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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Sheep

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  • Clean and used as food
    Deuteronomy 14:4

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Innocent
      2 Samuel 24:17
    • Sagacious
      John 10:4,5
    • Agile
      Psalm 114:4,6
    • Being covered with a fleece
      Job 31:20
    • Remarkably prolific
      Psalm 107:41 ; 144:13 ; Song of Solomon 4:2 ; Ezekiel 36:37

  • Bleating of, alluded to
    Judges 5:16 ; 1 Samuel 15:14

  • Under man's care from the earliest age
    Genesis 4:4

  • Constituted a great part of patriarchal wealth
    Genesis 13:5 ; 24:25 ; 26:14

  • Males of called rams
    1 Samuel 15:22 ; Jeremiah 51:40

  • Females of, called ewes
    Psalm 78:71

  • Young of, called lambs
    Exodus 12:3 ; Isaiah 11:6

  • PLACES CELEBRATED FOR
    • Kedar
      Ezekiel 27:21
    • Bashan
      Deuteronomy 32:14
    • Nebaioth
      Isaiah 60:7
    • Bozrah
      Micah 2:12

  • Flesh of, extensively used as food
    1 Samuel 25:18 ; 1 Kings 1:19 ; 4:23 ; Nehemiah 5:18 ; Isaiah 22:13

  • Milk of, used as food
    Deuteronomy 32:14 ; Isaiah 7:21,22 ; 1 Corinthians 9:7

  • Skins of, worn as clothing by the poor
    Hebrews 11:37

  • Skins of, made into a covering for the tabernacle
    Exodus 25:5 ; 36:10 ; 39:34

  • Wool of, made into clothing
    Job 31:20 ; Proverbs 31:13 ; Ezekiel 34:3

  • Offered in sacrifice from the earliest age
    Genesis 4:4 ; 8:20 ; 15:9,10

  • Offered in sacrifice under the law
    Exodus 20:24 ; Leviticus 1:10 ; 1 Kings 8:5,63

  • FLOCKS OF
    • Attended by members of the family
      Genesis 29:9 ; Exodus 2:16 ; 1 Samuel 16:11
    • Attended by servants
      1 Samuel 17:20 ; Isaiah 61:5
    • Guarded by dogs
      Job 30:1
    • Kept in folds or cotes
      1 Samuel 24:3 ; 2 Samuel 7:8 ; John 10:1
    • Conducted to the richest pastures
      Psalm 23:2
    • Fed on the mountains
      Exodus 3:1 ; Ezekiel 34:6,13
    • Fed in the valleys
      Isaiah 65:10
    • Frequently covered the pastures
      Psalm 65:13
    • Watered every day
      Genesis 29:8-10 ; Exodus 2:16,17
    • Made to rest at noon
      Psalm 23:2 ; Song of Solomon 1:7
    • Followed the shepherd
      John 10:4,27
    • Fled from strangers
      John 10:5

  • Washed and shorn every year
    Song of Solomon 4:2

  • Firstlings of, not to be shorn
    Deuteronomy 15:19

  • Firstlings of, not to be redeemed
    Numbers 18:17

  • Firstlings of, could not be dedicated as a free-will offering
    Leviticus 27:26

  • Tithe of, given to the Levites
    2 Chronicles 31:4-6

  • First wool of, given to the priests
    Deuteronomy 18:4

  • Time of shearing, a time of rejoicing
    1 Samuel 25:2,11,36 ; 2 Samuel 13:23

  • WERE FREQUENTLY
    • Given as presents
      2 Samuel 17:29 ; 1 Chronicles 12:40
    • Given as tribute
      2 Kings 3:4 ; 2 Chronicles 17:11
    • Destroyed by wild beasts
      Jeremiah 50:17 ; Micah 5:8 ; John 10:12
    • Taken in great numbers in war
      Judges 6:4 ; 1 Samuel 14:32 ; 1 Chronicles 5:21 ; 2 Chronicles 14:15
    • Cut off by disease
      Exodus 9:3

  • False prophets assume the simple appearance
    Matthew 7:15

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the Jews
      Psalm 74:1 ; 78:52 ; 79:13
    • Of the people of Christ
      John 10:7-26 ; 21:16,17 ; Hebrews 13:20 ; 1 Peter 5:2
    • Of the wicked in their death
      Psalm 49:14
    • Of those under God's judgment
      Psalm 44:1
    • (In patience and simplicity,) of patience, of Christ
      Isaiah 53:7
    • (In proneness to wander,) of those who depart from God
      Psalm 119:176 ; Isaiah 53:6 ; Ezekiel 34:16
    • (Lost,) of the unregenerate
      Matthew 10:6
    • (When found,) of restored sinners
      Luke 15:5,7
    • (Separation from the goats,) of the separation of saints From the wicked
      Matthew 25:32,33

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

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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