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Judah; We have a strong city; and it shall consume the palaces opened till after the sabbath: and salvation will God appoint for of Ben-hadad.
some of my servants set I at the walls and bulwarks.
Ezek. xiii, 10. Because, even
gates, that there should no burden Nah. ii, 1. He that dasheth in because they have seduced my
be brought in on the sabbath day. pieces is come up before thy face: people, saying, Peace; and there
And I commanded the Levites keep the munition, watch the was no peace; and ono built up a
that they should cleanse them. way, make thy loins strong, fortify wall, and, lo, others daubed it selves, and that they should come thy power mightily. with untempered morter.
and keep the gates, to sanctify
the sabbath day. Remember me, Zeph. 1, 16. A day of the trumpet
Acts ix, 25. Then the disciples 10 my God, concerning this also, and alarm against
the fenced took him by night, and let him and spare 'mo according to the cities, and against the high towers. down by the wall in a basket.
greatness of thy mercy.
Isa. xly, 1, 2. Thus saith the WALLS.
Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, Josh, ii, 15. .
For her Gen. xxiii, 10. And Ephron whose right hand I have holden, house was upon the town-wall, dwelt among the children of Heth: to subdue nations before him; and and she dwelt upon the wall. and Ephron the Hittito answered I will loose the loins of king's, to
Abraham in the audience of the open before him the two leaved Josh. vi, 5. And it shall come to children of Heth, eren of all that gates; and the gates shall not be pass, that when they make a long went in at the gate of his city, shut;' I will go before thee, and blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the gaying.
make the crooked places straight: trumpet, all the people shall shout
Gen. xxxiv, 20, 24. And Hamor I will break in pieces the gutes of with a great shout; and the wall and Shechem his son came unto brass, and cut in sunder the bars
of iron. of the city shall fall down flat, and the gate of their city, and comthe people shall ascend up every saying. And unto llamor and of the king of Babylon came in,
muned with the men of their city, Jer. xxxix, 3. And all the princes man straight before him,
unto Shechem his son hearkened and sat in the middle gate, eren 2 Sam. xxil, 30. For by thee I all that went out of the gate of his Nergal - sharezer, Samgar - nebo, have run through a troop: by my city; and every male was circum- Sarsechim. Rab-saris, Nergila God have I leaped over a wall. cised, all that went out of the gate sharezer, Rab-may, with all the 2 Kin. vi, 26. And as the king of of his city.
residue of the princes of the king Israel was passing by upon the
Josh. ii, 5. And it came to pass of Babylon. wall, there cried a woman unto about the time of shutting of the
Nah.ii, 6. The gates ofthe rivers him, saying, Help, my lord, o gate, when it was dark, that the shall be opened, and the palace king!
men went out: whether the men shall be dissolved. 2 Kin. xviii, 26. Then said went I Wot not: pursue after them
Acts ix, 24. But their laying Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and quickly; for ye shall overtake
await was known of Saul. And Shebna, and Joah, unto 'Rab | them.
they watched the gates day and shakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy Judges xvi, 3. And Samson lay bight to kill him. servants in the Syrian language; till midnight, and arose at mid
Acts xii, 10. When they were for we understand it: and talk not night, and took the doors of the with us in the Jews' languago in gite of the city, and the two posts, past the first and the second ward, the cars of the people that are on and went away with them, bar they came unto the iron guté
that leadeth unto the city; which the wall. and all, and put them upon his
opened to them of his own accord: 2 Chron. xxvii, 3. Ho built the shoulders, and carried then up to and they went out, and passed on high gate of the house of the the top of an bill that is before througli one strect; and forth with LORD, and on the wall of Ophel Hebron.
the angel departed from him. he built much.
2 Kin. vii, 1, 18. Then Elisha
Acts xiv, 13. Then the priest of Neh. ii, 15, 17. Then went I up I said, Hear ye the word of the in the night by the brook, and Lord; Thus saith the LORD, To Jupiter, which was before their viewed the wall, and turned back, morrow about this timo shall a city, brought oxen and garlands
unto the gates, and would havo and entered by the fate of the measure of tine flour be sold for a valley, and so returned. Then shekel, and two measures of bar- done sacrifice with the people. said I unto them, Ye see the dis-ley for a shekel, in the gate of tress that we are in, how Jerusa
Samaria. And it came to pass as P3. cvii, 16. For he hath broken lem lieth waste, and the gates the man of God had spoken to the the gates of brass, and cut the thereof burned with fire: kins, saying, Two measures of bars of iron in sunder. come, and let us build up the barley for a shekel, and a measure
Prov. 1, 21. She crieth in tho wall of Jerusalem, that we be no
of fine flour for a shekel, shall be
chief place of concourse, in the more a reproach. Nch. iv, 6. So built we the wall; gate of Samaria.
she uttereth her words, saying. and all the wall was joined to
2 Chron. xviii, 9. And the king
Prov. viii, 31. Blessed is the man fether unto the half thereof: for of Israel and Jchoshaphat king the people had a mind to work.
of Judah sat either of them on his that heareth me, watching daily Neh. vii, 1. Now it came to pass, they sat in a void place at the of my doors:
throne, clothed in their robes, and at my gates, waiting at the posts when the wall was built, and 1 and entering in of the rate of Samaria; Prov. xxxi, 23. Her husband is set up the doors, and the porters and all the prophets prophesied known in the gates, when he and the singers and the Levites before them.
sitteth among the elders of tho were appointed. Isa. ii, 15.
Neh. xiii, 19, 22. And it came to land.
pass, that when the gates of Isa. Ixil, 10. Go through, go high tower, and upon every Jerusalem began to be dark before throngh the gates; prepare ye tho fenced wall.
the sabbath, I commanded that way of the people; cast ap, cast up Jer. xlix. 27. And I will kindle the gates should be shut, and the highway; gather out the stones a fire in the wall of Damascus, I charged that they should not be lift up a standard for the people.
wad. 11. In the day that thou, many as touched him were made, strange wives in our cities come stoodest on the other side, in the whole.
at appointed times, and with them day that the strangers carried Luke x, 10. But into whatsoever
the elders of every city, and the away captive his forces, and city ye enter, and they receive judges thereof, until the fierce foreigners entered into his gates, you not, go your ways out into
wrath of our God for this matter and cast lots upon Jerusalem, the streets of the same, and say.
be turned from us. Even thou wast as one of them. Hatth. vii, 13. Enter ye in at
Luke xiv, 21. So that servant CITY OF GOD. the strait gate: for wide is the came, and shewed his lord these gate, and broad is the way, that things. Then the master of the Ps. xlvi, 4. There is a river, the leadeth to destruction, and many servant, Gu out quickly into the the city of God, the holy place of
house being angry said to his streams whereof shall make glad there be which go in thereat.
streets and lanes of the city, and the tabernacles of the most high. Hatih, xvi, 18. And I say also bring in hither the poor, and the anto thee, That thou art Peter, maimed, and the halt, and the and greatly to be praised in the
Ps. xlviii, 1, 8. Great is the LORD, and upon this rock I will build my blind. church; and the gates of hell
city of our God, in the mountain
of his holiness. shall not prevail aguinst it.
AS we have CITIES GUARDED.
heard, so have we seen in the city Ps. cvii, 36. And there he mak- of the LORD of hosts, in the city of STREETS.
eth the hungry to dwell, that they our God: God will establish it for Gen. xix, 2. And he said, Be- may prepare a city for habitation. ever. Selah. bold now, my lords, turn in, I
Ps. cxxvii, 1. .... Except the pray you, into your servant's Lord keep the city, the watch
Ps. lxxxvii, 3. Glorious things house, and tarry all night, and
are spoken of thee, O city of God. man waketh but in vain.
Selah. wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways.
Çant. v, 7. The watchmen that
Heb. xil, 22. But ye are come And they said, Nay; but we will they smote me, they wonnded city of the living God, the heaven
went about the city found me, unto mount Sion, and unto the abide in the street all night. Jash, ii, 19. And it shall be, that away my veil from me.
me; the keepers of the walls took ly Jerusalem. whosoever shall go out of the
Rev. iii, 12.
And I will doors of thy house into the street, Dumah. He calleth to me out of God, and the name of the city of
Isa, xxi, 11. The burden of write upon him the name of my his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and who? Seir, Watchman, what of the
my God, which is new Jerusoever shall be with thee in the night? Watchman, what of the salem.... bouse, his blood shall be on our night? head, if any hand be upon him.
130. xxxii, 18, 19. And my peo
TIE HOLY CITY, ed aside thither, to go in and to habitation, and in suro dwellings, people dwelt at Jerusalem: the Judges xix, 15. And they turn- ple shall dwell in a peaceable
Neh, xi, 1. And the rulers of the lize in Gibeah: and when he went and in quiet resting places; When
rest of the people also cist lots, in be sat hira down in a street of it shall hail, coming down on the
to bring one of ten to dwell in forest; and the city shall be low in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine the city for there was no man that took them into his house to a low place.
parts to dwell in other cities, luiging.
GOVERNED BY ELDERS.
Neh. xi, 18. All the Levites in 2 Sim, i, 20. Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Deut. xix, 12. Then the elders of the holy city were two hundred
fourscore and four. Askelon; lest the daughters of his city shall send and fetch him the Philistines rejoice, lest the thence, and deliver him into the Isa. xlviii, 2. For they call daughters of the uncircumcised hand of the avenger of blood, that themselves of the holy city, and triumph. he may die.
stay themselves upon the God of 1 Kin. xx. 34. And Ben-hadad Deut. xxi, 6. And all the elders Israel; the LORD of hosts is his said unto him, The cities, which of that city, that are next unto
name. iny father took from thy father, the slain man, shall wash their Isa, lii, 1. Awake, awake; put I will restore; and thou shalt hands over the heifer that is be-on thy strength, 0 Zion; put on make streets for thee in Damas. headed in the valley:
thy beautiful garments, O Jerucus. my father made in
Josh. xx, 4. And when he that salem, the holy city: for henceSamaria. Then said Ahab, Idoth flee unto one of those cities forth there shall no more come will send thee away with this shall stand at the entering of the into thee the uncircumcised and covenant. So he inade a covenant
gate of the city, and shall declare the unclean. with him, and sent him away. his cause in the ears of the elders Dan. ix, 24. Seventy weeks are
Çant, jü, 2. I will rise now, and of that city, they shall take him determined upon thy people and go'about the city in the streets, into the city unto them, and give upon thy holy city, to finish the and in the broad ways I will seek him a place, that he may dwell transgression, and to make an end him whom my soul loveth: I among them,
of sins, and to make reconciliation sought him, but I found him Judges viii, 16. And he took the for iniquity, and to bring in evernot.
elders of the city, and thorns of the lasting righteousness, and to seal Zech. viji, 5. And the streets of Wilderness and briers, and with up the vision and prophecy, and the city shall be fuil of boys and them he taught the men of Suc- to anoint the most Holy. girls playing in the streets there- coth.
Matth. iv, 5. Then the devil of.
Ruth iv, 2. And he took ten taketh him up into the holy city, Mark vi, 56. And whithersoever men of the elders of the city, and and setteth him on a pinnacle of he entered into villages, or cities,
said, Sit ye down here. And the temple. or country, they laid the sick in they sat down.
Matth. xxvii, 53. And came out the streets, and besought him that Esra x, 14. Let now our rulers of the graves after his resurrecthey might touch if it were but of all the congregation stand, and tion, and went into the holy city, the border of his garment, and as I let all them which ha taken I and eared unto many.
Dev. xi, 2. But the court which , ye shall lodge this night. Then heard long ago hmo I have done is without the temple leave Joshua called the twelve men, it, and of ancient times that I have out, and measure it not; for it is whom he had prepared of the chil- formed it? now have I brought it riven unto the Gentiles: and the dren of Israel, out of every tribe to pass, that thou shouldest be to holy city shall they tread under a man: And Joshua said unto lay waste fenced cities into ruinfoot forty and two months. them, Pass over before the ark of ous heaps. Rev. XXI, 2. And I John saw the
the LORD your God into the midst Job viii, 15. He shall lean upon
of Jordan, and take you up every his house, but it shall not stand: holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven,
man of you a stone upon his he shall hold it fast, but it shall prepared as a bride adorned for shoulder, according unto
the not endure.
number of the tribes of the chilher husband. dren of Israel: That this may be house as a moth, and as a booth
Job xxvii, 18. He buildeth his Rev. xxii, 19. And if any man shall take away from the words of your children ask their fathers in
a sign among you, that when that the keeper maketh. The book of this prophecy, God iime to come, saying, What mai
Isa. V, 9. In mine ears said the shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy we by these stones? Then yo shall Lord of hosts, of a truth many
answer them, That the waters of houses shall be desolate, eren city, and from the things which Jordan were cut off before the great and fair, without inhabitant, are written in this book.
ark of the covenant of the LORD; 180. xiil, 19, 20. And Babylon, ARCHITECTURAL MONU- waters of Jordan were cut off of when it passed over Jordan, the the glory of kingdoms, the beauty
the Chaldees' excellency, MENTS.
and these stones shall be for a shall be as when God overthrew Gen. xxviii, 18. And Jacob rose memorial unto the children of Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall up early in the morning, and took Israel for ever. And the children never bo inhabited, neither shall the stone that he had put for his of Israel did so as Joshua com- it be dwelt in from generation to pillows, and set it up for a pillar, manded, and took up twelve generation. and poured oil upon the top of it.
stones out of the midst of Jordan,
Isa, xiv, 31. lIowl, O gate; cry, Gen. xxxi, 45, 46, 51, 52. And according to the number of the dissolved: for there shall come Jacob took a stone, and set it up tribes of the children of Israel, from the north a smoke, and none for a pillar. And Jacob said unto and carried them over with them shall be alone in his appointed his brethren, Gather stones; and unto the place where they lodged,
times. They took stones, and made an and laid them down there. And heup: and they did eat there upon Joshua set up twelve stones in
Isa. xvii, 1. The burden of the heap. And Laban said to the midst of Jordan, in the place Damascus, Behold. Damascus is Jacob, Behold this heap, and be where the feet of the priests taken away from being a city, and Hold this pillar, which I bave cast which bare the ark of the cove
it shall be a ruinous heap. hetwixt me and thee; This heap nant stood: and they are thero Isa. xxiv, 10, 12. The city of conbe witness, and this pillar be wit- unto this day. And those twelve fusion is broken down; every mese, that I will not pass over this stones, which they took out of house is shut up, that no man heap to thee, and that thou shalt Jordan, did Joshua pitch in Gil- may come in. In the city is left not pass over this heap and this gal. And he spake unto the child desolation, and the gate is smitten Pillar unto me, for harm.
dren of Israel, saying. When your with destruction. Gen. XXXV, 13, 14. And God children shall ask their fathers in
Isa. XXV, 2. For thou hast made went up from him in the place time to come, saying, What mean
of a city an heap; of a defenced where he talked with him. And these stones?
city a ruin: a palace of strangers Jacob set up a pillar in the place Josh, xxiv, 26. 27. And Joshua to be no city; it shall never be where he talked with him, eren wrote these words in the book of built. a pillar of stone: and he poured a the law of God, and took a great drink offering thereon, and ho stone, and set it up there under city shall be desolate, au the
Isa. xxvii, 10. Yet the defenced poured oil thereon.
