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

Alphabetical Listings

Macedonian Empire, The


Called the kingdom of Grecia — Da 11:2

Illustrated by the

Brazen part of the image in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. — Da
2:32,39

Leopard with four wings and four heads. — Da 7:16,17

Rough goat with notable horn. — Da 8:5,21

Philippi the chief city of — Ac 16:12

Predictions respecting

Conquest of the Medo-Persian kingdom. — Da 8:6,7; 11:2,3

Power and greatness of Alexander its last king. — Da 8:8; 11:3

Division of it into four kingdoms. — Da 8:8,22

Divisions of it ruled by strangers. — Da 11:4

History of its four divisions. — Da 11:4-29

The little horn to arise out of one of its divisions. — Da
8:8-12,23-25

Gospel preached in, by God’s desire — Ac 16:9,10

Liberality of the churches of — 2Co 8:1-5

Magistrates


Are appointed by God — Ro 13:1

Are ministers of God — Ro 13:4,6

Purpose of their appointment — Ro 13:4; 1Pe 2:14

Their office to be respected — Ac 23:5

Are not a terror to the good, but to the evil — Ro 13:3

To be wisely selected and appointed — Ex 18:21; Ezr 7:25

To be prayed for — 1Ti 2:1,2

Should

Seek wisdom from God. — 1Ki 3:9

Rule in the fear of God. — 2Sa 23:3; 2Ch 19:7

Know the law of God. — Ezr 7:25

Be faithful to the Sovereign. — Da 6:4

Enforce the laws. — Ezr 7:26

Judge wisely. — 1Ki 3:16-28

Hate covetousness. — Ex 18:21

Not take bribes. — Ex 23:8; De 16:19

Defend the poor. — Job 29:12,16

Judge for God, not for man. — 2Ch 19:6

Judge righteously. — De 1:16; 16:18; 25:1

Be impartial. — Ex 23:6; De 1:17

Be diligent in ruling. — Ro 12:8

Subjection to their authority enjoined. — Mt 23:2,3; Ro 13:1;
1Pe 2:13,14

Wicked — Illustrated — Pr 28:15

Good — Exemplified

Joseph. — Ge 41:46

Gideon. — Jdj 8:35

Samuel. — 1Sa 12:3,4; Ezr 10:1-9

Nehemiah. — Ne 3:15

Job. — Job 29:16

Daniel. — Da 6:3

Wicked — Exemplified

Sons of Samuel. — 1Sa 8:3

Pilate. — Mt 27:24,26

Magistrates in Philippi. — Ac 16:22,23

Gallio. — Ac 18:16,17

Felix. — Ac 24:26

Malice


Springs from an evil heart — Mt 15:19,20; Ga 5:19

Forbidden — 1Co 14:20; Col 3:8; Eph 4:26,27

A hindrance to growth in grace — 1Pe 2:1,2

Incompatible with the worship of God — 1Co 5:7,8

Christian liberty not to be a cloak for — 1Pe 2:16

Saints avoid — Job 31:29,30; Ps 35:12-14

The wicked

Speak with. — 3Jo 1:10

Live in. — Tit 3:3

Conceive. — Ps 7:14

Filled with. — Ro 1:29

Visit saints with. — Ps 83:3; Mt 22:6

Pray for those who injure you through — Mt 5:44

Brings its own punishment — Ps 7:15,16

God requites — Ps 10:14; Eze 36:5

Punishment of — Am 1:11,12; Ob 1:10-15

Exemplified

Cain. — Ge 4:5

Esau. — Ge 27:41

Joseph’s brethren. — Ge 37:19,20

Saul. — 1Sa 18:9-11

Shimei. — 2Sa 16:5; 1Ki 2:8,9

Joab. — 2Sa 3:27; 1Ki 2:5,28-33

Sanballat. — Ne 2:10

Haman. — Es 3:5,6

Edomites. — Eze 35:5

Presidents, &c. — Da 6:4-9

Herodias. — Mr 6:19

Scribes &c. — Mr 11:18; Lu 11:54

Diotrephes. — 3Jo 1:10

Man


Made for God — Pr 16:4; Re 4:11

God’s purpose in creation completed by making — Ge 2:5,7

Cannot profit God — Job 22:2; Ps 16:2

Unworthy of God’s favour — Job 7:17; Ps 8:4

Created

By God. — Ge 1:27; Isa 45:12

By Christ. — Joh 1:3; Col 1:16

By the Holy Spirit. — Job 33:4

After consultation, by the Trinity. — Ge 1:26

On the sixth day. — Ge 1:31

Upon the earth. — De 4:32; Job 20:4

From the dust. — Ge 2:7; Job 33:6

In the image of God. — Ge 1:26,27; 1Co 11:7

After the likeness of God. — Ge 1:26; Jas 3:9

Male and female. — Ge 1:27; 5:2

A living soul. — Ge 2:7; 1Co 15:45

In uprightness. — Ec 7:29

In knowledge (inferred). — Col 3:10

Under obligations to obedience. — Ge 2:16,17

A type of Christ. — Ro 5:14

Approved of by God — Ge 1:31

Blessed by God — Ge 1:28; 5:2

Placed in the garden of Eden — Ge 2:15

Every herb and tree given to, for food — Ge 1:29

Allowed to eat flesh after the flood — Ge 9:3

Not good for, to be alone — Ge 2:18

Woman formed to be a help for — Ge 21:2-25

Possessed of

A Body. — Mt 6:25

A soul. — Lu 12:20; Ac 14:22; 1Pe 4:19

A spirit. — Pr 18:14; 20:17; 1Co 2:11

Understanding. — Eph 1:18; 4:18

Will. — 1Co 9:17; 2Pe 1:21

Affections. — 1Ch 29:3; Col 3:2

Conscience. — Ro 2:15; 1Ti 4:2

Memory. — Ge 41:9; 1Co 15:2

Made by God in his successive generations — Job 10:8-11; 31:15

Fearfully and wonderfully made — Ps 139:14

Of every nation, made of one blood — Ac 17:26

Quickened by the breath of God — Ge 2:7; 7:22; Job 33:4

Made wise by the inspiration of the Almighty — Job 32:8,9

Inferior to angels — Ps 8:5; Heb 2:7

Is of the earth earthy — 1Co 15:47

Nature and constitution of, different from other creatures —
1Co 15:39

More valuable than other creatures — Mt 6:26; 10:31; 12:12

Wiser than other creatures — Job 35:11

Received dominion over other creatures — Ge 1:28; Ps 8:6-8

Gave names to other creatures — Ge 2:19,20

Intellect of, matured by age — 1Co 13:11

Called

The potsherd of the earth. — Isa 45:9

A worm. — Job 25:6

Vain man. — Job 11:12; Jas 2:20

Flesh. — Ge 6:12; Joe 2:28

Compared to

Grass. — Isa 40:6-8; 1Pe 1:24

Clay in the potter’s hand. — Isa 64:8; Jer 18:2,6

Vanity. — Ps 144:4

A sleep. — Ps 90:5

A wild ass’s colt. — Job 11:12

Originally naked and not ashamed — Ge 2:25

Disobeyed God by eating part of the forbidden fruit — Ge
3:1-12

Filled with shame after the fall — Ge 3:10

Covered himself with fig leaves — Ge 3:7

Clothed by God with skins — Ge 3:21

Punished for disobedience — Ge 3:16-19

Banished from paradise — Ge 3:23,24

Involved posterity in his ruin — Ro 5:12-19

Has sought out many inventions — Ec 7:29

Born in sin — Ps 51:5

Born to trouble — Job 5:7

Has an appointed time on the earth — Job 7:1

Days of, compared to a shadow — 1Ch 29:15

Days of, as the days of a hireling — Job 7:1

Has but few days — Job 14:1

Ordinary limit of his life — Ps 90:10

Ignorant of what is good for him — Ec 10:2

Ignorant of what is to come after him — Ec 10:14

Not profited by all his labour and travail — Ec 2:22; 6:12

Cannot direct his ways — Jer 10:23; Pr 20:24

Walks in a vain show — Ps 39:6

God

Instructs. — Ps 94:10

Orders the goings of. — Pr 5:21; 20:24

Prepares the heart of. — Pr 16:1

Enables to speak. — Pr 16:1

Preserves. — Job 7:20; Ps 36:6

Provides for. — Ps 145:15,16

Destroys the hopes of. — Job 14:19

Makes the wrath of, to praise him. — Ps 76:10

Makes his beauty consume away. — Ps 39:11

Turns to destruction. — Ps 90:3

Cannot be just with God — Job 9:2; 25:4; Ps 143:2; Ro 3:20

Cannot cleanse himself — Job 15:14; Jer 2:22

All the ways of, clean in his own eyes — Pr 16:2

Christ

Knew what was in. — Joh 2:25

Took on him nature of. — Joh 1:14; Heb 2:14,16

Made in the image of. — Php 2:7

Was found in fashion as. — Php 2:8

Approved of God as. — Ac 2:22

Called the second, as covenant head of the church. — 1Co 15:47

Is the head of every. — 1Co 11:3

A refuge as, to sinners. — Isa 32:2

As such, is the cause of the resurrection. — 1Co 15:21,22

Shall be recompensed according to his works — Ps 62:12; Ro 2:6

Cannot retain his spirit from death — Ec 8:8

Would give all his possessions for the preservation of life —
Job 2:4

Able to sustain bodily affliction — Pr 18:14

Sinks under trouble of mind — Pr 18:14

No trust to be placed in — Ps 118:8; Isa 2:22

The help of, vain — Ps 60:11

The whole duty of — Ec 12:13

Manasseh, the Tribe Of


Descended from Joseph’s eldest son adopted by Jacob — Ge 41:51;
48:5

Predictions respecting — Ge 48:20; 49:22-26; De 33:13-17

Persons selected from

To number the people. — Nu 1:10

To spy out the land. — Nu 13:11

To divide the land. — Nu 34:23

Strength of, on leaving Egypt — Nu 1:34,35

Part of third division of Israel in their journeys — Nu
10:22,23

Encamped next to, and under the standard of Ephraim west of
tabernacle — Nu 2:18,20

