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meaning of demoniacs in the New Tera
tament, under the ten following pro-
pofitions, p. 12.
Sect. I. PROP. I. The spirits that were thought to
take possession of men's bodies, are in the New Tel-
tament called demons, not devils, ib. An objection
answered, p. 14. Beelzebub, the prince of the
poffefsing demons; different from the devil, p. 16.
The term, satan, applicable to the former, ib.
Sect. II. PROP. II. By demons, whenever the word
occurs in reference to possessions, either in the scrip-
tures, or other ancient writings, we are to under-
stand, not fallen angels, but the Pagan deities, such
of them as had once been men, p. 21. Demons
used in this sense, 1. By the Heathens, particularly
the Greeks and Romans, p. 22. 2. By the Jews,
p. 29. By the Pharisees in particular, when they
objected to Christ, that he cast out demons by Beel-
and by Josephus, p. 40.-3. By Christ and his