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by his side

his sword girded I thaese things saith Tramos write; madsord, out of wear

the sharp sword with which hath fight, turnos Waxed valiant it

with a new stoord, thonght to Rev. 11, 12. And to the angel of the sword, out of weakness were havo slain David.

the church in Pergamos write; inade strong, waxed valiant ir nek. iy. 18. For the builders. These things saith he which hath | fight, turned to fight the armies

the sharp sword with two edges. of the aliens. by his side, and 80 builded: and le that sounded the trumpet was | WIELDED SO AS TO STRIKE


Gen. xxxiv, 26. . And they slew

2 Sam. 11, 16. And they canght

every one his fellow by the head Pe 3. Gird thy sword upon | Hamor and Shechen his son with and ihrust his sword in his fellow's thy thigh, () most mighty, with the edge of the sword, and took side. thy glory and thy majesty.

Dinah out of Shechem's house, Cant. iil, 8. They all hold and went out.

Job xx. 25. It to drawn, and swords, being expert in war: overy Exod. xvii, 13. And Joshua dis

cometh out of the body: yea, the man hath his sword upon his comfited Amalek and his peoplo thigh because of fear in the night. with the edge of the sword,

glittering sword cometh out of

his gall; terrors are upon him. WHETTED IN ORDER TO BE

Num. xxl, 24. And Israel smoto | Prov. xil, 18. There is that

him with the edgo of the sword, speaketh like the piercings of a SHARP AND BRIGHT.

and possessed his land from Ar-sword; but the tongue of the wise Deut. xxxii, 41. If I whet my non unto Jabbok, even unto the is health. glittering sword, and mine hand children of Ammon: for the bor

Isa. xiv, 19. But thou art cast take hold on judgment; I will der of the children of Ammon was render vengeance to mine ene- strong.

ont of thy grave like an abomin

ablo branch, and as the raiment mies, and will reward them that

Josh. vl. 21. And they utterly l of those that are slain, thrust hate me.

destroyed all that was in the city, through with a sword, that go P3. vii, 12. If he turn not, he will both man and woman, young and down to the stones of the pit; as a whet his sword; he hath bent his old, and ox, and sheep, and ass, carcase trodden under foet. bow, and mado It ready. with the edge of the sword.

Ezek. xvi, 40. They shall also Erek. xxi, 9-11, 28. Son of man,

", Josh. viil. 24. And it camo to bring up a company against thee, prophesy, and say, Thus saith the

I pass. when Israel had made an and they shall stono thee with LORD; Say, Asword, a sword is end of slaying all the inhabitants

stones, and thrust theo through sharpened, and also furbished: It

of Al in the field, in the wilder-with their swords. is sharpened to make a sore

ness wherein they chased them, Ezek. xxi, 15. I have set tho slaughter; it is furbished that it

and when they were all fallen on point of the sword against all may glitter: should we then make

the edge of the sword, until they their gates, that their heart may mirth? it contemneth the rod of

were consumed, that all the faint, and their ruins be multiplied: my son, as every tree. And ho

Israelites returned unto Ai, and ah! it is made bright, it is wrapped hath given it to be furbished, that it may be handled; this sword is

smote it with tho edge of the up for the slaughter. sharpened, and it is furbished, to sword.

Luke, 11, 35. (Yea, a sword shall give it into the hand of the slayer.

Judges iv, 15. And the LORD pierce through thy own soul also,) And thou, son of man, prophesy

discomfited Sisera, and all his ihat the thoughts of many hearts and say. Thus saith the Lord chariots, and all his host, with the may be revealed. GOD concerning the Ammonites,

edge of the sword before Barak; and concerning their reproach;

A PRINCIPAL WEAPON OF even say thou. The sword, the his charlot, and led away on his

WAR. sword is drawn: for the slaughter feot.

Exod. v, 21. And they said unto it is furbished, to consume because Ps. Ixxxix, 43. Thou hast also them, The LORD look upon you, of the glittering.

tarned the edge of his sword, and an l judge; because yo have made Nahum iii, 3. The horseman lift

hast not made him to stand in the our savour to be abhorred in tho eth up both the bright sword and battle.

eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes the glittering spear. ....

