terebinth (Tair´uh-binth)

A tree common to the lower regions of the hills of Palestine. Its broad, spreading branches, great size, and long life make it a tree much venerated. The NRSV only refers to the “terebinth” by name in (Isa 6:13 and Hos 4:13); in other places the same word is translated “oak” (Gen 35:4; 1Chr 10:12).

Isa 6:13

13Even if a tenth part remain in it,
it will be burned again,
like a terebinth or an oak
whose stump remains standing
when it is felled.”
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Hos 4:13

13They sacrifice on the tops of the mountains,
and make offerings upon the hills,
under oak, poplar, and terebinth,
because their shade is good.

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Gen 35:4

4So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that they had, and the rings that were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak that was near Shechem.

1Chr 10:12

12all the valiant warriors got up and took away the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones under the ... View more

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