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David thy ron, which is with the, what my God had put in my heart Nahum 111, 16. Thou hast multiheep. And it came to pagy, when to do at Jerusalem: neither was plied thy merchants above the haere spirit from God was upon there any beast with me, save the stars of heaven. ..... laul, that David took an barp, beast that I rode upon. And I I played with his band: so Saul went out by night by the gate of ITS VICES AND DANGERS. na refreshed, and was well, and the valley, even before the dragon

Prov. xx, 14. It is naught, it is e evil spirit departed from him. well, and to the dung-port, and

naught, saith the buyer; but when 3 Kings ill, 15, But now bring which were broken down, and eme he is gone bis way, then he boast& minstrel. And it came to

eth. is, when the minstrel played, fire. Then I went on to the gate gates thereof were consumed with

Isa. xxiii, 11. .... The LORD at the band of the Lord came of the fountain, and to the king's hath.

given commandment u him

pool: but there was no place for against the merchant city, to deEzk. zxxiii, 32. And, lo, thou the beast that was under me to stroy the strong holds thereof.

unto them as a very lovely pass. Then went I up in the night Isa. xlvii, 15. Thus shall they kof one that hath a pleasant by the brook, and viewed the wall, be unto thee with whom thou site, and can play well on an in- and turned back, and entered by hast laboured, even thy merchants, rament: for they hear thy words, the gate of the valley, and so re- from thy youth: they shall wanthey do them not.

turned. And the rulers knew not der every one to his quarter; nono

whither I went, or what I did; shall save thee. VARIOUS ALLUSIONS. neither had I as yet told it to the

Ezek. vii, 12, 13. The time 18 11, 12. They take the tim-Jews, nor to the priests, nor to the and barp, and rejoice at the nobles, nor to the rulers, nor to the come, the day draweth near: let

not the buyer rejoice, nor the of the organ. rest that did the work.

seller mourn; for wrath is upon 183. 7, 12. And the harp and the

all the multitude thereof. For the tabret and pipe, and wine,

VARIOUS FORMS OF

the seller shall not return to that in their feasts: but they regard

BUSINESS

which is sold, although they were the work of the LORD, neither MERCHANDISE, ITS BENEFITS.

yet alive: for the vision is touchsider the operation of his

Gen. xxxiv, 20, 21, And Hamor ing the whole multitude thereof, and Shechem his son came unto shall any strengthen himself in

which shall not return; neither fak. IXVI, 13, And I will cause colze of thy songs to cease; muned with the men of their city, the gate of their city, and com

the iniquity of his life. | the sound of thy harps shall saying. These men are peaceable Ezek. xxii, 13. Behold, therefore lo more heard.

with us; therefore let them dwell I have smitten mine hand at thy tos, V, 23. Take thou away in the land, and trade therein; for dishonest gain which thou hast me the noise of thy songs the land, bebold, it is large enough made, and at thy blood which Fill not bear the melody of for them; let us take their daugh- hath been in the midst of thee. ters to us for wives, and let us

Ezek. xxvil, 32-34, 36. And in sus vi, 5. That chant to the give them our daughters. of the viol, and invent to

their wailing they shall take up Judges xviii, 28. And there was a lamentation for thee, and lament Eselves instruments of musick, no deliverer, because it was for over thee, saying, What city is David.

from Zidon, and they had no like Tyrus, like the destroyed in

business with any man; and it was the midst of the sea? When thy PIONEERING,

in the valley that lieth by Beth- wares went forth out of the seas, Iviii, 4-6, 8, 9. Give out rebob: and they built a city, and thou filledst many people; thou

dwelt therein, among you three men for

didst enrich the kings of the earth tribe: and I will send them,

Prov. XXXI, 18. She perceiveth with the multitude of thy riches, they shall rise and go through that her merchandise is good: her and of thy merchandise. In the land, and describe it, accord-candle goeth not out by night. time when thou shalt be broken lathe inheritance of them; and Isa. xxill, 2, 3, 8. Be still, ye in- by the seas in the depths of the shall come again to me. habitants of the isle; thou whom waters, thy merchandise, and all they shall divide it into seven the merchants

