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people that follow me; for | LORD, and hast said, with the pass the city seven times, and the

be taint, and I am pursuing multitude of my chariots I am priests shall blow with the trumZebah and Zalmunna, kings come up to the height ofthe moun- pets. And Joshua the son of Nun Vilian. And the princes of tains, to the sides of Lebanon, and called the priests, and said unto both sald, Are the hands of will cut down the tall cedar trees them, take up the ark of the ah and Zalmunna now in thereof, and the choice fir trees covenant, and let seven priests

hand, that we should give thereof: and I will enter into the bear seven trumpets of rams' d unto thine army? And lodgings of his borders, and into horng before the ark of the kan said, Therefore when the the forest of his Carmel.

LORD. And he said unto the peobath delivered Zebah and

Jer. xxii, 7. And I will prepare ple, Pass on, and compass the city, munna into mine hand, then I destroyers against thee, every one and let him that is armed pass on tear your fles! with

the with his weapons: and 'they shall before the ark of the LORD. And es of the wilderness and with cut down thy choice cedars, and it came to pass, when Joshua had B And he went up thence cast them into the fire.

spoken unto the people, that the Penel, and spake unto them me, and the men of Penuel shall go like a serpent; for they before the LORD, and blew with Jer, xlvi, 22. The voice thereof trumpets of rams' horns passed on

seven priests bearing the seven med him as the men of Suc shall march with an army, and the trumpets: and the ark of the bed answered him. And he kesiso unto the men of Penuel, come against her with axos, as

covenant of the LORD followed hewers of wood. 12 When I como again in

them. And the armed men went , I will break down this WAR TRUMPET. before the priests that blew with B. And he came unto the

FORM AND USE.

the trumpets, and the rereward Iof Succoth, and said, Behold

came after the ark, the priests hand Zalmunna, with whom

Num. X, 2-9. Make thee two going on, and blowing with the i uporaid me, saying, Are trumpets of silver; of a whole trumpets. And Joshua rose early bsnis of Zebah and Zalmunna piece shalt thou make them: that in the morning, and the priests a thine hand, that we should thou mayest use them for the took up the ark of the LORD. And bread unto thy men that are calling of the assembly, and for seven priests bearing seven trum

the journeying of the camps. And pets of rams' horns before the WAT IX, 10. And we will take when they shall blow with them, ark of the Lord went on continuben of an hundred through themselves to thee at the door of and' the armed men went before

all the assembly shall assemble ally, and blew with the trumpets: Ni the tribes of Israel, and an kind of a thousand, and a

the tabernacle of the congregation. them; but the rereward came after

And if they blow but with one sal ont of ten thousand, to trumpet, then

the princes, which going on, and blowing with the

the ark of the LORD, the priests brital for the people.

Xi, 28, 29. Brought Israel, shall gather themselves the seventh time, when the priests and basons, and earthen- unto thee. When ye blow an blew with the trumpets, Joshua

and wheat, and barley, alarm, then the camps that lie on said unto the people, Shout; for far, and parched corn, and the east parts shall go forward. the LORD hath given you the city. and lentiles, and parched when ye blow an alarm the second 5. And honey, and butter, and time, then the camps that lie on and cheese of kine, for the south side shall take their

UNDER THE JUDGES. 4, and for the people that journey: they shall blow an alarm Judges vi, 34. But the Spirit of with him, to eat: for they for their journeys. But when the the Lord came upon Gideon, and The people is hungry, and congregation is to be gathered to- he blew a trumpet;

and Abi-ezer 7, and thirsty, in the wilder-gether, ye shall blow, but ye shall was gathered after him. not sound an alarm. And the sons

Judges vii, 8, 16–20. So the plays fil, 9, 10. So the king of of Aaron, the priests, shall blow people took victuals in their

went, and the king of with the trumpets, and they shall hand, and their trumpets: , and the king of Edom: be to you for an ordinance for ever And he divided the three hundred they fetched a compass of throughout your generations.

men into three companies, and he days' journey: and there and ye go to war in your land, put a trumpet in every man's So water for the host, and for against the enemy that oppresseth hand. And he said unto stile that followed them. you, then ye shall blow an alarm them, Look on me, and do likethe king of Israel said, Alas! with the trumpets; and ye shall wise:'and, behold,

when I come to Die LORD hath called these be remembered before the LORD

the outside of the camp, it shall be kings together, to deliver your God, and ye shall be saved that, as I do, so shall ye do. When i Into the hand of Moab! from your enemies.

