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the hand of his servants; and, them, as in the day of Egypt: for, Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and afterward it shall be inhabited, as lo, it cometh. Thus saith the Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. in the days of old, saith the LORD. Lord God, I will also make the

Gen. xiv, 1. And it came to multitude of Egypt to cease by Exek. xxix, 2, 8-15. Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Babylon. And I will make the Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of the land of Nebuchadrezzar king king of Shinar, Arioch king of

pass in the days of Amraphel him, and against all Egypt. There rivers dry, and sell the land into Elam, and Tidal king of nations. fore thus saith the Lord GOD, Be

I hold, I will bring a sword upon is therein, by the hand of strang carried he away to Babylon, where make the land waste, and all that that had escaped from the sword

2 Chron. XXXVI, 20. And them thee, and cut off man and beast out of theo. And the land of Thus saith the Lord God, I will they were servants to him and his waste; and they shall know that I also destroy the idols, and' i will sons until the reign of the king

dom of Persia. cause their images to cease out of am the LORD: because he hath

Esther i, 14, 18, 19. And the next sald, The river is mine, and i Noph; and there shall be no more have made it. Behold, therefore

a prince of the land of Egypt: and unto him was Carshena, Shethar,

I will put a fear in the land of Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Mar I am against thee, and against thy Egypt. And I will make Pathros sena, and Memucan, the seven rivers, and I will make the land desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, princes of Persia and Media, which of Egypt utterly waste and de- and will execute judgments in No! saw, the king's face, and which solate,

from the tower of Syene And I will pour my fury upon Sin, sat the first in the kingdom, Likeeven unto the border of Ethiopia. the strength of Egypt; and I will wise shall the ladies of Persia and No foot of man shall pass through cut off the multitude of No. And Media say this day unto all the it, nor frot of beast shall pass I will set fire in Egypt: Sin shall king's princes, which have heard through it, neither shall it be in, have great pain, and No shall be of the deed of the queen. Thus habited forty years. And I will rent asunder, and Noph shall have shall there arise too much conmake the land of Egypt desolate distresses daily. The young men tempt and wrath. If it please the in the midst of the countries that of Aven and of Phibeseth shall king, let there go a royal comare desolate, and her cities among fall by the

sword: and these cities mandment from him, and let it be the cities that are laid waste shall shall go into captivity. At Teha- written among the laws of the be desolate fory years: and I will phnehes also the day shall be Persians and the Medes, that it scatter the Egyptians among the darkened, when I shall break be not altered, That Vashti come nations, and will disperse them there the yokes of Egypt; and the no more before king Ahasuerus;

and let the king give her royal saith the Lord God, At the end pomp of her strength shall cease of forty years will I gather the

in her: as for her, a cloud shall estate unto another that is better Egyptians from the people whither

cover her, and her daughters shall than she.

go into captivity. Thus will I they were scatterod: And I will

Jer xlix, 34, 36, 39. The word of bring again the captivity of Egypt, execute judgments in Egypt; and the LORD that came to Jeremiah and will cause them to return into they shall know that I am the the prophet against Elam, in the the land of Pathrus, into the land LORD. And I will scatter the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah of their habitation; and they shall Egyptians among the nations, and king of Judah, saying, And upon be there a base kingdom. It shall countries. And I will scatter the from the four quarters of heaven,

will disperse them through the Elam will I bring the four winds be the basest of the kingdoms; Egyptians among the nations, and and will scatter them toward ali neither shall it exalt itself any disperse them among the coun- those winds; and there shall be more above the nations: for J will tries; and they shall know that I no nation whither the outcasts of diminish them, that they shall no am the LORD.

Elam shall not come. But it shall more rule over the nations.

come to pass in the latter days, Ezek, xxx, 4-10, 12-19, 23, 26.

Ezek. xxxii, 11, 12, 31, 32. For that I will bring again the capAnd the sword shall come upon thus saith the Lord Gop, The tivity of Elam, saith the LORD. Egypt, and great pain shall be in sword of the king of Babylon shall Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall come upon thee. By the swords and all her multitude round about

Ezek. xxxii, 24. There is Elam, in Egypt, and they shall take of the mighty will cause thy her grave; all of them slain, fallen away her multitude, and her multitude to fall, the terrible of

by the sword, which are gone foundations shall be broken down. the nations, all of them; and they

down uncircumcised into

the Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, shall spoil the pomp of Egypt, and all the mingled people, and and all the multitude thereof shall nether parts of the earth, wlich

caused their terror in the land of Chub, and the men of the land be destroyed. Pharaoh shall see the living, yet have they

borne that is in league, shall fall with them, and shall be comforted over their shame with them that go them by the sword. Thus saith all his multitude, even Pharaoh the LORD, They also that uphold and all his army slain by the down to the pit.

