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CONTAINED IN THE NOTES. White horse, his rider emblematical of Christ, His vic- | Wind, east, what it signifies, Isai. xxvii. 7. See East tory, triumph, and royalty, Rev. vi. 2.
wind. Whited wall, illustration of this expression used by St. Winds, tempestuous, signifying wars and commotions, Paul to Ananias, Acts xxiii. 3.
Jer. iv. 11; xlix. 36. holding the four winds,' what Whole congregation, sin of, differently explained, Lev. figuratively expressed, Rev. vii. 1. iv. 13.
Windows, in the East large, and even with the floor of Whoredoms, a wife of, explained, Hos. i. 2.
the room, Jer. xxii. 14; Acts xx. 9. what substances Wicked, their society dangerous, Numb. xvi. 26. curbed the ancients used in m, i Cor. xiii. 12.
by a Divine hand, Numb. xxii. 12. used as instru- of heaven, explained, Gen. vii. 11. ments of Divine judgment, and then themselves sub- of the ark, Gen. vi. 16. different from the window, ject to it, 1 Kings xvi. 12; Isai. X. 12. their posterity Gen. viii. 6. inherit fruit of their sin, Job xx. 29. their prosperity Wine, why forbidden to the priests, Lev. x. 10. metahow to be judged of, Ps. lxxiii. 27. God in His phorically used, Deut. xxxii. 32. future judgment will distinguish between the right- “which cheereth God and man' explained, Judg. eous and them, Ezek. xviii. 20. God has no pleasure ix. 13. red preferred to white in the East, Prov. in their death, Ezek. xxxiii. 11; Hos. v. 15. argu
xxiii. 31; Isai. xxvii. 2. mixed with the lees highly ment to render them sensible of the evil of their sins, intoxicating, Prov. xxiii. 30. cooled, in snow in the Rom. vii. 17. the grand excuse by which they justify East, Prov. xxv. 13. themselves overturned, ibid. how they fortify them- spiced, explained, Song of Sol. vii. 2. selves against the Gospel, figuratively described, mixed with water,' force of the expression, Isai. i. 22. 2 Cor. x. 5. by what their power of doing evil is • wine on the lees' explained, Isai. xxv. 6. regulated, i Pet. iii. 17.
of God's wrath, explained, Jer. xiii. 13. • Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked' explained, • without mixture,' figuratively denoting the
1 Sam. xxiv. 13. naturally shortens life, Prov. x. severest punishment, Rev. xiv. 10.
27. why God does not prevent it, or immediately Winepresses, dug in the earth in the East, Matt. xxi. punish it, Matt. xii. 30. 'bread of, explained, Prov. 33. for the purpose of coolness, Isai. v. 2. the iv. 17.
largest usually without the city, Rev. xix. 20. to Widow, obligation on the brother of the deceased hus- tread the winepress, a prophetick image of destruc
band to marry her when left without issue, obtained tion, ibid. among nations unconnected with the Jews, Ruth Wings, to trust under, remark on the metaphor, Ruth i. 11.
ii. 12. of Sarepta, whence her knowledge of the God of Winketh with his eyes, explained, Prov. vi. 13. Israel and of His Prophet, 1 Kings xvii. 12. her Winnowing, the manner of it in the East, Ruth iii. 2; admirable faith and trust in God, ver. 15. her hap- Ps. i. 4. piness in not shutting her hand to the man of God, Winter in Judea, its coldness, Matt. xxiv. 20. ver. 16. her faith revived on the raising of her son, Winterhouse, what it was, explained, Jer. xxxvi. 22. ver. 24.
Wires of gold, not formed in the modern way, Exod. Widows, no time for their mourning prescribed by law, xxxix. 3.
