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The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xi. i.)  
 
The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xi. i.)  
  
<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND when Athaliah, 1 the mother of Ahaziah, saw that her son was dead, she arose, and destroyed all
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND when Athaliah, <ref>Daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, wife of Jehoram, King of Judah, sister of the King of Israel of the same name, and mother of Ahaziah, King of Judah, who was killed by Jehu at Jezreel, along with his uncle Jehoram.
 
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</ref> the mother of Ahaziah, saw that her son was dead, she arose, and destroyed all the seed royal. But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash, the son of Ahaziah, and stole him out of the chamber from among the King's sons which were slain, and his nurse with him, and hid him from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. And he was with her, hid, in the house of the Lord, six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.
1 Daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, wife of Jehoram, King of Judah, sister of the King of Israel of the same name, and mother of Ahaziah, King of Judah, who was killed by Jehu at Jezreel, along with his uncle Jehoram.
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the seed royal. But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash, the son of Ahaziah, and stole him out of the chamber from among the King's sons which were slain, and his nurse with him, and hid him from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. And he was with her, hid, in the house of the Lord, six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND in the seventh year Jehoiada sent, 1 and fetched the rulers over hundreds, and the men of war, and brought them to him into the house of the Lord, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the Lord, and showed them the King's son, and commanded them, saying : This is the thing that ye shall do ; a third part of you shall enter in on the Sabbath, and shall even be keepers of the watch of the King's house ; and a third part shall be at the gate of Sur ; and a third 2 part at the gate behind the dwelling of the keepers of the shields ; 3 so shall ye keep the watch of the house of Massakh. 4 And the two parts of you that go forth on the Sabbath, they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD round about the King. 5
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND in the seventh year Jehoiada sent, <ref>The High Priest.</ref> and fetched the rulers over hundreds, and the men of war, and brought them to him into the house of the Lord, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the Lord, and showed them the King's son, and commanded them, saying : This is the thing that ye shall do ; a third   part of you shall enter in on the Sabbath, and shall even be keepers of the watch of the King's house ; and a third part shall be at the gate of Sur ; and a third <ref>Supposed by some ancient commentators to be the eastern gate, but Jonathan ben Uzziel calls it " the gate of the heroes."</ref> part at the gate behind the dwelling of the keepers of the shields ; <ref>These were three hundred brazen shields made by Jehoram, in place of as many of gold presented by Solomon to the Temple, and which were carried by their keepers before the sovereign when he attended public worship in state. Kings xiv. 26-28. The Royal entrance, where they were kept, was on the western side of the Temple.</ref> so shall ye keep the watch of the house of Massakh. <ref>Perhaps a proper name. Jonathan ben Uzziel, however, "from being in any way neglected."</ref> And the two parts of you that go forth on the Sabbath, they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD round about the King. <ref>Viz., at the gates of the Temple, as opposed to those within, close about the King's lodging.</ref>
  
 
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The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xii. i.)  
 
The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xii. i.)  
  
<span class="dropcap">I</span>N the seventh year of Jehu, Joash began to reign ; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his  
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<span class="dropcap">I</span>N the seventh year of Jehu, Joash began to reign ; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zibiah, of Beersheba.
 
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1 The High Priest.
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2 Supposed by some ancient commentators to be the eastern gate, but Jonathan ben Uzziel calls it " the gate of the heroes." "^ These were three hundred brazen shields made by Jehoram, in place of as many of gold presented by Solomon to the Temple, and which were carried by their keepers before the sovereign when he attended public worship in state. 3 Kings xiv. 26-28. The Royal entrance, where they were kept, was on the western side of the Temple.
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4 Perhaps a proper name. Jonathan ben Uzziel, however, "from being in any way neglected." 5 Viz., at the gates of the Temple, as opposed to those within, close about the King's lodging.
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mother's name was Zibiah, of Beersheba.
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And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, all his days wherein Jehoiada the Priest instructed him. Nevertheless, he took not away the high places ; for the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.
 
And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, all his days wherein Jehoiada the Priest instructed him. Nevertheless, he took not away the high places ; for the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.
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'''Second Lesson.'''
 
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND Joash said to the Priests : All the [redemption]-money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the Lord by every one that passeth, the money that one offereth for the redemption of his own soul, 1 and the money that any man out of his own heart and free-will bringeth into the temple of the Lord, let the Priests collect in the order of their course, and let them repair the breaches of the house, whereinsoever anything be found that hath need to be repaired.
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND Joash said to the Priests : All the [redemption]-money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the Lord by every one that passeth, the money that one offereth for the redemption of his own soul, <ref>In Lev. xxvii. there are regulations for assessing the value of different things, from men downward, which have been vowed and are to be redeemed.</ref> and the money that any man out of his own heart and free-will bringeth into the temple of the Lord, let the Priests collect in the order of their course, and let them repair the breaches of the house, whereinsoever anything be found that hath need to be repaired.
  
 
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<span class="dropcap">B</span>UT it was so that unto the three-and-twentieth year of King Joash the Priests had not repaired the breaches of the Temple. Then King Joash called for Jehoiada the High Priest, and for the Priests, and said unto them : Why repair ye not the breaches of the Temple ? Now, therefore, receive no more money in the order of your courses, but deliver it for the repairing of the Temple. So the Priests were forbidden to receive any more money of the people, or to repair the Temple. 2
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<span class="dropcap">B</span>UT it was so that unto the three-and-twentieth year of King Joash the Priests had not repaired the breaches of the Temple. Then King Joash called for Jehoiada the High Priest, and for the Priests, and said unto them : Why repair ye not the breaches of the Temple ? Now, therefore, receive no more money in the order of your courses, but deliver it for the repairing of the Temple. So the Priests were forbidden to receive any more money of the people, or to repair the Temple. <ref>A collecting box, with a hole in the lid, was put near the altar, and the money put there ; and finally the restorations were effected.</ref>
  
 
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The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xiii. 14.)  
 
