'Soil' in the Bible
Since You are banishing me today from the soil, and I must hide myself from Your presence and become a restless wanderer on the earth, whoever finds me will kill me.”
Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to plant a vineyard.
“Every tenth of the land’s produce, grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.
He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will bless your descendants, and the produce of your land—your grain, new wine, and oil—the young of your herds, and the newborn of your flocks, in the land He swore to your fathers that He would give you.
All its soil will be a burning waste of sulfur and salt, unsown, producing nothing, with no plant growing on it, just like the fall of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord demolished in His fierce anger.
For the Lord will strike Israel and the people will shake as a reed shakes in water. He will uproot Israel from this good soil that He gave to their ancestors. He will scatter them beyond the Euphrates because they made their Asherah poles, provoking the Lord.
Ezri son of Chelub was in charge of those who worked in the fields tilling the soil.
then I will uproot Israel from the soil that I gave them, and this temple that I have sanctified for My name I will banish from My presence; I will make it an object of scorn and ridicule among all the peoples.
Since he had many cattle both in the Judean foothills and the plain, he built towers in the desert and dug many wells. And since he was a lover of the soil, he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile lands.
For distress does not grow out of the soil,and trouble does not sprout from the ground.
If its roots grow old in the groundand its stump starts to die in the soil,
as water wears away stonesand torrents wash away the soil from the land,so You destroy a man’s hope.
They devoured all the vegetation in their landand consumed the produce of their land.
How can we sing the Lord’s songon foreign soil?
As when one plows and breaks up the soil,turning up rocks,so our bones have been scatteredat the mouth of Sheol.
before He made the land, the fields,or the first soil on earth.
He broke up the soil, cleared it of stones,and planted it with the finest vines.He built a tower in the middle of itand even dug out a winepress there.He expected it to yield good grapes,but it yielded worthless grapes.
Does the plowman plow every day to plant seed?Does he continuously break up and cultivate the soil?
The wild oxen will be struck down with them,and young bulls with the mighty bulls.Their land will be soaked with blood,and their soil will be saturated with fat.
Edom’s streams will be turned into pitch,her soil into sulfur;her land will become burning pitch.
They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, consulted, and worshiped. Their bones will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil.
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.’
I will grant you compassion, and he will have compassion on you and allow you to return to your own soil.
They will destroy the walls of Tyre and demolish her towers. I will scrape the soil from her and turn her into a bare rock.
They will take your wealth as spoil and plunder your merchandise. They will also demolish your walls and tear down your beautiful homes. Then they will throw your stones, timber, and soil into the water.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says:Your wife will be a prostitute in the city,your sons and daughters will fall by the sword,and your land will be divided upwith a measuring line.You yourself will die on pagan soil,and Israel will certainly go into exilefrom its homeland.
He will say: I am not a prophet; I work the land, for a man purchased me as a servant since my youth.
Others fell on rocky ground, where there wasn’t much soil, and they sprang up quickly since the soil wasn’t deep.
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.
The soil produces a crop by itself—first the blade, then the head, and then the ripe grain on the head.
It’s like a mustard seed that, when sown in the soil, is smaller than all the seeds on the ground.
He told the vineyard worker, ‘Listen, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it even waste the soil?’
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