Inside the inner sanctuary, he made two cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high.
For the entrance of the inner sanctuary, he made doors of olive wood; the lintel and doorposts were one-fifth of the wall.
The two doors were of olive wood; and he carved on them figures of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.
So for the door of the sanctuary, he also made doorposts of olive wood, one-fourth of the wall.
houses full of all good things, which you did not fill, wells which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant—when you have eaten and are full—
and that they should announce and proclaim in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, “Go out to the mountain, and bring olive branches, branches of wild olive trees, myrtle branches, palm branches, and branches of leafy trees, to make booths, as it is written.”
But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the mercy of God forever and ever.
For if you were cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these, who are natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree?
Can a fig tree, my brethren, bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh.