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him afar off, even into the palace | Isa. XXX, 26. Moreover, the 2 Sam. xxili 4. And he shall be of the high priest: and he sat light of the moon shall be as the as the light of the morning when with the servants, and warmed light of the sun, and the light of the sun riseth, even a morning himself at the fire.

the sun shall be seven-fold, as the without clouds. .....
light of seven days, in the day Job xi, 17. And thine age shall

that the LORD bindeth up the be clearer than the noon-day; II. THE SECOND OR STARRY the stroke of their wound. breach of his people, and healeth thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt

be as the morning. HEAVENS.

Rev. xii, 1. And there appeared Job xxxvili, 12, 13. Hast thou Gen. 1, 6, 7. And God said, Let a great wonder in heaven; a commanded the morning since thy there be a firmament in the midst woman clothed with the sun, and days; and caused the day-spring of the waters, and let it divide the the moon under her feet, and upon to know his place; That it might waters from the waters. Ana her head a crown of twelve stars: take hold of the ends of the earth, God made the firmament, and Rev. XVI, 8. And the fouth angel that the wicked miglit be shaken divided the waters which were poured out his vial upon the sun; out of it? under the firmament, from the and power was given unto him to Ps. Ixv, 8. They also that dwell waters which were above the scorch men with fire.

in the uttermost parts are afraid firmament: and it was so.

at thy tokens: thou makest the Job xxxvII, 18. Hast thou with

REFLECTIONS.

outgoings of the morning and him spread out the sky, which is strong, and as a molten looking thy heavens, the work of thy

Ps. vill, 3, 4. When I consider evening to rejoice.

James i, 11. For the sun is no glass?

fingers, the moon the stars, sooner risen with a burning heat,

which thou hast ordained; What but it withereth the grass, and the THE HEAVENLY BODIES. is man, that thou art mindful of flower thereof falleth, and tho Gen. I, 14–18. And God said, him? and the son of man, that thou grace of the fashion of it perisheth: Let there be lights in the firma visitest him?

80 also shall the rich man fade ment of the heaven, to divide the Ps. xis, 1-4. The heavens declare away in his ways. day from the night; and let them the glory of God; and the firmabe for signs, and for seasons, and ment showeth his handywork.

MERIDIAN. for days, and years: And let them Day unto day uttereth speech,

Gen. xviil, 1. And the LORD apbe for lights in the firmament of and night unto night showeth peared unto him in the plains of the heaven, to give light upon the knowledge. There is no speech Mamre: and be sat in the tent earth: and it was so. And God nor language where their voice is door in the heat of the day. made two great lights; the greater not heard. Their line is gone out Exod. xvi, 21. ..... And when light to rule the day, and the through all the earth, and their the sun waxed hot, it (manna] lesser light to rule the night: he words to the end of the world. ... melted. made the stars also. And God

Ps.xcvil, 6. The heavens declare 1 Sam. xi, 9, 11. And they said set them in the firmament of the beaven, to give light upon the his righteousness, and all the unto the messengers that came,

Thus shall ye say unto the men of earth. And to rule over the day people see his glory.

Ps. cxxxvi, 7-9. To him that time the sun be hot, ye shall have

Jabesh-gilead, To-morrow, by that the light from the darkness: and made great lights: for his mercy help. And the messengers camo God saw that it was good. endureth for ever: The sun to

and shewed it to the men of JaP3. xix, 5, 6. Which (the sun] 18 rule by day: for his mercy endur; besh; and they were glad. And it as a bridegroom coming out of stars to rule by night: for his put the people in three companies

was so on the morrow, that Saul his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His mercy endureth for ever.

and they came into the midst of going forth is from the end of the Ps. cxlviii, 3-5. Praise ye him, the host in the morning-watch, heaven, and his circuit unto the sun and moon: praise him, all ye and slew the Ammonites until the ends of it. ...

stars of light. Praise him, ye heat of the day... Ps. civ, 19. He appointed the heavens of treavens, and ye waters 2 Sam. iv, 5. And the sons of moon for seasons; the sun know that be above the heaveus. Let Rimmon the Beeruthite, Rechab eth his going down.

them praise the name of the and Baanah, went, and came about 1 Çor. xv, 40, 41. There are also LORD: for he, commanded, and the heat of the day to the house of celestial bodies, and bodies ter- they were created.

