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the place of the Nethînims, and of forth of the commandment to re-princes of Judah upon the wall the merchants, over against the store and to build Jerusalem unto and appointed two great com. gate Miphkad, and to the going up the Messiah the Prince shall be panics of them that gave thanks, of tho corner. And between the seven weeks, and threescore and achcreof one went on the right going up of the corner unto the two weeks; the street shall be hand upon the wall toward the sheep gate repaired the fold-built again, and the wall, even in dung gate: And after them went smiths and the merchants. troublous times.

Hoshaiah, and half of the princes of Neh. iv, 10. And Judah sald, Amos ix, 11, 14. In that day will I

Judah, And Azariah, Ezra, and The strength of the bearers of raise up the tabernacle of David

Meshullam, Judah, and Benjaburdens is decayed, and there is that is fallen, and close up the

min, and Shemaiah, and Jeremiah, much rubbish; so that we are not

And certain of the priests' sons breaches thereof; and I will raise able to build the wall.

with trumpets, namely, Zechariah up his ruins, and I will build it as

the son of Jonathan, the son of Isa. xlv, 13. I have raised him

in the days of old. And I will bring
again the captivity of my people

Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, up in righteousness, and I will

the son of Michaiah, the son of direct all his ways; he shall build of Israel, and they shall build the

| Zaccur, the son of Asaph: And my city, and he shall let go my waste cities, and inhabit them:

his and they shall plant vineyards and captives, not for price nor reward,

brethren, Shemaiah, and saith the Lord of hosts. drink the wine thereof; they shall

Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Mtai,

Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, also make gardens, and eat the Isa, lviii, 12. And they that shall fruit of them.

with the musical instruments of

David the man of God, and Ezra be of thee shall build the old

the scribe before thein, And at waste places: thou shalt. raise up

DEDICATION OF A REBUILT the fountain gate, which was over the foundations of many genera

against them, they went up by tions; and thou shalt be called,

CITY. The repairer of the breach, The

the stairs of the city of David, at

Neh. xii, 27-38, 40-42. And at the the going up of the wall, above restorer of paths to dwell in.

dedication of the wall of Jerusa- the house of David, even unto the 7sa. Ixi, 4. And they shall build lem they sought the Levites out water gate eastward. And the the old wastes, they shall raise up of all their places, to bring them other company of them that gave the former desolation3, and they to Jerusalem, to keep the dedica-thanks went over against them, shall repair the waste cities, the tion with

tion with gladness. both with I and I after

gladness, both with and I after them, and the half of desolations of many generations. thanksgivings, and with singing the people upon the wall, from Ezek. xxxvi, 35, 36. And they

with cymbals, psalteries, and with beyond the tower of the furnaces shall say, This land that was de

harps. And the sons of the even unto the broad wall; So solate, is become like the garden of

singers gathered themselves to-stood the two companies of them Eden: and the waste and delgetner, both out of the plain that gave thanks in the house of

God, and I, and the half of the Bolate and ruined cities are be-/ country round about Jerusalem. I

S and from the villages of Neto- rulers with me: And the priests, come fenced, and are inhabited. and from the villages or Neto

phathi; Then the heathen that are left

Also from the house of Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, round about you shall know that

Gilgal, and out of the fields of Michaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, I the LORD build the ruined

Geba' and Azmaveth; for the and lIananiah, with trumpets; places, and plant that that was

singers had builded them villages And Maaseial, and Shemaiah, desolate: I the LORD have spoken

round about Jerusalem. And and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehoit, and I will do it.

the priests and the Levites puri hanan, and Malchijah, and Elam,

fied themselves, and purified the and Ezer. And the singers sang Dan. ix, 25. Know therefore and people, and the gates, and the loud, with Jezrahiah their overunderstand, that from the going / wall. Then I brought up the seer.

