Precious Oils ~ A Study of the Fragrances of the Bible ~ Flowers in Scripture

 

FLOWERS IN SCRIPTURE

Wild in fields Psalms 103:15

Cultivated in gardens Solomon 6:2,3

DESCRIBED AS

Beautiful Matthew 6:29

Sweet Solomon 5:13

Evanescent Psalms 103:16; Isaiah 40:8

Appear in spring Solomon 2:12

MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

The lily Hosea 14:5; Matthew 6:28

The lily of the valley Solomon 2:1

The rose Isaiah 35:1

The rose of Sharon Solomon 2:1

Of the grass 1 Peter 1:24

Garlands of, used in worship of idols Acts 14:13

REPRESENTATIONS OF, ON THE

Golden candlestick Exodus 25:31,33;       2 Chronicles 4:21

Sea of brass 1 Kings 7:26;    2 Chronicles 4:5

Wood work of the temple 1 Kings 6:18,29,33,35

ILLUSTRATIVE OF

The graces of Christ

His checks as a bed of spices, sweet flowers: his lips lilies dropping sweet smelling myrrh.  Song of Songs 5:13

Shortness of man’s life As for man, his days are as grass;  as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.  Psalms 103:15 Job 14:2

Kingdom of Israel Isaiah 28:1

Glory of man 1 Peter 1:24

Rich men James 1:10,11

Source: Torrey’s Topical Textbook

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