Builders, unskilful, false prophets compared to, Ezek. to Christians, ibid. why styled a child of that wicked xiii. 10.

one, ver. 9. his punishment, ver. 11-14. what was • Building of God in the heavens,' what it means, 2 Cor. the mark set upon him, ver. 15. his history an exam. v. 1.

ple of the spirit of infidelity, ver. 16. Bullock, body of, why to be burnt without the sanc- Cakes, how made and baked in the East, Gen. xviï. 6. tuary, Ezek. xliii. 21.

how made and turned in Chaldea, &c. Hos. vi. 8. Bullocks used for riding by husbandmen, application of idolatrous, offered to the moon, Jer. vii. 18. the practice, Hos. x. 11.

Calamities, national, punishments inflicted by God, Bulrushes, flags of the papyrus, Exod. ii. 3. ark of, Ezek. xiv, 23.

described, ibid. vessels of, 'described, Isai. xviii. 2. Calamus, sweet scented cane, Song of Sol. iv. 14. Bundle of life, to be bound in the, expression explained, CALEB, reflections on his resolution, Numb. xiv. 9. and 1 Sam. xxv. 29.

on his confidence in God, ver. 24. his example reBurden of the Levites explained, Numb. iv. 3.

commended, ibid. his claim for a peculiar possession what meant by, explained, Isai. xiii. 1. observations preferred and allowed, Josh. xiv. 6. the period marked on, Jer. xxiii. 9. abuse of the word, ver. 33. for pro- at which this took place, ver. 10. his daughter's rephecy in general, Lam. ii. 14. for message, Mal. i. 1. quest and his consent to it, Josh. xv. 18.

of the word of the Lord, a burdensome prophecy, Caleb, son of Hezron, different from the Caleb whom Zech. ix. 1.

Moses sent to spy out the land, i Chron. ii. 18. bear one another's burdens' explained, Gal. vi. 2. a country, its probable situation, 1 Sam. xxx. 14. reference to parallel exhortations, ibid. 'every man Calf, molten, how made, Exod. xxxii

. 4. how ground shall bear his own burden' explained, ver. 5.

to powder, ver. 20. how drunk by the children of ls. Burial, Eastern, of the higher ranks, explained, Isai. rael, ibid. xiv. 9.

idol of Israelites, how said to cast them off, Hos. of the dead, an act of mercy, Tob. i. 18.

viii. 5, 6. why called calves of Beth-aven,' Hos. X.5. Jewish custom of anointing dead bodies, John *Call upon the name of the Lord,' probable signification xii. 7. why carried without the city by the Jewish of the phrase, Gen. iv. 26. law, Luke vii. 12.

• Called to be an Apostle,' explained Rom. i. 1. of Christ, so contrived as to prevent the possibility the called of Jesus Christ, explained, Rom. i. 6, of the body being stolen, Matt. xxvii. 60. wisdom of 7. Providence in so ordaining, ver. 66.

the called according to his purpose,' explained. Service, use to be made of a passage in it, Phil. iii. Rom. viii. 28. interpretation of the passage and its 21. fitness of the chapter then appointed to be read, context, ibid. 1 Cor. xv. 58 ; par. 5. always used in this office, from him that called you,' who meant by it, Gai. ibid.

i. 6. Burn, to consume in any way by war, Isai. xxiv. 6. Calling on the name of Christ, the character of a ChristBurning of an adulteress, how to be understood, Gen. ian, 1 Cor. i. 2. xxxviii. 24.

duties belonging to it to be attended to, Numb. -alive, a Babylonian punishment, Dan. iii. 6.

XXV. 13. bush, an emblem of the church, Exod. iii. 2.

of the Gentiles, why termed a mystery, Eph. i. 9. - wind, in the Arabian deserts, probably spoken of, - and election of Christians not absolute, 2 Pet. i. Numb. xi. 1. described, ibid. its effects, ibid.

10. on what their ultimate efficacy depends, ibid. Burnt offerings consumed wholly upon the altar, Jer. only a conditional election, ibid. vii. 51. put for worship in general, Jer. xxxiii. 18. Calm, suddenly produced, miraculous, Matt. vii. 26.

sacrifices, why so called, Lev. i. 3. their antiquity, inference of Christ's disciples from His producing ii, ibid. their excellence, ibid. their use, ibid. a type of ver. 27. the atonement of Christ, ibid.

Calney, city of, where situate, Amos vi. 2.
Buryingplaces anciently in the fields, Gen. xxiii. 9; Calno, where situate, Isai. x. 9.
Lev. x. 5.

