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their provision was dry and congregation; as the princes had, six thousand and four hundre 11 mouldy. And they went to promised them. And Joshua throus hout their armies. This Joshui unto the camp at Gilgal, called for them, and he spake un- shall first set forth. On the south and said unto hin, and to the men to them, saying, Wherefore have side shall be the standard of the of Israel, We be come from a far ye beguiled us, saying, We are camp of Reuben according to their country: now therefore make yo very far from you; when ye dwell armies: und the captain of the a league with us. And the men among us? Now therefore ye are children of Reuben shall be Elizar of Israel said unto the Hivites, cursed, and there shall none of the son of Shedeur. And his host, Peradventure yo dwell among us; you be freed from being bondmen, and those that were numbereci and how shall we make a league and howers of wood and drawers thereof, were forty and six thoniwit! you? And they said unto of water for the house of my God. sand and five hundred. And Joshua, We are thy servants. And they answered Joshua, and those which pitch by him shall be And Joshua said unto them, Who said, Because it was certainly told the tribe of Simeon: and the capare ye? and from whonce como thy servants, how that the LORD tain of the children of Simeon ve? And they said unto him, thy God commanded his servant shall be Shelumiel the sun of From a very far country thy ser- | Moses to give you all the land, Zurishaddai. And his host, and vants are come because of the and to destroy all the inhabitants those that were numbered of them, name of the Lord thy God: for we of the land from before you, there- ucre fifty and nine thousand and have heard the fame of him, and fore we were sore afraid of our three hundred. Then the tribe of all that he did in Egypt, And all lives because of you, and have Gad: and the captain of the sons that he did to the two kings of done this thing. And now, be- of Gad shall be Eliasaph the son of the Ainorites, that were beyond hold, we are in thine hand: as it Reuel. And his host, iiod those that Jordan, to Sihon king of Jesh- seemeth good and right unto theo were numbered of them were forty bon, and to Og king of Baashan, to do unto us, do. And so did ho and five thousand and six hundred which was at Ashtaroth. Where- unto them, and delivered them and fifty. All that were numbered fore our elders and all the inhabi- out of the hand of the children of in the camp of Reuben were an huntants of our country spako to us, Israel, that they slew them not. dred thousand and fifty and one saying, Take victuals with you for And Joshua made them that day thousand and four hundred and the journey, and go to meet them, hewers of wood and drawers of fifty, throughout their armies. and say unto them, We are your water for the congregation, and And they shall set forth in the servants: therefore now make ye for the altar of the LORD, even second rank, Then the tabera league with us. This our bread unto this day, in the place which nacle of the congregation shall set wo took hot for our provision out he should choose.

forward with the camp of the of our houses on the day we came

Levites in the midst of the camp: forth to go unto you; but now, be

BANNERS.

as they encamp, so shall they set hold, it is dry, and it is mouldy:

Exod. xvii, 15. And Moses built forward, every man in his place and these bottles of wine, which we filled, were new; and, behold, an altar, and called the name of it by their standards. On the west JEHOVAH-nissi.

side shall be the standard of the they be rent: and these our garments and our shoes are become

Num. i, 52. And the children of their armies; and the captain of

camp of Ephraim according to old by reason of the very long Israel shall pitch their tents, .

the sons of Ephraimn shall be journey. And the men took of and every man, by his own stand- Elishama the son of Ammihud. their victnals, and asked not coun- ard, throughout their hosts.

