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Pomegranates in the Bible | Biblical Quotes About Pomegranates

Last updated on November 23, 2009

The pomegranate is mentioned frequently in the Bible and figures prominently in many religious traditions. Here are some quotes mentioning pomegranates in the Bible.

“Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.” – Song of Solomon 4:3




“I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the valley, and to see whether the vine flourished, and the pomegranates budded.” – Song of Solomon 6:11

“Let us go early to the vineyards to see … if the pomegranates are in bloom – there I will give you my love.” – Song of Solomon 7:12

“I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother’s house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.” – Song of Solomon 8:2

“And he made the pillars, and two rows round about upon the one network, to cover the chapiters that were upon the top, with pomegranates: and so did he for the other chapiter.” – 1 Kings 7:18

“A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey.” – Deuteronomy 8:8

“The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.” – Joel 1:12

“And beneath upon the hem of it thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between them round about: a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe round about.” – Exodus 28:33-34

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Ofer
3 years 2 months ago

So well described the beauty of pomegranates,
these days there is a Dwarf variety ‘NANA’ that blooms a lot a very easy to grow.
I wish I could describe it well as this people above could.