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Sycamore

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: συκομορέα

(Strong's #4809 — Noun Feminine — sukomorea — soo-kom-o-rah'-yah )

occurs in Luke 19:4 . This tree is of the fig species, with leaves like the mulberry and fruit like the fig. It is somewhat less in height than the sycamine and spreads to cover an area from 60 to 80 feet in diameter. It is often planted by the roadside, and was suitable for the purpose of Zacchaeus. Seated on the lowest branch he was easily within speaking distance of Christ.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sycamore'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​s/sycamore.html. 1940.
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