Offering of, at dedication — Nu 7:54-59

Families of — Nu 26:29-33

Strength of, on entering Canaan — Nu 26:34

On Gerizim said amen to the blessing — De 27:12

Half of, obtained inheritance east of Jordan — Nu 32:33,39-42;
Jos 13:29-31

Inheritance of the other half — Jos 17:1-11

Could not drive out the Canaanites but made them tributary —
Jos 17:12,13; Jdj 1:27,28

Some of

Aided David against Saul. — 1Ch 12:19-21

At coronation of David. — 1Ch 12:31-37

Returned to their allegiance to the house of David in Asa’s
reign. — 2Ch 15:9

At Hezekiah’s passover. — 2Ch 30:1,11,18

David appointed rulers and captains over — 1Ch 26:32; 27:20,21

Often at war with Ephraim — Jdj 12:1,6; Isa 9:21

Country of, purified from idols by Hezekiah and Josiah — 2Ch
31:1; 34:6

Remarkable persons of

Daughters of Zelophehad. — Nu 27:1-7

Gideon. — Jdj 6:15

Abimelech. — Jdj 9:1

Jotham. — Jdj 9:5,7,21

Jair. — Jdj 10:3

Jephthah. — Jdj 11:1

Barzillai. — 2Sa 17:27

Elijah. — 1Ki 17:1

Manna


Miraculously given to Israel for food in the wilderness — Ex
16:4,15; Ne 9:15

Called

God’s manna. — Ne 9:20

Bread of heaven. — Ps 105:40

Bread from heaven. — Ex 16:4; Joh 6:31

Corn of heaven. — Ps 78:24

Angel’s food. — Ps 78:25

Spiritual meat. — 1Co 10:3

Previously unknown — De 8:3,16

Described as

Like coriander seed. — Ex 16:31; Nu 11:7

White. — Ex 16:31

Like in colour to bdellium. — Nu 11:7

Like in taste to wafers made with honey. — Ex 16:31

Like in taste to oil. — Nu 11:18

Like hoar frost. — Ex 16:14

Fell after the evening dew — Nu 11:9

None fell on the Sabbath day — Ex 16:26,27

Gathered every morning — Ex 16:21

An omer of, gathered for each person — Ex 16:16

Two portions of, gathered the sixth day on account of the
Sabbath — Ex 16:5,22-26

He that gathered much or little had sufficient and nothing over
— Ex 16:18

Melted away by the sun — Ex 16:21

Given

When Israel murmured for bread. — Ex 16:2,3

In answer to prayer. — Ps 105:40

Through Moses. — Joh 6:31,32

To exhibit God’s glory. — Ex 16:7

As a sign of Moses’s divine mission. — Joh 6:30,31

For forty years. — Ne 9:21

As a test of obedience. — Ex 16:4

To teach that man does not live by bread only. — De 8:3; Mt
4:4

To humble and prove Israel. — De 8:16

Kept longer than a day (except on the Sabbath) became corrupt —
Ex 16:19,20

The Israelites

At first covetous of. — Ex 16:17

Ground, made into cakes and baked in pans. — Nu 11:8

Counted inferior to food of Egypt. — Nu 11:4-6

Loathed. — Nu 21:5

Punished for despising. — Nu 11:10-20

Punished for loathing. — Nu 21:6

Ceased when Israel entered Canaan — Ex 16:35; Jos 5:12

Illustrative of

Christ. — Joh 6:32-35

Blessedness given to saints. — Re 2:17

A golden pot of, laid up in the holiest for a memorial — Ex
16:32-34; Heb 9:4

Marriage


Divinely instituted — Ge 2:24

A covenant relationship — Mal 2:4

Designed for

The happiness of man. — Ge 2:18

Increasing the human population. — Ge 1:28; 9:1

Raising up godly seed. — Mal 2:15

Preventing fornication. — 1Co 7:2

The expectation of the promised seed of the woman an incentive
to, in the early age — Ge 3:15; 4:1

Lawful in all — 1Co 7:2,28; 1Ti 5:14

Honourable for all — Heb 13:4

Should be only in the Lord — 1Co 7:39

Expressed by

Joining together. — Mt 19:6

Making affinity. — 1Ki 3:1

Taking to wife. — Ex 2:1

Giving daughters to sons, and sons to daughters. — De 7:3; Ezr
9:12

Indissoluble during the joint lives of the parties — Mt 19:6;
Ro 7:2,3; 1Co 7:39

Early introduction of polygamy — Ge 4:19

Contracted in patriarchal age with near relations — Ge 20:12;
24:24; 28:2

Often contracted by parents for children — Ge 24:49-51; 34:6,8

Should be with consent of parents — Ge 28:8; Jdj 14:2,3

Consent of the parties necessary to — Ge 24:57,58; 1Sa 18:20;
25:41

Parents might refuse to give their children in — Ex 22:17; De
7:3

The Jews

Forbidden to contract, with their near relations. — Le 18:6

Forbidden to contract with idolaters. — De 7:3,4; Jos 23:12;
Ezr 9:11,12

Often contracted with foreigners. — 1Ki 11:1; Ne 13:23

Sometimes guilty of polygamy. — 1Ki 11:1,3

Careful in contracting for their children. — Ge 24:2,3; 28:1,2

Betrothed themselves some time before. — De 20:7; Jdj 14:5,7,8;
Mt 1:18

Contracted when young. — Pr 2:17; Joe 1:8

Often contracted, in their own tribe. — Ex 2:1; Nu 36:6-13; Lu
1:5,27

Obliged to contract with a brother’s wife who died without seed.
— De 25:5; Mt 22:24

Considered being debarred from, a reproach. — Isa 4:1

Considered being debarred from, a cause of grief. — Jdj 11:38

Often punished by being debarred from. — Jer 7:34; 16:9; 25:10

Were allowed divorce from, because of hardness of their hearts.
— De 24:1; Mt 19:7,8

Exempted from going to war immediately after. — De 20:7

Priest not to contract, with divorced or improper persons — Le
21:7

The high priest not to contract, with a widow or a divorced or
profane person — Le 21:14

Contracted at the gate and before witnesses — Ru 4:1,10,11

Modes of demanding women in — Ge 24:3,4; 34:6,8; 1Sa 25:39,40

Elder daughters usually given in, before the younger — Ge
29:26

A dowry given to the woman’s parents before — Ge 29:18; 34:12;
1Sa 18:27,28; Ho 3:2

Celebrated

With great rejoicing. — Jer 33:11; Joh 3:29

With feasting. — Ge 29:22; Jdj 14:10; Mt 22:2,3; Joh 2:1-10

For seven days. — Jdj 14:12

A benediction pronounced after — Ge 24:60; Ru 4:11,12

The bride

Received presents before. — Ge 24:53

Given a handmaid at. — Ge 24:59; 29:24,29

Adorned with jewels for. — Isa 49:18; 61:10

Gorgeously apparelled. — Ps 45:13,14

Attended by bridesmaids. — Ps 45:9

Stood on the right of bridegroom. — Ps 45:9

Called to forget her father’s house. — Ps 45:10

The bridegroom

Adorned with ornaments. — Isa 61:10

Attended by many friends. — Jdj 14:11; Joh 3:29

Presented with gifts. — Ps 45:12

Crowned with garlands. — Song 3:11

Rejoiced over the bride. — Isa 62:5

Returned with the bride to his house at night. — Mt 25:1-6

Garments provided for guests at — Mt 22:12

Infidelity of those contracted in, punished as if married — De
22:23,24; Mt 1:19

Illustrative of

God’s union with the Jewish nation. — Isa 54:5; Jer 3:14; Ho
2:19,20

Christ’s union with his church. — Eph 5:23,24,32

Martyrdom


Is death endured for the word of God, and testimony of Christ —
Re 6:9; 20:4

Saints

Forewarned of. — Mt 10:21; 24:9; Joh 16:2

Should not fear. — Mt 10:28; Re 2:10

Should be prepared for. — Mt 16:24,25; Ac 21:13

Should resist sin to. — Heb 12:4

Reward of — Re 2:10; 6:11

Inflicted at the instigation of the devil — Re 2:10,13

The Apostasy guilty of inflicting — Re 17:6; 18:24

Of saints, shall be avenged — Lu 11:50,51; Re 18:20-24

Exemplified

Abel. — Ge 4:8; 1Jo 3:12

Ahimelech and his fellow priests. — 1Sa 22:18,19

Prophets and Saints of old. — 1Ki 18:4; 19:10; Lu 11:50,51; Heb
11:37

Urijah. — Jer 26:23

John the Baptist. — Mr 6:27

Peter. — Joh 21:18,19

Stephen. — Ac 7:58

Christians. — Ac 9:1; 22:4; 26:10

James. — Ac 12:2

Antipas. — Re 2:13

Masters


Authority of, established — Col 3:22; 1Pe 2:18

Should, with their households,

Worship God. — Ge 35:3

Fear God. — Ac 10:2

Serve God. — Jos 24:15

Observe the Sabbath. — Ex 20:10; De 5:12-14

Put away idols. — Ge 35:2

Should select faithful servants — Ge 24:2; Ps 101:6,7

Should receive faithful advice from servants — 2Ki 5:13,14

Duty of, toward servants;

