Genesis 12:2; Genesis 17:20; Exodus 1:7

nAnd I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.


20 As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and imultiply him greatly. He jshall father twelve princes, and kI will make him into a great nation.


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