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Torrey's Topical Textbook
Benjamin, Tribe Of.
Descended from Jacob's twelfth son
Ge 49:27; De 33:12.
Persons selected from
Strength of, on leaving Egypt
Formed the rear of the third division of Israel in their journeys
Encamped on west side of the tabernacle under the standard of Ephrain
Offering of, at dedication
Strength of, entering Canaan
On Gerizim said amen to the blessings
Cities and bounds of inheritance
Celebrated as bowmen and slingers
Assisted against Sisera
Oppressed by the Ammonites
Almost annihilated for protecting the men of Gibeah
Remnant of, provided with wives to preserve the tribe
Furnished the first king to Israel
1Sa 9:1,2,15-17; 10:20,21; 2Sa 2:8-10.
Adhered for a time to the house of Saul against David
Some of, assisted David
Revolted from the house of Saul
Some of, at David's coronation
A 1000 of, with Shimei came to meet David on his return to Jerusalem
Very numerous in David's time
Captains appointed over
1Ki 4:18; 1Ch 27:12.
Remained faithful to Judah
Furnished an army to Jehoshaphat
Numbers of, returned from the captivity and dwelt at Jerusalem
Ezr 1:5; Ne 11:4.
Celebrated persons of
Created by God
Ge 1:20,21; 2:19.
Created for the glory of God
Herb of the field given as food to
Differ in flesh from beasts and fishes
Power over given to man
Ge 1:26; Ps 8:8.
Names given to, by Adam
Instinctively fear man
Instinct of, inferior to man's reason
Lessons of wisdom to be learned from
Can all be tamed
Given as food to man
The blood of, not to be eaten
The property of God
God provides for
Ps 104:1-12; Mt 6:26; Lu 12:23,24.
Many kinds of, graniverous
Many kinds of, carnivorous
Ge 15:11; 40:19; De 28:26.
Furnished with claws
Propagated by eggs
De 22:6; Jer 17:11.
Make, and dwell in nests
Are hostile to strange kinds
Have each their peculiar note or song
Ps 104:12; Ec 12:4; Song 2:12.
Fly above the earth
Rapid flight of, alluded to
Isa 31:5; Ho 9:11; 11:11.
Many kinds of, migratory
Often remove from places suffering calamities
Jer 4:25; 9:10.
Rest on trees
Da 4:12; Mt 13:32.
Make their nests
Early distinguished into clean and clean
Not to be eaten with their young
Taken in snares or nets
Often suffered for man's sin
Ge 6:7; Jer 12:4; Eze 38:20; Ho 4:3.
Solomon wrote the history of
Confinement of, in cages alluded to
No likeness of, to be made for worship
Often worshipped by idolaters