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35 Bible Verses about Agriculture

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Exodus 23:11

but in the seventh thou shalt let it rest and lie fallow, that the poor of thy people may eat of it; and what they leave, the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thine olive-tree.

Ecclesiastes 5:9

Moreover the earth is every way profitable: the king himself is dependent upon the field.

2 Chronicles 26:10

And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

Isaiah 28:26

His God doth instruct him in his judgment, he doth teach him.

Proverbs 13:23

Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.

Leviticus 25:4

but in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest for the land, a sabbath to Jehovah. Thy field shalt thou not sow, and thy vineyard shalt thou not prune.

Leviticus 19:19

My statutes shall ye observe. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with another sort; thou shalt not sow thy field with seed of two sorts; and a garment woven of two materials shall not come upon thee.

Malachi 2:3

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts; and they shall take you away with it.

Zechariah 8:12

for the seed shall be prosperous, the vine shall give its fruit, and the ground shall give its produce, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.

Nehemiah 13:10

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given, and that the Levites and the singers that did the work had fled every one to his field.

Jeremiah 35:6

And they said, We will drink no wine; for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, ye nor your sons for ever;

Haggai 1:9

Ye looked for much, and behold it was little; and when ye brought it home, I blew upon it. Wherefore? saith Jehovah of hosts. Because of my house that lieth waste, whilst ye run every man to his own house.

Leviticus 23:7

On the first day ye shall have a holy convocation: no manner of servile work shall ye do.

Ezekiel 34:29

And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the ignominy of the nations any more.

Isaiah 28:29

This also cometh forth from Jehovah of hosts; he is wonderful in counsel, great in wisdom.

Genesis 5:29

And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Exodus 23:16

and the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labours which thou hast sown in the field, and the feast of in-gathering, at the end of the year, when thou gatherest in thy labours out of the field.

Zechariah 13:5

And he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for man acquired me as bondman from my youth.

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Agriculture » General references to » Called husbandmen

Jeremiah 31:24

And therein shall dwell Judah, and all the cities thereof together, the husbandmen, and they that go about with flocks.

Jeremiah 51:23

and with thee will I break in pieces the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces governors and rulers.

Amos 5:16

Therefore thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, the Lord: Wailing shall be in all broadways; and they shall say in all the streets, Alas! alas! And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

Zechariah 13:5

And he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for man acquired me as bondman from my youth.

Agriculture » Products of » Barley

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley were smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

Numbers 5:15

then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, a tenth part of an ephah of barley-meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an oblation of jealousy, a memorial oblation, bri

Ruth 1:22

So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, with her, who returned out of the fields of Moab; and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of the barley-harvest.

1 Kings 4:28

And the barley, and the straw for the horses and coursers, they brought to the place where the superintendents were, every man according to his charge.

2 Kings 4:42

And there came a man from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of corn in his sack. And he said, Give to the people that they may eat.

Agriculture » Products of » Grain

Genesis 41:49

And Joseph laid up corn as sand of the sea exceeding much, until they left off numbering; for it was without number.

Numbers 18:27

And your heave-offering shall be reckoned unto you, as the corn from the threshing-floor, and as the fulness of the winepress.

Joshua 5:11

And they ate of the old corn of the land on the morrow after the passover, unleavened loaves, and roasted corn on that same day.

Psalm 65:9

Thou hast visited the earth, thou hast watered it; thou greatly enrichest it: the river of God is full of water; thou providest their corn, when thou hast so prepared it:

Psalm 72:16

There shall be abundance of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall bloom like the herb of the earth.

Agriculture » Operations in » Harvest

Ruth 1:22

So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, with her, who returned out of the fields of Moab; and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of the barley-harvest.

Deuteronomy 24:19

When thou reapest thy harvest in thy field, and forgettest a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not return to fetch it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hands.

1 Samuel 12:17

Is it not wheat-harvest to-day? I will call unto Jehovah, and he will send thunder and rain; and ye shall perceive and see that your wickedness is great which ye have done in the sight of Jehovah in asking for yourselves a king.

Agriculture » Foes of » Locusts

Exodus 10:4

For, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, I will to-morrow bring locusts into thy borders;

Leviticus 11:22

These shall ye eat of them: the arbeh after its kind, and the solam after its kind, and the hargol after its kind, and the hargab after its kind.

Deuteronomy 28:38

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it.

