'Shoots' in the Bible
While still uncut shoots, they would dry up quicker than any [other] plant.
He is an amply watered plant in the sunshine; his shoots spread out over his garden.
There is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its shoots will not die.
at the scent of water it will flourish and put forth shoots like a new plant.
He will not escape from the darkness; flames will wither his shoots, and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth.
The voice of the LORD shoots out flashes of fire.
May they flow away like rain water that runs off, may they become like someone who shoots broken arrows.
It sent out sprouts toward the Sea and shoots toward the River.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children like olive shoots surrounding your table.
An archer who shoots at anyone is like someone who hires a fool or anyone who passes by.
Like the maniac who shoots fiery darts and deadly arrows
Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates, with choice fruit, henna with nard,
So the Lord cut off Israel's head and tail, both the shoots and stalk in one day.
For Heshbon's terraced vineyards and the grapevines of Sibmah have withered. The rulers of the nations have trampled its choice vines that reached as far as Jazer and spread to the desert. Their shoots spread out and reached the Dead Sea.
In that day the cities of his strength shall be as the gleanings which remain on the shoots and on the branches, which were left of the sons of Israel; and there shall be desolation.
For before the harvest, when the blossoming is over and the blossom becomes a ripening grape, He will cut off the shoots with a pruning knife, and tear away and remove the branches.
Egypt will not be able to do a thing, head or tail, shoots and stalk.
In times to come, Jacob will take root, and Israel will blossom, sprout shoots, and fill the whole world with fruit.
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.
And thy people shall all be righteous; they shall inherit the land for ever; they shall be shoots of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.
For just as the soil brings forth its shoots, and as a garden makes what is sown within it spring up, so the LORD God will make righteousness and praise spring up before all the nations for Zion's sake."
And I planted thee a choice vine, wholly a true seed, And how hast thou been turned to Me, To the degenerate shoots of a strange vine?
Go up among her vineyard terraces and destroy them, but do not finish them off. Prune away her shoots, for they do not belong to the Lord.
O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with more than the weeping of Jaazer: thy shoots passed over the sea, they reached to the sea of Jaazer. The spoiler is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage.
He cropped off the top of its young shoots, and carried it into a merchants' land; he set it in a city of traders.
It sprouted and became a spreading vine, low in height with its branches turned toward him, yet its roots stayed under it. So it became a vine, produced branches, and sent forth shoots.
And there is another great eagle, Great-winged, and abounding with feathers, And lo, this vine hath bent its roots toward him, And its thin shoots it hath sent out toward him, To water it from the furrows of its planting,
This is what the Lord God says: I will take [a sprig] from the lofty top of the cedar and plant [it]. I will pluck a tender sprig from its topmost shoots, and I will plant [it] on a high towering mountain.
In a mountain -- the high place of Israel, I plant it, And it hath borne boughs, and yielded fruit, And become a goodly cedar, And dwelt under it have all birds of every wing, In the shade of its thin shoots they dwell.
And it hath strong rods for sceptres of rulers, And high is its stature above thick branches, And it appeareth in its height In the multitude of its thin shoots.
Fire had burned through its branches, consuming its shoots and fruits. No strong branches remain in it, and there is no scepter to rule!' "This is a lamentation, and it is to be used in mourning."
Therefore it grew taller than all the trees of the field; its boughs grew large and its branches grew long, because of the plentiful water in its shoots.
And he is fair in his greatness, In the length of his thin shoots, For his root hath been by great waters.
Fair I have made him in the multitude of his thin shoots, And envy him do all trees of Eden that are in the garden of God.
And cut him off do strangers, The terrible of nations, and they leave him, On the mountains and in all valleys have his thin shoots fallen, And broken are his boughs at all streams of the land, And go down from his shade do all peoples of the land, and they leave him.
When they go, I'll cast my net over them. I'll bring them down, as one shoots birds in the sky. I'll chasten them, as the assembly has already heard.
His shoots shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive-tree, and his smell as Lebanon.
Do not fear, wild animals of [the] field, because [the] pastures of [the] desert have put forth new green shoots, because [the] tree has produced its fruit, [the] fig tree and [the] vine have yielded their produce.
But when the blade shoots up and the grain is formed, then appears the darnel also.
And the servants of the owner came to him and said, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then how does it have darnel shoots in it?
From the fig tree learn this lesson: as soon as its young shoots become soft and tender and it puts out its leaves, you know of a surety that summer is near.
Some falls on the rocky ground where it finds but little earth, and it shoots up quickly because it has no depth of soil;
but when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater than all herbs and shoots out great branches, so that the fowls of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.
Exercise foresight and be on the watch to look [after one another], to see that no one falls back from and fails to secure God's grace (His unmerited favor and spiritual blessing), in order that no root of resentment (rancor, bitterness, or hatred) shoots forth and causes trouble and bitter torment, and the many become contaminated and defiled by it -- "