Explain the use of biblical reference in the poem On His Blindness

Explain the use of biblical reference in the poem On His Blindness

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  1. There are many Biblical references used in the poem On His Blindness:

    1. Mild Yoke: The word yoke is taken from Bible (Matthew) which means the will of God.
    2. They serve Him the best: They refers to angels of God.
    3. His state is Kingly: state refers to heaven.
    4. Thousands at His bidding speed: Angels move on the land and the ocean at unbelievable speed.
    5. They also serve who only stand and wait: Reference to the angels who remains standing still and wait for orders.

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