Jer. xxl, 7. And afterward, saith

of his servants, to put a sword in the LOR, I will deliver Zedekiab | their hand to slay us. WAS SOMETIMES TWO

king of Judah, and his servants, Judges vii, 14, 22. And his fel

and the people, and such as are low answered and said, This is EDGED.

left iu this city from the pestilo nothing else save the sword of P3. cxlix, 6. Let the high praises

ence from the sword, and from Gideon the son of Joash, a man of of God be in their mouth, and a

the famine, into the hand of Ne- Israel: for into his hand hath God twoodged sword in their hand. I buchadrezzar kint of Babylon. I delivered Midian, and all the host.

Prov. v. 4. But her end is bitter and into the hand of their ene- | And the three hundred blew tho 29 wormwood, sharp as a two

trumpets, and the LORD set every edged sword,

that seek their life: and he shallman's sword against his fellow, Heb. iv, 12. For the word of

smite them with the edge of the even througliout all the host: and God is quick, and powerful, and

sword; he shall not spare thein, the host flud to Beth-shittah in sharper than any twoedged sword. neither have pity, nor have | Zererath, and to the border of piercing even to the dividing mercy.

Abel-meholah, unto Tabbath. asunder of soul and spirit, and of Luke xxi, 24. And they shall 1 Sam. XV 33. And Sumuel said, the joints and marrow, and is a full by the edge of the sword, and As thy sword hath made women discerner of the thoughts and in shall be led away captive into all childless, ev shall thy mother be ents of the heart.

nations; and Jerusalem shall be childless among women. And Rev. 1. 16. And he had in his trodden down of the Gentiles. / Samuel hewed Agag in pieces beight hand seven stars; and cut of until the times of the Gentiles before the LORD in Gilgal.

1 Sam. xxi, 9. And the priest 3word: and lils countenance oas Heb. xi. 84. Quenched the viol- Bald, Tho sword of Goliath tho

the hun shineth in bis strength. I enco or firo, escaped tho edko orl Philistine, wbom thou slowest in

women. And

word: and" int a sharp twoedged / fullulehe times of the Samuel hewed



the valley of Elah, behold, it is they wonld unto thoso that hated him of his adversarios: and the Azre, wrapped in a cloth behind them.

sword shall devour, and it shall be ephod: if tholl wilt take that, Matth. XXVI. 51. And, behin,

be satiate and made drunk with take it for there 18 no other save one of them which were with their blood for the Lord GOD of that here. And David said, Jesus stretched out his hand, and

hosts hath a sacrifice in the north There is none like that; give it drew his sword, and struck a ser

country by the river Euphrates. me.

vant of the high priest's, and Jer. xlviii, 10. Cursed be he that 1 Sam. xxil, 10. 13. And he en- sinote off his ear.

dveth the work of the Lord de. quired of the LORD for him, and | Luke xxii. 36. Then said he un

ceitfully, and cursed be lie that gave him victuals. and gay him to them, But now, he that liah a

keepeth back his sword from the sword of Goliath the Philis

purse, let him take it, and liketine. And Saul said unto him,

wise his scrip: and he that hath Ezek. v, 2. Thou shalt burn Why have yo conspired against i no sword, let him sell his sarment, with fire a third part in the midst me, thou and the son of Jesse, in and buy one.

of the city, when the days of the that thou hast given him bread,

I Matth. XXVI. 55. In that same seçe are fulfilled; and thou shalt and a sword, and hast enquired of God for him, that he should rise

hour said Jenny to the multitudes. I like a third part, and smite about Are ye come out as against a

it with a knife: and a third part against me, to lio in wait, as at thief with swords and staves for

thon shalt scatter in the wind; this day? to take me? I sat daily with you

and I will draw out a sword after 2 Sam. il. 26. Then Abner called teaching in the temple, and ye

them. to Joab and said, Shall the sword lald no hold on ine.