an oak, that was by the sanctuary habitation forsaken, and left like Erod. xxiv, 4. And Moses wrote of the LORD. And Joshua said
a wilderness. all the words of the LORD, and unto all the people, Behold, this
Isa. xxxii, 14. Because the rose up early in the morning, and stone shall be a witness unto us; builded an altar under the hill, for it hath heard all the words of palaces shall be forsaken; the muland twelve pillars, according to the Lord which he spake unto titude of the city shall be left. . the twelve tribes of Israel. us: it shall be therefore a witness
Jer. x, 22. Behold, the noise of Deut. xxvii, 4. Therefore it shall unto you, lest ye deny your God. the bruit is come, and a great be when ye be gone over Jordan, 1 Sam. vii, 12. Then Samuel commotion out of the north counthat ye shall set up these stones, took a stone, and set it between try, to make the cities of Judah which I command you this day. Mizpeh and Shen, and called the desolate. in mount Ebal, and thou shalt nanie of it Eben-tzer, saying, Jer. xlix. 33. And Hazor shall be plaister them with plaister. Hitherto hath the LORD helped
a desolation for ever; there us. Josh. iv, 1-9, 20, 21. And it came
shall no man abide there, nor any to pass, when all the people were
2 Sam. xviii, 18. Now Absalom son of man dwell in it. clean passed over Jordan, that in his lifetime had taken and
Lam, ii. 7-9. The Lord bath cast the Lord spake unto Joshua, say- reared up for himself a pillar, off his altar; he hath abhorred his ing, Take you twelve men out of which is in the king's dale: for he sanctuary: he hath given up into the people, out of every tribe a said, I have no son to keep my the hand of the enemy the walls man, And command ye them, say- name in remembrance: and he of her palaces; they have made a ing. Take you hence out of the called the pillar after his own noise in the house of the Lord, as midst of Jordan, out of the place name; and it is called unto this in the day of a solemn feast.
Tlie where the priests' feet stood firm, day, Absalom's place.
LORD hath purposed to destroy twelve stones, and ye shall carry
CITIES IN RUINS.
the wall of the daughter of Zion; them over with you, and leave
he hath stretched out a line, he thein in the lodging place, wbere 2 Kings xix, 25. Hast thou not I hath not withdrawn his hand from
destroying: therefore he made the another wall without, and repaired, bars thereof. But the gate of the Tampart and the wall to lament; Millo in the city of David, and fountain repaired Shallum the son they languished together. Her made darts and shields in abund- of Col-hozeh, the ruler of part of gates are sunk into the ground; ance.
Mizpah; he built it, and covered be hath destroyed and broken her Ezra iv, 2. Then they came to it, and set up the doors thereof, the lars: her king and her princes are Zerubhabel, and to the chief of locks thereof, and the bars thereof, mong the Gentiles: the law is no the fathers, and said unto them, and the wall of the pool of Siloah
re; her prophets also find no Let us build with you; for we seek by the king's garden, and unto the vision from the LORD.
your God, as ye do; and we do stairs that go down from the city Erek. xiii, 11, 12, 14. Say unto do sacrifice unto him since the of David. After him repaireil them which daub it with untem- days of Esar-haddon king of Nehemiah the son of Azbak, the pel morter, that it shall full: Assur, which brouglit us up ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, there shall be an overflowing hither.
unto the place over against the shower; and ye, Ogreat hallstones, Neh, iii, 1, 2, 4-32. Then Eliashib sepulchres of David, and to the shall Gall; and a stormy wind shall the high priest rose up with his ! pool that was made, and unto the
Lo, when the wall is brethren iho priests, and they house of the mighty. And after tallen, shall it not be said unto builded tho sheep 'gate; they him repaired the Levites, Relian Tou, Where is the daubing where- sanctified it, and set up the doors the son of Bani. Next unto him with ye have daubed it! So will of it; even unto the tower of pieah repaired lashablah, the ruler of I break down the wall that ye they sanctified it, unto the tower the half part of Keilah, in his have darbed with untempered of Hananeel. And next unto him part. After him repaired their morter, and bring it down to the builded the men of Jericho. And brethren, Bavai the son of Henaoud, so that the foundation next to them builded Zaccur the Mad, the ruler of the half part of ther of shall be discovered, and son of Imri. And next unto them Keilah. And next to him repaired It shall fall, and ye shall be con- repaired Meremoth the son of Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler Eumed in the midst thereof: and ye Urijah, the son of Koz. And next of Mizpah, another piece over shall know that I am the LORD. unto them repaired Meshullam against the going up to the armoury
Ezek. XV, 5. And I will make the son of Berechiah, the son of at the turning of the wall. After Rablah a stable for camels, and
Meshezabeel. And' next unto him Baruch the son of Zabbai the Amnionites a couching-place them repaired Zadok the son of earnestly repaired the other piece, for flocks,
Biana. And next unto them the from the turning of the wall unto Amos vi, 11. For, behold, the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles the door of the house of Eliashib
the high priest. After him repairLed commandeth,' and he will put not their necks to the work of
their Lord. the Teat house with
Moreover the olded Meremoth the son of Urijah boriches, and the little house with Pasean and Meshullam the son of from the door of the house of
gate repaired Jehoiada the son of the son of Koz another piece.
