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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Wool

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The fleece of sheep and other animals. That of sheep was used for weaving into cloth, and is generally referred to as 'wool.' In the figurative language of Isaiah 1:18 undyed wool represents the state resulting from the removal of sin by Jehovah from His people; the sin being compared to that which had been dyed crimson. The law forbade the wearing of a garment made of linen and wool: it was an unnatural mixture, figurative of the working of the Spirit and the flesh in a Christian. Leviticus 19:19 ; Deuteronomy 22:11 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Wool '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/w/wool.html. 1897.

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