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2 son of Abraham. Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob;

day and night; and if I have not appointed will perform the oath which I sware unto the ordinances of heaven and earth, then will Abraham thy father. In thy seed shall all I cast away the seed of Jacob, and David my the nations of the earth be blessed, because servant, so that I will not take any of his seed that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my to be rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, charge, my commandments, my statutes, and and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to my laws. Ge. xxvi. 3-5. I am the Lord return, and have mercy on them. Je. xxxiii. God of Abraham thy father (said the Lord to 25, 26. In that day will I raise up the taber. Jacob in his vision of the ladder); in thee and nacle of David that is fallen, and close up the in thy seed shall all the families of the earth breaches thereof, and I will raise up his ruins, be blessed. Ge. xxviii. 13, 14. The promise and I will build it as in the days of old. that he should be the heir of the world was not Am. ix. 11. In that day shall the Lord de- to Abraham or to his seed, through the law, fend the inhabitants of Jerusalem ; and he but through the righteousness of faith. Ro. that is feeble among them at that day shall be iv. 13. To Abraham and his seed were the as David. And the house of David shall be as promises made. He saith not, and to seeds, God, as the angel of the Lord before them. as of many, but as of one, and to thy seed, Zec. xii. 8. Behold, thou (Mary) shalt con- which is Christ. Ga. ii. 16. For verily he ceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and took not on him the nature of angels, but he shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, took on him the seed of Abraham. He. ii. 16. and shall be called the Son of the Highest. 2 Abraham begat Isaac, &c.] Sarah conAnd the Lord God shall give unto him the ceived and bare Abraham a son in his old throne of his father David Lu. i. 31, 32. age, at the set time of which God had spoken And (the Lord God) hath raised up an horn to him. And Abraham called the name of of salvation for us in the house of his servant his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah David. As he spake by the mouth of his bare to him, Isaac. And Abraham circumholy prophets, which have been since the cised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as world began. Lu. i. 69, 70. Hath not the God had commanded him. Ge. xxi. 2-4. Scriptures said, that Christ cometh of the And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus seed of David (said some of the people) ? and saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers out of the town of Bethlehem where David dwelt on the other side of the flood in old was ? John vii, 42. Therefore (David) being time, even Terah the father of Abraham, and a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn the father of Nahor; and they served other with an oath to him, That of the fruit of his gods. And I took your father Abraham from loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up the other side of the flood, and led him Christ to sit upon his throne he seeing this throughout all the land of Canaan, and multibefore spake of the resurrection of Christ. plied his seed, and gave him Isaac. Jos. xxiv. Ac. ii. 30, 31. And when he (God) had re- 2, 3. The sons of Abraham ; Isaac and Ishmoved " him" ("Saul"), he raised up unto mael. I Ch. i. 28. Look unto Abraham your "them" (" Israel") David to be their king. father (ye that follow after righteousness), and To whom also he gave testimony, and said, unto Sarah that bare you; for I called him I have found David the son of Jesse, a man alone, and blessed him and increased him. after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my Is. li. 2. (Judah) which was the son of Jacob, will. Of this man's seed hath God, according which was the son of Isaac, which was the to his promise, raised unto Israel a Saviour, son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, Jesus. Ac. xiii. 22, 23. Paul, separated unto which was the son of Nachor, &c. Lu. iii. the Gospel of God, concerning his Son Jesus 34. And he (the Lord) gave him (AbraChrist our Lord, which was made of the seed ham) the covenant of circumcision. And of David, according to the flesh, to all that be so Abraham begat Isaac, and circumcised in Rome, &c. Ro. i. 1. 3. I Jesus have sent him the eighth day; and Isaac begat Jacob, mine angel, to testify unto you these things and Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs. Ac. in the churches. I am the root and the off. vii. 8. They are not all Israel which are of spring of David; and the bright and morning Israel ; neither because they are the seed of star. Re. xxii. 16. See chap. xxi. 9. and Abraham are they all children; but in Isaac xxii. 42.

shall thy seed be called; that is, they which The son of Abraham.] In thee (said God are the children of the flesh, these are not the to Abram) shall all families of the earth be children of God; but the children of promise blessed. Ge. xii. 3. In thy seed shall all the are counted for the seed; for this is the word nations of the earth be blessed. Ge. xxii. 18. of promise ; At this time will I come, and Sara Abraham shall surely become a great and shall have a son. Ro. ix. 64-9. Through mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth faith also Sara herself received strength to shall be blessed in him. Ge. xviii. 18. Unto conceive seed, and was delivered of a child thee and unto thy seed (said the Lord to when she was past age, because she judged Isaac) I will give all these countries, and I him faithful who had promisedBy faith

and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; And Judas begat Phares 3

