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35 Bible Verses about Agriculture

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Exodus 23:11

but the seventh year thou shalt leave it free and release it, that the poor of thy people may eat, and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard and with thy oliveyard.

Ecclesiastes 5:9

And there is higher authority in all of the things of the earth, but he who serves the field is king.

2 Chronicles 26:10

He also built towers in the desert and dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the low country and in the plains, husbandmen also and vine dressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.

Isaiah 28:26

For his God teaches him to know how to judge and instructs him.

Proverbs 13:23

In the fallow ground of the poor there is much bread, but it is lost for lack of judgment.

Leviticus 25:4

but the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath of rest, a sabbath unto the LORD: thou shalt neither sow thy field nor prune thy vineyard.

Leviticus 19:19

Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy animal join with a diverse kind for mixtures; thou shalt not sow thy field with mixture, neither shalt thou wear garments of a mixture of different things.

Malachi 2:3

Behold, I reprehend your seed and spread the dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemnities; and ye shall be removed with it.

Zechariah 8:12

For the seed of peace shall remain; the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her fruit, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all this.

Nehemiah 13:10

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

Jeremiah 35:6

But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever:

Haggai 1:9

Ye look for much and find little; and when ye lock it up at home, I shall blow upon it. Why? said the LORD of the hosts. Because my house is deserted, and ye run each one of you unto his own house.

Leviticus 23:7

The first day ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work therein.

Ezekiel 34:29

And I will raise up for them a plant by name, and they shall no longer be consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the shame of the Gentiles any longer.

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes forth from the LORD of the hosts to make his counsel wonderful, and to increase wisdom.

Genesis 5:29

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

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the pastors 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 the harvest of the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field, and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.

Zechariah 13:5

but he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a husbandman of the land; for I learned this from man from my youth.

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Agriculture » General references to » Called husbandmen

Jeremiah 31:24

And Judah shall dwell in her, and also in all her cities, husbandmen, and those that go forth with flocks.

Jeremiah 51:23

I will also break in pieces with thee the shepherd and his flock; and with thee I will break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee I will break in pieces dukes and princes.

Amos 5:16

Therefore the LORD, the God of the hosts, the Lord, said this: Wailing shall be in all streets, and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

Zechariah 13:5

but he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a husbandman of the land; for I learned this from man from my youth.

Agriculture » Products of » Barley

Exodus 9:31

The flax, therefore, and the barley were smitten, for the barley was headed out, and the flax was in stalk.

Numbers 5:15

then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a present of jealousy, a present of remembrance, which brings iniquity to memory.

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 barley harvest.

1 Kings 4:28

They also brought barley and straw for the horses and beasts of burden unto the place where he was, each one according to his charge.

2 Kings 4:42

Then a man came from Baalshalisha, who brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of wheat in the head. And he said, Give unto the people that they may eat.

Agriculture » Products of » Grain

Genesis 41:49

And Joseph gathered wheat as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.

Numbers 18:27

And ye shall count your offering as though it were the grain of the threshingfloor and as the fullness of the winepress.

Joshua 5:11

And they ate of the fruit of the land, unleavened cakes, on the next day after the passover and parched new ears of grain in the same day.

Psalm 65:9

Thou dost visit the earth, and when thou hast caused it to want, thou dost greatly enrich it with the river of God, which is full of water; thou dost prepare their grain, according to thy will.

Psalm 72:16

There shall be planted a handful of grain in the earth upon the tops of the mountains; its fruit shall thunder like Lebanon; and out of the city they shall blossom like the grass 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 barley harvest.

Deuteronomy 24:19

When thou doest reap thy harvest in thy field and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to bring it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, or for the widow, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.

1 Samuel 12:17

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

Agriculture » Foes of » Locusts

Exodus 10:4

For if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, tomorrow I will bring the locusts into thy borders,

Leviticus 11:22

these of them ye may eat: the locust according to his species and the bald locust according to his species and the beetle according to his species and the grasshopper according to his species.

