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

Alphabetical Listings

Eagle, The


A bird of prey — Job 9:26; Mt 24:28

Unclean — Le 11:13; De 14:12

Different kinds of — Le 11:13,18; Eze 17:3

Called the eagle of the heavens — La 4:19

Described as

Long-sighted. — Job 39:29

Swift. — 2Sa 1:23

Soaring to heaven. — Pr 23:5

Strength of its feathers alluded to — Da 4:33

Greatness of its wings alluded to — Eze 17:3,7

Peculiarity of its flight alluded to — Pr 30:19

Delights in the lofty cedars — Eze 17:3,4

Dwells in the high rocks — Job 39:27,28

Feeds her young with blood — Job 39:29,30

Illustrative

Of wisdom and zeal of God’s ministers. — Eze 1:10; Re 4:7

Of great and powerful kings. — Eze 17:3; Ho 8:1

(Renewed strength and beauty of,) of the renewal of saints. —
Ps 103:5

(Mode of teaching her young to fly,) of God’s care of his
church. — Ex 19:4; De 32:11

(Wings of,) of protection afforded to the church. — Re 12:14

(Upward flight of,) of the saint’s rapid progress toward heaven.
— Isa 40:31

(Swiftness of,) of the melting away of riches. — Pr 23:5

(Swiftness of,) of the swiftness of hostile armies. — De 28:49;
Jer 4:13; 48:40; La 4:19

(Height and security of its dwelling,) of the fancied but fatal
security of the wicked. — Jer 49:16; Ob 1:4

(Increase baldness of, in the moulting season,) of calamities.
— Mic 1:16

(Hasting to the prey,) of the swiftness of man’s days. — Job
9:26

Was the standard of the Roman armies — Mt 24:15,28

Ear, The


The organ of hearing — Job 13:1; 29:11

Capable of trying and distinguishing words — Job 12:11

God

Made. — Pr 20:12

Planted. — Ps 94:9

Opens. — Job 33:16; 36:10

Judicially closed. — Isa 6:10; Mt 13:15

Christ opens — Isa 35:5; 43:8,10

Instruction received through — Isa 30:21

That hears and receives the word of God, blessed — Ex 15:26; Mt
13:16

Should

Seek knowledge. — Pr 18:15

Be bowed down to instructions. — Pr 5:1

Be incline to wisdom. — Pr 2:2

Be given to the law of God. — Isa 1:10

Receive the word of God. — Jer 9:20

Hear and obey reproof. — Pr 15:31; 25:12

Not satisfied with earthly things — Ec 1:8

Of the wicked

Uncircumcised. — Jer 6:10; Ac 7:51

Itching. — 2Ti 4:3

Not inclined to hear God. — Jer 7:24; 35:15

Turned away from God’s law. — Pr 28:9

Stopped against God’s word. — Ps 58:4; Zec 7:11

Not to be stopped at cry of the poor — Pr 21:13

Blood put on the right ear of

Priests at consecration. — Ex 29:20; Le 8:23

The healed leper in cleansing him. — Le 14:14

Often adorned with rings — Eze 16:12; Ho 2:13

Of servants who refused to leave their masters, bored to the
door — Ex 21:6; De 15:17

