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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Ass, the Domestic

  • Unclean
    Leviticus 11:2,3,26; Exodus 13:13

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Not devoid of instinct
      Isaiah 1:3
    • Strong
      Genesis 49:14
    • Fond of ease
      Genesis 49:14,15

  • Often fed on vine-leaves
    Genesis 49:11

  • Formed a part of patriarchal wealth
    Genesis 12:16; 30:43; Job 1:3; 42:12

  • WAS USED
    • In agriculture
      Isaiah 30:6,24
    • For bearing burdens
      Genesis 42:26; 1 Samuel 25:18
    • For riding
      Genesis 22:3; Numbers 22:21
    • In harness
      Isaiah 21:7
    • In war
      2 Kings 7:7,10

  • Governed by a bridle
    Proverbs 26:3

  • Urged on with a staff
    Numbers 22:23,27

  • Women often rode on
    Joshua 15:18; 1 Samuel 25:20

  • Persons of rank rode on
    Judges 10:3,4; 2 Samuel 16:2

  • Judges of Israel rode on white
    Judges 5:10

  • Young, most valued for labour
    Isaiah 30:6,24

  • Trusty persons appointed to take care of
    Genesis 36:24; 1 Samuel 9:3; 1 Chronicles 27:30

  • Often taken unlawfully by corrupt rulers
    Numbers 16:15; 1 Samuel 8:16; 12:3

  • Later counted as an ignoble creature
    Jeremiah 22:19

  • LAWS RESPECTING
    • Not to be coveted
      Exodus 20:17
    • Fallen under a burden, to be assisted
      Exodus 23:5
    • Astray, to be brought back to its owners
      Exodus 23:4; Deuteronomy 22:1
    • Astray, to be taken care of till its owner appeared
      Deuteronomy 22:2,3
    • Not to be yoked with an ox
      Deuteronomy 22:10
    • To enjoy the rest of the Sabbath
      Deuteronomy 5:14
    • First-born of, if not redeemed, to have its neck broken
      Exodus 13:13; 34:20
    • Christ entered Jerusalem on
      Zechariah 9:9; John 12:14

  • MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH
    • Mouth of Balaam's opened to speak
      Numbers 22:28; 2 Peter 2:16
    • A thousand men slain by Samson with a jaw-bone of
      Judges 15:19
    • Water brought from the jaw-bone of
      Judges 15:19
    • Not torn by a lion
      1 Kings 13:28
    • Eaten during famine in Samaria
      2 Kings 6:25

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Ass, the Domestic'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/a/ass-the-domestic.html. 1897.

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