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Index to the Old Testament.
face, p. 7.
Gen. ix. 20. No genuine religion could ever possibly | Saul, his tragical end, with a sketch of his character; 1 Sam.
exist without sacrifice actually offered or implied, ibid. xxxi. The appearance of Samuel to this king after the
of the incantations of the witch of Endor, i Sam. xxvii.
Saul's malady, Dr. Scheuchzer's theory respecting, 1 Sam.
city of the same name now stands, Josh. xvi., in fine. Saurin's singular apostrophe to Louis XIV., when treating
revocation of the edict of Nantz, 2 Sam. ii. 5.
Gen. x. 3.
this word, Gen. xx. 16.
sive typical import, Lev. xvi.
Scaurus, (M.) valuation of his furniture which was burnt at
. 8. Quotations from Homer and Virgil illustrative of
Sceptre of gold worn by the 'ancient princes of Persia, Esth.
Citation from Xenophon in illustration of this,
Sciences and arts, the late amazing and extraordinarily rapid
discoveries and improvements in every department of the,
most gracious providence of God in behalf of his intelligent
Sketch of the character of this prophet, 1 Sam. xxv., in Schism in religion defined, Josh. xxii., in fine.
Schoettgenius, (Christian) author of Horæ Hebraicæ et Tal-
to 1 Samuel. Calmet's conjecture concerning, ibid.
Egyptians, 2 Kings xvii., in fine. Of what it was reputed
hieroglyphical, and for what purpose kept in their temples,
Scossers, manner in which they turned into ridicule the warn-
ings of God by his prophets, Isa. xxviii. 9.
same with the psaltery, Dan. 11. 5. Dr. Russel's description named, 1 Kings xii. 11.
Scotch woman, remarkable anecdote of a, Job xxxiv. 28.
Scriptures, General Preface, p. 9.
Scythians, whence they had their origin, Gen. x. 2.-
In what this name possibly differs from Sarai, ibid. Seah, what this. Hebrew measure contained, according to
pression among the ancients, Job xiv. 17.
Sebaste, the ancient Samaria, Isa. xxviii. 1. Maundrell's
account of its situation, ibid.
xi. 14'; Job i. 6,7. Not found in the plural number in the of the, Gen. i. 1.
to this great adversary to tempt man, Job xiii., in fine. 5 ; Isa. xliv. 5, xlvi. 16; Ezek. ix. 4.
Sidus, tables of their motions, distances, &c., Gen. i. 1. ish synagogues for every Sabbath of the year; in which
Deut. xxxiv., in fine. To determine the order of the
orbit in English miles, mean perigeal and apogeal distances, year, the following tables, inserted at the end of the notes
lunar cycles (which embrace every possible variation) the
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day of the week with which the Jewish year begins and on Shaal, 34 D, unhappily rendered borrow, what its real signifi-
having abandoned Christianity and turned Mohammedan,
in fine. Observations on the destruction of forty-turo
Lord, and why, Gen. iu. 15.
Josh. xx. 7.
to Isaiah. The words secr and prophet not altogether sy- Sheep at Aleppo, Dr. Russel's account of the, Lev. in. 9.
Sheked, pw, why the amygdalus communis, or common
Shekel of the sanctuary, before the captivity, equal in weight
to three hundred and twenty grains of barley, Gen. xx. 16;
ibid. Its value according to Prideaux, Gen. w. 15,
Xxxvij. 28; Exod. xxv. 39, xxx. 13, xxxix. 24,
and others relative to the import of the original term, Exod. descendants of, Gen. ix. 20. Remarkable prophecy con-
cerning the Messiah, of whom Shem was appointed to be
10, xxiv. 19; Ezek. xxxii. 21 ; Hos. ii. 14.
Shepherd, sentiment of a, as related by Virgil
, when enrap-
on their departed friend, Hos. xiv. 5.
of his immense army was probably effected, 2 Kings xix. genealogy of Job, and the time in which he is thought to
have lived, Preface to Job.
why, Gen. xlvi. 34.
ancient Greeks to sovereign princes, 2 Sam. V., in fine.
Targum, i Chron. vii. 24.
originally called Zerubbabel, Ezra i. 8. Corruption of the
the word of God, General Preface, p. 13; Esth. X., in temple which were restored to Sheshbazzar, Ezra i. 11.
vations concerning the shew-bread, Exod. xxv. 30.
sound from Sibboleth, Judg. xii. 6.
in the Masoretic Bibles, and the curious reason assigned for
who was contomporary with Solomon, 1 Kings xi. 40. Shichor, why the Nile is so named by the Hebrews, Isa.
brews, Exod. xxix. 30; Psa. cxix. 164; Zech. iv. 2. Shields of beaten gold, made by Solomon, calculation of
Dan. ix. 24, &c. Collection of various readings in the in fine.
