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pockets ander one board, and two tabernacle on this side, and ou upon the utte most edge of the muckots under another board. And that side, to cover it.

curtain in the unpling, ani Afty they shall be eight boards, and

Exod. xxxvi, 8, 9, 14, 16. And

loops made be upon the edge of their sockets of silver, sixteen

the curtain which coupleth the fockets: two sockets under one every wise-hearted man, among

second. And he made fifty taches them that wrought the work of board, and two sockets under an-1.

of brass to couple the tent tothe tabernacle, made ten curtains other board.

gether, that it might be one. of fine twined linen, and blue, and Exod. xxxvi, 24. 26, 80. And purple and scarlet: with cherubims

PILLARS. forty sockets of silver he made of cunning work made he them. under the twenty boards; two The length of one curtain was

Escod, xxvi. 37. And thou shalt cockets under one board for his | twenty and eight cubits, and the make for the hanging five pillars two tenons, and two sockets under breadth of one curtain four cubits: 1 of shittim-wood, and overlay them

e all of one size. With gold, and their uove another board for his two tenons. the curtains were all of one size. ! And their forty sockets of silver, And he made curtains of goats' of gold; and thou shalt cast five

va two sockets under one board, and hair for the tent over the taber- Sockets of brass for them. two sockets ander another board. nacle: eleven curtains he made | Erod, xxvii, 10,17. And the twenty And there were eight boards; and them. The length of one curtain pillars thereof, and their twenty their sockets were sixteen sockets was thirty cubits, and four cubits sockets, shall be of brass; the books of silver, under every board two was the breadth of one curtain of the pillars and their fillets shall Bockets.

the eleven curtains were of one be of silver. All the pillars round size,

about the court shall be filleted Exod. xxxviii, 17, 27, 80, 81. And

with silver: their hooks shall be of the buckets for the pillars were of


silver and their sockets of brass. brass; the books of the pillars and their Allets of silver, and the over

Exod. xxvi, 4-6, 9--11. And thou | Exod. XXXVI, 36,88. And he mado laviner of their chapters of silver shalt make loops of blue upon the I thereunto four pillars of shittim. and all the pillars of the court

edge of the one curtain, from the wood, and overlaid them with were filleted with silver. And of

selvedge in the coupling; and like-l gold; their hooks were of gold; the hundred talents of silver were

wise shalt thou make in the utter- and he cast for them four sockets cast the sockets of the sanctuary inost edge of another curtain, in of silver. And the five pillars of

ata e vallean the coupling of the second. Fifty | it with their books; and he over

of the hundred | loops sualt thou make in the one laid their chapiters and their talents, a talent for a socket. And / curtain, and filty loops shalt thou fillets with g there with he made the sockets to

inake in the edge of the curtain sockets were of brass. the door of the tabernacle of the

that is in the coupling of the
second, that the loops may take

Exod. xxxviii, 10, 19. Their pil. congregation, and the brasen altar, and the brazen grate for it, and all grate for it, and all hold one of another. And thou

lars were twenty, and their brasen the vessels of the altar, And the

sockets twenty: the hooks of the shalt make fifty taches of gold, Bockets of the court round about, and couple the curtains together

pillars and their fillets were of

silver. And their pillars were and the sockets of the courlegate, with the taches; and it sh: and all the pius of the tabernacle, one tabernacle. And thou shalt

four, and their sockets of brass

tour; their hooks of silver, and and all the pins of the court round couple five curtains by themselves,

the overlayiog of their chapiters and six curtains by themselves, about, and shalt double the sixth curtain

and their fillets of silver.. CURTAINS.

in the forefront of the tabernacle. E.cod. XXVI, 1-3, 7, 8. 12. 18. And thou shalt make fifty loops

