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Sect. XXXIV. Solomon's sacrifices at Gibeon. His dream.

He prays for wisdom. - - - page 153

Sect. XXXV. Solomon's instructions concerning the value of

wisdom. - 161

Sect. XXXVI. Solomon's wise judgment between two women. 163

Sect. XXXVII. Solomon's great wisdom. His princes. The

daily provisions of his household. The extent of his

kingdom. His wonderful power and riches. - 165

Sect. XXXVIII. Hiram, king of Tyre, sends to congratulate

Solomon. They make an alliance. - - 168

Sect. XXXIX. The building of Solomon's temple. - 173

Sect. XL. The dedication of the temple. i - 179

SecU XLI. Solomon's prayer at the dedication of the temple.

He blesses the congregation. The Lord sends fire from

heaven. - - . - - 184

Sect. XLII. The Lord gives a testimony of his accepting So-

lomon's prayer. Solomon appoints the courses of the

priests, &e. - - - 196

Sect. XLIII. Solomon builds a house for himself. The house

of Lebanon. The house for his queen, Pharaoh's daugh-

ter. His throne, &c. - - - 19.8

Sect. XLIV. The queen of Shcba pays a visit to Solomon. His

great wisdom, power, and riches. - 203

Sect. XLV. Solomon multiplies wiveS to himself. He wor-

ships idols. God threatens to rend the kingdom from his

son. A prophet in the name of the Lord gives ten tribes

to Jeroboam. Solomon dies. - 206

Sect. XLVI. The Israelites assemble to crown Eehoboam the

son of Solomon. Ten tribes revolt to Jeroboam.arid make

him king over Israel. Rchoboam reigns over Judah. War

betwixt the divided kingdoms. - 214

Sect. XLVII. The reign of Jeroboam king of Israel. He sets

up two golden calves. He offers incense. His hand is

withered, but restored on his repentance. Ahijah pro-

phesies destruction to the house of Jeroboam. page 222

Sect. XLVIII. The reign of Abijam king of Judah. War be-

tween him and Jeroboam. The Lord assists Abijam. 229

Sect. XLIX. The reigns of Nadab and Baasha, kings of Israel.

They sin against the Lord. A prophecy against the house

of Baasha. - - - 232

Sect. L. The reign of Asa king of Judah. He is helped of the

Lord. He makes a league with Benhadad king of Syria.

A prophet sent to reprove him. - 235

Sect. LI. The wicked reigns of Elah, Zimri, and Omri. - 242

Sect. LII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoshaphat king of

Judah. The Lord helpeth him. - . - - 245

Sect. LIII. The beginning of the reign of Ahab king of Israel;

and the history of Elijah the prophet. Ahab marries

Jezebel i and brings idols into Jerusalem. Elijah sent to

him to prophesy that there would be a drought. Elijah

fed by ravens at the brook Cherith. - - 247

Sect. LIV. Elijah commanded to go to fcerepuath. He meets

with a widow. - Her barrel of meal ahd cruse of oil are

multiplied. She sustains the prophet. Herson is restored

to life. - ■ - - -' - 250

Sect. LV. Eli lah is sent to Ahab to foretel rain. He assembles

the people of Israel, and the prophets of Baal, to prove

who is The God. The prophets of Baal slain. - - 258

Sect. LVI. Kain sent. "Jezebel seeks to kill Elijah. He flees
to Bethsheba. He desponds. An angel comforts him.
The Lord reveals himself by a 9mall still voice. Elijah is
sent to anoint Jehu to be king, and Elisha to be a prophet,
Elisha follows Elijah. - - - 2C6

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be put to death. Elijah prophesies the destruction of

Jezebel, and the whole house of Ahab. - - page 275

Sect. LIX. Ahab and Jehoshaphat form an alliance. False

prophetsdeceive Ahab. Micaiah prophecies against them.

He is imprisoned. Ahab slain. - - 280

Sect. IX. Jehoshaphat reproved for making alliance with

Ahab. He brings the people back to their duty, and

reforms the corruptions of public worship. - 287

Sect. LXI. Jehoshaphat makes an alliance with Ahaziah king

of Israel. They send trading vessels to Tarshish and Ezion-

geber. ,- - . - 289

Sect. LX1I, The wicked reign o£ Ahaziah king of Israel. His

fall from a lattice. Elijah prophesies his death. Elijah

calls for fire from heaven upon those who were sent to

destroy him. Ahaziah dies. - - 290

Sect. LX111. Elijah the prophet taken up to heaven in a fiery

chariot. Elisha receives his mantle. Succeeds him in

his prophetic office. - - 295.

