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Exodus 37:1-5

And Bezaleel will make the ark acacia wood: two cubits and a half its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height And he will spread it over with pure gold within and without, and he will make to it a gold wreath round about And he will cast for it four rings of gold over its four steps, and two rings upon its one rib, and two rings upon its second rib.read more.
And he will make poles of acacia wood, and he will spread them over with gold. And he will bring the bars into the rings over the ribs of the ark to lift up the ark

Jeremiah 1:11-12

And the word of Jehovah will be to me, saying, What seem thou, Jeremiah? and saying, I see the shoot of an almond tree. And Jehovah will say to me, Thou didst well to see; for I watch upon my word to do it

Job 30:4

Plucking off sea purslain upon the shrub, the root of broom their bread.

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Ezekiel 17:5-6

And he will take from the seed of the land, and he will give it in a field of seed; he took it to many waters, he set it a willow. And it will spring up, and it will be for a spreading vine low of stature, for its branches turning towards him, and its roots will be under him: and it will be for a vine, and it will make branches, and it will send forth foliage.

Joshua 24:26

And Joshua will write these words in the book of the law of God, and he will take a great stone and will set it up there under the oak which is in the holy place of Jehovah.

1 Kings 10:11-12

And also the ship of Hiram which lifted up gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir woods of almugs very many, and precious stone. And the king will make of the almug trees a support for the house of Jehovah, and for the king's house, harps and lyres for songs; there came not such woods of almugs, and were not seen even to this day.

Genesis 13:18

And Abram will pitch his tent, and will come and will dwell by the oaks of Mamra which is in Hebron, and he will build there an altar to Jehovah.

2 Samuel 5:22-25

And the rovers will add yet to come up, and they will be dispersed in the valley of Rephaim. And David will ask in God, and he will say, Thou shalt not go up: turn about behind them and thou shalt cover against them from before the weepings And it shall be in thy hearing the voice of the going in the heads of the weepings, then thou shalt be active, for then Jehovah will go forth before thee to strike upon the camp of the rovers.read more.
And David will do thus as Jehovah commanded him, and he will strike the rovers from Geba even to thy coming to Gazer.

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Isaiah 60:13

The glory of Lebanon shall come to thee, the cypress, the plane tree, and the box tree together, to adorn my holy place; and I will honor the place of my foot

Genesis 30:37

And Jacob will take to himself a rod of green storax, and the almond tree, and the plane tree, and he will strip off of them the white strippings, uncovering the white which was upon the rods.

Isaiah 44:4

And they sprung up in the midst of the enclosure as willows by streams of water.

Ezekiel 31:3

Behold, Assur a cedar in Lebanon, fair of branch, and a shading thicket, and high of stature; and his foliage was between the thick boughs.

Micah 4:4

And they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree, and none terrifying: for the mouth of Jehovah of armies spake.

Isaiah 41:19-20

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. So that they shall see and know and attend, and consider together that the hand of Jehovah did this, and the Holy One of Israel created it

Numbers 33:9

And they will remove from Marah and will come to Elim: and in Elim twelve fountains of water, and seventy palm trees; and they will encamp there.

1 Kings 10:27

And the king will give silver in Jerusalem, as stones, and cedars he gave as sycamores which are in the plain for multitude.

Genesis 1:11

And God will say the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, and the green herb bearing seed, and the fruit tree making fruit according to its kind, in which is the seed in it upon the earth: and it shall be so.

Genesis 1:12

And the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, the green herb bearing seed according to its kind, and the tree making fruit in which the seed is in it, according to its kind: and God will see that it is good.

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

Haggai 2:17

I struck you with blasting and with yellowness and with hail in all the work of your hands; and none with you to me, says Jehovah.

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, will die, and be buried from below the house of God, under the oak: and its name shall be called, The Oak of Weeping.

Deuteronomy 20:19

When thou. shalt besiege against a city many days to war against it, to capture it, thou shalt not destroy its wood to thrust an axe upon it; for from it thou shalt eat: and thou shalt not cut it down; for the man the tree of the field, to go from before thee into the fortress.

Isaiah 44:15

And it was for a man to burn: and he will take from them and he will be warmed; also he will kindle, and bake bread; also he will make a god, and he will worship; he made it a carved image, and he will fall down to them.

Exodus 36:20

And he will make boards for the temple of acacia wood, standing up.

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia, all thy garments, from the temples of ivory, by which they gladdened thee.

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;

2 Samuel 6:5

And David and all the house of Israel playing before Jehovah upon all cypress woods, and upon harps, and upon lyres and upon drums, and upon timbrels and upon cymbals.

2 Samuel 5:23

And David will ask in God, and he will say, Thou shalt not go up: turn about behind them and thou shalt cover against them from before the weepings

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.

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?

Exodus 15:27

And they will come to Ailam; and twelve fountains of water there, and seventy palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.

