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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Knit

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Judges 20:11 (c) Typical of union and cooperation between all the forces.

1 Samuel 18:1 (a) This is a beautiful picture of hearts that are joined sweetly and firmly together. (See also1Ch 12:17).

Colossians 2:2 (b) This figure indicates that each was willing for the other to be "on top" part of the time. In knitting, the threads take turns being "over" and "under" each other.

Colossians 2:19 (b) This is a figure to describe the fellowship of believing hearts. In knitting, one thread is over and then under, then over, then under. It indicates a willingness to be humbled and to have the low place part of the time, and to let the other person be exalted part of the time.

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

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