Bottles

  • First mention of, in Scripture.

    Genesis 21:14 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

  • Ancients often drank from.

    Habakkuk 2:15 Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!

  • USED FOR HOLDING
    • bottle (KJV Dictionary)

    • Water.

      Genesis 21:14-15 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba. 15 And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.

      Genesis 21:19 And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.

    • Milk.

      Judges 4:19 And he said unto her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink; for I am thirsty. And she opened a bottle of milk, and gave him drink, and covered him.

    • Wine.

      1 Samuel 1:24 And when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with three bullocks, and one ephah of flour, and a bottle of wine, and brought him unto the house of the LORD in Shiloh: and the child was young.

      1 Samuel 16:20 And Jesse took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.

    See BOTTLE in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

  • Some, made of earthenware.

    Jeremiah 19:1 Thus saith the LORD, Go and get a potter's earthen bottle, and take of the ancients of the people, and of the ancients of the priests;

  • MADE OF SKINS
    • Shrivelled and dried by smoke.

      Psalms 119:83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

    • Bible concordance for BOTTLE

    • Marred by age and use.

      Joshua 9:14 And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

      Joshua 9:13 And these bottles of wine, which we filled, were new; and, behold, they be rent: and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.

    • When old, unfit for holding new wine.

      Matthew 9:17 Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.

      Mark 2:22 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles.

    • Sometimes probably of large dimensions.

      1 Samuel 25:18 Then Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed, and five measures of parched corn, and an hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on asses.

      2 Samuel 16:1 And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.

    See Bottle in McClintock and Strong.

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the clouds.

      Job 38:37 Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,

    • Of God's remembrance.

      Psalms 56:8 Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?

    • Of sinners ripe for judgment.

      Jeremiah 13:12-14 Therefore thou shalt speak unto them this word; Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Every bottle shall be filled with wine: and they shall say unto thee, Do we not certainly know that every bottle shall be filled with wine? 13 Then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will fill all the inhabitants of this land, even the kings that sit upon David's throne, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, with drunkenness. 14 And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, saith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy them.

    • (Dried up,) of the afflicted.

      Psalms 119:83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

    • (Ready to burst,) of the impatient.

      Job 32:19 Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new bottles.

    • (Broken,) of severe judgments.

      Isaiah 30:14 And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.

      Jeremiah 19:10 Then shalt thou break the bottle in the sight of the men that go with thee,

      Jeremiah 48:12 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will send unto him wanderers, that shall cause him to wander, and shall empty his vessels, and break their bottles.

 
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