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for his brother, And for his sister | under feet. Thou shalt not be up, and he that burneth him, to a virgin, that is nigh unto him, joined with them in burial, be- bring out the bones out of the which hath had no husband; for cause thou hast destroyed thy house, and shall say unto him her may he be defiled. And he land, and slain thy people: the that is by the sides of the houso, that is the high priest among his seed of evil-doers shall never be Is there yet any with thee? brethren, upon whose head the renowned. anointing oil was poured, and that Jer. vii, 33. And the carcases of

BURIAL. is consecrated to put on the gar- this people shall be meat for the Num. xi, 84. And he called the ments, shall not uncover his head, fowls of the heaven, and for the name of that place Kibroth-liatnor rend his clothes; Neither shall beasts of the earth; and none shall taavah: because there they buried he go in to any dead body, nor fray them away.

the people that lusted. defilo himself for his father, or for his mother.

Jer. xxxiv, 20. I will even give 2 Sam. il, 4,5. And the men of

them into the hand of their ene- Judah came; and there they Num. VI, 6, 7. All the days that mies, and into the hand of them anointed David king over the ho separateth himself unto the that seek their life; and their dead house of Judah. And they told LORD he shall come at no dead bodies shall be for meat unto the David, saying, That the men of body. He shall not make himself fowls of the heaven, and to the Jabesh-gilead' were they that unclean for his father, or for his beasts of the earth.

buried Saul. And David sent mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because the

Ezek. xxxix, 4. Thou shalt fall messengers unto the men of consecration of his God is upon thou, and all thy bands, and the Blessed be ye of the LORD, that yo

upon the mountains of Israel, Jabesh-gilead, and said unto them, his head.

people that is with thee: I will have sbewed this kindness unto Ezek. xliv, 25. And they shall give thee unto the ravenous birds your lord, eren unto Saul, and come at no dead person to defile of every sort, and to the beasts of have buried him. themselves: but for father, or for the field to be devoured.

2 Sam. xxi, 12–14. And David mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that

Amos vill, 3. And the songs of went and took the bones of Saul, hath had no husband, they may

the temple shall be howlings in and the bones of Jonathan his defile themselves.

that day, saith the Lord God: son, from the men of Jabesh

there shall be many dead bodies in gilead, which had stolen them NON-BURIAL A DISGRACE, every place; they shall cast them from the street of Beth-shan, AND SOMETIMES A forth with silence.

where the Philistines had hanged

them, when the Philistines had PUNISHMENT.

slain Saul in Gilboa; And he Deut. xxviii, 26. And thy cara be gathered, nor be buried; they of Saul, and the bones of Jonathan

Jer. viii, 2. .. .. They shall not brought up from thence the bones of the air, and unto the beasts of shall be for dung upon the face of his son; and they gathered the

the earth. the earth, and no man shall fray

bones of them that were hanged. them away.

Jer. xxii, 19. He shall be buried And the bones Saul and Jona1 Kings xxi, 24. Him that dieth

with the burial of an ass, drawn than his son buried they in the of Ahab in the city the dogs shall and cast forth beyond the gates country of Benjamin in Zelah, of Jerusalem.

in eat; and him that dieth in the field

the sepulchre of Kish his shall the fowls of the air eat. Ezek. xxxix, 20. Thus yo shall father. ... 2 Kings ix, 10, 36, 37. And the and chariots, with mighty men, was come in, he did eat and

be filled at my table with horses 2 Kings ix, 34. And when he dogs shall eat Jezebel in the por: and with all men of war, saith the drink, and said, Go, see now this tion of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened Lord God.

cursed woman, and bury her: the door, and fled. Wherefore Rev. xi, 8, 9. And their dead for she is a king's daughter. they came again, and told him: bodies shall lie in the street of the 2 Kings xiii, 21. And it came to and he said,

This is the word of great city, which spiritually is pass, as they were burying a man, the Lord, which he spake by his called Sodom and Egypt, where that behold, they spied a band of servant Elijah the Tishbite, say- also our Lord was crucified. And men; and they cast the man into ing. In the portion of Jezreel they of the people, and kindreds, the sepulchre of Elisha: and when shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel: and tongues, and nations, shall the man was let down, and touchAnd the carcase of Jezebel shall see their dead bodies three days ed the bones of Elisha, he revived. be as dung upon the face of the and an half, and shall not suffer and stood up on his feet. field in the portion of Jezreel; 80 their dead bodies to be put in

1 Chron. x, 11, 12. And when all that they shall not say, This is graves.

Jabesh-gilead heard all that the Jezebel.

