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27 Bible Verses about Herbs

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Genesis 1:29

And God said, "Look--I am giving to you every plant [that] bears seed which [is] on the face of the whole earth, and every kind of tree {that bears fruit}. They shall be yours as food."

Genesis 1:11

And God said, "Let the earth produce green plants [that will] bear seed--fruit trees bearing fruit {in which there is seed}--according to its kind, on the earth." And it was so.

Psalm 104:14

[who] causes grass to grow for the cattle and herbs for the service of humankind, to bring forth food from the earth,

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth green plants bearing seed according to its kind, and trees bearing fruit {in which there was seed} according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

Romans 14:2

One believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

Revelation 22:2

in the middle of its street, and {on both sides of the river} [is] the tree of life, producing twelve fruits--yielding its fruit according to every month--and the leaves of the tree [are] for the healing of the nations.

Matthew 13:32

{It} is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it is grown it is larger than the garden herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the sky come and nest in its branches."

Genesis 3:18

And thorns and thistles shall sprout for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Genesis 1:30

And to every kind of animal of the earth and to every bird of heaven, and to everything that moves upon the earth in which [there is] life [I am giving] every green plant as food." And it was so.

Exodus 12:8

And they will eat the meat on this night; they will eat it fire-roasted and [with] unleavened bread on {bitter herbs}.

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the fact is [that] the land {that you are about to go into} to take possession of it [is] not like the land of Egypt, [from] which you have {come out of}, where you sow your seed and you give water by [your] foot, {as in a vegetable garden}.

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my teaching trickle like the dew, my words like rain showers on tender grass, and like spring showers on new growth.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you pay a tenth of mint and dill and cumin, and neglect the more important [matters] of the law--justice and mercy and faithfulness! It was necessary to do these [things] {while not neglecting those}.

Isaiah 18:4

For Yahweh said this to me: "I will be quiet, and I will look from my dwelling place like {clear heat because of light}, like a cloud of dew in [the] heat of harvest."

Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth vegetation usable to those [people] {for whose sake} [it is] also cultivated, shares a blessing from God.

Lamentations 3:15

He has filled me with bitterness, he has drenched me [with] wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

One went out to the field to gather herbs, and he found a {wild vine} and gathered wild gourds from it [and] filled his cloak. Then he came and cut them into the pot of stew, but they did not know [what they were].

Genesis 2:5

{before any plant of the field was} on earth, and [before] {any plant of the field} had sprung up, because Yahweh God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was no human being to cultivate the ground,

Ezekiel 47:12

And along the stream will go up on its banks {from both sides} every tree {producing food}; its leaf will not wither and it will not cease [producing] its fruit. {Every month} it will bear early fruit, for its waters [are] going out from the sanctuary, and its fruit will be as food, and its leaf for 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? [The] animals and [the] birds are swept away, because they have said, "He does not see our future."

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Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth vegetation usable to those [people] {for whose sake} [it is] also cultivated, shares a blessing from God.

Romans 14:2

One believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth vegetation usable to those [people] {for whose sake} [it is] also cultivated, shares a blessing from God.

Romans 14:2

One believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the fact is [that] the land {that you are about to go into} to take possession of it [is] not like the land of Egypt, [from] which you have {come out of}, where you sow your seed and you give water by [your] foot, {as in a vegetable garden}.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard that it may be mine for a garden of vegetable plants, because it is near, beside my house, and I will give to you a better vineyard in place of it. If it is better in your eyes, I will give you the money of its price."

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes give [off their] fragrance, and {over our doorway is every kind of delicious fruit}; both {fresh and dried fruit I have stored up} for you, O my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

And in the days of the wheat harvest, Reuben went and found mandrakes in the field and he brought them to Leah his mother. And Rachel said to Leah, "Please give me some of your son's mandrakes."

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the fact is [that] the land {that you are about to go into} to take possession of it [is] not like the land of Egypt, [from] which you have {come out of}, where you sow your seed and you give water by [your] foot, {as in a vegetable garden}.

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard that it may be mine for a garden of vegetable plants, because it is near, beside my house, and I will give to you a better vineyard in place of it. If it is better in your eyes, I will give you the money of its price."

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my teaching trickle like the dew, my words like rain showers on tender grass, and like spring showers on new growth.

