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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Fig Tree

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1: συκῆ
(Strong's #4808 — Noun Feminine — suke or sukea — soo-kay' )

"a fig tree," is found in Matthew 21:19,20,21 ; 24:32 ; Mark 11:13,20,21 ; 13:28 ; Luke 13:6,7 ; 21:29 ; John 1:48,50 ; James 3:12 ; Revelation 6:13 (see sukon, above).

Note: A "fig tree" with leaves must have young fruits already, or it will be barren for the season. The first figs ripen in late May or early June. The tree in Mark 11:13 should have had fruit, unripe indeed, but existing. In some lands "fig trees" bear the early fruit under the leaves and the later fruit above the leaves. In that case the leaves were a sign that there should have been fruit, unseen from a distance, underneath the leaves. The condemnation of this fig tree lay in the absence of any sign of fruit.


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Fig Tree'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/f/fig-tree.html. 1940.

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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