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the man of God answered, The 1 Chron. vii, 7, 9, 11, 40. And came in tinto the danghters of LORD is able to give thee much the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi. men, and they bare children to more than this. Then Amaziah and Uzzlel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, them, the same became mighty separated them, to wit, the army five; heads of the house of their men 'which were of old, men of that was come to him out of fathers, mighty men of valour; renown. Ephraim, to go home again; where- and were reckoned by their

Gen. xxxiv, 26-27. And it came fore their anger was greatly kin- genealogies twenty and two thou, to pass on the third day, when dled against Judah, and they re- sand and thirty and four. And they were sore, that two of the turned home in great anger. the number of them, after their song of Jacob, Simeoa and Levi, Jer. xli, 13, 14. Now it came to heads of the house of their fathers, his sword, and came upon the

genealogy by their generations, Dinah's brethren, took each man pass, that when all the people mighty men of valour, was twenty city boldly, and slew all the males. which were with Ishmael saw thousand and two hundred. All And they slew Hamor and SheJohanan the son of Kareah, and these tho sons of Jediacl, by the chem his son with the edge of the all the captains of the forces that heads of their fathers, "mighty sword, and took Dinah out of Shewere with him, then they were glad. So all the people that Ish- thousand and two hundred sol- sons of Jacob came upon the

men of valour, were seventeen chem's house, and went out. The mael had carried away captive diers, fit to go out for war and slain, and spoiled the city, because from Mizpah cast about and re

battle. turned, and went unto Johanan dren of Asher, heads of their

All these were the chil- they had defilled their sister. the son of Kareah. father's house, choice and mighty Gileadite was a mighty man of

Judges xl, 1. Now Jephthah the men of valour, chief of the princes. valour, and he was the son of an ANCIENT VALOUR. And the number throughout the harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah. IN TROOPS.

genealogy of them that were apt Josh. I, 14. Your wives, your twenty and six thousand men. to the war and to battle was

Judges xv, 15-20. And he found

a new jawbone of an ass, and put little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses

2 Chron. xili, 3. And Abijah set slew a thousand men therewith.

forth his hand, and took it, and gave you on this side Jordan; but the

battle in array with an army And Samson said, with the jawbono ye shall pass before your brethren of valiant men of war, even four of an ass, heaps upon heaps, with armed, all the mighty men of hundred thousand chosen.. men: the jawbone of an ass have i slain valour, and help them. Josh. viii, 3. So Joshua arose, dred thousand chosen men, being speaking, that he cast a way the array against him with eight bun- a thousand men. And it came to

pass, when he had made an end of and all the people of war, to go mighty men of valour. up against Ai: and Joshua chose

jawbone out of his hand and called out thirty thousand mighty men

2 Chron. xxxii, 3. He took coun- that place Rameth-lehi. And he of valour, and sent them away

by sel with his princes

and his mighty was sore athirst, and called on the night.

men to stop the waters of the LORD, and said, Thou hast given Josh, x, 7. So Joshua ascended fountains which were without the this great deliverance into the from Gilgal, he, and all the people

city: and they did help him. hand of thy servant; and now of war with him, and all the

Neh. xi, 14. And their brethren, shall I die for thirst, and fall into mighty men of valour.

mighty men of valour, an hundred the hand of the upcircumcised? 2 Sam. x, 7. And when David seer was Zabdiel, the son of one that was in the jaw, and thero

twenty and eight: and their over- But God clave an hollow place heard of it, he sent Joab, and all of the great men. the host of the mighty men.

came water thereout; and when he

had drunk, his spirit came again, 2 Sam. xvi, 6. And he cast

and ho revived: wherefore ho stones at David, and at all the

2 Chron. XXVI, 17. And Azariah called the name thereof Enservants of king David: and all the priest went in after him, and hakkore, which is in Lehi unto the people and all the mighty with him fourscore priests of the this day. And he judged Israel in men were on his right hand and Lond, that were vallant men.

the days of the Philistines twenty on his left.

Ps. III, 6. I will not be afraid of years. 2 Sam. xx, 7. And there went ten thousands of people, that have

1 Sam. xvi, 18. Then answered out after him Joab's men, and the sot themselves against me round one of the servants, and said, Cherethites, and the Pelethites, about.

Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse and all the mighty men: and they P3. xxvii, 3. Though an host the Beth-lehemite that is cunning went out of Jerusalem, to pursue should encamp against me, my in playing, and a mighty valiant after Sheha the son of Bichri. heart shall not fear; though war man, and a man of war, and pru

should rise against me, in this dent in matters, and a comely por1 Kings i, 8, 10. But Zadok the will I be confident.

son, and the LORD is with him. priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet,

Çant. ill. 7. Behold his bed, 1 Sam. xxvi, 15. And David said and Shimel, and Rei, and the which is Solomon's; threescore to Abner, Art not thou a valiant

valiant men are about it, of the man? and who 18 like to thee in mighty men which belonged to

Israel? wherefore then hast thou David, were not with Adonijah. Valiant of Israel. Bnt Nathan the prophct, and Nah. 11, 3. The shield of his not kept thy lord the king? for Benaiah, and the mighty men, and mighty men is made red, the there came one of the people in to Solomon his brother, he called valiant men are in scarlet: the destroy the king thy lord. not.

chariots shall be with faming 1 Kings i, 42. And while he yet 1 Chron. V, 24. And these were

torches in the day of his prepara-spake, behold, Jonathan the son the heads of the house of their tion, and the fir trees shali bei of Abinthar the priest came and fathers, even Epher, and Ishi, and terribly shaken.

Adonijah said unto him, Come in; Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah,

for thou art a valiant man, and and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel,

IN HEROES.

bringest good tidings. mighty inen of valour, famous Gen. vi, 4. There were giants in 1 Kings xi, 28. And the man men, and heads of the house of the earth in those days; and also Jeroboam was a mighty man of thelr fathers.

after that, when the sons of God / valour; and Solomon seeing the young man that he was indus-, But he stood in the midst of the the Gilonite, Hezrai the Carmeltrious, he made him ruler over ground, and defended it, and slew ite, Paaral the Arbite, Igal the all the charge of the house of the Philistines: and the LORD son of Nathan of Zobah, Bani the Joseph.

wrought a great victory. And Gadite, Zelek the Ammonite, 2 Kings v, 1. Now Naaman, three of the thirty chief went down, Nahari tho Beerothite, armourcaptain of the host of the king of and came to David in the harvest bearer to Joab the son of Zeruiah, Syria, was a great man with his time unto the cave of Adullam: Ira an Ithrite, Gareb an Ithrito, master, and honourable, because and the troop of the Philistines Uriah the littíte: thirty and seven by him the LORD had given de- pitched in the valley of Rephaim. in all. liverance unto Syria: he was also Aud David was then in an hold,

HEROINES. a mighty man in valour, but he was and the garrison of the Philistines a leper.

was then in Beth-lehem. And Judges iv, 6-10, 14, 17, 18, 21, 22. 1 Chron. vii, 2. And the sons of

David longed, and said, Oh that And she sent and called Barak the

one would give me drink of the son of Abinoam out of KedeshTola; Uzzi, and Repbalah, and water of the well of Beth-lehem, naphtali, and said unto him, Hath Jeriel, and "Jahmal

, and

Jibsam, which is by the gate! And the not the LORD God of Israel comand Shemuel, heads of their three mighty men brake through manded, saying, Go and draw tofather's house, to wit, of Tola: they the host of the Philistines, and ward mount Tabor, and take with were valiant men of might in their drew water out of the well of thee ten thousand men of the generations; whose number was Beth-lehem, that was by the gate, children of Naphtali and of the in the days of David two and twenty thousand and six bundred.

and took it, and brought it to children of Zebulun?

David: nevertheless he would not draw unto thee to the river 1 Chron. viii, 40. And the sons drink thereof, but poured it out Kishon Sisera, the captain of of Ulam were mighty men of unto the LORD. And he said, Be Jabin's army, with his chariots valour.

it far from me, O LORD, that I and his multitude; and I will de1 Chron. xi, 12-14, 26. And after should do this is not this the liver him into thine hand. And him was Eleazar the son of Dodo, blood of the men that went in Barak said unto her, If thou wilt the Ahohite, who was one of the jeopardy of their lives? therefore go with me, then I will go: but if three mighties. He was with he would not drink it. These thou wilt not go with me, then I David at Pas-dammim, and there things did these three mighty will not go. And she said, I will the Philistines were gathered to men. And Abishai, the brother of surely go with thee: notwithstandgether to battle, where was a Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief ing the journey that thou takest parcel of ground full of barley; among three. And he lifted up shall not be for thine honour; for and the people fled from before his spear against three hundred, the Lord shall sell Sisera into the Philistines. And they set and slew them, and had the name

