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are three days. Yet within three | nnto Joseph, in my dream, be- terpretation thereof, that he wor
days shall Pharaoh lift up thipe | bold, I stood upon the bank of shipped, and returned into the
head, and restore thee unto thy the river: And, bebold, there came host of Israel, and said, Arise: for
place; and thou shalt deliver Pha- op out of the river seven kine, the LORD bath delivered into your
raoh's cup into his band, after the fat-fleshed, and well-favoured ; | band the host of Midian.
former mauner when thou wast and they fed in a meadow: And.
his butler.
behold, seven other kine came up

SOLOxox.
after them, poor and very ill-fa-
THE CHEY BAKER. voured and lean-fleshed, such as I

1 Kings iii, 5, 8-15. In Gibeon Gen. xl. 16-19. When the chief never saw in all the land of Egypt

the LORD appeared to Solomon in boker saw that the interpretation for badness: And the lean and the

a dream by night: and God said, was good, he said unto Joseph, 1 ill-favoured kine did eat up the

| Ask what I shall give thee. And also was in my dream, and, behold, first seven fat kine. And when

thy servant is in the midst of thy

people which thou hast chosen, a I had three white baskets on my they had eaten them up, it could

great people, that cannot be numhead. And in the uppermost not be known that they had eaten

bered nor counted for multitude, basket there was of all manner of them; but they were still ill-fa

Give therefore thy servant an unbake-meats for Pharaoh; and the voured, as at the beginning. So

derstanding heart to judgethy peobirds did eat them out of the bas- I awoke. And I saw in my dream, ket upon my head. And Joseph and, behold, seven ears came up in

ple, that I may discern between answered and said. This is the in-one stalk, full and good: And, be

good and bad: for who is able to

judge this thy so great a people? terpretation thereof: The three hold,seven ears,withered, thin and baskets are three days. Yet with-blasted with the east wind, sprung!

And the speech pleased the LORD,

that Solomon bad asked this thing. in three days Bhall Pharaoh lift up after them; And the thin ears

And God said unto him, Because up thy head from off thee, and shall devoured the seven good ears.

thou hast asked this thing and hang thee on a tree; and the birds And I told this unto the magi

hast not asked for thyself long shall eat thy flesh from off thee. | cians; but there was none that could declare it to me. And Jo

life; neither hast asked riches for

thyself, nor hast asked the life of Gen. xl. 21, 22. And he restored

rastored 1 seph said unto ha avu:
dream of Pharaoh is one: God

od thine e

thine en mies; but hast asked for the chief butler unto his butlerbath shewed Pharaoh what he is

thyself understanding to discern ship again; and he gave the cup about to do. The seven good

judgment; Behold, I have done into Pharaoh's hand: But he hangkine are seven years; and the

according to thy words: lo, I have ed the chief baker, as Joseph had

given thee a wise and an unseven good ears are seven years: interpreted to them,

derstanding heart; so that there the dream is one. And the seven

was none like thee before thee, Gen. xli, 11-13. And we dreamed thin and ill-favoured kine that

neither after thee shall any arise a dream in one night, I and he: came up after them, are seven

like unto thee. And I have also we dreamed each man according 1 years; and the seven empty ears,

given thee that which thou hast to the interpretation of his dream. blasted with the east wind, shall

| not asked, both riches and honour: And there was there with us a be seven years of famine. This is

so that there shall not be any young man, an Hebrew, servant the thing which I have spoken!

among the kings like unto thee to the captain of the guard; and uuto Pharaoh: What God is about

all thy days. And if thou wilt we told him, and he interpreted to do he showeth unto Pliaraoh,

walk in my ways, to keep my stato us our dreams: to each man | Behold, there come seven years

tutes and my commandments, as according to bis dream he did in- of great plenty throughout all the

land of Egypt: And there shal: terpret. And it came to pass, as

thy father David did walk, then I

will lengthen thy days. And so he interpreted to us, so it was; arise after them seven years of

lomon awoke; and, bebold, it was me be restored onto mine ofice, famine; and all the plenty shall and him be hanged. be forgotten in the land of Egypt;

a dream.
and the famine shall consume the
land; And the plenty shall not be

NEBUCHADXEZZAB.
PHARAOL.

