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ou art the son of a strange woman. B. C. 1161. his people together, and pitched in Ja3 Thea Jephttiah fied from his bre

haz, and fought against Israel. rea, and dwelt in the land of Tob: and 8 from the

21 And the LORD Godot Israel delivered ere were gathered vain sen to Jeph-i face of.

Sihon and all his people into the hand of all, and went out with him.

ach. 9.4. Israel, and they smote them: so Israel And it can to pass in process of 182 22. 2. possessed all the land of the Amorites, se, that the children of Ammou made, after days, the inhabitants of that country. Tualetistael.

99 And they possessed all ye coasts of ye

Nu, 21.29. And if so, that when the children

1 Ki. 11.7.

Amoritts, from Arnon even unto Jabbok, Ammon made war against Israel, the Je. 48.7.

and from the wilderness even unto Jordan. en of lead went to fetch Jephthah Mi. 4. 5.

23 Souow the LORD God of Israel bath of the land of Tob:

Ge. 2.-7. dispossessed the Amorites from before his And they said unto Jephthah, Come, le De. 18. 12. people Israel, & shouldest thou possess it? be our captain, that we may tight Ps. 78. 5. Qi Wilt not thou possess that which the coildren of Ammon.

Nu.22.2.&c. Chemoshé thy god giveth thee to possess? lod Jernthah said unto the elders of Lu. 17. 4. So whomsoever the LORD our God shall d. Did not ye hate me, and expel Nu.21,25. drive out from before us, them will we

i De, 2. 36. It of my father's house! and why

8 ca. 10, 18.

Possess. e ce soto me now when ye are i Ge. 13. 25.

25 And now art thou any thing better

than Balak/ the son of Zippor, king of

Ps. 75. 7. od the elders of Gilead said unto

Ee. 12. 14.

Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, wah, There are we turn again to Ge. 16, 5.

or did he ever fight against them, Das, that thou mayest go with us, 31. 53.

26 While Israel dwelt in Heshbon and semainst the children of Ammon, ISA2A, 12, her towns, and in Aroer and her towns, cor lead over all the inhabitants

15. and in all the cities that be along by the el

n Je. 42. 5. coasts of Arnon, three hundred years? Jepetiak said unto the elders of the hearer. why therefore did ye not recover them 15 ye bring me bome again to o ver. %

within that time? palust the children of Ammon, p ch.3. 10.

27 Wherefore I have not sinned against LORD deliver them before me, 9 ch. 20.1.

thee, but thou doest me wrong to war your head!

1Sa. 10. 17. against me: the LORD the Judged be kelders of Gilead said unto Jeph-Jephthab Judge this day between the children of LORD be o witness between

seems to

Israel and the children of Aminon. Ido Dot so according to thy words.

have been 28 Hlowbeit the king of the children of Jephthah went with the elders of judge only Ammon hearkened not unto the words the people maddelim heart and

of North of Jephthah which he sent him. er them: and Jephthah uttered

east Israel. 29 Then the Spirit? the LORD came de biore the Lord in ' Mizpeh. : Ge. 28. 20: uponJephthah,' and he passed overGilead, Jephthah sent messengers unto

1 Sa. 1. 11. and Manasseh, and passed over Mizpeh of of the children of Ammon, saying,

Ec.5.2,4,5. Gilead, and from Mizpeh of Gilead he attbou to do with me, that thou e : that which passed over unto the children of Amand one kuna of the cbildren of Am.

cometh the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without red unto the messengers of forth, which tail deliver the children of Ammon into

shall come Because Israeli took away my

mine hands,

forth. as they came up out of Egypt,

31 Then it shall be, that whatsoever wou even unte labbok," and unto Ge. 32. 12.

, cometh forth of the doors of my house to B08, therefore, restore those

» Le. 27,2, 3.

meet me, when I return in peace from the

1Sa.1.11,28 children of Ammon, shall surely be the episthah rent messengers again

Ps.66.13,14

LORD's, n and I will offer it up for a Erica ci to children of Ammon, # De. 9. 9,19.

77 of, or

burnt-offering. and unto himn, Thus saith Jeph- Eze. 27.17.

