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114+ Bible Verses About Flowers [See God's Garden]

Written By John Noonan
Last updated: June 16, 2023

As a lover of both flowers and sacred texts, I've found great inspiration and wisdom in bible verses about flowers. There's something truly magical about the delicate beauty of blossoms and the profound messages they carry across the passages of the holy scriptures. Flowers, in all their myriad forms and colors, often serve as symbols and analogies for powerful life lessons and spiritual growth, providing us with valuable insights for living a more fulfilling and purposeful life.

In this post, I'm excited to share with you a collection of Bible verses about flowers that not only highlight their inherent grace and splendor but also reveal deep spiritual truths applicable to our modern lives. So whether you're a devout believer seeking to enrich your spiritual journey or simply someone who appreciates the simple elegance of nature's blooms, allow these passages to uplift your soul and guide your path.

Isaiah 40:8 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Flowers Symbolizing God's Magnificence

1. Isaiah 40:8

“The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.”

2. Job 12:7-10

“But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this? In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.”

3. Psalm 103:15-16

“The life of mortals is like grass; they flourish like a flower of the field; the wind blows over it and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more.”

4. Matthew 6:28-29

“And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.”

5. Song of Solomon 2:12

“Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land.”

6. Psalm 96:12

“Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.”

7. Isaiah 35:1

“The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus.”

8. Hosea 14:5

“I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily. Like a cedar of Lebanon he will send down his roots.”

9. Isaiah 62:9

“For as the earth brings forth its sprouts, and as a garden causes its plants and vegetables to spring up, so shall the Lord God cause righteousness and peace to sprout forth before all the nations.”

10. Psalm 72:16

“May there be abundance of grain in the land; on the tops of the mountains may it wave; may its fruit be like Lebanon; and may people blossom in the cities like the grass of the field!”

1 Peter 1:24 - Bible Verses About Flowers

11. 1 Peter 1:24

“For, 'All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall.'”

12. James 1:10-11

“But the one who is rich should take pride in their low position, because they will pass away like a wildflower. For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty is destroyed. In the same way, the rich will fade away even while they go about their business.”

13. Isaiah 28:4

“And the fading flower of its glorious beauty, which is on the head of the rich valley, will be like a first-ripe fig before the summer; when someone sees it, he swallows it as soon as it is in his hand.”

14. Job 14:2

“Like a flower, he comes forth, then withers; he flees like a shadow and does not remain.”

15. Song of Solomon 2:1

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

16. Song of Solomon 4:12

“You are a garden locked up, my sister, my bride; you are a spring enclosed, a sealed fountain.”

17. Song of Solomon 6:2

“My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to browse in the gardens and to gather lilies.”

18. Psalm 104:14

“He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for people to cultivate – bringing forth food from the earth.”

19. Song of Solomon 5:13

“His cheeks are like beds of spice yielding perfume. His lips are like lilies dripping with myrrh.”

20. Psalm 145:5

On the glorious splendor of Your majesty and on Your wondrous works, I will meditate.”

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2 Corinthians 6:9 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Blossoms for Comfort and Reassurance

21. 2 Corinthians 6:9

“As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed.”

22. Luke 12:27

“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.”

23. Psalm 52:8

"But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever."

24. Isaiah 55:12

"For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands."

25. Psalm 92:12

"The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: they shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon."

26. Isaiah 32:15

"Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is counted as a forest."

27. Hebrews 12:2

"Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God."

28. Isaiah 61:3

"To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness."

29. Isaiah 40:7

"The grass withers, the flower fades when the breath of the LORD blows on it; surely the people are grass."

30. Job 8:21

"He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with shouting."

31. Psalm 126:5

"Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy!"

32. Revelation 21:4

"He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away."

33. Isaiah 66:13

"As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem."

Jeremiah 17:8 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Planting Spiritual Growth through Flowers

34. Jeremiah 17:8

"For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat comes, but her leaf shall be green."

