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1 Sam. xiii, 6. When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed.) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.

1 Sam. xiv, 11. And both of them

discovered themselves unto the garrison of the Philistines; and the Philistines said, Behold, the Hebrews come forth out of the holes where they had hid themselves.

1 Sam. xxiv, 10. Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered thee to day into mine hand in the cave: and some bade me kill thee: but mine eye spared thee; and I said, I will not put forth mine hand against my lord; for he is the LORD'S anointed.

1 Kin. xviii, 4, 13. For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water. Was it not told my lord what I did when Jezebel slew the prophets of the LORD, how I hid an hundred men of the LORD's prophets by fitty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water?

1 Kin. xix, 9. And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there; and, behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and he said unto him, What doest thou here, Elijah?

Heb. xi, 38. (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Isa. il, 19. And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.

Jer. vii, 11. Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, saith the LORD.

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Ezek. xxxiii, 27. And they that be in the forts and in the caves shall die of the pestilence.

Matth. xxi, 13. And said unto them. It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves,

Rev. vi, 15. And the kings of the

earth, and the great men, and the and the mighty men, and every rich men, and the chief captains, bondman, and every freeman, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains.

CAVES MENTIONED IN

SCRIPTURE.

MAKKEDAH.

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ORDINARY DWELLINGS.

Num. xxxii, 24. Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth,

Deut. vi, 10, 11. And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly And houses full of all good things, cities, which thou buildedst not, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not.

Deut. viii, 12. Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein.

Isa. v, 8. Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay fleld to field, till there be no place, that

they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!

Isa. lxv, 21. And they shall build houses, and inhabit them..

Jer. xxix, 4, 5. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, unto all that are carried away captives, whom I have caused to be carried away from Jerusalem unto Babylon; Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

Amos iii, 15. And I will smite

the winter house with the sumhouses shall have an end, saith mer house; and the houses of ivory shall perish, and the great

the LORD.

HOUSE-CITY.
FOUNDATION.

Josh. vi, 26. And Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, and in his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.

1 Kings vii, 9-12. All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside toward the great court. And the foundation was of costly stones, even great stones, stones of ten cubits, and stones of eight cubits. And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars. And the great court round about was with three rows

of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.

1 Kings xvi, 34. In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho: he laid the foundation thereof in Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates thereof in his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Joshua the son of Nun.

Ezra iv, 12. Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.

PHYSICAL ALLUSIONS. Deut. xxxii, 22. For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.

2 Sam. xxii, 8. Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations of heaven moved and shook, because he was wroth.

Job xxxviii, 4, 6. Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof.

Ps. xviil, 15. Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils. Fs. xxiv, 2. For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

Ps. civ, 5, 8. Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever. They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them.

Matth. xiil, 35. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

Heb. iv, 3. For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

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Ps. lxxxii, 5. They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

Prov. x, 25. As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Isa. xxviii, 16. Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.

Isa. liv, 11. O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.

Lake vi, 47-49. Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house,

and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Rom. xv, 20. Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation.

1 Cor. iii, 9, 10. ... Ye are God's building. According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth there

upon.

the foundation of the apostles and Eph. ii, 20. And are built upon

being the chief corner stone. prophets, Jesus Christ himself

Heb. vi, 1. Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundaworks, and of faith toward God. tion of repentance from dead

Heb. xi, 10. For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

Rev. xxi, 14. And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

MATERIALS.

BRICKS, STONES, TIMBER. Gen. xi, 3. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

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Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us. Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, and take thence every man a beam, and let us make us a place there, where we may dwell. And he answered, Go ye.

And one said, Be content, I pray thee, and go with thy servants. And he answered, I will go.

Isa. ix, 9, 10. And all the people shall know, even Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, that say in the pride and stoutness of heart, will build with hewn stones: the The bricks are fallen down, but we sycamores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.

Amos v, 11... .... Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. . ..

Hab. ii, 11. For the stone shall out of the timber shall answer it. cry out of the wall, and the beam

ERECTION.

2 Sam. v, 11. And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David

an house.

1 Kings vii, 1. But Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

1 Kings ix, 1. And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do.

1 Chron. xiv, 1. Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.

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2 Chron. ii, 3. And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, Exod. i, 11, 13, 14. Therefore saying, As thou didst deal with they did set over them taskmas- David my father, and didst send ters to afflict them with their bur-him cedars to build him an house dens. And they built for Pharaoh to dwell therein, even so deal with treasure Pithom cities, Raamses. And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour: And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

Lev. xiv, 42. And they shall take other stones, and put them in the place of those stones; and he shall take other morter, and shall plaister the house.

