The Lebanon cedar is the national emblem of Lebanon.

Psalm But the righteous will flourish like a palm tree And grow big like a cedar in Lebʹa·non. They are planted in the house of Jehovah; They flourish in the courtyards of our God.

Cedar of Lebanon--Biblical Significance: Commonly referred to in Scripture as the cedars of Lebanon, this aromatic, durable wood was highly desirable for building in Iron Age Israel. David used it in building his palace and Solomon used it in the construction of the temple and a palace for himself. He was said to make the cedar as plentiful in Jerusalem as sycamore-fig trees in the Shephelah . The second temple was also constructed from cedars (Ezra 3:7).

Cedar of Lebanon cones These giant, beautiful, evergreen trees grow in mountainous regions, at altitudes of feet m).

cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani libani)

Cedrus libani is a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Mediterranean region

The Cedars of God is a small forest of about 400 Lebanon Cedar trees in the mountains of northern Lebanon. They are among the last survivors of the extensive forests of the Cedars of Lebanon that thrived in this region in ancient times.

Cedars of Lebanon: I will be like the dew to Israel; he shall blossom like the lily; he shall take root like the trees of Lebanon; 6 his shoots shall spread out; his beauty shall be like the olive, and his fragrance like Lebanon.

The oldest cedar tree in Lebanon: about 3000 years old.

The oldest cedar tree in Lebanon: about 3000 years old.

Lebanon Cedar in the Forest of the Cedars of God. Extensive reforestation of cedar is carried out in the Mediterranean region, particularly Turkey, where over 50 million young cedars are being planted annually

Cedrus atlantica (Cedarwood Atlas, Atlas Cedar)- Helps with psoriasis and eczema, insect repellent, treat oily skin & scalp, relieve itching.

Lebanon Cedar Tree

Cedar Of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) - Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture - Charles Sturt University

1933 LEBANON CEDAR TREE Ancient ship 80 Years Old Lebanese 5 Piastres Middle East Coin. $14.99, via Etsy.

1933 LEBANON CEDAR TREE Ancient ship 80 Years Old Lebanese 5 Piastres Middle East Coin. $14.99, via Etsy.

Lebanon’s cedar trees under Threat  The sun sets over the Lebanese Cedars near Besharre

Lebanon's cedar trees threatened by climate change

Lebanon's cedar trees threatened by climate change The Lebanese emblem is at risk as global warming causes shorter winters and more outbreaks of damaging insects

You must realize that many Lebanese are not at ease either with Syrian policy in Lebanon or with the presence of Syrian troops in our country. -Gebran Ghassan Tueni (1957 - 2005)

You must realize that many Lebanese are not at ease either with Syrian policy in Lebanon or with the presence of Syrian troops in our country.

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