Rending: Figurative
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The Shaking of the Heavens and the Earth
... But the language of prophecy is highly figurative. ... was fulfilled, superseded and
abrogated by MESSIAH, which was solemnly signified, by the rending of the veil ...
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Before Annas and the Court of Caiaphas
... temple, and in three days I will raise it up." In the figurative language of ... Rending
his robe, that the people might see his pretended horror, he demanded that ...
/.../ desire of ages/chapter 75 before annas and.htm

Whether There Can be any Suitable Cause for the Sacraments of the ...
... The figurative reason is evident. ... Lastly, he is rejected "if he have a rupture" or
hernia; through baseness rending his heart, though it appear not in his deeds ...
/...// theologica/whether there can be any 2.htm

Index of Subjects.
... interpretation of, 607, seq.; its progressive fulfilment, 622; question of its literal
and figurative meaning, 624, seq ... Vail of the temple, rending of the, 603. ...
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The Death and the Raising of Lazarus - the Question of Miracles ...
... So little had they understood the figurative language about the twelve hours on
which ... remember aught of the late past, or was not rather the rending of the ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxi the death and.htm

The Long, Rough Road He Trod
... fleeing for several days and nights to Egypt, with those heart-rending cries of ... This
was surely some of His intensely figurative language again, they think. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/the long rough road he.htm

Matt. v. 1, 2
... in Scripture do we find any mention of an earth that is merely figurative. ... Thou seest
men reviled, tearing each other to pieces, rending their clothes, smiting ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xv matt v 1.htm

The Wages of Sin
... What is the object in adopting this figurative mode of representation? ... it short in
mercy!" When my wife died, her death-struggles were long and heart-rending. ...
/.../ on gospel themes/iii the wages of sin.htm

The Unity of the Divine Essence in Three Persons Taught, in ...
... And besides, on this supposition, there would be a rending of the Divine essence. ...
being the possessor of the essence, then Christ will be a figurative God, one ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 13 the unity of.htm

Crucified, Dead, and Buried. '
... As the first token, it records the rending of the Temple-Veil in two from the top
downward to the bottom; as the second, the quaking of the earth, the rending ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xv crucified dead and.htm

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Joel 2:13
And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repents him of the evil.
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Rending of Garments

Rending: (Ripping, Tearing) of Garments, an Outward Sign of Affliction

Rending: Figurative

Rending: Symbol of the Dissolution of a Kingdom

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