Early Rising


Christ set an example of — Mr 1:35; Lu 21:38; Joh 8:2

Requisite for

Devotion. — Ps 5:3; 59:16; 63:1; 88:13; Isa 26:9

Executing God’s commands. — Ge 22:3

Discharge of daily duties. — Pr 31:15

Neglect of, leads to poverty — Pr 6:9-11

Practised by the wicked, for

Deceit. — Pr 27:14

Executing plans of evil. — Mic 2:1

Illustrates spiritual diligence — Ro 13:11,12

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 19:27

Isaac, &c. — Ge 26:31

Jacob. — Ge 28:18

Joshua &c. — Jos 3:1

Gideon. — Jdj 6:38

Samuel. — 1Sa 15:12

David. — 1Sa 17:20

Mary, &c. — Mr 16:2

Apostles. — Ac 5:21

Early Rising


The world in general — Ge 1:2

The dry land as divided from waters — Ge 1:10

God

Created. — Ge 1:1; Ne 9:6

Laid the foundation of. — Job 38:4; Ps 102:25

Formed. — Ps 90:2

Spread abroad. — Isa 42:5; 44:24

Suspended in space. — Job 26:7

Supports. — Ps 75:3

Establishes. — Ps 78:69; 119:90

Enlightens. — Ge 1:14-16; Jer 33:25

Waters. — Ps 65:9; 147:8

Makes fruitful. — Ge 1:11; 27:28

Inspects. — Zec 4:10

Governs supremely. — Job 34:13; Ps 135:6

Reigns in. — Ex 8:22; Ps 97:1

Shall be exalted in. — Ps 46:10

Is the Lord’s — Ex 9:29; 1Co 10:26

Created to be inhabited — Isa 45:18

First division of — Ge 10:25

Ideas of the ancients respecting the form of — Job 11:9; 38:18;
Pr 25:3

Diversified by hills and mountains — Hab 3:6

Full of minerals — De 8:9; Job 28:1-5,15-19

Described as

God’s footstool. — Isa 66:1; Mt 5:35

Full of God’s goodness. — Ps 33:5

Full of God’s riches. — Ps 104:24

Full of God’s mercy. — Ps 119:64

Full of God’s glory. — Nu 14:21; Isa 6:3

Shining with God’s glory. — Eze 43:2

Trembling before God. — Ps 68:8; Jer 10:10

Melting at God’s voice. — Ps 46:6

Burning at God presence. — Na 1:5

Man

Formed out of. — Ge 2:7; Ps 103:14

Given dominion over. — Ge 1:26; Ps 115:16

By nature is of. — 1Co 15:47-48

By nature minds the thing of. — Php 3:19

Brought a curse on. — Ge 3:17

Shall return to. — Ge 3:19; Ps 146:4

Subject to God’s judgments — Ps 46:8; Isa 11:4

Corrupted by sin — Ge 6:11,12; Isa 24:5

Made barren by sin — De 28:23; Ps 107:34

Made to mourn and languish by sin — Isa 24:4; Jer 4:28; 12:4;
Ho 4:3

Satan goes to and fro in — Job 1:7; 1Pe 5:8

Shall be filled with the knowledge of God — Isa 11:9; Hab 2:14

Once inundated — Ge 7:17-24

Not to be again inundated — Ge 9:11; 2Pe 3:6,7

To be dissolved by fire — 2Pe 3:7,10,12

To be renewed — Isa 65:17; 2Pe 3:13

Saints shall inherit — Ps 25:13; Mt 5:5

Earthquakes


Islands and mountainous districts liable to — Ps 114:4,6; Re
6:14; 16:18,20

Frequently accompanied by

Volcanic eruptions. — Ps 104:32; Na 1:5

Convulsion and receding of the sea. — 2Sa 22:8,16; Ps 18:7,15;
46:3

Opening of the earth. — Nu 16:31,32

Overturning of mountains. — Ps 46:2; Zec 14:4

Rending of rocks. — Mt 27:51

Are visible tokens of

God’s power. — Job 9:6; Heb 12:26

God’s presence. — Ps 68:7,8; 114:7

God’s anger. — Ps 18:7; 60:2; Isa 13:13

Men always terrified by — Nu 16:34; Zec 14:5; Mt 27:54; Re
11:13

Mentioned in scripture

At mount Sinai. — Ex 19:18

In the wilderness. — Nu 16:31,32

In strongholds of Philistines. — 1Sa 14:15

When Elijah fled from Jezebel. — 1Ki 19:11

In Uzziah’s reign. — Am 1:1; Zec 14:5

At our Lord’s death. — Mt 27:51

At out Lord’s resurrection. — Mt 28:2

At Philippi. — Ac 16:26

Before destruction of Jerusalem, predicted. — Mt 24:7; Lu
21:11

At Christ’s second coming, predicted. — Zec 14:4

Illustrative of

The judgments of God. — Isa 24:19,20; 29:6; Jer 4:24; Re 8:5

The overthrow of kingdoms. — Hag 2:6,22; Re 6:12,13; 16:18,19

Edification


Described — Eph 4:12-16

Is the object of

The ministerial office. — Eph 4:11,12

Ministerial gifts. — 1Co 14:3-5,12

Ministerial authority. — 2Co 10:8; 13:10

The Church’s union in Christ. — Eph 4:16

The gospel, the instrument of — Ac 20:32

Love leads to — 1Co 8:1

Exhortation to — Jude 1:20,21

Mutual, commanded — Ro 14:19; 1Th 5:11

All to be done to — 2Co 12:19; Eph 4:29

Use self-denial to promote, in others — 1Co 10:23,33

The peace of the Church favours — Ac 9:31

Foolish questions opposed to — 1Ti 1:4

Edomites, The


Descended from Esau — Ge 36:9

Dwelt in Mount Seir — Ge 32:3; De 2:4,5

Were called

Children of Esau. — De 2:4

