Genesis 8:17
New International Version
Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you—the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground—so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.”

New Living Translation
Release all the animals—the birds, the livestock, and the small animals that scurry along the ground—so they can be fruitful and multiply throughout the earth.”

English Standard Version
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.”

Berean Study Bible
Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, and everything that crawls upon the ground—so that they can spread out over the earth and be fruitful and multiply upon it.”

King James Bible
Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

New King James Version
Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you: birds and cattle and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, so that they may abound on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

New American Standard Bible
Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you, birds and animals and every crawling thing that crawls on the earth, that they may breed abundantly on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

NASB 1995
“Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you, birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may breed abundantly on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

NASB 1977
“Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you, birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may breed abundantly on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Amplified Bible
Bring out with you every living thing from all flesh—birds and animals and every crawling thing that crawls on the earth—that they may breed abundantly on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Christian Standard Bible
Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, those that crawl on the earth—and they will spread over the earth and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, those that crawl on the ground—and they will spread over the earth and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

American Standard Version
Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee of all flesh, both birds, and cattle, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all the animals that are with you, of all flesh, and the birds, and domestic animals, and all creeping things that creep on the Earth, bring out with you, and they will reproduce in the Earth, and they will be fruitful and they will multiply on the Earth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all the wild beasts as many as are with thee, and all flesh both of birds and beasts, and every reptile moving upon the earth, bring forth with thee: and increase ye and multiply upon the earth.

Contemporary English Version
Let out the birds, animals, and reptiles, so they can mate and live all over the earth."

Douay-Rheims Bible
All livings things that are with thee of all flesh, as well in fowls as in beasts, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, bring out with thee, and go ye upon the earth: increased and multiply upon it.

English Revised Version
Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee of all flesh, both fowl, and cattle, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

Good News Translation
Take all the birds and animals out with you, so that they may reproduce and spread over all the earth."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Bring out every animal that's with you: birds, domestic animals, and every creature that crawls on the earth. Be fertile, increase in number, and spread over the earth."

International Standard Version
Bring out with you every living creature—including the flying creatures, animals, and everything that crawls on the ground—so they may disperse throughout the land, be fruitful, and multiply throughout the earth."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee of all flesh, both fowl, and cattle, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may swarm in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.'

Literal Standard Version
and they have teemed in the earth, and been fruitful, and have multiplied on the earth.”

NET Bible
Bring out with you all the living creatures that are with you. Bring out every living thing, including the birds, animals, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth. Let them increase and be fruitful and multiply on the earth!"

New Heart English Bible
Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh, of flying creatures, and animals, and every creature that crawls on the earth, that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth."

World English Bible
Bring forth with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh, including birds, livestock, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply on the earth."

Young's Literal Translation
and they have teemed in the earth, and been fruitful, and have multiplied on the earth.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Exiting the Ark
16“Come out of the ark, you and your wife, along with your sons and their wives. 17Bring out all the living creatures that are with you— birds, livestock, and everything that crawls upon the ground— so that they can spread out over the earth and be fruitful and multiply upon it.” 18So Noah came out, along with his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives.…

Cross References
Genesis 1:22
Then God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters of the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

Genesis 1:28
God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and every creature that crawls upon the earth."

Genesis 8:16
"Come out of the ark, you and your wife, along with your sons and their wives.

Genesis 8:18
So Noah came out, along with his sons and his wife and his sons' wives.


Treasury of Scripture

Bring forth with you every living thing that is with you, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creeps on the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply on the earth.

Bring.

Genesis 7:14,15
They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort…

breed.

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.

Genesis 9:1,7
And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth…

Psalm 107:38
He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Bring out
הַיְצֵ֣א (hay·ṣê)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the living creatures
הַחַיָּ֨ה (ha·ḥay·yāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

that
אֲשֶֽׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

are with you—
אִתְּךָ֜ (’it·tə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

birds,
בָּע֧וֹף (bā·‘ō·wp̄)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5775: Flying creatures

livestock,
וּבַבְּהֵמָ֛ה (ū·ḇab·bə·hê·māh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

and everything
וּבְכָל־ (ū·ḇə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

that crawls
הָרֹמֵ֥שׂ (hā·rō·mêś)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7430: To glide swiftly, to crawl, move with short steps, to swarm

upon
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the ground—
הָאָ֖רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

so that they can spread out
וְשָֽׁרְצ֣וּ (wə·šā·rə·ṣū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8317: To wriggle, swarm, abound

over the earth
בָאָ֔רֶץ (ḇā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

and be fruitful
וּפָר֥וּ (ū·p̄ā·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6509: To bear fruit, be fruitful

and multiply
וְרָב֖וּ (wə·rā·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

upon
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

[it].”
הָאָֽרֶץ׃ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land


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