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spake unto the children of Israel, be right; and I bata every false unto you throughout your generafter they came forth out of way. Thy testimonies that thouations in all your dwellings. Egypt. hast commanded are righteous

Deut. xxxi, 21. And it shall Deut. xxxii, 48. And the LORD and very faithful. Thy word is come to pass, when many evils spake unto Moses that self-same very pure: therefore thy servant and troubles are befallen them,

loveth it. Thy righteousness is that this song sball testify against day, saying.

an everlasting righteousness, and them as a witness. To MOSES AND A ARON. thy law is the truth. Thou art

Deut. xxxil, 2, 47. My doctrine near, O LORD; and all thy comExod. vii, 8. And the LORD mandments are truth. Thy word shall drop, as the rain, my speech spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, is true from the beginning and shall distil as the dew. . . . . For saying.

every one of thy righteous judg. it is not a valu thing for you; beExod. xii, 1. And the LORD menis endureth for ever.

cause it is your life and through

this thing ye shall prolong your spake unto Moses and Aaron in

Prov. xxx, 5. Every word of days in the land whether ye go the land of Egypt, saying.

God is pure: he is a shield unto over Jordan to possess it. Lev. xi, 1. And the LORD spake them that put their trust in him.

P3. xix, 7. The law of the LORD anto Moses and to Aaron, saying

Eccles. xil, 10, The Preacher is perfect, converting the soul: the unto them.

sought to find out acceptable testimony of the LORD is sure, Lev. xiii, 1; xiv, 33; xv, 1. And words: and that which was writ. making wise the simple. the Lord spake unto Moses and ten was upright, even words of

P8. cxix, 96, 144, 152. I have Aaron, saying. truth.

seen an end of all perfection: but Num. 11, 1; iv, 1, 17; xfv, 26; xvi, Luke 1, 1-4. Forasmuch as many thy commandment is exceeding 20; xix, 1. And the LORD spake have taken in hand to set forth broad. The righteousness of thy unto Moses and Aaron, saying. in order a declaration of those testimonies is everlasting: give

Num. XX, 23. And the LORD things which are most surely be me understanding, and I shall spake unto Moses and Aaron in lieved among us, Even as they live. Concerning thy

testimonies, mount Hor, by the coast of the delivered them unto us, which I have known of old that thou hust land of Edom, saying.

from the beginning were eye- founded them for ever.
witnesses, and ministers of the

Isa. XI, 8. The grass withereth, To MOSES AND ELEAZAR.

word; It seemed good to me also, the flower fadeth; but the word Num. xxvi, 1. And it came to having had perfect understanding of our God shall stand for ever. pass after the plague, that the write unto thee in order, most

Isa. Iv, 10, 11. For as the rain LORD spake unto Moses and unto excellent Theophilus, That thou cometh down, and the snow from Eleazar the son of Aaron the mightest know the certainty of heaven, and returueth not thither, priest, saying.

those things wherein thou hast but watereth the earth, and makbeen instructed.

eth it bring forth and bud, that it TO A AROX. Lev. x, 8. And the LORD spake to them, These are the

words word be that goeth forth out of my Luke xxiv, 44. And he said un- bread to the eater: So shall my

may give seed to the sower, and unto Aaron saying.

which I spake unto you, while Imouth; it shall not return unto To Joshua.

was yet with you, that all things me vold, but it shall accomplish

must be fulfilled which were that which I please, and it shall Josh. iv, 15; XX, 1. And the LORD written in the law of Moses, and prosper in the thing whereto I spake unto Joshua. saying.

in the Prophets, and in

Psalms, concerning me.
То Јов. .

· Jer. xxill, 29. 18 not my word Job xxTrill, 1. Then the LORD

John xvii, 17. Sanctify them like as a fire? saith the LORD; and answered Job out of the whirl-through tbý truth: thy word is like a hammer that breaketh the

truth. wind, and said.

rock in pieces? Job xl, 1, 6. Moreover, the LORD John xxl, 24. This is the dis

Matth. v, 17, 18. Think not that answered Job, and said. Then ciple which testifieth of these I am come to destroy the law or answered the LORD unto Job out and we know that his testimony destroy, but to fulfill

. For verily things, and wrote these things: the prophets: I am not come to of the wbirlwind, and said. is true.

