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if we follow on to know the LORD: give the sin of thy servants, and shall not yield her increase, tis going forth is prepared as the of thy people Israel, when thou neither shall the trees of the land morning; and he shall come unto hast taught them the good way yield their fruits. us as the rain, as the latter and wherein they should walk; and

Deut. xxviii, 23, 24. And thy heaformer rain unto the earth.

send rain upon thy land, which ven that is over thy head shall be Hosea x, 12. ..... It is time thou hast given unto thy people brass, and the earth that is under to seek the Lorn, till he come and for an inheritance.

thee shall be iron. The LORD rain righteonsness upon you.

Zech. x, 1. Ask ye of the LORD shall make the rain of thy land

rain in the time of the latter rain; powder and dust.
RAIN PROMISED.
80 the LORD shall make bright

1 Kings xvii, 1. And Elijah the Lev. XXVI, 4. Then I will give clouds, and give them showers of Tishbite', who was of the inhabiFou rain in due season. ....

rain, to every one grass in the tants of Gilead, said unto Ahab,

field. Deut. xi, 14. ... I will give you

As the LORD God of Israel liveth,

before whom I stand, there shall the rain of your land in his duo sea

DROUGHT.

not be dew nor rain these years, son, the first rain, and the latter raki, that thou mayest gather in

Job xxxviii, 38. When the dust but according to my word. thy corn, and thy wine, and thine groweth into hardness, and the

1sa. V, 6. And I will lay it clods cleave fast together? oil.

waste: it shall not be pruned nor 1 Kings xvili, 1. And it came to

Isa. xli, 17. When the poor and digged; but there shall come up pass after many days, that the needy seek water, and there is briers and thorns: I will also conword of the Lord came to Elijah none, and their tongue faileth for mand the clouds that they rain in the third year, saying, Go, slew thirst, I the Lord will hear them, no rain upon it.

I the God of Israel will not forthyself unto Ahab, and I will send

Hosea xiii, 15. Though he be fruitsake them. rain upon the earth.

ful among his brethren, an east Jer. xiv, 22. Are there any

Jer. V, 24, 25. Neither say they wind shall come, the wind of the among the vanities of the Gentiles in their heart, Let us now fear LORD shall come up from the wilthat can cause rain? or can the the Lord our God, that giveth derness, and his spring shall beheavens give showers?

Art not rain, both the former and the come dry, and his fountain shall thou he, O LORD our God? there latter, in his season. Your be dried up. fore we will wait upon thee; for iniquities have turned away these

Haggai i, 11. And I called for a thou hast made all these things.

things, and your sins have with drought upon the land, and upon

holden good things from you. Exek. xxxiv, 26. I will

the mountains, and upon the corn, cause the shower to come down

Jer. xiv, 4. Because the ground and upon the new wine, and upon in his season, there shall be show is chapt, for there was no rain in the oil, and upon that which the ers of blessing.

the earth, the plowmen were ground bringeth forth, and upon

ashamed, Joel ii, 23. Be glad then, ye chil- heads.

they covered their men, and upon cattle, and upon

all the labour of the bands. dren of Zion, and rejoice in the

Ezek. xxii, 24. Son of man, say LORD your God; for he hath given

SEASONS. you the former rain moderately, unto her, Thou art the land that

is not cleansed, nor rained upon and he will cause to come down

Gen. xiii, 22. While the earth for you the rain, the former rain, in the day of indignation.

remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and the latter ain in the fir Joel I, 19. () LORD, to thee wil

and cold and heat, and summer month.

I cry: for the fire hath devoured and winter, and day and niglit

the pastures of the wilderness, shall not cease. AND PRAYED FOR.

and the flame hath burnt all P8. xxxii, 4. For day and night 1 Sam. xii, 17. Is it not wheat- the trees of the field.

thy hand was heavy upon me: my harvest to-day? I will call unto the Amos iv, 7, 8. And also I have moisture is turned into the LORD, and he shall send thunder withholden the rain from you, drought of summer. Selah. and rain; that ye may perceive and when there were yet three months Ps. Ixv, 10. .... Thou blessest see that your wickedness is great, to the harvest: and I caused it to the springing thereof. wbich ye have done in the sight rain upon one city, and caused it

