The Old and New Testament Connected, in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations Volume 2

The Old and New Testament Connected, in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations 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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: long after the times which I am now upon, as having its rise from 1 Matt. xitiii. 25. Mark. vii. 1--13. Luke xi. 38, 39. 3 Matt. xii. 1--13. Mark ii. 23--28. Luke vi. 1--10. xiii. 10--17. 3 1 Tim. iv. 3, 4. 4 Coloss. ii.21. 5 Ibid. 22, 23. 6 1 Tim. iv. 3. 7 Philemon 9--21. Herod, king of Judea, called Herod the Great; but having been more than once made mention of in the gospels,1 it is not to be omitted. And since I have here undertaken to give an account of all the other sects of the Jews, I think it proper here to place an account of this also. It is not to be doubted but that they had this name from Herod the Great, but for what reason, that is a question. Some say it was, because they held Herod to be the Messiah: so Tertullian, so Epiphanius, so Jerome, so Chrysostom, so Theophylact, and so several others of the ancients held. But it is very improbable that any Jew should, in the time of our Saviour's ministry, above thirty years after the death of Herod, hold him to have been the Messiah, when they had found no one of those particulars which they expected from the Messiah, performed by him, but rather every thing quite the contrary. Others hold that they were called Herodians, because they constituted a sodality erected in the honour of Herod, in the same manner as there were sodalities at Rome, called Augustales, Adrianales, Antonini, constituted in the honour of Augustus, Adrian, and Antoninus, and the like of other Roman emperors after their death. And this is the opinion of Scaliger, and those that follow him;3 but none of the sodalities at Rome having been instituted till long after the death of Herod, none such could have been instituted in honour of Herod, in imitation of them. The earliest of these sodalities, and the first more

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