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the LORD commanded you, say- | lish his dominion by the river And as they went about to kill ing, The LORD your God hath Euphrates.

him, tidings came unto the chief viven you rest, and hath given

Esther vill, 11--13. Wherein the captain of the band, that all Jeruyou this land. Your wives, your king granted the Jews which were salem was in an uproar. little ones, and your cattle, shall in every city to gather themselves remain in the land which Moses together, and to stand for their arose a great dissension, the chief

Acts xxiii, 10. And when there gave you on this side Jordan; but life, to destroy, tv slay, and to captain, fearing lest Paul should ye shall pass before your brethren

cause to perish, all the power of bave been pulled in pieces of urmed, all the mighty men of va- the people and province that them, commanded the soldiers to lour and help them; Until the would assault them,both little ones LORD have given your brethren and women, and to take the spoil from among them, and to bring

go down, and to take him by force rest, as he hath given you, and they also bave possessed the land in all the provinces of king Abasil

of them for a prey, Upon one day, him into the castle. which the LORD your God givetherus, namely, upon the thirteenth them: then ye shall return unto day of the iwelfth month, which

CIVIL WARS AND PANICS. the land of your possession, and is the month Adar. The copy of Judges vii, 22. And the three enjoy it, which Moses the Lord's the writing, for a commandment, hundred blew the trumpets, and servant gave you on this side to be given in every province, was

the LORD set every mau's sword Jordan, toward the sud-rising.

published unto all people, and that against his fellow, even through

ihe Jews should be ready against out all the host: and the host iled AND SOMETIMES FOR SELF-DEFENCE

that day to avenge themselves on to Beth-shittah in Zererath, and AND FOR REVENGE. their enemies.

to the border of Abel-meholah, Gen, xlix, 19. Gad, a troop shall

unto Tabbath. overcome him: but he shall over

Jer. xlix, 14. I have heard a

Judges xii, 4. Then Jephthah come at the last.

gathered together all the men of rumour from the LORD, and an Exod. xvii, 8. 14. Amalek, and fought with Israel then, saying, Gather ye together, Ephraim, because they said, Ye Then came ambassador is sent unto the hea- Gilead, and fought with Ephraim:

and the men of Gilead smoto in Rephidim. And the Lord said and come against her, and rise up Gileadites are fugitives of Eph. unto Moses, Write this for a me- to the battle. morial in a book, and rehearse it

raim among the Ephraimites, and in the ears of Josbua; for I will

Jer.1, 14, 21. Put yourselves in

among the Manassites. utterly put out the remembrance array against Babylon round about; all ye that bend the bow,

1 Sam. xiv, 16, 20. And the of Amalek from under heaven.

shoot at her, spare no arrows; for watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Num. XXV, 16--18. And the LORD she hath sinned against the LORD. Benjamin looked; and, behold, the spike unto Moses, saying, Vex Go up against the land of Mera- multitude melted away, and they the Midianites, and smile them: thaim, even against it, and against went on beating down one anFor they vex you with their wiles, the inhabitants of Pekod: Waste people that were with him us

other. And Saul and all the wherewith they have beguiled you and utterly destroy after them, iu the matter of Peor, and in the saith the Lord, and do accord' sembled themselves, and they matter of Cozbi, the daughter of ing to all that I have commanded

came to the battle: and, behold, a prince of Midian, their sister, thee.

every man's sword was against which was slain in the day of the

his fellow, and there was a very

Jer, li, 27. Set ye up a standard
plague for Peor's sake.
in the land, blow the trumpet

great discomfiture.
2 Chron. xx, 23.

. And Num. xxxi, 1-3. And the Lord among the nations, prepare the

when they had made an end of spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge nations against fer, call together

the inhabitants of Soir, every one the children of Israel of the Midi- against her the kingdoms of Ara

helped to destroy another. anites: afterward shalt thou be rat, Miuni, and Ashchenaz. , Kathered unto thy people. And Joel iii, 9. Proclaim ye this

Isa. xix, 2. And I will set the Moses spake unto the people, say- among the Gentiles; Prepare war, Egyptians against the Egyptians:

and they shall fight every one ing, Arn some of yourselves unto wake up the mighty men, let all sho war, and let them go against the men of war draw near, let against his brother, and every one the Midianites, and avenge the them come up.

against his neighbour, city against LORD of Midian.

