'It Is Written'; Or, Every Word and Expression Contained in the Scriptures Proved to Be from God

'It Is Written'; Or, Every Word and Expression Contained in the Scriptures Proved to Be from God

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...not recorded to us his martyrdom, any more than that of the other prophets, who were almost all persecuted and put to death. The temple and the altar had just been rebuilt by his instrumentality, as by that of the prophet Haggai (Ezra vi. 14); and Zacharias, as it appears, was killed "between the temple ajid this altar." We.read in the Targum, or the Chaldee Paraphrase of Jonathan Ben Uzziel, who, it is believed, was contemporary with Jesus Christ (Prolegom. of Walton, 12), the following passage, which proves to us that such was already, previously to the time of our Saviour, the tradition of the Jews concerning this prophet, who was indifferently called the son of Iddo and son of Barachias (Zech. i. 1; Ezra v. 1--vi. 14). The Paraphrast (Lam. ii. 20) introduces the "House of Judgment," answering to that lament of Jeremiah, "The priest and the prophet, have they not been slain in the temple of the Lord?" "Was it well of you to kill a prophet, as you did Zacharias, the son of Iddo, in the house of the sanctuary of the Eternal, because he endeavoured to reclaim you from your e.vil ways?" (Whitby on Matthew, xxiii. 35.) It may therefore be seen that Jesus Christ might remind the Jews of the sacrilegious murder of this prophet, the son of Barachias, son of Iddo, with which the prophecy of the Old Testament was to close. In Connection With These Sources Of Rash CONCLUSIONS, --there is a rule which has not been sufficiently kept in view, and we will set it before our readers in the words of Peter Martyr: --"Although some passages may appear obscure, as respects chronology, we must be very careful of attempting to reconcile them by imputing faults to the inspired book. On this account, if it sometimes happen...
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • English
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  • 1236486528
  • 9781236486523