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EAGLE, THE

- A bird of prey - Job 9:26; Mt 24:28

- Unclean - Le 11:13; De 14:12

- Different kinds of - Le 11:13,18; Eze 17:3

- Called the eagle of the heavens - La 4:19

- DESCRIBED AS

. Long-sighted - Job 39:29

. Swift - 2Sa 1:23

. Soaring to heaven - Pr 23:5

- Strength of its feathers alluded to - Da 4:33

- Greatness of its wings alluded to - Eze 17:3,7

- Peculiarity of its flight alluded to - Pr 30:19

- Delights in the lofty cedars - Eze 17:3,4

- Dwells in the high rocks - Job 39:27,28

- Feeds her young with blood - Job 39:29,30

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of wisdom and zeal of God's ministers - Eze 1:10; Re 4:7

. Of great and powerful kings - Eze 17:3; Ho 8:1

. (Renewed strength and beauty of,) of the renewal of saints - Ps 103:5

. (Mode of teaching her young to fly,) of God's care of his church - Ex 19:4; De 32:11

. (Wings of,) of protection afforded to the church - Re 12:14

. (Upward flight of,) of the saint's rapid progress toward heaven - Isa 40:31

. (Swiftness of,) of the melting away of riches - Pr 23:5

. (Swiftness of,) of the swiftness of hostile armies - De 28:49; Jer 4:13; 48:40; La 4:19

. (Height and security of its dwelling,) of the fancied but fatal security of the wicked - Jer 49:16; Ob 1:4

. (Increase baldness of, in the moulting season,) of calamities - Mic 1:16

. (Hasting to the prey,) of the swiftness of man's days - Job 9:26

- Was the standard of the Roman armies - Mt 24:15,28


EAR, THE

- The organ of hearing - Job 13:1; 29:11

- Capable of trying and distinguishing words - Job 12:11

- GOD

. Made - Pr 20:12

. Planted - Ps 94:9

. Opens - Job 33:16; 36:10

. Judicially closed - Isa 6:10; Mt 13:15

- Christ opens - Isa 35:5; 43:8,10

- Instruction received through - Isa 30:21

- That hears and receives the word of God, blessed - Ex 15:26; Mt 13:16

- SHOULD

. Seek knowledge - Pr 18:15

. Be bowed down to instructions - Pr 5:1

. Be incline to wisdom - Pr 2:2

. Be given to the law of God - Isa 1:10

. Receive the word of God - Jer 9:20

. Hear and obey reproof - Pr 15:31; 25:12

- Not satisfied with earthly things - Ec 1:8

- OF THE WICKED

. Uncircumcised - Jer 6:10; Ac 7:51

. Itching - 2Ti 4:3

. Not inclined to hear God - Jer 7:24; 35:15

. Turned away from God's law - Pr 28:9

. Stopped against God's word - Ps 58:4; Zec 7:11

- Not to be stopped at cry of the poor - Pr 21:13

- BLOOD PUT ON THE RIGHT EAR OF

. Priests at consecration - Ex 29:20; Le 8:23

. The healed leper in cleansing him - Le 14:14

- Often adorned with rings - Eze 16:12; Ho 2:13

- Of servants who refused to leave their masters, bored to the door - Ex 21:6; De 15:17


