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GENESIS

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The passage of the Red Sea. ..... The Creation ............ 5 The song of Moses . . . .: ... The Fall . .

The giving of manna and quails .... The birth of Cain and Abel; the murder

Jethro's counsel . . . . . . . . . . of abel. .

Mount Sinai .. The wickedness of man; the building of

The giving of the ten commandments. . Noah enters into the ark. ...... 10

The golden call.

God's covenant with the Israelites : : : Noah goes out of the ark. Commands and promises give

LEVITICUS. The building of the tower of Babel. : : 13 Sundry laws of the Israelites :-The law The family of Abram.

of the teper : The calling of Abram, and his going down The law concerning the impure house.. into Egypt ::::::::::: 14 Othe

The scape goat ...

. . . . 84 Abram and Lot ...

Other laws of the Israelites . . . . . God's promises to Abraham . . The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

NUMBERS. is revealed to Abraham.

The sending of the spies . ...... Sodom and Gomorrah are desti

The congregation murmurs. The birth of Isaac..

Moses brings water out of the rock . ... The offering up of Isaac .......

Balak and Balaam . . . . . . . . . 91
The marriage of Isaac..
Jacob and Esau . :

DEUTERONOMY.
The blessing of Jacob and Esau ..
Jacob goes on his way; the vision of

Exhortations and commands of Moses: Jacob's ladder ...

the rehearsal of God's dealings with .........2 Jacob and Laban. ..

Israel in the wilderness . . . . . 97 Laban's anger against Jacob; he is recon Exhortations to obedience. ..... 99 ciled to bim

The year of release . . . . . . . . . 102 , . . . . . Jacob's vision : he prepares to meet Esau 30 The prophecy of another prophet ... 102 Jacob wresties with the angel ..

Laws about servants and strangers: the The meeting of Jacob and Esau ....

sins of fathers are not to be visited upon the children

.. . 103 God appears to Jacob. The story of Joseph and his

The confession or him that offereth the Jacob blesses his sons · · · · · · · ·

first fruits .

.. 103 Burial of Jacob.

The blessings for obedience and the curses Joseph's kindness to his brethren: his for disobedience. ..

. . 105

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Moses encourages the people... death.

109 . · · · ·

The public reading of the law enjo 1. 110 EXODUS.

The song of Moses . . . . . . . . . 111

The blessing of Moses. ... ... .114 Afiction of the children of Israel . .. The death of Moses . . . . . . . . 116 Birth of Moses. .... God appears to Moses...

JOSHUA. Moses and Aaron go before Pharaoh God appoints Joshua, and promises to God renews his promise to Moses.

assist him . . . .

. .117 The ten plagues of Egypt i...

Joshua passes over the river Jordan, which The first plague . . . . . . . .

is driven back before the ark ... 118 The second plague ..

The memorial of the twelve stones . . . 119 The third plague ...

The Captain of the Lord's Host .... 120 The fourth plague. .

The fall of Jericho . . . . . . . . 120 The fifth plague ..

Defeat of the five kings of the Amorites. 122 The sixth plague.

The last words and death of Joshua . . 122
The seventh plague..
The eighth plague . . . . .

JUDGES.
The ninth plague. . . . . . . . . .
The tenth plague ..

Deborah and Barak deliver Israel from
The institution of the Passover.... 65 Jabin king of Canaan...
Departure of the Israelites out of Egypt. 68 The song of Deborah ....... 127

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Gideon delivers Israel from the Midianites 129 The temple............ 196
Jephthah delivers the Israclites from the Solomon's other buildings . . . . . . 198
children of Ammon : his vow . . . . 133 The feast of the dedication. ..

. . . . . .
The birth, actions, and death of Samson . 135 God's promise to Solomon .

202
The queen of Sheba visits Solom
RUTH.

The riches of Solomon ..
The story of Ruth, the grandmother of

The reign of Rehoboam, and the division
Jesse, the father of David ..... 141

Jeroboam is made king over the ten tribcs 205
I. SAMUEL

Jeroboam sets up calves in Beth-el and in

Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206
The birth of Samuel, and his presentation Jeroboam is reproved by a prophet .. 206
to. Eli ... . . . . . . . . . . 140

The disobedience of the prophet ... 207
The song of. Hannah ........ 117 The reign of Asa, king of Judah.... 208
The wickedness of Eli's sons...... 148 The wicked reign of Abab, the son of
The call of Samuel. ...

