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Carob Tree
Carob
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Carob Tree
Carob Tree. Evergreen leguminous tree commonly found throughout the Near East, yielding edible pealike seeds contained in a pod.See Plants.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Carob Tree
CAROB TREE* Evergreen leguminous tree commonly found throughout the Middle East, yielding edible pealike seeds contained in a pod. See Plants.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Carob
CarobA leguminous tree (Ceratonia siliquia), thought to be the kerátion of Luke 15:16 (cf. Matt. 3:4). It produces pods, the pea-like seeds of which are edible. The tree is sometimes called St. John’s bread because tradition holds that he ate these pods.Randall W. Younker
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Carob
Carob. A leguminous tree (Lat. Ceratonia siliqua) native to the eastern Mediterranean, capable of reaching a height of some 16 m. (50 ft.). In Palestine the carob tree flourished particularly in the northwestern part of Galilee between Acco and Tyre as well as in Judea and Transjordan.Its sweet,
Compton’s Encyclopedia
carob
carobCarob (Ceratonia siliqua).A.J. Huxley/EB Inc.Carob is a tree (Ceratonia siliqua) of the pea family Fabaceae, native to the eastern Mediterranean region and cultivated elsewhere; sometimes known as locust, or St. John’s bread, in the belief that the “locusts” on which John the Baptist fed were
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