30 Important Bible Verses About Roses

Roses are often associated with love and beauty. In biblical symbolism, they represent the splendor of God’s creation and His enduring love for humanity. Here are verses that evoke the imagery of roses.

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Bible Verses About Roses

Song of Solomon 2:1 – The Rose of Sharon

“I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.”

Song of Solomon 2:2 – Like a Lily Among Thorns

“As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.”

Isaiah 35:1 – The Desert Blossoming Like a Rose

“The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus.”

Isaiah 35:2 – The Splendor of Carmel and Sharon

“It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the splendor of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the splendor of our God.”

Isaiah 60:13 – The Beauty of Lebanon Shall Come to You

“The glory of Lebanon shall come to you, the cypress, the plane, and the pine, to beautify the place of my sanctuary, and I will make the place of my feet glorious.”

Jeremiah 31:12 – They Shall Be Like a Watered Garden

“They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion, and they shall be radiant over the goodness of the Lord, over the grain, the wine, and the oil, and over the young of the flock and the herd; their life shall be like a watered garden, and they shall languish no more.”

Ezekiel 47:12 – Fruitful Trees and Healing Leaves

“And on the banks, on both sides of the river, there will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves will not wither, nor their fruit fail, but they will bear fresh fruit every month, because the water for them flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food, and their leaves for healing.”

Matthew 6:28-29 – Consider the Lilies

“And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.”

Matthew 13:31-32 – The Mustard Seed

“He put another parable before them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.'”

Matthew 17:20 – Faith Like a Mustard Seed

“He said to them, ‘Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.'”

Mark 4:30-32 – The Parable of the Mustard Seed

“And he said, ‘With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth, yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants and puts out large branches, so that the birds of the air can make nests in its shade.'”

Luke 12:27 – Consider the Lilies

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

John 12:24 – The Seed Must Die

“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.”

Romans 5:3-5 – Suffering Produces Endurance, Character, and Hope

“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.”

1 Corinthians 15:36 – The Seed Must Die

“You foolish person! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies.”

1 Corinthians 15:38 – God Gives It a Body As He Has Chosen

“But God gives it a body as he has chosen, and to each kind of seed its own body.”

2 Corinthians 9:6 – Sowing and Reaping

“The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.”

Galatians 6:7 – God Cannot Be Mocked

“Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.”

1 Peter 1:24-25 – The Word of the Lord Stands Forever

“For ‘All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.’ And this word is the good news that was preached to you.”

Revelation 2:7 – The Tree of Life

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.”

Revelation 22:2 – The Healing of the Nations

“Through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.”

Revelation 22:14 – Blessed Are Those Who Wash Their Robes

“Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.”

Psalms 1:3 – Like a Tree Planted by Streams of Water

“He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.”

Psalms 23:2-3 – He Makes Me Lie Down in Green Pastures

“He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Psalms 92:12-14 – Flourishing in the Courts of Our God

“The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green.”

Proverbs 11:30 – Bearing Fruit That Brings Life

“The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.”

Proverbs 15:4 – A Gentle Tongue Is a Tree of Life

“A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.”

Proverbs 13:12 – Hope Deferred Makes the Heart Sick

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.”

Jeremiah 17:7-8 – Trusting in the Lord Is Like a Tree

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – Plans for Welfare and a Future

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Zechariah 3:9 – The Stone with Seven Eyes

“For behold, on the stone that I have set before Joshua, on a single stone with seven eyes, I will engrave its inscription, declares the Lord of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of this land in a single day.”

Zechariah 4:10 – Rejoicing to See the Plumb Line

“For whoever has despised the day of small things shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. ‘These seven are the eyes of the Lord, which range through the whole earth.'”

Matthew 12:33 – A Tree Known by Its Fruit

“Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad, for the tree is known by its fruit.”

Matthew 21:18-19 – The Withered Fig Tree

“In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he became hungry. And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, ‘May no fruit ever come from you again!’ And the fig tree withered at once.”

Mark 11:12-14 – The Withered Fig Tree

“On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. And he said to it, ‘May no one ever eat fruit from you again.’ And his disciples heard it.”

Mark 14:6 – Anointing Jesus with Perfume

“But Jesus said, ‘Leave her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a beautiful thing to me.”

Luke 13:6-9 – The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree

“And he told this parable: ‘A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vine dresser, ‘Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it use up the ground?’ And he answered him, ‘Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put on manure. Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.'”

John 15:1-8 – The Vine and the Branches

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.”

James 3:17-18 – The Fruit of Righteousness

“But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.”

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