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instead of God. And thou shalt, thee. Son of man, take up a vengeance in anger and fury upon take this rod in thine hand, lamentation upon the king of the heathen such as they have wherewith thou shalt do signs. Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus not heard. saith the Lord God; Thou sealest

Matth. v, 20. For I say unto you, SATIRE.

up the gum, full of wisdom, and that except your righteousness Judges v, 21, 29, 30. The river perfect in beauty.

shall exceed the righteousness of of Kishon swept them away, that

the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall

CLIMAX ancient river, the river Kishon.

in no case enter into the kingdom () my soul, thou hast trodden Hosea ii, 21, 22. And it shall of heaven. down strength. Her wise ladies come to pass in that day, I will

Matth. xxiv, 21. For then sball answered her, yea, she returned bear, saith the LORD; I will hear be great tribulation, such as was answer to herself. Have they not the heavens, and they shall hear not since the beginning of the sped? have they not divided the the earth; And the earth shall world to this time, no, por ever prey; to every man a damsel or hear the corn, and the wine, and shall be. (wo; to Sisera a prey of divers the oil; and they shall bear

Nark iv, 30. And he said, colours, a prey of divers colours of Jezreel.

Whereunto shall we liken the needle-work, of divers colours of

kingdom of God? or with what needle-work on both sides, meet

HYPERBOLE.

comparison shall we compare it? for the necks of them that take the

Gen. xiii, 16. And I will make Mark xiii, 19. For in those days spoil?

thy seed as the dust of the earth: shall be afliction, such as was not Job 1v, 3, 4. Behold, thou hast so tuat if a man can number the from the beginning of the creation, instructed many, and thon hast dust of the earth, then shall thy which God created, unto this time, strengthened the weak hands. seed also be numbered.

neither shall be. Thy words have upholden him

Nahum il, 9. Take ye the spoil that was falling, and thou hast of silver, take the spoil of gold;

METAPHOR. strengthened the feeble knees.

for there is none end of the store John xli, 24. Verily, verlly, I Job xxvi, 3. How hast thou and glory out of all the pleasant say unto you, Except a coru of counselled him that hath no wis furniture.

wheat fall into the ground and dom? and how hast thou plenti

die, it abideth alone: but if it die, fully declared the thing as it is!

COMPARISON.

it bringeth forth much fruit. Job x1, 7-11. Gird up thy loins Isa. vii, 17. The LORD shall now like a man: I will demand of bring upon thee, aud upon thy

STRIKING SAYINGS OF thee, and declare thou unto me. people, and upon thy father's

SOLOMON Wilt thou also disannul my judg- house, days that have not come,

Prov. XXX, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21-24 ment? wilt thou condemn me, that from the day that Ephraim de

There are three things that thou mayest be righteous? Hast parted from Judab; eren the king are never satisfied, yea, four things thou an arm like God? or canst of Assyria.

say not, It is enough. The grave; thou thunder with a voice like

Jer, xil, 5. If thou hast run with and the barren womb; the earth him. Deck thyself now with

the footmen, and they have weari- that is not filled with water; and majesty and excellency, and ed thee, then how canst thou con

the fire that saith not, It is enough, array thyself with glory and beauty. Cast abroad the rage ot tend with horses? and in the There be three things which are

too wonderful for me, yea, four thy, wrath; and behold every one edst, they wearied thee, then how which I know not: The way of that is proud, and abase himn.

wilt thou do in the swelling of an eagle in the air, the way of a 2 Cor. xi, 4. For if be that com- Jordan?

serpent upon a rock, the way of a eth preacheth

another

Jesus, whom we have not preached, or

Jer. xviii, 13. Therefore thus ship in the midst of the sea, and

Ask ye now

the way of a man with a maid. V ye receive another spirit, which saith the LORD, ye have not received, or another heard such things the virgin of quieted, and for four which it can

among the heathen, who hath For three things the earth is discupied, ye might well bear with Israel hath done a very horrible not bear; For a servaut when be him. thing

reigneth; and a fool wben he is

filled with meat; For an odious Lam. il, 13. What thing shall IRONY.

woman when she is married; and I take to witness for thee? what

an handmaid that is heir to her 1 Kings xviii, 27. And it came thing shall I liken to thee, O

mistress. There be four things to pass at noon, that Elijah mock- daughter of Jerusalem! what shall which are little upon the earth ed them, and said, Cry aloud; for I equal to thee, that I may com. but they are exceeding wise. he is a god: either be is talking. fort thee, o virgin daughter of or he is pursuing, or he is in a Zion? for thy breach is great like have I found, (-aith the Preacher.)

