An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures; Illustrated with Numerous Maps and Facsimiles of Biblical Manuscripts Volume 1-2

An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures; Illustrated with Numerous Maps and Facsimiles of Biblical Manuscripts Volume 1-2

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...the way of illustration. IV. When the sacred writers have made simple allusions to passages in the Old Testament.3 In the following tables, the quotations are arranged under each class, to which they appear respectively to belong. Some of the references, perhaps, may be disputable; and in some, it is possible that the author may be mistaken: but as they are the result of a laborious and patient comparison of every prophecy or citation, in classifying which he could have but little assistance, he trusts he may be allowed to say, that he has exerted the best of his judgment, and to indulge the hope that he has not misapplied the quotations in any essential point. I. Of Quotations from the Old Testament in the New, in which the tilings predicted are literally accomplished. Direct prophecies are those which relate to Christ and the Gospel, and to them alone, and which cannot be taken in any other sense; and the Scripture is said to he fulfilled in the literal sense, when that event which it foretells is accomplished. The quotations from the Old Testament in the New, which belong to this class, are both numerous and highly important. Such are those which mention the calling of the Gentiles and the everlasting king. doin of Messiah: such also is the 110th Psalm, which, it has been well remarked, is as plain as a prophetic description ought to be. It is applicable to Christ alone, and it sets forth his exaltation, his royal dignity, his priestly office, the propagation of his Gospel, the obedience of his subjects; the destruction of his enemies, and of the Roman emperors who persecuted his church.' I Scholia in Nov. Test. torn. i. p. 25. The fourth class mentioned by Rosenmiiller, Gusset, and Wolfius, is as follows: --When that which has, in the Old...show more

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