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Uvered my soul from death, mine Ps. viil, 6. Thou madest him to

Acts xxii, 3. I am verily a man eges from tears, and my feet from have dominion over the works of which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, falling. thy hands; thou hast put all a city in Cilicia, yet brought up

in Ps. cxix, 59, 101, 105. I thought things under his feet.

this city at the feet of

Gamaliel on my ways, and turned my feet

P8. xlvii, 3. He shall subdue the unto thy testimonies. I have re- people under us, and the nations frained my feet from every evil under our feet.

TO FALL AT ANOTHER'S way, that I might keep thy word,

FEET, THE TOKEN OP Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, Ps. xci, 13. Thou shalt tread up

HOMAGE. and a light unto my path. on the lion and the adder: the

2 Kings iv, 37. Then she went lion and the dragon shalt in, and fell at his feet, and bowed

young Ps. cxxi, 3. He will not suffer thou trample under feet. thy foot to be moved: he that

herself to the ground, and took keepeth thee will not slumber. Lam. Ili, 34. To crush under his up her son, and went out.

feet all the prisoners of the earth. Prov. I, 15, 16. My son, walk not

Esth. viil, 3. And Esther spake thou in the way with them; re- Matth. vii, 6. Give not that yet again before the king, and frain thy foot from their path: For which is holy unto the dogs, fell down at his feet. ... their feet run to evil, and make neither cast ye your pearls before Matth. xvlil, 29. And his fellowhaste to shed blood.

swine, lest they trample them servant fell down at his feet, and Prov. fil, 23, 26. Then shalt thon under their feet, and turn again besought him, saying, Have

and rend you. walk in thy way safely, and thy

patience with me, and I will pay foot shall not stumble. For the Rom. xvi, 20. And the God of thee all. LORD shall be thy confidence, and peace shall bruise Satan under Mark v, 22. And, behold, there shall keep thy foot from being your feet shortly. ..

cometh one of the rulers of the taken.

1 Cor. xv, 25, 27. For he must synagogue, Jairus by name; and Prov. iv, 26, 27. Ponder the path reign, till he hath put all enemies when he saw him, be fell at his

feet. of thy feet, and let all thy ways under his feet. For he hath put be established. Turn not to the all things under his feet. ....

Mark vii, 25. For a certain right hand nor to the left: remove

woman, whose young daughter thy foot from evil.

Heb. ii, 8. Thou hast put all had an unclean spirit, heard of

things in subjection under his him, and came and fell at his Prov. vi, 18. He winketh with feet.

feet. his eyes, he speaketh with his

Luke vili, 41. And, behold, feet, he teacheth with his fingers.

" AT THE FEET" SOMETIMES there came a man named Jairus, Prov. xix, 2. Also, that the sonl SIGNIFIES CLOSE ATTEND

and he was a ruler of the be without knowledge, it is not

ANCE OR IMPLIED

synagogue: and he fell down at good; and he that hasteth with

Jesus' feet, and besought him his feet sinneth.

INFERIORITY.

that he would come into his Eccles. V, 1. Keep thy foot

Judges iv, 10. And Barak called house. when thou goest to the house of Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; Luke x. 39. And she had a sister

and he went up with ten thou- called Mary, which also sat at

sand men at his feet. ... Isa. xxvi, 6. The foot shall tread

Jesus' feet, and heard his word. it down, even the feet of the poor, Luke vii, 38. And [the woman]

John xi, 32. Then when Mary and the steps of the needy. stood at his feet behind him weep was come where Jesus was, and Isa. III, 7. How beautiful upon

saw him, she fell down at his feet. ing. ... the mountains are the feet of him Luke viii, 35, 41. Then they hadst been here, my brother had

saying unto him, Lord, if thou that bringeth good tidings, that went out to see what was done; not died. publisheth peace.

and came to Jesus, and found the Jer. xlii , 16. Give glory to the man, out of whom the devils were straightway at his feet

, and yield

Acts v, 10. Then fell she down LORD your God, before he cause departed, sitting at the feet of darkness, and before your feet Jesus, clothed, and in his right ed up the ghost; and the young stumble upon the dark moun- mind: arrd they were afraid. And, men came in, and found her dead. tajns.

behold, there came a man named and, carrying her forth, buried Jer. xiv, 10. Thus saith the synagogue: and he fell down at Jairus, and he was a ruler of the her by her husband.

