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SCRIPTURE

WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND MONEY.

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Scriptural Measures of Length reduced to English Measure.

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Feet. Inches. A Digit (Jer. lii. 21.)

0 0.912 4 A Palm (Exod. xxv. 25.)

0 3.648 3 A Span (Exod. xxviii. 16.) .....

0 10.944 24 2 A Cubit (Gen. vi, 15.) .....

1 9.888 96 24 8 2 A Fathom (Acts xxvii. 28.)

7 3.552 144 36 36 12

6 1.5 Ezekiel's Reed (Ezek. xl. 3. )........... 10 11.328 192 48 16

8_21-3 An Arabian Pole....... 14 7104 1920 480 160 80 20 13.3 10 A Schønus, or measuring Line.. 145 11:04

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The Long Scripture Measures.

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Miles. Paces. Foet.

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400 A Stadium, or Furlong (Luke xxiv. 13.) 2000 5 A Sabbath Day's Journey (Acts i. 12.)............ 4000 10 2 An Eastern Mile (Matt. v. 41.)........... 12000 30

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A Parasang......... 96000 240 48 24 8 A Day's Journey..

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A Bekah (Exod. xxxviii. 26.).....

A Shekel (Matt. xvii. 27.)
120 50 A Maneh, or Mina (Luke xix. 13.)........

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In this table silver is estimated at 58. and gold at £4 per oz.

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Roman Money, mentioned in the New Testament, reduced to the English

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A Mite (Mark xii. 42.)..............
A Farthing (Mark xii. 42.)
A Penny, or Denarius (Matt. xxii. 19.)...........
A Pound, or Mina........

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INDEX

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THE NOTES ON THE GOSPELS.

Bethphage, 235.
Bethany, 235.
Bethsaida, 140, 175.
Bible, meaning of, 9.
Birth of Christ, time of, 449.
Blasphemy, what, 117, 318.
Blind men cured, 232.
Blood, drops of, 311.

Of Jesus, on the Jews, 329.
Boanerges, meaning of, 367.
Books, ancient form of, 464.
Bottles in the East, 120.
Burials, outside of cities, 480.

Mode of, 746.

Abia, course of, 432.
Abiathar, who he was, 363.
Aceldama, 324.
Adultery, punishment of, 27.

Nature of, 75.
Aged men may be saved, 234.
Ahaz, 29.
Alabaster box, 298.
Alms, 82.
Altar, 73.

Of incense, situation of, 434.
Ambition wrong, 234.
Amusements, dangerous, 177,
Anger, 71, 365.
Angels, meaning of, 281.

Attend on the dead, 548.

At the pool of Bethesda, 667.
Anise, 266.
Annas and Caiaphas, 458.
Anointing, custom of, 298,465, 485.
Anxiety, wrong, 91.
Apostles, meaning of, 125.

Why chosen, 125.

Names of, 126.
Archelaus, 42.
Asher, tribe of, 455.
Augustus, 446.
Avarice, evil of, 94.

Caiaphas, who he was, 315.
Calvary, meaning of, 331,

Where, 331.
Camel, 220.
Camel's hair, 45.
Canaan, 183.
Cana, 631.
Canon of scripture, 9.
Capernaum, 58, 467.
Centurion, 105.
Cephas, meaning of, 190, 628.
Cæsarea Philippi, 188.
Cæsar, meaning of, 254.
Characteristics of Matthew, 18.

Mark, 351,
Luke, 425.

John, 610.
Chief Priests, who, 35.
Children, duty to a parent, 186

Christians to become like, 205, 763.
Brought to the Saviour, 223.
Permitted to come, 223.

Blessed by the Saviour, 395.
Christ, meaning of the word, 23.
The Son of David, 23.

Babylon, 26.
Baking, mode of in the East, 93.
Band of men, 312.
Baptism, meaning of the word, 47.

Emblematic, 229.

Of cups, pots, and tables, 382.
Bar, meaning of, 189.
Baskets, meaning of, 174.
Beauty, valueless, 92.
Bethesda, 666.
Bethlehem, 3).

Expectation of him, 33.

Emmaus, 596.
A ransom, 231.

Enon, 650.
What are we to think of him, 258. Essenes, who they were, 49,
His divinity, 613.

Exchangers, 291.
Incarnation, 618.
Certainty of his death, 821.

Faith nature of, 401.
Chorazin, 140.

Father, applied to God, 86.
Church, meaning of, 190, 208.

Father, as a title not to be given, 263.
Closet, 84.

Fan, 51.
Clothing mentioned in the Bible, 79. Fasting among the Jews, 68, 562.
Clothes, rending, emblematic, 318. Feast made by Matthew, 472,
Cloud, a symbol, 197.

Fig tree, 242.
Coat, 79.

Cursed, 242.
Confession of Christ, duty of, 133. Fire, emblematic, 51, 294, 393.
Converted, meaning of, 205.

Floor, threshing, 51.
Corban, meaning of, 179.

Forgiveness, how often, 209.
Corn, what meant by, 475.

Fox, emblematic, 525.
Courses, of priests, 432.

Fragments, duty of saving, 684.
Covenant, meaning of, 305.

Frankincense, 37.
Cross, 134.

Fulfilled, meaning of, 29.
Carrying it, 331.

Gabriel, 436.
Form of, 331.

Gadara, 11l.
Crucify, 269.

