): Employed in the English Bible both as verb and as noun, and in both cases to represent a number of different words in the original. As a verb it is used in the ordinary sense of the term. As a noun it is usually used of plant life, or of the herds and flocks, to denote the fruitage or the offspring; more rarely of money, to denote the interest. As examples of the different terms translated by this word, students who read Hebrew or Greek may compare Deuteronomy 7:22 Proverbs 16:21 Job 10:16 the King James Version; Job 12:23 Numbers 18:30 Deuteronomy 7:13 Ezekiel 22:12 in the Old Testament, and John 3:30 1 Corinthians 3:6; Colossians 2:19 Ephesians 4:16 in the New Testament.
Greek4129. plethuno -- to increase, to be increased
... to increase, to be increased. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: plethuno Phonetic
Spelling: (play-thoo'-no) Short Definition: I increase, multiply Definition ...
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5232. huperauxano -- to increase beyond measure
837. auxano -- to make to grow, to grow
4121. pleonazo -- to superabound, to make to abound
838. auxesis -- growth
4369. prostithemi -- to put to, add
3170. megaluno -- to make or declare great
1743. endunamoo -- to empower
4298. prokopto -- to cut forward (a way), advance
1281. diapragmateuomai -- to examine thoroughly, to gain by ...
Strong's Hebrew7685. sagah -- to grow, increase
... 7684, 7685. sagah. 7686 . to grow, increase. Transliteration: sagah Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-gaw') Short Definition: grow. Word Origin a prim. ... grow up, increase ...
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4768. marbith -- increase, great number, greatness
8635. tarbuth -- an increase, brood
5125. nun -- to propagate, increase
1711. dagah -- to multiply, increase
3379. Yarobam -- "the people increase," the name of two Israelites ...
7231. rabab -- to be or become many or much
3254. yasaph -- to add
8636. tarbith -- increment, interest, usury
7698. sheger -- offspring, young (of beasts)
Whether Habits Increase?
Whether Charity Can Increase?
Marvellous Increase of the Church
Whether a Man May Merit the Increase of Grace or Charity?
Whether the Grace of Christ could Increase?
Whether the Consequences of the External Action Increase Its ...
The Beginning, Increase, and End of the Divine Life
Of the Increase of Habits (Three Articles)
Of the Increase and the Punishment of the Christians.
"God Giveth the Increase. "
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. i.) To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; -- opposed to decrease.
2. (v. i.) To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
3. (v. i.) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.
4. (v. t.) To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.
5. (v. i.) Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth.
6. (v. i.) That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.
7. (v. i.) Progeny; issue; offspring.
8. (v. i.) Generation.
ThesaurusIncrease (184 Occurrences)
... make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend;
to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions ...
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Rise (417 Occurrences)
Swell (9 Occurrences)
Fertile (55 Occurrences)
Crops (48 Occurrences)
Usury (17 Occurrences)
Excessive (12 Occurrences)
Diminish (22 Occurrences)
Calves (34 Occurrences)
Augment (1 Occurrence)
Bible ConcordanceIncrease (184 Occurrences)
Matthew 25:27 it behoved thee then to put my money to the money-lenders, and having come I had received mine own with increase.
Luke 17:5 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."
John 3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease.
Acts 6:7 The word of God increased and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem exceedingly. A great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Acts 9:31 And so the church through all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was made strong; and, living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was increased greatly.
Acts 12:24 But the word of the Lord went on increasing.
Romans 5:20 Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;
Romans 6:1 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
1 Corinthians 3:6 I planted. Apollos watered. But God gave the increase.
1 Corinthians 3:7 So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.
2 Corinthians 4:15 For everything is for your sakes, in order that grace, being more richly bestowed because of the thanksgivings of the increased number, may more and more promote the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 8:2 how, while passing through great trouble, their boundless joy even amid their deep poverty has overflowed to increase their generous liberality.
2 Corinthians 9:10 Now may he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food, supply and multiply your seed for sowing, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;
2 Corinthians 10:15 Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men's labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,
Ephesians 2:21 in whom all the building fitted together increases to a holy temple in the Lord;
Ephesians 4:15 and, being true in love, we may increase to Him 'in' all things, who is the head -- the Christ;
Ephesians 4:16 from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.
Colossians 1:6 Which has come to you; and which in all the world is giving fruit and increase, as it has done in you from the day when it came to your ears and you had true knowledge of the grace of God;
Colossians 2:19 And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:12 and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,
1 Thessalonians 4:10 And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;
2 Thessalonians 1:3 It is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, because of the great increase of your faith, and the wealth of your love for one another;
2 Timothy 2:16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
Hebrews 6:14 saying, "Assuredly I will bless you and bless you, I will increase you and increase you."
2 Peter 1:8 If these things exist in you, and continually increase, they prevent your being either idle or unfruitful in advancing towards a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 3:18 But be increased in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May he have glory now and for ever. So be it.
