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Torrey's Topical Textbook
Sun and moon designed to mark out
The patriarchs computed time by
The Jews computed time by
Jdj 11:37; 1Sa 6:1; 1Ki 4:7.
Commenced with first appearance of new moon
Nu 10:10; Ps 81:3.
Originally had no names
Ge 7:11; 8:4.
The year composed of twelve
1Ch 27:2-15; Es 2:12; Re 22:2.
Names of the twelve
First, Nisan or Abib.
Idolaters prognosticated by
Ex 13:4; Ne 2:1.
Ezr 6:15; Es 3:7.
Observance of, condemned
The second part of the day at the creation
The first part of the natural day
Ordained by God
Began with first dawn
Jos 6:15; Ps 119:147.
Continued until noon
1Ki 18:26; Ne 8:3.
First dawning of, called the eyelids of the morning
Job 3:9; 41:18.
The outgoings of, made to rejoice
Was frequently cloudless
A red sky in, a sign of bad weather
Ushered in by the morning star
Of the resurrection day.
(Breaking forth,) of the glory of the church.
Song 6:10; Isa 58:8.
(Star of,) of the glory of Christ.
(Star of,) of reward of saints.
(Clouds in,) of the short lived profession of hypocrites.
(Wings of,) of rapid movements.
(Spread upon the mountains,) of heavy calamities.
Destructive to garments
Mt 6:19; Jas 5:2.
Destroyed by the slightest touch
Of God in the execution of his judgments.
(Eating a garment,) of God's judgments.
Isa 50:9; 51:8.
(Garments eaten by,) of those who have suffered severe judgments.
(Making its house in garments,) of man's folly in providing earthly things.