You will again plant vineyards on the hills of Samaria where planters had planted and defiled the fruit.
The LORD God planted a garden in Eden, toward the east, where he placed the man whom he had formed.
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer-sheba, and there he called on the name of the LORD God Everlasting.
Isaac received a 100-fold return on what he planted that year in the land he received, because the LORD blessed him.
So why should we and our land die right in front of you? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we and our land will be slaves to Pharaoh. Give us seed, so we can survive and not die, and so the land won't stay desolate."
After this, Joseph addressed the people. "Pay attention," he said. "I've bought you and your land for Pharaoh today, in exchange for seed for you. Now go sow the land.
When harvest season arrives, you are to provide a fifth of the harvest to Pharaoh. The remaining four fifths are to be for your use, for seed, and to feed you, your households, and your little ones."
"You are to sow your land and gather its crops for six years,
For six years you may plant your fields, and for six years you may prune your vineyard and gather its produce.
2 Kings 19:29
"This will serve as a sign for you: you'll eat this year from what grows by itself, in the second year what grows from that, and in the third year you'll sow, reap, plant vineyards, and enjoy their fruit.
"And this will be your sign, Hezekiah: Eat this year what grows on its own, and in the second year what springs from that. But in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.
Then the surviving people that live around you will learn that I, the LORD, have rebuilt these ruins and have cultivated these pastures that used to be desolate wastelands. I, the LORD, have spoken this, and I'm going to bring it about!'
The Lord replied, "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, "Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you!
So it was in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building.