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CRA, one of the hills on which
Jerusalem stood, 398
Acrostic,-see Alphabetical
Additions, Heb. Text, 231, 241,

264, 270, 272, 277, 280, et al.
Aleppo, ploughing time there, 237
great houses how disposed, 327
lodging rooms how warmed, 356
All the kingdoms of the earth, to
be taken in a limited sense, 345
Almond tree, its early blossoms, 227
Alphabetical poems, 455 their va-
riety and use, ib.
Alphabetical order inverted in three
instances, 463, 471
Ammon, the Egyptian Jupiter, 411
his temple at Thebes, ib.
Anathoth, a city of Benjamin, be-
longing to the priests, 221
Arabia, whence denominated, 230
its divisions, 344
Arabians distinguished, 273, 430
of the desart, why called a min-
gled people, ib. their isolated
habitations, 431 Scenites, 350,
431 watching for plunder, 237,
cut their hair and beards in
particular manner, 273
Arabian freebooters called the sword
of the wilderness, 477
Ararat, called the greater Armenia,


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Babylon, its situation, 345 its
greatness, 442 height and
thickness of its walls, 445 the
manner of its being taken al-
luded to, 438, 442, 443 Baby-
lon, its fall and perpetual de-
solation foretold, 340,433,445,
446 why called a golden cup
in God's hand, 440
Babylonish nation of great anti-
quity, 250

Babylonians supposed to have com-
menced the year differently from
the Jews, Note at the bottom
of p. 330. date the reign of Ne-
buchadnezzar differently from
the Jews, 330, 338 prefixed
the names of their idols to those
of their great men, 398 their
invasion and conquest of Judea
foretold, 239

Balm of Gilead, 267
Bactrians subjected by Nebuchad-
nezzar, 245

Barbary, time of sowing there, 237
Bel, the chief idol of Babylon, 398
Benhadad, a name common to the
kings of Syria, 430 -
Beth-häccerem, 252

Bible, a new English version by
authority much wanted, xiv
Boccore, an early sort of figs, 358
Bows, large ones of steel, how bent,

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Covenant of general release entered
into, and broken, by the Jews,


Covering the head in affliction, 235
Covert of the Sabbath, 396
Courses of the priests, 319
Courts of justice held in the city

gates, 294, 312, 395, 477
Cush, a country of merchandise, 321
Cushites, Arabians bordering on
Red Sea, 292, 344, 409
Cup of consolation, 306
Cup of the wine of God's wrath,
289, 342, 475

Cutting the flesh in mourning, 303,
401, 414, 421 forbidden the
Jews, 303-305
Cutting the hair in the like circum-
stances usual with many na-
tions, but forbidden by the law
of Moses, 305

Damascus, 429

Darkness, an emblem of distress,
234, 467

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Death personified, 271, 459
Delusive appearance of water in the
desart, 301

Desolation of Judah, whence to be

Difference in the given heights of
computed, 224

Solomon's brazen pillars how
reconciled, 451
Distinction between

8, and
Doves build in the natural hollows
of rocks, 419

Dragons suck in the air, 295
Dress, its magnificence in the east

consisted much in the rich co-
Drought, a calamity frequent in
lours, 276

Palestine, 294
Dungeon, 385, 395

Dwelling houses of great men used

for prisons in the East, 384
Dying, an art carried to great per-
fection by the ancients, 27

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Gate Harsith, 317 higher of Ben-
jamin, 320
middle, or center
gate of Jerusalem, 398
Gaza, 412, 414

Gareb and Goatha, 375
Geruth-Chimham, 402
Gilead, 326, 436

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Hebrew words derived from Ara-
bic, 232, 233, 254, 274, et al.
Hebrew slaves entitled to a release
after six years, 382
Hendyadis, 253, 255, 299, 33T
Heshbon, 416, 422

Heifers used for treading out corn,


Hills made use of for idolatrous
worship, 241, 434
Historical sketch of the times in
which Jeremiah prophesied, 223


Higher court of the temple, 327
Horonaim, a city of Moab, 416
Huns, their custom of wounding

their cheeks on the death of a
friend or great man, 304
Human sacrifices practised by ido-

latrous Jews, 235, 262, 389

Hunting wild beasts with toils, 417
Hyrcanians subjected by Nebuchad-

nezzar, 345

Jaazer, a city of Moab, 419, 420
lake or sea of, geographical
mistake, 420

Jeremiah, his life and character, 221,

222 his style of writing, 226,
324 vindicated from unmerit-
ed censure, 321, 324
Jerusalem taken by Nebuchadnez-

zar the first time, 224, 329
taken the second time, 225,331
taken the third time and burnt,
225, 381, 382, 449, 452
tuate in the lot of two tribes,

