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1. till they the land sought the

place: and our little ones shall Gath, and Mareshah, and Ziph, thereof, neither had respect unto dwell in the fenced cities because And Adoraim, and Lachish, and him that fashioned it long ago. of tho inhabitants of the land. Azekah, And Zorah, and Aijalor, Isa. Xxxvi. 1. Now it came to

Deut. i 23. Whither shall we | and Hebron, which are in Judah pas: in the fourteenth rear of go up? our brethren have dis

dis and in Benjamin fenced cities. king Hezekiah, that Sennacherib courared our heart. savin. The | And he tortihed the strong holds, king of Assyria came up iconinst people is greater and taller than

I and put captains in them, and all the defenced cities of Judah, we; the cities are great and walled store of victual, and of oil and

and took them. up to heaven; and moreover we wine. And in every several city

Isa. xxxvii, 26. Hast thou not have seen the sons of the Anakims he put shields and spears, and

heard long ago, how I have done there.

made them exceeding strong, hav.
ing Judah and Benjamin on his

it; and of ancient times, that I Deut. iii, 5. All these cities were

have formed it? now have I side. And he dealt wisely, and fenced with high walls, gates, and dispersed of all his children

brought it to pass that thou bars; beside unwalled towns a

shouldest be to lay waste defenced throughout all the countries of great many.

cities into ruinous heaps. Judah and Benjamin, unto every Deut. ix, 1. Hear, O Israel: Thou fenced city: and he gave them Jer. iv, 5. Declare ye in Judah, art to pass over Jordan this day, victual in abundance. And he and publish in Jerusalem; and to go in to possess nations greater | desired many wives.

say, Blow ye the trumpet in the and mightier than thyselt, cities

2 Chron. xii, 4. And he took the

land: cry, gather together, and great and fenced up to heaven. fenced cities which pertained to

say, Assemble yourselves, and let Josh. x, 19, 20. And stay ye not, Judah, and came to Jerusalem. but pursue after your enemies, 12 Chron. xiv, 6. 7. And he built

Jer. v, 17. And they shall eat up and smite the hindmost of them; suffer them not to enter into their

I fenced cities in Judah: for the land ! thine harvest, and thy bread.

I had rest, and he had no war in which thy sons and thy daughters eities: for the LORD your God hath those years; because the LORD had

should eat: they shall eat up thy delivered them into your hand. given him rest. Therefore ho

flocks and thine herds: they shall And it came to pass, when Joshua said unto Judah, Let us build these

eat up thy vines and thy fig trees; and the children of Israel had cities, and make about them walls,

they shall impoverish thy fenced made an end of slaying them with

and towers, gates, and bars, while cities, wherein thou trustedst. a very great slaughter, till they the land is yet before us; because

with the sword. were consumed that the rest

we have sought the LORD our God, Jer. viii, 14. Why do we sit which remained of thein entered

we have bought him, and he hath still? assemble yourselves, and let into fenced cities.

given us rest on every side. Sous enter into the defenced cities, Josh. xiv, 12. Now therefore they built and they built and prospered.

and let us be silent there: for the give me this mountain, whereof

2 Chron. xvii, 2. 12. And he

Loed our God hath put us to the LORD apake in that day; for I placed forces in all the fenced

silence, and given us water of gall thou heardest in that day how the cities of Judah, and set garrisons

to drink, because we have sinned Anakims were there, and that the in the land of Judah, and in the

against the LORD. cities were great and fenced: if

cities of Ephraim, which Asa his so be the LORD will be with me,

Jer. xxxiv, 7. When the king of father had taken. And Jehosha- Babylon's army fought against then I shall be able to drive them

i phat waxed great exceedingly; 1 Jerusalem, and against all the out, as the LORD said.

and he built in Judah castles, and cities of Judah that were left, 1 Sam. xxiii, 7. And it was told cities of store.

against Lachish, and against Sanl that David was come to

| 2 Chron. xix, 5. And he set | Azekah: for these defenced cities Keilah. And Saul said, God hath

