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Torrey's Topical Textbook
Probably originated from the ark made by Noah
Antiquity of, among the Jews
Ge 49:13; Jdj 5:17.
Solomon built a navy of
Mentioned in scripture
Generally made of the fir tree
Sometimes made of bulrushes
The seams of, were caulked
Parts of mentioned
Often the property of individuals
Commanded by a master
Jon 1:6; Ac 27:11.
Guided in their course by pilots
Governed and directed by the helm
Course of frequently directed by the heavenly bodies
Worked by mariners or sailors
Eze 27:9,27; Jon 1:5; Ac 27:30.
Generally impelled by sails
Often impelled by oars
Jon 1:13; Joh 6:19.
Soundings usually taken for, in dangerous places
Usually distinguished by signs or figure heads
Course of, through the midst of the sea, wonderful
The hinder part of, occupied by the passengers
When damaged were sometimes undergirded with cables
Were often wrecked
1Ki 22:48; Ps 48:7; Ac 27:41-44; 2Co 11:25.
Early use of
Mr 6:9; Ac 12:8.
Soles of, sometimes plated with brass or iron
Bound round the feet with latchets or strings
Joh 1:27; Ac 12:8.
Of ladies of distinction
Loosing of, for another a degrading office
Mr 1:17; Joh 1:27.
Bearing, for another a degrading office, only performed by slaves
Worn out by a long journey
Of Israel preserved for forty years, while journeying in the wilderness
Often given as bribes
Am 2:6; 8:6.
Customs connected with
A man who refused to marry a deceased brother's wife disgraced by pulling off his shoes.
The Apostles prohibited from taking for their journey more, than the pair they had on
The right of redemption resigned by a man's giving one of his shoes to the next of kin.
Mt 10:10; Mr 6:9; Lu 10:4.
Sent by God
De 28:59-61; 32:39; 2Sa 12:15; Ac 12:23.
The devil sometimes permitted to inflict
Job 2:6,7; Lu 9:39; 13:16.
Often brought on by intemperance
Often sent as a punishment of sin
Le 26:14-16; 2Ch 21:12-15; 1Co 11:30.
One of God's four sore judgments on a guilty land
Healing of, lawful on the Sabbath
Christ compassionate those in
Isa 53:4; Mt 8:16,17.
Faith required in those healed of, by Christ
Mt 9:28,29; Mr 5:34; 10:52.
Often incurable by human means
De 28:27; 2Ch 21:18.
The Apostles were endued with power to heal
Mt 10:1; Mr 16:18,20.
The power of healing
Visiting those in, an evidence of belonging to Christ
Pray for those afflicted with
Ac 28:8; Jas 5:14,15.
God's aid should be sought in
Not visiting those in, an evidence of not belonging to Christ
Illustrative of sin
Le 13:45,46; Isa 1:5; Jer 8:22; Mt 9:12.