city, and kingdom against kingRIOTS.

dom, Deut. XXV, 17--19. Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the Erod, xxxii, 17, 18. And when unto me, a conspiracy is found

Jer, xi, 9. And the LORD said way, when yo were come torth Jushua beard the noise of the out of Egypt; How be met thee people as they shouted, he said among the men of Judau, and

among the inhabitants of Jeruby the way, and smote the hind- unto Moses, There is a noise of

salem. mnost of thee, even all that were war in the camp. And he said, it teeble behind thee, when thou wast is not the voice o them that shout

Jer. xlvi, 12. The nations bave faint and weary; and he feared for mastery, neither is it the voice heard of thy shame, and thy cry

hath filled the land: for uot God. Therefore it shall be, of them that cry for being over


man hatlı when the LOUD thy God bath come; but the noise of then that mighty

stumbled given thee rest from all thine Blog do I hear.

against the mighty, and they are enemies round about, in the land

fallen both together.

Isa, xxii, 2. Thou that art full which the LORD thy God giveth of stirs, a tumultuous city, a joy

Ezek. xxxvili, 21. And I will thee for an inheritance to possess

ous city: thy slain men are not call for a sword against hina it, that thou shalt blot out the slain with the sword, nor dead throughout all my mountains, remembrance of Amalek from in battle.

saith the Lord God: every man's under heaven; thou shalt not tor

sword shall be agaiust his brother,

Acts xxi, 30, 31. And all the city belit.

was moved, and the people ran 1 Chron. xviii, 3. And David together; and they took Paul, and

WAR A SCOURGE OF DIVINE smote Hadartzer king of Zobah drew him out of the temple: and

PROVIDENCE, unto llamatb, as he went to stab-forthwith the doors were shut, Jud, iii, 10. And the Spirit of


the LORD cime upon him, and he

180. XXVI, 21. For, behold, the take the sword sball perish judged Israel, and went out to Lord cometh out of his place to the sword. war: and the LORD delivered Chu- punish the inhabitants of the Rev. xvi, 10. He that and shan-rishathaim king of Mesopo- earth for their iniquity: the earth into captivity shall go into a tamia into his hand; and his hand also eball disclose her blood, and tivity: he that killeth it prevailed against Chusban-risha. shall no more cover her slain. sword must be killed with the tuaiun,

Isa. xxxiv, 2, 3. For the indigna- sword. Here is the patiesos 2. Jud. xi, 29. Then the Spirit of tion of the LORD is upon all na

the faith of the saints. the LORD came upon Jephthah,and tions, and his fury upon all their

THE BLESSING OF PEACE he passed over Gilead, and Ma- armies: he hath utterly destroyed nasseh, and passed over Mizpeh them, he hath delivered them to Deut, ii, 5. 9, 16-19, 37. Neft: of Gilead, and from Mizpen of the slaughter. Their slain also not with them; for I will per Gilead he passed over unto the shall be cast out, and their stink you of their land, no, no children of Ammon.

shall come up out of their car- as a foot breadth; because I 1 Chr. v, 22. For there fell down cases, and the mountains shall be given mount Seir auto Esattei) melted with their blood.

possession. And the Lol many slain, because the war was of God,

unto me, Distress not the la And they dwelt in their

Jer. xlvii, 5-7. Baldness is come steads until the captivity.

upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off ites, pelther contend sit se with the remnant of their valley:

in battle: for I will not give en 2 Chr. xxi, 16. LORD stirred up against Jehoram o thou svord of the Lord, how children of Lot for a posses: Moreover the how long wilt thou cut thyself of their land for a Distan

cause I have given Ar 10:01 the spirit of the Philistines, and long wil it be ere thou be quiet? So it came to piss, when sl of the Arabians, that were near Put up thyself into thy scabbard, men of war were coasanedo the Ethiopians. rest, and be still. How can it be

dead from among tbe me 1 Chr. xxii, 8. But the word of quiet, seeing the LORD hath given That the LORD spake onto o the Lord came to me, saying, Thou it a charge against Ashkelon, and

saying, Thou art to pas *** hast shed blood abundantly, and against the sea-shore? there bath he appointed it.