To act justly. — Job 31:13,15; Col 4:1

To deal with them in the fear of God. — Eph 6:9; Col 4:1

To esteem them highly, if saints. — Phm 1:16

To take care of them in sickness. — Lu 7:3

To forbear threatening them. — Eph 6:9

Not to defraud them. — Ge 31:7

Not to keep back their wages. — Le 19:13; De 24:15

Not to rule over them with rigour. — Le 25:43; De 24:14

Benevolent, blessed — De 15:18

Unjust, denounced — Jer 22:13; Jas 5:4

Good — Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 18:19

Jacob. — Ge 35:2

Joshua. — Jos 24:15

Centurion. — Lu 7:2,3

Cornelius. — Ac 10:2

Bad — Exemplified

Egyptians. — Ex 1:13,14

Nabal. — 1Sa 25:17

Amalekite. — 1Sa 30:13

Measures


Unjust, an abomination to God — Pr 20:10

The Jews not to be unjust in — Le 19:35; De 25:14,15

The Jews often used unjust — Mic 6:10

Of liquids and solids

Log. — Le 14:10,15

Cab. — 2Ki 6:25

Omer or tenth-deal (the tenth of an ephah). — Ex 16:36; Le
5:11; 14:10

Hin. — Ex 29:40

Bath or ephah. — Isa 5:10; Eze 45:11

Homer or Cor. — Isa 5:10; Eze 45:14

Firkin. — Joh 2:6

Of length

Handbreadth. — Ex 25:25; Ps 39:5

Span. — Ex 28:16; 1Sa 17:4

Cubit. — Ge 6:15,16; De 3:11

Fathom. — Ac 27:28

Furlong. — Lu 24:13; Joh 11:13

Mile. — Mt 5:41

Distances measured by rods and lines — 2Sa 8:2; Jer 31:39; Eze
40:3; Re 21:16

Were regulated by the standard of the sanctuary — 1Ch 23:29

Illustrative

(Correcting in measure,) of mitigated afflictions. — Jer 30:11

(Drinking tears in great measure,) of severe afflictions. — Ps
80:5

(Weighing the waters in a measure,) of God’s infinite wisdom. —
Job 28:23,25

(Measuring the dust of the earth,) of God’s greatness. — Isa
40:12

(The measure of our days,) of the shortness of life. — Ps 39:4

(Drinking water, by measure) of severe famine. — Eze 4:11,16

(The measure of the stature of Christ,) of perfection. — Eph
4:13

(Opening the mouth without measure,) of the insatiableness of
hell. — Isa 5:14

Meat Offerings


Were most holy — Le 6:17

Consisted of

Fine flour. — Le 2:1

Unleavened cakes baked in the oven. — Le 2:4

Fine flour baked in a pan. — Le 2:5

Fine flour baked in a frying pan. — Le 2:7

Green ears of corn parched. — Le 2:5

Barley meal. — Nu 5:15

Oil and incense used with — Le 2:1,4,15

Of jealousy, without oil or incense — Nu 5:15

Always seasoned with salt — Le 2:13

No leaven used with — Le 2:11; 6:17

Not to be offered on altar of incense — Ex 30:9

Offered

On the altar of burnt offering. — Ex 40:29

With the daily sacrifices. — Ex 29:40-42

With all burnt offerings. — Nu 15:3-12

By the poor for a trespass offering. — Le 5:11

By the high priest every day, half in the morning and half in
the evening. — Le 6:20-22

A small part of, was consumed on the altar for a memorial — Le
2:2,9,16; 6:15

When offered for a priest entirely consumed by fire — Le 6:23

High priest’s deputy had care of — Nu 4:16

Laid up in a chamber of the temple — Ne 10:39; 13:5; Eze 42:13

The priest’s portion — Le 2:3; 6:17

To be eaten by the males of the house of Aaron alone — Le 6:18

To be eaten in the holy place — Le 6:16

The Jews

Often not accepted in. — Am 5:22

Condemned for offering, to idols. — Isa 57:6

Often prevented from offering, by judgments. — Joe 1:9,13

Materials for public, often provided by the princes — Nu
7:13,19,25; Eze 45:16

Medo-Persian Kingdom


Extended from India to Ethiopia — Es 1:1

Peopled by descendants of Eliam — Ge 10:22

Illustrated by

Silver part of image in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. — Da 2:32,39

A bear. — Da 7:5

A ram with two horns. — Da 8:3,20

Shushan a chief city of — Es 1:2; 8:15

Achmetha or Ecbatana a chief city of — Ezr 6:2

Divided into many provinces — Es 1:1; Da 6:1

Laws of, unalterable — Da 6:12,15

Ruled by, absolute kings — Es 3:8,11; 7:9

Kings of, mentioned in scripture

Cyrus. — Ezr 1:1

Ahasuerus or Cambyses. — Ezr 4:6

Artaxerxes Smerdis (an usurper). — Ezr 4:7

Darius Hystaspes. — Ezr 6:1; Da 5:31

Xerxes. — Da 11:2

Artaxerxes Longimanus or Ahasuerus. — Ezr 6:14; 7:1; Es 1:1

Kings of

Called kings of Assyria. — Ezr 6:22

Called kings of Babylon. — Ne 13:6

Styled themselves king of kings. — Ezr 7:12

Dwelt in royal palaces. — Es 1:2; 8:14

Were exceeding rich. — Es 1:4; Da 12:2

Entertained magnificently. — Es 1:3,5,7

Held in their hand a golden sceptre. — Es 5:2

Put to death all who approached them without permission. — Es
4:11,16

Celebrated for wise men — Es 1:13; Mt 2:1

People of, warlike — Eze 27:10; 38:5

Peculiar customs in — Es 1:8; 2:12,13

Babylon taken by the king of — Da 5:20,31

The Jews delivered from captivity by means of — 2Ch
36:20,22,23; Ezr 1:1-4

Predictions respecting

Extensive conquest. — Da 8:4

Conquest of Babylon. — Isa 21:1,2; Da 5:28

Deliverance of the Jews. — Isa 44:28; 45:1-4

Invasion of Greece under Xerxes. — Da 11:2

Downfall by Alexander. — Da 8:6,7; 11:3

Meekness


Christ set an example of — Ps 45:4; Isa 53:7; Mt 11:29; 21:5;
2Co 10:1; 1Pe 2:21-23

His teaching — Mt 5:38-45

A fruit of the Spirit — Ga 5:22,23

Saints should

Seek. — Zep 2:3

Put on. — Col 3:12-13

Receive the word of God with. — Jas 1:21

Exhibit, in conduct, &c. — Jas 3:13

Answer for their hope with. — 1Pe 3:15

Show to all men. — Tit 3:2

Restore the erring with. — Ga 6:1

Precious in the sight of God — 1Pe 3:4

Ministers should

Follow after. — 1Ti 6:11

Instruct opposers with. — 2Ti 2:24,25

Urge, on their people. — Tit 3:1,2

A characteristic of wisdom — Jas 3:17

Necessary to a Christian walk — Eph 4:1,2; 1Co 6:7

Those who are gifted with

Are preserved. — Ps 76:9

Are exalted. — Ps 147:6; Mt 23:12

Are guided and taught. — Ps 25:9

Are richly provided for. — Ps 22:26

Are beautified with salvation. — Ps 149:4

Increase their joy. — Isa 29:19

Shall inherit the earth. — Ps 37:11

The gospel to be preached to those who possess — Isa 61:1

Blessedness of — Mt 5:5

Exemplified

Moses. — Nu 12:3

David. — 1Sa 30:6; 2Sa 16:9-12

Paul. — 1Co 4:12; 1Th 2:7

Mercy


After the example of God — Lu 6:36

Enjoined — 2Ki 6:21-23; Ho 12:6; Ro 12:20,21; Col 3:12

To be engraved on the heart — Pr 3:3

Characteristic of saints — Ps 37:26; Isa 57:1

Should be shown

With cheerfulness. — Ro 12:8

To our brethren. — Zec 7:9

to those that are in distress. — Lu 10:37

To the poor. — Pr 14:31; Da 4:27

To backsliders. — Lu 15:18-20; 2Co 2:6-8

To animals. — Pr 12:10

Upholds the throne of kings — Pr 20:28

Beneficial to those who exercise — Pr 11:17

Blessedness of showing — Pr 14:21; Mt 5:7

Hypocrites devoid of — Mt 23:23

Denunciations against those devoid of — Ho 4:1,3; Mt 18:23-25;
Jas 2:13

Mercy of God, The


Is part of his character — Ex 34:6,7; Ps 62:12; Ne 9:17; Jon
4:2,10,11; 2Co 1:3

Described as

Great. — Nu 14:18; Isa 54:7

Rich. — Eph 2:4

Manifold. — Ne 9:27; La 3:32

Plenteous. — Ps 86:5,15; 103:8

Abundant. — 1Pe 1:3

Sure. — Isa 55:3; Mic 7:20

Everlasting. — 1Ch 16:34; Ps 89:28; 106:1; 107:1; 136:1-26

Tender. — Ps 25:6; 103:4; Lu 1:78

New every morning. — La 3:23

High as heaven. — Ps 36:5; 103:11

Filling the earth. — Ps 119:64

Over all his works. — Ps 145:9

Is his delight — Mic 7:18

Manifested

In the sending of Christ. — Lu 1:78

In salvation. — Tit 3:5

In long-suffering. — La 3:22; Da 9:9

To his people. — De 32:43; 1Ki 8:23

To them that fear him. — Ps 103:17; Lu 1:50

To returning backsliders. — Jer 3:12; Ho 14:4; Joe 2:13

To repentant sinners. — Ps 32:5; Pr 28:13; Isa 55:7; Lu
15:18-20

To the afflicted. — Isa 49:13; 54:7

To the fatherless. — Ho 14:3

To whom he will. — Ho 2:23; Ro 9:15,18

With everlasting kindness. — Isa 54:8

A ground of hope — Ps 130:7; 147:11

A ground of trust — Ps 52:8

Should be

Sought for ourselves. — Ps 6:2

Sought for others. — Ga 6:16; 1Ti 1:2; 2Ti 1:18

Pleaded in prayer. — Ps 6:4; 25:6; 51:1

Rejoiced in. — Ps 31:7

Magnified. — 1Ch 16:34; Ps 115:1; 118:1-4,29; Jer 33:11

Typified

Mercy seat. — Ex 25:17

Exemplified

Lot. — Ge 19:16,19

Epaphroditus. — Php 2:27

Paul. — 1Ti 1:13

Mercy Seat


Moses commanded to make — Ex 25:17

Bezaleel given wisdom to make — Ex 31:2,3,7

Made of pure gold — Ex 25:17; 37:6

The cherubim formed out of, and at each end of it — Ex
25:18-20; Heb 9:5

Placed upon the ark of testimony — Ex 25:21; 26:34; 40:20

God

Appeared over in the cloud. — Le 16:2

Dwelt over. — Ps 80:1

Spoke from above. — Ex 25:22; Nu 7:89

Covered with a cloud of incense on the day of atonement — Le
16:13

The blood of sacrifices on the day of atonement sprinkled upon
and before — Le 16:14,15

