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thou writest bitter things against they should bring forth him that Ps. V, 1, 2. Give ear to my me, and makest me to possess the had cursed out of the camp, and words, Ó LORD; consider my iniquities of my youth.

stone him with stones. And the meditation. Hearken unto the Job xvi, 11, 12. God had de- children of Israel did as the LORD voice of my cry, my King, and

my od: for unto thee will I livered me to the ungodly, and commanded Moses. turned me over into the hands of 2 Kings xix, 27, 28. But I know pray. the wicked. I was at ease, but he thy abode, and thy going out, and Ps. xxviil, 1. Unto thee will I hath broken me asunder: he bath thy coming in, and thy rage against cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent also taken me by my neck, and me. Because thy rage against to me: lest, if thou be silent to shaken me to pieces, and set me me and thy tumult is come up me, I become like them that go up for his mark.

into mine ears, therefore I will down into the pit. Job xix, 21, 22. Have pity upon put my book in thy nose, and my P3. liv, 2. Hear my prayer, O me, have pity upon me, o ye my bridle in tby lips, and I will

turn God; glve ear to the words of my friends; for the hand of God hath thee back by the way by which

mouth. touched me. Why do ye persethou camest.

Ps.lv, 1. Give ear to my prayer cuto me as God, and are not

(Omitted in its Proper Place.) O God; and hide not thyself from satisfied with my flesh?

my supplication. Job xxxii, 10, 11. Behold, he EARNEST DESIRE OF BEING

Ps. Ixi, 1. Hear my cry, O God; findeth occasions against me, he

HEARD.

attend unto my prayer. counteth me for his enemy; He 1 Kings vill, 28. Yet have thou putteth my feet in the stocks, he respect unto the prayer of thy hosts, hear my prayer: give ear,

Ps. lxxxiv, 8. O LORD God of marketh all my paths.

servant, and to his supplication, O God of Jacob. Selah. Job xxxvii, 20. Shall it be tola O LORD my God, to hearken unto

Ps. lxxxvi, 6. Give ear, O LORD, him that I speak? Ifa man speak, the cry and to the prayer which surely he shall be swallowed up. thy servant prayeth before the voice of my supplications.

unto my prayer, and attend to the to-day. PENALTY OF BLASPHEMY. 2 Chron. vi, 19. Have respect may be delivered: save with thy

Ps. cviil, 6. That thy beloved Lev. xxiv, 15, 16, 23. And thou therefore to the prayer of thy right hand, and answer me. shalt speak' unto the children of servant, and to his supplication, Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth O LORD my God, to hearken untó

Ps. cxix, 149. Hear my voice his God shall bear his sin. And the

cry and the prayer which thy according unto thy loving-kindhe that blasphemeth the name of servant prayeth before thee.

ness: O LORD, quicken me accordthe LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation things unto me; then will I not Job xiii, 20-22. Only do not two ing to thy judgment,

Ps. cxl, 6. I said unto the LORD, shall certainly stone him: as well hide myself from thee: Withdraw Thou art my God: hear the voice the stranger, as he that is born in thine hand far from me; and let of my supplications, O LORD. the land, when he blasphemeth not thy dread make me afraid:

Ps. cxlll. 1. Hear my prayer, O the name of the LORD, shall be Then can thou, and I will answer; LORD, give ear to my supplicaput to death. And Moses spake or let me speak, and answer thou tions: in thy faithfulness answer vuto the children of Israel, tbat me.

me, and in thy righteousness. 662

PROPHECY.

ing

1 Sam. xv, 10. Then came tho Isa. xill, 1. The burden of THE COMMISSION. word of the LORD unto Samuel, Babylon, wbich Isaiah the son of saying

Amoz did see. 2 Chron. xxxvi, 15. And the

NATHAN. LORD God of their fathers sent to

Isa. xiv, 28. In the year that them by bis messengers, rising

2 Sam. vii, 4. And it came to king Ahaz died was this burden. up betimes, and sending; because pass that night, that the word of

Isa. xxxviii, 4. Then came the he had compassion on his people, the LORD came unto Nathan, word of the LORD to Isaiah, sayand on his dwelling-place.

saying.