Ish-bosheth, who lay on a bed at restrial: but the glory of the Prov. xxv, 3. The heaven for noon. celestial is one, and the glory of height, and the earth for depth, P3. xix, 6. And there is the terrestrial is another. There and the heart of kings is unsearch: nothing hid from the heat thereof is one glory of the sun, and able.

Isa. iv, 6. And there shall be a another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one LORD, If heaven above can be time from the heat, and for a place

Jer. XXXI, 37. Thus saith the tabernacle for a shadow in the day. star differeth from another star measured, and the foundations of of refuge, and for a covert from in glory.

the earth searched out beneath, storin and from rain.

I will also cast off all the seed of Matth. xx, 12. Saying, these last Ps. Ixxii, 5, 7. They shall fear Israel for all that they have done, have wrought out one hour, and thee as long as the sun and moon saith the LORD.

thou hast made them equal unto endure, throughout all genera

us, which have borue the burden tions. In his days shall the right

SUNRISE.

and heat of the day. eous flourish; and abundance of Gen. xix, 23. The sun was rigen Rev. i, 16. ... And his (Christ's] peace so long as the moon endur- upon the earth when Lot entered countenance was as the sun shineth. into Zoar,

eth in his strength. Ps. cxxi. 6. The sun shall not Gen. xxxi1,31. And as he (Jacob) smite thee by day, nor the moon passed over Penuel the sun roso

SUNSET. by night upon him..

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that, when the sun went down, and Jer. XXXI, 35. Thus saith the in the month Nigin, in the twenit was dark, behold a smoking LORD, which giveth the sun for a tieth year of Artaxerxes furnace, and a burning lamp that light by day, and the ordinances king, that wine was before him: passed between those pieces. of the inoon and of the stars for a and I took up the wine, and gavo Gen. XXVIII, 11. And he lighted light by night, which

divideth the it unto the king. upon a certain place, and tarried sea when the waves thereof roar; there all night, because the sun The LORD of hosts is his name.

ZIF. was set; and be took of the stones

Luke xi, 34-36. The light of the

1 Kings vi, 1. And it came to of that place, and put them for his body is the eye: therefore, when pass in the four hundred and pillows, and lay down in that thine eye is single, thy whole body eightieth year after the children place to sleep.

also is full of light; but when thine of Israel were come out of the Josh. 1, 4. From the wilderness eye is evil, thy body also is full of land of Egypt, in the fourth year and this Lebanon, even unto the that the light which is in thee be the month Zif, which is the second

Take heed therefore of Solomon's reign over Israel, in all the land of the Hittites, and not darkness. If thy whole body month, that he began to build the anto the great sea toward the therefore be full of light, having house of the LORD. going down of the sun, shall be no part dark, the whole shall be

full of light, as when the bright your coast.

Sivan. shining of a candle doth give thee Judges xiy, 18. And the men of light,

Esther vill, 9. Then were the the city said unto him on the

king's scribes called at that time seventh day, before the sun went

in the third mouth, (that is, the down, What is sweeter than John v, 35. He was a burning month Sivan.) on the three and boney.

and a shining light; and ye were twentieth day thereof, 2 Sam. Ili, 35. And when all willing for a season to rejoice in the people came to cause David his light.