Sect. LXIV. Elisha heals the waters of Jericho. He is mocked

by the children of Bethel. They are slain by bears. 3(12

Sect. 1XV. The beginning of the reign of Jehorain, or Jorum,

king of Israel. He makes an alliance with Jehoshaphat

king of Jurlah. They go against the Moabites. - 305

Sect. LXVI. The conclusion uf the reign of Jehoshaphat king

of Judah. A great victory over the Moabites and Ammo-

nites. A solemn thanksgiving. Jehoshaphat dies. 310

Sect. LXVII. Naaman the Syrian general goes to Elisha the

prophet. He is cured of his leprosy, Gehazi the servant

of Elisba is struck with leprosy. - - 316

Sect. LXV1II. The reign of Jehoram king of Israel continued.

Ben-hadad king of Syria seeks to destroy Elisha. His

people are struck with blindness. - - 321

Sect. LXIX. Ben-hadad besieges Samaria. A famine in Sa-

maria. The Syrians defeated. Great spoils taken, 325

Sect.LXX. The widow's oil multiplied. The son of the Shu-
namite raised to life at the prayer of Elisha. Deadly


pottage healed,


Sect. LXX1. Ben-hadad sends a message to Elisha. Elisba
foretels his death, and the succession of Hazael. Ben-

. hadad killed by Hazael. - * - - 339

Sect. LXXII. The wicked reign of Jehoram king of Judah.

He slays all his brethren. The Edomites revolt. He

dies miserably. - - 343

Sect. LXXII I. The wicked reign of Ahaziah (called also Aza-

riah and Jehoahaz), king of Judah. ... 346

Sect LXXIV. The reign of Jebu king of Israel. Elisha sends

one of the children of the prophets to anoint him Je-

horam slain by Jehu. Ahaziah mortally wonnded. Je-

zebel thrown from a window. Dogs lick up her blood. 348

Sect. LXXV. The wicked reign of Athaliah queen of Judah.

She destroys all the seed royal except Joash, who is saved

in the temple, and concealed by Jehoiada the priest.

Joash proclaimed king. Athaliah slain. - - 356

Sect, LXXVI. The reign of Joash, or Jehoash, king ot Judah.

Jehoiada dies. Zechariah the son of Jehoiada (lain. Ha-

zael king of Syria wars against Judah. Joasb dies. - 359

Sect. LXXV II. The wicked reign of Jehoahaz king of Israel.

The kingdom of Israel reduced. Jehoahaz dies. - 362

Sect. LXXVIII. The reign of Jehoash, or Joash, kingof Israel,

He visits Elisha in bis sickness. Elisha dies. The Sy-

rians defeated. Jehoash dies. - - 364

Sect. LXXIX. The reign of Amaziah king of Judah. He

numbers his people. War with the Edomites. War with

Israel. Amaziah taken prisoner by Joash. His death. 369

Sect. LXXX. The reign of Jeroboam II. king of Israel. Israel

delivered by his hand. . - - • 374

Sect. LXXXI. Part of the prophecy of Amos, concerning a

famine and an earthquake. The people of Israel called

upon to repent. .... 375

Sect. LXXXII. The reign of Uzziah, or Azariah, king of


struck with leprosy. His death. - page 380

Sect. LXXXIII. Part of the prophecy of Isaiah. The people
of Israel and Judah called upon to forsake their sins, and
turn unto the Lord. - i . 333

Sect. LXXXIV. The reigns of Zachariah and Shallum, kings

of Israel. Their death. '- - 385

Sect. LXXXV. The history of the prophet Jonah. The Lord

commands him to go to Nineveh. He disobeys and is

swallowed up by a fish. The Lord delivers him. - 387

Sect. LXXXV I. Jonah again sent to Nineveh. The people

repent at his preaching, and are pardoned. Jonah dis-

pleased. He is made sensible of his error, - - 390

Sect. LXXXVII. The reigns of Menahem, Pekaiah, and

Pekah, kings of Israel. Hoshea succeeds to the throne. 393

Sect. LXXXVIII. Part of the prophecy of Hosea. The pro- .

phet foretels the downfall of the kingdom of Israel. He'

calls upon the people to repent,' - - 396

Sect. LXXXIX. The reigns of Jotham and Ahaz, kings of

r- , Judah. Jothani's great prosperity. The Ammonites

become tributary to him. Syria and Ephraim con-

federate against Judah. Isaiah encourages Ahaz. The

miraculous birth of Emanuel predicted. The defeat of

the Assyrians foretold, &c. - - - 400

Sect. XC. The wickedness of Ahaz, Numbers of the people'

of Judah carried into captivity by the Syriaus. - - 405

Sect. XCI. The impiety of Ahaz. He sends part of the

treasure of the Lord's house to the king of Assyria. He

setteth up an altar to idols, burns incense thereon, and

commits abominations. His death. -, - 407

iect. XCII. The beginning of the rdgi' of Hezekiah king of

Judah. Hi: cleanses the temple, and reforms public

worship. A covenant mad.-with great solemnity. - 411

Sect. XCIII. Part of the prophecy of Isaiah. The prophet

denounces woes against the people of Israel. He invites

them to turn unto the Lord. - - - 415


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