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spoken in the days of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and
slays the idolatrous priests.

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Sect. IX. Josiah repairs the house of the Lord. The book of

the law found. A covenant made. A great passover
kept.

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Sect. X. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He warns the

nations of impending judgments, and calls upon them
to humble themselves and reform their lives.

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Sect. XI. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He describes

the treachery of God's chosen people; and foretells

the judgment wbieh would be inflicted upon them. Sect. XII. The conclusion of the reign of Josiah. He is slain

in battle, His good character.

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Sect. XIII. Part of the prophetic lamentation of Jeremiah

for the ptivity of the Jewish nation.

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Sect. XIV. Part of the history of the heathen nations which

were concerned with the Jews.

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Sect. XV. The reign of Jehoahaz (called also Shallum) king

of Judah. Jeremiah sent to call the people to repent-
ance, and threaten them with God's vengeance for dis-
obedience.

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Sect. XVI. Jehoahaz deposed. Jehoiakim made king of Judah. 60
Se t. XVII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachim. Je-

miah again sent to call the people of Judah to re-
pentance, and to threaten the destruction of the tem-
ple. The priests and prophets conspire against Jere-
miah. Urijah the prophet slain.

61 Sect. XVIII. Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, comes up

against Judah. Jurential furetells seventy years capti.
vity to the Lord's people ; and the subsequent punish-
inent of the Assyrians.

65 Seot. XIX. Jeremiah commanded to write his prophecies in

a book. He gives the book to Baruch, who reads it in the Lord's house,

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Sect. XX. Jehoiachim becomes tributary to Nebuchadnezzar.

Baruch reads to the princes Jeremiah's prophecies.
Jehudi reads them to the king, who causes the book
to be burnt. Jeremiah wiites another book.

page 71 Sect. XXI. Jehoiachim rebels against Nebuchadnezzar. His

death.

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Sect. XXII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachin (called

also Jechoniah, and Coniah) king of Judah. Jeremiah
sent to call upon him to return to righteousness, and

to threaten him with punishment for disobedience. 76 Sect. XXII1. Jerusalem besieged by Nebuchadnezzar. Jecho.

niah taken prisoner, and carried into captivity with
many others. The treasures of the Lord's house, &c.

carried away.
Sect, XXIV. The beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of

Judah. Jeremiah sent to command him in the name

of the Lord to submit to Nebuchadnezzar.
Sect. XXV. A false prophet contradicts Jeremiah's prophecy.
Sect. XXVI. Jeremiah's consolatory letter to the captives in
Babylon, foretelling the end of their captivity.

87 Sect. XXVII. Zedekiah's disobedience. Ezekiel's prediction concerning him.

90 Sect. XXVIII. The city of Jerusalem clus ly lesi.geil by Ne

bachadnezzar. Jeremiali's prediction concerning him. 92 Sect. XXIX, The army of Nebuchadnezzar withdrawn from

Jerusalem. Jeremiah foretells its return. The prophet
endeavours to escape from Jerusalem, and is cast into
prison,

94 Sect. XXX. Jeremiah released by Zedekiah..

96 Sect. XXXI. The princes conspire against Jeremiah for his

prediction. He is cast into a dungeon. Ebed -meleeh
proeures his deliverance, Zedekiah consults him pri.
vately.

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Sect. XXXII. Zedekiah hardens his heart. Jeremiah's pro

phetic description of the miseries of the siege.
Sect. XXXII. The city of Jerusalemn taken. Zedekiah pur-

sued by the Chaldeans and taken. Ezekiel's and Jere-
miah's predictions concerning him and the people ful.
filled.

102

Sect. XXXIV. The temple burnt. The city of Jerusalem de-
Sirdyed. The remaining treasures carried away.

104 Sect. XXXV. Jeremiah's predictive lamentation for the miseries of Judah.

106 Sect. XXXVI. Jeremiah sat at liberty. He continues with others of the Jewish nation in Judea.

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Sect. XXXVII. Gedeliah made governor 'over the Jews in
Judea. Ishmael and others conspire against him.

