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bled nobles, to the people and Solomon, causes Solomon to be anointed king, dies, and is buried in a part of the city called after his own name, the notion of immense treasures secreted in his sepulchre refuted, 223.-225. and n. he had no design to destroy Saul’s family, but was compelled to deliver them to the Gibeonites, 237, his grant of Mephibosheth's estate to Ziba his steward accounted for, 238 –9. his conduct towards Shimei and Joab vindicated, ib. why he left Solomon to punish them, 241. his sin in numbering the people, ib. God not the cause of it, ib. why a tilence was sent upon the people, not upon him, 242. why e made Solomon his successor, that he had a right to name one, 243. and 245. n. his immense treasures how amassed, 247. introduces musić of various kinds into the service of the temple, and by whose advice, 248. to Deacons, seven, their institution, and the occasion of it, iii. 397. their names, 398. account of them and their respective deaths, ib. n. “Dead, let the dead bury their,” explained, iii. 127. n. Dead-sea, why so called, i. 339. Dealings, none between Jews and Samaritans, why, iii. 29. n. Death of Samuel, when, ii. 128. n. Death of Christ, the necessity of it, iii. 817. why God would not discharge mankind without this infinite satisfaction, ib. 350. 360, &c. Death of Moses, i. 589, some think it spoken of by himself from the prescience granted to him, ib. others think it written by Joshua, &c. see answer to Objection, ib. though he died at 120 years of age, his eyes not dim, the prospect he had of Canaan might have been by increasing the refractive power of the atmosphere, ib. n. Death, that was threatened to and inflicted upon our first parents, what, i. 81. Death called a sleep, iii. 130. n. Debate of the apostles, account of, iii. 178, n. DEBorah, Rebecca's nurse, account of her, and her death, i. 371. n. DEborah, the prophetess, conquers Sisera ii, 59. her song, 58. and 60. n. Decalogue pronounced by God from Sinai, and written on two tables, i. 510. review of, 558,559. DEeapolis, its situation, iii. 138. m. why so called, ib. number of its cities, their respective names and situations, ib. Decree of the council at Jerusalem concerning the eating of blood, i. 212. Dedication, meaning of, ii. 549. n. Dedication of the temple, ii. 259. feast of, when instituted, 262. Delegation, office of baptizing, why delegated by our Saviour to the apostles, iii. 28. m. DELILAH, account of her, where she dwelt, and her vexatious prattling, ii. 74, n. DeLuge, threatening of, delayed 120 years, Noah ordered to build the ark, i. 156. God's covenant with him, ib. God's justice vindicated in that awful event, 162. the waters swell, 159, notices of by heathen poets, n. ib., when, and how long it lasted, 160, 161, proved to be universal, 164. conjectures of the manner in which it was effected, 165. et seq. Scriptural account a sufficient ground for us to rest on, 169. of the abyss, 170. n. and in text, 171, of the shells found in the highest mountains, Cuvier's theory examined, 173. 0pinion, that before the deluge all creatures fed upon fruits and vegetables, 180, how animals might travel from Arme
nia to the West Indies, 186. partial inundations, 196. n. iii. structions which all mankind might learn from that catastrophe, 272. its beginning, continuance, and end, i. 161. n. Deluge in Thessaly, Deucalion's, ii. 212. DeMetrius Soter, recovers the kingdom of Syria, puts Antiochus Eupater to death, ii. 618. marches with a considerable army into Judea, ib. defeated by J. Maccabaeus, 619. defeated by Alexander, the pretended son of Antiochus Epiphanes, and slain, 623. DeMetrius, son of Demetrius Soter, resolves to avenge his father's death, and recover the kingdom, ii. 623. gains over to his interest Apollonius, governor of Coelo Syria, ib. defeats and deposes Alexander the usurper, takes the name of Nicanor, 624. by the help of Jonathan's forces, reduces Antioch, 625. his ingratitude, ib. is defeated by Tryphon, forced to fly from his country, ib. upon the death of his brother Antiochus Sidetes, he returns to Syria, recovers his