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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Houses

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  • Antiquity of
    Genesis 12:1; 19:3

  • Deep and solid foundations required for
    Matthew 7:24; Luke 6:48

  • Sometimes built without foundation
    Matthew 7:26; Luke 6:49

  • BUILT OF
    • Clay
      Job 4:19
    • Bricks
      Exodus 1:11-14; Isaiah 9:10
    • Stone and wood
      Leviticus 14:40,42; Habakkuk 2:11
    • Hewn or cut stone
      Isaiah 9:10; Amos 5:11

  • In cities, built in streets
    Genesis 19:2; Joshua 2:19

  • Often built on city walls
    Joshua 2:15; 2 Corinthians 11:33

  • THE FLAT ROOFS OF
    • Surrounded with battlements
      Deuteronomy 22:8
    • Had often booths on them
      2 Samuel 16:22; Nehemiah 8:16; Proverbs 2:19
    • Had often idolatrous altars on them
      2 Kings 23:12; Jeremiah 19:13; Zephaniah 1:5
    • Used for drying flax
      Joshua 2:6
    • Used for exercise
      2 Samuel 11:2; Daniel 4:29
    • Used for devotion
      Acts 10:9
    • Used for making proclamations
      Luke 12:3
    • Used for secret conference
      1 Samuel 9:25,26
    • Resorted to in grief
      Isaiah 15:3; Jeremiah 48:38
    • Often covered with week grass
      Psalm 129:6,7

  • Accessible from the outside
    Matthew 24:17

  • The courts of, large and used as apartments
    Esther 1:5; Luke 5:19

  • Entered by a gate or door
    Genesis 43:19; Exodus 12:22; Luke 16:20; Acts 10:17

  • Doors of, low and small for safety
    Proverbs 17:19

  • Doors of, how fastened
    2 Samuel 13:18; Song of Solomon 5:5; Luke 11:7

  • Admission to, gained by knocking at the door
    Acts 12:13; Revelation 3:20

  • Walls of, plastered
    Leviticus 14:42,43

  • Serpents often lodged in walls of
    Amos 5:19

  • Custom of fastening nails, &c, in walls of, alluded to
    Ecclesiastes 12:11; Isaiah 22:23

  • Had often several stories
    Ezekiel 41:16; Acts 20:9

  • Divided into apartments
    Genesis 43:30; Isaiah 26:20

  • APARTMENTS OF, WERE OFTEN
    • Large and airy
      Jeremiah 22:14
    • Ceiled and painted
      Jeremiah 22:14; Haggai 1:4
    • Inlaid with ivory
      1 Kings 22:39; Amos 3:15
    • Hung with rich tapestries
      Esther 1:6
    • Warmed with fires
      Jeremiah 36:22; John 18:18

  • Upper apartments of, the best, and used for entertainments
    Mark 14:15

  • Had often detached apartments for secrecy and for strangers
    Judges 3:20-23; 2 Kings 4:10,11; 9:2,3

  • Lighted by windows
    1 Kings 7:4

  • Street windows of, high and dangerous
    2 Kings 1:2; 9:30,33; Acts 20:9

  • OF THE RICH
    • Great
      Isaiah 5:9; Amos 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:20
    • Goodly
      Deuteronomy 8:12
    • Pleasant
      Ezekiel 26:12; Micah 2:9

  • OF BRICK OR CLAY
    • Plastered
      Ezekiel 13:10,11
    • Easily broken through
      Job 24:16; Ezekiel 12:5
    • Often swept away by torrents
      Ezekiel 13:13,14

  • When finished were usually dedicated
    Deuteronomy 20:5; Psalm 30:1

  • For summer residence
    Amos 3:15

  • Liable to leprosy
    Leviticus 14:34-53

  • Not to be coveted
    Exodus 20:17; Micah 2:2

  • Were hired
    Acts 28:30

  • Were mortgaged
    Nehemiah 5:3

  • Were sold
    Acts 4:34

  • Law respecting the sale of
    Leviticus 25:29-33

  • Of criminals, desolated
    Daniel 2:5; 3:29

  • Desolation of, threatened as a punishment
    Isaiah 5:9; 13:16,21,22; Ezekiel 16:41; 26:12

  • Often broken down to repair city walls before sieges
    Isaiah 22:10

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the body
      Job 4:19; 2 Corinthians 5:1
    • Of the grave
      Job 30:23
    • Of the church
      Hebrews 3:6; 1 Peter 2:5
    • Of saints' inheritance
      John 14:2; 2 Corinthians 5:1
    • (On sand,) of the delusive hope of hypocrites
      Matthew 7:24,25
    • (On a rock,) of the hope of saints
      Matthew 7:24,25
    • (Insecurity of,) of earthly trust
      Matthew 6:19,20
    • (Building of,) of great prosperity
      Isaiah 65:21; Ezekiel 28:26
    • (Built and not inhabited,) of calamity
      Deuteronomy 28:30; Amos 5:11; Zephaniah 1:13
    • (To inhabit those, built by others,) of abundant feelings
      Deuteronomy 6:10,11

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Houses'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/h/houses.html. 1897.

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