EARLY RISING

- Christ set an example of - Mr 1:35; Lu 21:38; Joh 8:2

- REQUISITE FOR

. Devotion - Ps 5:3; 59:16; 63:1; 88:13; Isa 26:9

. Executing God's commands - Ge 22:3

. Discharge of daily duties - Pr 31:15

- Neglect of, leads to poverty - Pr 6:9-11

- PRACTISED BY THE WICKED, FOR

. Deceit - Pr 27:14

. Executing plans of evil - Mic 2:1

- Illustrates spiritual diligence - Ro 13:11,12

- Exemplified

. Abraham - Ge 19:27

. Isaac - Ge 26:31

. Jacob - Ge 28:18

. Joshua - Jos 3:1

. Gideon - Jud 6:38

. Samuel - 1Sa 15:12

. David - 1Sa 17:20

. Mary - Mr 16:2

. Apostles - Ac 5:21


EARTH, THE

- The world in general - Ge 1:2

- The dry land as divided from waters - Ge 1:10

- GOD

. Created - Ge 1:1; Ne 9:6

. Laid the foundation of - Job 38:4; Ps 102:25

. Formed - Ps 90:2

. Spread abroad - Isa 42:5; 44:24

. Suspended in space - Job 26:7

. Supports - Ps 75:3

. Establishes - Ps 78:69; 119:90

. Enlightens - Ge 1:14-16; Jer 33:25

. Waters - Ps 65:9; 147:8

. Makes fruitful - Ge 1:11; 27:28

. Inspects - Zec 4:10

. Governs supremely - Job 34:13; Ps 135:6

. Reigns in - Ex 8:22; Ps 97:1

. Shall be exalted in - Ps 46:10

- Is the Lord's - Ex 9:29; 1Co 10:26

- Created to be inhabited - Isa 45:18

- First division of - Ge 10:25

- Ideas of the ancients respecting the form of - Job 11:9; 38:18; Pr 25:3

- Diversified by hills and mountains - Hab 3:6

- Full of minerals - De 8:9; Job 28:1-5,15-19

- DESCRIBED AS

. God's footstool - Isa 66:1; Mt 5:35

. Full of God's goodness - Ps 33:5

. Full of God's riches - Ps 104:24

. Full of God's mercy - Ps 119:64

. Full of God's glory - Nu 14:21; Isa 6:3

. Shining with God's glory - Eze 43:2

. Trembling before God - Ps 68:8; Jer 10:10

. Melting at God's voice - Ps 46:6

. Burning at God presence - Na 1:5

- MAN

. Formed out of - Ge 2:7; Ps 103:14

. Given dominion over - Ge 1:26; Ps 115:16

. By nature is of - 1Co 15:47-48

. By nature minds the thing of - Php 3:19

. Brought a curse on - Ge 3:17

. Shall return to - Ge 3:19; Ps 146:4

- Subject to God's judgments - Ps 46:8; Isa 11:4

- Corrupted by sin - Ge 6:11,12; Isa 24:5

- Made barren by sin - De 28:23; Ps 107:34

- Made to mourn and languish by sin - Isa 24:4; Jer 4:28; 12:4; Ho 4:3

- Satan goes to and fro in - Job 1:7; 1Pe 5:8

- Shall be filled with the knowledge of God - Isa 11:9; Hab 2:14

- Once inundated - Ge 7:17-24

- Not to be again inundated - Ge 9:11; 2Pe 3:6,7

- To be dissolved by fire - 2Pe 3:7,10,12

- To be renewed - Isa 65:17; 2Pe 3:13

- Saints shall inherit - Ps 25:13; Mt 5:5


EARTHQUAKES

- Islands and mountainous districts liable to - Ps 114:4,6; Re 6:14; 16:18,20

- FREQUENTLY ACCOMPANIED BY

. Volcanic eruptions - Ps 104:32; Na 1:5

. Convulsion and receding of the sea - 2Sa 22:8,16; Ps 18:7,15; 46:3

. Opening of the earth - Nu 16:31,32

. Overturning of mountains - Ps 46:2; Zec 14:4

. Rending of rocks - Mt 27:51

- ARE VISIBLE TOKENS OF

. God's power - Job 9:6; Heb 12:26

. God's presence - Ps 68:7,8; 114:7

. God's anger - Ps 18:7; 60:2; Isa 13:13

- Men always terrified by - Nu 16:34; Zec 14:5; Mt 27:54; Re 11:13

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. At mount Sinai - Ex 19:18

. In the wilderness - Nu 16:31,32

. In strongholds of Philistines - 1Sa 14:15

. When Elijah fled from Jezebel - 1Ki 19:11

. In Uzziah's reign - Am 1:1; Zec 14:5

. At our Lord's death - Mt 27:51

. At out Lord's resurrection - Mt 28:2

. At Philippi - Ac 16:26

. Before destruction of Jerusalem, predicted - Mt 24:7; Lu 21:11

. At Christ's second coming, predicted - Zec 14:4

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The judgments of God - Isa 24:19,20; 29:6; Jer 4:24; Re 8:5

