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the LORD made & covenant with the king's household, and to do Erek. XXX, 9. In that day shall Abram, saying, Uoto thy seed what he thought good. Andmessengers go forth from me in have I given this land, from the Suimei the son of Gera fell down ships to make the careless Ethioriver of Egypt unto the great before the king, as he was come pians afraid, and great paln shall river, the river of Euphrates. over Jordan.

come upon them, as in the day of 1 Kings ix, 26, 27. And king Egypt: for, lo, it cometh. OF ETHIOPIA.

Solomon made a navy of ships in Daniel xi, 30, 40. For the ships Isa. xviii, 1. 2. Woe to the Ezion-geber, which is beside of Chittim shall come against land shadowing with wings, whicb | Eloth, on the shore of the Red him..... And at the time is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia: sea, in the land of Edom. And of the end shall the king of the That sendetu ambassadors by the Hiram sent in the navy his ser south push at him; and the king sea, even in vessels of bulrushes vants, shipmen that had know of the north shall come agaiust upon the waters, saying, Go, yo ledge of the sea, with the servants | bim like & whirlwind, with chaswift messengers, to a nation scat- of Solomon.

riots, and with horsemen, and tered and peeled, to a people

11 Kings x, 11, 22. And the navy with many ships; and be sha! terrible from their beginning

also of Hiram, that brought gold enter into the countries, and shall hitherto; a nation meted out and

from Ophir, brought in from Ophir overflow and pass over. trodden down, whose land the

great plenty of almag trees, and John vi, 22. 23. The day followrivers have spoiled!

precious stones. For the kinging, when the people which stood

had at sea & Davy of Tharshish on the other side of the sea, saw OF JOTBATA.

with the navy of Hiram: once in that there was none other boat Deut. x, 7. From thence they three years came the navy of there, save that one whereinto Journeyed unto Gudgodah; and Tharshish, bringing gold, and his disciples were entered, and from Gudgodah to Jotbath, a land silver, ivory, and apes, and pea that Jesus went not with his disof rivers of waters. cocks.

ciples into the boat, but that his 2 Chron. viii, 17. Then went | disciples were gone away alone; OF JUDAH.

Solomon to Ezion-geber, and to (How beit there came other boats Joel ill. 18. . . All the | Eloth, at the sea-side in the land from Tiberias, nigh unto the place rivers of Judah shall flow with of Edom.

where they did eat bread, after waters, and a fountain ahall come

that the Lord bad given thanks:)

2 Chron. ix, 21. For the king's forth of the house of the LORD,

ships went to Tarshish with the and shall water the valley of servants of Haram: every three

VOYAGING. Shittim.

years once came the ships of Isa. xxxiii. 23. Thy tacklings OF PHILIPPI.

Tarsbisk bringing gold, and silver, are loosed; they could not well

ivory, and apes, and peacocks. | strengthen their mast; they could we went out of the city by a river

not spread the sail: ihen is the

2 Chron, xx, 35--37. And after side, where prayer was wont to

prey of a great spoil divided; the this did Jehoshaphat king of be made; and we sat down, and

lame take the prey. Judah join himself with Ahazlah spake unto the women wbich reking of Israol, who did very wick

Ezek. xxvii, 8, 26-29. The inBorted thither. edly. And he joined himself

babitants of Zidon and Arvad with him to make ships to go to

were thy mariners; thy wise mere, Tarshish; and they made the ships

0 Tyrus, that were in thee, were RIVER OF LIFE. in Ezion-gaber. Then Eliezer,

thy pilots. Thy rowers baye Rev. xxii, 1. 2. And he showed the son of Doda vah of Mareshah.

brought theo into great waters, me a pure river of water of life. I prophesied against Jebosbapbat. the east wind hath broken thee

in the midst of the seas. Thy clear as crystal, proceeding out of saying, Because thou hast joined the throne of God and of the thyself with Ahazial, the LORD

riches, and thy fairs, thy merLamb. In the midst of the street hath broken thy works. And the

chandise, thy mariners, and thy of it, and on either side of the ships were broken, that they were pilots, thy calkers, and the river was there the tree of life. | not able to go to Tarshish.

occupiers of thy merchandise, and which bare twelve manner of

all thy men of war, that are in

Prov. xxxi, 14. She is like the fruits, and yielded her fruit every

thee, and in all thy company, merchants' ships, she bringeth month: and the leaves of the tree

which is in the midst of thee, shall her food from afar, were for the healing of the na

fall into the midst of the seas in tions.

