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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Mire

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Job 30:19 (b) Job's sorrow, trouble, and poverty are compared to mud which is so unpleasant and so hard to get out from when one is submerged in it.

Psalm 69:2,14 (b) This is a type of the deep trouble, the great sorrow, and the anguish of heart of the Lord JESUS CHRIST as He went through Gethsemane and Calvary.

Isaiah 57:20 (a) The filthiness in many human lives is compared to the dirt cast up constantly by the restless sea.

Jeremiah 38:22 (b) This is a type of the great difficulties into which Israel was plunged because of her iniquity and sin.

2 Peter 2:22 (b) Here we see illustrated what GOD thinks of a life of worldliness. The pig represents an unsaved person who has cleaned up his life, perhaps has joined the church, and then has turned back into living his own way and enjoys the pleasures of sin.

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

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