JIANGINGS. Moreover, thou shalt make the

on the edge of the one curtain Exod. xxvi, 36. And thou shalt tibarnacle with ten curtains of that 18 outmost in the coupling. I make an hanging for the door of fine twined linen, and blue, and and my loops in the edge of the ne twined linen, and blue, and curtain

band and fitty loops in the edge of the the tent, of blue, and purple, and purple, and scarlet: with cheru.

wbich couplet milie wrought with needle-work.

scarlet, and fine twined linen, bims of cunning work shalt thou

second. And thou shalt make | wrought with needle-work. make them. The length of one

fitty taches of brass, and put the

1 Ecod. xxvii, 9, 14, 15. And thou curtain shall be eight and twenty taches into the loops, and couple

shalt make the court of the tabercubits, and the breadth of one the tent together, that it may be

nacle: for the south side southcurtain four cubits; and every one one,

ward there shall be hangings for of the curtains shall have one Exod. xxxVI, 10-13, 16-18. And the court of fine twined linen, of an measure. The five curtains shall he coupled the five curtains one hundred cubits long, for one side. be coupled together one to an-unto another; and the other five | The hangings of one side of the other; and other five curtains shall curtains he coupled one unto gate shall be fifteen cubits: their be coupled one to another. And another. And he made loops of i pillars three, and their sockets thou shalt make curtains of goats' blue on the edge of one curtain, three. And on the other side hair to be a covering upon the from the selvedge in the coupling: shall be hangings fifteen cubits: tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt likewise he made in the utter- I their pillars three and their thou make. The length of one most side of another curtain, in sockets three. curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the coupling of the second. Fifty

Exod. xxxv, 17. The hangings the breadth of one curtain fuur loops made be in one curtain, and

of the court, bis pillars, and their cubits; and the eleven curtains fifty loops made be in the edge of

sockets, and the hanging for the shall be all of one measure. And the curtain which was in the

door of the court. the remnant that remaineth of coupling of the second: the loops the curtains of the tent, the half-held one curtain to another. And

Ecod. XXXVI, 37. And he made curtain that remaineth, shall bangl he made fifty taches of cold, and an hubging for the tabernacleover the back side of the taber- coupled the curtains one unto I door blue, and purple, und nacle. And a cubit on the one another with the taches: so it be

scarlet, and fine twined linen, of side, and a cubit on the other side, came one tabernacle. And he of that which remaineth in the coupled five curtains by them- Exod. xxxviii, 9, 11--15. 18. And length of the curtains of the tent, selves, and six curtains by them- he made the court: on the south It shall hang over the sides of the selves. And he made fifty loops side southward, the hangings of

ulion fin, unto ver in one

the court were of fino twined hanging of the court-gate: 80 for the errors of the people: The linen, an hundred cubits. And Moses finished the work.

Holy Ghost this signifying, that for the north side, the hangings

the way into the holiest of all was were an hundred cubits, their

not yet made manifest, while as

Exod. xxxv, 10-13. And every pillars were twenty, and their

the first tabernacle was yet standwisehearted among you shallcome, sockets of brasy twenty: the hooks

ing and make all that the LORD bath of the pillars and their fillets of commanded; The tabernacle, his

2nd, silver. And for the west side

tent, and his covering, his taches, were bangings of fifty cubits, their

FURNITURE. and his boards, his bars, his pillars, pillars ten, and their sockets ten:

and his sockets; The ark, and the ist. --IN THE HOLY PLACE. the hooks of the pillars and their

staves thereof, with the mercyfillets of silver. And for the east seat, and the vall of the covering;

