« Hospitality Houses Human Nature of Christ, The »

Houses

Antiquity of — Ge 12:1; 19:3.

Deep and solid foundations required for — Mt 7:24; Lu 6:48.

Sometimes built without foundation — Mt 7:26; Lu 6:49.

Built of

Clay. — Job 4:19.

Bricks. — Ex 1:11-14; Isa 9:10.

Stone and wood. — Le 14:40,42; Hab 2:11.

Hewn or cut stone. — Isa 3:10; Am 5:11.

In cities, built in streets — Ge 19:2; Jos 2:19.

Often built on city walls — Jos 2:15; 2Co 11:33.

The flat roofs of

Surrounded with battlements. — De 22:8.

Had often booths on them. — 2Sa 16:22; Ne 8:16; Pr 2:19.

Had often idolatrous altars on them. — 2Ki 23:12; Jer 19:13; Zep 1:5.

Used for drying flax. — Jos 2:6.

Used for exercise. — 2Sa 11:2; Da 4:29.

Used for devotion. — Ac 10:9.

Used for making proclamations. — Lu 12:3.

Used for secret conference. — 1Sa 9:25,26.

Resorted to in grief. — Isa 15:3; Jer 48:38.

Often covered with week grass. — Ps 129:6,7.

Accessible from the outside — Mt 24:17.

The courts of, large and used as apartments — Es 1:5; Lu 5:19.

Entered by a gate or door — Ge 43:19; Ex 12:22; Lu 16:20; Ac 10:17.

Doors of, low and small for safety — Pr 17:19.

Doors of, how fastened — 2Sa 13:18; Song 5:5; Lu 11:7.

Admission to, gained by knocking at the door — Ac 12:13; Re 3:20.

Walls of, plastered — Le 14:42,43.

Serpents often lodged in walls of — Am 5:19.

Custom of fastening nails, & c, in walls of, alluded to — Ec 12:11; Isa 22:23.

Had often several stories — Eze 41:16; Ac 20:9.

Divided into apartments — Ge 43:30; Isa 26:20.

Apartments of, were often

Large and airy. — Jer 22:14.

Ceiled and painted. — Jer 22:14; Hag 1:4.

Inlaid with ivory. — 1Ki 22:39; Am 3:15.

Hung with rich tapestries. — Es 1:6.

Warmed with fires. — Jer 36:22; Joh 18:18.

Upper apartments of, the best, and used for entertainments — Mr 14:15.

Had often detached apartments for secrecy and for strangers — Jdj 3:20-23; 2Ki 4:10,11; 9:2,3.

Lighted by windows — 1Ki 7:4.

Street windows of, high and dangerous — 2Ki 1:2; 9:30,33; Ac 20:9.

Of the rich

Great. — Isa 5:9; Am 6:11; 2Ti 2:20.

Goodly. — De 8:12.

Pleasant. — Eze 26:12; Mic 2:9.

Of brick or clay

Plastered. — Eze 13:10,11.

Easily broken through. — Job 24:16; Eze 12:5.

Often swept away by torrents. — Eze 13:13,14.

When finished were usually dedicated — De 20:5; Ps 30:1.

For summer residence — Am 3:15.

Liable to leprosy — Le 14:34-53.

Not to be coveted — Ex 20:17; Mic 2:2.

Were hired — Ac 28:30.

Were mortgaged — Ne 5:3.

Were sold — Ac 4:34.

Law respecting the sale of — Le 25:29-33.

Of criminals, desolated — Da 2:5; 3:29.

Desolation of, threatened as a punishment — Isa 5:9; 13:16,21,22; Eze 16:41; 26:12.

Often broken down to repair city walls before sieges — Isa 22:10.

Illustrative

Of the body. — Job 4:19; 2Co 5:1.

Of the grave. — Job 30:23.

Of the church. — Heb 3:6; 1Pe 2:5.

Of saints’ inheritance. — Joh 14:2; 2Co 5:1.

(On sand,) of the delusive hope of hypocrites. — Mt 7:24,25.

(On a rock,) of the hope of saints. — Mt 7:24,25.

(Insecurity of,) of earthly trust. — Mt 6:19,20.

(Building of,) of great prosperity. — Isa 65:21; Eze 28:26.

(Built and not inhabited,) of calamity. — De 28:30; Am 5:11; Zep 1:13.

(To inhabit those, built by others,) of abundant feelings. — De 6:10,11.

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