JEHU. Isa. vi, 8. Also I heard the voice

JEREMIAH. of the LORD, saying, Whom shall 1 Kings xvi, 1. Then the word

Jer. 1, 4. Then the word of the I send, and who will go for us? of the Lordcame to Jehu the son

LORD came unto me, saying. Then said I, Here am l; me, of Hanani against Baasha, saying.

Jer. vii, 1. The word that camo Jer. I, 10. See, I have this day

GAD.

to Jeremiah from the LORD, sayset thee over the nations, and over

ing. the kingdoms, to root out, and 1 Chron. xxi, 9. And the LORD

Jer, xi, 1. The word that came to pull down, and to destroy, and spake unto Gad, David's seer,

to Jeremiah from the LORD, say to throw down, to build, and to saying. plant.

SHEMAIAH,

ing. Ezek. il, 7. And thou shalt 2 Chron. xi, 2. But the word of Jer. xlli, 8. Then the word of speak my words unto them, the LORD came to Shemalah the the LORD came unto me, saying. whether they will hear, or whether man of God, saying

Jer. xvi, 1. The word of the they will forbear; for they are

LORD came also unto me, saying. most rebellious.

DAVID.

Jer. xviii, 1. The word which Ezek. lil, 4. And he said unto 2 Sam.

xxll, 1. And David

came to Jeremiah from the LORD, me, Son of man, go, get thee unto spake unto the LORD the words

saying. the house of Israel, and speak of this song, in the day that the

LORD had delivered him out of the of Immer the priest, who was with my words unto them.

Jer. xx, 1. Now Pashur the son Ezek. xi, 4. Therefore prophesy band of all bis enemies, and out also chief governor in the house against them, prophesy, O son of of the hand of Saul.

of the LORI), heard that Jeremiah man.

2 Sam. xxiii, 1, 2. Now these be prophesied these things. Rev. x, 11. And he said unto me, the son of Jesse said, and the man the last words of David. David

Jer. xxv, 1, 2. The word that Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and

who was raised up on high, the came to Jeremiah concerning all tongues, and kings.

anointed of the God of Jacob, and the people of Judah in the fourth

the sweet psalmist of Israel, said, year of Jehoiakim the son of TO SAMUEL. The Spirit of the LORD spake by

Josiah king of Judah, that was 1 Sam. ili, 4-10. That the LORD tongue. me, and his word was in my king of Babylon; The which

the first year of Nebuchadrezzar called Samuel: and he answered,

Jeremiah the prophet spake unto Here am I. And he ran unto Ell

, David the son of Jesse are ended. all the inhabitants of Jerusalem,

Ps. lxxil, 20. Tho prayers of all the people of Judah, and to and said, Here am l; for thou calledst ine. And he said, I called

saying.

SOLOMON. not; lie down again. And be

Jer. xxvi, 1. In the beginning went and lay down. And the

Prov.xxx, 1. The words of Agur of the reign of Jehoiakim the son LORD called yet again, Samuel. the son of Jakeh, even the pro. of Josiah king of Judah, camo And Samuel arose and went to phecy: the man spake unto Ithiel,

this word from the LORD, saying. Ell, and said, Here am I; for thou even unto Ithiel and Ucal. didst call me. And he answered, Prov. xxxi, 1. The words of

Jer, xxvii, 1. In the beginning I called not, my son; lie down king Lemuel, the prophecy that of the reign of Jehoiakim the sou again. Now' Samuel did not yet bis mother taught him.

of Josiah king of Judah, camo

this word unto Jeremiah from the know the LORD, Deither was the word of the LORD yet revealed

ELIJAR.

