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27 Bible Verses about Herbs

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Genesis 1:29

And God saith, 'Lo, I have given to you every herb sowing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree sowing seed, to you it is for food;

Genesis 1:11

And God saith, 'Let the earth yield tender grass, herb sowing seed, fruit-tree (whose seed is in itself) making fruit after its kind, on the earth:' and it is so.

Psalm 104:14

Causing grass to spring up for cattle, And herb for the service of man, To bring forth bread from the earth,

Genesis 1:12

And the earth bringeth forth tender grass, herb sowing seed after its kind, and tree making fruit (whose seed is in itself) after its kind; and God seeth that it is good;

Revelation 22:2

in the midst of its broad place, and of the river on this side and on that, is a tree of life, yielding twelve fruits, in each several month rendering its fruits, and the leaves of the tree are for the service of the nations;

Matthew 13:32

which less, indeed, is than all the seeds, but when it may be grown, is greatest of the herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the heaven do come and rest in its branches.'

Genesis 3:18

and thorn and bramble it doth bring forth to thee, and thou hast eaten the herb of the field;

Genesis 1:30

and to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to every creeping thing on the earth, in which is breath of life, every green herb is for food:' and it is so.

Exodus 12:8

'And they have eaten the flesh in this night, roast with fire; with unleavened things and bitters they do eat it;

Deuteronomy 11:10

'For the land whither thou art going in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt whence ye have come out, where thou sowest thy seed, and hast watered with thy foot, as a garden of the green herb;

Deuteronomy 32:2

Drop as rain doth My doctrine; Flow as dew doth My sayings; As storms on the tender grass, And as showers on the herb,

Matthew 23:23

Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved you to do, and those not to neglect.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus said Jehovah unto me, 'I rest, and I look on My settled place, As a clear heat on an herb. As a thick cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.

Hebrews 6:7

For earth, that is drinking in the rain many times coming upon it, and is bringing forth herbs fit for those because of whom also it is dressed, doth partake of blessing from God,

Lamentations 3:15

He hath filled me with bitter things, He hath filled me with wormwood.

2 Kings 4:39

And one goeth out unto the field to gather herbs, and findeth a vine of the field, and gathereth of it gourds of the field -- the fulness of his garment -- and cometh in and splitteth them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not;

Genesis 2:5

and no shrub of the field is yet in the earth, and no herb of the field yet sprouteth, for Jehovah God hath not rained upon the earth, and a man there is not to serve the ground,

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the stream there cometh up on its edge, on this side and on that side, every kind of fruit-tree whose leaf fadeth not, and not consumed is its fruit, according to its months it yieldeth first-fruits, because its waters from the sanctuary are coming forth; and its fruits hath been for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Jeremiah 12:4

Till when doth the earth mourn, And the herb of the whole field wither? For the wickedness of those dwelling in it, Consumed have been beast and fowl, Because they said, 'He doth not see our latter end.'

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Hebrews 6:7

For earth, that is drinking in the rain many times coming upon it, and is bringing forth herbs fit for those because of whom also it is dressed, doth partake of blessing from God,

Food » Articles of » Herbs

Hebrews 6:7

For earth, that is drinking in the rain many times coming upon it, and is bringing forth herbs fit for those because of whom also it is dressed, doth partake of blessing from God,

Gardens » Kinds of, mentioned in scripture » Herbs

Deuteronomy 11:10

'For the land whither thou art going in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt whence ye have come out, where thou sowest thy seed, and hast watered with thy foot, as a garden of the green herb;

1 Kings 21:2

and Ahab speaketh unto Naboth, saying, 'Give to me thy vineyard, and it is to me for a garden of green herbs, for it is near by my house, and I give to thee in its stead a better vineyard than it; if good in thine eyes, I give to thee silver -- its price.'

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mandrakes

Song of Songs 7:13

The mandrakes have given fragrance, And at our openings all pleasant things, New, yea, old, my beloved, I laid up for thee!

Genesis 30:14

And Reuben goeth in the days of wheat-harvest, and findeth love-apples in the field, and bringeth them in unto Leah, his mother, and Rachel saith unto Leah, 'Give to me, I pray thee, of the love-apples of thy son.'

Herbs » Cultivated in gardens

Deuteronomy 11:10

'For the land whither thou art going in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt whence ye have come out, where thou sowest thy seed, and hast watered with thy foot, as a garden of the green herb;

1 Kings 21:2

and Ahab speaketh unto Naboth, saying, 'Give to me thy vineyard, and it is to me for a garden of green herbs, for it is near by my house, and I give to thee in its stead a better vineyard than it; if good in thine eyes, I give to thee silver -- its price.'

Herbs » Require rain and dew

Deuteronomy 32:2

Drop as rain doth My doctrine; Flow as dew doth My sayings; As storms on the tender grass, And as showers on the herb,

Job 38:26-27

To cause it to rain on a land -- no man, A wilderness -- no man in it. To satisfy a desolate and waste place, And to cause to shoot up The produce of the tender grass?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Heath

Jeremiah 17:6

And he hath been as a naked thing in a desert, And doth not see when good cometh, And hath inhabited parched places in a wilderness, A salt land, and not inhabited.

