And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
Elizabeth was terrified that she might not be able to bring forth the tears.
For spending to be stimulative it must bring forth economic activity that otherwise would not have taken place.
They are easily raised from seed sown in March or April, and bring forth their flowers in August.
Well, as for myself, I bring forth in anguish, and my offspring seems a horror to me.
Such hearts as these, too, the fatherland of ice can bring forth!
How could I interest myself in what years might bring forth?
What the morrow, what the night, might bring forth was all uncertainty.
What the future holds or may bring forth yet remains to be seen.
The females are said to go four months with young; they bring forth towards the close of winter, and have two or three at a time.
Old English bringan "to bring, bring forth, produce, present, offer" (past tense brohte, past participle broht), from Proto-Germanic *brenganan (cf. Old Frisian brenga, Middle Dutch brenghen, Old High German bringan, Gothic briggan); no exact cognates outside Germanic, but it appears to be from PIE root *bhrengk-, compound based on root *bher- (1) "to carry" (cf. Latin ferre; see infer).
The tendency to conjugate this as a strong verb on the model of sing, drink, etc., is ancient: Old English also had a rare strong past participle form, brungen, corresponding to modern colloquial brung. To bring down the house figuratively (1754) is to elicit applause so thunderous it collapses the roof.