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Index to the Old Testament.
under the Christian dispensation, and why, Num. xv. 14.
Toozuki Teemour, beautiful saying in the, quoted, Deut.
Topaz, description of this precious stone, Exod. xxvu. 17;
to Diodorus Siculus, Job xxviii. 19.
12; Psa. lxxxi. 2.
with the article prefixed has the import of Oce, O God, Psa. of the name, according to the rabbins, ibid. Farther
description, Isa, xxx. 33.
Torah, n, its derivation and import, Exod. xii. 49; Lev.
ancients, denoting abundance and excess, Amos i. 3. Se. vii. 4, vii. 12; Jer. xxiv. 1.
Trap to catch rats, foxes, &c., particular description of the,
the manner of performing them, Isa. xxviii. 27, 28. Treading of cattle, a method employed by the ancients in
1 Sam. xxi., in fine. How to be constructed, according Tread-mill, in this country, the revival of an ancient employ
ment for slaves, Isa. xlvii. 2.
Tree, accounted by the Jews as accursed and polluted, on
been hanged after having been put to death by stoning, Isa.
which Jupiter testified his approbation of the sacrifices Tree of the knowledge of good and evil, observations concerne
ing the, Gen. ü. 9.
26. Illustrated by an easy experiment on the air pump, Trees, remarkable longevity of some species, Isa. lxv. 22.
Extravagant notions of the Chinese respecting what they
of the lightning issuing from it is calculated, Job xxxvii. 4. frequently served for the temples of the gods, Judg. m. 7.
vincing the learned Erasmus of the truth of the doctrine of
the Trinity, Eccles. iii. 14.
have been the same with Arbaces, called by Ælian Thilga- Trial by jury, one of the greatest ornaments of the British
constitution, Gen. xxxvi. 36.
Gen. i. 1, 26; Deut. vi. 4; Isa. xlvii. 16.
mon 'version, the prophetic symbol for a year, Dan. iv. 16, Troy, calamities of, described by Virgil under imagery similar
to what Jeremiah employs in narrating the miseries of Je-
Trumpets, feast of, why so named, and when celebrated,
Exod. xxui. 14.
Tryphon, human beings sacrificed to, in several cities of
Tsach, nx, a memorial symbol of the rabbins, Masoretic
Jupiter fighting against the Titans, one of the grandest Tsahar, oy, rendered window, of very doubtful significa-
tion, Gen. vi. 16.
how metaphorically applied, Num. xiv. 9.
employed as a memorial symbol, Masoretic notes at the
extremely pompous, Job xxxii., in fine. Some examples Tseba, xəy, host or army, inquiry into the meaning of the
original term, Gen. ï. Í.
this Hebrew word, Deut. xii. 15.
xxvi. 15. A beautiful paronomasia on this word, Isa. v. 7.
and for what purposes employed, Jodg. xvi. 7.
make the tumulus still more elevated and conspicuous, a
Isa. lui. 9.
void,” inquiry into the import of these words, Gen. i. 2. Tutelar deity, among heathen nations, every city said to have
of this pagan superstition, ibid.
Index to the Old Testament.
Twilight, how caused, 2 Kings xx., in fine; Job xxxviii. 12; | Veil of the tabernacle, description of the, Exod. xxvi. 31. Its
great costliness, ibid.
Num. xix. 2. Formerly cust ary to sacrifice red bully Vein of lives, a phrase probably alluding to the great aorta in
the human system, Psa. xxxvi. 9.
Venema, (Herman) author of a commentary on the Psalms
and Malachi, General Preface, p. 10.
Church towards the commencement of public service, Psa.
cording to Houbigant and others, ibid.
nourishment while in the womb of its mother, Prov. iii. 8; Venus, formerly customary for women to appear in armour in
their worship of this idol, Deut. xxii. 5. Prostitutes
were applied to the support of her abominable worship,
so translated, Num. xxxiii. 22 ; Deut. xxxi. 17; Job the origin of the name of this idol, 2 Kings xvii. 30.
