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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Sheep: Clean and Used as Food

Deu 14:4

Sheep: Described As


2Sa 24:17


Jhn 10:4,5


Psa 114:4,6

Being covered with a fleece

Job 31:20

Remarkably prolific

Psa 107:41; 144:13; Sgs 4:2; Eze 36:37

Sheep: Bleating Of, Alluded To

Jdg 5:16; 1Sa 15:14

Sheep: Under Man's Care from the Earliest Age

Gen 4:4

Sheep: Constituted a Great Part of Patriarchal Wealth

Gen 13:5; 24:25; 26:14

Sheep: Males of Called Rams

1Sa 15:22; Jer 51:40

Sheep: Females Of, Called Ewes

Psa 78:71

Sheep: Young Of, Called Lambs

Exd 12:3; Isa 11:6

Sheep: Places Celebrated For


Eze 27:21


Deu 32:14


Isa 60:7


Mic 2:12

Sheep: Flesh Of, Extensively Used as Food

1Sa 25:18; 1Ki 1:19; 4:23; Neh 5:18; Isa 22:13

Sheep: Milk Of, Used as Food

Deu 32:14; Isa 7:21,22; 1Cr 9:7

Sheep: Skins Of, Worn as Clothing by the Poor

Hbr 11:37

Sheep: Skins Of, Made into a Covering for the Tabernacle

Exd 25:5; 36:10; 39:34

Sheep: Wool Of, Made into Clothing

Job 31:20; Pro 31:13; Eze 34:3

Sheep: Offered in Sacrifice from the Earliest Age

Gen 4:4; 8:20; 15:9,10

Sheep: Offered in Sacrifice under the Law

Exd 20:24; Lev 1:10; 1Ki 8:5,63

Sheep: Flocks Of

Attended by members of the family

Gen 29:9; Exd 2:16; 1Sa 16:11

Attended by servants

1Sa 17:20; Isa 61:5

Guarded by dogs

Job 30:1

Kept in folds or cotes

1Sa 24:3; 2Sa 7:8; Jhn 10:1

Conducted to the richest pastures

Psa 23:2

Fed on the mountains

Exd 3:1; Eze 34:6,13

Fed in the valleys

Isa 65:10

Frequently covered the pastures

Psa 65:13

Watered every day

Gen 29:8-10; Exd 2:16,17

Made to rest at noon

Psa 23:2; Sgs 1:7

Followed the shepherd

Jhn 10:4,27

Fled from strangers

Jhn 10:5

Sheep: Washed and Shorn Every Year

Sgs 4:2

Sheep: Firstlings Of, Not to Be Shorn

Deu 15:19

Sheep: Firstlings Of, Not to Be Redeemed

Num 18:17

Sheep: Firstlings of, could not be dedicated as a free-will offering

Lev 27:26

Sheep: Tithe Of, Given to the Levites

2Ch 31:4-6

Sheep: First Wool Of, Given to the Priests

Deu 18:4

Sheep: Time of Shearing, a Time of Rejoicing

1Sa 25:2,11,36; 2Sa 13:23

Sheep: Were Frequently

Given as presents

2Sa 17:29; 1Ch 12:40

Given as tribute

2Ki 3:4; 2Ch 17:11

Destroyed by wild beasts

Jer 50:17; Mic 5:8; Jhn 10:12

Taken in great numbers in war

Jdg 6:4; 1Sa 14:32; 1Ch 5:21; 2Ch 14:15

Cut off by disease

Exd 9:3

Sheep: False Prophets Assume the Simple Appearance

Mat 7:15

Sheep: Illustrative

Of the Jews

Psa 74:1; 78:52; 79:13

Of the people of Christ

Jhn 10:7-26; 21:16,17; Hbr 13:20; 1Pe 5:2

Of the wicked in their death

Psa 49:14

Of those under God's judgment

Psa 44:1

(In patience and simplicity,) of patience, of Christ

Isa 53:7

(In proneness to wander,) of those who depart from God

Psa 119:176; Isa 53:6; Eze 34:16

(Lost,) of the unregenerate

Mat 10:6

(When found,) of restored sinners

Luk 15:5,7

(Separation from the goats,) of the separation of saints from the wicked

Mat 25:32,33


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