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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Travellers

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  • Called way-faring men
    Judges 19:17; Isaiah 35:8

  • Preparations made by, alluded to
    Ezekiel 12:3,4

  • Often collected together and formed caravans
    Genesis 37:25; Isaiah 21:13; Luke 2:44

  • Often engaged persons acquainted with the country as guides
    Numbers 10:31,32; Job 29:15

  • FRIENDS OF
    • Often supplied them with provision
      Genesis 21:14; 44:1; Jeremiah 40:5
    • Sometimes accompanied them a short way
      2 Samuel 19:31; Acts 20:38; 21:5
    • Frequently commended them to protection of God
      Genesis 43:13,14; Acts 21:5
    • Frequently took leave of them with sorrow
      Acts 20:37; 21:6
    • Often sent them away with music
      Genesis 31:27

  • Generally commenced their journey early in the morning
    Judges 19:5

  • Generally rested at noon
    Genesis 18:1,3; John 4:6

  • Halted at even
    Genesis 24:11

  • Generally halted at wells or streams
    Genesis 24:11; 32:21,23; Exodus 15:27; 1 Samuel 30:21; John 4:6

  • CARRIED WITH THEM
    • Provisions for the way
      Joshua 9:11,12; Judges 19:19
    • Provender for their beasts of burden
      Genesis 42:27; Judges 19:19
    • Skins filled with water, wine, &c
      Genesis 21:14,15; Joshua 9:13
    • Presents for those who entertained them
      Genesis 43:15; 1 Kings 10:2; 2 Kings 5:5; Matthew 2:11

  • Often travelled on foot
    Genesis 28:10; 32:10; Exodus 12:37; Acts 20:13

  • On foot, how attired
    Exodus 12:11

  • After a long journey, described
    Joshua 9:4,5,13

  • OF DISTINCTION
    • Rode on asses, camels, &c
      Genesis 22:3; 24:64; Numbers 22:21
    • Rode in chariots
      2 Kings 5:9; Acts 8:27,28
    • Generally attended by running footmen
      1 Samuel 25:27; 1 Kings 18:46; 2 Kings 4:24; Ecclesiastes 10:7
    • Often preceded by heralds, &c to have the roads prepared
      Isaiah 40:3,4; Mark 1:2,3
    • Generally performed their journey in great state
      1 Kings 10:2; 2 Kings 5:5,9
    • Frequently extorted provisions by the way
      Judges 8:5,8; 1 Samuel 25:4-13
    • Before setting out gave employment, &c to their servants
      Matthew 25:14

  • Strangers civil to
    Genesis 18:2; 24:18,19

  • Generally treated with great hospitality
    Genesis 18:3-8; 19:2; 24:24,32,33; Exodus 2:20; Judges 19:20,21; Job 31:32; Hebrews 13:2

  • The caravanserai or public inn for noticed
    Genesis 42:27; Exodus 4:24; Luke 2:7; 10:34

  • Were frequently asked whence they came and whither they went
    Judges 19:17

  • Protected by those who entertained them
    Genesis 19:6-8; Judges 19:23

  • For security often left the highways
    Judges 5:6

  • Tesserae hospitales or pledges of hospitality, alluded to
    Revelation 2:17

  • ON ERRANDS REQUIRING DESPATCH
    • Went with great speed
      Esther 8:10; Job 9:25
    • Saluted no man by the way
      2 Kings 4:29; Luke 10:4

  • Estimated the length of their journey by the number of days Which it occupied
    Genesis 31:23; Deuteronomy 1:2; 2 Kings 3:9

  • The Jews prohibited from taking long journeys on the Sabbath
    Exodus 20:10; Acts 1:12

  • Ceasing of, threatened as a calamity
    Isaiah 33:8

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Travellers'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/t/travellers.html. 1897.

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