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to go through the eye of a needle, Hosca xiv, 3. Asshur shall not his chariot to meet thee? Is it a than for a rich man to enter into save us; we will not ride upon time to receive money, and to rethe kingdom of God. horses..

ceive garments, and oliveyards, Zech. xii, 4. . . . And I will open and vineyards, and sheep, and HORSE.

minc eyes upon the honse of Ju-oxen, and menservants, and maidEzod, XV, 21. And Miriam dah, and will smite every horse of servants? answered them, Sing ye to the the people with blindness.

2 Kings ix, 16,21. So Jehu rodein LOED, for he hath triumphed Zech. xiv. 20. In that day shall a chariot, and went to Jezreel; for gloriously; the horse and his rider there be upon the bells of the Joram lay there. And Ahaziah hath be thrown into the sea. horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE king of Judah was come down to

LORD. Deut. xvii, 16. But he shall not

see Joram. And Joram said, multiply horses to himself, nor

Make ready. And his chariot was

CnAtIoT. cause the people to return to

made ready. And Joram king of Ezypt, to the end that he should

USED BY THE GREAT.

Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah multiply horses: forasmuch as the

Gen. xlvi, 29. And Joseph made went out, each in his chariot, and LoBD hath said

unto you, Yo shall ready his chariot, and went up to they went out against Jehu, and henceforth return no more that meet Israel his father, to Goshen, met him in the portion of Naboth

the Jezreelite. way.

and presented himself unto him 2 Kings il, 11. And it came to and he fell on his neck, and wept 2 Kings x, 16. And he said, pass, as they still went on, and on his neck a good while.

Come with me, and see my zeal talked that, behold, there appeared Gen. 1, 9. And there went up

for the LORD. So they made him a chariot of fire, and horses of fire; with him both chariots and horse

ride in his chariot. and parted them both asunder, men: and it was a very great com- Çant. iii, 9. King Solomon made and Elijah went up by a whirlwind pany.

himself a chariot of the wood of into heaven.

Ecod. xiv, 6. And he made ready

Lebanon. 2 Kings xxill, 11. And be took his chariot, and took his people Acts viii, 28-30. Was returning, away the horses that the kings of with him.

and sitting in his chariot read Judah had given to the sun, at

1 Kings vii, 33. And the work Esaias the prophet. Then the the entering in of the house of of the wheels was like the work Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, the LORD, by the chamber of of a chariot wheel: their axletrees, and join thyself to this chariot. Nathanmelech the chamberlain, and their naves, and their felloes, And he commanded the chariot which w113 in the suburbs, and and their spokes, were all molten. I to stand still: and they went down burned the chariots of the sun

1 Kings xviii, 44. And it came and the eunuch; and he baptized

both into the water, both Philip vith fire.

to pass at the seventh time, that 2 Chron. ix, 28. And they he said, Behold, there ariseth a

him. brought unto Solomon horses out little cloud out of the sea, like a of Egypt, and out of all lands.

man's land. And he said, Go up, 2 Kings il, 12. Aud Elisha saw Ezra il, 66. Their horses were say unto Alab, Prepare thy chariot, it, and he cried, My father, my seven hundred thirty and six. and get thee down, that the rain father, the chariot of Israel, and stop thee not.

the horsemen thereof. And he Esther vi, &, 9. Let the royal apparel be brought which the king thee an army, like the army that hold of his own clothes, and rent

1 Kings xx, 25, 33. And number saw him no more: and he took Beth to wear, and the horse that thou Jiast lost, horse for horse, and them in two pieces. the king rideth upon, and the Crow royal which is set upon his chariot for chariot: and we will head: And let this apparel and fight against them in the plain, God are twenty thousand, eren

Ps. Ixviii, 17. The chariots of horse be delivered to the hand of and surely we shall be stronger thousands of angels: the Lord is one of the king's most noble than they. And he hearkened un- among them, as in Sinai, in the princes, that they may array the

to their voice, and did so. Now holy place. man withal whom the king dethe men did diligently observe

P3. civ, 3. Who layeth the beams lighteth to honour, and bring him whether any thing would come on horseback through the street

from him, and did hastily catch it:of his chambers in the waters: of the city, and proclaim before and they said, Thy brother Ben- who maketh the clouds his chariot:

hadad. him, Thus shall it be done to the

Then he said, Go ye, who walketh upon the wings of man whom the king delighteth to

bring him. Then Ben-hadad the wind. honour. came forth to him; and he caused

Çant. 1,9. I have compared thee, him to come up into the chariot. 13. xxxili, 17. An horse is a vain

