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olive branch 橄榄枝 (创世记8:11)

图片说明: Olive
图片版权: V.

圣经经文

意思

橄榄枝成为了和平与复和的标志。

来源及应用

在挪亚的时代,上帝降下了一场持续了四十天的大洪水摧毁了所有没有和挪亚一起躲进方舟中的生灵。又过了一百五十天,大水仍没有退去。挪亚先是放出了一只乌鸦去试探水位的高低。乌鸦飞来飞去也找不到一根落脚的树枝。接着诺亚又放出了一只鸽子,鸽子同样找不到一根落脚的树枝。七天后,挪亚再一次放出鸽子,这次鸽子带回了橄榄枝。这是个家喻户晓的故事,橄榄枝后来亦成为了和平与复和的标志。因为它昭示着洪水之后,上帝与人类修复关系。 在瑞典的诺贝尔奖博物馆中,诺贝尔和平奖的标志就以橄榄枝代表。

例句

Keywords

olive    peace   

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