Ezek. xxvil, 4-6, 9, 25. Thy bor the day of thy ruin. The suburbs ders are in the midst of the seas,

shall shake at the sound of the SHIPS AND BOATS, ETC. thy builders have perfected thy

cry of thy pilots. And all that Gen vi, 14, 15. Make thee an ark beauty. They have made all thy

| handle the car, the muriners, and of gopher-wood: rooms shalt thou ship-boards of fir-trees of Senir;

all the pilots of the sea, shall come make in the ark, and shalt pitch it thoy have taken cedare from Le

down from their ships, they shall within and without with pitch. banon to make masts for thee. Of

stand upon the land. And this is the fashion which thou

the oaks of Bashan have they Jonah 1, 3, 13. But Jonah rose up Bhalt make it of: The length of

made thine oars; the company ot to flee unto Tarshish from the tho ark shall be three hundred

the Ashurites have made thy I presence of the LORD, and went cubits, the breadth of it fifty cu.

beaches of ivory, brought out of down to Joppa; and he found a

the isles of Chittim. The ancients bits, and the height of it thirty

ship going to Tarslisb: so he paid of Gebal,and the wise men thereof, cubita.

the fare thereof, and went down were in theo thy calkers: all the into it, to go with them unto Num. xxiv, 24. And ships shali

ships of the sea with their ma Tarshish from the presence of the come from the coast of Chittim, riners were in theo to occupy thy

LORD. Nevertheless the men and shall aflict Asshur, and shall mercbandise. The ships of Tar rowed hard to bring it to the afflict Eber, and he also shall

shish did sing of thee in thy land; but they could not: for the perish for ever.

market; and thou wast replenish- sea wrought, and was tempesta9 Som. xlx, 18. And there wented, and made very glorious in the ous against them. Over a ferry-boat to carry over 1 midst or the seas.

Mark vi, 47, 48 And when even

was come, the ship was in the days, and scarce were come over thenco we fetohed & contpage midst of the sea, and he alone on against Cnidus, the wind not, and came to Rhegium; and after the land. And he saw them toil suffering us, we called under one day the south wind blow, Ing in rowing: (for the wind was Crete, over against Salmone; / and we came the next day to contrary unto them:) and about And, hardly passing it, came unto | Puteoll. the fourth watch of the night be a place which is called The Fair James iil, 4. Behold also the cometh unto them, walking upon Havens, nigh whereunto was the ships, which, though they be so the sea, and would have passed city of Lasoa. Now, when mnch great, and are driven of fierce by them.

time was spent, and when sailing winds, yet are they turned about Marks viii. 14. Now the disciples was now dangerous, because the with a very small helm, whither bad forgotten to take bread,

fast was now already past, Paul | soever the governer listeth. neither had they in the ship with admonished them, And said unto

STORMS. them more than one loaf,

them, Sirs, I perceive that this Jonah 1. 4-6. 11. 12. But the

voyage will be with hurt and LORD sent ont John vi, 16, 17. And when even

wild nurt and LORD sent out a great wind into

much damage, not only of the the sea, and there was a mighty was now come, his disciples went

lading and ship, but also of our down unto the sea, And entered Ilves.

terpest in the sea, 80 that the

And running under a ship was like to be broken. Then into a ship, and went over the sea

certain island which is called the mariners were afraid, and toward Capernaum: and it was

Clauda, we had much work I cried every man unto his god, and now dark, and Jesus was not to come by the boat: Which cast forth the wares that were come to them.

when they had taken up, they in the ship into the sea, to lighten Acts xvi, 11. Therefore loosing used helps, undergirding the ship; it of them: but Jonah was gono from Troas, we came with a and, feariug lest they should fall down into the sides of the ship; straight, course to Samothracla, into the quicksands, strako sail, and he lay, and was fast asleep. and the next day to Neapolis. and so were driven. And wol So the shipmaster came to him, Acts xx, 4, 5, 13-15. And there

being exceedingly tossed with a land said unto him, What meanest accompanied him into Asia,

tempest, the next day they light. I thou. O sleeper? arise, call upon

ened the ship; Sopater of Berea; and of the

And the third thy God, if so be that God will Thessalonians, Aristarchus and way we cast out wito our own think opon us, that we perish not. Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe,

hands tho tackling of the ship. Then said they unto him, What and Timotheus; and of Asia, Ty