Gedeliah is treacherously slain.' Johanan succeeds him. 113 Sect. XXXVIII. Ishmael and the people form a design to

take refuge in Egypt. They consult Jeremiah. He
commands them in the name of the Lord to remain
in Judea.

117 Sect. XXXIX. The people discredit Jeremiah's prediction,

and scorn bis counsel. They depart from Judea and go
to Egypt. Jeremiah propliecies the destructive of
Egypt by Nebuchadnezzar.

120 Sect. XL, Jeremiah's prediction respecting the Jews who

dwelt in Egypt. The Jews despise his counsel, and
persist in idolatrous practices. Farther predictions con-
cerning Egypt.

122 Sect. XLI. The history of the Jews who were carried cap

tive into Babylon. The piety of Daniel, Shadrach,
Meshach, and Abed-nego.

127 Sect. XLII. Nebucharinezzar's prophetic dream forgotten by

himself, but recalled to his memory and interpreted by
Daniel. Daniel and his friends promoted.

131 Sect. XLIII, Nebuchadnezzar sets up a goldest image, Sha.

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drach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, cast into a fiery far-
nace for refusing to worship it. They are miraculously

delivered.
Sect. XLIV. Prophecies of Isaiah designed for the comfort

of the people of God, under the prospect of captivity,
and during its continuance. Cyrus named as their
deliverer.

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Sect. XLV. Prophecies of Jeremiah respecting the restoration

of God's people.
Sect. XLVI. A prophecy of Ezekiel relating to the city of

Tyre.
Sect. XLVII. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel concern-

ing the Ammonites
Sect. XLVIII. Prophecies against Moab, Edom, Damascus,

&c.

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Sect. XLIX. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel, against

Egypt.
Sect. L. Another prophetic dream of Nebuchadnezzar's in-

terpreted by Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar abased for his
pride and arrogance. His restoration to reason and do-
minion.

169

Sect. LI. The kindness of Evil-merodach king of Babylon to
Jehoiachin king of Judah in his captivity.

175 Sect. LII. Isaiah's predictions concerning the downfall of

Babylon. Cyrus mentioned by name as the con-
queror.

177 Sect. LIII. Predictions of Jeremiah concerning Babylon and

her idols. Sect. LIV. Further predictions concerning the destruction of Babylon by the Medes.

182 Sect. LV. A prophetic account of the Lord's sti

nations against Babylon, and of the circumstances of
the siege.

188 Sect. LVI. The reign of Belshazzar king of Babylon. His

impious

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impious feast. The hand-writing on the wall. Da-
niel's interpretation of it. His promotion.

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Sect. LVII. Babylon taken by Cyrus according to the predic

tions of the prophets. Darius the Median takes the
kingdom.

195

Sect. LVII. Daniel highly promoted by Darius. His ene

mie persuade the king to make a decree. Daniel cast
into a den of lions for breaking it. He is miraculously
rreserved.

198

Sect. LIX. Daniel's vision of the four bcasts,

203

Sect. LX. Daniel's prayer for the restoration of Israel.

205

Sect. LXI. Cyrus makes a proclamation for the rebuilding

of the house of the Lord at Jerusalein. He restores the
sacred vessels. The captive Jews return to their own
land.

209

Sect. LXII. The foundation of the teniple laid at Jerusalem.

The sacrifices restored.

212

Sect, LXII. Daniel's vision of the Son of Man.

216

Sect. LXIV. The Samaritans write a letter to Artaxerxes

king of Persia, concernin, the bailding of the temple.
The work is stopped.

219

Sect. LXT. The prophecy of Haggai concerning the house

of the Lord.

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Sect. LIVI, Extracts from the prophecies of Zechariah and

Taggai, calling the people to repentance. The building

of the temple continued.
Scet. LXVII. Tatnai the governor of Palestine opposes the

work of the temple. He writes to Darius, who makes
a decrecia farour of the Jews.

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Sect. LXVIII. The people enquire of the Lord concerning

fasting. Zechariah receives command to admonish

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Sect: LXIX. Gop's blessiug restored to his people, by the muuth oi Zechnisub the prophet.

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