the hand of a woman. And Dethemselves in the midst of that among three. Was he not most borah arose, and went with Barak parcel, and delivered it, and slew honourable of three? therefore he to Kedesh. And Barak called the Philistines; and the LORD was their captain: howbeit he at-Zebulun and Naphtall to Kedesh; saved them by a great deliverance. tained not unto the first three. an went up with ten thouAlso the valiant men of the armies And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, sand men at his feet, and Deborah were Asahel the brother of Joab, the son of a valiant man, of Kabwent up with him. And Deborah Elhanan the son of Dodo of Beth- zeel, who had done many acts, he said unto Barak, Up; for this is the lehem.

slew two lion-like men of Moab: day in which the LORD hath de2 Chron. xvii, 17. And of Ben- he went down also and slew a lion livered Sisera into thine hand; is not jamin; Eliada a mighty man of in the midst of a pit in time of the LORD gone out before thee? valour.

snow. And he slew an Egyptian, So Barak went down from mount

a goodly man: and the Egyptian Tabor, and ten thousand men after RECORD OF DAVID'S

had a spear in his hand; but he him. Howbeit Sisera fled away on

went down to him with 'a staff, his feet to the tent of Jael the HEROES.

and plucked the spear out of the wife of Heber the Kenite: for 2 Sam. xxiii, 8-21, 23–39. These Egyptian's hand, and slew him there was peace between Jabin be the names of the mighty men with his own spear. He was more the king of Hazor and the house whom David had: The Tachmon honourable than the thirty, but he of Heber the Kenite. And Jael ite that sat in the seat, chief attained not to the first three: and went out to meet Sisera, and said among the captains; the same was David set him over his guard. unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn Adina the Eznite: he lift up his Asahel the brother of Joab was in to me; fear not. And when he spear against eight hundred, one of the thirty; Elhanan the son had turned in unto her into the whom he slew at one time. And of Dodo of Beth-lehem, Shammah tent, she covered him with a after him was Elcazar the son of the Harodite, Elika thé Harodite, mantle. Then Jael, Heber's wife, Dodo the Ahohite, one of the Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of took a nail of the tent, and took three mighty men with David, Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the an hammer in her hand, and went when they defled the Philistines Anethothite, Mebunnai the Hush- softly unto him, and smote the that were there gathered together athite, Zalmon the Ahohite, nail into his temples, and fastened to battlo, and the men of Israel Maharai the Netophathite, Heleb it into the ground: fór he was fast were gone away. He arose, and the son of Baanah, a Netophathite, asleep and weary. So he died. smote the Philistines until his Ittai the son of Ribai out of And, behold, as Barak pursued hand was weary, and his hand Gibeah of the children of Benja- Sisera, Jael came out to meet clave unto the sword:and the Lord min, Benaiah the Pirathonite, him, and said unto him, Come, wrought a great victory that day; Hiddai of the brooks of Gaash, and I will shew thee the man an l the people returned after him Abi-albon_the Arbathite, Azma- whom thou seekest. And when only to spoil. And after him was veth the Barhumite, Eliahba the he came into her tent, behold, Shammah the son of Agee the Shaalbonite, of the sons of hen

Sisera lay dead, and the nail was Hararite. And the Philistines Jonathan, Shammah the Hararite, in his temples. were gathered together into a Ahiam the son of Sharar the Judges V, 24. Blessed above troop, where was a piece of Hararite, Eliphelet the son of women shall Jael the wife of ground full of lentiles: and the Ahasbal, the son of the Maache- Heber the Kenite be, blessed shall peop.e fled from the Philistines. I thite, Eliam the son of Ahithophell she be above women in the tent.

Judges ix, 50-52. Then went against him, and kill him, then I have not proved them. Anl Abimelech to Thebez, and en- shall ye be our servants, and David put them off him. And he camped against Thebez, and took serve us. And the Philistine took his staff in his hand, and it. But there was a strong tower said, I defy the armies of Israel choose him five smooth stones within the city, and thither fled all this day; give me a man, that we out of the brook, and put them in the men and women, and all they may fight together. When Saul a shepherd's bag which he had of the city, and shut it to them, and all Israel heard those words even in a scrip: and his sling was and gat them up to the top of the of the Philistine, they were dis- in his hand: and he drew near tu tower. And

