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men.

fled.

days we took up our carriages, came unto the man of God to stranger, or a sojourner, that he and went up to Jerusalem.

mount Carmel. And it came to may live with thee.
pass, when the man of God saw

Juiges xix, 20. And the old
TIIE MEETING.
her afar off, that he said to Gehazı

man said, Peace be with thee: Gen. xiv, 17. And the king of his servant, Behold, yonder is howsoever, let all thy wants lie Sodom went out to meet him after that Shunammite.

upon me; only lodge not in the bis return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings was departed thence, he lighted

2 Kings x, 15, 16. And when he street.

Ruth ii, 9, 14. ,... And when that were with him, at the valley on Jehonadab the son of Rechab

thou art athirst, go unto the of Shaveh, which is the king's

coming to meet him;

and he vessels, and drink of that which dale. saluted him, and said to him, Is

the young men have drawn. Gen. xxxi, 25. Then Laban over: thine heart right, as my heart is And she [Ruth] sat beside the took Jacob. NOW Jacob

had with thy heart? And Jehonadab reapers and he reached her pitched bis tent in tho mount: answered, It is. If it be, give me parched corn, and she did eat, and and Laban with his brethren thine hand. And he gave him was sufficed, and left. pitched in the mount of Gilead.

his hand; and he took him up to 1 Kings xviii, 13. Was it not told Gen. xxxii, 1-3, And Jacob him into the chariot. And le my lord what I did when Jezebel lifted up his eyes, and looked, and said, Come with me, and see my slew the prophets of the Lord, behold, Esau came, and with bim zeal for the LORD. So they made how I hid an hundred men of the four hundred And he hinn ride in his chariot.

LORD's prophets by fifty in a cave, divided the children unto Leah,

Jer. xli, 6. And Ishmael the son

and fed them with bread and and unto Rachel, and unto the of Nethaniah went forth from

water? two handmaids. And he put the Mizpah to meet them, weeping Isa. xxi, 14. The inhabitants of handmaids and their children all along as he went; and it came

the land of Tema brought water foremost, and Leah and her chil- to pass, as he met them, he said

to him that was thirsty, they predren after, and Rachel and Joseph unto them, Come to Gedaliah the vented with their bread him ibat bindermost. And he passed over son of Ahikam. before them, an bowed himself to the ground seven times, until

Acts xxviii, 15. And from thence, Matth. xxv, 35-40. For I was an

when the brethren lieard of us, hungered, and ye gave me meat: he came near to his brother.

they came to meet us far as Appii I was thirsty, and ye gave me Num. xxii, 36. And when Balak Forum, and the Three Taverus: drink: I was a stranger, and yo heard that Balaam was come, he whom when Paul saw, he thauked took

me in. Naked, and yo went out to meet him unto a city God, and took courage.

clothed me: I was sick, and yo of Moab, which is in the border of

visited me: I was in prison, and Arnon, which is in the utmost

REFRESHMENTS BY THE

yo came unto me. Then shall the coast.

righteous answer bim, saying, Num. xxxi, 13. And Moses, and

WAY.

Lord, when saw we thee an bunEleazar the priest and all the Gen. xlii, 27. And as one of them gered, and fed thee? or thirsty, and princes of the congregation, went opened his sack, to give his ass gave thee drink? When saw we forth to meet them without the provender in the inn, he espied thee a stranger, and took thee in? camp.

his money; for, behold, it was in or naked, and clothed theet Or 1 Sam. ix, 14. And they went up his sack's mouth.

when saw we thee sick, or in into the city: and when they were Judges xviii, 15. And they turn- prison, and came unto thee? And come into the city, behold, Samueled thitherward, and came to the the King shall answer and say came out against them, for to go house of the young man the Levite, unto them, Verily I say unto you, up to the high place.

eren unto the house of Micah, and Inasmuch as ye have done it into saluted him.

one of the least of these my breth1 Sam. xv, 12. And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the 2 Sam, xvi, 14. And the king,

ren, ye have done it unto me. morning, it was told Samuel, say- and all the people that were with

Rom. xii, 13. Distributing to the

saints; ing, Saul came to Carmel, and, him, came weary, and refreshed necessity of

given to behold, he set him up a place, and themselves there.

hospitality. is gone about, and passed on, and

1 Peter iv, 9. Use hospitality gone down to Gilgal.

HOSPITALITY.

one to another without grudging, 1 Sam. xxv, 20. And it was so, Gen. xviii, 3-5. And said, My

3 John 5, 6. Beloved, thon doest as she rode on the ass, that she Lord, if now I have found favour faithfully whatsoever thou doest came down by the covert of the in thy sight, pass not away, I pray to the brethren, and to strangers; will, and, behold, David and his thee, from thy servant.

Let &

Which have borne witness of thy men came dowu against her; and little water, I pray you, be fetched, charity before the church; whom she met them.

and wash your feet, and rest your if thou bring forward on their 1 Kings i, 14, 22. Behold, while selves under the tree: And I will journey after a godly sort, thuu thou yet talkest there with the fetch a morsel of bread, and com-shalt do well. king, I also will come in after

fort
ye your hearts. .

UNKIND RECEPTION. thee, and confirm thy words. And, Gen. xix, 2. And he said, Behold lo, while she yet talked with the now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, water to the weary to drink, andi

Job xxii, 7. Thou hasi not given king, Nathan the prophet also into your servant's house, and thou hast withholden bread from came in.

tarry all night, and wash your the hungry. 1 Kings xviii, 16. So Obadiah feet, and ye shall rise up early, went to meet Ahab, and told him: and go on your ways. And they hungered, and ye gave me mu

Vatth. XXV, 42-45. For I was an and Ahab went to meet Elijah. said, Nay; but we will abide in the 1 Kings xxil, 2. And it came to street all night.

meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave

me no drink: I was a stranger, pass in the third year, that Jeho- Lev. XXV, 35. And if thy brother and ye took me not in: naked, and shaphat the king of Judah came be waxen pour, and fallen in de- yo clothed me not: sick, and in down to the king of Israel, cay with thee; then thou shalt re- prison, and ye visited me noi. 2 Kings iv, 25 So she went, and I lieve him: yea, though he be a Thon shall they also answer him,

son

of full.

#aying, Lord, when saw we thee with us unto James; and all the ve called masters, for one is your an hungered, or athirst, or a elders were present.

Mas er, even Christ. stranger, or naked, or sick, or in

Luke x, 5. 6. And into whatsoprison, and did not minister unto

COURTESY, &c.

ever house ye enter, first say. thee? Then shall he answer

Ruth il, 13. Then she said, Let Peace be to this house. And if them, saying. Verily I say unto me find favour in thy sight, my the son of peace be there, your you, Inasinuch as ye did it not to lord; for that thou hast comforted peace shall rest upon it. if not, it one of the least of these, ye did it me, and for that thou hast spoken shall turn to you again. not to me, friendly unto thine handmaid,

2 John 1, 2, 12. The elder unto though I be not like unto one of the elect lady and her children, KIND RECEPT10%. thine handmaidens.

whom I love in the truth; and Gen. xix, 3. And he pressed

1 Kings xviii, 7, And as not I only, but also all they that upon them greatly; and they turn

Obadialı was in the way, behold, have known the truth; For the ed in unto him, and entered into

Elijalı met lim: and he knew him. truth's sake, which dwelleth iu his house; and he made them a least, and did bako unleavened and fell on liis face, and said, Art us, and shall be with ns for ever:

thou that myiord Elijal? And he Having many things to write bread, and they did eat. answered him, I am: go, tell thy unto you, I would not write

with paper and ink; but I trust Gen. xxiv, 17, 18. And the ser- lord, Behold, Elijah is here.

to come unto you, and speak vant ran to meet her, and said,

2 Kings xx, 12--15. At that time face to faco, that our joy may be Let me, I pray thee, drink a little

Berodach - baladan, the water of thy pitcher. And she Baid, Drink, my lord: and she Baladan, king of Babylon, gent

3 John 1, 2, 13, 14. The elder hasted, and let down her pitcher kiab: for he had heard that letters and a present unto Ileze

unto the well - beloved Gaius,

whom I love in the truth. Bes upon her hand, and gavo him

llezekiah had been sick. And I loved, i wish above all things drink.

