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let them feed in Bashan and, and waxed strong in spirit, and Isaiah xxxiv, 13. And thorns Gilead, as in the days of old. was in the deserts till the day of shall come up in her palaces, nettles Zeph. ii, 9. Therefore as I live, his shewing unto Israel.

and brambles in the fortresses saith the LORD of hosts, the God

thereof. of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as NOXIOUS VEGETATION.

Hosea ix, 6. For, lo, they are Sodom, and the children of Am

of gone because

destruction: mon as Gomorrah, even the breed- Psalm lviii, 9. Before your pots Egypt shall gather them up, ing of nettles, and saltpits, and a can feel the thorns, be shall take Memphis shall bury them: the perpetual desolation: the residue them away as with a whirlwind, pleasant places for their silver, of my people shall spoil them, and both living, and in his wrath.

nettles shall possess them: thorns the remnant of my people shall Prov. xxiv,31. And, lo, it was all shall be in their tabernacles. possess them. grown over with thorns, and net

Hosea x, 8. The high places also Matth. xi, 7. And as they de- tles had covered the face thereof, of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be parted, Jesus began to say unto and the stone wall thereof was destroyed: the thorn and the the multitudes concerning John, broken down.

thistle shall come up on their What went ye out into the wilder- Eccles. vil, 6. For as the crack- altars; and they shall say to the ness to see? A reed shaken with ling of thorus under a pot, so is mountains, Cover us; and to the the wind?

the laughter of the fool: this also is hills, Fall on us. Matth. Xv, 33. And his disciples vanity.

Micah vii, 4. The best of them say unto him, Whence should we Isaiah xxix, 17. Is it not yet a is as a brier: the most upright is have so much bread in the wilder- very little while, and Lebanon sharper than a thorn hedge: the ness, as to fill so great a multi- shall be turned into a fruitful day of thy watchmen and thy tude?

field, and the fruitful field shall, visitation cometh; now shall be Mark vi, 31, 32. And he said be esteemed as a forest?

their perplexity. unto them, Come ye yourselves Isaiah xxxii, 13. Upon the land Matth. vii, 16. Ye shall know apart into a desert place, and rest of my people shall come up thorns them by their fruits. Do men a while: for there were many and briers; yea, upon all the gather grapes of thorns, or figs of coming and going, and they had houses of joy in the joyous city. thistles? no leisure so much as to eat. And

Isaiah xxxiii, 12. And the peothey departed into a desert place ple shall be as the burnings of eth thorns and bricrs is rejected,

Heb. vi, 8. But that which bear. by ship privately.

lime: as thorns cut up shall they and is nigh unto cursing, whose Luke i, 80. And the child grew, I be burned in the fire.

end is to be burned. 13

ANIMALS.

CREATION OF THEM,

green herb for meat: and it was all these that the hand of the 80.

LORD hath wrought this? In BY GOD.

Gen. vi, 19, 20. And of every whose hand is the soul of every Gen. 1, 20-25 And God said, living thing of all

flesh, two of living thing, and the breath of all Let the waters bring forth abund. the ark, to keep them alive with Job xxxvii, 7, 8. He sealeth up the antly the moving, creature that thee; they shall be male and fe- hand of every man;

that all men hath life, and fowl that may fly male. of fowls after their kind, may know his work. Then the above the earth in the open fir- and of cattle after their kind, of beasts go into dens, and remain in mament of heaven. And God created great whales, and every after his kind, two of every sort

every creeping thing of the earth their places. living creature that moveth, shall come unto thee, to keep hunt the prey for the lion? or fill

Job xxxviii, 39-41. Wilt thou which the waters brought forth

them alive. abundantly, after their kind, and

the appetite of the young lions, every winged fowl after his kind: Gen. vii, 14–16. They, and every When they couch in their dens, and God saw that it was good. beast after his kind, and all the and abide in the covert to lie in And God blessed them, saying, cattle after their kind, and every wait? Who provideth for the Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill creeping thing that creepeth upon raven his food? when his young the waters in the seas, and let the earth after his kind, and ones cry unto God, they wander fowl multiply in the earth. And every fowl after his kind, every for lack of meat.

And they were the fifth day. And God went in unto Noah into the ark, goodly wings unto the peacocks?