Hosea 4:13

Upon the heads of the mountains they will sacrifice, and upon the hills they will burn incense, under the oak and the white poplar and the terebinth, because its shadow was good: for this your daughters will commit fornication, and your brides shall commit adultery.

Amos 7:14

And Amos will answer and say to Amaziah, I am no prophet, and I not the son of a prophet; for I a herdsman, and gathering figs of the sycamores.

Psalm 1:1-3

Happy the man who went not in the counsel of the unjust, and he stood not in the way of the sinful, and sat not in the seat of those scoffing. But his delight is in the law of Jehovah, and in his law he will meditate day and night And he was as a tree planted by the streams of water which will give its fruit in its time; his leaf shall not fall away, and all which he shall do shall be prospered.

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast

Matthew 7:17-19

So every good tree makes good fruits; but the rotten tree makes evil fruits. A good tree cannot make evil fruits, nor a rotten tree make good fruits. Every tree not making good fruit is cut off, and cast into fire.

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat: for as the days of a tree the days of my people, and my chosen shall wear out the work of their hands.

Luke 23:31

For if they do these in the moist tree, what should be in the dry

1 Kings 5:10

And Hiram will be giving to Solomon woods of cedar and woods of cypress, all his desire.

1 Kings 19:4

And he went into the desert the way of a day, and he will come and sit under one broom-tree: and he will ask for his soul to die: and he will say, Much now, O Jehovah, Take my soul, for I am not good above my fathers.

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Almond » Trees

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also from height they shall be afraid, and being dismayed in the way, and the almond tree shall be despised, and the locust shall become a burden, and the caperberry shall fail: for man shall go to his eternal house, and they mourning, went about in the street:

Numbers 17:8

And it shall be on the morrow, and Moses will go into the tent of testimony; and behold, Aaron's rod was fruitful for the house of Levi, and the blossom will come forth and the flower will flourish and will show almonds.

Jeremiah 1:11

And the word of Jehovah will be to me, saying, What seem thou, Jeremiah? and saying, I see the shoot of an almond tree.

Aloes » Trees

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia, all thy garments, from the temples of ivory, by which they gladdened thee.

Proverbs 7:17

I sprinkled my bed with myrrh and aloes and cinnamon.

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; the reed and cinnamon, with all the woods of Lebanon; myrrh and aloes, with all the heads of spices.

John 19:39

And Nicodemus also came, he having come to Jesus at first by night, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about one hundred pounds.

Trees » Of knowledge

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Genesis 3:3-6

And from the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God said, Ye shall not eat from it, and ye shall not touch upon it, lest ye shall die. And the serpent will say to the woman, Dying ye shall not die. For God is knowing in the day of your eating from it, and your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil. read more.
And the woman will see that the tree is good for food, and that it is a desire to the eyes, and a tree desired to make wise; and she will take from its fruit and will eat, and will give also to her man with her, and he will eat

Genesis 3:11-12

And he will say, Who showed to thee that thou art naked? Of the tree which I charged thee not to eat, didst thou eat from it? And the man will say, The woman which thou gavest with me, she gave to me from the tree, and I shall eat

Trees » Of life

Genesis 3:24

And he will drive out Adam; and he will set up from the east of the garden of Eden, cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning itself about to keep the way of the tree of lives.

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Genesis 3:22

And Jehovah God will say, Lo, Adam became as one from us, to know good and evil: and now lest he shall send forth his hand and take also of the tree of lives, and eat, and live to eternity:

Trees » Figurative

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.

Trees » Symbolical

Daniel 4:10-12

And the visions of my head upon my bed; I was seeing, and lo, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height great And the tree increased and was strong, and its height will reach to the heavens, and its sight to the end of all the earth: Its foliage beautiful, and its fruit great, and food for all in it: and the beasts of the open field will be shaded under it, the buds of the heavens will dwell in its boughs, and all flesh will be nourished from it

Trees » Varieties » Fig

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 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;

Proverbs 27:18

He guarding the fig tree shall eat its fruit: and he watching his lord shall be honored.

Matthew 21:19

And having seen one fig tree by the way, he came to it, and found nothing on it, except leaves only; and he says to it, Let no more fruit be from thee forever. And instantly the fig tree was dried up.

John 1:48

Nathanael says to him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said to him, Before Philip called thee, being under the fig tree, I saw thee.

Trees » Saints as

Hosea 14:6

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

Numbers 24:6

As valleys extended, as a garden by the river, as tents Jehovah pitched, as cedars by the waters.

Trees » Varieties » Oaks

2 Samuel 18:9

And Absalom will meet before the servants of David, and Absalom rode upon the mule, and the mule will go under the thicket of the great oak, and his head will lay hold upon the oak, and he will be given between the heavens and between the earth; and the mule which was under him passed by.

Genesis 35:4

And they will give to Jacob all the strange gods which are in their hand and the earrings which are in their ears, and Jacob will hide them under the turpentine tree which is in Shechem.

