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

Alphabetical Listings

Waiting Upon God

As the God of providence — Jer 14:22

As the God of salvation — Ps 25:5

As the Giver of all temporal blessings — Ps 104:27,28; Ps
145:15,16

For

Mercy. — Ps 123:2

Pardon. — Ps 39:7,8

The consolation of Israel. — Lu 2:25

Salvation. — Ge 49:18; Ps 62:1,2

Guidance and teaching. — Ps 25:5

Protection. — Ps 33:20; 59:9,10

The fulfillment of His word. — Hab 2:3

The fulfillment of His promises. — Ac 1:4

Hope of righteous by faith. — Ga 5:5

Coming of Christ. — 1Co 1:7; 1Th 1:10

Is good — Ps 52:9

God calls us to — Zep 3:8

Exhortations and encouragements to — Ps 27:14; 37:7; Ho 12:6

Should be

With the soul. — Ps 62:1,5

With earnest desire. — Ps 130:6

With patience. — Ps 37:7; 40:1

With resignation. — La 3:26

With hope in His word. — Ps 130:5

With full confidence. — Mic 7:7

Continually. — Ho 12:6

All the day. — Ps 25:5

Specially in adversity. — Ps 59:1-9; Isa 8:17

In the way of His judgments. — Isa 26:8

Saints resolve on — Ps 52:9; 59:9

Saints have expectation from — Ps 62:5

Saints plead, in prayer — Ps 25:21; Isa 33:2

The patience of saints often tried in — Ps 69:3

They who engage in

Wait upon Him only. — Ps 62:5

Are heard. — Ps 40:1

Are blessed. — Isa 30:18; Da 12:12

Experience His goodness. — La 3:25

Shall not be ashamed. — Ps 25:3; Isa 49:23

Shall renew their strength. — Isa 40:31

Shall inherit the earth. — Ps 37:9

Shall be saved. — Pr 20:22; Isa 25:9

Shall rejoice in salvation. — Isa 25:9

Shall receive the glorious things prepared by God for them. —
Isa 64:4

Predicted of the Gentiles — Isa 42:4; 60:9

Illustrated — Ps 123:2; Lu 12:36; Jas 5:7

Exemplified

Jacob. — Ge 49:18

Hannah. — 1Sa 1:2

David. — Ps 39:7

Isaiah. — Isa 8:17

Micah. — Mic 7:7

Joseph. — Mr 15:43

Walls

Designed for separation — Eze 43:8; Eph 2:14

Designed for defence — 1Sa 25:16

Mentioned in scripture

Of cities. — Nu 13:28

Of temples. — 1Ch 29:4; Isa 56:5

Of houses. — 1Sa 18:11

Of vineyards. — Nu 22:24; Pr 24:31

Frequently made of stone and wood together — Ezr 5:8; Hab 2:11

Were probably often strengthened with plates of iron or brass —
Jer 15:20; Eze 4:3

Of cities

Often very high. — De 1:28; 3:5

Strongly fortified. — Isa 2:15; 25:12

Had towers built on them. — 2Ch 26:9; 32:5; Ps 48:12; Song
8:10

Houses often built on. — Jos 2:15

Were broad and places of public resort. — 2Ki 6:26,30; Ps
55:10

Were strongly manned in war. — 2Ki 18:26

Kept by watchmen night and day. — Song 5:7; Isa 62:6

Houses sometimes broken down to repair, and fortify. — Isa
22:10

Danger of approaching too near to, in time of war. — 2Sa
11:20,21

Were battered by besieging armies. — 2Sa 20:15; Eze 4:2,3

Adroitness of soldiers in scaling alluded to. — Joe 2:7-9

Sometimes burned. — Jer 49:27; Am 1:7

Frequently laid in ruins. — 2Ch 25:23; 36:19; Jer 50:15

Destruction of, a punishment and cause of grief. — De 28:52; Ne
1:3; 2:12-17

The falling of, sometimes occasioned great destruction. — 1Ki
20:30

The bodies of enemies sometimes fastened on, as a disgrace. —
1Sa 31:10

Custom of dedicating. — Ne 12:27

idolatrous rites performed on. — 2Ki 3:27

Instances of persons let down from. — Jos 2:15; Ac 9:24,25; 2Co
11:33

Small towns and villages were not surrounded by — Le 25:31; De
3:5

Of houses

Usually plastered. — Eze 13:10; Da 5:5

Had nails or pegs fastened into them when built. — Ec 12:11;
Isa 22:23

Liable to leprosy. — Le 14:37

Often infested with serpents. — Am 5:19

Could be easily dug through. — Ge 49:6; Eze 8:7,8; 12:5

The seat next, was the place of distinction. — 1Sa 20:25

Hyssop frequently grew on — 1Ki 4:33

Miracles connected with

Falling of the walls of Jericho. — Jos 6:20

Handwriting on the wall of Belshazzar’s palace. — Da 5:5,25-28

Illustrative

Of salvation. — Isa 26:1; 60:18

Of the protection of God. — Zec 2:5

Of those who afford protection. — 1Sa 25:16; Isa 2:15

Of the Church as a protection to the nation. — Song 8:9,10

Of ordinances as a protection to the Church. — Song 2:9; Isa
5:5

Of the wealth of the rich in his own conceit. — Pr 18:11

(Brazen,) of prophets in their testimony against the wicked. —
Jer 22:20

(Bowing or tottering,) of the wicked under judgments. — Ps
62:3; Isa 30:13

(Of partition,) of separation of Jews and Gentiles. — Eph 2:14

(Daubed with untempered mortar,) of the teaching of false
prophets. — Eze 13:10-15

