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(25.) The Land of (25.) Egypt was at Egypt, how remote so- length taken from the ever, was not to escape Mammalukes by the at laft.
Turks'; but not till che Year 1517, the Year that Luther's Reforma
tion began. (26.) This King was (26.) So does the also to possess all the Turk to this very Day. Treasures of Egypt.
(27.) The Algerines 827.) So, they are to and Arabians were to be the Grand Turk at this at his Devotion also. Day.
(28.) Yet was this (28.). So has the King to hear very disa- Grand Turk heard those greeable News from the ill Tidings many Years East.
from the Perfans on the
them. (29.) As also from
(29.) So did the Turk the North,
ill News from
402. 417. 428. 429:
448. 453. (30.) This King of
(30.) This the Turk the North was at length did, in a terrible Manto go out with great Fu- ner, at the Siege and ry to destroy many. taking of Belgrade, 1736.
(31.) This King of the (31.) This is juftly North is to plant his roy- and speedily to be exal Pavillion between the pected of the Turk. Mediterranean and Dead Seas, in a glorious holy Mountain of Judea.
(32.) Yet is he there (32.) This is justly and then to come to. bis and speedily to be exEnd, without any Means pected of the Turks : of avoiding it.
Till which Avoidance the Jews cannot peaceably settle themselves in their own Country of
Judea. (33.) There was to (33.) These Changes be a great Concussion of of supreme Rulers will, the Heavens, Hag. ii. I believe, foon verify 6-9, as in Isaiah, be- this Prediction. fore the Restoration of the Jews. I suppose it here means grea:Changes in the supreme Rulers of the World.
(34.) There were to (37.) These Changes be great Concussions of of subordinate Rulers the Earth, or great
or great will, I believe, foon veChanges of subordinate rify this Prediction. Rulers : Nor is there any Doubt but Changes in supreme Rulers will occasion Changes in those that are subordinate. (35.) There were to
These great be great Concussions on Concussions on the Sea, the Sea ; or, in the Lan- most obviously denote guage of our Saviour, terrible Storms
at Sea, The Sea and the Waves which we have had of roaring ; of which here- late Years ; beginning after.
with the prodigious Storm at Sea and Land, Nov. 27, 1703, and go ; ing on with that when Admiral Balcben
was lost, with about twelve hundred of his Men; that in the East-Indies, April 13 and 14, 1749, that in the West-Indies, or North Carolina, Oet. 7 and 8, 1749, and those about Cape Breton and Annapolis in the Years
Completions. 1747,1748,1749,befides many other the like Examples of late, well known in our News
Papers. (36.) There were to (36.) of these Earthbe great Concussions, or quakes, see already No. Earthquakes at Land. 7. prius, at large.
(37.) There were to (37.) These great be Concussions of all Convulsions, or ConcufNations, till the Elect of fions, have lafted already all the Nations, God's many Years, and have ancient chosen People extended in a Manner, the Fews, return into over the whole habitable Judea again.
Earth, and are likely to continue till the Resto
ration of the Jews. (38.) These Fews are
(38.) This Return of to rebuild their holy all the Twelve Tribes is House, or Temple of the great Hope of Israel, God, upon their Return, and this rebuilding of
their Temple is exactly and largely described by
Ezekiel, Chap. xl, & c. (39.) This holy House,
(39.) This perfectly or Temple, is to be a ve
agrees to Ezekiel's Dery glorious one, and a
scription of his Temple. dorned with Silver and Gold.
(40.) This Temple is (40.) This also perto be more glorious than fectly agrees with EzeSolomon's own Temple, kiel's Description. and to be the last, as that was the forft Temple at Jerusalem. (41.) Almighty God
(41.) This perfectly will give Peace in this agrees to Ezekiel's DeTemple by the Melliah, scription of his Temple, who will himself reside and the Messiah's foin it for ever. Nor does lemn entring into it, and this Circumstance
of abiding in it for ever,
Ezek. xlüi. giving Peace by the Meffiab in this Temple, pérmit us to apply these Predictions to Herod's Temple. When Christ came not to send Peace, but a Sword, Matt. x. 34, and after which he fent his Roman Armies, and destroyed that Nation, and burnt up their City, Jerusalem, in such a Manner, as no other Nation or City were ever destroyed.
(42.) Those that once (42.) As the Romans destroyed this Temple destroyed Herod's Tem.