Gen. i. 1.
saic economy, Deut. xii. 14. Why not so necessary under Vespasian, description of the coin struck by this emper
the capture of Jerusalem, Isa. iii. 26; Lam. i. 1.
ornaments are kept, whence the word is derived, 2 Kings
Vesuvius, some account of the eruption of, in A. D. 79, Gen.
Vetaron, 7707, import of this Jewish memorial symbol, Maso-
Its primitive inhabitants generally supposed to have been Vicarious sacrifices, after the similitude of the Jewish scape-
goat, have been common among most ancient nations, Lev.
. 30. Inquiry into the mode of consultation by, Victim of the heathens being brought without reluctance to
the altar considered by them a good omen, and vice versa,
Isa. Ix. 7.
of frequent occurrence in barrows or tumuli in this country, sidered, according to Pliny, Lev. i. 2.
Victor of Antioch, a commentator on St. Mark's Gospel,
The Jews remarkable for usury and usurious contracts, | Vile person, definition of the Hebrew word thus rendered,
Isa. xxxii. 5.
adopted in its cultivation, Psa. Ixxx. 8, &c. The vine
grapes, not for wine, Isa. v. 2. The leaves of this tree
often used by the Egyptians for wrapping up their mince-
meat, Psa. Ixxviii. 47. This tree very frequently used in
Vines, large trunks of the, in Persia, Isa. v. 2.
patriarchs are resembled to the twelve signs of the zodiac, olf, with' hedges of the rhamnus, paliurus, oxyacantha,
Vineyard toucer of the ancients, what, Isa. v. 2.
Virgil's description of Neptune appeasing the storm raised by
Juno for the destruction of the feet of Æneas, Psa. xxix.,
recovered the passage round the Cape of Good Hope aster Virgin, see Almah.
Vision, Mr. Mason Good's remarks on the related Eliphaz
ral illustration, ibid.
Vitringa, (Campegius) author of a comment on Isaiah, Gene-
endued its different species to multiply themselves, instanced Vitruvius's directions relative to felling of trees, 1 Kings v. 6.
Vitzliputzli, the supreme deity of the Mexicans, how repre-
Index to the Old Testament.
Voice of the Lord, thunder frequently called by this name in Wells, scarce in every part of the East, Judg. v. 11 ; Job zi
Scripture, Exod. ix. 28 ; Job xxxix. 1; Psa. xxix. 3, &c. 18. Esteemed a great virtue in the East to furnish thirsty
Wells, (Dr. Edward) publisher of a New Testament in Greek
Wench, various opinions concerning the derivation of this
Wesley, (Rev. John) author of Notes on the Old and New
Testamert, General Preface, p. 8.
Wesley, (Mrs.) mother of the late celebrated John and Charles
tion of the different kinds of vow, Num. xxx. 2. Dr. Wetstein, (J. James) a celebrated critic on the New Testa-
Wheels of Ezekiel, observations upon this very remarkable
account of the, General Preface, p. 22. See also Isa. Ixvi., Wheel carriages in use from very remote antiquity, Gen. xlv.
thus rendered, in what they may possibly differ in import.
Job xxxvü. 9, xxxviii. 1 ; Psa. lvu. 9; Prov. i. 27.
Whispering or chirping out of the dust, import of this phrase,
Whit or wid, derivation and import of this old English word,
Dr. Kennicott's remarks concerning the, 1 Kings xx., in Whitby, (Dr.) a very able commentator on the New Testa-
ment, General Preface, p. 8.
of persons of high rank, Gen. xlix. 8.
termed in the prophetical writings, 1 Chron. v. 25; Ezek.
with figures of the ancient objects of idolatry, Ezek. viii. Wild ass, natural history of the, Job xxix. 5–8.
Wild grapes, the Hebrew word so translated, in the opinion
nightshade, known to the Arabs by the name of aneb el
Will, observations on the freedom of the, Psa. cx. 3; Pror.
inventory of the wardrobe of a Hebrew lady, as explained Wind-mills, an invention posterior to that of water-mills, Isa.
of the East in cooling their wines, Prov. Ixv. 13. How
among the Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans, Job ix. 30; of Egypt, according to Hasselquist, not the produce of its
own vineyards, Isa, v. 2. Account of the mized uine of
named, Exod. xiv. 24. Into how many watches the night on the mode of the treatment of wines, Isa. xxv. 6.
