seed

seed

1 The grain or ripened ovules of plants in contrast to stems, leaves, and flowers (Gen 1:11; Gen 1:12; Gen 1:29; Deut 11:10; Deut 14:22). 2 Human semen (Lev 15:16-18; Lev 22:4; Heb 11:11). 3 Human offspring or descendants in general (Gen 9:9; Lev 22:4; Mark 12:19-22). 4 The physical (Gen 12:7; Gen 17:7) and spiritual (Gal 3:29; Rom 4:11-12; Rom 4:16) descendants of Abraham. 5 Jesus Christ as the seed of Abraham (Gal 3:15-18) and David (2Tim 2:8). 6 The divine nature implanted in believers (1John 3:9). Jesus used seeds as examples in four of his parables: the seed and weeds (Matt 13:24-30); the sower, seed, and soils (Matt 13:3-9); the seed growing secretly (Mark 4:26-29); and the mustard seed (Mark 4:30-32).

Gen 1:11

11Then God said, “Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it.” And it ... View more

Gen 1:12

12The earth brought forth vegetation: plants yielding seed of every kind, and trees of every kind bearing fruit with the seed in it. And God saw that it was goo ... View more

Gen 1:29

29God said, “See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them ... View more

Deut 11:10

10For the land that you are about to enter to occupy is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sow your seed and irrigate by foot like ... View more

Deut 14:22

Regulations concerning Tithes
22Set apart a tithe of all the yield of your seed that is brought in yearly from the field.

Lev 15:16-18

16If a man has an emission of semen, he shall bathe his whole body in water, and be unclean until the evening.17Everything made of cloth or of skin on which the ... View more

Lev 22:4

4No one of Aaron's offspring who has a leprous disease or suffers a discharge may eat of the sacred donations until he is clean. Whoever touches anything made u ... View more

Heb 11:11

11By faith he received power of procreation, even though he was too old—and Sarah herself was barren—because he considered him faithful who had promised.

Gen 9:9

9“As for me, I am establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you,

Lev 22:4

4No one of Aaron's offspring who has a leprous disease or suffers a discharge may eat of the sacred donations until he is clean. Whoever touches anything made u ... View more

Mark 12:19-22

19“Teacher, Moses wrote for us that ‘if a man's brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother.’ ... View more

Gen 12:7

7Then the Lord appeared to Abram, and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Gen 17:7

7I will establish my covenant between me and you, and your offspring after you throughout their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and t ... View more

Gal 3:29

29And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to the promise.

Rom 4:11-12

11He received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. The purpose was to make him the anc ... View more

Rom 4:16

16For this reason it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his descendants, not only to the adherents of the la ... View more

Gal 3:15-18

The Promise to Abraham
15Brothers and sisters, I give an example from daily life: once a person's will has been ratified, no one adds to it or annuls it.16Now t ... View more

2Tim 2:8

8Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, a descendant of David—that is my gospel,

1John 3:9

9Those who have been born of God do not sin, because God's seed abides in them; they cannot sin, because they have been born of God.

Matt 13:24-30

The Parable of Weeds among the Wheat
24He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field;25 ... View more

Matt 13:3-9

3And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow.4And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the path, and the birds came and ate th ... View more

Mark 4:26-29

The Parable of the Growing Seed
26He also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground,27and would sleep and rise night and day, ... View more

Mark 4:30-32

The Parable of the Mustard Seed
30He also said, “With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it?31It is like a mustard seed, wh ... View more

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