The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 12

The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 12

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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. 1804 edition. Excerpt: ... well as their happiness, will be confirmed. V '21. Babylon might be called the land of bitterness, because it had proved so to th'e Jews; being the cause of much affliction to them. 36. A sword upon the impostors, and they shall be infa-" tuated. Imposture means astrology, the object of which was the foretelling future events,1l for which the Chaldeans were famous. " 38. '" This may allude to the diverting of the course o the river by Cyrus, when he took Babylon. "" Blayney, pp. 448, 444. " The translators here put in the word saying, and the word that. But without them LXX. is, ' They shall come and fly to the Lord their God, for the everlasting covenant shall not be forgot.' " Wall, ll. pp. 1.58, 159. 1-" LXX. ' Because you skipped about, as young cattle; you gored them as bulls."' Wall, II. p. 159. See Blayney, pp. 484-, 435. 1 Com. and Ess. II. p. 55. LXX. See Wall, II. p. 1-59. Blayney, p. 436. " LXX. ' Upon her warriors, and they shall be enfeebled.' " Wall, ll. p. 159. 1' See Isaiah xliv. 25; Blayney, p. 438.' "" " A sword upon her waters." Ibid. LI. 1. The LXX. has, against Babylon and against the Chaldeans."' The Hebrew word, which now occupies the place of Chaldeans, may, it is said, by a Jewish enigmatical way of writing, express the same thing. But I see no reason why the Jews should make such an alteration of the text in this place. 10. The LXX. and Arabic have, his righteousness, viz. that of God, which makes a better sense.1' ll. There could not have been any prospect at this time that the Zlledes would overthrow the Babylonish empire; and yet this event was foretold by...show more

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