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drawn in his hand: and ho bowed Jer. xxii, 19. He shall be buried pitcher from her shoulder, and down his head, and fell fat on his with the burial of an ass, drawn said, Drink, and I will give thy face. And the angel of the LORD and cast forth beyond the gates camels drink also: so I drank, and said unto him, Wherefore hast of Jerusalem.

she made the camels drink also. thou smitten thine ass these three

Zech, is, 9. Rejoice greatly, O Gen. xxxi, 31. Now Rachel had times? behold, I went out to with

daughter of Zion; shout. O daugh. taken the images, and put them stand thce, because thy way is

ter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King in the camel's furniture, and sat perverse before me. And the ass

cometh unto thee: he is just, and upon them. And Laban searched saw me, and turned from me these

having salvation; lowly. and rid-1 all the tent, but found them not. three times: unless she had turned

ing upon an ass, and upon a colt | from me, surely now also I had

Gen. xxxvii. 25. And they sat the foal of an ass. slain thee, and saved her alive.

down to eat bread: and they lifted

2 Pet. ii. 16. But was rebuked up their eyes and looked, and, beJudges xv, 16. And Samson said,

for his iniquity: the dumb ass hold, a company of Ishmeelites With the jawbone of an ass, heaps

speaking with man's voice forbad came from Gilead with their upon heaps, with the jaw of an | the madness of the prophet. camels bearing spicery and balm ass havo I slain a thousand men.

and myrrh, going to carry it down Judges xix, 10. But the man


to Egypt. would not tarry that night, but he rose up and departed, and came


Judges vi, 5. ... For both they over against Jebus, which is Jer Job xi, 12. For vain man would

and their camels were without

number: and they entered into the usalem; and there were with him be wise, though man be born like

land to destroy it. two asses saddled, his concubine a wild ass's colt. also was with him.

Job xxiv, 5. Behold, as wild

1 Sam xxx, 17. And David smote

them from the twilight even unto 1 Sam. ix, 3-5. And the asses of asses in the desert, go they forth Kish Saul's father were lost. And to their work; rising betimes for a

| the evening of the next day: and

there escaped not a man of them, Kish said to Saul his son. Take prey: the wilderness yielleth tood

save four hundred young men now one of the servants with thee, for them and for their children. and arise, go seek the asses. And

which rode upon camels, and Aed, | Job xxxix, 5-8. Who hath sent he passed through mount Ephraim, out the wild ass free? or who liath 2 Kings viii, 9. So Hazael went and passed through the land of loosed the bands of the wild ass? | to meet him, and took a present Shalisha, but they found them not: Whose house I have made the with him, even of evew good then they passed through the wilderness, and the barren land | thing of Damascus, forty camels' land of Shalim, and there they were his dwellings. He scorneth tho

burden; and came and stood benot: and he passed through the multitude of the city, neither re- lore him, and s land of the Keniomitee but hav e

the i

m hadaa line of Suri hath

gardeth he the crying of the shadad king of Syria hath sent me found them not. And when they driver. The range of the moun to thee, saying, Shall I recover of were come to the land of Zuph, tains is his pasture, and he search this disease? Saul said to his servant that was eth after every green thing.

1 Chron. v, 21. And they took with him, Come, and let us return;

Isa, xxxii, 14.* .* The forts and away their cattle; of their camels lest my father leave caring for the

towers shall be for dens for ever. fifty thousand, and of sheep two asses, and take thought for us.

a joy of wild asses, a pasture of hundred and fifty thousand, and 1 Sam. x, 2. When thou art de- flocks. flocks.

of asses two thousand, and of men parted from me to day, then thou

Jer, ii, 24. A wild ass used to

an hundred thousand. shalt find two men by Rachel's

the wilderness, that spuffeth up 1 Chron. xxvii, 30. Over the sepulchre in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say

the wind at her pleasure; in her camels also was Obil the Ishmael

occasion who can turn her away?ite. . . . . unto thee, The asses, which thou

all they that seek her will not | Ezra ii, 67. Their camels, fo wentest to seek are found: and, lo,

weary themselves; in her month hundred thirty and five. ..... thy father hath left the care of the

they shall find her. asses, and sorroweth for you, say

Neh, vii, 69. Their camels, four ing, What shall I do for my son?

| Hosca viii, 9. For they are gone hundred thirty and five. ...,

up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by 2 Sam, xvi, 1. 2. And when himself: Ephraim bath hired

