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such as Ploughing, Sowing, and Reaping, &c., and the allusions to them contained in the Prophets and in the Parables of our Lord, with much more of similar import. Talbot and West only use a verse once, and therefore some of their Sections are brief and scanty; on the other hand, we have repeated many verses twice, thrice, and oftener, our only limit being the fear of too large a Volume. Great care has been taken to secure accuracy of reference, and every verse has been turned up, and verified by young eyes and fingers in the retirement of a rural Manse. The technical labor of preparing copy has been performed by one whose relationship to the Editor gave her a filial interest in the daily and protracted task. The Work is enriched with a very full Index, prepared with characteristic accuracy by a friend whose labors in a similar field we have elsewhere acknowledged. Another peculiar advantage will be found in the prefixed Synopsis, which is so constructed that it may be read continuously, and it will be found to exhibit a bird's eye view of Biblical Antiquities and Theolegy. By the employment of Synopsis and Index, every subject of Scripture may be easily turned up, and full information speedily obtained. In fine, while our Book will save time and trouble to the inquirer, yet we counsel the continuous consultation of the Scriptures themselves, and of the verses in their original connection. For there is a living unity in the Bible amidst all its diversity, and it is with it as with the minerals of the globe, which present a more glorious order in the respective positions in which nature has placed them, than when artificially arranged on the shelves of a cabinet. With all the imperfections of this volume, and they belong more or less to every compilation of the kind, we hope that it may be found to be really useful, that the Divine blessing may accompany it, and that it may meet with that cordial and extended welcome which has been, and still is, so kindly vouchsafed to its two predecessors.
The Dash so often introduced, is designed to point out some differences in the Verses following it, such as Allusions and Examples, or Instances and Statements, adduced as contrasts to the Verses of the Topic or Section printed above it.
I. — SYNOPSIS, . . . . . . . . . XXVII II. — AGRICULTURE, . . . . . III. — ANIMALS, . . . . IV. – ARCHITECTURE, . . . . .
V. – ARMY – ARMS, . . . . o VI. – BODY, . . . .
. . . 87 VII. – CANAAN, . . . . . . .
124 VIII. — COVENANT, : . . . . . . 136 IX. – DIET AND DRESS, . . . . . . . 142
X. — DISEASE AND DEATH, . . . . . . 164 XI. – EARTH,. . . . . . . . . . 180 XII. — FAMILY, . . . . . . . . . . 205 XIII. — GENEALOGY, . . . . . . . . 222 XIV. – GOD, . . . . . . . . . . . 234 XV.- HEAVEN, . . . . . . . . 257 XVI. — IDOLATRY – IDOLS, . . . . . . . 266 XVII. — JESUS CHRIST, . . . . . . . . 285 XVIII. — JEWS, . . . . . . . . . . 314
XIX. — LAW, . . . . . . .
XX. — MAGISTRATES, . . . . . . . . 356
XXI. – MAN, . . . . . . . . . . 377
XXII. – MARRIAGE, . . . . . . . . . 423
XXIII. — METALS AND MINERALS, . . . . . . 447
XXIV. – MINISTERS OF RELIGION, . . . . . 451
XXV. – MIRACLES, . . . . . . . . 481
XXVI. - OCCUPATIONS, . . . . . . . .
XXVII. — ORDINANCES, . . . . . . . . 507
XXVIII. — PARABLES AND EMBLEMS, . . . . .
XXIX. — PERSECUTION, . . . . . .
XXX. – PRAISE AND PRAYER, . . . . . .
XXXI. – PROPHECY, . . . . . . .
XXXII. — PROVIDENCE, . . . . . . . . 576
XXXIII. — REDEMPTION, . . . . . . . . 592
XXXIV. – SABBATHS AND HOLY DAYS, . . . . 628
XXXV. - SACRIFICES, . . . . . . . 635
XXXVI. — SCRIPTURES, . . . . . . . .
XXXVII. — SPEECH, . . . . . . . . . . 660
.XXXVIII. - SPIRITS, ANGELS— DEVILS, . . . . . 680
XXXIX. - TABERNACLE - TEMPLE, . . . . . 688
XL. – VINEYARD – ORCHARD, . . . . . . 713
XLI. — VISIONS AND DREAMS, . .
XLII. – WAR, . . . . . . . . . . 726
XLIII. – WATER, . . . . . . . . . 761
APPENDIX, . . . . . . . . . 771
Aaron's rod blossoming, 456 Animals of Inbour,
27 Ararice of kings,
509 Animals, prophetic symbols of, Awful results of human
Abode of Man, the first, 377 Animals, their subjection to
Aborigines of Canaan, some man. . . . . 15 Bibel, dispersion at. .