Acts vii, 58. And cast him out LORD unto this people, Thus have Jesus' feet, and besought him that of the city, and stoned him: and they loved to wander, they have he would come into his house.

the witnesses laid down their not refrained their feet, there

clothes at a young man's feet fore the LORD doth not accept Lrike x, 39. And she had a sister whose name was Saul. them. ......

called Mary, which also sat at Acts x, 25. And as Peter was Rom, 11, 15. Their feet are Jesus' feet, and heard his word.

coming in, Cornelius met him, gwift to shed blood. Heb. xil, 13. And make straight down at the apostles' feet: and disActs iv, 35, 37. And lald them and fell down at his feet, and

worshipped him. paths for your feet, lest that tribution was made unto every Rev. 1, 17. And when I saw him, which is lame be turned out of the

man according as he had need. I fell at his feet as dead. . way; but let it rather be healed.

Having land, sold it, and brought
the money, and laid it at the

Rev. xls, 10. And I fell at

And UNDER FEET, THE TOKEN

his feet to worship him. apostles' feet.

he said unto me, See thou do it OF SUBJUGATION.

Acts vii, 58. And cast him out Dot: I am thy fello w-servadt, and 2 Sam. xxii, 89. And I have con- of the city, and stoned him: and of thy brethren that have the sumed them, and wounded them, the witnesses laid down their testimony of Jesus: worship God: that they could not arise: yea, clothes at a young man's feet, for the testimony of Jesus is the bey are fallen under my feet. whose name was Saul.

spirit of prophecy.

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PARTS OF FOOT. ground for delicateness and ten- FROM SOLE TO HEAD,

derness.

And among THE WHOLE PERSON. HEEL.

these nations shalt thou find no Gen. til, 15. And I will put ease, neither shall the sole of thy there was none to be so much

2 Sam. xiv, 25. But in all Israel enmity between thee and the foot have rest.

praised as Absalom for his beauty: woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, sole of your foot shall tread upon, the crown of his head there was

Josh. I, 3. Every place that the from the sole of his foot even to and thou shalt bruise bis heel.

that have I given unto you, as I no blemish in him. Gen. xxv, 26. And after that said unto Moses.

Job ii, 7. So went Satan forth came his brother out, and his Josh. ill, 13. And It shall come from the presence of the LORD, hand took hold on Esau's heel: to pass, as soon as the soles of the and smote Job with sore boils, and his namo was called feet of the priests that bear the from the sole of his foot unto his Jacob.

ark of the LORD, the Lord of all crown. Hosea xli, 3. He took his brother the earth, shall rest in the waters

Isa. I, 6. From the sole of the by the heel' in the womb, and by of Jordan, that the waters

of Jor: foot

even unto the head there his strength he had power with dan shall be cut off from the is no soundness in it. ..... God.

above; and they shall stand upon
an heap

TOE.
Job xill, 27. Thou puttest my
seet also in the stocks, and lookest

Exod. xxix, 20. Then shalt thou narrowly unto all my paths; thou

kill the ram, and take of his blood,

1 King:,. Thou knowest bow and put it upon the tip of the Bettest å print upon the heels of that David my father could not right ear of Aaron, and upon the my feet.

build an house unto the name of tip of the right ear of his sons, and Job xviii, 9. The gin shall take the LORD his God for the wars upon the thumb of their right him by the heel, and the robbor which were about him on every hand, and upon the great toe of shall prevail against him.

side, until the LORD put them their right foot, and sprinkle the under the soles of his feet.

blood upon the altar round about. Ps. xli, 9. Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, them that afflicted theo shall Hed: and they pursued after him,

Isa. 1x, 14. The song also of

Judges 1, 6, 7. But Adoni-bezek which did eat of my bread, hath come bending unto thee; and all and caught him, and cut off his lifted up his heel against me.

they that despised thee shall bow thumbs and his great toes. And Ps. xlix, 5. Wherefore should I themselves down at the soles of Adoni-bezek said, Threescore fear in the days of evil, when the thy feet. . .

and ten kings, having their thumbs iniquity of my heels shall compass Ezek. xliii, 7. And he said unto and their great toes cut off, gathme about.

mo, Son of man, the place of my ered their meat under my table: Jer. xill, 22. . . . For the great throne, and the place of the soles as I have done, so God hath reness of thine iniquity are thy of my feet, where I will dwell in quited me. And they brought skirts discovered, and thy heels the midst of the children of Israel him to Jerusalem, and there he made bare.

for ever, and my holy name, shall died.

the house of Israel no more de- 1 Chron. XX, 6. And yet again SOL E.

there was war at Gath, where

Mal. iv, 3. And ye shall tread was a man of great stature, whose Deut. xxviii, 56, 65. The tender down the wicked; for they shall Angers and toes were four and and delicate woman among you, be ashes under the soles of your twenty, six on each hand, and six which would not adventure to set feet, in the day that I shall do on each foot; and he also was the the sole of her foot upon the this, saith the LORD of hosts. Bon of the giant.