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THE MUSTER. | number of them that lapped, , assembly. For the people were

putting their hand to their mouth, numbered, and, behold, there were

were three hundred men: but all / none of the inhabitants of JabeshNum. xxxi, 1-5. And the LORD

the rest of the people bowed down gilead there. And the congregaspake unto Moses, saying. Avenge upon their knees to drink water. I tion sent th

| upon their knees to drink water. I tion sent thither twelve thousand the children of Israel of the Mid-And the LORD said unto Gideon, men of the valiantest, and comianites: afterward shalt thou be | By the three hundred men that manded them, saying, Go and gathered unto thy people. And

| lapped will I save you, and deliver smite the inhabitants of JabeshMoses spake unto the people, the Midianites into thine hand: gilead with the edge of the sword, saying, Arm some of yourselves J and let all the other people go with the women and the children. unto the war, and let them go every man unto his place. So the against the Midianites, and avenge

I people took victuals in their UNDER THE KINGS. the LORD of Midian. Of every band, and their trumpets: and he 1 Sam. xi, 4-8. Then came the tribe a thousand, throughout all sent all the rest of Israel every messengers to Gibeah of Saul, and the tribes of Israel, shall ye send man unto his tent, and retained

told the tidings in the ears of the to the war. So there were de those three hundred men, and the livered out of the thousands of host of Midian was beneath him

people: and all the people lifted Israel, a thousand of every tribe, in the valley,

up their voices, and wept. And,

behold, Saul came after the herd twelve thousand armed for war.

out of the field; and Saul said, BY COMMAND OF THE What aiicth the people that they UNDER EHUD.

STATES' GENERAL. Woep? And they told him the Judges iii, 27. And it came to

tidings of the men of Jabesh. And pass, when he was come, that he Judges xx, 1, 2, 8-11, 15, 17. Then

the spirit of God came upon Saul blew a trumpet in the mountain of all the children of Israel went out.

i when he heard those tidings, and Ephraim, and the children of and the congregation was gather

his anger was kindled greatly. Israel went down with him from ed together as one man, from Dan

And he took a yoke of oxen, and the mount, and he before them. even to Beer-sheba, with the land

hewed them in pieces, and sent of Gilead, unto the LORD in Miz.

them throughout all the coasts of peh. And the chief of all the UNDER GIDEON.

Israel by the hands of messengers, people, even of all the tribes of Judges vi, 35. And he sent meg. Israel, presented themselves in

saying, Whosoever cometh not sengers throughout all Manasseh; the assembly of the people of God,

forth after Saul and after Samuel, who also was gathered after him:

so shall it be done unto his oxen. four hundred thousand footmen and he sent messengers unto that drew sword. And all the

And the fear of the LORD fell on Asher, and unto Zebulun, and un- people arose as one man, saying,

the people, and they came out to Naphtali; and they came up to We will not any of us go to his

with one consent. And when he meet them.

numbered them in Bezek, the tent, neither will we any of us

children of Israel were three hunJudges vii, 1-4, 6-8. Then turn into his honse. But now this

dred thousand, and the men of Jernbbaal, who is Gideon, and shall be the thing which we will

Judah thirty thousand. all the people that were with him, do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot rose up early, and pitched beside against it; And we will take ten! 1 Chron. xii. 23-39. And these the well of Harod: so that the host men of an hundred throughout all are the numbers of the bands that of the Midianites were on the the tribes of Israel, and an hun- were ready armed to the war, and north side of them, by the hill of dred of a thousand, and a thou came to David to Hebron, to turn Moreh, in the valley. And the sand out of ten thousand, to fetch the kingdom of Saul to him, acLORD said unto Gideon, The peo

victuals for the people, that they cording to the word of the LORD. ple that are with them are too may do, when they come to The children of Judah that bare many for me to give the Midian- Gibeah of Benjamin, according to shield and spear were six thousand ites into their hands, lest Israel all the folly that they have and eight hundred, ready armed vaunt themselves against me, wrought in Israel. So all the to the war. Of the children of saying, Mine own hand hath say men of Israel were gathered Simeon, mighty men of valour for ed me. Now therefore Go to. against the city, knit together as the war. seven thousand and one proclaim in the ears of the people, ono man. And the children or hundred. O

