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number of the captives 55, 56. never fince in the poffeffion of
the Jews, 57. first subject to the Romans, afterwards to others,
ibid. the defolation of it complete, 57, 58. its condition under
Adrian, 58, 59. the attempt of Julian to rebuild it miracu-
loufly defeated, 60, 61. flate of Jerufalem under the fucceed-
ing emperors, 61, 62. taken and plundered by the Perfians,
63. furrendered to the Saracens, 63, 64. paffes from the Sara-
racens to the Turks, then to the Franks, and afterwards to
the Egyptians and others, 64, 65. at present in the hands of
the Turks of the Othman race, 68, 69. the prophecies of what
was to follow upon its deftruction, 71. fome paffages relating
to its deftruction in the gospel explained 71-75. particularly
about the angels and even the Son not knowing the time,
73-75. its deftruction typical of the end of the world, 76.
the exact completion of these prophecies a strong proof of reve-
lation, 76, 77. See Jews.

Jerufalem, a description of the new Jerufalem, II. 367, 368.
a continuation of the defcription, 368. the particulars con-
firmed by the angel, 369.

Jews and Árabs, resemble each other, I. 36. the Jews at prefent
very numerous, 38, 39. the xxviiith of Deuteronomy a picture
of their prefent ftate, 101. a prophecy of their enemies com-
ing from far, how fulfilled, 102, 103. and of the cruelty of
their enemies, how fulfilled, 103, 104. the fieges of their
cities, 104. their distress and famine in their fieges, 104, 105.
the women eating their own children, 105-107. their great
calamities and flaughters, 107. their being carried into Egypt,
and fold for flaves at a low price, 107, 108. their being
plucked from off their own land, 108, 109. their being dif
perfed into all nations, 109, 110. their ftill fubfifting as
a diftinct people, 110. their finding no reft, 110, 111. their
being oppreffed and fpoiled, 111. their children taken from
them, 112. their madness and defperation, 112. their ferving
other gods, 113, 114. their becoming a proverb and by-
word, 114. the long continuance of their plagues, 114, 115.
the fulfillment of these ancient prophecies very affecting and
convincing, 115. prophecies relative to their prefent ftate,
115. and about the restoration of the two tribes, and the
diffolution of the ten, 115-124. the time of the restoration
of the two tribes foretold, 116. fulfilled at three periods,
117. the prophecy about the ten tribes, how fulfilled, 117-
where they are at prefent, 120. vain conjectures of
the Jews thereupon, 121. not all returned with the two tribes,
122, nor fwallowed up among the heathen nations, 122, 123.
the reason of the diftinction between the two tribes and the
ten tribes, 123, 124. the prophecy of the Jews wonderful pre-
fervation, and the deftruction of their enemies, 124-127.
their prefervation one of the moft illuftrious acts of divine
Providence,

Providence, 124, 125. providence no lefs fignal in the de
struction of their enemies, 125, 126. and that not only of na-
tions, but of fingle perfons, 125. the defolation of Judea ano-
ther inftance of the truth of divine prophecy, 127-132.
foretold by the prophets, 127, 128. the prefent ftate of Judea
anfwerable to the prophecies, 128, 129. no objection from
hence of its being a land flowing with milk and honey, 128.
the ancients, heathens as well as Jews, teftify it to have been
a good land, 129. an account of it by two modern travellers,
129-132. the prophecies of the infidelity and reprobation of
the Jews, how fulfilled, 133, 134. the prophecies concerning
the Jews and Gentiles, have not had their entire completion,
137. what hath been accomplished, a fufficient pledge of what
is to come, 138. a diffuafive from the perfecution of the Jews,
and humanity and charity recommended, 139, 140. prophe-
cies relating to other nations in connection with the Jews,

140.

Jews, their calamities and miferies without a parallel, II. 33.
the cause of their heavy judgments, 80, 81. fome correfpon-
dence between their crime and their punishment, ibid. on this
occafion a ferious application made to Chriftians, 81, 82. are
fuccefsful in taking their city from the Romans, 58, 59. are
afterwards fubdued with moit terrible flaughter, 59. are fold
like horses, ibid. a ftanding monument of the truth of Christ's
predictions, 69. their great fin and their punishment, 80, 81.
many prophecies of their converfion and restoration, II. 394,
395. See Jerufalem.