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CANAAN.

ITS BOUNDARIES. herlt it, one as well as another; | land of oil olive, and honey; A

concerning the which I lifted up land wherein thou shalt eat bread Exod.xxiil

, 31. And I will set thy mine hand to give it unto your without scarceness, thou shalt not bounds from the Red sea even fathers: and this land shall fall lack any thing in it; a land whose unto the sea of the Philistines, and

unto you for inheritance. And stones are iron, and out of whose from the desert unto the river: this

shall be the border of the land bills thou mayest dig brass. for I will deliver the inhabitants toward the north side, from the of the land into your hand; and great sea, the way of Hethlon, as brought us into this place, and

· Deut. xxvi, 9-11. And he bath thou shalt drive them out before men go to Zedad; Hamath, hath given us this land, even a thee.

Berothah, Sibraim, which is be- land that floweth with milk and Deut. Ili, 12-17. And this land, tween the border of Damascus honey. And now, behold, I have which we possessed at that time, and the border of Hamath; Hazar- brought the first-fruits of the land from Aroer, which is by the river hatticon, which is by the coast of which thou, O LORD, hast given Arnon, and half mount Gilead, Hauran. And the border from me. And thou shalt set it before and the cities thereof, gave I unto the sea shall be Hazar-enan, the the LORD thy God, and worship the Reubenites, and to the Gadites. border of Damascus, and the north before the LORD thy God. And And the rest of Gilead, and all northward, and the border of thou shalt rejoice in every good Bashan, being the kingdom of 05, Hamath. And this is the north thing which the LORD thy God gave I'unto the half-tribe of Ma- side. And the east side ye shall hath given unto thee, and unto nasseh; all the region of Argob, measure from Hauran, and from thine house, thou, and the Levite, with all Bashan, which was called Damascus, and from Gilead, and and the stranger that is among the land of giants. Jair the son from the land of Israel by Jordan,

you. of Manasseh took all the country from the border unto the east sea. of Argob, unto the coasts of Ge And this is the east side. And said, Arise, that we may go up

Judges xviii, 9, 10. And they shuri and Maachathi, and called the south side southward, from them after his own name, Bashan-Tamar even to the waters of strife against them: for we have seen havoth-jair, unto this day. And in Kadesh, the river to the great good; and are yo stíll? Be not

the land, and, behold, it is very I gave Gilead unto Machir. And sea. unto the Reubenites, and unto southward. The west side also slothful to go, and to enter to

When yo go, the Gadites, I gave from Gilead shall de the great sea from the possess the land. even unto the river Arnon, half border, till a man come

ye shall como unto a people secure, over

and to a large land: for God hath the valley, and the border, even against Hamath. This is the unto the river Jabbok, which is west side. So shall ye divide this given it into your hands; a place the border of the children of land unto you according to the thing that is in the earth.

where there is no want of any Ammon; The plain also, and Jor-tribes of Israel. dan, and the coast thereof, from

Ezek. xlviii, 29, 30. This is the

Jer. xxxii, 22. And hast given the plain, even the salt sea, under unto the tribes of Israel for in- them, a land flowing with milk Chinnereth even unto the sea of land which ye shall divide by lot them this land, which thou didst Ashdoth-pisgah eastward. heritance, and these are their

and honey. Deut. lv, 47-49. And they portions, saith the Lord God. possessed his land, and the land and these are the going out of

Ezek. xx, 6. In the day that I of Og king of Bashan, two kings the city on the north side, four lifted up mine hand unto them, to of the Amorites, which were on thousand and five hundred meas- bring them forth of the land of this side Jordan, toward the sun ures.

Egypt into a land that I had espied rising; From Aroer, which is by

for them, flowing with milk and the bank of the river Arnon, even DESCRIPTION OF THE honey, which is the glory of all unto mount Sion, which is Her

lands.

