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ILLUSTRATIONS

(Note centered heading below: Bible Illustrations)

analogies: be 257

Bible illustrations: it-1 1175-1178, 1184

architectural terms: it-1 161

how to understand: it-1 1176-1177

purposes: gt 43; it-1 1175-1176; w87 4/1 8-9

discussion: it-1 1174-1184

examples: w02 9/1 23

abandoning ship (one’s religion): w95 2/1 3

Adam and Eve began to die “in the day” of sinning as would a severed branch (Ge 5:5): g 6/06 29

angel became Devil like accountant who becomes thief: w11 3/1 21

attitudes and desires corrode as if by rust: w96 6/15 17, 19-20, 22

bad traits like rotten beams: w08 11/15 4

baptismal candidates like wood carved into basic shape: w08 11/15 3

being “born again” like non-native being adopted: w09 4/1 6, 10-11

benefits of discipline likened to way fruit matures: w07 3/1 19

Bible guidance like Marshallese stick charts: w06 10/1 32

Bible inspired as businessman might author letter: w12 6/15 26-27

Bible like a fruit tree: g 3/10 28-29

Bible like a user’s manual: w13 12/1 4-5

Bible reading like diet of heart-attack victim: w10 7/1 21

Bible reading like sea anchor: w00 8/15 32

Bible’s guidance like signposts: w98 10/1 32

Bible study like filling gas tank: w10 6/15 4-5

building up a family the way one builds a house: kl 140-141, 149

calling for help as if a stranded lamb: w02 3/1 16

change from Law Covenant to ‘law of Christ’ like change in nation’s constitution: w10 2/1 14

checking spirituality as if using pilot’s checklist: w13 3/15 13-14

choosing entertainment as if fruit: lv 62, 69-70

choosing reading material as if food: sg 20

Christendom like babysitter who neglects children to fix house: cf 186-187

Christian personalities like vehicles on road: kl 164

Christians like rough diamonds: w98 5/15 24-27

Christians like water-repellent diamonds: w95 12/15 27

communication like door, rusty or lubricated: w06 4/15 7

complaining spirit like tendency to rust: w06 7/15 16-17

confidence in Jehovah as in flight instruments: w96 5/1 21-24

conscience like navigational system: w01 11/1 3

conscience like warning lights: w05 10/1 14

control during stormy circumstances like a sailor’s: w08 7/15 31

coping with problems the way a tree bends in the wind: w01 2/1 28-29

cultivating fruitage of spirit as would a farmer: w10 3/15 15-16

death like a flame going out: w07 1/15 24; bh 59

dedication and baptism similar to marriage: w98 11/15 12

“deep things of God” like underwater coral reef: w07 11/1 27

deliverance from sin and death as from incurable disease: w09 9/15 25, 29

desire and greed likened to campfire and forest fire: w01 6/15 6

doubts creep in as through leaks: w96 5/1 22

drawing closer to Jehovah and spouse as if climbing a mountain: lv 121-123

elderly honored as is Lone Cypress (California, U.S.A.): w10 5/15 6-7

elders’ ministry like piece of music: w97 8/1 18

end of world like eviction of harmful tenants: w11 3/1 8-9

endurance and resignation likened to attitudes of two prisoners: cf 67

eternal life like abundance of air: w04 11/15 5-6

evaluating world’s attractions as one would clothes: w03 4/15 12-13

evidence of God in creation like footsteps behind a door: w12 7/1 5

expressing feelings as if tossing a ball: g01 1/8 10; kl 144

faith like water in desert: ia 206

false religion like neighborhood contamination: bh 154

false worship like counterfeit money: w08 2/15 19; bh 144-145

faults of friends like raspberry seeds: w00 12/1 22

field ministry and internal ministry like two wings on bird: w09 1/15 14-15

field ministry like rescue work: km 12/98 1

fight against sin like rowing upriver: w90 12/1 17

flowers that weather storms: w94 10/15 32

forgiving others like cleaning heirloom: jr 152-153

friends are like two people in a car: g05 7/22 21

getting through last days as if canoeing through rapids: w97 4/1 4-5

gift of speech to be used like gift of a car: lv 133

glory from men obscures glory from Jehovah as city lights obscure starlight: w13 2/15 26