of Zidon, that pass thy company in the midst of thee, Judah shall abide in their over the sea, havo replenished. shall fall. The merchants among on the south, and the house And by great waters the seed of the people shall hiss at thee: thou Joseph shall 'abide in their Sihor, the harvest of the river, is shalt be a terror, and never shalt

on the north. Ye shall her revenue; and she is a mart of be any more. rdore describe the land into nations. Who hath taken this Ezek. xxviil, 16, 18. By the mulparts, and bring the descrip- counsel against Tyre, the crown- titude of thy merchandise they Ibitber to me, that I may casting city, whose merchants are have filled the midst of thee with

for you bere before the LORD princes, whose traffickers are the violence, and thou hast sinned: God. And the men arose, and honourable of the earth?

therefore I will cast thee as proaway: and Joshua charged

Ezek. xxvill, 4, 5. With thy wis- fane out of the mountain of God; that went to describe the dom and with thine understanding and I will destroy thee, o coverering, Go and walk through thou hast gotten thee riches, and ing cherub,

from the midst of the land, and describe it, and come hast gotten gold and silver into stones of fire. Thon fast defiled

be to me, that I may here cast thy treasures: By thy great wis- thy sanctuaries by the multitude for you before the Lord in dom, and by thy traffick, hast of thine iniquities, by the iniquity lok, and the men went and thou increased thy riches, and of thy traffick; therefore will í od tlirough the land, and de- thine heart is lifted up because of bring forth a fire from the midst ibed it by cities into seven thy riches.

of thee, it shall devour thee; and I s in a book, and came again Trebaa to the host at Shiloh. Hosea xii, 8. And Ephraim said, will bring thee to ashes upon the

Yet I am become rich, I have earth in the sight of all them that SEA. 11, 12-16. And I arose in found me out substance: in all my

behold thee. tight, I and some few men labours they shall find none ini. Zeph. i, 11. Howl, ye inhabitants nie, neither told I any man quity in me that were sin. of Maktesh for all the merchant

people are cut down; all they that cording to all his desire,) that, trees in abundance: for the Zido bear silver are cut off.

then king Solomon gave Hiram lans, and they of Tyre, broog Rev. xvili, 11, 15. And the mer- twenty cities in the land of Gali- much cedar-wood to David.

lee. And Hiram came out from chants of the earth shall weep and mouru over her; for no man buy- mon had given him, and they

Tyre to see the cities which Solo- ARTICLES OF LUXURY. eth their merchandise any more. pleased him not.

Ezek. Ixvii, 12, 16, 22. Tarsh The merchants of these things, What cities are these which thou the multitude of all kind of rich

And he said, I was thy merchant by reason which were made rich by her, hast given me, my brother? And shall stand afar off for the fear of he called them the land of Cabul

Syria toas thy merchant her torment, weeping and wall

reason of the multitade of unto this day. And Hiram sent ing.

wares of thy making: thes on to the king sixscore talents of pied in thy fairs with emers gold.

purple, and broidered work, 1 Prov. xxiil, 23. Buy the truth 2 Kings xii, 15. Moreover, they fine linen, and coral, and a and sell it not; also wisdom, and reckoned not with the men into the merchants of Sheba instruction, and understanding. whose hand they delivered the Raamah, they were thy

money to be bestowed on work- chants: they occupied in tay ARTICLES OF

men: foz they dealt faithfully. with chief of all spices, aad MERCHANDISE. 2 Rings xxii, 7. Howbeit there all precious stones, and gold Ezek. xxvii, 18-20, 23, 24. Dar of the money that was delivered was no reckoning made with them

HORSES. mascus was thy merchant in the into their hand, because they dealt

2 Chron. I, 16, 17. And Sole multitude of the wares of thy mak. faithfully.

had horses brought out of Eg ing, for the multitude of all riches;

2 Chron. IV, 18. Thus Solomon chants received the linen yan

and linen yarn: the king's in the wine of Helbon, and white wool. Dan also and Javan going made all

these vessels in great a price. And they fetched up to and fro occupled in thy fairs: abundance: for the weight of the brought forth out of est bright iron, cassia, and calamus, brass cuuld not be found out.

chariot for six hundred shes were in thy market. Dedan was

SPICES.

silver, and an horse for an thy merchant in precious clothes

dred and finy: and so be for chariots. Haran, and Canneh, Gen. xxxvii, 25. And they eat they out horses for all the and Eden, the merchants of she down to eat bread: and they lifted of the Hittites, and for the ba, Asshur, and Chilmad, were up their eyes and looked, and, be- of Syria, by their meats. thy merchants. These were thy hold, a company of Ishmeelites merchants in all sorts of things, in came from Gilead, with their (GRAIN AND LAND, SC blue clothes, and broidered work, camels bearing spicery and balm

AGRICULTURE.) and in chests of rich apparel, and myrrh, going to carry it down bound with cords, and made of to Egypt.

TRADES. cedar, among thy merchandise. Rev. xviii, 13. And cinnamon,

CHRISTIAN RULE Rer. xvill, 12. The merchandise and odours, and ointments, and

1 Cor. iv, 12. And labour, of gold, and silver, and precious frankincense, and wine, and oil, stones, and of pearls, and fine and fine flour, and wheat, and ing, with our own bands: linen, and purple, and silk, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and reviled, we bless, being pers scarlet, and all thyine wood, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of ed, we suffer it. all manner vessels of ivory, and men.

1 Cor. vil, 17, 20, 24. But es

hath distributed to every all manner vessels of most precious

TIMBER

the Lord hath called every wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble.

1 Kings v, 6, 8--10. Now tbere- so let him walk: and so orta

fore command thou that they hew in all churches. Let every ACCOUNTS, ETC.

me cedar-trees out of Lebanon; abide in the same calling wa

and my servants shall be with thy he was called. Brethren, let Gen. xli, 49. And Joseph ga- servants: and unto thee will I give man, wherein he is called, the thered corn as the sand of the hire for thy servants, according to abide with God. sea, very much, until he left num- all that thou shalt appoint: for

2 Thess, fil, 10-12. For even bering; for it was without num-thou knowest that there is not ber. among us any that can skill to manded you, that if any

we were with you, this we 1 Kings V, 11. And Solomon hew timber like unto the Sidoni- not work, neither should gave Hiram twenty thousand ans. And Hiram sent to Solomon, For we hear that there are ineasures of wheat for food to his saying, I have considered the

which walk among you diser household, and twenty measures things which thou sentest to me working not at all, but are of pure oil; thus

Solomon to for: and I will do all thy desire bodies. Now them that are Hiram year by year. concerning timber of cedar, and

we command and exbort 1 Kings vii, 47. And Solomon servants shall bring them down

concerning timber of fir. My Lord Jesus Christ that with Jeft all the vessels unweighed, from Lebanon unto the sea; and I ness they work, and eat iba because they were exceeding will convey them by sea in floats

bread many: neither was the weight of unto the place that thou shalt ap

Titus ill, 14. And let our the brass found out.

point mo, and will cause them to learn to maintain good w 1 Kings ix, 10--14. And it came be discharged there, and thou necessary uses, that they to pass at the end of twenty years, shalt receive them: and thou shalt unfruitlul. when Solomon had built the two accomplish my desire, in giving houses, the house of the LORD, food for my household. So Hi- Acts atill, 8. And because and the king's house. (Now Hiram gave Solomon, cedar-trees, was of the same craft, be ram the king of Tyre had fur- and fir-trees, according to all his with them, and wrought : fur nished Solomon with cedar trees desire.

their occupation they were und fir trees, and with gold, ac- 1 Chron. Axil, 4. Also cedar. I makers,

das XI, 31. Yea, ye yourselves 2 Chron. 11, 8-10, 15, 16. Send | families of the honse of them that wow, that these hands have min-me also cedar-trees, fir-trees, and wrought Ane linen, of the house of tered into my necessities, and algum-trees, out of Lebanon; (for Ashbea. bluem that were with me. I know that thy servants can skill to cut timber in Lebanon;) aud, eth wool and flax, and worketh

Prov. xxxi, 13, 19, 24. She seekPREPARATION OF Food. behold, my servants shall be with willingly with her hands. She GA. ISY, 29. And Jacob sod thy servants, Even to prepare layeth her hands to the spindle, tages and Esau came from the me timber in abundance: for the and her hands hold the distafr. Hand he was faint.

house which I am about to build She maketh fine linen, and selleth

shall be wonderful great. And, it, and delivereth girdles unto the Ben, avi, 9, 31. Go now to the behold, I will give to thy servants, mercbant. jck, and fetch me from thence the hewers that cut timber, to good kids of the goats; and I twenty thousand measureg of

NEEDLEWORK. I make them savoury meat for beaten wheat, and twenty thou. fatber, such as he loveth: sand measures of barley, and

Exod. xxvii, 16. And for the he also had made savoury twenty thousand baths of wine, I gate of the court shall be an hang:

and brought it unto his and twenty thousand baths of ing of twenty cubits, of blue, and ker

, and said unto his father, oil. Now therefore the wheat, purple, and scarlet, and fine twined Tuy father arise, and eat of his and the barley, the oil, and the

ilnen, wrought with needlework: Feuison, that'tby soul may wine, which mý lord hath spoken and their pillars shall be four, and of, let him send unto his servants:

their sockets four. &aar. xfii, 7, 8. Then David And we will cut wood out of 2 Ohron. iii, 14. And he made home to Tamar, saying, Go Lebanon, as much as thou shalt the vail of blue, and purple, and

to thy brother Amnon's need; and we will bring it to crimson, and fine linen,' and e, and dress him meat, so thee in flotes by sea to Joppa, and wrought cherubims thereon. Er went to her brother Am- thou shalt carry it up to JeruPahouse; and he was laid down. salem.

EARTHEN-WARE. 4 she touk flour, and kneaded

Exod. v, 6-9. And Pharaoh comhad made cakes in his sight,

PREPARATION of CLOTHING. manded the same day the taskdi bake the cakes.

Isa. lix, 6. Their webs shall not masters of the people, and their Irill, 9. Before your pots can

become garments, neither shall officers, saying, Ye shall no moro the thorns, he shall take them they cover themselves with their give the people straw to make Ta with a whirlwind, both works: their works are works of brick, as heretofore: let them go is, and in his wrath.

iniquity, and the act of violence and gather straw for themselves. k 11, 3, 7, 11. Which say, It is in their hands.

And the tale of the bricks, which near, let us build houses: Matth. ix, 16. No man putteth they did make heretofore, ye sball et is the caldron, and we be a piece of new cloth unto an old lay upon them; ye shall not diLord God, Your slain, whom to fill it up taketh from the gar- Let us go and sacrifice to our Therefore thus saith garment; for that which is put in minish ought thereof: for they be

idle; therefore they cry, saying, ave laid in the midst of it, ment, and the rent is made worse.

God, Let there more work be are the flesh, and this city is

Mark ii, 21. No man also seweth laid upon the men, that they may aldron; but I will bring you a piece of new cloth on an old labour therein; and let them not Sont of the midst

of it. This garment; else the new piece that regard vain words. ata!l not be your caldron, filled it up taketh away from the bar shall ye be the flesh in the old, and the rent is made worse.

1 Chron. iv, 23. These were the t thereot; but I will judge you

potters, and those that dwelt Luke v, 36. And he spake also a among plants and hedges: there border of Israel.

parable unto them; No man put they dwelt with the king for his b. XXV, 6, 10. Wherefore ieth a piece of a new garment work.

saith the Lord God; Woe to upon an old; if otherwise, then Moody city, to the pot whose both the new maketh a rent, and

Isa. XXX, 14. And he shall break Is therein, and whose scum the piece that was taken out of it as the breaking of the potter's A gone out of it! bring it out the new agreeth

not with the old vessel that is broken in pieces; he by piece; let no lot fall upon

shall not spare. ..... Heap ou wood, kindle the fire, SPINNING AND WEAVING. Lam. iv, 2. The precious sons of me the flesh, and spice it and let the bones be burnt.

E.cod. xxxv, 25, 26. And all the Zion, comparable to fine gold,

women that were wise-hearted how are they esteemed as earthen atth

. ix, 17. Neither do men aid spin, with their hands, and pitchers, the work of the hands of em wine into old bottles; else brought that which they had spun,

the potter! bottles break, and the wine both of blue, and of purple, and of 2 Cor. iv, 7. But we have this eth out, and the bottles per- scarlet, and of fine linen. 'And all treasure in earthen vessels, that be: they pat new wine into the women whose heart stirred the excellency of the power may bottles, and both aro pre-them up in wisdom spun goats' bo of God, and not of us.

hair. te till, 21. It is like leaven, Exod, xxxvili, 16. All the bang

LEATHER a woman took and hid in iugs of the court round about Exod. XXXVI, 19. And he made measures of meal, till the were of fine twined linen. a covering for the tent of rams' le was leavened.

1 Kings 2, 28. And Solomon skins dyed red, and a covering of under DIET and ARCHI. had horses brought out of Egypt, badgers' skins above that. and linen yarn: the king's mer

Acts ix, 43. And it came to pass, TECTURE)

chants received the linen yarn at that he tarried many days in a price.

Joppa with one Simon a tanner. WOOD-CUTTING.

1 Chron. iv, 21. The sons of Kings vi, 4. So he went with Shelah, the son of Judah were Er,

WORKING IN METALS. And when they came to the father of Lecah, and Laadah, Gen. iv, 22. And Zillah, she also lan, they cut down wood. the father of Maresbah, and the bare Tubal-cain, an instructer of

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every artificer in brass and fron: | blue, and in the purple, and in the Rev. xvill, 22. ...... And the and the sister of Tubal-cain was scarlet, and in the fine linen, with sound of a millstone shall be Naamah. cunning work.

heard no more at all in thee. 1 Sam. xill, 19. Now there was 2 Chron. ix, 20. And all the no smith found throughout all the drinking-vessels of king Solomon

ROADS. land of Israel; for the Philistines were of gold, and all the vessels 182. XXXIII, 8. The highways i said, Lest the Hebrews make them of the house of the forest of Leb-waste, the wayfaring man ceaset swords or spears.

anon were of pure gold; none were he hath broken the covenant, 1 Kings vil, 45. And tho pots, of silver: it was not any thing hath despised the cities, bers and the shovels, and the basons: accounted of in the days of Solo gardeth no man. and all these vessels, which Hiram mon.

Isa. xlls, 11. And I will maken made to king Solomon for the Nel, ill, 32. And between the my mountains & way and me house of the LORD, were of bright going up of the corner unto the highways shall be exalted. brass. sheep gate repaired the goldsmiths

Isa. Ivil, 14. And shall say, Cad 2 Chron. iv, 11-17. And Huram and the merchants.

ye up, cast ye up, prepare the made the pots, and the shovels, Esth. 1, 7. And they gave them way, take up the stumbling-bloc and the basons. And Huram drink in vessels of gold, (the ves out of the way of my people. finished the work that he was to sels being diverse from make for king Solomon for the another,) and royal

wine in abun- marks, make thee bigb heaps

Jer. xxxi, 21. Set thea up a house of God; To wit, the two dance, according to the state of thine 'heart toward pillars, and the pommels, and the the king.

the higt

way..... chapiters which were on the top of the two pillars, and the two of silver and gold, neither is there

Isa. 11, 7. Their land also is full wreaths to cover the two pommels any end of their treasures. ...

Job xix, 8. He bath fenced of the chapiters which were on

my way that I cannot pass, the top of the pillars; And four

LAMPS AND CANDLES.

he bath set darkness in mny path hundred pomegranates on the two wreaths; two rows of pomegranJob xii, 5. He that is ready to

Prov. iii, 23. Then sbalt the ates on each wreath, to cover the slip with his feet is as a lamp de walk in my way safely,

and two pommels of the chapiters spised in the thought of him that foot shall not stumble. which were upon the pillars. He is at ease.

Prov. iv, 26, 27, Ponder the pat made also bases, and lavers made Luke xi, 33. No man, when he of thy feet, and let all thy san he upon the bases; One sea, and hath lighted a candle, 'patteth it be established. Turn not to twelve oxen under it. The pots in a secret place, neither under a right hand nor to the left: reman also, and the shovels, and the bushel, but on a candlestick, that thy foot from evil. desh-hooks, and all their instru- they which come in may see the Prov. xvi, 17. The highway ments, did Huram bis father make light.

the upright is to depart from ent to king Solomon, for the house of Rev. xvill, 23. And the light of be that keepeth his way presente the Lord, of bright brass. In the a candle shall shine no more at eth his soul. plain of Jordan did the king cast all in thee. ....

189. XXXV, 8. And an high my them, in the clay ground between

shall be there, and a way, and Succoth and Zeredatbah.

CARVING.

shall be called The way of boe Neh. iii, 11. Malchijah the son of 1 Kings x, 18-20. Moreover, the

ness...... Harlm, and Hashub the son of king made a great throne of ivory, Lam. fil, 9, 11. He hath inclo Pahath-moab, repaired the other and overlaid it with the best gold my ways with hewn stone, bebas piece, and the tower of the fur. The throne had six steps, and the made my paths crooked. Hels! Daces

top of the throne was round be turned aside my ways, and palis

hind: and there were stays on me in pieces: he hath made Prov. XXV, 4. Take away the

either side on the place of the desolate. dross from the silver, and there seat, and two lions stood beside

Hosca 11, 6. Therefore, bebot shall come forth a vessel for the stood there on the one side and thorns, and make a wall, that

And twelve long I will bedge up thy way finer.

on the other upon the six steps: shall not find her paths. Jer. Vi, 28. They are all griev- there was not the like made in ous revolters, walking with slan- any kingdom. ders: they are brass and iron;

FOWLING they are all corrupters.

JEWELRY

ALLUSIONS. Ezek. xxil, 19, 20. Therefore thus Exod. xxvili, 21. And the stones Ps. lxiv, 6. They encount saith the Lord God, Because ye shall be with the names of the themselves in an evil mattet are all become dross, behold, children of Israel, twelve, accord- they commune of laying therefore I will gather you into | ing to their names, like the en- privily; they say, Who shall the midst of Jerusalem. As they gravings of a signet; every one

them? gather silver, and brass, and iron, with his name shall they be Ps. cxix, 110. The wicked in and lead, and tin, into the midst according to the twelve tribes. laid a snare for me: yet I erred of the furnace, to blow the fire

(See under METALS AND

from thy precepts. upon it, to melt it; so will I gather

MINERALS.)

Ps. cxli, 9. Keep me fram you in inine anger and in my fury,

snares which they have ladd und I will leave you there, and

MILLS.

me, and the gins of the worden melt you.

Lam. v, 13. They took the young iniquity. (See under METALS.) men to grind, and the children Ps. cxlil, 3. When my spirit fell under the wood.

overwhelmed within me, GOLD AND SILVER SMITHS. Matth. xxiv, 41. Two women thou knewest my path in Exod. xxxix, 3. And they did shall be grinding

at the mill; the way wherein I walked hare beat the gold into thin plates, and one shall be taken, and the other privily laid a snare for me cut it into wires, to work it in the left.

Isa. xxiv, 17. Fear, and the ple

action.

me.

Irieod,

the sare, are upon thee, O the city, that Ishmael the son of And she said, These sis measures abitant of the earth.

Nethaniah slew them, and cast of barley gave he me; for he said Ver. v, 26. For among my peo

them into the midst of the pit, he, to me, Go not empty unto thy une found wicked men: they and the men that were with him. mother-in-law. wait, as he that setteth snares: Now the pit wherein Ishmael had

1 Sam. Xvi, 20. And Jesse took cast all the dead bodies of the an ass laden with bread, and a get a trap, they catch men.

men (whom he had slain because bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent vili , 12, 13. Then the of Gedaliab) was it which Asa the them by David his son

unto Saul. N. of the LORD came unto king had made for fear of Baasha

2 Sam. xxiv, 22, 23. And emlah the prophet, (after that king of Israel; and Ishmael the son saniah the prophet had bro- of Nethaniah filled it with them lord the king take and offer up

Araunah said unto David, Let my the yoke from off the neck of that were slain. prophet Jeremiah) saying,

what seemeth good unto him: beand tell Hananiah, saying,

Jer. xlviii, 43, 44. Fear, and the hold, here be oxen for burnt sacrisaith the Lord, Thou hast pit, and the snare, shall be upon fice, and threshing instruments as the yokes of wood; but thee, o inhabitant of Moab, salth and other instruments of the oxen

He that fleeth from for wood. All these things did salt make for them yokes of the fear shall fall into the pit; and Araunah, as a king, give unto the

he that getteth up out of the pit king. And Araunah said unto 2. I have laid & snare shall be taken in the snare: for I the king, The LORD thy God

and thou art also taken, will bring upon it, even upon accept thee. bylon, and thou wast not Moab, the year of their visitation, 1 Chron. xxl, 23. And Ornan

thou art found, and also saith the LORD. ht, because thou hast striven

said unto David, Take it to thee, at the LORD.

Ezek. xvii, 20. And I will spread and let my lord the king do that

my net upon him, and he shall be which is good in his eyes: 1o, I 1 tli, 47. Fear and a snare is taken in my snare; and I will bring give thee the oxen also for burnt upon us, desolation and him to Babylon, and will plead offerings, and the threshing in

with him there for his trespass struments for wood, and the (See under ANIMALS.) that he hath trespassed against wheat for the meat offering: I give

it all. IIXVII, 24. And they took

(NAVIGATION, see under Job xlli, 11. Then came there and cast him into a pit: and

WATER.)

unto him all his brethren, and all teis empty, there was no

his sisters, and all they that had COMMON CUSTOM OF

been of his acquaintance before,

and did eat bread with him in his Ti

, 27. Yea, ye overwhelm CARRYING PRESENTS. therless, and ye dig a pit for

house; and they bemoaned him, Gen. xxiv, 29, 30. And Rebekah and comforted him over all the

had a brother, and his name was evil that the LORD had brought xvil, 8. For he is cast Laban; and Laban ran out unto upon him: erery man also gave net by his own feet, and he the man unto the well. And it him a piece of money, and every Kh upon a spare.

came to pass, when he saw the one an ear-ring of gold. 15. The heathen are sunk ear-ring, and 'bracelets upon his

Ps. xlv, 12. And the daughter of In the pit that they made: sister's hands, and when he heard Tyre shall be there with a gift; i net which they hid is their the words of Rebekah his sister, even the rich among the people foot taken.

saying, Thus spake the man unto shall entreat thy favour. LIV, 15. Mine eyes are ever me, that he came unto the man;

Prov. xviil, 16. A man's gift is the LORD, for be shall and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.

maketh room for him, and bringby feet out of the net.

eth him before great men. ILIV, 7. For without cause

Gen. xxxil, 20. And say yo they hid for me their net in Jacob is behind us. For he said,

moreover, Behold, thy servant Prov. xxi, 14. A gift in secret which without cause they

pacifieth anger; and a reward in digged for my soul.

I will appease him with the pre- the bosom strong wrath. Ivil, 6. They have prepared afterward I will see his face; per- Dedan were thy merchants; many

sent that goeth before me, and Ezek. xxvii, 15. The men of for my steps; my soul is adventure he will accept of me. down: they have digged a

isles were the merchandise of More me, in the midst where- Gen. xxxiis, 8. And he said, thine hand: they brought thee for Ley are fallen themselves. What meanest thou by all this a present horns of ivory and

drove which I met? And he said, ebony. cris, 85. The proud have These are to find grace in the Micah 1, 14. Therefore shalt pits for me, which are not sight of my Lord.

thou give presents to Moresheththy law,

Gen. xlv, 23. And to his father gath: the houses of Achzib shall 1,5. The proud bave hid a he sent after this manner; ten be a lle to the kings of Israel. for me, and cords; they asses laden with the good things spread a set by the way with corn and bread and meat for

of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden GIVEN FOR SELF-INTEREST. they have set gins for me.

1 Sam. 1x, 7, 8. Then said Saul his father by the way.

to his servant, But, behold, i we call, 10. Let the wicked fall

Ruth lil, 15--17. Also he said, go, what shall we bring the man? Obelr own nets, whilst that I Bring

the veil that thou hast upon for the bread is spent in our vesthee, and hold it. And when she sels, and there is not a present to

held it, be measured six measures bring to the man of God: what Pe. il, 12. The wicked desir- of barley, and laid it on her: and have we? And the servant anthe net of evil men: but the she went into the city. And when swered Saul again, and said, Beof the righteous yieldeth she came to her mother-in-law, hold, I have here at hand the

she sald, Who art thou, my fourth part of a shekel of silver; 7. xli, 7, 9. Add it was 80. daughter? And she told her all that will I give to the man of God, a they came into the midst of that the man had done to her. Ito tell us our way.

al escape.

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