. The overthrow of kingdoms - Hag 2:6,22; Re 6:12,13; 16:18,19


EDIFICATION

- Described - Eph 4:12-16

- IS THE OBJECT OF

. The ministerial office - Eph 4:11,12

. Ministerial gifts - 1Co 14:3-5,12

. Ministerial authority - 2Co 10:8; 13:10

. The Church's union in Christ - Eph 4:16

- The gospel, the instrument of - Ac 20:32

- Love leads to - 1Co 8:1

- Exhortation to - Jude 1:20,21

- Mutual, commanded - Ro 14:19; 1Th 5:11

- All to be done to - 2Co 12:19; Eph 4:29

- Use self-denial to promote, in others - 1Co 10:23,33

- The peace of the Church favours - Ac 9:31

- Foolish questions opposed to - 1Ti 1:4


EDOMITES, THE

- Descended from Esau - Ge 36:9

- Dwelt in Mount Seir - Ge 32:3; De 2:4,5

- WERE CALLED

. Children of Esau - De 2:4

. Brethren of Israel - Nu 20:14

- Governed by dukes - Ge 36:15-30,40-43; Ex 15:15

- Afterwards had kings - Ge 36:31-29; Nu 20:14

- Under a deputy or viceroy while subject to Judah - 1Ki 22:47

- CHARACTER OF

. Wise - Jer 49:7

. Proud and self-confident - Jer 49:16; Ob 1:3

. Strong and cruel - Jer 49:19

. Vindictive - Eze 25:12

. Idolatrous - 2Ch 25:14,20

. Superstitious - Jer 27:3,9

- Carried on extensive commerce - Eze 27:20

- COUNTRY OF

. Specially given to them - De 2:5

. Fertile and rich - Ge 27:39

. Mountainous and rocky - Jer 49:16; Mal 1:3

. Traversed by roads - Nu 20:17

. Well fortified - Ps 60:9

. Called Mount Seir - Eze 35:2

. Called Mount of Esau - Ob 1:21

. Called Dumah - Isa 21:11

. Called Idumea - Isa 34:6; Mr 3:8

. Called Edom - Isa 63:1

- CITIES OF

. Dinhabah or Dedan - Ge 36:32; Jer 49:8

. Avith - Ge 36:35

. Pau - Ge 36:39

. Bozrah - Jer 49:22; Am 1:12

. Teman - Jer 49:7; Eze 25:13

. Eziongeber, a sea port - 1Ki 9:26

- Implacable enemies of Israel - Eze 35:5

- Israel forbidden to hate - De 23:7

- Israel forbidden to spoil - De 2:4,6; 2Ch 20:10

- Might be received into the congregation in third generation - De 23:8

- Refused Israel a passage - Nu 20:21; Jud 11:17

- Saul made war against - 1Sa 14:47

- David subdued - 2Sa 8:14; 1Ch 18:11,13

- Slaughter of, by Joab and Abishai - 1Ki 11:16; 1Ch 18:12

- Took refuge in Egypt - 1Ki 11:17-19

- Returned after David's death - 1Ki 11:21-22

- Were stirred up against Solomon - 1Ki 11:14

- Confederated with enemies of Israel against Jehoshaphat - 2Ch 20:10; Ps 83:4-6

- Miraculous overthrow of - 2Ch 20:22

- Revolted from Joram, king of Judah - 2Ki 8:20-22; 2Ch 21:8-10

- Re-conquered by Amaziah - 2Ki 14:7,10; 2Ch 25:11,12

- The Jews ensnared by the idols of, and punished - 2Ch 25:14,15,20

- Rebelled against Ahaz - 2Ch 28:17

- Aided Babylon against Judah - Ps 137:7; Ob 1:11

- PREDICTIONS RESPECTING

. Subjection to Israel - Ge 25:23; 27:29,37

. Revolt from Israel - Ge 27:40

. Israel's occupation of their country - Nu 24:18; Ob 1:17-19

. To share in the punishment of the nations - Jer 9:26; 25:15-27; Eze 32:29

. Punishment for persecuting Israel - Isa 34:5-8; 63:1-4; La 4:21; Eze 25:13,14; Am 1:11,12; Ob 1:10,15

. Exterminating slaughter of - Ob 1:18

. Utter desolation of their country - Isa 34:9-17; Eze 35:7-15

. The king of Babylon an instrument of their punishment - Jer 27:3-6

. Israel an instrument of their punishment - Eze 25:14; Ob 1:18

. Their ruin to be an astonishment - Jer 49:17,21

. Their future subjection to the Jews - Isa 11:14; Am 9:12

- Remarkable persons of

. Doeg - 1Sa 22:18

. Hadad - 1Ki 11:14,19

. Eliphaz - Job 2:11


EGYPT

- Peopled by Mizraim's posterity - Ge 10:6,13,14

- Boundaries of - Eze 29:10

- Dry climate of - De 11:10,11

- Watered by the Nile - Ge 41:1-3; Ex 1:22

- Inundations of, alluded to - Am 8:8

- Subject to plague - De 7:15; 28:27,60

- Sometimes visited by famine - Ge 41:30

- CALLED

. The land of Ham - Ps 105:23; 106:22

. The South - Jer 13:19; Da 11:14,25

. Sihor - Isa 23:3

. Rahab - Ps 87:4; 89:10

. House of Bondmen - Ex 13:3,14; De 7:8

- CELEBRATED FOR

. Fertility - Ge 13:10; 45:18

. Wealth - Heb 11:26

. Literature - 1Ki 4:30; Ac 7:22

. Fine horses - 1Ki 10:28,29

. Fine linen - Pr 7:16; Isa 19:9

. Commerce - Ge 41:57; Eze 27:7

- Religion of, idolatrous - Ex 12:12; Nu 33:4; Isa 19:1; Eze 29:7

- Idolatry of, followed by Israel - Ex 32:4; Eze 20:8,19

- Magic practised in - Ex 7:11,12,22; 8:7

- Ruled by kings who assumed the name of Pharaoh - Ge 12:14,15; 40:1,2; Ex 1:8,22

- Under a governor - Ge 41:41-44

- Had princes and counsellors - Ge 12:15; Isa 19:11

- AS A POWER WAS

. Proud and arrogant - Eze 29:3; 30:6

. Pompous - Eze 32:12

. Mighty - Isa 30:2,3

. Ambitious of conquests - Jer 46:8

. Treacherous - Isa 36:6; 29:6,7

- INHABITANTS OF

. Superstitious - Isa 19:3

. Hospitable - Ge 47:5,6; 1Ki 11:18

. Often intermarried with strangers - Ge 21:21; 1Ki 3:1; 11:19; 1Ch 2:34,35

. Abhorred shepherds - Ge 46:34

. Abhorred the sacrifice of oxen - Ex 8:26

. Not to be abhorred by Israel - De 23:7

. Might be received into the congregation in the third generation - De 23:8

- Mode of entertaining in - Ge 43:32-34

- Diet used in - Nu 11:5

- Mode of embalming in - Ge 50:3

- Often a refuge to strangers - Ge 12:10; 47:4; 1Ki 11:17,40; 2Ki 25:26; Mt 2:12,13

