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Camel, The


1. Unclean. Le 11:4; De 14:7.

2. Found in deserted places. Eze 25:5.

3. Characterised by

a. The bunches on its back. Isa 30:6.

b. Its docility. Ge 24:11.

4. The dromedary a species of, remarkable for swiftness. Jer 2:23.

5. Abounded in the east. 1Ch 5:21; Isa 60:6.

6. A part of patriarchal wealth. Ge 12:16; 30:43; Job 1:3.

7. Kept in numbers by kings. 1Ch 27:30.

8. Used for

a. Riding. Ge 24:61.

b. Drawing chariots. Isa 21:7.

c. Carrying burdens. Ge 37:25; 1Ki 10:2; 2Ki 8:9.

d. Conveying posts and messengers. Es 8:10.

e. War. Jdj 7:12; 1Sa 30:17.

9. Of the rich adorned with chains. Jdj 8:21,26.

10. Furniture of, alluded to. Ge 31:34.

11. Subject to plagues. Ex 9:3; Zec 14:15.

12. Treated with great care. Ge 24:31,32.

13. Esteemed a valuable booty. 1Ch 5:20,21; 2Ch 14:15; Job 1:17; Jer 49:29,32.

14. Coarse cloth made from its hair. Mt 3:4.

15. Referred to in illustrations by Christ. Mt 19:24; 23:24.