Hezekiah hearkened unto them, that thou mayest prosper and be Gen. xliil, 16, 17, 24. And when and sbewed them all the house of Joseph saw Benjamin with them, his precious things, the silver, in health, even as thy soul proshe said to the ruler of his house, and the gold, and the spices, and

I had many things to

write, but I will not with ink and Bring these men home, and slay, the precious ointment, and all the and make ready; for these men shall house of his armour, and all that I shall shortly see thee, and we

pen write unto thee: But I trust dine with me at noon. And the was found in his treasures: there shall speak face to face. Peace man did as Joseph bade; and was nothing in bis house, nor in

be to thee. Our friends salute the man brought the men into all his dominion, that llezekiah

thee. And the man

Greet the Josophi's house.

friends by shewed them not. Then came

name. brought the men into Joseph's Isaiah the prophet unto king house, and gave them water, and Hezekialı, and suid unto him,

SALUTATIONS. they washed their feet; and he What suid these men? and froin

Gen. xliii, 27, 28. And he asked guvo their asses provender. whence came they unto thee? And them of their wellare, and said, Is Julges iv, 19. And he said unto Hezekiah said, They are como

your father well, the old man of her, Give me, I pray thee, a little from a far country, eren trom

whom ye spake? Is he yet alive? water to drink; for I am thirsty. Babylon. And he said, What And they answered, Thy servant And she opened a bottle of milk,

have they seen in thine bouse ? our father is in good health, he is and give him drink, and covered

And Hezekiah answeredl, All the yet alive: and they bowed down im.

things that are in mine liouse have iheir lieads, and made obeisance. Judges xix, 21. So he brought they seen: there is nothing among

2 Kings iv, 26. Run now, I pray him into his house, and give promy treasures that I baro not

thee, to meet her; and say unto shewed them. vender unto the asses: and they

her, Is it well with thee? is it well washed their feet, and did eat and

Ezra vii, 12. Artaxerxes, king with thy busband? is it well with drink.

of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a the child? And she answered, 11 2 Sam. xi, 8. And David said to scribe of the law of the God of is well. Uriah, Go down to thy house, and heaven, perfect peace, and at such

2 Kings x, 13 Jeho met with a time. wash thy feet. And Uriah de.

the brethren of Ahaziah king of piirted out of the king's house,

Job xxxii, 21, 22. Let me not, I Judah, and said, who are ye? and there followed him a mess of pray you, accept any man's person; And they answered, we are the meat from the king.

neither let me give flattering titles brethren of Aliazialı; and we go unto man.

For I know not to down to salute the children of 2 King: iv, 8. And it fell on a give Battering titles; in so doing the king, and the children of the day,that Elish i passed to Shunem, my Maker would soon take me where was a great woman: and

queen. away. she constrained him to eat bread.

Rom. Xvi, 5-15, 21-23. Likewise

Daniel iv, 1. Nebuchadnezzar greet the church that is in their And so it was, that, as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to

the king, unto all people, nations, house.
and languages, that dwell in all Epenetus, who is the first-fruits

Salute my well-beloved eat bread.

the earth; Peace be multiplied of Achaia uuto Christ. Greet Like vil, 44. And he turned to unto you.

