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number of the captives 55, 56. never since in the possession of the Jews, 57. first subject to the Romans, afterwards to others, ibid. the defolation of it complete, 57, 58. its condition under Adrian, 58, 59, the attempt of Julian to rebuild it miraculously defeated, 60, 61. state of Jerusalem under the succeeda ing emperors, 61, 62. taken and plundered by the Persians, 63. surrendered to the Saracens, 63, 64. paffes from the Sararacens to the Turks, then to the Franks, and afterwards to the Egyptians and others, 64, 65. at present in the hands of the Turks of the Othman race, 68, 69. the prophecies of what was to follow upon its destruction, 71. fome passages relating to its destruction in the gospel explained 71–75. particularly about the angels and even the Son not knowing the time, 73–75. its destruction typical of the end of the world, 76. the exact completion of these prophecies a strong proof of reve

Lation, 76, 77. See Jews. Jerusalem, a description of the new Jerusalem, II. 367, 368.

a continuation of the description, 368. the particulars con

firmed by the angel, 369. Jews and Arabs, resemble each other, I. 36. the Jews at present

very numerous, 38, 39. the xxviiith of Deuteronomy a pi&ture of their present state, 101. a prophecy of their enemies coming from far, how fulfilled, 102, 103. and of the cruelty of their eriemies, how fulfilled, 103, 104. the sieges of their cities, 104. their distress and famine in their fieges, 104, 105. the women eating their own children, 105-107. their great calamities and Slaughters, 107. their being carried into Egypt, and fold for flaves at a low price, 107, 108. their being plucked from off their own land, 108, 109. their being dilpersed into all nations, 109, 110. their ftill {ublifting as a distinct people, 110. their finding no rest, 110, 111. their being oppressed and spoiled, 111. their children taken from them, 112. their madness and desperation, 112. their serving other gods, 113, 114. their becoming a proverb and byword, 114. the long continuance of their plagues, 114, 115. the fulfillment of these ancient prophecies very affeeting and convincing, 115. prophecies relative to their present itate, 115. and about the restoration of the two tribes, and the dissolution of the ten, 115-124. the time of the restoration of the two tribes foretold, 116. fulfilled at three periods, 117. the prophecy about the ten tribes, how fulfilled, 117– 120. where they are at present, 120. vain conjectures of the Jews thereupon, 121. not all returned with the two tribes, 122, nor swallowed up among the heathen nations, 122, 123. the reason of the distinction between the two tribes and the ten tribes, 123, 124. the prophecy of the Jews wonderful preservation, and the destruction of their enemies, 124--127. their preservation one of the most illustrious aéts of divine

Providence, Providence, 124, 125. providence no less fignal in the de. struction of their enemies, 125, 126. and that not only of nations, but of single perfons, 125. the defolation of Judea ano. ther instance of the truth of divine prophecy, 127-132. foretold by the prophets, 127, 128. the present state of Judea answerable to the prophecies, 128, 129. no objection from hence of its being a land flowing with milk and honey, 128. the ancients, heathens as well as Jews, testify it to have been a good land, 129. an account of it by two modern travellers, 129–132. the prophecies of the infidelity and reprobation of the Jews, how fulfilled, 133, 134. the prophecies concerning the Jews and Gentiles, have not had their entire completion, 137. what hath been accomplished, a fufficient pledge of what is to come, 138. a dissuasive from the persecution of the Jews, and humanity and charity recommended, 139, 140. prophecies relating to other nations in connection with the Jews,

1 40. Jews, their calamities and miseries without a parallel, II. 33.

the cause of their heavy judgments, 80, 81. some correfpondence between their criine and their punishment, ibid. on this occasion a serious application made to Chriftians, 81, 82. are successful in taking their city from the Romans, 58, 59. are afterwards subdued with most terrible slaughter, 59. are fold like horses, ibid. a ftanding monument of the truth of Christ's predi&tions, 69. their great fin and their punishment, 80, 81. many prophecies of their converfion and restoration, II. 394,