1 Kings 8:37

If there be famine in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blight, mildew, locust, caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their gates; whatever plague, whatever sickness there be:

Proverbs 30:27

the locusts have no king, yet they go forth all of them by bands;

Agriculture » Foes of » Barrenness of soil as a result of sin

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.

Leviticus 26:20

and your strength shall be spent in vain, and your land shall not yield its produce; and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.

Deuteronomy 11:17

and Jehovah's wrath kindle against you, and he shut up the heavens, that there be no rain, and that the ground yield not its produce, and ye perish quickly from off the good land which Jehovah is giving you.

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; should it sprout, it would yield no meal; if so be it yield, strangers shall swallow it up.

Agriculture » General references to

Leviticus 25:3

Six years shalt thou sow thy field, and six years shalt thou prune thy vineyard, and gather in the produce thereof,

Agriculture » Products of » Increase, natural from the land

Genesis 41:47

And in the seven years of plenty the land brought forth by handfuls.

Leviticus 26:4

then I will give your rain in the season thereof, and the land shall yield its produce, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit;

Deuteronomy 14:22

Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of thy seed, the produce of the field, year by year.

Deuteronomy 16:15

Seven days shalt thou hold a feast to Jehovah thy God in the place which Jehovah will choose; for Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all thy produce, and in all the work of thy hands, and thou shalt be wholly joyful.

More verses: Psalm 67:6 Ezekiel 36:30

Agriculture » Foes of » Grasshoppers

Leviticus 11:22

These shall ye eat of them: the arbeh after its kind, and the solam after its kind, and the hargol after its kind, and the hargab after its kind.

Numbers 13:33

and there have we seen giants the sons of Anak are of the giants and we were in our sight as grasshoppers, and so we were also in their sight.

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their cattle and their tents, coming like locusts for number; both they and their camels could not be counted; so that they wasted the land as they came in.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

they are also afraid of what is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond is despised, and the grasshopper is a burden, and the caper-berry is without effect; (for man goeth to his age-long home, and the mourners go about the streets;)

Isaiah 40:22

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a gauze curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

More verses: Nahum 3:17

Agriculture » Miscellaneous topics » Threshing floors

Genesis 50:10

And they came to the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan; and there they lamented with a great and very grievous lamentation; and he made a mourning for his father of seven days.

Judges 6:37

behold, I am laying a fleece of wool on the threshing floor; if there is dew on the fleece alone, and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that thou wilt deliver Israel by my hand, as thou hast said."

Ruth 3:2

And now, is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he is winnowing barley in the threshing-floor to-night.

2 Samuel 6:6

And when they came to Nachon's threshing-floor, Uzzah reached after the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen had stumbled.

2 Samuel 24:16

And the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it; but Jehovah repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed among the people, It is enough: withdraw now thine hand. And the angel of Jehovah was by the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 3:1

Agriculture » Foes of » Caterpillars

1 Kings 8:37

If there be famine in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blight, mildew, locust, caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their gates; whatever plague, whatever sickness there be:

Joel 1:4

that which the palmer-worm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.

Psalm 78:46

And he gave their increase unto the caterpillar, and their labour unto the locust;

Psalm 105:34

He spoke, and the locust came, and the cankerworm, even without number;

Jeremiah 51:27

Lift up a banner in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare nations against her; call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come up as the bristly caterpillars.

More verses: Joel 2:25

Agriculture » Operations in » Threshing

Ruth 3:2

And now, is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he is winnowing barley in the threshing-floor to-night.

Judges 6:11

Now the angel of the LORD came and sat under the oak at Ophrah, which belonged to Jo'ash the Abiez'rite, as his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the wine press, to hide it from the Mid'ianites.

1 Chronicles 21:20

And Ornan turned back and saw the angel; and his four sons with him hid themselves. Now Ornan was threshing wheat.

Isaiah 28:27

For the dill is not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart-wheel turned about upon the cummin; but dill is beaten out with a staff, and cummin with a rod.

1 Corinthians 9:9

For in the law of Moses it is written, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that is treading out corn. Is God occupied about the oxen,

Agriculture » Miscellaneous topics » Sickles

Deuteronomy 16:9

Seven weeks shalt thou count: from the beginning of putting the sickle into the corn shalt thou begin to count seven weeks.

Jeremiah 50:16

Cut off the sower from Babylon, and him that handleth the sickle in the time of harvest. For fear of the oppressing sword let them turn every one to his people, and let them flee every one to his own land.

Joel 3:13

Put in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe: come, get you down, for the press is full, the vats overflow; for their wickedness is great.

