Exercitations on the Epistle to the Hebrews, Also Concerning the Messiah

Exercitations on the Epistle to the Hebrews, Also Concerning the Messiah

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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. 1668 edition. Excerpt: ...it. It was a coveringfor the Jhoulders, made of gold, blue, -purple, scarlet, and fine linnen, curiously 'wrought. In the top hereof, on thejhoulders ofthe Priejl, were two precious stones, Onyx fay some, Beril fay others, with the names of the Tribes of the children of Israel engraven on them, fix on one stone, and fix on the other, Exod. 28.9,10, 1 i. Sixthly, ttun which we render a Breast-plate, wrought as the Epbod, and of the fame materials. Herein were fastned in ouches of gold, twelve precious stones, With the names of the Tribes engraven on them: which Jewel, because of its use in Judgment, was called, as I suppose, Urim and Thummim, Exod. 28.15,16, 17,18, 30. Seventhly, nflJSCO or a Miter for the head, made of fine linnen, after the fashion of an Eastern Turban, sixteen cubits long, wreathed about his head, Exod. 28. Eighthly, 3HJ a plate, a flowring of gold, fastned with a lace of blue on the fore-front of the Mitre, wherein was engraven, mrrS imp Holiness to the Lord. I have only named these things, without farther consideration of them prtly, because they have been enquired into, and controverted By many already; and partly, because I cannot my self come unto any certainty about sundry things relating unto them. The colours which we render blue, purple and scarlet, with the substance of that, which we after translate fine linnen, cannot be clearly manifested what they were. The stones of the Breal-pbte and Ephod, for the most part are unknown, and their names are applied only b/ conjecture, unto such whose names are known to us. Concerning these things, the Jews themselves are at a loss, and give us only various rumors and surmises i and I shall not adde to the heap of conjectures which have already been cast into this treasury. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 835g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566025
  • 9781236566027