known in the land by reason of Dan. ii, 1, 31-45. And in the Gen. xll. 1-7 17-32. And it came that famine following for it shall second year of the reign of Ne to pass at the end of two full be very grievous. And for that buchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar years, that Pharaoh dreamed; and, the dream was doubled unto Pha-dreamed dreams, where with his behold, he stood by the river. raoh twice: it is because the thing spirit was troubled, and his sleep And, behold, there came up out is established by God, and God brake from him. Thou, o king. of tlie river seven well-favoured | will shortly bring it to pass. sa west, and beloll a great image. kine, and fat-fleshed; and they sed

This great image whose brightin a meadow. Aud, behold, seven

MIDIANITE SOLDIER

ness was excellent, stood btlure other kine came up after them

thee; and the form thereof 1008 out of the river, Ill-tavoured and Jud. vii. 13--15. And when terrible. This image's head 2003 Jean-fleshed; and stood by the Gideon was come, behold, there of fine gold, bis breast and his other kine, upon the brink of the was a man that told a dream unto arms of silver, his belly and his river. And the ill-favoured and his fellow, and said, Behold, I thighs of brass, Ilis legs of iron, lean-fleshed kine did eat up the dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake his feet part of iron and part Beven woll-favoured and fat kine. of barley bread tumbled into the of clay. Thou sa west till that so Pharaoh awoke. And he slept, bost of Midian, and came unto a a stone was cut out without and drearned the second time: tent, and smote it that it fell, and hand, which smule the image and, behold, seven ears of corn overturned it, that the tent lay upon bis feet that rere of iron came up upon one stalk, rank and along. And his fellow answered and clay, and brake them to good. And, behold, seven thin and said, This is nothing else save pieces, Then was the iron, the ears, and blasted with the east the sword of Gideon the son of clay, the brass, the zilver, and tho wind, sprung up after them. And Joash, a man of Israel: for intu gld. broken to pieces togeth, the seven thin ears devoured the bis hand hath God delivered an I became like the chalf of the seven rank and full ears. And Midian, and all the host. And it summer thrashing-floors, and the Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was so, whep Gideon heard the wind carried them away that ro was a dream. And Pharaoh said I telling of the dreson, and the in-l place was found for them; and

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that smote the image 1 visions of mine head in my bed: I strong. whose height reached became a great mountain, and saw, and behold a tree in the unto the heaven, and the sight Alled the whole earth. Thou, midst of the earth, and the height thereof to all the earth; Whoso 0 king, art & king of kings: thereof was great. The tree leaves were fair, and the fruit for the God of heaven bath given grew, and was strong, and the thereof much, and in it was meat thee a kingdom, power, and height thereof reached unto hea- | for all; under which the beasts of strength, and glory. And where- ven, and the right thereof to the the field dwelt, and upon whose Boever the children of men dwell, end of all the earth. The leaves branches the fowls of the heaven the beasts of the field, and the thereof were fair. and the fruit had their habitation; It is thou, O fowls of the heaven, hath he given thereof much, and in it was meat king, that art grown and become into thine hand, and hath made for all: the beasts of the field had strong: for thy greatnes is grown, thee ruler over them all. Thou shadow under it, and the fowls of and reachelb unto heaven, and thy art this head of gold. And after the heaven dwelt in the boughs dominion to the end of the earth. thee shall arise another kingdom thereof, and all flesh was fed of it. And whereas the king saw a inferior to thee, and another third I saw in the visions of my head watcher and an holy one coming kingdom of brass, which shall

down from heaven, and saying, bear rule over all the earth. And watcher and an holy one came Hew the tree down, and destroy the fourth kingdom shall be strong | down from heaven: He cried | 1t; yet leave the stump of the as Iron: forasmuch as Iron break aloud, and said thug. Hew down | roots thereof in the earth, even eth in pieces and subdueth all the tree, and cut off his branches, with a band of iron and brass, in things, and as iron that breaketh shake off his leaves, and scatter the tender grass of the field; and all these, shall it break in pieces his fruit: let the beasts get away | let it be wet with the dew of hear. and bruise. And whereas thou from under it, and the fowls from ven, and let bis portion be with Bawest the feet and toes, part of his branches: Nevertheless, leave the beasts of the field til seven potter's clay, and part of iron, the the stump of his roots in the times pass over him; This is the kingdomn shall be divided; but earth, even with a band of Iron interpretation, o king, and this is there shall be in it of the strength and brass, in the tender grass of the decree of the most High which of the fron, forasmuch as thou the field; and let it be wet with is como upon my lord the king. Bawest the iron mixed with miry the dew of heaven, and let his clay. And as the toes of the feet portion be with the beasts in the

