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yours, but God's. Ye shall not Jer. xlviii, 14, 15. How say ye, thee this day, but against tho
need to fight in this battle; set We are mighty and strong men house wherewith I have war; for
yourselves, stand ye still, and see for the war? Moab is spoiled, and God commanded me to make
the salvation of the LORD with gone up out of her cities, and his haste: forbear thee from meddling
you, 0 Judah and Jerusalem: fear chosen young men are gone down with God, who is with me, that he
out, nor be dismayed; to-morrow to the slaughter, saith the King, destroy thee not.
go out against them: for the LORD whose name is the LORD of hosts.

Jer. vi, 25. Go not forth into will be with you.

Hab. i, 7. They are terrible and the field, nor walk by the way; for 2 Chron. xxxii, 6--8. And he set dreadful: their judgment and their the sword of the enemy and fear captains of war over the people, | dignity shall proceed of then-is on every side. and gathered them together to selves.

Jer. xxx, 5. For thas saith the bim in the street of the gate of

LORD, We have heard a voice of the city, and spake comfortably to CAUTION AND COWARDICE.

trembling, of fear, and not of them, saying, Be strong and cour

Judges v, 15, 18. And the princes peaco. ageous, be not afraid nor dismayed of Issuchar were with Deborah; for the king of Assyria, nor for all even Issachar, and also Barak: he stamping of the boofs of his strong

Jer. xlvil, 3. At the noise of the the multitude that is with him:

was sent on foot into the valley. horses, at the rushing of bis chafor there be more with us than For the divisions of Reuben there riots, and at the rumbling of his with him. With him is an arm of were great thoughts of heart. wbeels, the fathers shall not look flesh; but with us is the LORD our Zebulun and Napthali rcere a peo back to their children for feeble God to belp us, and to fight our ple that jeoparded their lives unto battles. And the people rested the death in the high places of the

ness of hands. themselves upon the words of field.

Ezek. xi, 8. Ye have feared the Hezekiah king of Judah.

Judges x, 9. Moreover, the sword; and I will bring a sword Neh. iv, 14. And I looked, and children of 'Ammon passed' over upon you, saith the Lord God. rose up, and said unto the nobles, Jordan, to fight also against Ezek. XXI, 7. And it shall be, and to the rulers, an to the rest Judah, and against Benjamin, and when they say onto thee, Whereof the people, Be not ye afraid of against the lituse of Ephraim; so fore sighest thou? that thou shal; them: remember the LORD, which that Israel was sure distressed. answer, For the tidings, because it is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your children of Din said unto him, melt, and all hands shall be feeble,

Judges xviii, 25, 26. And the cometh; and every heart shall daughters, your wives, and your Lut not thy voice be heard among and every spirit sliall be taint, and houses.

us, lost angry fellows run upon all knees shall be weak as water:

thee and thoa lose thy life, with behold, it cometb, and shall be Isa. XXXVI, 4,5. And Rabshaken the liveg of thy household.' Ant brought to pass, waith the Lord said unto them, Say ye now to the children of Dan went their God. Hezekiah, Thus saith the great way: and when Micah saw that

Zeph. 1, 13--16. Therefore their king, the king of Assyria, What they were too strong for him, he goods shall become a booty, and contidence is this wherein thou turned, and went back uuto Lis their houses a desolation: they trustest? I say, sayest thou, (but house.

shall also build botines, but not they are but vain wor is,) I hare counsel and strength for war: now,

1 Sam. xvii, 83. And Saul said vineyards, but not drink the wine

inhabit them; and they shal, plant on whom dost thou trust that to David, Thou art not able to go

thereof. thou rebellest against me?