Calumny, provision against it in the Jewish law, Deut. • Busybody in other men's matters,' what it particularly xxii. 18. its connexion with oppression and impiety, refers to, 1 Pet. iv. 15.

ibid. Butler and Baker of Pharaoh, nature of their offices, Calves, golden, why set up at Dan and Beth-el, 1 Kings Gen. xl. 1. reflections on the butler's forgetfulness of

xii. 29. Joseph, ver. 23.

Camel, his great value to the Arabs, Gen. xxiv. 10. his Butter, or buttermilk, much esteemed by the Arabs, abstinence, ibid. his peculiar conformation for supJudg. v. 25. the Eastern mode of churning, ibid. plying himself with water, ibid. the weight that be Eastern, described, Job xx. 17.

will carry, ibid. the distance he will go in a day, ibid. and honey, what it signifies, Isai. vii. 14, 15. habit of bending his knees to be loaded, &c. ver. 11. Buz, supposed ancestor of Elihu, Gen. xxii. 20.

furniture of, explained, Gen. xxxi. 34. city of, where situate, Jer. xxv. 23.

proverbially used with the Jews for any thing large,

Matt. xix. 24. passing through the needle's eye,' a C.

frequent proverb in the East, ibid. 'the probable Cab, one of the smallest Hebrew measures, 2 Kings vi. allusion of it, ibid. 25.

Camel's hair, raiment of, described, Matt. iii. 4. still Cabul, why Hiram called by this name the lands used in the East, ibid.

offered him by Solomon, 1 Kings ix. 13. conjectures their milk much esteemed, Gen. xxxii. 15. respecting the land of Cabul,' ibid.

Camp of the Israelites in the wilderness, order of it deCaiaphas, God's providence in giving a prophetical scribed, Numb. ï. 1. different from the order of issue to his words, John xi. 51, 52.

march, ver. 17. situation of it when Moses spoke to Cain, meaning of his name, Gen. iv. 1. why God had them in Deuteronomy, Deut. i. 1. why heathens not

not respect to his offering, ver. 4. added sin to sin, to be brought within it, Josh. vi. 23. ver. 6. further aggravation of his guilt, ver. 7. con- Arab, description of, 1 Sam. xxvi. 5. similar gummation of it, ver. 8. his transgression a warning descriptions in Homer, ibid.


Camps, three in the wilderness, Numb. v. 2. distinction | Candlesticks, denoting churches, and why, Rev. i. 12. with respect to them, ibid.

Cankered,' spoken of gold, what it signifies, Jam. v. Camphire, what meant by, Song of Sol. i. 14.

3. strong poetical figure applied to it, ibid. Canā, its situation, and why named 'of Galilee,' John Cannes, where situated, Ezek. xxvii. 23. ii. l.

Canopy, what it signifies, Judith xiï. 9. Canaan, extent of Noah's curse upon him, Gen. ix. CAPERNAUM, its situation, Isai. ix. 2; Matt. iv. 13.

25. why the account of it delivered by Moses, ibid. peculiarly fitted for our Lord's residence, ibid. the accomplished in the subjection of his descendants to expression of coming down' to it illustrated, John iv. those of Shem and Japheth, ibid.

47. its distance from Cana, ibid. why opposed to Jacob, as a name for the Israelites, CAPAARSALAMA, where situated, 1 Mac. vii. 31. Hos. xii. 7.

CaphenATHA, why so called, 1 Mac. xii. 37. - land of, its situation and extent, Gen. xii. 5. its CaphtorIM, who they were, Jer. xlvii. 4. what country different names, and the reason of them, ibid. more called after them, ibid. exposed to drought than Goshen, Gen. xlvii. 4. limits Capital, what offences were such by the Jewish law, Lev. of the original grant to Abraham, Numb. xxxiv. 2. xxiv. 19. its boundaries accurately described by Moses, ibid. punishment, when inflicted in Abyssinia, Esth. vii. subdued principally by Joshua, ibid. the conquest 10. illustrative of the case of Haman, ibid. completed by David and Solomon, ibid. the Abra- - punishments, four kinds of, under the law, Deut. hamick covenant realized in full, ibid. how occupied xxi. 23. treatment of some criminals after execution, in Abraham's days, Deut. vii. 1. and in those of ibid. and the reasons of it, ibid. Moses, ibid. nations in it how distributed, ibid. its punishments inflicted by the law of Moses, Rom. produce hardly to be estimated in Europe, Deut. vii. xii. 4. not condemned by the New Testament, ibid.

