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the place of the Nethinims, and of forth of the commandment to re- | princes of Judah apon the wall the merchants, over against the store and to build Jerusalem unto and appointed two great com. gate Viphkad, and to the going up the Messiah the Prince shall be panics of them that gave thanks, of the corner. And between the seven weeks, and threescore and whereof one went on the right going up of the corner unto the two weeks; the street shall be hand upon the wall toward the sheep gate repaired the gold- built again, and the wall, even in duns gate: And after them went smiths and the merchants. troublous times.

Hoshaiah, and half of the princes of

Judith, And Axariah, Ezra, and Neh. iv, 10. And Judah sald, Amos ix, 11, 14. In that day will I The strength of the bearers of raise up the tabernacle of David min, and Shemaiah, and Jeremiah,

Meshullam, Judah, and Benjaburdens is decayed, and there is that is fallen, and close up the And certain of the priests' sons much rubbish; so that we are not breaches thereof; and I will raise with trumpets; namely, Zechariah able to build the wall.

up his ruins, and I will build it as the son of Jonathan, the son of Isa. xlv, 13. I have raised him in the days of old. And I will bring Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, up in righteousness, and I will again the captivity of my people the son of Michaiah, the son of

of Israel, and they shall build the Zaccur, the son of Asaph: And direct all his ways; he shall build my city, and he shall let go my and they shall plant vineyards and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, waste cities, and inhabit them; his brethren, Shemajah,

and captives, not for price nor reward, drink the wine thereof; they shall Nethandel, and Judah, 'Ilanani, saith the Lord of hosts.

also make gardens, and eat tho with the musical instruments of Isa. lviii, 12. And they that shall fruit of them.

David the man of God, and Ezra be of thee shall build the old

the scribe before them. And at waste places: thou shalt. raise up DEDICATION OF A REBUILT the fountain gate, which was over the foundations of many genera

a ainst them, they went up by tions; and thou shalt be called,


the stairs of the city of David, at The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

Nch. xli, 27-38, 40-42. And at the the going up of the wall, above

dedication of the wall of Jerusa- the house of David, even unto the 1sa. Ixi, 4. And they shall build lem they sought the Levites out water gate eastward. And the the old wastes, they shall raise up of all their places, to bring them other company of them that gave the former desolations, and they to Jerusalem, to keep the dedica- thanks went over against them, shall repair the waste cities, the tion with gladness, both with and I after them, and the half of desolations of many generations. thanksgivings, and with singing, the people upon the wall, from Ezek. XXXVI, 35, 36. And they with cymbals, psalteries, and with beyond the tower of the furnaces And the sons


of the even unto the broad wall; shall say, This land that was de harps. solate, is become like the garden of singers gathered themselves to stood the two companies of them Eden; and the waste and de- sether, both out of the plain that gave thanks in the house of solate and ruined cities are be

country round about Jerusalem, God, and I, and the half of the come fenced, and are inhabited, and from the villages of Neto- rulers with me: And the priests, Then the heathen that are left phathi; Also from the house of Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin,

Elioenai, Zechariah, Gilgal, and out of the fields of Michajah, round about you shall know that

Geba and ruined

Azmaveth; for the and Ilananiah, with trumpets; I the LORD build the places, and plant that that was singers had builded them villages And Maaseial, and Shemaiah,

. And and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehodesolate: I the Lord have spoken the priests and the Levitos puri- hanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, it, and I will do it.

fied themselves, and purified the and Ezer. And the singers sang Dan. ix, 25. Know therefore and people, and the gates, and the loud, with Jezrubiah their overunderstand, that from the going / wali. Then I brought up the seer.