Brethren of Israel. — Nu 20:14

Governed by dukes — Ge 36:15-30,40-43; Ex 15:15

Afterwards had kings — Ge 36:31-29; Nu 20:14

Under a deputy or viceroy while subject to Judah — 1Ki 22:47

Character of

Wise. — Jer 49:7

Proud and self-confident. — Jer 49:16; Ob 1:3

Strong and cruel. — Jer 49:19

Vindictive. — Eze 25:12

Idolatrous. — 2Ch 25:14,20

Superstitious. — Jer 27:3,9

Carried on extensive commerce — Eze 27:20

Country of

Specially given to them. — De 2:5

Fertile and rich. — Ge 27:39

Mountainous and rocky. — Jer 49:16; Mal 1:3

Traversed by roads. — Nu 20:17

Well fortified. — Ps 60:9

Called Mount Seir. — Eze 35:2

Called Mount of Esau. — Ob 1:21

Called Dumah. — Isa 21:11

Called Idumea. — Isa 34:6; Mr 3:8

Called Edom. — Isa 63:1

Cities of

Dinhabah or Dedan. — Ge 36:32; Jer 49:8

Avith. — Ge 36:35

Pau. — Ge 36:39

Bozrah. — Jer 49:22; Am 1:12

Teman. — Jer 49:7; Eze 25:13

Eziongeber, a sea port. — 1Ki 9:26

Implacable enemies of Israel — Eze 35:5

Israel forbidden to hate — De 23:7

Israel forbidden to spoil — De 2:4,6; 2Ch 20:10

Might be received into the congregation in third generation —
De 23:8

Refused Israel a passage — Nu 20:21; Jdj 11:17

Saul made war against — 1Sa 14:47

David subdued, &c — 2Sa 8:14; 1Ch 18:11,13

Slaughter of, by Joab and Abishai — 1Ki 11:16; 1Ch 18:12

Took refuge in Egypt — 1Ki 11:17-19

Returned after David’s death — 1Ki 11:21-22

Were stirred up against Solomon — 1Ki 11:14

Confederated with enemies of Israel against Jehoshaphat — 2Ch
20:10; Ps 83:4-6

Miraculous overthrow of — 2Ch 20:22

Revolted from Joram, king of Judah — 2Ki 8:20-22; 2Ch 21:8-10

Re-conquered by Amaziah — 2Ki 14:7,10; 2Ch 25:11,12

The Jews ensnared by the idols of, and punished — 2Ch
25:14,15,20

Rebelled against Ahaz — 2Ch 28:17

Aided Babylon against Judah — Ps 137:7; Ob 1:11

Predictions respecting

Subjection to Israel. — Ge 25:23; 27:29,37

Revolt from Israel. — Ge 27:40

Israel’s occupation of their country. — Nu 24:18; Ob 1:17-19

To share in the punishment of the nations. — Jer 9:26;
25:15-27; Eze 32:29

Punishment for persecuting Israel. — Isa 34:5-8; 63:1-4; La
4:21; Eze 25:13,14; Am 1:11,12; Ob 1:10,15

Exterminating slaughter of. — Ob 1:18

Utter desolation of their country. — Isa 34:9-17; Eze 35:7-15

The king of Babylon an instrument of their punishment. — Jer
27:3-6

Israel an instrument of their punishment. — Eze 25:14; Ob 1:18

Their ruin to be an astonishment. — Jer 49:17,21

Their future subjection to the Jews. — Isa 11:14; Am 9:12

Remarkable persons of

Doeg. — 1Sa 22:18

Hadad. — 1Ki 11:14,19

Eliphaz. — Job 2:11

Egypt


Peopled by Mizraim’s posterity — Ge 10:6,13,14

Boundaries of — Eze 29:10

Dry climate of — De 11:10,11

Watered by the Nile — Ge 41:1-3; Ex 1:22

Inundations of, alluded to — Am 8:8

Subject to plague, &c — De 7:15; 28:27,60

Sometimes visited by famine — Ge 41:30

Called

The land of Ham. — Ps 105:23; 106:22

The South. — Jer 13:19; Da 11:14,25

Sihor. — Isa 23:3

Rahab. — Ps 87:4; 89:10

House of Bondmen. — Ex 13:3,14; De 7:8

Celebrated for

Fertility. — Ge 13:10; 45:18

Wealth. — Heb 11:26

Literature. — 1Ki 4:30; Ac 7:22

Fine horses. — 1Ki 10:28,29

Fine linen, &c. — Pr 7:16; Isa 19:9

Commerce. — Ge 41:57; Eze 27:7

Religion of, idolatrous — Ex 12:12; Nu 33:4; Isa 19:1; Eze
29:7

Idolatry of, followed by Israel — Ex 32:4; Eze 20:8,19

Magic practised in — Ex 7:11,12,22; 8:7

Ruled by kings who assumed the name of Pharaoh — Ge 12:14,15;
40:1,2; Ex 1:8,22

Under a governor — Ge 41:41-44

Had princes and counsellors — Ge 12:15; Isa 19:11

As a power was

Proud and arrogant. — Eze 29:3; 30:6

Pompous. — Eze 32:12

Mighty. — Isa 30:2,3

Ambitious of conquests. — Jer 46:8

Treacherous. — Isa 36:6; 29:6,7

Inhabitants of

Superstitious. — Isa 19:3

Hospitable. — Ge 47:5,6; 1Ki 11:18

Often intermarried with strangers. — Ge 21:21; 1Ki 3:1; 11:19;
1Ch 2:34,35

Abhorred shepherds. — Ge 46:34

Abhorred the sacrifice of oxen, &c. — Ex 8:26

Not to be abhorred by Israel. — De 23:7

Might be received into the congregation in the third generation.
— De 23:8

Mode of entertaining in — Ge 43:32-34

Diet used in — Nu 11:5

Mode of embalming in — Ge 50:3

Often a refuge to strangers — Ge 12:10; 47:4; 1Ki 11:17,40; 2Ki
25:26; Mt 2:12,13