Deuteronomy 28:38

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

1 Kings 8:37

When there is famine in the land or pestilence or blasting or mildew or locusts or caterpillars, if their enemy besieges them in the land of their gates, whatever plague, whatever sickness there is,

Proverbs 30:27

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

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

Genesis 4:12

when thou tillest the ground, from now on it shall not yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

Leviticus 26:20

And your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.

Deuteronomy 11:17

and then the LORD's wrath be kindled against you and he shut up the heavens, that there be no rain and that the land yield not her fruit, and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the LORD gives you.

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind; they shall have no harvest; the fruit shall yield no meal: if so be it yields, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Agriculture » General references to

Leviticus 25:3

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

Agriculture » Products of » Increase, natural from the land

Genesis 41:47

And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls.

Leviticus 26:4

then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.

Deuteronomy 14:22

Thou shalt without fail tithe all the increase of thy seed that thy field brings forth each year.

Deuteronomy 16:15

Seven days shalt thou celebrate a solemn feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose; because the LORD thy God shall have blessed thee in all thy fruits and in all the works of thine hands, therefore, thou shalt truly be glad.

More verses: Psalm 67:6 Ezekiel 36:30

Agriculture » Foes of » Grasshoppers

Leviticus 11:22

these of them ye may eat: the locust according to his species and the bald locust according to his species and the beetle according to his species and the grasshopper according to his species.

Numbers 13:33

And there we saw giants, the sons of Anak, of the race of the giants; and we were in our own sight as locusts, and so we were in their sight.

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents in a great multitude like locusts, for there was no number in them nor in their camels, and they would enter into the land destroying it.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

when they shall also be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and appetite shall fail: because man goes to the home of his age, and the mourners shall go about the streets;

Isaiah 40:22

He is seated upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; he stretches out the heavens as a curtain and spreads 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 threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation; and Joseph made a mourning for his father seven days.

Judges 6:37

Behold, I will put a fleece of wool in the threshing floor; and if the dew is on the fleece only and it is dry upon all the earth beside it, then I shall know that thou wilt save 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 winnows barley tonight in the threshing floor.

2 Samuel 6:6

And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen shook it.

2 Samuel 24:16

And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD himself repented of that evil and said to the angel that was destroying the people, It is enough; stay now thy hand. And the angel of the LORD was by the threshingfloor of Araunah, the Jebusite.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 3:1

Agriculture » Foes of » Caterpillars

1 Kings 8:37

When there is famine in the land or pestilence or blasting or mildew or locusts or caterpillars, if their enemy besieges them in the land of their gates, whatever plague, whatever sickness there is,

Joel 1:4

That which the palmerworm has left the locust has eaten; and that which the locust has left the cankerworm has eaten; and that which the cankerworm has left the caterpillar has eaten.

Psalm 78:46

He gave also their fruits unto the caterpillar and their works unto the locust.

Psalm 105:34

He spoke, and the locusts came and caterpillars without number,

Jeremiah 51:27

Set ye up a banner in the land, blow the shofar among the Gentiles, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come up as raised up locusts.

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 winnows barley tonight in the threshing floor.

Judges 6:11

And the angel of the LORD came and sat under the oak which was in Ophrah that pertained unto Joash, the Abiezrite, and his son Gideon threshed wheat in the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.

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

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treads out the grain. Does God take care for oxen?

Agriculture » Miscellaneous topics » Sickles

Deuteronomy 16:9

Seven weeks shalt thou number unto thee; begin to number the seven weeks from such time as thou shalt begin to put the sickle to the grain.

Jeremiah 50:16

Cut off the sower from Babylon and him that handles the sickle in the time of harvest; for fear of the oppressing sword they shall turn each one to his people, and they shall flee each one to his own land.

Joel 3:13

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

Mark 4:29

But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he puts in the sickle because the harvest is come.

Revelation 14:14

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

Agriculture » Operations in » Plowing

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there and found Elisha, the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed by him and cast his mantle upon him.

Job 1:14

and a messenger came unto Job and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them;

Luke 17:7

But which of you, having a slave plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by when he is come from the field, Go and sit down at the table?