Daniel viii, 2. And I saw in a Egypt shall fall; and the pride of sword, saith the Lord God. For her power shall come dowu; from I have caused my terror in the vision; (and it came to pass, when the tower of Syene shall they fall land of the living: and he shall be I xa :v, that I was at Shushan in in it by the sword, saith the Lord laid in the midst of the uncircum- the palace. which is in the proGod. And they shall be desolate cised with them that are slain with yiuce of Elam;) and I saw in a in the midst of the countries that the sword, even Pharaoh and all vision, and I was by the river of are desolate, and her cities shall his multitude, saith the Lord Ulai. be in the midst of the cities that God.

Daniel x, 13. But the prince of are wasted. And they shall know Zech. x, 11. ..., The pride

the kingdom of Persia withstood that I am the Lord, when I have of Assyria shall be brought down, me one and twenty days but, lo, her helpers shall be destroyed. depart away. set a fire in Egypt, and when all and the sceptre of Egypt shall Michael, one of the chief princes,

came to help me; and I remained In that day shall messengers go

there with the kings of Persia. forth from me in ships, to make

Daniel xi, 2. And now_will I the careless Ethiopians afraid, ELAM,-PERSIA. shew thee the truth. Behold, and great pain shall come upon Gen. x, 22. The children of there sball stand up yet three

kings in Persia; and the fonrth, come over unto thee, and they Luke xxiii, 6. When Pilate bou.. shall be far richer than they all: shall be tuine. ...

of Galilee, he asked whether the and by his strength through his

Daniel xi, 43. But he shall have man were a Galilean. riches he shall stir up all against power over the treasures of gold John vii, 41, 62. Others said, the realm of Grecia.

and of silver, and orer all the This is the Christ. But some said, PROPIECIES ABOUT CYRUS,

precious things of Egypt; and the Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

Libyans and the Ethiopians shall They answered and said unto him, Its Kixg. be at his steps.

Art thou also of Galilee? Search Isa. xli, 25. I have raised up

Zeph. 11, 12. Ye Ethiopians also, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth one from the north, and he shall ye shall be slain by my sword.

no prophet. come: from the rising of the sun Acts vill, 27. And he arose and

Acts it, 7. And they were all shall he call upon my name; and he shall come upon princes as Ethiopia, an eunuch of great auwent: and, behold, a man of amazed, and marvelled, saying

one to another, Behold, are not upon mortar, and as the putter thority under Candace queen of all these which speak Galileans. treadeth clay.

the Ethiopians, who had the Isa. xlv, 1-4. Thus saith the charge of all her treasure, and! GOG AND MAGOG. LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, had come to Jerusalem for to whose right hand I have holden, worship.

1 Chron. 1, 5. The sons of to subdue nations before him; and

Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and I will loose the loins of kings, to

Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and

GALILEE. open before him the two-leaved

Meshech, and Tiras. gates; and the gates shall not be NORTHERN PROVINCE OF PALESTINE. 1 Chron. V, 4. The sons of Joel; shut; I will go before thee, and 1 Kings ix, 11. (Now Hiram the Sheraial: his son, Gog his sou, make the crooked places straight: king

of Tyre had furnished Solo- Shimel his son. I will break in pieces the gates of mon with cedar-trees, and firbrass, and cut in sunder the bars trees, and with gold, according to man, set

thy face against Gog, the

Ezek. xxxviii, 2, 3, 16, 18. Son of of iron. And I will give thee the all his desire.) that then king land of Magog, the chief princo of treasures of darkness, and hidden Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities Meshech and Tubal, and proriches of secret places, that thou in the land of Galilee.

phesy against him,

And say, mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am Isa. ix, 1. Nevertheless, the Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, the God of Israel. For Jacob my dimness shall not be such as sas

I am against thee, o Gog, tho servant's sake, and Israel mine in her vexation, when at the first chief prince of Meshech and elect. I have even called thee by ho lightly afflicted the land of Tubal; And thou shalt come up thy name: I have surnamed thee, Zebulun, and the land of Naphtali, against my people of Israel, as a though thou hast not known me. and afterward did more grievously be in the latter days, and I will