. why its minerals mentioned by Moses, ibid. why apparently admitted by St. Paul, ibid. compared by Moses to the land of Egypt, Deut. xi. Captain of the temple, what is meant by the term, Acts 10. divided among the tribes of the Israelites, Josh. iv. ). xiii. 1. possession of the greater part, and the right of the guard, who meant, Acts xxviii. 16. to the whole, given to the Israelites, Josh. xxi. 43. - of the host of the Lord, difference of opinion reremarks on the division of it among the tribes, Josh. specting the person meant, Josh. v. 14. probably xix. 51. described according to its general appear- Christ the Son of God, ibid. the design of this ance, and according to its former inhabitants, Josh.

appearance, ibid. xii. 8. divided into many petty kingdoms, ver. 24. Captains, who meant by them, Luke xxii. 4. fruitfulness of it, Ps. cvii. 37.

of the host who meant by them, 1 Chron. xxv. 1. woman of, why also called a Syrophenician, Matt. Captive in the dungeon. See Maidservant behind the xv. 22. the first heathen who implored our Lord's mill. aid, ver. 23. how she heard of an expected Deliverer, Captives, barbarous treatment of, Isai. ii. 17; Jer. xiii. Matt. xv. 22. her faith, humility, and perseverance, 22. ver. 23, 27, 28. a rare example of faith, firmness, and Captivity, “bringing into captivity every thought,' &c. resignation to the will of God, Mark vii. 28.

a military term, how applied, 2 Cor. x. 5. CANAANITE, used in a limited sense, Gen. xii. 6. why turned,' a proverbial expression, what it denotes, said to have been in the land in Abraham's time, Gen. Job xlii. 10.

- led captive,' what it signifies, Eph. iv. 8. term explained, Zech. xiv. 21.

the day of, probable meaning of the expression, CANAANITES, properly so called, who they were, Josh. Judg. xviii. 30.

v. 1. their consternation subservient to the Divine Jewish, in Babylon, series of prophecies on it, purpose, with respect to the Israelites, ibid. Isai. xl. number carried away in, Jer. lii. 28—30.

-why delivered up by the Lord to the Israelites, the length of it signified, Jer. xxix. 5. seventy years Numb. xxi. 3. when the execution was effected, ibid. of, how computed, Jer. xxv. 11; xxix. 10. when the on the destruction brought on them by the Israelites, seventy years begin, Dan. i. 1. restoration from, prereflections, Deut. ii. 34. true and satisfactory statement dicted, Isai. i. 26. See Babylonish captivity. of the case, ibid. their notorious depravity, Deut. vii. Captivities of Israel and Judah predicted, Lev. xxvi. 24. 24. their extermination agreeable to God's moral jus- of the Israelites foretold by Moses, Deut. xxviii. 32. tice and goodness, Josh. x. 40. signal proof of His dis- when the Assyrian captivity was to take place, ibid. pleasure against sin, Deut. vii. 24. and a benevolent foretold also by Jeremiah, ibid. minuteness of the warning to others, ibid. why they were destroyed, prophecy respecting the Roman captivity, ibid. Deut. ix. 5. proofs of the alleged reason, ibid.' re- Caravans made up of different nations, Gen. xxxvii. 25. peatedly warned by God to repent, ibid. Israelites time of loading, Ezek. xii. 4. how guided on their commanded to exterminate them as criminals con- way by night, Job xxix. 3. demned by God, Deut. xiii. 6; Josh. x. 40. their Caravansaries in the East described, Ecclus. xli. 19. extermination justified, Deut. xx. 16. its analogy to Carcases, what meant by the expression, Ezek. xliii. 7. other judgments of God, ibid. peculiar fitness of the Carchemish or CHARCHEMISH, account of it, 2 Chron. instruments employed for it, ver. 17. their conster- xxxv. 20. its situation, Isai. x. 9. nation subservient to the Divine purpose, Josh. v. 1. Care of the churches, why mentioned among St. Paul's why not wholly driven out by the Israelites, Numb. sufferings, 2 Cor. xi. 28. xxxiii. 55; Josh. xiii. 1. why some of them left in Careful, 'not careful to answer thee' explained, Dan. the land, Judg. iii. 2. were content to pay tribute to iii. 16. the Israelites, Judg. i. 27, 28.

Carmel, mount, its vicinity to the sea, 1 Kings xviii. whether cannibals, Wisd. xii. 5.

43. why called “Carmel westward,' Josh. xix. 26. Canaanite cities, why some of them not destroyed, why sometimes used generally to express a fruitful Josh. xi. 13.

field, 2 Kings xix. 23. probably called the forest of Candace, the common name of the queens of Ethiopia, the vintage, Zech. xi. 2. Acts viii. 27.

