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Dove, The


1. Clean and used as food. De 14:11.

2. Offered in sacrifice. Ge 15:9; Le 1:14.

3. Impiously sold in the court of the temple. Mt 21:12; Joh 2:16.

4. Characterised by

a. Simplicity. Mt 10:16.

b. Comeliness of countenance. Song 2:14.

c. Softness of eyes. Song 1:15.

d. Sweetness of voice. Song 2:14.

e. Richness of plumage. Ps 68:13.

5. Mournful tabering of, alluded to. Na 2:7.

6. Dwells in rocks. Song 2:14; Jer 48:28.

7. Frequents streams and rivers. Song 5:12.

8. Sent from the ark by Noah. Ge 8:8,10,12.

9. Why considered the emblem of peace. Ge 8:11.

10. The harbinger of spring. Song 2:12.

11. Illustrative

a. Of the Holy Spirit. Mt 3:16; Joh 1:32.

b. Of the meekness of Christ. Song 5:12.

c. Of the church. Song 2:14; 5:2.

d. Of mourners. Isa 38:14; 59:11.

e. Of converts to the church. Isa 60:8.

f. (In its flight,) of the return of Israel from captivity. Ho 11:11.