And his host, and those that were sel at the mouth of the LORD. Num. ii, 1-34. And the LORD numbered of them, were forty And Joshua made peace with spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, thousand and five hundred. And them, and made a league with saying, Every man of the children by him shall be the tribe of Ma. them, to let them live: and the of Israel shall pitch by his own nasseh; and the captain of the princes of the congregation sware standard, with the ensign of their children of Manasseh shall be unto them. And it came to pass father's house: far off about the Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. at the end of three days after tabernacle of the congregation And his host, and those that were they had made a league with shall they pitch. And on the east numbered of them, were thirty them, that they heard that they side toward the rising of the sun and two thousand and two bunwere their neighbours, and that shall they of the standard of the dred. Then the tribe of Benjamin; they dwelt among them. And camp of Judah pitch thoughout and the captain of the sons of the children of Israel journeyed, their armies: and Nahshon the son Benjamin shall be Abidan the son and came unto their cities on the of Amminadab shall be captain of of Gideoni. And his host, and third day. Now their cities were the children of Judah. And his those that were numbered of them, Gibeon, and Chephirah, and host, and those that were num- were thirty and five thousand and Beeroth, and Kirjath-jearim. And bered of them, were threescore four hundred. All that were the children of Israel smote them and fourteen thousand and six numbered of the camp of Ephraim not, because the princes of the hundred. And those that do pitch were an hundred thousand and congregation had sworn unto next unto him shall be the tribe of eight thousand and an hundred, them by the LORD God of Israel. Issachar: and Nethaneel the son of throughout their armies. And And all the congregation mur- Zuar shall be captain of the chil- they shall go forward in the third mured against the princes. But dren of Issachar. And his host, rank. The standard of the camp all the princes said unto all the and those that were numbered of Dan shall be on the north side congregation, We have sworn thereof, were fifty and four thou- by their armies: and the captain of unto them by the LORD God of sand and four hundred. Then the the children of Dan shall be Ahiezer Israel: now therefore we may tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab the son the son of Ainmishaddai. And not touch them. This we will of Helon shall be captain of the his host, and those that were num. do to them; we will even let children of Zebulun. And his bered of them, were threescore them live, lest wrath be upon us, host, and those that were num- and two thousand and seven hunbecause of the oath which we bered thereof, were fifty and seven dred. And those that encamp by sware unto them. And the prin- thousand and four hundred. All him shall be the tribe of Asher: ces said unto them, Let them live; that were numbered in the camp and the captain of the children of but let them be hewers of wood of Judah were an hundred thou- Asher shall be Pagiel the son of and drawers of water unto all the sand and fourscore thousand and I Ocran. And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were upon the high mountain, exalt, the hand of Ittal the Gittite. And furty, and one thousand and five the voice unto them, shake the the king said unto the people, I hundred. Then the tribe of hand, that they may go into the will surely go forth with you myNaphtali: and the captain of the gates of the nobles.

self also. children of Naphtali shall be Ahira

Isa. xviii, 3. All ye inhabitants 1 Kin. xx, 14, 15, 19. . Then the son of Enan. And his host, of the world, and dwellers on the [Ahab) said, Who shall order the and those that were numbered of earth, see ye, when he lifteth up battle? And he answered, Thou. them, were fifty and three thou-an ensign on the mountains; and Then he numbered the young saud and four hundred. All they when he bloweth a trumpet, hear men of the princes of the prothat were numbered in the camp ye.

vinces, and they were two hunof Dan were an hundred thousand

Isa. Xxx, 17. One thousand shau dred an thirty-two; and after and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred. They shall go hind

fee at the rebuke of one; at the them he numbered all the people, most with their standards. These

rebuke of five shall ye lee: till eren all tho children of Israel, are those which were numbered of ye be left as a beacon upon the being seven thousand. So these the children of Israel by the house top of a mountain, and as an en- young men of the princes of the

provinces came out of the city, of their fathers: all those that sign on an hill. were numbered of the camps

and the army which followed

Isa. xxxi, 9. And he shall pass them. thronghout their hosts were six over to his strong hold for fear, hundred thousand and three and his princes shall be afraid of 1 Chron. xii, 32. And of the thousand and five hundred and the ensign, saith the LORD, whose children of Issachar, which were fifty. But the Levites were not fire is in Zion, and his furnace in men that had understanding of Dunbered among the children of Jerusalem.

the times, to know what Israel Israel; as the Lord commanded Isa. xlix, 22. Thus saith the ought to do; the heads of them Moses. And the children of Israel | Lord God, Behold, I will lift up brethren were at their command

were two hundred; and all their did according to all that the LORD mine hand to the Gentiles, and

ment. Dommanded Moses: so they pitch-set up my standard to the peoed by their standards, and so they ple.

Matth. viii, 9. For I am a man set forward, every one after their

Isa, lix, 19. So shall they fear families, according to the house of the name of the Lord from the Go, and he goeth; and to another,

under anthority, having soldiers

under me: and I say to this man, their fathers.

west, and his glory from the risNum. X, 14. In the first place ing of the sun. When the enemy

Come, and he cometh; and to my went the standard of the camp of shall come in like a food, the servant, Do this, and he doeth it. the children of Judah according Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a

Luke vii, 8. For I also am a man to their arnies: and over his host standard against him.

set under authority, having under tras Nahshon the son of Ammina

Isa. Ixii, 10.