Mary, who bestowed much labour the woman, a'id said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered uppermost rooms at feasts, and Junia,my kinsmen, and my fellowMatth. xxiil, 6-10. And love the

Salute Andronicos and into thine house, thou gavest me the chief seats in the synagogues. prisoners, who are of ncte among no water for my feet: but she hath And greetings in the markets, the apostles, who were also in washed my feet with tears, and

anil to be callel of men, Rabbi, Christ before me. Greet Amplias, wiped them with the hairs of her

Rabbi. But be not ye called my beloved in the Lord. Salute hend.

Rabbi: for one is your master, eren Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Acts xxi, 17, 18. And when we Christ; and all yo are bretliren. Stachys my beloved. Saluto

to Jerusalem, the Anicill no mun your father upon Apellen, approved in Christ, brethren received us gladly. And the earth; for one is your Father Salute them which are of Aristothe day following Paul went in which is in heaven. Neither be bulus' household. Salute Hero

on us.

were

como

dion my kinsman. Greet them Heb. xili, 24. Salute all them teously. Where we found breth that be of tho household of Nar- that have the rule over you.... ren, and were desired to tarry cissus, which are in the Lord.

2 John 13. The children of thy went toward Rome.

with them seven days; and so we Salute Tryphena and Tryphosil, elect sister greet thee. Amen. who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which labour

STRANGERS. ed much in the Lord. Salute

STAY.

Exod. xii, 49. One law shall be Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and Gen. xxiv, 25. She said moreover to him that is home-born, and an his mother and mino. Salute unto him, We have both straw to the stranger that sojourneth Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermas, and provender enough, and room among you. Patrobas, Hermes, and the bretli- to lodge in.

Exod. xxii, 21. Thou shalt neiren which are with them. Salute

Judg. xix, 4-9. And his father-ther vex a stranger, nor oppress Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, in-law, the damsel's father, re- him: for ye were strangers in the and his sister, and Olympas, and tained' him; and he abode with land of Esypt. all tho saints wliich are with him three days: so they did eat them. Timotheus my work-fel, / and drink, and lodged there. And

Exod. xxiii, 9. Also thou shalt low, and Lucius, and Jason, and it came to pass on the fourth day, know the heart of a stranger, see.

not oppress a stranger: for ye Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute

when they arose early in the ing ye were strangers in the land you. I Tertius, who wrote this morning, that he rose up to de: of Egypt. epistle, saluto you in the Lord. part: and the damsel's father said Gaius mino host, and of the unto his son-in-law, Comfort thine

Lev. xix, 33, 34. And if a stranger whole church, saluteth you. heart with a morsel of bread, and sojourn with thee in your land,

But the Erastus, tho chamberlain of the afterward go your way. And they yo shall not. vex him. city, saluteth you, and Quartus a sat down, and did eat and drink stranger that dwelleth with you brother. both of them together: for the

shall be unto you as one born 1 Cor. xvi, 21. The salutation damsel's father had said unto the

among you, and thou shalt love of me Paul with mine own hand. man, Be content, I pray thee, and him as thyself; for ye were strau

tarry all night, and let thine gery in the land of Egypt: I am 2 Cor. xiii, 12, 13. Greet one an- heart be merry. And when the the LORD your God. other with an holy kiss. All the saints salute you.

man rose up to depart, his father- Deut. x, 19. Love ye therefore

in-law urged him; therefore he the stranger: for ye were strangers Phil. iv, 21, 22. Salito every lodged there again. And he in the land of Egypt. saint in Christ Jesus. The breth- arose early in the morning on the ren which are with me greet you. fifth day to depart: and the dam- king to Ittai the Gittite, Where

2 Sam. XV, 19, 20. Then said the All the saints salute you, chiefly sel's father said, Comfort thine fore goest thou also with us? Re. they that aro of Cesar's house-heart, I pray thee. And they turn to thy place, and abide with hold.