Philistines had done to Saul, Ps.lxxix, 2, 3. The dead bodies

DEAD SOMETIMES BURNED. They arose, all tho valiant men, of thy servants have they given

1 Sain. xxxi, 12. All the valiant and took away the body of Saul, to be meat unto the fowls of the men arose, and went all night, and and the bodies of his sons, and heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto took the body of Saul and the brought them to Jabesh, and the beasts of the earth. Their bodies of his sons from the wall of buried their bones under the oak blood have they shed like water Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, in Jabesh, and fasted seven days. round about Jerusalem; and there and burnt them there.

Ps. cxlvi, 4. His breath goeth was none to bury them.

Amos il, 1. Thus saith the LORD; forth, he returneth to his earth; in Isa. xiv, 18-20. All the kings of For three transgressions of Moab, that very day his thoughts perish. the nations, even all of them, lie and for four, I will not turn away

Ezek. xxxix, 12-14. And seven in glory, every one in his own the punishment thoreof; because months shall the house of Israel house: But thou art cast out of thy he burned the bones of the king be burying of them, that they graye like an abominable branch, of Edom into lime.

may cleanse the land. Yea, ail and as the raiment of those that Amos vi, 9, 10. And it shall come the people of the land shall bury are slain, thrust through with a to pass, if there remain ten men them: and it shall be to them a sword, that go down to the stones in one house, that they shall die. renown, the day that I shall be of the pit; as a carcase trodden | And a man's uncle shalí take him glorified, saith the Lord GOD.

And thoy shall sever out men of and their feet, and hanged them | Rebekah his wife; and there I continual employment, passing up over the pool. in Hebron: but buried Leah. through the land, to bury with the they took the head of Ish-bosheth,

Josh. xxiv, 30, 31. And they passengers those that remain and buried it in the sepulchre of buried him in the border of his upon the face of the earth, to Abner in Hebron.

inheritance in Timnath - serah, cleanse it: after the end of seven

1 Mings xiv, 18. And they buried which is in mount Ephraim, on months shall they search.

him; and all Israel mourned for the north side of the hill of Gaash, Matth. vill, 21. And another of him, according to the word of the And Israel served the Lord all his disciples said unto him, Lord, Lord, which he spake by the hand the days of Joshua, and all the suffer me first to go and bury my of his servant Ahijah the prophet. days of the elders that overlived father.

2 Chron. xxi, 20. Thirty and two Joshua, and which had known all John xii, 7. Then said Jesus, years old was he when he began the works of the LORD, that he Let her alone: against the day of to reign; and be reigned in Jeru- had done for Israel. my burying bath she kept this. salem eight years, and departed Judges ii, 8, 9. And Joshua the

Acts v, 6, 9, 10. And the young without being desired: howbeit son of Nun, the servant of the men arose, wound him up, and they buried him in the city of LORD, died, being an hundred and carried him out, and buried him. David, but not in the sepulchres ten years old. And they buried Then Peter said unto her, How is of the kings.

him in the border of his inheritance it that ye have agreed together to 2 Chron. xxiv, 25. And when in Timnath-heres, ju the mount tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Be- they were departed from him, of Ephraim, on the north side of hold, the feet of them which have (for they left himn in great seases) the hill Gaash, buried thy husband are at the his own servan's conspired against

Judges vill, 32. And Gideon the door, and shall carry thee out. him for the blood of the sous of son of Joash' died in a good old Then fell she down straightway Jehoiada the priest, and slew him age, and was buried in the sepulat his feet, and yielded up the

on his bed, and he died; and they chre of Joash his father, in ghost: and the young men came buried bim in the city of David, Ophrah of the Abi-ezrites. in, and found her dead, and, carry. but they buried him not in the ing her forth, buried her by her sepulchres of the kings.