Abimelech came mayed, and greatly afraid. And the Philistine. And the Philis unto the tower, and fought against the Philistine drew near morning tine came on and drew near unte it, and went hard unto the door and evening, and presented him- David; and the man that båre the of the tower to burn it with fire. self forty days. And as he talked shield went before him. And And a certain woman cast a piece with them, behold, there came up when the Philistine looked abont, of a millstone upon Abimelech's, the champion, the Philistine of and saw David, he disdained him: head, and all to brake his scull. Gath, Goliath by name, out of the for he was but a youth, and ruddy,

Judges xi, 35, 36. And it came armies of the Philistines, and and of a fair countenance. Then to pass, when he saw her, that he spake according to the same said David to the Philistine. Thou rent his clothes, and said, Alas words: and David heard them. comest to me with a sword, and my daughter! thou hast brought and all the men of Israel, when with a spear, and with a shield: me very low, and thou art one of they saw the man, fled from him, but I come to thee in the name them that trouble me: for I have and were sore afraid. And the of the LORD of hosts, the God of opened my mouth unto the LORD, men of Israel said, Have ye seen the armies of Israel, whom thou and I cannot go back. And she this man that is come up? surely hast defied. This day will the said unto him, My father, if thou to defy Israel is he come up: and LORD deliver thee into mine hand; hast opened thy mouth unto the it shall be, that the man who kill- and I will smite thee, and take LORD, do

to me according to that eth hiin, the king will enrich him thine head from thee; and I will which hath proceeded out of thy with great riches, and will give give the carcases of the host of the mouth; forasmuch as the LORD hiin his daughter, and make his Philistines this day unto the fowls hath taken vengeance for thee of father's house free in Israel. And of the air, and to the wild beasts thine enemies, even of the chil. David spake to the men that stood of the earth; that all the earth dren of Ammon.

by him, saying, What shall be may know that there is a God in Who

done to the man that killeth this Israel. 2 Sam. xi, 21.

And all this assembly smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesh- reproach 'from Israel? for who is not with sword and spear: for the

Philistine, and taketh away the shall know that the LORD saveth eth? did not a woman cast a piece this uncircumcised Philistine, that battle is the Lord's, and he will of a millstone upon him from the he should defy the armies of the give you into our hands. And it wall, that he died in Thebez? why living God? And the people came to pass, when the Philistine went ye nigh the wall? then say answered him after this manner, arose, and came and

drew nigh to thou, Thy servant Uriah the saying, So shall it be done to the meet David, that David hasted, Hittite is dead also.

man that killeth him. And Eliab and ran toward the army to meet

his eldest brother heard when he the Philistine. And David put 1 Sam. 11, 1. And Hannah pray- spake unto the men; and Eliab's his hand in his bag, and took ed, and said, My heart rejoiceth anger was kindled against David, thence a stone, and slang it, and in the Lord, mine horn is exalted and he said, Why camest thou smote the Philistine in his forein the Lord: my mouth is enlarg. down hither? and with whom head, that the stone sunk into his ed over mine enemies; because I hast thou left those few sheep in forehead; and he fell upon his rejoice in thy salvation.

the wilderness? I know thy face to the earth. So David pre

pride, and thy naughtiness of vailed over the Philistine with a CHALLENGES.

thine heart; for thou art come sling and with a stone, and smote Judges 1, 12, 13. And Caleb said, battle. And David said, What there was no sword in the hand of

down that thou mightest see the the Philistine, and slew him; but He that smiteth Kirjath-sepher, have I now done? 18 thére not a David. Therefore David ran, and and taketh it, to him will I give cause? And he turned from him stood upon the Philistine, and Achsah my daughter to wife. And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the same manner; and the people the sheath thereof, and slew him,

toward another, and spake after took his sword, and drew it out of Caleb's younger brother, took it: and he gave him Achsah his answered him again after the and cut off his head therewith. fell down together. wherefore hearted? let him go and return hold upon them; all the inhablthat place was called Helkath- unto his house, lest his brethren's tants of Canaan shalt melt away. hazzurim, which is in Gibeou. heart faint as well as his heart. Fear and dread shall fall upon

former manner. And when the And when the Philistines saw daughter to wife.