The LAMP. side eastward, fifty cubits. The

The table and his staves, aad all Exod. XXY, 31-39. And thon hangings of the one side of the

his vessels, and the shew-bread. shalt make a candlestick of puro gate were fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets Exod. xxxviii, 21. This is the gold; of beaten work sholl the And for the other side of sum of the tabernacle, even of the

candlestick be made: his shaft, and

his branches, his bowls, his knops, the court-gate, on this hand and tabernacle of testimony, as it was that land, were hangings of fifteen counted, according to the com- and his flowers, shall be of tbe cublts, their pillars three, and | mandment of Moses. for the ser. same. And six branches shall their sockets threo. And the | vice of the Levites by the band of come out of the sides of it: three hanglug for the gate of the court | Ithamar, son to Aaron the priest. branches of the cano

of the one side, and three branches was needle-work, of blue, and Exod. xxxix, 32, 33. Thus was

of the candlestick out of the purple, and scarlet and fine twined all the work of the tabernacle of

other side: Three howls made like linen; and twenty cubits was the the tent of the congregation fin

unto almonds, with a krop and length, and the height in the lished: and the children of Israel

a flower in one branch; and three breadth was five cubits, answer-did according to all that the LORD

bowls made like almonds in the able to the bangings of the court. commanded Moses, 80 did they,

other branch, with a knop and a And they brought the tabernacle E.cod. xl, 8, 28. And thou shalt

flower: so in the six branches that unto Moses, the tent and all his set up the court round about, and

come out of the candlestick. And furniture, his taches, his boards, hang up the hanging at the court

in the candlestick shall be four his bars, and his pillars, and his gate. And he set up the hanging

bowls made like unto almonds, sockets. at the door of the tabernacle.

with their knops and their flossers. Heb. ix. 1. 2. Then verily the And there shall be a knop onder HOOKS, ETC. first covenant had also ordinances

| two branches of the same, and 3 of divire service, and a worldly Exod. xxxv, 18. The pins of the

knop under two branches of the sanctuary. For there was a taber. tabernacle, and the ping of the

taber- same, and a knop under two

nacle made; the first, wherein was branches of the same, according to court, and their cords.

the candlestick, and the table, and the stx branches that proceed out Exod. xxxvili, 20, 28. And all the shewbread; which is called the

of the candlestick. Their knops the pins of the tabernacle, and of sanctuary.

and their branches shall be of the court ronnd about, were of

the same; all of it shall be one brass. And of the thousand seven


beaten work of pure golu. And hundred seventy and five shekels

thou shalt make the seven lamps he made hooks for the pillars, and

Exod. xxvi, 31-33. And thou

thereof: and they shall light overlaid their chapiters, and fillet. shalt make & vall of blue, and

the lamps thereof, that they may ed them. purple, and scarlet, and fine twin

give light over against it. And ed linen, of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made, And

the tongs thereof, and the snuffCOVERINGS.

dishes thereof, shall be of pure thou shalt hang it upon four pilExod. xxvi, 14. And thou shalt lars of shittim-wood overlaid with

gold. Of a talent of pure gold make a covering for the tent of

shall he make it, with all these gold: their hooks shall be of gold, rams' sking dyed rod, and a coverupon the four suckets of silver.

vessels. ing above of badgers' skins. And thou shalt hang up the vail

Exod. xxxvii, 17-24. And he xod. xxxix, 31. And the cover-under the taches, that thou may-made the candlestick of pure gold: ing of rams' sking dyed red, and est bring in tinther within the vail of beaten work made he the can. the covering of badgers'skins, and I the ark of the testimony: and the dlestick; his shaft, and his branch. the Vail of the covering

vail shall divide unto you between his bowls, his knops, and his flow 1 Kings vi, 9. So he bnilt the

the holy place and the most holy. era, were of the And six

1 house, and finished it; and cover

branches going out of the sides Ecod. xxxvI, 35. And be made a

thereof; three branches of the ed the house with beams and vail of blue, and purple, and scar.

candlestick out of the one siete boards of cedar,

let, and fine twined linen: with
cberubims made ho it of cunning

thereof, and three branches of the work.

candlestick out of the other side COURT ROUND ABOUT.

thereof: Three bowls made after

Lev. xvi. 2. And the LORD the fashion of almonds in one Prod. svil. 13. 18. And the said unto Moses, Speak unto branch, a knop and a flower, and hroudth of the court on the east Aaron thy brother, that ho come three bowls made like almon's in ca aastward shall be fifty cubits. / not at all times into the holy place another branch, a knop and a The length of the court shall be within the vell before the mercy-flower. so throngh an bundred cubits and the breadth Beat, which is upon the ark, that branches coing onl of the ca afty every where, and the height he die not: for I will appear in tho stick And in the five cubits of fine twined linen, cloud upon the mercyseat.

were four bowls made like al. and their sockets of brass.

