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

Alphabetical Listings

Faith


Is the substance of things hoped for — Heb 11:1

Is the evidence of things not seen — Heb 11:1

Commanded — Mt 11:22; 1Jo 3:23

The objects of, are

God. — Joh 14:1

Christ. — Joh 6:29; Ac 20:21

Writings of Moses. — Joh 5:46; Ac 24:14

Writings of the prophets. — 2Ch 20:20; Ac 26:27

The gospel. — Mr 1:15

Promises of God. — Ro 4:21; Heb 11:13

In Christ is

The gift of God. — Ro 12:3; Eph 2:8; 6:23; Php 1:29

The work of God. — Ac 11:21; 1Co 2:5

Precious. — 2Pe 1:1

Most holy. — Jude 1:20

Fruitful. — 1Th 1:3

Accompanied by repentance. — Mr 1:15; Lu 24:47

Followed by conversion. — Ac 11:21

Christ is the Author and Finisher of — Heb 12:2

Is a gift of the Holy Spirit — 1Co 12:9

The Scriptures designed to produce — Joh 20:31; 2Ti 3:15

Preaching designed to produce — Joh 17:20; Ac 8:12; Ro
10:14,15,17; 1Co 3:5

Through it is

Remission of sins. — Ac 10:43; Ro 3:25

Justification. — Ac 13:39; Ro 3:21,22,28,30; 5:1; Ga 2:16

Salvation. — Mr 16:16; Ac 16:31

Sanctification. — Ac 15:9; 26:18

Spiritual light. — Joh 12:36,46

Spiritual life. — Joh 20:31; Ga 2:20

Eternal life. — Joh 3:15,16; 6:40,47

Rest in heaven. — Heb 4:3

Edification. — 1Ti 1:4; Jude 1:20

Preservation. — 1Pe 1:5

Adoption. — Joh 1:12; Ga 3:26

Access to God. — Ro 5:2; Eph 3:12

Inheritance of the promises. — Ga 3:22; Heb 6:12

The gift of the Holy Spirit. — Ac 11:15-17; Ga 3:14; Eph 1:13

Impossible to please God without — Heb 11:6

Justification is by, to be of grace — Ro 4:16

Essential to the profitable reception of the gospel — Heb 4:2

Necessary in the Christian warfare — 1Ti 1:18,19; 6:12

The gospel effectual in those who have — 1Th 2:13

Excludes self-justification — Ro 10:3,4

Excludes boasting — Ro 3:27

Works by love — Ga 5:6; 1Ti 1:5; Phm 1:5

Produces

Hope. — Ro 5:2

Joy. — Ac 16:34; 1Pe 1:8

Peace. — Ro 15:13

Confidence. — Isa 28:16; 1Pe 2:6

Boldness in preaching. — Ps 116:10; 2Co 4:13

Christ is precious to those having. — 1Pe 2:7

Christ dwells in the heart by. — Eph 3:17

Necessary in prayer. — Mt 21:22; Jas 1:6

Those who are not Christ’s have not. — Joh 10:26,27

An evidence of the new birth. — 1Jo 5:1

By it saints

Live. — Ga 2:20

Stand. — Ro 11:20; 2Co 1:24

Walk. — Ro 4:12; 2Co 5:7

Obtain a good report. — Heb 11:2

Overcome the world. — 1Jo 5:4,5

Resist the devil. — 1Pe 5:9

Overcome the devil. — Eph 6:16

Are supported. — Ps 27:13; 1Ti 4:10

Saints die in — Heb 11:13

Saints should

Be sincere in. — 1Ti 1:5; 2Ti 1:5

Abound in. — 2Co 8:7

Continue in. — Ac 14:22; Col 1:23

Be strong in. — Ro 4:20-24

Stand fast in. — 1Co 16:13

Be grounded and settled in. — Col 1:23

Hold, with a good conscience. — 1Ti 1:19

Pray for the increase of. — Lu 17:5

Have full assurance of. — 2Ti 1:12; Heb 10:22

True, evidenced by its fruits — Jas 2:21-25

Without fruits, is dead — Jas 2:17,20,26

Examine whether you be in — 2Co 13:5

All difficulties overcome by — Mt 17:20; 21:21; Mr 9:23

All things should be done in — Ro 14:22

Whatever is not of, is sin — Ro 14:23

Often tried by affliction — 1Pe 1:6,7

Trial of, works patience — Jas 1:3

The wicked often profess — Ac 8:13,21

The wicked destitute of — Joh 10:25; 12:37; Ac 19:9; 2Th 3:2

Protection of, illustrated

A shield. — Eph 6:16

A breastplate. — 1Th 5:8

Exemplified

Caleb. — Nu 13:30

Job. — Job 19:25

Shadrach, & c. — Da 3:17

Daniel. — Da 6:10,23

Peter. — Mt 16:16

Woman who was a sinner. — Lu 7:50

Nathanael. — Joh 1:49

Samaritans. — Joh 4:39

Martha. — Joh 11:27

The Disciples. — Joh 16:30

Thomas. — Joh 20:28

Stephen. — Ac 6:5

Priests. — Ac 6:7

Ethiopian. — Ac 8:37

Barnabas. — Ac 11:24

Sergius Paulus. — Ac 13:12

Philippian jailor. — Ac 16:31,34

Romans. — Ro 1:8

Colossians. — Col 1:4

Thessalonians. — 1Th 1:3

Lois. — 2Ti 1:5

Paul. — 2Ti 4:7

Abel. — Heb 11:4

Enoch. — Heb 11:5

Noah. — Heb 11:7

Abraham. — Heb 11:8,17

Isaac. — Heb 11:20

Jacob. — Heb 11:21

Joseph. — Heb 11:22

Moses. — Heb 11:24,27

Rahab. — Heb 11:31

Gideon & c. — Heb 11:32,33,39

Faithfulness


A characteristic of saints — Eph 1:1; Col 1:2; 1Ti 6:2; Re
17:14

Exhibited in

The service of God. — Mt 24:45

Declaring the word of God. — Jer 23:28; 2Co 2:17; 4:2

The care of dedicated things. — 2Ch 31:12

Helping the brethren. — 3Jo 1:5

Bearing witness. — Pr 14:5

Reproving others. — Pr 27:6; Ps 141:5

Situations of trust. — 2Ki 12:15; Ne 13:13; Ac 6:1-3

Doing work. — 2Ch 34:12

Keeping secrets. — Pr 11:13

Conveying messages. — Pr 13:17; 25:13

All things. — 1Ti 3:11

The smallest matters. — Lu 16:10-12

Should be to death — Re 2:10

Especially required in

Ministers. — 1Co 4:2; 2Ti 2:2

The wives of ministers. — 1Ti 3:11

The children of ministers. — Tit 1:6

Difficulty of finding — Pr 20:6

The wicked devoid of — Ps 5:9

Associate with those who exhibit — Ps 101:6

Blessedness of — 1Sa 26:23; Pr 28:20

Blessedness of, illustrated — Mt 24:45,46; 25:21,23

Exemplified

Joseph. — Ge 39:22,23

Moses. — Nu 12:7; Heb 3:2,5

David. — 1Sa 22:14

Hananiah. — Ne 7:2

Abraham. — Ne 9:8; Ga 3:9

Daniel. — Da 6:4

Paul. — Ac 20:20,27

Timothy. — 1Co 4:17

Tychicus. — Eph 6:21

Epaphras. — Col 1:7

Onesimus. — Col 4:9

Silvanus. — 1Pe 5:12

Antipas. — Re 2:13

Faithfulness of God, The


Is part of his character — Isa 49:7; 1Co 1:9; 1Th 5:24

Declared to be

Great. — La 3:23

Established. — Ps 89:2

Incomparable. — Ps 89:8

Unfailing. — Ps 89:33; 2Ti 2:13

Infinite. — Ps 36:5

Everlasting. — Ps 119:90; 146:6

Should be pleaded in prayer — Ps 143:1

