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

Alphabetical Listings

Palaces

Jerusalem celebrated for — Ps 48:3,13

The term applied to

Residences of kings. — Da 4:4; 6:18

Houses of great men. — Am 3:9; Mic 5:5

The temple of God. — 1Ch 29:1,19

The house of the high priest. — Mt 26:58

Described as

High. — Ps 78:69

Polished. — Ps 144:12

Pleasant. — Isa 13:22

Of kings

Called the king’s house. — 2Ki 25:9; 2Ch 7:11

Called the house of the kingdom. — 2Ch 2:1,12

Called the king’s palace. — Es 1:5

Called the royal house. — Es 1:9

Splendidly furnished. — Es 1:6

Surrounded with gardens. — Es 1:5

Surrounded with terraces. — 2Ch 9:11

Under governors. — 1Ki 4:6; Ne 7:2

Often attended by eunuchs as servants. — 2Ki 20:18; Da 1:3,4

Were strictly guarded. — 2Ki 11:5

Afforded support to all the King’s retainers. — Ezr 4:14; Da
1:5

Royal decrees issued from. — Es 3:15; 8:14

Royal decrees laid up in. — Ezr 6:2

Contained treasures of the king. — 1Ki 15:18; 2Ch 12:9; 25:24

Gorgeous apparel suited to, alone. — Lu 7:25

Were entered by gates — Ne 2:8

Often the storehouses of rapine — Am 3:10

Often as punishment

Spoiled. — Am 3:11

Forsaken. — Isa 32:14

Desolate. — Ps 69:25; Eze 19:7

Scenes of bloodshed. — Jer 9:21

Burned with fire. — 2Ch 36:19; Jer 17:27

Overgrown with thorns, &c. — Isa 34:13

The habitation of dragons, &c. — Isa 13:22

The spider makes its way even into — Pr 30:28

Illustrative of

The splendour of the church. — Song 8:9

The godly children of saints. — Ps 144:12

The place of Satan’s dominion. — Lu 11:21

Palm Tree, The

First mention of, in Scripture — Ex 15:27

Jericho celebrated for — De 34:3; Jdj 1:16

Described as

Tall. — Song 7:7

Upright. — Jer 10:5

Flourishing. — Ps 92:12

Fruitful to a great age. — Ps 92:14

The fruit of, called dates — 2Ch 31:5

Requires a moist and fertile soil — Ex 15:27

Tents often pitched under the shade of — Jdj 4:5

The branches of, were

The emblem of victory. — Re 7:9

Carried at feast of tabernacles. — Le 23:40

Used for constructing booths. — Ne 8:15

Spread before Christ. — Joh 12:13

Blasted as a punishment — Joe 1:12

Represented in carved work on the walls and doors of the temple
of Solomon — 1Ki 6:29,32,35; 2Ch 3:5

Illustrative of

The church. — Song 7:7,8

The righteous. — Ps 92:12

The upright appearance of idols. — Jer 10:5

Parables

Remarkable Parables of the Old Testament — Jdj 9:8-15; 2Sa
12:1-4; 14:5-7

Parables of christ

Wise and foolish builders. — Mt 7:24-27

Children of the bride chamber. — Mt 9:15

New cloth and old garment. — Mt 9:16

New wine and old bottles. — Mt 9:17

Unclean spirit. — Mt 12:43

Sower. — Mt 13:3-23; Lu 8:5-15

Tares. — Mt 13:24-30,36-43

Mustard-seed. — Mt 13:31,32; Lu 13:19

Leaven. — Mt 13:33

Treasure hid in a field. — Mt 13:44

Pearl of great price. — Mt 13:45,46

Net cast into the sea. — Mt 13:47-50

Meats defiling not. — Mt 15:10-15

Unmerciful servant. — Mt 18:23-35

Labourers hired. — Mt 20:1-16

Two sons. — Mt 21:28-32

Wicked husbandmen. — Mt 21:33-45

Marriage-feast. — Mt 22:2-14

Fig-tree leafing. — Mt 24:32-34

Man of the house watching. — Mt 24:43

Faithful, and evil servants. — Mt 24:45-51

Ten virgins. — Mt 25:1-13

Talents. — Mt 25:14-30

Kingdom, divided against itself. — Mr 3:24

House, divided against itself. — Mr 3:25

Strong man armed. — Mr 3:27; Lu 11:21

Seed growing secretly — Mr 4:26-29

Lighted candle — Mr 4:21; Lu 11:33-36

Man taking a far journey — Mr 13:34-37

Blind leading the blind — Lu 6:39

Beam and mote — Lu 6:41,42

Tree and its fruit — Lu 6:43-45

Creditor and debtors — Lu 7:41-47

Good Samaritan — Lu 10:30-37

Importunate friend — Lu 11:5-9

Rich fool — Lu 12:16-21

Cloud and wind — Lu 12:54-57

Barren fig-tree — Lu 13:6-9

Men bidden to a feast — Lu 14:7-11

Builder of a tower — Lu 14:28-30,33

King going to war — Lu 14:31-33

Savour of salt — Lu 14:34,35

Lost sheep — Lu 15:3-7

Lost piece of silver — Lu 15:8-10

Prodigal son — Lu 15:11-32

Unjust steward — Lu 16:1-8

Rich man and Lazarus — Lu 16:19-31

Importunate widow — Lu 18:1-8

Pharisee and Publican — Lu 18:9-14

Pounds — Lu 19:12-27

Good Shepherd — Joh 10:1-6

Vine and branches — Joh 15:1-5

Pardon

Promised — Isa 1:18; Jer 31:34; Heb 8:12; Jer 50:20

None without shedding of blood — Le 17:11; Heb 9:22

Legal sacrifices, ineffectual for — Heb 10:4

Outward purifications, ineffectual for — Job 9:30,31; Jer 2:22

The blood of Christ, alone, is efficacious for — Zec 13:1; 1Jo
1:7

Is granted

By God alone. — Da 9:9; Mr 2:7

By Christ. — Mr 2:5; Lu 7:48

Through Christ. — Lu 1:69,77; Ac 5:31; 13:38

Through the blood of Christ. — Mt 26:28; Ro 3:25; Col 1:14

For the name’s sake of Christ. — 1Jo 2:12

According to the riches of grace. — Eph 1:7

On the exaltation of Christ. — Ac 5:31

Freely. — Isa 43:25

Readily. — Ne 9:17; Ps 86:5

Abundantly. — Isa 55:7; Ro 5:20

To those who confess their sins. — 2Sa 12:13; Ps 32:5; 1Jo 1:9

To those who repent. — Ac 2:38

To those who believe. — Ac 10:43

Should be preached in the name of Christ — Lu 24:47

Exhibits the

Compassion of God. — Mic 7:18,19

Grace of God. — Ro 5:15,16

Mercy of God. — Ex 34:7; Ps 51:1

Goodness of God. — 2Ch 30:18; Ps 86:5

Forbearance of God. — Ro 3:25

Loving-kindness of God. — Ps 51:1

Justice of God. — 1Jo 1:9

Faithfulness of God. — 1Jo 1:9

Expressed by

Forgiving transgression. — Ps 32:1

Removing transgression. — Ps 103:12

Blotting out transgression. — Isa 44:22

Covering sin. — Ps 32:1

Blotting out sin. — Ac 3:19

Casting sins into the sea. — Mic 7:19

Not imputing sin. — Ro 4:8

Not mentioning transgression. — Eze 18:22

Remembering sins no more. — Heb 10:17

All saints enjoy — Col 2:13; 1Jo 2:12

Blessedness of — Ps 32:1; Ro 4:7

Should lead to

Returning to God. — Isa 44:22

Loving God. — Lu 7:47

Fearing God. — Ps 130:4

Praising God. — Ps 103:2,3

Ministers are appointed to proclaim — Isa 40:1,2; 2Co 5:19

Pray for

For yourselves. — Ps 25:11,18; 51:1; Mt 6:12; Lu 11:4

For others. — Jas 5:15; 1Jo 5:16

Encouragement to pray for — 2Ch 7:14

Withheld from

The unforgiving. — Mr 11:26; Lu 6:37

The unbelieving. — Joh 8:21,24

The impenitent. — Lu 13:2-5

Blasphemers against the Holy Spirit. — Mt 12:32; Mr 3:28,29

Apostates. — Heb 10:26,27; 1Jo 5:16

Illustrated — Lu 7:42; 15:20-24

Exemplified

Israelites. — Nu 14:20

David. — 2Sa 12:13

Manasseh. — 2Ch 33:13

Hezekiah. — Isa 38:17

The Paralytic. — Mt 9:2

The Penitent. — Lu 7:47

Parents

Receive their children from God — Ge 33:5; 1Sa 1:27; Ps 127:3

Their duty to their children is

To love them. — Tit 2:4

To bring them to Christ. — Mt 19:13,14

To train them up for God. — Pr 22:6; Eph 6:4

To instruct them in God’s word. — De 4:9; 11:19; Isa 38:19

To tell them of God’s judgments. — Joe 1:3

To tell them of the miraculous works of God. — Ex 10:2; Ps
78:4

To command them to obey God. — De 32:46; 1Ch 28:9

To bless them. — Ge 48:15; Heb 11:20

To pity them. — Ps 103:13

To provide for them. — Job 42:15; 2Co 12:14; 1Ti 5:8

To rule them. — 1Ti 3:4,12

To correct them. — Pr 13:24; 19:18; 23:13; 29:17; Heb 12:7

Not to provoke them. — Eph 6:4; Col 3:21

Not to make unholy connections for them. — Ge 24:1-4; 28:1,2

Wicked children, a cause of grief to — Pr 10:1; 17:25

S

hould pray for their children

For their spiritual welfare. — Ge 17:18; 1Ch 29:19

When in temptation. — Job 1:5

When in sickness. — 2Sa 12:16; Mr 5:23; Joh 4:46,49

When Faithful

Are blessed by their children. — Pr 31:28

Leave a blessing to their children. — Ps 112:2; Pr 11:21; Isa
65:23

Sins of, visited on their children — Ex 20:5; Isa 14:20; La
5:7

Negligence of, sorely punished — 1Sa 3:13

When wicked

Instruct their children in evil. — Jer 9:14; 1Pe 1:18

Set a bad example to their children. — Eze 20:18; Am 2:4

Good – Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 18:19

Jacob. — Ge 44:20,30

Joseph. — Ge 48:13-20

Mother of Moses. — Ex 2:2,3

Manoah. — Jdj 13:8

Hannah. — 1Sa 1:28

David. — 2Sa 18:5,33

Shunammite. — 2Ki 4:19,20

Job. — Job 1:5

Mother of Lemuel. — Pr 31:1

Nobleman. — Joh 4:49

Lois and Eunice. — 2Ti 1:5

Bad – Exemplified

Mother of Micah. — Jdj 17:3

Eli. — 1Sa 3:13

Saul. — 1Sa 20:33

Athaliah. — 2Ch 22:3

Manasseh. — 2Ch 33:6

Herodias. — Mr 6:24

Paschal Lamb, Typical Nature Of

A type of Christ — Ex 12:3; 1Co 5:7

A male of the first year — Ex 12:5; Isa 9:6

Without blemish — Ex 12:5; 1Pe 1:19

Taken out of the flock — Ex 12:5; Heb 2:14,17

Chosen before-hand — Ex 12:3; 1Pe 2:4

Shut up four days that it might be closely examined — Ex 12:6;
Joh 8:46; 18:38

Killed by the people — Ex 12:6; Ac 2:23

Killed at the place where the Lord put his name — De 16:2,5-7;
2Ch 35:1; Lu 13:33

Killed in the evening — Ex 12:6; Mr 15:34,37

Its blood to be shed — Ex 12:7; Lu 22:20

Blood of, sprinkled on lintel and door-posts — Ex 12:22; Heb
9:13,14; 10:22; 1Pe 1:2

Blood of, not sprinkled on threshold — Ex 12:7; Heb 10:29

Not a bone of, broken — Ex 12:46; Joh 19:36

Not eaten raw — Ex 12:9; 1Co 11:28,29

Roasted with fire — Ex 12:8; Ps 22:14,15

Eaten with bitter herbs — Ex 12:8; Zec 12:10

Eaten with unleavened bread — Ex 12:39; 1Co 5:7,8; 2Co 1:12

Eaten in haste — Ex 12:11; Heb 6:18

Eaten with the loins girt — Ex 12:11; Lu 12:35; Eph 6:14; 1Pe
1:13

Eaten with staff in hand — Ex 12:11; Ps 23:4

Eaten with shoes on — Ex 12:11; Eph 6:15

Not taken out of the house — Ex 12:46; Eph 3:17

What remained of it till morning to be burned — Ex 12:10; Mt
7:6; Lu 11:3

Patience

God, is the God of — Ro 15:5

Christ, an example of — Isa 53:7; Ac 8:32; Mt 27:14

Enjoined — Tit 2:2; 2Pe 1:6

Should have its perfect work — Jas 1:4

Trials of saints lead to — Ro 5:3; Jas 1:3

Produces

Experience. — Ro 5:4

Hope. — Ro 15:4

Suffering with, for well-doing, is acceptable with God — 1Pe
2:20

To be exercised

Running the race set before us. — Heb 12:1

Bringing forth fruits. — Lu 8:15

Well-doing. — Ro 2:7; Ga 6:9

Waiting for God. — Ps 37:7; 40:1

Waiting for Christ. — 1Co 1:7; 2Th 3:5

Waiting for the hope of the gospel. — Ro 8:25; Ga 5:5

Waiting for God’s salvation. — La 3:26

Bearing the yoke. — La 3:27

Tribulation. — Lu 21:19; Ro 12:12

Necessary to the inheritance of the promises — Heb 6:12; 10:36

Exercise, towards all — 1Th 5:14

They who are in authority, should exercise — Mt 18:26; Ac 26:3

Ministers should follow after — 1Ti 6:11

Ministers approved by — 2Co 6:4

Should be accompanied by

Godliness. — 2Pe 1:6

Faith. — 2Th 1:4; Heb 6:12; Re 13:10

Temperance. — 2Pe 1:6

Long-suffering. — Col 1:11

Joyfulness. — Col 1:11

Saints strengthened to all — Col 1:11

Commended — Ec 7:8; Re 2:2,3

Illustrated — Jas 5:7

Exemplified

Job. — Job 1:21; Jas 5:11

Simeon. — Lu 2:25

Paul. — 2Ti 3:10

Abraham. — Heb 6:15

Prophets. — Jas 5:10

John. — Re 1:9

Patriarchal Government

Vested in the heads of families — Ge 18:19

Exercised in

Training, &c their servants for war. — Ge 14:14

Vindicating their wrongs. — Ge 14:12,15,16

Forming treaties and alliances. — Ge 14:13; 21:22-32; 26:28-33

Acting as priests. — Ge 8:20; 12:7,8; 35:1-7; Job 1:5

Acting as judges. — Ge 38:24

Arbitrarily disinheriting and putting away servants and
children. — Ge 21:14; 1Ch 5:1

