'Root' in the Bible
lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood,
And Jehovah will smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he will root up Israel out of this good land which he gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the river, because they have made their Asherahs, provoking Jehovah to anger.
And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah Shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward;
I myself saw the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
If ye say, How shall we persecute him? when the root of the matter is found in me,
Man putteth forth his hand upon the flinty rock, he overturneth the mountains by the root.
My root shall be spread out to the waters, and the dew will lie all night on my branch;
For it is a fire that consumeth to destruction, and would root out all mine increase.
God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
Thou preparedst space before it, and it took deep root, and filled the land;
A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
The wicked desireth the net of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
Therefore as a tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and dry grass sinketh down in the flame, their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; for they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, standing as a banner of the peoples: the nations shall seek it; and his resting-place shall be glory.
Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a viper, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety; but I will kill thy root with famine, and thy remnant shall be slain.
In the future Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.
And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward;
Scarcely are they planted, scarcely are they sown, scarcely hath their stock taken root in the earth, but he also bloweth upon them and they wither, and the whirlwind taketh them away as stubble.
For he shall grow up before him as a tender sapling, and as a root out of dry ground: he hath no form nor lordliness, and when we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Thou hast planted them, they also have taken root: they advance, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, but far from their reins.
Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: because his root was by great waters.
Ephraim is smitten: their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit; yea, though they should bring forth, yet will I slay the beloved fruit of their womb.
For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
And already the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.
but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up;
but has no root in himself, but is for a time only; and when tribulation or persecution happens on account of the word, he is immediately offended.
But he said, No; lest in gathering the darnel ye should root up the wheat with it.
and when the sun arose it was burnt up, and because of its not having any root, it withered.
and they have no root in themselves, but are for a time: then, tribulation arising, or persecution on account of the word, immediately they are offended.
And already also the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.
But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away.
Now if the first-fruit be holy, the lump also; and if the root be holy, the branches also.
Now if some of the branches have been broken out, and thou, being a wild olive tree, hast been grafted in amongst them, and hast become a fellow-partaker of the root and of the fatness of the olive tree,
boast not against the branches; but if thou boast, it is not thou bearest the root, but the root thee.
And again, Esaias says, There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over the nations: in him shall the nations hope.
For the love of money is the root of every evil; which some having aspired after, have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;
And one of the elders says to me, Do not weep. Behold, the lion which is of the tribe of Juda, the root of David, has overcome so as to open the book, and its seven seals.
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify these things to you in the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and morning star.