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I. General Title of this Book.-II. Structure of the
Psalms.-III. Their Canonical Authority.-IV. Au-
thors to whom they are ascribed:-1. Moses.-
2. David.-3. Asaph.-4. The Sons of Korah.-5. Je-
duthun.-6. Heman and Ethan.-7. Solomon.-
8. Anonymous Psalms.-V. Chronological Arrange-
ment of the Psalms by Calmet.-VI. Collection of
of the Psalms into a Volume.-VII. The Inscriptions
or Titles prefixed to the different Psalms.-VIII. Pro-
bable meaning of the Word Selah.-IX. Scope of the
Book of Psalms.-X. Rules for better understanding
them.-XI. A Table of the Psalms, classed according
I. Title, Author, and Canonical Authority.-II. Scope.
-III. Synopsis of its Contents.-IV. Observations on
SECTION IV. On the Book of Ecclesiastes.
I. Title, Author, and Canonical Authority.-II. Scope
§ 5. On the Book of the Prophet Joel.
I. Author and Date.-II. Occasion and Scope.-
III. Analysis of the Book.-IV. Observations on its
§ 6. On the Book of the Prophet Micah.
I. Author and Date.-II. Occasion and Scope.-III. Sy-
nopsis of its Contents.-IV. Prophecies concerning
SECTION III. Of the Prophets who flourished near to
and during the Babylonian Captivity.
§ 1. On the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah.
I. Author and Date.-II. Occasion of his Prophecies.-
Different Collections of them.-III. Synopsis of their
Contents.-IV. Prophecies concerning the Messiah.
§ 2. On the Lamentations of Jeremiah.
I. Author, Date, and Argument of the Book.-II. Sy-
nopsis of its Contents.-III. Observations on its Style
I. Author.-II. Canonical Authority.-III. Structure of
the Poem-its Subject and Scope-the Song of Solo-
SECTION I. General Observations on the Prophets
I. The Prophetical Books, why so called.-II. Different
Kinds of Prophets mentioned in the Scriptures.-
III. Situation of the Prophets, and their Manner of
Living. IV. Mosaic Statutes concerning Prophets.-
Evidences of a Divine Mission.-V. Qualifications
of the Prophets.-VI. Nature of the Prophetic Inspi-
ration.-VII. Antiquity and Succession of the Pro-
phets.-VIII. Collection of their Writings, and Mode
of announcing their Predictions.-IX. Number and
§ 4. On the Book of the Prophet Daniel.
I. Author and Date.-II. Analysis of its Contents.-
III. Observations on its Canonical Authority and
Style.-IV. Account of the spurious Additions made
§ 6. On the Book of the Prophet Ezekiel.
I. Author and Date.-II. Canonical Authority of the
Prophecies of Ezekiel.-III. Their Scope.-IV. Ana-
lysis of them.-V. Observations on the Style of Eze-
SECTION IV. Of the Prophets who flourished after
the Return of the Jews from Babylon.