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which he saw concerning Samaria | 2 Uor. I, 1. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers and Jerusalem.

| Jesus Christ by the will of God, scattered throughout Pontus, GaNah. 1 1. The burden of Nine- and Timothy our brother, unto latia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Biveh. The book of the vision of the church of God which is at | thynia. Nahum the Elkoshite. Corinth, with all the saints which

2 Pet. 1, 1. Simon Peter, a serHab. 1, 1. The burden which are in all Achaia.

vant and an apostle of Jesus Habakkuk the prophet did see.

Gal. i. 1, 2. Paul, an apostle Christ, to them that have obtained

And all the brethren which are like precious faith with us through Zeph. i, 1 The word of the LORD

with me, unto the churches of which came unto Zephaniah the

the righteousness of God and our Galatia. Bon of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah,

Saviour Jesus Christ the son of Amariah, the son of Eph. 1. 1. Paul, an apostle of Je-l Jude 1. Jude, the servant of JeHizklah, in the days of Josiah the sus Christ by the will of God, to son of Amon incondenado the winterse will or God, to sus Christ, and brother of te

the saints which are at Ephesis, l to them that are sanctified by

and to the faithful in Christ Jesus.God the Father, and preserved in Hag. 1, 1. In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth Phil. i, 1. Paul and Timotheus. / Jesus Christ, and called. month, in the first day of the the servants of Jesus Christ, to all Rev. i. 1. 2. The Revelation of month, came the word of the LORD the saints in Christ Jesus which Jesus Christ, which God gare by Haggai the prophet unto Ze are at Philippi, with the bishops unto him, to shew unto his serrubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and deacons,

vants things which must shortly governor of Judah, and to Joshua Col. 1, 1, 2. Panl, an apostle of come to pass; and he sent and sigthe son of Josedech, the high Jesus Christ by the will of God. nified it by his angel unto his serpriest, saying

and Timotheus our brother. To vant John: Who bare record of Zech. 1, 1. In the eighth month, the saints and faithful brethren in the word of God, and of the testiIn the second year of Darius, came

Christ which are at Colosse: mony of Jesus Christ, and of all the word of the LORD unto Zecha Grace be unto you, and peace, things that he saw. riah the son of Barachiah, the son from God our Father, and the of Iddo the prophet, saying. Lord Jesus Christ.

BOOKS QUOTED IN SCRIPMal. i. 1. The burden of the 1 Thess. i, 1. Paul, and Silvanus

TURE, BUT NOT IN THE word of the LORĎ to Israel by and Timotheus, unto the church


of the Thessalonians which is in
God the Father and in the Lord

Num. xxi, 14. 15. Wherefore it SOME BOOKS IN THE NEW Jesus Christ; Grace be unto you,

is said in the buok of the wars of and peace, from God our Father,

the LORD. What he did in the TESTAMENT. and the Lord Jesus Christ,

Red sea, and in the brooks of Matt. 1, 1. The book of the gen

Arnon, And at the stream of the

2 Thess. i. 1. Paul, and Silvanus, 1 brooks that goeth down to the eration of Jesus Christ, the son of

and Timotheus, unto the church dwelling of Ar, and lieth upon David, the son of Abraham, Marl 1, 1. The beginning of the

Thessalonians in God our the border of Moab.

Father, and the Lord Jesns gospel of Jesus Christ, the son of Christ.'

Josh, x, 13. And the sun stood God.

still, and the moon stayed, until

1 Tim. 1,1, 2. Paul, an apostle of the people had a venged themLuke i, 3, 4. It seemed good to Jesus Christ by the command

selves upon their enemies. Is not me als), having had perfect un

ment of God our Saviour, and derstanding of all things from the

this written in the book of Jasher? Lord Jesus Christ which is our so the sun stood still in the midst Very first, to write unto thee in

hope, Unto Timotby my own son of heaven, and hasted not to go order, most excellent Theophilus,

in the faith. That thou mightest know the

down about a whole day.

2 Tim. i. 1. 2. Paul, an apostle of certainty of those things, wherein

2 Sam. 1. 18. Also he bade them thou hast been instructed.

Jesus Christ by the will of God, teach the children of Judah the

according to the promise of life John xx, 31. But these are writ

use of the bow: behold, it is writwhich is in Christ Jesus, To Timoten, that ye might believe that

ten in the book of Jaslier, thy, my dearly beloved son: Jesus is the Christ, the Son of

1 Kings xi, 41. And the rest of Grace, mercy, and peace from God; and that believing ye might

the acts of Solomon, and all that God the Father, and Christ Jesus have life through his name.

he did, and his wisdom, are they our Lord. Acts 1. 1. 2. The former treatise

not written in the book of the * Titus I, 1, 4. Paul, a servant of have I made, O Theopuilus, of all

81, 1, 4. Paul, a servant of acts of Solomon?

God, and an apostle of Jesns that Jesus began both to do and Christ. .... To Titus, mine

1 Chron. xxix, 29. 30. Now the to teach, Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he

own son after the common taitb: acts of David the king, arst and

Grace, mercy, and peace, from last, behold, they are written in through the Iloly Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles

God the Father, and the Lord the book of Samuel the seer, and ° | Jesus Christ our Saviour.

in the book of Nathan the prowhom he had chosen,

phet, and in the book of Gad the

Philemon, 1. Paul, a prisoner Rom. I, 1. Paul, a servant of Je

seer, With all his reign and his Jesus Christ, and Timothy our zus Christ, called to be an apostle,

might, and the times that went brother, unto Fhilemon our dearly Beparated unto the gospel of God.

over him, and over Israel, and beloved, and fellow-labourer. 1 Cor. i, 1, 2. Paul, called to be

over all the kingdoms of the

Hcb. xiil, 22. And I beseech an apostle of Jesus Christ through

countries, you, brethren, soffer the word of the will of God, and Sosthenes

2 Chron. ix, 29. Now the rest of exhortation: for I have written a our brother, Unto the church of

the acts of Solomon, first and letter unto you in few words. God which is at Corinth, to them

last, are they not written in the that are sanctified in Christ Jesus,

James i. 1. James, a servant of book of Nathan the prophet, and called to be saints, with all that in

God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, in the prophecy of Abijih the every placu call upon the name of

to the twelve tribes which are Shilonite, and in the visions of aute Christ our Lord, both theirs scattered abroad, greeting.

Iddo the seer against Jeroboam and ours.

1 Pet. i 1. Peter, an apos | the son of Nebat?

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2 Onron. xli. 15. Now the acts Jeroboam. The rest of all the the book of the Chronicles of the of Rehoboam. first and last, are acts of Asa, and all his might, and kings of Israel? And the rest of they not written in the book of all that he did, and the cities the acts of Amaziah, are they not Shemalah the prophet, and of which he built, are they not writ- written in the book of the ChironIddo the seer concerning geneal- ten in the book of the Chronicles icles of the kings of Judah? Now ogies? And there were wars of the kings of Judalı? Neverthe- the rest of the acts of Jeroboam. between Rehoboam and Jero- less in the time of his old age bel and all the

| less in the time of his old age he and all that he did, and his might, buam continually.

was diseased in his feet. Now how he warred, and how he re2 Chron, xili, 22. And the rest

the rest of the acts of Nadab, and covered Damascus, and llamath, of the acts of A bijah, and his

all that he did, are they not writ- which belonged to Judah, for ways, and his sayings, are writ

ten in the book of the Chronicles Israel, are they not written in the ten in the story of the prophet of the kings of Israel?

book of the Chronicles of the Iddo.