LORD, saying unto him. And LORD called Samuel again the third time of the LORD came unto him, say- Jeremiah the prophet sent from 1 Kings svil, 8. And the word

Jer. XX1X, 1, 24, 30 Now these

are the words of the letter that And he arose and went to Eli,

ing. and said, Hero am l; for thou

Jerusalem unto the residue of the didst call me. And Eli perceived

1 Kings xxl, 17, 28. And the elders which were carried away that the LORD had called the child. word of the LORD came to Elijah captives, and to the

priests, and Therefore Eli said uplo Samuel, tho Tishbite, saying. And the to the prophets, and to all the Go, lle down; and it shall be, if he word of the LORD came to Elijah

people, whom Nebuchadnezzar call thee, that thou shalt say, the Tisbite saying.

had carried away captive from Speak, LORD, for thy servant hear

Jerusalem to Babylon. Thus

ISAIAH. eth, So Samuel went and lay

shalt thou also speak to Shemaiah down in his place. And the LORD 18a, 11, 1. The word that Isaiah the Nehelamito, saying. Then came, and stood, and called as at the son of Amoz saw concerning came the word of the LORD unto other times, Samuel, Samuel. Judah and Jerusalem.

Jeremiah, saying. Then Samuel answered, Speak; Isa. vill, 6. The LORD spake also Jer. xxx, 1, 4. The word that for tby servant beareth. unto me again, saying.

came to Jeremiub from the LORD, saying. And these are the words ginning of the reign of Zedekiah | first day of the month, that the that the LORD spake concerning king of Judah, saying.

word of the LORD came unto me, Israel, and concerning Judah. Jer. 1, 1. The word that the saying,

Jer. xxxii, 1, 6. 26. The word LORD spake against Babylon and Ezek. xxvil, 1. The word of the thai came to Jeremialı from the against the land of the Chaldeans LORD' came again unto me, saying. Lord in the tenth year of Zede- by Jeremiah the prophet.

Ezek. xxvili, 1, 11, 20. The word kiah king of Judah, which was

of the LORD came again unto me, the eighteenth year of Nebuchad.

EZEKIEL.

saying. Moreover, the word of the rezzar. And Jeremiah said, The Ezek. Iil, 16. And it came to LORD came unto me, saying. word of the LORD.came unto me, pass at the end of seven days, that Again the word of the LORD came saying. Then came the word of the word of the LORD camo unto unto me, saying. the LORD unto Jeremiah, saying. me, saying.

Ezek, xxix, 1, 17. In the tenth Jer. xxxiil, 1, 19, 23. Moteover, Ezek. vi, 1. And the word of year, in the tenth month, in the the word of the LORD came unto the LORD came unto me, saying. twelfth day of the month, the Jerem'ah the second time, while

Ezek. vil, 1. Moreover, the word word of the LORD came into me, he was yet shut up in the court

of the LORD came, unto me, saying. And it came to pass in the of the prison,) saying. And the saying

seven and twentieth year, in the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah, saying. Moreover, the Ezek, xi, 14. Again the word of first month, in the first day of the

month, the word of the LOID word of the LORD came to Jere- | LORD came unto me, saying.

came unto me, saying. miali, saying

Ezek. xil, 1, 8, 17, 21. The word

Ezek. XXX, 1, 20. The word of Jer. xxxiv, 12, 13 Therefore the of the LORD also came unto me,

the LORD came again with me, word of the Lond came to Jerus saying. And in the morning came saying. And it came to pass in the mlali trom the Lord, saying. Thus the word of the LORD unto me: eleventh year, in the first month, saitli the LORD), the God of Israel, saying. Moreover, the word of the I marie a covenant with your LORD came to me, saying. And in the seventh day of the month,

that the word of the LORD camo fathers in the day that I brought the word of the LORD came unto

uuto me, saying. them forth out of the land of me saying.

