What does the Bible say about population control?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The Bible doesn't say anything about population control. Instead, humans are told to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis 1:22, 28). Psalm 127:3-5 tells us that children are a heritage from the Lord...

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Mini Kenneth Heck
The Bible says nothing about population control. Instead it dwells on population behavior with the idea that nations  that disobey the divine commandments will be judged by destruction of their land and severe loss of population. Examples are the flood of Noah and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. So, we can say that God does control the growth of evil and the people perpetrating it, but doesn't control the population of the righteous. The righteous respond to the directive to "be fruitful and multiply."

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