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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 grass bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for food.

Genesis 1:11

And God said, Let the earth bring forth green grass, herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after its nature, whose seed is in itself upon the earth; and it was so.

Psalm 104:14

He causes the hay to grow for the cattle and grass for the service of man, that he may bring forth bread out of the earth

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth green grass and herb yielding seed after its kind and the tree yielding fruit whose seed was in itself, according to its nature; and God saw that it was good.

Romans 14:2

For one believes that he may eat all things; another, who is sick, eats vegetables.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of her plaza and on either side of the river was the tree of life, which brings forth twelve manner of fruits, yielding her fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the Gentiles.

Matthew 13:32

which indeed is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the heaven come and make their nests in its branches.

Genesis 3:18

thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the grass of the field;

Genesis 1:30

And to every beast of the earth and to every fowl of the air and to every thing that moves upon the earth, in which there is a living soul, I have given all green grass for food; and it was so.

Exodus 12:8

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

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which thou goest to inherit it, is not as the land of Egypt, from which ye came out, where thou didst sow thy seed and water it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs.

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb and as the showers upon the grass.

Matthew 23:23

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

Isaiah 18:4

For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will look forth from my dwelling place like a clear sun after the rain and like a cloud filled with dew in the heat of the harvest.

Hebrews 6:7

For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes often upon it and brings forth herbs in season for those by whom it is dressed receives blessing from God;

Lamentations 3:15

He He has filled me with bitterness, he has made me drunk with wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

And one went out into the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine and gathered his lap full of wild grapes and came and shred them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not.

Genesis 2:5

and every plant of the field before it was in the earth and all the grass of the field before it grew, for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and neither was there a man to till the ground.

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow every fruitful tree for food, whose leaf shall not fall, neither shall its fruit be lacking; it shall bring forth mature fruit in its months, because their waters come forth out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land be desolate, and the grass of all the field wither, for the wickedness of those that dwell therein? The cattle are lacking, and the birds, because they said, He shall not see our latter end.

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Hebrews 6:7

For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes often upon it and brings forth herbs in season for those by whom it is dressed receives blessing from God;

Romans 14:2

For one believes that he may eat all things; another, who is sick, eats vegetables.

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes often upon it and brings forth herbs in season for those by whom it is dressed receives blessing from God;

Romans 14:2

For one believes that he may eat all things; another, who is sick, eats vegetables.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which thou goest to inherit it, is not as the land of Egypt, from which ye came out, where thou didst sow thy seed and water it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs.

1 Kings 21:2

And Ahab spoke unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is next to my house, and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or if it seems good unto thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes have given their fragrance, and at our gates are all manner of sweet fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

And Reuben went in the days of wheat harvest and found mandrakes in the field and brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which thou goest to inherit it, is not as the land of Egypt, from which ye came out, where thou didst sow thy seed and water it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs.

1 Kings 21:2

And Ahab spoke unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is next to my house, and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or if it seems good unto thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb and as the showers upon the grass.

Job 38:26-27

to cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, in which there is no man; to satisfy the desolate and waste ground and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

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

Jeremiah 48:6

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

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

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

Matthew 23:23

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

The flax, therefore, and the barley were smitten, for the barley was headed out, and the flax was in stalk.

2 Samuel 14:30

Therefore, he said unto his slaves, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire. And Absalom's slaves set the field on fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown bread, but shall reap thorns; they had the heritage, but they did not profit; and they shall be ashamed because of your fruits, by the fierce anger of the LORD.

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the rye were not smitten; for they were late.

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes often upon it and brings forth herbs in season for those by whom it is dressed receives blessing from God;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

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

Isaiah 28:25

When he has levelled the face thereof, does he not cast abroad the fitches and scatter the cummin and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley and the rye in their place?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springs out of the wall. He also spoke of animals and of fowl and of serpents and of fishes.

Exodus 12:22

And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin and touch the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the basin; and none of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

Then the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt and eat all the grass of the land and all that the hail has left.

