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turlon's servant, who was dear,could swim should cast themselves words unto them: for this man unto him, was sick, and ready to first into the sea, and get to land. seeketh not the welfare of this die. Luke xxii, 4. And he went his came to Rome, the centurion deActs xxviii, 16. And when we people, but the hurt.

Matth. xxvii, 27. Then the sol. way, and communed with the livered the prisoners to the cap- diers of the governor took Jesus chief priests and captains, how he tain of the guard: but Paul was into the common hall, and

gathermight betray him unto them.

suffered to dwell by himself with ed unto him the whole band of Luke xxiii, 47. Now when the a soldier that kept him.

soldiers. centurion saw what was done, he

Matth. xxviii, 12. And when glorifed God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.

Josh. v. 14, 15. And he said, they were assembled with the John xvill, 3, 12. Judas then, the 'Lord am I now come. And they gave large money unto the

Nay; but as captain of the host of elders, and had taken counsel, having received a band of men Joshua fell on his face to the

soldiers. and officers froin the chief priests earth, and did worship, and said Luke ili, 14. And the soldiers and Pharisees, cometh thither unto him, what saith my lord likewise demanded of him, saying, with lanterns and torches and unto his servant? And the cap- And what shall we do? And he weapons. Then the band and the tain of the LORD'S host said unto said unto them, Do violence to no captain and officers of the Jews Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off man, neither accuse any falsely; took Jesus, and bound him.

thy foot; for the place whereon and be content with your wages Acts v, 26. Then went the cap- thou standest is holy. And Joshua tain with the officers, and brought did so.

Luke xxiil,11,36. And Herod with

his men of war set him at nought, them without violence: for they 2 Chron. xfil, 12. And, behold, and mocked him and arrayed him feared the people, lest they God himself is with us for our in a gorgeous robe, and sent him should have been stoned.

captain, and his priests with again to Pilate. And the soldiers Acts xxi, 31, 32. And as they sounding trumpets to cry alarm also mocked him, coming to him, went about to kill him, tidings against you. O children of Israel, and offering him vinegar. came unto the chief captain of the fight ye not against the LORD band, that all Jerusalem was in God of your fathers; for ye shall soldiers platted á crown of thorns,

John xix, 2, 23, 32, 34. And the uproar. Who immediately not prosper. took soldiers and centurions, and

and put it on his head, and they

Heb. ii, 10. For it became him, put on him a purple robe. Then ran down unto them; and when for whom are all things, and by the soldiers, when they had crucithey saw the chief captain and the whom are all things, in bringing fied Jesus, took his garments, and soldiers, they left beating of Paul. many sons unto glory, to make made four parts, to every soldier

Acts xxiji, 17. Then Paul called the captain of their salvation per- a part; and also his coat: now the one of the centurions unto him, fect through sufferings.

caat was without seam, woven and said, Bring this young man Rev. xix, 18. That ye may eat from the top throughout. Then unto the chief captain: for he hath the fleshi of kings, and the flesh of came the soldiers, and brake the a certain thing to tell him.

captains, and the flesh of mighty legs of the first, and of the other Acts xxiv, 7, 22, 23. But the men. ....

which was crucified with him. chief captain Lysias came upon

But one of the soldiers with a us, and with great violence took THE TROOPS. spear pierced his side, and forthhim away out of our hands. And

with came thereout blood and when Felix heard these things, was broken up, and all the men

2 Kings XXY, 4. And the city

water. having more perfect knowledge

Acts x, 7. And when the angel of war fled hy night by the way of that way, he deferred them, and said, when Lysias the chief of the gate between two walls, which spake unto Cornelius was captain shall come down, I will which is by the king's garden: departed, he called two of his know the uttermost of your mat- (now the Chaldees were against household servants, and a devout ter. And he commanded a con- the city round about:) and the king soldier of them that waited on

him continually. turion to keep Panl, and to let went the way toward the plain. him have liberty, and that he 2 Chron. XXV, 13. But the sol- Acts xil, 4, 6, 18. And when he should forbid none of his acquaint-diers of the army which Amaziah had apprehended him, he put him ance to minister or come unto sent back, that they should not in prison, and delivered him to him.

go with him to battle, fell upon four quaternions of soldiers to Acts XXV, 23. And on the mor- the cities of Judah, from Samaria keep him; intending after Easter row, when Agrippa was come, and even unto Beth-horon, and smote to bring him forth to the people Bernice, with great pomp, and three thousand of them, and took And when Herod would have was entered into the place of much spoil.

bronght him forth, the same hearing, with the chief captains, Ezra viji, 22. Por I was ashamed night Peter was sleeping between and principal men of the city, at to require of the king a band of chains: and the keepers before the

two soldiers, bound with two Festus' commandment Paul was soldiers and horsemen to help us door kept the prison. Now as brought forth,

against the enemy in the way: soon as it was day, there was no Acts xxvii, 1, 11, 43. And when because we had spoken unto the

small stir among the soldiers, it was determined that we should king, saying, The hand of our sail into Italy, they delivered God is upon all them for good what was become of Peter. Paul and certain other prisoners that seek him; but his power and Acts xxvil, 31, 32, 42. Paul sald unto one named Julius, a centurion his wrath is against all them that to the centurion and to the sol of Augustus' band. Nevertheless forsake him.

diers, Except these abide in the the centurion believed the master Jer. xxxviii, 4. Therefore the ship, ye cannot be saved. Then and the owner of the ship, more princes said unto the king, We the soldiers cut off the ropes of than those things which were beseech thee, let this man be put the boat, and let her fall off. And spoken by Paul. But the centur- to death; for thus he weakeneth the soldiers' connsel was to kill fon, willing to save Paul, kept the hands of the men of war that the prisoners, lest any of them them from their purpose; and remain in this city, and the hands should swim out, and escape. commanded that they which of all the people, in speaking such

Luke xl, 21, 22. When a strong Issachar, and also Barak: he was, and to be his horsemen; and some man armed keepeth his palace, sent on foot into the valley. For shall run before his chariots. his goods are in peace: But when the divisions of Reuben there were

1 Sam. xill, 5. And the Philis8 stronger than he shall come great thoughts of heart.

tines gathered themselves toupon him and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour said unto the rootmen that stood thousand chariots, and six thou

1 Sam. xxii, 17. And the king gether to fight with Israel, thirty wherein he trusted, and divideth about him. Turn, and slay the sand horsemen. his spoils.

priests of the LORD; because their 2 Sam. 1, 6. And the young man Rom. viii, 37. Nay, in all these hand also is with David, and be that told him said, as I happened things we are more than con- cause they knew when he fled, by chance upon mount Gilboa, querors through him that loved and did not shew it to me. But behold, Saul leaned

upon his us.

the servants of the king would not spear; and, lo, the chariots and 2 Çor. x, 3-6. For though we put forth their hand to fall upon horsemen 'followed hard after walk in the flesh, we do not war the priests of the LORD.

him. after the flesh: (For the weapons Jer. xii, 5. If thou hast run with

2 Sam. viii, 4. And David took of our warfare are not carnal, but the footmen, and they have from him a thousand chariots, and mighty through God to the pulling wearied thee, then how canst thou seren hundred horsemen, and down of strong holds;) Casting contend with horses? and if in the twenty thousand footmen: and down imaginations, and every land of peace, wherein thou trust- David houghed all the chariot high thing that exalteth itself edst, they wearied thee, then how horses, but reserved of them for against the knowledge of God, wilt thou do in the swelling of an hundred chariots. and bringing into captivity every Jordan?

2 Sam. x, 18. And the Syrians thought to the obedience of

fled before Israel; and David slew Christ; And having in a readi

CAVALRY.

the men of seven hundred chariots ness to revenge all disobedience, FORBIDDEN TO THE KINGS OF ISRAEL, of the Syrians, and forty thousand when your obedience is fulfilled.

AND ITS REASON.

horsemen, and emote Shobach Phil. 11, 25. Yet I supposed it Deut. xvii, 16. But he shall not the captain of their host, who died necessary to send to you Epaph. multiply horses to himself, nor

there, roditus, my brother, and compan- cause the people to return to 1 Kings 1,5. Then Adonijah the ion in labour, and fellow-soldier, Egypt, to the end that he should son of Haggith exalted himself, but your messenger, and ye that multiply horses: forasmuch as the saying, I will be king: and he preministered to my wants.

