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depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver be thine, and shall be called after Gal.lv, 8-7,19,28. To redeen from between his feet, until Shiloh the name of their brethren in that were under the law, come; and unto him shall the their inheritance.

might receive the adop gathering of the people be: Bind- Heb. xil, 24. By faith Moses, sons. And because ye al ing his foal unto the vine, and his when be was come to years, re- God bath sent forth the 8 ass's colt unto the choice vine; he fused to be called the son of his Son into your hearta, washed his garments in wine, and Pharaoh's daughter.

Abba, Father. Wherefo! his clothes in the blood of grapes:

art no more a servant, bu His eyes shall be red with wine, SPIRITUAL ADOPTION-ITS and if a son, then an heir and his teeth white with milk.

SOURCE THE GRACE OF through Christ. My little Zebulun shall dwell at the haven

GOD.

of whom I travail in bir of the sea; and he shall be for an

Hosea I, 10. Yet the number of until Christ be formed haven of' ships: and his border the children of Israel shall be as

Now we, brethren, as Isi shall be unto Zidon. Issachar is the sand of the sea, which cannot

are the children of promis a strong ass couching down be be measured nor numbered; and tween two burdens; And he saw It shall come to pass, that in the

1 John lil, 2, Beloved, !

we the sons of God, and that rest was good, and the place where it was said unto them, land that it was pleasant; and Ye are not my people, there it not yet appear what wet

but we know that, when bowed his shoulder to bear, shall be said unto them, Ye are and

appear, we shall be like became servant unto the sons of the living God.

we shall see him as he is. tribute. Dan shall judge his John 1, 12, 13. But as many as people, as one of the tribes of received him, to them gave he

ITS DUTIES. Israel. Dan shall be & ser- power to become the sons of God, pent by tbe way, an adder in even to them that believe on his

Matth. v, 45. That sa the path, that biteth the horse name: Which were born, not of is in heaven: for he ma

the children of your Fath heels, so that his rider shall fall blood, nor of the will of the flesh, sun to rise on the evil an backward. I have waited for thy nor of the will of man, but of God, good, and sendeth rain on salvation, O LORD. Gad, a troop Eph. 1, 5. Having predestinated and on the unjust. shall overcome him: but he shall

us unto the adoption of children overcome at the last. Out of by Jesus Christ to himself, accord

Eph. v, 1. Be ye therefor Asler bis bread shall be fat, and ing to the good pleasure of his ers of God, as dear child he shall yield royal dainties. will.

Phil. ii, 15. That ye Naphtall is a hind let loose: he

1 John iii, 1. Behold what

blameless and harmless, giveth goodly words. Joseph is a manner of love the Father hath of God, without rebuke fruitful bough, even a fruitful

bestowed bough by a well, whose branches be called the sons of God! there nation, among whom ye

upon ns, that we should midst of a crooked and run over the wall. The archers fore the world

knoweth us not, lights fu the world.

Heb. xil, 5. And ye hat at him, and hated him. But his because it knew him not. bow abode in strength, and the

ten the exhortation whic ITS BLESSINGS.

eth unto you as unto arms of his hands were made

Ps. Ixxxix, 26, 27. He shall cry My son, despise not strong by the hands of the mighty unto ine, Thou art my Father, my chastening of the Lord, God of Jacob; (from thence is the God, and the Rock of my salva- wben thou art rebuked Shepherd, the stone of Israel:) |tion. Also I will make him my Even by the God of thy father, first-born, higher than the kings that hath this hope in H

1 Jokn iii, 3, 10. Ande who sball help thee, and by the of the earth. Almighty, who shall bless thee

eth himsell, even as he with blessings of heaven above, this time cry unto me, My father, manifest, and the child

Jer. 111,4, 19. Wilt thou not from In this the children of blessings of the deep that lieth thou art the guide of my youth devil: whosoever doethi under, blessings of the breasts But I said,

