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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.

mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? 4. Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? 5. Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye. Luke 6:37-42.

Matt. 18:21. Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? 22. Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until enty times seven.


2 Chr. 11:17. So they strengthened the kingdom of Judah, and made Rehoboam the son of Solomon strong, three years: for three years they walked in the way of David and Solomon.

2 Chr. 12:1. And it came to pass when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him. King Saul in his treatment of David, 1 Sam. chapters 18; 19. CHARASHIM, valley of, 1 Chr.


Neh. 11:35.
CHARGE, delivered to ministers. See

CHARGER, a dish. Dedicated to the tabernacle, Num. 7:13,19,25,31,37,43,49,55,61, 67,73,79,84,85. John Baptist's head carried on, Matt. 14:8,11.

CHARIOT. For war, Ex. 14:7,9,25; Josh. 11:4; 1 Sam. 13:5; 1 Kin. 20:1,25; 2 Kin. 6:14; 2 Chr. 12:2,3; Psa. 20:7; 46:9; Jer. 46:9; 473: 51:21; Joel 2:5; Nah. 2:3,4; 3:2. Wheels of Pharaoh's, providentially taken off, Ex.


Commanded by captains, Ex. 14:7; 1 Kin. 922; 22:31-33; 2 Kin. 8:21. Made of iron, Josh. 17:18; Judg. 1:19. Introduced among Israelites by David, 2 Sam. 8:4. Imported from Egypt by Solomon, 1 Kin. 10:26-29. Cities for, 1 Kin. 9:19; 2 Chr. 1:14; 8:6; 9:25. Royal, Gen. 41:43; 46:29; 2 Kin. 5:9; 2 Chr. 35: 24; Jer. 17:25; Acts 8:29. Drawn by camels, Isa. 21:7; Mic. 1:13.

Traffic in, Rev. 18:13. Kings ride in, 2 Chr. 3524; Jer. 17:25; 22:4. Cherubim in Solomon's temple mounted on, 1 Chr. 28:18. FIGURATIVE: Chariots of God, Psa. 68:17; 104:3; 2 Kin. 6:17; Isa. 66:15; Hab. 3:8; Rev.


SYMBOLICAL: Zech. 6:1-8; 2 Kin. 2:11,12. CHARISM. An inspired gift, bestowed on the apostles and early Christians, Matt. 10:1,8; Mark 16:17,18; Luke 10:1,9,17,19; Acts 2:4; 10:44-46; 19:6; 1 Cor. 12.

See MIRACLES; TONGUES. CHARITABLENESS. Prov. 10:12. Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

Prov. 17:9. He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

23. Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. 24. And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents. 25. But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. 26. The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 27. Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt. 28. But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest. 29. And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 30. And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. 31. So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done. 32. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: 33. Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee? 34. And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him. 35. So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

Luke 6:36. Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. 37. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

Matt. 5:23. Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; 24. Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

Matt. 6:14. For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15. But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Matt. 7:1. Judge not, that ye be not judged. 2. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and ith what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. 3. And why beholdest thou the

Luke 17:3. Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. 4. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

John 7:24. Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Rom. 14:1. Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.

1Cor. 13:1. Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity [R. V., love], I am become as sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal. 2. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 3. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

2. For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. 3. Let not him that eateth despise him that 1 Cor. 10:28. But if any man say unto you eateth not; and let not him which eateth not This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not judge him that eateth: for God hath received for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience him. 4. Who art thou that judgest another sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fulman's servant? to his ownmaster he standeth | ness thereof: 29. Conscience, I say, not thine or falleth. Yea, he shall be holden up: for own, but of the other: for why is my liberty God is able to make him stand. 5. One man judged of another man's conscience? 30. For esteemeth one day above another: another if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil esteemeth every day alike. Let every man spoken of for that for which I give thanks! be fully persuaded in his own mind. 6. He 31. Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to 32. Give none offence, neither to the Jews,nor the Lord he doth not regard it. He that to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God: 35 eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God Even as I please all men in all things, not thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord seeking mine own profit, but the profit of he eateth not, and giveth God thanks. 7. many, that they may be saved. For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. 8. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. 9. For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living. 10. But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 11. For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. 12. So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. 13. Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way. 14. I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean. 15. But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died. 16. Let not then your good be evil spoken of: 17. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. 18. For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men. 19. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. 20. For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence. 21. It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is of fended, or is made weak. 22. Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth. 23. And he that doubtethering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of Eph. 4:32. And be ye kind one to an faith for whatsoever is not of faith is other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another. even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Gal. 6:1. Brethren, if a man be overtaker" in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; consid


1 Cor. 4:5. Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the

4. Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 5. Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; 6. Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 7. Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things

8. Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away 9. For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. 10. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. 11. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. 12. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

