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In Nehemiah 8:15, denotes some tree of a resinous nature. A different word in Isaiah 41:19 60:13, probably indicates the pine; a noble emblem of the promised prosperity of the church. Several varieties of pines abound upon Mount Lebanon, the largest of which is the sunobar kubar; also found on several sandy plains of Palestine. Its wood is much used for beams and rafters.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Pine tree

Hebrews tidhar, mentioned along with the fir-tree in Isaiah 41:19; 60:13. This is probably the cypress; or it may be the stone-pine, which is common on the northern slopes of Lebanon. Some suppose that the elm, others that the oak, or holm, or ilex, is meant by the Hebrew word. In Nehemiah 8:15 the Revised Version has "wild olive" instead of "pine." (see FIR.)

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Woe; torment; pain.

2. (v.) To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.

3. (v.) To grieve or mourn for.

4. (v. i.) To suffer; to be afflicted.

5. (v. i.) To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any distress or anxiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with away.

6. (v. i.) To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; -- usually followed by for.

7. (n.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.

8. (n.) The wood of the pine tree.

9. (n.) A pineapple.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

pin tre: (1) `ets shemen, translated the Revised Version (British and American) "wild olive," the King James Version "pine" (Nehemiah 8:15); the Revised Version (British and American) "oil-tree," m "oleaster" (Isaiah 41:19); "olive-wood" (1 Kings 6:23, 31-33). See OIL TREE. (2) tidhhar (Isaiah 41:19, margin "plane"; Isaiah 60:13); peuke, "fir." Lagarde, from similarity of tidhhar to the Syriac deddar, usually the "elm," considers this the best translation. Symmachus also translated tidhhar (Isaiah 41:19) by ptelea, the "elm." The elm, Ulmus campestris, is rare in Palestine and the Lebanon, though it is found today N. of Aleppo. Post (HDB, III, 592-93) considers that

(1) should be translated as "pine," which he describes as a "fat wood tree"; it is perhaps as probably a correct translation for

(2), but great uncertainty remains.

Two species of pine are plentiful in the Lebanon and flourish in most parts of Palestine when given a chance. These are the stone pine, Pinus pinea, and the Aleppo pine, P. halepensis; all the highlands looking toward the sea are suited to their growth.

E. W. G. Masterman




3983. peinao -- to hunger, be hungry
... From the same as penes (through the idea of pinching toil; "pine"); to famish
(absolutely or comparatively); figuratively, to crave -- be an hungered. ...
// - 7k

5351. phtheiro -- to destroy, corrupt, spoil
... Probably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste); properly, to shrivel or wither,
ie To spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially ...
// - 7k

3583. xeraino -- to dry up, waste away
... dry up, wither away. From xeros; to desiccate; by implication, to shrivel, to mature --
dry up, pine away, be ripe, wither (away). see GREEK xeros. ...
// - 6k

4095. pino -- to drink
... (pinein) -- 4 Occurrences. (pinete) -- 2 Occurrences. (pineto) -- 2 Occurrences.
(pine) -- 2 Occurrences. (pinete) -- 3 Occurrences. (pinontes) -- 2 Occurrences ...
// - 8k

Strong's Hebrew
1727. dub -- to pine away
... dub. 1728 . to pine away. Transliteration: dub Phonetic Spelling: (doob) Short
Definition: away. ... root Definition to pine away NASB Word Usage pine away (1). ...
/hebrew/1727.htm - 5k

4743. maqaq -- to decay, rot, fester, pine away
... to decay, rot, fester, pine away. Transliteration: maqaq Phonetic Spelling:
(maw-kak') Short Definition: rot. ... consume away, be corrupt, dissolve, pine away. ...
/hebrew/4743.htm - 6k

2100. zub -- to flow, gush
... Definition to flow, gush NASB Word Usage discharge (14), flow (1), flowed (1), flowing
(19), flows (1), gushed (2), has (1), has a discharge (1), pine away (1 ...
/hebrew/2100.htm - 6k