Blessing and cursing their children. — Ge 9:25,26; 27:28,29;
49:1-33

The authority of heads of families for, acknowledged. — Ge
23:6

Peace

God is the author of — Ps 147:14; Isa 45:7; 1Co 14:33

Results from

Heavenly wisdom. — Jas 3:17

The government of Christ. — Isa 2:4

Praying for rulers. — 1Ti 2:2

Seeking the peace of those with whom we dwell. — Jer 29:7

Necessary to the enjoyment of life — Ps 34:12,14; 1Pe 3:10,11

God bestows upon those who

Obey him. — Le 26:6

Please him. — Ps 16:7

Endure his chastisements. — Job 5:17,23,24

Is a bond of union — Eph 4:3

The fruit of righteousness should be sown in — Jas 3:18

The church shall enjoy — Ps 125:5; 128:6; Isa 2:4; Ho 2:18

Saints should

Love. — Zec 8:19

Seek. — Ps 34:14; 1Pe 3:11

Follow. — 2Ti 2:22

Follow the things which make for. — Ro 14:19

Cultivate. — Ps 120:7

Speak. — Es 10:3

Live in. — 2Co 13:11

Have, with each other. — Mr 9:50; 1Th 5:13

Endeavour to have will all men. — Ro 12:18; Heb 12:14

Pray for that of the church — Ps 122:6-8

Exhort others to — Ge 45:24

Ministers should exhort to — 2Th 3:12

Advantages of — Pr 17:1; Ec 4:6

Blessedness of — Ps 133:1

Blessedness of promoting — Mt 5:9

The wicked

Hypocritically speak. — Ps 28:3

Speak not. — Ps 35:20

Enjoy not. — Isa 48:22; Eze 7:25

Opposed to. — Ps 120:7

Hate. — Ps 120:6

Shall abound in the latter days — Isa 2:4; 11:13; 32:18

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 13:8,9

Abimelech. — Ge 26:29

Mordecai. — Es 10:3

David. — Ps 120:7

Peace Offerings

A male or female of herd or flock — Le 3:1,6,12

The offerer required

To give it freely. — Le 19:5

To bring it himself. — Le 7:29,30

To lay his hand upon its head. — Le 3:2,8,13

To kill it at tabernacle door. — Le 3:2; 8:13

Required to be perfect and free from blemish — Le 3:1,6; 22:21

The priest

Prepared. — Eze 46:2

Sprinkled the blood on the altar. — Le 3:2,8,13

Offered the inside fat, &c by fire. — Le 3:3,4,9,10

Laid it upon the daily burnt offering to be consumed with it. —
Le 3:5; 6:12,13

Waved the breast as a wave-offering. — Ex 29:26,28; Le 7:29,30

Heaved the right shoulder as an heave-offering. — Ex 29:22-27

Had the shoulder and breast as his portion. — Ex 29:28; Le
7:31-34

An offering most acceptable. — Le 3:5,16

Generally accompanied by a burnt-offering. — Jdj 21:4; 1Sa
10:8; 1Ki 3:15

Often accompanied by a sin-offering. — Le 23:19

Was offered

As a thanksgiving-offering. — Le 7:12,13

As a votive offering. — Le 7:16

For reconciliation. — Eze 45:15; Eph 2:13,14

For confirming the legal covenant. — Ex 24:5

At consecration of priests. — Ex 29:22,29

For the people at large. — Le 9:4

At expiration of Nazarite’s vow. — Nu 6:14

At all the festivals. — Nu 10:10

At dedication of tabernacle. — Nu 7:17,23

At dedication of temple. — 1Ki 8:62-64

At coronation of kings. — 1Sa 11:15

By Joshua after his victories. — Jos 8:31

By Israel after their defeat. — Jdj 20:26

By David on bringing up the ark. — 2Sa 6:17

By David after the plague. — 2Sa 24:25

By Solomon three times a year. — 1Ki 9:25

By Manasseh on repairing and restoring the altar. — 2Ch
33:15,16

If a thanksgiving offering to be eaten the day offered — Le
7:15

If a votive offering to be eaten the same day or the next — Le
7:16,17; 19:6-8

To be eaten before the Lord — De 12:17,18

No unclean person to eat of — Le 7:20,21

Peace, Spiritual

God is the God of — Ro 15:33; 2Co 13:11; 1Th 5:23; Heb 13:20

God ordains — Isa 26:12

God speaks, to his saints — Ps 85:8

Christ is the Lord of — 2Th 3:16

Christ is the prince of — Isa 9:6

Christ gives — 2Th 3:16

Christ guides into the way of — Lu 1:79

Christ is our — Eph 2:14

Is through the atonement of Christ — Isa 53:5; Eph 2:14,15; Col
1:20

Bequeathed by Christ — Joh 14:27

Preached

By Christ. — Eph 2:17

Through Christ. — Ac 10:36

By ministers. — Isa 52:7; Ro 10:15

Announced by angels — Lu 2:14

Follows upon justification — Ro 5:1

A fruit of the Spirit — Ro 14:17; Ga 5:22

Divine wisdom is the way of — Pr 3:17

Accompanies

Faith. — Ro 15:13

Righteousness. — Isa 32:17

Acquaintance with God. — Job 22:21

The love of God’s law. — Ps 119:165

Spiritual-mindedness. — Ro 8:6

Established by covenant — Isa 54:10; Eze 34:25; Mal 2:5

Promised to

The Church. — Isa 66:12

The Gentiles. — Zec 9:10

Saints. — Ps 72:3,7; Isa 55:12

The meek. — Ps 37:11

Those who confide in God. — Isa 26:3

Returning backsliders. — Isa 57:18,19

We should love — Zec 8:19

The benediction of ministers should be — Nu 6:26; Lu 10:5

Saints

Have in Christ. — Joh 16:33

Have, with God. — Isa 27:5; Ro 5:1

Enjoy. — Ps 119:165

Repose in. — Ps 4:8

Blessed with. — Ps 29:11

Kept in perfect. — Isa 26:3

Ruled by. — Col 3:15

Kept by. — Php 4:7

Die in. — Ps 37:37; Lu 2:29

Wish, to each other. — Ga 6:16; Php 1:2; Col 1:2; 1Th 1:1

Of saints

Great. — Ps 119:165; Isa 54:13

Abundant. — Ps 72:7; Jer 33:6

Secure. — Job 34:29

Passes all understanding. — Php 4:7

Consummated after death. — Isa 57:2

The gospel is good tidings of — Ro 10:15

The wicked

Know not the way of. — Isa 57:2; Ro 3:17

Know not the things of. — Lu 19:42

Promise, to themselves. — De 29:19

Are promised, by false teachers. — Jer 6:14

There is none for. — Isa 48:22; 57:21

Supports under trials — Joh 14:27; 16:33

Perfection

Is of God — Ps 18:32; 138:8

All saints have, in Christ — 1Co 2:6; Php 3:15; Col 2:10

God’s perfection the standard of — Mt 5:48

Implies

Entire devotedness. — Mt 19:21

Purity and holiness in speech. — Jas 3:2

Saints commanded to aim at — Ge 17:1; De 18:13

Saints claim not — Job 9:20; Php 3:12

Saints follow after — Pr 4:18; Php 3:12

Ministers appointed to lead saints to — Eph 4:12; Col 1:28

Exhortation to — 2Co 7:1; 13:11

Impossibility of attaining to — 2Ch 6:36; Ps 119:96

The word of God is

The rule of. — Jas 1:25

Designed to lead us to. — 2Ti 3:16,17

Charity is the bond of — Col 3:14

Patience leads to — Jas 1:4

Pray for — Heb 13:20,21; 1Pe 5:10

The Church shall attain to — Joh 17:23; Eph 4:13

Blessedness of — Ps 37:37; Pr 2:21

Persecution

Christ suffered — Ps 69:26; Joh 5:16

Christ voluntarily submitted to — Isa 50:6

Christ was patient under — Isa 53:7

Saints may expect — Mr 10:30; Lu 21:12; Joh 15:20

Saints suffer, for the sake of God — Jer 15:15

Of saints, is a persecution of Christ — Zec 2:8; Ac 9:4,5

All that live godly in Christ, shall suffer — 2Ti 3:12

Originates

Ignorance of God and Christ. — Joh 16:3

Hated to God and Christ. — Joh 15:20,24

Hatred to the gospel. — Mt 13:21

Pride. — Ps 10:2

Mistaken zeal. — Ac 13:50; 26:9-11

Is inconsistent with the spirit of the gospel — Mt 26:52

Men by nature addicted to — Ga 4:29

Preacher of the gospel subject to — Ga 5:11

Is sometimes to death — Ac 22:4

God forsakes not his saints under — 2Co 4:9

God delivers out of — Da 3:25,28; 2Co 1:10; 2Ti 3:11

Cannot separated from Christ — Ro 8:35

Lawful means may be used to escape — Mt 2:13; 10:23; 12:14,15

Saints suffering, should

Commit themselves to God. — 1Pe 4:19

Exhibit patience. — 1Co 4:12

Rejoice. — Mt 5:12; 1Pe 4:13

Glorify God. — 1Pe 4:16

Pray for deliverance. — Ps 7:1; 119:86

Pray for those who inflict. — Mt 5:44

Return blessing for. — Ro 12:14

The hope of future blessedness supports under — 1Co 15:19,32;
Heb 10:34,35

Blessedness of enduring, for Christ’s sake — Mt 5:10; Lu 6:22

Pray for those suffering — 2Th 3:2

Hypocrites cannot endure — Mt 4:17

False teachers shrink from — Ga 6:12

The wicked

Addicted to. — Ps 10:2; 69:26

Active in. — Ps 143:3; La 4:19

Encourage each other in. — Ps 71:11

Rejoice in its success. — Ps 13:4; Re 11:10

Punishment for. — Ps 7:13; 2Th 1:6

Illustrated. — Mt 21:33-39

Spirit of — Exemplified

Pharaoh &c. — Ex 1:8-14

Saul. — 1Sa 26:18

Jezebel. — 1Ki 19:2

Zedekiah &c. — Jer 38:4-6

Chaldeans. — Da 3:8-30

Pharisees. — Mt 12:14

Jews. — Joh 5:16; 1Th 2:15

Herod. — Ac 12:1

Gentiles. — Ac 14:5

Paul. — Php 3:6; 1Ti 1:13

Suffering of — Exemplified

Micaiah. — 1Ki 22:27

David. — Ps 119:161

Jeremiah. — Jer 32:2

Daniel. — Da 6:5-17

Peter &c. — Ac 4:3

Apostles. — Ac 5:18

The Prophets. — Ac 7:52

The Church. — Ac 8:1

Paul and Barnabas. — Ac 13:50

Paul and Silas. — Ac 16:23

Hebrews. — Heb 10:33

Saints of old. — Heb 11:36

Perseverance

An evidence of reconciliation with God — Col 1:21-23

An evidence of belonging to Christ — Joh 8:31; Heb 3:6,14

A characteristic of saints — Pr 4:18

To be manifested in

Seeking God. — 1Ch 16:11

Waiting upon god. — Ho 12:6

Prayer. — Ro 12:12; Eph 6:18

Well-doing. — Ro 2:7; 2Th 3:13

Continuing in the faith. — Ac 14:22; Col 1:23; 2Ti 4:7

Holding fast hope. — Heb 3:6

Maintained through

The power of God. — Ps 37:24; Php 1:6

The power of Christ. — Joh 10:28

The intercession of Christ. — Lu 22:31,32; Joh 17:11

The fear of God. — Jer 32:40

Faith. — 1Pe 1:5

Promised to saints — Job 17:9

Leads to increase of knowledge — Joh 8:31,32

IN WELL-DOING

Leads to assurance of hope. — Heb 6:10,11

Is not in vain. — 1Co 15:58; Ga 6:9

Ministers should exhort to — Ac 13:43; 14:22

Encouragement to — Heb 12:2,3

Promises to — Mt 10:22; 24:13; Re 2:26-28

Blessedness of — Jas 1:25

Want of

Excludes from the benefits of the gospel. — Heb 6:4-6

Punished. — Joh 15:6; Ro 11:22

Illustrated. — Mr 4:5,17

Pharisees, The

A sect of the Jews — Ac 15:5

The strictest observers of the Mosaic ritual — Ac 26:5

By descent, especially esteemed — Ac 23:6

Character of

Zealous of the law. — Ac 15:5; Php 3:5

Zealous of tradition. — Mr 7:3,5-8; Ga 1:14

Outwardly moral. — Lu 18:11; Php 3:5,6

Rigid in fasting. — Lu 5:33; 18:12

Active in proselytising. — Mt 23:15

Self-righteous. — Lu 16:15; 18:9

Avaricious. — Mt 23:14; Lu 16:14

Ambitious of precedence. — Mt 23:6

Fond of public salutations. — Mt 23:7

Fond of distinguished titles. — Mt 23:7-10

Particular in paying all dues. — Mt 23:23

Oppressive. — Mt 23:4

Cruel in persecuting. — Ac 9:1,2

Believed in the resurrection &c — Ac 23:8

Made broad their phylacteries — Mt 23:5

Their opinions, a standard for others — Joh 7:48

Many priest and Levites were of — Joh 1:19,24

Many rulers, lawyers, and scribes were of — Joh 3:1; Ac 5:34;
23:9

Had disciples — Lu 5:33; Ac 22:3

Some came to John for baptism — Mt 3:7

As a body, rejected John’s baptism — Lu 7:30

Christ

Often invited by. — Lu 7:36; 11:37

Condemned by, for associating with sinners. — Mt 9:11; Lu 7:39;
15:1,2

Asked for signs by. — Mt 12:38; 16:1

Tempted by, with questions about the law. — Mt 19:3;
22:15,16,35

Watched by, for evil. — Lu 6:7

Offended, by his doctrine. — Mt 15:12; 21:45; Lu 16:14

Declared the imaginary righteousness of, to be insufficient for
salvation. — Mt 5:20

Declared the doctrines of, to be hypocrisy. — Mt 16:6,11,12; Lu
12:1

Denounced woes against. — Mt 23:13-33

Called, and evil and adulterous generation. — Mt 12:39

Called, serpents and generation of vipers. — Mt 23:33

Called fools and blind guides. — Mt 23:17,24

Compared, to whited sepulchres. — Mt 23:27

Compared, to graves that appear not. — Lu 11:44

Left Judea for a time on account of. — Joh 4:1-3

Imputed Christ’s miracles to Satan’s power — Mt 9:34; 12:24

Sent officers to apprehend Christ — Joh 7:32,45

Often sought to destroy Christ — Mt 12:14; 21:46; Joh
11:47,53,57

Philistines

Descended from Casluhim — Ge 10:13,14

Originally dwelt in the land of Caphtor — Jer 47:4; Am 9:7

Conquered the Avims and took from them the west coast of Canaan
— De 2:23

Called

The Caphtorims. — De 2:23

The Cherethites. — 1Sa 30:14; Zep 2:5

Country of

Called Philistia. — Ps 87:4; 108:9

Divided into five sates of lordships. — Jos 13:3; Jdj 3:3; 1Sa
6:16

Had many flourishing cities. — 1Sa 6:17

Given by God to the Israelites. — Jos 13:2,3; 15:45,47

Were a great people and governed by kings in the patriarchal age
— Ge 21:22,34; 26:8

Character of

Proud. — Zec 9:6

Idolatrous. — Jdj 16:23; 1Sa 5:2

Superstitious. — Isa 2:6

Warlike. — 1Sa 17:1; 28:1

Men of great strength and stature amongst — 1Sa 17:4-7; 2Sa
21:16,18-20

Some of, left to prove Israel — Jdj 3:1-3

Always confederated with the enemies of Israel — Ps 83:7; Isa
9:11,12

Shamgar slew six hundred of, and delivered Israel — Jdj 3:31

Oppressed Israel after the death of Jair for eighteen years —
Jdj 10:7,8

Oppressed Israel after the death of Abdon forty years — Jdj
13:1

Samson

Promised as a deliverer from. — Jdj 13:5

Intermarried with. — Jdj 14:1,10

Slew thirty, near Askelon. — Jdj 14:19

Burned vineyards &c of. — Jdj 15:3-5

Slew many for burning his wife. — Jdj 15:7,8

Slew a thousand with the jawbone of an ass. — Jdj 15:15,16

Blinded and imprisoned by. — Jdj 16:21

Pulled down the house of Dagon and destroyed immense numbers of.
— Jdj 16:29,30

Defeated Israel at Ebenezer — 1Sa 4:1,2

Defeated Israel and took the ark — 1Sa 4:3-11

Put the ark into Dagon’s house — 1Sa 5:1-4

Plagued for retaining the ark — 1Sa 5:6-12

Sent back the ark and were healed — 1Sa 6:1-18

Miraculously routed at Mizpeh — 1Sa 7:7-14

Jonathan smote a garrison of, at Geba and provoked them — 1Sa
13:3,4

Invaded the land of Israel with a great army — 1Sa 13:5,17-23

Jonathan and his armour-bearer smote a garrison of, at the
passages — 1Sa 14:1-14