Isa. xlvi, 11. Calling a ravenous afflict her by the way of the sea, bird from the east, the man that beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the bring thee against my land, that

the heathen may know me, when executeth my counsel from a fur nations. conntry: yea, I have spoken it, I

I shall be sanctified in thee, O

Halth, 11, 22. But when he heard Gog, before their eyes. And it will also bring it to pass; I have that Archelaus did reign in Judea shall come to pass at the same purposed it, I will also do it.

in the room of his father Herod, time when Gog shall come against Isai. xlviii, 15. I, even I, have he was afraid to go thither:not- the land of Israel, saith the Lord I have brought him, and he shali God in a dream, he turned aside God, that my fury shall come up

in my face. make his way prosperous.

into the parts of Galilee.
Matth. iv, 15, 25. The land of deceive the nations which are in

Rev. XX, 8. And shall go out to
Zabulon, and the land of Neph the four quarters of the corth,
ETIIIOPIA.

thalim, by the way of the sea, be- Gog and Magog, to gather them 2 Kings xix, 9. And be heard yond 'Jordan, Bay of Tirliakah king of Ethiopia, Gentiles. And there followed together to battle; the number of Behold, ho is come out to fight him great multitudes of people whom is as the sand of the sea. against thee. . from Galilee, and from Decapolis,

GRECIA Esther i, 1. Now it came to and from Jerusalem, and from pass in the days of Ahasuerus, Judea, and from beyond Jordan.

Dan. X, 20. Then said he, (this iş Ahasuerus which reigned, Matth. xxvi, 32. But after I am

Kuowest thou wherefore I come from India even unto Ethiopia, risen again, I will go before you to fight with the prince of Persia:

unto thee? and now will I return over an hundred and seven and into Galilee. twenty provinces.)

and when I am gone forth, lo, the

Matth. xxvii, 55. Ps. Ixviii, 31. Princes shall come

And many prince of Grecia shall come.

women were there beholding afar out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon off, which followed Jesns from Judah, and the children of Jeru

Joel lli, 6. The children also of stretch out her hands unto God. Galilee, ministering unto him.

salem, have ye sold unto the P3. Ixxxvii, 4.

Behold

Matth. xxviii, 7. And go quickly, Grecians, that ye might remove Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; and tell his disciples that he is them far from their border. this man was boru there.

risen from the dead; and, behold, Zech. ix, 13. When I have bent Isa. xliii, 3. For I am the LORD he goeth before you into Galilee; Judah for me, filled the bow with thy God, the Holy One of Israel, there shall ye see him: 10, I have Ephraim, and raised up thy sons, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy told you.

o Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for

Mark xiv, 70. And he denied it and made thee as the sword of á thee.

again. And a little after, they mighty man. Isa. xlv, 14. Thus saith the that stood by said again to Peter, Acts xvi, 1. 'Then came be to Dorbe Loun. The labour of Esypt, and Surely thou art one of them: for and Lystra: and, behold, a certain merchankija vif Ethiopia and of thou art a Galilean, and thy speech disciple was there, named Timothe Sabeans, wen of stature, shall agreeth thereto.

theus, the son of a certain woman, Paul pur.

was

which was a Jewess, and believed; I ment unto Silas and Timotheus of Libya about Cyrene, and stranbut his father was a Greek. for to come to him with all speed, gers of Rome, Jews and prose

Acts xx, 2. And when he had they departed. Now, while Paul lytes. gone over those parts, and had waited for them at Athens, his

Acts xix, 21. given them much exhortation, he spirit was stirred in him, when he posed in the spirit, when he had came into Greece.

saw the city wholly given to passed through Macedonia and Rom. I, 14, 16. I am debtor idolatry.

Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, sayboth to the Greeks and to the

Acts xviil, 1. After these things ing, After I have been there, I Barbarians, both to the wise and Paul departed from Athens, and must also see Rome. to the unwise. For I am not came to Corinth.

