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which was a Jetess, and believed; ment unto Silas and Timothens of Libya about Cyrene, and stranbut his father uas a Greek. for to come to him with all speed,gers of Rome, Jews and prose

Acts xx, 2. And when he had they departed. Now, while Paul lytes. gone over those parts, and had waited for them at 'Athens, his

Acts xix, 21. .... firen them much exhortation, he spirit was stirred in him, when he posed in the spirit, when he had came into Greece.

saw the city wholly given to passed through Macedonia and Rom. 1, 14, 16.

I am
debtor
idolatry.

Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, sayboth to the Greeks and to the Acts xviii, 1. After these things ing, After I have been there, I Barbarians, both to the wise and Paul departed from Athens, and must also see Rome. to the unwise. For I am not came to Corinth.

Rom. i, 15. So, as much as in me ashamed of the gospel of Christ: 1 Thess. iii, 1. Wherefore, when is, I am ready to preach the gosfor it is the power of God unto we could no longer forbear, we pel to you that are at Rome also. salvation to every one that be thought it good to be left at

2 Tim. I, 17. But, when he was lieveth; to the Jew first, and also | Athens alone.

in Rome, he sought me out very to the Greek.

diligently, and found me. Rom. x, 12. For there is no

CORINTH. diflerence between the Jew and Acts xviii, 8. And Crispus, the

JUDEA. the Greek; for the same Lord over chief ruler of the synagogue, be- SOUTHERN PROVINCE OF PALESTINE. all is rich unto all that call upon lieved on the Lord with all his house: and many of the Corin- king, that we went into the pro

Ezra v, 8. Be it known unto the thians hearing believed, and were MACEDONIA. baptized.

vince of Judea, to the house of the

great God, which is builded with Acts xvi, 9, 10. And a vision Acts xix, 1. And it came to pass, great stones, and timber is laid in appeared to Paul in the night: that, while Apollos

at the walls, and this work goeth There stood a man of Macedonia, Corinth, Paul, having passed fast on, and prospereth in their and prayed him, saying, Come through the upper coasts, came to hands. over into Macedonia, and help us. Ephesus; and, finding certain Matth. xxiv, 16. Then let them And after he had seen the vision, disciples.

which be in Judea flee into the iramediately we endeavoured to

2 Cor. I, 1, 23. Paul, an apostle mountains. gu into Macedonia, assuredly of Jesus Christ by thé will of God, Mark xiii, 14. But when ye shall gathering that the

Lord had and Timothy our brother, unto called us for to preach the gospel the church of God which is at spoken of by Daniel the prophet,

see the abomination of desolation, unto them.

Corinth, with all the saints which standing where it ought not, (let Act3 xviii, 5. And when Silas are in all Achaia: Moreover, I him that readeth understand,) and Timotheus were come from call God for a record upon my then let them that be in Judea Macedonia, Paul was pressed in soul, that to spare you I came not fleo to the mountains. the spirit, and testified to the as yet unto Corinth.

Luke xxi, 21. Then let them Jews that Jesus is Christ,

which are in Judea flee to the Acts xix, 21. After these things

PHILIPPI.

mountains; and let them which Fere ended, Paul purposed in the Acts xvi, 12. And from thence are in the midst of it depart out; spirit, when ho Lad passed to Philippi, which is the chief city and let not them that are in the through Macedonia and Achaia, ) of that part of Macedonia, and a countries enter thereinto. to go to Jerusalem, saying, After colony: and we were in that city I have been there, I inust also abiding certain days.

John iv, 3. He left Judea, and

departed again into Galilee. see Rome.