LORD háth said unto you, Ye shall pared him chariots and horsemen 1 Tim. I, 18. This charge I com

henceforth return no more that and fifty men to run before him. mit unto thee, són Timothy, acway.

1 Kings iv, 26. And Solomon cording to the prophecies which

1 Kin. x, 28. And Solomon had had forty thousand stalls of lur-es went before on thee, that thou by horses brought out of Egypt. . . for his chariots, and twelve thouthem mightest war a good war

Isa. xxxi, 1-3. Woe to them that sand horsemen. fare.

go down to Egypt for help; and 1 Kings xx, 20. And they slew 1 Tim. vi. 12. Fight the good stay on horses, and trust in every cne his man: and the Syrfight of faith, lay hold on eternal chariots, because they are many; fans fled; and Israel pursued them: life, whereunto thou art also and in horsemen, because they are and Ben-hadad the king of Syria called, and hast professed a good very strong, but they look uot un- escaped on an horse with the profession beforo many witnesses. to the Holy One of Israel, neither horsemen.

seek the LORD! Yet he also is 2 Tim. 11, 3, 4. Thou therefore wise, and will bring evil, and will leave of the people to Jehoaluaz

2 Kings xiil, 7. Neither did he endure harduess, as a good sol- not call back his words: but will but fifty horsemen, and ten chadier of Jesus Christ. No man arise against the house of the evil- riots, and ten thousand footmen: that warreth entangleth himself doers, and against the help of them for the king of Syria had destroyed with the affairs of this life; that that work iniquity. he may please him who hath Egyptians are men, and not God; the dust by threshing.

Now the them, and had made them like chosen hi.n to be a soldier.

and their horses flesh, and not 2 Tim. iv, 7. I have fought a spirit. When the LORD shall

2 Kings xviii, 23. Now theregood fight, I have finished my helpeth shall fall, and he that is my lord the king of Assyria

and I stretch out his hand, both he that fore, I pray thee, give pledges to course, I have kept the faith.

holpen shall fall down, and they horses, if thou be able on thy part Philemon 2. And to our beloved all shall fail together. Apphia, and Archippus our fellow

to set riders upon them. soldier, and to the church in thy

Acts xxili, 32. On the morrow house.

Gen. I, 9. And there went up they left the horsemen to go with

with him both chariots and horse him, and returned to the castle. INFANTRY.

men: and it was a very great comExod. xil, 37. And the children pany,

2 Kings 11, 11. And it came to of Israel journeyed from Rameses Erod. xv, 19. For the horse of pass, as they still went on, and to Succoth, about six hundred Pharaoh went in with his chariots talked, that, behold, there appear. thousand on foot that were men, and with his horsemen into the ed a chariot of fire, and horses of beside children.

sea, and the LORD brought again fire, and parted them both asunNum. xl, 21. And Moses said, the waters of the sea upon them; der; and Elijah went up by a The people, among whom I am, but the children of Israel went on whirlwind Into heaven. are six hundred thousand foot dry land in the midst of the sea.

2 Kings xili, 14. Now Elisha men; and thou hast said, I will

1 Sam. viii, 11. And he said, was fallen sick of his sickness give them flesh, that they may eat This will be the manner of the whereof he died. And Joash the & whole month

king that shall reign over you: He king of Israel came down unto Judges v, 15. And the princes of will take your sons, and appoint him, and wept over his face, and Issachar were with Deboral; even them for himself, for his chariots, said, O my father, my father, the

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charlot of Israel, and the horsemen Hosea xiv, 3. Asshor shall not by night, and compassed the city thereof.

save us; we will not ride upon about, And when the servant of

horses. Isa. xxi, 7. And he saw a chariot

the man of God was risen early, with a couple of horsemen,

Zech. x, 8. And they shall be as and gone forth, behold, an host and he hearkened diligently with mighty men, which tread down compassed the city both with much heed.

their enemies in the mire of the horses and chariots. And his ser

streets in the battle: and they vant said unto him, Alas, my Isa. xxii, 7. And it shall come to shall fight, because the LORD is master! how shall we do? pass, that thy choicest valleys with them, and the riders on 2 Kin. ix, 21, And Joram shall be full of chariots, and the horses shall be confounded. king of Israel, and Ahaziah king horsemen shall set themselves in

Rev. xix, 14. And the armies of Judah, went out, each in his array at the gate.

which were in heaven followed chariot, and they went out against Jer. iv, 29. The whole city shall him upon white horses, clothed in Jehu. flee for the noise of the horsemen fine linen, white and clean.

