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turlon's servant, who was dear | could swim should cast themselves, words unto them: for this man unto him, was sick, and ready to first into the sea, and get to land. seeketh not the welfare of this dle.

Acts xxviii, 16. And when we

people, but the hurt.
Luke xxii, 4. And he went his
came to Rome, the centurion de-

Matth. xxvii, 27. Then the sol. way, and communed with the livered the prisoners to the cap diers of the governor took Jesus chief priests and captains, how he tain of

how he tain of the guard: but Paul was into the common hall, and gathermight betray him unto them. suffered to dwell by himself with

ed unto him the whole band of Like xxiii, 47. Now when the a soldier that kept him.

soldiers. centurion saw what was done, he

Matth. xxviii, 12. And when glorified God, saying, Certainly

Josh. v. 14. 15. And he said,

they were assembled' with the this was a righteous man.

elders, and had taken counsel, Nay: but as captain of the host of John xvili, 3, 12. Judas then, then, the LORD am I now come. And

they gave large money unto the having received a band of men Joshua fell on his face to the

soldiers. and offlcers froin the chief priests

earth, and did worship, and said Luke ili, 14. And the soldiers and Pharisees, cometh thither

unto him. What saith my lord likewise demanded of him, saying. with lanterns and torches and unto his servant? And the cap

| And what shall we do? And he weapons, Then the band and the

tain of the LORD's host said unto said unto them, Do violence to no captain and officers of the Jews

Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off man, neither accuse any falsely: took Jesus, and bound him. thy foot; for the place whereon and be content with your wages Acts v, 26. Then went the cap-thou standest is holy. And Joshua

Lukexxill, 11, 36. And Herod with tain with the officers, and brought did so.

his men of war set him at nought, them without violence: for they 2 Chron. xill, 12. And, behold, I and mocked him. and arrayed him feared the people, lest they !

God 'himself is with us for our in a gorgeous robe, and sent him should have been stoned.

captain, and his priests with again to Pilate. And the soldiers ACTS xxi, 31, 32. And as they sounding trumpets to cry alarm

also mocked him, coming to him, went about to kill him, tidings against you. O children of Israel, and offering him vinegar. came unto the chief captain of the fight ye not against the LORD

John xix, 2, 23, 32, 34. And the band, that all Jerusalem was in God of your fathers; for ye shall

soldiers platted a crown of thorns, an uproar. Who immediately not prosper,

and put it on his head, and they took soldiers and centurions, and Heb. ii. 10. For it became him, put on him a purple robe. Then ran down unto them; and when for whom are all things, and by the soldiers, when they had crucithey saw the chief captain and the whom are all things, in bringing I fied Jesus, took his garments, and soldiers, they left beating of Paul, many song unto glory, to make | made four parts, to every soldier

Acts xxiii, 17. Then Paul called the captain of their salvation per a part; and also his coat: now tho one of the centurions unto him, fect through sufferings.

caat was without seam, woven and said, Bring this young man Rev. xix. 18. That ye may eat from the top throughout. Then unto the chief captain: for he hath

the flesli of kings, and the flesh of came the soldiers, and brake the a certain thing to tell him.

captains, and the flesh of mighty legs of the first, and of the other Acts xxiv, 7, 22, 23. But the men.....

which was crucified with him. chief captain Lysias came upon

But one of the soldiers with a us, and with great violence took

THE TROOPS. spear pierced his side, and forthhim away out of our hands. And

2 Kings XXY, 4. And the city water.

with came thereout blood and when Felix heard these things,

% was broken up, and all the men having more perfect knowledge of ucar fled by night by the way

Acts x, 7. And when the angel of that way, he deferred them,

of the gate between two walls, which spake unto Cornenus was and said, When Lysias the chief

which is by the king's garden: departed, ho called two of his captain shall come down, I will

(now tha Chalders were against household servants, and a devout know the uttermost of your matter, And he commanded a conthe city round about:) and the king soldier of them that waited on

him continually. turion to keep Paul, and to let went the way toward the plain. him have liberty, and that hol 2 Chron. xxv. 19. But the sol- Acts xil, 4, 6, 18. And when he should forbid none of his acquaint. diers of the army which Amaziah I had apprehended him, he put him ance to minister or come unto sent back, that they should not

in prison, and delivered him to him. go with him to battle, fell upon

four quaternions of soldiers to Acts xxv, 23. And on the mor the cities of Judah, from Samaria keep him; intending after Easter

to bring him forth to the people row, when Agrippa was come, and

even unto Beth-horon, and smote

three thousand of them, and took Bernice, with great pomp, and

And when Herod would havo

bronght him forth, the same was entered into the place of much spoil. hearing, with the chief captains,

night Peter was sleeping between Ezra visi, 22. For I was ashamed

two soldiers, bound with two and principal men of the city, at to require of the king a band of

chains: and the keepers before the Festus' commandinent Paul was soldiers and horsemen to help us

door kept the prison. Now as brought forth. against the enemy in the way:

soon as it was day, there was no Acts xxvil. 1. 11. 43. And when because we had spoken unto the

small stir among the soldiers, it was determined that we should king, saying, The hand of our

what was become of Peter. sail into Italy, they delivered

God is upon all them for good Paul and certain other prisoners

that seek him; but his power and Acts xxvil, 31, 32, 42. Paul said unto one named Julius, a centurion

bis wrath is against all them that to the centurion and to the solof Augustus' band. Nevertheless forsake him.

diers, Except these abide in the the centurion believed the master Jer. xxxviil, 4. Therefore the

ship. ye cannot be saved. Then and the owner of the ship, more princes said unto the king, We

the soldiers cut off the ropes of than those things which were beseech thee, let this man be put

the boat, and let her fall oil. And spoken by Paul. But the centur- to death; for thus he weakeneth

the soldiers' counsel was to kill lon, willing to save Paul, kept the hands of the men of war that the prisoners, lest any of them them from their purpose: and remain in this city, and the hands should swim out, and escape. commanded that they which of all the people, in speaking such

us.

Luke xl, 21, 22. When a strong Issachar, and also Barak: he was, and to be his horsemen; and some man armed keepeth his palace, sent on foot into the valley. For shall run before his chariots. his goods are in peace: But when the divisions of Reuben there were i Sam. xiil. 5. And the Philis& stronger than he shall come great thoughts of heart.

tines gathered themselves toupon him and overcome him, he

1 Sam. xxii, 17. And the king gether to fight with Israel, thirty taketh from him all his armour said unto the footmen that stood

thousand chariots, and six thouwherein he trusted, and divideth about him, Turn, and slay the

sand horsemen. his spoils.

priests of the LORD; because their 2 Sam. 1, 6. And the young man Rom. viii. 37. Nay. in all these hand also is with David, and be- that told him said, as I happened things we are more than con cause they knew when he fled, by chance upon mount Gilboa, querors through him that loved and did not shew it to me. But behold, Saul leaned upon his

the servants of the king would not spear; and, lo, the chariots and 2 Cor. x, 3-6. For though we

put forth their hand to fall upon horsemen 'followed hard after the priests of the LORD.

him. walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh; (For the weapons | Jer. xii. 5. If thou hast run with . 2 sam. VIII, 4. And David took of our warfare are not carnal, but the footmen, and they have

from him a thousand chariots, and mighty through God to the pulling wearied thee, then how canst thou seven

on seren hundred horsemen, and down of strong holds;) Casting contend with horses? and in the

twenty thousand footmen; and down imaginations, and every land of peace, wherein thou trust

David houghed all the chariot high thing that exalteth itself edst, they irearied thee, then how

horses, but reserved of them for against the knowledge of God, wilt thou do in the swelling of

an hundred chariots. and bringing into captivity every | Jordan?

2 Sam. x. 18. And the Syrians thought to the obedience of

fled before Israel; and David slew Christ; And having in a readi

CAVALRY.

the men of seven hundred chariots ness to revenge all disobedience,

FORBIDDEN TO THE KINGS OF ISRAEL, of the Syrians, and forty thousand when your obedience is fulfilled.

AND ITS REASON.

horsemen, and smote Shobach Phil, ii, 25. Yet I supposed it Deut. xvil, 16. But he shall not

the captain of their host, who died necessary to send to you Epaph. multiply horses to himself, nor there. roditus, my brother, and compan cause the people to return to | 1 Kings i, 5. Then Adonijah the ion in labour, and fellow-soldier, Egypt, to the end that he should son of Haggith exalted himsell, but your messenger, and ye that multiply horses: forasmuch as the saying, I will be king: and he preministered to my wants.

LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall pared him chariots and horsemen 1 Tim. 1, 18. This charge I com

henceforth return no more that and fifty men to run before him.

way. mit unto thee, són Timothy, ac

1 Kinas ly. 26. And Solomon cording to the prophecies which

1 Kin. X. 28. And Solomon had had forty thousand stalls of horses went before on thee, that thou by

| horses brought out of Egypt. ... for his chariots, and twelve thwoulthem mightest war a good war Isa, xxxl. 1-3. Woe to them that sand horsemen. fare.

go down to Egypt for help; and 1 Kings xx, 20. And they slew 1 Tim. vi, 12. Fight the good

stay on horses, and trust in every cne his man: and the Syrfight of faith, lay hold on eternal

chariots, because they are many; fans fled; and Israel pursued tliem: life, whereunto thou art also

and in horsemen, because they are and Ben-hadad the king of Syria called, and hast professed a good

very strong but they look uot un- escaped on an horse with the profession before many witnesses,

to the Holy One of Israel, neither horsemen.

seek the LORD! Yet he also is 2 Kinas xiil. 7. Neither did he 2 Tim. ii, 3, 4. Thou therefore wise, and will bring evil, and will leave of the people to Jehoahuiz endure hardness, as a good sol- not call back his words: but will but fifty horsemen, and ten chadier of Jesus Christ. No man arise against the house of the evil- riots, and ten thousand footmen; that warreth entangleth himself doers, and against the help of them for the king of Syria had destroyed with the affairs of this life; that that work iniquity. Now the them, and had made them like he may please him who hath Egyptians are men, and not God; the dust by threshing. chosen hin to be a soldier. and their horses flesh, and not

2 Kings xviii, 23. Now there2 Tim. iv. 7. I have fought a spirit. When the LORD shall

fore, I pray thee, give pledges to good fight, I have finished my 1st stretch out his hand, both he that

my lord the king of Assyria, and I helpeth shall fall, and he that is course, I have kept the faith.

will deliver thee two thousand holpen shall fall down, and they

horses, if thou be able on thy part Prilemon 2. And to our beloved all shall fail together. Apphia, and Archippus our fellow

to set riders upon them. soldier, and to the church in thy

Acts xxiii, 32. On the morrow house.

Gen. I, 9. And there went up

they left the horsemen to go with with him both chariots and horse him, and returned to the castle. INFANTRY.

men: and it was a very great comExod. xil, 37. And the children pany.

2 Kings il, 11. And it came to of Israel journeyed from Rameses | Erod. xv, 19. For the horse of pass, as they still went on, and to Succoth, about six hundred | Pharaoh went in with his chariots talked, that, behold, there appearthousand on foot that were men, and with his horsemen into the ed a chariot of fire, and horses of beside children.

sea, and the LORD brought again fire, and parted them both asunNum. xi, 21. And Moses said,

the waters of the sea upon them; der; and Elijah went up by a The people, among whom I am, but the children of Israel went on whirlwind into heaven. are six hundred thousand foot

2 Kings xili, 14. Now Elisha men; and thou hast said, I will

1 Sam. viii, 11. And he said, was fallen sick of his sickness give them flesh, that they may eat

at they may eat This will be the manner of the whereof he died. And Joash the a whole month.

king that shall reign over you: He king of Israel came down unto Judges v, 15. And the princes of) will take your sons, and appoint him, and wept over his face, and Issacbar were with Deboral; even them for himself, for his chariots. I said, O my father, my father, the

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of them desinshe and prepared against The horse

charlot of Israel, and the horsemen Hosea xiv, 3. Asshur shall not by night, and compassed the city thereof,

save us; we will not ride upon about. And when the servant of Isa. xxi, 7. And he saw a chariot horses. . . . .

the man of God was risen early, with a couple of horsemen, ...

Zech, x, 5. And they shall be as and gone forth, behold, an host and he hearkened diligently with mighty men, which tread down compassed the city both with much heed. their enemies in the mire of the

horses and chariots. And his serstreets in the battle: and they want sald unto him, Alas, my Isa. xxii, 7. And it shall come to

shall fight, because the LORD is master! how shall we do? pass, that thy choicest valleys with them and the riders on 2 Kin. ix, 21, .... And Joram shall be full of chariots, and the horses shall be confounded.

king of Israel, and Ahaziah king horsemen shall set themselves in

Rev. xix. 14. And the armies of Judah, went out, each in his array at the gate.

which were in heaven followed chariot, and they went out against Jer. Iv. 29. The whole city shall him upon white horses, clothed in Jehu..... flee for the noise of the horsemen fine linen, white and clean.

2 Chron. i, 14. And Solomon and bowmen; they shall go into

gathered chariots and horsemen; thickets, and climb up upon the NOT INVINCIBLE. and he had a thousand and four rocks: every city shall be forsaken, Judges v. 22. Then were the hundred chariots, and twelve and not a man dwell therein,

| horse-hoofs broken by the means thousand horsemen..... Jer. viii, 16. The snorting of his

of the prancings, the prancings of 18a, xxii, 6. 7. And Elam bare

their mighty ones. horses was heard from Dan; the

.

the quiver with chariots of men whole land trembled at the sound Ps. XX. 7. 8. Some trust in cha- and horsemen, and Kir uncovered of the neighing of his strong ones;

riots, and somein horses: but we will | the shield. And it shall come to for they are come, and have de

remember the nanie of the LORD pass, that thy choicest valleys voured the land, and all that is in our God. They are brought down

shall be full of chariots, and the it; the city, and those that dwell and fallen: but we are risen, and horsemen shall set themselves in therein. stand upright.

array at the gate. Prov. xxi, 31. The horse is

(See under Horse.) Ezek. xxiii, 6, 23. Which were

prepared against the day of battle: clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young but safety is of the LORD.

ARTILLERY OR IRON WAR men, horsemen riding upon horses.

Isa. XXX, 16. But ye said, No;

for we will flee upon horses; The Babylonians, and all the

CHARIOTS. Chaldeans, Pekod, and Shoa, and

therefore shall ye flee: and, We Josh. xvil, 16. 18. And the chilKoa, and all the Assyrians with will ride upon the swift; therefore

dren of Joseph said, The hill is them; all of them desirable young

shall they that pursue you be not enough for us: and all the men, captains and rulers, great swift.

Canaanites that dwell in the land lords and renowned, all of them Isa. xliii, 17. Which bringeth of the valley have chariots of riding upon horses.

forth the chariot and horse, the iron, both they who are of BethEzek. xxvi, 11. With the hoofs

army and the power, they shall shean and her towns, and they

lie down together, they shall not who are of the valley of Jezreel. of his horses shall he tread down all thy streets: he shall slay thy

rise: they are extinct, they are..... Thou shalt drive out the people by the sword, and thy quenched as tow.

Canaanites, though they have strong garrisons shall go down to Micah v. 10. And it shall come iron chariots, and though they be the ground.

to pass in that day, saith the LORD, strong.
that I will cut off thy horses out

Judges I, 19. And the LORD was Ezek. xxxviii, 4, 15. And I will

of the midst of thee, and I will with Judah; and he drave out the turn thee back, and put hooks destroy thy chariots.

inhabitants of the mountain; but into thy jaws, and I will bring

Haggai ii, 21. 22. Speak to

could not drive out the inhabithee forth, and all thine army, Zerubbabel, governor of Judah,

tants of the valley, because they horses and horsemen, all of them saying. I will shake the heavens

had chariots of iron. clothed with all sorts of armour,

and the earth; And I will over- Judges iv, 3, 13. And the chileven a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them hand

throw the throne of kingdoms, and dren of Israel cried unto the ling swords: And thou shalt come

I will destroy the strength of the LORD: for he had nine hundred

kingdoms of the heathen; and I chariots of iron; and twenty years from thy place out of the north

will overthrow the chariots, and | he mightily oppressed the children parts, thou, and many people with thee, all of them riding upon

those that ride in them; and the of Israel. And Sisera gathered

horses and their riders shall come | together all his chariots, even nine horses, a great company, and a mighty army:

down, every one by the sword of hundred chariots of iron, and all his brother.

the people that were with him, Dan. xi, 40. And at the time of

from Harosheth of the Gentiles the end shall the king of the south

WAR CHARIOT. unto the river of Kishon. push at him: and the king of the Joshua xi, 9. And Joshua did north shall come against him like unto them as the LORD bade him:

COMMISSARIAT. a whirlwind, with chariots, and he houghed their horses, and

Joshua i, 10, 11. Then Joshua with horsemen, and with many burnt their chariots with fire.

commanded the officers of the ships; and he shall enter into the

1 Kin. X. 26. And Solomon gath- people, saying. Pass through the countries, and shall overflow and

ered together chariots and horse-host, and command the people, pass over.

men: and he had a thousand and saying, Prepare you victuals; for Hosea i. 7. But I will have

four hundred chariots, and twelve within three days ye shall pass mercy upon the house of Judah, thousand horsemen, whom he be-over this Jordan, to go in to posand will save them by the LORD

stowed in the cities for chariots, sess the land, which the LORD their God, and will not save them and with the king at Jerusalem. your God giveth you to possess it. by bow, nor by sword, nor by 2 Kin. vi. 14. 15. Therefore sent | Judges viii, 5-9. 15. And he said battle, by horses, nor by horse- he thither horses, and chariots, unto the men of Succoth, Give, I men.

I and a great host: and they came I pray you, loaves of bread unto

ton chariot, though we out the

off thy', the LORD

borses anh, and an I will books / docthe midst

Gideon unto thine army?" Eine thereof: and I will

the the priests the men went

the people that follow me; for LORD, and hast said, With the pass the city seven times, and the they be faint, and I am pursuing multitude of my chariots I am priests shall blow with the trumafter Zebah and Zalmunna, kings come up to the height of the moun- | pets. And Joshua the son of Nun of Midian. And the princes of tains, to the sides of Lebanon, and called the priests, and said unto Succoth said. Are the hands of will cut down the tall cedar trees | them, take up the ark of the Zebah and Zalmunna now in thereof, and the choice fir trees covenant, and let seven priests thine hand, that we should give thereof: and I will enter into the bear seven trumpets of rams' bread unto thine army? And lodgings of his borders, and into horns before the ark of the Gideon said. Therefore when the the forest of his Carmel.

LORD. And he said unto the peoLORD hath delivered Zebah and Jer rxil 7. And I

ple, Pass on, and compass the city, Zalmunna into mine hand, then I destro destroyers against thee, every one

and let him that is armed pass on will tear your flesh with the

before the ark of the LORD. And thorns of the wilderness and with cut down thy choice cedars, and

it came to pass, when Joshua had briers. And he went up thence cast them into the fire.

spoken unto the people, that the to Penuel, and spake unto them

Jer, xlvi, 22. The voice thereof

seven priests bearing the seven likewise: and the men of Penuel

trumpets of rams' horns passed on answered him as the men of Suc

shall go like a serpent; for they
shall march with an army, and

before the LORD, and blew with coth had answered him. And he come against her with axes, as

the trumpets: and the ark of the spake also unto the men of Penuel, hewers of wood.

covenant of the LORD followed saying, When I come again in

them. And the armed men went peace, I will break down this WAR TRUMPET. before the priests that blew with tower. And he came unto the

FORM AND USE.

the trumpets, and the rereward men of Succoth, and said, Behold

came after the ark, the priests Zebah and Zalmunna, with whom

Num. X, 2-9. Make thee two

going on, and blowing with the ye did upbraid me, saying. Are trumpets of silver, of a whole

trumpets. And Joshua rose early the hands of Zebali and Zalmunna

piece shalt thou make them: that I in the morning, and the priests now in thine hand, that we should thou mayest use them for the

took up the ark of the LORD. And give bread unto thy men that are calling of the assembly, and for

seven priests bearing seven trumweary? the journeying of the camps. And

| pets of rams' horns before the Judges xx, 10. And we will take when they shall blow with them,

ark of the LORD went on continuall the assembly shall assemble ten men of an hundred through

ally, and blew with the trumpets: themselves to thee at the door of l and the armed men went before out all the tribes of Israel, and an

I the tabernacle of the congregation. I them: but the rere ward came after hundred of a thousand, and a

And if they blow but with one the ark of the LORD, the priests thousand out of ten thousand, to

trumpet, then the princes, which fetch victual for the people.

going on, and blowing with the are heads of the thousands of 2 Sam. xvii, 28, 29.

trumpets. And it came to pass at Brought Israel. shall gather themselves

the seventh time, when the priests beds, and basons, and earthen- unto thee. When yo blow an vessels, and wheat, and barley, alarm, then the camps that lie on

blew with the trumpets, Joshua

said unto the people, Shout; for and flour, and parched corn, and

the east parts shall go forward. beans, and lentiles, and parched

the LORD hath given you the city. When ye blow an alarm the second pulse, And honey, and butter, and

time, then the camps that lie on sheep, and cheese of kine, for the south side shall take their

UNDER THE JUDGES. David. and for the people that iourney: thev shall blow an alarm

journey: they shall blow an alarm Judges vi, 34. But the Spirit of were with him, to eat: for they for their journeys. But when the the LORD came upon Gideon, and said, The people is hungry, and congregation is to be gathered to-he blew a trumpet; and Abi-ezer weary, and thirsty, in the wilder gether, ye shall blow, but ye shall was gathered after him, ness. not sound an alarm. And the sons

Judges vii, 8, 16-20. So the 2 Kings 111, 9, 10. So the king of of Aaron, the priests, shall blow

people took victuals in their Israel went, and the king of with the trumpets; and they shall

hand, and their trumpets: ... Judah, and the king of Edom; be to you for an ordinance for ever

And he divided the three hundred and they fetched a compass of throughout your generations.

men into three companies, and he seven days' journey: and thereAnd if ye go to war in your land,

put a trumpet in every man's was no water for the host, and for against the enemy that oppresseth

hand... And he said unto the cattle that followed them. you, then ye shall blow an alarm

them, Look on me, and do likeAnd the king of Israel said, Alas! with the trumpets; and ye shall

wise: and, behold, when I come to that the LORD hath called these | be remembered before the LORD

the outside of the camp, it shall be three kings together, to deliver your God, and ye shall be saved

that, as I do, so shall ye do. When them into the hand of Moab! from your enemies.

I blow with a trumpet, I and all Ezek. xxiii, 24. And they shall

that are with me, then blow ye the come against thee with chariots, ITS FREQUENT EMPLOY trumpets also on every side of all wagons, and wheels, and with an

MENT.

the camp, and say. The sword of assembly of people, which shall set against theo buckler and shield

UNDER MOSES.

the LORD, and of Gideon. So

Gideon, and the hundred men and helmet round about: and I Num. xxxi, 6. And Moses sent that were with him, came unto will set judgment before them, them to the war, a thousand of

the outside of the camp in the beand they shall judge thee accord every tribe, them and Phinehas

ginning of the middle watch; and ing to their judgments.

the son of Eleazar the priest, to they had but newly set the watch: Ezek. xxxviii, 7. Be thou pre the war, with the holy instru and they blew the trumpets, and pared, and prepare for thyself, i ments and the trumpets to blow

brake the pitchers that were in thou, and all thy company that in his hand.

their hands. And the three comare assembled unto thee, and be

panies blew the trumpets, and tbou a guard unto them.

UNDER JOSHUA.

brake the pitchers, and held the Joshua vi. 4, 6-9, 12, 13, 16. And lamps in their left hands, and the PIONEERS.

seven priests shall bear before the trumpets in their right hands to 2 Kings xix, 23. By thy meg. | ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: blow withal; and they cried, The sengers thou hast reproached the and the seventh day ye shall com. I sword of the LORD, and of Gideon,

UNDER THE KINGS. warn the people; Then whosoever I not be with the heads of these 1 Sam. xii. 3. And Jonathan heareth the sound of the trumpet, men? Is not this David, of whom smote the garrison of the Philis and taketh not warning: if the they sang one to another in dances, tines that was in Geba, and the

sword come, and take him away, saying, Saul slew his thousands, Philistines heard of it. And Saul his blood shall be upon his own and David his ten thousands? blew the trumpet throughout all

head. He heard the sound of the | Then Achish called David, and the land, saying, Let the Hebrews trumpet, and took not warning: said unto him, Surely, as the hear.

his blood shall be upon him. But LORD liveth, thou hast becn up2 Sam, 11, 28. So Joab blew a

he that taketh warning shall de right, and thy going out and thy

liver his soul. But if the watch coming in with me in the host is trumpet, and all the people stood

man see the sword come, and still and pursued after Israel no

good in my sight: for I have not blow not the trumpet, and the found evil in thee since the day more, neither fought they any

people be not warned; if the of thy coming unto me unto this more.

sword come, and take any person day: nevertheless the lords favour 2 Sam. xvill, 16. And Joab blew from among them, he is taken thee not. Wherefore now return, the trumpet, and the people re- laway in his iniquity; but his blood and go in peace, that thou disturned from pursuing after Israel: will I require at the watchman's please not the lords of the Philisfor Joab held back the people. hand. .

tines. And David said unto 2 Sam. xx. 1. 22. And there hap. Hosea v. 8. Blow ve the cornet | Achish, But what have I done? and pened to be there a man of Belial, in Gibeah, and the trumpet in what hast thou found in thy serwhose name was Sheba, the son Ramah; cry alond at Beth-aven,

vant so long as I have been with of Bichri, & Benjamite: and he after thee, O Benjamin.

thee unto this day, that I may not blew a trumpet, and said, Wel Hosea vill, 1. Set the trumpet

go fight against the enemies of have no part in David, neither to th to thy mouth. He shall come as

my lord the king? And Achish have we inheritance in the son of an earle

answered and said to David, I son of an eagle against the house of the Jesse: every man to his tents, O

know that thou art good in my LORD, because they have transIsrael. Then the woman went gressed my covenant, and tres

sight, as an angel of God: notwithunto all the people in her wisdom.

standing the princes of the Philispassed against my law. And they cut off the head of

tines have said, He shall not go Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast

Joel il, 1. Blow ye the trumpet up with us to the battle. Whereit out to Joab. And he blew al in Zion, and sound an alarm in fore now rise up early in the trumpet. and they retired from my holy mountain: let all the in morning with thy master's serthe city, every man to his tent. habitants of the land tremble: for vants that are come with thee: And Joab returned to Jerusalem the day of the LORD cometh, for and as soon as ye be up early in unto the king. it is nigh at hand.

the morning, and have light, de2 Chron, xiil, 14. And when

Amos ii, 2, But I will send a fire

part. So David and his men rose Judah looked back, behold, the upon Moab, and it shall devour

up early to depart in the morning, battle was before and behind: and the palaces of Kirioth: and Moab

to return into the land of the

Philistines. And the Philistines they cried unto the LORD, and the shall die with tumult, with shoutpriests sounded with the trum ing, and with the sound of the went up to Jezreel. pets. trumpet,

1 Kings xil, 22-24. But the word 1 Cor. xiv, 8. For if the trumpet of God came unto Shemalah the UNDER NEHEMIAH. give an uncertain sound, who man of God, saying, Speak unto Neh. iv, 18-20. For the builders.

Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, every one had his sword girded battle

king of Judah, and unto all the by his side, and so builded. And

house of Judah and Benjamin, he that sounded the trumpet was

DISBANDING.

and to the remnant of the people, by me. And I said unto the

1 Sam. xxix, 1-11. Now the

saying, Thus saith the LORD, YO nobles, and to the rulers, and to Philistines gathered together all

shall not go up, nor fight against the rest of the people, The work their armies to Aphek: and the

your brethren the children of is great and large, and we are Israelites pitched by a fountain

Ísrael: return every man to his separated upon the wall, one far which is in Jezreel. And the

house; for this thing is from me. from another. In what place

They hearkened therefore to the lords of the Philistines passed on therefore ye hear the sound of the by hundreds, and by thousands:

word of the LORD, and returned trumpet, resort ye thither unto

to depart, according to the word but David and his men passed on us: our God shall fight for us.

of the LORD.
in the rere-ward with Achish,
Then said the princes of the

1 Kings xxii, 36. And there

1 Kings xxii, 3 P3. xlvil, 8. God is gone up with Philistines, What do these

went a proclamation thronghout a shout, the LORD with the sound | Hebrews here And Achish said the host about the going down of of a trumpet.

unto the princes of the Philistines, the sun, saying, Every man to his Jer. iv, 19. My bowels, my

Is not this David, the servant of city, and every man to his own

Saul the king of Israel, which country. bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in

hath been with me these days, or 2 Chron, Xxy, 7-10. But there me; I cannot hold my peace, be

these years, and I have found no came a man of God to him, saying, cause thou hast heard, O my soul,

fault in him since he fell unto me O king, let not the army of Israel the sound of the trumpet, the

unto this day? And the princes go with thee; for the LORD is not alarm of war.

of the Philistines were wroth with with Israel, to wit, with all the

him; and the princes of the Philis children of Ephraim. But if thou Erek. vii, 14. They have blown | tines said unto him, Make this wilt go, do it, be strong for the the trumpet, even to make all fellow return that he m

fellow return, that he may go battle: God shall make thee fall ready; but none goeth to the

again to his place which thou hast before the enemy: for God hath battle: for my wrath is upon all

appointed him, and let him not go power to help, and to cast down, the multitude thereof.

down with us to battle, lest in the And Amaziah said to the man of Ezek. xxxiil, 3-6. If when he battle he be an adversary to us: God, But what shall we do for the seeth the sword come upon the for wherewith should he reconcile hundred talents which I have land, he blow the trumpet, and I himself unto his master? should it I given to the army of Israel? And

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