An olive tree overlooking Jerusalem
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Trees and Plants of the Bible

Leaves of an olive tree overlooking the temple mount, Jerusalem
Leaves of an olive tree overlooking the temple mount, Jerusalem. Image by Kevin Snyman from Pixabay

Today’s free book is an extensive survey of the trees and plants mentioned in the Bible. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

William Howse Groser [1834-1925], Scripture Natural History I. The Trees and Plants Mentioned in the Bible. By-Paths of Bible Knowledge X. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1895. Hbk. pp.235. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. Sketch of the Vegetation of Palestine and the Neighbouring Countries
  2. Timber and Forest Trees and Shrubs
  3. Fruit Trees and Shrubs
  4. Grain and Vegetables
  5. Herbs and Flowers
  6. Perfumes and Medicines
  7. Emblematic Use of Plants in Scripture
  • List of Scripture References

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