320 built upon two hills, 380,
398 its enlarged plan in fu-
ture times, 375

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Jews carried captives to Babylon at
six different times, 452
Idiom of the passive verb impersonal
with an accusative after it, 351,

Images, fine assemblages of them,
246, 456

Josephus convicted of mistakes, 330


Jordan, subject to great inundations,


Isis, or Io, 411
Israel sacred to God as the first
fruits, 229 the chief of the
nations, 369

Israelites originally designed for
husbandmen and shepherds, 372
Jubilee, a year of general release,


Judah, called God's mountain, 309

Kedar, 231 a general name for

the Arabs descended from Ish-
mael, 430

Kedem, one of the divisions of Ara-
bia, 344, 430

Keepers of fields, 245
Keepers of the door of the temple
at Jerusalem, 451

Kermez, or summer fig, 358
Kidron, the brook, 376
Kir-heres, a principal city of Moab,


Lamentations of Jeremiah, their
metrical construction, 455 date
and occasion, 455 poetic ex-
cellence, 456
Lamentation of David over Abner,

311 over Saul and Jonathan,


Marks on the hand, 388
Messiah called David, 364, 366
Migdol, or Magdolus, in Egypt,


Milcom, the chief Deity of the
Ammonites, 424, 425

Milstones, their noise first heard in
the morning, 339

Masoretical readings rejected, 232,
234, 235, 246, 250, et al.

Minni, the lesser Armenia, 441
Money anciently paid by weight,



Mourning feasts, 306-
Mourning women, 270, 324
Mournful outcries over the dead,
303, 324

Mountains, powerful nations and
princes so called, 309
Nazarites, 261, 473

Nebo, an idol of the Babylonians,

Nebuchadnezzar, styled the sword
of Jehovah, 415
Nergal, an idol of the Cuthites, 398
New names assumed by kings on

mounting the throne, 326, 332
New Zelanders, their custom of
cutting themselves on the fore-
head in mourning, 304
Nitre, or Natrum, of the ancients,


Noph, otherwise Memphis, 232,
No, otherwise Thebes in Egypt,


Numbers of Jews carried to Baby
lon, 452

Oaks, scenes of idolatrous worship,

Oath, a solemn act of religion, 242
ancient manner of administering
it, 435

Omissions, Heb. Text, 297, 317,
347, 362, 374, 387, et al.

Lead used in refining silver ancient-
ly, 258

Lebanon, 314, 326, 332
Lions denote great princes and con- Ophir, gold of-see Uphaz

querors, 231
Locusts, 442

Luhith, 416

Ostrich, its unnatural cruelty, 473
Otaheitean women wound the crown

of their head in mourning, 304
cut off their hair on the like
occasion, 305

Overflowing of vitiated bile occa-
sioned by vexation, 462

Painting eyelids, a fashion of East-
ern Ladies, 247
Pans of coals, see Brasiers
Paranomasia, 227, 241, 416

Parallelism, a mark of versification,
ix. its use in correcting and in-
terpreting, 242, 246, 255, 276
Passages cited in N. T. 370, 373
Pathros, or Thebais, 405
Pelusium, 405

Peninsula of Arabia, 273, 344, 431
Period of 70 years captivity ascer-
tained, 340, 341

Petra, or Selah, strong city of Idu-
mea, 427

Philadelphia, see Rabbah
Philistines when ravaged by Ne.

buchadnezzar, 412

Phocæans, their oath not to return
to their own country, 447
Phut, 409

Pillars of brass in Solomon's tem-
ple, 451

Pillars, or tall Poles, set up as way-
marks in the desart, 371
Pit, or Reservoir, at Mizpeh, 401
Pomegranates on the brazen pillars,
their number, 451
Potter's wheel, 314

Principal scribe of the host, 451
Princes of Judah, their court, or

Sanhedrim, 347

Prisoners of the land, insolvent
Debtors delivered over to their
Creditors, 469

Prisoners of war, their treatment,
234, 292

Prisoners of war, how disposed of
by the Mogul Tartars, 321
Promise of perpetuity in the lines
of David and Levi, 392, 393
Prophets, an order of men bred in
seminaries or schools, 346
called watchmen, 255
Prophecies of Jeremiah, part in
metre and part in prose, 228
not compiled into a book till

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