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are three days. Yet within three unto Joseph, in my dream, be-, terpretation thereof, that he wor.
days shall Pharaoh lift up thine bold, I stood upon the bank of shipped, and returned into the
head, and restore thee unto thy the r!ver: And, behold, there came host of Israel, and said, Arise; tor
place; and thou shalt deliver Pha- up out of the river seven kine, the LORD bath delivered into your
raoh's cup into his hand, after the fat-fleshed, and well-favoured; band the host of Midian.
former manner when thou wast and they fed in a meadow: And,
bis butler.
beliold, seven other kine came up

SOLOxox.
after them, poor and very ill-fa-
THE CHIEY BAKEB.
voured and lean-fleshed, such as I

1 Kings iii, 5, 8-15. In Gibeon
Gen. xl, 16-19. When the chief never saw in all the land of Egypt a dream by night: and God said,

the LORD appeared to Solomon in
boker saw that the interpretation for badness: And the lean and the
was good, be said unto Joseph. 1 111-favoured kine did eat up the Ask what I shall give thee. And
also was in my dream, and, behold, first seven fat kine. And when thy servant is in the midst of thy
I had three white baskets on my they had eaten them up, it could people which thou hast chosen, á
head.
basket there was of all manner of them; but they were still ill-fd- Give therefore thy servant an 10-
And in the nppermost not be known that they had eaten great people, that cannot be num-

bered nor counted for multitude,
bake-meats for Pharaob; and the roured, as at the beginning. So derstanding heart to judgethy peo
birds did eat them out of the bas- I awoke. And I saw in my dream, ple, that I may discern between
ket upon my head. And Joseph and, behold, seven ears came up in good and bad: for who is able to
answered and said, This is the in- one stalk, full and good: And, be.
terpretation thereof: The three hold, seven ears,withered thin and judge this thy so great & people?
baskets are three days. Yet with blasted with the east wind, sprung that Solomon had asked tbis thing.

And the speech pleased the LORD,
in three days shall Pharaoh lift up after them: And the thin ears

And God said unto him, Because
upthy bead from off thee, and shall devoured the seven good ears.
bang thee on a tree; and the birds And I told this unto the magi: hast not asked for thyseli long

thou hast asked this thing and
shall eat thy flesh from off thee. cians; but there was none that life; neither bast asked riches for

could declare it to me. And Jo-
Gen. xl, 21, 22. And he restored seph said unto Pharaoh, The thyself, nor hast asked the life of

dream of Pharaoh is one: God thine en mies; but hast asked for
the chief butler unto his butler- bath shewed Pharaoh what he is thyself understanding to discern
ship again; and he gave the cup about to do. The seven good according to thy words: 10, I have

judgment; Bebold. I have done into Pharaoh's hand: But be hang; kine are seven years; and the given thee a wise and an uned the chief baker, as Joseph had

seven good ears are seven years: derstanding heart; so that there Interpreted to them,

the dream is one. And the seven was none like thee before thee,
Gen. xli, 11-13. And we dreamed thin and ill-favoured kine that Deither after thee shall any arise
a dream in one night, I and he: came up after them, are seven like unto thee. And I have also
ne dreamed each man according years; and the seven empty ears given thee that which thou hast
to the interpretation of his dream. blasted with the east wiud, shali

not asked, both riches and honour:
And there was there with us a be seven years of famine. This is
young man, an Hebrew, servant the thing which I have spoken so that there shall not be any

among
to the captain of the grid; and uuto Pharaoh: What God is about all thy days. And if thou wilt

the kings like unto thee
we told him, and he interpreted to do he showeth unto Plaraoh. walk in my ways, to keep my sta-
to us our dreams: to each man Behold, there come seven years
according to bis dream le did in- of great plenty througliout all the tutes and my commandments, as
terpret. And it came to pass, as land of Egypt: And there shali thy father David did walk, then I

will lengthen thy days. And so
he interpreted to us, so it was; arise after them seven years of
me he restored unto mine office, tamine; and all

the plenty shall lomon awoke; and, behold, it was

a dream.
and him be hanged.

be furgotten in the land of Egypt;
and the famine shall consume the

NEBUCHADXEZZAB.
land; And the plenty shall not be
PHABAOL.

known in the land by reason of Dan. ii, 1, 31--45. And in the
Gen. xll, 1-7 17-32. And It came that famine following for it shall second year of the reign of Ne
to pass at the end of two full be very grievous. And for that buchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar
years, that Pharaoh dreamed; and, the dream was doubled unto Pha- dreamed dreams, where with his
behold, he stood by the river. raoh twice; it is because the thing spirit was troubled, and his sleep
Aud, behold, tliere came up out is established by God, and God brake from him. Thou, o king.
of the river seven well-favoured will shortly bring it to pass. Bawest, and beliolid a great image,
kine, and fat-fleshed; and they fed

This great image whose briglit. in a meadow. Aud, behold, seven

MIDIANITE SOLDIER

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lean-fleshed; and stood by the Gideon was come, behold, there of fine gold, bis breast and its
other kine, upon the brink of the was a man that told a dream unto arms of silver, his belly and his
river. And the ill-favoured and his fellow, and said, Behold, I thighs of brass, Ilis legs of iron,
lean-fleshed kine did eat up the dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake his feet part of iron and part
geven woll-favoured and fat kine. of barley bread tumbled into the of clay. Thuu sawest till that
8, Pharaoh awoke. And he slept, host of Midian, and came urlo a u stone was cut out without
and drearned the second time: tent, and smote it that it fell, alıd hand, which smule the finge
and, behold, seven cars of corn overturned it, that the tent lay upon his feet that rere of iron
came up upon one stalk, rank and along. And his fellow answered and clay, and urike them to
good. And, behold, seven thin and said, This is nothing else save pieces. . Then was the iron, the
ears, and blasted with the east the sword of Gideon the son of clay, the brass, the silver, and the
wind, sprung up after them. And Joash, a man of Israel: for intu gld broken to pieces togeth I,
the seven thin ears devoured the bis band hath God delivered an I became like the chalf of the
seven rank and full ears. And Midian, and all the host. And it summer thraslsing-floors; and the
Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was 80, whep Gideon heard the wind carried them a way that ro
was a dream. And Pharaoh said I telling of the drenol, and the in- place was found for them; and

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the stone that smote the image , visions of mine head in my bed: I strong, whose height reached became a great mountain, and saw, and betold a tree in the

unto the heaven, and the sight Alled the whole earth. Thou, midst of the earth, and the height thereof to all the earth; Whoso 0 king, art a king of kings : thereof was great, The tree leaves were fair, and the fruit for the God of heaven hath given grew, and was strong, and the thereof much, and in it was meat thee a kingdom, power, and height thereof reached unto hea- for all; under which the beasts of strength, and glory. And where ven, and the sight thereof to the the field dwelt, and upon whose soever the children of men dwell, end of all the earth. The leaves branches the fowls of the heaven the beasts of the field, and the thereof were fair, and the fruit had their habitation: It is thou, O fowls of the heaven, hath he given thereof much, and in it was meat king, that art grown and become into thine hand, and hath made for all: the beasts of the field had strong: for thy greatnes is grown, thee ruler over them all. Thou shadow under it, and the fowls of and reacheth unto heaven, and thý art this head of gold. And after the heaven dwelt in the boughs dominion to the end of the earth. thee shall arise another kingdom thereof, and all flesh was sed of it. And whereas the king saw a inferior to thee, and another third I saw in the visions of my head watcher and an holy one coming kingdom of brass, which shall upon my bed, and, behold, a down from heaven, and saying, Dear rule over all the earth. And watcher and an holy one came How the tree down, and destruy the fourth kingdom shall be strong down from heaven: He cried it; yet leave the slump of the as iron: forasmuch as iron break- aloud, and said thus. Hew down roots thereof in the earth, even eth in pleces and subdueth all the tree, and cut off his branches, with a band of iron and brass, in things; and as iron that breaketh shake off his leaves, and scatter the tender grass of the field; and all these, shall it break in pieces his fruit: let the beasts get away let it be wet with the dew of hea. and bruise. And whereas thou from under it, and the fowls from ven, and let his portion be with sawest the feet and toes, part of his branches: Nevertheless, leave the beasts of the field till seven potter's clay, and part of irun, the the stump of his roots in the times pass over him; This is the kingilom shall be divided; but earth, even with a band of Iron interpretation, o king, and this is there shall be in it of the strength and brass, in the tender grass of the decree of the most High which of the iron, forasmuch as thou the field; and let it be wet with is come upon my lord the king. Bawest the iron mixed with miry the dew of heaven, and let lais clay. And as the loes of the feet portion be with the beasts in the

