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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Cities

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  • First mention of
    Genesis 4:17

  • Designed for habitations
    Psalm 107:7,36

  • Often built to perpetuate a name
    Genesis 11:4

  • Often founded and enlarged by blood and rapine
    Micah 3:10 ; Habakkuk 2:12

  • BUILT
    • Of brick and slime
      Genesis 11:3
    • Of stone and wood
      Psalm 102:14 ; Ezekiel 26:12
    • Of brick and mortar
      Exodus 1:11,14
    • On solid foundations
      Ezra 6:3 ; Revelation 21:14
    • With compactness
      Psalm 122:3
    • Often of a square form
      Revelation 21:16
    • Beside rivers
      Psalm 46:4 ; 137:1
    • On hills
      Matthew 5:14 ; Luke 4:29 ; Revelation 17:9
    • In plains
      Genesis 11:2,4 ; 13:12
    • In desert places
      2 Chronicles 8:4 ; Psalm 107:35,36
    • In pleasant situations
      2 Kings 2:19 ; Psalm 48:2

  • Arranged in streets and lanes
    Numbers 22:39 ; Zechariah 8:5 ; Luke 14:21

  • Entered through gates
    Genesis 34:24 ; Nehemiah 13:19,22

  • Surrounded with walls
    Deuteronomy 1:28 ; 3:5

  • Often fortified by nature
    Psalm 125:2 ; Isaiah 33:16

  • Often fortified by art
    2 Chronicles 11:5-10,23 ; Psalm 48:12,13 ; Jeremiah 4:5 ; Daniel 11:15

  • Sometimes had suburbs
    Numbers 35:2 ; Joshua 21:3

  • WERE CALLED FOR
    • The family of the founder
      Genesis 4:17 ; Judges 18:29
    • The proprietor of the land
      1 Kings 16:24
    • The country in which built
      Daniel 4:29,30

  • Numerous
    Joshua 15:21 ; 1 Chronicles 2:22 ; Jeremiah 2:28

  • Densely inhabited
    Jonah 4:11 ; Nahum 3:8

  • Often great and goodly
    Genesis 10:12 ; Deuteronomy 6:10 ; Daniel 4:30 ; Jonah 3:3

  • Often of great antiquity
    Genesis 10:11,12

  • Often insignificant
    Genesis 19:20 ; Ecclesiastes 9:14

  • DIFFERENT KINDS OF
    • Royal
      Numbers 21:26 ; Joshua 10:2 ; 2 Samuel 12:26
    • Fenced
      Joshua 10:20 ; Isaiah 36:1
    • Treasure
      Exodus 1:11
    • Commercial
      Isaiah 23:11 ; Ezekiel 27:3
    • Chariot
      2 Chronicles 1:14 ; 9:25
    • Store
      2 Chronicles 8:4,6
    • Levitical
      Leviticus 25:32,33 ; Numbers 35:7,8
    • Refuge
      Numbers 35:6

  • Inhabitants of, called citizens
    Acts 21:39

  • Prosperity of, increased by commerce
    Genesis 49:13 ; Deuteronomy 33:18,19 ; Ezekiel 28:5

  • Artificial mode of supplying water to
    2 Kings 18:17 ; 20:20

  • Infested by dogs
    1 Kings 14:11 ; Psalm 59:6,14

  • Under governors
    2 Chronicles 33:14 ; 2 Corinthians 11:32

  • Provided with judges
    Deuteronomy 16:18 ; 2 Chronicles 19:5

  • Protected at night by watchmen
    Psalm 127:1 ; Song of Solomon 5:7 ; Isaiah 21:11

  • Furnished with stores
    2 Chronicles 11:11,12

  • Garrisoned in war
    2 Chronicles 17:2,19

  • Often had citadels
    Judges 9:51

  • A great defence to a country
    2 Chronicles 11:5

  • Afforded refuge in times of danger
    Jeremiah 8:14-16

  • Often deserted on the approach of an enemy
    1 Samuel 31:7 ; Jeremiah 4:20

  • WERE FREQUENTLY
    • Stormed
      Joshua 8:3-7 ; Judges 9:44
    • Besieged
      Deuteronomy 28:52 ; 2 Kings 19:24,25
    • Pillaged
      Isaiah 13:16 ; Jeremiah 20:5
    • Wasted by pestilence
      1 Samuel 5:11
    • Wasted by famine
      Jeremiah 52:6 ; Amos 4:6
    • Depopulated
      Isaiah 17:9 ; Ezekiel 26:19
    • Burned
      Judges 20:38,40 ; Isaiah 1:7
    • Made heaps of ruins
      Isaiah 25:2
    • Razed and sown with salt
      Judges 9:45

  • Difficulty of taking, alluded to
    Proverbs 18:19 ; Jeremiah 1:18,19

  • Perishable nature of
    Hebrews 13:14

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • Saints
      Matthew 5:14
    • Visible church
      Song of Solomon 3:2,3 ; Revelation 11:2
    • Church triumphant
      Revelation 21:2 ; 22:19
    • Heavenly inheritance
      Hebrews 11:16
    • The apostasy
      Revelation 16:10 ; 17:18
    • Riches
      Proverbs 10:15

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Cities'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/c/cities.html. 1897.

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