72 occurrences

'Seed' in the Bible

Then God said, “Let the earth produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds.” And it was so.

The earth produced vegetation: seed-bearing plants according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.

God also said, “Look, I have given you every seed-bearing plant on the surface of the entire earth and every tree whose fruit contains seed. This food will be for you,

Why should we die here in front of you—both us and our land? Buy us and our land in exchange for food. Then we with our land will become Pharaoh’s slaves. Give us seed so that we can live and not die, and so that the land won’t become desolate.”

Then Joseph said to the people, “Understand today that I have acquired you and your land for Pharaoh. Here is seed for you. Sow it in the land.

At harvest, you are to give a fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours as seed for the field and as food for yourselves, your households, and your dependents.”

The house of Israel named the substance manna. It resembled coriander seed, was white, and tasted like wafers made with honey.

If one of their carcasses falls on any seed that is to be sown, it is clean;

but if water has been put on the seed and one of their carcasses falls on it, it is unclean for you.

“You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

“If a man consecrates to the Lord any part of a field that he possesses, your assessment of value will be proportional to the seed needed to sow it, at the rate of 50 silver shekels for every five bushels of barley seed.

The manna resembled coriander seed, and its appearance was like that of bdellium.

Water will flow from his buckets,and his seed will be by abundant water.His king will be greater than Agag,and his kingdom will be exalted.

For the land you are entering to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated by hand as in a vegetable garden.

Do not plant your vineyard with two types of seed; otherwise, the entire harvest, both the crop you plant and the produce of the vineyard, will be defiled.

“You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because locusts will devour it.

Though one goes along weeping,carrying the bag of seed,he will surely come back with shouts of joy,carrying his sheaves.

In the morning sow your seed,and at evening do not let your hand rest,because you don’t know which will succeed,whether one or the other,or if both of them will be equally good.

Though a tenth will remain in the land,it will be burned again.Like the terebinth or the oakthat leaves a stump when felled,the holy seed is the stump.

On the day that you plant,you will help them to grow,and in the morningyou will help your seed to sprout,but the harvest will vanishon the day of disease and incurable pain.

Then He will send rain for your seed that you have sown in the ground, and the food, the produce of the ground, will be rich and plentiful. On that day your cattle will graze in open pastures.

Those who sow seed are happybeside abundant waters;they let ox and donkey range freely.

Yet the Lord was pleased to crush Him severely.When You make Him a restitution offering,He will see His seed, He will prolong His days,and by His hand, the Lord’s pleasure will be accomplished.

For just as rain and snow fall from heavenand do not return therewithout saturating the earthand making it germinate and sprout,and providing seed to sowand food to eat,

I planted you, a choice vinefrom the very best seed.How then could you turn intoa degenerate, foreign vine?

“The days are coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“when I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of man and the seed of beast.

then I might also reject the seed of Jacob and of My servant David—not taking from his descendants rulers over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Instead, I will restore their fortunes and have compassion on them.”

You must not build a house or sow seed or plant a vineyard. Those things are not for you. Rather, you must live in tents your whole life, so you may live a long time on the soil where you stay as a temporary resident.’

We also have not built houses to live in and do not have vineyard, field, or seed.

Then he took some of the land’s seedand put it in a fertile field;he set it like a willow,a plant by abundant waters.

Hear this! The days are coming—this is the Lord’s declaration—when the plowman will overtake the reaperand the one who treads grapes,the sower of seed.The mountains will drip with sweet wine,and all the hills will flow with it.

Is there still seed left in the granary? The vine, the fig, the pomegranate, and the olive tree have not yet produced. But from this day on I will bless you.”

He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

The landowner’s slaves came to him and said, ‘Master, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?’

He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.

“Then the man who had received one talent also approached and said, ‘Master, I know you. You’re a difficult man, reaping where you haven’t sown and gathering where you haven’t scattered seed.

As he sowed, this occurred: Some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up.

Other seed fell on rocky ground where it didn’t have much soil, and it sprang up right away, since it didn’t have deep soil.

Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it didn’t produce a crop.

“The kingdom of God is like this,” He said. “A man scatters seed on the ground;

It’s like a mustard seed that, when sown in the soil, is smaller than all the seeds on the ground.

“A sower went out to sow his seed. As he was sowing, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the sky ate it up.

Other seed fell on the rock; when it sprang up, it withered, since it lacked moisture.

Other seed fell among thorns; the thorns sprang up with it and choked it.

Still other seed fell on good ground; when it sprang up, it produced a crop: 100 times what was sown.” As He said this, He called out, “Anyone who has ears to hear should listen!”

It’s like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky nested in its branches.”

“If you have faith the size of a mustard seed,” the Lord said, “you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.

Neither are they all children because they are Abraham’s descendants. On the contrary, your offspring will be tracedthrough Isaac.