Ezek. xi. S. Ye have foared the devour for ever? knowest thru not that it will be bitterness in the

Luke xxii. 33. And they said. | sword; and I will bring a sword latter end? how long shall it be

sord, behol 1, here are two swords, upon you, saith the Lord God, then, ere thivu bid the people And he said unto them, It is Ezek. xxi, 12. Cry and howl, son

of man: for it shall be upon my return from following

enough. their

people, it shall be upon all the brethren?

princes of Israel: terrors by reas2 Sam. lil, 29. Let it rest on tho Job xv, 22. lle believeth not

on of the sword chall be upon my head of Joab, and on all his that he shall return out of dark

people: sinito therefore upon thy father's house; and let there not nes, and he is waited for of the fai! from the house of Joab one

8 Word. that hath an issue, or that is a

Esck, xxx, 22. Therefore thus 1 Job xvii, 14. If his children bo leper, or that leaneth on a staff, multiplied, it is for the sword:

saith the Lord Gon; Behold, I am

against Pharaoh king of Egypt, or that falleth on the sword, or and his (Tspring shall not be

1 and will break his arms, the that lacketh bread. satisfied with bread.

strong, and that which was bro2 Sam. xi, 23. Then David said 1 1's. lxxviit. 62. IIo gave his ken; and I will cause the sword to unto the messenger, Thus shalt people over also unto the sword; fall out of his hand. thou say unto Joab. Let not this and was wroth with his inherit- ryol vyev K Racarca thon thing displease thee, for the sword ance.

thou hast huul a perpetual hatred, devoureth one as well as another:

Isa. xxxi. 8. Then shall the land hast shed the blood of the make thy battle more strong

Assyrian fall with the sword, not children of Israel by the force against the city, and overthrow it;

of a iniclity man; and the sworil, of the sword in the time of their and encourage thou him.

not or a mean man, shol! devour calamity, in the time that their 2 Sam. xil. 10. Now thereforo ! hin: but he shall flee from the liuiouity had an end. the sword shall never deyirt from sword, and his young inen shall be

1 Exek. xxxix, 23. And the heaththine louse; because thou hast discomfited.

en shall know that the hotise of despisod me, and hast taken tho Isa. Ixv. 12. Therefore will I Israel went into captivity for wife of Uriah tho Ilittite to Lo thy number you to the sworil, and ye their iniquity: because they treswife.

shall all bow down to the slaugh- pa sed against me, therefore hid 2 Sam. xx. 10. But Amisa took ter: because when I calleil, yo i mny face from them, and gave no heed to the sword that was in did not answer; when I spake, ye them into the hand of thie ir Joab's hand: so he smote lim did not hear; but did evil before I enemies: So fell they all by the there with in the fifth rib. and mine eyes, and dill choose that I sword. shed out his bowels to the ground. | wherein I delighted not.

Juel il, 8. Neither shall one and struck him not again; and helJer. xv, 2, 9. And it shall come thrust another; they shall walk died. So Joab and Abishai listo pass. If they say unto thee, I every one in his path: and when brother pursued alter Shela tho / Whither shall we go fortlı? then they fall upon the sword, they son of Bichri.

thou shalt tell them, Thus sitni I shall not be wounded. 1 Kings 11, 24. And the king the LORD; Such as are for death,

Amos ix, 10. All the sinners of said, Bring me a sword, And to death; and such as are fur thel,

my people shall die by the sword, they brought a sword before the sword, to the sword; and such as we

which say, The evil shall not king. are for the famine, to the famine;

overtake nor prevent us. Ezra is, 7. Since the days of and such as are for the captivity, our fathers, hare we been in al to the captivity. She that hati

Zech. xi, 17. Woe to the idol great trespass unto this day; and borno Seven languisheto: she

shepherd that leaveth the flock! tor our iniquities have we, our hath given up the ghost; her sun

the sword shall be upon his arm. kings, and our priests. been de- is gone down while it was yet llvered into the hand of the kings i day: she hath been ashamed anMEANS OF GREAT SLAUGII. of the lands, to the sword, to cap con ounded; and the residue of

TER. tivity, and to a spoil, and to con- | them will I deliver to the sword Gen. xxvii. 40. And by thy fusion of face, as it is this day. before their enemies, salth the sword shalt thon live, and shalt Esther ix, 6. Thus the Jews Lons.

serve thy brother; and it shall smotu all their enemies with the Jer. xlvi, 10. For this is the day come to pass when thou shalt stroke of the sword, and slaughter of the Lord Gop of hosts, a day of have the doininion, that thou shalt and destruction, and did what' vengeance, that he may avengo break his yoko frum off thy neck.