Indges in the land throughout all remained of the cities of Judah. delivered him into mine hand; for

the fenced cities of Judah, city by he is shut in, by entering into a

Dan, xi, 15. So the king of the city. town that hath gates and bars.

| north shall come, and cast up a

2 Chron. xxi, 3. And their father mount, and take the most fenced 2 Sam. v, 9. So David dwelt in

I gave them great gifts of silver, 1 cities, and the arms of the south the fort, and called it the city of

and of gold, and of precious shall not withstand, neither his David. And David built round

things, with fenced cities in Juabout from Millo and inward.

chosen people, neither shall there dah: but the kingdom gave he to 2 Sam. xx. 6. And David said to Jehoram; because he was the

It the kingdom guve ne to be any strength to withstand.

Hosca viii 14. For Israel hath Abishi, Now shall Sheba the son firstborn. of Bichri do us more harm the

forgotten his Maker, and buildeth

2 Chron. xxvi, 9. Moreover temples; and Judah hath multidid Absalom: take thou thy lord's

Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem plied fenced cities: but I will send servants, and pursue after him,

at the corner gate, and at the a fire upon his cities, and it shall lest he get him fenced cities, and

valley gate, and at the turning of devour the palaces thereof. escapo us.

the wall, and fortified them. 2 Kings x, 2. Now as soon as

(See under War.) Isa. xxil, 8-11. And he disthis letter cometh to you. seeing

covered the covering of Judah, your mast:r's sons are with you

and thou didst look in that day to P3. xlviii. 12. 13. Walk about and there are with you chariots

the armour of the house of the Zion, and go round about her: tell and horses, a fenced city also, and nced city also, and forest

forest. Ye have seen also the the towers thereof. Mark ye well

Ya have seen the Zion, and go round abou armour.

breaches of the city of David, that her bulwarks, consider her 1 Chron. x, 7. And David dwelt

vid dwelt they are many: and ye gathered palaces; that ye may tell it to the in the castle; therefore they called

together the waters of the lower generation following. it the city of David. pool. And ye have numbered

Ps. cxxv, 2 As the mountains 2 Chron. xi, 5-12, 23. And Reho- the houses of Jerusalem, and the

are round about Jerusalem, so the boam dwelt in Jeru alem, and houses have ye broken down to

| LORD is round about his people bullt cities for defence in Judah fortify the wall. Ye made also a

from henceforth even for ever. He built even Beth-lehem, and ditch between the two walls for Etam, and Tekoa, And Beth-zur, the water of the old pool: but ye Isa. XXVI, 1. In that day shall and Shoco, and Adullam, And I have not looked unto the maker this song be sung in the land of

more harm the

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Judah; We have a strong city; , and it shall consume the palaces, opened till after the sabbath: and salvation will God appoint for of Ben-hadad.

some of my servants set I at the walls and bulwarks.

Ezek. xiii, 10. Because, even

gates, that there should no burden Nah. ii, 1. He that dasheth in because they have seduced my

be brought in on the sabbath day. pieces is come up before thy face: people. saying. Peace; and there | And I commanded the Levites keep the munition, watch the was no peace; and one built up a

that they should cleanse themway, make thy loins strong, fortify | wall, and, lo, others daubed it selves, and that they should come thy power mightily. with untempered morter.

and keep the gates, to sanctify

the sabbath day. Remember me, Zeph. 1. 16. A day of the trumpet) Acts ix, 25. Then the disciples

O my God, concerning this also, and alarm against the fenced took him by night, and let him

and spare me according to the cities, and against the high towers. down by the wall in a basket.

greatness of thy mercy.

Isa. xiv. 1, 2. Thus saith the WALLS.


LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, Josh it. 15.

