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VI. JUDGES OCCASIONALLY RAISED UP TO DE

LIVER ISRAEL FROM THEIR OPPRESSORS. OTHNIEL,

? I JEPHTHAH, ITTI EHUD,

SAMSON, SHAMGAR,

Eli, also high-priest, Deborah and BARAK, SAMUEL, a great prophet. GIDEON,

VI. KINGS OF ALL ISRAEL. Satt, 1 David, 1 1. SOLOMON. After the death of the latter the tribes revolted, and formed two separate kingdoms.

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mon. years.

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VIII.
KINGS OF 'ISRAEL.
Reigned

Reigned I JEROBOAM 17 12 JOASH 2 NADAB

13 JBKOBOAM II. 41 3 Barsha 24) An interregnum of 11 4 ELAH

14 ZechARIAH 61 5 ZIMRI

15 SHALLUM is 6 OMRI

16 MENAHEM 10 7 AHAB

22 17 PEKALAH 8 AHAZAIAH

18 РЕКАН

20 9 JORAM

An anarchy

9 10 JEHU

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19 Hoshta

2 11 JEHOAHAZ

In the reign of the last king, the ten tribes, of whick the kingdom of Israel consisted, were taken by the Assyrians, and carried away captive. The kingdom of Judah, composed of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, the Levites, and such remnants of the son tribes, es escaped the captivity, still subsisted under the government of the following monarchs from the death of Solemon.

IX. KINGS

years.

years.

12

17

16

16

3 'ASA

years.

2

15 AMON

IX.
KINGS OF JUDAH.
Reigned

Reigned I REHOBOAM 17

11 JOTHAM 2 ABIJAH

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12 AHAZ
41 13 HEZEKIAH

29 4 JEHOSHAPHAT 25 14 Manasseh

55 5 JORAM 6 AHAZIAH

16 JOSIAH 7. ATHALIAH 6 17 JEHO AHAZ

3 mon. 8 JO ASH

40 18 JEHOTACHIM! 11 yrs. 9 AMAZIAH 29. 19 JEHOIACHIN: 3 mon. 10 Uzziah

20 ZEDEKIAH

Il yłS. In the reign of the last king, the kingdom of fudah was subdued by Nebuchadnezzar, and carried away captive into Babylon.

years.

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X. KINGS WHO OPPRESSED ISRAEL AND JU-

DAH BEFORE THEIR CAPTIVITY. Pul, king of Assyria, whose kingdom was after-wards divided into three parts, viz. "Assyria, Babylong, and Media.:

KINGS OF ASSYRIA. TIGLATH:PILESER, SENNACHERIB, ISHAL MANESBR,

Esar-HADDON.. The ten tribes were subdued by Sennacherib, and carried away into a strange land by Esar-Haddon his

Several kings succeeded these, but we read nothing of them in Scripture tiil the reign of Nebuchad.. nezzar, who led the king and people of Judah into captivity, and also conquered Assyria, which was then added to the Babylonian empire.

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JORA AMOS, Hosea, Is AIAH, MICH, Vol. IV,

XI..
PROPHETS..

NAHUM;
HAB AKK OK;.
ZEPHANIAH;
Joel,
JEREMIAH.

There

These were sent, during the reigns of the kings of Judah and Israel, to warn them and the people to de. part from their sins, and to promise blessings to the faithful. JEREMIAH continued.

she return. DANIEL,

Zechariah, ed from the EZEKIEL,

captivity, OBADIAH,

the last of the

Malachi, HAGGAI,

prophets. These prophesied after the Jews were carried into captivity, till prophecy ceased. They comforted the people during their absence from their own land, and foretold their return, and the fate of various nations, also a great deliverance by the Messiah.

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XII.
KINGS OF BABYLON AND ASSYRIA, TO
WHOM THE ISRAELITES WERE

IN SUBJECTION.
NEBUCHADNE ZZAR,

NERIGLISSAR, Evil-MERODACH,

BELSHAZZAR. LABOROSO ARCHOD,

This last king was subdued by Cyrus king of Persia, who put an end to the Assyrian monarchy, and founded the Persian. He permitted the Jews to return to their own land, and be governed by their own law, but they were still dependent on Persia.

XIII.
KINGS OF PERSIA TO WHOM THE ISRAEL.
ITES WERE IN SUBJECTION AFTER

THE DEATH OF CYRUS.
CAMBYSES,

SOGDIANUS, SMERDIS MAGUS,

Darius NOTHUS, Darius HYSTASPES,

ARTAXERXES MNEMON,
Xerxes I.

ARTAXERXES Ochus,
ARTAXERXES LONGIMA. ARSES,
NUS,

DARIUS COPOMANUS.

This last king was vanquished by Alexander the Great, who put an end to the Persian monarchy, on the ruin of which arose the Grecian empire. After the death of Alexander this empire was divided into four kingdoms, Egypt, Syria, Asia, Macedon.

XIV. KINGS OF EGYPT, TO WHOM THE JEWS

WERE IN SUBJECTION IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE DIVISION OF ALEXANDER'S

KINGDOM. PTOLEMY Soter,

PTOLEMY EVERGETES, PTOLEMY PHILADEL. PTOLEMY EPIPHANES, PHUS,

PTOLEMY PHILOMETER. During the reign of the last king, the land of Judea was annexed to the kingdom of Syria.

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XV. KINGS OF SYRIA, TO WHOM THE JEWS

WERE IN SUBJECTION, Antiochus the Great, ANTIOCHUS EUPATER, 'ANTIOCHUS EPIPHANES,

Demetrius Soter. In the reign of this king the Jews made a league with the Romans, ALEXANDER BELUS, ANTIOCHUS SIDETES, Demetrius NICANOR, DEMETRIUS NICANOR, ANTIOCHUS THEUS,

restored. THYPHON,

In the reign of this.. king John Hyrcanus shook off the Syrian yoke.

XVI. ROMAN TRIUMVIRS ON WHOM THE JEWS

WERE DEPENDENT. Pompey the Great, OCTAVIANUS, called after. JULIU's CÆSAR, after. wards AUGUSTUS CÆ.

SAR, emperor. MARC ANTONY,

wards emperor,

XVII.
ROMAN GOVERNORS OF SYRIA, WHO OR.

PRESSED THE JEWS UNDER THE TRIUM.
VIRS,
GABINIUS,

CRASSUS.
The first set up a new form of government in Judea..
The latter plundered the Temple at Jerusalem.

XVIII..
HIGH PRIESTS OF JUDAH AFTER THE RE.

TURN FROM THE BABYLONISH CAPTI..
VITY.
JESHUA,

ELEAZAR;
JOIAKIM,

MANASSEH,
ELIASHIB,

ONIAs II.
JOIADAH,

Simon II.
JOHANAN,

ONIAS III.
JADDUA,

JASON,
ONIAS I.

MENELAUSYS
SIMON THE JUST;

ALCIMUS,

XIX.

PRINCES OF JUDAH, Raised up hy God, and miraculously assisted to protect the people from the cruel persecution of Antiochuss Epiphaces, and other tyiants, who atteinpted to dispossess them of their land, to which Divine goodness, kad restored them. MATTATHIAS,

SIMON
JUDAS MACCABEUS, John HYRCANUS.
JONATHAN,

XX,

KINGS OF JUDAH, Who forgetful that the LORD had given the inheritance

to David and his seed for ever, usurped the title of king, and reduced their country to a level with hean

then nations. ARISTO B.U.LUS,

HYRCANUS II.. ALEXANDER JANÆUS,

ANTIGONUS, ALEXANDRA,

Herod,
ARISTOB VLUS II.

END OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.
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