Should be proclaimed — Ps 40:10; 89:1

Manifested

In his counsels. — Isa 25:1

In afflicting his saints. — Ps 119:75

In fulfilling his promises. — 1Ki 8:20; Ps 132:11; Mic 7:20;
Heb 10:23

In keeping his covenant. — De 7:9; Ps 111:5

In executing his judgments. — Jer 23:20; 51:29

In forgiving sins. — 1Jo 1:9

To his saints. — Ps 89:24; 2Th 3:3

Saints encouraged to depend on. — 1Pe 4:19

Should be magnified. — Ps 89:5; 92:2

Fall of Man, The


By the disobedience of Adam — Ge 3:6,11,12; Ro 5:12,15,19

Through temptation of the devil — Ge 3:1-5; 2Co 11:3; 1Ti 2:14

Man in consequence of

Made in the image of Adam. — Ge 5:3; 1Co 15:48,49

Born in sin. — Job 15:14; 25:4; Ps 51:5; Isa 48:8; Joh 3:6

A child of wrath. — Eph 2:3

Evil in heart. — Ge 6:5; 8:21; Jer 16:12; Mt 15:19

Blinded in heart. — Eph 4:18

Corrupt and perverse in his ways. — Ge 6:12; Ps 10:5; Ro
3:12-16

Depraved in mind. — Ro 8:5-7; Eph 4:17; Col 1:21; Tit 1:15

Without understanding. — Ps 14:2,3; Ro 3:11; 1:31

Receives no the things of God. — 1Co 2:14

Comes short of God’s glory. — Ro 3:23

Defiled in conscience. — Tit 1:15; Heb 10:22

Intractable. — Job 11:12

Estranged from God. — Ge 3:8; Ps 58:3; Eph 4:18; Col 1:21

In bondage to sin. — Ro 6:19; 7:5,23; Ga 5:17; Tit 3:3

In bondage to the devil. — 2Ti 2:26; Heb 2:14,15

Constant in evil. — Ps 10:5; 2Pe 2:14

Conscious of guilt. — Ge 3:7,8,10

Unrighteous. — Ec 7:20; Ro 3:10

Abominable. — Job 15:16; Ps 14:3

Turned to his own way. — Isa 53:6

Loves darkness. — Joh 3:19

Corrupt & c in speech. — Ro 3:13,14

Devoid of the fear of God. — Ro 3:18

Totally depraved. — Ge 6:5; Ro 7:18

Dead in sin — Eph 2:1; Col 2:13

All men partake of the effects of — 1Ki 8:46; Ga 3:22; 1Jo 1:8;
5:19

Punishment consequent upon

Banishment from Paradise. — Ge 3:24

Condemnation to labour and sorrow. — Ge 3:16,19; Job 5:6,7

Temporal death. — Ge 3:19; Ro 5:12; 1Co 15:22

Eternal death. — Job 21:30; Ro 5:18,21; 6:23

Cannot be remedied by man — Pr 20:9; Jer 2:22; 13:23

Remedy for, provided by God — Ge 3:15; Joh 3:16

Families


Of saints blessed — Ps 128:3-6

Should

Be taught the Scriptures. — De 4:9,10

Worship God together. — 1Co 16:19

Be duly regulated. — Pr 31:27; 1Ti 3:4,5,12

Live in unity. — Ge 45:24; Ps 133:1

Live in mutual forbearance. — Ge 50:17-21; Mt 18:21,22

Rejoice together before God. — De 14:26

Deceivers and liars should be removed from — Ps 101:7

Warning against departing from God — De 29:18

Punishment of irreligious — Jer 10:25

Good — Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 18:19

Jacob. — Ge 35:2

Joshua. — Jos 24:15

David. — 2Sa 6:20

Job. — Job 1:5

Lazarus of Bethany. — Joh 11:1-5

Cornelius. — Ac 10:2,33

Lydia. — Ac 16:15

Jailor of Philippi. — Ac 16:31-34

Crispus. — Ac 18:8

Lois. — 2Ti 1:5

Famine

Sent by God — Ps 10:16

Often on account of sin — Le 26:21,26; La 4:4-6

One of God’s four sore judgments — Eze 14:21

Caused by

God’s blessing withheld. — Ho 2:8,9; Hag 1:6

Want of seasonable rain. — 1Ki 17:1; Jer 14:1-4; Am 4:7

Rotting of the seed in the ground. — Joe 1:17

Swarms of insects. — De 28:38,42; Joe 1:4

Blasting and mildew. — Am 4:9; Hag 2:17

Devastation by enemies. — De 28:33,51

Often long continued — Ge 41:27; 2Ki 8:1,2

Often severe — Ge 12:10; 1Ki 18:2; Jer 52:6

Expressed by

Taking away the stay of bread, — Isa 3:1

Cleanness of Teeth. — Am 4:6

The arrows of famine. — Eze 5:16

Often accompanied by war — Jer 14:15; 29:18

Often followed by pestilence — Jer 42:17; Eze 7:15; Mt 24:7

Things eaten during

Wild herbs. — 2Ki 4:39,40

Ass’s flesh. — 2Ki 6:25

Dung. — 2Ki 6:25; La 4:5

Human flesh. — Le 26:29; 2Ki 6:28,29

Provisions sold by weight during — Eze 4:16

Suffering of brute creation from — Jer 14:5,6

Caused

Burning and fever. — De 32:24

Blackness of the skin. — La 4:8; 5:10

Grief and mourning. — Joe 1:11-13

Faintness. — Ge 47:13

Wasting of the body. — La 4:8; Eze 4:17

Death. — 2Ki 7:4; Jer 11:22

God provided for his people during — 1Ki 17:4,9; Job 5:20; Ps
33:19; 37:19

Instances of, in scripture

In the days of Abraham. — Ge 12:10

In the days of Isaac. — Ge 26:1

In the days of Joseph. — Ge 41:53-56

In the day of the Judges. — Ru 1:1

In the reign of David. — 2Sa 21:1

In the reign of Ahab. — 1Ki 17:1; 18:5

In the time of Elisha. — 2Ki 4:38

During the siege of Samaria. — 2Ki 6:25

Of seven years foretold by Elisha. — 2Ki 8:1

In the time of Jeremiah. — Jer 14:1

During the siege of Jerusalem. — 2Ki 25:3

After the captivity. — Ne 5:3

In the reign of Claudius Caesar. — Ac 11:28

Before destruction of Jerusalem. — Mt 24:7

The Jews in their restored state not to be afflicted by — Eze
36:29,30

Illustrative of

A dearth of the means of grace. — Am 8:11,12

Destruction of idols. — Zep 2:11

Fasting


Spirit of, explained — Isa 58:6,7

Not to be made a subject of display — Mt 6:16-18

Should be to God — Zec 7:5; Mt 6:18

For the chastening of the soul — Ps 69:10

For the humbling of the soul — Ps 35:13

Observed on occasions of

Judgments of God. — Joe 1:14; 2:12

Public calamities. — 2Sa 1:12

Afflictions of the Church. — Lu 5:33-35

Afflictions of others. — Ps 35:13; Da 6:18

Private afflictions. — 2Sa 12:16

Approaching danger. — Es 4:16

Ordination of ministers. — Ac 13:3; 14:23

Accompanied by

Prayer. — Ezr 8:23; Da 9:3

Confession of sin. — 1Sa 7:6; Ne 9:1,2

Mourning. — Joe 2:12

Humiliation. — De 9:18; Ne 9:1

Promises connected with — Isa 58:8-12; Mt 6:18

Of hypocrites

Described. — Isa 58:4,5

Ostentatious. — Mt 6:16

