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Sect. XIV. The punishment of the Israelites, and

the death of the false spies. Moses intercedes

for the people, and the Lord pardons them .. 63

Sect. XV. The sabbath-breaker stoned to death.

Korah, Dathan, and Abiram punished........ 68

Sect. XVI. The people murmur for want of water.

Moses and Aaron offend the Lord by striking

the rock ................................. 73

Sect. XVII. The king of Eden refuses a passage to

the Israelites. The death of Aaron. Eleazar

succeeds himn .....

.............. 76

Sect. XVIII. The people speak against God, and

against Moses; are punished by fiery serpents.

.The brazen serpent set up in the wilderness ...

Sect. XIX. Sibon king of the Amorites, and Og the

- king of Bashan defeated ; their land given to

the Israelites .....

Sect. XX. Balak king of Moab sends for Balaam the

propliet to curse Israel. Balaam's ass speaks... 84

Sect. XXI. Balaam and Balak offer sacrifices. Ba-

laam by God's command blesses the Israelites 92

Sect. XXII. Balaam continueth to bless the Israel-

ites. He pronounces a prophecy concerning

the Israelites and other nations. He returns

home. A memorable yictory over the Midianites 97

Sect. XXIH. Moses has a view of the promised land

from mount Abiram; is, forewarned of his

deaib; and appoints Joshua as his successor. 104

Sect. XXIV. Moses exhorts the Israelites to obe-

dience ...............

.............. 107

Sect. XXV. Moses continues his exhortation...... 114

Sect. XXVI. Moses continues his exhortation .... 118

Sect. XXVII. Moses continues his exhortation.... 122

Sect. XXVIII. Moses continues his exhortation .. 129

Sect. XXIX. A further account of Moses's exhor-.

................... 131

Sect. XXX. Moses's exhortation continued .....134

Sect. XXXI. Moses encourages the people to trust

in the Lord. He delivers the written law to the

priests ....prv.co.rrr....10.......... .. 141

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Sect. XXXII. The death of Moses .............. 146

Sect. XXXIII. Joshua appointed by the Lord to

govern Israel ; he is accepted by the people .. 149

Sect. XXXIV. Joshua sends spies to Jericho. They

are concealed from their pursuers by Rahab .. 152

Scct. XXXV. The waters of Jordan divide, and the

Israelites pass over on dry land ............ 157

Sect. XXXVI. Circumcision renewed. The people

eat the corn of the land. Manna ceases...... 163

Sect. XXXVII. The Lord appeared to Joshua, as

prince of the host of the Lord. The city of Je-

richo is taken. Rahab and her family preserved 165

Sect. XXXVIII. Achin disobeys the commandment

of the Lord, by taking part of the spoil. He

and his whole family stoned to death ........ 170

Sect. XXIX. The Gibeonites deceive Joshua and

the princes of Israel. The Gibeonites condemn-

ed to servile offices ........

Sect. XL. A battle with the kings of the Amorites.

The sun stands still at the command of Joshua,

The kings defeated ........

Sect. XLI. Joshua completes his conquests ....... 182

Scct. XLII. The division of the land of Canaan.

Hebron allotted to Caleb .................. 186

Sect. XLIII. The tabernacle set up at Shiloh. Lots

cast for the inheritance of the land of Canaan... 190

Sect. XLIV. Joshua exhorts the people to obedi-

ence. He reininds them of the faithfulness of

the Divine promises ........................ 193

Sect. XLV. Joshua continues his exliortations. A

*. covenant made. Joshua's death. The death

of Eleazar the priest ....................... 195

Sect. XLVI. Jerusalem and other cities taken. Gi-

ants slain .........

........cc 201

Sect. XLVII. An angel sent to reprove the new ge-

neration of Israelites. They are punished.

Othniel raised up to deliver Israel .......... 203

Sect. XLVIII. The history of the Danites. War

with the Benjamites. The tribe of Benjamin

nearly extirpated...,

.......

213

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Sect. XLIX. Israel delivered from the Moabites by.

Ehud; and from the Philistines by Shamgar.
Deborah and Barak raised up to deliver thein

from Jabin king of Canaan. Sisera the captain

of his host slain ..........

Sect. L. The history of Naomi and Ruth...........

Sect. LI. The Israe.ites oppress d by the Midianites.

appointed to deliver them. He requests a sign,

which is granted .....

Sect. LII. Gideon prepares for battle by the Lord's

direction. He requests another signHe de.

feats the Midianites

.......... 224

Sect. LIII. The Ephraimites murmur. Zeba and

Zalmunna taken. Great spoils gained. Gi-

deon's death............... ............

Sect. LIV. Abimesecn the son of Gideon slays all bis

brethren. Abimelech slain. Tola succeeds

him. Jair succeeds Tola. The people worship

idols ....