For her Gen. xxiii, 10. And Ephron whose right hand I have holden, house was upon the town-wall, dwelt among the children of Heth: to subdue nations before him; and and she dwelt upon the wall. and Ephron the Hittite answered I will loose the loins of kings, to

Abraham in the audience of the Josh. vi, 5. And it shall come to

open before him the two leaved children of Heth, eren of all that pass, that when they make a long

gates; and the gates shall not be went in at the gate of his city, blast with the ram's horn, and

shut; I will go before thee, and when ye hear the sound of the saying.

make the crooked places straight: trumpet, all the people shall shout

Gen. xxxiv, 20, 24. And Hamor I will break in pieces the gates of with a great shout; and the wall

and Shechem his son came unto brass, and cut in sunder the bars of the city shall fall down flat, and

the gate of their city, and com- of iron. the people shall ascend up every

muned with the men of their city, Jer. xxxix. 3. And all the princes man straight before him. saying. And unto Hamor and of the kino

of the king of Babylon came in,

Babylon unto Shechem his son hearkened and sat in the middle gate, even 2 Sam. xxii, 30. For by thee I all that went out of the gate of his Nergal - sharezer, Samgar - nebo, have run through a troop: by my city: and every male was circum Sarsechim, Rab-saris, NergalGod have I leaped over a wall. cised, all that went out of the gate

sharezer, Rab-mag, with all the 2 Kin. vi, 26. And as the king of of his city.

residue of the princes of the king Israel was passing by upon the Josh. ii, 5. And it came to pass of Babylon. wall, there cried a woman uuto | about the time of shutting of the him, saying, Help, my lord, 0

gate, when it was dark, that the shall be opened, and the palace king!

men went out: whether the men shall be dissolved. 2 Kin. xviii, 26. Then said went I wot not: pursue after them

Acts ix, 24. But their laying Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and quickly; for ye shall overtake

await was known of Saul. And Shebna, and Joah, unto Rabthem.

they watched the gates day and shakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy Judges xvi. 3. And Samson lay night to kill him. servants in the Syrian language; till midnight, and arose at mid

Acts xii, 10. When they were for we understand it: and talk not night, and took the doors of the

past the first and the second ward, with us in the Jews' language in gate of the city, and the two posts,

they came unto the iron gate the ears of the people that are on and went away with them, bar

that leadeth unto the city; which the wall, and all, and put them upon his

opened to them of his own accord: 2 Chron. xxvii, 3. He built the shoulders, and carried them up to

and they went out, and passed on high gate of the house of the the top of an hill that is before

through one street; and forth with LORD, and on the wall of Ophel Hebron.

the angel departed from him. . he built much.

2 Kin. vii, 1, 18. Then Elisha

said, Hear ye the word of the Neh. ii, 15, 17. Then went I up

Acts xiv, 13. Then the priest of

Jupiter, which was before their LORD; Thus saith the LORD, TO in the night by the brook, and viewed the wall, and turned back,

morrow about this time shall a city, brought oxen and garlands and entered by the gate of the

measure of fine flour be sold for a unto the gates, and would have valley, and so returned. Then shekel, and two measures of bar

done sacrifice with the people. said I unto them, Ye see the dis

ley for a shekel, in the gate of tress that we are in, how JerusaSamaria. And it came to pass as

Ps. cvil, 16. For he hath broken lem lieth waste, and the gates the man of God had spoken to the

the gates of brass, and cut the thereof are burned with fire: king, saying, Two measures of

bars of iron in sunder. come, and let us build up the barley for a shekel, and a measure

Prov. i, 21. She crieth in tho wall of Jerusalem, that we be no of fine flour for a shekel, shall be

chief place of concourse, in the more a reproach. to morrow about this time in the

openings of the gates: in the city Nch. iv, 6. So built we the wall; gate of Samaria.

she uttereth her words, saying. and all the wall was joined to 2 Chron, xviii, 9. And the king gether into the half thereof: for

Prov. viii, 34. Blessed is the man of Israel and Jehoshaphat king the people had a mind to work.

that heareth me, watching daily of Judah sat either of them on his Neh. vii, 1. Now it came to pass,

throne, clothed in their robes, and at my gates, waiting at the posts when the wall was built, and I had

they sat in a void place at the of my doors.

entering in of the gate of Samaria; Prov. xxxi, 23. Her husband is set up the doors, and the porters and the singers and the Levites

and all the prophets prophesied known in the gates, when he before them.

sitteth among the elders of the were appointed.