The armies of

Described. — Ex 14:7-9

Destroyed in the Red Sea. — Ex 14:23-28

Captured and burned Gezer. — 1Ki 9:16

Besieged and plundered Jerusalem in Rehoboam’s time. — 1Ki
14:25,26

Invaded Assyria and killed Josiah who assisted it. — 2Ki 23:29

Deposed Jehoahaz and made Judea tributary. — 2Ki 23:31-35

Assistance of, sought by Judah against the Chaldees. — Eze
17:15; Jer 37:5,7

History of Israel in

Their sojourn in it, foretold. — Ge 15:13

Joseph sold into. — Ge 37:28; 39:1

Potiphar blessed for Joseph’s sake. — Ge 39:2-6

Joseph unjustly cast into prison. — Ge 39:7-20

Joseph interprets the chief baker’s and the chief butler’s
dreams. — Ge 40:5-19

Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dreams. — Ge 41:14-32

Joseph counsels Pharaoh. — Ge 41:33-36

Joseph made governor. — Ge 41:41-44

Joseph’s successful provision against the years of famine. — Ge
41:46-56

Joseph’s ten brethren arrive. — Ge 42:1-6

Joseph recognises his brethren. — Ge 42:7,8

Benjamin brought. — Ge 43:15

Joseph makes himself known to his brethren. — Ge 45:1-8

Joseph sends for his father. — Ge 45:9-11

Pharaoh invites Jacob into. — Ge 45:16-20

Jacob’s journey. — Ge 46:5-7

Jacob, &c presented to Pharaoh. — Ge 47:1-10

Israel placed in the land of Goshen. — Ge 46:34; 47:11,27

Joseph enriches the king. — Ge 47:13-26

Jacob’s death and burial. — Ge 49:33; 50:1-13

Israel increases and are oppressed. — Ex 1:1-14

Male children destroyed. — Ex 1:15-22

Moses born and hid for three months. — Ex 2:2

Moses exposed on the Nile. — Ex 2:3,4

Moses adopted and brought up by Pharaoh’s daughter. — Ex
2:5-10

Moses slays an Egyptian. — Ex 2:11,12

Moses flies to Midian. — Ex 2:15

Moses sent to Pharaoh. — Ex 3:2-10

Pharaoh increases their affliction. — Ex 5:1-23

Moses proves his divine mission by miracles. — Ex 4:29-31;
7:10

Egypt is plagued for Pharaoh’s obstinacy. — Ex 7:14-10:29

The passover instituted. — Ex 12:1-28

Destruction of the first-born. — Ex 12:29,30

Israel spoils the Egyptians. — Ex 12:35,36

Israel driven out of. — Ex 12:31-33

Date of the Exodus. — Ex 12:41; Heb 11:27

Pharaoh pursues Israel and is miraculously destroyed. — Ex
14:5-25

Prophecies respecting

Dismay of its inhabitants. — Isa 19:1,16,17

Infatuation of its princes. — Isa 19:3,11-14

Failure of internal resources. — Isa 19:5-10

Civil war and domestic strife. — Isa 19:2

Armies destroyed by Babylon. — Jer 46:2-12

Invasion by Babylon. — Jer 46:13,24; Eze 32:11

Destruction of its power. — Eze 30:24,25

Destruction of its cities. — Eze 30:14-18

Destruction of its idols. — Jer 43:12,13; 46:25; Eze 30:13

Spoil of, a reward to Babylon for services against Tyre. — Eze
29:18-20

Captivity of its people. — Isa 20:4; Jer 46:19,24,26; Eze 30:4

Utter desolation of, for forty years. — Eze 29:8-12; 30:12;
32:15

Allies to share its misfortunes. — Eze 30:4,6

The Jews who practised its idolatry to share its punishments. —
Jer 44:7-28

Terror occasioned by its fall. — Eze 32:9,10

Ever to be a base kingdom. — Eze 29:15

Christ to be called out of. — Ho 11:1; Mt 2:15

Conversion of. — Isa 19:18-20

To be numbered and blessed along with Israel. — Isa 19:23-25

Prophetic illustration of its destruction. — Jer 43:9,10; Eze
30:21,22; 32:4-6

Election


Of Christ, as Messiah — Isa 42:1; 1Pe 2:6

Of good angels — 1Ti 5:21

Of Israel — De 7:6; Isa 45:5

Of ministers — Lu 6:13; Ac 9:15

Of churches — 1Pe 5:13

Of saints, is

Of God. — 1Th 1:4; Tit 1:1

By Christ. — Joh 13:18; 15:16

In Christ. — Eph 1:4

Personal. — Mt 20:16; Joh 6:44; Ac 22:14; 2Jo 1:13

According to the purpose of God. — Ro 9:11; Eph 1:11

According to the foreknowledge of God. — Ro 8:29; 1Pe 1:2