Judges 6:11

And a messenger of Jehovah will come and sit under an oak which is in Ophrah, which is to Joash, father of Ezri: and Gideon his son threshed wheat in the wine press to place in safety from the face of Midian.

Isaiah 1:29

For they shall be ashamed of their mighty ones which ye desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens which ye chose.

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Trees » Varieties » Sycamore

1 Kings 10:27

And the king will give silver in Jerusalem, as stones, and cedars he gave as sycamores which are in the plain for multitude.

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:

Isaiah 9:10

The bncks fell, and we will build with hewn stone: the sycamores were cut down, and the cedars we will renew.

Psalm 78:47

He will kill their vine with hail, and their sycamore trees with frost

Amos 7:14

And Amos will answer and say to Amaziah, I am no prophet, and I not the son of a prophet; for I a herdsman, and gathering figs of the sycamores.

More verses: Luke 19:4

Trees » Varieties » Willows

Leviticus 23:40

And take ye to yourselves in the first day the fruit of the tree of ornament, palms of the palm trees, and branches of the tree interwoven, and willows of the stream; and ye rejoiced before Jehovah your God seven days.

Job 40:22

The shades shall cover him with their shadow; the willows of the torrent shall surround him.

Isaiah 15:7

For this the abundance made and their wealth upon the torrent of the Arabians shall they lift them up.

Psalm 137:2

Upon the willows in her midst, we hung our harps;

Isaiah 44:4

And they sprung up in the midst of the enclosure as willows by streams of water.

More verses: Ezekiel 17:5

Trees » Varieties » Cedars

2 Kings 14:9

And Jehoash king of Israel will send to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thorn-bush which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, Thou shalt give thy daughter to my son for a wife: and a beast of the field which was in Lebanon will pass by and will tread down the thorn-bush.

Isaiah 2:13

And upon all the cedars of Lebanon being high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan,

1 Kings 4:33

And he will speak concerning the woods, from the cedar which is in Lebanon, even to the hyssop which went forth on the wall: and he will speak upon the cattle, and upon the birds, and upon the creeping things, and upon the fishes.

Psalm 80:10

Its Shadow covered the mountains, and its branches the cedars of God.

Psalm 104:16

And the trees of Jehovah shall be satisfied; the cedars of Lebanon which he planted;

More verses: Psalm 29:5

Trees » Varieties » Palm

Joel 1:12

The vine was dried up, and the fig tree languished; the pomegranate, also the palm tree and the apple tree; all the trees of the field were dried up, for joy was dried up from the sons of man.

Exodus 15:27

And they will come to Ailam; and twelve fountains of water there, and seventy palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.

Jeremiah 10:5

They are of turned work, as the palm tree, and they shall not speak; being lifted up they shall be lifted up, for they shall not mount up. Ye shall not be afraid of them, for they will not do evil, and also doing good is not with them.

Deuteronomy 34:3

And the south and the circuit in the valley of Jericho, the city of palm-trees, even to Zoar.

Song of Songs 7:7

This thy height was like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to clusters.

Trees » Laws concerning

Deuteronomy 16:21

Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.

Leviticus 27:30

And all the tenth of the land from the seed of the land, from the fruit of the tree, is to Jehovah: it is holy to Jehovah.

Leviticus 19:23

And when ye shall come into the land, and ye planted every tree of food, and ye made uncircumcised in its uncircumcision its fruits: three years it shall be to you uncircumcised: it shall not be eaten.

Deuteronomy 20:19

When thou. shalt besiege against a city many days to war against it, to capture it, thou shalt not destroy its wood to thrust an axe upon it; for from it thou shalt eat: and thou shalt not cut it down; for the man the tree of the field, to go from before thee into the fortress.

Trees » Varieties » Cedars of lebanon

2 Chronicles 2:8

And send to me cedar trees and cypresses, and algum trees from Lebanon: for I knew that thy servants are knowing to cut trees of Lebanon; and behold, my servants with thy servants,

2 Kings 14:9

And Jehoash king of Israel will send to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thorn-bush which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, Thou shalt give thy daughter to my son for a wife: and a beast of the field which was in Lebanon will pass by and will tread down the thorn-bush.

Isaiah 40:16

And Lebanon not enough to burn, and its beasts not enough for a burnt-offering.

Hosea 14:5

I will be as the dew to Israel: he shall blossom as the lily and strike his roots as Lebanon.

Trees » Varieties » Olive

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;

Revelation 11:4

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

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:

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?

More verses: Zechariah 4:3

Trees » Illustrative » (good and fruitful,) of saints

Numbers 24:6

As valleys extended, as a garden by the river, as tents Jehovah pitched, as cedars by the waters.

Matthew 7:17-18

So every good tree makes good fruits; but the rotten tree makes evil fruits. A good tree cannot make evil fruits, nor a rotten tree make good fruits.

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.