32 So Jephthah passed over unto the tal took tete away the land of Nu. 14.25. children of Ammon, to fight against them; Beer te land of the children of De. 1. 40.

& the LORD delivered them into his hands.

Jos. 5. 6. 33 And he smote them from Aroer, even twhen Israel came up from Egypt, or, Abela

till thou come to Minnith,' even twenty Sed durough the wilderness unto z Nu 20.),14, cities, and unto the plain of the vine ka, and come to Kadesh;

&c. yards, with a very great slaughter. Thus Israel sent messengers unto a ver. Il. the children of Ammon were subdued of Edom, saying, Let me, I

6 Ex. 15, 20.

before the children of Israel. pass through thy land: but the

1 Sa. 18.6.

34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto Idem would pot hearken there.

Ps. 69. 25.

his house, and, behold, his daughter came

150. 4. like manner they sent unto

out to meet him with 6 timbrels and with

Je. 31. 4. Moab; but he would not con

dances, and she was his only child: beside Israel abode in kadesh.

* of himself, her he had neither son nor daughter. as they went along through the

or, he had

35 And it came to pass, when he saw and compassed the land of

not of his

olen either her, that he renta bis clothes, and said, and the land of Moab, and came

Alás, my daughter! thou hast brought me et male of the land of Moab, and daughter. very low, and thou art one

of them that te other side of Amou, but Nu.sc. trouble me; for I have opened my mouth seithin the border of Moab: for Men unto the Lord, and I cannots go back.

36 And she said unto him, My father,

e Nu. 12. 36. Israel sents messengers unto | Nu. 30.2.

if thou hast opened thy mouth unto the and Israel said unto hin,

Let g Na. 21.21, hath proceeded out of thy mouth; forasway thee, through thy land

&c. much as the Lord hath taken vengeance

De 2.26, &c for thee of thine enemies, even of the Sitem trusted not Israel to pass a 288.18.1931 children of Ammon. bis coast: but Sihon gathered ali

37 And she said unto her father, Let

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The Ephraunites' quarrel.

JUDGES, XII.

An Angel appear i Masa this thing be done for me : let me alone B.C. 1143. AND the children of Israel

CHAP. XIII. down upon the mountains, and bewail s go and go my virginity, I and my fellows.

again in the sight of the LORD 38 And he said, Go. And he sent her

doron.

the LORD delivered them into the

added to away for two months: and she went

of the Philistines forty years comnit.

. And there was a certanta with her companions, and bewailed her

Ro.2, 6, virginity upon the mountains.

rah,d of the family of the city

a Je. 13. 23. 39 And it came to pass, at the end of This seems barren, and bare not

name was Manoah; and bis ar two months, that she returned unto her

a partial father, who did with her according to his

3 And the angel' of the LORD

captivity. vow which he had vowed: and she knew a 1662 12.49. hold now, thou art barreu, am besten

unto the woman, and said ut no man. And it was a custom in Israel, Jos.11,&c. but thou 'shalt crucere, and her

40 That the daughters of Israel went yearly ( to nlament the daughter of Jeph

ver. 31. 4 Now therefore lewe, thah the Gileadite four days in a year.

Sa.1.20,24' and drink not wine 10 stra

9.18. and eat not any unclean bry CHAP. XII. ANDA the men of Ephraim O gathered

dor, ordi- 5 For, lo, thou shalt culett.

nance. themselves together, and went north from year head for the child shall be a

a son; and nos razor shailen ward, and said unto Jephthah, Where

to year. fore passedst thou over to fight against or talk

unto God from the word; the children of Ammon, and didst not

begin to deliver Israel out call us to go with thee? we will burn

of the Philistines.

ch. 5. 11. thine house upon thee with fire.

6 Then the woman came and gl Sa. ). 11.

husband, saying, At man die people were at great strife with the chilliwacked the countenance of an

2 And Jephthah said unto them, I and iny a cere called unto me, and his counteers dren of Ammon; and when I called you, A N6:05terrible; but I asked home ye delivered me not out of their bands, 3 And when I saw that ye delivered

I Mat, 28.3.

was, me

Ac. 6, 15. 7 But he said unto me me not, I put " my life in my hands, m 1 Sa. 19.5. shalt conceive, and be al * and passed over against the children of Ammon, and the LORD delivered them

28. 21. drink no wine bor strob. 6 TL into my hand: wherefore then are ye

Job 13. 14. eat any unclean thing:

Ps. 119.109. shall be a Nazarite to! come up unto me this day, to fight " ch.3.28 against me?

