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27 Bible Verses about Olive Trees

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Revelation 11:4

These are the two olive trees, and the two chandeliers which having stood before the God of the earth.

Zechariah 4:11

And I shall answer and say to him, What these two olive trees upon the right of the candlestick and upon its left?

Romans 11:17

And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Zechariah 4:3

And two olive trees upon it, one from the right of the bowl and one from its left.

Jeremiah 11:16

A green olive tree, fair, of fruit of figure, Jehovah called thy name; by the voice of a great noise he kindled a fire upon her, and its branches were evil.

Isaiah 17:6

And he left in it gleaning, as the beating of the olive tree, two, three berries upon the head of the summit, four, five in the branches of its fruit, says Jehovah, God of Israel.

Zechariah 4:12

And I shall answer the second time, and say to him, What these two twigs of the olive trees which by the hand of the two tubes of gold. emptying from them the gold?

Hosea 14:6

His sprouts shall go, and his strength shall be as the olive tree, and the odor to him as Lebanon.

Habakkuk 3:17

If the fig tree shall not blossom, and no produce in the vines; the work of the olive failed, and the fields made not food; and the sheep being cut off from the fold, and no oxen in the stalls.

Deuteronomy 6:11

And houses full of all good which thou filledst not, and wells hewed out which thou hewedst not, and vineyards and olives which thou didst not plant; and thou atest and wert satisfied:

Romans 11:24

For if thou according to nature wert cut out of the wild olive tree, and against nature wert grafted into the cultivated olive tree: how much more these, according to nature, shall be grafted into their own olive tree

Judges 9:8

The trees going forth went to anoint over them a king; and they will say to the olive, Reign thou over us.

Judges 9:9

And the olive will say to them, Left I my fatness which by me they will honor God and men, and went I to wander about over the trees?

Isaiah 41:19

I will give in the desert the cedar, the acacia, and the myrtle, and the tree of oil; I will set in the sterile region the the elm and the box tree together.

Deuteronomy 24:20

When thou shalt beat thine olive thou shalt not go over the boughs after thee: to the stranger, to the orphan, and to the widow it shall be.

Deuteronomy 8:8

A land of wheat and barley and the vine and the fig tree and the pomegranate, a land of the olive tree, of oil and honey;

Isaiah 24:13

For thus it shall be in the midst of the land in the midst of the peoples, as the beating of the olive, as the gleanings if the vintage was finished.

Luke 13:9

Whereas also it might bear fruit: and if not, afterwards thou shalt cut it off.

Deuteronomy 28:40

Olive trees shall be to thee in all thy boundaries, and thou shalt not be anointed with oil, for thine olive shall slip away.

Genesis 8:11

And the dove will come in to him at the time of evening, and lo, an olive leaf plucked off, in her mouth. And Noah will know that the waters were diminished from over the earth.

Luke 19:4

And having run before, he went up upon an Egyptian fig tree, that he might see him: for he was about to pass through that.

Romans 11:18

Act not proudly to the young shoots. And if thou boastest, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

Jeremiah 17:8

And he was as a tree planted by the waters, and it shall spread out its roots by the river, and it shall not see when heat shall come, and its leaf was green; and it shall not be afraid in the year of restraint, and it shall not withdraw from making fruit.

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Olive Trees » Canaan abounded in

Deuteronomy 8:8

A land of wheat and barley and the vine and the fig tree and the pomegranate, a land of the olive tree, of oil and honey;

Deuteronomy 6:11

And houses full of all good which thou filledst not, and wells hewed out which thou hewedst not, and vineyards and olives which thou didst not plant; and thou atest and wert satisfied:

Olive Trees » Oil procured from

Deuteronomy 8:8

A land of wheat and barley and the vine and the fig tree and the pomegranate, a land of the olive tree, of oil and honey;

Exodus 27:20

And thou shalt command the sons of Israel, and they shall take to thee pure olive oil, beaten for the light, to lift up the light continually.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » In olive yards

1 Samuel 8:14

And your fields and your vineyards, and your olive trees, the good he will take and give to his servants.

Nehemiah 5:11

Turn back now to them according to this day, their fields, their vineyards, their olive trees, and their houses, and the hundredth of the silver and the grain, the new wine and the new oil which ye impose upon them.

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

Romans 11:24

For if thou according to nature wert cut out of the wild olive tree, and against nature wert grafted into the cultivated olive tree: how much more these, according to nature, shall be grafted into their own olive tree

Romans 11:17

And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of Christ

Romans 11:24

For if thou according to nature wert cut out of the wild olive tree, and against nature wert grafted into the cultivated olive tree: how much more these, according to nature, shall be grafted into their own olive tree

Romans 11:17

And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Olive Trees » Described as » Bearing goodly fruit

Jeremiah 11:16

A green olive tree, fair, of fruit of figure, Jehovah called thy name; by the voice of a great noise he kindled a fire upon her, and its branches were evil.

James 3:12

The fig tree, my brethren, cannot make olives, or the vine, figs: so no fountain can make salt and sweet water.

Olive Trees » Described as » Fair and beautiful

Hosea 14:6

His sprouts shall go, and his strength shall be as the olive tree, and the odor to him as Lebanon.

Jeremiah 11:16

A green olive tree, fair, of fruit of figure, Jehovah called thy name; by the voice of a great noise he kindled a fire upon her, and its branches were evil.

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

Isaiah 17:6

And he left in it gleaning, as the beating of the olive tree, two, three berries upon the head of the summit, four, five in the branches of its fruit, says Jehovah, God of Israel.