I say unto you, Till heaven and (For other instances, see under

earth pass, one jot or one tittle Rom. vil, 12. Wherefore the law shall in no wise pass from the PROPHETS.)

is holy, and the commandment law, till all be fulfilled.

holy, and just, and good. TRUTH OF SCRIPTURE.

Mark iv, 14, 20. The sower 2 Sam. xxii, 81. As for God, his 2 Cor. 1, 13. For we write none soweth the word. And these are way is perfect; the word of the other things unto you than what they which are sown on good LORD is tried; he is a buckler to ye read or acknowledge, and I ground; such as hear the word, all them that trust in him.

trust ye shall acknowledge even and receive it, and bring forth to the end.

fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, Ps. xll, 6. The words of the LORD are pure words, as silver

Rev. xxl, 5. And he that sat

and some an hundred. tried in a furnace of earth, puri- upon the throne said, Behold, I Luke xvi, 16, 17. The law and fied seven times

make all things new. And he the prophets were until John: P3. xix, 9. The fear of the LORD words are true and faithful.

said unto me, Write: for these since that time the kingdom of is clean, enduring for ever: the

God is preached, and every man Judgments of the LORD are true

presseth into it. And it is easier

for heaven and earth to pass, than and righteous altogether.

ITS POWER AND PERMAN

one tittle of the law to fail. Ps. cxix, 128, 138, 140, 142, 151,

ENCE.

Luke xxi, 33. Heaven and 160. Therefore I esteem all thy Num. XXXV, 29. So these things earth shall pass away, but my precepts concerning all things to shall be for a statute of judgment words shall not pass away.

649

the sent it

John v, 46, 47. For had ye be

Ps. xix, 11. Moreover by them hath quickened me. My soul lieved Moses, ye would have is thy servant warned: and in

fainteth for thy salvation; but I believed me: for he wrote of me. keeping of them there is great re- hope in thy word. Unless thy But if ye believe not his writings, ward.

law had been my delights, I sbould how shall ye believe my words?

Ps. ix, 9, 99--100, 104, 130.

then have perislied in mine afflic. John xv, 3. Now ye are clean Wherewithal shall a young man

tion. I will never forget thy pre through the word which I bave cleanse his way? By taking heed cepis: for with them thou hast spoken unto you.

thereto according to thy word. I quickened me. Thy testimonies John xx, 31. But these are Thou, through "thy command have I taken as an heritage for

ever: for they are the rejoicing written, that yo might believements, hast made me wiser than that Jesus is the Christ, the Son mine enemies : for they are ever have taken hold on me: yet thy

of my heart. Trouble and anguish of God; and that believing ye with me. might have life through his name. standing than all my teachers: for commandments are my delights. thy testimonies are my medita

I prevented the dawning of the Acts xvill, 23. For he mightily tion. I understand more than the morning, and cried: 1 loped in convinced the Jews, and that ancients, because I keep thy pre- thy word.. I rejoice

at thy word, publickly, shewing by the scripcepts. Through thy precepts !

as one that findeth great spoil. tures that Jesus was Christ.

get understanding: therefore I Prov. xxii, 19, 21. That thy trust Rom. x, 17. So then faith cometh hate every false way. The en- may be in the LORD, I have made by hearing, and hearing by the trance of thy words giveth light; known to thee this day, even to word of God.

it giveth understanding unto the thee. That I might make thee 2 Cor. vil, 8. For though I simple.

know the certainty of the words of made you sorry with a letter, I do Prov. 1, 2-4. To know wisdom the words of truth to them that

truth; that thou mightest answer, not repent, though I did repent: and instruction; to perceive the for 1 perceive that the

send unto thee? same words of understanding; To reepistle hath made you sorry, ceive the instruction of wisdom,

Jer. xv, 16. And thy word vas though it were but for a season) justice, and judgment, and equity; unto me the joy and rejoicing of 2 Cor. x, 9-11. That I may not

To give subtilty to the simple, to mine heart, for I am called by tby seem as if I would terrify you by the young man knowledge and name, O LORD God of hosts.

discretion. letters. For his letters, say they,

Acts Xv, 30, 31. So when they are weighty and powerlul.

