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27 Bible Verses about Herbs

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Genesis 1:29

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb producing seed that is on the whole earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree producing seed: it shall be food for you;

Genesis 1:11

And God said, Let the earth cause grass to spring up, herb producing seed, fruit-trees yielding fruit after their kind, the seed of which is in them, on the earth. And it was so.

Psalm 104:14

He maketh the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; bringing forth bread out of the earth,

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth grass, herb producing seed after its kind, and trees yielding fruit, the seed of which is in them, after their kind. And God saw that it was good.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of its street, and of the river, on this side and on that side, the tree of life, producing twelve fruits, in each month yielding its fruit; and the leaves of the tree for healing of the nations.

Matthew 13:32

which is less indeed than all seeds, but when it is grown is greater than herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of heaven come and roost in its branches.

Genesis 3:18

and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

Genesis 1:30

and to every animal of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to everything that creepeth on the earth, in which is a living soul, every green herb for food. And it was so.

Exodus 12:8

And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; with bitter herbs shall they eat it.

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, whither thou enterest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs;

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as rain, My speech flow down as dew, As small rain upon the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus hath Jehovah said unto me: I will take my rest, and I will observe from my dwelling-place like clear heat upon herbs, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.

Hebrews 6:7

For ground which drinks the rain which comes often upon it, and produces useful herbs for those for whose sakes also it is tilled, partakes of blessing from God;

Lamentations 3:15

He hath sated me with bitterness, he hath made me drunk with wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it his lap full of wild colocynths, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they did not know them.

Genesis 2:5

and every shrub of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew; for Jehovah Elohim had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground.

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river, upon its bank, on the one side and on the other, shall grow all trees for food, whose leaf shall not fade, nor their fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, for its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and the fruit thereof shall be for food, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of all the fields wither? Because of the wickedness of them that dwell therein, the beasts and the birds perish; for they say, He will not see our end.

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Hebrews 6:7

For ground which drinks the rain which comes often upon it, and produces useful herbs for those for whose sakes also it is tilled, partakes of blessing from God;

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For ground which drinks the rain which comes often upon it, and produces useful herbs for those for whose sakes also it is tilled, partakes of blessing from God;

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, whither thou enterest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs;

1 Kings 21:2

And Ahab spoke to Naboth saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, for it is near, by the side of my house; and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; if it seem good to thee, I will give thee its value in money.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes yield fragrance; And at our gates are all choice fruits, new and old: I have laid them up for thee, my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

And Reuben went out in the days of wheat-harvest, and found mandrakes in the fields; and he brought them to his mother Leah. And Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, whither thou enterest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs;

1 Kings 21:2

And Ahab spoke to Naboth saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, for it is near, by the side of my house; and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; if it seem good to thee, I will give thee its value in money.

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as rain, My speech flow down as dew, As small rain upon the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.

Job 38:26-27

To cause it to rain on the earth, where no one is; on the wilderness wherein there is not a man; To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the sprout of the grass to spring forth?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

And he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but he shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited.

Jeremiah 48:6

Flee, save your lives, and be like a shrub in the wilderness.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

For the dill is not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart-wheel turned about upon the cummin; but dill is beaten out with a staff, and cummin with a rod.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley were smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

2 Samuel 14:30

Then he said to his servants, See, Joab's allotment is near mine and he has barley there: go and set it on fire. And Absalom's servants set the allotment on fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and they reap thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and do not profit. Be ye therefore ashamed of your revenues, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not smitten; for they were not come out into ear.

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For ground which drinks the rain which comes often upon it, and produces useful herbs for those for whose sakes also it is tilled, partakes of blessing from God;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For the dill is not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart-wheel turned about upon the cummin; but dill is beaten out with a staff, and cummin with a rod.

Isaiah 28:25

Doth he not, when he hath levelled the face thereof, cast abroad dill, and scatter cummin, and set the wheat in rows, and the barley in an appointed place, and the rye in its border?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

And he spoke of the trees, from the cedar-tree that is on Lebanon even to the hyssop that springs out of the wall; he spoke also of cattle, and of fowls, and of creeping things, and of fishes.

Exodus 12:22

And take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and smear the lintel and the two door-posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up over the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land all that the hail hath left.

