So-called tree of cross is an interesting tree, in that Christ reconciled the world with Himself in a tree. There are proofs, which proves that were used also as tav letter shaped trees, in other words, trees shaped like a cross. Tav is last letter in Hebrew alphabets. Initially, tav letter was x shaped, but then changed cross shaped and after that it changed its current form ת.
Hebrew alphabets have also a numerical values, literal meaning and symbolic significance. Tav letter number value is 400. Tav letter literal meaning is the mark. Tav letter symbolic meaning is a covenant and a seal. Jesusí death in the crucifixion was Godís mark, which began the New Covenant and on the tree of cross, the Lord Jesus reconciled sins, by which believers of the New Covenant are sealed into adoption of children of God.
What sort of tree God would choose to events, which Jesusí crucifixion represent? Did God choose to torture stakes (upright tree), which Jehovah's witnesses are teaching or tav letter shaped tree? The Jews know what tav letter represent, in other words it means mark, covenant and sealing. I am sure that God would choose tav (tau) letter shaped tree, because it is mark to the Jews, that Jesus is set as mark and covenant to the Jews and gentiles and through Him comes forgiveness of the sins and eternal salvation: I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; Isa 42:6
Tav (tau) letter is shaped in Greek alphabets as T letter.
John 19:19 And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Above matter is presented accurately. In other words, the title was on the cross in that part which tree divided for cross-shaped. This crossbar of the tree of cross (patibulum in Latin) was attached on to the top of upright tree, and on top of it was set the title. In the point of fact the condemned carried so-called patibulim, which was the crossbar of the cross. The Patibulim was set to the upright post at the place of execution, at Calvary. Like this the title was over Jesusí head, not over hands like Jehovaís witnesses are teaching.
There is also one interesting perspective connected to the tree of cross:
Rev 22:13 I 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
Rev 22:13 "I am the Alef and the Tav, HaRishon (The First) and HaAcharon (The Last), HaReshit (The Beginning) and HaTachlit (The Ultimate)
As spoken language of Jesus was Aramaic and Hebrew. Jesus said on the cross with Aramaic language first letter and last letter in other words Alef and Taw (in Hebrew Aleph and Tav). Aleph symbolic meaning is first and Tav literal meaning is the mark and symbolic meaning is a covenant and a seal.
Jesus was nailed Tav shaped tree and Jesus the Messiah (Yeshua) said that He is Tav, this is very interesting, in that the Messiah is the beginning and the end. Jesus is also the mark to the mankind from salvation and Jesus is also for a covenant of the people, and He has sealed our salvation and He was crucified in the tree, which was as Tav shaped.
It is also interesting, that NT use two words to describe the tree of cross stauros and ksylon.
Acts 5:30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree (Greek ksylon).
John 19:17, And he bearing his cross (Greek stauros) went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:
At an execution place tree (xulon) was ready and condemned carried patibulum (stauros), which must set to the tree (xuon) in execution place.
It is clear, that in the light of the historical and the Bible evidences condemned didn't carry massive and long pole or tree, just patibulum, which must set to the upright tree (pole), which already waited as ready at execution place; John 19:17 does not use word xulon, but stauros, which Jesus carried!
witnesses would be right (however they arenít), so then the Bible should
speak about the pole, only with one word, but the Bible use two words
stauros which Jesus carried and
which was waiting as ready at execution place. Jesus didnít carry
an enormous big and
tree in His back, because
it was impossible, because its place was to be as ready at execution
place, because Jesus carried batibulum in other words
of the cross,
not pole and not upright tree.