kingdom, 629 persisting in his wickedness and tyranny, is again defeated, by whom, ib, takes refuge in Ptolemais, but is shut out by his wife Cleopatra, ib. removes to Tyre, ib. falls into the hands of his enemies, and is slain, ib. DeMetrius, the silversmith, raises a mob at Ephesus, why, iii. 430, how pacified, 432. DEMons, opinion concerning, iii. 179, n. DEMoniacs, different from people who were diseased, iii. 57. exorcisms of, what, ib. n. and 58. Denunciation against Jeroboam, ii. 277. n. Deportation of 10 tribes, simile of, iii. 64. Depravity of human nature, i. 100. DesARTs of Arabia, i. 325. n. Desire, meaning of it, i. 107, n. Devils not knowing Christ, iii. 34. m. curing diseases, and casting out, different, ib. Deucalion, who, and fables of their origin, i. 138. n. Dialects, how many at the confusion of Babel, i. 228. n. DIANA of Ephesus, temple of, one of the seven wonders of the world, why, iii. 426, n, its architect who, ib. 200 years in building, at whose charge, ib. seven times set on fire, but rebuilt, and by whom, ib. its present ruins, ib. her image described, 432. n. Dictatorship, nature of the Roman, ii. 690. and n. DINAH, sad effects of her curiosity, i. 369. Diocesan episcopacy, rise of it, iii. 504. Dionysius, a senator of Areopagus, account of, his remark upon the eclipse at our Lord's crucifixion, iii. 299, n. 423. n. Disciples, the 70, why instituted, iii. 184. the names only of 28 of them known, ib. n. their mission, and return from their ministry, 188. and n. Discord, evil spirit of, sent by God, explained, ii. 66. n. Discovery of unknown truths, i. 77. Diseases, Jewish opinion of, iii. 37, n. Dispersion of nations, i. 243–4. Dissertations, diss. i. vol. i. b. i. on the wisdom of God in the works of creation, 25. diss. ii. on the image of God in man, 40. diss. iii. of original sin, 70. appendix, ib. diss. iv. of the institution of sacrifices, 115. diss. v. of the heathen history, chronology, religion, learning, longevity, &c. of the antediluvians, 138, diss. vi. on Mount Ararat, 187. Book ii. diss. i. on the prohibition of blood. diss. ii. on the tower of Babel, 238, app. 240. diss. iii. sacred chronology, &c. 259. Book iii. diss. i. of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, 335. App. 339. diss. ii. of Isaac's blessing to Jacob, 355. diss. iii. of Jacob's ladder and pillar, 386, diss, iv. on the person and
book of Job, 429, diss. A. on the plagues of Egypt, 472. diss. v. on the chronology &c. of this period, 476. app. 489. Book iv. diss. i. on the Israelites passing the Red Sea, 528. app. 534. diss. ii. of the Jewish tabernacle, 560. app. 565. diss. B. on Balaam, &c. 606. diss. iii. on the profane history, &c. 620. Vol. ii. Book 5. dis. i. on the shower of stones, 37. app. 46. diss. ii. Jephthah's vow, 97. diss. C. on the duration of the Jewish theocracy, 158. diss. iii. on the appearance of Samuel to the witch of Endor, 162. app. 169. diss. iv. on the sacred chronology and profane history, 208. diss. v. of ancient Jerusalem, and its temple, 249. Book vi. diss. i. of Solomon’s riches and trade to Ophir, 290. diss. ii. of the translation of Enoch and Elijah, 334, app. 339. diss. iii. on Jonah, &c. 378. app. 386, diss. iv. of the transportation of the ten tribes, 428. diss. v. on the sacred chronology and profane history, 467. app. 476. Book vii. diss. i. on Nebu. chadnezzar, 521. diss. ii. on Ezra's edition of the Holy Scriptures, and of synagogue worship, 566. diss. iii. on the Jewish sanhedrim. diss. iv. on Jewish sects, 639, diss. v. of the profane history, 676. Vol. iii, Book viii. diss. i. on the four evangelists and their writings, 70. app. 84. diss. ii. on the prophecies and their accomplishment in our Saviour, 167, diss. iii. on the miracles of our Saviour, 232, supplement to do. 240. diss. iv. of our Saviour's doctrine, and the excellency of his religion, 341; supplement to do. 360. diss. D. on the constitution and discipline of the primitive church, 500. on the profane histore, &c. 507. Dissimulation, when allowable, ii. 152. Distinction of clean and unclean animals, i. 552. n. Divining by the cup, what, i. 423. n. Division of the land