And just as Isaiah predicted:If the Lord of Hostshad not left us offspring,we would have become like Sodom,and we would have been made like Gomorrah.

And as for what you sow—you are not sowing the future body, but only a seed, perhaps of wheat or another grain.

Are they Hebrews? So am I.Are they Israelites? So am I.Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.

the one it had been said about, Your seed will be tracedthrough Isaac.

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Definition
Usage
σφραγίζω 
Sphragizo 
seal , set to seal , stop , seal up , set a seal , vr seal
Usage: 25

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

ἐξαποστέλλω 
Exapostello 
Usage: 8

ערך 
`erek 
Usage: 33

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

שׁלח 
Shalach 
send , go , forth , send away , lay , send out , put , put away , cast out , stretch out , cast , set , put out , depart , soweth , loose ,
Usage: 848

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

δεύτερος 
Deuteros 
Usage: 36

ἐπιζητέω 
Epizeteo 
Usage: 8

καθίζω 
Kathizo 
sit , sit down , set , be set , be set down , continue , tarry
Usage: 30

πρωτοκαθεδρία 
Protokathedria 
Usage: 0

בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

חפשׂ 
Chaphas 
Usage: 23

חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

חקר 
Cheqer 
Usage: 12

חתם 
Chatham 
Usage: 27

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

מסתּר 
Mictar 
Usage: 10

משׁנה 
Mishneh 
Usage: 35

נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

נסך 
Nacak 
pour out , pour , cover , offer , melteth , molten , set , set up
Usage: 25

נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

סתרה סתר 
Cether 
Usage: 36

עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

קוּם 
Quwm (Aramaic) 
set up , arise , stand , set , establish , rise up , appointeth , stood by , made , rise
Usage: 35

שׁבעה 
Shib`ah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
put , make , set , lay , appoint , give , set up , consider , turn , brought , ordain , place , take , shew , regard , mark , disposed , care ,
Usage: 580

שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

תּוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 23

ἀναπέμπω 
Anapempo 
Usage: 4

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

ἀρσενοκοίτης 
Arsenokoites 
Usage: 2

ἀσχημονέω 
Aschemoneo 
Usage: 2

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

δουλόω 
Douloo 
Usage: 8

εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

ἐκζητέω 
Ekzeteo 
Usage: 5

ἐκπέμπω 
Ekpempo 
Usage: 1

ἐμβλέπω 
Emblepo 
behold , look upon , see , gaze up , can see
Usage: 11

ἐμπορεύομαι 
Emporeuomai 
buy and sell , make merchandise , vr buy and sell
Usage: 2

ἐπιβιβάζω 
Epibibazo 
set on , set thereon
Usage: 2

ἐπικαθίζω 
Epikathizo 
set , vr set
Usage: 1

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79

λατρεία 
Latreia 
Usage: 4

οἰκέτης 
Oiketes 
Usage: 3

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

πρόκειμαι 
Prokeimai 
be set before , be first , be set forth
Usage: 5

σπόρος 
Sporos 
Usage: 1

συμπέμπω 
Sumpempo 
send , send with
Usage: 2

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

אחידה 
'achiydah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אט 
'at 
Usage: 6

אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 4

אשׁתּדּוּר 
'eshtadduwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

בּטח 
Betach 
Usage: 42

בּטּחות 
Battuchowth 
Usage: 1

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּעה בּעא 
B@`a' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 7

בּקר 
B@qar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

בּקּרה 
Baqqarah 
Usage: 1

בּשׁל 
Bashal 
Usage: 28

גּזרה 
Gizrah 
Usage: 8

גּלל 
Galal 
Usage: 18

גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 37

דּי 
Diy (Aramaic) 
whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when
Usage: 336

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

המּון המּו 
himmow 
them , set , are , those , men
Usage: 9

הנּה 
Hinneh 
Behold, see, lo, here...I, and lo
Usage: 1060

זחל 
Zachal 
Usage: 3

זמן 
Z@man 
Usage: 3

זמן 
Z@man (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

זקף 
Z@qaph (Aramaic) 
set up
Usage: 1

זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

זרע 
Z@ra` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

חבא 
Chaba' 
Usage: 33

חתם חותם 
Chowtham 
Usage: 14

חזה חזא 
Chaza' (Aramaic) 
see , saw , beheld , had , wont , beheld
Usage: 31

חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

חזה 
Chozeh 
Usage: 18

חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

חלק 
Chalaq 
Usage: 65

חפא 
Chapha' 
Usage: 1

חפר 
Chaphar 
Usage: 22

חפשׁית חפשׁוּת 
Chophshuwth 
Usage: 2

חקה 
Chaqah 
Usage: 4

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חרשׁ 
Cheresh 
Usage: 1

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

חתם 
Chatham (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

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