Eccles. vii, 27, 28. Behold, this journey, or peradventure he the sea; who can heal thee? sleepeth, and must be awaked. Ezek. v, 9. And I will do in the the account; Which yet my soul

counting one by one, to find ou. Job xii, 2. No doubt but ye are that which I have not done, and seeketh, but I find not: one man the people, and wisdom shall dio whereunto I will not do any more among a thousand have I found;

the like, because of all thine but a woman among all those Job xl, 12-14. Look on every abominations,

have I not found. one that is proud, and bring him Joel ii, 2. A day of darkness low; and tread down the wicked and of gloominess, a day of clouds know that they shall die: but the

Eccles, ix, 5. 6. For the living in their place. Hide them in the and of thick darkness, as the dead know not any thing, neither dust together, and bind their morning spread upon the moun- have they any more a reward; for faces in secret. Then will I also tains: a great people and a strong, the memory of them is forgotten. confess unto thee that thine own there hath not been ever the like, Also their love, and their hatred, right hand can save thee.

neither shall be any more after it, and their envy, is now perished; Ezek. xxvili, 3, 12. Behold, thou even to the years of many gener- neither have they any more a art wiser than Daniel; there is no ations.

portion for ever in any thing that secret that they can hide from Micah v, 15. And I will execute is done under the sun.

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Eccles. 2, 15-17. The labour of forth bereave them of men. Thos' his word: Yoontains, and so bile the bolish wearieth every one of saith the Lord GOD, Because they fruitful trees, and all cetar: tiem, because he knoweth not say unto you, Thou kind devour Beasts, and all cattle; creepse how to go to the city. Woe to est up men, and hast b-reaved thy things, and flying fowl. them, o land, when thy king is a nations Therefore thou shalt de

Isa. xliv, 23. Sicg, 0 ve has child, and the princes eat in the vour men no more, Deither be vens for the Lord bath dec morning! Blessed art thon, 0) reave thy nations any more, faith shout, ye lower parts of the earth land, when thy king is the son of the Lord God. Neither will I break forth into singing. Te pobles, and thy princes eat in due cause men to bear in thee the tains, o forest, ani tray irre Beason, for strength, and not for share of the heathen any more, therein: for the LED barn drunkenners!

neither shalt thou bear the re- deemed Jacob, and glorified tisEccles. xll, 1. 2. Remember now proach of the people any more, self in Israel. thy Creator in the days of thy neither shalt thou cause thy nayouth, while the evil days come tions to fall any more, saith the

184. 11. 12. For te stelle

with joy, and be led lurt in nut, nor the years draw pigh, Lord God.

Micah vi, 1, 2. Hear ye now hils shall break forth bize son when thou shalt say, I have no

peace; the mountains ad the pleasure in them; while the sun, what the LORD saith; Arise, con into singing and all the trees sa or the light, or the moon, or the tend thou before the mountains, stars, be not darkened, por the and let the hills hear the voice the field shall clap their best clouds return after the rain. Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S Hab. ii, 11. For the see less

controversy, and ye strong 1000- cry out of the wall, ao be les INSTANCES OY PERSONIFICATION,

dations of the earth: for the LORD Out of the timber shall set

hath a controversy with his people, Hab. iii, 10. The moontui su EARTH AND HEAVEN.

and be will plead with Israel. thee, and they tremble:t: 15-16 Deut. xxxII, 1. Give ear. O ye

flowing of the water pasal heavens, and I will speak; and

GOD TAKING AS OATH.

the deep uttered his voice, hear, 0) earth, the words of my

lifted up bis hands on bigth mouth.

Heb. vi, 13, 14, 17. For when God 18a, xlix, 13. Sing. O heavens; made promise to Abrabam, be

XATIONS. and be joyful, 0 earth; and break cause he could swear by no 2 Kings xix, 21. This is a forth into singing, mountains: greater, he sware by himself, word that the LOED bath a for the LORD hath comforted his saying, Surely blessing I will concerning binn; The songs people, and will have mercy upon

bless thee, and multiplying I will daughter of Zion, hath deshal his afflicted.

multiply thee. Wherein God, thee, and laughed thee to su Jer. iv, 28. For this shall the unto the heirs of promise the shaken her head at thee.

willing more abundantly to shew the daughter of Jerusalem 19 farth mourn, and the heavens immutability of his counsel, conabove be black: because I have firmed it by an oath,

Isa, ill, 25, 26. Thy men half spoken it, I have purposed it, and

by the sword, and thy migli will not repent, neither will I turn

in the war. And bergang

NATURE. back from it.