Ps. lxxiv, 17. Thou hast set all of the LORD, in asking you a king, not to rain upon another city: one

the borders of the earth; thou hast 1 Kings viii, 35, 36. When hea- piece was rained upon, and the made summer and winter. ven is shut up, and there is no piece whereupon it rained not

Cant. ii, 10, 11. My beloved rain, because they have sinned withered. So two or three cities against thee; if they pray toward wandered unto one city, to drink spake, and said unto me, Rise up, this place, and confess thy name,

water; but they were not satisfied: my love, my fair one, and come and to from their sin, when thon yet have yo not returned unto away:, For, 1o, the winter is past,

the rain is over and gone. afilictest them: Then hear thou mo, saith the LORD. in heaven, and forgive the sin of Haggai i, 10. Therefore the Ezek. xvii, 9. Say thou, Thus thy servants, and of thy people heaven over you is stayed from saith the Lord God, Shall it prosIsrael, that thou teach them the dew, and the earth is stayed from per? shall he not pull up the good way wherein they should her fruit.

roots thereof, and cut off the fruit walk, and give rain upon thy land,

thereof, that it wither? it shall which thou hast given to thy DROUGHT THREATENED.

withier in all the leaves of her people for an inheritance.

Lev. xxvi, 18-20. And if ye will

spring. 2 Chron. vi, 26, 27. When the not yet for all this bearken unto

Zech. xiv, 8. And it shall be in heaven is shnt up, and there is no me, then I will punish you seven

that day, that living waters shall rain, because they have sinned times more for your sins. And I go out from Jerusalem; half of against thee; yet if they pray to will break the pride of your them toward the former sea, and ward this place, and confess thy power, and I will make your hea- half of them toward the hinder name, and turn from their sin, ven as iron, and your earth as sea: in summer and in winter when thou dost afflict them; Then brass. And your strength shall shall it be. hear thou from heaven, aud for- be spent in vain: for your land Matth. xxiv, 32, 33. Now learn a

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parable of the fig-tree; Wien his

DEW.

i Sam. xii, 17. Is it not wheat branch is yet tender and puttethi

Gen ii, 5, 6. And every plant of harvest to-day? I will call unto forth leaves, ye know that sum- the field before it was in the earth, the Lord, and he shall send thubmer is nigh: So likewise ye, when and every herb of the field before der and rain. . ye shall see all these things, it grew: for the LORD God had not 2 Sam. xxii, 14. The LORD thunkuow that it is near, even at the caused it to rain upon the earth, dered from heaven, and the most doorg.

and there was not a man to till High uttered his voice. Mark xlii, 18. And pray ye that the ground. But there went up a

Job xxxvii, 4,5. After it a voice inist from the earth, and watered roareth: he thundereth with the your flight be not in the winter.

the whole face of the ground. voice of his excellency: and he will 2 Tim. iv, 21. Do thy diligence to come before winter, Eubulus father answered and said unto heard. God thundereth marvel

Gen. xxvii, 39. And Isaac his no stay them when his voice is greeteth thee, and Pudens, and

lously with his voice.. Linus, and Claudia, and all the him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be

the fatness of the earth, and of Ps. lxxvii,18. The voice of thy brethren.

the dew of heaven froin above. thunder was in the heaven; the

Num. xi. 9. And when the dew liglitnings lightened the world; PROGNOSTICS OF fell upon the camp in the night, the earth trembled and shook. WEATIIER. the manna fell upon it.

Ps. civ, 7. At thy rebuke they 1 Kings xviii, 41, 43-45. And

Jod xxxviii, 28. Hath the rain a Ned; at the voice of thy thunder Elijah said unto Abab, Get thee father? or who hath begotten the they hasted away. drops of dew?

Isa. xxix, 6. Thon shall be visi. up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain. And Prov. iii, 20. By his knowledge ted of the Lord of hosts with [Elijah] said to his servant, Go up the depths are broken up, and the thunder. ..... now, look toward the sea. And clouds drop down the dew.