The great day of the
Against ibis Philistine to fight
with bim: for thou art but a leth greatly, eren the voice of the

LORD is near, it is near, and bast.
VAIN GLORY

youth, and ho a man of war from day of the LORD: the mighty man

his youth. Judges vii, 2. And the LORD

shall cry there bitterly. That day said uuto Gideon, The people that 1 Sam. Xxx, 10. Bit David pur- is a day of wrath:, a way of trouble are with thee are too many for me sned, lie and four hundred men and distress, a day of wasteness to give the Midianites into their for two hundred abode behind, and desolation, a day of darkness bands, lest Israel vannt them which were so faint that they and gloominess, a day of clouds selves against me, saying, Mine could not go over the brook Be- and thick darkness A day of the own hands hath saved me. sor.

trumpet and alarm against the 1 Kings xx, 11. And the king of 2 Sam. xxi, 15. Moreover the fenced cities, and against the high Israel answered and said, Tell Philistines had yet war again with towers. him, Let not him that girdeth on Israel; and David went down, and his harness boast hinself as he his servants with him, and fought to Simeon and Levi, Yo have

Gen. xxxiv, 30. And Jacob ald that putteth it off.

agaiust the Philistines: and David troubled me to make me to stink

waxed faint. 2 Kings xix, 11, 24. Behold,

among the inhabitants of the land, thou hast heard what the kings of 2 Kings xiv, 10. Thou hast in- among the Canaanites and the Assyria have done to all lands, deed smitten' Edom, and thine Perizzites: and I being few io nomby destroying them utterly: and heart hath lifted thee up: glory of ber, they sball gather themselves shalt thou be delivered? I have this, and tarry at home; for why together against me, and slay me; digged and drunk strange waters, shouldest thou meddle to thy hurt, and I shall be destroyed, I and and with the sole of my feet have that thou shouldest fall, even thou, my house. I dried up all the rivers of be- and Judab with thee?

Gen. XXXV, 5. And they foursieged places

2 Chron, XXXV, 20,21. After all neyed; and the terror of God was 2 Chron. XXV, 19. Thou sayest, this, when Josiah had prepared upon the cities that were round Lo, ihou hast smitten the Edom the temple, Necho king of Egypt, about them, and they did not par ites; and thine heart lifteth thee came up to fight against Cbarche- sue after the sons of Jacob, up to boast: abide now at home; mish by Euphrates; and Josiah Num. xxil, 2, 3. And Balak the why shouldest thou meddle to went ont against him. But he son of Zippor saw all that Israel thine hurt, that thou shouldest sont ambassadors to him, saying, had done to the Amorites. And fall, even thou, and Judah with What have to do with thee, thou Moab was sore afraid of tbe pec thee?

king of Judah? I came not against ple, becaise they were many: and

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1 Kings xiv, 14-16. Moreover, shall put ten thousand to it the children of Israel.

the LORD shall raise him up a king and your enemies shall fall bcias Josh. 11, 9, 24. And she said unto

over Israel, who shall cut off the you by the sword.

house of Jeroboam that day: bat the men, I know that the LORD

Deut. iii. 2. And the Lobo 2:1 hath given you the land, and that what? even now. For the LORD your terror is fullen upon us, and shall smite Israel, as a reed is unto me, Fear bim Bit: fit in that all the inhabitants of the land shaken in the water, and he shall deliver him, and all bis peuple faint because of you. And they

root up Israel out of this good and his land, into thş Last and

gave to their thou shalt do unto him is the said anto Joshua, Truly the LORD land, which he hath delivered into our hands all fathers, and shall scatter them didist unto Sihon king of the the land; for even all the inbabi- beyond the river, because they Amorites, which delt at Hest have made their groses, provok

bon. tants of the cuuniry do faint be

ing the LORD to anger. And he Deut. vii, 23, 24. But the lo cause of us.

shall give Israel up because of thy God shall deliver then cho 1 Sam. xiv, 15. And there was the sins of Jeroboamn, who did thee, and shall destroy then it trembling in the host, in the field, sin, and who made Israel to sin. a mighty destruccion, anul those and among all the people.