ELUL to eat meat while it was yet day, Eph. v, 13. But all things that Neh. vi, 15. So the wall was David sware, saying, So do Godio are repraved are made mani. Inished in the twenty and fifth me, and more also, if I taste bread, fest by the light: for whatsoever day of the month Elul, in fifty or aught else, till the sun be down. doth make manifest is light. and two days. Jer. xv, 9. She that hath born 1 Thess. v, 5. Ye are all the

ETHANIM. seven languisheth: she hath given children of light, and the children up the ghost; her sun is gone of the daywe are not of the 1 Kings viii, 2. And all the men done while it was yet day; she night, nor of darkness.

of Israel, assembled themselves hath been ashamed and confound

unto king Solomon at the feast in

DAY AND NIGIIT. the month Ethanim, which is the Amos viii, 9. And it shall come Gen. 1, 5, 8. And God called the seventh month. to pass in that day, salth the Lord light Day, and the darkness he

BUL. God, that I will cause the sun to called Night. And the evening go down at noon, and I will darken and the morning were the first

1 Kings vi, 38. And in the the earth in the clear day.

day. And God called the firma- eleventh year, in the month Bul,

ment Heaven, And the evening (which is the eighth month.) was
LIGHT.

and the morning were the second the house finished throughout all
day.

the parts thereof, and according
Gen. I, 4,5. And God saw the
light, that it was good: and God night into day: the light is short

Job xvii, 12. They change the to all the fashion of it. divided the light from the darkbecause of darkness.

CHSLEU. ness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called

Ps. Ixxiv, 16. The day is thine, Neh.1, 1. The words of Nehemiah

the son of Hachaliah. And it Night. And the evening and the the night also is thine. morning were the first day.

Eccles. 1, 6. The sun also

came to pass in the month Chisleu, Job xxiv, 13. They are of those ariseth, and the sun goeth down, in the twentieth year, as I was in

Shusban the palace. that rebel against the light; they and hasteth to his place where he know not the ways thereof, nor

TEBETH. abide in the paths thereof.

Jer. xiii, 16. Give glory to the

Esther il, 16. So Esther was Job xxxvii, 15. Dost thou know LORD your God, before he cause taken unto king, Ahasuerus, into caused the light of his cloud to darkness, and before your

feet his house - royal, in the tenth shine?

stumble upon the dark mountains, month, (which is the month

and, while ye look for light, he Tebeth,) in the seventh year of Job xxxviil

, 19-21. Where is the turn it into the shadow of death, his reign. way where light dwelleth? and as and make it gross darkness. for darkness, where is the place

SEBAT. thereof, That thou shouldest take

John is, 4. I must work the

Zech. I, 7. Upon the four and it to the bound thereof, and that works of him that sent me, while thou shouldest know the paths to it is day: the night cometh, when twentieth day of the eleventh

month, which is the month Sebat, the house thereof? Knowest thou no man can work.

in the second year of Darius, camo it, because thou wast then barn? John xi, 9. Jesus answered, Are the word of the LORD' unto or because the number of thy days there not twelve hours in the Zechariah the son of Barachiah, is great?

day? If any man walk in the day, the son of Iddo the prophet, Ps. Lxxiv, 16. The day is thine, he stumbleth not, because he seethi saying. the night also is thine; thou hast the light of this world.

ADAB. prepared the light and the sun.

MONTHS. Eccles. xi, 7. Truly the light is

Esther 111,7. In the first month,

(that is, the month Nisan) in the sweet, and a pleasant thing it is

NISAN OR ABIB.

twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, for the eyes to behold the sun. Neh, il, 1. And it came to pass they cast Pur, that is, the lot, be

arose.

fore Haman, from day to day, and TIEAVENLY BODIES AS Rev. vill, 12. And the fourth from month to month, to the OBJECTS OF WORSHIP. angel sounded, and the third part twelfth month, that is, the month

of the sun was smitten, and the

(See under IDOLS.) Adar.

third part of the moon, and the

third part of the stars; so as the STARS. HEAVENLY BODIES

third part of them was darkened, Gen. XV, 6. And he brought him DARKENED OR PUT OUT. and the day shone not for a third forth abroad, and said, Look now

