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Dead, The


1. They who have departed this life. Ge 23:2; 25:8; Job 1:19.

2. Terms used to express

a. Corpses. 2Ki 19:35; Na 3:3.

b. Carcases. Nu 14:29,32,33; 1Ki 13:24.

c. Those who are not. Mt 2:18.

d. Deceased. Isa 26:14; Mt 22:25.

3. Characterised by

a. Being without the Spirit. Jas 2:26.

b. Being incapable of motion. Mt 28:4; Re 1:17.

c. Ignorance of all human affairs. Ec 9:5.

d. Absence of all human passions. Ec 9:6.

e. Inability to glorify God. Ps 115:17.

4. Return not to this life. Job 7:9,10; 14:10,14.

5. Eyes of, closed by nearest of kin. Ge 46:4.

6. Were washed and laid out. Ac 9:37.

7. Were wrapped in lined with spices. Joh 19:40.

8. Mourning for, often

a. Very great. Ge 27:35; Jer 31:15; Mt 2:18; Joh 11:33.

b. Loud and clamorous. Jer 16:6; Mr 5:38.

c. By hired mourners. Jer 9:17,18; Am 5:16.

d. With plaintive music. Jer 48:36; Mt 9:23.

e. Testified by change of apparel. 2Sa 14:2.

f. Testified by taring the hair. Jer 16:7.

g. Testified by covering the head. 2Sa 19:4.

h. Testified by rending the garments. Ge 37:34; 2Sa 3:31.

i. Lasted many days. Ge 37:34; 50:3,10.

9. Regard often shown to the memory of. Ru 1:8.

10. Too soon forgotten. Ps 31:12; Ec 9:5.

11. Heathenish expressions of grief for, forbidden. Le 19:28; De 14:1,2.

12. All offerings to, forbidden. De 26:14.

13. Touching of, caused uncleanness. Nu 19:11,13,16; 9:6,7.

14. In a house rendered it unclean. Nu 19:14,15.

15. Even bones of, caused uncleanness. Nu 19:16; 2Ch 34:5.

16. A priest not to mourn for, except when near of kin. Le 21:1-3; Eze 44:25.

17. High priest in no case to mourn for. Le 21:10,11.

18. Nazarites not to touch or mourn for. Nu 6:6,7.

19. Those defiled by, removed from the camp. Nu 5:2.

20. Uncleanness contracted from, removed by the water separation. Nu 19:12,18.

21. Idolaters

a. Tore themselves for. Jer 16:7.

b. Offered sacrifices for. Ps 106:28.

c. Invoked and consulted. 1Sa 28:7,8.

d. Consecrated part of their crops to. De 26:14.

22. The Jews looked for a resurrection from. Isa 26:19; Ac 24:15.

23. Instances of, restored to life before Christ. 1Ki 17:22; 2Ki 4:34-36; 13:21.

24. Instances of, restored by Christ. Mt 9:25; Lu 7:15; Joh 11:44; Ac 9:40; 20:12.

25. Illustrative of

a. Man’s state by nature. 2Co 5:4; Eph 2:1,5.

b. A state of deep affliction, &c. Ps 88:5,6; 143:3; Isa 59:10.

c. Freedom from the power of sin. Ro 6:2,8,11; Col 3:3.

d. Freedom from the law. Ro 7:4.

e. Faith without works. 1Ti 5:6; Jas 2:17,26.

f. Diviners &c. Isa 8:19.

g. Impotence. Ge 20:3; Ro 4:19.