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euro. And there as a row of the Jews: for the Jews la lagreed will meet with the children of building round about in them, already, that if any man did con- Israel, and the tabernacle shall be round about them four, and it was fess that lie was Christ, be should sanctified by my glory, And I made with boiling-places under be put out of the synagogue. will s.inctify the tabernacle of the the rows round about. Then said
congregation, and the altar: I will
John xii, 42. he unto me, These are the places of them that boil, where the mini- among the chief rulers also many sanctify also both Aaron and his sters of the house shall boil the believed on him; but because of sons, to minister to me in the sacrifice of the people.
the Pharisees they did not confess priest's ollice. And I will dwell him, lest they should be put out among the children of Israel, and of the synagogue.
will be their God. IV. John xvi, 2. They shall put to pass, as Moses entered into the
Exod. xxxill, 9, 10. And it came SYNAGOGUES.
you out of the synagogues: yea: tabernacle, the cloudy pillar der PLACES OF SABBATH WORSHIP. P3. Ixxiv, 8. They said in their killetli yon will think that be scended, and stood at the door of doeth God service,
the tabernacle, and the LORD hearts, Let us destroy them to
talked with Moses. And all tho gether: they have burnt up all the
people saw the cloudy pillar stand
V. synagogues of God in the land.
at the tabernacle-door: and all the Matth. iv, 23. And Jesus went PURPOSE OF TABERNACLE people rose up and worshipped, about all Galilee, teaching in their
every man in bis tent-door. synagogues, and preaching the AS THE SCENE OF GOD'S PRESENCE.
Exod. xxxiv, 2, 3. And be ready gospel of the kingdom, and beal
Gen. xxviii, 16, 17., And Jacob the morning unto mount Sinai,
in the morning, and come up in ing all manner of sickness and all awaked out of lils sleep, and he and present thyself there to me in manner of disease among the said, Surrly the Lord is in this people.
the top of the mount. And no place, and I knew it not. And he Matth. vi, 5. And when thou was afrald, and said, Ilow dread- belther let any man be seen
man shall come up with thee, prayest, thou shalt not be as the ful is this place! this is none other throughout all the mount; neither hypocrites are: for they love to but the house of God, and this is let the blocks and herds feed bepray standing in the synagogues the gate of heaven.
fore that mount. and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men.
Exod. iii, 8. And he said, Draw Lev. ix, 23. And Moses and Verily I say unto you, They have not night wither: put
off thy shoes Aaron went
into the tabernacle of from off thy feet, for tho place the congregation, and came out, their reward.
whereon thou standest is hoiy and blessed the people: and the Luke vii, 4, 5. And when they ground.
glory of the LORD appeared unto came to Jesus, they besought him
Exod. xix, 12, 13, 23--25. And all the people. Instantly, saying, That he was thou shalt 'set bounds unto the worthy for whom he should do people round about, saying, Take anto Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy
Lev. xvi, 2. And the LORD said this: For he loveth our nation, and heed to yourselves, that ye go not brother, that he come not at all he hath built us a synagogue. up into the mount, or touch the times into the holy place within
Luke x1, 43. Woe unto you, border of it: whosoever toucheth the vait before the mercy-seat, Pharisees: for ye love the upper- the mount shall be surely put to which is upon the ark, that he die most seats in the synagogues, and death. There shall not an Land not: for I will appear in the cloud greetings in the markets.
touch it, but he sball surely be upon the mercy-seat. Acts vi, 9. Then there arose it be beast or man, it shall not live: sabbaths, and reverence my sancstoned, or shot through; whether
Lev. xix, 30. Ye shall keep my certain of the synagogue, which is when the trumpet soundeth long, tuary: I am the LORD. called the synagogue of the Liber- they shall come up to the mount. tines, and Cyrenians, and Alex And Moses said unto the LORD, Lev. xxvi, 11, 12. And I will set andrians, and of thein of Cilicia the people cannot come up to my tabernacle among you: and iny and of Ásia, disputing with Ste-mount Sinai: for thou chargedst soul shall not abltor you. And I pen.
us, saying, Set bounds about the will walk among you, and will be Acts xill, 14. But when they mount, and sanctify it. And the your God, and yo shall be my departed from Perga, they came LORD said unto him, Away, get people, to Antioch in Pisidia, and went thee down, and thou shalt come Num. xi, 17. And I will come into the synagogue on the sabbath mp, thou, and Aaron with thee: down and talk with thee there: day, and sat down.
but let not the press and the and I will take of the spirit which Acts xv, 21. For Moses of old people break through to come up is upon thee, and will put it upon time bath in every city them that unto the LORD, lest he break forth them; and they shall bear the burpreach him, being read in the upon them. So Moses went down den of the people with thee, that synagogues every sabbath day. unto the people, and spake unto thou bear it not thyselt alone. them.