Acts xx, 6. And we sailed away Jolin vii, 3. His brethren there2 Cor. vii, 5. For, when we were from Philippi after the days of fore said unto him, Depart hence, come into Macedonia, our flesh unleavened bread, and came unto and go into Judea, that thy dishad no rest, but wo were troubled them to Troas in five days; where ciples also may see the works that on every side: without were fight-we abode seven days.

thou doest. ings, within uere fears. 2 Cor. viii, 1. Moreover, breth1 Thess. il, 2. But even after

John xi, 7. Then after that saith he to

his disciples, Let us go ren, we do you to wit of the grace that we had suffered before, and of God bestowed on the churches were shamefully entreated, as ye

into Judea again. of Macedonia.

know, at Philippi, we were bold Acts 1, 8. But ye shall receive

in our God to speak unto you the power, after that the Holy Ghost 1 Thess. 1, 7, 8. So that ye were gospel of God with much conten- is come upon you: and ye shall be ensamples to all that believe in tion.

witnesses unto me both in JeruMacedonia and Achaia.

ITALY.

salem, and in all Judea, and in from you sounded out the word of

Samaria, and unto the uttermost the Lord not only in Macedonia

Acts xviii, 2. And found a cerand Achaia, but also in every tain Jew, named Aquila, born in part of the earth. place your faith to God-ward is Pontus, lately come from Italy,

Acts ix, 31. Then had the spread abroad; so that we need with his wife Priscilla, (because churches rest, throughout all not to speak any thing.

that Claudius had commanded all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, 1 Thess. iv, 10. And indeed ye Jews to depart from Rome,) and and were edified; and walking in

the fear of the Lord, and in the do it toward all the brethren came unto them.

comfort of the Holy Ghost, were which are in all Macedonia; but Heb. xiii, 24. Salute all them

multiplied we beseech you, brethren, that that have the rulo over you, and yo increase more and more. all the saints. They of Italy salute

Acts x, 37. That word, I say, yo you.

know, which

published

throughout all Judea, and began CHIEF CITIEB, ATHENS.

from Galilee, after the baptism Acts xvii, 15, 16. And they that CHIEF CITY, ROME.

which John preached. conducted Paul brought him unto Acts ii, 10. Phrygia, and Pam- Acts xii. 19 And when Herod Athens; and, receiving a command. | phylia, in Egypt, and in the parts had sought for him, and found

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him not, he examined the keepers, the women of Midian captives, Judges xi, 15. And said unto and commanded that they should and their little ones, and took the him, Thus saith Jephthah, Israel be put to death. And he went spoil of all their cattle, and all took not away the land of Moab, down from Judea to Cesarea, and their flocks, and all their goods. nor the land of the children of there abode.

Judges vi, 1. And the children Ammon. (See under Canaan.)

of Israel did evil in the sight of Ruth i, 2, 4. And the name of the

the LORD; and the LORD delivered man ncas Elimelech, and the name MEDES AND MEDIA.

them into the hand of Midian of his wife Naomi, and the name 2 Kings wii, 6. In tho ninth seven years.

of his two sons Mahlon and Chilyear of Iloshea the king of

Judges vii, 23. And the men of ion, Ephrathites of Beth-lehemAssyria took Samaria, and carried Israel gathered themselves to- judah: and they came into the Israel away into Assyria, and gether out of Naphtali, and out country of Moab, and continued placed them in Halah and in Ha- of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, there. And they took them wives bor by the river of Gozan, and in and pursued after the Midianites.

of the women of Moab; the numo the cities of the Medes.

Judges vill, 1. And the men of of the one vas Orpah, and the 2 Kings xviii, 11. And tho king Ephraim said unto him, Why name of the other Ruth: and they ot Assyria did carry away Israel hust thou served us thus, that dwelt there about ten years. unto Assyria, and put them in a thou calledst us not when thou

2 Sam. viii, 2. And he smote lah and in Habor by the river of wentest to fight with the Midian- Moab, and measured them with a Gozan, and in the cities of the ites? And they did chide with line, casting them down to the Medes. him sharply.

ground; even with two lines med Ezra vi, 2. And there was found

sured he to put to death, and with at Achmetha, in the palace that

MOAB.

one full line to keep alive: and so

the Moabites became David's seris in the province of the Medes, a ITS CHARACTER AXD FATE. roll, and therein was a record

