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Wine


1. First mention of. Ge 9:20,21.

2. Was made of

a. The juice of the grape. Ge 49:11.

b. The juice of the pomegranate. Song 8:2.

3. First mode of making, notice. Ge 40:11.

4. Generally made by treading the grapes in a press. Ne 13:15; Isa 63:2,3.

5. Refining of, alluded to. Isa 25:6.

6. Improved by age. Lu 5:39.

7. Places celebrated for

a. Canaan in general. De 33:28.

b. Possessions of Judah. Ge 49:8,11,12.

c. Lebanon. Ho 14:7.

d. Helbon. Eze 27:18.

e. Assyria. 2Ki 18:32; Isa 36:17.

f. Moab. Isa 16:8-10; Jer 48:32,33.

8. Many kinds of. Ne 5:18.

9. Sweet, esteemed for flavour and strength. Isa 49:26; Am 9:13; Mic 6:15.

10. Red, most esteemed. Pr 23:31; Isa 27:2.

11. Often spiced to increase its strength, &c. Pr 9:2,5; 23:30; Song 8:2.

12. Was used

a. As a beverage from the earliest age. Ge 9:21; 27:25.

b. At all feasts and entertainments. Es 1:7; 5:6; Isa 5:12; Da 5:1-4; Joh 2:3.

c. For drink offerings in the worship of God. Ex 29:40; Nu 15:4-10.

d. For drink offerings in idolatrous worship. De 32:37,38.

e. As a medicine. Lu 10:34; 1Ti 5:23.

13. First fruits of, to be offered to God. De 18:4; 2Ch 31:5.

14. With corn and oil, denoted all temporal blessings. Ge 27:28,37; Ps 4:7; Ho 2:8; Joe 2:19.

15. Given in abundance to the Jews when obedient. Ho 2:22; Joe 2:19,24; Zec 9:17.

16. The Jews frequently deprived of, as a punishment. Isa 24:7,11; Ho 2:9; Joe 1:10; Hag 1:11; 2:16.

17. The Jews frequently drank, to excess. Isa 5:11; Joe 3:3; Am 6:6.

18. In times of scarcity, was mixed with water. Isa 1:22.

19. Sometimes mixed with milk as a beverage. Song 5:1.

20. Characterised as

a. Cheering God and man. Jdj 9:13; Zec 9:17.

b. Gladdening the heart. Ps 104:15.

c. Strengthening. 2Sa 16:2; Song 2:5.

d. Making mirthful. Es 1:10; Ec 10:19.

21. Custom of presenting to travellers. Ge 14:18; 1Sa 25:18.

22. Custom of giving to persons in pain or suffering, mixed with drugs. Pr 31:6; Mr 15:23.

23. Forbidden to the priests while engaged in the tabernacle. Le 10:9.

24. Forbidden to Nazarites during their separation. Nu 6:3.

25. The Rechabites never drank. Jer 35:5,6.

26. In excess

a. Forbidden. Eph 5:18.

b. Infuriates the temper. Pr 20:1.

c. Impairs the health. 1Sa 25:37; Ho 4:11.

d. Impairs the judgment and memory. Pr 31:4,5; Isa 28:7.

e. Inflames the passions. Isa 5:11.

f. Leads to sorrow and contention. Pr 23:29,30.

g. Leads to remorse. Pr 23:31,32.

27. An article of extensive commerce. Eze 27:18.

28. Was stored in cellars. 1Ch 27:27.

29. Was kept in bottles. 1Sa 25:18; Hab 2:15.

30. Consequence of putting (when new), into old bottles. Mt 2:22.

31. The love of Christ to be preferred to. Song 1:2,4.

32. Water miraculously turned into. Joh 2:9.

33. Illustrative

a. Of the blood of Christ. Mt 26:27-29.

b. Of the blessing of the gospel. Pr 9:2,5; Isa 25:6; 55:1.

c. Of the wrath and judgments of God. Ps 60:3; 75:8; Jer 13:12-14; 25:15-18.

d. Of the abominations of the apostasy. Re 17:2; 18:3.

e. Of violence and rapine. Pr 4:17.