God’s spirit like sun’s rays: g 7/06 15

God’s spirit produces fruit as does rain on an orchard: w03 7/1 6

gossip like scattering feathers: w11 7/15 19

growing to adulthood like ascending a stairway: g 4/08 27-28

helping an alcoholic (not giving in to family opposition): w95 10/1 9

helping one another as do elephants: w04 9/15 13

helping ourselves and others as if survivors of shipwreck: w97 1/15 22

holding to Jehovah’s guidance as a child does a father’s hand: g96 11/8 26-27

holiday origins as important as where piece of candy was found: bh 159

holy spirit like right wind for sailboat: w10 3/15 18

humans like damaged factory machines: w95 1/15 4-6

imperfections like bulges in tire: w07 2/15 28

imperfections like surface defects of house: w08 3/15 27

influences like ocean undercurrents: g02 11/22 13

inherited sin like a computer virus: ct 156-157

integrity like a mansion made of bricks of obedience: cf 65

integrity like plans for a house: w08 12/15 7

Jehovah, like a friend, does not ask us to carry loads too heavy: w09 8/15 19; lv 11-12

Jehovah, like a judge, has various aspects to his personality: w07 9/1 4-5

Jehovah, like a judge, is not cause of wrongdoers’ suffering: w03 9/1 11

Jehovah, like a parent, appreciates gifts of his servants: w07 2/1 17-18

Jehovah, like a parent, delights to see honesty: lv 160

Jehovah, like a parent, sees love in work offered: w05 12/1 12

Jehovah, like a parent, teaches us to walk: jd 133-134; w05 11/1 21; w05 11/15 28

Jehovah and Jesus in creation like architect and builder: cf 131

Jehovah feels about obedience as would a human father: cf 56

Jehovah handles issues as would a family head: w07 9/15 6; kl 75-76; rs 429

Jehovah handles issues as would a schoolteacher: bh 110-112

Jehovah looks for good qualities as if looking for gems: g 4/12 28

Jehovah looks for good qualities as if panning for gold: cl 245-246

Jehovah offers hand as would a father: w12 1/1 18

Jehovah offers hand as would a guide on a mountain trail: w04 12/15 17-18

Jehovah reaches purpose as traveler reaches destination: w11 5/15 21-22

Jehovah’s blessing like effect of wholesome food: w10 9/15 11

Jehovah’s perspective like seeing aerial view: w12 11/15 3

Jehovah’s standards like those of automobile maintenance: jd 87-88

Jehovah to restore mankind as if work of art: cl 246; w90 2/15 22

Jehovah uses foreknowledge as one would use ability to sing: cl 178

Jehovah uses foreknowledge as one would use recorded TV program: w11 1/1 14

Jesus commissions followers to make disciples as would a farmer hiring harvesters: cf 87-88

Jesus directs ministry as driver directs car: bt 127

Jesus fulfills Law as builder would fulfill contract: w10 2/1 13

Jesus like an archery instructor: w12 2/15 3

Jesus’ obedience under suffering like sword of hardened steel: cf 56-57

Jesus revealed Father to humans as transformer lowers voltage: w11 4/1 7

joy of ministry like providing for one’s family: w97 1/15 23-24

learning about God like learning about one’s boss: ol 5

learning “grammar” of Bible principles: w95 6/15 18-21, 23

learning to love like learning a new language: w99 2/15 18, 22-23

life cycle of humans like that of animals: w97 2/15 10-11

love, like a plant, needs nourishment and care: cf 132-133

love for Jehovah begins like an apple seed: bh 186-187

love of money like itch from mosquito bite: g 4/06 5

love within congregation like links in anchor chain: w07 1/1 9

loyalty sticks like burs on clothing: w05 9/1 4, 6-7

marriage, like automobile, lasts if maintained: w11 2/1 3

marriage like a decorated house: lv 130, 132

marriage like trapeze artists or figure-skating partners: w01 5/15 16

married couple like two gardeners of same plot: w11 11/1 14

materialistic pursuits like strangler fig: w04 9/15 12

meditating on Paradise like cleaning window having magnificent view: w06 10/1 28

mental permafrost: w93 8/15 15-16

modesty like little girl holding father’s hand in a storm: w03 8/15 22

money like a sharp knife: w10 11/15 5; yp2 155

money spending uncontrolled like driving blind: yp2 160-161

no disciple is made by one Christian as no plant is watered by one raindrop: w01 7/1 17

