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Table of Passages of the Old Testament cited or referred to in the New.
n 39. Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord. Rom. i. 13.
v. 35. Have ye offered to me sacrifices. Acts vii. 42. vi. 1. Wo to them that are at ease in Zion. Luke vi. 24. ix. 11. I will raise up ilr tabernacle of David. Acts zv. 16, 17.
i. 17. Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. Matt. xii. 40, xvi. 4; Luke xi. M. iil 4-9, The people of Nineveh repented. Matt. xii. 41; Luke xi 32.
v 2. Thou, Bethlehem Ephratah. Matt. ii. 6; John
vii. 6. The son dishonoured his father. Matt. z. 21, 35, 36; Luke xii. 53, zxi. 16.
NAHUM. i. 15. Behold upon the mountains the feet. Rom. z. 15.
HABAKKUK. i. 5. Behold ye among the heathen—and wonder.
Acts mi. 41.
viii. 16. Speak every man truth to his neighbour.
hr. 25. iz. 9. Behold thy King cometh. Matt. zzi. 5; John
xii. 16. zi. 11, 12. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces
of silver. Matt. xxvi. 15, xxvii. 9, 10. zii. 10. They shall look upon me whom they have pierced.
John xix. 34, 37; Rev. i. 7. xiii. 7. I will smite the Shepherd. Matt. xxvi. 31;
Mark xiv. 27.
i. 2, 3. I loved Jacob, and hated Esau. Rom. ix. 13. iii. 1. Behold, I send my messenger. Matt. zi. 10;
Marki. 2; Luke i. 76. vii. 27. iv. 5. Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet. Matt.
xi. 14, xvii. 11; Mark ix. 11; Luke i. 17. 6. He shall turn the hearts of the fathers to the children. Luke i. 17. 827
NOTES ON THE OLD TESTAMENT.
N B. In principle refers to the observations at the beginning, and in Jau to those at the end, of the chapter
AARON, why called "God's holy one," Dcut. xxxiii. 8.
river known in the time of Elisha by this name is a branch
of the Barrady, 2 Kings v. 19.
xxvii 12. The fortieth station of the Israelites in the wil-
demess, Num. xxxiii. 47.
be pronounced, ibid.
Hebrews, Lev. xx. 36.
year, Exod. xii. 2.
versions respecting the number of the combatants and of
the slain, 2 Chron. xiii. 3. The number of men engaged
and slain, probably only a tenth part of that stated in the
present copies of the Hebrew, ibid.
Ablutions, before offering sacrifice to the gods, evidently bor-
Abner, observations on David's lamentation over, 2 Sam. iii.
Aboras, where this river is situated, Ezck. i. 1.
Abrabanel or Abarbanel, (Rabbi Isaac) account of this com-
Abraham, import of the name, Gen. xii. 2; xiv, 13; xvii. 6.
Abraham's bosom, lying in, and to recline next to Abraham in
Abrer.h, T-qk- rendered bow the knee, of doubtful signification,
Absalom, David's very pathetic lamentation on the death of, 2
Absalom's hair, substance of Bochart's dissertation on the
Abu Thaher, a chief of the Carmathians, singular anecdote
Abyssinia, list of the monarchs of, from Maqucda, queen of
Acacia ffilotica, some account of the, Exod. xxv. 5. Sup-
Acanthum Tulgare, a species of thistle extremely prolific,
Gen. iii. 18. Calculation of the number of individuals that
Acarus sanguisvgus, description of this animal, Exod. viii.
Ac had, -ris*- probable reason why the Jews, assembled in
Achan, inquiry whether the sons and daughters of this man
Achashdarpeney, ijBITBniti import of this word, Ezra via.
Achmetha, the same with Ecbatana? Ezra vi. 2.
Adad, a Syrian idol, supposed to have been the same with
Adam, meaning of this word, Gen. i. 26. The names siren
Additions in the versions to the commonly received Hebrew
Adjuration, most solemn form of, in use among all nations,
Adonai, -;-s. its derivation and import, Gen. xv.. 8; Psa.
Adonis, situation of this river, 1 Kings v. 9. Probable origin
Adoration, origin of the word, 1 Kings xix. 18; Job xxxi.
Adrammelech, an object of idolatrous worship among the
Adullam, where situated, Mic. i. 15.