The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xiii. 14.)  
  
<span class="dropcap">N</span>OW Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died. And Joash, 3 the King of Israel, came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said : O my father ! my father ! the chariot of Israel and the horsemen thereof! And Elisha said unto him : Take bow and arrows. And he took unto him bow and arrows. And he said to the King of Israel : Put thine hand upon the bow. And he put his hand upon it ; and Elisha put his hands upon the King's hands, and said : Open the window eastward.
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<span class="dropcap">N</span>OW Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died. And Joash, <ref>To be carefully distinguished from the contemporary King of Judah of the same name.</ref> the King of Israel, came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said : O my father ! my father ! the chariot of Israel and the horsemen thereof! And Elisha said unto him : Take bow and arrows. And he took unto him bow and arrows. And he said to the King of Israel : Put thine hand upon the bow. And he put his hand upon it ; and Elisha put his hands upon the King's hands, and said : Open the window eastward.
  
 
And he opened it ; and Elisha said : Shoot. And he shot. And Elisha said : The arrow of the Lord's deliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria, for thou shalt smite Syria in Aphek, till thou have consumed it.
 
And he opened it ; and Elisha said : Shoot. And he shot. And Elisha said : The arrow of the Lord's deliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria, for thou shalt smite Syria in Aphek, till thou have consumed it.
 
1 In Lev. xxvii. there are regulations for assessing the value of different things, from men downward, which have been vowed and are to be redeemed.
 
 
. 2 A collecting box, with a hole in the lid, was put near the altar, and the money put there ; and finally the restorations were effected.
 
 
3 To be carefully distinguished from the contemporary King of Judah of the same name.
 
 
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The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xvii. 6.)  
 
The Lesson is taken from the Fourth Book of Kings (xvii. 6.)  
  
<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND in the ninth year of Hoshea, 1 the King of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah, and in Habor, by the river of Gozan, in the cities of the Medes. For so it was, that the children of Israel had sinned against the Lord their God, Which had brought them up out of the land of Egypt, from under the hand of Pharaoh, King of Egypt, and had worshipped other gods, and walked in the ways of the heathen, whom the Lord had destroyed before the children of Israel, and the kings of Israel, because they did such things. And the children of Israel provoked the LORD their God with froward words, and built them high places in all their cities.
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND in the ninth year of Hoshea, <ref>The last King of Israel.</ref> the King of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah, and in Habor, by the river of Gozan, in the cities of the Medes. For so it was, that the children of Israel had sinned against the Lord their God, Which had brought them up out of the land of Egypt, from under the hand of Pharaoh, King of Egypt, and had worshipped other gods, and walked in the ways of the heathen, whom the Lord had destroyed before the children of Israel, and the kings of Israel, because they did such things. And the children of Israel provoked the LORD their God with froward words, and built them high places in all their cities.
  
 
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<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND the Lord testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the Prophets, and by all the Seers, saying : Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep My commandments and My statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the Prophets.
 
<span class="dropcap">A</span>ND the Lord testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the Prophets, and by all the Seers, saying : Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep My commandments and My statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the Prophets.
  
Notwithstanding, they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, that willed not to obey the Lord their  
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Notwithstanding, they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, that willed not to obey the Lord their God. And they rejected His statutes, and His covenant that He made with their fathers, and His testimonies which He testified against them ; and they followed vanities, and did foolishly.
 
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God. And they rejected His statutes, and His covenant that He made with their fathers, and His testimonies which He testified against them ; and they followed vanities, and did foolishly.
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<span class="dropcap">W</span>HEREFORE they sent unto the King of Assyria, and said : The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the god of the land ; therefore [the Lord 1] hath sent lions among" them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the god of the land.
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<span class="dropcap">W</span>HEREFORE they sent unto the King of Assyria, and said : The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the god of the land ; therefore [the Lord <ref>Not in the Hebrew.</ref>] hath sent lions among" them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the god of the land.
  
 
Then the King of Assyria commanded, saying : Carry thither one of the Priests whom ye brought from thence ; and let him go and dwell with them, and let him teach them the manner of the god of the land.
 
Then the King of Assyria commanded, saying : Carry thither one of the Priests whom ye brought from thence ; and let him go and dwell with them, and let him teach them the manner of the god of the land.
 
1 Not in the Hebrew.
 
 
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<span class="dropcap">I</span>N the third year of Hoshea, son of Elah, King of Israel, Hezekiah, the son of Ahaz, King of Judah, began to reign. Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Abi, the daughter of Zachariah.
 
<span class="dropcap">I</span>N the third year of Hoshea, son of Elah, King of Israel, Hezekiah, the son of Ahaz, King of Judah, began to reign. Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Abi, the daughter of Zachariah.
  
And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father did. He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made, for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it ; and he called it Nehushtan. 1 He trusted in the Lord God of Israel.
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And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father did. He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made, for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it ; and he called it Nehushtan. <ref>A piece of brass.</ref> He trusted in the Lord God of Israel.
  
 
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====VESPERS.====
 
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''Antiphon at the Song of the Blessed Virgin.''  2 I beseech Thee, O Lord, * remember now how I have walked before Thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in Thy sight.
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''Antiphon at the Song of the Blessed Virgin.''  <ref>xx. 3.</ref> I beseech Thee, O Lord, * remember now how I have walked before Thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in Thy sight.
  
 
''Prayer from the succeeding Lauds.''
 
''Prayer from the succeeding Lauds.''
 
1 A piece of brass.
 
 
2 xx. 3.
 
 
  
  
 
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