Heb. ix, 7, 8. But into the secoud monds, his knops, and lis flowers: Pcod. xl. 33. And be reared up went the high priest alone once | And a knop ander two branches the court round about the taber- every year, not without blood of the same, and knop ander nacle and the altar, and set up the which be offered for hirself, and two branches of the same, and a

knop order two branches of the TABLE OF SHEWBREAD. tim-wood, and overlay them with same,according to the six branches

Excod. xxv, 23--28. Thou shalt, Sold. going out of it. Their knops and

lake atute of bittim-woods Exod. xxxvii, 25-28. And ho their branches were of the same:

two cubits shall be the length made the incense altar of shitimall of it was one beaten work of

thereof, and a cubit the breadth / wood: the length of it was a cubit, pure gold. And be made his seven

thereof, and a cubit ani a half the and the breadth of it a cubit. (it lamps, and his snuffers, and his

height thereof. And thou shalt | was four-square,) and two cubits enuft-dislies, of pure gold, of a

overlay it with pure gold, and 20013 the height of it; the horns talent of pure gold made he it,

make thereto a crown of gold thereof were of the same. And he and all the vessels thereof.

round about. And thou shalt overlaid it with pure gold, both Exod. xxxix, 37. The paire can make unto it a border of an hand- the top of it, and the sides theredlestick, with the lamps thereof, breadth round about, and thou of round about, and the horns eren with the lamps to be set in shalt make a golden crown to the of it: also he made unto it a crown order, and all the vessels thereof, border thereof round about. And of gold round about. And he and the oil for light.

thou shalt make for it four rings made two rings of gold for it

1 of gold, and put the rings in the under the crown thereof, by the Num. viil, 4. And this work of

four corners that are on the four two corners of it, upon the two the candlestick was of beaten gold;

feet thereof. Over against the sides thereof, to be places for tho unto the shaft thereof, unto the

bordersball the rings be for places staves to bear it withal. And ho flowers thereof, was beaten work:

of tho staves to bear the table. I made the staves of shittim-wood, according unto the pattern which

And thou shalt make the staves and overlaid them with gold. the LORD had showed Moses, 80

of shittim-wood, and overlay them Exod. x1, 5, 26. And thou shalt be made the candlestick.

with gold, that the table may be set the altar of gold for the inborne with them

cense before the ark of the testiRev. 1. 12. And I turned to see

Exod. xxvi, 36. And thou shalt

mony, and put the hanging of the the voice that spake with me. set the table without the vail, and

| door to the tabernacle. And ho And, being torned, I saw seven the candlestick over against the

put the golden altar in the tent of golden candlesticks.

table, on the side of the tabernacle 1 tbo congregation before the vall. Rev. xi, 4. These are the two

toward the south; and thou shalt olive-trees, and the two candleput the table on the north side.

TIIE HOLY OF HOLIES, Bticks standing before the God of

Exod. xxxvil, 10-15. And he tho earth.

