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spoken in the days of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and
slays the idolatrous priests. - - page 27

Sect. IX. Josiah repairs the house of the Lord. The book of
the law found. A covenant made. A great passover
kept. . -. -. . . i - - 31

Sect. X. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He warns the nations of impending iudgments, and calls upon them to humble themselves and reform their lives. - 36

Sect. XI. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He describes the treachery of God's chosen people; and foretells the iudgment which would be inflicted upon them. 39

Sect. XII. The conclusion of the reign of Josiah. He is slain

in battle. His good character. - ii

Sect. XIII. Part of the prophetic lamentation of Jeremiah

for the captivity of the Jewish nation. - - 47

Sect. XIV. Part of the history of the heathen nations which

were concerned with the Jews. - - - - 50

Sect. XV. Tha reign of Jehoahaz (called also Shallum) king of Judah. Jeremiah sent to call the people to repentance, and threaten them with God's vengeance for disobedience. - - - - 52

Scot. XVI. Jehoahaz depo.icd. Juhoiakim made kin;? of Judah. 60

Se-.-t. XVII. The beginning- of the reign of Jchoiachim. Jemiab again sent to call the people of Judah to repentance, and to threaten the destruction of the' ternfile. The priests and prophets conspire against Jeremiah. Uriiah the prophet slain. - - 61

Sect. XV III. Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, comes up against Judah. Joremiab f 'retells seventy years capti . vity to the Lord's people; and the subsequent punishment of the Assyrians. - - 65

Scot. XIX. Jeremiah commanded to write his prophecies in a book. He gives the hook to Baruch, who reads it in t}ie Lord's house. - - - - 64

Sect. XX. Jelioiuchim becomes tributary to Nebuchadnezzar.

Banich reads to the princes Jeremiah's prophecies.

Jehudi reads them to the king, who causes the book

to be burnt. Jeremiah wiites another book. - page 71

Sect. XXI. Jehoiaehim rebels against Nebuchadnezzar. His

death. - - - 74

Sect. XXII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachin (called

also Jechoniah, and Coniah) king of Judah. Jeremiah

sent to call upon him to return to righteousness, and
to threaten him with punishment for disobedicuce. - 74

Sect. XXIII. Jerusalem besieged by Nebuchadnezzar. Jecho-

niah taken prisoner, and carried into captivity with

many others. The treasures of the Lord's house, ice.

carried away. ..... 7s

Sect. XXIV. The beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of

Judah. Jeremiah sent to command the name

of the Lord to submit to Nebuchadnezzar. - 81

Sect. XXV. A false prophet contradicts Jeremiah's prophecy, 85

Sect. XXVI. Jeremiah's consolatory letter to the captives in

Babyton, foretelting the end of their,captivity. - 87

Sect. XXVI I. Zedekiah's disobedience. Ezekiel's prediction

concerning him. - ... 90

Sect. XXVIII. The city of Jerusalem clos .ly by Ne-

buchadnezzar. Jeremiah's prediction concerning him. 92

Sect. XXIX. The army of Nebuciiailnezz:ii withdrawn from

Jerusalem. Jeremiah toretells its return. The prophet

endeavours to escape from Jerusalem, and is cast into

prison. - - - 91

Sect. XXX. Jeremiah released by Zedekiah. - - P6 .

Sect. XXXI. The princes conspire against Jeremiah for his

prediction. He is cast into a dungeon. Ebed.mclech

procures his deliverance. Zedekiah consults him pri-

vately. - • - - - 97

A 3 Sect.