But when the fourteenth night sball we do unto thee, that the chicus and Trophirus. These, was come, as we were driven up sea may be calm unto us? (for the going before, tarried for us at and down in Adria, about mid

sea wrought, and was tempestTroas. And we went before to '

· night the shipmen deemed that I uous.) And he said unto them, ship, and sailed unto A880s, there

they drew near to some country: | Take me up, and cast me forth intending to take in Paul: for 80 A

| And sounded, and found it twenty linto the sea; so sball the sea be had he appointed, minding him-1.

they had gono calm unto you; for I know that self to go afoot. And when he

a little further, they wounded for my sake this great tempest is met with us at Assos, we took

again, and found it Afteen fathomg.

ms. upon you.

Then fearing lest they should him in, and came to Mitylene,

Matth. vill, 23-26. And when he And we sailet thence, and came!

have fallen upon rocks, they cast
four anchors out of the stern, and

was entered into a ship, his disthe next day over against Chios; wished for the day. And as the

ciples followed him. And, beand the next day we arrived at

hold, there aroso a great tempest Sa nos, and larried at Trogyllium;

shipmen were about to flee out
of the ship, when they had let

ey had let in the sea, insomuch that the ship and the next day we came to down the boat into the sea, under

was covered with the waves: but Miletus.

colour as though they would have

a he was asleep. And bis disciples Acts xxi, 1.-3. And it came to cast anchors out of the foreship,

came to him, and awoke him, saypass, that, alter we were gotten Pur said to the centurion and in ing. Lord, save Us: we perish,

And he saith unto them, Why are in the ship, ye cannot be saved. 1 ye Tearful, o ye of little fait Coos, and the day following unto



Then the soldiers cut off the ropes | Then be arose, and rebuked the Rhodes, and from thence unto of

of the boat, and let her fall off. winds and the sea; and there was Patara; And finding a ship sall. A

And we were in all in the ship a great calm. ing over unto Phenicia, we went two

von two hundred threescore and six- Matth. xiv, 24. But the ship was aboard, and set forth. Now when

nen teen souls. And when they had l now in the midst of the sea, tosswe had discovered Cyprus, we

eaten enough, they lightened the led with waves; for the wind was left it on the left hand, and sailed

ship, and cast out the wheat into contrary. into Syria, and landed at Tyre:

the sea. And when it was day, 1 Marke iv. 87. And thero arose for there the ship was to Unladol they knew not the land; but they la creat storm of wind, and the ber burden.

I discovered a certain creek with a waves beat into the ship, 80 that dets xxvi. 8-10. 16-19, 27- shore, into the which they were it was now full. 82. 37-40. And the next day we minded, if it were possible, to touched at Sidon. And Jullus thrust in the ship. And when I. LURO V, 23,

Luke vill, 22, 23. Now it came courteongly entreated Paul, and they had taken up the anchore. Il pass ou

I to pass on a certain day, that be

ceram gave him liberty to go unto his they committed themselves unto

went into & ship with his disfriends to refresh himself. And the sea, and loosed the rudder

ciples; and he said unto them. Let when we bad launched from bands, and hoised up the main

us go over unto the other side of

tho lake. And they lannched thence, we sailed under Cyprus, sail to the wind, and made toward because the winds were contrary. shore,

forth. But as they sailed, he fell And when we had sailed over the Acts xxvIII, 11-13. And after asleep: and there came down a sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we three months we departed in a storm

storm of wind on the lake; and came to Myra, a city of Lycia. ship of Alexandria, which had they were alle

Alexandria which had l they were filled with water and And there the centurion found a wintered in the isle, whose sign were in jeopardy. ship of Alexandria sailing into was Castor and Pollux. Aud John vi, 18. And the sea arose, Italy; and he put us therein. And landing at Syracuse, we tarried by reason of a great wind that when we bad sailed slowly many there three days. And from blow.

w after we were so we the soldiers, Excephot be saved. then be arose, came with a straight Coving unto Then the soldiers cut her fall off. w as calm.