1 Kings xvi. 5. 14. 20. 27. Now kings of Israel? 2 Chron. XX, 34. Now the rest

what he did, and his might, are 36. And the rest of the acts of of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first

they not written in the book of Azariah, and all that he did, are and last, behold, they are writ.

the Chronicles of the kings of they not written in the book of ten in the book of Jebu the son

Israel? Now the rest of the acts the Chronicles of the kings of of Hanani, who is mentioned in

of Elah, and all that he did, are Judah? And the rest of the acts the book of the Kings of Israel.

they not written in the book of of Zachariah. behold, they are 2 Chron. xxvi. 22. Now the rest I the Chronicles of the kings of written in the book of the Chron

Vote of lizziah. first and Israel? Now the rest of the acts | icles of the kings of Israel. And last, did Isaiah the prophet, the of Zimri, and his treason that he

the rest of the acts of Shallum, son of Amez, write.

wrought, are they not written in and his conspiracy which he

the book of the Chronicles of the made. behold, they are written in 2 Chron. xxxi, 32. Now the

kings of Israel? Now the rest of the book of the Chronicles of the rest of the acts of ll zekiah, and

the acts of Omri which he did, kings of Israel. And the rest of his goodness, behold, they are

and bis might that he shewed, the acts of Menahem, and all that written in the vision of Isaiah the

are they not written in the book he did. are they not written in the prophet, the son f Amoz, and in

of the Chronicles of the kings of book of the Chronicles of the ihe book of the Kings of Judah

Israel? and Israel.

kings of Israel? And the rest of

1 Kings xxii, 45. Now the rest the acts of Pekahiah, and all that 2 Chron. xxxiii. 18. 19. Now the of

ne of the acts of Jehoshuphat, and he did, behold, they are written rest of the acts of Manasseh, and

his might that he shewed, and in the book of the Chronicles of

die his prayer unto his God, and the how he warred, are they not writ- the kings of Israel. And the rest words of the seers tliat spake to len in the book of the Chronicles of the acts of Pekah, and all tha: bin in the name of the LORD God of the kings of Judah?

he did, behold, they are written of Israel, behold, they are writ.

2 Kings I, 18. Now the rest of

in the book of the Chronicles of ten in the book of the Kings of the acts of Ahaziah which he did.

the kings of Israel. Now the rest Israel: Ilis prayer also, and how are they not written in the book

of the acts of Jotham, and all that God was entreated of him, and all of the Chronicles of the kings of:

he did, are they not written in the his sins, and his trespass, and the Israel?

book of the Chronicles of the places wherein he built high!

kings of Judah?

2 Kings viil, 23. And the rest of places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was the acts of Joram, and all that he 2 Kings xvi, 19. Now the rest of humbled, behold, they are writ. did, are they not written in the the acts of Abaz which he did, are ten among the sayings of the

book of the Chronicles of the they not written in the book of

kings of Judah? seers

the Chronicles of the kings of 2 Chron. xxxv, 25. And Jere- 2 Kings x, 34. Now the rest of Judah? mial lamented for Josiah: and the acts of Jebu, and all that he 2 Kings xxi, 17, 25. Now the all the singing-men and the sing. | aid, and all his might, are they | rest of the acts of Manasseh, and iner.women spake of Josiah in not written in the book of the all that he did, and his sin that he their lamenta ions to this day. Chronicles of the kings of Israel? sinned, are they not written in and made them an ordinance in

2 Kings xil, 19. And the rest of

the book of the Chronicles of the Israel; and, behold they are writthe acts of Joush, and all that he

kings of Judah? Now the rest of ten in the Lamentations. did, are they not written in the

the acts of Amon which he did. book of the Chronicles of the

are they not written in the book REFERENCES TO OTIIER kings of Judah?

of the Chronicles of the kings of


2 Kings xiil. 8. 12. Now the rest 2 Kings xxill, 28. Now the rest '1 Kinas xiv, 19. 29. And the l of the acts of Jehoahaz, and all of the acts of Josiah, and all that rest of the acts of Jeroboam, how

I that he did, and his might, are l he did. are they not written in he warred, and how he reigned, I they not written in the book of the book of the Chronicles of the behuld, they are written in the

I the Chronicles of the kings of kings of Judab? book of the Chronicles of the

Israel? And the rest of the acts kings of Israel. Now the rest of of Joash, and all that he did, and

| 2 Kings xxiv, 5. Now the rest the acts of Rehoboam, and all

his might where with he fought of the acts of Jehoiahim, and all that he did, are they not written against Amaziah king of Judah,

that he did, are they not written in the book of the Chronicles o the kings of Judah?

of the Curonicles of the kings of the kings of Judah? 1 Kings xv, 7, 23, 31. Now the Israel?