Job xxxix, 13. Garest thou the the evening and the morning bird of every sort. Baid, Let the earth bring forth the two and two of all flesh, wherein is or wings and feathers unto the living creature after his kind, the breath of life. And they that ostrich cattle, and creeping thing, and went in, went in male and female

Psalm 1, 10. For every beast of beast of the earth after his kind: of all flesh, as God had commandand it was so. And God made ed him: and the LORD shut him the forest is mine, and the cattle in.

upon a thousand hills. the beast of the earth after his

Psalm xlix, 12. Nevertheless kind, and cattle after their kind, Gen. xxxvii, 31-33. And they man being in honour abideth not: and every thing that creepeth up- took Joseph's coat, and killed a he is like the beasts that perish. on the earth after his kind; and kid of the goats, and dipped the God saw that it was good, coat in the blood; And they sent darkness, and it is night: wherein

Psalm civ, 20-22. Thou makest Gen. ii, 19, 20. And out of the the coat of many colours, and they all the beasts of the forest do

creep forth. The young lions every beast of the field, and said, This have we found: know every fowl of the air, and brought now whether it be thy son's coat their meat from God. The sun

their , them unto Adam to see what he It is my son's coat; an evil beast together, and lay them down in

or no. And he knew it, and said, ariseth, they gather themselves would call them: and whatsoever hath devoured him; Joseph is Adam called every living crea- without doubt rent in pieces.

their dens. ture, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all Lev. XXVI, 21, 22. And if ye walk Psalm cxlvii, 9. Hegiveth to the cattle, and to the fowl of the air, contrary unto me, and will not beast his food, and to the young and to every beast of the field; but hearken unto me; I will bring ravens which cry. for Adam there was not found an seven times more plagues upon Ps. cxlviii, 7, 10, Praise the help meet for him.

you according to your sins. I will LORD from the earth, ye dragons,

also send wild beasts among you, and deeps: Beasts, and all Jer. xxvil, 5. I have made the which shall rob you of your child cattle; creeping things, and flying earth, the man and the beast that dren, and destroy your cattle, and fowl. are upon the ground, by my make you few in number, and great power and by my out your high ways shall be desolate. owner, and the ass his master's

Is. i, 3. The ox knoweth his stretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto

Job V, 22, 23. At destruction and crib: but Israel doth not know, my famine thou shalt laugh: neither people doth not consider.

shalt thou be afraid of the beasts 18. xliii, 20. The beast of the 1 Cor. XV,89. All flesh is not the of the earth. For thou shalt be held shall honour me, the dragons samé flesh: but there is one kind in league with the stones of the and the owls: because I give of flesh of men, another flesh of field; and the beasts of the field waters in the wilderness, and beasts, another of fishes, and an shall be at peace with thee. rivers in the desert, to give drink other of birds.

Job vi, 5. Doth the wild ass bray to my people, my chosen. GOD'S PROVIDENCE OVER

when he hath grass? or loweth the 18. xxxiv, 16. Seek ye out of the ox over his fodder?

book of the Lord, and read: no one THEM, IN THEM, AND BY

Job xii, 7-10. But ask now the of these shall fail, none shall want THEM.

beasts, and they shall teach thee; her mate: for my mouth it hath Gen. 1, 30. And to every beast and the fowls of the air, and they commanded, and his spirit it hath of the earth, and to every fowl of shall tell thee: Or speak to tho gathered them. the air, and to every thing that earth, and it shall teach thee; and Jer, viii, 7. Yea, the stork in the creepeth upon the earth, wherein the fishes of the sea shall declare heaven knoweth her appointed there is life, I have given every unto thee. Who knoweth not in times; and the turtle and the

me.

crane and the swallow observe behold, a young lion roared | beasts of the islands shall dwell the time of their coming, but my against him. And the Spirit of the there, and the owls shall dwell people know not the judgment of LORD came mightily upon him, therein: and it shall be no more the LORD.

and he rent him as he would have inhabited for ever; neither shall it Jer. xii, 4. How long shall the rent a kid, and he had nothing in be dwelt in from generation to land mourn, and the herbs of his hand: but he told not his generation. every field wither, for the wicked father or his mother what he had

Dan. iv, 12, 25. The leaves ness of them that dwell therein? done.

thereof were fair, and the fruit the beasts are consumed, and the 1 Sam. xvil, 34-37. And David thereof much, and in it was meat birds; because they said, He shall said unto Saul, Thy servant kept for all: the beasts of the field had not see our last end.

