4528 trees

4528 trees

Large, woody plants with trunk, branches, leaves and roots, noted for their long lives. Scripture refers to many different varieties of tree.

God’s creation of trees

Ge 1:11-12

Acacia

Ex 37:1-5 See also Ex 25:1-16,23; Ex 26:15,26; Ex 27:1,6; Ex 30:1; Ex 36:36; Ex 37:25; Ex 38:1; Dt 10:3; Isa 41:19

Almond tree

Jer 1:11-12 See also Ge 30:37-39; Ex 25:31-34 pp Ex 37:17-20; Ecc 12:5

Almug-wood

1Ki 10:11-12

Balsam tree

2Sa 5:22-25 pp 1Ch 14:13-16

Broom tree

Job 30:4 See also 1Ki 19:3-4; Ps 120:4

Cedar tree

Eze 31:3 See also 1Ki 4:33; 1Ki 10:27; Ps 92:12-15

Cypress tree

Isa 44:14 See also Ge 6:14; Isa 41:19; Isa 60:13; Eze 27:6

Fig-tree

Mic 4:4 See also Dt 8:7-9; Lk 21:29-31

Fir tree

Isa 41:19-20 See also Isa 60:13

Myrtle

Isa 55:13 See also Isa 41:19; Zec 1:8-11

Oak tree

Jos 24:26 See also Ge 35:4,8; Jdg 6:11-19; 2Sa 18:9-14; 1Ki 13:13-14; Ps 29:9; Ps 56:1; Isa 1:29-30; Isa 2:12-13; Isa 6:13; Isa 44:14; Isa 57:5; Isa 61:3; Eze 6:13; Eze 27:6; Hos 4:13; Am 2:9; Zec 11:2

Olive tree

Ps 52:8 See also Jdg 9:8-9; Zec 4:1-14; Ro 11:24

Palm tree

Nu 33:9 See also Ex 15:27; 1Ki 6:29,35; 2Ch 3:5; Ps 92:12; SS 7:8; Eze 40:16; Eze 41:17-20

Pine tree

Isa 60:13 See also 1Ki 6:15; 1Ki 9:11; 2Ki 19:23 pp Isa 37:24; Isa 14:8; Isa 41:19; Isa 55:13; Eze 27:5; Eze 31:8; Hos 14:8; Zec 11:2

Plane trees

Ge 30:37 See also Eze 31:8

Poplar tree

Isa 44:4 See also Ge 30:37; Hos 4:13

Sycamore-fig tree

1Ki 10:27 pp 2Ch 1:15 pp 2Ch 9:27

Terebinth tree

Isa 6:13 See also Hos 4:13

Willow tree

Eze 17:5-6

Great trees

Ge 13:18 See also Ge 14:13; Ge 18:1; Dt 11:30

Symbolic use of trees

As a symbol of permanence or long life Isa 65:22

As a symbol of well-being Ps 1:3; Jer 17:8

As a means of execution Dt 21:23; Ac 5:30; Gal 3:13; 1Pe 2:24

As bearers of fruit Mt 3:10; Mt 7:17-19; Mt 12:33; Lk 6:43-44

The trees of life and knowledge Ge 2:9; Rev 2:7; Rev 22:2,14

As an example of distorted vision Mk 8:24

See also

4402plants
4404food
4416branch
4424cedar
4440fig-tree
4448forests
4450fruit
4492olive
4504roots
4518sycamore-fig tree
4526tree of life
4552wood