nuts

nuts

The fruits of various trees both native and exotic to Palestine. The “nut orchard” referred to in the (Song 6:11) is probably a walnut orchard. The nuts presented as gifts in (Gen 43:11) are pistachios. The almond is another popular nut mentioned by name in the same passage.

Song 6:11

11I went down to the nut orchard,
to look at the blossoms of the valley,
to see whether the vines had budded,
whether the pomegranates were in bloom.

Gen 43:11

11Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: take some of the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry them down as a pres ... View more

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