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Water


1. One of the elements of the world. Ge 1:2.

2. God originally

a. Created the firmament to divide. Ge 1:6,7.

b. Collected into one place. Ge 1:9.

c. Created fowls and fishes, &c from. Ge 1:20,21.

3. Necessary to vegetation. Ge 2:5,6; Job 14:9; Isa 1:30.

4. Some plants particularly require. Job 8:11.

5. Necessary to the comfort and happiness of man. Isa 41:17; Zec 9:11.

6. Collected in

a. Springs. Jos 15:19.

b. Pools. 1Ki 22:38; Ne 2:14.

c. Ponds. Ex 7:19; Isa 19:10.

d. Fountains. 1Ki 18:5; 2Ch 32:3.

e. Wells. Ge 21:19.

f. Brooks. 2Sa 17:20; 1Ki 18:5.

g. Streams. Ps 78:16; Isa 35:6.

h. Rivers. Isa 8:7; Jer 2:18.

i. The sea. Ge 1:9,10; Isa 11:9.

j. The clouds. Ge 1:7; Job 26:8,9.

7. Rises in vapour to the clouds. Ec 1:7; Ps 104:8.

8. Drops from the clouds in rain. De 11:11; 2Sa 21:10.

9. Described as

a. Fluid. Ps 78:16; Pr 30:4.

b. Unstable. Ge 49:4.

c. Penetrating. Ps 109:18.

d. Reflecting images. Pr 27:9.

e. Wearing the hardest substances. Job 14:19.

f. Cleansing. Eze 36:25; Eph 5:26.

g. Refreshing. Job 22:7; Pr 25:25.

10. Congealed by cold. Job 38:29; Ps 147:16,17.

11. Was used by Jews

a. As their principal beverage. Ge 24:43; 1Ki 13:19,22; 18:4; Ho 2:5.

b. For culinary purposes. Ex 12:9.

c. For washing the person. Ge 18:4; 24:32.

d. For legal purification. Ex 29:4; Heb 9:10,19.

12. Kept for purification in large waterpots. Joh 2:6.

13. Carried in vessels. Ge 21:14; 1Sa 26:11; Mr 14:13.

14. Artificial mode of conveying, into large cities. 2Ki 20:20.

15. Frequently brackish and unfit for use. Ex 15:23; 2Ki 2:19.

16. The want of, considered a great calamity. Ex 17:1-3; Nu 20:2; 2Ki 3:9,10; Isa 3:1.

17. In times of scarcity, sold at an enormous price. La 5:4.

18. Miracles connected with

a. Turned into blood. Ex 7:17,20.

b. Turned into wine. Joh 2:7-9.

c. Brought from the rock. Ex 17:6; Nu 20:11.

d. Brought from the jaw-bone of an ass. Jdj 15:19.

e. Consumed by fire from heaven. 1Ki 18:38.

f. Divided and made to stand on heap. Ex 14:21,22; Jos 3:16.

g. Trenches filled with. 2Ki 3:17-22.

h. Iron made to swim in. 2Ki 6:5,6.

i. Our Lord, &c walking on. Mt 14:26-29.

j. Healing powers communicated to. 2Ki 5:14; Joh 5:4; 9:7.

19. The world and its inhabitants once destroyed by. Ge 7:20-23; 2Pe 3:6.

20. The world not to be again destroyed by. Ge 9:8-15; 2Pe 3:7.

21. Illustrative

a. Of the support of God. Isa 8:6.

b. Of the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. Isa 41:17,18; 44:3; Eze 36:25; Joh 7:38,39.

c. Of persecutors. Ps 124:4,5.

d. Of persecutions. Ps 88:17.

e. Of hostile armies. Isa 8:7; 17:13.

f. (Still,) of the ordinances of the gospel. Ps 23:2.

g. (Deep,) of severe affliction. Ps 66:12; 69:1; Isa 30:20; 43:2.

h. (Deep,) of counsel in the heart. Pr 20:5.

i. (Deep,) of the words of the wise of the wise. Pr 18:4.

j. (Poured out,) of the wrath of God. Ho 5:10.

k. (Poured out,) of faintness by terror. Ps 22:14.

l. (Pouring, out of buckets,) of a numerous progeny. Nu 24:7.

m. (Spilled on the ground,) of death. 2Sa 14:14.

n. (Its instability,) of a wavering disposition. Ge 49:4.

o. (Its weakness,) of faintness and cowardice. Jos 7:5; Eze 7:17.

p. (Difficulty of stopping,) of strife and contention. Pr 17:14.

q. (Rapidly flowing away,) of the career of the wicked. Job 24:18; Ps 58:7.

r. (Many,) of different nations and people. Re 17:1,15; Jer 51:13.

s. (Many,) of a variety of afflictions. 2Sa 22:17.

t. (Noise of many,) of the word of Christ. Re 1:15.

u. (Covering the sea,) of the general diffusion of the knowledge of God. Isa 11:9; Hab 2:14.