tarried until afternoon, and they the king: for thou art a stranger, Col. iv, 10, 12, 15, 18. Aristarchus did eat both of them. And when

and also an exile. Whereas thou my fellow-prisoner saluteth you, the man rose up to depart, he,

camest but yesterday, should I and Marcus, sister's son to Bar and his concubine, and his ser

this day make thee go up and nabas; (touching whom ye receiv- vant, his father-in-law, the dam

down with us? Seeing I go whither ed commandments: if he come sel's father, said unto him, Behold, I may, return thou, and take back unto you, receive him;) Epaplıras, now the day draweth toward even thy brethren: mercy and truth be who is one of you, a servant of ing, I pray you tarry all night: with thee. Christ, saluteth you, always la- behold, the day groweth to an

2 Sam. xxii, 45, 46. Strangers bouring fervently for you in end; lodge here that thine heart

shall submit themselves unto me: prayers, that ye may stand per- may be merry; and to-morrow get fect and complete in all the will you early on your way, that thou

as soou as they bear, they shall of God.

be obedient unto me. Strangers Salute the brethren mayest go home. wbich are in Laodicea,

shall fade away, and they shall and 2 Sam. xi, 12. And David said

be afraid out of their close Nyrnphas, and the church which to Uriah, Tarry here to-day also, places. is in his house. The salutation and to-morrow I will let thee deby the hand of me Paul. Remem- part. So Uriah abode in Jerusa- bered all the strangers that were

2 Chron. ii, 17. And Solomon numo ber my bonds. Grace be with you. lem that day and the morrow. Amen.

in the land of Israel, after the

Luke xxiv, 29. But they con- numbering wherewith David his 2 Thess. ill, 17. The salutation strained him, saying, Abide with father had numbered them; and of Paul with mine own hand, us; for it is toward evening, and they were found an hundred and which is the token in every epis- the day is far spent. And he went fifty thousand, and three thoutle: so I write. in to tarry with them.

saud and six hundred. 2 Tim. iv, 19, 21. Salute Prisca ond Aquila, and the household of

Acts xxi, 7, 8, And when we had

2 Chron. xv, 9. And he gathered Onesiphorus. Do thy diligence finished our course from Tyre, all Judah and Benjamin, and the

with them out of to come before winter. Eubulug

we came to Ptolemais, and saluted strangers groeteth thee, and Pudens, and the brethren, and abode with Ephraim and Manasseh, and out Linus, and Claudia, and all the them one day. And the next day of Simeon: (for they fell to him brethren.

we that were of Paul's company out of Israel in abundance, when Titus ill, 15. All that are with departed, and came unto Cesarea: they saw that the Lord bis God

and we entered into the house of was with him.) me salute thee. Greet them that Philip the evangelist, (which was Ezek. xxii, 29. The people of the love us in the faith. Grace ve with you all.

one of the seven,) and abodo with land have used oppression, and Amen. hiin.

exercised robbery, and have vexed Philemon 23, 24. There salute Acts xxvill, 7, 14. In the same the poor and needy; yea, they havo thee Epaphras, my fellow-prisoner quirters weró possessions of the oppressed the stranger wrongin Christ Jesus; Marcus, Aristar-chief man of ihe island, whose fully. chus, Demas, Lucas, my fellow- name was Publius; who received Luke xxiv,18. And the one of them, labourers,

us, and lodged us three days cour-whose name was Cleopas, answer

inz, said unto him, Art thou only of thy people Israml, bat cometh ing, The Lord hath utterly sepe-
a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast out of a far country for thy name's rated me from his people: neither
not known the things which are sthe; (For they shall hear of thy let the eunuch say, Bebold, I am
come to pass there in these days? Kreat name, and of thy strong a dry tree.
RIGHT AND WroXG WAY.

