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for the prlest, with the wave | they should do under the heaven are swallowed up of wine, they breast and leave shoulder: and all the days of their life.

are out of the way through strong after that tho Nazarito may drink

Çant. viii, 2. I would lead thee,

drink; they err in vision, they wine.

stumble in judgment. and bring thee into my mother's Deut. xxyill, 39. Thou shalt house, who would instruct me; I plant vineyards, and dress them, would cause thee to drink of BUT BOTH SOMETIMES but shalt neither drink of the wine, spiced wine of the juice of my ABSTAINED FROM. nor gather the grapes: for the pomegranate.

Lev. x, 9. Do not drink wine worms shall eat them.

Isa. v, 22. Woe unto them that nor strong drink, thou, nor thy Neh. 11, 1. And it came to pass in are mighty to drink wine, and sons with thee, when ye go into the month Nisan, in the twentieth men of strength to mingle strong the tabernacle of the congregation, year of Artaxerxes the king, that drink.

lest ye die: it shall be a statute for wine was before him: and I took Isa, xxlv, 9. They shall not ever throughout your generaup the wine, and gave it unto the drink wine with a song; strong

tions. king

Now I had not been drink shall be bitter to them that Num. VI, 3. He shall separate beforetime sad in his presence. drink it.

himself from wine and strong Esther i, 8. And the drinking Ezek. xliv, 21. Neither shall drink, and shall drink no vinegar was according to the law, none any priest drink wine when they of wine, or vinegar of strong drink,

neither shall he drink any liquor did compel: for so the king had enter into the inner court. appointed to all the officers of his

of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or house, that they should do accord lots for my people; and have given

Joel ili, 3. And they have cast dried. ing to every man's pleasure. a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl beware, I pray thee, and drink not

Judges xill, 4. Now therefore Jer. xxxv, 2, 6. Go unto the for wine, that they might drink.

wine nor strong drink, and eat not house of the Rechabites, and

Amos vi, 6. That drink wine in any unclean thing. speak unto them, and bring them bowls, and anoint themselves with into the house of the LORD, into the chief ointments: but they are in the sight of the Lord, and shall

Luke i, 15. For he shall be great one of the chambers, and give not grieved for the affliction of drink neither wine nor strong them wine to drink. But they

Joseph. said, We will drink no wine: for

drink; and he shall be filled with Jonadab the son of Rechab, our

1 Tim. v, 23. Drink no longer the Holy Ghost, even from his father, commanded us, saying, water, but use a little wine for thy mother's womb. Ye shall drink no wine, neither stomach's sake, and thine often

Isa. xxix, 9. Stay yourselves, infirtnities. ye, nor your sons for ever.

and wonder, cry ye out, and cry:

Rev. xiv, 8. And there followed they are drunken, but not with Mark wv, 23. And they gave another angel, saying, Babylon is wine; they stagger, but not with him to drink wine mingled with tallen, is fallen, that great city, strong drink. myrrh: but he received i not.

because she made all nations drink Luke v, 37-39. And no man of the wine of the wrath of her WEAK WINE CALLED VINEputteth new wine into old bottles; fornication.

GAR, SOMETIMES USED. else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the AND STRONG DRINK.

Ps. Ixix, 21. They gave me also bottles shall perish. But new Deut. xiv, 26. And thou shalt thirst they gave me vinegar to

gall for my meat; and in my wine must be put into new bestow that money for whatsoever drink. bottles; and both are preserved. thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or No man also, having drunk old for sheep, or for wine,or for strong him vinegar to drink mingled with

Matt. xxvil, 34, 48. They gave wine, straightway desireth new; drink, or for whatsoever thy soul gall: and when he had tasted for he saith, The old is better.

John 11, 3.
wanted wine, the mother of Jesus thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine took a spunge, and filled it with
And when they before the LORD thy God, and thereof, he would not drink. And

straightway one of them ran, and salth unto him, They have no household.

vinegar, and

put it on a reed, and wine,

Isa. Ivi, 12. Come ye, say they gave him to drink.

I will fetch wine, and we will fill P3. lx, 3. Thou hast shewed thy ourselves with strong drink; and people hard things; thou hast to-morrow shall be as this day, ON THESE ACCOUNTS, CORN made us to drink the wine of and much more abundant.

AND WINE ARE OFTEN ASastonishment.

Prov. xx, 1. Wine is a mocker, SOCIATED, AS THE MEANS Prov. iv, 17. For they eat the strong drink is raging, and who OF SUSTENANCE. bread of wickedness, and drink soover is deceived thereby is not

Gen. xxvii, 28, 37. Therefore the wine of violence. wise.

God give thee of the dew of heaProv. ix, 5. Come, eat of my

Prov. xxxi, 6. Give strong drink ven, and the fatness of the earth, bread, and drink of the wine and wine unto those that be of Isaac auswered and said unto

unto him that is ready to perish, and plenty of corn and wine. And which I have mingled. heavy hearts.

Esau, Behold, I have inade him Prov. XXXI, 4. It is not for kings,

Isa. V, 11. Woe unto them that thy lord, and all his brethren have o Lemuel, it is not for kings to rise up early in the morning, that I given to him for servants; and drink wine, nor for princes strong they may follow strong drink; with corn and wine have I susdrink.

that continue until night, till wine tained him: and what shall I do Eccles. il, 3. I sought in mine inflame them!

now unto thee, my son? heart to give myself unto wine, Isa. xxviii, 7. But they also have Deut. xvi, 18. Thou shalt ob(yet acquainting mine heart with erred through wine, and through serve the feast of tabernacles seven wisdom,) and to lay hold on folly, strong drink are out of the way: days, after that thou hast gather-. till I might see what was that the priest and the prophet have ed in thy corn and thy wine. good for the sons of men which lerred through stroug drink, they Deut. xxxiil, 28. Israel then shall


dwell in safety alone: the fountain and their houses, also the hon have stricken me, shalt thou say, of Jacob shall be upon a land of dredth part of the money, and of and I was not sick; they have corn and wine; also his heavens the corn, the wino, and the oil, beaten me, and I felt it not; when shall drop down dew. that ye exact of them.

shall I awake? I will seek it yet . iv, 7. Thou hast put glad- Neh. x, 39. For children of again. Dess in my heart, more than in Israel and the children of Levi Isa. xxvill, 1, 3. Woe to the the time that their corn and their shall bring the offering of the corn, crown of pride, to the drunkards wine increased.

of the new wine, and the oil, of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty Hosea vil, 14. And they have not unto the chambers, where are the is a fading flower, which are on cried unto me with their heart, vessels of the sanctuary, and the the head of the fat valleys of them when they howled upon their priests that minister, and the that are overcome with wine! The beds: they assemble themselves porters, and the singers: and we crown of pride, the drunkards of for corn and wine, and they rebel will not forsake the house of our Ephraim, Bhall be trodden under against me. God.

feet. Zech. 1x, 17. For how great is know that i gave her corn, and and weep; and howl, all ye drink

Hosea 11,8, 22. For she did not Joel 1, 6. Awake, ye drunkards, beauty! Corn shall make the wine, and oil, and multiplied her ers of wine, because of the new young men cheerful, and

new wine silver and gold, which they pre- wine; for it is cut off from your

pared for Baal. And the earth mouth. the maids. shall hear the corn, and the wine,

Nahum 1, 10. For while they be and the oil; and they shall hear folden together as thorns, and AND CORN, WINE, AND OIL, Jezreel.

while they are drunken as drunkOR OLIVE FRUIT, ARE ALSO Haggai i, 11. And I called for a ards, they shall be devoured as OFTEN PUT TOGETHER, RE- drought upon the land, and upon stubble fully dry. PRESENTING THE PRODUCE the mountains, and upon the

1 Cor. vi, 10. Know ye not that OF THE FIELD, VINEYARD, corn, and upon the new wine, and no thieves, nor covetous, nor

upon the oil, and upon that which drunkards, por revilers, nor exAND ORCHARD. the ground bringeth forth, and tortioners, shall inherit the kingDeut. vil, 13. And he will love upon men, and upon cattle. and dom of God. thee, and bless thee, and multiply upon all the labour of the hands. thee: he will also bless the fruit of

UNJUST IMPUTATIONS. thy womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and thy wine, and SOBRIETY. 1 Sam.1,12-16. And it came to thine oil, the increase of thy kine, Eph. v, 18. And be not drunk pass, as she continued praying be. and the flocks of thy sheep, in the with wine, wherein is excess; but fore the Lord, that El marked her. land which he sware unto thy be filled with the Spirit.

mouth. Now Hannah, she spake fathers to give thee.

in her heart; only her lips moved,

Titus ii, 3. The aged women but her voice was not heard: Deut. xii, 17. Thou mayest not likewise, that they be in behaviour therefore Eu thought she had eat within thy gates the tithe of thy as becometh holiness, not false been drunken. And Eli said unto corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, accusers, not given to much wine, her, How long wilt thou be drun. or the firstlings of thy herds, or of teachers of good things. thy fluck; nor any of thy vows

ken? put away thy wine from

thee. And Hannah answered and which thou vowest, nor thy free- EVILS OF DRUNKENNESS. will-offerings, or heave offering of

said, No my lord; I am a woman

Deut.xxlx, 19-21. And it come to of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk thine hand. Deut. xviii, 4. The first-fruit also of this curse, that he bless himself have poured out my soul before

pass, when he heareth the words neither wine nor strong drink, but of thy corn, of thy wine, and of in his heart, saying, I shall have the LORD. Count not thine handthine oil, and the first of the fleece peace, though I walk in the ima- maid for a daughter of Belial; for of thy sheep shalt thou give him. gination of mino heart, to add out of the abundance of my com

Deut. xxvill, 51. And he shall drunkenness to thirst: The LORD plaint and grief bave I spoken eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the will not spare him; but then the hitherto. fruit of thy land, until thou be de-anger of the LORD, and his jeastroyed: which also shall not leave lousy, shall smoke against that said, These men are full of new

Acts ii, 13-15. Others mocking, thee either corn, wine, or oil, or man, and all the curses that are

wine. the increase of thy kiné, or flocks written in this book shall lie upon with the eleven, lifted up his voice,

But Peter, standing up of thy sheep, until he have de- him, and the Lord shall blot ont and said unto them, Ye men of stroyed thee.

the LORD shall separate him unto Judea, and all ye that dwell at 2 Kings xviii, 32. Until I come evil out of all the tribes of Israel, Jerusalem, be this known unto and take you away to a land like according to all the curses of the you, and hearken to my words: your own land, a land of corn and covenant that are written in this for these are not drunken, as ye wine, a land of bread and vine-book of the law.

suppose, seeing it is but the third yards, a land of oil-olive and of

hour of the day. honey, that ye may live, and not hath woe? who hath sorrow? who

Prov. xxill, 29, 30, 33-35. Who die: and hearken not unto Hezekiah, when he persuadeth you, bling? who hath wounds without

hath contentions? who hath bab- THE RECHABITES. saying, The LORD will deliver us. cause? who hath redness of eyes? house of the Rechabites, and

Jer. XXXV, 2-8. Go unto the 2 Chron. xxxii, 28. Storehouses They that tarry long at the wine; speak unto them, and bring them also for the increase of corn, and they that go to seek mixed wine. into the house of the Lord, into wine, and oil; and stalls for all Thi eyes shall bebold strange one of the chambers, and give manner of beasts, and cotes for women, and thine heart shall utter them wine to drink. Then I took flocks.

perverse things: Yea, thou shalt Jaazamah the son of Jeremiah, Neh. v, 11. Restore, I pray you, be as he that lieth down in the the son of Habaziniah, and his to them, even this day, their lands, midst of the sea, or as he that brethren, and all his sons, and the their vineyards, their olive-yards, leth upon the top of a mast. They I whole house of the Rechabites; And I brought them into the saith thy Lord the LORD, and thy

DINNER house of the LORD, into the cham- God that pleadeth the cause of ber of the sons of 'Hanan, the son his people, Behold, I have taken saw Benjamin with them, he said

Gen. xliii. 16. And when Joseph of Igaliah, a man of God, which out of thine hand the cup. of to the ruler of his house, Bring was by the chamber of the princes, trembling, even the dregs of the these men home, and slay, and which was above the chamber of cup of my fury; thou shalt no make ready: for these men shall Maasetah the son of Shallum, the more drink it again.

