R.A. Torrey’s New Topical Textbook – Bible Verses by Topics – Letter C

Alphabetical Listings

Calf, The


The young of the herd — Job 21:10; Jer 31:12

Playfulness of, alluded to — Ps 29:6

Fed on

Milk. — 1Sa 6:10

Branches of trees, &c. — Isa 27:10

Fattened in stalls, &c — 1Sa 28:24; Am 6:4

Offered in sacrifice — Le 9:2,3; Heb 9:12,19

Of a year old best for sacrifice — Mic 6:6

If first-born not redeemed — Nu 18:17

Eaten in the patriarchal age — Ge 18:7,8

When fattened considered a delicacy — 1Sa 28:24,25; Am 6:4; Lu
15:23,27

Illustrative of

Saints nourished by grace. — Mal 4:2

Sacrifices of praise. — Ho 14:2; Heb 13:5

Patient endurance. — Eze 1:7; Re 4:7

Calf of Gold


Made on account of the delay of Moses in the mount — Ex 32:

Was made

Of the ornaments of the women, — Ex 32:2,3

To represent God. — Ex 32:4,5; Ps 106:20

After an Egyptian model. — Ac 7:39,4

To go before the congregation. — Ex 32:

Molten in the fire — Ex 32:4; Ps 106:19

Fashioned with a graven tool — Ex 32:4

An altar built before — Ex 32:5

Sacrifices offered to — Ex 32:6; Ac 7:4

Worshipped with profane revelry — Ex 32:6,18,19,25; 1Co 10:7

Making of

A very great sin. — Ex 32:21,30,3

A forgetting of God. — Ps 106:2

A turning aside from the divine command. — Ex 32:8; De 9:12,16

Excited wrath against Aaron. — De 9:20

Excited wrath against Israel. — Ex 32:10; De 9:14,19

Caused Moses to break the tables of the testimony. — Ex 32:19;
De 9:17

Israel punished for. — Ex 32:26-29,35

Moses interceded for those who worshipped — Ex 32:11-14,30-34;
De 9:18-20

Destroyed by Moses — Ex 32:20; De 9:2

Punishment of those who worshipped a warning to others — 1Co
10:5-7

Call of God, The


By Christ — Isa 55:5; Ro 1:6

By his Spirit — Re 22:17

By his works — Ps 19:2,3; Ro 1:20

By his ministers — Jer 35:15; 2Co 5:20

By his gospel — 2Th 2:14

Is from darkness — 1Pe 2:9

Addressed to all — Isa 45:22; Mt 20:16

Most reject — Pr 1:24; Mt 20:16

Effectual to saints — Ps 110:3; Ac 2:47; 13:48; 1Co 1:24

To man is

Of grace. — Ga 1:15; 2Ti 1:9

According to the purpose of God. — Ro 8:28; 9:11,23,24

High. — Php 3:14

Holy. — 1Ti 1:9

Heavenly. — Heb 3:

To fellowship with Christ. — 1Co 1:9

To holiness. — 1Th 4:7

To liberty. — Ga 5:13

To peace. — 1Co 7:15; Col 3:15

To glory and virtue. — 2Pe 1:3

To the eternal glory of Christ. — 2Th 2:14; 1Pe 5:10

To eternal life. — 1Ti 6:12

Partakers of, justified — Ro 8:30

Walk worthy of — Eph 4:

Blessedness of receiving — Re 19:9

Praise God for — 1Pe 2:9

Illustrated — Pr 9:3,4; Mt 23:3-9

Rejection of, leads to

Judicial blindness. — Isa 6:9; Ac 28:24-27; Ro 11:8-10

Delusion. — Isa 66:4; 2Th 2:10,1

Withdrawal of the means of grace — Jer 26:4-6; Ac 13:46; 18:6;
Re 2:5

Temporal judgments — Isa 28:12; Jer 6:16,19; 35:17; Zec
7:12-14

Rejection by God — Pr 1:14-32; Jer 6:19,30

Condemnation — Joh 12:48; Heb 2:1-3; 12:25

Destruction — Pr 29:1; Mt 22:3-7

Calves of Jeroboam


Made of gold — 1Ki 12:28

Made to prevent the Israelites going to Jerusalem — 1Ki
12:26,27

Called the

Golden calves. — 2Ki 10:29; 2Ch 13:8

Calves of Bethaven. — Ho 10:5

Calves of Samaria. — Ho 8:5

Placed in Dan and Bethel — 1Ki 12:29

Probably from an Egyptian model — 1Ki 11:40

Designed to represent God — 1Ki 12:28

Priests appointed for — 1Ki 12:31; 2Ch 11:15

Sacrifices offered to — 1Ki 12:32; 13:

Feasts appointed for — 1Ki 12:32,33

Were kissed in adoration — Ho 13:2

Worship of

Denounced by a prophet. — 1Ki 13:1-3

Adopted by succeeding kings. — 1Ki 15:34; 16:26; 2Ki 10:29,31;
14:24

Became the sin of Israel. — 1Ki 12:30; 2Ki 10:31; 2Ch 13:8

God’s people refused to worship — 1Ki 19:18; 2Ch 11:16

Guilt of making — 1Ki 14:9,10

Guilt of worshipping — 1Ki 14:15,16; 2Ki 17:22,23

Predictions respecting

Captivity. — Ho 10:6

Destruction. — Ho 8:6; 10:8

Punishment of the worshippers. — Ho 8:13,14

Camel, The


Unclean — Le 11:4; De 14:7

Found in deserted places — Eze 25:5

Characterised by

The bunches on its back. — Isa 30:6

Its docility. — Ge 24:1

The dromedary a species of, remarkable for swiftness — Jer
2:23

Abounded in the east — 1Ch 5:21; Isa 60:6

A part of patriarchal wealth — Ge 12:16; 30:43; Job 1:3

Kept in numbers by kings — 1Ch 27:30

Used for

Riding. — Ge 24:6

Drawing chariots. — Isa 21:7

Carrying burdens. — Ge 37:25; 1Ki 10:2; 2Ki 8:9

Conveying posts and messengers. — Es 8:10

War. — Jdj 7:12; 1Sa 30:17

Of the rich adorned with chains — Jdj 8:21,26

Furniture of, alluded to — Ge 31:34

Subject to plagues — Ex 9:3; Zec 14:15

Treated with great care — Ge 24:31,32

Esteemed a valuable booty — 1Ch 5:20,21; 2Ch 14:15; Job 1:17;
Jer 49:29,32

Coarse cloth made from its hair — Mt 3:4

Referred to in illustrations by Christ — Mt 19:24; 23:24

Canaanites, The


Descended from Ham — Ge 10:6

An accursed race — Ge 9:25,26

Different families of — Ge 10:15-18

Comprised seven distinct nations — De 7:

Possessions of, how bounded — Ge 10:19

Country of, fertile — Ex 3:17; Nu 13:27

Described as

Great and mighty. — Nu 13:28; De 7:

Idolatrous. — De 29:17

Superstitious. — De 18:9-1

Profane and wicked. — Le 18:27

Extremely numerous — De 7:17

Had many strong cities — Nu 13:28; De 1:28

Expelled for wickedness — De 9:4; 18:12

Abraham

Called to dwell amongst. — Ge 12:1-5

Was promised the country of, of inheritance. — Ge 13:14-17;
15:18; 17:8

Had his faith tried by dwelling amongst. — Ge 12:6; 13:7

Kind to the patriarchs — Ge 14:13; 23:6

Israel commanded

To make no league with. — De 7:2; Jdj 2:2

Not to intermarry with. — De 7:3; Jos 23:12

Not to follow idols of. — Ex 23:24; De 7:25

Not to follow customs of. — Le 18:26,27

To destroy, without mercy. — De 7:2,24

To destroy all vestiges of their idolatry. — Ex 23:24; De
7:5,25

Not to fear. — De 7:17,18; 31:7

Terrified at the approach of Israel — Ex 15:15,16; Jos 2:9-11;
5:

Partially subdued by Israel — Jos 10:1-11:23; Jdj 1:1-36

Part of left

To try Israel. — Jdj 2:21,22; 3:1-4

To chastise Israel. — Nu 33:55; Jdj 2:3; 4:2

Israel ensnared by — Jdj 2:3,19; Ps 106:36-38

Some descendants of, in our Lord’s time — Mt 15:22; Mr 7:26

Candlestick


A part of household furniture — 2Ki 4:10

Used for holding

Candles or torches. — Mt 5:15

Lamps. — Ex 25:31,37; Zec 4:2

For the tabernacle

Form, &c of. — Ex 25:31-36; 37:17-22

Held seven golden lamps. — Ex 25:37; 37:23

Had snuffers, &c of gold. — Ex 25:38; 37:23

Weighed a talent of gold. — Ex 25:39

After a divine pattern. — Ex 25:40; Nu 8:4

Called the lamp of God. — 1Sa 3:3

Called the pure candlestick. — Le 24:4

Placed in the outer sanctuary over against the table. — Ex
40:24; Heb 9:2

Lighted with olive oil. — Ex 27:20; Le 24:2

Lighted &c by priests. — Ex 27:21; Le 24:3,4

Directions for removing. — Nu 4:9,10

Illustrative Of

Christ. — Zec 4:2; Joh 8:12; Heb 9:2

The church. — Re 1:13,20

Ministers. — Mt 5:14-16

Care, Overmuch


About earthly things, forbidden — Mt 6:25; Lu 12:22,29; Joh
6:27

God’s providential goodness should keep us from — Mt
6:26,28,30; Lu 22:35

God’s promises should keep us from — Heb 13:5

Trust in God should free us from — Jer 17:7,8; Da 3:16

Should be cast on God — Ps 37:5; 55:22; Pr 16:3; 1Pe 5:7

An obstruction to the Gospel — Mt 13:22; Lu 8:14; 14:18-20

Be without — 1Co 7:32; Php 4:6

Unbecoming in saints — 2Ti 2:4

Uselessness of — Mt 6:27; Lu 12:25,26

Vanity of — Ps 39:6; Ec 4:8

Warning against — Lu 21:34

Sent as a punishment to the wicked — Eze 4:16; 12:19

Exemplified

Martha. — Lu 10:4

Persons who offered to follow Christ. — Lu 9:57

Caves


Natural — Heb 11:38

Artificial — Jdj 6:2

Found in the

Open fields. — Ge 23:20

Rocks. — Isa 2:19

Were used as

Dwelling-places. — Ge 19:30

Places of concealment. — 1Sa 13:6; 14:11; 1Ki 18:4; Heb 11:38

Resting places. — 1Sa 24:3; 1Ki 19:9

Burial places. — Ge 23:19; Joh 11:38

Haunts of robbers. — Jer 7:11; Mt 21:13

Hiding placed of wild beasts. — Na 2:12

Often capacious — 1Sa 22:1,2; 24:3

Afford no protection from the judgments of God — Isa 2:19; Eze
33:27; Re 6:15

Mentioned in scripture

Adullam. — 1Sa 22:

Engedi. — 1Sa 23:29; 24:1,3

Machpelah. — Ge 23:9

Makkedah. — Joh 10:16,17

Cedar, The


Planted by God — Ps 104:16; Isa 41:19

Made to glorify God — Ps 148:9

Lebanon celebrated for — Jdj 9:15; Ps 92:12

Banks of rivers favourable to the growth of — Nu 24:6

Imported largely by Solomon — 1Ki 10:27

Described as

High. — Isa 37:24; Eze 17:22; Am 2:9

Spreading. — Ps 80:10,1

Fragrant. — Song 4:1

Graceful and beautiful. — Ps 80:10; Eze 17:23

Strong and durable. — Isa 9:10

Considered the first of trees — 1Ki 4:33

Extensive commerce in — 1Ki 5:10,11; Ezr 3:7

Used in

Building temples. — 1Ki 5:5,6; 6:9,10

Building palaces. — 2Sa 5:11; 1Ki 7:2,3

Making masts of ships. — Eze 27:5

Making wardrobes. — Eze 27:24

Making chariots. — Song 3:9

Purifying the leper. — Le 14:4-7,49-52

Preparing the water of separation. — Nu 19:6

Making idols. — Isa 44:14

The eagle alluded to as

Making its nest in. — Jer 22:23

Perching on the high branches of. — Eze 17:3

Instrumental in propagating. — Eze 17:4,5

Destruction of, a punishment — Jer 22:7

Destruction of, exhibits God’s power — Ps 29:5

Illustrative of

Majesty, strength, and glory of Christ. — Song 5:15; Eze
17:22,23

Beauty and glory of israel. — Nu 24:6

Saints in their rapid growth. — Ps 92:12

Powerful nations. — Eze 31:3; Am 2:9

Arrogant rulers. — Isa 2:13; 10:33,34

Censers


For burning incense — Le 10:1; 2Ch 26:19

Made of

Brass. — Nu 16:39

Gold. — 1Ki 7:50

One of gold in the most holy place — Heb 9:4

Directions for removing — Nu 4:14

Often used in idolatrous worship — Eze 8:1

Of Korah, &c made into plates to cover the altar — Nu 16:18,39

Typical of Christ’s intercession — Re 8:3,5

Character of Saints


Attentive to Christ’s voice — Joh 10:3,4

Blameless and harmless — Php 2:15

Bold — Pr 28:1; Ro 13:3

Contrite — Isa 57:15; 66:2

Devout — Ac 8:2; 22:12

Faithful — Re 17:14

Fearing God — Mt 3:16; Ac 10:2

Following Christ — Joh 10:4,27

Godly — Ps 4:3; 2Pe 2:9

Guileless — Joh 1:47

Holy — De 7:6; 14:2; Col 3:12

Humble — Ps 34:2; 1Pe 5:5

Hungering after righteousness — Mt 5:6

Just — Ge 6:9; Hab 2:4; Lu 2:25

Led by the Spirit — Ro 8:14

Liberal — Isa 32:8; 2Co 9:13

Loving — Col 1:4; 1Th 4:9

Lowly — Pr 16:19

Meek — Isa 29:19; Mt 5:5

Merciful — Ps 37:26; Mt 5:7

New Creatures — 2Co 5:17; Eph 2:10

Obedient — Ro 16:19; 1Pe 1:14

Poor in spirit — Ps 51:17; Mt 5:3

Prudent — Pr 16:2

Pure in heart — Mt 5:8; 1Jo 3:3

Righteous — Isa 60:21; Lu 1:6

Sincere — 2Co 1:12; 2:17

Steadfast — Ac 2:42; Col 2:5

Taught of God — Isa 54:13; 1Jo 2:27

True — 2Co 6:8

Undefiled — Ps 119:

Upright — 1Ki 3:6; Ps 15:2

Watchful — Lu 12:37

Zealous of good works — Tit 2:14; 3:8

Character of the Wicked


Abominable — Re 21:8

Alienated from God — Eph 4:18; Col 1:2

Blasphemous — Lu 22:65; Re 16:9

Blinded — 2Co 4:4; Eph 4:18

Boastful — Ps 10:3; 49:6

Conspiring against God’s people — Ne 4:8; 6:2; Ps 38:12

Covetous — Mic 2:2; Ro 1:29

Deceitful — Ps 5:6; Ro 3:13

Delighting in the iniquity of others — Pr 2:14; Ro 1:32

Despising the works of the faithful — Ne 2:19; 4:2; 2Ti 3:3,4

Destructive — Isa 59:7

Disobedient — Ne 9:26; Tit 3:3; 1Pe 2:7

Enticing to evil — Pr 1:10-14; 2Ti 3:6

Envious — Ne 2:10; Tit 3:3

Fearful — Pr 28:1; Re 21:8

Fierce — Pr 16:29; 2Ti 3:3

Foolish — De 32:6; Ps 5:5

Forgetting God — Job 8:13

Fraudulent — Ps 37:21; Mic 6:1

Froward — Pr 21:8; Isa 57:17

Glorying in their shame — Php 3:19

Hard-hearted — Eze 3:7

Hating the light — Job 24:13; Joh 3:20

Heady and high-minded — 2Ti 3:4

Hostile to God — Ro 8:7; Col 1:2

Hypocritical — Isa 29:13; 2Ti 3:5

Ignorant of God — Ho 4:1; 2Th 1:8

Impudent — Eze 2:4

Incontinent — 2Ti 3:3

Infidel — Ps 10:4; 14:

Loathsome — Pr 13:5

Lovers of pleasure more than of God — 2Ti 3:4

Lying — Ps 58:3; 62:4; Isa 59:4

Mischievous — Pr 24:8; Mic 7:3

Murderous — Ps 10:8; 94:6; Ro 1:29

Prayerless — Job 21:15; Ps 53:4

Persecuting — Ps 69:26; 109:16

Perverse — De 32:5

Proud — Ps 59:12; Ob 3:2; 2Ti 3:2

Rejoicing in the affliction of saints — Ps 35:15

Reprobate — 2Co 13:5; 2Ti 3:8; Tit 1:16

Selfish — 2Ti 3:2

Sensual — Php 3:19; Jude 1:19

Sold under sin — 1Ki 21:20; 2Ki 17:17

Stiff-hearted — Eze 2:4

Stiff-necked — Ex 33:5; Ac 7:5

Uncircumcised in heart — Jer 9:26; Ac 7:5

Unjust — Pr 11:7; Isa 26:10

Unmerciful — Ro 1:3

Ungodly — Pr 16:27

Unholy — 2Ti 3:2

Unprofitable — Mt 25:30; Ro 3:12

Unruly — Tit 1:10

Unthankful — Lu 6:35; 2Ti 3:2

Untoward — Ac 2:40

Unwise — De 32:6

Chariots


Carriages for travelling, &c — Ge 46:29

Carriages used in war — 1Ki 20:25

Wheels of, described — 1Ki 7:33

Bound with traces — Mic 1:13

Drawn by

Horses. — 2Ki 10:2; Song 1:9

Asses and camels. — Isa 21:7

Value of in Solomon’s time — 1Ki 10:29

Drivers generally employed for — 1Ki 22:34; 2Ch 18:33

Sometimes driven by the owners — 2Ki 9:16,20

Sometimes driven furiously — 2Ki 9:20; Isa 5:28; Jer 4:13

Bounding motion of, referred to — Na 3:2

Noise occasioned by, referred to — 2Ki 7:6; Joe 2:5; Na 3:2; Re
9:9

Introduced into Israel by David — 2Sa 8:4

Multiplied by Solomon — 1Ki 10:26

Imported from Egypt — 1Ki 10:28,29

For war

Armed with iron. — Jos 17:16; Jdj 1:19

Lighted by night with torches. — Na 2:3

Commanded by captains. — Ex 14:7; 1Ki 16:9

Advantageously manoeuvred in a flat country. — Jdj 1:19; 1Ki
20:23-25

Formed part of the line of battle. — 1Ki 20:25

Used in pursuing enemies. — Ex 14:9; 2Sa 1:6

Kept in chariot cities. — 1Ki 9:19; 10:26

Used in war by the

Egyptians. — Ex 14:7; 2Ki 18:24

Canaanites. — Jos 17:16; Jdj 4:3

Philistines. — 1Sa 13:5

Syrians. — 2Sa 10:18; 1Ki 20:

Assyrians. — 2Ki 19:23

Ethiopians. — 2Ch 14:9; 16:8

Babylonians. — Eze 23:23; 26:7

Jews. — 2Ki 8:21; 10:2

Kings rode in, to battle — 1Ki 22:35

Kings used, in common — 1Ki 12:18; 18:44

Persons of distinction used — Ge 41:43; 2Ki 5:9,21; Jer 17:25;
Ac 8:28

Often attended by running footmen — 1Sa 8:11; 2Sa 15:1; 1Ki
1:5

Consecrated to the sun — 2Ki 23:1

The Jews condemned for

Multiplying. — Isa 2:7

Trusting to. — Isa 22:18; 31:

Taken in war, often destroyed. — Jos 11:6,9; Jer 51:21; Mic
5:10; Na 2:13

Illustrative of

The clouds. — Ps 104:3

The judgments of God. — Isa 66:15

Angels. — 2Ki 6:16,17; Ps 68:17

Prophets. — 2Ki 2:12; 13:14

Christ’s love to his church. — Song 6:12

Elijah taken to heaven in one of fire — 2Ki 2:1

Charity


Explained — 1Co 13:4-7

Enjoined — See “Love to man”. Col 3:14

Chastity


Commanded — Ex 20:14; Pr 31:3; Ac 15:20; Ro 13:13; Col 3:5; 1Th
4:3

Required in look — Job 31:1; Mt 5:28

Required in heart — Pr 6:25

Required in speech — Eph 5:3

Keep the body in — 1Co 6:13,15-18

Preserved by wisdom — Pr 2:10,11,16; 7:1-5

Saints are kept in — Ec 7:26

Advantages of — 1Pe 3:1,2

Shun those devoid of — 1Co 5:11; 1Pe 4:3

The wicked are devoid of — Ro 1:29; Eph 4:19; 2Pe 2:14; Jude
1:8

Temptation to deviate from, dangerous — 2Sa 11:2-4

Consequences of associating with those devoid of — Pr 7:25-27;
22:14

Want of, excludes from heaven — Ga 5:19-2

Drunkenness destructive to — Pr 23:31-33

Breach of, punished — 1Co 3:16,17; Eph 5:5,6; Heb 13:4; Re
22:15

Motives for — 1Co 6:19; 1Th 4:7

Exemplified

Abimelech. — Ge 20:4,5; 26:10,1

Joseph. — Ge 39:7-10

Ruth. — Ru 3:10,1

Boaz. — Ru 3:13

Cherubim


Form and appearance of — Eze 1:5-11,13,14

Animated by the Spirit of God — Eze 1:12,20

Engaged in accomplishing the purposes of God — Eze 1:15,21;
10:9-11,16,17

The glory of God exhibited upon — Eze 1:22,26-28; 10:4,18,20

Sound of their wings was as the voice of God — Eze 1:24; 10:5

Placed at the entrance of Eden — Ge 3:24

Of gold

Formed out of, and at each end of the mercy seat. — Ex
25:18-20

Placed over the ark of the covenant. — 1Sa 4:4; 1Ki 8:6,7; 2Ch
5:7,8

God’s presence manifested between. — 2Sa 6:2; 2Ki 19:15; Ps
80:1; 99:

The oracles or answers of God delivered from between. — Ex
25:22; Nu 7:89

Called the cherubim of glory — Heb 9:5

Representations of, made on the

Curtains of the tabernacle. — Ex 26:1,3

Vail of the tabernacle. — Ex 26:3

Vail of the temple. — 2Ch 3:14

Doors of the temple. — 1Ki 6:32,35

Walls of the temple. — 2Ch 3:7

Bases of brazen lavers. — 1Ki 7:29,36

Riding on, illustrative of majesty and power of God — 2Sa
22:11; Ps 18:10

Children


Christ was an example to — Lu 2:51; Joh 19:26,27

Are a gift from God — Ge 33:5; Ps 127:3

Are capable of glorifying God — Ps 8:2; 148:12,13; Mt 21:15,16

Should be

Brought to Christ. — Mr 10:13-16

Brought early to the house of God. — 1Sa 1:24

Instructed in the ways of God. — De 31:12,13; Pr 22:6

Judiciously trained. — Pr 22:15; 29:17; Eph 6:4

Should

Obey God. — De 30:2

Fear God. — Pr 24:2

Remember God. — Ec 12:

Attend to parental teaching. — Pr 1:8,9

Honour parents. — Ex 20:12; Heb 12:9

Fear parents. — Le 19:3

Obey parents. — Pr 6:20; Eph 6:

Take care of parents. — 1Ti 5:4

Honour the aged. — Le 19:32; 1Pe 5:5

Not imitate bad parents. — Eze 20:18

An heritage from the Lord — Ps 113:9; 127:3

Not to have

Considered an affliction. — Ge 15:2,3; Jer 22:30

A reproach in Israel. — 1Sa 1:6,7; Lu 1:25

Anxiety of the Jews for — Ge 30:1; 1Sa 1:5,8

Often prayed for — 1Sa 1:10,11; Lu 1:13

Often given in answer to prayer — Ge 25:21; 1Sa 1:27; Lu 1:13

Treatment of, after birth, noticed — Eze 16:4

Mostly nursed by the mothers — 1Sa 1:22; 1Ki 3:21; Ps 22:9;
Song 8:

Weaning of, a time of joy and feasting — Ge 21:8; 1Sa 1:24

Circumcised on the eighth day — Php 3:5

Named at circumcision — Lu 1:59; 2:2

Were named

After relatives. — Lu 1:59,6

From remarkable events. — Ge 21:3,6; 18:13; Ex 2:10; 18:3,4

From circumstances connected with their birth. — Ge 25:25,26;
35:18; 1Ch 4:9

Often by God. — Isa 8:3; Ho 1:4,6,9

Often numerous. — 2Ki 10:1; 1Ch 4:27

Numerous, considered an especial blessing. — Ps 115:14;
127:4,5

Sometimes born when parents were old. — Ge 15:3,6; 17:17; Lu
1:18

Male

If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed. — Ex
13:12,13,15

Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger. — Jer 20:15

Under the care of tutors, till they came of age. — 2Ki 10:1; Ga
4:1,2

Usefully employed. — 1Sa 9:3; 17:15

Inherited the possessions of their father. — De 21:16,17; Lu
12:13,14

Received the blessing of their father before his death. — Ge
27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33

Female

Taken care of by nurses. — Ge 35:8

Usefully employed. — Ge 24:13; Ex 2:16

Inherited property in default of sons. — Nu 27:1-8; Jos 17:1-6

Fondness and care of mothers for — Ex 2:2-10; 1Sa 2:19; 1Ki
3:27; Isa 49:15; 1Th 2:7,8

Of God’s people, holy — Ezr 9:2; 1Co 7:14

Of God’s people, interested in the promises — De 29:29; Ac
2:39

Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents — De
4:40; 12:25,28; Ps 128:1-3

Frequently bore the curse of parents — Ex 20:5; Ps 109:9,10

Were required

To honour their parents. — Ex 20:12

To attend to instruction. — De 4:9; 11:19

To submit to discipline. — Pr 29:17; Heb 12:9

To respect the aged. — Le 19:32

Mode of giving public instruction to — Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3

Power of parents over, during the patriarchal age — Ge 9:24,25;
21:14; 38:24

Often wicked and rebellious — 2Ki 2:23

Rebellious, punished by the civil power — Ex 21:15-17; De
21:18-2

Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents —
Mt 15:5; Mr 7:11,12

Could demand their portion during father’s life — Lu 15:12

Amusements of — Zec 8:5; Mt 11:16,17

Casting out of weak, &c alluded to — Eze 16:5

Inhuman practice of offering to idols — 2Ki 17:31; 2Ch 28:3;
33:6

Illegitimate

Had no inheritance. — Ge 21:10,14; Ga 4:30

Not cared for by the father. — Heb 12:8

Excluded from the congregation. — De 23:2

Sometimes sent away with gifts. — Ge 25:6

Despised by their brethren. — Jdj 11:2

Destruction of, a punishment — Le 26:22; Eze 9:6; Lu 19:44

Grief occasioned by loss of — Ge 37:35; 44:27-29; 2Sa 13:37;
Jer 6:26; 31:15

Resignation manifested at loss of — Le 10:19,20; 2Sa 12:18-23;
Job 1:19-2

Children, Good


The Lord is with — 1Sa 3:19

Know the Scriptures — 2Ti 3:15

Observe the law of God — Pr 28:7

Their obedience to parents is well pleasing to God — Col 3:20

Partake of the promises of God — Ac 2:39

Shall be blessed — Pr 3:1-4; Eph 6:2,3

Show love to parents — Ge 46:29

Obey parents — Ge 28:7; 47:30

Attend to parental teaching — Pr 13:

Take care of parents — Ge 45:9,11; 47:12

Make their parents’ hearts glad — Pr 10:1; 29:17

Honour the aged — Job 32:6,7

Adduced as a motive for submission to God — Heb 12:9

Spirit of, a requisite for the kingdom of heaven — Mt 18:3

Illustrative of a teachable spirit — Mt 18:4

Exemplified

Isaac. — Ge 22:6-10

Joseph. — Ge 45:9; 46:29

Jephthah’s daughter. — Jdj 11:34,36

Samson. — Jdj 13:24

Samuel. — 1Sa 3:19

Obadiah. — 1Ki 18:12

Josiah. — 2Ch 34:3

Esther. — Es 2:20

Job. — Job 29:4

David. — 1Sa 17:20; Ps 71:5

Daniel. — Da 1:6

John the Baptist. — Lu 1:80

Children in the Temple. — Mt 21:15,16

Timothy. — 2Ti 3:15

Children, Wicked


Know not God — 1Sa 2:12

Are void of understanding — Pr 7:7

Are proud — Isa 3:5

With regard to parents

Hearken not to them. — 1Sa 2:25

Despise them. — Pr 15:5,20; Eze 22:7

Curse them. — Pr 30:1

Bring reproach on them. — Pr 19:26

Are a calamity to them. — Pr 19:13

Are a grief to them. — Pr 17:25

Despised their elders. — Job 19:18

Punishment of, for

Setting light by parents. — De 27:16

Disobeying parents. — De 21:2

Mocking parents. — Pr 30:17

Cursing parents. — Ex 21:15; Mr 7:10

Smiting parents. — Ex 21:15

Mocking of a prophet. — 2Ki 2:23,24

Gluttony and drunkenness. — De 21:20,2

Their guilt in robbing parents — Pr 28:24

Exemplified

Esau. — Ge 26:34,35

Sons of Eli. — 1Sa 2:,12,17

Sons of Samuel. — 1Sa 8:3

Absalom. — 2Sa 15:10

Adonijah. — 1Ki 1:5,6

Children at Bethel. — 2Ki 2:23

Adrammelech and Sharezer. — 2Ki 19:37

Christ, Character Of


Altogether lovely — Song 5:16

Holy — Lu 1:35; Ac 4:27; Re 3:7

Righteous — Isa 53:11; Heb 1:9

Good — Mt 19:16

Faithful — Isa 11:5; 1Th 5:24

True — Joh 1:14; 7:18; 1Jo 5:20

Just — Zec 9:9; Joh 5:30; Ac 22:14

Guileless — Isa 53:9; 1Pe 2:22

Sinless — Joh 8:46; 2Co 5:2

Spotless — 1Pe 1:19

Innocent — Mt 27:4

Harmless — Heb 7:26

Resisting temptation — Mt 4:1-10

Obedient to God the Father — Ps 40:8; Joh 4:34; 15:10

Zealous — Lu 2:49; Joh 2:17; 8:29

Meek — Isa 53:7; Zec 9:9; Mt 11:29

Lowly in heart — Mt 11:29

Merciful — Heb 2:17

Patient — Isa 53:7; Mt 27:14

Long-suffering — 1Ti 1:16

Compassionate — Isa 40:11; Lu 19:4

Benevolent — Mt 4:23,24; Ac 10:38

Loving — Joh 13:1; 15:13

Self-denying — Mt 8:20; 2Co 8:9

Humble — Lu 22:27; Php 2:8

Resigned — Lu 22:42

Forgiving — Lu 23:34

Subject to His parents — Lu 2:5

Saints are conformed to — Ro 8:29

Christ is God


As Jehovah — Isa 40:3; Mt 3:3

As Jehovah of glory — Ps 24:7,10; 1Co 2:8; Jas 2:

As Jehovah, our RIGHTEOUSNESS — Jer 23:5,6; 1Co 1:30

As Jehovah, above all — Ps 97:9; Joh 3:3

As Jehovah, the First and the Last — Isa 44:6; Re 1:17; Isa
48:12-16; Re 22:13

As Jehovah’s Fellow and Equal — Zec 13:7; Php 2:6

As Jehovah of Hosts — Isa 6:1-3; Joh 12:41; Isa 8:13,14; 1Pe
2:8

As Jehovah, the Shepherd — Isa 40:11; Heb 13:20

As Jehovah, for whose glory all things were created — Pr 16:4;
Col 1:16

As Jehovah, the Messenger of the covenant — Mal 3:1; Mr 1:2; Lu
2:27

Invoked as Jehovah — Joe 2:32; Ac 2:21; 1Co 1:2

As the Eternal God and Creator — Ps 102:24-27; Heb 1:8,10-12

As the mighty God — Isa 9:6

As the Great God and Saviour — Ho 1:7; Tit 2:13

As God over all — Ps 45:6,7; Ro 9:5

As the true God — Jer 10:10; 1Jo 5:20

As God the Word — Joh 1:

As God, the judge — Ec 12:14; 1Co 4:5; 2Co 5:10; 2Ti 4:

As Emmanuel — Isa 7:14; Mt 1:23

As King of kings and Lord of lords — Da 10:17; Re 1:5; 17:14

As the Holy One — 1Sa 2:2; Ac 3:14

As the Lord from heaven — 1Co 15:47

As Lord of the Sabbath — Ge 2:3; Mt 12:8

As Lord of all — Ac 10:36; Ro 10:11-13

As Son of God — Mt 26:63-67

As the Only-begotten Son of the Father — Joh 1:14,18; 3:16,18;
1Jo 4:9

His blood is called the blood of God — Ac 20:28

As one with the Father — Joh 10:30,38; 12:45; 14:7-10; 17:10

As sending the Spirit, equally with the Father — Joh 14:16;
15:26

As entitled to equal honour with the Father — Joh 5:23

As Owner of all things, equally with the Father — Joh 16:15

As unrestricted by the law of the sabbath, equally with the
Father — Joh 5:17

As the Source of grace, equally with the Father — 1Th 3:11; 2Th
2:16,17

As unsearchable, equally with the Father — Pr 30:4; Mt 11:27

As Creator of all things — Isa 40:28; Joh 1:3; Col 1:16; Heb
1:2

As Supporter and Preserver of all things — Ne 9:6; Col 1:17;
Heb 1:3

As possessed of the fulness of the God head — Col 2:9; Heb 1:3

As raising the dead — Joh 5:21; 6:40,54

As raising himself from the dead — Joh 2:19,21; 10:18

As Eternal — Isa 9:6; Mic 5:2; Joh 1:1; Col 1:17; Heb 1:8-10;
Re 1:8

As Omnipresent — Mt 18:20; 28:20; Joh 3:13

As Omnipotent — Ps 45:3; Php 3:21; Re 1:8

As Omniscient — Joh 16:30; 21:17

As discerning the thoughts of the heart — 1Ki 8:39; Lu 5:22;
Eze 11:5; Joh 2:24,25; Re 2:23

