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A. D. 64.

HBB. XI. 27–29.

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me,

ing the wrath of the king : for he en of the sea. And I, bebold, I will hardured, bas seeing him c who is invisible. den the hearts of the Egyptians, and

a And Pharaoh said unto him, Get they shall follow them : and I will thee from me, take heed to thyself, get me honour upon Pharaoh, and see my face no more : for in that day and upon his horsemen. And the

upon all his host, upon his chariots, thou seest my face thou shalt die. And Moses said, Thou hast spoken LORD, when I have gotten me honour

Egyptians shall know that I am the well; I will see thy face again no Exod. x. 28, 29. And it came

upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and more, to pass, when Pharaoh had let the upon his horsemen. And the angel people go, that God led them, not of Israel, removed and went behind

of God, which went before the camp through the way of the land of the them; and the pillar of the cloud Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the behind them : And it came between

went from before their face, and stood people repent when they see war, and the camp of the Egyptians and the they return to Egypt : But God led the people about, through the way of camp of Israel; and it was a cloud

and darkness to them, but it gave light the wilderness of the Red sea. And the children of Israel went up bar- by night to these : so that the

one came nessed out of the land of Egypt, xiv. not near the other all the night. And

Moses stretched out his hand over 17, 18. bI have set the LORD always before the sea; and the LORD caused the Psal. xvi. 8.

sea to go back by a strong east wind ° See on John i. ver. 18. clause 1.

all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.

And the children of Israel went into VER. 28.

the midst of the sea upon the dry τΙίστες πεποίηκε Arxa nad the ground: and the waters were a wall πρόσχυσιν του αίματος, ίνα μή και ολοθρεύων | unto them on their right hand, and on τα πρωτότοκα, θίγη αυτών.

their left. And the Egyptians purThrough faith he kept the Passover, sued, and went in after them to the and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's destroyed the firstborn should touch them. horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. a See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 2. clauses ing watch the Lord looked unto the

And it came to pass, that in the morn1, 2.

host af the Egyptians through the VER. 29.

pillar of fire and of the cloud, and Απίστει διέβησαν την ερυθρά θάλασσαν | troubled the host of the Egyptians, , ως διά ξηράς: ης σπείραν λαβόντες οι Αιγύπ- And took of their chariot wheels, τιοι κατεπόθησαν. .

that they drave them heavily: so that a By faith they passed through the the Egyptians said, Let us flee from Red sea as by dry land: which the the face of Israel; for the LORD Egyptians assaying to do were drowned. fighteth for them against the Egyp

tians. And the LORD said unto Moses, . And Moses said unto the people, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the that the waters may come again upon salvation of the LORD, which he will the Egyptians, upon their chariots, shew to you to-day: for the Egyptians and upon their horsemen. And Moses whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall stretched forth his hand over the sea, see them again no more for ever. and the sea returned to his strength The Lord shall fight for you, and ye when the morning appeared; and the shall hold your peace. And the LORD Egyptians fled against it; and the said unto Moses, Wherefore criest LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the thou unto me? speak unto the child- midst of the sea. And the waters reren of Israel, that they go forward : turned, and covered the chariots, and But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch the horsemen, and all the host of Phaoutthine hand over the sea, and divide raoh that came into the sea after it : and the children of Israel shall them; there remained not so much as go on dry ground through the midst one of them, Exod. xiv. 13—28.

a

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HEB, XI. 30, 31.

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VER. 30.

the ark of the LORD, went on conΠίστει τα τείχη Ιεριχώ έπεσε, κυκλω

tinually, and blew with the trumpets: θέντα επί επτά ημέρας.

and the armed men went before them; .

but the rere-ward came after the ark By faith the walls of Jericho fell of the LORD, the priests going on, and down, after they were compassed about blowing with the trumpets. And the seven days.

second day they compassed the city & And the Lord said unto Joshua, once, and returned into the camp: so See, I have given into thine hand they did six dạys. And it came to Jericho, and the king thereof, and pass on the seventh day, that they the mighty men of valour. And ye

rose early, about the dawning of the shall compass the city, all ye men of day, and compassed the city after the war, and go round about the city once. same manner seven times : only on Thus shalt thou do six days. And that day they compassed the city seven priests shall bear before the ark

seven times. And it came to pass at seven trumpets of rams' horns; and the seventh time, when the priests the seventh day ye shall compass the blew with the trumpets, Joshua said city seven times, and the priests shall unto the people, Shout; for the LORD blow with the trumpets. And it shall hath given you the city. And the city come to pass, that when they make a

