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the mountains, as sheep that have the name of the other Senen. The 'Ile is a good man, and conieth no sbeplerd: and the LORD said, forefront of the one was situato with good tidings. These have no master; let them northward over against Mich

2 Kings 1x, 17, 18. And there return therefore every man to his mash, and the other southward stood a watchman on the tower in house in peace. over against Gibeah.

Jezreel, and be epied the compiny 2 Chron. XX, 29, 30. And the 1 Kings XV, 17. And Baasha of Jebu as he came, and said, I see fear of God was on all the king- king of Israel went up against a company. And Joram said, doms of those countries, when Judah, and built Ramah, that he Take an horseman, and send to they had heard that the LORD might not suffer any to go out or meet them, and let him say. Is it fought against the enemies of come in to Asa king of Judah. peace? So there went one on Israel. So the realm of Jehosha

2 Chron. xvi, 1. In the six and horseback to meet him, and said, plat was quiet; for bis God gave thirtieth year of the reign of Asa. Thus saith the king, Is it percup Lim rest round about.

Baasba king of Israel came up and Jebu sald, What hast thou to P8. xxix, 11. The LORD will give againgt Judah, and built Ramah, do with peace ? turn the bebind strength unto his people; the LORD to the intent that he might let me. And the watchman told, will bless his people with peace.

none go out or come in to Asa saying, The messenger came to P8. xlvi, 8, 9. Come, bebola the king of Judah.

thom, but he cometh not again, works of the LORD, what desola

GARRISONS. tions he hath made in the earth.

Cant. III, 8. The watchmen that He maketh wars to cease unto 2 Sam. vilt, 14.

go about the city found me: to

And he put whom I said Saw ye bim wbom the end of the earth; he breaketh garrisons in Edom; throughout all the buw, and cutteth the spear in Edom put he garrisons: and all my soul loveth ? sunder, be burneth the chariot in they of Edom became David's ser

Cant. 7,7. The watchmen that the fire.

vants. And the LORD preserved went about the city found me, Prov. xvi, 7. When a man's David wbithersoever be went. they smole me, they wounded me; ways please the LORD, he maketh 1 Chron. xi, 16. And David icas

the keepers of the walls touk away even bis enemies to be at peace then in the hold, and the Philismy vell from me with him. tines' garrison was then at Beth

Isa. xxi, 6, 11, 12. For thug

hath the LORD said unto me, Go, Isa. 11. 4. And he shall Judge lehem.

get a watchman, let him declare among the nations, and shall re- 1 Chron. xvill, 6. Then David

what he seeth, buke inany people; and they shall put garrisons in Syria-damascus; Dumah. He calleth to me out of

The burden of beat their swords into plough, and the Syrians became David's Seir, Watchman what of the night? Bhares, and their spars into prun- servants, and brought gifts. Thus Watchman, what of the vigtit? ing-looks: nation shall not lift up the LORD preserved David wbeth- The watchman said, the morning sword against nation, Deither ersoever he went. shall they learn war any more.

cometh, and also the night: if yo 2 Chron. xvii, 2, 19. And he will enquire, enquire ye: return,

placed forces in all the fenced come.
2nd.
cities of Judah, and set garrisons

Isa. Ixil, 6,7. I have set watch-
SIEGES.

in the land of Judah, and in the STRONG-HOLDS. cities of Ephraim, which Asa his which shall never h Id their peace

meu upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, father had taken. These waited day nor night: ye that make menFENCED AND WALLED

op the king, besides those whom CITIES. (See under ARCHI

tion of the LORD, kerp uot silence; the king put in the fenced cities TECTURE Page 63.)

And give him no rest, till he esine throughout all Judab

blish, and till he make Jerusalem PASSES.

