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ATS Bible DictionarySeed
Genesis 1:11; often used figuratively in Scripture, Daniel 9:1 1 Peter 1:23 1 John 3:9. There was an injunction in the Mosaic Law against sowing a field with mingled seed of diverse kinds, Le 19:19. The "precious seed" is often committed to the ground with many fears; but the harvest, at least in spiritual things, shall be a season of joy, Psalm 126:5,6.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) Plural of Seed.
2. (n.) A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant.
3. (n.) Any small seed like fruit, though it may consist of a pericarp, or even a calyx, as well as the seed proper; as, parsnip seed; thistle seed.
4. (n.) The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; -- not used in the plural.
5. (n.) That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice.
6. (n.) The principle of production.
7. (n.) Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of Abraham; the seed of David.
8. (n.) Race; generation; birth.
9. (v. t.) To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSEED
sed (Old Testament always for zera`, Aramaic (Daniel 2:43) zera`, except in Joel 1:17 for perudhoth (plural, the Revised Version (British and American) "seeds," the King James Version "seed"), and Leviticus 19:19 (the King James Version "mingled seed") and Deuteronomy 22:9 (the King James Version "divers seeds") for kil'ayim, literally, "two kinds," the Revised Version (British and American) "two kinds of seed." Invariably in Greek Apocrypha and usually in the New Testament for sperma, but Mark 4:26, 27 Luke 8:5, 11 2 Corinthians 9:10 for sporos, and 1 Peter 1:23 for spora):
Greek4703. sporos -- a sowing, ie seed (sown)
... a sowing, ie seed (sown). Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: sporos
Phonetic Spelling: (spro'-os) Short Definition: seed for sowing Definition ...
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4690. sperma -- that which is sown, ie seed
4701. spora -- a sowing, by impl. seed
4687. speiro -- to sow (seed)
4691. spermologos -- a seed picker, fig. one who picks up scraps ...
1290. diaspora -- a dispersion (Isr. in Gentile countries)
2848. kokkos -- a grain
1289. diaspeiro -- to sow throughout, ie fig. disperse (in foreign ...
4059. peritemno -- to cut around, circumcise
4615. sinapi -- mustard (a plant)
Strong's Hebrew2234. zera -- a seed
... 2233, 2234. zera. 2235 . a seed. Transliteration: zera Phonetic Spelling:
(zer-ah') Short Definition: seed. Word Origin (Aramaic ...
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2232. zara -- to sow, scatter seed
2233. zera -- a sowing, seed, offspring
5018. Nebuzaradan -- "Nebo has given seed," a Bab. general
6507. perudah -- grain
3610. kilayim -- two kinds
7902. shekabah -- (act of) lying, a layer
7874. sid -- to whitewash
2623. chasid -- kind, pious
1407. gad -- coriander
Sowing the Seed.
The Sower and the Seed.
Seed among Thorns
The Soil and the Seed
The Mustard-Seed, and the Leaven.
Of the Seed of the Tares.
The Seed of the Woman, and the Seed of the Serpent
Parables of the Mustard-Seed, and of the Leaven Transition to the ...
The Sower and the Seed.
ThesaurusSeed (337 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Plural of Seed. 2. (n.) A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one
or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. ...
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Mustard-seed (5 Occurrences)
Seed's (1 Occurrence)
Seed-bearing (1 Occurrence)
Coriander-seed (2 Occurrences)
Seed-stones (1 Occurrence)
Seed-time (1 Occurrence)
Sowing-seed (1 Occurrence)
Sowing (28 Occurrences)
Mustard (5 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceSeed (337 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:3 And he gave them teaching in the form of a story, saying, A man went out to put seed in the earth;
Matthew 13:4 As he sowed, some seeds fell by the roadside, and the birds came and devoured them.
Matthew 13:5 And some of the seed went among the stones, where it had not much earth, and straight away it came up because the earth was not deep:
Matthew 13:18 Give ear, then, to the story of the man who put the seed in the earth.
Matthew 13:19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
Matthew 13:20 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
Matthew 13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Matthew 13:23 But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
Matthew 13:24 He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field,
Matthew 13:25 but during the night his enemy comes, and over the first seed he sows darnel among the wheat, and goes away.
