The Theological Works; Containing His Porta Mosis and English Commentaries on Hosea, Joel, Micah and Malachi with Life and Writings of the Author by Leonard Twells Volume 1

The Theological Works; Containing His Porta Mosis and English Commentaries on Hosea, Joel, Micah and Malachi with Life and Writings of the Author by Leonard Twells Volume 1

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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. 1740 edition. Excerpt: ...prophecy was even peculiarly beonging; and thy name, O Jerusalem, intimates or imports wisdom, making the words abiy yireeb Jhalem, of which he fays the name of Jerusalem is compounded, viz. from what Abraham said, the Lord, rWP yireeb, will see, and Jhalem, as the city was called in Melchisedek's time, and r"Win HiO1 yireeh Tushiah, shall fee wisdom, to import the same thing, and citing in confirmation of his opinion what their Doctors fay, The air of Jerusalem makes wise. Hear ye, both he that perverteth or turneth aside the voice of the Lord, and declineth or turneth aside himself from doing those things which are in the foregoing verse shewed to be good and required; and he that hath espoused or addicted himself to wisdom, or that godly course; or else, and h;m that hath appointed it to come upon them, so that the meaning is, He that perverteth the voice of the Lord, and turneth it contrary to what it commands, he is truly a wicked person, and worthy of much punishment, but he that espouseth or taketh to himself wisdom shall be delivered from it. This is the import of his words, in which his cavils or objections against the former interpretation, are frivolous. To the first he cannot himself dissemble that there is an answer before-hand given by supplying the man, which he cannot deny to be allowable here as well as in rnbsn W Ant Tephillah, I am prayer, i. e. a man of prayer, Psalm cix. 4. and as for the other, viz. that it were proper to fay shall hear, not shall see thy name, it seems captiously sought, that by disparaging that interpretation he might make way for his own; for he well knew that.the word signifying, is not restrained only to the sight of the eyes, but taken as well for the sight of the mind, a to perceive, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662453X
  • 9781236624536