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See BULLOCK; OFFERINGS. BULLOCK, OR OX [Synonymous terms in A. V.]. Uses of: For sacrifice, Ex. 29:3, 10-14,36; Lev. 4:8,16; Num. 7:87,88; 28:1131; 29; plowing, 1 Sam. 14:14; 1 Kin. 19:19; Prov. 14:4; Isa. 32:20; Jer. 31:18; treading out corn, Deut. 25:4; with wagons, Num. 7:3-8; 2 Sam. 6:3-6.
Laws concerning: Trespass by, Ex. 21:2836; theft of, Ex. 22:1-10; rest for, Ex. 23:12; not to be muzzled, when treading grain, Deut. 25:4; 1 Cor. 9:9; 1 Tim. 5:18; not to be yoked with an ass, Deut. 22:10.
Twelve brazen, under the molten sea in Solomon's temple, 1 Kin. 7:25; 2 Chr. 4:4; Jer. 52:20.
FIGURATIVE: Psa. 48:13; Isa. 26:1. BUNAH, son of Jerahmeel, 1 Chr. 2:25. BUNNI. 1. A Levite, a teacher with Ezra, Neh. 9:4.
2. Ancestor of Shemaiah, Neh. 11:15. 3. A family of Jews, Neh. 10:15. BURDEN. FIGURATIVE: Of oppressions, Isa. 58:6; Matt. 23:4; Luke 11:46; Gal. 6:2. Of the prophetic message, Isa. 13:1; 15:1; 17:1; 19:1.
Lack of, a disgrace, 2 Kin. 9:10; Prov. 30: 17; Jer. 16:4; 22:19; Ezek. 39:15. Directions given about, before death, by Jacob, Gen. 49:29,30; Joseph, Gen. 50:25. Burial of Gog, [multitude] requiring 7 months, Ezek. 39: 12, 13.
BURGLARY. See THEFT.
BURIAL. Rites of, Jer. 34:5. Soon after death, Deut. 21:23; Josh. 8:29; John 19:38-42; Acts 5:9,10. With spices, 2 Chr. 16:14; Mark 16:1; Luke 23:56. Bier used at, 2 Sam. 3:31; Luke 7:14. Attended by relatives and friends: Of Jacob, Gen. 50:5-9; Abner, 2 Sam. 3:31; child of Jeroboam, 1 Kin, 14:13; the son of the widow of Nain, Luke 7:12, 13; Stephen, Acts 8:2.
BURYING PLACES: Bought by Abraham, Gen. 23; 25:9. Prepared by Jacob, Gen. 50:5; Asa, 2 Chr. 16:14; Joseph, Matt. 27:60. On hills, 2 Kin. 23:16; Josh. 24:33. In valleys, Jer. 7:32.
Family, Gen. 47:30; 49:29; Acts 7:16. Of kings, 1 Kin. 2:10; 2 Chr. 32:33; a place of honor, 2 Chr. 24:16,25; 21:20. For poor and strangers, Jer. 26:23; Matt. 27:7.
Tombs: In houses, 1 Sam. 25:1; 1 Kin. 2:34; in gardens, 2 Kin. 21:18,26; John 19:41; in caves, Gen. 23:9; under trees, Deborah's, Gen. 35:8; King Saul's, 1 Sam. 31:13.
Closed with stones, Matt. 27:60,66; John 11:38; 20:1. Sealed, Matt. 27:66. Marked with pillars, Rachel's, Gen. 35:20, and inscriptions, 2 Kin. 23:17. Painted and garnished, Matt. 23:27,29. With shelves, Isa. 14:15. Demoniacs dwelt in, Matt. 8:28. Any who touched, were unclean, Num. 19:16,18; Isa. 65:4. Refused to the dead, Rev. 11:9. Robbed, Jer. 8:1.
See CREMATION; DEAD, THE; DEATH; ELEGY; GRAVE; MOURNING.
FIGURATIVE: Isa. 22:16; Rom. 6:4; Col.
See BULL; CATTLE.
BUSYBODY. Lev. 19:16. Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against
SYMBOLICAL: Ezek. 1:10; Rev. 4:7.
BULRUSH [papyrus, R. V.], Moses' ark the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD. of, Ex. 2:3. Boats made of, Isa. 18:2. FIGURATIVE: Isa. 58:5. BULWARK, Deut. 20:20; 2 Chr. 26:15; meddling. Eccl. 9:14.
Prov. 20:3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be
BUSH, BURNING. See BURNING BUSH. BUSHEL, about one peck, Matt. 5:15; Mark, 4:21; Luke 11:33.
