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Manasseh's, and the sea is his bor- | nasseh's sons had the land of the south side of the nether I der, and they met together in Gilead. And the coast of Ma- horon. And the border Asher on the north, and in nasseh was from Asher to Mich-drawn thence, and compassed Issachar on the east.

methah, that lieth before Shechem, corner of the sea southward,

and the border went along on thé the bill that lieth before 1 MANASSEH, (SINGLY). right hand unto the inhabitants of horon southward; and the s Num. Xxxli, 41, 42. And Jair the En-tappuah. Now Manasseh had out thereof were at Kirjatsson of Manasseh went and took the land of Tappuah: but Tappuah, (which is Kirjath-jearim, ad the small towns thereof, and on the border of Manasseh, be the children of Judah. "Thia called them Havoth-jair,

And longed to the children of Ephraim; the west quarter. And the Nobah went and took Kenath, and the coast descended unto quarter was from the end of and the villages thereof, and the river Kanah, southward of jath-jearim, and the border called it Nobah, after his own

the river: these cities of Ephraim out on the west, and went og name.

are among the cities of Manasseh: the well of waters of Nephi

the coast of Manasseh also was on And the border came down Josh. xlii, 29-32. And Moses

the north side of the river, and end of the mountain that it gave inheritance unto the half- the outgoings of it were at the fore the valley of the son of tribe of Manasseh; and this was

sea. the possession of the half-tribe of sachar, and in Asher, Beth-shean the giants on the north,

And Manasseh had in Is- nom, and which is in the wall the children of Manasseh, by and her towns, and 'Ibleam and descended to the valley, their families. And their coast her towns, and the inhabitants of nom, to the side of Jebusios was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, Dor and her towns, and the in- south, and descended to Edall the kingdom of 'Og king of habitants of En-dor and her And was drawn from the 2 Bashan, and

all the towns of Jair, towns, and the inhabitants of and went forth to En-shen which are in Rashan, threescore Taanach and her towns, and the and went forth toward Gel cities; And half Gilead, and Ash- inhabitants of Megiddo and her which is over against the taroth, and Edrei, cities of the

up of Adummim, and descend kingdom of Og in Bashan, were towns, even three countries.

the stone of Boban the Bo pertaining unto the children of

Reuben,

EPHRAIM, (SINGLY). Machir the son of Manasseh, even

And passed along to the one half of the children of Josh, xvi, 5-9. And the border northward, and went down

ward the side over against AS Machir, by their families. These of the children of Ephraim, ac- Arabah; And the border are the countries which Moses dia cording to their families, was along to the side of Beth-16 distribute for inheritance in the thus: even the border of their

northward; and the outgoir plains of Moab, on the other side inheritance on the east side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward. was Ataroth -adar, unto Beth- of the salt sea, at the south

the border were at the north Josh. xvil, 1-9, 11. There was der went out toward the sea to

horon the upper,

And the bor

of Jordan. This was the also a lot for the tribe of Me- Michmethah on the north side; der of it on the east side.

coast. And Jordan was the nasseh, (for he was the first-born and the border went about eastof Joseph,) to wit, for Machir, the ward unto Taanath - shiloh, and dren of Benjamin, by the 9

was the inheritance of the first-born of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man passed by it on the east to Jano- thereof round about, acoorlis of war, therefore he had Gilead / bah, And it went down from their families. Now the cits and Bashan. There was also a lot Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naa- | the tribe of the children of for the rest of the children of rath, and came to Jericho, and Jamin, according to their fa Manasseh by their families; for went out from Tappuah westward and the valley of Keziz,

were Jericho, and Beththe children of Abiezer, and for unto the river Kanah; and the Beth-arabah, and Zemaran the children of Helek, and for the goings out thereof were at the children of Asriel, and for the

Beth-el, sea. This is the inheritance of the

And Avim, and children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the by their families. And the separate twelve cities with their vi tribe of the children of Ephraim

and Ophrah, And Cepharb

monai, and Ophni, and children of Shemida; these were

cities for the children

of Ephraim Gibeon, and Ramah, and Be the male-children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families. children of Manasseh, all the Mozah, And Rekem, and were among the inheritance of the

And Mizpeh, and Cephirah But Zelophehad, the son of

cities with their villages. Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son

and Taralah, And Zelah, of Machir, the son of Manasseh,

and Jebusi, (which is Jerus had no sons, but daughters: and

BENJAMIN.