(Whited,) of hypocrites. — Ac 23:3

War

Antiquity of — Ge 14:2

Originates in the lusts of men — Jas 4:1

A time for — Ec 3:8

God

Frequently ordered. — Ex 17:16; Nu 31:1,2; De 7:1,2; 1Sa
15:1-3

Taught His people the art of. — 2Sa 22:35

Strengthens His people for. — Le 26:7,8

Gives the victory in. — Nu 21:3; De 2:33; 3:3; 2Sa 23:10; Pr
21:31

Causes to cease. — Ps 46:9

Scatters those who delight in. — Ps 68:30

Large armies frequently engaged in — 2Ch 13:3; 14:9

Weapons used in — Jos 1:14; Jdj 18:11

Preceded by

Consultation. — Lu 14:31; Pr 24:6

Great preparation. — Joe 3:9

Rumors. — Jer 4:19; Mt 24:6

Frequently long continued — 2Sa 3:1

Frequently sore and bloody — 1Sa 14:22; 1Ch 5:22; 2Ch 14:13;
28:6

Often attended by

Famine. — Isa 51:19; Jer 14:15; La 5:10

Pestilence. — Jer 27:13; 28:8

Cruelty. — Jer 18:21; La 5:11-14

Devastation. — Isa 1:7

Records often kept of — Nu 21:14

Often sent as a punishment for sin — Jdj 5:8

The Jews

Were expert in. — 1Ch 12:33,35,36; Song 3:8

Frequently engaged in (See Joshua chapters 6 through 11). — 1Ki
14:30; 15:7,16

Illustrative of

Our contest with death. — Ec 8:8

The contest of saints with the enemies of their salvation. — Ro
7:23; 2Co 10:3; Eph 6:12; 1Ti 1:18

