Not Reaping What You Sow

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 45:6

For the famine has been in the land these two years, and there will be five more years without plowing or harvesting.

Joel 1:11

Be ashamed, you farmers, wail, you vinedressers, over the wheat and the barley, because the harvest of the field has perished.

Micah 7:1

How sad for me! For I am like one who- when the summer fruit has been gathered after the gleaning of the grape harvest- [finds] no grape cluster to eat, no early fig, which I crave.

Jeremiah 9:22

Speak as follows: This is what the Lord says: Human corpses will fall like manure on the surface of the field, like newly cut grain after the reaper with no one to gather [it].

Hosea 8:7

Indeed, they sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. There is no standing grain; what sprouts fails to yield flour. Even if they did, foreigners would swallow it up.

Micah 6:15

You will sow but not reap; you will press olives but not anoint yourself with oil; and [you will tread] grapes but not drink the wine.

Psalm 129:7

and can't even fill the hands of the reaper or the arms of the one who binds sheaves.

Jeremiah 50:16

Cut off the sower from Babylon as well as him who wields the sickle at harvest time. Because of the oppressor's sword, each will turn to his own people, each will flee to his own land.

Psalm 78:46

He gave their crops to the caterpillar and the fruit of their labor to the locust.

Job 5:5

The hungry consume his harvest, even taking it out of the thorns. The thirsty pant for his children's wealth.

Job 31:8

let someone else eat what I have sown, and let my crops be uprooted.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat but harvested thorns. They have exhausted themselves but have no profit. Be put to shame by your harvests because of the Lord's burning anger.

Luke 19:21

because I was afraid of you, for you're a tough man: you collect what you didn't deposit and reap what you didn't sow.'

Matthew 25:24

"Then the man who had received one talent also approached and said, 'Master, I know you. You're a difficult man, reaping where you haven't sown and gathering where you haven't scattered seed.

Matthew 25:26

"But his master replied to him, 'You evil, lazy slave! If you knew that I reap where I haven't sown and gather where I haven't scattered,

Luke 19:22

"He told him, 'I will judge you by what you have said, you evil slave! [If] you knew I was a tough man, collecting what I didn't deposit and reaping what I didn't sow,

John 4:38

I sent you to reap what you didn't labor for; others have labored, and you have benefited from their labor."

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