tree of life ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a tree in the Garden of Eden that yielded food giving everlasting life. Gen 2:9; 3:22.
- a tree in the heavenly Jerusalem with leaves for the healing of the nations. Rev. 22:2.
- arbor vitae.
Origin of tree of life Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Examples from the Web for tree of life Historical Examples of tree of life
Among those of especial merit are the Kermanshah tree-of-life fabrics, now somewhat rare.
Jacques W. Redway
British Dictionary definitions for tree of life tree of life noun
- Old Testament a tree in the Garden of Eden, the fruit of which had the power of conferring eternal life (Genesis 2:9; 3:22)
- New Testament a tree in the heavenly Jerusalem, for the healing of the nations (Revelation 22:2)