DANIEL uere part of iron, and part of clay; grass of the earth: Let his heart Dan. vil, 1. In the first year of 80 the kingdom shall be parily be changed from man's, and let a Belshuzzar king of Batıylon, sirong, and partly broken. And beast's heart be given unto him; Daniel had a dream and visions whereas thou sawest iron mixed and let seven times pass over of his head upon his bed: then ho with miry clay, they shall mingle bim. This matter is by the de 1 wrote the dream, and told the themselves with the seed of men; cree of the watchers, and the sum of the matters. but they shall not cleave one to demand by the word of the holy another, even as iron is not mixed opes; to the intent that the living

WISE MEX. with clay. And in the days of may know that the most High Matth. 11, 12, and being warned these kings shall the God of hea ruleth in the kingdom of men, I of God in a dream that they ven set up a kingdom, which shall and giveth it to whomsoever he should not return to Herod, they never be destroyed; and the king-will, and setteth up over it the departed into their own country dom shall not be left to other

another way. people, but it shall break in pieces Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now and consume all these kingdoms, thou, O Belteshazzar, declare

JOSEPH. and it shall stand for ever. For the interpretation thereof, foras. Matth. II, 13. And when they asmuch as thou sawest that the much as all the wise men of my were departed, behold, the angel stone was cut out of the mountain kingdom are not able to make of the Lord appeareth to Joseph without hands, and that it brake known unto me the interpretation: / in a dream, saying, Arise, and in pieces the iron, the brass, the but thou art able; for the spirit of take the young child und bis clay, the silver, and the gold; the the holy gods is in thee. Then mother, and flee into Egypt, and great God hath made known to Daniel (whose name was Belte be thou there until I bring theo the king what shall come to pass shazzar) was astonied fr one word: for Herod will seek the hereafler: and the dream is cer- hour, and his thoughts troubled | young child to destroy him. tain, and the interpretation thereof him. The king spake, and said, sure. Belteshazzar, let not the dream,

PILATE'S WIFE. Dan. iv, 4, 5, 10-24. I Nebuchad- or the interpretation thereof, Matth. xxvii, 19. When he was nezzar was at rest in mine house, trouble thee. Belteshazzar an- | set down on the judgment-seat and flourisbing !n my palace: I swered and said, My lord, the his wife sent unto him, saying, Baw a dream which made me dream be to them that hate thee, | Have thou nothing to do with afraid, and the thoughts upon my and the interpretation thereof to that just man: for I have suffered bed and tbe visions of my head thine enemies. The tree that many things this day in a dream troubled me. Thus were the I thou sawest, which grew, and was I because of hin,

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and there shall be famines and not the king of Israel, that they (See under ARMY-ARMS.) troubles: these are the beginnings turned back from pursuing him. of sorrows.

1 Chron. v. 19. And they made 1st.-GENERAL REMARKS.

Luke 11. 14. And the soldiers war with the Hagarites, with WAR A FREQUENT OCCURENCE AND lukewo

AND likewise demanded of him, saying. I Jetur, and Nephish, and Nodab.

od THE RESULT OF SINFUL PASSION. | And what shall we do? And 5e 2 Chron. xxviii, 9. But a pro

said unto them. Do violence to no phet of the LORD was there, whose Ps. Ix, 6. O thon enemy, de

man, neither accuse any falsely : Dame zas Oded; and he went out structions are come to a perpetual

and be content with your wages, before the host that came to Sionil: and thou bast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished. Luke XX1,9,10. But when ye sha

| Lrike xxi, 9.10. But when ye shall maria, and said unto them, Bewith them.

hear of wars and commotions, be hold, because the LORD God of P8. XXXV, 20.

with not terrified: for these things must your fathers was wroth For they speak

first come to pass; but the end is Judah, he hath delivered them dot peace; but they devise deceit

not by and by. Then said he unto into your band, and ye have slain lal matters against them that are

them, Nation shall rise against them in a rage that reacheth up quiet in the land.