Lift up a

me soldiers, and I say unto one, dab. standard for the people.

Go, and he goeth; and to another, P. XX, 5. We will rejoice in thy

Come, and he cometh; and to my salvation, and in the name of our

Jer. iv, 6, 21. Set up the stand- servant, Do this, and he doeth it. God we will set up our banners: for I will bring evil from the north,

ard toward Zion: retire, stay not; the LORD fulfill all thy petitions.

OFFICERS. and a great destruction. Ilow Pa. lx, 4. Thou hast given a long shall I see the standard,

UNDER MOSES. banner to them that feared thee, and hear the sound of the trum- Num. xxxi, 14. And Moses was that it may be displayed because pet?

wroth with the officers of the host, of the truth, Selah.

Jer. 1, 2. Declaro ye among the with the captains over thousands, Cornt. 11, 4. And his ban- nations, and publish, and set

up a and captains over hundreds, which Der over me ras love.

standard; publish, and conceal came from the battle. Cant. Fi,4,10. Thou art beautiful, not: say, Babylon is taken.

Deut. 1, 15. So I took the chief O my love, as Tirzah, comely as

Jer. II, 12, 27. Set up the stand- of your tribes, wise men, and Jerusalem, terrible as an army ard upon the walls of Babylon, known, and made them beads with banners. Who is she that make the watch strong, set up the

over you, captains over thousands, looketh forth as the morning, fair watchmen, prepare the ambushes: and captains over hundreds, and as the moon, clear as the sun, for the LORD hath both devised captains over fifties, and captains and terrible as an army with and done that which he spake over tons, and officers among your banners?

tribes. against the inhabitants of Baby9. v, 26. And he will lift up an lon. Set ye up a standard in the Dcut. xx, 9. And it shall be, ensizn to the nations from far, and land, blow the trumpet among the when the officers have made an will hiss unto them from the end nations, prepare the nations end of speaking unto the people, of the earth: and, behold, they against her, call together against that they shall make captains of shall come with speed swiftly. her the kingdoms of Ararat, the armies to lead the people.

Isa. x, 18. And shall consume Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint (See under Banners.) the glory of his forest, and of his a captain against her. truitful field, both soul and body: Zech, ix, 16. And the Lord their OFFICERS UNDER THE and they shall be as when a stand-God shall save them in that day

JUDGES. ardbearer fainteth.

as the flock of his people: for they Judges ix, 17. (For my father IM, xi, 10, 12. And in that day shall be as the stones of a crown, fought for you, and adventure there shall' be a root of Jesse, lifted up as an ensign npon his his lite far, and delivered you out which shall stand for an ensign of land.

of the hand of Midian. the people. And he shall DISCIPLINE.

Judges x, 18. And the people Sit up an ensign for the nations,

2 Sam. xviii, 2. And David sent and princes of Gilead said one to and shall assemble the outcasts of forth a third part of the people another, What man is he that will Israel, and gather together the under the hand of Joab, and a begin to fight against the chil. dispersed of Judah from the four third part under the hand of dren of Ammon? be shall be Qurders of the earth.

Abishai the son of Zoruiah, Joab's head over all the inhabitants of Isa. xlil, 2. Lift ye up a banner | brother, and a third part under! Gilead.

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Judges xl, 5-10. And it was so,, very wisely, he was afraid of him. 1 Chron. xi, 6. And David sald, that when the children of Ammon But all Israel and Judah loved Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites made war against Israel, the David, because he went out and first shall be chief and captain. So elders of Gilead went to fetch came in before them. Then the Joab the son of Zeruiah went Jephthah out of the land of Tob: princes of the Philistines went first up, and was chief. And they said unto Jephthah, forth, and it came to pass, after Come, and be our captain, that we they went forth, that David be- 1 Chron. xli, 34. And of Naphtali may fight with the children of haved himself more wisely than a thousand captains, and with

spear, Ammon. And Jephthah said un- all the servants of Saul; so that them with shield and to the elders of Gilead, Did not ye his name was much set by. thirty and seven thousand. hate me, and expel me out of my