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THE MUSTER. number of them that lapped, , assembly. For the people were

putting their hand to their mouth, numbered, and, behold, there were UNDER MOSES.

were three hundred men; but all none of the inhabitants of Jabesh. Num. xxxi, 1-5. And the LORD the rest of the people bowed down gilead there. And the congrega spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge upon their knees to drink water. tion sent thither twelve thousand the children of Israel of the Mid- And the LORD said unto Gideon, men of the valiantest, and com, ianites: afterward shalt thou be By the three hundred men that manded them, saying, Go and gathered unto thy people. And lapped will I save you, and deliver sinite the inhabitants of JabeshMoses spake unto the people, the Midianites into thine hand: gilead with the edge of the sword, saying, Arm some of yourselves and let all the other people go with the women and the children. unto the war, and let them go every man unto his place. So tho against the Midianites, and avenge people took victuals in their UNDER THE KINGS. the LORD of Midian. Of every band, and their trumpets: and he tribe a thousand, throughout all sent all the rest of Israel every messengers to Gibeah of Saul, and

1 Sam. xi, 4-8. Then camo the the tribes of Israel, shall ye send man unto his tent, and retained told the tidings in the cars of the to the war. So there were de those three hundred men: and the people: and all the people lifted livered out of the thousands of host of Midian was beneath him up their voices, and wept. And, Israel, a thousand of erery tribe, in the valley,

behold, sand came after the herd twelve thousand armed for war.

out of the field; and Saul said, BY COMMAND OF THE What aiith the people that they UNDER EIUD.

STATES' GENERAL. wcep? And they told him the Judges iii, 27. And it came to pass, when he was come, that he Judges xx, 1, 2, 8-11,15, 17. Then tidings of the men of Jabesh. And

the spirit of God came upon Saul blew a trumpet in the mountain of all the children of Israel went out, Ephraim, and the children of and the congregation was gather when he heard those tidings, and

his anger was kindled greatly. Israel went down with him from ed together as one man, froin Dan even to Beer-sheba, with the land hewed them in pieces, and sent

And he took a yoke of oxen, and the mount, and he before them.

of Gilead, unto the Lord in Miz- tiem throughout all the coasts of

And the chief of all the

people, even of all the tribes of Israel by the hands of messengers, Judges vi, 35. And he sent mes- Israel, presented themselves in saying, Whosoever cometh not sengers throughout all Manassch; the assembly of the people of God, forth after Saul and after Samuel,

his oxell. who also was gathered after him: four hundred thousand footmen so shall it be done unto

And the fear of the LORD fell on and he sent messengers unto that drew sword. And all the the people, and they came out Asher, and unto Zebulun, and un- people arose as one man, saying, to Naphtali; and they came up to We will not any of us go to his with one consent. And when he meet them. tent, neither will we any of us children of Israel were three hun

numbered them in Bezek, the Judges vii, 1-4, 6-8. Then turn into his house. But now this Jernbbaal, who is Gideon, and shall be the thing which we will dred thousand, and the men of

Judah thirty thousand. all the people that were with him, do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot rose up early, and pitched beside against it; And we will take ten 1 Chron. xii, 23-39. And these the well of Harod: so that the host men of an hundred throughout all are the numbers of the bands that of the Midianites were on the the tribes of Israel, and an hun were ready armed to the war, and north side of them, by the hill of dred of a thousand, and a thou- came to David to llebron, to turn Moreh, in the valley. And the sand out of ten thousand, to fetch the kingdom of Saul to himn, acLORD said unto Gideon, The peo- victuals for the people, that they cording to the word of the Lord. ple that are with them are too may do, when they come The children of Judah that bare many for me to give the Midian Gibeah of Benjamin, according to shield and spear were six thousand ites into their hands, lest Israel all the folly that they have and eight hundred, ady armed vaunt themselves against me, wrought in Israel. So all the to the war. Of the children of saying, Mine own hand hath say- men of Israel were gathered Simeon, mighty men of valour for ed me.

Now therefore go to, against the city, knit together as the war, seven thousand and one proclaim in the ears of the people, one man.