P3. xviil, 34. He teacheth my

be destroyed. And te shall de 1 Sam. xxiii, 3. And David's hands to war, so that a bow of liver their kings into tiine badd

and thou shalt destroy their basa men said unto him, Behold, we be steel is broken by mine arms.

from under heaven: there shak afraid here in Judal: how much more then if we come to Keilah

no man be able to stand before against the armies of the Philis

Deut. xxxií, 30. How should one thee, until thou hare destruje tines?

chase a thousand, and two put them.

ten thousand to fight, except 1 Sam. xxviil. 5. And when Saul

Deut. xxxi, 4. 5. And the Los saw the host of the Philistines, be their Rock had sold them, and shall do unto them as he di

the Lord had shut them up? was afraid, and his beart greatly

Sibon and to Og, kings of the

1 Sam. svil, 47. And all this Amorites, and unto the land trembled.

assembly shall know that the them, whom he destroyed. ABI 1 Kings xxil, 32. And it came to LORD saveth not with sword and the LORD shall give then up be pass, when the captains of the spear: for the battle is the LORD's, fore your face, that ye par de chariots saw Jeloshaphat, that and he will give you into our unto them according ugto all the they said, Surely it is the king of wands.

commandments which I ste Israel. And they turned aside to

2 Chron. Xvi, 7, 8. And at that commanded you. gut against him: and Jeliosha- time Hanani the 'seer came to Asa plat cried out.

Josh. vi, 2. And the LORD king of Judah, and said unto bim, unto Joshua, See, I bave given 5th.

Because thou hast relied on the into thine hand Jericho, ani ne RESULTS OF BATTLE.

king of Syria, and not relied on king thereol, and the nigb.y

the LORD thy God, therefore is GOD THE SOURCE OF VICTOBY.

of valour. the bost of the king of Syria Num. xiv, 43. For the Amalek- escaped out of thine hand,

Josh. viii, 18. And the Los ites and the Canaanites are there were not the Ethiopians and said unto Joshua, Stretch out the before you, and ye shall fall by tho the Lubims a huge host, with spear that is in thy band to sword: because ye are turned very many chariots and horsemen? Al; for I will give it into this away from the LORD. therefore yet because thou didst rely on the

hand... the LORD will not be with you. LORD, be delivered them into Josh xi, 6. And the LORD ! Deut. I, 41-43. Then ye answer thine hand.

unto Joshua, Be not afrald be ed and said unto me, Wo Lave 2 Chron, xxv, 8. But if thou cause of thera; for to-1 TT sinned against the LORD, we will wilt go, do it, be strong for the about this time will I delive go up and fight, according to all battle: God shall make thee fall/them up all slain before Israel that the LORD our God command before the enemy: for God hath thou shalt hough their berses and ed us. And when ye bad gir led power to help, and to cast down.

burn their chiariots with fire on every man bis weapons of war,

Ps. xliv, 6. For I will not trust shall chase a thousand: fur

Josh. xxili, 10. One man of Fat Fe were ready to go up into the hill.

and the LORD said unto in my bow, neither shall my sword LORD your God, he it is that it me, Say unto them, Go not up. save me.

eth for you, as he Lath proanei neither light; for I am not among Isa. xxxi, 3.

When the

you. you; lest ye be smitten before LORD shall stretch out his hand,

Judges vii, 9. And it came to your enemies. So I spake unto both he that helpeth shall fall, you; and ye would not hear, but and be that is bolpen shall fall pass the same night, that the La rebelled against the command-down, and they all shall fail to down unto the host; for I Lare

said unto him, Arise get to ment of the LORD, and went pre- gether.

delivered it into thige hand. sumptuously up into the bill.

Hosca i, 7. But I will have Josh. viii, 1. And the Lord said mercy upon the bouse of Judah, a man of God, and spake unt !