2 Sam. xi. 27. that are widows indeed, explained, Wisdom of God celebrated, Dan. ii. 20. i Tim. v. 3.
for eternal wisdom, the Son of God, Prov. Wife, one betrothed was so styled by the Jews, Matt. i. viii. 22. 16, 20.
different meanings of the word, Eccles. i. 1. of one man, what meant by the phrase, 1 Tim. for all piety, Prov. i. 20. its several degrees, Wisd. v. 9.
vi. 17. what Divine wisdom teaches, Wisd. vii. 17. Wild beasts, examples of God's punishment by them, its superiority set forth, ibid. uncreated and created,
Lev. xxvi. 22. abound in Judea, Deut. vii. 22. illus- distinguished, ver. 22. first step to it, the desire of trative of a remark in the Old Testament, ibid.
being wise, Prov. iv. 1. imperfection of human, reass, Ishmael compared to one, Gen. xvi. 12. See presented, Eccles. i. 15. Ass.
pretenders to, among the Gentiles aimed at by Wilderness, what the word signifies, Jer. ix. 10; Matt. St. Paul, Rom. i. 18. how they manifested their
ii. 1; 1 Kings ii. 34; 2 Cor. xi. 26. when opposed folly, ver. 22. to hills signifies plains, Joel i. 19. of the people, ex- what sort of, recommended by the sacred writers, plained, Ezek. xx. 35. a church when made one, Jam. i. 5. end which it pursues, ibid. means of Hos. ii. 3, 14.
attaining it, ibid. distinguished from worldly wisof the Red sea, described, Jer. ii. 6. why God led dom, ibid. first mode of shewing it, Jam. iii. 13. the Israelites that way, Exod. xiii. 18. why a fit difference between worldly and heavenly wisdom, ver. place for enjoying the law, Lev. xviii. 3. chief time 15, 17. of travelling in by night, Numb. ix. 21. sometimes by " is justified of her children,' meaning of the day, ibid. why the Israelites wandered in it so long, phrase, Matt. xi. 19. ver. 23. its intricacies, Deut. xxxii. 10. how God led of Solomon, not an inspired book, Introd. to Israel about it, ibid.
Wisd. composed long after time of Solomon, ibid. of Judea, where situated, Matt. iii. 1. that where not canonical, ibid. author acquainted with Plato's our Lord was tempted, described, Matt. iv. 1.
works, ibid. the style, ibid. Will of God, the prayer that it may be done, Matt. vi. book of, part supposed to be lost, Wisd. xix. 19.
10. best understood by those who best practise it, Wise men, paid honour to our Saviour according to John vii. 17.
the custom of their country, Matt. ii. 11. reflection Wind, heat of, in the East, described, Jonah iv. 8. on the communication of our Saviour's birth to them,
scorching, God's judgments compared to, Jer. xxii. ibid. See Magi. 22. 'to feed on wind' explained, Hos. xii. 1.
words of the, why compared to goads, Eccles. north, its effect, Prov. xxxv. 23.
xii. 11. south, accompanied with whirlwinds, Zech. men which knew the times,' explained, Esth. ix. 14.
INDEX TO THE PRINCIPAL MATTERS Wisehearted, who called so by the Hebrews, Exod. | Women, their practice of acting as teachers in the church xxviii. 3.
not allowed by St. Paul, 1 Cor. xi. 5. indecent manWitch, what sort of person meant, Exod. xxii. 18. See ner of performing it condemned, ibid. why he corEN-DOR.
rected first the indecency of their manner, ibid. the Witchcraft, what meant by it, i Sam. xv. 23; Gal. v. practice itself afterwards expressly condemned, ibid. 20. its sin, 1 Sam. xv, 23.
forbidden to teach in the church, 1 Cor. xiv. 34. Witchcrafts, arts of luxury so called, Nah. iii. 4.
precept concerning their attire considered, 1 Tim. ii. • Without God in the world' explained, Eph. ii. 12. 2. what sort of forbidden, ibid. why the precept
the camp, why the bullock was carried thither, not to be slighted, ibid. when applicable, ibid. their Lev. iv. 12. typical of Christ, ibid. why bodies of giving publick and private instruction distinguished, beasts burnt there, Lev. xvi. 27.
ver. 12. what meant by the passage, 'she shall be Witness, ' I call heaven and earth to,' meaning of the saved in childbearing,' &c. ver. 15. what sort of
phrase, Deut. iv. 26. why used in Scripture, ibid. adorning forbidden them, 1 Pet. iii. 3. prohibition * three that bear witness in earth,' explained, 1 John not to be strictly understood, ibid. illustrated by a v. 8. the believer how said to have the witness in saying of our Lord's, ibid. himself, ver. 10. See Three Persons, &c.
