A tree-grown fruit with wide geographic distribution. Many specialists think that the “apples of gold” in (Prov 25:11
) were apricots cf. (Song 2:3
). Although the apple has traditionally been considered to be the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden, the biblical text does not mention apples or any other specific fruit (Gen 2:9
; Gen 2:17
; Gen 3:6
11A word fitly spoken
is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.
3As an apple tree among the trees of the wood,
so is my beloved among young men.
With great delight I sat in his shadow,
and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
9Out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and t ... View more
17but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die.”
6So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of ... View more