Genesis 1:22 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.
Genesis 1:28 And God gave them his blessing and said to them, Be fertile and have increase, and make the earth full and be masters of it; be rulers over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing moving on the earth.
Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, I will greatly increase thy travail and thy pregnancy; with pain thou shalt bear children; and to thy husband shall be thy desire, and he shall rule over thee.
Genesis 8:17 Take out with you every living thing which is with you, birds and cattle and everything which goes on the earth, so that they may have offspring and be fertile and be increased on the earth.
Genesis 9:1 And God gave his blessing to Noah and his sons, and said, Be fertile, and have increase, and make the earth full.
Genesis 9:7 And now, be fertile and have increase; have offspring on the earth and become great in number.
Genesis 16:10 And the angel of the Lord said, Your seed will be greatly increased so that it may not be numbered.
Genesis 17:2 And I will make an agreement between you and me, and your offspring will be greatly increased.
Genesis 17:20 As for Ishmael, I have given ear to your prayer: truly I have given him my blessing and I will make him fertile and give him great increase; he will be the father of twelve chiefs, and I will make him a great nation.
Genesis 24:60 They blessed Rebekah, and said to her, "Our sister, may you be the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your seed possess the gate of those who hate them."
Genesis 26:24 That night the Lord came to him in a vision, and said, I am the God of your father Abraham: have no fear for I am with you, blessing you, and your seed will be increased because of my servant Abraham.
Genesis 28:3 And may God, the Ruler of all, give you his blessing, giving you fruit and increase, so that you may become an army of peoples.
Genesis 35:11 And God said to him, I am God, the Ruler of all: be fertile, and have increase; a nation, truly a group of nations, will come from you, and kings will be your offspring;
Genesis 47:24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.
Genesis 48:4 And said to me, Truly, I will make you fertile and give you increase and will make of you a great family of nations: and I will give this land to your seed after you to be their heritage for ever.
Genesis 48:16 the Messenger who is redeeming me from all evil doth bless the youths, and my name is called upon them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and they increase into a multitude in the midst of the land.'
Exodus 13:12 that thou hast caused every one opening a womb to pass over to Jehovah, and every firstling -- the increase of beasts which thou hast: the males 'are' Jehovah's.
Exodus 23:10 "For six years you shall sow your land, and shall gather in its increase,
Leviticus 19:25 In the fifth year you shall eat its fruit, that it may yield its increase to you. I am Yahweh your God.
Leviticus 23:39 Only -- in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, in your gathering the increase of the land, ye do keep the feast of Jehovah seven days; on the first day 'is' a sabbath, and on the eighth day a sabbath;
Leviticus 25:3 Six years thou dost sow thy field, and six years thou dost prune thy vineyard, and hast gathered its increase,
Leviticus 25:7 For your livestock also, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all its increase be for food.
Leviticus 25:12 For it is a jubilee; it shall be holy to you. You shall eat of its increase out of the field.
Leviticus 25:15 by the number of years after the jubilee thou dost buy from thy fellow; by the number of the years of increase he doth sell to thee;
Leviticus 25:16 According to the length of the years you shall increase its price, and according to the shortness of the years you shall diminish its price; for he is selling the number of the crops to you.
Leviticus 25:20 If you said, "What shall we eat the seventh year? Behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase;"
Leviticus 25:21 then I have commanded My blessing on you in the sixth year, and it hath made the increase for three years;
Leviticus 25:22 and ye have sown the eighth year, and have eaten of the old increase; until the ninth year, until the coming in of its increase, ye do eat the old.
Leviticus 25:36 Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
Leviticus 25:37 Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.
Leviticus 26:4 then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Leviticus 26:9 "'I will have respect for you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and will establish my covenant with you.
Leviticus 26:20 and your strength will be spent in vain; for your land won't yield its increase, neither will the trees of the land yield their fruit.
Leviticus 26:21 "'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
Numbers 18:30 "Therefore you shall tell them,'When you heave its best from it, then it shall be reckoned to the Levites as the increase of the threshing floor, and as the increase of the winepress.
Numbers 26:54 to the many thou shalt increase their inheritance, and to the few thou shalt diminish their inheritance; to every one shall his inheritance be given according to those that were numbered of him.
Numbers 32:14 "Behold, you have risen up in your fathers' place, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Yahweh toward Israel.
Numbers 33:54 And ye shall take for yourselves the land as an inheritance by lot according to your families: to the many ye shall increase their inheritance, and to the few thou shalt diminish their inheritance: where the lot falleth to him, there shall be each man's inheritance; according to the tribes of your fathers shall ye take for yourselves the inheritance.
Deuteronomy 1:10 The Lord your God has given you increase, and now you are like the stars of heaven in number.
Deuteronomy 1:11 Yahweh, the God of your fathers, make you a thousand times as many as you are, and bless you, as he has promised you!
