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עת לעשות לה' הפרו תורתך:
ואענה חרפי דבר כי בטחתי בדברן;

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** "Tis time to work for the Lord; they make void thy law.
And I will answer the blasphemers of thy word, for I depend on thy words." ;

Psalm cix,

EDITED BY S. H. JACKSON.

IBT

NEW YORK:

PRINTED BY JOHNSTONE & VAN NORDEN

No. 133 Cherry-street.

עת לעשות לה' הפרו תורתך: ואענה הרפי דנד כי בטחתי בדברך:

Southern District of New York, 19.

(L. S.) BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the twelfth day of February, in the forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of Ame. rica, S. H. Jackson, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

The Jew ; being a defence of Judaism against all adversaries, and particularly against the insidious attacks of Israel's Advocate.

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:y "'Tis time to work for the Lord : they make void thy law. And I will answer the blasphemers of thyword, for I depend on thy words.”

Psalm cix. Edited by S. H. Jackson. In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled, “ An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned;" and also to an Act entitled, "An Act, supplementary to an Act, entitied, an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to tbe authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.

JAMES DILL,
Clerk of the Southern District of New York.

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INDEX.

Page
Abraham's communication

120
Letters to the Rev. Truman Marsh.

141 165 187 217 245
Answer to a Subscriber

149
American Society addressed

55 177 206
Called on for Tracts

128
Their first annual report examined .

56
Apostates, unfit for missonaries to the Jews

128
.....ianity, first propogated by the Jews

1
Controversy, dreaded by the American Society

6
A duty incumbent on Jews when attacked .

53 54 72
Conversion, not the object of the American Society

5 6 8
Dea's Letters

85 115 136 159 165 239
Faber's Sermon answer to

127 151
Gospel---American Society called on to defend it

8
Jews do not believe the Gospel why

68
Their arguments unangwered

55 172
Call for conviction

7
Have no hostility to ......ianity

.

ib.
Their controversial writers-Their works

172
Matthew St. examination of

19 95 139 196 231 249
Miracles--American Society called on to work some

2 3
Of no consequence to prove inspiration

ih.
Israel's Advocate, an enemy

10
Editorship of resigned by Mr. Gray, and appointment of the
Rev. Mr. Rowan.

55 56
Strictures on

143 191 223
Nameless

253
Messiah not come, proved from Daniel

12 to 17 & 129
Mendleshon's Moses Letter to Deacon Lavater

179
New Testament writers of being Jews, problemetical

2
Reports of sundries differences between examined and accounts for

79 to 83

.

.

110 to 113

9 139
253
19

4
38
236
132
ib.

Scripture... Quoted Bible translation examined and corrected.
Exodous, iii. 12
Numbers, xxiv.
Joshua, xiv. 19
Job, xxi 2 34.

xxii. 20

xxvii. 12
Psalms, cxlvi. 3, 4, 5

ii 2.

xi. 9
Psalms.

xxvi. 10
xxix.
xlviii. 4

lviii. 3
Isaiah, vii. 14

ii. 22
vi. 10
xxvii. 9
xli. 24
Ixv.
lxvi. 5
xli. 21

Ivii. 4
Jeremiah, xxxi. 15

171
173
231

223
19 38 99

151
220
18
72
40
39
55
178
232
53
55
69
140

8
132
195
129
130
195
200

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Pr An Index to Dea's Letters will be given, when they are completed.

PREFACE.

THE right of defence, when attacked, is considered a first law of nature : it is not only inherent in man, but exists with equal strength in the insect and the reptile ; hence the adage, “ tread on a worm and it will turn.” Israel has long been a “worm, and no man ;” and has borne (to call it by no harsher name) the gainsayings of the Gentiles.It has indeed been a long day, “so that none is like it.” The day of Jacob's trouble has now endured nearly eighteen centuries. And will it never have an end ? will enlargement never come ? Has it not in a great measure already come, or at least commenced ? For our manifold transgression it has eventuated, as was foretold by Moses, (to whom is peace.) “And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy feet have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind. And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life.”

But is this all that has happened to us? Has not the Lord, blessed be his holy name, also turned our captivity, as he promised us ? and may we not now with confidence look for the speedy fulfillment of his word to us :-" That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captivity, and will have compassion on thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations whither the Lord thy God has scattered thee ?”

He has indeed turned our captivity, and the weight of the curse is taken off from us. We have enlargement; we have assurance of life : our life doth no longer hang in doubt; and we now, blessed be his name, find ease and rest to our feet. There is then no further occasion for the trembling heart, since, like other men, we are secured in life, and property ; in short, in equal rights, among which are conceded the rights of

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* Dent. xxvii. 65. + Deut. xxx. 3.

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