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Olive Trees

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Psalm 52:8

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.

Revelation 11:4

These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth.

Zechariah 4:11

Then I said to him, "What are these two olive trees on the right of the lampstand and on its left?"

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Zechariah 4:3

also two olive trees by it, one on the right side of the bowl and the other on its left side."

Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, "A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form"; With the noise of a great tumult He has kindled fire on it, And its branches are worthless.

Isaiah 17:6

Yet gleanings will be left in it like the shaking of an olive tree, Two or three olives on the topmost bough, Four or five on the branches of a fruitful tree, Declares the LORD, the God of Israel.

Zechariah 4:12

And I answered the second time and said to him, "What are the two olive branches which are beside the two golden pipes, which empty the golden oil from themselves?"

Hosea 14:6

His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.

Habakkuk 3:17

Though the fig tree should not blossom And there be no fruit on the vines, Though the yield of the olive should fail And the fields produce no food, Though the flock should be cut off from the fold And there be no cattle in the stalls,

Deuteronomy 6:11

and houses full of all good things which you did not fill, and hewn cisterns which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and you eat and are satisfied,

Romans 11:24

For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree?

Judges 9:8

"Once the trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive tree, 'Reign over us!'

Judges 9:9

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness with which God and men are honored, and go to wave over the trees?'

Isaiah 41:19

"I will put the cedar in the wilderness, The acacia and the myrtle and the olive tree; I will place the juniper in the desert Together with the box tree and the cypress,

Deuteronomy 24:20

"When you beat your olive tree, you shall not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow.

Deuteronomy 8:8

a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey;

Isaiah 24:13

For thus it will be in the midst of the earth among the peoples, As the shaking of an olive tree, As the gleanings when the grape harvest is over.

Luke 13:9

and if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.'"

Deuteronomy 28:40

"You shall have olive trees throughout your territory but you will not anoint yourself with the oil, for your olives will drop off.

Genesis 8:11

The dove came to him toward evening, and behold, in her beak was a freshly picked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was abated from the earth.

Luke 19:4

So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree in order to see Him, for He was about to pass through that way.

Romans 11:18

do not be arrogant toward the branches; but if you are arrogant, remember that it is not you who supports the root, but the root supports you.

Jeremiah 17:8

"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.

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Olive Trees » Canaan abounded in

Deuteronomy 8:8

a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey;

Deuteronomy 6:11

and houses full of all good things which you did not fill, and hewn cisterns which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and you eat and are satisfied,

Olive Trees » Oil procured from

Deuteronomy 8:8

a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey;

Exodus 27:20

"You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the light, to make a lamp burn continually.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » In olive yards

1 Samuel 8:14

"He will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants.

Nehemiah 5:11

"Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves and their houses, also the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine and the oil that you are exacting from them."

Olive Trees » Illustrative » (when wild,) of the gentiles

Romans 11:24

For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree?

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of Christ

Romans 11:24

For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree?

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Olive Trees » Described as » Bearing goodly fruit

Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, "A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form"; With the noise of a great tumult He has kindled fire on it, And its branches are worthless.

James 3:12

Can a fig tree, my brethren, produce olives, or a vine produce figs? Nor can salt water produce fresh.

Olive Trees » Described as » Fair and beautiful

Hosea 14:6

His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.

Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, "A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form"; With the noise of a great tumult He has kindled fire on it, And its branches are worthless.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » (gleaning of,) of the remnant of grace

Isaiah 17:6

Yet gleanings will be left in it like the shaking of an olive tree, Two or three olives on the topmost bough, Four or five on the branches of a fruitful tree, Declares the LORD, the God of Israel.

Isaiah 24:13

For thus it will be in the midst of the earth among the peoples, As the shaking of an olive tree, As the gleanings when the grape harvest is over.

Olive Trees » Described as » Fat and unctuous

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Judges 9:9

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness with which God and men are honored, and go to wave over the trees?'