2 Sam. iv. 1, 2. And when Saul's 1 Chron. xxvii, 1-24, 34. Now father's house

and why are ye son heard that Abner was dead in the children of Israel after their come unto me now when ye are

Hebron, his hands were feeble, number, to wit, the chief fathers in distress? And the elders of

and all the Israelites were and captains of thousands and Gilead said unto Jephthah, troubled. And Saul's son had two hundreds, and their officers that Therefore we turn again to thee

men that were captains of bands: served the king in any matter of now, that thou mayest go with us, the name of the one was Baanah, the courses, which came in anu and fight against the children of and the name of the other Rechab, went out month by month throughAmmon, and be our head over all

the sons of Rimmon a Beerothite, out all the months of the year, of the inhabitants of Gilead. And Jephthah said unto the elders of Beeroth also was reckoned 'to four thousand. of the children of Benjamin: (for every course were twenty and

Over the first Gilead, If ye bring me home again Benjamin.)

course for the first month 2003 to fight against the children of

Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: Ammon, and the LORD deliver 2 Sam. v, 1, 2. Then came all the and in his course were twenty and them before me, shall I be your tribes of Israel to David unto four thousand. Of the children of head? And the elders of Gilead Hebron, and spake, saying, Be-Perez was the chief of all the said unto Jephthah, The Lord be hold, we are thy bone and thy captains of the host for the first witness between us if we do not so flesh, Also in time past, when month. And over the course of according to thy words.

Saul was king over us, thou wast the second month was Dodai an

he that leddest out and brought- Ahohite, and of his course aus 1 Sam. xii. 11. And the LORD est in Israel: and the LORD said to Mikloth also the ruler in his sent

Jerubbaal, and Bedan, thee, Thou shalt feed my people course likewise were twenty anil and Jephthah, and Samuel, and Israel, and thou shalt be a captain four thousand. The third captain delivered you out of the hand of over Israel.

of the host for the third month your enemies on every side, and

was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, je dwelled safe.

UNDER DAVID. a chief priest: and in his course

2 Sam. v. 8. And David said on were twenty and four thousand. UNDER SAUL AND DAVID.

that day, Whosoever getteth up This is that Benaiah, who was 1 Sam. viil, 12. And he will ap to the gutter, and smiteth the mighty among the thirty, and point him captains over thousands, Jebusites, and the lame and the above the thirty; and in his course and captains over fifties.

blind, that are hated of David's was Ammizabad his son. The 1 Sam. ix, 16. To morrow about soul, he shall be chief and captain. fourth captain forthe fourth month this time I will send thee a man

Wherefore they said, The blind was Asahel the brother of Joab, out of the land of Benjamin, and and the lame shall not come into and Zebadiah his son after him

and in his course were twenty and thou shalt anoint him to be captain the house.

four thousand. The fifth captain over my people Israel, that he may 2 Sam. xvii, 25. And Absalom for the fifth month was Slamhuth save my people out of the hand of made Amasa captain of the lost the Izrahite: and in his course the Philistines: for I have looked instead of Joab; which Amasa was were twenty and four thousand. upon my people, because their a man's son, whose name was The sixth captain for the sixth cry is come unto me.

Ithra an Israelite, that went in to month was Ira the son of Ikkesi i sam. xiii, 14. But now thy Abigail the daughter of Nahash, the Tekoite; and in his course 1047€ kingdom shall not continue: the sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.

twenty and four thousand. The LORD hath sought him a after his own heart, and the LORD

2 Sam. xviii, 1. And David num- seventh captain for the seventh hath commanded him to be cap

bered the people that were with month uus Helez the Pelonite, of tain over his people, because thou him, and set captains of thousands the children of Ephraim: and in hast not kept that which the and captains of hundreds over his course were twenty and four them.

thousand. The eighth captain LORD commanded thee.

