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The member of the body which is capable of lifting burdens and defending the person: it is used symbolically for the power and strength of God on behalf of His saints. Exodus 15:16 ; Psalm 77:15 ; Isaiah 51:9 ; Isaiah 53:1 . The arm of Jehovah is often spoken of in the O.T. It redeemed, Exodus 6:6 ; etc.; gathers His own, Isaiah 40:11 ; and rules for Him, Isaiah 40:10 , as in the kingdom. It is a holy arm, Isaiah 52:10 ; Psalm 98:1 ; and it is a glorious arm, Isaiah 63:12 . The arm of the Lord is revealed to souls where there is repentance and faith in the report which God sends. Isaiah 53:1 ; Romans 10:16 . It is to be trusted in even by the isles of the Gentiles, that is, by sinners everywhere in creation. Isaiah 51:5 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Arm '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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