his father's sheep, and there came shadow under it, and the fowls of Hosea ii, 18. And in that day

a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb the heaven dwelt in the boughs will I make a covenant for them out of the flock: And I went out thereof, and all flesh was fed of with the beasts of the field, and livered it out of his mouth: and from men, and thy dwelling shall

That they shall drive thee with the fowls of heaven, and with

when he arose against me, I be with the beasts of the field, and I will break the bow and the caught him by his beard, and and they shall make thee to eat sword and the battle out of the smote him, and slew him. Thy grass as oxen, and they shall wet earth, and will make them to lie servant slew both the lio.) and the thee with the dew of heaven, and down safely. bear; and this uncircumcised

seven times shall pass over thee, Philistine shall be as one of them, till thou know that the most Hi Joel ii, 21, 22. Fear not, O land; seeing he hath defled the armies ruleth in the kingdom of men, be glad and rejoice: for the LORD of the living God. will do great things.

David said and giveth it to whomsoever he Be not moreover, The Lord that deliver- will. afraid, ye beasts of the field: for ed me out of the paw of the lion, the pastures of the wilderness do and out of the paw of the bear, he

Mark i, 13. And he was there spring, for the tree bcareth her will deliver me out of the hand or in the wilderness forty days, fruit, the fig tree and the vine do this Philistine.

And Saul said tempted of Satan; and was with yield their strength. unto David, Go, and the LORD be the wild beasts; and the angels

ministered unto him. Jonah iv, 11. And should not with thee. I spare Nineveh, that great city, 2 Sam. xxiii, 20. And Benafah

BEAR. wherein are more than sixscore went down also and slew a lion

ITS FIERCENESS. thousar 1 persons that cannot dis- in the midst of a pit in time of cern between their right hand and snow.

2 Kings ii, 24. And he turned their left hand; and also much Job xxviii, 7, 8. There is a path cursed them in the name of the

back, and looked on them, and cattle?

which no Zech. xiv, 15. And so shall be which the vulture's eye hath not Lord. And there came forth two

bears out the plague of the horse, of the scen. The lion's whelps lave not

the wood, and mule, of the camel, and of the ass, trodden it, por the fierce lion fare forty and two children of and of all the beasts that shall be passed by it.

them. in these tents, as this plague. Job xxxv, 11. Who teacheth us

2 Sam. xvii, 8. For, said HushMatth. vi 26. Behold the fowis more than the beasts of the earth, al, thou knowest thy father and of the air: forthey sow not, neither and maketh us wiser than the his men, that they be mighty men, do they reap, nor gather into fowls of heaven?

and they be chafed in their minds, barns; yet your heavenly Father

as a bear robbed of her whelps in

Ps. viii, 6-9. Thou madest him the field; and thy father is a man feedeth them. Are ye not much to have dominion over the works of war, and will not lodge withthe better than they? of thy hands; thou hast put all

people. Matth. x, 29. Are not two spar- things under his feet: All sheep rows sold for a farthing? and one and oxen, yea, and the beasts of

Prov. xvii, 12. Let a bear robbed of them shall not fall on the the field; The fowl of the air, and of her whelps meet a man, rather ground without your Father. the fish of the sea, and whatsoever than a fool in his fully.

passeth through the paths of the Lam. iii, 10. He was unto me as SUBJECTION TO MAN.

O LORD our Lord, how a bear lying in wait, and as a lion Gen. I, 28. And God blessed excellent is thy name in all the in secret places. them, and God said unto them, Be earth!

Hosea xiii, 8. I will meet them fruitful, and multiply, and replen- Psalm xxxii, 9. Be ye not as the as a bear that is bereaved os her ish the earth, and subdue it, and horse, or as the mule, which have uhelps, and will rend the caul of have dominion over the fish of the no understanding; whose mouth their heart, and there will I de. sea, and over the fowl of the air, must be held in with bit and vour them like a lion: the wild and over every living thing that bridle, lest they come near unto beast shall tear them. moveth upon the earth.

thee. Gen. ix, 2. 3. And the fear of you James fli, 7. For every kind of BEHEMOTH OR HIPPOPOTand the dread of you shall be upon beasts, and of birds, and of ser

AMUS. every beast of the earth, and upon pents, and of things in the sea, is Job x1, 15-20, 22-24. Behold now every fowl of the air, upon all that tamed, and hath been tamed of behemoth, which I made with thee; moveth upon the earth, and upon mankind.