O my love, to a company of horses thing for safety: Deither shall he 1 Kings xxii, 35. And the battle in Pharaoh's chariots. deliver any by his great strength. increased that day; and the king

up

Çant. vi, 12. Or ever I was aware, Pr. Cilvii,

10. He delighteth not against the Syrians, and died at my soul made me like the chariots in the strength of the horse: he even: and the blood ran out of the

of . taketh not pleasure in the legs of wound into the midst of the

Isa. xxi, 7, 9. And he saw a chariot.

chariot with a couple of horsemen, Eccles. x, 7. I have seen servants rpon borses, and princes walking came with his horses and with his gently with much heed: And, be,

a chariot of asses, and a chariot of

2 Kings v, 9, 21, 26. So Naaman camels; and he hearkened dilias servants upon the earth. chariot, and stood at the door of hold, here cometh a chariot of

Ing. Ixili, 13, 14. That led them the house of Elisha. So Gehazi through the deep, as an horse in followed after Naaman.

men, with a couple of horsemen.

And the wilderness, that they should when Naaman saw him running Isa. Ixvi, 20. And they shall mot stumble? As a beast goeth after him, he lighted down from bring all your brethren for an down into the valley, the Spirit the chariot to meet him, and said, offering unto the Lord out of all of the LORD caused him to rest: 18 all well? And he said unto him, nations upon horses, and in so didst thou lead thy people, to Went not mine heart with thee, chariots, and in litters, and upon make thyself a glorious wame. when the man turned again from mules, and upon swift beasts, to

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my holy mountain Jerusalem, answered and said unto the angel, a field; and she lighted from off saith the Lord, as the children of that talked with me, What are her ass; and Caleb said unto her, Israel bring an offering in a clean these, my lord? And the angel | What wilt thou? vessel into the house of the LORD. answered and said unto me, These

Judges V, 10. Speak, ye that are the four spirits of the heavens, ride on white asses, ye that sit in Jer. xvii, 25. Then shall there which go forth from standing be-judgment, and walk by the way. enter into the gates of this city fore the Lord of all the carth. kings and princes sitting upon the The black horses which are there

1 Sam. xxv, 20, 23. And it was throne of David, riding in chariots in go forth into the north country; she came down by the corert of

so, as she rode on the ass, that and on horses, they, and their

and the white go forth after them; princes, the men of Judah, and and the grisled go forth toward the hill, and, behold, David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and the south country. And the bay and she met them. And when

his men came down against her; this city shall remain for ever. went forth, and sought to go, that Abigail saw David, she hasted,

Jer. xxii, 4. For if ye do this they might walk to and frothrough and lighted off the ass, and fell thing indeed, then shall there en the earth; and he said, Get you before David on her face, and ter in by the gates of this house hence, walk to and fro through bowed herself to the ground. kings sitting upon the throne of the earth. So they walked to and David, riding in chariots and on fro through the earth. Then

2 Sam. xiii, 29. And the servants horses, he, and his servants, and cried he upon me, and spake unto of Absalom did unto Amnon as his people. me, saying, Behold, these that go

Absalom had commanded. Then Micah 1. 13. O thou inhabitant toward the north'country have all the king's sons arose, and of Lachish, bind the chariot to the quieted my spirit in the north every man gat him up upon his swift beast; she is the beginning

mule, and fed. country. of the sin to the daughter of Zion:

2 Sam. xvi, 2. And the king

MULES. for the transgressions of Israel

said unto Ziba, What meanest were found in thee.

Gen. xxxvi, 24. And these are thou by these? And Ziba said, The

tho children of Zibcon; bothi Ajah, asses be for the king's household to Hab. iii, 8. Was the LORD dis- and Anal: this reas that Avah ride on; and the bread and sumpleased against the rivers was that found the mules in the wil- /iner fruit for the young men to thino anger against the rivers? derness, as he fed the asses of eat; and the wine, that such as bo was thy wrath against the sea, Zibeon his father,

faint in the wilderness may that thou didst ride upon thine

drink. Ezra ii, 66.

Their horses and thy chariots of salva-mules, two hundred forty and

2 Sam. xviii, 9. And Absalom tion? five.

met the servants of David. And (See under Army, Çavalry.)

