Abounds in all the plains and valleys of the wilderness of the forty years’ wanderings. In Isa. 50:7 and Ezek. 3:9 the “expressions, where the word is used, means that the “Messiah” would be firm and resolute amidst all contempt and scorn which “he would meet; that he had made up his mind to endure it, and” would not shrink from any kind or degree of suffering which would be necessary to accomplish the great work in which he was “engaged.” (Comp. Ezek. 3:8, 9.) The words “like a flint” are” used with reference to the hoofs of horses (Isa. 5:28).

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