Wine-presses in Persia, how formed, according to Chardin,
Isa. v. 2.
Jer. x. 13. Decomposed by the galvanic fluid, Gen. viii. cording to Bochart, Isa. xviii. 1.
Psa. i. 4. Nearly the same with that practised in various
dinance among the Hebrews and other nations, 1 Sam. vii. winnowing machine, ibid.
the extraordinary greatness of the, to the sand on the sce-
and the Bithynians and Sardinians, Num. v., in fine. iv. 29.
thus denominated only pretended to have, or actually
2 Sam. xvi. 21.
Wizard, derivation and import of this word, Lev. xix. 31 ;
of witch, ibid.
Why the tribe of Benjanin was resembled to this animal,
standards of the Jewish weights and measures kept in the Wolf grapes, the same with the solanum incanum or hoery
nightshade, Isa. v. 2.
Index to the Old Testament.
Woman, inquiry into the derivation of the term, Gen. ii. 23., Zahab, 2-1, its derivation and import, Job xxviii. 17. .
To be slain by a woman considered by the ancients a mark Zalmonah, the thirty-fourth station of the Israelites in the
wilderness, where probably situated, and why so named,
Exod. xi. 5; Isa. xlvii. 2. Women, among the ancients, Zamarenians, from whom probably descended, Gen. xxv. 2.
, or in other words, Zamzummim, some account of this ancient people, Deut.
. 8; 1 Sam. ii. 22. The announcing and celebrating Zarah, import of the name, Gen. xxxvii. 30.
or word, is evidently used personally, Gen. xv. 1, xxvi. 5, Zebulun, why so named, Gen. xxx. 20.
Job xlii. 10; Psa. xxiii. 4, lv. 16, Lxviii. 16; Isa. xlv. 22. Zeh, nt, import of this word among the Jews, when used as
Zelgaphoth, a pestilential east wind, suddenly killing those
bable that a wind of this description, and not a wall, as
xxix. 18; Lam. iii. 15. A man grievously afflicted termed ty-seven thousand Syrians in the time of Ben-hadad, ibid.
Solemn trifling of some commentators relative to the mys-
Num. ix. 1. Transpositions, errors of very easy occurrence, Zeradusht, Žerdust, or Zeratusht, see Zoroaster.
Zif, a Hebrew month answering to a part of our April and
May, 1 Kings vi. 38. This name supposed to have been
borrowed from the Chaldeans, and to be an evidence that
tivity, 1 Kings vi. 1.
, for what purpose instituted, Exod. Zikenim, -p, a degree of civil distinction among the
Hebrews, Josh. xxiii. 2.
in the wilderness, some account of, Num. xxxiii. 36.
by David, 2 Sam. v. 7. Dr. Kennicott's translation of the
Deut. xxxiii. 23; Josh. 1. 4. Generally rendered in the Ziph, where situated, Psa. liv., in principio.
Zoan, the same with Tanis, Ezek. xxx. 14.
time of Joseph, Gen. xlix, in fine. Very elegant allusion
book of Deuteronomy appointed to be read at this time, Psa. Ixv. 11.
Zonah, 77377, commonly rendered harlot, what it properly im-
memorial symbols, Masoretic notes at the end of Exodus zonah and 1077, kedeshah, both indifferently rendered
harlot in our version, Gen. xxxviii. 21.
Zoroaster or Zeradusht, traditions concerning, Exod. iii. 2.
in fine. In what sense we are to understand the tradition
two millions of verses, Introduction to Ezra. Zoroaster
Daniel, Introduction to Daniel.
tics, Gen. xxxix. 6. Remarkable anecdote concerning
this woman, as related in the Koran, ibid.
Zumeet, a kind of food, how prepared, 2 Sam. xvii. 28.
Zamzummim, Gen. xiv. 5 ; Deut. ii. 20.