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and the increase of the field, that ye fhall receive no more reproach of famine among the heathen.,

Zech. x. 1. Afk ye of the LORD rain, in the time of the latter rain, fo the LORD fhall make bright clouds, and give them fhowers of rain, to every one grafs in the field.

Pf. cvii. 9. He fatisfieth the longing foul, and filleth the hungry foul with goodness.

Heb. iii. 17. Though the fig-tree shall not bloffom, neither fhall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive fhall fail, and the fields fhall yield no meat; the flock fhall be cut off from the fold, and there fhall be no herd in the stall ;

Ver. 18. Yet will I rejoice in the LORD: I will joy in the GOD of my falvation.

Matt. iv. 4. Man fhall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

IV. Deliverance from WAR and ENEMIES.

Deut. xx. 4. The LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to fave you, Deut. xxiii. 14.

In war he fhall redeem thee from the fword.

Deliverance from War.

Job. v. 20. power of the Pf. lx. 12. Through God we fhall do valiantly; for he it is that fhall tread down our enemies.

2 Chron. xiii. 12. Behold GOD himself is with us for our captain.

Prov. iii. 25. Be not afraid of fudden fear, nor of the defolation of the wicked, when it cometh.

Ver. 26. For the LORD fhall be thy confidence, and fhall keep thy foot from being taken.

IS. xli. II. Behold all they that were incenfed against thee, fhall be afhamed and confounded: they

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fhall be as nothing, and they that strive with thee fhall perish.

Ver. 12. Thou shall feek them, and fhalt not find them, even them that contended with thee. They that war against thee fhall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

Jer. xxxii. 17. I will deliver thee in that day, faith the Lord, and thou fhalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid.

Ver. 18. For I will furely deliver thee, and thou fhalt not fall by the fword; but thy life fhall be for a prey unto thee, because thou haft put thy trust in me, faith the LORD.

Deliverance from Enemies.

2 Kings vi. 16. Fear not, for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.

2 Chron. xiv. 11. LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power.

2 Kings xvii. 39. The LORD your GOD ye fhall fear, and he fhall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.

Pf. xvii. 7. Shew thy marvellous loving kindness, O thou that faveft by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee, from those that rife up against them.

Pf. xxvii. 5. In the time of trouble he fhall hide me in his pavilion; in the fecret of his tabernacle fhall he hide me; he fhall fet me up upon a rock.

Ver. 6. And now fhall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me; therefore will I offer in his tabernacle facrifices of joy; I will fing, yea, I will fing praifes unto the LORD.

Pf. xxxvii. 32. The wicked watcheth the righteous, and feeketh to flay him.

Ver. 33. The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

Ver. 40. And the LORD fhall help and deliver them he fhall deliver them from the wicked, and fave them, because they truft in him.

Pf. xcvii. 10. He preferveth the fouls of his faints: he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Pf. cxii. 8. His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he fee his defire upon his enemies. Pf. cxviii. 7. The LORD taketh my part with them that help me therefore fhail I fee my defire upon mine enemies.

Pf. cxxv. 3. The rod of the wicked shall not reft upon the lot of the righteous, left the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Job viii. 22. They that hate thee fhall be clothed with fhame, and the dwelling-place of the wicked fhall come to nought.

Prov. xvi. 7. When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

If. xxv. 5. Thou fhalt bring down the noife of ftrangers as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the fhadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones fhall be brought low.

I. liv. 17. No weapon that is formed against thee fhall profper; and every tongue that fhall rife against thee in judgment, thou fhalt condemn. This is the heritage of the fervants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, faith the LORD.

Ver. 15. Whofoever fhall gather together against thee, fhall fall for thy fake.

Deut. xxviii. 7. The LORD fhall cause thine enemies, that rife up against thee, to be fmitten before thy face they fhall come out against thee, one way, and flee before thee feven ways.

Luke xviii. 7, 8. Shall not God avenge his own elect, that cry day and night unto him, though he bear

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As xviii. 10. I am with thee; and no man fhall fet on thee, to hurt thee.

Heb. xiii. 6. So that we may boldly fay, the LORD is my helper, I will not fear what man fhall do unto me, Pf. cxviii. 6.

Luke i. 71. That we fhall be faved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us.

Ver. 74. That he would grant unto us that we being delivered out of the hands of our enemies, might ferve him without fear.

Ver. 75. In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

V. From OPPRESSION and INJUSTICE.

Exod. xxii. 26. If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it to him by that the fun goeth down.

Ver. 27. For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: Wherein fhall he fleep? And it fhall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

Pf. xii. 5. For the oppreffion of the poor, for the fighing of the needy, now will I arife, faith the LORD: I will fet him in fafety from him that puffeth at him.

Pf. xxxv. 10. All my bones fhall fay, LORD, who is like unto thee? which deliverest the poor from him who is too strong for him; yea, the poor and the needy, from him that spoileth him.

Pf. lxxii. 4. He shall judge the poor of the people, he fhall fave the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppreffor.

Ver. 14. He fhall redeem their fouls from deceit and violence; and precious fhall their blood be in his fight.

Pf. cix. 31. He fhall ftand at the right hand of the poor, to fave him from those that condemn his foul. Pf. cxlvi. 7. Which executeth judgment for the oppreffed.

Eccl. v. 8. If thou feeft the oppreffion of the poor and violent perverting of judgment and juftice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth, and there be higher than they.

I. liv. 14. In righteoufnefs fhalt thou be eftablish-ed: thou fhalt be far from oppreffion, for thou shalt not fear; and from terror, for it fhall not come nigh thee.

VI. From SLANDERS and REPROACH.

Job v. 21. Thou fhalt be hid from the fcourge of the tongue; neither fhalt thou be afraid of the deftruction when it cometh.

Job xi. 15. Thou fhalt lift up thy face without fpot.

P. xxxvii. 6. He fhall bring forth thy righteoufnefs as the light, and thy judgment as the noon-day.

Pf. xxxi. 20. Thou fhalt hide them in the fecret of thy prefence from the pride of man: thou fhalt keep them fecretly in a pavilion, from the ftrife of tongues. Pf. lvii. 3. He fhall fend from heaven, and fave me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God fhall fend forth his mercy, and his truth.

I. li. 7. Hearken unto me, ye that Reproach. know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.

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