A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the Old Testament Volume 2

A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the Old Testament Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... Sam. xxii. 18--was one of the old holy places, like Beth-el, and Ahimelech might go there without having carried the tabernacle from Shiloh. The fact that David had two priests, --who were not high priests, as some maintain, --Zadok and This is a very poor attempt to escape the obvious conclusion; for if they were not idolatrous high places, why would such an excuse be made for their preservation as that above quoted in the text? See Dahler, p. 99. Keil, p. 299. 6 str-in. ' n-: ro. What Movers has said in justification of this change convinces me as little as the remark of Gesenius, Heb. Lex. sub. voce p3, and Winer, l. c. vol. ii. p. 387. Abiathar, (2 Sam. viii. 17, xxi. 25, ) and that Zadok took Abiathar's place, (1 Kings ii. 35, ) seems to confirm the opinion that the former dwelt at Gibeon, (1 Ch. xvi. 39.) But he might reside there, though there was no tabernacle in the place. However, this fact does not agree well with the twenty-four classes of priests, mentioned in 1 Ch. xxiv.; for this would lead us to suppose there was but one holy place. The passage in 1 Kings iii. 4, where Gibeon is reckoned one of the high places, is directly contrary to the account in Chronicles; for if the old Mosaic tabernacle had been there, it would not have been an unlawful high place. It may have been called the great high place, by way of preeminence, perhaps because a regular priest resided there. The tabernacle of the congregation, which was brought into the temple with the ark, (1 Kings viii. 3, ) can be no other than that mentioned in 2 Sam. vi. 17. The apologetic design of the account in Chronicles appears from the manner in which the statement in 1 Ch. xxi. 29, 30, is connected with the similar narrative in 2 Sam. xxiv. 25. David had offered sacrifice...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555821
  • 9781236555823