'Shoots' in the Bible
"There is hope for the tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots won't stop growing.
He won't escape darkness; a flame will wither his shoots; and he'll 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.
Its branches spread out to the Mediterranean Sea and its shoots to the Euphrates 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,
For the fields of Heshbon wither, as well as the vines of Sibmah. The rulers of the nations have struck down its choicest vines, which once reached Jazer and pushed to the desert. Its shoots spread out and passed over the sea."
For before the harvest, when the season of budding is over, and sour grapes ripen into mature grapes, he cuts off the shoots with pruning knives, clearing away the spreading branches as he lops them off.
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.
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."
It flourished and became a low, spreading vine. Its branches turned toward him, and its roots spread under him to become a vine that put out shoots and spread out its branches.
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."