7. 24.

womb to the day of bis 4 Then Jephthah gathered together all

Jos. 22. 11.

8 Then Manoah intre the men of Gilead, and fought with Eph

* Which sig. God which thou didst sebe

and said, O my Lord, raim: and the men of Gilead smote

pifieth a Ephraim, because they said, Ye Gilead

unto us, and teach us st

stream, or, ites are fugitives of Ephrain among the

food.

unto the child that shall be Ephraimites, and among the Manassites.

Ps. 69.2,15.

9 And God hearkesed 5 And the Gileadites took the pas.

Is. 27. 12.

Manoah; and the angel of sages" of Jordan before the Ephraimites:

unto the woman as she was

What shall and it was so, that wnen those Ephraim

be the man

Manoah her husband se

10 And the woman mo

net of ites which were escaped Said, Let me What shall and shewed her husband go over, that the men of Gilead said unto him, Art thou an Ephraimite? If he

be his said, Nay;

work, or, 6 Then said they unto him, Say now

what shall Shibboleth ;* and he said Sibboleth: for be o ver. 4.

he do. could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, & slew him at the pas

p He seems sages of Jordan: and there tell at that time

to have of the Ephraimites torty and two thousand. And Jephthah judged Israel six years,

civil Then died Jephthali the Gileadite, and

judge to

13 And the angel of the Lou was buried in one of the cities of Gilead.

do justice to Manoah, Of all that I do 8 Aud after tim Ibzan Pot Beth-lehem

in North

woman let her beware judged Israel.

east Israel.

14 Sheo inay uot cater to 9 And he had thirty sons, and thirty

9 ch.6.18,&c. cometh of the vine, neither led daughters, whom he sent abroad, and took

before. in thirty daughters from abroad for his

+ A civil sons. And he judged Israel seven years.

judge in

let her observe. 10 Then died Ibzan, and was buried at

North

15 And Manoah said unge 1 11 And after him Elon,' a Zebulonite,

east Israel. LORD, I pray thee, letusan 4 ICh.8. 13.

we shall have made resdra judgeri Israel,& he judged Israel ten years,

(A civil

16 Aud the angel et de la
judge also to Manoah, Though the
in North will not eat of thy bread
east Israel, wilt offer a burnt-nifferie.
sons' SONS.

fer it unto the LORD Here
+ Ge. 32. 9.

not that he was an alte Mch. 5. 10.

17 And Manoah san a 10. 4.

the LOR), What is thy + or, WON

thy Sayings come to pass derful

honour? Pirathonite died, and was buried in Piach. 3. 13,27. unto him. Why ashest to

Is. 9.6.

18 And the angel of
5. 14.
my name, seeing it

up

him, Behold, the man har
me, that came unto me to

11 And Manoah arose, a
his wife, and canie to the The
unto hiin, Art thou the run
unto the woman? And he said

12 And Manoat said, New been only come to pass: A hos staine

child! and her she wc

wine or strong drink, por
clean thng: all that I cc

Beth-lehem.

12 And Elon the Zebulonite died, and was buried in Aijalon in the country of Zebulun.

13 And after him Abdon the son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, judged Israel.

14 And he han forty sons and thirty Enephews, that rode" on threescore and ten ass colts: and he judged Israel eight years.

15 And Abdon the son of Hillel the rathon in the land of Ephraim, in the mount of the Amalekites.

19 So Manoah took a is

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5. Do up and dox. Heb.go and godown. be. 12 Aijalon. Jos.19.42. 1 Ch.6.60.-8.1%. 12.193.1.6. Lu.1.05.

| 13 A. M. B10. B. c. 1164. An. Ex. Is. 327. did puh. That Jephthah did not sacrifice'. A civil judge also in North-east Israel'. daughter, but constrated her to the service 14 nepheus. Heb. sons' sons, tode.ch-5.10.-10.4. God in the tabernacle. 1o a state of celibacy, 15 A. M. 2818. B. C. 1150. An. Ex. Is. 335. I se izvanine, be evident from the follow Parachonile, Sa.23.30. in the mount, ch.3.13. considerations :-). Buman sacrinces were 7.-5.14. Ge.14.7. Ex.17.8. 1 Sa.15.7.