13. And now abideth faith, hope, charity these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

1 Cor. 16:14. Let all your things be done with charity.

Col. 3:13. Forbearing one another, and for giving one another, if any man have a quar rel against any: even as Christ forgave you,

so also (lo ye. 14. And above all these commandments which I command you this things put on charity, which is the bond of day, that ye may be strong, and go in and perfectness.

possess the land whither ye go to possess it; 1 Tim. 1:5. Now the end of the command-9. And that ye may prolong your days in ment is charity out of a pure heart, and of the land, which the LORD sware unto your a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: fathers to give unto them and to their seed,

1 Tim. 4:12. Let no man despise thy youth; a land that floweth with milk and honey. but be thou an example of the believers, in 2 Sam. 7:14. I will be his father, and he word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I in faith, in purity.

will chasten him with the rod of men, and 2 Tim. 2:22. Flee also youthful lusts: but with the stripes of the children of men: 15. follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, But my mercy shall not depart away from with them that call on the Lord out of a him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put pure heart.

away before thee. Jas. 2:13. For he shall have judgment 2 Chr. 6:24. And if thy people Israel be without mercy,

that hath shewed no mercy; put to the worse before the enemy, because and mercy rejoiceth against judgment. they have sinned against thee; and shall re

Jas. 4:11. Speak not evil one of another, turn and confess thy name, and pray and brethren. He that spe keth evil of his make supplication before thee in this house; brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh 25. Then hear thou from the heavens, and evil of the law, and judgeth the law : but if forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of bring them again unto the land which thou the law, but a judge. 12. There is one law- gavest to them and to their fathers. 26. giver, who is able to save and to destroy: When the heaven is shut up, and there is who art thou that judgest another? no rain, because they have sinned against

1 Pet. 3:9. Not rendering evil for evil, or thee; yet if they pray toward this place, railing for railing: but contrariwise bless- and confess thy name, and turn from their ing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, sin, when thou dost afflict them; 27. Then that ye should inherit a blessing.

hear thou from heaven, and forgive the sin 1 Pet. 4:8. And above all things have fer- of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, vent charity among yourselves: for charity when thou hast taught them the good way, shall cover a multitude of sins.

wherein they should walk; and send rain See LOVE; UNCHARITABLENESS.

upon thy land, which thou hast given unto CHARITY. See ALMS; BENEFICENCE; thy people for an inheritance. 28. If there LIBERALITY; LOVE.

be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, CHARMERS AND CHARMING. if there be blasting or mildew, locusts, or Isa. 19:3; Jer. 8:17. Prohibited, Deut. 18:11. caterpillers; if their enemies besiege them Of serpents, Psa. 58:4,5; Jer. 8:17.

in the cities of their land; whatsoever sore, See SORCERY.

or whatsoever sickness there be: 29. Then CHARRAN. See HARAN.

what prayer or what supplication soever CHASTISEMENT. FROM GOD: Lev. shall be made of any man, or of all thy peo26:28. Then I will walk contrary unto you ple Israel, when every one shall know his also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you own sore and his own grief, and shall spread seven times for your sins.

forth his hands in this house: 30. Then hear Deut. 11:2. And know ye this day: for I thou from heaven thy dwelling place, and speak not with your children which have forgive, and render unto every man accordnot known, and which have not seen the ing unto all his ways, whose heart thou chastisement of the LORD your God, his knowest; (for thou only knowest the hearts greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched of the children of men:) 31. That they may out arm, 3. And his miracles, and his acts, fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they which he did in the midst of Egypt unto live in the land which thou gavest unto Pharaoh the king of Egypt, and unto all his our fathers. land; 4. And what he did unto the army 2 Chr. 7:13. If I shut up heaven that there of Egypt, unto their horses, and to their be no rain, or if I command the locusts to dechariots; how he made the water of the Red vour the land, or if I send pestilence among sea to overflow them as they pursued after my people; 14. If my people, which are you, and how the LORD hath destroyed called by my name, shall humble themthem unto this day; 5. And what he did selves, and pray, and seek my, face, and unto you in the wilderness, until ye came turn from their wicked ways; then will I into this place; 6. And what he did unto hear from heaven, and will forgive their Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the sin, and will heal their land. son of Reuben: how the earth opened her Job 5:17. Behold, happy is the man whom mouth, and swallowed them up, and their God correcteth: therefore despise not thou households, and their tents, and all the sub- the chastening of the Almighty: stance that was in their possession, in the Job 33:19. He is chastened also with pain midst of all Israel: 7. But your eyes have upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones seen all the great acts of the LORD which he with strong pain: did. 8. Therefore shall ye keep all the Psa. 6:1. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine

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