Verses with the word increase in the Apocrypha (15 verses):
1 Esdras 9:7
So Esdras arose up, and said unto them, Ye have transgressed the law in marrying strange wives, thereby to increase the sins of Israel.
2 Esdras 14:17
For look how much the world shall be weaker through age, so much the more shall evils increase upon them that dwell therein.
But I alone went often to Jerusalem at the feasts, as it was ordained unto all the people of Israel by an everlasting decree, having the firstfruits and tenths of increase, with that which was first shorn; and them gave I at the altar to the priests the children of Aaron.
The first tenth part of all increase I gave to the sons of Aaron, who ministered at Jerusalem: another tenth part I sold away, and went, and spent it every year at Jerusalem:
She filleth all their house with things desirable, and the garners with her increase.
Sweet language will multiply friends: and a fairspeaking tongue will increase kind greetings.
He that tilleth his land shall increase his heap: and he that pleaseth great men shall get pardon for iniquity.
Lest mine ignorances increase, and my sins abound to my destruction, and I fall before mine adversaries, and mine enemy rejoice over me, whose hope is far from thy mercy.
If he die, he shall leave a greater name than a thousand: and if he live, he shall increase it.
Woe be unto you, ungodly men, which have forsaken the law of the most high God! for if ye increase, it shall be to your destruction:
But he made Aaron more honourable, and gave him an heritage, and divided unto him the firstfruits of the increase; especially he prepared bread in abundance:
And I will bring them again into the land which I promised with an oath unto their fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and they shall be lords of it: and I will increase them, and they shall not be diminished.
1 Maccabees 14:8
Then did they till their ground in peace, and the earth gave her increase, and the trees of the field their fruit.
2 Maccabees 4:4
Onias seeing the danger of this contention, and that Apollonius, as being the governor of Celosyria and Phenice, did rage, and increase Simon's malice,
2 Maccabees 4:13
Now such was the height of Greek fashions, and increase of heathenish manners, through the exceeding profaneness of Jason, that ungodly wretch, and no high priest;