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Theasaurus: Reeds

19 Bible Verses about Reeds

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Job 8:11

Does papyrus grow where there is no marsh?
Do reeds flourish without water?

Genesis 41:1-4

Two years later Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing beside the Nile, when seven healthy-looking, well-fed cows came up from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds. After them, seven other cows, sickly and thin, came up from the Nile and stood beside those cows along the bank of the Nile. read more.
The sickly, thin cows ate the healthy, well-fed cows. Then Pharaoh woke up.

Exodus 2:1-6

Now a man from the family of Levi married a Levite woman. The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son; when she saw that he was beautiful, she hid him for three months. But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile. read more.
Then his sister stood at a distance in order to see what would happen to him. Pharaoh’s daughter went down to bathe at the Nile while her servant girls walked along the riverbank. Seeing the basket among the reeds, she sent her slave girl to get it. When she opened it, she saw the child—a little boy, crying. She felt sorry for him and said, “This is one of the Hebrew boys.”

1 Kings 14:15

For the Lord will strike Israel and the people will shake as a reed shakes in water. He will uproot Israel from this good soil that He gave to their ancestors. He will scatter them beyond the Euphrates because they made their Asherah poles, provoking the Lord.

Job 40:21

He lies under the lotus plants,
hiding in the protection of marshy reeds.

Isaiah 19:6

The channels will stink;
they will dwindle, and Egypt’s canals will be parched.
Reed and rush will die.

Isaiah 35:7

the parched ground will become a pool of water,
and the thirsty land springs of water.
In the haunt of jackals, in their lairs,
there will be grass, reeds, and papyrus.

Matthew 11:7

As these men went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swaying in the wind?

Luke 7:24

After John’s messengers left, He began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swaying in the wind?

2 Kings 18:21

Look, you are now trusting in Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff that will enter and pierce the hand of anyone who leans on it. This is how Pharaoh king of Egypt is to all who trust in him.

Isaiah 36:6

Look, you are trusting in Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff that will enter and pierce the hand of anyone who leans on it. This is how Pharaoh king of Egypt is to all who trust in him.

Isaiah 58:5

Will the fast I choose be like this:
A day for a person to deny himself,
to bow his head like a reed,
and to spread out sackcloth and ashes?
Will you call this a fast
and a day acceptable to the Lord?

Job 41:20

Smoke billows from his nostrils
as from a boiling pot or burning reeds.

Revelation 11:1

Then I was given a measuring reed like a rod, with these words: “Go and measure God’s sanctuary and the altar, and count those who worship there.

Isaiah 9:14-15

So the Lord cut off Israel’s head and tail,
palm branch and reed in a single day. The head is the elder, the honored one;
the tail is the prophet, the lying teacher.

Isaiah 19:14-15

The Lord has mixed within her a spirit of confusion.
The leaders have made Egypt stagger in all she does,
as a drunkard staggers in his vomit. No head or tail, palm or reed,
will be able to do anything for Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:6-7

Then all the inhabitants of Egypt
will know that I am Yahweh,
for they have been a staff made of reed
to the house of Israel. When Israel grasped you by the hand,
you splintered, tearing all their shoulders;
when they leaned on you,
you shattered and made all their hips unsteady.

From Thematic Bible


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Isaiah 19:7

The reeds by the Nile, by the mouth of the river,
and all the cultivated areas of the Nile
will wither, blow away, and vanish.

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Isaiah 19:6

The channels will stink;
they will dwindle, and Egypt’s canals will be parched.
Reed and rush will die.

Job 40:21

He lies under the lotus plants,
hiding in the protection of marshy reeds.

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