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thou to the sea, and cast an hook,, tude of fishes. And the other disFISHING

and take up the fish that first ciples came in a little ship; (for

coineth up; and when thou hast they were not far from land, but Cant. vii, 4. Thine eyes like the opened his mouth, thou shalt find as it were two hundred cubits,) fishpools in Heshbon.

a piece of money: that take, and dragging the net with fishes. Isa. xix, 8, 10. The fishers also give unto them for me and thee. shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall lament, led by the sea of Galilee, he saw Marlc i, 16-20. Now as he walk

USED as Food.

Num. xi, 5. We remember the the waters shall languish. And Simon and Andrew his brother fish which we did eat in Egypt they shall be broken in the pur-casting a net into the sea: for they freely; the cucumbers, and the poses thereof, all that make

were fishers. And Jesus said un- melons, and the leeks, and the sluices and ponds for fish.

to them, Come ye after me, and I onions, and the garlick.

will make you to become fishers Jer. xvi, 16. Behold, I will send of men. And straightway they

Luke xxiv, 42. And they gave for many fishers, saith the Lord, forsook their nets, and followed him a piece of a broiled fish, and and they shall fish them; and after him. And when he had gone a

of an honeycomb. will I send for many hunters, and little farther thence, he saw James

John xxl, 9, 10, 12, 13. As soon they shall hunt them from every the son of Zebedee, and John his then as they were come to land, mountain, and from every hili, brother, who also were in the ship they saw a fire of coals there, and and out of the holes of the rocks.

bread, mending their nets. And straight-fish laid thereon, and Ezek. xlvil, 10. And it shall come

way be called them and they Jesus saith unto them, Bring of to pass, that the fishers shall stand left their father Zebedee in the the fish which ye have now upon it from En-gedi even unto ship with the hired servants, and caught. Jesus saith unto them, went after him.

Come and dine. And none of the En-eglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish Luke v, 2-11. And saw two disciples durst ask him, who art shall be according to their kinds, ships standing by the lake: but thou? knowing that it was the as the fish of the great sea, ex

Jesus then cometh, and
the fishermen were gone out of taketh bread, and giveth them,
ceeding many.
them, and were washing their

and fish likewise.
Amos iv, 2. The Lord God hath nets. And he entered into one of
sworn by his holiness, that, lo, prayed him that he would thrust
the ships, which was Simon's, and

the days shall come upon you, I out a little from the land. And
that he will take you away with he sat down, and taught the peo. he built

2 Chr. xxxiii, 14. Now after this

wall without the city of hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.

ple out of the ship. Now when he David, on the west side of Gihon,

had left speaking, he said unto in the valley, even to the entering Hab. i, 14-17. And makest men Simon, Launch out into the deep, in at the fish gate, and compassed as the fishes of the sea, as the and let down your nets for å about Ophel, and raised it up a creeping things, that have no ruler draught. And Simon answering very great height, and put cap, over them? They take up all of said unto him, Master, we have tains of war in all the fenced them with the angle, they catch toiled all the night, and have taken cities of Judah. them in their net, and gather them nothing; nevertheless at thy word in their drag: therefore they re-I will let down the net.

Neh. iil, 3. But the fish gate did

And the sons of Hassenaah build, who Joico and are glad. Therefore when they had this done, they in- also laid the beams thereof, and they sacrifice unto their net, and closed a great multitude of fishes: set up the doors thereof, the locks burn incense unto their drag; be- and their net brake. And they thereof, and the bars thereof. cause by them their portion is fat, beckoned unto their partners, and their meat plenteous. Shall which were in the other ship, that

Neh. xii, 39. And from above they therefore empty their net, they should come and help them.

the gate of Ephraim, and above and not spare continually to slay And they came, and filled both the old gate, and above the fish the ships, so that they began to and the tower of Meah, even unto

gate, and the tower of Hananeel, Matth. iv, 18-20. And Jesus, sink. When Simon Peter saw it, the sheep gate: and they stood walking by the sea of Galileo, saw he fell down at Jesus' knees, says still in the prison gate. two brethren, Simon called Peter, ing, Depart from me; for I am a and Andrew his brother, casting sinful man, O Lor or he was Zeph. 1, 10. And it shall come a net into the sea: for they were astonished, and all that were with to pass in that day, saith the LORD, fishers. And he saith unto them, him, at the draught of the fishes tiiat there shall be the noise of a Follow me, and I will make you which they had taken: And so cry from the fish gate, and an fishers of men. And they straight was also James, and John, the howling from the second, and a way left their nets and followed sons of Zebedee, which were great crashing from the hills. him.

