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Manasseh's, and the sea is his bor- | nasseh's sons had the land of the south side of the nether Betha der; and they met together in Gilead. And the coast of Ma-horon. And the border Was Asher on the north, and in nasseh was from Asher to Mich- drawn thence, and compassed the Issachar on the east.

methah, that lieth before Shechem, corner of the sea southward, froin

and the border went along on the the hill that lieth before BethMANASSEH, (SINGLY). right hand unto the inhabitants of horon southward; and the goings Num. xxxii, 41, 42. And Jair the En-tappuah. Now Manasseh had out thereof were at Kirjath-baal, son of Manasseh went and took the land of Tappuah: but Tappuah, (which is Kirjath-jearim,) a city of the small towns thereof, and on the border of Manasseh, be the children of Judah. This was called them Havoth-jair.

And longed to the children of Ephraim; the west quarter. And the south Nobah went and took Kenath, and the coast descended unto quarter was from the end of Kirand the villages thereof, and the river Kanah, southward of jath-jearim, and the border went called it Nobah, after his own

the river: these cities of Ephraim out on the west, and went out to name.

are among the cities of Manasseh: the well of waters of Nephtoal; Josh. xlii, 29-32. And Moses the coast of Manasseh also was on And the border came down to the gave inheritance unto the half the north side of the river, and end of the mountain that lleth be

the outgoings of it were at the fore the valley of the son of Hintribe of Manasseh: and this was

sea. And Manasseh had in Is nom, and which is in the valley of the possession of the half-tribe of sachar, and in Asher, "Beth-shean the giants on the north, and the children of Manasseh, by and her towns, and 'Ibleam and descended to the valley of Hintheir families. And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, Dor and her towns, and the in- south, and descended to En-rogel,

her towns, and the inhabitants of nom, to the side of Jebusi on the all the kingdom of Og king of habitants of En-dor and her And was drawn from the north; Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, towns, and the inhabitants of and went forth to En-shemesh, which are in Rashan, threescore Taanach and her towns, and the and went forth toward Geliloth, cities; And half Gilead, and Ash- inhabitants of Megiddo

and her which is over against the going taroth, and Edrei, cities of the

up of Adummim, and descended to kingdom of Og in Bashan, were towns, even three countries.

the stone of Bohan the son of pertaining unto the children of

EPHRAIM, (SINGLY).

Reuben, Machir the son of Manasseh, even

And passed along toto the one half of the children of Josh. xvi, 5-9. And the border northward, and went down unto

ward the side over against Arabah Machir, by their families. These of the children of Ephraim, ac Arabah; And the border passed are the countries which Moses did cording to their families, was along to the side of Beth-hoglah distribute for inheritance in the thus: even the border of their northward; and the outgoings of plains of Moab, on the other side inheritance on the east side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward. was Ataroth -adar, unto Beth- of the salt sea, at the south end

the border were at the north bay horon the upper, Josh. xvii, 1-9, 11. There was der went out toward the sea to coast. And Jordan was the bor

And the bur- of Jordan. This was the south also a lot for the tribe of Ma- Michmethah on the north side; der of it on the east side. This nasseh, (for he was the first-born and the border went about east was the inberitance of the chilof Joseph,) to wit, for Machir, the first-born of Manasseh, the father passed by it on the east to Jano-dren of Benjamin, by the coasts of Gilead: because he was a man hah, And it went down from their families. Now the cities of of war, therefore he had Gilead

Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naaand Bashan. There was also a lot for the rest of the children of rath, and came to 'Jericho, and the tribe of the children of BenManasseh by their families; for went out from Tappuah westward went out at Jordan.

jamin, according to their families, The border

were Jericho, and Beth-hoglah, the children of Abiezer, and for unto the river Kauah; and the and the valley of Keziz, And the children of Helek, and for the goings out thereof were at the children of Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the tribe of the children of Ephraim monai, and Ophni, and Gaba: sea. This is the inheritance of the Beth-el, And Avim, and Parah,

and Ophrah, And Cephar-haamchildren of Hepher, and for the by their families. And the separate twelve cities with their villages. children of Shemida: these were cities for the children of Ephraim Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth, the male-children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families. children of Manasseh, all the Mozah, And Rekem, and Irpeel,

were among the inheritance of the And Mizpeh, and 'Cephirah, and But Zelophelad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son cities with their villages.

and Taralah, And Zelah, Eleph, of Machir, the son of Manasseh,

and Jebusi, (which is Jerusalem,) had no sons, but daughters and

BENJAMIN.