Illustrative of

Christ. — Ro 3:25; Heb 9:3

The throne of grace. — Heb 4:16

Metals


Dug out of the earth — Job 28:1,2,6

Mentioned in scripture

Gold. — Ge 2:11,12

Silver. — Ge 44:2

Brass. — Ex 27:2,4; 2Ch 12:10

Copper. — Ezr 8:27; 2Ti 4:14

Iron. — Nu 35:16; Pr 27:17

Lead. — Ex 15:10; Jer 6:29

Tin. — Nu 31:22

Comparative value of — Isa 60:17; Da 2:32-45

Often mixed with dross — Isa 1:25

The holy land abounded in — De 8:9

Antiquity of the art of working in — Ge 4:21

Freed from dross by fire — Eze 22:18,20

Ceremonially cleansed by fire — Nu 31:21-23

Cast in mould — Jdj 17:4; Jer 6:29

Clay of Jordan used for moulding — 1Ki 7:46

An extensive commerce in — Eze 27:12

Midianites


Descended form Midian, son of Abraham by Keturah — Ge 25:1,2;
1Ch 1:32

Dwelt east of Jordan, beside Moab — Nu 22:1,4

A small part of

Dwelt near Horeb. — Ex 2:15; 3:1

Retained the knowledge and worship of Jehovah. — Ex 2:16;
18:9-12

Governed by kings — Nu 31:8; Jdj 8:5

Dwelt in tents — Hab 3:7

Engaged in commerce — Ge 37:28,36

Conquered by Hadad — Ge 36:25; 1Ch 1:46

Excited by Moab against Israel — Nu 22:4

Terrified at approach of Israel — Hab 3:3-7

With the moabites

Sent for Balaam to curse Israel. — Nu 22:5-7

Seduced Israel to idolatry. — Nu 25:1-6

Punished for seducing Israel. — Nu 25:16-18; 31:1-12

Allowed to oppress Israel — Jdj 6:1-6

Gideon raised up against — Jdj 6:11-14

With Amalek, &c opposed Gideon — Jdj 6:33

Miraculously defeated and destroyed by Gideon — Jdj 7:16-22;
8:10,11

Princes of, slain — Jdj 7:24,25; 8:12,21

Completeness of their destruction, alluded to — Ps 83:9-11; Isa
9:4; 10:26

Shall minister to future glory of the church — Isa 60:6

Milk


An animal secretion, of a white colour — La 4:7

Used as food by the Jews — Ge 18:8; Jdj 5:25

Different kinds mentioned

Of cows. — De 32:14; 1Sa 6:7

Of camels. — Ge 32:15

Of goats. — Pr 27:27

Of sheep. — De 32:14

Of sea-monsters. — La 4:3

Flocks and herds fed for supply of — Pr 27:23,27; Isa 7:21,22;
1Co 9:7

Canaan abounded with — Ex 3:8,17; Jos 5:6

Made into

Butter. — Pr 30:33

Cheese. — Job 10:10

Kept by the Jews in bottles — Jdj 4:19

Young animals not to be seethed in that of the mother — Ex
23:19

Illustrative of

Temporal blessings. — Ge 49:12

Blessings of the gospel. — Isa 55:1; Joe 3:18

First principles of God’s word. — 1Co 3:2; Heb 5:12; 1Pe 2:2

Godly and edifying discourses. — Song 4:11

Wealth of the Gentiles. — Isa 60:16

Doctrines of the gospel. — Song 5:1

Mills


Antiquity of — Ex 11:5

Used for grinding

Manna in the wilderness. — Nu 11:8

Corn. — Isa 47:2

Female servants usually employed at — Ex 11:5; Mt 24:41

Male captives often employed at — Jdj 16:24; La 5:13

Stones used in

Hard. — Job 41:24

Heavy. — Mt 18:6

Large. — Re 18:21

Not to be taken in pledge. — De 24:6

Often thrown down on enemies during sieges. — Jdj 9:53; 2Sa
11:21

Illustrative

(Grinding at,) of degradation. — Isa 47:1,2

(Ceasing,) of desolation. — Jer 25:10; Re 18:22

Ministers


Called by God — Ex 28:1; Heb 5:4

Qualified by God — Isa 6:5-7; 2Co 3:5,6

Commissioned by Christ — Mt 28:19

Sent by the Holy Spirit — Ac 13:2,4

Have authority from God — 2Co 10:8; 13:10

Authority of, is for edification — 2Co 10:8; 13:10

Separated to the gospel — Ro 1:1

Entrusted with the gospel — 1Th 2:4

Described as

Ambassadors for Christ. — 2Co 5:20

Ministers of Christ. — 1Co 4:1

Stewards of the mysteries of God. — 1Co 4:1

Defenders of the faith. — Php 1:7

The servants of Christ’s people. — 2Co 4:5

Specially protected by God — 2Co 1:10

Necessity for — Mt 9:37,38; Ro 10:14

Excellency of — Ro 10:15

Labours of, vain, without God’s blessing — 1Co 3:7; 15:10

Compared to earthen vessels — 2Co 4:7

Should be

Pure. — Isa 52:11; 1Ti 3:9

Holy. — Ex 28:36; Le 21:6; Tit 1:8

Humble. — Ac 20:19

Patient. — 2Co 6:4; 2Ti 2:24

Blameless. — 1Ti 3:2; Tit 1:7

Willing. — Isa 6:8; 1Pe 5:2

Disinterested. — 2Co 12:14; 1Th 2:6

Impartial. — 1Ti 5:21

Gentle. — 1Th 2:7; 2Ti 2:24

Devoted. — Ac 20:24; Php 1:20,21

Strong in grace. — 2Ti 2:1

Self-denying. — 1Co 9:27

Sober, just, and temperate. — Le 10:9; Tit 1:8

Hospitable. — 1Ti 3:2; Tit 1:8

Apt to teach. — 1Ti 3:2; 2Ti 2:24

Studious and meditative. — 1Ti 4:13,15

Watchful. — 2Ti 4:5

Prayerful. — Eph 3:14; Php 1:4

Strict in ruling their own families. — 1Ti 3:4,12

Affectionate to their people. — Php 1:7; 1Th 2:8,11

Ensample to the flock. — Php 3:17; 2Th 3:9; 1Ti 4:12; 1Pe 5:3

Should not be

Lords over God’s heritage. — 1Pe 5:3

Greedy of filthy lucre. — Ac 20:33; 1Ti 3:3,8; 1Pe 5:2

Contentious. — 1Ti 3:3; Tit 1:7

Crafty. — 2Co 4:2

Men-pleasers. — Ga 1:10; 1Th 2:4

Easily dispirited. — 2Co 4:8,9; 6:10

Entangled by cares. — Lu 9:60; 2Ti 2:4

Given to wine. — 1Ti 3:3; Tit 1:7

Should seek the salvation of their flock — 1Co 10:33

Should avoid giving unnecessary offence — 1Co 10:32,33; 2Co
6:3

Should make full proof of their ministry — 2Ti 4:5

Are bound to

Preach the gospel to all. — Mr 16:16; 1Co 1:17

Feed the Church. — Jer 3:15; Joh 21:15-17; Ac 20:28; 1Pe 5:2

Build up the Church. — 2Co 12:19; Eph 4:12

Watch for souls. — Heb 13:17

Pray for their people. — Joe 2:17; Col 1:9

Strengthen the faith of their people. — Lu 22:32; Ac 14:22

Teach. — 2Ti 2:2

Exhort. — Tit 1:9; 2:15

Warn affectionately. — Ac 20:31

Rebuke. — Tit 1:13; 2:15

Comfort. — 2Co 1:4-6

Convince gainsayers. — Tit 1:9

War a good warfare. — 1Ti 1:18; 2Ti 4:7

Endure hardness. — 2Ti 2:3

Should preach

Christ crucified. — Ac 8:5,35; 1Co 2:2

Repentance and faith. — Ac 20:21

According to the oracles of God. — 1Pe 4:11

Everywhere. — Mr 16:20; Ac 8:4

Not with enticing words of man’s wisdom. — 1Co 1:17; 2:1,4

Not setting forth themselves. — 2Co 4:5

Without deceitfulness. — 2Co 2:17; 4:2; 1Th 2:3,5

Fully, and without reserve. — Ac 5:20; 20:20,27; Ro 15:19

With boldness. — Isa 58:1; Eze 2:6; Mt 10:27,28

With plainness of speech. — 2Co 3:12

With zeal. — 1Th 2:8

With constancy. — Ac 6:4; 2Ti 4:2

With consistency. — 2Co 1:18,19

With heedfulness. — 1Ti 4:16

With good will and love. — Php 1:15-17

With faithfulness. — Eze 3:17,18

Without charge, if possible. — 1Co 9:18; 1Th 2:9

Woe to those who do not preach the gospel — 1Co 9:16

When faithful

Approve themselves as the ministers of God. — 2Co 6:4

Thank God for his gifts to their people. — 1Co 1:4; Php 1:3;
1Th 3:9

Glory in their people. — 2Co 7:4

Rejoice in the faith and holiness of their people. — 1Th 3:6-9

Commend themselves to the consciences of men. — 2Co 4:2

Are rewarded. — Mt 24:47; 1Co 3:14; 9:17,18; 1Pe 5:4

When unfaithful

Described. — Isa 56:10-12; Tit 1:10,11

Deal treacherously with their people. — Joh 10:12

Delude men. — Jer 6:14; Mt 15:14

Seek gain. — Mic 3:11; 2Pe 2:3

Shall be punished. — Eze 33:6-8; Mt 24:48-51

Their people are bound, to

Regard them as God’s messengers. — 1Co 4:1; Ga 4:14

Not to despise them. — Lu 10:16; 1Ti 4:12

Attend to their instructions. — Mal 2:7; Mt 23:3

Follow their holy example. — 1Co 11:1; Php 3:17

Imitate their faith. — Heb 13:7

Hold them in reputation. — Php 2:29; 1Th 5:13; 1Ti 5:17