heateth grass as an ox. Lo now, all the fishes of the sea; into your

his strength is in his loins, and hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that liveth shall bo

WILD ANIMALS.

his force is in the navel of his

belly. He moveth his tail like a meat for you; even as green

Isa, xxxiv, 14. The wild beasts cedar: the sinews of his stones are herb have I given you all things. of the desert shall also meet with wrapped together. His bones are

Judges xiv, 6, 6. Then went the wild beasts of the island, and as strong pieces of brass; his Samson down, and his father and the satyr shall cry to his fellow.

bones are like bars of iron. He is his mother, to Timnath, and came Jer, 1, 39. Therefore the wild | the chief of the ways of God: he to the vineyards of Timnath: and. I beasts of the desert with the wild | that made him can make his

seas.

sword to approach unto him. Hab. iil, 19. The LORD God is, killed, and also taken possession! Surely the mountains bring him my strength, and he will make my And thou shalt speak unto him, forth food, where all the beasts of feet like hinds' feet, and he will saying, Thus saith the LORD, In the field play. The shady trees make me to walk upon mine high the place where dogs licked the cover him with their shadow; the places. To the chief singer on my blood of Naboth shall dogs lick willows of the brook compass him stringed instruments.

thy blood, even thine. And of about. Behold, he drinketh up a

Jezebel also spake the LORD, sayriver, and hasteth not: he trusteth

DOG.

ing, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by that he can draw up Jordan into

the wall of Jezreel. his mouth. He taketh it with his AN OBJECT OF CONTEMPT FOR ITS eyes: his nose pierceth through FILTHY AND PREDATORY HABITS.

2 Kin. viii, 13. And Hazael said,

But what, is thy servant a dog, snares.

Exod. xi, 7. But against any of that he should do this great thing?

the children of Israel shall not a And Elisha answered, The LORD BOAR.

dog move his tongue, against man hath shewed me that thou shalt Ps. Ixxx, 13. The boar out of the or beast: that ye may know how be king over Syria. wood doth waste it, and the wild that the LORD doth put a differbeast of the field doth devour it.

Job xxx, 1. But now they that ence between the Egyptians and Israel.

are younger than I have me in CONEY.

Deut. xxili, 18. Thou shalt not derision, whose fathers I would

bring the hire of a whoro, or the have disdained to have set with ITS ABODE INACCESSIBLE.

price of a dog, into the house of the dogs of my flock. P3. civ, 18. The high hills are a the LORD thy God for any vow: Ps. xxii, 16. For dogs have comrefuge for the wild goats; and the for even both these are abomina- passed me: the assembly of the rocks for the conies. tion unto the LORD thy God.

wicked have inclosed me: they Prov. xxx, 26. The conies are Judges vii, 5. So he brought pierced my hands and my feet. but a feeble folk, yet make they down the people unto the water: Deliver my soul from the sword; their houses in the rocks. and the Long said unto Gideon, my darling from the power of the Every one that lappeth of the

dog.
DEER.
water with his tongue, as a dog

Ps. lix, 6. They return at evenlappeth, him shalt thou set by ing: they make a noise like a dog, AGILE AND BEAUTIFUL.

himself; likewise every one that and go round about the city. Gen. xlix, 21. Naphtali is a hind boweth down upon his knees to P3. lxviii, 23. That thy foot may let loose: he giveth goodly words. drink.

be dipped in the blood of thine Job xxxix, 1-4. Knowest thou 1 Sam. xvii, 43. And the Philis- enemics, and the tongue of thy the time when the wild goats of tine said untó David, Am I a dog, dogs in the same. the rock bring forth? or canst thou that thou comest to me with Prov. XXVI, 11, 17. As a dog remark when the hinds do calve? staves? And the Philistine cursed turneth to his vomit, so a fool reCanst thou number the months David by his gods.

turneth to his folly. He that that they fulfil? or knowest thou 1 Sam. xxiv, 14. After whom 13 passeth by, and meddleth with the time when they bring forth? the king of Israel come out? after strife belonging not to him, is like They bow themselves, they bring whom dost thou pursue? after a one that taketh a dog by the ears. forth their young ones, they cast dead dog, after a flea.

