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Horse, The


1. Endued with strength by God. Job 39:19.

2. Described as

a. Strong. Ps 33:17; 147:10.

b. Swift. Isa 30:16; Jer 4:13; Hab 1:8.

c. Fearless. Job 39:20,22.

d. Fierce and impetuous. Job 39:21,24.

e. Warlike in disposition. Job 39:21; Jer 8:6.

f. Sure footed. Isa 63:13.

3. Want of understanding in, alluded to. Ps 32:9.

4. Hard hoofs of, alluded to. Isa 5:28.

5. Loud snorting of, alluded to. Jer 8:16; Job 39:20.

6. Colours of, mentioned

a. White. Zec 1:8; 6:3; Re 6:2.

b. Black. Zec 6:2,6; Re 6:5.

c. Red. Zec 1:8; 6:2; Re 6:4.

d. Speckled. Zec 1:8.

e. Bay. Zec 6:3,7.

f. Grisled. Zec 6:3,6.

g. Pale or ash colour. Re 6:8.

7. Fed on grain and herbs. 1Ki 4:23; 18:5.

8. Used for

a. Mounting calvary. Ex 14:9; 1Sa 13:5.

b. Drawing chariots. Mic 1:13; Zec 6:2.

c. Bearing burdens. Ezr 2:66; Ne 7:68.

d. Hunting. Job 39:18.

e. Conveying posts, &c. 2Ki 9:17-19; Es 8:10.

9. Kings and princes rode on. Es 6:8-11; Eze 23:23.

10. Governed by bit and bridle. Ps 32:9; Jas 3:3.

11. Urged on by whips. Pr 26:3.

12. Adorned with bells on the neck. Zec 14:20.

13. Numbers of, kept for war. Jer 51:27; Eze 26:10.

14. Prepared and trained for war. Pr 21:31.

15. In battle protected by armour. Jer 46:4.

16. Vanity of trusting to. Ps 33:17; Am 2:15.

17. The Jews

a. Forbidden to multiply. De 17:16.

b. Imported from Egypt. 1Ki 10:28,29.

c. Multiplied in Solomon’s reign. 1Ki 4:26.

d. Condemned for multiplying. Isa 2:7.

e. Not to trust in. Ho 14:3.

f. Condemned for trusting to. Isa 30:16; 31:3.

g. Brought back many, from Babylon. Ezr 2:66.

18. Notice of early traffic in. Ge 47:17.

19. Sold in fairs and markets. Eze 27:14; Re 18:13.

20. Often suffered

a. From blindness. Zec 12:4.

b. From plague. Zec 14:15.

c. From murrain. Ex 9:3.

d. From bites of serpents. Ge 49:17.

e. In the hoof from prancing. Jdj 5:22.

f. In battle. Jer 51:21; Hag 2:22.

21. Dedicated to the sun by idolaters. 2Ki 23:11.

22. Illustrative of

a. Beauty of the church. Song 1:9; Zec 10:3.

b. Glorious and triumphant deliverance of the church. Isa 63:13.

c. A dull headstrong disposition. Ps 32:9.

d. Impetuosity of the wicked in sin. Jer 8:6.