Eternal. — Eph 1:4

Sovereign. — Ro 9:15,16; 1Co 1:27; Eph 1:11

Irrespective of merit. — Ro 9:11

Of grace. — Ro 11:5

Recorded in heaven. — Lu 10:20

For the glory of God. — Eph 1:6

Through faith. — 2Th 2:13

Through sanctification of the Spirit. — 1Pe 1:2

To adoption. — Eph 1:5

To salvation. — 2Th 2:13

To conformity with Christ. — Ro 8:29

To good works. — Eph 2:10

To spiritual warfare. — 2Ti 2:4

To eternal glory. — Ro 9:23

Ensures to saints

Effectual calling. — Ro 8:30

Divine teaching. — Joh 17:6

Belief in Christ. — Ac 13:48

Acceptance with God. — Ro 11:7

Protection. — Mr 13:20

Vindication of their wrongs. — Lu 18:7

Working of all things for good. — Ro 8:28

Blessedness. — Ps 33:12; 65:4

The inheritance. — Isa 65:9; 1Pe 1:4,5

Should lead to cultivation of graces — Col 3:12

Should be evidenced by diligence — 2Pe 1:10

Saints may have assurance of — 1Th 1:4

Exemplified

Isaac. — Ge 21:12

Abram. — Ne 9:7

Zerubbabel. — Hag 2:23

Apostles. — Joh 13:18; 15:19

Jacob. — Ro 9:12,13

Rufus. — Ro 16:13

Paul. — Ga 1:15

Embalming


Unknown to early patriarchs — Ge 23:4

Learned by the Jews in Egypt — Ge 50:2,26

Time required for — Ge 50:3

How performed by the Jews — 2Ch 16:14; Lu 23:56; Joh 19:40

Not always practised by the Jews — Joh 11:39

An attempt to defeat God’s purpose — Ge 3:19

Emblems of the Holy Spirit, The


Water — Joh 3:5; 7:38,39

Cleansing. — Eze 16:9; 36:25; Eph 5:26; Heb 10:22

Fertilising. — Ps 1:3; Isa 27:3,6; 44:3,4; 58:11

Refreshing. — Ps 46:4; Isa 41:17,18

Abundant. — Joh 7:37,38

Freely given. — Isa 55:1; Joh 4:14; Re 22:17

Fire

Purifying. — Isa 4:4; Mal 3:2,3

Illuminating. — Ex 13:21; Ps 78:14

Searching. — Zep 1:12; 1Co 2:10

Wind

Independent. — Joh 3:8; 1Co 12:11

Powerful. — 1Ki 19:11; Ac 2:2

Sensible in its effects. — Joh 3:8

Reviving. — Eze 37:9,10,14

Oil — Ps 45:7

Healing. — Lu 10:34; Re 3:18

Comforting. — Isa 61:3; Heb 1:9

Illuminating. — Mt 25:3,4; 1Jo 2:20,27

Consecrating. — Ex 29:7; 30:30; Isa 61:1

Rain and dew — Ps 72:6

Fertilising. — Eze 34:26,27; Ho 6:3; 10:12; 14:5

Refreshing. — Ps 68:9; Isa 18:5

Abundant. — Ps 133:3

Imperceptible. — 2Sa 17:12; Mr 4:26-28

A dove — Mt 3:16

Gentle. — Mt 10:16; Ga 5:22

A voice — Isa 6:8

Speaking. — Mt 10:20

Guiding. — Isa 30:21; Joh 16:13

Warning. — Heb 3:7-11

A seal — Re 7:2

Securing. — Eph 1:13,14; 4:30

Authenticating. — Joh 6:27; 2Co 1:22

Cloven tongues — Ac 2:3,6-11

Enemies


Christ prayed for his — Lu 23:34

The lives of, to be spared — 1Sa 24:10; 2Sa 16:10,11

The goods of, to be taken care of — Ex 23:4,5

Should be

Loved. — Mt 5:44

Prayed for. — Ac 7:60

Assisted. — Pr 25:21; Ro 12:20

Overcome by kindness. — 1Sa 26:21

Rejoice not at the misfortunes of — Job 31:29

Rejoice not at the failings of — Pr 24:17

Desire not the death of — 1Ki 3:11

Curse them not — Job 31:30

Be affectionately concerned for — Ps 35:13

The friendship of, deceitful — 2Sa 20:9,10; Pr 26:26; 27:6; Mt
26:48,49

God defends against — Ps 59:9; 61:3

God delivers from — 1Sa 12:11; Ezr 8:31; Ps 18:48

Made to be at peace with saints — Pr 16:7

Pray for deliverance from — 1Sa 12:10; Ps 17:9; 59:1; 64:1

Of saints, God will destroy — Ps 60:12

Praise God for deliverance from — Ps 136:24

Entertainments


Often great — Ge 21:8; Da 5:1; Lu 5:29

Given on occasions of

Marriage. — Mt 22:2

Birthdays. — Mr 6:21

Weaning children. — Ge 21:8

Taking leave of friends. — 1Ki 19:21

Return of friends. — 2Sa 12:4; Lu 15:23

Ratifying covenants. — Ge 26:30; 31:54

Sheep-shearing. — 1Sa 25:2,36; 2Sa 13:23

Harvest home. — Ru 3:2-7; Isa 9:3

Vintage. — Jdj 9:27

Coronation of Kings. — 1Ki 1:9,18,19; 1Ch 12:39,40; Ho 7:5