dine with me at noon. keeper of the door: And I set before the sons of the house of the down the people in mine anger, forth other servants, saying, Tell

Isa. Ixiii, 6. And I will tread Matth. xxii, 4. Again, he sent cups, and I said unto them, Drink and make them drunk in my fury, them which are bidden, Behold, I ye wine. But they said, we will and I will bring down their have prepared my dinner, my oxen drink no wine: for Jonadab the strength to the earth.

and my fatlings are killed, and all son of Rechab our father com

things are ready: come unto the manded us, saying, Ye shall drink kings of the north, far and near,

Jer. xxv, 26, 27. And all the

marriage. no wine, neither ye, nor your sons one with another, and all the

Luke xi, 37. And as he spake, a for ever: Neither shall yo build kingdoms of the world, which are

certain Pharisee besought him to house, nor sow seed, nor plant upon the face of the earth; and the

dine with him: and he went in, vineyard, nor have any: būt all king of Sheshach shall drink after and sat down to meat. your days ye shall dwell in tents; them. Therefore thou shalt say that ye may live many days in the unto them, Thus saith the LORD

SUPPER. land where ye be strangers. Thus of hosts, the God of Israel, Drink have we obeyed the voice of ye, and be drunken, and spue, and lent day was come, that Herod on

Mark vi, 21. And when a convenJonadab the son of Rechab, our fall, and rise no more, because of his birthday made a supper to his father, in all that he hath charged the sword which I will send lords, higli captains, and chiei us, to drink no wine all our days, among you. we, our wives, our sous, nor our

estales of Galilee. daughters.

Jer. xlvill, 26. Make ye him Luke xiv, 16, 17. Then said he

drunken; for he magnified himself unto him, A certain man made a D DRUNKARDS. S.

against the LORD: Moab also shall great supper, and bade many:

wallow in his vomit, and he also And sent his servant at supperGen. ix, 20, 21. And Noah began shall be in derision,

time to say to them that were to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyarul: And he drank

Jer. II, 7, 57. Babylon hath been bidden, Come; for all things are of the wine, and was drunken; a golden cup in the Lord's hand, now ready. and he was uncovered within his

that made all the earth drunken: John xii, 2. There they made tent.

the nations have drunken of her him a supper; and Martha served:

wine; therefore the nations are but Lazarus was one of them that 1 Sam. xxv, 36, 37. And Abigail mad. And I will make drunk her sat at the table with him. came to Nabal; and, behold, he princés, and her wise men, her held a feast in his house, like the captains, and her rulers, and her feast of a king, and Nabal's heart mighty men: and they shall sleep the door, and knock: 'if any man

Rev. ill, 20. Belold, I stand at was merry within him, for he was a perpetual sleep, and not wake, hear my voice, and open the door, very drunken: wherefore she told saith the King, whose name is The \ I will come in to him, and will sup him nothing, less or more, until | LORD of hosts. the morning light. But it came to

with him, and he with me. pass in the morning, when the wine Exek. xxiil, 31-33. Thou hast Rev. xix, 9, 17. And he saith unto was gone out of Nabal, and his wife walked in the way of thy sister; me, Write, Blessed are they which had told him these things, that his therefore will I give her cup into are called unto the marriageheart died within him, and he be- thine hand. Thus saith the Lord supper of the Lamb. And he saith came as a stone.

God; Thou shalt drink of thy sis-unto me, These are the true say,

ter's cup deep and large; thouings of God. And I saw an angel 2 Sam. xi,13. And when David had shall be laughed to scorn and had standing in the sun: and he cried called him, (Uriah] he did eat and in derision; it containeth much with a loud voice, saying to all the drink before him; and he made Thou shalt be filled with drunken- fowls that fly in the midst of heahim drunk: and at even he went ness and sorrow, with the cup of ven, Come and gather yourselves out to lie on his bed with the ser astonishment and desolation, with together unto the supper of the vants of his lord, but went not the cup of thy sister Samaria.

great God. down to his house. 1 Kings ix, 12, 16. And it came Obadiah 16. For as ye have

POSTURES AND CUSTOMS. to pass, when Ben-hadad heard drunk upon my holy mountain, 80 this message, (as he was drinking, shall all the heathen drink con- Exod. xxxii, 6. . . . . The people he and the kings in the pavilions, tinually; yea, they shall drink, and sat down to eat and drink. that he said unto his servants, Set they shall swallow down, and

