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gospel of God, 2. (Which he had promised righteousness without works, 7. Saying, afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) Blessed are they whose iniquities are for3. Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, given, and whose sins are covered. 8. which was made of the seed of David ac- Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will cording to the flesh; 4. And declared to be not impute sin. 9. Cometh this blessedness the Son of God with power, according to the then upon the circumcision only, or upon Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the uncircumcision also? for we say that the dead: 5. By whom we have received faith was reckoned to Abraham for rightgrace and apostleship, for obedience to the eousness. 10. How was it then reckoned? faith

among all nations, for his name: 6. when he was in circumcision, or in uncir. Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus cumcision? Not in circumcision, but in unChrist: 7. To all that be in Rome, beloved of circumcision. 11. And he received the sign God, called to be saints: Grace to you and of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness peace from God our Father, and the Lord of the faith which he had yet being uncirJesus Christ.

cumcised; that he might be the father of 14. I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to all them that believe, though they be not the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the circumcised; that righteousness might be unwise. 15. So, as much as in me is, I am imputed unto them also: 12. And the father ready to preach the gospel to you that are at of circumcision to them who are not of the Rome also. 16. For I am not ashamed of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God steps of that faith of our father Abraham, unto salvation to every one that believeth; which he had being yet uncircumcised. 13. to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For the promise, that he should be the heir

Rom. 3:20. Therefore by the deeds of the of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his law there shall no flesh be justified in his seed, through the law, but through the sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. righteousness of faith. 14. For if they 21. But now the righteousness of God with which are of the law be heirs, faith is made out the law is manifested, being witnessed void, and the promise made of none effect: by the law and the prophets; 22. Even the 15. Because the law worketh wrath: for righteousness of God which is by faith of where no law is, there is no transgression. Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that 16. Therefore it is of faith that it might be believe: for there is no difference: 23. For by grace; to the end the promise might be all have sinned, and come short of the glory sure to all the seed; not to that only which of God; 24. Being justified freely by, his is of the law, but to that also which is of grace through the redemption that is in the faith of Abraham; who is the father of Christ Jesus: 25. Whom God hath set forth us all, 17. (As it is written, I have made to be a propitiation through faith in his thee a father of many nations,) before him blood, to declare his righteousness for the whom he believed, even God, who quickenremission of sins that are past, through the eth the dead, and calleth those things which forbearance of God; 26. To declare, I say, at be not as though they, were: 18. Who this time his righteousness: that he might against hope believed in hope, that he might be just, and the justifier of him which be- become the father of many nations, accordlieveth in Jesus. 27. Where is boasting ing to that which was spoken, So shall thy then? It is excluded. By what law? of seed be. 19. And being not weak in faith, works? Nay: but by the law of faith. 28. he considered not his own body now dead, Therefore we conclude that a man is justi- when he was about an hundred years old, fied by faith without the deeds of the law. neither yet the deadness of Sarah's womb: 29. Is he the God of the Jews only? is he 20. He staggered not at the promise of God not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gen- through unbelief; but was strong in faith, tiles also: 30. Seeing it is one God, which giving glory to God; 21. And being fully shall justify the circumcision by faith, and persuaded that, what he had promised, lie uncircumcision through faith. 31. Do we was able also to perform. 22. And there. then make void the law through faith? God fore it was imputed to him for righteousforbid: yea, we establish the law.

ness, 23. Now it was not written for his Rom. 4:1. What shall we say then that sake alone, that it was imputed to him; 24. Abraham our father, as pertaining to the But for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, flesh, hath found? 2. For if Abraham were if we believe on him that raised up Jesus justified by works, he hath whereof to our LORD from the dead; 25. Who was de glory; but not before God. 3. For what livered for our offences, and was raisel saith the scripture? Abraham believed again for our justification. God, and it was counted unto him for right Rom. 5:1. Therefore being justified by