nation, and kingdom against king- unto heaven, Ps. Ixviii, 30.. ... Scatter dom. thou the people that delight in James Iv, 1, 2. From whence

WAB FOR CONQUEST. war.

come wars and fightings among Num. xxxii, 6. 7. 20-23. And Ps. cxx, 6.7. My soul hath longue

ng you? come they not hence, even Moses said unto the children of dwell with him that hateth peace, l of your lusts that war in your Gad, and to the children of Rel. I am for peace: but when I speak, I members? Ye lust, and have not: ben. Shall your brethren go to they are for war. ye kill, and desire to have, and

war, and shall ye sit here? And P3. cxl, 1.2. Deliver me, O LORD, cinnot obtain: ye fight and war, wherefore discourage ye the heart from the evil man: preserve me yet ye have not, because yo ask of the children of Israel from gofrom the violent man; Which not.

ing over into the land which the Imagine mischiefe in their beart:

LORD hath given them? And continually are they gathered to

Josh. xl, 18. Joshua made war

Moses said unto them, if ye will gether for war.

do this thing, if ye will go armed a long time with all those kings. Prov. xil, 20. Deceit is in the

before the LORD to war, and will go heart of them that imagine evil:

Judgee xi, 4. And it came to

all of you arined over Jordan be. but to the counsellors of peace is pass, in process of time, that the

fore the LORI), until he hath driven children of Ammoni made warant his er joy.

out his enemies from before him. Ezek, vil, 25. Destruction com

And the land be subdued before

2 Sam. ill, 1. Now there was the LORD: then afterward ye shall eth; and they shall seek peace,

long war between the house of return, and be guiltless before the and there shall be none.

Saul and the house of David: but LORD, and before Israel; and this Amos i. 11. Thus saith the David waxed stronger and strong land shall be your possession beLORD. For three transgressions of er, and the house of Saul waxed fore the LORD. But il ye will not Edom and for four, I will not turn weaker and weaker,

do so, behold, ye have sinned away the punishment thereof; be

against the LORD; and be sure your cause he did pursue his brother 1 Kings xiv, 80. And there was

sin will find you out, with the sword, and did cast off war between Rehoboam and

Deut, il, 24, 31. Rise ye up, tako all pity, and his anger did tear | Jeroboam all their days. perpetually, and he kept his wrath

your journey, and pass over the for ever.

1 Kings xv. 6. 16. 32. And there river Arnon: behold, I have given

into thine hand Sibon the Amo was war between Rehoboam and Obad. 14. Neither shouldest

Jeroboam all the days of his life. rite, king of Heshbon, and his thou have stood in the cross-way.

And there was war between Asaland; begin to pussess it, and couto cut off those of his that did

and Baasha king of Israel all their

Lall their tend with him in battle. And the escope; neither shouldest thou

days. And there was war be LORD said unto me, Behold, I have have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of dis

18tween Asa and Baasha king of begun to give Silion and his land Israel all their days.

before thee: begin to possess, that tress.

thou mayest inherit his land. Matth. xxiv, 6.

1 Kings xxil, 30, 31, 33. And the And ye shall

king of Israel said unto Jehosha-l Deut. iil, 18. And I commanded hear of wars, and rumours of ware;

phat, I will disguise myself, and you at that time, saying. The see that ye be not troubled: for all

enter into the battle; but put thou LORD your God hath given you these things must como to pass,

Lon the robes. And the king of this land to possess it: ye shall but the end is not yet,

Israel disguised himself, and went pass over armed before your breMark xii1.7.8. And when ye shall into the battle. But the king of thren the children of Israel, all hear of wars, and rumours of wars. I Syria commauded his thirty and that are meet for the war. be ye not troubled for such things two captains that had rule over Josh. 1, 12--15. And to the Rep. must neeils be: but the end shall his chariots, saying, Fight neither benites, and to the Gadites, end to not be yet. For nation shall rise with small nor great, save only hall the tribe of Minasseh, spake against nation, and kingdom with the king of Israel. And it | Joshua, saying. Remember the egalust kingdom; and there shall came to pas8, when the captains of word whicu Moses, the servant of

against 7 of Ammoume, that the all of

the LORD commanded yon, nay. High his dominion by the river | And as they went about to kill ing, The LORD your God hath | Euphrates.

