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SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATIONS.—No. 230. GEN. x:rxV. nut Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died: and she wa« buried beneath Bethel under an oak." Savarv,speaking of theEgvplian women, says, When circumstances compel them to have re- course to a nurse, she is not looked upon as a stranger. She becomes part of the family, and passes the rest of her life in the midst of the children she his stickled. She is honoured and cherished like a second mother." So this Syria;i nurse conlinued until her de-ith with Rebe,kah s family, and was btfried with great solemnity of mourning: since the oak under which she was buried, was from that time distinguished by the name of the Olk of Weep- ing, ( jillunbuchulh.)—Harmer. (231.) GEX. xxxv. 20.—"And Jacob set a pillar upon Rachel's grave." "This monument of Rachel's is the first that We read of in Scripture. It was certainly standing when Moses wrote, as appears from litis verse and mention is made of it just before an I was anoiivted King, 1 Sam. x. 2. The Monument now shown for it, is a modern and Turkish structure for though the work is rude enough, a;) t without any ornament, yet the whole is as entire as if it had only been just made.—JVIaundrell•

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