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and that I should drive you wisdom and understanding, that cut off those that have familiar und ye should perish. the king enquired of them, he spirits, and the wizards, out of the Red 5, 12. And I will cut off found them ten times better than land: wherefore then layest thou a crafts out of thine hand; and all the magicians and astrologers snare for my life, to cause me to thalt bave no more sooth-that were in all his realm. die? And Saul sware to her by

Dan. v, 7, 15. The king cried aloud the LORD, saying, as the LORD stem til, 4. Because of the to bringin the astrologers,the Chal- liveth, there shall no punishment Litute of the whoredoms of deans, and the soothsayers. And happen to thee for this thing. Fell-favoured harlot, the mis- the king spake, and said to the Then said the woman, whom

' witchcrafts, that selleth wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall I bring up unto thee? And a through her whoredoms, shall read this writing, and show he said, Bring me up Samuel. families through her witch-me

the interpretation thereof, Andwhen the woman saw Samuel, shall be clothed with scarlet, and she cried with a loud voice: and

have a chain of gold about his the woman spake to Saul, saying, DIVISATION.

neck, and shall be the third ruler Why hast thou deceived me? for

in the kingdom. And now the thou art Saul. And the king said UT, 4,5,15. And when they wise men, the astrologers, have unto her, Be not afraid: for what

poe oat of the city, and been brought in before me, that sawest thou? and the woman said lur off, Joseph said unto they should read this

writing, and unto Saul, I saw gods ascending Nerud, Up, follow after the

make known unto me the inter- out of the earth. And he said ed when thou dost overtake pretation thereof: but they could unto her, What form is he of? sy unto them, Wherefore not shew the interpretation of the And she said, An old man cometh re rewarded evil for good thing.

up; and he is covered with a this it in which my lord and whereby indeed he

Acts xvi, 16-18. And it came to mantle. And Saul perceived that ya bave done evil in so pass, as we went to prayer, a cer

it was Samuel, and he stooped And Joseph said unto tain damsel possessed with a spirit with his face to the ground, and

bowed himself. And Samuel said What deed is this that ye brought her masters much gain to Saul, Why bast thou disquieted Sated wot ye not that such a by soothsaying: The same fol me, to bring me op? And Saul I can certainly divine.

lowed Paul and us, and cried, answered, I am sore distressed; LXİV, 1. And when Balaam saying, These men are the ser

the Philistines make war pleased the LORD to vants of the most high God, which against me, and God is departed iemal

, he went not, as at shew unto us the way of salvation. trom me, and answereth me no

to seek for enchant- And this did she many days. more, neither by prophets, nor by be set his face toward But Paul, being grieved, turned,

dreams: therefore I have called and said to the spirit, I command thee, that thou mayest make Suli, 22. Balaam also, the to come out of her. And he came then dost thou ask of me, seeing thee, in the name of Jesus Christ, known unto me what I shall do.

Then said Samuel, Wherefore Lor, the soothsayer,' did

out the same hour. tiden of Israel slay with

the LORD is departed from thee, and Fird among them that were

is become thine enemy? And the NECROMANCY.

LORD hath done to him as he Per vi, 13. And Haman told

1 Sam. xxviii, 3-25. Now Samuel spake by me: for the LORD hath

was dead, and all Israel had rent the kingdom out of thine bis wife and all his friends lamented 'him, and buried him in hand, and given it to thy neighAing that had befallen him. Ramah, even in his own city: and bour, even to David:

Because atid bis wise men and Zeresh Saul had put away

those that had thou obeyedst not the voice of the de unto him, If Mordecai be familiar spirits, and the wizards, LORD, nor executedst his fierce beed of the Jews, before out of the land. And the Philis" wrath upon Amalek, therefore thou hast begun to fall, tines gathered themselves to- hath the LORD done this thing Bal not prevail against gether, and came and pitched unto thee this day. Moreover, the ber sbalt surely fall before

in Shunem; and Saul gathered LORD will also deliver Israel with

all Israel together, and they thee into the hand of the Philis1. &. Therefore thou hast pitched in Gliboa.' And when tines; and to-morrow shalt thou sa tby people the house of Saul saw the host of the Phil- and 'thy sons be with me: the because they

be replenished istines, he was afraid, and his LORD also shall deliver the host of He east, and are soothsayers heart greatly trembled. And Israel into the band of the Philthe Philistines, and they when Saul enquired of the LORD, istines. Then Saul fell straightthemselves in the children the LORD answered him not, way all along on the earth, and

neither by dreams, nor by Urim, was sore afraid, because of the ulvil, 13. Thou art wearied

nor by prophets. Then said Saul words of Samuel: and there was multitude of thy counsels.

unto his servants, Seek me a wo- no strength in him; for he had the astrologers, the star

man that hath a familiar spirit, that eaten no bread all the day, nor all the monthly prognostica

I may go to her, and enquire of the night. And the woman came and up and save thee from her. And his servants said to him, unto Saul, and saw that he was Angs that shall come upon Behold, there is a woman that sore troubled, and said unto him,

hath a familiar spirit at En-dor. Behold, thino bandmaid hath Erzi, 2. At his right hand put on other

ralment, and he went, my life in my hand, and have

And Saul disguised himself, and obeyed thy voice, and I have put e divination for Jerusalem, and two men with bim, and they hearkened unto thy words which Triat captains, to open the came to the woman by 'night: and thou spakest unto me: Now

in the slaughter, to lift up he said, 1 pray thee, divine unto therefore, I pray thee, hearken kee with stouting, to appoint me by the familiar

spirit, and bring thou also unto the voice of thine wp-rams against the gates, me him up whom I shall name handmaid, and let me set a morsel mount, and to build á unto thee. And the woman said of bread before thee; and eat, that

unto him, Behold, thou knowest thou mayest have strength when LI, 20. And in all matters of what Saul hath done, how he hath thou goest on thy way. But he refused, and said, I will not eat. I the vagabond Jews, exorcists,

III. But his servants, together with took upon them to call over them the woman, compelled him; and which had evil spirits the name of

NAMES OF IDOLS he hearkened unto their voice. so the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure ADRAMMELECH, ANAM he arose from the earth, and sat you by Jesus, whom Paul preachupon the bed. And the woman eth. And there were seven song

LECH, NIBHAZ, ANI had a fat calf in the house; and she of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of

TARTAK. lasted, and killed it, and took the priests, which did so. And 2 Kings xvii, 31. And the flour and kneaded it, and did bake the evil spirit answered and said, made Nibhaz and Tartak, ar unleavened bread thereot: And Jesus I know, and Paul I know; Sepharvites burnt their chi she brought it before Saul, and but who are ye? And the man in in fire to Adrammelech befol his servants, and they did whom the ev spirit was leaped Anammelech, the gods of Se eat. Then they rose up, and went on them, and overcame them, and vaim. away that night.

prevailed against them, so that

they fled out of that house naked ASHIMA, NERGAL, AN MAGIC AND SORCERY.

and wounded. And this was SUCCOTH-BENOTH.

known to all the Jews and Greeks Exod. vii, 11, 12, 21, 22. Then also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear

2 Kings xvil, 30. And the Pharaoh also called the wise men

sell on them all, and the name of and the men of Cuth made and the sorcerers: now the magi- the Lord Jesus was magnified. gal, and men of Hamath

of Babylon made Succoth-be cians of Egypt, they also did in And many that believed came, Ashima. like manner with their enchant- and confessed, and shewed their ments: For they cast down every deeds. Many of them also which man his rod, and they became used curious arts brought their

ASHTAROTH. serpents: but Aaron's rod swal books together, and burned them

Judges il, 13. And they la lowed up their rods. And the fish before all men and they counted the LORD, and served Bas that was in the river died; and the the price of them, and found it Ashtaroth. river stank, and the Egyptians fty thousand pieces of silver. So

BAAL. could not drink of the water of mightily grew the word of God Judges vi, 25. And it can the river: and there was blood and prevailed.

pass the same night, the throughout all the land of Egypt.

