Ungodliness of man, its signification as opposed to un- | Upright, the blessing of them, what it means, Prov. xi.
righteousness, Rom. i. 18.


Unicorn, different opinions concerning it, Numb. xxiii.
22. most probably the rhinoceros, ibid. described,
Job xxxix. 9; Ps. xxii. 21.

Union and mutual relation among Christians, what
results from Rom. xii. 8.
and by

with Christ, who hath it, 1 Cor. vi. 17.
what means, ibid.
Unity, importance of, to the security of the Church,
1 Cor. xiv. 33. a condition of God's presence among
us, 2 Cor. xiii. 11. by what obligations enforced,
Eph. iv. 4.

and charity, why so much pressed in the Epistles
to the Corinthians, 1 Cor. xvi. 14.

in church and state preserved by religious associ-
ation, Deut. xvi. 16.

in judgment and affection, how to be respected
among Christians, 1 Cor. i. 10.

of faith and doctrine intimately connected with
the unity of affection, Eph. iv. 3.

of God, proved by reason, Exod. xx. 3. confirmed
by Scripture, ibid. expressly asserted in Scripture,
Deut. vi. 4. proved from the baptismal form, Matt.
xxviii. 19.

of the Spirit, how to be kept in the bond of peace,
Eph. iv. 3.
Universal charity, why particularly recommended to the
Galatians, Gal. vi. 10.

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- redemption by Christ's death asserted, Rom. v. 12,
14, 18. asserted and proved, 2 Cor. v. 14; 1 John

ii. 2.

Unjust, the heathens so called, 1 Cor. vi. 1. and why,

Unknown God, the Athenian altar to, various opinions
respecting its origin, Acts xvii. 23.
Unlawful, nothing unlawful is expedient, Gen. iii. 5;

xix. 8.

Unlearned, are not to pry particularly into prophecies
which are yet future, Dan. xii. 9.


and unstable, what persons meant, 2 Pet. iii. 16.
how they wrest' the Scriptures, ibid. how unto
their own destruction,' ibid. meaning of the whole
passage, ibid. See Learning, Preachers of the Gospel.
Unleavened bread, first day of, what intended, Matt.
xxvi. 17.

Unmarried, in what sense used, 1 Cor. vii. 8.
Unpardonable sin, no sin at this time necessarily so,
1 John v. 16. par. 4.
Unprofitable, what the word means, Philem. ver. 11;
Heb. xiii. 17.
Unrighteous persons incapable of eternal life, 1 Cor.
vi. 9. reflections on St. Paul's emphatical assertion
of it, ibid.
Unrighteousness opposed to truth, what it signifies,
Rom. ii. 8. why men are said to obey it, ibid.
Unruly, a military term, 1 Thess. v. 14. who denoted
by it, ibid.

Unshod, withhold thy foot from being,' expression
explained, Jer. ii. 25.

Unspeakable gift, what it is for which St. Paul gives

thanks unto God, 2 Cor. ix. 15.
Unworthiness, not a reason for abstaining from the
Lord's Supper, 1 Cor. xi. 27. what a sense of it
should prompt persons to do, ibid. state of the case
illustrated, ibid. See Lord's Supper, &c.

good effects of a sense of it, 1 John v. 4.
Upharsin, what it literally signifies, Dan. v. 28.
UPHAZ, where situate, Jer. x. 9.

Upholding all things by the word of his power' ex-
plained, Heb. i. 3. remarks on its being attributed
to the Son of God, ibid.

Uprightness, land of, what meant by, Ps. cxliii. 10.
Upward, consider from this day and upward,' explained,
Hag. ii. 15, 18.

UR of the Chaldees, where situated, Gen. xi. 28.
URIAH, why called the Hittite,' 2 Sam. xi. 3.
URIJAH, the priest, remarks on his base compliance
with an idolatrous prince, 2 Kings xvi. 16.
-son of Shemaiah, a Prophet, contemporary with
Jeremiah, Jer. xxv. 4.