Boasted of, before God. — Lu 18:12

Rejected. — Isa 58:3; Jer 14:12

Extraordinary Exemplified

Our Lord. — Mt 4:2

Moses. — Ex 34:28; De 9:9,18

Elijah. — 1Ki 19:8

National Exemplified

Israel. — Jdj 20:26; Ezr 8:21; Es 4:3,16; Jer 36:9

Men of Jabesh-gilead. — 1Sa 31:13

Ninevites. — Jon 3:5-8

Of Saints Exemplified

David. — 2Sa 12:16; Ps 109:24

Nehemiah. — Ne 1:4

Esther. — Es 4:16

Daniel. — Da 9:3

Disciples of John. — Mt 9:14

Anna. — Lu 2:37

Cornelius. — Ac 10:30

Christians. — Ac 13:2

Apostles. — 2Co 6:5

Paul. — 2Co 11:27

Of the wicked — Exemplified

Elders of Jezreel. — 1Ki 21:12

Ahab. — 1Ki 21:27

Pharisees. — Mr 2:18; Lu 18:12

Fatherless


Find mercy in God — Ho 14:3

God will

Be a father of. — Ps 68:5

Be a helper of. — Ps 10:14

Hear the cry of. — Ex 22:23

Execute the judgment of. — De 10:18; Ps 10:18

Punish those who oppress. — Ex 22:24; Isa 10:1-3; Mal 3:5

Punish those who judge not. — Jer 5:28,29

Visit in affliction — Jas 1:27

Let them share in our blessings — De 14:29

Defend — Ps 82:3; Isa 1:17

Wrong not, in judgment — De 24:17

Defraud not — Pr 23:10

Afflict not — Ex 22:22

Oppress not — Zec 7:10

Do no violence to — Jer 22:3

Blessedness of taking care of — De 14:29; Job 29:12,13; Jer
7:6,7

The wicked

Rob. — Isa 10:2

Overwhelm. — Job 6:27

Vex. — Eze 22:7

Oppress. — Job 24:3

Murder. — Ps 94:6

Judge not for. — Isa 1:23; Jer 5:28

A curse on those who oppress — De 27:19

Promises with respect to — Jer 49:11

A type of Zion in affliction — La 5:3

Exemplified

Lot. — Ge 11:27,28

Daughters of Zelophehad. — Nu 27:1-5

Jotham. — Jdj 9:16-21

Mephibosheth. — 2Sa 9:3

Joash. — 2Ki 11:1-12

Esther. — Es 2:7

Favour of God, The


Christ the special object of — Lu 2:52

Is the source of

Mercy. — Isa 60:10

Spiritual life. — Ps 30:5

Spiritual wisdom leads to — Pr 8:35

Mercy and truth lead to — Pr 3:3,4

Saints

Obtain. — Pr 12:2

Encompassed by. — Ps 5:12

Strengthened by. — Ps 30:7

Victorious through. — Ps 44:3

Preserved through. — Job 10:12

Exalted in. — Ps 89:17

Sometimes tempted to doubt. — Ps 77:7

Domestic blessings traced to — Pr 18:22

Disappointment of enemies an assured evidence of — Ps 41:11

Given in answer to prayer — Job 33:26

Pray for — Ps 106:4; 119:58

Plead, in prayer — Ex 33:12; Nu 11:15

To be acknowledged — Ps 85:1

The wicked

Uninfluenced by. — Isa 26:10

Do not obtain. — Isa 27:11; Jer 16:13

Exemplified

Naphtali. — De 33:23

Samuel. — 1Sa 2:26

Job. — Job 10:12

The Virgin Mary. — Lu 1:28,30

David. — Ac 7:46

Fear, Godly


God is the object of — Isa 8:13

God is the author of — Jer 32:39,40

Searching the Scriptures gives the understanding of — Pr 2:3-5

Described as

Hatred of evil. — Pr 8:13

Wisdom. — Job 28:28; Ps 111:10

A treasure to saints. — Pr 15:16; Isa 33:6

A fountain of life. — Pr 14:27

Sanctifying. — Ps 19:9

Filial and reverential. — Heb 12:9,28

Commanded — De 13:4; Ps 22:23; Ec 12:13; 1Pe 2:17

Motives to

The holiness of God. — Re 15:4

The greatness of God. — De 10:12,17

The goodness of God. — 1Sa 12:24

The forgiveness of God. — Ps 130:4

Wondrous works of God. — Jos 4:23,24

Judgments of God. — Re 14:7

A characteristic of saints — Mal 3:16

Should accompany the joy of saints — Ps 2:11

Necessary to

The worship of God. — Ps 5:7; 89:7

The service of God. — Ps 2:11; Heb 12:28

Avoiding of sin. — Ex 20:20

Righteous government. — 2Sa 23:3

Impartial administration of justice. — 2Ch 19:6-9

Perfecting holiness. — 2Co 7:1

Those who have

Afford pleasure to God. — Ps 147:11

Are pitied by God. — Ps 103:13

Are accepted of God. — Ac 10:35

Receive mercy from God. — Ps 103:11,17; Lu 1:50

Are blessed. — Ps 112:1; 115:13

Confide in God. — Ps 115:11; Pr 14:26

Depart from evil. — Pr 16:6

Converse together of holy things. — Mal 3:16

Should not fear man. — Isa 8:12,13; Mt 10:28

Desires of, fulfilled by God. — Ps 145:19

Days of, prolonged. — Pr 10:27

Should be

Prayed for. — Ps 86:11

Exhibited in our callings. — Col 3:22

Exhibited in giving a reason for our hope. — 1Pe 3:15

Constantly maintained. — De 14:23; Jos 4:24; Pr 23:17

Taught to others. — Ps 34:11

Advantages of — Pr 15:16; 19:23; Ec 8:12,13

The wicked destitute of — Ps 36:1; Pr 1:29; Jer 2:19; Ro 3:18

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 22:12

Joseph. — Ge 39:9; 42:18

Obadiah. — 1Ki 18:12

Nehemiah. — Ne 5:15

Job. — Job 1:1,8

Christians. — Ac 9:31

Cornelius. — Ac 10:2

Noah. — Heb 11:7

Fear, Unholy


A characteristic of the wicked — Re 21:8

Is described as

A fear of idols. — 2Ki 17:38

A fear of man. — 1Sa 15:24; Joh 9:22

A fear of judgments. — Isa 2:19; Lu 21:26; Re 6:16,17

A fear of future punishment. — Heb 10:27

Overwhelming. — Ex 15:16; Job 15:21,24

Consuming. — Ps 73:19

A guilty conscience leads to — Ge 3:8,10; Ps 53:5; Pr 28:1

Seizes the wicked — Job 15:24; 18:11

Surprises the hypocrite — Isa 33:14,18

The wicked judicially filled with — Le 26:16,17; De 28:65-67;
Jer 49:5

Shall be realised — Pr 1:27; 10:24

God mocks — Pr 1:26

Saints sometimes tempted to — Ps 55:5

Saints delivered from — Pr 1:33; Isa 14:3

Trust in God, a preservative from — Ps 27:1

Exhortations against — Isa 8:12; Joh 14:27

Exemplified

Adam. — Ge 3:10

Cain. — Ge 4:14

Midianites. — Jdj 7:21,22

Philistines. — 1Sa 14:15

Saul. — 1Sa 28:5,20

Adonijah’s guests. — 1Ki 1:49

Haman. — Es 7:6

Ahaz. — Isa 7:2

Belshazzar. — Da 5:6

Pilate. — Joh 19:8

Felix. — Ac 24:25

Feast of Dedication, The


To commemorate the cleansing of the temple after its defilement
by Antiochus — Da 11:31