Gen. xix, 37. And the first born Vants, and brought gifts. thus written. bare a son, and called his name

2 Kings iii, 7, 18. And he went Esther x, 2. And all the acts Moab: the same is the father of and sent to Jehosliaphat the king of his power and of his might, and the Moabites unto this day.

of Judah, saying, The king of the declaration of the greatness of Num. xxi, 28. For there is a fire wilt thou go with me against

Moab hath rebelled against me: Mordecai, whereinto the king

gone out of fleshbon, a llame advanced hiin, are they not writ- from the city of Sibon: *it hath Moab to battle? And he said, I ten in the book of the Chronicles consumed Ař of Moab, and the

will go up: I am as thou art, my of the kings of Media and Persia? lords of the high places of Arnon.

people as thy people, and my Isa. xiii, 17. Behold, I will stir

horses as thy horses. And this is

Num. xxiv, 17. I shall see him, but a light thing in the sight of up the Medes against them, which but not now; I shall behold him, the LORD: be will deliver the shall not regard silver; and as for but not pigh: there shall come a Moabites also into your hand. gold, they shall not delight in it.

Star ont of Jacob, and a Sceptre Jcr. XXV, 25. And all the kings shall rise out of Israel, and shall

1 Chron. iv, 22. And Jokim, and of Zimri, and all the kings of smite the corners of Moab, and and Saraph, who had the domin

the men of Chozeba, and Joash, Elam, and all the kings of the destroy all the children of Sheth. Mecies.

ion in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem.

Num. xxv, 1. And Israel abode and these are ancient things. Dan. vi, 8. Now, O king, estab-in Shittim, and the people began

Ps. Is. 8. Moab is my washpot; lish the decree, and sign the write to commit whoredom with the

over Edom will I cast out my ing, that it be not changed, daughters of Moab. according to the law of the Medes

Deut. ii, 9, 18. And the Lord said cause of me.

shoe: Philistia, triumph thou beand Persians, which altereth not.

unto me, Distress not the MoabDan. xi, 1. Also I, in the first ites, neither contend with them

Isa. xvi, 6. 11-14. We have year of Darius the Mede, even I, in battle: for I will not give thee heard of the pride of Moab, (he is stood to contirm and to strengthen of their land for a possession; very prond) eren of his baughtiLinn. because I have given Ar unto the but his lies shall not beso. Where

ness, and his pride, and his wrath: children of Lot for a possession. fore my bowels shall sound like an MIDIAN.

Thou art to pass over through Ar, harp for Moab, and mine inward Gen. xxxvii, 28. Then there the coast of Moab, this day,

parts for Kir-haresh. And it shall passed by Midianites, merchant- Deut. xxiii, 3. An Ammonite or

come to pass, when it is seen that inen; and they drew and lified up Moabite shall not enter into the Moab is weary on the high place, Joseph out of the pit, and gold congregation of the LORD; even that he shall come to his sanctuary Joseph to the Ishmeelites for to their tenth generation shall

to pray; but he shall not prevail. twenty pieces of silver: and they they not enter into the congrega- This is the word that the Lord brought Joseph into Egypt. tion of the LORD for ever.

hath spoken concerning Moab Exod. ii, 15. Now, when Pharaoh

Judges iii, 29-30. And he said since that time. But now the heard this thing, 'he sought to unto them, Follow after me; for Lord hath spoken, saying. Within slay Moses. But Moses fled from the Lord hath delivered your enc-three years, as the years of an the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in mies the Moabites into your hand. hireling, and the glory of Moab the land of Midian: and he sat and took the fords of Jordan to- great multitude; and the remnant

And they went down after him, shall be contemned, with all that down by a well.

ward Moab, and suffered not a shall be very small and feeble. Num. xxxi, 8, 9. And they slew man to pass over. And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the of Moab at that time about ten

Jer. xxv, 21. Edom, and Moab, rest of them that were slain; thousand men, all lusty, and all and the children of Ammon. namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, men of valour, and there escaped Jer. xlviii, 1, 2. Against Moab and flur, and Reba, five kings of not a man, So Moab was subdued thus saith the LORD of hosts, tho Midian: Balaam also, the son of that day under the hand of Israel. God of Israel, Woe unto Nebo 1or Beor, they slew with the sword. And the land had rest fourscore it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is curlAnd the children of Israel took all years.