Gibeath, and Kirjath: fourteen these are the names of his daugh- Josh. xviii, 11-28. And the lot cities with their villages. This is ters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, of the tribe of the children of the inheritance of the children of Milcah, and Tirzah. And they Benjamin came up according to Benjamin, according to their came near before Eleazar the their families: and the coast of familles. priest, and before Joshua the son their lot came forth between the of Nun, and before the princes, children of Judah and the chil

INHERITANCE OF JOSHUA siying, The LORD commanded dren of Joseph. And their border Moses to give us an inheritance on the north side was from Jor

AND CALEB. among our brethren: therefore, don; and the border went up to Josh, xix, 49, 50. When they had according to the commandment of the side of Jericho on the north made an end of dividing the land the Lord, he gave them an in- side, and went up through the for inheritance by their coasts, the heritance among the brethren of mountains westward; and the go- children of Israel gave an inherittheir father. And there fell ten ings out thereof were at the wil-ance to Joshua the son of Nun portions to Manasseh, besi the rness Beth-aren. the among them: According to the hand of Gilead aud Bashan which border went over from thence to word of the LORD, they gave him inere on the other side Jordan; ward Luz, to the side of Luz, the city which he asked, even B (ause the daughters of Ma-(which is Beth-el,) southward; and Timnath-serah in mount Ephraim: ni siol had an inheritance among the border descended to Ataroth- and he built the city, and dwelt his sons: and the rest of Ma-1 adar, near the hill that lieth on I therein.

Josh. xv, 13. And unto Caleb situation, the joy of the whole come into this city, nor shoot an the son of Jephunneh he gave a earth, is mount Zion, on the sides arrow there, nor come before it part among the children of Judah, of the north, the city of the great with shields, nor cast a bank according to the commandment King. Let mount Zion rejoice, against it. By the way that he of the LORD to Joshua, even the let the daughters of Judah became, by the same shall he return, city of Arba, the father of Anak, glad, because of thy judgments. and shall not come into this city, which city is Hebron.

Walk about Zion, and go round saith the LORD. For I will defend 1 Chron. vi. 64–56. Now these about her: tell the towers thereof. this city to save it, for mine own are their dwelling-places through- Mark ye well her bulwarks, con- sake, and for my servant David's out their castles, in their coasts, sider her palaces; that ye may sake. of the sons of Aaron, of the tell it to the generation follow

Isa. xxxviil, 6. And I will defamilies of the Kohathites; for ing.

liver thee and this city out of the theirs was the lot. And they Ps. cxxii, 2-5. Our feet shall hand of the king of Assyria: and gave them Hebron in the land of stand within thy gates, O Jerusa- I will defend this city. Judah, and the suburbs thereof lem. Jerusalem is builded as a round about it. But the fields of city that is compact together: make Jerúsalem a cup of' tremb

Zech. xil, 2, 3, 9. Behold, I will the city, and the villages thereof, Whither the tribes go up, the they gave to Caleb the son of tribes of the LORD, unto the testi- ling unto all the people round Jephunneh.

mony of Israel, to give thanks about, when they shall be in the

unto the name of the LORD. For siege both against Judah and METROPOLIS OF

there are set thrones of judgment, against Jerusalem. And in that

the thrones of the house of David? / day, will I make Jerusalem a CANAAN,

burdensome stone for all people;

Isa. Ixv, 18, 19. But be ye glad all that burden themselves with JERUSALEM, ANCIENTLY and rejoice for ever in that which it shall be cut in pieces, though CALLED JEBUS.

I create: for, behold, I create all the people of the earth be 2 Sam. v, 6-8. And the king and people a joy. And I will

rejoice it shall come to pass in that day,

Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her gathered together against it. And his men went to Jerusalem unto in Jerusalem, and joy in my pew- that I will seek to destroy all the the land; which spake unto David, ple;, and the voice of weeping nations that come against Jeru

shall be no more heard in her, salem. saying. Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt nor the voice of crying. not come in hither thinking, Zech. vill, 3. Thus saith the PATRIOTIC LOVE FOR IT. David cannot come in hither. LORD, I am returned unto Zion, Nevertheless David took the and will dwell in the midst of pleasure unto Zion: build thou