Ezek. xxxi, 1. And it came to Egypt, ont of the house of bond- Ezek. xiil, 1. And the word of men saying the LORD came unto me, sayiug.

pass in the eleventh year, in the

inirii month, in the first day of the Jer. XXXV, 12. Then came the Ezek xiv, 12. The word of the montli, that the word of the LORD word of the LORD unto Jeremiah, LORD came again to me, saying. came unto me, saying. saying. Jer. xxxvi, 1. And it came to the lord came unto me, saying Exck. xv, 1. And the word of

Exck. xxxil, 1, 17. And it camo pass in the fourth year of Jehoia

to pass in the twelfth year, in the kim the son of Josiah king of

Ezek. xvi, 1. Again the word of twelfth month, in the first day of Judah, that this word came into the LORD cane vuto me, saying.

the month, that the word of the Jeremialı from the LORD, saying. Ezek. xvii, 1, 11. And the word LORD camo unto me, saying. It

Jer. xxxvii, 6. Then came the of the Lord camo unto me, saying came to pass also in the twelfth word of the LORD unto the pro

Moreover, the word of the LORD year, in the filteenth day of the phet Jeremiah, saying. came unto me, saying.

month, that the word of the LORD Jer. xl, 1. The word which came

Ezek. xviii, 1. The word of the

came unto me, saying. to Jeremiah from the LORD, after LORD came unto me aguin, say. Ezek. xxxi11,1,23. Again the word that Nebuzır-adan the captain of ing.

of the LORD came unto me, saying. the guard had let him go from Ra- Ezek. XX, 45. Moreover, the Then the word of the Lord camo mali,when he had taken him, being word of the LORD came unto me, unto me, saying. bound in chaius amung all that saying.

Ezck. xxxiv, 1. And the word of were carried away captive of Ezek. xxi, 1,8, 18. And the word the LORD came unto me, saying. Jerusalem and Judah, which of the LORD came unto me, saying. were carried away captivo unto Again the word of the LORD camo

Ezek. xxxv, 1. Moreover, the Babylon

unto me, saying. The word of the word of the LORD came unto me, Jer. xlill, 8. Then came the LORD came unto me again, saying. saying. word of the LORD Uuto Jeremiah Ezek. xxii, 1, 17, 23. Moreover,

Exek. XXXVI, 16. Moreover, tho in Talspannes, saying.

the word of the LORD came unto word of the LORD came unto mo, Jer. xliv.1. The word that came me, saying. And the word of the saying. to Jeremiah concerning all the LORD came unto me, saying Ezek. xxxvII, 15. Tho word of Jews which dwell in the land of And the word of the LORD came the LORD camo again untu mne, Egypt, which dwell at Migdol, nnto me, saying.

saying. and at Talpanhes, and at Nopli, Ezek. xxiil, 1. The word of the Ezelc. xxxvill, 1. And the word and in the country of Puthrus, Lord came again unto me, say of the LORD came unto me, sayiug. saying

ing. Jer. xlvi, 1, 2. The word of the Ezek. xxiv, 1, 15, 20. Again, in

Anos. LORD which came to Jeremiah the ninth year, in the tenth month, the propliet against the Gentiles; in the tenth day of the month, Amus, and said 10 Amazialı

, I was

Amos vil, 14. 15. Then answered Against Egypt, ag cinst the army the word of the LORD caine unto no próphet, neither was I a proof Pharaoh-necho king of Egypi, me, saying. Also the word of the phet's sour; but I was an hierdman, which was by the river Euphrates LORD came unto me, saying. Then and a gatherer of sycamore fruit: in Carchemish, which Nebuchad-I answered them, The word of the And the Lord took me as I folrezzar king of Babyluu smote in LORD Cume unto me, saying. lo the year of Jehov akin the

lowed the flock, and the LORD

Ezek. XXV, 1. The word of the said unto me, Go, propuesy uuto son of Josial king of Judah,

LORD came again unto me, say my people Israel.
Jer, xlic 34. The word of the ing.
L'edito sa o to Jirimlah the Ezek. xxvi, 1. And it came to

Joxan. prvpael against Elum lu the be-l pass in the eleventh year, in the Jonah ili, 1. And tho word of the LORD came unto Jonah tho were in Egypt in Pharaoh's | ordained thre a prophet onto the second time, saying. house.

nations. Then said I, Ab Lord 1 Sam. 1x, 10. Then said Saul to God! behold, I cannot speak; for I IIAGGAL.

his servant, Well said; come, let am a child. But the LORD said Haggal ii, 1, 10, 20. In the us go. So they went unto the unto me, Sãy not, I am a child: beventh month, in the one and city where the inan of God was.