Isaiah 24:13

For thus it shall be in the midst of the land in the midst of the peoples, as the beating of the olive, as the gleanings if the vintage was finished.

Olive Trees » Described as » Fat and unctuous

Romans 11:17

And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Judges 9:9

And the olive will say to them, Left I my fatness which by me they will honor God and men, and went I to wander about over the trees?

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

Haggai 2:16

Who were ye coming to the heap of twenty and it was ten? coming to the wine-vat to draw fifty of the wine-press, and there was twenty?

Micah 6:15

Thou shalt sow and thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olive and thou shalt not anoint thyself with oil; and new wine, and thou shalt not drink wine.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the righteous

Hosea 14:6

His sprouts shall go, and his strength shall be as the olive tree, and the odor to him as Lebanon.

Olive Trees » Kings of israel largely cultivated

1 Chronicles 27:28

And over the olive trees and the sycamores which are in the low country, Baal-Hanan the Gederite: and over the treasures of oil, Joash:

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the two witnesses

Revelation 11:3-4

And I will give to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy one thousand two hundred and sixty days, surrounded with sackcloth. These are the two olive trees, and the two chandeliers which having stood before the God of the earth.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » Among rocks

Deuteronomy 32:13

He will cause him to ride upon the heights of the land; He shall eat the produce of the field; And he shall suck honey from the rock, And oil from the flint of the rock

Olive Trees » Gleaning of, left for the poor

Deuteronomy 24:20

When thou shalt beat thine olive thou shalt not go over the boughs after thee: to the stranger, to the orphan, and to the widow it shall be.

Olive Trees » Beaten to remove the fruit

Deuteronomy 24:20

When thou shalt beat thine olive thou shalt not go over the boughs after thee: to the stranger, to the orphan, and to the widow it shall be.

Olive Trees » Often cast its fruit

Deuteronomy 28:40

Olive trees shall be to thee in all thy boundaries, and thou shalt not be anointed with oil, for thine olive shall slip away.

Olive Trees » Failure of, a great calamity

Habakkuk 3:17-18

If the fig tree shall not blossom, and no produce in the vines; the work of the olive failed, and the fields made not food; and the sheep being cut off from the fold, and no oxen in the stalls. I will exult in Jehovah, I will rejoice in the God saving me.

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

1 Kings 6:31-33

And the openings of the oracle he made doors of the woods of oil: the projection of door-posts the fifth. And two doors of woods of oil; and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims, and palm-trees, and opening flower-buds, and he overlaid with gold, and he brought down gold upon the cherubims and upon the palm-trees. And thus be made for the door of the temple, door-posts of woods of oil from the fourth.

Olive Trees » Pruning of, alluded to

Romans 11:18-19

Act not proudly to the young shoots. And if thou boastest, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee. Thou wilt say then, That the young shoots were broken off, that I might be grafted in.

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of the jewish church

Jeremiah 11:16

A green olive tree, fair, of fruit of figure, Jehovah called thy name; by the voice of a great noise he kindled a fire upon her, and its branches were evil.

Olive Trees » Described as » Green

Jeremiah 11:16

A green olive tree, fair, of fruit of figure, Jehovah called thy name; by the voice of a great noise he kindled a fire upon her, and its branches were evil.

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

Nehemiah 8:15

And that they will cause to hear and will cause a voice to pass over in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go ye forth to the mountain and bring leaves of olive, and leaves of the tree of oil, and leaves of myrtle, and leaves of palms, and leaves of the tree interwoven, to make booths according to the writing.

Olive Trees » Assyria abounded in

2 Kings 18:32

Till my coming and I took you to a land as your land, a land of grain and new wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive-oil and honey; and live ye, and ye shall not die: and ye shall not hear to Hezekiah, for he will seduce you, saying, Jehovah will deliver us.

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

1 Kings 6:23

And he will make in the oracle two cherubims of woods of oil, ten cubits its height

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

Genesis 8:11

And the dove will come in to him at the time of evening, and lo, an olive leaf plucked off, in her mouth. And Noah will know that the waters were diminished from over the earth.

Olive Trees » Cultivated » On the sides of mountains

Matthew 21:1

And when they drew near to Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, to the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, saying to them,

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

Exodus 23:11

And the seventh thou shalt remit, and let it be; and the poor of thy people shall eat; and the remains, the beast of the field shall eat. So shalt thou do to thy vineyard and to thy olive tree.

Olive Trees » Grafting of, alluded to

Romans 11:24

For if thou according to nature wert cut out of the wild olive tree, and against nature wert grafted into the cultivated olive tree: how much more these, according to nature, shall be grafted into their own olive tree

Olive Trees » Often grew wild

Romans 11:17

And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Olive Trees » Illustrative » Of children of pious parents

Olive Trees » Shaken when fully ripe

Isaiah 17:6

And he left in it gleaning, as the beating of the olive tree, two, three berries upon the head of the summit, four, five in the branches of its fruit, says Jehovah, God of Israel.

Olive Trees » Good for the service of God and man

Judges 9:9

And the olive will say to them, Left I my fatness which by me they will honor God and men, and went I to wander about over the trees?

Olive Trees » Often cast its flowers

Job 15:33

He will shake off as a vine his unripe grapes, and he will cast his flower as the olive.

Olive Trees » Often suffered from caterpillars

Amos 4:9

I struck you with blasting and with yellowness: the multitudes of your gardens and your vineyards and your fig-trees and your olives the creeping locust shall eat: and ye turned not back even to me, says Jehovah.