words were heard which David their champion was dead, they 1 Sam. xiv, 6. And Jonathan spake, they rehearsed them before fled. said to the young man that bare saul: and he sent for him. And 2 Sam. ii, 13-16. And Joab the his armour, Come, and let us go David said to Saul, Let no man's son of Zeruiah, and the servants over unto the garrison of these heart fail because of him; thy ser- of David, went out, and met touncircumcised: it may be that the vant will go and fight with this gether by the pool of Gibeon; and LORD will work for us: for there is Philistine. And Saul said to they sat down, the one on the ono no restraint to the LORD to save David, Thou art not able to go side of the pool, and the other on by many or by few.

against this Philistine to fight the other side of the pool. And 1 Sam. xvii, 8-11, 16, 23-33, 38-42, with him: for thou art but a youth, Abner said to Joab, Let the young 45-51. And he stood and cried and he a man of war from his men now arise, and play before unto the armies of Israel, and youth. And Saul armed David us. And Joab said, Let them said unto them, Why are ye come with his armour, and he put an arise. Then there arose, and went out to set your battle in array? helmet of brass upon his head; over by number twelve of Benam not I a Philistine, and ye ser- also he armed him with a coat of jamin, which pertained to Ishvants to Saul? choose you a man mail. And David girded his boshеth the son of Saul, and for you, and let him come down to sword upon his armour, and he twelve of the servants of David. me. If he be able to fight with assayed to go; for he had not And they caught every one his me, and to kill me, then will we proved it. And David said unto fellow by the head, and thrust his be your servants: but if I prevail Saul, I cannot go with these; for sword in his fellow's side; so they

2 Kings x, 2-4. Now, as soon as Josh. v, 1. And it came to pass, them; by the greatness of thine this letter cometh to you, seeing when all the kings of the Amor-arm they shall be as still as a stone; your master's sons are with you, ites, which were on the side of till thy people pass over, O LORD and there are with you chariots Jordan westward, and all the till the people pass over, which and horses, a fenced city also, and kings of the Canaanites, which thou hast purchased. armour, Look even out the best were by the sea, heard that the E.cod. xxiii, 27. I will send my and meetest of your master's LORD had dried up the waters of fear before thee, and will destroy sons, and set him on his father's Jordan from before the children all the people to wliom thou shalt throne, and fight for your master's of Israel, until we were passed come, and I will make all thine house. But they were exceeding- over, that their heart melted, enemies turn their backs unto ly afraid, and said, Behold, two neither was their spirit in them thee. kings stood not before him: how any more, because of the children

Lev. XXVI, 36, 37. And upon then shall we stand? of Israel.

them that are left alive of you I 2 Kings xlv, 8-12. Then Amaz- Judges vil, 3. Now therefore go will send a faintners into their fah sent mossengers to Jehoash, to, proclaim in the ears of the hearts in the lands of their the son of Jelioahaz son of Jehn, people, saying, Whosoever is fear-| enemies; and the sound of a shaken king of Israel, saying, Come, let ful and afraid, let him return, and leaf shall chase tbem; and they us look one another in the face. depart early from mount Gilead. shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; And Jehoash the king of Israel And there returned of tlie people and they shall fall when none seut to Amaziah king of Judah, twenty and two thousand, and pursueth. And they shall fall one saying, The thistle that was in there remained ten thousand. upon another, as it were before a Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy Philistines heard that the chil

1 Sam. vil, 7. And when the sword, when none pursueth: and

ye shall have no power to stand daughter to my son to wife: and

before your enemies. there passed by a wild beast that dren of Israel were gathered to

gether to Mizpeh, the lords of the Deut. 11, 25. This day will I bewas in Lebanon, and trode down Philistines went up against Israel. gin to put the dread of theo and the thistle. Thou hast indeed emitten Edom, and thine heart heard it, they were afraid of the And when the children of Israel the fear of thee upon the nations

that are under the whole heaven, hath lifted thee up: glory of this, Philistines.

who slall here report of thee, and tarry at home: for why

and shall tremble, and be in shonldest thou meddle to thy

1 Sam. xill, 6, 7. When the men anguish because ofilee. hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even of Israel saw that they were in a thou, and Judah with thee?' But strait, (for the people were dis

Deut, xi, 25. There shall no man Amaziah would not hear. There- tressed.)

