77 Bible Verses about Flowers

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 205 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

Song of Solomon 2:1 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:28-29 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 103:15-16 ESV / 52 helpful votes

As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.

John 12:12-13 ESV / 49 helpful votes

The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!”

Song of Solomon 2:2 ESV / 43 helpful votes

As a lily among brambles, so is my love among the young women.

Job 40:21 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Under the lotus plants he lies, in the shelter of the reeds and in the marsh.

Luke 12:27 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 104:24 ESV / 26 helpful votes

O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom have you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.

Psalm 23:2-3 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 51:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Song of Solomon 2:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

Job 14:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not.

James 1:9-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away. For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

Matthew 6:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

Ephesians 3:15-17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

From whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Isaiah 35:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:24 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls,

Acts 14:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was at the entrance to the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.

1 Kings 6:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Around all the walls of the house he carved engraved figures of cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, in the inner and outer rooms.

1 Kings 6:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The cedar within the house was carved in the form of gourds and open flowers. All was cedar; no stone was seen.

1 Peter 1:24-25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.

Hosea 14:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I will be like the dew to Israel; he shall blossom like the lily; he shall take root like the trees of Lebanon;

Isaiah 40:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A voice says, “Cry!” And I said, “What shall I cry?” All flesh is grass, and all its beauty is like the flower of the field.

Matthew 6:29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Isaiah 28:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Ah, the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, and the fading flower of its glorious beauty, which is on the head of the rich valley of those overcome with wine!

Song of Solomon 6:2-3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

My beloved has gone down to his garden to the beds of spices, to graze in the gardens and to gather lilies. I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine; he grazes among the lilies.

Song of Solomon 5:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

His cheeks are like beds of spices, mounds of sweet-smelling herbs. His lips are lilies, dripping liquid myrrh.

Psalm 103:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.

1 Kings 6:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

On them he carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

Exodus 25:33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.

James 1:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

James 1:10-11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away. For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

Isaiah 40:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 1:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms in the vineyards of Engedi.

Psalm 103:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field;

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 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. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

2 Chronicles 4:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Its thickness was a handbreadth. And its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held 3,000 baths.

1 Kings 7:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Its thickness was a handbreadth, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths.

Mark 4:3-8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it. Other seed fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil, and immediately it sprang up, since it had no depth of soil. And when the sun rose, it was scorched, and since it had no root, it withered away. Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no grain. ...

Jeremiah 6:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

What use to me is frankincense that comes from Sheba, or sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.

Isaiah 55:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress; instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle; and it shall make a name for the Lord, an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.”

Isaiah 43:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have not bought me sweet cane with money, or satisfied me with the fat of your sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins; you have wearied me with your iniquities.

Isaiah 41:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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,

Isaiah 35:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God.

Song of Solomon 6:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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.

2 Chronicles 4:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The flowers, the lamps, and the tongs, of purest gold;

1 Kings 6:33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So also he made for the entrance to the nave doorposts of olivewood, in the form of a square,

Exodus 25:34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And on the lampstand itself there shall be four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers,

Exodus 25:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand shall be made of hammered work: its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

James 1:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 4:30-32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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.”

Matthew 23:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.

Matthew 13:1-58 ESV / 2 helpful votes

That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil, ...

Matthew 6:30 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Zechariah 5:1-11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Again I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, a flying scroll! And he said to me, “What do you see?” I answered, “I see a flying scroll. Its length is twenty cubits, and its width ten cubits.” Then he said to me, “This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cleaned out according to what is on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cleaned out according to what is on the other side. I will send it out, declares the Lord of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall remain in his house and consume it, both timber and stones.” Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, “Lift your eyes and see what this is that is going out.” ...

Nahum 1:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He rebukes the sea and makes it dry; he dries up all the rivers; Bashan and Carmel wither; the bloom of Lebanon withers.

Ezekiel 27:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And casks of wine from Uzal they exchanged for your wares; wrought iron, cassia, and calamus were bartered for your merchandise.

Isaiah 5:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore, as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root will be as rottenness, and their blossom go up like dust; for they have rejected the law of the Lord of hosts, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Song of Solomon 4:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes, with all choice spices—

Song of Solomon 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates with all choicest fruits, henna with nard,

Proverbs 7:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Psalm 104:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth

Psalm 45:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Your robes are all fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia. From ivory palaces stringed instruments make you glad;

Job 15:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He will shake off his unripe grape like the vine, and cast off his blossom like the olive tree.

1 Kings 10:4-7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when the queen of Sheba had seen all the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built, the food of his table, the seating of his officials, and the attendance of his servants, their clothing, his cupbearers, and his burnt offerings that he offered at the house of the Lord, there was no more breath in her. And she said to the king, “The report was true that I heard in my own land of your words and of your wisdom, but I did not believe the reports until I came and my own eyes had seen it. And behold, the half was not told me. Your wisdom and prosperity surpass the report that I heard.

1 Kings 7:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And on the tops of the pillars was lily-work. Thus the work of the pillars was finished.

1 Kings 7:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the capitals that were on the tops of the pillars in the vestibule were of lily-work, four cubits.

1 Kings 6:32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He covered the two doors of olivewood with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers. He overlaid them with gold and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.

1 Kings 4:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of the wall. He spoke also of beasts, and of birds, and of reptiles, and of fish.

Exodus 37:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And on the lampstand itself were four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers,

Exodus 37:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.

Exodus 2:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushes and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the reeds by the river bank.

Genesis 43:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: take some of the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry a present down to the man, a little balm and a little honey, gum, myrrh, pistachio nuts, and almonds.

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

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