“Grass” – Scripture Study

Grass – chortos, [khor’-tos]; appar. a prim. word; a “court” or “garden”, i.e. (by impl. of pasture) herbage or vegetation:–blade, grass, hay.


Matthew 6:28 – And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

Matthew 6:29 – And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Matthew 6:30 – Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass (chortos) of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?


Matthew 14:15 – And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.

Matthew 14:16 – But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat.

Matthew 14:17 – And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

Matthew 14:18 – He said, Bring them hither to me.

Matthew 14:19 – And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass(chortos) and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Matthew 14:20 – And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full.

Matthew 14:21 – And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.


Mark 4:26 – And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground;

Mark 4:27 – And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.

Mark 4:28 – For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, (chortos) then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

Mark 4:29 – But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.


John 6:9 – There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many?

John 6:10 – And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass(chortos) in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.


1st Corinthians 3:10 – According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

1st Corinthians 3:11 – For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

1st Corinthians 3:12 – Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay(chortos) stubble;

1st Corinthians 3:13 – Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.


James 1:10 – But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass(chortos) he shall pass away. 

James 1:11 – For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass(chortos)and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

James 1:12 – Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.


1st Peter 1:24 – For all flesh is as grass(chortos), and all the glory of man as the flower of grass(chortos). The grass(chortos) withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

1st Peter 1:25 – But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.


Psalm 90:3 – Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Psalm 90:4 – For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:5 – Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass, which groweth up.

Psalm 90:6 – In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.


Isaiah 40:6 – The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field:

Isaiah 40:7 – The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.

Isaiah 40:8 – The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

Green Thing

Exodus 10:14 – And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

Exodus 10:15 – For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.


Psalm 23:1 – A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Psalm 23:2 – He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

Psalm 23:3 – He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 


Genesis 1:30 – And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

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