Birth Control See also Family, Children, Responsibilities toward; Marriage, Motherhood Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, Gen. 1:28 (Moses 2:28). If men … hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart, Ex. 21:22. Lord shall make thee plenteous, Deut. 28:11. children are an heritage of the Lord, Ps. 127:3. before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified, Jer. 1:5. she shall be saved in childbearing, 1 Tim. 2:15. raise up seed unto the Lord, 1 Ne. 7:1. which glory shall be … a continuation of the seeds, D&C 132:19. See also Gen. 38:9–10; 49:25; Deut. 7:13; 28:4; 2 Ne. 2:23; D&C 59:6; 132:30.