Its teeming population has been swept away by the besom of Jehovahs wrath.
There the shechinah abode, the strange, unearthly sign of Jehovahs presence.
You put an end to all further negotiations for peace, and you rush on the thick bosses of Jehovahs buckler.
It was Jehovahs presence he had looked upon; it was Jehovahs own doings, making his covenant sure to him.
He heard no voice; he saw no living personal form: but that appearance before him was Jehovahs sign.
It had moreover its apparent sanction in Jehovahs destroying wrath against idolaters within and without the tribes of Israel.
Contemplate the firmament above us, the meet type of Jehovahs immensity; and mark the surprising loveliness which is there.
To sum it all up, Ishmael is quite capable of regulating his own conduct without Jehovahs help.
These as Jehovahs chosen people will hold the place of honor throughout all time.