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Fig Tree, The


1. Produces a rich sweet fruit. Jdj 9:11.

2. Not found in desert places. Nu 20:5.

3. Abounded in

a. Egypt. Ps 105:33.

b. Canaan. Nu 13:23; De 8:8.

4. Often grew wild. Am 7:14.

5. Sometimes planted in vineyards. Lu 13:6.

6. Propagated by the Jews. Am 4:9.

7. Required cultivation. Lu 13:8.

8. Fruit of, formed after winter. Song 2:11,13.

9. Leaves of, put forth, a sign of the approach of summer. Mt 24:32.

10. Reasonableness of expecting fruit upon, when full of leaves. Mr 11:13.

11. Fruit of

a. Eaten fresh from the tree. Mt 21:18,19.

b. Eaten dried in cakes. 1Sa 30:12.

c. Gathered and kept in baskets. Jer 24:1.

d. First ripe esteemed. Jer 24:2; Ho 9:10.

e. Used in the miraculous healing of Hezekiah. 2Ki 20:7; Isa 38:21.

f. Sold in the markets. Ne 13:15.

g. Sent as presents. 1Sa 25:18; 1Ch 12:40.

12. A species of, produced vile and worthless fruit. Jer 29:17.

13. Leaves of, used by Adam for covering. Ge 3:7.

14. Afforded a thick shade. Joh 1:48,50.

15. Often unfruitful. Lu 13:7.

16. Failure of, a great calamity. Hab 3:17.

17. The Jews punished by

a. God’s breaking down. Ho 2:12.

b. Failure of fruit on. Jer 8:13; Hag 2:19.

c. Enemies devouring fruit of. Jer 5:17.

d. Barking and eating of, by locusts. Joe 1:4,7,12; Am 4:9.

18. Illustrative

a. (Barren,) of mere professors of religion. Mt 21:19; Lu 13:6,7.

b. (Sitting under one’s own,) of prosperity and peace. 1Ki 4:25; Mic 4:4.

19. Fruit of, illustrative

a. Of good works. Mt 7:16.

b. (Good,) of saints. Jer 24:2,3.

c. (Bad,) of wicked men. Jer 24:2-8.

d. (First ripe,) of the fathers of the Jewish church. Ho 9:10.

e. (Untimely and dropping,) of the wicked ripe for judgment. Isa 34:4; Na 3:12; Re 6:13.