ono man. And the children of hundred. Of the childreu of Levi saying. Whosoever is fearful and ! Benjamin were numbered at that four thousand and six hundred. afraid, let him return and depart time out of the cities twenty and And Jehoiada was the leader of early from mount Gilead. And six thousand men that drew sword, the Aaronites, and with him were there returned of the people beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, I three thousand and seven huntwenty and two thousand; and which were numbered seven hun- dred; And Zadok, a young man, there remained ten thousand.dred chosen men. And the men mighty of valour, and of his father's And the LORD said unto Gideon, of Israel, beside Benjamin, were house twenty and two captains. The people are yet too many; numbered four hundred thousand And of the children of Benjamin, bring them down unto the water, men that drew sword: all these the kindred of Saul, three thouand I will try them for thee there were men of war.

sand: for hitherto the greatest and it shall be, that of whom I say Judoes xxi. 8-10. And they part of them had kept the ward 3 unto thee. This shall go with said, What one is there of the the house of saul. And of the thee, the same shall go with thee; tribes of Israel that came not up children of Ephraim twenty thou and of whomsoever I say unto to Mizpeh to the LORD? And, be

sand and eight hundred, mighty thee. This shall not go with thee, hold, there came none to the

men of valour, famous throughout the same shall not go. And the camp from Jabesh - gilead to the the house of their fathers. And

thing which 10w this children of Isr

children of Israel, as Moses roes upon the mon

as went forth famil, Asher, suche

of the hall tribe of Manasseh 1 Renben, and the Gadites, and hall Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty eighteen thousand, which were the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant man among the thirty, and over expressed by name, to come and men, men able to bear buckler | the thirty; and Jeretniah, and inike David king. And of the and sword, and to shoot with bow, Jahaziel, and Johanan, and Josichildren of Issachar, which were and skilful in war, were four and bad the Gederatlite. Eluzai, and men that had understanding of the forty thousand seven hundred and | Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and SheTimes, to know what Israel ought threescore, that went out to the mariah, and Shephatiah the Harto do; the heads of them were two war.

uphite. Elkanah, and Jesiah, and hundred; and all their brethren


Azareel, and Joezer, and Jashonere at their commandment. Of

Gen, xiv, 14. And when Abram

beam, the Korhites, And Joeluh, Zebulun, such as went forth to heard that his brother was taken

and Zebadiah, the sons ot Jero. battle, expert in war, with all incaptive, he armed his trained

ham of Gedor. And of the Gadrtruments of war, fifty thousand, servants, born in his own house,

ites there separated themselves hich could keep rank: they were three hundred and eighteen, and

unto David into the hold to the not of double heart. And of pursued them unto Din.

wilderness men of might and men Naphtall a thousand captains, and

of war fit for the battle, thit

Josh. iv, 12, 13. And the chilwith them with shield and spear

could handle shield and buckler, thirty and seven thousand. And dren of Reuben, and the children

whose faces were like the faces of of the Danites expert in war of Gad, and half the tribe of Ma

lions, and were as swift us the twenty and eight thousand and nasseh, passed over armed before

roes upon tho mountains; Ezer six hundred. And of Asher, such

the first, Obadiah the second, als went forth to battle, expert in spake unto them: About forty

Eliab the third, Mishmannah the war, forty thousand. And on the thousand prepared for war passed

fourth Jeremiah the fifth, Attai other side of Jordan, of the Rettover before the Lord unto battle,

the sixth, Eliel the seventh. Jobenites, and the Gadites, and of to the plains of Jericho.

hanan the eighth, Elzabad the tuo half tribe of Manasseh, with Judges ix, 4. And they gave ninth, Jeremiah the tenth, all manner of instruments of war him threescore and ten pieces of Machbanai the eleventh. These for the battle, an hundred and

were of the sons of Gad, captains twenty thousand. All these men

of the host: one of the least is of war, that could keep rank, came hired' vain and light persons, I over a hundred, and the greatest with a perfect heart to Hebron, to which followed him.