Isa. xlil, 10. For the stars of part of it, and the night likewise. toward heaven, and tell the stars, heaven, and the constellations if thou be able to number them. thereof, shall not give their light:

NIGHT AND DARKNESS. And he said unto him, So shall the sun shall be darkened in his Job v, 14. They meet with darkthy seed be.

going forth, and the moon shall ness in the day-time, and grope in Judges v, 20. They fought from not cause her light to shine. the poon-day as in the night. heaven; the stars in their courses Isa. xxiv, 23. Then the moon Job vii, 4. When I lie down, I fought against Sisera.

shall be confounded, and the sun say, When shall I arise, and the Neh. Iv, 21. So we laboured in ashamed, when the Lord of hosts night be gone? .. the work: and half of them held shall reign in mount Zion, and in

Job xv, 30. He shall not depart tho spears from the rising of the Jerusalem, and before his ancienis out of darkness: the flame shall morning till the stars appeared. Gloriously.

dry up his branches, and by the Job iil, 9. Let the stars of the Isa. li, 6. Lift up your eyes to breath of his mouth shall he go twilight thereof be dark. .... the heavens, and look upon the away. Job 1x, 7, 9. Which commandeth earth beneath; for the heavens

Job xxxv, 20. Desire not the the sun, and it riseth not, and shall vanislı away like smoke, and night, when people are cut off in sealeth up the stars; Which

the earth shall wax old like a gar- their place. maketh Arcturus, Orion, and ment, and they that dwell therein

Ps. civ, 20. Thou makest darkPielades, and the chambers of the shall die in like manner; but my ness, and'it is night..... Eouth,

be , Job xxii, 12. Is not God in the

Prov. vii, 9. In the twilight, in righteousness shall not be abolished.

the evening, in the black and dark height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they no more thy light by day; neither

Isa. Ix, 19, 20. The sun shall be night.

Isa. vill, 22. And they shall look are!

for brightness shall ihe moon give unto the earth; and behold trouble Job xxvi. 13. By his Spirit he light unto thee: but the Lord shall and darkness, dimness of anguish; hath garnished the heavens, his hand hath formed the crooked and thy God th y glory. Thy sun ness.

be unto thee an everlasting light, and they shall be driven to darkserpent.

shall no more go down; neither Isa. xvi, 3. Take counsel, exeJob xxxvili, 31-33. Canst thou shall thy moon withdraw itself: cute judgment; make thy shadow bind the sweet influences of for the LORD shall be thine ever- as the night in the midst of the Pleiades, or loose the bands of lasting light, and the days of thy noon-day; hide the outcasts; bem Orion? Canst thou bring forth mourning shall be ended.

wray not him that wandereth. Mizzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his

Jer. x, 2. Thus saith the LORD, Isa. xxi, 12. Tbe watch man sons? Kuowest thou the ordin- Learn not the way of the heathen, said, The morning cometh, and ances of heaven? canst thou set and be not dismayed at the signs also the night: if ye will enquire, the dominion thereof in the of heaven; for the heathen are enquire ye, return, come. earth? dismayed at them.

Jer. iv, 23. I beheld the earth, P8. cxlvil, 4. Ile telleth the

Ezek. xxxii, 7, 8. And when I and, lo, it was without form and number of the stars; he calleth shall put thee out, I will cover the void; and the heavens, and they them all by their names.

heaven, and make the stars there had no light. Jer. xxxi, 35. Thus saith the a cloud, and the moon shall not brought me into darkness, but not of dark; I will cover the sun with

Lam. iii, 2. He hath led me, and LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of lights of heaven will I make dark

give her light.