partners with Simon. ' And Jesus
Matth. xill, 47-50. Again, the said unto Simon, Fear not; from

kingdom of heaven is like unto a henceforth thou shalt catch men.
net, that was cast into the sea, and And when they had brought their

Gen.vil,8,21. Of clean beasts, and gathered of every kind: Which, ships to land, they forsook all, and of beasts that are not clean, and when it was full, they drew to followed him.

of fowls, and of every thing that shore, and sat down, and gathered

John xxi, 3, 6, 8. Simon Peter creepeth upon the earth, And all the good into vessels, but cast the saith unto them. I go a fishing. flesh died that moved upon the bad away. So shall it be at the They say unto him, We also go earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, end of the world: the angels shall with thee. They went forth, and and of beasts, and of every creepcome forth, and sever the wicked entered into a ship immediately; ing thing that creepeth upon the from among the just, And shall and that night they caught noth-earth, and every man: cast them into the furnace of fire: ing. And he said unto them, Gen. viii, 17, 19. Bring forth with there shall be wailing and gnash-Cast the net on the right side of thee every living thing that is ing of teeth.

the ship, and ye shall find. They with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, Matth. xvil, 27. Notwithstanding, cast therefore, and now they were and of cattle,

and of every creep lost we should offend them, gol not able to draw it for the multi-l ing thing that creepeth upon the


earth; that they may breed abund- Jaws, and I will cause the fish of Jonah lv, 7. But God prepared antly in the earth, and be fruitful, thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, a worm when the morning rose and multiply upon the earth. and I will bring thee up out of the the next day, and it smote the Every beast, every creeping thing, midst of thy rivers, and all the gourd that it withered. and every fowl, and whatsoever fish of thy rivers shall stick unto creepeth upon the earth, after thy scales. And I will leave theo their kinds, went forth out of the thrown into the wilderness, thee and no man; a reproach of men,

Ps. xxii, 6. But I am a worm, and all the fish of thy rivers: thcuand despised of the people. Ezek, vill, 10. So I went in and shalt fall upon the open felds;

Isa. xli, 14. Fear not, thou worm saw; and behold every form of thou shalt not be brought together, creeping things, and abominable nor gathered: I have given thee Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will beasts, and all the idols of the for meat to the beasts of the field help thee, saith the LORD, and thy house of Israel, pourtrayed upon and to the fowls of the heaven. redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. the wall round about.

Mal. 1, 3. And I hated Esau, and forth, and 'look upon the carcases

Isa. Ixvi, 24. And they shall go laid his mountains and his heritage of the men that have transgressed DRAGON

waste for the dragons of the wild against me: for their worm shall Deut. xxxii, 33. Their wine is

derness. the poison of dragons, and the

not die, neither shall their fire be cruel venom of asps.

Rev. xii, 3, 4. And there appear; quenched; and they shall be an P3. xliv, 19. Though thou hast behold a great red dragon, having

ed another wonder in heaven; and abhorring unto all flesh. SO broken us in the place of dra- seven heads

Micah vil, 17. . . . They shall

ten horns, and gons, and covered us with the seven crowns upon his heads. of the earth: they shall be afraid of

move out of their holes like worms shadow of death.

And his tail drew the third part the LORD onr God, and shall fear Ps. lxxiv, 13. Thou didst divide of the stars of heaven, and did cast because of thee. the sea by thy strength: thou them to the earth: and the dragon brakost the heads of the dragons stood before the woman which

Mark ix, 44. Where their worm in the waters.

was ready to be delivered, for to dieth not, and the fire is not Ps. xci, 13. Thou shalt tread up- devour her child as soon as it was quenched. on the lion and adder: the young

born. lion and the dragon shalt thou


SERPENT. trample under feet.