among Noah's sons, not the result of chance, but of mature doliberation, i. 243, account of Japhet's settlement, ib. 5. of Shem and Ham, 245. Divorces, method of, among the Jews, iii. 7. opinions concerning, whether adultery is committed by the parties marrying again, 202. n. Doctrines, Christian, excellency of the practical, iii. 343, 345. and speculative, 347. DoEG, murders the priests, ii. 126. sends his son to David, the result, ib. Dominion of man over the brute creation, i. 197. n. DomitiaN, his reign, iii. 526. methods used by him to make himself popular, his reformation of several abuses, ib. his pride and cruelty to the Christians, 527, is murdered, by whom, 528. Dothan, its situation, i. 393. n. “Double portion of thy spirit,” explained, ii. 314. n. Dowry, given to the parents at marriage, i. 370. n. by the woman, ii. 283—4. Drachm of gold, its value in our money, see Jewish momey, ii. 578. n. and 498, n. Dreams, divine communications made by them, Solomon's accounted for, ii. 248. DRUsilla, account of her, iii. 443, n. Duration of the theocracy, ii. 158. Dynasties, Egyptian, account of, i. 141, and 478. n.
EARTH, the curse of, i. 53. EBEMELEch, one of Zedekiah’s eunuchs, intercedes with his master for the release of the prophet Jeremiah out of his dismal dungeon, and the good effects of his charity to himself, ii. 451—2. who he was, 451. n. Ebenezer, why so called, ii. 107. n. Ecbatana, the palace of the Median kings, described, ii. 447. n. Eclipses, calculation of by Egyptian priests, this science, and various useful and elegant arts transmitted from the antediluvians, i. 493. See app. to diss. v. ib., and n. Eclipse at our Lord's crucifixion, remarks on it, iii. 290. n. and 326. n. Ecclesiastes, who composed it, and why, ii. 287. Ecclesiastical persons, when they began to judge in civil matters, iii. 190. n. EDEN, the reality of its garden, and where situated, i. 39. Edom, its situation, i. 617. EDomites, i. 346. n. EGYPT, how divided, i. 409, n. want of records concerning it, 478, succession of its kings jejune, 478. and n. and ii. 212. n. oppression of Israel, i. 478. sciences cultivated there, astronomy, physic, magic, theology, agriculture, 480 –481. and n. inscriptions on pillars and pyramids, 484–5, 6, account of from Herodotus and others, ib. and of the labyrinth, ib. n. Joseph's well, 487, his hall, prison, &c. 488. see diss. v. and app. 489. of the chronology, monumental works, &c. ib. where Hales's account of the kings of Egypt is referred to—“ out of Egypt have I called my son,” the expression explained, iii. 64. EHUD murders Eglon, king of Moab, ii. 56. Scripture merely relates the fact, 79, 80. EKRow or Akron, its situation, ii. 108. n. ELA succeeds his father Baasha in the kingdom of Israel, ii. 277, his abominable conduct, ib., is assassinated by Zimri, one of his officers, ib. ELAH, a port on the Red Sea, whence David and his suc
used in armies, ii. 587. m. naturally quiet and tractable, ib. of prodigious strength when provoked, ib. methods of provoking them, ib. fall upon the spectators instead of the Jews, how they might do this, 588–604. Eli, the high priest, too indulgent to his children, who were very profligate, ii. 106. is threatened by a prophet from God with the destruction of himself and family, ib. his resignation to the Divine will, ib. his two sons slain in battle, 107. when informed of the ark being taken, ib. he falls suddenly down at the melancholy tidings and dies, 108. is succeeded as judge by Samuel. ELIAs, notion of his coming, iii. 140. n. ELIEzer, Abraham's steward, is sent to Haran in Mesopotamia to procure a wife for Isaac, i. 295, meets Rebecca, is courteously entertained at her brother's house, and succeeds in his errand, 296. Elihu, one of Job’s friends, who he was, i. 432. m. Elijah, the prophet, his birth and parentage uncertain, ii. 298. m. is sent to Ahab to denounce a famine of three years duration, ib. secluded for a whole year, and fed by ravens, 299. increases the widow of Zarephath's meal and oil, promises its continuance during the famine, ib. lives with her and her son, ib. restores her son to life, ib. returns to the land