Adultery, anciently punished by burning. Gen. xxxviii. 84.
Adulteresses, punishment of, among the ancient Germans,
Adytum, tiAvrov, definition of this word by Hesyrhius, Isa.
Age or JEgea, the usual burying-place of the ancient Mace-
JEptaaat, the people that inhabited ^£ge or a pea, Dan. viii 6.
JElian, remark of, how common angelic appearances are to be
JEnigma, see Enigma.
Aeroliths, Izam's table respecting, showing the placet and
Index to the Old Testament.
times in which these substances fell, and the testimonies by
respecting.the omnipotence of the Divinity, Hab. iii. 6.
mythology, meaning of the name, 2 Kings ii. 11.
Agate, some account of this precious stone, Exod. xxviii. 17.
Ahasucrus of Ezra, thought to be the same with the Cambyses
of the Greeks, Ezra. iv. 6. The Ahasuerus of Esther the
same with Artaxerxes Longimanus, according to PrideajiX)
Esth. i. 1. i
Ahava, a river supposed to be the same with that which is
called Diaxa or Adiara, Ezra viii. 15.
Aim-, observations on the nature and structure of the sundial
Alujah the Shilonite, author of a history of the reign of Solo-
33. Whence derived, according to Aristotle, ibid.
D. 1800, Job ix., in fine.
Aleppo, duration of the vintage at, Amos ix. 13. Commence-
British Museum, description of, Gen.T., in fine.
been built by Alexander, Neh. vi. 15.
persons of quality round about this city, Amos iii. 16.
writers, Gen. xlix. 19; Psa. cxxii. 6.
the wilderness. Num. xxxiii. 46.
Almond tree, time of its efflorescence, &c , according to
Almu.% tree or Algum tree, very uncertain what tree is meant
Alnajab, an Ethiopian tribe who perform the rite of cm-urn-
cision with knives made of stone, Josh. v. 2.
name, Prov. xxx. 14.
15; 'Jo. xi. 19.
Num. xxxiii. 13.
Judg. iii. 15. Quotations from Homer and Aristotle in
illustration of this circumstance, ibid.
Num. v. 22.
entitled The Star in the West, respecting the origin of
these people, Hos. ix. 17.
Amethyst, account of this precious stone, Exod. xxviii. 17.
often given to the Canaanites in general, 2 Sam. xxi. 2.
Observations of Jerome, Lowth, and Newcome, on the style
of this prophet, ibid.
kat, Psa. Ir is principio.
Amru, an eminent Arabian poet, Psa. Ix., in principle.
of the, Num. vii. 8.
Sepharvites, 2 Kings xvii. 31. Meaning of the name, ibid.
Represented under the form of a horse, according to Jarchi,
ibid. Probably the same with the Moloch of the Ammon-
Josephus, Isar. x. 28.
inventor of the division of the day into hours, Dan. iii. 6.
manuscripts, Gen. xxv. 8, xlix. 25; Judg. iii. 7; Job v.
15, ix. 33, xxi. 13; Psa. ix., in principio, xvi. 10, xxiv.
6, xxv. 5, xxxiv. 10, liii. 4, Ivii. 8, lix. 9, Irxxix. 17, xc. 1,
17, dr. 1, 3, 6, 7, crv., in principio; Prov. viii. 15; Isa.
i. 29, ii. 10, iii. 6, xiv. 3, xviii. 4, Xtv. 2, xxix. 3, II. xxx.
6, xxxii. 13, xli. 2, 3, xlii. 20, xliv. 11, xlvii. 13, xlviii. 11,
xlix. 5,1. 2, Ii. 19, Iii. 15, liii. 3, liv. 8, hri. 10, Ivii. 12,
Iviii. 13, Ix. 4, Ixii. 5, Ixiii. 6, Ixv. 23, Ixri. 18; Jer. xviii.
Numa Pompilins, probably an aerolith. Josh. x. 11.
Preface, p. 4.
mtm, or Hoary nightshade, Isa. v. 2.
Exod. iii. 2; Eccles. v. 6; Hag. i. 13. Remarkable pas-
name of Jehovah, Exod. xxiii. 20.
Zech. i. 2. Remarkable passage in Hesiod respecting the
ministration of angels, Gen. xxxii. 1.
