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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Ivory

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Psalm 45:8 (b) Some think that this refers to the mouth, the ivory being the teeth, and the fragrance, the praise and worship that comes from the mouth.

Song of Solomon 5:14 (c) This describes the unusual value and the striking beauty which the bride saw in the bridegroom. Words that lovers use are not always first class diction. The heart pours out its affection in words that best express the feelings. (See also Song of Solomon 7:4).

Amos 3:15 (b) This is descriptive of the destruction that awaits the wealth and the provisions for ease and comfort made by the ungodly.

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

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