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that thou shalt put the blessing upon mount Gerizim, and the curse upon mount Ebal.

Deut. xxvii, 13. And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Josh. viii, 30, 33. Then Joshua built an altar unto the LORD God

of Israel in mount Ebal. And all Israel, and their elders, and of ficers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark, and on that side, before the priests the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger as he that was born among them: half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses, the servant of the LORD, had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.

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Judges vii, 24. And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.

Judges xvii, 1. And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah.

Judges xviii, 13. And they passed thence unto mount Ephraim, and came unto the house of Micah.

Judges xix, 1. And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim,

who took to him a concubine out of Beth-lehem-judah.

1 Sam. i, 1. Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite.

1 Kings iv, S. And these are their names: The son of Hur, in mount Ephraim.

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Jer. xxxi, 39. And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.

GERIZIM.

Deut. xxvii, 12. These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin.

GILBOA.

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1 Sam. xxiii, 19. Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himJer. iv, 15. For a voice declareth self with us in strong holds in the from Dan, and publisheth afflic-Wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshition from mount Ephraim.

Jer. xxxi, 6. For there shall be

a day, that the watchmen upon the mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise ye, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God.

Jer. 1, 19. And I will bring Israel again to his habitation,

mon.

Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, 1 Sam. xxvi, 1, 3. And the saying, Doth not David hide himself in the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon? And Saul pitched in the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon, by the

way: but David abode in the wilderness; and he saw that Saul came after him into the wilderness.

HERMON.

Ps. Ixxxix, 12. Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.

Ps. cxxxiii, 3. As the dew of

Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of

Zion.

HOR.

Num. xx, 22, 25. 28. And the children of Israel, even the whole Kadesh, and came unto mount congregation, journeyed from Hor. Take Aaron and Eleazar his son, and bring them up unto mount Hor: And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount. ....

HOREB

Exod. ii, 1. Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

1 Kings xix, 8. And he [Elijah] arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God.

LEBANON.

Deut. iii, 25. I pray thee, let me go over and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon.

1 Kings v, 14. And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month

they were in Lebanon, and two months at home: and Adoniram was over the levy.

Ps. xxix, 6. He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.

Jer. xviii, 14. Will a man leave the snow of Lebanon which cometh from the rock of the field? or shall the cold flowing waters that come from another place be forsaken?

MARS-HILL.

Acts xvii, 22. Then Paul stood

in the midst of Mars-hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.

MIZAR.

Ps. xlii, 6. O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.

MOREH.

Judges vii, 1. Then Jerubbaal, who is Gideon, and all the people that were with him, rose up early, and pitched beside the well of Harod: so that the host of the Midianites were on the north side of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.

MORIAH.

Gen. xxii, 2. And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt-offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

2 Chron. iii, 1. Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD at Jerusalem in mount Moriah, where the LORD appear ed unto David his father, in the place that David had prepared in the thrashing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

MOUNT OF THE AMORITES.

Deut. i, 20. And I said unto you,

Ye are come unto the mountain

of the Amorites, which the LORD our God doth give unto us.

MOUNT IN ZIPH.

1 Sam. xxiii, 14. And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph....

NEBO.

Deut. xxxiv, 1. And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho.....

OLIVES.

Matth. xxi, 1. And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto

the mount of Olives, then sent

Jesus two disciples.

Matth. xxvi, 30. And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Luke xix, 37, And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice, and praise God with a loud voice, for all the mighty works that they had

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called Olivet, which is from destroy them: and when they had Jerusalem a sabbath-day's jour-made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy ney. another.

PARAN.

Deut. xxxiit, 2. And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousand of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them.

Hab. iii, 3. God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. . . . .

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Gen. xiv, 6. And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness. Gen. xxxvi, 8. Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir. Esau is Edom. Deut. ii, 1, 5. Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness, by the way of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me; and we compassed mount Seir many days. Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot-breadth; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

And 2 Chron. xx, 10, 22, 23. now, behold, the children of Ammon, and Moab, and mount Seir, whom thou wouldest not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned from them, and destroyed

them not; And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten. For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir utterly to slay and

Ezek. xxxv, 2, 3, 7. Son of man, set thy face against mount Seir, and prophesy against it, And say unto it, Thus saith the Lord GoD, Behold, O mount Seir, I am against thee, and I will stretch out mine hand against thee, and I will make thee most desolate. Thus will I make mount Seir most desolate, and cut off from it him that passeth out, and him that returneth.

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to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.

Jer. iii, 14. Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion.

Jer. xiv, 19. Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? hath thy soul loathed Zion? why hast thon smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!

Jer. li, 35. The violence done to me and to my flesh be upon Babylon, shall the inhabitant of Zion say; and, My blood upon the inhabitants of Chaldea, shall Jerusalem say.

MOUNT OF BEATITUDES. Matth. v, 1. And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him.

MOUNT OF TRANSFIGURA

TION.

Mark ix, 2. And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.

AGAR.

Gal. iv, 24, 25. Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.

MOUNTAIN OF MYRRH. Çant. iv, 6. Uutil the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.

VALLEY S,
ACHOR.

Josh. vii, 24. And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them unto the valley of

Achor.

Isa. Ixv, 10. And Sharon shall be a fold of flocks, and the valley of Achor a place for the herds to

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Ps. lxxxiv, 6. Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

BERACHAH.

GERAR.

Gen. xxvi, 17. And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there.

GIBEON.

Isa. xxviii, 21. For the LORD shall rise up as in mount Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon.....

HEBRON.

