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Rocks


1. Often composed of Flint. De 8:15; 32:13.

2. Described as

a. Hard. Jer 5:3.

b. Durable. Job 19:24.

c. Barren. Eze 26:4,14; Am 6:12; Lu 8:6.

3. Often sharp-pointed and craggy. 1Sa 14:4.

4. Often had holes and clefts. Ex 33:22.

5. Were a defence to a country. Isa 33:16.

6. Dreaded by mariners. Ac 27:20.

7. Inhabited by

a. Wild goats. Job 39:1.

b. Conies. Ps 104:18; Pr 30:26.

c. Doves. Song 2:14; Jer 48:28.

d. Eagles. Job 39:28; Jer 49:16.

8. The olive tree flourished amongst. De 32:13; Job 29:6.

9. Bees often made their honey amongst. De 32:13; Ps 81:16.

10. Used as

a. Altars. Jdj 6:20,21,26; 13:19.

b. Places for idolatrous worship. Isa 57:5.

c. Places of Observation. Ex 33:21; Nu 23:9.

d. Places of safety in danger. 1Sa 13:6; Isa 2:19; Jer 16:16; Re 6:15.

e. Places for shelter by the poor in their distress. Job 24:8; 30:3,6.

11. The shadow of, grateful to travellers during the heat of the day. Isa 32:2.

12. Houses often built on. Mt 7:24,25.

13. Tombs often hewn out of. Isa 22:16; Mt 27:60.

14. Important events often engraved upon. Job 19:24.

15. Mentioned in scripture

a. Adullam. 1Ch 11:15.

b. Bozez. 1Sa 14:4.

c. Engedi. 1Sa 24:1,2.

d. Etam. Jdj 15:8.

e. Horeb in Rephidim. Ex 17:1-6.

f. Meribah in Kadesh. Nu 20:1-11.

g. Oreb. Jdj 7:25; Isa 10:26.

h. Rimmon. Jdj 20:45.

i. Seneh. 1Sa 14:4.

j. Selahammahlekoth in the wilderness of Maon. 1Sa 23:25,28.

k. Selah in the valley of salt. 2Ki 14:7; 2Ch 25:11,12.

16. Man’s industry in cutting through. Job 28:9,10.

17. Hammers used for breaking. Jer 23:29.

18. Casting down from, a punishment. 2Ch 25:12.

19. Miracles connected with

a. Water brought from. Ex 17:6; Nu 20:11.

b. Fire ascended out of. Jdj 6:21.

c. Broken in pieces by the wind. 1Ki 19:11.

d. Rent at the death of Christ. Mt 27:51.

20. God’s power exhibited in removing. Job 14:18; Na 1:6.

21. Illustrative of

a. God as creator of his people. De 32:18.

b. God as the strength of his people. Ps 18:1,2; 67:2; Isa 17:10.

c. God as defence of his people. Ps 31:2,3.

d. God as refuge of his people. Ps 94:22.

e. God as salvation of his people. De 32:15; Ps 89:26; 95:1.

f. Christ as refuge of his people. Isa 32:2.

g. Christ as foundation of his church. Mt 16:18; 1Pe 2:6.

h. Christ as source of spiritual gifts. 1Co 10:4.

i. Christ as a stumbling stone to the wicked. Isa 8:14; Ro 9:33; 1Pe 2:8.

j. A place of safety. Ps 27:5; 40:2.

k. Whatever we trust in. De 32:31,37.

l. The ancestor of a nation. Isa 51:1.