And the children of hundred. Of the children of Levi saying, Whosoever is fearful and Benjamin were numbered at that four thousand and six hundred. afraid, let him return and depart time out of the cities twenty and And Jehoiada was the leader of early from mount Gilead. And six thousand men that drew sword, the Aaronites, and with him were there returned of the people beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, three thousand and seven huntwenty and two thousand; and

which were numbered seven hun- dred; And Zadok, a young man, there remained ten thousand. dred chosen men. And the men mighty of valour, and of his father's And the Lord said unto Gideon, of Israel, beside Benjamin, wero house twenty and two captains. The people are yet too many; numbered four hundred thousand And of the children of Benjamin, bring them down unto the water,

men that drew sword: all these the kindred of Saul, three thouand I will try them for thee there were men of war.

sand; for hitherto the greatest and it shall be, that of whom I say Judges xxi, 8-10. And they part of them had kept the ward of unto thee, This shall go with said, What one is there of the the house of Saul. And of the thee, the same shall go with thee; tribes of Israel that came not up children of Ephrauim twenty thoutand of whomsoever I say unto to Mizpeh to the LORD? And, be sand and eight hundred, mighty thee, This shall not go with thee, hold, there cane none to the men of valour, famous throughout the same shall not go. And the camp from Jabesh - gilead to the the house of their fathers. And


of the half tribe of Manasseh | Reuben, and the Gadites, and half | Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty elghteen thousand, which were the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant min among the thirty, and over expressed by naine, to come and men, men able to bear buckler the thirty; and Jeremiah, and inike David king. And of the and sword, and to shoot with bow, Jahaziel, and Johanan, and Josichillen of Issachar, which were and skilful in war, vere four and bad the Gederatlite, Eluzii, and men that had understandling of the forty thousand seven hundred and Jerimoth, an l Bealiah, and Sheimes, to know what Israel ought threescore, that went out to the mariah, and Shephatiah the llarto do; the heads of them were two war.

uphite. Elkanah, and Jesial, and hundred; and all their brethren


Azareel, and Joezer, and Ja-hoilere at their commandment. Of

Gen. xiv, 14. And when Abram beam, the Korhites, “And Joelah, 2cbulun, such as went torth to heard that his brother was taken and Zebadiah, the sons of JeroDuitlo, expert in war, with all in-captive, he armed his trained ham of Gedor. And of the Gad. Firuinents of war, fifty thousand, sercants, born in his own house, ites there separated themselves which could keep rank: they were three bun ired and eighteen, and unto David into the hold to the not of double heart. And of pursued them unto D.in.

wilderness men of might and inen Vaphtall a thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear

Josh. iv, 12, 13. And the child of war fit for the battle, that

could handle shield and buckler, thirty and seven thousanl. And dren of Roubenand the children whose faces were lil:e the faces of of the Danites expert in war of Gard, and half the tribe of Ma- lions, and were as swift as the twenty and eight thousind and nasseh, passed over arred before

roes upon the mountains; Ezer six hundre 1. And of Asher, such the children of Israel, as, Muses the first, Obadiah the second, as went forth to battle, expert in spake unto them:

About forty Fiab the third, Mishmannah the war, forty thousind. And on the thousand prepared for war passed fourth Jeremiah tho ith, Attai other side of Jordan, of the Rell

over before the Lord unto battle, the sixth, Eliel the seventh. Jobonites, and the Gadites, and of to the plains of Jericho.

hanan the eighth, Czabad the the half tribe of Manassch, with

Judges ix, 4. And they gave ninth, Jeremiah thie tenth, all manner of instruinents of war him tlireescore and ten pieces of Machbanai the eleventh. These for the battle, an hundred and silver out of the house of Blal vere of the sons of Gad, captains tiventy thousand. All these men berith, wherewith Abimelech of the host: one of the least 11718 of war, that could keep rank, came hirel rain and light persons, over a hundred, and the greatest with a perfect bicart to liebron, to which followed him.

over a thousand. These are they make Divid kin: over all Israel: Julges xviii, 11. And there went that went over Jordan in the first and all the rest also of Israel were from thence of the family of the month, when it hud oversiown of one heart to make David king. Danites, out of Zorah and out of all his banks; and they put to And there they were with David Eshtaol, six hundred men ap- light all them of the valleys, both three days, eating and drinking: pointed with weapons of war.

toward the east, and toward the for their bretliron had prepared

West. And there came of the for them.

