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Theasaurus: Gardens

28 Bible Verses about Gardens

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Jeremiah 29:5

“Build houses and live in them. Plant gardens and eat their produce.

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 melodious song.

Genesis 3:3

But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God said, ‘You must not eat it or touch it, or you will die.’”

Isaiah 61:11

For as the earth produces its growth,
and as a garden enables what is sown to spring up,
so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise
to spring up before all the nations.

Genesis 2:16

And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree of the garden,

Ecclesiastes 2:5

I made gardens and parks for myself and planted every kind of fruit tree in them.

Isaiah 65:21

People will build houses and live in them;
they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Genesis 2:10

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

Jeremiah 29:28

For he has sent word to us in Babylon, claiming, “The exile will be long. Build houses and settle down. Plant gardens and eat their produce.”’”

Amos 9:14

I will restore the fortunes of My people Israel.
They will rebuild and occupy ruined cities,
plant vineyards and drink their wine,
make gardens and eat their produce.

Joshua 24:13

I gave you a land you did not labor for, and cities you did not build, though you live in them; you are eating from vineyards and olive groves you did not plant.’

John 19:41

There was a garden in the place where He was crucified. A new tomb was in the garden; no one had yet been placed in it.

Psalm 92:13

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

Song of Solomon 4:15

You are a garden spring,
a well of flowing water
streaming from Lebanon.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God.
Every kind of precious stone covered you:
carnelian, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire, turquoise and emerald.
Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold;
they were prepared on the day you were created.

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land you are entering to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated by hand as in a vegetable garden.

Genesis 4:16

Then Cain went out from the Lord’s presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of Hosts
is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah,
the plant He delighted in.
He looked for justice
but saw injustice,
for righteousness,
but heard cries of wretchedness.

Numbers 24:6

They stretch out like river valleys,
like gardens beside a stream,
like aloes the Lord has planted,
like cedars beside the water.

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2 Kings 21:18

Manasseh rested with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, the garden of Uzza. His son Amon became king in his place.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and his son Josiah became king in his place.

Gardens » Illustrative » Of the church

Song of Songs 5:1

M I have come to my garden—my sister, my bride.
I gather my myrrh with my spices.
I eat my honeycomb with my honey.
I drink my wine with my milk.N Eat, friends!
Drink, be intoxicated with love!

Song of Songs 6:2

W My love has gone down to his garden,
to beds of spice,
to feed in the gardens
and gather lilies.

Song of Songs 6:11

W I came down to the walnut grove
to see the blossoms of the valley,
to see if the vines were budding
and the pomegranates blooming.

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

Song of Songs 4:16

W Awaken, north wind—
come, south wind.
Blow on my garden,
and spread the fragrance of its spices.
Let my love come to his garden
and eat its choicest fruits.

Song of Songs 6:2

W My love has gone down to his garden,
to beds of spice,
to feed in the gardens
and gather lilies.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land you are entering to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated by hand as in a vegetable garden.

1 Kings 21:2

So Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, “Give me your vineyard so I can have it for a vegetable garden, since it is right next to my palace. I will give you a better vineyard in its place, or if you prefer, I will give you its value in silver.”

Gardens » Jews ordered to plant, in babylon

Jeremiah 29:5

“Build houses and live in them. Plant gardens and eat their produce.

Jeremiah 29:28

For he has sent word to us in Babylon, claiming, “The exile will be long. Build houses and settle down. Plant gardens and eat their produce.”’”

Gardens » Often used for » Burial places

2 Kings 21:18

Manasseh rested with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, the garden of Uzza. His son Amon became king in his place.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and his son Josiah became king in his place.

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

Jeremiah 31:12

They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion;
they will be radiant with joy
because of the Lord’s goodness,
because of the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil,
and because of the young of the flocks and herds.
Their life will be like an irrigated garden,
and they will no longer grow weak from hunger.

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 melodious song.

Ezekiel 36:35

Then they will say, ‘This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden. The cities that were once ruined, desolate, and destroyed are now fortified and inhabited.’