Mark 4:29

But when the fruit is produced, immediately he sends the sickle, for the harvest is come.

Revelation 14:14

And I saw, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud one sitting like the Son of man, having upon his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

Agriculture » Operations in » Plowing

1 Kings 19:19

And he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was ploughing with twelve yokes before him, and he with the twelfth; and Elijah went over to him, and cast his mantle on him.

Job 1:14

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses feeding beside them;

Luke 17:7

But which of you is there who, having a bondman ploughing or shepherding, when he comes in out of the field, will say, Come and lie down immediately to table?

1 Corinthians 9:10

or does he say it altogether for our sakes? For for our sakes it has been written, that the plougher should plough in hope, and he that treads out corn, in hope of partaking of it.

Agriculture » Miscellaneous topics » Barns

Proverbs 3:10

so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy vats shall overflow with new wine.

Haggai 2:19

Is the seed yet in the barn? yea, the vine, and the fig-tree, and the pomegranate, and the olive-tree have not brought forth: from this day will I bless you.

Luke 12:18

And he said, This will I do: I will take away my granaries and build greater, and there I will lay up all my produce and my good things;

Agriculture » Operations in » Gleaning

Leviticus 19:10

And thy vineyard shalt thou not glean, neither shalt thou gather what hath been left of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.

Leviticus 23:22

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not in thy harvest entirely reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest shalt thou not gather: thou shalt leave them unto the poor and to the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.

Ruth 2:2

And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me, I pray, go to the field and glean among the ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find favour. And she said to her, Go, my daughter.

Ruth 2:8

And Boaz said to Ruth, Hearest thou not, my daughter? Go not to glean in another field, neither go from here, but keep here with my maidens.

Ruth 2:23

So she kept with the maidens of Boaz to glean, until the end of the barley-harvest and of the wheat-harvest. And she dwelt with her mother-in-law.

Agriculture » Facts about

1 Samuel 13:19-21

Now there was no smith found throughout the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears. And all Israel went down to the Philistines, every man to get his ploughshare, and his hoe, and his axe, and his sickle sharpened, when the edges of the sickles, and the hoes, and the forks, and the axes were blunted; and to set the goads.

Isaiah 28:24-28

Doth the ploughman plough all day to sow? Is he all day opening and breaking the clods of his land? Doth he not, when he hath levelled the face thereof, cast abroad dill, and scatter cummin, and set the wheat in rows, and the barley in an appointed place, and the rye in its border? His God doth instruct him in his judgment, he doth teach him. read more.
For the dill is not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart-wheel turned about upon the cummin; but dill is beaten out with a staff, and cummin with a rod. Bread corn is crushed, because he will not ever be threshing it; and if he drove the wheels of his cart and his horses over it, he would not crush it.

Matthew 13:3-8

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow: and as he sowed, some grains fell along the way, and the birds came and devoured them; and others fell upon the rocky places where they had not much earth, and immediately they sprang up out of the ground because of not having any depth of earth, read more.
but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up; and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them; and others fell upon the good ground, and produced fruit, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.

2 Corinthians 9:6

But this is true, he that sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that sows in the spirit of blessing shall reap also in blessing:

More verses: Galatians 6:7

Agriculture » Foes of » Blasting of crops

Haggai 2:17

I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the work of your hands; and ye turned not to me, saith Jehovah.

1 Kings 8:37

If there be famine in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blight, mildew, locust, caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their gates; whatever plague, whatever sickness there be:

Deuteronomy 28:22

Jehovah will smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with burning ague, and with drought, and with blight, and with mildew, and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.

Amos 4:9

I have smitten you with blasting and mildew; the palmer-worm hath devoured the multitude of your gardens, and your vineyards, and your fig-trees and your olive-trees: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.

Agriculture » Operations in » Irrigation

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, whither thou enterest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs;

Ecclesiastes 2:5

I made me gardens and parks, and I planted trees in them of every kind of fruit;

Agriculture » Operations in » Reaping, laws concerning

Leviticus 19:9

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest thou shalt not gather.

Leviticus 23:10

Speak unto the children of Israel and say unto them, When ye come into the land that I give unto you, and ye reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the first-fruits of your harvest unto the priest.

Leviticus 25:5

That which springeth up from the scattered seed of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, and the grapes of thine undressed vines thou shalt not gather: a year of rest shall it be for the land.

Agriculture » Operations in » Sowing

Isaiah 32:20

Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters, that send forth the feet of the ox and the ass.