1 Kings xx, 28. And there are uuto Joshua, Fear not, neither be and will save them by the LORD king of Israel, and said, The thou dismayed: take all the people their God, and will not save them of war with thee, and arise, go up by bow, nor by sword nor by Syrians have said, The Lord

saith the LORD, Because the to Al: see, I have given into this battle, by borses, Dur by horse- God of the bills, but he is De: G hand the king of Al, and his peo- mod.

of the valleys, therefore will lor ple, and his city, and his land.

liver all this great multitude det." Judges i, 2. And the LORD said, VICTORY PROMISED BY tbine hand; and ye shall know Judah shall go up; behold, I have

GOD.

that I am the LORD. delivered the land into his hand.

Lev. xxvi, 7, 8. And ye shall 2 Sam. v, 25. And David did so, chase your enemies, and they

AND GIVEN BY HIL. as the LORD had commanded him; shall fail before you by the sword.

Derut. xix, 1. When the Los and smote the Philistines from And five of you shall chase an thy God bath cut off the rata. Gebe until thou come to Gazer.

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girein thee, and thou succeedest enemies before me, as the breach through thy name will we tread them, and dwellest in their cities, of waters. Therefore be called them under that rise up against end in their houses.

the name of that place Baal-pera- Os.

zim. Deut. xx, 4. For the LORD your

Ps. Ix, 12. Through God we God is he that goeth with you, to 2 Kings xill, 5. And the LORD shall do valiantly: for he it is that fght for you

against your gave Israel a saviour, so that they shall tread down our enemies. enemies, to save you. went out from under the hand of

P8. cxviii, 10, 11, 13. All nations Josh. xi, 16, 21. So Joshua took the Syrians: and the children of compassed me about: but in the all that land, the bills, and all the Israel dwelt in their tents, as

dame of the LORD will I destroy south country, and all the land of beforetime.

them. They compassed me about; Goshen, and the valley, and the 2 Chron, xiv, 12. 13. So th LORD yea, they compassed me about: plain, and the mountain of Israel, emote the Ethiopians before Asa, but in the name of the LORD I will and the valley of the same. And und before Judab; and the Ethio- destroy them. Thou hast thrust at that time came Joshua, and pians fled. And Asa, and the sore at me, that I might fall: but cut off the Anakims from the people that were with' bim, pur- the Lord helped me. mountains; from Hebron, from sued them urto Gerar: and tho

Ps. cxliv, 10. It is he that giveth Debir, from Apab, and from all Ethiopians were overthrown, that salvation unto kings: who deliverthe mountains of Judah, and from theyconld not recover themselves; eth David his servant from the all the inountains of Israel: for they were destroyed before burtful sword. Joshua destroyed them utterly the LORD, and before his host: and with their cities. they carried away very much I more say? for the time would

Heb. xi, 32, 33. And what shall Jesh. xiv, 10--12. And now, be- spoil.

fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of hold, the Lord hath kept me alive, 2 Chron. xxvi, 7. And God Barak, and of Samson, and of as he said, these forty and five helped him against the Philistines, Jeptháe; of David also, and years, even since the LORD spake and against the Arabians that Samuel, and of the prophets: Wbo ihis word unto Moses, while the dwelt in Gur-baal, and the Me-through faith subdued kingdoms, children of Israel wandered in the hunims.

wrought righteousness, obtained wilderness; and now, lo, I am this

2 Chron. xxxil, 22. Thus the promises, stopped the mouths of day fourscore and five years old. LORD saved Hezekiah and the in- lions. As yet I am as strong this day as

habitants of Jerusalem from the I was in the day that Moses sent hand of Sennacherib the king of