Urim and Thummim, signification of the words, Exod.
xxviii. 30. what intended by them uncertain, ibid.
an ornament for enabling the high priest to collect
Divine instruction, ibid. how noticed in the blessing
of Moses on Levi, Deut. xxxiii. 8. the destruction
of the temple, conjecture about it at Ezra ii. 63.

'till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thum-
mim' explained, Ezra ii. 63; Neh. vii. 65.
Usury, how distinguished from increase, Lev. xxv. 36.
prohibition of them how interpreted by some Jews,
ibid. benevolent foundation of the precept, ibid.
palpable wickedness of an exorbitant demand on
them, Lev. xxv. 36. law broken by the Jews, Neh.
v. 7. a particular sort of usury meant by the hun-
dredth part' of the money, ver. 11. usury still prac-
tised in Syria to a very oppressive extent, ibid. why
noticed in the description of a citizen of Zion, Ps.

XV. 5.

Uz, land of, where situate, Job i. 1. why so called,
Gen. xxii. 20.

Uzzaн, wherein his errour in touching the ark con-
sisted, 2 Sam. vi. 7. he acted contrary to an express
law, ibid. God's design in his punishment, ibid.
UZZIAH, the excellence of his early conduct, and his
prosperity, 2 Chron. xxvi. 6. tempted by prosperity
to forgetfulness of God, ver. 16. his presumption in
burning incense in the temple, ver. 16, 18. why
struck with leprosy in the forehead, ver. 19. a warn
ing to intruders into the ministry, ibid. precluded
from entering the temple, and why, ver. 21. why
buried in a sepulchre by himself, ver. 23.


Vail, worn by Eastern brides, Gen. xxiv. 65. and gene-
rally by the Moorish women, ibid. much worn by
women in the East, Gen. xxviii. 14. doubts about
its meaning, Ruth iii. 15. what a token of, 1 Cor.
xi. 4. customary among some nations, ibid.

before the testimony, its use, Exod. xxvii. 21.
of the temple, what signified by its being rent at
Christ's passion, Matt. xxvii. 51.
Vain, put for idle, Prov. xii. 11.

- fellows, meaning 'low, empty, worthless,' 2 Sam.
vi. 20.

men, meaning poor and needy men, Judg. xi. 3.
things, meaning idols, 1 Sam. xii. 21.
-jangling' explained, 1 Tim. i. 6.

Valley of salt, conjectures respecting it, 2 Sam. viii. 13.
of the passengers, why so called, Ezek. xxxix. 11.
Valleys, children slain in,' what it means, Isai. lvii. 5.
VANDALS, their invasion under Genseric foretold, Rev.

viii. 10.

Vanity, put for falsehood, Ps. xii. 2. put for false gods,
Ps. xxiv. 4. what meant by, Eccles. i. 2. what so
called, Rom. viii. 20.

of the mind, what it comprehends, Eph. iv. 17.
how it appears to describe the nations of the earth,

'cords of' explained, Isai. v. 18.


Vanities, idols so called, Jer. ii. 5. meaning pretended | Virgin, Babylon why so called, Isai. xlvii. 1.
and false deities, Acts xiv. 15.

meaning of, 1 Cor. vii. 25, 36.

lying,' strange gods, Ps. xxxi. 6; Jonah ii. 8.
Varieties of the human species accounted for, Gen. x.


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VASHTI, why brought by Ahasuerus into the assembly,
Esther i. 11.

Vengeance, or Divine justice, placed among the heathen
divinities, alluded to, Acts xxviii. 4.

God's is the execution of His justice, Jer. v. 9.
instruments of it, themselves punished, Jer. xxv. 12.
Verb, sometimes applicable only to some of the sub-
stantives put after it, Hos. ii. 18.
Vessel, why the body so called, 1 Thess. iv. 4. what
meant by possessing it in sanctification and honour,
ibid. instance of a similar figure, ibid.
Vessels of stone, perhaps filtering stones, Exod. vii. 19.
of the temple, preserved by a singular Providence,
and restored by Cyrus, Ezra i. 7. the great number
of them, ver. 11.

of wood, &c. used by the Arabs, Lev. xi. 32.

of wrath,' 'vessels of mercy,' different phraseology
used by St. Paul concerning them, Rom. ix. 22. the
latter expression explained by him in another place,

ver. 23.

