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rock

Hebrew: tsur)

employed as a symbol of God in the Old Testament (1 Samuel 2:2; 2 Sam. 22:3; Isa. 17:10; Psalms 28:1; 31:2-3; 89:26; 95:1); also in the New Testament (Matt. 16:18; Rom. 9:33; 1 Cor. 10:4)

In Dan. 2:45 the Chaldaic form of the Hebrew word is translated “mountain.” It ought to be translated “rock,” as in Hab. 1:12 in the Revised Version.

The “rock” from which the stone is cut there signifies the divine origin of Christ.

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