Abraham when he was tried offered up Isaac; young man deferred not to do the thing, beand he that had received the promises offered cause he had delight in Jacob's daughter; and up his only begotten son; of whom it was he was inore honourable than all the house of said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called. his father. Ge. xxxiv. 16-19. These are He. i. 11. 17, 18.

the names of the children of Israel which Isaac begat Jacob.) After "that” (after came into Egypt; Jacob and his sons, &c. &c. Esas pas born") came his brother out, and Ge. xlvi. 8, &c. Judah, thou art he whom his hand took hold on Esau's heel, and his thy brethren shall praise; thy hand shall be mame was called Jacob. Ge. xxv. 26. And in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's I gave unto Isaac (said God) Jacob and Esau. children shall bow down before thee. Judah Jas. xxiv. 4. The sons of Isaac (were) Esau is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou and Israel. I Ch. i. 34. Thou Israel art my art gone up; he stooped down, he couched as servant Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse of Abraham my friend. Is. xli. 8. Was not him up? The sceptre shall not depart from Eau Jacob's brother? saith the Lord; yet I Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet lored Jacob, and I hated Esau. Mal. i. 2, 3. until Shiloh come, and unto him shall the When Rebecca also had conceived by one, gathering of the people be: binding his foal erex by our father Isaac (for the children being unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the not yet bor, neither having done any good choice vine: he washed his garments in wine o evil, that the purpose of God according to and his clothes in the blood of grapes; his election might stand, not of works, but of him eyes shall be red with wine and his teeth that calleth), it was said unto her, The elder white with milk. Ge. xlix. 8-12. Now stall serve the younger. As it is written, these are the names of the children of Israel Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated. which came into Egypt; Reuben, Simeon, Rs. in. 10-13.

Levi, and Judah; Issachar, Zebulun, and BenAnd Jacob begat Judas, &c.] Leah con- jamin, Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. ceived and bare a son, and she called his name And all the souls that came out of the loins Reuben. And she conceived again and bare of Jacob were seventy souls. Er. i. 1-5. a son, and she called his name Simeon. And These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, the conceived again and bare a son, and said, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun ; Now this time will my husband be joined Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, unto me; therefore was his name called Levi. and Asher, &c. &c. 1 Ch. ii. 1, &c. Now And she conceived again and bare a son, and the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel (for she said, Now will I praise the Lord, there he was the firstborn; but, forasmuch as he fore she called his name Judah, and left bear defiled his father's bed, his birthright was ing. Ge. xxix. 32–35. Bilhah conceived and given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Isbare Jacob a son, and Rachel said, God hath rael; and the genealogy is not to be reckoned jadged me; therefore called she his name Dan after the birthright; for Judah prevailed above (i. e. judging). And Bilhah Rachel's maid his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler ; conceived again and bare Jacob a second son, but the birthright was Joseph's.) 1 Ch. v. 1, 2. and Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I See Lu. iii. 33, 34. He (the Lord) gave him wrestled with my sister and have prevailed; the covenant of circumcision. And so Abraham and she called his name Naphtali. And Zil- begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth pah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob a son; and day; and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Leah said, A troop cometh ; and she called the twelve patriarchs. Ac. vii. 8. Of the his name Gad. And Zilpah, Leah's maid, tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. bare Jacob a second son; and Leah said, Re. vii. 5., Happy am I, for the daughters will call me 3 Judas begat Phares.] It came to pass, blessed; and she called his name Asher in the time of her (Tamar's) travail, that, beAnd God hearkened unto Leah, and she con- hold, twins were in her womb. And it came ceived and bare Jacob the fifth son, and she to pass as he (Zarah) drew back his hand (on alled his name Issachar. And Leah con- which the midwife bound a scarlet thread), ceived again and bare Jacob the sixth son, that, behold, his brother came out; and she and she called his name Zebulun. Ge. xxx. said, How hast thou broken forth? This 5-24. Then (if you, the Shechemites, be cir- breach be upon thee! Therefore his name

temcised) will we give our daughters unto was called Pharez (i. e. a breach). And you said the sons of Jacob), and we will take afterward came out his brother, that had the your daughters to us, and we will dwell with scarlet thread upon his hand, and his name you, and we will become one people. But if was called Zarah (i. e. brightness). Ge. ye will not hearken unto us, to be circum- xxxviii. 27, 29, 30. The sons of Judah, Er, dised, then will we take our daughter, and and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and We will be gone. And their words pleased Zarah. Ge. xlvi. 12. And the sons of Judah, Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son ; and the after their families, were of Shelah the family