Judges i, 7. And Adoni-bezek they shall be as though they had yourselres in array: and they set

said, 'Threescore and ten kings, themselres in array against the not been.

having their thumbs anl their city. And they went out at noon: Nahum iil, 11. Thou also shalt great toes cut off, gathered their but Ben-hadad was drinking him- be drunken: thou shalt be hid, meat under my table. ..... self drunk in the pavilions, he and thou also shalt seek strength be

Ruth ii, 14. And Boaz said unto the kings, the thirty and two cause of the enemy.

Ruth, At meal-time come thou kings that helped him.

hither, .... and dip thy morsel ALLUSIONS TO PRECEDING FOOD TAKEN AT STATED in the vinegar. .

1 Sam. xx, 5. And David said SECTIONS


unto Jonathan, Behold, to-morrow Isa. Ii, 21, 22. Therefore bear Ruth 11, 14. And Boaz said unto is the new-moon, and I should now this, thou afflicted, and drun- her, At meal - time come thou not fail to sit with the king i ken, but not with wine: This I hither and eat


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2 Kings xxi, 13. . . . . And I them a feast, and they did 'eat spend money for that which is not will wipe Jerusalem as a man and drink.

bread? and your labour for that wipeth a dish, wiping it, and turn

1 Sam. ix, 22-24. And Samuel which satisfeth tot? hearken ing it upside down.

took Saul and his servant, and diligently unto me, and eat ye Esther iii, 15. .... And the bronght them into the parlour, that which is good, and let your king and Haman sat down to and made them sit in the chiefest soul delight itself in fatness. drink; but the city Shushan was place among them that were John vi, 27. Labour not for the perplexed.

bidden, which were about thirty meat which perisheth, but for

persons. And Samuel said unto that meat which endureth unto Cant. I, 12. While the King the cook, Bring the portion which everlasting life, which the Son of sitteth at his table, my spikenard |I gave thee, of which I said unto man shall give unto you: for him sendeth forth the smell thereof.

thee, Set it by thee. And the hath God the Father sealed. Amos vi, 7. Therefore now shall cook took up the shoulder, and

Jude 12. These are spots in they go captive with the first that that which was upon it, and set go captive, and the banquet of it before Saul. And Samuel said, your feasts of charity, when they them that stretched themselves Rehold that which is left! set it feast with you, feeding themselves shall be removed. before thee, and eat: for unto this

without fear.. time hath it been kept for thee Matth. ix, 10. And it came to since I said, I have invited the

INVITATIONS. pass. as Jesus sat at meat in the people. So Saul did eat with house, behold, many publicans Samuel that day.

2 Sam, xili, 6, 9, 10, 25-27. And

Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.

1 Kings ill, 15. And Solomon down on thy bed, and make thyawoke; and, behold, it was a

self sick; and when thy father Matth. xiv, 9. And the king was dream: and he came to Jerusalem, cometh to see thee, say unto him, sorry: nevertheless for the oath's and stood before the ark of the


pray thee, let my sister Tamar sake, and them which sat with covenant of the LORD, and offered come and give me meat, and him at meat, he commanded it to up burnt-offerings, and offered dress the meat in my sight, that I be given her. peace-offerings, and made a feast may see it, and eat it at her hand.

And she took a pan, aud poured Matth. xv, 2. Why do thy dis- to all his servants.

them out before him: but he reciples transgress the tradition of

1 Kings vill, 65, 66. And at that fused to eat. And Amnon said, the elders? for they wash not their time Solomon held a feast, and Have out all men from me. And hands when they eat bread. all Israel with him, a great con- they went out every man from

Matth. xxiii, 25. Woe unto you, gregation, from the entering in of him. And Amnon said unto. scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Hainath unto the river of Egypt, Tamar, Bring

the meat into the for ye make clean the outside of before the LORD our God, seven chainber, that I may eat of thine the cup and of the platter, but days and seven days, even four- hand. And Tamar took the within they are full of extortior

teen days. On the eighth day he cakes which she had made, and and excess.

