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

Alphabetical Listings

Vail or Veil

A covering for the head usually worn by women — Ge 38:14

Was worn

As a token of modesty. — Ge 24:65

As a token of subjection. — 1Co 11:3,6,7,10

For concealment. — Ge 38:14

The removing of, considered rude and insolent — Song 5:7

Removing of, threatened as a punishment to ungodly women — Isa
3:23

Moses put one on to conceal the glory of his face — Ex 34:33;
2Co 3:13

Illustrative

Of the spiritual blindness of the Gentile nations. — Isa 25:7

Of the spiritual blindness of the Jewish nation. — 2Co 3:14-16

Vail, the Sacred

Moses commanded to make — Ex 26:31

Made by Bezaleel for the tabernacle — Ex 36:35

Suspended from four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold
— Ex 26:32

Hung between the holy and most holy place — Ex 26:33; Heb 9:3

Designed to conceal the ark, mercy seat, and the symbol of the
divine presence — Ex 40:3

The high priest

Alone allowed to enter within. — Heb 9:6,7

Allowed to enter but once a year. — Le 16:2; Heb 9:7

Could not enter without blood. — Le 16:3; Heb 9:7

Made by Solomon for the temple — 2Ch 3:14

Was rent at the death of our Lord — Mt 27:51; Mr 15:38; Lu
23:45

Illustrative

Of the obscurity of the Mosaic age. — Heb 9:8

Of the flesh of Christ which concealed his divinity. — Heb
10:20; Isa 53:2

(Rending of,) of the death of Christ which opened heaven to
saints. — Heb 10:19,20; 9:24