and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat 4 Aram; And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naas5 son; and Naasson begat Salmon; And Salmon begat Booz of · Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth ; and Obed begat Jesse;

of the Shelanites ; of Pharez the family of the Amminadab, and Amminadab begat Nahshon, Pharzites; of Zerah the family of the Zarhites. prince of the children of Judah, and Nahshon And the sons of Pharez were, of Hezron the begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz, and Boaz family of the Hezronites; of Hamul the family begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse. I Ch. of the Hamulites. Nu. xxvi. 20, 21. The ii. 10, 11, 12. sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah. Naasson.) These are the names of the men And Tamar his daughter in law bare him that shall stand with you (said God to Moses); Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah of Judah, Nahshon the son of Amminadab. were five. 1 Ch. ii. 3, 4.

Nu. i. 7. Nahshon the son of Amminadab, Thamar.] And Judah took a wife for Er shall be captain of the children of Judah. his firstborn, whose name was Tamar. And Nu. ii. 3. And he that offered his offering Er Judah's firstborn was wicked in the sight the first day (for the tabernacle and altar) of the Lord, and the Lord slew him. Then said was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain tribe of Judah. And for a sacrifice of peacea widow at thy father's house till Shelah my offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, son be grown, for he said, Lest peradventure five lambs of the first year. This was the he die also, as his brother did. And Tamar offering of Nahshon, the son of Amminadab, went and dwelt in her father's house. Ge. Nu. vii. 12. 17. In the first place went the xxxviii. 6. 11. And it came to pass about standard of the camp of the children of Judah three months after (Judah was deceived by (in the order of march), according to their Tamar as an Harlot) that it was told Judah, armies, and over his host was Nahshon the saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath son of Amminadab. Nu. x. 14. Jesse (in played the harlot, and also, behold she is with the genealogy of Christ) which was the son of child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring Obed, which was the son of Booz, which was her forth and let her be burnt : when she the son of Salmon, which was the son of was brought forth, she sent to her father in Naasson. Lu. iii. 32. law, saying, By the man whose these are am 5 Salmon.] Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz I with child : and she said, Discern, I pray begat Obed. Ru. iv. 21. Nahshon begat Salma, thee, whose are these, the signet and bracelets and Salma begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed, and staff. And Judah acknowledged them, and Obed begat Jesse. 1 Ch. ii. 11, 12 and said, She hath been more righteous than R achab.] And Joshua the son of Nun I, because I gave her not Shelah my son. sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, Ge. xxxviii. 24, 25, 26.

saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And And Phares begat Estom.] The sons of they went and came into an harlot's house, Pharez were Hezron, and Hamul. Ge. xlvi. named Rahab, and lodged there. Jos. ii. 1. 12. And the sons of Pharez were, of Hezron, But Joshua had said unto the two men that had the family of the Hezronites; of Hamul, the espied out the country, Go into the harlot's family of the Hamulites. Nu. xxvi. 21. Now house, and bring out thence the woman, and these are the generations of Pharez ; Pharez all that she hath, as ye sware unto her. And begat Hezron ; and Hezron begat Ram, and the young men that were spies went in, and Ram begat Amminadab, and Amminadab be- brought out Rahab, and her father, and her gat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon, and mother, and her brethren, and all that she Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed, had, and they brought out all her kindred, and Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David. and left them without the camp of Israel. Ru. iv. 18-22. The sons of Pharez, Hezron And Joshua saved Rahab the harlot alive. and Hamul. 1 Ch. ii. 5. The sons of Judah; Jos. vi. 22–25. By faith, the harlot Rahab Pharez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and perished not with them that believed not, Shobal. 1 Ch. iv, 1. (Boaz) which was the when she had received the spies with peace. son of Salmon, which was the son of Naasson, He. xi. 31. Likewise also was not Rahab which was the son of Aminadab, which was the harlot justified by works, when she had the son of Aram, which was the son of Esrom, received the messengers, and had sent them which was the son of Phares, which was the out another way. Ja. ii. 25. son of Juda. Lu. iii. 33.