through Ar the coast o hast made great wars: thou shalt

this day: And when thouc not build an house unto my name,

Jer. xlviii, 10. Cursed be he that nigh over against the children! because thou hast shed much doeth the work of the Lord de- Ainmon, distress the rail, IM blood upon the earth in my sight. ceitfully, and cursed be he that meddle with them: for I cik !

keepeth' back his sword from give thee of the land of the star Job xix, 29. Be ye afraid of the blood, gwort: for wrath bringeth the

dren of Ammon any posts

Jer. li, 49. punishments of the sword, that

As Babylon hath because I have given il yo may know there is a judg. so at Babylon sball fall the slain Oply unto the land of the car

caused the slain of Israel to fall, children of Lot for a priset ment, of all the earth.

of Ammon tbou cuest !! Isa. ix, 11.12. Therefore the LORD

Ezek. XXXV, 5, 6. Because thon unto any place of the river los shall set up the adversaries of hast had a perpetual hatred, and bok, nor unto the cilesi Rezin against him, and join his hast shed the blood of the children mountains, nor unto etus *. enemies together. The Syrians of Israel by the force of the sword the LORD our God forbale a before, and the Philistines behind; in the time of their calamity, in and they shall devour Israel with the time that their iniquity had continued three years old

1 Kings xxii, 1, 44. Adi open mouth, ....

an end. Therefore, as I live, saith war between Syria and list Isa. xill, 3--5. I have com- the Lord God, I will prepare thee And Jehoshaphat made j manded my sanctined ones, I have unto blood, and blood shall pursue with the king of Israel. also called my mighty ones for thee: sith thon hast not hated

1 Chron, xix, 19. Andrer mine anger, eren them that re- blood, even blood shall pursue servants of Hadarezer serb joice in my highness. The noise thee.

they were put to the force *** of a multitude in the mountains, Joel 11, 20. But I will remove Israel, they made p? like as of a great people; a tumul- far off from you the northern David, and becaine his serta tuoug noise of the kingdoms of army, and will drive him into a neither would the Syrians nations gathered together: the land barren and desolate, with his the children of Ammon ang 2 LORD of hosts mustereth the host face toward the east sea, and his of the battle. They come from a binder part toward the utmost Rehoboam the son of S

2 Chron. xi, 3, 4. Speak far country, from the end of hea- sea: and his stink shall come up, king of Judah, adil to all iste ven, even the Lord, and the wea- and his ill savour shall come up, Judah pons of his indignation, to destroy because

and Benjunin, se he bath done

great Thus saith the LORD, Ye tuo wliole land, things.

not go up, por fight agains font Isa. xiv, 6-7. The LORD hath Nahum iil, 1, 2. Woe to the brethren: returnerery man broken the staff of the wicked, bloody city! it is all full of lies and bouse; for this thing is de and the sceptre of the rulers. He robbery; the prey departeth noi; me. And they obeyed the *** who smote the people in wrath The noise of a whip, and the noise of the LORD, and returned 1with a continual stroke, he that of the rattling of the wheels, and going against Jeroboan. ruled the nations in anger, is per- of the prancing horses, and of the

2 Chron. XV, 19. And there Becuted, and none hindereth. The jumping chariots.

no more war unto the are whole earth is at rest, and is Hab. ii, 10. Thou hast consulted thirtieth year of the reign of dush quiet; they break forth into sing- shame to thy house by cutting off ing many people, and hast sinned of the Lord fell upon all the best

2 Chron. xvii, 10. Add the tu" Isa. xvii, 14. And behold at against thy soul.

doms of the lands that real Avenfug-tido trouble; and before the morning be is not.

about Judah, so that these This is the portion of them that spoil us,

Matth. XXvi, 52. Then said Jesas no war against Jelostapaa, and the lot of them that rub us.

to him, Put up again thy sword into bis place: for all they that I did see all Israel scattered opus

2. Çhron. xvill, 16. Then

the mountains, as sheep that have the name of the other Senen. The Te is a good man, and cometh no shepherd: and the LORD said, forefront of the one was situate with good tidings. These have no master; let them northward over against Mich

2 Kings ix, 17, 18. And there return therefore every man to his mash, and the other southward stood a watchman on the tower in house in peace. over against Gibeah.

