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first, that he went through the Lord God; Because thou hast AND SOMETIMES TO corn fields; and his disciples pluck-clapped thine hands, and stamped

IMPART HEALING OR ed the ears of corn, and uid eat, with the feet, and rejoiced in

SPIRITUAL OFFICE OR the land of Israel,

GIFT. Luke xxii, 21. But, behold, the hand of him that betrayeth me is J Nahum iii, 19. There is no heal.

Num. xxvii, 18. And the LORD with me on the table.

ing of thy bruise: thy wound is said unto Moses, Take thee Luke xxiv, 40. And when he

prievons: all that hear the bruit Joshua the son of Nun, a man in had thus spoken, he shewed them

of thee shall clap the hands over whom is the spirit, and lay thine his hands and his feet.

thee: for upon whom hath not thy hand upon him.

wickedness passed continually? Mark v, 23. And besought him Acts xx, 34. Yea, ye yourselves

greatly, saying, My little daughknow, that these hands have

ter lieth at the point of death: 1

TO LAY HANDS ON, IS ministered unto my necessities,

pray thee,come and lay thy hands and to them that were with me. SOMETIMES TO TAKE

| on her, that she may be healed;

HOLD OF. 1 Cor. iv, 12. And labour, work

and she shall live.

Gen. xxii, 12. And he said, Lay ing with our own hands: being

Mark vi, 5. And he could there reviled, we bless; being persecut-neither do thou any thing unto not thine hand upon the lad,

do no mighty work, save that he ed, we suffer it.

laid his hands upon a few sick him. . . .

folk, and healed them. 1 Thess. iv, 11. And that ye

Gen. xxxvii, 22. And Rouben Luke iv, 40. Now when the sun study to be quiet, and to do your

said unto them, Shed no blood, was setting, all they that had any own business, and to work with

but cast him into this pit that is sick with divers diseases brought your own hands, as we command

in the wilderness, and lay no them unto him; and he laid his ed you. hand upon him.....

hands on every one of them, and Used in a great variety of idioms,

healed them. 1 Neh. xiil, 21. Then I testified examples of which are too num-1. against them, and said unto them,

Acts vi, 6. Whom they set beerous to be quoted; Thus: "At Hand," signifies near either in

fore the apostles: and when they Why lodge ye about the wall? if

ye do so again, I will lay hands had prayed, they laid their hands time or space.-"By the Hand," on you. From that time forth

on them. by means of.-" Into" or "In

came they no more on the sab Acts viii, 17, 18. Then laid they the Hand," into or in the power

bath. of, and " From the Hand," from

their hands on them, and they rethe power of.

Esther ii. 21. In those days, ceived the Holy Ghost. And while Mordecat sat in the king's when Simon saw that through gate, two of the kiug's chamber

laying on of the apostles' hands TO CLAP HANDS, THE lains Bigthan and Teresh, of those

the Holy Ghost was given, ho which kept the door, were wroth,

offered them money.

and sought to lay hand on the Acts xiii, 3. And when they had
king Ahasuerus.

fasted and prayed, and laid their CONTEMPT, SOMETIMES

hands on them, they sent them OF JOY.

Esther iil, 6. And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai

away. 9 Rings xi. 12. And he brought alone; for they had shewed him

Acts xix, 6. And when Paul had forth the king's son, and put the

the people of Mordecal: where

fordecal: where: laid his hands upon them, the crown upon him, and gave him the

fore Haman sought to destroy all / Holy Ghost came on thein: and testimony; and they made him the Jews that were throughout

they spake with tongues, and king, and anointed him; and they the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus,

prophesied. clapped their hands, and said, I even the people of Mordecai.

Acts xxviii, 8. And it came to God save the king.