4. Now to him that worketh is faith, we have peace with God through our the reward not reckoned of grace, but of Lord Jesus Christ: 2. By whom also we debt. 5. But to him that worketh not, but have access by faith into this grace wherein believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory his faith is counted for righteousness. 6. of God. Even as David also describeth the blessed Gal. 3:27. For as many of you as have ness of the man, unto whom God imputeth I been baptized into Christ have put on




Christ. 28. There is neither Jew nor Greek, poses, Isa. 9:10. David's ample provision of, there is neither bond nor free, there is in Jerusalem, for the temple, 2 Chr. 1:15: neither male nor female: for ye are all one 2:3,4. Furnished by Hiram, king of Tyre, in Christ Jesus.

for Solomon's temple, 1 Kin. 5:6-10; 9:11; 2 Eph. 2:14. For he is our peace, who hath Chr. 2:16. Used in rebuilding the temple, made both one, and hath broken down the Ezra 3:7; in David's palace, 2 Sam. 5:11; 1 middle wall of partition between us; 15. Chr. 17:1; in Solomon's palace, 1 Kin. 7:2; for Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, masts of ships, Ezek. 27:5; in purifications, eren the law of commandments contuined Lev. 14:4,6,49–52; Num. 19:6. in ordinances; for to make in himself of FIGURATIVE: Psa. 72:16; 92:12; Isa. 2:13; twain one new man, so making peace; 16. 14:8; Jer. 22:7; Ezek. 31:3; Zech. 11:2. And that he might reconcile both unto God CEDRON. Called also KIDRON. Brook in one body by the cross, having slain the of, running S. under the eastern wall of Jeenmity thereby : 17. And came and preached rusalem, 1 Kin. 2:37; Neh. 2:15; Jer. 31:40. peace to you which were afar off, and to Idols destroyed on the banks of: By Asa, 1 them that were nigh.

Kin, 15:13; Josiah, 2 Kin. 23:6,12; Hezekiah, Col. 3:11. Where there is neither Greek 2 Chr. 29:16. nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Its channel changed by Hezekiah, 2 Chr. Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but 32:4. Christ is all, and in all. 12. Put on there- CELIBACY. Matt. 19:10. His disciples fore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, say unto him, If the case of the man be so bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of with his wife, it is not good to marry. 11. mind, meekness, longsuffering; 13. For- But he said unto them, All men cannot rebearing one another, and forgiving one an- ceive this saying, save they to whom it is other, if any man have a quarrel against given. 12. For there are some eunuchs, any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do which were so born from their mother's ye. 11. And above all these things put on womb: and there are some eunuci s which charity, which is the bond of perfectness. were made eunuchs of men: and here be 15. And let the peace of God rule in your eunuchs, which have made themsel 'es euhearts, to the which also ye are called in nuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. one body; and be ye thankful.

He that is able to receive it, let him reSee HEATHEN; STRANGERS.

ceive it. INSTANCES OF: Solomon, in his prayer, 1 Cor. 7:1. Now concerning the things 1 Kin. 8:41. Paul, in recognizing devout whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a heathen, Acts 13:16,26,42,43. Peter, Acts man not to touch a woman. 2. Neverthe10:34,35. Rulers of the synagogue at An- less, to avoid fornication, let every man tich, permitting the Apostles to preach, have his own wife, and let every woman Acts 13:5.

have her own husband. 7. For I would that CATTLE, of the bovine species. Used all men were even as I myself. But every for sacrifice, 1 Kin. 8:03. See HEIFER; OF- man hath his proper gift of God, one after FERINGS, Sheltered, Gen. 33:17. Stall-fed, this manner, and another after that. 8. I say Prov. 15:17.

therefore to the unmarried and widows, It Gilead adapted to the raising of, Num. 32: is good for them if they abide even as I. 9. 1-4, and Bashan, Psa. 22:12; Ezek. 39:18; But if they cannot contain, let them marry : Amos 4:1.

for it is better to marry than to burn. See ANIMALS; BULL; BULLOCK; Cow; 25. Now concerning virgins I have no comHEIFER; KINE; OFFERING.

mandment of the Lord: yet I give my judg. CAUL. 1. Probably the upper lobe of ment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the liver. Burnt with sacrifice, Ex. 29:13, the Lord to be faithful. 26. I suppose there. 22; Lev. 3:4,10,15; 4:9; 7:4; 8:16,25; 9:10,19. fore that this is good for the present distress, 2. Netted caps, Isa. 3:18.