I blow with a trumpet, I and all xil , 24. And they shall

that are with me, then blow ye the against thee with chariots, ITS FREQUENT EMPLOY- trumpets also on every side of all ats, ami wheels, and with an

MENT.

the camp, and say, The sword of Ebly of people, which shall set

the LORD, and of Gideon. So

UNDER MOSES. thee buckler and shield

Gideon, and the hundred men helmet round about: and I

Num. xxxi, 6. And Moses sent that were with him, camo unto met judgment before them, them to the war, a thousand of the outside of the camp in the beShey shall judge thee accord- every tribe, them and Phinehas ginning of the middle watch; and b their judgments.

the son of Eleazar the priest, to they had but newly set the watch: 6. Lxxviii, 7. Be thod pre- the war, with the holy instru- and they blew the trumpets, and L and prepare for thyself, ments and the trumpets to blow brake the pitchers that were in dud ali thy company that in his hand.

their hands. And the three comembled unto thee, and be

panies blew the trumpets, and la guard unto them.

UNDER JOSHUA.

brake the pitchers, and held the PIONEERS.

Joshua ví, 4, 6-9, 12, 13, 16. And lamps in their left hands, and the

seven priests shall bear before the trumpets in their right hands to Kings six, 2. By thy mes- ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: blow withal: and they cried, The fers thou hast reproached the and the seventh day ye shall com-1 sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.

more.

UNDER THE KINGS. warn the people; Then whosoever not be with the heads '1 Sam. xiii, 3. And Jonathan heareth the sound of the trumpet, men? Is not this David, emote the garrison of the Philis- and taketh not warning, if the they sang one to another in tines that was in Geba, and the sword come, and take him away, saying, Saul slew his the Philistines heard of it. And Saul bis blood shall be upon his own and David his ten the blew the trumpet throughout all head. He heard the sound of the Then Achish called Day the land, saying, Let the Hebrews trumpet, and took not warning; said unto him, Surely, hear.

his blood shall be upon him. But LORD liveth, thou hast b 2 Sam. 11, 28. So Joab blew a he that taketh warning shall de- right, and thy going out trumpet, and all the people stood liver his soul. But if the watch coming in with me in the still and pursued after Israel no

man see the sword come, and good in my sight: for II more, neither fought they any people be not warned; if the of thy coming unto meu

blow not the trumpet, and the found evil in thee sing

sword come, and take any person day: nevertheless the lord 2 Sam. xvill, 16. And Joab blew from among them, he is taken thee not. Wherefore non the trumpet, and the people re- away in his iniquity; but his blood and go in peace, that th turned from pursuing after Israel: will I require at the watchman's please not the lords of th for Joab held back the people. hand.

tines. And David ei 2 Sam. XX, 1, 22. And there hap- Hosea v, 8. Blow ye the cornet Achish, But what have I di pened to be there a man of Belial, in Gibeah, and the trumpet in what hast thou found in whose name was Sheba, the son Ramah: cry alond at Beth-aven, vant so long as I have be of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he after thee, Benjamin.

thee unto this day, that I blew a trumpet, and said, We

Hosea viil, 1. Set the trumpet go fight against the ene have no part in David, neither to thy mouth. He shall come as my lord the king? And Jesse: every man to his tents, O LORD, because they have trans- sight, as an angel of God: 1 have we inheritance in the son of an eagle against the house of the answered and said to ! Israel. Then the woman went grossed my covenant, and tres standing the princes of tb unto all the people in her wisdom. passed against my law. And they cut off the head of

tines have said, He shall Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast Joel ii, 1. Blow ye the trumpet up with us to the battle. it out to Joab. And he blew a in Zion, and sound an alarm in fore now rise up early trumpet, and they retired from my holy mountain: let all the in- morning with thy maste the city, every man to his tent. habitants of the land tremble: for vants that are come wit And Joab returned to Jerusalem the day of the LORD cometh, for and as soon as ye be up: unto the king. it is nigh at hand.

