Judas Tree
Tree of Judea
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Judas Tree
Judas tree. Name given to Cercis siliquastrum, which according to legend is the tree from which Judas Iscariot hanged himself (the biblical accounts of Judas’s death do not expressly mention a tree; see Matt. 27:5; Acts 1:18). The tree is a native of Palestine. It grows about 30 ft. tall, and could provide
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