Matthew 13:3

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow:

Agriculture » Fruits blasted because of sin

Isaiah 7:23

And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silver pieces, shall become briars and thorns:

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and they reap thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and do not profit. Be ye therefore ashamed of your revenues, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

Joel 1:10-11

The field is laid waste, the land mourneth; for the corn is wasted, the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth. Be ashamed, ye husbandmen; howl, ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley: because the harvest of the field hath perished.

Agriculture » Operations in » Mowing

Psalm 72:6

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

Psalm 129:7

Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand, nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom;

Amos 7:1

Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

Agriculture » Foes of » Made difficult by sin

Genesis 3:17-18

And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

Genesis 5:29

And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.

Agriculture » Foes of » Palmerworm

Joel 1:4

that which the palmer-worm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.

Joel 2:25

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, my great army which I sent among you.

Amos 4:9

I have smitten you with blasting and mildew; the palmer-worm hath devoured the multitude of your gardens, and your vineyards, and your fig-trees and your olive-trees: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.

Agriculture » Operations in » Planting

Isaiah 44:14

When he heweth him down cedars, he taketh also a holm-oak and a terebinth he chooseth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth a pine, and the rain maketh it grow.

Agriculture » Operations in » Binding

Genesis 37:7

Behold, we were binding sheaves in the fields, and lo, my sheaf rose up, and remained standing; and behold, your sheaves came round about and bowed down to my sheaf.

Matthew 13:30

Suffer both to grow together unto the harvest, and in time of the harvest I will say to the harvestmen, Gather first the darnel, and bind it into bundles to burn it; but the wheat bring together into my granary.

Agriculture » Figurative » Parable » Of the sower

Matthew 13:3-8

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow: and as he sowed, some grains fell along the way, and the birds came and devoured them; and others fell upon the rocky places where they had not much earth, and immediately they sprang up out of the ground because of not having any depth of earth, read more.
but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up; and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them; and others fell upon the good ground, and produced fruit, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.

Matthew 13:19-23

From every one who hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the wicked one comes and catches away what was sown in his heart: this is he that is sown by the wayside. But he that is sown on the rocky places this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy, but has no root in himself, but is for a time only; and when tribulation or persecution happens on account of the word, he is immediately offended. read more.
And he that is sown among the thorns this is he who hears the word, and the anxious care of this life, and the deceit of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful. But he that is sown upon the good ground this is he who hears and understands the word, who bears fruit also, and produces, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.

Luke 8:5-15

The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the way, and it was trodden under foot, and the birds of the heaven devoured it up; and other fell upon the rock, and having sprung up, it was dried up because it had not moisture; and other fell in the midst of the thorns, and the thorns having sprung up with it choked it; read more.
and other fell into the good ground, and having sprung up bore fruit a hundredfold. As he said these things he cried, He that has ears to hear, let him hear. And his disciples asked him saying, What may this parable be? And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. But the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. But those by the wayside are those who hear; then comes the devil and takes away the word from their heart that they may not believe and be saved. But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away. But that that fell where the thorns were, these are they who having heard go away and are choked under cares and riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to perfection. But that in the good ground, these are they who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Agriculture » The first occupation of man

Agriculture » Operations in » Winnowing

Ruth 3:2

And now, is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he is winnowing barley in the threshing-floor to-night.

Matthew 3:12

whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Agriculture » Requires diligence

Proverbs 27:27

and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand; for thou knowest not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Agriculture » General references to » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:10

And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

Agriculture » General references to » David

1 Chronicles 27:26

And over them that worked in the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub.

Agriculture » Figurative » Parable » Of the tares

Matthew 13:24-30

Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field; but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel amongst the wheat, and went away. But when the blade shot up and produced fruit, then appeared the darnel also. read more.
And the bondmen of the householder came up and said to him, Sir, hast thou not sown good seed in thy field? whence then has it darnel? And he said to them, A man that is an enemy has done this. And the bondmen said to him, Wilt thou then that we should go and gather it up? But he said, No; lest in gathering the darnel ye should root up the wheat with it. Suffer both to grow together unto the harvest, and in time of the harvest I will say to the harvestmen, Gather first the darnel, and bind it into bundles to burn it; but the wheat bring together into my granary.

Matthew 13:36-43

Then, having dismissed the crowds, he went into the house; and his disciples came to him, saying, Expound to us the parable of the darnel of the field. But he answering said, He that sows the good seed is the Son of man, and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil one; read more.
and the enemy who has sowed it is the devil; and the harvest is the completion of the age, and the harvestmen are angels. As then the darnel is gathered and is burned in the fire, thus it shall be in the completion of the age. The Son of man shall send his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all offences, and those that practise lawlessness; and they shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth. Then the righteous shall shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He that has ears, let him hear.