.......... 236

Sect. LV. The people oppressed by the Philistines

and the Ammonites. They repent. Jephtha

raised up to deliver them .................. 2:39

Sect. LVI. Jephtha makes a rash vow. He gains a

victory over the Ammonites ................. 243

Sect. LVII. Jephtha's resentment against the Ephrai-

mites. His dea!h ........................ 248

Sect. L.VIII. The angel of the Lord appears to Maç

noan and his wife. The birth of Samıson fore-

told. Samson boi'n.............................

Sect. LVIX. Samson's marriage. His riddle. He

kills some of the Philistines ............... 245

Sect. LX. Samson burns the corus belonging to the

Philistines. le slays a thousand of them with

the jaw bone uí an ass. Suiitis extreme thirst. 259

Sect LXI. Samson carries away the gates of Gaza.

Deiilal betays him. The Philistines puts out

· his eyes ........

268

Sect. LXII. Samson puils down the temple of Da...

gow, and aics.

.. 269

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Sect. LXIII. Hannah's prayer. The birth of Sa.

muel. His mother devotes him to the Lord.

Her thanksgiving .......................... 273

Sect. LXIV. The wickedness of Eli's sons. Samuel's

ministry. A prophet sent to reprove Eli ......

Sect. LXV. The word of the Lord. revealed to Sa-

'muel concerning Eli. Eli's resignation...... 284

Sect. LXVI. The Israelites overcome by the Philis-

tines. The ark of God is taken. Eli's sons siain.

The death of Eli........................ 288

Sect. LXVII. The Philistines carry the ark of God

into the temple of Dagony. They are afflicted

witli plagues. They send back .he ark.......... 293

Sect. LXVIII. Samuel exhorts the Israelites. They

repent and turn unto the Lord.............. 300

Sect. LXIX. The Israelites desires a king. God

commandeth Samuel to yield to their importu-

nity .................

Sect. LXX. Samuel by the Lord's command anoints

· Saul to be king of Israel.................... 310

Sect. LXXI. Samuel assembles the people. He

casts lots for a king, and Saul is chosen. The

Israelites approve him......... ............. 317

Sect. LXXII. The Ammonites encamp against Ja-

besh-Gilead. Saul delivers the people out of

? their hands, and is confirmed in tlic kingdom.. 319

Sect: LXXIII. Samuel testifies his integrity, and

exhorts the king and people. Thunder and

w rain in the time of harvest. Samuel prays for

the people..............................., 322

Sect. LXXIV. Saul takes upon himself to offer a sa-

crifice. Samuel reproves bim, and forewarns him

that the kingdom will be taken front him ....' 327

Sec. LXXV. Jonathan the son of Saul, with his ar- .

* mour-bearer, obtain a victory over a host of:.

Philistines. Sanl pursues the victory. His in-

terdiction. His severity to Jonathan ....... 331

Sect. LXXV1. Samuel senås Sau! to destroy the

Amalcknes. He spares the king and the best of

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the spoil. He is rejected of God for his disobe-

dience. Agag slain....... .......... 334

Sect. LXXVII. Samuel sent to Jesse. David anoint-

ed king by Samuel. Saul tormented by an evil

spirit, sends for Dávid to play to him ........ 341

Sect. LXXVIII. Goliath the champion of the Phi-

listines defies the armies of Israel. David slay-,

eth him with a sling and a stone ............ 348-

Sect. LXXIX. Saul envying David, seeks to kill

him. Is alarmed at his good success ........ 356

Sect. LXXX. David by Jonathan's advice leaves

Saul. He goes to Abimelech the high-priest at.

Nob; from thence he flies to the cave of Adul-

lam. His relations and others resort to him.

Doeg informs against Abimelech, and by Saul's

command puts all the priests to death. David

obtains a victory over the Philistines. Saul pur-

sues him. The Lord preserves him.......... 361

Sect. LXXXI. David in a.cave at Engedi, spares

Saul's life. Saul relents, David swears not to :

cut off Saul's family....................... 371.

Sect. LXXXII. David sends to Nabal for provi-,

sions. Is refused. His anger. Abigail's in-

terposition .............

........ 376

Scct. LXXXIII. David finding Saul asleep, takes

his spear and cruse, but sparcs his life. Saul

again relents and blesses David ............ 383

Sect. LXXXIV. David fearing Saul, takes refuge

with the Philistines. ....

Sect. LXXXV. Saul consults a witch at Endor. Sa-

muel appears to him ...

Sect. LXXXVI. The battle of Gilboa. Saul and his

three sons slain ............

........... 397.

Sect. LXXXVII. An Amalekite carries the news ,

of the death of Saul and Jonathan to David."**.**

David's lamentation .......... .......... 400

Sect. LXXXVIII. David goes to Hebron. Is made

king of Judah. Ish-bosheth made king of Is-

rael. Asahel slain by Abner, , !!!!!1104 405

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