DANIEL were part of iron, and part of clay; grass of the earth: Let his heart Dan. vil, 1. In the first year of 80 the kingdom shall be parily be changed from man's, and let a Belshazzır king of Babylon, 8! rong, and partly broken. And beast's hart be given into bim; Daniel had a dream and visions whereas thou sawest iron mixed and let seven times pass over of this head upon his bed: then he with miry clay, they shall mingle bim. This matter is by the de- wrote the dream, and told the themselves with the seed of men; cree of the watchers, and the sum of the matters. but they shall not cleave one to demand by the word of the holy another, even as iron is not mixed opes; to the intent that the living

WISE MEX. with clay. And in the days of may know that the most High Matth. II, 12. dou being warned these kings shall the God of hea- ruleth in the kingdom of men, of God in a dream that they ven set up a kingdom, which shall and giveth it to whomsoever he should not return to Hervd, they never be destroyed: and the king. will, and setteth up over It the departed into their own country dom shall not be left to other basest of men. This dream I king another way. people, but it shall break in pieces Nebuchadni zzar bave seen. Now aud consume all these kingdoms, thou, O Belteshazzar, declare

JOSEPH. and it shall stand for ever. For the interpretation thereof, foras- Matth. II, 13 And when they asmuch as thou sawest that the much as all the wise men of my were departed, behold, the angel stone was cut out of the mountain kingdom are not able to make of the Lord appeareth to Joseph without bands, and that it brake known unto me the interpretation: in a dream, saying: Arise, and in pieces the iron, the brass, the but thou art able; for the spirit of take the young child and his clay, the silver, and the gold; the the holy gods is in thee. Then mother, and flee into Egypt, and great God hath made known to Daniel (whose name was Belte- be thou there until I bring theo the king what shall come to pass shazzar) was astonied fr one word: for Herod will seek the bere fier: and the dream is cer- hour, and his thoughts troubled young child to destroy him. tain, and the interpretation thereof him. The king spake, and said, Bure. Belteshazzar, let not the dream,

PILATE'S WIFE. Dan. 19,4, 5, 10-24. I Nebuchador the interpretation thereut, Matth. xxvii, 19. Wuen he was nezzar was at rest in mine bouse, trouble thee. Belteshazzar au- set down on the judgment-seat and flourishing !o my palace: I swered and said, My lord, the his wife sent unto him, saying, saw a dreain which made me dream be to them that hate thee, Have thou nothing to do with afrail, and the thoughts upon my and the interpretation thereof to that just man: for I have suffered bed and the visions of my head thine enemies. The tree that many things this day in a dream troubled me. Thus were the l thou sa west, which grew, and was because of him.

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(See under ARMY-ARMS.) troubles: these are the beginnings turned back from parsuing him.
1st.--GENERAL REMARKS.
of sorrows.

1 Chron. V, 19. And they made

Luke lit, 14. And the soldiers war with the Hagarites, with
War a FREQUENT OCCUBENCE AND likewise demanded of him, saying, Jetur, and Nephish, and Nodab.
THE RESULT OF SIXFUL Passfox. And what shall we do? And he 2 Chron. xxviii, 9. But a pro-

said unto them, Do violence to no phet of the LORD was there whose
Ps. ix, 6. O thou enemy, de-
structions are come to a perpetual man, neither accuse any falsely; name was Oded; and he went out

and be content with your wages. before the host that came to Sie
end: and thou bast destroyer
cities; their memorial is perished Luke xx1,9,10. But when ye shall maria, und said unto them, Be-
with them.

hear of wars and commotiong, be hold, because the LORD God of
Ps. XXXV, 20.

not terrified: for these things must your fathers was wroth with For they speak first come to pass; but the end is Judah, he hath delivered them pot peace; but they devise deceit

not by and by. Then said he unto into your band, and ye have slain
{al matters against them that are them, Nation shall rise against them in a rage that reacheth up
quiet in the land.