Matth. xxl, 46. But when they

pass, that the father of Publius Job xxvii, 23. Men shall clap

lay sick of a fever and of a bloody uap sought to lay hands on him, they their hands at him, and shall hiss

flux: to whom Paul entered in, feared the multitude, because they him out of his place.

and prayed, and laid his hands on took him for a prophet.

him, and healed him. Job xxxiv, 37. For he addeth Luke xxi, 12. But before all 1 Tim. iv, 14. Neglect not the rebellion unto his sin, he clappeth

these, they shall lay their hands gift that is in thee, which was his hands among us, and multipl

on you, and persecute you, de- given thee Ly prophecy, with the eth his words against God,

livering you up to the synagogues, laying on of the hands of the P3. xlvii. 1. O clap your hands, and into prisons, being brought presbytery. all ye people; shout unto God with before kings and rulers for my

1 Tim. y. 22. Lay hands suddenname's sake.

ly on no man, neither be partaker Ps. xcvili, 8. Let the floods clap John vii, 30. Then they sought of other men's sins: keep thyself their hands; let the hills be joyful to take him: but no man laid puro. together.

hands on him, because his hour Isa. Iv, 12. For ye shall go out was not yet come.

TO LIFT UP OR SPREAD with joy, and be led forth with Acts lv, 3. And they lald hands peace: the mountains and the on them, and put them in hold

THE HANDS TO GOD, THE bills shall break forth before you into the next day: for it was now

POSTURE OF PRAYER; Into singing, and all the trees of eventide.

TO LIFT UP ANOTHER'S the field shall clap their hands.

Acts xxi, 27. And when the

HANDS IS TO COMFORT. Lam. II, 15. All that pass by seven dave were almost ended. Gen. xiv. 22. Aud Abram said clap their hands at thee; they hiss the Jews which were of Asia, to the king of Sodom, I have list and was their head at the daugh. when they saw him in the temple. I up mine hand unto the LORD the ter of Jerusalem. ...

stirred up all the people, and laid most high God, the possessor of Ezek. xxv. 6. For thus saith the hands on him.

heaven and earth,

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the voice of triumnjunto God with before kings and being brought I bring on of the

Ps. xxvill, 2. Hear the voice of to the LORD: though hand join in thousand persons that cannot dismy supplications, when I cry hand, he shall not be unpunished. corn between their right hand and unto theo, when I lift up my hands

Gal. 11, 9. And when James,

their left hand: and also much toward thy holy oracle.

cattle? Cephas, and John, who seemed Ps. Ixill. 4. Thus will I bless to be pillars, perceived the grace

Zech. xii, 6. In that day will I thee while I live: I will lift up my that was given unto me, they

make the governors of Judah like hands in thy name. gave to me and Barnabas the

an hearth of fire among the wood, Ps. cxix, 48. My hands also will right hands of fellowship. ...

and like a torch of Are in a sheaf; I lift up unto thy commandments,

and they sball devour all the peowhich I have loved; and I will

ple round about, on the right

LEFT HAND OFTEN USED meditate in thy statutes.

hand and on the left. .....

IN IDIOMATIC EXP3. cxxxiv, 2. Lift up your

Matth. vi, 3. But when thou hands in the sanctuary, and bless


doest alms, let not thy left hand the LORD.

Gen. xxiv, 49. And now if ye know what thy right hand doeth. P3. cxli, 2. Let my prayer be will de

I will deal kindly and truly with Matth. XX. 21. And he said unto set forth before theo as incense;

my master, tell me: and if not, I her. What wilt thou? She saith and the lifting up of my hands tell me; that I may turn to the

unto him, Grant that these my as the evening sacrifice. right hand, or to the left.

two sons may sit, the one on thy Lam. it. 19. Arise, cry out in the Exod. xlv, 22. And the children / right hand, and the other on the night: in the beginning of the of Israel went into the midst of left, in thy kingdom. watches pour out thine heart like the sea upon the dry ground: and 2 Cor. vi, 7. By the word of water before the face of the Lordthe waters were a wall unto them truth, by the power of God, by the lift up thy hands toward him for on their right hand, and on their armour of righteousness on the the life of thy young children, that left.

right hand and on the left. faint for hunger in the top of Deut. xvil, 20. That his heart be every street. not lifted up above his brethren,

LEFT HANDED. 1 Tim. ii. 8. I will therefore that and that he turn not aside from men pray every where, lifting up the commandment, to the right

Judges fil, 15. But when the

children of Israel cried unto the holy hands, without wrath and hand, or to the left.

LORD, the LORD raised them up a doubting.