of Israel, has an interview with Ahab, 300. and n. his contest with Baal's priests, ib, his sarcasms upon them, 301. orders them to be slain as impostors, 302. prays for, and obtains rain, ib. is threatened by queen Jezebel, and for what, ib, forced to fly from her to Beersheba, thence to Mount Horeb, ib. his vision there, 303. ordered by God to return into his own country, by the way of Damascus, to anoint Hazael king of Syria, Jehu king of Israel, and Elisha to succeed himself in the prophetical office, ib. sends a menacing letter to Jehoram king of Jndah, its contents, 310. commands fire from heaven to destroy the king's messengers who came to seize him, 312. his person described, ib. m. is translated, and how, 313, 314. his character, ib. and 323. his slaying the messengers justified, 324, n. how he was said to prevent the rain from falling, ib. why he fled from Jezebel, ib., his living 40 days and nights upon what the angel brought him, 325. how he might be concealed and Ahab not find him, 326. that he was really fed by ravens, ib. their fitness for this purpose, ib., why he did not anoint Jehu and Hazael, 327. why his challenge was accepted by Baal's priests, 829. why he ordered them to be slain, ib., the reality of his translation, and the manner of it, 334, diss. ii. for what ends this was done, whether to return before the end of the world, 339. what his anointing Hazael means, 328. and n. see append. to diss. 339. ELIMELEch, his story, ii. 60. Eliph Az, one of Job's friends, i. 432. n. Elisha succeeds Elijah in the prophetical office, the manner of his call, ii. 303. cures the brackish water and barren soil of Jericho, 315. how, ib. is mocked by the children of Bethel, the fatal consequences, ib. supplies the Israelitish army with water, and promises it a complete victory over the Moabites, 316. goes to Samaria, increases a widow's oil so that she was able to pay her husband's debts, and preserve her sons from bondage, ib. in requital of the kindness he received from a Shunamite, prays that his wife may have a child, 317. his request granted, restores the child's life, ib. cures the noxious quality of the prophet's pottage at Gilgal, how, ib. feeds 100 persons with 20 barley loaves, ib. causes an ax to swim, ib. cures Naaman, the Syrian general, of an inveterate leprosy, ib, which, being his last mi
; racle, is often mentioned in Holy Scripture, ib. refuses the present offered him for the cure, 318, whether he permitted Naaman to attend his master in worshipping his idol at Rim. mon, 321. 322. reasons for his slaying the children, 322. is ordered by Benhadad to be seized at Dothan, but is protect. ed by an host of angels, 343. strikes the officers blind, and carries them into the midst of Samaria, 344. dissuades Jehoram, its king, from killing them, and persuades him to lenity, ib., goes to Damascus to anoint Hazael king of Syria, foretels his advancement and future cruel deeds to the Israelites, 347. sends a prophet with great secrecy to anoint Jehu king of Israel, ib., who that prophet was, ib. n. falls sick, and is visited by Jehoash king of Israel, 359. to whom he gives his dying advice and blessing, encouraging him to make war against the Syrians, assuring him of success by several emblems, ib. his death, burial, and of the dead man raised to life upon touching his bones, 360. his speech to the Syrian officers who came to seize him justified, 370. of the blindness with which he struck them, ib. his message to Benhadad explained and vindicated, 371–2. also his behaviour to Joash king of Israel, 372. EMANUEL, prophecy of, how applied, iii. 8. and 62. 63. Embalming, how performed in Egypt, i, 414. Embassadors, violation of their rights unjust and impious, ii. 201. Emerods, what, ii. 109. m. and 157. Encampment, manner of it among the Israelites, i. 502. and n. Enchantment, forms of, ii. 163. n. ENDon, witch of, called by the Septuagint a ventriloquist, see dissert. on, ii. 162, her generosity praised by Josephus, 134. the prediction, ib. see append. to dissert. ii. 169. ENGED1, how situated, ii. 127. n. ENGLAND, by whom peopled, i. 245. and 259. n. Engines, what, ii. 616. n.
