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20 Bible Verses about Tilling The Soil

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Proverbs 28:19

He who tills his ground will have plenty bread, but he who follows fantasies will have plenty [of] poverty.

Genesis 3:17-19

And to Adam he said, "Because you listened to the voice of your wife and you ate from the tree {from which I forbade you to eat}, the ground [shall be] cursed on your account. In pain you shall eat [from] it all the days of your life. And thorns and thistles shall sprout for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field. By the sweat of your brow you shall eat bread, until your return to the ground. For from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Isaiah 7:25

And [as for] all of the hills that they hoed with the hoe, you will not go there, [for] fear of briers and thornbushes. And it will become like pastureland [for] cattle and overtrodden land [for] sheep.

Ezekiel 36:34

And the land that was desolate will be cultivated in {the very place that} it was desolate before [the] eyes of all of [the persons] crossing over.

2 Samuel 9:10

You shall till the land for him, you and your sons and your servants; you shall bring [in the produce] and it shall be food for the son of your master that he may eat. But Mephibosheth the son of your master may always eat food at my table." (Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty slaves.)

Ecclesiastes 5:9

The produce of the land is exploited by everyone; {even the king profits from the field [of the poor]}!

Ezekiel 36:9

For look! I [am] for you, and I will turn you, and you will be tilled, and you will be planted.

Micah 4:3

And he will judge between many peoples and will arbitrate for strong nations far away; and they will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation will not lift up a sword against a nation, and they will no longer learn war.

Job 1:14

And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}.

Job 39:10

Can you tie [the] wild ox [with] its rope to a furrow, or will it harrow [the] valleys after you?

Deuteronomy 22:10

"You shall not plow with an ox and with a donkey [yoked] together.

Amos 6:12

Do horses run on rocks, or does one plow the sea with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and [the] fruit of righteousness into wormwood!

Genesis 4:12

When you till the ground {it shall no longer yield its strength to you}. You shall be a wanderer and a fugitive on the earth."

Genesis 45:6

For these two years the famine [has been] in the midst of the land, but [there will be] five more years where there is no plowing or harvest.

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