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Index to the Old Testament.
Handmills formerly in use among the ancients, and still used their name, Gen. x. 21. Highly probable that the language
of this people was the only one spoken in the earth till the
in frequent use among the ancients, Exod. ix. 29. This Hebron, conjecture why so named, Josh. xiv. 15, 11. 7
Job xxxiv., in fine. Singular anecdote respecting, as re-
why it could not be read by the wise men of Babylon, Dan. Helen compared by Theocritus to a horse in 3 - Thessalian
Mohammed's description of hell, Psa. xi. 6.
Hennah, Hasselquist's description of this plant, Deut. xi. 12.
for the purpose of staining with a beautiful reddish vellow
observations on her prophetic song, 1 Sam. ii. 1. Exhibi- bodies, ibid.
of Edward III., Lev. xix. 19.
lar commentary on the whole Scriptures, General Preface,
for having sailed round the Cape of Good Hope, Isa. ii. Heraldry, whence it probably originated, Dan. viii. 4.
Herberi, advice of, respecting the spirit in which religious
disputation should be always conducted, Job xx., in fine.
2 Chron. xxxiv. 12.
phrase, Exod. iv. 21. When properly understood, gives and lips considerably worn by the frequent kissing of its
Herodotus, his account of the mode of embalming among the
annual feast held by the Egyptians in honour of Diana,
Exod. x. 9. In what the dress of the Babylonians con-
Heroopolis, thought to be the same with Goshen, Gen. xlvi.
"Observations on various Passages of Scripture,” General Herschel, see Georgium Sidus.
Hertham or Herthum, an object of idolatrous worship among
name of this idol is plainly derived, itd.
why this animal more than any other thirsts for the waters, on the condemnation of the Gibeonites to this employment,
Hhadesi, a people of Arabia, living in cities, Isa. xli. 11.
represented by Vulcan on one compartment of the shield those constellations around the antarctic pole which never
appear above the horizon of Arabia, Job xxu. 9.
1 Kings xvi. 34.
modes of inquiring into futurity, Isa. lxv. 3.
26. Instances produced, ibid. From the swiftness of High priest, consecration of the, among the Romans, bore a
high priest, Lev. viii. 23. A long quotation from Aurelius
Highwayman, singular case of the conversion of a, Job xiv.,
ness, where situated, according to Dr. Shaw, Num. Xxxiii. Hin, some account of this Hebrew measure of capacity,
Exod. xvi. 16, xxix. 40.
longevity attributed to some individuals, Job xxxix. 1.
riage, Gen. xxix. 26.
Appears to have been the re tacle of all the filth and
contained in the Jewish worship, Exod. xxv., in fine ; Continual fires are supposed to have been kept up in this
valley to consume those impurities, and prevent infection,
of the Rev. Cornelius Schulting, a Protestant minister at said to have been performed in this valley, 2 Kings wi.
10; Isa. xxx. 33, Ixvi. 24.
Hippopotamus, or river horse, natural history of the, Job xl. 15.
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Hitopodesa, Sir William Jones's account of the, Judg. ix., Human friendship, striking view of the fickleness of, as given
by Mr. Heath, Job xlii. il.
all nations to their gods, Deut. xi. 31; 2 Kings i. 27.
crifice of the eldest son of the king of Moab in the time
French armies previous to the battle of Agincourt, Esth. Hunger, particular effects of, upon the animal system, Psa.
Hunter, (Dr.) his theory respecting the vitality of the blood,
Lev. xvii. 11.
Exod. xvi. 16. In what it differed from the omer, ibid. Isa. xxiv. 17, 18. Account of a treatise on, by Tuber-
ville, Psa. xvii., in fine.
Hycsos, or king-shepherds, account of the, Gen. xliii. 32,
it has been expressed from it, and exposed to the action Hydrogen, a constituent part of water, Gen. vii. 11, viii. 1;
Job xxxviii. 26; Jer. x. 13.
Hydrus, terrible effects with which the bite of this serpent is
remarkable for the death of Aaron, Num. xxxii. 37. Hygeia, a certain mixture of flour mingled with oil and wine,
not unlike that celebrated one of Solomon, Prov. xxii. 6. Hykes, among the Arabs, what, Exod. xx. 34, xxii. 26;
Hypocrile, description of the, in Scripture sense of the term,
Hyppolitus, account of this commentator of the third century,
the wilderness, conjecture why so named, Num. xxxi. Hyssop, its description and medicinal properties, Exod. xii.