20 abomination to Jebovah, of which shab cald not be ignorant, and conse

CILAP. XIII. atly he would seither have made such a

Tot acl is delivered into the hand of the Philistines, l. or carried it into execution. 9. We are

An angel appeareth to 1 noah', wife, 2-7. The metody toid (ver, and that Jepithab was under her, whereby the angel is discovered, 15–23. Sam.

angel appeareth to Manoah, -14 Manonh's sacri. pluuice of the Spiritof God, which would

son is born, 24, 25. tua y present him fron embruing his So the blood of his own child. 3. He

I did. Heb. added to commit, &c. ch.2.11. tinhas power to redeem his daughter, (Le.

-3. 7.-4,1 – 1,-10.6. Ro... in the right. and surely his only child inust have Je.13.23. delivered. *This seems a partial capof mate value than thirty shekels. 4. Be

tidity. into the. 1 Sa.12.9. who was to perform the horrid rite? Not 25:21. 1 Sa. 1.2.6. Lu.1.?..

2 Zorah. Jos. 15.33.-1941. barren. Ge.16.1.Sah diunseli, who was no priest, aud in Tould bare been most unnatural and

3 the angel. ch.2.1.-6.11.12. Ge.16.7.13. Lu. aad the priests would certainly have 1.11,9,&c. but thou. Ge.17.16.-18.10.1 Sa.1.20. Bestron it. 5. The sacred historian

2 K1.4.16. Lu.1.13,31. Tous, fet the besailed her virginity, that she

4 drink not. ver. 14. Nu.6.2,3. Lu.1.15. men, and that the Israelitish women went not. L4.11.27.47. Ac.10.14. wurfort or lament with her. ver.31.

5 no rasor. Nu.6.2,3,5. 1 Sa.1.11. begin. 1 Sa. 999. De 1.31.13.66.3. 10 his Dois. 1 Sa.1. 17.13. 2 Sa.8.1. 1 Ch.18.1, 1918. custom, er ordinance.

6 A man. De.33.1. Jos.14.6. i Sa.2.27.-9.6. . Heb. from year to year. lament.

1 ki.17.18,24. 2Ki.1.9,16.1 Ti.6.11. countenance a with. ch.5.11. four days. 1 Ki.9.25.

was. Nat.28.3. Lu.9.29. Ac.6.15. terrible. ver.29.

Ge.28.16.17. Ex.3.2.6. Da.8.17.-10.5.11. Mat. CHAP. XII. tramites , quarrelling with Jephthah, and disders this clause very differently, the negative

28.4. Re.1.17. bu 1 asked, &c. The Vulgate renSubt, are plain by the Gileadiles, NOT being omitted: Quem cum interrogussem dirty daughters

, 9-10;' and Elon, 11, 12; quis esset, et unde venisset, et quo nomine voca. boten, eks had forty tons, and thirty nepheus, "Whom when I asked who he was, and whence

retur, rwlult mihi dicere ; sed hoc respondit, Sc.; krael, 12-15. sted. Heb

. were called. Wherefore. ch. he came, and by what name he was called, 41941.43. Ps.109.1. 1.c.4.4. 10°.10.34. would not tell me: but this he said,' &c. The barn. ch.14.15.-15.6. Pr.27.3,1. Ja,3.10. negative is also wanting in the Septuagint, as it

is in the Complutensian Polyglott: Kai Mpwtw way. ch.11.19.&c

αυτον ποθεν εστιν, και το όνομα αυτου, ουκ 0.9.17. 1 Sa.19.5.-8.21. Job 13.14. Psurnagelnev LOL "And I asked him whence he 10.16.4. Re. 12.11, therefore. ch.11.27. was, and his name, but he did not tell me.'