Rom. I, 15. So, as much as in me ashamed of the gospel of Christ: 1 Thess. iii, 1. Wherefore, when is, I am ready to preach the gosfor it is the power of God unto we could no longer forbear, we pel to you that aro at Rome also. salvation to every one that be thought it good to be left at

2 Tim. I, 17. But, when he was lieveth; to the Jew first, and also Athens alone.

in Rome, he sought me out very to the Greek.

diligently, and found me. Rom. x, 12. For there is no

CORINTII. difference between the Jew and Acts xviii, 8. And Crispus, the

JUDEA. the Greek: for the saine Lord over chief ruler of the synagogue, be- SOUTHERN PROVINCE OF PALESTINE. all is rich unto all that call upon lieved on the 'Lord with all his him. house: and many of the Corin-king, that we went into the pro

Esra v, 8. Be it known unto the thians hearing believed, and were MACEDONIA. baptized.

vince of Judea, to the house of the

great God, which is builded with Acts xvi, 9, 10. And a vision Acts xis, 1. And it came to pass, great stones, and timber is laid in appeared to Paul in the night: that, while Apollos at the walls, and this work goeth There stood a man of Macedonia, Corinth, Paul, having passed fast on, and prospereth in their and prayed him, saying, Coins through the upper coasts, came to hands. over into Macedonia, and help us. Ephesus; and, finding certain

Matth. xxiv, 16. Then let them And after he had seen the vision, disciples.

which be in Judea flee into the immediately we endeavoured to

2 Cor. I, 1, 23. Paul, an apostle mountains. go into Macedonia, assuredly of Jesus Christ by the will of God, gathering that the Lord had and Timothy our brother, unto see the abomination of desolation,

Mark xiil, 14. But when ye shall called us for to preach the gospel the church of God which is at spoken of by Daniel the prophet, unto them.

Corinth, with all the saints which standing where it ought not, (let Acts xviii, 5. And when Silas are in all Achaia: Moreover, I him that readeth understand) and Timotheus were come from call God for a record upon my then let them that be in Judea Macedonia, Paul was pressed in soul, that to spare you I came not flee to the mountains. the spirit, and testined to the as yet unto Corinth.

Luke xxi, 21. Then let them Jews that Jesus was Christ.

which are in Judea flee to the Acts xix, 21. After these things

PHILIPPI.

mountains; and let them which were ended, Paul purpused in the Acts xvi, 12. And from thence are in the midst of it depart out; spirit, when ho Lad passed to Philippi, which is the chief city and let not them that are in the through Macedonia and Achaia, of that part of Macedonia, and a countries enter thereinto. to go to Jerusalem, saying, After colony: and we were in that city I have beeu tlcre, I must also abiding certain days.

John iv, 3. He left Judea, and

departed again into Galilee. see Rome.

Acts xx, 6. And we sailed away John vii, 3. His brethren there2 Cor. vii, 5. For, when we were from Philippi after the days of fore said unto him, Depart hence, come into Macedonia, our Nesh unleavened bread, and came unto and go into Judea, that thy dishad no rest, but we were troubled them to Troas in five days; where ciples also may see the works that on every side: without were fight we abode seven days.

thou doest. ings, within were fears. 2 Cor. viii, 1. Moreover, breth1 Thess. 11, 2. But even after

John xi, 7. Then after that saith that we had suffered before, and

he to ren, we do you to wit of the grace

his disciples, Let us go

into Judea again. of God bestowed on the churches were shamefully entreated, as yo of Macedonia.

know, at Philippi, we were bold Acts i, 8. But ye shall receive

in our God to speak unto you the power, after that the Holy Ghost 1 Thess. 1, 7, 8. So that ye were gospel of God with much conten- is come upon you: and ye shall be ensamples to all that believe in tion.

witnesses unto me both in JeruMacedonia and Achaia. For from you sounded out the word of

ITALY.

salem, and in all Judea, and in the Lord not only in Macedonia Acts xvill, 2. And found a cer

Samaria, and unto the uttermost and Achaia, but also in every tain Jew, named Aquila, born in part of the earth. place your faith to God-ward is Pontus, lately come from Italy, Acts 1x, 31. Then had tho

churches rest spread abroad; so that we need with his wife Priscilla, (because

throughout all not to speak any thing.

that Claudius had commanded all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, 1 Thess. iv, 10. And indeed ye Jews to depart from Rome,) and and were edified; and walking in

the fear of the Lord, and in the do it toward all the brethren came unto them.

comfort of the Holy Ghost, wero which are in all Macedonia: but Heb. xill, 24. Salute all them

multiplied we beseech you, brethren, that that have the rule over you, and ye Increase more and more. all the saints. They of Italy salute

