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Trees

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  • Originally created by God
    Genesis 1:11,12 ; 2:9

  • Made for the glory of God
    Psalm 148:9

  • DIFFERENT KINDS OF MENTIONED
    • Of the wood
      Song of Solomon 2:3
    • Of the forest
      Isaiah 10:19
    • Bearing fruit
      Nehemiah 9:25 ; Ecclesiastes 2:5 ; Ezekiel 47:12
    • Evergreen
      Psalm 37:35 ; Jeremiah 17:2
    • Deciduous or casting the leaves
      Isaiah 6:13

  • Of various sizes
    Ezekiel 17:24

  • Given as food to the animal creation
    Genesis 1:29,30 ; Deuteronomy 20:19

  • Designed to beautify the earth
    Genesis 2:9

  • PARTS OF MENTIONED
    • The roots
      Jeremiah 17:8
    • The stem or trunk
      Isaiah 11:1 ; 44:19
    • The branches
      Leviticus 23:40 ; Daniel 4:14
    • The tender shoots
      Luke 21:29,30
    • The leaves
      Isaiah 6:13 ; Daniel 4:12 ; Matthew 21:19
    • The fruit or seeds
      Leviticus 27:30 ; Ezekiel 36:30

  • Each kind has its own seed for propagating its species
    Genesis 1:11,12

  • Often propagated by birds who carry the seeds along with them
    Ezekiel 17:3,5

  • Planted by man
    Leviticus 19:23

  • Each kind of, known by its fruit
    Matthew 12:33

  • NOURISHED
    • By the earth
      Genesis 1:12 ; 2:9
    • By the rain from heaven
      Isaiah 44:14
    • Through their own sap
      Psalm 104:16

  • Specially flourished beside the rivers and streams of water
    Ezekiel 47:12

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

  • Were sold with the land on which they grew
    Genesis 23:17

  • OFTEN SUFFERED FROM
    • Locusts
      Exodus 10:5,15 ; Deuteronomy 28:42
    • Hail and frost
      Exodus 9:25 ; Psalm 78:47
    • Fire
      Joel 1:19
    • Desolating armies
      2 Kings 19:23 ; Isaiah 10:34

  • Afford an agreeable shade in eastern countries during the Heat of the day
    Genesis 18:4 ; Job 40:21

  • WERE CUT DOWN
    • With axes
      Deuteronomy 19:5 ; Psalm 74:5 ; Matthew 3:10
    • For building
      2 Kings 6:2 ; 2 Chronicles 2:8,10
    • By besieging armies for erecting forts
      Deuteronomy 20:20 ; Jeremiah 6:6
    • For making idols
      Isaiah 40:20 ; 44:14,17
    • For fuel
      Isaiah 44:14-16 ; Matthew 3:10

  • God increases and multiplies the fruit of, for his people
    Leviticus 26:4 ; Ezekiel 34:27 ; Joel 2:22

  • God often renders, barren as a punishment
    Leviticus 26:20

  • Early custom of planting, in consecrated grounds
    Genesis 21:33

  • THE JEWS
    • Prohibited from planting in consecrated places
      Deuteronomy 16:21
    • Prohibited from cutting down fruit bearing, for sieges
      Deuteronomy 20:19
    • Often pitched their tents under
      Genesis 18:1,4 ; Judges 4:5 ; 1 Samuel 22:6
    • Often buried under
      Genesis 35:8 ; 1 Samuel 21:13
    • Often executed criminals on
      Deuteronomy 21:22,23 ; Joshua 10:26 ; Galatians 3:13 ; Genesis 40:19
    • Considered trees on which criminals were executed Abominable
      Isaiah 14:19

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Almond
      Genesis 43:11 ; Ecclesiastes 12:5 ; Jeremiah 1:11
    • Almug or algum
      1 Kings 10:11,12 ; 2 Chronicles 9:10,11
    • Apple
      Song of Solomon 2:3 ; 8:5 ; Joel 1:12
    • Ash
      Isaiah 44:14
    • Bay
      Psalm 37:35
    • Box
      Isaiah 41:19
    • Cedar
      1 Kings 10:27
    • Chestnut
      Ezekiel 31:8
    • Cyprus
      Isaiah 44:14
    • Fig
      Deuteronomy 8:8
    • Fir
      1 Kings 5:10 ; 2 Kings 19:23 ; Psalm 104:17
    • Juniper
      1 Kings 19:4,5
    • Lign-aloes
      Numbers 24:6
    • Mulberry
      2 Samuel 5:23,24
    • Myrtle
      Isaiah 41:19 ; 55:13 ; Zechariah 1:8
    • Mustard
      Matthew 13:32
    • Oak
      Isaiah 1:30
    • Oil-tree
      Isaiah 41:19
    • Olive
      Deuteronomy 6:11
    • Palm
      Exodus 15:27
    • Pine
      Isaiah 41:19
    • Pomegranate
      Deuteronomy 8:8 ; Joel 1:12
    • Shittah or shittim
      Exodus 36:20 ; Isaiah 41:19
    • Sycamore
      1 Kings 10:27 ; Psalm 78:47 ; Amos 7:14 ; Luke 19:4
    • Teil
      Isaiah 6:13
    • Vine
      Numbers 6:4 ; Ezekiel 15:2
    • Willow
      Isaiah 44:4 ; Ezekiel 17:5

  • Solomon wrote the history of
    1 Kings 4:33

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of Christ
      Romans 11:24 ; Revelation 2:7 ; 22:2,14
    • Of wisdom
      Proverbs 3:18
    • Of kings, &c
      Isaiah 10:34 ; Ezekiel 17:24 ; 31:7-10 ; Daniel 4:10-14
    • Of the life and conversation of the righteous
      Proverbs 11:30 ; 15:4
    • (Green,) of the innocence of Christ
      Luke 23:31
    • (Good and fruitful,) of saints
      Numbers 24:6 ; Psalm 1:3 ; Isaiah 61:3 ; Jeremiah 17:8 ; Matthew 7:17,18
    • (Evergreen,) of saints
      Psalm 1:1-3
    • (Duration of,) of continued prosperity of saints
      Isaiah 65:22
    • (Casting their leaves yet retaining their substance,) of The elect remnant in the church
      Isaiah 6:13
    • (Barren,) of the wicked
      Hosea 9:16
    • (Shaking of the leaves off,) of the terror of the wicked
      Isaiah 7:2
    • (Producing evil fruit,) of the wicked
      Matthew 7:17-19
    • (Dry,) of useless persons
      Isaiah 56:3
    • (Dry,) of the wicked ripe for judgment
      Luke 23:31

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Trees'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/t/trees.html. 1897.

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