John xii, 29. The people therehe went up, and looked, and said, Çant. v, 2. My head is fore that stood by, and heard it, There is nothing. And he said, filled with dew, and my locks said that it thundered: others said, Go again seven times. And it with the drops of the night. An angel spake to him. came to pass at the seventh time,

Daniel iv, 15. Nevertheless, Rev. iv, 5. And out of the throne that he said. Behold, there ariseth Icave the stump of his roots in proceeded lightnings, and thuna little cloud out of the sea, like a the earth, even with a band of derings, and voices. ... man's hand. And he said, Go up, iron and brass, in the tender say unto Abab, Prepare thy grass of the field; and let it be wet

LIGHTNING. chariot, and get thee down, that with the dew of heaven, and let. 2 Sam. xxii, 15. And he sent out the rain stop thee not. And it his portion be with the beasts in arrows, and scattered them; lightcame to pass in the mean while, the grass of the earth.

ning, and discomfited them. that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a

Job i, 16. While he was yet great rain.

2 Sam. xvii, 12. So shall we come speaking, there came also another,

upon him in some place where he and said, The fire of God is fallen Job xxxvi, 33. The noise thereof shall be found, and we will light from heaven, and hath burnt up sheweth concerning it, the cattle upon him as the dew falleth on the sheep, and the servants, and also concerning the vapour. the ground. .

consumed them; and I only am esJ xxxvii, 22.

now men

Job xxix, 19. My root rcas spread caped alone to tell thee. see not the bright light which is out by the waters, and the dew Job xxxviii, 35. Canst thou send in the clouds; but the wind pass- lay all night upon my branch. lightnings, that they may go, and eth, and cleanseth them. Fair

Ps. cx, 3..... Thou hast the say unto thee, llere we are: weather cometh out of the north. dew of thy youth.

Ps. xviii, 14. Yea, he sent out Prov. XXV, 23. The north wind Ps. cxxxiii, 3. As the dew of his arrows, and scattered them: driveth away rain; 80 doth an Hermon, and as the der that de- and he shot out lightnings, and angry countenance a backbiting scended upon the mountains of

discomfited them. tongue.

Ps. xxix, 7. The voice of the Matth. xvi, 2, 3. He answered

Prov. xlx, 12. ....

His [the

LORD divideth the flames of fire. and said unto them, When it is king's] favour is as dew upon the P8. xcvii, 4. Ilis lightnings enevening, ye say, it will be fair grass.

lightened the world: the earth weather; for the sky is red: And Hosea xiv, 5. I will be as the saw, and trembled. in the morning. It will be füul dew unto Israel: he shall grow as

Ps. cxliv, 6. Cast forth lightning, weatlier to-day; for the sky is red the lily, and cast forth his roots as and scatter them: shoot out thine and lowring. ( ve hypocrites, ye Lebanon.

arrows, and destroy them. can discern the face of the sky;

Micah v, 7. And the remnant of

Jer. x, 13.

He maketh but can ye not discern the sigus Jacob shall be in the midst of lightnings with rain, and bringeth of the times?

many people as a dew from the forth the wind vut of his treasures. Luke xii, 54-57. And he said LORD, as the showers upon the Batth. xxiv, 27. For as the light. also to the peoplo, When ye see a grass, that tarrieth not for man, ning cometh out of the east, and cloud rise out of the west, nor waiteth for the sons of men. shineth even unto the west; 80 straightway ye say, There cometh

shall also the coming of the Son of a shower, and so it is. And when

THUNDER.

man be. ve see the south wind blotv, ye 1 Sam. vii, 10. And as Samuel say, There will be heat; and it was offering up the burnt-offering, THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. coineth to pass. Ye hypocrites, the Philistines drew near to battle Exod. xix, 16. And it came to ye can discern the face of the sky against Israel: but the LORD thun- pass on the third day, in the and of the earth; but how is it dered with a great thunder on morning, that there were thunders that ye do not discern this time? that day upon the Philistinen, and and lightnings, and a thick cloud Yea, and why even of yonrselves discomfted them; and they were upon the mount, and the voicert judge yo not what is right? smitten before Israel.

the trui et exceeding lot SO

Zion. ....

B2W

That all the people that was in the Joshua x, 11. And it came to entered into the treasures of the camp trembled.

pass, as they fled from before show; or hast thou seen the treas. Exod. xx, 18. And all the people Israel, and were in the going ures of the hail

, Which I bave the thunderings, and the down to Beth - horon, that the reserved against the time of lightnings, and the noise of the LORD cast down great stones trouble, against the day of battle trumpet, and the mountain smok from heaven upon them unto and war? ing: and, when the people saw it, Azekal, and they died: they were

P3. 11, 7. Purge me with hyssop, more which died with hail-stones and I shall be clean; wash me. they removed, and stood afar off.

than they whom the children of and I shall be whiter than snow. Job xxxvii, 1, 3, 4. At this also Israel slew with the sword. my heart trembleth, and is moved

Ps. lxviii, 14. When the Alout of his place. le directeth it their vines with hail, and their

Ps. Ixxviii, 47, 48. He destroyed mighty scattered kings in it, it under the whole heaven, and his

was white as snow in Salmon.

He lgbtning into the ends of the sycamore trees with frost.

Ps. cxlvii, 16. He giveth snow earth. After it a voice roareth: / Favo up their cattlo also to the bail.

like wool: he scattereth the hear he thundereth with the voice of

frost like ashes. his excellency.

18a. xxviii, 2. 17. Behold, the

Isa, lv, 10.......
Lord hath a mightyand strong one,

The rain Joh Xxxviii, 25. Who bath divided & watercourse for the which, as a tempest of Lail, and cometh down, and the snow froin overflowing of waters, or a way mighty waters overflowing, shall a destroying storm, as a flood of heaven, and returneth not thither,

but watereth the earth. for the lightning of thunder.

cast down to the earth with the Jer. xviii, 14. Will a man leave P8. xviii, 12, 13. At the bright-hand. Judgment also will I lay to the Snow of Lebanon which ness that was before him his thick the line, and righteousness to the cometh from the rock of the field? clouds passed, hail - stones and pluminet; and the hail shall sweep

or shall the cold flowing waters coals of fire. The LORD also thun-away the refuge of lies, and the that come from another place be dered in the heavens, and the waters shall overflow the hiding-forsaken? Highest gave his voice; hail-stones place.

Matth. xxviii, 3. His countenand coals of fire.

Isa. xxxii, 19. When it shall ance was like lightning, and his Rev. viii, 5. And the angel took hail, coming down on the forest; raiment white as snow. the censer, and filled it with fire and the city shall be low in a low of the altar, and cast it into the place.

CHANGES OF TEMPERAearth: and there were voices, and Ezek. xiii, 13. Therefore thus

TURE. thunderings, and lightnings, and saith the Lord God; I will even Gen. viii, 22. While the earth an earthquake. rend it with a stormy wind in my reinaineth,

cold and heat, fury; and there shall be an over- and summer and winter, and day A DESCRIPTION OF A

flowing shower in mine anger, and night shall not cease.

and great hailstones in my fury, THUNDERSTORM.

Exod. xvi, 14. And when the to consume it. P3. xxix, 1-11. Give unto the

dew that lay was gone up, behold,

Ezek. xxxviii, 22. And I will upon the face of the wilderness LOED, o ye mighty, give unto the plead against him with pestilence there lay a sınall round thing, as IARD glory and strength.

and with blood; and I will rain small as the hoar-frost, on the onto the Lord the glory due unto his name: worship the Lord in the upon him, and upon his bands, ground.

and upon the many people that beauty of holiness. The voice of

Job vi, 17. What time they wax are with him, an overflowing rain, warm, they vanish: when it is the Lond is upon the waters: the

and great hailstones, fire, and hot, they are consumed out of God of glory thundereth; the LORD

brimstone. is upon many waters. The voice

their place. of the LORD is powerful; the voice

Haggai ii, 17. I smoto you with

Job xxxvii, 9, 10, 17. Out of the of the Lord is full of majesty. The blasting, and with inildew, and south cometh the whirlwind; and voice of the LORD breaketh the with hail, in all the labours of

cold vut of the north. By the cedars; yea, the Lord breaketh your hands; yet ye turned not to breath of God frost is given; and the cedars of Lebanon. He mak-me, saith the LORD.

the breadth of tire waters is eth them also to skip like a caif; Rev. viii, 7. The first angel straitened. How thy garments Lebanon and Sirion like a young sounded, and there followed hail are warm, when he quieteth the unicorn. The voice of the LORD and fire mingled with blood, and earth by the south wind 7 divideth the flames of fire. The they were cast upon tho earth:

Job xxxviii, 29, 30. Out of whose Voice of the LORD shaketh the and the third part of trees was

womb came the ice? and the livary wilderness; the LORD shaketh the burnt up, and all green grass was

frost of heaven, who hath genwilderness of Kadesh. The voice burnt up.