nation, and kingdom against king- unto heaven,
Ps. Ixviii, 30.
thou the people that delight in
James Iv, 1, 2. From whence

WAB FOR CONQUEST.
war.

come wars and fightings among Num. XXXII, 6, 7, 20-23. And Ps. cxx, 6,7. My soul hath long you? come they nut hence, even Moses said unto the children of dwell with him that bateth peace, of your lusts that war in your Gad, and to the children of R-0. I am for peace: but when I speak, meinbers? Ye lust, and have not: ben, shall your brethren go to they are for war.

ye kill, and desire to have, and war, and shall ye sit here? And P3. cxl, 1, 2. Dellver me, O LORD, cinnot obtain: ye fight and war, wherefore disc jurage ye the heart from the evil man: preserve me yet ye have not, because yo ask of the children of Israel from gofrom the violent man: Which not.

ing over into the land which the
Imagine mischiefe in their heart:

LORD hath given them? And
continually are they gathered to-
gether for war.

Josh. xl, 18. Joshua made war Moses said unto them, If ye will
a long time with all those kings.

do this thing, if ye will go armed Prov. xil. 20. Decelt is in the

before the Lord to war, and will go heart of them that imagine evil:

Judges xl, 4. And it came to all of you armed over Jordan be
but to the counsellors of peace is pass, in process of time, that the fore the Loro, until he hath driven

children of Ammon made war out his enemies from before him,
joy.
against Israel.

And the land be subdued before
Exek, vil, 25. Destruction com-

2 Sam. iil, 1. Now there was the LORD; then afterward ye shall
eth; and they shall seek peace, long war between the house of return, and be guiltless before the
and there shall be none.

Saol and the house of David: but LORD, and before Israel; and this
Amos 1. 11. Thus saith the David waxed stronger and strong- land 'shall be your possession be-
Lord. For three transgressions of er, and the house of Saul waxed fore the LORD. But il ye will not
Elom ind for four, I will not turn weaker and weaker.

do so, bebold, ye have sinned
away the punishment thereof; be-
cause he did purule his brother 1 Kings xiv, 30. And there was against the LORD; and be sure your

sin will find you out,
with the sword, and did cast off war between Rehoboam and
all pity, and his anger did tear Jeroboam all their days,

Deut. 11, 24, 31. Rise ye up, take
perpetually, and he kept his wrath

your journey, and pass over the for ever.

1 Kings xv, 6, 16, 32. And there river Arnon: behold, I have given

was war between Rehoboam and into thine hand Sibon the Amo Obad. 14.

Neither shouldest Jeroboam all the days of bis life. rite, king of Heslibon, and bis
thou have stood in the cross-way: And there was war between Asa land; begin to possess it, and con-
to cut off those of his that did and Baasha king of Israel all their tend with him in battle. And the
esc ipe; neither shouldest thou

days, And there
have delivered up those of his tween Asa and Baaslia king of begun to give Silion and his land

was war be- LORD said unto me, Behold, I have
that did remain in the day of dis-
Israel all their days.

before thee: begin to possess, that
tress.

thou mayest inherit his laud.

1 Kings xxil, 30, 31, 33. And the
Matth. xxiv, 6. And ye shall

Deut. iil, 18. And I comman led
king of Israel said unto Jehosha-
hear of wars, and rumours of wars: phat, I will disguise mysell, and you at that time, saying. The
see that ye be not troubled: for all enter into the battle; bui put'thon LORD your God hath given you
these things must como to pass, on thy robes. And the king of this land to possess it: ye shall
but the end is not yet.

