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Page v - ... Jews came in contact with the Greeks only at and after the Macedonian conquests ; and were therefore conversant only with the later Greek. They learned it from the intercourse of life, in commerce, in colonies, in cities founded like Alexandria, where the inhabitants were drawn together from A«ia...
Page 440 - No text in the Old Testament is quoted by the writers of the New, so often as this, which we meet with in six different places; namely, Matt. xxi. 42. Mark xii. 10. Luke xx. 17. Acts iv. 11. Ephes. ii.
Page 454 - This world means the present order of things, as opposed to the kingdom of Christ ; and hence always with the idea of transientness, worthlessness, and evil, both physical and moral, the seat of cares, temptations, irregular desires, &c., John xii, 25.
Page 132 - Chalcis ; after whose death, in order to avoid the merited suspicion of incest with her brother Agrippa, she became the wife of Polemon, king of Cilicia. This connection being soon dissolved, she 1 Concerning the meaning of this term learned men are by no means agreed.
Page 128 - Messiah who should come in the clouds of heaven, and, as king of the Jewish nation, restore the ancient religion and worship, reform the corrupt morals of the people, make expiation for their sins, free them from the yoke of foreign dominion, and at length reign over the whole earth in peace and glory (Matt v, 19; viii, 12; xviii,!; xx, 21; Luke xvii, 20 ; xix, 11; Acts i, 6).
Page 439 - This tree is common in Syria, Egypt, Greece, and all the southern parts of Europe, and sometimes growing very large. The tree produces slender pods, shaped like a horn or sickle, containing a sweetish pulp, and several small shining seeds. These pods are sometimes eight or ten inches long, and a finger broad. They are eaten with relish by the common people ; and are used extensively by them as an article of sustenance. We had them dry on board of our boat...
Page 13 - Hebrews, jííqc was a vast subterranean receptacle, where the souls of the dead existed in a separate state until the resurrection of their bodies. The region of the blessed during this interval, or the inferior Paradise, they supposed to be in the upper part of this receptacle ; while beneath was the abyss or Gehenna, Tartarus, in which the souls of the wicked were subjected to punishment.
Page 179 - Testament, u £ia/3oXog appears as the constant enemy of God, of Christ, of the divine kingdom, of the followers of Christ, and of all truth ; full of falsehood and malice, and exciting and seducing to evil in every possible way.
Page 127 - David," ie as the ancestor and type of the Messiah (Mark xi, 10), " the kingdom" (Matt viii, 12 ; xiii, 19 ; ix, 53), and "kingdom of heaven" (Matt iii, 2; iv, 17; xiii, 41, 31, 33, 44, 47 ; 2 Tim. iv, 18), are all synonymous, and signify the divine spiritual kingdom, the glorious reign of the Messiah. The idea of this kingdom has its basis in the prophecies of the Old Testament, where the coming of the Messiah and his triumphs are foretold (Psa.