Vial, meaning a sort of bason or open vessel, Rev. v. 8.
- seventh, contains more than the former vials, Rev.
xvii. introd.

Vials, the seven, contained under the seventh trumpet,
Rev. xv. 1. many fruitless attempts to explain them,
ibid. probably all yet to come, ibid. general corre-
spondence between the several vials and the several
trumpets, Rev. xvi. 1, 2, 8.
Vices, sundry, condemned, Isai. v. 8.

of man not to be ascribed to God, Ecclus. xv. 12,


publick and private, in prophetick style, compared
to bodily distempers, Rev. xvi. 2.
Vicious, conversation of, to be avoided, Lev. xv. 5.
Victim, coming without reluctance to the altar, a good
omen, Isai. Ix. 7.

Vine, people of Israel described as one, Ps. lxxx. 8. an
ornament to the house, Ps. cxxviii. the blossoms of
it have a fragrant smell, Song of Sol. ii. 13. twigs
of it used for fuel, Ezek. xv. 4. empty, Israel why
compared to, Hos. x. 1. the Jewish church often
represented by this figure, John xv. 1. in what
sense Christ calls Himself the true vine, ibid. the
occasion which may have led to this expression, ibid.
used in a more extensive sense, 2 Kings iv. 39.
of Sodom, character of the plant, Deut. xxxii. 32.
Vines of Sibmah explained, Isai. xvi. 8.

hyperbolically described, Gen. xlix. 11. abundant
in the valley of Eshcol, in the tribe of Judah, ibid.
and about Jerusalem, ibid. planted by the waters,
Ezek. xix. 10. joined to other trees, ver. 11.

and fig trees, more planted in Judea than other
trees, 1 Kings iv. 25.
Vinegar, different senses in which the word may be
understood, Ruth ii. 14. the ordinary refreshment
of a slave, Ps. lxix. 21. the customary drink of
the Roman soldiers, Luke xxiii. 36. mingled with
gall, the same as wine mingled with myrrh,' men-
tioned by St. Mark, Matt. xxvii. 34. why Christ
refused to drink of it, ibid. the common drink of
the lower people in the East, ver. 48.
Vineyard and vine, frequency of allusions to them in
Scripture, Matt. xxi. 33.

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Violence of,' signifies violence done to,' Hab. ii. 8, 17.
Violent, the meaning of the term, Matt. xi. 12.
Vipers, generation of, what meant by the expression,
Matt. iii. 7.

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Walking by faith not by sight, what it means, 2 Cor. v.7.
the distinction of a Christian, ibid.

in the Spirit, what meant by it, Gal. v. 16. what
ensues from it, ibid.
Wall,' to give us a wall in Judah' explained, Ezra
ix. 9.

Walls of stone used for fences in Palestine, Prov. xxiv.
31. 'inhabited as towns without walls' explained,
Zech. ii. 4.

Wandering of the Israelites in the wilderness figuratively
described, Numb. xiv. 33.


War, horrours of, how softened by the Jewish law,
Deut. xxi. 10.

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Washings, outward, unavailing without inward cleans-
ing, Matt. xxiii. 26.

Watch in the temple, their alternate cry, Ps. cxxxiv.


Watches, ancient, Jews divided the night into three
watches, Judg. vii. 19. Romans, and from them the
later Jews, into four, ibid. Matt. xiv. 25; Mark xiii.
35; Exod. xiv. 24.
Watchers, meaning besiegers, Jer. iv. 16. what signified
by, Dan. iv. 17.
Watchfulness, earnestly recommended, Matt. xxiv. 42.
from the uncertainty of the hour at which our Lord
may summon us, Matt. xxv. 13. its blessedness and
reward, Luke xii. 37. why recommended with good
reason by St. Peter, 1 Pet. v. 8.
Watchmen, stationed in high situations in peace and
war, to prevent surprise, 2 Kings ix. 17; Hab. ii. 1.
'tower of the watchmen,' what meant by the term,
2 Kings xvii. 9. put for teachers of religion,' Isai.

lvi. 10.