I suy, that it is good for a man so to be. CAUTION. See EXPEDIENCY; PRUDENCE. 32. But I would have you without care

CAVALRY. Mounted on horses, Ex. fulness. He that is unmarried careth for 14:23; 1 Sam. 13:5; 2 Sam. 8:4; 1 Kin. 4:26; 2 the things that belong to the Lord, how he Chr. 8:6; 9:25; 12:3; Isa. 30:16; 31:1; Jer. 4:29; may please the Lord: 33. But he that is Zech. 10:5; Rev. 9:16-18; on camels, 1 Sam. married careth for the things that are of 30:17.

the world, how he may please his wife. 34. See ARMIES.

There is difference also between a wife and CAUSE. See ACTIONS AT LAW.

a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for CAVE. Used as a dwelling: By Lot, Gen. the things of the Lord, that she may be holy 19:30; Elijah, 1 Kin. 19:3; Israelites, Ezek. both in body and in spirit: but she that is 33:27; saints, Heb. 11:38. Place of refuge, married careth for the things of the world, Josh. 10:16-27; Judg. 6.2; 1 Sam. 13:6; 1 Kin. how she may please her husband. 35. And 18:4,13; 19:9,13. Burial place, Gen. 23:9-20; this I speak for your own profit; not that I 25:9; 49:29-32; 50:13; John 11:38.

may cast a snare upon you, but for that Of Adullam, 1 Sam. 22:1; 2 Sam. 23:13; 1 which is comely, and that ye may attend Chr. 11:15. En-gedi, 1 Sam. 24:3-8.

upon the Lord without distraction. 36. But CEDAR. Valuable for building pur-lif any man think that he behaveth himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the charge of the soldiers who crucified Jesus, flower of her age, and need so require, let testifies, "Truly this was the Son of God," him do what he will, he sinneth not: let Matt. 27:54; Mark 15:39; Luke 23:47. them marry:

37. Nevertheless he that See CORNELIUS, JULIUS. standeth stedfast in his heart, having no CEPHAS. See PETER. necessity, but hath power over his own will, CESAR. See CÆSAR. and hath so decreed in his heart that he will CESAREA. See CÆSAREA. keep his virgin, doeth well. 38. So then he CESAREA PHILIPPI. See CÆSAREA that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but PHILIPPI. he that giveth her not in marriage doeth CHAFF, Jer. 23:28. FIGURATIVE: Job better. 39. The wife is bound by the law as 21:18; Psa. 1:4; 35:5; Isa. 5:24; 17:13; Dan. 2: long as her husband liveth ; but if her hus- 35; Hos. 13:3; Matt. 3:12; Luke 3:17. band be dead, she is at liberty to be married CHAINS. Used as ornaments. Worn to whom she will ; only in the Lord. 40. But by princes, Gen. 41:42; Dan. 5:7,29. Worn she is happier if she so abide, after my judg-on ankles, Num. 31:50; Isa. 3:19; on the ment: and I think also that I have the breastplate of high priest, Ex. 28:14; 39:15. Spirit of God.

As ornaments on camels, Judg. 8:26. A par1 Cor. 9:5. Have we not power to lead tition of, in the temple, 1 Kin. 6:21; 7:17. about a sister, a wife, as well as other Used to confine prisoners, Psa. 68:6; 149:8; apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, Jer. 40:4; Acts 12:6,7; 21:33; 28:20; 2 Tim. 1:16. and Cephas ?