Animalcule, astonishing minuteness of some species of, inha-
thoughts concerning the, Lev. i. 2. The pagan theology
differed widely in this respect from the law of Moses, ibid.
Index to the Old Testament.
Animals that had been employed for agricultural purposes
Ammali clean and unclean among the Jews, observations
Anna Pcrcnna, a pagan feast of antiquity, how celebrated,
Anointing, ceremony of, sec Unction.
Anointing of stones, images, &c., to set them apart to idola-
Anomalies, instances of, which are all probably corruptions,
Ant, natural history of the, Prov. vi. 6.
Antarah, an eminent Arabic poet, whose work is contained in
Antarcs, longitude of this fixed star, B. C. 2337, and A. D.
Antediluvian patriarchs, table of the great discrepances in
Anthony, immense debt contracted by this individual, the
Anthropopathia, a striking example of this metaphor, Isa.' i.
Antigone of Sophocles, quotation from the, very similar to a
Antimony, employed by the Asiatics in staining the eyes, 2
Antiochus Eyiphancs, this Syrian monarch supposed by Mar-
Anubis, a city of Egypt, why also called Cynopolis, Exod.
Anubis LaJrator, why this Egyptian idol was so named, Exod.
Apnlim, Bi^es, rendered emcroth, probably mean hemor-
Apicius, an individual immensely rich, Esth. iii. 9. His tra-
Apis, an object of Egyptian idolatry, Gen. xliii. 32; Deut.
Apocryphal icritings, that St. Paul quoted from the, accord-
ApoUo, whence this heathen divinity had his name, according
As-ouiuoc, why this epithet was applied to Jupiter, Exod. viii.
Aponius, a commentator on Solomon's Song, General Pre-
Aijui/a, a translator of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek,
Aral/ic version of the Old Testament, some account of the,
ArtJion, •ymj, rendered pledge, inquiry into its import, Gen.
Arabs, their independent condition from the remotest anti-
Aram Naharaim, the same with Mesopotamia, Amos ix. 7.
Arbiter bibcndi, among the Romans, who were the, Esth. i. 8.
Arbor infelix, the tree on which criminals were hanged so
Archimedes, how this celebrated mathematician destroyed the
Roman fleet, and thus prolonged for a short time the poh-
Arctuna, import of the Hebrew word so translated very un-
Ardsheer Diraz Dat, the same with Artaxerxes Longimaniu,
Ezra i. 1. , ."
Argonautics, citation of a passage from the, which bears a
close analogy to a part of the history of Jonah, Jonah i. 14.
Ariel, conjecture why Jerusalem was so named, Isa. ixix. 1.
Ariopharncs, king 01 Thrace, anecdote respecting, 1 Kings
Aristotle, Works of, said to contain four hundred and forty-
Ark of Noah, its tonnage according to Arbuthnot, Gen. Tj.
Ark, in which were/ deposited the two tables-of stone, its
Arks of the heathens, some account respecting the, Exod.
Armour, burning of, as an offering made to the god supposed
Arpach, ntnx- import of this memorial symbol of the rab-
Arrack, made of th» juice of the date, or palm bee, Psa. zeii.
Arrows, customary among the heathens to represent any
Arsenal, for the temple, provided by David, according to Jo-
Anad or Arad, where situated, Ezek. rxvii. 8.
Asa, king of Judah, his very magnificent funeral, 3 Chron.
Asaph, a very celebrated musician who flourished in the time
Ashchcnaz-, where situated,'Jcr. li. 27.
Ashcr, why so named. Gen. xxx. 13.
Aslierah, n"lBH> rendered grme, more probably signifies in
Ashes upon the head, a sign of sorrow and great distress
Ashima, an ancient object of idolatrous worship, 2 Kixg*
Ashloreth, an idol of the Sidonians, 1 Kings xi. 5; 2 Kings
Ashummed Jugg, of the Hindoos, particular description of
Aiiatic laic, description of the, Psa. Ixxviii. 57. Figure of
Asiatic idols, description of several in the author's possession,
Asiatic proverbs, collection of, Prov. xxxi., w fote.
Asmoneans, observations on the motto said to have been upon
Asnapper, very uncertain who, Ezra iv. 10.
Axp, a very small serpent peculiar to Egypt and Libya, Psa.