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confounded and dismayed. There Job xxviii, 16. It cannot be the Philistines seven months. And enll be no more praise of Moab; valued with the gold of Ophir, the Philistines called for the in lleshbon they have devised evil with the precious onyx, or the priests and the diviners, saying. against it; come, and let us cut it sapphire.

What shall we do to the ark of oil from being a nation; also thou

P3. xlv, 9. Kinga' danghters the LORD? tell us wherewith wo shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the were among thy honourable wo- shall send it to his place. And sword shall pursue thee.

men: upon thy right hand did they sent messengers to the inJer. xlviii, 9, 20, 33, 39. Give stand the queen in gold of Ophir.

habitants of Kirjath-jcarim, saying,

The Philistines have brought wings unto Moab, that it may flee

Isa. xiii, 12. I will make a man and get away: for the cities there more precious than fine gold; even

again the ark of the LORD; coino of shall be desolate, without any a man than the golden wedge of yo down, and fetch it up to you. to dwell therein. Moab is con- Ophir.

2 Sam. xxi, 17. But Abiahai tho founded; for it is broken down:

son of Zeruiah succoured him, and

PADAN-ARAM OR MESObowl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon,

smoto the Philistine, and killed

POTAMIA. that Moab is spoiled. And joy

him. Then the men of David and gladness is taken from the Gen. XXV, 20. And Isaac was sware unto him, saying. Thou plentiful field, and from the land forty years old when he took Re- shalt go no more out with us to of Moab; and I have caused wine bekah to wife, the daughter of battle, that thou quench not tho to fail from the wine-presses: none Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, light of Israel. shall tread with shouting; their the sister to Laban the Syrian. P3. lx, 8. ... Philistia triumph shooting shall be no shouting.

Gen. xxviii, 6, 7. When Esau thou because of me. They shall howl, saying, How is

saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, Ps. lxxxvii, 4. .... Behold Phiit broken down! how bath Moab and sent him away to Padan- | listia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; turned the back with shame! so aram, to take him a wife from this man was born there. shall Moab be a derision and a thence; and that, as he blessed dismaying to all them about him. him, he gave him a charge, saying, forsaken thy people the house

Isa. il, 6. Therefore thou hast Ezek. xxv, 8, 9, 11. Thus saith Thou shalt not take a wifo of the of Jacob, because they be replenthe Lord God, Because that Moab daughters of Canaan: And that ished froin the cast, and are and Seir do say, Behold, the house Jacob obeyed his father and his soothsayers like the Philistines, of Judah is like unto all the hea- mother, and was gone to Padan- and they please themselves in the then; Therefore, behold, I will aram.

children of strangers. open the side of Moab from the

Gen. xxxi, 19. And he carried cities, from his cities which are away all his cattle, and all his whole Palestina, because the rod

Isa. xiv, 29. Rejoice not, thon, on bis frontiers, the glory of the goods which he had gotten, the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal- cattle of his getting which ho had

of him that smote thee is broken: meon, and Kiriathaim. And I will gotten in Padan-aram, for to go to

for out of the serpent's root shall execute judgments upon Moab; Isaac his father in the land of fruit shall be a liery flying serpent.

come forth a cockatrice, and his and they shall know that I am Canaan. the LORD.