LORD said unto him, Tak And the magicians of Egypt did So with their enchantments: and SUCH CONSULTATION ALL

father's young bullock, eve

second bullock of seven year Pharaoh's heart was hardened, VANITY AND DELUSION. and throw down the altar of neither did he hearken unto them;

Num. xxiil, 23. Surely there is that thy father hath, and cut as the Lord had said.

no enchantment against Jacob, the grove that is by it. Exod. viil, 7, 18, 19. And the neither is there any divination magicians did' so with their en- against Israel: according to this BAAL-BERITH AND BAA chantments, and brought up frogs time it shall be said of Jacob and upon the land of Egypt. And the of Israel,

Judges viii, 83. And it ea

What hath God magicians did so with their en. wrought!

pass, as soon as Gideon was chantments to bring forth lice, but

that the children of Israel o they could not; so there were lice Isa. xix, 3, 12. And the spirit or again, and went a whoring upon man and upon beast. Then Egypt shall fail in the midst there- Baalim, and made Baah the magicians said unto Pharaoh, of; and I will destroy the counsel their god. This is the finger of God: and thereof: and they shall seek to Pharaoh's heart was hardened, the idols, and to the charmers,

BAAL-PEOR. and he hearkened not unto them; and to them that have familiar Hosea ix, 10. I found Israe as the LORD had said.

spirits, and to the wizards. grapes in the wilderness Exod. 1x, 11. And the magicians wise ment and let them kell thee the fig-tree at her first tim

Where are they? where are thy your fathers as the first-ri could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil

was Lord of host hath purposed upon separated themselves unto

now, and let them know what the they went to Baal-peor, upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians. Egypt. .

shame; and their abominy Acts viii, 9-11. But there was a

Isa. xlv, 25. That frustrateth were according as they loved certain man, called Simon, which

the tokens of the liars, and maketh beforetime in the same city used diviners mad; that turneth

wise

BAAL-ZEBUB. Borcery, and bewitched the people men backward, and maketh their

2 Kings i, 16. And he sala of Samaria, giving out that him. knowledge foolish.

him, Thus saith the LORD, F self was some great one: To Isa. xlvii, 12, 14. Stand now with much as thou hast sent messi whom they all gave heed, from thine enchantments, and with the to enquire of Baal-zebub the the least to the greatest, saying, multitude of thy sorceries, where- of Ekron, is it not becauss This man is the great power of in thon hast laboured from thy is no God in Israel to enqui God. And to him they had regard, youth; if so be thou shalt be able his word? ... because that of long time he had to profit, if so be thou mayest bewitched them with sorceries. prevail. Behold, they shall be as

BEL. Acts xill, 6, 8. And when they stubble; the fire shali burn them; Jer. 11, 44. And I will pi had gone through the isle unto they shall not deliver themselves Bel in Babylon; and I win? Paphos, they sound a certain from the power of the flame: there forth out of his mouth that sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, shall not be a coal to warm at, he hath swallowed up and u whose name was Bar-Jesus. But nor fire to sit before it.

tions shall not flow together Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his

Daniel V, 8. Then came in all more unto him; yea, the name by interpretation) withstood the king's wise men: but they Babylon shall fall. them, seeking to turn away the could not read the writing, nor deputy from the faith, make known to the king the inter

BERITH. Acts xix, 13-20. Then cortain of pretation tboreof.

Judges ix, 46. And when al 274

phesians.