Isa. xxvill, 10, 13. For precept were dismissed, they came to Ano Let such an one think this, that must be upon precept, precept tioch: and when they had gathersuch as we are in word by letters upon precept ; line upon line, ed the multitude together, they when we are absent, such will live upon line; here a little, and delivered the epistle: Which when we be also in deed when we are there a little : but the word of they had read, they rejoiced for present.

the LORD was unto them precept the consolation. 2 Tim. ii, 15. Study to shew upon precept, precept upon pre- Rom. xv, 4. For whatsoever thyself approved unto God, a cept; line upon Jine, line upon things were written aforetime workman that needeth not to be line; here a little, and there a

were written for our learning; ashamed, rightly dividing the little; that they might 50, and fall tbat we through patience and word of truth.

backward, and be broken, and comfort of the Scriptures might 2 Tim. iil, 15-17. And that from

have hope. snared, and taken. a child thou hast known the holy their understanding, that they write we unto you, that your joy Luké xxiv, 45. Then opened he

1 John I, 4. And these things scriptures, which are able to might understand the scriptures. may be full. make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ

2 Pet. ill, 16, 17. As also in all his Jesus. All Scripture is given by epistles, speaking in them of these SCRIPTURE ABOVE TRADIinspiration of God, and is profit-things; in which are some things

TIONS. able for doctrine,

for reprool, for hard to be understood, which they currection, for

Batt. xv, 1-3. Then came to Jeinstruction

that are unlearned and unstable in

sus scribes and Pharisees, which righteousness: That the man of wrest, as they do also the other

Weru of Jerusalem, saying, Why God may be perfect, thoroughly struction. Ye therefore, beloved, do thy disciples transgress the furnished unto all good works.

seeing ye know these things be tradition of the elders for they Heb. iv, 12. For the word of fore, beware lest ye also, being led

wash not their hands when they God is quick, and powerful, and away with the error of the wick- eat bread. But he answered and sharper than any two-edged ed, fall from your own stedfast- said unto them, Why do ye also sword, piercing even to the divid- ness.

transgress the commandment of ing asunder of soul and spirit,

God by your tradition? and of the joints and marrow, and AND OF SPIRITUAL BLESS- Mark vii, 1-5, 7--9, 13. Then is a discerner of the thoughts and

INGS.

came together unto him the Phaintents of the heart.

Ps. xix, 8. The statutes of the which came from Jerusalem, and

risees, and certain of the scribes, James 1, 21. Wherefore, lay | LORD apart all filthiness, and super- heart: the commandinent of the ciples eat bread with defiled (that

are right, rejoicing the when they saw some of bis disfluity of naughtiness, and receive

LORD is pure, enlightening the is to say, with unwashen) lands, with meekness the ingrafted

eyes. word, which is able to save your

they found fault. (For thé Pharisouls.

Ps. cxix, 14, 16, 24, 50, 81, 92, 93, sees, and all the Jews, except they

111, 143, 147, 162 I have rejoiced wash their bands oft, eai not, THE SOURCE OF INSTRUC- in the way of thy testimonies, as holding the tradition of the elders.

much as in all riches. I will de- And when they come from the TION TO MAN.

light myself to tly statutes: I will market, except they wash, they Ps. xvil, 4. Concerning the not forget thy word. Thy lesti- eat not. And many other ihings works of men, by the word of thy movies also cre my delight, and there be which they have received lipa I have kept me from the paths my counsellors. This is my com- to hold, as the washing of cups, of the destroyer.

fort in my affliction: for thy word and pois, brazen vessels, and of

:

tables.) Then the Pharisees and phets also and no vision from the Isa. XXX, 8. Now go, write it scribes asked him, why walk pot LORD.

before them in a table, and note thy disciples according to the tra- Ezek. vii, 26. Mischief shall

it in a book, that it may be for the diton ot the elders, but cat bread come upon 'mischief, and rumour time to come for ever and ever with unwashen hands? Howbeit, shall be upon rumour; then shall in vain do they worship me, teach- they seek a vision of the prophet: LORD God of Israel, saying, Write

Jer. XXX, 2. Thus speaketh the ing for doctrines the command. but the law shall perish from the thee all the words that I have ments of men. For, laying aside priest, and counsel from the spoken unto thee in a book. the commandment of God, ye hold ancients. the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many days come, saith the Lord God, write therein all the words that I