Jament and mourn; and sb, KT 1 Chron. xvi. 32, 33. Let the sea desolate, shall sit upon the groBA The EARTH. roar, and the fulness thereof; let

Isa. X vii. 22. This is the ! P8, cxiv, 7. Tremble, thou earth. the fields rejoice, and all that is

which the LORD hath spiken at the presence of the Lord, at the therein. Then sball the trees of cerning him, the virgin, presence of the God of Jacob.

the wood sing out at the presence daughter of Zion, hath despise

of the Lord, because he cometh to thee, and laughed thee te so Ezek. vi, 2, 3. Son of man, setjadge the earth. thy face toward the mouutains of

the daughter of Jerusalem Israel, and prophesy against them, thee, O God, the waters saw thee;

Ps. lxxvii, 16. The waters saw shaken her head at three. And say, Ye mountains of Israel,

Amos , 2. The virgin of tre hear the word of the Lord God they were afraid: the depths also were tronbled.

is tallen; she shall no more te Thug saith the Lord God to the

Ps. xcvi, 10--12. Say among the there is none to raise ber up.

she is forsaken upon beri mountains and to the hills, to the rivers and to the valleys, Behold, heathen, that the Lord reigneth: 1, even I, will bring a sword upon the world also shall be established,

DEATH. you, and I will destroy your high that it shall not be moved: he Job xil, 22. He discoveret és places.

shall judge the people righteously. things out of darkness, Ezek. XXXVI, 1, 4, 12--15. Also, Let the heavens rejoice, and let bringeth out to light the sts." thou son of man, prophesy unto ( and the fuluess thereof. Let the

the earth be glad; let the sea roar, of death. the mountains of Israel, and say, field be joyful, and all that is shall be rooted out of bed be

Job xviii, 14. Ye mountains of Israel, hear the therein: then shall all the trees of nacle, and it sball bring bisa word of the LORD. Therefore, ye the wood rejoice. mountains of Israel, hear the

the king of terrors. word of the Lord God; Thus saith

Ps. xcviii, 7-9. Let the sea roar,

Job xxviii, 3. He setteth sal the Lord Gon to the mountains, and the fulness thereof; the world, to darkness, and seardiet a and to the hills, to the rivers, and and they that dwell therein: Let perfection; the stones of dartsen to the valleys, to the desolate the floods clap their hands: let the and the shadow of death. wastes, and to the cities that are

hills be joyful together Before the forsaken, wbich became a prey Lord: for be cometh to judge the P3. xliv, 19. Though the and derision to the residue of the earth: with righteousness stall he sore broken us in the place heathen that are round about. judge the world, and the people dragons, and covered us wide Yea, I will cause men to walk with equity.

shadow of death. upon you, even my people Israel; P8, cxlviii, 7--10. Praise the and they shall possess thee, and Lorp from the earth, ye dragons,

GRACES. and thou shalt nu mure hence- / and vapour; siormy wind tuitilling I truth are inet together, risti*a*

Ps. Ixxxv, 10-13. Mereka

His cool

before him, and shall set us in the edifieth himself; but he that pro- derstood, how shall it be known

Isa. lix, 14. And judgment is come in one that believeth not, or givest thanks well, but the other tice standeth afar off : for truth 18 are the secrets of his heart made speak with tongues more than yo

ness and peace bave kissed each them: And they were all filled unto you speaking with tongues, other. Truth shall spring out of with the Holy Ghost, and began what shall I profit you, except i the earth; and righteousness shall to speak with other tongues, as shall speak to you either by revelook down from heaven. Yea, the the Spirit gave them utterance. lation, or by knowledge, or by LORD shall give that which is

1 Cor. xiv, 4, 22--25. He that likewise ye, except ye utter by

prophesying, or by doctrine? So good; and our land shall yield her speaketh in an unknolon tongue the tongue words easy to be unincrease. Righteousness shall go

phesieth editieth the church. way of his steps. Wherefore tongues are for a sign, into the air. Wherefore let him

what is spoken? for ye shall speak Ps. xclv, 15. But judgment shall not to them that believe, but to that speaketh in an return unto righteousness; and all them that believe not:. but pro: tongue pray that he may interpret.