Jezreel, and he spied the company 2 Chron. xx, 29, 30. And the 1 Kings xv, 17. And Baasha of Jehu as he came, and said, I see fear of God was on all the king king of Israel went up against a company. And Joram said, doms of those countries, when Judah, and built Ramah, that he Take an horseman, and send to they had beard that the LORD might not suffer any to go out or meet them, and let him say, Is it fought against the enemies of coine in to Asa king of Judah. peace? So there went one on Israel. So the realm of Jehosha

2 Chron. xvi, 1. In the six and horseback to meet him, and said, phat was quiet; for his God gave thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Thus saith the king, Is it peace? bim rest round about.

Baasha king of Israel came up And Jelu said, What hast thou to P8. xxix, 11. The Lord will give against Judah, and built Ramali, do with peace ? turn thee behind strength unto bis people; the LORD to the intent that he might let

me. And the watchman told, will bless his people with peace. none go out or come in to Asa saying. The messenger came to Ps. xlvi, 8, 9. Come, beholi the king of Judah,

them, but he cometh not again, works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth.


Cant. iii, 3. The watchmen that Ho maketh wars to cease unto 2 Sam. viii, 14. And he put lichom I said Saw ye him whoin

go about the city found me: to the end of the earth; he breaketh garrisons in Edom; throughout all the bow, and cutteth the spear in Edom put he garrisons: and all my soul loveth ? sunder; he burneth the chariot in they of Edom became David's eer

Cant. v, 7. The watchmen that the fire.

vants. And the LORD preserved went about the city found me, Prov. xvi, 7. When a man's David whithersoever he went, they snote me, they wounded me; ways please the LORD, he maketh 1 Chron. xi, 16. And David icas

the keepers of the walls look away even his enemies to be at peace then in the hold, and the Philis

my veil from me. with him. lines' garrison was then at Beth

Isa, XXI. 6, 11, 12.

For thos

hath the LORD said unto me, Go, Isa. II, 4. And he shall judge lehem. among the nations, and shall re- 1 Chron. xviii, 6. Then David set a watchiman, let him declare

what he seeth. The burden of buke many people; and they shall put garrisons in Syria-damascus;

Dumah. He calleth to me out of beat their swords into plougli- and the Syrians became David's Seir, Watchman, what of the night? shares, and their spears into prun. servants, and brought gifts. Thus Watchman, what of the night? ing-hooks: nation shall not lift up the Lord preserved David wbeth- The watchman said, the morning sword against nation, neither ersoever he went. shall they learn war any more.

cometh, and also the night: if yo 2 Chron. xvil, 2, 19. And he will enquire, euquire ye: return,

placed forces in all the fenced

cities of Judah, and set garrisons
in the land of Judah, and in the

Isa. Ixii, 6, 7. I bave set watchSTRONG-HOLDS. cities of Ephraim, which Asa bis which shall never hold their peace

men upon thy walls, 0 Jerusalem, father had taken. These waited FENCED AND WALLED op the king, besides those whom tion of the LORD, keep not silence;

day nor niglit: ye that make menCITIES. (See under ARCHI- the king put in the fenced cities And give him no rest, till lie estaTECTURE Page 53.) throughout all Judah

blish, and till he make Jerusalem PASSES.


a praise in the earth Judges ili, 28. And he said unto 2 Sam. xiii, 34, 35. But Absalom

Ezek. xxxiii, 2.-4. Son of man, fled. them, Follow after me; for the

And the young man that speak to the children of thy people, LORD hath delivered your enemies

kept the watch, lifted up his eyes and say unto them, When I bring the Moabites into your hand. And and looked, and, behold, there the sword upon the land, if the they went down after him, and

came much people by the way of people of the land take a man of

the hill side behind him. And their coasts, and set him for their took the fords of Jordan toward Moab, and suffered not a man to

Jonadab said unto the king, Be-watchman: If, when he seeth the

hold, the king's sons come: as thy sword come upon the land, be pass over. servant said, so it is.

blow the trumpet, and warn the Judges vii, 24. And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount

2 Sam. xviii, 24--27. And David people; Then whosoever heareth sat between the two gates: and taketh not warning; if the sword

the sound of the trumpet, and Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take dve Watchman went up to the roof come and take bim away, his blood before them the waters unto Beth- lifted up his eyes, and looked,

over the gate unto the wall, and sball be upon his own bead. barah and Jordan. Then all the

Hab. ii, 1. I will stand upon my men of Ephraim gathered them and behold a man running alone! selves togthier, and took the And the watchman cried, and told watch, and set me upon the tower, waters unto Beth-barah and Jor-/ the king. And the king said, If and will watch to see what he will dad.

he be alone, there is tidings in his say unto me, and what I shall an1 Sam. xiii, 23. And the garrison drew neai.

mouth. And he came apace, and swer when I am reproved.

