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Turpentine Tree

occurs only once, via. in the Apocrypha. Ecclus. 24:16. It is the Pistacia terebinthus , terebinth tree, common in Palestine and the East. The terebinth occasionally grows to a large size. It belongs to the natural order Anacurdiaceas , the plants of which order generally contain resinous secretions.


Book 8 Footnotes
... we there render balm or balsam, denotes rather that turpentine which we now call
turpentine of Chio, or Cyprus, the juice of the turpentine tree, than this ...
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The Leafless Tree
... The figure is taken, first of all, from the terebinth or turpentine
tree"here translated the teil tree. That tree is an evergreen ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the leafless tree.htm

That He Ordered a Church to be Built at Mambre.
... others, has "plains," though the Septuagint and ancient interpreters generally render
it, as here, by "oak," some by "terebinth" (turpentine tree), the Vulgate ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter li that he ordered a.htm

That Vespasian, after He had Taken Gadara Made Preparation for the ...
... There is also there showed, at the distance of six furlongs from the city, a very
large turpentine tree [17] and the report goes, that this tree has continued ...
/.../chapter 9 that vespasian after.htm

That Upon the Conquest and Slaughter of vitellius Vespasian ...
... See also the note on ch.11. sect.4. [17] Some of the ancients call this famous
tree, or grove, an oak others, a turpentine tree, or grove. ...
/.../chapter 11 that upon the.htm

The Germination of the Earth.
... That it has in acorns and dogwood a sharp and rough flavour? That in the turpentine
tree and the walnut tree it is changed into a soft and oily matter? ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/homily v the germination of.htm

Chapter xii
... Abram encamped by an ancient landmark, "the terebinth of Moreh." 'El??n without a
doubt means a big tree and very likely the turpentine tree, or terebinth ...
//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xii.htm

Our Lord in the Garden
... It was the coals, and the oil, and the rosin, and the juniper, and the turpentine
of the ... own, our Lord had a closed-in place of His own,"an olive-tree, a wine ...
//christianbookshelf.org/whyte/lord teach us to pray/xi our lord in the.htm

Six Years in North Bengal --Missionary and Indigo Planter
... as Mr. Thomas and I were riding out, we saw a basket hung in a tree, in which ... with
a very dark beautiful grain: it is full of a resin or turpentine, and burns ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/chapter iv six years in.htm

Pagan Cemeteries.
... We have not yet discovered coffins actually dug out of a tree, but we have found
rude ... As soon as the lid was removed, a strong odor of turpentine and myrrh was ...
/.../lanciani/pagan and christian rome/chapter vi pagan cemeteries.htm

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