Smith's Bible DictionaryApple Apple Tree
(Heb. tappuach). Mention of the apple tree occurs in the Authorized Version in (Solomon 2:3; 8:5) and Joel 1:12 The fruit of this tree is alluded to in (Proverbs 25:11) and Song 2:5; 7:8 It is a difficult matter to say what is the specific tree denoted by the Hebrew word tappuach . ("The apple proper is rare in Syria, and its fruit inferior.") Most modern writers maintain that it is either the quince or the citron; (others speak of the apricot, which is abundant and deliciously perfumed.) The quince had some plausible arguments in its favor. Its fragrance was held in high esteem by the ancients. The quince was sacred to Venus. On the other hand Dr Royle says,"The rich color, fragrant odor and handsome appearance of the citron, whether in flower or in fruit, are particularly suited to the passages of scripture mentioned above." But neither the quince nor the citron nor the apple appears fully to answer to all the scriptural allusions. The orange would answer all the demands of the scriptural passages, and orange trees are found in Palestine; but there does not appear sufficient evidence that this tree was known in the earlier times to the inhabitants of Palestine. The question of identification therefore, must still be left an open one.
Strong's Hebrew8598. tappuach -- apple tree, apple...
8597, 8598. tappuach. 8599 . apple tree
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Spelling: (tap-poo'-akh) Short Definition: tree
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5887. En Tappuach -- "place of an apple tree," a city in Ephraim
... En Tappuach. 5888 . "place of an apple tree," a city in Ephraim. Transliteration:
En Tappuach Phonetic Spelling: (ane tap-poo'-akh) Short Definition: En-tappuah ...
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Under the Apple Tree. "I Sat Down under his Shadow with Great ...
... UNDER THE APPLE TREE."I sat down under His shadow with great delight, and His fruit
was sweet to my taste.""Song of Solomon ii. 3. UNDER THE APPLE TREE. ...
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The Apple Trees
... CHAPTER XIX THE APPLE TREES. ... A man who owns this is a fruitful tree in the garden
of God, and on such a tree alone will the sound fruit be found. ...
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"Ye are the Branches"
... If I want good apples, I must have a good apple tree; and if I care for the health
of the apple tree, the apple tree will give me good apples. ...
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... TALK FIVE. BLIGHTED BLOSSOMS. In our yard, a few feet from the door, stands an
apple-tree. In the early spring I watched its swelling buds from day to day. ...
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A Look into the Hebrew Bible.
... The old apple-tree growing in my garden is the witness to me of some transcendent
truths, the shrine of mysteries that I cannot unravel. ...
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Under his Shadow.
... Our second picture, that of the tree, is to be found in the Song of Solomon ii.3:
"As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my Beloved among the ...
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Bearing Fruit in Every Good Work
... Bearing fruit unto every good work.' The words, suggest again the great thought,
that as an apple-tree or a vine is planted solely for its fruit, so the great ...
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... The gardener may labor to give his apple tree the digging and manuring, the watering
and the pruning it needs; he can do nothing to produce the apple: "The ...
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Judged by Fruit
... branches. Everybody can tell the apple tree then, and knows what a pear or
a plum tree is when they see the fruit hanging upon it. You ...
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Where to Find Fruit
... to compare himself to a green fir tree, he adds, "From me is thy fruit found." Our
gracious God is like a fir tree for shade, but like the apple tree among the ...
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Apple Apple Tree
Apple: A Fruit
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