4450 fruit

4450 fruit

Edible produce of trees, usually sweet and pleasant-tasting. The climate of the Near East is particularly suitable for a wide range of fruit and several varieties are mentioned in Scripture.

Apples

Sweet, pleasant-tasting fruit SS 2:3 See also Pr 25:11; SS 2:5; SS 7:8

Apple trees Joel 1:12 See also SS 2:3; SS 8:5 Figurative use: the apple of the eye: Dt 32:10; Ps 17:8; Pr 7:2; Zec 2:8

Dates

2Sa 6:19 pp 1Ch 16:3

Figs

Nu 13:23 See also Nu 20:5; 1Sa 25:18-20; 1Sa 30:11-12; 2Sa 16:1; 1Ch 12:40; Mk 11:13

Grapes

Dt 32:3-14 See also Ge 40:9-11; Nu 13:23-24; Nu 20:5

Melons

Nu 11:5 See also Isa 1:8; Jer 10:5

Pomegranates

Pleasant-tasting fruit Dt 8:7-8 See also Nu 13:23; Nu 20:5; SS 6:11; SS 7:12; SS 8:2

Pomegranate trees 1Sa 14:2 See also Joel 1:12; Hag 2:19 Use in similes: SS 4:3,13; SS 6:7

Representations of pomegranates in the tabernacle and temple 2Ki 25:16-17 pp Jer 52:20-23 See also Ex 28:31-35 pp Ex 39:22-26; 1Ki 7:15-20,40-42 pp 2Ch 4:11-13; 2Ch 3:16

Fruit and the fall

Ge 3:12 See also Ge 3:1-7

General references to fruit

Am 8:1-2 See also Ge 1:11-12,29; Lev 19:23-25; Ecc 2:5; Eze 47:12; Mic 7:1; Rev 22:1-2

Fruit as a symbol of spiritual growth

Mt 3:10; Mt 12:33

See also

3254Holy Spirit, fruit of
4402plants
4404food
4440fig-tree
4458grape
4492olive
4528trees
4532vegetables
4534vine
8255fruit, spiritual
8256fruitfulness
8347spiritual growth

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