Gen. XXXV, 9. 26. And God an- inhabitant from Ashdod, and him

Anos i, 8. And I will cut off tho Zeph. ii, 9. Therefore as I live, peared unto Jacob again, when saith the Lord of hosts, the God he came out of Padan-aram, and Ashkelor; and I will turn mino

that holdeth the sceptre from of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as blessed him. And the sons of Sodom, and the children of Am- Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad and band against Ekron: and the rem

nant

of the

These are the sons of mon as Gomorrah, even the breed. Asher.

Philistines shall ing of nettles, and salt-pits, and a Jacob, which were born to him in perish, saith the Lord God. perpetual desolation; the residue Padan-uram.

Amos ix, 7. Are yo not as chilof my people shall spoil them, and

dren of the Ethiopians unto me, O the reinnant of my people shall

PALESTINA

children of Israelsaith the LORD. Possess them.

PHILISTIA.

Have not I brought up Israel out

of the land of Egypt? and the PhiGen, xxi, 34. And Abraham so- listines from Caphtor, and the OPHIR.

journed in the Philistines' land Syrians from Kir?
FAMED FOR ITS GOLD.
many days.

Obad. 19.

And they of Gen. x, 29. And Opbir, and Hi- Exod. xili, 17. And it came to the plain the Philistines: and they vilab, and Jobab; all these were pass, when Pharaoh had let the shall possess the fields of Ephraim, the sons of Joktan.

people go, that God led them not and the fields of Samaria; and 1 Kings ix, 28. And they came

through the way of the land of the Benjamin shall possess Gilead. to Ophir, and fetched from thence Philistines, although that

Zeph. ii, 4,5. For Gaza shall be gold, four hundred and twenty near; for God said, Lest peradventalents, and brought it to king ture the people repent when they forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolaSolomon. see war, and they return to Egypt: at the noon-day, and Ekron shall

tion; they shall drive out Ashdod 1 Kings x, 11. And the navy also

Exod. xv, 14. The people shall be rooted up. Woo unto the inof Uliram, that brought gold from

hear, and be afraid: sorrow sha!! | habitants of the ser-coasts, the Ophir, brought in from Ophir take hold on the inhabitants of nation of the Cherethites! the word great plenty of almus-trees, and Palestina.

of the LORD is against you; O precious stones.

Josh. xii, 2. This is the land Canaan, the land of the Philistines, 1 Chron, xxix, 4. Eren three that yet remaineth; all the borders I will even destroy thee, that thousand talents of gold, of the of the Philistines, and all Geshuri. there shall be no inhabitant. golil of Ophir, and seven thousand Judges iii, 31. And after him

Zech. ix, 5, 6. Ashkelon shall sco talents of refined silver, to overlay was Shamgur the son of Anath, it, and fear, Gaza also shall see it, the walls of the houses withal. which slew of the Philistines six and be very sorrowful, and Ekron;

Job xxii, 24. Then shalt thou hundred men with an ox goad: and for her expectation shall be ashamlay up gold as dust, and the goud he also delivered Israel.

ed; and tho king shall perish from of Ophir as the stones of the 1 Sam. vi, 1, 2, 21. And the ark Guza, and Ashkelon shall not be brooks.

of the LORD was in the country of inhabited. And a bastard shill

was

dwell in Ashdod; and I will cut Neh. iv, 2. And he spake before i gifts. And the Lord preserved off the pride of the Philistines. his brethren, and the army of David whíthersoever he went. Samaria, and said, What do these

2 Sam. XV, 8. For thy servant PIIENICE.

feeble Jews? will they fortify vowed a vow while I abode at

themselves? will they sacrifice? Geshur in Syria, saying, if the Acts xi. 19. Now they which

will they make an end in a day? LORD shall bring me again indeed were scattered abroad, upon the will they revive the stones out of to Jerusale:n, ihen I will serve persecution that arose about ste- the leaps of the rubbish which the Lord. phen, travelled as far as Phenice,

are burut? and Cyprus, and Antioch, preach

1 Kings xi, 23. And he was an ing the word to none but unto 1st. vill, 4. For before the child adversary to Israel all the days of the Jews only.