THE WATCH

a praise in the earth 2 Sam. xili, 34, 35. But Absalom

Ezek. xxxill, 2.-4. Son of man, Judges 111, 28. And he said unto

fled. them, Follow after me: for the

And the young man that speak to the children of thy people, LOBhath delivered your enemies kept the watch, lifted up his eyes and say unto them, When I bring the Moabites into your band. And

the sword upon the land, if the and looked, and, behold, there they went down after him, and came much people by the way of people of the land take a man of

And their coasts, and set him for their took the fords of Jordan toward the bill side behiod bim. Moab, and suffered uot a mao to hold, the king's sons come: as thy sword come upon the land, le

Jonadab said unto the king, Be-watchmab: If when he seeth the pass over. servant said, so it is.

blow the trompet, and warn the Judges vil, 24. And Gideon sent

2 Sam. xvill, 24--27. And David the sound of the trumpet, and

people; Then whosoever heareth messo ers throughout all mount

sat between the two gates; and Ephrain, saying, Come down the watchman went up to the roof come and iake him away, his blood

taketh not warning: if the sword against the Midianites, and take

over the gate unto the wall, and shall be upon his own head. before them the waters unto Bethburah and Jordan. Then all the and behold a man running alune. lifted up his eyes, and looked,

Hab. 11, 1. I will stand npon my men of Ephraim gathered them. And the watchman cried, and told watch, and set me upon the tower; selves tog ther, and took the the king. And the king said, it and will watch to see what he will waters unto Beth-barah and Jordan.

Le be alone, there is tidings in his say unto me, and what I shall an1 Sam. xill, 23. And the garrison drew near. And the watchman

mouth. And he came apace, and swer when I am reproved. of the Philistines went out to the saw another man running; and the

SIEGE. pa-8 ge of Michmasb.

watchman called unto the porter, Deut. xx, 10--15. When thon 1 Sum. xiv, 4, 5. And between and raid, Behold another mau comest nigh unto a clly to fight the passages, by which Jonathan runing alone. And the king said, aguíust it, then proclaim peace sought to go over unto the Phill. He also bringetu tidings. And unto it. And it shall be, it it mike ulines' gurrison there was a sharp the watchmau said, Mo thinketh thee answer of peace, and open rock ou ibe one side, and a sharp the running of the foremost is unto thee, then it shall be, that all rock on the other side: and the like the running of Abimaaz the the people that is found therein Dame of the one wus Buzez, and son of Zadok. And the king said, shall be tribaluries unto thee, und they shall gervo thee. And if it have I seen also under the sun, at the kings, and the princes shall will make no peace with thee, and it seemed great unto me: be a scorn unto them: "heç shall but will make war against thee, There was a little city, and tew deride every strong bollit; for they then thou shalt besiege it. And men within it; and there came shall heav dust and lake it. when the LORD thy God ha'h de- a great king against it, and besieg. livered it into thine hands, thou eu it, and bnilt great bulwarks SIEGES MENTIONED IN shalt smite every male thereof against it. Now there was found

SCRIPTURE. with the edge of the sword: But in it a poor wise man, and be by

ABEL OF BETI-MAACHA. the women, and the little ones, his wisdom delivered the city; yet and the cattle, and all that is in no man remembered that same 2 Sam. XX, 15. And they came the city, even all the spoil thereof, poor man. Then said I, Wisdom and besieged him in Abel of Brih. shalt thou take unto thyself; and is better than strength: neverthe- maachan), and they cast up a bank thon shalt eat the spoil of thine less the poor man's wisdom is de against the city, and it stroil in enemies, which the LORD thy God spised, und bis words are not the trench: and all the people that hath given thee. Thus shalt thou beard.

were withi Joab battered the wall, do unto all the cities which are

to throw it down. very far off from thee, which are

MACHINERY. Rot of the cities of idese nations.

A. 2 Kings xix, 32. Therefore thus Josh. vi, 10. And Joshua had saith the LORD concerning the Josh. vil, 2. 3. And Joshqa sent commanded the people, saying, king of Assyria, He shall not come men from Jericho to Al, which is Ye shall not shout, nor make any into this city, nor shoot an arrow | beside Beth-aven, on the east side noise with your voice, neither there. nor come before it with of Beth-el, un i spake unt, them, shall any word proceed out of shield, nor cast a bank against it. saying. Go up and view this your mouth, until the day I bid

Jer. VI, 6. For thus hath the country. And the men went ap you shoul; then shall ye shout.

