Judah' hereby constituted a tribe or body politic, and so continued till the coming of the Mes-
siah and the destruction of Jerusalem, 54. The latter clause fulfilled in the first sense, and the
people gathered to Judah, 56. Fulfilled in the second sense, and the people gathered to the
Messiah, 57. Fulfilled in the last sense, and the people gathered to the Messiah before the
sceptre's departure, ib. The prophecy with regard to Benjamin fulfilled, 58. Conclusion that
Jesus is the Messiah, ib.
The gift of prophecy.not always confined to the chosen seed, or to good men, 59. Balaam both a
Heathen and an immoral man, ib. A ceremony among the Heathens to curse their enemies,
60. The story of Balaam's ass considered, 61, A proper sign to Balaam, and the prophecies
render the miracle more credible, 62. The style of his prophecies beautiful, ib. His prophecy
of the singular character of the Jewish nation, how fulfilled even to this day, 63. His pro-
phecy of their victories much the same as Jacob's and Isaac's, 64. His prophecy of a king higher
ihan Agag, how fulfilled, ib. His preface to his latter prophecies explained, 65. His prophecy
of a star and a sceptre to smite the princes of Moab, how fulfilled by David, 66. Who meant by
the sons of Sheth, 67. His prophecy against the Edomites, how fulfilled' by David, 68. This
prophecy of the star and the sceptre applied by most Jewish and Christian writers to the Mes.
siah, ib. But principally to be understood of David, 70. His prophecy against the Amalekites,
how fulfilled, ib. His prophecy against the Kenites, and who the Kenites were, 72. How ful-
filled, ib. His prophecy of ships from the coast of Chittim, 73. The land of Chittim shown to
be a general name for Greece, Italy, and the countries and islands in the Mediterranean, ib.
How afflict Asshur, 75. How afflict Eber, and who meant by Eber, ib. How perish for ever,
76. Conclusion, 77.
MOSES'S PROPHECY OF A PROPHET LIKE UNTO HIMSELF.
Moses hath not only preserved several ancient prophecies, but hath likewise inserted several of
his own, 77. His prophecy of another prophet like unto himself, ib. I. What prophet was
here particularly intended, 78—31. The Messiah principally, if not solely, 78. Proved from
the conclusion of the book of Deuteronomy, ib. From God's declaration to Miriam and Aaron,
79. From the text itself, ib. From this prophet's being a lawgiver, so. From fact, ib. II.
The great likeness between Moses and Christ, 81–84. Christ resembled Moses in more respects
than any other person ever did, 91. The comparison between them as drawn by Eusebius, ib.
As enlarged and improved by Dr. Jortin, S2-54. His conclusion from thence, 84. III. The
punishment of the people for their infidelity and disobedience to this prophet, 84, 85.
PROPHECIES OF MOSES CONCERNING THE JEWS.
Prophecies of Moses abound most in the latter part of his writings, 86. The 28th of Deuterono-
my a lively picture of the state of the Jews at present, ib. Prophecy of their enemies coming
from afar, how fulfilled, ib. Prophecy of the cruelty of their enemies, how fulfilled, 87. Of
the sieges of their cities, ib. Of their distress and famine in the sieges, 88. Of women eating
their own children, 89. Of their great calamities and slaughters, 90. Of their being carried
into Egypt, and sold for slaves at a low price, ib. Of their being plucked from off their own
land, 91. Of their being dispersed into all nations, 92. Of their still subsisting as a distinct
people, ib. Of their finding no rest, 93. Of their being oppressed and spoiled, ib. Of their
children taken from them, 94. Of their madness and desperation, ib. Of their serving other
gods, ib. Of their becoming a proverb, and a by-word, 95. Of the long continuance of their
plagues, 96. Conclusion, ib.
PROPHECIES OF OTHER PROPHETS CONCERNING THE JEWS.
Other prophecies relative to the present state of the Jews, 96. I. The prophecies concerning the
restoration of the two tribes of Judah and Benjamin, and the dissolution of the ten tribes,97-
103. The restoration of the two tribes foretold to be after 70 years, 97. Fulfilled at three periods;
ib. The ten tribes to cease from being a people within 65 years, 98. The prophecy how ful-
filled, ib. What is become of them since, and where are they at present, 99.
jectures of the Jews thereupon, 99—101. Not all returned with the iwo tribes, 101. Not all
swallowed up and lost among the heathen nations, ib. Whether they remained, or whether
they returned, they ceased from being a distinct people, and were all comprehended under
the name of Jews, 101--103. The reason of this distinction between the two tribes and the ten
tribes, 102. II. The preservation of the Jews, and the destruction of their enemies, 103-105.
The preservation of the Jews one of the most illustrious acts of divine providence, 103. Nor
less the providence of God in the destruction of their enemies, 104. Not only nations but single
persons, ib. III. The desolation of Judea another memorable instance of the truth of pro-
phecy, 105–109. Foretold by the prophets, 105. The present state of Judea answerable to
The prophecies, 106. No objection from hence to its having been a land flowing with milk and
honey, ib. The ancients, Heathens as well as Jews, testify it to have been a good land, ib.
Mr. Maundrell's account of its present state, 107. Dr. Shaw's, 108. IV. The prophecies of
the infidelity and reprobation of the Jews, how fulfilled, 109. V. Of the calling and obedience
of the Gentiles, 111. This revolution effected by incompetent persons, and in a short time,
112. The prophecies concerning the Jews and Gentiles have not yet received their entire com.
pletion, 113. What hath been accomplished a sufficient pledge of what is to come, ib. Con-
clusion, dissuading all persecution, and recommending humanity and charity to the Jews, 114.
THE PROPHECIES CONCERNING NINEVEH.
Some prophecies relating to other nations which had connexions with the Jews, 116. Want of
ancient eastern historians to clear up the prophecies, ib. The Assyrians terrible enemies to
both Israel and Judah, ib. Isaiah's prophecy against the Assyrians, 117. Nineveh, the capital