dered it? The waters are hid as of the LORD maketh the binds to

Rev. xvi, 21. And there fell up with a stone, and the face of the calve, and discovereth the forests: on men a great bail out of heaven, and in his templo doth every one erery stone about the weight of a

deep is frozen. speak of his glory. The Lord sit- talent: and men blasphemed God forth his ice like morsels: who

Ps. cxlvii, 17, 18. He casteth teth upon the flood; yea, the LORD because of the plague of the hail; sitteth King for ever. The LORD for the plague thereof was exceed-sendeth out his word, and melteth

can stand before his cold? He will give strength unto his people; ing great. the LORD will bless his people with

them: he causetli his wind to blow SNOW.

and the waters flow, peace.

Job ix, 30. If I wash myself Jer. xxxvi, 30. Therefore thus HAIL.

with snow-water, and make my saith the LORD of Jehoiakim king

hands never so clean. Erod, ix, 18. Behold, to-morrow

of Judah, He shall have none to about this time, I will cause it to

Job xxxvii, 6. For he saith to sit upon the throne of David; and rain a very grievous hail, such as the snow, Be thou on the earth; his dead body shall be cast out in hath not been in Egypt since the likewise to the small rain, and to the day to the heat, and in the foundation thereof even until the great rain of his strength. night to the frost. DOW.

Job xxxviil, 22. 23. Hast thou Mark xiv, 54. And Peter followel him afar off, even into the palace Isae. Xxx, 26. Moreover,

the 2 Sam. xxiii, 4. And he shall be of the high priest: and he sat light of the moon shall be as the as the light of the morning where with the servants, and warmed light of the sun, and the light of the sun riseth, even a morning himsell at the fire.

the sun shall be seven-fold, as the without clouds. .
light of seven days, in the day Job xi, 17. And thine age shall

that the LORD bindeth up the be clearer than
II.

the noon-day; breach of bis people, and healeth thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt THE SECOND OR STARRY the stroke of their wound. be as the morning. HEAVENS.

Rev. xii, 1. And there appeared Job xxxviii12, 13. Hast thou Gen. 1, 6, 7. And God said, Let a great wonder in heaven; a cominanded the morning since thy there be a firmament in the midst woman clothed with the sun, and days; and caused the day-spring of the waters, and let it divide the the moon under her feet, and upon to know his place; That it might waters from the waters. And her head a crown of twelve stars: take hold of the ends of the earth, God made the firmament, and Rev. xvi, 8. And the fouth angel that the wicked might be shaken divided the waters which were poured out his vial upon the sun; out of it? under the firmament, from the and power was given unto him to Ps. Ixv, 8. They also that dwell waters which ucre above the scorch men with fire.

in the uttermost parts are afraid firmament: and it was so.

at thy tokens: thou makest the Job xxxvii, 18. Hast thou with

REFLECTIONS.

outgoings of the morning and him spread out the sky, which is

P3. vili, 3, 4. When I consider evening to rejoice. strong, and as a molten looking thy heavens, the work of thy

James i, 11. For the sun is no glass?

fingers, the moon and the stars, sooner risen with a burning heat,

which thou hast ordained; What but it withereth the grass, and the THE HEAVENLY BODIES. is man, that thou art mindful of flower thereof falleth, and the Gen. 1, 14-18. And God said, him? and the son of man, that thou grace of the fashion of it perishetli:

80 also shall the rich man fade Let there be lights in the firma- visitest him? ment of the heaven, to divide the P3. xix, 1-4. The heavens declare away in his ways. day from the night; and let them the glory of God; and the firma

MERIDIAN. be for signs, and for seasons, and ment showeth his handywork. for days, and years: And let them Day unto day uttereth speech,

Gen. xviii, 1. And the LORD apbe for lights in the firmament of and night unto night showeth peared unto him in the plains of the heaven, to give light upon the knowledge. There is no speech Mamre: and he sat in the tent earth: and it was so. And God nor language where their voice is door in the heat of the day. made two great lights; the greater not heard. Their line is gone out Erod. xvi. 21. . And when light to rule the day, and the through all the earth, and their the sun waxed hot, it [manna] lesser light to rule the night: he words to the end of the world. ... melted. made the stars also. And God