Ice, supposed to be the natural state of water, Job xxxviii.
of ice is thought to be owing, ibid.
Ichnograph of the temple, with elevations, sections, and spe-
xxi. 31. Because of his swiftness and utility, formerly 1 Chron. xxvü. 11.
1 Kings xi. 41.
The sacred writers generally large and eloquent upon the
ting forth its absurdity in the strongest light, Isa. xliv. 12.
very severely ridiculed, Psa. cxv. 4 ; Isa. xliv. 12.
by casting into the country to be invaded a dart, spear, or 'Iepodovhol yuvaikes, who, Gen. xxxviii. 21.
Ije-abarim, the thirty-seventh station of the Israelites in the
critic, Gen. Preface, p. 6. His table of the booty taken Iliad of Homer, what verse in the, in the opinion of Alexan-
up of the waves into a swell, and the break of the top of
the swell, and its dash upon the shore, are surprisingly re-
subject of prayer, Psa. lxxxviii. 2. Citation of a passage
good and evil is exhibited, Isa. li. 21.
Image of God, what is meant by man being made in this
division of the books of the Holy Scriptures into chapters, Image of jealousy, various conjectures concerning the, Ezek.
Num. v., in fine.
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particularly rested, were anciently made of gold, silver, Jer. xlvi. 20. The priests of this idol shave their heads
thùs represented might be driven away, 1 Sam. vi., in fine. periphrasis for Europe, Gen. x. 5.
Account of several ancient Egyptian images of the middle of their eyelids, 2 Kings ix. 30. Their method
Israel, why the patriarch Jacob was so named, Gen. xxxii.
28. This term often used by Ezekiel for the Jacs, exclu-
Israclites, observations on the travels of these people through
breast, and other parts, by the inhabitants of the East, tions and calculations relative to the prodigious multiplica-
tion of the children of Israel in Egypt, Num. i. 46. Their
tinction between an imreth or imrath, and man dabar, Israclitish camp in the wilderness, Scheuchzer's plan of the,
Issachar, why so named, Gen. xxx. 18.
gods to forsake the cities, &c., over which they were repu- generate nature of man is finely expressed, Psa. cxvi. 11.
accompanied with a horrible darkness, Exod. ix. 18.
out his kingdom, 2 Chron. xvi. 7-9. Observations on a
the late Rev. John Wesley, A. M., ibid.
Ivory house, what probably meant by this expression, Amos
Gen. xlii. 27; Jer. ix. 2. The Hebrew word so translated, Calmet, Gen. xxv. 2.
Jabesh-gilead, remarks of a literary friend upon the inhabit-
Account of one of these inseriptions in the author's pos- from the wall of Beth-shan, and burning them in Jabesh.
of the sacred text relative to this man, 1 Chron. iv. 9.
Jackal or Shiagal, howlings of the, by night most lainentable,
Jacob, why so named, Gen. xxv. 26. Dr. Kennicott's re-
service of his father-in-law Laban in Mesopotamia, Gen,
from being destroyed by Alexander, Eccles. ix. 14; Zech.
and Iphigenia, as drawn up by M. De Lavaur, ibid. Jamaica, remarkable phenomena occasioned by an earth-
in fine. Reason given by superstition for this fact, ibid. Jamii Jemsheed or The Cup of Jemsheed, traditions concem-
Jao, law, evidently a corruption of Jehovah, frequent on
Japheth, remarkable coincidence between the name of this
Gen. ix., in fine. Japheth supposed to have been the same
with the Japetus of the Grecks, Gen, x. 2.
tor, General Preface, p. 2.
Introduction to Isaiah. Calmet's division of the subjects duction to Ezra.
Jasher, book of, possibly the same with the book of the wors
Gen. ii. 23. Very remarkable distinction between 7* Jasper, some account of this precious stone, Exod. xxviu 17.
on cach foot, 2 Sam. xxi. 20.
mon, in fine.
Jebusites, the ancient inhabitants of Jerusalem, Josh. ii. 10.
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Jehovah, observations upon this appellative of the Divine Be- 1 Jordan, some account of this celebrated river of Israel, Num.
xxxiv. 12. Description of its source as given by Josc-
top of the stairs, where Jebu was proclaimed king, 2 Kings reason assigned, Josh. iii. 15.
Character of this prince, 2 Kings X., in fine. Joseph, why so named, Gen. xxx. 24. Extravagant notions
marks on Joseph's bowing himself, with his face to the
strong encomium of Joseph on this account very reprehen-
miah. Ilis character as a writer, ibid. Chronological of Joseph, Gen. l., in fine. History of this patriarch by
account of, General Preface, p. 2.