Acts xxvil, 13--15, 20. Ands into the sea, and get to land: And] BROOKS MENTIONED IN when the south wind blew softly, the rest, some on boards, and

SCRIPTURE. supposing that they had obtained some on broken pieces of the ship. their purpose, loosing thence, they And so it came to pass, that they

ARNON. gailed close by Crete. But not l escaped all safe to land.

Num. xxi, 14, 15. Wherefore it long after there arose against it a

is said in the book of the wars of

Acts xxviii, 1. And when they the LORD. What he did in the Red tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon. And when the ship was

were escaped, then they knew sea, and in the brooks of Arnon, caught, and could not bear up

that the island was called Melita. And at the stream of the brooks into the wind, we let her drive.

Rev. xviii, 17-19. For in one that goeth down to the dwelling And when neither sun nor stars

I hour so great riches is come to l of Ar, and leth upon the border in many days appeared, and no

nought. And every shipmaster, I of Moab small tempest lay on us, all hope and all the company in ships, and

BESOB. that we should be saved was then sailors, and as many as trade by

1 Sam. xxx, 9. So David pept, taken away sea, stood afar off, And cried,

he and the six hundred men that when they saw the smoke of her

| were with him, and came to the burning, saying, What city is like SHIPWRECK, ETC.

brook Besor, where those that unto this great city! And they Ps. xlviil, 7. Thou breakest the

were left behind stayed. cast dust on their heads, and ships of Tarshish with an east

cried, weeping and wailing, saywind.

CRERITE. ing, Alas, alas, that great city, 1 Kings xxii, 48, 49. Jehosha- wherein were made rich all that). 1 Kings xvii, 3, 6. Get theo phat made ships of Tharshish to I had ships in the sea by reason of bence, and turn theo eastward, go to Ophir for gold: but they l her costliness! for in one hour is and hide thyself by the brook went not; for the ships were she mado desolate.

Cherith, that is before Jordan. broken at Ezion -geber. Then

So he went and did according Baid Ahaziah the son of Ahab


unto the word of the LORD: for unto Jehoshaphat, Let my ser

PS. cvii, 23-30. They that go Cherith, that is before Jordan.

he went and dwelt by the brook vants go with thy servants in the ships: but Jehoshaphat would

down to the sea iu ships, that do DOT. business in great waters; These

ESCOL. see the works of the LORD, and his 2 Chron. xx, 87. Then Eliezer wonders in the deep. For he

Num. xiii, 23, 24. And they cama the son of Dodavah of Mareshah commandeth, and raiseth the

unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut prophesied against Jehoshaphat, stormy wind, which lifteth up the

down from thence a branch with saying, Because thou hast joined waves thereof. They mount up

one cluster of grapes, and they thyself with Abaziah, the LORD to the heaven, they go down again

bare it between two upon a staff; hath broken thy works. And I to the depths; their soul is melted

and they brought of the pomethe sbips were broken, that they | ey because of trouble. They reel to

granates, and of the figs. The were not able to go to Tarshish. and fro, and stagger like a drunk

| place was called the brook Esh

col, because of the cluster of Isa. xxxill, 21. But there the en man, and are at their wit's end. glorious LORD will be unto us a

| grapes which the children of

Israel cut down from thence. place of broad rivers and streams: their trouble, and he bringeth wherein shall go no galley with them out of their distresses. He

GAASH. oars, neither shall gallant ship maketh the storm a calm, so that

2 Sam. xxili. 30. Bepalah the the waves thereof are still. Then pass thereby. Ezek, xxvi, 16, 17. Then all the are they glad because they be

Pirathonite, Hiddai of the brooks

of Gaash. princes of the sea shall come

quiet; so he bringeth tbem unto

their desired haven. down from their thrones, and lay

KIDRON. away their robes, and put off Acts xxvii, 21--26. But after

2 Sam. xv, 23. And all the their broidered garments: they long abstinence Paul stood forth shall clothe themselves with

country wept with a loud voice, in the midst of them, and said,

and all the people passed over: trembling; they shall sit upon Sirs, ye should have hearkened

the king also himself passed over the ground, and shall tremble at upto me, and not have loosed

the brook Kidron, and all the every moment, and be astonished from Crete, and to have gained at thee. And they shall take up this harm and loss. And now I

people passed over, toward the a lamentation for thee, and say to exhort you to be of good cheer:

way of the wilderness. thee, How art thou destroyed, for there shall be no loss of any