Job 38:26-27

to bring rain on a land {where no one lives}, a desert {where no humans live}, to satisfy desert and wasteland, and to cause [the ground] to put forth [the] rising of grass?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

And he will be like a juniper in the wilderness, and he will not see when good comes, and he will dwell [in the] parched places in the desert, [in] a land of salt flats, where no one lives.

Jeremiah 48:6

Flee! Save your life! {For} you must not be like the juniper tree in the desert.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

For dill is not threshed with threshing sledge, nor is a wheel of a utility cart {rolled} over cumin, but dill is beaten out with stick, and cumin with rod.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you pay a tenth of mint and dill and cumin, and neglect the more important [matters] of the law--justice and mercy and faithfulness! It was necessary to do these [things] {while not neglecting those}.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley were struck, because the barley [was in the] ear and the flax [was in] bud.

2 Samuel 14:30

So he said to his servants, "Look at the tract of land of Joab {next to mine}, for he has barley plants there. Go, set it ablaze with fire." So the servants of Absalom set the tract of land ablaze with fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat and they have reaped thorns. They are exhausted, they do not profit. And they will be ashamed of your produce, because of {the burning anger} of Yahweh."

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not struck, because they [are] late-ripening.

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For ground that drinks the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth vegetation usable to those [people] {for whose sake} [it is] also cultivated, shares a blessing from God.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For dill is not threshed with threshing sledge, nor is a wheel of a utility cart {rolled} over cumin, but dill is beaten out with stick, and cumin with rod.

Isaiah 28:25

When he has leveled its {surface}, does he not scatter dill, and sow cumin seed, and {plant} wheat [in] planted rows, and barley [in] an appointed place, and spelt grain [as] its border?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

Exodus 12:22

And take a bunch of hyssop and dip [it] into the blood that [is] in the basin and apply [some] of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. And you will not go out, anyone from the doorway of his house, until morning.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt with the locusts so that they may come up over the land of Egypt, and let them eat all the vegetation of the land, all that the hail left behind."

Exodus 10:15

And they covered the surface of all the land, and the land was dark [with them], and they ate all the vegetation of the land and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left, and no green was left in the trees nor in the vegetation of the field in all the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

Their inhabitants, short of hand, shall be dismayed; and they shall be ashamed. They have become green plants of the open field, and tender grass, green grass of the roof and blight before the standing grain.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

And God said, "Let the earth produce green plants [that will] bear seed--fruit trees bearing fruit {in which there is seed}--according to its kind, on the earth." And it was so.

Genesis 2:5

{before any plant of the field was} on earth, and [before] {any plant of the field} had sprung up, because Yahweh God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was no human being to cultivate the ground,

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

And they will eat the meat on this night; they will eat it fire-roasted and [with] unleavened bread on {bitter herbs}.

Numbers 9:11

On the second month on the fourteenth day {at twilight} they will observe it; they will eat it with unleavened bread and bitter plants.

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 cucumber, melon, leek, the onions, and the garlic.

Isaiah 1:8

And the daughter of Zion is left like a booth in a vineyard, like a shelter in a cucumber field, like a city that is besieged.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

Isaiah 58:5

Is [the] fast I choose like this, a day for humankind to humiliate {himself}? To bow his head like a reed, and {make} his bed [on] sackcloth and ashes; you call this a fast and a day of pleasure to Yahweh?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

"Look, [like] wild donkeys in the desert they go out to their labor [as] searchers for the prey; [the] wilderness [is] {their} food for the young.

Jeremiah 17:6

And he will be like a juniper in the wilderness, and he will not see when good comes, and he will dwell [in the] parched places in the desert, [in] a land of salt flats, where no one lives.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

[who] causes grass to grow for the cattle and herbs for the service of humankind, to bring forth food from the earth,

Job 38:27

to satisfy desert and wasteland, and to cause [the ground] to put forth [the] rising of grass?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

And [the] rivers will become foul-smelling; the branches of the Nile of Egypt will become little and dry up; reed and rush will wither.

Job 40:21

Under [the] lotus tree it lies, in [the] hiding place of [the] reeds and [in the] marsh.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon spice with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon spice with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon spice with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

Job 8:11

Can papyrus grow tall where [there is] not a marsh? Will reeds flourish without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon spice with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon spice with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes with all chief spices.

