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mony not diminished by the lapse of ages, I. 97, 98. Historical Jephthah proved not to have immolated his daughter, I. 411.
phecies, 273. Different collections of them, 272. Their chrono-
logical order, 273. Synopsis of their contents, 273—275. His
dibility of the Old Testament histories confirmed by testimonies style, 276. See Lamentations.
Testament, I. 41. Account of the biblical labours of, 275, 276.
and morals, I. 23. 25. His base conduct, 26. His involuntary filment, I. 129, 130. 458–462. Account of the Jerusalem Tar-
testimony in favour of the New Testament, 68.
Jewish Nation, predictions concerning, I. 123, 124. The rejection
the Old Testament, 52, 53 The sects, morals, and customs of
the Jews, as described in the New Testament, confirmed by pro-
prophecy, 260, 261. Analysis of its contents, 261. Observations 219–221. The miseries of the Jews during and subsequently
to the siege of Jerusalem, 460.
Jewish Writers, benefit of, in studying the Bible, I. 344–346.
228. In what age he lived, 228, 229. Scene of the poem of Job,
and morals, I. 2A, 25. His objection against the Pentateuch refuted, of the poem, 231, 232. Its argument and scope, 232–234. Spu-
vantage, 235. Synopsis of its contents, 235, 236. Idea of the
patriarchal theology, as contained in this book, 236, 237.
prophecy, ibid. Synopsis of its contents, ibid. Observations on
its style, ibid.
John (Saint), account of, II. 313, 314. Title of his Gospel, 313. Its
And of the
date, ibid. Its genuineness, ibid. Especially of John vij. 53. and
viii. 1–11., 315. Occasion and design, 315, 316. Analysis of its
contents, 316, 317. His Gospel a supplement to the other three,
318. Observations on its style, ibid. Coincidences between it
and his first epistle, I. 51, 52., notes. Genuineness and canonical
authority of his first General Epistle, II. 364. Its date, 364, 365.
To whom written, 365. Its structure, occasion, and scope, 365,
366. Synopsis of its contents, 366. Style, ibid. The question
concerning the authenticity of the disputed clause in 1 John v.
7, 8. considered, 366-376. Genuineness, authenticity, and date,
of the second and third Epistles of St. John, 376. The second
Epistle, to whom addressed, ibid. Its scope, ibid. The third
Epistle, to whom addressed, ibid. Its scope, ibid. Observations
on this Epistle, ibid. See Revelation.
Jonah, circumstance of his being in a whale's belly explained, I.
422 Scope and analysis of his prophetical book, II. 259.
authenticity of the Old Testament, 30. And to the accounts of
princes and governors, 79. Especially to the character of Jesus
Christ, 81. Vindication of the genuineness of that testimony,
463, 464. Importance of his writings as a source for ascertaining
various readings, 288. And in the study of the Scriptures, 346.
His silence respecting the slaughter of the infants by Herod ac-
counted for, 419.
215. Its argument, 215. Scope, 215, 216. Synopsis of its con-
tents, 216. Observations on it, ibid.
Josiah, prophecy concerning, I. 123, 124.
pel, I. 155. note 1.
ibid. Its date, 378. To whom addressed, ibid. Its occasion and
scope, ibid. Observations on its style, ibid.
chronology, ibid. Synopsis of its contents, ibid. Observations on
this book, ibid.
Judgment (future), doctrine of, not improbable, I. 160, 161.
emperor, testimony of, to the genuineness and
Judith, a pocryphal book of, II. 290.
authenticity of the New Testament, I. 47. And to the character
and conduct of Jesus Christ, 83. And of the first Christians, 85.
Justification, New Testament doctrine of, I. 150, 151.
of the New Testament, ibid.
Juvenal, testimony of, to the persecution of the Christians, I. 83.
Kant's theory of interpretation, unfounded, I. 323, 324.
I. 218, 219.
Ksoudcis, account of, in the New Testament, I. 214.
of his Epistle, ibid. To whom addressed, ibid. Its scope, 359, Kings (the two books of), II. 220. Their title, ibid. Author, 220, 221.
360. Synopsis of its contents, 360. Observations on its style, ibid. Argument and synopsis of the first book of Kings, 221. And of
the second book of Kings, 222. Observations on these books, ibid.
Korah (sons of), psalms inscribed for, II. 239.
