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ESV Global Study Bible :: old testament facts :: Job Fact #14: Rocks pouring out streams of oil

ESV Global Study Bible :: Job Fact #14: Rocks pouring out streams of oil

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Fact: Rocks pouring out streams of oil

(29:6) is a reference to olive trees. They are one of the few trees that thrive in rocky soil. It can be 10 years or more before an olive tree yields fruit, but then it can produce olives for hundreds of years. Some olive trees are more than a thousand years old.


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