This is also the reading of the Codex AlexanThere some ch.11.10. Nu.32.39,40. De.3. árinus ; but the Septuagint in the London Poly: havinizes . 1 $a 05.10. Ne.9.4. P5.78.9. Pr. lntt, the Chaldee, Syriac, and Arabic, read

the negative particle with the Hebrew text: l 12-791, Jos.9.7.-22.11.

asked NOT his name, $c. his name. ver.17,18. M. Mal.96 73. Mar.14.70. Shibholech. Ge.39.29. Lu.1.19. ottak a stream, or food. Ps.69.9,15. 8 teach us, Job 31.32. Pr.3.5,6. Ac.9.6. Heb Sibboleth also means an ear of

9 hearkened. Ps.65.2. Mat.77.11.

.-. na tejs and a teavy burden were they Byyom, rather, in this day, or to-day for Le bear who could not pronounce this the word other is not in the original, and it is

its well known that several nations probable that the angel appeared in the mornPoze certain letters,

The sounding and evening of the saine day. Boot be proloubced by the Persians, no

19 Hox shall we order the child. Heb. that sbs some of our Continental heigh' shall be the manner of the child? Ge.18.19. Pr.

though it is a conmon sound among 1.4.-20.6. Ep.6.4. Chou shall we do unto him. or, Lesbians

. To this day, many of the Ger! chat shall he do! Heb. what shall be his work?' cannot articulate n, th, for which

11 neither. ver.4. all that 1. De.12.32. Mat. stitute !s, thus for baith, a louse, they 23.90.11.2.5.-15.11. 2 Th.3.4. kete fell Pr.17.14.-18.19. Ec.10.12.

15 let us. ch.6.18,19. Ge.18.3..5. kuril. Ma 262.5.15. forty. Arduim ooshenayım noah, not knowing the quality of his guest, his and two thou and. Here then, and, wished to do this as an act of hospitality for simple addition, and this nuinber thee. Heb. before thee. 2040, and not 12000. At the last

As I am a spiritual being, I the Israelites (Nu:26.37) the whole subsist not by earthly food, and cannot partake which this last number appears far Chou wilt ofer, &c. unto che: ver.23. Ch.6.26. 4 M. B23. B. C. 1181. An. Ex. Is. wonderful. Sie was because his name was secret

4 cicil judge that Manoah wisbed to know it. But the ange! Beth-lehem. does not say it was secret, but hoo parlee, it is

wonderful; the very character given to the IN SEO. B. C. 1174. An. Ex. ls. 317. WONDERFUL,' 15.9.6. Messiah:- Ilis Dame shall be called pailai,

did con19 took, ch.6.19,90. 1 Ki. 18.30..38.

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judge in Nerti-cast Israel."

B. C. 1161.
JUDGES, XV.

A, M.! derously. He acted according to His naine : drawers, and comes down below the He, being wonderful, performed wonders, pro castan) coat, which buttons close bero bably causing fire to arise out of the rock and down to the bottom, with large open 5 consume the sacrifice, and then ascended in the over which, when they go out of one flame. ch.6.21. 1 K1.18.38.

throw careles ly, and sometimes elex 20 when the flame, o ki.2.11. Ps.17.5. He.1.3. hayk, or garment of white cotton, silk, fell on. Ge.17.3. Le.9.21.1 Ch.21.16,20. Eze.1.20, five or six yards long, and five feet wid 28. Da. 10.9. Mat.17.0,

Arabs often dispense with the caftan, tal 21 Augu'. ch.6.29. Ho.12.4,5.

with the shirt, wearing nothing but the 90 Ire shall. Ge.32.30. Ex.33.20. De.4.38.-5. - Mat.27.28. Mar.14.51,5.. changi. G 26. I$.6.5. we have. Juo. 1.18.-5.37.

2 61.5.5,00. Mat.6.19. Ja.5.9. 93 his wife. Ec.1.9.10. 1 Co.19.01.

he soonld

14 Out of the eater. Ge.3.15. De.8.15, not. Get.1.5. I's.86.17. he hate sherred. Ps.25. 17.6.2 Ch.20.2.95. Is.53.10..19. Ro.5.3 11.-27.13. Pr.3.39. Jn0.11.20,23.-15.15.

