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Sect. VIII. Josiah cleanses the temple of the Lord, and

destroys idols. He fulfils a prophecy concerning

himself, spoken in the days of Jeroboam the son

of Nebat, and slays the idolatrous priests..... 27

Sect. IX. Josiah repairs the house of the Lord. The

book of the law found. A covenant made. A

great passover kept

31

Sect. X. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He warns

the nations of impending judgments, and calls

upon them to humble themselves and reform

their lives

36

Sect. XI. Part of the prophecy of Jeremiah. He de-a

scribes the treachery of God's chosen people;

and foretells the judgment which would be in-

flicted

upon

them

39

Sect. XII. The conclusion of the reign of Josiah. He

is slain in battle. His good character ........ 44

Sect. XIII. Part of the prophetic lamentation of Je-

remiah for the captivity of the Jewish nationi.. 47

Sect. XIV. Part of the history of the heathen nations

which were concerned with the Jews ..

50

Sect. XV. The reign of Jehoahaz (called also Shallum)

king of Judah. Jeremiah sent to call the peo-

repentance, and threaten them with God's

vengeanc for disobedience

52

Sect. XVI. Jehoahaz deposed. Jehoiachim made

king of Judah......

60

Sect. XVII. The beginning of the reign of Jehoiachim

Jeremiah again sent to call the people of Judah

to repentance, and to threaten the destruction

of the temple. The priests and prophets con-

spire 'against Jeremiah. Urijah the prophet

slain,..

61

Sect. XVIII. Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon,

comes up against Judah. Jeremiah foretells se-

venty years captivity to the Lord's people; and

the subsequent punislıment of the Assyrians... 65

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Sect. XXIX. The army of Nebuchadnezzar with-

drawn from Jerusalem. Jeremiah foretels its

return. The prophet endeavours to escape from

Jerusalem, and is cast into prison

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Sect. XXX. Jeremiah released by Zedekiah ... 96

Sect. XXXI. The princes conspire against Jeremiah

for his prediction. He is cast into a dungeon.

Ebed-melech procures his deliverance. Zede-

kiah consults him privately

97

Sect. XXXII. Zedekiah hardens his heart. Jere-

miah's . prophetic description of the miseries of

the siege ..

... 101

Sect. XXXIII. The city of Jerusalem taken. Zede-

kiah pursued by the Chaldæans and taken.
Ezekiel's and Jeremiah's predictions concerning

him and the people fulfilled.....

102

Sect. XXXIV. The temple burnt. The city of Je-
rusalem destroyed. The remaining treasures

104

Sect. XXXV. Jeremiah's predictive lamentation for

* the miseries of Judah

106

Sect. XXXVI. Jeremiah set at liberty. He'continues

with others of the Jewish nation in Judea...... 110

Sect. XXXVII. Gedeliah made governor over the

Jews in Judea. Ishmael and others conspire

against him. Gedeliah is treacherously slain.

Johanan succeeds him .

113

Sect. XXXVIII. Ishmael and the people form a de-

sign to take refuge in Egypt. They consult Je-

remiah. He commands them in the name of the

Lord to remain in Judea.....

117

Sect. XXXIX. The people discredit Jeremiah's pre-

diction, and scorn his counsel. They depart
from Judea and go to Egypt. Jeremiah prophe-
sies the destruction of Egypt by Nebuchad-

120

Sect. X I.Jeremiah's prediction respecting the Jews

who dweit in Egypt. The Jews despise his

counsel, and persist in idolatrous practices.

Farther predictions concerning Egypt......... 122

Sect. XLI. Tlie history of the Jews who were carried

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Sect. XLVIII. Prophecies against Moab, Edom, Da-

mascus, &c......

159

Sect. XLIX. Prophecies of Jeremiah and Ezekiel

against Egypt...

165

Sect. L. Another prophetic dream of Nebuchadnez

zar's interpreted by Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar

abased for his pride and arrogance. His restora-

tion to reason and dominion.....

... 169

Sect. LI. The kindness of Evil-merodach king of Ba-

bylon to Jehoiachim king of Judah in his capti-

vity..

Sect. LII. Isaiah's predictions concernining the down-

fall of Babylon. Cyrus mentioned by name as the

conqueror ...

... 177

Sect. LIII. Predictions of Jeremiah concerning Ba-

bylon and her idols

180

Sect. LIV. Further predictions concerning the de-

struction of Babylon by the Medes ... 182

Sect.

..... 175
poses the work of the temple. He writes to

Darius, who makes a decree in favour of the

Jews

226

Sect. LXVIII. The people enquire of the Lord con-

cerning fasting. Zechariah receives command

to admonish them

230

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