How shall I put thee eousness is not of God,! and of the womb. The blessings among the children, and give thee that loveth not his broth of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of iny progenitors of the hosts of nations? and I said,

a pleasant land, a goodly heritage unto the utmost bound of the ever

IV. lasting hills: they shall be on the and shalt not turn away from me. Thou shalt call me, My father;

FAMILY CIR head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separRom. viii, 14-17. For as many as

INTERCOURSE AN ate from his brethren. Benjamin are led by the Spirit of God, they

RELATIVES. shall ravin as a wolf: in the mor are the sons of God. For ye have Gen. xiv, 16. And he [2 ning he shall devour the prey, and not received the Spirit of bondage brought back all the e at night he shall divide the spoil. again to fear, but ye have receiv- also brought again bis All these are the twelve tribes of ed the Spirit of adoption, whereby Lot, and his goods, Israel: and this is it that their we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit women also, and the peo father spake unto them, and itself bearethi witness with our

Gen. xxviii, 5. And ! blessed them; every one according spirit, that we are the children of away Jacob:' and be to his blessing he blessed them.

God:' And if children, then heirs; Padan-aram unto Laba heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Bethuel the Syrian, the

Christ; if so be that we suffer with Rebekah, Jacob's and ADOPTION.

him, that we may be also glorified mother. Gen. xlviii, 5, 6. And now together.

Gen. xxx, 4-6, 12. AI thy two sons, Ephraim and Man

2 Cor. vi, 18. And will be a said unto them, Ms! asseh, which were born unto thee Father unto you, and ye shall be whence be ye? And the in the land of Egypt, before I came my sons and daughters, saith the Haran are we. And be unto thee into Egypt, are mine: Lord Almighty.

them, Know ye Lalant as Reuben and Simeon, they sball Gal. ill, 26. For ye are all the Nahor? And they said, be mine. And thy issue, which children of God by faith in Christ him. And he said unte thou begettest after them, shall 'Jesus.

be well? And they say

am

nd, behold, Rachel his' parched corn, and these ten loaves, blessed thee since my coming: ir cometh with the sheep. and run to the camp to thy and now, when shall I provide for icob told Rachel that he brethren.

mine own house also? father's brother, and that

Esther ii, 10, 11. Esther had not Gen. xxxii, 6-8. And the mesRebekal's son: and she showed her people, nor her kin- sengers returned to Jacob, saytold her father.

dred: for Mordecai had chargeding, We came to thy brother XXVII, 14. And he said to her that she should not shew it. Fsau, and also he cometh to meet I pray thee, see whether And Mordecai walked every day thee, and four hundred men with Al with thy brethren, and before the court of the women's him. Then Jacob was greatly th the flocks and bring house, to know how Esther did, afraid and distressed: and he d again. ...

and what should become of her. divided the people that was with cliil, 6. 7. And Israel said, Luke 1, 39, 40, 56. And Mary him, and the flocks, and herds, bre dealt ye so all with me, arose in those days, and went into and the camels, into two bands; I the man whether ye had the hill-country with haste, into And said, If Esau come to the one rother? And they said, a city of Juda; And entered into company, and smite it, then tbe asked us straitly of our the house of Zacharias, and other company which is left shall ad of our kindred, saying, saluted Elisabeth. And Mary escape. father yet alive? have ye abode with her about three Gen. xliii, 8. And Judah said brother and we told him months, and returned to her own unto Israel his father, Send the 23 to the tenor of these house.

lad with me, and we will arise Could we certainly know Acts vil, 13, 23. And at the and go; that we may live, and uot would say, Bring your second time Joseph was made die, both we, and thou, and also down?

known to his brethren; and our little ones. IT, 18. And Moses went Joseph's kindred was made known Num. xli, 1. And Miriam and imed to Jethro his father. unto Pharaoh. And when he was Aaron spake against Moses beand said unto him, Let me full forty years old, it came into cause of the Ethiopian woman ray thee, and return unto his heart to visit his brethren the whom he had married: for he had bren which are in Egypt, children of Israel.

married an Ethiopian woman. whether they be yet alive.