LORD of hosts said, Hew ye down and viewed Al. And they return

trees, and cast a mvunt against ed to Joshua, and said unto uim, 1 Sum. xiv, 12. And the men of Jerusalem: this is the city to be Let not all the people go up; but the gurrison answered Jouathan visited; she is wholly oppression let about two or three thou-and

men go up and smile Al; and and bis arinour-bearer, and said, in the midst of her.

make not all the pe pl to labour Come up tu Us, and we will shew Jer. xxxil, 24. Behold the thither, tor they are vut few. you a thing. Anil Jonathan said mounts, they are come unto the unto his arınour bearer, Come up city to take it; and the city is given Josh. viii, 1.-8. And the LORD afier ine; for the LORD hath deli- into the band of the Chaldeaps said unto Joshua Fear not, nei vered them into the haud of Is that fight against it, because of ther be thou uismayel; take all rael.

the gword, aud of the famine, and the people of war with thee, and

of the pestilence: and what thou arise, go up to Ai: see, I have 2 Sam. sl, 1. And it came to last spoken is come to pass; and, given into thy haud the king of pass, after the year was expired,

Ai, and his people, and his city, at the time when kings go furth behold, thou seest it.

and his land. And thou shall do

Ezek. iv. 2. And lay slege against to Ai and her king as thou diuist to batlle, that David sent Joah, ani liis servants with him, and all it, and build a fort against it, and Israel; and they destroyed the cast a mount against it; set the unto Jericho and her klug: only children of Ammon, aud besieged camp also against it, and set bat. the spoil thereof, and the catile Rabbab. But David tarried still tering - rams against it round thereuf, sball ye take for a pres

unto yourselves. Lay thee an at Jerusalem. about

ambush for the city behind it. So 2 Kings vi, 24, 25. And it came

Ezek. XXVI, 9-10. For thus saith Joshua aruse, and all the peuple to pass after this, that Ben-hadad the Lord God, Behold, I will bring of war, to go up against at and king of Syria gathered all bis upon Tyrus Nebuchadrezzar king Joshua chose out thirty thousand hust, and went up, and besieged the north, with horses, and with them away by viglit.

of Babylon, a king of kings from nighty meu of valour, and sent Suinaria. And there was a great charlots, and with horsemen, and commanded them, sayinz. Behold,

And he famine in Samaria; and, behold, they besieged it, until 'an ass's companies, and much people. He ye shall lie in wait agaiust the bead was sold for fourscore pieces daughters in the field; and he very far liom the city but be seall

shall slay with the sword toy city, even behind the city; gu Dot of silver, and the fourth part of a shall make a fort against thee, ready: And I, and all the people cab of dove's dung for live pieces and cast a mount against thee, that are with me, will approach of silver.

and lift up the buckler against unto the city; and it shall come to 1 Ohr. sx, 1. And it came to thee. And he shall set engines of pass, when they come out against pass, that after the year wus ex- war against thy walls, and with us, us at the first, that we will diee pired, at the time that kings go his axes he shall break down thy before them, (For they will come out to vattle, Joub led forth the towers. By reason of the abund out after us,) till we have drawn power of the army, and waster ance of his horses their dust shall them from the city; for they will the country of tho children

cuver thee: thy walls shull shake say, They flee belure as, as at the Ammon, and came and besieged at the noise of the hornemen, and first: therefore we will dee before Ribbal. But David tarried at of the wheels, and of the chariots, them. Then ye shall rise up froin Jerusalem. Aud Joab sinute when he slall'enter into thy gules, the ambush, and seize upon the Rubbab, and desticed it. as men enter into a city whereia city: for the LORD your God will 2 Chr. xxxii, 1. Afrer these things, is made a breach.

deliver it into your hand. And it and the establishinent thereof, Dan. xi, 15. So the king of the shall be. when ye have taken the Sennacherib king of Assyria came, north shall come, and cast np a city, that ye sliall set the city op and entered into Jodal, and en-mount, and take the most fenced tire: according to the commande cuinped against the fenced cities, cilies; and the arms of the south ment of the LORD shall ye do. and thought to win them for him shull not withistand, neither his See, I have commanded you. Bell

chosen people, neither shall there
be any strength to withstand.

