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open the seals, 177--179. the visions of the six feals considered; 180-195. the seventh seal opened, 199. it comprehends more events than the former seals, 200. the seven trumpets, 2004 271, vision of the great red dragon, 274–283. of the ten horned beast, 233-291. of the two horned beait, 291-301. the seven vials, 312—312. the fall of spiritual Babylon or Rome, 322—348. the millennium, 348–358. the general resurrection and judgment, and new heaven and earth, 360,

&c. Roman empire compared to a terrible beast without a name, I.

260—263. this beast had ten horns, 263, these ten horns or kingdoms where to be fought, 265. the opinion of authors

about them, 265, &c. Rome, that church a surprising mystery of iniquity, II. 150. its

heresies and schisms of long continuance, 150. the power of the pope of Rome foretold in scripture, 151. when Rome was governed by the Exarch of Ravenna, 207, resembles Egypt in her punishment as well as in her crimes," 315. her fall compared to Babylon, 322. her state and condition, 322. the character of the great whore of Babylon, more proper to modern than ancient Rome, 324.

her sitting upon a scarlet-colored beast with seven heads and ten horns, 325. her ornament, 325. her inchanting cup, 326. her infcription upon her forehead, 326-328. "her being drunk with the blood of the saints, 328, 329. what signified by the seven heads and ten horns, 331-335. the prophecies relating to the church of Rome the most essential part of the Revela. tion, 374. its corruptions and innovations foretold, 374– 378. her clergy like the Scribes and Pharisees in several instances, 380-382. their usurped power foretold, and the place and perfons pointed out, 374, 382_387. the time of its power foretold, 387. its destruction will certainly coine, 391 399.

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SALADIN, proclaimed sultan in Egypt, II. 66. besieges and

takes Jerusalem, ibid. compels the Christians there to redeem their lives, ibid. Saracens descended from Ishmael, I. 22, 31. as locufts over

spread the earth, II. 209. when they made their greatest con

quests, 215. See Arabians. Sardis

, the capital of Lydia, II. 171. at present in ruins, 172. in a deplorable state as to religion, ibid. Savonarola, his zealous preaching and writing against the vices of

the Roman clergy, II. 267. endures imprifonment, tortures

and death with conftancy, ibid. Sawtree, a parish priest, first burnt for heresy in England, II. 263.

Scopas, Scopas, his great fuccefs in Cæle-Syria and Palestine, I. 353. is

afterwards forced to surrender to Antiochus, 354. Scotus Johannes, writes upon the Eucharist by the command of

the emperor, II. 243. his opinion against the doctrin of tranfubftantiation, ibid. invited to England by king Alfred, and

preferred, ibid. Scriptures, the fulfilment of the prophecies a convincing argument

of their divinity, I. 178. friendly to liberty, 180, and the love

of our country, 334. Seals, the book fealed with seven seals, II. 179. the Son of God

only found worthy to open it, ibid. the seven seals fignify so many periods of prophecy, ibid. the first memorable for conquelt, 180. the second its commencement and continuance, 182-181. the third seal for what characterized, 184. the fourth seal for what distinguished, 187. the fifth seal remarkable for the tenth general persecution, 190–192. the fixth seal for great changes and revolutions, 192, 193. its continuance from Constantine to Theodosius, 199, the seventh feal diftinguished by the founding of seven trumpets, 200, 201. feals foretold the state of the Roman empire before it became

Christian, 201. Seleucidæ and Lagidæ, not the fourth kingdom mentioned in

Daniel, I. 240, 261, 264. Seleucia, renders Babylon desolate, I, 172, is called Babylon by

several authors, ibid. Seleucus, the first of Syria a most potent king, I. 341, 342. Seleucus Ceraunus, his short and inglorious reign, I. 347. Seleucus Callinicus, his sons and their pompous. appellations,

1. 346. Seleucus Philopator, succeeds his father Antiochus, I. 360. a

railer of taxes all his days, ibid. sends his treasurer to commit sacrilege in the temple of Jerusalem, 361. is destroyed by him,

ibid. Septimius Severus, a just and provident emperor, 11. 185, &c. Shalmaneser, carried the ten tribes into captivity, I. 142. Shaw (Dr.) his account of the Arabians, I. 32. of Palestine, 131,

132. of Tyre, 199, 200. Shem, and Japheth, their good behaviour on their father's

drunkenness, 1. 6. the blellings promised upon them and their pofterity, 14. how fulfilled both in former and latter times, 15, 16. II, 400. the promises of Japheth's dwelling in the tents

of Shem explained and fulfilled, 1. 16, 17.: Sherlock (Bp.) his exposition of Jacob's propliecy chiefly followed,

I. 55, &c. Shiloh, shown to be the Messiah in the various senses of the word, I. 57-59.


Sidon, an ancient city, celebrated by Homer and other poets, I.

183. Simeon and Levi, Jacob's prophecy about these two tribes, and

how fulfilled, 1. 52, &c, Smyrna, the fecond epistle to the seven churches addressed to.

them, II, 169. its situation and commerce, ibid. its present

ftate as to religion, ibid. Soul, that it grew prophetic near death, an opinion of great anti

quity, I. 49, 50. South and North, kings of, who to be understood by them, I. 341,

397, 398 Star out of Jacob, and a scepter out of Israel, that prophecy ex

plained, I. 76-81. Spirit, the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit often described by

springs of water, 1. 299. Spon (Dr.) his remark about the church of Philadelphia, II.