8081. shemen -- fat, oil
... 1). anointing, fat things, fruitful, oiled, ointment, olive, pine. From
shaman; grease, especially liquid (as from the olive, often ...
/hebrew/8081.htm - 6k

6086. ets -- tree, trees, wood
... wooden (6). carpenter, gallows, helve, pine, plank, staff, stalk, stick,.
From atsah; a tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural ...
/hebrew/6086.htm - 6k

535. amal -- to be weak, languish
... be weak, languish NASB Word Usage decays (1), fade away (1), fades (1), fails (2),
languish (1), languished (1), languishes (2), languishing (1), pine away (1 ...
/hebrew/535.htm - 6k

8410. tidhar -- (name of a tree) probably elm
... blow. Apparently from dahar; enduring; a species of hard-wood or lasting tree (perhaps
oak) -- pine (tree). see HEBREW dahar. 8409, 8410. tidhar. 8411 . ...
/hebrew/8410.htm - 6k

8411. tedira -- continuance
... Definition: constantly. Word Origin (Aramaic) from dur Definition continuance
NASB Word Usage constantly (2). pine tree. (Aramaic) from ...
/hebrew/8411.htm - 6k

3700. kasaph -- to long (for)
... A primitive root; properly, to become pale, ie (by implication) to pine after; also
to fear -- (have) desire, be greedy, long, sore. 3699, 3700. ...
/hebrew/3700.htm - 6k

3642. kamah -- to faint
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to faint NASB Word Usage yearns (1). long. A
primitive root; to pine after -- long. 3641b, 3642. kamah. 3643 . ...
/hebrew/3642.htm - 5k


Martin Escapes from a Falling Pine-Tree.
... Martin. Chapter XIII. Martin escapes from a Falling Pine-tree. ... And now the pine-tree
began to totter, and to threaten its [28] own ruin by falling. ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xiii martin escapes from.htm

After all the Modern Clatter of Calvinism, Therefore, it is Only ...
... To be born among pine-trees might mean loving pine-trees. It might mean loathing
pine-trees. It might quite seriously mean never having seen a pine-tree. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 30 after all the.htm

Then Midas, King of Pessinus, Wishing to Withdraw the Youth from ...
... them to frenzy; and he, too, now filled with furious passion, raving frantically
and tossed about, throws himself down at last, and under a pine tree mutilates ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/7 then midas king of.htm

... 137. But what is it that followeth: "My zeal hath caused me to pine"
(ver.139); or, as other copies read, Thy zeal? Others have ...
// on the book of psalms/tadze.htm

How Solomon Grew Rich, and Fell Desperately in Love with Women and ...
... 1. About the same time there were brought to the king from the Aurea Chersonesus,
a country so called, precious stones, and pine trees, and these trees he made ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 how solomon grew.htm

And yet How Can You Assert the Falsehood of this Story...
... trustworthy? For what is the meaning of that pine [4375] which on fixed days
you always bring into the sanctuary of the mother of the gods? ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/16 and yet how can.htm

Ranee Khet Mission.
... With the exception of a little land cleared on one side, the country for miles around
was covered with forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron, over which the ...
/.../chapter xxii ranee khet mission.htm

Christmas Day
... The heath eats up green grass and delicate flowers, The pine eats up the heath,
the grub the pine, The finch the grub, the hawk the silly finch; And man, the ...
// and other poems/christmas day.htm

The Tide Rock
... So many a wife for cruel man's caresses Must inly pine and pine, yet outward bear
A gallant front to this world's gaudy glare. Ilfracombe, 1849. ...
// and other poems/the tide rock.htm

'Concerning the Crown'
... One of the most famous of the Greek athletic festivals was held close by Corinth.
Its prize was a pine-wreath from the neighbouring sacred grove. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/concerning the crown.htm