Love them. — 2Co 8:7; 1Th 3:6

Pray for them. — Ro 15:30; 2Co 1:11; Eph 6:19; Heb 13:18

Obey them. — 1Co 16:16; Heb 13:17

Give them joy. — 2Co 1:14; 2:3

Help them. — Ro 16:9; Php 4:3

Support them. — 2Ch 31:4; 1Co 9:7-11; Ga 6:6

Pray for the increase of — Mt 9:38

Faithful — Exemplified

The Eleven Apostles. — Mt 28:16-19

The seventy. — Lu 10:1,17

Matthias. — Ac 1:26

Philip. — Ac 8:5

Barnabas. — Ac 11:23

Simeon, &c. — Ac 13:1

Paul. — Ac 28:31

Tychicus. — Eph 6:21

Timothy. — Php 2:22

Epaphroditus. — Php 2:24

Archippus. — Col 4:17

Titus. — Tit 1:5

Miracles

Power of God necessary to — Joh 3:2

Described as

Marvellous things. — Ps 78:12

Marvellous works. — Isa 29:14; Ps 105:5

Signs and wonders. — Jer 32:21; Joh 4:48; 2Co 12:12

Manifest

The glory of God. — Joh 11:4

The glory of Christ. — Joh 2:11; 11:4

The works of God. — Joh 9:3

Were evidences of a divine commission — Ex 4:1-5; Mr 16:20

The Messiah was expected to perform — Mt 11:2,3; Joh 7:31

Jesus was proved to be the Messiah by — Mt 11:4-6; Lu 7:20-22;
Joh 5:36; Ac 2:22

Jesus was followed on account of — Mt 4:23-25; 14:35,36; Joh
6:2,26; 12:18

A gift of the Holy Spirit — 1Co 12:10

Were performed

By the power of God. — Ex 8:19; Ac 14:3; 15:12; 19:11

By the power of Christ. — Mt 10:1

By the power of the Holy Spirit. — Mt 12:28; Ro 15:19

In the name of Christ. — Mt 16:17; Ac 3:16; 4:30

First preaching of the gospel confirmed by — Mr 16:20; Heb 2:4

The who wrought, disclaimed all power of their own — Ac 3:12

Should produce faith — Joh 2:23; 20:30,31

Should produce obedience — De 11:1-3; 29:2,3,9

Instrumental to the early propagation of the gospel — Ac 8:6;
Ro 15:18,19

Faith required in

Those who performed. — Mt 17:20; 21:21; Joh 14:12; Ac 3:16;
6:8

Those for whom they were performed. — Mt 9:28; 13:58; Mr
9:22-24; Ac 14:9

Should be remembered — 1Ch 16:12; Ps 105:5

Should be told to future generations — Ex 10:2; Jdj 6:13

Insufficient of themselves, to produce conversion — Lu 16:31

The wicked

Desire to see. — Mt 27:42; Lu 11:29; 23:8

Often acknowledge. — Joh 11:47; Ac 4:16

Do not understand. — Ps 106:7

Do not consider. — Mr 6:52

Forget. — Ne 9:17; Ps 78:1,11

Proof against. — Nu 14:22; Joh 12:37

Guilt of rejecting the evidence afforded by — Mt 11:20-24; Joh
15:24

Miracles of Christ, The

Water turned to wine — Joh 2:6-10

Nobleman’s son healed — Joh 4:46-53

Centurion’s servant healed — Mt 9:5-13

Draughts of fish — Lu 5:4-6; Joh 21:6

Devils cast out — Mt 8:28-32; 9:32,33; 15:22-28; 17:14-18; Mr
1:23-27

Peter’s wife’s mother healed — Mt 8:14,15

Lepers cleansed — Mt 8:3; Lu 17:14

Paralytic healed — Mr 2:3-12

Withered hand restored — Mt 12:10-13

Impotent man healed — Joh 5:5-9

The dead raised to life — Mt 9:18; 19:23-25; Lu 7:12-15; Joh
11:11-44

Issue of blood stopped — Mt 9:20-22

The blind restored to sight — Mt 9:27-30; Mr 8:22-25; Joh
9:1-7

The deaf and dumb cured — Mr 7:32-35

The multitude fed — Mt 14:15-21; 15:32-38

His walking on the sea — Mt 14:25-27

Peter walking on the sea — Mt 14:29

Tempest stilled — Mt 8:23-26; 14:32

Sudden arrival of the ship — Joh 6:21

Tribute money — Mt 17:27

Woman healed of infirmity — Lu 13:11-13

Dropsy cured — Lu 14:2-4

Fig tree blighted — Mt 21:19

Malchus healed — Lu 22:50,51

Performed before the messengers of John — Lu 7:21,22

Many and divers diseases healed — Mt 4:23,24; 14:14; 15:30; Mr
1:34; Lu 6:17-19

His transfiguration — Mt 17:1-8

His resurrection — Lu 24:6; Joh 10:18

His appearance to his disciples, the doors being shut — Joh
20:19

His ascension — Ac 1:9

Miracles Through Evil Agents

Performed through the power of the devil — 2Th 2:9; Re 16:14

Wrought

In support of false religions. — De 13:1-2

By false christs. — Mt 24:24

By false prophets. — Mt 24:24; Re 19:20

A mark of the Apostasy — 2Th 2:3,9; Re 13:13

Not to be regarded — De 13:3

Deceive the ungodly — 2Th 2:10-12; Re 13:14; 19:20

Exemplified

Magicians of Egypt. — Ex 7:11,22; 8:7

Witch of Endor. — 1Sa 28:7-14

Simon Magus. — Ac 8:9-11

Miracles Wrought Through Servants of God

Moses and Aaron

Rod turned into a serpent. — Ex 4:3; 7:10

Rod restored. — Ex 4:4

Hand made leprous. — Ex 4:6

Hand healed. — Ex 4:7

Water turned into blood. — Ex 4:9,30

River turned into blood. — Ex 7:20

Frogs brought. — Ex 8:6

Frogs removed. — Ex 8:13

Lice brought. — Ex 8:17

Flies brought. — Ex 8:21-24

Flies removed. — Ex 8:31

Murrain of beasts. — Ex 9:3-6

Boils and blains brought. — Ex 9:10,11

Hail brought. — Ex 9:23

Hail removed. — Ex 9:33

Locusts brought. — Ex 10:13

Locust removed. — Ex 10:19

Darkness brought. — Ex 10:22

The first-born destroyed. — Ex 12:29

The red-sea divided. — Ex 14:21,22

Egyptians overwhelmed. — Ex 14:26-28

Water sweetened. — Ex 15:25

Water from rock in Horeb. — Ex 17:6

Amalek vanquished. — Ex 17:11-13

Destruction of Korah. — Nu 16:28-32

Water from rock in Kadesh. — Nu 20:11

Healing by brazen serpent. — Nu 21:8,9

Joshua

Waters of Jordan divided. — Jos 3:10-17

Jordan restored to its course. — Jos 4:18

Jericho taken. — Jos 6:6-20

The sun and moon stayed. — Jos 10:12-14

Gideon

Midianites destroyed. — Jdj 7:16-22

Samson

A lion killed. — Jdj 14:6

Philistines killed. — Jdj 14:19; 15:15

The gates of Gaza carried away. — Jdj 16:3

Dagon’s house pulled down. — Jdj 16:30

Samuel

Thunder and rain in harvest. — 1Sa 12:18

The prophet of Judah

Jeroboam’s hand withered. — 1Ki 13:4

The altar rent. — 1Ki 13:5

The withered hand restored. — 1Ki 13:6

Elijah

Drought caused. — 1Ki 17:1; Jas 5:17

Meal and oil multiplied. — 1Ki 17:14-16

A child restored to life. — 1Ki 17:22,23

Sacrifice consumed by fire. — 1Ki 18:36,38

Men destroyed by fire. — 2Ki 1:10-12

Rain brought. — 1Ki 18:41-45; Jas 5:18

Waters of Jordan divided. — 2Ki 2:8

Taken to heaven. — 2Ki 2:11

Elisha

Waters of Jordan divided. — 2Ki 2:14

Waters healed. — 2Ki 2:21,22

Children torn by bears. — 2Ki 2:24

Oil multiplied. — 2Ki 4:1-7

Child restored to life. — 2Ki 4:32-35

Naaman healed. — 2Ki 5:10,14

Gehazi struck with leprosy. — 2Ki 5:27

Iron caused to swim. — 2Ki 6:6

Syrians smitten with blindness. — 2Ki 6:20

Syrians restored to sight. — 2Ki 6:20

A man restored to life. — 2Ki 13:21

Isaiah

Hezekiah healed. — 2Ki 20:7

Shadow put back on the dial. — 2Ki 20:11

The seventy disciples

Various miracles. — Lu 10:9,17

The apostles

Many miracles. — Ac 2:43; 5:12

Peter

Lame man cured. — Ac 3:7

Death of Ananias. — Ac 5:5

Death of Sapphira. — Ac 5:10

The sick healed. — Ac 5:15,16

AEneas made whole. — Ac 9:34

Dorcas restored to life. — Ac 9:40

Stephen

Great miracles. — Ac 6:8

Philip

Various miracles. — Ac 8:6,7,13

Paul

Elymas smitten with blindness. — Ac 13:11

Lame man cured. — Ac 14:10

An unclean spirit cast out. — Ac 16:18

Special miracles. — Ac 19:11,12

Eutychus restored to life. — Ac 20:10-12

Viper’s bite made harmless. — Ac 28:5

Father of Publius healed. — Ac 28:8

Paul and Barnabas

Various miracles. — Ac 14:3

Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Foretold — Isa 35:4-6; Joe 2:28,29