Ps. II, 18. Do good in thy good strong hold of Zion: the same is Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall the walls of Jerusalem. the city of David. And David be called, A city of truth; and the said on that day, Whosoever get mountain of the Lord of hosts, or Jerusalem: they shall prosper

Ps. cxxii, 6-8. Pray for the peace teth up to the gutter, and smiteth The holy mountain. the Jebusites, and the lame and

that love thee. Peace be within

Acts 11,5. And there were dwellsoul, he shall be chief and captain, men, out of every nation under and companions' sakes, I will now the blind, that are hated of David's ing at Jerusalem Jews, devout thy walls, and prosperity within Wherefore they said, The blind heaven. and the lame shall not come into

say, Peace be within thee. the house.

ITS DIVINE PROTECTION.

Ps. cxxviii, 5. The LORD shall 1 Chron. xi, 4, 5. And David and

bless thee out of Zion: and thou all Israel went to Jerusalem,

2 Kings xix, 32-34. Therefore shalt see the good of Jerusalem which is Jebus, where the Jebus- the king of Assyria, He shall not

thus saith the LORD concerning all the days of thy life. ites were, the inhabitants of the

Ps. cxxxvil, 5-7. If I forget thee, land. And the inhabitants of come into this city, nor shoot an Jebus said to David, Thou shalt arrow there, nor come before it . Jernsalem, let my right hand

with shield, nor cast a bank forget her cunning. If I do not not come hither. Nevertheless

against it. By the way that he remember thee, let my tongue David took the castle of Zion, came, by the same shall he re- cleave to the roof of my mouth; if which is the city of David.

turn, and shall not come into this I prefer not Jerusalem above my

city, saith the LORD. For I will chief joy. Remember, O LORD, THE DIVINE CHOICE AND

defend this city, to save it, for the children of Edom in the day SCENE OF NATIONAL mine own sake, and for my ser- of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, GATHERINGS. vant David's sake.

rase it, even to the foundation 2 Chron. vi, 5, 6. Since the day Ps. xlviii, 3-5. God is known in

thereof. that I brought forth my people her palaces for a refuge. For, lo, Isa. Ixit, 1. For Zion's sake will out of the land of Egypt, I chose the kings were assembled, they I not hold my peace, and for Jeruno city among all the tribes of passed by together. They saw salem's sake I will not rest, until Israel to build an house in, that it, and so they marvelled; they the righteousness thereof go forth my name might be there; neither were troubled, and hasted away. as brightness, and the salvation chose I any man to be a ruler over Isa. xxxiil, 20. Look upon Zion,

thereof as a lamp that burneth. my people Israel: But I have the city of our solemnities: thine Jer. II, 50. Ye that have escaped chosen Jerusalem, that my name eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet the sword, go away, stand not might be there; and have chosen habitation, a tabernacle that shall still remember the LORD afar otr, David to be over my people not be taken down; not one of the and let Jerusalem come into vour Israel.

stakes thereof shall ever be re- mind, 2 Chron. xv, 10. So they gather- moved, neither shall any of the Zech, xil, 5. And the governors ed themselves together at Jeru- cords thereof be broken.

of Judah shall say in their heart, salem in the third month, in the Isa. xxxvii, 33-35. Therefore The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall fifteenth year of the reign of Asa. thus saith the LORD concerning be my strength in the LORD of Ps. xlviii, 2, 11-13. Beautiful for the king of Assyria, He shall not hosts their God.

THE CAPITAL OFTEN Jerusalem to war; and they becamo, he, and all his host, against THREATENED.

sieged Ahaz, but could not over- Jerusalem, and pitched against it come him.

and they built forts against i Isa, xxix, 1-3. Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city where David dwelt! Isa. vil, 1. And it came to pass round about. And the city was add ye year to year, let them kill in the days of Ahaz the son of besieged unto the eleventh yea,

And on the sacrifices. Yet I will distress Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of king Zedekiah. Ariel, and there shall be heavi. of Judah, that Rezin the king of ninth day of the fourth month the ness and sorrow: and it shall be Syria, and Pekah the son of Re- famine prevailed in the city, and unto me as Ariel. And I will maliah, king of Israel, went up to there was no bread for the people camp against thee round about, ward Jerusalem to war against it, of the land. end will lay seige against thee but could not prevail against it. Jer. xxxix, 1-3. In the ninth year with a mount, and I will raise

of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the forts against thee.