2 Thess. 3:11. For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busy bodies. 12. Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
1 Tim. 5:13. And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought
1 Pet. 4:15. But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evil doer, or as a busybody in other men's matters.
See TALEBEARER; SPEAKING, EVIL. BUTLER. Pharaoh's, imprisoned and released, Gen. 40; 1 Kin. 10:5; 2 Chr. 9:4; Neh. 1:11; 2:1.
BUTTER, Gen. 18:8; Deut. 32:14; Judg.
5:25; 2 Sam. 17:29; Job. 20:17; Isa. 7:15,22. Made by churning, Prov. 30:33.
BUZ. 1. Son of Nahor, Gen. 22:21. 2. Father of Jahdo, 1 Chr. 5:14. BUZZI, father of Ezekiel, Ezek. 1:3.
CAB, a dry measure containing about Beth-lehem, 1 Chr. 2:24. one quart, 2 Kin. 6:25. See MEASURE.
CABBON, a place in Judah, Josh. 15:40. CABINET, heads of departments in government. David's, 2 Sam. 8:15-18; 15:12; 20:23-26; 1 Chr. 27:32-34; Solomon's, 1 Kin. 4:1-7; Hezekiah's, Isa. 36:3: Artaxerxes', Ezra
See COUNSELLOR; MINISTER, PRIME. CABUL. 1. A city in the N. of Palestine, Josh. 19:27.
2. Name given by Hiram to certain cities in Galilee, 1 Kin. 9:13.
1. AUGUSTUS, Luke 2:1. 2. TIBERIUS, Luke 3:1; 20:22. 3. CLAUDIUS, Acts 11:28. 4. NERO, Phil. 4:22. CÆSAREA. A seaport in Palestine. Home of Philip, Acts 8:40; 21:8; Cornelius, the centurion, Acts 10:1,24; Herod, Acts 12: 19-23; Felix, Acts 23:23,24. Paul conveyed to, by the disciples to save him from his enemies, Acts 9:30; by Roman soldiers to be tried by Felix, Acts 23:23-35.
of. Gen. 4:17,18.
2. A city of Judah, Josh. 15:57. CAINAN. 1. Called also KENAN. Son of Enos, Gen. 5:9-15; 1 Chr. 1:2; Luke 3:37. 2. Son of Arphaxad, Luke 3:36. CALAH, an ancient city of Assyria, Gen. 10:11,12.
port, Num. 13:26-30; 14:6-9. Assists in dividing Canaan, Num. 34:19. Life of, miraculously saved, Num. 14:10-12. Leader of the Israelites after Joshua's death, Judg. 1:11,12. Age of, Josh. 14:7-10. Inheritance of, Josh. 14:6-15; 15:13-16. Descendants of, 1 Chr. 4:15.
CALAMUS. A sweet cane of Palestine, Song 4:14; Ezek. 27:19. An ingredient of the holy ointment, Ex. 30:23; Isa. 43:24. Commerce in, Jer. 6:20, Ezek 27:19.
CALEB-EPHRATAH, a place near
CÆSAREA PHILIPPI, a city in the N. of Palestine; visited by Jesus, Matt. 16: 13, Mark 8:27; Luke 9:18. CAGE, for birds, unclean, Jer. 5:27; Rev. 18:2. CAIAPHAS. High priest, Luke 3:2; sonin-law of Annas, John 18:13. Prophesies concerning Jesus, John 11:49-51; 18:14. Jesus tried before, Matt. 26:2,3,57,63-65; John 18: 24.28. Peter and other disciples accused before, Acts 4:1-22.
Partakers of, justified, Rom. 8:30; walk I worthy of, Eph. 4:1; 2 Thess. 1:11; blessed
CAIN. 1. Son of Adam, Gen. 4:1. Jeal-ness of receiving, Rev. 19:9; is to be made ousy and crime of, Gen. 4:3-15; Heb. 11:4; 1 sure, 2 Pet. 1:10; praise God for, 1 Pet. 2:9; John 3:12; Jude 11. Sojourns in the land of illustrated, Prov. 8:3,4; Matt. 23:3-9. Nod, Gen. 4:16. Children and descendants
Rejection of, leads to judicial blindness, Isa. 6:9, with Acts 28:24-27; Rom. 11:8-10; delusion, Isa. 66:4; 2 Thess. 2:10,11; withdrawal of the means of grace, Jer. 26:4-6; Acts 13:46; 18:6; Rev. 2:5; temporal judgments, Isa. 28:12; Jer. 6:16,19; 35:17; Zech. 7: 12-14; rejection by God, Prov. 1:24-32; Jer. 6:19,30; condemnation, John 12:48; Heb. 2: 1-3; 12:25; destruction, Prov. 29:1; Matt. 22: 3-7.--Bible Text-Book.