Shiloh, derivation and import of this word, Gen. xlix. 8–10.
2 Sam. xxi. 20.' An instance of this sort known to the to be applicable to Jesus Christ alone, who is in a very
peculiar sense the sent of God. Gen. xlix. 8–10.
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Shinar, the ancienť name of Babylon, Dan. i. 2.
per attribute of Egypt, ibid. In shape somewhat like the
employed in carrying on traffic between distant countries, Sitting, common manner of, in Eastern countries, Isa. lii. 2.
Account of the Asiatic mode of sitting in state, ibid.
Gen. xxxii. 3; Job i. 20, ü. 13; Isa. ii 26.
Jews and Gentiles, Lev. vii. 8. The heathen priests lay
to the ancients, Isa. v. 28. Description of the horseshoes revealed to them in their dreams, ibid. This superstition
tions contracted by walking in the way of sin, Exod. ii. 5. and diamonds; and by a law of the state, he who finds a
Prov. i. 4.
Hab. ii. 12.
Hebrews, Josh. xxiii. 2. See also the Presace to the book Sling, a very ancient warlike instrument, Judg. xx. 16, The
inhabitants of Majorca and Minorca the most famous
slingers of antiquity, ibid. Observations respecting the
what distance, according to Vegetius, expert slingers could
Hebrews, Josh. xxuj2. . In what the Shoterim differed was in use among the Greeks and Hebrews, 1 Sam. xvii.
40. Quotation from Diodorus Siculus to show the great
of Roman workmanship, Judg. v. 11. . Why so named, from the slings, 1 Sam. xvii. 49.
Slot or track of the hart, observations on the, Psa. xvii., in
of the original term, Judg. xv. 4. Dr. Kennicott's argu- Sloth, passage from the celebrated fable of, by Prodicus,
xxxi. 19. Two quotations from the Hiad in illustration of
Smoom, sce Simoom.
Snor, general definition of, Job xxxvii. 6. Mode of its forma-
a magnifying glass, ibid. To what the whiteness and light-
ing to Theodoret and Chrysostom, Isa. v. 11. See Sakar. Snoo houses in use in the East, Prov. xxv. 13.
foreign ambassadors, &c., of an Asiatic sovereign when he gent quality than common water, Job ix. 30.
to the ancients, Mal. ii. 2.
Sofas of the Asiatics, account of the, Isa. lii. 2.
i. 14. Dr. Herschel's very probable hypothesis that the
heat, but that heat is the result of the action of the rays of
Simeon generally believed among the Jews to have been Solar system, general view of the, Gen. i. I ; Psa. viii. 3.
Solomon, son of David, the commencement of the reign of
Pharaoh's daughter shown to have been a direct violation
contrast between its ancient and modern acceptation, ibid. before him by the two tavern-keepers à proof of his sound
1 Kings mi. 25. Great extent of Solomon's kingdom,
1 Kings iv. 21. In what the great wisdom of Solomon
that this king was probably the writer of the book of Job,
the wilderness, where probably situated, Num. xxxiii. 15. apostacy, 1 Kings xi. 1, &c. Sketch of his reign and
Solomon's throne, curious account of the, extracted from a
musical instrument given in a medal of Adrian as the pro- Solon, law of, excluding natural children from the paternal
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inheritance, Gen. xxv. 6. His law respecting lost property, tem, Gen. i. 16. Dr. Herschel's very ingenious theory
concerning the fixed stars, ibid. Nunber of stars that can
10. Reflections upon the inconceivable multitude of stars
being, Ezek. i. 3; when applied to our Lord Jesus Christ, meant by this phrase, Judg. v. 20.
