When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“Pleasantness, one of the three sons of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh (1 Chr. 4:15).
The beautiful. (1.) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Gen. 4: 22). “(2.) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of “Solomon, the only one who appears to have borne him a son, viz.,” “Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21, 31).” “(3.) A city in the plain of Judah (Josh. 15:41), supposed by “some to be identified with Na’aneh, some 5 miles south-east of” Makkedah.
“Pleasantness, a Syrian, the commander of the armies of Benhadad” “II. in the time of Joram, king of Israel. He was afflicted with” leprosy; and when the little Hebrew slave-girl that waited on his wife told her of a prophet in Samaria who could cure her “master, he obtained a letter from Benhadad and proceeded with it” to Joram. The king of Israel suspected in this some evil design “against him, and rent his clothes. Elisha the prophet hearing of” “this, sent for Naaman, and the strange interview which took” place is recorded in 2 Kings 5. The narrative contains all that is known of the Syrian commander. He was cured of his leprosy by “dipping himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word” of Elisha. His cure is alluded to by our Lord (Luke 4:27).
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