Besodeiah; they laid the beams Elíashib even to the end of the Zeph. ii, 13, 15. And he will thereof, and set up the doors house of Eliashib. And after him stretch out his hand against the thereof, and the locks thereof, and repaired the priests, the men of Lorth, and destroy Assyria; and the bars thereof. And next unto the plain. After him repaired will make Nineveh a desolation, them repaired Melatiah the Gibe- Berjamin and Hashub over against und dry like a wilderness. This onite, and Jadon the Meronothite, their house. Alter him repaired
the rejoicing city that dwelt the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, | Azariah the son of Maaseiah the carelessly, that said in her heart, unto the throne of the governor son of Ananiah by his house. I am, and there is none beside me: on this side the river. Next unto After him repaired Binnui tho hvis she become a desolation, him repaired Uzziel the son of son of Henadad another piece, a place for beasts to lie down in! Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. from the house of Azariah untó tery one that passeth by her Next unto him also repaired the turning of the wall, even unto stuhl luss, and wag his hand. Hananiah the son of one of the the corner. Palal the son of Uzai,
apothecaries, and they fortified over against the turning of the RESTORATION.
Jerusalem unto the broad wall. wall, and the tower which lieth Judges xxi, 23. And the children And next unto them repaired Re- out from the king's high house, of Benjamin did so, and took them phaiah the son of Hur, the ruler that was by the court of the prison. rises, according to their number, of the half part of Jerusalem. And After him Pedaiah the son of of them that danced, whom they next unto them repaired Jedaiah Parosh. Moreover the Nethcoght: and they went and return the son of Harumaph, even over inims dwelt in Ophel, unto the 4+1 unto their inheritance, and re-against his house. And next unto place over against the water gate Jared the cities, and dwelt in him repaired Hattush the son of toward the east, and the tower Then.
Hashabniah. Malchijah the son that lieth out. After them the 1 Kings xi, 27. And this was the of arim, and Ilashub the son of Tekoites repaired another piece, aanse that he lifted up his hand Pahath-moah, repaired the other over against the great tower that zainst the king: Solomon built piece, and the tower of the fur- lieth out, even unto the wall of Milo, and repaired the breaches naces. And next unto him re- Ophel. From above the horse
the city of David his father. paired Shallum the son of Ialo- guto repaired the priests, every 1 Çhron. x1, 8. And be built the liesh, the ruler of the half part of one over against his house. After cty round about, even from Milo Jerusalem, he and his daughters. them repaired Zadok the son of round about: and Joab repaired and the inhabitants of Zanoah; After him repaired also The valley gato repaired Hanun, Immer over against his louse.
Shethe rest of the city.
they built it, and set up the doors maiah the son of Shechaniah, the 2 Chron. xxix, 3. He in the first thereof, the locks thereof, and the keeper of the east gate. After yerof his reign, in the first month, bars thereof, and thousand him repaired Hananiah the son of (Pened the doors of the house of cubits on the wall unto the dung Sheleniah, and IIanun the sixth the LOED, and repaired them. gate. But the dung gate repaired son of Zalaph, another piece.
