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leaf / leaves

Leaf of a tree. The olive-leaf mentioned Genesis 8:11. The barren fig tree had nothing but leaves (Matthew 21:19; Mark 11:13). The oak leaf is mentioned Isaiah 1:30; 6:13.

There are numerous allusions to leaves, their flourishing, their decay, and their restoration (Leviticus 26:36; Isaiah 34:4; Jeremiah 8:13; Dan. 4:12, 14, 21; Mark 11:13; 13:28).

The fresh leaf is a symbol of prosperity (Psalms 1:3; Jeremiah 17:8; Ezek. 47:12); the faded, of decay (Job 13:25; Isaiah 1:30; 64:6; Jeremiah 8:13).

Leaf of a door (1 Kings 6:34), the valve of a folding door.

Leaf of a book (Jeremiah 36:23), perhaps a fold of a roll.

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