1 Sam. xvii, 13, 14. And the children of Benjamin and Julah

thrce eldest sons of Jesse went 1 Sam. xv, 4.5. And Saul gathered anal followed Saul to the battle: David went out to meet them,

to the hold unto Divid. And the people tozether, and number: anil the names of his three sons ed them in Teluim two hundred that went to the battle vere Ellab them, If ye bo come peaceably

and answered and sud unto thousind footmen, and ten thou. the firstborn, and next unto him unto mo to help me, mine heart sind men of Judah. And Sun! Abinadab, and the third Sham- shall be knit unto you: but if ye came to a city of Amalek, and laid mah. And David was the pows; De come to betray me to mine wait in the Valley.

est: and the three eldest followed enemies, seeing there is no wrong 1 Kin. xii, 21. And when Reho- Saul.

in mine hants, the God of our boam W.is come to Jerusalem, he 1 Sam. xxii, 2. And every one fathers look thereon, and rebuke assembled all the house of Judah, that wils in distress and every one it. Then the spirit came upon with the tribe of Benjamin, an that was in debt, and every one Amasai, who was chief of the caphindred and fourscore thousand that was discontented, gathered tains, and he said, Thine are we, chos in men, which were warriors, themselves into him; and he be- David, and on thy side, thou son to fight against the house of Israel, como a captain over them: and of Jesse: peace, peace be unto to bring the king lom again to there were with him about four thee, and peace be to thine hielpers; Rehobom the son of Solomon. hundred men.

for thy God helpeth thce. Then 1 Kin, xx, 13-15. And, behold, 2 Sam. xv, 11. And with Absalom Divid received them, and male

them captains of the bani. And there came a prophet unto Alub wen: two hundred men out of king of Israel, saying, Thus suith Jerusalem, that were called; and there fell some of Manasseli to the Lord, ILast thou scen all this they went in their simplicity, and David, when he came with the

Philistines against Saul to battle: great multitu le: behold, I will do they knew not any thing. liver it into thine hand this day;

but they helped them not: for the and thou shit know that I am the

1 Chron. xii, 1-22. Now these lords of the Philistines upon adLop, And Ahab said, By whom?

are they that came to David to visement sent him away, saying, And he said, Thus suith the Lord. Ziklaz, while he yot kept himself He will fall to his master saúl to

close beoiuse of Sul the son of the jcopardy of our hicas. As he Eren by the young men of the Kish: and they were among the went to Ziklas, there fell to him princes of the provinces. Then he said, who shall order the mighty men, helpers of the war. of Manasseh, Ainah, and Jozabad,

They icere armed with bows, and and Jediael, and Michael, ani bittle! Ant he answered, Thou. I could use both the right hand and Jozabad, and Elihu, and Zilthai, Then he number the young the left in hurling stones and captains of the thousands that men ofthe princes of the provinces,

And they and they were two hundred and shooting arrows out of a bow, even were of Manasseh.

of Saui's brethren of Benjamin. helped David aguinst the band thirty two; and after them ho

the roters: or they rere all numbered all the people, eren all The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, the children of Israel, being seven ite; and Jeziel, and Pelet, the captains in the host. the sons of Shemaah the Gibeath- nighty men of valour, and were

For at thousand,

sons of Azmaveth; and Berachah, that time day by day there 1 Chron. V, 19. The sons of I and Jehu the Antothite, And I came to David to help him, untu

sons were

tt 2023 a great host, like the host , and to all the cities of the Hivites, | Uzziah had an host of fighting of God.

