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Jews, The


1. Descended from Abraham. Isa 51:2; Joh 8:39.

2. Divided into twelve tribes. Ge 35:22; 49:28.

3. Called

a. Hebrews. Ge 14:13; 40:15; 2Co 11:22.

b. Israelites. Ex 9:7; Jos 3:17.

c. Seed of Abraham. Ps 105:6; Isa 41:8.

d. Seed of Jacob. Jer 33:26.

e. Seed of Israel. 1Ch 16:13.

f. Children of Jacob. 1Ch 16:13.

g. Children of Israel. Ge 50:25; Isa 27:12.

h. Jeshurun. De 32:15.

4. Chosen and loved by God. De 7:6,7.

5. Circumcised in token of their covenant relation. Ge 17:10,11; Ac 7:8.

6. Separated from all other nations. Ex 33:16; Le 20:24; 1Ki 8:53.

7. Described as

a. A peculiar people. De 14:2.

b. A peculiar treasure. Ex 19:5; Ps 135:4.

c. A holy nation. Ex 19:6.

d. A holy people. De 7:6; 14:21.

e. A kingdom of priests. Ex 19:6.

f. A special people. De 7:6.

g. The Lord’s portion. De 32:9.

8. Sojourned in Egypt. Ex 12:40,41.

9. Brought out of Egypt by God. Ex 12:42; De 5:15; 6:12.

10. In the desert forty years. Nu 14:33; Jos 5:6.

11. Settled in Canaan. Nu 32:18; Jos 14:1-5.

12. Under the theocracy until the time of Samuel. Ex 19:4-6; 1Sa 8:7.

13. Desired and obtained kings. 1Sa 8:5,22.

14. Divided into two kingdoms after Solomon. 1Ki 11:31,32; 12:19,20.

15. Often subdued and made tributary. Jdj 2:13,14; 4:2; 6:2,6; 2Ki 23:33.

16. Taken captive to Assyria and Babylon. 2Ki 17:32; 18:11; 24:16; 25:11.

17. Restored to their own land by Cyrus. Ezr 1:1-4.

18. Had courts of justice. De 16:18.

19. Had an ecclesiastical establishment. Ex 28:1; Nu 18:6; Mal 2:4-7.

20. Had a series of prophets to promote national reformation. Jer 7:25; 26:4,5; 35:15; 44:4; Eze 38:17.

21. The only people who had knowledge of God. Ps 76:1; 1Th 4:5; Ps 48:3; Ro 1:28.

22. The only people who worshipped God. Ex 5:17; Ps 96:5; 115:3,4; Joh 4:22.

23. Religion of, according to rites prescribed by God. Le 18:4; De 12:8-11; Heb 9:1.

24. Religion of, typical. Heb 9:8-11; 10:1.

25. Their national greatness. Ge 12:2; De 33:29.

26. Their national privileges. Ro 3:2; 9:4,5.

27. Their vast numbers. Ge 22:17; Nu 10:36.

28. National character of

a. Pride of descent, &c. Jer 13:9; Joh 8:33,41.

b. Love of country. Ps 137:6.

c. Fondness for their brethren. Ex 2:11,12; Ro 9:1-3.

d. Attachment to Moses. Joh 9:28,29; Ac 6:11.

e. Attachment to customs of the law. Ac 6:14; 21:21; 22:3.

f. Fondness for traditionary customs. Jer 44:17; Eze 20:18,30,21; Mr 7:3,4.

g. Stubborn and stiffnecked. Ex 32:9; Ac 7:51.

h. Prone to rebellion. De 9:7,24; Isa 1:2.

i. Prone to backsliding. Jer 2:11-13; 8:5.

j. Prone to idolatry. Isa 2:8; 57:5.

k. Prone to formality in religion. Isa 29:13; Eze 33:31; Mt 15:7-9.

l. Self-righteous. Isa 65:5; Ro 10:3.

m. Unfaithful to covenant engagements. Jer 3:6-8; 31:32; Eze 16:59.

n. Ungrateful to God. De 32:15; Isa 1:2.

o. Ignorant of the true sense of Scripture. Ac 13:27; 2Co 3:13-15.

p. Distrustful of God. Nu 14:11; Ps 78:22.

q. Covetous. Jer 6:13; Eze 33:31; Mic 2:2.

r. Cowardly. Ex 14:10; Nu 14:3; Isa 51:12.