As unchangeable — Mal 3:6; Heb 1:12; 13:8

As having power to forgive sins — Col 3:13; Mr 2:7,10

As Giver of pastors to the Church — Jer 3:15; Eph 4:11-13

As Husband of the Church — Isa 54:5; Eph 5:25-32; Isa 62:5; Re
21:2,9

As the object of divine worship — Ac 7:59; 2Co 12:8,9; Heb 1:6;
Re 5:12

As the object of faith — Ps 2:12; 1Pe 2:6; Jer 17:5,7; Joh
14:

As God, he redeems and purifies the Church to himself — Re 5:9;
Tit 2:14

As God, he presents the Church to himself — Eph 5:27; Jude
1:24,25

Saints live to him as God — Ro 6:11; Ga 2:19; 2Co 5:15

Acknowledged by his Apostles — Joh 20:28

Acknowledged by the Old Testament saints — Ge 17:1; 48:15,16;
32:24-30; Ho 12:3-5; Jdj 6:22-24; 13:21,22; Job 19:25-27

Christ, the Head of the Church


Predicted — Ps 118:22; Mt 21:42

Appointed by God — Eph 1:22

Declared by himself — Mt 21:42

As his mystical body — Eph 4:12,15; 5:23

Has the pre-eminence in all things — 1Co 11:3; Eph 1:22; Col
1:18

Commissioned his Apostles — Mt 10:1,7; 28:19; Joh 20:2

Instituted the ordinances — Mt 28:19; Lu 22:19,20

Imparts gifts — Ps 68:18; Eph 4:8

Saints are complete in — Col 2:10

Perverters of the truth do not hold — Col 2:18,19

Christ, the High Priest

Appointed and called by God — Heb 3:1,2; 5:4,5

After the order of Melchizedek — Ps 110:4; Heb 5:6; 6:20;
7:15,17

Superior to Aaron and the Levitical priests — Heb 7:11,16,22;
8:1,2,6

Consecrated with an oath — Heb 7:20,2

Has an unchangeable priesthood — Heb 7:23,28

Is of unblemished purity — Heb 7:26,28

Faithful — Heb 3:2

Needed no sacrifice for himself — Heb 7:27

Offered himself a sacrifice — Heb 9:14,26

His sacrifice superior to all others — Heb 9:13,14,23

Offered sacrifice but once — Heb 7:27; 9:25,26

Made reconciliation — Heb 2:17

Obtained redemption for us — Heb 9:12

Entered into heaven — Heb 4:14; 10:12

Sympathises with those who are tempted — Heb 2:18; 4:15

Intercedes — Heb 7:25; 9:24

Blesses — Nu 6:23-26; Ac 3:26

On his throne — Zec 6:13

Appointment of, and encouragement to steadfastness — Heb 4:14

Typified

Melchizedek. — Ge 14:18-20

Aaron, &c. — Ex 40:12-15

Christ, the King


Foretold — Nu 24:17; Ps 2:6; 45:1-17; Isa 9:7; Jer 23:5; Mic
5:2

Glorious — Ps 24:7-10; 1Co 2:8; Jas 2:

Supreme — Ps 89:27; Re 1:5; 19:16

Sits in the throne of God — Re 3:2

Sits on the throne of David — Isa 9:7; Eze 37:24,25; Lu 1:32;
Ac 2:30

Is King of Zion — Ps 2:6; Isa 52:7; Zec 9:9; Mt 21:5; Joh
12:12-15

Has a righteous kingdom — Ps 45:6; Heb 1:8,9; Isa 32:1; Jer
23:5

Has an everlasting kingdom — Da 2:44; 7:14; Lu 1:33

Has an universal kingdom — Ps 2:8; 72:8; Zec 14:9; Re 11:15

His kingdom not of this world — Joh 18:36

Saints, the subjects of — Col 1:13; Re 15:3

Saints receive a kingdom from — Lu 22:29,30; Heb 12:28

Acknowledged by

The wise men from the East. — Mt 2:2

Nathanael. — Joh 1:49

His followers. — Lu 19:38; Joh 12:13

Declared by himself — Mt 25:34; Joh 18:37

Written on His cross — Joh 19:19

The Jews shall seek to — Ho 3:5

Saints shall behold — Isa 33:17; Re 22:3,4

Kings shall do homage to — Ps 72:10; Isa 49:7

Shall overcome all his enemies — Ps 110:1; Mr 12:36; 1Co 15:25;
Re 17:14

Typified

Melchizedek. — Ge 14:18

David. — 1Sa 16:1,12,13; Lu 1:32

Solomon. — 1Ch 28:6,7

Christ, the Mediator


In virtue of his atonement — Eph 2:13-18; Heb 9:15; 12:24

The only one between God and man — 1Ti 2:5

Of the gospel covenant — Heb 8:6; 12:24

Typified

Moses. — De 5:5; Ga 3:19

Aaron. — Nu 16:48

Christ, the Prophet


Foretold — De 18:15,18; Isa 52:7; Na 1:15

Anointed with the Holy Spirit — Isa 42:1; 61:1; Lu 4:18; Joh
3:34

Alone knows and reveals God — Mt 11:27; Joh 3:2,13,34;
17:6,14,26; Heb 1:1,2

Declared his doctrine to be that of the Father — Joh 8:26,28;
12:49,50; 14:10,24; 15:15; 17:8,16

Preached the gospel, and worked miracles — Mt 4:23; 11:5; Lu
4:43

Foretold things to come — Mt 24:3-35; Lu 19:41,44

Faithful to his trust — Lu 4:43; Joh 17:8; Heb 3:2; Re 1:5;
3:14

Abounded in wisdom — Lu 2:40,47,52; Col 2:3

Mighty in deed and word — Mt 13:54; Mr 1:27; Lu 4:32; Joh 7:46

Meek and unostentatious in his teaching — Isa 42:2; Mt
12:17-20

God commands us to hear — De 18:15; Mt 17:25; Ac 3:22; 7:37

God will severely visit our neglect of — De 18:19; Ac 3:23; Heb
2:3

Typified

Moses. — De 18:15

Christ, the Shepherd


Foretold — Ge 49:24; Isa 40:11; Eze 34:23; 37:24

The chief — 1Pe 5:4

The good — Joh 10:11,14

The great — Mic 5:4; Heb 13:20

His sheep

He knows. — Joh 10:14,27

He calls. — Joh 10:3

He gathers. — Isa 40:11; Joh 10:16

He guides. — Ps 23:3; Joh 10:3,4

He feeds. — Ps 23:1,2; Joh 10:9

He cherishes tenderly. — Isa 40:1

He protects and preserves. — Jer 31:10; Eze 34:10; Zec 9:16;
Joh 10:28

He laid down his life for. — Zec 13:7; Mt 26:31; Joh 10:11,15;
Ac 20:28

He gives eternal life to. — Joh 10:28

Typified

David. — 1Sa 16:1

Church, The


Belongs to God — 1Ti 3:15

The body of Christ — Eph 1:23; Col 1:24

Christ, the foundation-stone of — 1Co 3:11; Eph 2:20; 1Pe
2:4,5

Christ, the head of — Eph 1:22; 5:23

Loved by Christ — Song 7:10; Eph 5:25

Purchased by the blood of Christ — Ac 20:28; Eph 5:25; Heb
9:12

Sanctified and cleansed by Christ — 1Co 6:11; Eph 5:26,27

Subject to Christ — Ro 7:4; Eph 5:24

The object of the grace of God — Isa 27:3; 2Co 8:

Displays the wisdom of God — Eph 3:10

Shows forth the praises of God — Isa 60:6

God defends — Ps 89:18; Isa 4:5; 49:25; Mt 16:18

God provides ministers for — Jer 3:15; Eph 4:11,12

Glory to be ascribed to God by — Eph 3:2

Elect — 1Pe 5:13

Glorious — Ps 45:13; Eph 5:27

Clothed in righteousness — Re 19:8

Believers continually added to, by the Lord — Ac 2:27; 5:14;
11:24

Unity of — Ro 12:5; 1Co 10:17; 12:12; Ga 3:28

Saints baptised into, by one Spirit — 1Co 12:13

Ministers commanded to feed — Ac 20:28

Is edified by the word — 1Co 14:4,13; Eph 4:15,16

The wicked persecute — Ac 8:1-3; 1Th 2:14,15

Not to be despised — 1Co 11:22

Defiling of, will be punished — 1Co 3:17

Extent of, predicted — Isa 2:2; Eze 17:22-24; Da 2:34,35; Hab
2:14

Church of Israel


Established by God — De 4:5-14; 26:18; Ac 7:35,38

Admission into, by circumcision — Ge 17:10-14

All Israelites members of — Ro 9:4

Was relatively holy — Ex 31:13; Nu 16:3

Had

An appointed place of worship. — De 12:5

Appointed ordinances. — Ex 18:20; Heb 9:1,10

Appointed feasts. — Le 23:2; Isa 1:14

An ordained ministry. — Ex 29:9; De 10:8

The divine presence manifested in it. — Ex 29:45,46; Le
26:11,12; 1Ki 8:10,1

A spiritual church within it. — Ro 9:6-8; 11:2-7

In covenant with God — De 4:13,23; Ac 3:25

The depository of holy writ — Ro 3:2

Called the

Congregation of Israel. — Ex 12:47; Le 4:13

Congregation of the Lord. — Nu 27:17; 31:16

Privileges of — Ro 9:4

Proselytes admitted into — Nu 9:14; 15:15,29

Supported by the people — Ex 34:20; De 16:17

Worship of, consisted in

Sacrifice. — Ex 10:25; Le 1:2; Heb 10:

