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Genesis 1:29

God also told them, "Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant that grows throughout the earth, along with every tree that grows seed-bearing fruit. They will produce your food.

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:

Psalm 104:14

He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land,

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.

Romans 14:2

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

Revelation 22:2

Between the city street and the river, the tree of life was visible from each side. It produced twelve kinds of fruit, each month having its own fruit. The leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.

Matthew 13:32

Although it is the smallest of all seeds, when it is fully grown it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, and the birds in the sky come and nest in its branches."

Genesis 3:18

It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you'll eat the plants from the meadows.

Genesis 1:30

I have given all green plants as food for every wild animal of the earth, every bird that flies, and to every living thing that crawls on the earth." And that is what happened.

Exodus 12:8

That very night they're to eat the meat, roasted over the fire, with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land that you are about to enter to inherit isn't like the land of Egypt that you just left, where you plant a seed and irrigate it with your feet like a vegetable garden.

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my instructions descend like rain and may my words flow like dew, as light rain upon the grass, and as showers upon new plants.

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Isaiah 18:4

For this is what the LORD told me: "I will remain quiet and watch in my dwelling place like dazzling heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Hebrews 6:7

For when the ground soaks up rain that often falls on it and continues producing vegetation useful to those for whom it is cultivated, it receives a blessing from God.

Lamentations 3:15

He has filled me with bitterness, making me drink wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

Somebody went out into the fields to grab some herbs, found a wild vine, and gathered a lap full of wild gourds, which he came and sliced up into the stew pot, but nobody else knew.

Genesis 2:5

no shrubs had yet grown in the meadows of the earth and no vegetation had sprouted, because the LORD God had not sent rain on the earth and there were no human beings to work the ground.

Ezekiel 47:12

Lining each side of the river banks, all sorts of species of fruit trees will be growing. Their leaves will never wither and their fruit will never fail. They will bear fruit every month, because the water that nourishes them will be flowing from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves will contain substances that promote healing."

Jeremiah 12:4

How long will the land mourn and the vegetation of every field dry up? Because of the wickedness of those who live in it, animals and birds are swept away. For they say, "He does not see our future."

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Hebrews 6:7

For when the ground soaks up rain that often falls on it and continues producing vegetation useful to those for whom it is cultivated, it receives a blessing from God.

Romans 14:2

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For when the ground soaks up rain that often falls on it and continues producing vegetation useful to those for whom it is cultivated, it receives a blessing from God.

Romans 14:2

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land that you are about to enter to inherit isn't like the land of Egypt that you just left, where you plant a seed and irrigate it with your feet like a vegetable garden.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab addressed Naboth and asked him, "I would like to plant a vegetable garden near my house. Please exchange your vineyard with a better one from me, or if you'd rather have cash, I'll buy it for its full value."

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes give off their fragrance, and over our doors are all the choice fruits, both old and new, that I've stored up for you, my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

Some time later, during the wheat harvest season, Reuben went out and found some mandrakes in the field and brought them back for his mother Leah. Then Rachel told Leah, "Please give me your son's mandrakes."

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land that you are about to enter to inherit isn't like the land of Egypt that you just left, where you plant a seed and irrigate it with your feet like a vegetable garden.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab addressed Naboth and asked him, "I would like to plant a vegetable garden near my house. Please exchange your vineyard with a better one from me, or if you'd rather have cash, I'll buy it for its full value."

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my instructions descend like rain and may my words flow like dew, as light rain upon the grass, and as showers upon new plants.

Job 38:26-27

to bring rain upon a land without inhabitants, a desert in which no human beings live, to satisfy a desolate and devastated desert, causing it to sprout vegetation?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

He will be like a bush in the desert, and he won't see when good comes. He will dwell in parched places in the wilderness, a land of salt, without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 48:6

Flee, save your lives, and you will be like a wild donkey in the desert.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

For caraway is not threshed with a sharp sledge, nor is a cart wheel rolled over cumin. Instead, caraway is winnowed with a stick, and cumin with a rod.

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

(Now the flax and the barley were ruined because the barley was in ear and the flax was in bud.

2 Samuel 14:30

So Absalom told his servants, "Observe that Joab's grain field lies next to mine. He has barley planted there. Go set it on fire." So Absalom's servants set the field on fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, but they have harvested thorns. They have tired themselves out, but they don't show a profit. Now be disappointed about your harvest because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

Exodus 9:32

The wheat and the wild grainwere not ruined because they were late crops.)

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For when the ground soaks up rain that often falls on it and continues producing vegetation useful to those for whom it is cultivated, it receives a blessing from God.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For caraway is not threshed with a sharp sledge, nor is a cart wheel rolled over cumin. Instead, caraway is winnowed with a stick, and cumin with a rod.

Isaiah 28:25

When he has leveled its surface, he scatters caraway and sows cumin, doesn't he? He plants wheat in rows, barley in its designated place, and feed for livestock around its borders, doesn't he?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

He described trees everything from cedars that grow in Lebanon to hyssop that grows on a garden wall. He described animals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

Exodus 12:22

Take a bundle of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and apply some of the blood in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. None of you is to go out of the doorway of his house until morning,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

The LORD told Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, and they'll come up over the land of Egypt and eat all the vegetation of the land, everything that the hail left."