Prov. xxx, 31. A greyhound; an out their sorrows. Their young ones are in good liking, they grow

2 Sam. lll, 8. Then was Abner he goat also; and a king, against up with corn; they go forth, and very wroth for the words of Ish- whom there is no rising up.

bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's Eccles. ix, 4. For to him that is return not unto them.

head, which against Judah do joined to all the living there is P3. xviii, 33. He maketh my feet shew kindness this day unto the hope: for a living dog is better like hinds' feet, and setteth me house of Saul thy father, to his than a dead lion. upon my high places.

brethren, and to his friends, and Isa. Ivi, 10, 11. His watchman Ps. xxix, 9. The voice of the have not delivered thee into the are blind: they are all ignorant, LORD maketh the hinds to calve, band of David, that thou chargest they are all dumb dogs, they canand discovereth the forests: and me to day with a fault concerning not bark; sleeping, lying down, in his temple doth every one speak this woman?

loving to slumber. Yea, they are of his glory.

2 Sam. ix, 8. And he bowed greedy dogs which can never have P3. xlil, 1. As the hart panteth himself, and said, What is thy enough, and they are shepherds after the water brooks, so panteth servant, that thou shouldest look that cannot understand: they all my soul after thee, o God. upon such a dead dog as I am? look to their own way, every one Proc. v, 19. Let her be as the 2 Sam, xvi, 9. Then said Abishai

for his gain, from his quarter. loving hind and pleasant roe; let the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Isa. Ixvi, 3. He that killeth an her breasts satisfy thee at all Why should this dead dog curso ox is as if he slew a man; he that times; and be thou ravished my lord the king? let me go over, sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off always with her love.

I pray thee, and take off his a dog's neck. * • Çant, 11, 17. Until the day break, head.

Jer. xv, 3. And I will appoint and the shadows flee away, turn, 1 Kin, xiv, 11. Him that dieth over them for kinds, saith the my beloved, and be thou like á of Jeroboam in the city shall the Lord: the sword to slay, and the roe or a young hart upon the dogs eat.

dogs to tear, and the fowls of the mountains of Bether.

1 Kin. XVI, 4. Him that dieth of heaven, and the beasts of the Çant. vii, 3. Thy two breasts Baasha in the city shall the dogs earth, to devour and destroy. are like two young roes that are eat; and him that dieth of his in Matth. vii, 6. Give not that which twins.

the fields shall the fowls of the air is holy unto the dogs, neither cast Çant. viii, 14. Make haste, my eat.

ye your pearls before swine, lest beloved, and be thou like to a roe 1 Kin. xxi, 19, 23. And thou they trample them under their or to a young hart upon the shalt speak 'unto him, saying, feet, and turn again and rend you. mountains of spices.

Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou Matth. xv, 26, 27. But he answer

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ed and said, It is not meet to take which had upon the back of it four ITS BOLDNESS AND POWER. the children's bread, and to cast wings of a fowl: the beast had also it to dogs. And she said, Truth, four heads; and dominion was whelp: from the prey, my son,

Gen. xlix, 9. Judah is a lion's Lord: yet the dogs eat of the given to it.

thou art gone up: he stooped crumbs which fall from their

Hosca xill, 7. Therefore I will do he coucher masters' table.

as a lion, and be unto them as a lion; as a leop- as an old lion; who shall rouse him Luke xvi, 21. And desiring to ard by the way will I observe up? be fed with the crumbs which fell them.

Num. xxiii, 24. Behold, the peofrom the rich man's table: more- Hab. i, 8. Their horses also are ple shall rise up as a great lion, over the dogs came and licked swifter than the leopards, and are and lift up himself as a young his sores.

more fierce than the evening lion: he shall not lie down until he Phil. iii, 2. Beware of dogs, be- wolves: and their horsemen shall eat of the prey, and drink the ware of evil workers, beware of spread themselves, and their blood of the slain. the concision.

horsemen shall come from far; Num. xxiv, 9. He couched, he Rev. xxii, 15. For without are they shall fly as the eagle that lay down as á lion, and as a great dogs, and sorcerers, and whore- hasteth to eat.

lion; who shall stir him up? Blessmongers, and murderers, and Rev. xiil, 2. And the beast which ed is he that blesseth thee, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth I saw was like unto a leopard, and cursed is he that curseth thee. and maketh a lie.

his feet were as the feet of a bear, Deut. xxxiii, 20, 22. And of Gadhe

and his mouth as the mouth of a said, Blessed be he that enlargeth FOXES.

lion: and the dragon gave him his Gad: he dwelleth as a lon, and

power, and his seat, and great teareth the arm with the crown of SMALL BUT CUNNING. authority.

the head. And of Dan he said, Neh. iv, 3. Now Tobiah the

Dan is a lion's whelp: he shali Ammonite was by him, and he

leap from Bastan. said, Even that which they build,

LION.