Olive Trees » The fruit of, trodden in presses to extract the oil

Haggai 2:16

from that time when one came to a grain heap of twenty measures, there would be only ten; and when one came to the wine vat to draw fifty measures, there would be only twenty.

Micah 6:15

"You will sow but you will not reap You will tread the olive but will not anoint yourself with oil; And the grapes, but you will not drink wine.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the righteous

Psalm 52:8

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.

Hosea 14:6

His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.

Olive Trees » Kings of israel largely cultivated

1 Chronicles 27:28

Baal-hanan the Gederite had charge of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah; and Joash had charge of the stores of oil.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the two witnesses

Revelation 11:3-4

"And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth." These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » Among rocks

Deuteronomy 32:13

"He made him ride on the high places of the earth, And he ate the produce of the field; And He made him suck honey from the rock, And oil from the flinty rock,

Olive Trees » Gleaning of, left for the poor

Deuteronomy 24:20

"When you beat your olive tree, you shall not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow.

Olive Trees » Beaten to remove the fruit

Deuteronomy 24:20

"When you beat your olive tree, you shall not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow.

Olive Trees » Often cast its fruit

Deuteronomy 28:40

"You shall have olive trees throughout your territory but you will not anoint yourself with the oil, for your olives will drop off.

Olive Trees » Failure of, a great calamity

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig tree should not blossom And there be no fruit on the vines, Though the yield of the olive should fail And the fields produce no food, Though the flock should be cut off from the fold And there be no cattle in the stalls, Yet I will exult in the LORD, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.

Olive Trees » Used for making » The doors and posts of the temple

1 Kings 6:31-33

For the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood, the lintel and five-sided doorposts. So he made two doors of olive wood, and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread the gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees. So also he made for the entrance of the nave four-sided doorposts of olive wood

Olive Trees » Pruning of, alluded to

Romans 11:18-19

do not be arrogant toward the branches; but if you are arrogant, remember that it is not you who supports the root, but the root supports you. You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in."

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the jewish church

Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, "A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form"; With the noise of a great tumult He has kindled fire on it, And its branches are worthless.

Olive Trees » Described as » Green

Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, "A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form"; With the noise of a great tumult He has kindled fire on it, And its branches are worthless.

Olive Trees » Used for making » Booths at feast of tabernacles

Nehemiah 8:15

So they proclaimed and circulated a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hills, and bring olive branches and wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches and branches of other leafy trees, to make booths, as it is written."

Olive Trees » Assyria abounded in

2 Kings 18:32

until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of grain and new wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive trees and honey, that you may live and not die." But do not listen to Hezekiah when he misleads you, saying, "The LORD will deliver us."

Olive Trees » Used for making » The cherubim in the temple

1 Kings 6:23

Also in the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Probable origin of its being the emblem of peace

Genesis 8:11

The dove came to him toward evening, and behold, in her beak was a freshly picked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was abated from the earth.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » On the sides of mountains

Matthew 21:1

When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,

Olive Trees » Fruit of, during sabbatical year left for the poor, &c

Exodus 23:11

but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.

Olive Trees » Grafting of, alluded to

Romans 11:24

For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree?

Olive Trees » Often grew wild

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of children of pious parents

Olive Trees » Shaken when fully ripe

Isaiah 17:6

Yet gleanings will be left in it like the shaking of an olive tree, Two or three olives on the topmost bough, Four or five on the branches of a fruitful tree, Declares the LORD, the God of Israel.

Olive Trees » Good for the service of God and man

Judges 9:9

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness with which God and men are honored, and go to wave over the trees?'

Olive Trees » Often cast its flowers

Job 15:33

"He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine, And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.

Olive Trees » Often suffered from caterpillars

Amos 4:9

"I smote you with scorching wind and mildew; And the caterpillar was devouring Your many gardens and vineyards, fig trees and olive trees; Yet you have not returned to Me," declares the LORD.



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