DEBIR
Eccles. ix, 13.-16. This wisdom Hab. 1, 10. And they sball scoff Josh. X, 88, 39. And Joshua re-

turned, and all Israel with him, to onto Nahash, Make a covenant Lachish into the hand of Israel, Debir, and fought agalust it; And with us. and we will serve thee. which took it on the second day, he took it, and the king thereof,

and emote it with the edge of the and all the cities thereof, and

JERICHO.

sword, and all the souls that were they smote them with the edge of Josh. v, 1--3, 14 16, 20. Now therein, accor.ling to all that he the sword, and utterly destroyed' Jericho was straitlý shut up had done to Libnali. Then Horam all the souls that were therein; he because of the children of Israel: king of Gezer came up to hulp left none remaining: as he had none went out, and none came in. Lachish; and Joshua sinote hiin done to Hebron, so he did to And the Lord said unto Joshua, and his people, until he had left Debir, and to the king thereof, as see. I have given into thine hand blm nune reinaining. be liad dine also to Libaah, and Jericho, and the king thereof, and to her king. the mighty men of valour. And ye

LIBNAH. shall comp.sy the city, all ye men Josh. x, 29, 30. Then Joshna Eolox.

of war, and go ronnd about the passed from Makkedali, and all Josh. x, 34, 35. And from L&- city once. Thus shalt thou do six Israel with him, unto Libnah, and chish Joshua passed unto Eglon, days. And the second day they fought against Libnahi: And the and all Israel with biun; and ihey compassed the city once, and re- LORD delivered it also, and the encamped against it, and fought turned into the camp: so they did king thereof, into the band of agaiusi it: aud they took it on six days. And it came to pass on Israel, and he smote it with the that day, and smote it with the the seventh day, that they rose edge of the gword, and all the edge of the sword; and all the early, about the dawning of the souls that were therein: he let Bouls that were therein he utterly day, and comp issed the city after nune remain in it; but did unto destroyed that day, according to the same manner seven times: the king thereof as be did unto all that he had done to Lacbisb. only on that day they compassed the king of Jericho,

the city seven times.

So the peo-
Gati.
ple shouted when the priests blety

MAKREDAR.

Josh. x, 28. And that day Joshua 2 Kings xii, 17. Then Hazael with the trumpets: um it came to king ut syria went up, and fouzlit pass, when the people heard the took Makkedah, aud smote it with ag.iust Gath, and took it; and sound of the trumpet, and the the edge of the sword, and the H izael set his face to go up to that the wall fell down fat, so them, and all the souls that were

people shouted with a great shout, king tliereof he utterly destroyed, Jerusalem

that the people went up into the therein; he let uone remaio: aud GIBBETHOX

city, every inan straight before he did to the king of Makkedah

bim, aud they took the city. as he did unto the king of Jericho. 1 Kings xvi, 15. In the twenty and seventh year of Asu king of

JERUSALEM.

RABBAN. Juduh did Zuri reigu seven days in Tirzah. And the people were time the servants of Nebuchad. pass, ulter the year was expired,

2 Rings xxiv, 10, 11. At that 2 Sam. xi, 1. And it caine to encamped against Gibbetlion,

at the time when kings go forth which belonged to the Philistines. nezzır king of Babylon came

agiingt Jern-alem, and the city to battle that David sent Joab, and

was besieged. And Nebuchad- his servants with bim, und all HAMATH-ZOBAI.

nezzar hing of Babylon came Israel; and they destroyed the 2 Chron. vii, 3. And Solomon against the city, and lis servants children of Ammon, and besieged weni to Hamitla-Zubah, and pre- did besige it.