17%. States or nations, feldom ruined without preceding signs,

II. 25, 26, many awful signs from the fins of this nation,

26. Sulpicius Severus, his exposition of Nebuchadnezzar's dream,

I. 250, 251,


TACITUS, his account of the prodigies before the deftruc.

tion of Jerusalem, II. 18, Tamerlane, his great conqueits, II. 67. visits Jerufalem, ibid. Tertullian, his opinion of the Man of Sin, II. 114. of the millen

nium, 356. Theodoret, too much promotes the worship of saints, II. 137,

138, Thuanus, his character of the Waldenses, II. 255_-257. his ac

count of their sufferings and dispersion, 257, 258. Thyatira, a Christian church forinerly there, this denied by fome

heretics, II. 171. its present condition an effect of the divine judgments for their fins, ibid. Titus, surrounds Jerusalem with a wall, II. 32. commands the

city and temple to be destroyed, 57. his wonderful preserva

tion at the siege, 78. Toledo, that council ordered the children of the Jews to be taken

from them, 1, 112. Trajan and Severus, their attempts against Arabia repelled in an

extraordinary manner, I. 30." the wars and flaughters in the reigns of Trajan and his fucceffors, II. 182. the Jews fubdued by him, ibid.


Trofly, that council's good regulations, II. 245. differs from the

spiri and principles of the council of Trent, ibid. Trumpets, the seven periods distinguished by the sound of seven

trumpets, II. 200. silence of half an hour previous to their founding, ibid. foreshow the condition of the Roman empire after it became Christian, 201. the design of the trumpets, ibid. the events at the sounding of the first trumpet, 201, 203. at the founding of the second, 203, 204. at the founding of the third, 205, 206. at the founding of the fourth, 206, 207. the three following diftinguished by the name of the woetrumpets, 208. the events at the founding of the fifth, 209– 217. at the founding of the sixth trumpet, 218. an account of

the seventh trumpet, 269, &c. Turks, a part of Daniel's prophecy supposed to refer to the de

struction of their empire, I. 405-409. their four kingdoms on the river Euphrates, II. 218, 219. their numerous armies, especially their cavalry, 222. their delight in scarlet, blue and yellow, 223. the use of great guns and gun-powder among them, 223, 224. their power to do hurt by their tails, 224. See

Othmans. Tyre, prophecies concerning it, I. 180–202. Its fall predi&ted by Isaiah and Ezekiel, 180. the prophecies relate to both old and new Tyre, 180, 181. a very ancient city, 182. the daughter of Sidon, but in time excelled the mother, 183. in a florishing condition when the prophet foretels her destruction for her wickedness, 184. the particulars included in the prophecies about it, 184, 185. the city taken and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar and the Chaldeans, 185–187. the inhabitants to pass over the Mediterranean, but to find no rest, 188-190. the the city to be restored after seventy years, 190—192. to be taken and destroyed again, 192—197, the people to forsake idolatry and become.converts to the true religion, 194, 195, the city at last to be totally destroyed and become a place for fishers to spread their nets upon, 197. these prophecies to be fulfilled by degrees, 197. a short account from the time of Nebuchadnezzar to the present time, 197-199. the accounts given by three writers, 199, 200. this account concluded with reflections upon trade, 200, 201.


VIALS, seven, a preparatory vision to their being poured

out, II. 312-315. these seven plagues or vials belong to the last trumpet, and not yet fulfilled, 313, 314. seven angels appointed to pour out the seven vials, 314, 315. the commission to pour them out, 315, the first vial or plague, 316,


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the second and third, 316, 317. the fourth, 518. the fifth, 318.

the sixth, 319, 320. the seventh and last, 320, 321. Vitriga, his opinion about a passage in Balaam's prophe y, I.

77. a most excellent commentator upon Isaiah. 195. one of

the best interpreters of the Revelation, II. 154. Voltaire, his account of the present state of Palestine, I. 128. an

agreeable yet a superficial writer, II. 152.


Aldenses and Albigenses, witnesses for the truth in the

twelfth century, II. 252. their rise and opinions, 252254. testimonies concerning them, 254–257. are very much persecuted, and fly into other countries, 257. pronounce the

church of Rome to be apocalyptic Babylon, 306. Warburton, his exposition of the star out of Jacob, and scepter

out of Israel, I. 80. his account of the figurative language used

in foretelling the destruction of Jerufalem, II. 52, &c. Wetstein, his explication of the Man of Sin refuted, II. 99, 100.

complimented his understanding to cardinal Quirini, 100. Wheeler, his account of Smyrna, II. 169. he esteems an English

priest an evangelist, 170. his observation about the judgments

on the seven churches of Asia, 174. Whitby, his scheme about the Man of Sin perplexed and confused,

II. 97. and refuted, 97–99. professes not to understand the

Revelation, 152. White Horse, our Saviour cometh forth riding on one, II. 345.

a token of victory over his enemies, 347. White Throne, the general resurrection and judgment represented

by it, II. 360. Wickliff, preaches against the doctrins and lives of the clergy,

II. 261. his books read in the colleges at Oxford, ibid. after his death his doctrins condemned, books burnt, and body dug up and burnt, 263. his followers however not discouraged, ibid. Witnesses, protest against the corruptions of religion, II. 231.

why said to be two witnesses, ibid. to prophely in sackcloth during the grand corruption, ibid. the charaĉter of these witnelles, and of the power and effect of their preaching, 232, 233. their passion, death, resurrection, and ascension, 233235. the prophecy about the witnesses applied by some to John Huss and Jerome of Prague, 235, and by others to the Protestants of the league of Smalcald, 235, 236. also to the massacre of the Protestants in France, 236, 237. others to later events, to the Protestants in the valleys of Piedmont, 237. an historical deduction shewing true witnesses against the church of Rome from the seventh century to the Reformation, 238, &c. witnesses in the eighth century, 239-241. in the

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