Exodus 10:15

They covered the surface of the entire land so that it was dark. They ate all the vegetation of the land and the fruit from the trees that the hail left. Nothing green was left on the trees or on the vegetation in all the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

while their inhabitants, lacking strength, stand dismayed and confused. They were like vegetation out in the fields, and like green herbs just as grass that grows on a housetop dries out before it can grow.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:

Genesis 2:5

no shrubs had yet grown in the meadows of the earth and no vegetation had sprouted, because the LORD God had not sent rain on the earth and there were no human beings to work the ground.

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

That very night they're to eat the meat, roasted over the fire, with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Numbers 9:11

On the fourteenth day of the second month at twilight, they are to eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Herbs » Given as food to man

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cucumber

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Isaiah 1:8

"The daughter of Zion is left abandoned, like a booth in a vineyard, like a hut in a cucumber field, or like a city under siege.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

But when she was no longer able to hide him, she took a papyrus container, coated it with asphalt and pitch, placed the child in it, and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.

Isaiah 58:5

"Is this the kind of fast that I have chosen, merely a day for a person to humble himself? Is it merely for bowing down one's head like a bulrush, for lying on sackcloth and ashes? Is this what you call a fast, an acceptable day to the LORD?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

"Look! Like wild donkeys in the wilderness, they work diligently as they seek wild game in the desert, food for them and their young ones.

Jeremiah 17:6

He will be like a bush in the desert, and he won't see when good comes. He will dwell in parched places in the wilderness, a land of salt, without inhabitants.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land,

Job 38:27

to satisfy a desolate and devastated desert, causing it to sprout vegetation?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

The canals will stink, and the tributaries of Egypt will dwindle and dry up. Reeds and rushes will wither away.

Job 40:21

He lies under the lotus trees, hiding under reeds and marshes.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

But when she was no longer able to hide him, she took a papyrus container, coated it with asphalt and pitch, placed the child in it, and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.

Job 8:11

"Can papyrus grow where there's no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

God also told them, "Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant that grows throughout the earth, along with every tree that grows seed-bearing fruit. They will produce your food. I have given all green plants as food for every wild animal of the earth, every bird that flies, and to every living thing that crawls on the earth." And that is what happened.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land that you are about to enter to inherit isn't like the land of Egypt that you just left, where you plant a seed and irrigate it with your feet like a vegetable garden.

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened: 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.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

Somebody went out into the fields to grab some herbs, found a wild vine, and gathered a lap full of wild gourds, which he came and sliced up into the stew pot, but nobody else knew. When they served the men, they began to eat the stew. But they cried out, "That pot of stew is deadly, you man of God!" So they couldn't eat the stew.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

They brought along bedding, bowls, clay basins, wheat, barley, flour, roasted grains, beans, peas,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward heaven, and there will be hail in all the land of Egypt, on people, animals, and all the vegetation of the field throughout the land of Egypt." When Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, the LORD sent thunder and hail, and lightning struck the earth. The LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. There was very heavy hail, and lightning was flashing continuously in the midst of the hail. There had not been anything like it in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation. read more.
The hail struck everything, including people and animals, outside in the fields throughout the land of Egypt. The hail struck all the vegetation of the fields and shattered all the trees in the orchards.

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass disappears, and new growth appears, the mountain spices will be harvested,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest, and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, "Gather the weeds first and tie them in bundles for burning, but bring the wheat into my barn."'"

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

Then Jacob gave Esau some of his food, along with some boiled stew. So Esau ate, drank, got up, and left, after having belittled his own birthright.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Herbs » Found in » The fields

Jeremiah 12:4

How long will the land mourn and the vegetation of every field dry up? Because of the wickedness of those who live in it, animals and birds are swept away. For they say, "He does not see our future."

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

while their inhabitants, lacking strength, stand dismayed and confused. They were like vegetation out in the fields, and like green herbs just as grass that grows on a housetop dries out before it can grow.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Onions

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Leeks

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Melon

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

Somebody went out into the fields to grab some herbs, found a wild vine, and gathered a lap full of wild gourds, which he came and sliced up into the stew pot, but nobody else knew.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

the Moabites told the elders of Midian, "This horde of people is about to lick up everything around us, like an ox licks up the green ground."

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

I'll devastate the mountains and hills, and dry up all their vegetation; I'll turn rivers into islands, and dry up the ponds.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

"Furthermore, you are to take some wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt, and mix them together in one container. Then you are to make bread from these grains sufficient to supply you through the time during which you'll be sleeping on your side. You are to eat it for 390 days.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

(Now the flax and the barley were ruined because the barley was in ear and the flax was in bud.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

The wheat and the wild grainwere not ruined because they were late crops.)

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

Isaiah 18:4

For this is what the LORD told me: "I will remain quiet and watch in my dwelling place like dazzling heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

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

Romans 14:2

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Titheable among the jews

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mallows

Job 30:4

"They would pluck off herbs from salt marshes to eat; and roots of the broom shrub for food.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

"Can papyrus grow where there's no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

"Can papyrus grow where there's no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass disappears, and new growth appears, the mountain spices will be harvested,

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

Proverbs 5:3-4

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil.

Herbs And Spices

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus, the man who had first come to Jesus at night, also arrived, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about 100 litra.

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