Jeremiah 48:6

Flee ye, deliver yourselves, Ye are as a naked thing in a wilderness.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cummin

Isaiah 28:27

For not with a sharp-pointed thing threshed are fitches, And the wheel of a cart on cummin turned round, For with a staff beaten out are fitches, And cummin with a rod.

Matthew 23:23

Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved you to do, and those not to neglect.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Barley

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley have been smitten, for the barley is budding, and the flax forming flowers,

2 Samuel 14:30

And he saith unto his servants, 'See, the portion of Joab is by the side of mine, and he hath barley there; go, and burn it with fire;' and the servants of Absalom burn the portion with fire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Wheat

Jeremiah 12:13

They sowed wheat, and have thorns reaped, They have become sick -- they profit not, And they have been ashamed of your increases, Because of the fierceness of the anger of Jehovah.

Exodus 9:32

and the wheat and the rye have not been smitten, for they are late.

Herbs » Cultivated for food

Hebrews 6:7

For earth, that is drinking in the rain many times coming upon it, and is bringing forth herbs fit for those because of whom also it is dressed, doth partake of blessing from God,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Fitches

Isaiah 28:27

For not with a sharp-pointed thing threshed are fitches, And the wheel of a cart on cummin turned round, For with a staff beaten out are fitches, And cummin with a rod.

Isaiah 28:25

Hath he not, if he have made level its face, Then scattered fitches, and cummin sprinkle, And hath placed the principal wheat, And the appointed barley, And the rie in its own border?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Hyssop

1 Kings 4:33

and he speaketh concerning the trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyssop that is coming out in the wall, and he speaketh concerning the cattle, and concerning the fowl, and concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fishes,

Exodus 12:22

and ye have taken a bunch of hyssop, and have dipped it in the blood which is in the basin, and have struck it on the lintel, and on the two side-posts, from the blood which is in the basin, and ye, ye go not out each from the opening of his house till morning.

Herbs » Destroyed by » Locusts, &c

Exodus 10:12

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Stretch out thy hand against the land of Egypt for the locust, and it goeth up against the land of Egypt, and doth eat every herb of the land -- all that the hail hath left.'

Exodus 10:15

and it covereth the eye of all the land, and the land is darkened; and it eateth every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail hath left, and there hath not been left any green thing in the trees, or in the herb of the field, in all the land of Egypt.'

Herbs » Illustrative » Of the wicked

2 Kings 19:26

And their inhabitants are feeble-handed, They were broken down, and are dried up, They have been the herb of the field, And the greenness of the tender grass, Grass of the roofs, And blasted corn -- before it hath risen up!

Herbs » God » Created

Genesis 1:11

And God saith, 'Let the earth yield tender grass, herb sowing seed, fruit-tree (whose seed is in itself) making fruit after its kind, on the earth:' and it is so.

Genesis 2:5

and no shrub of the field is yet in the earth, and no herb of the field yet sprouteth, for Jehovah God hath not rained upon the earth, and a man there is not to serve the ground,

Herbs » Bitter, used at passover

Exodus 12:8

'And they have eaten the flesh in this night, roast with fire; with unleavened things and bitters they do eat it;

Numbers 9:11

in the second month, on the fourteenth day, between the evenings they prepare it; with unleavened and bitter things they eat it;

Herbs » Given as food to man

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Cucumber

Numbers 11:5

We have remembered the fish which we do eat in Egypt for nought, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick;

Isaiah 1:8

And left hath been the daughter of Zion, As a booth in a vineyard, As a lodge in a place of cucumbers -- as a city besieged.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Bulrushes

Exodus 2:3

and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth it in the weeds by the edge of the River;

Isaiah 58:5

Like this is the fast that I choose? The day of a man's afflicting his soul? To bow as a reed his head, And sackcloth and ashes spread out? This dost thou call a fast, And a desirable day -- to Jehovah?

Herbs » Found in » The deserts

Job 24:5

Lo, wild asses in a wilderness, They have gone out about their work, Seeking early for prey, A mixture for himself -- food for young ones.

Jeremiah 17:6

And he hath been as a naked thing in a desert, And doth not see when good cometh, And hath inhabited parched places in a wilderness, A salt land, and not inhabited.

Herbs » God » Causes to grow

Psalm 104:14

Causing grass to spring up for cattle, And herb for the service of man, To bring forth bread from the earth,

Job 38:27

To satisfy a desolate and waste place, And to cause to shoot up The produce of the tender grass?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Reeds

Isaiah 19:6

And they have turned away the flowings, Weak and dried up have been brooks of the bulwark, Reed and flag have withered.

Job 40:21

Under shades he lieth down, In a secret place of reed and mire.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Spikenard

Song of Songs 4:14

Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Calamus

Song of Songs 4:14

Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Saffron

Song of Songs 4:14

Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flag

Exodus 2:3

and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth it in the weeds by the edge of the River;

Job 8:11

'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Aloe

Song of Songs 4:14

Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » myrrh

Song of Songs 4:14

Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.

