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Genesis 41:20 (a) This is a type of the seven prosperous and fruitful years which were to precede the seven years of drought and dearth.

Genesis 49:20 (a) What Asher appropriated, received and enjoyed was for his blessing and profit. Because of this that which he gave out to others was profitable and helpful to them. The lesson for us is that if we would give out that which brings joy, gladness and help to others, we must ourselves feed on the Living Bread, and drink the Living Water.

Leviticus 3:16 (c) This may be taken as a type of the rich blessings of life, health, money, gifts and talents which may be the portion of a Christian. All these should be recognized as gifts belonging to the Lord and Saviour, and not used or appropriated for ourselves.

Deuteronomy 32:15 (b) This word is used to express the fact that when Israel (Jeshurun) became powerful with a great army, then they rebelled against GOD, kicked over the traces, and began living a life of rebellion. (See Deuteronomy 31:20; Proverbs 13:4; Proverbs 15:30; Proverbs 28:25).

1 Samuel 2:29 (a) These wicked sons were making themselves rich and wealthy by taking that which belonged to the Lord because it had been dedicated to the Lord. They were stealing from GOD. (See Psalm 22:29).

2 Samuel 1:22 (b) Jonathan conquered the power of the enemy though they were great, strong, mighty and wealthy. (See also Isaiah 5:17).

Isaiah 6:10 (a) This is a type or a picture of a good thing in a wrong place. Fat in or on or around the heart hinders its beating, and its proper operation. So when one's riches, power and position control the heart and life, that person is hindered in his service for and devotion to the Lord.

Isaiah 34:6 (a) Here we find a type of the success of GOD's avenging hand in destroying the land and the people who rebelled against Him.

Isaiah 58:11 (a) This is a beautiful type of the goodness of the great GOD of Heaven in enriching the lives of those who walk with Him, and obey His Word. (See also Genesis 45:18).

Ezekiel 34:14 (a) This is a figure of the blessing of GOD upon the fields, the homes, the business and the lives of those who love Him, walk with Him, and obey Him. (See also Numbers 13:20; Nehemiah 8:10; Nehemiah 9:25; Isaiah 25:6; Isaiah 28:1; Isaiah 30:23).


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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Fat'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wdt/f/fat.html. 1957.

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