Isa, xxx, 6. The burden of the David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant

beasts of the south: into the land lovers.

of trouble and anguish, from of Mephibosheth met him, with a


whence come the young and old couple of asses saddled. And the

lion, the viper and fiery flying king said unto Ziba, What mean USED ON LONG JOURNEYS.

serpent, they will carry their est thou by these? And Ziba said, Gen, xxiv, 11, 19, 20, 31, 46. And riches upon the shoulders of young Tho asses be for the king's house he made his camels to kneel down asses, and their treasures unon hold to ride on....

without the city by a well of w&- the bunches of camels, to a people 2 Sam, xvii. 23. And when I ter at the time of the evenis, that shall no

on Iter at the time of the evening, I that shall not profit them. Ahithophel saw that his conusell even the time that women go out Isa. lx. 6. The multitude of was not followed, he saddled his to draw water. And when she

camels shall cover thee, the droass, and arose, and gat him home had done giving him drink, she

medaries of Midian and Ephah; to his house..... said, I will draw water for thy

all they from Sheba shall come: camels also), until they have done 1 Kings ii, 40. And Shimel

they shall bring gold and incense; drinking. And she hasted, and arose, and saddled his ass...

and they shall shew forth the emptied her pitcher into the 1 Chron. xxvii, 30... And over

praises of the LORD. trough, and ran again unto the the asses was Jehdeiah the Mer. well to draw water, and drew for

Zuck. xxv. 5. And I will make onothite. all his cainels. And he said, Come

Rabbah a stable for camels, and Esra, ii, 67. ... Their asses, six in, thou blessed of the 'LORD;

the Ainmonites & couching place thousand seven hundred and wherefore standest thou withonté | for flocks: and ye shall know that twenty.

for I have prepared the house. I am the LORD. Neh, vii, 69 ... Six thousand and room for the camels. And Matth, xix, 24. And again I say geven hundred and twenty asses. I she made haste, and let down her | unto you, It is easier for a camel

for ever, hundred and

tynd, and of men


to go through the eye of a needle, Hosea xiv, 3. Asshur shall not his chariot to meet thee? 18 it i than for a rich man to enter into save us; we will not ride upon time to receive money, and to rethe kingdom of God. horses. . . . .

ceive garments, and oliveyards, Zech. xii. 4. ... And I will open and vineyards, and sheep, and HORSE

mine eyes npon the honse of Ju- oxen, and menservants, and maidExod. xv, 21. And Miriam dah, and will smite every horse of servants? answered them, Sing ye to the

the people with blindness.

1 2 Kings ix, 16, 21. So Jehu rode in LORD, for he hath triumphed Zech. xiv. 20. In that day shall a chariot, and went to Jezreel; for gloriously; the horse and his rider there be upon the bells of the Joram lay there. And Ahaziah hath he thrown into the sea. horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE king of Judah was come down to Deut. xvii, 16. But he shall not LORD.

see Joram. And Joram said,

Make ready. And his chariot was multiply horses to himself, nor


made ready. And Joram king of cause the people to return to Erypt, to the end that he should

Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah

USED BY THE GREAT. multiply horses: forasmuch as the

went out, each in his chariot, and Gen. xlvi, 29. And Joseph made

they went out against Jehu, and LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall ready his chariot, and went up to

met him in the portion of Naboth henceforth return no more that meet Israel his father, to Goshen,

and presented himself unto him; way.

the Jezreelite.

2 Kings X, 16. And he said, 2 Kings ti, 11. And it came to

and he fell on his neck, and wept

on his neck a good while. pass, as they still went on, and

Come with me, and see my zeal talked that, behold, there appeared Gen. 1, 9. And there went up

for the LORD. So they made him

ride in his chariot. a chariot of fire, and horses of fire; / with him both chariots and horseand parted them both asunder, men: and it was a very great com Cant. iii, 9. King Solomon made and Elijah went up by a whirlwind pany.

himself a chariot of the wood of into heaven.