Miraculously discomfited — 1Sa 14:15-23

Saul constantly at war with — 1Sa 14:52

Defied Israel by their champion — 1Sa 17:4-10

Defeated Israel at Ephesdammim and pursued to Ekron — 1Sa
17:1,52

David

Slew Goliath the champion of. — 1Sa 17:40-50

Procured Saul’s daughter for and hundred foreskins of. — 1Sa
18:25-27

Often defeated during Saul’s reign. — 1Sa 19:8; 23:1-5

Fled to, for safety. — 1Sa 27:1-7

Gained the confidence of Achish king of. — 1Sa 28:2; 29:9

Distrusted by. — 1Sa 29:2-7

Often defeated in the course of his reign. — 2Sa 5:17-23; 8:1;
21:15-22; 23:8-12

Had a guard composed of. — 2Sa 8:18; Eze 25:16; Zep 2:5

Gathered all their armies to Aphek against Israel — 1Sa 28:1;
29:1

Ziklag a town of, taken and plundered by the Amalekites — 1Sa
30:1,2,16

Israel defeated by, and Saul slain — 1Sa 31:1-10

Besieged in Gibbethon by Nadab — 1Ki 15:27

Sent by God against Jehoram — 2Ch 21:16,17

Defeated by Uzziah — 2Ch 26:6,7

Distressed Judah under Ahaz — 2Ch 28:18,19

Defeated by Hezekiah — 2Ki 18:8

Israel condemned for imitating — Jdj 10:6; Am 6:2; 9:7

Prophecies respecting

Union with Syria against Israel. — Isa 9:11,12

Punishment with other nations. — Jer 25:20

Dismay at ruin of Tyre. — Zec 9:3,5

Base men to be their rulers. — Zec 9:6

Hatred and revenge against Israel to be fully recompensed. —
Eze 25:15-17; Am 1:6-8

