100 Bible Verses about Trees

Jeremiah 17:8 ESV / 332 helpful votes

He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”

Psalm 1:3 ESV / 287 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.

Job 14:7 ESV / 262 helpful votes

“For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease.

1 Chronicles 16:33 ESV / 182 helpful votes

Then shall the trees of the forest sing for joy before the Lord, for he comes to judge the earth.

Matthew 7:17 ESV / 152 helpful votes

So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.

Daniel 4:10-12 ESV / 137 helpful votes

The visions of my head as I lay in bed were these: I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great. The tree grew and became strong, and its top reached to heaven, and it was visible to the end of the whole earth. Its leaves were beautiful and its fruit abundant, and in it was food for all. The beasts of the field found shade under it, and the birds of the heavens lived in its branches, and all flesh was fed from it.

Genesis 2:9 ESV / 118 helpful votes

And out of the ground the Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Revelation 22:14 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

Revelation 22:2 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Through the middle of the street of the city; also, 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.

Proverbs 3:18 ESV / 84 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:7 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Isaiah 60:13 ESV / 72 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.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

1 Kings 19:5 ESV / 57 helpful votes

And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold, an angel touched him and said to him, “Arise and eat.”

Genesis 3:17 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And to Adam he said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

Hosea 14:6 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 17:24 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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 flourish. I am the Lord; I have spoken, and I will do it.”

Isaiah 65:22 ESV / 52 helpful votes

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat; for like the days of a tree shall the days of my people be, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Isaiah 61:3 ESV / 52 helpful votes

To grant to those who mourn in Zion— to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.

Deuteronomy 20:19 ESV / 50 helpful votes

“When you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them. You may eat from them, but you shall not cut them down. Are the trees in the field human, that they should be besieged by you?

Isaiah 41:19 ESV / 46 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,

Proverbs 11:30 ESV / 46 helpful votes

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.

Romans 11:24 ESV / 45 helpful votes

For if you were cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these, the natural branches, be grafted back into their own olive tree.

Ezekiel 47:12 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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.”

Deuteronomy 16:21 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“You shall not plant any tree as an Asherah beside the altar of the Lord your God that you shall make.

Genesis 1:11 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.

Leviticus 26:4 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.

Matthew 3:10 ESV / 40 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.

Psalm 92:12 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Genesis 18:4 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree,

Judges 9:8 ESV / 39 helpful votes

The trees once went out to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive tree, ‘Reign over us.’

Exodus 10:15 ESV / 39 helpful votes

They covered the face of the whole land, so that the land was darkened, and they ate all the plants in the land and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left. Not a green thing remained, neither tree nor plant of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 23:40 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And you shall take on the first day the fruit of splendid trees, branches of palm trees and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the Lord your God seven days.

Genesis 23:17 ESV / 37 helpful votes

So the field of Ephron in Machpelah, which was to the east of Mamre, the field with the cave that was in it and all the trees that were in the field, throughout its whole area, was made over

Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. 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.

Genesis 2:17 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”

Genesis 1:12 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Deuteronomy 8:8 ESV / 33 helpful votes

A land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey,

Joshua 24:26 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And Joshua wrote these words in the Book of the Law of God. And he took a large stone and set it up there under the terebinth that was by the sanctuary of the Lord.

Numbers 24:6 ESV / 32 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.

Exodus 15:27 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees, and they encamped there by the water.

Jeremiah 10:1-5 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move. Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.”

Isaiah 44:14 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 104:17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

In them the birds build their nests; the stork has her home in the fir trees.

Leviticus 19:23 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“When you come into the land and plant any kind of tree for food, then you shall regard its fruit as forbidden. Three years it shall be forbidden to you; it must not be eaten.

Genesis 35:8 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried under an oak below Bethel. So he called its name Allon-bacuth.

Genesis 3:24 ESV / 30 helpful votes

He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Romans 11:16-27 ESV / 29 helpful votes

If the dough offered as firstfruits is holy, so is the whole lump, and if the root is holy, so are the branches. But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, although a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing root of the olive tree, do not be arrogant toward the branches. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you. Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” That is true. They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand fast through faith. So do not become proud, but fear. ...

Luke 6:43-45 ESV / 29 helpful votes

“For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit, for each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thornbushes, nor are grapes picked from a bramble bush. The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Genesis 3:3-6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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.” So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.

