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Forests


1. Tracts of land covered with trees. Isa 44:14.

2. Underbrush often in. Isa 9:18.

3. Infested by wild beasts. Ps 50:10; 104:20; Isa 56:9; Jer 5:6; Mic 5:8.

4. Abounded with wild honey. 1Sa 14:25,26.

5. Often afforded pasture. Mic 7:14.

6. Mentioned in scripture

a. Bashan. Isa 2:13; Eze 27:6; Zec 11:2.

b. Hareth. 1Sa 22:5.

c. Ephraim. 2Sa 18:6,8.

d. Lebanon. 1Ki 7:2; 10:17.

e. Carmel. 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24.

f. Arabian. Isa 21:13.

g. The south. Eze 20:46,47.

h. The king’s. Ne 2:8.

7. Supplied timber for building. 1Ki 5:6-8.

8. Were places of refuge. 1Sa 22:5; 23:16.

9. Jotham built towers, &c, in. 2Ch 27:4.

10. The power of God extends over. Ps 29:9.

11. Called on to rejoice at God’s mercy. Isa 44:23.

12. Often destroyed by enemies. 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24; Jer 46:23.

13. Illustrative

a. Of the unfruitful world. Isa 32:19.

b. (A fruitful field turned into,) of the Jews rejected by God. Isa 29:17; 32:15.

c. (Destroyed by fire,) of destruction of the wicked. Isa 9:18; 10:17,18; Jer 21:14.