Absalom rode upon a mule, and
Neh. vii, 69. Their horses, seven the mule went under the thick
WAR STEED.
hundred thirty and six: their

boughs of a great oak, and his Job xxxix, 19-25. Hast thou mules, two hundred forty and head caught hold of the oak, and

five. given the horse strength? hast

he was taken up between the thou clothed his neck with thun

Ezek. xxvii, 14. They of the heaven and the earth; and the der? Canst thou make him afraid house of Togarmah traded in thymnule that was under him went as a grasshopper? the glory of his fairs with horses and horsemen away. nostrils is terrible. He paweth in and mules.

2 Sam, xix, 26. And he answerthe valley, and rejoiceth in his

ed, My lord, o king, my servant strength: he goeth on to meet the

RIDING.

deceived me: for thy servant armed men. He mocketh at fear,

Gen, xxiv, 61. And Rebekah said, I will saddle me an ass, that and is not affrighted; neither turn-arose, and her damsels, and they 1 may ride thereon, and go to the eth he back from the sword. The rode upon the camels, and follow? king; because thy servant is quiver rattleth against him, the ed the man; and the servant took

lame. glittering spear and the shield. Rebekah, and went his way.

1 Kin. i, 33, 38, 44. The king He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage; neither be

Gen. xli, 43. And he made him also said unto them, Take with lieveth he that it is the sound of to ride in the second chariot you the servants of your lord, and the trumpet, IIe saith among the which he had; and they cried becauso Solomon my son to ride trumpets, IIa, ha; and he smelleth fore him, Bow the knee: and helpon mine own mule, and bring the battle afar off, the thunder of made him ruler over all the land | him down to Gihon. So Zadok the the captains, and the shouting. of Egypt.

priest, and Nathan the prophet,

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Exod, iv, 20. And Moses took and the Cherethites, and the SYMBOLS.

his wife and his sons, and set Pelethites, went down, and causZech. 1, 8. I saw hy night, and them upon an ass, and he return

ed Solomon to ride upon king behold a man riding upon a red ed to the land of Egypt: and David's mule, and brought him to horse, and he stood among the Moses took the rod of God in his Gihon. And the king bath sent myrtle-trees that were in the bothand.

with him Zadok the priest, and tom; and behind him icere there Num. xxii, 21. And Balaam Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah red horses, speckled, and white. rose up in the morving, and the son of Jehoiada, and tho Zech. vi, 1-8. And I turned, and the princes of Moab. saddled his ass, and went with Cherethites, and the Pelethites,

and they have caused him to ride lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came four

Josh. xv, 18. And it came to upon the king's mule. chariots out from between two pass, as she came unto him, that she 'moved him to ask of her said unto his sons, Saddle me the

1 Kin. xiii, 13, 23, 27. And he mountains; and the mountains were mountains of brass. In the her ass; and Caleb said unto her, and he rode thereon. And it camo father a field: and she lighted off

ass. So they saddled him the ass: first chariot were red horses, and

What wouldest thou? in the second chariot black horses,

to pass, after he had eaten bread, And in the third chariot white Judges i, 14. And it came to and after he had drunk, that ho horses, and in the fourth chariot pass, when she came to him, that saddled tor him the ass, to wit, for grisled and bay horses. Then I ' she moved him to ask of her father the prophet whom he

had

brought back. And he spake to in the midst of the four beasts say, quested of the prince of the his sons, saying, Saddle me the A measure of wheat for a penny, eunuchs that he might not defile ass. And they saddled him. and three measures of barley for himself. 2 Kin. iv, 24. Then she saddled a penny; and see thou hurt not the

Hoseu ix, 3. They shall not dwell an ass, and said to her servant, oil and the wine. And when he in the Lord's land; but Ephraim Drive, and go forward; slack not had opened the fourth seal, I shall return to Egypt, and they tky riding for me, except I bid heard the voice of the fonrth shall eat unclean things in Assythee.

beast say, Come and see. And I ria. Esther viii, 10, 14. And he wrote and his name that sat on him was looked, and behold a pale lorse:

Acts x, 9-16. On the morrow, as in the king Ahasuerus' name, Death, and Hell followed with they went on their journey, and and sealed it with the king's ring, him. 'And power was given unto went up upon the housetop to

drew nigh unto the city, Peter and sent letters by posts on

them over the fourth part of the horseback, and riders on mules, earth, to kill with sword, and with pray about the sixth hour: And camels, and young dromedaries:

he became very hungry, and So the posts that rode upon mules hunger, and with death, and with would have eaten: but while they and camels went out, being has the beasts of the earth.