THE ARK. made the table of sbittim-wood: Tuz OIL AND THE LIGHTING OF two cubits was the length thereof,


and a cubit the breadth thereof, Exod. xxv, 10-15. And they

and a cubit and a half the height shall make an ark of shittimExod. xxvii, 20, 21. And thou

thereof. And he overlaid it with wood: two cubits and a half shall shalt command the children of

pure gold, and made thereunto a be the length thereof, and a cubit Israel, tbat they bring theo pure oil-olive beaten for the light, to

crown of gold round about. Also and a half the breadth thereof, cause the lamp to burn always.

he made thereunto a border of an and a cubit and a half the height In the tabernacle of the congrega

hand-breadth round about; and thereof. And thou shalt overlay

made a crown of gold for the it with pure gold, within and withtion without the vail, which is before the testimony, Aaron and

border thereof round about. And out shalt thou overlay lt; and shalt bis sons shall order it from morn

he cast for it four rings of gold, make upon it a crown of gold

and put the rings upon the four round about. And thou shalt cast ing to evening before the LORD. It shall be a statute for ever unto

corners that were in the four feet four rings of gold for it, and put their generations on the behalf of

thereof. Over against the border them in the four corners thereof; the children of Israel.

were the rings, the places for the and two rings shall be in the one

staves to bear the table. And he side of it, and two rings in the Exod. xxxv, 14. The candle made the staves of shittim-wood, other side of it. And thou shalt stick also for the light, and his and overlaid them with gold, to make staves of sbittim-wood, and furniture, and his lamps, with the bear the table.

overlay them with gold. And oil for the light,

thou shalt put the staves into the Exod. xl, 4. 24, 25. ..... And


rings by the sides of the ark, thou shalt bring in the candlestick,

that the ark may be borne with and light the lamps thereof. And

Exod. xxx, 1--5. And thou shalt them. The staves shall be in the he put the candlestick in the tent make an altar to burn incense

rings of the ark: they shall not bo of the congregation, over against upon; of shittim-wood shalt thou

taken from it. the table, on the side of the taber make it. A cubit shall be the Exod. XXXVII, 1--5. And Bezaleel nacle southward, And he lighted length theroof, and a cubit the made the ark of shittim-wood; the limps before the LORD; as the breadth thereof; (four-square shall two cubits and a half was the Lond commanded Moses.

it be,) and two cubits shall be the length of it, and a cubit and a half Num. viii, 2, 3. Speak anto

height thereof; the horns thereof the breadth of it, and a cubit and Aaron, and say unto him, When

shall be of the same. And thou a half the height of it. And ho thou lightest the lamps, the seven

shalt overlay it with pure gold, overlaid it with pure gold within lamps shall give light over against

the top thereof, and the sides and without, and made a crown of th: candlestick. And Aaron did

thereof roand about, and the horns gold to it round about. And ho so: he lighted the lamps thereof

thereof; and thou shalt make unto cast for it four rings of gold, to be over against the candlestick ; as

it a crownof gold round about. And ect by the four corners of it; even the LORD commanded Moses.

two golden rings shalt thou make two ringy upon the one side of it,

to it under the the crown of it, by and two rings upon the other side 1 Sam ill, 3. And ere the lamp the two corners thereof; upon the of it. And he made stases of of God went out in the temple of two sides of it shalt thou make it: slittim-wood, and overlaid them tho LORD, where the ark of God and they shall be for places for the with gold, And he put the was, and Samuel was laid down staves to bear it withal. And staves into the rings by the sides to sleep.

thou shalt make the slaves of sbit of the ark, to bear the ark.

Exod. xl, 2, 3, 21. On the first and another cnerpo on the other , to search out a resting-plare for day of the first month shalt thou end on that side: out of the mercy- tbem. Bet up the tabernacle of the tent

a taharnacle of the tent seat made he the cherubim on the Num. xiv. 44. But tney prosum. of the congregation; And thou two ends thereof. And thou two ends thereot. And the led to go up unto the hill top:

And the led to shalt put therein the ark of the I cherubims spread out their wings nevertheless the ark of the covetestimony. and cover the ark with on high, and covered with their pant of the LORD and Moseg the vail. And he brought the wings over the mercy-seat, with

over the mercy-seat, with departed not out of the camp. ark into the tabernacle, and set their faces one to another; even to

Josh, iii, 3, 4, 6, 8, 11. And they up the vail of the covering, and the mercy - seat - ward were the

commanded the people, saying covered the ark of the testimony: 1 faces of the cherubimg.

