The Plants and Animals in Hebrew Scripture ClipArt gallery contains 9 illustrations of flora and fauna mentioned in the Jewish scriptures.

Shittah, plural shittim, is Hebrew for the wood that appears on the acacia tree and is found in the Bible.

Acacia Tree

Shittah, plural shittim, is Hebrew for the wood that appears on the acacia tree and is found in the…

Balm, more properly known as balsam, is a gum derived from the balsam-tree. It was considered valuable in the healing of external wounds.
<p>Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered? Jeremiah 8:22 ASV

Balm

Balm, more properly known as balsam, is a gum derived from the balsam-tree. It was considered valuable…

A Syrian bear. This particular species of bear resembles the common brown bear.

Bear

A Syrian bear. This particular species of bear resembles the common brown bear.

A bittern, a type of fowl, is about the size of a heron.

Bittern

A bittern, a type of fowl, is about the size of a heron.

A swift camel, also referred to as a dromedary. The camel is an exceedingly large quadruped that was a very common beast of burden in the east.

A Swift Camel

A swift camel, also referred to as a dromedary. The camel is an exceedingly large quadruped that was…

The cinnamon plant. It is the inner bark of a tree growing about twenty feet high, and being peeled off in thin strips curls as it is found in market.

Cinnamon

The cinnamon plant. It is the inner bark of a tree growing about twenty feet high, and being peeled…

Papyrus reed that grows along the shores of the Nile. The stalks are pliable and capable of being interwoven very closely. Boats of this material were very common in Egypt. The inner bark of this plant, platted and cemented together, furnished a writing material.

Papyrus

Papyrus reed that grows along the shores of the Nile. The stalks are pliable and capable of being interwoven…

A wild ass. Historically, these animals were considered more graceful than their domestic counterparts. They assembled in large herds and were considered both shy and vigilant.

Wild Ass

A wild ass. Historically, these animals were considered more graceful than their domestic counterparts.…

A wild boar running to the left.

Wild Boar

A wild boar running to the left.