Co.4.17.-10.9,10. Phi,1.19 20. Ple.$14 01 A. M. 2819. B. C, 1155, An. Ex. Is. 336. 10.11. Ja.1.2.4. i Pe.9.24.

they could. Samson. He.11.32. the child. I Sa.3.19. Lu. 1.80. Mat.13.11. Ac.8.31. -.0.32.

15 on the seventh day. The LXX. re: 05 the Spirit, cb.3.10.-6.31.-11.29. 1 Sa.116, the fourth day;' with which the Syr Mat. 2.1. Jno.3.31. the camp of Dan. Heb. Arabic agree. This, as Dr. WALL 06 Mahaneh-dau, as ch.18.12. between, ch.18.11. certainly right; for it appears from Jos. 15.33.

that she wept the remainder of the sere CHAP. XIV.

for which there could have been no Samson desireth a wife of the Philistinen, 1-5. In they did not threaten ber till the same

his journey he killech lion, 6, 7. Ini a second tice, ch.16.5. Gr.3.1..6. Pr. 1.11.-5.1.journey he findeth honey in the carcase, 9, 9. 7.5. lest me burn, ch.19.1.-15.6. Samson's marriage feast, 10, 11. His riddle by his have. Heh. possess us, or, impoverish u wife is made knorn, 12-16. He spoileth thinly 16 Thou dost, ch.16.15.' I have not. Philistines, 19. His wife is married to another, 21.

17 the seven. or, the rest of the sern 1 Timnath. Ge.38.12,13. Jos.15.10. - 19.43. She lay. ch.16.6,13,16. Ge.3.6. Job 24 saw, Ge.6.2.-31.1.9. 2 Sa. 11.2. Job 31.1. Ps.119. Lu.11.8.-18.15. and she told. Pr.9.16.1 37. 1 Jno.2.16.

19 the Spirit. ver.o. ch.3.10.--159 2 get her. Ge.21.21.-24.0,3.-34.4.-38.0. OKi. 1 Sa.11.6. spuil. or, apparel. 11.9.

20 giden 1o. ch.15.2. his friend. Ps 3 thy brethren. Ge.13.8.-24.3,4,97. uncircum- Je.9.5. M1.7.5. Mat.26.19,50. Jn°3.9 cised. ch.15.18. Ge.31.14. Ex.31.12.16. De.7.0,3. 1 Sa 11.6.-16.96,30.-31.4..Sa.1.20. she pleaselk Saison is denied his reife, 1, 2.

CHAP. IV.

He bet me well. Heb.she is right in mine eyes.

Philistines' corn with fores and rebre 4 it was of the Lord. That is, God permitted it, His tile and Arr father are burnt that it might be a means of bringing about the tines, 6. Samson smiteta theis hip ssd deliverance of Israel. Such marriages were for- He is bound by the men of Judah, sus do bidden to the Israelites, to keep them separate the Philistines, 9-13. He killer i from the idolatrous nations. Jos.11.20. iki, bone, 11-17. God make the the fourtais : 19.15. 9 đi. 33. Ch.10.15-0.7-15 20, Ps,

for him in Lehi, 18-20. 115.3. had dominion. ch.13.1.-13.11. De.98.18. T a kid. Ge.38.17. Lu.15.29. Juli 5 against him. Heh, in meeting bim.

4.-99.21. 6 the Spirit. ch.3.10.-11.29.-13.25. 1 Sa. 11.6. 2 lzerily, ch.11.16,90. Ac.20.9. In rent him. Now it is not intimated that he did 11.20. Ge.38.14. také her. Heb. let her this by his own natural strength, but by the 3 Vorde shall, &c. or, Now shall I bet supernatural strength communicated by the from the Philistines, though, &c. ch.14 Spirit of the Lord coming mightily upon him, 4 caught three. Dr. KENNICOTT as which stiength was not at his own command, contend, that for shuâlim, 'foxes,' ** but was, by the will of God, attached to bis read shodlım, handfuis,'' or sheates hair and natarare, ch.15.8,15.-16.30). I Sa.17, But, l. The word lachad, reodered 34..37.16. Zec.1.6. 1 Jno.3.6. he wld. Is.19.2. never signifies simply to get or take, bu Mat.11.29.

