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Iron


1. Dug out of the earth. Job 28:2.

2. Described as

a. Strong and durable. Job 40:18; Da 2:40.

b. Fusible. Eze 22:20.

c. Malleable. Isa 2:4.

3. Of greater gravity than water. 2Ki 6:5.

4. Admits of a high polish. Eze 27:19.

5. Hardened into steel. 2Sa 22:35; Job 20:24.

6. Of small comparative value. Isa 60:17.

7. The land of Canaan abounded with. De 8:9; 33:25.

8. From the north hardest and best. Jer 15:12.

9. Used from the earliest age. Ge 4:22.

10. Made into

a. Armour. 2Sa 23:7; Re 9:9.

b. Weapons of war. 1Sa 13:19; 17:7.

c. Chariots. Jdj 4:3.

d. Implements for husbandry. 1Sa 13:20,21; 2Sa 12:31.

e. Tools for artificers. Jos 8:31; 1Ki 6:7.

f. Graving tools. Job 19:24; Jer 17:1.

g. Gates. Ac 12:10.

h. Nails and hinges. 1Ch 22:3.

i. Bars. Ps 107:16; Isa 45:2.

j. Fetters. Ps 105:18; 149:8.

k. Yokes. De 28:48; Jer 28:13,14.

l. Idols. Da 5:4,23.

m. Bedsteads. De 3:11.

n. Pillars. Jer 1:18.

o. Rods. Ps 2:9; Re 2:27.

11. Sharpens things made of. Pr 27:17.

12. Working in, a trade. 1Sa 13:19; 2Ch 2:7,14.

13. An article of commerce. Eze 27:12,19; Re 18:12.

14. Great quantity of, provided for the temple. 1Ch 22:3,14,16; 29:2.

15. Taken in war, often dedicated to God. Jos 6:19,24.

16. Mode of purifying, taken in war. Nu 31:21-23.

17. Miraculously made to swim. 2Ki 6:6.

18. Illustrative

a. Of strength. Da 2:33,40.

b. Of stubbornness. Isa 48:4.

c. Of severe affliction. De 4:20; Ps 107:10.

d. Of a hard barren soil. De 28:23.

e. Of severe exercise of power. Ps 2:9; Re 2:27.

f. (Seared with,) of insensibility of conscience. 1Ti 4:2.