2 Sam. xvii, 10. And he also if a fox go up, he shall even break

Judges xiv, 8. And after a time that is valiant, whose heart is as down their stone wall.

he returned to take her, and he the heart of a lion, shall utterly P3. Ixiil, 10. They shall fall by turned aside to see the carcase of melt: for all Israel knoweth that the sword: they shall be a portion the lion: and, behold, there was a thy father is a mighty man, and for foxes.

swarm of bees and honey in the they which be with him are valiLa 1. v, 18. Because of the moun- carcaso of the lion.

ant men. tain of Zion, which is desolate, 1 Kings xiii, 24-26. And when 1 Kings vil, 29, 36. And on the the foxes walk upon it.

he was gone, a lion met him by borders that were between the Ezek. xiii, 4. O Israel, thy pro- carcase was cast in the way, and bims: and upon the ledges there

the way, and slew him; and his ledges were lions, oxen, and cheruphets are like the foxes in the the ass stood by it, the lion also was a base above: and beneath deserts.

stood by the carcase. And, be- the lions and oxen were certain Matth. viii, 20. And Jesus saith hold, men passed by, and saw the additions made of thin work. For unto him, The foxes have holes, carcase cast in the way, and the lion on the plates of the ledges thereof, and the birds of the air have nests; standing by the carcase; and they and on the borders thereof, he but the son of man hath not came and told it in the city where graved cherubims, lions, and palm where to lay his head.

the old prophet dwelt. And when trees, according to the proportion Luke xiii, 32. And he said unto the prophet that brought him of every one, and additions round them, Go ye, and tell that fox, back from the way heard thereof, about. Behold, I cast out devils, and i he said, It is the man of God, who 1 Kings x, 19, 20. The throne do cures to day and to morrow,

was disobedient unto the word of had six steps, and the top of the and the third day I shall be per- the LORD: therefore the Lord hath throne was round behind: and fected.

Celivered him unto the lion, which there were stays on either side on hath torn him, and slain him, the place of the seat, and two lions

according to the word of the stood beside the stays. And LEOPARD.

LORD, which he spake unto him. twelve lions stood there on the ITS SPOTTED HIDE, AND SWIFT AND 1 Kings xx, 36. Then said he one side and on the other upon SUDDEN SPRING.

unto him, Because thou hast not the six steps: there was not the Çant. iv, 8. Come with me from obeyed the voice of the Lord, be like made in any kingdom. Lebanon, my spouso, with me hold, as soon as thou art departed Job, iv, 10, 11. The roaring of from Lebanon: look from the top from mo, a lion shall slay thee. the lion, and the voice of the of Amana, from the top of Shenir And as soon as he was departed fierce lion, and the teeth of the and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from him, a lion found him, and young lions, are broken. The old from the mountains of the leo- slew him.

lion perisheth for lack of prey, pards.

2 Kings xvii, 25, 26. And so it and the stout lion's whelps are

scattered abroad. 18a, xi, 6. The wolf also shall was at the beginning of their dwell with the lamb, and the leo-dwelling there, that they feared P3. x, 9. He lieth in wait secretpard shall lie down with the kid; not the Lord: therefore

the Lond ly as a lion in his den: he lieth in and the call and the young lion sent lions among them, which wait to catch the poor: he doth and the fatling together; and a slew some of them. Wherefore catch the poor, when he draweth little child shall lead them. they spake to the king of Assyria, him into his net.

saying, The nations which thou Ps. xvii, 12. Like as a lion that Jer. xill, 23. Can the Ethiopian hast removed, and placed in the is greedy of his prey, and as it change his skin, or the leopard cities of Samaria, know not the were a young lion lurking in his spots? then may ye also do manner of the God of the land: secret places. good, that are accustomed to do therefore he hath

sent lions among P3. lviii. 6. Break their teeth, O evil.

thein, and, behold, they slay them, God, in their mouth, break out the Dan. vil, 6. After this I beheld, because they know not the man' great teeth of the young lions, o and lo another, like a leopard, ner of the God of the land.

LOBD,

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