Chapter The wicked remove landmarks ; they steal away herds and pasture them. The asses of orphans they drive away; they take the widow 's ox for a pledge. They force the needy off the road ; all the poor of the land are driven into hiding.
Ishmael: His Hand Against Every Man
Spiritual Meaning of GENESIS
But as yet, the patriarch had no offspring. A decade rolled by and still no child blessed the home of Abram and Sarai. When Hagar conceived, she flaunted her proud condition before the barren Sarai. Within this general context, a number of remarkable prophecies were made regarding Ishmael and his descendants. Some consideration of these matters should be of interest to Bible students in these days of political conflict. Ishmael grew up, married an Egyptian woman, and begat twelve sons who became princes over their respective tribes Genesis ff — exactly as prophesied These people inhabited the territory between Havilah probably in NW Arabia and Shur near the Egyptian border , and were one of the several peoples who were the ancestors of the Arabians cf Genesis , ; ,
52. African Wild Ass
He will raise his fist against everyone, and everyone will be against him. Yes, he will live in open hostility against all his relatives. His hand will be against everyone, and everyone's hand will be against him; he will settle near all his relatives.
If you have been reading our recent articles, you will have noticed that we have been studying on what the Lord says about the coming spiritual Revival through Isaiah chapters 31 and This article will study the rise of spiritual "wild asses" in these latter days that was prophesied by the Lord in Isaiah Obviously, this passage was not added to Scripture by God to inform us that some old, run-down palaces in the Middle East would be full of wild asses. These words were written under the anointing of the Spirit, and even when they indeed had some sort of literal fulfillment, these words are the expression of principles and "jet streams" in the spiritual world that must be understood. These words apply to us, and to limit them to a mere prediction of literal historical events is an affront against Almighty God.