35. Psalm 1:3

"And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water that brings forth fruits in his season; his leaf also shall not wither, and whatever he does shall prosper."

36. Proverbs 11:28

“He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.”

37. Ezekiel 17:24

"And all the trees of the field shall know that I am the Lord; I bring low the high tree, and make high the low tree, dry up the green tree, and make the dry tree to flourish."

38. Matthew 7:17-20

"So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit…Thus you will recognize them by their fruits."

39. John 15:5

"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."

40. Galatians 5:22-23

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things, there is no law."

41. Colossians 1:10

"So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God."

42. Song of Solomon 4:16

“Awake, north wind, and come, south wind! Blow on my garden, that its fragrance may spread everywhere. Let my beloved come into his garden and taste its choice fruits.”

43. 1 Corinthians 3:6-8

"I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth."

44. Philippians 1:9-11

"And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God."

45. James 3:18

"And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace."

46. Luke 6:43-45

"For a good tree does not bear bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns, nor do they gather grapes from a bramble bush."

47. Matthew 13:23

"But the seed sown on good soil is the one who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what was sown."

48. Hosea 10:12

"Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you."

Proverbs 3:18 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Floral Guidance in Life's Journey

49. Proverbs 3:18

"Wisdom is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her; those who hold her fast are called blessed."

50. Psalm 23:1-2

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures."

51. Proverbs 15:4

"Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit."

52. Psalm 37:35

"I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree."

53. Genesis 2:9

“And out of the ground the LORD God made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight and good for food…”

54. Isaiah 41:19

“I will put in the wilderness the cedar, the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive. I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane, and the pine together.”

55. Revelation 22:2

"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."

56. Matthew 13:32

"Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches."

57. Mark 8:24

"And he looked up and said, 'I see people, but they look like trees, walking.'"

58. Ezekiel 47:12

"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."

59. Zechariah 1:8

"I saw by night, and behold, a man riding on a red horse. He stood among the myrtle trees in the hollow, and behind him were horses, red, sorrel, and white."

60. Psalm 128:3

"Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table."

61. Matthew 21:19

"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."

62. Matthew 24:32

"Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near."

63. Isaiah 60:13

"The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir, and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary; and I will glorify the place for my feet."

Song of Solomon 2:2 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Love and Romance in Bible Blooms

64. Song of Solomon 2:2

"Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the young women."

65. Song of Solomon 5:1

"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride…"

66. Song of Solomon 3:6

“Who is this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?”

67. Song of Solomon 7:12

“Let us go early to the vineyards to see if the vines have budded, if their blossoms have opened, and if the pomegranates are in bloom—there I will give you my love.”

68. Song of Solomon 2:16

"My beloved is mine, and I am his; he grazes among the lilies."

69. Song of Solomon 6:11

“I went down to the nut orchard to look at the blossoms of the valley, to see whether the vines had budded, whether the pomegranates were in bloom.”

70. Song of Solomon 8:14

“Hurry, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the mountains of spices.”

71. Genesis 30:14

“During wheat harvest, Reuben went out into the fields and found some mandrake plants, which he brought to his mother Leah. Rachel said to Leah, ‘Please give me some of your son's mandrakes.’”

72. Proverbs 5:18

"May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth."

73. Proverbs 18:22

"He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord."

74. Ecclesiastes 9:9

"Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun."

75. Ephesians 5:25

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her."

76. Song of Solomon 2:13

"The fig tree ripens its figs, and the vines are in blossom; they give forth fragrance. Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away."

77. Song of Solomon 3:1

"On my bed by night I sought him whom my soul loves; I sought him, but found him not."

78. Song of Solomon 4:10

“How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume more than any spice!”

79. Song of Solomon 7:13

“The mandrakes send out their fragrance, and at our door is every delicacy, both new and old, that I have stored up for you, my beloved.”