sent the people away: and they brought them into the chamber to Matth. xxvi, 23. And he answer

blessed the king, and went unto Amnon her brother. And the ed and said, He that dippeth his heart for all the goodness that son, let us not all now go, lest we

their tents joyful and glad of king said to Absalom, Nay, my hand with me in the dish, the the LORD had done for David his be chargeable unto thee. And he same shall betray me.

servant, and for Israel his people. pressed him: howbeit he would Mark vil, 3, 4. For the Phari

Then sees, and all the Jews, except when his sons and his daughters said Absalom, If not, I pray thee;

Job I, 13. And there was a day not go, but blessed him. they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the

were eating and drinking wine in let my brother Amnon go with their eldest brother's house.

us. And the king said unto him, elders. And when they come from

Why should he go with theel the market, except they, wash, Esther 1, 3, 4, 9. In the third But Absalom pressed him; that he they eat not. And many other year of his reign, he made a feast let Amnon and all the king's sons things there be, which they have unto all his princes, and his ser- go with him. received to hold, as the washing vants; the power of Persia and of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, Media, the nobles and princes of I wered, Ii't seem good unto the

Esther v, 4-8. And Esther ans. and of tables, Luke xvi, 22. ..

When he chewed the riches of king, let the king and Haman

The beggar his glorious kingdom, and the come this day unto the banquet died, and

was carried by the honour of his excellent majesty, that I have prepared for him. angels into Abraham's bosom.

many days, even an bundred and then the king said, Cause Haman John ii, 6. And there were set fourscore days. Also Vashti the

to make haste, that he may do as there six water-pots of stone, queen made a feast for the women and Haman came to the banquet

Esther hath said. So the king after the manner of the purifying in the royal house which belonged that Esther had prepared. And of the Jews, containing two or to king Ahasuerus. three firkins apiece.

the king said unto Esther at the

Dan. v, 1. Belshazzar the king banquet of wine, What is thy, John xiii, 23, 26. Now there was made a great feast to a thousand petition? and it shall be granted leaning on Jesus' bosom one of of his lords, and drank wine be- ihee: and what is thy request? his disciples, whom Jesus loved. fore the thousand.

even to the half of the kingdom it Jesus answered, He it is to whom

shall be performed. Then answerI shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And when he had dip tain sliali the LORD of hosts make found favour in the sight of the

Isa. XXV, 6. And in this moun- and my request is; if I have

ed Esther, and said, My petition ped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Símon.

unto all people a feast of fat king, and if it please the king to things, a feast of wines on the grant my petition, and to perform

lees; of fat things full of marrow, my request, let the king and GREAT FEASTS. of wines on the lees well refined.

Haman come to the banquet that Gen. xxvi, 80. And be made Isa, Iv; 2. Wherefore do yo I shall prepare for them, and I


will do to-morrow as the king


ALSO PURPLE ONES, hath said.


THE SYMBOL OF ROYALTY. Esther vi, 14. And while they


WITH SUCH A BOBE JESUS WAS were yet talking with him, came

Gen. ili, 7, 21. And the eyes of the king's chamberlains, and hast

them ed to bring Haman unto the ban- knew that they were naked; and stripped him, and put on bim a th were opened, and they

Matth. xxvil, 28.

they quet that Esther had prepared.

they sewed fig leaves together, scarlet robe. Esther vil, 1, 2. So the king and and made themselves aprons. John xix, 5. Then came Jesus Haman came to banquet with Unto Adam also, and to his wife, forth, wearing the crown of Esther the queen..

did the LORD God make coats of thorns, and the purple robe. And skins, and clothed them.

Pilate saith unto them, Behold the

Job 1, 21. And said, Naked came mani SPIRIT IN WHICH SUCH

I out of my mother's womb, and INVITATIONS SHOULD BE naked shall I return thither: the OF VARIOUS COLOURS. OBEYED.

