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The juniper trees referred to in the Bible are not true junipers, but actually a species called Retama raetam, or white broom. According to the University of Chicago, this plant is common in the Middle East, especially a... More »

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Juniper shrubs are a drought-resistant shrub with leaves that can be either needle or scale-like. Juniper shrubs are in the genus Juniperus in the cypress family. More »

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Plant a skyrocket juniper tree in an area with a sunny exposure that receives at least six hours of sun daily. Although skyrocket juniper trees can tolerate partial shade and a more limited amount of sun, it may make the... More »

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Although the Joshua tree was named after the Biblical prophet Joshua, the tree was never mentioned in the Bible. It is native to the Americas rather than the Middle East. More »

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The time it takes to read the Bible varies depending on the person's reading speed. To calculate the amount of time it takes to read the Bible, individuals can use websites such as FreeReadingTest.com and ReadingSoft.com... More »

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The Bible comprises two sections: the Old Testament, which tells the story of the Jews' migrations and covenants with God, and the New Testament, which tells the story of Jesus Christ. It opens with a description of the... More »

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Depending on the context, numbers are used in the Bible to symbolize concepts such as completeness, sanctity and organization. However, not all Christians support the idea of using numbers to extract additional spiritual... More »

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