Trees » Varieties » Fir

2 Kings 19:23

By the hand of thy messengers thou didst reproach Jehovah, and thou wilt say, With the chariot of my horseman I came up upon the height of the mountains of the sides of Lebanon, and I said, I will cut off the height of the cedars and the chosen of its cypresses: and I will go in to the lodging-place of the extremity of the forest of its Carmel.

Psalm 104:17

Where there the sparrows will nest: the stork, the cypresses her house.

Isaiah 55:13

Instead of the thorn-hedge shall come up the cypress; of the briar shall come up the myrtle: and it was to Jehovah for a name for an eternal sigh; it shall not be cut off.

1 Kings 5:10

And Hiram will be giving to Solomon woods of cedar and woods of cypress, all his desire.

Isaiah 14:8

Also the cypresses rejoiced at thee, the cedars of Lebanon: From that time thou wert laid down, he cutting off will not come up against us.

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

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of her broad way and of the river, hence and thence, the tree of life, making twelve fruits, in a month each one returning its fruit: and the leaves of the tree for the cure of the nations.

Trees » Illustrative » Of kings, &c

Isaiah 10:34

And he cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall with a lofty one.

Ezekiel 17:24

And all the trees of the field knew that I Jehovah brought low the tree of height, made high the low tree, I dried up the green tree, and I caused the dry tree to flourish: I Jehovah spake and I did.

Ezekiel 31:7-10

And he was fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by many waters. The cedars did not hide him in the garden of God: the cypresses were not like to his boughs, and the plane trees were not as his branches; every tree in the garden of God was not like to him in his beauty. I made him fair by the multitude of his branches, and all the trees of Eden which are in the garden of God will envy him. read more.
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because thou wert lifted up in height, and he will give his foliage between the thick boughs, and his heart was lifted up in his height;

Daniel 4:10-14

And the visions of my head upon my bed; I was seeing, and lo, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height great And the tree increased and was strong, and its height will reach to the heavens, and its sight to the end of all the earth: Its foliage beautiful, and its fruit great, and food for all in it: and the beasts of the open field will be shaded under it, the buds of the heavens will dwell in its boughs, and all flesh will be nourished from it read more.
I was seeing in the visions of my head upon my bed, and lo, a watcher and holy one came down from the heavens; He called with strength, and thus he said, Hew down the tree, and cut off its branches, shake off its foliage and scatter its fruit: the beasts shall flee from under it, and the birds from its branches.

Trees » Varieties » Aloes

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia, all thy garments, from the temples of ivory, by which they gladdened thee.

Proverbs 7:17

I sprinkled my bed with myrrh and aloes and cinnamon.

Song of Songs 4:14

Spikenard and saffron; the reed and cinnamon, with all the woods of Lebanon; myrrh and aloes, with all the heads of spices.

John 19:39

And Nicodemus also came, he having come to Jesus at first by night, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about one hundred pounds.

Trees » Varieties » Myrtle

Isaiah 55:13

Instead of the thorn-hedge shall come up the cypress; of the briar shall come up the myrtle: and it was to Jehovah for a name for an eternal sigh; it shall not be cut off.

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.

Zechariah 1:8

I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood beween the myrtles which were in shady place; and after him red horses, bay, and white.

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.

Trees » Varieties » Apple

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Song of Songs 2:3

As the apple among the trees of the forest, so my beloved between the sons. In his shadow I delighted, and I sat down, and his fruit was sweet to my palate.

Song of Songs 8:5

Who this coming up from the desert, leaning herself upon her beloved? Under the apple tree I aroused thee: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she bearing thee, brought forth .

Joel 1:12

The vine was dried up, and the fig tree languished; the pomegranate, also the palm tree and the apple tree; all the trees of the field were dried up, for joy was dried up from the sons of man.

Trees » Were cut down » For building

2 Chronicles 2:10

And behold, to those hewing, to those cutting woods, wheat, the beatings out to thy servants twenty thousand cors, and barley, twenty thousand cors, and wine, twenty thousand baths, and oil, twenty thousand baths.

2 Chronicles 2:8

And send to me cedar trees and cypresses, and algum trees from Lebanon: for I knew that thy servants are knowing to cut trees of Lebanon; and behold, my servants with thy servants,

2 Kings 6:2

We will go now even to Jordan and take from thence each, one beam, and we will make for us a place to dwell there. And he will say, Go.

Trees » Varieties » Almond

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also from height they shall be afraid, and being dismayed in the way, and the almond tree shall be despised, and the locust shall become a burden, and the caperberry shall fail: for man shall go to his eternal house, and they mourning, went about in the street:

Numbers 17:8

And it shall be on the morrow, and Moses will go into the tent of testimony; and behold, Aaron's rod was fruitful for the house of Levi, and the blossom will come forth and the flower will flourish and will show almonds.

Jeremiah 1:11

And the word of Jehovah will be to me, saying, What seem thou, Jeremiah? and saying, I see the shoot of an almond tree.

Genesis 43:11

And Israel their father will say to them, If so now, do this; take of the best fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry down to the man a gift of a little balsam, and a little honey and spice and resin, pistacia nuts, and almonds.