unkown the upright in heart shall follow plesying serveth not for them that For if I pray in an unknown it,

believe not, but for them which Isa. xlv, 8. Drop down, ye bea- believe. If therefore the whole tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my

understanding is unfruitful. Else, vens, from above, and let the church be come together into one

when thou shalt bless with the skies pour down righteousness; place, and all speak with tongues, let the earth open, and let them and there come in those that are spirit, how shall be that occupieth

the room of the unlearned say bring forth salvation, and let unlearned, or unbelievers, will

Amen at thy giving of thanks,
righteousness spring up together: they not say that ye are mad? seeing he understandeth not what
I the LORD have created it.
But if all prophesy, and there

thou sayest ? For thou verily
turned away backward, and jus- all, he is judged of all: And thus
one unlearned, he is convinced of

is not edified. I thank my God, I faller in the street, and equity manifest: and so falling down on speak five words with my under

all: Yet in the church I had rather cannot enter.

his face he will worship God, and standing, that by my voice I might Luke vii, 35. But Wisdom is report that God is in you of justified of all her children,

teach others also, than ten thou-
truth.

sand words in an unknown tongue.
VICE.
THE APOSTLE'S DIRECTIONS ABOUT

How is it then, brethren? when ye

come together, every one of you Ezek. vii, 10, 11. Behold the day,

hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, behold, it is come; the morning is

1 Cor. xiv, 2, 5, 6, 9, 13, 14, 16-19, hath a tougue, hath a revelation, gone forth; the rod hath blos- 26--29, 39. Fór be that speaketh in bath an interpretation. Let all lence is risen up into a rod of an unknown tongue speaketh not things be done unto

edifying. Ifany

man speak in an unknolon tongue, wickedness: none of them shall man understandeth him; howbeit let it be by two, or at the most by remain, nor of their multitude, in the spirit he speaketh myg. three, and that by course; and let por of any of theirs; neither shall teries. I would that ye all spake one interpret. But if there be no there be wailing for them. with tongues, but rather that ye interpreter, let him keep silence

prophesied: for greater is he that in the church; and let bim speak GIFTS OF TONGUES.

prophesieth than he that speakeih to himself, and to God. Wherea Acts 11,3,4. And there appeared with tongues, except he interpret, fore, brethren, covet to prophesy, unto them cloven tongues, like as that the church may receive edi- and forbid not to speak with of fire, and it sat upon each oil fylog. Now, bretbren, if I come 1 tongues.

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SPIRITS. ANGELS-DEVILS.

ANGELS

of God; and am sent to speak | hath he not put in subjection des THEIR NATURE

unto thee, and to shew thee these world to come, wherect we spent. glad tidings.

But one in a certain place testitel, Ps, civ, 4. Who maketh his an. gels spirits his ministers a flam

Eph. 1, 21. Far above all princi- saying, What is man, that the ing tire.

pality, and power, and miglit, and art mindful of bimor tbe so

dominion, and every name that is man, that thou visitest bing To Mark xii, 25. For when they shall named, not only in this world, but madest him a little lower than the rise from the dead, they neither also in that which is to come.

angels; thou crownedst kia vita marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in

Jude 9. Yet Michael the arch- glory and honour, and diis se

him over the works of thy bands beaven.

angel, when contending with the

devil, he disputed about the body 2 Peter ii, 11. Whereas aegea Heb. 1,7. And of the angels he of Móses, durst not bring against which are greater in poser saith, who maketh bis angels bim a railing accusation, but said, might, bring not railing spirits, and his ministers a lame The Lord rebuke thee.

tion against them before the Las of fire.

Rev. xviii, 1. And after the
THEIR EXALTED STATION AND
THEIR NUMBER.

things I saw another aureless CHARACTER.

down from heaven, bavid? T Gen. xxxii, 1, 2. And Jacob went

2 Sam. xlx, 27. And he hath power; and the earth was liga ou his way, and the angels of God

slandered thy servant unto my ed with his glory. met him. And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: lord the king; but my lord the and be called the name of that king is as an angel" of God: do

THER STATION place Mabanaim. therefore what is good in thine

2 Chron. xviii, 18. Again be se! eyes.

Therefore hear the word of Deut. xxxiii, 2. And he said, The Lord came from Sinai, and rose up him a little lower than the angels, his throne, and all the losa!

Ps. viii, 5. For thou hast made Lord; I saw the LORD sitting op from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he and hast crowned him with glory heaven standing on his right side

and on his left, came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery

Ps. ciii, 20. Bless the LORD, ye Dan. vii, 10. A fiery ste law for them.

his angels, that excel in strength, issued and came forth frie bete that

do his 1 Chron. xii, 22. For at that time

commandments, him; thousand thousands D.L day by day there came to David hearkening unto the voice of his tered unto him, and ten toon word.

times ten thousand stood be to help him, until it was a great host, like the host of God.