Utter destruction by Pharaoh king of Egypt. — Jer 47:1-4; Zep
2:5,6

Destruction and desolation of their cities. — Jer 47:5; Zep
2:4

Their country to be a future possession to Israel. — Ob 1:19;
Zep 2:7

To help in Israel’s restoration. — Isa 11:14

Pilgrims and Strangers

Described — Joh 17:16

Saints are called to be — Ge 12:1; Ac 7:3; Lu 14:26,27,33

All saints are — Ps 39:12; 1Pe 1:1

Saints confess themselves — 1Ch 29:15; Ps 39:12; 119:19; Heb
11:13

As saints they

Have the example of Christ. — Lu 9:58

Are strengthened by God. — De 33:25; Ps 84:6,7

Are actuated by faith. — Heb 11:9

Have their faces toward Zion. — Jer 50:5

Keep the promised in view. — Heb 11:13

Forsake all for Christ. — Mt 19:27

Look for a heavenly country. — Heb 11:16

Look for a heavenly city. — Heb 11:10

Pass their sojourning in fear. — 1Pe 1:17

Rejoice in the statutes of God. — Ps 119:54

Pray for direction. — Ps 43:3; Jer 50:5

Have a heavenly conversation. — Php 3:20

Hate worldly fellowship. — Ps 120:5,6

Are not mindful of this world. — Heb 11:15

Are not at home in this world. — Heb 11:9

Shine as lights in the world. — Php 2:15

Invite others to go with them. — Nu 10:29

Are exposed to persecution. — Ps 120:5-7; Joh 17:14

Should abstain from fleshly lusts. — 1Pe 2:11

Should have their treasure in heaven. — Mt 6:19; Lu 12:33; Col
3:1,2

Should not be over anxious about worldly things. — Mt 6:25

Long for their pilgrimage to end. — Ps 55:6; 2Co 5:1-8

Die in faith. — Heb 11:13

The world is not worthy of. — Heb 11:38

God is not ashamed to be called their God — Heb 11:16

Typified

Israel. — Ex 6:4; 12:11

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 23:4; Ac 7:4,5

Jacob. — Ge 47:9

Saints of old. — 1Ch 29:15; Heb 11:13,38

David. — Ps 39:12

The Apostles. — Mt 19:27

Pillars

The supports of a building — Jdj 16:29

Things raised up as memorials — Ge 31:51

Made of

Marble. — Es 1:6

Wood. — 1Ki 10:12

Iron. — Jer 1:18

Brass. — 1Ki 7:15

Silver. — Song 3:10

The vail and hangings of the tabernacle supported by — Ex
26:32,37; 36:36,38

Two, placed in the temple porch — 1Ki 7:15-21

Of memorial

Sometimes of a single stone. — Ge 28:18

Sometimes of a heap of stones. — Jos 4:8,9,20

To witness vows. — Ge 28:18; 31:13

To witness covenants. — Ge 31:52

To mark the graves of the dead. — Ge 35:20

To commemorate remarkable events. — Ex 24:4; Jos 4:20,24

To perpetuate names. — 2Sa 18:18

In honour of idols. — Le 26:1; De 7:5

Often anointed. — Ge 28:18; 31:13

Often had inscriptions. — Job 19:24

The divine glory appeared to Israel in the form of — Ex
13:21,22; Nu 12:5

Lot’s wife became a pillar of salt — Ge 19:26

Illustrative of

Stability of the heavens. — Job 26:11

Stability of the earth. — 1Sa 2:8; Ps 75:3

The church. — 1Ti 3:15

Stability of Christ. — Song 5:15; Re 10:1

Ministers. — Jer 1:18; Ga 2:9

Saints who overcome in Christ. — Re 3:12

Plague or Pestilence, The

Inflicted by God — Eze 14:19; Hab 3:5

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

Described as noisome — Ps 9:13

Israel threatened with, as a punishment for disobedience — Le
26:24,25; De 28:21

Desolating effects of — Ps 91:7; Jer 16:6,7; Am 6:9,10

Equally fatal day and night — Ps 91:5,6

Fatal to man and beast — Ps 78:50; Jer 21:6

Sent upon

The Egyptians. — Ex 12:29,30

Israel for making golden calf. — Ex 32:35

Israel for despising manna. — Nu 11:33

Israel for murmuring at destruction of Korah. — Nu 16:46-50

Israel for worshipping Baal-peor. — Nu 25:18

David’s subjects for his numbering the people. — 2Sa 24:15

Often broke out suddenly — Ps 106:29

Often followed war and famine — Jer 27:13; 28:8; 29:17,18

Egypt often afflicted with — Jer 42:17; Am 4:10

Specially fatal in cities — Le 26:25; Jer 21:6,9

Was attributed to a destroying angel — Ex 12:23; 2Sa 24:16

The Jews sought deliverance from, by prayer — 1Ki 8:37,38; 2Ch
20:9

Predicted to happen before destruction of Jerusalem — Mt 24:7;
Lu 21:11

Illustrative of

God’s judgments upon the apostasy. — Re 18:4,8

The diseased state of man’s heart. — 1Ki 8:38

Ploughing

The breaking up or tilling of the earth — Jer 4:3; Ho 10:12

Noah the supposed inventor of — Ge 5:29

Performed

By a plough. — Lu 9:62

With oxen. — 1Sa 14:14; Job 1:14

During the cold winter season. — Pr 20:4

In long and straight furrows. — Ps 129:3

Generally by servants. — Isa 61:5; Lu 17:7

Sometimes by the owner of the land himself. — 1Ki 19:19

With an ox and an ass yoked together forbidden to the Jews — De
22:10

Difficulty of, on rocky ground — Am 6:12

Followed by harrowing and sowing — Isa 28:24,25

Illustrative

Of repentance and reformation. — Jer 4:3

Of peace and prosperity. — Isa 2:4; Mic 4:3

Of a severe course of affliction. — Ho 10:11

Of a course of sin. — Job 4:8; Ho 10:13

Of the labour ministers. — 1Co 9:10

(Attention and constancy required in,) of continued devotedness.
— Lu 9:62

Pomegranate Tree, The

Egypt abounded with — Nu 20:5

Canaan abounded with — Nu 13:23; De 8:8

The Jews

Cultivated, in orchards. — Song 4:13

Often dwelt under shade of. — 1Sa 14:2

Drank the juice of. — Song 8:2

The blasting of, a great calamity — Joe 1:12

God’s favour exhibited, in making fruitful — Hag 2:19

Representations of its fruit

On the high priest’s robe. — Ex 39:24-26

On the pillars of the temple. — 1Ki 7:18

Illustrative

Of saints. — Song 6:11; 7:12

(An orchard of,) of the church. — Song 4:13

(Fruit of,) of the graces of the church. — Song 4:3; 6:7

Pools and Ponds

Made by God — Isa 35:7

Made by man — Isa 19:10

Artificial, designed for

Supplying cities with water. — 2Ki 20:20

Supplying gardens with water. — Ec 2:6

Preserving fish. — Isa 19:10

Water of, brought into the city by a ditch or conduit — Isa
22:11; 2Ki 20:20

Filled by the rain — Ps 84:6

Mentioned in scripture

Bethesda. — Joh 5:2

Gibeon. — 2Sa 2:13

Hebron. — 2Sa 4:12

Samaria. — 1Ki 22:38

Siloam. — Joh 9:7

The upper pool. — 2Ki 18:17; Isa 7:3

The lower pool. — Isa 22:9

The king’s pool. — Ne 2:14

The old pool. — Isa 22:11

The land of Egypt abounded in — Ex 7:19

Illustrative

Of Nineveh. — Na 2:8

(In the wilderness,) of the gifts of the Spirit. — Isa 35:7;
41:18

(Turning cities into,) of great desolation. — Isa 14:23

Poor, The

Made by God — Job 34:19; Pr 22:2

Are such by God’s appointment — 1Sa 2:7; Job 1:21

Condition of, often results from

Sloth. — Pr 20:13

Bad company. — Pr 28:19

Drunkenness and gluttony. — Pr 23:21

God

Regards equally with the rich. — Job 34:19

Forgets not. — Ps 9:18

Hears. — Ps 69:33; Isa 41:17

Maintains the right of. — Ps 140:12

Delivers. — Job 36:15; Ps 35:10

Protects. — Ps 12:5; 109:31

Exalts. — 1Sa 2:8; Ps 107:41

Provides for. — Ps 68:10; 146:7

Despises no the prayer of. — Ps 102:17

Is the refuge of. — Ps 14:6

Shall never cease out of the land — De 15:11; Zep 3:12; Mt
26:11

May be

Rich in faith. — Jas 2:5

Liberal. — Mr 12:42; 2Co 9:12

Wise. — Pr 28:11

Upright. — Pr 19:1

Christ lived as one of — Mt 8:20

Christ preached to — Lu 4:18

Christ delivers — Ps 72:12

Offerings of, acceptable to God — Mr 12:42-44; 2Co 8:2,12

Should

Rejoice in God. — Isa 29:19

Hope in God. — Job 5:16

Commit themselves to God. — Ps 10:14

When converted, rejoice in their exaltation. — Jas 1:9

Provided for under the Law. — Ex 23:11; Le 19:9,10

Neglect towards is

A neglect of Christ. — Mt 25:42-45

Inconsistent with love to God. — 1Jo 3:17

A proof of unbelief. — Jas 2:15-17

Rob not — Pr 22:22

Wrong not in judgment — Ex 23:6

Take no usury from — Le 25:36

Harden not the heart against — De 15:7

Shut not the hand against — De 15:7

Rule not, with vigour — Le 25:39,43

Oppress not — De 24:14; Zec 7:10

Despise not — Pr 14:21; Jas 2:2-4

Relive — Le 25:35; Mt 19:21

Defend — Ps 82:3,4

Do justice to — Ps 82:3; Jer 22:3,16

A care for

Is characteristic of saints. — Ps 112:9; 2Co 9:9; Pr 29:7

Is a fruit of repentance. — Lu 3:11

Should be urged. — 2Co 8:7,8; Ga 2:10

Give to

Not grudgingly. — De 15:10; 2Co 9:7

Liberally. — De 14:29; 15:8,11

Cheerfully. — 2Co 8:12; 9:7

Without ostentation. — Mt 6:1

Specially if saints. — Ro 12:13; Ga 6:10

Pray for. — Ps 74:19,21

They who in faith, believe

Are happy. — Pr 14:21

Are blessed. — De 15:10; Ps 41:1; Pr 22:9; Ac 20:35

Have the favour of God. — Heb 13:16

Have promises. — Pr 28:27; Lu 14:13,14

By oppressing, God is reproached — Pr 14:31

By mocking, God is reproached — Pr 17:5

The wicked

Care not for. — Joh 12:6

Oppress. — Job 24:4-10; Eze 18:12

Vex. — Eze 22:20

Regard not the cause of. — Pr 29:7

Sell. — Am 2:6

Crush. — Am 4:1

Tread down. — Am 5:11

Grind the faces of. — Isa 3:15

Devour. — Hab 3:14

Persecute. — Ps 10:2

Defraud. — Am 8:5,6

Despise the counsel of. — Ps 14:6

Guilt of defrauding — Jas 5:4

Punishment for

Oppressing. — Pr 22:16; Eze 22:29,31

Spoiling. — Isa 3:13-15; Eze 18:13

Refusing to assist. — Job 22:7,10; Pr 21:13

Acting unjustly towards. — Job 20:19,29; 22:6,10; Isa 10:1-3;
Am 5:11,12

Oppression of — Illustrated — 2Sa 12:1-6

Care for — Illustrated — Lu 10:33-35

Exemplified

Gideon. — Jdj 6:15

Ruth. — Ru 2:2

Widow of Zarephath. — 1Ki 17:12

Prophet’s widow. — 2Ki 4:2

Saints of old. — Heb 11:37

Regard for — Exemplified

Boaz. — Ru 2:14

Job. — Job 29:12-16

Nebuzaradan. — Jer 39:10

Zacchaeus. — Lu 19:8

Peter and John. — Ac 3:6

Dorcas. — Ac 9:36,39

Cornelius. — Ac 10:2

Church at Antioch. — Ac 11:29,30

Paul. — Ro 15:25

Churches of Macedonia and Achaia. — Ro 15:26; 2Co 8:1-5

Power of Christ, The

As the Son of God, is the power of God — Joh 5:17-19; 10:28-30

As man, is from the Father — Ac 10:38

Described as

Supreme. — Eph 1:20,21; 1Pe 3:22

Unlimited. — Mt 28:18

Over all flesh. — Joh 17:2

Over all things. — Joh 3:35; Eph 1:22

Glorious. — 2Th 1:9

Everlasting. — 1Ti 6:16

Is able to subdue all things — Php 3:21

Exhibited in

Creation. — Joh 1:3,10; Col 1:16

Upholding all things. — Col 1:17; Heb 1:3

Salvation. — Isa 63:1; Heb 7:25

His teaching. — Mt 7:28,29; Lu 4:32

Working miracles. — Mt 8:27; Lu 5:17

Enabling others to work miracles. — Mt 10:1; Mr 16:17,18; Lu
10:17

Forgiving sins. — Mt 9:6; Ac 5:31

Giving spiritual life. — Joh 5:21,25,26

Giving eternal life. — Joh 17:2

Raising the dead. — Joh 5:28,29

Raising himself from the dead. — Joh 2:19-21; 10:18

Overcoming the world. — Joh 16:33

Overcoming Satan. — Col 2:15; Heb 2:14

Destroying the works of Satan. — 1Jo 3:8

Ministers should make known — 2Pe 1:16

Saints

Made willingly by. — Ps 110:3

Helped by. — Heb 2:18

Strengthened by. — Php 4:13; 2Ti 4:17

Preserved by. — 2Ti 1:12; 4:18

Bodies of, shall be changed by. — Php 3:21

Rests upon saints — 2Co 12:9

Present in the assembly of saints — 1Co 5:4

Shall be specially manifested at his second coming — Mr 13:26;
2Pe 1:16

Shall subdue all power — 1Co 15:24

The wicked shall be destroyed by — Ps 2:9; Isa 11:4; 63:3; 2Th
1:9

Power of God, The

Is one of his attributes — Ps 62:11

Expressed by the

Voice of God. — Ps 29:3,5; 68:33

Finger of God. — Ex 8:19; Ps 8:3

Hand of God. — Ex 9:3,15; Isa 48:13

Arm of God. — Job 40:9; Isa 52:10

Thunder of his power. — Job 26:14

Described as

Great. — Ps 79:11; Na 1:3

Strong. — Ps 89:13; 136:12

Glorious. — Ex 15:6; Isa 63:12

Mighty. — Job 9:4; Ps 89:13

Everlasting. — Isa 26:4; Ro 1:20

Sovereign. — Ro 9:21

Effectual. — Isa 43:13; Eph 3:7

Irresistible. — De 32:39; Da 4:35

Incomparable. — Ex 15:11,12; De 3:24; Job 40:9; Ps 89:8

Unsearchable. — Job 5:9; 9:10

Incomprehensible. — Job 26:14; Ec 3:11

All things possible to — Mt 19:26

Nothing too hard for — Ge 18:14; Jer 32:27

Can save by many or by few — 1Sa 14:6

Is the source of all strength — 1Ch 29:12; Ps 68:35

Exhibited in

Creation. — Ps 102:25; Jer 10:12

Establishing and governing all things. — Ps 65:6; 66:7

The miracles of Christ. — Lu 11:20

The resurrection of Christ. — 2Co 13:4; Col 2:12

The resurrection of saints. — 1Co 6:14

Making the gospel effectual. — Ro 1:16; 1Co 1:18,24

Delivering his people. — Ps 106:8

The destruction of the wicked. — Ex 9:16; Ro 9:22

Saints

Long for exhibitions. — Ps 63:1,2

Have confidence in. — Jer 20:11

Receive increase of grace by. — 2Co 9:8

Strengthened by. — Eph 6:10; Col 1:11

Upheld by. — Ps 37:17; Isa 41:10

Supported in affliction by. — 2Co 6:7; 2Ti 1:8

Delivered by. — Ne 1:10; Da 3:17

Exalted by. — Job 36:22

Kept by, to salvation. — 1Pe 1:5

Exerted in behalf of saints — 2Ch 16:9

Works in, and for saints — 2Co 13:4; Eph 1:19; 3:20

The faith of saints stands in — 1Co 2:5

Should be

Acknowledged. — 1Ch 29:11; Isa 33:13

Pleaded in prayer. — Ps 79:11; Mt 6:13

Feared. — Jer 5:22; Mt 10:28

Magnified. — Ps 21:13; Jude 1:25

Efficiency of ministers is through — 1Co 3:6-8; Ga 2:8; Eph
3:7

Is a ground of trust — Isa 26:4; Ro 4:21

The wicked

Know not. — Mt 22:29

Have against them. — Ezr 8:22

Shall be destroyed by. — Lu 12:5

The heavenly host magnify — Re 4:11; 5:13; 11:17

Power of the Holy Spirit, The

Is the power of God — Mt 12:28; Lu 11:20

Christ commenced his ministry in — Lu 4:14

Christ wrought his miracles by — Mt 12:28

Exhibited in

Creation. — Ge 1:2; Job 26:13; Ps 104:30

The conception of Christ. — Lu 1:35

Raising Christ from the dead. — 1Pe 3:18

Giving spiritual life. — Eze 37:11-14; Ro 8:11

Working miracles. — Ro 15:19

Making the gospel efficacious. — 1Co 2:4; 1Th 1:5

Overcoming all difficulties. — Zec 4:6,7

Promised by the Father. — Lu 24:49

Promised by Christ. — Ac 1:8

Saints

Upheld by. — Ps 51:12

Strengthened by. — Eph 3:16

Enable to speak the truth boldly by. — Mic 3:8; Ac 6:5,10; 2Ti
1:7,8

Helped in prayer by. — Ro 8:26

Abound in hope by. — Ro 15:13

Qualifies ministers — Lu 24:49; Ac 1:8

God’s word the instrument of — Eph 6:17

Praise

God is worthy of — 2Sa 22:4

Christ is worthy of — Re 5:12

God is glorified by — Ps 22:23; 50:23

Offered to Christ — Joh 12:13

Acceptable through Christ — Heb 13:15

Is due to God on account of

His majesty. — Ps 96:1,6; Isa 24:14

His glory. — Ps 138:5; Eze 3:12

His excellency. — Ex 15:7; Ps 148:13

His greatness. — 1Ch 16:25; Ps 145:3

His holiness. — Ex 15:11; Isa 6:3

His wisdom. — Da 2:20; Jude 1:25

His power. — Ps 21:13

His goodness. — Ps 107:8; 118:1; 136:1; Jer 33:11

His mercy. — 2Ch 20:21; Ps 89:1; 118:1-4; 136:1-26

His loving-kindness and truth. — Ps 138:2

His faithfulness and truth. — Isa 25:1

His salvation. — Ps 18:46; Isa 35:10; 61:10; Lu 1:68,69

His wonderful works. — Ps 89:5; 150:2; Isa 25:1

His consolation. — Ps 42:5; Isa 12:1

His judgment. — Ps 101:1

His counsel. — Ps 16:7; Jer 32:19

Fulfilling of his promises. — 1Ki 8:56

Pardon of sin. — Ps 103:1-3; Ho 14:2

Spiritual health. — Ps 103:3

Constant preservation. — Ps 71:6-8

Deliverance. — Ps 40:1-3; 124:6

Protection. — Ps 28:7; 59:17

Answering prayer. — Ps 28:6; 118:21

The hope of glory. — 1Pe 1:3,4

All spiritual blessings. — Ps 103:2; Eph 1:3

All temporal blessings. — Ps 104:1,14; 136:25

The continuance of blessings. — Ps 68:19

Is obligatory upon

Angels. — Ps 103:20; 148:2

Saints. — Ps 30:4; 149:5

Gentiles. — Ps 117:1; Ro 15:11

Children. — Ps 8:2; Mt 21:16

High and low. — Ps 148:1,11

Young and old. — Ps 148:1,12

Small and great. — Re 19:5

All men. — Ps 107:8; 145:21

All creation. — Ps 148:1-10; 150:6

Is good and comely — Ps 33:1; 147:1

Should be offered

With the understanding. — Ps 47:7; 1Co 14:15

With the soul. — Ps 103:1; 104:1,35

With the whole heart. — Ps 9:1; 111:1; 138:1

With uprightness of heart. — Ps 119:7

With the lips. — Ps 63:3; 119:171

With the mouth. — Ps 51:15; 63:5

With joy. — Ps 63:5; 98:4

With gladness. — 2Ch 29:30; Jer 33:11

With thankfulness. — 1Ch 16:4; Ne 12:24; Ps 147:7

Continually. — Ps 35:28; 71:6

During life. — Ps 104:33

More and more. — Ps 71:14

Day and night. — Re 4:8

Day by day. — 2Ch 30:21

For ever and ever. — Ps 145:1,2

Throughout the world. — Ps 113:3

In psalms and hymns &c. — Ps 105:2; Eph 5:19; Col 3:16

Accompanied with musical instruments — 1Ch 16:41,42; Ps
150:3,5

Is a part of public worship — Ps 9:14; 100:4; 118:19,20; Heb
2:12

Saints should

Show forth. — Isa 43:21; 1Pe 2:9

Be endued with the spirit of. — Isa 61:3

Render, under affliction. — Ac 16:25

Glory in. — 1Ch 16:35

Triumph in. — Ps 106:47

Express their joy by. — Jas 5:13

Declare. — Isa 42:12

Invite others to. — Ps 34:3; 95:1

Pray for ability to offer. — Ps 51:15; 119:175

Posture suited to. — 1Ch 23:30; Ne 9:5

Called the

Fruit of the lips. — Heb 13:15

Voice of praise. — Ps 66:8

Voice of triumph. — Ps 47:1

Voice of melody. — Isa 51:3

Voice of a psalm. — Ps 98:5

Garment of praise. — Isa 61:3

Sacrifice of praise. — Heb 13:15

Sacrifices of joy. — Ps 27:6

Calves of the lips. — Ho 14:2

The heavenly host engage in — Isa 6:3; Lu 2:13; Re 4:9-11;
5:12

Exemplified

Melchizedek. — Ge 14:20

Moses. — Ex 15:1-21

Jethro. — Ex 18:10

Israelites. — 1Ch 16:36

David. — 1Ch 29:10-13; Ps 119:164

Priests and Levites. — Ezr 3:10-11

Ezra. — Ne 8:6

Hezekiah. — Isa 38:19

Zacharias. — Lu 1:64

Shepherds. — Lu 2:20

Simeon. — Lu 2:28

Anna. — Lu 2:38

Multitudes. — Lu 18:43

Disciples. — Lu 19:37,38

The Apostles. — Lu 24:53

First converts. — Ac 2:47

Lame man. — Ac 3:8

Paul and Silas. — Ac 16:25

Prayer

Commanded — Isa 55:6; Mt 7:7; Php 4:6

To be offered

To God. — Ps 5:2; Mt 4:10

To Christ. — Lu 23:42; Ac 7:59

To the Holy Spirit. — 2Th 3:5

Through Christ. — Eph 2:18; Heb 10:19

God hears — Ps 10:17; 65:2

God answers — Ps 99:6; Isa 58:9

Is described as

