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Trees


1. Originally created by God. Ge 1:11,12; 2:9.

2. Made for the glory of God. Ps 148:9.

3. Different kinds of mentioned

a. Of the wood. Song 2:3.

b. Of the forest. Isa 10:19.

c. Bearing fruit. Ne 9:25; Ec 2:5; Eze 47:12.

d. Evergreen. Ps 37:35; Jer 17:2.

e. Deciduous or casting the leaves. Isa 6:13.

4. Of various sizes. Eze 17:24.

5. Given as food to the animal creation. Ge 1:29,30; De 20:19.

6. Designed to beautify the earth. Ge 2:9.

7. Parts of mentioned

a. The roots. Jer 17:8.

b. The stem or trunk. Isa 11:1; 44:19.

c. The branches. Le 23:40; Da 4:14.

d. The tender shoots. Lu 21:29,30.

e. The leaves. Isa 6:13; Da 4:12; Mt 21:19.

f. The fruit or seeds. Le 27:30; Eze 36:30.

8. Each kind has its own seed for propagating its species. Ge 1:11,12.

9. Often propagated by birds who carry the seeds along with them. Eze 17:3,5.

10. Planted by man. Le 19:23.

11. Each kind of, known by its fruit. Mt 12:33.

12. Nourished

a. By the earth. Ge 1:12; 2:9.

b. By the rain from heaven. Isa 44:14.

c. Through their own sap. Ps 104:16.

13. Specially flourished beside the rivers and streams of water. Eze 47:12.

14. When cut down often sprouted from their roots again. Job 14:7.

15. Were sold with the land on which they grew. Ge 23:17.

16. Often suffered from

a. Locusts. Ex 10:5,15; De 28:42.

b. Hail and frost. Ex 9:25; Ps 78:47.

c. Fire. Joe 1:19.

d. Desolating armies. 2Ki 19:23; Isa 10:34.

17. Afford an agreeable shade in eastern countries during the heat of the day. Ge 18:4; Job 40:21.

18. Were cut down

a. With axes. De 19:5; Ps 74:5; Mt 3:10.

b. For building. 2Ki 6:2; 2Ch 2:8,10.

c. By besieging armies for erecting forts. De 20:20; Jer 6:6.

d. For making idols. Isa 40:20; 44:14,17.

e. For fuel. Isa 44:14-16; Mt 3:10.

19. God increases and multiplies the fruit of, for his people. Le 26:4; Eze 34:27; Joe 2:22.

20. God often renders, barren as a punishment. Le 26:20.

21. Early custom of planting, in consecrated grounds. Ge 21:33.

22. The Jews

a. Prohibited from planting in consecrated places. De 16:21.

b. Prohibited from cutting down fruit bearing, for sieges. De 20:19.

c. Often pitched their tents under. Ge 18:1,4; Jdj 4:5; 1Sa 22:6.

d. Often buried under. Ge 35:8; 1Sa 21:13.

e. Often executed criminals on. De 21:22,23; Jos 10:26; Ga 3:13; Ge 40:19.

f. Considered trees on which criminals were executed abominable. Isa 14:19.

23. Mentioned in scripture

a. Almond. Ge 43:11; Ec 12:5; Jer 1:11.

b. Almug or algum. 1Ki 10:11,12; 2Ch 9:10,11.

c. Apple. Song 2:3; 8:5; Joe 1:12.

d. Ash. Isa 44:14.

e. Bay. Ps 37:35.

f. Box. Isa 41:19.

g. Cedar. 1Ki 10:27.

h. Chestnut. Eze 31:8.

i. Cyprus. Isa 44:14.

j. Fig. De 8:8.

k. Fir. 1Ki 5:10; 2Ki 19:23; Ps 104:17.

l. Juniper. 1Ki 19:4,5.

m. Lign-aloes. Nu 24:6.

n. Mulberry. 2Sa 5:23,24.

o. Myrtle. Isa 41:19; 55:13; Zec 1:8.

p. Mustard. Mt 13:32.

q. Oak. Isa 1:30.

r. Oil-tree. Isa 41:19.

s. Olive. De 6:11.

t. Palm. Ex 15:27.

u. Pine. Isa 41:19.

v. Pomegranate. De 8:8; Joe 1:12.

w. Shittah or shittim. Ex 36:20; Isa 41:19.

x. Sycamore. 1Ki 10:27; Ps 78:47; Am 7:14; Lu 19:4.

y. Teil. Isa 6:13.

z. Vine. Nu 6:4; Eze 15:2.

A. Willow. Isa 44:4; Eze 17:5.

24. Solomon wrote the history of. 1Ki 4:33.

25. Illustrative

a. Of Christ. Ro 11:24; Re 2:7; 22:2,14.

b. Of wisdom. Pr 3:18.

c. Of kings, &c. Isa 10:34; Eze 17:24; 31:7-10; Da 4:10-14.

d. Of the life and conversation of the righteous. Pr 11:30; 15:4.

e. (Green,) of the innocence of Christ. Lu 23:31.

f. (Good and fruitful,) of saints. Nu 24:6; Ps 1:3; Isa 61:3; Jer 17:8; Mt 7:17,18.

g. (Evergreen,) of saints. Ps 1:1-3.

h. (Duration of,) of continued prosperity of saints. Isa 65:22.

i. (Casting their leaves yet retaining their substance,) of the elect remnant in the church. Isa 6:13.

j. (Barren,) of the wicked. Ho 9:16.

k. (Shaking of the leaves off,) of the terror of the wicked. Isa 7:2.

l. (Producing evil fruit,) of the wicked. Mt 7:17-19.

m. (Dry,) of useless persons. Isa 56:3.

n. (Dry,) of the wicked ripe for judgment. Lu 23:31.