Exod. viii, 2. And if thon refuse Gen. iii. 1. Now the serpent was Isa, xiii. 22. And the wild beasts to let them go behold, I will smite more subtile than any beast of the

field which the LORD God had of the islands shall cry in their all thy borders with frogs. desolate houses, and dragons in 13. lxxviii, 45. * * * And frogs,

made. And he said tato the their pleasant palaces: and her which destroyed them.

woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye time is near to come, and her days Ps. cv, 30. Their land brought

shall not eat of every tree of the shall not be prolonged.

garden? forth frogs in abundance, in the Isa, XXXV, 7. ** In the habi-chambers of their kings.

E.cod. iv, 3. And he said, Cast it tation of dragons, where each lay,

Rev. xvi, 13. And I saw three

on the ground, and it became a shall be grass with reeds and unclean spirits like frogs come out serpent; and Moses fled from berushes.

of the mouth of the dragon, and Isa. 11, 9. Awake, awake, put on out of the mouth of the beast, and

Num. xxi, 6-9. And the LORD thy strength, o arm of the Lord; out of the mouth of the false pro- ple, and they bit the people; and

sent fiery serpents among the peoawake, as in the ancient days, in phet. the generations of old. Art thou HORSE LEECH.

much people of Israel died. not it that hath cut Rahab, and Prov. xxx, 15. The horseleech Moses, and said, We have sinned,

Therefore the people came to wounded the dragon?

hath two daughters, crying, Give, for we have spoken against the Jer. ix, 11. And I will make Jer- sive. There are three things that LORD, and against thee; pray unto usalem heaps, and a den of dra- are never satisfied, yea, four the Lord, that he take away the gons; and I will make the cities of things say not, It is enough.

serpents from us. And Moses Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.


prayed for the people. And the

LORD said unto Moses, Make thee Jer. x, 22. Behold, the noise of Exod. xvi, 20, 24. Notwithstand-a flery serpent, and set it upon a the bruit is come, and a great ing they hearkened not unto pole: and it shall come to pass, commotion out of the north coun- Moses; but some of them left of it that every one that is bitten, when try, to make the cities of Judah until the morning, and it bred he looketh upon it, shall live. And desolate, and a den of dragons. worms, and stank: and Moses was Moses made a serpent of brass,

Jer. xlix, 33. And IIazor shall wroth with them. And they laid and put it upon a pole, and it be a dwelling for dragons, and a it up till the morning, as Moses

came to pass, that if a serpent had desolation for ever: there shall no bade: and it did not stink, neither bitten any man, when he beheld man abide there, nor any son of was there any worm therein.

the serpent of brass, he lived. man dwell in it.

Job vii, 5. My flesh is clothed

Deut. viii, 15. Who led theo Jer. II, 37. And Babylon shall with worms and clods of dust; my through that great and terriblo become heaps, a dwellingplace for skin is broken, and become loath wilderness, wherein were fiery dragons, an astonishment, and an some.

serpents, and scorpions, and hissing, without an inhabitant. Job xvii, 14. I have said to cor- drought. * Ezek. xxix, 3-5. Spcak, and say, ruption, Thou art my father to

2 Kings xviil, 4. He removed Thus saith the Lord Gop; Behold, the worm, Thou art my mother, the high places, and brake the I am against thee, Pharaoh king and my sister.

images, and cut down the groves, of Egypt, the great dragon that Job xxiv, 20. The womb shall and brake in pieces the brasen lieth in the midst of his rivers, forget him; the worm shall feed serpent that Moses had made: for which hath said, My river is mine sweetly on him; he shall be no unto those days the children of own, and I have made it for my- more remembered; and wickedness Israel did burn incense to it; and Relf.' But I will put hooks in thy I shall be broker as a tree.

he called it Nehushtan.

Job xxvi, 13. By his spirit he CHARMING OF THEM.

Lev. xx, 24. But I have said unhath garnished the heavens; his Ps. lviii, 4, 5. Their poison is to you, Ye shall inherit their land, hand hath formed the crooked like the poison of a serpent: they and I will give it unto you to serpent.

are like the deaf adder that possess it, a land that floweth Eccles. x, 8. He that diggeth a stoppeth her ear; which will not with milk and honey: I am the pit shall fall into it; and whoso hearken to the voice of charmers, LORD your God, which have breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall charming never so wisely.

separated you from other people. bite him. Eccles. x, 11. Surely the serpent

Num. xvi, 12-14. And Moses will bite without enchantment; sent to call Dathan and Abiram, Gen. xlix, 17. Dan shall be a and a babbler is no better. the sons of Eliab: which said, Wo serpent by the way, an adder in

Jer. viii, 17. For, behold, I will will not come up: 18 it a small the path, that biteth the horse send serpents, cockatrices, among thing that thou hast brought us heels, so that his rider shall fall you, which will not be charmed, up out of a land that floweth

with backward.

and they shall bite you, saith the milk and honey, to kill us in the Isa. xi, 8. And the sucking child LORD.

wilderness, except thou make thyshall play on the hole of the asp,

self altogether a prince over us? SNAIL

Moreover thou hast not brought and the woined child shall put his

Ps. Iviii, 8. As a snail which us into a land that floweth with hand on the cockatrico' den.

melteth, let every one of them pass milk and honey, or given us inAmos v, 19. As if a man did flee away: like the untimely birth of a heritance of fields and vineyards: from a lion, and a bear met him; woman that they may not see the wilt thou put out the eyes of these or went into the house, and leaned sun.

men? we will not come up: his hand on the wall, and a serpent

VIPER bit him.

Deut. xxxii, 13.

And he Acts xxviii, 3. And when Paul made him to suck honey out of Amos ix, 3. And though they had gathered a bundle of sticks, the rock, and oil out of the flinty hide themselves in the top of and laid them on the fire, there rock. Carmel, I will search and take came a viper out of the heat, and them out thence; and though they fastened on his hand.

1 Sam. xiv, 25, 26. And all they

of the land came to a wood; and be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I com

there was honey upon the ground. INSECTS.

And when the people were como mand the serpent, and he shall bite them.


into the wood, Behold, the honey Micale vii, 17. They shall lick thou sluggard; consider her ways, to his mouth: for the people feared

Prov. vi, 6-8. Go to the ant, dropped; but no man put his hand the dust like a serpent. and be wise: Which having no

the oath. Mark xvi, 18. They shall takeup guide, overseer, or ruler, Provid- 2 Sam. xvii, 29. And honey, and serpents, and if they drink any eth her meat in the summer, and batter for David. deadly thing, it shall not hurt gathereth her food in the harvest. them; they shall lay hands on the

1 Kin. xiv, 3. And take with sick, and they shall recover.

Prov. xxx, 25. The ants are a thee ten loaves, and cracknels,

people not strong, yet they pre- and a cruse of honey, and go to Luke x, 19. Behold, I give unto pare their meat in the summer. him; he shall tell thee what shall you power to tread on serpents

become of the child. and scorpions, and over all the


2 Chron. xxxi, 5. And as soon as power of the enemy: and nothing Deut. 1, 44. And the Amorites, the commandment came abroad, shall by any means hurt you. which dwelt in that mountain, the children of Israel brought in THEIR Poison.

came out against you, and chased abundance the first firuits of corn,

you, as bees do, and destroyed you wine, and oil, and honey. .. Deut. xxxii, 24,.30.


in Seir, even unto Hormah. will also send the teeth of beasts

Job xx, 17. He shall not see the upon them, with the poison of ser

Ps. cxviii, 12. They compassed rivers, the floods, the brooks of pents of the dust. How should me about like bees; they are honey and butter.

P3. lxxxi, 16.

And with one chase a thousand, and two put quenched as the fire of thorns: for ten thousand to flight, except

in the name of the Lord I will honey out of the rock should I their Rock had sold them, and the destroy them.

have satisfied thee. Lord had shut them up?

Isa. vii, 18. And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD found among them that said unto

Jer. xli, 8. But ten men were Job xx, 16. He shall suck the shall hiss for the bee that is in the Ishmael, Slay us not:

for we have poison of asps: the viper's tongue land of Assyria. shall slay him.

treasures in the field, of wheat, P3. Iviii, 4. Their poison is like HONEY VERY APUNDANT. and of barley, and of oil, and of the poison of a serpent: they are Gen. xliii, 11. And their father houey. So he forbare, and slew like the deaf adder that stoppeth Israel said unto them, If it must them not among their brethren. her ear.

be so now, do this; take of the best Ezek. xxvii, 17. Judah, and the P3.cxl, 3. They have sharpened fruits in the land in your vessels, land of Israel, they were thy mertheir tongues like a serpent;

and carry down the man a pre- chants: they traded in thy market adders' poison is under their lips. sent, a little balm, and a little wheat of Minnith, and Pannag, Selah. honey. ...