Israel disguised himself, and went pass over armed before your bre-
Mark xii1,7,8. And when ye shall into the battle. But the king of thren the children of Israel, all
hear of wars, and rumours of wars, Syria commauded his thirty and that are meet for the war.
be ye not troubled: for such things two captains that had rule over Josh, 1, 12--15. And to the Rev.
must neeils be; but the end shall his chariots, saying, Fight neither benites, and to the Gadites, and to
not be yet. For nation shall rise with small nor great, save only hall the tribe of Minasseh, spake
against nation, anıl kingdom with the king of Israel. And it Joshua, saying, Remember the
against kingdom; and there shall came to pass, when the captains of word which Moses, the servant of

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the LORD commanded yon, say. Ngh his dominion by the river And as they went about to kill ing, The LORD your God hath Euplirates.

him, tidiugs came unto the chief given you rest, and hath given

Esther vill, 11--13. Wherein the captain of the band, that all Jeruyon this land. Your wives, your king granted the Jews which were sulem was in an uproar. little ones, and your cattle, shall in every city to gather themselves reinain in the land which Moses together, and to stand for their

Acts xxiii, 10. And when ther gave you on this side Jordan; but life, to destroy, tu slay, and to captain, fearing lest Paul should

arose a great dissension, the chief ye shall pass before your brethren

cause to perish, all the power of have been pulled in pieces of armed, all the mighty men of valour and help them; Until the would assault them both little ones go down, and to take him by forco

the people and province that them, commanded the soldiers to LORD hare given your brethren and women, and to take the spoil from among them, and to bring rest, as he hath giren you, and of them for a prey, Upon one day, him into the castle. they also have possessed the land in all the provinces of king Ahasilwhich the LORD your God givetherus, namely, upou the thirteenth thein: then ye shall return unto day of the twelfth month, which

CIVIL WARS AND PANICS. the land of your possession, and is the month Adar. The copy of Judges vil, 22. And the three enjoy it, which Moses the LORD's the writing, for a commandment, hundred blew the trumpets, and servant gave you on this side to be given in every province, was the Lord set every man's sword Joruan, toward the sub-rising.

published unto all people, and that against his fellow, even through

the Jews should be ready against out all the hust: and the host lled * AND SOMETIMES FOR SELF-DEFENCE

that day to avenge themselves un to Beth-shittah in Zererath, and AND FOR REVENGE. their enemies.

to the burder of Abel-mebolah Gen. xlix, 19. Gad, a troop shall

unto Tabbath. overcome bim: but he shall over

Jer. xlls, 14. I have heard a

Judges xii, 4. Then Jephthah come at the last.

romour from the Lord, and an gathered together all the men of Exod. xvil, 8 14. Then came ambassador is sent unto the hea- Gilead, and fought with Eplıraim: Amalek, and fuight with Israel then, saying, Gather ye together, and the men of Gilead smote In R-pholdim. And the LORD satu and come ng inst her, and rise up Ephraim, becanse they said. Yo uuto Moses, Write this for a me to the battle.

Gileadites are fugitives of Ephmorial in a book, and rehearse it

Jer. 1, 14. 21. Put yourselves in among the Manussites.

raim among the Ephraimiles, and in the ears of Joshua; for I will

array utterly put out the remembrance

against Babylon round of Amalek from under heaven. about: all ye that bend the bow,

1 Sam. xiv, 16, 20. And the shoot at her, spare no arrows; for

watclimen of Sanl in Gibeah of Num. XXV, 16--18. And the LORD she hath sinned against the LORD. Benjamin lovked; and, behold, the sp ke unto Moses, saying, Vex Go op against the land of Mera- multitude melted away, and they For they vex you with their wiles, the inhabitants of Pekod: Waste people that were with him asthe Midianites, and smito them: thaim, even against it, and against went on beating down one an

other. And Saul and all the where with they bave beguiled you and utterly destroy after them, in the matter of Peor, and in the suith the LORD, and do accord

sembled themselves, and they matter of Cuzbi, the daughter of ing to all that I have commauded

came to the battle: and, behold, a prince of Midian, their sister, thee.

every man's sword was against which was sluip in the day of the

his fellow, and there was a very

Jer. II, 27. Set ye ap a standard
plague for Peur's sake.
in the land, blow the trumpet

great discomtiture.
2 Chron. xx, 23.

