The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated, on the Principles of a Religious Deist, from the Omission of the Doctrine of a Future State of Reward and Punishment in the Jewish Dispensation; In Nine Books Volume 2, No. 2

The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated, on the Principles of a Religious Deist, from the Omission of the Doctrine of a Future State of Reward and Punishment in the Jewish Dispensation; In Nine Books Volume 2, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ...of Tohit seems to have had this Idea of the three Friends, where he says; Nam sicut heate Job insultahant reges, ita zsti parentes is' cag nati ejus irrideban-t vitam, ey'us 1. But we are to ob serve this is now only to be found in the Latin "Translation, which St. 7erom tells us he made from the Chaldee, The Marks of Resemblance between the allegorical and real Persons, are many and strong. Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar are delivered as the i haf/lies and Friends of Job: So Sanballat the Hora of their Request: FOR WE SEEK YOUR GoD as ye do, and we do sacrisice unto him since the Days of Eserhaddon King of Assur, which hrought us up hither '. The three Friends were perpetually deriding him and upbraiding him with his Sins: And of this Y-oh frequently complains in the Course of the Disputations. So Nehemiah tells us, that when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the Servant the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian heard that they were fit upon huilding the Walls of Jerusalem, they laughed them to scorn, and despised them, and said, What is this thing that ye do? I/Vill ye rehel against the King t.? And again: But it came to pass 'that when Sanballat heard that we huildcd the Wall, he was wroth, and took great Indignation, and moclced the Jews. Now Tobiah the Ammonite was hy hint, and he said, Even that which they huild, ifa Fox go up, he shall even hreah down their Stone Wa/l ." GoD, by the Prophet Malachi, tells them why he had made them thus contemptible to their Ncighbours: Therefore have I also made you contenzptihle and hast: hefore all the People, according as ye have not kept my Ways, hut have heen partial in the Law.-For Judah hath profaned the Holinesic of the Lord which he loved, and hath married the Daughter of a strange...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236893468
  • 9781236893468