Animals, us ed
Aborigines of Canaan, made and food,
Animals which are forbidden Bicksliding,
1 to be eaten,
Abraham, miracles ia con Animals, wild,
15 Bad kings,
nection with, .
483 Anoiuting, the command for, 500 Baldness á token of disease,
313 grief, and repro
Austinelice from wine and Auxiety to interpret dre 722 Banners,
Apartments of ix uses,
49 Baptism of Christ
Abstinence, voluntary, from Apocalyptic symbols of devils, 687 Baptism, institution of, . 515
612 Baptism, instances of, . . 516
471 Baptism, blessings of, . . 516
Apostles, the seventy,
472 Barredness, healed by prarar, 209
Adam, first and second,' : 603 Apostolic claims upon the Barren fig tree, parable of b 51
18 people, .
Adoption, spiritual, its source Apostolić prerogative' and
the grace of God, . 218 duty,
Adoption, its blessings, 218 Appearance of angels
692 Beans and
Adoption, its duties,
218 Appetite, loss of,
Adultery, a beinous sin, 438 Appetites, . .
88 Beard usnally worn nons
Adultery, punishment by law, 439 Apple of the eye, . , 101 the Jews.
Affection, brotherly, . 219 Appointed time to die,
171 Beasts, objects of
Affction domestic, wan 1 220 Apprehension, trial, and
Affection, parental, . 214 death of Christ, propliecies Beeg, , .
Atlic'ion, advantages of, 165 respecting them, , . 292 Beggary,
Affliction, comfort and hope Arabia,
Architectural monuments, 56 Believers, perfection secured
111 to, .
arm, natural ymbol
Age and qualifications of Le:
strength, , .
111 Benediction, form of, under
456 Armies, allied, .
Age, signs of
14 Armies, foreign, .
61 Benefits of almsgiving to
. . 414| Armour carried by an esquire, 77 giver, .
Agrarian enactments, . 3 Armour usually worn by the Bereaved, comforters of the 176
160 Buldiere, . .
Bereaved parents, grief of, . 213
Allsgiving, caracteristi 348 Armour kept in a citadel,
Bible in eurly times . . 633
Altar in patriarchal times, 694 Army, commissariat of thc, 70 Bible a perfect revelatior, . 656
Allar of incense,
691 | Army discipline,
Birth. . .
Altar of the Tabernacle, 694 Army mu ters,
Birth, treatment of
Altar ot witness,
695 Arrow, bow, archery,
and child at,
Altar, a place of safety, 702 | Arrowg, iinages of divinejuds Birth, allusions to,
Amalek, . .
192 ments, . .
80 Birth of Christ, prophesies
Ark of the Covenant, . 691 Arrows Images of evil
Ambitious thistle, parable of Articles of furniture,
tbe, . .
618 Artistic genius in the Tal
Bishops, . . . . 472
. . . 193 | Black, token of mourning,. 156
Blasphemy, Various fornis o
Ancient valour in heroes,
Blasphemy, penalty of,
Aucient v tlour in troops, 13 Ass, wild,
23 Blasphemy, severe reproba-
Angel of the covenant, .684 Assault, law regarding it, 337] tiun of, . .
Angels, . . . , 6801 Assurance a result of Re- Blessing, forms of, in the New
Angels in disguise,
613 Testament, . . .
Angels praise God.
3 Blessing of wisdom,
257 Blessings and cursings, ofil-
686 Absributes of God possessed
cial, . .
| by Christ,
Animal food, permission to Authority, parental, . . 215 Blessings of penitenco, . COG
. . 31 Authors, quotations in Scrip- Blindness, .
Animals, creusivu Or, . . 141 ture froin profane, 76561 blind guide, parable of the, 621
. . 92 Candlestick, emblem of the, 524 Christ, His divinity,
Blood often used in connec
Cbrist, His humanity,
tion with murder, .
Christ, miracles of, .