Zech. I, 12, 13. Then the angel him: the judgment pas sin Job xxv, 3. Is there any number of the Lord answered and said, the books were opened.

O LORD of hosts, how long wilt of his armies and upon whom doth

thou not have mercy on Jerusanot bis light arise?

THEIR OFFICE. lem, and on the cities of Judah, Ps. Ixvill, 17. The chariots of against which thou hast had in

1st.-xsT&CCTORS. God are twenty thousand, even dignation these threescore and

Num. xxi, 35. And tbe ang!! thousands of angels: the Lord is ten years? And the LoxD ans | the LORD said unto Balian, among them, as in Sinai, in the wered the angel that talked with with the men; but only the end holy place. me with good words, and comfort that I shall speak unto tbee

thou shalt peak. Matt. xxvi, 63. Thinkest thou able words.

So Bale that I cannot now pray to my Fa

went with the princes of Balak

Zech. xil, 8. In that day shall ther, and he shall presently give the Lord defend the inhabitants Judges li, 1-4. And an der me more than twelve legions of of Jerusalem; and he that is the LORD came up from Glig angels?

feeble among them at that day | Bochim, and said, I made you to Rev. v, 11. And I beheld, and I shall be as David; and the house go up out of Egypt, and un heard the voice of many angels of David shall be as God, as the brought you unto tha' land round about the throne, and the angel the Lo before them. I sware unto your fathers, so I beasts, and the elders; and the Matth. xviii, 10. Take heed that said, I will never breas by C number of them was ten thousand ye despise not one of these little nant with you. And se u times ten thousand, and thou-ones, for I say unto you, That in make no league with the ishte sands of thousands.

beaven their angels dó always tants of this land; ze stali ibre

behold the face of my Father down their altars: but ye kafe VARIOUS ORDERS. which is in heaven.

not obeyed my voice: why bare Isa. vi, 2. Above it stood the Matth. xxiv, 36. But of that day ye done this. Wherefore I also seraphims; each this and hour knoweth no man, no, from before you; but there

said, I will not drive trece one bad wings; with twain he covered his not the angels of heaven, but my

be as thorns in your sides at face, and with twain he covered Father only. his feet, and with twain he did Luke xv, 10. Likewise, I say you. And it came to pass ske

their gods shall be a spare un fly.

unto you, There is joy in the pres- the angel of the LORD spake sense Luke 1, 19. And the angel anence of the angels of God over

words unto all the children swering, said unto him, I am

one sinner that repenteth. Gabriel, that stand in the presence

Israel, that the people hin: Heb. ii, 5–-7. For unto the angels their voice, and wept.

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Judges xlii, 3, 18, 19. And the Gal. iii, 19. Wherefore then Dan. xl, 1. Also I, in the first angel of the LORD 'appeared unto serveth the law? It was added year of Darius the Mede, even I, the woman, and said unto her, because of transgressions, till the stood to confirm and to strengthen Behold now, thou art barren, and seed should come to whom the him. bearest not; but thou shalt con- promise was inade; and it was Dan. xii, 1. And at that time ceive, and bear a son. And the ordained by angels in the baud of shall Michael stand up, the great angel of the LORD said unto him, a mediator,

prince which standeth for the Why askest thou thus after my

Heb. ii, 2. For if the word children of thy people; and there bame, seeing it is secret? So Manoali took a kid with a meat spoken by angels was stedfast, shall be a time of trouble, such as

and every transgression and dis never was since there was a paoffering, and offered it upon a obedience received a just recom- tion even to that same time: and rock unto the LORD; and the angel

at that time thy people shall be did wondrously; and Manoah and pence of reward.

delivered, every one that shall be his wife looked on.

2nd.-GUARDIANS.

found written in the book. 2 Kings 1, 15. And the angel of

Gen. xvi, 7. And the angel of Matth. iv, 6. And saith unto the LORD said unto Elijah, Go the Lord found her by a fountain

him, If thou be the Son of God, down with hin; be not afraid of of water in the wilderness, by the cast thyself down for it is writhim. And he arose, and went tountain in the way to Shur.

ten, He shall give his angels down with him unto the king. Dan. viii, 19. And he said, Be

Gen. xxiv, 39, 40. And I said charge concerning thee; and in

their hands they shall bear thee hold, I will make thee kuow what the woman will not follow me. unto my master, Peradventure

up, lest at any time thou dasla thy shall be in the last end of the indignation: for at the time ap- before whom I walk, will send his And he said unto me, The LORD,

foot against a stone.