Prayer. — Ex 24:11; Ps 5:7; 95:6

Praise. — 2Ch 5:13; 30:2

Reading God’s word. — Ex 24:7; De 31:1

Preaching. — Ne 8:4,5

Attachment of the Jews to — Joh 9:28,29; Ac 6:1

Members of

Required to know its statutes. — Le 10:1

Required to keeps its statutes. — De 16:12

Required to attend its worship. — Ex 23:17

Separated from, while unclean. — Le 13:46; 15:31; Nu 5:2-4

Excommunicated for heavy offences. — Nu 15:30,31; 19:20

Persons excluded from — Ex 12:48; De 23:1-4; Eze 44:7,9

A type of the church of Christ — Ga 4:24-26; Heb 12:23

Circumcision


Instituted by God — Ge 17:9,10

Described — Ge 17:11; Ex 4:25

Enforced by the law — Le 12:3; Joh 7:22

Called the

Covenant of circumcision. — Ac 7:8

Circumcision in the flesh. — Eph 2:1

Concision. — Php 3:2

A painful and bloody rite — Ex 4:26; Jos 5:8

Promises to Abraham previous to — Ro 4:9,13

A seal of the covenant — Ge 17:11; Ro 4:1

Introductory Jewish ordinances — Ga 5:3

Outward sign of — Ro 2:28

Inward grace — Ro 2:29

Necessary to enjoying the privileges of the Jewish State — Ex
12:48; Eze 44:7

Was performed

On males home-born and bought. — Ge 17:12,13

On the eighth day. — Ge 17:12; Le 12:3

Even on the sabbath day. — Joh 7:22,23

With knives of flint. — Ex 4:25; Jos 5:3

By the heads of families. — Ge 17:23; Ex 4:25

By persons in authority. — Jos 5:3

In the presence of the family, &c. — Lu 1:58-6

Accompanied with naming the child — Ge 21:3,4; Lu 1:59; 2:2

First performed on Abraham and his family — Ge 17:24-27

Not performed in the wilderness — Jos 5:5

Performed by Joshua at Gilgal — Jos 5:2,7

Punishment for neglecting — Ge 17:14; Ex 4:24,26

Without faith, vain — Ro 3:30; Ga 5:6

Without obedience, vain — Ro 2:25; 1Co 7:19

The Jews

Denominated by. — Ac 10:45; Ga 2:9

Held it unlawful to intermarry with those not of the. — Ge
34:14; Jdj 14:3

Held no intercourse with those not of the. — Ac 10:28; 11:3; Ga
2:12

Despised as unclean those not of the. — 1Sa 14:6; 17:26; Mt
15:26,27; Eph 2:11,15

Sometimes performed on slain enemies — 1Sa 18:25-27; 2Sa 3:14

Abolished by the gospel — Eph 2:11,15; Col 3:1

Performed on Timothy as a matter or expediency because of the
Jews — Ac 16:3

Necessity of, denied by Paul — Ga 2:3-5

Necessity of, asserted by false teachers — Ac 15:24; Ga 6:12;
Tit 1:10

Trusting to, a denial of Christ — Ga 3:3,4; 5:3,4

Paul denounced for opposing — Ac 21:2

Saints the true spiritual — Php 3:3; Col 2:1

Illustrative of

Readiness to hear and obey. — Jer 6:10

Purity of heart. — De 10:16; 30:6

Purity of speech. — Ex 6:12

Cities


First mention of — Ge 4:17

Designed for habitations — Ps 107:7,36

Often built to perpetuate a name — Ge 11:4

Often founded and enlarged by blood and rapine — Mic 3:10; Hab
2:12

Built

Of brick and slime. — Ge 11:3

Of stone and wood. — Ps 102:14; Eze 26:12

Of brick and mortar. — Ex 1:11,14

On solid foundations. — Ezr 6:3; Re 21:14

With compactness. — Ps 122:3

Often of a square form. — Re 21:16

Beside rivers. — Ps 46:4; 137:

On hills. — Mt 5:14; Lu 4:29; Re 17:9

In plains. — Ge 11:2,4; 13:12

In desert places. — 2Ch 8:4; Ps 107:35,36

In pleasant situations. — 2Ki 2:19; Ps 48:2

Arranged in streets and lanes — Nu 22:39; Zec 8:5; Lu 14:2

Entered through gates — Ge 34:24; Ne 13:19,22

Surrounded with walls — De 1:28; 3:5

Often fortified by nature — Ps 125:2; Isa 33:16

Often fortified by art — 2Ch 11:5-10,23; Ps 48:12,13; Jer 4:5;
Da 11:15

Sometimes had suburbs — Nu 35:2; Jos 21:3

Were called for

The family of the founder. — Ge 4:17; Jdj 18:29

The proprietor of the land. — 1Ki 16:24

The country in which built. — Da 4:29,30

Numerous — Jos 15:21; 1Ch 2:22; Jer 2:28

Densely inhabited — Jon 4:11; Na 3:8

Often great and goodly — Ge 10:12; De 6:10; Da 4:30; Jon 3:3

Often of great antiquity — Ge 10:11,12

Often insignificant — Ge 19:20; Ec 9:14

Different kinds of

Royal. — Nu 21:26; Jos 10:2; 2Sa 12:26

Fenced. — Jos 10:20; Isa 36:

Treasure. — Ex 1:1

Commercial. — Isa 23:11; Eze 27:3

Chariot. — 2Ch 1:14; 9:25

Store. — 2Ch 8:4,6

Levitical. — Le 25:32,33; Nu 35:7,8

Refuge. — Nu 35:6

Inhabitants of, called citizens — Ac 21:39

Prosperity of, increased by commerce — Ge 49:13; De 33:18,19;
Eze 28:5

Artificial mode of supplying water to — 2Ki 18:17; 20:20

Infested by dogs — 1Ki 14:11; Ps 59:6,14

Under governors — 2Ch 33:14; 2Co 11:32

Provided with judges — De 16:18; 2Ch 19:5

Protected at night by watchmen — Ps 127:1; Song 5:7; Isa 21:1

Furnished with stores — 2Ch 11:11,12

Garrisoned in war — 2Ch 17:2,19

Often had citadels — Jdj 9:5

A great defence to a country — 2Ch 11:5

Afforded refuge in times of danger — Jer 8:14-16

Often deserted on the approach of an enemy — 1Sa 31:7; Jer
4:20

Were frequently

Stormed. — Jos 8:3-7; Jdj 9:44

Besieged. — De 28:52; 2Ki 19:24,25

Pillaged. — Isa 13:16; Jer 20:5

Wasted by pestilence. — 1Sa 5:1

Wasted by famine. — Jer 52:6; Am 4:6

Depopulated. — Isa 17:9; Eze 26:19

Burned. — Jdj 20:38,40; Isa 1:7

Made heaps of ruins. — Isa 25:2

Razed and sown with salt. — Jdj 9:45

Difficulty of taking, alluded to — Pr 18:19; Jer 1:18,19

Perishable nature of — Heb 13:14

Illustrative of

Saints. — Mt 5:14

Visible church. — Song 3:2,3; Re 11:2

Church triumphant. — Re 21:2; 22:19

Heavenly inheritance. — Heb 11:16

The apostasy. — Re 16:10; 17:18

Riches. — Pr 10:15

Cities of Refuge


Design of — Ex 21:13; Nu 35:11; Jos 20:3

Names of — De 4:41-43; Jos 20:7,8

Required to be

Easy of access. — De 19:3; Isa 62:10

Open to all manslayers. — Jos 20:4

Strangers might take advantage of — Nu 35:15

Those admitted to

Were put on their trial. — Nu 35:12,24

Not protected outside of. — Nu 35:26,27

Obliged to remain in, until the high priest’s death. — Nu
35:25,28

Afforded no asylum to murderers — Ex 21:14; Nu 35:16-2

Illustrative

Of Christ. — Ps 91:2; Isa 25:4

Of the hope of the gospel. — Heb 6:18

(The way to,) of Christ. — Isa 35:8; Joh 14:6

Clouds


Formed from the sea — 1Ki 18:44; Am 9:6

Are garment of the sea — Job 38:9

God

Established. — Pr 8:28

Balanced in the air. — Job 37:16

Disposed in order. — Job 37:15

Brings over the earth. — Ge 9:14

Binds up. — Job 26:8

Spreads out. — Job 26:9

Scatters. — Job 37:1

Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming — Ps 135:6,7;
147:5,8; Jer 10:13; 51:16

Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing — Job 36:27,28;
37:10,11; Pr 3:20

Made for the glory of God — Ps 148:4

Called the

Clouds of heaven. — Da 7:13; Mt 24:30

Windows of heaven. — Ge 7:11; Isa 24:18

Bottles of heaven. — Job 38:37

Chambers of God. — Ps 104:3,13

Waters above the firmament. — Ge 1:7

Dust of God’s feet. — Na 1:3

Different kinds of, mentioned

White. — Re 14:14

Bright. — Job 37:11; Zec 10:

Thick. — Job 22:14; 37:1

Black. — 1Ki 18:45

Swift. — Isa 19:

Great. — Eze 1:4

Small. — 1Ki 18:44

Often cover the heavens — Ps 147:8

Often obscure the sun, — Job 36:32; Eze 32:7

Often dispersed by the wind — Ho 13:3

Uses of

To give rain. — Jdj 5:4; Ps 104:13,14

To supply dew. — Pr 3:20; Isa 18:4

To moderate heat. — Isa 25:5

From the west, bring rain — Lu 12:54

Though small, often bring much rain — 1Ki 18:44,45

Thunder and lightning come from — Ps 77:17,18

The rainbow appears in — Ge 9:13,14

Frequently the instrument of God’s judgments — Ge 7:11,12; Job
37:13; Ps 77:17

Man

Ignorant of the spreading of. — Job 36:29

Ignorant of the disposing of. — Job 37:15

Ignorant of the balancing of. — Job 37:16

Cannot number. — Job 38:37

Cannot cause to rain. — Job 38:34

Cannot stay. — Job 38:37

Illustrative

Of multitudes of persons. — Isa 60:8; Heb 12:

Of hostile armies. — Jer 4:13; Eze 38:9,16

Of sins of men. — Isa 44:22

Of judgments of God. — La 2:1; Eze 30:3; 34:12; Joe 2:2

Of unsearchableness of God. — 2Sa 22:12; Ps 97:2; Eze 1:4

(Riding upon,) of the power and greatness of God. — Ps 104:3;
Isa 19:

(Passing away,) of the goodness and prosperity of hypocrites. —
Ho 6:4; 13:3

(Without water,) of false teachers. — Jude 1:12

(Carried away by a tempest,) of false teachers. — 2Pe 2:17

(Without rain,) of the fraudulent. — Pr 25:14

(A morning without,) of wise rulers. — 2Sa 23:3,4

(When seasonable,) of the favour of good rulers. — Pr 16:15

Cloud of Glory


First manifestation of — Ex 13:20,2

Called

The cloud. — Ex 34:5

Pillar of cloud and pillar of fire. — Ex 13:22

Cloudy pillar. — Ex 33:9,10

Cloud of the Lord. — Nu 10:34

The presence of God. — Ex 33:14,15

God’s glory manifested in — Ex 16:10; 40:35

God came down in — Ex 34:5; Nu 11:25

God spoke from — Ex 24:16; Ps 99:7

Was designed to

Regulate the movements of Israel. — Ex 40:36,37; Nu 9:17-23

Guide Israel. — Ex 13:21; Ne 9:19

Show light to Israel. — Ps 105:39

Defend Israel. — Ex 14:19; Ps 105:39

Cover the tabernacle. — Ex 40:34; Nu 9:15

Was dark to the enemies of Israel — Ex 14:20

Was the Shekinah over the mercy-seat — Le 16:2

Continued during the journeyings of Israel — Ex 13:22; 40:38

Manifested in the temple of Solomon — 1Ki 8:10,11; 2Ch 5:13;
Eze 10:4

Special appearances of;

