Jewish Antiquities; To Which Is Annexed, a Dissertation on the Hebrew Language Volume 2

Jewish Antiquities; To Which Is Annexed, a Dissertation on the Hebrew Language Volume 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. 1766 edition. Excerpt: ...month at even a): " Again, from the book of Numbers, " In the fourteenth day of the first month is the passover of the Eord; and in the fifteenth day of this month is the feast j seven days shall unleavened bread be eaten v in the first day shall be an holy convocation (b)." When therefore it is said in. the sixteenth chapter of Deuteronomy, "Six days ihaJt.thou eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh shall be a solemn assembly(c)," it cannot be meant that they were to use unleavened bread six days only; but that having eaten it fix days, they should conclude the festival on the seventh with a solemn assembly, continuing to eat unleavened bread on this day, as they had done on the six preceding. The samaritan text and the septuagint, read likewise in the thirteenth chapter ot Exodus, "six days lhak thou eat unleavened bread (J)," and not seven, as it is in the hebrew copy and the targum. The. passover was to be eaten with bitter herbs-, which, besides its being an intended memorial of the afflictions of the Israelites in Egypt, may fitly signify, that repentance fof sin must accompany faith in Christ; and also, that, if we are partakers of the benefits of Christ's sufferings, we must expect, and be content, to be in some measure partakers likewise of his sufferings. To this purpose the apostle speaks of " the fellowstup of his sufferings (a) and elsewhere faith, " that if we suf; fer with him, we shall also reign with him ( ).," The passover was also to be eaten with unJeavened bread, which St. Paul interprets to signify sincerity and purity of heart, in opposition to malice, wickedness and falsliood-, and which must necessarily accompany faith in Christy in order to his being more

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