Wonder, ‘men wondered at explained, Zech. ii. 8. Witnesses, in what cases two were required, Deut. xix. Wood offering, explanation of it, Neh. x. 24.
15. in what one might be enough, ibid. conjectures Woods, why the heathens worshipped their gods in them, on St. Paul's remark in the mouth of two or three Deut. xii. 2. &c.' 2 Cor. xiii. 1.
Word, why the second Person in the Godhead is so the two, what designed by this prophecy, Rev. called, John i, 1; 1 Sam. iii. 21. the name not new xi. 3. no two particular persons or churches in- to the Jews, as applied to the promised Redeemer, tended, ibid. what meant by their power to shut ibid. appeared personally to the Patriarchs, Gen. heaven, &c. ver. 6. this prophecy not yet fulfilled, xviii. 1. to Abraham, ver. 2; xv. 1. presided at ver. 7.
the giving of the law, Gal. iii. 19. See CHRIST, Sox Wives, their submission to their husbands, on what of God, &c.
principle enforced, Eph. v. 22. how their behaviour of God, the only rule of action, Gen. vi. 22. may be an honour to the Gospel, Tit. ii. 5. of the only security, Gen. viii. 22. to be received in its deacons, question concerning the phrase, 1 Tim. iii. integrity, Deut. xii. 32. the excellence of it, Ps. cxix. 11. why exhorted to amiable behaviour, 1 Pet. iii. 1. 96. °faithful find it true, ver. 150. why compared what meant by its being coupled with fear, ibid. what to fire, and to a hammer, Jer. xxiii. 29. the terrible meant by honour being given unto them as the weaker chastisement of being deprived of it, Amos vui. 14. vessel, ver. 7. what by their being called · heirs to- its effect when rightly applied, Matt. iv. 11. improvegether of the grace of life,' ibid.
ment the end of hearing and reading it, Luke viii. formerly multiplied in the East from motives of 16. Christians are to take care how they hear," pomp, 1 Kings xi. 3. buried in same grave with their ver. 18. its great effect on sinners, when duly handled, husbands, Tob. iv. 4.
Acts xxiv. 25. how it should be received, i Thess, Wizards, explained, Lev. xix. 31.
ïi. 13. what constitutes it, ibid. See Scriptures. Wolves, devour all their prey, Zeph. iii. 3.
of God is quick,' &c. question concerning the false teachers so called, Acts xx. 29.
sense of the expression, Heb. iv. 12. explanation of Woman, made in the image of God, Gen. i. 27; ii. 21. the passage, ibid.
sentence upon, explained, Gen. iii. 16. the seed of God must be received with meekness, Jam. i. of, why the promised Redeemer especially called so, 21. in what sense must be ingrafted in us, ibid. ver. 20.
- in season, commended, Prov. xxv. 11. industry of a virtuous, described, Prov. xxxi. 13. Words, meaning precepts, Exod. xx. 1. strange, meaning of the term, Prov. ii. 16.
of the law, commanded by Moses to be written on a term of address conveying no mark of dis- stones, what meant by them, Deut. xxvii. 2. respect, John ii. 4.
the regulation of our words enforced, Ps. lii. 9. signifying a city or body politick, Rev. xii. 1. what shew the disposition of heart from which they prorepresented by the earth helping her, ver. 16.
ceed, Matt. xii. 37. on a scarlet coloured beast, signifying, Christian of sound doctrine, their authorized sense not to Rome, Rev. xvii. 3.
be departed from, Rom. vi. 9. Women of bad principles, consequence of associating to eat them up, explained, Jer. xv. 16. a play upon with them, Gen. vi. 2.
words not unusual, Amos viii. 1, 2. employed in drawing water in the East, Gen. xxiv. Work, ‘him that worketh' explained, Rom. iv. 4. ‘him 11. 15.
that worketh not, but believeth, explained, ver. 5. of rank, employed in menial offices in early times, used in opposition to grace, Rom. xi. 6. Gen. xxiv. 15.
of God, Christians so called, Rom. xiv. 20. and children, usually epared in war, Gen. xxxiv. nothing to hinder us from working out our salva25; Numb. xxxi. 9. law of God to the same effect, tion, Phil. ii. 13. how connected with the declaration ibid.
