|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate soil.
2. (v. t.) To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought to; to foster; to cherish.
3. (v. t.) To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.
4. (v. t.) To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to; to civilize; to refine.
5. (v. t.) To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing; as, to cultivate corn or grass.
Cultivate (11 Occurrences)
Romans 12:3 For through the authority graciously given to me I warn every individual among you not to value himself unduly, but to cultivate sobriety of judgement in accordance with the amount of faith which God has allotted to each one. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 1:10 Now I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to cultivate a spirit of harmony--all of you--and that there be no divisions among you, but rather a perfect union through your having one mind and one judgement. (WEY)
Genesis 2:5 No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground, (See NAS)
Genesis 2:15 Yahweh God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. (See NAS)
Genesis 3:23 Therefore Yahweh God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. (See NAS)
Genesis 4:12 From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth." (See NAS)
Deuteronomy 28:39 You shall plant vineyards and dress them, but you shall neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worm shall eat them. (See NAS NIV)
2 Samuel 9:10 You shall till the land for him, you, and your sons, and your servants; and you shall bring in the fruits, that your master's son may have bread to eat: but Mephibosheth your master's son shall eat bread always at my table." Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants. (See NAS)
Psalms 37:3 Trust in Yahweh, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture. (See NAS)
Psalms 104:14 He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth: (WEB RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 48:19 Those who labor in the city, out of all the tribes of Israel, shall cultivate it. (WEB NAS)