Josh. 1, 7. Only be thou strong

deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, and very courageous, that thou

a Benjamite, a man lefthanded: mayest observe to do according Heb. xii, 12. Wherefore lift up

and by him the children of Israel to all the law, which Moses my the hands which hang down, and

sent a present unto Eglon the servant commanded thee: turn the feeble knees.

king of Moab.
not from it to the right hand or
to the left, that thou mayest pros-

Judges xx, 16. Among all this TO LIFT UP THE HAND per whithersoever thou goest.

people there were seven hundred

chosen men lefthanded; every AGAINST IS TO REBEL. 2 Sam. xiv, 19. And the king one could sling stones at an hair 2 Sam. xx. 21. The matter is said, Is not the hand of Joab with Im

breadth, and not miss. not so: but a man of mount thee in all this? And the woman Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri answered and said, As thy soul by name, hath lifted up his hand liveth, my lord the king, none can

RIGHT HAND. against the king, even against

turn to the right hand or to the

left from ought that my lord the David.....

Judges v, 26. She put her hand U. . . . .

to the nail, and her right hand to 1 Kings xi. 26. And Jeroboam king hath spoken: for thy servant

the workmen's hammer; and with | Joab, he bade me, and he put all the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite

the hammer she sinote Sisera, she of Zereda, Solomon's servant, these words in the mouth of thine

smote off his head, when she had handmaid. whose mother's name was Zeruah,

pierced and stricken through his a widow woman, even he lifted 2 Kings xxii, 2. And he did that

temples. up his hand against the king. which was right in the sight of the

LORD, and walked in all the way
of David his father, and turned


not aside to the right hand or to AND SEAT OF HONOUR. TOKEN OF AMITY; TO the left.

1 Kings ii, 19. Bath-sheba thereJOIN HANDS, THAT OF Job xxill, 9. On the left hand fore went unto king Solomon, to COMBINATION.

where he doth work, but I cannot speak unto him for Adonijah.

behold him: he hideth himself on And the king rose up to meet 2 Kings X, 15. And when he

the right hand, that I cannot see her, and bowed himself unto her, was departed thence, he lighted | on Jehonadab the son of Rechab him.

and sat down on his throne, and

caused a seat to be set for the coming to meet him: and hel Prov, fii, 16. Length of days is | saluted him, and said to him, Is in her right hand; and in her left

king's mother, and she sat on his thine heart right, as my heart is heart is hand riches and honour.

right hand. with thy heart? And Jehonadab Cant. 11. 6. His left hand is un

Job xl, 14. Then will I also conanswered, It is. If it be, give me der my head, and his right hand

sess unto thee that thine own thine hand. And he gave him doth embrace me.

right hand can save thee. his hand; and he took him up to

Ps. XVI, 8, 11. I have set tho

Isa. liv, 3. For thou shalt break him into the chariot.

forth on the right hand and on | LORD always before me: because Prov. xi, 21. Though hand join

I the left, and thy seed shall inherit I he 18 at my right hand. I shall not in hand, the wicked shall not be

be moved. Thou wilt shew me unpunished: but the seed of the ate cities to be inhabited.

the path of life: in thy presence is righteous shall be delivered.

Jonah iv, 11. And should not I

fulners of joy; at thy right hand Prov. XVI, 6. Every one that is spare Nineveh, that great city,

there are pleasures for evermore. proud in heart is an abomination wherein are more than sixscore! Ps. cx, 1. The LORD said unto

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my Lord, sit thou at my right | Daniel v, 6. In the game honr| to you bandfuls of ashes of the hand, until I make thine enemies came forth fingers of a man's furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it thy footstool.

hand, and wrote over against the toward the heaven in the sight Eccles. x, 2. A wise man's heart

candlestick upon the plaister of of Pharaoh. is at his right hand; but a fool's

the wall of the king's palace; and Ruth ii, 16. And let fall also heart at his left. the king saw the part of the hand

some of the handfuls of purpose that wrote. Isa. Ixill, 12. That led them by

for her, and leave them, that sho the right hand of Moses with his

Mark vii, 33. And he took him may glean them, and rebuke ber

aside from the multitude, and put not: glorious arm. .....

his fingers into his ears, and he Jer. xxii, 24. As I live, saith the

1 Kings xvii, 12. And she said, spit, and touched his tongue. LORD, though Coniah the son of

As the LORD thy God liveth, I Jehoiakim king of Judah were the

John viii, 6. This they said, have not a cake, but an handful signet upon my right hand, yet

tempting him, that they might of meal in a barrel, and a little

have to accuse him. But Jesus oil in a cruse..... would I pluck thee thence.