and honey, and oil, and balm. Prov. xxiii, 31, 32. Look not thou down to deliver them out of the Exod. ill, 8. And I am come

USED AS FOOD. upon the wine. At

Exod. xvi, 31. And the taste of the last it biteth like a serpent, bring them up out of th:at land unto it was like wafers made with and stingeth like an adder.

a good land and a large, unto a honey. Isa. lix, 5. They hatch cocka- land flowing with milk and honey; Jud. xiv, 9. And he took there trice' eggs, and weave the spider's unto the place of the Canaanites, of in his hands, and went on entweb: he that eateth of their eggs and the Hittites, and the Amorites, ing, and came to his father and dieth, and that which is crushed and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, mother, and he gave them, and breaketh out into a viper. and the Jebusites.

they did eat; but be told not them

that he had taken the honey out , strange woman drop as an honey- the locusts. Thou hast multiplied of the carcase of the lion.

comb, and her mouth is smoother thy merchants above the stars of 1 Sam. xiv, 27, 29, 43. But Jonathan oil,

heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, than heard 'not when his father Prov. xvi, 24. Pleasant words and fleeth away. charged the people with the oath: are as an honeycomb, sweet to wherefore he put forth the end of the soul, and health to the bones.

FLEA. the rod that was in his hand, and

Çant. iv, 11. Thy lips, O my

1 Sam. xxiv, 14. After whom is dipped it in an honeycomb, and spouse, drop as the honeycomb: the king of Israel.come out?

after put his hand to his mouth; and his honey and milk are under thy whom dost

thou pursue? after a eyes were enlightened. Then said Jonathan, My father hath ments is like the smell of Letongue; and the smell of thy gar- dead dog, after a flea?

1 Sam. xxvi, 20. Now therefore, troubled the land: see, I pray banon.

let not my blood fall to the earth you, how mine eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a

Ezek. iii, 3. And he said unto before the face of the LORD; for little of this honey. Then Saui me, Son of man, cause thy belly the king of Israel is come out to said to Jonathan, Tell me what to eat, and fill thy bowels with seek a flea, as when one doth thou hast done. 'And Jonathan this roll that I give thee. Then hunt a partridge in the moun

tains. told him, and said, I did but taste did I eat it; and it was in my

FLY. a little honey with the end of the mouth as honey for sweetness. rod that was in mine hand, and Rev. x, 9, 10. And I went unto the E.cod. viii, 21, 22. Else, if thou lo, I must die.

angel, and said unto him, Give wilt not let my people go, behold, I Prov. xxiv, 13, 14. My son, eat me the little book. And he said will sendswarms of flies upon thee, thou honey, because it is good; and it shall make thy belly bitter, thy people, and into thy

houses: unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and upon thy servants, and upon to thy taste: So shall the know- but it shall be in thy mouth and the houses of the Egyptians ledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: sweet

as honey. And I took the shall be full of swarms of flies, when thou hast found it, then little book out of the angel's hand, and also the ground whereon

And I will sever in there shall be a reward, and thy and ate it up; and it was in my they are. expectation shall not be cut off.

that day the land of Goshen, in mouth sweet as honey: and as Prov. xxv, 16, 27. Hast thou was bitter. soon as I had eaten it, my belly which my people dwell, that no

swarms of nies shall be there; to found honey? eat so much as is

the end thou mayest know that I sufficient for thee, lest thou be CATERPILLAR AND LOCUST. am the Lord in the midst of the filled therewith, and vomit it. It is not good to eat much honey: so

Ps. lxxviil, 46. He gave also earth.

their increase unto the caterfor men to search their own glory piller, and their labour unto the sorts of flies among, which de

P3. Ixxviii, 45. He sent divers is not glory. locust.

voured them. Prov. xxvii, 7. The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the locusts came, and caterpillers, and came divers sorts of flles, and lice

P3. cv, 34. He spake, and the

Ps. cv, 31. He spake, and there hungry soul every bitter thing is that without number.

in all their coasts. sweet.