DEFEAT ALSO FROM GOD. me: as my strength was then, Assyria, and from the band of all Josh, vii, 12, 13. Therefore the even so is my strength now, for other, and guided them on every children of Israel could not stand war, both to go out, and to come

side. in. Now therefore give me this

before their enemies, but turned mountain, whereof the

their backs before their enemies, LORD

because 2 Sam. xxii, 48, 49. It is God

they were spake in that day; (for thou heard

accursed: est in that day how the Anakims that avengeth me, and that bring- neither will I be with you any were there, and that the cities eth down the people under me, more, except ye destroy the acwere great and feuced;) if so be And that bringeth me forth from cursed from among you. Up, the Lord will be with me, then I mine enemies: thou also hast litt- sanctify the people, and say, shall be able to drive them out, ed me up on high above them Sanctify yourselves against toas the LORD said.

that rose up against me: thou morrow; for thuy saith the LORD Josh. xxiii, 9. For the LORD hatu: hast delivered me from the violent | God of Ísrael. There is an accurs

ed thing in the midst of thee, O driven vut from before you great man.

Israel: thou canst not stand before pations and strong: but as for you, 2 Chron. xiil, 18. Thus the chil-thine enemies, until ye take away no man hath been able to stand dren of Israel were brought under the accursed 'thing from among before you unto this day. at that time, and the children of

you. Judges 1, 22. And the house of Judah prevailed, because they

Josh. x, 10. And the LORD disJosephi, they also went up against relied upou the LORD God of

comfited them before Israel, and Both-el: and the LORD was with their fathers.

slew them with a great slaughter them.

2 Chron. xviii, 31, 32. And it at Gibeon, and chased them along Judgcs ii, 28. Therefore the came to pass, when the captains the way that goeth up to BethLORD leit those nations, without of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat,

Loron; and smote them to Azekah, driving them out bastily; neither that they said, it is the king of and unto Mak kedah. delivered he them into the hand Israel; therefore they compassed about bim to fight: but Jeliosha- tines were subdued, and they

1 Sam. vii, 13, 14. So the Philisof Joshua,

phat cried out, and the LORD Judges iv, 23, 24. So God sub- helped him; and God moved them

came no more into the coast of dued on that day Jabin the king to depart from him. For it came

Israel: andthe hand of the LORDWag of Canaan before the children of to pass, that, when the captairs ar ainst ibe Philistines all the days Israel. And the hand of the child of the chariots perceived that it of Samuel. And the cities which dren of Israel prospered, and pre was not the king of Israel, they the Philistines bad tuken from vailed aguinst Jabin the king of turned back again from pursuing from Ekron even unto Gath; and

Israel were restored to Israel,
Canaan, until they had destroyed bim.
Jabin king of Canaan.

the coasts thereof did Israel de-
Ps. ix, 3. When mine enemies liver out of the hands of the Pbil-
Judges vi, 10. And I said unto are turned back, they shall fall istines. And there was peace
you, I am the LORD your God; and perish at thy presence. between Israel and the Amorites.
fear not the gods of the Amorites,
in whose land ye dwell: but ye girded me with strength unto the

Ps. xviii, 39. For thou hast

2 Chron. xil, 5--7. Then came bare not obeyed my voice. Lattle: thou hast subdued under boam, and to the princes of Judah

Shemaiah the prophet to Reho2 Sam. V, 20. And David came

me those that rose up against that were gathered together to to Baal-perazim, and David smoto me.

Jerusalem because of Shishak, them there, and said, The LORD Ps. xliv, 5. Through thee will and said unto them, Thus saith bath broken forth upon mine I wo push down our enemies; "the LORD, Ye bave foreuken me,

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men turned ud ted to the viden And when the LRD saw that they OYTEX THBEATISED.

Des& unto the recs PinI4, ! lumbied themselves, the world of Ler. xxvi, 17. And I will set my atode in the rock Bizsole LURD cane to Shemalih, saşius, face agzüst you, and ye shall be mouits. They have hanbiet thermselves, slain betere soar ecerles tley 1 Sam. myil 12 Åo therefore I will not destroy tbern, that bate şca shallreiz. Over sati in Eis tert, I su v ta: i wi!l grant tliem site de you; ard ye shall flee when done perish cde day ty the teed 4 liverance and my wrathi sail not paredeth you.

