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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 bis exhortation.... 122

Sect. XXVIII. Moses continues his exhortation .. 129

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

tation......

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

:9, 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

173

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

The sun stands still at the command of Joshua,

The kings defeated .

176

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

Sect. 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-

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

201

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

neration of Israelites. They are punished.

Othniel raised up to deļiver Israel

203

Sect. XLVIII. The history of the Danites. War

with the Benjamites. The tribe of Benjamin

nearly extirpated....

208

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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 them

from Jabin.king of Canaan. Sisera the captain

of his host slain

211

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

216

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

appointed to deliver them. He requests a sign,
which is granted

213

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

direction. He requests another sign. He de,

feats the Midianites

224

Sect. LIII. The Ephraimites murmur. Zeba and

Zalmunna taken. Great spoils gained. Gi-

deon's death ......

230

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

brethren. Abimelech slain. Tola succeeds

him. Jair succeeds Tola. The people worship

idols

235

Sect. LV. The people oppressed by the Philistines

and the Ammonites. They repent. Jephtha

raised up to deliver thein

239

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 death

248

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

noain and his wife, The birth of Sanison fore-

told. Samson born.....

251

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

kils some of the Philistines

Sect. LX. Samson burns the corus belonging to the

Philistines. le slays a thousand of them with

the jaw bone oí an ass. Sulic is extreme thirst. 359

Sect LXI. Samsou carries away the gates of Gaza.

Deiilalı betrays him. The Philistines puts out

his eyes .....

268

Sect. LXII. Samson puis down the temple of Da-

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

279

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 Dagon. 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

305

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

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 tim, and forewarns him

that the kingdom wilt be taken front him ... 327

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

mour-bearer, obtain a victory over a host of

Philistines. Saul pursues the victory. His in-

terdiction. His severity to Jonathan

331

Sect. LXXVI. Samuel sends Saul 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 David 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 hima

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

Sect. LXXXIII. David finding Saul asleep, takes

and

cruse, but spares his life. Saul

again relents and blesses David

383

Sect. LXXXIV. David fearing Saul, takes refuge

with the Philistines.

387

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

muel appears to him

391

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...10...!!1104

405

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