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What are the meanings of the biblical symbols used to describe the Holy Spirit?

QAWhat are the meanings of the biblical symbols used to describe the Holy Spirit?The Bible uses several symbols to describe the Holy Spirit. These symbols are not the Holy Spirit himself; they are simply references to the Holy Spirit’s work in and upon God’s people:  
  1. Wind—moving and renewing us (Jn 3:8; Acts 2:2; Ezek 37:9–10). 
  2. Fire—reviving our faith and refining us (Acts 2:3; Isa 4:4). 
  3. Water—giving spiritual life and abundance (Jn 7:38–39; 4:14). 
  4. Oil—spreading joy and God’s light (Heb 1:9; Mt 25:4). 
  5. Rain—sending blessing impartially and helping fruits grow (Mt 5:45; Zech 10:1; Hos 6:3; 10:12). 
  6. Dove—allowing goodness and peace (Mt 3:16; 10:16; Gen 8:11). 
  7. Seal—confirming authenticity and guaranteeing quality (Eph 1:13–14; 4:30; 2 Cor 1:22; 5:5–6; 2 Tim 2:19). 
  8. Sword—used to attack Satan and discern the truth (Eph 6:17; Gen 3:24; Heb 4:12). 
  9. Light—reproaching us when we live in sins and reminding us to live in the truth (Eph 1:18; 5:13–14). 

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