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spoken in the days of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and
slays the idolatrous priests. • -

page 27 Sect. IX. Josiah repairs the house of the Lord. The book of

the law found. A covenant made. A great passover :

kept. . . . . - • 31 Sect. X. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He warns the

nations of impending judgments, and calls upon them

to humble themselves and reform their lives. : 36 Sect. XI. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He describes

the treachery of God's chosen people; and foretells

the judgment which would be inflicted upon them. 39 Sect. XII. The conclusion of the reign of Josiah. He is slain

in battle, His good character. . - - 44 Sect. XIII. Part of the prophetic lamentation of Jeremiah

for the captivity of the Jewish nation. . . 47 Sect. XIV. Part of the history of the heathen nations which

were concerned with the Jews. - - - - 50 Sect. XV. The reign of Jehoahaz (called also Shallum) king

of Judah. Jeremiah sent to call the people to repente
ance, and threaten them with God's vengeance for dis-

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- 52 Sect. XVI. Jehoahaz deposed. Jehoiakim made king of Judah. 60 Set. XVII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachim. Je

miah again sent to call the people of Judah to re-
pentance, and to threaten the destruction of the tem-
ple. The priests and prophets conspire against Jere-

miah. Urijah the prophet slain. - Sect. XVIII. Nebuchadnezzar, kiog of Babyloni, comes up.

against Judah. Jeremiah furetells seventy years capti.
vity to the Lord's people ; and the subsequent puuish-
ment of the Assyrians. .-

. 65 Scot. XIX. Jeremiah commanded to write his prophecies in

a buuk. He gives the book to Baruch, who reads it in
the Lord's house.

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Sect. XX. Jehoiachim becomes tributary to Nebuchadnezzar.

Baruch reads to the princes Jeremiah's prophecies.
Jehudi reads them to the king, who causes the book

to be burnt. Jeremiah writes another book... page 71 Sect. XXI. Jehoiachim rebels against Nebuchadnezzar. His

death. Sect. XXII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachin (called

also Jechoniah, and Coniah) king of Judah. Jeremiah . sent to call upon him to return to righteousness, and

to threaten bim with punishment for disobedience. . 76 Sect. XXIII. Jerusalem besieged by Nebuchadnezzar. Jecho.

niah taken prisoner, and carried into captivity with
many others. The treasures of the Lord's house, &c.
carried away. • - .

" Sect, XXIV. The beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of

Judah. Jeremiah sent to command him in the name

of the Lord to submit to Nebuchadnezzar. - - 81 Sect. XXV. A false prophet contradicts Jeremiah's prophecy. 85 Sect. XXVI. Jeremiah's consolatory letter to the captives in

Babylon, foretelling the end of their captivity. - 87 Sect. XXVII. Zedekiah's disobedience. Ezekiel's prediction :

concerning him. - - - - 00 Sect. XXVIII. The city of Jerusalem clus ly lesi geil by Ne

bachadnezzar. Jeremiah's prediction concerning him. Sect. XXIX. The army of Nebuchadnezzar withdrawn from

Jerusalem. Jeremiah foretells its return. The prophet
endeavours to escape from Jerusalem, and is cast into

- . - - - 94 Sect. XXX. Jeremiah released by Zedekiah. .

. Seet. XXXI. The princes conspire against Jeremiah for his

prediction. He is cast into a dungeon. Ebed meleeh procures his deliverance, Zedekiah consults him pri... vately.

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Sect. XXXII. Zedekiah hardens his heart. Jeremiah's pro

phetic description of the miseries of the siege. - page 101 Sect. XXXIII. The city of Jerusalemn taken. Zedekiah pur.

sued by the Chaldeans and taken. Ezekiel's and Jere-
miah's predictions concerning him and the people ful.