Omri . . .

. . . . .. .
The taking of the ark by the Philistines; The word of the Lord comes to the pro-
and the death of Eli's sons, and of Eli. 150 phet Elijah. . .

• 209
Return of the ark: Samuel gathers the The widow of Zarepbath...... 210

people together against the Philistines. 152 The famine in Israel . . . . . . . . 210
The Israelites desire to have a king . . . 153 Elijah and the prophets of Baal. ... 211
. . . . . . .

Elijah flies into the wilderness ..... 213

. 154
Saul delivers Israel . . . . . . . . . 157 The word of the Lord comes to Elijah in
The words of Samuel . . . . . . . . 158 Horeb. . . . . .
Samuel reproves Saul :

159 Elijah casts his mantle upon Élisha : : 214
Jonathan "takes a garrison of the Philis Naboth's vineyard . .

.214
tines. .

The wars of Ahab and Jehoshaphat
The vow of savi::........
The Vow O sau . . . . . . . . . .

against the Syrians; the death of Ahab 216
Saul is sent to destroy Amalek; he is re-
jected for disobedience. · · · · · ·

II. KINGS.
Samuel anoints David. .......
The wars of Saul and David

. . 165

Elijah prophesies Abaziah's death . . . 218
Jonathan loves David: Saul is jealous of

Elijah is taken up to heaven .... . 219
- him . . . . . . i

. . 168

Elisha multiplies the widow's oil ... 220
Jonathan's covenant with David. ... 169

Elisha gives a son to the Shunammite
David cats the shewbread . · · · ·

woman, and afterwards, when he is dead,

17!
David's generosity to Saul .

171

restores him to life. . . . . .
Saul, in his last war against th

Elisha heals Naaman of his leprosy . .222
tines, consults the witch of En-dor. .173

Elisha causes Jehu to be anointed king
The death of Saul ......... 175

over Israel . . . . . . . . . 224

Jehu conspires against the house of Ahab 225
II. SAMUEL

The death of Ahaziah . . . . . . 230

Athaliah reigos six years i .
The lament of David over Saul and Jona Joash the son of Ahaziah is made k
than . . . . .

. . . . . . 110

The sickness and death of Elisha
David is anointed king over Israel . . . 176 The destruction of the kingdom of Israel 228
David intends to build a house for God, The Assyrian invasion ....... 231

but is restrained by Nathan the prophet 177 Isaiah's prophecy . . . . . . . . . 23%
David's kindness to Mephibosheth ... 17 The destruction of the Assyrians. . . . 233
David gives up seven of Saul's sons to the Hezekiah's sickness and recovery. . . . 234
Gibeonites, who slay them in revenge

The wicked reigns of Manasseh and Amon 236
for his cruelty; the affection of Rizpah, The good king Josiah makes a reforma-
the daughter of Aiah ...

tion in Judah . . .:
The great sin of David; the parable or

Josiah renews the covenant with God. . 238

tnicodi. 238
Nathan. . . . . . . . . . 180 Jerusalem is besieged and taken by
The rebellion of Absalom . . .. .

Nebuchadnezzar . . . . ...
The humiliation of David ...

.. 241
. . . . 183

The second siege of Jerusalem : the city
The counsel of Ahitophel. .

. 18+

is burnt, and the inhabitants taken
The defeat and death of Absalom . . . 186

captive . . . . .
. 187

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David mourns for Absalom.

. . . . .
The return of David ..

. . 189

EZRA.
The mighty men of Israel ....

.190
The last words of David .......

The edict of Cyrus . . . . . . . . .24
The second temple. ..

. . . . 245
I. KINGS.

The people continue to build . . . . . 246

The favourable decree of Darius. ... 247
David's thanksgiving, and charge of his
son Solomon.

.. .192
Solomon asks God to give him wisdom : 193

NEHEMIAH.
Solomon judges between the two women. 194 The prayer of Nehemiah'.

249
Preparations for the building of the | Nehemiah by the favour of Artaxerxes

temple... . . . . . . . . . . . 1951 returns to Jerusalem . . . . . . . 219

ty to Sauninst the dor. .175

Jebu conn of Abais

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Bildad shows that God deals with men

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The complaint of the people against their

FROM THE APOCRYPHIA.