Offering voluntary sacrifice. — Ge 31:54; De 12:6,7; 1Sa
1:4,5,9

Festivals. — 1Sa 20:5,24-26

National deliverance. — Es 8:17; 9:17-19

Preparations made for — Ge 18:6,7; Pr 9:2; Mt 22:4; Lu 15:23

Kinds of, mentioned in scripture

Dinner. — Ge 43:16; Mt 22:4; Lu 14:12

Supper. — Lu 14:12; Joh 12:2

Banquet of wine. — Es 5:6

Under the direction of a master of the feast — Joh 2:8,9

Served often by hired servants — Mt 22:13; Joh 2:5

Served often by members of the family — Ge 18:8; Lu 10:40; Joh
12:2

Invitations to

Often addressed to many. — Lu 14:16

Often only to relatives and friends. — 1Ki 1:9; Lu 14:12

Often by the master in person. — 2Sa 13:24; Es 5:4; Zep 1:7; Lu
7:36

Repeated through servants when all things were ready. — Pr
9:1-5; Lu 14:17

Should be sent to the poor, &c. — De 14:29; Lu 14:13

Often given in

The house. — Lu 5:29

The air, besides fountains. — 1Ki 1:9

The court of the house. — Es 1:5,6; Lu 7:36,37

The upper room or guest chamber. — Mr 14:14,15

Guests at

Saluted by the master. — Lu 7:45

Usually anointed. — Ps 23:5; Lu 7:46

Had their feet washed when they came a distance. — Ge 18:4;
43:24; Lu 7:38,44

Arranged according to rank. — Ge 43:33; 1Sa 9:22; Lu 14:10

Often had separate dishes. — Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:4

Often ate from the same dish. — Mt 26:23

Forwardness to take chief seats at, condemned — Mt 23:6; Lu
14:7,8

A choice portion reserved in, for principal guests — Ge 43:34;
1Sa 1:5; 9:23,24

Custom of presenting the sop at, to one of the guests, alluded
to — Joh 13:26

Portions of, often sent to the absent — 2Sa 11:8; Ne 8:10; Es
9:19

Offence given by refusing to go to — Lu 14:18,24

Anxiety to have many guests at, alluded to — Lu 14:22,23

Men and women did not usually meet at — Es 1:8,9; Mr 6:21; Mt
14:11

None admitted to, after the master had risen and shut the door
— Lu 13:24,25

Began with thanksgiving — 1Sa 9:13; Mr 8:6

Concluded with a hymn — Mr 14:26

None asked to eat or drink more than he liked at — Es 1:8

Music and dancing often introduced at — Am 6:5; Mr 6:22; Lu
15:25

Often scenes of great intemperance — 1Sa 25:36; Da 5:3,4; Ho
7:5

Given by the guests in return — Job 1:4; Lu 14:12

Envy


Forbidden — Pr 3:31; Ro 13:13

Produced by foolish disputation — 1Ti 6:4

Excited by good deeds of others — Ec 4:4

A work of the flesh — Ga 5:21; Jas 4:5

Hurtful to the envious — Job 5:2; Pr 14:30

None can stand before — Pr 27:4

A proof of carnal-mindedness — 1Co 3:1,3

Inconsistent with the gospel — Jas 3:14

Hinders growth in grace — 1Pe 2:1,2

The wicked

Are full of. — Ro 1:29

Live in. — Tit 3:3

Leads to every evil work — Jas 3:16

Prosperity of the wicked should not excite — Ps 37:1,35;
73:3,17-20

Punishment of — Isa 26:11

Exemplified

Cain. — Ge 4:5

Philistines. — Ge 26:14

Laban’s sons. — Ge 31:1

Joseph’s brethren. — Ge 37:11

Joshua. — Nu 11:28,29

Aaron, &c. — Nu 12:2

Korah, &c. — Nu 16:3; Ps 106:16

Saul. — 1Sa 18:8

Sanballat, &c. — Ne 2:10

Haman. — Es 5:13

Edomites. — Eze 35:11

Princes of Babylon. — Da 6:3,4

Chief Priests. — Mr 15:10

Jews. — Ac 13:45; 17:5

Ephod, The


The emblem of the priestly office — Ho 3:4

Worn by

The high priest. — 1Sa 2:28; 14:3

Ordinary priests. — 1Sa 22:18

Persons engaged in the service of God. — 1Sa 2:18; 2Sa 6:14

Generally of linen. — 1Sa 2:18; 2Sa 6:14

For the high priest

Commanded to be made. — Ex 28:4

Made of offerings of the people. — Ex 25:4,7

Made of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, &c. — Ex 28:6; 29:2,3

Shoulders of, joined by onyx stones engraved with names of the
twelve tribes of Israel. — Ex 28:7,9-12; 39:4,6,7