1 Chr. ix, 1. So all Israel were rest of the acts of Abijam, and all 2 Kings xiv, 15. 18. 28. Now the I reckoned by genealogies; and, bethat be did are they not written rest of the acts of Jchoash which bold, they were written iu the in the buok of the Chronicles of he did, and his might, and how he book of the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah? And there fought with Amaziah king of Judah, who were carried away to was war between Abljaid and Judab, are they not written in Babylon for their transgression.

the book in the book of the chutitten

of the Curonicles of

2 Chr. xvi, 11. And, behold, the words of the prophecy of this in the ears of all the congregati:n acts of Asa, first and last, lo, they book, If any man shall add uuto of Israel the words of this soLS, are written in the book of the these things, God shall add unto until they were ended. kings of Judah And Israel. bim the plagues that are written

Deut. xxxii, 44, 45. And Moses in this book: And if any man shall 2 Chr. xxiv, 27. Now concerning

came and spake all the worus of take away from the words of the his sons, and the greatness of the

this song in the ears of the people, book of this prophecy, God shall burdens laid upon him, and the

he and Hoshea the son of Nun. take away his part out of the book repairing of the house of God, be

And Moses made an end of of life, and out of the holy city, hold, they are written in the story and from the things which are

speaking all these words to all of the book of the kings: and

Israel. written in this book, Amaziah his son reigned in his

Josh. viil, 34, 35. And afterward stead.


he read allthe words of the law,the 2 Chr. xxv. 26. Now the rest of

blessings and cursings, according

Deut. xxxi, 10-12. And Moses the acts of Amaziah, first and

to all that is written in the book of commanded them, saying, At the last, behold, are they not written

the law. There was not a word end of every seven years, in the in the book of the kings of Judah

of all that Moses commanded solemnity of the year of release, and Israel?

which Joshua read not before all in the feast of tabernacles, When

the congregation of Israel, with 2 Chr. xxvii, 7. Now the rest of all Israel is come to appear before

the women, and the little ones, the acts of Jotham, and all his the LORD thy God, in the place

and the strangers that were conwars, and his ways, lo, they are which he shall choose, thou shalt

versant among them. written in the book of the kings read this law before all Israel in of Israel and Judah.

their hearing. Gather the people 2 Kings xxiii, 2. And the king 2 Chr. xxviii, 26. Now the rest

together, men, and women, and went up into the house of the of his acts, and of all his ways,

children, and thy stranger that LORD, and all the men of Judah, first and last, behold, they are is within thy gates, that they and all the inhabitants of Jerus written in the book of the kings of may bear, and that they may lem with him, and the priests, and Judah and Israel.

learn, and fear the LORD your the prophets, and all the people,

God, and observe to do all the both small and great: and he read 2 Chr. xxxv, 26, 27. Now the Words of this law.

in their ears all the words of rest of the acts of Josiah, and his goodness, according to that which Jer. v. 20. Declare this in the the book of the covenant which was written in the law of the I house of Jacob. and publish it inucas found in the house of the

LORD. LORD, And bis deeds, first and Judah, saying. last, behold, they are written in Jer. xi, 6. Then the LORD said 2 Chron. xxxiv, 18, 30. Then Shathe book of the kings of Israel unto me, Proclaim all these words I phan the scribe told the king, sayand Judah in the cities of Judah, and in the

ing, Hilkiah the priest hatb given streets of Jerusalem, saving. Hear me a book. And Shaphan re id it QUOTATIONS FROM PRO ye the words of this covenant, before the king. And the king

went up into the house of the and do them. FANE AUTHORS.