COUNTRY. mon, And all the plain on this

Exod. xxxiii, 3. Unto a land

(See under Agriculture and side Jordan eastward, even unto fowing with milk and honey: for the sea of the plain, under the I will not go up in the midst of

Animals, BEE.) springs of Pisgah.

thee; for thou art a stiffnecked PROMISE OF POSSESSION. Amos vi, 2. Pass ye unto Calneh, people: lest I consume thee in the and see; and from thence go ye to

Gen. xlii, 14, 15, 17. And the way. Hamath the great: then go down

LORD said unto Abram, after that to Gath of the Philistines: be they unto you,'Yo shall inherit their up now thine eyes, and look from

Lev. xx, 24. But. I have said Lot was separated from him, Lift better than these kingdoms or land, and' I will give it unto you the place where thou art norththeir border greater than your to possess it, a land that floweth ward, and southward, and eastborder?

with milk and honey: I am the ward, and westward: For all the

LORD your God, which have land which thou seest, to thee will THE SAME AS SEEN IN THE seperated you from other people. I give it, and to thy seed for ever. VISION OF EZEKIEL.

Deut. viii, 7-9. For the LORD thy Arise, walk through the land, in Ezek. xlvii, 13-21. Thus saith God bringeth thee into a good the length of it, and in the breadth the Lord God, This shall be the land, a land of brooks of water, of it: for I will give it unto thee. border whereby ye shall inherit of fountains and depths that spring Gen. xv, 17-21. And it came to the land, according to the twelve out of valleys and hills; A land of pass, that, when the sun went tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have wheat, and barley, and vines, and down, and it was dark, behold a two portions. And ye shall in- ng trees, and pomogranates; a smoking furnace, and a burning

a

lamp that passed between those fure this people, and he shall, celve for an inheritance, obeyed; pieces. In that same day the cause them to inherit the land and he went out, not knowing LORD made covenant with which thou shalt see.

whither he went. By faith he 80Abram, saying. Uuto thy seed

Deut. xi, 31. For ye shall pass Journed in the land of promise, as have I given this land, from the over Jordan, to go in to possess

in a strange country, dwelling in river of Egypt unto the great the land which the LORD your tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, river, the river Euphrates: The God giveth you, and ye shall pos- the heirs with him of the samo Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and sess it, and dwell therein.

promise. For he looked for a city the Kadmonites, And the Hit

Deut. xxxii, 8. When the most builder and maker is God.

which hath foundations, whoso tites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims, And the Amorites, and High divided to the nations their the Canaanites, and the Girgash- inheritance, when he separated CONDITIONS OF CONTINUED ites, and the Jebusites.

, he
bounds of the people according to

POSSESSION. Gen. xvil, 8. And I will give the number of the children of 2 Kings xxl, 8. Neither will I unto thee, and to thy seed after Israel.

make the feet of Israel move any thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan,

Joshua 1, 3, 4. Every place that more out of the land which I gave for an everlasting possession; and the sole of your foot shall tread up their fathers; only if they will obI will be their God.

on, that have I given unto you, as serve to do according to all that I

I said unto Moses. From the have commanded them, and acGen. XXVI, 2, 3. And the LORD wilderness and this Lebanon, even cording to all the law that my appeared unto

him, and said, Go unto the great river, the river servant Moses commanded them. not down into Egypt; dwell in the Euphrates, all the land of the 1 Chron. xxviil, 8. Now thereland which I shall tell thee of. Hittites, and unto the great sea, fore, in the sight of all Israel, the Sojourn in this land, and I will be toward the going down of the sun, congregation of the LORD, and in with thee, and will bless thee: for shall be your coast.

the audience of our God, keep and unto thee, and unto thy seed, I

seek for all the commandments of will give all these countries; and I will perform the oath which I

SUBSEQUENT ALLUSIONS.

the LORD your God; that ye may sware unto Abraham thy father. 1 Chron. xvi, 18, 19. Saying, it for an inheritance for your chil

possess this good land, and leave Unto thee will I give the land of Gen. XXXV, 12. And the land Canaan, the lot of your inheri

dren after you for ever. which I gave Abraham and Isaac, tance; When ye were but few,

Jer. vii, 5-7. For if ye thoroughto thee I will give it, and to thy even a few, and strangers in it.

ly amend your ways and your seed after thee will I give the

Neh. 1x, 7, 8. Thou art the LORD judgment between a man and his

doings; if ye thoroughly executo land. Gen. xlviii

, 21. And Israel said and broughtest him forth out of neighbouri, ye oppress not the unto Joseph, Behold, I die; but Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest widow, and shed not innocent God shall be with you, and bring him the name of Abraham: And you again unto the land of your foundest his heart faithful before after other gods to your hurt;

blood in this place, neither walk fathers.

thee, and madest a covenant with Then will I cause you to dwell in Gen. 1, 24. And Joseph said unto him, to give the land of the this place in the land that I gave his brethren, I die: and God will Canaanites, the Hittites, the Am: to your fathers, for ever and ever. surely visit you, and bring you orites, and the Perizzites, and the out of this land unto the land Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to COMMISSION TO which he sware to Abraham, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast Isaac, and to Jacob. performed thy words: for thou art

CONQUER IT. Exod. vi, 4, 8. And I have also righteous.