: ENHAkkor and ETAM, scenes of Samson's prowess, ii.
73. as another was, viz. Lehi, ib. miracle of water gushing out of the jaw explained, ib. and 88. and ib. n. Enoch, a city built by Cain, why so called, i. 109. n. ENoch born, i. 121, his singular piety and sanctity of life, 123. translated, 124. the reality of it, 185. conjectures as to the place into which he was taken, ib. his prophecy, 151. m. ib. and 152. Enquiring of God, how done, ii. 133. n. EPAPHRAs, account of him, iii. 455. n. EPAPHRoditus, secretary to Nero, assists him to kill himself, iii. 516. EphesiAN letters, what, iii. 57. and 428. n.
second, 425. its contents, ib, firstep. to Corinthians, 429, to the Galatians, 430. 2 Corinthians, 433. to the Romans, ib. to Philemon, 454. and n. to the Philippians, ib. and n. to the Ephesians, ib, and 455. and n. to the Colossians, 455. and n. to the Hebrews, 457. and n. the first to Timothy, 462. n. to Titus, ib. n. second to Timothy, 465. and n. the first of St Peter from Babylon, iii. 429. and 461. n. the second from Rome, 464, and n. that of St James, 456. n. an St Jude's, ib. and 467. n. Equivocal generation, i. 179. m. ER and Onan punished with death, why, i. 396. Era, Chaldean, a famous one settled by Belesis, called Nabonassor's, ii. 474. m. when it began, i. 253. ERASTUs, account of him, iii. 429. n. EsARHADDoN succeeds his father Sennacherib in the kingdom of Assyria, invades Judea, puts Manasseh in irons, and carries him prisoner to Babylon, ii. 411. Esau, his birth, and import of his name, i. 342. and n. sells his birthright to his brother Jacob, ib. marries two Hittites against the consent of his parents, 345. is deprived of his father's blessing, and how, ib. his best robe, what, ib. n. complains bitterly to his father, 346. meditates revenge, ib. his birthright, what, 350, his hunger not the result of fa. mily poverty, 353. marries one of Ishmael's daughters, and settles in Mount Seir, 367. n. marches with an army to meet Jacob, ib. accepts his presents, and treats him kindly, 368. the names of his wives, ib. n. Eshtaol, its situation, ii. 71. n. Espousing, or betrothing, the manner of performing it, iii. 4. n. Essenes, their origin and tenets, ii. 644. Esther, or HApassah, who she was, ii. 586. n. upon queen Washti's divorce she is married to Ahasuerus, king ef Persia, and saves her countrymen the Jews from the ge. neral destruction which Haman designed against them, the manner of her approaching the king, 589. conjectures concerning the book of, its genuineness, and Esther vindicated, ib. 562. ETAM, a strong place in Judah to which Samson retired, ii. 73. n. Ethbaal, king of Tyre, and father of Jezebel, his name, ii. 297. n. Eunuchs, their employment in Eastern courts, ii. 350. n. and iii. 401. n. Euphrares, one of the rivers that watered the country of Eden, its course, i. 38, 39. import of the name, 38. n. Evangelist, office of, what, iii. 437. n. Evangelists, and all the other penmen of the New Testament, divinely inspired, iii. 42. obliged to omit several particulars, 83. 222. why the resurrection of Lazarus not noticed by three of them, 222. Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, and Luke reconciled in the case of the fishermen, iii. 32. n. illiterate, except Luke, though not wholly so, why, 42. n. Eve, formed, how, i. 13. and n. and 18, n. Evil, origin of, i. 69,70. “Evil spirit from the Lord,” explained, ii. 146. Evil-MERoDAcH succeeds his father Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon, ii. 489. releases Jehoiakim, king of Judah, who had been captive 37 years, and promotes him to great honours, ib. his vices make him detested, ib. is succeeded by Neriglissar his sister's husband, who was the principal person concerned in his death, ib.
