Q&A: Seven Species and Sefirot

 

Q: I was wondering if the seven species of fruits of the Land of Israel in the Torah are connected to the seven sefirot.

A: Each of the Seven Species corresponds to one of the sefirot (Divine Emanations) as follows:

Wheat

Lovingkindness (Chesed)

 

Abraham

 

 

Barley

Might (Gevurah)

Isaac

 

Grapevine

Beauty (Tiferet)

Jacob

 

Fig

Victory (Netzach)

Moses

 

Pomegranate

Hod (Splendor)

Aaron

 

Olive

Yesod (Foundation) Joseph
Date Kingdom (Malchut)

David

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