1 Corinthians 9:10

Or does he say it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that plows should plow in hope, and that he that threshes in hope should be partaker of his hope.

Agriculture » Miscellaneous topics » Barns

Proverbs 3:10

So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

Haggai 2:19

Is not the seed yet in the barn? Not even the vine, nor the fig tree, nor the pomegranate, nor the olive tree, has blossomed yet, but from this day will I bless you.

Luke 12:18

And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my storehouses and build greater, and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.

Agriculture » Operations in » Gleaning

Leviticus 19:10

And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather the fallen grapes of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and the stranger. I AM your God.

Leviticus 23:22

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest; thou shalt leave them for the poor and for the stranger. I AM your God.

Ruth 2:2

And Ruth, the Moabitess, said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field and glean ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter.

Ruth 2:8

Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hear, my daughter, do not glean in another field, nor leave here; thou shalt cleave to my maidens.

Ruth 2:23

So she kept close by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest and dwelt with her mother-in-law.

Agriculture » Facts about

1 Samuel 13:19-21

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had said, Lest peradventure the Hebrews make swords or spears. But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines to sharpen each man his share and his coulter and his axe and his mattock and when they had nicks in the mattocks and the coulters and the forks and the axes, or to fix a goad.

Isaiah 28:24-28

Does the plowman plow all day to sow? does he open and break the clods of his ground? When he has levelled the face thereof, does he not cast abroad the fitches and scatter the cummin and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley and the rye in their place? For his God teaches him to know how to judge and instructs him. read more.
For the fitches are not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned about upon the cummin; but the fitches are beaten out with a staff and the cummin with a rod. Grain is thrashed to make bread; but he will not ever be threshing it, nor shall he grind it with the wheel of his cart, nor crush it with the teeth of his thrashing instrument.

Matthew 13:3-8

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow; and when he sowed, some of the seed fell beside the way, and the fowls came and devoured them up. Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth; and forthwith they sprang up because they had no deepness of earth; read more.
and when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up and choked them. But some fell into good ground and brought forth fruit: one a hundredfold and another sixtyfold and another thirtyfold.

2 Corinthians 9:6

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings.

More verses: Galatians 6:7

Agriculture » Foes of » Blasting of crops

Haggai 2:17

I smote you with the east wind and with mildew and with hail in all the labours of your hands, yet ye did not turn to me, said the LORD.

1 Kings 8:37

When there is famine in the land or pestilence or blasting or mildew or locusts or caterpillars, if their enemy besieges them in the land of their gates, whatever plague, whatever sickness there is,

Deuteronomy 28:22

The LORD shall smite thee with a consumption and with a fever and with an inflammation and with an extreme burning and with the sword and with blight and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.

Amos 4:9

I have smitten you with the east wind and with the caterpillar; your many gardens and your vineyards and your fig trees and your olive trees were devoured by the locust; yet ye have never returned unto me, said the LORD.

Agriculture » Operations in » Irrigation

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which thou goest to inherit it, is not as the land of Egypt, from which ye came out, where thou didst sow thy seed and water it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs.

Ecclesiastes 2:5

I made myself gardens and orchards, and I planted trees in them of all kind of fruits;

Agriculture » Operations in » Reaping, laws concerning

Leviticus 19:9

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not completely reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.

Leviticus 23:10

Speak unto the sons of Israel and say unto them, When ye have entered into the land which I give unto you and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest unto the priest;

Leviticus 25:5

That which grows of its own accord in thy land that was harvested, thou shalt not reap; neither fence in the grapes of thy consecrated vine; for it is a year of rest unto the land.

Agriculture » Operations in » Sowing

Isaiah 32:20

Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, ye that plow with the ox and with the ass.

Matthew 13:3

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow;

Agriculture » Fruits blasted because of sin

Isaiah 7:23

And it shall come to pass in that day that in the place where there were a thousand vines that were worth a thousand shekels of silver, it shall even be for the briers and for the thorns.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown bread, but shall reap thorns; they had the heritage, but they did not profit; and they shall be ashamed because of your fruits, by the fierce anger of the LORD.