Exorcisms, the practice of them, customary among the Jews, iii. 124. and 427. m.
Expiation, the great day of it, why instituted, and the peculiar ceremonies observed on it by the Jews, ii. 497. n.
Expiatory sacrifices, instituted, how, i. 53.
Ezekiel, at Babylon, prophesies the same things that Jeremiah did at Jerusalem, ii. 445, foretels the dreadful ruin of Jerusalem, ib. what the type of this, 464, his lying 390 days on one side, baking his bread with human excrements, shaving his head and beard explained, his removing his goods, and delineating the siege of Jerusalem, ib. and 466. his description of the chariot, 515. his Gog and Magog explained, ib. and 516.
Ezio NgEBER, its situation and history, ii. 264. n.
Ezra, his high birth and character, ii. 544, n. obtains a commission from Ahasuerus to return with his countrymen to Jerusalem, 545. reforms the custom of marriages among them, 546. his prayer, ib. n. reads the book of the law, and expounds it to the people, who listen with profound attention, 551. he prevails with them to enter into a covenant with God, ib. which was done with great solemnity, 552. why he might be styled the scribe of the God of heavens, 560. the author of the book that goes under his name, who, 561. his great skill in the Holy Scriptures, ib. and 566, what he did towards the restoration of them, ib. various conjectures as to his adding the vowel points, and arguments on both sides, 567—9.
FABLES and allegories, religious, of the Heathens, iii, 155. Fall of man, history of it literal, i. 47. &c. its effects, 50– 53, 70–104. Famines, remarkable, among the Israelites, i. 552. Fasts, how often observed by the Pharisees, iii. 38. n. commonly observed in national calamities, ii. 306. m. Feasts, that of trumpets, instituted, ii. 497, n. of tabernacles, 259. m. and 497–8. n. of dedication, 262. Feciales, Roman officers, what, ii. 201. Felix, governor of Judea, his character, &c. iii. 441. n. Festivals, three great ones among the Jews, ii. 56. n. Festus succeeds in the government of Judea, iii. 443, brings St Paul before Agrippa, 445. and n. Fiery chariot, remarks on Elijah's, ii. 814. m. and 337. Figs, time of, explained, iii. 330. n. Figures, hieroglyphical, of the Egyptians, whether prior to the invention of letters, 495–498. Fire, holy in the temple and tabernacle, ii. 520. n. First-born, what it means in Scripture, iii. 8. n. Fleece, the dew upon Gideon’s, ii. 62, n. Flesh, not eaten in the days of innocence, i. 204–5. why granted to Noah and his sons, ib. Flies, one of the plagues of Egypt, i, 472, their ravages, ii. 311. n. Fohl, fictions concerning him, i. 207. n. Forgetfulness, Saul’s, of David, accounted for, ii. 149. Forgiveness of enemies, praised by Heathens, iii. 344 indispensible in Christians, 345. HAGGA1 the prophet, some account of, and his writings, ii. 531. n.