Amos viii, 11--13. Behold, the Take thee a roll of a book, and

Jer. XXXVI, 2, 4, 17, 18 27--29, 32. other such like things yo do. And that I will send a famine in the have spoken unto thee against he said unto them, Full well ye land, not a famine of bread, nor a Israel, and against Judalı, and reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradi, the words of the Lord: And they day I spake unto thee, from the

thirst for water, but of bearing against all the nations, from the tion. Making the word of God of none effect through your tradi- from the north even to the east. day. Then Jeremiali called Baruch

shall wander from sea to sea, and days of Josiah, even unto this tion, which ye bave delivered and many such like things do ye, 7 they shall run to and fro to seek the son of Neriah; and Baruch

the word of the LORD, and shali wrote from the month of Jeremiah Gal. i, 14. And profited in the not find it. In that day shall the all the words of the Lord, which Jews' religion above many my fair virging aud young men faint he had spoken unto him, upon a equals mine own nation, being for thirst.

roll of a book. And they asked more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers

Rom. ill, 1, 2. What advantage Baruch, saying, Tell us now, Ilow then hath the Jew? or what pro- didst thou write all these words

fit is there of circumcision? Much at his mouth? Then Baruch an2 Thess. ii, 15. Therefore, breth- every way: chiefly, because that swered them, He pronounced all ren, stand fast, and hold the tradi- unto them were committed the these words unto me with his tions which ye have been taught, oracles of God.

mouth, and I wrote them with ink whether by word, or our epistle.

in the book. Then the word of II.

the LORD came to Jeremiah, (after PRIVILEGE OF POSSESSING MODE OF RECORD.

that the king had burnt the roll,

and the words which Baruch SCRIPTURE.

PRINCIPALLY BY WRITING. wrote at the mouth of Jeremiah) Deut. iv, 6, 8. Keep therefore,

Deut. vi, 9. And thou shalt write saying, Take thee again another and do them; for this is your wis them upon the posts of thy house, roll, and write in it all the former dom and your understanding in and on thy gatos.

words that were in the first roll, the sight of the nations, which

Deut. xi, 20. And thou shalt wbich Jehoiakim the king of shall bear all these statutes, and write them upon the door-posts Judah hath burnt. And thou shalt say. Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

of ibine house, and upon thy say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, And what nation is there so great, gates.

Thus saith the LORD, Thou hast

bnrnt this roll, saying, Why hast that hath statutes and judgments Deut. xxvil, 2, 3, 8. And It shall thou written therein, saying, The so righteous as all this law, which be, on the day when ye shall pass king of Babylon shall certainly I set before you this day? over Jordan unto the land which come and destroy this land, and

Deut. xxx, 11-14. For this com- the LORD thy God giveth thee shall cause to cease from thence maudment, which I command that thou shalt set thee up great man and beast? Then touk Jerethee this day, it is not hidden stones, and plaster them with miah another roll, and gave it to from thee, neither is it far off. It plaster: And, thou shalt write Baruch the scribe, the son of Ne. is vot in beaven, that thou should- upon them all the words of this riah; who wrote therein, from the est say, Who shall go up for us to law, when thou art passed over; mouth of Jeremiah, all the words heaven, and bring it unto us, that that thou mayest go in unto the of the book which Jebviakim king we may near it, and do it? Neither land which the LORD thy God of Judah had burut in the fire: is it beyond the sea, that thou giveth thee, a land that floweth and there were added besides shouldest say, who shall go over with milk and honey, as the LORD unto the many like words. the sea for us, and bring it unto God of thy fathers hath promised

Jer. xlv, 1. The word that Jereus, that we may lear it, and do it: thee. And thou shalt write upon But the word is very nigh unto the stones all the words of this miah the prophet spake unto

Baruch the son of Neriah, when thee, in thy mouth, and in thy law very plainly.

he had written these words in a heart, that thou mayest do it. Deut. xxxi, 19, 22. Now there-book at the mouth of Jeremiah,

2 Chr. xv, 3. Now for a long fore write yo this song for you in the fourth year of Jehoiakirn season Israel hath been without and teach it the children of Israel: the son of Josiai king of Judab, the true God, and without a teach- put it in their mouths, that this

saying. ing priest, and without law. song may be a witness for me

Jer. II, 60. So Jeremiah wroto Ps. cxlvii, 19, 20. He sheweth against the children of Israel.