1 Sam. XXV, 1. And Samuel died: husband.

Mark vi, 29. And when his dis and all the Israelites were gather

ciples heard of it, they came and ed together, and lamented him, OTHER INSTANCES. took up his corpse, and laid it in a land buried him in his house at tomb.

Ramah...... Gen. I, 7, 12-14. And Joseph went up to bury his father: and

John xi, 17. Then, when Jesus

1 Kings il, 34. So Benaiah the with him went up all the servants came, he found that he had lain son of Jehoiada went up, and fell

upon him, and slew him; and he of Pharaoh, the elders of his in the grave four days already.

was buried in his own house in house, and all the elders of the

Acts ii, 29. Men and brethren, the wilderness. land of Egypt. And his sons did let me freely speak unto you of unto him according as he com- the patriarch David, that he is

2 Kings xxi, 18, 26. And Mamanded them: For his sons car. both dead and buried, and his nasseh slept with his fathers, and ried him into the land of Canaan, sepulchre is with us unto this

was buried in the garden of his and buried him in the cave of the day.

own house, in the garden of Uzza: field of Machpelah, which Abra

and Amon his son reigned in his ham bought with the field, for a VARIOUS KINDS OF BURIAL in his sepulchre in the garden of

stead. And (Amos) was buried possession of a burying-place, of

Ephron the Hiltite, before Mamre. Gen. xxiii, 19. And after this, in his stead.

Uzza; and Josiab his son reigned And Joseph returned into Egypt, Abraham buried Sarah his wife hv, and his brethren, and all that in the cave of the field of Mach

2 Kings xxiii, 30. And his serfent up with him to bury his pelah, before Mamre: the same is vants carried (Josiah) in a chariot father, after he had buried his lebron in the land of Canaan. dead from Megiddo, and brought father.

Gen. xxv, 9, 10. And his sons

him to Jerusalem, and buried Deut. x, 6. And the children of Isaac and Ishmaei buried bim in him in his own sepulchre. And Israel took their journey froin the cave of Machpelah, in the the people of the land took Beeroth of the children of Jaakan field of Ephron the son of Zohar Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and to Mosera: there Aaron died, and the Hitiite, which 3 before

anointed him, and made him king there he was buried. ..

Mamre: The field which Abra- / in his father's stead. Deut. xxxiv, 5, 6. So Moses the ham purchased of the sons of Jer. vii,. 82. Therefore, behold, servant of the LORD died there in Heth: there was Abraham buried, the days come, saith the LORD, the land of Moab, according to and Sarah his wife.

that it shall no more be called the word of the LORD. And he Gen. xxxv, 8. But Deborah, Tophet, nor the valley of the son buried him in a valley in the land Rebekah's nurse, died, and she of Hinnom, but the valley of of Moab, over against Beth-peor: was buried beneath Beth-el under slaughter: for they shall bury in but no man knoweth of his sepul- an oak: and the name of it was Tophet, till thero be no place. chre unto this day. called Allon-bachuth.

Jer. xix, 11. And shalt say unto Judges xvi, 31. Then his breth- Gen. xlviii, 7. And as for me, them, Thus saith the Lord of ren, and all the house of his when I came from Padan, Rachel hosts, Even so will I break this father, came down, and took him, died by me in the land of Canaan people, and this city, as and brought him up, and buried in the way, when yet there was breaketh a potter's vessel, that hin between Zorah and Eshtaol, but a little way to come unto cannot be made whole again; and in the burying-place of Manoah Ephrath: and I buried her there the shall bury them in To, het, his father, and he judged Israel in the way of Ephrath; the same till there be no place to bury. twenty years. is Beth-lehem.

Matth. xxvii, 60. And laid it 2 Sam. iv, 12. And David com- Gen. xlix, 31. There they burled (the body of Jesus) in his own manded his young inen, and they Abraham and Sarah his wife; new tomb, which he had hewn slew them, and cut off their hands I there they buried Isaac and I out in the rock: and he rolled a

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great stone to the door of the Megiddo, and died there. And his stones, that remalneth unto this sepulchre, and departed.

servants carried him in a chariot day. John xi, 38. Jesus therefore to Jerusalem, and buried himn in

2 Sam. xviii, 17. And they took again groaning in himself, cometh luis sepulchre with his fathers in

Absalom, and cast him into a to the grave. It was a cave, and the city of David.

great pit in the wood, and laid a a stone lay upon it.

2 Kings xil, 21. For Jozachar very great heap of stones upon John xix, 41. Now in the place the son of Shimeath, and Jehoza- him: and all Israel fled every one where he was crucified there was bad the son of Shomer, his ser- to his tent. a garden; and in the garden a new vants, smote [Joash,] and he died; sepulchre, wherein hever and they buried him with his

2 Kings xxill, 17. was

Then be man yet laid.

fathers in the city of David: and said, What title is that that I seel Acts vii, 16. And [the bones of Amaziah his son reigned in his It is the sepulchre of the man o

And the men of the city told him, Jacob and Joseph) were carried stead.

God, which came from Judah, overjntoSychem, and laid in the 2 Kings xiv, 20. And they and proclaimed these things that sepulchre that Abraham bought brought him [Amaziah) on horses; thou hast done against the altar for a sum of money of the sons of and he was buried at Jerusalem of Beth-el. Emmor, the father of Sychem. with his fathers in the city of David.

Isa. lxv, 3, 4. A people that

provoketh me to anger continnally BURIAL PLACE OF THE

2 Kings xv, 7, 38. So Azariah to my face; that sacrificeth in gar

slept with his fathers, and they dens, and burneth incense upon KINGS OF JUDAH.

buried him with his fathers in the altars of brick; 1 Kings xiv, 30, 31. And there city of David: and Jotham his son among the graves, and lodge in

Which remain was war between Rehoboam and reigned in his stead. And Jotham the monuments, Jeroboam all their days. And slept with his fathers, and was Rehoboam slept with his fathers, buried with his fathers in the city

Matth. xxiii, 27. Woe unto you and was buried with his fathers of David his father; and Ahaz his scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! in the city of David: and his son reigned in his stead.

for ye are like unto whited sepul. mother's name was Naamah an

chres, which indeed appear Ammonitess: and Abijam his son

2 Kings xvi, 20. And Ahaz slept beautiful outward, but are within reigned in his stead.

with his fathers, and was buried full of dead men's bones, and of all

with his fathers in the city of uncleanness. 1 Kings xv, 8, 24. And Abijam David: and Hezekiah his son slept with his fathers; and they reigned in his stead.

Luke xi, 47. Woe unto you for buried him in the city of David:

ye build the sepulchres of the and Asa his son reigned in his 2 Chron. xxxii, 33. And Heze- prophets, and your fathers killed stead. And Asa slept with his kiah slept with his fathers, and them. fathers, and was buried with his they buried him in the chiefest of fathers in the city of David his the sepulchres of the sons of David:

Matth. vill, 22. But Jesus said father and Jehoshaphat his son and all Judah and the inhabitants unto him, Follow me; and let the reigned in his stead.

of Jerusalem did him honour at dead bury their dead. 1 Kings xxii, 50. And Jehosha- bis death. And Manasseh his son

Luke ix, 59, 60. And he said unpliat slept with his fathers, and reigned in his stead.

to another, follow me. But ho was buried with his fathers in the

said, Lord, Suffer me first to go city of David his father, and Je


and bury my father. Jesus said horam his son reigned in his

Josh. vii, 26. And they raised unto him, Let the dead bury their stead.

