46 Bible Verses about Planting Seeds
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‘For there will be peace for the seed: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce and the heavens will give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.
I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.
“You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, or all the produce of the seed which you have sown and the increase of the vineyard will become defiled.
Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle in the evening, for you do not know whether morning or evening sowing will succeed, or whether both of them alike will be good.
So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God who causes the growth.
Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;
And He said, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man,
“Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.
And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;
The sower sows the word.
It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the soil, though it is smaller than all the seeds that are upon the soil,
and he goes to bed at night and gets up by day, and the seed sprouts and grows—how, he himself does not know.
and that which you sow, you do not sow the body which is to be, but a bare grain, perhaps of wheat or of something else.
Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them out.
If we sowed spiritual things in you, is it too much if we reap material things from you?
Other seed fell on rocky soil, and as soon as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture.
He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.
And others fell on the good soil and *yielded a crop, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.
“Hear then the parable of the sower.
In the day that you plant it you carefully fence it in,
And in the morning you bring your seed to blossom;
But the harvest will be a heap
In a day of sickliness and incurable pain.
He also took some of the seed of the land and planted it in fertile soil. He placed it beside abundant waters; he set it like a willow.
And He was saying, “The kingdom of God is like a man who casts seed upon the soil;
Other seeds fell into the good soil, and as they grew up and increased, they yielded a crop and produced thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold.”
For in this case the saying is true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’
Then Joseph said to the people, “Behold, I have today bought you and your land for Pharaoh; now, here is seed for you, and you may sow the land.
You fool! That which you sow does not come to life unless it dies;
Does the farmer plow continually to plant seed?
Does he continually turn and harrow the ground?
How blessed will you be, you who sow beside all waters,
Who let out freely the ox and the donkey.
Then He will give you rain for the seed which you will sow in the ground, and bread from the yield of the ground, and it will be rich and plenteous; on that day your livestock will graze in a roomy pasture.
“The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it up.
But He answered and said, “Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant shall be uprooted.
Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.
Others fell on the rocky places, where they did not have much soil; and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of soil.
Sow with a view to righteousness,
Reap in accordance with kindness;
Break up your fallow ground,
For it is time to seek the Lord
Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.
and the field is the world; and as for the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one;
“You shall bring out much seed to the field but you will gather in little, for the locust will consume it.
But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.
The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.
Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. And the Lord blessed him,
But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance.
These are the ones who are beside the road where the word is sown; and when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word which has been sown in them.
and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.”
“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of man and with the seed of beast.
He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed,
Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.
But God gives it a body just as He wished, and to each of the seeds a body of its own.
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