- THE ARMIES OF

. Described - Ex 14:7-9

. Destroyed in the Red Sea - Ex 14:23-28

. Captured and burned Gezer - 1Ki 9:16

. Besieged and plundered Jerusalem in Rehoboam's time - 1Ki 14:25,26

. Invaded Assyria and killed Josiah who assisted it - 2Ki 23:29

. Deposed Jehoahaz and made Judea tributary - 2Ki 23:31-35

. Assistance of, sought by Judah against the Chaldees - Eze 17:15; Jer 37:5,7

- HISTORY OF ISRAEL IN

. Their sojourn in it, foretold - Ge 15:13

. Joseph sold into - Ge 37:28; 39:1

. Potiphar blessed for Joseph's sake - Ge 39:2-6

. Joseph unjustly cast into prison - Ge 39:7-20

. Joseph interprets the chief baker's and the chief butler's dreams - Ge 40:5-19

. Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams - Ge 41:14-32

. Joseph counsels Pharaoh - Ge 41:33-36

. Joseph made governor - Ge 41:41-44

. Joseph's successful provision against the years of famine - Ge 41:46-56

. Joseph's ten brethren arrive - Ge 42:1-6

. Joseph recognizes his brethren - Ge 42:7,8

. Benjamin brought - Ge 43:15

. Joseph makes himself known to his brethren - Ge 45:1-8

. Joseph sends for his father - Ge 45:9-11

. Pharaoh invites Jacob into - Ge 45:16-20

. Jacob's journey - Ge 46:5-7

. Jacob presented to Pharaoh - Ge 47:1-10

. Israel placed in the land of Goshen - Ge 46:34; 47:11,27

. Joseph enriches the king - Ge 47:13-26

. Jacob's death and burial - Ge 49:33; 50:1-13

. Israel increases and are oppressed - Ex 1:1-14

. Male children destroyed - Ex 1:15-22

. Moses born and hid for three months - Ex 2:2

. Moses exposed on the Nile - Ex 2:3,4

. Moses adopted and brought up by Pharaoh's daughter - Ex 2:5-10

. Moses slays an Egyptian - Ex 2:11,12

. Moses flies to Midian - Ex 2:15

. Moses sent to Pharaoh - Ex 3:2-10

. Pharaoh increases their affliction - Ex 5:1-23

. Moses proves his divine mission by miracles - Ex 4:29-31; 7:10

. Egypt is plagued for Pharaoh's obstinacy - Ex 7:14-10:29

. The passover instituted - Ex 12:1-28

. Destruction of the first-born - Ex 12:29,30

. Israel spoils the Egyptians - Ex 12:35,36

. Israel driven out of - Ex 12:31-33

. Date of the Exodus - Ex 12:41; Heb 11:27

. Pharaoh pursues Israel and is miraculously destroyed - Ex 14:5-25

- PROPHECIES RESPECTING

. Dismay of its inhabitants - Isa 19:1,16,17

. Infatuation of its princes - Isa 19:3,11-14

. Failure of internal resources - Isa 19:5-10

. Civil war and domestic strife - Isa 19:2

. Armies destroyed by Babylon - Jer 46:2-12

. Invasion by Babylon - Jer 46:13,24; Eze 32:11

. Destruction of its power - Eze 30:24,25

. Destruction of its cities - Eze 30:14-18

. Destruction of its idols - Jer 43:12,13; 46:25; Eze 30:13

. Spoil of, a reward to Babylon for services against Tyre - Eze 29:18-20

. Captivity of its people - Isa 20:4; Jer 46:19,24,26; Eze 30:4

. Utter desolation of, for forty years - Eze 29:8-12; 30:12; 32:15

. Allies to share its misfortunes - Eze 30:4,6

. The Jews who practised its idolatry to share its punishments - Jer 44:7-28

. Terror occasioned by its fall - Eze 32:9,10

. Ever to be a base kingdom - Eze 29:15

. Christ to be called out of - Ho 11:1; Mt 2:15

. Conversion of - Isa 19:18-20

. To be numbered and blessed along with Israel - Isa 19:23-25

. Prophetic illustration of its destruction - Jer 43:9,10; Eze 30:21,22; 32:4-6


ELECTION

- Of Christ, as Messiah - Isa 42:1; 1Pe 2:6

- Of good angels - 1Ti 5:21

- Of Israel - De 7:6; Isa 45:5

- Of ministers - Lu 6:13; Ac 9:15

- Of churches - 1Pe 5:13

- OF SAINTS, IS

. Of God - 1Th 1:4; Tit 1:1

. By Christ - Joh 13:18; 15:16

. In Christ - Eph 1:4

. Personal - Mt 20:16; Joh 6:44; Ac 22:14; 2Jo 1:13

. According to the purpose of God - Ro 9:11; Eph 1:11

. According to the foreknowledge of God - Ro 8:29; 1Pe 1:2

. Eternal - Eph 1:4

. Sovereign - Ro 9:15,16; 1Co 1:27; Eph 1:11

. Irrespective of merit - Ro 9:11

. Of grace - Ro 11:5

. Recorded in heaven - Lu 10:20

. For the glory of God - Eph 1:6