hind, and of thy stretched-oui
arın; (when he shall comeand pray

THE RETURN.
Gen. xxxvib, 15-17. And a cer-wiri this bouse: Hear thou in

Gen, xiii, 3. And he went on his tain min found him, and, behold, heaven thy dweliins-place, and do journeys from the south even to he was wandering in the field: according to all that the stranger | Beth-ei, unto the place where bis and the man asked him, saying, calleth to thee for; that all people tent had been at the beginning, What goekest thou? And he said, I of the earth may know thy name, between Beila-el and Hai. I seek my sethren: tell me, I pray to fear thee, as do thy people

Gen. xxiv, 54, 56. And they did thee, where they feed their flicks. Israel; and that they may know

eat and drink, be and the men And the inan taid, They are de- that this house which I have

that were with him, and tarried parted hence; for I heard them builded is called by thy name.

all night; and they rose up in the way, Let us go to Dothan. And

1 Chron. xvi, 20-22. And when morning, and he said, Send me Joseph went after his brethren, they went from nation to nation, away unto my master. And he and found them in Dothan.

and from one kingdom to another said unto them, Hinder me not, Ps. Cv, 13--15. When they went people, le suffered no man to do seeing the Lord bath prospered from one nativu to another, from bein wrong, yea, he reproved my way; send me away, that I one kingdom to another people, kings for their sakes, Saying, muy go to my master. He suffered no man to do them Touch not mine anointed, and do

Gen. xxxi, 17, 18. Then Jacob wrong, yea, he reproved kings for my prophets no harm.

rose up, and set his sons and his their sakes; Saying, Touch not

2 Chrom. vi, 32, 33. Moreover, wives upon camels. And be mine anointed, and do my pro-concerning the stranger, which is carried away all his cattle, and plets no harin.

not of thy people Israel, but is all his goods, which he had 1sa, xxiii, 12. And he said, Thou come from a far country for thy gotten, the cattle of his getting, shult no more rejoice, 0 thou op- great name's sake, and thy which he had gotten in Padanpressed virgin, daughter of Zidon: mighty hand, and thy stretched-out aram, for to go to Isaac his urise, pass over to Chittim; there arm; if they come and pray in this father in tbe land of Canaan, also shalt thou have no rest. house: Then hear thou from the Gen. xxxii, 16. So Esu re

Jonah i, 10. Then were the men heavens, eren from thy dwelling turned that day on his way unto exceedingly afraid, and said unto place, and do according to all that Seir. him, why hast thou done this? the stranger cilleth to thee for,

Gen. xlii, 29. And they came (for the men knew that he fled that all people of the earth may

unto Jacob their father into the from the presence of the LORD, know thy name, and fear thee, as laud of Canaan, and told him all because he had told them)

doth thy people Israel; and may that befell unto them; saying. Micah il, 10. Arise ye, and de- know that this house, which I

Gen, xiv, 25. And they went up part; for this is not your rest: be bave built, is called by thy nume.

out of Egypt, and came into the Cause it is polluted, it shall destroy Ezra vil, 8, 9. And he came to

land of Canaan unto Jacob their you, even with a sore destruction. Jerusalem in the fifth month, which was in the seventh year of

father. DIVINE CARE OVER STRANGERS the king. For upon the first day

E.cod. iv, 19. And the LORD said of the first month began ho to go

unto Moses in Midian, Go, return AND TRAVELLERS.

up from Babylon, and on the first into Egypt; for all the men are Deut. xxviii, 1--3, 15, 16. And it day of the nith month come he to

dead which sought thy life. shall come to pass, if thou shalt Jerusalem, according to the good hearken diligently unto the voice hand of his God upon himn.