Had a girdle of curious work. — Ex 28:8

Breastplate of judgment inseparably united to. — Ex 28:25-28;
39:20,21

Worn over the robe. — Ex 28:31; Le 8:7

Fastened on with its own girdle. — Le 8:7

Worn or held by him when consulted. — 1Sa 23:6,9-12; 30:7,8

Used by idolatrous priests. — Jdj 8:27; 17:5; 18:14

Israel deprived of, for sin. — Ho 3:4

Ephraim, Tribe Of


Descended from Joseph’s second son adopted by Jacob — Ge 41:52;
48:5

Predictions respecting — Ge 48:20; De 33:13-17

Persons selected from

To number the people. — Nu 1:10

To spy out the land. — Nu 13:8

To divide the land. — Nu 34:24

Strength of, on leaving Egypt — Nu 1:32,33

Led the third division of Israel — Nu 10:22

Encamped west of the tabernacle — Nu 2:18

Offering of, at the dedication — Nu 7:48-53

Families of — Nu 26:35,36

Strength of, on entering Canaan — Nu 26:37

On Gerizim, said amen to blessings — De 27:12

Bounds of its inheritance — Jos 16:5-9

Could not drive out the Canaanites but made them tributary —
Jos 16:10; Jdj 1:29

Assisted

Manasseh in taking Bethel. — Jdj 1:22-25

Deborah and Barak against Sisera. — Jdj 5:14

Gideon against Midian. — Jdj 7:24,25

Remonstrated with Gideon for not calling them sooner against
Midian — Jdj 8:1-3

Quarrelled with Jephthah for not seeking their aid against Ammon
— Jdj 12:1-4

Defeated and many slain — Jdj 12:5,6

Some of, at coronation of David — 1Ch 12:30

Officers appointed over, by David — 1Ch 27:10,20

The leading tribe of the kingdom of Israel — Isa 7:2-17; Jer
31:9,20

Many of, joined Judah under Asa — 2Ch 15:9

Many of, joined in Hezekiah’s passover and reformation — 2Ch
30:18; 31:1

The tabernacle continued a long time in Shiloh, a city of — Jos
18:1; 19:51

One of Jeroboam’s calves set up in Bethel, a city of — 1Ki
12:29

Remarkable persons of

Joshua. — Nu 13:8; Jos 1:1

Abdon. — Jdj 12:13-15

Zichri. — 2Ch 28:7

Euphrates, The


A branch of the river of Eden — Ge 2:14

Called

The river. — Ex 23:31; Ne 2:7; Ps 72:8

The great river. — Ge 15:18; De 1:7

The flood. — Jos 24:2

Waters of, considered wholesome — Jer 2:18

Often overflowed its banks — Isa 8:7,8

Assyria bounded by — 2Ki 23:29; Isa 7:20

Babylon situated on — Jer 51:13,36

Extreme eastern boundary of the promised land — Ge 15:18; De
1:7; 11:24

Egyptian army destroyed at — Jer 46:2,6,10

Frequented by the captive Jews — Ps 137:1

Captivity of Judah represented by the marring of Jeremiah’s
girdle in — Jer 13:3-9