to catch, seize, or iake by assault arst 8 to take her. Ge.29.91. Mati.co.

usicarm. 2. Though the proposed alteration is It is probable, that the flesh had been entirely by seven MSS, yet all the versions ! consumed off the bones, which had become other side. Admitting this alterati dry and the body having been thrown into dithcult to prove that the word shoulme somne private place, (for Samson turned aside to a sheal or a handful of corn in the car. *' visit it,) a swarm of bees had formed their It occurs but thrice in Scripture (11 combs in the cavity of the dry ribs, or region Is. 10. 12. Eze. 13.9); where it evideo of the thorax :-nor was it a more improper as much as can be contained in the kitos place than a hollow rock.

hand; but when handirds of grain 10+ 9 i Sa. 11.25..30. Pr.05.15.

or sheures are mtended, very disferei 10 made there. Ge.29.09. Es.1.7, &c. Ec.10.19. are used. See ku...15, 16, &c. Mat.20.9., 4. Jno.2.9. Re.19.9.

hinted that Samson collected them al 11 saw him. 1 Sa. 10.03.-16.6. thirty. Mat.9. one day; he might have employed as 15. Juo.3.89.

and several days in the work. 5.1 12 a riddle. 1 K1.10.1. Ps.19.4. Pr.1.6. Eze.17. shudl properly denotes the jackal, * 2.-90.49. Mat.13.13,31. Lu.11.7. Jno 10.29. I Co. vellers describe as an animal in size 13.12, mar the seven. Ge.29.27,20.2 Ch.7.8. the wolf and fox, gregarious, as a shecis. or, shirts. This will receive illustration having been seen together, and the from MrJACKSON's description of the Moorish merous of any in eastern countries dress :-' It resembles that of the ancient pa Salisou might have caught many of triarchs, as represented in paintings; (but the gether in nets. Ps.63.10. Ca...15. LA paintings are iaken from Asiatic models:) that brands, or, torches. of the men consists of a red cap and turban, 5 he let them go. Ex.90.0.2 Sa. 14.30. (kumja) shirt, which hangs outside of the 1 6 and burn. ch.18.1. 14.15. Pr. 24

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ering, and offered it upon a rock unto B.C. 1161. can certainly declare it me within the LORD: and the angeldid wonderously,

seven b days of the feast, and find it out, Manoah and his wife looked on. a ch.6.19-23. then I will give you thirty B sheets, and

For it came to pass, when the flame Ge. 99. 27. thirty change of garments : typ toward heaven from off the altar,

2 Ch. 7.8. 13 But it ye cannot declare it me, then the ancel of the Lord ascended in bor, shirts. shall ye give me thirty sheets, and thirty

tone of the altar. And Manoah and Ge. 45.22. change of garments. And they said unto write toled on it, and felld on their a Le. 9. 24.

him, Put forth thy riddle, that we may to the ground.

1Ch.21.16,26 hear it. But the angel of the LORD did no Eze. 1. 28. 14 And he said unto them, Out of the e appear to Manoah and to his wife. Mat. 17.6. eater came forth neat, and out of the Manoab knew that he was an angel e Ex. 33. 20. strong came forth sweetness. And they LORD.

De. 5. 26. could not in three days expound the And Mansah said unto his wife, Wech. 16. 5. riddle. surtly die, because we have seen

Pr. 1.10.

15 And it came to pass on the seventh seh. 15. 6.

day, that they said unto Samson's wife, But his wife said unto him, If the Ps. 25. 14. Entices thy husband, that he may declare

27. 13 I were pleased to kill us, he would

unto us the riddle, lest? we bum thee and

Pr. 3. 32 are received a burnt-offering and 30, 15.15. thy father's house with fire: bave ye called kofermg at our hands; neither

us to y take that we have? is is not su? The have shewed us all these things,

pouses us,

16 Ånd Sainson's wife wept before him,

or, impoould, * at this time, have told us verish us.

and said, Thou dost but hate me, and lov. daug as these.

i eb. 16. 15.

est me not: thou hast put forth a riddle And the woman bare a son, and k He. 11. 32.

unto the children of my people, and hast The name Samson : « and the child i 1 Sa. 3. 19.

not told it me. And he said unto her, and the Lord blessed him.

in ch. 3. 10.