See FETTERS. 1 Tim. 4:1. Now the Spirit speaketh ex- FIGURATIVE: Psa. 73:6; Prov. 1:9; Lam. pressly, that in the latter times some shall 3:7; Ezek. 7:23–27; Jude 6; 2 Pet. 2:4; Rev. depart from the faith, giving heed to sedu- 20:1. cing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2. CHALCEDONY, a precious stone, Rev. Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their 21:19. conscience seared with a hot iron; 3. For- CHALCOL, called also CALCOL. Son of bidding to marry, and commanding to ab- Nahor, 1 Kin. 4:31; 1 Chr. 2:6. stain from meats, which God hath created CHALDEA, the southern portion of to be received with thanksgiving of them Babylonia. Often used interchangeably with which believe and know the truth.

Babylon, as the name of the empire founded Rev. 14:1. And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb in the valley of the Euphrates. Abraham a stood on the mount Sion, and with him an native of, Gen. 11:28,31; 15:7. Founded by hundred forty and four thousand, having the Assyrians, Isa. 23:13. Character of its his Father's name written in their foreheads. people, Hab. 1:6. 4. These are they which were not defiled See BABYLON; CHALDEANS. with women; for they are virgins. These CHALDEANS, learned and wise men are they which follow the Lamb whitherso- of the east, Dan. 1:4; 2:2; 4:7; 5:7; Jer. 50:35. ever he goeth. These were redeemed from CHALK, Isa. 27:9. among men, being the firstfruits unto God CHAMBERLAIN, an officer of a king, and to the Lamb. with vs. 2-5.

2 Kin. 23:11; Esth. 1:10-15; 2:3-21; 4:4,5; Acts CELLAR, for wine, 1 Chr. 27:27. Oil, 1 12:20; Rom. 16:23. Chr. 27:28.

CHAMELEON, forbidden as food, Lev. CENCHREA, a city of Corinth, Acts 11:30. 18:18; Rom. 16:1.

CHAMOIS, a species of antelope, Deut. CENSER. Used for offering incense, 14:5. Lev. 16:12; Num. 4:14; 16:6,7,16-18,46; Rev. CHAMPAIGN, a flat, open country, 8:33. For the temple, made of gold, 1 Kin. Deut. 11:30. 7:50; 2Chr. 4:22; Heb. 9:4. Those which CHAMPIONSHIP. Battles were deKorah used were converted into plates, cided by. INSTANCES OF: Goliath and DaNum. 16:37-39. Used in idolatrous rites, vid, 1 Sam. 17:8–53. Young men of David's Ezek. 8:11.

and Abner's armies, 2 Sam. 2:14-17. RepreSYMBOLICAL: Rev. 8:3,5.

sentatives of the Philistines' and David's CENSORIOUSNESS. See UNCHARI- armies, 2 Sam. 21:15-22. TABLENESS; SPEAKING, EVIL; CHARITABLE- CHANAAN. See CANAAN.

CHANCELLOR, a state officer, Ezra 4: CENSUS. Numbering of Israel by Mo- 8,9,17. ses, Ex. 38:26; Num. 1; 3:14-43; 26; by David, See CABINET. 2 Sam. 24:1-9; 1 Chr. 21:1-8; 27:24.

CHANGE OF VENUE. Granted Paul, A poll tax to be levied at each, Ex. 30:12 Acts 23:17–35. Declined by Paul, Acts. 25: 16; 38:26.

9,11. Of the Roman Empire, by Cæsar, Luke CHAPITER, head of a pillar, Ex. 36: 2:1-3 (R. V.).