over a thousand. These are they make David king over all Israel:

that went over Jordan in the first and all the rest also of Israel were from thence of the family of the month, when it had overtown of one heart to make David king. Danites, out of Zorah and out of all his banks; and they put to And there they were with David Eshtaol. six hundred men ap- flight all them of the valleys, both

ting and drinking: pointed with weapons of war. toward the east, and toward the for their brethren had prepared

west. And there camo of the

1 Sam. xvii, 13, 14. And the for them.

children of Benjamin and Judah three eldest sons of Jesse went 1 Sam. xv. 4.5. And Saul gathered and followed Saul to the battle: | David went out to meet then,

to the hold unto Divid. And the people together, and number and the names of his three sons and

e sons and answered and suid unto ed them in Telaim, two hundred that went to the battle were Eliab

them, If ye become peaceably thousand footmen, and ten thou the firstborn, and next unto him sand men of Judah. And Soul Abinadab, and the third Sham

unto me to help me, mine heart

shall be knit unto you; but if ye came to a city of Amalek, and laid mah. And David was the young

be come to betray me to mine wait in the Valley. est: and the three eldest followed

enemies, seeing there is no wrong 1 Kin. xii, 21. And when Reho-Sul,

in mine hands, the God of our boam was come to Jerusalem, he1 Sam. xxii, 2. And every one fathers look thereon, and rebuke assembled all the house of Judah, that was in distress and every one | it. Then the spirit came upon with the tribe of Benjamin, an that was in debt, and every one Amasai, who was chief of the caphundred and fourscore thousand that was discontented, rathered tains, and he said. Thine are re, chosen men, which were warriors, themselves into him; and he be- | David, and on thy side, thou son to fight against the house of Israel, came a captain over them: and

of Jesse: peace, peace be into to bring the kingdom again to there were with him about four thee, and peace be to thinc helpers; Rehobojm the son of Solomon. hundred men.

for thy God helpeth thee. Then 2 Sam. xv. 11. And with Absalom

David received them, and made 1 Kin. xx, 13-15. And, behold,

them captains of the band. And there came a prophet unto Ahab went two hundred men out of

there fell some of Manasseh to king of Israel, saying, Thus saith Jerusalem, that were called; and

David, when he came with the the LORD, thou seen all this they went in their simplicity, and

Philistines against Saul to battle: great multitude? behold, I will de- they knew not any thing

but they helped them not: for the liver it into thine hand this day;

1 Chron. xii, 1-22. Now these lords of the Philistines upon adand thou shalt know that I am the

are they that came to David to visement sent him away, saying, Lord. And Ahab said, By whom?

Ziklag, while he yet kept himself He will fall to his master Saul to Anl he said, Thus saith the LORD,

close beaiuse of Saul the son of the jeopardy of our heads. As he Eren by the young men of the

Kish: and they were among the went to Ziklag, there fell to him princes of the provinces. Then

mighty men, helpers of the war. of Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad, he said, Who shall order the

They were armed with bows, and and Jediael, and Michael, and battle? An I he answered, Thou.

could use both the right hand and Jozabad, and Elihu, and Zilthai, Then he numbered the young

the left in hurling stones and captains of the thousands that men of the princes ofthe provinces,

shooting arrows out of a bow, eren were of Manasseh. And they and they were two hundred and

of Saul's brethren of Benjamin. helped David against the band thirty two: and after them he

The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, of the rovers: for they were all numbered all the people, cren all

the sons of Shemaah the Gibeath-mighty men of valonr, and were the children of Israel, being seven

ite; and Jeziel, and Pelet, the captains in the host. For at thousand.

song of Azmaveth; and Berachah, that time day by day there 1 Chron. V, 18. The sons ofl and Jehu the Antothite, And I came to David to help him, unti

na house of their fathers:

It 2015 a great host, like the host and to all the cities of the Hivites, | Uzziah had an host of fighting of God.

