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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

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Exodus 29:17 (c) This type probably teaches the lesson that the walk of the child of GOD, as well as his inward desires, feelings and thoughts must all be cleansed with the washing of water by the Word of GOD. All must be laid at the feet of the Lord in sacrificial service. The walk must be clean.

Psalm 147:10 (c) Here is a figure of the walk of men in their business pursuits and their lives of pleasure. GOD takes no pleasure in that which is strictly human, but takes pleasure only in His Son and in those who walk with His Son.

Proverbs 26:7 (c) By this we understand that the reason for the ungodly walk of the wicked is because their nature is sinful. All unsaved people walk in a crooked path because they have an uneven disposition and lack divine life.

Song of Solomon 5:15 (b) In the world of sports the leg and its strength and power to endure are prime requisites for success. The prize fighter who wins is the one who can keep his legs strong and stiff to the end. The runner must have legs that will keep up the stride to the end of the race. In the Scripture before us, the legs are used as a type of the wonderful power, stability and endurance of our precious Lord. They are made of marble to show the beauty of this precious Saviour. And they are made of marble in order to show their strength and permanent power.

Daniel 2:33 (a) These legs represent the Roman empire which was unusually strong and durable both in its civil power and its military might. The nation was upheld in its position as a world ruler by these two elements of strength.

Amos 3:12 (a) This probably indicates that GOD, the Shepherd, will deliver His people so that they may walk with Him again, and listen to Him as they should.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Leg'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wdt/l/leg.html. 1957.

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