2 Sam. xix, 13. And say ye to

for the eighth month was Sibbec 1 Sam. xvill, 5, 12-16, 30. And David went out whithersoever Amasa, Art thou not of my bone, and in his course cere twenty an

the Hushathite, of the Zarhites Saul sent him, and behaved him- and of any fleship God do soto me, tour thousand. The ninth captai

and more also, if thou be not cap- for the ninth month was Abiezer self wisely: and Saul set him over the men of war, and he was acually in the room of Joab.

tain of the host before me contin- the Anetothite, of the Benjamites cepted in the right of all the peo

and in his course were twenty an ple, and also in the sight of Saul's

2 Sam. XX, 23. Now Joab was four thousand. The tenth captai serrants. And Saul was afraid of over all the host of Israel; and for the tenth month nas Mahara David, because the Lord was with Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was the Netophathite, of the Zarhites him, and was departed from Saul. over the Cherethites, and over the and in his course were twenty an Therefore Saul removed him from Pelethites.

four thousand. The elevent, him, and made him his captain 2 Sam. xxiii, 22, 23. These things captain for the eleventh month over a thousand; and he went out did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was Benaiah the Pirathonite c and came in before the people. and had the name among three the children of Ephraim, and is And David behaved himself wise- mighty men. He

more his course were twenty and fou ly in all his ways; and the LORD honourable than the thirty, but he thousand. The twelfth capta W08 with bim. Wherefore when attained not to the first three. for the twelfth month was Helis Saul saw that he behaved himself And David set him over his guard. 'the Netophathite, of Othniel: an

man

was

In his course were twenty and four conspired against him, and smote Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth thousand. Furthermore over the him in Samaria, in the palace of of the Gentiles. tribes of Israel: the ruler of the the king's house, with Argob and Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Arich, and with him fifty men of of Tyre sent his servants unto

1 Kings v, 1. And Hiram king Zlchri: of the Simeonites, Shepha- the Gileadites: and he killed him, Solomon; for he had heard that tiah the son of Maachah: Of the and reigned in his room.

they had anointed him king in Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok: thou turn away the face of one

2 Kings xviii, 24. How then wilt the room of his father: for Hiram

was ever a lover of David. or Judah, Elihu, one of the breth. captain of the least of my master's rea of David: of Issachar, Omri servants, and put thy trust on

1 Kings xx, 24. [And the serthe son of Michael: Of Zebulun, Egypt for chariots and for horse- vants of the king of Syria said,] Ishmalah the son of Obadiah: of men?

And do his thing, Take the Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of

2 Kings xxv, 23. And when all place, and put captains in their Azriel: Of the children of Ephraim, the captains of the armies, they

kings away, every man out of his Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the and their men, heard that the

rooms, half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the king of Babylon had made Geda

2 Kings XXV, 8. And in the fifth Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the liah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the month which is the nineteenth Bon of Pedaiah; of the hall tribe liah governor, there came to Geda. / month, on the seventh day of the Son of Zechariah; of Benjamin, son of Nethaniah, and Johanan year of king Nebuchadnezzar king Jaasiel the son of Abner: of Dan, the son of Careah, and Seraiah of Babylon, came Nebuzar-adan, Azareel the son of Jeroham, These were the princes of the the son of Tanhumeth the Neto- captain of the guard, a servant of

the king of Babylon, unto Jerutribes of Israel. But David took phathite, and Jaazaniah the son

salem. not the number of them from of a Maachathite, they and their men.

2 Chron. xxxiii, 11. Wherefore twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would 1 Chron. iv, 42, 43. And some of the Lord brought upon them the increase Israel like to the stars of them, even of the sons of Simeon, captains of the host of the king of the heavens,

Joab the son of five hundred men, went to mount Assyria, which took Manassch Zerulah began to number, but he seir, having for their captains among the thorns, and bound him finished not, because there fell Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Re- with fetters, and carried him to wrath for it against Israel; neither phaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Babylon. was the number put in the ac- Ishi. And they smote the rest of Neh. ii, 9. Then I came to the count of the chronicles of king the Amalekites that were escaped, governors beyond the river, and David.

And after Ahithophel and dwelt there unto this day. gave them the king's letters. ros Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, Jer. xxxvii, 13. And when he Now the king had sent captains and Abiathar, and the general of was in the gate of Benjamin, a

of the army and horsemen with the king's army was Joab. captain of the ward was there,

me. whose name was Irijah, the son of

Jer. lii, 12. Now in the fifth UNDER THE OTHER KINGS. Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; month, in the tenth day of the 1.Kings xvi, 16. And the people and he took Jeremiah the prophet, month, which was the nineteenth Mat were encamped heard say, saying, Thou fallest away to the year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Zimri hath conspired, and hath Chaldeans.