1 Kings XY, 13. And also that wast inhabited of sea-faring man's life among you, but of the

Maachah his mother, even her he men, the renowned city, which ship. For there stood by me this removed

removed from being queen, 'bewast strong in the sea, she and night the angel of God, whose I cause she had made an idol in a ber inhabitants, which cause their amand whom I serve. Saying. I grove; and AS destroyer terrur to be on all that haunt it. Fear not. Paul: thou must be idol, and burnt by the brook

brought before Cesar: and, lo,

sar: and, lo Kidron Acts XXVII , 41 -44. And falling

God hath given thee all them that! Jonn xviii, 1. When Jesus bad into a place where two seas met,

1 soil with thee. Wherefore, sirs, be spoken these words, he went they ran the ship aground; and the [.

i of good cheer: for I believe God, I forth with his disciples over the fore-part stuck fast, and remained

that it shall be even as it was told brook Cedron, where was a gar unmoveable, but the hinder-part

me. Howbeit we must be cast | den, into the which he entered, was broken with the violence of the waves. And the soldiers' upon a certain island.

and his disciples. counsel was to kill the prisoners,

BROOKS lest any of them should swim out,

KISTOX. and escape. But the centurion, Deut. viii, 7. For the LORD thy | Judaes v. 21. The river of Kishon willing to save Paul, kept them God bringeth thee into a good swept them away. that ancient from their purpose; and com- land; a land of brooks of water, / river, the river Kishon. O my man led that they which could of fountains, and depths that soul, thou hast trodden dow swin should cast themselves first spring out of valleys and hills. strength.

thee. How art thou cestoring I man's life among you no me this re

by the mese I give vots in the core

1 Rings xvIII, 40. And Elljah come from another place be for make the wilderness a pool of said unto them, Take the prophets saken?

water, and the dry land spriugs of of Baal; let not one of them

water. escape. And they took them :)

Isa. alill, 19, 20. Behold, I will and Eljah brought them down to


do a new thing; now it shall spring the brook Kishon, and slow them

forth; shall ye not know it? I will there.


even make a way in the wilderZERED. Gen. xvi, 7. And the angel of

ness, and rivers in the desert. | the LORD found her by a fountain

The beast of the field sliall honour Deut. 11, 13. Now rise up, said of water in the wilderness, by the

| me, the dragons and the owls: beI, and get you over the brook

fountain in the way to Shur.. cause I give waters in the wilderZered. And we went over the

pess, and rivers in the desert, to brook Zered.

NEAR THE WATERS OF NEPHTOAH. give drink to my people, my

Josh. xv, 9. And the border was chosen

drawn from the top of the hill Isa. xv.7. Therefore the abun. In

I unto the fountain of the watet POOLS MENTIONED IN dance they have gotten, and that of Nephtoah.....

SCRIPTURE. which they have laid up, shall they carry away to the brook of


JEZREEL.. the willows.

John v, 2. Now there is at Je1 Sam. xxix, 1. Now the Phili

rusalem by the sheep market a FOUNTAINS. stines gathered together all their

pool, which is called in the Hearmies to Aphek; and the IsraelDeut viii, 7. For the LORD thy

brew tongue Bethesda, having lites pitched by a fountain which God bringeth thee into a good

five porches. 1 is in Jezreel. land; a land of brooks of water, of fountains, and depths that spring


LEDI. out of valleys and bills.

2 Sam. 11, 13. And Joab the son Judges xv, 19. But God clavo Judges i, 14, 15. And it came an hollow place that was in the

of Zeruiah, and the servants of to pass, when she came to him.

David, went out, and met together jaw, and there came water therethat she moved him to ask of her

| by the pool of Gibeon; and they out; and when he had drunk, his father a field: and she lighted spirit came again, and he revived:

sat down, the one on the one side from off her ass; and Caleb said

of the pool, and the otber on the wherefore he called the name anto her, What wilt thou? And

other side of the pool. thereof En-bakkore, which is in she said unto bim, Give me al

Lebi unto this day. blessing: for thou hast given me a

HEBRON. south land; give me also springs


2 Sam. iv, 12. And David comof water. And Caleb gave her the upper springs and the nether

Deut. iv. 49. And all the plain manded his young men, and they springs.

on this side Jordan eastward. / slew them, and cut off their hands

even unto the sea of the plain and their feet, and hanged them 2 Chron. xxxii, 4, 30, 31. So there

under the springs of Pisgah. up over the pool in Hebron.... was gathered much people together, who stopped all the founUPPER AND NETHER SPRINGS.