and of the Canaanitas: and they men, that went out to war by 2 Chron, xill, 3. And Abijah set went out to the south of Judah, bands, according to the number the battle in array with an army eren to Beer-sheba. So when of their account by the hand of of valiant men of war, eren four they had gone through all the Jeiel the scribe and Manseiah the hundred thousand chosen men: land, they came to Jerusalem at ruler, under the hand of Hananiah, Jeroboam also set the battle in the end of nine months and twenty one of the king's captains. The array against him with eight days. And Joab gave up the sum whole number of the chief of the hundred thousand chosen men,

fathers of the mighty men of being mighty men of valour. the king: and there were in Israel valonr were two thousand and

eight hundeed thousand valiant six hundred. And under their STANDING ARMY.

men that drew the sword; and the hand was an army, three hundred

men of Judah were five hundred thousand and seven thousand and BEGUN BY SAUL. thousand men.

five hundred, that made war with 1 Sam. xiii, 1, 2. Saul reigned

1 Chron. xviii, 17. And Benaiah

mighty power, to help tho king one year and when he had reign-l the son of Jehoiada ne over the usumns no onemy. ed two years over Israel, Saul

Cherethites and the Pelethites: chose him three thousand men of

and the sons of David were chief FOREIGN ARMIES. Israel; chereof two thousand were about the king.

Erod. xiv, 8, 9. And the LORD with Saul in Michmash and in

hardened the heart of Pharaoh mount Beth-el, and a thousand

COMPLETED UNDER THE king of Egypt, and he pursued were with Jonathan in Gibeah of


after the children of Israel: and B njamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his

2 Chron. xiv. 8. And Asa had an the children of Israel went out tent.

army of men that bare targets and with an high hand. But the

spears, out of Judah three hun-Egyptians pursued after them, all 1 Sam. xiv, 52. And there was

S dred thousand; and out of Ben- the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, sore war against the Philistines

jamin, that bare shields and drew and his horsemen, and his army, all the days of Saul; and when

and overtook them encamping by San) saw any strong man or any OWN, WO wunased and couscore than thousand: all these were mighty

the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before

, Dini valiant man, he took him unto men of valour.

Baal-zephon.. him.

2 Chron. xvii, 13-19. And he Judges vii, 12. And the MidianATTEMPED BY DAVID.

[Jehoshaphat had much business ites, and the Amalekites, and all

in the cities of Judah: and the the children of the east, lay along 2 Sam. vill, 18. And Benaiah the

men of war, mighty men of valour, in the valley like grasshoppers for son of Jehoiada was over both the

were in Jerusalem. And these multitude; and their camels were Cherethites and the Pelethites;

'elethites; I are the numbers of them accord- without number, as the sand by and David's sons were chieflinge to the house of their fathers: the sea-side for multitude. rulers.

Of Judah, the captains of thoni2 Sam. xx. 23. Now Joab was sands: Ainah the chief, and with I tinas

sands: AcInah tho chief, and with tines gathered themselves toover all the host of Israel: and him mighty men of valour three l gether to fight with Israel, thirty Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was hundred thousand. And next to thousand chariots, and six thouover the Cherethites and over the him was Jehohanan the captain, sand horsemen, and people as the Pelethites.

and with him two hundred and sand which is on the sea shore in 2 Sam. xviv, 1-9. And again the

. .. and in the I fourscore thousand. And next multitude: and they came up, and anger of the LORD was kindled him was Amasiah the son of pitched in Michn against Israel, and he moved Zichri, who willingly offered him- from Beth-a David against them to say, Go, self unto the LORD; and with him

1 Sam. xyil, 21. For Israel and number Israel and Judah. For

two hundred thousand mighty men the

ay men the Philistines bad put tho battle the king said to Joab the captain of valour. And of Benjamin;

in array, army against army. of the host, which was with him. Eliada a mighty man of valour,

and with him armed men with Go now through all the tribes of

1 Kings XX, 1. 27. And Benbow and shield two hundred thouIsrael, from Dan even to Beer

hadad the king of Syria gathered sand. And next him was Jehoz. al

how sheba, and number yo the people,

all his host together: and there that I may know the number of abad, and with him an hundred | were thirty and two kings with

him, and horses, and chariots; and the people. And Joab said unto and fourscore thousand ready the king. Now the LORD thy God prepared for the war.