him, tidings came unto the chief given you rest, and hath given

Esther vill, 11--13. Wherein the
Eet

captain of the band, that all Jeruyou this land. Your wives, your kin I king granted the Jews which were

salem was in an uproar. little ones, and your cattle, shall

in every city to gather themselves | Acts xxiii, 10. And when there remain in the land which Moses

together, and to stand for their gave you on this side Jordan; but

arose a great dissension, the chief life, to destroy, to slay, and to captain, fearing lest Puul should ye shall pass before your brethren

cause to perish, all the power of have been pulled in pieces of armed, all the mighty men of va

the people and province that them, commanded the soldiers to lour and help tbem; Until the

would assault them both little ones go down, and to take him by forco LORD have given your brethren

and women, and to take the spoil from among them, and to bring rest, as he hath giren you, and

of them for a prey, Upon one day, him into the custle. they also have possessed the land

in all the provinces of king Ahasuwhleh the LORD your God giveth

erus, namely, upou the thirteenth thern: then ye shall return unto

CIVIL WARS AND PANICS. day of the twelfth month, which the land of your possession, and is the month Adar. The copy of

Judges vil, 22. And the three enjoy it, which Moses the LORD'S

the writing, for a commandment, hundred blew the trumpets, and servant gave you on this side

to be given in every province, was the LORD set every man's sword Jordan, toward the sun-rising. published unto all people, and that

against his fellow, even thronghthe Jews should be ready against out all the host; and the host fled AND SOMETIMES FOR SELF-DEFENCE

that day to avenge themselves on to Beth-shittah in Zererath, and AND FOR REVENGE. their enemies.

to the border of Abel-meholah Gen. xlix, 19. Gad, a troop shall

unto Tabbath, overcome him: but he shall over

Jer. xlix, 14. I have heard a

Judges xii, 4. Then Jephthah come at the last. rumour from the LORD, and an

gathered together all the men of Erod. xvil, 8 14. Then came ambassador is sent unto the hea

Gilead, and fought with Ephraim: Amalek, and fought with Israel then, saying, Gather ye together,

and the men of Gilead smoto in Replidim. And the LORD said and come against ber, and rise up

Ephraim, because they said, Yo Auto Moses, Write this for a me. to the battle.

Gileadites are fugitives of Ephmoriul in a book, and rehearse it

raim among the Ephraimites, and

Jer. 1, 14. 21. Put yourselves in in the ears of Joshua; for I will

among the Manassites. array against Babylon round utterly put out the remembrance | about: all ye that bend the bow.

1 Sam. xiv, 16, 20. And the of Amalek from under heaven. shoot at her, spare no arrows; for

watchimen of Sanl in Gibeah of Num. XXV, 16-18. And the LORD she hath sinned against the LORD.

Benjamin louked; and, behold, the sp ke unto Moses, saying, Vex Go up against the land of Mera

multitude melted away, and they the Midianites, and smite them: thaim, even against it, and aguinst

went on beating down one anFor they vex you with their wiles, the inhabitants of Pekod : waste

other. And Saul and all the wherewith they have beguiled you and utterly destroy after them,

people that were with him asiu the matter of Peor, and in the saith the LORD, and do accord

sembled themselves, and they matter of Cezbi, the daughter of ing to all that I have commanded

came to the battle: and, behold, a prince of Midian, their sister, 1 thee.

every man's sword was against which was slain in the day of the

his fellow, and there was a very

Jer. II, 27. Set ye ap a standard plague for Peor's sake. in the land, blow

great discomtiture. the trumpet

2 Chron. XX, 23. ....... And Num. XXXI. 1-3. And the LORD among the nations, prepare tbe

when they had made an end of spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge

nations against her, call together the children of Israel of the Midi

the inhabitants of Sir, every one against her the kingdoms of Araanites: afterward shalt thou be rut, Minni, and Ashchenaz. ...

helped to destroy another gathered unto thy people. And I Joel lii, 9. Proclaim ye this

Isa. xix, 2. And I will set the Moses spake unto the people, say- among the Gentiles; Prepare war,