- a city so called in the south part of Judah, 1 Sam. Candle, light of, taken away, what it signifies, Jer. xxv. 10.

xv. 12.

xiii. 7.


Carnal, what it signifies, 1 Cor. iii. 1. opposed to spiri- , CERINTHIANS and EBIonites alluded to, 1 John ii. 19.

tual, ibid. “I am carnal, sold unto sin,' by whom this what their heresy was, ver. 23. is said, Rom. vii. 14.

Cesar, the common name of the Roman emperours, men, in what sense said to allow not that which Matt. xxii, 17; Acts xxv. 11. to which of them they do,' Rom. vii. 15.

St. Paul appealed, ibid. Carpenter, the meaning of the word so translated, Jer. Cesarea, its situation and history, Acts viii. 40. ordi. xxiv. 1; Matt. xiii. 55.

nary residence of the governour of Judea, Acts xxi. Cart, on which the ark was placed, what sort of carriage,

23. 2 Sam. vi. 3.

Philippi, its situation and modern name, Matt. Carved works, what meant by it, Prov. vii. 16.

xvi. 13. why Philippi a part of its name, ibid. Casiphia, conjectures respecting it, Ezra viii. 16. Chaff, meaning straw, how consumed by the Jews, CASSANDER, his division of the Macedonian empire, Matt. ii. 12.

Dan. viii. 8. Casting all your care upon Him,' what of the mountains,' why so called, Isai. xvii. 13. meant by it, 1 Pet. v. 7. what not meant, ibid.

- used in a figurative sense, Jer. xxiii. 28. Catechism, why it describes all Christians as members Chain, gold, mark of dignity in Abyssinia, Dan. v. 7. of Christ, Col. ii. 19.

worn on the neck. Ps. lxxiii. 6. Caterpillars, what intended by them, 2 Chron. vi. 28 ; - made by Ezekiel, to foreshew captivity, Ezek. vii. 23.

Jer. li. 27. why armies compared to them, Jer. li. CHALDEES, land of, part of Mesopotamia, Gen. xi. 28. 14, 27.

CHALDEANS, their curiosity about astronomy, 2 Kings Cattle, worshipped by the Egyptians, Exod. ix. 3. ap- x. 12. addicted to astrology, Jer. x. 2. used for

pointed by God to be sacrificed, Lev. i. 2. labour of, magicians, Dan. ü. 2. made excursions through prohibited on the sabbath, Deut. v. 14. regard shewn Arabian desert, Job i. 17. cruel in temper, vigorous to them in Holy Scripture more than by heathen in enterprize, Hab. i. 6. moralists, ibid. refreshment to be allowed them on CHALDEE, why a verse in Jeremiah written in it, Jer. the sabbath under the Christian dispensation, ibid.

x. 11. Caught up, explanation of St. Paul's language as to the Chalybes, what people, Jer. xv. 12.

manner of his being so, 2 Cor. xii. 2. instances of Chambers round about the temple, their use, 1 Kings different ways recorded in Scripture, ibid.

vi. 5. Cause for effect frequent in sacred writers, Hos. xiv. 2. - large, particular use of, Jer. xxii. 14. Caves in Judea extremely large, 1 Sam. xxiv. 3.

of the Levites explained, Jer. xxxv. 4. in rocks frequent in Judea, Josh. x. 16.

Chance, what men do by seeming chance God directs strong holds in, described, Ezek. xxxiï, 27.

to His own ends, 1 Kings xxii. 34. Cease from,' meaning of the phrase, Isai. ii. 22.

medley, exempted by the Levitical law from the Cedar, character of the tree, Numb. xxiv. 6.

guilt of murder, Numb. xxxv. 22. cieled with, explained with reference to modern Change of persons abounds in Hebrew poetry, Deut. customs, Jer. xxii. 14.


. 5. should be carefully observed, ibid. its used comprehensively, Ps. cxlviii. 9.

force and beauty illustrated by the song of Moses, Cedars of Lebanon, description of them and their num- ibid. frequent in Scripture, Deut. xxxiii. 3. much

ber, 1 Kings v. 6. few now to be seen there, ibid. used by St. Paul in his Epistles, General Introd. the mode of conveying them to Jerusalem, ver. 9,

an occasion of obscurity, ibid. instance of, why mentioned with eagles, Ezek. xvii. 3. remarks in St. Paul's style, Rom. vii. 7. on the comparisons made of them, Isai. ii. 13 ; xiv. of number, instance of, 1 Tim. ii. 15. remarked 4: Ezek. xxxi. 3. Cyrus's grant of them to the Jews alluded to, Hag. i. 8.

my voice' explained, Gal. iv. 20. Cedron, brook, meaning of the name, John xviii. 1. Changed the truth of God into a lie' explained, Rom. Celibacy, deemed a great calamity among the Israelites, i. 25.