Judges iii, 19. But he himself turned again from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand unto thee, O king: who said, Keep silence.

2 Kings vi, 1-3. And the sons of the prophets said unto

Exod. i, 21. And it came to pass, because the widwives feared God, that he made them houses.

Deut. xxv. 9. Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.

Ps. xxviii, 5. Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up.

Ps. cxviii. 22. The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

3. cxxvii, 1. Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it.

Prov. ix, 1. Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars.

the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper. Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my

glory may sing praise to thee, and Prov. xxiv, 3, 27. Through wis-sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; To the end that my not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for

dom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established. Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field and afterwards build thine house.

Luke xiv, 28-30. For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Luke xvil, 28. Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded.

Heb. iii, 3, 4. For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house. For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God.

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FORM.

WALLS.

1 Sam. xx, 25. And the king sat upon his seat, as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall: and Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.

2 Kings iv, 10. Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick: and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.

2 Kings xx, 2. Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, saying,

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Esth. i, 5. And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace.

Esth. vi, 5. And the king's servants said unto him, Behold, Haman standeth in the court. And the king said, Let him come in.

A PSALM OF DEDICATION. Ps. xxx, 1-12. I will extol thee O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me. O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the Luke v, 19. And when they pit. Sing unto the LORD, O ye could not find by what way they saints of his, and give thanks at night bring him in because of the the remembrance of his holiness. multitude, they went upon the For his anger endureth but a mo- housetop, and let him down ment; in his favour is life: weep-through the tiling with his couch ing may endure for a night, but into the midst before Jesus. joy cometh in the morning. And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall

were laid down, she came up unto them upon the roof.

Judges xvi, 25-27. And it camo to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for he made them sport: and they set Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and Samson said unto the lad that held him between the pillars. And him by the hand, Suffer me that I may feel the pillars whereupon the house standeth, that I may lean upon them. Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were upon the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport.

1 Sam. ix, 25, 26. And when they were come down from the high place into the city, Samuel comnuned with Saul upon the top of the house. And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, that Samuel called Saul to the top of the house, saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.

2 Sam. xi, 2. And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David upon the roof of the king's house: arose from off his bed, and walked and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

2 Sam. xvi. 22. So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

2 Sam. xviii, 24. And David sat between the two gates: and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate unto the wall, and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold a man running alone.

1 Kings vii, 2, 3. He built also the house of the forest of Lebanon; the length thereof was an hundred cubits, and the breadth thereof thirty cubits, upon four thereof fifty cubits, and the height rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars. And it was covered with cedar above upon the beams, that lay on forty five pillars, fifteen in a row.

2 Kings xi, 14. And when she looked, behold, the king stood by a pillar..

ROOF AND PILLARS. Cant. 1, 17. The beams of our Deut. xxii, 8. When thou build-house are cedar, and our rafters est a new house, then thou shalt of fir. make a battlement for thy roof, thine house, if any man fall from that thou bring not blood upon

thence.

Joshua ii, 8. And before they

of fine gold: his countenance is as lars of marble, set upon sockets Çant. v, 15. His legs are as pilLebanon, excellent as the cedars. Jer. xix, 13. And the houses of

Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

Isa. xv, 3. In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.

Jer. xlviii, 38. There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab, and in the streets thereof; for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD.

DOOR, PORCH, GATE. near to the steward of Joseph's Gen. xliii, 19. And they came house, and they communed with him at the door of the house.

his servant that ministered unto 2 Sam. xiii, 17, 18. Then he called man out from me, and bolt the him, and said, Put now this wodoor after her. servant brought her Then his bolted the door after her. out, and

1 Kin. vii, 6-8. And he made a porch of pillars; the length thereof was fifty cubits, and the breadth thereof thirty cubits: and the porch as before them: and the other pillars and the thick beams

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day at evening, being the first John xx, 19. Then the same day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace

Matth. x, 27. What I tell you in were before them. Then he made | be unto you.

darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.

Matth. xxiv, 17. Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his

house.

Mark ii, 4. And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.

Luke xii, 3. Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Luke xvii, 31. In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back.

Job ix, 6. Which shaketh the earth out of her place, and the pillars thereof tremble.

Job xxvi, 11. The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof.

P3. lxxv, 3. The earth and all the Inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selab,

Gal. ii, 9. And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision.

1 Tim. iii, 15. But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Rev. iii, 12. Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go

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art come in, thou shalt shut the
2 Kin. iv, 4, 5. And when thou
door upon thee and upon thy sons,
vessels, and thou shalt set aside
and shalt pour out into all those
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from him, and shut the door upon
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of the guard took Serafah the
2 Kin. xxv, 18. And the captain
chief priest, and Zephaniah the
second priest, and the three
keepers of the door.