Joel 1:10-11

The field was destroyed, the land mourns; for the wheat was destroyed; the new wine was dried up, the oil perished. Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is lost.

Agriculture » Operations in » Mowing

Psalm 72:6

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass as the dew that waters the earth.

Psalm 129:7

with which the reaper does not fill his hand nor he that binds sheaves his bosom.

Amos 7:1

Thus hath the Lord GOD showed unto me, and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter hay; and, behold that the latter hay grew after the king's reapings.

Agriculture » Foes of » Made difficult by sin

Genesis 3:17-18

And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the grass of the field;

Genesis 5:29

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

Agriculture » Foes of » Palmerworm

Joel 1:4

That which the palmerworm has left the locust has eaten; and that which the locust has left the cankerworm has eaten; and that which the cankerworm has left the caterpillar has eaten.

Joel 2:25

And I will restore to you the years that the caterpillar has eaten, the locust, and the cankerworm, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

Amos 4:9

I have smitten you with the east wind and with the caterpillar; your many gardens and your vineyards and your fig trees and your olive trees were devoured by the locust; yet ye have never returned unto me, said the LORD.

Agriculture » Operations in » Planting

Isaiah 44:14

He shall hew down cedars and take the cypress and the oak, and he shall strengthen himself with the trees of the forest; he shall plant a fir tree, which shall be nourished with the rain.

Agriculture » Operations in » Binding

Genesis 37:7

For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about and made obeisance to my sheaf.

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest, and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my barn.

Agriculture » Figurative » Parable » Of the sower

Matthew 13:3-8

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow; and when he sowed, some of the seed fell beside the way, and the fowls came and devoured them up. Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth; and forthwith they sprang up because they had no deepness of earth; read more.
and when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up and choked them. But some fell into good ground and brought forth fruit: one a hundredfold and another sixtyfold and another thirtyfold.

Matthew 13:19-23

When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, then the wicked one comes and catches away that which was sown in his heart. This is he who was planted beside the way. But he that was planted in stony places, the same is he that hears the word and receives it immediately with joy; yet he has no root in himself but is temporal, for when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, by and by he is offended. read more.
And he that was planted among the thorns is he that hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful. But he that was planted in good ground is he that hears the word and understands it and who also bears the fruit and brings forth: one a hundredfold and another sixty and another thirty.

Luke 8:5-15

A sower went out to sow his seed, and as he sowed, some fell along the way, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And some fell upon the rock, and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away because it lacked moisture. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it. read more.
And some fell on good ground and sprang up and bore fruit a hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that has ears to hear, let him hear. And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be? And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand. Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. Those along the way are those that hear; then comes the devil and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. Those on the rock are those that when they hear, receive the word with joy, but these have no root, who for a while believe and in time of temptation fall away. And that which fell among thorns are those who when they have heard go forth and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life and bring no fruit to perfection. But that on the good ground are those 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 winnows barley tonight in the threshing floor.

Matthew 3:12

whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.

Agriculture » Requires diligence

Proverbs 27:27

And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance of thy maidens.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

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

Agriculture » General references to » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:10

He also built towers in the desert and dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the low country and in the plains, husbandmen also and vine dressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.

Agriculture » General references to » David

1 Chronicles 27:26

and over those that did the work of the tillage of the ground in the fields was Ezri the son of Chelub;

Agriculture » Figurative » Parable » Of the tares

Matthew 13:24-30

He put forth another parable unto them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens is likened unto a man who sows good seed in his field But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went away. But when the blade was sprung up and brought forth fruit, then the tares appeared also. read more.
So the slaves of the husband of the house came and said unto him, Lord, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? From where then does it have tares? He said unto them, The enemy, a man, has done this. The slaves said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? But he said, No, lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. Let both grow together until the harvest, and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my barn.