made ready, he fell into a trance, tened and pressed on by the king's

And saw heaven opened, and a commandment. And the decree

DISTINCTION OF certain vessel descending unto was given at Shushan the palace,

ANIMALS.

him, as it had been a great sheet Prov. xxvi, 3. A whip for the INTO CLEAN AND UNCLEAN | down to the earth:

knit at the four corners, and let horse, a bridle for the ass, and a

Wherein FOR SACRIFICE AND FOOD. were all manner of fourfooted rod for the fool's back. Zech, xii, 4. In that day, saith

Gen. viii, 20. And Noah builded beasts of the earth, and wild the LORD, I will smite 'every an altar unto the Lord; and took beasts, and creeping things, and horse with astonishment, and his of every clean

beast, and of every fowls of the air. And there camo rider with madness.

clean fowl, and offered burnt a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, offerings on the altar.

and eat. But Peter said, Not so, Matth. XXI, 2, 3, 7, 8. Saying un

Lev. x, 10. And that ye may put Lord; for I have never eaten any to them, Go into tho village over difference between holy and un- thing that is common or unclean, against you, and straightway yo holy, and between unclean and And the voice spake unto him shall find an ass tied, and a colt clean.

again the second time, What God with her. loose them, and bring

hath cleansed, that call not thou ther unto me. And if any man

Lev. xi, 46, 47. This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of and the vessel was received up

common. This was done thrice: siy onght unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and every living creature that moveth

again into heaven, straightway he will send them. I in the waters, and of every creaAnd brought the ass, and the colt, ture that creepeth upon the earth:

ANIMAL FOOD. and put on them their clothes, To make a difference between the and they set him thereon. And a

unclean and the clean, and be- THE PERMISSION. very great multitude spread their tween the beast that may be

Gen. ix, 3. Every moving thing garments in the way; others cut eaten

and the beast that may not that liveth shall be meat for you; down branches from the trees, be eaten.

even as the green herb have I and strawed them in the way.

Lev. xx, 25. Ye shall therefore given you all things.
James iii, 3. Behold, we put

put
difference between clean

Deut. xii, 20-22. When the bits in the horses' mouths, that beasts and unclean, and between Lord thy God shall enlarge thy they may obey us; and we turn unclean fowls and clean; and ye border, as he hath promised thee, about their whole body.

shall not make your souls abom- and thou shalt say, I will eat

inable by beast, or by fowl, or by flesh, because thy soul longet) (ses under Army, Çavalry.)

any manner of living thing that to eat flesh; thou mayest cat fles!

creepeth on the ground, wbich I whatsoever thy soul lusteth after SYMBOLS.

have separated from you as un- If the place which the LORD thy

clean. Eet, vi, 1-8. And I saw when

God hath chosen to put bis namo the Lamb opened one of the seals,

Deut. xiv, 3. Thon shalt not eat there be too far from thee, then and I heard, as it were the noise any abominable thing.

thou shalt kill of thy herd and of of thunder, one of the four beasts

EXAMPLES.

thy flock, which the LORD hath siying, Come and see. And I

given thee, as I have commanded saw, and behold a white horse: children of Israel eat not of the gates whatsoever thy soul lusteth

Gen. xxxii, 32. Therefore the thee, and thou shalt eat in thy and he that sat on him had a bow; sinew which shrank, which is up-after. Even as the roebuck anıl and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, this day: because he touched the eat them: the unclean and the

on the hollow of the thigh, unto the hart is eaten, so thou shalt and to conquer.

And when he

hollow of Jacob's thigh in the clean shall eat of them alike. 1 opened the second seal, I

sinew that shrank. teard the second beast say, Come

Deut. xv, 19-23. All the first. and see. And there went out Gen. xliii, 32. And they set on

ling males that come of thy herd other horse that was red: and for him by himself, and for them and of thy flock thou shalt sanctipucer was given to him that sat by themselves, and for the Egypt- fy unto the LORD thy God; thou ilereon to take peace from the lans, which did eat with him, by shalt do no work with the firstcanth, and that they should kill themselves: because the Egyptians ling of thy bullock, nor shear the une another, and there was given might not eat bread with the firstling of thy sheep. Thou shalt to him a great sword.