Held in the winter month, Chisleu — Joh 10:22

Feast of Jubilee, The


Held every fiftieth year — Le 25:8,10

Began upon the day of atonement — Le 25:9

Called the

Year of liberty. — Eze 46:17

Year of the redeemed. — Isa 63:4

Acceptable year. — Isa 61:2

Was specially holy — Le 25:12

Proclaimed by trumpets — Le 25:9; Ps 89:15

Enactments respecting

Cessation of all field labour. — Le 25:11

The fruits of the earth to be common property. — Le 25:12

Redemption of sold property. — Le 25:23-27

Restoration of all inheritances. — Le 25:10,13,28; 27:24

Release of Hebrew servants. — Le 25:40,41,54

Houses in walled cities not redeemed within a year, exempted
from the benefit of — Le 25:30

Sale of property calculated from — Le 25:15,16

Value of devoted property calculated from — Le 27:14-23

Illustrative of the Gospel — Isa 61:1,2; Lu 4:18,19

Feast of the New Moon, The


Held first day of the month — Nu 10:10

Celebrated with blowing of trumpets — Nu 10:10; Ps 81:3,4

Sacrifices at — Nu 28:11-15

A season for

Inquiring of God’s messengers. — 2Ki 4:23

Worship in God’s house. — Isa 66:23; Eze 46:1

Entertainments. — 1Sa 20:5,18

Observed with great solemnity — 1Ch 23:31; 2Ch 2:4; 8:13; 31:3

Restored after captivity — Ezr 3:5; Ne 10:33

Mere outward observance of, hateful to God — Isa 1:13,14

Disliked by the ungodly — Am 8:5

The Jews deprived of, for sin — Ho 2:11

Observance of, by Christians, condemned — Col 2:16; Ga 4:10

Feast of Pentecost, The


Held fiftieth day after offering first sheaf of barley harvest
— Le 23:15,16; De 16:9

Called the

Feast of harvest. — Ex 23:16

Feast of weeks. — Ex 34:22; De 16:10

Day of the first fruits. — Nu 28:26

Day of Pentecost. — Ac 2:1

To be perpetually observed — Le 23:21

All males to attend — Ex 23:16,17; De 16:16

A holy convocation — Le 23:21; Nu 28:26

A time of holy rejoicing — De 16:11,12

The first fruits of bread presented at — Le 23:17; De 16:10

Sacrifices at — Le 23:18,19; Nu 28:27-31

The law given from Mount Sinai upon — Ex 12:6,12; 19:1,11

The Holy Spirit given to apostles at — Ac 2:1-3

Observed by the church — Ac 20:16; 1Co 16:8

Feast of Purim, or Lots, The


Instituted by Mordecai — Es 9:20

To commemorate the defeat of Haman’s wicked design — Es 3:7-15;
9:24-26

Began fourteenth of twelfth month — Es 9:17

Lasted two days — Es 9:21

Mode of celebrating — Es 9:17-19,22

The Jews bound themselves to keep — Es 9:27,28

Confirmed by royal authority — Es 9:29-32

Feast of Sabbatical Year, The


A sabbath for the land — Le 25:2

Kept every seventh year — Ex 23:11; Le 25:4

Surplus of sixth year to provide for — Le 25:20-22

Enactments respecting

Cessation of all field labour. — Le 25:4,5

The fruits of the earth to be common property. — Ex 23:11; Le
25:6,7

Remission of debts. — De 15:1-3; Ne 10:31

Release of all Hebrew servants. — Ex 21:2; De 15:12

Public reading of the law at feast of tabernacles. — De
31:10-13

No release to strangers during. — De 15:3

Release of, not to hinder the exercise of benevolence — De
15:9-11

Jews threatened for neglecting — Le 26:34,35,43; Jer 34:13-18

The seventy years captivity a punishment for neglecting — 2Ch
36:20,21

Restored after the captivity — Ne 10:31

Feast of Tabernacles, The


Held after harvest and vintage — De 16:13

Began fifteenth of seventh month — Le 23:34,39

Lasted seven days — Le 23:34,41; De 16:13,15

Called the feast of ingathering — Ex 23:16,17

All males obliged to appear at — Ex 23:16,17

First and last days of, holy convocations — Le 23:35,39; Nu
29:12,35

Sacrifices during — Le 23:36,37; Nu 29:13-39

To be observed

With rejoicing. — De 16:14,15

Perpetually. — Le 23:41

The people dwelt in booths during — Le 23:42; Ne 8:15,16

The law publicly read every seventh year at — De 31:10-12; Ne
8:18

Customs observed at

Bearing branches of palms. — Le 23:40; Re 7:9

Drawing water from the pool of Siloam. — Isa 12:3; Joh
7:2,37-39

Singing hosannas. — Ps 118:24-29; Mt 21:8,9

To commemorate the sojourn of Israel in the desert — Le 23:43

Remarkable celebrations of

At the dedication of Solomon’s temple. — 1Ki 8:2,65

After the captivity. — Ex 3:4; Ne 8:17

Feast of the Passover, The


Ordained by God — Ex 12:1,2

Commenced the fourteenth of the first month at even — Ex
12:2,6,18; Le 23:5; Nu 9:3

Lasted seven days — Ex 12:15; Le 23:6

Called the

Passover. — Nu 9:5; Joh 2:23

Jew’s passover. — Joh 2:13; 11:55

Lord’s passover. — Ex 12:11,27

Feast of unleavened bread. — Mr 14:1; Lu 22:1

Days of unleavened bread. — Ac 12:3; 20:6

All males to appear at — Ex 23:17; De 16:16

Paschal lamb eaten first day of — Ex 12:6,8

Unleavened bread eaten at — Ex 12:15; De 16:3

Leaven

Not to be in their houses during. — Ex 12:19

Not to be in any of their quarters. — Ex 13:7; De 16:4

Nothing with, to be eaten. — Ex 12:20

Punishment for eating. — Ex 12:15,19

First and last days of, holy convocations — Ex 12:16; Nu
28:18,25

Sacrifices during — Le 23:8; Nu 28:19-24

The first sheaf of barley harvest offered the day after the
Sabbath in — Le 23:10-14

To commemorate the

Passing over the first-born. — Ex 12:12,13

Deliverance of Israel from bondage of Egypt. — Ex 12:17,42;
13:9; De 16:3

To be perpetually observed during the Mosaic age — Ex 12:14;
13:10

Children to be taught the nature and design of — Ex 12:26,27;
13:8

Purification necessary to the due observance of — 2Ch 30:15-19;
Joh 11:55

Might be kept in the second month by those who were unclean at
the appointed time — Nu 9:6-11; 2Ch 30:2,3,15

