11 Bible Verses About Harvest

A woman brushes her hand against wheat almost ready for harvest

The Lord is present in every season of our lives, including those that bring physical and spiritual change. And, as summer fades and the last of the crop is harvested, so His promises remain. Here are 11 Bible verses about harvest to bring you courage and comfort during this season and throughout the year.

If you’re seeking scripture or Bible verses about harvest, whether it’s the physical act of harvesting crop or a spiritual shift in the seasons of your life, we’re so glad you landed here at Sweet New Roots. 

God’s word is relevant through so many phases and seasons of life. These scriptures were selected with intention. We hope something you read below will resonate so that you will be uplifted and encouraged today. 

Note on Biblical Translations

The following Bible verses about harvest are sourced from the New International Version (NIV) and the New Living Translation (NLT)

Both versions are notated in this list, at the end of each verse, with NIV or NLT. While the New International Version of the Bible is among the most commonly referenced, the New Living Translation captures God’s words through a writing style that is more literal and aligned with natural, everyday English. 

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Beautiful Bible Verses For Harvest

Ecclesiastes 3:1

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” NIV

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under Heaven.” NLT

Ecclesiastes 3:11

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” NIV

“God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.” NLT

Matthew 9:37-38

“Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” NIV

“He said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.” NLT

Galatians 6:7-9

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; however sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” NIV

“Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit. So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessings if we don’t give up.” NLT

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Daniel 2:20-21

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.” NIV

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever, for he has all wisdom and power. He controls the course of world events; he removes kings and sets up other kinds. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the scholars.” NLT

Lamentations 3:22-23

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” NIV

“The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. 23 Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.” NLT

Isaiah 40:8

“The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.” NIV

“The grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever.” NLT

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Bible Verses For Harvest From the Book of Psalms

The Book of Psalms contains passages correlating to all seasons of life, many of which may have meaning for those preparing for harvest or changing seasons, physically or spiritually. Here are several beautiful Bible verses about harvest coming straight from the Book of Psalms.

Psalm 29:4

“The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is majestic.” NIV, NLT

Psalm 34:8

“Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.” NIV

“Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!” NLT

Psalm 111:2

“Great are the works of the Lord; they are pondered by all who delight in them.” NIV

“How amazing are the deeds of the Lord! All who delight in him should ponder them.” NLT

Psalm 145:5

“They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty—and I will meditate on your wonderful works.” NIV

“I will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles.” NLT

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Encouraged By These Bible Verses For Harvest?

If these harvest Bible verses resonated with you, please share with others in your life who may also benefit from God’s promises today! 

Bible Copyright Information

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

New Living Translation (NLT)

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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