LACTANTIUS, testimony of, to the genuineness of the New Testa: / Mark (Saint), account of. II. 304. Genuineness and authenticity of
ment, I. 42. ; and to the moral change produced by the cordial his Gospel, 304, 305. Its title, 304. Its date, 305. Occasion and
In what language written, ibid. Synopsis of its
contents, 305, 306. Examination of the question, whether Saint
lents of this book, ibid. Observations on the style and structure Style of his Gospel, 307.
Martial, testimony of, to the persecutions of the Christians, L. 83.
Martyrdom, how far a test of truth, I. 66.
Of the Pentateuch, a proof of its authenticity, 32. Of the New Masora, account of, 1. 201, 202. Estimate of its real value, 22.
See the ar- Massacre of the infants at Bethlehem, I. 419.
Matthai's system of recensions considered, I. 206.
date, 296, 297. In what language written, 297, 298. Genuine-
two chapters, 299–302. His Gospel, for whom writien, 302, 313.
narrative of the slaughter of the infants at Bethlehem vindicated,
33. Table or harmony of the entire Mosaic law, arranged under viour's genealogy and that of Saint Luke reconciled, 400, 101.
Medals (ancient), a proof of the credibility of the Scriptures, l. 88
Mediator, Scripture doctrine of the necessity of, confirmed by the
Megilloth, a division of the Jewish Scriptures, notice of, I. 213.
note 2. And of the Targum or Chaldee paraphrase on it, 263.
of words and phrases is to be retained, or given up, 356, 357. book of Job a poem of this description, ibid.
New Testament, I. 43.
MESSIAH, or The Christ, observations on the accomplishment of
prophecy concerning, I. 126, 127. 390—393.
MESSIAH, or THE CHRIST.
I. Prophecies in the OLD TESTAMENT, concerning the Messiah, and
time and place when and where he was to come, 127. 451. Thai
he was to be God and man together, 451. From whom he was
prophet, in the spirit and power of Elias, 451. That the Messiah
ness and authenticity of his Gospel, ibid. Vindication of its 451, 452. Predictions relative to his sufferings, death, resurrec.
ticular offices of the Messiah, as a prophet, priesi, and king, 153
they were to be inflicted, 129. 457, 458. His resurrection and
ascension, 457. The descent of the Holy Spirit on his apostle,
which were to precede, accompany, and follow the destruction
the second book, ibid. Of the third and fourth books, 293. Of 362. The works of nature, 362. The occupations, customs, and
arts of life, 363. Religion and things connected with it, itd.
Sacred history, ibid. Rules for the interpretation of them, 355—
the effect, 360. Of the subject, ibid.' Of the adjunct, 300, 36).
profane historians, I. 69, 70. Mutual duties between man and Michaelis (J. D.), notice of his system of recensions of the New Tes.
tament, I. 206.
Michtam, or Golden Psalms, II. 242.
of its uncorrupted preservation, I. 54, 55. Use of manuscripts Ministry of Christ, duration of, I. 321.
Miracles recorded in the Scriptures are proofs of their divine inspi.
1. 216. The rolled manuscripts of the synagogues, ibid. Rules dence from miracles, 94. Their design, 94, 95. The credibility
cation of our six criteria to several miracles related in the Old
wrought by Jesus and his apostles, 101. Their number, ind.
written, I. 221. Form of letters, ibid. Abbreviations, ibid. Co- before whom they were wrought, 102, 103. In what manner per-
illustrated, 384, 385.
Misna, account of, I. 344, 345.
Onkelos, Targum of, I. 262.
the Scripture prophecies, I. 120, 121.
Scriptures should be read, 187. In what order the books of the
Oriental Languages, remarks on, I. 188, 189.
and shown ic have no foundation, I. 408—414. Morality of the cimen of his Tetrapla and Hexapla, ibid. Observations thereon,
Olaheite, beneficial effects of Christianity at, I. 175.
ter of, as an historian, 59. Was not an enthusiast, 60. Was not
Parabolic Sense, I. 323.
Parallel Passages, or analogy of Scripture, importance of, I. 330.
Nature of them, ibid. Diflerent kinds of, ibid. Verbal parallel.
or poetical parallelisms, 331, 332. Rules for investigating paral-
And for employing parallel passages in
the determination of various readings, 288.