2 Chron. 1, 14. And Solomon and bowmen; they shall go into

gathered chariots and horsemen; thickets, and climb up upon the NOT INVINCIBLE.

and he had a thousand and four rocks: every city shall be forsaken, Jurges v, 22. Then were the hundred chariots, and twelve and not a man dwell therein,

horse-hoofs' broken by the means thousand horsemen. Jer. viil, 16. The snorting of his of the prancings, the prancings of 18a, xxii, 6, 7. And Elam bare horses was heard from Dan; the their mighty ones.

the quiver with chariots of men whole land trembled at the sound 18. XX, 7, 8. Some trust in cha- and horsemen, and Kir uncovered of the neighing of his strong ones; riots, and somein horses: but we will the shield. And it shall come to for they are come, and have de remember the nanie of the LORD pass, that thy choicest valleys voured the land, and all that is in our God. They are brought down shall be full of chariots, and the it; the city, and those that dwell and fallen: but we are risen, and horsemen shall set themselves in therein. stand upright.

array at the gate. Prov. xxi, 31. The horse is

(See under Horse.) Exek. xxiji, 6, 23. Which were clothed with blue, captains and prepared against the day of battle: rulers, all of them desirable young but safety is of the LORD.

ARTILLERY OR IRON WAR men, horsemen riding upon horses. Isa. xxx, 16. But ye said, No;

CHARIOTS.
The Babylonians, and all the for we will flee upon horses;
Chaldeans, Pekod, and Shoa, and therefore shall ye flee: and, We

Josh. xvil, 16, 18. And the chilKoa, and all the Assyrians with will ride upon the swift; therefore dren of Joseph said, The hill is them: all of them desirable young shall they that pursue you be not enough for us: and all the men, captains and rulers, great swift.

Canaanites that dwell in the land lords and renowned, all of them Isa. xliii, 17. Which bringeth of the valley have chariots of riding upon horses.

forth the chariot and horse, the iron, both they who are of BethEzek. xxvi, 11. With the hoofs army and the power; they shall shean and her towns, and they of his horses'shall he tread down lie down together, they shall not who are of the valley of Jezreel.

Thou shalt drive out the all thy streets: he shall slay thy rise: they are extinct, they are people by the sword, and thy quenched as tow.

Canaanites, though they have strong garrisons shall go down to

Micah v. 10. And it shall come

iron chariots, and though they be the ground.

to pass in that day, saith the LORD, strong.

that I will cut off thy horses out Judges I, 19. And the LORD was Ezek. xxxvili, 4, 15. And I will of the midst of thee, and I will with Judah; and he drave out the turn thee back, and put hooks destroy thy chariots.

inhabitants of the mountain; but into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, Zerubbabel, governor of Judah,

Haggai ií, 21, 22. Speak to could not drive out the inhabi

tants of the valley, because they horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour and the earth; And I will oversaying, I will shake the heavens had chariots of iron.

Judges iv, 3, 13. And the chileven a great company with buck lers and shields, all of them hand. I will destroy

the strength of the Lord for he had nine hundred

throw the throne of kingdoms, and dren of Israel cried unto the from thy place out of the north kingdoms of the heathen; and I chariots of iron; and twenty years parts, thou, and many people

with will overthrow the chariots, and he mightily oppressed the children thee, all of them riding upon horses and their riders shall come together all his chariots, even nino

those that ride in them; and the of Israel. And Sisera gathered horses, a great company, and a mighty army:

down, every one by the sword of hundred chariots of iron, and all his brother.

the people that were with him, Dan. xi, 40. And at the time of

from Harosheth of the Gentiles the end shall the king of the south

WAR CHARIOT. unto the river of Kishon. push at him and the king of the Joshua xi, 9. And Joshua did north shall come against him like unto them as the LORD bade him: COMMISSARIAT. a whirlwind, with chariots, and he houghed their horses, and

Joshua i, 10, 11. Then Joshua with horsemen, and with many burnt their chariots with fire. commanded the officers of the ships; and he shall enter into the

1 Kin. X, 26. And Solomon gath- people, saying, Pass through the countries, and shall overflow and ered together chariots and horse host, and command the people, pass over.