Impoftors and falfe Chrifts, at the fiege of Jerufalem, II. 37-40.

an argument of a true Chrift, 41. the difference between those
deceivers and Jefus Chrift, 44. they were of debauched lives
and vicious principles, 44. thofe deluded by impoftors a melan-
choly inftance of the weakness of mankind, 45.
Infidelity, its patrons only pretenders to learning, II. 413, 414.

modern, worfe than than that of the Jews, 414, 415.
Infidels, their objections that prophecies were written after the
events, groundless and abfurd, 1. 3. muft either renounce their
fenfes, or admit the truth of revelation, 4.

Joachim, abbat of Calabria, in the twelfth century difcourfes of

Antichrift, II. 251.

Jonah preaches repentance to Nineveh, I. 147. the king and
people repent at his preaching, ibid. the moft ancient of all
prophets, ibid. at what time he prophecied, ibid.

Jortin (Dr.) his comparifon of Mofes and Chrift, I. 96-99. his
remark upon the prodigies preceding the destruction of Jerusa-
lem, II. 18.

Jofephus, his account of the great flaughter at the fiege of Jerufa-
lem, I. 107. his relation of the figns and prodigies before its
deftruction,

deftruction, II. 16-18. wonderfully preferved for the illuftra-
tion of the completion of the prophecies, 78. the great use and
advantage of his history in this respect, 79, 80.
Irenæus, his notion of Antichrift, I. 269. II. 114. his explication

of the number of the beaft, II. 299, 300.

Ifaac, more promises concerning his pofterity than of Ishmael, I.
37. the promise of the bleffed feed fulfilled in Ifaac's family,

37, 38.

Isaiah, his prophecy against the Affyrians, I. 143. against Baby-

lon, 160, &c. against Tyre, 180, &c. against Egypt, 204, &c.
Ifhmael, his pofterity very numerous, I. 22, 23. the promises
about him, how fulfilled, 23, &c.

Ifhmaelites. See Arabians.

Ifraelites, their poffeffion of Canaan according to the promise,

1. 38.

Judah, Jacob's prophecies in bleffing this tribe, I. 53, 54. the
fcepter fhall not depart from Judah, that prophecy explained, 55
-60. its completion, 60-66. continued a tribe till the coming
of the Meffiah and the deftruction of Jerufalem, 60-62. be-
came the general name of the whole nation, 63. this prophecy
an invincible argument that Jefus is the Meffiah, 66.
Julian, his hypocrify, I. 384. his attempt to rebuild the temple mi-
raculously defeated, II. 61.

Jurieu (Peter) his notion of the refurrection, of the witneffes,

II. 237.

Juftin Martyr, his notion of the Man of Sin, II. 114. his account of
the millennium, 353-355.

K.

14.

KEnnicot, his critical remark upon Noah's prophecy, I
Kingdom, the Babylonian, I. 234. 255, the Medo-Perfian, 236,
257. the Macedonian or Grecian, 237, 258. the four king-
doms into which this was divided, 259, 260. the Roman,
240, 260. the ten kingdoms into which this was divided,
264, &c.

L.

Aftantius, his notion of Antichrift, II. 114. of the millennium,
356, 357. and of the time fucceeding, 364, 365.

Laodice, wife of Ptolemy Philadelphus, put away, but afterwards
recalled, I. 343. poifons her husband, and caufes Berenice to
be murdered, ibid. fixes her eldest fon Seleucus Callinicus on
the throne, ibid. her wickednefs did not pafs unpunished,
344-346.
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Laodicea,

Laodicea, the terrible doom of that church, II. 173. now an ha-
bitation for wild beafts, ibid. its condition a warning to all im-
penitent and careless finners, 174. its former splendid condition,
ibid.

Laft times, what denoted thereby, II. 139, 140.

Lateinos, that word contains the number of the beast, II. 299, &c.

how it agrees with the church of Rome, 299-301.
Latin church not reclaimed by the ruin of the Greek church,
II. 225.

Lawgiver from between his feet, that expreffion explained, I.

7.56-58.