the morning, and have 1 2 Chron. xiii, 14. And when Amos i1, 2, But I will send a fire part, So David and his ti Judah looked back, behold, the upon Moab, and it shall devour up early to depart in the battle was before and behind: and the palaces of Kirioth; and Moab to return into the land

And the Phi they cried unto the Lord, and the shall die with tumult, with shout- Philistines. priests sounded with the trum- ing, and with the sound of the went up to Jezreel. pets. trumpet,

1 Kings xii, 22-24. But 1 1 Cor. xiv, 8. For if the trumpet of God came unto Shema UNDER NEHEMIAH. give an uncertain sound, who man of God, saying, Spes Neh. iv, 18-20. For the builders, shall prepare himself to the Rehoboam, the son of s every one had his sword girded battle?

king of Judah, and unto by his side, and so builded. And

house of Judah and Be he that sounded the trumpet was

DISBANDING.

and to the remnant of the by me. And I said unto the

1 Sam. xxix, 1-11.

Now the saying, Thus saith the Lo nobles, and to the rulers, and to Philistines gathered together all shall not go up, por fight the rest of the people, The work their armies to Aphek: and the your brethren the child is great and large, and we are Israelites pitched by a fountain Israel: return every man separated upon the wall, one far which is in Jezreel.

And the house; for this thing is fr from another. In what place lords of the Philistines passed on

They hearkened therefore therefore ye hear the sound of the by hundreds, and by thousands word of the LORD, and trumpet, resort ye thither unto but David and his men passed on

to depart, according to th us: our God shall fight for us. in the rere-ward with Achish.

of the LORD. Then said the princes of the 1 Kings xxii, 36. Ps. xlvii, 5. God is gone up with Philistines, What these went a proclamation thro a shout, the LORD with the sound Hebrews here And Achish said the host about the going d of a trumpet.

unto the princes of the Philistines, the sun, saying, Every mat Jer. iv, 19. My bowels, my Saul the king of Israel, which country.

18 not this David, the servant of city, and every man to hl bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in hath been with me these days, or

2 Chron. XXV, 7-10. Bot me; I cannot hold my peace, be- I these years, and I have found' no came a man of God to him, 1 cause thou hast heard, o my soul, fault in him since he fell unto me O king, let not the army of the sound of the trumpet, the unto this day? And the princes go with thee; for the LORD alarm of war.

of the Philistines were wroth with with Israel, 'to rit, sich 1 Ezek. vil, 14. They have blown itines said unto him, Make this wilt go, do ú, be strong!

him; and the princes of the Philis children of Ephraim. But the trumpet, even to make all fellow return, that he may go battle: God shall make the ready; but none goeth to the again to his place which thou hast before the enemy; for Gom battle: for my wrath is upon all appointed him, and let him not go power to help, and to east the multitude thereof.

down with us to battle, lest in the And Amaziah said to the Ezek. xxxiii, 3-6. If when he battle he be an adversary to us: God, But what shall we do 1 seeth the sword come upon the for wherewith should he reconcile hundred talents which land, he blow the trumpet, and I himself unto his master? should it given to the army of Israeli

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man of God answered, The 1 Chron. vil, 7, 9, 11, 40. And came in into the daughters of tao is able to give thee much the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, men, and they bare children to te than this. Then Amaziah and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, them, the same became mighty sted them, to wit, the army five; heads of the house of their men which were of old, men of 93 come to him out of fathers, mighty men of valour, renown. itinim, to go home again: where- and were reckoned by their Gen. xxxiv, 25-27. And it came atbeir anger was greatly kin- genealogies twenty and two thou, to pass on the third day, when dizainst Judah, and they re- sand and thirty and four. And they were sore, that two of the bed bonne in great anger.

the number of them, after their song of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, xli, 13, 14. Now it came to heads of the house of their fathers, his sword, and came upon the

genealogy by their generations, Dinah's brethren, took each man that when all the people mighty men of valour, was twenty city boldly, and slew

all the males. ere with Ishmael saw

thousand and two hundred. All And they slew Hamor and Shearan the son of Kareah, and these the sons of Jediael, by the chem his son with the edge of the the captains of the forces that heads of their fathers, "mighty sword, and took Dinah out of She

vih him, then they were Boall the people that Ish- thonsand and two hundred sol- sons of Jacob came upon the

men of valour, were seventeen chem's house, and went out. The od carried away captive diers, fit to go out for war and slain, and spoiled the city, because Nimh cast about and re-battle. All these were the child they had defiled their sister.

and went unto Johanan dren of Asher, heads of their a Karesh. father's house, choice and mighty Gileadite was a mighty man of

Judges xl, 1. Now Jephthah the men of valour, chief of the princes. valour, and he was the son

of an ANCIENT VALOUR And the number througbout the harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah. IN TROOPS.

genealogy of them that were apt
to the war and to battle was

Judges xv, 15-20. And he found 1 14. Your wives, your twenty and six thousand men.

a new jawbone of an ass, and put ges, and your cattle, shall in the land which Moses 2 Chron. xiii, 3. And Abijah set forth his hand, and took it, and

slew a thousand men therewith. ton on this side Jordan; but the battle in rray with an army

And Samson said, With the jawbone pass before your brethren of valiant men of war, even four of an ass, heaps 'npon heaps, with all the mighty men of hundred thousand chosen men:

the jawbone of an ass have I slain and help them. Jeroboam also set the battle in

a thousand men. And it came to array T.S0 Joshua arose, dred thousand chosen men, being pass, when he had made an end of se people of war, to go mighty men of valour.

speaking, that he cast away the tedes Atz and Joshua chose

jawbone out of his hand and called Ring thousand mighty men

2 Chron. xxxil, 3. He took coun- | that place Rameth-lehi. And he rua and sent them away by sel with his princes and his mighty was sore athirst, and called on the

men to stop the waters of the LORD, and said, Thou hast given ALLT. So Joshua ascended city: and they did help him.

fountains which were without the this great deliverance into the Girl, be, and all the people

hand of thy servant: and now with him, and all the

Neh. xi, 14. And their brethren, shall I die for thirst, and fall into men of valour.

mighty men of valour, an hundred the hand of the uncircumcised?

twenty and eight: and their over- But God clave an hollow place 7. And when David seer was Zabdiel, the son of one that was in the jaw, and there ofd, he sent Joab, and all of the great men.

came water thereout; and when he breed of the mighty men.

had drunk, his spirit came again, a. IV, 6. And he cast

and he revived: wherefore he St David, and at all the

2 Chron. XXVI, 17. And Azariah called the name thereof Ente of king David: and all the priest went in after him, and hakkore, which

is in Lehi unto ople and all the mighty with him fourscore priests of the this day. And he judged Israel in Text on his right hand and Lond, that were vallant men. the days of the Philistines twenty

Ps. iii, 6. I will not be afraid of years. 11,7. And there went ten thousands of people, that have

1 Sam. xvi, 18. Then answered bilim Joab's men, and the set themselves against 'me round one of the servants, and said, hin, and the Pelethites, about.

Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the mighty men: and they P3. xxvil, 3. Thongh an host the Beth-lehemite that is cunning ont of Jerusalem, to pursue should

encamp against me, my in playing, and a mighty valiant Beba the son of Bichri.

heart shall not fear: though war man, and a man of war, and pruLlagt 1, 8, 10. But Zadok the will I be confident. should rise against me, in this dent in matters, and a comely per

son, and the LORD is with him. and Benaiah the son of and Nathan the prophet, which is 'solomon's; threescore to Abner, Art not thou a valiant Cant. ili, 7. Behold his bed,

1 im, xxvi, 15. And David said kuingel, and Rel, and the valiant men are about it, of the man? and who is like to thee in

then which belonged to were not with Adonijah. Valiant of Israel.

Israel? wherefore then hast thou Nathan the prophet, and

Nah. ii, 3. The shield of his not kept thy lord the king? for all, and the mighty men, and mighty men is made red, the there came one of the

people in to but his brother, he called valiant men are in scarlet: the destroy the king thy lord. chariots shall be with flaming

1 Kings i, 42. And while he yet Crn. V, 24. And these were tion, and the fir trees shall be of Abiathar the priest came: and

torches in the day of his prepara- spake, behold, Jonathan the son beads of the house of their even Epher, and Ishi, and terribly shaken.

Adonijah said unto him, Come in; and Azriel, and Jeremiah,

for thou art a valiant man, and Hoda viat, and Jahdiel,

IN HEROES.

bringest good tidings. y fuen of valour, famous Gen, vi, 4. There were giants in 1 Kings xi, 28. And the man and heads of the horse of the earth in those days; and also Jeroboam was a mighty man of

after that, when the sons of God / valour: and Solomon seeing the

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young man that he was indus-, But he stood in the midst of the the Gilonite, Hezral the trious, he made him ruler over ground, and defended it, and slew ite, Paaral the Arbite. Ig all the charge of the house of the Philistines: and the LORD son of Nathan of Zobah, B Joseph,

wrought a great victory. And Gadite, Zelek the 2 Kings v, 1. Now Naaman, three of the thirty chief went down, Nahari the Beerothite, a captain of the host of the king of and came to David in the harvest bearer to Joab the son of Z Syria, was a great man with his time unto the cave of Adullam: Ira an Ithrite, Gareb an master, and honourable, because and the troop of the Philistines Uriah the Hittite: thirtyan by him the LORD had given de- pitched in the valley of Rephaim. in all. liverance unto Syria: he was also And David was then in an hold, a mighty man in valour, but he was and the garrison of the Philistines

HEROINES a leper.

was then in Beth-lehem. And Judges iv, 6-10, 14, 17, 18 1 Chron. vii, 2. And the sons of one would give me drink of the son of Abinoam out of

David longed, and said, Oh that And she sent and called Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and water of the well of Beth-lehem, naphtali, and said unto hin Jeriel, and Jabmai, and Jibsam, which is by the gate! And the not the LORD God of Istu and Shemuel, beads of their three mighty men brake through manded, saying, Go and father's honse, to wit, of Tola: they the host of the Philistines, and ward mount Tabor, and were valiant men of mighi in their drew water out of the well of thee ten thousand man generations; whose number was Beth-lehem, that was by the gate, children of Naphtali and in the days of David two and twenty thousand and six hundred. David: nevertheless he would not draw unto thee and took it, and brought it to children of Zebulun?

to the 1 Chron. viii, 40. And the sons drink thereof, but poured it out Kishon Sisera, the of Ulam were mighty men of unto the LORD. And he said, Be Jabin's army, with his valour,

it far from me, 0 LORD, that I and his multitude; and I 1 Chron. xi, 12-14, 26. And after should do this is not this the liver him into thine hand him was Eleazar the son of Dodo, blood of the men that went in Barak said unto her, It the Ahohite, who was one of the jeopardy of their lives? therefore go with me, then I will go three mighties. He was with he would not drink it. These thou wilt not go with me David at Pas-dammim, and there things did these three mighty will not go. And she said the Philistines were gathered to- men, And Abishai, the brother of surely go with thee: not wit gether to battle, where was a Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief ing the journey that thou parcel of ground full of barley; among three. And he lifted up shall not be for thine hon and the people fled from before his spear against three hundred, the LORD shall sell Sised the Philistines. And they set and slew them, and had the name

the hand of a woman. A themselves in the midst of that among three. Was he not most borah arose, and went with parcel, and delivered it, and slew honourable of three? therefore he to Kedesh. And Barak the Philistines; and the LORD was their captain: howbeit he at-Zebulun and Naphtali to s saved them by a great deliverance. tained not unto the first three. and he went up with tes Also the valiant men of the armies And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, sand men

at his feet. and 1 were Asahel the brother of Joab, the son of a valiant man, of Kab- went up with him. And D Elhanan the son of Dodo of Beth-zeel, who had done many acts, he said unto Barak, Up; for lehem.

slew two lion-like men of Moab: day in which the LORD II 2 Chron. xvii, 17. And of Ben- he went down also and slew a lion livered Sisera into thine har jamin; Eliada a mighty man of in the midst of a pit in time of the LORD gone out before valour.

