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  • proper n. The tenth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh; in some Bibles known as 2 Kings.

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  • 2 Samuel P. Ashe, Cumberland. presented the following resolution:

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  • (3: 14; 2 Samuel 15: 8) It ia highly probable that Geshur was a section of the wild and rugged region now called el-Lejah, still

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  • Genesis l.c.; (Exodus 24: 11; 2 Samuel 3: 12,20) Salt, as symbolical of fidelity, was used on these occasions.

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  • (1 Samuel 17: 34; 2 Samuel 17: 8) The Syrian bear, Ursus syriacus, which is without doubt the animal mentioned in the Bible, is still found on the higher mountains of Palestine.

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  • 2 Samuel P. Carson, of Burke. moved to add the following section to the bill:

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  • (1 Chronicles 18: 17; 2 Samuel 8: 18) + High priest at the time of Athaliah's usurpation of the throne of Judah, B.C. 884-878, and during the greater portion of the forty-years reign of Joash.

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  • At a later time the Jews used a threshing sledge called morag, (Isaiah 41: 15; 2 Samuel 24: 22; 1 Chronicles 21: 23) probably resembling the noreg, still employed in Egypt -- a stage with three rollers ridged with iron, which, aided by the driver's weight crushed out, often injuring, the grain, as well as cut or tore the straw, which thus became fit for fodder.

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  • (Genesis 43: 30; 2 Samuel 18: 33; Psalms 19: 5; Daniel 6: 10) The word chamber in these passages has much the same significance as with us, meaning the private rooms of the house -- the guest chamber, as with us, meaning a room set apart for the accommodation of the visiting friend.

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