Trees » Kinds of » Bearing fruit

Ecclesiastes 2:5

I made to me gardens and pleasure grounds, and I planted in them a tree of all fruit

Nehemiah 9:25

And they will take inaccessible cities, and a fat land, and they will inherit houses full of all good, and wells hewed out, vineyards and olive trees, and the tree of food for abundance: and they will eat and be filled, and be fat, and will live delicately in thy great goodness.

Ezekiel 47:12

And upon the torrent shall come up upon its lip, from hence and from thence, every tree of food, its leaf shall not fade, and its fruit shall not be consumed: for its months it shall bear early fruit, for its waters from the holy place they come forth: and its fruits were for food and its leaf for medicine.

Trees » Were cut down » With axes

Deuteronomy 19:5

And who shall go with his friend into the forest to cut wood, and his hand thrust out with the axe to out down the tree, and the iron slipped from the wood and found his friend, and he died; he shall flee to one of these cities, and he lived:

Matthew 3:10

And now also the axe lies at the root of the trees; therefore every one not making good fruit is cut off and cast into fire.

Psalm 74:5

It will be known according to bringing the axes upwards upon the thicket of wood.

Trees » Were cut down » For making idols

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Isaiah 44:17

And its remainder he made for a god, for his carved image: he will fall down to it, and he will worship and pray to it, and say, Deliver me, for thou my god.

Isaiah 40:20

And he being poor of oblation will choose wood that will not be rotten; he will seek to him a wise artificer to prepare a carved image that will not shake.

Trees » God increases and multiplies the fruit of, for his people

Leviticus 26:4

And I gave your rains in their times, and the land gave its produce, and the tree of the field shall give its fruit:

Joel 2:22

Ye shall not fear, ye beasts of the field, for the pastures of the desert sprang forth, for the tree bore its fruit, the fig tree and the vine gave their strength.

Ezekiel 34:27

And the tree of the field gave its fruit, and the land shall give her produce, and they shall be upon their land with confidence, and they knew that I am Jehovah in my breaking the rods of their yoke; and I delivered them from the hand of those serving themselves in them.

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The leaves

Daniel 4:12

Its foliage beautiful, and its fruit great, and food for all in it: and the beasts of the open field will be shaded under it, the buds of the heavens will dwell in its boughs, and all flesh will be nourished from it

Matthew 21:19

And having seen one fig tree by the way, he came to it, and found nothing on it, except leaves only; and he says to it, Let no more fruit be from thee forever. And instantly the fig tree was dried up.

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Trees » Varieties » Almug or algum

1 Kings 10:11-12

And also the ship of Hiram which lifted up gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir woods of almugs very many, and precious stone. And the king will make of the almug trees a support for the house of Jehovah, and for the king's house, harps and lyres for songs; there came not such woods of almugs, and were not seen even to this day.

2 Chronicles 9:10-11

And also the servants of Huram; and the servants of Solomon who brought gold from Ophir, brought almug trees and precious stone. And the king will make the almug trees stair-cases to the house of Jehovah, and to the house of the king, and harps and lyres for those singing: and none were seen as they in the land of Judah.

Trees » Evil, sinners compared to

Luke 3:9

And also the axe is already laid at the root of the trees: therefore every tree not making good fruit is cut down, and cast into fire.

Psalm 37:35

I saw the unjust one making afraid, and spreading abroad as a green native tree.

Matthew 7:18

A good tree cannot make evil fruits, nor a rotten tree make good fruits.

Trees » Were cut down » By besieging armies for erecting forts

Jeremiah 6:6

For thus said Jehovah of armies, Cut off the wood, and throw up a mound against Jerusalem: this the city to be reviewed; oppression is wholly in her midst

Deuteronomy 20:20

Only the tree which thou shalt know that it is not a tree of food, thou shalt destroy it, and cut down, and build a fortress against the city which made way with thee, till it came down.

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The fruit or seeds

Ezekiel 36:30

And I multiplied the fruit of the tree and the produce of the field, so that ye shall no more take the reproach of famine among the nations.

Leviticus 27:30

And all the tenth of the land from the seed of the land, from the fruit of the tree, is to Jehovah: it is holy to Jehovah.

Trees » Illustrative » Of the life and conversation of the righteous

Trees » Were cut down » For fuel

Matthew 3:10

And now also the axe lies at the root of the trees; therefore every one not making good fruit is cut off and cast into fire.

Isaiah 44:14-16

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow. And it was for a man to burn: and he will take from them and he will be warmed; also he will kindle, and bake bread; also he will make a god, and he will worship; he made it a carved image, and he will fall down to them. Half of it he burnt in the fire; upon half of it he will eat flesh; he will roast roast, and he will be satisfied: also he will be warm, and he will say, Aha, I was warm, I saw the light

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The branches

Daniel 4:14

He called with strength, and thus he said, Hew down the tree, and cut off its branches, shake off its foliage and scatter its fruit: the beasts shall flee from under it, and the birds from its branches.