'And Hebrews; for that is an abomina- eat it before the LORD thy God when he had opened the third tion unto the Egyptians.

year by year in the place which scal, I heard the third beast say, Dan. 1, 8. But Daniel purposed the LORD shall choose, thou and Come and see. And I beheld, in his heart that he would not thy household. And if there be ad lo a black horse; and he that defile himself with the portion of any blemish therein, as it be sat on him had a pair of balances the king's meat, nor with the wine lame, or blind, or have any ill ta his hand. And I heard a voice which he drank: therefore he re- blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it

unto the Lord thy God. Thonos, and every man his sheer. toucheth the carcase thereof shall shalt eat it within thy gates: the and slay them here, and eat; be unclean until the even. And unclean and the clean person and sin not against the LORD he that eateth of the carcase of it shall cat it alike, as the roebuck, in eating with the blood. And all shall wash his clothes, and be an. and as the hart. Only thou shalt the people brought every man his clean until the even; he also that not eat the blood thereof; thou ox with him that night, and slew beareth the carcase of it shall shalt pour it upon the ground as them there.

wash his clothes, and be unclean water.

until the even.
Ezek, xxxili, 25. Wherefore say
INSTANCES.
unto them, Thus saith the Lord

Lev. xvii, 15, 16. And every 1 Kin. iv, 23. Ten sat oxen, and God; Ye eat with the blood, and soul that cateth that which died twenty onen out of the pastures, lift up your eyes towards your of itself, or that which was torn and an hundred sheep, beside idols, and shed blood: and shall ye with beasts, whether it be one of harts, and roebucks, and fallowpossess the land?

Four own country, or a stranger, deer, and fatted fowl.

he shall both wash his clothes, Mark viii, 6, 7. And he com

and bathe himself in water, and

REASON. manded the people to sit down on

be unclean until the even: then the ground: and he took the seven Lev. xvii, 11, 12, 14. For the life shall he be clean. But if he wash Joaves, and gave thanks, and of the flesh is in the blood: and I them not, nor batho his flesh; then brake, and gave to his disciples to bave given it to you upon the he shall bear his iniquity. set before them; and they did set altar to make an atonement for Lcv. xxii, 8, 9. That which dieth them before the people. And they your souls: for it is tlic blood that of itself, or is torn with beasts, had a few small fishes: and he maketh an atonement for the he shall not eat to defile himself blessed, and commanded to set sonl. Therefore I said unto the therewith: I am the LORD. They them also before them.

children of Israel, No soul of you shall therefore keep mine ordin

shall eat blood, neither shall any ance, lest they bear sin for it, and BLOOD FORBIDDEN.

stranger that sojourneth among die therefore, if they profane it: I

you eat blood. For it is the life the LORD do sanctify them. Gen, ix, 4. But flesh with the of all flesh; the blood of it is for life thereof, which is the blood the life thereof; therefore I said

Deut. xiv, 21. Ye shall not eat of thereof, shall ye not eat. unto the children of Israel, Ye any thing that dieth of itself: thou

shalt give it unto the stranger Lev. vii, 26, 27. Moreover ye shall eat the blood of no manner

that is in thy gates, that he may shall eat no manner of blood, of flesh: for the life of all flesh is rchether it be of fowl or of beast, the blood thereof:

eat it; or thou mayest sell it unto whosoever

an alien: for thou art an holy peoin any of your dwellings. What-eateth it shall be cut off. soever soul it be that eateth any

ple unto the Lord thy God. Thou manner of blood, even that soul thou eat not the blood: for the mother's milk.

Deut. xli, 23. Only be sure that shalt not seethe a kid in his shall be cut off from his people.

blood is the life; and thou mayest Lev. xvii, 10, 13. And whatso- not eat the life with the flesh.

Ezek. iv, 14. Then said I, Ah ever man there be of the house of

Lord God! behold, my soul bath )«rael, or of the strangers that

not been polluted: for from my Rojourn among you, that eateth FAT FORBIDDEN. youth up even till now have I not any manner of blood; I will even Lev. iii, 16, 17.

