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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Rocks

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  • Often composed of Flint
    Deuteronomy 8:15; 32:13

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Hard
      Jeremiah 5:3
    • Durable
      Job 19:24
    • Barren
      Ezekiel 26:4,14; Amos 6:12; Luke 8:6

  • Often sharp-pointed and craggy
    1 Samuel 14:4

  • Often had holes and clefts
    Exodus 33:22

  • Were a defence to a country
    Isaiah 33:16

  • Dreaded by mariners
    Acts 27:20

  • INHABITED BY
    • Wild goats
      Job 39:1
    • Conies
      Psalm 104:18; Proverbs 30:26
    • Doves
      Song of Solomon 2:14; Jeremiah 48:28
    • Eagles
      Job 39:28; Jeremiah 49:16

  • The olive tree flourished amongst
    Deuteronomy 32:13; Job 29:6

  • Bees often made their honey amongst
    Deuteronomy 32:13; Psalm 81:16

  • USED AS
    • Altars
      Judges 6:20,21,26; 13:19
    • Places for idolatrous worship
      Isaiah 57:5
    • Places of Observation
      Exodus 33:21; Numbers 23:9
    • Places of safety in danger
      1 Samuel 13:6; Isaiah 2:19; Jeremiah 16:16; Revelation 6:15
    • Places for shelter by the poor in their distress
      Job 24:8; 30:3,6

  • The shadow of, grateful to travellers during the heat of the Day
    Isaiah 32:2

  • Houses often built on
    Matthew 7:24,25

  • Tombs often hewn out of
    Isaiah 22:16; Matthew 27:60

  • Important events often engraved upon
    Job 19:24

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Adullam
      1 Chronicles 11:15
    • Bozez
      1 Samuel 14:4
    • Engedi
      1 Samuel 24:1,2
    • Etam
      Judges 15:8
    • Horeb in Rephidim
      Exodus 17:1-6
    • Meribah in Kadesh
      Numbers 20:1-11
    • Oreb
      Judges 7:25; Isaiah 10:26
    • Rimmon
      Judges 20:45
    • Seneh
      1 Samuel 14:4
    • Selahammahlekoth in the wilderness of Maon
      1 Samuel 23:25,28
    • Selah in the valley of salt
      2 Kings 14:7; 2 Chronicles 25:11,12

  • Man's industry in cutting through
    Job 28:9,10

  • Hammers used for breaking
    Jeremiah 23:29

  • Casting down from, a punishment
    2 Chronicles 25:12

  • MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH
    • Water brought from
      Exodus 17:6; Numbers 20:11
    • Fire ascended out of
      Judges 6:21
    • Broken in pieces by the wind
      1 Kings 19:11
    • Rent at the death of Christ
      Matthew 27:51

  • God's power exhibited in removing
    Job 14:18; Nahum 1:6

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • God as creator of his people
      Deuteronomy 32:18
    • God as the strength of his people
      Psalm 18:1,2; 67:2; Isaiah 17:10
    • God as defence of his people
      Psalm 31:2,3
    • God as refuge of his people
      Psalm 94:22
    • God as salvation of his people
      Deuteronomy 32:15; Psalm 89:26; 95:1
    • Christ as refuge of his people
      Isaiah 32:2
    • Christ as foundation of his church
      Matthew 16:18; 1 Peter 2:6
    • Christ as source of spiritual gifts
      1 Corinthians 10:4
    • Christ as a stumbling stone to the wicked
      Isaiah 8:14; Romans 9:33; 1 Peter 2:8
    • A place of safety
      Psalm 27:5; 40:2
    • Whatever we trust in
      Deuteronomy 32:31,37
    • The ancestor of a nation
      Isaiah 51:1

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Rocks'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/r/rocks.html. 1897.

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