Leviticus 23:40

And take ye to yourselves in the first day the fruit of the tree of ornament, palms of the palm trees, and branches of the tree interwoven, and willows of the stream; and ye rejoiced before Jehovah your God seven days.

Trees » The jews » Often buried under

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, will die, and be buried from below the house of God, under the oak: and its name shall be called, The Oak of Weeping.

1 Samuel 21:13

And he will change his understanding in their eyes, and he will be foolish in their hand, and he will mark upon the doors of the gate, and his spittle will come down upon his beard.

Trees » Often suffered from » Desolating armies

2 Kings 19:23

By the hand of thy messengers thou didst reproach Jehovah, and thou wilt say, With the chariot of my horseman I came up upon the height of the mountains of the sides of Lebanon, and I said, I will cut off the height of the cedars and the chosen of its cypresses: and I will go in to the lodging-place of the extremity of the forest of its Carmel.

Isaiah 10:34

And he cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall with a lofty one.

Trees » Kinds of » Evergreen

Jeremiah 17:2

For their sons remember their altars and their images by the green tree upon the high hills.

Psalm 37:35

I saw the unjust one making afraid, and spreading abroad as a green native tree.

Trees » Varieties » Shittah or shittim

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.

Exodus 36:20

And he will make boards for the temple of acacia wood, standing up.

Trees » Varieties » Pomegranate

Joel 1:12

The vine was dried up, and the fig tree languished; the pomegranate, also the palm tree and the apple tree; all the trees of the field were dried up, for joy was dried up from the sons of man.

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;

1 Samuel 14:2

And Saul dwelt in the extremity of the hill under the pomegranate which is in the precipice. And the people that were with him, about six hundred men.

Trees » The jews » Often pitched their tents under

Genesis 18:1

And Jehovah will be seen to him at the oaks of Mamra: and he will sit at the entrance of his tent at the heat of the day.

Trees » Often propagated by birds who carry the seeds along with them

Ezekiel 17:3

And say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle great of wings, long of the wing-feather, full of feathers, which to him variegation, came to Lebanon, and he will take the foliage of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:5

And he will take from the seed of the land, and he will give it in a field of seed; he took it to many waters, he set it a willow.

Trees » Varieties » Willow

Isaiah 44:4

And they sprung up in the midst of the enclosure as willows by streams of water.

Ezekiel 17:5

And he will take from the seed of the land, and he will give it in a field of seed; he took it to many waters, he set it a willow.

Trees » Varieties » Vine

Numbers 6:4

All the days of his consecration, from all which shall be made from the vine, of the wine, from the grape kernels, even to the skin, he shall not eat

Ezekiel 15:2

Son of man, what is the tree of the vine above every tree, the vine-shoot which was upon the trees of the forest.

Trees » Often suffered from » Locusts

Exodus 10:15

And it will cover the eye of all the earth, and the land will be dark; and it will eat every green herb of the land, and all the fruit of the tree which the hail left: and not a green thing was left in the tree, and in the green herb of the field, in all the land of Egypt

Exodus 10:5

And it covered the eye of the earth, and he shall not be able to see the earth: and it shall eat the remainder of that escaping, being left to you from the hail; and it shall eat every tree springing up to you out of the field.

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The stem or trunk

Isaiah 11:1

And a rod shall come forth from the stock of Jesse, and a sprout shall blossom from his roots:

Isaiah 44:19

And none will set to his heart; and not knowledge, and not understanding to say, Half of it I burnt in the fire; and also I baked bread upon its coals; I will roast flesh and eat: and its remainder shall I make for an abomination? shall I fall down to a trunk of wood?

Trees » Nourished » By the earth

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Genesis 1:12

And the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, the green herb bearing seed according to its kind, and the tree making fruit in which the seed is in it, according to its kind: and God will see that it is good.

Trees » Originally created by God

Genesis 1:11

And God will say the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, and the green herb bearing seed, and the fruit tree making fruit according to its kind, in which is the seed in it upon the earth: and it shall be so.

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Trees » Often suffered from » Hail and frost

Psalm 78:47

He will kill their vine with hail, and their sycamore trees with frost

Exodus 9:25

And the hail will strike in all the land of Egypt, all which is in the field, from man, and even to quadruped, and every green herb of the field; the hail smote and broke in pieces every tree of the field.

Trees » Afford an agreeable shade in eastern countries during the heat of the day

Job 40:21

He will lie down under the shades, in the covering of the reed and marsh.

Trees » The jews » Often executed criminals on

Deuteronomy 21:22-23

And when there shall be sin in a man of the judgment of death, and he being put to death, and thou shalt hang him upon a tree: His carcass shall not pass the night upon the tree; for burying, ye shall bury him in that day, for he being hung is the curse of God; and thou shalt not defile thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee an inheritance.