Gibeath, and Kirjath: fod these are the names of his daugh- Josh, xvili, 11-28. And the lot cities with their villages, I ters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, of the tribe of the children of the inheritance of the childr Milcah, and' Tirzah. And they Benjamin came up according to Benjamin, according to came near before Eleazar the their families: and the coast of families. priest, and before Joshua the son their lot came forth between the of Nun, and before the princes, children of Judah and the chil

INHERITANCE OF JOSI saying, The LORD commanded dren of Joseph. And their border Moses to give us an inheritance on the north side was from Jor

AND CALEB. among our brethren: therefore, don; and the border went up to Josh. xlx, 49, 50. When the according to the commandment of the side of Jericho on the north made an end of dividing the the LORD, he gave them an in- side, and went up through the for inheritance by their coast heritance among the brethren of mountains westward; and the go- children of Israel gave an ! their father. And there fell ten ings out thereof were at the wil- ance to Joshua the son of portions to Manasseh, beside the derness of Beth-aven. And the among them: Accordiog land of Gilead and Bashan, which border went over from thence to word of the LORD, they game were on the other side Jordan; ward Luz, to the side of Luz, the city which he asked. Because the daughters of Mo-|(which is Beth-el,) southward; and Timnath-serah in mount Eph nasseh had an inheritance among the border descended to Ataroth- and he built the city, and his sons: and the rest of Ma-1 adar, near the hill that: lieth on therein.

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Joh. V, 13. And unto Caleb situation, the joy of the whole come into this city, nor shoot an the son of Jephunnen he gave a earth, is mount Zion, on the sides arrow there, nor come before it part among the children of Judah, of the north, the city of the great with shields, nor cast a bank warding to the commandment King. Let mount Zion rejoice, against it. By the way that he of the Lord to Joshua, even the let the daughters of Judah be came, by the same shall he return, diy of Arba, the father of Anak, glad, because of thy judgments. and shall

not come into this city, which city is Hebron.

Walk about Zion, and go round saith the LORD. For I will defend 1 Gron. vi, 54-56. Now these about her: tell the towers thereof. this city to save it, for mine own st their dwelling-places through- Mark ye well her bulwarks, con- sake, and for my servant David's

at their castles, in their coasts, sider her palaces; that ye may sake. the fores of Aaron, of the tell it to the generation follow

Isa. xxxvill, 6. And I will deAnties of the Kohathites; for ing.

liver thee and this city out of the the res the lot. And they Ps. cxxii, 2-5. Our feet shall hand of the king of Assyria; and Anthem Hebron in the land of stand within thy gates, O Jerusa- I will defend this city. Judah, and the suburbs thereof lem. Jerusalem is builded as a Tolszont it. But the fields of city that is compact together: make Jerusalem a cup of' tremb

Zech. xii, 2, 3, 9. Behold, I will la aty, and the villages thereof, Whither the tribes go up, the S to Caleb the son of tribes of the Lord, anto the testi- ling unto all the people round Tabesneh.

mony of Israel, to give thanks about, when they shall be in the

unto the name of the LORD. For siege both against Judah and VETROPOLIS OF

there are set thrones of judgment, against Jerusalem. And in that

the thrones of the house of David. burdensome stone for all people; CANAAN,

Isa. Ixv, 18, 19. But be ye glad all that burden themselves with JERUSALEM, ANCIENTLY and rejoice for ever in that which it shall be cut in pieces, though

CALLED JEBUS. I create: for, behold, I create all the people of the earth be &m, F, 6-8. And the king and Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her gathered together against it. And men went to Jerusalem

unto people a joy. And I will rejoice it shall come to pass in that day, Jeb sites, the inhabitants of

in Jerusalem, and joy in my peo- that I will seek to destroy all the hat which spake unto David, ple, and the voice of weeping nations that come against Jeru1122 Except thou take away

shall be no more heard in her, salem. Miod and the lame, thou shalt nor the voice of crying.

tsune in hither thinking, Zech. viii, 3. Thus saith the PATRIOTIC LOVE FOR IT. Ik wanot come

in hither. LORD, I am returned unto Zion, Nastless David

P8. II, 18. Do good in thy good took the and will dwell in the midst of pleasure unto Zion: build thou rre held of Zion: the same is Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall the walls of Jerusalem. sity of David.

And David be called, A city of truth; and the in that day. Whosoever get- mountain of the LORD of hosts, of Jerusalem: they shall prosper

Ps. cxxii, 6-8. Pray for the peace app to the gutter, and smiteth The holy mountain. Jabusites, and the lame and

that love thee. Peace be within Acts ii,5. And there were dwell-thy walls, and prosperity within Wind, ihat are hated of David's ing at Jerusalem Jews, devout thy palaces. For my brethren

le shall be chief and captain, men, out of every nation under and companions' sakes, I will now Therefore they said, The blind heaven. the lame shall not come into

say, Peace be within thee. ITS DIVINE PROTECTION.

Ps. cxxvili, 5. The LORD shall Caron. x1, 4, 5. And David and

bless thee out of Zion: and thou Israel went to Jerusalem, thus saith the LORD concerning all the days of thy life.

2 Kings xix, 32-34. Therefore shalt see the good of Jerusalem ich da Jebus, where the Jebusere the inhabitants of the the king of Assyria, He shall not

Ps. cxxxvii, 5-7. If I forget thee, And the inhabitants of come into this city, nor shoot an ald to David, Thou shalt arrow there, nor come before ito Jerusalem, let my right hand crne hither.

bank forget her cunning. If I do not with shield, nor cast Nevertheless Para tock the castle of Zion, against

it. By the way that he remember thee, let my tongue the city of David.

came, by the same shall he re-cleave to the roof of my mouth; if turn, and shall not come into this I prefer not Jerusalem above my

city, saith the LORD. For I will chief joy. Remember, O LORD, ISH DIVINE CHOICE AND defend this city, to save it, for the children of Edom in the day SCENE OF NATIONAL mine own sake, and for my ser- of Jerusalem; who said, Rase i, GATHERINGS. vant David's sake.

rase it, even to the foundation Crom. vi, 5, 6. Since the day

Ps. xlviii, 3-5. God is known in thereof. I brought forth my people her palaces for a refuge. For, lo. Isa. Ixii, 1. For Zion's sake will of the land of Egypt, I chose the kings were assembled, they I not hold my peace, and for Jeruaty among all the tribes of passed by together. They saw salem's sake I will not rest, until

to build an house in, that it, and so they marvelled; they the righteousness thereof go forth aure might be there; neither were troubled, and hasted away. as brightness, and the salvation I any inan to be a ruler over

thereof as a lamp that burneth. 18a. xxxiil, 20. Look upon Zion, people Israel: But I have the city of our solemnities: thino Jer. II, 50. Ye that have escaped

Jerusalem, that my name eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet the sword, go away, stand not da be there, and have chosen habitation, a tabernacle that shall still remember the Lord afar off

, un to be 'over my people not be taken down; not one of the and let Jerusalem come into your

stakes thereof shall ever be re-mind. Dron. IV, 10. So they gather moved, neither shall any of the Zech, xil, 5. And the governors themselves together at Jeru-cords thereof be broken. of Judah shall say in their heart, been in the third month, in the Bleenth year of the reiga of Asa.

Isa. xxxvii, 33-35. Therefore The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall

thus saith the LORD concerning be my strength in the LORD of H, iltill, 2, 11–13 Beautiful for the king of Assyria, He shall not hosts their God.

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THE CAPITAL OFTEN Jerusalem to war, and they became, he, and all his host, a ins THREATENED. sieged Abaz, but could not over- Jerusalem, and pitched aga tit

and they bailt forts agal 1 Isa. xxix, 1-3. Woe to Ariel, to come him. Ariel, the city where David dwelt! Isa. vil, 1. And it came to pass round about. And the cil add ye year to year, let them kill in the days of Abaz the son of besieged unto the elerent

And sacrifices. Yet I will distress Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of king Zedekiah. Ariel, and there shall be heavi. of Judah, that Rezin the king of ninth day of the fourth moi ness and sorrow: and it shall be Syria, and Pekah the son of Re- famine prevailed in the ci unto me as Ariel. And I will maliah, king of Israel, went up to there was no bread for the camp against thee round about, ward Jerusalem to war against it, of the land. and will lay seige against thee but could not prevail against it. Jer. Xxxix, 1-3. In the nint es with a mount, and I will raise

of Zedekiah king of Judah, th forts against thee.

