Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;

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Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their food in its season.
Psalm 147:8
Who covereth the heavens with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains;
Genesis 1:11
And God said, Let the earth cause grass to spring up, herb producing seed, fruit-trees yielding fruit after their kind, the seed of which is in them, on the earth. And it was so.
Genesis 2:5
and every shrub of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew; for Jehovah Elohim had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground.
1 Kings 18:5
and Ahab said to Obadiah, Go through the land, to all the fountains of water and to all the torrents, perhaps we may find grass to save the horses and the mules alive, so that we may not have to destroy some of our beasts.
Jeremiah 14:5
For the hind also calveth in the field, and forsaketh its young, because there is no grass.
Joel 2:22
Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring; for the tree beareth its fruit; the fig-tree and the vine yield full increase.


Genesis 1:29
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb producing seed that is on the whole earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree producing seed: it shall be food for you;
Genesis 2:9
And out of the ground Jehovah Elohim made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of life, in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Genesis 3:18
and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
Genesis 9:3
Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you: as the green herb I give you everything.

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Psalm 136:25
Who giveth food to all flesh, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever.
Genesis 4:12
When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield thee its strength; a wanderer and fugitive shalt thou be on the earth.
Job 28:5
As for the earth, out of it cometh bread, and underneath it is turned up as by fire;
1 Corinthians 3:7
So that neither the planter is anything, nor the waterer; but God the giver of the increase.

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Genesis 1:30
and to every animal of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to everything that creepeth on the earth, in which is a living soul, every green herb for food. And it was so.
1 Corinthians 15:38
and God gives to it a body as he has pleased, and to each of the seeds its own body.