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Caves


1. Natural. Heb 11:38.

2. Artificial. Jdj 6:2.

3. Found in the

a. Open fields. Ge 23:20.

b. Rocks. Isa 2:19.

4. Were used as

a. Dwelling-places. Ge 19:30.

b. Places of concealment. 1Sa 13:6; 14:11; 1Ki 18:4; Heb 11:38.

c. Resting places. 1Sa 24:3; 1Ki 19:9.

d. Burial places. Ge 23:19; Joh 11:38.

e. Haunts of robbers. Jer 7:11; Mt 21:13.

f. Hiding placed of wild beasts. Na 2:12.

5. Often capacious. 1Sa 22:1,2; 24:3.

6. Afford no protection from the judgments of God. Isa 2:19; Eze 33:27; Re 6:15.

7. Mentioned in scripture

a. Adullam. 1Sa 22:1.

b. Engedi. 1Sa 23:29; 24:1,3.

c. Machpelah. Ge 23:9.

d. Makkedah. Joh 10:16,17.