Deut. x, 11. And the LORD said established my covenant with Ps. cv, 11, 12. Saying, Unto thee before the people, that they may

unto me, Arise, take thy journey them, to give them the land of will I give the land of Canaan, the Canaan, the land of their pilgrim- lot of your inheritance:

go in and possess the land, which

When age, wherein they were strangers. they were but a few men in num

I sware unto their fathers to give

unto them. And I will bring you in unto the ber, yea, very few, and strangers land, concerning the which I did in it.

Joshua i, 1, 2. Now after the swear to give it to Abraham, to Acts vii, 2-5. And he said, Men, 1 death of Moses, the servant of the Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will brethren, and fathers, hearken; LORD, it came to pass, that the give it you for an heritage: I am The God of glory appeared unto LORD spake unto Joshua the son the LORD.

our father Abraham, when he was of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, Ecod. xv, 17. Thou shalt bring in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt Moses my servant is dead; now them in, and plant them in the in Charran, And said unto him, therefore arise, go over this Jormountain of thine inheritance, in Get thee out of thy country, and dan, thou, and all this people,

unto the land which I do give to the place, O LORD, which thou from thy kindred, and come into hast made for thee to dwell in: in the land which I shall shew thee. them, even to the children of

Israel. the Sanctuary, O LORD, which thy Then came he out of the land of hands have established. the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Char

Joshua xvill, 2, 3. And there reran: and from thence, when his mained among the children of Exod. xxxlil, 1. And the LORD father

was dead, he removed him Israel seven tribes, which had not said unto Moses, Depart, and go into this land, 'wherein ye now yet received their inheritance. up hence, thou and the people dwell. And he gave him none in And Joshua said unto the children which thou hast brought up out heritance in it, no, not so much as

of Israel, How long are ye slack of the land of Egypt, unto the to set his foot on: yet he promised to go to possess the land, which land which I sware unto

ta that he would give it to him for a the LORD God of your fathers hath ham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, say- possession, and to his seed after given you. ing, Unto thy seed will I give it. him, when as yet he had no child.

CHARACTER AND EXPULDeut. 181, 28. But charge Joshua, Heb. xi, 8, 10. By faith Abraham, and encourage him, and strong when he was called to go out into

SION OF ITS ABORIGINES. then him; for he shall go over be a place which he should after re- Exod. xxiil, 29, 30. I will not drive them out from before thee, rates, even unto the uttermost sea, , and had feared other gods. And in one year; lest the land become shall your coast be.

walked in the statutes of the headesolate, and the beast of the field

Deut. xii, 31. Thou shalt not do then, whom the LORD cast out multiply against thee. By little

so unto the LORD thy God: for from before the children of Israel, and little I will drive them out

e abomination to the LORD and of the kings of Israel, which from before thee, until thou be which he hateth hath they done they had made. increased, and inherit the land.

unto their gods; for even their Ezra ix, 10, 11. And now, O our Exod. xxxiv, 11. Observe thou sons and their daughters they God, what shall we say after this? that which I command thee this have burnt in the fire to their for we have forsaken thy comday: behold, I drive out before gods.

mandments, Which thou hast thee the Amorite, and the Ca- Deut. xvii, 14. For these na commanded by thy servants the naanite, and the Hittite, and the tions, which thou shalt possess, prophets, saying, The land, unto Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the hearkened unto observers of times, which ye go to possess it, is an Jebusite.

and unto diviners: but as for thee, unclean land with the filthiness of Lev. xviil, 25, 27. And the land the LORD thy God hath not suffer the people of the lands, with their is defiled: therefore I do visit the ed thee so to do.

abominations, which have filled it iniquity thereof upon it, and the Deut. xxix, 16, 17. (For ye know from one end to another with

their uncleanness. land itself vomiteth out her in- how we have dwelt in the land of habitants. (For all these abomin- Egypt, and how we came through Neh. 1x, 24, 25. So the children ations have the men of the land the

nations which ye passed by; went in and' possessed the land, done which were before you, and And ye have seen their abomina- and thou subduedst before them the land is defiled.)

tions, and their idols, wood and the inhabitants of the land, the Num. xxiv, 19. Out of Jacob stone, silver and

gold, which Canaanites, and gavest them into shall come he that shall have were among them.)

their hands, with their kings, dominion, and shall destroy him Deut. xxxi, 3. The LORD thy and the people of

the land, that remaineth of the city.

