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(1.00) (Luk 21:37)

tn Grk “at the mountain called ‘of Olives.’”

(1.00) (Hab 3:17)

tn Heb “the produce of the olive disappoints.”

(1.00) (Isa 32:10)

tn Or perhaps, “olive.” See 24:13.

(0.72) (Deu 32:13)

sn Olive oil from rock probably suggests olive trees growing on rocky ledges and yet doing so productively. See E. H. Merrill, Deuteronomy (NAC), 415; cf. TEV “their olive trees flourished in stony ground.”

(0.71) (Deu 28:40)

tn Heb “your olives will drop off” (נָשַׁל, nashal), referring to the olives dropping off before they ripen. Elsewhere זַיִת (zayit, “olive”) can refer to an olive, the tree branch, the tree, or the grove. Agriculturally it might make the most sense to mean the olive flower (cf. Job 15:33). Whether the flowers drop off without being fertilized, or the olives drop off while unripe, the harvest is lost.

(0.71) (Isa 27:12)

sn The Israelites will be freed from exile (likened to beating the olives off the tree) and then gathered (likened to collecting the olives).

(0.67) (Luk 22:39)

sn See the note on the Mount of Olives in Luke 19:29.

(0.67) (Luk 21:37)

sn See the note on the phrase Mount of Olives in 19:29.

(0.67) (Luk 19:37)

sn See the note on the name Mount of Olives in v. 29.

(0.67) (Mat 25:3)

tn On the use of olive oil in lamps, see L&N 6.202.

(0.67) (1Ki 11:7)

sn The hill east of Jerusalem refers to the Mount of Olives.

(0.67) (Num 11:8)

tn Heb “And its taste was like the taste of fresh olive oil.”

(0.59) (Luk 19:29)

tn Grk “at the mountain called ‘of Olives.’” This form of reference is awkward in contemporary English, so the more familiar “Mount of Olives” has been used in the translation.

(0.59) (Job 15:33)

sn The point is that like the tree the wicked man shows signs of life but produces nothing valuable. The olive tree will have blossoms in the years that it produces no olives, and so eventually drops the blossoms.

(0.59) (Gen 8:11)

tn The deictic particle הִנֵּה (hinneh) draws attention to the olive leaf. It invites readers to enter into the story, as it were, and look at the olive leaf with their own eyes.

(0.58) (1Ki 6:33)

tn Heb “and so he did at the entrance of the main hall, doorposts of olive wood, from a fourth.”

(0.58) (1Ki 1:39)

tn Heb “the horn of oil.” This has been specified as olive oil in the translation for clarity.

(0.58) (Deu 33:24)

sn Dip his foot in olive oil. This is a metaphor for prosperity, one especially apt in light of the abundance of olive groves in the area settled by Asher. The Hebrew term refers to olive oil, which symbolizes blessing in the OT. See R. Way, NIDOTTE 4:171-73.

(0.51) (Act 1:12)

sn The Mount of Olives is the traditional name for this mountain, also called Olivet. The Mount of Olives is really a ridge running north to south about 1.8 mi (3 km) long, east of Jerusalem across the Kidron Valley. Its central elevation is about 100 ft (30 m) higher than Jerusalem. It was named for the large number of olive trees which grew on it.

(0.50) (Luk 24:50)

sn Bethany was village on the Mount of Olives about 2 mi (3 km) from Jerusalem; see John 11:1, 18.

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