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of the LORD shall be broken to escape into the land of the PS 2 CTOR. XIV, 23. 24. And it came pieces.

tines and saal shall de to pass, at the end of the year,

139. xiv, 25. That I will break me, to seek the 205 more tas that the host of Syria came up the Assyrian in my land, and coast of Israel: so stalls against bim: and th y came to Jadah and Jertsalem, and de- upon my mountains tread' him oat of Lis band. under foot.

arcse, and he pised over i stroyed all the princes of the peo

sir hundred Wed that to ple from among the people, and

Isa. XIX, 31, 32. For through the

hin ucto Achish, the sent all the spoil of them into the voice of the LORD sball

Maoch, king of Gath. king of Damascus For the army Assyrien be beaten down, which

1 Sam. xi, 1,7. North F1 of the Syriaus came with a small sole with a rod. And in every ompany of men, and the LORD place where the grounded statt istices foozbt ariinst Is it delivered a very great host into shall pass, which the LORD shall the men of Israel Itabir their Land, because they had for lay ajon him, it stall be with the Polistires, 21 fell do saken the ICBD God of their tabreta and barps: and in battles slain in mount G. ADES

the men of Israel that extecte father# 80 they executed jodg- of staking will be fight with it. ment agatust Joash.

Jer. XXIV, 21. And Zedekiab that rere on the ottier sta

other side of the valley, and the 2 Chron. xxviii, 19. For the king of Judah, and his princes dao, sa s that the mea o lad LED brotght Judab low because will I give into the hand of their flei, and that Saul ani bla so of anaz king of Israel; for be enemies, aud into the band of were dead, they forstå made Jadah naked, and trans

them that seek their life, and into and ded; and tce Philistines com

the tan i of the king of Babylon's and dwelt in them. gTessed sore against the LORD.

ariny, which are gone ap from 2 Chron. xxxi|1, 10, 11. And the

2 Sam. x, 13, 14 And Job you. LORD spake to Manasseh, and to his people, but they would not counsel of the LORD that he hath the Syrians and thes Ce! bele

Jer. xlis, 20. Tberefore bear the nigh, and the people that

with him, onto the battle as hearkeo. Wherefore the LORD taken against Elom, and his pur; bim. And when the chilead brugt upon them the captains poses that he hath purpused of the host of the king of A-syria, against ibe inbabitants of Temao:

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were i-d, then fled they aisi bor thorns, and bound bin with let Surely the least of the flock shall

fore Abisha and entered istot ters, and carried bim to Babylon. make their habitations desolate children of Ammoa, and cons in draw them out: surely be shall

ciły. So Joab returned from Jer. xivi, 15, 16. Why are thy with them.

Jerusalem Valiunt men swept away? they Ezek. xxviii, 6. Gomer, and all stood Dot, because the Lord did bis bands; the house of Tugarmah fied, he and certain Edaliksi

1 Kings xi, 17, 18 That Erg drive them. He made many to of the north quarters, and all his father's servants with lia, t, fall, yea, one fell upon another, bis bands; and many people with go into Egypt; Hadad ten seis and they said, Arise, and let us go thee.

I little child. And they are o again to our own people, and to the land of cur nativity, from thee back, and leave but the sixth and they took men with ibeat

Ezek. vskis, 2. And I will turn of Milian, and canna to Puri the oppressing sword.

part of thee, and will cause thee of Parun, and they came to ET to come up from the north parts, unto Pharaoh king of E

and will bring thee upon the which gave him an bobse, Ps. sliv, 9, 10. But thou hast

mountains of Israel. cast off and put us to shame, and

appointed him victuals, and a

him. land. goest Lot forth with our arinies. Thou inakest 09 to turn back

FLIGHT.