At the murmuring for bread. — Ex 16:10

At giving of the law. — Ex 19:9,16; 24:16-18

At sedition of Aaron and Miriam. — Nu 12:5

At the murmuring of Israel on the report of the spies. — Nu
14:10

At the rebellion of Korah &c. — Nu 16:19

At the murmuring of Israel on account of Korah’s death. — Nu
16:42

At Christ’s transfiguration. — Mt 17:5

At Christ’s ascension. — Ac 1:9

Our Lord shall make his second appearance in — Lu 21:27; Ac
1:1

Illustrative of

The glory of Christ. — Re 10:

The protection of the church. — Isa 4:5

Commandments, the Ten


Spoken by God — Ex 20:1; De 5:4,22

Written by God — Ex 32:16; 34:1,28; De 4:13; 10:4

Enumerated — Ex 20:3-17

Summed up Christ — Mt 22:35-40

Law of, is spiritual — See “Law of God”. Mt 5:28; Ro 7:14

Commerce


The barter of one commodity for another — 1Ki 5:8,1

The exchange of commodities for money — 1Ki 10:28,29

Called

Trade. — Ge 34:10; Mt 25:16

Traffic. — Ge 42:34; Eze 17:4

Buying and selling. — Jas 4:13

Articles of, called

Merchandise. — Eze 26:12; Mt 22:5

Wares. — Jer 10:17; Eze 27:16; Jon 1:5

Persons engaged in, called

Merchants. — Ge 37:28; Pr 31:24

Chapmen. — 2Ch 9:14

Traffickers. — Isa 23:8

Sellers and buyers. — Isa 24:2

Carried on in fairs, &c — Eze 27:12,19; Mt 11:16

Inland, by caravans — Job 6:19; Isa 21:13

Maritime, by ships — 2Ch 8:18; 9:2

Persons of distinction engaged in — Isa 23:8

Increased the wealth of nations and individuals — 2Ch 9:20-22;
Pr 31:14-18; Eze 28:4,5

Carried on by

Ishmaelites. — Ge 37:25

Egyptians. — Ge 42:2-34

Ethiopians. — Isa 45:14

Ninevites. — Na 3:16

Syrians. — Eze 27:16,18

People of Tarshish. — Eze 27:25

People of Tyre. — Eze 28:5,13,16

Jews. — Eze 27:17

Of the Jews

Under strict laws. — Le 19:36,37; 25:14,17

Commenced after their settlement in Canaan. — Ge 49:13; Jdj
5:17

Greatly extended by Solomon. — 1Ki 9:26,27; 2Ch 9:2

Checked in Jehoshaphat’s time. — 1Ki 22:48,49

Success in, led to pride, &c — Eze 28:2,16-18

Evil practices connected with — Pr 20:14; Eze 22:13; Ho 12:7

Denunciations connected with abuses of — Isa 23:11; Eze
7:12,13; 27:32-36; 28:16-18

Articles of

Blue cloth. — Eze 27:24

Brass. — Eze 27:13

Corn. — 1Ki 5:11; Eze 27:17

Cattle. — Eze 27:2

Chests of rich apparel. — Eze 27:24

Chariots. — 1Ki 10:29

Clothes for chariots. — Eze 27:20

Embroidery. — Eze 27:16,24

Gold. — 2Ch 8:18

Honey. — Eze 27:17

Horses. — 1Ki 10:29; Eze 27:14

Ivory. — 2Ch 9:21; Eze 27:15

Iron and steel. — Eze 27:12,19

Land. — Ge 23:13-16; Ru 4:3

Lead. — Eze 27:12

Linen. — 1Ki 10:28

Oil. — 1Ki 5:11; Eze 27:17

Perfumes. — Song 3:6

Precious stones. — Eze 27:16,22; 28:13,16

Purple. — Eze 27:16

Slaves. — Ge 37:28,36; De 24:7

Silver. — 2Ch 9:2

Timber. — 1Ki 5:6,8

Tin. — Eze 27:12

White wool. — Eze 27:18

Wine. — 2Ch 2:15; Eze 27:18

Illustrative of intercourse with the apostasy — Re 18:3-19

Communion of Saints


According to the prayer of Christ — Joh 17:20,2

Is with

God. — 1Jo 1:3

Saints in heaven. — Heb 12:22-24

Each other. — Ga 2:9; 1Jo 1:3,7

God marks, with his approval — Mal 3:16

Christ is present in — Mt 18:20

In public and social worship — Ps 34:3; 55:14; Ac 1:14; Heb
10:25

In the Lord’s supper — 1Co 10:17

In holy conversation — Mal 3:16

In prayer for each other — 2Co 1:11; Eph 6:18

In exhortation — Col 3:16; Heb 10:25

In mutual comfort and edification — 1Th 4:18; 5:1

In mutual sympathy and kindness — Ro 12:15; Eph 4:32

Delight of — Ps 16:3; 42:4; 133:1-3; Ro 15:32

Exhortation to — Eph 4:1-3

Opposed to communion with the wicked — 2Co 6:14-17; Eph 5:1

Exemplified

Jonathan. — 1Sa 23:16

David. — Ps 119:63

Daniel. — Da 2:17,18

Apostles. — Ac 1:14

The Church. — Ac 2:42; 5:12

Paul. — Ac 20:36-38

Communion of the Lord’s Supper


Prefigured — Ex 12:21-28; 1Co 5:7,8

Instituted — Mt 26:26; 1Co 11:23

Object of — Lu 22:19; 1Co 11:24,26

Is the communion of the body and blood of Christ — 1Co 10:16

Both bread and wine are necessary to be received in — Mt 26:27;
1Co 11:26

Self-examination commanded before partaking of — 1Co 11:28,3

Newness of heart and life necessary to the worthy partaking of
— 1Co 5:7,8

Partakers of, be wholly separate to God — 1Co 10:2

Was continually partaken of, by the Church — Ac 2:42; 20:7

Unworthy partakers of

Are guilty of the body and blood of Christ. — 1Co 11:27

Discern not the Lord’s body. — 1Co 11:29

Are visited with judgments. — 1Co 11:30

Communion With God


Is communion with the Father — 1Jo 1:3

Is communion with the Son — 1Co 1:9; 1Jo 1:3; Re 3:20

Is communion with the Holy Spirit — 1Co 12:13; 2Co 13:14; Php
2:

Reconciliation must precede — Am 3:3

Holiness essential to — 2Co 6:14-16

Promised to the obedient — Joh 14:23

Saints

Desire. — Ps 42:1; Php 1:23

Have, in meditation. — Ps 63:5,6

Have, in prayer. — Php 4:6; Heb 4:16

Have, in the Lord’s supper. — 1Co 10:16

Should always enjoy. — Ps 16:8; Joh 14:16-18

Exemplified

Enoch. — Ge 5:24

Noah. — Ge 6:9

Abraham. — Ge 18:33

Jacob. — Ge 32:24-29

Moses. — Ex 33:11-23

Communion With God


Christ set an example of — Lu 19:41,42

Exhortation to — Ro 12:15; 1Pe 3:8

Exercise towards

The afflicted. — Job 6:14; Heb 13:3

The chastened. — Isa 22:4; Jer 9:

Enemies. — Ps 35:13

The poor. — Pr 19:17

The weak. — 2Co 11:29; Ga 6:2

Saints. — 1Co 12:25,26

Inseparable from love to God — 1Jo 3:17; Joh 4:20

Motives to

The compassion of God. — Mt 13:27,33

The sense of our infirmities. — Heb 5:2

The wicked made to feel, for saints — Ps 106:46

Promise to those who show — Pr 19:17; Mt 10:42

Illustrated — Lu 10:33; 15:20

Exemplified

Pharaoh’s daughter. — Ex 2:6

Shobi, &c. — 2Sa 17:27-29

Elijah. — 1Ki 17:18,19

Nehemiah. — Ne 1:4

Job’s friends. — Job 2:1

Job. — Job 30:25

David. — Ps 35:13,14

Jews. — Joh 11:19

Paul. — 1Co 9:22

Compassion and Sympathy of Christ, The


Necessary to his priestly office — Heb 5:2,7

Manifested for the

Weary and heavy-laden. — Mt 11:28-30

Weak in faith. — Isa 40:11; 42:3; Mt 12:20

Tempted. — Heb 2:18

Afflicted. — Lu 7:13; Joh 11:33,35

Diseased. — Mt 14:14; Mr 1:4

Poor. — Mr 8:2

Perishing sinners. — Mt 9:36; Lu 19:41; Joh 3:16

An encouragement to prayer — Heb 4:15

Condemnation


The sentence of God against sin — Mt 25:4

Universal, caused by the offence of Adam — Ro 5:12,16,18

Inseparable consequence of sin — Pr 12:2; Ro 6:23

Increased by

Impenitence. — Mt 11:20-24

Unbelief. — Joh 3:18,19

Pride. — 1Ti 3:6

Oppression. — Jas 5:1-5

Hypocrisy. — Mt 23:14

Conscience testifies to the justice of — Job 9:20; Ro 2:1; Tit
3:1

The law testifies to the justice of — Ro 3:19

According to men’s deserts — Mt 12:37; 2Co 11:15

Saints are delivered from, by Christ — Joh 3:18; 5:24; Ro
8:1,33,34

Of the wicked, an example — 2Pe 2:7; Jude 1:7

Chastisements are designed to rescue us from — Ps 94:12,13; 1Co
11:32

Apostates ordained to — Jude 1:4

Unbelievers remain under — Joh 3:18,36

The law is the ministration of — 2Co 3:9

Conduct, Christian


Believing God — Mr 11:22; Joh 14:11,12

Fearing God — Ec 12:13; 1Pe 2:17

Loving God — De 6:5; Mt 22:37

Following God — Eph 5:1; 1Pe 1:15,16

Obeying God — Lu 1:6; 1Jo 5:3

Rejoicing in God — Ps 33:1; Hab 3:18

Believing in Christ — Joh 6:29; 1Jo 3:23

Loving Christ — Joh 21:15; 1Pe 1:7,8

Following the example of Christ — Joh 13:15; 1Pe 2:21-24

Obeying Christ — Joh 14:21; 15:14

Living

To Christ. — Ro 14:8; 2Co 5:15

To righteousness. — Mic 6:8; Ro 6:18; 1Pe 2:24

Soberly, righteously, and godly. — Tit 2:12

Walking

Honestly. — 1Th 4:12

Worthy of God. — 1Th 2:12

Worthy of the Lord. — Col 1:10

In the Spirit. — Ga 5:25

After the Spirit. — Ro 8:

In newness of life. — Ro 6:4

Worthy of vocation. — Eph 4:

As children of light. — Eph 5:8

Rejoicing in Christ — Php 3:1; 4:4

Loving one another — Joh 15:12; Ro 12:10; 1Co 13:1-13; Eph 5:2;
Heb 13:

Striving for the faith — Php 1:27; Jude 1:3

Putting away all sin — 1Co 5:7; Heb 12:

Abstaining from all appearance of evil — 1Th 5:22

Perfecting holiness — Mt 5:48; 2Co 7:1; 2Ti 3:17

Hating defilement — Jude 1:23

Following after that which is good — Php 4:8; 1Th 5:15; 1Ti
6:1

Overcoming the world — 1Jo 5:4,5

Adorning the gospel — Mt 5:16; Tit 2:10

Showing a good example — 1Ti 4:12; 1Pe 2:12; Tit 2:7

Abounding in the work of the Lord — 1Co 15:58; 2Co 8:7; 1Th
4:

Shunning the wicked — Ps 1:1; 2Th 3:6

Controlling the body — 1Co 9:27; Col 3:5

Subduing the temper — Eph 4:26; Jas 1:19

Submitting to injuries — Mt 5:39-41; 1Co 6:7

Forgiving injuries — Mt 6:14; Ro 12:20

Living peaceably with all — Ro 12:18; Heb 12:14

Visiting the afflicted — Mt 25:36; Jas 1:27

Doing as we would be done by — Mt 7:12; Lu 6:3

Sympathising with others — Ga 6:2; 1Th 5:14

Honouring others — Ps 15:4; Ro 12:10

Fulfilling domestic duties — Eph 6:1-8; 1Pe 3:1-7

Submitting to Authorities — Ro 13:1-7

Being liberal to others — Ac 20:35; Ro 12:13

Being contented — Php 4:11; Heb 13:5

Blessedness of maintaining — Ps 1:1-3; 19:9-11; 50:23; Mt
5:3-12; Joh 15:10; 7:17

Confessing Christ


Influences of the Holy Spirit necessary to — 1Co 12:3; 1Jo 4:2

A test of being saints — 1Jo 2:23; 4:2,3

An evidence of union with God — 1Jo 4:15

Necessary to salvation — Ro 10:9,10

Ensures his confessing us — Mt 10:32

The fear of man prevents — Joh 7:13; 12:42,43

Persecution should not prevent us from — Mr 8:35; 2Ti 2:12

Must be connected with faith — Ro 10:9

Consequences of not — Mt 10:33

Exemplified

Nathanael. — Joh 1:49

Peter. — Joh 6:68,69; Ac 2:22-36

Man born blind. — Joh 9:25,33

Martha. — Joh 11:27

Peter and John. — Ac 4:7-12

Apostles. — Ac 5:29-32,42

Stephen. — Ac 7:52,59

Paul. — Ac 9:29

Timothy. — 1Ti 6:12

John. — Re 1:9

Church in Pergamos. — Re 2:13

Martyrs. — Re 20:4

Confession of Sin


God requires — Le 5:5; Ho 5:15

God regards — Job 33:27,28; Da 9:20-23

Exhortation to — Jos 7:19; Jer 3:13; Jas 5:16

Promises to — Le 26:40-42; Pr 28:13

Should be accompanied with

Submission to punishment. — Le 26:41; Ne 9:33; Ezr 9:13

Prayer for forgiveness. — 2Sa 24:10; Ps 25:11; 51:1; Jer
14:7-9,20

Self-abasement. — Isa 64:5,6; Jer 3:25

Godly sorrow. — Ps 38:18; La 1:20

Forsaking sin. — Pr 28:13

Restitution. — Nu 5:6,7

Should be full and unreserved — Ps 32:5; 51:3; 106:6

Followed by pardon — Ps 32:5; 1Jo 1:9

Illustrated — Lu 15:21; 18:13

Exemplified

Aaron. — Nu 12:1

Israelites. — Nu 21:6,7; 1Sa 7:6; 12:19

Saul. — 1Sa 15:24

David. — 2Sa 24:10

Ezra. — Eze 9:6

Nehemiah. — Ne 1:6,7

Levites. — Ne 9:4,33,34

Job. — Job 7:20

Daniel. — Da 9:4

Peter. — Lu 5:8

Thief. — Lu 23:4

Conscience


Witnesses in man — Pr 20:27; Ro 2:15

Accuses of sin — Ge 42:21; 2Sa 24:10; Mt 27:3; Ac 2:37

We should have the approval of — Job 27:6; Ac 24:16; Ro 9:1;
14:22

The blood of Christ alone can purify — Heb 9:14; 10:2-10,22

Keep the faith in purity of — 1Ti 1:19; 3:9

Of saints, pure and good — Heb 13:18; 1Pe 3:16,2

Submit to authority for — Ro 13:5

Suffer patiently for — 1Pe 2:19

Testimony of, a source of joy — 2Co 1:12; 1Jo 3:2

Of others, not to be offended — Ro 14:21; 1Co 10:28-32

Ministers should commend themselves to that of their people —
2Co 4:2; 5:1

Of the wicked, seared — 1Ti 4:2

Of the wicked, defiled — Tit 1:15

Without spiritual illumination, a false guide — Ac 23:1; 26:9

Contempt


Sin of — Job 31:13,14; Pr 14:2

Folly of — Pr 11:12

A characteristic of the wicked — Pr 18:3; Isa 5:24; 2Ti 3:3

Forbidden towards

Parents. — Pr 23:22

Christ’s little ones. — Mt 18:10

Weak brethren. — Ro 14:3

Young ministers. — 1Co 16:1

Believing masters. — 1Ti 6:2

The poor. — Jas 2:1-3

Self-righteous prompts to — Isa 65:5; Lu 18:9,1

Pride and prosperity prompt to — Ps 123:4

Ministers should give no occasion for — 1Ti 4:12

Of ministers, is a despising of God — Lu 10:16; 1Th 4:8

Towards the church

Often turned into respect. — Isa 60:14

Often punished. — Eze 28:26

Causes saints to cry to God — Ne 4:4; Ps 123:3

The wicked exhibit towards

Christ. — Ps 22:6; Isa 53:3; Mt 27:29

Saints. — Ps 119:14

Authorities. — 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8

Parents. — Pr 15:5,20

The afflicted. — Job 19:18

The poor. — Ps 14:6; Ec 9:16

Saints sometimes guilty of — Jas 2:6

Exemplified

Hagar. — Ge 16:4

Children of Belial. — 1Sa 10:27

Nabal. — 1Sa 25:10,1

Michal. — 2Sa 6:16

Sanballat, &c. — Ne 2:19; 4:2,3

False teachers. — 2Co 10:10

Contentment


With godliness is great gain — Ps 37:16; 1Ti 6:6

Saints should exhibit

In their respective callings. — 1Co 7:20

With appointed wages. — Lu 3:14

With what things they have. — Heb 13:5

With food and raiment. — 1Ti 6:8

God’s promises should lead to — Heb 13:5

The wicked want — Isa 5:8; Ec 5:10

Exemplified

Barzillai. — 2Sa 19:33-37

Shunammite. — 2Ki 4:13

David. — Ps 16:6

Agur. — Pr 30:8,9

Paul. — Php 4:11,12

Conversion

By God — 1Ki 18:37; Joh 6:44; Ac 21:19

By Christ — Ac 3:26; Ro 15:18

By the power of the Holy Spirit — Pr 1:23

Is of grace — Ac 11:21,23

Follows repentance — Ac 3:19; 26:20

Is the result of faith — Ac 11:2

Through the instrumentality of

The scriptures. — Ps 19:7

Ministers. — Ac 26:18; 1Th 1:9

Self-examination. — Ps 119:59; La 3:40

Affliction. — Ps 78:34

Of sinners, a cause of joy

To God. — Eze 18:23; Lu 15:32

To saints. — Ac 15:3; Ga 1:23,24

Is necessary — Mt 18:3

Commanded — Job 36:10

Exhortations to — Pr 1:23; Isa 31:6; 55:7; Jer 3:7; Eze 33:1

Promises connected with — Ne 1:9; Isa 1:27; Jer 3:14; Eze
18:27

Pray for — Ps 80:7; 85:4; Jer 31:18; La 5:2

Is accompanied by confession of sin, and prayer — 1Ki 8:35

Danger of neglecting — Ps 7:12; Jer 44:5,11; Eze 3:19

Duty of leading sinners to — Ps 51:13

Encouragement for leading sinners to — Da 12:3; Jas 5:19,20

Of Gentiles, predicted — Isa 2:2; 11:10; 60:5; 66:12

Of Israel, predicted — Eze 36:25-27

Counsels and Purposes of God, The


Are great — Jer 32:19

Are wonderful — Isa 28:29

Are immutable — Ps 33:11; Pr 19:21; Jer 4:28; Ro 9:11; Heb
6:17

Are sovereign — Isa 40:13,14; Da 4:35

Are eternal — Eph 3:1

Are faithfulness and truth — Isa 25:

None can disannul — Isa 14:27

Shall be performed — Isa 14:24; 46:1

The sufferings and death of Christ were according to — Ac 2:23;
4:28

Saints called and save according to — Ro 8:28; 2Ti 1:9

The union of all saints in Christ, is according to — Eph
1:9,10

The works of God according to — Eph 1:1

Should be declared by ministers — Ac 20:27

Attend to — Jer 49:20; 50:45

Secret not to be searched into — De 29:29; Mt 24:36; Ac 1:7

The wicked

Understand not. — Mic 4:12

Despise. — Isa 5:19

Reject. — Lu 7:30

Courts of Justice


Have authority from God — Ro 13:1-5

Superior court

Held first by Moses alone in the wilderness. — Ex 18:13-20

Consisted subsequently of priests and Levites. — De 17:9; Mal
2:7

Presided over by the governor or the high priest. — De 17:12;
Jdj 4:4,5

Held at the seat of government. — De 17:8

Decided on all appeals and difficult cases. — Ex 18:26; De
1:17; 17:8,9

Decisions of, conclusive. — De 17:10,1

Inferior court

In all cities. — De 16:18; 2Ch 19:5-7

Held at the gates. — Ge 34:20; De 16:18; 21:19; Job 5:4

Judges of, appointed by the governor. — Ex 18:21,25; De 1:9-15;
2Sa 15:3

All minor cases decided by. — Ex 18:26; 2Sa 15:4

All transfers of property made before. — Ge 23:17-20; Ru 4:1,2

Re-established by Jehoshaphat — 2Ch 19:5-10

Re-established by Ezra — Ezr 7:25

Sanhedrim or court of the seventy

Probably derived from the seventy elders appointed by Moses. —
Ex 24:9; Nu 11:16,17,24-30

Mentioned in the latter part of sacred history. — Lu 22:66; Joh
11:47; Ac 5:27

Consisted of chief priest, — Mt 26:57,59

Presided over by high priest. — Mt 26:62-66

Sat in high priest’s palace. — Mt 26:57,58

Of the romans in Judea

Presided over by the governor or deputy. — Mt 27:2,11; Ac
18:12

Place of, called the hall of judgment. — Joh 18:28,33; 19:9

Never interfered in any dispute about minor matters or about
religion. — Ac 18:14,15

Could alone award death. — Joh 18:3

Never examined their own citizens by torture. — Ac 22:25-29

Appeals from, made to the emperor. — Ac 25:11; 26:32; 28:19

Generally held in the morning — Jer 21:12; Mt 27:1; Lu 22:66;
Ac 5:2

Sometimes held in synagogues — Mt 10:17; Ac 22:19; 26:11; Jas
2:2

Provided with

Judges. — De 16:18

Officers. — De 16:18; Mt 5:25

Tormentors or executioners. — Mt 18:34

Judges of

Called elders. — De 25:7; 1Sa 16:4

Called magistrates. — Lu 12:58

Rode often on white asses. — Jdj 5:10

To judge righteously. — Le 19:15; De 1:6

To judge without respect of persons. — Ex 23:3,6; Le 19:15; De
1:17; Pr 22:22

To investigate every case. — De 19:18

Not to take bribes. — Ex 23:8; De 16:19

To judge as for God. — 2Ch 19:6,7,9

To decide according to the law. — Eze 44:24

To promote peace. — Zec 8:16

Sat on the judgment-seat while hearing causes. — Ex 18:13; Jdj
5:10; Isa 28:6; Mt 27:19