LORD, and all the men of Judah, Esth, x, 2. And all the acts of

Jer. x.xvi, 6, 8. Therefore go

and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, bis power, and of his might, and thou, and read in the roll, which the declaration of the greatness of thou hast written from my mouth,

and the priests, and the Levites, the words of the LORD in the ears Mordecai, whereunto the king

and all the people, great and

small; and he read in their ears advanced him, are they not writof the people in the LORD's house

all the words of the book of the ten in the book of the Chronicles

upon the fasting-day; and also of the kings of Media and Persia? thou shalt read them in the ears

covenant that was found in the of all Judah that come out of

house of the LORD. Acts xvii, 28. Fer in him we

| their cities. And Baruch the son Neh. viii, 3. 18. And he read live, and move, and have our be

of Neriah did according to all that therein before the street that was ing; as certain also of your own

| Jeremiah the prophet commanded before the water-gute from the poets have said, For we are also

him, reading in the book the morning until mid-day, before the his offspring.

words of the Lord in the LORD'S men and the women, and those Tit. i, 12. One of themselves,

that could understand: and the eren a prophet of their own, said,

Col. iv, 16. And when this ears of all the people were atThe Cretians are alway liars, evil

epistle is read among you, cause Tenue

cause tentive unto the book of tlie taw. beasts, slow bellies. that it be read also in the church

Also day by day, from the first of the Laodiceans; and that ye

day unto the last day, he read in THE BIBLE A PERFECT likewise read the epistle from

the book of the law of God.... REVELATION. Laodicea.

Jer. xxxvi, 10, 14, 15. 21. Then Deut. iv. 2. Ye shall not add 1 Thess. v, 27. I charge you by | read Baruch in the book the unto the word which I command the Lord that this epistle be read words of Jeremiah in the house you, neither shall ye diminish unto all the holy brethren,

of the Lord, in the chamber of ought from it, that ye may keep

Gemariah the son of Slaphan the the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

scribe, in the higher court, at the Exod. xix, 7. And Moses came, and called for the elders of the

entry of the new gate of the Deut. xil 32. What tubig soever people, and laid before their faces

LORD's house, in the ears of all the

people. Therefore all the princes I command you, observe to do it: all these words which the LORD

sent Jehudi the son of Nethaniah thou shalt not add thereto, nor commanded him. diminish from it.

the son of Shelemialı, the son of

Terod. xxiv. 7. And he took the Cushi, unto Baruch, saying. Take Pror. XX. 6. Add thou not unto book of the covenant, and read in in thine hand the roll wlierein his words, lest he reprove thee, I the audience of the people, and thou hast read in the ears of the and thou be found a liar.

they said. All that the LORD hath people, and come. So Baruch the Rev. xxii, 18, 19. For I testify said will we do, and be obedient. ison of Neriah took the tanto every man that heareth thol Deut. xxxi, 30. And Moses spake | hand, and came unto them. And

houses or us in


they said unto him, Sit down now, Jer. VI, 18. Therefore hear, yol law, even his prayer shall be and read it in our ears. So Baruch nations, and know, () congrega- abomination. read it in their ears. So the king tion, what is among them.

Jer. xiii. 17. But if ye will not sent Jehndi to fetch the roll: aud Jer. x, 1. Hear ye the word hear it, my soul shall weep in he took it out of Elishama the which the LORD speaketh unto secret places for your pride. ... BCI Ibe's chamber; and Jehudi you, O house of Israel.