Rabbuh. But David tarried still vailed against it,

ut Jerusalem, 2 Kings XXV, 1, 2. And it came

to pass in tha ninth year of his 2 Sam. xii, 26-29. HEBRON.

And Joab reign, in the tenth month, in the fought agaitist Rabbah of the chilJosh. x, 36, 37. And Joshua went tenth day of the month, that dren of Ammon, and took the ap from Egion, in all isruel with Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon royal city. And Joab sent mes. him. Unto Hebron; and they came, he, and all his lost, ag iing! sergers to David, and said, I havo fought against it: And they took Jerusalem, and pitched against it; fonglit against Rabbah, and have it, unil smute it with the edge of and they built forts agiinst it taken the city of waters. Now the sword, and the king thervol, round about. And the city was therefore gather the rest of the and all the cities thereuf, and all besieged unto the eleventh year people together, and encamp the souls that were therein: he of klog Zedekiah.

against the ci y, and take it: lest left none remaining, according to

I take the city, and it be called all that lie had done to Eglon; but

CITIES OF JUDAH.

after my name. And David go desiryed it utte ly, and all the

2 Kings xviil, 13. Now, in the thered all the people together, souls that were therein. fourteenih year of king Hezekiah

and went to Rabbah, and tougui CITIES IN THE NORTH OF PALESTINE. Cole up against all the fenced

di Sennacherib king of Assyria against it, and look it. 2 Kings XV. 29. In the dars of cities of Judah, and took them.

RAMOTH-GILEAD. Pekal ki gofl-rael came Tiglath.

1 Kings xxii, 29. So the king of pileser king ot Assyria, and ook

KEILAL.

Isr::el, and Jehoshaphat the king ijon, and Abel-bell-maach ih, and Janoah, and Kedesh1, and Hazor, all the people together to war, to Gilead.

1 Sam xxiii, 8. And Saul called of Judah, went up to Raivih and Gilead, ant Galilee, all the go down to Keilab, to besiege Da

SAMABIA. lan loof Naphtali, and carried thein vid and his inen.

1 Kings xx, 1. And Ben-hadad Captive tu Assyria

the king of Syria gathered all his LACHISA.

host together; and there were JADESH CILEAD.

Josh. X, 31-33 And Joshua thirty and two kings with him, 1 Sam xi, 1. Then Nahash the passed from Libnah, and all Israel and horses and chariots: and he Ammonite came

np. and
with him, untı Lachish, and en-

Went up and besieged Samaria, camped against Jabesli - gileail: campod ugiinst it, and fought and narred against it. and all the men of Jabesh said I against it: Aulthe LORD delivered 2 Kings vi, 24. And it came to

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pass after this, that Ben-hadad 2 Ohron xxv, 23. And Joashcreased in the danghter of Jadab kingof Syria gathered all his host, the king of Israel took Amaziah mourning and lamentation. and went up, and besieged Sa- king of Judah, the son of Juashi, Micrh v, 11. And I' will cut of muria.

the son of Jeboahaz, at Bethshe- the cities of thy land, and throw 2 Kings xvil, 6. Then the king mesh, and brought bim to Jeru- down all

strong holds. of Assyria came up throughout salem, and brake down the wall

Nahum ill. 12. 13. All thy strong all the land, and went up to 8a- of Jerusalem, from the gate of holds shall be like fig-trees with

four maria, and besieged it three years. Ephraim to the corner-gate, hundred cobits.

the first - ripe figs: if they be

shaken, they shall even fall into SHECHEN.

