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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

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Numbers 24:21 (a) These people lived in a stronghold in the mountains and thought that they were secure. As the eagle builds where she thinks she is perfectly safe on the high cliff, so these people planned on safety from their situation. They did not know they were to be destroyed eventually, their stronghold would be conquered and they themselves would be annihilated. (See Jeremiah 49:16; Habakkuk 2:9).

Deuteronomy 32:11 (a) This is a description of the home life as it existed in Egypt among the Israelites and out of which they were emptied at the Passover. They had to leave their dwelling place and take the long journey through the wilderness. It is also a description of the personal life in the home, in the business, or in the church, out of which the Lord sometimes thrusts His children in order that they learn to know His power, and trust His love.

Job 29:18 (a) Job uses this term to describe his own lovely, comfortable home life before he was attacked by Satan.

Isaiah 10:14 (a) The King of Assyria used this expression to describe his palace and his city which were filled with great riches and treasures which he had obtained by war.

Jeremiah 48:28 (a) This type represents the believer who finds his home, his life, and all his affairs wholly resting in the Lord JESUS CHRIST, the Rock of Ages.

Jeremiah 49:16 (a) In this way the Lord describes the sinner who seeks to make for himself a comfortable place in which to live, but who omits GOD from his life. (See also Obadiah 1:4).


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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Nest'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wdt/n/nest.html. 1957.

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