All the bright into light. the moon and of the stars for a over thee, and set darkness upon maketb the seven stars and Orion,

Amos y, 8, 18, 20. Scek him that light by night.

thy land, saith the Lord God. Matth. 11, 9, 10. When they had

and turneth the shadow of death hearil the king, they departed; before them; the heavens shall day dark with night. .:: W00 Joel ii, 10. The earth shall quake into the morning,

and maketh the and, lo, the star, which they saw tremble: the sun and the moon in the east, went before them, till shall be dark, and the stars shall the LORD! to what end is it for

unto you that desire the day of it came and stood over where the withdraw their shining. young child was. When they saw

you? the day of the LORD is darkthe star, they rejoiced with ex

Jod lii, 15. The sun and the ness, and not light. Shall not the ceeding great joy.

moon shall be darkened, and the day of the LORD be darkness, and

stars shall withdraw their shining. not light? even very dark, and no Dan. viii, 10. And it waxed Amos vill, 9. And it shall come brightness in it? great, even to the host of heaven; to pass in that day, saith the Lord Micah iii, 6. Therefore night and it cast down some of the host God, that I will cause the sun to shall be unto you, that ye shall and of the stars to the ground, go down at noon, and I will darken not have a vision; and it shall be and stamped upon them. the ear:b in the clear day.

dark unto you, that ye shall not Jude 13. Raging waves of the Mark xiii, 24, 25. Bnt in those divine; and the sun shall go down sea, forming out their own shame; days, after that tribulation, the over the prophets, and the day wandering stars, to whom is re- sun shi be darkened. and the

shall be dark over them. served the blackness of darkness moon shall not give her light, And

John xi, 10. But if a man walk for ever.

the stars of heaven shall fall, and in the night, he stumbleth, beRev. 11, 28. And I will give him the powers that are in heaven cause there is no light in him. the morning star. shall be shaken.

Rom. xiit, 12. The night is far

spent, the day is at hand: let us heaven and heaven of heavens, was received up into heaven, and therefore cast off the works of cannot contain bim? wlio am I sat on the right hand of God. darkness, and let us put on the then, that I should build him an John i, 51. And he saith unto armour of light.

house, save only to burn sacrifice him, Verily, verily, I say unto 1 Thess. v, 5. Yearo all the chil- before bim?

you, Ilereafter ye shall seo dren of light and the children of Ps. Ixviii, 33. To bim that rideth heaven open, and the angels of the day: we are not of the night, upon the heavens of heavens, God ascending and descending nor of darkness.

which were of old; lo, he doth send upon the Son of man. Rev. xxi, 25. And the gates of it out his voice, and that a mighty

John ili, 31. He that cometh shall not be sliut at all by day; for voice.

from above is above all; lie that there shall be no night there. Ps. exlviii, 4. Praise him, ye is of the earth is earthly, and

heavens of heavens, and' ye speaketh of the earth: le that NIGHT DIVIDED INTO

waters that be above the heavens. cometh from heaven is above all. WATCHES.

Acts iil, 21. Whom the heaven TIIE SCENE OF GOD'S

must receive until the times of E.cod. xiv, 24. And it came to pass that in the morning watch GLORY, AND TIIE ABODE OF restitution of all things, which the LORD looked unto the host of CHRIST, ANGELS, AND God hath spoken by the month the Egyptians. ...

SAINTS.

of all his holy proplets since the

world began. Judges vil, 19. So Gideon, and

2 Kings il, 1. And it came to the hundred men that were with pass, when the LORD would take

Acts vií, 56. And said, Behold, him,

came unto the outside of the up Elijah into heaven by a whirl- I see the heavens opened, and the camp, in the beginning of the wind, ibat Elijah went with Elisha Son of men standiug on the right middle watch......

hand of God. from Gilgal. I's. cxix. 148. Mine eyes prevent Ps. 11. 4. He that sitteth in the

Gal. i. 8. But thongh we, or an the night-watches, that I might heavens shall laugh: the Lord angel from heaven, preach any meditate in thy word. shall have them in derision.

other gospel unto you than that Matth. xiv, 25. And in the fourth

which we have preaclied unto

Ps. vill, 1. O LORD Our Lord, watch of the night Jesus went how excellent is thy name in ali sou, let him be accursed. unto them, walking on the sea. the earth! who hast set thy glory

Eph. iii, 15. Of whom the whole Matth. xxiv, 43. But know this, above the heavens.

family in heaven and earth is

named. that if the goodman of the house Ps. Ixxiii, 25. Whom have I in had known in what watch the heaven but theet .....

