Troph'-i-mus, well educated, or brought up.
Try-phe'-na, delicious, delicate.
Try-pho'-sa, thrice, shining.
Tych-i-cus, casual happening.
Ty-ran'-nus, a prince, or that reigns.

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Measures of Length.

16 Measures of Liquids. A Cubit,

1 9888 A Span,

(half Cub. 10 10 944 The Homer or Cor, A Hand-breadth, 6th

o 3 648 The Bath, A Finger,

0912 The Hin

A Fathom,
4 7 3 552 The Log,

720th Ezekiel's Reed,

6 10 11 328 | The Firkin (Metretes) The Measuring Line, 80 145 11 040

Note, 29 solid inches

= a Pint, nearly. Measures of things dry.

The Homer, Sabbath day's jour. 2000 o 1729 3 The Lethech,

half Hom. The Eastern Mile, 4000) 1 403 1 The Ephah,

10th Stadium or Furlong, 400 o 145 4,6 The Seah,

30th Day's journey, 1 96000133 1724 The Omer,

100th Note, 5 Feet = 1 Pace. 1056 Paces=1 Miie. | The Cab,


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A Shekel of Gold,
A Talent of Gold,

1546 A Shekel,

9 2,6 Golden Daric or Dram, The Maneh, 160 Shek. 2 3 6 10,3 A Talent, 3000 11310 1 10,3

Piece of Silv. (Drachm) MONEY.

Trib. Mon. (Didrachm) |2 Drac. A Shekel,

0 1 2 3,3 Piece of Silv. (Stater) The Bekah, Thalf Shek. 0 1 1,7 Pound (Mina)

100 The Zuza,

6,8 Penny Denarius) The Gerah, 20th

0 0 1,4 Farthing (Assarium) 20th Den. Maneh or Mina, 501 5 13 10 Farthing (Quadrans) A Talent, 1 3000 341 1101 4,3] Mite,

80th Note, Silver is here reckoned at 58. Gold at 41. per Os.

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5 April. 16 Elul.


S July.

S November, { August. | 9 Chisleu.

December $ August. 10 Tebeth.

S December. September.


S January. 7 Tisri, or September. | 11 Shebat.

February Ethanim. October.

12 Adar. 8 Marchesvan, s October.

March. I or Bul. November. ( 13 Veader, intercalary.

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Hours of the Day.


The 1st watch, frons sun-set to The day, reckoning from sun-' the 3d hour of the night.

rise, and the night, from The 2d, or middle watch, sun-set, were each divided from the 3d hour to the 6th. into 19 equal parts, called The Sd watch, or cock-crowThe 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, &c. ing, from the 6th to the 9th. Hours.

The 4th, or morning watch,

from the 9th hour to sun-rise.

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The year before CHRIST 6. Luke, i. The angel Gabriel appears to Zachary the priest,

ll, as he is offering incense in the temple, telling him,

that a son shall be born unto him, whom he shall call John; who also shall be a Nazarite, and the forerunner of the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elias.

In the sixth month after Jobu was conceived, the same angel Gabriel is sent by God to Nazareth in Galilee, to the inost blessed Virgin Mary (espoused to Joseph, a person of the house and lineage of David): the angel declares unto her that she shall conceive, | by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, and bring forth a son, and call his name Jesus.

Johò the Baptist boru six months before Christ.

THE SEVENTH AGE OF THE WORLD. Luke, ji. Christ our Lord and Saviour, in the fuluess of time, 6, is born of the blessed Virgin Mary at Bethlehem, and

laid in a manger. 21. On the eighth day after his nativity, he is circum

cised, aud uamed Jesus. Mat. ii. | The wise men of the east bring presents to the 1, 12, new-born King of the Jews. 14,

Joseph flies into Egypt with the child Jesus, and

Mary his mother. 16, Herod commands the infants in and about Beth

lehem to be slain. 20. Herod dieth, and his son Archelaus is by Cæsar Jos. Ant. made tetrarch of Judea ; other dominions, which be1. 17.c.10. longed to Herod, are divided among his sons. Mat. ii. Christ, by God's appointment, is brought back out 21, 23. of Egypt into Nazareih.

| The First Year of the vulgar Christian Era legats
The Year


Lake, i.! By ceeasion of the Passover our Lord goes up
46. with his parents to Jerusalem, and there disputes with

the doctors in the temple.
! Arkistus dies, and Tiberius succeeds bin.

Josephus, called Caiapkas, is made high-priest of
the Jews by the favour of Valerius Gratus, the Re-

nan governor.
Jos. Ant Towards the end of this year, Pontius Pilate is
1. 18. e. 3. sent to be procurator of Judea, in the place of Vale-

rins Gratus.
27. Vat.

John the Baptist begins to preach and to baptize in
Mark, i 2. the desert of Jadea, thereby preparing the way of
Lake in 3. the Lord, and doing his endeavour that Christ's

coming after him bay be made known unto Israel.
John. i7. Uato John God gives a siga whereby be may know
Isa sli. 1. the Lord's Christ, that upon whom he shall see the

Spirit descending and remaining on him, the same is

he which shall baptize with the Holy Ghost.
Mat .13 Jesus entering upon the thirtieth year of his age,
Mark, i.9. comes from Galilee to Jordan, and is baptized of Joho,
Lake. i. ! at which time a most illustrious manifestation is made

of the blessed Trinity; for the Sou of God ascending
oal of the water, and praying, the heavens are open-
ed, and the Spirit of God, in the shape of a dove, de-
scends upon him; and the voice of the Father is
beard from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son

in whom I am well pleased.
Jobe, i. ! Joha sees il, and bears record that this is the Son

34. of God,
Wat iv. ii Jesus, full of the Holy Ghost, returns from Jordan,
Mark. i. and is led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where he

12 fasteth forty days and forty nights, and is tempted by
Luke,in.l, the devil.

14. After this, our Lord returns into Galilee.
Jobn, i. John gives testimony to our Saviour, passing by
35. 47. him: Andrew, Peter, Philip, and Nathanael, acknow-

ledge bim to be the Messias, and become his dis-

ü. 1, Christ, at a marriage in Cana of Galilee, turueth

water into wine; this was his first miracle.


The First Passover of Christ's public Ministry,

from which the first Year of the Seventieth and
last of Daniel's Weeks begins: In which the
covenant is confirmed with many, Dan. ix. 27.
compared with Mar. xxvi. 28.

Jesus cometh to Jerusalem at the time of the Pass.
over, and, entering into the temple, scourgeth out
those that bought and sold there : the Jews require a
sign of bis authority. Christ bids them destroy that


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