Agriculture » God to be acknowledged in

Jeremiah 5:24

And they say not in their heart, Let us now fear Jehovah our God, that giveth rain, both the early and the latter, in its season; who preserveth unto us the appointed weeks of harvest.

Hosea 2:8

And she did not know that I had given her the corn and the new wine and the oil, and had multiplied to her the silver and gold, which they employed for Baal.

Agriculture » Divine institution of

Agriculture » General references to » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

And he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was ploughing with twelve yokes before him, and he with the twelfth; and Elijah went over to him, and cast his mantle on him.

Agriculture » General references to » Noah

Agriculture » Practiced by david

1 Chronicles 27:26-31

And over them that worked in the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub. And over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite; and over what was in the vineyards of stores of wine was Zabdi the Shiphmite: and over the olive-trees and the sycamore-trees that were in the lowland was Baal-hanan the Gederite; and over the cellars of oil was Joash. read more.
And over the herds that fed in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite; and over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai. And over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the asses was Jehdiah the Meronothite. And over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagarite. All these were comptrollers of the substance which was king David's.

Agriculture » Seedtime and harvest promised

Agriculture » General references to » Cain

Agriculture » General references to » The rich man

Luke 12:16

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

Agriculture » Operations in » Harrowing

Job 39:10

Canst thou bind the buffalo with his cord in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Agriculture » Figurative » Sowing wheat, but reaping thorns

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and they reap thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and do not profit. Be ye therefore ashamed of your revenues, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

Agriculture » Persons engaged in, called husbandmen

2 Chronicles 26:10

And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

Agriculture » Practiced by elisha

1 Kings 19:19

And he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was ploughing with twelve yokes before him, and he with the twelfth; and Elijah went over to him, and cast his mantle on him.

Agriculture » Practiced by uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:10

And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

Agriculture » Requires wisdom

Isaiah 28:26

His God doth instruct him in his judgment, he doth teach him.

Agriculture » Practiced by solomon

Ecclesiastes 2:4-6

I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards; I made me gardens and parks, and I planted trees in them of every kind of fruit; I made me ponds of water, to water therewith the wood, where the trees are reared.

Agriculture » Figurative » Fallow ground

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus saith Jehovah to the men of Judah and Jerusalem: Break up for you a fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.

Agriculture » Planters of vineyards, exempted from military service

Deuteronomy 20:6

And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not eaten of it? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.

Agriculture » Practiced by noah

Agriculture » Requires patience

Agriculture » Requires toil

Agriculture » Called laborers

Matthew 9:37

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest is great and the workmen are few;

Agriculture » Called tiller of the ground

Agriculture » Practiced by cain

Gilead » Agriculture

Numbers 32:1

And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had much cattle, a very great multitude; and they saw the land of Jaazer, and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for cattle.

1 Chronicles 5:9

and eastward he dwelt as far as the entrance to the wilderness from the river Euphrates; for their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.

Woman » Often engaged in » Agriculture

Ruth 2:8

And Boaz said to Ruth, Hearest thou not, my daughter? Go not to glean in another field, neither go from here, but keep here with my maidens.

Song of Songs 1:6

Look not upon me, because I am black; Because the sun hath looked upon me. My mother's children were angry with me: They made me keeper of the vineyards; Mine own vineyard have I not kept.

Topics on Agriculture

Agriculture, Effects Of Fall

1;3;17

And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Agriculture, Growth From God

19;65;9

Thou hast visited the earth, thou hast watered it; thou greatly enrichest it: the river of God is full of water; thou providest their corn, when thou hast so prepared it:

Agriculture, Qualities Needed

23;28;24-29

Doth the ploughman plough all day to sow? Is he all day opening and breaking the clods of his land?

Agriculture, Restrictions

5;5;21

Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.

Agriculture, Terms

1;37;7

Behold, we were binding sheaves in the fields, and lo, my sheaf rose up, and remained standing; and behold, your sheaves came round about and bowed down to my sheaf.

Agriculture, Used Figuratively

43;4;36-38

He that reaps receives wages and gathers fruit unto life eternal, that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together.

Laws About Agriculture

3;19;9

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest thou shalt not gather.

Parables Of Agriculture

40;13;3-9

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow: