100 Bible Verses about Lebanese Cedar

Psalm 92:12 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Psalm 104:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The trees of the Lord are watered abundantly, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.

Psalm 29:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks the cedars of Lebanon.

Amos 2:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars and who was as strong as the oaks; I destroyed his fruit above and his roots beneath.

Isaiah 37:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

By your servants you have mocked the Lord, and you have said, With my many chariots I have gone up the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon, to cut down its tallest cedars, its choicest cypresses, to come to its remotest height, its most fruitful forest.

Ezekiel 27:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

They made all your planks of fir trees from Senir; they took a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you.

Isaiah 2:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Against all the cedars of Lebanon, lofty and lifted up; and against all the oaks of Bashan;

Ezra 3:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

So they gave money to the masons and the carpenters, and food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea, to Joppa, according to the grant that they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

1 Kings 10:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.

1 Kings 4:33 ESV / 10 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.

Numbers 19:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And the priest shall take cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet yarn, and throw them into the fire burning the heifer.

Isaiah 9:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“The bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones; the sycamores have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place.”

Song of Solomon 5:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His legs are alabaster columns, set on bases of gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice as the cedars.

1 Kings 7:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He built the House of the Forest of Lebanon. Its length was a hundred cubits and its breadth fifty cubits and its height thirty cubits, and it was built on four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams on the pillars.

2 Samuel 5:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house.

Numbers 24:6 ESV / 9 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.

Zechariah 11:1-2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Open your doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars! Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen, for the glorious trees are ruined! Wail, oaks of Bashan, for the thick forest has been felled!

Ezekiel 31:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches and forest shade, and of towering height, its top among the clouds.

Isaiah 14:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The cypresses rejoice at you, the cedars of Lebanon, saying, ‘Since you were laid low, no woodcutter comes up against us.’

2 Kings 19:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

By your messengers you have mocked the Lord, and you have said, ‘With my many chariots I have gone up the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon; I felled its tallest cedars, its choicest cypresses; I entered its farthest lodging place, its most fruitful forest.

2 Kings 14:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Jehoash king of Israel sent word to Amaziah king of Judah, “A thistle on Lebanon sent to a cedar on Lebanon, saying, ‘Give your daughter to my son for a wife,’ and a wild beast of Lebanon passed by and trampled down the thistle.

1 Kings 5:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now therefore command that cedars of Lebanon be cut for me. And my servants will join your servants, and I will pay you for your servants such wages as you set, for you know that there is no one among us who knows how to cut timber like the Sidonians.”

Judges 9:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the bramble said to the trees, ‘If in good faith you are anointing me king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade, but if not, let fire come out of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon.’

Jeremiah 22:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

O inhabitant of Lebanon, nested among the cedars, how you will be pitied when pangs come upon you, pain as of a woman in labor!”

1 Chronicles 22:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And cedar timbers without number, for the Sidonians and Tyrians brought great quantities of cedar to David.

1 Kings 7:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he made the Hall of the Throne where he was to pronounce judgment, even the Hall of Judgment. It was finished with cedar from floor to rafters.

Leviticus 14:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop.

Isaiah 60:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The glory of Lebanon shall come to you, the cypress, the plane, and the pine, to beautify the place of my sanctuary, and I will make the place of my feet glorious.

Isaiah 44:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He cuts down cedars, or he chooses a cypress tree or an oak and lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest. He plants a cedar and the rain nourishes it.

Isaiah 35:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 80:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The mountains were covered with its shade, the mighty cedars with its branches.

2 Chronicles 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Send me also cedar, cypress, and algum timber from Lebanon, for I know that your servants know how to cut timber in Lebanon. And my servants will be with your servants,

1 Chronicles 17:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now when David lived in his house, David said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under a tent.”

1 Kings 9:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold, as much as he desired, King Solomon gave to Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

1 Kings 6:18 ESV / 6 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 Kings 6:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So he built the house and finished it, and he made the ceiling of the house of beams and planks of cedar.

2 Samuel 7:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In all places where I have moved with all the people of Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people Israel, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”’

2 Samuel 7:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells in a tent.”

Leviticus 14:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He shall take the live bird with the cedarwood and the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, and dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water.

Zechariah 11:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Open your doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars!

Hosea 14:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

His shoots shall spread out; his beauty shall be like the olive, and his fragrance like Lebanon.

Ezekiel 17:22-23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord God: “I myself will take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and will set it out. I will break off from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one, and I myself will plant it on a high and lofty mountain. On the mountain height of Israel will I plant it, that it may bear branches and produce fruit and become a noble cedar. And under it will dwell every kind of bird; in the shade of its branches birds of every sort will nest.

Ezekiel 17:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Say, Thus says the Lord God: A great eagle with great wings and long pinions, rich in plumage of many colors, came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar.

Jeremiah 22:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I will prepare destroyers against you, each with his weapons, and they shall cut down your choicest cedars and cast them into the fire.

Song of Solomon 4:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your lips drip nectar, my bride; honey and milk are under your tongue; the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Psalm 148:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars!

Psalm 92:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green,

Psalm 72:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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!

Job 40:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He makes his tail stiff like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are knit together.

1 Kings 10:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he made 300 shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went into each shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

1 Kings 7:2-3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He built the House of the Forest of Lebanon. Its length was a hundred cubits and its breadth fifty cubits and its height thirty cubits, and it was built on four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams on the pillars. And it was covered with cedar above the chambers that were on the forty-five pillars, fifteen in each row.

1 Kings 6:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid an altar of cedar.

1 Kings 6:9-10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So he built the house and finished it, and he made the ceiling of the house of beams and planks of cedar. He built the structure against the whole house, five cubits high, and it was joined to the house with timbers of cedar.

1 Kings 5:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Hiram supplied Solomon with all the timber of cedar and cypress that he desired,

1 Kings 5:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, “I have heard the message that you have sent to me. I am ready to do all you desire in the matter of cedar and cypress timber.

1 Kings 5:6-10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now therefore command that cedars of Lebanon be cut for me. And my servants will join your servants, and I will pay you for your servants such wages as you set, for you know that there is no one among us who knows how to cut timber like the Sidonians.” As soon as Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, “Blessed be the Lord this day, who has given to David a wise son to be over this great people.” And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, “I have heard the message that you have sent to me. I am ready to do all you desire in the matter of cedar and cypress timber. My servants shall bring it down to the sea from Lebanon, and I will make it into rafts to go by sea to the place you direct. And I will have them broken up there, and you shall receive it. And you shall meet my wishes by providing food for my household.” So Hiram supplied Solomon with all the timber of cedar and cypress that he desired,

Zechariah 11:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen, for the glorious trees are ruined! Wail, oaks of Bashan, for the thick forest has been felled!

Hosea 14:5-6 ESV / 4 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; his shoots shall spread out; his beauty shall be like the olive, and his fragrance like Lebanon.

Jeremiah 22:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who says, ‘I will build myself a great house with spacious upper rooms,’ who cuts out windows for it, paneling it with cedar and painting it with vermilion.

Isaiah 41:19 ESV / 4 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,

Song of Solomon 8:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If she is a wall, we will build on her a battlement of silver, but if she is a door, we will enclose her with boards of cedar.

Song of Solomon 1:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The beams of our house are cedar; our rafters are pine.

Psalm 1:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.

2 Chronicles 25:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Joash the king of Israel sent word to Amaziah king of Judah, “A thistle on Lebanon sent to a cedar on Lebanon, saying, ‘Give your daughter to my son for a wife,’ and a wild beast of Lebanon passed by and trampled down the thistle.

2 Chronicles 2:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And we will cut whatever timber you need from Lebanon and bring it to you in rafts by sea to Joppa, so that you may take it up to Jerusalem.”

2 Chronicles 1:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.

Judges 3:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

These are the nations: the five lords of the Philistines and all the Canaanites and the Sidonians and the Hivites who lived on Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal-hermon as far as Lebo-hamath.

Hosea 14:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

They shall return and dwell beneath my shadow; they shall flourish like the grain; they shall blossom like the vine; their fame shall be like the wine of Lebanon.

Hosea 14:5-7 ESV / 3 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; his shoots shall spread out; his beauty shall be like the olive, and his fragrance like Lebanon. They shall return and dwell beneath my shadow; they shall flourish like the grain; they shall blossom like the vine; their fame shall be like the wine of Lebanon.

Ezekiel 31:3-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches and forest shade, and of towering height, its top among the clouds. The waters nourished it; the deep made it grow tall, making its rivers flow around the place of its planting, sending forth its streams to all the trees of the field. So it towered high above all the trees of the field; its boughs grew large and its branches long from abundant water in its shoots. All the birds of the heavens made their nests in its boughs; under its branches all the beasts of the field gave birth to their young, and under its shadow lived all great nations. It was beautiful in its greatness, in the length of its branches; for its roots went down to abundant waters. ...

Ezekiel 31:3-5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches and forest shade, and of towering height, its top among the clouds. The waters nourished it; the deep made it grow tall, making its rivers flow around the place of its planting, sending forth its streams to all the trees of the field. So it towered high above all the trees of the field; its boughs grew large and its branches long from abundant water in its shoots.

Jeremiah 18:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Does the snow of Lebanon leave the crags of Sirion? Do the mountain waters run dry, the cold flowing streams?

Isaiah 44:14-15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He cuts down cedars, or he chooses a cypress tree or an oak and lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest. He plants a cedar and the rain nourishes it. Then it becomes fuel for a man. He takes a part of it and warms himself; he kindles a fire and bakes bread. Also he makes a god and worships it; he makes it an idol and falls down before it.

Isaiah 33:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The land mourns and languishes; Lebanon is confounded and withers away; Sharon is like a desert, and Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves.

Isaiah 10:34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an axe, and Lebanon will fall by the Majestic One.

Song of Solomon 3:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

King Solomon made himself a carriage from the wood of Lebanon.

Psalm 29:4-5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty. The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks the cedars of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he made 300 shields of beaten gold; 300 shekels of gold went into each shield; and the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

1 Chronicles 17:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In all places where I have moved with all Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”’

1 Chronicles 14:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also masons and carpenters to build a house for him.

1 Kings 10:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

She came to Jerusalem with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices and very much gold and precious stones. And when she came to Solomon, she told him all that was on her mind.

1 Kings 7:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The great court had three courses of cut stone all around, and a course of cedar beams; so had the inner court of the house of the Lord and the vestibule of the house.

1 Kings 7:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And above were costly stones, cut according to measurement, and cedar.

1 Kings 7:11-12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And above were costly stones, cut according to measurement, and cedar. The great court had three courses of cut stone all around, and a course of cedar beams; so had the inner court of the house of the Lord and the vestibule of the house.

1 Kings 6:36 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He built the inner court with three courses of cut stone and one course of cedar beams.

1 Kings 6:15-16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He lined the walls of the house on the inside with boards of cedar. From the floor of the house to the walls of the ceiling, he covered them on the inside with wood, and he covered the floor of the house with boards of cypress. He built twenty cubits of the rear of the house with boards of cedar from the floor to the walls, and he built this within as an inner sanctuary, as the Most Holy Place.

1 Kings 6:9-18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So he built the house and finished it, and he made the ceiling of the house of beams and planks of cedar. He built the structure against the whole house, five cubits high, and it was joined to the house with timbers of cedar. Now the word of the Lord came to Solomon, “Concerning this house that you are building, if you will walk in my statutes and obey my rules and keep all my commandments and walk in them, then I will establish my word with you, which I spoke to David your father. And I will dwell among the children of Israel and will not forsake my people Israel.” ...

1 Kings 5:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

My servants shall bring it down to the sea from Lebanon, and I will make it into rafts to go by sea to the place you direct. And I will have them broken up there, and you shall receive it. And you shall meet my wishes by providing food for my household.”

Leviticus 14:49-52 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And for the cleansing of the house he shall take two small birds, with cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop, and shall kill one of the birds in an earthenware vessel over fresh water and shall take the cedarwood and the hyssop and the scarlet yarn, along with the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the bird that was killed and in the fresh water and sprinkle the house seven times. Thus he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird and with the fresh water and with the live bird and with the cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet yarn.

Leviticus 14:49 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And for the cleansing of the house he shall take two small birds, with cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop,

John 3:16 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.

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.

Matthew 24:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.

Matthew 24:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.”

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 3:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Zechariah 11:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The sound of the wail of the shepherds, for their glory is ruined! The sound of the roar of the lions, for the thicket of the Jordan is ruined!

Zechariah 10:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will bring them home from the land of Egypt, and gather them from Assyria, and I will bring them to the land of Gilead and to Lebanon, till there is no room for them.

Zephaniah 2:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Herds shall lie down in her midst, all kinds of beasts; even the owl and the hedgehog shall lodge in her capitals; a voice shall hoot in the window; devastation will be on the threshold; for her cedar work will be laid bare.

Habakkuk 2:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, as will the destruction of the beasts that terrified them, for the blood of man and violence to the earth, to cities and all who dwell in them.

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