Exod. xiv, 6. And he made ready

Lebanon. 2 Kings xxiii, 11. And he took his chariot, and took his people Acts viii, 28-30. Was returning, away the horses that the kings of with him.

and sitting in his chariot read Judah had given to the sun, at 1 Kings vii. 33. And the work

Esaias the prophet. Then the the entering in of the house of of the whiccls was like the work

Spirit said unto Philip, Go near,

in the LORD, by the

you chamber of of a chariot Wheel: their axletrees,

r Nathanmelech the chamberlain, and their naves, and their felloes,

And he commanded the chariot which was in the suburbs, and and their spokes, icerc all molten.

to stand still: and they went down burned the chariots of the sun

| both into the water, both Philip

1 Kings xviii, 44. And it came with fire.

and the eunuch; and he baptized to pass at the seventh time, that 2 Chron. ix, 28. And they he sail, Behold, there ariseth a brought unto Solomon horses out littlo cloud out of the sea, like a of Egypt, and out of all lands.

man's land. And he said, Go up, 2 Kings ii, 12. And Elisha saw Ezra ii, 66. Their horses were

say wito Alab, Prepare thy chariot, it, and he cried, My father, my seven hundred thirty and six. ...

and get thee down, that the rainfather, the chariot of Israel, and stop thiee not.

the horsemen thereof. And he Esther vi, 8, 9. Let the royal

1 Kings XX, 25, 33. And number

saw him no more: and he took apparel be brought which the king thee an army, like the army that

hold of his own clothes, and rent useth to wear, and the horse that thon hast lost, horse for horse, and

them in two pieces. the king rideth upon, and the

chariot for chariot; and we will crown royal which is set upon his

Ps. lxviii, 17. The chariots of head; And let this apparel and

iight against them in the plain, God are twenty thousand, even

and surely we shall be stronger horse bo delivered to the hand of

thousands of angels: the LORD is than they. And he hearkened unone of the king's most noble

among them, as in Sinai, in the to their voice, and did so. Now princes, that they may array the

holy place. the men did diligently observe man withal whom the king de

whether any thing would come Ps. civ. 3. Who layeth the beams lighteth to honour, and bring him | from him, and did hastily catch it:

of his chambers in the waters: on horseback through the street

and they said, Thy brother Ben- who maketh the clouds his chariot: of the city, and proclaim before hadad. Then he said, Go ye,

who walketh upon the wings of him, Thus shall it be done to the

bring him. Then Ben-hadad | the wind. man whom the king delighteth to

came forth to him; and he caused honour.

Çant, i, 9. I have compared thee, him to come up into the chariot. Jo my love, to a company of horses 13. xxxiii, 17. An horse is a vain thing for safety: peither shall he 1 Kings xxii. 35. And the battle | in Pharaoh's chariots. (!eliver any by his great strength.

increased that day; and the king Cant. vi. 12. Or ever I was aware,

was stayed up in his chariot P's. cxlvii, 10. He delighteth not

my soul made me like the chariots against the Syrians, and died at

of Amminadib. in the strength of the horse: he

even: and the blood ran out of the taketh not pleasure in the legs of | wound into the midst of the

Isa. xxi, 7, 9. And he saw a a man.

chariot with a couple of horsemen, chariot.

a chariot of asses, and a chariot of Eccles. x. 7. I have seen servants 2 Kings v, 9, 21, 26. So Naaman upon horses, and princes walking came with his horses and with his

camels; and he hearkened dill

gently with much heed: And, be28 servants upon the earth. chariot, and stood at the door of

hold, here cometh a chariot of Isa. Ixiii, 13, 14. That led them the house of Elisha. So Geházi

men, with a couple of horsemen. throngh the deep, as an horse in followed after Naaman. And the wilderness, that they shonld when Naaman saw him running Isa. lxvi. 20. And they shall not stumble? As a beast goeth after him, he lighted down from bring all your brethren for an down into the valley, the Spirit the chariot to meet him, and said, offering unto the LORD out of all of the LORD caused him to rest: Is all well? And he said unto him, nations upon horses, and in so didst thou lead thy people, to | Went not mine heart with thee, | chariots, and in litters, and upon make thyself a glorious name. when the man turned again from mules, and upon swift beasts, to

my holy mountain Jerusalem, / answered and said unto the angel a field; and she lighted from off saith the LORD, as the children of that talked with me, What are her ass; and Caleb said unto her, Israel bring an offering in a clean these, my lord? And the angel What wilt thou? vessel into the house of the LORD. answered and said unto me, These Judges v, 10. Speak, ye that

are the four spirits of the heavens, ride on white asses, ye that sit in Jer. xvii, 25. Then shall there

which go forth froin standing be- judgment, and walk by the way. enter into the gates of this city

fore the Lord of all the earth. kings and princes sitting upon the

1 Sam. xxv, 20, 23. And it was The black horses which are therethrone of David, riding in chariots in go forth into the north country:

So, as she rode on the ass, that and on horses, they, and their

she came down by the covert of and the white go forth after them; princes, the men of Judah, and

the hill, and, behold, David and and the grisled go forth toward the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and

his men came down against her; the south country. And the bay this city shall remain for ever.

and she met them. And when went forth, and sought to go, that Jer. xxii, 4. For if ye do this they might walk to and fro through

Abigail saw David, she hasted, thing indeed, then shall there en the earth: and he said, Get you

and lighted off the ass, and fell ter in by the gates of this house hence, walk to and fro through

before David on her face, and kings sitting upon the throne of the earth. So they walked to and

bowed herself to the ground. David, riding in chariots and on fro through the earth. Then

2 Sam. xiii, 29. And the servants horses, he, and his servants, and cried he upon me, and spake unto

and spake unto I of Absalom did unto Amnon as his people. me, saying, Behold, these that go

Absalom had commanded. Then Micah i, 13. O thon inhabitant

all the king's sons arose, and toward the north country have

every man gat him up upon his quieted my spirit in the north of Lachish, bind the chariot to the swift beast; she is the beginning

mule, and fled. country. of the sin to the daughter of Zion:

2 Sam. xvi, 2. And the king for the transgressions of Israel


said unto Ziba, What meanest were found in thee.

Gen. xxxvi, 24. And these are

thou by these? And Ziba said, The the children of Zibcon: butli Alah. Jasses be for the king's household to Hab. iii, 8. Was the LORD disand Anal: this was that Anah

ride on; and the bread and sumrivers? was that found the mules in the wil mer fruit for the young men to

eat; and the wine, that such as be was thy wrath against the sea, | Zibeon his father.

faint in the wilderness may that thou didst ride upon thine horses and thy chariots of salva

Ezra ii, 66. .

drink. . . . Their

2 Sam. xviii, 9. And Absalom mules, two hundred forty and tion? five.

met the servants of David. And (See under Army, Çavalry.)

Absalom rode upon a mule, and Neh. vil, 63. Their horses, seven the mule went under the thick WAR STEED. hundred thirty and six: their

thirty and six: their boughs of a great oak, and his

mules. two hundred forty and head caught hold of the oak, and Job xxxix, 19-25. Hast thon

five. given the horse strength? hast

he was taken up between the thou clothed his neck with thun

Ezek. xxvii, 14. They of the heaven and the earth; and the der? Canst thou make him afraid

house of Togarmah traded in thy mule that was under him went as a grasshopper? the glory of his

fairy with horses and horsemen away. nostrils is terrible. Ile paweth in and mules,

2 Sam. xix, 26. And he ansterthe valley, and rejoiceth in his

ed, My lord, o king, my servant strength: he goeth on to meet the


deceived me: for thy servant armed men. He mocketh at fear,

Gen. xxiv, 61. And Rebekah

said, I will saddle me an ass, that and is not affrighted; neither turnarose, and her damsels, and they

I may ride thereon, and go to tho eth he back from the sword. The rode upon the camels, and follow

king; because thy servant is quiver rattleth against him, the ed the man; and the servant took

| lame. glittering spear and the shield. Rebekah, and went his way.

1 Kin. 1, 33, 38, 44. The king Ho swalloweth the ground with

Gen. xli, 43. And he made him

also said unto them, Take with fierceness and rage: neither be

to ride in lieveth he that it is the sound of

you the servants of your lord, and the second chariot

cause Solomon my son to ride the trumpet, He saith among the

which he had; and they cried be-
fore him, Bow the knee: and he

upon mine own mule, and bring trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth

him down to Gihon. So Zadok the the battle afar off, the thunder of made him ruler over all the land

priest, and Nathan the prophet, the captains, and the shouting. of Egypt.

