Metaphorical Trees

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Genesis 2:9

The Lord God caused to grow out of the ground every tree pleasing in appearance and good for food, including the tree of life in the middle of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:2-7

The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden. But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God said, ‘You must not eat it or touch it, or you will die.’” “No! You will not die,” the serpent said to the woman.read more.
“In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Then the woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate it; she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves.

Genesis 3:24

He drove man out and stationed the cherubim and the flaming, whirling sword east of the garden of Eden to guard the way to the tree of life.

Revelation 22:2

down the middle of the broad street of the city. The tree of life was on both sides of the river, bearing 12 kinds of fruit, producing its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations,

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, written in this book.

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to those who embrace her,
and those who hold on to her are happy.

Ezekiel 47:7

When I had returned, I saw a very large number of trees along both sides of the riverbank.

Ezekiel 47:12

All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”

Judges 9:8

The trees set out
to anoint a king over themselves.
They said to the olive tree, “Reign over us.”

Judges 9:10

Then the trees said to the fig tree,
“Come and reign over us.”

Judges 9:12-13

Later, the trees said to the grapevine,
“Come and reign over us.” But the grapevine said to them,
“Should I stop giving my wine
that cheers both God and man,
and rule over trees?”

Judges 9:14-15

Finally, all the trees said to the bramble,
“Come and reign over us.” The bramble said to the trees,
“If you really are anointing me
as king over you,
come and find refuge in my shade.
But if not,
may fire come out from the bramble
and consume the cedars of Lebanon.”

Ezekiel 31:17

They too descended with it to Sheol, to those slain by the sword. As its allies they had lived in its shade among the nations.

Ezekiel 31:16

I made the nations quake at the sound of its downfall, when I threw it down to Sheol to be with those who descend to the Pit. Then all the trees of Eden, all the well-watered trees, the choice and best of Lebanon, were comforted in the underworld.

Daniel 4:20

The tree you saw, which grew large and strong, whose top reached to the sky and was visible to all the earth,

Isaiah 60:21

Then all your people will be righteous;
they will possess the land forever;
they are the branch I planted,
the work of My hands,
so that I may be glorified.

Genesis 40:9

So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph: “In my dream there was a vine in front of me.

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