shall have knowledge to cry, My Solomon, besides the mischief that Acts xv, 3. And being hrought of Damascus, and the spoil of Sa- rael, and reigned over Syria.

father and my mother, the riches Hadad did: and he abhorred Ison their way by the church, they maria, shall be taken away before passed through Phenice and Sa

2 Kings v, 20. But Genazi, the the king of Assyria. maria, declaring the conversion of

servant of Elisha, the man of God, the Gentiles: and they cansed Matth. x, 5. These twelve Jesus said, Behold, my master bath great joy unto all the brethren. sent forth, and commanded them, spared Naaman this Syrian, in not

Acts xxi, 2. And finding a ship saying, Go not into the way of the receiving at his hands that which sailing over unto Phenicia, we Gentiles, and into any city of the he brought: but, as the LORD Samaritans enter ye not.

liveth, I will run after him, and went aboard, and set forth.

take somewhat of him.

Luke xvil, 11. And it came to Acts xxvii, 12. And because the haven was not commodious to pass, as he went to Jerusalem,

2 Kings vi, 23. And he prepared winter in, the more part advised of Samaria and Galilee. that he passed through the midst great provision for them; and

when they had eaten and drunk, to depart thence also, if by any

he sent them away, and they went means they might attain to Phen- John iv, 9, 39. Then saith the to their master. So the bands of ice and there to winter; which is woman of Samaria unto him, How Syria came no more into the land an haven of Crete, and lieth to- is it that thou, being a Jew, askest of Israel. ward the south-west and north-drink of me, which am a woman

2 Kings xiil, 3, 19. And the anger west.

of Samaria? (for the Jews have no
dealings with the Samaritans.) Israel; and he delivered them into

of the Lord was kindled against PHRYGIA.

And many of the Samaritans of the band of Hazael king of Syria, Acts xviii, 23. And after he had that city believed on him for the and into the hand of Ben-hadad spent some time there, he depart- saying of the woman, which testi: I the son of Hazael all their days. ed, and went over all the country fied, He told me all that ever I And the man of God was wroth of Galatia and Phrygia in order, did.

with him, and said, Thou shouldest strengthening all the disciples. John viii, 48. Then answered have smitten five or six times, then

the Jews, and said unto him, Say haust thou smitten Syria till thou SAMARIA.

we not well that thou art á Sa-hadst consumed it; whereas now maritan, and hast a devil?

thou shalt smite Syria bat thrice. MIDDLE PROVINCE OF PALESTINE. 1 Kings xiii, 32. For the saying Acts viii, 1, 5, 14. And Saul was

Ezra iv, 7. And in the days of consenting to his death. And which he cried by the word of the

Artaxerxes wrote Bislilam, MithLord against the altar in Bethel, at that time there was a great per- redath, Tabeel, and the rest of and against all the houses of the sccution against the church which their companions, unto Artaxhigh places which are in the cities was at Jerusalem: and they were

erxes king of Persia; and the of Samaria, shall surely come to all scattered abroad throughout writing of the letter was written pass.

the regions of Judea and Samaria, in the Syrian tongue, and inter1 Kings xx, 10. And Ben-hadad except the apostles. Then Philip preted in the Syrian tongue.

went down to the city of Samaria, Isa. ix, 12. The Syrians before, sent unto him, and said. The gods and preached Christ unto them and the Philistines behind; and do so unto me, and more also, if Now, when the apostles which they shall devour Israel with open the dust of Samaria shall suflice

were at Jerusalem heard that mouth. For all this his anger is for handfuls for all the people that Samaria had received the word of not turned away, but his hand is follow me.

God, they sent unto them Peter stretched out still. 2 Kings vi, 20. And it came to and John.

Hosea xii, 12. And Jacob fled pass, when they were come into

into the country of Syria; and Samaria, that Elisha said, LORD,

SYRIA.

