Unicorn

  • Generally had a single horn.

    Psalms 92:10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

  • Sometimes found with two horns.

    Deuteronomy 33:17 His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • unicorn (KJV Dictionary)

    • Intractable in disposition.

      Job 39:9-10 Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib? 10 Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

      Job 39:12 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn?

    • Of vast strength.

      Job 39:11 Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labour to him?

    See UNICORN in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

  • The young of, remarkable for agility.

    Psalms 29:6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of God as the strength of Israel.

      Numbers 23:22 God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn.

      Numbers 24:8 God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.

    • See Unicorn in McClintock and Strong.

    • Of the wicked.

      Isaiah 34:7 And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.

    • (Horns of,) of the strength of the descendants of Joseph.

      Deuteronomy 33:17 His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

    • (Horns of,) of the strength of powerful enemies.

      Psalms 22:21 Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.

    • (The position of its horns,) of the exaltation of saints.

      Psalms 92:10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

 
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