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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Sun, the

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  • Called the greater light
    Genesis 1:16

  • GOD
    • Created
      Genesis 1:14,16 ; Psalm 74:16
    • Placed in the firmament
      Genesis 1:17
    • Appointed to rule the day
      Genesis 1:16 ; Psalm 136:8 ; Jeremiah 31:35
    • Appointed to divide seasons
      Genesis 1:14
    • Exercises sovereign power over
      Job 9:7
    • Causes, to rise both on evil and good
      Matthew 5:45
    • Causes to know its time of setting
      Psalm 104:19

  • Made to praise and glorify God
    Psalm 148:3

  • The power and brilliancy of its rising alluded to
    Judges 5:31 ; 2 Samuel 23:4

  • Clearness of its light alluded to
    Song of Solomon 6:10

  • Compared to a bridegroom coming forth from his chamber
    Psalm 19:5

  • Compared to a strong man rejoicing to run a race
    Psalm 19:5

  • Diffuses light and heat to all the earth
    Psalm 19:6

  • THE RAYS OF
    • Pleasant to man
      Job 30:28 ; Ecclesiastes 11:7
    • Produce and ripen fruits
      Deuteronomy 33:14
    • Soften and melt some substances
      Exodus 16:21
    • Wither and burn up the herbs of the field
      Mark 4:6 ; James 1:11
    • Change the colour of the skin
      Song of Solomon 1:6
    • Frequently destructive to human life
      2 Kings 4:18-20 ; Psalm 121:6 ; Isaiah 49:10

  • Indicates the hours of the day by the shadow on the dial
    2 Kings 20:9

  • THE JEWS
    • Commenced their day with the rising of
      Genesis 19:23,24,27,28 ; Judges 9:33
    • Commenced their evening with the setting of
      Genesis 28:11 ; Deuteronomy 24:13 ; Mark 1:32
    • Expressed the east by rising of
      Numbers 21:11 ; Deuteronomy 4:41,47 ; Joshua 12:1
    • Expressed the west by setting of
      Joshua 1:4
    • Expressed the whole earth by, from rising of, to setting of
      Psalm 50:1 ; 113:3 ; Isaiah 45:6
    • Forbidden to worship
      Deuteronomy 4:19 ; 17:3
    • Made images of
      2 Chronicles 14:5 ; 34:4
    • Consecrated chariots and horses, as symbols of
      2 Kings 23:11
    • Worshipped
      2 Kings 23:5 ; Jeremiah 8:2

  • Worshippers of, turned their faces towards the east
    Ezekiel 8:16

  • MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH
    • Standing still for a whole day in the valley of Ajalon
      Joshua 10:12,13
    • Shadow put back on the dial
      2 Kings 20:11
    • Darkened at the crucifixion
      Luke 23:44,45

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of God's favour
      Psalm 84:11
    • Of Christ's coming
      Malachi 4:2
    • Of the glory of Christ
      Matthew 17:2 ; Revelation 1:16 ; 10:1
    • Of supreme rulers
      Genesis 37:9 ; Isaiah 13:10
    • (Its clearness,) of the purity of the church
      Song of Solomon 6:10
    • (Its brightness,) of the future glory of saints
      Daniel 12:3 ; Matthew 13:43
    • (Its power,) of the triumph of saints
      Judges 5:31
    • (Darkened,) of severe calamities
      Ezekiel 32:7 ; Joel 2:10,31 ; Matthew 24:29 ; Revelation 9:2
    • (Going down at noon,) of premature destruction
      Jeremiah 15:9 ; Amos 8:9
    • (No more going down,) of perpetual blessedness
      Isaiah 60:20
    • (Before or in sight of,) of public ignominy
      2 Samuel 12:11,12 ; Jeremiah 8:2

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Sun, the'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/s/sun-the.html. 1897.

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