Israel served for a wife, and for a open the eyes of these men, that

wife he kept sleep. they may see. And the LORD Deut. xxvi, 5. And thou shalt opened their eyes, and they saw; speak and say before the LOED bar of Damascus, and cut off the

Amos i, 5. I will break also the and, behold, they were in the thy God, A Syrian ready to perish inhabitant from the plain of Aven, midst of Samaria.

was my father, and he went down and him that holdeth the sceptre 2 Kings xviii, 34. Where are into Egypt, and sojourned there from the house of Eden: and the the gods of Hamath, and of Ar- with a few, and became there people of Syria shall go into cappad? where are the gods of Sephar- a nation, great, mighty, and pop-tivity unto Kir, saith the LORD. vaim, IIena, and Ivalıhave they

ulous. delivered Samaria out of mine 2 Sam. viii, 5. 6. And when the same went throughout all Syria. ..

Matth. iv, 24. And his (Jesus) land?

Syrians of Damascus came to sucEzra iv, 10. And the rest of the cour Hadadezer king of Zobah, first made when Cyrenius was

Luke ii, 2. (And this taxing was nations whom the great and noble David slew of the Syrians two and Asnapper brought over, and set twenty thousand

Then

governor of Syria.) in the cities of Samaria, and the David put garrisons in Syria of Acts xv, 23, 41. And they wrote rest that are on this side the river, Damascus; and the Syrians became letters by them after this man. and at such a time.

servants to David, and brought I ner; The apostles, and elders, and

men.

brethren, send greeting unto the Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am | far, their sllver and their gold brethren which are of the Gen- here, LORD. But Barnabas took with them, unto the name of the tiles in Antioch, and Syria, and him, and brought him to the Lord thy God, and to the Holy Cilicia, And he went through apostles, and declared unto them | One of Israel, because he hath Syria and Cilicia, confirming the how he had seen the Lord in the glorified thee. churches. way, and that he had spoken to

Jer. x, 9. Silver Spread into Acts xviii, 13. And Paul after him, and how he had preached

plates is brought from Tarshish, this tarried there yet a good boldly at Damascus in the name and gold from Uplaz, the work of while, and then took his leave of of Jesus.

the workman, and of the hands of the brethren, and sailed thence 2 Cor. xi, 32. In Damascus the the founder: blue and purple is into Syria, and with him Priscilla governor under Aretas the king their clothing: they are all the and Aquila; having shorn his head kept the city of the Damascenes work of cunning men. in Cenchrea: for he had a vow, with a garrison, desirous to appre- Ezek. xxvii, 12, 25. Tarshish Acts xxi, 3. Now, when we had hend me.

was thy merchant by reason of the discovered Cyprus, we left it on

multitude of all kind of riches; the left hand, and sailed unto

PROPHECIES ABOUT IT.

with silver, iron, tin, and lead, Syria. ....

Isa. x, 9. Is not Calno as Car- they traded in thy fairs. The

chemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? ships of Tarshish did sing of theo CHIEF CITY, DAMASCUS.

is not Samaria as Damascus? in thy market; and thou wast re

Isa. xvii, 3. The fortress also plenished, and made very glorious Gen. xv, 2. And Abram said, shall cease from Ephraim, and the in the midst of the seas. Lord God, what wilt thou give kingdom from Damascus, and the Ezek. xxxviii, 13. Sheba, and me, seeing I go childless, and the remnant of Syria: they shall be as Dedan, and the merchants of steward of my house is this Eliezer the glory of the children of Israel, Tarshish, with all the young lions of Damascus? saith the LORD of hosts.

thereof, shall say unto thee, Art 2 Sam. viii, 6. Then David put Jer. xlix, 23, 24. Concerning thou come to take spoil? hast garrisons in Syria of Damascus: Damascus. Hamath is confounded, thou gathered thy company to and the Syrians became servants and Arpad; for they have heard take a prey? to carry away, silver to David, and brought gifts. And evil tidings; they are faint-hearted: and gold, to take away cattle aud the LORD preserved David whi- there is sorrow on the sea; it can-goods, to take a great spoil? thersoever he went.