à priori, 382. Instances of it found in the Old and New Testa- 375. Parallel lines antithetic, ibid. Parallel lines constructive,
ism not confined to the Old Testament, 377. But proved to exist
Stanzas of six lines, 379. And of more than six parallel lines, ibid,
verted parallelisms, 379, 380.
Paralytic, circumstances of the healing of, I. 104.
liable to change, 402. Several names sometimes given to the Paraschioth, or ancient divisions of the Pentateuch, notice of, I. 213.
Part put for the whole.—Examples of, I. 371.
ment, I. 66.
and synopsis of its contents, ibid. Observations on the character 236, 237. And in the book of Genesis, I. 142, 143.
Patriotism, the duty of, taught in effect in the New Testament,
though not by name, I. 165, 166.
Paul (St.), account of the life and labours of, II. 321–325. Remarks
vations on the style of his writings, 326–329. Was intimately
acquainted with the Greek classic poets, 327. note. The genuine-
address to Felix illustrated, II. 327. Number and order of his
lar number put for the plural, 372. And a definite for an indefi. for studying them most advantageously, I. 393-395. Paul wrote
no other Epistles to the Corinthians than those now extant, 57, 58.
ibid. Types of the Messiah, 208, 209. note. Predictions of the several titles in this index.
nature of the Mosaic law, 32, 33. The united testimonies of Chris.
credibility confirmed by natural and civil history, 68–78. Refu.
38. Its argument, II. 203. How divided by the Jews, I. 213.
Scriptures refuted, I. 158-167. Inability to answer all such tion of the Septuagint Greek translation , ibid. For accounts of
objections no just cause for rejecting the Scriptures, 180, 181. the several books of the Pentateuch, see the articles Deuteronomy,
1. 349. Particularly for the interpretation of Scripture allegories, Differences between it and the Jewish Pentateuch, how ac-
counted for, 204. Samaritan version of it, ibid. Arabic version,
Persecution, not sanctioned by the Scriptures, I. 166, 167.
Propagation of Christianity, a proof of the credibility of the New
Examination of the difliculties attendant on the propagation of
Prophecy defined, I. 119, 120. Difference between the pretended
in Scripture, 120–122. Use and intent of prophecy, 122. On
the chain of prophecy, ibid. Classification of Scripture prophe.
tle, 361. To whom addressed, ibid. Whence written, 361, 362. and the settlement of the Israelites in Canaan, 122, 123. Moses's
Daniel, and Hosea, relative to the Jews, 124. Class II. Prophe-
against Judæa confirmed by one of the pyramids of Egypt, I. 89. the Jews, 124. Tyre, 124, 125. Egypt, 125. Eihiopia, ibid.
Its genuineness and authenticity, ibid. Occasion and scope of this ibid. Class III. Prophecies announcing the Messiah, his otħces,
atonement, death, resurrection, and ascension, &c. 126–129. 451
apostles, 129. Predictions of Jesus Christ concerning the fall of
of the Scriptures, ibid. His testimony to the genuineness of the 130–132. Refutations of objections from the alleged obscunty
of prophecy, 141. Prophecy, a standing miracle, ibid. Recapitui-
concerning religion, 1. 22–24. And morals, 25. Baneful etfects of Qualifications of the prophets, 255. Nature of their inspiration,
tions, 257, 258. Observations on the structure of the prophetic
The prophetical books, why so called, II. 153
Their number and order, 258. Tables of the prophets, according
General rules for ascertaining the sense of the prophetic writings,
concerning the Messiah, 391, 392. For analyses of the propheli-
writien, I. 318, 349. Examples of place, put for what is con- The Prophets," an ancient division of the Old Testament, I. 213
Prophetic Poetry of the Hebreus, I. 380.
of instruction, 370. Different kinds of proverbs :- Proverbial
373–376. Vestiges of the poetical style in the New Testament, ring in the New Testament, how to be interpreted, ibid.
Canonical authority, ibid. Authors to whom they have been
ascribed, ibid. Moses, 239. David, ibid. Asaph, ibid. The sans
mous Psalms, ibid. Chronological arrangement of the Psalms by
242. The hundred and fifty-first Psalm spurious, ibid. and nole.
phecy, I. 140. Remarks on some pretended popish miracles, 118, meaning of the word Selah, occurring in them, 213, 211. Scope
of the book of Psalms, 244, 245. Table of Psalms, strictly pro-
And of the New 'l'estament, 47. And to the character of the first ihem, II. 245. Table of the Psalms classed according their
Pseudo-Jonathan, Targum of, I. 203.