Deuteronomy 6:3 Hear therefore, Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised to you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.
Deuteronomy 7:13 and he will love you, and bless you, and multiply you; he will also bless the fruit of your body and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your livestock and the young of your flock, in the land which he swore to your fathers to give you.
Deuteronomy 7:22 Yahweh your God will cast out those nations before you by little and little: you may not consume them at once, lest the animals of the field increase on you.
Deuteronomy 8:1 Take care to keep all the orders which I give you today, so that you may have life and be increased and go in and take as a heritage the land which the Lord, by his oath to your fathers, undertook to give you.
Deuteronomy 8:13 And when your herds and your flocks are increased, and your stores of silver and gold, and you have wealth of every sort;
Deuteronomy 11:17 and the anger of Jehovah hath burned against you, and He hath restrained the heavens, and there is no rain, and the ground doth not give her increase, and ye have perished hastily from off the good land which Jehovah is giving to you.
Deuteronomy 13:17 Keep not a thing of what is cursed for yourselves: so the Lord may be turned away from the heat of his wrath, and have mercy on you, and give you increase as he said in his oath to your fathers:
Deuteronomy 14:22 You shall surely tithe all the increase of your seed, that which comes forth from the field year by year.
Deuteronomy 14:28 At the end of every three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your increase in the same year, and shall lay it up within your gates:
Deuteronomy 16:15 You shall keep a feast to Yahweh your God seven days in the place which Yahweh shall choose; because Yahweh your God will bless you in all your increase, and in all the work of your hands, and you shall be altogether joyful.
Deuteronomy 17:17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart not turn away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.
Deuteronomy 22:9 You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which you have sown, and the increase of the vineyard.
Deuteronomy 26:12 When you have made an end of tithing all the tithe of your increase in the third year, which is the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the foreigner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat within your gates, and be filled.
Deuteronomy 28:4 You shall be blessed in the fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the fruit of your animals, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock.
Deuteronomy 28:18 The fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock shall be cursed.
Deuteronomy 28:51 and shall eat the fruit of your livestock, and the fruit of your ground, until you are destroyed; that also shall not leave you grain, new wine, or oil, the increase of your livestock, or the young of your flock, until they have caused you to perish.
Deuteronomy 28:63 And as the Lord took delight in doing you good and increasing you, so the Lord will take pleasure in cutting you off and causing your destruction, and you will be uprooted from the land which you are about to take as your heritage.
Deuteronomy 30:16 In giving you orders today to have love for the Lord your God, to go in his ways and keep his laws and his orders and his decisions, so that you may have life and be increased, and that the blessing of the Lord your God may be with you in the land where you are going, the land of your heritage.
Deuteronomy 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth. He ate the increase of the field. He caused him to suck honey out of the rock, oil out of the flinty rock;
Deuteronomy 32:22 For a fire is kindled in my anger, Burns to the lowest Sheol, Devours the earth with its increase, and sets the foundations of the mountains on fire.
Joshua 5:12 and the manna doth cease on the morrow in their eating of the old corn of the land, and there hath been no more manna to the sons of Israel, and they eat of the increase of the land of Canaan in that year.
Judges 6:4 and they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, until you come to Gaza, and left no sustenance in Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor donkey.
Judges 9:11 And the fig saith to them, Have I ceased from my sweetness, and my good increase, that I have gone to stagger over the trees?
Judges 9:29 Would that this people were under my hand! Then I would remove Abimelech." He said to Abimelech, "Increase your army, and come out!"
1 Samuel 2:33 The man of yours, whom I shall not cut off from my altar, shall be to consume your eyes, and to grieve your heart; and all the increase of your house shall die in the flower of their age.
2 Samuel 23:5 For is not my house so with God? For he has made with me an eternal agreement, ordered in all things and certain: as for all my salvation and all my desire, will he not give it increase?
2 Kings 8:6 And the king asketh at the woman, and she recounteth to him, and the king appointeth to her a certain eunuch, saying, 'Give back all that she hath, and all the increase of the field from the day of her leaving the land even till now.'
1 Chronicles 27:23 But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.
1 Chronicles 27:27 and over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite: and over the increase of the vineyards for the winecellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:
2 Chronicles 28:13 and said to them, Ye shall not bring in the captives hither; because, for our guilt before Jehovah, ye think to increase our sins and our trespasses: for our trespass is great, and fierce wrath is upon Israel.
2 Chronicles 31:5 As soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel gave in abundance the first fruits of grain, new wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly.
2 Chronicles 32:28 storehouses also for the increase of grain and new wine and oil; and stalls for all manner of animals, and flocks in folds.
Ezra 4:22 Be certain to do this with all care: do not let trouble be increased to the king's damage.
Ezra 10:10 Ezra the priest stood up, and said to them, You have trespassed, and have married foreign women, to increase the guilt of Israel.
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