God, he will go over before thee, that they might do with them

and he will destroy these nations as they would. And they took Num. xxxiii, 53, 55, 56. And ye from before thee, and thou shalt strong cities, and a fat land, and shall dispossess the inhabitants of possess them; and Joshua, he possessed houses full of all goods, the land, and dwell therein: for I shall go over before thee, as the wells digged, vineyards and olivehave given you the land to pos. LORD hath said.

yards, and fruit trees in abundsess it. But if ye will not drive

ance: so they did eat, and were out the inhabitants of the land

Josh. xii, 7, 8. And these are the filled, and became fat, and defrom before you; then it shall come kings of the country which Joshua lighted

themselves in 'tly great to pass, that those which ye let and the children of Israel smote goodness. remain of them shall be pricks in on this side Jordan on the west,

Ps. lxxviii, 55. He cast out the your eyes, and thorns in your from Baal-gad in the valley of sides, and shall vex you in the land

Lebano

even unto the mount heathen also before them, and wherein ye dwell. Moreover, it Halak, that goeth up to Seir; line, and made the tribes of Israel

divided them an inheritance by shall come to pass, that I shall do which Joshua. gave unto the

to dwell in their tents. unto you as I thought to do unto tribes of Israel for a possession, them.

according to their divisions: In Acts xill, 19. And when he had

the mountains, and in the valleys, destroyed seven nations in the Deut. ix, 1-8. Hear, O Israel; and in the plains, and in the land of Chanaan, he divided their Thou art to pass over Jordan this springs, and in the wilderness, land to them by lot. day, to go in to possess nations and in the south country; the greater and mightier than thyself, Hittites, the Amorites, and the cities great, and fenced up to hea- Canaanites, the Perizzites,' the

REFLECTIONS UPON THE ven; A people great and tall, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

CONQUEST. children of the Anakims, whom

Num. XXI, 29-31. Woe to thee, thou knowest, and of whom thou Joshua xxiil, 5. And the LORD Moab! thou art undone, O people hast heard say, Who can stand be- your God, he shall expel them of Chemosh! he hath given his fore the children of Anak? Un- from before you, and drive them sons that escaped, and his daughderstand therefore this day, that from out of your sight; and ye ters, into captivity unto Sibon the LORD thy God is he which shall possess their land, as the king of the Amorites. We have goeth over before thee; as a con- LORD your God hath promised un- shot at them; Heshbon is perished suming fire he shall destroy them, to you.

even unto Dibon, and we have and he shall bring them down be Joshua xxiv, 8. And I brought laid them waste even unto Nophfore thy face: 80 shalt thou drive you into the land of the Amorites, ah, which reacheth unto Medeba. them out, and destroy them which dwelt on the other side Thus Israel dwelt in the land of quickly, as the LORD hath said un- Jordan; and they fought with the Amorites. to thee.

you: and I gave them into your Deut. iv, 37, 38. And because he Deut. xI, 22-24. For if ye shall hand, that ye might possess their loved thy fathers, therefore he diligently keep all these command

land; and I destroyed them from chose their seed after them, and

before you. ments which I command you, to

brought thee out in his sight with do them, to love the LORD your

1 Kings xxi, 26. And he did very his mighty power out of Egypt; God, to walk in all his ways, and abominably in following idols, ac- To drive out nations from before t cleave unto him; Then will cording to all things as did the thee, greater and mightier than the Lord drive out all these na-Amorites, whom the LORD cast thou art, to bring theo in, to give tions from before you, and ye out before the children of Israel. thee their land for an inheritance, shall possess greater nations and 2 Kings xvii, 7, 8. For so it was, as it is this day. mightier than yourselves. Every that the children of Israel had Deut. xxvi, 3. And thou shalt place whereon the soles of your sinned against the LORD their God, go unto the priest that shall be in feet shall tread shall be yours: which had brought them out of the those days, and say unto him, I from the wilderness and Lebanon, land of Egypt, from under the profess this day unto the LORD from the river, the river Euph-1 hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt, thy God, that I am come unto tho

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