Esther ii, 21. In those days,
while Mordecai sat in the king's
gate, two of the king's chamber-
lains, Bigthan and Teresh, of
those which kept the door, were
Wroth, and sought to lay hand on
the king Ahasuerus.

Esther v, 1. Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and king's house, over against the stood in the inner court of the king's house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the gate of the house.

Jer. xxxv, 4. And I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of

the door.

Matth. xxv, 10. And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went

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knocked at the door of the gate, Acts xii, 13, 14. And as Peter Rhoda. a damsel came to hearken, named And when she knew gate for gladness, but ran in, Peter's voice, she opened not the the gate. and told how Peter stood before

Ps. xxiv, 7. Lift up your heads, everlasting doors; and the King of O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye glory shall come in.

the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Ps. lxxxvii, 2. The LORD loveth

Prov. xvii, 19. He loveth trans

ression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.

turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed. Prov. xxvi, 14. As the door

Cant. v, 4, 5. My beloved put in and my bowels were moved for his hand by the hole of the door, him. I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock.

Çant. viii, 9. If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of silver: and if she be a door, we will inclose her with boards of cedar.

that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in. Isa. xxvi, 2. Open yo the gates,

1 Cor. xvi, 9. For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.

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came to Troas to preach Christ's 2 Cor. ii, 12. Furthermore, when gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord.

for us, that God would open unto Col. iv, 3. Withal praying also us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds.

Rev. iii, 20. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man

hear my voice, and open the door,; thresholds: for he shall uncover 1 will come in to him, and will the cedar work. sup with him, and he with me. Acts xx, 9. And there sat in a Rev. iv, 1. After this I looked, window a certain young man and, behold, a door was opened in named Eutychus, being fallen inheaven; and the first voice which to a deep sleep: and as Paul was I heard was as it were of a trum-long preaching, he sunk down pet talking with me; which said, with sleep, and fell down from Come up hither, and I will shew the third loft, and was taken up thee things which must be here- dead. after.

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Gen. xxvi, 8. And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.

Josh. ii, 15, 21. Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon

2 Kin. vii, 2. Then a lord on whose hard the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.

And those

Eccles. xii, 3. that look out of the windows be darkened.

Çant. ii, 9. My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.

Isa. liv, 12. And I will make the town wall, and she dwelt up- thy windows of agates, and thy on the wall. And she said, Ac-gates of carbuncles, and all thy cording unto your words, so be it. borders of pleasant stones. And she sent them away, and they departed: and she bound the scarlet line in the window.

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2 Kin. xiii, 17. And he said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. Then Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, The arrow of the LORD's deliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria: for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consumed them.

Jer. ix, 21. For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from without, and the young men from the streets.

Joel ii, 9. They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter

at the windows like a thief. Zeph. ii, 14. And flocks shall be down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations:

their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the

DIAL.

2 Kin. xx, 11. And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the LORD: and he brought the shadow ten degrees backward, by which it had gone down in the dial of Ahaz.

Isa. xxxviii, 8. Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it was gone down.

TENURE.

Lev. xxv, 29-31. And if a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it. And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the jubilee. But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country: they may be redeemed. and they shall go out in the jubilee.

Lev. xxvii, 14, 15. And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the LORD, then the priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it stand. And if he that sanctified it will redeem 48

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Judges iii, 23-25. Then Ehud went forth through the porch, and shut the doors of the parlour upon him, and locked them. When he was gone out, his servants came; and when they saw that, behold, the doors of the parlour were locked, they said, Surely covereth his feet in his summer chamber. And they tarried till they were ashamed: and, behold, he opened not the doors of the parlour; therefore they took a key, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was fallen down dead on the earth.

1 Kin. xx, 30. But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city; and there a wall fell upon twenty and seven thousand of the men that were left. And Ben-hadad fled, and came into the city, into an inner chamber.

1 Kin. xxii, 25, 39. And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see in that day, when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide thyself. Now the rest of the acts of Ahab, and all that he did, and the ivory house which he made, and all the cities that he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

2 Kin. iv, 11. And it fell on a day, that he came thither, and he turned into the chamber, and lay there.

2 Kin. vi, 12. And one of his servants said, None, my lord. O king: but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber.

2 Kin. ix, 2. And when thou comest thither, look out there Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brethren, and carry him to an inner chamber.

Esther 1, 6. Where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.

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