The contest between Antichrist and the Church. — Re 11:7;
13:4,7

The malignity of the wicked. — Ps 55:21

Warfare of Saints

Is not after the flesh — 2Co 10:3

Is a good warfare — 1Ti 1:18,19

Called the good fight of faith — 1Ti 6:12

Is against

The devil. — Ge 3:15; 2Co 2:11; Eph 6:12; Jas 4:7; 1Pe 5:8; Re
12:17

The flesh. — Ro 7:23; 1Co 9:25-27; 2Co 12:7; Ga 5:17; 1Pe 2:11

Enemies. — Ps 38:19; 56:2; 59:3

The world. — Joh 16:33; 1Jo 5:4,5

Death. — 1Co 15:26; Heb 2:14,15

Often arises from the opposition of friends or relatives — Mic
7:6; Mt 10:35,36

To be carried on

Under Christ, as our captain. — Heb 2:10

Under the Lord’s banner. — Ps 60:4

With faith. — 1Ti 1:18,19

With a good conscience. — 1Ti 1:18,19

With steadfastness in the faith. — 1Co 16:13; 1Pe 5:9; Heb
10:23

With earnestness. — Jude 1:3

With watchfulness. — 1Co 16:13; 1Pe 5:8

With sobriety. — 1Th 5:6; 1Pe 5:8

With endurance or hardness. — 2Ti 2:3,10

With self-denial. — 1Co 9:25-27

With confidence in God. — Ps 27:1-3

With prayer. — Ps 35:1-3; Eph 6:18

Without earthly entanglements. — 2Ti 2:4

Mere professors do not maintain — Jer 9:3

Saints

Are all engaged in. — Php 1:30

Must stand firm in. — Eph 6:13,14

Exhorted to diligence. — 1Ti 6:12; Jude 1:3

Encouraged in. — Isa 41:11,12; 51:12; Mic 7:8; 1Jo 4:4

Helped by God in. — Ps 118:13; Isa 41:13,14

Protected by God in. — Ps 140:7

Comforted by God in. — 2Co 7:5,6

Strengthened by God in. — Ps 20:2; 27:14; Isa 41:10

Strengthened by Christ in. — 2Co 12:9; 2Ti 4:17

Delivered by Christ in. — 2Ti 4:18

Thank God for victory in. — Ro 7:25; 1Co 15:57

Armour for

Girdle of truth. — Eph 6:14

Breastplate of righteousness. — Eph 6:14

Preparation of the gospel. — Eph 6:15

Shield of faith. — Eph 6:16

Helmet of salvation. — Eph 6:17; 1Th 5:8

Sword of the Spirit. — Eph 6:17

Called armour of God. — Eph 6:11

Called armour of righteousness. — 2Co 6:7

Called armour of light. — Ro 13:12

Not carnal. — 2Co 10:4

Mighty through God. — 2Co 10:4,5

The whole, is required. — Eph 6:13

Must be put on. — Ro 13:12; Eph 6:11

To be on right hand and left. — 2Co 6:7

Victory in, is

From God. — 1Co 15:57; 2Co 2:14

Through Christ. — Ro 7:25; 1Co 15:27; 2Co 12:9; Re 12:11

By faith. — Heb 11:33-37; 1Jo 5:4,5

Over the devil. — Ro 16:20; 1Jo 2:14

Over the flesh. — Ro 7:24,25; Ga 5:24

Over the world. — 1Jo 5:4,5

Over all that exalts itself. — 2Co 10:5

Over death and the grave. — Isa 25:8; 26:19; Ho 13:14; 1Co
15:54,55

Triumphant. — Ro 8:37; 2Co 10:5

They who overcome in, shall

Eat of the hidden manna. — Re 2:17

Eat of the tree of life. — Re 2:7

Be clothed in white raiment. — Re 3:5

Be pillars in the temple of God. — Re 3:12

Sit with Christ in his throne. — Re 3:21

Have a white stone, and, in it a new name written. — Re 2:17

Have power over the nations. — Re 2:26

Have the name of God written upon them by Christ. — Re 3:12

Have God as their God. — Re 21:7

Have the morning-star. — Re 2:28

Inherit all things. — Re 21:7

Be confessed by Christ before God the Father. — Re 3:5

Be sons of God. — Re 21:7

Not be hurt by the second death. — Re 2:11

Not have their names blotted out of the book of life. — Re 3:5

Illustrated — Isa 9:5; Zec 10:5

Watchfulness

Christ an example of — Mt 26:38,40; Lu 6:12

Commanded — Mr 13:37; Re 3:2

Exhortations to — 1Th 5:6; 1Pe 4:7

God especially requires in ministers — Eze 3:17; Isa 62:6; Mr
13:34

Ministers exhorted to — Ac 20:31; 2Ti 4:5

Faithful ministers exercise — Heb 13:17

Faithful ministers approved by — Mt 24:45,46; Lu 12:41-44

Should be

With prayer. — Lu 21:36; Eph 6:18

With thanksgiving. — Col 4:2

With steadfastness in the faith. — 1Co 16:13

With heedfulness. — Mr 13:33

With sobriety. — 1Th 5:6; 1Pe 4:7

At all times. — Pr 8:34

In all things. — 2Ti 4:5

Saints pray to be kept in a state of — Ps 141:3

Motives to

Expected direction from God. — Hab 2:1

Uncertain time of the coming of Christ. — Mt 24:42; 25:13; Mr
13:35,36

Incessant assaults of the devil. — 1Pe 5:8

Liability to temptation. — Mt 26:41

Blessedness of — Lu 12:37; Re 16:15

Unfaithful ministers devoid of — Isa 56:10

The wicked averse to — 1Th 5:7

Danger of remissness in — Mt 24:48-51; 25:5,8,12; Re 3:3

Illustrated — Lu 12:35,36

Exemplified

David. — Ps 102:7

Anna. — Lu 2:37

Paul. — 2Co 11:27

Watchmen

Soldiers generally acted as — Mt 27:65,66

Citizens sometimes acted as — Ne 7:3

Were stationed

On watch towers. — 2Ki 9:17; Isa 21:5

On the walls of cities. — Isa 62:6

In the streets of cities. — Ps 127:1

Around the temple in Jerusalem on special occasions. — 2Ki
11:6

Paraded the streets at night to preserve order — Song 3:3; 5:7

In time of danger

Increase in number. — Jer 51:12

Vigilant night and day. — Ne 4:9; Isa 21:8

Reported the approach of all strangers. — 2Sa 18:24-27; 2Ki
9:18-20; Isa 21:6,7,9

Sounded an alarm at the approach of enemies. — Eze 33:2,3

Vigilance of, vain without God’s protection — Ps 127:1

Were relieved by turns — Ne 7:3

Danger of sleeping on their posts, referred to — Mt 28:13,14

Neglecting to give warning punished with death — Eze 33:6

Often interrogated by passengers — Isa 21:11

Illustrative

Of ministers. — Isa 5:28; 62:6; Eze 3:17; Heb 13:17

(Blind,) of careless ministers. — Isa 56:10

(Looking for the morning,) of anxious waiting for God. — Ps
130:5,6

Water

One of the elements of the world — Ge 1:2

God originally

Created the firmament to divide. — Ge 1:6,7

Collected into one place. — Ge 1:9

Created fowls and fishes, &c from. — Ge 1:20,21

Necessary to vegetation — Ge 2:5,6; Job 14:9; Isa 1:30

Some plants particularly require — Job 8:11

Necessary to the comfort and happiness of man — Isa 41:17; Zec
9:11

Collected in

Springs. — Jos 15:19

Pools. — 1Ki 22:38; Ne 2:14

Ponds. — Ex 7:19; Isa 19:10

Fountains. — 1Ki 18:5; 2Ch 32:3

Wells. — Ge 21:19

Brooks. — 2Sa 17:20; 1Ki 18:5

Streams. — Ps 78:16; Isa 35:6

Rivers. — Isa 8:7; Jer 2:18

The sea. — Ge 1:9,10; Isa 11:9

The clouds. — Ge 1:7; Job 26:8,9

Rises in vapour to the clouds — Ec 1:7; Ps 104:8

Drops from the clouds in rain — De 11:11; 2Sa 21:10

Described as

Fluid. — Ps 78:16; Pr 30:4

Unstable. — Ge 49:4

Penetrating. — Ps 109:18

Reflecting images. — Pr 27:9

Wearing the hardest substances. — Job 14:19

Cleansing. — Eze 36:25; Eph 5:26

Refreshing. — Job 22:7; Pr 25:25

Congealed by cold — Job 38:29; Ps 147:16,17

Was used by Jews

As their principal beverage. — Ge 24:43; 1Ki 13:19,22; 18:4; Ho
2:5

For culinary purposes. — Ex 12:9

For washing the person. — Ge 18:4; 24:32

For legal purification. — Ex 29:4; Heb 9:10,19

Kept for purification in large waterpots — Joh 2:6

Carried in vessels — Ge 21:14; 1Sa 26:11; Mr 14:13

Artificial mode of conveying, into large cities — 2Ki 20:20

Frequently brackish and unfit for use — Ex 15:23; 2Ki 2:19

The want of, considered a great calamity — Ex 17:1-3; Nu 20:2;
2Ki 3:9,10; Isa 3:1

In times of scarcity, sold at an enormous price — La 5:4

Miracles connected with

Turned into blood. — Ex 7:17,20

Turned into wine. — Joh 2:7-9

Brought from the rock. — Ex 17:6; Nu 20:11

Brought from the jaw-bone of an ass. — Jdj 15:19

Consumed by fire from heaven. — 1Ki 18:38

Divided and made to stand on heap. — Ex 14:21,22; Jos 3:16

Trenches filled with. — 2Ki 3:17-22

Iron made to swim in. — 2Ki 6:5,6

Our Lord, &c walking on. — Mt 14:26-29

Healing powers communicated to. — 2Ki 5:14; Joh 5:4; 9:7

The world and its inhabitants once destroyed by — Ge 7:20-23;
2Pe 3:6

The world not to be again destroyed by — Ge 9:8-15; 2Pe 3:7

Illustrative

Of the support of God. — Isa 8:6

Of the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. — Isa 41:17,18;
44:3; Eze 36:25; Joh 7:38,39

Of persecutors. — Ps 124:4,5

Of persecutions. — Ps 88:17

Of hostile armies. — Isa 8:7; 17:13

(Still,) of the ordinances of the gospel. — Ps 23:2

(Deep,) of severe affliction. — Ps 66:12; 69:1; Isa 30:20;
43:2

(Deep,) of counsel in the heart. — Pr 20:5

(Deep,) of the words of the wise of the wise. — Pr 18:4

(Poured out,) of the wrath of God. — Ho 5:10

(Poured out,) of faintness by terror. — Ps 22:14

(Pouring, out of buckets,) of a numerous progeny. — Nu 24:7

(Spilled on the ground,) of death. — 2Sa 14:14

(Its instability,) of a wavering disposition. — Ge 49:4

(Its weakness,) of faintness and cowardice. — Jos 7:5; Eze
7:17

(Difficulty of stopping,) of strife and contention. — Pr 17:14

(Rapidly flowing away,) of the career of the wicked. — Job
24:18; Ps 58:7

(Many,) of different nations and people. — Re 17:1,15; Jer
51:13

(Many,) of a variety of afflictions. — 2Sa 22:17

(Noise of many,) of the word of Christ. — Re 1:15

(Covering the sea,) of the general diffusion of the knowledge of
God. — Isa 11:9; Hab 2:14

