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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Symbols and Similitudes

  • Trees of life and knowledge
    Genesis 2:9,17; 3:3,24; Revelation 22:2

  • Rainbow
    Genesis 9:12,13

  • Circumcision, of the covenant of Abraham
    Genesis 17:11; Romans 4:11

  • Passover, of the sparing of the firstborn, and of the Atonement made by Christ
    Exodus 12:3-28; 1 Corinthians 5:7

  • Of the divine presence, the pillar of cloud
    Exodus 13:21,22; 14:19,20; 19:9,16

  • Thunder on Mount Sinai
    Exodus 19:9,16

  • Darkness, of God's inscrutability
    Exodus 20:21; Leviticus 16:2; 1 Kings 8:12; Psalm 18:11; 97:2; Hebrews 12:18,19

  • The rock that was struck, of Christ
    Exodus 17:6; 1 Corinthians 10:4

  • The sprinkled blood, of the covenant
    Exodus 24:8

  • Wine, of the atoning blood
    Matthew 26:27-29; Mark 14:23-25; Luke 22:17,18,20

  • The bronze serpent, of Christ
    Numbers 21:8,9; John 3:14

  • Sacrificial animals
    Genesis 15:8-11; John 1:29,36

  • Waving the wave offering and lifting up the heave offering
    Exodus 29:24-28; Leviticus 8:27-29; 9:21

  • The whole system of Mosaic rites
    Hebrews 9:9,10,18-23

  • Tabernacle
    Psalm 15:1; Ezekiel 37:27; Hebrews 8:2,5; 9:1-12,23,24

  • Sanctuary
    Psalm 20:2

  • Canaan, of the spiritual rest
    Hebrews 3:11,12; 4:5

  • Salt
    Numbers 18:19

  • Offering water to drink
    Genesis 24:13-15,42-44

  • Lapping water
    Judges 7:4-8

  • Invitation to approach
    1 Samuel 14:8-12

  • Bow-Shot
    • By Jonathan
      1 Samuel 20:21-37
    • By Joash
      2 Kings 13:15-19

  • Men meeting Saul
    1 Samuel 10:2-7

  • Rain and thunder
    1 Samuel 12:16-18

  • The torn altar
    1 Kings 13:3,5

  • The tearing of the curtain in the temple
    Matthew 27:51; Mark 1:38; Luke 23:45