Of different kinds — 1Co 12:4-6

Enumerated — 1Co 12:8-10,28; 14:1

Christ was endued with — Mt 12:28

Poured out on the day of Pentecost — Ac 2:1-4

Communicated

Upon the preaching of the gospel. — Ac 10:44-46

By the laying on of the Apostles’ hands. — Ac 8:17,18; 19:6

For the confirmation of the gospel. — Mr 16:20; Ac 14:3; Ro
15:19; Heb 2:4

For the edification of the Church. — 1Co 12:7; 14:12,13

Dispensed according to his sovereign will — 1Co 12:11

Were to be sought after — 1Co 12:31; 14:1

Temporary nature of — 1Co 13:8

Were not to be

Neglected. — 1Ti 4:14; 2Ti 1:6

Despised. — 1Th 5:20

Purchased. — Ac 8:20

Might be possessed without saving grace — Mt 7:22,23; 1Co
13:1,2

Counterfeited by Antichrist — Mt 24:24; 2Th 2:9; Re 13:13,14

Missionaries, All Christians Should Be As

After the example of Christ — Ac 10:38

Women and children as well as men — Ps 8:2; Pr 31:26; Mt
21:15,16; Php 4:3; 1Ti 5:10; Tit 2:3-5; 1Pe 3:1

The zeal of idolaters should provoke to — Jer 7:18

The zeal of hypocrites should provoke to — Mt 23:15

An imperative duty — Jdj 5:23; Lu 19:40

The principle on which — 2Co 5:14,15

However weak they may be — 1Co 1:27

From their calling as saints — Ex 19:6; 1Pe 2:9

As faithful stewards — 1Pe 4:10,11

In youth — Ps 71:17; 148:12,13

In old age — De 32:7; Ps 71:18

In the family — De 6:7; Ps 78:5-8; Isa 38:19; 1Co 7:16

In their intercourse with the world — Mt 5:16; Php 2:15,16; 1Pe
2:12

In first giving their own selves to the Lord — 2Co 8:5

In declaring what God has done for them — Ps 66:16; 116:16-19

In hating life for Christ — Lu 14:26

In openly confessing Christ — Mt 10:32

In following Christ — Lu 14:27; 18:22

In preferring Christ above all relations — Lu 14:26; 1Co 2:2

In joyfully suffering for Christ — Heb 10:34

In forsaking all for Christ — Lu 5:11

In a holy example — Mt 5:16; Php 2:15; 1Th 1:7

In holy conduct — 1Pe 2:12

In holy boldness — Ps 119:46

In dedicating themselves to the service of God — Jos 24:15; Ps
27:4

In devoting all property to God — 1Ch 29:2,3,14,16; Ec 11:1; Mt
6:19,20; Mr 12:44; Lu 12:33; 18:22,28; Ac 2:45; 4:32-34

In holy conservation — Ps 37:30; Pr 10:31; 15:7; Eph 4:29; Col
4:6

In talking of God and his works — Ps 71:24; 77:12; 119:27;
145:11,12

In showing forth God’s praises — Isa 43:21

In inviting forth God’s praises — Isa 43:21

In inviting others to embrace the gospel — Ps 34:8; Isa 2:3;
Joh 1:46; 4:29

In seeking the edification of others — Ro 14:19; 15:2; 1Th
5:11

In admonishing others — 1Th 5:14; 2Th 3:15

In reproving others — Le 19:17; Eph 5:11

In teaching and exhorting — Ps 34:11; 51:13; Col 3:16; Heb
3:13; 10:25

In interceding for others — Col 4:3; Heb 13:18; Jas 5:16

In aiding ministers in their labours — Ro 16:3,9; 2Co 11:9; Php
4:14-16; 3Jo 1:6

In giving a reason for their faith — Ex 12:26,27; De 6:20,21;
1Pe 3:15

In encouraging the weak — Isa 35:3,4; Ro 14:1; 15:1; 1Th 5:14

In visiting and relieving the poor, the sick, &c — Le 25:35; Ps
112:9; 2Co 9:9; Mt 25:36; Ac 20:35; Jas 1:27

With a willing heart — Ex 35:29; 1Ch 29:9,14

With a superabundant liberality — Ex 36:5-7; 2Co 8:3

Encouragement to — Pr 11:25,30; 1Co 1:27; Jas 5:19,20

Blessedness of — Da 12:3

Illustrated — Mt 25:14; Lu 19:13

Exemplified

Hannah. — 1Sa 2:1-10

Captive maid. — 2Ki 5:3

Chief of the Fathers, &c. — Ezr 1:5

Shadrach, &c. — Da 3:16-18

Restored demoniac. — Mr 5:20

Shepherds. — Lu 2:17

Anna. — Lu 2:38

Joanna, &c. — Lu 8:3

Leper. — Lu 17:15

Disciples. — Lu 19:37,38

Centurion. — Lu 23:47

Andrew. — Joh 1:41,42

Philip. — Joh 1:46

Woman of Samaria. — Joh 4:29

Barnabas. — Ac 4:36,37

Persecuted Saints. — Ac 8:4; 11:19,20

Apollos. — Ac 18:25

Aquila, &c. — Ac 18:26

Various individuals. — Ro 16:1-27

Onesiphorus. — 2Ti 1:16

Philemon. — Phm 1:1-6

Missionary Work By Ministers

Commanded — Mt 28:19; Mr 16:15

Warranted by predictions concerning the heathen, &c — Isa
42:10-12; 66:19

Is according to the purpose of God — Lu 24:46,47; Ga 1:15,16;
Col 1:25-27

Directed by the Holy Spirit — Ac 13:2

Required — Lu 10:2; Ro 10:14,15

The Holy Spirit calls to — Ac 13:2

Christ engaged in — Mt 4:17,23; 11:1; Mr 1:38,39; Lu 8:1

Christ sent his disciples to labour in — Mr 3:14; 6:7; Lu
10:1-11

Obligations to engage in — Ac 4:19,20; Ro 1:13-15; 1Co 9:16

Excellency of — Isa 52:7; Ro 10:15

Worldly concerns should not delay — Lu 9:59-62

God qualifies for — Ex 3:11,18; 4:11,12,15; Isa 6:5-9

God strengthens for — Jer 1:7-9

Guilt and danger of shrinking from — Jon 1:3,4

Requires wisdom and meekness — Mt 10:16

Be ready to engage in — Isa 6:8

Aid those engaged in — Ro 16:1,2; 2Co 11:9; 3Jo 1:5-8

Harmony should subsist amongst those engaged in — Ga 2:9

Success of

To be prayed for. — Eph 6:18,19; Col 4:3

A cause of joy. — Ac 15:3

A cause of praise. — Ac 11:18; 21:19,20

No limits to the sphere of — Isa 11:9; Mr 16:15; Re 14:6

Opportunities for, not to be neglected — 1Co 16:9

Exemplified

Levites. — 2Ch 17:8,9

Jonah. — Jon 3:2

The Seventy. — Lu 10:1,17

Apostles. — Mr 6:12; Ac 13:2-5

Philip. — Ac 8:5

Paul &c. — Ac 13:2-4

Silas. — Ac 15:40,41

Timotheus. — Ac 16:3

Noah. — 2Pe 2:5

Moabites

Descended from Lot — Ge 19:37

Called

Children of Lot. — De 2:9

People of Chemosh. — Nu 21:29; Jer 48:46

Are given to, as a possession — De 2:9

Separated from the Amorites by the river Arnon — Nu 21:13

Expelled the ancient Emims — De 2:9-11

Possessed many and great cities — Nu 21:28,30; Isa 15:1-4; Jer
48:21-24

Governed by kings — Nu 23:7; Jos 24:9

Described as

Proud and arrogant. — Isa 16:6; Jer 48:29

Idolatrous. — 1Ki 11:7

Superstitious. — Jer 27:3,9

Rich and confident. — Jer 48:7

Prosperous and at ease. — Jer 48:11

Mighty men of war. — Jer 48:14

Deprived of a large part of their territories by the Amorites —
Nu 21:26

Refused to let Israel pass — Jdj 11:17,18

Alarmed at the number, &c of Israel — Nu 22:3

With Midian send for Balaam to curse Israel — Nu 22:1-24:25

Israelites

Enticed to idolatry by. — Nu 25:1-3

Forbidden to spoil. — De 2:9; Jdj 11:15

Forbidden to make leagues with. — De 23:6

Sometimes intermarried with. — Ru 1:4; 1Ki 11:1; 1Ch 8:8; Ne
13:23

Excluded from the congregation of Israel forever — De 23:3,4;
Ne 13:1,2

Always hostile to Israel — Ps 83:6; Eze 25:8

Harassed and subdued by Saul — 1Sa 14:47

Gave an asylum to David’s family — 1Sa 22:4

Made tributary to David — 2Sa 8:2,12

Benaiah slew two champions of — 2Sa 23:20

Paid tribute of sheep and wool to the king of Israel — 2Ki 3:4;
Isa 16:1

Revolted from Israel after the death of Ahab — 2Ki 1:1; 3:5

Israel and Judah joined against — 2Ki 3:6,7

Miraculously deceived by the colour of the water — 2Ki 3:21-24

Conquered by Israel and Judah — 2Ki 3:24-26

King of, sacrificed his son to excite animosity against Israel
— 2Ki 3:27

Joined Babylon against Judah — 2Ki 24:2

Prophesies respecting

Terror on account of Israel. — Ex 15:15

Desolation and grief. — Isa 15:1-9; 16:2-11

Inability to avert destruction. — Isa 16:12

To destroyed in three years. — Isa 16:13,14

To be captives in Babylon. — Jer 27:3,8; 48:7

Their desolation as a punishment for their hatred of Israel. —
Jer 48:26,27; Eze 25:8,9

