'Plants' in the Bible
Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:
Vegetation sprouted all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed. And God saw that it was good.
I have given all green plants as food for every wild animal of the earth, every bird that flies, and to every living thing that crawls on the earth." And that is what happened.
It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you'll eat the plants from the meadows.
"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything.
overthrowing those cities, all of the plain, and everyone who lived in the cities. He also destroyed the plants that grew out of the ground.
May my instructions descend like rain and may my words flow like dew, as light rain upon the grass, and as showers upon new plants.
"Indeed, this is the benefit of God's way: from the soil other plants will sprout.
Or ask the green plants of the earth and they'll teach you; let the fish in the sea tell you.
He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land,
May our sons in their youth be like full-grown plants, and our daughters like pillars destined to decorate a palace.
She evaluates a field and purchases it; from the proceeds she plants a vineyard.
For you have forgotten the God of your salvation and have not remembered the Rock that is your strength. Therefore even though you plant delightful plants, sowing them with imported vine-seedlings,
When he has leveled its surface, he scatters caraway and sows cumin, doesn't he? He plants wheat in rows, barley in its designated place, and feed for livestock around its borders, doesn't he?
Their inhabitants are devoid of power, and are terrified and put to shame. They've become like plants in the field, like green shoots, like grass on rooftops, scorched by the east wind.
He cuts down cedars, or chooses a cypress tree or an oak, and lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest. Or he plants a cedar, and the rain makes it grow.
Eliminate from Babylon the one who plants seeds and the one who uses the sickle at harvest time. Because of the oppressor's sword, let each one turn toward his own people and flee to his own land."
Although it is the smallest of all seeds, when it is fully grown it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, and the birds in the sky come and nest in its branches."
when it's planted it comes up and becomes larger than all the garden plants. It grows such large branches that the birds in the sky can nest in its shade."
because every tree is known by its own fruit. People don't gather figs from thorny plants or pick grapes from a thorn bush.
So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is significant, but God, who keeps everything growing, is the one who matters.
The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.
Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat any of its grapes? Or who takes care of a flock and does not drink any of its milk?
Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants: