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34 Bible Verses about Reaping

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2 Kings 19:29

“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.

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.

Deuteronomy 11:14

I will provide rain for your land in the proper time, the autumn and spring rains, and you will harvest your grain, new wine, and oil.

Leviticus 19:9-10

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap to the very edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. You must not strip your vineyard bare or gather its fallen grapes. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 24:19-21

“When you reap the harvest in your field, and you forget a sheaf in the field, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands. When you knock down the fruit from your olive tree, you must not go over the branches again. What remains will be for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow. When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you must not glean what is left. What remains will be for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow.

Amos 2:13

Look, I am about to crush you in your place
as a wagon full of sheaves crushes grain.

Haggai 2:19

Is there still seed left in the granary? The vine, the fig, the pomegranate, and the olive tree have not yet produced. But from this day on I will bless you.”

Genesis 37:7

There we were, binding sheaves of grain in the field. Suddenly my sheaf stood up, and your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf.”

Matthew 12:1

At that time Jesus passed through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick and eat some heads of grain.

Mark 2:23

On the Sabbath He was going through the grainfields, and His disciples began to make their way picking some heads of grain.

Luke 6:1

On a Sabbath, He passed through the grainfields. His disciples were picking heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating them.

Isaiah 17:5

It will be as if a reaper had gathered standing grain—
his arm harvesting the heads of grain—
and as if one had gleaned heads of grain
in the Valley of Rephaim.

Matthew 9:37

Then He said to His disciples,“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few.

Luke 10:2

He told them:“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few. Therefore, pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing shovel is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor and gather His wheat into the barn. But the chaff He will burn up with fire that never goes out.”

Luke 3:17

His winnowing shovel is in His hand to clear His threshing floor and gather the wheat into His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with a fire that never goes out.”

Revelation 14:16

So the One seated on the cloud swung His sickle over the earth, and the earth was harvested.

Revelation 14:19

So the angel swung his sickle toward earth and gathered the grapes from earth’s vineyard, and he threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath.

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.

Proverbs 22:8

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

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.

Hosea 10:13

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,

Galatians 6:7-9

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. So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.

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.

Isaiah 17:11

On the day that you plant,
you will help them to grow,
and in the morning
you will help your seed to sprout,
but the harvest will vanish
on the day of disease and incurable pain.

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Agriculture or husbandry » Operations in » Reaping

Isaiah 17:5

It will be as if a reaper had gathered standing grain—
his arm harvesting the heads of grain—
and as if one had gleaned heads of grain
in the Valley of Rephaim.

Reaping » Spiritual harvest

Mark 4:29

But as soon as the crop is ready, he sends for the sickle, because the harvest has come.”

Matthew 9:37

Then He said to His disciples,“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few.

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.

Luke 10:2

He told them:“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few. Therefore, pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.

More verses: Psalm 126:6 John 4:35-36

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of wickedness

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.

Proverbs 22:8

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

Reaping » Reaping, laws concerning

Leviticus 19:9

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap to the very edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest.

Leviticus 23:10

“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you and reap its harvest, you are to bring the first sheaf of your harvest to the priest.

Leviticus 25:5

You are not to reap what grows by itself from your crop, or harvest the grapes of your untended vines. It must be a year of complete rest for the land.

Reaping » The jews not to reap » The corners of their fields

Leviticus 23:22

When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.”

Leviticus 19:9

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap to the very edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest.

Reaping » Illustrative of » The final judgment

Matthew 13:30

Let both grow together until the harvest. At harvest time I’ll tell the reapers: Gather the weeds first and tie them in bundles to burn them, but store the wheat in my barn.’”

Matthew 13:39-43

the enemy who sowed them is the Devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels. Therefore just as the weeds are gathered and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age. The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather from His kingdom everything that causes sin and those guilty of lawlessness. read more.
They will throw them into the blazing furnace where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Then the righteous will shine like the sun in their Father's kingdom. Anyone who has ears should listen!

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of righteousness

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.

Galatians 6:8-9

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. So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don't give up.