Colos. 1, 5. For the lope which thief would coine, he would have

is laid up for you in lieaven, welched, and would not have heavens:' he hath done whatso-word of the truth of the gospel.

P3. cxv, 3. But our God is in the whereof ye heard before in the suffered his house to be broken up.ever he hath pleased. Jark xill, 35. Watch ye thereP3. cxxiii, 1. Unto thee lift I up

Heb. ix, 24. For Christ is not fore; for ye know not when the mine eyes, ' o thou that dwellest entered into the holy places made mister of the house cometh, at in the heaveus.

with hands, which are the figures even, or at midniglit, or at the cock-crowing, or in the morning.

Ps. cxxxix, 8. If I ascend up into now to appear in the presence of

of the true; but into heaven itself, heaven, thou art there. .... Luke xil, 38. And if he shall

God for us.

Matth. v, 12. Rejoice, and be come in the second watch, or come exceeding glad; for great is your sion of me in my bonds, and took

Heb. x, 34. For ye had compasin the third watch, and find them reward in heaven: for so perse- joyfully the spoiling of your goods, so, blessed are those servants. cuted they the prophets which knowing in yourselves that ye

were before you. III.

Lave in heaven a better and an

Matth. vl, 10. ... Thy will be enduring substance. THE THIRD HEAVENS. done in earth, as it is in heaven.

1 Peter 1, 4. To an inheritance 1 Kings viii, 27. But will God Matth. xviii, 10. Take heed that incorruptible, and undefiled, and indeed dwell on the earth? Be- ye despise not one of these little that fadeth not away, reserved in hold, the lieaven, and the heaven ones: for I say unto you, That heaven for you. of heavens, cannot contain thee; in heaven their angels do always how much less this house that I behold the face of my Father have builded! which is in heaven.

FOR OTIIER PROPERTIES 2 Chron. ii. 6. But who is able Mark xvi, 19. So then, after the

OF HEAVEN, to build h m an house, seeing the Lord had spoken unto them, do (See under MAN.)

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IDOLATRY. - IDOLS,

1.

Jer. vii, 17, 18. Seest thou not į and that swear by the LORD, and OBJECTS OF IDOLATRY.

what they do in the cities of Ju- that swear by Malcham.

dah, and in the streets of Jerusa1.-THE HEAVENLY lem? The children gather wood, and gave them up to worship the

Acts vii, 42. Then God turned, LUMINARIES.

and the fathers kindle the fire and host of heaven; as it is written in

the women knead their dough, to the book of the prophets, 0 ye Deut. iv, 19. And lest thou lift up make cakes to the queen of house of Israel, have ye offered to thine eyes unto heaven, and when heaven. ... thou seest the sun, and the moon,

me slain beasts and sacrifices by and the stars, even all the host of

Jer. xix, 13. And the houses of the space of forty years in the wilheaven, shouldest be driven to Jerusalem, and the houses of the derness. worship them, and serve them,

kings of Judah, shall be defiled as which the LORD thy God hath the place of Tophet, because of all 2.-IMAGES OR IDOLS. divided unto all nations under the the houses upon whose roofs they

Deut, ix, 12. And the LORD said whole heaven.

have burned incense unto all the unto me, Arise, get thee down

host of heaven, and have poured quickly from hence; for thy people 2 Kings xvii, 16. And they left out drink offerings unto other which thou hast brought forth out all the commandments of the

gods, Lord their God, and made them

of Egypt have corrupted them. molten images, eren two calves, certainly do whatsoever thing aside out of the way which I com