2 Chron. XXVI, 6. And he went the mouth of the eater. Behold, Judges is, 34 35. And Abime-forth and warred against the thy people in the midst of thes lech rose up, and all the people Puilistines, and brake down the

are women; the gates of thy land that were with him, by night, and wall of Gath, and the wall of Jab Bhall be set wide open unto thine tl y laid wall against Shechem in noh, and the wall of Ashlod, and enemies: the fire shall devour thy four companies. And Gaal the built cities about Ashdod,' and

bars, son of Ebed went out, and stood among the Philistines. in the entering of the gate of the P3.lxxxix, 40. Thou hast broken

CONFLAGRATION. city: and Abimelech rose up, and down all his hedges; thou hast

Num xxl, 28. For there is a tre the people that were with him, brought his strong bolds to ruin.

gone out of Hestbon, a flame from lying in wall.

Isa. xvII, 8. The fortress also from the city of Sihon: it bath TIRZAE.

shall cease from Ephraim, and the consumed Ar of Moab, and the

kingdom from Damascus, and the lords of the high places of Arnon. 1 Kings xvi, 17. And Omri went remnant of Syria: they shall be as Num. Xxxi, 10. And they burat ap from Gibbethon, and all Israel the glory of the children of Israel, all their cities wherein they dwell, with him, and they besieged Tirsaith the LORD of busts.

and all their goodly castles, with zab.

Isa. XXV, 12. And the fortress fire.
THEBBZ.

of the high fort of thy walls shall Deut. xlil, 16. And thou shalt Judges Ix 50. Then went Abime he bring down, lay low, and bring gather all the spoil of it into tbe lech to Thebez, and encamped to the ground, even to the dust. mi Ist of the street thereof, and against Thebez, and took it.

18. XXVI, 5, 6. For he bringeth shalt burn with fire the city, and down them that dwell on high;

all the spoil thereof, every whit, ZIKLAG.

the lofty city, be layeth it low; te for the LORD thy God; and it sbali Sam. xxx, 1. 2. And it came layeth ii low, eren the ground; be an heap for ever, it shall bot to pass, when David and his men he bringeth it even to the dust,

be built again. were come to Ziklag on the third The fout shall tread it down, eren Josh, vill, 28. And Joshua burut day, that the Amalekites had in the feet of the poor and the steps Al, and made it an heap for ever, vaded the south, and Ziklag, and of the needy.

even desolation, unto this day. smilten Ziklag, and burnt it with

Jer. v, 10. Go ye up upon her Josh. XI, 13. But as for the cities Ars; And had taken the wom -n

walls, and destroy; but make not that stood still in their strength, captives that were therein: they

a full end: take away her bat. Israel burned none of them, sive slew not any, either grat or small, tlements; for they are not the Hazor only; that did Joshua burn. but corried them away, and went

LORD'S. on their way.

Judges 1, 8. Now the children Jer. xxxlll, 4. For thus salth of Judah had fought against JeruRESULTS OF THE SIEGE.

the LORD, the God of Israel, con- salem, and had taken it, and

cerning the houses of this city, and smitten it with the edge of the OVERTHROW AND SPOLIATION. concerning the huuses of the kings sword, and set the city on fire. Deut. xxviii, 52. And he shall of Judah, wbich are thrown down

Judges ix. 48. 49. And Abime besiege thee in all thy gates, until by the mounts, and by the sword. lech gat him up to mount Zalinon, thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trusteust, that dost inhabit Dibun, come

Jer. xlviii, 18 Thou daughter he and all the people that were

with him; and Abimelech took an throughout all thy land, and be down from thy glory, und sit in ax in his hand, and cut down a shi || Drsiege thee in all thy gates, thirst; for the spoiler of Moab | bough from the trees aud took it, throughout all the land which the shall come upon thee, and he stall and laid it on his shoulder, and Lund thy God buth given thee. destroy thy strong bolus.

said unto the people that were Judges viii, 17. And he beat

Jer. 11, 58. Thus saith the LORD with him, What ye have seen mo dowu the tower of Penuel, and

of hosts, The broad walls of Baby- do make haste, and do as I have slew the men of the city. lon shall be uiterly broken, and

done. And all the people like2 Kings xiv. 13. And Jehoash her high gates shall be burnt with wise cut down every man bis king of Israel touk Amaziah king Are; and the people still labour and put them to the hold, and set

bough, and followed Abimelech, of Julah, the son of Jehosh, the

in vain, and the folk in the fire, the hold ou fire upon them; so son of Aluziah, itt Betushemesh, and they shall be weary and came to Jerusalem, and brake