Egyptians against the Egyptians: ing, Arun some of yourselves unto wake up the mighty men, let ali

and they shall fight every one the war, and let them go against the men of war draw near, let

against his brother, and every one the Midlanites, and avenge the them come up.

against his neighbour; city against LOGU of Midian.

city, and kingdom against kingRIOTS.

dom. Deut. xxv, 17--19. Remember

Jer, xl, 9. And the LORD said what Amalek did unto thee by the Exod. xxxii, 17. 18. And when

unto me, A conspiracy is found way, when ye were come forth Jusliua heard the noise of the

among the men of Judub, and out of Egypt: How he met thee people as they shouted, he said

among the inhabitants of Jerúby the way, and smote the bind- unto Moses. There is a noise of

salem. most of thee, even all that roere war in the camp. And he said. It feeble behind thee, when thou ucast is not the voice of them that shout

Jer. xlvi, 12. The nations have faint and weary; and be feared for mastery, neither is it the voice

heard of thy shame, and thy cry not God. Therefore it sball be, of them that cry for being over

hath filled the land; for tho when the LORD thy God bath

| mighty man bath stumbled given thee rest from all thine sing do I hear.

against the mighty, and they are enemies round about. In the land Isa. xxii, 2. Thou that art full

fallen both together whicle the LORD thy God giveth of stirs, a tumultuous city, a joy

Ezek. xxxvill, 21. And I will thee for an inheritance to possess ous city: thy slain men are not

call for a sword against him it, that thou shalt blot out the

throughont all my mountains, remembrance of Amalek from in battle.

saith the Lord God: every man's under beaven; thou shalt not for

sword shall be agaiust bis brother.

Acts xxl, 30, 31. And all the city get it.

was moved, and the people ran WAR A SCOURGE OF DIVINE 1 Chron. xviii, 3. And David together, and they took Paul, and smote Hadarezer king of Zobah drew bim out of the temple: and

PROVIDENCE unto Hamath, as he went to stab-| forthwith the doors were shut. Jud. ill, 10. And the Spirit of

The LORD came upon him, and he sa. Ixv. 21. For bebola thel take the sword shall perish with judged Israel, and went out to LORD cometh out of his place to

the sword. bu-l punish the inhabitants of the Rev. xvL 10. He that leadeth shan-risharhaim king of Mesopo earth for their iniquity: the earth into captivity shall go into cap tamia into his hand; and his hand also shall disclose her blood, and I tivity: he that killeth with the prevailed against Chusban-risha shall no more cover her slain. sword must be killed with the baim.

18a, xxxiv, 2, 3. For the indigne

gword. Here is the patience and Jud. xi. 29. Then the Spirit of tion of the LORD is upon all da

the faith of the saints. be LORD came upon jephthah,and tions, and his fury upon all their

THE BLESSING OF PEACE. be passed over Gilead, and Ma- armies: he hath utterly destroyed Dasseb, and passed over Mizpeh them, he hath delivered them to Deut. 11, 5, 9, 16-19. 37. Meddle of Gilead, and from Mizpeh of the slaughter. Their slain also not with them; for I will not give Gilead be passed over unto the shall be cast out, and their stink you of their land, no, not so much

as a foot breadth; because I have shall come up out of their carchildren of Ammon.

cases, and the mountains shall be given mount Seir unto Esau for a 1 Chr. v. 22. For there fell down melted with their blood.

possession. And the LORD did many slain, because the war was

unto me, Distress not the Moab

Jer. xlvil, 5-7. Baldness is come of God. And they dwelt in their

ites, neither contend with them steads until the captivity. upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off

in battle: for I will not give them with the remnant of their valley: 2 Chr. xxl, 16. Moreover the how long wilt thou cut thyself?

of their land for a possession; be LORD stirred up against Jehoramo

cause I have given Ar unto the

thou sword of the LORD, how the spirit of the Philistines, and long will it be ere thou be quiet?

children of Lot for & possession.

