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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS-VOLUME V.
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Elijah Prays for the Widow's The Lepers Discover Syria's
892 Prayer to the Priests of Baal 831 Jehu Slays Jehoram
89-1 Elijah's Prayer
836 “Who Is on My Side ?" 8.90 Slaughter of the Priests of God's Word Against Jezebel 898 Baal
838 The Child Joash Crowned . 900 The People's Prayer 839 Athaliah's Evil End .
902 The Coming Rain 810 | Zechariah Stoned.
90+ Guarding the Walls
811 The Arrow of Deliverance 906 The Running of Elijah 812 The Dead Elisha.
908 Elijah's Misery
814 The Israelites Capture JeruThe Angel's Command 816 salem
910 Elijah Ilears God
818 U'zziah Smitten in God's Elijah Summons Elisha 8.50 House
912 The Syrians in Israel. 852 Oded Pleads for the Captives 914 Ahab' Demands Naboth's The Desolation of Israel . . 916 Vinevard
854 Hezekiah Cleanses the TemJezebel Tempts Ahab 8.56
918 Elijah Rebukes Ahab and The Letter Against God. 920 Jezebel.
858 God's Vengeance on SennaDeath at a Venture 860 cherib
922 The Retribution l'pon Ahab 862 The Shadow on the Dial 924 Elijah Protected by Heaven's Manasseh's Idolatry .
861 Vanasseh's Punishment 928 King Ahaziah's Doom 866 Josiah Exterminates Baal Nehemiah's Prayer .. 866 Worship
868 The Finding of the Law 932 Jehoshaphat's Strange Victory 868 Josiah's Lamentation 93+ The Chariot of Fire 870 Josiah's Passover.
936 Elisha Employs Elijah's
872 Nebuchadnezzar's Captives. 958 The Bears Avenge Elisha : 874 The Burning of Jerusalem 940 The Widow's Oil
. 876 The Sacred Vessels Restored 912 Elisha Revives the Shunam The Return to Jerusalem. 944 mite's Son
· 878 The Rebuilding of the Temple 946 The Little Maid in Exile : 880 Ezra before Artaxerxes 918 Elisha Refuses Naaman's Ezra's Lamentation
882 The Cupbearer of the King . 952 Gehazi's Covetousness 881 Nehemiah Surveys the Ruins 954 Job and His Friends . . 885 The Rebuilding of the Walls 956 God's Hosts Guard Elisha . 886 The Covenant Renewed. 958 Israel's Misery 888 Tailpiece
Chapter 7 1 God having given testimony to Solomon's prayer by fire from Heaven, and glory in the temple, the people worship him. 4 Solomon's solemn sacrifice. 8 Solomon having kept the feast of tabernacles, and the feast of the dedication of the altar, dismisseth the people. 12 God appearing to Solomon giveth him promises upon condition. OW when Solomon had made an end of
praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the house.
2 And the priests could not enter into the house of the LORD, because the glory of the LORD had filled the LORD's house.
3 And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of
the LORD upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
4 ( Then the king and all the people offered sacrifices before the LORD.
5 And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.
6 And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.
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7 Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brasen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offerings, and the meat offerings, and the fat.
8. Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt.
9 And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.
11 Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD, and the king's house: and all that came into Solomon's heart to make in the house of the LORD, and in his own house, he prosperously effected.
12 | And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.
13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;
14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
15 Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place.
16 For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.
17 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments;
18 Then will I stablish the throne of thy kindom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.
19 But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my com mandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;
20 Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.
21 And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to