No uncircumcised person to keep — Ex 12:43,45

Strangers and servants when circumcised might keep — Ex
12:44,48

Neglect of, punished with death — Nu 9:13

Improper keeping of, punished — 2Ch 30:18,20

Remarkable celebrations of

On leaving Egypt. — Ex 12:28,50

In the wilderness of Sinai. — Nu 9:3-5

On entering the land of promise. — Jos 5:10,11

In Hezekiah’s reign. — 2Ch 30:1

In Josiah’s reign. — 2Ki 23:22,23; 2Ch 35:1,18

After the captivity. — Ezr 6:19,20

Before the death of Christ. — Lu 22:15

Moses kept through faith — Heb 11:28

Christ always observed — Mt 26:17-20; Lu 22:15; Joh 2:13,23

The people of Jerusalem lent their rooms to strangers for — Lu
22:11,12

The Lord’s Supper instituted at — Mt 26:26-28

Custom of releasing a prisoner at — Mt 27:15; Lu 23:16,17

The Sabbath in, a high day — Joh 19:31

The day before the Sabbath in, called the preparation — Joh
19:14,31

Illustrative of redemption through Christ — 1Co 5:7,8

Feasts of Trumpets, The


Held the first day of seventh month — Le 23:24; Nu 29:1

A memorial of blowing of trumpets — Le 23:24

A holy convocation and rest — Le 23:24,25

Sacrifices at — Nu 29:2-6

Feasts, the Anniversary


Instituted by God — Ex 23:14

Enumerated — Ex 23:15,16

Called

Appointed feasts. — Isa 1:14

Feasts of the Lord. — Le 23:4

Solemn feasts. — 2Ch 8:13; La 1:4

Solemn meetings. — Isa 1:13

Were a time of thankfulness — Ps 122:4

All males to attend — Ex 23:17; 34:23

Children commenced attending, when twelve years old — Lu 2:42

Females often attended — 1Sa 1:3,9; Lu 2:41

The Jews attended gladly — Ps 122:1,2

The Jews went up to, in large companies — Ps 42:4; Lu 2:44

The dangers and difficulties encountered in going up to, alluded
to — Ps 84:6,7

The land divinely protected during — Ex 34:24

Offerings to made at — Ex 34:20; De 16:16,17

Were seasons of

Joy and gladness. — Ps 42:4; Isa 30:20

Sacrificing. — 1Sa 1:3; 1Ki 9:25; 2Ch 8:13

Entertainments. — 1Sa 1:4,9

The ten tribes seduced by Jeroboam from attending. — 1Ki 12:27

The Jews dispersed in distant parts often attended. — Ac
2:5-11; 8:27

Christ attended. — Joh 5:1; 7:10

Rendered unavailing by the impiety of the Jews. — Isa 1:13,14;
Am 5:21

Illustrative of general assembly of the church. — Heb 12:23

Feet, The


Necessary members of the body — 1Co 12:15,21

Parts of, mentioned in scripture

Heel. — Ps 41:9; 49:5; Ho 12:3

Sole. — De 11:24; 1Ki 5:3

Toes. — Ex 29:20; 2Sa 21:20; Da 2:41

Often swift — 2Sa 2:18; 22:34

Were liable to

Disease. — 1Ki 15:23

Swelling from walking. — De 8:4

Injury from stones, & c. — Ps 91:12

Early use of shoes — Ex 12:11

Of women often adorned with tingling ornaments — Isa 3:16,18

Of the Jews

Neglected in affliction. — 2Sa 19:24; Eze 24:17

Bare in affliction. — 2Sa 15:30

Washed frequently. — 2Sa 11:8; Song 5:3

Stamped on the ground in extreme joy or grief — Eze 6:11; 25:6

Washing for others, a menial office — 1Sa 25:41; Joh 13:5-14

Of strangers and travellers washed — Ge 18:4; 19:2; 24:32; 1Ti
5:10

Neglect of washing, disrespectful to guest — Lu 7:44

Respect exhibited by falling at — 1Sa 25:24; 2Ki 4:37; Es 8:3;
Mr 5:22; Ac 10:25

Reverence expressed by kissing — Lu 7:38,45

Sleep expressed by covering — 1Sa 24:3

Subjection expressed by licking the dust of — Isa 49:23

Condemnation expressed by shaking the dust from — Mt 10:14; Mr
6:11

Subjugation of enemies expressed by placing on their necks —
Jos 10:24; Ps 110:1

Origin of uncovering in consecrated places — Ex 3:5; Jos 5:15

Of enemies often maimed and cut off — Jdj 1:6,7; 2Sa 4:12

Of criminals

Bound with fetters. — Ps 105:18

Placed in stocks. — Job 13:27; Ac 16:24

Path of, to be pondered — Pr 4:26

To be refrained from evil — Pr 1:15; Heb 12:13

To be turned to God’s testimonies — Ps 119:59

To be directed by God’s word — Ps 119:105

To be guided by wisdom and discretion — Pr 3:21,23,26

Of the wicked

Swift to mischief. — Pr 6:18

Swift to shed blood. — Pr 1:16; Ro 3:15

Ensnared. — Job 18:8; Ps 9:15

Of saints

At liberty. — Ps 18:36; 31:8

Kept by God. — 1Sa 2:9; Ps 116:8

Established by God. — Ps 66:9; 121:3

Guided by Christ. — Isa 48:17; Lu 1:79

Illustrative

(Set on a rock,) of stability. — Ps 40:2

(Set in a large place,) of liberty. — Ps 31:8

(Sliding,) of yielding to temptation. — Job 12:5; Ps 17:5;
38:16; 94:18

(Treading under,) of complete destruction. — Isa 18:7; La 1:15

(Washed or dipped in oil,) of abundance. — De 33:24; Job 29:6

(Dipped in blood,) of victory. — Ps 68:23

Fig Tree, The
Produces a rich sweet fruit — Jdj 9:11

Not found in desert places — Nu 20:5

Abounded in

Egypt. — Ps 105:33

Canaan. — Nu 13:23; De 8:8

Often grew wild — Am 7:14

Sometimes planted in vineyards — Lu 13:6

Propagated by the Jews — Am 4:9

Required cultivation — Lu 13:8

Fruit of, formed after winter — Song 2:11,13

Leaves of, put forth, a sign of the approach of summer — Mt
24:32

Reasonableness of expecting fruit upon, when full of leaves —
Mr 11:13

Fruit of

Eaten fresh from the tree. — Mt 21:18,19

Eaten dried in cakes. — 1Sa 30:12

Gathered and kept in baskets. — Jer 24:1

First ripe esteemed. — Jer 24:2; Ho 9:10

Used in the miraculous healing of Hezekiah. — 2Ki 20:7; Isa
38:21

Sold in the markets. — Ne 13:15

Sent as presents. — 1Sa 25:18; 1Ch 12:40

A species of, produced vile and worthless fruit — Jer 29:17

Leaves of, used by Adam for covering — Ge 3:7

Afforded a thick shade — Joh 1:48,50

Often unfruitful — Lu 13:7

Failure of, a great calamity — Hab 3:17

The Jews punished by

God’s breaking down. — Ho 2:12

Failure of fruit on. — Jer 8:13; Hag 2:19

Enemies devouring fruit of. — Jer 5:17

Barking and eating of, by locusts. — Joe 1:4,7,12; Am 4:9

Illustrative

(Barren,) of mere professors of religion. — Mt 21:19; Lu
13:6,7

(Sitting under one’s own,) of prosperity and peace. — 1Ki 4:25;
Mic 4:4

Fruit of, illustrative

Of good works. — Mt 7:16

(Good,) of saints. — Jer 24:2,3

(Bad,) of wicked men. — Jer 24:2-8

(First ripe,) of the fathers of the Jewish church. — Ho 9:10

(Untimely and dropping,) of the wicked ripe for judgment. — Isa
34:4; Na 3:12; Re 6:13

Fire


Can be increased in intensity — Da 3:19,22

Though small, kindles a great matter — Jas 3:5

Things connected with

Burning coals. — Pr 26:21

Flame. — Song 8:6; Isa 66:15

Sparks. — Job 18:5; Isa 1:31

Ashes. — 1Ki 13:3; 2Pe 2:6

Smoke. — Isa 34:10; Joe 2:30

Kept alive by fuel — Pr 26:20; Isa 9:5

Characterised as

Bright. — Eze 1:13

Spreading. — Jas 3:5

Enlightening. — Ps 78:14; 105:39

Heating. — Mr 14:54

Melting. — Ps 68:2; Isa 64:2

Purifying. — Nu 31:23; 1Pe 1:7; Re 3:18

Drying. — Job 15:30; Joe 1:20

Consuming. — Jdj 15:4,5; Ps 46:9; Isa 10:16,17

Insatiable. — Pr 30:16

Sacred

Came from before the Lord. — Le 9:24

Always burning on the altar. — Le 6:13

All burn offerings consumed by. — Le 6:9,12

Incense burned with. — Le 16:12; Nu 16:46

Guilt of burning incense without. — Le 10:1

Restored to the temple. — 2Ch 7:1-3

Frequently employed as an instrument of divine vengeance — Ps
97:3; Isa 47:14; 66:16