Num. xxiv, 25. And Balaam rose of the LORD thy God, to observe

up, and went and returned in his and to do all his commandments Ezra vili, 31, 32. Then we de place; and Balak also went bus which I command thee this day, parted from the river of Abava way. that the LORD thy God will set on the twelfth day of the first Ruth I, 10, 19, 22. And they said thee on high above all nations month, to go unto Jerusalem; and unto her, Surely we will retura of the earth. And all those the hand of our God was upon us,

with thee unto thy people. So blessings shall come on thee, and be delivered us from the hand they two went until they came to and Overtake thee, ir thou of the enemy, and of such as lay Beth-lehem. And it came to pass, shalt hearken unto the voice of in wait by the way. And we when they were come to Beththe LORD thy God. Blessed shalt to Jerusalem, and abode lehem, that all the city was moved th ou be in the city, and blessed there three days.

about them; and they said, Is this shalt thou be in the field. But it

P3. cvil, 3-7. And gathered Naomi? So Naomi returned, and shall come to pass, if thou wilt them out of the lands, from

Ruth the Moabitess, her daughternot hearken unto the voice of the the east, and from the west, 1 out of the country of Moab; and

in-law, with her, which returned Lont thy God, to observe to do all

from the north, and from the his commandments and his sta- south.

They wandered in the they came to Beth-lehem in the tutes, which I command thee this wilderness in a solitary way; they

beginning of barley-harvest. day, that all these curses shall found no city to dwell in. Hun- 1 Sam. XV, 34. Then Samuel come upon thee, and overtako gry and thirsiy, their soul fainted thee. Cursed shalt thou be in the in them. Then they cried unto

went to Ramah; and Saul went up

to his house to Gibeah of Saul. city, and cursed shalt thou be in the Lord in their trouble, and he the field. delivered them out of their dis

1 Sam. XXV, 12. So David's Deut. xxxiii, 18. And of Zebuluntresses. And he led them forth young men turned their way, and he said, Rejuice, Zebulun, in thy by the right way, that they might went again, and caine and told going out; and, Issachar, in thy go to a city of liabitation.

him all those sayings. tents.

Isa. Ivi, 3. Neither let the son of 1 Kings xiii, 10. So he went 1 Kings viii, 41-43. Moreover, the stranger, that hath joined another way, and returned not by chruing a stranger, that is not himself to the LORD, speak, say. I the way that he came to Bethel.

412

camo

2 Chron. xix, 1. And Jeloslia: praises unto him with the timbrely unto your fathers to give unto phat the king of Judah returned and harp.

them, and to their seed, a land to his house in peace tu Jerusalem.

Jer. xxxi, 4, 13. Again I will that Noweth with milk and honey. Daniel xi, 9. So the king of the build thee, and thou shalt be that your days may be multiplied south shall come into his king built, ( virgin of I-rael: thou and the days of your children, in dom, and shall return into his own shalt again be adorned with thy the land which the Lord sware land. tabrets, and shalt go forth in the

unto your fathers to give them, Join vii, 53. And every man

dances of them that make merry. as the days of heaven upon the went unto his own house.

Then shall the virgin rejoice in earth. John ır, 10. Then the disciples old together, for I will turn their thy grave in a full age, like as a

the dance, both young men and Job v, 26. Thou shalt come to went away again unto their own

mourning into joy, and will com- shock of corn cometh in in his home.

fort them, and make them rejoice season. Acts xii, 25. And Barnabas and from their sorrow. Saul returned from Jerusalem,

P8. xxi, 4. He asked life of thee, when they had fulfilled their is ceased; our dance is turned into length of days for ever and ever.

Lam. v, 15. The joy of our heart and thou gavest it him, even ministry, and took with them

mourning, Jolin, whose surname was Mark.

Ps. xxxiv, 12, 13. What man is Marle vi, 22. And when the he that desireth life, and loveth TIMES OF REJOICING.

daughter of the said Herodias many days, that he may see good?

came in, and danced, and pleased Keep thy tongue from evil, and Judges xi. 34. And Jephthah Herod, and them that sat with thy lips from speaking guile. came to Mizpah unto his house, him, the king said onto the damand, behold, his daughter came sel, Ask of me whatsoever thou I satisfy him, and shew him my

Ps. xci, 16. With long life will out to meet him with timbrels wilt, and I will give it thee. salvation. and with dances; and she was his only child: beside her he had

