-(A tree) -Fruit of Ge 43:11 -Aaron’s rod of the Nu 11:8 -Bowls of candlestick in the tabernacle fashioned after the nuts of the Ex 25:33,34; 37:19,20 -FIGURATIVE USE OF

A native of Syria and Palestine. In form, blossoms, and fruit it resembles the peach tree. Its blossoms are of a very pale pink colour, and appear before its leaves. Its Hebrew name, shaked, signifying “wakeful, hastening,” is given to it on account of its putting forth its blossoms so early, generally in February, and […]