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THE SCRIPTURES;

WITH

ANNOTATIONS AND REFLECTIONS,

PAITICILARLY CALCULATED

TO FACILITATE THE STUDY

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OP THE

HOLY SCRIPTURES
SCHOOLS.AND FAMILIES.

SIXTH EDITION.
VOL. III.

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By Mrs. TRIMMER.

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Blessings promised to his posterity. David's prayer and

thanksgiving. .... page 39

Sect. X, David subdues the Philistines, the Moabiteg, and

other enemies of Israel. - - - - 43

Sect XI. David shews great kindness to Mephibosheth, Jona-

than's son. - - • 47

Sect XII. David sends ambassadors to Itanun king of the Am*

monites. They are ill-treated. A war ensues. Great

advantages obtained over the Syrians. - - 50

Sect XIII. David causes Uriah, the husband of Bathsheba, to

be slain in battle. He takes Bathsheba to be his wife.

Nathan the prophet sent to reprove David for his

wickedness. David repents with deep contrition - 58

Sect. XIV. David's child is struck with sickness. David's la-

mentation. His resignation to the will of God. - 59

Sect. XV. David subdues the Ammonites. - - 69

Sect. XVI. Absalom, one of David's sons, Sills his brother

Amnon. He flees from David. Joab at length prevails

on David to receive him. - . 64

Sect. XVII. Absalom forms a conspiracy against his father.
David flees from Jerusalem. ...

Sect. XVIII. David goes up mount Olivet weeping. Ahitho-

phel joins with Absalom. Hushai follows David, but by

his desire goes to Absalem. - - 73

Sect. XIX. Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth, by deceit obtains
the inheritance of his master. Shimei curses David. It

Sect. XX. Hushai defeats the counsels of Ahithophel. Amasa

is made general instead of Joab by Absalom. 82

Sect. XXI. Succours are brought to king David. He gives

a charge concerning bis son Absalom. Absalom is hanged

in an Oak. Joab kills him. The king laments bis

death. -' - - 90

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Sect. XXII. Joab reproves the king for his immoderate grief,

David ceases to lament the death of Absalom. He re-

turns to Jordan, and is met by the tribe ofiudah. page 96

Sect. XXIII. The king pardons Shimei. He passes over

Jordan. - - - 102

Sect. XXIV. A contest between the tribes concerning conduct-

ing the king to Jerusalem. A rebellion ensues. David

returns to his house. Mephibosheth meets the king and

is reconciled. - - - 104

Sect. XXV. Amasa made general by David. He is slain by

Joab. Sheba slain. The rebellion quelled. 107

Sect. XXVI. A famine in Israel on account of theGibeonites.

Wars with the Philistines. - 110

Sect. XXVII. David numbers the people. A pestilence ensues.

David purchases the ihreshing-floor of Onan. He builds

an altar there. The pe-tileuce is stopped. - - 115

Sect. XXVIII. David makes preparations towards building the
temple. He instructs Solomon his son concerning it, and
gives a charge to the princes. - - - 11)9

Sect. XXIX. Adonijah proclaimed king by Abiathar. Nathan

the prophet, by David's command, anoints Solomon and

proclaims him. The people accept him. Adonilah flees

to the altar. - - - - - 123

Sect. XXX. David makes preparations towards the templo.

Commands Solomon to build it. Charges the princes to

assist him. Solemn sacrifices offered. - - 130

Sect. XXXI. David gives a charge to Solomon his son and dies. 137

Sect. XXXII. A retrospective view of the life of king David as

the man after God's own heart. - - 142

Sect. XXXIII. Solomon begins his reign. Adouijah is put to

death. Abiathar is removed from tbehigh priest's office.

Joab put to death. Shimei slain. - 147

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