« Owl, The Ox, The Palaces »

Ox, The

Often found wild — De 14:5.

Includes the

Bull. — Ge 32:15; Job 21:10.

Bullock. — Ps 50:9; Jer 46:21.

Cow. — Nu 18:17; Job 21:10.

Heifer. — Ge 15:9; Nu 19:2.

Was clean and fit for food — De 14:4.

Described as

Strong. — Ps 144:14; Pr 14:4.

Beautiful. — Jer 46:20; Ho 10:11.

Not without sagacity. — Isa 1:3.

Horns and hoofs of, alluded to — Ps 69:31.

Lowing of, alluded to — 1Sa 15:14; Job 6:5.

Was fed

With grass. — Job 40:15; Ps 106:20; Da 4:25.

With corn. — Isa 30:24.

With straw. — Isa 11:7.

On the hills. — Isa 7:25.

In the valleys. — 1Ch 27:29; Isa 65:10.

In stalls. — Hab 3:17.

Rapid manner of collecting its food alluded to — Nu 22:4.

Formed a part of the patriarchal wealth — Ge 13:2,5; 26:14; Job 1:3.

Formed a part of the wealth of Israel in Egypt — Ge 50:8; Ex 10:9; 12:32.

Formed a part of the wealth of the Jews — Nu 32:4; Ps 144:14.

Required great care and attention — Pr 27:23.

Herdmen appointed over — Ge 13:7; 1Sa 21:7.

Urged on by the goad — Jdj 3:31.

Used for

Drawing wagons &c. — Nu 7:3; 1Sa 6:7.

Carrying burdens. — 1Ch 12:40.

Ploughing. — 1Ki 19:19; Job 1:14; Am 6:12.

Earing the ground. — Isa 30:24; 32:20.

Treading out the corn. — Ho 10:11.

Sacrifice. — Ex 20:24; 2Sa 24:22.

Food. — 1Ki 1:9; 19:21; 2Ch 18:2.

Often stall-fed for slaughter — Pr 15:17.

Goes to the slaughter unconscious — Pr 7:22.

Young of, considered a great delicacy — Ge 18:7; Am 6:4.

Male firstlings of, belonged to God — Ex 34:19.

Tithe of, given to the priests — 2Ch 31:6.

Laws respecting

To rest on the Sabbath. — Ex 23:12; De 5:14.

Not to be yoked with an ass in the same plough. — De 22:10.

Not to be muzzled when treading out the corn. — De 25:4; 1Co 9:9.

If stolen to be restored double. — Ex 22:4.

Of others not to be coveted. — Ex 20:17; De 5:21.

Of others if lost or hurt through neglect, to be made good. — Ex 22:9-13.

Killing a man, to be stoned. — Ex 21:28-32.

Mode of reparation for one, killing another. — Ex 21:35,36.

Straying to be brought back to its owner. — Ex 23:4; De 22:1,2.

Fallen under its burden to be raised up again. — De 22:4.

Fat of, not to be eaten. — Le 7:23.

Increase of, promised — De 7:13; 28:4.

Publicly sold — 2Sa 24:24; Lu 14:19.

Often given as a present — Ge 12:16; 20:14.

The wicked often took, in pledge from the poor — Job 24:3.

Custom of sending the pieces of, to collect the people to war — 1Sa 11:7.

Sea of brass rested on figures of — 1Ki 7:25.

Illustrative

(Engaged in husbandry,) of Ministers. — Isa 30:24; 32:20.

(Not muzzled in treading corn,) of Minister’s right to support. — 1Co 9:9,10.

(Prepared for a feast,) of the provision of the gospel. — Pr 9:2; Mt 22:4.

(Led to slaughter,) of a rash youth. — Pr 7:22.

(Led to slaughter,) of saints under persecution. — Jer 11:19.

(Stall fed,) of sumptuous living. — Pr 15:17.

Bull or bullock illustrative

Of fierce enemies. — Ps 22:12; 68:30.

(Firstling of,) of the glory of Joseph. — De 33:17.

(In a net,) of the impatient under judgment. — Isa 51:20.

(Fatted,) of greedy mercenaries. — Jer 46:21.

(Unaccustomed to the yoke,) of intractable sinners. — Jer 31:18.

Kine illustrative

Of proud and wealthy rules. — Am 4:1.

(well favoured,) of years of plenty. — Ge 41:2,26,29.

(Lean,) of years of scarcity. — Ge 41:3; 27:30.

Heifer illustrative

Of a beloved wife. — Jdj 14:18.

(Sliding back,) of backsliding Israel. — Ho 4:16.

(Taught, &c) of Israel’s fondness for ease in preference to obedience. — Ho 10:11.

(Of three years old,) of Moab in affliction. — Isa 15:5; Jer 48:34.

(Fair,) of the beauty and wealth of Egypt. — Jer 46:20.

(At grass,) of the luxurious Chaldees. — Jer 50:11.

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