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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 flat 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. th snitten thine ass these three

Zech, ix, 9. Rejoice greatly, O Gen. xxxi, 31. Now Rachel had times? behold, I went out to with daughter of Zion; shout, o dangh- taken the images, and put them stand thee, because thy way is terof 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- 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 the foal of an ass.

Gen. xxxvil, 25. And they sat 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. ass havo I slain a thousand men.

carnels bearing spicery and balm

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

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 1 Sam. ix, 3-5. And the asses of asses in the desert, go they forth them from the twilight even unto Kish Saul's father were lost.

And to their work; rising betimes for a the evening of the next day: and Kish said to Saul his son, Take prey: the wilderness yieldeth tood there escaped not a man of them, now one of the servants with thee, for them and for their children,

save four hundred young men 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 hath 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 Shalisia, 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- fore him, and said, Thy son Benland of the Benjamites, but they gardeth he the crying of the hadad 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 ras eth after every green thing. 1 Chron. v, 21. And they took with him, Come, and let us return; lest my father leave caring for the towers shall bo for dens for ever, fifty thousand, and of sheep two

Isa. xxxii, 14.* * * The forts and away their cattle; of their camels 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.

of asses two thousand, and of men parted from me to day, then thou shalt find two men by Rachel's the wilderness, that snuffeth up

Jer. ii, 24. A wild ass used to an hundred thousand.

1 Chron, xxvii, 30. Over the sepulchre in the border of Ben- the wind at her pleasure; in her camels also was Obil the IshmaclJamin at Zelzah; and they will say occasion who can turn her away? ite. • unto thee, The asses, which thou all they that seek her will not wentest to seek are found: and, lo, wezry themselves; in her month hundred thirty and five.

Ezra ii, 67. Their camels, four thy father hath left the care of the they shall find her. asses, and sorroweth for you, siy

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. ..., 2 Sam. xvi, 1, 2. And when up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by

himself: Ephraim David was a little past the top of

Isa, XXX, 6. The burden of the

hath hired lovers.

beasts of the south: into the land the hill, behold, Ziba the servant

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


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 aeses, and their treasures unon hold to ride on..

without the city by a well of wa- the bunches of camels, to a people 2 Sam. xvil, 23. And when ter at the time of the evening, that shall not profit them. Ahithophel saw that his conusel 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 tliey from Sheba shall come:

camels also, until they have done 1 Kings ii, 40. And Shimel drinking. And she hasted, and they shall bring gold and incense; arose, saddled his ass.

they shall shew forth the emptied her pitcher into the the asses was Jehdeiah the Mer- well to draw water, and drew for 1 Çhron, xxvii,30... And over trough, and ran again unto the praises of the Lord,

Ezck. 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 a couching place thousand seven hundred

and wherefore standest thou without for flocks: and ye shall know that twenty.

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


to go through the eye of a needle, Hosea xiv, 3. Asshur shall not his chariot to meet thee? 13 it a 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 house of Ju-oxen, and menservants, and maidE.cod. xv, 21. And Miriam dah, and will smite every horse of servants? answered them, Sing ye to the the people with blindness.

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

LORD. Deut. xvil, 16. But he shall not

see Joram. And Joram said, multiply horses to himself, nor

Make ready.. And his chariot was

CHARIOT. cause the people to return to

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


Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah multiply horses: forasmuch as the Gen. xlvi, 29. And Joseph made went out, each in his chariot, and LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall ready his chariot, and went up to they went out against Jehu, and henceforth return no more that meet Israel his father, to Goshen, met him in the portion of Naboth

the Jezreelite. way.