And Num. XXXI. 1--3. And the LORD among the nations, prepare tbe spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge nations against her, call together when they had made an end of the children of Israel of the Midis against her the kingdoms of Ara- the inhabitants of S. ir, every one

helped to destroy another anites: afterward shalt thou be rul, Minni, and Ashchenuz. ... gathered unto thy people. And Joel iii, 9. Proclaim ye this

18a. xix, 2. And I will set the Moses spake unto the people, say among the Gentiles; Prepare war, Egyptians against the Egyptians: ing, Arui some of yourselves unto wake up the mighty men, let ali and they shall fight every one the war, and let them go against the men of war draw near, let against his brother, and every ono the Munites, and avenge the them come up.

against his neighbour; city against Logu of Midian.

city, and kinguum against kiugRIOTS.

dom. Deut. xxv, 17--19. Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the Exod. xxxii, 17, 18. And when unto me, A conspiracy is found

Jer. xl, 9. And the LORD said way, when ye were come forth Juglua heard tho noise of the among the men of Judah, and out of Egsp; How be inet thee people as they shouted, he said amoug the inhabitants of Jeruby the way, and smote the hind- unto Moses, There is a noise of

salem. most of thee, even all that were war in the camp. And he said, it feeble behind thee, when thou wast is not the voice o! them that shout

Jer. xlvi, 12. The nations have faint and weary; and ho feared for mastery, neither is it the voice beard of thy shame, and thy cry not God. Therefore it sball be, of them that cry for being over hath filled the land: for tho

hatlı stumbled when the LORD thy God batú come; but the uoise of them that mighty given thee rest from all thine sing do I hear.

against the mighty, and they are enemies round about, in the land

fallen both together

Isa. xxii, 2. Thoo that art full which the LORD thy God giveth of stirs, a tumultuous city, a joy.

Ezek. xxxviii, 21. And I will thee for an inheritance to possess ous city: thy slain men are not call for

a sword against him it, that thou shalt blot out the slain with the sword, nor dead throughont all my mountains, rémenbrance of Amalek from in battle.

saith the Lord God: every man's under beaven; thou shalt not for

Acts xx1, 80. 31. And all the city sword shall be agalust wis brother. was inoved, and the people ran

WAR A SCOURGE OF DIVINE 1 Chron. xviii, 3. And David together, and they took Paul, aud smote Hedarezer king of Zobah drew bim out of the temple: and

PROVIDENCE uolo llamath, as he went to stab-forth with the doors were shat. Jud. iii, 10. And the Spirit of

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the LORD came upon him, and he 18a. XXVI. 21. For, bebold, the take the sword shall perish with Judged Israel, and went out to LORD cometh out of his place to

the sword. war: and the LORD delivered Chu- punish the inhabitants of the Rev. xvi, 10. He that leadeth shan-risharhaim hing of Mesopo | earth for their iniquity: the earth into captivity shall go into cap tamia into liis hand; and his hand also shall disclose her blood, and tivity: he that killeth with the prevailed against Chusban-risha- shall no more cover her slain. sword must be killed with the baim.

18a. xxxiv, 2, 3. For the indigna- sword. Here is the patience and Jud. xi, 29. Then the Spirit of tion of the LORD is upon all pa- the faith of the saints. be LORD came upon jephthab,and tions, and his fury upon all their

THE BLESSING OF PEACE. he passed over Gilead, and Ma- armies: he hath utterly destroyed Dasseb, and passed over Mizpeh them, he hath delivered them to Deut. ii, 6, 9, 16-19. 37. Meddle of Gilead, and from Mizpen of the slaughter. Their slain also not with them; for I will not give Gilead he passed over unto the shall be cast out, and their stink you of their land, no, not so much children of Ammon.

shall come up out of their car- as a foot breadth; because I I have 1 Chr. v, 22. For there fell down cases, and the mountains shall be given mount Seir auto Esau for å melted with their blood.

possession. And the LORD God many Blain, because the war was

unto me, Distress not the Moab

Jer. xlvil, 5–7. Baldness is come ites, neither contend with them of God. And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.

upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off

with the remnant of their valley: in battle: for I will not give them 2 Chr. xxi, 16. Moreover the how long wilt thou cut thyself of their land for a possession; beLORD stirred up against Jehoram o thou sword of the LORD, bow

cause I have given Ar unto the the spirit of the Philistines, and long will it be ere thou be quiet? So it came to pass, when all the

children of ot for a possessi :n. of the Arabiads, that were near Put up thyself into thy scabbard, the Ethiopians rest, and be still. How can it be men of war were consumed and

dead from among the people, 1 Chr. xxii. 8. But the word of quiet seeing

the Lord hath given that the LORD spake unto me, the Lori came to me, saying, Thou it a charge against Ashkelon, and

saying, Thou art to pass over bast shed blood abundantly, and against the spa-spore? there hath

through Ar. the coast of Moab, be appointed ito hast made great wars: thou shalt

this day: And when thou comest not build an house unto my name,

Jer. xlviii, 10. Cursed be he that nigb over against the children of because thou hast shed much doeth the work of the LORD de Ainmon, distress them not, por blood upon the earth in my sight.