Examined the parties. — Ac 24:8

Conferred together before giving judgment. — Ac 5:34-40; 25:12;
26:30,3

Pronounced the judgment of the court. — Mt 26:65,66; Lu 23:24;
Ac 5:40

Both the accusers and accused required to appear before — De
25:1; Ac 25:16

Causes in, were opened by

The complainant. — 1Ki 3:17-21; Ac 16:19-2

An advocate. — Ac 24:

The accused

Stood before the judge. — Nu 35:12; Mt 27:1

Permitted to plead their own cause. — 1Ki 3:22; Ac 24:10; 26:

Might have advocates. — Pr 31:8,9; Isa 1:17

Exhorted to confess. — Jos 7:19

Examined on oath. — Le 5:1; Mt 26:63

Sometimes examined by torture. — Ac 22:24,29

Sometimes treated with insult. — Mt 26:67; Joh 18:22,23; Ac
23:2,3

The evidence of two or more witnesses required in. — De 17:6;
19:15; Joh 8:17; 2Co 13:

Witnesses sometimes laid their hands on the criminal’s head
before punishment. — Le 24:14

False witnesses in to receive the punishment of the accused —
De 19:19

Corruption and bribery often practised in — Isa 10:1; Am 5:12;
8:6

The judgment of

Not given till accused was heard. — Joh 7:5

Recorded in writing. — Isa 10:

Immediately executed. — De 25:2; Jos 7:25; Mr 15:15-20

Witnesses first to execute. — De 17:7; Ac 7:58

Allusions to. — Job 5:4; Ps 127:5; Mt 5:22

Illustrative of the last judgment. — Mt 19:28; Ro 14:10; 1Co
6:2

Covenants


Agreements between two parties — Ge 26:28; Da 11:6

Designed for

Establishing friendship. — 1Sa 18:3

Procuring assistance in war. — 1Ki 15:18,19

Mutual protection. — Ge 26:28,29; 31:50-52

Establishing peace. — Jos 9:15,16

Promoting commerce. — 1Ki 5:6-1

Selling land. — Ge 23:14-16

Conditions of

Clearly specified. — 1Sa 11:1,2

Conformed by oath. — Ge 21:23,31; 26:3

Witnessed. — Ge 23:17,18; Ru 4:9-1

Written and sealed. — Ne 9:38; 10:

God often called to witness — Ge 31:50,53

When confirmed, unalterable — Ga 3:15

Made by passing between the pieces of the divided sacrifices —
Ge 15:9-17; Jer 34:18,19

Salt a sign of perpetuity in — Nu 18:19; 2Ch 13:5

Ratified by joining hands — Pr 11:21; Eze 17:18

Followed by a feast — Ge 26:30; 31:54

Presents given as tokens — Ge 21:27-30; 1Sa 18:3,4

Pillars raised in token of — Ge 31:45,46

Names given to places where made — Ge 21:31; 31:47-49

The Jews

Forbidden to make, with the nations of Canaan. — Ex 23:32; De
7:2

Frequently made with other nations. — 1Ki 5:12; 2Ki 17:4

Condemned for making, with idolatrous nations. — Isa 30:2-5; Ho
12:

Regarded, as sacred. — Jos 9:16-19; Ps 15:4

Violated by the wicked — Ro 1:31; 2Ti 3:3

Illustrative

Of the contract of marriage. — Mal 2:14

Of God’s promises to man. — Ge 9:9-11; Eph 2:12

Of the united determination of a people to serve God. — 2Ki
11:17; 2Ch 15:12; Ne 10:29

Of good resolutions. — Job 31:

(With death and hell,) of carnal security. — Isa 28:15,18

(With stones and beasts, of the earth,) of peace and prosperity.
— Job 5:23; Ho 2:18

Covenant, The


Christ, the substance of — Isa 42:6; 49:8

Christ, the Mediator of — Heb 8:6; 9:15; 12:24

Christ, the Messenger of — Mal 3:

Made with

Abraham. — Ge 15:7-18; 17:2-14; Lu 1:72-75; Ac 3:25; Ga 3:16

Isaac. — Ge 17:19,21; 26:3,4

Jacob. — Ge 28:13,14; 1Ch 16:16,17

Israel. — Ex 6:4; Ac 3:25

David. — 2Sa 23:5; Ps 89:3,4

Renewed under the gospel — Jer 31:31-33; Ro 11:27; Heb
8:8-10,13

Fulfilled in Christ — Lu 1:68-79

Confirmed in Christ — Ga 3:17

Ratified by the blood of Christ — Heb 9:11-14,16-23

Is a covenant of peace — Isa 54:9,10; Eze 34:25; 37:26

Is unalterable — Ps 89:34; Isa 54:10; 59:21; Ga 3:17

Is everlasting — Ps 111:9; Isa 55:3; 61:8; Eze 16:60-63; Heb
13:20

All saints interested in — Ps 25:14; 89:29-37; Heb 8:10

The wicked have no interest in — Eph 2:12

Blessings connected with — Isa 56:4-7; Heb 8:10-12

God is faithful to — De 7:9; 1Ki 8:23; Ne 1:5; Da 9:4

God is ever mindful of — Ps 105:8; 111:5; Lu 1:72

Be mindful of — 1Ch 16:15

Caution against forgetting — De 4:23

Plead, in prayer — Ps 74:20; Jer 14:2

Punishment for despising — Heb 10:29,30

Covetousness


Comes from the heart — Mr 7:22,23

Engrosses the heart — Eze 33:31; 2Pe 2:14

Is idolatry — Eph 5:5; Col 3:5

Is the root of all evil — 1Ti 6:10

Is never satisfied — Ec 5:10; Hab 2:5

Is vanity — Ps 39:6; Ec 4:8

Is inconsistent

In saints. — Eph 5:3; Heb 13:5

Specially in ministers. — 1Ti 3:3

Leads to

Injustice and oppression. — Pr 28:20; Mic 2:2

Foolish and hurtful lusts. — 1Ti 6:9

Departure from the faith. — 1Ti 6:10

Lying. — 2Ki 5:22-25

Murder. — Pr 1:18,19; Eze 22:12

Theft. — Jos 7:2

Poverty. — Pr 28:22

Misery. — 1Ti 6:10

Domestic affliction. — Pr 15:27

Abhorred by God — Ps 10:3

Forbidden — Ex 20:17

A characteristic of the wicked — Ro 1:29

A characteristic of the slothful — Pr 21:26

Commended by the wicked alone — Ps 10:3

Hated by saints — Ex 18:21; Ac 20:33

To be mortified by saints — Col 3:5

Woe denounced against — Isa 5:8; Hab 2:9

Punishment of — Job 20:15; Isa 57:17; Jer 22:17-19; Mic 2:2,3

Excludes from heaven — 1Co 6:10; Eph 5:5

Beware of — Lu 12:15

Avoid those guilty of — 1Co 5:1

Pray against — Ps 119:36

Reward of those who hate — Pr 28:16

Shall abound in the last days — 2Ti 3:2; 2Pe 2:1-3

Exemplified

Laban. — Ge 31:4

Achan. — Jos 7:2

Eli’s sons. — 1Sa 2:12-14

Samuel’s sons. — 1Sa 8:3

Saul. — 1Sa 15:9,19

Ahab. — 1Ki 21:2-4

Gehazi. — 2Ki 5:20-24

Nobles of the Jews. — Ne 5:7; Isa 1:23

Jewish people. — Isa 56:11; Jer 6:13

Babylon. — Jer 51:13

Young man. — Mt 19:22

Judas. — Mt 26:14,15; Joh 12:6

Pharisees. — Lu 16:14

Ananias &c. — Ac 5:1-10

Felix. — Ac 24:26

Balaam. — 2Pe 2:15; Jude 1:1

Creation


The formation of things which had no previous existence — Ro
4:17; Heb 11:3

Effected

By God. — Ge 1:1; 2:4,5; Pr 26:10

By Christ. — Joh 1:3,10; Col 1:16

By the Holy Spirit. — Job 26:13; Ps 104:30

By the command of God. — Ps 33:9; Heb 11:3

In the beginning. — Ge 1:1; Mt 24:2

In six normal days. — Ex 20:11; 31:17

According to God’s purpose. — Ps 135:6

For God’s pleasure. — Pr 16:4; Re 4:1

For Christ. — Col 1:16

By faith we believe, to be God’s work — Heb 11:3

Order of

First day, making light and dividing it from darkness. — Ge
1:3-5; 2Co 4:6

Second day, making the firmament or atmosphere, and separating
the waters. — Ge 1:6-8

Third day, separating the land from the water, and making it
fruitful. — Ge 1:9-13

Fourth day, placing the sun, moon, and stars to give light, &c.
— Ge 1:14-19

Fifth day, making birds, insects, and fishes. — Ge 1:20-23

Sixth day, making beasts of the earth, and man. — Ge 1:24,28

God rested from, on the seventh day — Ge 2:2,3

Approved of by God — Ge 1:3

A subject of joy to angels — Job 38:7

Exhibits

The deity of God. — Ro 1:20

The power of God. — Isa 40:26,28; Ro 1:20

The glory and handiwork of God. — Ps 19:1

The wisdom of God. — Ps 104:24; 136:5

The goodness of God. — Ps 33:5

God as the sole object of worship. — Isa 45:16,18; Ac 17:24,27

Glorifies God — Ps 145:10; 148:5

God to be praised for — Ne 9:6; Ps 146:5,6

Leads to confidence — Ps 124:8; 146:5,6

Insignificance of man seen from — Ps 8:3,4; Isa 40:12,17

Groans because of sin — Ro 8:22

Illustrative of

The new birth. — 2Co 5:17; Eph 2:10

Daily renewal of saints. — Ps 51:10; Eph 4:24

Renewal of the earth. — Isa 65:17; 2Pe 3:11,13

Creditors


Defined — Phm 1:18

Might demand

Pledges. — De 24:10,11; Pr 22:27

Security of others. — Pr 6:1; 22:26

Mortgages on property. — Ne 5:3

Bills or promissory notes. — Lu 16:6,7

To return before sunset, garments taken in pledge — Ex
22:26,27; De 24:12,13; Eze 18:7,12

Prohibited from

Taking millstones in pledge. — De 24:6

Violently selecting pledges. — De 24:10

Exacting usury from brethren. — Ex 22:25; Le 25:36,37

Exacting debts from brethren during sabbatical year. — De
15:2,3

Might take interest from strangers — De 23:20

Sometimes entirely remitted debts — Ne 5:10-12; Mt 18:27; Lu
7:42

Often cruel in exacting debts — Ne 5:7-9; Job 24:3-9; Mt
18:28-30

Often exacted debts

By selling the debtor or taking him for a servant. — Mt 18:25;
Ex 21:2

By selling the debtor’s property. — Mt 18:25

By selling the debtor’s family. — 2Ki 4:1; Job 24:9; Mt 18:25

By imprisonment. — Mt 5:25,26; 18:34

From the sureties. — Pr 11:15; 22:26,27

Were often defrauded — 1Sa 22:2; Lu 16:5-7

Illustrative of

God’s claim upon men. — Mt 5:25,26; 18:23,25; Lu 7:41,47

The demands of the law. — Ga 5:3

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