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15 Bible Verses about Straw

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Genesis 24:32

So the man came to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and feed were given to the camels, and water was brought to wash his feet and the feet of the men with him.

Genesis 24:22-25

After the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing half a shekel, and for her wrists two bracelets weighing 10 shekels of gold. “Whose daughter are you?” he asked. “Please tell me, is there room in your father’s house for us to spend the night?” She answered him, “I am the daughter of Bethuel son of Milcah, whom she bore to Nahor.” read more.
She also said to him, “We have plenty of straw and feed and a place to spend the night.”

Judges 19:16-19

In the evening, an old man came in from his work in the field. He was from the hill country of Ephraim but was residing in Gibeah, and the men of that place were Benjaminites. When he looked up and saw the traveler in the city square, the old man asked, “Where are you going, and where do you come from?” He answered him, “We’re traveling from Bethlehem in Judah to the remote hill country of Ephraim, where I am from. I went to Bethlehem in Judah, and now I’m going to the house of the Lord. No one has taken me into his home, read more.
although we have both straw and feed for our donkeys, and bread and wine for me, your female servant, and the young man with your servant. There is nothing we lack.”

1 Kings 4:27-28

Each of those deputies for a month in turn provided food for King Solomon and for everyone who came to King Solomon’s table. They neglected nothing. Each man brought the barley and the straw for the chariot teams and the other horses to the required place according to his assignment.

Isaiah 11:7

The cow and the bear will graze,
their young ones will lie down together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb will feed together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox,
but the serpent’s food will be dust!
They will not do what is evil or destroy
on My entire holy mountain,”
says the Lord.

Exodus 5:6-7

That day Pharaoh commanded the overseers of the people as well as their foremen: “Don’t continue to supply the people with straw for making bricks, as before. They must go and gather straw for themselves.

Exodus 5:10-13

So the overseers and foremen of the people went out and said to them, “This is what Pharaoh says: ‘I am not giving you straw. Go get straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but there will be no reduction at all in your workload.’” So the people scattered throughout the land of Egypt to gather stubble for straw. read more.
The overseers insisted, “Finish your assigned work each day, just as you did when straw was provided.”

Job 21:18

Are they like straw before the wind,
like chaff a storm sweeps away?

Job 41:26-29

The sword that reaches him will have no effect,
nor will a spear, dart, or arrow. He regards iron as straw,
and bronze as rotten wood. No arrow can make him flee;
slingstones become like stubble to him.read more.
A club is regarded as stubble,
and he laughs at the sound of a javelin.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw
and as dry grass shrivels in the flame,
so their roots will become like something rotten
and their blossoms will blow away like dust,
for they have rejected
the instruction of the Lord of Hosts,
and they have despised
the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 33:11

You will conceive chaff;
you will give birth to stubble.
Your breath is fire that will consume you.

Isaiah 25:10

For the Lord’s power will rest on this mountain.But Moab will be trampled in his place
as straw is trampled in a dung pile.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet who has only a dream should recount the dream, but the one who has My word should speak My word truthfully, for what is straw compared to grain?”—this is the Lord’s declaration.

1 Corinthians 3:10-15

According to God’s grace that was given to me, I have laid a foundation as a skilled master builder, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it. For no one can lay any other foundation than what has been laid down. That foundation is Jesus Christ. If anyone builds on that foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or straw, read more.
each one’s work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one’s work. If anyone’s work that he has built survives, he will receive a reward. If anyone’s work is burned up, it will be lost, but he will be saved; yet it will be like an escape through fire.

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Straw » Used for fodder

Genesis 24:32

So the man came to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and feed were given to the camels, and water was brought to wash his feet and the feet of the men with him.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb will feed together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox,
but the serpent’s food will be dust!
They will not do what is evil or destroy
on My entire holy mountain,”
says the Lord.

Straw » Used for brick

Exodus 5:7

“Don’t continue to supply the people with straw for making bricks, as before. They must go and gather straw for themselves.

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