Babylon, came Nebuzar-adan, capalso slain the king: wherefore all Jer. x1, 2, 5. And the captain of the king of Babylon, into Jeru

tain of the guard, echich served Israel made Omri, the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said

salem. the host, king over Israel that day unto hiin, The Lord thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this

Dan. iii, 27. And the princes, 2 Kings 1, 9, 11. Then the king place. Now while he was not governors, and captains, and the sent unto him a captain of fifty yet gone back, he said, Go back king's counsellors, being gathered

these men, upon Sith his fifty. And he went up also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam together, saw to him: and, bebold, he sat on the the son of Shaphan, whom the whose bodies the fire had no top of an hill. And he spake unto king of Babylon hath made gov- power, nor was an hair of their bin, Thou man of God, the king ernor over the cities of Judah, head singed, neither were their hath said, Come down. Again and dwell with him among the coats changed, nor the smell of also he sent unto him another people: or go wheresoever it fire had passed on them. captain of fifty with his fifty. seemeth convenient unto thee to

Matth. viii, 5, 8. And when Jesus And he answered and said unto go. So the captain of the guard

entered into Capernaum, him, 0 man of God, thus hath the gave him victuals and a reward, there came unto him a centurion, king said, Come down quickly. and let him go.

beseeching him. The centurion 2 Kings ix, 5. And when he

answered and said, Lord, I am came, behold, the captains of the

IN FOREIGN ARMIES.

not worthy that thou shouldest bost uere sitting; and he said, I

Gen. xxxvii, 36. And the Midi- come under my roof: but speak have an errand to thee, O captain, anites sold him into Egypt unto the word only, and my servant And Jehu said, Unto which of ali Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, shall be healed! And he said, To thee, O cap- and captain of the guard.

Matth. xxvii, 54. Now when the Gen. xl, 4. And the captain of centurion, and they that were 2 Kings xi, 15. But Jehoiada the guard charged Joseph with with him, watching Jesus, saw the priest commanded the cap- them, and he served them; and the earthquake, and those things tains of the hundreds, the officers they continued a season in ward. that were done, they feared greatof the host, and said unto them,

Exod. xv, 4. Pharaoh's chariots ly, saying, Truly this was the Son without the and his host hath he cast into the of God. ranges, and him that followeth sea; his chosen captains also are Mark vi, 21. And when a conber kill with the sword. For the drowned in the Red sea.

venient day priest had said, Let her not be slain in the house of the LORD.

Judges iv, 2. And the LORD sold Herod on his birthday made &

them into the hand of Jabin king supper to his lords, high captains, 2 Kings xv, 25. Bat Pekah the of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor, and chief estates of Galilee. Son of Remaliah, a captain of his, the captain of whose host was Luke vii, 2. And a certain cen

in the camp.

was

tain.

Have her forth

was

come, that

an

turlon's servant, who was dear could swim should cast themselres | words unto them: for this man unto him, was sick, and ready to first into the sea, and get to land. seeketh not the welfare of this die. Luke xxii, 4. And he went his came to Rome, the centurion deActs xxviii, 16. And when we people, but the hurt.

Matth. xxvii, 27. Then the solway, and communed with the livered the prisoners to the cap

diers of the governor took Jesus chief priests and captains, how he tain of the guard: but Paul was into the common hall, and gatherInight betray him unto them. suffered to dwell by himself with

ed unto him the whole band of Like xxiii, 47. Now when the a soldier that kept him.

soldiers. centurion saw what was done, he

Matth. xxviii, 12. And when glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.

Josh. v. 14, 15. And he said, they were assembled with the

Nay; but as captain of the host of elders, and had taken counsel, John xviii, 3, 12. Judas then, the Lord am I now come. And they gave large money unto the having received a band of men Joshua fell on his face to the

soldiers. and officers from the chief priests earth, and did worship, and said Luke iii, 14. And the soldiers and Pharisees, cometh thither

unto him, What saith my lord likewise demanded of him, saying, with lanterns and torches and unto his servant? And the cap- And what shall we do? And he weapons. Then the band and the tain of the Lord's host said unto said unto them, Do violence to no captain and officers of the Jews Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off man, neither accuse any falsely; took Jesus, and bound him.

thy foot; for the place whereon and be content with your wages. Actå v, 26. Then went the cap- thou standest is holy. And Joshua Luke xxiii, 11,36. And Herod with tain with the officers, and brought did so.