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oppressors. ........... 252 | Blessedness of the righteous in death. . 359

Blessedness of the

....... 252
The reading of the law

The triumph of the righteous . . . . . 359
The separation of the Israelites from The praise of wisdomi.... . 360
strangers. . . . .. . . . . ... 254 The works of God
. .

.. .362
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JOEL.
The temptation of Job....

The admonition to repentance. .. 363
Job declares bis misery ...258

The promise after repentance..... 36 {
One of his friends answers him and re-

The day of the Lord..365
bukes him for his want of faith..
The misery of the wicked, and the bless-

AMOS.
edness of God's chastisement

The judgment of God against Israel . . 365
Job defends himself, and rebukes his A lamentation over Israel . . . . . . 366

An exhortation to repentance. .::. 366

The condemnation of hypocrisy and idol-
according to their works.
Job acknowledges that there is no con-

The judgment concerning Amaziah : : 367
tending with God.
Job expostulates with God.

HOSEA.
Zophar complains of Job for justifying
himself . . . ....

The complaint of the Lord against Israel,

..... 200
Job reproves his friends ....... 266 and his inercy to her ... .... 368
The shortness and trouble of life. ... 267
The answer of Eliphaz ..

.. . 268

ISATAH.
Job rebukes his friends, and laments over

God reasons with his rebellious people . 370
his own misery. :

The promise of the latter days....872
Job longs to appear before God.... 269

The vineyard of the Lord ...

. . 373
The answer of Bildad.

The judgments of God upon covetousness
The answer of Job to Bildad . . . . . 270

and other sins. . . . . . . .
Job remembers his former blessings

. . 37+

The vision of the Lord. ....... 376
God answers Job out of the whirlwind .

The sign given to Ahaz.

. . 376
Job humbles himself before God. ...

The promise to Israel in her affliction . 376
God rebukes Job's friends, and doubles

The branch of Jesse. ..

377
his former blessings . . . . . . . . 280 The restoration of Israel

378
PSALMS.

The joy of the faithful. ...... 378

The destruction of Babylon.
1. Psalms describing the greatness and

The restoration of Israel, and their tri-
goodness of God in his works and his

umph over Babylon..
dealings with man ..

. . 281

The ruin of Egypt, and the union of Egypt
IL Psalms of instruction and exhortation and Assyria with Israel ...... 381
UI. Penitential or sorrowful Psalms . . 298 The ruin of Tyre.
IV. Psalms of trust, triumph, and thanks The judgments of God

. 383
giving.........

307

Thanksgiving of the prophet for the mer-
V. Historical and patriotic Psalms. ..

cies and judgments of God . . . . . 385
VI. Royal or Messianic Psalms, ... 339 The distress of Jerusalem, and the hypo-
The thanksgiving of Jonah, .. . .

crisy and blindness of the inhabitants. 387

The prophecy of the righteous king . . 388
PROVERBS.

The coming and salvation of the Lord . 389
The complaint of wisdom

The consolation of Israel.
The blessedness of fearing God and find The promises of the coming of God . . 391
ing wisdom . . . . . . .

. . . 311
The servant of God. .

.. 393
The instruction of a father. .

345
Promises of God to Israe

el ... ... 394
An exhortation against indolence... 316 Renewal of the promises . . . . . . . 396
The excellency of wisdom .. .. . 316

The folly of idolatry...
Moral precepts. ............ 318

The restoration of Israel, and the call of
Agur's confession and prayer ..... 353

Cyrus . . .
The words of Lemuel ........ 354

The humiliation of Babyion :::..and

The love of God to his people is unfailing 401
ECCLESIASTES.

The mission and preaching of the servant

of God. :: : ::.:.:.: :,: :;900
The vanity of human life...... 355 | The triumph of God and of his redeemed 404
The vanity of pleasures and riches . . | The suffering servant of God
All things come and go; God only and The wrath of God is past; his mercy is
his judgments remain. .

everlasting
niin ::. 356

::::: :::in: 407
All things are in the hand of God: men The word of God is freely o

are not rewarded in this life according Gentiles and to all men . . . . . . 408
to their works .....::::357

God will revive his people...... 409
Amid the joys of life and youth the Cre A warning against hypocrisy ..... 409
ator is to be remembered .... 358 The new Jerusalem .... . .... 410

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EZEKIEL
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of his people....