Στεφανοφοροι, why the priests and priestesses among the
vations on the, Judg. v., in fine. Their versions of it in Etepewna, the Septuagint translation of the Hebrew word
np rakia, shown not to contain the sense of the sacred
host, and the miraculous passage of the Israelites through Stibium or antimony, employed in Asiatic countries to the
posed a short time before his death, Deut. xxii., in fine. the Persians, 2 Kings ix. 30. The Romans used subium
tion, Introduction to Solomon's Song. Harner's view of Stiff neck, Bruce's remarks on the ancient custom to which
boards thinly spread over with wax, 2 Kings xi. 13.
antiquity, Exod. xv. 1; Deut. xxxi. 19. The record of uses, Lev. xi. 3.
criminal was stoned to death, why buried with him in the
Stones which Joshua set up as a memorial of the passage of
concerning the, Josh iv. 9.
among the Jews, Zech. xi. 3.
the deluge of Deucalion are so named, 2 Sam. xiv. 7.
pression, Amos ix. 6.
Æneas, Psa. cvii. 26, et in fine.
of majesty, and even of Divine honours, Esth. iv. 11. General Preface, p. 4.
brick, Exod. v. 7.
dems, and consecrated to the gods, 1 Sam. xviii. 11, xxvi. of the four grand Roman or British streets or roads wioch
intersected this kingdom, ibid.
this was a weak, stridulous, almost inarticulate sort of sound, ecclesiastical offices among Roman Catholics and others,
Num. xx. 26.
Hebrew, Chaldee, and Chaldæo-Syriac languages, Gen. xl.
Succoth, whence this place was probably so wamed, Exod. ru.
the children of Israel after their departure from Egypt,
Succoth-benoth, an object of idolatry among the Babylonians,
the Melitta of Herodotus, ibid.
Sukkiims, the same with the Troglodytes, 2 Chron. xi. 3.
Ovid, and Servius, Job xvii. 15.
Sultan, conjecture respecting the origin of this word, Gen
Job. xxxix. 1. Remarkable inscription on a collar which Summer parlour of Ehud, observations concerning the, Judg.
Sun, its amazing magnitude, telescopic appearance, &c.,
out of Jacob has a reference to the supernatural meteor Form used by the Egyptian priests in addressing the sun
into the society of the gods, according to Porphyry, ihd.
universe, Josh. x. 11. Perigeal and apogeal distances, rela- hundred which Solomon put in the house of the forest of
Targum on the two books of Chronicles, attributed to R. Jo-
Preface to the two books of Chronicles.
times, why not communicated now, 2 Sam. v., in fine. at full length, Song of Solomon, in fine.
General Preface, p. 2.
Tarrentes, Vinisauf's account of, Exod. viii. 16.
conjectures where situated, Jonah i. 3.
Dr. Jubb's reason
the same thing, Isa. ii. 13-16.
2 Kings xvii., in fine. Whence the name is probably derived,
idol, according to the Jews, ibid.
Calmet, 2 Kings xviu. 17.
ancient Egyptians made their coffins of the wood of this Tartarus or hell, opinion of the ancients respecting, Job
Tatian, author of a Harmony of the Four Gospels, General
Tau, the last letter of the Hebrew alphabet, why probably so
coins still extant, Ezek. ix. 4.
Tebeth, ban, rendered ark, what it properly signifies, Gen.
of the three kinds of, in the human subject, ibid.
Pelusian Daphne, Ezek. xxx. 18. See Tahapanes.
it signifies, Num. xxxiii. 41; 1 Sam. vi., in finc. Descrip-
tion and reported virtues of several telesms, 1 Sam. vi., in
tion of the total value and weight of all the gold, silver, architecture of the, 1 Chron. xxviii. 18. Reflections on
Temple of Solomon, dimensions of the, in English measure,
1 Kings vi. 2. Reason why neither hammer, axé, nor any
the time of its building, 1 Kings vi. 7. Its description and
ted edifice, 1 Kinga vi, in fine.
Daphne, Jer. ii. 16, xliii. 7. According to Jerome, the countries subject to violent tempests, Isa. iv. 6.
place where Jeremiah was stoned to death, Jer. xli. 7. Tents, feast of, a pagan festival of antiquity, in imitation of
Teraphim, various opinions concerning the, Gen. xxxi. 19;
Terebinth tree, the 1738, ellah of Isaiah, according to Celsius,
Isa. i. 29, 30.
xxxviii. 24. Valuation of the Babylonish talent of gold Terror or formido, description of the, used by the ancients
lomon in one year, 1 Kings x. 14; 2 Chron. ix., in fine. a work against the heretic Marcion, attributed to Tertullian,
Thammuz or Tammuz, probably the same with Adonis,
Tharasah, an eminent Arabic poet, Psa. Ix., in principio.
T"heb, anecdote of a prince who was required to pronounce
Thebais, mountains of the desert of, described, Deut. xxxii. 10.
Whence the fable respecting the manner of its being built