and presented himself unto him 2 Kings fi, 11. And it came to and he fell on his neck, and wept 2 Kings x, 16. And he said, pass, as they still went on, and on his neck a good while. Come with me, and see my zeal talked that, behold, there appeared Gen. I, 9. And there went up

for the LORD). So they made him a chariot of fire, and horses of fire; with him both chariots and horse ride in his chariot. and parted them both asunder, men: and it was a very great com- Çant, 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 Act3 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 wheels was like the work Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, the LORD, by the chamber of of a chariot Wheel: their axletrees, and join thyself to this chariot. Nathanmelech the chamberlain, and their naves,

and their felloes, And he commanded the chariot which was in the suburbs, and and their spokes, were all molten. to stand still: and they went

down burned the chariots of the sun

1 kings xviii, 41. And it came and the eunuch; and' he baptized

both into the water, both Philip with fire. to pass at the seventh time, that

him. 2 Chron. ix, 28. And they he said, Beholl, thicro 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 Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, it, and he cried, My father, my seven hundred thirty and six. ... and get thee down, that the rain father, the chariot of Israel, and stop thee 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 thou hast lost, horse for horse, and them in two pieces.

Ps. Ixviii, 17. The chariots of head: And let this apparel and light against them in the plain, God are twenty thousand, even crown royal which is set upon his chariot for chariot: and we will horse be delivered to the hand of and surely we shall be stronger thousands of angels: the Lord is one of the king's most noble than they: And he hearkened

un- among them, as in Sinai, in the princes, that they may array the 10 their voice, and did so. Now holy place. man withal whom the king de

the men did diligently observe
whether any thing 200uld come

P3. civ, 3. Who layeth the beams lighteth to honour, and bring him

from liim, 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 t1 city, and procla

hadad. him, Thus shall it be done to the

Then he said, Go ye, who walketh upon the wings of man whom the king delighteth to came forth to him; and he caused

bring him. Then Ben-hadad the wind. honour.

Çant, i, 9. I have compared thee, him to come up into the chariot. 13. xxxili, 17. An horse is a vain

O my love, to a company of horses 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

Çant. vi, 12. Or ever I was aware, Pa.cxlvii, 10. He delighteth not against the Syrians, and died at my soul made me like the chariots in the strength of the horse: he even: and the blood ran out of the

of Amminadib. taketh not pleasure in the legs of wound into the midst of the

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

chariot with a couple of horsemen, Eccles. x, 7. I have seen servants 2 Kings v, 9, 21, 26. So Naaman camels; and he hearkened dili

a chariot of asses, and a chariot of upon horses, and princes walking came with his horses and with his gently with much liced: And, be: as servants upon the earth.

2sa. Ixili, 13, 14. That led them the house of Elisha. So Geházi hold, here cometh a chariot or throngh the deep, as an horse in followed after Naaman.

men, with a couple of horsemen.

And the wilderness, that they should when Naaman saw him running Isa. Ixvi, 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 wame. when the man turned again from mules, and upon swift beasts, to


my holy mountain Jerusalem, answered and said unto the angel | a feld: 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 tinou? vessel into the house of the LORD. answered and said unto me, These

Judges v, 10. Speak, ye that Jer. xvii, 25. Then shall there are the four spirits of the heavens, ride on white asses, ye that sit in enter into the gates of this city fore the Lord of all the earth.

which go forth from standing be-judgment, and walk by the way. kings and princes sitting upon the The black horses which are there

1 Sam. XXV, 20, 23. And it was throne of David, riding in chariots in go forth into the north country; she came down by the covert of

So, as she rode on the ass, that and on horses, they, and their and the white go forth after them; the hill, and, behold, David and princes, the men of Judah, and and the grisled go forth toward his men came down against her: the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and the south country. And the bay and she met them. And when this city shall remain for ever.

went forth, and sought to go, that Abigail saw David, she hasted, Jer. xxii, 4. For if ye do this they might walk to and fro through and lighted off the ass, and fell thing indeed, then shali there en- the earth: and he said, Get you before David on her face, and ter in by the gates

of this house hence, walk to and fro through bowed herself to the ground. kings sitting upon the throne of the earth. So they walked to and 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 of Absalom did unto Amnon as his people.

me, saying, Behold, these that go Absalom had commanded. Then Micah i, 13. O thon inhabitant toward the north country have all the king's sons arose, and of Lachish, bind the chariot to the quieted my spirit in the north every man gat him up upon his

mule, and fled. swift beast: she is the beginning country. of the sin to the daughter of Zion:

2 Sam. xvi, 2. And the king MULES.

said unto Ziba, What meanest for the transgressions of Israel were found in thee.