for thou shalt go to all that I shall twentieth day of the month, came 2 Sam. xxiv, 11. For when Davia sendi thee, and whatsoever I com. the word of the LORD by the pro: was up in the morning, the word not afraid of their faces: for I am

and thee thou shalt speak. Be phet Haggai, saying, In the four of the Lord c:une unto the proand twentieth day of the ninthi phet Gad, Daviu's seer, saying.

with thee to deliver thee, saith month, in the second year of

the Lord. Then the LORD put

1 Kings xiil, 14. And went after forth his land, and touched my Darius, came the word of the LORD by llaggai the prophet, the man of God, and found bin mouth and the Lor. guid unto saying, And again the word of the sitting under an oak; and he satil

me', Behold, I have put my words Lord came unto Haggai in the auto him, Art thon the man of in 'ty mouth. Thou therefore four and twentieth day of the God that camest from Judab? girl up thy loins, and arise, and month, saying And he said, I am.

speak into them all that I com2 Kings iii, 12, 13. And Jehosha- and thee: be not dismayeil at ZECHARIAN

phat sitt, The woril of the LORD their faces, lest I confound theo Zech. I, 7. Upon the four and is with him. So the king of Israel, before thein. For, behold, I have twentieth day of the eleventh and Jeliostriphat, and the king of made thee this day a defenced month, which is the month Sebat, Exlom, went down to bim. And city, and an

iron pillar, and

the king of brasen walls against the whole in the recond year of Darius, Elisha said unto came the word of the LORD unto Israel, What have I to do with lond, against the kings of Judalı, Zechariah, (the son of Barachial,

thee? got thee to the prophets of agiinst the princes thereof against the son of Iddo,) the prophet, thy father, and to the prophets of drie priests thereof, and against saying.

tly mother. And the king of the people of the land, And they

Israel suit unto li m. Niy; for the shall light again-t thee, but they Zech. iv, 8. Moreover, the word Lord bath calle, these thiree kings shall not prevail against thee; for of the LORD came unto me, say together, to deliver them into the I am with thee, saith the LORD, to ing. hund of Moab.

deliver theo. Zech. vi, 9. And the word of

2 Kings iv, 9. And she said Jer. xi, 18. And the LORD hath the LORD came unto me, saying.

unto lier husband, Behold now, I given me knowledge of it, and I Zech, vii, 1, 4, 8. And it came perceive that this is an boly man know it: then thou showedst mo to pass in the fuarth year of king of God whicla pagseth by us con- their doings. Darius, that the word of the LORD tinually.

Jer. xv, 19, 21. Ther-fore thus come into Zecharial in the

2 Kings vill, 7, 8. And Elisha saith the Lor), Ir thou return, fourid day of the ninth inonih,

came to Damascus and Ben- then will I bring thee again, and eren in Chisleu; Then came the

hadad the king of Syria was sick; thou shalt stand before me; and if Word of the LORD of hosts into

and it was told him, saying, The thou take forth the precious from me, sayins, And the word of the

man of Go:l is come litiier. And the vilu, tlion shalt bo as my Low came uuto Zechariah, say. the king said unto lazuel, Take mouth; let them return unto ing

a present in thine hanıl, and go, thee; but return not thou unto Zech. vill, 1, 18. Again the word meet the man of God, and enquire them. And I will deliver theo of ihe LORD of hosts came to me, ofilie Lord by bim, saying, Shall out of the band of the wicked, saying, And the word of the I recover of this disease.

and I will redeem thee out of the LORD of hosts came unto me,

Land of the terrible. saying

2 Chron. xx, 14, 15. Then upon

Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, Ezek. II, 6. And thou, son of II.

the son of Benaiah, the son of man, be not afr.sid of them, TIIE QUALIFICATION. Jriel, the son of Mattaniah, a neither be afraid of their words: Num XI, 25-27. And the LORD