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

And God said, "Look--I am giving to you every plant [that] bears seed which [is] on the face of the whole earth, and every kind of tree {that bears fruit}. They shall be yours as food." And to every kind of animal of the earth and to every bird of heaven, and to everything that moves upon the earth in which [there is] life [I am giving] every green plant as food." And it was so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the fact is [that] the land {that you are about to go into} to take possession of it [is] not like the land of Egypt, [from] which you have {come out of}, where you sow your seed and you give water by [your] foot, {as in a vegetable garden}.

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

And God said, "Let the earth produce green plants [that will] bear seed--fruit trees bearing fruit {in which there is seed}--according to its kind, on the earth." And it was so. And the earth brought forth green plants bearing seed according to its kind, and trees bearing fruit {in which there was seed} according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

One went out to the field to gather herbs, and he found a {wild vine} and gathered wild gourds from it [and] filled his cloak. Then he came and cut them into the pot of stew, but they did not know [what they were]. They served the men to eat, but when they ate from the stew, they cried out and said, "There [is] death in the pot, man of God!" They were not able to eat [it].

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds and basins and objects of pottery, as well as wheat, barley, flour, roasted grain, beans, lentils,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand to the heavens, and let there be hail in all the land of Egypt, on human and on animal and on all the vegetation of the field in the land of Egypt." And Moses stretched out his staff to the heavens, and Yahweh gave thunder and hail, and fire went [to the] earth, and Yahweh caused hail to rain on the land of Egypt. And there was hail, and fire [was] flashing back and forth in the midst of the very severe hail, the like of which was not in all the land of Egypt since it had become a nation. read more.
And the hail struck in all the land of Egypt all that [was] in the field, from human to animal, and the hail struck all the vegetation of the field and smashed every tree of the field.

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass is gone, then green growth will appear, and the herbs of the mountains will be gathered.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the season of the harvest I will tell the reapers, "First gather the darnel and tie it into bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my storehouse." '"

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

Then Jacob gave Esau bread, and thick lentil stew, and he ate and drank. Then he got up and went away. So Esau despised his birthright.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you pay a tenth of mint and dill and cumin, and neglect the more important [matters] of the law--justice and mercy and faithfulness! It was necessary to do these [things] {while not neglecting those}.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you pay a tenth of mint and dill and cumin, and neglect the more important [matters] of the law--justice and mercy and faithfulness! It was necessary to do these [things] {while not neglecting those}.

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? [The] animals and [the] birds are swept away, because they have said, "He does not see our future."

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

Their inhabitants, short of hand, shall be dismayed; and they shall be ashamed. They have become green plants of the open field, and tender grass, green grass of the roof and blight before the standing grain.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing, the cucumber, melon, leek, 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 cucumber, melon, leek, 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 cucumber, melon, leek, 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 cucumber, melon, leek, the onions, and the garlic.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

One went out to the field to gather herbs, and he found a {wild vine} and gathered wild gourds from it [and] filled his cloak. Then he came and cut them into the pot of stew, but they did not know [what they were].

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now the crowd will lick up all around us, like a bull devours the grass of the field." And Balak son of Zippor [was] king of Moab at that time.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

I will cause mountains and hills to dry up, and I will cause all their herbage to wither; and I will make rivers like islands, and I will cause pools to dry up.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

"And you, take for yourself wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and spelt, and you must put them in one vessel, and you must make them for yourself into a food [during] the number of days that you [are] lying on your side; three hundred and ninety days you shall eat it.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley were struck, because the barley [was in the] ear and the flax [was in] bud.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not struck, because they [are] late-ripening.

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

Isaiah 18:4

For Yahweh said this to me: "I will be quiet, and I will look from my dwelling place like {clear heat because of light}, 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 believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Titheable among the jews

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mallows

Job 30:4

They are picking salt herbs, the leaves of bushes, and [the] roots of broom trees to warm themselves.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

Can papyrus grow tall where [there is] not a marsh? Will reeds flourish without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

Can papyrus grow tall where [there is] not a marsh? Will reeds flourish without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

When the grass is gone, then green growth will appear, and the herbs of the mountains will be gathered.

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

20;5;3-4

For the lips of the strange woman will drip honey, and smoother than oil is her mouth.

Herbs And Spices

43;19;39-40

And Nicodemus--the one who had come to him formerly at night--also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes [weighing] about a hundred pounds.