Valleys

Tracts of land between mountains — 1Sa 17:3

Called

Vales. — De 1:7; Jos 10:40

Dales. — Ge 14:17; 2Sa 18:18

Fat valleys, when fruitful. — Isa 28:1,4

Rough valleys, when uncultivated and barren. — De 21:4

Watered by mountain streams — Ps 104:8,10

Canaan abounded in — De 11:11

Abounded with

Fountains and springs. — De 8:7; Isa 41:18

Rocks and caves. — Job 30:6; Isa 57:5

Trees. — 1Ki 10:27

Lily of the valley. — Song 2:1

Ravens. — Pr 30:17

Doves. — Eze 7:16

Of Israel well tilled and fruitful — 1Sa 6:13; Ps 65:13

Often the scenes of idolatrous rites — Isa 57:5

The heathen supposed that certain deities presided over — 1Ki
20:23,28

The Canaanites held possession of, against Judah — Jdj 1:19

Often the scenes of great contests — Jdj 5:15; 7:8,22; 1Sa
17:19

Mentioned in scripture

Achor. — Jos 7:24; Isa 65:10; Ho 2:5

Ajalon. — Jos 10:12

Baca. — Ps 84:6

Berachah. — 2Ch 20:26

Bochim. — Jdj 2:5

Charashim. — 1Ch 4:14

Elah. — 1Sa 17:2; 21:9

Eshcol. — Nu 32:9; De 1:24

Gad. — 2Sa 24:5

Gerar. — Ge 26:17

Gibeon. — Isa 28:21

Hebron. — Ge 37:14

Hinnom or Tophet. — Jos 18:16; 2Ki 23:10; 2Ch 28:3; Jer 7:32

Jehoshaphat or decision. — Joe 3:2,14

Jericho. — De 34:3

Jezreel. — Ho 1:5

Jephthah-el. — Jos 19:14,27

Keziz. — Jos 18:21

Lebanon. — Jos 11:17

Megiddo. — 2Ch 35:22; Zec 12:11

Moab where Moses was buried. — De 34:6

Passengers or Hamongog. — Eze 39:11

Rephaim or giants. — Jos 15:8; 18:16; 2Sa 5:18; Isa 17:5

Salt. — 2Sa 8:13; 2Ki 14:17

Shaveh or king’s dale. — Ge 14:17; 2Sa 18:18

Shittim. — Joe 3:18

Siddim. — Ge 14:3,8

Sorek. — Jdj 16:4

Succoth. — Ps 60:6

Zared. — Nu 21:12

Zeboim. — 1Sa 13:18

Zephathah. — 2Ch 14:10

To be filled with hostile chariots, threatened as a punishment
— Isa 22:7

Miracles connected with

The moon made to stand still over Ajalon. — Jos 10:12

Ditches in, filled with water. — 2Ki 3:16,17

Water in, made to appear to the Moabites like blood. — 2Ki
3:22,23

Illustrative

Of the church of Christ. — Song 6:11

(Fruitful and well watered,) of the tents of Israel. — Nu 24:6

(Dark,) of affliction and death. — Ps 23:4

(Filling up of,) of removing all obstructions to the gospel. —
Isa 40:4; Lu 3:5

Vanity

A consequence of the fall — Ro 8:20

Every man is — Ps 39:11

Every state of man is — Ps 62:9

Man at his best estate is — Ps 39:5

Man is like to — Ps 144:4

The thoughts of man are — Ps 94:11

The days of man are — Job 7:16; Ec 6:12

Childhood and youth are — Ec 11:10

The beauty of man is — Ps 39:11; Pr 31:30

The help of man in — Ps 60:11; La 4:17

Man’s own righteousness is — Isa 57:12

Worldly wisdom is — Ec 2:15,21; 1Co 3:20

Worldly pleasure is — Ec 2:1

Worldly anxiety — Ps 39:6; 127:2

Worldly labour is — Ec 2:11; 4:4

Worldly enjoyment is — Ec 2:3,10,11

Worldly possessions are — Ec 2:4-11

Treasures of wickedness are — Pr 10:2

Heaping up riches is — Ec 2:26; 4:8

Love of riches is — Ec 5:10

Unblessed riches are — Ec 6:2

Riches gotten by falsehood are — Pr 21:6

All earthly things are — Ec 1:2

Foolish questions, &c are — 1Ti 1:6,7; 6:20; 2Ti 2:14,16; Tit
3:9

The conduct of the ungodly is — 1Pe 1:18

The religion of hypocrites is — Jas 1:26

The worship of the wicked is — Isa 1:13; Mt 6:7

Lying words are — Jer 7:8

False teaching is but — Jer 23:32

Mere external religion is — 1Ti 4:8; Heb 13:9

Alms giving without charity is — 1Co 13:3

Faith without works is — Jas 2:14

Idolatry is — 2Ki 17:15; Ps 31:6; Isa 44:9,10; Jer 10:8; 18:15

Wealth gotten by, diminishes — Pr 13:11

Saints

Hate the thoughts of. — Ps 119:113

Pray to be kept from. — Ps 119:37; Pr 30:8

Avoid. — Ps 24:4

Avoid those given to. — Ps 26:4

The wicked

Especially characterised by. — Job 11:11

Though full of, affect to be wise. — Job 11:12

Love. — Ps 4:2

Imagine. — Ps 2:1; Ac 4:25; Ro 1:21

Devise. — Ps 36:4

Speak. — Ps 10:7; 12:2; 41:6

Count God’s service as. — Job 21:15; Mal 3:14

Allure others by words of. — 2Pe 2:18

Walk after. — Jer 2:5

Walk in. — Ps 39:6; Eph 4:17

Inherit. — Jer 16:19

Reap. — Pr 22:8; Jer 12:13

Judicially given up to. — Ps 78:33; Isa 57:13

Fools follow those given to — Pr 12:11

Following those given to, leads to poverty — Pr 28:19

They who trust in, rewarded with — Job 15:31

Vine, The

Often found wild — 2Ki 4:39; Ho 9:10

Cultivated

In vineyards from the time of Noah. — Ge 9:20

On the sides of hills. — Jer 31:5

In the valleys. — Song 6:11

By the walls of houses. — Ps 128:3

Required to be dressed and pruned to increase its fruitfulness
— Le 25:3; 2Ch 26:10; Isa 18:5