men: and he had a thousand and saying, Prepare you victuals; for Hosea i, 7. But I will have four hundred chariots, and twelve within three days ye shall pass mercy upon the house of Judah, thousand horsemen, whom he be- over this Jordan, to go in to posand will save them by the LORD stowed in the cities for chariots, sess the land, which the LORD their God, and will not save them and with the king at Jerusalem. your God giveth you to possess it. by bow, nor by sword, nor by 2 Kin. vi, 14, 15. Therefore sent Judges viii, 5-9, 15. And he said battle, by horses, nor by horse- he thither horses, and chariots, unto the men of Succoth, Give, I

and a great host: and they came I pray you, loaves of bread unto

men.

the people that follow me, for | LORD, and hast said, With the pass the city seven times, and the they be faint, and I am pursuing multitude of my chariots I am priests shall blow with the trumafter Zebah and Zalmunna, kings come up to the height of the moun- pets. And Joshua the son of Nun of Midian. And the princes of tains, to the sides of Lebanon, and called the priests, and said unto Succoth said, Are the hands of will cut down the tall cedar trees them, take up the ark of the Zebah and Zalmunna now in thereof, and the choice fir trees covenant, and let seven priests thine hand, that we should give thereof: and I will enter into the bear seven trumpets of rams' bread unto thine army? And lodgings of his borders, and into horns before the ark of the Gideon said, Therefore when the the forest of his Carmel.

LORD. And he said unto the peoLord hath delivered Zebah and

Jer. xxii, 7. And I will prepare ple, Pass on, and compass the city, Zalmunna into mine hand, then I destroyers against thee, every one and let him that is armed pass on will tear your, flesh with the with his weapons: and they shall before the ark of the LORD. And thorns of the wilderness and with cut down thy choice cedars, and it came to pass, when Joshua had briers. And he went up thence cast them into the fire.

spoken unto the people, that the to Penuel, and spake unto them likewise; and the men of Penuel

Jer. xlvi, 22. The voice thereof seven priests bearing the seven answered him as the men of Suc- shall go like a serpent; for they before the LORD, and blew with coth had answered him. And he shall march with an army, and the trumpets: and the ark of the spake also unto the men of Penuel..come against her with axes, as covenant of the LORD followed

of wood. saying, When I come again in

them. And the armed men went peace, I will break down this WAR TRUMPET. before the priests that blew with tower. And he came unto the

FORM AND USE.

the trumpets, and the rereward men of Succoth, and said, Behold

came after the ark, the priests Zebah and Zalmunna, with whom Num. X, 2-9. Make thee two going on, and blowing with the ye did upbraid me, saying, Are trumpets of silver, of a whole trumpets. And Joshua rose early the hands of Zebal and Zalmunna piece shalt thou make them: that in the morning, and the priests now in thine hand, that we should thou mayest use them for the took up the ark of the Lord. And give bread unto thy men that are calling of the assembly, and for seven priests bearing seven trumweary?

the journeying of the camps. And pets of rams' horns before the Judges xx, 10. And we will take when they shall blow with them, ark of the LORD went on continuten men of an hundred through-themselves to thee at the door of and the armed men went before out all the tribes of Israel, and an the tabernacle of the congregation. them; but the rereward came after thousand out

of ten thousand, to And if they blow but with one the ark of the Lord, the priests fetch victual for the people.

trumpet, then the princes, which going on, and blowing with the

are heads of the thousands of trumpets. And it came to pass at 2 Sam. xvii, 28, 29. Brought Israel, shall gather themselves the seventh time, when the priests beds, and basons, and earthen- unto thee. When ye blow an blew with the trumpets, Joshua vessels, and wheat, and barley, alarm, then the camps that lie on and flour, and parched corn, and the east parts shall go forward. the LORD hath given you the city.

said unto the people, Shout; for beans, and lentiles, and parched When ye blow an alarm the second pulse, And honėy, and butter, and time, then the camps that lie on sheep, and cheese of kine, for the south side shall take their

UNDER THE JUDGES. David, and for the people that journey: they shall blow an alarm Judges vi, 34. But the Spirit of were with him, to eat: for they for their journeyy. But when the the LORD came upon Gideon, and said, The people is hungry, and congregation is to be gathered to- he blew a trumpet; and Abi-ezer weary, and thirsty, in the wilder-gether, ye shall blow, but ye shall was gathered after him. not sound an alarm. And the sons