1 Chron. xxix, 1. Furthermore, PRESIDED OVER BY ELDERS-ONE Exod. xxiv, 1, 2. And he said David the king said unto all the OF WHOM IS CALLED THE CHIEF, unto Moses, Come up unto the congregation, Solomon my son, RULER.
LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and whom alono God bath chosen, is
Abihin, and seventy of the elders yet young and tender, and the Mark v, 22. And, behold, there of Israel: and worship ye afar off. work is great: for the palace is coneth one of the rulers of the And Mses alone shall come near not for man, but for the LORD Bynagogno, Jairus by name; and the LORD; but they shall not come God. wher ho saw him, he fell at his pighi, neither shall the people go feet.
2 Chron. vill, 11. And Solomon up with him.
bronglt up the dangliter of PhaEcod. XXV, 8. EXCOMMUNICATION.
And let them raoh out of the city of David unto
make me a sanctuary, that I may the house that he had built for John ix, 22. These words spake dwell among them.
her: for he said, My wife shall not his parents, because they feared Exod. xxix, 43--45. And there I l dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because the places are por offered burnt-offerings in the they shall eat thy froit, and they boly, whereunto the ark of the holy place unto the God of Israel. shall drink thy milk. LORD hath come. Wherefore the wrath of the LORD
Zech, xiv, 21. . . . . And in that was upon Judah and Jerusalem, day there shall be no more the Ps. xciii, 5. Thy testimonies are Very sure: holiness becometh and lie bath delivered them to Canaanite in the house of the
trouble, to astonishinent, and to LORD of hosts. thine house, O LOBD, for ever.
hissing, as ye see with your eyes. Jonah ii, 4. Then I said, I am For, lo, our fathers lave fallen by
Mark xi, 17. And be taught. cast out of thy sigbt; yet I will the sword; and our sons, and our saying unto them, Is it not written look again toward thy holy tem- daughters, and our wives, are in My house shall be called of all ple. captivity for this.
nations the honse of prayer? but
ye have made it a den of thieves. Acts vii, 33. Then said the Lord
Neh. xlil, 4-8. And before this, to him, Put off thy shoes from thy Eliashib the priest, having the
John il, 13-16. And the Jews feet: for the place where thou oversight of the chamber of the passover was at hand, and Jesus standest is holy ground.
And house of our God, was allied unto went up to Jerusalem, Heb. xil, 20, 21. (For they could Tobial: And he had prepared found in the temple those that not endure that which was com- for bim a great chamber, where sold oxen and sheep and dores manded, And if so much as & aforetime they laid the meat and the chaugers of money sitting: beast touch the mountain, it shall offerings, the frankincense, and And when he had made a scourge be stoned, or thrust through with the vessels, and the tilbes of the of small cords, he drove them all a dart: And so terrible was the corn, the new wine, and the oil, out of the temple, and the streep, sight, that Moses said, I exceed-(which was commanded to be and the oxen; and poured out the ingly fear and quake.)
given to the Levites, and the changer's money, and overthrew Rev. xxi, 3. And I heard a great singers, and the porters) and the the tables; And said unto them voice out of heaven, saying, Be offerings of the priests. But in that sold doves, Take these things
not my Father's hold, the tabernacle of God is all this time was not I at Jeru. bence; make with men, and he will dwell with salem: for in the two and thirtieth house an house of merchandise. them, and they shall be bis people, year of Artaxerxes king of Baby
Acts xxi, 27--29. And when the and God himself shall be with lon came I unto the klus, and seven days were almost ended, them, and be their God,
after certain days obtained I leave the Jews which were of Asia, of the king. And I came to Jeru. when they saw him in the temple,
salem, and understood of the evil stirred up all the people, and laid Num. xvi, 37-40. Speak onto that Eliashib did for Tobiah, in hands on uim, Crying ont, Men Eleazar the son of Aaron the preparing him a chamber in the of Israel, help: This is the max priest, that he take up the censers courts of the house of God. And that teacheth all men every where out of the burning, and scatter it grieved me sore; therefore against the people, and the law, thou the fire yorder, for they are cast forth all the household-stuff and this place: and further, hallowed. The cinsers of these of Tobiab out of the chamber.