over him a great heap of stones dead; but go thou and preach the 2 Kings viii, 24. And Joram unto this day. So the Lord turn- kingdom of God. slept with his fathers, and was el from the fierceness of his Rom. vi, 4. Therefore we are buried with his fathers in the city anger; wherefore the name of that buried with him by baptism into of David: and Ahaziah his son pluce was called, The valley of death; that like as Christ was reigned in his stead. Achor, unto this day.

raised up from the dead by the 2 Kings ix, 27, 28. But when Josh. vill, 29. And the king of glory of the Father, even so we Aliaziuh the king of Judah saw Ai le hanged on a tree until even- also should walk in newness of this, he ned by the way of the tide: and as soon as the sun was life. garden house. And Jehu follow-down, Joshua commanded that Col. 11, 12. Buried with him in ed after him, and said, Smite him they should take his carcase down baptism, wherein also ye are risen also in the chariot. And they did trom the tree, and cast it at the with him through the faith of the so at the going up to Gur, which entering of the gate of the city, operation of God, who hath raised is by Ibleam. And he fled to and raise thereon a great heap of him from the dead.



CREATION THE WORK OF Ps. cxix, 90. Thy faithfulness is , thou' me. Who hath laid the GOD

unto all generations: thou hast es measures thereof, if thou knowest? tablished the earth, and it abideth, or who hath stretched the line

upon it?

When the morning. Gen. 1, 1, 2, 11, 12. In the begin

Ps. cxlvil, 15. He sendeth forth stars sang together, and all the ning God created the heaven and

his commandment the earth, And the earth was his word runneth very swiftly.

upon earth:

sons of God shouted for joy? Hast without form, and void; and dark

thou perceived the breadth of the ness was upon the face of the Ps. cxlviii, 6. He hath also stab-earth? declare if thou knowest it deep: and the Spirit of God moved lished them for ever and ever; he all. upon the face of the waters. And hath made a decree which shall God said, Let the earth bring not pass.

REFLECTIONS. forth grass, the herb yielding seed, Prov. viii, 26. While as yet he Job v, 9. Which doeth great and the fruit-tree yielding fruit had not made the earth, nor the things and unsearchable; marvelafter his kind, whose seed is in fields, nor the highest part of the lous things without number. itself, upon the earth; and it was dust of the world. 80. And the earth brought forth

Job ix, 10. Which doeth great

Eccles. iil, 14. I know that what things past finding out; yea, and grass, and herb yielding seed soever God doeth, it shall be for wonders without number. after 'his kind, and the tree yield-ever: nothing can be put to it, nor ing fruit, whose seed was in itself,

Job xxxvi, 24, 25. Remember any thing taken from it; and God that thou magnify his work, after his kind: and God saw that it doeth it, that men should fear be which men behold. Every man was good. fore hiin.

may see it; man may behold it Num. xiv, 21. But as truly as I Eccles. vil, 13. Consider the afar off. live, all the earth shall be filled work of God: for who can make with the glory of the LORD. that straight which he hath made gard not the works of the LORD,

P3. xxviii, 5. Because they rocrooked? Neh. ix, 6. Thou, even thou, art

nor the operation of his hands, he LORD alone; thou hast made Isa. vi, 3. And one cried unto shall destroy them, and not build heaven, the heaven of heavens, another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, them up. with all their host, the earth, and is the LORD of hosts; the whole

P8. xl, 5. Many, O LORD my all things that are therein, the earth is full of his glory.

God, are thy wonderful works seas, and all that is therein, and Isa. xlil, 5. Thus saith God the which thou hast done, and thy thou preservest them all; and the LORD, he that created the heavens, thoughts which are to us-ward; host of heaven worshippeth thee. and stretched them out; he that they cannot be reckoned up in

P3. xxiv, 1. The earth is the spread forth the earth, and that order unto thee: ' I would declare LORD's, and the fulness thereof; which cometh out of it; he that and speak of them, they are more the world, and they that dwell giveth breath unto the people than can be numbered. therein.

upon it, and spirit to them that
walk therein.

