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Want to know what the Bible says about trees? Here are 150 Bible verses about trees from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Jeremiah 17:8 NIV
They will be like a tree planted by the water
    that sends out its roots by the stream.
It does not fear when heat comes;
    its leaves are always green.
It has no worries in a year of drought
    and never fails to bear fruit.”
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Job 14:7 NIV
“At least there is hope for a tree:
    If it is cut down, it will sprout again,
    and its new shoots will not fail.
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1 Chronicles 16:33 NIV
Let the trees of the forest sing,
    let them sing for joy before the Lord,
    for he comes to judge the earth.
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Matthew 7:17 NIV
Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
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Daniel 4:10-12 NIV
10 These are the visions I saw while lying in bed: I looked, and there before me stood a tree in the middle of the land. Its height was enormous. 11 The tree grew large and strong and its top touched the sky; it was visible to the ends of the earth. 12 Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the wild animals found shelter, and the birds lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.
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Genesis 2:9 NIV
The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
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Revelation 22:14 NIV
“Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.
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Proverbs 3:18 NIV
She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her;
    those who hold her fast will be blessed.
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Revelation 22:2 NIV
down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.
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Colossians 2:7 NIV
rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
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Isaiah 60:13 NIV
“The glory of Lebanon will come to you,
    the juniper, the fir and the cypress together,
to adorn my sanctuary;
    and I will glorify the place for my feet.
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Proverbs 13:12 NIV
Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
    but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
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1 Kings 19:5 NIV
Then he lay down under the bush and fell asleep.
All at once an angel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.”
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Deuteronomy 20:19 NIV
When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because you can eat their fruit. Do not cut them down. Are the trees people, that you should besiege them?
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Ezekiel 17:24 NIV
All the trees of the forest will know that I the Lord bring down the tall tree and make the low tree grow tall. I dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish.
“‘I the Lord have spoken, and I will do it. ’”
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Leviticus 26:4 NIV
I will send you rain in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit.
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Genesis 3:17 NIV
To Adam he said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘You must not eat from it,’
“Cursed is the ground because of you;
    through painful toil you will eat food from it
    all the days of your life.
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Genesis 1:11 NIV
Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds. ” And it was so.
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Hosea 14:6 NIV
    his young shoots will grow.
His splendor will be like an olive tree,
    his fragrance like a cedar of Lebanon.
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Romans 11:24 NIV
After all, if you were cut out of an olive tree that is wild by nature, and contrary to nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree, how much more readily will these, the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree!
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