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Torrey's Topical Textbook
Originally created by God
Ge 1:11,12; 2:9.
Made for the glory of God
Different kinds of mentioned
Of various sizes
Given as food to the animal creation
Ge 1:29,30; De 20:19.
Designed to beautify the earth
Parts of mentioned
Each kind has its own seed for propagating its species
Often propagated by birds who carry the seeds along with them
Planted by man
Each kind of, known by its fruit
Specially flourished beside the rivers and streams of water
When cut down often sprouted from their roots again
Were sold with the land on which they grew
Often suffered from
Afford an agreeable shade in eastern countries during the heat of the day
Ge 18:4; Job 40:21.
Were cut down
God increases and multiplies the fruit of, for his people
Le 26:4; Eze 34:27; Joe 2:22.
God often renders, barren as a punishment
Early custom of planting, in consecrated grounds
Mentioned in scripture
Solomon wrote the history of
Ro 11:24; Re 2:7; 22:2,14.
Of kings, &c.
Isa 10:34; Eze 17:24; 31:7-10; Da 4:10-14.
Of the life and conversation of the righteous.
Pr 11:30; 15:4.
(Green,) of the innocence of Christ.
(Good and fruitful,) of saints.
Nu 24:6; Ps 1:3; Isa 61:3; Jer 17:8; Mt 7:17,18.
(Evergreen,) of saints.
(Duration of,) of continued prosperity of saints.
(Casting their leaves yet retaining their substance,) of the elect remnant in the church.
(Barren,) of the wicked.
(Shaking of the leaves off,) of the terror of the wicked.
(Producing evil fruit,) of the wicked.
(Dry,) of useless persons.
(Dry,) of the wicked ripe for judgment.
Esteemed as a sin offering, and frequently so called
To be offered
For concealing knowledge of a crime.
Was a most holy offering
For involuntarily touching unclean things.
For rash swearing.
For sins of ignorance in holy things.
For any sin of ignorance.
For breach of trust, or fraud.
Being for minor offences was lessened for the poor, not so the sin offering
Atonement made by
Le 5:6,10,13,16,18; 6:7; 19:22.
Accompanied by confession
Generally accompanied by restitution
Le 5:16; 6:5.
To be slain where the sin offering and burnt offering were slain
Le 14:13; Eze 40:39.
Sometimes waved alive before the Lord
Special occasions of offering
Was the perquisites of the priest
Le 14:13; Eze 44:29.
Illustrative of Christ
Isa 53:10; Eze 46:20.
Tribes of Israel, The.
Were twelve in number
Ge 49:28; Ac 26:12; Jas 1:1.
Descended from Jacob's sons
Manasseh and Ephraim numbered among, instead of Joseph and Levi
Ge 48:5; Jos 14:3,4.
Predictions respecting each of
Ge 49:3-27; De 33:6-29.
Each family of, had a chief or head
Nu 36:1; 1Ch 4:38.
Total strength of, on leaving Egypt
Ex 12:37; Nu 1:44-46; 2:32.
Divided into four divisions while in the wilderness
Encamped in their divisions and by their standards round the tabernacles
Canaan to be divided amongst according to their numbers
Reuben, Gad and half Manasseh
Total strength of, on entering the land of Canaan
Canaan divided amongst nine and a half of, by lot
Situation of, and bounds of the inheritance of each
All inheritance to remain in the tribe and family to which allotted
Names of, engraven on the breastplate of the high priest
Ex 28:21; 39:14.
Divided on mounts Ebal and Gerizim to hear the law
Remained as one people until the reign of Rehoboam