What does the olive symbolize in Christianity?

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What do olive trees, branches, and oil symbolize in the Bible?

Carmen Slabbert

Thursday, October 07, 2021

In Genesis 8:11, we read about the dove returning to Noah's ark with an olive branch in its beak. Since then, the olive branch has been a symbol of peace to the world. The priests used the olive oil to anoint, cure, exorcism, baptisms and confirmation. Making the olive tree a very symbolic tree.

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