Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.


Bible References

The trees

2 Kings 14:9
And Jehoash, king of Israel, sent to Amaziah, king of Judah, saying, The thorn-tree in Lebanon sent to the cedar in Lebanon, saying, Give your daughter to my son for a wife: and a beast from the woodland in Lebanon went by, crushing the thorn under his feet.
Ezekiel 17:3
And say, This is what the Lord has said: A great eagle with great wings, full of long feathers of different colours, came to Lebanon, and took the top of the cedar:
Daniel 4:10
On my bed I saw a vision: there was a tree in the middle of the earth, and it was very high.


Judges 8:22
Then the men of Israel said to Gideon, Be our ruler, you and your son and your son's son after him; for you have been our saviour from the hands of Midian.

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