snow. And he slew an Egyptian, So Barak went down from

a goodly man; and the Egyptian | Tabor, and ten thousands RECORD OF DAVID'S had a spear in his hand; but he him. Howbeit Sisera fieds HEROES.

went down to him with a staff, his feet to the tent of Ja

and plucked the spear out of the wife of Heber the Kent 2 Sam. xxiii, 8-21, 23-39. These Egyptian's hand, and slew him there was peace between be the names of the mighty men with his own spear. He was more the king of Hazor and the whom David had: The Tachmon- honourable than the thirty, but he of Heber the Kenite. ite that sat in the seat, chief attained not to the first three: and went out to meet Sisera, among the captains; the same was David set him over his guard. unto him, Turn in, my lor Adina the Eznite: he lift up his Asahel the brother of Joab was in to me; fear not. And spear against eight hundred, one of the thirty; Elhanan the son had turned in unto her whom he slew at one time. And of Dodo of Beth-lehem, Shammah tent, she covered him after him was Eleazar the son of the Harodite, Elika the Harodite, mantle. Then Jael, Heber Dodo the Ahohite, one of the Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of took a nail of the tent, an three mighty men with David, Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the an hammer in her hand, as when they defied the Philistines Anethothite, Mebunnai the Hush- softly unto him, and some that were there gathered together athite, Zalmon

the Ahohite, nail into his temples, and to battle, and the men of Israel Maharai the Netophathite, Heleb it into the ground: for he were gone away: He arose, and the son of Baanah, a Netophathite, asleep and weary: So smote the Philistines until his Ittai the son of Ribal out of And, behold, as Barak hand was weary, and his hand Gibeah of the children of Benja- Sisera, Jael came out clave unto the sword:and the LORD min, Benaiah the Pirathonite, him, and said unto him. wrought a great victory that day; Hiddal of the brooks of Gaash, and I will shew theo and the people returned after him Abi-albon the Arbathite, Azma- whom thou seekest. only to spoil. And after him was veth the Barhumite, Eliahba the he came into her tent, Shammah the son of Agee the Shaalbonite, of the sons of Jashen, Sisera lay dead, and the Hararite. And the Philistines Jonathan, Shammah the Hararite, in his temples. were gathered together into a Ahiam the son of Sharar the Judges V, 24. Blessed troop, where was a piece of Hararite, Eliphelet the son of women shall Jael the ground full of lentiles: and the Ahasbai, the son of the Maacha- Heber the Kenfte be, dlesen! people fled from the Philistines. I thite, Eliam the son of Ahithophell she be above women in the 1 ix, 50-52. Then went against him, and kill him, then I have not proved them. And

to Thebez, and en- shall ye bé our servants, and David put them off him. And be rainst Thebez, and took serveus. And the Philistine took his staff in his hand, and ere was a strong tower said, I defy the armies of Israel choose him five smooth stones clty, and thither fled all this day; give me a man, that we out of the brook, and put them in ni women, and all they may fight together. When Saul a shepherd's bag which he had, 4 and shut it to them, and all Israel heard those words even in a scrip: and his sling was em up to the top of the of the Philistine, they were dis- in his hand; and he drew near to nd Abimelech came mayed, and greatly afraid. And the Philistine. And the Philiswer, and fought against the Philistine drew near morning tine came on and drew near unto

hard unto the door and evening, and presented him- David; and the man that bare the er to burn it with fire. self forty days. And as he talked shield went before him. And ain woman cast a piece with them, behold, there came up when the Philistine looked abont, one upon Abimelech's, the champion, thé Philistine of and saw David, he disdained him: all to brake his scull. Gath, Goliath by name, out of the for he was but a youth, and ruddy, 1 25, 88. And it came arinies of the Philistines, and and of a fair countenance. Then en he saw her, that he spake according to the same said David to the Philistine, Thou othes, and said, Alas