Water, how to be procured in Egypt and Syria, Exod.
vii. 24. its scarcity near the Red sea, Exod. xv. 23.
various kinds of places in Egypt for containing it,
Exod. vii. 19. why enumerated, ibid. paid for in the
East, Numb. xx. 19; Lam. v. 4. instances of gra-
tuitous distribution thought remarkable, Numb. xx.
19. considered in the East as an important part of
the provision for a repast, 1 Sam. xxv. 11.

of separation explained, Numb. xix. 9. he shall
pour water out of his buckets' explained, Numb.
xxiv. 7. emblem of a large posterity, ibid. blood to
be poured on the earth as water, explained, Deut.
xii. 16. various opinions respecting the Israelites
drawing water and pouring it out, 1 Sam. vii. 6.

'poured water on the hands of Elijah' explained,
2 Kings iii. 11.

Water, supply of, means supply of grace, Isai. xli. 17;
xliv. 3. the effusion of spiritual gifts foretold under
this figure, John vii. 38, 39.

and blood, in what sense said of Christ that He
came by water and blood,' 1 John v. 6.

- 'having our bodies washed with pure water,' what
signified, Heb. x. 22.

Watering the earth in Egypt, machine for it described,
Deut. xi. 10. similar practice in China, ibid.

the land with the foot, different explanations of
the practice, Deut. xi. 10.

Waters, separated from the earth, observed by Strabo
as an act of Divine Providence, Gen. i. 9. drunk
strange waters,' what the phrase implies, 2 Kings
xix. 24. troubles and calamities expressed by them,
Ps. xviii. 16; cxxx. 1. of Judah, meaning his pos-
terity, Isai. xlviii. 1. the Chaldeans compared to, Jer.
xlvii. 2. grace of God compared to, Jer. xxxi. 12.
living, meaning the Gospel, Zech. xiv. 8.
Wave offering, how differing from heave offering, Exod.

xxix. 27.

Way, to hedge up a way' explained, Hos. ii. 6.
Wayfaring men, why they shall not err,' explained,
Isai. xxxv. 8.

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Waymarks, what they were, explained, Jer. xxxi. 21.
Ways, 'stand ye in the ways,' meaning of the expression,
Jer. vi. 16.

Weakness of human nature, shewn in Solomon the
wisest of men, 1 Kings xi. 3, 4.

Wealth gotten by falsehood, unstable, Prov. xxi. 6.
to be used with sobriety, Eccles. v. 18.
Weapons of warfare, what are those of which St. Paul
speaks, 2 Cor. x. 4. to what he opposes them,


Weather, the changes of it considered, Job xxxviii. 22.
Wedding garment, the custom of wearing it, Matt. xxii.
11. its typical meaning, ibid. ver. 13.
Week, expressed by eight days,' John xx. 26.
Weeks, seventy, of Daniel, how to be computed, Dan.
ix. 24-26. clearness of this prophecy, ver. 27.
Weight, bread delivered by, mark of scarcity, Lev.

xxvi. 26.

Weights, fraudulent diversity of, abominable to the
Lord, Prov. xx. 10.

Wells, how closed in Arabia, Gen. xxix. 2. and why,
ibid. probable rule concerning, ver. 8, 10. stopped
and destroyed by the Arabs out of revenge, Gen.
xxvi. 15. of good water a possession of great value,
ver. 20. the labour used about them hardly credible
to an English ear, ibid. remarkable instances of their
great price, ibid. danger of robbers near them in the
East, Judg. v. 11.

of salvation, explained, Isai. xii. 3. without water,
used with great force as a comparison, 2 Pet. ii. 17.
Wept, thrice recorded of our Lord, that He wept, Luke

xix. 41.

West country, relates to present dispersion of the Jews,
Zech. viii. 7.
Whale, put for crocodile, Ezek. xxxii. 2.
Wheat, in the East lodged in subterranean vaults, Jer.
xli. S. beaten in a mortar, Prov. xxvii. 22.
Whether, used for which of the two,' Ecclus. xv. 17.
Whirlwind, described, Job i. 19.
Whisperer, base, condemned, Ecclus. v. 14.
White stone, a mark of acquittal, Rev. ii. 17.

garments, a mark of favour and honour, Rev.
iii. 4.

robes, a token of purity, Rev. vii. 9. given to
those priests who were admitted into their office, Rev.
vi. 11. hence their metaphorical use, ibid.


