Saturday, September 08, 2018

Moster on fruit in the Bible

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Fruit in the Bible (David Moster). That is, literary and cultural uses of fruit in the Bible.
While these eight categories are neither rigid nor mutually exclusive, they illustrate the diverse treatment of fruit in the Hebrew Bible. Fruit was much more than a food for the ancient Israelites. It was a symbol that appeared prominently in the culture’s names, laws, proverbs and traditions.

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