. Through faith - 2Th 2:13

. Through sanctification of the Spirit - 1Pe 1:2

. To adoption - Eph 1:5

. To salvation - 2Th 2:13

. To conformity with Christ - Ro 8:29

. To good works - Eph 2:10

. To spiritual warfare - 2Ti 2:4

. To eternal glory - Ro 9:23

- ENSURES TO SAINTS

. Effectual calling - Ro 8:30

. Divine teaching - Joh 17:6

. Belief in Christ - Ac 13:48

. Acceptance with God - Ro 11:7

. Protection - Mr 13:20

. Vindication of their wrongs - Lu 18:7

. Working of all things for good - Ro 8:28

. Blessedness - Ps 33:12; 65:4

. The inheritance - Isa 65:9; 1Pe 1:4,5

- Should lead to cultivation of graces - Col 3:12

- Should be evidenced by diligence - 2Pe 1:10

- Saints may have assurance of - 1Th 1:4

- Exemplified

. Isaac - Ge 21:12

. Abram - Ne 9:7

. Zerubbabel - Hag 2:23

. Apostles - Joh 13:18; 15:19

. Jacob - Ro 9:12,13

. Rufus - Ro 16:13

. Paul - Ga 1:15


EMBALMING

- Unknown to early patriarchs - Ge 23:4

- Learned by the Jews in Egypt - Ge 50:2,26

- Time required for - Ge 50:3

- How performed by the Jews - 2Ch 16:14; Lu 23:56; Joh 19:40

- Not always practised by the Jews - Joh 11:39

- An attempt to defeat God's purpose - Ge 3:19


EMBLEMS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, THE

- WATER - Joh 3:5; 7:38,39

. Cleansing - Eze 16:9; 36:25; Eph 5:26; Heb 10:22

. Fertilising - Ps 1:3; Isa 27:3,6; 44:3,4; 58:11

. Refreshing - Ps 46:4; Isa 41:17,18

. Abundant - Joh 7:37,38

. Freely given - Isa 55:1; Joh 4:14; Re 22:17

- FIRE

. Purifying - Isa 4:4; Mal 3:2,3

. Illuminating - Ex 13:21; Ps 78:14

. Searching - Zep 1:12; 1Co 2:10

- WIND

. Independent - Joh 3:8; 1Co 12:11

. Powerful - 1Ki 19:11; Ac 2:2

. Sensible in its effects - Joh 3:8

. Reviving - Eze 37:9,10,14

- OIL - Ps 45:7

. Healing - Lu 10:34; Re 3:18

. Comforting - Isa 61:3; Heb 1:9

. Illuminating - Mt 25:3,4; 1Jo 2:20,27

. Consecrating - Ex 29:7; 30:30; Isa 61:1

- RAIN AND DEW - Ps 72:6

. Fertilising - Eze 34:26,27; Ho 6:3; 10:12; 14:5

. Refreshing - Ps 68:9; Isa 18:5

. Abundant - Ps 133:3

. Imperceptible - 2Sa 17:12; Mr 4:26-28

- A DOVE - Mt 3:16

. Gentle - Mt 10:16; Ga 5:22

- A VOICE - Isa 6:8

. Speaking - Mt 10:20

. Guiding - Isa 30:21; Joh 16:13

. Warning - Heb 3:7-11

- A SEAL - Re 7:2

. Securing - Eph 1:13,14; 4:30

. Authenticating - Joh 6:27; 2Co 1:22

- CLOVEN TONGUES - Ac 2:3,6-11


ENEMIES

- Christ prayed for his - Lu 23:34

- The lives of, to be spared - 1Sa 24:10; 2Sa 16:10,11

- The goods of, to be taken care of - Ex 23:4,5

- SHOULD BE

. Loved - Mt 5:44

. Prayed for - Ac 7:60

. Assisted - Pr 25:21; Ro 12:20

. Overcome by kindness - 1Sa 26:21

- Rejoice not at the misfortunes of - Job 31:29

- Rejoice not at the failings of - Pr 24:17

- Desire not the death of - 1Ki 3:11

- Curse them not - Job 31:30

- Be affectionately concerned for - Ps 35:13

- The friendship of, deceitful - 2Sa 20:9,10; Pr 26:26; 27:6; Mt 26:48,49

- God defends against - Ps 59:9; 61:3

- God delivers from - 1Sa 12:11; Ezr 8:31; Ps 18:48

- Made to be at peace with saints - Pr 16:7

- Pray for deliverance from - 1Sa 12:10; Ps 17:9; 59:1; 64:1

- Of saints, God will destroy - Ps 60:12

- Praise God for deliverance from - Ps 136:24


ENTERTAINMENTS

- Often great - Ge 21:8; Da 5:1; Lu 5:29

- GIVEN ON OCCASIONS OF

. Marriage - Mt 22:2

. Birthdays - Mr 6:21

. Weaning children - Ge 21:8

. Taking leave of friends - 1Ki 19:21

. Return of friends - 2Sa 12:4; Lu 15:23

. Ratifying covenants - Ge 26:30; 31:54

. Sheep-shearing - 1Sa 25:2,36; 2Sa 13:23

. Harvest home - Ru 3:2-7; Isa 9:3

. Vintage - Jud 9:27

. Coronation of Kings - 1Ki 1:9,18,19; 1Ch 12:39,40; Ho 7:5

. Offering voluntary sacrifice - Ge 31:54; De 12:6,7; 1Sa 1:4,5,9

. Festivals - 1Sa 20:5,24-26

. National deliverance - Es 8:17; 9:17-19

- Preparations made for - Ge 18:6,7; Pr 9:2; Mt 22:4; Lu 15:23

- KINDS OF, MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Dinner - Ge 43:16; Mt 22:4; Lu 14:12

