17 Bible Verses about Ploughmen
Most Relevant Verses
“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord,
“When the plowman will overtake the reaper
And the treader of grapes him who sows seed;
When the mountains will drip sweet wine
And all the hills will be dissolved.
Now no shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.
Or is He speaking altogether for our sake? Yes, for our sake it was written, because the plowman ought to plow in hope, and the thresher to thresh in hope of sharing the crops.
But Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
“You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest.
So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.
Ezri the son of Chelub had charge of the agricultural workers who tilled the soil.