See also the Preface to Joshua.
Josiah, king of Judah, very remarkable prophecy concerning,
gion, something similar to that contained in the law of Jotbathah, the twenty-ninth station of the Israelites in the
wilderness, Num. xxxii. 33.
the world, Judg. ix. 8. Its most excellent moral pointed
Josh. x. 1. Surrounded by hills and mountains, Psa. ix. 14
Jove, or Jupiter, a corruption of Jehovah, Exod. m. 15.
xliv. 2. Conjecture of Grotius respecting it, Isa. xliv. 2. lic worship of the established church, Psa. c., in fine. The
ode given at full length, ibid.
ture rclative to the derivation of the word jubilee, Lev. xxv,
11. Typical import of this institution, according to Park-
viously to the Babylonish captivity, Ezek. viii., passim. ges which the Jewish people derived from this Divine ordi-
in Africa, Deut. xx. 5 ; to whom they dedicate an apart-
ment of their dwellings, ibid.
our Lord relative to the wise and foolish virgins, Isa. Ixv. 11. 17. Great mouming for the death of Julius Cæsar as
Juniper, roots of, formerly used for food aniong the Goths,
the promulgation of the law, Job i., in finc, ix., in fine. 4. Charcoal made of this wood the most durable of all.
writer. See the Preface, and ehap. xlii., in fine. Very surface and volume, of this primary planet, Gen. i. 1.
Jupiter, periodic and sidereal revolutions, mean distance
Fable of Laomedon, king of Troy, and his daughter Hesi- English miles, relative volume, time of rotation, inclination
hourly orbitical motion, of this primary planet, Gen. i. 1.
by Pharaoh to the Egyptian women to destroy all the male of a ram, Exod. viii. 26. The infant Jupiter, according to
Callimachus, tenderly nursed with goat's milk and honey,
Isa. vii. 15.
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Jupiter and Semele, fable of, whence it originated, Exod. sage in Job. See Job xiv. 10. Citation of a very beauti-
ful passage, in which the poet deplores the loss of all his
with forked or zigzag lightnings in his hand, Hab. i. 4. Kibroth-hattaavah, the twelfth station of the Israelites in the
Kidneys of wheat, inquiry into the meaning
be a doctrine of Scripture, Gen. xv. 6, xxvii. 4, xlvii.14; Kikayon, 722, rendered gourd, probably the ricinus, or
palma Christi, Jonah iv. 6.
Preface, p. 3.
dence in the Divinity, Psa. xxxvii. 7. Remarkable passages to the Israelites, Puffendorf's excellent observations con-
in our laws is formed, 2 Sam. xix. 43.
King of terrors, an epithet given to death (either literally or
substantially) by the ancient Greeks and Romans, Job xviii.
to contain the sense of the original, ibid.
supposed to be the same with that called by the Greeks Amos vii. 1.
Kings, books of the, this portion of holy writ generally sup-
Kings, folly of, to have foreigners for their valets and most
the, pointed out, 2 Sam. i., in fine. Dr. Kennicott's Latin Kings of Israel, how the ceremonies of their proclamation
and anointing were probably performed, 1 Kings i. 35.
chronically arranged, from the commencement of the reigus
dom of Israel by Shalmancser, 2 Chron., in fine
ing to the Persian historians, Gen. xiv. 1. Possibly the 1 Sam. x. 5; Job xxi. 12; Psa. Ixxxi. 2. The lestudo,
or lyre with three strings, according to Calmet, Psa.
Kir, thought to be the same with the country of Cyrene,
Kir-haraseth, the royal city of the Moabites, 2 Kings iii. 35;
Hebrew and Samaritan copies with respect to the history Kirjath-arba, or City of the Four, conjectures why so named,
supplicant caught him by the knees, ibid.
born in the same township with the author, 1 Sam. xvii.,
Josh. v. 2
Korah and his company, probable allusion in the book of Job
in the ancient British and Phænician languages, ibid. Koran, for what excellences it possesses it is principally in
iii. 1; Deut. xxxiv., in fine. The Mohammedans never
xliv. 17. Copies of the Koran frequently highly illumina-
from the Koran, which is said to have been the means of
converting Labid, an Arabian poet, to Mohammedanism,
Korban, import of this word, Lev. i. 2.
of a Jewish garment, Nam. xvi. 38.
ix., in fine.