I the tower of Shechem | Nebu stoopeth; their idols were | LORD spake unto you in Horeb hat

, they entered into an upon the beasts, and upon the out of the midst of the fire,) Lest I the house of the god cattle: your carriages were heavy ye corrupt yourselves, and make

loaden; they are a burden to the you a graven image, the similitude weary beast.

of any figure, the likeness of male CHEMOSH.

or female, The likeness of any III, 29. Woo to thee,

NISROCH.

beast that is on the earth, the hou art undone, O people 2 Kings xix, 37. And it came to likeness of any winged fowl' that bosh! he hath given his pass, as he was worshipping in the flieth in the air, The likeness escaped, and his daugh- house of Nisroch his god, that Ad- of any thing that creepeth on the to captivity unto Sihon rammelech and Sharezer his sons ground, the likeness of any fish the Amorites

smote him with the sword; and that is in the waters beneath the

they escaped into the land of Ar-earth: Take heed unto yourselves, CHIUN. menia; and Esarhaddon his son lest ye forget the covenant of the

LORD your God, which he madu 1, 26. But ye have borne reigned in his stead.

with you, and make you a graven Huacle of your Moloch

QUEEN OF HEAVEN. image, or the likeness of any in your images, the star god, which ye made to Jer, xliv, 25. Thus saith the thing, which the LORD thy God

hath forbidden thee. LORD of hosts, the God of Israel,

saying, Ye and your wives have Deut. xl, 16, 17. Take heed to DAGON.

both spoken with your mouths, yourselves, that your heart be not

and falfilled with your band, say, deceived, and ye turn aside, and *, 3. And when they of ing, We will surely perform our serve other gods, and worship arose early on the mor- vows that we have vowed, to burn them; And then the Lord's wrath hold, Dagon was fallen incense to the queen of heaven, be kindled against you, and he

face to the earth before and to pour out drink-offerings shut up the heaven, that there be of the LORD. And they unto her: ye will surely accom

no rain, and that the land yield rou, and set him in his plish your vows, and surely per- not her fruit; and lest ye perish form your vows.

quickly from off the good land

which the LORD giveth you. DIANA.

REMPIAN. tix, 34. But when they

Deut. xxix, 18. Lest there should Acts vii, 43. Yea, ye took up the be among you man, or woman, or * he was a Jew, all with tabernacle of Moloch, and the family, or tribe, whose heart turnabout the space of two star of your god Remphan, figures eth away this day from the LORD red out, Great is Diana which ye made to worship them: our God, to go and serve the gods

and I will carry you away beyond of these nations; lest there should Babylon.

be among you a root that beareth IOD OF FORCES.

gall and wormwood. 11 , 38. But in his estate

RIMMON. honour the God of forces:

2 Kings v, 18. In this thing the 2.-IDOLS AND IDOLATROUS & whom his fathers knew LORD pardon thy servant, that be bonour with gold, when my master goeth into the CUSTOMS OF THE HEATHEN ler, and with precious house of Rimmon to worship TO BE AVOIDED. bd pleasant things.

there, and he leaneth on my hand, Exod. xxxiv, 13, 16. But ye shall

and I bow myself in the house of destroy their altars, break their ER AND MERCURIUS.

Rimmon: when I bow down my-images, and cut down their groves:

self in the house of Rimmon, the And thou take of their daughters 17 , 12. And they called Lord pardon thy servant in this unto thy sons, and their daughters

Jupiter, and Paul, thing. Ds, because he was the

go a whoring after their gods, and TAMMUZ.

make thy sons go a whoring after Ezek. viii, 14. Then he brought

their gods. MILCOM.

me to the door of the gate of the Num. xxxiil, 51, 52. Speak unto 3 xi, 5. For Solomon Lord's house which was toward the children of Israel, and say T 4shtoreth the goddess the north; and, behold, there sat unto them, When ye are passed donians, and after

Milcom women weeping for Tammuz. over Jordan into the land of mination of the Ammon

Canaan. Then ye shall drive out UNKNOWN GOD.

all the inhabitants of the land

from before you, and destroy all MOLECII.