Isa. xxxiii, 4. And your spoil Çant. v, 1. I am come into my shall be gathered like the gather- ointment of the apothecary to

Eccles, x, 1. Dead flies cause the garden, my sister, my spouse: Iing of the catterpiller: as the run- send forth a stinking savour: 80 have gathered my myrrh with my ning to and fro of locusts shall he doth a little folly him that is in spice; I have eaten my honey run upon them. comb with my honey; I have

reputation for wisdom and hondrunk my wine with my milk: eat, hath sworn by himself, saying,

Jer. II, 14, 27. The LORD of hosts our. O friends, drink, yea, drink abun

Isa, vii, 18, 19. And it shall dantly, o beloved. Surely I will fill thee with men,

come to pass in that day, that the as with caterpillers; and they Lord shall hiss for the fly that is Isa. vii, 15, 22. Butter and honey shall lift up a shout against thee. in the uttermost part of the shall he eat, that he may know to

Cause the horses to come rivers of Egypt, . . And they refuse the evil, and choose the up as the rough caterpillers. shall come, and shall rest all of good. And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of milk that CANKER-WORM, AND

them in the desolate valley, and

in the holes of the rocks, and upon they shall give that he shall eat


all thorns, and upon all bushes. butter: for butter and honey shall

every one eat that is left in the

Joel i, 4. That which the pal-

hath left hath the Matth. xxiii, 24. Ye blind guides, Matth. iii, 4. And the same John locust eaten; and that which the which strain at a gnat, and swalhad his raiment of camel's hair, locust hath left hath the canker- low a camel. and a leathern girdle about his worm eaten; and that which the loins; and his meat was locusts cankerworm hath left hath the

GRASSHOPPER. and wild honey. caterpiller eaten.

Amos vii, 1. Thus hath the Luke xxiv, 42. And they gave

Joel il, 25. And I will restore to Lord God shewed unto me; and, him a piece of a broiled fish, and you the years that the locust hath behold, he formed grasshoppers of an honey-comb.

eaten, the cankerworm, and the in the beginning of the shooting ALLUSIONS TO ITS SWEETNESS. caterpiller, and the palmerworm, up of the latter growth; and, lo, it

Ps. xix, 10. More to be desired my great army which I sent was the latter growth' after the are they than gold, yea, than much among you.

king's mowings. fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Nahum iii, 15, 16. There shall the fire devour thee; the sword

NUMBER. Ps. cxix, 103. How sweet are shall cut thee ofr, it shall eat Jud. vi, 5. For they came up thy words unto my taste! yea, thee up like the cankerworm: with their cattle and their tents, sweeter than honey to my mouth. make thyself many as the can- and they came as grasshoppers. Prov. V, 3. For the lips of a kerworm, make thyself many as for multitude.

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Jud. vii, 12. And the Midian/tes shall eat every tree which grow

SPIDER. and the Amalekites and all the eth for you out of the field: And children of the east lay along in they shall fill thy houses, and the be cut off, and whose trust shall

Job viii, 14. Whose hope shall the valley like grasshoppers for houses of all thy servants, and the be a spider's web. multitude.

houses of all the Egyptians; which Jer. xlvi, 23. They shall cut neither thy fathers, nor thy hold with her hands, and is in

Prov. xxx, 28. The spider taketh down her forest, saith the LORD, fathers' fathers have seen, since though it cannot be searched; the day that they were upon the

kings' palaces. because they are more than the

earth unto this day. And he grasshoppers, and are innumer- turned himself, and went out ANIMALS FOR LABOUR, able. from Pharaoh.

ASS. Nahum iii, 17. Thy crowned are Prov. XXX, 27. The locusts have as the loeusts, and thy captains as no king, yet go they forth all of Abram well for her sake: and he

Gen. xii, 16. And he entreated the great grasshoppers, which them by bands.

had sheep, and oxen, and he asses,. camp in the hedges in the cold P3, cix, 23. I am tossed and menservants, and maidserday, but when the sun ariseth up and down as the locust. they flee away, and their place is

vants, and she asses, and camels. Mark 1, 6.

And he did not known where they are.

Gen. xxil, 3, 5. And Abraham eat locusts and wild honey. rose up early in the morning, and INSIGNIFICANCE.

