Girdle: Figurative
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Isaiah 11:5
And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
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Isaiah 22:21
And I will clothe him with your robe, and strengthen him with your girdle, and I will commit your government into his hand: and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah.
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Ephesians 6:14
Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
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The Figurative Language of Scripture.
... says one of this class of expositors, the maiming of the body is figurative language,
and so ... (ver.3, 4). For other examples see the symbol of the girdle (Jer.13 ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxxv the figurative language.htm

... 649. To speak against too greatly figurative language. 650. ... 653. Types."The prophets
prophesied by symbols of a girdle, a beard, and burnt hair, etc. 654. ...
// x typology.htm

Whether There Can be any Suitable Cause for the Sacraments of the ...
... The figurative reason of these things was that those who are to be consecrated to ...
ephod, which covered his shoulders and his breast down to the girdle; and it ...
/...// theologica/whether there can be any 2.htm

The Sermon on the Mount.
... he said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive." The figurative language is ...
was carried in the fold in the bosom of the coat, the girdle below holding it ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xlii the sermon on the 7.htm

John the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
... Isaiah's language is highly figurative. ... 9:9), and had no form nor comeliness that
he should be desired"Isaiah 53:2], and a leathern girdle about his loins ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xvii john the baptists person.htm

... Certain figurative lessons, differing from the parable on the one hand, and the
allegory ... and in alarm towards one side, till it met the advancing girdle of fire ...
// parables of our lord/introduction.htm

Man's Greatness and God's Greatness.
... speck in comparison with the globe of which they form the girdle; and when ... According
to the second, we understand His dwelling in a figurative sense, implying ...
/.../robertson/sermons preached at brighton/xviii mans greatness and gods.htm

The Angels of the Seven Churches.
... garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle. ... to construct
a system of ecclesiastical polity from such a highly-figurative portion of ...
// ancient church/chapter iv the angels of.htm

The Greater Prophets.
... for the purpose of illustrating important truths; while allegories are figurative
descriptions of ... actually go to Euphrates to bury the linen girdle there, or ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxii the greater prophets.htm

A Defence of the Doctrine of Justification, by Faith in Jesus ...
... was in Adam, or that we lost in him: to what more would his work amount, than to
put us into the possession of a natural, figurative, shadowish righteousness ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a defence of the doctrine.htm

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