Judges vii, 8, 16-20. So the 2 Kings iil, 9, 10. So the king of of Aaron, the priests, shall blow people took' victuals in their Israel went, and the king of with the trumpets; and they shall

hand, and their trumpets: Judah, and the king of Edom: be to you for an ordinance for ever And he divided the three hundred and they fetched a compass of throughout your generations.

men into three companies, and he seven days' journey: and there And if ye go to war in your land, put a trumpet in every man's was no water for the host, and for against the enemy that oppresseth

hand.

And he said unto the cattle that followed them. you, then ye shall blow an alarm them, Look on me, and do likeAnd the king of Israel said, Alas! with the trumpets, and ye shall wise: and, behold,

when I come to that the LORD hath called these be remembered before the LORD the outside of the camp, it shall be three kings together, to deliver your God, and ye shall be saved that, as I do, so shall ye do. When them into the hand of Moab! from your enemies.

I blow with a trumpet, I and all Ezek. xxiii, 24. And they shall

that are with me, then blow ye the come against thee with chariots, ITS FREQUENT EMPLOY

trumpets also on every side of all wagons, and wheels, and with an

MENT.

the camp, and say, The sword of assembly of people, which shall set

the LORD, and of Gideon. So

UNDER MOSES. against thee buckler and shield

Gideon, and the hundred men and helmet round about: and I Num. xxxi, 6. And Moses sent that were with him, came unto will set judgment before. them, them to the war, a thousand of the outside of the camp in the beand they shall judge thee accord every tribe, them and Phinehas ginning of the middle watch; and ing to their judgments.

the son of Eleazar the priest, to they had but newly set the watch: Ezek. xxxviii, 7. Be thou pre- the war, with the holy instru- and they blew the trumpets, and pared, and prepare for thyself, ments and the trumpets to blow brake the pitchers that were in thou, and all thy company that in his hand.

their hands. And the three comare assembled unto thee, and be

panies blew the trumpets, and thou a guard unto them.

UNDER JOSHUA.

brake the pitchers, and held the Joshua vi, 4, 6-9, 12, 13, 16. And lamps in their left hands, and the PIONEERS.

seven priests shall bear before the trumpets in their right hands to 2 Kings xix, 23. By thy mes- ark seveu trumpets of rams' horns: blow withal; and they cried, The sengers thou hast reproached the and the seventh day ye shall com- I sword of the LORD, and of Gideon,

ness.

UNDER THE KINGS. warn the people; Then whosoever | not be with the heads of these 1 Sam. xiii, 3. And Jonathan heareth the sound of the trumpet, men? Is not this David, of whom smote the garrison of the Philis- and taketh not warning: if the they sang one to another in dances, tines that was in Geba, and the sword come, and take him away, saying, Saul slew his thousands, Philistines heard of it. And Saul his blood shall be upon his own and David his ten thousands? blew the trumpet throughout all head. He heard the sound of the Then Achish called David, and the land, saying, Let the Hebrews trumpet, and took not warning: said unto him, Surely, as the hear.

his blood shall be upon him. But Lord Ilveth, thou hast becn up2 Sam. 11, 28. So Joab blew a

he that taketh warning shall de- right, and thy going out and thy trumpet, and all the people stood liver his soul. But if the watch coming

in with me in the host is still and pursued after Israel no blow not the trumpet, and the found evil in thee since the day

man see the sword come, and good in my sight: for I have not more, neither fought they any

people be not warned; if the of thy coming unto me unto this more.

sword come, and take any person day: nevertheless the lords favour 2 Sam. xviii, 16. And Joab blew from among them, he is taken thee not. Wherefore now return, the trumpet, and the people re- away in his iniquity; but his blood and go in peace, that thou disturned from pursuing after Israel: will I require at the watchman's please not the lords of the Philisfor Joab held back the people. hand.

tines. And David said unto 2 Sam. xx, 1, 22. And there hap- Hosea v, 8. Blow ye the cornet Achish, But what have I done? and whose name was Sheba, the son Ramah: cry alond

at Beth-aven, thee unto this day, that I may not pened to be there a man of Belial, in Gibeah, and the trumpet in what hast thou found in thy serof Bichri, a Benjamite: and he after thee, o Benjamin. blew a trumpet, and said, We