BY SENNACHERIB.

tenth month, came Nebuch Jer, I, 14, 15. Then the LORD 2 Kings xviil, 17. And the king zar king of Babylon and said unto me, Out of the north an of Assyria

sent Tartan, and Rab-besieged it. And in the el evil shall break forth upon all the saris, and Rab-shakeh, from Lachinhabitants of the land. For, 10, ish to king Hezekiah with

a great inonth,

the ninth day of the

year of Zedekiah, in the I will call all the families of the host against Jerusalem: and they the city was broken up. kingdoms of the north, saith the went up, and came to Jerusa- the princes of the king of 1 LORD; and they shall come, and lem.

came in, and sat in the they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates Sennacherib king of Assyria send gar-nebo, Sarsemim, Ra

2 Chron. xxxii, 9. After this did gate, even Nergal-sharezer of Jerusalem, and against all the his servants to Jerusalem, (but he Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag walls thereof round about, and himself laid siege against Lachish, all the residue of the pri against all the cities of Judah.

and all his power with him,) unto the king of Babylon. Jer. ix, 11. And I will make Hezekiah king of Judah, and unJerusalem heaps, and a den of to all Judah that were at Jerusa- in the ninth year of his r

Jer. lii, 4-7. And it came dragons; and I will make the lem, saying.

the tenth month, in the te cities of Judah desolate, without

of the month, that Nebucha an inhabitant.

BY PHARAOH-NECHOH. king of Babylon came, he Jer. xix, 8. And I will make this

2 Kings xxili, 33. And Pharaoh- his army, against Jerusale city desolate, and an hissing: nechoh put

him in bands at Riblah, pitched against it, and bu every one that passeth thereby in the land of Hamath,

that he against it round about. shall be astonished

and hiss be- might not reign in Jerusalem; and citywas besleged unto thee ren cause of all the plagues thereof.

put the land to a tribute of an year of king Zedekiah. Jer. xx, 5. Moreover, I will de- hundred talents of silver, and a the fourth month, in the nih liver all the strength of this city, talent of gold.

of the month, the famine v and all the labours thereof, and

in the city, so that there all the precious things thereof,

BY JEHOASH.

bread for the people of t and all the treasures of the kings

Then the city was broken of Judah will I give into the hand

2 Kings xiv, 13, 14. And Jeboash all the men of war fled, at of their enemies, which shall spoil king of Israel took a maziah king forth out of the city by a them, and take them, and carry of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the the way

of the gate bet them to Babylon.

son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, two walls, which was by th Jer. xxl, 10. For I have set my down the wall of Jerusalem, from by the city round about:) !

and came to Jerusalem, and brake garden; (now the Chaldea face against this city for evil, and the gate of Ephraim unto the went by the way of the pl shall be given into the hand of corner-gate, four hundred cubits. And he took all the gold and

Dan. 1, 1. In the third ye the king of Babylon, and he shall silver, and

all the vessels that reign of Jehoiakim king burn it with fire.

were found in the house of the came Nebuchadnezzar Jer. xxxii, 28, 31. Therefore thus Lord, and in the treasures of the Babylon unto Jerusalem, saith the Lord, Behold, I will give king's house, and hostages, and sieged it. this city into the hand of the returned to Samaria. Chaldeans, and into the hand of

ITS DESTRUCTION B Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon,

CHALDEES. and he shall take it.

BY NEBUCHADNEZZAR.

For this city hath been to me as a provo- time the servants of Nebuchad- fifth month, on the seren

2 Kings xxiv, 10-12. At that 2 Kings xxv, 8-10. An cation of mine anger and of my fury, from the day that they built nezzar king of Babylon came up the month, which is the ni iteven unto this day, that I should against Jerusalem, and the city year of king Nebuchadnem remove it from before my face.

was besiged. And Nebuchad- of Babylon, came Neba

nezzar king of Babylon camo captain of the guard, a s ITS VARIOUS Sieges. against the city, and his servants the king of Babylon, un

did beseige it. And Jehoiachin salem: And he hurnt ti BY SHISHAK.

the king of Judah went out to the of the LORD, and the king 1 Kings xiv, 25. And it came to king of Babylon, he, and his and all the houses of Jerus pass in the fifth year of king mother, and his servants, and his every great man's house Rehoboam, that shishak king of princes, and his officers; and the with fire. And all the arı Egypt came up against Jerusa- king of Babylon took him in the Chaldees, that were with lem. eighth year of his reign.

tain of the guard, brake BY REZIN.

2 Kings xxv, 1-3. And it came walls of Jerusalem round

to pass in tho ninth year of his Neh. 1, 2, 3. That Hang 2 Kings avl, 6. Then

Rezin king reign, in the tenth month, in the my brethren, came, he and of Syria, and Pekah son of Rema- tenth day of the month, that Ne- men of Judalr; and I a Nah king of Israel, came up to Ibuchadnezzar king of Babylon concerning the Jews u

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