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.
Whited wall, illustration of this expression used by St.
Paul to Ananias, Acts xxiii. 3.

Whole congregation, sin of, differently explained, Lev.
iv. 13.

Whoredoms, a wife of, explained, Hos. i. 2.
Wicked, their society dangerous, Numb. xvi. 26. curbed
by a Divine hand, Numb. xxii. 12. used as instru-
ments of Divine judgment, and then themselves sub-
ject to it, 1 Kings xvi. 12; Isai. x. 12. their posterity
inherit fruit of their sin, Job xx. 29. their prosperity
how to be judged of, Ps. lxxiii. 27. God in His
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-
selves against the Gospel, figuratively described,
2 Cor. x. 5. by what their power of doing evil is
regulated, 1 Pet. iii. 17.
"Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked' explained,
1 Sam. xxiv. 13. naturally shortens life, Prov. x.
27. why God does not prevent it, or immediately
punish it, Matt. xiii. 30. bread of, explained, Prov.
iv. 17.

Widow, obligation on the brother of the deceased hus-
band to marry her when left without issue, obtained
among nations unconnected with the Jews, Ruth
i. 11.

- of Sarepta, whence her knowledge of the God of
Israel and of His Prophet, 1 Kings xvii. 12. her
admirable faith and trust in God, ver. 15. her hap-
piness in not shutting her hand to the man of God,
ver. 16. her faith revived on the raising of her son,

ver. 24.

Widows, no time for their mourning prescribed by law,
2 Sam. xi. 27. that are widows indeed, explained,
1 Tim. v. 3.

Wife, one betrothed was so styled by the Jews, Matt. i.
16, 20.

of one man, what meant by the phrase, 1 Tim.
v. 9.

Wild beasts, examples of God's punishment by them,
Lev. xxvi. 22. abound in Judea, Deut. vii. 22. illus-
trative of a remark in the Old Testament, ibid.

ass, Ishmael compared to one, Gen. xvi. 12. See
Wilderness, what the word signifies, Jer. ix. 10; Matt.
iii. 1; 1 Kings ii. 34; 2 Cor. xi. 26. when opposed
to hills signifies plains, Joel i. 19. of the people, ex-
plained, Ezek. xx. 35. a church when made one,
Hos. ii. 3, 14.

- of the Red sea, described, Jer. ii. 6. why God led
the Israelites that way, Exod. xiii. 18. why a fit
place for enjoying the law, Lev. xviii. 3. chief time
of travelling in by night, Numb. ix. 21. sometimes by
day, ibid. why the Israelites wandered in it so long,
ver. 23. its intricacies, Deut. xxxii. 10. how God led
Israel about it, ibid.

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of Judea, where situated, Matt. iii. 1. that where
our Lord was tempted, described, Matt. iv. 1.
Will of God, the prayer that it may be done, Matt. vi.
10. best understood by those who best practise it,
John vii. 17.


Winds, tempestuous, signifying wars and commotions,
Jer. iv. 11; xlix. 36. holding the four winds,' what
figuratively expressed, Rev. vii. 1.
Windows, in the East large, and even with the floor of
the room, Jer. xxii. 14; Acts xx. 9. what substances
the ancients used in them, 1 Cor. xiii. 12.

Wind, heat of, in the East, described, Jonah iv. 8.
scorching, God's judgments compared to, Jer. xxii.
22. 'to feed on wind' explained, Hos. xii. 1.

north, its effect, Prov. xxxv. 23.

south, accompanied with whirlwinds, Zech.
ix. 14.

of heaven, explained, Gen. vii. 11.

of the ark, Gen. vi. 16. different from the window,
Gen. viii. 6.