not handling differences like children: w00 8/15 24

not praying after sinning like lost pilot not contacting air traffic controllers: w06 9/1 30

one-parent family like rowboat with missing oarsman: yp2 210-211

overcoming obstacles to serving Jehovah like airplane taking off: w95 7/15 21-22, 24

parents compared to building contractor: w88 5/1 3-4

parents compared to pilot for ship captain: w04 10/15 20-24

parents raising children likened to archers shooting arrows: w13 8/15 17; w07 9/1 26, 30

passing over transgressions as if viewing them from an airplane: w99 10/15 15-16

personal differences like cracks in pavement: w08 11/15 17-18

playing violent or immoral electronic games like playing with radioactive waste: yp2 249-250

poor spiritual feeding like malnutrition: w01 7/1 19-21

praising Jehovah as one would a talented friend: w05 6/15 24-25

prayer like a door: g 11/08 26-28

prayer like claiming gift at a store: w06 9/1 27-28

putting on sweaters till not cold (praying till not scared): w95 10/1 18

races of mankind like bougainvillea flowers: w96 11/1 32

ransom like being rescued from mine: w08 3/1 3, 6-7

ransom like being rescued from sinking ship: cl 158, 161

ransom like benefactor relieving debt of victims of corrupt bank: w10 8/15 14

ransom like benefactor rescuing bankrupt factory: cl 143; w91 2/15 13

ransom like grandfather paying off son’s debt: rs 308

rejecting evil things as by reflex: w08 3/15 24

restoring mankind as one would a damaged house: w10 5/1 4-6

restoring relationships humbly as if going from mountaintop to valley: w96 9/15 23

Satan’s organization like subversive criminal organization: w10 11/15 24-26

searching for deserving ones as for keys: w94 9/15 18

searching for prospective disciples as for lost child: w07 11/15 25

seeking skillful direction as from a helmsman: w12 6/15 30

serving Jehovah with whole soul, heart, strength, as a slave might: cl 105

setting priorities like filling bucket with rocks and sand: yp2 294

sexual bounds of marriage like walls of city: w11 10/15 17

sinful state like archer who misses: w06 6/1 12-13

sin like disease too expensive to cure: w99 2/15 13

sin like disease with cure: w10 3/15 11-12

sin like grit in an engine: g 8/12 20

sin like terminal pandemic: w09 9/15 26

sin passed on like dent in baking pan: hl 9; bh 29; la 24; pe 74

sin passed on like spot on photocopies: g 1/06 8

spirit (life force) like electricity: bh 210-211; w01 7/15 5

spirit of world like poisonous gases in a mine: w08 9/15 20-22

spirit of world like radiation poisoning: w97 10/1 25-26

spirit of world like wind carrying seeds: w06 4/1 9

spiritual defenses like immune system: w05 1/1 23

spiritual growth like growth of a tree: w13 3/15 14-15

spiritual qualities like links in anchor chain: w12 2/1 30

spiritual routine like riding bicycle: w89 7/15 12

spiritual vision can blur like physical: w04 4/1 20-21

straying from Jehovah’s organization as into unsafe waters: w10 6/15 6

stripping off old personality the way a crab sheds its shell: g05 1/8 19

study without application like never seeding one’s garden: w05 4/15 27

superior authorities hold society together as stitches do a wound: kl 133-134

teaching disciples as if a driving instructor: w04 7/1 15-16

temptations like snares on dark path: kp 26

things in world like lures of fisherman: w13 8/15 26-27

time management like putting rocks and sand in bucket: w10 11/15 16

tomb like a drawer that only Jehovah can open: g 8/09 32

training children as if saplings: w96 12/1 10-15

training children like preparing, protecting, shooting arrows: w13 8/15 17; w08 4/1 13-16