BY SENNACHERIB.

tenth month, came NebuchadrezJer. 1, 14, 15. Then the LORD 2 Kings xviii, 17. And the king zar king of Babylon and all his said unto me, Out of the north an of Assyria sent Tartan, and Rab-besieged it. And in the eleventh

army against Jerusalem, and they evil shall break forth upon all the saris, and Rab-shakeh, from Lachinhabitants of the land. For, lo, ish to king Hezekiah with a great year of Zedekiah, in the fourth I will call all the families of the host against Jerusalem: and they the city was broken up. And all kingdoms of the north, saith the went up, and came to Jerusa- the princes of the king of Babylon LORD; and they shall come, and lem.

came in, and sat in the middle they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates Sennacherib king of Assyria send gar-nebo, Sarsemim, Rab-saris,

2 Chron. xxxli, 9. After this did gate, even Nergal-sharezer, Samof Jerusalem, and against all the his servants to Jerusalem, (but he Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag, with walls thereof round about, and himself laid siege against Lachish, all the residue of the princes of against all the cities of Judah. Jer. ix, 11. And I will make Hezekiah king of Judah, and unand all his power with him,) unto the king of Babylon.

Jer. 111, 4-7. And it came to pass, Jerusalem heaps, and a den of to all Judah that were at Jerusa- in the ninth year of his reign, in dragons; and I will make the lem, saying.

the tenth month, in the tenth day cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

of the month, that Nebuchadrezzar

BY PHARAOH-NECHOH. bing of Babylon came, he and all Jer. xix, 8. And I will make this

2 Kings xxili, 33. And Pharaoh- his army, against Jerusalem, and city desolate, and an hissing:

nechoh put him in bands at Riblah, pitched against it, and built forts every one that passeth thereby in the land of Hamath, that he against it round about. So the shall be astonished and hiss be- might not reign in Jerusalem; and citywas besieged unto the eleventh cause of all the plagues thereof.

put the land to a tribute of an year of king Zedekiah. And in Jer. xx, 5. Moreover, I will de- hundred talents of silver, and a the fourth month, in the ninth day liver all the strength of this city, talent of gold.

of the month, the famine was sore and all the labours thereof, and

in the city, so that there was no all the precious things thereof, and all the treasures of the kings

BY JEHOASH.

bread for the people of the land.

Then the city was broken up, and of Judah will I give into the hand

2 Kings xiv, 13, 14. And Jehoash all the men of war fled, and went of their enemies, which shall spoil king of Israel took Amaziah king forth out of the city by night, by them, and take them, and carry of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the the way

of the gate between the them to Babylon.

son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, two walls, which was by the king's Jer. xxi, 10. For I have set my down the wall of Jerusalem, from by the city round about;) and they

and came to Jerusalem, and brake garden; (now the Chaldeans were face against this city for evil, and the gate of Ephraim unto the went by the way of the plain. not for good, saith the LORD; it shall be given into the hand of And he took all the gold and corner-gate, four hundred cubits.

Dan. 1, 1. In the third year of the the king of Babylon, and he shall silver, and all the vessels that reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah burn it with fire.

were found in the house of tho came Nebuchadnezzar king of Jer. xxxli, 28, 31. Therefore thus LORD, and in the treasures of the Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besaith the LORD, Behold, I will give king's house, and hostages, and sieged it. this city into the hand of the returned to Samaria. Chaldeans, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon,

ITS DESTRUCTION BY THE BY NEBUCHADNEZZAR.

CHALDEES. and he shall take it. For this city hath been to me as a provo

2 Kings xxiv, 10-12. At that 2 Kings xxv, 8-10. And in the cation of mine anger and of my time the servants of Nebuchad- Afth month, on the seventh day of fury, from the day that they built nezzar king of Babylon came up the month, which is the nineteenth it even unto this day, that I should against Jerusalem, and the city year of king Nebuchadnezzar king remove it from before my face.