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Ecod, iv, 20. And Moses took

and the Cherethites, and the SYMBOLS. his wife and his sons, and set

Pelethites, went down, and causZech. 1.8. I saw by night and I them upon an ass, and he return

ed Solomon to ride upon king behold a man riding upon a red ed to the land of Egypt: and

David's mule, and brought him to Moses took the rod of God in his horse, and he stood among the

Gihon. And the king hath sent myrtle-trees that were in the bothand.

with him Zadok the priest, and tom; and behind him were there

Num. xxii, 21. And Balaam Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah red horses, speckled, and white.

rose up in the morning, and the son of Jehoiada, and tho

saddled his ass, and went with | Cherethites, and the Pelethites, Zech. vi, 1-8. And I turned, and the princes of Moab.

and they have caused him to ride lifted up mine eyes, and looked,

Josh, xv, 18. And it came to upon the king's mule. and, behold, there came four

pass, as she came unto him, that chariots out from between two

1 Kin. xlii, 13, 23, 27. And he she moved him to ask of her mountains; and the mountains

said unto his sons, Saddle me tho father a field: and she lighted off were mountains of brass. In the

ass. So they saddled him the ass: Ther ass; and Caleb said unto her, first chariot roere red horses, and

and he rode thereon. And it camo What wouldest thou? in the second chariot black horses.

to pass, after he had eaten bread, And in the third chariot white | Judges I, 14. And it came to and after he had drunk, that he horses, and in the fourth chariot | pass, when she came to him, that saddled tor him the ass, to wit, for grisled and bay horses. Then I she moved him to ask of her father 'the prophet whom he had


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straigought them areon.

brought back. And he spake to in the midst of the four beasts say, quested of the princo of the his sons, saying. Saddle me the A measure of wheat f

A measure of wheat for a penny, l eunuchs that he might not defile ass. And they saddled him. and three measures of barley for himself.

a penny: and see thou hurt not the Hosea ix. 3. They shall not dwell an ass, and said to her servant,

oil and the wine. And when he l in the Lord's land; but Ephraim Drive, and go forward; slack not

had opened the fourth seal, I shall return to Eevnt and they thy riding for me, except I bid

cent i bid heard the voice of the fonirth shall eat unclean things in Assythee.

beast say, Come and see. And I ria.

looked, and behold a pale horse: Esther viii, 10, 14. And he wrote

Acts x, 9-16. On the morrow, as and his name that sat on him was in the king Ahasuerus' name,

they went on their journey, and Death, and llell followed with and sealed it with the king's ring,

drew nigh unto the city, Peter and sent letters by posts on

him. And power was given unto
them over the fourth part of the

went up upon the housetop to horseback, and riders on mules, earth, to kill with sword, and with

pray about the sixth hour: And camels, and young dromedaries:

he became very hungry, and hunger, and with death, and with So the posts that rode upon mules the beaste of the earth.

would have eaten: but while they and camels went out, being has

made ready, he fell into a trance, tened and pressed on by the king's

And saw heaven opened, and a commandment. And the decree


certain Vessel descending unto was given at Shushan the palace.


him, as it had been a great sheet Prov. xxvi, 3. A whip for the INTO CLEAN AND UNCLEAN

knit at the four corners, and let horse, a bridle for the ass, and a

down to the earth: Wherein

FOR SACRIFICE AND FOOD. I were all manner of fourfooted rod for the fool's back. Zech. xii, 4. In that day, saith

Gen, vili. 20. And Noah bullded beasts of the earth, and wild the LORD, I will smite every

an altar unto the LORD, and took beasts, and creeping things, and

of every clean beast, and of every fowls of the air. And there camo horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness.

clean fowl, and offered burnt a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, offerings on the altar.

and eat. But Peter said, Not so, Matth. XX1, 2, 3, 7, 8. Saying Un Lev. X. 10. And that ye may put

Lord; for I have never eaten any to them, Go into the village over difference between holy and un

thing that is common or unclean. against you, and straightway ye holy. and between unclean and

And the voice spake unto him shall find an ass tied, and a colt clean.

again the second time. What God with her: loose them, and bring

hath cleansed, that call not thon

Lev. xi, 46, 47. This is the law of them unto me. And if any man

common. This was done thrice: the beasts, and of the fowl, and of say ought unto you, ye shall say,

and the vessel was received up every living creature that moveth The Lord hath need of them; and

| again into heaven. straightway he will send them.

in the waters, and of every crea

ture that creepeth upon the earth: And brought the ass, and the colt, To make a difference between the

ANIMAL FOOD. and put on them their clothes, unclean and the clean, and be

THE PERMISSION. and they set him thereon. And a

tween the beast that may be very great multitude spread their

Gen. ix, 3. Every moving thing eaten and the beast that may not that liveth shall be meat for you; garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees,

even as the green herb have i and strawed them in the way.