Matthew 13:36-43

Then Jesus sent the multitude away and went into the house, and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field. He answered and said unto them, He that sows the good seed is the Son of man; the field is the world; the good seed are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of the wicked; read more.
and the enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels. As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire, so shall it be in the end of this age. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend and those who do iniquity and shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Agriculture » God to be acknowledged in

Jeremiah 5:24

Neither do they say in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God that gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; he shall keep us with the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Hosea 2:8

For she did not recognize that I gave her the wheat and the wine and the oil and multiplied unto them the silver and the gold, with which they made Baal.

Agriculture » Divine institution of

Agriculture » General references to » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there and found Elisha, the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed by him and cast his mantle upon him.

Agriculture » General references to » Noah

Agriculture » Practiced by david

1 Chronicles 27:26-31

and over those that did the work of the tillage of the ground in the fields was Ezri the son of Chelub; and over the vineyards was Shimei, the Ramathite; over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi, the Shiphmite; and over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that were in the low plains was Baalhanan, the Gederite; and over the cellars of oil, Joash; read more.
and over the cows that fed in Sharon was Shitrai, the Sharonite; and over the cows that were in the valleys was Shaphat, the son of Adlai; over the camels, Obil, the Ishmaelite; and over the asses, Jehdeiah, the Meronothite; and over the sheep was Jaziz, the Hagerite. All these were the princes 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 unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully;

Agriculture » Operations in » Harrowing

Job 39:10

Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? Will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Agriculture » Figurative » Sowing wheat, but reaping thorns

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown bread, but shall reap thorns; they had the heritage, but they did not profit; and they shall be ashamed because of your fruits, by the fierce anger of the LORD.

Agriculture » Persons engaged in, called husbandmen

2 Chronicles 26:10

He also built towers in the desert and dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the low country and in the plains, husbandmen also and vine dressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.

Agriculture » Practiced by elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there and found Elisha, the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed by him and cast his mantle upon him.

Agriculture » Practiced by uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:10

He also built towers in the desert and dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the low country and in the plains, husbandmen also and vine dressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.

Agriculture » Requires wisdom

Isaiah 28:26

For his God teaches him to know how to judge and instructs him.

Agriculture » Practiced by solomon

Ecclesiastes 2:4-6

I made myself great works; I built myself houses; I planted myself vineyards; I made myself gardens and orchards, and I planted trees in them of all kind of fruits; I made myself pools of water, to water with them the forest that brings forth trees;

Agriculture » Figurative » Fallow ground

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus has the LORD said to every man of Judah and of Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and do not sow among thorns.

Agriculture » Planters of vineyards, exempted from military service

Deuteronomy 20:6

And who has planted a vineyard and has not yet eaten of it? Let him also go and return unto his house lest peradventure 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 he said unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;

Agriculture » Called tiller of the ground

Agriculture » Practiced by cain

Gilead » Agriculture

Numbers 32:1

Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had a very great multitude of livestock, and when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, it seemed unto them that the place was a place for livestock.

1 Chronicles 5:9

And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their livestock were multiplied in the land of Gilead.

Woman » Often engaged in » Agriculture

Ruth 2:8

Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hear, my daughter, do not glean in another field, nor leave here; thou shalt cleave to my maidens.

Song of Songs 1:6

Do not look upon me because I am dark because the sun has looked upon me; my mother's sons were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards, but I have not kept my own vineyard.

Topics on Agriculture

Agriculture, Growth From God

Psalm 65:9

Thou dost visit the earth, and when thou hast caused it to want, thou dost greatly enrich it with the river of God, which is full of water; thou dost prepare their grain, according to thy will.

Agriculture, Qualities Needed

Isaiah 28:24-29

Does the plowman plow all day to sow? does he open and break the clods of his ground?

Agriculture, Restrictions

Deuteronomy 5:21

Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field or his manslave or his maidslave, his ox or his ass or any thing that is thy neighbour's.

Agriculture, Terms

Genesis 37:7

For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about and made obeisance to my sheaf.

Agriculture, Used Figuratively

John 4:36-38

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

Laws About Agriculture

Leviticus 19:9

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not completely reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.

Parables Of Agriculture

Matthew 13:3-9

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow;