Metaphorical Trees

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Genesis 2:9

And Yahweh God caused to grow every tree [that] was pleasing to the sight and good for food. And the tree of life [was] in the midst of the garden, {along with} the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:2-7

The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat, but from the tree that is in the midst of the garden, God said, 'You shall not eat from it, nor shall you touch it, lest you die'." But the serpent said to the woman, "You shall not surely die.read more.
For God knows that on the day you [both] eat from it, then your eyes will be opened and you [both] shall be like gods, knowing good and evil." When the woman saw that the tree [was] good for food and that it [was] a delight to the eyes, and the tree was desirable to make [one] wise, then she took from its fruit and she ate. And she gave [it] also to her husband with her, and he ate. Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they [were] naked. And they sewed together fig leaves and they made for themselves coverings.

Genesis 3:22

And Yahweh God said, "Look--the man has become as one of us, to know good and evil. {What if} he stretches out his hand and takes also from the tree of life and eats, and lives forever?"

Genesis 3:24

So he drove the man out, and placed cherubim east of the garden of Eden, and {a flaming, turning sword} to guard the way to the tree of life.

Revelation 22:2

in the middle of its street, and {on both sides of the river} [is] the tree of life, producing twelve fruits--yielding its fruit according to every month--and the leaves of the tree [are] for the healing of the nations.

Revelation 22:19

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

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life for those who seize her; those who take hold of her are considered happy.

Ezekiel 47:7

{When I returned}, then look! On the bank of the river [were] many trees {on both sides}.

Ezekiel 47:12

And along the stream will go up on its banks {from both sides} every tree {producing food}; its leaf will not wither and it will not cease [producing] its fruit. {Every month} it will bear early fruit, for its waters [are] going out from the sanctuary, and its fruit will be as food, and its leaf for healing."

Judges 9:8

"The trees went certainly, to anoint a king over themselves. And they said to the olive tree, 'Rule over us.'

Judges 9:10

Then the trees said to the fig tree, 'You, come rule over us.'

Judges 9:12-13

And the trees said to the vine, 'You, come rule over us.' But the vine said to them, 'Should I stop [producing] my wine that makes the gods and men happy, to go sway over the trees?'

Judges 9:14-15

So all the trees said to the thornbush, 'You, come rule over us.' And the thornbush said to the trees, 'If in good faith you [are] anointing me as king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade; if not, may fire go out from the thornbush and devour the cedars of Lebanon.'

Ezekiel 31:17

They also went down with it to Sheol to {those who died by the sword}, and its army [who] [had] lived in its shadow in the midst of nations.

Ezekiel 31:16

From the sound of its downfall I caused nations to shake when I made it go down to Sheol, with [the people] going down to [the] grave, and [so] in [the] world below all of the trees of Eden, [the] choice and the best of Lebanon, {all the well-watered trees} were comforted!

Daniel 4:20

The tree that you saw, which grew and became strong and its height reached to heaven and {it was visible to the end of the whole earth},

Isaiah 60:21

And all your people [shall be] righteous; they shall take possession of [the] land forever, the shoot of his planting, the work of my hands, to show my glory.

Genesis 40:9

Then the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph, and he said to him, "In my dream, now behold, [there was] a vine before me,

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