Farm Bible Verses

55+ Farm Bible Verses – What Does God’s Word Say About Farming?

The Bible is filled with wisdom and advice about many different topics. God has given us His Word to help us prosper in every area of life. 

You’ll find plenty of Bible verses about farming, planting seeds, and harvesting the crops. As you can imagine, when the Bible was being written, many more people were farming their land and growing their own food. Grocery stores weren’t very common thousands of years ago.

Even if you’re not a farmer, many of these verses about farming can be applied to your life. 

Farm Bible Verses

“Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was so. The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.”
Genesis 1:11-12 NIV

Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.”
Genesis 1:29 NIV

“So the Lord God took the man [He had made] and settled him in the Garden of Eden to cultivate and keep it.”
Genesis 2:15 AMP

“The lazy man will not plow because of winter; He will beg during harvest and have nothing.”
Proverbs 20:4 NKJV

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleaning from your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the stranger: I am the Lord your God.”
Leviticus 23:22 NKJV

“You shall not sow your vineyard with different kinds of seed, lest the yield of the seed which you have sown and the fruit of your vineyard be defiled.”
Deuteronomy 22:9 NKJV

“Listen to me; listen, and pay close attention. Does a farmer always plow and never sow? Is he forever cultivating the soil and never planting? Does he not finally plant his seeds—black cumin, cumin, wheat, barley, and emmer wheat—each in its proper way, and each in its proper place?”
Isaiah 28:24 NLT

“He will also send you rain for the seed you sow in the ground, and the food that comes from the land will be rich and plentiful. In that day your cattle will graze in broad meadows.”
Isaiah 30:23 NIV

“He who watches the wind [waiting for all conditions to be perfect] will not sow [seed], and he who looks at the clouds will not reap [a harvest].”
Ecclesiastes 11:4-6 AMP

Genesis 26:12

“Then he told them a story: A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’ Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat and other goods. And I’ll sit back and say to myself, “My friend, you have enough stored away for years to come. Now take it easy! Eat, drink, and be merry!”’ But God said to him, ‘You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?’ Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.”
Luke 12:16-21 NLT

This is what the Lord says to the people of Judah and Jerusalem: “Plow up the hard ground of your hearts! Do not waste your good seed among thorns.”
Jeremiah 4:3 NLT

“Yes, the Lord will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase.”
Psalms 85:12 ESV

Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”
Luke 9:62 NIV

“Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds;”
Proverbs 27:23 NIV

“While the earth remains, Seedtime and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease.”
Genesis 8:22 NKJV

“When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you.”
Deuteronomy 8:10 NIV

“For six years you are to sow your fields and harvest the crops, but during the seventh year let the land lie unplowed and unused. Then the poor among your people may get food from it, and the wild animals may eat what is left. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.”
Exodus 23:10-11 NIV

“You must obey all my decrees. “Do not mate two different kinds of animals. Do not plant your field with two different kinds of seed. Do not wear clothing woven from two different kinds of thread.”
Leviticus 19:19 NLT

“For there shall be a sowing of peace. The vine shall give its fruit, and the ground shall give its produce, and the heavens shall give their dew. And I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.”
Zechariah 8:12 ESV

“I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not drop their fruit before it is ripe,” says the Lord Almighty.”
Malachi 3:11 NIV

Psalm 126:5

“Why? Because you have turned from the God who can save you. You have forgotten the Rock who can hide you. So you may plant the finest grapevines and import the most expensive seedlings. They may sprout on the day you set them out; yes, they may blossom on the very morning you plant them, but you will never pick any grapes from them. Your only harvest will be a load of grief and unrelieved pain.”
Isaiah 17:10-11 NLT

“Also he built towers in the desert. He dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the lowlands and in the plains; he also had farmers and vinedressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved the soil.”
2 Chronicles 26:10 NKJV

“The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry.”
Isaiah 55:10 NLT

“Moreover the profit of the land is for all; even the king is served from the field.”
Ecclesiastes 5:9 NKJV

“I went by the field of the lazy man, And by the vineyard of the man devoid of understanding; And there it was, all overgrown with thorns; Its surface was covered with nettles; Its stone wall was broken down.When I saw it, I considered it well; I looked on it and received instruction: A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest; So shall your poverty come like a prowler, And your need like an armed man.”
Proverbs 24:30-34 NKJV

“Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.”
Proverbs 3:10 NLT

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord. 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.”
Jeremiah 17:7-8 NKJV

“For all the animals of the forest are mine, and I own the cattle on a thousand hills. I know every bird on the mountains, and all the animals of the field are mine.”
Psalm 50:10-11 NLT

‘This shall be a sign to you: ‘You shall eat this year such as grows of itself, And in the second year what springs from the same; Also in the third year sow and reap, Plant vineyards and eat the fruit of them.”
2 Kings 19:29 NKJV

“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.”
Psalm 126:5 KJV

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.”
John 15:1-2 NIV

“Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains.”
James 5:7 NIV

“The Lord will command the blessing on you in your barns and in all that you undertake. And he will bless you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.”
Deuteronomy 28:8 ESV

“Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”
Galatians 6:7 NKJV

“When you come into the land, and have planted all kinds of trees for food, then you shall count their fruit as uncircumcised. Three years it shall be as uncircumcised to you. It shall not be eaten. But in the fourth year all its fruit shall be holy, a praise to the Lord. And in the fifth year you may eat its fruit, that it may yield to you its increase: I am the Lord your God.”
Leviticus 19:23-25 NKJV

Malachi 3:11

“It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.”
Psalm 74:17 NIV

“Then I will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil. And I will send grass in your fields for your livestock, that you may eat and be filled.’”
Deuteronomy 11:14-15 NKJV

“Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold: and the Lord blessed him.”
Genesis 26:12 KJV

“He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground.”
Mark 4:26 NIV

“He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for people to cultivate—bringing forth food from the earth.”
Psalm 104:14 NIV

“Happy and fortunate are you who cast your seed upon all waters [when the river overflows its banks; for the seed will sink into the mud and when the waters subside, the plant will spring up; you will find it after many days and reap an abundant harvest], you who safely send forth the ox and the donkey [to range freely].”
Isaiah 32:20 AMPC

“The generous soul will be made rich, And he who waters will also be watered himself.”
Proverbs 11:25 NKJV

“Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers his righteousness on you.”
Hosea 10:12 NIV

Isaiah 55:10

“Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Matthew 7:19 NKJV

“For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer and then bread to eat. In the same way, he will provide and increase your resources and then produce a great harvest of generosity in you.”
2 Corinthians 9:10 NLT

“Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.”
Matthew 9:37 NIV

“The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.”
2 Corinthians 9:6 ESV

“You drench the plowed ground with rain, melting the clods and leveling the ridges. You soften the earth with showers and bless its abundant crops.”
Psalm 65:10 NLT

“The hard-working farmer [who labors to produce crops] ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.”
2 Timothy 2:6 AMP

“They shall build houses and inhabit them; They shall plant vineyards and eat their fruit.”
Isaiah 65:21 NKJV

“Again you will plant vineyards on the hills of Samaria; the farmers will plant them and enjoy their fruit.”
Jeremiah 31:5 NIV

“They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do.”
Psalm 1:3 NLT

“The threshing floors will be filled with grain; the vats will overflow with new wine and oil. I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm—my great army that I sent among you.”
Joel 2:24-25 NIV

“When the ground soaks up the falling rain and bears a good crop for the farmer, it has God’s blessing.”
Hebrews 6:7 NLT

“I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.”
1 Corinthians 3:6 KJV


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