Bowing the knees. — Eph 3:14

Looking up. — Ps 5:3

Lifting up the soul. — Ps 25:1

Lifting up the heart. — La 3:41

Pouring out the heart. — Ps 62:8

Pouring out the soul. — 1Sa 1:15

Calling upon the name of the Lord. — Ge 12:8; Ps 116:4; Ac
22:16

Crying to God. — Ps 27:7; 34:6

Drawing near to God. — Ps 73:28; Heb 10:22

Crying to heaven. — 2Ch 32:20

Beseeching the Lord. — Ex 32:11

Seeking to God. — Job 8:5

Seeking the face of the Lord. — Ps 27:8

Making supplication. — Job 8:5; Jer 36:7

Acceptable through Christ — Joh 14:13,14; 15:16; 16:23,24

Ascends to heaven — 2Ch 30:27; Re 5:8

Quickening grace necessary to — Ps 80:18

The holy spirit

Promised as a Spirit of. — Zec 12:10

As the Spirit of adoptions, leads to. — Ro 8:15; Ga 4:6

Helps our infirmities in. — Ro 8:26

An evidence of conversion — Ac 9:11

Of the righteous, avails much — Jas 5:16

Of the upright, a delight to God — Pr 15:8

Should be offered up

In the Holy Spirit. — Eph 6:18; Jude 1:20

In faith. — Mt 21:22; Jas 1:6

In full assurance of faith. — Heb 10:22

In a forgiving spirit. — Mt 6:12

With the heart. — Jer 29:13; La 3:41

With the whole heart. — Ps 119:58,145

With preparation of heart. — Job 11:13

With a true heart. — Heb 10:22

With the soul. — Ps 42:4

With the spirit and understanding. — Joh 4:22-24; 1Co 14:15

With confidence in God. — Ps 56:9; 86:7; 1Jo 5:14

With submission to God. — Lu 22:42

With unfeigned lips. — Ps 17:1

With deliberation. — Ec 5:2

With holiness. — 1Ti 2:8

With humility. — 2Ch 7:14; 33:12

With truth. — Ps 145:18; Joh 4:24

With desire to be heard. — Ne 1:6; Ps 17:1; 55:1,2; 61:1

With desire to be answered. — Ps 27:7; 102:2; 108:6; 143:1

With boldness. — Heb 4:16

With earnestness. — 1Th 3:10; Jas 5:17

With importunity. — Ge 32:26; Lu 11:8,9; 18:1-7

Night and day. — 1Ti 5:5

Without ceasing. — 1Th 5:17

Everywhere. — 1Ti 2:8

In everything. — Php 4:6

For temporal blessings — Ge 28:20; Pr 30:8; Mt 6:11

For spiritual blessings — Mt 6:33

For mercy and grace to help in time of need — Heb 4:16

Model for — Mt 6:9-13

Vain repetitions in, forbidden — Mt 6:7

Ostentation in, forbidden — Mt 6:5

Accompanied with

Repentance. — 1Ki 8:33; Jer 36:7

Confession. — Ne 1:4,7; Da 9:4-11

Self-abasement. — Ge 18:27

Weeping. — Jer 31:9; Ho 12:4

Fasting. — Ne 1:4; Da 9:3; Ac 13:3

Watchfulness. — Lu 21:36; 1Pe 4:7

Praise. — Ps 66:17

Thanksgiving. — Php 4:6; Col 4:2

Plead in the

Promises of God. — Ge 32:9-12; Ex 32:13; 1Ki 8:26; Ps 119:49

Covenant of God. — Jer 14:21

Faithfulness of God. — Ps 143:1

Mercy of God. — Ps 51:1; Da 9:18

Righteousness of God. — Da 9:16

Rise early for — Ps 5:3; 119:147

Seek divine teaching for — Lu 11:1

Faint not in — Lu 18:1

Continue instant in — Ro 12:12

Avoid hindrances in — 1Pe 3:7

Suitable in affliction — Isa 26:16; Jas 5:13

Shortness of time a motive to — 1Pe 4:7

Postures in

Standing. — 1Ki 8:22; Mr 11:25

Bowing down. — Ps 95:6

Kneeling. — 2Ch 6:13; Ps 95:6; Lu 22:41; Ac 20:36

Falling on the face. — Nu 16:22; Jos 5:14; 1Ch 21:16; Mt 26:39

Spreading forth the hands. — Isa 1:15

Lifting up the hands. — Ps 28:2; La 2:19; 1Ti 2:8

The promises of God encourage to — Isa 65:24; Am 5:4; Zec 13:9

The promises of Christ encourage to — Lu 11:9,10; Joh 14:13,14

Experience of past mercies an incentive to — Ps 4:1; 112:2

Prayer, Answers To

God gives — Ps 99:6; 118:5; 138:3

Christ gives — Joh 4:10,14; 14:14

Christ received — Joh 11:42; Heb 5:7

Granted

Through the grace of God. — Isa 30:19

Sometimes immediately. — Isa 65:24; Da 9:21,23; 10:12

Sometimes after delay. — Lu 18:7

Sometimes differently from our desire. — 2Co 12:8,9

Beyond expectation. — Jer 33:3; Eph 3:20

Promised — Isa 58:9; Jer 29:12; Mt 7:7

Promised especially in times of trouble — Ps 50:15; 91:15

Received by those who

Seek God. — Ps 34:4

Seek God with all the heart. — Jer 29:12,13

Wait upon God. — Ps 40:1

Return to God. — 2Ch 7:14; Job 22:23,27

Ask in faith. — Mt 21:11; Jas 5:15

Ask in the name of Christ. — Joh 14:13

Ask according to God’s will. — 1Jo 5:14

Call upon God in truth. — Ps 145:18

Fear God. — Ps 145:19

Set their love upon God. — Ps 91:14,15

Keep God’s commandments. — 1Jo 3:22

Call upon God under oppression. — Isa 19:20

Call upon God under affliction. — Ps 18:6; 106:44; Isa
30:19,20

Abide in Christ. — Joh 15:7

Humble themselves. — 2Ch 7:14; Ps 9:12

Are righteous. — Ps 34:15; Jas 5:16

Are poor and needy. — Isa 41:17

Saints

Are assured of. — 1Jo 5:15

Love God for. — Ps 116:1

Bless God for. — Ps 66:20

Praise God for. — Ps 116:17; 118:21

A motive for continued prayer — Ps 116:2

Denied to those who

Ask amiss. — Jas 4:3

Regard iniquity in the heart. — Ps 66:18

Live in sin. — Isa 59:2; Joh 9:31

Offer unworthy service to God. — Mal 1:7-9

Forsake God. — Jer 14:10,12

Reject the call of God. — Pr 1:24,25,28

Hear not the law. — Pr 28:9; Zec 7:11-13

Are deaf to the cry of the poor. — Pr 21:13

Are blood shedders. — Isa 1:15; 59:3

Are idolaters. — Jer 11:11-14; Eze 8:15-18

Are wavering. — Jas 1:6,7

Are hypocrites. — Job 27:8,9

Are proud. — Job 35:12,13

Are self-righteous. — Lu 18:11,12,14

Are the enemies of saints. — Ps 18:40,41

Cruelly oppress saints. — Mic 3:2-4

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 17:20

Lot. — Ge 19:19-21

Abraham’s servant. — Ge 24:15-27

Jacob. — Ge 32:24-30

Israelites. — Ex 2:23,24

Moses. — Ex 17:4-6,11-13; 32:11-14

Samson. — Jdj 15:18,19

Hannah. — 1Sa 1:27

Samuel. — 1Sa 7:9

Solomon. — 1Ki 3:9,12

Man of God. — 1Ki 13:6

Elijah. — 1Ki 18:36-38; Jas 5:17,18

Elisha. — 2Ki 4:33-35

Jehoahaz. — 2Ki 13:4

Hezekiah. — 2Ki 19:20

Jabez. — 1Ch 4:10

Asa. — 2Ch 14:11,12

Jehoshaphat. — 2Ch 20:6-17

Manasseh. — 2Ch 33:13,19

Ezra. — Ezr 8:21-23

Nehemiah. — Ne 4:9,15

Job. — Job 42:10

David. — Ps 18:6

Jeremiah. — La 3:55,56

Daniel. — Da 9:20-23

Jonah. — Jon 2:2,10

Zacharias. — Lu 1:13

Blind man. — Lu 18:38,41-43

Thief on the cross. — Lu 23:42,43

Apostles. — Ac 4:29-31

Cornelius. — Ac 10:4,31

The Christians. — Ac 12:5,7

Paul and Silas. — Ac 16:25,26

Paul. — Ac 28:8

Refusal of, exemplified

Saul. — 1Sa 28:15

Elders of Israel. — Eze 20:3

Pharisees. — Mt 23:14

Prayer, Intercessory

Christ set an example of — Lu 22:32; 23:34; Joh 17:9-24

Commanded — 1Ti 2:1; Jas 5:14,16

Should be offered up for

Kings. — 1Ti 2:2

All in authority. — 1Ti 2:2

Ministers. — 2Co 1:11; Php 1:19

The Church. — Ps 122:6; Isa 62:6,7

All saints. — Eph 6:18

All men. — 1Ti 2:1

Masters. — Ge 24:12-14

Servants. — Lu 7:2,3

Children. — Ge 17:18; Mt 15:22

Friends. — Job 42:8

Fellow-countrymen. — Ro 10:1

The sick. — Jas 5:14

Persecutors. — Mt 5:44

Enemies among whom we dwell. — Jer 29:7

Those who envy us. — Nu 12:13

Those who forsake us. — 2Ti 4:16

Those who murmur against God. — Nu 11:1,2; 14:13,19

By ministers for their people — Eph 1:16; 3:14-19; Php 1:4

Encouragement to — Jas 5:16; 1Jo 5:16

Beneficial to the offerer — Job 42:10

Sin of neglecting — 1Sa 12:23

Seek an interest in — 1Sa 12:19; Heb 13:18

Unavailing for the obstinately-impenitent — Jer 7:13-16;
14:10,11

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 18:23-32

Abraham’s servant. — Ge 24:12-14

Moses. — Ex 8:12; 32:11-13

Samuel. — 1Sa 7:5

Solomon. — 1Ki 8:30-36

Elisha. — 2Ki 4:33

Hezekiah. — 2Ch 30:18

Isaiah. — 2Ch 32:20

Nehemiah. — Ne 1:4-11

David. — Ps 25:22

Ezekiel. — Eze 9:8

Daniel. — Da 9:3-19

Stephen. — Ac 7:60

Peter and John. — Ac 8:15

Church of Jerusalem. — Ac 12:5

Paul. — Col 1:9-12; 2Th 1:11

Epaphras. — Col 4:12

Philemon. — Phm 1:22

Prayer, Private

Christ was constant in — Mt 14:23; 26:36,39; Mr 1:35; Lu
9:18,29

Commanded — Mt 6:6

Should be offered

At evening, morning, and noon. — Ps 55:17

Day and night. — Ps 88:1

Without ceasing. — 1Th 5:17

Shall be heard — Job 22:27

Rewarded openly — Mt 6:6

An evidence of conversion — Ac 9:11

Nothing should hinder — Da 6:10

Exemplified

Lot. — Ge 19:20

Eliezer. — Ge 24:12

Jacob. — Ge 32:9-12

Gideon. — Jdj 6:22,36,39

Hannah. — 1Sa 1:10

David. — 2Sa 7:18-29

Hezekiah. — 2Ki 20:2

Isaiah. — 2Ki 20:11

Manasseh. — 2Ch 33:18,19

Ezra. — Ezr 9:5,6

Nehemiah. — Ne 2:4

Jeremiah. — Jer 32:16-25

Daniel. — Da 9:3,17

Jonah. — Jon 2:1

Habakkuk. — Hab 1:2

Anna. — Lu 2:37

Paul. — Ac 9:11

Peter. — Ac 9:40; 10:9

Cornelius. — Ac 10:30

Prayer, Public

Acceptable to God — Isa 56:7

God promises to hear — 2Ch 7:14,16

God promises to bless in — Ex 20:24

Christ

Sanctifies by his presence. — Mt 18:20

Attended. — Mt 12:9; Lu 4:16

Promises answers to. — Mt 18:19

Instituted form of — Lu 11:2

Should not be made in an unknown language — 1Co 14:14-16

Saints delight in — Ps 42:4; 122:1

Exhortation to — Heb 10:25

Urge others to join in — Ps 95:6; Zec 8:21

Exemplified

Joshua. — Jos 7:6-9

David. — 1Ch 29:10-19

Solomon. — 2Ch 6:1-42

Jehoshaphat. — 2Ch 20:5-13

Jeshua. — Ne 9:1-38

Jews. — Lu 1:10

The Christians. — Ac 2:46; 4:24; 12:5,12

Peter. — Ac 3:1

Teachers and Prophets, at Antioch. — Ac 13:3

Paul. — Ac 16:16

Prayer, Social and Family

Promise of answers to — Mt 18:19

Christ promises to be present at — Mt 18:20

Punishment for neglecting — Jer 10:25

Exemplified

Abram. — Ge 12:5,8

Jacob. — Ge 35:2,3,7

Joshua. — Jos 24:15

David. — 2Sa 6:20

Job. — Job 1:5

The Disciples. — Ac 1:13,14

Cornelius. — Ac 10:2

Paul and Silas. — Ac 16:25

Paul. — Ac 20:36; 21:5

Precious Stones

Dug out of the earth — Job 28:5,6

Brought from Ophir — 1Ki 10:11; 2Ch 9:10

Brought from Sheba — 1Ki 10:1,2; Eze 27:22

Called

Stones of fire. — Eze 28:14,16

Stones to be set. — 1Ch 29:2

Jewels. — Isa 61:10; Eze 16:12

Precious jewels. — 2Ch 20:25; Pr 20:15

Of great variety — 1Ch 29:2

Of many colours — 1Ch 29:2

Brilliant and glittering — 1Ch 29:2; Re 21:11

Mentioned in scripture

Agate. — Ex 28:19; Isa 54:12

Amethyst. — Ex 28:19; Re 21:20

Beryl. — Da 10:6; Re 21:20

Carbuncle. — Ex 28:17; Isa 54:12

Coral. — Job 28:18

Chalcedony. — Re 21:19

Chrysolite. — Re 21:20

Chrysoprasus. — Re 21:20

Diamond. — Ex 28:18; Jer 17:1; Eze 28:13

Emerald. — Eze 27:16; Re 4:3

Jacinth. — Re 9:17; 21:20

Jasper. — Re 4:3; 21:11,19

Onyx. — Ex 28:20; Job 28:16

Pearl. — Job 28:18; Mt 13:45,46; Re 21:21

Ruby. — Job 28:18; La 4:7

Sapphire. — Ex 24:10; Eze 1:26

Sardine or Sardius. — Ex 28:17; Re 4:3

Sardonyx. — Re 21:20

Topaz. — Job 28:19; Re 21:20

Highly prized by the ancients — Pr 17:8

Extensive commerce in — Eze 27:22; Re 18:12

Often given as presents — 1Ki 10:2,10

Art of engraving upon, early known to the Jews — Ex 28:9,11,21

Art of setting, known to the Jews — Ex 28:20

Used for

Adorning the high priest’s ephod. — Ex 28:12

Adorning the breastplate of judgment. — Ex 28:17-20; 39:10-14

Decorating the person. — Eze 28:13

Ornamenting royal crowns. — 2Sa 12:30

Setting in seals and rings. — Song 5:12

Adorning the temple. — 2Ch 3:6

Honouring idols. — Da 11:38

A part of the treasure of kings — 2Ch 32:27

Given by the Jews for the tabernacle — Ex 25:7

Prepared by David for the temple — 1Ch 29:2

Given by chief men for the temple — 1Ch 29:8

Illustrative of

Preciousness of Christ. — Isa 28:16; 1Pe 2:6

Beauty and stability of the church. — Isa 54:11,12

Saints. — Mal 3:17; 1Co 3:12

Seductive splendour and false glory of the apostasy. — Re 17:4;
18:16

Worldly glory of nations. — Eze 28:13-16

Glory of heavenly Jerusalem. — Re 21:11

Stability of heavenly Jerusalem. — Re 21:19

Preciousness of Christ

To God — Mt 3:17; 1Pe 2:4

To Saints — Song 5:10; Php 3:8; 1Pe 2:7

On account of his

Goodness and beauty. — Zec 9:17

Excellence and grace. — Ps 45:2

Name. — Song 1:3; Heb 1:4

Atonement. — 1Pe 1:19; Heb 12:24

Words. — Joh 6:68

Promises. — 2Pe 1:4

Care and tenderness. — Isa 40:11

As the corner-stone of the Church — Isa 28:16; 1Pe 2:6

As the source of all grace — Joh 1:14; Col 1:19

Unsearchable — Eph 3:8

Illustrated — Song 2:3; 5:10-16; Mt 13:44-46

Presents

Antiquity of — Ge 32:13; 43:15

Were given

To judges to secure a favourable hearing. — Pr 17:23; Am 2:6

To kings to engage their aid. — 1Ki 15:18

By kings to each other in token of inferiority. — 1Ki 10:25;
2Ch 9:23,24; Ps 72:10

To appease the angry feelings of others. — Ge 32:20; 1Sa
25:27,28,35

To confirm covenants. — Ge 21:28-30

To reward service. — 2Sa 18:12; Da 2:6,48

To show respect. — Jdj 6:18

In token of friendship. — 1Sa 18:3,4

As tribute. — Jdj 3:15; 2Sa 8:2; 2Ch 17:5

On occasions of visits. — 2Ki 8:8

On all occasions of public rejoicing. — Ne 8:12; Es 9:19

At marriages. — Ge 24:53; Ps 45:12

On recovering from sickness. — 2Ki 20:12

On restoration to prosperity. — Job 42:10,11

On sending away friends. — Ge 45:22; Jer 40:5

Considered essential on all visits of business — 1Sa 9:7

Not bringing, considered a mark of disrespect and disaffection
— Isa 10:27; 2Ki 17:24

Generally procured a favourable reception — Pr 18:16; 19:6

When small or defective, refused — Mal 1:8

Of persons of rank, of great value and variety — 2Ki 5:2; 2Ch
9:1

Receiving of, a token of good will — Ge 33:10,11

Things given as

Cattle. — Ge 32:14,15,18

Horses and mules. — 1Ki 10:25

Money. — Ge 45:22; 1Sa 9:8; Job 42:11

Food. — Ge 43:11; 1Sa 25:18; 1Ki 14:3

Garments. — Ge 45:22; 1Sa 18:4

Weapons of war. — 1Sa 18:4

Ornaments. — Ge 24:22,47; Job 42:11

Gold and silver vessels. — 1Ki 10:25

Precious stones. — 1Ki 10:2

Servants. — Ge 20:14; 29:24,29

Often borne by servants — Jdj 3:18

Often conveyed on camels — 1Sa 25:18; 2Ki 8:9; 2Ch 9:1

Sometimes sent before the giver — Ge 32:21

Generally presented in person — Ge 43:15,26; Jdj 3:17; 1Sa
25:27

Laid out and presented with great ceremony — Ge 43:25; Jdj
3:18; Mt 2:11

Presumption

A characteristic of the wicked — 2Pe 2:10

A characteristic of Antichrist — 2Th 2:4

Exhibited in

Opposing God. — Job 15:25,26

Wilful commission of sin. — Ro 1:32

Self-righteousness. — Ho 12:8; Re 3:17

Spiritual pride. — Isa 65:5; Lu 18:11

Esteeming our own ways right. — Pr 12:15

Seeking precedence. — Lu 14:7-11

Planning for the future. — Lu 12:18; Jas 4:13

Pretending to prophecy. — De 18:22

Pray to be kept from sins of — Ps 19:13

Saints avoid — Ps 131:1

Punishment for — Nu 15:30; Re 18:7,8

Exemplified

Builders of Babel. — Ge 11:4

Israelites. — Nu 14:44

Korah &c. — Nu 16:3,7

Men of Bethshemesh. — 1Sa 6:19

Uzzah. — 2Sa 6:6

Jeroboam. — 1Ki 13:4

Benhadad. — 1Ki 20:19

Uzziah. — 2Ch 26:16

Sennacherib. — 2Ch 32:13,14

Theudas. — Ac 5:36

Sons of Sceva. — Ac 19:13,14

Diotrephes. — 3Jo 1:9

Pride

Is sin — Pr 21:4

Hateful to God — Pr 6:16,17; 16:5

Hateful to Christ — Pr 8:12,13

Often originates in

Self-righteousness. — Lu 18:11,12

Religious privileges. — Zep 3:11

Unsanctified knowledge. — 1Co 8:1

Inexperience. — 1Ti 3:6

Possession of power. — Le 26:19; Eze 30:6

Possession of wealth. — 2Ki 20:13

Forbidden — 1Sa 2:3; Ro 12:3,16

Defiles a man — Mr 7:20,22

Hardens the mind — Da 5:20

Saints

give not away. — Ps 131:1

Respect not, in others. — Ps 40:4

Mourn over, in others. — Jer 13:17

Hate, in others. — Ps 101:5

A hindrance to seeking God — Ps 10:4; Ho 7:10

A hindrance to improvement — Pr 26:12

A characteristic

The devil. — 1Ti 3:6

The world. — 1Jo 2:16

False teachers. — 1Ti 6:3,4

The wicked. — Hab 2:4,5; Ro 1:30

Comes from the heart — Mr 7:21-23

The wicked encompassed with — Ps 73:6

Leads men to

Contempt and rejection of God’s word and ministers. — Jer 43:2

A persecuting spirit. — Ps 10:2

Wrath. — Pr 21:24

Contention. — Pr 13:10; 28:25

Self-deception. — Jer 49:16; Ob 1:3

Exhortation against — Jer 13:15

Is followed by

Shame. — Pr 11:2

Debasement. — Pr 29:23; Isa 28:3

Destruction. — Pr 16:18; 18:12

Shall abound in the last days — 2Ti 3:2

Woe to — Isa 28:1,3

They who are guilty of, shall be

Resisted. — Jas 4:6

Brought into contempt. — Isa 23:9

Recompensed. — Ps 31:23

Marred. — Jer 13:9

Subdued. — Ex 18:11; Isa 13:11

Brought low. — Ps 18:27; Isa 2:12

Abased. — Da 4:37; Mt 23:12

Scattered. — Lu 1:51

Punished. — Zep 2:10,11; Mal 4:1

Exemplified

Ahithophel. — 2Sa 17:23

Hezekiah. — 2Ch 32:25

Pharaoh. — Ne 9:10

Haman. — Es 3:5

Moab. — Isa 16:6

Tyre. — Isa 23:9

Israel. — Isa 28:1; Ho 5:5,9

Judah. — Jer 13:9

Babylon. — Jer 50:29,32

Assyria. — Eze 31:3,10

Nebuchadnezzar. — Da 4:30; 5:20

Belshazzar. — Da 5:22,23

Edom. — Ob 1:3

Scribes. — Mr 12:38,39

Herod. — Ac 12:21-23

Laodiceans. — Re 3:17

Priests

First notice of persons acting as — Ge 4:3,4

During patriarchal age heads of families acted as — Ge 8:20;
12:8; 35:7

After the exodus young men (first-born) deputed to act as — Ex
24:5; 19:22

The sons of Aaron appointed as, by perpetual statute — Ex 29:9;
40:15

All except seed of Aaron excluded from being — Nu 3:10; 16:40;
18:7

Sanctified by God for the office — Ex 29:44

Publicly consecrated — Ex 28:3; Nu 3:3

Ceremonies at consecration of

Washing in water. — Ex 29:4; Le 8:6

Clothing with the holy garments. — Ex 29:8,9; 40:14; Le 8:13

Anointing with oil. — Ex 30:30; 40:13

Offering sacrifices. — Ex 29:10-19; Le 8:14-23

Purification by blood of the consecration ram. — Ex 29:20,21;
Le 8:23,24

Placing in their hands the wave-offering. — Ex 29:22-24; Le
8:25-27

Partaking of the sacrifices of consecration. — Ex 29:31-33; Le
8:31,32

Lasted seven days. — Ex 29:35-37; Le 8:33

Required to remain in the tabernacle seven days after
consecration — Le 8:33-36

No blemished or defective persons could be consecrated — Le
21:17-23

Required to prove their genealogy before they exercised the
office — Ezr 2:62; Ne 7:64

