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Genesis 24:22 (c) The jewelry given to Rebecca is a picture and a type of the blessings which GOD gives in this present world through the Holy Spirit, a sample of the greater riches that a wait us when we actually meet the Lord face to face. The Holy Spirit gives us samples of joy, peace, rest, zeal, vision and divine understanding, so that we too may be drawn to that unseen Lord with whom we shall spend eternity.

Proverbs 25:12 (a) This is a type of an ear that accepts reproof and instructions from another, and is glad to have constructive criticisms about his ways.

Ezekiel 16:12 (a) We learn from this that the Lord gave His people ears that love to hear His voice, and desire to know His Word and to obey His will. This is described as ornaments of the ears.

Hosea 2:13 (a) The figure is used here to describe those who make themselves attractive to the world and to GOD's enemies, and turn their affections to those things and those people who do not love the Lord, nor want His presence.


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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Earring'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wdt/e/earring.html. 1957.

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