was besiged. And Nebuchad- of Babylon, camo Nebuzar-adan,

nezzar king of Babylon came captain of the guard, a servant of ITS VARIOUS Sieges. against the city, and his servants the king of Babylon, unto Jeru

did beseige it. And Jehoiachin salem: And he hurnt the louse BY SHISHAK

the king of Judah went out to the of the LORD, and the king's house 1 Kings xiv,

25. And it came to king of Babylon, he, and his and all the houses of Jerusalem,and pass in the fifth year of king mother, and his servants, and his every great man's house burnt he Rehoboam, that Shisliak king of princes, and his officers; and the with fire. And all the army of the Egypt came up against Jerusa- king of Babylon took him in the Chaldees, that were with the caplem. eighth year of his reign.

tain of the guard, brake down the 2 Kings xxv, 1-3. And it came walls of Jerusalem round about. BY REZIN.

to pass in the ninth year of his Neh. 1, 2, 3. That Hanani, one of 2 Kings xvi, 5. Then Rezin king reign, in the tenth month, in the my brethren, came, he and certain of Syria, and Pekah son of Rema- tenth day of the month, that Ne- men of Judah; and I asked them liah' king of Israel, came up to buchadnezzar king of Babylon concerning the Jews that had escaped, which were left of the unto the Lord; it sliall not be pluck | every one to be over against his captivity, and concerning Jeru- ed up, nor thrown down, any more house. Now the city was large salem. And they said unto me, for ever.

and great; but the people were The remnant that are left of the

Zech, i, 14-17. So the angel that fow thin, and the houses were captivity there in the province communed with me said unto me, not builded. are in great affliction and re- Cry thou, saying, Thus saith the Neh. xi, 1, 2. And the rulers of proach; the wall of Jerusalem also Lord of hosts, I am jealous for the people dwelt at Jerusalem: is broken down, and the gates Jerusalem and for Zion with a the rest of the people also cast lots, thereof are burnt with fire.

great jealousy. And I am very to bring one of ten to dwell in Je Veh.i1,17. Then said I unto them, sore displeased with the heathen rusalem the holy city, and nine Ye see the distress that we are in, that are at ease: for 1 was but a parts to dwell in other cities. And how Jerusalem lleth waste, and little displeased, and they helped the people blessed all the men the gates thereof are burned with forward the amiction. Therefore that willingly offered themselves fire: come, and let us build up the thus saith the LORD, I am returned to dwell at Jerusalem. wall of Jerusalem, that we be no to Jerusalem with mercies: my more a reproach. house shall be built in it, saith the

FINAL DESTRUCTION BY Jer. xxxix, 8. And the Chaldeans LORD of hosts, and a line shall be

THE ROMANS FORETOLD. burnt the king's house, and the stretched forth upon Jerusalem. houses of the people, with fire, and Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the

Luke xix, 41-44. And when he brake down the walls of Jeru- LORD of hosts, My cities through was come near, he beheld the city, salem.

prosperity shall yet be spread and wept over it, Saying, If thou Jer, lil, 14. And all the army of abroad; and the LORD shall yet hadst known, even thou, at least the Chaldeans, that were with

the comfort Zion, and shall yet choose in this thy day, the things which captain of the guard, brake down

belong unto thy peace! but now all the walls of Jerusalem round

Zech. ii, 12. And the LORD shall they are hid from thine eyes. For

Inherit Judah his portion in the the days shall come upon thee, about. Ezek, xxxiii, 21. And it came to boly land, and shall choose Jeru- that thine enemies shall cast a

trench about thee, and compass pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in Zech. xiv, 17. And it shall be thee round, and keep thee in on

And shall lay thee tlie firth day of the month, that that whoso will not come up of ali every side. one that had escaped out of Jeru- the families of the earth

unto Je- even with the ground, and thy salem came unto me, saying, The rusalem to worship the King, the children within thee; and they city is smitten.

LORD of hosts, even upon them shall not leave in thee one stone shall be no rain.

upon another, because thou knew

est not the time of thy visitation. ITS RESTORATION

ITS RESTORATION Luke xxi, 20. And when ye shall PROMISED.

