100 Bible Verses about Flowers

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 252 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 2:1 ESV / 112 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:28-29 ESV / 91 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 / 63 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 / 55 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!”

Luke 12:27 ESV / 52 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.

Song of Solomon 2:2 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 2:12 ESV / 50 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 / 42 helpful votes

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

Job 40:21 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:28 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:24 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:24 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 6:18 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 35:1 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:15 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Psalm 23:2-3 ESV / 31 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.

Exodus 25:33 ESV / 29 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.

1 Kings 6:29 ESV / 28 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.

Acts 14:13 ESV / 27 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.

Hosea 14:5 ESV / 27 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;

Psalm 103:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Psalm 51:7 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 6:35 ESV / 27 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.

Isaiah 28:1 ESV / 26 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 / 26 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 / 25 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:29 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

James 1:10-11 ESV / 23 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 40:6 ESV / 23 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 22 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 / 21 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.

Isaiah 40:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 7:26 ESV / 20 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.

1 Kings 6:33 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

James 1:11 ESV / 19 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.

Exodus 25:31 ESV / 18 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.

1 Peter 1:24-25 ESV / 17 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.

Song of Solomon 1:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

2 Chronicles 4:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

James 1:9-11 ESV / 16 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.

Isaiah 41:19 ESV / 16 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,

Exodus 37:19 ESV / 16 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 25:34 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 6:20 ESV / 15 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.

Nahum 1:4 ESV / 14 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.

Song of Solomon 6:11 ESV / 14 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.

Job 15:33 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

James 1:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:13 ESV / 12 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 / 12 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.

1 Kings 6:32 ESV / 12 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.

Matthew 13:1-58 ESV / 11 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, ...

Isaiah 35:1-2 ESV / 11 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.

Isaiah 5:24 ESV / 11 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 / 11 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 / 11 helpful votes

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

Exodus 37:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Genesis 43:11 ESV / 11 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.

Ephesians 3:15-17 ESV / 10 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 28:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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.

1 Kings 7:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 23:23 ESV / 9 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 6:30 ESV / 9 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?

Ezekiel 27:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:14 ESV / 9 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

1 Kings 10:4-7 ESV / 9 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 7:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Exodus 2:3 ESV / 9 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.

1 Peter 1:1-25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. ...

John 3:16-17 ESV / 8 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.

Isaiah 40:6-7 ESV / 8 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. The grass withers, the flower fades when the breath of the Lord blows on it; surely the people are grass.

Isaiah 28:1-29 ESV / 8 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! Behold, the Lord has one who is mighty and strong; like a storm of hail, a destroying tempest, like a storm of mighty, overflowing waters, he casts down to the earth with his hand. The proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden underfoot; 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. In that day the Lord of hosts will be a crown of glory, and a diadem of beauty, to the remnant of his people, ...

1 Corinthians 7:36 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If anyone thinks that he is not behaving properly toward his betrothed, if his passions are strong, and it has to be, let him do as he wishes: let them marry—it is no sin.

Mark 4:3-8 ESV / 7 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. ...

Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins. A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” ...

Isaiah 18:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For before the harvest, when the blossom is over, and the flower becomes a ripening grape, he cuts off the shoots with pruning hooks, and the spreading branches he lops off and clears away.

Song of Solomon 2:1-2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. As a lily among brambles, so is my love among the young women.

1 Samuel 2:33 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The only one of you whom I shall not cut off from my altar shall be spared to weep his eyes out to grieve his heart, and all the descendants of your house shall die by the sword of men.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

Luke 11:42 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.

Matthew 13:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Matthew 6:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Isaiah 40:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”

Song of Solomon 5:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I arose to open to my beloved, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with liquid myrrh, on the handles of the bolt.

Song of Solomon 4:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Your teeth are like a flock of shorn ewes that have come up from the washing, all of which bear twins, and not one among them has lost its young.

Song of Solomon 2:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 7:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And it was covered with cedar above the chambers that were on the forty-five pillars, fifteen in each row.

Numbers 24:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Like palm groves that stretch afar, like gardens beside a river, like aloes that the Lord has planted, like cedar trees beside the waters.

Matthew 6:28-30 ESV / 5 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. 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?

1 Chronicles 2:1-55 ESV / 5 helpful votes

These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. The sons of Judah: Er, Onan and Shelah; these three Bath-shua the Canaanite bore to him. Now Er, Judah's firstborn, was evil in the sight of the Lord, and he put him to death. His daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all. The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul. ...

1 Kings 6:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The vestibule in front of the nave of the house was twenty cubits long, equal to the width of the house, and ten cubits deep in front of the house.

1 Kings 4:33 ESV / 5 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.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 5 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.

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? 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 6:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Proverbs 7:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 45:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

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