Garments of

The coat or tunic. — Ex 28:40; 39:27

The girdle. — Ex 28:40

The bonnet. — Ex 28:40; 39:28

The linen breeches. — Ex 28:42; 39:28

Worn at consecration. — Ex 29:9; 40:15

Worn always while engaged in the service of the tabernacle. —
Ex 28:43; 39:41

Worn by the high priest on the day of atonement. — Le 16:4

Purified by sprinkling of blood. — Ex 29:21

Laid up in holy chambers. — Eze 44:19

Often provided by the people. — Ezr 2:68,69; Ne 7:70,72

Required to wash in the brazen laver before they performed their
services — Ex 30:18-21

Services of

Keeping the charge of the tabernacle. — Nu 18:1,5,7

Covering the sacred things of the sanctuary before removal. —
Nu 4:5-15

Offering sacrifices. — Le 1:1-6:30; 2Ch 29:34; 35:11

Lighting and trimming the lamps of the sanctuary. — Ex
27:20,21; Le 24:3,4

Keeping the sacred fire always burning on the altar. — Le
6:12,13

Burning incense. — Ex 20:7,8; Lu 1:9

Placing and removing show-bread. — Le 24:5-9

Offering first fruits. — Le 23:10,11; De 26:3,4

Blessing the people. — Nu 6:23-27

Purifying the unclean. — Le 15:30,31

Deciding in cases of jealousy. — Nu 5:14,15

Deciding in cases of leprosy. — Le 13:2-59; 14:34-45

Judging in cases of controversy. — De 17:8-13; 21:5

Teaching the law. — De 33:8,10; Mal 2:7

Blowing the trumpets on various occasions. — Nu 10:1-10; Jos
6:3,4

Carrying the ark. — Jos 3:6,17; 6:12

Encouraging the people when they went to war. — De 20:1-4

Valuing things devoted. — Le 27:8

Were to live by the altar as they had no inheritance — De
18:1,2; 1Co 9:13

Revenues of

Tenth of the tithes paid to the Levites. — Nu 18:26,28; Ne
10:37,38; Heb 7:5

First-fruits. — Nu 18:8,12,13; De 18:4

Redemption-money of the first-born. — Nu 3:48,51; 18:15,16

First-born of animals or their substitutes. — Nu 18:17,18; Ex
13:12,13

First of the wool of sheep. — De 18:4

Show-bread after its removal. — Le 24:9; 1Sa 21:4-6; Mt 12:4

Part of all sacrifices. — Le 7:6-10,31,34; Nu 6:19,20; 18:8-11;
De 18:3

All devoted things. — Nu 18:14

All restitutions when the owner could not be found. — Nu 5:8

A fixed portion of the spoil taken in war. — Nu 31:29,41

Thirteen of the Levitical cities given to, for residence — 1Ch
6:57-60; Nu 35:1-8

Might purchase and hold other lands in possession — 1Ki 2:26;
Jer 32:8,9

Special laws respecting

Not to marry divorced or improper persons. — Le 21:7

Not to defile themselves for the dead except the nearest of kin.
— Le 21:1-6

Not to drink wine, &c while attending in the tabernacle. — Le
10:9; Eze 44:21

Not to defile themselves by eating what died or was torn. — Le
22:8

While unclean could not perform any service. — Le 22:1,2; Nu
19:6,7

While unclean could not eat of the holy things. — Le 22:3-7

No sojourner or hired servant to eat of their portion. — Le
22:10

All bought and home-born servants to eat of their portion. — Le
22:11

Children of, married to strangers, not to eat of their portion.
— Le 22:12

Restitution to be made to, by persons ignorantly eating of their
holy things. — Le 22:14-16

Divided by David into twenty-four courses — 1Ch 24:1-19; 2Ch
8:14; 35:4,5

The four courses which returned from Babylon subdivided into 24
— Ezr 2:36-39; Lu 1:5

Each course of, had its president or chief — 1Ch 24:6,31; 2Ch
36:14

Services of, divided by lot — Lu 1:9

Punishment for invading the office of — Nu 16:1-35; 18:7; 2Ch
26:16-21

On special occasions persons not of Aaron’s family acted as —
Jdj 6:24-27; 1Sa 7:9; 1Ki 18:33

Were sometimes

Greedy. — 1Sa 2:13-17

Drunken. — Isa 28:7

Profane and wicked. — 1Sa 2:22-24

Unjust. — Jer 6:13

Corrupters of the law. — Isa 28:7; Mal 2:8

Slow to sanctify, themselves for God’s services. — 2Ch 29:34

Generally participated in punishment of the people — Jer 14:18;
La 2:20

Made of the lowest of the people by Jeroboam and others — 1Ki
12:21; 2Ki 17:32

Services of, ineffectual for removing sin — Heb 7:11; 10:11

Illustrative of

Christ. — Heb 10:11,12

Saints. — Ex 19:6; 1Pe 2:9

Prisons

Antiquity of — Ge 39:20

Kinds of, mentioned

State. — Jer 37:21; Ge 39:20

Common. — Ac 5:18

Dungeons attached to — Jer 38:6; Zec 9:11

Were under the care of a keeper — Ge 39:21

Used for confining

Persons accused of crimes. — Lu 23:19

Persons accused of heresy. — Ac 4:3; 5:18; 8:3

Suspected persons. — Ge 42:19

Condemned persons till executed. — Le 24:12; Ac 12:4,5

Enemies taken captive. — Jdj 16:21; 2Ki 17:4; Jer 52:11

Debtors till they paid. — Mt 5:26; 18:30

Persons under the king’s displeasure. — 1Ki 22:27; 2Ch 16:10;
Mr 6:17

Confinement in, often awarded as a punishment — Ezr 7:26

Confinement in, considered a severe punishment — Lu 22:33

Places used as

Court of the king’s house. — Jer 32:2

House of the king’s scribe. — Jer 37:15

House of the captain of the guard. — Ge 40:3

Prisoner’s own house, where he was kept bound to a soldier. —
Ac 28:16,30; 2Ti 1:16-18

The king had power to commit to — 1Ki 22:27

Magistrates had power to commit to — Mt 5:25

Persons confined in

Said to be in ward. — Le 24:12

Said to be in hold. — Ac 4:3

Often placed in dungeons. — Jer 39:6; Ac 16:24

Often bound with fetters. — Ge 42:19; Eze 19:9; Mr 6:17

Often chained to two soldiers. — Ac 12:6

Often fastened in stocks. — Jer 29:26; Ac 16:24

Often kept to hard labour. — Jdj 16:21

Often subjected to extreme suffering. — Ps 79:11; 102:20;
105:18

Fed on bread and water. — 1Ki 22:27

Clothed in prison dress. — 2Ki 25:29

Sometimes allowed to be visited by their friends. — Mt 11:2;
25:36; Ac 24:23

Might have their condition ameliorated by the king. — Jer
37:20,21

Often executed in. — Ge 40:22; Mt 14:10

The king had power to release from — Ge 40:21

Magistrates had power to release from — Ac 16:35,36

Keepers of

Strictly guarded the doors. — Ac 12:6

Responsible for the prisoners. — Ac 16:23,27

Put to death if prisoners escaped. — Ac 12:19

Often used severity. — Jer 37:16,20; Ac 16:24

Sometimes acted kindly. — Ge 39:21; Ac 16:33,34

Sometimes entrusted the care of the prison to well-conducted
prisoners. — Ge 39:22,23

Illustrative of

Deep afflictions. — Ps 142:7

Hell. — Re 20:7

Bondage to sin and Satan. — Isa 42:7; 49:9; 61:1

Privileges of Saints

Abiding in Christ — Joh 15:4,5

Partaking of the divine nature — 2Pe 1:4

Access to God by Christ — Eph 3:12

Being of the household of God — Eph 2:19

Membership with the Church of the first-born — Heb 12:23

Having

Christ for their Shepherd. — Isa 40:11; Joh 10:14,16

Christ for their intercessor. — Ro 8:34; Heb 7:25; 1Jo 2:1

The promises of God. — 2Co 7:1; 2Pe 1:4

The possession of all things — 1Co 3:21,22

All things working together for their good — Ro 8:28; 2Co
4:15-17

Their names written in the book life — Re 13:8; 20:15

Having God for their

King. — Ps 5:2; 44:4; Isa 44:6

Glory. — Ps 3:3; Isa 60:19

Salvation. — Ps 18:2; 27:1; Isa 12:2

Father. — De 32:6; Isa 63:16; 64:8

Redeemer. — Ps 19:14; Isa 43:14

Friend. — 2Ch 20:7; Jas 2:23

Helper. — Ps 33:20; Heb 13:6

Keeper. — Ps 121:4,5

Deliverer. — 2Sa 22:2; Ps 18:2

Strength. — Ps 18:2; 27:1; 46:1

Refuge. — Ps 46:1,11; Isa 25:4

Shield. — Ge 15:1; Ps 84:11

Tower. — 2Sa 22:3; Ps 61:3

Light. — Ps 27:1; Isa 60:19; Mic 7:8

Guide. — Ps 48:14; Isa 58:11

Law-giver. — Ne 9:13,14; Isa 33:22

Habitation. — Ps 90:1; 91:9

Portion. — Ps 73:26; La 3:24

Union in God and Christ — Joh 17:21

Committing themselves to God — Ps 31:5; Ac 7:59; 2Ti 1:12

Calling upon God in trouble — Ps 50:15

Suffering for Christ — Ac 5:41; Php 1:29

Profiting by chastisement — Ps 119:67; Heb 12:10,11

Secure during public calamities — Job 5:20,23; Ps 27:1-5;
91:5-10

Interceding for others — Ge 18:23-33; Jas 5:16

Procrastination

Condemned by Christ — Lu 9:59-62

Saints avoid — Ps 27:8; 119:60

To be avoided in

Hearkening to God. — Ps 95:7,8; Heb 3:7,8

Seeking God. — Isa 55:6

Glorifying God. — Jer 13:16

Keeping God’s commandments. — Ps 119:60

Making offerings to God. — Ex 22:29

Performance of vows. — De 23:21; Ec 5:4

Motives for avoiding

The present the accepted time. — 2Co 6:2

The present the best time. — Ec 12:1

The uncertainty of life. — Pr 27:1

Danger of illustrated — Mt 5:25; Lu 13:25

Exemplified

Lot. — Ge 19:16

Felix. — Ac 24:25

Promises of God, The


Contained in the Scriptures — Ro 1:2

Made in Christ — Eph 3:6; 2Ti 1:1

Made to

Christ. — Ga 3:16,19

Abraham. — Ge 12:3,7; Ga 3:16

Isaac. — Ge 26:3,4

Jacob. — Ge 28:14

David. — 2Sa 7:12; Ps 89:3,4,35,36

The Israelites. — Ro 9:4

The Fathers. — Ac 13:32; 26:6,7

All who are called of God. — Ac 2:39

Those who love him. — Jas 1:12; 2:5

Confirmed by an oath — Ps 89:3,4; Heb 8:6

Covenant established upon — Heb 8:6

God is faithful to — Tit 1:2; Heb 10:23

God remembers — Ps 105:42; Lu 1:54,55

Are

Good. — 1Ki 8:56

Holy. — Ps 105:42

Exceeding great and precious. — 2Pe 1:4

Confirmed in Christ. — Ro 15:8

Yea and amen in Christ. — 2Co 1:20

Fulfilled in Christ. — Ac 13:23; Lu 1:69-73

Through the righteousness of faith. — Ro 4:13,16

Obtained through faith. — Heb 11:33

Given to those who believe. — Ga 3:22

Inherited through faith and patience. — Heb 6:12,15; 10:36

Performed in due season. — Jer 33:14; Ac 7:17; Ga 4:4

Not one shall fail — Jos 23:14; 1Ki 8:56

The law not against — Ga 3:21

The law could not disannul — Ga 3:17

Subjects of

Christ. — 2Sa 7:12,13; Ac 13:22,23

The Holy Spirit. — Ac 2:33; Eph 1:13

The gospel. — Ro 1:1,2

Life in Christ. — 2Ti 1:1

A crown of life. — Jas 1:12

Eternal life. — Tit 1:2; 1Jo 2:25

The life that now is. — 1Ti 4:8

Adoption. — 2Co 6:18; 7:1

Preservation in affliction. — Isa 43:2

Blessing. — De 1:11

Forgiveness of sins. — Isa 1:18; Heb 8:12

Putting the law into the heart. — Jer 31:33; Heb 8:10

Second coming of Christ. — 2Pe 3:4

New heavens and earth. — 2Pe 3:13

Entering into rest. — Jos 22:4; Heb 4:1

Should lead to perfecting holiness — 2Co 7:1

The inheritance of the saints is of — Ro 4:13; Ga 3:18

Saints

Children of. — Ro 9:8; Ga 4:28

Heirs of. — Ga 3:29; Heb 6:17; 11:9

Stagger not at. — Ro 4:20

Have implicit confidence in. — Heb 11:11

Expect the performance of. — Lu 1:38,45; 2Pe 3:13

Sometimes, through infirmity, tempted to doubt. — Ps 77:8,10

Plead in prayer. — Ge 32:9,12; 1Ch 17:23,26; Isa 43:26

Should wait for the performance of — Ac 1:4

Gentiles shall be partakers of — Eph 3:6

Man, by nature, has no interest in — Eph 2:12

Scoffers despise — 2Pe 3:3,4

Fear, lest ye come short of — Heb 4:1

Prophecies Respecting Christ


As the Son of God — Ps 2:7

Fulfilled. — Lu 1:32,35

As the seed of the woman — Ge 3:15

Fulfilled. — Ga 4:4

As the seed of Abraham — Ge 17:7; 22:18

Fulfilled. — Ga 3:16

As the seed of Isaac — Ge 21:12

Fulfilled. — Heb 11:17-19

As the seed of David — Ps 132:11; Jer 23:5

Fulfilled. — Ac 13:23; Ro 1:3

His coming at a set time — Ge 49:10; Da 9:24,25

Fulfilled. — Lu 2:1

His being born a virgin — Isa 7:14

Fulfilled. — Mt 1:22,23; Lu 2:7

His being called Immanuel — Isa 7:14

Fulfilled. — Mt 1:22,23

His being born in Bethlehem of Judea — Mic 5:2

Fulfilled. — Mt 2:1; Lu 2:4-6

Great persons coming to adore him — Ps 72:10

Fulfilled. — Mt 2:1-11

The slaying of the children of Bethlehem — Jer 31:15

Fulfilled. — Mt 2:16-18

His being called out of Egypt — Ho 11:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 2:15

His being preceded by John the Baptist — Isa 40:3; Mal 3:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 3:1,3; Lu 1:17

His being anointed with the Spirit — Ps 45:7; Isa 11:2; 61:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 3:16; Joh 3:34; Ac 10:38

His being a Prophet like to Moses — De 18:15-18

Fulfilled. — Ac 3:20-22

His being a Priest after the order of Melchizedek — Ps 110:4

Fulfilled. — Heb 5:5,6

His entering on his public ministry — Isa 61:1,2

Fulfilled. — Lu 4:16-21,43

His ministry commencing in Galilee — Isa 9:1,2

Fulfilled. — Mt 4:12-16,23

His entering publicly into Jerusalem — Zec 9:9

Fulfilled. — Mt 21:1-5

His coming into the temple — Hag 2:7,9; Mal 3:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 21:12; Lu 2:27-32; Joh 2:13-16

His poverty — Isa 53:2

Fulfilled. — Mr 6:3; Lu 9:58

His meekness and want of ostentatious — Isa 42:2

Fulfilled. — Mt 12:15,16,19

His tenderness and compassion — Isa 40:11; 42:3

Fulfilled. — Mt 12:15,20; Heb 4:15

His being without guile — Isa 53:9

Fulfilled. — 1Pe 2:22

His zeal — Ps 69:9

Fulfilled. — Joh 2:17

His preaching by parables — Ps 78:2

Fulfilled. — Mt 13:34,35

His working miracles — Isa 35:5,6

Fulfilled. — Mt 11:4-6; Joh 11:47

His bearing reproach — Ps 22:6; 69:7,9,20

Fulfilled. — Ro 15:3

His being rejected by his brethren — Ps 69:8; Isa 63:3

Fulfilled. — Joh 1:11; 7:3

His being a stone of stumbling to the Jews — Isa 8:14

Fulfilled. — Ro 9:32; 1Pe 2:8

His being hated by the Jews — Ps 69:4; Isa 49:7

Fulfilled. — Joh 15:24,25

His being rejected by the Jewish rulers — Ps 118:22

Fulfilled. — Mt 21:42; Joh 7:48

That the Jews and Gentiles should combine against Him — Ps
2:1,2

Fulfilled. — Lu 23:12; Ac 4:27

His being betrayed by a friend — Ps 41:9; 55:12-14

Fulfilled. — Joh 13:18,21

His disciples forsaking him — Zec 13:7

Fulfilled. — Mt 26:31,56

His being sold for thirty pieces silver — Zec 11:12

Fulfilled. — Mt 26:15

His price being given for the potter’s field — Zec 11:13

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:7

The intensity of his sufferings — Ps 22:14,15

Fulfilled. — Lu 22:42,44

His sufferings being for others — Isa 53:4-6,12; Da 9:26

Fulfilled. — Mt 20:28

His patience and silence under suffering — Isa 53:7

Fulfilled. — Mt 26:63; 27:12-14

His being smitten on the cheek — Mic 5:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:30