he went up and besieged Samaria,

These add unto the people, how many waited on the king, beside those

and warred against it. And the

children of Israel were numbered, soever they be, an hundred-fold. whorn the king put in the fenced and that the eyes of my lord the cities throughout all Judah.

and were all present, and went

against them: .... but the king may see it: but why doth my 2 Chron. xxv, 5. 6. Moreover

Syrians filled the country. lord the king delight in this thing? Amaziah gathered Judah together, Notwithstanding the king's word and made them captains over

2 Kings iii, 21. And when all prevailed against Joab, and against thousands, and captains over hun

the Moabites heard that the kings the captains of the host. And dreds, according to the houses of

were come up to fight against Joab and the captains of the host their fathers, throughout all Judah

them, they gathered all that were went out from the presence of and Benjamin: anl he numbered

able to put on armour, and upthe kins, to number the people of them from twenty years old and

ward and stood in the border. Israel. And they passed over Jor- above, and found them three hun. 2 Kings xxiii, 29. In his days dan, and pitched in Aroer, on the dred thousand choice men, able Pharaoh-nechoh king of Egypt right side of the city that lieth in to go forth to war, that could went up against the king of the midst of the river of Gad, and handle spear and shield. He Assyria to the river Euphrates: toward Jazer: Then they came to hired also an hundred thousand and king Josiah went against Gilead, and to the land of Tabtim-mighty men of valour out of him; and he slew him at Megiddo, hodshi; and they came to Dan- Israel for an hundred talents of when he had seen him. jaan, and about to Zidon, And silver.

12 Kings xxiv, 2. And the LORD came to the strong hold of Tyre, 2 Chron. xxvi, 11-13. Moreover sent against him bands of the

1 Sam. xiii, 5. And there's to18 come / Syrians of Beth.ent and hi


Chaldeeg, and bands of the after certain years with a great , may fight against the Canaanites;
Syrians, and bands of the Moab- army and with much riches. And and I likewise will go with thee
ites, and bands of the children of he shall stir up his power and his into thy lot. So Simeon went
Ammon, and sent them against courage against the king of the | with him.
Judah to destroy it, according to

south with a great army, and the 2 Sam. X, 6, 15, 16, 19. And when the word of the LORD, which he king of the south shall be stirred

the children of Ammon saw that spake by his servants the pro- up to battle with a very great they stank before David, the chil. phets. and mighty army; but he shall

dred of Ammon sent and hired the 2 Chron. xii, 2, 3. And it came

not stand: for they shall forecast Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the to pass, that in the fifth year of devices against him.

Syrians of Zoba, twenty thousand king Rehoboam Shishak king of

Joel i, 6. For a nation is come footmen, and of king Maacah a Egypt came up against Jerusalem, up upon my land, strong, and thousand men, and of Ish-tob because they had transgressed without number. "

twelve thousand men. And when against the LORD. With twelve Rev. ix, 16. And the number of

the Syrians saw that they were hundred chariots, and threescore the army of the horsemen were

smitten before Israel, they gatherthousand horsemen; and the peo- two hundred thousand thousand:

ed themselves together. And ple were without number that I and I heard the number of them.

Hadarezer sent, and brought out came with him out of Egypt: the

the Syrians that were beyond the Libims, the Sukkiims and the

river: and they came to Helam;

ALLIED ARMIES. Ethiopians,

and Shobach the captain of the Joshua x, 1, 3-5. Now it came

host of Hadarezer went before 2 Chron. xiv, 9. And there came to pass, when Adoni-zedec king of

them. And when all the kings out against them Zerah the Ethio-Jerusalem had heard how Joshua

that were servants to Hadarezer pian with an host of a thousand had taken Ai, and had utterly de

saw that they were smitten before thousand, and three hundred stroyed it; as he had done to chariots; and came unto Mare- Jericho and her king, so ho had