Ps. lxxxix, 12. The north and P3. xxxill, 5,9. He loveth righte

the south thou hast created them: ousness and judgment: the earth is

Isa. xliv, 24. Thus saith the Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice full of the goodness of the LORD. LORD, thy Redeemer, and he that in thy name. For he spake, and it was done; be the Lord that maketh all things; LORD are great, sought out of all

Ps. cxl, 2, 3. The works of the commanded, and it stood fast.

that stretcheth forth the heavens them that have pleasure therein. P3. Isxv, 3. The earth and all alone; that spreadeth abroad the His work is honourable and glorithe inhabitants thereof are dis- earth by myself. solved: I bear up the pillars of it.

ous: and his righteousness endur

Isa. xlv, 18. For thus saith the eth for ever. Selah.

LORD that created the heavens; P3. lxxviii, 69. And he built his God himself that formed the hast thou not heard, that the ever

Isa. xl, 28. Hast thou not known, sanctuary like high palaces, like earth, and made it; he hath estab- lasting God, the LORD, the Creator the earth which he hath established it, he created it not in vain, of the ends of the earth, fainteth lished for ever.

he formed it to be inhabited; I am not, neither is weary? there is P3. xc, 2. Before the mountains the LORD, and there is none else.

no searching of his understanding. were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the carth and the

EARTH ONE OF THE ORBS world, even from everlasting to

EARTHQUAKES AND everlasting, thou art God.


VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS. Ps. cil, 25. Of old hast thou laid the north over the empty place, die the common death of all men, Job xxvi, 7. He stretcheth out

Num. Xvi, 29, 30. If these men the foundation of the earth; and and hangeth the earth upon nothe heavens are the work of thy thing.

or if they be visited after the visihands.

tation of all men, then the LORD

hath not sent me: But if the Ps. cxi, 7, 8. The works of his

ALSO A STABLE HABIhands are verity and judgment;

LORD make a new thing, and all his commandments are sure.


the earth open her mouth, and They stand fast for ever and ever, Job xxxviii,3, 5, 7, 18. Gird up swallow them up, with all that and are done in truth and up now thy loins like a man; for 1 appertain unto them, and they rightness.

will demand of thee, and answer / go down quick into the pit; then


ye shall understand that theso at the presence of the Lord, at the Rev. xl, 13. And the same hour men have provoked the LORD. presence of the God of Jacob. was there a great earthquake, and Deut. iv. 11. And ye came near, P3. cxliv, 5. Bow thy heavens, O

the tenth part of the city fell, and and stood under the mountain; LORD, and come down; touch the in the earthquake were slain of and the mountain burned with mountains, and they shall smoke.

men seven thousand; and the fire unto the midst of heaven,

Isa. xill, 13. Therefore I will remnant were affrighted, and gave with darkness, clouds, and thick shake the heavens, and the earth | glory to the God of heaven. darkness.

shall remove out of her place, in Deut. v, 23. And it came to the wrath of the LORD of hosts, pass, when ye heard the voice and in the day of his fierce anger.

EARTHQUAKES MEN. out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn streams thereof shall be turned

ISA. XXXIV, 9, 10.


AT MOUNT SINAI. with fire) that ye came near into pitch, and the dust thereof

Exod. xix, 18. And mount unto me, even all the heads of into brimstone, and the land there- Sinai was altogether on a smoke, your tribes, and your elders.

of shall become burning pitch. because the LORD descended upon Judges V, 5. The mountains It shall not be quenched night nor it in fire: and the smoke thereof melted from before the LORD, even day: the smoke thereof shall go ascended as the smoke of a fur. that Sinal from before the LORD up for ever: from generation to nace, and the whole mount quaked God of Israel.

generation it shall lie waste; none greatly. Jobix, 5, 6. Which removeth the shall pass through it for ever and mountains, and they know not; ever.