shall be accursed, even it, and all that long blast with the rams' horn, and are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab when ye hear the sound of the trum. the harlot shall live, she and all that pet, all the people shall shout with a

are with her in the house, because she great shout; and the wall of the city hid the messengers that we sent. shall fall down fiat, and the people And ye, in any wise keep yourselves sháll ascend up, every man straight from the accursed thing, lest ye make before him. And Joshua the son of yourselves accursed, when ye take of Nun called the priests, and said unto the accursed thing, and make the them, Take up the ark of the cove- camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it. nant, and let seven priests bear seven But all the silver, and gold, and vestrumpets of rams' horns before the sels of brass and iron, are consecrated ark of the Lord. And he said unto

unto the LORD': they shall come into the people, Pass on, and compass the the treasury of the Lord. So the city, and let him that is armed pass people shouted when the priests blew on before the ark of the LORD. And with the trumpets : and it came to it came to pass, when Joshua had pass, when the people heard the sound spoken unto the people, that the seven

of the trumpet, and the people shoutpriests, bearing the seven trumpets of ed with a great shout, that the wall rams' horns, passed on before the fell down flat, so that the people went LORD, and blew with the truntpets ; up into the city, every man straight and the ark of the covenant of the before him, and they took the city, LORD followed them. And the armed Josh. vi. 2-20. men went before the priests that blew

VER. 31. with the trumpets, and the rere-ward. came after the ark, the priests going | τους απειθήσασι, δεξαμένη τους κατασκό

πίστει “Paάς και πόρνη ού συνασώλετο on, and blowing with the trumpets. And Joshua had commanded the peo

πους μετ' ειρήνης. ple, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor a By faith the harlot Rahab perished make any noise with your voice, nei. not with them that believed not, when ther shall any word proceed out of she had received the spies with peace. your mouth, until the day I bid you shout; then shall ye shout. So the

Or, that were disobedient. ark of the Lord compassed the city, a And Joshua the son of Nun sent going about it once: and they came out of Shittim two men to spy secretinto the camp, and lodged in the camp. ly, saying, Go view the land, even And Joshua rose early in the morning, Jericho. And they went, and came and the priests took up the ark of the into an harlot's house, named Rahab, Lord. And seven priests, bearing and lodged there. And it was told seven trumpets of rams' horns before the king of Jericho, saying, Behold,

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HEB. XI. 31, 32.

4. D. 64. there came men in bither to-night of the town-wall, and she dwelt upon the children of Israel to search out the wall. And she said unto them, the country. And the king of Jericho Get you to the mountain, lest the sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth pursuers meet you; and hide yourthe men tbat are come to thee, which selves there three days, until the pur. are entered into thine house : for suers be returned: and afterward they be come to search out all the may ye go your way. And the men country. And the woman took the said unto her, We will be blameless of two men, and hid them, and said thus, this thine oath wbich thou hast made There came men unto me, but I wist us swear : Bebold, when we come not whence they were: And it came into the land, thou shalt bind this to pass, about the time of shutting of line of scarlet thread in the window the gate, when it was dark, that the which thou didst let us down by: and men went out; whither the men went, thou shalt bring thy father, and thy I wot not: pursue after them quickly; mother, and thy brethren, and all thy for ye shall overtake them. But she father's household, home unto thee. had brought them up to the roof of And it shall be, that whosoever shall the house, and hid them with the go out of the doors of thy house into stalks of flax, which she had laid in the street, his blood shall be upon his order upon the roof. And the men head, and we will be guiltless; and pursued after them the way to Jordan whosoever shall be with thee in the anto the fords : and as soon as they house, his blood shall be on our head, which pursued after them were gone if any hand be upon him. And if thou out, they shut the gate. And, before utter this our business, then we will they were laid down, she came up be quit of thine oath which thou hast