Neh, xiii, 19, 22. And it came to

land. Isa. ii, 15. And upon every

pass, that when the gates of Isa. Ixii, 10. Go through, go high tower, and upon every

Jerusalem began to be dark before through the gates; prepare yo the fenced wall.

the sabbath, I commanded that way of the people; cast up, cast up Jer. xlix, 27. And I will kindle the gates should be shut, and the highway; gather out the stones;

1 that they should not be lift up a standard for the people.

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Obad. 11. In the day that thou, many as touched him were made, strange wives in our cities come stoodest on the other side, in the whole.

at appointed times, and with them day that the strangers carried Luke x. 10. But into whatsoever the elders of every city, and the away captive his forces, and city ve enter and they receive judges thereof, until the fierce foreigners entered into his gates, Ivo and cast lots upon Jerusalem, the streets of the same, and say. o, you not, so your ways out into / wrath of our God for this matter

be turned from us. even thou wast as one of them. Matth. vii. 13. Enter ye in at Luke xiv, 21. So that servant

CITY OF GOD. the strait gate: for wide is the

came, and shewed his lord these gate, and broad is the way, that

| things. Then the master of the P3. xlvi, 4. There is a river, the leadeth to destruction, and many

house being angry said to his streams whereof shall make glad : there be which go in thereat.

servant, Go out quickly into the the city of God, the holy place of

streets and lanes of the city, and the tabernacles of the most high. Matth. xvi, 18. And I say also bring in hither the poor, and the unto thee, That thou art Peter, maimed, and the halt, and the

P8. xlviii, 1, 8. Great is the LORD, and upon this rock I will build my I blind.

and greatly to be praised in the church; and the gates of hell

city of our God, in the mountain shall not prevail against it.

of his holiness. As we have CITIES GUARDED.

heard, so have we seen in the city Ps. cvil, 36. And there he mak of the LORD of hosts, in the city of STREETS.

eth the hungry to dwell, that they our God: God will establish it for Gen. xix, 2. And he said, Be- may prepare a city for habitation. ever. Selah. hold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's LOBD keep the city, the watch

Ps. lxxxvii, 3. Glorious things house, and tarry all night, and

are spoken of thee, O city of God. man waketh but in vain. wash your feet, and ye shall rise

Selah. up early, and go on your ways.

Cant. v. 7. The watchmen that Heb. xil. 22. But ye are como And they said, Nay; but we will went about the city found me,

unto mount Sion, and unto the abide in the street all night. they smote me, they wounded

city of the living God, the heavenme; the keepers of the walls took Josh. ii, 19. And it shall be, that

ly Jerusalem. ... away my veil from me. whosoever shall go out of the

Rev. iil, 12,... And I will | doors of thy house into the street,

Isa. xxi. 11. The burden of write upon him the name of my his blood shall be upon his head, Dumah. He calleth to me out of

God, and the name of the city of Seir. Watchman, what of the my God, which is new and we will be guiltless: and who

Jerunight? Watchman, what of the salem. ... soever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our

night? head, if any hand be upon him. Isa. xxxii, 18, 19. And my peo- |

TIE HOLY CITY. Judges xix, 15. And they turnple shall dwell in a peaceable

Neh. xi, 1. And the rulers of the ed aside thither, to go in and to

habitation, and in sure dwellings, lodge in Gibeah: and when he went

people dwelt at Jerusalem: tho and in quiet resting places; When | it shall hail, coming down on the

rest of the people also cast lots, in, he sat him down in a street of

to bring one of ten to dwell in the city: for there was no man forest; and the city shall be low in