ACCOMPLISHED.

see Jerusalem compassed with Ps. lxix, 35, 36. For God will save

armies, then know that the desoZion, and will build the cities of

Neh. il, 18-20. Then I told them lation thereof is nigh. Judah; that they may dwell there,

of the hand of my God which was and have it in possession. The good upon me; as also the king's

JERUSALEM MYSTIC. seed also of bis servants shall in- words that he had spoken unto herit' it; and they that love his me. And they said, Let us rise up Ezek. xlviii, 30-35. And these

and build. So they strengthened are the goings out of the city on name shall dwell therein.

their hands for this good work. the north side, four thousand and Ps. cii. 13-16. Thou shalt arise,

But when Sanballat the Horonite, five hundred measures. And the and have mercy upon Zion: for and Tobialı the servant, the Am- gates of the city shall be after the the time to favour her, yea, the set monite, and Geshem thé Arabian, names of the tribes of Israel: three time, is come. For thy servants heard it, they laughed us to scorn, gates northward; one gate of Reutake pleasure in her stones, and and despised us, and said, What is ben, one gate of Judah, one gate favour the dust thereof. So the this thing that ye do? will ye rebel of Levi. And at the east side four heathen shall fear the name of the against the king? Then answered thousand and five hundred: and LORD, and all the kings of the I them, and said unto them, The three gates; and one gate of Joearth thy glory. When the Lord God of heaven, he will prosper us; seph, one gate of Benjamin, one shall build up Zion, he shall ap- therefore we his servants will arise gate of Dan. And at the south side pear in his glory.

and build: but ye have no portion, four thousand and five hundred Jer. xxx, 18. Thus saith the nor right, nor memorial, in Jeru- measures: and three gates; one LORD, Behold, I will bring again salem.

gate of Simeon, one gate of Issathe captivity of Jacob's tents, and

Neh, rii, 1-4. Now it came to char, one gate of Zebulun. At the have mercy on his dwelling-places; pass, when the wall was built,

west side four thousand and five and the city shall be builded upon and I had set up the doors, and hundred, with their three gates; her own heap, and the palace shall the porters and the singers one gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, remain after the manner thereof. and the Lerites were appointed, one gate of Naphtali.

It WALS Jer. xxxi, 38-40. Behold,the days That I gave my brother Hanround about eighteen thousand come, saith the LORD, that the city ani, and Hananiah the ruler measures: and the name of the shall be built to the LORD, from the of the palace, charge over Jeru-city from that day shall be, The tower of Hananeel unto the gate salem: for he was a faithful LORD is there. of the corner. And the measur- | man, and feared God above Rev. xxi, 10, 11. And he carried ing-line shall yet go forth over many. And I said unto them, me away in the spirit to a great against it upon the hill Gareb, and Let not the gates of Jerusalem and high mountain, and shewed shall compass about to Goath. be opened until the sun me that great city, the holy JeruAnd the whole valley of the dead hɔt; and while they stand by, salem, descending out of heaven bodies, and of the ashes, and all let them shut the doors, and from God. Having the glory of the fields, unto the brook of Ki- baš them: and appoint watches God: and her light was like unto dron, unto the corner of the horse- of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, a stone most precious, even like a gate toward the east, shall be boly overy one in his watch, and I jasper stone, clear as crystal.

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COVENANT.

BETWEEN GOD AND MAN, LORD was with thee; and we said, daughters, and blessed them: and OR MAN AND MAN, RATIFIED Let there be now an oath betwixt Laban departed, and returned unBY OATII AND SACRIFICE,

us, even betwixt us and thee, and to his place.

let us make a covenant with thee; AND SOMETIMES WRITTEN That thou wilt do us no hurt, as this we make a sure covenant, and

Neh. ix, 38. And because of all AND SEALED.

we have not touched thee, and as write it; and our princes, Levites, Gen. xv, 9-11, 17, 18. And he we have done unto thee nothing and priests, seal unto it. said unto him, Take me an heifer but good, and have sent thee

Neh. x, 1-27. Now those that of three years old, and a she-goat away in peace: thou art now the of three years old, and a ram of blessed of the LORD. And he made sealed were Nehemiah the 'Tir

of Hachalian, three years old, and a turtle dove, them a feast, and they did eat and shatha, the son

drink. and a young pigeon. And he took

And they rose up be- and Zidkijah, Seraiah, Azariah,

Pashur, Amariah, unto him all these, and divided times in the morning, and sware Jeremiah, them in the midst, and laid each one to another; and Isaac sent Malchijah, Hattush, Shebaniah,

Harum, Meremoth, piece one against another, but the them away, and they departed Malluch,

Obadiah,
And when from him in peace.

Daniel, Ginnethon, birds divided he not.