Wave Offering

Placed in the hand of the priest and waved before the Lord — Ex
29:24; Le 8:27

Consisted of

The fat, right shoulder, &c of the priest’s consecration ram. —
Ex 29:22,23; Le 8:25,26

The breast of the priest’s consecration ram. — Ex 29:26; Le
8:29

The breast of all peace offerings. — Le 7:30; 9:18,21; 6:17,20

Left shoulder, of Nazarite’s peace offering. — Nu 6:17,19

The first fruits of barely harvest. — Le 23:10,11

The first fruits of wheaten bread. — Le 23:20

The Jealousy offering. — Nu 5:25

The leper’s trespass offering. — Le 14:12,24

Of the fat, &c of the consecration ram burnt on the altar — Ex
29:25; Le 8:28

Was given to the priest as his due — Ex 29:26-28; Le 7:31,34;
8:29; 10:15; 23:20; Nu 18:11

Was to be eaten in a holy place by the priest’s family — Le
10:14

Weeks

A period of time consisting of seven days — Le 23:15,16; Lu
18:12

A space of seven years sometimes so called — Ge 29:27,28; Da
9:24,25,27

Origin of computing time by — Ge 2:2

The feast of pentecost called the feast of weeks — Ex 34:22; Ac
2:1

Weights

Generally regulated by the standard of the sanctuary — Ex
30:24

Sometimes regulated by the king’s standard — 2Sa 14:26

Were frequently used in scales or balances — Job 31:6; Isa
40:12

Mentioned in scripture

Gerah. — Ex 30:13; Eze 45:12

Bekah or half shekel. — Ge 24:22

Shekel. — Ex 30:13; Eze 45:12

Dram. — Ne 7:70,71

Maneh or pound. — Ne 7:71; Eze 45:12

Talent. — 2Sa 12:30; Re 16:21

Value of money estimated according to — Ge 23:16; 43:21; Jer
32:9

All metals were given by — Ex 37:24; 1Ch 28:14

Provisions were sold by, in times of scarcity — Le 26:26; Eze
4:10,16

The Jews

Forbidden to have various. — De 25:13,14

Forbidden to have unjust. — Le 19:35,36

Frequently used unjust. — Mic 6:11

Illustrative

Of sins. — Heb 12:1

Of the restraints put on the elements. — Job 28:25

(Heavy,) of the exceeding glory reserved for saints. — 2Co
4:17

Wells

First mention of — Ge 16:14

Frequently made

Near encampments. — Ge 21:30; 26:18

Outside cities. — Ge 24:11; Joh 4:6,8

In the courts of houses. — 2Sa 17:18

In the desert. — 2Ch 26:10

Supplied by springs — Pr 16:22

Supplied by the rain — Ps 84:6

Surrounded by trees — Ge 49:22; Ex 15:27

Names often given to — Ge 16:14; 21:31

Canaan abounded with — De 6:11

Many supplied from Lebanon — Song 4:15

Mentioned in scripture

Beerlahairoi. — Ge 16:14

Bethlehem. — 2Sa 23:15; 1Ch 11:17,18

Beer (east of Jordan). — Nu 21:16-18

Beer-sheba. — Ge 21:30,31

Elim. — Ex 15:27

Esek. — Ge 26:20

Hagar. — Ge 21:19

Haran. — Ge 29:3,4

Jacob. — Joh 4:6

Rehoboth. — Ge 26:22

Sitnah. — Ge 26:21

Often deep and difficult to draw from — Joh 4:11

Often covered to prevent their being filled with sand — Ge
29:2,3

Had troughs placed near for watering cattle — Ge 24:19,20; Ex
2:16

Frequented by

Women who came to draw water. — Ge 24:13,14; Joh 4:7

Travellers. — Ge 24:11,13,42; Joh 4:6

Strangers not to draw from, without permission — Nu 20:17

Water of, frequently sold — Nu 20:19

Were a frequent cause of strife — Ge 21:25; 26:21,22; Ex
2:16,17

Were often stopped up by enemies — Ge 26:15,18; 2Ki 3:19,25

Often afforded no water — Jer 14:3; Zec 9:11

Illustrative

Of the ordinances of the Church. — Isa 12:3

Of the Holy Spirit in saints. — Song 4:15; Joh 4:14

Of the mouth of the righteous. — Pr 10:11

Of wisdom and understanding in man. — Pr 16:22; 18:4

(A fruitful bough by,) of Joseph’s numerous posterity. — Ge
49:22

(Drinking from one’s own,) of enjoyment of domestic happiness.
— Pr 5:15

(Without water,) of hypocrites. — 2Pe 2:17

Whirlwind

Generally came from the south — Job 37:9; Isa 21:1; Zec 9:14

Sometimes came from the north — Eze 1:4

Called the whirlwind of God — Jer 23:19; 30:23

Arose up from the earth — Jer 25:32

Miracles connected with

Elijah taken to heaven in. — 2Ki 2:1,11

God spoke to Job from. — Job 38:1; 40:6

Frequently continued for a long time — Jer 30:23

Destructive nature of — Pr 1:27

Illustrative of the

Speed with which God executes his purposes. — Na 1:3

Velocity of Christ’s second coming. — Isa 66:15

Velocity of the chariots in hostile armies. — Isa 5:28; Jer
4:13

Fury of God’s judgments. — Jer 25:32; 30:23

Sudden destruction of the wicked. — Ps 58:9; Pr 1:27; Isa
17:13; 40:24; 41:16; Jer 30:23