Ps. xcvil, 6. The heavens declare 1 Sam. xi, 9, 11. And they said set them in the firmament of the his righteousness, and all the unto the messengers that came heaven, to give light upon the

Thug shall ye say unto the men of earth. 'And to rule over the day people see his glory. aud over the night, and to divide

Ps. cxxxvi, 7-9. To him that time the sun be liot, ye shall bave

Jabesh-gilead, To-morrow, by that the light from the darkness: and made great lights: for his merey help. And the messengers came God saw that it was good.

endureth for ever: The sun to and shewed it to the men of J2P3. xix, 5, 6. Which (the sun) is

rule by day: for his mercy endur

eth for ever: as a bridegroom coming out of stars to rule by night: for his

besh; and they were glad. And it The moon and

was 80 on the morrow, that Saul his chamber, and rejoiceth as a

put the people in three companies; strong man to run a race. His mercy endureth for ever.

and they came into the midst of going forth is from the end of the Ps. cxlviii, 3-5. Praise yo him, the host in the morning-watch, heaven, and his circuit unto the sun and moon: praise him, all ye and slew the Ammonites until the ends of it.

stars of light. Praise him, ye heat of the day. Ps. civ, 19. He appointed the heavens of heavens, and ye waters 2 Sam. iv, 5. And the sons of moon for seasons; the sun know that be above the heavens. Let Rimmon thé Beerothite, Rechab eth his going down,

them praise the name of the and Baanah, went, and came about 1 Cor. xv, 40, 41. There are also

Lord: for he commanded, and the beat of the day to the house of celestial bodies, and bodies terthey were created.

Ish-bosheth, who lay on a bed at restrial; but the glory of the Prov. XXV, 3. The heaven for noon. celestial is one, and the glory of height, and the earth for depth,

Ps. xix, 6. ..... And there is the terrestrial is another.

There and the heart of kings is uusearch- nothing hid from the heat thereof is one glory of the sun, andable.

Isa. iv, 6. And there shall be a another glory of the moon, and

Jer. xxxl, 37. Thus saith the tabernacle for a shadow in the dayanother glory of the stars; for one LORD. If heaven above can be time from the beat, and for a place star differeth from another star | measured, and the foundations of of refuge, and for a covert from in glory.

the earth searched out beneath, storm and from rain.

I will also cast off all the need of Matth. xx, 12. Saying, these last Ps. Ixxii, 5, 7. They shall fear Israel for all that they have done, have wrought but one hour, and thee as long as the sun and moon saith tho LORD.

thou hast made them equal unto endure, throughout all genera

us, which have bome the burden tions. In his days shall the right

SUNRISE.

and heat of the day. eous flourislı; and abundance of Gen. xix, 23. The sun was risen Rev. i, 16. ... And his (Christ's] peace so long as the moon endur- upon the earth when Lot entered countenance was as the sun shineth, into Zoar.

eth in his strength. Ps. cxxi, 6. The sun shall not Gen. xxxli, 31. And as be (Jacob] emite thee by day, nor the moon passed over Penuel the sun rose

SUNSET. by night, upon him...

Gen. xv, 17. And it came to pass, 262

that, when the sun went down, and Jer. xxxi, 85. Thus saith the in the month Nisan, in the twen. it was dark, behold a smoking Lord, which giveth the sun for a tieth year of Artaxerxes the farnace, and a burning lamp that light by day, and the ordinances king, that wine was before him: passed between those pieces. of the moon and of the stars for a and I took up the wine, and gave Gen. xxvill, 11. And he lighted light by night, which divideth the it unto the king.

sea when the waves thereof roar; upon a certain place, and tarried The Lord of hosts is his name. there all night, because the sun

ZIF. was set; and he took of the stones

Luke xi, 34-36. The light of the

1 Kings vi, 1. And it came to of that place, and put them for his body is the eye: therefore, when pass in the four hundred and pillows, and lay down in that thine eye is single, thy whole body eightieth year after the children place to sleep.

also is full of light; but when thine of Israel were come out of the Josh. 1 , 4. From the wilderness eye is evil, thy body also is full of land of Egypt, in the fourth year

Take heed therefore of Solomon's reign over Israel, in and this Lebanon, even unto the that the light which is in thee be the month Zif, which is the second great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and not darkness. If thy whole body month, that he began to build the

therefore be full of light, having house of the LORD. onto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be no part dark, the whole shall be

full of light, as when the bright your coast.