1 Chron. XIX, 15. And mban to from the enemy; and they which Deut. vrvili, 7, 25. The LORD children of Ammon ax tbst bate us spoil for themselves. shall cause Line enemies that Syrians were fed, liey likewise

rise np against thee to be smitten, fled before Abishai bis brukte Ps. lxsviii, 66. And he smote before thy face: they sball come and entered into the city. I his enemies in the binder paris; cut against the one way, and flee Joab came to Jerusalem. he put them to a perpetual re- before thee seven ways. The Ps. Issviii, 9. The children at proach.

LORD shall cause thee to be emit- Epbraim, being armed, and 405 P3. Ixxxix, 10. Thou hast bro- ten before thine enemies: thou ing bows, turued back in the ken Rahab in pieces, as one that shalt go out one way against of battle is slain; thou hast scattered thine them, and flee seven ways before euewies with thy strong arm.

18. xxxi, 8. Then shall tbe te them; and shalt be removed into syrian fall with the sword, X Ps. Ixxxix, 42-44. Thou hast set all the kicgdoms of the earth.

a mighty mad; and the sword. In np the right band of his adver

Judges iv, 15. And the LORD of a mean man, shall deric saties; thou hast made all bis discomfited Sisera, and all his but he shall flee from the gr. enemies to rejoice. Thou hast chariots, and all his host, with the and bis young men skall le * also turned the edge of bis sworu, i edge of the sword before Barak; I comfited.

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Isa. xszili, 3. At the noise of ther out of Naphtali, and ont of 2 Kings til, 24 And when they Rhe tumult the people fled; at the | Asher, and out of all Manasseh, came to the camp of Israel, the Hifting up of thyself the nations and pursued after the Midianites. Israelites rose up and smote the were scattered.

Judges viii, 4, 12, And Gideon Moabites, so that they fled before Jer. XXXV, 11. Bnt it came to came to Jordan, and passed over,

them: but they went forward dass, when Nebuchadrezzar king be, and the three bundred men smiting the Moabites even in

their country. uf Babylon came up into the land, that were with him, faint, yet pur. hat we said, Come, and let us go suing them. And when Zebah and

FLIGHT IN VAIN. Co Jeru-alem for fear of the army Zalinanua fled, he pursued after f the Chaldeans, and for fear of them, and took the two kings of Gen. xiv, 10. And the vale of he army of the Syrians: 80 we Midian,

Zebah and Zalmunna, and Siddim was full of slime-pits; and iwell at Jerusalem dlscomfited all the bost.

the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah Jer. xxxvii, 11. And it came to 1 Sam. vii, 11. And the men of fled, and fell there; and they that bass, that when the army of the Israel went out of Mizpeh, and remained fled to the mountain. Chaldeang was broken up from pursued the Philistines, and smole Ps. xviil, 37. I have purgued Jerusalem for fear of Pharaoh's them, until they came under Beth- mine enemies, and Overtaken irmy. Car.

them; neither did I turn again Jer. xli, 15. But Ishmael the son 1 Sam. xiv, 21--23, 46. Moreover, till they were consumed. of Nethaniah escaped from Jo- the Hebrews that were with the Jer. xxxix, 4, 5. And it came to anan with eight men, and went Philistines before that time, which pass, that when Zedekiah the king o the Ammunites.

, went up with them iuto the camp of Judah saw them, aud all the Jer. xlix, 30. Flee, get yon far from the country round about, men of war, then they fled, and

went forth out of the city by night, fl, dwell deep, 0 ye inhabitants even they also turned to be with of Hazor, saith the Lord: for Ne- the Israelites that were with Sani by the way of the king's garden, Duciadrezzar king of Babylon

and Jonathan. Likewise all the by the gate betwixt the two wall:: laih taken counsel against you, selves in mount Ephraim, when plain. But the Chaldeans' army

men of Israel which had hid them- and he went out the way of the ad hath conceived a purpose gainst you.