Exodus 25:31-33 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Expressions of Worship through Flowers

80. Exodus 25:31-33

“Make a lampstand of pure gold. Hammer out its base and shaft, and make its flower-like cups, buds and blossoms of one piece with them…”

81. Exodus 37:17-18

“They made the lampstand of pure gold. They hammered out its base and shaft and made its flower-like cups, buds and blossoms of one piece with them.”

82. 1 Kings 7:26

“It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.”

83. 1 Kings 6:29

“On the walls all around the temple, in both the inner and outer rooms, he carved cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers.”

84. 2 Chronicles 4:21

“The flowers, lamps, and tongs were of purest gold.”

85. Jeremiah 11:16

“The Lord called you a thriving olive tree with fruit beautiful in form. But with the roar of a mighty storm he will set it on fire, and its branches will be broken.”

86. 1 Chronicles 29:11

"Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, O Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all."

87. Psalm 150:6

"Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord!"

88. Revelation 5:13

"Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: 'To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!'"

89. Isaiah 12:5

"Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world."

Psalm 34:1 - Bible Verses About Flowers

90. Psalm 34:1

"I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips."

91. Psalm 47:6

"Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises."

92. Psalm 71:8

"My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long."

93. Isaiah 43:21

"The people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise."

94. 1 Chronicles 16:9

"Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts."

95. Hebrews 13:15

"Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name."

96. Jeremiah 20:13

"Sing to the Lord! Give praise to the Lord! He rescues the life of the needy from the hands of the wicked."

97. Psalm 113:3

"From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised."

Judges 9:8-15 - Bible Verses About Flowers

Lessons Learned from Biblical Botany

98. Judges 9:8-15

“One day the trees went out to anoint a king for themselves. They said to the olive tree, 'Be our king…'"

99. Isaiah 5:1-7

“I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My loved one had a vineyard on a fertile hillside…”

100. Matthew 13:24-30

“Jesus told them another parable: 'The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field…'"

101. Luke 13:6-9

“Then he told this parable: 'A man had a fig tree, planted in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it, but did not find any…'"

102. John 12:24

"Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds."

103. 1 Corinthians 15:36-38

“How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies. When you sow, you do not plant the body that will be, but just a seed, perhaps of wheat or of something else. But God gives it a body as he has determined, and to each kind of seed he gives its own body.”

104. Matthew 21:18-22

"Early in the morning, as Jesus was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. And seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, 'May you never bear fruit again!' Immediately the tree withered."

105. Mark 4:26-29

“He also said, 'This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground…'"

106. Mark 4:30-32

“Again he said, 'What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it?…'"

107. Luke 8:11-15

“'This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God…'"

108. Genesis 8:22

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

109. 2 Corinthians 9:6

“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.”

Galatians 6:7 - Bible Verses About Flowers

110. Galatians 6:7

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.”

111. Proverbs 20:4

“Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time, they look but find nothing.”

112. Proverbs 12:11

“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.”

113. Proverbs 13:23

“An unplowed field produces food for the poor, but injustice sweeps it away.”

114. Proverbs 27:18

“The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.”

115. Ecclesiastes 3:2

“A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot.”

116. Joel 2:23

“Be glad, people of Zion, rejoice in the Lord your God, for he has given you the autumn rains because he is faithful…”

117. James 5:7

“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.”

The wonderful tapestry of biblical verses about flowers, plants, and trees offers us moments of reflection, solace, and encouragement as we navigate life's varied experiences. Through the beautiful language and profound symbolism of these divine passages, we can gain a deeper understanding of love, spirituality, and the wondrously interconnected nature of all creation.

When we embrace these lessons, immersing ourselves in their transcendent wisdom, we can cultivate a rich spiritual garden within our hearts that continues to flourish and bear fruit, nourishing not only ourselves but also those around us.

Charles Eames

John Noonan is a passionate writer who delves into religious topics with great depth and insight. His articles and essays are thought-provoking and inspiring, offering a unique perspective on the intersection of faith, morality, and contemporary issues. John's extensive research and knowledge of religious history and theology make him a highly respected voice in the field.

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