And the watchman of the Philistines went out to the saw another man running; and the

SIEGE. passage of Michmash.

watchman called unto the porter, Deut. XX, 10--15. When thon 1 Sam. xiv, 4, 6. And between and said, Behold another man comest nigh unto a city to fight the passages, by which Jonathan runing alone. And the king said, against it, then proclaim peace sought to go over unto the Phili. He also bringeth tidings. And unto it. And ii shall be, if it make stines' garrison, there was a sharp the watchman said, Me thinketh thee answer of peace, and open rock on the one side, and a sharp the running of the foremost is unto thee, then it shall be, that all rock on the other side: and the like the running of Ahimaaz the the people that is found therein Lume of the one was Bozez, and son of Zadok. And the king said, I shall be tributaries unto theo, and

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they shall serve thee. And if it have I seen also under the sun at the kings, and the princess will make no peace with thee, and it seemed great unto me: be a scorn unto them: thes! but will make war against thee, There was a little city, and few deride every strong bolt or they theu thou shalt besiege it. And men within it; and there came shall heap dust and take it when the LORD thy God hath de- a great king against it, and besieglivered it into thine hands, thou eu it, and built great bulwarks

SIEGES MENTIONED IS stalt smite every male thereof against it. Now there was found

SCRIPTURE with the edge of the sword: But in it a poor wise man, and be by

ABRL OF BETH-LA ACEAE. the women, and the little ones, his wisdom delivered the city; yet and he cattle, and all that is in no man remembered that same 2 Sam. XX, 15. Add itey the city, eren all the spoil thereof, poor man. Then said I, Wisdom and besieged bim id Alel of Bshalt thou take unto thyself; and is better than strength: nevertbe- maachah, and they cast tp a tark thou shalt eat the spoil of thine less the poor man's wisdom is de- against the city, and it stand ta enemies, which the LORD thy God spised, and bis words are not the trench: and all the people that Druth given thee. Thus shalt thou heard.

were with Joab battered the do unto all the cities which are

to throw it down. Very far off from thee, which are

MACRINERY. Dot of the cities of these nations.

2 Kings xix, 32. Therefore thus Josh. vi, 10. And Joshua had saith the Lord concerning the

Josh, vii, 2. 3. And Josh pa se commanded the people, saying, king of Assyria, He shall not come men from Jericho to Ai, wbic Ye shall not shout, nor make any into this city, nor shoot an arrow beside Beth-aven, on the east si noise with your voice, neither there, nor come before it with of Beth-el, and spike out the sball any word proceed out of shield, nor cast a bank against it. saying, Go up and view to your mouth, until the day I bid

Jer. vi, 6. For thus hath the country. And the men ser: you shoul; then shall ye shuut.

LORD of hosts said, Hew ye down and viewed Ai. And they trie tress, and cast a mount against ed to Joshua, and said Co

Let not all the people go or to 1 Sam. xiv, 12. And the men of Jerusalem: this is tbe city to be

about or ! the garrison answered Jonathan visited; she is wholly oppression men go up and strite 41; and his armour-bearer, and said, in the midst of her.

make not all the pe pl té la Come up to us, and we will shew Jer. xxxii, 24. Behold the thither, for they are lut fer. you a thing. And Jonathan said mounts, they are come unto the unto his armour bearer, Come up city to take it; and the city is given

Josh. viii, 1--8 Add the Loss | after me; for the LORD hath deli- into the band of the Chaldeans said unto Joshua Fear Dit be vered them into the hand of Is- that fight against it, because of ther be thou distunyej; take raul.

the sword, and of the famine, and the people of war with thee, en 2 Sam. xi, 1. And it came to

of the pestilence: and what thou arise, go up to Ai: see, I lave pass, after the year was expired, hast spoken is come to pass; and, 1 given into iby band the ting a at the time when kings go furth behold, thou seest it.

