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THE HOUSE OF AMMON

WITH HIS ACTS AND

THE LORD'S JUDGMENTS

GEN. XIX:30-38—B. C. 1898

37 And the first born bare a son,

and called his name Moab: the 30 And Lot went up out of Zoar, same is the father of the Moabites and dwelt in the mountain, and unto this day. his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar: and he bare a son, and called his name

38 And the younger, she also dwelt in a cave he and his two Benammi: the same is the father daughters.

of the children of Ammon unto 31 And the first born said unto this day. the younger, Our father is old, and DEUT. II:16-19_B. C. 1451 there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner 16 || So it came to pass, when all of all the earth:

the men of war were consumed and

dead from among the people, 32 Come, let us make our father

17 That the LORD spake unto drink wine, and we will lie with

me, saying, him, that we may preserve seed of

18 Thou art to pass over our father.

through Ar, the coast of Moab, 33 And they made their father this day: drink wine that night: and the 19 And when thou comest nigh first born went in, and lay with over against the children of Amher father; and he perceived not mon, distress them not, nor medwhen she lay down, nor when she dle with them: for I will not give arose.

thee of the land of the children of

Ammon any possession; because I 34 And it came to pass on the have given it unto the children of morrow, that the first born said Lot for a possession. unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us DEUT. XXIII:1-6/B. C. 1451 make him drink wine this night

1 He that is wounded in the also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of stones, or hath his privy member

cut off, shall not enter into the our father.

congregation of the Lord. 35 And they made their father

2 A bastard shall not enter into drink wine that night also: and the congregation of the LORD: even the younger arose, and lay with to his tenth generation shall he him; and he perceived not when not enter into the congregation of she lay down, nor when she arose. the LORD.

36 Thus were both the daughters 3 An Ammonite Moabite of Lot with child by their father. I shall not enter into the congrega

or

tion of the LORD; even to their ZEPH. II:8-11-B. C. 630
tenth generation shall they not en-
ter into the congregation of the

8 I have heard the reproach of LORD for ever:

Moab, and the revilings of the 4 Because they met you not with children of Ammon, whereby they bread and with water in the way, have reproached my people, and when ye came forth out of Egypt; magnified themselves against their and because they hired against border. thee Balaam the son of Beor, of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse

9 Therefore, as I live, saith the thee.

LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 5 Nevertheless the LORD thy God Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, would not hearken unto Balaam; and the children of Ammon as Gobut the LORD thy God turned the morrah, even the breeding of netcurse into a blessing unto thee, be- tles and salt pits, and a perpetual cause the LORD thy God loved desolation; the residue of my peothee.

ple shall spoil them, and the rem6 Thou shalt not seek their nant of my people shall possess peace nor their prosperity all thy them. days for ever.

10 This shall they have for their AMOS I:13-15_B. C. 787

pride, because they have

proached and magnified them13 | Thus saith the LORD, Forselves against the people of the three transgressions of the children Lord of hosts. of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof;

11 The Lord will be terrible unbecause they have ripped up the to them; for he will famish all the women with child of Gilead, that gods of the earth; and men shall they might enlarge their border. worship him, every one from his

place, even all the isles of the 14 But I will kindle a fire in the

heathen. wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with

JER. XLIX:1-6/B. C. 600 shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirl- 1 Concerning the Ammonites, wind:

thus saith the LORD; Hath Israel 15 And their king shall go into no sons? Hath he no heir? why captivity, he and his princes to- then doth their king inherit Gad, gether, saith the Lord.

and his people dwell in his cities?

re

2 Therefore behold, the days EZEK. XXI:28-32—B. C. 593 come, saith the Lord, that I will

28 | And thou, son of man, cause an alarm of war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and Lord God concerning the Ammon

prophesy and say, Thus saith the it shall be a desolate heap, and her ites, and concerning their redaughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel be heir unto proach; even say thou, The sword,

the sword is

is drawn for the them that were his heirs, saith the LORD.

slaughter it is furbished, to con

sume because of the glittering: 3 Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is

29 Whiles they see vanity unto spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; la- thee, whiles they divine a lie unto ment, and run to and fro by the thee, to bring thee upon the necks hedges; for their king shall go

of them that are slain, of the wickinto captivity, and his priests and ed, whose day is come, when their his princes together.

iniquity shall have an end.

30 Shall I cause it to return into 4 Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, o his sheath? I will judge thee in the backsliding daughter? that trust-i place where thou wast created, in ed in her treasures, saying, Who the land of thy nativity. shall come unto me?

31 And I will pour out mine in5 Behold, I will bring a fear dignation upon thee, I will blow upon thee, saith the Lord God of against thee in the fire of my hosts, from all those that be about wrath, and deliver thee into the thee; and ye shall be driven out hand of brutish men, and skilful every man right forth; and none to destroy. shall gather up him that wander- * 32 Thou shalt be for fuel to the eth.

fire; thy blood shall be in the 6 And afterward I will bring midst of the land; thou shalt be again the captivity of the children no more remembered: for the of Ammon, saith the LORD. LORD have spoken it. *Ezek. 21:32—“. Thou shalt be no more remembered for I the Lord have spoken it." Ezek. 25:10—“... That the Ammonite may not be remembered among the nations.” Doubled.

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