brought Greeks also nto the sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates
Jer. vil, 11. Is this louse, which temple, and hath pollu.ed this for a covering of the altar; for is called by my name, become a holy place. For they had seen
the city they offered them before the den of robbers in your eyes? Be- before with him in Lord, therefore they are hallowed: hold, even I have seen it, saith Trophimus an Ephesian, whom
the LORD. and they shall be a sign unto the
they supposed that Paul had
brought into the templo children of Israel. And Eleazar Jer. II, 51. We are confounded, the priest took the brasen censers, because we have heard reproach:
Acts xxiv, 18. Wherenpon cer wherewith they that were burnt shame hath covered our faces; tain Jews from Asia found me had offered, and they were made for strangers are come into the purified in the temple, neither broad plates for a covering of the sanctuaries of the LORD's house. with multitude, nor with tumult. altar. To be a memoriai unto the children of Israel, that no stran. Lam. I, 10. Tho adversary bath ger, which is not of the seed of spread out his hand upon all her 1 Cor. Ill, 12-15, 17. Now if any Aaron, come near to offer incense pleasant things: for she hath seen man build upon this foundation before the Lord, that he be not that the heathen entered into her gold, silver, precious stones, wood, as Korah, and as his company; as sauctuary, whom thou didst com- hay, stubble; Every man's work the LORD said to him by the hand mand that they should not enter shall be made manifest: for the of Moses. into thy congregation,
day shall declare it, because it Ezek. 1x, 7. And he said unto fire shall try every man's work of
shall be revealed by fire; and the TO BE KEPT SACRED.
them, Detle the house, and fill what sort it is. 2 Chron. xxili, 6. But let none the courts with the slain: go ye work abide which be bath built
11 any man's come into the house of the Lord, forth. And they went forth, and thereupon, he shall receive a resave the priests, and they that slew in the city. minister of the Levites; they shall
ward. If any man's work shall be go in, for they are holy: but all the Ammonites, Hear the word bimself shall be saved; yet so as
Ezek. XXV, 3, 4. And say unto burnt, be shall suffer loss: but he the people shall keep the watch of the LORD.
of the Lord God; Thus saith the by fire. If any man defle the
Lord God, Because thou saidst, temple of God, him shall God de2 Chron. xxix, 6-9. For our Aha, against my sanctuary, when stroy: for the temple of God is fathers have trespassed, and done it was profaned; and against the Holy, which temple ye are. that which was evil in the eyes of land of Israel, when it was desothe LORD our God, and have for- late; and against the house of saken him, and have turned away Judah, when they went into cap
THE DIVINE PROMISE OF their faces from the habitation of civity; Bebold, therefore I will PROTECTION AND BLESSING the LORD, and turned their backs. deliver thee to the men of the Exod. XX, 24. Also they have shut up the doors east for a possession, and they where I record my name I will
in all places of the porch, and put out the shall set their paluces in thee, and come unto thee, and I will bless lamps, and have not burnt incense, make their dwellings in thee: thee.
1 Kings ix, 3. And the LORD | selves in psalms, and hymns, and them to the house of God, with said unto him, I have heard thy spiritual songs, singing and mak- the voice of joy and praise, with a prayer and thy supplication that ing melody in your heart to the multitude that kept boly-day. thou hast made before me: I have Lord.