. unto them upon the roof; And she made us to swear. And she said, said unto the men, I know that the According unto your words, so be it. LORD hath given you the land, and And she sent them away, and they that your terror is fallen upon us, and departed : and she bound the scarlet that all the inhabitants of the land line in the window, Josh. ii. 14-21. faint because of you. For we have But Joshua had said unto the two heard how the LORD dried up the men that had spied out the country, water of the Red sea for you, when Go into the harlot's house, and bring ye came out of Egypt; and what ye out thence the woman, and all that did unto the two kings of the Amo- she hath, as ye sware unto her. And rites, that were on the other side Jor- the young men that were spies went dan, Sibon and Og, whom ye utterly in, and brought out Rahab, and her destroyed. And as soon as we had father, and her mother, and her brethheard these things, our hearts did melt, ren, and all that she had ; and they neither did there remain any more brought out all her kindred, and left courage in any man, because of you : them without the camp of Israel. And for the LORD your God, he is God in they burnt the city with fire, and all heaven above, and in earth beneath. that was therein: only the silver, and Now therefore, 1 pray you, swear the gold, and the vessels of brass and anto me by the LORD, since I have of iron, they put into the treasury of sherved you kindness, that ye will the house of the LORD. And Joshua also shew kindness unto my father's saved Rahab the harlot alive, and house, and give me a true token : her father's household, and all that she And that ye will save alive my father, had ; and she dwelleth in Israel even and my mother, and my brethren, unto this day; because she hid the and my sisters, and all that they have, messengers which Joshua sent to spy and deliver our lives from death. out Jericho, vi. 22–25. Likewise And the men answered her, Our life also, was not Rahab the harlot justi. for yours, if ye utter not this our busi- fied by works, when she had received Dess. And it shall be, when the LORD the messengers, and had sent them hath given us the land, that we will out another way? Jam. ii. 25. deal kindly and truly with thee. Then she let them down by a cord through

VER. 32. the window ; for her house was upon Και τι έτι λέγω; επιλείψει γάς με VOL. 111.

2 B

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HEB. xi. 32-34.

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διηγούμενον ο χρόνος περί Γεδεών, Βαράν τε .b See on ver. 4-8. και Σαμψών, και Ιεφθάς, Δαβίδ τε και c Then went Samson down, and his Σαμουήλ, και των προφητών:

father and his mother to Timnath, And what shall I more say? for the and came to the vineyards of Timtime would fail me to tell of a Gedeon, nath; and, behold, a young lion and of b Barak, and of c Samson, and roared against him. And the Spirit of dJephthae ; of David also, and Samuel, of the Lord came mightily upon him, and of the prophets :

and he rent him as he would have

rent a kid, and he had nothing in his a See Judg. vi-viii.

hand : but he told not his father or b See Judg. iv, v.

his mother what he had done, Judge c See Judg. xiii-xvi.

xiv. 5,6. And David said unto Saul, a See Judg. xi, xii.

Thy 'servant kept his father's sheep, VER. 33.

and there came a lion and a bear, and Οι διά πίστεως κατηγανίσαντο βασι- | took a lamb out of the Rock; And I λείας, ειργάσαντο δικαιοσύνην, επέτυχον | And delivered it out of his mouth : and

went out after him, and smote him, επαγγελιών, έφραξαν στόματα λεόντων,

when he rose against me, I caught a W'ho through faith subdued king him by his beard, and smote him, and doms, b wrought righteousness, obtained slew him. Thy servant slew both promises, stopped the mouths of lions, the lion and the bear; and this uncir

a See Josh. vi-xiii. and 2 Sam. v.; cumcised Philistine shall be as one viij. For who is God save the Lord? or of them, seeing he hath defied the who is a rock save our God? It is armies of the living God, 1 Sam. xvii. God that girdeth me with strength, 34–36. Then the king commanded, and maketh my way perfect. He and they brought Daniel, and cast maketh my feet like hinds' feet, and him into the den of lions. Now the setteth me upon my high places. He king spake and said unto Daniel, teacheth my hands to war, so that a Thy God, whom thou servest continuhow of steel is broken by mine arms, ally, he will deliver thee, Dan. vi. 16. Psal. xviii. 31–34. We have heard And when he came to the der, he with our ears, O God, our fathers have cried with a lamentable voice unto told us, what work thou didst in their Daniel: and the king spake and said days, in the times of old. How thou to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the didst drive out the heathen with thy living God, is thy God, whom thoa hand, and plantedst them; how thou servest continually, able to deliver didst afflict the people, and cast them thee from the lions? Then said Daout. For they got not the land in niel unto the king, O king, live for possession by their own sword, nei. ever. My God hath sent his angel, ther did their own arm save them; and hath shut the lions' mouths, that but thy right hand, and thine arm, they have not hurt me : forasmuch as and the light of thy countenance, be before him innocency was found in cause thou hadst a favour unto them. me; and also before thee, O king, Thou art my King, O God: command have 1 done no hurt. Then was the deliverances for Jacob. Through thee king exceeding glad for him, and comwill we push down our enemies; manded that they should take Daniel through thy name will we tread them up out of the den. So Daniel was under that rise up against us. For I taken up out of the den, and no manwill not trust in my bow, neither shall ner of hurt was found upon him, bemy sword save me. But thou hast cause he believed in his God, 20—93. saved us from our enemies, and hast put them to shame that hated us, xliv.