. Supper - Lu 14:12; Joh 12:2

. Banquet of wine - Es 5:6

- Under the direction of a master of the feast - Joh 2:8,9

- Served often by hired servants - Mt 22:13; Joh 2:5

- Served often by members of the family - Ge 18:8; Lu 10:40; Joh 12:2

- INVITATIONS TO

. Often addressed to many - Lu 14:16

. Often only to relatives and friends - 1Ki 1:9; Lu 14:12

. Often by the master in person - 2Sa 13:24; Es 5:4; Zep 1:7; Lu 7:36

. Repeated through servants when all things were ready - Pr 9:1-5; Lu 14:17

. Should be sent to the poor - De 14:29; Lu 14:13

- OFTEN GIVEN IN

. The house - Lu 5:29

. The air, besides fountains - 1Ki 1:9

. The court of the house - Es 1:5,6; Lu 7:36,37

. The upper room or guest chamber - Mr 14:14,15

- GUESTS AT

. Saluted by the master - Lu 7:45

. Usually anointed - Ps 23:5; Lu 7:46

. Had their feet washed when they came a distance - Ge 18:4; 43:24; Lu 7:38,44

. Arranged according to rank - Ge 43:33; 1Sa 9:22; Lu 14:10

. Often had separate dishes - Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:4

. Often ate from the same dish - Mt 26:23

- Forwardness to take chief seats at, condemned - Mt 23:6; Lu 14:7,8

- A choice portion reserved in, for principal guests - Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:5; 9:23,24

- Custom of presenting the sop at, to one of the guests, alluded to - Joh 13:26

- Portions of, often sent to the absent - 2Sa 11:8; Ne 8:10; Es 9:19

- Offence given by refusing to go to - Lu 14:18,24

- Anxiety to have many guests at, alluded to - Lu 14:22,23

- Men and women did not usually meet at - Es 1:8,9; Mr 6:21; Mt 14:11

- None admitted to, after the master had risen and shut the door - Lu 13:24,25

- Began with thanksgiving - 1Sa 9:13; Mr 8:6

- Concluded with a hymn - Mr 14:26

- None asked to eat or drink more than he liked at - Es 1:8

- Music and dancing often introduced at - Am 6:5; Mr 6:22; Lu 15:25

- Often scenes of great intemperance - 1Sa 25:36; Da 5:3,4; Ho 7:5

- Given by the guests in return - Job 1:4; Lu 14:12


ENVY

- Forbidden - Pr 3:31; Ro 13:13

- Produced by foolish disputation - 1Ti 6:4

- Excited by good deeds of others - Ec 4:4

- A work of the flesh - Ga 5:21; Jas 4:5

- Hurtful to the envious - Job 5:2; Pr 14:30

- None can stand before - Pr 27:4

- A proof of carnal-mindedness - 1Co 3:1,3

- Inconsistent with the gospel - Jas 3:14

- Hinders growth in grace - 1Pe 2:1,2

- THE WICKED

. Are full of - Ro 1:29

. Live in - Tit 3:3

- Leads to every evil work - Jas 3:16

- Prosperity of the wicked should not excite - Ps 37:1,35; 73:3,17-20

- Punishment of - Isa 26:11

- Exemplified

. Cain - Ge 4:5

. Philistines - Ge 26:14

. Laban's sons - Ge 31:1

. Joseph's brethren - Ge 37:11

. Joshua - Nu 11:28,29

. Aaron - Nu 12:2

. Korah - Nu 16:3; Ps 106:16

. Saul - 1Sa 18:8

. Sanballat - Ne 2:10

. Haman - Es 5:13

. Edomites - Eze 35:11

. Princes of Babylon - Da 6:3,4

. Chief Priests - Mr 15:10

. Jews - Ac 13:45; 17:5


EPHOD, THE

- The emblem of the priestly office - Ho 3:4

- WORN BY

. The high priest - 1Sa 2:28; 14:3

. Ordinary priests - 1Sa 22:18

. Persons engaged in the service of God - 1Sa 2:18; 2Sa 6:14

. Generally of linen - 1Sa 2:18; 2Sa 6:14

- FOR THE HIGH PRIEST

. Commanded to be made - Ex 28:4

. Made of offerings of the people - Ex 25:4,7

. Made of gold, blue, purple, scarlet - Ex 28:6; 29:2,3

. Shoulders of, joined by onyx stones engraved with names of the twelve tribes of Israel - Ex 28:7,9-12; 39:4,6,7

. Had a girdle of curious work - Ex 28:8

. Breastplate of judgment inseparably united to - Ex 28:25-28; 39:20,21

. Worn over the robe - Ex 28:31; Le 8:7

. Fastened on with its own girdle - Le 8:7

. Worn or held by him when consulted - 1Sa 23:6,9-12; 30:7,8

. Used by idolatrous priests - Jud 8:27; 17:5; 18:14

. Israel deprived of, for sin - Ho 3:4


EPHRAIM, TRIBE OF

- Descended from Joseph's second son adopted by Jacob - Ge 41:52; 48:5

- Predictions respecting - Ge 48:20; De 33:13-17

- PERSONS SELECTED FROM

. To number the people - Nu 1:10

. To spy out the land - Nu 13:8

. To divide the land - Nu 34:24

- Strength of, on leaving Egypt - Nu 1:32,33

- Led the third division of Israel - Nu 10:22

- Encamped west of the tabernacle - Nu 2:18

- Offering of, at the dedication - Nu 7:48-53

- Families of - Nu 26:35,36

- Strength of, on entering Canaan - Nu 26:37

- On Gerizim, said amen to blessings - De 27:12

- Bounds of its inheritance - Jos 16:5-9

- Could not drive out the Canaanites but made them tributary - Jos 16:10; Jud 1:29