Ps. xliii, 3, 4. O send out thy hallowed this house which thou
Col. III, 16. Let the word of light and thy truth; let them lead hast built, to put my name there for ever; and mine eyes and mine Christ dwell in you richly in all me; let them bring me unto the heart shall be there perpetually.
wisdom; teaching and admonish- holy bill, and to thy tabernacles.
ing one another in psalms, and Then will I go unto the altar of 2 Chron. vii, 12, 15, 16. And hymns, and spiritual songs, sing. God, unto God my exceeding joy: the Lord appeared to Solomon by Ing with grace in your hearts to yea, upon the harp will I praise night, and said unto him, I have the Lord.
thee, O God, my God. heard thy prayer, and have chosen Heb. x, 25. Not forsaking the
Ps. xlviii, 9. We have thought this place to myself for an house assembling of ourselves together, of thy loving-kindness, O God, in of sacrifice. Now mine eyes shall
as the manner of some is; but ex the midst of thy temple. be open, and mine ears attent horting one another: and so much Ps. Ixill, 1, 2. O God, thou art unto the prayer that is made in the more, as yo see the day ap. my God; early will I seek thee: this place. For now have I chosen proaching.
my soul thirsteth for thee, my and sanctified this house, that my
James v, 13. Is any among you flesh longeth for thee in a dry and name may be there for ever; and amicted? let him pray. Is any thirsty land, where no water is; mine eyes and mine heart shall be merry? let him sing psalms.
To see thy power and thy glory, there perpetually,
80 as I have seen thee in the Isa. 1v, 5. And the LORD will
sanctuary. create upon every dwelling-place Ps. xxvf, 6, 7. I will wash mine
P3. Ixxxiv, 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10. How of mount Zion, and upon her as hands in innocency: 80 will I com- amlable are thy tabernacles, O semblles, a cloud and smoke by pass thine altar, Ó LORD; That I LORD of hosts! My soul longeth, day, and the shining of a flaming may publish with the voice of yea, even fainteth, for the courts fire' by night: for upon all the thanksgiving, and tell of all thy of the LORD; my heart and my glory shall be a defence. wondrous works.
flesh crieth out for the living God. 1sa. Ixii, 8, 9. The LORD hath Ps. cxvill, 19, 20. Open to me Blessed are they that dwell in Bworn by his right hand, and by the gates of righteousness: I will thy house: they will be still pratsthe arm of his strength, Surely I go in to them, and I will praise ing thee. Selah. Blessed is the will no more give thy corn to be the LORD: This gate of the Lord, man whose strength is in thee; meat for thine enemies; and the Into which the righteous shall in whose heart are the ways of Bons of the stranger shall not enter.
them: They go from strength to drink thy wine, for the which Ps. cxxxil, 7. We will go into strength: every one of them in Zion thou hast laboured: But they that his tabernacles; we will worship appeareth before God. For a day have gathered it shall eat it, and at his footstool.
in thy courts is better than a praise the LORD; and they that
thousand. I had rather be a doorhave brought it together shall EXPERIENCE OF THE keeper in the house of my God, drink it in the courts of my holla WORSHIPPERS.
than to dwell in the tents of ness.
Neh. 1x, 3, 4. And they stood op Jer. xvil, 12. A glorious bigb in their place, and read in the book
P8. xcii, 13. Those that be plantthrone from the beginning is the of the law of the Lord their God ed in the house of the LORD shall place of our sanctuary. Jer. I, 23. The voice of them another fourth part they conone fourth part of the day; and flourish in the courts of our God.
Ps. cxxii, 1, 9. I was glad when that flee and escape out of the fessed, and worshipped the LORD they said unto me, Let us go into land of Babylon, to declare in Zion their God. Then stood up upon the house of the LORD. Because the vengeance of the LORD our the stairs, of the Levites, Jeshua, of the house of the LORD our God God, the vengeance of his temple. and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, I will seek thy good. Zech. ix, 8. And I will encamp Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Che.
Jer. vii, 2. Stand in the gate of about mine house because of the nani, and cried with a loud voice
the LORD's house, and proclaim army, because of him that passeth unto the LORD their God. by, and because of him that re
Ps. XXVI, 8. LORD, I have loved the word of the LORD, all ye of
there this word, and say, Hear turneth; and no oppressor shall the habitation of thy house, and Judah, that enter in at these gates pass through them any more: for the place where thine honour to worship the Lord. now have I seen with mine eyes. dwelleth.