Revelation 2:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’

Leviticus 26:20 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And your strength shall be spent in vain, for your land shall not yield its increase, and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.

Isaiah 44:4 ESV / 27 helpful votes

They shall spring up among the grass like willows by flowing streams.

Numbers 33:9 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And they set out from Marah and came to Elim; at Elim there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees, and they camped there.

Ezekiel 15:2 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“Son of man, how does the wood of the vine surpass any wood, the vine branch that is among the trees of the forest?

Deuteronomy 20:20 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Only the trees that you know are not trees for food you may destroy and cut down, that you may build siegeworks against the city that makes war with you, until it falls.

Genesis 30:37 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Then Jacob took fresh sticks of poplar and almond and plane trees, and peeled white streaks in them, exposing the white of the sticks.

Ecclesiastes 2:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

I made myself gardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees.

1 Kings 10:27 ESV / 24 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 10:11-12 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Moreover, the fleet of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir a very great amount of almug wood and precious stones. And the king made of the almug wood supports for the house of the Lord and for the king's house, also lyres and harps for the singers. No such almug wood has come or been seen to this day.

1 Kings 4:33 ESV / 24 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 6:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins.

Genesis 3:8 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.

Genesis 3:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden,

Joel 1:19 ESV / 23 helpful votes

To you, O Lord, I call. For fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and flame has burned all the trees of the field.

Ezekiel 31:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it, nor the fir trees equal its boughs; neither were the plane trees like its branches; no tree in the garden of God was its equal in beauty.

Isaiah 11:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.

Isaiah 7:2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

When the house of David was told, “Syria is in league with Ephraim,” the heart of Ahaz and the heart of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake before the wind.

Isaiah 6:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And though a tenth remain in it, it will be burned again, like a terebinth or an oak, whose stump remains when it is felled.” The holy seed is its stump.

Psalm 148:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars!

Psalm 104:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Psalm 78:47 ESV / 23 helpful votes

He destroyed their vines with hail and their sycamores with frost.

Job 40:21 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 9:25 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And they captured fortified cities and a rich land, and took possession of houses full of all good things, cisterns already hewn, vineyards, olive orchards and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate and were filled and became fat and delighted themselves in your great goodness.

2 Chronicles 2:8 ESV / 23 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 Kings 5:10 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Genesis 3:22 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”

Luke 13:6-9 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vinedresser, ‘Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it use up the ground?’ And he answered him, ‘Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put on manure. Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.’”

Hosea 14:8 ESV / 22 helpful votes

O Ephraim, what have I to do with idols? It is I who answer and look after you. I am like an evergreen cypress; from me comes your fruit.

Jeremiah 17:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

While their children remember their altars and their Asherim, beside every green tree and on the high hills,

Jeremiah 10:1-25 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move. Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.” ...

Jeremiah 6:6 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord of hosts: “Cut down her trees; cast up a siege mound against Jerusalem. This is the city that must be punished; there is nothing but oppression within her.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

Psalm 74:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

They were like those who swing axes in a forest of trees.

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. ...

Genesis 3:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The man said, “The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.”

Isaiah 55:12-13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“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. 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 10:19 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The remnant of the trees of his forest will be so few that a child can write them down.

2 Chronicles 9:10-11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Moreover, the servants of Hiram and the servants of Solomon, who brought gold from Ophir, brought algum wood and precious stones. And the king made from the algum wood supports for the house of the Lord and for the king's house, lyres also and harps for the singers. There never was seen the like of them before in the land of Judah.

2 Kings 19:23 ESV / 20 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.

1 Kings 6:29 ESV / 20 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.

Deuteronomy 6:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And houses full of all good things that you did not fill, and cisterns that you did not dig, and vineyards and olive trees that you did not plant—and when you eat and are full,

Exodus 9:25 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The hail struck down everything that was in the field in all the land of Egypt, both man and beast. And the hail struck down every plant of the field and broke every tree of the field.

Song of Solomon 2:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

As an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. With great delight I sat in his shadow, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

Exodus 15:25 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log, and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the Lord made for them a statute and a rule, and there he tested them,

Genesis 3:11 ESV / 19 helpful votes

He said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 18 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Joel 1:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The vine dries up; the fig tree languishes. Pomegranate, palm, and apple, all the trees of the field are dried up, and gladness dries up from the children of man.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 16 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,

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