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spake unto the children of Israel, de right; and I bata every false unto you throughont your generafter they came forth out of way. Thy testimonies that thou ations in all your dwellings. Egypt. hast commanded are righteous

Deut. xxxi, 21. And it shall and very faithful. Thy word is Deut. xxxii, 48. And the LORD

come to pass, wheu many evils very pure; therefore thy servant spake unto Moses that sell-same

and troubles are befalien them, loveth it. Thy righteousness is day, saying

that this song sball testify against an everlasting righteousness, and them as a witness. . . . . To MOSES AND AARON. thy law is the truth. Thou art

Deut. xxxii, 2, 47. My doctrine near, O LORD; and all thy comExod. vii, 8. And the LORD

shall drop as the rain, my speech mandments are truth. Thy word spake unto Moses and unto Aaron,

shall distil as the dew..... For is true from the beginning: and saying.

it is not a vain thing for you; beevery one of thy righteous judg

cause it is your life and through Exod. xii, 1. And the LORD ments endureth for ever.

this thing ye shall prolong your spake unto Moses and Aaron in

Prov. xxx, 5. Every word of days in the land whether ye go the land of Egypt, saying.

God is pure: be is a shield unto over Jordan to possess it. 129. xi. 1. And the LOBD spake them that put their trust in him.

P3. xix, 7. The law of the LORD anto Moses and to Aaron, saying

Eccles. xil, 10. The Preacher is perfect, converting the soul: the unto them.

sought to find out acceptable testimony of the LORD is sure, Lev. xiii, 1; xiv, 33; xv, 1. And

words: and that which was writ. | making wise the simple. the LORD spake unto Moses and ten was upright, even words of

P8, cxix, 96, 144, 152. I havo Aaron, saying. truth.

seen an end of all perfection; but Num. 11. 1; iv, 1, 17; xlv, 26; xvi, Luke 1.1-4. Forasmuch as many thy commandment is exceeding 20: xix, 1. And the LORD spake have taken in hand to set forth | broad. The righteousness of thy unto Moses and Aaron, saying in order a declaration of those testimonies is everlasting: give

Num. XX. 23. And the LORD things which are most surely be-me understa spake unto Moses and Aaron in

lieved among us, Even as they live. Concerning thy testimonies, mount Hor, by the coast of the

delivered them unto us, which I have known of old that thou hast land of Edom, saying.

from the beginning were eye-founded them for ever.
witnesses, and ministers of the Isa, x1, 8. The grass withereth,

word: It seemed good to me also, the flower fadeth; but the word To MOSES AND ELEAZAR.

havior had perfect understanding of our God shall stand for ever. Num, xxvi, 1. And it came to of all ibings from the very first, to pass after the plague, that the write into thee in order, most

Isa. Iv, 10, 11. For as the rain LORD spake unto Moses and unto

excellent Theophilus. That thou cometh down, and the snow from Eleazar the son of Aaron the

mightest know the certainty of | heaven, and returueth not thither, priest, saying.

those things wherein thou hast but watereth the earth, and makbeen instructed.

eth it bring forth and bud, that it TO A ARON.

may give seed to the sower, and

Luke xxiv, 44. And he said un-bread to the eater: So shall my Lev. x, 8. And the LORD spake unto Aaron saying.

to them, These are the words word be that goeth forth out of my which I spake unto you, while I

mouth; it shall not return unto To Joshua. was yet with you, that all things

me void, but it shall accomplish Josh. iv, 15; XX, 1. And the LORD

must be TUINiled wnica were that which I please, and it sliall

written in the law of Moses, and spake unto Joshua. saying.

prosper in the thing whereto I in the Prophets, and in the

sent it
Psalms, concerning me.
То Јов.

Jer. xxill, 29. 18 not my word Job XxTrill. 1. Then the LORD

John xvii, 17. Sanctify them like as a fire? saith the LORD; and answered Job out of the wbirl.

through thy truth: thy word is like a hammer that breaketh the wind, and said.

rock in pieces? Job xl, 1, 6. Moreover, the LORD John xxi, 24.

Matth. v, 17, 18. Think not that

This is the disanswered Job, and said. Then

ciple which testifieth of these I am come to destroy the law or answered the LORD unto Job out

things, and wrote these things: | the prophets: I am not come to of the whirlwind, and said.

and we know that his testimonydestroy, but to fulf. For verily is true.

I say unto you, Till heaven and (For other instances, see under

Rom. vil, 12. Wherefore the law

earth pass, one jot or one tittle

shall in Do wise pass from the PROPHETS.) is holy, and the commandment |

law, till all be fulfilled. holy, and just, and good. TRUTH OF SCRIPTURE.

Mark iv, 14, 20. The sower 2 Sam. xxii, 81. As for God, his

2 Cor. 1, 13. For we write none soweth the word. And these are way is perfect; the word of the other things unto you than what they which are sown on good LORD is tried; he is a buckler to ye read or acknowledge, and I ground; such as hear the word, all them that trust in him.

trust ye shall acknowledge even and receive it, and bring forth to the end.

frnit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, Ps. xil, 6. The words of the

Rev. xxi, 5. And he that sat LORD are pure words, as silver

and some an hundred. tried in a furnace of earth, puri

upon the throne said, Behold, I Luke xvi, 16, 17. The law and fied seven times

make all things new. And he the prophets were until John: P3. xix, 9. The fear of the LORD

said unto me, Write: for these since that time tbe kingdom of is clean, enduring for ever: the

words are true and faithful. God is preached, and every man Judgments of the LORD are true

presseth into it. And it is easier and righteous altogether.

for heaven and earth to pass, than ITS POWER AND PERMAN

one tittle of the law to fail. Ps. cxlx, 128, 139, 140, 142, 151,

ENCE. .

Luke xxi, 33. Heaven and 160. Therefore I esteem all thy Num. XXXV, 29. So these things earth shall pass away, but my precepts concerning all things to shall be for å statute of judgment words shall not pass away.

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John v. 46. 47. For had ye be- Ps. xix. 11. Moreover by them hath quickened me. Iy SODI lieved Moses, ye would have is thy servant warned; and in

fainteth for thy salvation : but I believed me: for he wrote of me. keeping of them there is great re

hope in thy word. Unless thy But if ye believe not his writings, ward.

law had been my delights, Isbould how shall ye believe my words?

then have perished in mine afic

P3. cxix, 9, 99-100, 104, 130. John xv. 3. Now ye are clean Wherewithal shall a young man

tion. I will never forget thy pre

cepts: for with them cleanse his way? By taking heed

thou hast through the word which I bave

quickened me. Thy testimonies spoken unto you. thereto according to thy word.

have I taken as an heritage for John XX, 31. But these are / Thou, through thy command

ever: for they are the rejoicing written, that yo might believements, hast made me wiser than

of my heart. Trouble and anguish that Jesus is the Christ, the Son mine enemies : for they are ever

have taken hold on me: vet thy of God; and that believing ye with me. I have more under

commandments are my delights. might have life through his name. standing than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my medita

I prevented the dawning of the Acts xvill, 29. For he mightily tion. I understand more than the

morning, and cried: I hoped in convinced the Jews, and that ancients, because I keep thy pre

thy word. I rejoice at thy word, publickly, shewing by the scripcepts. Through thy precepts I

as one that findeth great spoil. tures that Jesus was Christ.

vet understanding: therefore il Prov. xxli, 19, 21. That thy trust Rom. x, 17. So then faith cometh hate every false way. The en-may be in the LORD, I have made by hearing and hearing by the trance of thy words giveth light: known to thee this day, even to word of God. it giveth understanding unto the thee. That I might make thee

know the certainty of the words of 2 Cor. vil, 8. For though I simple. made you sorry with a letter, I do!

truth; that thou mightest answer, Prov. 1, 2.-4. To know wisdom

the words of truth to them that not repent, though I did repent: and instruction; to perceive the for 1 perceive that the same words of understanding; To re

send unto thee? epistle hath made you sorry,ceive the instruction of wisdom,

Jer. XV, 16. And thy word was though it were but for a season) justice, and judginent, and equity;

unto me the joy and rejoicing of 2 Cor. x, 9-11. That I may not

To give subtilty to the simple, to mine heart, for I am called by tby

the young man knowledge and name, O LORD God of hosts. seem as if I would terrify you by

discretion. letters. For his letters, say they,

Acts xv, 30, 31. So when they are weighty and poweriul....

Isa. xxvill, 10, 13. For precept were dismissed, they came to AnLet such an one think this, that must be upon precept, precept tioch: and when they had gather. such as we are in word by letters upon precept; line upon line, ed the multitude together, they when we are absent, such will line upon line; here a little, and delivered the epistle: Which when we be also in deed when we are

there a little, but the word of they had read, they rejoiced for present,

the LORD was unto them precept the consolation. 2 Tim. ii, 15. Study to shew

upon precept, precept upon pre- Rom. XV. 4. For whatsoever thyself approved unto God, a

cept; line upon line, line upon things were written aforetime workman that needeth not to b

line; here a little, and there a were written for our learning; ashamed, rightly dividing th

little; that they might go, aud fall that we through patience and word of truth.

backward, and be broken, and comfort of the Scriptures might snared, and taken.

have hope. 2 Tim. iil, 15-17. And that from

Luke xxiv, 45. Then opened he 1 John i. 4. And these things a child thou hast known the holy their understanding, that they write we unto you, that your joy scriptures, which are able to

might understand the scriptures. make thee wise unto salvation

may be full. 1 through faith which is in Christ

2 Pet. iil, 16, 17. As also in all his

epistles, speaking in them of these Jesus. All Scripture is given by

SCRIPTURE ABOVE TRADIinspiration of God, and is profitthings; in which are some things

TIONS. able for doctrine, for reproof, for hard to be understood, which they

Matt. xv. 1-3. Then came to Jecurrection, for instruction

that are unlearned and unstable
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wrest, as they do also the other

sus scribes and Pharisees, which righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughl scriptures, unto their own de

weru of Jerusalem, saying. Why struction. Ye therefore, beloved,

do thy disciples transgress the furnished unto all good works. seeing ye know these things be

tradition of the elders? for they Heb. iv, 12. For the word of fore, beware lest ye also, being led

wash not their hands when they God is quick, and powerful, and away with the error of the wick

eat bread. But he answered and sharper than any two-edged ed, fall from your own stedfast

said unto them, Why do ye also sword, piercing even to the divid- ness.

transgress the commandment of ing asunder of soul and spirit,

God by your tradition? and of the joints and marrow, and AND OF SPIRITUAL BLESS Mark vil, 1-5, 7--9, 13. Then is a discerner of the thoughts and

INGS.

came together unto him the Phaintents of the heart.

risees, and certain of the scribes,

Ps. xix, 8. The statutes of the which came from Jerusalem, And James 1, 21. Wherefore, lay

LOBD are right, rejoicing the when they saw some of his disanart all filthiness, and super-heart: the commandment of the Icinleg eat bread with defiled (that fluity of naughtiness, and receive

LORD is pure, enlightening the with meekness the ingrafted

is to say, with unwashen) hands, eyes. word, which is able to save your

they found fault. (For thé Pharisouls.

Ps. cxix. 14, 16, 24, 50, 81, 92, 93, sees, and all the Jews, except they

111, 143, 147, 162 I have rejoiced wash their bands oft, eat not, THE SOURCE OF INSTRUC

in the way of thy testiinonies, as holding the tradition of the elders.

much as in all riches. I will de- / And when they come from the TION TO MAN.

light myself in thy statutes: I will market, except they wash, they Ps. xvii. 4. Concerning the not forget thy word. Thy testi- eat not. And many other things

monies also cre my delight, and there be which they have received lipa I have kept me from the paths my counsellors. This is my com- to hold, as the washing of cups, of the destroyer.

I fort in my affliction for thy word and pols, brazen Vessels, and of

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the words water, but of hearing, Israel, and acainen tee against

ton. Making the word

tables.) Then the Pharisees and phets also and no vision from the Isa. XXX, 8. Now go, write it scribes asked him, Why walk pot | LORD.

before them in a table, and note thiy disciples according to the tra- Ezele. vil. 28. Mischief shall / 10 in a book, that it may be for the dition of the elders, but eat bread come upon mischief, and rumour

time to come for ever and ever with upwashen hands? Howbeit, shall be upon rumour; then shall Jer. XXX. 2. Thus speaketh the In vain do they worship me, teacb- they seek a vision of the prophet: | LORD God of Israel, saying, Write ing for doctrines the command but the law shall perish from the thee all the words that I have ments of men. For, laying aside priest, and counsel from the spoken unto thee in a book. the commandment of God, ye hold ancients. the tradition of men, as the wash

Amos vill. 11-13. Behold, the

Jer. xxxvi, 2, 4, 17. 18 27--29, 32. ing of pots and cops: and many

ta, the Take thee a roll of a book, and

I days come, saith the Lord GOD, I write therein all the words that I other such like things ye do. And

that I will send a famine in the ha he said unto them, Full well ye

toe have spoken unto thee against reject the commandment of God,

land, not a famine or bread, nor Israel, and against Judal, and that ye may keep your own tradi

the words of the Lord: And they

18 against all the nations, from tho shall wander from sea to sea, and days of Josiah. even unto this

Eyday I spake unto thee, from the of none effect through your tradirough your tradi) shall wander from sea tocca heyday I spaken.nous, from the

from the north even to the east day. Then Jeremiah called Baruch tion, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.

they shall run to and fro to seek tho son of Neriah: and Baruch

the word of the LORD, and shall wrote from the month of Jeremiah Cal. i 14 And profited in the not find it. In that day shall the all the words of the LORD. which Jews religion above many my fair virging aud young men lain' he had spoken unto him, upon & egnals in mine own nation, being for thirst.

roll of a book. And they asked more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers

Rom. ill. 1. 2. What advantage Baruch, saying, Tell us now. Ilow then hath the Jew? or what pro

didst thou write all these words

Is there of circumcision? Much! at his mouth? Then Baruch all2 Thess. ii. 16. Therefore, breth-leverv war chiefly

every way: chiefly, because that swered them, He pronounced all ren, stand fast, and hold the tradi- unto th

these words unto me with his tions which ye have been taught, oracles of God.

mouth, and I wrote them with ink whether by word, or our epistle.

in the book. Then the word of II.

the LORD came to Jeremiah. (after PRIVILEGE OF POSSESSING

that the king had burnt the roll, MODE OF RECORD.

and the words which Baruch SCRIPTURE.

PRINCIPALLY BY WRITINO. wrote at the mouth of Jeremiah) Deut. iv, 6, 8. Keep therefore, Deut. vi. 9. And thou shalt write saying, Take thee again another and do them; for this is your w16-them upon the posts of thy house. I roll and write in it all the former dom and your understanding in and on thy gates.

words that were in the first roll, the sight of the nations, which shall bear all these statutes, and

1 Deut. xi, 20. And thou shalt which Jehoiakim the king of

writo them upon the door-posts Judah hath burnt. And thou shalt Bay, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people. "I of thine bouse, and upon thy say to Jehoiakim king of Judah.

Thus saith the LORD, Thou hast And what nation is there so great, gates.

burnt this roll, saying, Why hast that hath statutes and judgments Deut. xxvil, 2, 3, 8. And It shall thou written therein, saying, The so righteous as all this law, which be, on the day when ye shall pass king

bis law, which be, on the day when yo snall pass king of Babylon shall certainly I set before you this day?

over Jordan unto the land which co

which come and destroy this land, and Deut. xxx, 11--14. For this com- the LORD thy God giveth thee

sball cause to cease from thence that thou shalt set thee up great

ee up great man and beast? Then tou k Jerethee this day, it is not bidden stones, and plaster them with

miah another roll, and gave it to from thee, neither is it far off. It plaster: Ana mou shall write Baruch the scribe, the son of Ne1s pot in heaven, that thou should- upon them all the words of this

I 018 riab; who wrote therein, from the est say, Who shall go up for us to law, when wou urt passed overmouth of Jeremiah, all the words heaven, and bring it upto us, that that thou mayest go in unto the lof the book' w we may hear it, and do it? Neither land which the LORD thy Godle

my God of Judah had burut in the fire: is it beyond the sea, that thou given thee, a land that floweth

in and there were added besides shouldest say, Who shall go over with

ter with milk and honey; as the LORD the sea for us, and bring it unto God of thy fathers hath promised

unto them many like words.

| Jer. xlv, 1. The word that Jereus, that we may bear it, and do it? I thee. And thou shalt write upon. But the word is very nich unto the stones all the words of this miah the prophet spake unto thee, in tly mouth, and in thy law very plainly. .

Baruch the son of Neriah, when heart, that thou mayest do it. Deut. xxxi, 19, 22. Now there-book at the mouth of Jeremiah,

l. Deut. xxxi, 19, 22. Now there. The had written these words in a 2 Chr. xv. 3. Now fore

2 Chr. xv. 3. Now for a long fore write yo this song for you. l in the fourth year of Jehoiakim Beason Israel hath been without and teach it the children of Israel: tbe true God, and without a teach-put it in their mouths, that this

the son of Josiaiking of Judab, ing priest, and without law,

saying. song may be a witness for me

Jer. 11, 60. So Jeremiah wrote P3. cxlvii, 19, 20. He showeth against the children of Isra bis word unto Jacob, his statutes

in a book all the evil that should Moses therefore wrote this song and his judgments unto Israel. the same day, and taught it the

come upon Babylon, even all these children of Israel. He hath not dealt so with any

words that are written against

Babylon, nation; and as for his judgments, Josh, viil, 32. And he wrotel Dan, viil. 26. And the vision of they have not know them, Praise there, upon the stones, & copy of the evening and the morning ye the LORD.

the law of Moses, which he wrote which was told is true: wherefore Lam. 11, 9. Her gates are sunk in the presence of the children of

shut thou up the vision; for it shalt Into the ground; he hath destroyed Israel,

be for many days. and broken her bars, her king and Isa. viii, 16. Bind up the testi-l Dan, 211, 4,9. Buitnou, O Daniel, her princes are among the Gen-mony, seal the law among my shat up the words, and seal the tiles. tbe law is to more; her pro- disciples.

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many shall run to and fro, and prophecy of this book; for the Horeb, when the LORD made a knowledge shall be increased. time is at hand

covenant with the children of And he said, Go thy way, Daniel:

Israel, when they came out of for the words are closed up and ILLUSTRIOUS EXAMPLE. Egypt. sealed till the time of the end.

THE DECALOGUE.

| Neh. Ix, 13 Thon camest down Hab, ii, 2. And the LORD an- Exod. xx.1-17. And God spake also upon mount Sinai, and swered me, and said, Write the all these words, saying, I am

spakest with them from heaven, vision, and make it plain upon | the LORD thy God, which have and gavest them right judgments tables, that he may run that read brought thee out of the land of

and true laws, good statutes and eth it.

Egypt, out of the house of bond-commandments.

Jage. Thou shalt have no other! Luke xviii, 20. Thou knowest signs truly did Jesus in the pre Gods before me. Thou shalt not

the commandments, Do not comBence of his disciples, which are

are I make unto thee any graven image, mit adultery, Do not kill, Do pot not written in this book. or any likeness of any thing that

steal, Do not bear false witness, John xxi, 25. And there are also is in heaven above, or that is in

Honour thy father and thay the earth beneath, or that is in many other things which Jesus

mother. did, the which, if they should be the water under the earth: Thou

2 Cor. ill, 3. Forasmuch as ye shalt not bowdownthyself to them, written every one, I suppose that nor serve them; for I the LORD

are manifestly declared to be the even the world itself could not thy God am a jealous God, visit

epistle of Christ ministered by us, contain the books that should be ing the iniquity of the fathers

written not with ink, but with the written. Amen.

Spirit of the living God; not in upon the children unto the third Gal. vi, 11. Ye see how large a

tables of stone, but in Desbly and fourth generation of them letter I have written unto you that hate me; And shewing

tables of the heart. with mine own hand.

mercy unto thousands of them Eph. ill. 3. Ilow that by revela- that love me, and keep my com DECALOGUE WRITTEN BY tion he made known unto me the mandments. Thou shalt not take

GOD. mystery; as I wrote afore in tew the name of the LORD thy God in

Exod. xxiv, 12. And the LORD words. vain; for the LORD will not hold

said unto Moses, Come up to mo Heb. xiii, 22. And I beseech yon, | him guiltless that taketh his name

into the mount, and be there: and in rain. Remember the sabbathbrethren, suffer the word of ex

| I will give thee tables of stone, day, to keep it holy. Six days hortation; for I have written a !

and a law, and commandments I shalt thou labour, and do all thy | which I have written; that thou letter unto you in few words. work: But the seventh day is the

mayest teach them. 1 Pet. v, 12. By Sylvanus, a faith-sabbath of the LORD thy God: in

Exod. xxxi, 18. And be gave ful brother unto you, as I sup- it thou shalt not do any work,

unto Moses, when he had made pose.) I have written briefly, ex- thou, nor thy son, nor thy daugha horting and testifying that this is

an end of communing with him ter, thy man - servant, nor thy

npon mount Sinai, two tables of the true grace of God wherein ye maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor stand. thy stranger that is within thy

testimony, tables of stone, written gates: For in six days the LORD Rev. I, 11, 19. Saying, I am Alpha

with the finger of God. and Omega, the first and the last: made heaven and earth, the sea, Erod. xxxII, 15, 16, 19. And Moses and what thou seest, write in a land all that in them is, and rested I turned, and went down from the book, and send it unto the seven the seventh day: wherefore the mount, and the two tables of the churches which are in Asia. Write LORD blessed the sabbath-day, / testimony were in his band: the Tie things which thou hast seen and hallowed it. Honour thy | tables were written on both their and the intro which are and the father and thy mother; that thy | sides; on the one side and on the things which shall be hereafter.

days may be long upon the land other were they written. And

which the LORD thy God giv the tables were the work of God, Rev. v. 1--4, 7. And I saw in the leth thee. Thou shalt not kill, and the writing was the writing right hand of bim that sat on the l 'Thon shall not commit adult

Thou shalt not commit adultery. of God, graveu upon the tables. tbrone a book written within and

Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt | And it came to pass, as soon as he on the backside, sealed with seven

not bear false witness against thy came nigh unto the camp, that he seals. And I saw a strong angel neighbour. Thou shalt pot covet | saw the calf, and the dancing: and proclaiming with a loud voice,

thy neighbour's house, thou shalt Moses' anger waxed hot, and he Who is worthy to open the book,

not covet thy neighbour's wife, cast the tables out of his hands, and to loose the seals thereof?

I nor his man-servant, nor his maid and brake them beueath the And no man in heaven, nor in servant, nor bis ox, nor his ass, nor | mount. earth, neither under the earth, the eart, any thing that is thy neighbour's. I

Exod. xxxiv, 4.28. And he hewed

d vesi was able to open the book, neither to look thereon. And I wept much,

two tables of stone, like unto the because no man was found wortliy

first; and Moses rose up early in Deut. x, 5. And I turned myself

the morning, and went up unto pen and to read the book, and came down from the mount

mount Sinai, as the LORD had er to look thereon. And he and put the tables in the ark

commanded him, and took in his came and took the book out of which which I had made; and there they

hand the two tables of stone. And the right hand of him that sat be, as the LORD commanded mo.

he was there with the LORD forty upon the throne.

1 Kings viii, 9. There was days and forty nights; he did Rev X. 4. And when the seven nothing in the ark save the two neither eat bread, nor drink water. thunders had uttered their voices, tables of stone, which Moses put And He wrote upon the tables the I was about to write: and I heard there at Horeb, when the LORD words of the covenant, the ten a voice from heaven saying into made a covenant with the childreu commandments. me, Seul up those things which of Israel, when they came out of

Deut. iv, 13. And he declared the seven thunders uttered, and the land of Egypt.

uuto you his covenant, which he write them nut.

2 Chron. y. 10. There roas commanded you to perform, even Rev. xxii, 10. And he saith unto nothing in the ark save the two ten commandments; and he wrote me Seul not the sayings of the I tables which Moses put therein at I them upon two tables of stone,

Deut. 2. These words the law, and put it in the side of the Isa. 1, 1. The vision of Isaiah the LORD spake unto all your assem- ark of the covenant of the LORD sun of Amoz,which he saw concern. bly in the mount, out of tbe midst your God, that it may be there ing Judab and Jerusalem in the of the fire, of the cloud, and of the for a witness against thee.

days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, thick darkness, with a great voice; 2 Kings xxii, 8. 10. And Hilkiah

and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. and he added no more: and he

the high priest said unto Shaphan | Jer. i, 1-3. The words of Jere. wrote them in the two tables of

the scribe, I have found the book miah the son of Hilkiab, of the stone, and delivered them unto

of the law in the house of the priests that were in Anathoth, in me.

LORD: and Hilkiah gave the book the land of Benjamin: To whom Deut. ix. 10. 11. 17. And the to Shaphan, and he read it. And the word of the LORD came in the LORD delivered unto me two Shaphan the scribe shewed the days of Josiah the son of Amon tables of stone, written with the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest king of Judah, in the thirteenth finger of God; and on them was hath delivered me a book; and year of his reign. It came also zoritten according to all the words Snapban read it before the king in the days of Jehoiakim the son which the LORD spake with you

2 Chron. xvii, 9. And they

of Josiah king of Judah, unto the in the mount, out of the midst of taught in Judah, and had the

end of the eleventh year of Zedethe fire, in the day of the assembly. book of the law of the LORD with

kiah the son of Josiah king of JuAnd it came to pass, at the end of them, and went about through

dah, unto the carrying away of forty days and forty nights, that

Jerusalem captive in the fifth the LORD gave me the two tables taught the people.

month, of stone, even the tables of the

Ezek. 1, 2, 3. In the fifth day of covenant. And I took the two

2 Chron. xxxiv, 14--16. And

when they brought the money tables, and cast them out of my

the month, (wbich was the fifth

1 year of king 'Jehoiachin's captiythat was brought into the house two hands, and brake them before.

ity) The word of the LORD came your eyes.

of the LORD, Hilkiah the priest
found a book of the law of the

expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, Deut. x, 1--4. At that time the | LORD given by Moses. And Hil

the son of Buzi, in the land of the LORD said unto me, llew thee two kiah answered and said to Sha