IN THE WILDERNESS. which overturneth them in his anger, which shaketh the earth wouldest rend the heavens, that pass, as he had made an end of

Isa, Ixiv, 1, 3. Oh that thou

Num. XVI, 31, 32. And it came to ont of her place, and the pillars thou wouldest come down, that speaking all these werds, that the thereof tremble.

the mountains might flow down ground clave asunder that was Job xiv, 18. And surely the at thy presence; When thou

under them; and the earth opened mountain falling cometh to didst terrible things which we her mouth, and swallowed them nought, and the rock is removed looked not for, thou camest

down, up, and their

houses, and all the out of his place.

the mountains flowed down at men that appertained unto Korah, Job xvill, 7, 15. The steps of his thy presence.

and all their goods. strength shall be straiteued, and Jer iv, 24. I beheld the mounhis own counsel shall cast him tains, and, lo, they trembled, and down. It shall dwell in his all the hills moved lightly.

IN STRONGHOLDS OF tabernacle, because it is none of Ezek. xxxviii, 20.


PHILISTINES. his: brimstone shall be scattered the mountains shall be thrown 1 Sam. xiv, 15. And there was upon his habitation,

down, and the steep places shall trembling in the host, in the field, Job xxviil, 9. He putteth forth fall, and every wall shall fall to and among all the people: the garhis hand upon the rock; he over- the ground.

rison, and the spoilers, they also turneth the mountains by the Micah i, 4. And the mountains trembled, and the earth quaked: roots.

shall be molten under him, and so it was a very great trembling. Ps. xviii, 7. Then the earth the valleys shall be cleft, as wáx shook and trembled; the founda- before the fire, and as the waters AT MOUNT HOREB, ON tions also of the hills moved and that are poured down a steep

ELIJAH'S VISIT TO IT. were shaken, because he was place. wroth.

Nahum 1,5. The mountains

1 Kings xix, 11. And he said, Go we fear, though the earth be re- and the earth is burnt at his the Lord passed by, and a great Ps. xlvi, 2, 3. Therefore will not quake at him, and the hills melt

, forth, and stand upon the mount

And, behold, moved, and though the mountains presence, yea, the world, and all and strong wind rent the mounbe carried into the midst of the that dwell therein.

tains, and brake in pieces the sea. Though the waters thereof Zech. xiv, 4. And his feet shall rocks before the LORD; but the roar and be troubled, though the stand in that day upon the Mount Lord was not in the wind: and mountains shake with the swell- of Olives, which is before Jerusa- after the wind an earthquake; but ing thereof. Selah.

lem on the east; and the Mount of the LORD was not in the earthPs. lx, 2. Thou hast made the olives shall cleave in the midst quake. earth to tremble; thou hast broken thereof toward the east, and toit; heal the breaches thereof; for ward the west, and there shall be It shaketh.

a very great valley; and half of the IN UZZIAII'S REIGN.

mountain shall remove toward Amos i, 1. The words of Amos, Ps. lxviii, 7, S., O God, when the north, and half of it toward who was among the herdmen of thou wentest forth before thy the south.

Tekoa, which he saw concerning people, when thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah:

Luke xxi, 11. And great earth-Israel in the days of Uzzialı king The earth shook, the heavens

also quakes shall be in divers places of Judah, and in the days of Jerodropped at the presence of God: and famines, and pestilences; and boam the son of Joash king of even Sinai itself was moved at the fearful sights and great signs shall Israel, two years before the earth

quake. presence of God, the God of Israel. there be from heaven. Ps. xcvil, 5. The hills melted

Heb. xil, 18, 26. For ye are not Zech. xiv, 5. And ye shall flee to

come unto the mount that might the valley of the mountains; for like wax at the presence of the be touched, and that burned with the valley of the mountains shall LORD, at the presence of the Lord fire, nor unto blackness, and dark- reach unto azal: yea, ye shall flee, of the whole earth.

ness, and tempest. Whose voice like as ye fled from before the P3. civ, 32. He looketh on the then shook the earth: but now he earthquake in the days of Uzziah earth, and it trembleth; be touch- hath promised, saying, Yet once king of Judah; and the Lord my eth the hills, and they smoke.

more I shake not the earth only, God shall come, and all the saints Ps. cxiv, 7. Tremble, thou earth, but also heaven.

with thee.

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