and of the Canaanits: and they men, that went out to war by 2 Chron, xiii, 3. And Abijah set went out to the south of Judah, bands, according to the number tho battle in array with an army eren to Beer-sheba. So when of their account by tho hand of of valiant men of war, eren four they had gone through all the Jeiel the scribe and Marseiah the hundred thousand chosen men: land, they came to Jerusalem at ruler, under the hand of Hananiah, Jeroboam also set the battle in the end of nine months and twenty one of the king's captains. The array against him with eight days. And Joab gave up the sum whole number of the chief of the hundred thousand chosen men, of the number of the people unto fathers of the mighty men of being mighty men of valour. the king and there were in Israel valour were two thousand and

cight huntil thousand valiant six hundred. And under their STANDING ARJIY.

men that drew the yword; and the hand oras an army, three hundred LEGUN BY SAUL.

men of Judah were five hundred thousand and seven thousand and thousand men.

five hundred, that made war with 1 Sam. xii, 1, 2. Saul reigned one year, and when he had reign- the son of Jehoiada was over the against the enemy.

1 Chron. xviii, 17. And Benaiah mighty power, to help the king ed two years over Israel, Saul Cherethites and the Pelethites; chose hin three thousand men of and the sons of David were chief

FOREIGN ARMIES. Israel; achereof two thousand were about the king. with Sanl in Michmash and in

Erod. xiv, 8, 9. And the Lord

hardened the heart of Pharaoh mount Beth-el, and a thousand

COMPLETED UNDER THE were with Jonathan in Gibeab of

king of Egypt, and he pursued B njamin: and the rest of the


after the children of Israel: and people he sent every man to his army of men that bare targets and with an high hand. 2 Chron. xiv. 8. And Asa had an the children of Israel went out

But the tent. 1 Sam. xiv, 52. And there was dred thousand: and out of Ben- the horses and chariots of Pharaoh,

spears, out of Julah three hun- Egyptians pursued after them, all sore war against the Philistines jamin, that bare shields and drew and his horsemen, and his army, all the days of Saul: and when bows, two hundred and fourscore and overtook them encamping by Saul saw any strong man, or any thousind: all these were mighty the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before valiant man, he took him unto men of valour.

Baal-zephon. him.

2 Chron. xvii, 13-19. And he Judges vii, 12. And the MidianATTEMPED BY DAVID.

(Jehoshaphat] had much business ites, and the Amalekites, and all

in the cities of Judah: and the the children of the east, lay along 2 Sam. vill, 18. And Benaiah the inen of war, mighty men of valour, in the valley like grasshoppers for son of Jehoida was over both the were in Jerusalem. And these multitude; and their camels were Cherethites and the Pelethites: are the numbers of them accord- without number, as the sand by and David's

chief ing to the house of their fathers: the sea-side for multitude. rulers.

Of Judah, the captains of thoni- 1 Sam. xiii, 5. And the Philis2 Sam. xx, 23. Now Joab was sands; Amnah the chief, and with tines gathered themselves toover all the host of Israel; and him mighty men of valour three gether to fight with Israel, thirty Benniah the son of Jehoiada uas hundred thousand. And next to thousand chariots, and six thouover the Cherethites and over the hiin was Jehohanan the captain, sand horsemen, and people as the Peleihites.

and with him two hundred and sand which is on the sca shore in 2 Sam. xriv, 1-9. And again the fourscore thousand. And next multitude: and they came up, and anger of the LORD was kindled him was Amasiah the son of pitched in Michmash, eastward ariinst Israel, and he moved Zichri, who willingly offered him- from Beth-aven. David asuinst them to say, Go, self unto the Lord; and with him number Israel and Judah.' For two hundred thousand mighty men the Philistine's had put the battle