Levite of the sons of Asaplı, came thouglı briers and thorns be with came down in a cloud, and spake the Spirit of the Lord in the thee, and thou dost dwell among unto him, and took of the spirit midst of the congregation; And scorpions: be not afraid of their that was upon him, and gave it lie suid. llearken ye, all Juda!, woriis, nör be dismayed at their unto the seventy elders: and it and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, louks, though they be a rebellious came to pass, that, when the and thou king Jehoshaplat; Thus house. spiut rested up them, they saith the LOR!) unto you, Be not

Ezek. III, 8, 24. Behold, I have prophesied, and did not cease

afraid or disinayed by reason of mwie thy face strong against But there remained two of the this great multitude: for the battle their faces, and thy toroliead min in the camp, the name of the is not yours, but God's.

strong agiinst their forelieads. one was Elad, and the name of Isa xlviii, 16. . . . . . And now Then the Spirit entered into me, the other Medad; and the spirit the Lord God, and his Spirit, hath an'l net me upon my feet, and resied upon them, (and they icere sent me.

spike with me, ani said unto mo, of them that were written, but Isa. I, 4. The Lord God hath Go, aliut thyself within thius Went not out unto the taber given me the tongue of the learn. House. nacle.) and they prople-led lu iheet, that I should know low to Amos ill, 7. Surely the Lord cuinp. And there run a young spak a world in season to him GOD will do nothing, but he reman, and uld Moses, and said, that is weary: he wakeneth vel th his secret uuto his serEldad and Meuad do brophesy iu morning by morning, he waken-vants the prophets, the culpp. eih mine ear to hear as the

Blicah ini, 8. But truly I am full 1 Sam. II, 27 And there came a learned

of power by the Spirit of the man ut God unto Lli, and said Jer. 1,5-9, 17-19. Before I form- LORD, and of judgment, and of unto him, Tlins saith the LORD, ed ihee in ibe belly I knew thee; might, to declare unto Jacob his Did I plainly appear unto ibé anu belore thou camest forth outof transgression, and to Israel his diouse of thy father, when they the womb 1 sanctified thee; and I siu.

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Like 1, 67. And his father | God commanded thee. But, they shall know that I am the Zacharias was filled with the camest back, and hast eaten bread LORD. Holy Ghost, and prophesied, say- and drunk water in the place of

Ezek. xxxii, 22. Now the hand ing

the which the LORD did say to of the LORD was upon me in the

thee, Eat no bread, and drink no evening, afore he that was escaped 1 Sam. X, 6, 9-13. And the unto the sepulchre of thy fathers. until he came to me in the morn

waterzthy carcase shall not come came, and had opened my mouth, Spirit of the Lord will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy

iug; and my mouth was opened, with them, and shalt be turned

III.

and I was no more dumb. into another man. And it was so, THE COMMUNICATION.

Amos iii, 8. The lion hath roarthat, when he had turned his Num. xli, 6, 7. And he said, ed, who will not fear? the Lord back to go from Samuel, God Hear now my words; If there be God hath spoken, who can but gave him another heart: and all a prophet among you, I the LORD prophesy? those signs came to pass that day. will make myself known unto And when they came thither to him in a vision, and will speak times, and in 'divers manners,

Heb. 1, 1. God, who at sundry the hill

, behold, a company of unto him in a dream. My servant spake in time past unto the prophets met him; and the Spirit Moses is not so, who is faithful in fathers by the prophets. of God came upon him, and he all mine house. prophesied among them. And it

Heb. iv, 1. After this I looked, came to pass, when all that kuew appeared again in Shiloh: for the in heaven: 'and the first voice

1 Sam. ili, 21. And the LORD and, behold, a door was opened him beforetime saw that, behold, Lord revealed himself to Samuel which I beard was as it were of a he prophesied among the pro- in Shiloh by the word of the trumpet talking with me; which phets, then the people said one to

LORD. another, What is this that is come

said, Come up hitber, and I will unto the son of Kish? Is Saul also Jer. xx, 9, 10. Then I sald, I will show thee things which must be among the prophets? And one of not make mention of him, nor hereafter. the same place answered and speak any more in his name: but said, But who is their father? his word was in mine heart as a

