4402 plants

4402 plants

Plants are an important aspect of God’s creation, and a major source of food and materials. Scripture refers to many plants, with their various uses.

Plants as a source of food

Ge 1:29-30 See also Ge 1:11-12; Ge 3:17-19; Ge 9:3; Ps 104:14

Growth of plants dependent upon soil, sun and irrigation

Dt 32:2 See also Ge 2:4-5; 2Ki 19:26 pp Isa 37:27; Job 8:16-19; Isa 61:11; Zec 10:1; Mt 13:3-8 pp Mk 4:3-8 pp Lk 8:5-8; Jas 1:11

Individual plants

Aloes Nu 24:5-6 See also Ps 45:8; Pr 7:17; SS 4:13-14

Calamus Jer 6:20 See also SS 4:12-14; Isa 43:24; Eze 27:19

Crocus Isa 35:1-2

Hyssop 1Ki 4:33 See also Ex 12:22; Ps 51:7; Jn 19:29

Lily Lk 12:27 pp Mt 6:28-29 See also SS 2:1-2; Hos 14:5

Lotus Job 40:21-22

Mandrake SS 7:13 See also Ge 30:14-16

Mustard Mt 13:31-32 pp Mk 4:30-32 pp Lk 13:18-19

Myrtle Isa 55:13 See also Isa 41:18-20; Zec 1:8-10

Reed Ex 2:3 See also Job 8:11; Isa 19:6-7

Rose SS 2:1

Rush Isa 19:6-7

See also

4017life, animal & plant
4444flax
4466herbs and spices
4470hyssop
4472lily
4484mustard seed
4494papyrus
4502reed
4504roots
4534vine
4540weeds
8257fruitfulness, natural