Psalm 115:14
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New International Version
May the LORD cause you to flourish, both you and your children.

New Living Translation
May the LORD richly bless both you and your children.

English Standard Version
May the LORD give you increase, you and your children!

New American Standard Bible
May the LORD give you increase, You and your children.

King James Bible
The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD add to your numbers, both yours and your children's.

International Standard Version
May the LORD add to your numbers— to you and to your descendants.

NET Bible
May he increase your numbers, yours and your children's!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah will add to you, to you and to your children!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May the LORD continue to bless you and your children.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The LORD shall increase his blessing upon you more and more, upon you and your sons.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

American King James Version
The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

American Standard Version
Jehovah increase you more and more, You and your children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
May the Lord add blessings upon you: upon you, and upon your children.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah will add unto you more, unto you and unto your children.

English Revised Version
The LORD increase you more and more, you and your children.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD will increase you more and more, you and your children.

World English Bible
May Yahweh increase you more and more, you and your children.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah addeth to you, to you, and to your sons.
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

115:9-18 It is folly to trust in dead images, but it is wisdom to trust in the living God, for he is a help and a shield to those that trust in him. Wherever there is right fear of God, there may be cheerful faith in him; those who reverence his word, may rely upon it. He is ever found faithful. The greatest need his blessing, and it shall not be denied to the meanest that fear him. God's blessing gives an increase, especially in spiritual blessings. And the Lord is to be praised: his goodness is large, for he has given the earth to the children of men for their use. The souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burdens of the flesh, are still praising him; but the dead body cannot praise God: death puts an end to our glorifying him in this world of trial and conflict. Others are dead, and an end is thereby put to their service, therefore we will seek to do the more for God. We will not only do it ourselves, but will engage others to do it; to praise him when we are gone. Lord, thou art the only object for faith and love. Help us to praise thee while living and when dying, that thy name may be the first and last upon our lips: and let the sweet savour of thy name refresh our souls for ever.

Pulpit Commentary

Verses 14-16. - Again the leader raises his voice and announces special - no longer general - blessings:

(1) increase of their numbers (ver. 14); and

(2) inheritance of the earth (ver. 16). Verse 14. - The Lord shall increase you more and more. This was the original blessing bestowed on Abraham (Genesis 13:16; Genesis 17:4-6), and continually reiterated (Genesis 18:18; Genesis 22:17; Genesis 28:14, etc.). It is much dwelt upon by Isaiah (Isaiah 49:8-12, 18-23; Isaiah 54:1-3; Isaiah 60:3-12, etc.). The main fulfillment of the promise was through the conversion of the Gentiles, who, when converted, became the true "Israel of God." But, even apart from this, the lineal descendants of Abraham have "increased more and more," to an extent which is most extraordinary. You and your children. You yourselves shall increase; but your children shall yet more increase. The multiplying would begin at once, but would be greater and more striking afterwards.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

The Lord shall increase you more and more,.... The Word of the Lord, as the Targum, shall do it; in a temporal sense, with a numerous posterity, with riches, wealth, and honour; and in a spiritual sense, with an addition of spiritual blessings; with renewed instances of divine layout: with an increase of the gifts and graces of the Spirit of God, as faith, hope, love, joy, patience, humility, and other graces; and with more knowledge of God and Christ, and of divine and spiritual things.

You and your children; not only they that feared the Lord of the present generation, but those that should succeed them, and be as they were, a seed to serve the Lord, and who should be accounted to him for a generation.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

14. Opposed to the decrease pending and during the captivity.

Psalm 115:14 Additional Commentaries
Context
To Your Name Give Glory
13He will bless those who fear the LORD, The small together with the great. 14May the LORD give you increase, You and your children. 15May you be blessed of the LORD, Maker of heaven and earth.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 1:11
May the LORD, the God of your ancestors, increase you a thousand times and bless you as he has promised!

Psalm 115:15
May you be blessed by the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
Treasury of Scripture

The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

Lord

Genesis 13:16 And I will make your seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a …

2 Samuel 24:3 And Joab said to the king, Now the LORD your God add to the people, …

Isaiah 2:2,3 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of …

Isaiah 27:6 He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall …

Isaiah 19:20,21 And it shall be for a sign and for a witness to the LORD of hosts …

Isaiah 56:8 The Lord GOD, which gathers the outcasts of Israel said, Yet will …

Isaiah 60:4 Lift up your eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves …

Jeremiah 30:19 And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them …

Jeremiah 33:22 As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the …

Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of …

Zechariah 8:20-23 Thus said the LORD of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there …

Zechariah 10:8 I will hiss for them, and gather them; for I have redeemed them: …

Revelation 7:4,9 And I heard the number of them which were sealed…

you

Genesis 17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed …

Jeremiah 32:38,39 And they shall be my people, and I will be their God…

Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that …

Acts 3:25 You are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God …

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