SAMARIA. tains, and the brook that ran

1 Kings xxil, 38. And one washthrough the midst of the land, say

Josh. xv, 19. Who auswered,

ma a hleesing for thon hast led the chariot in the pool of San Ing, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water? given me a south land; give me maria; and the dogs licked up his

blood; and they washed his ar. This same Hezekiah also stopped

also springs of water. And he the upper water-course of Giboa, gave her the upper springs, and

mour, according unto the word of and brought it straigut down to

the LORD which he spake down to the nether springs. the west side of the city of David. Judges i, 15. And she said unto And Hezekiah prospered in all him, Give me a blessing: for thou

SILOAM. his works, Howbeit in the busi-bast given me a south land: give John ix, 7. And said unto him ness of the ambassadors of the me also springs of water. And

og of water' And Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, princes of Babylon, who sent unto Caleb gave her the upper springs

(which is by interpretation, Sent.) him to enquire of the wonder that and the nether springs.

He went his way therefore, and was done in the land, God left him,

wasbed, and came seeing. to try him, that he might know all

POOLS. that was in his heart. Eccles. II, 6. I made me pools

UPPER POOL. P3. civ. 10. 11. Ho sendeth the l of water, to water therewith the 2 Kings xvill, 17. And the king springs into the valleys which runwood that bringeth forth trees. of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab Binong the hills. They give drink | Isa. XXX, 25. And there sball

saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to every beast of the field: the be upon every high mountain,

to king Hezekiah with a great wild asses quench their thirst. and upon every high hill, rivers

host against Jerusalem. And

they went up and came to JeruCant. iv. 15. A fountain of garand streams of waters in the day

salem. And when they were dens, a well of living waters, and of the great slaughter, when the

come up, they came and stood by streams from Lebanon. towers fall.

the conduit of the upper pool, 18a. XXXV, 6. Then shall the Isa. xxxv, 7. And the parched, which is in the highway of the lame man leap as an hart, and the ground shall become a pool, and fuller's field. tongue of the dumb sing : for in the thirsty land springs of water: the wilderness shall waters break in the habitation of dragons, where

LOWER POOL out, and streams in the desert. euch lay shall be grase, with reeds Isa. xxii, 9. Ye have seen also Jer. xvill, 14. Will a man leave and rushes.

the breaches of the city of David, the snow of Lebanon which cometh Isa, xli, 18. I will open rivers that they are many: and ye gafrom the rock of the field ? or in bigh places, and fountains in thered together the waters of the shall the cold flowing waters that the midst of the valleys: I will lower pool.

Kixa's Pool

they went to Beer: that is the well, well; and for that they strove not: Ne 1 14. Then I went on to whereof the LORD spake unto and he called the name of it Rebo the gate of the fountain, and t Moses, Gather the people together, both; and he said, For now the the king's pool: but there was no and I will give them water.

LORD hath made room for us, and place for the beast that was under

we shall be fruitful in the land. ne to pass.

Een asi 30 31. And he said. For


thes seven ewe lambs shalt thou Gen. xxvi. 21. And they digged Isa. xxii, 11. Ye made also a

take of my hand, that they may be another well, and strove for that ditch between the two walls for

a witness unto me, that I have also: and be called the Dans uit the water of the old poole

digged this well. Wherefore he

called that place Beer-sheba; be-
cause there they sware, both of

Gen, xxvi, 15, 18, 19, 32. For all the

Job xil, 15. Behold, he with| Gen. xxvI, 23, 24. And he went wells which his father's servants

holdeth the waters, and they dry up from thence to Beer-sheba. had digged in the days of Abra

| up: also be sendeth them out, and And the LORD appeared unto him ham his father, the Philistines had the same night, and said, I am

they overturn the earth. stopped them, and filled them with the God of Abrabam thy father :

Job xxviil, 4. The food break. earth. And Isaac digged again fear not, for I am with thee, and

eth out from the inhabitant; erea the wells of water which they had

will bless thee, and multiply thy the waters forgotten of the foot. digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had