Jerusalem the holy city, and nine that took them into his house to a low place.

parts to dwell in other cities. lodging. 2 Sam. i, 20. Tell it not in Gath, |

GOVERNED BY ELDERS. Neh. xi, 18. All the Levites in publish it not in the streets of Deut. xix, 12. Then the elders of

the holy city were two hundred

fourscore and four. Askelon; lest the daughters of his city shall send and fetch him the Philistines rejoice, lest the thence, and deliver him into the Isa. xlviii, 2. For they call daughters of the uncircumcised hand of the avenger of blood, that themselves of the holy city, and triumph. he may die.

stay themselves upon the God of 1 Kin. xx. 34. And Ben-hadad Deut. xxI, 6. And all the elders Israel; the LORD of hosts is his said unto him. The cities, which of that city, that are next unto name. my father took from thy father, the slain man, shall wash their Isa. lii, 1. Awake, awake; put I will restore; and thou shalt hands over the heifer that is be on thy strength, o Zion; put on make streets for thee in Damas- headed in the valley:

thy beautiful garments, O Jerucus, as my father made in Josh. xx. 4. And when he that salem, the holy city: for henceSamaria. Then said Ahab, Il doth flee unto one of those cities forth there shall no more come will send thee away with this shall stand at the entering of the into thee the uncircumcised and covenant. So he made a covenant

gate of the city, and shall declaro the unclean. with him, and sent him away. his cause in the ears of the elders Dan. ix, 24. Seventy weeks are Çant. ii, 2. I will rise now, and

of that city, they shall tako him determined upon thy people and go about the city in the streets,

into the city unto them, and give | upon thy holy city, to finish the and in the broad ways I will seek

him a place, that he may dwell transgression, and to make an end him whom my soul loveth; I among them.

of sins, and to make reconciliation sought him, but I found him Judges viii, 16. And he took the for iniquity, and to bring in evernot.

elders of the city, and thorns of the lasting righteousness, and to seal Zech. vili, 5. And the streets of

wilderness and briers, and with up the vision and prophecy, and the city shall be full of boys and them he taught the men of Suc- to anoint the most Holy. girls playing in the streets therecoth.

Matth. iv, 6. Then the devil Ruth iv, 2. And he took ten | taketh him up into the holy city, Marle vl. 66. And whithersoever men of the elders of the city, and and setteth him on a pinnacle of be entered into villages, or cities. I said, sit ye down here. And the temple. or country, they laid the sick in they sat down.

Matth. xxvii, 53. And came out the streets, and besought him that Ezra x, 14. Let now our rulers of the graves after his resurrecthey might touch if it were but of all the congregation stand, and tion, and went into the holy city, the border of his garment: and as I let all them which have taken i and appeared unto many.


Rev. xl. 2. But the court which ye shall lodge this night. Then heard long ago how I have done is without the temple leave Joshua called the twelve men, | it, and of ancient times that I have out, and measure it not; for it is, whom he had prepared of the chil. | formed it? now have I brought it Fiven unto the Gentiles: and the dren of Israel, out of every tribe to pass, that thou shouldest be to holy city shall they tread under a man; And Joshua said unto lay waste fenced cities into ruinfoot forty and two months.

them. Pass over before the ark of ous heaps. Rev. xxi, 2. And I John saw the

the LORD your God into the midst Job viii, 15. He shall lean upon

of Jordan, and take you up every his house, but it shall not stand: holy city, new Jerusalem, coming

man of you a stone upon his he shall hold it fast, but it shall down from God out of heaven,

shoulder, according unto prepared as a bride adorned for

the not endure.

number of the tribes of the chilher husband. dren of Israel: That this may be

Job xxvii, 18. He buildeth his Rev. xxii, 19. And if any man

house as a moth, and as a booth a sign among you, that when shall take away from the words of your children ask their fathers in

that the keeper maketh. the book of this prophecy, God time to come, saying, What man