Lam. 11, 2. 6. The Lord hath that all the men of th-tower of down the wall of Jerusalem from swallowed up all the habitations

Shechem died also, about a thouthe gate of Ephraim unio the cor- of Jacob, and bath not pitied: he

sand men and women ner gate, four hundred cubits.

hath tbrown down in his wrath Judges xvill, 27. And they took 2 Chron xvi, 5, 6. And it came the strong bolds of the daughter the things wiich Micah had made, to pass, when Baasha beard it. of Juual; he hath brought them and the priest wui u be bad, and that we left ff building of Ramah down to the ground: he hath came unto Laish, unto people and let his work case. Then Asi pulluted the kingdom and the that scere at quiet and secure; the king took all Judah; and they princes thereof. The LORD was and they smote them with the carried away the stones of Ramah, as an enemy: he hath swallowed edge of the sword, and burnt the and the timber thereof, wherewith up Israel, he hath swallowed up city with fire. Baisha was a building; and he all her palaces; be bath destroyed Judges xx, 48. And the men of built tuerewitu Geba and Mizpah. his strong bolds, and bath in Israel turned again upon the chil

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dren of Benjamin, ana smote thom Amos 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14. But I 2 Sam. XV, 17, 22. And the king with the edge of the sword, as well will -eud a fire into the house of went forth, and all the people the men of erery city, as the beast, Hazael, which shall devour the after him, and tarried in a place and all that cine to hand; also palaces of Ben - hadad. Thus that was far off. And David said they set on fire all the cities that saith the Lord. For three trans- to Ittai, Go and pass over. And they came to.

gr-ssions of Gaza, and for four. IIttai the Gittite passed over and 1 Sam. xxx, 1, 14. And it came will not turn away the punish- all bis men, and all the little ones to pass, when David and his men ment thereof; because they carried that were with him. were come to Ziklag on the third away captive the whole captivity,

2 Sam. xvili. 4. And the king day, that the Amalekites had in- to deliver them up to Edom: But valed the south, and Ziklag, and I will send a ore on the wall of said unto them, what seemeth

And the king smitten Ziklag, and burnt it'with Gaza, which shall devour the you best I will do. fire; We made an invasion upon palaces thereof: But I will send stood by the gate side, and all the the south of the Cherethites, and a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which people came out by huudreus, aud upon the coast which belongeth to Bhall devour the palaces thereof. by thousands. Judah, and upon the south of But I will send a fire upon Teman,

2 Chr, xvili 28. So the king of Cal b:' and we burnt Ziklag with which shall devour the palaces of Israel, and Jehoshaphat the king Gire.

Buzrah. But I will kiodle a fire of Judah, went up to RamotbIsa. I, 7. Your country is deso-devour the palaces thereof, with

in the wall of Rubbab, and it shall gllead. .late, your cities are burnt with shouting in the day of battle, with

2 Chr. XX, 16. To-morrow go yo fire: your land, strangers devour It in your presence, and it is deso

a tempest in the day of the wbirl-down against them: behold, they wind.

come up by the cliff of Ziz; and yo late, as overthrown by strangers.

Amos 11,5 But I will send a

shall find them at the end of the Jer. xxxiv, 22. Behold, I will fire upon" Judah, and it shall de brook, before the wilderness of command, saith the LORD, and

Jeruel vour the palaces of Jerusalem. cause them to return to this city;

Isa. X, 28--82. He is come to and they shall fight against it, an i

Brd.

Alath, he is passed to Migron; at take it, and burn it with fire: and I will make the cities of Judah a

MILITARY TACTICA.

