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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
Everything looks to you in anticipation, and you provide them with food on a regular basis.
Psalm 147:8
He covers the sky with clouds, provides the earth with rain, and causes grass to grow on the hillsides.
Genesis 1:11
God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds." It was so.
Genesis 2:5
Now no shrub of the field had yet grown on the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.
1 Kings 18:5
Ahab told Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs and valleys. Maybe we can find some grazing areas so we can keep the horses and mules alive and not have to kill some of the animals."
Jeremiah 14:5
Even the doe abandons her newborn fawn in the field because there is no grass.
Joel 2:22
Do not fear, wild animals! For the pastures of the wilderness are again green with grass. Indeed, the trees bear their fruit; the fig tree and the vine yield to their fullest.


Genesis 1:29
Then God said, "I now give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the entire earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.
Genesis 2:9
The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow from the soil, every tree that was pleasing to look at and good for food. (Now the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil were in the middle of the orchard.)
Genesis 3:18
It will produce thorns and thistles for you, but you will eat the grain of the field.
Genesis 9:3
You may eat any moving thing that lives. As I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.

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Psalm 136:25
to the one who gives food to all living things, for his loyal love endures.
Genesis 4:12
When you try to cultivate the ground it will no longer yield its best for you. You will be a homeless wanderer on the earth."
Job 28:5
The earth, from which food comes, is overturned below as though by fire;
1 Corinthians 3:7
So neither the one who plants counts for anything, nor the one who waters, but God who causes the growth.

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Genesis 1:30
And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures that move on the ground -- everything that has the breath of life in it -- I give every green plant for food." It was so.
1 Corinthians 15:38
But God gives it a body just as he planned, and to each of the seeds a body of its own.

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