LORD gave, and the LORD path Gen. xxxvII, 3. Now Israel loved Job 1, 5. And it was 80, when

taken away; blessed be the name Joseph more than all his children, of the LORD.

because he was the son of his old the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and Eccles. v, 15. As he came forth age: and he made him a coat of sanctified them, and rose up early of his mother's womb, naked shall many colours. in the morning, and offered burnt- he return to go as he came, and Judges v, 30. . . . . To Sisera a offerings according to the number shall take nothing of his labour, prey of divers colours, a prey of of them all: for Job said, It may which he may carry away in his divers colours of needle-work, of be that my sons have sinned, and hand.

divers colours of needle-work on cursed God in their hearts. Thus · Nahum iii, 6. Behold, I am both sides, meet for the necks did Job continually,

against thee, saith the LORD of of them that take the spoil? Prov. xxii, 1, 3, 6, 8. When skirts upon thy face, and I will garment of divers colours upon

hosts; and I will discover thy 2 sam. xiii, 18. And she had a thou sittest to eat with a ruler, shew the nations thy nakedness, her; for with such robes were the consider diligently what is before

and the kingdoms thy shame. thee. Be not desirous of his

king's daughters that were virgins

apparelled. Then his servant dainties; for they are deceitful meat. Eat thou not the bread of

brought her out, and bolted the WHITE ROBES MUCH

door after her. him that hath an evil eye, neither

DESIRED. desire thou his dainty meats. The morsel which thou hast eaten

Esther viii, 15. And Mordecai BLACK, TOKEN OF MOURNshalt thou vomit up, and lose thy went out from the presence of the

ING. sweet words.

king in royal apparel of blue and
white, and with a great crown of

Isa. I, 3. I clothe the heavens Jer. xvi, 8. Thou shalt not also gold, and with a garment of fine with blackness, and I make sackgo into the house of feasting, to linen and purple: and the city of

cloth their covering. sit with them to eat and to drink. Shushan rejoiced and was glad. Rev. vi, 12. And I beheld when

he had opened the sixth seal, and, Luke xiv, 7-10, 12-14. And he Eccles. 1x, 8. Let thy garments lo, there was a great earthquake; put forth & parable to those be always white; and let thy head and the sun became black which were bidden, when he lack no ointment.

sackcloth of hair, and the moon marked how they chose out the

became as blood. chief rooms; saying unto them, When thou art bidden of any man

AND A SYMBOL OF GLORY. to a wedding, sit not down in the Matt. xvii, 2. And was trans- MATERIALS, bighest room, lest a more honour - figured before them: and his face

WOOL, FLAX, AND SILK. able man than thou be bidden of did shine as the sun, and his ralhim; And he that bade thee and ment was white as the light.

Lev. xiii, 47, 48. The garment him come and say to thee, Give

also that the plague of leprosy is this man place; and thou begin names even in Sardis which have ment or a linen garment; Whether

Rev. iii, 4, 6. Thou hast a few in, whether it be a woollen garwith hame to take the lowest not defiled their garments; and it be in the warp or woof, of linen, room. But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest they shall walk with me in white: or of woollen; whether in a skin,

for they are worthy. He that or in any thing made of skin. room; that when he that bade tree cometh, he may say unto clothed in 'white raiment; and I overcometh, the same shall be

Lev. xix, 19. . ... Neither shall thee, Friend, go up higher: then

a garient minglod of linen and will not blot out his naine out of woollen come upon thee. shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat fess his name before my Father, horses brought out of Egypt, and the book of life, but I will con

1 Kings x, 28. And Solomon had with thee. Then said he also to him that bade him, when thou and before his angels.

linen yarn: the king's merchants makest a dinner or a supper, call Rev. vii, 9, 13. After this I be- received the linen yarn at a price, not thy friends, nor thy brethren, held, and, lo, a great multitude, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich which no man could number, of

Prov. xxxi, 13, 22. She seeketh neighbours; lest they also bid thee all nations, and kindreds, and wool, and flax, and worketh will.

She makagain, and a recompence be made people, and tongues, stood before ingly with her hands. thee. But when thou makest a the throne, and before the Lamb,

eth herself coverings of tapestry; least, call the poor, the maimed, clothed with white robes, and her clothing is silk and purple. the same, the blind: And thou palms in their hands: And one of Ezek. xvi, 10, 13. I clothed thee shalt be blessed; for they cannot the elders answered, saying unto also with broidered work, and recompense thee: for thou shalt be me, What are these which are shod thee with badgers' skin, and recompensed at the resurrection arrayed in white robes and I girded thee about with fine of the just. whence came they?

linen, and I covered thee with


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