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Jeremiah begins to prophecy.'continues a dutiful child till he ar. A. C. 610.
rives to manhood. A. D. 12. Daniel carried to Babylon. 606. John Baptist commences his
Jeremiah concludes his prophe-ministry. 28. cy, and writes his Book of Lamen- Christ is baptized,—is tempted, tations about this time. 590. -calls the twelve,-delivers his
Ezekiel writes his prophecy,'sermon on the mount, —and perand Daniel interprets Nebuchad- forms many of his miracles of mernezzar's first dream. 588.
Jerusalem taken and destroyed. John Baptist beheaded. 32. 586.
Our Lord and Saviour Jesus The golden image set up. 580. Christ is crucified. 34. Babylon taken by Cyrus. 537. The following order appears to
The decree for the Jews to re- be that in which the four Gospels, turn, soon after which Daniel was the Epistles, and the other Books written.
of the New Testament were writDarius renews the decree. A-ten. bout this time the prophets Hag. Gospel by Matthew. 42. gai and Zechariah write the Books
Mark. 45. which bear their names. 516. Paul's first and second Epistles
to Temple rebuilt and dedicated. the Thessalonians were written.51. 490.
Paul's first and second Epistles Book of Esther written, proba- to the Corinthians, his Epistles to bly by Ezra, who about this time the Romans and to the Galatians, was sent to govern Judea. 458. and Peter's first general Epistle
Nehemiah appointed governor.were written. 57. 441.
Paul's Epistles to the Phillipi. Book of Ezra written. 435.
ans, Ephesians, Colossians, He The Book of Nehemiah and the brews, and Philemon, and the prophecy of Malachi were written Gospel according to Luke were about this time, and perhaps the written. 61. whole of the Old Testament put Acts of the Apostles were writinto its present form by Ezra be-ten by Luke. 63. fore his death. 425.
Paul's first Epistle to Timothy Annunciation of the Son of God and his Epistle to Titus, with the to the Virgin Mary ; John the Epistle of James were written. 66. Baptist born, and the Temple of Paul's second Epistle to TimoJanus shut. 1.
thy and the second general Epistle Our Lord and Saviour Jesus of Peter were written. 69. Christ was born and circumcised Jude wrote his Epistle. 75. under the law. A. D. 1.
Revelation of John was written The infant Saviour returns from in the Isle of Patmos. 87. Egypt. 2.
John writes his Gospel and his He confutes the Doctors and three Epistles about this time. 99.
Table of Beferences. The principal object of this Table is to direct the student of the New Testament to passages where Prophecies are either recorded or their accomplishment narrated. MATTHEW.
2: 5 Mic. 5 : 2 : 23 Jud. 13:5 Ch. V. Ref. : 15 Hos. 9:1
Sam. 1.11 1:23 Isa. 7:14 :17 Jer. 31 : 15 3: 3 Isa. 40 : 3
4:14 Isa. 9:1,2 13 : 14 Dan. 9 : 27 21:11 See :33
: 27 27 : 22
28 : 26 Isa. 6:9
4:17 Gen. 17 : 5
52 : 7
9 Ps. 69 : 22
: 34 : 12 Isa. 11 : 10
2:3 Dan. 7 : 25
2 : 22
4: 1 Rev. 9: 20
: 38 Isa. 53 1 3: 1 1 Tim. 4:1
6: 10 : 12 Acts 14:22
Mat. 10 : 38
1:11 Isa. 34 : 4
69 : 21 8: 8 Jer. 31 : 31,
32, 33, 34
56 : 7 21:18 2 Pet. 1:14 10: 5 Ps. 40 : 6
2:6 Isa. 28 : 16
69 : 25
1:14 John 21:18,19
22:18 4: 25 Ps. 2:1, 2 : 3
: 15 Isa. 2 : 19
16 : 10 7 : 9
Isa. 28 : 14 9: 2 Joel 2: 10
:17 Isa. 25 : 8
15 : 16 Amos 9:11,12 10:11
Abaddon or Apollyon, the destroyer | Mite, the smallest Roman coin, ac--Satan,
cording to some less than an En. Allelujah, praise ye the Lord.
glish farthing. Alpha, the first letter of the Greek Omega, the last letter in the Greek alphabet.
alphabet. Amen, verily, so be it.
Onyx, a blueish white gem. Amethyst, a precious stone of a vio: Patriarchs, fathers of families. let colour.
Penny, a Roman coin, value sevenApostles, the first Missionaries of pence halfpenny English. the Cross.
Pentecost, a Jewish feast about 50 Areopagus, Marshill,where was held days after the Passover.
the highest court at Athens. Pharisees, a self-righteous sect, very Armageddon, the mount of Megiddo. rigid in their observance of the Bar, a son ; as Barjona, the son of mere ceremonies of religion. Jona,
Phylacteries, small rolls of parchBeryl, a bright transparent gem, of ment, whereon were written cera blueish green.
tain words of the law, which the Bottles were anciently made of skins. Jews wore on their, foreheads, Centurion, captain of 100 men.
arms, &c. Chalcedony, a precious stone, va- Piece of Silver, see Shekel.
riegated with divers colours. Pinnacle of the temple, the battle. Charger, a large basin.
ment, or highest part. Chief-Priests, heads of the 24 courses Pound or mina, is differently valued of the Jewish Priesthood.
at from £3 to £9. sterling. Christ (Heb. Messiah) the anointed. Proscucha, an oratory or house of Chrysolite, a precious stone of a gold prayer. colour.
Publicans, Roman tax-gatherers. Chrysoprasus, a precious stone of a Raca, wickedly foolish. yellowish green colour.
Ruby, a precious stone, deep red. Chrystal, a tright transparent stone. Sabaoth, or Zabaoth, hosts, armies. Cubit, a measure of about 1 foot 9 Sadducees, Jewish infidels. inches.
Sapphire, a precious stone of a beauDecapolis, a district of ten cities. tiful sky-blue. Diamond, or Adamant, the most Sardius or Sardine, a gem of a
valuable of all precious stones. light reddish colour. Emerald, a precious stone of a green Sardonyx, a precious stone between colour.
the Sardius and the Onyx. Epicureans, who placed all happi- Scribes, writers and expounders of ness in the gratification of the ap
the Mosaic law. petites and passions.
Scrip, a small bag used by shepherds. Essenes, a subdivision of the Pha- Shekel or piece of silver, value about risees, recluse and austere.
28. 3d. halfpenny: Euroclydon, the north-east wind. Shekel of gold, value £1. 16s. 8d. Gaulonites or Galilens, a sect who Stoicks, a sect who contended that
disclaimed allegiance to a Gentile all events were determined by a Magistrate.
fatal necessity. Gentiles, all nations except the Jews. Synagogue, a place of Jewish worHerodians, time-servers of Herod. ship, but not for sacrifice. High-Priest, the only Priest who Talent of silver, about £242 - of
might enter within the Holy of gold, £5475. Holies.
Tetrarch, governor of a fourth part Jacinth, a gem of a deep orange- of a kingdom. colour.
Time, the Jews began their day at Jasper, a precious stone variegated sunset, the Romans at midnight as with divers colours.
The Jewish years conLegion, a Roman legion consisted of tained 12 months of 30 days, with about 5000 men.
an intercalary month occasionally.
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