Unavoidable fruit of a life of sin and vanity. — Ho 8:7

Wicked, The, Are Compared To

Abominable branches — Isa 14:19

Ashes under the feet — Mal 4:3

Bad fishes — Mt 13:48

Beasts — Ps 49:12; 2Pe 2:12

Blind, The — Zep 1:17; Mt 15:14

Brass and iron — Jer 6:28; Eze 22:18

Briars and thorns — Isa 55:13; Eze 2:6

Bulls of Bashan — Ps 22:12

Carcasses trodden under feet — Isa 14:19

Chaff — Job 21:18; Ps 1:4; Mt 3:12

Clouds without water — Jude 1:12

Corn blasted — 2Ki 19:26

Corrupt trees — Lu 6:43

Deaf adders — Ps 58:4

Dogs — Pr 26:11; Mt 7:6; 2Pe 2:22

Dross — Ps 119:119; Eze 22:18,19

Early dew that passes away — Ho 13:3

Evil figs — Jer 24:8

Fading oaks — Isa 1:30

Fiery oven — Ps 21:9; Ho 7:4

Fire of thorns — Ps 118:12

Fools building upon sand — Mt 7:26

Fuel of fire — Isa 9:19

Garden without water — Isa 1:30

Goats — Mt 25:32

Grass — Ps 37:2; 92:7

Grass on the housetop — 2Ki 19:26

Green bay-trees — Ps 37:35

Green herbs — Ps 37:2

Heath in the desert — Jer 17:6

Horses rushing into the battle — Jer 8:6

Idols — Ps 115:8

Lions greedy of prey — Ps 17:12

Melting wax — Ps 68:2

Morning-clouds — Ho 13:3

Moth-eaten garments — Isa 50:9; 51:8

Passing whirlwinds — Pr 10:25

Potsherds — Pr 26:23

Raging waves of the sea — Jude 1:13

Reprobate silver — Jer 6:30

Scorpions — Eze 2:6

Serpents — Ps 58:4; Mt 23:33

Smoke — Ho 13:3

Stony ground — Mt 13:5

Stubble — Job 21:18; Mal 4:1

Swine — Mt 7:6; 2Pe 2:22

Tares — Mt 13:38

Troubled sea — Isa 57:20

Visions of the night — Job 20:8

Wandering stars — Jude 1:13

Wayward children — Mt 11:16

Wells without water — 2Pe 2:17

Wheels — Ps 83:13

Whited sepulchres — Mt 23:27

Wild ass’s colt — Job 11:12

Widows

Character of true — Lu 2:37; 1Ti 5:5,10

God

Surely hears the cry of. — Ex 22:23

Judges for. — De 10:18; Ps 68:5

Relieves. — Ps 146:9

Establishes the border of. — Pr 15:25

Will witness against oppressors of. — Mal 3:5

Exhorted to trust in God — Jer 49:11

Should not be

Afflicted. — Ex 22:22

Oppressed. — Jer 7:6; Zec 7:10

Treated with violence. — Jer 22:3

Deprived of raiment in pledge. — De 24:17

Should be

Pleaded for. — Isa 1:17

Honoured, if widows indeed. — 1Ti 5:3

Relieved by their friends. — 1Ti 5:4,16

Relieved by the Church. — Ac 6:1; 1Ti 5:9

Visited in affliction. — Jas 1:27

Allowed to share in our blessings. — De 14:29; 16:11,14;
24:19-21

Though poor, may be liberal — Mr 12:42,43

When young, exposed to may temptations — 1Ti 5:11-14

Saints

Relieve. — Ac 9:39

Cause joy to. — Job 29:13

Disappoint not. — Job 31:16

The wicked

Do no good to. — Job 24:21

Send, away empty. — Job 22:9

Take pledges from. — Job 24:3

Reject the cause of. — Isa 1:23

Vex. — Eze 22:7

Make a prey of. — Isa 10:2; Mt 23:14

Slay. — Ps 94:6

Curse for perverting judgment of — De 27:19

Woe to those who oppress — Isa 10:1,2

Blessings on those who relieve — De 14:29

A type of Zion in affliction — La 5:3

Were released from all obligation to former husbands — Ro 7:3

Were clothed in mourning after the decease of husbands — Ge
38:14,19; 2Sa 14:2,5

Reproach connected with — Isa 54:4

Increase of, threatened as a punishment — Ex 22:24; Jer 15:8;
18:21

Laws respecting

Not to be oppressed. — Ex 22:22; De 27:19

Raiment of, not to be taken in pledge by creditors. — De 24:17

Bound to perform their vows. — Nu 30:9

Not to intermarry with priests. — Le 21:14

To be allowed to glean in fields and vineyards. — De 24:19

To have a share of the triennial tithe. — De 14:28,29;
26:12,13

To share in public rejoicings. — De 16:11,14

When daughters of priests and childless to partake of the holy
things. — Le 22:13

When left childless, to be married by their husband’s nearest of
kin. — De 25:5,6; Ru 3:10-13; 4:4,5; Mt 22:24-26