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GABA, Gibeow, and Gibeah, cities of the Benjamites, ii. 115. m. GABIN1Us alters the Jewish government, ii. 656. n. GADATEs and Gobryas aid the Persians in murdering Belshazzar, ii. 492. n. GALATIA, its situation, iii. 418. n. GALATIANs, epistle to, iii. 430. n. GALEN's account of the structure of the human body, i. 29. m. writes a hymn in praise of the Creator, ib. GALILEE, its situation, iii.29. n. GALL10, account of him, iii. 425. n. GAMALIEL, who he was, iii. 896. n. GANYMEDE, fables of, ii. 212. GAULs, destroyed for their sacrilege, ii. 491. n. Gaza, its situation, ii, 73. n. Samson's body taken from it, 76. n. besieged by Alexander Jannaeus, 650. GEBA, its situation, ii. 115. n. GEDALIAH is made governor of Judea by Nebuchadnez. zar, ii. 454. and n. murdered by Ishmael, 480. GEHAzi, Elisha's servant smitten with leprosy, why, ii. 318. Genealogies of Seth, i. 121. remarks on, ib. n. of our Lord, iii. 43–44. n. General, after Joshua, who, ii. 52. n. GENNEsARETH, lake of, described, iii. 32. and n. Geometry of the Egyptians, i. 480. GERAR, royal city of the Philistines, i. 290. n. GERGEsenes, their country, where, iii. 128. n. GERIzzIM and EBAL, account of these mountains, ii. 9. and n. Geshur, its situation, ii. 185. n. Gethseman E, account of that garden, &c. iii. 273. n. Gezer, its situation, given to Solomon upon his marriage with the Egyptian princess, ii. 283. Giants before the flood, their persons and wickedness described, i. 133, 134. and n. GIBEAH, its situatiod, ii. 55. m. GIBEoN and AJALoN, account of the miracles there, ii. 37-51. GIEEoNITEs, their stratagem to procure peace with the Israelites, ii. 9. and n. question among the casuists concerning them, n. ib. their slavery, manners, &c. n. ib., David's compliance with them in giving up Saul's sons to be slain, 219. m. and 234–7. GIDEpn, one of the judges of Israel, his family, ii. 61. n. taken from the plough, ib. desires a token from the angel who appeared to him, 62. remarks on this interview, the idol Baal, &c. his experiment of his soldiers, 63, the victory, and how he gained it, the watch word, 64. his wives, &c. his refusal of power, 84. his ephod, and the Divine goodness to him, 85. Gihon, a river of paradise described, i. 37, and n. also a fountain near Jerusalem, ii. 251.
GILBoA, its situation, ii. 132. n. Gilead, father of Jephthah, ii. 68. Gilead, Jacob's monument, i. 365. and n. Gileadites invaded by the Amorites, ii. 69.chuse Jeph. thah their general, their success, ib. recover and burn the dead bodies of Saul and his sons, 135. Gilgal, where situated, ii. 5. n. the angel from who, 52. m. Gnat, described by Pliny, i. 27. n. Goads, described, ii. 86. n. Shamgar's how formidable, 57. n. Goat, how said to bear the sins of Israel, i. 87. God, idea of, not innate, Introd. p. 6...his existence and attributes easily proved, ibid. 7. not however discoverable by solitary savages, ibid. 8., his wisdom, goodness, and power, in the work of creation, i. 25. &c. his prescience no cause of the first or any other sin, 58. his justice vindicated in destroying the world, 126 sons of God, the Sethites so called, 132. his veracity in all his promises, 349, corporeal acts ascribed to him, 524. his loving one and hating another explained, 349, 850, taught the first pair to speak, probably also to write, 497. the angel of God’s presence, who, i. 30. n. his tremendous appearance upon the promulgation of the law, 509, &c. God of the Hills, by whom the Almighty so called, ii. 304. notion of heathens concerning tutelar deities, ib n. Gog and Magog, in Ez. 38. 39. who supposed to be, ii. 516–17. and n. Gold Powder, given by Moses to the Israelites to drink, why, i. 512. Golgotha, described, iii. 287, n. Goliah, a giant, his stature, challenge, and death, ii. 119. and n. and 120. n. GoMoRRAh, the wickedness of its inhabitants, i. 288. destroyed by fire from heaven, 289. remarks upon that catas. trophe, 335–341. Goshen, its situation, i. 408, n. and 409. Gospel, meaning of, iii. 2. n.spurious ones in the first century, ib. Gospels, the harmony of the three first accounted for, iii. 84–113. Government, at first paternal, i. 150. the various kinds of among the Jews, 418. 521. ii. 121. 158—162. both civil and ecclesiastical, a Divine institution, iii. 210. n. Greatness of soul, in what it chiefly consists, ii. 156. GRECIANs, those mentioned in Acts, iii. 397. n. GREEck, short account of it, iii. 460. n. GREEks, those mentioned by St John, c. 12, iii. 256. n. Ground, why cursed, i. 52–83. Guardian Angels, iii. 181. n. Gum, the most valuable, i. 37. m. where found, ib. Gunpowder, absurdity of supposing it used at the siege of Jericho, ii. 25.