Trinity like twins, not father and son: w98 5/15 22-23

true worship identifiable like genuine money: bh 144-145

truth like a little flower: w96 5/15 15

using thinking ability as would sailors: w02 8/15 21-24

walking in Jehovah’s paths as if hikers: w02 7/1 28-30

Watchtower Study comments like bouquet: w10 10/15 22-23

wicked world like uncharted wilderness: w11 12/15 14

wife like a Tiffany lotus lamp: w06 5/15 32

zeal weakened as if by replacing lightbulbs with dimmer ones: w12 4/15 16-17

experiences:

professor helped to see racial variety not bad: w89 11/1 15

finding illustrations: cf 121, 125-127; w02 9/1 23-24; w91 9/15 29-30

Greek words: w99 3/15 19; it-1 1174-1175

“parable” not equivalent: it-1 1174-1175

Isaiah’s use: si 123

James’ use: si 249; it-1 1184

Jehovah’s use: w94 9/15 27-28

Jesus’ use: cf 118-127; w02 9/1 13-18; be 242-246; cl 213-214; w94 10/1 6; w94 10/15 17; w94 11/1 15; sg 169; gt 43; w90 10/1 18; sh 238; si 190-191; it-1 1175-1178; it-2 70; w87 3/15 8-9; w87 4/1 8; w87 4/15 8-9

Jude’s use: si 262-263

Paul’s use: be 245; it-1 1184

similes: be 240

use in field ministry: w05 12/1 29; be 253-254; w99 3/15 19-20; w91 1/15 19-20

Bible studies: w04 3/15 18

use in giving counsel: w86 9/15 16-17

associations: w86 9/15 17

inactive publisher: w86 9/15 18

use in reaching hearts: w91 9/15 28-30

value of visual: w86 10/15 32

Bible Illustrations

adoption of anointed as sons (Ro 8): w05 12/1 29

bird protects chicks (Ps 91; Mt 23): w02 10/1 12

birds and lilies (Mt 6): w02 9/1 12-13; w95 9/15 32; w90 10/1 18-19

building a tower (Lu 14): w92 8/15 26-29; gt 84; w89 1/1 8

building with fire-resistant materials (1Co 3): w99 7/15 12-13; w98 11/1 8-15

camel through needle’s eye (Mt 19; Mr 10; Lu 18): w06 1/1 22; w04 5/15 30-31; w92 11/15 32; it-2 483-484, 805-806, 955; w86 6/15 8-10

“camel,” not “rope”: it-1 396; w87 12/1 31

children in the marketplace (Mt 11; Lu 7): gt 39; w87 1/15 24

choosing prominent places (Lu 14): lr 107-109; gt 83; w89 11/15 25; w88 12/15 8

Christian congregation like a body (1Co 12; Eph 4): w09 10/15 5; w02 11/15 9; w99 6/1 15; w97 10/15 14-15; w96 7/15 20

denarius paid to vineyard workers (Mt 20): w10 10/15 10-11; w07 5/1 30; w06 6/1 14-15; gt 97; w89 8/15 8-9; it-1 1182

doorkeeper watching for master’s return from abroad (Mr 13): w05 2/1 32; w03 1/1 19; it-1 899

dragnet (Mt 13): w12 8/1 20; w08 7/15 20-21; w92 6/15 17-22; gt 43; it-1 649, 1179; w87 4/15 9

understanding clarified (2008): w08 7/15 17, 20-21

eagles, trees, and vine (Eze 17): w07 7/1 12-13; w88 9/15 17-18; it-1 424; it-2 807

evil slave (Mt 24): w13 7/15 24; w04 3/1 13-14; w99 7/15 17

Antichrist includes: it-1 116

beats fellow slaves: it-1 273

collective group: it-1 806

understanding clarified (2013): w13 7/15 8, 20-25

faithful steward (Lu 12): w13 7/15 20; w09 6/15 20-21; w07 4/1 22-23; km 6/98 3-4; gt 78; w90 3/15 10-16; w88 10/1 9; it-1 805-806

appointed over master’s belongings: w08 1/15 24-25; w07 4/1 22-23; w04 3/1 12; w90 3/15 15-16, 19; it-2 1035