Mark iv, 24. And he said unto read it in the ears of the king, and

Jer. xvil. 19. 20. Thus said the them, Tuke beed what ye hear: in the ears of all the princes which

LORD unto me. Go and stand in with what measure ye mete, it' stood beside the king.

the gule of the children of the shall be measure to you; and Acts xiii, 15. And after the read

people, whereby the kings of unto you that hear shall more be ing of the law aud the prophets, the

Judah come in, and by the which I given. rulers of the synagogue sent unto they go out, and in all the gates Luke vill, 19. Take heed there. them. saviug. Ye men and breth- of Jerusalem; And say unto llem, I fore how ye hear: for whosoever ren i ve have any word of ex- | Hear ye the word of the LORD, I hath, to bim shall be given; hortation for the people say on. ye kings of Judah, and all Judah, and whosoever hath

and whosoever hath not, froin Acts xv, 21. For Moses of old and all the inhabitants of Jeru

himn shall be taken even that time hath in every city them that salem, that enter in by these

which he seemeth to have. preach him, being read in the gates. synagogues every sabbath-day. Jer. xxix, 20. Hear ye therefore AND IN HEARING TO OBEY

the word of the LORD, all ye of OBLIGATION TO HEAR IT.

IT. | the captivity, wuom I have sent |

Deut. iv, 1, 5, 14. Now therefore Josh. ii. 9. And Joshua said from Jerusalem to Babylon.

Jer. xliv, 24. Moreover, Jere

hearken, o lsrael, unto unto the children of Israel, Come


statutes, and unto the judgments, hitber, and hear the worus of the mialı said unto all the people, and

which I teach yon, for to do them, LORD your God. to all the women, Hear the word

that ye may live, and go in and of the LORD, all Judab that are in 1 Sam. ix, 27. And as they were

possess the land which the LORD the land of Egypt. goin: viown to the end of the city,

Gol of your fathers giveth you. Samuel said to Saul, Bid the ser

Ezek. xvi. 35. Wherefore,

Behold, I have taught you Vaut pass on before us, (and he barlot, hear the word of the LORD.

Statutes and judgmeuts, even as passed on.) but stand thou still a Ezek. xxxiv.: 7. Therefore, ye the LORD my God commanded while, that I may shew tliee the shepherds, hear the word of the nie, tliat ye should do so, in the word of God. LORD.

land whither ye go to possess it. 2 Kings xx. 16. And Isalah said Amos iil. 1. Ilear this word that

And the LORD comman ied me at unto Hezekial. Ilear the word of the LORD hath spoken against hitumo teach you suures the LOR1).

you, O children of Israel, axulust and juigments, that ye might do Ps. 1, 7. Ilear, O my people, and the whole family which I brought

them in the land whither ye go I will speak : 0 Israel, and I will up from the luud of Egypt, say- over to possess it. testify against thee: I am God, lug.

Deut. v, 1, 31. And Moses called even tliy God.

Amos y 1. Hear ve this word | all Israel, and Sald into them, Ps. lxxviii, 1. Give ear, O my which I take up aguinst you, even

Teren Ilear, O Israel, the statutes and people, to my law: incline your a lamentation, 0 house or Israel. Judgments wbieli I speak in your

ears this day, that ye may le rn ears to the words of my mouth. Jalth. xl, 15. Ile that bath ears

them, and keep, and do them. Isa. xxviii, 23. Give ye ear, and and to hear, let him hear.

But as for thee, stand thoit here hear my voice; hearken, and hear Matth xill, 9. Who bath ears to by me, and I will speak unto theo my speech bear, let him hear.

all the commandments, and the Isa. xxxiii. 13. IIear, ye that are Marle iv. 23. If any man have

statutes, and the judgments, far ofl, what I have done; and, ye

which thou shalt teach them, that ears to bear, let him hear. that are near, acknowledge my

they may do them in the land

Marle vii. 16. If any man have I give them to possess Il. might.

ears to hear, let him hear. Isa, xxxiv, 1. Come near, ye na

Deut. vi. 1. 8. Now these are tions, to hear; and hearken, ye

Luke vill, 8. And other fell on the commandments, the statutes, people: let the earth hear, and all good ground, and sprang up, and and the judgments, which the that is therein; the world, and

bare fruit an hundrell11. And LORD your God commanded to all things that como forth of it.

