Sifrei, Deuteronomy ch. 203
1 א
ספרי דברים פיסקא רג
2ב
כי האדם עץ השדה, מלמד שחייו של אדם אינם אלא מן האילן
(The scriptural verse) "Because man is a tree of the field" teaches that the life of man is only from the tree.
3 ג

Suggested Discussion Questions:

How do you understand the words, "the life of man is only from the tree"?

4 ד
Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)