And some of be able to stand before you; for fore Jelioash king of Israel went the Hebrews went over Jordan to the LORD your God shall lay the up; and he and Amaziah king of the land of Gad and Gilead. As

fear of you and the dread of you Judah looked one another in the for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal, and upon all the land that ye shall face at Beth-shemesh, which be- all the people followed him tremb. tread upon, as be hath said unto longeth to Judah. And Judah ling.

you. was put to the worse before 1 Sam. xvil, 24. And all the men

Deut. xxv11,7. The LORD shall Israel; and they fled every man of Israel, when they saw the man,

cause thine enemies that rise up to their tents.

fled from him, and were sore against thee to be smitten be. afraid.

fore thy face: they shall come out COWARDICE. 1 Sam. xxiii, 3. And David's men against thee one way, and flee

before thee seven ways. Num. Xili, 31. But the men that said unto him, Behold, we be went up with him said, We be afraid here in Judah: nów much Josh. II, 9-11, 24. And she said not able to go up against the more then if we come to Keilah unto the men, I know that the people; for they are stronger than against the armies of the Philis- LORD hath given you the land, and we. tines?

that your terror is fallen upon us, Num. xxil, 2, 3. And Balak the 1 Sam. xxvili, 5. And when Saul and that all the inhabitants of the son of Zippor saw all that Israel saw the host of the Philistines, he land faint because of you. For we had done to the Amorites. And was afraid, and his heart greatly have heard how the Lord dried Moab was sore afraid of the peo- trembled.

up the water of the Red sea for ple, because they were many: and

you, when ye came out of Egypt;

1 Kings xxii, 82. And it came to Moab, was distressed because of pass, when the captains of the and what ye did unto the two the children of Israel.

chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that kings of the Amorites, that ucre Num. Xxxil, 8, 9. Thus did your they said, Surely it is the king or on the other side Jordan, Sihon fathers, when I sent them from Israel. And they turned aside to and Og, whom ye utterly destroy

ed. And as soon as we had heard Kadesh-barnea to see the land. fight against him; and Jehoshaphat these things, our hearts did melt, For when they went up unto the cried out.

neither did there remain any moro valley of Eshcol, and saw the Matth. xxvili, 4. And for fear of courage in any man, because of land, they discouraged the heart him the keepers did shake, and you; for the Lord your God, he is of the children of Israel, that they became as dead men.

God in heaven above, and in should not go into the land which

earth beneath. And they said the LORD had given them. ENEMIES OF ISRAEL TO BE unto Joshua, Truly the LORD hath Deut. 1, 28. Whither shall we go PANIC STRICKEN.

delivered into our hands all the up? our brethren have discouray- E.cod. xv, 14-16. The people land; for even all the inhabitants ed our heart.

shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow of the country do faint because of Deut. xx, 8. And the omcers shall take hold on the inhabitants us. shall speak further unto the peo of Pale tina. Then the dukes of 1 Sam. xlv, 15. And there was ple, and they shall say, What man Edom shall be amazed; the mighty trembling in the host, in the field, is there that is tearful and faint-'men of Moab, trembling shall take and among all the people: the

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garrison, and the spoilers, they and they cut off his head, and therewith; lest these uncircumcised also trembled, and the earth stripped off his armour, and sent come and thrust me through, and quaked; so it was a very great into the land of the Philistines abuse me. But his armourbearer trembling.

round about, to publish it in the would not; for he was sore afraid. 1 Chron. xiv, 17. And the fame house of their idols, and among Therefore Saul took a sword, and of David went out into all lands; the people. And they put his fell upon it. And when his and the Lord brought the fear of armour in the house of Ashtaroth: armourbearer saw that Saul was him upon all nations.

and they fastened his body to the dead, he fell likewise upon his Esther ix, 2. The Jews gathered wall of Beth-shan.

sword, and died with him. themselves together in their cities

2 Sam. 11, 21. And Abner said to 2 Sam. xviii, 15. And ten young throughout all the provinces of him, Turn thee aside to thy right men that bare Joab's

armour the king Ahasuerus, to lay hand hand or to thy left, and lay thee compassed about and smote Abon such as sought their hurt: and hold on one of the young men, and salom, and slew him. no man could withstand them; take thee his armour. for the fear of them fell upon all 1 Kings xxII, 38. And one washpeople. ed the chariot in the pool of

Luke xl, 22. But when a stronger Isa. xxx, 17. One thousand shall Samaria; and the dogs licked up than he shall come upon him, and flee at the rebuke of one; at the his blood; and they washed his overcome him, he taketh from rebuke of five shall ye flee. armour.

him all his armour wherein he Jer. xlix, 5, 37. Behold, I will

trusted, and divideth his spoils. bring a fear upon thee, saith the

KEPT IN A CITADEL. Rom. xiil, 12. The night is far Lord God of hosts, from all those

Neh. iii. 19. And next to him re- spent, the day is at hand: let us that be about thee; and ye shall be paired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the therefore cast of the works of driven out every man right forth; ruler of Mizpah, another piece darkness, and let us put on the and none shall gather up him that over against the going up to the armour of light. wandereth. For I will cause Elam armoury.