Canaan abounded in — De 6:11; 8:8

Places celebrated for

Eshcol. — Nu 13:23,24

Sibmah. — Isa 16:8,9

Lebanon. — Ho 14:7

Egypt. — Ps 78:47; 80:8

The dwarf and spreading vine particularly esteemed — Eze 17:6

Of Sodom bad and unfit for use — De 32:32

Often degenerated — Isa 5:2; Jer 2:21

Frequently injured by hail and frost — Ps 78:47; 105:32,33

Foxes destructive to — Song 2:15

The wild boar destructive to — Ps 80:13

The fruit of

Called grapes. — Ge 40:10

Peculiarly sour when unripe. — Jer 31:30

Eaten fresh from the tree. — De 23:24

Eaten dried. — 1Sa 25:18; 30:12

Sold in the markets. — Ne 13:15

Made into wine. — De 32:14; Mt 26:29

The wood of, fit only for burning — Eze 15:2-5

Young cattle fed on its leaves and tender shoots — Ge 49:11

Probably produced two crops of fruit in the year — Nu 13:20

Perfumed the air with the fragrance of its flowers — Song 2:13;
Ho 14:7

God made, fruitful for his people when obedient — Joe 2:22; Zec
8:12

Frequently made unfruitful as a punishment — Jer 8:13; Ho 2:12;
Joe 1:7,12; Hag 2:19

Sometimes cast its fruit before it came to perfection — Job
15:33; Mal 3:11

Nazarites prohibited eating any part of — Nu 6:3,4

Illustrative

Of Christ. — Joh 15:1,2

Of Israel. — Ps 80:8; Isa 5:2,7

(Its fruitful branches,) of saints. — Joh 15:5

(Of unfruitful branches,) of mere professors. — Joh 15:2,6

(Its quick growth,) of the growth of saints in grace. — Ho
14:7

(Its rich clusters,) of the graces of the church. — Song 7:8

(Pruning of,) of God’s purifying his people by afflictions. —
Joh 15:2

(Worthlessness of its wood,) of the unprofitableness, of the
wicked. — Eze 15:6,7

(Unfruitful,) of the wicked. — Ho 10:1

(Sitting under one’s own) of peace and prosperity. — 1Ki 4:25;
Mic 4:4; Zec 3:10

Proverbial allusion to fathers eating the unripe fruit of — Jer
31:29,30; Eze 18:2

Vineyards

Origin and antiquity of — Ge 9:20

The design of planting — Ps 107:37; 1Co 9:7

Frequently walled or fenced with hedges — Nu 22:24; Pr 24:31;
Isa 5:2,5

Cottages built in, for the keepers — Isa 1:8

Provided with the apparatus for making wine — Isa 5:2; Mt
21:33

The stones carefully gathered out of — Isa 5:2

Laws respecting

Not to be planted with different kinds of seed. — De 22:9

Not to be cultivated in the Sabbatical year. — Ex 23:11; Le
25:4

The spontaneous fruit of, not to be gathered during the
sabbatical year. — Le 25:5,11

Compensation in kind to be made for injury done to. — Ex 22:5

Strangers entering, allowed to eat fruit of, but not to take any
away. — De 23:24

The gleaning of, to be left for the poor. — Le 19:10; De 24:21

The fruit of new, not to be eaten for three years. — Le 19:23

The fruit of new, to be holy to the Lord in the fourth year. —
Le 19:24

The fruit of new, to be eaten by the owners from the fifth year.
— Le 19:25

Planters of, not liable to military service till they had eaten
of the fruit. — De 20:6

