'Reap' in the Bible
“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.
“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.
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.”
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.
The fiftieth year will be your Jubilee; you are not to sow, reap what grows by itself, or harvest its untended vines.
“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.
He can appoint them for his use as commanders of thousands or commanders of fifties, to plow his ground or reap his harvest, or to make his weapons of war or the equipment for his chariots.
“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.
In my experience, those who plow injusticeand those who sow trouble reap the same.
Those who sow in tearswill reap with shouts of joy.
The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
One who watches the wind will not sow,and the one who looks at the clouds will not reap.
“‘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.
Indeed, they sow the windand reap the whirlwind.There is no standing grain;what sprouts fails to yield flour.Even if they did,foreigners would swallow it up.
Sow righteousness for yourselvesand reap faithful love;break up your unplowed ground.It is time to seek the Lorduntil He comes and sends righteousnesson you like the rain.
You will sow but not reap;you will press olivesbut not anoint yourself with oil;and you will tread grapesbut not drink the wine.
Look at the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?
“But his master replied to him, ‘You evil, lazy slave! If you knew that I reap where I haven’t sown and gather where I haven’t scattered,
Consider the ravens: They don’t sow or reap; they don’t have a storeroom or a barn; yet God feeds them. Aren’t you worth much more than the birds?
because I was afraid of you, for you’re a tough man: you collect what you didn’t deposit and reap what you didn’t sow.’
I sent you to reap what you didn’t labor for; others have labored, and you have benefited from their labor.”
If we have sown spiritual things for you, is it too much if we reap material benefits from you?
Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
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.
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.”