Hosea viii, 1. Set the trumpet

go fight against the enemies of have no part in David, neither to thy mouth. He shall come as my lord the king? And Achish have we inheritance in the son of an eagle against the house of the know that thou art good in my

answered and said to David, I Jesse: every man to his tents, O LORD, because they have transIsrael. unto all the people iu her wisdom. passed against my law. Then the woman went gressed my covenant,

and tres sight, as an angel of God: notwith

standing the princes of the PhilisAnd they cut off the head of

tines have said, He shall not go Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast

Joel il, 1. Blow ye the trumpet up with us to the battle. Whereit out to Joab. And he blew a in Zion, and sound an alarm in fore now rise up early in the trumpet, and they retired from my holy mountain: let all the in- morning with thy master's serthe city, every man to his tent. habitants of the land tremble: for vants that are come with thee: And Joab returned to Jerusalem the day of the LORD cometh, for and as soon as ye be up early in unto the king. it is nigh at hand.

the morning, and have light, de2. Chron. xiil, 14. And when Amos ii, 2, But I will send a fire part. So David and his men rose Judah looked back, behold, the upon Moab, and it shall devour up early to depart in the morning, battle was before and behind: and the palaces of Kirioth: and Moab to return into the land of the they cried unto the Lord, and the shall die with tumult, with shout- Philistines. And the Philistines priests sounded with the trum- ing, and with the sound of the went up to Jezreel. pets. trumpet,

1 Kings xil, 22-24. But the word 1 Çor. xiv, 8. For if the trumpet of God came unto Shemalah the UNDER NEHEMIAH. give an uncertain sound, who man of God, saying, Speak unto Neh. iv, 18-20. For the builders. shall prepare himself to the Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, every one had his sword girded battle?

king of Judah, and unto all the by his side, and so builded. And

house of Judah and Benjamin, he that sounded the trumpet was

DISBANDING.

and to the remnant of the people, by me. And I said unto the

1 Sam. xxix, 1-11. Now the saying, Thus saith the LORD, Yé nobles, and to the rulers, and to Philistines gathered together all shall not go up, nor fight against is great and large, and we are Israelites pitched by a fountain house; for this thing is from me. the

rest of the people, The work their armies to Aphek: and the your brethren the children of separated upon the wall, one far which is in Jezreei. from another. therefore ye hear the sound of the by hundreds, and by thousands: to depart, according to the word

In what place lords of the Philistines passed on They hearkened therefore to the trumpet, resort ye thither unto

but David and his men passed on us: our God shall fight for us.

of the LORD.
in the rere-ward with Achish.
Then said the princes of the

1 Kings xxii, 36. And there P3. xlvil, 5. God is gone up with Philistines,

What

do these went a proclamation thronghout a shout, the LORD with the sound Hebrews here! And Achish said the host about the going down of of a trumpet.

unto the princes of the Philistines, the sun, saying, Every man to his Jer. iv, 19. My bowels, my Saul the king of Israel, which country.

Is not this David, the servant of city, and every man to his own bowels! I am pained at my very hath been with me these days, or heart; my heart maketh a noise in

2 Chron. xxv, 7-10. But there me; I cannot hold my peace, be- these years, and I have found' no came a man of God to him, saying, cause thou hast heard, o my soul, unto this day? And the princes go with thee; for the Lord

is not fault in him since he fell unto me O king, let not the army of Israel the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

of the Philistines were wroth with with Israel, to roit, with all the

him; and the princes of the Philis- children of Ephraim. But if thou Exek. vii, 14. They have blown | tines said unto him, Make this wilt go, do it, be strong for the the trumpet, even to make all fellow return, that he may go battle: God shall make thee fall ready; but none goe to the again to his place which thou hast before the enemy: for God hath battle: for my wrath is upon all appointed him, and let him not go power to help, and to cast down, the multitude thereof.

down with us to battle, lest in the And Amaziah said to the man of Ezek. xxxiil, 3-6. If when he battle he be an adversary to us: God, But what shall we do for the seeth the sword come upon the for wherewith should he reconcile hundred talents which I have land, he blow the trumpet, and I himself unto his master? should it I given to the army of Israel? And

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