Gen. XXXVI, 24. And these are thou by these? And Ziba said, The

the children of Zibcon; butlı Ajah, asses be for the king's household to Hab. iii, 8. Was the LORD dis- and Anal: this was that Anah ride on; and the bread and sumpleased against the rivers? was that found the mules in the wild mer fruit for the young men to thine anger against the rivers? derness, as he fed the asses of eat; and the wine, that such as be ucas thy wrath against the sea, Zibeon his father.

faint in the wilderness may that thou didst ride upon thine

drink. horses and thy chariots of salva- mules, two hundred forty and

Ezra ii, 66.


2 Sam. xviii, 9. And Absalom 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 boughs of a great oak, and his Jod xxxix, 19-25. Hast thon mules, two hundred forty and head caught hold of the oak, and

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 fairs with horses and horsemen away. nostrils is terrible. lle paureth in and mules.

2 Sam. xix, 26. And he answerthe 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 turn- arose, and her damscls, 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

. glittering spear and the shield: Rebekah, and went his way.

1 Kin. 1, 33, 38, 44. The king He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither be

Gen. xli, 43. And he made him also said unto them, Take with lieveth he that it is the sound of to ride in the second chariot you the servants of your lord, and the trumpet, He saith among the which he had; and they cried because Solomon my son to ride trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth fore him, Bow the knee: and he upon mine own mule, and bring the battle afar off, the thunder of made him ruler over all the land him down to Gihon. So Zadok the of Egypt.

priest, and Nathan the propliet, the captains, and the shouting.

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Exod. 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 them upon an ass, and he return; ed Solomon to ride upon king behold a' man riding upon á red ed to the land of Egypt: and David's mule, and bronght him to horze, and he stood among the Moses took the rod of God in his Gihon. And the king bath sent

hand. myrtle-trees that were in the bot

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. lifted up mine eyes, and looked,

and they have caused hiin to ride and, behold, there came four

Josh. xv, 18. And it came to upon the king's mule. chariots out' from between two pass, as she came unto him, that

1 Kin, xiii, 13, 23, 27. And he she moved him to ask of her mountains; and the mountains were mountains of brass. In the father a field: and she lighted off said unto his sons, Saddle me the


So they saddled him the ass: first chariot zvere red horses, and her ass; and Caleb said unto her, and he rode thereon. And it camo in the second chariot black horses, What wouldest thou?

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



brought back. And he spake to in the midst of the four beasts say, I quested of the prince of the h's sons, saying, Saddle me the A measure of wheat for a penny, eunuchs that he might not defile ass. And they saddled him. and three measures of barley for himself. 2 Xin. iv, 24. Then she saddled 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 in the Lord's land; but Eplıraim Drive, and go forward; slack not had opened the fourth seal,

I shall return to Egypt, and thoy thy riding for me, except I bia heard the voice of the fourth shall eat unclean things in Assythee. beast say, Come and see. And I

ria. Esther vill, 10, 14. And he wrote and his name that sah on him was looked, and behold a pale horse:

Acts x, 9-16. On the morrow, as in the king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the king's ring, Death, and Hell followed with they went on their journey, and and sent letters by posts on them over the fourth part of the went up upon the housetop to

him. And power was given unto drew nigh unto the city, Peter horseback, and riders on mules: earth, to kill with sword, and with pray

about the sixth hour: And So the posts that rode upon mules hunger, and with death, and with would have eaten: but while they and camels went out, being has the beasts of the earth.

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

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

DISTINCTION OF 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 down to the earth:

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

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

Gen. vill, 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 horse with astonishment, and his of every clean beast, and of every fowls of the air. And there carne 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. xxi, 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 um shall find an ass tied, and a colt clean.

