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Herbs, &C


1. Called the green herbs. 2Ki 19:26.

2. God

a. Created. Ge 1:11,12; 2:5.

b. Causes to grow. Job 38:27; Ps 104:14.

3. Each kind of, contains its own seed. Ge 1:11,12.

4. Given as food to man. Ge 1:28,29; 9:3.

5. Found in

a. The fields. Jer 12:4.

b. The mountains. Pr 27:25.

c. The marshes. Job 8:11.

d. The deserts. Job 24:5; Jer 17:6.

6. Cultivated in gardens. De 11:10; 1Ki 21:2.

7. Cultivated for food. Pr 15:17; Heb 6:7.

8. Require rain dew. De 32:2; Job 38:26,27.

9. Mode of watering, alluded to. De 11:10.

10. Mentioned in scripture

a. Aloe. Song 4:14.

b. Anise. Mt 23:23.

c. Barley. Ex 9:31; 2Sa 14:30.

d. Beans. 2Sa 17:28.

e. Bulrushes. Ex 2:3; Isa 58:5.

f. Calamus. Song 4:14.

g. Cummin. Isa 28:27; Mt 23:23.

h. Cucumber. Nu 11:5; Isa 1:8.

i. Fitches. Isa 28:25,27.

j. Flag. Ex 2:3; Job 8:11.

k. Flax. Ex 9:31.

l. Garlic. Nu 11:5.

m. Gourds. 2Ki 4:39.

n. Grass. Nu 22:4.

o. Heath. Jer 17:6; 48:6.

p. Hyssop. Ex 12:22; 1Ki 4:33.

q. Leeks. Nu 11:5.

r. Lentiles. Ge 25:34.

s. Mandrakes. Ge 30:14; Song 7:13.

t. Mallows. Job 30:4.

u. Millet. Eze 4:9.

v. Melon. Nu 11:5.

w. Mint. Mt 23:23.

x. Myrrh. Song 4:14.

y. Onions. Nu 11:5.

z. Reeds. Job 40:21; Isa 19:6.

A. Rushes. Job 8:11.

B. Rye. Ex 9:32.

C. Saffron. Song 4:14.

D. Spikenard. Song 4:14.

E. Tares or Darnel. Mt 13:30.

F. Wheat. Ex 9:32; Jer 12:13.

11. Bitter, used at passover. Ex 12:8; Nu 9:11.

12. Poisonous, not fit for man’s use. 2Ki 4:39,40.

13. Destroyed by

a. Hail and lightning. Ex 9:22-25.

b. Locusts, &c. Ex 10:12,15; Ps 105:34,35.

c. Drought. Isa 42:15.

d. Tithable among the Jews. Lu 11:42.

14. Were sometimes used instead of animal food by weak saints. Ro 14:2.

15. Illustrative

a. Of the wicked. 2Ki 19:26; Ps 37:2.

b. (Dew on,) of grace given to saints. Isa 18:4.