Rev. ix, 3, 7-10. And there came saddled his ass, and took two of Num. xlii, 33. And there we out of the smoke locusts upon the his young men with him, and saw the giants, the sons of Anak, earth: and unto them was given Isaac his son, and clave the wood which come of the giants: and we power, as the scorpions of the for the burnt offering, and rose up, were in our own sight as grass-earth' have power. And the and went unto tho place of which hoppers, and so we were in their shapes of the locusts were like God had told him. "And Abraham sight.

unto horses prepared unto battle; said unto his young men, Abide Eccles. xii, 5.

And the and on their heads were as it ye here with the ass; and I and grasshopper shall be a burden, were crowns like gold, and their the lad will go yonder and worand desire shall fail.

faces were as the faces of men. ship, and come again to you. Isa. xl, 22. It is he that sitteth And they had hair as the hair of

Gen. xlii, 26. And they laded upon the circle of the earth, and women, and their teeth were as their asses with the corn, and dethe inhabitants thereof are as

the teeth of lions. And they parted thence. grasshoppers. ...

had breastplates, as

it were breastplates of iron; and the sound foal unto the vine, and his ass's

Gen. xlix, 11, 14: Binding his HORNET.

of their wings was as the sound colt unto the choice vine; he Exod. xxiii, 28. And I will send of chariots of many horses run- washed his garments in wine, and hornets before thee, which shall ning to battle. And they had

his clothes in the blood of grapes: drive out the Hivite, the Ca- tails like unto scorpions, and Issachar is a strong ass couching naanite, and the Hittite, from there were stings in their tails: down between two burdens. before thee. and their power was to hurt men

Num. Xvi, 15. And Moses was
Deut. vii, 20.
Moreover the five months.

very wroth, and said unto the LORD thy God will send the hor


LORD, Respect not thou their net among them, until they that ITS SILENT DESTRUCTIVENESS. offering: I have not taken one ass are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed.

Job iv, 19. ... Which are crush- from them, neither have I hurt ed before the moth?

one of them. Josh. xxiv, 12. And I sent the

Job xiii, 28. And he, as a rotten Num. xxil, 25-33. And when the hornet before you, which drave thing, consumeth, as' a garment ass saw the angel of the LORD, she them out from before you, even that is motheaten.

thrust herself unto the wall, and the two kings of the Amorites; but not with thy sword, nor with thy rebukes dost correct man for ini-wall:, and he smote her again,

Ps. xxxix, 11. When thou with crushed Balaam's foot against the bow LICE.

quity, thou makest his beauty to And the angel of the Lord went Exod. viii, 16. And the LORD

consume away like a moth: surely further, and stood in a narrow said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron,

place, where was no way to turn eyery man is vanity. Selah.

Isa. I, 9. Behold, the Lord God left. And when the ass saw the Stretch out thy rod, and smite

either to the right hand or to the the dust of the land, that it may

will help me; who is he that shall become lice throughout all the condemn me? lo, they all shall angel of the LORD, she fell down

under Balaam: and Balaam's land of Egypt.

wax old as a garment; the moth
shall eat them up.

anger was kindled, and he smote

the ass with a staff. And the LOCUST.

Isa. 11, 8. For the moth shall eat LORD opened the mouth of the Exod. x, 3-6. And Moses and them up like a garment, and the ass, and she said unto Balaam, Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, worm shall eat them like wool: What have I done unto thee, that and said unto him, Thus saith but my righteousness shall be for thou has smitten me these three the LORD God of the Hebrews, ever, and my salvation from times? And Balaam said unto the llow long wilt thou refuse to generation to generation.

ass, Because thou hast mocked humble thyself before me? let my Hosea v, 12. Therefore will I be me: I would there were & sword people go, that they may serve unto Ephraim as a moth, and to in mine hand, for now would I kill me. Else, if thou refuse to let my the house of Judah as rottenness. thee. And the ass said unto Be people go, behold, to morrow will Matth. vi, 19. Lay not up for laam, Am not I thine ass, upon I bring the locusts into thy coast: yourselves treasures upon earth, which thou hast ridden ever since And they shall cover the face of where moth and rust doth corrupt, I was thine unto this day? was I the earth, that one cannot be and where thieves break through ever wont to do so unto thee? able to see the earth: and they and steal.

And he said, Nay. Then the shall eat the residue of that James v, 2. Your riches are LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, which is escaped, which remain- corrupted, and your garments are and he saw the

angel of the LORD oth unto you from the hail, and motheaten.

standing in the way, and his sword

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