Sect. XXXTI. Zedekiah hardens his heart. Jeremiah'i pro-

phetic description of the miseries of the siege. - page 101

Sect. XXXIII. The city of Jerusalem taken. Zedekiah pur-

sued by the Chaldeans and taken. Ezekiel's and Jere-

miah's predictions concerning him and the people ful-

filled. - - - - 102

Sect. XXXIV. The temple burnt. The city of Jerusalem de-

stroyed. The remaining treasures carried away. . 104

Sect. XXXV. Jeremiah's predictive lamentation for the mise-

ries of Judah. - 106

Sect. XXXVI. Jeremiah sat at liberty. He continues with

others of the Jewish nation in Judea. - -110

Sect. XXXVI1. Gedeliah made governor over the Jews in

Judea. Ishmael and others conspire against him. Ge-

deliah is treacherously slain. Johanan succeeds him. 113

Sect. XXXVIII. Ishmael and the people form a design to

take refuge in Egypt. Tbey coasvilt Jeremiah. He

commands them in the name of the Lord to remain

in Judea. - - - - - 117

Sect. XXXIX. The people discredit Jeremiah's prediction,

and scorn his counsel. They depart from Judea and go

to Egypt. Jeremiah prophecies the destruction of

Egypt by Nebuchadnezzar. ... 120

Sect. XL. Jeremiah's prediction respecting the Jews who

dwelt in Egypt. The Jews despise his counsel, and

persist in idolatrous practices. Farther predictions con-

cerning Egypt. - - - - 122

Sect XLI. The history of the Jews who were carried cap-

tive into Babylon. The piety of Daniel, Shadrach,

Meshach, and Abed-nego. - - - 127

Sect. XLII. Nebuchadnezzar's prophetic dream forgotten by
himself, but recalled to his memory and interpreted by
Daiiiel. Daniel ;,nd his friends promoted. - 1SI

Sect. XL11I. Nebuchatluezzar sets up a golttetfimage. Sha-


4rach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, oast into a fiery fur-
nace for refusing to worship it. They are miraculously
delivered. .. .. page 138

Sect. XLIV. Prophecies of Isaiah designed for the comfort

of the people of God, under the prospect of captivity,

and during its continuance. Cyrus named as then-

deliverer. - - - i*'?

Sect. XLV. Prophecies of Jeremiah respecting the restoration

of God's people. - - - - 150

Sect. XLVI. A prophecy of Ezekiel relating to the city of

Tyre. - - - - - 153

Sect. XLVII. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel concern-

ing the Ammonites - - - 157

Sect. XLVIII. Prophecies against Moab, E'lom, Damascus,

tc. - - - - 159

Sect. XLIX. Prophecies of Jereminh and Ezekiel, against

Egypt. - - - - 165

Sect. L. Another prophetic dream of Nebuchadnezzar's in-

terpreted by Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar abased for l is

pride and arrogance. His restoration to reason and do-

minion. - - - - - 169

Sect. LI. The kindness of Evil-merodarh king of Babylon to

Jehoiachin king of Judah in his captivity. - - 175

Sect. LII. Isaiah's. predictions concerning the downfall of
Babylon. Cyrus mentioned by name as the con-

-' queror. - - - - 177

Sect. LIII. Predictions of Jeremiah concerning Babylon ami

her idols. - 180

Sect. LIV. Further predictions concerning the destruction of

Babylon by the Medes. - - - - 182

Sect. LV. A prophetic account of the Lord's stirring up the

nations against Babylon, and of the circumstances of

the siege. - - . - 188

Sect. LVI. The reign of Belshazzar king of Babylon. H.s

impious feast. The hand-writing on the wall. Da-

niel's interpretation of it. His promotion. - page 190

Sect. LVII. Babylon taken by Cyrus according to the predic-
tions of the prophets. Darius the Median takes the

'kingdom. - -. - - 195

Sect. LVIII. Daniel highly promoted by Darius. His ene-
mies persuade the king to make a decree. Daniel cast
into a den of lions for breaking it. He is miraculously

. preserved. - - - - - 19S

Sect. HX. Daniel's vision of the four beasts. - - 203

Sect. LX. Daniel's prayer for the restoration of Israel. - 205

Sect. I.XI. Cyrus makes a proclamation for the rebuilding

of the house of the Lord at Jerusalem. lie restores the

sacred vessels. The captive Jews return to their own

land. - - - - 209

Sect. I.XII. The foundation of the temple laid at Jerusalem.

The sacrifices restored. ,. - - 212

Sect. LXIII. Daniel's vision of the Soh Of Man. - - 216

Sect. LXIV. The Samaritans write a letter to Artaxerxes

king Persia, concerning the hdilding of the temple.

The work is stopped. - - - 219

Sect. LXV. The prophecy of Haggoi concerning the house

of the Lord. - - - - 22 J

Sect. LXVI. Extracts from'the prophecies of Zechariah and

llaggai, calling- the people to repentance. The building

of the temple continued. - - . - 224

Sect. LXV1I. Tatnai the governor of Palestine opposes the

work of the temple. He. writes to Darius, who makes

a decree in favour of the Jews. - - 226

Sect. LXV11I. The people enquire of the Lord concerning
fasting. Zeihariah receives command to admonish

-'them. - - -. - - 230

Sect: LXIX. God's blessiug restored to his people, by the

mouth of Zechauuh the prophet. - - 232


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