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Weed in the Bible – Verses and Quotes

Are their references to weed in the bible? Did Jesus smoke cannabis? We believe that if you shun cannabis, you shun god’s work, which is a beautiful and medicinal plant. Weed inspires feelings of peace, love, and happiness, which directly align with Jesus’ teachings.

Let’s first look into the possible references to marijuana in the bible…

Sula Benet was an etymologist from Poland who concluded in 1936 that the Hebrew words “q’nah-bosem” found at Exodus 30:23 were etymologically related to “cannabis” and then reached the further conclusion that the anointing oil included marijuana. She noted the similarities with words from other Middle Eastern language groups. She also annotated that the word could be used to reference a reed plant or a hemp plant, but she reached the definite conclusion that in the Exodus passage it meant the hemp plant. (I realize this was not the main point of her treatise, but it is the point that most impacts the present debate.) Others have stated that the Hebrew University supports this view, although no one apparently has been able to come up with a definitive source at that university for this statement.

In addition, God says in Genesis 1:29 that

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.

Last, but not least, a professor in the Department for Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and School of Pharmacy, Institute for Drug Research, Dr. Ralph Mechoulam believes that there may be one reference to marijuana in Ezekiel 27:17, translated sometimes as “millet”

We must also consider Marijuana & Hemp use in Biblical Times….

In biblical times, hemp and cannabis were commonly used for religious ceremonies, clothing, medication, relaxation, paper, cord, sails, fishnet, oil, sealant, incense, and food.

From Isaiah 18:4-5

For so the Lord said unto me, “I will take my rest and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs. For afore harvest, when the bud is perfect and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks and take away and cut down the branches.”

Weed in the Bible – Verses and Quotes Are their references to weed in the bible? Did Jesus smoke cannabis? We believe that if you shun cannabis, you shun god’s work, which is a beautiful and

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Genesis 1:29 – And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which [is] upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which [is] the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

Genesis 9:3 – Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.

1 Peter 5:8 – Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Ephesians 5:18 – And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Galatians 5:19-25 – Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are [these]; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, (Read More. )

Romans 13:13-14 – Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. (Read More. )

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 – Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, (Read More. )

1 Peter 4:1-6 – Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; (Read More. )

Titus 2:1-8 – But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: (Read More. )

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 – What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost [which is] in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? (Read More. )

1 Peter 5:7 – Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

1 Peter 1:13-16 – Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; (Read More. )

2 Timothy 4:5 – But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

Titus 1:5-9 – For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: (Read More. )

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8 – But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. (Read More. )

1 John 3:4-10 – Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. (Read More. )

Proverbs 26:13-16 – The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion in the way; a lion [is] in the streets. (Read More. )

Matthew 15:11 – Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

Genesis 1:12 – And the earth brought forth grass, [and] herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed [was] in itself, after his kind: and God saw that [it was] good.

Romans 14:1-23 – Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, [but] not to doubtful disputations. (Read More. )

1 Timothy 4:1-6 – Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; (Read More. )

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