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Seals


1. Called signet. Ge 38:18,25.

2. Precious stones set in gold used as. Ex 28:11.

3. Inscriptions upon, alluded to. 2Ti 2:19.

4. Generally worn as rings or bracelets. Jer 22:24.

5. Impressions of

a. Frequently taken in clay. Job 38:14.

b. Used for security. Da 6:17; Mt 27:66.

c. Attached to all royal decrees. 1Ki 21:8; Es 3:12; 8:8.

d. Attached to covenants. Ne 9:38; 10:1.

e. Attached to lease and transfers of property. Jer 32:9-12,44.

f. Set upon treasures. De 32:34.

g. Attached to the victims approved for sacrifice, alluded to. Joh 6:27.

h. Were given by kings as a badge of authority. Ge 41:41,42.

6. Illustrative of

a. Circumcision. Ro 4:11.

b. Converts. 1Co 9:2.

c. What is dear or valued. Song 8:6; Jer 22:24; Hag 2:23.

d. Secrecy. Da 12:4; Re 5:1; 10:4.

e. Security. Song 4:12; 2Ti 2:19; Re 7:2-8; 20:3.

f. Full approval. Joh 3:33.

g. Appropriation of saints to God by the Spirit. 2Co 1:22; Eph 1:13; 4:30.

h. Restraint. Job 9:7; 37:7; Re 20:3.