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TREE OF LIFE
A tree that stood next to the Tree of Knowledge in the middle of the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:9). It conferred on anyone eating its fruit the gift of immortality (Genesis 3:22).See Also: TREE OF KNOWLEDGE
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