Acts x, 37. That word, I say, yo you.

know, which

jublished

throughout all Judea, and began CHIEF CITIES, ATHENS.

from Galilee, after the baptism Acts xvil, 15, 16. And they that CHIEF CITY, ROME.

which John preached. conducted Paul brought bim unto Acts 11, 10. Phrygia, and Pam- Acts xil, 19 And when Herod Athens: and, receiving a command phylia, in Egypt, and in the parts had sought for him, and found

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him not, he examined the keepers, the women of Midian captives, Judges xi, 15. And said unto and commanded that they should and their little ones, and took the him, Thus saith Jephthah, Israel be put to death. And he went spoil of all their cattle, and all took not away the land of Moab, down from Judea to Cesarea, and their flocks, and all their goods. nor the land of the children of there abode.

Judges vi, 1. And the children Ammon. (See under Canaan.)

of Israel did evil in the sight of Ruth i, 2, 4. And the name of the

the LORD; and the LORD delivered man was Elimelech, and the name MEDES AND MEDIA.

them into the hand of Midian of his wife Naomi, and the name 2 Kings xvii, 6. In the ninth seven years.

of his two sons Mallon and Chilyear of Iloshea

the king of Judges vil, 23. And the men of ion, Ephrathites of Beth-lehemAssyria took Samaria, and carried Israel gathered themselves to- judah: and they came into the Israel away into Assyria, and gether out of Naphtali, and out country of Moab, and continned placed them in Halah and in Ha- of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, there. And they took them wives bor by the river of Gozan, and in and pursued after the Midianites.

of the women of Moab; the name the cities of the Medes.

Judges vill, 1. And the men of of the one was Orpah, and the 2 Kings xviii, 11. And the king Ephraim said unto him, Why name of the other Ruth: and they of Assyria did carry away Israel hast thou served us thus, that dwelt there about ten years. unto Assyria, and put them in Ha- thou calledst us not when thou

2 Sam. vill, 2. And he smote lah'and in Habor by the river of wentest to fight with the Midian- Moab, and measured them with a Gozan, and in the cities of the ites? And they did chide with line, casting them down to the Medes. him sharply.

ground; even with two lines meaEzra vi, 2. And there was found

sured he to put to death, and with at Achm tha, in the palace that

MOAB.

one full line to keep alive: and so is in the province of the Medes, a ITS CHARACTER AND FATE.

the Moabites became David's serroll, and therein was a record

Gen. xix, 37. And the first born vants, and brought gifts. thus written.

bare a son, and called his name 2 Kings ill, 7, 18. And he went Esther x, 2. And all the acts Moab: the same is the father of and sent to Jehoshaphat the king of his power and of his might, and the Moabites unto this day. of Judah, saying, The king of the declaration of the greatness of Num. XXI, 28. For there is a fre wilt thou go with me aguinst

Moab hath rebelled against me: Mordecai, whereinto the king gone out of Heshbon, a flame advanced him, are they not writ- from the city of Sinon: it hath will go up: I am as thou art, my

Moab to battle? And he said, I ten in the book of the Chronicles consumed Ar of Moab, and the of the kings of Media and Persia? lords of the high places of Arnon.

people as thy people, and my Isa. xiii, 17. Behold, I will stir

horses as thy horses. And this is

Vum. xxiv, 17. I shall see him, but a light thing in the sight of up the Medes against them, which but not now; I shall behold him the Lord: be will deliver the shall not regard silver, and as for but not nigh: there shall come a Moabites also into your hand. guld, they shall not delight in it.

Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre Jer. xxv, 25. And all the kings shall rise out of Israel, and shall the men of Chozeba, and Joash,

1 Chron. iv, 22. And Jokim, and of Zimrí, 'and all the kings of smite the corners of Moab, and and Saraph, who had the dominElain, and all the kings of the destroy all the children of Sheth. Medes.

ion in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem.

Num. XXV, 1. And Israel abode And these are ancient things. Dan. vi, 8. Now, o king, estab- in Shittim, and the people began Tish the decree, and sign the writ- to commit whoredom with the

Ps. 1x, 8. Moab is my washpot; ing, that it be not changed,

over Edom will I cast out my daughters of Moab. according to the law of the Medes

Deut. ii, 9, 18. And the LORD said cause of me.

shoe: Philistia, triumph thou beand Persians, which altereth not.

unto me, Distress not the MoabDan. xi, 1. Also I, in the first ites, neither contend with them

Isa. xvi, 6, 11-14. We have year of Darius the Medo, even 1, in battle: for I will not give thee heard of the pride of Moab, (he 18 stood

to confirm and to strengthen of their land for a possession; very proud,) even of his haughtihim.

because I have given Ar unto the but his lies shall not be so. Where

children of Lot for a possession. fore my bowels shall sound like an MIDIAN.

