« Oil Olive Tree, The Ostrich, The »

Olive Tree, The

Often grew wild — Ro 11:17.

Cultivated

In olive yards. — 1Sa 8:14; Ne 5:11.

Among rocks. — De 32:13.

On the sides of mountains. — Mt 21:1.

Canaan abounded in — De 6:11; 8:8.

Assyria abounded in — 2Ki 18:32.

Kings of Israel largely cultivated — 1Ch 27:28.

Described as

Green. — Jer 11:16.

Fair and beautiful. — Jer 11:16; Ho 14:6.

Fat and unctuous. — Jdj 9:9; Ro 11:17.

Bearing goodly fruit. — Jer 11:16; Jas 3:12.

Grafting of, alluded to — Ro 11:24.

Pruning of, alluded to — Ro 11:18,19.

Often cast its flowers — Job 15:33.

Often cast its fruit — De 28:40.

Often suffered from caterpillars — Am 4:9.

Good for the service of God and man — Jdj 9:9.

Oil procured from — Ex 27:20; De 8:8.

Used for making

The cherubim in the temple. — 1Ki 6:23.

The doors and posts of the temple. — 1Ki 6:31-33.

Booths at feast of tabernacles. — Ne 8:15.

Beaten to remove the fruit — De 24:20.

Shaken when fully ripe — Isa 17:6.

Gleaning of, left for the poor — De 24:20.

Fruit of, during sabbatical year left for the poor, &c — Ex 23:11.

The fruit of, trodden in presses to extract the oil — Mic 6:15; Hag 2:16.

Failure of, a great calamity — Hab 3:17,18.

Illustrative

Of Christ. — Ro 11:17,24; Zec 4:3,12.

Of the Jewish church. — Jer 11:16.

Of the righteous. — Ps 52:8; Ho 14:6.

Of children of pious parents. — Ps 128:3.

Of the two witnesses. — Re 11:3,4.

(When wild,) of the Gentiles. — Ro 11:17,24.

(Gleaning of,) of the remnant of grace. — Isa 17:6; 24:13.

Probably origin of its being the emblem of peace. — Ge 8:11.

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