2 Cor. vi, 7. By the word of to be dismayed before their Çant. iv,

4. Thy neck is like the truth, by the power of God, by the enemies, and before them that seek tower of David' builded for an armour of righteousness on the their life: and I will bring evil armoury, whereon there hang a right hand and on the left. upon them, even my fierce anger, thousand bucklers, all shields of saith the Lord; and I will send the mighty men. sword after them, till I have con

THE CHRISTIAN ARMOUR

Isa, xxii, 8. And he discovered sumed them. the covering of Judah, and thou

AND WEAPONS. Ezek. xxxii, 9, 10. I will also vex didst look in that day to the ar- Eph. vi, 11-17. Put on the whole the hearts of many people, when I mour of the house of the forest. armour of God, that ye may be shall bring thy destruction among Isa. xxxix, 2. And Hezekiah was able to stand against the wiles of the nations, into the countries glad of them, and shewed them the devil. For we wrestle not which thou hast not known. Yea, the house of his precious things, against flesh and blood, but against I will make many people amazed

and all the house of his principalities, against powers, at thee, and their kings shall be armour, and all that was found in against the rulers of the darkness horribly afraid for thee, when I bis treasures.

of this world, against spiritual shall brandish my sword before

wickedness in high places. Wherethem; and they shall tremble at

foro take unto you the whole every moment, every man for his

CARRIED BY AN ESQUIRE.

armour of God, that ye may be able own life, in the day of thy fall. Judges ix, 54. Then he called to withstand in the evil day, and

Obad. 9. And thy mighty men, hastily unto the young man his braving done all, to slaud. Stand O Teman, shall be dismayed, tó armourbearer, and said unto him, thereforo, having your loins girt the end that every one of the Draw thy sword, and slay me, about with truth, and having on mount of Esau may be cut off by that men say not of me, A woman the breastplate of righteousness; slaughter.

slew him. And his young man And your feet shod with the pre

thrust him through, and he died. paration of the gospel of peace; ARMOUR

1 Sam. xiv, 7. And his armour-Above all, taking the shield of

bearer said unto him, Do all that faith, wherewith ye shall be ablo USUALLY WORN BY is in thine heart; turn thee; behold, to quench all the fiery darts of the SOLDIERS, AND COVETED BY I am with thee according to thy wicked. And take the helmet of heart.

salvation, and the sword of the THE VICTOR. 1 Sam. xvii, 54. And David took

1 Sam. Xvi, 21. And David came Spirit, which is the word of God. the head of the Philistine, and to Saul, and stood before him: and brought it to Jerusalem; but he he loved him greatly; and he be- THE VARIOUS PIECES OF put his armour in his tent. came his armourbearer.

ARMOUR. 1 Sam. xxi, 9. And the priest 1 Sam. xxxi, 6. So Saul died,

HELMET sald, The sword of Goliah the and his three sons, and his armourPhilistine, whom thou slewest in bearer, and all his men, that same 1 Sam. xvii,5, 38. And he had an

helmet of brass upon his head. the valley of Elah, behold, It is day together.

And Saul armed David here wrapped in a cloth behind 1 Sam. xiv, 1. Now it came to the ephod: if thou wilt take that, pass upon a'day, that Jonathan with his armour, and he put an take it: for there is no other save the son of Saul said unto the young

helmet of brass upon his head. .. that here. And David said, There man that bare his armour, Come, is none ljke that; give it me. and let us go over to the Philistines' Isa. lix, 17. For he put on

1 Sam. xxxi, 8-10. And it came garrison, that is on the other side. righteousness as a breastplate, to pass on the morrow, when tho But he told not his father.

and an helmet of salvation upon Philistines came to strip the slain, 1 Sam. xxxi, 4, 5. Then said Saul his head. that they found Saul and his unto his armourbearer, Draw thy Jer. xlvi, 4. Harness the horses; three sons fallen in mount Gilboa. I sword, and thrust me through and get up, ye horsemen, and

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