Miraculous

In the burning bush. — Ex 3:2

Plagued the Egyptians. — Ex 9:23,24

Led the people of Israel in the desert. — Ex 13:22; 40:38

On Mount Sinai at giving of law. — De 4:11,37

Destroyed Nadab and Abihu. — Le 10:2

Destroyed the people at Taberah. — Nu 11:1

Consumed the company of Korah. — Nu 16:35

Consumed the sacrifice of Gideon. — Jdj 6:21

Angel ascended in. — Jdj 13:20

Consumed the sacrifice of Elijah. — 1Ki 18:38

Destroyed the enemies of Elijah. — 2Ki 1:10,12

Elijah taken up in a chariot of. — 2Ki 2:11

God appeared in — Ex 3:2; 19:18

Christ shall appear in — Da 7:10; 2Th 1:8

Punishment of the wicked shall be in — Mt 13:42; 25:41

In houses

Lighted in the winter. — Jer 36:22

Lighted in spring mornings. — Joh 18:18

Not to be lighted on the Sabbath. — Ex 35:3

Made of charcoal. — Joh 18:18

Made of wood. — Ac 28:3

Injury from, to be made good by the person who kindled it — Ex
22:6

Illustrative of

God’s protection. — Nu 9:16; Zec 2:5

God’s vengeance. — De 4:24; Heb 12:29

Christ as judge. — Isa 10:17; Mal 3:2

The Holy Spirit. — Isa 4:4; Ac 2:3

The church destroying her enemies. — Ob 1:18

The word of God. — Jer 5:14; 23:29

Zeal of saints. — Ps 39:3; 119:139

Zeal of angels. — Ps 104:4; Heb 1:7

God’s enemies. — Isa 10:17; Ob 1:18

Lust. — Pr 6:27,28

Wickedness. — Isa 9:18

The tongue. — Pr 16:27; Jas 3:6

The self-righteous. — Isa 65:5

The hope of hypocrites. — Isa 50:11

Persecution. — Lu 12:49-53

Affliction. — Isa 43:2

Judgments. — Jer 48:45; La 1:13; Eze 39:6

First Born, The


Of man and beast dedicated to God — Ex 13:2,12; 22:29

Dedicated to commemorate the sparing of the first born of Israel
— Ex 13:15; Nu 3:13; 8:17