words: and David heard them. comest to me with a sword, and tert thou hast brought And all the men of Israel, when with a spear, and with a shield: V, and thou art one of they saw the man, fled from him, but I come to thee in the name trouble me: for I have and were sore afraid. And the of the LORD of hosts, the God of month unto the LORD, men of Israel said, Have ye seen the armies of Israel, whom thou nt go back. And she this man that is come up? surely hast defied. This day will the uim, My father, I thou to defy Israel is he come up: and LORD deliver thee into mine hand; d thy mouth unto the it shall be, that the man who kill- and I will smite thee, and take 3 ne according to that eth hlin, the king will enrich him thine head from thee; and I will

proceeded out of thy with great riches, and will give give the carcases of the host of the asmuch as the LORD him his daughter, and make his Philistines this day unto the fowls Vengeance for thee of father's house free in Israel. And of the air, and to the wild beasts des, eren of the chil- David spake to the men that stood of the earth; that all the earth

by him, saying, What shall be may know that there is a God in

done to the man that killeth this Israel. İ, 21. Who Smote

And all this assembly the son of Jerubbesh

Philistine, and taketh away the shall know that the LORD saveth As woman cast a piece reproach from Israel? for who is not with sword and spear: for the

this uncircumcised Philistine, that battle is the Lord's, and he will upon him from the he should defy the armies of the give you into our hands. And it he died in Thebez? why only the wall? then say

living God? And the people came to pass, when the Philistine servant Uriah the

answered him after this manner, arose, and came and drew nigh to ead also.

saying, So shall it be done to the meet David, that David hasted, man that killeth him. And Eliab and ran toward the army to meet

his eldest brother heard when he the Philistine. And David put 1. And Hannah pray- spake unto the men; and Eliab's his hand in his bag, and took

My beart rejoiceth anger was kindled against David, thence a stone, and slang it, and ), mire born is exalted and he said, Why camest thou smote the Philistine in his fore

my mouth is enlarg. down hither? and with whom head, that the stone sunk into his be enemies, because I hast thou left those few sheep in forehead; and be fell upon his ay salvation.

the wilderness? I know thy face to the earth. So David pre

pride, and thy naughtiness of vailed over the Philistine with a IALLENGES.

thine heart; for thou art come sling and with a stone, and smote 12, 13. And Caleb said, battle. And

David said, What there was no sword in the hand of

down that thou mightest see the the Philistine, and slew him; but niteth Kirjath-sepher,

have I now done? Is there not a David. Therefore David ran, and it, to him will I give cause? And he turned from him stood upon the Philistine, and daughter to wife.

toward another, and spake after took his sword, and drew it out of the son of Kenaz, the same manner and the people the sheath thereof, and slow him, inger brother, took it: answered him again after the and cut off his head therewith. ive him Achsah his > wife.

former manner. And when the And when the Philistines saw

words were heard which David their champion was dead, they 17, 6. And Jonatban spake, they rehearsed them before fled. young man that bare saul: and he sent for him. And 2 Sam. 11, 13-16. And Joab the Come, and let us go David said to Saul, Let no man's son of Zeruiah, and the servants the garrison of these heart fail because of him; thy ser- of David, went out, and met tosed: it may be that the vant will go and fight with this gether by the pool of Gibeon: and rork for us: for there is Philistine. And Saul said to they sat down, the one on the one

to the LORD to save David, Thou art not able to go side of the pool, and the other on by few.

against this Philistine to fight the other side of the pool. And 11,8-11, 16, 23-33, 38–42, with him: for thou art but a youth, Abner said to Joab, Let the young l'he stood and cried and he a man of war from his men now arise, and play before rules of Israel, and youth. And Saul armed David us. And Joab said, Let them kem, Why are ye come with his armour, and he put an arise. Then there arose, and went fost battle in array? helmet of brass upon his head; over by number twelve of BenPhilistine, and ye ser- also he armed him with a coat of jamin, which pertained to Ishal choose you a man mail. And David girded his boshеth the son of Saul, and d let him come down to sword upon his armour, and he twelve of the servants of David.

be able to fight with assayed to go; for he had not And they caught every one bis All me, then will we proved it. And David said unto fellow by the head, and thrust his rvante: but if I prevaill Saul, I cannot go with these; for sword in his fellow's side; so they

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