P3. xxvII, 4, 6. One thing have Zeph. iii, 18. I will gather them TIE WORSHIP OF GOD IN I desired of the LORD, that will I that are sorrowful for the solemn HIS HOUSE.
seek after; that I may dwell in assembly, who are of thee, to
the house of the LORD all the days whom the reproach of it was a P3. c, 4. Enter into his gates the Lord, and to enquire in bis of my life, to behold the beauty of
· Luke xxlv, 53. And were concourts with praise: be thankful temple. For in the time of trouble tinually in the temple, praising unto him, and bless his name.
he shall hide me in his pavilion: and blessing God. Amen.
Acts xill, 15. And after the Eccles. V, 1. Keep thy foot shall be hide me; he shall set me reading of 'the Law and the Prowhen thou goest to the house of up upon a rock
phets, the rulers of the synagogue God, and be more ready to bear than to give the sacrifice of fools:
Ps. xlil, 3, 4. My tears have been sent unto them, saying, Ye men for they consider not that they do my meat day and night, while and brethren, if ye have any word they continually say unto me,
of exhortation for the people, say Ovil,
Where is thy God? When I re-on. 1 Cor. xlv, 40. Let all things member these things, I pour out Acts xvill, 19. And he came to be done decentiy, and in order. my soul in me: for I had gone Ephesus, and left them there: but Eph. V, 19. Speaking to your with the multitude; I went with he himself entered into the synagogue, and reasoned with the Lord had sent him to prophesy; | Silas by night unto Perea: who,
into the Jews,
and he stood in the court of the coming thither, went
Lord's house, and said to all the synagogue of the Jews. 2 Kings xix, 14. And Hezekiah people. received the letter of the band of
Jer. xxvi, 7. So the priests and 1 Sam. xxi, 7. Now a certain the messengers, and read it: and the prophets and all the people man of the servants of Saul ras Ilezekiah went up into the house bearii Jereiniah speaking these there that day, detaiced before of the LORD, and spread it before words in the house of the LORD. the LORD; and his name was Doeg, the LORD. 2 Chron. xx, 5. And Jehosha midow of about fourscore and berdmen that belonged to Suul.
Luke 11, 37. And she was a an Edomite, the chiefest of the phat stood in the congregation of Judah and Jerusalem, in the from the temple, but served God stood upon a pulpit of rood, which
four years, which deparied not Neh, vill, 4. And Ezra the scribe house of the LORD, before the
with fastings and prayers night they had made 1or the purpose; new court. and day,
and beside bien stood Mattilaiali, 2 Chron. xxix, 20. Then Heze
Acts iii, 1. Now Peter and John and Shema, and Adalah, and kiah the king rose early, and
Urijal, and Illkiah, and Afa3eegathered the rulers of the city, went up together into the temple and went up to the house of thie at the
hour of prayer, being the iah, on his right hand; and on his ninth hour,
leit band, Pedaiab, and Mishael, LORD.
and Malchial, and Hasbun, and Jer. xix, 14. Then come Jere- Acts xvil, 10. And the brethren
Hashtadana, Zechariah, miah from Tophet, whither the immediately sent away Puul and Meslullam.
It should bring forth grapes, vant: and they beat him also, and VINEYARD.
brought it forth will grapes? And ontrealed him shanefully, and
now go to; I will tell you what I sent him away empty. And again AN EARLY AND COMMON POSSESSION. will do to my vineyarı: I will he sent a thiru: and they wounded
Gen. ix, 20. And Noah began take away the hedge thereof, and him also,ʻund cast him out. to be an husbandman, and he it shall be eaten up; and break planted a vineyard. down the wall thereof, and it shall
TIIE VINE. Num. XVI, 14. Moreover thou be trodden down: And I will lay hast not bronght us into a land it waste: it shall not be pruned Gen. x1, 9. 10. And the chief that floweth with milk and honey, nor dig zed; but there slali come butler told his dream to Joseph, or given us inheritance of fields up briers and thorns: I will also and said to blin, In my dream, and vineyards: wilt thou put out command the clouds that they i behold, a vine cas before me; the eyes of these men? we will rain no rain vpon it. For the | And in the vine rere three not come up.