Acts xvii, 23. For as I passed their pictures, and destroy all

by, and beheld your devotions, I * 11,7. Then did Solomon found an altar with this inscrip- pluck down all their líigh places.

their molten images, and quite high place for Chemosh, tion, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. hination of Moab, in the whom therefore ye ignorantly Deut. vil, 3, 4, 5, 25, 26. Neither te before Jerusalem, and worship, him declare I unto you.

shalt thou make marriages with wch, the abomination of the

them; thy daughter thou shalt IV.

not give unto his son, nor his MERODACH.

daughter shalt thou take unto SIN AND GUILT OF

thy son. For they will turn away Babylon is IDOLATRY.

thy son from following me, that Bel is confounded, Merobroken in pieces, her idols 1.-DISTINCT AND ORIGINAL they may serve other gods: 80

will the anger of the LORD be rounded, her images are

CAUTION.

kindled against you, and destroy Deut. iv, 15-18, 23. Take ye thee suddenly. Bút thus sail

therefore good heed unto your ye deal with them; ye shall destroy NEBO.

selves, (for ye saw no manner of their altars, and break down their xit, 2. Bel loweth down, similitude on the day that the images, and cut down their groves,

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of Ammun.

in pieces.

and burn their graven images bow down to their gods, nor serve, which brought thee o with fire. The graven images of them, vor do after their works; land of Egypt, from the their gods shall ye burn with fire: but thou shalt utterly overthrow bondage. And all thou shalt not desire the silver or them, and quite break down their hear, and fear, and st gold that is on them, nor take it images.

more any such wickedn unto thee, lest thou be snared

Exod. xxxiv, 17. Thon sbalt is among you. If thou therein: for it is an abomination make thee no molten gods. say in one of thy cities, to the LORD thy God. Neither

LORD thy God hath giri shalt thou briug an abomination

Lev. xix, 4. Turn yo not unto dwell there, saying, Çe into thine house, lest thou be a idols, nor make to yourselves the children of Bellal, cursed thing like it: but thou molten gods: I am the LORD your out from among you, shalt detest it, and thou shalt God.

withdrawn the inhal utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed Lev. xxvi, 1. Ye shall make you no their city, saying, Let thing.

idols nor graven image, neither serve other gods, whic Deut. xli, 244, 29-31. Ye shall neither shall ye set up any image quire, and 'make seare

rear up you a standing image, not known; Then sha! utterly destroy all the places of stone in your land, to bow diligently; and, behol wherein the nations which yo down unto it: for I am the LORD truth, and the thing a sball possess served their gods, your God.

such abomination is upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every Deut. 7, 8, 9. Thou shalt not among you; Thou sh green tree,

smite the inhabitants a And ye shall over- make thee any graven image, or with the edge of the throw their altars, and break their any likeness of any thing that is pillars, and burn their groves with in heaven above, or that is in the

stroying it utterly, and fire; and ye shall hew down the earth beneath, or that is in the with the edge of the sw

therein, and the catt graven images of their gods, and waters beneath the earth. Thou destroy the names of them out of shalt not bow down thyself unto Deut. xvil, 2-5. I that place. Yo shall not do so them, nor serve them; for I the found among you, wit unto the LORD your God. When LORD thy God am a jealous God, thy, gates which the the LORD thy God shall cut off visiting the iniquity of the fathers God giveth thee, man the nations from before thee, upon the children unto the third that hath wrought wie whither thou goest to possess and fourth generation of them the sight of the LORD them, and thou succeedest them, that hato me.

transgressing his cover and dwellest in their land; Tako Deut. xvi, 22. Neither shalt

hath gone and served heed to thyself, that thou be not thou set thee up any image,

and worshipped them, enared by following them, after which the LORD thy God hateth.

sun, or moon, or any that they be destroyed from be

of heaven, which I bav fore thee; and that thou enquire

manded; And it be told not after their gods, saying, How

thou hast heard of 1 did these nations serve their gods? PENALTY OF IDOLATRY. quired diligently, and even so will I do likewise. Thou

be true, and the thi shalt not do so unto the LORD thy

1.-DEATH.

that such abomination God: for every abomination to Exod. xxii, 20. He that sacrific in Israel: Then shalt the LORD which he hateth have eth unto any god, save unto the forth that man or th they done unto their gods; for LORD only, he shall be utterly which have committed even their sons and their daugh- destroyed.

ed thing unto thy ! ters they have burnt in the fire to

that man

or that w their gods.