Matth. xxiv, 31. And he shall pointed the end shall be.

angel with thee, and prosper thy send bis angels with a great sound Dan. ix, 21-23. Yea, while I way; and thou shalt take a wife of a trumpet, and they shall was speaking in prayer, even the for my son of my kindred, and of gather together his elect from the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in my father's house.

four winds, from one end of heathe vision at the beginning, being

ven to the other.

Exod xxiii, 23. For mine Angel caused to fly swiftly, touched me shall go before thee, and bring Acts xii, 11, 15. And when about the time of the evening thee in unto the Amorites, and Peter was come to himself, he oblation. And he informed me, the Hittites, and the Perizzítes, said, Now I know of a surety, that and talked with me, and said, and the Canaanites, the Hivites, the Lord hath sent his angel, and Daniel, I am now come forth to and the Jebusites; and I will cut hath delivered me out of the hand give theo skill and understand-them off.

of Herod, and from all the expecing. At the beginning of thy

Exod. xxxiii, 2. And I will send tation of the people of the Jews.
supplications the commandment
caine forth, and I am come to

an angel before thee; and I will And they said unto lier, Thou art
drive

out
shew thee;' for thou art greatly Amorite, and the Hittite, and the

the Canaanite, the mad. But she constantly affirm

ed that it was even so. Then
beloved; therefore understand the
matter, and consider the vision.

Perizzite, the Hivile, and the sald they, It is his angel.
Jebusite.

Heb. I, 13, 14. But to which of
Dan. x, 11, 12, 14. And he said

Fs. xxxiv, 7. The angel of the the angels said he at any time, unto me, o Daniel, a man greatly LORD encainpeth round about Sit on my right hand, until I make beloved, understand the words them that fear bim, and deliver-thine enemies thy footstool? Are that I speak unto thee, and stand eth them.

they not all ministering spirits, upright: for unto thee am I now

sent forth to minister for thein sent. And when he had spoken

P3. xci, 11, 12. For he shall give who sball be heirs of salvation? this word urto me, I stood irem- his angels charge over thee, to bling Then said he unto me, keep thee in all thy ways. They Fear pot, Daniel; for from the shall bear thee up in their bands, | 3rd.—MINISTERS OF VENGEANCE. first day that thou didst set thine lest thou dash thy foot against a Num. xxii, 22, 31. And God's heart to understand, and to chas- stone.

anger was kindled because he ten thyself before thy God, thy Isa. Ixiii, 9. In all their afflic-went: and the angel of the LORD words were heard, and I am como tion he was afflicted, and the stood in the way for an adversary for thy words. Now I am come augel of his presence saved them: against him. (Now he was riding to make thee understand what in his love and in his pity he re

upon his ass, and his two servants shall befall thy people in the deemed them; and he bare them,

were with him.) Theu the LORD latter days: for yet the vision is and carried them all the days of opened the eyes of Balaam, and for many days. old.

he saw the angel of the LORD

standing in the way, and his Acts vil, 53. Who have received Dan. x, 13, 20, 21. But the prince sword drawn in his hand; and he the law by the disposition of an of the kingdom of Persia with bowed down his head, and fell gels, and have not kept it.

stood me one and twenty days: flat on his face. the Lord spake unto Philip, sap- remained there with the kings of Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD Acts vill, 26. And the angel of but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I

2 Sam. xxiv, 16. And when the

angel stretched out his hand upon ing, Arise, and go toward the

Persiit. Then said he, Kuowest south nnto the way that goeth I thou wherefore I come unto thee? repented him of the evil

, and said down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, and now will I return to fight to the angel that destroyed the which is desert. with the prince of Persia: and people, it is enough; stay now

thine hand. Acts xxiii, 9. And there arose a when I am goue forth, lo, the

And the angel of the great cry: and the scribes that prince of Grecia shall come. But

LORD was hy the thrashing-plaw

of Araunab the Jebusite. were of the Pharisees' part arose, I will show thee that which is and strove, saying. We find no noted in the scripture of truth: 1 Chron. xxi, 14--16, 27. So the evil in this man; but it a spirit or and there is none that holdeth LORD sent pestilence upon Israel: an angel hath spoken to bim, let with me in these things, but and there fell of Israel seventy Us not fight against God. Michael your prince.

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