Pine (28 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Pine tree. ... This is probably the cypress; or it may be the
stone-pine, which is common on the northern slopes of Lebanon. ...
/p/pine.htm - 17k

Pine-tree (2 Occurrences)
Pine-tree. Pineth, Pine-tree. Pining . Multi-Version Concordance
Pine-tree (2 Occurrences). Isaiah 60:13 The glory of ...
/p/pine-tree.htm - 7k

Fir-pine (1 Occurrence)
Fir-pine. Firmness, Fir-pine. Firs . Multi-Version Concordance
Fir-pine (1 Occurrence). Isaiah 41:19 I give in a wilderness ...
/f/fir-pine.htm - 6k

Pining (6 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Pine. ... In Isaiah 24:16 the reduplicated exclamation, "my leanness," of
the King James Version is changed into "I pine away," the word being razi. ...
/p/pining.htm - 11k

Fir (22 Occurrences)
... The true fir (abies) is not found in Palestine, but the pine tree, of which there
are four species, is common. ... (see PINE.). Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
/f/fir.htm - 19k

Fir-tree (5 Occurrences)
... The Aleppo pine, Pinus Halepensis, is a fine tree which flourishes in the Lebanon,
but its wood is not of special excellence and durability. ...
/f/fir-tree.htm - 11k

Plane (5 Occurrences)
... plan'-tre ('armon; platanos (Genesis 30:37), elate ("pine" or "fir") (Ezekiel
31:8); the King James Version chestnut): `Armon is supposed to be derived from ...
/p/plane.htm - 10k

Sickness (40 Occurrences)
... In Leviticus 26:16 "pine away" is used in the Revised Version (British and American)
to replace "cause sorrow of heart," and is the translation of the Hebrew ...
/s/sickness.htm - 29k

Rot (15 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 26:39 Those of you who are left will pine away in their iniquity in your
enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine...
/r/rot.htm - 13k

Tree (245 Occurrences)
... oil tre ('ets shemen (Isaiah 41:19), margin "oleaster," in Nehemiah 8:15, translated
"wild olive," the King James Version "pine"; 'atse shemen, in 1 Kings 6:23 ...
/t/tree.htm - 75k

Bible Concordance
Pine (28 Occurrences)

Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

Leviticus 26:39 Those of you who are left will pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.

1 Kings 5:8 Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, "I have heard the message which you have sent to me. I will do all your desire concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 5:10 So Hiram gave Solomon timber of cedar and timber of fir according to all his desire.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 6:15 He built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar: from the floor of the house to the walls of the ceiling, he covered them on the inside with wood; and he covered the floor of the house with boards of fir.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 9:11 (now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire), that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 2:8 Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees, out of Lebanon; for I know that your servants know how to cut timber in Lebanon: and behold, my servants shall be with your servants,
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 3:5 The greater house he made a ceiling with fir wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and ornamented it with palm trees and chains.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 8:15 And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

Psalms 88:15 I 'am' afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.

Psalms 104:17 where the birds make their nests. The stork makes its home in the fir trees.
(See NIV)

Song of Songs 1:17 Cedar-trees are the pillars of our house; and our boards are made of fir-trees.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 19:8 The fishermen will be sad, and all those who put fishing-lines into the Nile will be full of grief, and those whose nets are stretched out on the waters will have sorrow in their hearts.

Isaiah 24:16 From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs. Glory to the righteous! But I said, "I pine away! I pine away! woe is me!" The treacherous have dealt treacherously. Yes, the treacherous have dealt very treacherously.

Isaiah 41:19 I will put cedar, acacia, myrtle, and oil trees in the wilderness. I will set fir trees, pine, and box trees together in the desert;

Isaiah 44:14 When he heweth him down cedars, he taketh also a holm-oak and a terebinth he chooseth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth a pine, and the rain maketh it grow.

Isaiah 55:13 In place of the thorn will come up the fir-tree, and in place of the blackberry the myrtle: and it will be to the Lord for a name, for an eternal sign which will not be cut off.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 60:13 "The glory of Lebanon shall come to you, the fir tree, the pine, and the box tree together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.