Thou art to pass over through Ar, harp for Moab, and mine inward Gen. xxxvii, 28. Then here the coast of Moab, this day,

parts for Kir-haresh. And it shall passed by Midianites, merchant- Deut. xxiii, 3. An Ammonite or

corne to pass, when it is seen that men; and they drew and lifted up Moabite shall not enter into the Moab is weary on the high place, Joseph' out of the pit, and sold congregation of the LORD; even that he shall come to his sanctuary Joseph to the Ishmeelites for to their tenth generation shall to pray; but he shall not prevail. twenty pieces of silver; and they they not enter into the congrega- This is the word that the LORD brought Joseph into Egypt. tion of the Lord for ever.

hath spoken concerning Moab Exod. ii, 15. Now, when Pharaoh

Judges ill, 28-30. And he said since that time. But now the heard this thing, he sought to

unto them, Follow after me; for LORD hath spoken, saying, Within slay Moses. But'Moses fled from the Lord hath delivered your'ene- three years, as the years of an the face of Plaraoh, and dwelt in mies the Moabites into your hand. hireling, and the glory of Moab the land of Midian: and he sat and they went down after him, shall be contemned, with all that down by a well,

and took the fords of Jordan to-great multitude; and the remnant

ward Moab, and suffered not a shall be very small and feeble. Num. XXXI, 8, 9. Aud they slew man to pass over. And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the of Moab at that time about ten

Jer. xxv, 21. Edom, and Moab, rest of them that were slain; thousand men, all lusty, and all and the children of Ammon. numely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, men of valour; and there escaped Jer. xlvill, 1, 2. Against Moab and llur, and Reba, five kings of not a man. Só Moab was subdued thus saith the LORD of hosts, the Midian: Blaam also, the son of that day under the hand of Israel. God of Israel, Woe unto Nebo! for Beor, they lew with the sword. And the land had rest fourscore it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is conAnd the children of Israel took all years.

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confounded and dismayed. There Job xxviii, 16. It cannot be the Philistines seven months. And shall be no more praise of Moab: valued with the gold of Ophir, the Philistines called for the in Heshbon they have devised evil with the precious onyx, or the priests and the diviners, saying, against it; come, and let us cut it sapphire.

What shall we do to the ark of off from being a nation: also thou P3. xlv, 9.

Kings' daughters the LORD? tell us wherewith we shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the were among thy honourable wo

shall send it to his place. And sword shall pursue thee.

men: upon thy right hand did they sent messengers to the inJer. xlviii, 9, 20, 33, 39. Give stand the queen in gold of Ophir. habitants of Kirjath-jearim, saying,

The wings unto Moab, that it may flee Isa. xiii, 12. I will make a man again the ark of the Lord; como

Philistines have brought and get away: for the cities there- more precious than fine gold; even of shall be desolate, without any a man than the golden wedge of ye down, and fetch it up to you. to dwell therein. Moab is con- Ophir.

2 Sam. xxi, 17. But Abishai the founded; for it is broken down;

PADAN-ARAM OR MESO

son of Zeruiah succoured him, and howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon,

smoto the Philistine, and killed that Moab is spoiled. And joy

POTAMIA.

him. Then the men of David and gladness is taken from the Gen. XXV, 20. And Isaac was sware unto him, saying. Thou plentiful field, and from the land forty years old when he took Re- shalt go no more out with us to of Moab; and I have caused wine bekah to wife, the daughter of battle, that thou quench not the to fail from the wine-presses: none Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, light of Israel. shall tread with shouting, their the sister to Laban the Syrian, P3. Ix, 8. . . . Philistia triumph shouting shall be no shouting.