Lcu. XX. 25. Ye shall therefore I given you all things. James üi, 3. Behold, we put

put difference between clean | Deut. xii. 20-22. When the

beasts and unclean, and between LORD thy God shall enlarge thy bits in the horses' mouths, that

unclean fowls and clean: and ye | border, as he hath promised thee, they may obey us; and we turn

shall not make your souls abom- and thou shalt say, I will eat about their whole body. inable by beast, or by fowl, or by

flesh, because thy soul longeth (See under Army, Çavalry.) | any manner of living thing that

to eat flesh; thou mayest cat flesh, creepeth on the ground, which I whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. SYMBOLS. have separated from you as un

un- | If the place which the LORD thy Rev. vi, 1-8. And I saw when clean.

God hath chosen to put bis name the Lamb opened one of the seals,

Deut. xiv, 3. Thou shalt not eat there be too far from thee, then and I heard, as it were the noisé any abominable thing.

thou shalt kill of thy herd and of of thunder, one of the four beasts


thy flock, which the LORD hath saying, Come and see. And I

given thee, as I have commanded

Gen. xxxii. 32. Therefore the thee and 'thon shalt eat in the saw, and behold a white horse:

children of Israel eat not of the rates whatsoever thy soul lusieth and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him:

after. Even as the roebuck and on the hollow of the thigh, unto and he went forth conquering,

the hart is eaten, so thou shalt this day: because he touched the and to conquer. And when he

eat them: the unclean and the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the had opened the second seal, I

clean shall eat of them alike. sinew that shrank. heard the second beast say, Come

Deut. xv, 19-23. All the firstand see. And there went out

Gen. xliii, 32. And they set on

ling males that come of thy herd another horse that was red: and for him by himsell, and for them

and of thy flock thou shalt sanctipower was given to him that sat by themselves, and for the Egypt

fy unto the LORD thy God: thon thereon to take peace from the

| lans, which did eat with him, by shalt do no work with the firstearth, and that they should kill

themselves: because the Egyptians I line of thy bullock, nor shear the one another; and there was given might not eat bread with the

firstling of thy sheep. Thou shalt unto him a great sword. And Hebrews; for that is an abomina

eat it before the LORD thy God when he had opened the third tion unto the Egyptians.

year by year in the place which seal, I heard the third beast say, Dan. 1, 8. But Daniel purposed the LORD shall choose, thou and Come and see. And I beheld, in his heart that he would not thy household. And if there bo and lo a black horse; and he that defile himself with the portion of any blemish therein, as it be sat on him had a pair of balances the king's meat, nor with the wine lame, or blind, or have any ill In his hand. And I heard a voice which he drank: therefore he re- blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it

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unto the LORD thy God. Thodox, and every man his sheep, I toucheth the carcase thereof shall shalt eat it within thy gates: the and slay them here, and eat; be unclean until the even. And anclean and the clean person and sin not against the LORD he that eateth of the carcase of it shall eat it alike, as the roebuck, in eating with the blood. And all shall wash his clothes, and be unand as the hart. Only thou shalt the people brought every man his clean until the even: he also that not eat the blood thereof; thou ox with him that night, and slew | beareth the carcase of it shall shalt pour it upon the ground as them there.

wash his clothes, and be unelean water.

until the even. INSTANCES.

Ezek, xxxill, 25. Wherefore say unto them. Thus saith the Lord

Lev. xvii, 15, 16. And every 1 Kin. iv, 23. Ten fat oxen, and

God: Ye eg with the blood, and soul that eateth that which died twenty oxen out of the pastures, un and an hundred sheep, beside idols, and shed blood: and shall yo | lift up your eyes towards your of itself, or that which was torn

with beasts, whether it be one of harts, and roebucks, and fallowpossess the land?

your own country, or a stranger, deer, and fatted fowl.

he shall both wash his clothes, Mark viii, 6. 7. And he com

and bathe himself in water, and

Reason. manded the people to sit down on

be unclean until the even; then the ground, and he took the seven | Lev. xvii, 11. 12. 14. For the life shall he be clean. But if he wash loaves, and gave thanks, and of the flesh is in the blood: and I them not, nor bathe his flesh; then brake, and gave to his disciples to have given it to you upon the he shall bear his iniquity. set before them; and they did set altar to make an atonement for Lev. xxii, 8. 9. That which dieth hem before the people. And they | your souls: for it is the blood that of itself, or is torn with beasts. had a few small fishes: and he maketh an atonement for the he shall not eat to defile himself blessed and commanded to set | soul. Therefore I said unto the therewith: I am the LORD. They them also before them.

children of Israel, No soul of you shall therefore keep mine ordin

shall eat blood, neither shall any ance, lest they bear sin for it, and BLOOD FORBIDDEN.

stranger that sojourneth among die therefore, if they profane it: I

you eat blood. For it is the life the LORD do sanctify them. Gen, ix, 4. But flesh with the

of all flesh; the blood of it is for life thereof, which is the blood

Deut. xiv, 21. Ye shall not eat of the life thereof; therefore I said thereof, shall ye not eat.