Of clean beasts

Not to labour. — De 15:19

Not shorn. — De 15:19

Not taken from the dam for seven days. — Ex 22:30; Le 22:27

Offered in sacrifice. — Nu 18:17

Could not be a free-will offering. — Le 27:26

Antiquity of offering. — Ge 4:4

Flesh of, the priest’s portion. — Nu 18:18

Of clean beasts

To be redeemed. — Nu 18:15

Law of redemption for. — Nu 18:16

Of the ass to be redeemed with lamb or its neck broken — Ex
13:13; 34:20

Of Israel

Tribe of Levi taken for. — Nu 3:12,40-43; 8:18

To be redeemed. — Ex 34:20; Nu 18:15

Price of redemption for. — Nu 3:46,47

Price of, given to the priests. — Nu 3:48-51

Laws respecting, restored after the captivity — Ne 10:36

Laws respecting, observed at Christ’s birth — Lu 2:22,23

The beginning of strength and excellency of power — Ge 49:3; De
21:17

Precious and valuable — Mic 6:7; Zec 12:10

Objects of special love — Ge 25:28; Jer 31:9,20

Privileges of

Precedence in the family. — Ge 48:13,14

Authority over the younger children. — Ge 27:29; 1Sa 20:29

Special blessing by the father. — Ge 27:4,35

The father’s title and power. — 2Ch 21:3

A double portion of inheritance. — De 21:17

In case of death the next brother to raise up seed to. — De
25:5,6; Mt 22:24-28

Not to be alienated by parents through caprice. — De 21:15,16

Could be forfeited by misconduct. — Ge 49:3,4,8; 1Ch 5:1

Could be sold. — Ge 25:31,33; Heb 12:16,17

Instances of superseded

Cain. — Ge 4:4,5

Japheth. — Ge 10:21

Ishmael. — Ge 17:19-21

Esau. — Ge 25:23; Ro 9:12,13

Manasseh. — Ge 48:15-20

Reuben, & c. — 1Ch 5:1,2

Aaron. — Ex 7:1,2; Nu 12:2,8

David’s brothers. — 1Sa 16:6-12

Adonijah. — 1Ki 2:15,22

Illustrative of

The dignity, of Christ. — Ps 89:27; Ro 8:29; Col 1:18

The dignity, of the church. — Heb 12:23

First Fruits, The


To be brought to God’s house — Ex 34:26

Different kinds of

Barley harvest. — Le 23:10-14

Wheat harvest. — Ex 23:16; Le 23:16,17

Wine and oil. — De 18:4

Wool. — De 18:4

Honey. — 2Ch 31:5

Fruit of new trees in fourth year. — Le 19:23,24

All agricultural produce. — De 26:2

To be the very best of their kind — Nu 18:12

Holy to the Lord — Eze 48:14

God honoured by the offering of — Pr 3:9

Offering of, consecrated the whole — Ro 11:16

To be offered

Without delay. — Ex 22:29

In a basket. — De 26:2

With thanksgiving. — De 26:3-10

Allotted to the priests — Nu 18:12,13; Le 23:20; De 18:3-5

Law of, restored after the captivity — Ne 10:35,37; 13:31

Illustrative of

The Jewish church. — Jer 2:3

First converts in any place. — Ro 16:5

Church of Christ. — Jas 1:18; Re 14:4

Resurrection of Christ. — 1Co 15:20,23

Fishes


Created by God — Ge 1:20,21; Ex 20:11

Made for God’s glory — Job 12:8,9; Ps 69:34

Inhabit

Seas. — Nu 11:22; Eze 47:10

Rivers. — Ex 7:18; Eze 29:5

Ponds. — Song 7:4; Isa 19:10

Number and variety of — Ps 104:25

Different in flesh from beasts & c — 1Co 15:39

Cannot live without water — Isa 50:2

Man given dominion over — Ge 1:26,28; Ps 8:8

Man permitted to eat — Ge 9:2,3

Used as food

By the Egyptians. — Nu 11:5

By the Jews. — Mt 7:10

Mode of cooking alluded to — Lu 24:42; Joh 21:9

The people of Tyre traded in — Ne 13:16

Sold near the fish gate at Jerusalem — 2Ch 33:14; Zep 1:10

Distinction between clean and unclean — Le 11:9-12; De 14:9,10

Mentioned in scripture

Leviathan. — Job 41:1; Ps 74:14

Whale. — Ge 1:21; Mt 12:40

Solomon wrote the history of — 1Ki 4:33

No likeness of, to be made for worship — Ex 20:4; De 4:18

Catching of, a trade — Mt 4:18; Lu 5:2

Taken with

Nets. — Lu 5:4-6; Joh 21:6-8

Hooks. — Am 4:2; Mt 17:27

Spears. — Job 41:7

Often suffered for man’s sin. — Ex 7:21; Eze 38:20

Miracles connected with

Multiplying a few. — Mt 14:17-21; 15:34

Immense draughts of. — Lu 5:6,9; Joh 21:6,11

Procuring tribute money from. — Mt 17:27

Dressed on the shore. — Joh 21:9

Illustrative

Of the whole population of Egypt. — Eze 29:4,5

Of the visible church. — Mt 13:48

Of men ignorant of future events. — Ec 9:12

Of those ensnared by the wicked. — Hab 1:14

(Good,) of saints. — Mt 13:48,49

(Bad,) of mere professors. — Mt 13:48,49

Flattery


Saints should not used — Job 32:21,22

Ministers should not use — 1Th 2:5

The wicked use, to

Others. — Ps 5:9; 12:2

Themselves. — Ps 36:2

Hypocrites use, to

God. — Ps 78:36

Those in authority. — Da 11:34

False prophets and teachers use — Eze 12:24; Ro 16:18

Wisdom, a preservative against — Pr 4:5

Worldly advantage obtained by — Da 11:21,22

Seldom gains respect — Pr 28:23

Avoid those given to — Pr 20:19

Danger of — Pr 7:21-23; 20:5

Punishment of — Job 17:5; Ps 12:3

Exemplified

Woman of Tekoah. — 2Sa 14:17,20

Absalom. — 2Sa 15:2-6

False prophets. — 1Ki 22:13

Darius’s courtiers. — Da 6:7

Pharisees, & c. — Mt 12:14

People of Tyre, & c. — Ac 12:22

Flowers


Wild in fields — Ps 103:15

Cultivated in gardens — Song 6:2,3

Described as

Beautiful. — Mt 6:29

Sweet. — Song 5:13

Evanescent. — Ps 103:16; Isa 40:8

Appear in spring. — Song 2:12

Mentioned in scripture

The lily. — Ho 14:5; Mt 6:28

The lily of the valley. — Song 2:1

The rose. — Isa 35:1

The rose of Sharon. — Song 2:1

Of the grass. — 1Pe 1:24

Garlands of, used in worship of idols — Ac 14:13

Representations of, on the

Golden candlestick. — Ex 25:31,33; 2Ch 4:21

Sea of brass. — 1Ki 7:26; 2Ch 4:5

Wood work of the temple. — 1Ki 6:18,29,33,35

Illustrative of

The graces of Christ. — Song 5:13

Shortness of man’s life. — Job 14:2; Ps 103:15

Kingdom of Israel. — Isa 28:1

Glory of man. — 1Pe 1:24

Rich men. — Jas 1:10,11

Fools


All men are, without the knowledge of God — Tit 3:3

Deny God — Ps 14:1; 53:1

Blaspheme God — Ps 74:18

Reproach God — Ps 74:22

Make a mock at sin — Pr 14:9

Despise instruction — Pr 1:7; 15:5

Hate knowledge — Pr 1:22

Delight not in understanding — Pr 18:2

Sport themselves in mischief — Pr 10:23

Walk in darkness — Ec 2:14

Hate to depart from evil — Pr 13:19

Worship of, hateful to God — Ec 5:1

Are

Corrupt and abominable. — Ps 14:1

Self-sufficient. — Pr 12:15; Ro 1:22

Self-confident. — Pr 14:16

Self-deceivers. — Pr 14:8

Mere professors of religion. — Mt 25:2-12

Full of words. — Ec 10:14

Given to meddling. — Pr 20:3

Slanderers. — Pr 10:18

Liars. — Pr 10:18

Slothful. — Ec 4:5

Angry. — Ec 7:9

Contentious. — Pr 18:6

A grief to parents. — Pr 17:25; 19:13

Come to shame — Pr 3:35

Destroy themselves by their speech — Pr 10:8,14; Ec 10:12

The company of, ruinous — Pr 13:20

Lips of, a snare to the soul — Pr 18:7

Cling to their folly — Pr 26:11; 27:22

Worship idols — Jer 10:8; Ro 1:22,23

Trust to their own hearts — Pr 28:26

Depend upon their wealth — Lu 12:20

Hear the gospel and obey it not — Mt 7:26

The mouth of, pours out folly — Pr 15:2

Honour is unbecoming for — Pr 26:1,8

God has no pleasure in — Ec 5:4

Shall not stand in the presence of God — Ps 5:5

Avoid them — Pr 9:6; 14:7

Exhorted to seek wisdom — Pr 8:5

Punishment of — Ps 107:17; Pr 19:29; 26:10

Exemplified

Rehoboam. — 1Ki 12:8

Israel. — Jer 4:22

Pharisees. — Mt 23:17,19

Forests


Tracts of land covered with trees — Isa 44:14

Underbrush often in — Isa 9:18

Infested by wild beasts — Ps 50:10; 104:20; Isa 56:9; Jer 5:6;
Mic 5:8

Abounded with wild honey — 1Sa 14:25,26

Often afforded pasture — Mic 7:14

Mentioned in scripture

Bashan. — Isa 2:13; Eze 27:6; Zec 11:2

Hareth. — 1Sa 22:5

Ephraim. — 2Sa 18:6,8

Lebanon. — 1Ki 7:2; 10:17

Carmel. — 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24

Arabian. — Isa 21:13

The south. — Eze 20:46,47

The king’s. — Ne 2:8

Supplied timber for building — 1Ki 5:6-8

Were places of refuge — 1Sa 22:5; 23:16

Jotham built towers, & c, in — 2Ch 27:4

The power of God extends over — Ps 29:9

Called on to rejoice at God’s mercy — Isa 44:23

Often destroyed by enemies — 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24; Jer 46:23

Illustrative

Of the unfruitful world. — Isa 32:19

(A fruitful field turned into,) of the Jews rejected by God. —
Isa 29:17; 32:15

(Destroyed by fire,) of destruction of the wicked. — Isa 9:18;
10:17,18; Jer 21:14