Restoration from captivity. — Jer 48:47

Subjugation to Messiah. — Nu 24:17; Isa 25:10

Subjugation to Israel. — Isa 11:14

Money

Gold and silver used as — Ge 13:2; Nu 22:18

Brass introduced as, by the Romans — Mt 10:9

Originally stamped with the image of a lamb — Ge 23:15; 33:19

Of the Romans, stamped with the image of Caesar — Mt 22:20,21

Usually taken by weight — Ge 23:16; Jer 32:10

Pieces of mentioned

Talent of gold. — 1Ki 9:14; 2Ki 23:23

Talent of silver. — 1Ki 16:24; 2Ki 5:22,23

Shekel of silver. — Jdj 17:10; 2Ki 15:20

Half shekel or bekah. — Ex 30:15

Third of a shekel. — Ne 10:32

Fourth of a shekel. — 1Sa 9:8

Gerah the twentieth of a shekel. — Nu 3:47

Pound. — Lu 19:13

Penny. — Mt 20:2; Mr 6:37

Farthing. — Mt 5:26; Lu 12:6

Mite. — Mr 12:42; Lu 21:2

Of the Jews regulated by the standard of sanctuary — Le 5:15;
Nu 3:47

Was current with the merchants — Ge 23:16

Jews forbidden to take usury for — Le 25:37

Changing of, a trade — Mt 21:12; Joh 2:15

Was given

For lands. — Ge 23:9; Ac 4:37

For slaves. — Ge 37:28; Ex 21:21

For merchandise. — Ge 43:12; De 2:6

For tribute. — 2Ki 23:33; Mt 22:19

As wages. — Ezr 3:7; Mt 20:2; Jas 5:4

As offerings. — 2Ki 12:7-9; Ne 10:32

As alms. — 1Sa 2:36; Ac 3:3,6

Custom of presenting a piece of. — Job 42:11

Power and usefulness of. — Ec 7:12; 10:19

Love of, the root of all evil. — 1Ti 6:10

Months

Sun and moon designed to mark out — Ge 1:14

The patriarchs computed time by — Ge 29:14

The Jews computed time by — Jdj 11:37; 1Sa 6:1; 1Ki 4:7

Commenced with first appearance of new moon — Nu 10:10; Ps
81:3

Originally had no names — Ge 7:11; 8:4

The year composed of twelve — 1Ch 27:2-15; Es 2:12; Re 22:2

Names of the twelve

First, Nisan or Abib. — Ex 13:4; Ne 2:1

Second, Zif. — 1Ki 6:1,37

Third, Sivan. — Es 8:9

Fourth, Tammuz. — Zec 8:19

Fifth, Av. — Zec 7:3

Sixth, Elul. — Ne 6:15

Seventh, Ethanim. — 1Ki 8:2

Eighth, Bul. — 1Ki 6:38

Ninth, Chisleu. — Zec 7:1

Tenth, Tebeth. — Es 2:16

Eleventh, Sebat. — Zec 1:7

Twelfth, Adar. — Ezr 6:15; Es 3:7

Idolaters prognosticated by — Isa 47:13

Observance of, condemned — Ga 4:10

Moon, The

Created by God — Ge 1:14; Ps 8:3

Made to glorify God — Ps 148:3

Called the lesser light — Ge 1:16

Described as

Fair. — Song 6:10

Bright. — Job 31:26

Has a glory of its own — 1Co 15:41

Appointed

To divide day from night. — Ge 1:14

For signs and seasons. — Ge 1:14; Ps 104:19

For a light in the firmament. — Ge 1:15

To light the earth by night. — Jer 31:35

To rule the night. — Ge 1:16; Ps 136:9

By an ordinance for ever. — Ps 72:5,7; 89:37; Jer 31:36

For the benefit of all. — De 4:19

Influences vegetation — De 33:14

First appearance of, a time of festivity — 1Sa 20:5,6; Ps 81:3

Miracles connected with

Standing still in Ajalon. — Jos 10:12,13

Signs in, before the destruction of Jerusalem. — Lu 21:25

Lunacy attributed to the influence of — Ps 121:6; Mt 4:24

Worshipped as the queen of heaven — Jer 7:18; 44:17-19,25

Worshipping of

Forbidden to the Jews. — De 4:19

Condemned as atheism. — Job 31:26,28

To be punished with death. — De 17:3-6

Jews often guilty of. — 2Ki 23:5; Jer 8:2

Jews punished for. — Jer 8:1-3

Illustrative

Of glory of Christ in the Church. — Isa 60:20

Of fairness of the Church. — Song 6:10

Of changeableness of the world. — Re 12:1

(Becoming blood,) of judgments. — Re 6:12

(Withdrawing her light,) of deep calamities. — Isa 13:10; Joe
2:10; 3:15; Mt 24:29

Morning


The second part of the day at the creation — Ge
1:5,8,13,19,23,31

The first part of the natural day — Mr 16:2

Ordained by God — Job 38:12

Began with first dawn — Jos 6:15; Ps 119:147

Continued until noon — 1Ki 18:26; Ne 8:3

First dawning of, called the eyelids of the morning — Job 3:9;
41:18

The outgoings of, made to rejoice — Ps 65:8

The Jews

Generally rose early in. — Ge 28:18; Jdj 6:28

Eat but little in. — Ec 10:16

Went to the temple in. — Lu 21:38; Joh 8:2

Offered a part of the daily sacrifice in. — Ex 29:38,39; Nu
28:4-7

Devoted a part of, to prayer and praise. — Ps 5:3; 59:16;
88:13

Gathered the manna in. — Ex 16:21

Began their journeys in. — Ge 22:3

Held courts of justice in. — Jer 21:12; Mt 27:1

Contracted covenants in. — Ge 26:31

Transacted business in. — Ec 11:6; Mt 20:1

Was frequently cloudless — 2Sa 23:4

A red sky in, a sign of bad weather — Mt 16:3

Ushered in by the morning star — Job 38:7

Illustrative

Of the resurrection day. — Ps 49:14

(Breaking forth,) of the glory of the church. — Song 6:10; Isa
58:8

(Star of,) of the glory of Christ. — Re 22:16

(Star of,) of reward of saints. — Re 2:28

(Clouds in,) of the short lived profession of hypocrites. — Ho
6:4

(Wings of,) of rapid movements. — Ps 139:9

(Spread upon the mountains,) of heavy calamities. — Joe 2:2

Moth, The


Destructive to garments — Mt 6:19; Jas 5:2

Destroyed by the slightest touch — Job 4:19

Illustrative

Of God in the execution of his judgments. — Ho 5:12

(Eating a garment,) of God’s judgments. — Isa 50:9; 51:8

(Garments eaten by,) of those who have suffered severe
judgments. — Job 13:28

(Making its house in garments,) of man’s folly in providing
earthly things. — Job 27:18