His visage being marred — Isa 52:14; 53:3

Fulfilled. — Joh 19:5

His being spit on and scourged — Isa 50:6

Fulfilled. — Mr 14:65; Joh 19:1

His hands and feet being nailed to the cross — Ps 22:16

Fulfilled. — Joh 19:18; 20:25

His being forsaken by God — Ps 22:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:46

His being mocked — Ps 22:7,8

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:39-44

Gall and vinegar being given him to drink — Ps 69:21

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:34

His garments being parted, and lots cast for his vesture — Ps
22:18

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:35

His being numbered with the transgressors — Isa 53:12

Fulfilled. — Mr 15:28

His intercession for His murderers — Isa 53:12

Fulfilled. — Lu 23:34

His Death — Isa 53:12

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:50

That a bone of him should not be broken — Ex 12:46; Ps 34:20

Fulfilled. — Joh 19:33,36

His being pierced — Zec 12:10

Fulfilled. — Joh 19:34,37

His being buried with the rich — Isa 53:9

Fulfilled. — Mt 27:57-60

His flesh not seeing corruption — Ps 16:10

Fulfilled. — Ac 2:31

His resurrection — Ps 16:10; Isa 26:19

Fulfilled. — Lu 24:6,31,34

His ascension — Ps 68:18

Fulfilled. — Lu 24:51; Ac 1:9

His sitting on the right hand of God — Ps 110:1

Fulfilled. — Heb 1:3

His exercising the priestly office in heaven — Zec 6:13

Fulfilled. — Ro 8:34

His being the chief corner-stone of the Church — Isa 28:16

Fulfilled. — 1Pe 2:6,7

His being King in Zion — Ps 2:6

Fulfilled. — Lu 1:32; Joh 18:33-37

The conversion of the Gentiles to him — Isa 11:10; 42:1

Fulfilled. — Mt 1:17,21; Joh 10:16; Ac 10:45,47

His righteous government — Ps 45:6,7

Fulfilled. — Joh 5:30; Re 19:11

His universal dominion — Ps 72:8; Da 7:14

Fulfilled. — Php 2:9,11

The perpetuity of his kingdom — Isa 9:7; Da 7:14

Fulfilled. — Lu 1:32,33

Prophecy

Is the foretelling of future events — Ge 49:1; Nu 24:14

God is the author of — Isa 44:7; 45:21

God gives, through Christ — Re 1:1

A gift of Christ — Eph 4:11; Re 11:3

A gift of the Holy Spirit — 1Co 12:10

Came not by the will of man — 2Pe 1:21

Given from the beginning — Lu 1:70

Is a sure word — 2Pe 1:19

They who uttered

Raised up by God. — Am 2:11

Ordained by God. — 1Sa 3:20; Jer 1:5

Sent by God. — 2Ch 36:15; Jer 7:25

Sent by Christ. — Mt 23:34

Filled with the Holy Spirit. — Lu 1:67

Moved by the Holy Spirit. — 2Pe 1:21

Spoke by the Holy Spirit. — Ac 1:16; 11:28; 28:25

Spoke in the name of the Lord. — 2Ch 33:18; Jas 5:10

Spoke with authority. — 1Ki 17:1

God accomplishes — Isa 44:26; Ac 3:18

Christ the great subject of — Ac 3:22-24; 10:43; 1Pe 1:10,11

Fulfilled respecting Christ — Lu 24:44

Gift of, promised — Joe 2:28; Ac 2:16,17

Is for the benefit of after ages — 1Pe 1:12

Is a light in dark place — 2Pe 1:19

Is not of private interpretation — 2Pe 1:20

Despise not — 1Th 5:20

Give heed to — 2Pe 1:19

Receive in faith — 2Ch 20:20; Lu 24:25

Blessedness of reading, hearing, and keeping — Re 1:3; 22:7

Guilt of pretending to the gift of — Jer 14:14; 23:13,14; Eze
13:2,3

Punishment for

Not giving ear to. — Ne 9:30

Adding to, or taking from. — Re 22:18,19

Pretending to the gift of. — De 18:20; Jer 14:15; 23:15

Gift of, sometimes possessed by unconverted men — Nu 24:2-9;
1Sa 19:20,23; Mt 7:22; Joh 11:49-51; 1Co 13:2

How tested — De 13:1-3; 18:22

Prophets


God spoke of old by — Ho 12:10; Heb 1:1

The messengers of God — 2Ch 36:15; Isa 44:26

The servants of God — Jer 35:15

The watchmen of Israel — Eze 3:17

Were called

Men of God. — 1Sa 9:6

Prophets of God. — Ezr 5:2

Holy prophets. — Lu 1:70; Re 18:20; 22:6

Holy men of God. — 2Pe 1:21

Seers. — 1Sa 9:9

Were esteemed as holy men — 2Ki 4:9

Women sometimes endowed as — Joe 2:28

God communicated to

His secret things. — Am 3:7

At various time and in different ways. — Heb 1:1

By an audible voice. — Nu 12:8; 1Sa 3:4-14

By angels. — Da 8:15-26; Re 22:8,9

By dreams and visions. — Nu 12:6; Joe 2:28

Were under the influence of the Holy Spirit while prophesying —
Lu 1:67; 2Pe 1:21

Spoke in the name of the Lord — 2Ch 33:18; Eze 3:11; Jas 5:10

Frequently spoke in parables and riddles — 2Sa 12:1-6; Isa
5:1-7; Eze 17:2-10

Frequently in their actions, &c were made signs to the people —
Isa 20:2-4; Jer 19:1,10,11; 27:2,3; 43:9; 51:63; Eze 4:1-13;
5:1-4; 7:23; 12:3-7; 21:6,7; 24:1-24; Ho 1:2-9

Frequently left without divine communication on account of sins
of the people — 1Sa 28:6; La 2:9; Eze 7:26

Were required

To be bold and undaunted. — Eze 2:6; 3:8,9

To be vigilant and faithful. — Eze 3:17-21

To receive with attention all God’s communications. — Eze 3:10

Not to speak anything but what they received from God. — De
18:20

To declare everything that the Lord commanded. — Jer 26:2

Sometimes received divine communications and uttered predictions
under great bodily and mental excitement — Jer 23:9; Eze
3:14,15; Da 7:28; 10:8; Hab 3:2,16

Sometimes uttered their predictions in verse — De 32:44; Isa
5:1

Often accompanied by music while predicting — 1Sa 10:5; 2Ki
3:15

Often committed their predictions to writing — 2Ch 21:12; Jer
36:2

Writings of, read in the synagogues every Sabbath — Lu 4:17; Ac
13:15

Ordinary

Numerous in Israel. — 1Sa 10:5; 1Ki 18:4

Trained up and instructed in schools. — 2Ki 2:3,5; 1Sa 19:20

The sacred bards of the Jews. — Ex 15:20,21; 1Sa 10:5,10; 1Ch
25:1

Extraordinary

Specially raised up on occasions of emergency. — 1Sa 3:19-21;
Isa 6:8,9; Jer 1:5

Often endued with miraculous power. — Ex 4:1-4; 1Ki 17:23; 2Ki
5:3-8

Frequently married men — 2Ki 4:1; Eze 24:18

Wore a coarse dress of hair-cloth — 2Ki 1:8; Zec 13:4; Mt 3:4;
Re 11:3

Often led a wandering and unsettled life — 1Ki 18:10-12;
19:3,8,15; 2Ki 4:10

Simple in their manner of life — Mt 3:4

The historiographers of the Jewish nation — 1Ch 29:29; 2Ch
9:29

The interpreters of dreams — Da 1:17

Were consulted in all difficulties — 1Sa 9:6; 28:15; 1Ki
14:2-4; 22:7

Presented with gifts by those who consulted them — 1Sa 9:7,8;
1Ki 14:3

Sometimes thought it right to reject presents — 2Ki 5:15,16

Were sent to

Reprove the wicked and exhort to repentance. — 2Ki 17:13; 2Ch
24:19; Jer 25:4,5

Denounce the wickedness of kings. — 1Sa 15:10,16-19; 2Sa
12:7-12; 1Ki 18:18; 21:17-22

Exhort to faithfulness and constancy in God’s service. — 2Ch
15:1,2,7

Predict the coming of Christ. — Lu 24:44; Joh 1:45; Ac 3:24;
10:43

Predict the downfall of nations. — Isa 15:1; 17:1; Jer
47:1-51:64

Felt deeply on account of the calamities which they predicted —
Isa 16:9-11; Jer 9:1-7

Predictions of

Frequently proclaimed at the gate of the Lord’s house. — Jer
7:2

Proclaimed in the cities and streets. — Jer 11:6

Written on tables and fixed up in some public place. — Hab 2:2

Written on rolls and read to the people. — Isa 8:1; Jer 36:2

Were all fulfilled. — 2Ki 10:10; Isa 44:26; Ac 3:18; Re 10:7

Assisted the Jews in their great national undertakings — Ezr
5:2

Mentioned in scripture

Enoch. — Ge 5:21-24; Jude 1:14

Noah. — Ge 9:25-27

Jacob. — Ge 49:1

Aaron. — Ex 7:1

Moses. — De 18:18

Miriam. — Ex 15:20

Deborah. — Jdj 4:4

Prophet set to Israel. — Jdj 6:8

Prophet sent to Eli. — 1Sa 2:27

Samuel. — 1Sa 3:20

David. — Ps 16:8-11; Ac 2:25,30

Nathan. — 2Sa 7:2; 12:1; 1Ki 1:10

Zadok. — 2Sa 15:27

Gad. — 2Sa 24:11; 1Ch 29:29

Ahijah. — 1Ki 11:29; 12:15; 2Ch 9:29

Prophet of Judah. — 1Ki 13:1

Iddo. — 2Ch 9:29; 12:15

Shemaiah. — 1Ki 12:22; 2Ch 12:7,15

Azariah the son of Oded. — 2Ch 15:2,8

Hanani. — 2Ch 16:7

Jehu the son of Hanani. — 1Ki 16:1,7,12

Elijah. — 1Ki 17:1

Elisha. — 1Ki 19:16

Micaiah the son of Imlah. — 1Ki 22:7,8

Jonah. — 2Ki 14:25; Jon 1:1; Mt 12:39

Isaiah. — 2Ki 19:2; 2Ch 26:22; Isa 1:1

Hosea. — Ho 1:1

Amos. — Am 1:1; 7:14,15

Micah. — Mic 1:1

Oded. — 2Ch 28:9

Nahum. — Na 1:1

Joel. — Joe 1:1; Ac 2:16

Zephaniah. — Zep 1:1

Huldah. — 2Ki 22:14

Jeduthun. — 2Ch 35:15

Jeremiah. — 2Ch 36:12,21; Jer 1:1,2

Habakkuk. — Hab 1:1

Obadiah. — Ob 1:1

Ezekiel. — Eze 1:3

Daniel. — Da 12:11; Mt 24:15

Haggai. — Ezr 5:1; 6:14; Hag 1:1

Zechariah son of Iddo. — Ezr 5:1; Zec 1:1

Malachi. — Mal 1:1

Zacharias the father of John. — Lu 1:67

Anna. — Lu 2:36

Agabus. — Ac 11:28; 21:10

Daughters of Philip. — Ac 21:9

Paul. — 1Ti 4:1

Peter. — 2Pe 2:1,2

John. — Re 1:1

One generally attached to the king’s household — 2Sa 24:11; 2Ch
29:25; 35:15

The Jews

Require to hear and believe. — De 18:15; 2Ch 20:20

Often tried to make them speak smooth things. — 1Ki 22:13; Isa
30:10; Am 2:12

Persecuted them. — 2Ch 36:16; Mt 5:12

Often imprisoned them. — 1Ki 22:27; Jer 32:2; 37:15,16

Often put them to death. — 1Ki 18:13; 19:10; Mt 23:34-37

Often left without, on account of sin. — 1Sa 3:1; Ps 74:9; Am
8:11,12

Were mighty through faith — Heb 11:32-40

Great patience of, under suffering — Jas 5:10

God avenged all injuries done to — 2Ki 9:7; 1Ch 16:21,22; Mt
23:35-38; Lu 11:50

Christ predicted to exercise the office of — De 18:15; Ac 3:22

Christ exercised the office of — Mt 24:1-25:46; Mr 10:32-34

Prophets, False


Pretended to be sent by God — Jer 23:17,18,31

Not sent or commissioned by God — Jer 14:14; 23:21; 29:31

Made use of by God to prove Israel — De 13:3

Described as

Light and treacherous. — Zep 3:4

Covetous. — Mic 3:11

Crafty. — Mt 7:15

Drunken. — Isa 28:7

Immoral and profane. — Jer 23:11,14

Women sometimes acted as — Ne 6:14; Re 2:20

Called foolish prophets — Eze 13:2

Compared to foxes in the desert — Eze 13:4

Compared to wind — Jer 5:13

Influenced by evil spirits — 1Ki 22:21,22

Prophesied

Falsely. — Jer 5:31

Lies in the name of the Lord. — Jer 14:14

Out of their own heart. — Jer 23:16,26; Eze 13:2

In the name of false gods. — Jer 2:8

Peace, when there was no peace. — Jer 6:14; 23:17; Eze 13:10;
Mic 3:5

Often practised divination and witchcraft — Jer 14:14; Eze
22:28; Ac 13:6

Often pretended to dreams — Jer 23:28,32

Often deceived by God as a judgment — Eze 14:9

The people

Led into error. — Jer 23:13; Mic 3:5

Made to forget God’s name by. — Jer 23:27

Deprived of God’s word by. — Jer 23:30

Taught profaneness and sin by. — Jer 23:14,15

Oppressed and defrauded by. — Eze 22:25

Warned not to listen to. — De 13:3; Jer 23:16; 27:9,15,16

Encouraged and praised. — Jer 5:31; Lu 6:26

Mode of trying and detecting — De 13:1,2; 18:21,22; 1Jo 4:1-3

Predicted to arise

Before destruction of Jerusalem. — Mt 24:11,24

In the latter times. — 2Pe 2:1

Judgments denounced against — Jer 8:1,2; 14:15; 28:16,17;
29:32

Involved the people in their own ruin — Isa 9:15,16; Jer 20:6;
Eze 14:10

Proselytes


Described — Es 8:17; Isa 56:3

Required

To give up all heathen practices. — Ezr 6:21

To give up all heathen associates. — Ru 1:16; 2:11; Ps 45:10;
Lu 14:26

To be circumcised. — Ge 17:13; Ex 12:48

To enter into covenant to serve the Lord. — De 29:10-13; Ne
10:28,29

To observe the law of Moses as Jews. — Ex 12:49

Unfaithfulness in, punished — Eze 14:7

From the Ammonites and Moabites restricted for ever from holding
office in the congregation — De 23:3

From the Egyptians and Edomites restricted to the third
generation from holding office in the congregation — De 23:7,8

Were entitled to all privileges — Ex 12:48; Isa 56:3-7

Went up to the feasts — Ac 2:10; 8:27

Pharisees, zealous in making — Mt 23:15

Many, embraced the gospel — Ac 6:5; 13:43

Later called devout Greeks — Joh 12:20; Ac 17:4

Protection


God is able to afford — 1Pe 1:5; Jude 1:24

God is faithful to afford — 1Th 5:23,24; 2Th 3:3

Of God is

Indispensable. — Ps 127:1

Seasonable. — Ps 46:1

Unfailing. — De 31:6; Jos 1:5

Effectual. — Joh 10:28-30; 2Co 12:9

Uninterrupted. — Ps 121:3

Encouraging. — Isa 41:10; 50:7

Perpetual. — Ps 121:8

Often afforded through means inadequate in themselves. — Jdj
7:7; 1Sa 17:45,50; 2Ch 14:11