See Jerusalem. Impostors and false Chrifts, at the siege of Jerusalem, II. 37-40.

an argument of a true Chrift, 41. the difference between those deceivers and Jesus Chrift, 44. they were of debauched lives and vicious principles, 44. those deluded by impostors a melan

choly instance of the weakness of mankind, 45. Infidelity, its patrons only pretenders to learning, II. 413, 414.

modern, worfe than than that of the Jews, 414, 415. Infidels, their objections that prophecies were written after the

events, groundless and absurd, 1. 3. must either renounce their

fenfes, or admit the truth of revelation, 4. Joachim, abbat of Calabria, in the twelfth century discourses of

Antichrist, II. 251. Jonah preaches repentance to Nineveh, I. 147. the king and

people repent at his preaching, ibid. the most ancient of all

prophets, ibid. at what time he prophecied, ibid. Jortin (Dr.) his comparison of Moses and Chrift, 1. 96-99. his

remark upon the prodigies preceding the destruction of Jerusa

lem, II. 18. Josephus, his account of the great flaughter at the siege of Jerusalem, I. 107. his relation of the figns and prodigies before its

destruction,

395

destruction, II. 16–18. wonderfully preserved for the illuftration of the completion of the prophecies, 78. the great use and

advantage of his history in this respect, 79, 80. Irenæus, his notion of Antichrist, I. 269. II. 114. his explication

of the number of the beast, II. 299, 300. Isaac, more promises concerniug his posterity than of Ishmael, I.

37. the promise of the blessed seed fulfilled in Isaac's family,

37, 38. Isaiah, his prophecy against the Assyrians, I. 143. against Baby

lon, 160, &c. against Tyre, 180, &c. against Egypt, 204, &c. Ishmael, his posterity very numerous, I. 22, 23. the promises

about him, how fulfilled, 23, &c. Ishmaelites. See Arabians. Ifraelites, their poffeffion of Canaan according to the promise,

1. 38. Judah, Jacob's prophecies in blessing this tribe, I. 53, 54. the

scepter shall not depart from Judah, that prophecy explained, 55 --60. its completion, 60–66. continued a tribe till the coming of the Messiah and the destruction of Jerusalem, 60-62. became the general name of the whole nation, 63. this prophecy

an invincible argument that Jesus is the Messiah, 66. Julian, his hypocrisy, I. 384. his attempt to rebuild the temple mi

raculously defeated, II. 61. Jurieu (Peter) his notion of the resurrection of the witnesses,

II. 237. Justin Martyr, his notion of the Man of Sin, II. 114. his account of

the millennium, 353-355.

K.

Ennicot, his critical remark upon Noah's prophecy, I.

14. Kingdom, the Babylonian, I. 234. 255, the Medo-Persian, 236,

257. the Macedonian or Grecian, 237, 258. the four kingdoms into which this was divided, 259, 260. the Roman, 240, 260. the ten kingdoms into which this was divided, 264, &c.

L Aftantius, his notion of Antichrift, II. 114. of the millennium,

356, 357. and of the time succeeding, 364, 365. Laodice, wife of Ptolemy Philadelphus, put away, but afterwards

recalled, 1. 343. poisons her husband, and causes Berenice to be murdered, ibid. fixes her eldest son Seleucus Callinicus on the throne, ibid. her wickedness did not pafs unpunished, 344-346. Vol. II.