“food supplies at the proper time”: w90 3/15 15-16; it-1 499

faith like a ship (1Ti 1): w99 7/15 15-20

father’s willingness to give (Mt 7; Lu 11): w13 4/1 11; cf 114-115; w06 12/15 22-23; w02 9/1 12; w90 5/15 14-15

figs, good and bad (Jer 24): w13 3/15 8, 10; w94 3/1 13-17; w94 4/15 30; it-2 770

fine shepherd (Joh 10): cf 9-10, 124-125; w02 9/1 17-18; w95 2/1 9-12; w95 5/15 24; gt 80; w88 11/1 8-9; ws 11-12

fishers of men (Mt 4; Mr 1): w92 6/15 12-17

foundling nurtured to womanhood (Eze 16): w88 9/15 17

God’s field (1Co 3): w99 7/15 12

gold nose ring in snout of a pig (Pr 11): w02 7/15 29-30; yp 243-244; w87 5/15 29

grand evening meal (Lu 14): w10 4/15 26; gt 83; w88 12/15 8-9; it-1 1180

Greek games (1Co 9): bt 149; w92 8/1 13-18; w90 9/15 25

Jotham’s illustration of trees (Jg 9): w08 2/15 9; w96 5/15 13; it-1 362

king contemplating battle (Lu 14): gt 84; w89 1/1 8-9

Kingdom of the heavens: w96 2/1 17-20; gt 43; si 178, 184; w87 3/15 8-9; w87 4/1 8-9; w87 4/15 8-9

king who canceled large debt (Mt 18): w12 11/15 26-27; w07 9/15 29; w05 3/15 6; w04 2/1 15; lr 77-81; w02 9/1 14; w97 12/1 15, 20; w91 8/15 21; gt 64; si 179; w88 3/1 8-9; it-1 601, 1179

jailers: it-1 1250

monetary equivalents: w94 10/15 25

understanding clarified (2008): w08 7/15 17, 19

lost drachma coin (Lu 15): w12 12/1 21; w03 2/1 14-15, 17-18; w91 4/15 18-19; gt 85; w89 1/15 8-9; it-1 1181

value of coin: w12 12/1 21; it-2 427

lost sheep (Mt 18; Lu 15): w12 4/15 5; w08 2/1 10; w03 2/1 14-17; lr 162-164; w91 4/15 18-19; gt 63, 85; w89 1/15 8; w88 2/15 9; it-1 1180-1181

man casting seed (Mr 4): w08 7/15 14-16

marriage feast (Mt 22): gt 107; w90 1/15 8-9; it-1 1183

those first invited: it-2 485

three calls for guests to come: w08 1/15 31

treatment of king’s slaves: it-1 89

minas (Lu 19): w93 5/1 14; w92 3/15 6; gt 100; w89 10/1 8-9; it-1 1182

ascertaining gains: w90 3/15 15

bank: it-1 248

murderous cultivators of vineyard (Mt 21; Mr 12; Lu 20): ip-1 76-77; gt 106; w90 1/1 8-9; w88 6/1 12; it-1 89, 1183

proof against Trinity: ti 17

mustard grain (Mt 13; Mr 4; Lu 13): w08 7/15 17-19, 21; g96 8/8 22-23; it-1 1179

birds lodging in grown plant: w08 7/15 18-19

“tiniest of all the seeds”: g96 8/8 22; gt 43; it-2 454; w87 3/15 9

understanding clarified (2008): w08 7/15 17-19

narrow door (Lu 13): gt 82; w88 12/1 8

neighborly Samaritan (Lu 10): w07 9/15 26; w07 10/1 5; my 95; lr 82-86; w02 9/1 4-5, 15; cl 214-215; w01 1/1 14; w98 7/1 30-31; w96 3/15 21-22; w91 8/15 20-21; gt 73; w88 7/15 24-25; it-1 1179-1180; it-2 490-491; g86 1/22 7-8