Punctuation of the New Testament, I. 214, 215.
Rules for it, 421, 427.
The uncorrupted preservation of the Old Testament proved from QUALIFICATIONS (moral) for studying the Scriptures, I. 186, 187.
New Testament, 315, 316. Classification of quotations from the
Old Testament in the New, 316. Qnotations in which the pre-
writers, considered, 1. 413--120. Supposed quotations from, in a spiritual or mystical sense, ibid. Quotations made in the way
of illustration, 316, 317. Quotations from the Old Testament,
apocryphal writers, ibid. And from profane authors, 318, 319
II. Quotations from the Scriptures, how made by the apostolical | Sclavonic version of the Scriptures, notice of, I. 279, 280.
fathers, I. 41. Force of their testimony, 45. The quotations of Scope, definition of, I. 339.
Its importance, ibid. Particularly in
sludying the epistles, 394. Rules for inves:igating it, 339, 340.
ing, 27. Proofs that none of the canonical Looks of Scripture
of Divine authority, and their authors divinely inspired, 93. (See
Authenticity, Genuineness, Christianity, Miracles, Prophecy, Doc-
tions.) A perfect rule of faith and practice, I. 186. Moral quali-
fications for the study of the Scriptures, 186, 187. In what order
they should be read, 187. Original languages of, 188—199.
in, 212–215. Ancient versions of, 261–280. Knowledge of the
order of time, authors, and occasion of each book, necessary to
I. 205. Account of the recensions of the Old Testament, 203. geography and antiquities, &c., 350–352. See Testament (Old)
Sense of Scripture, definition of, and general rules for investigating
Interpretation of the figurative meaning of Scripture, 355—358.
Of the spiritual sense, 382—384. Of the typical and symbolical
Different senses given to the same words in
Septuagint version, critical history of, I. 264–266. From what
Fully revealed in the Scriptures, 145, 146. 151. Believed by Job, Jews and early Christian fathers, ibid. Biblical labours of Origen
Testament, 193. Estimate of the real value of the Septuagint,
15, 16. Necessity of, shown from the state of moral and religious and note 6. Syriac version of Origen's Hexaplar edition of the
a revelation, 26-28. See Scripture, Testament, Old and New. Shechinah, notice of, II. 255.
arguments for its genuineness, 378—380. Internal evidences of Shemitish Languages, remarks on, I. 188, 189.
Signification of words, general rules for investigating, I. 324–326.
Sin, origin of, as related by Moses, confirmed by facts, and by his-
Sinai (Codex of), I. 203.
genuineness and authenticity, ibid. And of chapters xv. and xvi., Society, influence of Christianity on, I. 170, 171.
tributed to him, I. 57. See Ecclesiasles, Song of Solomon, Wisdom
Son, different significations of, I. 197.
Song of the Three Children, apocryphal book of, II. 292.
Structure of the poem, 250. Its subject and scope, 250, 251. A
nology, ibid. Author, ibid. Scope, ibid. Synopsis of its contents, Songs of the Steps, what psalms so called, II. 243.
Soul. See Immortality of the Sond, Transmigration.
Spiritual Sense of Scripture, nature of, I. 323. Vindicated, 382,
383. Rules for such interpretation, 383, 384. Cantions against
foundation, 1. 411–418, Seeming contradictions between them Spurious writings, criteria for ascertaining, I. 39, 40. None of these
criteria to be found in the New Testament, 39.
Prevalence of, among some modern heathen nations, 21. Abo- Erixou and Ero%946Tpoa, account of, I. 214, 215.
Style of the Old Testament, a proof of its authenticity, I. 31. And
also of the New Testament, 49. Examination of it, 194—196.
teuch, ibid. Differences between it and the Hebrew Pentateuch Subject, metonymy of, what, I. 359. Examples of it, 360.
Substantives used by the Jews in lieu of adjectives, 1. 197.
persecutions of the Christians, 83.
219. Argument, scope, and analysis of the First Book of Samuel, I. 20. and note 1.
Sunday, or Lord's day, observance of, a perpetual proof of the cre-
dibility of the New Testament, I. 67.
Susanna, apocryphal history of, II. 292.
Symbolical language of Scripture, remarks on, I. 387. Symbolic