A tree of the genus Platanus. Biblical usage associates it with pine (Isa 41:19; Isa 60:13) and describes its use to control the appearance of offspring of animals (Gen 30:37-39). Its symbolic value as beauty is also mentioned (Ezek 31:8).

Isa 41:19

19I will put in the wilderness the cedar,
the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive;
I will set in the desert the cypress,
the plane and the pine together,

Isa 60:13

13The glory of Lebanon shall come to you,
the cypress, the plane, and the pine,
to beautify the place of my sanctuary;
and I will glorify where my feet rest.

Gen 30:37-39

37Then Jacob took fresh rods of poplar and almond and plane, and peeled white streaks in them, exposing the white of the rods.38He set the rods that he had peel ... View more

Ezek 31:8

8The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it,
nor the fir trees equal its boughs;
the plane trees were as nothing
compared with its branches;
no tree in ... View more

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