Judg. xi. 26. by whom first promoted among Christ- Chaplets worn at feasts among the Jews, Isai. xxvii. I. ians, 1 Tim. iv. 3. who succeeded to them in recom- Character of our Saviour, considerations on the differmending it, ibid.

ent effects of reflecting on the majestick and the - of the clergy, not required in the primitive Christ- lowly parts of it, 1 Pet. ii. 21. ian ministers, Acts xxi. 9. not enjoined in the New Chariot, two sorts of, in Scripture, Exod. xiv. 7. Testament, 1 Tim. iii. 2. plain intimations to the cities explained, 2 Chron. i. 14. contrary, ibid. what the ‘forbidding to marry,' a of the cherubims, whence the expression derivad, character of, ibid. Protestant doctrine on the sub- i Chron. xxviii. 18, what the word translated 'chariot ject agreeable to the law of God, ibid.

signifies generally, ibid. Cellars of oil, how used by modern Greeks, 1 Chron. of war, what it represents, Zech. vi. 1.

xxvii. 28. probably the Jews did the same, ibid. Chariots of iron, what they were, Deut. xx. 1. Celosyria, to what region properly applied, 1 Esdras for war, not in use with the Israelites, Deut. xx. 1. ü. 17.

taken from Hadadezer, why destroyed by David, CeNchrea, its situation, Acts xviii. 18; Rom. xvi. 1. and a few reserved, 2 Sam. viii. 4. thirty and two Censures of men less to be regarded than the testimony thousand, what they probably mean, 1 Chron. xix. 7. of the conscience, 2 Cor. i. 12.

Charity, what properly so called, 1 Cor. xiii. 1. distinCenturion, meaning of the title, Matt. viii. 5. condition guished from mere natural affection, ibid. in whit

of him whose servant was healed by our Saviour, it consists, ibid. its comprehensiveness, Rom. xu. Matt. viii, 10. a pattern of humility and faith, ver. 8—10. does not denote any one kind of duty, 1 Pet. 8–10. reason of our Lord's encomium on him, ver.10. iv. 8. what recommended by it, ibid. characters of

at the cross, reflections on his confession of Christ it, why enumerated, 1 Cor. xii. 4, 7. explanation of as the Son of God, Mark xv. 39.

them, ver. 5—7. Cerinthus, where he spread his heresy, 1 John ii. 19. what it commonly signifies at present, i Cor. and when, ibid.

xiii. 1. different signification of it in the New TestaCerintHIANS, doctrine of their heresy, 1 John iv. how

ment, ibid. opposed by St. John, ibid.

Christ's pathetical recommendation of it, Matt. xxv.

par. 5.

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CONTAINED IN THE NOTES. 40. its great value in His sight, ibid. an universal Child of hell, what it means, Matt. xxii. 15. and perpetual duty, Rom. xiii. 8. its use and neces- Childless, why Jeconiah so called, Jer. xxii. 30. sity, 1 Cor. xiii. 1, 8. absolutely requisite to the cha- | Children carefully instructed by the Israelites, Exod. racter of a good man, ver. 3. striking and expres- xiii. 14. particularly in the meaning of the passover, sive manner in which St. Paul conveys the sentiment, Exod. xii. 26. duty of instructing them much insistibid. the perfection of a Christian, 1 Pet. iv. 8. ed on in Scripture, Deut. vi. 7. instanced in Abraindispensable condition of salvation, 1 Cor. xii. 13. ham, ibid. under the Law, ibid. and the Gospel, does not alone constitute the Christian character, ibid. how enjoined on the Israelites, ibid. equally Matt. xxv. 35.

applicable to Christians, ibid. education of, diligently Charity, superiority of it to spiritual gifts, 1 Cor. xii. 1. practised by the Jews, Deut. xi. 19.

a shame to many proof of its superiority, ver. 8. why greater than Christians, ibid. why brought to Christ, Matt. xix. faith and hope, ver. 13. why called the bond of 13. their title to be admitted into covenant with God, perfectness,' Col. iii. 14. why called " the

grace of 1 Cor. vii. 14. why they should be early made God,' 2 Cor. viii, 1.

