Jeremiah 11:16

The LORD called your name, A green olive tree, fair, and with good fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.
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Cyril of Alexandria

AD 444
It is probable, therefore, that Jesus compares the synagogue of the Jews with a fig tree, for the sacred Scripture also compares them with various plants: the vine, for instance, and the olive, and even a forest. … Jeremiah says, “The Lord called you a beautiful olive tree, well shaded in appearance. At its pruning time, a fire was kindled in it. Great tribulation came to it. Its branches were destroyed.” And another of the holy prophets, comparing it with Mount Lebanon, thus speaks: “Open your doors, O Lebanon, and the fire shall devour your cedars.” For the forest that was in Jerusalem, even the people there, many as they were and innumerable, were destroyed as by fire. - "Commentary on Luke, Homily 96"

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Burnt, by lightning. The olive was a most useful and beautiful tree.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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