"any thing that dieth of itself; thou unto the children of Israel, Ye

shalt give it unto the stranger Lev. vii, 26, 27. Morcover ye shall eat the blood of no manner

that is in thy gates, that he may shall eat no manner of blood, of flesh; for the life of all flesh is

eat it; or thon mayest sell it unto whether it be of fowl or of beast, the blood thereof; whosoever

an alien: for thou art an holy peoin any of your dwellings. What I eateth it shall be cut on.

| ple unto the Lord thy God. Thou soever soul it be that eateth any

Deut. xii. 23. Only be sure that shalt not seethe a kid in his manner of blood, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.

thou eat not the blood: for the mother's milk.

blood is the life; and thou mayest Lev. xvii, 10. 13. And whatso

Ezek. iv, 14. Then said I. Ah not eat the life with the flesh. ever man there be of the house of

Lord God! behold, my soul hath Israel, or of the strangers that

not been polluted: for from my sojourn among you, that eateth

FAT FORBIDDEN. youth up even till now have I not any manner of blood; I will even Lev. iii. 16. 17.

AU the eaten of that which dieth of itself, set my face against that soul that fat is the Lord's. It shall be a

or is torn in pieces; neither came eateth blood, and will cut him off perpetual statute for your gener

there abominable fiesh into my from among his people. Andations throughout all your dwell

mouth. whatsoever man there be of the lings, that yo eat neither fat nor Excl. xliv, 31. The priest shall children of Israel, or of the stran- blood.

not eat of any thing that is dead gers that sojourn among you,

of itself, or torn, whether it bo which hunteth and catcheth any

Lev. vii, 23-25. Speak unto the fowl or her

fowl or beast. beast or fowl that may be eaten;

children of Israel, saying, Ye he shall even pour out the blood

shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, CHRISTIAN LAW AND thereof, and cover it with dust.

or of sheep, or of goat. And the
fat of the beast that dieth of itself,

Deut. xii, 16, 24, 25. Only yo

and the fat of that which is torn Matth. xv, 11. Not that which shall not eat the blood; ye shall

with beasts, may be used in any goeth into the month defileth a pour it upon the earth as water.

other use: but ye shall in no wise man; but that which cometh out Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt

eat of it. For whosoever cateth of the mouth, this defileth a pour it upon the earth as water.

the fat of the beast, of which men Thou shalt not cat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy

offer an offering made by fre unto Mark vii, 15. There is nothing

the Lord, even the soul that eat- from without a man, that entering children after thee, when thou

eth it shall be cut off from his into him can defile him; but the shalt do that which is right in the people.

things which come out of him, sight of the LORD.

those are they that defile tho 1 Sam. xiv, 32-34. And the peo

man. ple flew upon the spoil, and took | ANIMALS UNCLEAN.

Acts xv, 28, 29. For it seemed sheep, and oxen, and calves, and

WHICH HAD BEEN KILLED BY BEASTS | good to the lloly Ghost, and to slew them on the ground: and the people did eat them with the

us, to lay upon you 110* greater OF PREY, OR THAT DIED A

burden than these necessary blood. Then they told Saul, say


things; That ye abstain from ing, Behold, the people sin against

Exod. xxii, 31. And ye shall be me

meats offered to idols, and from the LORD, in that they eat with

blood, and from things strangled, the blood. And he said, Ye have

ve eat any flesh that 18 torn of and from fornication: from which transgressed: roll a great stone beasts in the field; ye shall cast itif ve i

if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do unto me this day. And Saul to the dogs.

well. Fare ye well. said, Disperse yourselves among the people, and say unto them, Lev. xi, 39, 40. And if any beast, Acts xxi, 25. As touching the Bring me hither every man his of which ye may eat, die; he that I Gentiles which believe, we have


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