Fruit, Produce, Harvest, Crops…

Covering “fruit,” and “produce” as a noun

This is a subsidiary post of Vocabulary of Seedtime and Harvest.

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Related words:  crops, fruit, harvest, sheaves, produce

We need to be particularly concerned that we bear fruit for God.

Matthew 9:37, 38  –  “…’The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.  Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.'”

Matthew 21:19 (parallel to Mark 11:14 below)  –  “…No longer shall there ever be any fruit from you…”

Matthew 21:43  –  “…given to a people producing the fruit of it.”

Mark 11:14 (parallel to Matthew 21:19 above)  –  “…May no one ever eat fruit from you again…”

Luke 10:2  –  “…’The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.'”

John 4:31-38  –  “…’My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.  Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest‘? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.  Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.  For in this case the saying is true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’  I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor.'”

John 15:1-8  –  “…Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit…As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me…he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing…My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples.”

1 Corinthians 15:20  –  “…the first fruits of those who are asleep.”

1 Corinthians 15:23  –  “…Christ the first fruits…”

1 Corinthians 16:15  –  “…that they were the first fruits of Achaia…”

Galatians 5:19-23  –  “Now the deeds of the flesh are…But the fruit of the Spirit is…”

Galatians 6:9  –  “…for in due time we will reap if…”

Philippians 1:22  –  “…this will mean fruitful labor for me…”

1 Timothy 1:6  –  “…having turned aside to fruitless discussion.”

2 Timothy 2:6  –  “The hard-working farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.”

James 1:18  –  “…He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.”

James 3:18  –  “And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.”

James 5:7

James 5:17, 18

Jude 1:12-13  –  “…autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted…”


Genesis 1:11, 12, 22, 28, 29

2 Kings 19:30 (parallel to Isaiah 37:31 below)

Psalm 1:1-3  –  “…which yields its fruit in its season…”

Isaiah 5:4

Isaiah 37:31 (parallel to 2 Kings 19:30 above)

Jeremiah 17:7-8  –  “…nor cease to yield fruit.”

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