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17 Bible Verses about Farmers

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1 Kings 19:19

Elijah left there and found Elisha son of Shaphat as he was plowing. Twelve teams of oxen were in front of him, and he was with the twelfth team. Elijah walked by him and threw his mantle over him.

2 Chronicles 26:9

Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and the corner buttress, and he fortified them.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of a slacker
and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense. Thistles had come up everywhere,
weeds covered the ground,
and the stone wall was ruined. I saw, and took it to heart;
I looked, and received instruction:read more.
a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber,
your need, like a bandit.

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work. read more.
As it is written:He scattered;
He gave to the poor;
His righteousness endures forever. Now the One who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness. You will be enriched in every way for all generosity, which produces thanksgiving to God through us.

Luke 12:16-21

Then He told them a parable:“A rich man’s land was very productive. He thought to himself, ‘What should I do, since I don’t have anywhere to store my crops? I will do this,’ he said. ‘I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.read more.
Then I’ll say to myself, “You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself.”’ “But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared—whose will they be?’ “That’s how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

2 Kings 25:12

But the commander of the guards left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and farmers.

Amos 5:16

Therefore Yahweh, the God of Hosts, the Lord, says:There will be wailing in all the public squares;
they will cry out in anguish in all the streets.
The farmer will be called on to mourn,
and professional mourners to wail.

Amos 7:14

So Amos answered Amaziah, “I was not a prophet or the son of a prophet; rather, I was a herdsman, and I took care of sycamore figs.

Jeremiah 31:24

Judah and all its cities will live in it together—also farmers and those who move with the flocks—

Jeremiah 51:23

With you I will smash the shepherd and his flock;
with you I will smash the farmer and his ox-team.
With you I will smash governors and officials.

Matthew 22:5

“But they paid no attention and went away, one to his own farm, another to his business.

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