CALCOL, son of Zerah, 1 Chr. 2:6. CALDRON, in the tabernacle, 1 Sam. 2:14; temple, 2 Chr. 35:13; Jer. 52:18,19. FIGURATIVE: Ezek. 11:3–11.
CALF. Offered in sacrifice, Mic. 6:6. Golden, made by Aaron, Ex. 32; Deut. 9:16; Neh. 9:18; Psa. 106:19; Acts 7:41.
Images of, set up in Beth-el and Dan by Jeroboam, 1 Kin. 12:28-33; 2 Kin. 10:29. Worshiped by Jehu, 2 Kin. 10:29. Prophecies against the golden calves at Beth-el, 1 Kin. 13:1-5,32; Jer. 48:13; Hos. 8:5,6; 10:5,6, 15; 13:2; Amos 3:14; 4:4; 8:14. Altars of, destroyed, 2 Kin. 23:4,15-20.
"Calves of the lips," a metaphor signifying worship, Hos. 14:2.
CALKERS, Ezek. 27:9,27.
CALL, PERSONAL: By Christ, Isa. 55:5; Rom. 1:6; by his Spirit, Rev. 22:17; by his works, Psa. 19:2,3; Rom. 1:20; by his ministers, Jer. 35:15; 2 Cor. 5:20; by his gospel, 2 Thess. 2:14. Is from darkness to light, i Pet. 2:9. Addressed to all, Isa. 45:22; Matt. 20:16. Most reject, Prov. 1:24: Matt 20:16. Effectual to saints, Psa. 110:3; Acts 13:48; 1 Cor. 1:24. Not to many wise, 1 Cor. 1:26.
To saints, is of grace, Gal. 1:6; 2 Tim. 1:9; according to the purpose of God, Rom. 8:28; 9:11,23,24, without repentance, Rom. 11:20; high, Phil. 3:14; holy, 2 Tim. 1:9; heavenly, Heb. 3:1; to fellowship with Christ, 1 Cor. 1:9; to holiness, 1 Thess. 4:7: to a prize, Phil. 3:14; to liberty, Gal. 5:13; to peace, 1 Cor. 7:15; Col. 3:15; to glory and virtue, 2 Pet. 1:3; to the eternal glory of Christ, 2 Thess. 2:14; 1 Pet. 5:10; to eternal life, 1 Tim. 6:12.
TO SPECIAL RELIGIOUS DUTY: OF ABRAHAM, Gen. 12:1. Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: 2. And I will make of thee a great nation, and CALEB. One of the two survivors of I will bless thee, and make thy name great ; the Israelites permitted to enter the land of and thou shalt be a blessing: 3. And I will promise, Num. 14:30,38; 26:63-65; 32:11-13; bless them that bless thee, and curse him Deut. 1:34-36; Josh. 14:6-15. Sent to Canaan that curseth thee: and in thee shall all famias a spy, Num. 13:6. Brings favorable re-lies of the earth be blessed.
CALL. TO SPECIAL RELIGIOUS DUTY.
Isa. 51:2. Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
Heb. 11:8. By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed;
MOSES: Ex. 3:2. And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 4. And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. 10. Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.
Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart. 15. And thou shalt speak unto him, and put words in his mouth: and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach you what ye shall do. 16. And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.
Psa. 105:26. He sent Moses his servant; and Aaron whom he had chosen.
Acts 7:34. I have seen, I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning, and am come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send thee into Egypt. 35. This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.
Ex. 4:1. And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. 2. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, Arod. 3. And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. 4. And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand: 5. That they may believe that the LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee. 6. And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow. 7. And he said, Put thine hand into thy bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again; and plucked it out of his bosom, and, behold, it was turned again as his other flesh. 8. And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign. 9. And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the ay land. 10. And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue. 11. And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD? 12. Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say. 13. And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send. 14. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and he said, Is not
Josh. 1:1. Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, 2. Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel. 3. Every place that
AARON AND HIS SONS: Ex. 4:14-16, see above, and Psa. 105:26.
Ex. 28:1. And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, er en Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
Heb. 5:4. And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God as was Aaron.
JOSHUA: Num. 27:18. And the LORD said unto Moses, Take thee Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay thine hand upon him; 19. And set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation; and give him a charge in their sight. 22. And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: 23. And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.