Zur, and Ilur, annam also the

Isa, xiii, 15. Every

Ecod. xxil, 21. And my wrath | young men with the sword in the I the son of Shaphan with the Bball wax hot, and I will kill you house of tiveir sanctuary, and had sword, and slew him, whom the with the swurdi; and your wives no compassion u yo'ing man I king of Babylon had inade gover. shall be widows, and your chil- or maiden, old min, or him that nor over the land. dren fatherless.

stooped for age: le savo them all Erek. v. 12. A third part of theo Ler, xxvi, 7. And ye shall chase into his hand.

shall die with the pestilence, and your enemies, and they shall fall

with famine shall thioy be conbefore you by the sworl.

Ps. xliv, 3. For they got not the sumed in the midst of thee: and 1 Niem. xiv. 43. For the Amale-land in possession by their own, third part slull full by the sword kites and the Canaanites are sword, neither did their own arm round about thee; and I will scat there before you, and ye shall fall save them: but thy right hand, and ter a thiril part iuto all the winds, by the sworul: becanso ye are thine arm, and the light of thy / and I will draw out a sword alter turned away from tho LORO, countenance, because thou haust thcm. Therefore the LORD will not be a favour unto thein.

Eze!. vi, 12. IIe that is far ott with you.

P3. lxxviii, 64. Their priests fell shall (ie of the pestilence, and he Mum. xxxi, 8. And they slew by the sword, and their widows that is nearshall fill by the sword; the kings of Midian, Ieside the made no lamentation.

and he that remaineth and is berest of them that were slain; Isa. iii. 25. Thy men shall fall

sieged shall dir: by the fainine; namely, Evi, and Rekom, and by the sword, and thy miglity in

thus will I accomplish my fury

upon them. kings of Midian: Balaam also the

Isa, xiii, 15. Everyone that is Exek. xi 10. Yo shall fall by the son of Buor they sle. with the

found shall be trust through: sword; I will judge you in the sword.

and every one that is joined uito border of Israel; and ye shall know Deut. xxviii, 22. The LORD shall them shall fall by the sword. that I am the LORD. smite thice with a consumption,

Isa, xxxvii, 7. 38. Behold. I will Ezek. xvii. 21. And all his fugi. and with a fever, and with an in

send a blast upon him, and lie tives with all his bands shall full flammation, and with an extreme

shall hear a rumour, and return to by the sword, and they that reburning, and with the sword. ...

his own lant; and I will causa main shall be scattered toward all Josh. X. 11. ... Trey were him to fall by the sword in his own | winils: anil yo shul know that I more which died with hailstones land. And it came to pass, as he the LORD have spokon it. than they whom the children of was worshipping in the house of Exek. xxill. 23. And I will set Israel slew with the sword. Nisroch bis god, that Adrammel

my jealousy against thee, and ech and Sharezer is sons sinote they shall deal furiously with Josh. xi, 10. And Joshua at that

I him with tho sword; and they l thee: they shall take away thy time turned back, and took Hazor,

escaped into the land of Armenia: nose and thine cars; and thy and sinto the king thereof with

and Esar-haddon his son reigned remnant shall fall by the sword: the sword: for lazor beforetimu

in his stead. was the head of all those kingdoms,

they shall take thy sons and thy

Jer. xI, 22. Therefore thus saith daughters; and thy residue shal: 2 Sam. 1, 12. And they mourned,

urned, the LORD of hosts, Behold. I will be devoured by the firo. and wept, and fisted until even, punish them: the young men shall | Exel. xxiv. 21. Speak into the for Satii, and for Jonathan his

dio by the sivorl; their sons and honse of Israel. Thus saith the son, and for tho people of the

their daughters shall dio by Lord God: Behold, I will profane LORD, and for the house of Israel; |

famine. because they were fallen by the

my sanctuary, the excellency of

Jer. xix, 7. And I will make your strength, the desire of your sword.

void the counsel of Judah and eyes, and that which your soul 1 Kings xix. 10. And he said. I

Jerusalem in this place; and I will pitieth; and your sons and your have been very jealous for the

cause them to fall by the swordt daughters whom ye have left LORD God of hosts: for the chil

before their enemies, and by the shall full by thu sword.

of thoin that seek their Ezeke. XXV. 13. Therefore thus coveuant, thrown down thine

lives: and their carcases will I saith the Lord Gov; I will also altars, and slain thy prophets

give to be meat for the fowls of stretch out mine hand upon with the sivord; and I, eren I on'y,

the heaven, and for tlie beasts of Edom, and will cut ofl man and am left; and they seek my life, to the earth.

benst from it; and I will make take it away.

