Reference to the Olive Branch Christian Symbol in the Bible
The following reference to the Olive Branch is in the Bible:
Gen. 8:10 He waited seven more days and again sent out the dove from the ark. 11 When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.
The definition and the meaning of Symbols or Icon in early religious art forms. A Catholic sign or icon, such as the Olive Branch Christian Symbol, is an object, character, figure, or color used to represent abstract ideas or concepts - a picture that represents an idea. A religious icon, such as the Olive Branch Christian Symbol, is an image or symbolic representation with sacred significance. The meanings, origins and ancient traditions surrounding Christian symbols date back to early times when the majority of ordinary people were not able to read or write and printing was unknown.