ethnic differences: g 8/09 7-8; w93 9/15 3-4

inn: w98 7/1 30; it-1 1201

oil and wine on man’s wounds: w12 8/1 26; w89 11/15 25

road from Jerusalem to Jericho: cf 122-123; w02 9/1 16-17; w98 7/1 30; it-1 54

new wine, old wineskins (Mt 9; Mr 2; Lu 5): w10 3/1 15; gt 28; w89 7/15 25; it-2 1189; w86 6/1 9

pearl of high value (Mt 13): w05 2/1 8-18; w93 5/1 32; w91 1/15 19-20; gt 43; it-1 1179; it-2 594; w87 4/15 8-9

pearls before swine (Mt 7): gt 35; it-2 594, 1049; w86 11/15 8

persistent friend (Lu 11): w13 4/1 11; w06 12/15 20-22; w02 9/1 12; gt 74; w90 5/15 13-14; w88 8/1 9; it-1 1180

Pharisee and tax collector (Lu 18): w12 5/15 28; w10 10/15 8-9; lr 112-116; gt 94; w89 7/1 8-9; w88 4/15 14; it-1 1182; w87 7/15 10

fasting twice a week: w89 11/15 25

power of Christ protects as would a tent (2Co 12:9): w08 6/15 6; w06 12/15 24

prodigal son (Lu 15): w02 9/1 14-15; w98 10/1 9-17; w97 9/1 30-31; g95 1/8 19-21; w91 4/15 19; gt 86; w89 2/1 8-9; w89 2/15 16-17; w88 1/15 21-23; it-1 1181

attitude upon return: w90 2/15 23

herds swine: it-2 1049

similarity to God’s dealings with mankind: g86 2/22 9-10

putting hand to plow and looking at things behind (Lu 9): w12 3/15 25-26; w12 4/15 15-16; w92 5/1 20-21; gt 65; w88 3/15 25; it-2 649

refiner (Mal 3): w87 6/15 10-11, 16-17

lesson taught: w86 7/15 31

“they” who demanded the man’s soul: w86 7/15 31

rich man and Lazarus (Lu 16): gt 88; si 191; w89 3/15 8-9; w89 4/1 24-25; pe 88-89; rs 174-175; it-1 1181; it-2 226

bosom position of Abraham: it-1 356-357

Hades: it-1 1016

Lazarus a beggar: it-1 279

rich man takes poor man’s sheep (2Sa 12): w12 2/15 23-24

seeds sown illustrate resurrection (1Co 15): w98 7/1 19-20

sewing unshrunk cloth on old garment (Mr 2): it-2 904

sheep and goats (Mt 25): w13 7/15 6-7; w10 9/15 28-29; w99 5/1 13; rq 13; w95 10/15 18-28; w93 5/1 19-20; jv 163-164; gt 111; w90 5/15 8-9; w89 9/1 19-20; it-1 1183-1184; w87 3/1 29; w87 5/15 12-13; tp 82

characteristics of each: w89 5/1 19

goats: w95 10/15 26-27; it-1 617

judgment: w97 2/15 29; w95 10/15 22-23, 25-28; w87 3/1 29

separation: w97 7/1 30-31; w95 10/15 22-23, 27-28; w88 1/1 16-18; w88 5/1 14

sheep gain “everlasting life”: w09 8/15 8-9

sheep termed “righteous ones”: w95 10/15 25-26; it-1 606

understanding clarified (1884): w95 2/1 12

understanding clarified (1923): re 120; w95 2/1 12; w95 5/15 18

understanding clarified (1995): w13 7/15 6; w97 7/1 30-31; w95 10/15 18-24, 26-28

sinners are attached to sin as draft animals are to a wagon (Isa 5:18): ip-1 82-83

slave getting in from the field (Lu 17): w12 12/15 10-11; w05 3/15 18-19; gt 89; w89 4/15 24; it-1 1181

slaves presenting themselves to righteousness (Ro 6): w05 12/1 29

slaves watching for master’s return from marriage (Lu 12): w04 10/1 21-22; w03 1/1 18; w00 1/15 11; gt 78; w88 10/1 8-9

