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Ν Ο Τ Ε S
ON ALL THE
BOOKS OF SCRIPTURE,
FOR THE USE OF THE
PULPIT AND PRIVATE FAMILIES,
IN TOUR VOLUMES.
BY JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, LL. D. F. R. S. &e.
SI juxta apostolum Paulum Christus Dei virtus est;
JEROME IN ESAIAM
NOTES ON THE SECOND BOOK OF
K I N G S.
In the divifion of the citelve tribes on the
N the division of the twelve tribes on the aceeffion of Rehobuam, Edom, which had been cona quered by David, rcmained to Judah ; while Moab, together with all the countries to the East of Jordan, were fubject to the kings of Ifrael. On the death of Ahab the Moabites revolted, and became a powerful and independent nation.
2. He probably fell from the roof of his house by the parapet wall giving way. This deity is thought to have been one that was famous for relieving the country of Ekren from the swarms of fies, or mufquito's, to which, being in a hot and moilt situation, it was particularly fubject. The fame god might also be thought to have power over diseases, and on this account Ahaziah, who was addicted to heathenith superstitions, applied to him, VOL, II. A