38; 1 Kin. 7:16-42; 2 Kin. 25:17; 2 Chr. 4:12, CENTURION. A commander of one 13; Jer. 52:22. hundred soldiers in the Roman army, Mark CHARACTER. OF SAINTS: Attentive 15:44,45; Acts 21:32; 22:25, 26; 23:17,23; 24:23. to Christ's voice, John 10:3,4; blameless and Of Capernaum, comes to Jesus in behalf of harmless, Phil. 2:15; bold, Prov. 28:1; conhis servant, Matt. 8:5-13; Luke 7:1-10. In trite, Isa. 57:15; 66:2; devout, Acts 8:2; 22:12;



faithful, Rev. 17:14; fearing God, Mal. 3:16; GOOD: Prov. 22:1. A good name is rather Acts 10:2; following Christ, John 10:4,27; to be chosen than great riches, and loving godly, Psa. 4:3; 2 Pet. 2:9; guileless, John 1: favour rather than silver and gold. Eccl. 47; holy, Deut. 7:6; 14:2; Col. 3:12; humble, 7:1. Psa. 31:2; 1 Pet. 5:5; hungering for right- DEFAMATION OF, PUNISHED: Deut. eousness, Matt. 5:6; just, Gen. 6:9; Hab. 2:4; 22:13. If any man take a wife, and go in Luke 2:25; led by the Spirit, Rom. 8:14; lib- unto her, and hate her, 14. And give occaeral, Isa. 32:8; 2 Cor. 9:13; loathing them- sions of speech against her, and bring up an selves, Ezek. 20:43; loving, Col. 1:4; 1 Thess. evil name upon her, and say, I took this 4:9; lowly, Prov. 16:19; meek, Isa. 29:19; | woman, and when I came to her, I found Matt. 5:5; merciful, Psa. 37:26; Matt. 5:7; new her not a maid: 15. Then shall the father of creatures, 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 2:10; obedient, the damsel, and her mother, take and bring Rom. 16:19; 1 Pet. 1:14; poor in spirit, Matt. forth the tokens of the damsel's virginity 5:3; prudent, Prov. 16:21; pure in heart, Matt. unto the elders of the city in the gate. 16. 5:8; 1 John 3:3; righteous, Isa. 60:21; Luke And the damsel's father shall say unto tho 1:6; sincere, 2 Cor. 1:12; 2:17; steadfast, Acts elders, I gave my daughter unto this man 2:12; Col. 2:5; taught of God, Isa. 54:13; 1 to wife, and he hateth her; 17. And, lo, ho John 2:27; true, 2 Cor. 6:8; undefiled, Psa. hath given occasions of speech against her, 119:1; upright, 1 Kin. 3:6; Psa. 15:2; watch- saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; ful, Luke 12:37; zealous of good works, Tit. and yet these are the tokens of my daugh2:14.

ter's virginity. And they shall spread the See RIGHTEOUS, DESCRIBED.

