SPECIAL TOPIC: SALT

- used in preparing food (Job 6:6)

- used in preserving fish, meat, and pickling

- used as an antiseptic (rubbed on babies, Ezek. 16:4)

- used in sacrifices

  1. sacred incense (Exod. 30:35)
  2. shewbread
  3. animal offerings (Ezek. 43:24)
  4. meal offering (Lev. 2:13)

- used as covenant

  1. unbreakable
  2. in perpetuity
  3. Num. 18:19; 2 Chr. 13:5; Lev. 2:13

- used as a symbol of Christians

  1. Matt. 5:13 (positive)
  2. Matt. 5:13 (negative)

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