Works of God which demand our praise, enumerated, | Worship of Christ, permitted by Himself, Matt. xxviii.
Ps. cxlv. 5.


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what meant by being crucified to it, Gal. vi. 14.
why necessary, ibid. ruling love to the ways of it
not consistent with saving faith, ibid. this does not
prohibit the comforts and duties of life, ibid.


to come, what the phrase denotes, Heb. ii. 5.
whence derived, ibid.
how the phrase of the whole world used,' 1 John
ii. 2.
in what sense Jesus called the Saviour of it,
ibid. caution against understanding it in a restrained
sense, ibid.

by whom overcome, 1 John v. 4. by what weapon
to be overcome, ibid.


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.

lusts, what meant by them, Tit. ii. 12. the evil
effects of prosecuting them, ibid. why we are com-
manded to deny them, ibid. a parallel phrase in the
Liturgy, ibid.

-motives, of a scribe in following Christ, Matt.

viii. 19.
Worldly-mindedness, the cause of all other abomi-
nations, Gen. vi. 11. forbidden by Christ, Luke xvi.
25. See Earthly things.


Worm that never dieth, allusion of the phrase, Mark
ix. 46.

religious, paid to Christ by His disciples, Luke
xxiv. 52. See Adoration, CHRIST the proper object
of worship.

objects of, difference of their moral effect on
heathens and Christians, 1 Pet. i. 15.

vi. 10.

Worship of God, wherein different from heathen rites,
Exod. xx. 26. minutest matters provided for, Lev.
to be kept pure from heathenish ceremonies,
Deut. xii. 32. exhortation to it from the example of
Hezekiah, Isai. xxxviii. 5. under the Messiah to be
purged of superstition, Mal, iii. 3.

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Wrest, metaphor whence taken, 2 Pet. iii. 16.
Wrestle, what man wrestled with Jacob, Gen. xxxii. 24.
Wrestlers, expression taken from them, Ps. xli. 9.
Wrestling and boxing, one of the Grecian games alluded
to, 1 Cor. ix. 25. what it consisted of, ibid. pre-
vious preparation for, ibid. how applicable to Christ-
ians, ibid.

Writer, a wise, requires a wise reader, applied, Prov. i. 6.
Writers of the New Testament, their inability to ex-
press their gratitude for God's love in Jesus Christ,
Eph. i. 7. reflection with respect to all Christians,

Writing, ancient method of, Job xix. 23; Deut. xxvii. 2.
Written in heaven, what custom alluded to, Luke x. 20.
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what the young ought to remember, Eccles. xi. 9.
what directions they should be guided by, Ps. cxix. 9.
Younger, what the word denotes, 1 Pet. v. 5.
Youth, from his youth' explained, Gen. viii. 21.


season for acquiring knowledge, Prov. viii. 17.
'husband of," wife of,' explained, Joel i. 8.
'let no man despise thy youth' explained, 1 Tim.
iv. 12.


ZAANAN, where situate, Mic. i. 11.
Zabianism, what it means, Job xxxi. 26. only species
of idolatry noticed in Job, ibid. See Sun and hea-
venly bodies.


ZACCHEUS, probability as to his origin, Luke xix. 9.
remarks on his sincerity, and his eagerness to embrace
the Gospel, ver. 6, 9. what he meant by professing,
'the half of my goods,' &c. ver. 8.
ZACHARIAS, (son of Barachias,) who is the person in-
tended, Matt. xxiii. 35.

(father of John the Baptist,) what meant by his
being righteous before God, Luke i. 6. why tem-
porary dumbness was inflicted on him, ver. 20. his
hymn of thanksgiving, ver. 67. propriety of using it
in our Church service, ibid.
ZADOK, why spoken of before Abiathar, 2 Sam. xv. 29.
in what sense anointed to be priest, 1 Chron. xxix.


ZAIR, its probable situation, 2 Kings viii. 21.
ZAREPHATH, how called in the New Testament, 1 Kings
xvii. 9. its situation, ibid. its present name and
state, ibid.

Zeal in a good thing exemplified and commended,
Numb. xxv. 13. described, Ps. cxix. 139. should be
tempered by discretion, Luke ix. 55. a zeal of God'
explained, Rom. x. 2.

of the Lord of hosts, what it means, 2 Kings xix.