Chaldeans, by the river Chebar; tables of stone like unto the first, phan the scribe, I have found the

and the hand of the LORD was and come up unto me into the book of the law in the house of

there upon him, mount, and make thee an ark of

the LORD. And Hilkiah delivered | wood. And I will write on the

Dan, ix, 2. In the first year of the book to Shapban. And Sha- his reign, I Daniel understood by tables the words that were in the

phan carried the book to the king, I books the number of the years, first tables, wlich thou brakest.

and brought the king word back whereof the word of the LORD and thou shalt put them in the

again, saying: All that was com- came to Jeremiah the prophet, ark. And I made an ark of shittim

mitted to thy servants, they do it. that he would accomplish seventy wood, and hewed two tables of stone like unto the first, and

Neh. viii. 1. 2. 5. And all the l years in the desolations of Jeruwent up into the mount, having people gathered themselves to- Balem, the two tables in mine hand. And

gether as one man into the street Dan. xii. 9. And he said, Gothy he wrote on the tables, according

that was before the water-gate; way, Daniel: for the words are to the first writing, the ten com

and they spake unto Ezra the closed up and sealed till the timo mandments, which the LORD

scribe to bring the book of the law of the end. spake unto you in the mount, out of Moses, wbich the Lord bad of the midst of the fire, in the day commanded to Israel. And Ezra Hos. 1, 1. The words of the LORD of the assembly: and the LORD the priest bronght the law before that came unto Hosea the son of gave them unto me, the congregation, both of men

Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Joand women, and all that could

tham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings hear with understanding, upon

of Judah, and in the days of JeroIII. the first day of the seventh month.

boam the son of Joash, king of TIE BIBLE.

And Ezra opened the book in the
IN EARLY TIMES.

sight of all the people; (for be was 1 Joel 1, 1. The word of the LORD Deut. xvil, 18. 19. And it shali

above all the people;) and when that came to Joel the son of Pebe, when he sitteth upon the

he opened it, all the people stood | thuel. throne of his kingdom, that he up

Amos 1, 1. The words of Amos, shall write him a copy of this law

(See under PROPHET.)

who was among the herdmen of in a book, out of that which is be

Tekoa, which he saw concerning fore the priests the Levites: And 10 SOME BOOKS IN THE OLD

Israel in the days of Uzziah kiug it shall be with him, and he shall

TESTAMENT.

of Judah, and in the days of Jeroread therein all the days of his

Deut. 1. 1. These be the words boam the son

boam the son of Joash, king of life; that he may learn to fear the

which Moses spake unto all Israel Israel, two years before the earthLORD his God, to keep all the on this side Jordan in the wilder-quake. Words of this law, and these

ness, in the plain over against the Obadiah 1. The vision of Obastatutes, to do them.

Red sea, between Paran, and diah. Thus saith the Lord God Deut. xxxl, 9, 24-26. And Moses | Topbel, and Laban, and Hazer concerning Edom; We bave heard wrote this law and delivered it oth, and Dizahab.

a rumour from the LORD, and an unto the priests the sons of Levi, Neh. i. 1. The words of Nehe

ambassador is sent among the which bare the ark of the cove-miah, the son of Hachalian. ...

heathen, Arise ye, ånd let us rise nant of the LORD, and unto all the

up against her in battle.

Prov. i, 1. The Proverbs of Soelders of Israel. And it came to pass, when Moses had made an

lomon, the son of David, king of Jonah i. 1. Now the word of the end of writing tho words of this Israel.

LORD came unto Jonal the son of law in a book, until they were ! Eccles. I, 1. The words of the Amittai, saying Anished, That Moses command. Preacher, the son of David, king | Mic. 1. 1. The word of the LORD ed the 'Levites, which bare the of Jerus lem.

that came to Micab the Morasark of the covenant of the LORD, Cant 1, 1. The Song of songs, thite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, saying, Take this book of the which is Solomon's.

I and Hezekiab kings of Judah.

nant atheroenduntoalha

ainst her in battle

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