- ASSISTED

. Manasseh in taking Bethel - Jud 1:22-25

. Deborah and Barak against Sisera - Jud 5:14

. Gideon against Midian - Jud 7:24,25

- Remonstrated with Gideon for not calling them sooner against Midian - Jud 8:1-3

- Quarrelled with Jephthah for not seeking their aid against Ammon - Jud 12:1-4

- Defeated and many slain - Jud 12:5,6

- Some of, at coronation of David - 1Ch 12:30

- Officers appointed over, by David - 1Ch 27:10,20

- The leading tribe of the kingdom of Israel - Isa 7:2-17; Jer 31:9,20

- Many of, joined Judah under Asa - 2Ch 15:9

- Many of, joined in Hezekiah's passover and reformation - 2Ch 30:18; 31:1

- The tabernacle continued a long time in Shiloh, a city of - Jos 18:1; 19:51

- One of Jeroboam's calves set up in Bethel, a city of - 1Ki 12:29

- Remarkable persons of

. Joshua - Nu 13:8; Jos 1:1

. Abdon - Jud 12:13-15

. Zichri - 2Ch 28:7


EUPHRATES, THE

- A branch of the river of Eden - Ge 2:14

- CALLED

. The river - Ex 23:31; Ne 2:7; Ps 72:8

. The great river - Ge 15:18; De 1:7

. The flood - Jos 24:2

- Waters of, considered wholesome - Jer 2:18

- Often overflowed its banks - Isa 8:7,8

- Assyria bounded by - 2Ki 23:29; Isa 7:20

- Babylon situated on - Jer 51:13,36

- Extreme eastern boundary of the promised land - Ge 15:18; De 1:7; 11:24

- Egyptian army destroyed at - Jer 46:2,6,10

- Frequented by the captive Jews - Ps 137:1

- Captivity of Judah represented by the marring of Jeremiah's girdle in - Jer 13:3-9