Jer. XX, 4. For thus saith thoit desolate from Teman; and they 2 Kings xix, 7. Dehold, I will

LORD, Behold, I will make thee a of Dedan shall fall by the sword. send a blast upon him, and ho

terror to thiysell, and to all thy Ezek. XXX, 5, 6. 17. Ethiopia, and shall hear a rumour, and shall

frien is: and they shall fall by tho Libya, and Lydia, and all tho return to his own land; and I will

sword of their enemies, and thine I miniled people. and Chub, and cause him to fall by the sword in

eyes shall behold it: and I will the men of the land that is in his own land.

give all Jadah into the hand of league shall fall with them by tho 2 Chron. xxi. 4. Now when Je the king of Babylon, and he shall sirord. Thus saith the LORD; horain was risen up to the king. carry them captive into Babylon, They also that uphold Egypt shall dom of his father, he strengthen- and shall slay them with the full; and the pride of her power ed himself, and slew all his breth. sword.

shall come down: from the tower ren with the sword, and divers

Jer. xxx!x, 18. For I will surely of Syene shall they fall in it by also of the princes of Israel.

deliver theo, an l thon shalt not the sword, saith the Lord God. 2 Chron. xxix. 9. For, lo, our fall by the sword, but thy life shall The young men of Aven and of fathers have fallen by the sword,

Pi-beseth shall fall by the sword: and our sons and our daughters thou hast pilt thy trust in me, and these cities shall go into capand our wives are in captivity for saith the Lonn,

tivity. this.

Jer, xli. 2. Thon aroso Ishmacl | Ezek. xxxil. 27. And they shall 2 Curon. XXXVI, 17. Thereforo the son of Nothniah, and the ten not lie with the mighty that are he brought upon them the king | men that were with him, and fallen of the uncircuncised, which of the Chaldees, who slew their | smoto Gedaliah tho son of Ahikam are gono down to hell with their

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Ezek. v, 17. So will send tipo: laid their swords under their

you famine and evil beasts, and heads, but their iniquities shall


they shall beredve tbce; and pesbe upon their bones, though they Deut. XXXIl. 42. I will make tilence and blood shall pass were the terror of the mighty in thine arrows drunk with blood, through thee; and I will bring tne the land of the living.

and my sword shall devour flesh; sword upon thee. I the LORD

and that with the blood of the have spoken it. Dan. xl, 33. And they that un

slain and of the captives, from the Exek. xiv, 17, 21. Or if I bring & derstand among the people shall

beginning of revenges upon the sword upon that land, and say, instruct many: yet they shall fall

enemy. by the sword, and by name, by

Sword, go through the land; so captivity, and by spoil, many

2 Chron. XX. 9. II. when evil that I cut off man and beast from

it: For thus saith the Lord God; cometh upon us, as the sword, days. judgment, or pestilence, or famine,

How much more when I send my Hos. xill, 16. Samaria shall be we stand before this house, and in

four sore judgments upon Jerucome desolate: for she hath re- thy presence. (for thy name is in salem, the sword, and the famine. belled against licr God: they shall this house,) and cry unto thee in

and the noisome beast, and the all by the sword: their infants our affliction, then thou wilt hear

pestilence, to cut off from it man shall be dashed in pieces, and and help.

and beast? their women with child shall be

Zech. xiii, 7. Awake, O sword,

Job xix, 29. Be ye afraid of the ripped up.

against my Shepherd, and against sword: for wrath bringeth the

the man that is my fellow, saith Amos iv, 10. I have sent among punishments of the sword, that ye

the Lord of hosts: smite the Shepyou tho pestilence after the manmay know there is a judgment.

herd, and the sheep shall be scatner of Egypt: your young men

Ps. xxil, 20. Deliver my soul tered; and I will turn mine hand have I slain with the sword, and from the sword......

upon the little ones. have taken away your horses; and

18a. xxxiv. 6. The sword of the Matth. X, 34. Think not that I I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nos