ceitfully, and cursed be he that meddle with them: for I will not

keepeth' back his sword from give thee of the land of the chile Job xix, 29. Be ye afraid of the blood. Buri: for wrath bringeth the

dren of Ammon any pos-ession;

Jer. II, 49. punishments of the sword, that

As Babylon hath because I have g ved it unto the

caused the slain of Israel to fall, children of Lot for a prissession. ye "ay know there is a judg. so at Babylon sball fall the slain Ouly unto the land of the children ment, of all the earth.

of Ammon thou camest not, not I a. ix, 11.12. Therefore the LORD

Ezek. XXXV, 5, 6. Because thon unto any place of the river Jabshall set up the adversaries of hast had a perpetual hatred, and bok, nor unto the cities in the Rezin against him, and join his bast shed the blood of the children mountains, nor unto whatsoever enemies together. The Sırlads of Israel by itse force of the sword the LORD our God forbade us. bef re, and the Philistines hebind; in the time of their calamity, in 1 Kings xxii, 1, 44. And they and they shall devour Israel with the time that their iniquity had continued three years with ut open mouth,....

an end. Therefore, as I live, saith war between Syria and Israel. Isa. xiii, 3.-5. I have com

the Lord God, I will prepare thee And Jeboshapbat made peace manded my sanctified ones, I have unto blood, and blood shall pursue with the king of Israel. also called my mighty ones for thee: bith thou hast not hated

1 Chron. xix, 19. And when the mine anger, eren them that re- blood, even blood shall pursue servants of Hadarezer saw that Joice in my higliness. The noise thee.

they were put to the worse before of a multitude in the mountains, Joel 11, 20. But I will remove Israel, they made peace with like as of a great people; a tumulo far off from you the northern David, and became his servants: tuous noise of the kingdoms of army, and will drive him into a neither would the Syrians help nations gathered together: the land barren and desolate, with his the children of Anmon any more. LORD of hosts mu terith the host face toward the east sea, and his 2 Chron. x1, 3, 4. Speak unto of the battle. They come from a binder part toward the utmost Rehoboam the son of Solomon, far country, from the end of hea. sea: an 1 his stink shall come up, king of Judah, and to all Israel in ven, eren ihe Lord and the wea- and his ill savour shall come up, Judah and Benjamin, saying, pons of bis indignation, to destroy because he bath done great Thus saith the LORD, Ye shall the whole land. things.

not go up, por fight against your Isa. xiv, 6-7. The LORD hath Nahum 111, 1, 2. Woe to the brethren: return every man to his broken the st ff of the wicked, bloody city! it is all full of lies and house; for this thing is done of and the sceptre of the rulers. He robbery; the prey departeth not; me. And they obeyed the words who smote the people in wrath The noise of a whip, and the noise of the LORD, and returned from with a coutinual stroke, he that of the rattling of the wheels, and going against Jeroboam. ruled the nations in anger, is per- of tho pranc.ng horses, and of the

2 Chron. xv, 19. And there was secuted, and uone hiudereth. The jumping chariots.

Do more war unto the five and whole earth is at rest, and is Hab. ii, 10. Thou hast consulted thirtieth year of the reign of As. griet: they break forth into sing- shame to thy house by cutting off

2 Chron. xvil, 10. And the fear many people, and hast sinned of the Lord fell upon all the kingda, xvii, 14. And behold at against thy soul.

doms of the lands that were round evening-Iide trouble; and before

abont Judah, so that they made the mornin' be is not. This is Bíotth. XXVI, 52. Then sald Jesus no war against Jehosbaphat, the portion of them that spoil us, unto him, Put up again thy sword 2 Chron. xvill, 16. Then be said, and the lot of them that rob us. into his place: for all they that l I did see all Israel scattered upon

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