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Anthropomorphisms

Anthropomorphisms [NAVE]

ANTHROPOMORPHISMS, figures of speech, which attribute human forms, acts, and affections to God.
Miscellaneous Figures
Gen. 2:2, 3 [Ex. 31:17.] Gen. 2:19; Gen. 6:6 Ex. 32:14; Judg. 2:18; 1 Sam. 15:35; 2 Sam. 24:16; 1 Chr. 21:15; Psa. 106:45; Jer. 26:19; Amos 7:3. Gen. 9:16; Gen. 11:5, 7 Num. 11:25. Gen. 18:17-19, 21, 33; Gen. 19:29; Gen. 22:12; Gen. 28:13; Gen. 35:13; Ex. 2:24; Ex. 3:8; Ex. 14:24; Ex. 20:5; Psa. 31:2; Psa. 33:6; Psa. 35:1-3; Psa. 36:7; Psa. 57:1; Psa. 68:17; Psa. 94:9; Psa. 1221:4; Isa. 1:15; Ezek. 1:24, 28; Hab. 1:13; 1 Pet. 3:12
Intellectual Faculties Attributed to Deity:
Memory, Isa. 43:26; 63:11; assisted by tokens, Gen. 9:16.
Reason, Isa. 1:18.
Understanding, Psa. 147:5.
Will, Rom. 9:19.
Miscellaneous Acts and States of Mind Attributed to:
Walking, Gen. 3:8; Lev. 26:12; Deut. 23:14; Job 22:14; Hab. 3:15; resting, Gen. 2:2, 3; Ex. 20:11; 31:17; Deut. 5:14; Heb. 4:4, 10; does not grow tired, Isa. 40:28; amazement, Isa. 59:16; 63:5; Mark 6:6; laughing, Psa. 2:4; 37:13; 59:8; Prov. 1:26; sleeping, Psa. 44:23; 78:65; grieved, Gen. 6:6; Judg. 10:16; Psa. 95:10; Heb. 3:10, 17.
Oaths, Isa. 62:8; Heb. 6:16, 17; 7:21, 28.
See: Oaths. (For various additional anthropomorphic expressions and terms, see Figurative, under the following topics: Arm; Ear; Eye; Hand; see also Anger of God; Arrow; Footstool; Hatred of God; Jealousy; Scepter; Sword; Throne, and such other terms as are used for anthropomorphic purposes. For a more extended exemplification of anthropomorphic expressions, consult concordances under the terms above cited, and under various grammatical forms of the verbs Hate; Hear; Repent; See; Smell; Talk; Walk, etc.) See also Anger of God.


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