acquainted with the Scriptures, 2 Tim. iii. 15. how in what the seeds of it are sown, 1 Cor. xiii. 1. not to be provoked to wrath, Eph. vi. 4. how to be what it tends to make us in God's sight, 1 Thess. iii. brought up in the nurture and admonition of the 13. considerations on its being said to

cover the

Lord, ibid. multitude of sins,' 1 Pet. iv. 8.

little, how the Christian is to resemble them, - of what it is an evidence, 1 John iii. 14. ho the Mark x. 14. why Christ's disciples rebuked those encomium here passed on it is to be understood, ibid. that brought them to Him, ver. 13. what he who really possesses it will be, ibid. duty of the policy of princes in endeavouring to strengthen praying for it, 1 Cor. xiii. 13. nothing more to be ad- their interests with many children, 2 Sam. v. 13. mired in the primitive Christians, ver. 1. not to be ex- promise to their fathers fulfilled to them, Jer. ercised from the hope of a temporal recompence, Luke xxix. 10. vi. 35. will receive its return of blessing, ver. 38.

word how used in Scripture, Dan. i. 4. Hymn of - duty of it illustrated, Eccles. xi. 3.

the three, not written by Daniel, Dan. iii. 24. acts of charity, when acceptable to God, Jam. i. your children, what it means, Matt. xii. 27. 27. must be united with purity, ibid. suited to the in what sense used, Gal. iv. 19. name of Christians, Acts xi. 29. remarks on the for what purpose believers called so by Christ, strong and affecting exhortation, by which St. Paul Heb. ii. 13. recommends them, 2 Cor. ix. 15.

- why St. John uses the term “my little children,' -alms of, how measured by God, Mark xii. 44.

1 John ï. 1. -Joseph a pattern of, Matt. i. 19.

strange, what meant by them, Ps. cxliv. 7. or almsgiring, the practice of it necessary to a sin- of the bridechamber, what meant, Mark ii. 19. cere Christian, Luke xix. 8. See Almsgiving.

of disobedience, why the heathen world so called, Charmer of serpents alluded to, Ecclus. xii. 13.

Eph. ii. 2. Charming of serpents alluded to, Ps. lviii. 4, 5; Jer. of the East, what people probably intended, Judg. viii. 17.

vi. 3. Chastisements, difference between those of earthly fa- of grace, how and when we are made so, Tit. thers and the Father of spirits, Heb. xii. 10.

iii. 5. Chastity, argument for cultivating it, 1 Cor. vi. 19.

of the kingdom, who so called, Matt. vii. 12. Chatter, to chatter, in birds the same as to peep, Isai. of men, how opposed to Children of God, Gen. xi. 5. Xxxviii. 14.

of promise, Christians why so called, Gal. iv. 28. Cheban, a river of Mesopotamia, particulars of it, Ezek. of the Prophets, the phrase explained, Acts iii. 25. i. 1.

of the resurrection, what it means, Luke xx. 36. CHEMARIMS, what meant by, Zeph. i. 4.

of wrath, why men so called, Eph. ii. 3. CHEMosh, what idol, Numb. xxi. 29; Judg. xi. 24; Isai. brew phrase, ibid. xvi. 12. remarks on the ascription of victories to him, CHILMAD, what country intended, Ezek. xxvii

. 23. Judg. xi. 24.

CHIMIAM, his habitation where, Jer. xli. 17. CHERETHIMS, or CHERETHITES, who they were, Ezek. Chinese proverb, Ps. cxxvii. 5. xxv. 16; Zeph. ii. 5.

CHINNERETH, sea of, its other names, Numb. xxxiv. 2; Currethites and Pelethites, who they probably Josh. xi. 2. were, 2 Sam. viii. 18.

CHIşlev, month, what it answers to, Neh. i. 1.; Zech. Cherith, brook, conjectures on its course, 1 Kings vii. 1. xvii. 3.

CHITTIM, what countries peopled by his descendants, Cherub, what it stands for, Ezek. ix. 3. what the word Numb. xxiv. 24. Balaam's prophecy concerning him

signifies, Ezek. x. 14. why the king of Tyre com- when fulfilled, ibid. pared to one, Ezek. xxviii. 14, 16.

land' or isles of, what countries intended by it, Cherubim, remark on their faces, Ezek. xli. 18. why Numb. xxiv. 24; Jer. ï. 10; Ezek. xxvii. 6. which

God said to sit between them, Ezek. xliii. 7. winged of those countries meant in Balaam's prophecy, Numb. figures, Exod. xxv. 18. of what shape uncertain, ibid. xxiv. 24. the glory of the Lord resided between them, ibid. - ships of, explained, Dan. xi. 29. scriptural phrases derived from hence, ibid. those Chun, what supposed to be, Amos v. 26. made by Solomon different from those constructed by Choice of a way of life often imprudent, exemplified, Moses, 1 Kings vi. 23. what they represented, ibid. Gen. xii. 13. of glory, why so called, Heb. ix. 5.

