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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Cup

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Psalm 16:5 (b) This figure describes the blessings which satisfied David's heart and soul.

Psalm 23:5 (b) By this figure David described the fullness of joy and peace which was his portion because of the Lord's goodness to him.

Isaiah 51:17 (b) This type is used to describe the action of our Lord in pouring out His wrath and indignation upon the peoples of Jerusalem who were forced to submit to His punishment. (See Habakkuk 2:16).

Matthew 26:42 (b) This probably represents GOD's wrath, judgment and punishment handed to the Lord JESUS for Him to drink when He was nailed to Calvary for us. Probably the cup was the agony endured by CHRIST when He was made sin for us. (See2Co 5:21).

1 Corinthians 10:16 (b) This indicates that the Lord expects His own people to drink and to make a part of themselves the forgiveness, redemption and cleansing that comes through the precious Blood of CHRIST. It also represents the cumulative blessings that come through fellowship and association with GOD's people as they meet together.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Cup'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wdt/c/cup.html. 1957.

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