stooped down, and with his finger 1 Kings xx, 10. And Ben-hadad Matth. v, 30. And if thy right

wrote on the ground, as though hand offend thee, cut it off, and

sent unto him, and said, The gods he heard them not. cast it from thee.....

do so unto me, and more also, if

John xx, 25. The other disciples the dust of Samaria shall suffice Mark xiv. 62. And Jesus said, I

therefore said unto him, We have for handfuls for all the people that am: and ye shall see the Son of

son or seen the Lord. But he said unto follow me. man sitting on the right hand of

them, Except I shall see in his power, and coming in the clouds hands the print of the nails, and

Ps. lxxii, 16. There shall be an of heaven.

handful of corn in the earth upon put my finger into the print of the

the top of the mountains; the Mark avi, 19. So then after the Dails, and thrust my hand into his

nto nis fruit thereof shall shake' like Lord had spoken unto them, he side, I will not believe.

Lebanon. ..... was received up into heaven, and

Eccles. iv, 6. Better is an handsat on the right hand of God.

Exod. viii, 19. Then the magiciActs vii, 55, 56. But he, being

ful with quietness, than both the

hands full with travail and vexafull of the Holy Ghost, looked up ans said unto Pharaoh, This is the stedfastly into heaven, and saw finger of God. ....

tion of spirit. the glory of God, and Jesus stand 1 Kings xii, 10.... Thus shalt

Jer, ix, 22. Speak, thus saith the ing on the right hand of God, thou say unto them, My little

LORD, Even the carcases of men And said, Behold, I see the heav- finger shall be thicker than my

shall fall as dung upon the open ens opened, and the Son of man father's loins.

field, and as the handful after the standing on the right hand of

harvest man, and none shall P3. cxlly, 1, Blessed be the LORD

gather them. God.

my strength, which teacheth my Colos. iil, 1. If ye then be risen

Ezek. xiii, 19. And will ye pollute hands to war, and my fingers to with Christ, seek those things fight.

me among my people for handwhich are above, where Christ Prov. vii. 3. Bind them upon

fuls of barley and for pieces of sitteth on the right hand of God.

bread.. thy fingers, write them upon the

table of thine heart. PARTS OF THE HAND. Isa. lviii, 9. Then shalt thou

BOSOM OR BREAST, call, and the LORD shall answer; | Exod. iv. 6. And the LORD said THUMB.

thou shalt cry, and he shall say, | furthermore unto him, Put now Exod. xxix, 20. Then shalt thou | Here I am. If thou take away thine hand into thy bosom. And kill the ram, and take of his blood, from the midst of thee the yoke, he put his hand into his bosom: and put it upon the tip of the the putting forth of the finger, and when he took it out, behold, right ear of Aaron, and upon the and speaking Vanity.

his hand was leprous as snow. tip of the right ear of his sons,

Luke xi, 20. But if I with the 1 Kings iii, 20. And she arose at and upon the thumb of their right

finger of God cast out devils, no midnight, and took my son from hand......

doubt the kingdom of God is beside me, while thine handmaid Judges i, 6, 7. But Adoni-bezek come upon you.

slept, and laid it in her bosom, fied; and they pursued after him,

and laid her dead child in my and caught him, and cut off his


bosom. thumbs and his great toes. And

Luke xviii, 13. And the publican, Deut. xxi, 12. Then thou shalt Adoni-bezek said, Threescore and

standing afar off, would not lift up bring her home to thine house; ten kings, having their thumbs

so much as his eyes unto heaven, and their great toes cut off, gath

and she shall shave her head, and
pare her nails.

but smote upon his breast, saying, ered their meat under my table.

God be merciful to me a sinner. Dan. iv, 33. The same hour was

the thing fulled upon Nebuchad- Luke xxiii, 48. And all the people FINGER. nezzar: and he was driven from

that came together to that sight, Ecco,. xxix, 12. And thou shalt men, and did eat grass as oxen,

beholding the things which were take of the blood of the bullock. I and his body was wet with the done, smote their breasts, and reand put it upon the horns of the dew of heaven, till his hairs were turned. altar with thy finger, and pour all grown like eagles' feathers, and John xill, 25. He then lying on the blood beside the bottom of the his nails like bird's claus.