that God worketh in us, &c. ibid. 'it is God which · Israelitish, notorious for their idolatry, Deut. xxxii. worketh in you,' &c. in what connexion to be under19.
stood, ibid.' God's work in us, whence it proceeds, the custom of their singing the praises of God on ibid. not irresistible, ibid. what meant by it, Phil. remarkable occasions, 1 Sam. xviii. 6. their manner
an encouragement to our diligence, ibid. reof feasting in the East, Esth. i. 9. apart from the sult of the hole, ibid. God's working in us no reamen, ibid. produced in publick on festival occasions son for presumption and security, ibid. rather a in Persia, ver. 11. employed in the East to invite motive to fear and trembling, ibid. to banquets, Prov. ix. 3. peculiarly employed to Work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of celebrate glad tidings, Isai. xl. 9.
hope,' Hebraisms explained, 1 Thess. i. 3. disorderly, great danger from them, Eccles. vii. Workmanship, how Christians are God's workmanship, 28.
Eph. ii. 10. to what end, ibid.
CONTAINED IN THE NOTES. Works of God which demand our praise, enumerated, | Worship of Christ, permitted by Himself, Matt. xxviii. Ps. cxlv, 5.
good, indispensable to salvation, Matt. vii. 21. religious, paid to Christ by His disciples, Luke inseparable from right faith, ibid.
xxiv. 52. See Adoration, Christ the proper object those which St. Paul excludes from justification, of worship. what they are not, Rom. iii. 31. what they are, ibid. objects of, difference of their moral effect on
of repentance, necessary to justification, Rom. heathens and Christians, 1 Pet. i. 15. iv. 8.
the spiritual spoken of by known terms of worof the law, not to be confounded with good works, ship in use, Isai. xix. 19. Gal. iv. 31. the former abolished by the Gospel, used for reverence, Dan. ii. 46; Luke xiv. 10. for ibid. the latter of eternal obligation, ibid. their obedience and prostration. Matt. ii. 11; viii. 2. necessity to salvation, ibid.
Worth, old Saxon verb signifying to be,' Ezek. xxx. 2. of righteousness, two descriptions of, distinguished Wounds, meaning reproof, Prov. xxvii. 6. as conditions of happiness, Tit. ii. 5.
Wrap up, to make intricate, Mic. vii. 3. of the devil, how destroyed by the manifestation of Wrath of God, what meant by its being revealed to the the Son of God, 1 John M. 8.
Gentiles, Rom. i. 18. World, meaning Babylonish empire, Isai. xiii. 11, of man,' what meant by its 'working not the
meaning the land of Judea, Acts xi. 28. meaning righteousness of God, Jam. i. 20. the Roman empire, Luke ii. 1; Col. i. 6.
generation of, explained, Jer. vii. 29. See Chilmeaning the unbelieving and impenitent world, dren. John xvii. 9, 10. what it usually signifies in Scrip- Wrest, metaphor whence taken, 2 Pet. iii. 16. ture, Rom. xii. 2. and why, ibid.
Wrestle, what man wrestled with Jacob, Gen. xxxii. 24. since the world began,' different significations, Wrestlers, expression taken from them, Ps. xli. 9. Rom. xvi. 25. general state of when Christ came, Wrestling and boxing, one of the Grecian games alluded suited to the purposes of His coming, Gal. iv. 4. to, 1 Cor. ix. 25. what it consisted of, ibid. pre
what meant by being crucified to it, Gal. vi. 14. vious preparation for, ibid. how applicable to Christwhy necessary, ibid. ruling love to the ways of it ians, ibid. not consistent with saving faith, ibid. this does not Writer, a wise, requires a wise reader, applied, Prov. i. 6. prohibit the comforts and duties of life, ibid. Writers of the New Testament, their inability to ex
to come, what the phrase denotes, Heb. ii. 5. press their gratitude for God's love in Jesus Christ, whence derived, ibid.
Eph. i. 7. reflection with respect to all Christians, how the phrase of the whole world used,' i John ibid. ii. 2. in what sense Jesus called the Saviour of it, Writing, ancient method of, Job xix. 23; Deut. xxvii. 2. ibid. caution against understanding it in a restrained Written in heaven, what custom alluded to, Luke x. 20.