1 Sam. xvil, 21. For Israel and the king said to Joab the captain of valour.

And of Benjamin; in array, army against army. of the host, which was with him, Eliada a mighty man of valour, Go row through all the tribes or and with him armed men with 1 K’ings xx, 1. 27. And BenIsrael, from Dan even to Beer- bow and shield two hundred thou- hadad the king of Syria gathered shcba, and number ye the people. sand. And next him was Jehoz. all his host together; and there that I may know the number of abad, and with him an hundred were thirty and two kings with the people. And Joab sa unto and fourscore thousand ready him, and horses, and chariots: and the king, Now the LORD thy God prepared for the These he went up and besieged Samaria, add unto the people, how many waited on the king, beside those and warred against it. And the soever they be, an hundred-fold, whom the king put in the fenced children of Israel were numbered, and that the eyes of my lord the cities throughout all Judah. and were all present, and went

against them:

but the king may see it: but why doth my 2 Chron. xxv, 5. 6. Moreover Syrians filled the country. lori the king delight in this thing? Amaziah gathered Judah together, Notwithstanding the king's word and made them captains over

2 Kings iii, 21. And when all prevailed against Joab, and against thousands, and captains over hun- the Moabites heard that the kings The captains of the host. And dreds, according to the houses of were come up to fixht against Joab and the captains of the host their fathers, throughout all.Judah them, they gathered all that were went out from the presence of and Benjamin: an i he numbered able to put on armour, and upthe king, to number the people of them from twenty years old and ward and stood in the border. Israel. And they passed over Jor-above, and found them three hun- 2 Kings xxiii, 29. In his days tan, and pitchell in Aroer, on the dred thousand choice men, able Pharaoh-nechoh king of Egypt right side of the city that lieth in to go forth to war, that could | went up against the king of the midst of the river of Gad, and handle spear and shield. He Assyria to the river Euphrates: toward Jazer: Then they came to hired also an undred thousand and king Josiah went against Gilead, and to the land of Taltim-mighty men of valour out of him; and he slew him at Megiddo, hodshi; and they came to Dan Israel for an hundred talents of when he had seen him. jaan, and about to Zidon, And silver.

2 Kings xxiv, 2. And the LORD came to the strong hold of Tyre, 2 Chron. xxvi, 11-13. Moreover sent against him bands of the



Chaldees, and bands of the after certain years with a great, may fight against the Canaanites; Syrians, and bands of the Moab-army and with much riches. And and I likewise will go with thee ites, and bands of the children of he shall stir up his power and his into thy lot. So Simeon went Ammon, and sent them against courage against the king of the with him. Judah to destroy it, according to south with a great army, and the the word of the Lord, which he king of the south shall be stirred the children of Anmon saw that

2 Sam. x, 6, 15, 16, 19. And when spake by his servants the pro- up to battle with a very great they stank before David, the chilphets.

and mighty army; but he shall dred of Ammon sent and hired the 2 Chron. xii, 2, 3. And it came

not stand: for they shall forecast Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the to pass, that in the fifth year of devices against him.

Syrians of Zoba, twenty thousand king Rehoboam Shishak king of

Joel i, 6. For a nation is come footmen, and of king Maacah a Egypt came up against Jerusalem, up upon my land, strong, and thousand men, and of Ish-lob because they had transgressed without number.

twelve thousand men. And when against the LORD. With twelve Rev. ix, 16. And the number of the Syrians saw that they were hundred chariots, and threescore the army of the horsemen were smitten before Israel, they gatherthousand horsemen: and the peo- two hundred thousand thousand: ed themselves together. And ple were without number that and I heard the number of them.

Hladarezer sent, and brought out came with him out of Egypt: the

the Syrians that were beyond the Libims, the Sukkiims and the ALLIED ARMIES. river: and they came to Helam; Ethiopians.

Joshua x, 1, 3-5. Now it came host of Hadarozer went before

and Shobach the captain of the 2 Chron. xiv, 9. And there came to pass, when Adoni-zedec king of out against them Zerah the Ethio- Jerusalem had heard how Joshua them. And when all the kings pian with an host of a thousand had taken Ai, and had utterly de- saw that they were smitten before

that were servants to lladarezer thousand, and three hundred stroyed it; as he had done to chariots; and came unto Mare- Jericho and her king, so ho had Israel, they made peace with shah.

done to Ai and her king; and how Israel, and served them. So the Job 1, 17. While he was yet the inhabitants of Gibeon had Syrians feared to help the chil

dren of Ainmon any more. speaking, there came also anothier. made peace with Israel and were