Jesus' breast saith unto him, altar.

Lord, who is it? 2 Sam. xxi, 20. And there was

DIANDFUL. yet a battle in Gath, where was a man of great stature, that had on Gen. XII, 47. And in the seven Jer. xxxii, 18. Thou showest every hand six fingers, and on

plenteous years the earth brought I loving-kindness unto thousands, every foot six toes, four and forth by handfuls.

and recompensest the iniquity of twenty in number, and he also Exod. ix, 8. And the LORD said the fathers into the bosom of their was born to the giant.

unto Moses and unto Aaron, Takel children after them: the Great, the were about five and web tem.

Dan. v. 6.

Then the and his

dest amic

Mighty God, the LORD of hosts, is


Nahum 11, 1. ...... Keep the his name.

munition, watch the way, make Gen. xxxvil, 34. And Jacob rent

thy loins strong, fortify thy power Luke vi, 38. Give, and it shall be his clothes, and put sackcloth up

mightily. given unto you; good measure, on his loins, and mourned for his pressed down, and shaken to

1 Peter 1, 13. Wherefore gird up son many days.

the loins of your mind, be sober, gether, and running over, shall

Erod. xxviii, 42. And thou shalt men give into your bosom. ....

and hope to the end, for the grace make them linen breeches to l that is to be brought unto you at Luke xvi, 22, 23. And it came to cover their nakedness; from the

the revelation of Jesus Christ. pass, that the beggar died, and loins even unto the thighs they was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man 1 1 Kings xli, 10. And the young

EXPRESSIVE OF LINEAGE also died, and was buried; And men that were grown up with

OR DESCENT. in hell he lift up his eyes, being in him spake unto him, saying, Thus Gen. xxxv, 11. And God said torments, and seeth Abraham afar shalt thou speak unto this people | unto him, I am God Almighty; be off, and Lazarus in his bosom. that spake unto thee, saying, Thy fruitful and multiply: a nation,

rather made our yoke heavy, but and a company of nations, shall BAOK.

make thou it lighter unto us; thus be of thee, and kings shall come

shalt thou say unto them, My out of thy loins. 1 Sam. 2, 9. And it was so, that,

little finger shall be thicker than when he had turned his back to

Gen. xlvi, 26. All the souls that my father's loins. go from Samuel, God gave him

came with Jacob into Egypt, another heart: and all those signs

1 Kings xx, 31. And his servants which came out of his loins, became to pass that day.

said unto him, Behold now, we sides Jacob's sons' wives, all the

have heard that the kings of the souls were threescore and six. Ezek. viii, 16. And he brought house of Israel are merciful kiugs: me into the inner court of the let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth

1 Kings viil, 19. Nevertheless, LORD's house; and, behold, at the on our loins, and ropes upon our

thou shalt not build the house;

but thy son that shall come forth door of the temple of the LORD, heads, and go out to the king of between the porch and the altar, Israel, peradventure he will save

out of thy loins, he shall build the were about five and twenty men, I thy life.

| house unto my name, with their backs toward the tem

Acts ii, 30. Therefore being a ple of the LORD, and their faces

I prophet, and knowing that God countenance was changed, and his toward the east; and they wor

had sworn with an oath to him, that thoughts troubled him, so that the shipped the sun toward the east.

of the fruit of his loins, according joints of his loins were loosed, and

to the flesh, he would raise up his knees smote one against an

Christ to sit on his throne, other. 1 Kings xiv, 9. But hast done

Heb. vii, 5, 10. And verily they evil above all that were before

Ps. lxvi, 11. Thou broughtest us

they that are of the sons of Levi, thee: for thou hast gone and made into the net; thou laidest afllic wh

who receive the office of the thee other gods, and molten tion upon our loins.

priesthood, have a commandment images, to provoke me to anger, Ps. lxix, 23. Let their eyes be to tako tithes of the people acand hast cast me behind thy | darkened that they see not; and cording to the law, that is, of their back.

make their loins continually to brethren, though they come out of Ps. xxi, 12. Therefore shalt thou shake

the loins of Abraham. For he make them turn their back, when Isa. xxi. 3. Therefore are my

was yet in the loins of his father thou shalt make ready thine loins filled with pain. Pangs have

when Melchisedec met him. arrows upon thy strings against taken hold upon me, as the pangs