Allowed to marry again — Ro 7:3

Intermarrying with, of kings considered treason — 1Ki 2:21-24

Not to be deplored by, considered a great calamity — Job 27:15;
Ps 78:64

Were under the special protection of God — De 10:18; Ps 68:5

Were frequently oppressed and persecuted — Job 24:3; Eze 22:7

Specially taken care of by the Church — Ac 6:1; 1Ti 5:9

Often devoted themselves entirely to God’s service — Lu 2:37;
1Ti 5:10

Instances of great liberality in — 1Ki 17:9-15; Mr 12:42,43

Illustrative of

A desolate condition. — Isa 47:8,9

Zion in captivity. — La 1:1

Wind, The

Variable nature of — Ec 1:6

God

Created. — Am 4:13

Restrains. — Job 28:25; Ps 107:29

Brings forth, out of his treasuries. — Ps 135:7; Jer 10:13

Raises. — Ps 107:25; Jon 4:8

Changes. — Ps 78:26

Assuages. — Mt 8:26; 14:32

Gathers, in his hand. — Pr 30:4

Accomplishes the purposes of God — Ps 148:8

Theory of, above man’s comprehension — Joh 3:8

Mentioned in scripture

North. — Pr 25:23; Song 4:16

South. — Job 37:17; Lu 12:55

East. — Job 27:21; Eze 17:10; Ho 13:15

West. — Ex 10:19

Euroclydon. — Ac 27:14

The simoom or pestilential wind. — 2Ki 19:7,35; Jer 4:11

The whirlwind. — Job 37:9

Drying nature of — Ge 8:1; Isa 11:15

Purifying nature of — Job 37:21; Jer 4:11

When violent called

Tempest. — Job 9:17; 27:20; Jon 1:4

Storm. — Job 21:18; Ps 83:15

Stormy wind. — Ps 148:8; Eze 13:11,13

Windy storm. — Ps 55:8

Great and strong wind. — 1Ki 19:11

Mighty wind. — Ac 2:2; Re 6:13

Fierce wind. — Jas 3:4

Rough wind. — Isa 27:8

From the north drives away rain — Pr 25:23

Frequently brings rain — 1Ki 18:44,45; 2Ki 3:17

Often blighting — Ps 103:16; Isa 40:7

Movement of the leaves of trees, &c by, noticed — Isa 7:2; Mt
11:7; Re 6:13

Tempestuous

Raises the sea in waves. — Ps 107:25; Joh 6:18

Drives about the largest ships. — Mt 14:24; Ac 27:18; Jas 3:4

Destroys houses. — Job 1:19; Mt 7:27

Miracles connected with

Locusts brought by. — Ex 10:13

Locusts removed by. — Ex 10:19

Red sea divided by. — Ex 14:21

Quails brought by. — Nu 11:31

Rocks and mountains rent by. — 1Ki 19:11

Raises on account of Jonah. — Jon 1:4

Calmed by casting out Jonah. — Jon 1:15

Calmed by Christ. — Mt 8:26; 14:32

Illustrative

Of the operations of the Holy Spirit. — Eze 37:9; Joh 3:8; Ac
2:2

Of the life of man. — Job 7:7

Of the speeches of the desperate. — Job 6:26

Of terrors which pursue the soul. — Job 30:15

Of molten images. — Isa 41:29

Of iniquity which leads to destruction. — Isa 64:6

Of false doctrines. — Eph 4:14

(Chaff or stubble before,) of the wicked. — Job 21:18; Ps 1:4

(Without rain,) of one who boasts of a false gift. — Pr 25:14

(When destructive,) of the judgments of God. — Isa 27:8; 29:6;
41:16

(Sowing,) of a course of sin. — Ho 8:7

(Feeding upon) of vain hopes. — Ho 12:1

(Bringing forth,) of disappointed expectations. — Isa 26:18

Wine

First mention of — Ge 9:20,21

Was made of

The juice of the grape. — Ge 49:11

The juice of the pomegranate. — Song 8:2

First mode of making, notice — Ge 40:11

Generally made by treading the grapes in a press — Ne 13:15;
Isa 63:2,3

Refining of, alluded to — Isa 25:6

Improved by age — Lu 5:39

Places celebrated for

Canaan in general. — De 33:28

Possessions of Judah. — Ge 49:8,11,12

Lebanon. — Ho 14:7

Helbon. — Eze 27:18

Assyria. — 2Ki 18:32; Isa 36:17

Moab. — Isa 16:8-10; Jer 48:32,33

Many kinds of — Ne 5:18

Sweet, esteemed for flavour and strength — Isa 49:26; Am 9:13;
Mic 6:15

Red, most esteemed — Pr 23:31; Isa 27:2

Often spiced to increase its strength, &c — Pr 9:2,5; 23:30;
Song 8:2

Was used

As a beverage from the earliest age. — Ge 9:21; 27:25

At all feasts and entertainments. — Es 1:7; 5:6; Isa 5:12; Da
5:1-4; Joh 2:3

For drink offerings in the worship of God. — Ex 29:40; Nu
15:4-10

For drink offerings in idolatrous worship. — De 32:37,38

As a medicine. — Lu 10:34; 1Ti 5:23

First fruits of, to be offered to God — De 18:4; 2Ch 31:5

With corn and oil, denoted all temporal blessings — Ge
27:28,37; Ps 4:7; Ho 2:8; Joe 2:19

Given in abundance to the Jews when obedient — Ho 2:22; Joe
2:19,24; Zec 9:17

The Jews frequently deprived of, as a punishment — Isa 24:7,11;
Ho 2:9; Joe 1:10; Hag 1:11; 2:16

The Jews frequently drank, to excess — Isa 5:11; Joe 3:3; Am
6:6

In times of scarcity, was mixed with water — Isa 1:22

Sometimes mixed with milk as a beverage — Song 5:1

Characterised as

Cheering God and man. — Jdj 9:13; Zec 9:17

Gladdening the heart. — Ps 104:15

Strengthening. — 2Sa 16:2; Song 2:5

Making mirthful. — Es 1:10; Ec 10:19

Custom of presenting to travellers — Ge 14:18; 1Sa 25:18

Custom of giving to persons in pain or suffering, mixed with
drugs — Pr 31:6; Mr 15:23

