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Pillars


1. The supports of a building. Jdj 16:29.

2. Things raised up as memorials. Ge 31:51.

3. Made of

a. Marble. Es 1:6.

b. Wood. 1Ki 10:12.

c. Iron. Jer 1:18.

d. Brass. 1Ki 7:15.

e. Silver. Song 3:10.

4. The vail and hangings of the tabernacle supported by. Ex 26:32,37; 36:36,38.

5. Two, placed in the temple porch. 1Ki 7:15-21.

6. Of memorial

a. Sometimes of a single stone. Ge 28:18.

b. Sometimes of a heap of stones. Jos 4:8,9,20.

c. To witness vows. Ge 28:18; 31:13.

d. To witness covenants. Ge 31:52.

e. To mark the graves of the dead. Ge 35:20.

f. To commemorate remarkable events. Ex 24:4; Jos 4:20,24.

g. To perpetuate names. 2Sa 18:18.

h. In honour of idols. Le 26:1; De 7:5.

i. Often anointed. Ge 28:18; 31:13.

j. Often had inscriptions. Job 19:24.

7. The divine glory appeared to Israel in the form of. Ex 13:21,22; Nu 12:5.

8. Lot’s wife became a pillar of salt. Ge 19:26.

9. Illustrative of

a. Stability of the heavens. Job 26:11.

b. Stability of the earth. 1Sa 2:8; Ps 75:3.

c. The church. 1Ti 3:15.

d. Stability of Christ. Song 5:15; Re 10:1.

e. Ministers. Jer 1:18; Ga 2:9.

f. Saints who overcome in Christ. Re 3:12.