1 Kings xv, 20. So Ben-hadad and said, The Chaldeans made among them: Wherefore Adoni.

zedec king of Jerusalem sent hearkened unto king Asa, and ont three bands, and fell upon the unto Iloham king of llebron, and sent the captains of the hosts camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and which he had against the cities of with the edge of the sword; and I

unto Japhia king of Lachish, and Israel, and smote ljon, and Dan, only an escaped alone to tell unto Debir king of Eglon, saying, and Abel-beth-maachah, and all theo.

Come up unto me, and help me, Cinneroth, with all the land of

that we may smite Gibeon: for it Naphtali. Jer. 1, 41. Behold, a people shall hath made peace with Joshua and 1 Kings xxii, 14. And they concome from the north, and a great with the children of Israel. tinned three years without war nation, and many kings shall be Therefore the five kings of the between Syria and Israel. And it raised up from the coasts of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, came to pass in the third year, earth.

the king of llebron, the king of that Jehoshaphat the king of Acts xxiil, 23. And he called Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the Judah came down to the king of unto him two centurions, saying, king of Eglon, gathered them- Israel. And the king of Israel Make realy two hundred soldiers selves together, and went up, they said unto his servants, Know ye to go to Cæsarea, and horsemen and all their hosts, and encamped that Ramoth in Gilead is our's, threescore and ten, and spearmen before Gibeon, and mado war and we be still, and take it not two hundred, at the third hour of against it.

out of the hand of the king of the night.

Joshua xi, 1-5. And it came to Syria? And he said unto Jehosh

pass, when Jabin king of Hazor aphat, Wilt thou go with me to E-cle. Sxxviii, 9. Thou shalt had heard thosc things, that he battle to Ramoth-gilead? And ascend and come like a storm, sent to Jobab king of Madon, and Jehoshaphat said to the king of thou shalt be like a cloud to cover to the king of Shimron, and to Israel, I am as thou art, my peothe land, thou, and all thy bands, the king of Achshaph, And to the plo as thy people, my horses as and many people with thee. kings that were on the north of thy horses.

Dan. xi, 10-13, 25. But his sons the mountains, and of the plains 2 Kings xvi, 9. And the king of shall be stirred up, and shell as- south of Chinneroth, and in the Assyria hearkened unto him: for semble a inultitude of great forces: valley, and in the borders of Dor the king of Assyria went up and 01c shall certainly come, and on the west, And to the Canaan- against Damascus, and took it, overflow, and pass through: then ite on the east and on the west, and carried the people of it captive shall he return, and be stirred up, and to the Amorite, and the to Kir, and slew Rezin. cven to his fortress. And the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and tho

2 Kings xviii, 19-21. And Rabking of the south shau be moved Jebusite in the mountains, and to shakeh said unto them, Speak ye with choler, and shall come forth the Hivite under Hermon in the

now to Ilezekiah, Thus saith the and fight with him, even with the land of Mizpeh. And they went great king, the king of Assyria, king of the north: and he shall out, they and all their hests with what contidence is this wherein set forth a great multitude; but them, much people, even as the trou trustest? Thou sayest, (but the multitude shall be given into sand that is upon the sea shore in they are but vain words.) I hare his hand. And when he hath multitude, with horses and

counsel and strength for the war. taken away the multitude, his chariots very many. And when Now on whom dost thou trust, heart shall be lifted up; and be all these kings were met together, that thou rebellest against me? shall cast down many ten thou- they came and pitched together Now, behold, thou trustest upon sands: but he shall not be strength at the waters of Meron, to light the staff of this bruised reed, eren cned by it. For the king of the against Israel,

upon Egypt, on which if a man north shall return, and shall set Judges i, 3. And Judah said lean, it will go into his hand, and fy:th a multitude greater than the unto Simeon his brother, Come pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of former, and shall certainly come / up with me into my lot, that we l Egypt unto all that trust on him.

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