(See Girdle under Dress.) the face of them.

of a woman that travaileth. .... P3. cxxix, 3. The plowers plowed Ezek. 1. 27. And I saw as the

RIBS. upon my back: they made long colour of amber, as the appear Gen. ii, 21, 22. And the LORD their furrows.

ance of fire round about within it; I God caused a deep sleep to fall Prov. x, 13. In the lips of him from the appearance of his loins

| upon Adam, and he slept: and he that hath understanding wisdom even upward, and from the appear

took one of his ribs, and closed up is found: but a rod is for the back ance of his loins even downward,

the flesh instead thereof; And the of him that is yoid of understand-I Saw as it were the appearance rib, which the LORD God had taken ing. of fire, and it had brightness

from man, made he & woman, and Isa. I, 6. I gave my back to the round about.

brought her unto the man. smiters, and my cheeks to them

2 Sam. ii, 23. Howbeit be refusthat plucked off the hair: I hid not lo a likeness as the appearance of led to turn aside: wherefore Abner my face from shame and spitting. fire: from the appearance of his with the hinder end of the spear

loins, even dowpward, fire; and Jer. xvill, 17. I will scatter them

smote him under the fifth rib; from his loins, even upward, as the as with an east wind before the appearance of brightness, as the him.

that the spear carne out behind enemy; I will shew them the back,

colour of amber. and not the face, in the day of

2 Sam. tii, 27..... And [Joab] their calamity.

Ezek. xxi, 6. Sigh therefore,

smote him (Abner] there under thou son of man, with the breakJer. xxxii, 33. And they have ling of thu loins, and with bitter

the fifth rib, that he died. .... turned unto me the back, and

ness sigh before their eyes. 12 Sam. iv, 6. And they came not the face: though I taught

thither into the midst of the house,

Ezek. xlvii, 4. Again he measurthem, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hear

| ed a thousand and brought me as though they would have fetched through the waters; the waters

wheat; and they smote him under kened to receive instruction. were to the knees. Again he

the fifth rid: and Rechab and Rom. xi, 10. Let their eyes be measured a thousand, and brought | Baanah his brother escaped. darkened, that they may not see, me through; the waters were tol 2 Sam, xx, 10. But Amasa took and bow down their back alway. the loins.

no heed to the sword that was in

Whathood, have the people their


Joab's band; so he smote bimtion that set not their heart | covetous practicos; cursed chn. therewith in the fifth rib, and shedaright, and whose spirit was not dren. out his bowels to the ground. ... stedfast with God. For their

heart was not right with him, TO HARDEN THE HEART,

neither were they stedfast in his HEART.

IS TO PERSIST IN DIScovenant, Erod. xxvill, 29. And Aaron Ps. xcv. 10. Forty years long

OBEDIENCE. shall bear the names of the chilwas I grieved with this genera

Ecod. iv, 21. And the LORD sald dren of Israel in the breastplate of tion, and said, It is a people that

unto Moses, When thou goest to judgment upon his heart, when he do err in their heart, and they

return into Egypt, see that thon goeth in unto the holy place, for

do all those wonders before Phahave not known my ways. a memorial before the LORD con

raoh which I have put in thino tinually.

Prov. vi, 18. An heart that de

| hand: but I will harden his heart, viseth wicked imaginations, feet I that he shall not the people go. 2 Sam. xviii, 14. Then said Joab, that be swift in running to misI may not tarry thus with thee. I chief,

Ecod. xiv, 17. And I, behold, I And he took three darts in his

will harden Prov. xxiii, 7. For as he thinketh

the hearts of the hand, and thrust them through in his heart, so is he: Eat and

Egyptians, and they shall follow the heart of Absalom, while he drink, saith he to thee; but his

them: and I will get me honour was yet alive in the midst of the heart is not with thee.

upon Pharaoh, and upon all his

host, upon his chariots, and upon 2 Kings ix, 24. And Jehu drew

Eccles. ix, 3. .... The heart of

his horsemen. a bow with his full strength, and the sons of men is full of evil, and

Deut. il, 30. But Sihon king of smote Jehoram between his arins, madness is in their heart while

Ileshbon would not let us pass and the arrow went out at his they live, and after that they go to

by him: for the LORD thy God heart, and he sunk down in his the dead.

hardened his spirit, and made his chariot.