Ai, and his people, and his di Ezek. iv, 2. And lay siege against | 10 Ai and her king as thood

and his land. to battle, that David sent Juab,

And the stat and his servants with him, and all it, and build a fort agaius: it, and Israel; and they destroyed the cast a mount against it; set the unto Jericho and ber king: i children of Ammon, and besieged camp also against it, and set bat- the spoil thereof, and the com Rabbah. But David tarried still tering - rams

thereof, sball ye take for a pres against it round

unto yourselves. at Jerusalem. about

ambush for the city behind its 2 Kings vi, 24, 25. And it came

Ezek. xxvi, 7–10. For thas saith Joshua arose, and all the same to pass after this, that Ben-hadad

the Lord God, Behold, I will bring of war, to go up against Af king of Syria gathered all his upon Tyrus Nebuchadrezzar king Joshua chose out thirty thousa hust, and went up, and besieged of Babylon, a king of kings, from mighty men of valvur, adů se Samaria. And there was a great | chariots, and with borsemen, and commanded them, sayin: Baby

the north, with horses, and with thein away by night. ADD famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until 'an ass's companies, and much people. Ile ye shall lie in wait agaies te head was sold for fourscore pieces daughters in the field;

and he very far from the aty, but de se

shali slay with the sword tny city, eren behind the ciisi Sub of silver, and the fourth part of a call of dove's dung for five pieces shall make a tort against thee, ready: And I, and all

the person and cast a mount against thee, that are with me, will apped of silver.

and litt up the buckler against unto the city, and it shall cutter 1 Chr. xx, 1. And it came to thee. Ani be shall set engines of pass, when they come out a pass, that after the year was expired, at the time that kings go his axes he shall break down thy before them, (For they will

war against thy walls, and with us, as at the first, that we will fee out to battle, Joab led forth the power of the army, and wasted ance of his horses their dust shall them from the city; for thesi

towers. By reason of the abund out after us) uill we bare drama the country of the children of cover thee: thy walls shall shake say, They flee before us is 30 Ainmon, and came and besieged at the noise of the horsemen, and first: therefore we will delete Rabbal. But David tarried at of the wheels, and of the chariots, them. Then ye shall rise up the Jerusalem. And Joab smote when he shall enter into thy gates the ambusli, and seize upal be Rubbab, and destroyed it. as men enter into a city wherein city: for the Lord your body

2 Chr. xxxii, 1. After these things, is made a breach. and the establishment thereut,

deliver it into your hand. ADİ Senvacherib king of Assyria came, north shall conie, and cast np a city, that ye shall set the cits

Dan. xi, 15. So the king of the shall be. when ye have taket i and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, cities; "and the arms of the south ment of the LoBD shall se da

mount, and take the most fenced fire: accordiug to the comin and thought to win them for him shall not withstand, neither his See, I have commanded you. bell

chosen people, neither shull there

be any strength to withstand. Lecles. ix, 13--16. This wisdom

Hab. i, 10. And they shall scoff Josh. , 38, 39. And Joshes !!

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turned, and all Israel with him, to! unto Nahash, Make a covenant | Lachish into the band of Israel, Debir, and fought against it; And with us, and we will serve thee. which took it on the second day, he took it, and the king thereof,

and smote it with the edge of the and all the cities thereof, and


sword, and all the souls that were they smote them with the edge of Josh. vi, 1--3, 14, 15, 20. Now therein, according to all that he the sword, and utterly destroyed Jericho was straitly shut up bad done to Libnah. Theu Horain all the souls that were therein; he because of the children of Israel: king of Gezer came up to help left none remaining: as he had none went out, and noue came in. Lachish; and Joshna sinote him done to Hebron, so he did to Add the LORD said unto Joshua, and his people, until hu bud left Debir, and to the king thereof, as See, I have given into thine hand him nune remaining. he had done also to Libuabi, and Jericho, and the king thereof, and to her king. the mighty inen of valour. And ye

LIBXAH. shall compass the city, all ye men Josh. X, 29, 30. Then Joshua EGLON.

of war, and go round about the passed from Makkedals, and all Josh. x, 34, 35. And from La- city once. Thus shalt thou do six Israel with bim, unto Libnah, and chish Joshua passed unto Eglon, days. And the second day they fought against Libnah: And the and all Israel with hiin; and they compassed the city once, and re- | LORD delivered it also, and the encamped against it, and fought turned into the camp: 80 they did king thereof, into the hand of against it: and they took it on six daye. And it came to pass on Israel; and he smote it with the that day, and smote it with the the seventh day, that they rose edge of the sword, and all the edge of the sword; and all the early, about the dawning of the souls that were therein: he let Bouls that were therein he utterly day, and compassed the city after none remain in it; but did unto destroyed that day, according to the same manner seven times: the king thereof as he did unto all that he had done to Lachish. only on that day they compassed the king of Jericho.

the city seven times.