Forbidden to the priests while engaged in the tabernacle — Le
10:9

Forbidden to Nazarites during their separation — Nu 6:3

The Rechabites never drank — Jer 35:5,6

In excess

Forbidden. — Eph 5:18

Infuriates the temper. — Pr 20:1

Impairs the health. — 1Sa 25:37; Ho 4:11

Impairs the judgment and memory. — Pr 31:4,5; Isa 28:7

Inflames the passions. — Isa 5:11

Leads to sorrow and contention. — Pr 23:29,30

Leads to remorse. — Pr 23:31,32

An article of extensive commerce — Eze 27:18

Was stored in cellars — 1Ch 27:27

Was kept in bottles — 1Sa 25:18; Hab 2:15

Consequence of putting (when new), into old bottles — Mt 2:22

The love of Christ to be preferred to — Song 1:2,4

Water miraculously turned into — Joh 2:9

Illustrative

Of the blood of Christ. — Mt 26:27-29

Of the blessing of the gospel. — Pr 9:2,5; Isa 25:6; 55:1

Of the wrath and judgments of God. — Ps 60:3; 75:8; Jer
13:12-14; 25:15-18

Of the abominations of the apostasy. — Re 17:2; 18:3

Of violence and rapine. — Pr 4:17

Winter

God makes — Ps 74:17

Yearly return of, secured by covenant — Ge 8:22

Coldness and inclemency of, noticed — Pr 20:4; Joh 10:22

Unsuited for

Travelling. — Mt 24:20; 2Ti 4:21

Navigation. — Ac 27:9

Ships were laid up in port during — Ac 27:12; 28:11

The Jews frequently had special houses for — Jer 36:22; Am
3:15

Illustrative of seasons of spiritual adversity — Song 2:11

Wisdom of God, The

Is one of his attributes — 1Sa 2:3; Job 9:4

Described as

Perfect. — Job 36:4; 37:16

Mighty. — Job 36:5

Universal. — Job 28:24; Da 2:22; Ac 15:18

Infinite. — Ps 147:5; Ro 11:33

Unsearchable. — Isa 40:28; Ro 11:33

Wonderful. — Ps 139:6

Beyond human comprehension. — Ps 139:6

Incomparable. — Isa 44:7; Jer 10:7

Underived. — Job 21:22; Isa 40:14

The gospel contains treasures of — 1Co 2:7

Wisdom of saints is derived from — Ezr 7:25

All human wisdom derived from — Da 2:1

Saints ascribe to him — Da 2:20

Exhibited in

His works. — Job 37:16; Ps 104:24; 136:5; Pr 3:19; Jer 10:12

His counsels. — Isa 28:29; Jer 32:19

His foreshadowing events. — Isa 42:9; 46:10

Redemption. — 1Co 1:24; Eph 1:8; 3:10

Searching the heart. — 1Ch 28:9; Re 2:23

Understanding the thoughts. — 1Ch 28:9; Ps 139:2

Exhibited in knowing

The heart. — Ps 44:21; Pr 15:11; Lu 16:15

The actions. — Job 34:21; Ps 139:2,3

The words. — Ps 139:4

His saints. — 2Sa 7:20; 2Ti 2:19

The way of saints. — Job 23:10; Ps 1:6

The want of saints. — De 2:7; Mt 6:8

The afflictions of saints. — Ex 3:7; Ps 142:3

The infirmities of saints. — Ps 103:14

The minutest matters. — Mt 10:29,30

The most secret things. — Mt 6:18

The time of judgment. — Mt 24:36

The wicked. — Ne 9:10; Job 11:11

The works, &c of the wicked. — Isa 66:18

Nothing is concealed from — Ps 139:12

The wicked question — Ps 73:11; Isa 47:10

Should be magnified — Ro 16:27; Jude 1:25

Witness of the Holy Spirit

Is truth — 1Jo 5:6

To be implicitly received — 1Jo 5:6,9

Borne to Christ

As Messiah. — Lu 3:22; Joh 1:32,33

As coming to redeem and sanctify. — 1Jo 5:6

As exalted to be a Prince and Saviour to give repentance, &c. —
Ac 5:31,32

As perfecting saints. — Heb 10:14,15

As foretold by himself. — Joh 15:26

In heaven. — 1Jo 5:7,11

On earth. — 1Jo 5:8

The first preaching of the gospel confirmed by — Ac 14:3; Heb
2:4

The faithful preaching of the Apostles accompanied by — 1Co
2:4; 1Th 1:5

Given to saints

On believing. — Ac 15:8; 1Jo 5:10

To testify to them of Christ. — Joh 15:26

As an evidence of adoption. — Ro 8:16

As an evidence of Christ in them. — 1Jo 3:24

As an evidence of God in them. — 1Jo 4:13

Borne against all unbelievers — Ne 9:30; Ac 28:25-27

Wives

Not to be selected from among the ungodly — Ge 24:3; 26:34,35;
28:1

Duties of, to their husbands

To love them. — Tit 2:4

To reverence them. — Eph 5:33

To be faithful to them. — 1Co 7:3-5,10

To be subject to them. — Ge 3:16; Eph 5:22,24; 1Pe 3:1

To obey them. — 1Co 14:34; Tit 2:5

To remain with them for life. — Ro 7:2,3

Should be adorned

Not with ornaments. — 1Ti 2:9; 1Pe 3:3

With modesty and sobriety. — 1Ti 2:9

With a meek and quiet spirit. — 1Pe 3:4,5

With good works. — 1Ti 2:10; 5:10

Good

Are from the Lord. — Pr 19:14

Are a token of the favour of God. — Pr 18:22

Are a blessing to husbands. — Pr 12:4; 31:10,12

Bring honour on husbands. — Pr 31:23

Secure confidence of husbands. — Pr 31:11

Are praised by husbands. — Pr 31:28

Are diligent and prudent. — Pr 31:13-27

Are benevolent to the poor. — Pr 31:20

Duty of, to unbelieving husbands. — 1Co 7:13,14,16; 1Pe 3:1,2

Should be silent in the Churches. — 1Co 14:34

Should seek religious instruction from their husbands — 1Co
14:35

Of ministers should be exemplary — 1Ti 3:11

Good — Exemplified

Wife of Manoah. — Jdj 13:10

Orpah and Ruth. — Ru 1:4,8

Abigail. — 1Sa 25:3

Esther. — Es 2:15-17

Elizabeth. — Lu 1:6

Priscilla. — Ac 18:2,26

Sarah. — 1Pe 3:6

Bad — Exemplified

Samson’s wife. — Jdj 14:15-17

Michal. — 2Sa 6:16

Jezebel. — 1Ki 21:25

Zeresh. — Es 5:14

Job’s wife. — Job 2:9

Herodias. — Mr 6:17

Sapphira. — Ac 5:1,2

Wolf, The

Rapacious nature of — Ge 49:27

Particularly fierce in the evening when it seeks its prey — Jer
5:6; Hab 1:8

Destructive to flocks of sheep — Joh 10:12

Illustrative

Of the wicked. — Mt 10:16; Lu 10:3

Of wicked rulers. — Eze 22:27; Zep 3:3

Of false teachers. — Mt 7:15; Ac 20:29

Of the devil. — Joh 10:12

Of the tribe of Benjamin. — Ge 49:27

Of fierce enemies. — Jer 5:6; Hab 1:8

(Taming of,) of the change effected by conversion. — Isa 11:6;
65:25

Woman

Origin and cause of the name — Ge 2:23

Originally made

By God in his own image. — Ge 1:27

From one of Adam’s ribs. — Ge 2:21,22

For man. — 1Co 11:9