Deut. xill, 5-15. And that pro-shalt stone them w

phet, or that dreamer of dreams, till they die. Deut. xill, 17, 18. And there shall be put to death; because he shall cleave nought of the cursed hath spoken to turn you away turn away, so that the

Deut. xxx, 17, 18. But if thing to thine hand: that the from the LORD your God, which Lord may turn from the flerce brought you out of the land of hear, but shalt be dr ness of his anger, and shew theo Egypt. ..., If thy brother, the

and worship other gode mercy, and have compassion upon son of thy mother, or thy son, or day, 'that ye shall su

them; I denounce unt thee, and multiply thee, as he thy daughter, or the wife of thy and that ye shall no hath When thou shalt hearken to the thine own soul, entice thee secret- your days upon the

la voice of the LORD thy God, to ly, saying, Let us go and serve

thou passest over Jordi keep all his commandments which other gods, which thou hast not

possess it. I command thee this day, to do known, thou, nor thy fathers;

1 Kings xiv, 9, 10. that which is right in the eyes of Namely, of the gods of the people done evil above all the LORD thy God.

which are round about you, nigh before thee: for thoa Amos v, 5. But seek not Beth-el, from the one end of the earth molten images, to prov

unto thee, or far off from thee, and made thee other nor enter into Gilgal, and pass even unto the other end of the anger, and hast cast not to Beer-sheba: for Gilgal shall earth; Thou shalt not consent un- thy back; Therefore, surely go into captivity, and Beth- to him, nor hearken unto him; will bring evil upon to el shall come to bought.

neither shall thine eye pity him, Jeroboam, and will et

neither shalt thou spare, neither Jeroboam him that piss 3.-IDULS NOT TO BE MADE shalt thou conceal him: But thou the wall, and him that NOR WORSHIPPED,

shalt surely kill him; thine hand and left in Israel, and

shall be first upon him to put him away the remnant of th Exod. xx, 23. Ye shall not make to death,

and afterwards the hand Jeroboam, as a man tal with me gods of silver, neither of all the people. And thou shalt dung, till it be all gone shall ye make unto you gods of stone him with stones, that he die;

1 Kings xia, 1, 2 ! gold.

because he hath sought to thrust told Jezebel all that I Exod. xxill, 24. Thou shalt not I thee away from the LORD thy God, done, and withal bow be e prophets with the sword. Go in and slay them; let none | Ashtaroth from among you, and Jezebel sent a messenger come forth. And they smote prepare your hearts unto the Elijah, saying, So let the gods them with the edge of the sword; LORD, and serve him only; and he se, and more also, if I make and the guard and the captains will deliver you out of the hand by life as the life of one of cast them out, and went to the of the Philistines. by lo-morrow about this city of the house of Baal.

2 Kings xxii, 16, 17. Thus saith 2 Kings xi, 18. And all the peo- the LORD, Behold, I will bring LIT, 11, 12. Bat ye are they ple of the land went into the house evil upon this place, and upon the prake the LORD that forget of Baal, and brake it down; his inhabitants thereof, even all the y mountain, that prepare altars and his images brake 'they words of the book which the king le for that troop, and that in pieces thoroughly, and slew of Judah hath read: Because they h the drink

-offering unto Mattan the priest of Baal before have forsaken me, and have burnt sumber. Therefore will I

the altars: and the priest appoint- incense unto other gods, that they a bow down to the slaugh- LORD. you to the sword, and ye ed officers over

the house of the might provoke me to anger with

all the works of their hands; cause when I called, ye did Ewer, when I spake, ye did

2 Chron, xxiii, 17. Then all the therefore my wrath shall be kin ear, but did evil' before people went to the house of Baal. dled against this place, and shall

not be quenched. eyes, and did choose that and brake it down, and brake his in I delighted not.

altars, and his images in pieces, 2 Chron. vii, 19-22. But if ye and slew Mattan the priest of turn away, and forsake my staBaal before the altars.

tutes and my commandments, INSTANCES.