Jer. xliv, 17-19. But we will selves ; they are quickly turned ped all the host of heaven, and south forth out of our own mouth, manded them; they have made served Baal.

to burn incense unto the queen of them a molten image.

heaven, and to pour out drink. 2 Kings xxi, 3,5. For he built up offerings unto her, as we have had restored the eleven hundred

Judges xvil, 3, 4. And when he again the bigh places which Heze, doue, we, and our fathers, our shekels of silver to his mother, his kiah his father had destroyed; and kings, and our princes, in the cities mother said, I had wholly dedihe reared up altars for Baal, and of Judah, and in the streets of cated the silver unto the LORD made a grove, as did Ahab king Jerusalem: for then had we of Israel; and worshipped all the plenty of victuals, and were well,

from my hand for my son, to make host of heaven, and served them. and saw no evil.

a graven image, and a molten And he built altars for all the left off to burn incense to the image: now therefore I will rehost of heaven in the two courts queen of heaven, ard to pour out the money unto his mother; and

store it unto thee. Yet he restored of the house of the LORD.

drink-offerings unto her, we have his mother took two hundred 2 Kings xxiii, 5, 11. And he put wanted all things, and have been shekels of silver, and gave them to down the idolatrous priests, whom consumed by the sword and by the founder, who made thereof a the kings of Judah had ordained the famine. And when we burnt to burn incense in the high places incense to the queen of heaven, and they were in the house of

graven image, and a molten image! in the cities of Judah, and in the and poured out drink-offerings

Micah. places round about Jerusalem; unto her, did we make her cakes them also that burned incense un to worship her, and pour out Isa. xl, 19, 20. The workman to Raal,to the sun and to the moon, drink-offerings unto her, without melteth a graven image, and the and to the planets, and to all the our men.

goldsmith spreadeth it over with host of heaven. And he took Exek. viii, 15, 16. Then said he unto gold, and casteth silver chains. away the horses that the kings of me, Hast thou seen this, o son of He that is so impoverished that he Judah had given

to the sun, at the man? Turn thee yet again, and bath no oblation chooseth a tree entering in of the house of the thou shalt see greater abomina- that will not rot: be seeketh unto LORD, by the chamber of Nathan. tions than these. And he brought him a cunning workman to premelech the chamberlain, which me into the inner court of the pare a graven image, that shall was in the suburbs, and burnt the Lond's house; and, behold, at the not be moved. chariots of the sun with fire. door of the temple of the LORD, Isa. xli, 6, 7. They helped every

2 Chron. xxxii1,3,5. For he built between the porch and the altar, one his neighbour; and every one again the high places which Heze were about five and twenty men, said to his brother, Be of good kiah bis father bad broken down, with their backs toward the temple courage. So the carpenter enand he reared up altars for Baalim of the Lord, and their faces to couraged the goldsmith, and he and made groves, and worshipped ward the east; and they worship- that smootheth with the hammer all the host of heaven, and served ped the sun toward the east. him that smote the anvil, saying, them. And he built altars for

Zeph. I, 4, 5. I will also stretch It is ready for the sodering: and all the host of heaven in the two ont miné hand upon Judah, and be fastened it with Dails, that it courts of the house of the LORD. upon all the inhabitants of Jeru

be . Job xxxi, 26, 28. If I beheld the salem; and I will cut off the rem- Isa. xliv, 12-14. The smith with Bun when it shined, or the moon nant of Baal from this place, and the tongs both worketh in the walking in brightness; This also the name of the Chemarims with coals, and fashioneth it with bamwere an iniquity to be punished by the priests; And them that wor- mers, and worketh it with the the judge; for I should have denied ship the host of heaven upon the strength of his arms: yea, he is the God that is above.

house-tops; and them that worship hungry, and his strength faileth:

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