Michmash he bath laid op bis desolation without an inhabitant.

carriages; They are gode over the THE MAECH, ETO.

passage: they have taken up their Jer. xxxvi1, 7, 8. Thus saith the Deut. xxiii, 9. When the host folging at Geba; Ramab is afraid; LORD, the God of Israel, Thus goeth forth against thine enemies, Gibeab of Saul is fled. Lift up thy Bhall ye say to the king of Judah, ihen keep thou from every wicked voice, O daughter of Gallim; cause that sent you uuto me to enquire thing.

it to be heard unto Laisb. O poor of me, Behold, Pharaoli's army, which is come forth to help you, children of Ju jah went down to the inhabitants of Gebim gather

Jud. 1, 9. And afterward the Anathoth. Madmenah is removed; shall return to Egypt into their fight against the Canaanites, that themselves to flee. as yet shall own land. And the Chaldeans dwell in the mountain, and in the be remain at Nob that day be shall come again, and fight against south, and in the valley.

shall shake his hand against the this city, and take it, and burn it with fire.

Jud. Ix, 36. 37. And when Gaal mount of the daughter of Zion, Jer. xlvill, 45. They that fled Behold, there come people down

saw the people, he said to Zebul, the bill of Jerusalem. stood under the shadow of Hesb- from the top of the mountains. Chaldeans, that bitter and basty

Hab 1, 6. For, lo, I raise up the bon because of the force: but a And Zebul said unto him, Thou nation, which shall march through fire shall cuine forth out of Hesh- seest the shadow of the moun- the breadth of the land, to posse89 bon, and a flame from the midst tains as if they were men. of sit n, and shall devour the Gaal spake again, and said, See, theirs.

Aod the dwelling-places that are not corner of Moab, and the crown of there come people down by the the head of the tuinuli uvus ones. middle of the land, and another

ATTEMPTED MARCH OF ISRAEL Ezek, xv, 7. And I will set my company come along by the plain facu a zainst then; they shall go of Meonenim.

THROUGH EDOM AND LAND out from one fire, and another fire Jud. xvill, 16. And the six hon

OP AMORITES. stall devour them; and ye shall dred men appointed with their Num. XX, 17--21. Let us pass, I know that I am the LORD, when I weapons of war, which were of the pray thee, through thy country: Bet iny luce against them. children of Dan, stood by the en- we will not pass through the fields,

or through the vineyards neither Ezek. xxi, 31, 32. And I wintering of the gate pour vut mine indignation upun

Jud. xx, 14. But the children of will we drink of the water of the ihee; I will blow against thee in Benjamin gathered themselves to- wells: we will go by the king's the fire of my wrath, and deliver gether out of the cities unto Gl-nigh way, we will not turn to the thee into the band of brutish bean, to go out to battle against right hand nor to the left, until men, and skilful to destroy. Thuu the children of Israel.

we have passed thy borders. And shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy 1 Sam. xv. 5. And Saul came to &

Edom said unto him, Thou shalt blood shall be in the midst of the city of Amalek, and laid wait in against thee with the sword. And

not pass by me, lest I come out land; thou shalt be no more re- the valley.

the children of Israel said unto m-mbered for I the LORD have

2 Sam. il, 12. And Abner the him, We will go by the high way; spoken it.

son of Ner, and the servants of and' ll I and my cattle drink of Ezek. xxiv, 9. Therefore thus Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, went thy water, then I will pay for it: I saith the Lord God, Woe to the out from Mahunaim to Gibeon. will only, without doing any thing bloodly city! I will even make 2 Sam. V, 17 But when the else. go thrvugh on my feei. And the pile for fire great.

Philistines heard that they had an- he said, Thou shal go through Ezek. XXX, 8. And they shall ointed David king over israel, all And Edom came out against him knuw that I am the LORD, when I the Philistines cime np to seek Da with much people, and with a have set a fire in E. pt, and when vid; and David heard of u, and strong hund. Thus Edom refused all ber helpers shall be destroyed. I went down to the bold.

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