Isa. v, 9. In mine ears said the shall take away his part out of the ye by these stones? Then yo shall

LORD of hosts, Of a truth many book of life, and out of the holy answer them, That the waters of

houses shall be desolate, crcn city, and from the things which

Jordan were cut off before the great and fair, without inhabitant. are written in this book.

ark of the covenant of the LORD; ! 18a. xiii. 19. 20. And Babylon,

when it passed over Jordan, the ARCHITECTURAL MONU

the glory of kingdoms, the beauty waters of Jordan were cut off: 1 of the Chaldees' excellency, MENTS.

and these stones shall be for a shall be as when God overthrew Gen. xxviii, 18. And Jacob rose

memorial unto the children of Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall up early in the morning, and took

| Israel for ever. And the children l never be inhabited, neither shall

J of Israel did so as Joshuacom-it be dwelt in from generation to the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar,

manded, and took up twelve l generation..

stones out of the midst of Jordan, and poured oil upon the top of it.

in, Isa, xiv, 31. Howl, O gate; cry,

as the LORD spake unto Joshua, Gen. xxxi, 45, 46, 51, 52. And according to the number of the

O city; thou, whole Palestina, art Jacob took a stone, and set it up

dissolved: for there shall come tribes of the children of Israel, for a pillar. And Jacob said unto

from the north a smoke, and nono and carried them over with them his brethren, Gather stones; and

shall be alone in his appointed into the place where they lodged, they took stones, and made an

times. and laid them down there. And heap: and they did eat there upon Joshua set up twelve stones in

Isa. xvii, 1. The burden of the heap. And Laban said to the midst of Jordan, in the place

Damascus, Behold, Damascus is Jacob. Behold this heap, and be where the feet of the priests

taken away from being a city, and hold this pillar, which I have cast which bare the ark of the cove

it shall be a ruinous heap. betwixt me and thee; This heap nant stood: and they are there Isa, xxiv. 10. 12. The city of conbe witness, and this pillar be wit unto this day. And those twelve fusion is broken down: every ness, that I will not pass over this stones, which they took out of house is shut up, that no man head to thee, and that thou shalt Jordan. did Joshua pitch in Gil-may come in. In the city is left not pass over this heap and this gal. And he spake unto the chil

desolation, and the gate is smitten pillar unto me, for harm.

dren of Israel, saying. When your with destruction. Gen. xxxv, 13, 14. And God children shall ask their fathers in

Isa. xxv, 2. For thou hast made went up from him in the place time to come, saying, What mean

of a city an heap; of a defenced where he talked with him. And these stones?

city a ruin: a palace of strangers Jacob set up a pillar in the place | Josh. xxiv, 26, 27. And Joshua

to be no city; it shall never be where he talked with him, even wrote these words in the book of built. a pillar of stone: and he poured a the law of God, and took a great drink offering thereon, and he stone, and set it up there under

Isa. xxvii, 10. Yet the defenced poured oil thereon.

city shall be desolate, and the an oak, that was by the sanctuary

habitation forsaken, and left like Exod. xxiv. 4. And Moses wrote of the LORD. And Joshua said

a wilderness, . . . . all the words of the LORD, and unto all the people, Behold, this rose up early in the morning, and stone shall be a witness unto us;

Isa. xxxii, 14. Because the builded an altar under the hill, for it hath heard all the words of

palaces shall be forsaken; the muland twelve pillars, according to the Lord which he spake unto titude of the city shall be left. .. the twelve tribes of Israel. us; it shall be therefore a witness

Jer. x, 22. Behold, the noise of Deut. xxvii. 4. Therefore it shall unto you, lest ye deny your God. the bruit is come, and a great be when ye be gone over Jordan, 1 Sam. vii, 12. Then Samnel commotion out of the north counthat ye shall set up these stones, took a stone, and set it between try, to make the cities of Judah which I command you this day, Mizpeh and Shen, and called the desolate. in mount Ebal and thou shalt (nanie of it Eben-ezer, saying, Jer. xlix. 83. And Hazor shall be plaister them with plaister. Hitherto hath the LORD helped