When ye see the ark of the coveas the LORD commanded Moses.

nant of the LORD your God, and 2 Sam. vi, 17. And they brought

the priests the Levites bearing it,

Heb. ix, 5. And over it the In the ark of the LORD, and set it

then ye shall remove from your cherubims of glory shadowing the in his place, in the midst of the

place, and go after it: Yet there mercy-seat; of which we cannot tabernacle that David had pitch

shall be a space between you and Dow speak particularly. ed for it: and David offered burnt

| it, about two thousand cubits by offerings and peace - offerings

measure: come not near unto it; bofore the LORD.

ITS USE AND CONTENTS. that yo may know the way by

which ye must go: for ye have 1 Chron. xv. 1. And David mado Erod. XIV, 16, 21, 22. And thou

not passed this way beretofore. him houses in the city of David, shalt put into the ark the testi

And Joshua spake unto the and prepared a place for the ark mony which I shall give thee.

priests, saying, Take up the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent. And thou shalt put the mercy-seat

of the covenant, and pass over above upon the ark; and in the 1 Chron, xvi, 1. So they brought

before the people. And they took ark thou shalt put the testimony | the ark of God, and set it in the

up the ark of the covenant, and that I shall give thee. And there I midst of the tent that David bad

went before the people. And will meet with thee, and I will compitched for it: and they offered

tbou shalt command the priests mune with thee from above the burnt-sacrifices and peace-offer- |

that bear the ark of the covenant, mercy - seat, from between the ings before God.

saying, When ye are come to the two cherubims which are upon

brink of the water of Jordan, ye 2 Chron. 1. 4. Bat the ark of the ark of the testimony, of all

shall stand still in Jordan. Be. God had David brought up from things which I will give thee in

hold, the ark of the covenant of Kirjath-jearim to the place which commandment unto the children

the Lord of all the earth passeth David lad prepared for it: for he of Israel.

over before you into Jordan. bad pitched a tent for it at Jeru- Exod. xxx, 6. And thou eat Josh. iv. 10. 11. For the priests baltin, put it before the vall that is by

which bare the ark stood in the the ark of the testimony, before

midst of Jordan, until every thing Its LID OR MERCY SEAT. the inercy-seat that is over the

was finished that the LORD comExod xxv, 17. And thou shalt testimony, where I will meet with

manded Joshua to speak unto the make a mercy-seat of pure gold: thee.

people, according to all that Moses two cubits and a half shall be Exod. xl. 20. And he took and commandedJoshua: and the people the length thereof, and a cubit

IDIL put the testimony into the ark. I hasted and passed over. And it and a half the breadth thereof. I and set the staves on the ark, and caine to pass, when all the people

Exod. xxvi, 34. And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above upon were clean passed over, that the out the mercy-seat upon the ark | the ark.

ark of the LORD passed over, and of the testimony in the must holy

the priests, in the presence of the

1 Chron. xli, 3. 4. And let us place.

people. bring again the ark of our God to Exod. xxxvii, 6. And he made us: for we enquired not at it in

1 Chron. xv, 23 24. And Berechthe inercy-seat of pure gold: two the days of Saul. Aud all the

iah and Elkanai u. re door-keepcubits and a ha f was the length congregation said that they would

ers for the ark. And Shebaniah, thereof, and one cubit and do Half do 80: for the thing was right in

and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel. the breadth thereof. the eyes of all the people,

and Amasal, and Zechariah, and

Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priesta, 2 Chron. vi, 11. And in it have did blow with the trompets before ITS CHERBIM.

I put the ark, wherein is the the ark of God: and Obed-edom Exod. XXV, 18.-20. And thon covenant of the LORD that he and Jehiah ucre door-keepers Bhalt inake two cherubims of made with the children of Israel. for the ark. gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them in the two ends of P8. cxxxii, 8. Arise. O LORD, into the mercy-seat. And make one thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy | SOMETIMES TAKEN OUT WITII TUR cherub ou the one end, and the strength.