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Le Clerc, an able commentator, but apt to indulge ftrange fan-
cies, I. 58, 59. his fingular interpretation of Jacob's prophecy
rejected, ibid. his hypothefis of the Man of Sin, refuted,

II. 96.

Little book, the contents of it, II. 227, &c. defcribes the calami-
ties of the western church, and their period, ibid. the contents
to be published, 228. what meant by the measuring of the tem-
ple, 230. fome true witnesses against the corruptions of religion,
231, 232.

Little horn, among the ten horns of the western Roman empire,

I. 267, &c. among the four horns of the Grecian empire,
315. whether to be understood of Antiochus Epiphanes or of
the Romans, 315-324. the reafon of its appellation, 316,

327.

Lloyd, Bishop, his account of the ten kingdoms into which the
Roman empire was divided, I. 266. a memorable thing of his
about the Revelation, II. 152. his notion of the refurrection of
the witneffes, 237, 238.

Locufts, the Arabians compared to them, II. 210-212. their
commiflion, and how fulfilled, 210. not real, but figurative
locufts, 212. likened unto horses, ibid. a description of their
heads, faces, and teeth, 213. like unto fcorpions, 214. their
king called the destroyer, ibid. their hurting men five months,
how to be underflood, and how exactly fulfilled, 215-217.
Lollards, preach against the fuperftitions of the church of Rome,

II. 261. prefent a remonftrance to the parliament against the
doctrins and practices of that church, 262.
Longinus reduces Rome to a poor dukedom, II. 207.
Loretto, the great riches of the image, house and treasury,

II. 326.

Luther, preaches against the pope's indulgences, II. 268. that
queftion anfwered, Where was your religion before Luther,
269. protests against the corruptions of the church of Rome,

307.

M. Maccabees,

M.

MAccabees, their great fuccefs against the enemies of the

Jews, I. 382.

Macedonian empire, why compared to a leopard, I. 258, 259.
why defcribed with four wings and four heads, and dominion
given to it, 259. why likened to a goat, 303, 304.
Machiavel, his account of the ten kingdoms into which the Ro-
man empire was divided, I. 265. points out the little horn, 274.
fhows how the power of the church of Rome was raised
upon
the ruins of the empire, 108-110.
Mahuzzim, what it means, I. 390, 391, 395. the prophecy ex-

pounded, 396.

Mamalucs, Jerufalem long under their dominion, II. 67. all their
dominions annexed to the Othman empire, 68.

Man of Sin, St. Paul's prophecy about him, II. 82. the fenfe and
meaning of the paffage, 83. what meant by the coming of
Chrift and the Day of Chrift, 83-85. who is the Man of Sin,
87. what by fitting in the temple of God, 88. what by he who
letteth will let, 89, 110, 117. the deftruction of the Man of
Sin foretold, 91. the opinions of fome learned men rejected,
92-101. other opinions about the Man of Sin, 101, 102. ap-
plicable to the great apoftafy of the church of Rome, 102,
103. the pope the Man of Sin, 111-113. what the fathers fay
of the Man of Sin, 114-117. the evidences that the pope is
the Man of Sin, 120. the opinion of the ancient fathers about
this point, 115, 116, 117. this prophecy an antidote to popery,
120, 121.

Marriage, an account of its being forbid to the clergy, II. 144-
147. the worshipping of demons and prohibition of marriage.
went together, 148.

Maundrell, his account of the state of Palestine, I. 129-131. his
account of Tyre, 200.

Maximin the emperor, a barbarian in all respects, II. 187.
Mede, a most learned and excellent writer, I. 17. a mistake of that
author's corrected, 18. his account of the ten kingdoms into
which the Roman empire was divided, 265. of the three king-
doms which the little horn fubverted, 274. his great pains in ex-
plaining the prophecies, and fixing the true idea of Antichrift,
II. 119. his excellent treatise of the apoftafy of the latter times,
123. One of the best interpreters of the Revelation, 154. his
hard fate in the world, 119, 154. his conjectures concerning
Gog and Magog, 360.

Melliah principally intended in Mofes's prophecy of a prophet
like unto himself, I. 90-100. expected about the time of our
Saviour, II. 41, 42. and foretold that he fhould work miracles,

43.

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