Reaping » The sickle used for

Deuteronomy 16:9

“You are to count seven weeks, counting the weeks from the time the sickle is first put to the standing grain.

Mark 4:29

But as soon as the crop is ready, he sends for the sickle, because the harvest has come.”

Reaping » Corn after, was bound up into sheaves

Psalm 129:7

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

Genesis 37:7

There we were, binding sheaves of grain in the field. Suddenly my sheaf stood up, and your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf.”

Reaping » Is the cutting of the corn in harvest

Leviticus 23:10

“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you and reap its harvest, you are to bring the first sheaf of your harvest to the priest.

Job 24:6

They gather their fodder in the field
and glean the vineyards of the wicked.

Reaping » Mode of gathering the corn for, alluded to

Isaiah 17:5

It will be as if a reaper had gathered standing grain—
his arm harvesting the heads of grain—
and as if one had gleaned heads of grain
in the Valley of Rephaim.

Psalm 129:7

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

Reaping » Persons engaged in » Visited by the master

Ruth 2:4

Later, when Boaz arrived from Bethlehem, he said to the harvesters, “The Lord be with you.”“The Lord bless you,” they replied.

2 Kings 4:18

The child grew and one day went out to his father and the harvesters.

Reaping » Figurative

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,

Psalm 126:6

Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.

Reaping » Persons engaged in » Received wages

John 4:36

The reaper is already receiving pay and gathering fruit for eternal life, so the sower and reaper can rejoice together.

Reaping » Illustrative of » The judgments of God on the antiChristian world

Revelation 14:14-16

Then I looked, and there was a white cloud, and One like the Son of Man was seated on the cloud, with a gold crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand. Another angel came out of the sanctuary, crying out in a loud voice to the One who was seated on the cloud, "Use your sickle and reap, for the time to reap has come, since the harvest of the earth is ripe." So the One seated on the cloud swung His sickle over the earth, and the earth was harvested.

Reaping » Illustrative of » Ministers receiving temporal provision for spiritual labors

Reaping » The fields of others

Deuteronomy 23:25

When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck heads of grain with your hand, but you must not put a sickle to your neighbor’s grain.

Reaping » The jews not to reap » During the year of jubilee

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.

Reaping » The jews not to reap » During the sabbatical year

Leviticus 25:5

You are not to reap what grows by itself from your crop, or harvest the grapes of your untended vines. It must be a year of complete rest for the land.

Reaping » Often unprofitable on account of sin

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.

Reaping » A time of great rejoicing

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears will reap with shouts of joy. Though one goes along weeping, carrying the bag of seed, he will surely come back with shouts of joy, carrying his sheaves.

Reaping » Persons engaged in » Under the guidance of a steward

Ruth 2:5-6

Boaz asked his servant who was in charge of the harvesters, "Whose young woman is this?" The servant answered, "She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab.

Reaping » The jews often hindered from, on account of their sins

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.

Reaping » Both men and women engaged in

Ruth 2:8-9

Then Boaz said to Ruth, "Listen, my daughter. Don't go and gather [grain] in another field, and don't leave this one, but stay here close to my young women. See which field they are harvesting, and follow [them]. Haven't I ordered the young men not to touch you? When you are thirsty, go and drink from the jars the young men have filled."

Reaping » Persons engaged in » Fed by the master who himself presided at their meals

Ruth 2:14

At mealtime Boaz told her, “Come over here and have some bread and dip it in the vinegar sauce.” So she sat beside the harvesters, and he offered her roasted grain. She ate and was satisfied and had some left over.

Reaping » Illustrative of » Gathering in souls to God

John 4:38

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

Reaping » The ark of the covenant returned by the philistines at the time of

1 Samuel 6:13

The people of Beth-shemesh were harvesting wheat in the valley, and when they looked up and saw the ark, they were overjoyed to see it.

Topics on Reaping

Not Reaping What You Sow

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.

Sowing And Reaping

Leviticus 19:23-25

“When you come into the land and plant any kind of tree for food, you are to consider the fruit forbidden. It will be forbidden to you for three years; it is not to be eaten.

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