Herbs » Given for food

Genesis 1:29-30

And God saith, 'Lo, I have given to you every herb sowing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree sowing seed, to you it is for food; and to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to every creeping thing on the earth, in which is breath of life, every green herb is for food:' and it is so.

Herbs » Mode of watering, alluded to

Deuteronomy 11:10

'For the land whither thou art going in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt whence ye have come out, where thou sowest thy seed, and hast watered with thy foot, as a garden of the green herb;

Herbs » Each kind of, contains its own seed

Genesis 1:11-12

And God saith, 'Let the earth yield tender grass, herb sowing seed, fruit-tree (whose seed is in itself) making fruit after its kind, on the earth:' and it is so. And the earth bringeth forth tender grass, herb sowing seed after its kind, and tree making fruit (whose seed is in itself) after its kind; and God seeth that it is good;

Herbs » Poisonous, not fit for man's use

2 Kings 4:39-40

And one goeth out unto the field to gather herbs, and findeth a vine of the field, and gathereth of it gourds of the field -- the fulness of his garment -- and cometh in and splitteth them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not; and they pour out for the men to eat, and it cometh to pass at their eating of the pottage, that they have cried out, and say, 'Death is in the pot, O man of God!' and they have not been able to eat.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Beans

2 Samuel 17:28

couch, and basin, and earthen vessel, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and roasted corn, and beans, and lentiles, and roasted pulse,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Hail and lightning

Exodus 9:22-25

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Stretch forth thy hand towards the heavens, and there is hail in all the land of Egypt, on man, and on beast, and on every herb of the field in the land of Egypt.' And Moses stretcheth out his rod towards the heavens, and Jehovah hath given voices and hail, and fire goeth towards the earth, and Jehovah raineth hail on the land of Egypt, and there is hail, and fire catching itself in the midst of the hail, very grievous, such as hath not been in all the land of Egypt since it hath become a nation. read more.
And the hail smiteth in all the land of Egypt all that is in the field, from man even unto beast, and every herb of the field hath the hail smitten, and every tree of the field it hath broken;

Herbs » Found in » The mountains

Proverbs 27:25

Revealed was the hay, and seen the tender grass, And gathered the herbs of mountains.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Tares or darnel

Matthew 13:30

suffer both to grow together till the harvest, and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather up first the darnel, and bind it in bundles, to burn it, and the wheat gather up into my storehouse.'

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Lentiles

Genesis 25:34

and Jacob hath given to Esau bread and pottage of lentiles, and he eateth, and drinketh, and riseth, and goeth; and Esau despiseth the birthright.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Anise

Matthew 23:23

Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved you to do, and those not to neglect.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Mint

Matthew 23:23

Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved you to do, and those not to neglect.

Herbs » Found in » The fields

Jeremiah 12:4

Till when doth the earth mourn, And the herb of the whole field wither? For the wickedness of those dwelling in it, Consumed have been beast and fowl, Because they said, 'He doth not see our latter end.'

Herbs » Called the green herbs

2 Kings 19:26

And their inhabitants are feeble-handed, They were broken down, and are dried up, They have been the herb of the field, And the greenness of the tender grass, Grass of the roofs, And blasted corn -- before it hath risen up!

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Garlic

Numbers 11:5

We have remembered the fish which we do eat in Egypt for nought, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Onions

Numbers 11:5

We have remembered the fish which we do eat in Egypt for nought, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Leeks

Numbers 11:5

We have remembered the fish which we do eat in Egypt for nought, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Melon

Numbers 11:5

We have remembered the fish which we do eat in Egypt for nought, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Gourds

2 Kings 4:39

And one goeth out unto the field to gather herbs, and findeth a vine of the field, and gathereth of it gourds of the field -- the fulness of his garment -- and cometh in and splitteth them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not;

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Grass

Numbers 22:4

and Moab saith unto the elders of Midian, 'Now doth the assembly lick up all that is round about us, as the ox licketh up the green thing of the field.' And Balak son of Zippor is king of Moab at that time,

Herbs » Destroyed by » Drought

Isaiah 42:15

I make waste mountains and hills, And all their herbs I dry up, And I have made rivers become isles, And ponds I dry up.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Millet

Ezekiel 4:9

And thou, take to thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and spelt, and thou hast put them in one vessel, and made them to thee for bread; the number of the days that thou art lying on thy side -- three hundred and ninety days -- thou dost eat it.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Flax

Exodus 9:31

And the flax and the barley have been smitten, for the barley is budding, and the flax forming flowers,

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rye

Exodus 9:32

and the wheat and the rye have not been smitten, for they are late.

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

Isaiah 18:4

For thus said Jehovah unto me, 'I rest, and I look on My settled place, As a clear heat on an herb. As a thick 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

Those cropping mallows near a shrub, And broom-roots is their food.

Herbs » Mentioned in scripture » Rushes

Job 8:11

'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?

Herbs » Found in » The marshes

Job 8:11

'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

Revealed was the hay, and seen the tender grass, And gathered the herbs of mountains.

Topics on Herbs

Bitter Herbs

Proverbs 5:3-4

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,

Herbs And Spices

John 19:39-40

and Nicodemus also came -- who came unto Jesus by night at the first -- bearing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, as it were, a hundred pounds.