So the peo-
ple shouted when the priests blew


Josh. x, 28. And that day Joshna 2 Kings xii, 17. Then Hazael with the trumpets: and it came to king of Syria went up, and fought pass, when the people beard the took Makkedah, and smote it with

the edge of the sword, and the against Gath, and took it; and sound of the trumpet, and the Il azael set his face to go up to people shouted with

a great shout, king

thereot be utterly destroyed, that the wall fell down fiat, so them, and all the souls that were Jerusalem.

that the people went up into the therein; le let none remain: and GIBBETION.

city, every man straight before he did io the king of Makkedah

him, and they took the city. as he did unto the king of Jericho. 1 Kings xvi, 15. In the twenty and seventh year of Asa king of


RABBANI. Judah did Zimri reign seven days in Tirzah. And the people were

2 Kings xxiv, 10, 11. At that 2 Sam. xi, 1. And it came to

time the servants of Nebuchad- pass, after the year was expired, encamped against Gibbetlon, wuich belonged to the Philistines. against Jerusalem, and the city to battle, that David sent Joab, und

nezzar king of Babylon came up at the time wlien kings go forth

was besieged. And Nebuchad his servants with him, and als HAMATH-ZOBAI.

nezzar king of Babylon came Israel; and they destroyed the 2 Chron. viii, 3. And Solomon against the city, and his servants children of Ammon, and besiegel went to Hamath-zobah, and pre- did besige it.

Rabbab, But David tarried still Yailed against it.

at Jerusalem. 2 Kings XXV, 1, 2. And it came

to pass in the ninth year of his 2 Sam. xii, 26-29. HEBRON.

And Joab reign, in the tenth month, in the fought against Rabbah of the chile Josh. x, 36, 37. And Joshua went tenth day of the month, that dren of Ammon, and took the up from Eglon, and all Israel with Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon royal city. And Joab sent mes. him, unto Hebron; and they came, he, and all his host, against sergers to David, and said, I havo fought against it: And they took Jerusalem, and pitched against it; fongut against Rabbah, and have it, and emote it with the edge of and they built forts against it taken thu city of waters. Now the sword, and the king thereot,round about. And the city was

therefore gather the rest of the and all the cities thereof, and all besieged unto the eleventh year people together, and

encamp the souls that were therein: he of king Zedekiah.

against the city, and take it; lest left none remaining, according to

I take the city, and it be called all that he had done to Eglon; but


after my name.

And David gadestroyed it utterly, and all the

2 Kings xviii, 13. Now, in the thered all the people together, souls that were therein.

fourteenth year of king Hezekiah and went to Rabbali, and fought CITIES IN THE NORTH OF PALESTINE.

did Sennacherib king of Assyria against it, and took it.

come up against all the fenced 2 Kings xv, 29. In the days of cities of Judah, and took them.

RAMOTH-GILEAD. Pekah king of Israel came Tiglath

1 Kings xxii, 29. So the king of pileser king of Assyria, and took


Israel, and Jehoshaphat the king ljon, and Abel-beth-maachah, and Janoab, and Kedesh, and Ilazor, all the people together to war, to Gilead.

1 Sam. xxiii, 8. And Saul called of Judah, went np tu Ramvidand Gilead, and Galilee, all the go down to Keilah, to besiege D4

SAMARIA. land of Naphtali, and carried them vid and his men.

1 Kings xx, 1. And Ben-hadad Captive to Assyria.

the king of Syria gathered all his LACHISII.

host together: and there were JABESH-GILEAD.

Josh. X, 31-33 And Joshua thirty and two kings with bim, 1 Sam. xi, 1. Then Nahash the passed from Libnah, and all Israel and horses and chariots: and he Ammonite came

up, and
with him, unto Lachish, and en-

went up and besieged Samari, camped against Jabesh - gilead: camped against it, and fought and warred against it. and all the men of Jabesh said I against it: And the LORD delivered 2 Kings vi, 24. And it came to


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