when he had said these things, he teach you, that ye might do them

cried, lle that hath ears to hear, in the land whither ye go to pos18a. xxxix, 5. Then said Isaiah let bir hear.

sess it: Hear therefore, o Israel, to Hezekiah, Hear the word of

Rev. ll, 29. Ile that hath an ear, and observe to do it; that it inay the LORD of hosts.

let him hear what the Spirit saith be well with thee, and that yo Isa. li, 4. Hearken unto me, my unto the churches.

may increase mizhitily, as the people; and give ear unto me, o

Rev. Ili, 6, 13, 22. IIe that hath

LORD God of thy fathers hath promy pation; for a law shall proceed

an ear, let him frum me, and I will make my

mised thee, in the land that flow

hear what the judgment to rest for a ligut of the Spirit saith unto the churches.

eth with milk and honey. Peuple.

lle that hath an ear, let him hear 1 Deut. xii, 1, 28. These are the

what the Spirit saith unto the statutes and judgments which yo Jer. 11, 4. Hear ye the word of

churches. lle that hath ari ear, I shall observe to do in the land the LORI), O house of Jacob, and let uim hear what the spirit saith which the LORD God of thy fathers all the famullies of the house of unto the churches,

giveth thee to posStiss it, all the Israel.

Rev. xiii, 9. If any man have an days that ye live upon the earth, Jer. v, 21. Hear now this, 0

Observe and lear all these words fo lin people, and without underear, let him hear.

wbich I cominand thee, that it standing, which have eyes, and

may go well with thee, and with see not: which have ears, and Prov. xxviii, 9. He that turneth lthy children after thee for ever, hear not.

I away his ear from hearing the l when thou doest that which 18 657

hich ell with

thee for ich is

good and right in the sight of the reproach upon you, and a per-| lade away, and went into the LORD thy God.

petual shame, which shall not be bouge: and his disciples came Deut. xxx, 14. But the word is Rot the wordel forgotten.

unto him, saying, Declare unto ng

the parable of the tares of the very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, Jer. xxxvi, 11-13, 16. 20. and in thy heart, that thou may-29. When Michaiah the son of

field. est do it.

Matth. Xy, 10. And he called the Gemariah, the son of Shaphan,

1 multitude, and said unto them, P8, cv, 45. That they might ob had heard out of the book all the

Hear, and understand. words of the LORD, Then he serve his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD.

went down into the king's house, Mark iv, 13. And he said unto

into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, them, Know ye not this parable? Ps. cxix, 17, 101, 102, 129. Deal

all the princes sat there, even and how then will ye know all bountifully with thy servant, that

Elisbama the scribe, and Delaiah parables? I may live, and keep thy word. the son of Shemaiah, and Elna

Mark vil, 14. And when he had I have refrained my feet from than the son of Achbor, and Ge

called all the people unto him, every evil way, that I might keep mariah the son of Shaphan, and

he said unto them, Hearken unto thy word. I have not departed Zedekiah the son of Hananiah,

me every one of you, and underfrom thy judgments; for thou

and all the princes. Then Micha-stand. hast taught me. Thy testimonies

iah declared unto them all the are wonderful; therefore doth my

Luke vill, 11. Now the parable words that he had heard, when soul keep them.

is this: The seed is the word of Baruch read the book in the ears Prov, v, 7. Hear me now there

God. of the people. Now it came to fore, 0 ye children, and depart

pass, when they had heard all the 1 Luke xxiv, 27. And beginning not from the words of my mouth. words, they were afraid, both one I at Moses and all the prophets, he James i, 22. But be ye doers of

and other, and said unto Baruch, expounded unto them in all the the word, and not hearers only,

We will surely tell the king of all scriptures the things concerning deceiving your own selves.

these words. And they went in himself.

