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Q. What will be the effect of this upon the world ?
A. The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the

leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the
calf and the young lion, and the fatling to-
gether; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa, xi, 6. Q. What does this mean? A. That wars and contentions shall cease, and

that peace and piety shall prevail. Q. What does he say of the children in these times ? 4. All thy children shall be taught of the Lord,

and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Isa. liv, 13. Q. Concerning the destruction of what noted city did he

prophesy? A Babylon. Q. Where was it situated ? X. On the river Euphrates. Q. What was its state while Isaiah was living ? A. It was one of the largest and strongest cities

in the world. Q. By whom did he say it should be destroyed ? A. By Cyrus. Isa. xlv, 1. Q. What should dwell where it stood ? A. Wild beasts of the desert. Isa. xiii, 21. Q. Has this been fulfilled ? A. It has. Q. Who was Jeremiah ? A. He was the son of Hilkiah the priest. Jer.

i, 1. Q. When did he prophesy? Ă. Between five and six hundred years before


Q. Why is he sometimes called the weeping prophet?
A. Because his prophecy is full of sorrow over

the sips of his people. Q. How does he express his grief on this account? A. O that my head were waters, and mine eyes

a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my

people! Jer. ix, 1. Q. Of what does he prophesy? A. Of the ruin of the Jewish nation: Q. How were the chiefs of the Jews affected by these pro

phecies? A. They were enraged against Jeremiah, and

put him in prison. Jer. xxxvii, 6. Q. What did Jeremiah live to see? A. The fulfillment of his prophecies in the de

struction of Jerusalem." Q. What became of Jeremiah ? A. He went with the remnant of the Jews who fled into Egypt, after the destruction of Jeru

salem, and died there. Q. What is the common tradition about his death? Ă. That he was killed by the Jews for rebuking

their idolatries. Q. What is the meaning of the name Ezekiel ? A. Strength of God. Q. Where did he prophesy ? A. In Chaldea. Q. How came he there? A. He was carried thither by Nebuchadnezzar

as a captive. Q. What was the office of Ezekiel ? A. He was a priest. Ezek. i, 3.

Q. Where did he receive the word of the Lord ?
A. By the river Chebar.
2. Of what was this a branch?
A. Of the Euphrates.
Q. What does this prophef foretell ?
A. The calamities of his own nation, and the

ruin of many other nations and cities.

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Question. What four young Hebrew princes were carried

away as captives by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylon ? Answer. Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Aza

riah. Dan. i, 6. Q. Into whose charge were they given ? A. Ashpenaz, an officer of the palace. Dan.

i, 3. Q. What was the appearance and character of the youths ? A. They were well-favored and intelligent. Dan.

i, 4. Q. What other names were given to them? A. Daniel was called Belteshazzar, and the other

three, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Dan. i, 7. Q. What were they taught? Ă. The Chaldean language. Dan. i, 4. Q. What did the king appoint them? A. A portion of meat and of wine from his own table. Dan. i, 5.

Q. What request did Daniel make of Ashpenaz?
A. That they might not be forced to eat the

meat and drink the wine that the king pro

vided. Dan. i, 8. Q. How did Ashpenaz regard Daniel ? Å. He loved him tenderly. Dan. i, 9. Q. Of what was Ashpenaz afraid ? A. That if they did not eat the meat, and drink

the wine, they would look poor, and the king

would be angry. Dan. i, 10. Q. What did Daniel still desire ? A. That he would try him ten days, and mark

the effects. Dan. i, 12. Q. What did Daniel desire to eat and drink? A. Vegetables and pure water. Q. What was the result of the experiment? A. Their countenances appeared fairer and fatter

than all the children who ate the king's meat.

Dan. i, 15. Q. What did God give to these four young men? A. Knowledge and skill in all learning. Dan.

i, 17. Q. Where were they brought at the end of three years? A. Into the presence of King Nebuchadnezzar,

Dan. i, 18. Q. What did he find concerning them? Ă. There were none of the young men before

him to compare with these four Hebrews.

Dan. i, 19. Q. What happened in the second year of the reign of Ne

buchadnezzar? A. He was troubled with a dream. Dan. ii, 1. Q. Whom did he call together? A. His magicians and astrologers. Dan. ii, 2.

Q. For what purpose ?
A. To make known unto him his dream. Dan.

ii, 3. Q. What did they answer the king ? A. That there was not a man on the earth who

could tell the king what his dream was. Dan.

ii, 10. Q. What did the king say should be done with them if they

could not do it? A. They should be put to death. Dan. ii, 5. Q. When Daniel heard this, what did he request ? A. That he might have time, and he would show

the king his dream. Dan. ii, 16. Q. What did Daniel desire his companions to do? A. To pray to the God of heaven, that He might

reveal it to him. Dan. ii, 18. Q. How was the secret revealed ? A. In a night vision. Dan. ii, 19. Q. What did Daniel do when the secret came to him? X. He blessed the God of heaven, and gave

thanks to him. Q. How was the king affected when Daniel told him the

dream? A. He fell upon his face, and worshiped Daniel.

Dan. ii, 46. Q. What did he say of Daniel's God? A. Of a truth, your God is a God of gods, and

a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets.

Dan. ii, 47. Q. What did the king do for Daniel ? A. He made him a great man, and ruler over

the whole province of Babylon. Dan. ii, 48.

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