Jer, vil, 24. But they hearkened heart obstinate, that he might de

not, nor inclined their ear, but I liver him into thy hand, as apHeart is, as with us, the favourite walked in the counsels and in the peareth this day. symbol of sentiment of almost

| imagination of their evil heart, every kind, eramples of which and went backward, and not for

1 Josh. xi, 20. For it was of the will be found more appropri

LORD to harden their hearts, that ward. ately under other heads and sub

they should come against Israel Jects. We subjoin other pecul.

Jer. xl, 8. Yet they obeyed not, in battle, that he might destroy iarities.

nor inclined their ear, but walked

ar, but walked them utterly, and that they might every one in the imagination of have no favour, but that he might their evil heart. ....

destroy them; as the LORD com. HEART, THE SEAT OF EVIL.

Jer. xvi. 12. And ve have done manded Moses. Gen. vi, 5. And God saw that the

worse than your fathers; (for, be- 1 Sam. vi, 6. Wherefore then do wickedness of man was great in the

hold, ye walk every one after the ye harden your hearts, as the earth, and that every imagination

imagination of his evil heart, that | Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened of the thoughts of his heart was

they may not hearken unto me.) their hearts? When he had only evil continually.

Jer. xvii, 9. The heart is deceit

wrought wonderfully among them, Gen. viii, 21. And the LORD

did they not let the people go, sinelled a sweet savour; and the

ful above all things, and desper-
ately wicked: who can know it?

and they departed? LORD said in his heart, I will not

2 Chron. xxxvi, 13. And he also again curse the ground any more Hosea iv, 8. They eat up the sin

| rebelled against king Nebuchadfor man's sake; for the imagina of my people, and they set their nezzar, who had made him swear tion of man's heart is evil froin heart on their iniquity.

by God: but he stitfened his neck, his youth.

| Matth. xii, 35. A good man, out and hardened his heart from turnDeut. xv, 9. Beware that there of the good treasure of the heart,

that there of the good treasure of the heart, | ing unto the LORD God of Israel. be not a thought in thy wicked bringeth forth good things: andan

Ps. xcv. 8. Harden not your heart, saying, The seventh year, evil man, out of the evil treasure, the year of release, is at hand; and bringeth forth evil things.

heart, as in the provocation, and thine eye be evil against thy poor

as in the day of temptation in the

Matth. XV. 19. For out of the brother, and thou givest him

wilderness. heart proceed evil thoughts, murnought, and be cry unto the LORD

Prov. xxviii, 14. Happy is the ders, adulteries, fornications, against thee, and it be sin unto

man that feareth alway: but ho thefts, false witness, blasphemies.

that hardeneth his heart shall

John xiii, 2. And supper being fall into mischief. 2 Chron. xxvi, 16. But when he

vi 16. But when he ended (the devil having now was strong, his heart was lifted up into the heart of Judas Iscariot,

Isa, Ixili, 17. .Sarr from

Isa, Ixiii, 17. O LOR), why hast to his destruction: for he transSimon's son, to betray him.)

thou made us to err from thy

thy gressed against the LORD his God,

ways, and hardened our heart and went into the temple of the Rom. 11,5. But, after thy hard

from thy fear? Return, for thy LORD to burn incense upon the ness and impenitent heart, treas

servants' sake, the tribes of thino altar of incense. urest up unto thyself wrath

inheritance. PS. X, 3. For the wicked boastagainst the day of wrath and re

Ezek. iii, 7. But the house of eth of his heart's

velation of the righteous judgment desire, and

Israel will not hearken unto thee; of God. blesseth the covetous, whom the

for they will not hearken unto LORD abhorreth.

Heb. iii, 12. Take heed, brethren,

me: for all the house of Israel are Ps. lviii, 2. Yea, in heart ye lest there be in any of you an evil

impudent and hard-hearted. heart of unbelief, in departing work wickedness; ye weigh the

from the living God. violence of your hands in the


2 Peter 11, 14. Having eyes full

ISTIC EPITHETS CONNECTPs. lxxvill. 8. 37. And might not of adultery, and that cannot cease

ED WITH HEART AS SEAT be as their fathers, a stubborn and from sin; beguiling unstable souls: rebellious generation; a genera. Ian heart they bave exercised with ! OF RELIGIOUS FEELING.


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