A New and Literal Translation of All the Books of the Old and New Testament Volume 2

A New and Literal Translation of All the Books of the Old and New Testament Volume 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. 1764 edition. Excerpt: ...in the second black ones, 3. In the third white ones, and in the fourth speckled ones, being strong. 4. Thereupon I spoke as sollows, to the Angel who talked with me, What are these, my Lord? 5. And the Angel, made answer to me, These are the four Spirits of Heaven, that go forth from standing by the Lord of the whole Earth. 6. They that were black Horses in it were going forth to the north Country, the white went forth after them 3 and the speckled went forth to the south Country. 7. Thus the Strong went forth, and endeavoured to go, and walk about on the Earth 5 and when he bade them do so, they did. ' 8. He also cried to me, and spoke to me thus, See, those that go forth to the north Country, give Rest to my Spirit in that Coun try. 9. And I had the Lord's Commifiion as follows 2 Ver. 1 I. that may to wit tbe Housl-, with which this accords in Gender, and not with Epbab. Ver. 1. Chariots It is explained what these were, Ver. 5. so that there is less Likelihood of another Meaning. Some however, particularly Lo-wtb in his Commentary upon the larger and Ieflh-Propbetr, expound it of the four Empires like the Visions in Danielaccording to which the black Horses are to denote the sad and mournsul State of the 7ew: under the Persian Empire; whereas that was a Time of much Joy, as well as Peace, for their Deliverance from Captivity, Rebuilding the City and Temple, Szc. The-wbite Hogfir are thus referred to the Persian Empire, for some Kin ness which Jlexandor shewed the Vews; but their terrible Sufferings under Antiochus causes it to be represented in a contrary Manner in Dan. Ch. viii. 36 xi. with which this must not disagree. This Vision and the Intcrpretation of it has a plain Similitude with that in Chap. i. 3, 9, 10, 11. which is not pretended...show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654994
  • 9781236654991