Exodus 10:15

For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they ate all the grass of the land and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left; and there did not remain any green thing in the trees or in the grass of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

Therefore their inhabitants' hands were too short; dismayed and confounded, they shall be as the grass of the field and as the green herb, as the hay on the housetops, that is dried up before it comes to maturity.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

And God said, Let the earth bring forth green grass, herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after its nature, whose seed is in itself upon the earth; and it was so.

Genesis 2:5

and every plant of the field before it was in the earth and all the grass of the field before it grew, for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and neither was there a man to till the ground.

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

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

Numbers 9:11

The fourteenth day of the second month, between the two evenings they shall keep it, and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Herbs » Given as food to man

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cucumber

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which we freely ate in Egypt, 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 cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, 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 bulrushes and daubed it with slime and with pitch and put the child in it, and she laid it in the reeds by the river's brink.

Isaiah 58:5

Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast and an acceptable day to the LORD?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

Behold, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, rising early for a prey; the wilderness yields food for them and for their children.

Jeremiah 17:6

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

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

He causes the hay to grow for the cattle and grass for the service of man, that he may bring forth bread out of the earth

Job 38:27

to satisfy the desolate and waste ground and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

And they shall turn the rivers far away, and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up; the reeds and flags shall wither.

Job 40:21

He shall lie down under the shade, in the covert of the reeds and of the damp places.

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 bulrushes and daubed it with slime and with pitch and put the child in it, and she laid it in the reeds by the river's brink.

Job 8:11

Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the meadow 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 grass bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for food. And to every beast of the earth and to every fowl of the air and to every thing that moves upon the earth, in which there is a living soul, I have given all green grass for food; and it was so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which thou goest to inherit it, is not as the land of Egypt, from which ye came out, where thou didst sow thy seed and water 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 bring forth green grass, herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after its nature, whose seed is in itself upon the earth; and it was so. And the earth brought forth green grass and herb yielding seed after its kind and the tree yielding fruit whose seed was in itself, according to its nature; and God saw that it was good.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

And one went out into the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine and gathered his lap full of wild grapes and came and shred them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not. So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of that pottage, that they cried out and said, O thou 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 basins and earthen vessels and wheat and barley and flour and parched wheat and beans and lentils and parched grain

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon the men and upon the beasts and upon all the grass of the field throughout the land of Egypt. And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven, and the LORD raised his voice and it hailed, and the fire ran along upon the ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt. So there was hail and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became inhabited. read more.
And that hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both men and beasts; and the hail smote all the grass of the field and broke all the trees of the field.

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

The tender grass shows itself, and the hay appears, and the herbs of the mountains are reaped.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest, and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my barn.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

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

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Matthew 23:23

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Matthew 23:23

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

Herbs » Found in » The fields

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land be desolate, and the grass of all the field wither, for the wickedness of those that dwell therein? The cattle are lacking, and the birds, because they said, He shall not see our latter end.

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

Therefore their inhabitants' hands were too short; dismayed and confounded, they shall be as the grass of the field and as the green herb, as the hay on the housetops, that is dried up before it comes to maturity.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which we freely ate in Egypt, 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, which we freely ate in Egypt, 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, which we freely ate in Egypt, 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, which we freely ate in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

And one went out into the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine and gathered his lap full of wild grapes and came and shred them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licks up the herbs of the field. And Balak, the son of Zippor, was king of the Moabites at that time.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

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

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

Take also unto thee wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and fitches and put them in one vessel and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

The flax, therefore, and the barley were smitten, for the barley was headed out, and the flax was in stalk.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the rye were not smitten; for they were late.

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

Isaiah 18:4

For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will look forth from my dwelling place like a clear sun after the rain and like a cloud filled with dew in the heat of the harvest.

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

Romans 14:2

For one believes that he may eat all things; another, who is sick, eats vegetables.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Titheable among the jews

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mallows

Job 30:4

Who cut up mallows among the bushes and juniper roots for their food.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the meadow grow without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the meadow grow without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

The tender grass shows itself, and the hay appears, and the herbs of the mountains are reaped.

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

Proverbs 5:3-4

For the lips of the strange woman drop as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil,

Herbs And Spices

John 19:39-40

Then Nicodemus came also, who at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about one hundred pounds.