All the eaten of that which dieth of itself, set my face against that soul that fat is tho Lord's. It shall be a

or is torn in pieces; neither camo teateth blood, and will cut him off perpetual statute for your gener

there abominable flesh into my Strom among his people. Andations throughout all your dwell

mouth. whatsoever man there be of the ings, that ye eat neither fat nor

Ezek. xliv, 31. The priest shall a hildren of Israel, or of the stran- blood.

not eat of any thing that is dead Orers that sojourn among you,

Lev. vil, 23-25. Speak unto the fowl or beast.

of itself, or torn, whether it be Chich hunteth and catcheth any Fbeast or fowl that may be eaten; children of Israel, saying, Ye "he shall even pour out the blood shall eat no manner of fat, of ox,

CHRISTIAN LAW AND thereof, and cover it with dust. or of sheep, or of goat. And the

CONSCIENCE. fat of the beast that dieth of itself, Deut. xii, 16, 24, 25. Only ye and the fat of that which is torn Matth. xv, 11. Not that which shall not eat the blood; ye shall with beasts, may be used in any goeth into the month defileth a pour it upon the carth as water: other use: but ye shall in no wiso man; but that which cometh out Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt eat of it. * For whosoever cateth of the mouth, this defileth a pour it upon the earth as water. the fat of the beast, of which men

man. Thou shalt not eat it; that it may offer an offering made by fire unto go well with thee, and with thy the LORD, even the soul that eat- from without a man, that entering

Mark vil, 15. There is nothing children after thee, when thou

into him can defile him: but the sbalt do that which is right in the eth it shall be cut off from

people. sight of the LORD.

things which come out of him,

those are they that defile tha 1 Sam. xiv, 32-34. And the peo

nian. ple flew upon the spoil, and took ANIMALS UNCLEAN. sheep, and oxen, and calves, and

Acts xv, 28, 29. For it seemed slew them on the ground; and the

WHICH HAD BEEN KILLED BY BEASTS good to the Holy Ghost, and to people did eat them with the OF PREY, OR THAT DIED A

us, to lay upon you no greater

burden than these necessary blood. Then they told Saul, say

NATURAL DEATH. ing, Behold, the people sin against

things; That ye abstain from

Exod. xxii, 31. And ye shall be meats offered to idols, and from the LORD, in that they eat with the blood. And he said, Ye have holy men unto me: neither shall blood, and from things strangled,

ye eat any flesh that torn of and from fornication: from which transgressed: roll a great stone unto me this day. And Saul to the dogs. beasts in the field; ye shall cast it if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do

well, Fare yo well, said, Disperse yourselves among the people, and say unto them, Ler. xi, 39, 40. And if any beast, Acts xxi, 25. As touching the Bring me hither every man bis of which ye may eat, die; he that Gentiles which believe, we havo

32

It is good worship,

written and concluded that they sice unto idols, eat not for his , divide the hoof: as the camel, heobserve no such thing, save only sake that shewed it, and for con- cause he cheweth the cud, but that they keep themselves from science sake: for the earth is the divideth not the hoof; he is urthings offered to idols, and wrom Lord's, and the fulness thereof:clean unto you. And the coney, blood, and from strangled, and Conscience, I say, not thine own, because he cheweth the cud, but from fornication.

bnt of the other: for why is my divideth not the hoof; he is Rom. xiv, 14-23. I know, and liberty judged of another man's unclean unto you. And the hare, am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, conscience? For if I by grace be because he cheweth the end, but that there is nothing unclean of a partaker, why am I evil spoken divideth not the hoof; he is una Itself: but to him that esteemeth of for that for which I give thanks? clean unto you. And the swine, any thing to be unclean, to him Whether therefore ye eat, or though he divide the hoof, and be tt is unclean. But if thy brother drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not be grieved with thy meat, now to the glory of God. Give none the cud; he is unclean to you, of walkest thou not charitably. De- offence, neither to the Jews, nor their flesh shall ye not eat, and stroy not him with thy meat, for to the Gentiles, nor to the church their carcase shall ye not touch; whom Christ died. Let not then of God: Even as I please all men they are unclean to you. The your good be evil spoken of: For | in all things, not secking mine carcases of every beast which the kingdom of God is not meat own profit, but the profit of many, divideth the hoof, and is not and drink; but righteousness, and that they may be saved.