vineyard of the LORD of hosts is branches: and it was as though it 1 Kings xxi, 1. And it came to
the liouse of Israel, and the ineu budded, and her blossoms slot pars alter these things, that Na
of Judab liis pleasant plant: and forth; and the clusters thereof both the Jezreelite bad a vine de looked for judgment, but be brought forth ripe grapes. yard, which was in Jezreel, hard hold oppression; for righteousness,
Num. xlli, 23, 24. And they by the palace of Ahab king of bat behold a cry. Yen, ten acres Samaria.
of vineyurd shall yield one bath, came unto the brook of Eancoi, 2 Kings v, 26. And he said unto yield an ephiah. and the seed of an liomer shali and cut down from thence á
branch with one cluster of grapes, him, Went' not mine heart with
and they bare it between two thee, when the man turned again plant viues upon the mountains of the pomegranates, and of the figs.
Jer. XXXI, 5. Thou shalt yet upon a staff; and they brought of from his chariot to meet ther? I8 Samaria: the planters shall plant, The place was called the brook it a time to receive money, and to and shall eat them as common Eshcol, becanse of the cluster of receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and things.
grapes which the children of oxen, and men - servants, and
Amos 7. 11. ...... Ye have Israel cut down from thence. maid-servants?
planted pleasant vineyards, but 1 Kings iv, 25. And Judah and Cant. vii, 12. Let us get up ye shall not drink wine of them. Israel dwelt safely, every man early to the vineyards; let us see
Matth. xxi, 33, 35-41. Hear an- under his vine and under his fig. if the vine fourish, whether the other parable: There was a cer- tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, tender grape appear, and the tain householder, which planted all the days of Solomon. pomegranates bud forth: there a vineyard, and liedged it round
Çant. vi, 11. I went down into will I give thee my loves.
about, and digged a wine-press in the garden of nuts to see the Çant. viii, 11. 12. Solomon had it, and built a tower, and let it out fruits of the valley, and to see & vineyard at Baal-hamon; lie let far country. And the husband the pomegranates budded:
to husbandmen, and went into a whether the vine flourished, and ont the vineyard unto keepers: every one for the fruit thereof men took his servants, and beat
killed another, and
Ezeke. xv, 2, 6. Son of man was to bring a thousand pieces of stoned another. Agnin, he sent What is the yine tree more than mine, 13 before me: thon, o Soloand they did unto them likewise. is among the trees of the forest? mun, must hare & thousand, and But last of all he sent unto them Therefore thus suith the Lord those that keep the fruit thereof his son, saying, They will rever. God, as the finestree, among the
ence my son. Eccles, 11, 4. I made me great husbandmen saw the son, they given to the fire tor fuel, so will works I builded me houses: I said among themselves, Tuis 18 I give the inhabitants of Jeruplanted me vineyards.
salem. the heir: come, let us kill him, Isa. V, 1.--7, 10. Now will I sing and let us seize on bis inberitance. Hosea xiv, 7. They that dwell to my well-beloved a song of my And they caught him, and cast under his shadow shall return; beloved touching his vineyard. him out of the vineyard, and slew they shall revive as the corn, and My well-beloved hath a vineyard him. When the lord therefore of grow as the viue: the scent therein a very fruitful hill: And he the vineyard cometh, what will of shall be as the wine of Lebanon. fenced it, and gathered out the he do unto thoso husbandmen? stones thereof, and planted it with They say unto him, He will the choicest vine,and built a lower miserably destroy those wicked Gen. xlix, 11. Binding his foal in the midst of it, and also made men, and will let out his vineyard unto the vine, and his ass's colt a wine-press therein: and he look-unto other husbandmeu, which into the choice viue; no washed ed that it should bring forth shall reniler him the fruits in his garments in wine, and his grapes, and it brought forth their seasons.
clothes in the blood of grapes. wild grapes. And now, o inhabi. Lule xx, 10--12. And at th Deut. xxxil, 32. For their vine tants of Jerusalem, and men of season he sent a servant to the is of the vine of Sodom, and of Judah, jadga, I pray you, betwixt husbandmen, that they should the fields of Gomorrah: their me and my vineyard, What give blin of the fruit of the vine-Erapes are grapes of gall, their conld have been done more to my yard: but the husbandmen beat clusters are bitter. vineyard, that I have not done in inim, and sent him away empty. Job xv, 33. He shall shake off 103 wherefore, when I looked that, and again be sent another ser-his unripe grape as the vine, and