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

Lev. xi, 46,47. This is the law of common. This was done thrice:

hath cleansed, that call not thou them unto me.

And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say,

the beasts, and of the fowl, and of and the vessel was received up The Lord hath need of them; and every living creature that moveth straightway he will send them ture that creepeth upon the earth: in the waters, and of every crea

again into heaven. 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 beand they set him thereon. And á

THE PERMISSION. very great multitude spread their tween the beast that may be

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

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

Lev. xx, 25. Ye shall therefore given you all things.
between clean

Deut. xii, 20-22. James ii, 3. Behold, we put put differenca bits in the horses mouths, that beasts and unclean, and between Lord thy God shall enlarge thy

When the they may obey us; and we turn unclean fowls and clean: and ye border, as he hath promised thee, about their whole body.

shall not make your souls abom- and thou shalt say, I will eat

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. If the place which the LORD thy

clean. Rev. vi, 1-8. And I saw when

God hath chosen to put his 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 noise 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 saw, and behold a white horse: children of Israel eat not of the gates whatsoever thy soul lustelh

Gen. xxxii, 32. Therefore the thee, and thou shalt eat in thy and he that sat on him had a bow; sinew which shrank, which is up- after. Even as the roebuck and and a crown was given unto him: on the hollow of the thigh, unto the hart is eaten, so thou shalt and he went forth conquering, this day: because he touched the eat them: the unclean and the and to conquer. And when he hollow of Jacob's thigh in the clean shall eat of them alike. had opened the second seal, I 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; thou 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 ling 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 ihe LORD shall choose, thou and Come and see. And I beheld, in his heart that he would not thy household. And if there be 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 anto 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 wasla 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 eam with the blood, and soul that eateth that which died twenty oxen out of the pastures, lift up your eyes towards your of itself, or that which was torn and an hundred sheep, beside idols, and shed blood: and shall yo 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 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 them 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 kcep mine ordin

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

stranger that so ourneth 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 the life thereof; therefore I said

Deut. xiv, 21. Ye shall not eat of thereof, shall ye not eat. unto the children of Israel, Ye shalt give it unto the stranger

any thing that dieth of itself: thou Lev. vii

, 26, 27. Morcorer 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 eateth it shall be cut off. soever soul it be that eateth any

ple unto the LORD thy God. Thou manner of blood, even that soul thou eat not the blood: for the mother's milk.

Deut. xil, 23. Only be sure that shalt not seethe a kid in his shall be cut off from his people.

blood is the life; and thou mayest Lev. xvii, 10, 13. And whatso- not eat the life with the flesh.

Ezek. iv, 14. Then said I, Ah 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. ::

All 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 picces; neither came eateth blood, and will cut him off perpetual statute for your gener

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

mouth. whatsoever man there be of the ings, that yo eat neither fat nor Exck, 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

Lev. vii, 23-25. Speak unto the fowl or beast. which hunteth and catcheth any 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,

CONSCIENCE. 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 wiso 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 man. Thou shalt not cat it; that it may offer an offering made by lire unto Nark vii, 15. There is nothing go well with thee, and with thy the Lord, even the soul that eat- from without a man, that entering shalt do that which is right in the eth it shall be cut off from his into him can defile' him: but the sight of the LORD. people.

things which come out of him,

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 slew them on the ground: and the WHICH HAD BEEN KILLED BY BEASTS good to the Holy Ghost, and to people did eat them with the OF PREY, OR THAT DIED A us, to lay upon you 110* greater

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 meats offered to idols, and from the Lord, in that they eat with holy men unto me: neither shall blood, and from things strangled, the blood. And he said, Ye have

ye eat any flesh that is torn of and from fornication: from which transgressed: roll a great stone beasts in the field; ye shall cast it 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 tho Bring me hither every man his of which ye may eat, die; he that I Gentiles which believe, we have


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