Prov. iii, 1, 2. My son, forget not

THE GRECIAN GAMES. neither son nor daughter.

my law; but let thine heart keep

1 Cor. ix, 24-27. Know yo not my commandments; For length 1 Sam. xviii, 6. And it came to that they which run in a race run of days, and long life, and peace, pass, as they came, when David all, but one receiveth the prize? shall ihey add to thee. was returned from the slaughter So run, that ye may obtain. And of the Philistine, that the women every man that striveth for the Lord prolongeth days: but the

Prov. x, 27. The fear of the came out of all cities of Israel, mastery is temperate in all things. years of the wicked shall be shorsinging and dancing. to meet Now they do it to obtain a corking Saul, with tabrets, with joy, ruptible crown, but we an incor

tened. and with instruments of musick. ruptible. I therefore so run, not

Prov. xx, 29. The glory of young 1 Sam. xxi, 10-12. And David

men is their strength; and the as uncertainly; so fìglt I, not as arose, and fled that day for fear of one that beateth the air: But I beauty of old men is the gray

head. Saul, and went to Achish the king keep under my body, and bring o! Gath. And the servants of it into subjection; lest that by any Isa, Ixv, 20, 22. There shall bo Achish said unto him, Is not this means, when I have preached to no more thence an infant of days, David the king of the land? did others, I myself should be a cast- nor an old man that hath not they not sing one to another of away.

filled his days: for the child shall hiin in dances, saying, Saul hath 2 Tim, 11, 5. And if a man also die an hundred years old; but the slain his thousands, and David his strive for masteries, yet is he not sinner, being an hundred years ien thousands? And David laid crowned, except be strive law-old, shall be accursed. They up these words in his heart, and fully.

shall not build, and another inwas sore afraid of Achish the

habit; they shall not plant, and king of Gath.

Heb. xii, 1. Wherefore, seeing another eat: for as the days of a

we also are compassed about tree are the days of my people, 1 Sam. XXX, 16 And when he with so great a cloud of witnesses, and mine elect shall long enjoy had brought him down, behold, let us lay aside every weight, and the work of their hande. they were spread abroad upon all the sin which doth so easily beset the earth, eating and drinking, us, and let us run with patience Lord of hosts, There shall yet old

Zech. viii, 4. Thus saith the and dancing, because of all the the race that is set before us. great spoil that they had taken

men and old women dwell in the out of the land of the Philistines,

VI.

streets of Jerusalem, and every and out of the land of Judah.

man with his staff in his hand for MAN'S DESTINY.

very age. 2 Sam. vi, 14. And David danced before the LORD with all his

LONG LIFE.

INSTANCES BEFORE THE FLOOD. might; and David was girded Gen. xv, 15. And thou shalt go with a linen ephod. to thy fathers in peace, thou

Gen. V, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 27, 1 Chron. XV, 29. And it came to shalt be buried in a good old 31. and all the days that Adam

lived were nine hundred and age. pass, as the ark of the covenant

thirty years; and he died. And of the LORD came to the city of

Erod. xxiii, 26. There shall all the days of Seth were ninr David, that Michal, the daughter nothing cast their young, nor be hundred and twelve years: and he of Saul, looking out at a window, barren, in thy land; the number died. And all the days of Enog saw king David dancing and of thy days I will fulfil.

were nine hundred and five playing, and she despised him in Deut. xi, 8, 9, 21. Therefore years: and he died. And all the her heart.

shall ye keep all the command- days of Canaan were nine bun. Job xxi, 11. They send forth ments which I command you this dred and ten years: and he died. their little ones like a flock, and day, that ye may be strong, and And all the days of Mabalaleel

go tbeir children dance.

in and possess the land, were eight hundred ninety and whither ye go to possess it; And five years: and he died.

And all Ps. cxlix, 3. Le them praise his that ye may prolong your days in the days of Jared were nine hunname in the dance: let them sing | the land which the LORD sware dred sixty and two years: and he

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