cloth before the elders of the city. 18. And OF THE WICKED: Abominable, Rev. 21:8; the elders of that city shall take that man alienated from God, Eph. 4:18; Col. 1:21; and chastise him; 19. And they shall amerce blasphemous, Luke 22:65; Rev. 16:9; blinded, him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give 2 Cor. 4:4; Eph. 4:18; boastful, Psa. 10:3; 49:6; them unto the father of the damsel, because Conspiring against saints, Neh. 4:8; 6:2; Psa. he hath brought up an evil name upon a 38:12; corrupt, Matt. 7:17; Eph. 4:22; covet- virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; ous, Mic. 2:2; Rom. 1:29; deceitful, Psa. 5:6; he may not put her away all his days. Rom. 3:13; delighting in the iniquity of REVEALED IN COUNTENANCE: Isa. 3:9. others, Prov. 2:14; Rom. 1:32; despising The shew of their countenance doth witness saints, Neh. 2:19; 4:2; 2 Tim. 3:3,4; destructive, against them; and they declare their sin as Isa. 59:7; disobedient, Neh. 9:26; Tit. 3:3; 1 Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their Pet. 2:7; enticing to evil, Prov. 1:10-14; 2 soul! for they have rewarded evil unto Tim. 3:6; envious, Neh. 2:10; Tit. 3:3; evil-themselves. See COUNTENANCE; FACE. doers, Jer. 13:23; Mic. 7:3; fearful, Prov. 28: FIRMNESS OF: Psa. 57:7. My heart is 1; Rev. 21:8; fierce, Prov. 16:29; 2 Tim. 3:3; fixed, O God, my heart is fixed : I will sing foolish, Deut. 32:6: Psa. 5:5; forgetting God, and give praise. Psa. 108:1; 112:7. Job 8:13; fraudulent, Psa. 37:21; Mic. 6:11; Matt. 10:22. And ye shall be hated of all froward, Prov. 21:8; Isa. 57:17; glorying in men for my name's sake: but he that entheir shame, Phil. 3:19; hard-hearted, Ezek. dureth to the end shall be saved. 3:7; hating the light, Job 24:13; John 3:20; Mark 4:20. And these are they which are heady and high-minded, 2 Tim. 3:4; hostile sown on good ground; such as hear the to God, Rom. 8:7; Col. 1:21; hypocritical, Isa. word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, 29:13; 2 Tim. 3:5; ignorant of God, Hos. 4:1; some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an 2 Thess. 1:8; impudent, Ezek. 2:4; incontinent, hundred. 2 Tim. 3:3; infidel, Psa. 10:4; 14:1; loathsome, 1 Cor. 7:20. Let every man abide in the Prov. 13:5; lovers of pleasure, not of God, 2 same calling wherein he was called. Tim. 3:4; lying, Psa. 58:3; 62:4; Isa. 59:4; mis- 2 Thess. 2:15. Therefore, brethren, stand chievous, Prov. 24:8; Mic. 7:3; murderous, fast, and hold the traditions which ye have Psa. 10:8; 94:6; Rom. 1:29; prayerless, Job been taught, whether by word or 21:15; Psa. 53:4; persecuting, Psa. 69:26; 109: epistle. 16; perverse, Deut. 32:5; proud, Psa. 59:12; 2 Thess. 3:3. But the Lord is faithful, Obad. 3; 2 Tim. 3:2: rebellious, Isa. 1.2; 30:9; who shall stablish you, and keep you from rejoicing in the affliction of saints, Psa. 35: evil. 15; reprobate, 2 Cor. 13:5; 2 Tim. 3:8; Tit. 1: Heb. 10:23. Let us hold fast the profes16; selfish, 2 Tim. 3:2; sensual, Phil. 3:19; sion of our faith without wavering ; (for he Jude, 19; sold under sin, 1 Kin. 21:20; 2 Kin. is faithful that promised :) 17:17; stiff-hearted, Ezek. 2:4; stiff-necked, Heb. 13:9. Be not carried about with divers Ex. 33:5; Acts 7:51; uncircumcised in heart, and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing Jer. 9:26; unclean, Isa. 64:6; Eph. 4:19; un- that the heart be established with grace; just, Prov. 11:7; Isa. 26:18; unmerciful, Rom. not with meats, which have not profited 1:31; ungodly, Prov. 16:27; unholy, 2 Tim. them that have been occupied therein. 3.2; unprofitable, Matt. 25:30; Rom. 3:12; un- Jas. 1:25. But whoso looketh into the perruly, Tit. 1:10; unthankful, Luke 6:35; 2 Tim. fect law of liberty, and continueth therein, 3:2, untoward, Acts 2:40; unwise, Deut. 32:6. he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer -Bible Text-Book.

of the work, this man shall be blessed in his See WICKED, DESCRIBED.