to the king into the court, but Acts vill, 28. 30. 31. The eunuch Rev. i. 3. Blessed is be that

they laid uõ the roll in the cham- Was returning, and sitting in his readeth, and they that hear the

ber of Elishama the scribe, and chariot, read Esaias the prophet. words of this prophecy, and keep told all the words in the ears of And Philip ran thither to him, those things which are written

the king. And it came to pass, and heard him read the prophet therein: for the time is at hand.

that when Jehudi bad read three Esaias, and said, Understandest

or four leaves, he cut it with the thou what thou readest? And ho NEGLECT OF THIS DUTY penknife, and cast it into the fire said, How can I, except some AND ITS DANGER. that was on the hearth, until all man should guide me? And he

the roll was consumed in the fire desired Philip that he would come Pe exis 160. They draw nigh

that was on the hearth. Never- up and sit with him. that follow after mischief: they

theless Elnatban, and Delaiah, are far from thy law.

Acts xviii, 26. And he began to and Gemariab, bad made inter Jer, viil, 8, 9. How do yo say, cession to the king that he would speak boldly in the synagogue: We are wise, and the law of the not burn the roll; but he would

al whom when Aquila and Priscilla LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in not hear them. And thou shalt

had beard, they took him unto vain mnade he it; the pen of the say to Jehoiakim king of Judah,

them, and expounded unto him scribes is in vain. The wise men Thus saith the LORD; Thou hast

| the way of God more perfectly. are ashamed, they are dismayed burnt this roll, saying, Wby last Acts xxviii, 23. And when they and taken: lo, they have rejected thou written therein, saying, had appointed bim a day, there the word of the LORD; and what The king of Babylon shall certain-camo-many to him into his lodg. wisdom is in them?

ly come and destroy this land, ing; to whom he expounded and Jer u 8. For since I spake. Il aud shall cause to cease from testified the kingdom of God. cried out, I cried violence and thence man and best?

persuading them concerning spoil; because the word of the Hosea viii. 12. I have written to Jesus, both out of the law of LORD was made a reproach unto him the great things of my law, Moses, and out of the prophets, me, and a derision, daily.

but they were counted as a strange from morning till evening. Jer. xxili, 33, 34, 39-40. And thing. when this people, or the prophet,

DESIRE AND BENEFIT OF or a priest, shall ask thee, saying,

| EXPOSITION OF SCRIPTURE. SEARCHING AND UNDERWhat is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say unto them, Ezra vii, 10. For Ezra had pre

What burden? I will even forsake

pared his heart to seek the law
of the LORD, and to do it, and to

Deut. vi, 7. And thou shalt you, saith the LORD. And as for teach in Israel statutes and judg

| teach them diligently unto thy the prophet, and the priest, and

children, .... ments. the people, that sball say, The burden of the LORD, I will even

Neh. viii, 7. 8. Also Jeshua, and | Neh. viil, 13. And on the second punish that man and his house. Bani,and Sherebiah Jamin. Akkub, day were gathered together the But since ye say, The burden of Shabbethai, Hodijuh, Maasei ih,

chief of the fathers of all the the LORD; therefore thus saith the Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, people, the priests, and the LORD, Because ye say this word,

Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, The burden of the LORD, and I the people to understand the law: I even to understand the words have sent unto you, saying, Ye

and the people stood in their place. of the law. shall not say The burilen of the So they read in the book in the Ps. cxix. 12. 13. 48. 172. Blessed LORD; Therefore, behold, I, even law of God distinctly, and gave

| art thou, O LORD, teach me thy I, will utterly forget you and I the sense, and caused them to

statutes. With my lips have I

statntes' w will forsake you, and the city understand the reading

declared all the judgments of ths that I gave you and your fathers, Matth. xlil, 18, 36. Hear ye mouth. I will speak of thy testi and cast you out of my presence: therefore the parable of the sow-monies also before kings, and will And I will briug au everlasting er. Then Jesus sent the multi-l not be ashamed. My tongue

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