• · 102 Sect. XXXIV. The temple burnt. The city of Jerusalem de

siroyed. The remaining treasures carried away. - 104. Sect. XXXV. Jeremiah's predictive lamentation for the mise

ries of Judah. - - - - 106 Sect. XXXVI. Jeremiah sat at liberty. He continues with

others of the Jewish nation in Judea. ' . . 110 S:ct. XXXVII. Gedeliah made governor over the Jews in

Judca. Ishmael and others conspire against him. Ge

deliah is treacherously slain. Johanan succeeds him. 113 Sect. XXXVIII. Ishmael and the people form a design to

take refuge in Egypt. They comsult Jeremiah. He
commands them in the name of the Lord to remain

in Judea. - - . - - 117 Sect. XXXIX. The people discredit Jeremiah's prediction,

and scorn his counsel. They depart from Judea and go
to Egypt. Jeremiah prophecies the destruction of

Egypt by Nebuchadnezzar. - - - 120 Sect. XL, Jeremiah's prediction respecting the Jews who

dwelt in Egypt. The Jews despise his counsel, and
persist in idolatrous practices. Farther predictions con-
cerning Egypt.

- - 122 Sect. XLI. The history of the Jews who were carried cap

tive into Babylon. The piety of Daniel, Shadrach,
Meshach, and Abed-nego. •

- - 127 Sect. XLII. Nebucharinezzar's prophetic dream forgotten by

himself, but recalled to his memory and interpreted by : Daniel. Daniel and his friends promoted.

- 131 Sect. XLIII, Nebuchaduezzar sets up a goldest image, Sha.




drach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, cast into a fiery far-
nace for refusing to worship it. They are miraculously


- - Page 1 Sect. XLIV. Prophecies of Isaiah designed for the comfort

of the people of God, under the prospect of captivity,
and during its continuance. Cyrus named as their

- - 147 Sect. XLV. Prophecies of Jeremiah respecting the restoration of God's people. -

- 150 Sect. XLVI. A prophecy of Ezekiel relating to the city of Tyre. -

- - 153 Sect. XLVII. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel concerning the Ammonites

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Sect. XLVIII. Prophecies against Moab, Edom, Damascas,


- 159 Sect. XLIX. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel, against Egypt.

- 165 Sect. L. Another prophetic dream of Nebuchadnezzar's in

terpreted by Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar abased for Lis
pride and arrogance. His restoration to reason and du-

- - - 109 Sect. LI. The kindness of Evil-merodach king of Babylon to

Jehoiachin king of Judah in his captivity. - - 175 Sect. LII. Isaiah's, predictions concerning the downfall of

Babylon. Cyrus mentioned by naine as the con-

177 Sect. LIII. Predictions of Jeremiah concerning Babylon and her idols.

• • 180 Sect. LIV. Further predictions concerning the destruction of Babylon by the Medes.

- - - 182 Sect. LV. A prophetic account of the Lord's stirring up the

nations against Babylon, and of the circumstances of
the siege.


- . - 188 Sect. LVI. The reign of Belshazzar king of Babylon. His


impious feast. The hand-writing on the wall. Da

niel's interpretation of it. His promotion. - page 190 Sect. LVII, Babylon taken by Cyrus according to the predic

tions of the prophets. Darius the Median takes the

- 195 :

Sect. LVII. Daniel highly promoted by Darius. His ene

mie persuade the king to make a decree. Daniel cast

into a den of lions for breaking it. He is miraculously · rreserved. - - - - - - 198 Sect. LIX. Daniel's vision of the four beasts. - - 203 Sect. LX. Daniel's prayer for the restoration of Israel. - 205

Sert. LXI. Cyrus makes a proclamation for the rebuilding

of the house of the Lord at Jerusalern. Ile restores the
sacred vessels. The captive Jews return to their own

. . . 209

Sect. LXII. The foundation of the temple laid at Jerusalem.
The sacrifices restored.


Sect. LXIII. Daniel's vision of the Son or MAN - ' 216
Sect, LXIV. The Samaritans write a letter to Artaxerxes

king of Persia, concerning the building of the temple.
The work is stopped. -

- 219 Sect. LXV. The prophecy of Haggai concerning the house of the Lord.

- 221

Sect. LXVI. Extracts from the prophecies of Zechariah and

Taggai, calling the people to repentance. The building

of the temple continued. - -. - 224 Sect. LXVII. Tatnai the governor of Palestine opposes the

work of the temple. He writes to Darius, who makes

a decrec in favour of the Jews. - - - 226 Sect. LXVIII. The people enquire of the Lord concerning

fasting. Zechariah receives conimand to admonish - the in.

- - 230 Sect: LXIX. God's blessiug restored to his people, by the . dlouih vi Zechariah the prophet.

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