Blood, forbidden to be eaten, Canon, books not in t
Curist, Ilis person and
quoted in Scripture,
Buasting, the Apostle's, lawful, 673 Captivity of the Jews pre Christ, opposed and reviled,
Body, hag an interest in
Christ, His unwearied ac
Captivity, ret urn o! the Jews
Bo ly, stature of the
Christ, persecuted and co
Body, symbol of the church, 87 Captives returned opposition
Bodies, the beavenly, .
Christ, fame of his preaching,
Bodies, heavenly, darkened, 264 Capital 'punishments among and miracles,
Christ, His messiahship, 289
Cares and anxieties of the Christ, His offices, .
Bune, signifying blood-rela
219 Christ, as Mediator,subordin-
ate to the Father, .
Bones, the seat of pain,
26 Christ's ministry, various
Bones, referring to dead men, Cattle,
Books quoted in Scripture, Caution as to Idolatry, 275 Christ's parables, :. . 519
which are not in the canon, Cautions relative to Marriage, 427 | Christ's last passover,
Booty taken in war, .
842 Christ's death substitutionary, 595
Borrower and lender, rela Cavalry,
Christ's death sacrificial, 695
tion of, .
Cavalry not invincible,
Christ's death propitiatory,
Bosom, or breast, . . .
Christian, of the term,
Cedar, allegory of the,
Christian law and conscience
Boundaries of Canaan,
675 as to food, ..
Boundaries of Canaan, a
Census of Israel in thewilder Church, the, .
seen by Ezekiel,
Dess, at the commence Charch, congregations of the,
ment of their journeyings, Church, membership of the 608
Bowing down the fa
Census of Israel prior to en-
Church organized for mutual
Bow and arrows,
Census, military under David, 229 | Church Ciganized for mutual
1 sympatby, .
Branch, a title of Christ. . 6:27 | Ceremonial uncleannesses,
Church, the power of the, 610
448 Chaldea, its various names, 193 Church, unity of the,
• 701 | Chaldea, prophecies, etc., re Church among the gentiles, 332
Bread, a title of Chri
527 specting .
Circumcision, institution of, 511
Bread sometimes unleavened, 147 Challenge or address, in-
Circumcision, instances of, 511
Bread the staff of life, . . 145 stances of, . .
City of God .
. 78 Challenges, .
Cities of refuge,
Breathing of the nostrils
Character of Christ, ..
Cities, erection of,
guratively) expressive of Character of Christ,
Cities, streets of,
the divine anger, . . 104 phecies respecting it,
Cilles, walls of,
Bribery. . .
Character of devils,
Cilies, gates of,
C.targe of the several classes Cities, naming,
Buildings, erection of, and in, 45 of Levites, .
Cities, governed by elders,
Buildings, materials o
Cuariot cities, .
Burlens. borno upon the
Cuariots and horses, emblem Cities, treasure,
524 Cities, royal,
Cijes, store, .
Burial of CL
univ real, .
Burial place of the kings of Charming of the serpent, 25 Cities in ruins,.
Chart for division of Canaan Cities, restoration of,
Burial places, various kinds Carters of land, .
Citizens, duties of, .
Chastity and modesty com Classes of Levites,
Burial, the body prepared
Cleansing ot lepers, sacrifices
and anointed for,
175 Cheek, .
| Ch-erful gifts,
469 Clean fishes, .
20 Ch rubiin of the Tabernacle, 692 Clean fowls, .
675 Cuerubim of the Temple, . 700 Clean quadrupeds,
. 28 Children, naming of,. . 210 Clothes rent in surrow,
Cinuan, its boundaries, . 121 Children the gift of God. . 206 Clothing, preparation of, .
Canaan, description of, 124 C rep Promised as : blose Clothing, laid up and becom-
Cinian, suil ot,
ing moth e..len,
Canaan, coinmission to con Children cared for by (od 211 Clouds,
125 Childreu, prayers ou belialf Cmfort and hope under
canian, chart for division of 128
Canaan, Israel in,
Children born in old
Commercial cities, .
Canaan, promise of posses-
Commission of Moses,
Cuildiren, characters of, es
Commission to proplets,
Canaan possessed according
211 Comunission to conquer
to divine promise, .
127 Children, duty of parents to
Canaan, condition of con-
· 216' Cunmissariat of the army, 70
tinued possession of,
Chiliren, death of,
212 Common soldiers,
Candle of the dwelling . 61 Childbirth, death in, , 208 Communion with God,