... a desolation for ever: there us. Josh. iv, 1-9, 20, 21. And it came

shall no man abide there, nor any to pass, when all the people were

2 Sam. xviii, 18. Now Absalom son of man dwell in it. clean passed over Jordan, that in his lifetime had taken and

Lam. il, 7-9. The Lord hath cast the LORD spake unto Joshua, sayreared up for himself a pillar.

off his altar; he hath abhorred his ing, Take you twelve men out of which is in the king's dale: for he

sanctuary: he hath given up into the people, out of every tribe a sui

the hand of the enemy the walls man, And command ye them, say-| name in remembrance: and he

of her palaces; they have made a ing. Take you hence out of the called the pillar after his own

noise in the house of the LORD, as midst of Jordan, out of the place name: and it is called unto this in the day of

in the day of a solemn feast. The where the priests' feet stood firin. I day, Absalom's place.

LORD hath purposed to destroy twelve stones, and ye shall carry


the wall of the daughter of Zion; them over with you, and leave

he hath stretched out a line, he them in the lodging place, where! 2 Kings xix, 25. Hast thou not I hath not withdrawn his hand from

destroying: therefore he made the , another wall without, and repaired, bars thereof. But the gate of the rampart and the wall to lament: Millo in the city of David, and fountain repaired Shallum tbe son they languished together. Her made darts and shields in abund- of Col-hozeh, the ruler of part of gates are sunk into the ground; ance.

Mizpah; he built it, and covered he hath destroyed and broken her Ezra iv, 2. Then they came to it, and set up the doors thereof, the bars; her king and her princes are zerubbabel, and to the chief of locks thereof, and the bars thereof. among the Gentiles; the law is no the fathers, and said unto them, and the wall of the pool of Siloah more; her prophets also find no Let us build with you: for we seek by the king's garden, and unto the vision from the Lord.

your God, as ye do; and we do stairs that go down from the city Ezek, xiii, 11, 12, 14. Say unto

do sacrifice unto him since the of David. After him repaired them which daub it with untem

days of Esar-haddon king of Nehemiah the son of Azbak, the pered morter, that it shall fall:

Assur, which brought us up ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, there shall be an overflowing hither.

unto the place over against the shower, and ye. O great hailstones. Neh, iii, 1, 2, 4-32. Then Eliashib sepulchres of David, and to the shall fall; and a stormy wind shall, the high priest rose up with his pool that was made, and unto the rend it. Lo, when the wall is brethren the priests, and they | house of the mighty. And after fallen. shall it not be said unto | builded the sheep gate; they

him repaired the Levites, Rehum yoti, Where is the daubing where- sanctified it, and set up the doors the son of Bani. Next unto him with ye have daubed 119 So will of it; even unto the tower of Meah repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of I break down the wall that ye they sanctified it, unto the tower the half part of Keilah, in his have daubed with untempered of Hananeel. And next unto him part. After him repaired their morter, and bring it down to the builded the men of Jericho. And brethren, Bavai the son of Ilenaground, so 'that the foundation next to them builded Zaccur the dad, the ruler of the half part of thereof shall be discovered, and

ext unto them Keilah. And next to him repaired it shall fall, and ye shall be con. | repaired Meremoth the son of | Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler sumed in the midst thereof: and yo | Urijah, the son of Koz. And next of Mizpah, another piece over shall kuow that I am the LORD. unto them repaired Meshullam against the going up to the armoury

Ezek, xxv, 5. And I will make the son of Berechiah, the son of at the turning of the wall. After Rabbah a stable for camels, and

Meshezabeel. And next unto him Baruch the son of Zabbai the Ammonites à couching-place

them repaired Zadok the son of earnestly repaired the other piece, for flocks. . . . .