his men of war set him at nought, them without violence: for they 2 Chron. xiii, 12. And, behold, and mocked him and arrayed him feared the people, lest they God himself is with us for our in a gorgeous robe, and sent him should have been stoned.

captain, and his priests with again to Pilate. And the soldiers Acts xxi, 31, 32. And as they sounding trumpets to cry alarm also mocked him, coming to him, went about to kill him, tidings against you. O children of Israel, and offering him vinegar. came unto the chief captain of the fight ye not against the LORD) band, that all Jerusalem was in God of your fathers; for ye shall soldiers platted a crown of thorns,

John xix, 2, 23, 32, 34. And the uproar.

Who immediately not prosper. took soldiers and centurions, and

and put it on his head, and they

Heb. ii, 10. For it became him, put on him a purple robe. Then ran down unto them: and when for whom are all things, and by the soldiers, when they had crucithey saw the chief captain and the whom are all things, in bringing fied Jesus, took his garments, and soldiers, they left beating of Paul. many sons unto glory, to make made four parts, to every soldier

Acts xxiii, 17. Then Paul called the captain of their salvation per-| a part; and also his coat: now the one of the centurions unto him, fect through sufferings.

coat was without seam, woven and said, Bring this young man Rev. xix, 18. That ye may eat from the top throughout. Then unto the chief captain: for he hath the flesh of kings, and the flesh of came the soldiers, and brake the a certain thing to tell him.

captains, and the flesh of mighty legs of the first, and of the other Acts xxiv, 7, 22, 23. But the men, ....

which was crucified with him. chief captain Lysias came upon

But one of the soldiers with & Ils, and with great violence took THE TROOPS. spear pierced his side, and forthhim away out of our hands. And

with came thereout blood and when Felix heard these things, was broken up, and all the men

2 Kings xxv, 4. And the city

water. having more perfect knowledge of war fled by night by the way

Acts x, 7. And when the angel of that way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief of the gate between two walls, which spake unto Cornelius was

garden: departed, he called two of his captain shall come down, I will which is by the king's

(now the Chaldees were against household servants, and a devout know the uttermost of your mat- the city round about:) and the king soldier of them that waited on ter. And he commanded a cen

him continually. turion to keep Paul, and to let went the way toward the plain. him have liberty, and that he 2 Chron. XXV, 13. But the sol- Acts xii, 4, 6, 18. And when he should forbid none of his acquaint- diers of the army which Amaziah had apprehended him, he put hin ance to minister or come unto sent back, that they should not in prison, and delivered him to bim.

go with him to battle, fell upon four quaternions of soldiers to Acts xxv, 23. And on the mor- the cities of Judah, from Samaria keep him; intending after Easter row, when Agrippa was come, and even unto Beth-horon, and smote to bring him forth to the people Bernice, with great pomp, and three thousand of them, and took And when Herod would have was entered into the place of much spoil.

brought him forth, the same hearing, with the chief captains, Ezra viii, 22. For I was ashamed night Peter was sleeping between ind principal men of the city, at to require of the king a band of chains: and the keepers before the

two soldiers, bound with two Festus' commandment Paul was soldiers and horsemen to help us

door kept the prison.

Now as brought forth, against the enemy in the way:

soon as it was day, there was no Acts xxvii, 1, 11, 43. And when because we had spoken unto the

small stir among

the soldiers, it was determined that we should king, saying, The hand of our

what was become of Peter. sail into Italy, they delivered God is upon all them for good Paul and certain other prisoners that seek him; but his power and Acts xxvii, 31, 32, 42. Paul said unto one named Julius, a centurion his wrath is against all them that to the centurion and to the 80lof Augustus' band. Nevertheless forsake him.

diers, Except these abide in the the centurion believed the master Jer. xxxviii, 4. Therefore the ship, ye cannot be saved. Then and the owner of the ship, more princes said unto the king. We the soldiers cut off the ropes of than those things which were beseech thee, let this man be put the boat, and let her fall off. And spoken by Paul. But the centur- to death: for thus he weakeneth the soldiers' counsel was to kill ion, willing to save Paul, kept the hands of the men of war that the prisoners, lest any of them them from their prirpose; and remain in this city, and the hands should swim out, and escape. commanded that they

which of all the people, in speaking such

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