IV Therefore it became a proverb, 18 burning fire shut up in my bones, FIDELITY ON THE PART OF Saul also among the prophets? and I was weary with forbearing,

THE PROPHETS. And when he had made an end of and I could not stay. For 1

Num. xxil, 8, 18-20, 38. And he prophesying, he came to the high heard the defaming of many, fear place.

on every side. Report, say they, said unto them, Lodge here this 1 Sam. xix, 20-23. And Saul and we will report it. All my night, and I will bring you word familiars watched for my halting,

again, as the LORD shall speak sent messengers to take David:

unto me. And the princes of and when they saw the company enticed, and saying, Peradventure he will be

Moab abode with Balaam. And of the prophets prophesying, and against him, and we shall tak

we shall prevail Balaam answered and said unto Samuel standing as appointed

the servants of Balak, If Balak over them, the Spirit of God was our revenge on him.

would give me his house full of upon the messengers of Saul, and Ezek. il, 1, 2. And he said unto me, silver and gold, I cannot go be they also prophesied. And when Son of man, stand upon tby feet yond the word of the Lord my it was told Saul, he sent other and I will speak unto theo. And God, to do less or more. Now messengers, and they prophesied the spirit entered into mo, when therefore, I pray you, tarry ye likewise. And Saul sent messen- he spake unto me, and set me also bere this night, that I may gers again the third time, and upon my feet, that I heard him know what the LORD will say they prophesied also. Then went that spake unto me.

unto me more. And God came he also to Ramah, and came to a great well that is in Sechu: and

Ezek. ili, 22, 23, 27. And the band unto Balaam at night, and said of the LORD was there upon me; I call thee, rise up, and go with

unto him, If the men corde to he asked and said, Where are and he said unto me, Arise, go Samuel and David? And one said, Behold, they be at Naioth in forth into the plain, 'and I will them; but yet the word which I Ramah. And he went thither to there talk with thee. Then I

shall say unto thee, that shalt Naioth in Ramah: and the Spirit arose, and went forth into the thou

do. And Balaam said unto of God was upon him also, and he plain; and, behold, the glory of Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: went on and prophesied, until he glory which I saw by the river or say any thing? the word that God

ihe LOED stood there, as the have I now any power at all to came to Naioih in Ramah. 1 Kings xiii, 18--22. He said But when I speak with thee, I Chebar: and I fell on my face. putteth in my mouth, that shali i

speak. unto him, I am a prophet also as will open thy mouth, and thou

Num, xxill, 5, 11-13, 16-18, 26, thou art; and an angel spake unto shalt say unto them, Thus saith 27. And the LORD put a word in me by the word of the Lord, say- the Lord God, He that heareth, Balaam's moutlı, aud said, Return ing, Bring him back with the let him hear, and he that forbear: unto Balak, and thus thou shalt into thine house, that he may eateth, let him forbear: for they are speak,

And Balak said unto bread and drink water. But he a rebellious house.

Balaam, What hast thou done unlied unto him. So he went back

to me? I took thee to curse mine with him, and did eat bread in his

Ezek. xxiv, 27. In that day shall enemies, and, behold, thou hast house, and drank water. And it thy mouth be opened to him which blessed them altogether. And he came to pass, as they sat at the is escaped, and thou shalt speak, answered and said, Must I pot table, that the word of the LORD and be no more dumband thou take heed to speak that which the came unto the prophet that shalt be a sign unto them; and Lord hath put in my mouth? And brought him back: "And he cried they shall know that I am the Balak said unto him, Come, I unto the man of God that came LORD

pray thee, with me unto another from Judah, saying, Thus saith Ezek. xxix, 21. In that day will place, from whence thou mayest the LORD, Forasmuch as thou I cause the horn of the house of see them: thou shalt see but the bast disobeyed the inouth of the Israel to bud forth, and I will utmost part of them, and shalt not LORD, and hast not kept the com- give thee the opening of the see them all; and curse me them mandment, which the LORD thy mouth in the midst of them; and from thenco. And the LORD met

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