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Luke 12:27-28

Consider how the lilies grow. They don't work or spin yarn, but I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was clothed like one of them. Now if that's the way God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and thrown into an oven tomorrow, how much more will he clothe you you who have little faith?

Song of Solomon 2:1-2

I'm a flower from Sharon, a lily of the valleys. Like a lily among thorns, so is my darling among the young women.

Job 14:2

He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

Song of Solomon 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh.

Exodus 25:31-36

"You are to make a lamp stand of pure gold: the lamp stand and its base and stem shall be of hammered work, and its cups, calyxes, and flowers are to be of one piece with it. Six branches are to extend from its sides, three branches of the lamp stand from one side of it and three branches of the lamp stand from its other side. Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on the other branch, and so for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.read more.
"On the lamp stand itself there are to be four cups shaped like almond blossoms with their calyxes and flowers. A calyx is to be under the two branches that extend out of the stem; a calyx is to be under the next pair of branches that extend out of the stem; and a calyx is to be under the last pair of branches that extend out of the stem, and so for the six branches extending from the lamp stand. Their calyxes and their branches are to be of one piece with it; all of it is to be made of one piece of hammered work of pure gold.

Exodus 37:17-22

He made the lamp stand of pure gold. He made the lamp stand, its base, and stem of hammered work and its cups, calyxes, and flowers were of one piece with it. Six branches extended from its sides, three branches of the lamp stand from one side of it, and three branches of the lamp stand from its other side. Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on the other branch, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand. read more.
On the lamp stand itself there were four cups shaped like almond blossoms each with their calyxes and flowers. A calyx was under the two branches that extended out of the stem; a calyx was under the next pair of branches that extended out of the stem; and a calyx was under the last pair of branches that extended out of the stem, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand. Their calyxes and their branches were of one piece with it, all of it was of one piece of hammered work of pure gold.

1 Kings 6:18

Cedar carvings in the form of gourds and blooming flowers covered the entire interior of the Temple so that no stone could be seen.

1 Kings 6:29

Solomon also inlaid all the inner walls of the Temple both the inner and outer sanctuaries with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers.

2 Chronicles 4:4-5

The sea stood on top of twelve oxen, three of which faced to the north, three of which faced to the west, three of which faced to the south, and three of which faced toward the east. The sea was placed on top of the oxen, with all of their hindquarters turned inwards. It was a handbreadth thick, with its brim fashioned like the brim of a cup. Similar in shape to a lily blossom, it could hold 3,000 baths.

Isaiah 28:1-6

How terrible it will be for that arrogant garland the drunks of Ephraim! How terrible it will be for that fading flower of his glorious beauty, which sits on the heads of people bloated with food, of people overcome with wine! Look! The LORD has one who is mighty and strong, like a hailstorm and destructive tempest, like a storm of mighty, overflowing water and he will give rest to the land. With hands and feet, that proud garland those drunks of Ephraim will be trampled.read more.
And that fading flower, his glorious beauty, which sits on the heads of people bloated with food, will be like an early fig before summer whenever someone sees it, he swallows it as soon as it's in his hand. At that time, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will become a glorious crown, a beautiful diadem for the remnant of his people, and a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Isaiah 5:18-25

"How terrible it will be for those who parade iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin along as with a cart rope; who say: "Let God be quick, let him speed up his work so we may see it! Let it happen! let the plan of the Holy One of Israel draw near, so we may recognize it!'" "How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!"read more.
"How terrible it will be for those who are wise in their own opinion, and clever in their own reckoning! "How terrible it will be for those who are heroes at drinking wine, and champions in mixing strong drink, who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of justice!" Therefore, as flames of fire devour straw, as dry grass collapses in flames, so their root will be rotten, and their blossom will blow away like dust, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel. Therefore the anger of the LORD burned against his people, so he stretched out his hands against them and afflicted them. The mountains quaked, and their corpses were like refuse in the middle of the streets. Throughout all of this, his anger has not turned away, and his hands are still stretched out to attack.

1 Peter 1:24-25

For "All human life is like grass, and all its glory is like a flower in the grass. The grass dries up and the flower drops off, but the word of the Lord lasts forever." Now this word is the good news that was announced to you.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice says, "Cry out!" So I asked, "What am I to cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its loyalty is like the flowers of the field. Grass withers and flowers fade away when the LORD's breath blows on them; surely the people are like grass. Grass withers and flowers fade away, when the LORD's breath blows on them, but the word of our God will stand forever."

Job 14:1-2

Human beings born by women are short-lived and full of trouble. He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

Psalm 103:13-18

As a father has compassion for his children, so the LORD has compassion for those who fear him. For he knows how we were formed, aware that we were made from dust. A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers,read more.
but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was. Yet the LORD's gracious love remains throughout eternity for those who fear him and his righteous acts extend to their children's children, to those who keep his covenant and to those who remember to observe his precepts.

James 1:9-11

A brother of humble means should rejoice in his having been exalted, and a rich person in his having been humbled, because he will fade away like a wild flower. For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

Isaiah 18:5-6

For before the harvest, when the season of budding is over, and sour grapes ripen into mature grapes, he cuts off the shoots with pruning knives, clearing away the spreading branches as he lops them off. And they will all be left for birds of prey that live on the mountains and for wild animals. Birds of prey will pass the summer feeding on them, and all the wild animals will pass the winter feeding on them.