Prophecies respecting Babylon thrown into, as a sign — Jer
51:63

Shall be the scene of future judgments — Re 16:12

Evening, The


The day originally began with — Ge 1:5

Divided into two, commencing at 3 o’clock, and sunset — Ex
12:6; Nu 9:3

Called

Even. — Ge 19:1; De 28:67

Eventide. — Jos 8:29; Ac 4:3

Cool of the day. — Ge 3:8

Stretches out its shadows — Jer 6:4

The outgoings of, praise God — Ps 65:8

Man ceases from labour in — Ru 2:17; Ps 104:23

Wild beasts come forth in — Ps 59:6,14; Jer 5:6

A season for

Meditation. — Ge 24:63

Prayer. — Ps 55:17; Mt 14:15,23

Exercise. — 2Sa 11:2

Taking food. — Mr 14:17,18; Lu 24:29,30

Humiliation often continued until — Jos 7:6; Jdj 20:23,26;
21:2; Ezr 9:4,5

Custom of sitting at the gates in — Ge 19:1

All defiled persons uncleaned until — Le 11:24-28; 15:5-7;
17:15; Nu 19:19

Part of the daily sacrifice offered in — Ex 29:41; Ps 141:2; Da
9:21

Paschal lamb killed in — Ex 12:6,18

The golden candlestick lighted in — Ex 27:21; 30:8

The sky red in, a token of fair weather — Mt 16:2

Example of Christ, The


Is perfect — Heb 7:26

Conformity to, required in

Holiness. — 1Pe 1:15,16; Ro 1:6

Righteousness. — 1Jo 2:6

Purity. — 1Jo 3:3

Love. — Joh 13:34; Eph 5:2; 1Jo 3:16

Humility. — Lu 22:27; Php 2:5,7

Meekness. — Mt 11:29

Obedience. — Joh 15:10

Self-denial. — Mt 16:24; Ro 15:3

Ministering to others. — Mt 20:28; Joh 13:14,15

Benevolence. — Ac 20:35; 2Co 8:7,9

Forgiving injuries. — Col 3:13

Overcoming the world. — Joh 16:33; 1Jo 5:4

Being not of the world. — Joh 17:16

Being guileless. — 1Pe 2:21-22

Suffering wrongfully. — 1Pe 2:21-23

Suffering for righteousness. — Heb 12:3,4

Saints predestinated to follow — Ro 8:29

Conformity to, progressive — 2Co 3:18

Excellency and Glory of Christ, The


As God — Joh 1:1-5; Php 2:6,9,10

As the Son of God — Mt 3:17; Heb 1:6,8

As one with the Father — Joh 10:30,38

As the First-born — Col 1:15,18

As the First-begotten — Heb 1:6

As Lord of lords, &c — Re 17:14

As the image of God — Col 1:15; Heb 1:3

As creator — Joh 1:3; Col 1:16; Heb 1:2

As the Blessed of God — Ps 45:2

As Mediator — 1Ti 2:5; Heb 8:6

As Prophet — De 18:15,16; Ac 3:22

As Priest — Ps 110:4; Heb 4:15

As King — Isa 6:1-5; Joh 12:41

As Judge — Mt 16:27; 25:31,33

As Shepherd — Isa 40:10,11; Joh 10:11,14

As Head of the Church — Eph 1:22

As the true Light — Lu 1:78,79; Joh 1:4,9

As the foundation of the Church — Isa 28:16

As the way — Joh 14:6; Heb 10:19,20

As the truth — 1Jo 5:20; Re 3:7

As the life — Joh 11:25; Col 3:4; 1Jo 5:11

As incarnate — Joh 1:14

In his words — Lu 4:22; Joh 7:46

In his works — Mt 13:54; Joh 2:11

In his sinless perfection — Heb 7:26-28

In the fulness of his grace and truth — Ps 45:2; Joh 1:14

In his transfiguration — Mt 17:2; 2Pe 1:16-18

In his exaltation — Ac 7:55,56; Eph 1:21

In the calling of the Gentiles — Ps 72:17; Joh 12:21,23

In the restoration of the Jews — Ps 102:16

In his triumph — Isa 63:1-3; Re 19:11,16

Followed his sufferings — 1Pe 1:10,11

Followed his resurrection — 1Pe 1:21

Is unchangeable — Heb 1:10-12

Is incomparable — Song 5:10; Php 2:9

Imparted to saints — Joh 17:22; 2Co 3:18

Celebrated by the redeemed — Re 5:8-14; 7:9-12

Revealed in the gospel — Isa 40:5

Saints shall rejoice at the revelation of — 1Pe 4:13

Saints shall behold, in heaven — Joh 17:24

Excellency and Glory of the Church, The


Derived from God — Isa 28:5

Derived from Christ — Isa 60:1; Lu 2:34

Result from the favour of God — Isa 43:4

God delights in — Ps 45:11; Isa 62:3-5

Saints delight in — Isa 66:11

Consist in its

Being the seat of God’s worship. — Ps 96:6

Being the temple of God. — 1Co 3:16,17; Eph 2:21,22

Being the body of Christ. — Eph 1:22,23

Being the bride of Christ. — Ps 45:13,14; Re 19:7,8; 21:2

Being established. — Ps 48:8; Isa 33:20

Eminent position. — Ps 48:2; Isa 2:2

Graces of character. — Song 2:14

Perfection of beauty. — Ps 50:2

Members being righteous. — Isa 60:21; Re 19:8

Strength and defence. — Ps 48:12,13

Sanctification. — Eph 5:26,27

Augmented by increase of its members — Isa 49:18; 60:4-14

Are abundant — Isa 66:11

Sin obscures — La 2:14,15

Eye, The


The light of the body — Mt 6:22; Lu 11:34

God

Made. — Pr 20:12

Formed. — Ps 94:9

Opens. — 2Ki 6:17; Ps 146:8

Enlightens. — Ezr 9:8; Ps 13:3

Frequently fair — 1Sa 16:12

Sometimes tender — Ge 29:17

Sometimes blemished — Le 21:20

Parts of mentioned in scripture

The apple or ball. — De 32:10

The lid. — Job 16:16

The brow. — Le 14:9

Actions of, mentioned in scripture

Seeing. — Job 7:8; 28:10

Winking. — Pr 10:1

Weeping. — Job 16:20; Ps 88:9; La 1:16

Directing. — Nu 10:31; Ps 32:8

The light of, rejoices the heart — Pr 15:30

Not satisfied with seeing — Pr 27:20; Ec 1:8

Not satisfied with riches — Ec 4:8

Not evil thing to be set before — Ps 101:3

A guard to be set on — Job 31:1; Pr 23:31

Made red by wine — Ge 49:12; Pr 23:29

Grows dim by sorrow — Job 17:7

Grows dim by age — Ge 27:1; 1Sa 3:2

Consumed by grief — Ps 6:7; 31:9

Consumed by sickness — Le 26:16

The Jews

Wore their phylacteries between. — Ex 13:16; Mt 23:5

Not to make baldness between. — De 14:1

Raised up, in prayer. — Ps 121:1; 123:1

Cast, on the ground in humiliation. — Lu 18:13

The Jewish women often painted — 2Ki 9:30; Jer 4:30; Eze 23:40

Often put out as a punishment — Jdj 16:21; 1Sa 11:2; 2Ki 25:7

Punishment for injuring — Ex 21:24,26; Le 24:20; Mt 5:38

Illustrative

Of the mind. — Mt 6:22,23

(Open,) of spiritual illumination. — Ps 119:18,37

(Anointing with eyesalve,) of healing by the Spirit. — Re 3:18

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