Num. XxxII, 26. Our little ones, thero said to Moses, Go in FAMILY CARES AND our wives, our flocks, and all our

ANXIETIES.

cattle, shall be there in the cities xviil , 5-8. And Jethro, Gen. xix, 12-16. And the men

of Gilead. bither-in-law, came with said unto Lot, Hast thou here any Deut. isl, 19, 20. But your

wives, and bis wife unto Moses besides? son-in-law, and thy sons, and your little ones, and your wilderness, where he en- and thy daughters, and whatso- cattle, (for I know that ye have I at the mount of God. ever thou hast in the city, bring much cattle,) shall abide in your

said unto Moses, I thy them out of this place: For we cities which I have given you, B-law, Jethro come will destroy this place, because Until the LORD have given rest lee, and thy wife, and her the cry of them is waxen great unto your brethren; as well as unus with her. And Moyes before the face of the LORD; and to you, and until they also posit to meet his father-in-law, the LORD hath sent us to destroy sess the land which the LORD obeisance, and kissed him; it. And Lot went out, and spake your God hath given them beTasked each other of untohis sons-in-law,which married yond Jordan: and then shall ye elfare; and they came into his daughters, and said, Up, get return every man unto his pos

And Moses told his ye out of this place; for the LORD session, which I have given you. L-law all that the LORD will destroy this city. But he 1 Kings iil, 1. And Solomon be unto Pharaoh, and to seemed as one that mocked unto made affinity with Pharaoh king yptians, for Israel's sake, his sons-in-law. And when the of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's the travail that had come morning arose, then the angels daughter, and brought her into her by the way, and how hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take the city of David, until he had in delivered them.

thy wife, and thy two daughters, made an end of building his own 1, 31, 32. And be said, which are here; lest thou be con- house, and the bouse of the LORD, us not,' I pray thee; foras- sumed in the iniquity of the city. and the wall of Jerusalem round 3 thou knowest how we are And, while he lingered, the men about. mp in the wilderness, and laid hold upon his hand, and upon

1 Kings ix, 24. But Pharaoh's ayest be to us instead of the hand of his wife, and upon the daughter came up out of the city And it shall be, if thou go band of his two daughters, the

of David unto her house which yea, it shall be, that what LORD being merciful unto him: Solomon had built for her: then

the LORD shall do unto and they brought him forth, and did he build Millo. same will we do unto thee. set him without the city.

Neh. V, 1, 2. And there was a Gen. xxvi, 35. Which [Esau's great cry of the people, and of 111,1, 20. And Naomi had a * of her husband's, a two marriages) were a grief of their wives, against their breth| man of wealth, of the mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.

ren the Jews. For there were of Elimelech; and his name Gen. xxvii, 46. Aud Rebekah that said, We, our sons, and our Paz. And Noami said unto said to Isaac, I am weary of my daughters, are many: therefore unghter-in-law, Blessed be life because of the daughters of we take up corn for them, that wo he LORD, who hath not left Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the may eat, and live. s kindness to tbe living daughters of Heth, such as these ► the dead. And Naomi wchich are of the daughters of the BROTHERLY AFFECTION, ato her, The man is near of land, what good shall my life do

ETC. ito us, oue of our next kids ine?

Gen. xxix, 13. And it came to Gen. xxx, 30. For it was little pass, when Laban heard the tid1. IV, 17. And Jesse said which thou hadst before I came, ings of Jacob his sister's son, that David his son, Take now for and it is now increased unto a he ran to meet him, and embraced brethren an ephah of this multitude; and the LORD hath him, and kissed him, and brought

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him to his house. And he told | into the army, and came and and redeemed thee ont Laban all these things. saluted his brethren.

house of servants; and I se Gen. xxxiii, 4. And Esau ran to Mark iii, 31, 82. There came fore thee Moses, Aaron meet him, and embraced him, and then his brethren and his mother, Miriam. O my people, rent fell on his neck, and kissed him, and, standing withont, sent unto

now what Balak king of and they wept.

him, calling him. And the multi-consulted, and what Balas Gen. xxxvii,30. And he (Reuben]tude sat about him; and they said son of Beor answered him returned unto his brethren, and unto him, Behold, thy mother and shittim unto Gilgal; that y said, The child is not; and I, thy brethren without seek for know the righteousness thee.

LORD whither shall I go? Gen. xliii, 29-31, And he lifted

Luke xil, 51, 52. Suppose 1 up his eyes, and saw his brother Ps. cxxxiii, 1-3. Behold, how I tell you, Nay; but rather

I am come to give peace on Benjamin, his mother's son, and good and how pleasant it is for ion: For from henceforth said, Is this your younger brother, brethren to dwell together in shall be five in one housed of whom ye spake unto me? And unity! It is like the precious three against two, and ho sald, God be gracious unto ointment upon the head, that ran thee, my son. And Joseph made down upon the beard, even Aaron's

against three. haste; for his bowels did yearn beard; that went down to the DIMINUTION OF FAM upon his brother: and he sought skirts of his garments; As the where to weep; and he entered dew of Hermon, and as the dew

A SORE JUDGMENTU into his chamber, and wept there. that descended upon the moun

A LAND. And he washed his face, and went tains of Zion: for there the LORD Lev. XXVI, 82. And I w out, and refrained himself, and commanded the blessing, even the land into desolation; said, Set on bread. life for evermore.

enemies which dwell Gen. xlv, 1-4, 13 - 17. Then

shall be astonished at it. Joseph could not refrain himself WANT OF DOMESTIC Deut. xxvIII, 62, 63. Andy before all them that stood by him;

AFFECTION.

be left few in number, The and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood sent his brethren away, and they obey the voiceof the Lord

Gen: IV, 24. So be (Joseph] Were as the stars of heaven no man with him while Joseph departed: and he said unto them, and it shall come to pass, madehimself knownunto his breth- see that yo fall not out by the the LORD rejoiced over you ren. And he wept aloud: and the

way. Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

you good, and to multiply Deut. xxxill, 9. Who said unto the LORD will rejoice over And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph: his father and to his mother, i destroy you, and to bring doth my father yet live? And

have not seen him; neither did nought; and ye shall be his brethren could not answer

he acknowledge his brethren, nor from off the land whitba him; for they were troubled

at his knew his own children: for they goest to possess it. presence. And Joseph said unto bave observed thy word, and

Judges v, 7. The inhada his brethren, Come near to me, I kept thy covenant.

the villages ceased, they pray you. And they came near. Judges ix, 21. And Jotham ran in Israel, until that I D And he said, I am Joseph your away, and fled, and went to Beer, arose, that I arose a md brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. and dwelt there, for fear of Israel. And ye shall tell my father of all Abimelech his brother.

Prov. xiv, 11. The boose my glory in Egypt, and of all that Prov. xviii, 19. A brother wicked shall be overthrow ye have seen; and ye shall haste offended is harder to be won than the tabernacle of the and bring down my father hither. a strong city; and their contentions shall flourish. Moreover, he kissed all his breth- are like the bars of a castle. ren, and wept upon them:and after

Isa. vi, 11, 12. Then that uls brethren talked with him. cast out in the open field, to the swered, Until the cities be

Ezek. xvi, 5. .... Thon wast Lord, how long? And And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying,

Joseph's loathing of thy person, in the without inhabitant and the brethren are come: and it pleased day that thou wast born.

without man, and the Pharaoh well, and his servants. Obad. 10, 12, 13. For thy viol- utterly desolate; And the And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, ence against 'thy brother Jacob have removed men far aw Say unto thy brethren, This do shame shall cover thee, and thou there be a great forsaking ye; lade your beasts, and go, get shalt be cut off for ever. But midst of the land. you unto the land of Capaan. thou shouldest not have looked Isa. xxiv, 1-3. Behold, the Gen. 1, 18, 21. And his brethren

on the day of thy brother in the maketh the earth empe also went and fell down before his day that he became a stranger, maketh it waste, and tar face; and they said, Behold, we be neither shouldest thou have re- upside down, and thy servants. Now therefore fear joiced over the children of Judah abroad the inhabitants ! ye not: I will nourish you, and your

in the day of their destruction; And it shall be, as with th little ones. And he comforted neither shouldest thou have ple, so with the priest, as them, and spake kindly unto spoken proudly in the day of servant, 80 with his mese them.