* Choose' explained, Deut. xii. 5. the power of choosing Child, signification of the term, Jer. i. 6.

life or death given to men, Deut. xxx. 19. male, ceremonies at announcing its birth, Job iii. 3; Chorazin, its supposed situation, Matt. xi. 21. the Jer. xx. 15.

judgments denounced against it, ver. 22. weaned, humble soul, why compared to, Ps. cxxxi. 2. Chosen, what the verb so rendered signifies, Eph. i. 4.

of God, what it imports in Scripture phrase, Rom. applied to the ancient Israelites, ibid. and to Christviii. 17.

ians, ibid.

a Heour, ibid.

a power

not er

INDEX TO THE PRINCIPAL MATTERS Chosen generation, &c. titles given to the Jews applied Supreme, Almighty and Eternal God, Rev. i. 8. See to the Christians, 1 Pet. ii. 9.

Son of God. people of God, to what extent the Jews were so, Deut. Christ the Creator of all things, both visible and inviviii. 20. consequent admonition to Christians, ibid. sible, John i. 3; Col. i. 15; Heb. i. 2. Sovereign and

- in the Lord,' what it signifies, Rom. xvi. 13. Conservator of all things, Col. i. 15. spake by His

to salvation, in what sense the Thessalonians said Spirit in the Prophets, 1 Pet. i. 11. raises from the to be so, i Thess. i. 4. their salvation not certain and dead whom He will, John v. 21. the Giver of eternal infallible, ibid. nor preventive of disorderly behavi- life, John i. 4. honour due to Him, John v. 23.

speaks of a miraculous power inherent in Himself

, Christ, signification of the name, Matt. i. 1. See Matt. ix. 6. His divinity shewn by His delegation Messiah.

of miraculous power to His Apostles, Matt. x. 1. by proved to be more than man, Gal. i. 12. His mi- His giving man understanding, 1 John v. 21. by raculous conception distinguishes Him above all other His power of forgiving sins, Matt. ix. 3. Prophets, Matt. i. 18, 25. wherein greater than claimed by Himself as God, Mark ii. 10., and from Abraham and Moses, John viii. 35. compared to the exercise of His kingly office, Heb. iii. 4. this Moses, Heb. iii. 1. His superiority to him, why in- supereminent dignity often attributed to Him, ibid. sisted on, ver. 3. instances of His superiority to - His eternity asserted, 1 John ii. 13; Rev. i. ; Moses, ver. 6. marked difference between them why xxii. 13. His power to do all things, John xi. 25, 39. pointed out, ibid. His superiority to the ancient all power and wisdom attributed to Him, Rev. v. 12. Prophets shewn, John iii. 34. the excellency of His His truth and faithfulness, Rev. xix. 11. proof of nature shewn by the Baptist's inferiority to Him, His omniscience, 1 Cor. iv. 5; Rom. ix. 1. Matt. ii. 11. by his having such a distinguished cluded from the attribute of wisdom, Rom. xvi. 27. forerunner as John, Matt. iii. 16. His essential su- the Searcher of hearts, John vi. 64. His foreknowperiority over the angels, Heb. i. 4. His exaltation ledge in pointing out His betrayer, Matt. xxvi. 23, above them in His human nature, ibid. grounds of His acquaintance with the hearts of all men, Luke His superiority alleged, ver. 5.

vii. 40; John ii. 24. His foreknowledge of their His divine generation, Mic. v. 2. arguments of thoughts, Matt. ix. 4. eternal glory ascribed to Him, His pre-existence, 1 Pet. iii. 19; Gal. iv. 4; Col. i. Heb. xiii. 21. why a proof of His divinity, ibid. in 15. His subsistence before the creation, and eternal what sense He is invisible, 1 Tim. vi. 15. triumexistence most clearly proved, John i. 1. proof of phant, declares His eternal power and glory, Rev. His being essentially the Son of God, Gal. iv. 4. one