in a book all the evil that should bis word unto Jacob, his statutes Moses therefore wrote this song and his judgments unto Israel. the same day, and taught it the come upon Babylon, even all these

words that are written against He hath not dealt so with any children of Israel,

Babylon. nation: and as for his judgments, Josh. viil, 32. And he wrote they have not known them. Praise there, upon the stones, a copy of the evening and the morning

Dan. vill, 26. And the vision of ye the LORD.

the law of Moses, which he wrote which was told is true; wherefore Lam. il, 9. Her gates are sunk in the presence of the children of but thou up the vision; for it shall into the ground; he hath destroyed Israel,

be for many days. and broken her bars, her king and Isa. vill, 16. Bind up the testi- Lun. XII, 4,9. Boi tnou, o Daniel, her princes are among the Gen-mony, seal the law among my shat up the words, and seal the tilux. tbe law is lio more; uer pro- disciples.

book, even to the time of the end: 661

many shall ron to and fro, and prophecy of this book; for the Horeb, when the Lord made a knowledge shall be increased. time is at hand

covenant with the children of And he said, Go thy way, Daniel:

Israel, when they came out of for the words are closed up and ILLUSTRIOUS EXAMPLE. Egypt. sealed till the time of the end.

THE DECALOGUE.

* Neh. 1x, 13 Thon camest down Hab, ii, 2. And the LORD an- Exod. xx, 1-17. And God spake

also upon mount Sinai, and swered me, and said, Write the all these words, saying, I am spakest with them from beaven, vision, and make it plain upon the LORD thy God, which have and gavest them right judgments tables, that he may run that read- brought thee out of the land of and true laws, good statutes and eth it.

Egypt, out of the house of bond- commandments. John xx, 80. And many other age. Thou shalt have no other

Luke xvili, 20. Thou knowest signs truly did Jesus in the pre- Gods before me. Thou shalt not the commandments, Do not comsence of his disciples, which are make unto thee any graven image, mit adultery, Do not kill, Do not not written in this book.

or any likeness of any thing that steal, Do not bear false witness, John xxi, 25. And there are also is in heaven above, or that is in Honour thy father and thy many other things which Jesus the earth beneath, or that is in mother. did, the which, if they should be the water under the earth: Thou

2 Cor. ill, 3. Forasmuch as ye written every one, I suppose that

shalt not bowdown thyself to them, even the world itself could not

nor serve them: for I the Lord are manifestly declared to be the contain

the books that should be thy God am a jealous God, visit- epistle of Christ ministered by us, written, Amen.

ing the iniquity of the fathers written not with ink, but with the

upon the children unto the third Spirit of the living God; not in Gal. vi, 11. Ye see how large a and fourth generation of them tables of stone, but in feshly letter I have written unto you that hate me; And shewing

tables of the heart. with mine own hand.

mercy unto thousands of them Eph. ill, 3. How that by revela- that love me, and keep my com- DECALOGUE WRITTEN BY tion he made known unto me the mandments. Thou shalt not take

GOD. mystery; as I wrote afore in tew the name of the LORD thy God in

Exod. xxlv, 12. And the LORD words.

vain; for the LORD will not hold said unto Moses, Come np to mo Heb. xiii, 22. And I beseech yon, him guiltless that taketh his name into the mount, and be there: and brethren, suffer the word of exhortation; for I have written a day, to keep it holy: Six days and a law, and commandments letter unto you in few words.

sbalt thou labour, and do all thy which I have written; that thou

work: But the seventh day is the mayest teach them. 1 Pet. v, 12. By Sylvanus, a faith- sabbath of the Lord thy God: in ful brother unto you, (as I sup-it thou shalt not do any work,

Exod. xxxi, 18. And be gare pose.) I have written briefly, ex- thou, nor thy son, nor thy daugb. unto Moses, when he had made horting and testifying that this is ter, thy man - servant, nor thy

an end of communing with him the true grace of God wherein ye maid-servant, nor thy 'cattle, nor upon mount Sinai, two tables of stand. thy stranger that is within thy with the finger of God.

testimony, tables of stone, written Rev. I, 11, 19. Saying, I am Alpha gates: For in six days the LORD and Omega, the first and the last: made heaven and earth, the sea, Erod. xxxll, 15, 16, 19. And Moses and, What thou seest, write in a and all that in them is, and rested turned, and went down from the book, and send it unto the seven the seventh day: wherefore the mount, and the two tables of the churches which are in Asia. Write LORD blessed the sabbath-day, testimony were in his hand: the the things which thou hast seen, and hallowed it. Honour thy tables were written on both their and the ihings which are, and the father and thy mother; that thy sides; on the one side and on the things which shall be hereafter. days may be long upon the land other were they written. And Rev. v, 1--4, 7. And I saw in the eth thee.