Mountains

The elevated parts of the earth — Ge 7:19,20

God

Formed. — Am 4:13

Set fast. — Ps 65:6

Gives strength to. — Ps 95:4

Weighs, in a balance. — Isa 40:12

Waters, from his chambers. — Ps 104:13

Parches, with draught. — Hag 1:11

Causes, to smoke. — Ps 104:32; 144:5

Sets the foundations of, on fire. — De 32:22

Makes waste. — Isa 42:15

Causes, to tremble. — Na 1:5; Hab 3:10

Causes, to skip. — Ps 114:4,6

Causes, to melt. — Jdj 5:5; Ps 97:5; Isa 64:1,3

Removes. — Job 9:5

Overturns. — Job 9:5; 28:9

Scatters. — Hab 3:6

Made to glorify God — Ps 148:9

Called

God’s mountains. — Isa 49:11

The ancient mountains. — De 33:15

The everlasting mountains. — Hab 3:6

Perpetual hills. — Heb 3:6

Everlasting hills. — Ge 49:26

Pillars of heaven. — Job 26:11

Many exceedingly high — Ps 104:18; Isa 2:14

Collect the vapours which ascend from the earth — Ps 104:6,8

Are the sources of springs and rivers — De 8:7; Ps 104:8-10

Canaan abounded in — De 11:11

Volcanic fires of, alluded to — Isa 64:1,2; Jer 51:25; Na
1:5,6

Mentioned in scripture

Ararat. — Ge 8:4

Abarim. — Nu 33:47,48

Amalek. — Jdj 12:15

Bashan. — Ps 68:15

Bethel. — 1Sa 13:2

Carmel. — Jos 15:55; 19:26; 2Ki 19:23

Ebal. — De 11:29; 27:13

Ephraim. — Jos 17:15; Jdj 2:9

Gerizim. — De 11:29; Jdj 9:7

Gilboa. — 1Sa 31:1; 2Sa 1:6,21

Gilead. — Ge 31:21,25; Song 4:1

Hachilah. — 1Sa 23:19

Hermon. — Jos 13:11

Hor. — Nu 20:22; 34:7,8

Horeb. — Ex 3:1

Lebanon. — De 3:25

Mizar. — Ps 42:6

Moreh. — Jdj 7:1

Moriah. — Ge 22:2; 2Ch 3:1

Nebo (part of Abarim). — Nu 32:3; De 34:1

Olives or mount of corruption. — 1Ki 11:7; 2Ki 23:13; Lu 21:37

Pisgah (part of Abarim). — Nu 21:20; De 34:1

Seir. — Ge 14:6; 36:8

Sinai. — Ex 19:2; 18:20,23; 31:18

Sion. — 2Sa 5:7

Tabor. — Jdj 4:6,12,14

A defence to a country — Ps 125:2

Afford refuge in time of danger — Ge 14:10; Jdj 6:2; Mt 24:16;
Heb 11:38

Afforded pasturage — Ex 3:1; 1Sa 25:7; 1Ki 22:17; Ps 147:8; Am
4:1

Abounded with

Herbs. — Pr 27:25

Minerals. — De 8:9

Precious things. — De 33:15

Stone for building. — 1Ki 5:14,17; Da 2:45

Forests. — 2Ki 19:23; 2Ch 2:2,8-10

Vineyards. — 2Ch 26:10; Jer 31:5

Spices. — Song 4:6; 8:14

Deer. — 1Ch 12:8; Song 2:8

Game. — 1Sa 26:20

Wild beasts. — Song 4:8; Hab 2:17

Often inhabited — Ge 36:8; Jos 11:21

Sometimes selected as places for divine worship — Ge 22:2,5; Ex
3:12; Isa 2:2

Often selected as places for idolatrous worship — De 12:2; 2Ch
21:11

Proclamations often made from — Isa 40:9

Beacons or ensigns often raised upon — Isa 13:2; 30:17

Illustrative

Of difficulties. — Isa 40:4; Zec 4:7; Mt 17:20

Of persons in authority. — Ps 72:3; Isa 44:23

Of the church of God. — Isa 2:2; Da 2:35,44,45

Of God’s righteousness. — Ps 36:6

Of proud and haughty persons. — Isa 2:14

(Burning,) of destructive enemies. — Jer 51:25; Re 8:8

(Breaking forth into singing,) of exceeding joy. — Isa 44:23;
55:12

(Threshing of,) of heavy judgments. — Isa 41:15

(Made waste,) of desolation. — Isa 42:15; Mal 1:3

(Dropping new wine,) of abundance. — Am 9:13

Mule, The

First mention of — Ge 36:24

Stupid and intractable — Ps 32:9

Used for

Riding, by persons of distinction. — 2Sa 13:29; 18:9; 1Ki 1:33

Carrying burdens. — 2Ki 5:17; 1Ch 12:40

Conveying posts and messengers. — Es 8:10,14

Liable to the plague — Zec 14:15

Food of — 1Ki 4:28; 18:5

The Jews

Forbidden to breed. — Le 19:19

Set a great value upon. — 1Ki 18:5

Brought many, from Babylon. — Ezr 2:66

Shall used, at the restoration. — Isa 66:20

Of Togarmah, sold in fairs of Tyre — Eze 27:14

Often given as tribute — 1Ki 10:25

Murder

Forbidden by Mosaic law — Ex 20:13; De 5:17

Why forbidden by God — Ge 9:6

The law made to restrain — 1Ti 1:9

Described as killing

With premeditation. — Ex 21:14

From hatred. — Nu 35:20,21; De 19:11

By lying in wait. — Nu 35:20; De 19:11

By an instrument of iron. — Nu 35:16

By the blow of a stone. — Nu 35:17

By a hand weapon of wood. — Nu 35:18

Killing a thief in the day, counted as — Ex 22:3

Early introduction of — Ge 4:8

Represented as a sin crying to heaven — Ge 4:10; Heb 12:24; Re
6:10

The Jews often guilty of — Isa 1:21

Persons guilty of

Fearful and cowardly. — Ge 4:14

Wanderers and vagabonds. — Ge 4:14

Flee from God’s presence. — Ge 4:16

Not protected in refuge cities. — De 19:11,12

Had no protection from altars. — Ex 21:14

Not to be pitied or spared. — De 19:13

Often committed by night — Ne 6:10; Job 24:14

Imputed to the nearest city when the murderer was unknown — De
21:1-3

Mode of clearing those suspected of — De 21:3-9; Mt 27:24

To be proved by two witnesses at least — Nu 35:30; De 19:11,15

Punishment for

The curse of God. — Ge 4:11

Death. — Ge 9:5,6; Ex 21:12; Nu 35:16

Not to be commuted. — Nu 35:32

Inflicted by the nearest of kin. — Nu 35:19,21

Forbidden. — Ge 9:6; Ex 20:13; De 5:17; Ro 13:9

Explained by Christ — Mt 5:21,22

Hatred is — 1Jo 3:15

Is a work for the flesh — Ga 5:21

Comes from the heart — Mt 15:19

Defiles the

Hands. — Isa 59:3

Person and garments. — La 4:13,14

Land. — Nu 35:33; Ps 106:38

Not concealed from God — Isa 26:21; Jer 2:34

Cries for vengeance — Ge 4:10

God

Abominates. — Pr 6:16,17

Makes inquisition for. — Ps 9:12

Will avenge. — De 32:43; 1Ki 21:19; Ho 1:4

Requires blood for. — Ge 9:5; Nu 35:33; 1Ki 2:32

Rejects the prayers of those guilty of. — Isa 1:15; 59:2,3

Curses those guilty of. — Ge 4:11

The law made to restrain — 1Ti 1:9

Saints

Specially warned against. — 1Pe 4:15

Deprecate the guilt of. — Ps 51:14

Should warn others against. — Ge 37:22; Jer 26:15

Connected with idolatry — Eze 22:3,4; 2Ki 3:27

The wicked

Filled with. — Ro 1:29

Devise. — Ge 27:41; 37:18

Intent on. — Jer 22:17

Lie in wait to commit. — Ps 10:8-10

Swift to commit. — Pr 1:16; Ro 3:15

Perpetrate. — Job 24:14; Eze 22:3

Have hands full of. — Isa 1:15

Encourage others to commit. — 1Ki 21:8-10; Pr 1:11

Characteristic of the devil — Joh 8:44

Punishment of — Ge 4:12-15; 9:6; Nu 35:30; 2Ki 9:36,37; Jer
19:4-9

Punishment of, not commuted under the Law — Nu 35:31

Of saints, specially avenged — De 32:43; Mt 23:35; Re 18:20,24

Excludes from heaven — Ga 5:21; Re 22:15

Exemplified

Cain. — Ge 4:8

Esau. — Ge 27:41

Joseph’s brethren. — Ge 37:20

Pharaoh. — Ex 1:22

Abimelech. — Jdj 9:5

Men of Shechem. — Jdj 9:24

Amalekite. — 2Sa 1:16

Rechab. — 2Sa 4:5-7

David. — 2Sa 12:9

Absalom. — 2Sa 13:29

Joab. — 1Ki 2:31,32

Baasha. — 1Ki 15:27

Zimri. — 1Ki 16:10

Jezebel. — 1Ki 21:10

Elders of Jezreel. — 1Ki 21:13

Ahab. — 1Ki 21:19

Hazael. — 2Ki 8:12,15

Adrammelech, &c. — 2Ki 19:37

Manasseh. — 2Ki 21:16

Ishmael. — Jer 41:7

Princes of Israel. — Eze 11:6

People of Gilead. — Ho 6:8

The Herods. — Mt 2:16; 14:10; Ac 12:2

Herodias and her daughter. — Mt 14:8-11

Chief priests. — Mt 27:1

Judas. — Mt 27:4

Barabbas. — Mr 15:7

Jews — Ac 7:52; 1Th 2:15

Murmuring

Forbidden — 1Co 10:10; Php 2:14

Against

God. — Pr 19:3

The sovereignty of God. — Ro 9:19,20

The service of God. — Mal 3:14

Christ. — Lu 5:30; 15:2; 19:7; Joh 6:41-43,52

Ministers of God. — Ex 17:3; Nu 16:41

Disciples of Christ. — Mt 7:2; Lu 5:30; 6:2

Unreasonableness of — La 3:39

Tempts God — Ex 17:2

Provokes God — Nu 14:2,11; De 9:8,22

Saints cease from — Isa 29:23,24

Characteristic of the wicked — Jude 1:16

Guilt of encouraging others in — Nu 13:31-33; 14:36,37

Punishment of — Nu 11:1; 14:27-29; 16:45,46; Ps 106:25,26

Illustrated — Mt 20:11; Lu 15:29,30

Exemplified

Cain. — Ge 4:13,14

Moses. — Ex 5:22,23

Israelites. — Ex 14:11; 15:24; 16:2; 17:2,3; Nu 11:1-4; 21:5

Aaron, &c. — Nu 12:1,2,8

Korah &c. — Nu 16:3

Elijah. — 1Ki 19:4

Job. — Job 3:1-26

Jeremiah. — Jer 20:14-18

Jonah. — Jon 4:8,9

Disciples. — Mr 14:4,5; Joh 6:61

Pharisees. — Lu 15:2; 19:7

Jews. — Joh 6:41-43

Grecians. — Ac 6:1

Music


Early invention of — Ge 4:21

Divided into

Vocal. — 2Sa 19:35; Ac 16:25

Instrumental. — Da 6:18

Designed to promote joy — Ec 2:8,10

Vanity of all unsanctified — Ec 2:8,11

Considered efficacious in mental disorders — 1Sa 16:14-17,23

Effects produced on the prophets of old by — 1Sa 10:5,6; 2Ki
3:15

Instruments of

Cymbals. — 1Ch 16:5; Ps 150:5

Cornet. — Ps 98:6; Ho 5:8

Dulcimer. — Da 3:5

Flute. — Da 3:5

Harp. — Ps 137:2; Eze 26:13

Organ. — Ge 4:21; Job 21:12; Ps 150:4

Pipe. — 1Ki 1:40; Isa 5:12; Jer 48:36

Psaltery. — Ps 33:2; 71:22

Sackbut. — Da 3:5

Tabret. — 1Sa 10:5; Isa 24:8

Timbrel. — Ex 15:20; Ps 68:25

Trumpet. — 2Ki 11:14; 2Ch 29:27

Viol. — Isa 14:11; Am 5:23

Made of fir wood. — 2Sa 6:5

Made of almug wood. — 1Ki 10:12

Made of brass. — 1Co 13:1

Made of silver. — Nu 10:2

Made of horns of animals. — Jos 6:8

Many, with strings. — Ps 33:2; 150:4

Early invention of. — Ge 4:21

Invented by David. — 1Ch 23:5; 2Ch 7:6

The Jews celebrated for inventing. — Am 6:5

Often expensively ornamented. — Eze 28:13

Great diversity of. — Ec 2:8

Appointed to be used in the temple — 1Ch 16:4-6; 23:5,6; 25:1;
2Ch 29:25

Custom of sending away friends with — Ge 31:27

The Jews used

In sacred processions. — 2Sa 6:4,5,15; 1Ch 13:6-8; 15:27,28

At laying foundation of temple. — Ezr 3:9,10

At consecration of temple. — 2Ch 5:11-13

At coronation of kings. — 2Ch 23:11,13

At dedication of city walls. — Ne 12:27,28

To celebrate victories. — Ex 15:20; 1Sa 18:6,7

In religious feasts. — 2Ch 30:21

In private entertainments. — Isa 5:12; Am 6:5

In dances. — Mt 11:17; Lu 15:25

In funeral ceremonies. — Mt 9:23

In commemorating great men. — 2Ch 35:25

Used in idol worship — Da 3:5

The movements of armies regulated by — Jos 6:8; 1Co 14:8

Generally put aside in times of affliction — Ps 137:2-4; Da
6:18

Illustrative

Of joy and gladness. — Zep 3:17; Eph 5:19

Of heavenly felicity. — Re 5:8,9

(Ceasing of,) of calamities. — Isa 24:8,9; Re 18:22

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