distress. Thou shouldest not have with the maid, so with "

entered into the gate of my peo- tress; as with the buyer, s Escod. iv, 27. And the LORD said ple in the day of their calamity; the seller, as with the len to Aaron, Go into the wilderness yea, thou shouldest not have with the' borrower, as wi to meet Moses. And he went, looked on their affliction in the taker of usury, so with the and met him in the mount of God, day of their calamity, nor bave of usury to him. The last and kissed bim.

laid hands on their substance in be utterly emptiedl, and 1 Sam. xvii, 22. And David left the day of their calamity. spoiled: for the Lord baths his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage, and ran

Micah vi, 4, 5. For I brought this word. thee up out of the land of Egypt, Jer. iv, 25, 26. I bebeld, a man, and all the and the land shall be desolate; and pass through. Then shall they beavens were fed. ye shall know that I am the know that I am the LORD, when I lo, the fruitful place LORD.

have laid the land most desolate, ess, and all the cities

Ezek. xv, 8. And I will make because of all their abominations proken down at the the land desolate, because they which they have committed. te LORD, and by his have committed á trespass, saith Ezek. xxxv, 9. I will make thee the LORD GOD.

perpetual desolations, and thy the mountains will

Ezek. xxxii, 15, 18. When I shall cities shall not return; and ye shall eeping and wailing, make the land of Egypt desolate, know that I am the LORD. habitations of the and the country shall be destitute Zeph. 1, 2, 3. I will ntterly conumentation, because of that whereof it was full, when sume all things from off the land, it up, so that none I shall smite all them that dwell saith the LORD. I will consume ugh them; neither therein, then shall they know that man and beast; I will consumo r the voice of the I am the LORD. This is the lam- the fowls of the heaven, and the the fowl of the entation wherewith they shall fishes of the sea, and the stume the beast are fled; lament her: the daughters of the blingblocks with the wicked; and I

nations shall lament her: they will cut off man from off the land, cause of the wrath shall lament for her, even for saith the LORD. t shall not be in- ' Egypt, and for all her multitude, Zeph, IM, 6. I have out off the it shall be wholly saith the Lord God.

nations: their towers are desoone that goeth by Ezek. xxxiii, 28, 29. For I will late; I made their streets waste,

be astonished, and lay the land 'most desolate, and that none passeth by: their cities plagues.

the pomp of her strength shall are destroyed, so that there is no . And the cties that cease; and the mountains of Israel man, that there is uone inhabitshall be laid waste, shall be desolate, that none shall ant.

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GENEALOGY.

were

1.

and begat sons and daughters. I begat Eber. And Eber li PATRIARCHAL,

And all the days of Methuselah and thirty years, and began

were nine hundred sixty and nine And Peleg lived thirty ye FROM ADAM TO NOAH. years: and he died. And Lamech begat Reu. And Rue Lir AS IN GENESIS.

lived an bundred eighty and two and thirty years, and bega Gen. v, 3-32. And Adam lived years, and begat a son; And he and Serug lived thirty ye an hundred and thirty years, and called his name Noah, saying, begat Nahor. And Nabi begat a son in his own likeness, This same shall comfort us con- nine and twenty years, an after his image, and called his cerning our work and toil of our Terah. And Terah lived name Seth. And the days of hands, because of the grourd years, and begat Abrams, Adam, after he had begotten Seth, which the LORD hath cursed. And and Haran. Now these were eight hundred years; and he Lamech lived, after he begat generations of Terah. Ten begat sons and daughters. And Noah, five hundred ninety and Abram, Nahor, and Har all the days that Adam lived were five years, and begat sons and Haran begat Lot. nine hundred and thirty years: daughters. And all the days of

Gen. xxiv, 24. And she and he died. And Seth lived an Lamech

seven hundred

him, I am the daughter di hundred and five years, and begat seventy and seven years and he the son of Milcah, which Enos. And Seth lived, after he died. And Noah was five bun-unto Nabor. begat Enos, eight hundred and dred years old: and Noah begat seven years, and begat sons and Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

As IX CHRONICLEL daughters. And all the days of Gen. vi, 10. And Noah begat 1 Chron. 1, 17-27. The Seth wero nine hundred and three sons, Shem, Ham, and Ja- Shem; Elam, and Asshi twelve years: and he died. And pheth.

Arphaxad, and Lud, and Enos lived ninety years, and begat

Gen. ix, 28. And Noah lived and Uz, and Hul, and Cainan. And Enos lived, after he after the food three hundred and and Meshech. And begat Cainan, eight hundred and afty years.

begat Shelah, and shell fifteen years, and begat sons and

Eber. And unto Eber a daughters. And all the days of

As Ix CHRONICLES.

two sons: the name of Enog were nine hundred and five years, and he died. And Cainan

1 Chron. 1, 1-4. Adam, Seth, was Peleg; (because in lived seventy years, and begat Enosh, Keuan, Mahalaleel, Jered, the earth was divided:) Mahalaleel. And Cainan lived,

brother's name was Jokte Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Joktan

begat Almoda after he begat Mahalaleel, eight Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Sheleph, and Hazarmare hundred and forty years, and be

Jerah, Hadoram also, gat sous and daughters. And all THE LINE OF SHEM.

and Diklah, And Ebal, the days of Cainan were nine

AS IN GENESIS.

ma and Sheba, And hundred and ten years; and he died. And Mahalaleel lived sixty the father of all the children of were the sons of Joktar.

Gen. x, 21-29. Urto Shem also, Havilah, and Jobab. and five years, and begat Jared. Eber, the brother of Japheth the Arphazad, Shelah, Ebes, And Mahalaleel lived, after he elder, even to him were

children Reu, Serug, Nahor, Terah, begat Jared, eight hundred and

born. thirty years, and begat sons and Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad,

The children of Shem; the same is Abraham. daughters. And all the days of and Lud, and Aram. And the Mahalaleel were eight hundred children of Aram; Uz, and Hul,

THE LINE OF HA! ninety and five years: and he died. and Gether, and Mash.

AS IX GENESIS

And And Jared lived an hundred sixty Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah

Gen. X. 6, 7, 18-18, 20. and two years, and he begat begat Eber. And unto Eber were and Phut, and Canaan,

sons of Ham; Cush, and X Enoch. And Jared lived, after he born two sons: the name of one begat Enoch, eight hundred years, was Peleg; for in his days was the and Sabtah, and Raam

sons of Cush; Seba, and I and begat sons and daughters. earth divided; and his brother's Sabtacha: and the sous otë And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and raim begat Ludim, and Al

name was Joktan. And Joktan Sheba, and Dedat. Ar and he died. And Enoch lived Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, And sixty and five years, and begat Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, And Pathrusim, and

and Lehabim, and Nepa with God, after he begat Methuse Sheba, Anu Ophir

, and Havilano

, (out of whom "came pa lah, three hundred years, and be: and Jobab: all these were the begat Sidon his firstgat sons and daughters.' And all

sons of Joktan, the days of Enoch were three

Heth, And the Jebusita hundred sixty and five years. Gen. xi, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, Amorite, and the Girgas And Enoch walked with God: and 24, 26, 27. These

are the genera- the Hivite, and the Ano he was not; for God took him. tions of Shem: Sbem was an hun. the Sinite, And the Arad And Methuselah lived an hundred dred years old, and begat Arphax- the Zemarite, and the w eighty and seven years, and begat ad two years after the food. and afterward were the Lamech. And Methuselah lived, And Arphaxad lived five and of the Canaanites spread after he begat Lamech, seven thirty years, and begat Salah. These are the sons of 114 hundred eighty and two years, and Salah lived thirty years, and their families, after the

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