ARMY IN WAR. other cherub on the other end;

Heb.ix. 4. Which had the gold. Josh. vi, 11, 12. So the ark of the cren of the mercy-seat shall ye

en censer, and the ark of the LORD compassed the city, going make the cherubuns on ve TWO covenant overlaid round about about it once: and they came into onds thereof, And the cherubims | with gold, wherein was the golden the camp, and lodged in the camp. sliall stretch forth thcir wings on pot that had manna, and Aaron's Ana Josius Toso Burly 1 LUG high, covering the mercy - seat rod that bodded, and the tables morning, and the priests took up with their wings, and their faces of the covenant

the ark of the LORD. shcll look one to another; toward

1 Sam. Iv, 3-6. And when the the mercy-reat shall the faces of the cherubims be.

TIL GUARD OF THE ARK. people were come into the camp.

ihe elders of Israel said, WhereExod. XXXVII,7--9. And he made Num. x, 33. And they departed fore hath the LORD emitten us to two cherubims of gold; beaten out from the mount of the LORD three day before the Philistines? Let of one piece made he them, on the days' journey: and the ark of the us fetch the ark of the curenant two ends of the mercy-seat: One covenant of the LORD went before of the LORD out of Shilob cherub on the end on this side, them in the three days' journey, upon us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of all, and on your lords. Now there before the ark. And David was the hand of our enemieg. So the fore make a new cart, and take afraid of the LORD that day, and people sent to Shiloh, that they two milch-kine, on which thero | said, How shall the ark of tho might bring from thence the ark hath come no yoke, and tie the LORD come to me? So David would of the covenant of the LORD otkine to the cart, and bring their not remove the ark of the LORD hosts, which dwelleth between the

unto him into the city of David; cherubims: and the two sons of the ark of the LORD, and lay it but David carried it aside into the EI. Hopbni and Phinehas, were upon the cart; and put the jewels bouse of Obed-edom the Gittite. there with the ark of the covenant of gold, which yo return him for And the ark of the LORD conof God. And when the ark of the a trespass-offering, in a coffer by tinued in the house of Obed-edom covenant of the LORD came into I the side thereof; and send it away, I the Gittite three months; and tho the camp, all Israel shouted with that it may go. And see, if it | LORD blessed Obed-edom, and all a great shout, so that the earth I goeth up by the way of his own bis bonsehold. And it was told rang again. And when the Phil coast to Beth-shemesh, then be king David, saying. The LORD istiues heard the noise of the hath done us this great evil: bat hath blessed the house of Obedsbout. they said. What meaneth if not, then we shall know that it edom, and all that pertaineth unto the noise of this great shout in the is not his hand that smote us; it him, because of the ark of God. camp of the Hebrews? And they was a chance that happened to us. So David went and brought up understood that the ark of the And the men did so: and took two the ark of God from the house of LORD was come into the camp. milch kine, and tied them to the Obed-edom into the city of David

cart, and shut up their calves at with gladness. And it was 80.

home: And they laid the ark of that, when they that bare the ark ONCE TAKEN CAPTIVE.

the LORD upon the cart, and the of the LORD had gone six paces, 1 Sam. iv, 11, 13, 17, 22. And

coffer with the mice of gold and he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. So the ark of God was taken; and the

the images of their emerods. And David and all the house of Israel two sons of Eli, Hophoi and Phi

the cart came into the field of brought up the ark of the LORD nehas, were slain. And when he

Joshua, a Beth-shemite, and stood with shouting, and with the sound came, lo, Ell sat upon a seat by

there, where there was a great of the trumpet. the way-side watching: for his

stone; and they clave the wood of heart trembled for the ark of God.