'Zealously affect you, but not well,' explained, Gal. iv.


ZEBULON, tribe of, its situation, Gen. xlix. 13. exactly
described by Jacob, ibid. why joined with that of
Issachar in the blessing of Moses, Deut. xxxiii. 18.
their different pursuits and riches specified, ibid. the
former a commercial people, ibid. some of the arts
practised by them probably referred to, ver. 19. their
religious zeal, ibid.
ZECHARIAH, (son of Jehoiada,) put to death by Joash,
2 Chron. xxiv. 21. his prophecy of God's judg-
ments in punishment of his murderers, ver. 22. no
revengeful spirit in his last words, ibid.

in the days of Uzziah, probably son of Zechariah,
the son of Jehoiada, 2 Chron. xxvi. 5. his character,

(son of Berechiah,) in what sense called son of
Iddo, Ezra v. 1. account of him, Introd. to Zech.
and of his prophecies, ibid. his style, ibid. and re-
semblance to Jeremiah, ibid. his probable age at the
time of his third vision, Zech. ii. 4. remarks on his
being said to prophesy unto or against the Jews,
Ezra v. 1. his remarkable prediction of the coming
of Messiah, Zech. ix. 9, 10. his conduct typical of
that of Christ, Zech. xi. 4. prophecy from him
pressed upon the Jews by St. Paul, Rom. iii. 30.
ZEDAD, where situate, Ezek. xlvii. 15.
ZEDEKIAH, why this name given him by the king of
Babylon, 2 Kings xxiv. 17. why called the son of
Jeconiah, 1 Chron. iii. 16. how made a tributary

king, Jer. xxxvii. 1. propriety of Jeremiah's address
to him, Jer. xxvii. 12. reflections on his behaviour
to Jeremiah, Jer. xxxviii. 28. thought the prophe-
cies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel inconsistent with each
other, Ezek. xii. 13. why called profane and wicked
by the latter, Ezek. xxi. 25. his breach of faith with
Nebuchadnezzar, why permitted, 2 Kings xxiv. 20.
a solemn sentence passed against him by the Baby
lonians, 2 Kings xxv. 6. the two predictions con-
cerning him remarkably fulfilled, ver. 7; Ezek. xii.


ZELOPHEHAD's daughters, law relating to them con-
cerned only heiresses, Numb. xxxvi. 8.
ZENAS, who he was, Tit. iii. 13.
ZEPHANIAH, Contemporary with Jeremiah, Jer. xxv. 4.
of tribe of Simeon, when he prophesied, preceded
Jeremiah, his style, Introd. to Zeph.
ZERUBBABEL, the four descriptions of persons who re-
turned with him, 1 Chron. ix. 2. a type of Messiah,
Hag. ii. 21, 23; Jer. xxx. 21. improbable circum-
stance related of him, 1 Esdr. iv. 13, 47. See Tir-

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a people of Arabia, why so called, Jer. xxv. 25.
ZIN, wilderness of, its situation, Numb. xiii. 21; xx. l.
particular parts of it, ibid. sometimes called the wil
derness, ibid. and why, ibid.

ZION, why called God's holy hill, Ps. iii. 4. fortifica-
tion on it described, 1 Mac. iv. 60. Son of God to
be visibly present there foretold, Ps. 1. 2. mountains
of, what probably intended, Ps. cxxxiii. 3. daughter
of, what part of Jerusalem intended, 2 Kings xix. 21.
why called 'a virgin,' ibid. spiritually for the Church,
Mic. iv. 7. the conduct of a true citizen of, described,
Ps. xv. introd.

ZIPPORAH, why Moses sent her back, Exod. xviii. 2.
ZOAN, or TANIS, its situation, antiquity, and character,
Numb. xiii. 22; Isai. xix. 13; Ezek. xxx. 14; Ps
lxxviii. 12.

ZOAR, where situated, Gen. xiii. 10. meaning of the
name, Gen. xix. 22. reflections on its preservation,

ZоBAH, kingdom of, its situation, 2 Sam. viii. 3.
Zodiack referred to, Wisd. xiii. 2.
ZUPH, where situated, Deut. i. 1.

land of, its situation, 1 Sam. ix. 5.


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