Trees » Kinds of » Of the wood

Song of Songs 2:3

As the apple among the trees of the forest, so my beloved between the sons. In his shadow I delighted, and I sat down, and his fruit was sweet to my palate.

Trees » The jews » Prohibited from cutting down fruit-bearing, for sieges

Deuteronomy 20:19

When thou. shalt besiege against a city many days to war against it, to capture it, thou shalt not destroy its wood to thrust an axe upon it; for from it thou shalt eat: and thou shalt not cut it down; for the man the tree of the field, to go from before thee into the fortress.

Trees » The jews » Prohibited from planting in consecrated places

Deuteronomy 16:21

Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.

Trees » Varieties » Mulberry

2 Samuel 5:23

And David will ask in God, and he will say, Thou shalt not go up: turn about behind them and thou shalt cover against them from before the weepings

2 Samuel 5:23-24

And David will ask in God, and he will say, Thou shalt not go up: turn about behind them and thou shalt cover against them from before the weepings And it shall be in thy hearing the voice of the going in the heads of the weepings, then thou shalt be active, for then Jehovah will go forth before thee to strike upon the camp of the rovers.

Trees » Illustrative » (producing evil fruit,) of the wicked

Matthew 7:17-19

So every good tree makes good fruits; but the rotten tree makes evil fruits. A good tree cannot make evil fruits, nor a rotten tree make good fruits. Every tree not making good fruit is cut off, and cast into fire.

Trees » Each kind has its own seed for propagating its species

Genesis 1:11-12

And God will say the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, and the green herb bearing seed, and the fruit tree making fruit according to its kind, in which is the seed in it upon the earth: and it shall be so. And the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, the green herb bearing seed according to its kind, and the tree making fruit in which the seed is in it, according to its kind: and God will see that it is good.

Trees » God often renders, barren as a punishment

Leviticus 26:20

And your strength shall be exhausted to no purpose: and your land shall not give its produce, and the tree of the land shall not give its fruit

Trees » Given as food to the animal creation

Genesis 1:29-30

And God will say, Lo, I gave to you every green herb scattering seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree scattering seed; to you it shall be for food. And to every living thing of the earth, and to all the birds of the heavens and to every thing creeping upon the earth, in which is a living soul, every green herb for food: and it shall be so.

Trees » Planted by man

Leviticus 19:23

And when ye shall come into the land, and ye planted every tree of food, and ye made uncircumcised in its uncircumcision its fruits: three years it shall be to you uncircumcised: it shall not be eaten.

Trees » Varieties » Juniper

1 Kings 19:4

And he went into the desert the way of a day, and he will come and sit under one broom-tree: and he will ask for his soul to die: and he will say, Much now, O Jehovah, Take my soul, for I am not good above my fathers.

1 Kings 19:4-5

And he went into the desert the way of a day, and he will come and sit under one broom-tree: and he will ask for his soul to die: and he will say, Much now, O Jehovah, Take my soul, for I am not good above my fathers. And he will lie down and sleep udder one broom-tree, and behold, then a messenger touched upon him, and he will say to him, Arise, eat

Trees » Varieties » Mustard

Matthew 13:32

Which truly is less than all seeds; but when it has grown, it is greater than vegetables, and becomes a tree, so that the flying things of heaven come and lodge in its young shoots.

Trees » Varieties » Cedar

1 Kings 10:27

And the king will give silver in Jerusalem, as stones, and cedars he gave as sycamores which are in the plain for multitude.

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The tender shoots

Luke 21:29-30

And he spake to them a parable; See the fig tree, and all trees; When they should already throw forth, seeing of yourselves ye know that summer is already near.

Trees » Parts of, mentioned » The roots

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.

Trees » Illustrative » Of wisdom

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast

Trees » Specially flourished beside the rivers and streams of water

Ezekiel 47:12

And upon the torrent shall come up upon its lip, from hence and from thence, every tree of food, its leaf shall not fade, and its fruit shall not be consumed: for its months it shall bear early fruit, for its waters from the holy place they come forth: and its fruits were for food and its leaf for medicine.

Trees » Early custom of planting, in consecrated grounds

Genesis 21:33

And be will plant the tamarisk by the well of the oath, and will call there upon the name of Jehovah, the eternal God.

Trees » Were sold with the land on which they grew

Genesis 23:17

And Ephron's field will stand, which is in Machpelah, which is before the face of Mamra, the field and cave which are in it, and every tree which is in the field, which lsin all the bounds round about

Trees » Each kind of, known by its fruit

Trees » Of various sizes

Ezekiel 17:24

And all the trees of the field knew that I Jehovah brought low the tree of height, made high the low tree, I dried up the green tree, and I caused the dry tree to flourish: I Jehovah spake and I did.

Trees » Varieties » Ash

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Trees » Varieties » Cypress

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Trees » Nourished » By the rain from heaven

Isaiah 44:14

To cut down for him cedars, and he will take the fir tree and the oak, and he will strengthen for himself among the trees of the forest: he planted an ash and the rain will cause to grow.