Baana. And next unto them the from the turning of the call untó Amos vi, 11. For, behold, the

| Tekoites repaired: but their nobles | the door of the house of Eliashib LORD commandeth, and he will

put not their necks to the work of the high priest. After him repairsmite the great house with

their Lord. Moreover the old ed Meremoth the son of Urijah

gate repaired Jehoiada the son of the son of Koz another piece. breaches, and the little house with clefts.

Paseah, and Meshullam the son of from the door of the house of

Besodeiah: they laid the beams Eliashib even to the end of the Zeph. ii, 13, 15. And he will

thereof, and set up the doors house of Eliashib. And after him stretch out his hand against the

thereof, and the locks thereof, and repaired tho priests, the men of north, and destroy Assyria; and

the bars thereof. And next unto the plain. After him repaired will make Nineveh a desolation,

ke Nineven a desolation, them repaired Melatiah the Gibe- Benjamin and Hashub over against and dry like a wilderness. This

onite, and Jadon the Meronothite, their house. After him repaired is the rejoicing city that dwelt the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah,

| Azariah the son of Maaseiah the carelessly, that said in her heart, unto the throne of the governor son of Ananiah by his house. I am, and there is none beside me: on this side the river. Next unto

| After him repaired Binnui the how is she become a desolation, him repaired Uzziel the son of

son of Henadad another piece, a place for beasts to lie down in! Harhaiah. of the goldsmiths. from the house of Azariah unto every one that passeth by her

Next unto him also repaired the turning of the wall, even unto shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Hananiah the son of one of the the corner. Palal the son of Uzal,

apothecaries, and they fortified over against the turning of the RESTORATION.

Jerusalem unto the broad wall, wall, and the tower which lieth Judges xxi, 23. And the children | And next unto them repaired Re

he children And next into them repaired Re- ont from the king's high house. of Benjamin did so, and took them | phaiah the son of llur, the ruler that was by the court of the prison. wives, according to their number, of the half part of Jerusalem. And After him Pedaiah the son of of them that danced, whom they next unto them repaired Jedaiah Farosh. Moreover the Nethcaught; and they went and return the son of Harumaph, even over inims dwelt in Ophel, unto the ed unto their inheritance, and re-against his house. And next unto place over against the water gate paired the cities, and dwelt in him repaired Hattush the son of toward the east, and the tower them.

| Hashabniah. Malchijah the son that lieth out. After them the 1 Kinexo And thicore the lof Harim, and Ilashub the son of | Tekoites repaired another piece, anse that he lifted. We hand | Pahath-moab, repaired the other over against the great tower that against the king: Solomon built piece, and the tower of the fur-lieth out,

piece, and the tower of the fur- lieth out, even unto the wall of Millo. and repaired the breaches naces. And next unto him re- Oplel. From above the horse of the city of David his father.

paired Shallum the son of Halo gate repaired the priests, every

hesh, the ruler of the half part of one over against his house. After 1 Chron, xi, 8. And he built the

Jerusalem, he and his daughters. them repaired Zadok the son of city round about, even from Millo round about: and Joab repaired

The valley gate repaired Hanun, Immer over against his house.

and the inhabitants of Zanoah; | After him repaired also Shethe rest of the city.

they built it, and set up the doors maiah the son of Shechaniah, the 2 Chron. xxix, 3. He in the first

thereof, the locks thereof, and the keeper of the east gate. After year of his reign, in the first month,

bars thereof, and a thousand him repaired Hananiah the son of opened the doors of the house of

cubits on the wall unto the dung Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth the LORD, and repaired them.

gate. But the dung gate repaired son of Zalaph, another piece. 2 Chron. xxxii, 5. Also he Malchiah the son of Rechab, the After him repaired Meshullam the strengthened himself, and built up ruler of part of Beth-haccerem he son of Berechiah over against bis all the wall that was broken, and built it, and set up the doors chamber. After him repaired raised it up to the towers, and thereof, the locks thereof, and the Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto

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