Page images
PDF
EPUB
[blocks in formation]

In which, Salvation by David, the Type of the

Meffah, is Preached to all Nations, Tongues, and

Tribes and Peoples.
With Strictures on Ainsworth, Calmet, Vilringa,

Bythner, Bishop Lowth, Professor Michaelis, de
Muis, Merrick and other Writers on this Psalm.

2

In hoc Pfalmo tot fermè scopuli

, tot Labyrinthi,
quot versus, quot verba. Non immeritò crux
ingeniorum, & interpretum opprobrium dici

poslit.
De Muis in finem Comment, in hunc Pfalmum.

1 Cor. iii. 19. The wisdom of this world is foolish-
ness with God.

Matt. 23. Be not ye called Rabbi: for one is
your master, THE CHRIST: and all ye are
brethren.

Pd Alarde

L O N D ON:
Printed for the Author, and sold by J. Wilkie, in St. Paul's

Church-yard; G. Kearsley, in Fleet-street; H. Payne
at No. 67, Pall Mall, and at the Author's House, Hox-
ton-square, No. 26.

[Price 4s. 63. in boards.]

101. e. 109

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

Τ Η Ε

P R E F A

E F A C Ε.

[ocr errors]

HE character and Psalms of this royal

prophet, David, have been much of late insulted and mocked on account of the curses, and imprecations of judgments on the heads of his enemies. Voltaire in particulaç has emptied the shaft of his envenomed arrows against him, and triumphs with a peţuląnt malignity of wit and sarcasm for those passages in the Pfalms, which declare only the law of retaliation, of evil for eyil; of meting out to the cruel and unmerciful, to the blood-thirsty and inhuman, an adequate measure of just vengeance; beyond which, the wrath of God in his own theocracy, as judge and avenger, never extended; nor ever insinuated any further feverity, than to make the stubborn and obstinate finners see their wicked deeds, falling back upon their own heads; and that the pits, and snares, which they had digged for others, fhould catch their own feet. What man of

A 2

fober

« PreviousContinue »