Forgetting God


A characteristic of the wicked — Pr 2:17; Isa 65:11

Backsliders are guilty of — Jer 3:21,22

Is forgetting his

Covenant. — De 4:23; 2Ki 17:38

Works. — Ps 78:7,11; 106:13

Benefits. — Ps 103:2; 106:7

Word. — Heb 12:5; Jas 1:25

Law. — Ps 119:153,176; Ho 4:6

Past deliverance. — Jdj 8:34; Ps 78:42

Power to deliver. — Isa 51:13-15

Encouraged by false teachers — Jer 23:27

Prosperity often leads to — De 8:12-14; Ho 13:6

Trials should not lead to — Ps 44:17-20

Resolve against — Ps 119:16,93

Cautions against — De 6:12; 8:11

Exhortation to those guilty of — Ps 50:22

Punishment of — Job 8:12,13; Ps 9:17; Isa 17:10,11; Eze 23:35;
Ho 8:14

Forgiveness of Injuries


Christ set an example of — Lu 23:34

Commanded — Mr 11:25; Ro 12:19

To be unlimited — Mt 18:22; Lu 17:4

A characteristic of saints — Ps 7:4

Motives to

The mercy of God. — Lu 6:36

Our need of forgiveness. — Mr 11:25

God’s forgiveness of us. — Eph 4:32

Christ’s forgiveness of us. — Col 3:13

A glory to saints — Pr 19:11

Should be accompanied by

Forbearance. — Col 3:13

Kindness. — Ge 45:5-11; Ro 12:20

Blessing and prayer. — Mt 5:44

Promises to — Mt 6:14; Lu 6:37

No forgiveness without — Mt 6:15; Jas 2:13

Illustrated — Mt 18:23-35

Exemplified

Joseph. — Ge 50:20,21

David. — 1Sa 24:7; 2Sa 18:5; 19:23

Solomon. — 1Ki 1:53

Stephen. — Ac 7:60

Paul. — 2Ti 4:16

Forsaking God


Idolaters guilty of — 1Sa 8:8; 1Ki 11:33

The wicked guilty of — De 28:20

Backsliders guilty of — Jer 15:6

Is forsaking

His house. — 2Ch 29:6

His covenant. — De 29:25; 1Ki 19:10; Jer 22:9; Da 11:30

His commandments. — Ezr 9:10

The right way. — 2Pe 2:15

Trusting in man is — Jer 17:5

Leads men to follow their own devices — Jer 2:13

Prosperity tempts to — De 31:20; 32:15

Wickedness of — Jer 2:13; 5:7

Unreasonableness and ingratitude of — Jer 2:5,6

Brings confusion — Jer 17:13

Followed by remorse — Eze 6:9

Brings down his wrath — Ezr 8:22

Provokes God to forsake men — Jdj 10:13; 2Ch 15:2; 24:20,24

Resolve against — Jos 24:16; Ne 10:29-39

Curse pronounced upon — Jer 17:5

Sin of, to be confessed — Ezr 9:10

Warnings against — Jos 24:20; 1Ch 28:9

Punishment of — De 28:20; 2Ki 22:16,17; Isa 1:28; Jer 1:16;
5:19

Exemplified

Children of Israel. — 1Sa 12:10

Saul. — 1Sa 15:11

Ahab. — 1Ki 18:18

Amon. — 2Ki 21:22

Kingdom of Judah. — 2Ch 12:1,5; 21:10; Isa 1:4; Jer 15:6

Kingdom of Israel. — 2Ch 13:11; 2Ki 17:7-18

Many disciples. — Joh 6:66

Phygellus, & c. — 2Ti 1:15

Balaam. — 2Pe 2:15

Fortresses


Places strong by nature — Nu 24:21

Places fortified by art — Jer 51:53

The security of a nation — Isa 33:16; Da 11:10

Places used as

Cities. — Jdj 9:31; Ne 4:2

Strong-holds. — Jdj 6:2; 2Ch 11:11

Forts. — 2Sa 5:9; Isa 25:12

Strong towers. — 2Ch 26:9

Afforded protection in danger — Jdj 6:2

Defended against enemies — Na 2:1

Often

Entered by the enemy. — Da 11:7

Spoiled. — Ho 10:14

Levelled. — Isa 25:12

Deserted, & c. — Isa 34:13

Destruction of, threatened. — Isa 17:3

Illustrative of

God’s protection. — Ps 18:2; Jer 16:19

Christ, the defence of saints. — Isa 33:16

Protection afforded to ministers. — Jer 6:27

Foundation


The lowest part of a building, and on which it rests — Lu
14:29; Ac 16:26

Figuratively applied to

The heavens. — 2Sa 22:8

The earth. — Job 38:4; Ps 104:5

The world. — Ps 18:15; Mt 13:35

The mountains. — De 32:22

The ocean. — Ps 104:8

Kingdoms. — Ex 9:18

Laid for

Cities. — Jos 6:26; 1Ki 16:34

Walls. — Ezr 4:12; Re 21:14

Houses. — Lu 6:48

Temples. — 1Ki 6:37; Ezr 3:10

Towers. — Lu 14:28,29

Described as

Of stone. — 1Ki 5:17

Deep laid. — Lu 6:48

Strongly laid. — Ezr 6:3

Joined together by corner stones. — Ezr 4:12; 1Pe 2:6; Eph
2:20

Security afforded by — Mt 7:25; Lu 6:48

Illustrative of

Christ. — Isa 28:16; 1Co 3:11

Doctrines of the apostles, & c. — Eph 2:20

First principles of the gospel. — Heb 6:1,2

Decrees and purposes of God. — 2Ti 2:19

Magistrates. — Ps 82:5

The righteous. — Pr 10:25

Hope of saints. — Ps 87:1

Security of saints’ inheritance. — Heb 11:10

Fountains and Springs


Created by God — Ps 74:15; 104:10

God to be praised for — Re 14:7

Come from the great deep — Ge 7:11; Job 38:16

Found in hills and valleys — De 8:7; Ps 104:10

Send forth each but one kind of water — Jas 3:11

Afford

Drink to the beasts. — Ps 104:11

Refreshment to the birds. — Ps 104:12

Fruitfulness to the earth. — 1Ki 18:5; Joe 3:18

Frequented by travellers — Ge 16:7

Abound in Canaan — De 8:7; 1Ki 18:5

Sometimes dried up — Isa 58:11

Drying up of, a severe punishment — Ps 107:33,34; Ho 13:15

Constantly flowing

Especially esteemed. — Isa 58:11

Could not be ceremonially defiled. — Le 11:36

Sometimes stopped or turned off to distress enemies — 2Ch
32:3,4

Mentioned in scripture

In the way to Shur. — Ge 16:7

Of the waters of Nephtoah. — Jos 15:9

Of Jezreel. — 1Sa 29:1

Of Pisgah. — De 4:49

Upper and nether springs. — Jos 15:19; Jdj 1:15

Illustrative

Of God. — Ps 36:9; Jer 2:13; 17:13

Of Christ. — Zec 13:1

Of the Holy Spirit. — Joh 7:38,39

Of constant supplies of grace. — Ps 87:7

Of eternal life. — Joh 4:14; Re 21:6

Of the means of grace. — Isa 41:18; Joe 3:18

Of a good wife. — Pr 5:18

Of a numerous posterity. — De 33:28

Of spiritual wisdom. — Pr 16:22; 18:4

Of the law of the wise. — Pr 13:14

Of godly fear. — Pr 14:27

(Sealed up,) of the church. — Song 4:12

(Not failing,) of the church. — Isa 58:11

(Always flowing,) of unceasing wickedness of the Jews. — Jer
6:7

(Corrupt,) of the natural heart. — Jas 3:11; Mt 15:18,19

(Troubled,) of saints led astray. — Pr 25:26

Fox, The


Found in deserts — Eze 13:4

Abounded in Palestine — Jdj 15:4; La 5:18

Described as

Active. — Ne 4:3

Crafty. — Lu 13:32

Carnivorous. — Ps 63:10

Destructive to vines — Song 2:15

Dwells in holes — Mt 8:20; Lu 9:58

Illustrative of

False prophets. — Eze 13:4

Cunning and deceitful persons. — Lu 13:32

Enemies of the church. — Song 2:15

Used by Samson for annoying the Philistines. — Jdj 15:4-6

Fruits


The produce of corn, & c — De 22:9; Ps 107:37

The produce of trees — Ge 1:29; Ec 2:5

Called the

Fruit of the ground. — Ge 4:3; Jer 7:20

Fruit of the earth. — Isa 4:2

Increase of the land. — Ps 85:12

Given by God — Ac 14:17

Preserved to us by God — Mal 3:11

Require

A fruitful land. — Ps 107:31

Rain from heaven. — Ps 104:13; Jas 5:18

Influence of the sun and moon. — De 33:14

Produced in their due seasons — Mt 21:41

First of, devoted to God — De 26:2

Divided into

Hasty or precocious. — Isa 28:4

Summer fruits. — 2Sa 16:1

New and old. — Song 7:13

Goodly. — Jer 11:16

Pleasant. — Song 4:16

Precious. — De 33:14

Evil or bad. — Mt 7:17

To be waited for with patience — Jas 5:7

Often sent as presents — Ge 43:11

Often destroyed

In God’s anger. — Jer 7:20

By blight. — Joe 1:12

By locusts, & c. — De 28:38,39; Joe 1:4

By enemies. — Eze 25:4

By drought. — Hag 1:10

Illustrative

Of effects of repentance. — Mt 3:8

Of works of the Spirit. — Ga 5:22,23; Eph 5:9

Of doctrines of Christ. — Song 2:3

Of good works. — Mt 7:17,18; Php 4:17

Of a holy conversation. — Pr 12:14; 18:20

Of praise. — Heb 13:15

Of the example, & c of the godly. — Pr 11:30

Of effects of industry. — Pr 31:16,31

Of the reward of saints. — Isa 3:10

Of the reward of the wicked. — Jer 17:9,10

Of converts to the church. — Ps 72:16; Joh 4:36

(Bad,) of the conduct and conversation of evil men. — Mt 12:33

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