they beard that the Philistines pursued after them, and overtook Hosea x, 9. O Israel, thou hast after them in the battle. So the and when they had taken him,

fied, even they also followed hard Zedekial in the plains of Jericho: inned from the days of Gibean; LORD saved Israel that day: and they brought him up to Nebuchadhere they stood: the battle in the battle passed over untó Beth- nezzar king of Babylou to Riblalı, jibeah against the children of aven. Then Saul went up from in the land of Hamath, where he niquity did not overtake them.

following the Philistines: and the gave judgment upon him. Isa. xvi, 4. Let mine outcasts Philistines went to their own

Jer. xlvi, 5, 6. Wherefore have Iwell with thee, Moab: be thou a place.

I seen them dismayed and turned overt to them from the face of

1 Sam. xvil, 62. And the men of away back? and their mighty ones be spoiler; for the extortioner is Israel and of Judah arose, and are beaten down, and are fled t an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the shouted, and pursued the Phili- apace, and look not back: for fear Ppressors are consumed out of stines, until thou come to the was round about, saith the LORD. die land.

valley, and to the gates of Ekron: Let not the swift flee away, nor

and the wounded of the Philistines the mighty man escape; they shall PURSUIT.

fell down by the way to Shaaraim, stumble, and fall toward the north Gen. xiv, 14. And when Abram even into Gath, and unto Ekron. by the river Euphrates. leard that bis brother was taken 1 Sam. xxiii, 26. And Saul went Jer. lii. 8. But the army of the aptive, he armed liis trained ser- on this side of the invuntain, and Chaldeans pnrsued after the king, unts, born in his own house, David and his men on that side of and overtook Zedekiah in the diree hundred and eighteen, and the mountain: and David mare plainy of Jericho; and all his army ursued them unto Dan.

haste to get away for fear of Saul; was scattered from him. Josh, vii, 4, 6. So there went up David and his men round about night shall perish from the swift,

for Saul and bis men compassed Amos ii, 14--16. Therefore the hither of the people about three bousand men; and they fled be to take them.

and the strong shall not strengthure the men of Ai. And the men

Sam. il, 19. And Asabel pur- en his force, neither shall the f Al smote of them about thirty sued after Abner; and in going he mighty deliver himself: Neither ad six men: f rthey chased them turned not to the right hand nor to

shall he stand that handleth the rom before the gate even unto the left from following Abner.

bow; and he that is swift of foot shebarim, and smote them in the

shall not deliver himself: neither coing down; wherefore the hearts

Sam. xx, 6, 7. And David said shall be that rideth the horse def the people melted, and became to Abishai,

Now ball Sheba the liver himself. And he that is cou

son of Bicbri do us more harm than rageous among the inighty shall water.

did Absalom: take thou thy lord's flee a way naked in that day, saith Josh. xxiv, 6. And I brought servants, and pursue after him, the Lord. our fathers out of Egypt: and ye lest he get him fenced cities, aud ame unto the sea; and the Egyp

And there went out

escape us. lans pursued after your fathers after him Joab's men, and the

THE WOUNDED.

Judges ix, 40. And Abimelech viih chariots and horsemen unto Cherethites, and the Pelethites, chastu him, and he fled before he Red sea.

and all the mighty men: and they bim; and many were overthrown Judges iv, 16. But Barak puro went out of Jerusalem, to pursue and wounded, eren unto the enned after the chariots, and after after Sheba the son of Bichri. tering of the gate. he host, unto Harosheth of the

1 Kings xx, 20. And they slew 1 Sam. xxxi, 3. And the battle rentiles: and all the host of Sisera every one his man; and the Sy- went sore against Saul, and the -11 upon the edge of the sword; rians fled, and Israel pursued archers bit him; and he was sore nd there was not a man lett. them; and Ben-hadad the king of

wounded of the arcuers. Judges vii, 23. And the men of Syria escaped on an horse with 2 Sam. xxii, 89. And I have srael gathered themselves toge- the borsemen

consumed them, and wounded

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