which I have set before you, and dl, 28-28. Then Moses

2.-OTHER FORMS OF shall go and serve other gods, and in the gate of the camp, and

worship them; Then will I pluck

PUNISHMENT. Wbo is on the LORD's side?

them up by the roots out of my come unto me. And all

SPIRITUAL.

land which I have given them; os of Levi gathered them. Lev. XXVI, 30. And I will destroy and this house, which I have sanctogether unto him. And your high places, and cut down tified for my name, will I cast out H unto them, Thus saith your images, and cast your car- of my sight; and will make it to be to God of Israel, Pat every cases upon the carcases of your a proverb and a by-word among is sword by his side, and go idols, and my soul shall abhor you. all nations. And this house, which out from gate to gate

Deut. xxvii, 14, 15. And the is high, shall be an astonishment out the camp, and slay Levites shall 'speak, and say unto to every one that passeth by it; man his brother, and every all the men of Israel with a loud so that he shall say, Why hath As companion, and every voice, Cursed be the man that the Lord done thus unto this land, s neighbour.

And it shall And the maketh any graven or molten and unto this house? fea of Levi did accordius image, an abomination unto the be answered, Because they for

LORD God of their the people that day about LORD, the work of the hands of the sook the I thousand men.

craftsmen, and putteth it in a fathers, which brought them forth

secret place. And all the people out of the land of Egypt, and laid L. IIV, 4,5. And the LORD shall answer and say, Amen.

hold on other gods, and worshipunto Moses, Take all the Deut. xxxi, 17, 18.

ped them, and served them: there

Then my fore hath he brought this evil of the people, and hang up before the LORD against them in that day, and I will anger shall be kindled against

upon them. san, that the flerce anger of forsake them, and I will hide my

Ps. cvi, 36. And they served Lou may be turned away face from them, and they shall be their idols; which were a snare Israel. And Moses said unto devoured, and many evils and

unto them. adges of Israel, Slay ye every troubles

shall befall them; so that Isa, xlii, 17. They shall be ils men that were joined unto they will say in that day, 'Are not turned back, they

shall be greatly peor.

these evils come upon us, because ashamed, that trust in graven Tings xvili, 40. And Elijah our God is not among us? And I images, that say to the molten onto them, Take the pro- will surely hide my face in that images, Ye are our gods. i of Baal; let not one of them day, for all the evils which they Jer. i, 16. And I will utter my

And they took them; shall have wrought, in that they judgments against them touching Elijah brought them down to are turned unto other gods. all their wickedness, who have stuok Kishon, and slew them

Deut. xxxii, 16. They provoked forsaken me, and have burnt inKings , 23-25. And Jehu

him to jealousy with strange gods, cense unto other gods, and worand Jehonadab the son of him to anger. with abominations provoked they shipped the works of their own

hands. ab, into the house of Baal,

Jer. viii, 19. Behold the voice said unto the worshippers of

Judges il, 11, 12. And the chilSearch, and look that there dren of Israel did evil in the sight of the cry of the daughter of my here with you none of the of the LORD, and served Baalim: people because of them that dweil wits of the LORD, but the and they forsook the LORD God in a far country. Is not the LORD shippers of Baal only. And of their fathers, which brought in Zion? is not her King in her? a they went ia to offer sacri- them out of the land of Egypt, Why have they provoked me to and burnt-offerings, Jebu and followed other gods, of the anger with their graven images, ointed fourscore men withont, gods of the people that were and with strange vanities? Kald. If any of the men whom round about them, and bowed

Jer, xi, 17. For the LORD of Ive brought into your hands themselves unto them, and pro- hosts, that planted thee, hath proape, be that letteth him go, his voked the LORD to anger.

nounced evil against thee, for the shall be for the life of him. 1 Sam. vii, 3. And Samuel evil of the house of Israel, and of dit came to pass, as soon as he spake unto all the house of Israel, the bouse of Judah, which they made an end of offering the saying, If ye do return unto the have done against themselves to mt-offering, that Jehu said to LORD with all your hearts, then provoke me to anger, in offering guard, and to the captains, put away the strange gods and I incense unto Baal.

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