This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ...overruled in providence that a name should be bestowed on the place pre-intimating the nature of the glorious events by which it was ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ...overruled in providence that a name should be bestowed on the place pre-intimating the nature of the glorious events by which it was afterwards to be distinguished. IT Had utterly destroyed. Heb. ntt"1TP ya'harimah, had made a curse, had devoted? IT Were among them. Had made alliance with them, had come over to their interest, had put themselves under their protecjtion, and so were entitled henceforth to dwell together with them in the country without being exterminated or disturbed.! 8. That they feared greatly. He il. because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty. 3 Wherefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, and unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and unto Ja and his people; from which it appears that under the term 'king' in the preceding vers? we are to understand also the people whom he represented. IT As one of the royal cities. Heb. roiasn "ns mas kea'/iath arai hammamlakah, as one of the cities of the kingdom. Not that it was actually a royal city, the seat of a king, but it was like one, being a capital city and having others subordinate to it, ch. 9. 7. dial. 'Asone of the cities of the kingdoms.' It was great, well inhabited, and well fortified, after the manner of those cities which served for royal residences. But they were undoubtedly a small but powerful republic, governed by elders, as we hear nothing here or elsewhere of their having a king. See on ch. 9. 3. 3. Wherefore Adoni-zedek sent. Because he was most exposed to danger, Jerusalem being only six miles from Gibeon, and midway between that and the camp at Gilgal, and because also he might have possessed some degree of precedency over the other kings mentioned. 4. That we...Read Less
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