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27 Bible Verses about Herbs

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Genesis 1:29

God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food.

Genesis 1:11

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.

Psalm 104:14

He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth:

Genesis 1:12

The earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit, with its seed in it, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.

Revelation 22:2

in the middle of its street. On this side of the river and on that was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruits, yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

Matthew 13:32

which indeed is smaller than all seeds. But when it is grown, it is greater than the herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in its branches."

Genesis 3:18

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.

Genesis 1:30

To every animal of the earth, and to every bird of the sky, and to everything that creeps on the earth, in which there is life, I have given every green herb for food;" and it was so.

Exodus 12:8

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

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, where you go in to possess it, isn't as the land of Egypt, that you came out from, where you sowed your seed, and watered it with your foot, as a garden of herbs;

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.

Isaiah 18:4

For Yahweh said to me, "I will be still, and I will see in my dwelling place, like clear heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Hebrews 6:7

For the land which has drunk the rain that comes often on it, and brings forth a crop suitable for them for whose sake it is also tilled, receives blessing from God;

Lamentations 3:15

He has filled me with bitterness, he has sated me with wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

One went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered of it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of stew; for they didn't recognize them.

Genesis 2:5

No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground,

Ezekiel 47:12

By the river on its bank, on this side and on that side, shall grow every tree for food, whose leaf shall not wither, neither shall its fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, because its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for healing.

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of the whole country wither? for the wickedness of those who dwell therein, the animals are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our latter end.

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Hebrews 6:7

For the land which has drunk the rain that comes often on it, and brings forth a crop suitable for them for whose sake it is also tilled, receives blessing from God;

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For the land which has drunk the rain that comes often on it, and brings forth a crop suitable for them for whose sake it is also tilled, receives blessing from God;

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, where you go in to possess it, isn't as the land of Egypt, that you came out from, where you sowed your seed, and watered it with your foot, as a garden of herbs;

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near to my house; and I will give you for it a better vineyard than it. Or, if it seems good to you, I will give you its worth in money."

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes give forth fragrance. At our doors are all kinds of precious fruits, new and old, which I have stored up for you, my beloved.

Genesis 30:14

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

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, where you go in to possess it, isn't as the land of Egypt, that you came out from, where you sowed your seed, and watered it with your foot, as a garden of herbs;

1 Kings 21:2

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near to my house; and I will give you for it a better vineyard than it. Or, if it seems good to you, I will give you its worth in money."

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.

Job 38:26-27

To cause it to rain on a land where no man is; on the wilderness, in which there is no man; to satisfy the waste and desolate ground, to cause the tender grass 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, 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 dill are not threshed with a sharp instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned over the cumin; but the dill is beaten out with a stick, and the cumin with a rod.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

The flax and the barley were struck, for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was in bloom.

2 Samuel 14:30

Therefore he said to his servants, "Behold, Joab's field is near mine, and he has barley there. Go and set it on fire." Absalom's servants set the field on fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing: and you shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of Yahweh.

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not struck, for they had not grown up.

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For the land which has drunk the rain that comes often on it, and brings forth a crop suitable for them for whose sake it is also tilled, receives blessing from God;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For the dill are not threshed with a sharp instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned over the cumin; but the dill is beaten out with a stick, and the cumin with a rod.

Isaiah 28:25

When he has leveled its surface, doesn't he plant the dill, and scatter the cumin seed, and put in the wheat in rows, the barley in the appointed place, and the spelt in its place?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that springs out of the wall; he spoke also of animals, and of birds, and of creeping things, and of fish.

Exodus 12:22

You shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two doorposts 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

Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail has left."

Exodus 10:15

For they covered the surface of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened, and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left. There remained nothing green, either tree or herb of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

Therefore their inhabitants were of small power. They were dismayed and confounded. They were like the grass of the field, and like the green herb, like the grass on the housetops, and like grain blasted before it has grown up.

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.

Genesis 2:5

No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground,

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

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

Numbers 9:11

In the second month, on the fourteenth day at evening they shall keep it; they shall 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 ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Isaiah 1:8

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut in a field of melons, like a besieged city.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him, and coated it with tar and with pitch. She put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river's bank.

Isaiah 58:5

Is such the fast that I have chosen? the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Will you call this a fast, and an acceptable day to Yahweh?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food. The wilderness yields them bread 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, a salt land and not inhabited.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth:

Job 38:27

to satisfy the waste and desolate ground, to cause the tender grass to spring forth?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

The rivers will become foul. The streams of Egypt will be diminished and dried up. The reeds and flags will wither away.

Job 40:21

He lies under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the marsh.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him, and coated it with tar and with pitch. She put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river's bank.

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food. To every animal of the earth, and to every bird of the sky, and to everything that creeps on the earth, in which there is life, I have given every green herb for food;" and it was so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, where you go in to possess it, isn't as the land of Egypt, that you came out from, where you sowed your seed, and watered it with your foot, as a garden of herbs;

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so. The earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit, with its seed in it, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

One went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered of it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of stew; for they didn't recognize them. So they poured out for the men to eat. It happened, as they were eating of the stew, that they cried out, and said, "Man of God, there is death in the pot!" They could not eat of it.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds, and basins, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and meal, and parched [grain], and beans, and lentils, and parched [pulse],

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch forth your hand toward the sky, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, on man, and on animal, and on every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt." Moses stretched forth his rod toward the heavens, and Yahweh sent thunder, hail, and lightning flashed down to the earth. Yahweh rained hail on the land of Egypt. So there was very severe hail, and lightning mixed with the hail, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. read more.
The hail struck throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and animal; and the hail struck 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 new growth appears, the grasses of the hills are gathered in.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest, and in the harvest time I will tell the reapers, "First, gather up the darnel weeds, and bind them in bundles to burn them; but gather the wheat into my barn."'"

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils. He ate and drank, rose up, and went his way. So Esau despised his 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 the whole country wither? for the wickedness of those who dwell therein, the animals are consumed, 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 were of small power. They were dismayed and confounded. They were like the grass of the field, and like the green herb, like the grass on the housetops, and like grain blasted before it has grown up.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which 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, which 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, which 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, which 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

One went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered of it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of stew; for they didn't recognize them.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

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

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

Take for yourself also wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of it; [according to] the number of the days that you shall lie on your side, even three hundred ninety days, you shall eat of it.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

The flax and the barley were struck, for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was in bloom.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

But the wheat and the spelt were not struck, for they had not grown up.

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

Isaiah 18:4

For Yahweh said to me, "I will be still, and I will see in my dwelling place, like clear heat in sunshine, 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 pluck salt herbs by the bushes. The roots of the broom are their food.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

"Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

The hay is removed, and the new growth appears, the grasses of the hills are gathered in.

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

20;5;3-4

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,

Herbs And Spices

43;19;39-40

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