Is afforded to

Those who hearken to God. — Pr 1:33

Returning sinners. — Job 22:23,25

The perfect in heart. — 2Ch 16:9

The poor. — Ps 14:6; 72:12-14

The oppressed. — Ps 9:9

The Church. — Ps 48:3; Zec 2:4,5

Is vouchsafed to saints in

Preserving them. — Ps 145:20

Strengthening them. — 2Ti 4:17

Upholding them. — Ps 37:17,24; 63:8

Keeping their feet. — 1Sa 2:9; Pr 3:26

Keeping them from evil. — 2Th 3:3

Keeping them from falling. — Jude 1:24

Keeping them in the way. — Ex 23:20

Keeping them from temptation. — Re 3:10

Providing a refuge for them. — Pr 14:26; Isa 4:6; 32:2

Defending them against their enemies. — De 20:1-4; 33:27; Isa
59:19

Defeating the counsels of enemies. — Isa 8:10

Temptation. — 1Co 10:13; 2Pe 2:9

Persecution. — Lu 21:18

Calamities. — Ps 57:1; 59:16

All dangers. — Ps 91:3-7

All places. — Ge 28:15; 2Ch 16:9

Sleep. — Ps 3:5; 4:8; Pr 3:24

Death. — Ps 23:4

Saints

Acknowledge God as their. — Ps 18:2; 62:2; 89:18

Pray for. — Ps 17:5,8; Isa 51:9

Praise God for. — Ps 5:11

Withdrawn from the

Disobedient. — Le 26:14-17

Backsliding. — Jos 23:12,13; Jdj 10:13

Presumptuous. — Nu 14:40-45

Unbelieving. — Isa 7:9

Obstinately impenitent. — Mt 23:38

Not to be found in

Idols. — De 32:37-39; Isa 46:7

Man. — Ps 146:3; Isa 30:7

Riches. — Pr 11:4,28; Zep 1:18

Hosts. — Jos 11:4-8; Ps 33:16

Horses. — Ps 33:17; Pr 21:31

Illustrated — De 32:11; Ps 125:1,2; Pr 18:10; Isa 25:4; 31:5;
Lu 13:34

Exemplified

Abraham. — Ge 15:1

Jacob. — Ge 48:16

Joseph. — Ge 49:23-25

Israel. — Jos 24:17

David. — Ps 18:1,2

Shadrach &c. — Da 3:28

Daniel. — Da 6:22

Peter. — Ac 12:4-7

Paul. — Ac 18:10; 26:17

Providence of God, The


Is his care over his works — Ps 145:9

Is exercised in

Preserving his creatures. — Ne 9:6; Ps 36:6; Mt 10:29

Providing for his creatures. — Ps 104:27,28; 136:25; 147:9; Mt
6:26

The special preservation of saints. — Ps 37:28; 91:11; Mt
10:30

Prospering saints. — Ge 24:48,56

Protecting saints. — Ps 91:4; 140:7

Delivering saints. — Ps 91:3; Isa 31:5

Leading saints. — De 8:2,15; Isa 31:5

Leading saints. — De 8:2,15; Isa 63:12

Bringing His words to pass. — Nu 26:65; Jos 21:45; Lu 21:32,33

Ordering the ways of men. — Pr 16:9; 19:21; 20:24

Ordaining the conditions and circumstances of men. — 1Sa 2:7,8;
Ps 75:6,7

Determining the period of human life. — Ps 31:15; 39:5; Ac
17:26

Defeating wicked designs. — Ex 15:9-19; 2Sa 17:14,15; Ps 33:10

Overruling wicked designs for good. — Ge 45:5-7; 50:20; Php
1:12

Preserving the course of nature. — Ge 8:22; Job 26:10; Ps
104:5-9

Directing all events. — Jos 7:14; 1Sa 6:7-10,12; Pr 16:33; Isa

44:7; Ac 1:26

Ruling the elements. — Job 37:9-13; Isa 50:2; Joh 1:4,15; Na
1:4

Ordering the minutest matters. — Mt 10:29,30; Lu 21:18

Is righteous — Ps 145:17; Da 4:37

Is ever watchful — Ps 121:4; Isa 27:3

Is all pervading — Ps 139:1-5

Sometimes dark and mysterious — Ps 36:6; 73:16; 77:19; Ro
11:33

All things are ordered by

For his glory. — Isa 63:14

For good to saints. — Ro 8:28

The wicked made to promote the designs — Isa 10:5-12; Ac
3:17,18

To be acknowledged

In prosperity. — De 8:18; 1Ch 29:12

In adversity. — Job 1:21; Ps 119:15

In public calamities. — Am 3:6

In our daily support. — Ge 48:15

In all things. — Pr 3:6

Cannot be defeated — 1Ki 22:30,34; Pr 21:30

Man’s efforts are vain without — Ps 127:1,2; Pr 21:31

Saints should

Trust in. — Mt 6:33,34; 10:9,29-31

Have full confidence in. — Ps 16:8; 139:10

Commit their works to. — Pr 16:3

Encourage themselves. — 1Sa 30:6

Pray in dependence upon. — Ac 12:5

Pray to be guided by. — Ge 24:12-14; 28:20,21; Ac 1:24

Result of depending upon — Lu 22:35

Connected with the use of means — 1Ki 21:19; 22:37,38; Mic 5:2;
Lu 2:1-4; Ac 27:22,31,32

Danger of denying — Isa 10:13-17; Eze 28:2-10; Da 4:29-31; Ho
2:8,9

Prudence

Exhibited in the manifestation of God’s grace — Eph 1:8

Exemplified by Christ — Isa 52:13; Mt 21:24-27; 22:15-21

Intimately connected with wisdom — Pr 8:12

The wise celebrated for — Pr 16:21

They who have

Get knowledge. — Pr 18:15

Deal with knowledge. — Pr 13:16

Look well to their goings. — Pr 14:15

Understand the ways of God. — Ho 14:9

Understand their own ways. — Pr 14:8

Crowned with knowledge. — Pr 14:18

Not ostentatious of knowledge. — Pr 12:23

Foresee and avoid evil. — Pr 22:3

Are preserved by it. — Pr 2:11

Suppress angry feelings. — Pr 12:16; 19:11

Regard reproof. — Pr 15:5

Keep silence in the evil time. — Am 5:13

Saints act with — Ps 112:5

Saints should especially exercise, in their intercourse with
unbelievers — Mt 10:16; Eph 5:15; Col 4:5

Virtuous wives act with — Pr 31:16,26

The young should cultivate — Pr 3:21

Of the wicked

Fails in times of perplexity. — Jer 49:7

Keeps them from the knowledge of the gospel. — Mt 11:25

Denounced by God. — Isa 5:21; 29:15

Defeated by God. — Isa 29:14; 1Co 1:19

Necessity for — Illustrated. — Mt 25:3,9; Lu 14:28-32

Exemplified

Jacob. — Ge 32:3-23

Joseph. — Ge 41:39

Jethro. — Ex 18:19-23

Gideon. — Jdj 8:1-3

David. — 1Sa 16:18

Abigail. — 1Sa 25:23-31; 2Sa 15:32-34; 17:6-14

Aged counsellors of Rehoboam. — 1Ki 12:7

Solomon. — 2Ch 2:12

Nehemiah. — Ne 2:12-16; 4:13-18

The Poor Wise Man. — Ec 9:15

The Scribe. — Mr 12:32-34

Gamaliel. — Ac 5:34-39

Sergius Paulus. — Ac 13:7

Paul. — Ac 23:6

Publicans

The collectors of the public taxes — Lu 5:27

Suspected of extortion — Lu 3:13

Often guilty of extortion — Lu 19:8

Chiefs of, were very rich — Lu 19:2

The Jews

Despised. — Lu 18:11

Classed with the most infamous characters. — Mt 11:19; 21:32

Despised our Lord for associating with. — Mt 9:11; 11:19

Often kind to their friends — Mt 5:46,47

Often hospitable — Lu 5:29; 19:6

Many of

Believed the preaching of John. — Mt 21:32

Received John’s baptism. — Lu 3:12; 7:29

Attended the preaching of Christ. — Mr 2:15; Lu 15:1

Embraced the gospel. — Mt 21:31

Matthew the apostle was of — Mt 10:3

Punishment of the Wicked, The

Is from God — Le 26:18; Isa 13:11

On account of their

Sin. — La 3:39

Iniquity. — Jer 36:31; Eze 3:17-18; 18:4,13,20; Am 3:2

Idolatry. — Le 26:30; Isa 10:10,11

Rejection of the law of God. — 1Sa 15:23; Ho 4:6-9

Ignorance of God. — 2Th 1:8

Evil ways and doings. — Jer 21:14; Ho 4:9; 12:2

Pride. — Isa 10:12; 24:21; Lu 14:11

Unbelief. — Mr 16:16; Ro 11:20; Heb 3:18,19; 4:2

Covetousness. — Isa 57:17; Jer 51:13

Oppressing. — Isa 49:26; Jer 30:16,20

Persecuting. — Jer 11:21,22; Mt 23:34-36

Disobeying God. — Ne 9:26,27; Eph 5:6

Disobeying the gospel. — 2Th 1:8

Is the fruit of their sin — Job 4:8; Pr 22:8; Ro 6:21; Ga 6:8

Is the reward of their sins — Ps 91:8; Isa 3:11; Jer 16:18; Ro
6:23; Heb 2:2

Often brought about by their evil designs — Es 7:10; Ps 37:15;
57:6

Often commences in this life — Pr 11:31

In this life by

Sickness. — Le 26:16; Ps 78:50

Famine. — Le 26:19,20,26,29; Ps 107:34

Noisome beasts. — Le 26:22

War. — Le 26:25,32,33; Jer 6:4

Deliverance to enemies. — Ne 9:27

Fear. — Le 26:36,37; Job 18:11

Reprobate mind. — Ro 1:28

Put in slippery places. — Ps 73:3-19

Trouble and distress. — Isa 8:22; Zep 1:15

Cutting off. — Ps 94:23

Bringing down their pride. — Isa 13:11

Future, shall be awarded by Christ — Mt 16:27; 25:31,41

Future described as

Hell. — Ps 9:17; Mt 5:29; Lu 12:5; 16:23

Darkness. — Mt 8:12; 2Pe 2:17

Death. — Ro 5:12-17; 6:23

Resurrection of damnation. — Joh 5:29

Rising to shame and everlasting contempt. — Da 12:2

Everlasting destruction. — Ps 52:5; 92:7; 2Th 1:9

Everlasting fire. — Mt 25:41; Jude 1:7

Second death. — Re 2:11; 21:8

Damnation of hell. — Mt 23:33

Eternal damnation. — Mr 3:29

Blackness of darkness. — 2Pe 2:17; Jude 1:13

Everlasting burnings. — Isa 33:14

The wrath of God. — Joh 3:36

Wine of the wrath of God. — Re 14:10

Torment with fire. — Re 14:10

Torment for ever and ever. — Re 14:11

The righteousness of God requires. — 2Th 1:6

Often sudden and unexpected. — Ps 35:8; 64:7; Pr 29:1; Lu
12:20; 1Th 5:3

Shall be

According to their deeds. — Mt 16:27; Ro 2:6,9; 2Co 5:10

According to the knowledge possessed by them. — Lu 12:47,48

Increased by neglect of privileges. — Mt 11:21-24; Lu 10:13-15

Without mitigation. — Lu 16:23-26

Accompanied by remorse. — Isa 66:24; Mr 9:44

No combination avails against — Pr 11:21

Deferred, emboldens them in sin — Ec 8:11

Should be a warning to others — Nu 26:10; 1Co 10:6-11; Jude
1:7

Consummated at the day of judgment — Mt 25:31,46; Ro 2:5,16;
2Pe 2:9

Punishments

Antiquity of — Ge 4:13,14

Power of inflicting, given to magistrates — Job 31:11; Ro 13:4

Designed to be a warning to others — De 13:11; 17:13; 19:20

Were inflicted

On the guilty. — De 24:16; Pr 17:26

Without pity. — De 19:13,21

Without partiality. — De 13:6-8

By order of magistrates. — Ac 16:22

By order of kings. — 2Sa 1:13-16; 1Ki 2:23-46

Immediately after sentence was passed. — De 25:2; Jos 7:25

By the witnesses. — De 13:9; 17:7; Joh 8:7; Ac 7:58,59

By the people. — Nu 15:35,36; De 13:9

By soldiers. — 2Sa 1:15; Mt 27:27-35

Sometimes deferred until God was consulted — Nu 15:34

Sometimes deferred for a considerable time — 1Ki 2:5,6,8,9

Secondary kinds of

Imprisonment. — Ezr 7:26; Mt 5:25

Confinement in a dungeon. — Jer 38:6; Zec 9:11

Confinement in stocks. — Jer 20:2; Ac 16:24

Fine, or giving of money. — Ex 21:22; De 22:19

Restitution. — Ex 21:36; 22:1-4; Le 6:4,5; 24:18

Retaliation or injuring according to the injury done. — Ex
21:24; De 19:21

Binding with chains and fetters. — Ps 105:18

Scourging. — De 25:2,3; Mt 27:26; Ac 22:25; 2Co 11:24

Selling the criminal. — Mt 18:25

Banishment. — Ezr 7:26; Re 1:9

Torturing. — Mt 18:34; Heb 11:37

Putting out the eyes. — Jdj 16:21; 1Sa 11:2

Cutting off hands and feet. — 2Sa 4:12

Mutilating the hands and feet. — Jdj 1:5-7

Cutting off nose and ears. — Eze 23:25

Plucking out the hair. — Ne 13:25; Isa 50:6

Confiscating the property. — Ezr 7:26

Inflicting of capital, not permitted to the Jews by the Romans
— Joh 18:31

Capital kinds of

Burning. — Ge 38:24; Le 20:14; Da 3:6

Hanging. — Nu 25:4; De 21:22,23; Jos 8:29; 2Sa 21:12; Es
7:9,10

Crucifying. — Mt 20:19; 27:35

Beheading. — Ge 40:19; Mr 6:16,27

Slaying with the sword. — 1Sa 15:33; Ac 12:2

Stoning. — Le 24:14; De 13:10; Ac 7:59

Cutting in pieces. — Da 2:5; Mt 24:51

Sawing asunder. — Heb 11:37

Exposing to wild beasts. — Da 6:16,24; 1Co 15:32

Bruising in mortars. — Pr 27:22

Casting headlong from a rock. — 2Ch 25:12

Casting into the sea. — Mt 18:6

Strangers not exempted from — Le 20:2

Were sometimes commuted — Ex 21:29,30

For murder not to be commuted — Nu 35:31,32

Purifications

Of Israel at the exodus — Ex 14:22; 1Co 10:2

Of Israel before receiving the law — Ex 19:10

Of priests before consecration — Ex 29:4

Of Levites before consecration — Nu 8:6,7

Of high priest on day of atonement — Le 16:4,24

Of things for burnt-offerings — 2Ch 4:6

Of individuals who were ceremonially unclean — Le 15:2-13;
17:15; 22:4-7; Nu 19:7-12,21

Of the healed leper — Le 14:8,9

Of Nazarites after vow expired — Ac 21:24,26

Used by the devout before entering God’s house — Ps 26:6; Heb
10:22

Multiplied by traditions — Mt 15:2; Mr 7:3,4

Means used for

Water of separation. — Nu 19:9

Running water. — Le 15:13

Water mixed with blood. — Ex 24:5-8; Heb 9:19

Was by

Sprinkling. — Nu 19:13,18; Heb 9:19

Washing parts of the body. — Ex 30:19

Washing the whole body. — Le 8:6; 14:9

Of priests performed in the brazen laver — Ex 30:18; 2Ch 4:6

Vessels in the houses of the Jews for — Joh 2:6

Consequence of neglecting those prescribed by law — Le 17:16;
Nu 19:13,20

Availed to sanctifying the flesh — Heb 9:13

Insufficient for spiritual purification — Job 9:30,31; Jer
2:22

The Jews laid great stress on — Joh 3:25

Illustrative of

Purification by the blood of Christ. — Heb 9:9-12

Regeneration. — Eph 5:26; 1Jo 1:7

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