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of Jericho - The Sin of Achan Ai Taken by Ambuscade

The Gibeonites Secure a Treaty Defeat of Five
Amorite Kings - Allotments of Land to the Tribes -
Joshua's Farewell - The Conquest Incomplete.

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2. David.

David King at Hebron; Ishbaal at Mahanaim — Civil War

- Abner's Defection and Death - Murder of Ishbaal

David made King of Israel-War with the Philistines
-Capture of Jerusalem - The Ark brought to Jeru-
salem David's Dynasty Assured-David's Court and
Chief Warriors Execution of Saul's Sons David's

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X. NORTHERN ISRAEL TO THE FALL OF SAMARIA

Revolt of the Northern Tribes Jeroboam's Religious In-

novations — The Prophecy against the Altar of Beth-el —

Ahijah's Prophecy Nadab Baasha Elah - Zimri
Omri-Elijah and the Drought Elijah and the
Prophets of Baal - Elijah at Horeb - The Call of Eli-
sha Ahab and Naboth Deliverance of Samaria
Defeat of the Syrians at Aphek - The Death of Ahab
Ahaziah - Jehoram - The Translation of Elijah - The
Healing of the Waters of Jericho - Elisha and the
Mocking Children The Widow's Oil Elisha Provides
Food for the Prophets - The Lost Axe-head — The Shu-
nammite's Son - The Shunammite's Property Restored-
Healing of Naaman the Leper - The War with Moab-
Elisha Entraps the Syrians-Samaria Delivered from
Siege Elisha and Hazael Jehu's Revolution — The
Reign of Jehu - Jehoahaz — Jeloash Death of Elisha


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Victories of Jehoash

Shallum Menahem -

The Fall of Samaria

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XI. JUDAH TO JEHOIACHIN'S RELEASE

Asa

Abijam

Jehoshaphat

Rehoboam

Joram

Ahaziah Athaliah's Usurpation - Joash Repairs the
Temple - The Decline of Joash- Amaziah - Uzziah -
The Call of Isaiah · Jotham - Abaz Hezekiah's Re-
forms

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- Hezekiah's Sickness - Embassy of Merodach-

baladan-Sennacherib's Invasion of Judah-Manasseh

Amon-Josiah and the Discovery of the Law-Book

- The Great Reformation —Josiah's Death -- Jehoabaz

-Jeremiah's Preaching and Trial-The Writing of

Jeremiah's Prophecies The Reign of Jehoiakim

Jehoiachin and the First Captivity of Judah - Zedekiah's

Rebellion The Treatment of the Hebrew Slaves

Jeremiah's Imprisonment The Fall of Jerusalem

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Jeroboam II - Zechariah

Pekahiah - Pekah ·
Origin of the Samaritans.

Hoshea

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PALESTINE

The Decree of Cyrus - The Refounding of the Temple -
The Building Recommenced Completion of the Temple
Nehemiah's Patriotic Resolve - The Rebuilding of the
Wall-Nehemiah's Social Reforms - Unsuccessful Plots
against the Work - Dedication of the Walls - Nehe-
miah's Religious Reforms - The Mission of Ezra — The
Reading of the Law - The Suppression of Mixed Mar-
riages.

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XIII. THE STORIES OF JONAH, DANIEL, AND ESTHER 459

1. Jonah.

2. Daniel.

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Daniel's Abstinence - Nebuchadnezzar's Dream · The Im-
age of Gold and the Fiery Furnace Nebuchadnezzar's
Madness- Belshazzar's Feast - Daniel in the Lions' Den.


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DIAGRAM SHOWING EARLY HEBREW CONCEPTION OF THE
UNIVERSE

BABYLONIAN CYLINDER-SEAL IMPRESSION, SUGGESTING THE
STORY OF THE FALL

BABYLONIAN ZIKKURAT

Adapted from Perrot and Chipiez: Histoire de l'art dans
l'antiquité, vol. ij

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ILLUSTRATIONS

RAMSES II

EARLY EGYPTIAN REPRESENTATION OF A SEMITIC CAPTIVE
AT LABOR.

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EGYPTIAN CHARIOT

From Rosellini: Monumenti dell'Egitto e della Nubia.
vol. i (plate cv)

AMORITES (RELIEF ON A PYLON OF THE RAMESSEUM)
From Maspero: Histoire ancienne des peuples de l'orient clas-
sique, vol. ii

CANAANITE WOMAN FROM ASHKELON

From Benzinger: Hebräische Archäologie

TERRA-COTTA FIGURE OF ASHTART

From Perrot and Chipiez: op. cit., vol. iii

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CYLINDER-SEAL IMPRESSION, SHOWING ASHERAH AND SA

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CRED TREE

From Ohnefalsch-Richter: Kypros (plate xxx)

EGYPTIAN RELIEF-HEAD OF A PHILISTINE WARRIOK

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PILLAR-STONES AT TAANACH

After Sellin: Tell Ta'annek

LONGITUDINAL SECTION OF SOLOMON'S TEMPLE
After Stade

AMBASSADORS FROM JEHU TO SHALMANESER II.

PHANES .

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THE GOD AMON BRINGING CAPTIVE CITIES TO SHISHAK

SCULPTURED Boundary-stoNE OF MERODACH-BALADAN
From Gressmann: Altorientalische Texte und Bilder, vol. ii
SENNACHERIB RECEIVING THE SPOIL OF LACHISH

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ASSYRIAN CHARIOT OF THE TIME OF SENNACHERIB
Based on Layard: Monuments of Nineveh, 2d series (plate xlii)

JEWISH CAPTIVES AT LABOR

STELE OF ESAR-HADDON

SILVER TETRADRACHM WITH HEAD OF ANTIOCHUS EPI

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CANDLESTICK FROM THE TEMPLE AS SHOWN ON THE ARCH
OF TITUS

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