Deut. 31:14. And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thy days approach that thou must die: call Joshua, and present yourselves in the tabernacle of the congregation, that I may give him a charge. And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation.
23. And he gave Joshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them: and I will be with thee.
the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses. 4. From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast. 5. There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. 6. Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. 7. Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. 8. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. 9. Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
GIDEON: Judg. 6:11. And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the Abi-ezrite: and his son Gideon threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites. 12. And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him, and said unto him, The LORD is with thee, thou mighty man of valour. 13. And Gideon said unto him, O my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites. 14. And the LORD looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee? 15. And he said unto him, O my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I m the least in my father's house. 16. And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man.
8. And the LORD called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou didst call me. And Eli perceived that the LORD had called the child. 9. Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down: and it shall be, if he call thee, that thou shalt say, Speak, LORD; for thy servant heareth. So Samuel went and lay down in his place. 10. And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.
SOLOMON: 1 Chr. 28:6. And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.
10. Take heed now; for the LORD hath chosen thee to build an house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do it.
JEHU 2 Kin. 9:6. And he arose, and went into the house; and he poured the oil on his head, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I have anointed thee king over the people of the LORD, even over Israel. 7. And thou shalt smite the house of Ahab thy master, that I may avenge the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.
2 Chr. 22:7. And the destruction of Ahaziah was of God by coming to Joram: for when he was come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab.
CYRUS: Isa. 45:1. Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him: and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut; 2. I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron: 3. And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and the hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, whch call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. 4. For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.
AMOS: Amos 7:14. Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither as I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit: 15. And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.
SAMUEL: 1 Sam. 3:4. That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I. 5. And he ran unto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me. And he said, I called not; lie down again. And he went and lay down. 6. And the LORD called yet again, Samuel. And Samuel arose and went to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou didst call me. And he answered, I called not, my son; lie down again. 7. Now Samuel 20. And they straightway left their nets, did not yet know the LORD, neither was the and followed him. (Mark 1:16,17.] 21. And word of the LORD yet revealed unto him.going on from thence, he saw other two
APOSTLES: Matt. 4:18. And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 19. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
CALL.-To SPECIAL RELIGIOUS DUTY.
brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. 22. And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him. Mark 3:13-19; Luke 6:13-15.
Mark 2:14. And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphæus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him. Matt. 9:9; Luke 5:27.
John 15:16. Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain:
THE RICH YOUNG MAN: Mark 10:21. Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me. 22. And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.
PAUL: Acts 9:4. And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? 5. And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. 6. And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
15. But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel: 16. For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.
Acts 13:2. As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. 3. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Rom. 1:1. Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God. 1 Cor. 1:1; 2 Cor. 1:1; Gal. 1:1; Eph. 1:1; Col. 1:1; 1 Tim. 1:1; 2 Tim. 1:1. ALL WHO ARE CALLED OF GOD: Rom. 8:30. Moreover, whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
1 Cor. 1:2. Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place called upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both their's and our's: 9. God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
horted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children, 12. That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
2 Thess. 2:13. But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: 14. Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Tim. 1:9. Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,
Heb. 3:1. Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; 2. Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.
7. Wherefore as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice, 8. Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
1 Pet. 5:10. But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
2 Pet. 1:3. According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 10. Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
Jude 1. Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:
Rev. 17:14. These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
See MINISTERS, CALL OF; BACKSLIDERS; SEEKERS.
CALNEH, called also CANNEH and CALNO, a city of Assyria, Gen. 10:10; Isa. 10:9; Ezek. 27:23; Amos 6:2.
CALVARY, called also GOLGOTHA, place where Jesus was crucified, Matt. 27:33; Mark 15:22; Luke 23:33; John 19:17.
CAMEL, herds of, Gen. 12:16; 24:35; Gen. 30:43; 1 Sam. 30:17; 1 Chr. 27:30; Job. 1:3, 17; Isa. 60:6.
Docility of, Gen. 24:11. Uses of: For riding, Gen. 24:10,61,64; 31:17; posts, Esth. 8:10, 14; Jer. 2:23; drawing chariots, Isa. 21:7; for carrying burdens, Gen. 24:10; 37:25; 1 Kin. 10:2; 2 Kin. 8:9; 1 Chr. 12:40; Isa. 30:6; for cavalry, 1 Sam. 30:17; for milk, Gen. 32:15. Forbidden as food, Lev. 11:4. Hair of, made into cloth, Matt. 3:4; Mark 1:6.
24. But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
1 Thess. 2:11. As ye know how we ex