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

Gardens » Often used for » Idolatrous worship

Isaiah 65:3

These people continually provoke Me
to My face,
sacrificing in gardens,
burning incense on bricks,

Isaiah 1:29

Indeed, they will be ashamed of the sacred trees
you desired,
and you will be embarrassed because of the gardens
you have chosen.

Gardens » Of eden » Fertility of canaan like

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Joel 2:3

A fire destroys in front of them,
and behind them a flame devours.
The land in front of them
is like the Garden of Eden,
but behind them,
it is like a desert wasteland;
there is no escape from them.

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

Song of Songs 4:12

My sister, my bride, you are a locked garden—
a locked garden and a sealed spring.

Gardens » Often refreshed by fountains

Song of Songs 4:15

You are a garden spring,
a well of flowing water
streaming from Lebanon.

Gardens » Often enclosed

Song of Songs 4:12

My sister, my bride, you are a locked garden—
a locked garden and a sealed spring.

Gardens » Often used for » Entertainments

Song of Songs 5:1

M I have come to my garden—my sister, my bride.
I gather my myrrh with my spices.
I eat my honeycomb with my honey.
I drink my wine with my milk.N Eat, friends!
Drink, be intoxicated with love!

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Fruit trees

Ecclesiastes 2:5-6

I made gardens and parks for myself and planted every kind of fruit tree in them. I constructed reservoirs of water for myself from which to irrigate a grove of flourishing trees.

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

Genesis 3:23-24

So the Lord God sent him away from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken. He drove man out, and east of the garden of Eden He stationed cherubim with a flaming, whirling sword to guard the way to the tree of life.

Gardens » Of eden » Watered by a river

Genesis 2:10-14

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers. The name of the first is Pishon, which encircles the entire land of the Havilah, where there is gold. Gold from that land is pure; bdellium and onyx are also there. read more.
The name of the second river is Gihon, which encircles the entire land of Cush. The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Gardens » Of eden » Called the garden of the lord

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Gardens » Of eden » Called the garden of God

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God.
Every kind of precious stone covered you:
carnelian, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire, turquoise and emerald.
Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold;
they were prepared on the day you were created.

Gardens » Often made by the banks of rivers

Numbers 24:6

They stretch out like river valleys,
like gardens beside a stream,
like aloes the Lord has planted,
like cedars beside the water.

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

Isaiah 1:30

For you will become like an oak
whose leaves are withered,
and like a garden without water.

Gardens » Of eden » Had every tree good for food

Genesis 2:9

The Lord God caused to grow out of the ground every tree pleasing in appearance and good for food, including the tree of life in the middle of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Gardens » Of eden » Planted by the lord

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Cucumbers

Isaiah 1:8

Daughter Zion is abandoned
like a shelter in a vineyard,
like a shack in a cucumber field,
like a besieged city.

Gardens » Taken care of by gardeners

John 20:15

“Woman,” Jesus said to her, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, “Sir, if you’ve removed Him, tell me where you’ve put Him, and I will take Him away.”

Gardens » Lodges erected in

Isaiah 1:8

Daughter Zion is abandoned
like a shelter in a vineyard,
like a shack in a cucumber field,
like a besieged city.

Gardens » Often used for » Retirement

John 18:1

After Jesus had said these things, He went out with His disciples across the Kidron Valley, where there was a garden, and He and His disciples went into it.

Gardens » Blasting of, a punishment

Amos 4:9

I struck you with blight and mildew;
the locust devoured
your many gardens and vineyards,
your fig trees and olive trees,
yet you did not return to Me.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Hedges » Placed around » Gardens

Song of Songs 4:12

My sister, my bride, you are a locked garden—
a locked garden and a sealed spring.

Lamentations 2:6

?VavHe has done violence to His temple
as if it were a garden booth,
destroying His place of meeting.
The Lord has abolished
appointed festivals and Sabbaths in Zion.
He has despised king and priest
in His fierce anger.

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Gardens Attached To Palaces

12;21;18-26

Manasseh rested with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, the garden of Uzza. His son Amon became king in his place.

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