« Rivers Rocks Roe, The »

Rocks

Often composed of Flint — De 8:15; 32:13.

Described as

Hard. — Jer 5:3.

Durable. — Job 19:24.

Barren. — Eze 26:4,14; Am 6:12; Lu 8:6.

Often sharp-pointed and craggy — 1Sa 14:4.

Often had holes and clefts — Ex 33:22.

Were a defence to a country — Isa 33:16.

Dreaded by mariners — Ac 27:20.

Inhabited by

Wild goats. — Job 39:1.

Conies. — Ps 104:18; Pr 30:26.

Doves. — Song 2:14; Jer 48:28.

Eagles. — Job 39:28; Jer 49:16.

The olive tree flourished amongst — De 32:13; Job 29:6.

Bees often made their honey amongst — De 32:13; Ps 81:16.

Used as

Altars. — Jdj 6:20,21,26; 13:19.

Places for idolatrous worship. — Isa 57:5.

Places of Observation. — Ex 33:21; Nu 23:9.

Places of safety in danger. — 1Sa 13:6; Isa 2:19; Jer 16:16; Re 6:15.

Places for shelter by the poor in their distress. — Job 24:8; 30:3,6.

The shadow of, grateful to travellers during the heat of the day — Isa 32:2.

Houses often built on — Mt 7:24,25.

Tombs often hewn out of — Isa 22:16; Mt 27:60.

Important events often engraved upon — Job 19:24.

Mentioned in scripture

Adullam. — 1Ch 11:15.

Bozez. — 1Sa 14:4.

Engedi. — 1Sa 24:1,2.

Etam. — Jdj 15:8.

Horeb in Rephidim. — Ex 17:1-6.

Meribah in Kadesh. — Nu 20:1-11.

Oreb. — Jdj 7:25; Isa 10:26.

Rimmon. — Jdj 20:45.

Seneh. — 1Sa 14:4.

Selahammahlekoth in the wilderness of Maon. — 1Sa 23:25,28.

Selah in the valley of salt. — 2Ki 14:7; 2Ch 25:11,12.

Man’s industry in cutting through — Job 28:9,10.

Hammers used for breaking — Jer 23:29.

Casting down from, a punishment — 2Ch 25:12.

Miracles connected with

Water brought from. — Ex 17:6; Nu 20:11.

Fire ascended out of. — Jdj 6:21.

Broken in pieces by the wind. — 1Ki 19:11.

Rent at the death of Christ. — Mt 27:51.

God’s power exhibited in removing — Job 14:18; Na 1:6.

Illustrative of

God as creator of his people. — De 32:18.

God as the strength of his people. — Ps 18:1,2; 67:2; Isa 17:10.

God as defence of his people. — Ps 31:2,3.

God as refuge of his people. — Ps 94:22.

God as salvation of his people. — De 32:15; Ps 89:26; 95:1.

Christ as refuge of his people. — Isa 32:2.

Christ as foundation of his church. — Mt 16:18; 1Pe 2:6.

Christ as source of spiritual gifts. — 1Co 10:4.

Christ as a stumbling stone to the wicked. — Isa 8:14; Ro 9:33; 1Pe 2:8.

A place of safety. — Ps 27:5; 40:2.

Whatever we trust in. — De 32:31,37.

The ancestor of a nation. — Isa 51:1.

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