Beed, for my servant Abraham's they are dried up, they are gone sake.

away from men. stopped them after the death of


Ps. xvili, 4. The sorrows of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which

Erod. v. 27. And they came to death compassed me, and the his father had called them. And Elim, where were twelve wells of floods of ungodly men made me Isaac's servants digged in the val water. and threescore and ten atraid. ley, and found there a well of palm trees: and they encamped | Ps. Ixxlv, 15. Thou didst cleave springing water. And it came to thero by the waters.

the fountain and the flood: thou pass the same day, that Isaac's

driedst op mighty rivers. servants came, and told him con


Jer. xlvi, 7, 8. Who is this that cerning the well which they had Gen. xxvi, 20. And the herd-cometh np as a flood, whose wadigged, and said unto him, We men of Gerar did strive with ters are moved as the rivera ? have found water.

Isaac's herdmen, saying, The wa-Egypt riseth up like a flood, and . 1 Sam. vii. 6. And thoy gathered | ter is ours: and he called the uame his waters are moved like the together to Mizpeh, and drew w of the well Esek; because they | rivers; and he saitb, I will go up. ter, and poured it out before the strove with him.

and will cover the eartb; I will LORD, and fasted on that day, and

destroy the city, and the inhable said there. We have sinned


tants thereof, against the LORD. And Samuel Gen. xxi. 19. And God opened Jer. xlvil, 1, 2. The word of the judged the children of Israel in her eyes, and she saw a well or LORD that came to Jeremiah the Mizpeh.

water; and she went and Alled prophet against the Philistines . 1 Kings vi, 17. 18. Now Jona

the bottle with water, and gave before that Pharaoh smote Gaz than and Ahiinaay stayed by En. I tho lad drink

Thus saith the LORD, Behold, warogel; (for they might not be seen

ters rise up out of the north, ard to come into the city:) and a


shall be an overflowing food, and wench went and told them: and Gen. xxix,3.4. And thither were all

shall overflow the land, and all they went and told king David. the flocks gathered: and theyrolled

that is therein; the city, and them Nevertheless a lad saw them, and the stone from the well's mouth,

them that dwell therein: then the told Absalom; but they went both and watered the sheep, and put

nd out men shall cry, and all tbe inhabiof them away quickly, and came the stone again upon the well's

tants of the land shall bowl, to a man's house in Bahurim, I mouth in his place. And Jacob Amos vill. 7.8. The LORD hata which had a well in his court, said unto them, My brethren, sworn by the excellency of Jacob, whither they went down,

whence de ye? And they said of Surely I will never forget any of Isaxil, 3. Therefore with jo Harao are we.

their works. Shall not the land sball ye draw water out of the John iv,5,6. Then cometh he to

tremble for this, and every one wells of salvation. a city of Samaria, which is called

mourn that dwelleth therein ? and Sychar, near to the parcel of it shall rise up wholly as a flood; WELLS MENTIONED IN ground that Jacob gave to his son and it shall be cast out and

drowned, as by the Joseph, Now Jacob's well was

flood of SCRIPTURE.

there. Jesus therefore, beinz Egypt. BEER-LAHAI - ROL.

wearied with his journey, sat thug Amos ix, 5. And the Lord God of Gen. xvi, 14. Wherefore the

on the well; and it was about the l hosts is he that toucheth the land, well was called Beer-lahai-roi; besixth hour,

and it shall melt and all that hold, it is between Kadesh and

dwell therein shall mourn; and it Bered.


shall rise up wholly like & flood, · BETHLEHEM.

Exod. xv, 23. And when they / and shall be drowned, as by the 2 Sam. xxil. 15. And David came to Marah, they could not flood of Egypt. longed, and said, Oh that one drink of the waters of Marah, for Matth. xxiv. 37-39. Bat as the would give me drink of the water they were bitter: therefore the days of Noe were so shall also of the well of Bethlehem, which is name of it was called Marah.

the coming of the Son of man bo. by the gate!

For as in the days that were beREHOBOTH,

fore the flood they were eating BEER.

Gen. xxv, 22. And he removed and drinking, marrying, and Num. XXI, 16. And from thence from thence, and digged another giving in marriage, until the day

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