2 Chron. xxxii, 5. Also he Malchiah the son of Rechab, the After him repaired Meshullam the strengthened himself, and built up ruler of part of Beth-haccerem; he son of Berechiah over against bis all the wall that was broken, and built it, and set up the doors chamber. After him repaired rused it up to the towers, and thereof, the locks thereof, and the Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto
the place of the Nethinims, and of forth of the commandment to re-princes of Judah upon the wall, the merchants, over aguinst the store and to build Jerusalem unto and appointed two great com. gate Miphkad, and to the going up the Messiah the Prince shall be panies of them that gare thanks, of the corner. And between the seven weeks, and threescore and achereof one went on the right going up of the corner unto the two weeks: the street shall be land upon the wall toward the sheep gate repaired the gold- built again, and the wall, even in dung gate: And after them went smiths and the merchants. troublous times.
Hoshaiah, and half of the princes of Nch. iv, 10. And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of raise up the tabernacle of David min, and Shemaiah, and Jeremiah,
Amos ix, 11, 14. In that day willi Judah, And Azariah, Ezra, and
Meshullam, Judah, and Benjaburdens is decayed, and there is that is fallen, and close up the
And certain of the priests' song much rubbish; so that we are not breaches thereof; and I will raise able to build the wall. up his ruins, and I will build it as
with trumpets; namcly, Zechariah
the son of Jonathan, the son of Isa, xly, 13. I have raised him in the days of old. And I will bring Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, up in righteousness, and I will again the captivity of my people the son of Michaiah, the son of direct all his ways: Be shall build of Israel, and they shall build tho Zaccur, the son of Asaph: Ana my city, and he shall let go my and they shall plant vineyards.ind waste cities, and inhabit them;
his brethren, Shemaial, and captives, not for price nor reward, drink the wine thereof; they shall Nethaneel, aud Judah, "Hanani,
Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, saith the LORD of hosts.
also make gardens, and cat the with the musical instruments of Isa. Iviii, 12. And they that shall fruit of them.
David the man of God, and Ezra bc of thee shall build the old
the scribe before thein. And at waste places: thou shalt raíso up DEDICATION OF A REBUILT the fountain gate, which was urer the foundations of many genera
against them, they went up by tions; and thou shalt be called,
CITY. The repairer of the breach, Tho
the stairs of the city of David, at restorer of paths to dwell in.
Nch. xii, 27-38, 40-42. And at the the going up of the wall, above
dedication of the wall of Jerusa- the house of David, even unto the Isa. Ixi, 4. And they shall build lem they sought the Levites out water gate eastward. And the the old wastes, they shall raise up of all their places, to bring them other company of them that gare the former desolations, and they to Jerusalem, to keep the dedica- thanks went over against thout, shall repair the waste cities, the tion with gladness, both with and I after them, and the half of desolations of many generations. thanksgivings, and with singing, the people upon the wall, from Exek. xxxvi, 35, 36. And they with cymbals, psalteries, and with beyond the tower of the furnaces
And the song shall say, This land that was de harps.
of the even unto the broad wall; folate, is becorne like the garden of singers gathered themselves to stood the two companies of them Eden; and the waste and de-Bether, both out of the plain that gare thanks in the house of solate and ruined cities are be-country round about Jerusalem, God, and I, and the half of the come fenced, anul are inhabited. and from the villages of Neto- rulers with me: And the priests, Then the heathen that are left phathi; Also from the house of Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, round about you shall know that Gilgal, and out of the fields of Michaidh, Elioenai, Zechariali, I the LORD build the ruined Geba and Azmaveth: for the and Jananiah, with trumpots
Shemaiah, places, and plant that that was singers had builded them villages And Maaseiah, and
round about Jerusalem. desolate: I the Lord have spoken the priests and the Levites puri- banan, and Malchijah, and Elam,
And and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehoit, and I will do it.
fied themselves, and purified the and Ezer. And the singers sang Din. ix, 25. Know therefore and people, and the gates, and the loud, with Jezrahiah their overunderstand, thut from the going | Wali. Then I brought up the seer.