sower (Mt 13; Mr 4; Lu 8): w08 7/15 12-14; w03 2/1 8-13; w99 11/1 15-17; w96 2/1 17-18; w92 12/15 6; gt 43; it-1 1178; w87 3/15 8-9; w87 4/1 8

seed: w99 11/1 16; it-2 1014

seeds falling along road: it-1 830

seeds sown in fine soil: od 117-118; w03 2/1 20-23; wt 107; w97 10/15 14

strain out gnat, gulp down camel (Mt 23): w02 9/1 11

talents (Mt 25): w12 8/1 28-29; w12 9/15 23, 25-27; w10 7/15 17-18; w04 3/1 15-18; w04 10/1 22-23; w99 5/1 22-23; gt 111; w90 5/1 8-9; it-1 1183; w87 2/1 17-18; ws 56-58, 60-72

abilities of slaves considered: w10 7/15 18; w95 6/15 17-18

settling accounts: w90 3/15 12-14; w87 8/1 16-17

ten virgins (Mt 25): w12 9/15 23, 25-26; w07 9/1 31; re 56; w04 3/1 14-15, 17-18; w99 5/1 21-22; gt 111; w90 4/15 8-9; it-1 1183; ws 38-44, 46-55

bridegroom arrives (Mt 25:10): w13 7/15 7-8

Israelite wedding customs: it-2 341

treasure hidden in a field (Mt 13): gt 43; it-1 1179; w87 4/15 8-9

triumphal procession (2Co 2): w10 8/1 23; it-2 1129

two children (Mt 21): fy 76-77; w94 3/1 28-29; gt 106; w90 1/1 8; it-1 1182

two debtors (Lu 7): w10 8/15 6; gt 40; it-1 601, 1178; w87 2/1 9

two sticks (Eze 37): w88 9/15 25

unclean spirit returns (Mt 12): gt 42; w87 3/1 8-9

unrighteous steward (Lu 16): gt 87; w89 3/1 8-9; it-1 1181

wheat and weeds (Mt 13): w13 7/15 9-14, 18-19; w10 3/15 19-23; rk 24-25; g 2/07 7-9; re 188, 208-209; w04 2/15 5-6; w03 9/1 5-6; w02 9/1 16; w95 4/15 6; w93 11/1 32; gt 43; gm 26-27; it-1 1178; it-2 1014; w87 3/15 9; w87 4/15 8

conclusion of system of things: w10 3/15 21-22; w94 4/15 11; it-2 1056

separation during harvest: w13 7/15 12; w10 3/15 21-23; g 2/07 8-9; wt 178-182; w97 7/1 31

slaves of master: w13 7/15 10

understanding clarified (2013): w13 7/15 13-14

wheat during centuries of apostasy: w13 7/15 10; w12 1/15 7-8; w12 4/15 32; w10 3/15 21; re 31, 57; w00 10/15 25-26, 30; w94 5/1 23-24; jv 44

wheat grain that dies, then produces fruit (Joh 12): gt 103; w89 11/15 8-9

widemouthed cooking pot (Jer 1:13): jr 14-15

widemouthed cooking pot (Eze 11, 24): w88 9/15 15, 21

widow and judge (Lu 18): w06 12/15 25-29; gt 94; w89 3/1 29; w89 7/1 8; it-1 1182; it-2 1149

widow’s mite (Mr 12; Lu 21): w09 7/15 29; yp2 166; w07 2/1 17-18; w04 11/1 19, 23; lr 96; cl 184-185; ct 151; w97 10/15 16-17; w89 10/15 31; w88 7/1 12; w87 12/1 28-30

wife “a weaker vessel” (1Pe 3:7): w06 5/15 32

wild vine (Eze 15): w88 9/15 17

word pictures: w09 5/1 13-15

young child exemplifies humility (Mt 18; Mr 9; Lu 9): w12 11/15 15; w08 3/15 4; w07 2/1 8-10; w05 10/15 28; lr 12; gt 62; w88 2/1 9