which the LORD thy God giv- the tables were the work of God,

Thou shalt not kill, and the writing was the writing right hand of bim that sat on the Thou shalt not commit adultery. of God, graven upon the tables. throne a book written within and Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt And it came to pass, as soon as he on the backside, sealed with seven not bear false witness against thy came nigh unto the camp, that he seals. And I saw a strong angel neighbour. Thou shalt pot covet saw the calf, and the dancing and proclaiming with a loud voice, thy neighbour's house, thou shalt Moses' anger waxed hot, and he Who is worthy to open the book, not covet thy neighbour's wife, cast the tables out of his hands, and to 100se the seals thereof? nor his man-servant, nor bis maid- and brake them beueath the And no man in heaven, nor in servant, nor bis ox, por his ass, por mount. earth, neither under the earth, any thing that is thy neighbour's. Was able to open the book, neither

Exod. xxxiv, 4.28. And he hewed

two tables of stone, like unto the to look thereon. And I wept much, because no man was found wortliy Deut. x, 5. And I turned myself, the morning, and went up unto

first; and Moses rose up early in to open and to read the book, and came down from the mouut, mount Sinai, as the LORD had neither to look thereon. And he and put the tables in the ark commanded him, and took in his cime and took the book out of which I had made; and there they hand the two tables of stone. And the right hand of him that sat be, as the LORD commanded me. he was there with the LORD forty upon the throne.

1 Kings vill, 9. There was days and forty nights; he did Rev x, 4. And when the seven nothing in the ark save the two neither eat bread, nor drink water. thunders had uttered their voices, tables of stone, which Moses put Aud Ile wrote upon the tables the I was about to write: and I heard there at Horeb, when the LORD words of the covenant, the ten a voice from heaven saying onto made a covenant with the childreu commandments. me, Seul up those things which of Israel, when they came out of

Deut. iv, 13. And he declared the seven thunders uttered, and the land of Egypt.

uuto you his covenant, which he write them nut.

2 Chron. V, 10. There was commanded you to perform, even Rev. xxii, 10. And he saith unto nothing in the ark save the two ten commandments; and he wrote me Seal not the sayings of the tables which Moses put therein at I them upon two tables of stone.

Deut. v, 22. These words the law, and put it in the side of the Isa. 1, 1. The vision of Isaiah the LORD spake unto all your assem- ark of the covenant of the LORD Bun of Amoz,which he saw concern. bly in the mount, out of tbe midst your God, that it may be there ing Judab and Jerusalem in the of the fire, of the cloud, and of the for a witness against thee. days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, thick darkness, with a great voice; 2 Kings xxii, 8. 10. And Hilkiah and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. and be added no more: and be the high priest said unto Shaphan Jer. i, 1-3. The words of Jerewrote them in the two tables of the scribe, I have found the book miah the son of Hilkiab, of the stone, and delivered them unto of the law in the house of the priests that were in Anathoth, in me.

LORD: and Hilkiah gave the book the land of Benjamin: To whom Deut. ix, 10, 11, 17. And the to Shaphan, and he read it. And the word of the LORD came in the LORD delivered unto me two Shaphan the scribe shewed the days of Josiah the son of Amon tables of stone, written with the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest king of Judah, in the thirteenth finger of God; and on them was hath delivered me a book: and year of his reign. It came also written according to all the words Shaphan read it before the king. in the days of Jehotakim the son which the LORD spake with you

2 Chron. xvii, 9. And they of Josiah king of Judah, unto the in the mount, out of the midst of taught in Judah, and had the end of the

eleventh year of Zedethe fire, in the day of the assembly, book of the law of the LORD with kiah the son of Josiah king of JuAnd it came to pass, at the end of them, and went about through- dah, unto the carrying away of forty days and forty nights, that out all the cities of Judah, and Jerusalem caplive in the fifth the LORD gave me the two tables taught the people.

month. of stone, even the tables of the covenant. And I took the two 2 Chron. xxxiv, 14--16. And