So it came to pass, when all the of the Arabiaps, that were near Put up thyself into thy scabbard, the Ethiopians rest, and be still. How can it be

men of war were consumed and

dead from among the people, 1 Chr. xxii. 8. But the word of del quiet, seeing the LORD hath given

That the LORD spake unto me, the LORD came to me, saying, Thou it a charge against Ashkelon, and

saying, Thou art to pass over hast shed blood abundantly, and against the spa-spore? there hath

through Ar. the coast of Moab, hast made great wars: thou shalt he appointed it

this day: And when thon comest not build an house unto my name,

Jer. xlviii, 10. Cursed be he that

nigh over against the children of because thou hast shed inch doeth the work of the LORD de

Ammon, distress them not, por blood upon the earth in my sight. celtrully, and curseu de ceitfully, and cursed be he that I madala w

| meddle with them: for I will not keepeth back his sword from give thee of the land of the chilJob xix, 29. Be ye afraid of the blood

dren of Ammon any pos-ession; BWri: for wrath bringeth the

Jer. II, 49. As Babylon hath because I have given it unto the punishments of the sword, that

caused the slain of Israel to fall, children of Lot for a possession. ye may know there is a judge

so at Babylon shall fall the slain Only unto the land of the children ment. of all the earth.

of Ammon thou camest not, nor Isa. ix, 11.12. Therefore the LORD

Ezek. XXXV, 6, 6. Because thon unto any place of the river Jabshall set up the adversaries of hast had a perpet hast had a perpetual hatred, and

bok, nor unto the cities in the Rezin against him, and join his bast shed the blood of the children

mountains, nor unto whatsoever enemies together. The syrians of Israel by the force of the sword the LORD our God forbade us. bef re, and the Philistines behind;

in the time of their calamity, in 1 Kings xxii, 1, 44. And they and they shall devour Israel with the time that their iniquity had continued three years with ut open mouth.....

an end. Therefore, as I live, saith war between Syria and Israel. Isa, xiii, 3.-5. I have com

the Lord God, I will prepare thee | And Jeboshapbat made peace manded my sanctified ones, I have

unto blood, and blood shall pursue with the king of Israel. also called my mighty ones for Ilee: bith thou hast not hated 1 Chron. xix, 19. And when the mine anger, even them that re

blood, even blood shall pursue servants of Hadarezer saw that Joice in my highness. The noise thee,

they were put to the worse before of a multitude in the mountains, Joel 11, 20. But I will remove Israel, they made peace with like as of a great people; a tumul- far off from you the northern David, and became his servants: tuous noise of the kingdoms of army, and will drive him into a neither would the Syrians help nationis gathered together: the land barren and desolate, with his/ the children of Ammon any more. LORD of hosts mu tereth the host face toward the east sea, and lis 2 Chron. xl. 3, 4. Speak unto of the battle. They come from a binder part toward the utmost | Rehoboam the son of Solomon, far country, from the end of bea- I sea: an i his stink shall co

sea: an i his stink shall come up, king of Judah, and to all Israel in ven, even the LORD and the wea and his ill savour shall come up, Judah and Benjamin, saying pons of his indignation, to destroy

because no Daca done great Thus saith the LORD, Ye shall the whole land. things.

not go up, por fight against your Isa. xiv, 5-7. The LORD hath

Nahum 111, 1, 2. Woe to the brethren: return every man to his broken the st ff of the wicked,

bloody city! it is all full of lies and house; for this thing is done of and the sceptre of the rulers. He robbery; the prey departeth not; me. And they obeyed the worde who smote the people in wrath | The noise of a whip, and the noise of the LORD, and returned trum with a coutinual stroke, he that of the rattling of the wheels, and going against Jeroboam. ruled the nations in anger, is per- oi tho pranc.ng horses, and of the

noncer is per. I of tho pranc.ng horses, and of the 2 Chron. XV. 19. And there was secuted, and none hindereth. The jumping chariots

no more war unto the five and whole earth is at rest, and is llab. ii, 10. Thon hast consulted thirtieth year of the reign of Asa. quiet: they break forth into sing- shame to thy house by cutting off 2 Chron. xvil, 10. And the fear

many people, and hast sinned of the LORD fell upon all the kingdxa. xvii. 14. And behold at against thy soul.

doms of the lands that were round ey vingtide trouble; and before

abont Judah, so that they made the morning he is not. This 18 Matth. xxvi. 52. Then said Jesnis no war against Jehoshaphat. tue portion of them that spoil us, unto him, Put up again thy sword 2 Chron. xvill, 16. Then be said, and the lot of them that rob us. Tinto his place for all they that l I did see all Israel scattered upon

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