Baruch, Meshullam, Abijah, Mithe fowls came down upon the

Gen. xxxi, 43-55. And Laban jamin, Maaziah, Bilgal, Shemaiah: carcases, Abrarn drove them away. And it came to pass, that, when answered and sald unto Jacob, these were the priests. And the

These daughters are my daugh- Levites: both Jeshua the son of the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, ters and these children are my Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of

And their and a burning lamp that passed cattle, and all that thou seest is brethren, children, and these cattle are my Henedad, Kadmiel:

Shebaniah, Hodijah, between those pieces.

mine: and what can I do this day Kellta, Pelaiah, Hanan, Micha, same day the LORD made a cove- unto these my daughters, or unto Rehob, Hashabiah, Zaccur, Shenant with Abram, saying, Unto their children which they have reblah, Shebaniah, Hodijah, Bani, thy seed have I given this land, boru? Now therefore come thou, Beninu. The chief of the people: from the river of Egypt unto the let us make a covenant, I and Parosh, Pahath - moab, Elam, great river, the river Euphrates.

thou; and let it be for a witness Zatthu, Bani, Bunni, Azgad, Gen. xxi, 23-32. Now therefore between me and thee. And Bebal, Adonijah, Bigval, Adin, swear unto me here by God, that acob took a stone, and it up Ater, 'Hizkijah, Azzur, Hodilah, thou wilt not deal falsely with me, for a pillar. And Jacob said un- Hashum, Bezai, Hariph, Ananor with my son, nor with my to his brethren, Gather stones; thoth, Nebai, Magpiash, Meshulson's son: but according to the and they took stones, and made lam, Hezir, Meslezabeel, Zadok, kindness that I have done unto an heap: and they did eat there Jaddua, Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah, thee, thou shalt do unto me, and upon the heap. And Laban called Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub, Halto the land wherein thou hast it" Jegar - sahadutha: but Jacob lohesh, Pileha, Shobek, Rehum, sojourned. And Abraham said, I called it Galeed. And Laban said, Hashabnah, Maaseiah, And will swear. And Abraham re- This heap is a witness between Ahijah, Hanan, Anan, Malluch, proved Abimelech because of a me and thee this day. Therefore Harim, Baanah. well of water, which Abimelech's was the name of it called Galeed; servants had violently taken | And Mizpah: for he said, Tho away. And Abimelech said, I wot LORD watch between me

Ps. I, 6. Gather my saints to

and not who hath done this thing; thee, when we are absent one made a covenant with me by

gether unto me; those that have neither didst thou tell me, neither from another. If thou shalt

Eacrifice. yet heard I of it, but to-day. And afflict my daughters, or if thou Abraham took sheep ani oxeu, shalt take other wives beside my pant which they had made before

Jer. xxxiv, 18. .... The coveand gave them unto Abimelech: daughters, no man is with us; see, and both of them made a cove- God is witness betwixt me and me, when theycut the calf in twain. nant. And Abraham set seven thee. And Laban said to Jacob, Ezek. xvi, 59. For thus saith the ewe lambs of the flock by them- Behold this heap, and behold this Lord God, I will even deal with selves. And Abimelech said unto pillar, which I have cast betwixt thee as thou hast done, which Abraham, What mean these seven me and thee; This heap be wit- hast

despised the oath in breaking ewe lambs which thou hast set

by ness, and this pillar be witness, the covenant. themselves? And he said, For that I will not pass over this heap Hosea x, 4. They have spoken these seven ewe lambs shalt thou to thee, and that thou shalt not words, swearing falsely in making take of my hand, that they may be pass over this heap and this a covenant: thus judgment springa witness unto me, that I have pillar unto mo, for harm. The eth up as hemlock in the furrows digged this well. Wherefore he God of Abraham, and the God of of the field. called that place Beer-sheba; be. Nahor, the God of their father,

Gal, lil, 15. Brethren, I speak cause there they sware both of judge betwixtus. And Jacob them. Thus they made a cove-sware by the Fear of his father it be but a man's covenant, yet if

after the manner of men; Though nant at Beer-sheba: then Abime- Isaac. Then Jacob offered sacrt; it be confirmed, no man disannuilchief captain of his host,

and they his brethren to eat bread: and eth, or addeth thereto. returned into the land of the they did eat bread, and tarried all Philistines. night in the mount. And early

COVENANT OF SALT. Gen. xxvi, 29-31. And they in the morning Laban rose up, Lev. il, 13. And every oblation said, We saw certainly that the and kissed his sons and his I of thy meat-offering shalt thou

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