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Genesis 45:18
And take your father and your households, and come to me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and you shall eat the fat of the land.
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Genesis 49:20
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.
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Psalm 37:20
But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.
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Psalm 81:16
He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied you.
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Isaiah 25:6
And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make to all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
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The Figurative Language of Scripture.
... to a word or sentence turned from its literal signification to a figurative sense. ...
reaching to heaven (Gen.28:12-15); Pharaoh's two dreams of the fat and lean ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxxv the figurative language.htm

Whether a Suitable Cause Can be Assigned for the Ceremonies which ...
... from that which the figure represents, therefore the reasons of the figurative
sacrifices of the ... Is.1:11): "I desire not holocausts of rams, and fat of fatlings ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a suitable cause can.htm

Whether There was any Reasonable Cause for the Ceremonial ...
... The figurative reason for these things is that all these animals signified certain
sins ... By the prohibition of blood, fat and nerves, we are to understand the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there was any reasonable.htm

Letter Xlv. To a Lapsed Monk.
... You emptied out all fat from your flesh; all the channels below your belly you ... there
seems no reason why "Jerusalem" may not be taken in a figurative sense for ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xlv to a lapsed.htm

Whether There Can be any Suitable Cause for the Sacraments of the ...
... In reference to their being destined to the ministry, the fat of the ram, one ... The
figurative reason of these things was that those who are to be consecrated to ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether there can be any 2.htm

The Doctrine of the Last Things.
... in clear unmistakable language and those that are set forth in words symbolic and
figurative. ... perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs ...
/.../evans/the great doctrines of the bible/the doctrine of the last.htm

The Name Children Does not Imply Instruction in Elementary ...
... and has been called a river of olive oil, Paul, using appropriate figurative language,
and ... Further, many also use the fat of milk, called butter, for the lamp ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter vi the name children does.htm

Psalm LXXVIII.
... pride, concerning whom is said, "their iniquity shall come forth as if out of fat"? ...
did happen, were done or described for the sake of some figurative meaning. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxviii.htm

Acts vii. 6, 7
... Do you observe all along a figurative enacting, so to say, of the resurrection of
the ... in fact; when they were in the desert, then they "waxed fat, they grew ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xvi acts vii 6.htm

CHAP. II. 4-25 (2-23).
... thou tookest thy broidered garments, and coveredst them, and My fat and Mine ... idea
is here expressed in a manner suited to the figurative representation which ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/chap ii 25-apr 2-23.htm



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