xxi. 6. with God the Father, Matt. xi. 10. His unity of es- the proper object of worship, John xiv. 14; Acts sence with the Father, John x. 30. His words un- xxii. 16; Joel ii. 32. the God that heareth prayer, derstood by the Jews to express this, ver. 31. proof 1 John v. 14. the propriety of praying to Him of His divinity, and essential unity with the Father, shewn by the example of St. Stephen, Acts vii. 59. 1 Cor. ii. 8. proof that He is truly God, one with an act of religious worship performed to Him by St. the Father, Rom. viii. 9. His divinity proved from Paul, Rom. ix. 1. invocation of Him exemplified, the Old Testament, Exod. iii. 4. from David's words, Acts i. 24 ; 2 Cor. xii. 8 ; 2 Thess. ïi. 16, 17. Matt. xxii. 45. from His own declaration, 'I am be- monly invoked by St. Paul in conjunction with the fore Abraham, John viii. 58. from what He declares Father, Rom. i. 7; 1 Thess. iii. 11. praying to, noof Himself, ver. 14. by a double argument, Rom. x. toriously practised by the first Christians, 1 Cor. i. 2. 13. by many clear, illustrious, and most incontestable the object of worship to angels, and consequently to arguments, Jer. xxiii. 6; John i. 1; Luke i. 76; John men, Heb. i. 6. worship paid to Him by the angels xii. 41; Rom. ix. 5. His divinity proved, Acts xx. an incontrovertible proof of His divinity, ibid. in 28. no sufficient ground of doubt as to the genuine- what character to be confessed and worshipped, Phil. ness of this text, ibid. collective proofs of His divi- ii. ll. See Adoration. nity, Heb. i. 14. that Messiah was the Son of God appeared unto Adam, Jer. i. 4. unto Abraham, allowed by the Jews. Matt. iii. 17.

Gen. xv. 1 ; xvii. 2, and Jacob, Gen. xxxii. 24. the - spoken of by the name of Jehovah, Isai. vi. 1, Angel which redeemed Jacob, Gen. xlviii. 16. ap5; xl. 3 ; xlv. 23; Jer. xxiii. 6'; Hos. xi. 10; Joel peared to Moses, Exod. iii. 2, 4. conducted the ii. 32; Mal, iii. 1; Rom. x. 13. the Lord, Hos. i. 7; Israelites out of Egypt, Exod. xiii. 21. thought to Dan. ix. 17. the Lord, equal with the Father, Zech. have appeared to Joshua, as 'the Captain of the host xiii. 7. the Lord of hosts, Isai. viii. 14; 1 Pet. ii. 8. of the Lord,' Josh. v. 14. the signal manner in the most high God, Ps. lxxviii. 56. the Lord God, which He fought for Israel, ibid. appeared to Samue, Isai. xl. 10, 11; Eph. iv. 8. the First and Last, or 1 Sam. iii. 21. appeared to Jeremiah and Ezekiel, true God, Isai. xli. 4 ; xliv. 6. the Mighty God, Isai. Jer. i. 4., and to Daniel, Dan. x. 5. known to the ix. 6. Prince of princes, Dan. viii. 25. King of Patriarchs, Heb. xi. 26. interposed in the protection kings and Lord of lords, 1 Tim. vi. 15; Rev. xix. 16. and conduct of the Israelites, ibid. according to the permits Himself to be called God by St. Thomas, opinions of the primitive Church, ibid. John xx. 28. styled the great God and our Saviour,' the Seed of the woman promised to Adam, Tit. ii. 13. arguments from the text, ibid. interpre- Gen. ii. 15. the promise of, to whom it descended tation of the Ante-Nicene Fathers, ibid. spoken of from Adam, i Chron. i. 24. foreshewn to Abraham, by the name and with the properties of God, Rom. Gen. xii. 3. acknowledged by the Jews for the seed xiy. 12. an argument for His divinity with the early of Abraham, Gal. iii. 16. typified by Melchizedek, Christians, ibid. truly God, and the Creator of all Gen. xiv. 18. by Isaac, Gen. xxii. 19. intended by things, 1 Cor. viii. 6. two assertions of the primitive Shiloh, Gen. xlix. 10. performs God's truth to Fathers concerning it, ibid. the name of God attri- Jacob by calling Jews and Gentiles unto His Church, buted to Him, 2 Pet. i. 1. remarks on the rendering Mic, vii. 20, our spiritual Moses, Exod. ii. 24. the of the passage, ibid. called the true God, 1 John v. Prophet like unto Moses, Deut. xviii. 18. why pre20. remarks on the passage, ibid,

an unanswerable mised by Moses under the title of Prophet, rather argument for His Deity, ibid. if not the true God, than of priest or king, ver. 15. the only Prophet He must be an idol, ver, 21. declared to be the li foretold by an antecedent Prophet, ver. 18. pro


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