Matthew 13:27 The servants of the householder came and said to him,'Sir, didn't you sow good seed in your field? Where did this darnel come from?'
Matthew 13:31 He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field;
Matthew 13:37 He answered them, "He who sows the good seed is the Son of Man,
Matthew 13:38 the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the children of the Kingdom; and the darnel weeds are the children of the evil one.
Matthew 17:20 He said to them, "Because of your unbelief. For most certainly I tell you, if you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will tell this mountain,'Move from here to there,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.
Matthew 22:24 saying, "Teacher, Moses said,'If a man dies, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed for his brother.'
Matthew 22:25 Now there were with us seven brothers. The first married and died, and having no seed left his wife to his brother.
Matthew 25:24 And he who had had the one talent came and said, Lord, I had knowledge that you are a hard man, getting in grain where you have not put seed, and making profits for which you have done no work:
Matthew 25:26 But his lord in answer said to him, You are a bad and unready servant; if you had knowledge that I get in grain where I did not put seed, and make profits for which I have done no work,
Mark 1:30 Now Simon's wife's mother lay sick with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. of seed shall yield an ephah.
Mark 4:3 A man went out to put seed in the earth:
Mark 4:4 and it happened, as he sowed, some seed fell by the road, and the birds came and devoured it.
Mark 4:5 Others fell on the rocky ground, where it had little soil, and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of soil.
Mark 4:7 Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
Mark 4:8 But some of the seed falls into good ground, and gives a return: it comes up and increases, and yields thirty, sixty, or a hundred-fold."
Mark 4:14 The seed is the word.
Mark 4:15 Those who receive the seed by the way-side are those in whom the Message is sown, but, when they have heard it, Satan comes at once and carries away the Message sown in them.
Mark 4:16 In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully,
Mark 4:18 Others there are who receive the seed among the thorns: these are they who have heard the Message,
Mark 4:20 Those, on the other hand, who have received the seed on the good ground, are all who hear the Message and welcome it, and yield a return of thirty, sixty, or a hundred fold."
Mark 4:26 He said, "The Kingdom of God is as if a man should cast seed on the earth,
Mark 4:27 and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should spring up and grow, he doesn't know how.
Mark 4:31 It's like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, though it is less than all the seeds that are on the earth,
Mark 12:20 Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and dying left no seed.
Mark 12:21 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed: and the third likewise.
Mark 12:22 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman died also.
Luke 1:54 His help he has given to Israel, his servant, so that he might keep in mind his mercy to Abraham and his seed for ever,
Luke 1:55 As he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and his seed forever."
Luke 8:5 "The farmer went out to sow his seed. As he sowed, some fell along the road, and it was trampled under foot, and the birds of the sky devoured it.
Luke 8:6 Other seed fell on the rock, and as soon as it grew, it withered away, because it had no moisture.
Luke 8:7 Other fell amid the thorns, and the thorns grew with it, and choked it.
Luke 8:8 But some of the seed falls into good ground, and grows up and yields a return of a hundred for one." While thus speaking, He cried aloud and said, "Listen, every one who has ears to listen with!"
Luke 8:11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
Luke 8:14 That which fell among the thorns, these are those who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
Luke 8:15 That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.
Luke 13:19 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and put in his own garden. It grew, and became a large tree, and the birds of the sky lodged in its branches."
Luke 17:6 The Lord said, "If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you would tell this sycamore tree,'Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
Luke 19:21 Because I was in fear of you, for you are a hard man: you take up what you have not put down, and get in grain where you have not put seed.
Luke 19:22 He said to him, By the words of your mouth you will be judged, you bad servant. You had knowledge that I am a hard man, taking up what I have not put down and getting in grain where I have not put seed;
Luke 20:28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man's brother die, having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
John 7:42 Hasn't the Scripture said that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?"
John 8:33 They answered him, "We are Abraham's seed, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How do you say,'You will be made free?' "
John 8:37 I know that you are Abraham's seed, yet you seek to kill me, because my word finds no place in you.