SIVAN. shining of a candle doth give thee Judges xiv, 18. And the men of light.

Esther vili, 9. Then were the the city said unto him on the

king's scribes called at that time seventh day, before the sun went

in the third month, (that is, the down, What is sweeter than

John v, 35. He was a burning month Sivan,) on the three and boney......

and a shining light; and ye were twentieth day thereof, 2 Sam. ili, 35. And when all willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

ELUL. the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, Eph. v, 13. But all things that Neh. vi, 15. So the wall wag David sware, saying, So do God to are reproved are made mani- finished in the twenty and fifth me, and more also, if I taste bread, fest by the light: for whatsoever day of the month Elul, in fifty or aught else, till the sun be down. doth make manifest is light.

and two days. Jer. xv. 9. She that hath born 1 Thess. V, 5. Ye are all the

ETHANIM. Beren languisbeth: she hath given children of light, and the children up the ghost; her sun is gone of the day: we are not of the 1 Kings viii, 2. And all the men

of Israel assembled themselves done while it was yet day; she night, nor of darkness. hath been ashamed and confound

unto king Solomon at the feast in ed......

DAY AND NIGHT.

the month Ethanim, which is the Amos viii, 9. And it shall come

Gen. 1, 5, 8. And God called the seventh month. to pass in that day, saith the Lord light Day, and the darkness he

BUL God, that I will cause the sun to called Night. And the evening go down at noon, and I will darken and the morning were the first

1 Kings vi, 38. And in the the earth in the clear day.

day. And God called the firma- eleventh year, in the month Bul ment Heaven. And the evening (which is the eighth month.) was

and the morning were the second the house finished throughout all LIGHT. day.

the parts thereof, and according Gen. I, 4, 5. And God say the light, that it was good: and God night into day: the light is short

Job xvii, 12. They change the to all the fashion of it. divided the light from the dark. I because of darkness.

CESLEU. ness. And God called the light

Ps. Ixxiv, 16. The day is thine, Neh.1, 1. The words of Nehemiah Day, and the darkness he called

the son of Hachaliah. And it Night. And the evening and the the night also is thine. morning were the first day.

Eccles. 1, 5.

came to pass in the month Chislen,

The sun also Job xxiv, 13. They are of those ariseth, and the sun goeth down, in the twentieth year, as I was in

Shushan the palace. that rebel against the light: they and hasteth to his place where he know not the ways thereof, nor arose.

ТЕВЕтн. abide in the paths thereof. Job xxxvii, 15. Dost thou know LORD your God, before he cause

Jer. xiii, 16. Give glory to the Esther ii, 16. So Esther was

taken unto king Ahasuerus, into when God disposed them, and darkness, and before your feet his house - royal, in the tenth caused the light of his cloud to stumble upon the dark mountains, month, (which is the

month shine?

and, while ye look for light, he Tebeth,) in the seventh year of JOJ xxxviil, 19-21. Where is the turn it into the shadow of death, his reign. way where light dwelleth? and as and make it gross darkness. for darkness, where is the place

SEBAT. thereof, That thou shouldest take

John ix, 4. I must work the

while

Zech. I, 7. Upon the four and it to the bound thereof, and that works of him that sent me, thou shouldest know the paths to it is day: the night cometh, when month, which is the month Sebat,

twentieth day of the eleventh the house thereof? Knowest thou no man can work.

in the second year of Darius, came út, because thou wast then born? John xi, 9. Jesus answered, Are the word of the LORD unto or because the number of thy days there not twelve hours in the Zechariah the son of Barachiah, ta great?

day? If any man walk in the day, the son of Iddo the prophet, Ps. lxxiv, 16. The day is thine, he stumbleth not, because he seeth

saying. the night also is thine; thou hast the light of this world.

ADAR. prepared the light and the sun.

MONTHS.

Esther iii, 7. In the first month, Eccies. xi, 7. Truly the light is

(that is, the month Nisan,) in the sweet, and a pleasant thing it is

twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, for the eyes to behold the sun. Neh, ii, 1. And it came to pass they cast Pur, that is, the lot, be

NISAN OR ABIB.

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