See Book of life. by whom overcome, 1 John v. 4. by what weapon to be overcome, ibid.
X. its population before the flood, Gen. vii. 19. He who made it alone knows how it should be governed, Xerxes, his expedition against Greece prophesied of, Job xxxviii. 4.
Dan, xi. 2. the conversion of the, our duty to pray for, Ps. c. 4. the established course of, an object of admiration,
Y. Ps. cxxxvi. 4.
- kingdoms of the, how to be understood, Jer. xxv. Yea, how used by the Greeks, 2 Cor. i. 20. 26.
and nay, explained, 2 Cor. i. 18. Hebrews have no one word to express it, Hag. ii. Year, civil and ecclesiastical began at different times, 6. how expressed by them, Gen. i. 1; ii. 1.
Exod. xii. 2; Neh. viii. 2. whole, why Aaron's garment symbol of it, Wisd. Years, put for days, Isai. xx. 3. the twelve hundred xviii. 24.
and sixty, reflections on prophecy of, Dan. xii. 7. Worldly men, their incredulity and sin, Gen. xix. 14. Yoke, raised forward to cool the neck, how alluded to,
things to which they are devoted, to what three heads Hos. xi. 4. reduced, 1 John ii. 16. their inconsistency with re- Yokefellow, conjecture as to the person intended, Phil. ligious dispositions, ibid. how we may be secured iv. 3. from them, ibid, reflections on the names by which Yokes, what they were, Jer. xxvii. 2. of iron, explained, the Apostles describe them, ibid.
Jer. xxviii. 13. lusts, what meant by them, Tit. ii. 12. the evil Young man, who so called by the Hebrews, Exod. effects of prosecuting them, ibid. why we are com
xxxiii. 11. manded to deny them, ibid. a parallel phrase in the what the young ought to remember, Eccles. xi. 9. Liturgy, ibid.
what directions they should be guided by, Ps. cxix. 9. - motives, of a scribe in following Christ, Matt. Younger, what the word denotes, 1 Pet. v. 5. viii. 19.
Youth, from his youth' explained, Gen. viii. 21. Worldly-inindedness, the cause of all other abomi- season for acquiring knowledge, Prov. viii. 17.
nations, Gen. vi. 11. forbidden by Christ, Luke xvi. "husband of,'" wife of,' explained, Joel i. 8. 25. See Earthly things.
let no man despise thy youth' explained, 1 Tim. Worm that never dieth, allusion of the phrase, Mark
ix. 46. Worship of God, wherein different from heathen rites, Exod. xx. 26. minutest matters provided for, Lev.
to be kept pure from heathenish ceremonies, Zaanan, where situate, Mic. i. 11. Deut. xii. 32. exhortation to it from the example of Zabianism, what it means, Job xxxi. 26. only species Hezekiah, Isai. xxxviii. 5. under the Messiah to be of idolatry noticed in Job; ibid. See Sun and heapurged of superstition, Mal. iii. 3.
INDEX TO THE PRINCIPAL MATTERS, &c. Zaccheus, probability as to his origin, Luke xix. 9. king, Jer. xxxvii. 1. propriety of Jeremiah's address
remarks on his sincerity, and his eagerness to embrace to him, Jer. xxvii. 12. reflections on his bebaviour the Gospel, ver. 6, 9. what he meant by professing, to Jeremiah, Jer. xxxviii. 28. thought the prophe'the half of my goods,' &c. ver. 8.
cies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel inconsistent with each ZACHARIAS, (son of Barachias,) who is the person in- other, Ezek. xii. 13. why called profane and wicked tended, Matt. xxiii. 35.
by the latter, Ezek. xxi. 25. his breach of faith with (father of John the Baptist,) what meant by his Nebuchadnezzar, why permitted, 2 Kings xxiv. 20. being righteous before God, Luke i. 6. why tem- a solemn sentence passed against him by the Babyporary
dumbness was inflicted on him, ver. 20. his lonians, 2 Kings xxv. 6. the two predictions coohymn of thanksgiving, ver. 67. propriety of using it cerning him remarkably fulfilled, ver. 7; Ezek. sii. in our Church service, ibid.