Gen. xxviil, 6, 7. When Esau thou because of me. They shall howl, saying, How is saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, Ps. lxxxvii, 4. .. Behold Phiit broken down! how hath Moab and sent him away to Padan- listia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; turned the back with shame! so aram, to take him a wife from this man was born there. shall Moab be a derision and a thence; and that, as he blessed dismaying to all them about him. him, he gave him a charge, saying, forsaken thy people the house

Isa. il, 6. Therefore thou hast Ezek. XXV, 8, 9, 11. Thus saith Thou shalt not take a wife of the the Lord God, Because that Moab daughters of Canaan; And that ished from the east, and are

of Jacob, because they be replenand Seir do say, Behold, the house Jacob obeyed his father and his soothsayers like the Philistines, of Judah is like unto all the bea- mother, and was gone to Padan- and they please themselves in the then; Therefore, behold, I will aram.

children of strangers. open the side of Moab from the

Gen. xxxi, 18. And he carried cities, from his cities which are away all his cattle, and all his whole Palestina, because the rod

Isa. xiv, 29. Rejoice not, thon, on his frontiers, the glory of the goods which he had gotten, the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal- cattle of his getting which he had

of him that smote thee is broken: meon, and Kiriathaim. And I will gotten in Padan-aram, for to go to

for out of the serpent's root shall execute judgments upon Moab; Isaac his father in the land of fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

come forth a cockatrice, and his and they shall know that I am Canaan. the LORD.

Gen. XXXV, 9, 26. And God ap- inhabitant from Ashdod, and him

Amos i, 8. And I will cut off the Zeph. 11, 9. Therefore as I live,peared unto Jacob again, when saith the Lord of hosts, the God he came out of Padan-aram, and Ashkelon; and I will turn mine

that holdeth the sceptre from of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as blessed him. Sodom, and the children of Am- Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad and band against Ekron: and the rem

nant of the Philistines shall mon as Gomorrah, eren the breed-Asher. These are the sons of ing of nettles, and salt-pits, and a Jacob, which were born to him in perish, saith the Lord God. perpetual desolation: the residue Padan-aram.

Amos ix, 7. Are ye not as chilof my people shall spoil them, and

dren of the Ethiopians unto me, o the reinnant of my people shall PALESTINA

children of Israel? saith the LORD. possess them.

PHILISTIA,

Have not I brought up Israel out

of the land of Egypt? and the PhiGen. xxi, 34. And Abraham so- listines from Caphtor, and the OPHIR.

journed in the Philistines' land Syrians from Kir? PAMED FOR ITS GOLD. many days.

Obad. 19.

And they of Gen. x, 29. And Ophir, and Ha- Exod. xiii, 17. And it came to the plain the Philistines: and they vilah, and Jobab: all these were pass, when Pharaoh had let the shall possess the fields of Ephraim, the sons of Joktan.

people go, that God led them not and the fields of Samaria; and 1 Kings ix, 28. And they came through the way of the land of the Benjamin shall possess Gilead. to Ophir, and fetched from thence Philistines, although that was

Zeph. II, 4,5. For Gaza shall be gold, four hundred and twenty near; for God said, Lest peradventalents, and brought it to king ture the people repent when they forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolaSolomon. see war, and they return to Egypt. at the noon-day, and Ekron shall

tion: they shall drive out Ashdod 1 Kings x, 11. And the navy also

Exod. xv, 14. The people shall be rooted up. Woe unto the inof Hirann, that brought gold from hear, and be afraid: sorrow sha! habitants of the sea-coasts, the Ophir, brought in from Ophir tako hold on the inhabitants of nation of the Cherethites! the word great plenty of almug-trees, and Palestina.

of the LORD is against you; O precious stones.

Josh. xiii, 2. This is the land Canaan, the land of the Philistines, 1 Chron. xxix, 4. Even three that yet remaineth; all the borders I will even destroy thee, that thousand talents of gold, of the of the Philistines, and all Geshuri. there shall be no inhabitant. gold of Ophir, and seven thousand Judges iii, 31. And after him

Zech. ix, 5, 6. Ashkelon shall see talents of refined silver, to overlay was Shamgar the son of Anath, it, and fear; Gaza also shall see it, the walls of the houses withal. which slew of the Philistines six and be very sorrowful, and Ekron;

Job xxii, 24. Then shalt thou hundred men with an ox goad: and for her expectation shall be ashamlay up gold as dust, and the gold he also delivered Israel.

ed; and the king shall perish from of Ophir as the stones of the 1 Sam. vi, 1, 2, 21. And the ark Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be brooks.

of the LORD was in the country of inhabited. And a bastard shall

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