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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Sun, The: Called the Greater Light

Gen 1:16

Sun, The: God


Gen 1:14,16; Psa 74:16

Placed in the firmament

Gen 1:17

Appointed to rule the day

Gen 1:16; Psa 136:8; Jer 31:35

Appointed to divide seasons

Gen 1:14

Exercises sovereign power over

Job 9:7

Causes, to rise both on evil and good

Mat 5:45

Causes to know its time of setting

Psa 104:19

Sun, The: Made to Praise and Glorify God

Psa 148:3

Sun, The: The Power and Brilliancy of Its Rising Alluded To

Jdg 5:31; 2Sa 23:4

Sun, The: Clearness of Its Light Alluded To

Sgs 6:10

Sun, The: Compared to a bridegroom coming forth from his chamber

Psa 19:5

Sun, The: Compared to a Strong Man Rejoicing to Run a Race

Psa 19:5

Sun, The: Diffuses Light and Heat to All the Earth

Psa 19:6

Sun, The: The Rays Of

Pleasant to man

Job 30:28; Ecc 11:7

Produce and ripen fruits

Deu 33:14

Soften and melt some substances

Exd 16:21

Wither and burn up the herbs of the field

Mar 4:6; Jam 1:11

Change the colour of the skin

Sgs 1:6

Frequently destructive to human life

2Ki 4:18-20; Psa 121:6; Isa 49:10

Sun, The: Indicates the hours of the day by the shadow on the dial

2Ki 20:9

Sun, The: The Jews

Commenced their day with the rising of

Gen 19:23,24,27,28; Jdg 9:33

Commenced their evening with the setting of

Gen 28:11; Deu 24:13; Mar 1:32

Expressed the east by rising of

Num 21:11; Deu 4:41,47; Jos 12:1

Expressed the west by setting of

Jos 1:4

Expressed the whole earth by, from rising of, to setting of

Psa 50:1; 113:3; Isa 45:6

Forbidden to worship

Deu 4:19; 17:3

Made images of

2Ch 14:5; 34:4

Consecrated chariots and horses, as symbols of

2Ki 23:11


2Ki 23:5; Jer 8:2

Sun, The: Worshippers of, turned their faces towards the east

Eze 8:16

Sun, The: Miracles Connected With

Standing still for a whole day in the valley of Ajalon

Jos 10:12,13

Shadow put back on the dial

2Ki 20:11

Darkened at the crucifixion

Luk 23:44,45

Sun, The: Illustrative

Of God's favour

Psa 84:11

Of Christ's coming

Mal 4:2

Of the glory of Christ

Mat 17:2; Rev 1:16; 10:1

Of supreme rulers

Gen 37:9; Isa 13:10

(Its clearness,) of the purity of the church

Sgs 6:10

(Its brightness,) of the future glory of saints

Dan 12:3; Mat 13:43

(Its power,) of the triumph of saints

Jdg 5:31

(Darkened,) of severe calamities

Eze 32:7; Joe 2:10,31; Mat 24:29; Rev 9:2

(Going down at noon,) of premature destruction

Jer 15:9; Amo 8:9

(No more going down,) of perpetual blessedness

Isa 60:20

(Before or in sight of,) of public ignominy

2Sa 12:11,12; Jer 8:2


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