In the countries of the Mediterranean means life, immortality, a departure from the active cases as well as platonic love. Since this plant has a white or red flowers, it means life and death, death and rebirth. Its thorns means horns growing moon.

In Christianity, acacia - a sign of immortality and moral way of life. According to one tradition, it is assumed that the crown of thorns was made of acacia trees - on the one hand, because it is the sacred tree of the Jews, but on the other hand, to laugh at the idea of immortality.

In the Egyptian acacia symbolized the sun, rebirth, immortality, and the initiation of innocence, but also an emblem of the goddess Neyt.

Do Jews acacia - a sacred tree gopher, which made the tabernacle Testament.

It also symbolizes a burial and mourning.