VER. $4. 1-6. Blessed be the Lord my

"Εσθεσαν δύναμιν πυρός, έφυγον στόμαstrength, which teacheth my hands tą maxalpas, iveduvapáncer árò do*sto war, and my fingers to fight. My mías, iyevhongar icxupoè iv Fotégea, wagoodness, and my fortress ; my high seconds indisav åszerpiary tower, and my deliverer ; my shield, a Quenched the violence of fire, escaped and he in whom I trust; who subdueth the edge of the sword, bout of weakness my people under me, cxliv. 1, 2. were made strong, c waxed raliant in

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HEB. XI. 34, 35.

A. D. 64. fight, turned to Right the armies of the singed, neither were their coats change aliens.

ed, nor the smell of fire had passed a Thou hast caused men to ride

on them. Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, over our heads : we went through fire and said, Blessed be the God of Shaand through water; but thou brought- drach, Mesbach, and Abed-nego, who est us out into a wealthy place, Psal. hath sent his angel, and delivered his lavi. 12. When thou passes through servants that trusted in him, and have the waters, I will be with thee; and changed the king's word, and yielded through the rivers, they shall not over.

their bodies, that they might not serve flow thee: when thou walkest through God, Dan. iii. 19_28. In famine he

nor worship any god except their own the fire, thou shalt not be burnt; nei- shall redeem thee from death ; and in ther sball the flame kindle upon thee, Isa. xliii. 2. Then was Nebuchad.

war from the power of the sword,

Job v. 20. nezzar full of fury, and the form of his

It is he that giveth salvavisage was changed against Sha- tion unto kings: who delivereth David drach, Meshach, and Abed-nego :

his servant from the hurtful sword,

Psal. xliv. 10. therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one

bSee Judg. viii. 4421; xv. 1419. seven times more than it was wont to

c See 1 Sam. xvii. 39-53; 2 Chron. be heated. And he commanded the

xiv. 11-15. most mighty men that were in his

VER. 35. army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, “Έλαβον γυναίκες εξ αναστάσεως τους and Abed-nego, and to cast them into | νεκρούς αυτών· άλλοι δε ετυμπανίσθησαν, the burning fiery furnace. Then these oύ προσδεξάμενοι την απολύτρωσιν, ένα men were bound in their coats, their | κρείττονος αναστάσεως τυχωσιν» hosen, and their hats, and their other

a Women received their dead raised to garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. life ugain : band others were tortured, Therefore, because the king's com

not accepting deliverance; C that they mandment was urgent, and the fur- might obtain a better resurrection : nace exceeding hot, the fame of the a And the Lord heard the voice of fire slew those men that took up Elijah ; and the soul of the child came Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. into him again, and he revived. And And these three men, Shadrach, Me Elijah took the child, and brought shach, and Abed-nego, fell down bound him down out of the chamber into in the midst of the burning fiery fur- the house, and delivered him unto his nace. Then Nebuchadnezzar the king mother: and Elijah said, See, thy was astonied, and rose up in baste, son liveth, 1 Kings xvii. 22, 23. And and spake, and said unto his counsel when Elisha was come into the house, lors, Did not we cast three men bound behold, the child was dead, and laid into the midst of the fire? They an upon his bed. He went in therefore, swered and said unto the king, True, and shut the door upon them twain, O king. He answered and said, Lo, and prayed unto the LORD. And he I see four men loose, walking in the went up, and lay upon the child, midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and put his mouth upon his mouth, and the form of the fourth is like the and his eyes upon his eyes, and his Son of God. Then Nebuchadnezzar hands upon his hands; and he stretchcame near to the mouth of the burning ed himself upon the child, and the fiery, furnace, and spake, and said, filesh of the child waxed warm. Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, he returned, and walked in the house ye servants of the most high God, to and fro; and went up, and stretched come forth, and come hither. Then himself upon him: and the child Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, sneezed seven times, and the child came forth of the midst of the fire. opened his eyes. And he called GeAnd the princes, governors, and cap- hazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. tains, and the king's counsellors, being so he called her: and when she was gathered together, saw these men, come in unto him, he said, Take up upon whose bodies the fire had no thy son. Then sbe went in, and fell power, not was an hair of their head at his feet, and bowed herself to the

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