not be quiet. Damascus is waxed Jonah i, 3. But Jonah rose mp 1 Kings xi, 24. And he gathered feeble, and turneth herself to flee, to flee unto Tarshish from the men unto him, and became cap- and fear bath seized on her: an- presence of the Lord, and went tain over a band, when David slew guish and sorrows have taken her, down to Joppa; and he found a them of Zobah: and they went to as a woman in travail,

ship going to Tarshish: so he paid Damascus, and dwelt therein, and Amos i, 3, 5. Thus saith the the tare thereof, and

went reigned in Damascus.

LORD; For three transgressions of down into it, to go with them un2 Kings viii, 7. And Elisha came Damascus, and for four, I will not to Tarshish from the presence of to Damascus; and Ben-hadad the turn away the punishment there- the LORD. king of Syria was sick: and it was of; because they have threshed Jonah iv, 2. And he prayed untold him, saying, The man of God Gilead with threshing instruments to the Lord, and said, I pray thee, is come hither.

of iron. I will break also the bar 0 LORD, was not this my saying 2 Kings xvi, 10-12. And king of Damascus, and cut off the inha- when I was yet in my country? Ahaz went to Damascus to meet

bitant from the plain of Aven, and therefore I fled before unto TarTiglath-pileser king of Assyria, him that holdeth the sceptre from shish. and saw altar that was at the house of Eden; and the people Damascus: and king Ahaz sent of Syria shall go into captivity

TYRE, to Urijah the priest the fashion of unto Kir, saith the LORD.

TIE OLD MART OF NATIONS, AND the altar, and the pattern of it, Amos V, 27. Therefora will I

ITS PREDICTED OVERTHROW. according to all the workmanship cause you to go into captivity bethereof. And Urijah the priest yond Damascus, saith the LORD,

2 Sam. xxiv, 7. And they came to built an altar according to all that whose name is The God of hosts. the strong hold of Tyre, and to all kiug Ahaz had sent from Damas.

the cities of the Hivites, and of the cus: so Urijah the priest made it

TARSHISH,

Canaanites: and they went out to against king Ahaz came from

the south of Judah, even to Beer

NOTED FOE ITS SHIPPING. Damascus. And when the king

sheba.

Gen. x, 4. And the song of as come from Damascus, the Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Solomon sent and fetched Hiram

1 Kings vil, 13, 14. And king king saw the altar, and the king Kittim, and Dodanim. approached to the altar, and offer

out of Tyre. He was a widow's ed thereon.

P8. Ixxii, 10. The kings of Tar- son of the tribe of Naphtali, and 182. vii, 8. For the head of Syria shish and of the isles shall bring his father was a man of Tyre, a 13 Damascus, and the head of presents: the kings of Sheba and worker in brass..... Damascus is Rezin; and within Seba shall offer gitts.

Ezra iii, 7. They gave money also threescore and five years shall

Isa. 11, 16. And upon all the unto the masons, and to the carEphraim be broken, that it be not ships of Tarshish, and upon all

penters; and meat, and drink, and a people. pleasant pictures.

oil, unto them of Zion, and to Acts ix, 2, 10, 27. And desired of Isa. xxiii, 1. The burden of them of Tyre, to bring cedarhim letters to Damascus to the Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; | trees from Lebanon to the sea of synagogues, that if he found any for it is laid waste, so that there Joppa, according to the grant of this way, whether they were is no bouse, no entering in: from that they had of Cyrus king of men or women, he might bring the land of Chittim it is revealed Persia. them bound unto Jerusalem. And to them.

Ps. xlv, 12. And the daughter of there was a certain disciple at Isa. Ix, 9. Surely the isles shall Tyre shall be there with a gift; Damascus, named Ananias; and wait for me, and the ships of Tar- even the rich among the people to him said the Lord in a vision, shish first, to bring thy sons from I shall entreat thy favour.

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