clovenfooted, nor cheweth tho peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Çol. ii, 20-23. Wherefore if ye be cud, are unclean unto you: every For he that in these things serv-dead with Christ from the rudi

one that toucheth them shall bo eth Christ is acceptable to God, ments of the world, why, as

unclean. And whatsoever goeth and approved of men. Let us though living in the world, are ye of beasts that go on ail four, those

upon his paws, among all manner therefore follow after the things subject to ordinances, (Touch not; are unclean unto you: whosa which make for peace, and things taste not; handle not; Which all toucheth their carcase shall be wherewith one may edisy another. are to perish with the using:) after unclean until the even. And he For meat destroy not the work of the commandments and doctrines that beareth the carcase of them God. All things indeed are pure; of men? Which things have in- shall wash his clothes, and be unbat it is evil for that man who deed a shew of wisdom in will clean until the even: they are uns eaifth with offence.

and

humility, and Leitber to eat flesh, nor to drink neglecting of the body; not in any

clean unto you. sine, nor any thing whereby thy honour to the satisfying of the

Deut. xiv, 7, 8. Neverthelesa brother stumbleth, or is offended, flesh.

these ye shall not eat of them Or is made weak. Hast thou

that chew the cud, or of them faith? have it to thyself before

1 Tim. iv, 3-5. · · · And com- that divide the cloven hoof; as the God. Happy is he that con- manding to abstain from meats, camel, and the hare, and the demneth Dot himself in that thing which God hath created to be re-coney: for they chew the cud, but which he alloweth. And he that ceived with thanksgiving of them divide not tho hoof; therefore they doubteth is damned if he eat, which believe and know the are unclean unto you. And the tecnse he eateth not of faith: truth. For every creature of God swine, because it divideth tho for whatsoever is not of faith is is good, and nothing to be refused, hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it ein

if it be received with thanksgiv-is unclean unto you: ye shall not 1 Cor. viii, 8-13. But meat com- ing: For it is sanctified by the eat of their flesh, nor touch their

word of God and prayer. mendeth us not to God: for neither,

dead carcase. If we eat, are we the better;

Isa. Ixv, 4. Which remain among neither, if we eat not, are we the

ANIMALS.

the graves, and lodge in the monuWorse. Bat take heed lest by any

CLEAN AND UNCLEAX IN THEM

ments, which eat swine's flesh, and means this liberty of your's be

broth of abominable things is in

SELVES. come a stamblingblock to them

their vessels. that are weak. For if any man

QUADRUPEDS. see thee which hast knowledge

Isa. Luvi, 17. They that sanctifyn

themselves, and purify themselves sit at meat in the idol's temple,

CLEAN.

in the gardens behind one tree in shall not the conscience of him Lev. xi, 2, 3. Speak unto the the midst, eating swine's tlesh, and which is weak be emboldened to children of Israel, saying, These the abomination, and the mouse, eat those things which are offered are the beasts which ye shall eat shall be consumed together, saith to idols; And through thy know- among all the beasts that are on the LORD. ledge shall the weak brother the earth. Whatsoever parteth parish, for whom Christ died? the hoof, and is clovenfooted, and compense their iniquity and their

Jer. xvi,' 18. And first I will rebut when ye sin so against the choweth the cud, among the sin double; because they have de. trethren, and wound their weak beasts, that shall ye eat.

filed my land, they have filled coascience, ye sin against Christ. Deut. xiv, 4-6. These are the mine inheritance with the carWberefore, if meat make, my beasts which ye shall eat: the ox, cases of their detestable, and brother to offend, I will eat no the sheep, and the goat, The hart, abominable things. Lenka while the world standoth, and the roebuck, and the fallow kest I make my brother to offend, deer, and the wild goat, and the

FISH ES. 1 Cor. x, 25-33. Whatsoever is pygarg, and the wild ox, and the

And every beast that

CLEAN. sold in the shambles, that eat, ask chamois.

Lcv. xi. 9. These shall ye eat of treg no question for conscience parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the sake: For the earth is the Lord's, cleft into two claws, and cheweth all that are in the waters: whatsoand the fulness thereof. If any

the cud among the beasts, that ye ever hath fins and scales in the

shall eat, of them that believe not bid you

waters, in the seas, and in the to a feast, and ye be disposed to

rivers, them shall ye eat. gr, whatsoever is set before yon,

UNCLEAN.

Deut. xiv, 9. These ye shall eat eat, asking no question for consci- Lev. xi, 4-8. 26-28. Nevertheless of all that are in the waters: all ence sake. But if any man say these shall ye not eat of them that that have fins and scales shall yo mto you, This is offered in sacri- I chew the cud, or of them that I eat.

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