Ezek. 1, 2, 3. In the fifth day of tables, and cast them out of my when they brought the money the month, (which was the

fifth two hands, and brake them before, that was brought into the house year of king Jehoiachin's captiv. your eyes. of the LORD, Hilkiah the priest ity,) The word

of the LORD

came found a book of the law of the expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, Deut. 3, 1-4. At that time the Lord given by Moses. And Hil- the son of Buzi, in the land of the Lord said unto me. Iiew thee two kiah answered and said to sha- Chaldeans, by the river Chebar; tables of stone like unto the

first phan the scribe, I have found the and the hand of the Lord was and come up unto me into the book of the law in the house of there upon him, mount, and make thee an ark of

the LORD. And Hilkiah delivered wood. And I will write on the the book to Shaphan. And Sha- his reign, i Daniel understood by

Dan. ix, 2. In the first year of tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest, phan carried the book to the king, books the number of the years, and thou shalt put them in the again, saying; all that was com- came to Jeremiah the prophet,

and brought the king word back whereof the word of the LORD wood, and hewed two tables of mitted to thy servants, they do it

. that he would accomplish seventy stone like unto the first, and

Neh. viii, 1, 2, 5. And all the years in the desolations of Jeruwent up into the mount, having people gathered themselves to salem. the two tables in mine hand. And gether as one man into the street Dan, xil, 9. And he said, Go thy he wrote on the tables, according that was before the water-gate; way, Daniel: for the words are to the first writing, the ten com

and they spake unto Ezra the closed up and sealed till the time mandments, which the Lord scribe to bring the book of the law of the end. spake unto you in the mount, out of Moses, wbich the LORD bad of the midst of the fire, in the day commanded to Israel. And Ezra

Hos. 1, 1. The words of the LORD of the assembly: and the LORD the priest brought the law before that came unto Hosea the son of gave them unto me,

the congregation, both of men Reeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jo

and women, and all that could tham, Abaz, and Hezekiah, kings III.

hear with understanding, upon of Judab, and in the days of Jero

the first day of the seventh month. boam the son of Joash, king of TIE BIBLE.

And Ezra opened the book in the Israel.
IN EARLY TIMES.

sight of all the people; (for be was Joel 1, 1. The word of the LORD Deut. xvil, 18, 19. And it shali above all the people;) and when that came to Joel the son of Pebe, when he sitteth upon the be opened it, all the people stood thuel. throne of his kingdom, that he up. sball writ

Amos 1, 1. The words of Amos, him a copy of this law (See under PROPHET.)

who was among the herdmen of in a book, out of that which is be

Tekoa, which he saw concerning fore the priests the Levites: And

SOME BOOKS IN THE OLD

Israel in the days of Uzziah kiug It shall be with him, and he shall

TESTAMENT.

of Judah, and in the days of Jeroread therein all the days of his Deut. 1, 1. These be the words boam the son of Joasb, king of life; that he may learn to fear the which Moses spake unto all Israel Israel, two years before the earthLorn his God, to keep all the on this side Jordan in the wilder-quake. words of this law, and these ness, in the plain over against the Obadiah 1. The vision of Obastatutes, to do them.

Red sea, between Paran, and diah. Thug saith the Lord God Dcut. xxxl, 9, 24--26. And Moses Topbel, and Laban, and Hazer-concerning Edom; We bave heard wrote this law and delivered it oth, and Dizahab.

a rumour from the LORD, and an unto the priests the suns of Levi, Neh. I, 1. The words of Nehe- ambassador is sent among the which bare the ark of the cove- miah, the son of Hachaliati.

heathen, Arise ye, and let us rise nant of the LORD, and unto all the elders of Israel. And it came to

Prov. 1, 1. The Proverbs of so- up against her in battle. 'pass, when Moses had made an lomon, the son of David, king of Jonah i, 1. Now the word of the end of writing tho words of this Israel,

LORD came unto Jonal the son of law in a book, until they were

Eccles. I, 1. The words of the Amittal, saying. Anished, That Moses command- Preacher, the son of David, king Mic. 1, 1. The word of the LORD ed the Levites, which bare the of Jerusalem.

that came to Micab the Morasark of the covenant of the LORD, Cant 1,1. The Song of songs, thite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, saying, Take this book of thel which is Solomon's.

and Hezekiab kings of Judah,

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