John 12:24 Truly I say to you, If a seed of grain does not go into the earth and come to an end, it is still a seed and no more; but through its death it gives much fruit.
Acts 3:25 You are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying to Abraham,'In your seed will all the families of the earth be blessed.'
Acts 7:5 He gave him no inheritance in it, no, not so much as to set his foot on. He promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when he still had no child.
Acts 7:6 God spoke in this way: that his seed would live as aliens in a strange land, and that they would be enslaved and mistreated for four hundred years.
Acts 13:23 From this man's seed, God has brought salvation to Israel according to his promise,
Acts 17:18 And certain of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were meeting together to see him, and some were saying, 'What would this seed picker wish to say?' and others, 'Of strange demons he doth seem to be an announcer;' because Jesus and the rising again he did proclaim to them as good news,
Romans 1:3 concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
Romans 4:13 For the promise to Abraham and to his seed that he should be heir of the world wasn't through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
Romans 4:16 For this cause it is of faith, that it may be according to grace, to the end that the promise may be sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.
Romans 4:18 Who in hope believed against hope, to the end that he might become a father of many nations, according to that which had been spoken, "So will your seed be."
Romans 9:7 Neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Isaac will your seed be called."
Romans 9:8 That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as a seed.
Romans 9:29 As Isaiah has said before, "Unless the Lord of Armies had left us a seed, we would have become like Sodom, and would have been made like Gomorrah."
Romans 11:1 I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
1 Corinthians 3:6 I planted. Apollos watered. But God gave the increase.
1 Corinthians 9:11 If we have been planting the things of the Spirit for you, does it seem a great thing for you to give us a part in your things of this world?
1 Corinthians 15:36 Foolish man! the seed you yourself sow has no life given to it unless it first dies;
1 Corinthians 15:37 And when you put it into the earth, you do not put in the body which it will be, but only the seed, of grain or some other sort of plant;
1 Corinthians 15:38 But God gives it a body even as it pleased him, and to each seed a body of its own.
2 Corinthians 9:10 Now may he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food, supply and multiply your seed for sowing, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;
2 Corinthians 11:22 Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.
Galatians 3:16 Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He doesn't say, "To seeds," as of many, but as of one, "To your seed," which is Christ.
Galatians 3:19 What then is the law? It was added because of transgressions, until the seed should come to whom the promise has been made. It was ordained through angels by the hand of a mediator.
Galatians 3:29 If you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to promise.
Galatians 6:7 Be not tricked; God is not made sport of: for whatever seed a man puts in, that will he get back as grain.
Galatians 6:8 Because he who puts in the seed of the flesh will of the flesh get the reward of death; but he who puts in the seed of the Spirit will of the Spirit get the reward of eternal life.
2 Timothy 2:8 Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, of the seed of David, according to my Good News,
Hebrews 2:16 For most certainly, he doesn't give help to angels, but he gives help to the seed of Abraham.
Hebrews 11:11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
Hebrews 11:18 even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your seed be called;"
James 3:18 And peace, for those who strive for peace, is the seed of which the harvest is righteousness.
1 Peter 1:23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which lives and remains forever.
1 John 3:9 Whoever is born of God doesn't commit sin, because his seed remains in him; and he can't sin, because he is born of God.
Revelation 12:17 The dragon grew angry with the woman, and went away to make war with the rest of her seed, who keep God's commandments and hold Jesus' testimony.
Genesis 1:11 God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.
Genesis 1:12 The earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit, with its seed in it, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:29 God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food.
Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
Genesis 4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
Genesis 7:3 Also of the birds of the sky, seven and seven, male and female, to keep seed alive on the surface of all the earth.
Genesis 8:22 While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."
Genesis 9:9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
Genesis 12:7 Yahweh appeared to Abram and said, "I will give this land to your seed." He built an altar there to Yahweh, who appeared to him.
Genesis 13:15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
Genesis 13:16 I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then your seed may also be numbered.
Genesis 15:3 Abram said, "Behold, to me you have given no seed: and, behold, one born in my house is my heir."
Genesis 15:5 Yahweh brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Abram, "So shall your seed be."
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