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Genesis 1:29

Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

Genesis 9:3

"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them"; and it was so.

Psalm 104:14

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth,

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Proverbs 5:3-4

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey And smoother than oil is her speech;

Herbs And Spices

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus, who had first come to Him by night, also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds weight.

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Genesis 1:12

The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

Revelation 22:2

in the middle of its street On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

Matthew 13:32

and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES."

Genesis 3:18

"Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;

Genesis 1:30

and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth which has life, I have given every green plant for food"; and it was so.

Exodus 12:8

'They shall eat the flesh that same night, roasted with fire, and they shall eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Deuteronomy 11:10

"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.

Deuteronomy 32:2

"Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on the fresh grass And as the showers on the herb.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus the LORD has told me, "I will look from My dwelling place quietly Like dazzling heat in the sunshine, Like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

Lamentations 3:15

He has filled me with bitterness, He has made me drunk with wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were.

Genesis 2:5

Now no shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the LORD God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.

Ezekiel 47:12

"By the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of trees for food Their leaves will not wither and their fruit will not fail They will bear every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing."

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

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Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

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Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if you like, I will give you the price of it in money."

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

"The mandrakes have given forth fragrance; And over our doors are all choice fruits, Both new and old, Which I have saved up for you, my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

Now in the days of wheat harvest Reuben went and found mandrakes in the field, and brought them to his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, "Please give me some of your son's mandrakes."

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if you like, I will give you the price of it in money."

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

"Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on the fresh grass And as the showers on the herb.

Job 38:26-27

To bring rain on a land without people, On a desert without a man in it, To satisfy the waste and desolate land And to make the seeds of grass to sprout?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

"For he will be like a bush in the desert And will not see when prosperity comes, But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness, A land of salt without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 48:6

"Flee, save your lives, That you may be like a juniper in the wilderness.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

For dill is not threshed with a threshing sledge, Nor is the cartwheel driven over cummin; But dill is beaten out with a rod, and cummin with a club.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

(Now the flax and the barley were ruined, for the barley was in the ear and the flax was in bud.

2 Samuel 14:30

Therefore he said to his servants, "See, Joab's field is next to mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire." So Absalom's servants set the field on fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

"They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns, They have strained themselves to no profit But be ashamed of your harvest Because of the fierce anger of the LORD."

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not ruined, for they ripen late.)

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For dill is not threshed with a threshing sledge, Nor is the cartwheel driven over cummin; But dill is beaten out with a rod, and cummin with a club.

Isaiah 28:25

Does he not level its surface And sow dill and scatter cummin And plant wheat in rows, Barley in its place and rye within its area?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that grows on the wall; he spoke also of animals and birds and creeping things and fish.

Exodus 12:22

"You shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood which is in the basin, and apply some of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts; and none of you shall go outside the door of his house until morning.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt and eat every plant of the land, even all that the hail has left."

Exodus 10:15

For they covered the surface of the whole land, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every plant of the land and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left. Thus nothing green was left on tree or plant of the field through all the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

'Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them"; and it was so.

Genesis 2:5

Now no shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the LORD God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

'They shall eat the flesh that same night, roasted with fire, and they shall eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Numbers 9:11

'In the second month on the fourteenth day at twilight, they shall observe it; they shall eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Herbs » Given as food to man

Genesis 9:3

"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cucumber

Numbers 11:5

"We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Isaiah 1:8

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, Like a watchman's hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

But when she could hide him no longer, she got him a wicker basket and covered it over with tar and pitch Then she put the child into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

Isaiah 58:5

"Is it a fast like this which I choose, a day for a man to humble himself? Is it for bowing one's head like a reed And for spreading out sackcloth and ashes as a bed? Will you call this a fast, even an acceptable day to the LORD?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

"Behold, as wild donkeys in the wilderness They go forth seeking food in their activity, As bread for their children in the desert.

Jeremiah 17:6

"For he will be like a bush in the desert And will not see when prosperity comes, But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness, A land of salt without inhabitant.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth,

Job 38:27

To satisfy the waste and desolate land And to make the seeds of grass to sprout?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

The canals will emit a stench, The streams of Egypt will thin out and dry up; The reeds and rushes will rot away.

Job 40:21

"Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

But when she could hide him no longer, she got him a wicker basket and covered it over with tar and pitch Then she put the child into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you; and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth which has life, I have given every green plant for food"; and it was so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

Then God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them"; and it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were. So they poured it out for the men to eat. And as they were eating of the stew, they cried out and said, "O man of God, there is death in the pot." And they were unable to eat.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds, basins, pottery, wheat, barley, flour, parched grain, beans, lentils, parched seeds,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

Now the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that hail may fall on all the land of Egypt, on man and on beast and on every plant of the field, throughout the land of Egypt." Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. So there was hail, and fire flashing continually in the midst of the hail, very severe, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. read more.
The hail struck all that was in the field through all the land of Egypt, both man and beast; the hail also struck every plant of the field and shattered every tree of the field.

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass disappears, the new growth is seen, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

'Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn."'"

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Found in » The fields

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

'Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

"We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Onions

Numbers 11:5

"We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Leeks

Numbers 11:5

"We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Melon

Numbers 11:5

"We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this horde will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

"I will lay waste the mountains and hills And wither all their vegetation; I will make the rivers into coastlands And dry up the ponds.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

"But as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt, put them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

(Now the flax and the barley were ruined, for the barley was in the ear and the flax was in bud.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not ruined, for they ripen late.)

Herbs » Illustrative » (dew on,) of grace given to saints

Isaiah 18:4

For thus the LORD has told me, "I will look from My dwelling place quietly Like dazzling heat in the sunshine, Like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Herbs » Were sometimes used instead of animal food by weak saints

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Titheable among the jews

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mallows

Job 30:4

Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass disappears, the new growth is seen, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,



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