Frequently let out to husbandmen — Song 8:11; Mt 21:33

Rent of, frequently paid by part of the fruit — Mt 21:34

Were often mortgaged — Ne 5:3,4

Estimated rent of — Song 8:11; Isa 7:23

Estimated profit arising from, to the cultivators — Song 8:12

The poor engaged in the culture of — 2Ki 25:12; Isa 61:5

Members of the family often wrought in — Song 1:6; Mt 21:28-30

Mode of hiring and paying labourers for working in — Mt 20:1,2

Of the kings of Israel superintended by officers of the state —
1Ch 27:27

The vintage or ingathering of

Was a time of great rejoicing. — Isa 16:10

Sometimes continued to the time of sowing seed. — Le 26:5

Failure in, occasioned great grief. — Isa 16:9,10

Of red grapes particularly esteemed — Isa 27:2

The produce of, was frequently destroyed by enemies — Jer
48:32

The whole produce of, often destroyed by insects, &c — De
28:39; Am 4:9

In unfavourable seasons produced but little wine — Isa 5:10;
Hag 1:9,11

The wicked judicially deprived of the enjoyment of — Am 5:11;
Zep 1:13

The Rechabites forbidden to plant — Jer 35:7-9

Of the slothful man neglected and laid waste — Pr 24:30,31

Illustrative

Of the Jewish Church. — Isa 5:7; 27:2; Jer 12:10; Mt 21:23

(Failure of,) of severe calamities. — Isa 32:10

(Cleaning grapes of,) of the elect. — Isa 24:13

Visions

God often made known his will by — Ps 89:19

God especially made himself known to prophets by — Nu 12:6

Often accompanied

A representative of the divine person and glory. — Isa 6:1

An audible voice from heaven. — Ge 15:1; 1Sa 3:4,5

An appearance of angels. — Lu 1:22,11; 24:23; Ac 10:3

An appearance of human beings. — Ac 9:12; 16:9

Frequently difficult and perplexing to those who received them
— Da 7:15; 8:15; Ac 10:17

Often communicated

In the night season. — Ge 46:2; Da 2:19

In a trance. — Nu 24:16; Ac 11:5

Often recorded for the benefit of the people — Hab 2:2

Often multiplied for the benefit of the people — Ho 12:10

Mentioned in scripture

To Abraham. — Ge 15:1

To Jacob. — Ge 46:2

To Moses. — Ex 3:2,3; Ac 7:30-32

To Samuel. — 1Sa 3:2-15

To Nathan. — 2Sa 7:4,17

To Eliphaz. — Job 4:13-16

To Isaiah. — Isa 6:1-8

To Ezekiel (See chapters 10, 40-48 of Ezekiel). — Eze 1:4-14;
8:2-14; 11:24,25; 37:1-10

To Nebuchadnezzar. — Da 2:28; Da 4:5

To Daniel (See chapters 7, 8, and 10 of Daniel). — Da 2:19

To Amos. — Am 7:1-9; 8:1-6; 9:1

To Zechariah. — Zec 1:8; 3:1; 4:2; 5:2; 6:1

To Paul. — Ac 9:3,6; 16:9; 18:9; 22:18; 27:23; 2Ch 12:1-4

To Ananias. — Ac 9:10,11

To Cornelius. — Ac 10:3

To Peter. — Ac 10:9-17

To John (See also Rev chapters 4 – 22). — Re 1:12

Sometimes withheld for a long season — 1Sa 3:1

The withholding of a great calamity — Pr 29:18; La 2:9

False prophets pretended to have seen — Jer 14:14; 23:16

The prophets of God skilled in interpreting — 2Ch 26:5; Da
1:17

Vows

Solemn promises made to God — Ps 76:11

Were made in reference to

Devoting the person to God. — Nu 6:2

Dedicating children to God. — 1Sa 1:11

Devoting property to God. — Ge 28:22

Offering sacrifices. — Le 7:16; 22:18:22; Nu 15:3

Afflicting the soul. — Nu 30:13

To be voluntary — De 23:21,22

To be performed faithfully — Nu 30:2

To be performed without delay — De 23:21,23

Danger of inconsiderately making — Pr 20:25

Of children void without the consent of parents — Nu 30:3-5

Of married women void without consent of husbands — Nu
30:6-8,10-13

Of widows and women divorced from their husbands binding — Nu
30:9

Of wives, could only be objected to at the time of making — Nu
30:14,15

Might be redeemed by paying a suitable compensation — Le
27:1-8,11-23

Clean beasts the subjects of, not to be redeemed — Le 27:9,10

Recorded in scripture

Of Jacob. — Ge 28:20-22; 31:13

Of Israelites. — Nu 21:2

Of Jephthah. — Jdj 11:30,31

Of Hannah. — 1Sa 1:1

Of Elkanah. — 1Sa 1:24

Of David. — Ps 132:2-5

Of mariners who cast out Jonah. — Jon 1:16

Of Jonah. — Jon 2:9

Of Lemuel’s mother. — Pr 31:1,2

Of Paul. — Ac 18:18

Of certain Jews with Paul. — Ac 21:23,24,26

All things dedicated by, to be brought to the tabernacle — De
12:6,11,17,18,26

Of things corrupt or blemished an insult to God — Le 22:23; Mal
1:14

The hire of a prostitute or price of a dog could not be the
subject of — De 23:18

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