Wine, why forbidden to the priests, Lev. x. 10. meta-
phorically used, Deut. xxxii. 32.

spiced, explained, Song of Sol. viii. 2. wine
mixed with water,' force of the expression, Isai. i. 22.
'wine on the lees' explained, Isai. xxv. 6.

of God's wrath, explained, Jer. xiii. 13.

without mixture,' figuratively denoting the
severest punishment, Rev. xiv. 10.
Winepresses, dug in the earth in the East, Matt. xxi.
33. for the purpose of coolness, Isai. v. 2. the
largest usually without the city, Rev. xix. 20. to
tread the winepress, a prophetick image of destruc-
tion, ibid.

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Wings, to trust under, remark on the metaphor, Ruth
ii. 12.

Winketh with his eyes, explained, Prov. vi. 13.
Winnowing, the manner of it in the East, Ruth iii. 2;
Ps. i. 4.
Winter in Judea, its coldness, Matt. xxiv. 20.
Winterhouse, what it was, explained, Jer. xxxvi. 22.
Wires of gold, not formed in the modern
way, Exod.
xxxix. 3.

Wisdom of God celebrated, Dan. ii. 20.

for eternal wisdom, the Son of God, Prov.
viii. 22.

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Wisehearted, who called so by the Hebrews, Exod. |
xxviii. 3.
Witch, what sort of person meant, Exod. xxii. 18. See

Witchcraft, what meant by it, 1 Sam. xv. 23; Gal. v.
20. its sin, 1 Sam. xv. 23.
Witchcrafts, arts of luxury so called, Nah. iii. 4.
• Without God in the world' explained, Eph. ii. 12.

the camp, why the bullock was carried thither,
Lev. iv. 12. typical of Christ, ibid. why bodies of
beasts burnt there, Lev. xvi. 27.
Witness, I call heaven and earth to,' meaning of the
phrase, Deut. iv. 26. why used in Scripture, ibid.
three that bear witness in earth,' explained, 1 John
v. 8. the believer how said to have the witness in
himself, ver. 10. See Three Persons, &c.
Witnesses, in what cases two were required, Deut. xix.
15. in what one might be enough, ibid. conjectures
on St. Paul's remark in the mouth of two or three
&c.' 2 Cor. xiii. 1.

the two, what designed by this prophecy, Rev.
xi. 3. no two particular persons or churches in-
tended, ibid. what meant by their power to shut
heaven, &c. ver. 6. this prophecy not yet fulfilled,

ver. 7.

Wives, their submission to their husbands, on what
principle enforced, Eph. v. 22. how their behaviour
may be an honour to the Gospel, Tit. ii. 5. of the
deacons, question concerning the phrase, 1 Tim. iii.
11. why exhorted to amiable behaviour, 1 Pet. iii. 1.
what meant by its being coupled with fear, ibid. what
meant by honour being given unto them as the weaker
vessel, ver. 7. what by their being called heirs to-
gether of the grace of life,' ibid.


formerly multiplied in the East from motives of
pomp, 1 Kings xi. 3. buried in same grave with their
husbands, Tob. iv. 4.
Wizards, explained, Lev. xix. 31.
Wolves, devour all their prey, Zeph. iii. 3.
false teachers so called, Acts xx. 29.

Woman, made in the image of God, Gen. i. 27; ii. 21.
sentence upon, explained, Gen. iii. 16. the seed
of, why the promised Redeemer especially called so,

ver. 20.

industry of a virtuous, described, Prov. xxxi. 13.
strange, meaning of the term, Prov. ii. 16.

a term of address conveying no mark of dis-
respect, John ii. 4.

signifying a city or body politick, Rev. xii. 1. what
represented by the earth helping her, ver. 16.

on a scarlet coloured beast, signifying, Christian
Rome, Rev. xvii. 3.
Women of bad principles, consequence of associating
with them, Gen. vi. 2.

employed in drawing water in the East, Gen. xxiv.
11. 15.

of rank, employed in menial offices in early times,
Gen. xxiv. 15.


and children, usually spared in war, Gen. xxxiv.
25; Numb. xxxi. 9. law of God to the same effect,

Israelitish, notorious for their idolatry, Deut. xxxii.


the custom of their singing the praises of God on
remarkable occasions, 1 Sam. xviii. 6. their manner
of feasting in the East, Esth. i. 9. apart from the
men, ibid. produced in publick on festival occasions
in Persia, ver. 11. employed in the East to invite
to banquets, Prov. ix. 3. peculiarly employed to
celebrate glad tidings, Isai. xl. 9.

disorderly, great danger from them, Eccles. vii.