LORD is filled with blood, it is am come to send peace on earth: trils: yet have ye not returned

made fat with fatness, and with I came not to send peace, but a

the blood of lambs and goats, with sword. unto mo, saith the LORD.

the fat of the kidneys of iams: for Rev. il, 16. Repent; or else I will Amos vii, 9. 17. And the high the LORD hath a sacrifice in Boz- ' come into thee quickly, and will places of Isaac shall be desolate. / rah, and a great slaughter in the fight against thern with the sword and the sanctuaries of Israel shall land of Idumea.

of my mouth, be laid waste; and I will rise Isa. lxvi. 16. For by fire and by Rev. vi, 4. And there went out against the house of Jeroboam

his sword will the LORD plead another horse that was red: and with the sword. Therefore thus

with all flesh: and the slain of the power was given to him that sat saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be LORD shall be many.

thereon to take peace from tho an harlot in the city, and thy sons

earth, and that they should kill and thy daughters shall fall byl Jer. iv, 10. Then said I, Ah,

one another; and there was given the sword, and thy land shall be Lord God! surely thou hast great

unto him a great sword. divided by line; and thou shalt ly deceived this people and Jerudle in a polluted land: and Israel salem, saying, Yo shall have LAND OF TIUMAN PERSECUshall surely go into captivity forth peace; whereas the sword reach

TION. of his land. eth unto the soul.

Ps. xvii, 13. Arise, O LORD, disAmos ix, 1. I saw the Lord

Jer. xil, 12. The spoilers are

I appoint him, cast him down: destanding upon the altar: and he come upon all high places through

liver my soul from the wicked, said, Smite the lintel of the door, the wilderness: for the sword of

which is thy sword. that the posts may shake: and cut the LORD shall devour from the

Ps. xxxvii, 15. Their sword shall them in the head, all of them; and

one end of the land even to the

other end of the land: uo desh I will slay the last of them with

enter into their own heart, and

their bows shall be broken. the sword: he that fleeth of them shall have peace.

Ps. lix, 7. Behold, they belch shall not flee away, and he that Jer. xxv, 31. A noise shall come

out with their mouth: swords are escapeth of them shall not be de- leren to the ends of the eart)

| in their lips: for who, say they, livered. the Lord hath a controversy with

doth hear? the nations, he will plead with all Micah v, 6. And they shall flesh; he will give them that

P3. Ixiv. 3. Who whet their waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod

are wicked to the sword, saith the tongue like a sword, and bend LORD.

their borcs to shoot their arrows, in the entrances thereof; thus

eren bitter words. shall he deliver us from the Assy

Jer. I, 36, 37. A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a

Prov. xxv, 18. A man that bear rian, when he cometh into onr land, and when he treadeth within sword is upon her mighty men: eth falso witness against his our borders.

and they shall be dismayed. A neighbour is a maul, and a sword

sword is upon their horses, and and a sharp arrow, Haggai ii, 22.

upon their chariots, and upon all 1 Prov. XXX, 14. There is a generthrow the chariots, and those that the mingled people that are ination, whose teeth are as swords, ride in them; and the horses and the midst of her, and they shall and their jaw teeth as knives, to their riders shall come down, become as women; a sword is devour the poor from off the every ono by the sword of his upon her treasures; and they shall | eryth, and the needy from anong brother.

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grieved in my spirit, in the midst Sow moru abundant honour, and Gen. 11. 7. And the LORD God of my body, and the visions of my

our uncomely parts have more formed men of the dust of the head troubled me.

abundant comeliness. For our ground, and breathed into his

comely parts have no need: but Jatth. X, 28. And fear not

God hath tempered the body tonostrils the breath of life: and them which kill the body, but are man became a living soul.

gether, having given more abundnot able to kill the soul; but

ant honour to that part which Neh. ix, 37. And it yieldeth rather fear him which is able to

lacked; That there should be no much increase unto the kings destroy both soul and body in

schism in the body; but that the whom thou hast set over us be- hell.

members should have the same cause of our sins: also they have Rom. vii, 24. O wretched man care one for another. And dominion over our bodies, and that I am! who shall deliver me | whether one member suffer, all over our cattle, at their pleasure, I from the body of this death? the members suffer with it; or one and we are in great distress.