Trees » Kinds of » Of the forest

Isaiah 10:19

And the remainder of the wood of his forest shall be of number, and a boy shall write them.

Trees » Varieties » Lign-aloes

Numbers 24:6

As valleys extended, as a garden by the river, as tents Jehovah pitched, as cedars by the waters.

Trees » Varieties » Chestnut

Ezekiel 31:8

The cedars did not hide him in the garden of God: the cypresses were not like to his boughs, and the plane trees were not as his branches; every tree in the garden of God was not like to him in his beauty.

Trees » Varieties » Oil-tree

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.

Trees » Varieties » Pine

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.

Trees » Varieties » Box

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.

Trees » Varieties » Shittah

Exodus 36:20

And he will make boards for the temple of acacia wood, standing up.

Trees » Varieties » Oil

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.

Trees » Illustrative » (duration of,) of continued prosperity of saints

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat: for as the days of a tree the days of my people, and my chosen shall wear out the work of their hands.

Trees » Nourished » Through their own sap

Psalm 104:16

And the trees of Jehovah shall be satisfied; the cedars of Lebanon which he planted;

Trees » The jews » Considered trees on which criminals were executed abominable

Isaiah 14:19

And thou wert east out of thy grave as a sprout abhorred, a garment of the slain thrust through with the sword, and going down to the stones of the pit as a corpse trodden down.

Trees » Solomon wrote the history of

1 Kings 4:33

And he will speak concerning the woods, from the cedar which is in Lebanon, even to the hyssop which went forth on the wall: and he will speak upon the cattle, and upon the birds, and upon the creeping things, and upon the fishes.

Trees » Kinds of » Deciduous or casting the leaves

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Trees » Varieties » Teil

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Trees » Illustrative » of the elect

Isaiah 6:13

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

Trees » Varieties » Oak

Isaiah 1:30

For ye shall be as an oak the leaf withering, and as a garden which there no water to it.

Trees » Varieties » Bay

Psalm 37:35

I saw the unjust one making afraid, and spreading abroad as a green native tree.

Trees » Illustrative » (dry,) of useless persons

Isaiah 56:3

And the son of the stranger joining himself to Jehovah, shall not say, saying, Jehovah separating, will separate me from his people; and the eunuch shall not say, Behold me a dry tree.

Trees » Illustrative » (evergreen,) of saints

Psalm 1:1-3

Happy the man who went not in the counsel of the unjust, and he stood not in the way of the sinful, and sat not in the seat of those scoffing. But his delight is in the law of Jehovah, and in his law he will meditate day and night And he was as a tree planted by the streams of water which will give its fruit in its time; his leaf shall not fall away, and all which he shall do shall be prospered.

Trees » Designed to beautify the earth

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Trees » Made for the glory of God

Psalm 148:9

Mountains and all hills; the tree of fruit and all cedars:

Trees » Illustrative » (shaking of the leaves off,) of the terror of the wicked

Isaiah 7:2

And it will be announced to the house of David, saying, Aram rested upon Ephraim; and his heart will move to and fro and the heart of his people, as the woods of the forest moved from the face of the wind.

Trees » Illustrative » (dry,) of the wicked ripe for judgment

Luke 23:31

For if they do these in the moist tree, what should be in the dry

Trees » Illustrative » (green,) of the innocence of Christ

Luke 23:31

For if they do these in the moist tree, what should be in the dry

Trees » Illustrative » (barren,) of the wicked

Hosea 9:16

Ephraim was smitten, their root was dried up, they shall not make fruit: also if they shall bring forth, and I destroyed the desires of their womb.

Trees » Often suffered from » Fire

Joel 1:19

To thee, O Jehovah, will I call: for a fire consumed the habitations of the desert, and the flame burned all the trees of the field.

Trees » When cut down often sprouted from their roots again

Job 14:7

For there is hope for a tree if it shall be cut down, and it shall yet revive, and its suckers shall not cease.

Valleys » Abounded with » Trees

1 Kings 10:27

And the king will give silver in Jerusalem, as stones, and cedars he gave as sycamores which are in the plain for multitude.

Topics on Trees

Almond Trees

Numbers 17:8

And it shall be on the morrow, and Moses will go into the tent of testimony; and behold, Aaron's rod was fruitful for the house of Levi, and the blossom will come forth and the flower will flourish and will show almonds.

Felling Trees

Deuteronomy 19:5

And who shall go with his friend into the forest to cut wood, and his hand thrust out with the axe to out down the tree, and the iron slipped from the wood and found his friend, and he died; he shall flee to one of these cities, and he lived:

Fir 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.

Harming Trees

Deuteronomy 20:19-20

When thou. shalt besiege against a city many days to war against it, to capture it, thou shalt not destroy its wood to thrust an axe upon it; for from it thou shalt eat: and thou shalt not cut it down; for the man the tree of the field, to go from before thee into the fortress.

Metaphorical Trees

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Worship At Trees

Deuteronomy 16:21

Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.