29. Trusted to their privileges for salvation. Jer 7:4; Mt 3:9.

30. Distinction of castes among, noticed. Isa 65:5; Lu 7:39; 15:2; Ac 26:5.

31. Degenerated as they increased in national greatness. Am 6:4.

32. Often displeased God by their sins. Nu 25:3; De 32:16; 1Ki 16:2; Isa 1:4; 5:24,25.

33. A spiritual seed of true believers always among. 1Ki 19:18; Isa 6:13; Ro 9:6,7; 11:1,5.

34. Modern, divided into

a. Hebrews or pure Jews. Ac 6:1; Php 3:5.

b. Hellenists or Grecians. Ac 6:1; 9:29.

c. Many sects and parties. Mt 16:6; Mr 8:15.

35. An agricultural people. Ge 46:32.

36. A commercial people. Eze 27:17.

37. Obliged to unite against enemies. Nu 32:20-22; Jdj 19:29; 20:1-48; 1Sa 11:7,8.

38. Often distinguished in war. Jdj 7:19-23; 1Sa 14:6-13; 17:32,33; Ne 4:16-22.

39. Strengthened by God in war. Le 26:7,8; Jos 5:13,14; 8:1,2.

40. Under God’s special protection. De 32:10,11; 33:27-29; Ps 105:13-15; 121:3-5.

41. Enemies of, obliged to acknowledge them as divinely protected. Jos 2:9-11; Es 6:13.

42. Prohibited from

a. Associating with others. Ac 10:28.

b. Covenanting with others. Ex 23:32; De 7:2.

c. Marry with others. De 7:3; Jos 23:12.

d. Following practices of others. De 12:29-31; 18:9-14.

43. Despised all strangers. 1Sa 17:36; Mt 16:26,27; Eph 2:11.

44. Held no intercourse with strangers. Joh 4:9; Ac 11:2,3.

45. Condemned for associating with other nations. Jdj 2:1-3; Jer 2:18.

46. Received proselytes from other nations. Ac 2:10; Ex 12:44,48.

47. Gentiles made one with, under the gospel. Ac 10:15,28; 15:8,9; Ga 3:28; Eph 2:14-16.

48. All other nations

a. Envied. Ne 4:1; Isa 26:11; Eze 35:11.

b. Hated. Ps 44:10; Eze 35:5.

c. Oppressed. Ex 3:9; Jdj 2:18; 4:3.

d. Persecuted. La 1:3; 5:5.

e. Rejoiced at calamities of. Ps 44:13,14; 80:5,6; Eze 36:4.

49. None hated or oppressed, with impunity. Ps 137:8,9; Eze 25:15,16; 35:6; Ob 1:10-16.

50. Christ

a. Promised to. Ge 49:10; Da 9:25.

b. Expected by. Ps 14:7; Mt 11:3; Lu 2:25,38; Joh 8:56.

c. Regarded as the restorer of national greatness. Mt 20:21; Lu 24:21; Ac 1:6.

d. Sprang from. Ro 9:5; Heb 7:14.

e. Rejected by. Isa 53:3; Mr 6:3; Joh 1:11.

f. Murdered by. Ac 7:52; 1Th 2:15.

51. Imprecated the blood of Christ upon themselves and their children. Mt 27:25.

52. Many of, believed the gospel. Ac 21:20.

53. Unbelieving, persecuted the Christians. Ac 17:5,13; 1Th 2:14-16.

54. Cast off for unbelief. Ro 11:17,20.

55. Scattered and peeled. Isa 18:2,7; Jas 1:1.

56. Shall finally be saved. Ro 11:26,27.

57. Punishment of, for rejecting and killing Christ, illustrated. Mt 21:37-43.

58. Descendants of Abraham. Ps 105:6; Isa 51:2; Joh 8:33; Ro 9:7.

59. The people of God. De 32:9; 2Sa 7:24; Isa 51:16.

60. Separated to God. Ex 33:16; Nu 23:9; De 4:34.

61. Beloved for their father’s sake. De 4:37; 10:15; Ro 11:28.

62. Christ descended from. Joh 4:22; Ro 9:5.

63. The objects of

a. God’s love. De 7:8; 23:5; Jer 31:3.

b. God’s choice. De 7:6.

c. God’s protection. Ps 105:15; Zec 2:8.