  • Wounding
    1 Kings 20:35-40

  • Praying toward the temple
    1 Kings 8:29; Daniel 6:10

  • Harvest
    2 Kings 19:29

  • Isaiah's children
    Isaiah 8:18

  • Nakedness
    Isaiah 20:2-4

  • Almond rod
    Jeremiah 1:11

  • Sticks and staves
    Ezekiel 37:16,17; Zechariah 11:7,10,11,14

  • Food
    2 Kings 19:29; Isaiah 37:30

  • Shadow on Ahaz' sun-dial
    2 Kings 20:8-11; Isaiah 38:7,8

  • Cooking
    Jeremiah 1:13; Ezekiel 4:9-15; 24:3-5

  • Belt
    Jeremiah 13:1-7; Acts 21:11

  • Bottles
    Jeremiah 13:12; 19:1,2,10

  • Breaking of a potter's vessel
    Jeremiah 19

  • Good and bad figs
    Jeremiah 24

  • Basket of fruit
    Jeremiah 24:1-3; Amos 8:1,2

  • Wine
    Jeremiah 25:15-17; Matthew 26:27; Mark 14:23; Luke 22:17

  • Yokes
    Jeremiah 27:2,3; 28:10

  • Jeremiah's deeds of land
    Jeremiah 32:1-16

  • The book thrown into the Euphrates River
    Jeremiah 51:63

  • Being mute
    Ezekiel 3:26,27; 24:27; 29:21; 33:22; Luke 1:20-22,62-64

  • A siege
    Ezekiel 4:1-3

  • Posture
    Ezekiel 4:4-8

  • Ceremonially unclean food
    Ezekiel 4:9-17

  • Ezekiel's beard
    Ezekiel 5:1-4

  • Change of domicile
    Ezekiel 12:3-11

  • Eating bread with alertness
    Ezekiel 12:17-20

  • Eating and drinking in fear
    Ezekiel 12:18

  • A vine
    Ezekiel 15:2; 19:10-14

  • Death
    Ezekiel 24:16-19

  • A boiling pot
    Ezekiel 24:1-5

  • Mourning forbidden
    Ezekiel 24:15-18

  • Two sticks
    Ezekiel 37:15-28

  • Handwriting on the wall
    Daniel 5:5,6,16-28

  • The plumb-line
    Amos 7:7,8

  • Marrying a whore
    Hosea 1:2-9; 3:1-4

  • Roll
    Zechariah 5:2-4

  • Ephah
    Zechariah 5:6-11

  • Jonah
    Matthew 16:4; Luke 11:29,30

  • The star in the east
    Matthew 2:2

  • The rock that was struck
    1 Corinthians 10:4; Exodus 17:6

  • Salt
    Colossians 4:6

  • Bread
    Matthew 26:26; Mark 14:22; Luke 22:19

  • Childhood
    Matthew 18:3; Mark 10:14,15; Luke 18:16,17

  • Manna
    John 6:31-58

  • OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
    • WATER
      John 3:5; 7:38,39
    • Cleansing by
      Ezekiel 16:9; 36:25; Ephesians 5:26; Hebrews 10:22
    • Vivifying
      Psalm 1:3; Isaiah 27:3,6; 44:3,4; 58:11
    • FIRE
      Matthew 3:11
    • Purifying
      Isaiah 4:4; Malachi 3:2,3
    • Illuminating
      Exodus 13:21; Psalm 78:14
    • Searching
      Zephaniah 1:12; 1 Corinthians 2:10
    • WIND
      Song of Solomon 4:16
    • Incomprehensible
      John 3:8; 1 Corinthians 12:11
    • Powerful
      1 Kings 19:11; Acts 2:2
    • Sensible in its effects
      John 3:8
    • Reviving
      Ezekiel 37:9,10,14
    • OIL
      Psalm 45:7
    • Healing
      Isaiah 1:6; Luke 10:34; Revelation 18:13
    • Comforting
      Isaiah 61:3; Hebrews 1:9
    • Illuminating
      Zechariah 4:2,3,11-13; Matthew 25:3,4; 1 John 2:20,27
    • Consecrating
      Exodus 29:7; 30:30; Isaiah 61:1
    • RAIN AND DEW
      Psalm 72:6
    • Fertilizing
      Ezekiel 34:26,27; Hosea 6:3; 10:12; 14:5
    • Refreshing
      Psalm 68:9; Isaiah 18:4
    • Abundant
      Psalm 133:3
    • Imperceptible
      2 Samuel 17:12; Mark 4:26-28
    • A DOVE
      Matthew 3:16
    • A VOICE
      Isaiah 6:8
    • Speaking
      Matthew 10:20
    • Guiding
      Isaiah 30:21; John 16:13
    • Warning
      Hebrews 3:7-11
    • A SEAL
      Revelation 7:2
    • Impressing
      Job 38:14; 2 Corinthians 3:18
    • Earnest
      Ephesians 1:13,14; 4:30; 2 Corinthians 1:22
    • CLOVEN TONGUES (like split, lashing, projections of fire)
      Acts 2:3,6,11
    • Ablutions, a symbol of purity
    • See ABLUTIONS
    • See PURIFICATIONS
    • For symbolisms of color
    • See COLORS
    • See also ALLEGORY
    • See INSTRUCTION, BY SYMBOLS
    • See INSTRUCTION, OF CHILDREN
    • See INSTRUCTION, IN RELIGION

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Symbols and Similitudes'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/s/symbols-and-similitudes.html. 1896.

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