Matthew 6:28-30

And why do you worry about clothes? Consider the lilies in the field and how they grow. They don't work or spin yarn, but I tell you that not even Solomon in all of his splendor was clothed like one of them. Now if that is the way God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and thrown into an oven tomorrow, won't he clothe you much better you who have little faith?

Hosea 14:4-7

"I will correct their apostasy, loving them freely, since my anger will have turned away from them. I will be like the dew to Israel; Israel will blossom like a lily, growing roots like the cedars of Lebanon. Israel's branches will spread out, and its beauty will be like an olive tree, with its scent like that of Lebanon.read more.
Those who live under its protection will surely return. Their grain will flourish; they will blossom like a vine, and Israel's scent will be like wine from Lebanon.

Isaiah 35:1-2

"The desert and the dry land will rejoice; the desert will celebrate and blossom. Like crocuses, it will burst into bloom, and rejoice with gladness and shouts of joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, the splendor of Carmel and Sharon. They will see the glory of the LORD, the splendor of our God.

Psalm 103:15-16

A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers, but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was.

Isaiah 40:7

Grass withers and flowers fade away when the LORD's breath blows on them; surely the people are like grass.

Isaiah 28:1

How terrible it will be for that arrogant garland the drunks of Ephraim! How terrible it will be for that fading flower of his glorious beauty, which sits on the heads of people bloated with food, of people overcome with wine!

James 1:10-11

and a rich person in his having been humbled, because he will fade away like a wild flower. For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

Genesis 1:12

Vegetation sprouted all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed. And God saw that it was good.

From Thematic Bible


Flowers » Representations of, on the » Wood work of the temple

1 Kings 6:18

Cedar carvings in the form of gourds and blooming flowers covered the entire interior of the Temple so that no stone could be seen.

1 Kings 6:29

Solomon also inlaid all the inner walls of the Temple both the inner and outer sanctuaries with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers.

1 Kings 6:35

Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.

1 Kings 6:33

Solomon also provided four-sided doorposts made of cypress wood for the entrance to the outer sanctuary,

Flowers » Representations of, on the » Golden candlestick

Exodus 25:31

"You are to make a lamp stand of pure gold: the lamp stand and its base and stem shall be of hammered work, and its cups, calyxes, and flowers are to be of one piece with it.

Exodus 25:33

Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on the other branch, and so for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.

2 Chronicles 4:21

the pure gold ornaments in the shape of flowers, the lamps, and the tongs (all made of the purest gold),

Flowers » Representations of, on the » Sea of brass

1 Kings 7:26

The reservoir, which held about 2,000 baths, stood about a handbreadth thick, and its rim looked like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom.

2 Chronicles 4:5

It was a handbreadth thick, with its brim fashioned like the brim of a cup. Similar in shape to a lily blossom, it could hold 3,000 baths.

Flowers » Described as » Evanescent

Psalm 103:16

but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was.

Flowers » Mentioned in scripture » The lily

Hosea 14:5

I will be like the dew to Israel; Israel will blossom like a lily, growing roots like the cedars of Lebanon.

Flowers » Illustrative of » Shortness of man's life

Job 14:2

He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

Flowers » Cultivated in gardens

Song of Songs 6:2-3

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to graze his flock in the gardens and gather lilies. I belong to my beloved, and my beloved belongs to me. He is the one who grazes his flock among the lilies.

Flowers » Illustrative of » The graces of Christ

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh.

Flowers » Described as » Appear in spring

Song of Songs 2:12

Blossoms have appeared in the land. The season of songbirds has arrived, and cooing of turtledoves is heard in our land.

Flowers » Described as » Sweet

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh.

Flowers » Mentioned in scripture » The lily of the valley

Song of Songs 2:1

I'm a flower from Sharon, a lily of the valleys.

Flowers » Mentioned in scripture » The rose of sharon

Song of Songs 2:1

I'm a flower from Sharon, a lily of the valleys.

Flowers » Illustrative of » Rich men

James 1:10-11

and a rich person in his having been humbled, because he will fade away like a wild flower. For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

Flowers » Mentioned in scripture » Of the grass

Flowers » Illustrative of » Glory of man

Flowers » Described as » Beautiful

Flowers » Wild in fields

Flowers » Mentioned in scripture » The rose

Flowers » Illustrative of » Kingdom of israel

Isaiah 28:1

How terrible it will be for that arrogant garland the drunks of Ephraim! How terrible it will be for that fading flower of his glorious beauty, which sits on the heads of people bloated with food, of people overcome with wine!

Flowers » Garlands of, used in worship of idols

Acts 14:13

The priest of the temple of Zeus, which was just outside the city, brought bulls and garlands to the gates. He and the crowds wanted to offer sacrifices.

Lebanon » Celebrated for » Flowers

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea, and it evaporates; he dries up all the rivers. Bashan and Carmel wither, while the flowers of Lebanon languish.

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Carvings Of Flowers

2;25;31-36

"You are to make a lamp stand of pure gold: the lamp stand and its base and stem shall be of hammered work, and its cups, calyxes, and flowers are to be of one piece with it.

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