Booz.) “ They” (the sons of Naomi") Aram. Hezron begat Ram, and Ram took them wives of the women of Moab, the begat Amminadab. Ru. iv, 19. The sons name of the one was Orpah, and the name of of Hezron that were born unto him ; Jerah- the other Ruth. And Ruth (after the death meel, and Ram, and Chelubai. 1 Ch. ii. 9. of her husband) said (to Naomi), Entreat me

4 Aminadab.) Amminadab begat Nah- not to leave thee, or to return from following shon, and Nahshon begat Salmon, Ram begat after thee, for whither thou goest I will go ;

And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat 6 Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias; And Solomon 7

and where thou lodgest I will lodge; thy xxiii. 1, 2. Ozem (was) the sixth (son of people shall be my people, and thy God my Jesse), David the seventh. i Ch. ii. 15. The God; where thou diest will I die, and there prayers of David, the son of Jesse, are ended will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and (contained in Ps. Ixxii.) Ps. Ixxii. 20. There more also, if ought but death part thee and me. shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots. Is. her daughter in law, with her, which returned xi. 1. And when "he" ("the Lord") had out of the country of Moab; and they came removed him (Saul), he raised up unto them to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley- David to be their king, to whom also he gave harvest. Ru. i. 4. 16, 17. 22. See Ru. ii. testimony, and said, I have found David the 3, 4.

Son of Jesse a man after mine own heart, Obed.] Jesse (in the genealogy of Christ) which shall fulfil all my will. Of this man's which was the son of Obed, which was the seed hath God according to his promise son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus. Ac. xiii. which was the son of Naasson. Lu. iii. 32. 22, 23.

6 Jesse.] Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse Solomon.] David comforted Bath-sheba his begat David. Ru. iv. 22. And the Lord wife, and went in unto her, and lay with said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn her, and she bare a son, and he called his for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from name Solomon, and the Lord loved him. And reigning over Israel? Fill thine horn with he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Beth- and he called his name Jedidiah (i, e. beloved lehemite, for I have provided me a king among of the Lord), because of the Lord. 2 Sa. xii. his sons. And Samuel (doing that which the 24, 25. These were born unto him (David) Lord spake) said unto Jesse, Are here all thy in Jerusalem, Shimea, Shobab, and Nathan, children? And he said, There remaineth yet and Solomon, four of Bath-shua, the daughter the youngest, and behold, he keepeth the of Ammiel. I Ch. iii. 5. These are the names sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send of his children which he had in Jerusalem, and fetch him, for we will not sit down till Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon. he come hither. And he sent and brought 1 Ch. xiv. 4. Of all my sons (said David), him in. Now he was ruddy, and withal of a (for the Lord hath given me many sons), he beautiful countenance, and goodly to look on. hath chosen Solomon my son to sit upon And the Lord said, Arise, anoint him, for this the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over is he ; then Samuel took the horn of oil, and Israel. 1 Ch. xxviii. 5. anointed him in the midst of his brethren. Her that had been the wife of Urias.] And the Spirit of the Lord came upon David David sent and enquired after the woman from that day forward. 1 Sa. xvi. s. 11, 12, (whom he saw washing herself, and who was 13. Now David was the son of that Ephrathite very beautiful to look upon). And one said, of Beth-lehem-judah, whose name was Jesse, is not this Bath-sheba the daughter of Eliam and he had eight sons. And Saul said unto the wife of Uriah the Hittite? And when him (David), Whose son art thou? And the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her David answered, I am the son of thy servant husband was dead (for David ordered Joab to Jesse the Beth-lehemite. 1 Sa. xvii. 12. 58. set him in the foremost of the hottest battle), Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan she mourned for her husband. And when (because David came not to the king's table), the mourning was past, David sent and fetched and he said unto him, Thou son of the per- her to his house, and she became his wife, verse rebellious woman, do not I know that and she bare him a son. 2 Sa. xi. 3. 26, 27. thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine Nathan spake unto Bath-sheba, the mother own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy of Solomon, saying, Hast thou not heard that mother's nakedness. For as long as the son Adonijah, the son of Haggith, doth reign, and of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not David our lord knoweth it not. Go, and be established. nor thy kingdom: wherefore get thee unto king David, and say unto him. now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall Didst not thou, my lord, O king, swear unto surely die. 1 Sa, xx. 30, 31. All of you (said thine handmaid, saying, Assuredly Solomon Saul to his servants) have conspired against me, thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit and there is none that sheweth me that my upon my throne ? Behold, while yet thou son hath made a league with the son of Jesse. talkest there with the king, I also will come 1 Sa. xxii. 8. Now these be the last words of in after thee, and confirm thy words. And David, David the son of Jesse said, and the Bath-sheba went in unto the king into the man who was raised up on high, the anointed chamber; and the king was very old, and of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalınist of Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the Israel said, The Spirit of the Lord spake by king. And Bath-sheba bowed, and did obeime, and his word was in my tongue. 2 Sa.sance unto the king. And the king said,

begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia ; and Abia begat Asa ; 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram 9 begat Ozias; And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat

What wouldest thou? And she said unto and king Asa built with them Geba of Benhim, My lord, thou swarest by the Lord thy jamin, and Mizpah. 1 Ki. xv. 8-22. The God unto thine handmaid, saying, Assuredly rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might, Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he and all that he did, and the cities which he shall sit upon my throne. Then king David built, are they not written in the book of the answered and said, Even as I sware unto thee chronicles of the kings of Judah : nevertheless, by the Lord God of Israel, even so will I in the time of his old age he was diseased in certainly do this day; then Bath-sheba bowed his feet. 1 Ki. xv. 23. See 2 Ch. xiv. 16. with her face to the earth, and did reverence 8 Josaphat.] Asa slept with his fathers, to the king, and said, Let my lord the king and Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead. live for ever. I Ki. i. 11. 13, 14–17. 28–31. 1 Ki. xv. 24. It came to pass in the third year For David's sake did the Lord his God give (after peace between Syria and Israel), that him (Abijam king of Judah) a lamp in Jeru- Jehoshaphat, the king of Judah, came down salem to set up his son after him. Because to the king of Israel" (" Ahab" seduced by David did that which was right in the eyes of false prophets to go against Ramoth Gilead to the Lord, and turned not aside from any battle). 1 Ki. xxii. 2. fc. Jehoram the son thing that he commanded him all the days of of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the in the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Hittite. 1 Ki. xv, 4, 5. For what the law Judah. 2 Ki. iii. 1. See 2 Ch. xvii.---XX. could not do, in that it was weak through Joram.] And Jehoshaphat slept with his the flesh, God sending his own Son in the fathers, and Jehoram his son reigned in his likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned stead. 1 Ki. xxii. 50. In the fifth year of sin in the flesh. Ro. viii. 3.

Joram, the son of Ahab king of Israel (JehoUrias.] Uriah the Hittite (one of David's shaphat being then king of Judah), Jehoram worthies) thirty and seven in all. 2 Sa. xxiii. the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah began 39. Uriah the Hittite (one of David's mighty to reign. 2 Ki. viii. 16. Joram “his" mem). Ch. xi. 41.

(" Jehoshaphat's") son, Ahaziah his son, Joah 7 Roboam.] Solomon slept with his fathers, his son, &c. 1 Ch. ii. 11, fc. See 2 Ki. xxi. 1. and was buried in the city of David his father, Ozias.] And all the people of Judah took and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead. Azariah, which was sixteen years old, and 1 Ki. xi. 43. And Rehoboam went to Shechem, made him king instead of his father Amaziah. for all Israel were come to Shechem to make 2 Ki. xiv. 21. 2 Ch. xxvi. 1. In the him king. 1 Ki. xii. 1. &c. Solomon's son twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam, king was Rehoboam, Abia (or Abijam) his son, of Israel, began Azariah son of Amaziah Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son, &c. 1 Ch. king of Israel to reign ; he reigned two and iii. 10. See 2 Ch. ix. 31. There are gath red fifty years in Jerusalem. And he did that unto "him" ("Jeroboam" the servant of Solo. which was right in the sight of the Lord ; save mon) vain men (said Abijah), the children that the high places were not removed. The of Belial, and have strengthened themselves Lord smote the king, so that he was a leper against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a Rehoboam was young and tender hearted, and several house, &c. 2 Ki. xv. 1-5. could not withstand them. 2 Ch. xiji. 7. 9 Joatham.] Azariah slept with his fa

Abia.] Rehoboam slept with his fathers, thers: and Jotham his son reigned in his and Abijam his son reigned in his stead. stead. In the second year of Pekah, the son 1 Ki, xiv. 31. In the eighteenth year of of Remaliah, king of Israel, began Jotham the king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over son of Uzziah king of Judah to reign. And Judah. 2 Ch. xiii. 1.

he did that which was right in the sight of the Asa.] Abijam slept with his fathers; and Lord : five and twenty years old was he when Asa his son reigned in his stead. And Asa he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen did that which was right in the eyes of the years in Jerusalem. Howbeit the high places Lord, But the high places were not removed. were not removed: the people sacrificed and And there was war between Asa and Baasha burnt incense still in the high places. He king of Israel, all their days; when Baasha built the higher gate of the house of the Lord. heard (that Benhadad, king of Syria, had 2 Ki. xv. 7. 32-35. Joram his (Jehoshahearkened unto king Asa, requiring him to phat's) son, Ahaziah his son, Joahs his son, break his league with Baasha) he left off Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham building of Ramah. Then king Asa made a his son, Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son. I proclamation throughout all Judah, and they Ch. iii. 11-13. Uzziah the king was a leper took away the stones of Ramah, and the unto the day of his death, and dwelt in timber thereof wherewith Baasha had builded, a several house, being a leper, for he was

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