« Wind, The Wine Winter »

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.

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