Gen. xxxvii, 14. . . . . So be out of the vale of sent him Hebron and he came to Shechem.

HINNOM.

2 Kings xxiii, 10. And he defiled Topheth which is in the valley of the children of Hinnom, that no man might make his son or his daughter to pass through the fire to Moloch.

2 Chron. xxviii, 3. Moreover, he burnt incense in the valley of the son of Hinnom, and burnt his 2 Chron. xx, 26. And on the abominations of the heathen, children in the fire, after the fourth day they assembled them-whom the LORD had cast out beselves in the valley of Berachah; fore the children of Israel. for there they blessed the LORD: therefore the name of the same Berachah unto this day. place was called, The valley of

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2 Chron. xxxiii, 6. And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom. . . . .

Jer. vii, 31. And they have built the high places of Tophet, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire; which I commanded them not, neither came it into my heart.

Jer. xix, 2. And go forth unto the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is by the entry of the east gate, and proclaim there the words that I shall tell thee.

Jer. xxxii, 35. And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech. . . . . . .

JEHOSHAPHAT.

Joel iii, 2, 12, 14. I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people, and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land. Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about. Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.

JERICHO.

Deut. xxxiv, 3. And the south,

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JIPHTHAH-EL,

thousand, and took Selah by war,
and called the name of it Jok-
theel unto this day.

SHAVEH.

Gen. xiv, 17. And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.

SHITTIM.

Josh. xix, 14, 27. And the border compasseth it on the north side to Iannathon: and the outgoings Joel iii, 18. And it shall come to thereof are in the valley of Jiph-pass in that day, that the mounthah-el. And turneth toward the tains shall drop down new wine, sunrising to Beth-dagon, and and the hills shall flow with milk, reacheth to Zebulun, and to the and all the rivers of Judah shall valley of Jiphthah-el. flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.

KEZIZ.

Josh. xvili, xxi. Now the cities of the tribe of the children of Benjamin according to their families were Jericho, and Bethhoglah, and the valley of Keziz.

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MOAB.

SIDDIM.

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2 Sam. v, 20. And David came to Baal-perazim, and David smote them there, and said, The LORD Gen. xiv, 3, 8. All these were hath broken forth upon mine enejoined together in the vale of Sid-mies before me, as the breach of dim, which is the salt sea. And waters. Therefore he called the there went out the king of Sodom, name of that place Baal-perazim. and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of

Siddim.

SOREK.

JERICHO.

2 Kings xxv, 5. And the army of the Chaldees pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army were scattered from him.

JORDAN.

Judges xvi, 4. And it came to Gen. xiii, 10. And Lot lifted up pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, his eyes, and beheld all the plain whose name was Delilah.

SUCCOTH.

Ps. lx, 6. God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice: I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

ZARED.

Num. xxi, 12. From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared.

ZEBOIM.

1 Sam, xiii, 18. And another
company turned the way to Beth-
another
horon: and
company

Deut. xxxiv, 6. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchreturned to the way of the border unto this day. that looketh to the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.

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of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.

1 Kings vii, 46. In the plain of Jordan did the king cast them, in the clay-ground between Succoth and Zarthan.

MAMRE.

Gen. xviii, 1. And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre. . . . .

MOAB.

Num. xxii, 1. And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in the plains of Moab, on this side Jordan by Jericho.

Num. xxvi, 63. These are they that were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the children of Israel in the plains of Moab, by Jordan near Jericho.

Num. xxxvi, 13. These are the commandments and the judgments which the LORD commanded, by the hand of Moses, unto the children of Israel in the plains of Moab, by Jordan near Jericho.

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OFTEN REFERRED TO IN VARIOUS CONNECTIONS. Exod. xxxiii, 22. And it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will put thee in a clift of the rock, and will cover thee with my hand while I pass by.

1 Sam. xiv, 4. And between the passages, by which Jonathan sought to go over unto the Philistines' garrison, there was a sharp rock on the one side, and a sharp rock on the other side. ...

Job xix. 24. That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

Job xxviii, 10. He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing.

Isa. xxxiii, 16. He shall dwell on high; his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Jer. v, 3. O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.

Jer. xxiii, 29. Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Ezek. xxvi, 4, 14. And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will

also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock. And I will make thee like the top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.

Luke viii, 6. And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.

IMPORTANT USES.

Ecod. xxxiii, 21. And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a rock.

Num. xxiii, 9. For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills I behold him. . . . .

Job xxiv, 8. They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Job xxx, 6. To dwell in the cliffs of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.

Isa. xxxii, 2. And a man shall be as an hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place; as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.

ROCKS MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE. ADULLAM.

1 Chron. xi, 15. Now three of the thirty captains went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.

BOZEZ AND SENEH.

1 Sam. xiv, 4. . . . . and the name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Sench.

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Judges vii, 25. And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb: and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the wine press of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.

Isa. x, 26. And the LORD of hosts shall stir up a scourge for him, according to the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb; and as his rod was upon the sea, so shall he lift it up after the manner of Egypt.

RIMMON.

Judges xx, 45. And they turned and fled toward the wilderness unto the rock of Rimmon.

SELA-HAMMAH-LEKOTH. 1 Sam. xxiii. 28. Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David,and went against the Philis tines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammah-lekoth.

ZIZ.

2 Chron. XX, 16. To-morrow go ye down against them: behold, they come up by the cliff of Ziz...

FOR OBVIOUS REASONS, THE FREQUENT NAME OF GOD AND CHRIST. Deut. xxxii, 15, 18. . . Then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.

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