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327. Half an ounce.

328. By the sound of trumpets, etc., throughout the whole country, on the evenirfg of the great day of atonement (Lev. xxv. 9).

329. During the Sabbatical year (Lev. xxv. 4).

330. In the cave of Machpelah (Gen. xxv. 9), where he had previously buried his wife Sarah.

331. Isaac, Rebekah (Gen. xlix. 31), Jacob (Gen. 1. 13), and Leah (Gen. xlix. 31).

332. Near Bethlehem (Gen. xxxv. 19); and the monument is still in existence.

333. Ishmael had twelve sons, enumerated in the 25th chapter of Genesis.

334. Because the mountain commonly called Ararat has two summits.

335. Forty years (Gen. xxv. 20).
336. Of Syria.

337. Some learned authors are of opinion that the shekel of the sanctuary was double the weight of the profane shekel, while others contend that they were of equal value, from Ex. xxx. 13, compared with Ezek. xlv. 12, both stating the shekel to be twenty gerahs.

338. To Beersheba, and afterwards to Horeb (1 Kings, xix. 3, 8).

339. Manasseh (2 Chron. xxxiii. 11).
340. Nahum.

341. Sennacherib (2 Kings, xix. 37),
342. Jeremiah, xxix. 10.
343. The hundred and nineteenth.

344. No; but he assured Josiah that the evil should not take place in his days (2 Kings, xxii. 16, 20)

345. Berodach-baladan, in the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Kings, xx. 12).

346. It was the capital of the Assyrian empire, and was situated on the river Tigris.

347. “For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof” (Prov. xxviii. 2).

348. He formed a connection with Ahab king of Israel (1 Kings, xxii. 4).

349. Ezra, after the return from Babylon (Ezra, ix).

350. No; they are mentioned afterwards (Psalm, lxxxiii. 7; 2 Sam. i. 1, 8, &c.).

351. Zedekiah.

352. In the 16th chapter of Genesis, where the angel is mentioned as speaking to Hagar. Cherubim are mentioned in Gen. iii. 24.

353. By sending him, as presents, the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house (2 Kings, xvi. 7, 8).

354. In the time of Menahem, king of Israel,

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when Pul, king of Assyria, came up against him (2 Kings, xv. 19).

355. Nine; namely, those of Jeroboam, Baasha, Zimri, Omri, Jehu, Shallum, Menahem, Pekah, and Hoshea.

356. By Hezekiah (2 Chron. xxx.), and Josiah (2 Chron. xxxv).

357. At the prayer of Elisha (2 Kings, vi. 18). 358. The hundred and fourth.

359. On bringing up the ark of God to Jerusalem (2 Sam. vi. 19).

360. Benaiah the son of Jehoiada (1 Kings,

ii. 35).

361. That in the days of King Josiah (2 Chron. xxxv. 18).

362. Joseph (1 Chron. v. 2).

363. That against the Ammonites, who were besieging Jabesh-Gilead (1 Sam. xi).

364. That they should allow him to put out all their right eyes (1 Sam. xi. 2).

365. Gen. xxiii. 16, where mention is made of the shekels of silver given by Abraham to Ephron.

366. Silver; and the word 703 (keseph) silver is the common Hebrew name for money.

367. A bekah, or half a shekel(Ex.xxxviii. 26).

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368. Every Sabbath; and it was eaten by the priests (Lev. xxiv. 8, 9).

369. Four times ; namely, in the reign of Rehoboam, by the Egyptians (1 Kings, xiv. 26); in the reign of Joram by the Arabians (2 Chron. xxi. 17); under Joash, by the Syrians (2 Chron. xxiv. 23); and under Amaziah, by the Israelites (2 Chron. xxv. 23, 24).

370. From the Jebusites, in the reign of David (2 Sam. v. 6, 7).

371. In the tribe of Benjamin. 372. Jericho (Josh. vi. 26).

373. By Hiel, the Bethelite, in the time of king Ahab (1 Kings, xvi. 34).

374. By their shameful treatment of his ambassadors (2 Sam. x. 4).

375. To the east of the tribes of Reuben and Gad.

376. King Josiah (1 Kings, xiii. 2). 377. To the Persians. 378. To the High Priest. 379. Salem, mentioned in Gen. xiv. 18. 380. 42,360 men with their families (Ezra, ii). 381. It flows past Jerusalem into the Dead Sea.

382. To its being situated on an island, near the main land of Phænicia.

383. The children of Ammon.

384. Phænicia; including the famous cities of Tyre and Sidon.

385. These words refer to the circumstance, that the Tyrians employed foreign mercenaries in their armies, as was the custom with their colonists the Carthaginians. This has been often done by commercial nations; and is the policy pursued by the English in India, at the present day.

386. The Moabites (2 Kings, iii. 27).

387. Sabianism, or the worship of the heavenly bodies. The book of Job, the most ancient in the Bible, mentions no other kind of idolatry.

388. To the capture of the city, and the destruction of the Temple by the Romans.

389. A theocracy, that is, a government under God's immediate superintendence.

390. From the tribe of Levi (Deut. xxxiii. 10).

391. To the priests and the judge (Deut. xvii. 8-13).

392. The Levites (Num. xviii. 23).

393. They had forty-eight cities assigned them, in different parts of the Holy Land (Num. xxxv. 7), besides tithes of all the produce of the land (Nuin. xviii. 21), the first fruits (Num. xviii. 12),

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