Biblical Hermeneutics, Or, The Art of Scripture Interpretation

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F. Westley and A.H. Davis, 1835 - Bible - 652 pages
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Page 142 - The old and new testament, connected in the history of the Jews and neighbouring nations...
Page 175 - A new History of the Holy Bible, from the beginning of the world to the establishment of Christianity...
Page 229 - Outlines of a new Commentary on Solomon's Song, drawn by the help of instructions from the East ;" an " Account of the Jewish Doctrine of the Resurrection of the Dead," and some other tracts of less consequence.
Page 315 - The Book of Enoch the Prophet, an Apocryphal Production, supposed to have been lost for ages, but discovered at the close of the last century in Abyssinia, now first translated from an Ethiopic MS. in the Bodleian Library.
Page 122 - A GRAMMAR of the HEBREW LANGUAGE; comprised in a Series of Lectures, compiled from the best Authorities, and augmented with much Original Matter, drawn principally from Oriental Sources ; designed for the Use of Students in the Universities. By the Rev. S. LEE...
Page 236 - THE BOOK OF JOB, literally translated from the original Hebrew, and restored to its natural arrangement : with Notes critical and illustrative, and an introductory Dissertation on its scene, scope, language, author, and era,' 8vo, a production which materially augmented its author's fame as a student of oriental literature.
Page 242 - But if these places are similar to dreams, it ought to be remembered that waking dreams are not uncommon with lovers. This the poet, true • to nature, has here represented. 3) A maiden, in a litter surrounded by Solomon's soldiers, is brought to the harem of the king. The lover prefers far before all the royal beauties his own beloved, in whose society he declares that he is happier than the king himself, iii.
Page 562 - I have too clearly before me the idea of a poet's genius to deem myself other than a very humble poet ; but in the very possession of the idea, I know myself so far a poet as to feel assured that I can understand and interpret a poem in the spirit of poetry, and with the poet's spirit.
Page 58 - A rational being, who receives impressions through the senses, can form conceptions of the Deity only by a consideration of his own powers and properties. Anthropomorphitic modes of thought are therefore unavoidable in the religion of mankind ; and although they can furnish no other than corporeal or sensible representations of the Deity, they are nevertheless true and just when we guard against transferring to God qualities pertaining to the human senses. It is, for instance, a proper expression...
Page 510 - Paulinae, or the truth of the Scripture History of St. Paul evinced, by a comparison of the Epistles wich bear his name, with the acts of the Apostles and with one another.

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