Behold, I have not told it my father nor by the Spirit of the LORD began Mahaneh. my mother, and shall I tell it thee? bim at times in the camp of dan, as

17 And she wept before him the seven Isten Zorah and Eshtaol. ch. 18, 12. days, while their feast lasted: and it carneto CHAP. XIV.

tor, the rest pass on the seventh day, that he told her,be. Samson went down to Timnath, of the.

cause she lay sore upon him, and she told a woman in Tinnath of the

the riddle to the children of her people.

nch. 18. 11. of the Philistines.

18 And the men of the city said unto

Jos. 15. 33. de came up, and told his father. Ge. 38. 13.

him on the seventh day, before the sun Mother, and said, I bave seen a

Jos. 15. 10. went down, What is sweeter than honey! Timbath of the daughters of p Lu. 11. 8.

and what is stronger than a lion ? And he y stines , Dow, therefore, get her

18.4,5. said unto them, If ye had not plowed with

9 Ge. 34.1, 2. my heifer, ye bad not found out my riddle. his father and his mother said r ver. 6. 19 And the Spirit of the LORD came

Is there neser a woman among . Ge. 24. 3, 4 upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, #ters of thy brethren," or among nor, apparel. and slew thirty men of them, and took eople, that thou goest to take a Ge. 34. 14. their n spoil, and gave change of gar

abcrcumcised Philistine? Ex31.12,16 ments unto them which expounded the U sud unto tis father, Get De. 7. 3. riddle: and his anger was kindled, and for she pleaseth me well,

is right in he went up to his father's house. Le father and his mother knew mine eyes.

20 But Samson's wife was given" to ses of the LORD," that he uch. 15.2,

his companion, whom he had used as his On against the Philis. Jos. 11. 20.

friend. at that time the Philistines

CHAP. XV.

261. 6:33. But it came to pass within a while at tuson down, and his fa.

3.7. after, in the time of wheat harvest, that Ila mother, to Timnath, and came

25. 20. Samson visited his wife with a kid; and Bayard of Timnath: and, behold, Je: 9:4

he said, I will go in to my wife into the

Mi. 7.5. chamber. But her father would not suffer the saints of the LORD came

Jno. 3. 29.

him to go in. ca him, and he rent him as

ch. 13. 1. 2 And her father said, I verily thought are rent a kid, and he had *

meeting that thou hadst utterly hated her; there. bis hand: but he told not his

him. tore I gave her to thy companion: is his mother what he had done. ych. 13. 25. not her younger sister fairer than she? he went down, and talked with

1 Sa. 11. 6. A take her, I pray thee, instead of her. E and she pleased Samson well. - 1 Sa. 17.34, 3 And Samson said concerning them, after a time he returned to take

35. Now shall I be more blameless than burbed aside to see the carcase of a ch. 14. 20. the Philistines, though I do them a dis ed, behold, thae was a swarm of 2 let her be

pleasure. tep in the carcase of the lion.

thine. 4 And Samson went and caught three Por eating, and came to his fabe took thereof in his hands, w or, blame- hundred foxes, and took vire brands,

less from, and turned tail to tail, and put a fire mother, and he gave them, and iSa. 14. 25. brand in the midst between two tails. bat: but he told not then that

3) 5 And when he had set the brands on Pr. 25. 16. fire, he let them go into the standing - or, torches. corn of the Philistines, and burnt up e 2 Sa. 14. 30.

both the shocks, and also the standing

Es. 1.7, &c. corn, with the vineyards and olives. came to pass, when they saw

Ee. 10. 19.

6 Then the Philistines said, Who hath e Pr. 1.6. done this! And they answered, Sainson,

Eze. 17.2. the son-in-law of the Timnite, because he

Lu. 14.7. on said unto them, I will ch. 14. 15.

had taken his wife, and given her to his companion. And the Philistiney came up,

and barots her and her father with fire

won orer Israel.

arred against him.

ben the toney out of the carcase

father went down unto the Bad Sansoo rade there a feast;d

the young men to do. me they brought thirty companions

forth a riddle onto you: if ye

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