64. The covenant established with. Ex 6:4; 24:6-8; 34:27.

65. Promises respecting made to

a. Abraham. Ge 12:1-3; 13:14-17; 15:18; 17:7,8.

b. Isaac. Ge 26:2-5,24.

c. Jacob. Ge 28:12-15; 35:9-12.

d. Themselves. Ex 6:7,8; 19:5,6; De 26:18,19.

66. Privileges of. Ps 76:1,2; Ro 3:1,2; 9:4,5.

67. Punished for

a. Idolatry. Ps 78:58-64; Isa 65:3-7.

b. Unbelief. Ro 11:20.

c. Breaking covenant. Isa 24:5; Jer 11:10.

d. Transgressing the law. Isa 1:4,7; 24:5,6.

e. Changing the ordinances. Isa 24:5.

f. Killing the prophets. Mt 23:37,38.

g. Imprecating upon themselves the blood of Christ. Mt 27:25.

68. Scattered among the nations. De 28:64; Eze 6:8; 36:19.

69. Despised by the nations. Eze 36:3.

70. Their country trodden under foot by the Gentiles. De 28:49-52; Lu 21:24.

71. Their house left desolate. Mt 24:38.

72. Deprived of civil and religious privileges. Ho 3:4.

73. Denunciations against those who

a. Cursed. Ge 27:29; Nu 24:9.

b. Contended with. Isa 41:11; 49:25.

c. Oppressed. Isa 49:26; 51:21-23.

d. Hated. Ps 129:5; Eze 35:5,6.

e. Aggravated the afflictions of. Zec 1:14,15.

f. Slaughtered. Ps 79:1-7; Eze 35:5,6.

74. God, mindful of. Ps 98:3; Isa 49:15,16.

75. Christ was sent to. Mt 15:24; 21:37; Ac 3:20,22,26.

76. Compassion of Christ for. Mt 23:37; Lu 19:41.

77. The gospel preached to, first. Mt 10:6; Lu 24:47; Ac 1:8.

78. Blessedness of blessing. Ge 27:29.

79. Blessedness of favouring. Ge 12:3; Ps 122:6.

80. Pray importunately for. Ps 122:6; Isa 62:1,6,7; Jer 31:7; Ro 10:1.

81. Saints remember. Ps 102:14; 137:5; Jer 51:50.

82. Promises respecting

a. The pouring out of the Spirit upon them. Eze 39:29; Zec 12:10.

b. The removal of their blindness. Ro 11:25; 2Co 3:14-16.

c. Their return and seeking to God. Ho 3:5.

d. Their humiliation for the rejection of Christ. Zec 12:10.

e. Pardon of sin. Isa 44:22; Ro 11:27.

f. Salvation. Isa 59:20; Ro 11:26.

g. Sanctification. Jer 33:8; Eze 36:25; Zec 12:1,9.

h. Joy occasioned by conversion of. Isa 44:23; 49:13; 52:8,9; 66:10.

i. Blessing to the Gentiles by conversion of. Isa 2:1-5; 60:5; 66:19; Ro 11:12,15.

j. Reunion of. Jer 3:18; Eze 37:16,17,20-22; Ho 1:11; Mic 2:12.

k. Restoration to their own land. Isa 11:15,16; 14:1-3; 27:12,13; Jer 16:14,15; Eze 36:24; 37:21,25; 39:25,28; Lu 21:24.

l. Gentiles assisting in their restoration. Isa 49:22,23; 60:10,14; 61:4-6.

m. Subjection of Gentiles to. Isa 60:11,12,14.

n. Future glory of. Isa 60:19; 62:3,4; Zep 3:19,20; Zec 2:5.

o. Future prosperity of. Isa 60:6,7,9,17; 61:4-6; Ho 14:5,6.

p. That Christ shall appear amongst. Isa 59:20; Zec 14:4.

q. That Christ shall dwell amongst. Eze 43:7,9; Zec 2:11.

r. That Christ shall reign over. Eze 34:23,24; 37:24,25.

83. Conversion of, illustrated. Eze 37:1-14; Ro 11:24.