1 Sam. vii, 2. And it came to the cart, and offered the kine a And when the man came into the burnt-offering unto the LORD.

pass, while the ark abode in Kircity, and told it, all the city cried And the Levites took down the

jath-jearim, that the time was out. And the messenger answered ark of the LORD, and the cofler

long; for it was twerty years; and and said, Israel is fled before the that was with it, wherein the

all the house of Israel lamented Philistines, and there hath been jewels of gold were, and put them

after the LORD. also a great slaughter among the

on the great stone; and the men 2 Sam. xv, 24, 25. And to Zadok people and thytwosons also, Hoph of Beth-shemesh offered burnt-of-also, and all the Levites were with ni and Phinehas, are dead, and the

ferings, and sacrificed sacrifices, I him, bearing the ark of the coveark of God is taken. And she

the same day unto the LORD. And nant of God; and they set down said, The glory is departed from when the five lords of the Phili

the ark of God; and Abiathar Israel; for the ark of God is taken.

stines had seen it, they returned went up, until all the people had 1 Sam. v, 1, 2. And the Phili to Ekron the same day. And they done passing out of the city. And stines took the ark of God, and sent messengers to the inhabitants the king said unto Zadok, Carry brought it from Ebenezer unto of Kirjath-jeurim, saying, The Phi- buck the ark of God into the city: Ashdod. When the Philistines listines have brought again the if I shall find favour in the eyes took the ark of God, they brought ark of the LORD; come ye down, of the LORD, he will bring mo it into the house of Dagon, and and fetch it up to you.

again, and show me both it and set it by Dagon.

his habitation, 1 Sam. vi, 1, 13. And the ark or VARIOUS STATIONS OF TUE 1 Kings il, 26. And unto Abiathe LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months. And


thar the priest said the king, Get they of Beth-shemesh were reap- 1 Sam. vii, 1. , And the men of

theo to Anathoth, unto thine own ing their wheat barvest in the. Kirjath-jearlm came, and fetched

fields; for thou art worthy of valley: and they lifted up their up the ark of the LORD, and

death: but I will not at this timo eyes, and saw the ark, and re- brought it into the house of Abina

put thee to death, because thou joiced to see it. dab in the hill, and sanctified

barest the ark of the LORD God Eleazar his son to keep the ark of

before David my father, and beBUT SOON SENT BACK. the LORD.

cause thou hast been afflicted in 1 Sam. vi. 2-,21. And 2 Sam. vi, 1-4, 9--13, 15. Again,

all wherein my father was af

flicted. the Philistines calledforthe priests David gathered together all the and thediviners,saying, What shall chosen men of Israel, thirty thou- 1 1 Kings viil, 1--4. Then Sowedo to the ark of the LORD? tell us sand. And David arose, and went lomon assembled the elders of wherewith we shall send it to his with all the people that were with Israel, and all the heads of the place. And they said, If ye send him from Baale of Judah, to bring tribes, the chief of the fathers of away the ark of the God of Israel, up from thence the ark of God, the children of Israel, unto king sent it not empty; but in any wise whose name is called by the name Solomon in Jerusalem, that they return him a trespass-offering : of the LORD of hosts, that dwell-might bring up the ark of the cothen ye shall be healed, and it leth betrocen the cherubims. And venant of the LORD out of the city shall be known to you why his they set the ark of God upon a of David, which is Zion. And all hand is not removed from you. | new cart, and brought it out of the men of Israel assembled themThen said they, What shall be the the house of Abinadab that was selves unto king Solomon at the trespass-offering which we shall in Gibeah; and Uzzah and Ahio, feast in the month Ethanim, which return to him? They answered, the sons of Abinadab, drave the is the seventh month, And all Five golden emerods, and five new cart. And they brought it the elders of Israel came, and the golden mice, according to the out of the house of Abinadab, priests took up the ark. And they number of the lords of the Phili-which was at Gibeah, accompany brought up the ark of the LORD, stinés: for one plague was on you ling the ark of God; and Ahio went and the tabernacle or the congre

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