Indeto to the Old Testament.
effect of the venom upon the animal system, ibid. Why
Asphaltites, Lake of, exceedingly salt, Josh. Xt. 62.
Ass's head, in the Holy of Holies, probable origin of the story
Assembly of Divines, account of their notes upon the Scrip-
Assyrians, their origin, Gen. xxv. 18. The same people with
Astrology, Judicial, demonstrated to be vain, unfounded,
Asuppim, the house of, why so named, 1 Chron. xxvi. 15.
Asula of the Greeks and Romans, for what purpose erected,
Atlas, fable of, whence it originated, Job xxvk 11.
Atmosphere, enumeration of some of-the great benefits derived
Atonement or expiation for sin, tradition concerning, strongly
Attic moneys, tables of the, Exod. xxxvi. 24.
Avifuxline, some account of this celebrated commentator,
Aur, «fljj, generally translated light, has various imports in
Aurum Regina: or Queen Gold, what, Esth. ii. 18.
Authorized version, detailed account of the, General Preface,
Autumnal rams, in the East, Dr. Shaw's account of the, with
Avarice, very nervous saying of an English poet concerning,
Aren or On, the famous Heliopolis, Ezek. xxx. 17.
Aven, Plain of, the same with Baal-Bck, according to Calrnet,
Acilet, very uncertain-who these people were, 2 Kings xvii.,
Ayal, Jn^, Dr. Shaw's opinion relative to the meaning of this
Azariah, import of this name, Dan. i. 7.
Azubah, wife of Caleb, why so named, according to the Tar-
Baal, what this term imports, Judg. ii. II.
Baal-bek, the ancient Aven or Heliopolis, Amos i. 5.
Baal-hatturim, (Rabin Jacoli) account of this commentator,
Baal-pear, probably the Priapus of the Moabitcs, and wor-
Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, why so named, Exod. iii. 24:
BaiU-zephon, probably an idol temple, Exod. xiv. 2.
Babel, derivation and import of this name, Gen. xi. 9.
Babel, lotccr of, heathen testimonies concerning, Gen. xi. 4
Baliet or Baby, conjecture respecting the origin of this word
Babylon, its great naval power before the time of Cyrus, Isa
cal writings for the deliverance of the people of God from
lungs xxi., in fine.
Babylonians, singular custom among these people of selling
Babylonish robes, some account of the, Josh. vii. 81.
Bacchus, some portions of the fable concerning, very similar
• to what is related of Moses, E.xod. iv. 17. This idol wor-
Backbite and Backbiter, words of Anglo-Saxon origin, Psa.
Bacon's (Friar) method of restoring and strengthening the
Badad, "na, import of this word when employed by the
Badgers' skins, the Hebrew words so translated of very un-
Baeshah, nEKl various conjectures respecting the meaning
Bmgad, ^3 5^2, import of this phrase when employed by the
Baking in the East, manner of, with an account of the instru-
Balaam, character of this prophet of the Most High God,
Balance, trial by the, a species of ordeal among the Hindoos,
Banditti, hordes of, frequent in Arabia to the present day,
Banner, giving the, very ingenious illustration of, by Mr.
Barach, "pa> generally rendered to bless, very extensive im-
Barbary, Dr. Shaw's account of the chocolate-coloured pot-
Bards, among the ancient Druids, who, Num. xxi. 27.
Barley harvest, time of its commencement in Palestine, Ruth
Barrady, Maundrcll's account of this river, 2 Kings v. 12.
Barrows or Tumuli, in England, what, 3 Sam. xviii. 17.
Bars of the pit, what probably meant by this phrase among
Batanim, 013^3, its import uncertain, Gen. xliii. 11,.
Balh, some account of this Hebrew measure of capacity,
Battering-ram, description of the, Ezek. v. 2. This machine
Battle, trial by, when and where supposed to have had its
Baxter, (Richard) a commentator on the New Testament,
Beards, held in high respect in the East, the possessor con-
Bcdaui or Beduvi, a people of Arabia, Isa. xlii. 11.
Bede, account of this commentator, General Preface, p. 4.
Bcdolaeh, nbl3> translated bdellium, Bochart's opinion re-
Bedouin, Volney's description of the, Job v. 5.
Beds of ivory, what, Amos vi. 4.
Beech tree, juice of the, used for drink in the northern parts
Bees, Homer's very nervous description of a great swum of,