INSTANCES OF FIRMNESS: Joseph in resist- sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double ing Potiphar's wife, Gen. 39:7-12; Pilate, minded. John 19:22; Paul, Acts 20:22-24; 21:13,14. 2 Pet. 2:14. Having eyes full of adultery, See DECISION; STABILITY.

and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling INSTABILITY OF: Prov. 24:21. My son, unstable souls: fear thou the LORD and the king: and med- See INDECISION; INSTABILITY; DECISION ; dle not with them that are given to change: PERSEVERANCE ; STABILITY. 22. For their calamity shall rise suddenly; INSTANCES OF INSTABILITY. REUBEN: Gen. and who knoweth the ruin of them both? 49:3. Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my

Prov. 27:8. As a bird that wandereth might, and the beginning of my strength, from her nest, so is a man that wandereth the excellency of dignity, and the excelfrom his place.

lency of power: 4. Unstable as water, thou Jer. 2:36. Why gaddest thou about so much shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to change thy way? thou also shalt be to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of he went up to my couch. Assyria.

PHARAOH: Ex. 8:15. But when Pharaoh Hos. 6:4. ( Ephraim, what shall I do saw that there was respite, he hardened his unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto heart, and hearkened not unto them; as the thee? for your goodness is as a morning LORD had said. 32. And Pharaoh hardened cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away. his heart at this time also, neither would he

Hos. 7:8. Ephraim, he hath mixed him- let the people go. self among the people; Ephraim is a cake Ex. 9:34. And when Pharaoh saw that the not turned.

rain and the hail and the thunders were Hos. 10:2. Their heart is divided ; now ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened shall they be found faulty: he shall break his heart, he and his servants. down their altars, he shall spoil their images. Ex. 14:5. And it was told the king of

Matt. 13:19. When any one heareth the Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of word of the kingdom, and understandeth it Pharaoh and of his servants was turned not, then cometh the wicked one, and catch-against the people, and they said, Why have eth away that which was sown in his heart. we done this, that we have let Israel go from This is he which received seed by the way serving us? side. 20. But he that received the seed into SOLOMON: 1 Kin. 11:4. For it came to stony places, the same is he that heareth pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives the word, and anon with joy receiveth it; turned away his heart after other gods: and 21. Yet hath he not root in himself, but his heart was not perfect with the LORD his dureth for a while: for when tribulation or God, as was the heart of David his father. persecution ariseth because of the word, by 5. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the and by he is offended. 22. He also that re- goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom ceived seed among the thorns is he that the abomination of the Ammonites. 6. And heareth the word; and the care of this world, Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the and went not fully after the LORD, as did word, and he becometh unfruitful. Mark David his father. 7. Then did Solomon 4:15-19; Luke 8:5-15.

build an high place for Chemosh, the abomLuke 9:59. And he said unto another, Fol- ination of Moab, in the hill that is before

But he said, Lord, suffer me first Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination to go and bury my father. 60. Jesus said of the children of Ammon. 8. And likewise unto him, Let the dead bury their dead : did he for all his strange wives, which burnt but go thou and preach the kingdom of God. incense and sacrificed unto their gods. 61. And another also said, Lord, I will fol- ISRAELITES: Ex. 32:8. They have turned low thee; but let me first go bid them fare-aside quickly out of the way which I com. well, which are at home at my house. 62. manded them: they have made themamolten And Jesus said unto him, No man, having calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacput his hand to the plough, and looking back, rificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, is fit for the kingdom of God. Matt. 8:19-22. O Israel, which have brought thee up out of

Eph. 4:14. That we henceforth be no more the land of Egypt. children, tossed to and fro, and carried about Judg. 2:17. And yet they would not heark with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight en unto their judges, but they went a whor: of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby ing after other gods, and bowed themselves they lie in wait to deceive;

unto them: they turned quickly out of the Jas. 1:6. But let him ask in faith, nothing way which their fathers walked in, obeying wavering. For he that wavereth is like a the commandments of the LORD; but they wave of the sea driven with the wind and did not so. 19. And it came to pass, when tossed. 7. For let not that man think that the judge was dead, that they returned, and he shall receive any thing of the Lord. 8. A corrupted themselves more than their fadouble minded man is unstable in all his thers, in following other gods to serve them, ways.

and to bow down unto them; they ceased Jas. 4:8. Draw nigh to God, and he will not from their own doings, nor from their draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye stubborn way.

low me.

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