What kind of tree is the tree of life?

What kind of tree is the tree of life?

Moringa oleifera tree

Where is Shechem today?

Shechem, also spelled Shekhem, Canaanite city of ancient Palestine, near Nablus.

Is Joseph body still in Egypt?

Though the Bible does contain information about where the biblical patriarch Joseph, the son of Jacob and the famous interpreter the Pharaoh's dreams, is meant to be buried—according to the story, he dies in Egypt but his body is brought to Israel—it's not as if the ancient text contains GPS coordinates.

Where are Canaanites today?

The land known as Canaan was situated in the territory of the southern Levant, which today encompasses Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and the southern portions of Syria and Lebanon.

What was Baal?

Baal, god worshipped in many ancient Middle Eastern communities, especially among the Canaanites, who apparently considered him a fertility deity and one of the most important gods in the pantheon. ... As such, Baal designated the universal god of fertility, and in that capacity his title was Prince, Lord of the Earth.

How long should the journey to the Promised Land have taken?

The Hebrews spent 40 years wandering in the wilderness before they finally did take the Promised Land.

Why is the book of Ezra important?

Ezra, Hebrew ʿezraʾ, (flourished 4th century bc, Babylon and Jerusalem), religious leader of the Jews who returned from exile in Babylon, reformer who reconstituted the Jewish community on the basis of the Torah (Law, or the regulations of the first five books of the Old Testament).