2 Cor. v, 8. We are confident, I

member be honoured, all the Job X 9. Remember, I besay, and willing rather to be

members rejoice with it. beech thee, that thou hast made

absent from the body, and to be me as the clay; and wilt thou

Eph. 1, 23. Which is his body, bring me into dust again? present with the Lord.

the fulness of him that Alleth all

2 Cor. x. 10. For his letters, say I in all. Job xiii, 12. Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies

they, are weighty and powerful; | but his bodily presence is weak,

Eph. ii, 16. And that he might to bodies of clay. and his speech contemptible.

reconcile both unto God in ono Ps. xxii. 9. 10. But thon art he

body by the cross, having slain that took me out of the womb:

Heb. xiii. 3. Remember them the enmity thereby. thou didst make me hope when I that are in bords, as bound with

Eph. iii, 6. That the Gentiles was upon my mother's breasts. I them; and them which suffor ad

should be fellowheirs, and of the was cast upon theo from the versity, as being yourselves also

same body, and partakers of his womb; thou art my God from my in the body.

promise in Christ by the gospel. mother's belly.

James ii, 26. For as the body Ps. lxxi. 6. By thee have I been without the spirit is dead, so fuith Eph. 1v, 4, 12, 16. There is ono holden up from the womb: thou

without works is dead also. body, and one Spirit, even as ye art ho that took me out of my

are called in one hope of your mother's bowels: my praise shali | SYMBOL OF THE CHURCH

calling. For the perfecting of the be continually of thee.

saints, for the work of the minis.

AND ITS SYMPATHETIC Ps. cxxxix, 13-16. For thou hast

try, for the edifying of the body UNITY.

of Christ. From whom the whole possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb.

Rom. xll, 4, 5. For as we have body fitly joined together and I will praise thee; for I am fear-many members in one body, and compacted by that which every fully and wonderfully made; mar all members have not the same joint supplieth, according to the vellons are thy works and that ottice: So we, being many, are one

effectual working in the measure my sonl knoweth right well. My body in Christ, and every one of every part, maketh increase of substance was not hid from thee members one of another.

the body unto the edifying of itwhen I was made in secret, and 1 Cor. xii, 14-26. For the body 1"

c self in love. curiously wrought in the lowest is not one member, but many. Eph. v. 23. For the husband is parts of the earth. Thine eyes If the foot shall say, Because I am the head of the wife, even as did see my substance, yet being not the hand. I am not of the | Christ is the head of the church: unperfect, and in thy book all my body; is it therefore not of the and he is the saviour of the body. members were written, which in body? And if the ear shall say, continuance were fashioned, when Because I am not the eye, I am | Colos. I, 18, 24. And he is the as yet there was none of them. not of the body; is it therefore not head of the body, the church: Isa. II, 23. But I will put it into of the body? If the whole boily who is the beginning. the first

born from the dead; that in all were an eye, where were the the hand of them that afflict thee; |

hearing? If the whole were hear things he might have the prewhich have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and

ing, where were the smelling? But eminence. Who now rejoice in thou hast laid thy body as the

now hath God set the members my sufferings for you, and fill up ground, and as the street, to them

every one of them in the body, as that which is behind of the afilic

it hath pleased him. And if they tions of Christ in my flesh for his that went over.

were all one member, where were body's sake, yhich is the church. Dan. iil, 28. Then Nebuchad

the body? But now are they nezzar spake, and said, Blessed be

Colos. ll. 19. And not holding many members, yet but one body. the God of Shadrach, Meshach,

the Head, from which all the And the eye cannot say unto the and Abed-nego, who hath sent his

body by joints and bands having hand, I have no need of thee: nor angel, and delivered his servants

nourishment ministered, and knit again the head to the feet, I have that trusted in him, and have

together, increaseth with the inno need of you. Nay, much more changed the king's word, and

crease of God. those members of the body, which yielded their bodies, that they

seem to be more feeble, are neces- Colos. III, 15. And let the peaco might not serve nor worship any

sary: And those members of the of God role in your hearts, to tho god, except their own God.

body, which we think to be less which also ye are called in one Dan. vi, 15. I Daniel was honourable, upon these we be- body; and be ye thankful.

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