30 Important Bible Verses About Gardening

Gardening parallels spiritual growth, requiring patience, nurturing, and perseverance. Here are verses that draw connections between cultivating a garden and cultivating faith, character, and virtue.

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Bible Verses About Gardening

Genesis 2:15 – God’s Command to Tend and Keep

Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend and keep it.

Jeremiah 17:8 – Be Like a Tree Planted by the Water

For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year of drought, nor will cease from yielding fruit.

Matthew 13:3 – The Parable of the Sower

Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: “Behold, a sower went out to sow.”

Matthew 13:8 – The Seeds Falling on Good Soil

But others fell on good ground and yielded a crop: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

Matthew 13:23 – The Seeds Falling on Good Soil (Explanation)

But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

Matthew 13:31 – The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Another parable He put forth to them, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field.”

Mark 4:8 – The Seeds Falling on Good Soil (Explanation)

But others fell on good ground and yielded a crop that sprang up, increased and produced: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”

Mark 4:20 – The Seeds Falling on Good Soil (Explanation)

But these are the ones sown on good ground, those who hear the word, accept it, and bear fruit: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”

John 15:1 – I Am the True Vine

I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

John 15:2 – Every Branch that Bears Fruit

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

John 15:5 – I Am the Vine, You Are the Branches

I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.

1 Corinthians 3:6 – God Gives the Increase

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.

1 Corinthians 3:9 – God’s Field, God’s Building

For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, you are God’s building.

Galatians 6:7 – Reaping What We Sow

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

Galatians 6:8 – Sowing to the Spirit and Reaping Eternal Life

For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.

Colossians 1:10 – Bearing Fruit in Every Good Work

That you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.

James 3:18 – Sowing in Peace

Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.

Psalm 1:1 – The Blessed Man and His Delight in the Law of the Lord

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful;

Psalm 1:3 – The Righteous Man and the Trees Planted by the Rivers of Water

He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

Isaiah 55:10 – The Power of God’s Word in Producing Fruit

For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and do not return there, but water the earth, and make it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

Isaiah 55:11 – God’s Word Does Not Return Void

So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.

Jeremiah 29:5 – Plant Gardens and Eat Their Fruit

Build houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat their fruit.

Ezekiel 36:30 – The Fruitful Field

I will multiply the fruit of the tree and the increase of the field, so that you need never again bear the reproach of famine among the nations.

Hosea 10:12 – Sow for Yourselves Righteousness and Reap Mercy

Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground, for it is time to seek the LORD, till He comes and rains righteousness on you.

Joel 2:23 – The Latter Rain for Your Righteousness

Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God; for He has given you the former rain faithfully, and He will cause the rain to come down for you—the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.

James 5:7 – Be Patient for the Rain and the Early and Latter Rain

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain.

Amos 9:13 – The Plowman Shall Overtake the Reaper

“Behold, the days are coming,” says the LORD, “When the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him who sows seed; the mountains shall drip with sweet wine, and all the hills shall flow with it.”

Micah 6:8 – Do Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With Your God

He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?

Luke 12:27 – Consider the Lilies, How They Grow

Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

John 12:24 – A Grain of Wheat Falls to the Ground and Dies

Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.

Romans 1:20 – God’s Invisible Attributes are Clearly Seen

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse.

Romans 12:2 – Be Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

1 Corinthians 3:7 – Neither He Who Plants Nor Waters Is Anything

So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

Galatians 5:22-23 – The Fruit of the Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

James 1:17 – Every Good Gift Comes from Above

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.

2 Timothy 2:6 – The Hardworking Farmer Must Be First to Partake of the Crop

The hardworking farmer must be first to partake of the crops.

Genesis 1:29 – God Gives Every Herb and Tree for Food

And God said, “See, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food.”

Proverbs 31:16 – She Considers a Field and Buys It

She considers a field and buys it; from her profits she plants a vineyard.

Ecclesiastes 3:2 – A Time to Plant and a Time to Pluck What is Planted

A time to plant, and a time to pluck what is planted;

Isaiah 58:11 – You Shall Be Like a Watered Garden

The LORD will guide you continually and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones; you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Ezekiel 17:23 – He Will Plant a Cedar and it Will Bear Fruit

On the mountain height of Israel I will plant it; and it will bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a majestic cedar. Under it will dwell birds of every sort; in the shadow of its branches they will dwell.

Ezekiel 34:26 – Showers of Blessing

I will make them and the places all around My hill a blessing; and I will cause showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing.

Matthew 6:28 – Consider the Lilies of the Field

So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;

Romans 5:8 – God Demonstrates His Love

But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

2 Corinthians 9:10 – God Provides Seed to the Sower

Now may He who supplies seed to the sower, and bread for food, supply and multiply the seed you have sown and increase the fruits of your righteousness,

Galatians 6:9 – Let Us Not Grow Weary While Doing Good

And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.

1 Peter 1:24 – The Grass Withering, and the Flower Falling

…because “All flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,

Revelation 22:2 – The Tree of Life and Its Twelve Fruits

In the middle of its street, and on either side of the river, was the tree of life, which bore twelve fruits, each tree yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

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