Laodicea,

Laodicea, the terrible doom of that church, II. 173. now an ha.

bitation for wild beasts, ibid. its condition a warning to all inpenitent and careless finners, 174. its former splendid condition,

ibid. Last times, what denoted thereby, II. 139, 140. Lateinos, that word contains the number of the beast, II. 299, &c.

how it agrees with the church of Rome, 299-301. Latin church not reclaimed by the ruin of the Greek church,

II. 225. Lawgiver from between his feet, that expression explained, I.

56-58. L: Clerc, an able commentator, but apt to indulge Atrange fan

cies, I. 58, 59. his singular interpretation of Jacob's prophecy rejected, ibid. his hypothesis of the Man of Sin, refuted,

II. 96. Little book, the contents of it, II. 227, &c. describes the calami

ties of the western church, and their period, ibid. the contents to be published, 228. what meant by the measuring of the temple, 230. fome true witnesses against the corruptions of religion,

231, 232. Little horn, among the ten horns of the western Roman empire,

I. 267, &c. among the four horns of the Grecian empire, 315. whether to be understood of Antiochus Epiphanes or of the Romans, 315–324. the reason of its appellation, 316,

327. Lloyd, Bishop, his account of the ten kingdoms into which the

Roman empire was divided, I. 266. a memorable thing of his about the Revelation, II. 152. his notion of the resurrection of

the witnesses, 237, 238. Locusts, the Arabians compared to them, II. 210—212. their

commislion, and how fulfilled, 210. not real, but figurative locusts, 212. likened unto horses, ibid. a description of their heads, faces, and teeth, 213. like unto scorpions, 214. their king called the destroyer, ibid. their hurting men five months,

how to be understood, and how exactly fulfilled, 215—217. Lollards, preach against the superstitions of the church of Rome,

II. 261. present a remonftrance to the parliament against the

doctrins and practices of that church, 262. Longinus reduces Rome to a poor dukedom, II. 207. Loretto, the great riches of the image, house and treasury, Luther, preaches against the pope's indulgences, II. 268. that

question answered, Where was your religion before Luther, 269. protests against the corruptions of the church of Rome, 307.

II. 826.

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Accabees, their great success against the enemies of the

Jews, I. 382. Macedonian empire, why compared to a leopard, I. 258, 259.

why described with four wings and four heads, and dominion given to it, 259. why likened to a goat, 303, 304. Machiavel, his account of the ten kingdoms into which the Ro.

man empire was divided, I. 265. points out the little horn, 274. shows how the power of the church of Rome was raised upon

the ruins of the empire, 108-110. Mahuzzim, what it means, I. 390, 301, 395. the prophecy ex

pounded, 396. Mamalucs, Jerusalem long under their dominion, II. 67. all their

dominions annexed to the Othman empire, 68. Man of Sin, St. Paul's prophecy about him, II. 82. the sense and

meaning of the passage, 83. what meant by the coming of Christ and the Day of Christ, 83—85. who is the Man of Sin, 87. what by sitting in the temple of God, 88. what by he who letteth will let, 89, 110, 117. the destruction of the Man of Sin foretold, 91. the opinions of some learned men rejected, 92—101. other opinions about the Man of Sin, 101, 102. applicable to the great apostasy of the church of Rome, 102, 103. the pope the Man of Sin, 111-113. what the fathers say of the Man of Sin, 114--117. the evidences that the pope the Man of Sin, 120. the opinion of the ancient fathers about this point, 115, 116, 117. this prophecy an antidote to popery,

120, 121. Marriage, an account of its being forbid to the clergy, II. 144

147. the worshipping of demons and prohibition of marriage

went together, 148. Maundrell, his account of the state of Palestine, I. 129_131. his

account of Tyre, 200. Maximin the emperor, a barbarian in all respects, 11. 187. Mede, a most learned and excellent writer, 1. 17. a mistake of that

author's corrected, 18. his account of the ten kingdoms into which the Roman empire was divided, 265. of the three kingdoms which the little horn subverted, 274. his great pains in explaining the prophecies, and fixing the true idea of Antichrift, II. 119. his excellent treatise of the apostasy of the latter times, 123. One of the best interpreters of the Revelation, 154. his hard fate in the world, 119, 154. his conjectures concerning Gog and Magog, 360. Melliah principally intended in Moses's prophecy of a prophet

like unto himself, I. 90-100. expected about the time of our Saviour, II, 41, 42, and foretold that he should work miracles, 43. Ff 2

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