Israel, they made peace with

Israel, and served them. So the shah. done to Ai and her king; and how

Syrians feared to help the chilJob i, 17. While he was yet the inhabitants of Gibeon had

dren of Ammon any more. speaking, there came also another,

made peace with Israel and were and said, The Chaldeans made

1 Kings Xv, 20. So Ben-hadad among them: Wherefore Adoniont three bands, and fell upon the

hearkened unto king Asa, and zedecking of Jerusalem sent

sent the captains of the hosts unto Hoham king of Hebron, and camels, and have carried them unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and

which he had against the cities of away, yea, and slain the servants unto Japhia king of Lachish, and

Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, with the edge of the sword; and I

and Abel-beth-mnaachah, and all unto Debir king of Eglon, saying, only am escaped alone to tell Come up unto me, and help mo,

Cinneroth, with all the land of that we may smite Gibeon: for it Naphtall. Jer. 1, 41. Behold, a people shall hath made peace with Joshua and 1 Kings xxii, 1-4. And they concome from the north, and a great with the children of Israel. tinned three years without war nation, and many kings shall be Therefore the five kings of the between Syria and Israel. And it raised up from the coasts of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, camo to pass in the third year, earth.

the king of Hebron, the king of that Jehoshaphat the king of Acts xxiil, 23. And ho called Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, une

Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the Judah came down to the king of unto him two centurions, saying,

king of Eglon, gathered them- Israel. And the king of Israel Make ready two hundred soldiers

selves together, and went up, they said unto his servants, Know ye to co to Cæsarea, and horsemen and all their hosts, and encampeu and all their hosts, and encamped that Ramoth in Gilead is our's,

a no threescore and ten, and spearmen before Gibeon, and mado war and we be still, and take it not two hundred, at the third bour of against it.

ont of the hand of the king of the night.

Joshua xi, 1-5. And it came to Syria? And he said unto Jehosh

pass, when Jabin king of Hazoraphat, Wilt thou go with me to Excl. xxxviii, 9. Thou shalt had heard those things, that he

battle to Ramoth-gilead? And ascend and come like a storm. I sent to Jobab king of Madon, and Jehoshaphat said to the king of thou shalt be like a cloud to cover | to the king of Shimron, and to Israel, I am as thou art, my peothe land, thou, and all thy bands, the king of Achshaph. And to the plo as thy people, my horses as and many people with thee.

kings that were on the north of thy horses. Dan, xi, 10-13, 25. But his sons

the mountains, and of the plains 2 Kings xvi, 9. And the king of shall be stirred up, and shall as

south of Chinneroth, and in the Assyria hearkened unto him; for semble a multitude of great forces:

valley, and in the borders of Dorthe king of Assyria went up and one shall certainly come, and

on the west, And to the Canaan-against Damascus, and took it, overflow, and pass through: then

ite on the east and on the west, and carried the people of it captive shall he return, and be stirred up.

and to the Amorite, and the to Kir, and slew Rezin. even to his fortress. And the | Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the 2 Kings xviii. 19-21. And Rabking of the south shall be moved

Jebusite in the mountains, and to shakeh said unto them, Speak ye with choler, and shall come forth

I the Hivite under Hermon in the now to Hezekiah. Thus saith the

the Hivite under and fight with him, even with the

great king, the king of Assyria, king of the north: and he shall out, they and all their hosts with

What confidence is this wherein set forth a great multitude; but them, much people, even as the triou trustest? Thou sayest, (bnt the multitude shall be given into | sand that is upon the sea shore in

they are but vain words.) I have his hand. And when he hath multitude, with horses and

counsel and strength for the war. taken away the multitude, his chariots very many. And when

Now on whom dost thou trust, heart shall be lifted up; and he all these kings were met together,

that thon rebellest against me? shall cast down many ten thonithey came and pitched together

Now, behold, thou trustest upon sands: but he shall not be strength

I at the waters of Meron, to fight the staff of this bruised reed, even ened by it. For the king of the against Israel.

upon Egypt, on which if a man north shall return, and shall set Judges i. 3. And Judah said I lean, it will go into his hand, and

Judges i, 3. And Judal forth a multitude greater than the unto Simeon his brother, Come pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of former, and shall certainly come / up with me into my lot, that we l Egypt unto all that trust on him.

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