- Prophecies respecting Babylon thrown into, as a sign - Jer 51:63

- Shall be the scene of future judgments - Re 16:12


EVENING, THE

- The day originally began with - Ge 1:5

- Divided into two, commencing at 3 o'clock, and sunset - Ex 12:6; Nu 9:3

- CALLED

. Even - Ge 19:1; De 28:67

. Eventide - Jos 8:29; Ac 4:3

. Cool of the day - Ge 3:8

- Stretches out its shadows - Jer 6:4

- The outgoings of, praise God - Ps 65:8

- Man ceases from labour in - Ru 2:17; Ps 104:23

- Wild beasts come forth in - Ps 59:6,14; Jer 5:6

- A SEASON FOR

. Meditation - Ge 24:63

. Prayer - Ps 55:17; Mt 14:15,23

. Exercise - 2Sa 11:2

. Taking food - Mr 14:17,18; Lu 24:29,30

- Humiliation often continued until - Jos 7:6; Jud 20:23,26; 21:2; Ezr 9:4,5

- Custom of sitting at the gates in - Ge 19:1

- All defiled persons uncleaned until - Le 11:24-28; 15:5-7; 17:15; Nu 19:19

- Part of the daily sacrifice offered in - Ex 29:41; Ps 141:2; Da 9:21

- Paschal lamb killed in - Ex 12:6,18

- The golden candlestick lighted in - Ex 27:21; 30:8

- The sky red in, a token of fair weather - Mt 16:2


EXAMPLE OF CHRIST, THE

- Is perfect - Heb 7:26

- CONFORMITY TO, REQUIRED IN

. Holiness - 1Pe 1:15,16; Ro 1:6

. Righteousness - 1Jo 2:6

. Purity - 1Jo 3:3

. Love - Joh 13:34; Eph 5:2; 1Jo 3:16

. Humility - Lu 22:27; Php 2:5,7

. Meekness - Mt 11:29

. Obedience - Joh 15:10

. Self-denial - Mt 16:24; Ro 15:3

. Ministering to others - Mt 20:28; Joh 13:14,15

. Benevolence - Ac 20:35; 2Co 8:7,9

. Forgiving injuries - Col 3:13

. Overcoming the world - Joh 16:33; 1Jo 5:4

. Being not of the world - Joh 17:16

. Being guileless - 1Pe 2:21-22

. Suffering wrongfully - 1Pe 2:21-23

. Suffering for righteousness - Heb 12:3,4

- Saints predestinated to follow - Ro 8:29

- Conformity to, progressive - 2Co 3:18


EXCELLENCY AND GLORY OF CHRIST, THE

- As God - Joh 1:1-5; Php 2:6,9,10

- As the Son of God - Mt 3:17; Heb 1:6,8

- As one with the Father - Joh 10:30,38

- As the First-born - Col 1:15,18

- As the First-begotten - Heb 1:6

- As Lord of lords - Re 17:14

- As the image of God - Col 1:15; Heb 1:3

- As creator - Joh 1:3; Col 1:16; Heb 1:2

- As the Blessed of God - Ps 45:2

- As Mediator - 1Ti 2:5; Heb 8:6

- As Prophet - De 18:15,16; Ac 3:22

- As Priest - Ps 110:4; Heb 4:15

- As King - Isa 6:1-5; Joh 12:41

- As Judge - Mt 16:27; 25:31,33

- As Shepherd - Isa 40:10,11; Joh 10:11,14

- As Head of the Church - Eph 1:22

- As the true Light - Lu 1:78,79; Joh 1:4,9

- As the foundation of the Church - Isa 28:16

- As the way - Joh 14:6; Heb 10:19,20

- As the truth - 1Jo 5:20; Re 3:7

- As the life - Joh 11:25; Col 3:4; 1Jo 5:11

- As incarnate - Joh 1:14

- In his words - Lu 4:22; Joh 7:46

- In his works - Mt 13:54; Joh 2:11

- In his sinless perfection - Heb 7:26-28

- In the fulness of his grace and truth - Ps 45:2; Joh 1:14

- In his transfiguration - Mt 17:2; 2Pe 1:16-18

- In his exaltation - Ac 7:55,56; Eph 1:21

- In the calling of the Gentiles - Ps 72:17; Joh 12:21,23

- In the restoration of the Jews - Ps 102:16

- In his triumph - Isa 63:1-3; Re 19:11,16

- Followed his sufferings - 1Pe 1:10,11

- Followed his resurrection - 1Pe 1:21

- Is unchangeable - Heb 1:10-12

- Is incomparable - So 5:10; Php 2:9

- Imparted to saints - Joh 17:22; 2Co 3:18

- Celebrated by the redeemed - Re 5:8-14; 7:9-12

- Revealed in the gospel - Isa 40:5

- Saints shall rejoice at the revelation of - 1Pe 4:13

- Saints shall behold, in heaven - Joh 17:24


EXCELLENCY AND GLORY OF THE CHURCH, THE

- Derived from God - Isa 28:5

- Derived from Christ - Isa 60:1; Lu 2:34

- Result from the favour of God - Isa 43:4

- God delights in - Ps 45:11; Isa 62:3-5

- Saints delight in - Isa 66:11

- CONSIST IN ITS

. Being the seat of God's worship - Ps 96:6

. Being the temple of God - 1Co 3:16,17; Eph 2:21,22

. Being the body of Christ - Eph 1:22,23

. Being the bride of Christ - Ps 45:13,14; Re 19:7,8; 21:2

. Being established - Ps 48:8; Isa 33:20

. Eminent position - Ps 48:2; Isa 2:2

. Graces of character - So 2:14

. Perfection of beauty - Ps 50:2

. Members being righteous - Isa 60:21; Re 19:8

. Strength and defence - Ps 48:12,13

. Sanctification - Eph 5:26,27

- Augmented by increase of its members - Isa 49:18; 60:4-14

- Are abundant - Isa 66:11

- Sin obscures - La 2:14,15


EYE, THE

- The light of the body - Mt 6:22; Lu 11:34

- GOD

. Made - Pr 20:12

. Formed - Ps 94:9

. Opens - 2Ki 6:17; Ps 146:8

. Enlightens - Ezr 9:8; Ps 13:3

- Frequently fair - 1Sa 16:12

- Sometimes tender - Ge 29:17

- Sometimes blemished - Le 21:20

- PARTS OF MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. The apple or ball - De 32:10

. The lid - Job 16:16

. The brow - Le 14:9

- ACTIONS OF, MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Seeing - Job 7:8; 28:10

. Winking - Pr 10:1

. Weeping - Job 16:20; Ps 88:9; La 1:16

. Directing - Nu 10:31; Ps 32:8

- The light of, rejoices the heart - Pr 15:30

- Not satisfied with seeing - Pr 27:20; Ec 1:8

- Not satisfied with riches - Ec 4:8

- Not evil thing to be set before - Ps 101:3

- A guard to be set on - Job 31:1; Pr 23:31

- Made red by wine - Ge 49:12; Pr 23:29

- Grows dim by sorrow - Job 17:7

- Grows dim by age - Ge 27:1; 1Sa 3:2

- Consumed by grief - Ps 6:7; 31:9

- Consumed by sickness - Le 26:16

- THE JEWS

. Wore their phylacteries between - Ex 13:16; Mt 23:5

. Not to make baldness between - De 14:1

. Raised up, in prayer - Ps 121:1; 123:1

. Cast, on the ground in humiliation - Lu 18:13

- The Jewish women often painted - 2Ki 9:30; Jer 4:30; Eze 23:40

- Often put out as a punishment - Jud 16:21; 1Sa 11:2; 2Ki 25:7

- Punishment for injuring - Ex 21:24,26; Le 24:20; Mt 5:38

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the mind - Mt 6:22,23

. (Open,) of spiritual illumination - Ps 119:18,37

. (Anointing with eyesalve,) of healing by the Spirit - Re 3:18




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