Jeremiah 14:18 If I go forth into the field, behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, behold them that pine away with famine! For both prophet and priest shall go about into a land that they know not.

Lamentations 4:9 Those who are killed with the sword are better than those who are killed with hunger; For these pine away, stricken through, for want of the fruits of the field.

Ezekiel 4:17 that they may want bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and pine away in their iniquity.

Ezekiel 24:23 Your tires shall be on your heads, and your shoes on your feet: you shall not mourn nor weep; but you shall pine away in your iniquities, and moan one toward another.

Ezekiel 27:5 They have made all your planks of fir trees from Senir; they have taken a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 31:8 The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir trees were not like its boughs, and the plane trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like it in its beauty.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 33:10 You, son of man, tell the house of Israel: Thus you speak, saying, Our transgressions and our sins are on us, and we pine away in them; how then can we live?

Hosea 14:8 Ephraim, what have I to do any more with idols? I answer, and will take care of him. I am like a green fir tree; from me your fruit is found."
(See NIV)

Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty men is made red. The valiant men are in scarlet. The chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the pine spears are brandished.

Zechariah 11:2 Wail, fir tree, for the cedar has fallen, because the stately ones are destroyed. Wail, you oaks of Bashan, for the strong forest has come down.
(See NIV)



Pine Tree

Pine: A Tree

Related Terms

Pine-tree (2 Occurrences)

Fir-pine (1 Occurrence)

Pining (6 Occurrences)

Fir (22 Occurrences)

Fir-tree (5 Occurrences)

Plane (5 Occurrences)

Sickness (40 Occurrences)

Rot (15 Occurrences)

Tree (245 Occurrences)

Enemies (317 Occurrences)

Oil-tree (5 Occurrences)

Languish (13 Occurrences)

Larch (3 Occurrences)

Gopher (1 Occurrence)

Treacherous (34 Occurrences)

Deal (170 Occurrences)

Pined (2 Occurrences)

Plane-tree (3 Occurrences)

Box-tree (2 Occurrences)

Ash (4 Occurrences)

Treacherously (42 Occurrences)

Iniquities (59 Occurrences)

Box (13 Occurrences)

Lands (226 Occurrences)


Phoenicia (6 Occurrences)

Firs (9 Occurrences)

Pinch (3 Occurrences)

Uttermost (48 Occurrences)

Forefathers (135 Occurrences)

Iniquity (299 Occurrences)

Woe (102 Occurrences)

Lebanon (66 Occurrences)

Wo (92 Occurrences)

Oil (281 Occurrences)

Plant (92 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Victims (12 Occurrences)

Vanquish (1 Occurrence)

Needle (4 Occurrences)

Offenses (23 Occurrences)

Oleaster (1 Occurrence)


Oren (1 Occurrence)

Wood (226 Occurrences)


Firmness (2 Occurrences)

Floor (69 Occurrences)


Tanner (3 Occurrences)


Thus (1271 Occurrences)

Tires (3 Occurrences)

Rotting (1 Occurrence)

Racked (2 Occurrences)

Resin (4 Occurrences)

Enveloped (6 Occurrences)

Drain (11 Occurrences)

Die (401 Occurrences)

Dismay (16 Occurrences)

Moan (13 Occurrences)

Myrtle (7 Occurrences)

Pines (7 Occurrences)

Pontus (3 Occurrences)

Pineth (3 Occurrences)

Prance (3 Occurrences)

Prize (13 Occurrences)

Beautify (10 Occurrences)

Barren (44 Occurrences)

Brandished (5 Occurrences)

Box-wood (2 Occurrences)

Clad (13 Occurrences)

Colored (2 Occurrences)

Crown (94 Occurrences)

Carmel (33 Occurrences)

Consumption (20 Occurrences)

Ague (1 Occurrence)

Acacia-tree (1 Occurrence)

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