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28 Bible Verses about Reaping What You Sow

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John 4:38

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

John 4:37

For in this case the saying is true: ‘One sows and another reaps.’

2 Corinthians 9:6

Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

Hosea 10:12

Sow righteousness for yourselves
and reap faithful love;
break up your unplowed ground.
It is time to seek the Lord
until He comes and sends righteousness
on you like the rain.

Isaiah 37:30

“‘This will be the sign for you: This year you will eat what grows on its own, and in the second year what grows from that. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

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.

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.

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.’

Proverbs 22:8

The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

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,

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed,
and at evening do not let your hand rest,
because you don’t know which will succeed,
whether one or the other,
or if both of them will be equally good.

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.

1 Corinthians 15:37

And as for what you sow—you are not sowing the future body, but only a seed, perhaps of wheat or another grain.

Leviticus 25:11

The fiftieth year will be your Jubilee; you are not to sow, reap what grows by itself, or harvest its untended vines.

Leviticus 25:22

When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating from the previous harvest. You will be eating this until the ninth year when its harvest comes in.

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Isaiah 3:10-11

Tell the righteous that it will go well [for them], for they will eat the fruit of their deeds. Woe to the wicked-[it will go] badly [for them], for what they have done will be done to them.

Hosea 10:12-13

Sow righteousness for yourselves and reap faithful love; break up your untilled ground. It is time to seek the Lord until He comes and sends righteousness on you like the rain. You have plowed wickedness and reaped injustice; you have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your own way and in your large number of soldiers,

Obadiah 1:15-16

For the Day of the Lord is near, against all the nations. As you have done, so it will be done to you; what you deserve will return on your own head. For as you have drunk on My holy mountain, so all the nations will drink continually. They will drink and gulp down and be as though they had never been.

Galatians 6:7-8

Don't be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap, because the one who sows to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh, but the one who sows to the Spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.

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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.

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