The vision of the four living creatures. . 457
God promises to sanctify and guard his -- The commission of the prophet . . . . 458
people. . . . . .

The frowardness of Israel, . . . . . 459
The divine champion of Isra

The desolation of Israel ... 460
God is implored by his ancient mercies to God appears to the prophet, and shows

return and visit his people..... 414 him the abominations of Israel .. 462
The new heavens and new earth. ... 415 The vision of the man with the inkhorn 463

The vision of the glory of the Lord
MICAH.

The prophecy of the destruction and of

the restoration of Israel . ..... 46
The kingdom of the Lord ...... 416 The day is at hand. ..
The birth of a Saviour.

The false prophets are described
The Lord pleads against Israel .... 418

the figure of uptempered morter

The righteous shall only save themselves
NAHUM.

in the destruction . . . . • • • •
The ruin of Nineveh ........ 419

The parable of the eagles . . . . . .

The proverb concerning the sour grapes
ZEPHANIAH.

reversed . . . . . . . . . . 470

The parable of the young lions
The corruption and ruin of Israel; the The sword which is sharpened against Is-
promise of a restoration . . . . . . 422

rael. . .

The sign of Ezekiel not mourning for his ***
HABAKKUK.

The prophesies of Ezekiel against Tyre ***
The punishment of Israel at the hands of

and Sidon. .....::::: 476
the Chaldeans,

. . . . 423

The pride of Assyria is a warning to Egypt 479
Denunciations against various sins. . . 424

A prophecy of the desolation of Egypt. 480
The prayer of Habakkuk ...... 425 God teaches the prophet the duties of a

watchman . . . . . . . . . . . 481
OBADIAH.

The utter desolation of Israel. .... 482

The people hear and do not
Edom shall be overthrown and Israel ex-

The vision of the valley of dry bones . . 483
alted ..

427

The return of the glory of God to the
JEREMIAH.
temple . . . . ·

.484
The call of Jeremiah. .

HAGGAI
The wickedness of the Jews; they are ex:

Haggai, the messenger of the Lord, stirs
horted to repent...
The desperate impenitency of the Jews • 431

up the people to build the temple. . 485

The greater glory of the second temple . 486
The glory of man is the knowledge of God 432
A meditation and a prayer. . . . . . 432

ZECHARIAH.
A warning to kings and nations. ..
The distress of Judah: they cry unto G

Zechariah preaches repentance.... 488
but he refuses to hear them. ..

The vision of the horses . . . . . . . 188
The foolishness and deceitfulness of man The promise of the Branch..... 489

is contrasted with the blessedness of The restoration of Jerusalem. ... 189
trusting in God ..

. 436

The joy of Zion and Jerusalem. ... 491
The figure of the potter's vessel . .

The vision of the staves.
The breaking of the potter's vessel fore The ruin of Jerusalem, and the purifica-

shadows the desolation of the Jews. . 4 tion of a remnant . . . . . . . . 49%
Jeremiah prophecies against three kings
of Judah . . . .
. . . . 43

MALACHI.
The Lord shall reign in righteousness,

Reproof of the priests and people . . . 494
notwithstanding the iniquity of the ...

The messenger of the Lord
people . . .

The coming of Elijah shall precede the
The good and the naughty nice •..• 439

day of the Lord . . . . . . . . . 196
The arraignment and acquittal of Jere-..
miah ..

DANIEL.
of Judah .

Nebuchadnezzar's image

• 197
Promises of the redemption of Israel. .

Nebuchadnezzar's dream . . . . . . 499
The obedience of the Rechabites is con-

Belshazzar's feast . . . . . . . . . 501
trasted with the disobedience of the

Daniel in the lion's den . . . . . . . 503
Jews . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Daniel's vision of four beasts ..
The prophesy of Jeremiah against Egypt 451

THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW, MARK,
LAMENTATIONS.

LUKE AND JOHN.
The desolation of Jerusalem :.... 453 The visit of the angel to Zacharias. . . 609
The complaint of Zion ....... 456 | The visit of the angel to Mary .... 510

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