Women, their practice of acting as teachers in the church
not allowed by St. Paul, 1 Cor. xi. 5. indecent man-
ner of performing it condemned, ibid. why he cor-
rected first the indecency of their manner, ibid. the
practice itself afterwards expressly condemned, ibid.
forbidden to teach in the church, 1 Cor. xiv. 34.
precept concerning their attire considered, 1 Tim. ii.
2. what sort of forbidden, ibid. why the precept
not to be slighted, ibid. when applicable, ibid. their
giving publick and private instruction distinguished,
ver. 12. what meant by the passage, she shall be
saved in childbearing,' &c. ver. 15. what sort of
adorning forbidden them, 1 Pet. iii. 3. prohibition
not to be strictly understood, ibid. illustrated by a
saying of our Lord's, ibid.

Wonder, men wondered at' explained, Zech. iii. 8.
Wood offering, explanation of it, Neh. x. 24.
Woods, why the heathens worshipped their gods in them,
Deut. xii. 2.

WORD, why the second Person in the Godhead is so
called, John i. 1; 1 Sam. iii. 21. the name not new
to the Jews, as applied to the promised Redeemer,
ibid. appeared personally to the Patriarchs, Gen.
xviii. 1. to Abraham, ver. 2; xv. 1. presided at
the giving of the law, Gal. iii. 19. See CHRIST, SON
of GOD, &c.


of God, the only rule of action, Gen. vi. 22.
only security, Gen. viii. 22. to be received in its
integrity, Deut. xii. 32. the excellence of it, Ps. cxix.
96. faithful find it true, ver. 150. why compared
to fire, and to a hammer, Jer. xxiii. 29. the terrible
chastisement of being deprived of it, Amos viii. 14.
its effect when rightly applied, Matt. iv. 11. improve-
ment the end of hearing and reading it, Luke viii.
16. Christians are to take care how they hear,'
ver. 18. its great effect on sinners, when duly handled,
Acts xxiv. 25. how it should be received, 1 Thess.
ii. 13. what constitutes it, ibid. See Scriptures.

- of God is quick,' &c. question concerning the
sense of the expression, Heb. iv. 12. explanation of
passage, ibid.

of God must be received with meekness, Jam. i.
21. in what sense must be ingrafted in us, ibid.
- in season, commended, Prov. xxv. 11.
Words, meaning precepts, Exod. xx. 1.

- of the law, commanded by Moses to be written on
stones, what meant by them, Deut. xxvii. 2.

the regulation of our words enforced, Ps. lii. 9.
shew the disposition of heart from which they pro-
ceed, Matt. xii. 37.

of sound doctrine, their authorized sense not to
be departed from, Rom. vi. 9.

to eat them up, explained, Jer. xv. 16. a play upon
words not unusual, Amos viii. 1, 2.
Work, 'him that worketh' explained, Rom. iv. 4. him
that worketh not, but believeth,' explained, ver. 5.
used in opposition to grace, Rom. xi. 6.

of God, Christians so called, Rom. xiv. 20.

nothing to hinder us from working out our salva-
tion, Phil. ii. 13. how connected with the declaration
that God worketh in us, &c. ibid. 'it is God which
worketh in you,' &c. in what connexion to be under-
stood, ibid. God's work in us, whence it proceeds,
ibid. not irresistible, ibid. what meant by it, Phil.
ii. 13. an encouragement to our diligence, ibid. re-
sult of the who ibid. God's working in us no rea-
son for presumption and security, ibid. rather a
motive to fear and trembling, ibid.

Work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of
hope,' Hebraisms explained, 1 Thess. i. 3.
Workmanship, how Christians are God's workmanship,
Eph. ii. 10. to what end, ibid.

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