13. ZADOK, why spoken of before Abiathar, 2 Sam. xv. 29. ZelopHCHAD's daughters, law relating to them con
in what sense anointed to be priest, 1 Chron. xxix. cerned only heiresses, Numb. xxxvi. 8. 22.
ZENAS, who he was, Tit. iii. 13. Zair, its probable situation, 2 Kings viii. 21.
ZEPHANIAH, contemporary with Jeremiah, Jer. XXV. 4. ZAREPHATH, how called in the New Testament, i Kings of tribe of Simeon, when he prophesied, preceded xvii. 9. its situation, ibid. its present name and Jeremiah, his style, Introd. to Zeph.
ZeRubbabel, the four descriptions of persons who reZeal in a good thing exemplified and commended, turned with him, 1 Chron. ix. 2. a type of Messiah,
Numb. xxv. 13. described, Ps. cxix. 139. should be Hag. ii. 21, 23; Jer. xxx. 21. improbable circumtempered by discretion, Luke ix. 55. 'a zeal of God' stance related of him, 1 Esdr. iv. 13, 47. See Tirexplained, Rom. x. 2.
shatha. of the Lord of hosts, what it means, 2 Kings xix. Z1BA, his well contrived fiction to obtain Mephibo31.
sheth's possessions, 2 Sam. xvi. 3. *Zealously affect you, but not well,' explained, Gal. iv. Zidon, country of, or Phenicia, Gen. xlix. 13. 17.
- city of, mother city of Tyre, Ezek. xxviii. 21. Zebulon, tribe of, its situation, Gen. xlix. 13. exactly sketch of its history, ibid. See TYRE.
described by Jacob, ibid. why joined with that of Ziklag, its situation, 1 Sam. xxvii. 6. Issachar in the blessing of Moses, Deut. xxxiii. 18. Zimri, the Simeonite, aggravating circumstances in his their different pursuits and riches specified, ibid. the crime, Numb. xxv. 6. former a commercial people, ibid. some of the arts - a people of Arabia, why so called, Jer. xxv. 25. practised by them probably referred to, ver. 19. their Zin, wilderness of, its situation, Numb. xii. 21; xx. l. religious zeal, ibid.
particular parts of it, ibid. sometimes called the wi. Zechariah, (son of Jehoiada,) put to death by Joash, derness, ibid. and why, ibid.
2 Chron. xxiv. 21. his prophecy of God's judg- Zion, why called God's holy hill, Ps. iii. 4. fortificaments in punishment of his murderers, ver. 22. tion on it described, 1 Mac. iv. 60. Son of God to revengeful spirit in his last words, ibid.
be visibly present there foretold, Ps. 1. 2.
mountains in the days of Uzziah, probably son of Zechariah, of, what probably intended, Ps. cxxxiii. 3. daughter the son of Jehoiada, 2 Chron. xxvi.5. his character, of, what part of Jerusalem intended, 2 Kings xix. 21. ibid.
why called 'a virgin,' ibid. spiritually for the Church, (son of Berechiah,) in what sense called son of Mic. iv. 7. the conduct of a true citizen of, described, Iddo, Ezra v. 1. account of him, Introd. to Zech. Ps. xv. introd. and of his prophecies, ibid. his style, ibid. and re- ZIPPORAH, why Moses sent her back, Exod. xvii. 2. semblance to Jeremiah, ibid. his probable age at the Zoan, or Tanis, its situation, antiquity, and character, time of his third vision, Zech. Ži. 4. remarks on his Numb. xiii. 22; Isai. xix. 13; Ezek. xxx. 14; Ps. being said to prophesy unto or against the Jews, lxxviii. 12. Ezra v. I. his remarkable prediction of the coming Zoar, where situated, Gen. xiii
. 10. meaning of the of Messiah, Zech. ix. 9, 10. his conduct typical of name, Gen. xix. 22. reflections on its preservation, that of Christ, Zech. xi. 4. prophecy from him ibid.
pressed upon the Jews by St. Paul, Rom. iii. 30. Zobah, kingdom of, its situation, 2 Sam. viii. 3. Zedad, where situate, Ezek. xlvii. 15.
Zodiack referred to, Wisd. xiii. 2.
Babylon, 2 Kings xxiv. 17. why called the son of Zuph, where situated, Deut. i. 1.
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