Galilee of the Gentiles, 59.
Description of crucifixion, 332,

Sea of, 59.
Thirst attending it, 820.

Gall, 332.
Cummin, 266.

Garden of Gethsemane, 308.
Cup, emblematic, 229, 309.

Gates of cities, 480.
At the Lord's supper, 305.

Gate, strait and broad, 98.
Cyrene, 331.

Gehenna, 72.

Genealogy of Christ, 24.
Damnation, meaning of, 265. -

Gergesenes, 111.
Damned, 422.

Gerizim, mount, 659.
Dancing, 177.

Gethsemane, 308.
Darkness at the crucifixion, 334.

Girdles, 79.
Debts, meaning of, 87.

Glory, meaning of, 449.
Decapolis, 63.

Gnat, 267.
Dedication, feast of, 735.

Golgotha, 331.
Devil, meaning of, 54.

Gorgeous robe, 589.
Possession of, 61.

Gospel, meaning of, 21.
Divorces among the Jews, 76.

To be preached everywhere, 346.
Why permitted, 215.

To be preached to the poor, 465.
When right, 215.

Grave clothes, 746.
Divisions of the Books of Scripture, 10. Greeks, who they were, 752.

Divided into chapters and verses, 11. Green tree and dry, 591.
Doctor of Divinity, title of, unlawful, 263. Grinding in the East, 283.
Dogs, emblematic, 96, 184,
Doves required in sacrifice, 241.

Hairs of the head numbered, 133.
Dreams a mode of divine revelation, 28. Hardness of heart, 365.
Drunkenness, 579.

Heart, the corruption of, 182.
Dust of the feet shaken off, 129.

Hedges, 531.
Dwellings in the East, 116.

Hell, meaning of, 14).

Hell, 72, 548.
Earthquakes, 273.

Herod, 31.
Egypt, where, 38.

The time of his death, 38.
Elders, meaning of, 179.

Destroys the children, 38.
Elect, 278, 282.

His character, 39.
Elias, 138.

His successors, 41.
Eli, meaning of, 335.

Herod tetrarch of Galilee, 458.

Herodians, 147.

Marriage, 215.
Who they were, 253.

Sacredness of, 214.
Herodias, 170.

How entered into, 215.
High Priest, succession and office, 297. Procession, 286.
Hinnom, valley of, 72.

Feast, 287.
Honey, 602.

Mary Magdalene, 338.
Honey, wild, 46.

Matthew, his life, 22.
Horn, emblematic, 444.

Meekness, 64.
Hosanna, 237.

Mercy, 65.
Hour, when Jesus was crucified, 416. Mills, kinds of, 205, 283.
Houses in the East, 116.

Minister, meaning of, 230.
Humility, 234.

Mint, 266.
Hunger and thirst, emblematic, 65. Mites, 405.
Hypocrite, meaning of, 83.

Moloch, worship of, 72.
To correct his own faults, 96, 180. Moses' seat, 261.
Must perish, 99.

Mothers, ambition of, 234.
Hyssop, 336.

Mourning in the East, 122.

Mustard, 165.
Idumea, 366.

Myrrh, 37, 332,
Immanuel, 30.

Mystery, meaning of, 160.
Incense, 433.
Infants, may be brought to Jesus, 223. Name, of God, 440.
Duty to bring them, 223.

Nazareth, 42.

Neighbour, meaning of, 501.
Jacob's well, 656.

New birth, 642.
Jericho, 231, 499.

Nineveh, 154.
Jerusalem, description of, 32.
Destruction of, 271

Oaths, 77.
Jesus, meaning of, 28.

Wicked oaths, 172, 177.
Jonah, 153.

Offend, meaning of, 75, 307.
Jordan, river, 48.

Oil, used as a medicine, 500.
Joseph of Arimathea, 338.

Ointment, 410.
Judas, death of, 323.

Olives, Mount of, 235.
Judging of others forbidden, 95.

Olive tree, 235.

Ordinances, 433.
Kedron, brook of, 807.

Oratories, 475.
Key, an emblem, 191.

Ovens in the East, 93.
Kingdom of Christ, 813.
Kingdom of heaven, 44.

Palace, 319.

Palm-tree, 237.
Lamb, emblematic, 625, 831.

Palsy, 62.
Lamps, 285.

Parables, meaning of, 159.
Laws, distinctions among the Jews, 70. Paradise, 594.
Lawyer, meaning of, 257.

Passover, feast of, 296.
Leaven, 188.

How the time of it ascertained, 301.
Leprosy, 103.

Christ's last passover, 301.
Unlawful to associate with a leper, 298. Mode of observance by the Jews, 302.
Levites, 500.

Peace, produced by the gospel, 450.
Life, in the blood, 306.

Peace-maker, 66.
Eternal life, what, 674.

Penny, value of, 225.
Light, an emblem, 68.

Persecution, meaning of, 67.
Christ a light, 453.

Pestilence, what, 273.
Linen, 547.

Peter, meaning of, 190.
Locusts, an article of food, 46.

The church on him, 191.
Lord's supper instituted, 304.

Rebuked for his forwardness, 192.
Lunacy, 62.

His fall, 319.

Pharisees, who they were, 48.
Magi, 31.

Phylacteries, 262.
Manger, 448.

Pinnacle of the temple, 55.
Manna, 687.

Pipe, what, 139.

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