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28 Bible Verses about Gardens

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Jeremiah 29:5

Build yourselves houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Isaiah 51:3

For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places. And He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song or instrument of praise.

Genesis 2:8

And the Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden [delight]; and there He put the man whom He had formed (framed, constituted).

Genesis 3:3

Except the fruit from the tree which is in the middle of the garden. God has said, You shall not eat of it, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.

Isaiah 61:11

For as [surely as] the earth brings forth its shoots, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring forth, so [surely] the Lord God will cause rightness and justice and praise to spring forth before all the nations [through the self-fulfilling power of His word].

Genesis 2:16

And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, You may freely eat of every tree of the garden;

Genesis 3:24

So [God] drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep and guard the way to the tree of life.

Ecclesiastes 2:5

I made for myself gardens and orchards and I planted in them all kinds of fruit trees.

Isaiah 65:21

They shall build houses and inhabit them, and they shall plant vineyards and eat the fruit of them.

Genesis 2:10

Now a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four [river] heads.

Jeremiah 29:28

For he has sent to us in Babylon, saying, [This captivity of yours] is to be long; build houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Amos 9:14

And I will bring back the exiles of My people Israel, and they shall build the waste cities and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards and drink the wine from them; they shall also make gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Joshua 24:13

I have given you a land for which you did not labor and cities you did not build, and you dwell in them; you eat from vineyards and olive yards you did not plant.

John 19:41

Now there was a garden in the place where He was crucified, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever [yet] been laid.

Psalm 92:13

Planted in the house of the Lord, they shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Song of Solomon 4:15

You are a fountain [springing up] in a garden, a well of living waters, and flowing streams from Lebanon.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the carnelian, topaz, jasper, chrysolite, beryl, onyx, sapphire, carbuncle, and emerald; and your settings and your sockets and engravings were wrought in gold. On the day that you were created they were prepared.

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land which you go in to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you came out, where you sowed your seed and watered it with your foot laboriously as in a garden of vegetables.

Genesis 4:16

So Cain went away from the presence of the Lord and dwelt in the land of Nod [wandering], east of Eden.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah His pleasant planting [the plant of His delight]. And He looked for justice, but behold, [He saw] oppression and bloodshed; [He looked] for righteousness (for uprightness and right standing with God), but behold, [He heard] a cry [of oppression and distress]!

Numbers 24:6

As valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as [rare spice] of lignaloes which the Lord has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

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Burial » Places used for » Gardens

2 Kings 21:18

Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza. Josiah his son succeeded him.

Gardens » Illustrative » Of the church

Song of Songs 5:1

I have come into my garden, my sister, my [promised] bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my balsam and spice [from your sweet words I have gathered the richest perfumes and spices]. I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends [feast on, O revelers of the palace; you can never make my lover disloyal to me]! Drink, yes, drink abundantly of love, O precious one [for now I know you are mine, irrevocably mine! With his confident words still thrilling her heart, through the lattice she saw her shepherd turn away and disappear into the night].

Song of Songs 6:2

[She replied] My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.

Song of Songs 6:11

[The Shulammite replied] I went down into the nut orchard [one day] to look at the green plants of the valley, to see whether the grapevine had budded and the pomegranates were in flower.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Spices, &c

Song of Songs 4:16

[You have called me a garden, she said] Oh, I pray that the [cold] north wind and the [soft] south wind may blow upon my garden, that its spices may flow out [in abundance for you in whom my soul delights]. Let my beloved come into his garden and eat its choicest fruits.

Song of Songs 6:2

[She replied] My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land which you go in to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you came out, where you sowed your seed and watered it with your foot laboriously as in a garden of vegetables.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab said to Naboth, Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near my house. I will give you a better vineyard for it or, if you prefer, I will give you its worth in money.

Gardens » Jews ordered to plant, in babylon

Jeremiah 29:5

Build yourselves houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Jeremiah 29:28

For he has sent to us in Babylon, saying, [This captivity of yours] is to be long; build houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Gardens » Often used for » Burial places

2 Kings 21:18

Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza. Josiah his son succeeded him.

Gardens » Illustrative » (well watered,) of spiritual prosperity of the church

Jeremiah 31:12

They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion and shall flow together and be radiant with joy over the goodness of the Lord -- "for the corn, for the juice [of the grape], for the oil, and for the young of the flock and the herd. And their life shall be like a watered garden, and they shall not sorrow or languish any more at all.

Gardens » Of eden » The future state of the jews shall be like

Isaiah 51:3

For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places. And He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song or instrument of praise.

Ezekiel 36:35

And they shall say, This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden, and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited.

Gardens » Of eden » Man placed in, to dress and keep

Genesis 2:8

And the Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden [delight]; and there He put the man whom He had formed (framed, constituted).