Exodus 10:15

And they covered the face of the whole land, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left; and there remained not any green thing on the trees, and in the herbs of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

And their inhabitants were powerless, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the growing grass, and as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

And God said, Let the earth cause grass to spring up, herb producing seed, fruit-trees yielding fruit after their kind, the seed of which is in them, on the earth. And it was so.

Genesis 2:5

and every shrub of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew; for Jehovah Elohim had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground.

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; with bitter herbs shall they eat it.

Numbers 9:11

In the second month, on the fourteenth day, between the two evenings, shall they hold it; with unleavened bread and bitter herbs shall they eat it.

Herbs » Given as food to man

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cucumber

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Isaiah 1:8

And the daughter of Zion is left, as a booth in a vineyard, as a night-lodge in a cucumber-garden, as a besieged city.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of reeds, and plastered it with resin and with pitch, and put the child in it, and laid it in the sedge on the bank of the river.

Isaiah 58:5

Is such the fast that I have chosen, a day for a man to afflict his soul, that he should bow down his head as a bulrush, and spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Wilt thou call this a fast, and a day acceptable to Jehovah?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

Lo, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking early for the prey: the wilderness yieldeth them food for their children.

Jeremiah 17:6

And he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but he shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

He maketh the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; bringing forth bread out of the earth,

Job 38:27

To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the sprout of the grass to spring forth?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

and the rivers shall stink, and the streams of Egypt shall be diminished and drain away: the reeds and sedges shall wither.

Job 40:21

He lieth under lotus-bushes, in the covert of the reed and fen:

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of reeds, and plastered it with resin and with pitch, and put the child in it, and laid it in the sedge on the bank of the river.

Job 8:11

Doth the papyrus shoot up without mire? doth the reed-grass grow without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; Calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; Myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb producing seed that is on the whole earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree producing seed: it shall be food for you; and to every animal of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to everything that creepeth on the earth, in which is a living soul, every green herb for food. And it was so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, whither thou enterest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs;

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

And God said, Let the earth cause grass to spring up, herb producing seed, fruit-trees yielding fruit after their kind, the seed of which is in them, on the earth. And it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, herb producing seed after its kind, and trees yielding fruit, the seed of which is in them, after their kind. And God saw that it was good.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it his lap full of wild colocynths, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they did not know them. And they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out and said, Man of God, there is death in the pot! And they could not eat it.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward the heavens, that there may be hail throughout the land of Egypt, upon men, and upon cattle, and upon every herb of the field in the land of Egypt. And Moses stretched out his staff toward the heavens, and Jehovah gave thunder and hail; and the fire ran along the ground; and Jehovah rained hail on the land of Egypt. And there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there had been none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. read more.
And the hail smote throughout the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both men and cattle; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and broke every tree of the field.

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

The hay is removed, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered in.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

Suffer both to grow together unto the harvest, and in time of the harvest I will say to the harvestmen, Gather first the darnel, and bind it into bundles to burn it; but the wheat bring together into my granary.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

And Jacob gave Esau bread and the dish of lentils; and he ate and drank, and rose up and went away. Thus Esau despised the birthright.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Herbs » Found in » The fields

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of all the fields wither? Because of the wickedness of them that dwell therein, the beasts and the birds perish; for they say, He will not see our end.

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

And their inhabitants were powerless, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the growing grass, and as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Onions

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Leeks

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Melon

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it his lap full of wild colocynths, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they did not know them.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said to the elders of Midian, Now will this company lick up all that is round about us, as an ox licks up the green herb of the field. Now Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

And thou, take unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou liest upon thy side: three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley were smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not smitten; for they were not come out into ear.

Herbs » Illustrative » (dew on,) of grace given to saints

Isaiah 18:4

For thus hath Jehovah said unto me: I will take my rest, and I will observe from my dwelling-place like clear heat upon herbs, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.

Herbs » Were sometimes used instead of animal food by weak saints

Herbs » Destroyed by » Titheable among the jews

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mallows

Job 30:4

They gather the salt-wort among the bushes, and the roots of the broom for their food.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

Doth the papyrus shoot up without mire? doth the reed-grass grow without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

Doth the papyrus shoot up without mire? doth the reed-grass grow without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

The hay is removed, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered in.

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

20;5;3-4

For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

Herbs And Spices

43;19;39-40

And Nicodemus also, who at first came to Jesus by night, came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds weight.