2 Timothy 2:6
Furthermore, it is the hard working farmer who should have the first share of the crops.
So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious crop from his land, being patient with it until it receives the fall and the spring rains.
But when the grain is ripe, he immediately starts cutting with his sickle because the harvest time has come."
Then he told them a parable. He said, "The land of a certain rich man produced good crops.
Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."
I also learned that the allotments for the descendants of Levi had not been distributed. As a result, the descendants of Levi and singers who were responsible for the service had each left to go back to their fields.
"Blessed will you be in the city and blessed will you be in the country.
At the right time, he sent a servant to the farmers to collect from them a share of the produce from the vineyard.
People will build houses and live in them; They'll plant vineyards and eat their fruit.
He was also saying, "The kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seeds on the ground.
But the seventh year is to be a Sabbath of rest for the land a Sabbath for the LORD. You are not to plant your field or prune your vineyard.
I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person.
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vintner.
Now when the owner of the vineyard returns, what will he do to those farmers?"
2 Corinthians 9:10
Now he who supplies seed to the farmer and bread to eat will also supply you with seed and multiply it and enlarge the harvest that results from your righteousness.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's co-workers. You are God's farmland and God's building.
Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to plant and farm a vineyard.
"He will say, "I am no mere prophet. A servant of mankind am I, because a man dedicated to this have I been from my youth.'
"You are to sow your land and gather its crops for six years,
You will again plant vineyards on the hills of Samaria where planters had planted and defiled the fruit.
Then he began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and went abroad for a long time.
"Don't plant two kinds of seeds in your vineyard. Otherwise, the entire crop will have to be forfeited, both the seed that you have sown and the produce from it.
However, if it continues to produce thorns and thistles, it is worthless and in danger of being cursed, and in the end will be burned.
He sleeps and gets up night and day while the seeds sprout and grow, although he doesn't know how
Does he who plows for sowing plow all the time? Does he keep on breaking up and harrowing his field?
but you are to let it rest the seventh year, leaving it unplanted. The poor of your people may eat from it, and the wild animals may eat what they leave. You are to do the same with your vineyards and olive groves.
His God instructs him regarding the correct way, directing him how to plant.
Whenever the Israelis sowed their crops, the Midianites, the Amalekites, and certain groups from the east would come up and invade them.
For this is what the LORD says to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, "Break up your unplowed ground, and don't sow among thorns.
Those who were hired at five o'clock came, and each received a denarius.
Whoever keeps staring at the wind won't sow; whoever daydreams won't reap.
And she did it again, giving birth to his brother Abel. Abel shepherded flocks and Cain became a farmer.
Amos replied in answer to Amaziah, "I am no prophet, nor am I a prophet's son, for I have been shepherding and picking the fruit of sycamore trees.
It must be ground; one cannot keep threshing it forever. Even if he drives his cart and horses over it, he cannot crush it.
"The land is not to be sold with any finality, because the land belongs to me. You're sojourners and travelers with me.
Others fell on stony ground, and as soon as they came up, they dried up because they had no moisture.
Now Abram had become quite wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.
Then he began to tell them many things in parables. He said, "Listen! A farmer went out to sow.
The city workers who cultivate it are to come from all the tribes of Israel.
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the Garden of Eden in order to have him work it and guard it.
At that time, two people will be in the field. One will be taken, and one will be left behind.
2 Chronicles 26:10
He also built watchtowers in the wilderness and had many cisterns hewed out, since he also possessed large herds, both in the Shephelah and in the midland plains. He had many farmers and vinedressers throughout the hills and fertile lands because he loved farming.
Isaac received a 100-fold return on what he planted that year in the land he received, because the LORD blessed him.
A lazy person doesn't plow in the proper season; he looks for a harvest, but there is nothing.
1 Kings 19:21
So Elisha turned back, took the pair of oxen, sacrificed them, boiled their flesh using the farm implements for fuel, and gave the food to the people with him. Then he got up, followed Elijah, and became his servant.
Whenever you work the ground, it will no longer yield its produce to you, and you'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive."
therefore the LORD God expelled the man from the garden of Eden so he would work the ground from which he had been taken.