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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Bible References


Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all, for thee, do wait, and, thou, givest them their food in its season.
Psalm 147:8
Who covereth the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, who causeth the mountains to sprout grass:
Genesis 1:11
And God said - Let the land put-forth vegetation-herb yielding seed, fruit-tree, bearing fruit, after its kind, whose seed is within it on the land. And it was so,
Genesis 2:5
Now, no bush of the field, as yet - was in the earth, and, no herb of the field, as yet had sprung up, - because Yahweh God had not sent rain on the earth, and, man, was there none to till the ground;
1 Kings 18:5
So then Ahab said unto Obadiah, Go, and let us pass throughout the land, unto all the fountains of water, and unto all the ravines, peradventure we may find grass, and save alive horse and mule, and not have more of the beasts cut off.
Jeremiah 14:5
For, even the hind of the field hath calved and forsaken, Because there is no young herbage;
Joel 2:22
Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field, for sprouted have the pastures of the wilderness, - for, the tree, hath borne its fruit, the fig-tree and the vine, have yielded their wealth.


Genesis 1:29
And God said - Lo! I have given to you - every herb yielding seed which is on the face of all the land, and every tree wherein is the fruit of a tree yielding seed, - to you, shall it be, for food;
Genesis 2:9
And Yahweh God, caused to spring up, out of the ground, every tree 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
Thorn also and thistle, shall it shoot forth to thee, - when thou hast come to eat of the herb of the field:
Genesis 9:3
As for every moving thing that hath life, yours, shall it be, for food, - Like the green herb, have I given you all things.

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Psalm 136:25
Who giveth food to all flesh, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
Genesis 4:12
Though thou till the ground, it shall not go on to give its vigour to thee. A wanderer and a fugitive, shalt thou be in the earth.
Job 28:5
As for the earth, out of it, cometh forth bread, and, under it, is upturned, as it were fire;
1 Corinthians 3:7
So that, neither is he that planteth anything, nor, he that watereth, - but, God, who causeth to, grow.

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Genesis 1:30
and to every living thing of the land - and to every bird of the heavens, and to every thing that moveth on the land, wherein is a living soul, every green herb for food. And it wins so.
1 Corinthians 15:38
Howbeit, God, giveth it a body, as he pleased, and, unto each of the seeds, a body of its own.