To be an helpmeet for man. — Ge 2:18,20

Subordinate to man. — 1Co 11:3

To be the glory of man. — 1Co 11:7

Deceived by Satan — Ge 3:1-6; 2Co 11:3; 1Ti 2:14

Led man to disobey God — Ge 3:6,11,12

Curse pronounced on — Ge 3:16

Salvation promised through the seed of — Ge 3:15; Isa 7:14

Safety in childbirth promised to the faithful and holy — 1Ti
2:15

Characterised as

Weaker than man. — 1Pe 3:7

Timid. — Isa 19:16; Jer 50:37; 51:30; Na 3:13

Loving and affectionate. — 2Sa 1:26

Tender and constant to her offspring. — Isa 49:15; La 4:10

To wear her hair long as a covering — 1Co 11:15

Good and virtuous, described — Pr 31:10-28

Virtuous, held in high estimation — Ru 3:11; Pr 31:10,30

Frequently

Fond of self-indulgence. — Isa 32:9-11

Subtle and deceitful. — Pr 7:10; Ec 7:26

Silly and easily led into error. — 2Ti 3:6

Zealous in promoting superstition and idolatry. — Jer 7:18; Eze
13:17,23

Active in instigating to iniquity. — Nu 31:15,16; 1Ki 21:25; Ne
13:26

Generally wore a vail in the presence of the other sex — Ge
24:65

Generally lived in a separated apartment or tent — Ge 18:9;
24:67; Es 2:9,11

Submissive and respectful to husbands — 1Pe 3:6; Ge 18:12

Of distinction

Fair and graceful. — Ge 12:11; 24:16; Song 1:8; Am 8:13

Haughty in their deportment. — Isa 3:16

Fond of dress and ornaments. — Isa 3:17-23

Wore their hair plaited and adorned with gold and pearls. — Isa
3:24; 1Ti 2:9

Of the poorer classes swarthy from exposure to the sun — Song
1:5,6

Young

Called maids. — Ex 2:8; Lu 8:51,52

Called damsels. — Ge 24:55; Mr 5:39

Called virgins. — Ge 24:16; La 1:4

Gay and merry. — Jdj 11:34; 21:21; Jer 31:13; Zec 9:17

Kind and courteous to strangers. — Ge 24:17

Fond of ornaments. — Jer 2:32

Required to learn from and imitate their elders. — Tit 2:4

Inherited parents’ property when there was no male heir. — Nu
27:8

Could not marry without consent of parents. — Ge 24:3,4; 34:6;
Ex 22:17

Not to be given in marriage considered a calamity. — Jdj 11:37;
Ps 78:63; Isa 4:1

Often taken captive. — La 1:18; Eze 30:17,18

Punishment for seducing, when betrothed. — De 22:23-27

Punishment for seducing when not betrothed. — Ex 22:16,17; De
22:28,29

Often treated with great cruelty in war. — De 32:25; La 2:21;
5:11

Of distinction, dressed in robes of various colours. — 2Sa
13:18; Ps 45:14

Were required to hear and obey the law — Jos 8:35

Had a court of the tabernacle assigned to them — Ex 38:8; 1Sa
2:2

Allowed to join in the temple-music from the time of David —
1Ch 25:5,6; Ezr 2:65; Ne 7:67

Often engaged in

Domestic employments. — Ge 18:6; Pr 31:15

Agriculture. — Ru 2:8; Song 1:6

Tending sheep. — Ge 29:9; Ex 2:16

Drawing and carrying water. — Ge 24:11,13,15,16; 1Sa 9:11; Joh
4:7

Grinding corn. — Mt 24:41; Lu 17:35

Spinning. — Pr 31:13,14

Embroidery. — Pr 31:22

Celebrating the victories of the nation. — Ex 15:20,21; Jdj
11:34; 1Sa 18:6,7

Attending funerals as mourners. — Jer 9:17,20

Vows of, when married not binding upon the husband — Nu 30:6-8

Unfaithfulness of, when married found out by the waters of
jealousy — Nu 5:14-28

Punishment for injuring, when with child — Ex 21:22-25

To be governed by, considered a calamity by the Jews — Isa
3:12

To be slain by, considered a great disgrace — Jdj 9:54

Considered a valuable booty in war — De 20:14; 1Sa 30:2

Often treated with great cruelty in war — 2Ki 8:12; La 5:11;
Eze 9:6; Ho 13:16

Illustrative

(Gloriously arrayed,) of the Church of Christ. — Ps 45:13; Ga
4:26; Re 12:1

(Delicate,) of backsliding Israel. — Jer 6:2

(Chaste and holy,) of saints. — Song 1:3; 2Co 11:2; Re 14:4

(Lewd,) of the Roman apostasy. — Re 17:4,18

(Wise,) of saints. — Mt 25:1,2,4

(Foolish,) of mere professors. — Mt 25:1-3

(At ease and careless,) of a state of carnal security. — Isa
32:9,11

(Forsaken,) of Israel in her captivity. — Isa 54:6

Works, Good

Christ, an example of — Joh 10:32; Ac 10:38

Called

Good fruits. — Jas 3:17

Fruits meet for repentance. — Mt 3:8

Fruits of righteousness. — Php 1:11

Works and labours of love. — Heb 6:10

Are by Jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God — Php 1:11

They alone, who abide in Christ can perform — Joh 15:4,5

Wrought by God in us — Isa 26:12; Php 2:13

The Scripture designed to lead us to — 2Ti 3:16,17; Jas 1:25

To be performed in Christ’s name — Col 3:17

Heavenly wisdom is full of — Jas 3:17

Justification unattainable by — Ro 3:20; Ga 2:16

Salvation unattainable by — Eph 2:8,9; 2Ti 1:9; Tit 3:5

Saints

Created in Christ to. — Eph 2:10

Exhorted to put on. — Col 3:12-14

Are full of. — Ac 9:36

Are zealous of. — Tit 2:14

Should be furnished to all. — 2Ti 3:17

Should be rich in. — 1Ti 6:18

Should be careful to maintain. — Tit 3:8,14

Should be established in. — 2Th 2:17

Should be fruitful in. — Col 1:10

Should be perfect in. — Heb 13:21

Should be prepared to all. — 2Ti 2:21

Should abound to all. — 2Co 9:8

Should be ready to all. — Tit 3:1

Should manifest, with meekness. — Jas 3:13

Should provoke each other. — Heb 10:24

Should avoid ostentation in. — Mt 6:1-18

Bring to the light their. — Joh 3:21

Followed into rest by their. — Re 14:13

Holy women should manifest — 1Ti 2:10; 5:10

God remembers — Ne 13:14; Heb 6:9,10

Shall be brought into the judgment — Ec 12:14; 2Co 5:10

In the judgment, will be an evidence of faith — Mt 25:34-40;
Jas 2:14-20

Ministers should

Be patterns of. — Tit 2:7

Exhort to. — 1Ti 6:17,18; Tit 3:1,8,14

God is glorified by. — Joh 15:8

Designed to lead others to glorify God. — Mt 5:16; 1Pe 2:12

A blessing attends. — Jas 1:25

The wicked reprobate to. — Tit 1:16

Illustrated. — Joh 15:5

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