Gardens » Often used for » Idolatrous worship

Isaiah 65:3

A people who provoke Me to My face continually, sacrificing [to idols] in gardens and burning incense upon bricks [instead of at God's prescribed altar];

Isaiah 1:29

For you will be ashamed [of the folly and degradation] of the oak or terebinth trees in which you found [idolatrous] pleasure, and you will blush with shame for the [idolatrous worship which you practice in the passion-inflaming] gardens which you have chosen.

Gardens » Of eden » Fertility of canaan like

Genesis 13:10

And Lot looked and saw that everywhere the Jordan Valley was well watered. Before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, [it was all] like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.

Joel 2:3

A fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burns; the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yes, and none has escaped [the ravages of the devouring hordes].

Gardens » Illustrative » (enclosed,) of the pleasantness, fruitfulness, and security of the church

Song of Songs 4:12

A garden enclosed and barred is my sister, my [promised] bride -- "a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Gardens » Often refreshed by fountains

Song of Songs 4:15

You are a fountain [springing up] in a garden, a well of living waters, and flowing streams from Lebanon.

Gardens » Often enclosed

Song of Songs 4:12

A garden enclosed and barred is my sister, my [promised] bride -- "a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Gardens » Often used for » Entertainments

Song of Songs 5:1

I have come into my garden, my sister, my [promised] bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my balsam and spice [from your sweet words I have gathered the richest perfumes and spices]. I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends [feast on, O revelers of the palace; you can never make my lover disloyal to me]! Drink, yes, drink abundantly of love, O precious one [for now I know you are mine, irrevocably mine! With his confident words still thrilling her heart, through the lattice she saw her shepherd turn away and disappear into the night].

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Fruit trees

Ecclesiastes 2:5-6

I made for myself gardens and orchards and I planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. I made for myself pools of water from which to water the forest and make the trees bud.

Gardens » Of eden » Man driven from, after the fall

Genesis 3:23-24

Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the Garden of Eden to till the ground from which he was taken. So [God] drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep and guard the way to the tree of life.

Gardens » Of eden » Watered by a river

Genesis 2:10-14

Now a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four [river] heads. The first is named Pishon; it is the one flowing around the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold. The gold of that land is of high quality; bdellium (pearl?) and onyx stone are there. read more.
The second river is named Gihon; it is the one flowing around the whole land of Cush. The third river is named Hiddekel [the Tigris]; it is the one flowing east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Gardens » Of eden » Called the garden of the lord

Genesis 13:10

And Lot looked and saw that everywhere the Jordan Valley was well watered. Before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, [it was all] like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.

Gardens » Of eden » Called the garden of God

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the carnelian, topaz, jasper, chrysolite, beryl, onyx, sapphire, carbuncle, and emerald; and your settings and your sockets and engravings were wrought in gold. On the day that you were created they were prepared.

Gardens » Often made by the banks of rivers

Numbers 24:6

As valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as [rare spice] of lignaloes which the Lord has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

Gardens » Illustrative » (when dried up,) of the wicked

Isaiah 1:30

For you shall be like an oak or terebinth whose leaf withers, and like a garden that has no water.

Gardens » Of eden » Had every tree good for food

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight or to be desired -- "good (suitable, pleasant) for food; the tree of life also in the center of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of [the difference between] good and evil and blessing and calamity.

Gardens » Of eden » Planted by the lord

Genesis 2:8

And the Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden [delight]; and there He put the man whom He had formed (framed, constituted).

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Cucumbers

Isaiah 1:8

And the Daughter of Zion [Jerusalem] is left like a [deserted] booth in a vineyard, like a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, like a besieged city [spared, but in the midst of desolation].

Gardens » Taken care of by gardeners

John 20:15

Jesus said to her, Woman, why are you crying [so]? For Whom are you looking? Supposing that it was the gardener, she replied, Sir, if you carried Him away from here, tell me where you have put Him and I will take Him away.

Gardens » Lodges erected in

Isaiah 1:8

And the Daughter of Zion [Jerusalem] is left like a [deserted] booth in a vineyard, like a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, like a besieged city [spared, but in the midst of desolation].

Gardens » Often used for » Retirement

John 18:1

Having said these things, Jesus went out with His disciples beyond (across) the winter torrent of the Kidron [in the ravine]. There was a garden there, which He and His disciples entered.

Gardens » Blasting of, a punishment

Amos 4:9

I smote you with blight [from the poisonous east wind] and with mildew; I laid waste the multitude of your gardens and your vineyards; your fig trees and your olive trees the palmerworm [a form of locust] devoured; yet you did not return to Me, says the Lord.

Hedges » Placed around » Gardens

Song of Songs 4:12

A garden enclosed and barred is my sister, my [promised] bride -- "a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Lamentations 2:6

And He has violently broken down His temple like a booth or hedge of a garden; He has destroyed the place of His appointed assembly. The Lord has caused the solemn appointed feasts and Sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion and has spurned and rejected in the indignation of His anger the king and the priest.

Topics on Gardens

Gardens Attached To Palaces

12;21;18-26

Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son reigned in his stead.