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Eden, garden of, locality attempted to be fixed,
Edom, import of the name,

Elder, term explained as a title of office,
Eliezer, how the name Lazarus formed from,
El-Bethel, meaning of the phrase,
Embalming, how and by whom performed,

Enmity, how put between the seed of the serpent and the seed of

the woman,

Enoch, what meant by his walking with God,
views of his translation,

Ephraim and Manasseh, import of the names,
Esau, import of the name,
Ethiopia, same as Cush,

Eve, import of the name,


how her desire was to be to her husband,

Everlasting covenant, everlasting possession, how the phrase to
be understood,


Fainting, how spoken of a land,

how of the heart,

Fall, how the term applied to Ishmael,

Falling out by the way, what meant by the expression,
Father of many nations, in what sense Abraham was to be,
Fatness of the earth, how used as a symbol of spiritual blessings,
Fear of Isaac, in what sense God so termed,

Firmament, true sense of the term,

Gates, how said to be possessed,

First-born, how Esau affirmed himself to be,
Finding grace or favor in one's sight, what

Fifth part of the land, what meant by Joseph's taking it,
Find, peculiar sense of the original term,
Flocks, term sometimes includes keepers,
Foot, peculiar usage of the term in Hebrew,

For ever, with what limitation the term used,
Fulfilling one's week, what meant by the expression,

Full of days, what the import of the phrase as applied to Abra-



usual place of ratifying contracts,

Gates of hell, how said not to prevail against the church,

Gathered to one's fathers, what meant by being,

Generations, original term how used,

Getting a man from the Lord, how Eve's words respecting to be


Getting or making souls, what meant by the expression,
Giants, the antediluvian, term explained,

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Gilead, mount, account of the region so called,
Give, used in Heb. for set, appoint, constitute,
Giving up the ghost, phrase explained,
Glory, used sometimes for the tongue,

used occasionally as synonymous with riches,
Go, or walk, used in the sense of constantly increase,
God, the import of the title both in Heb. and Eng.,
in what sense frequently affixed to other words,
Going childless, phrase explained,

Going down, how attributed to God,

Going down into the grave mourning, what meant by it,
God forbid, true force of the expression,

God's being with one, what meant by it,

Goodly raiment, given by Rebekah to Jacob, what,

Goelism, ancient usage explained,

Governor, origin and import of the original word,

Grave, origin of the term,

Greater, used in Heb. for elder,

Grizzled, origin and meaning of the term,
Groves, anciently used as places of prayer,


Hated, equivalent to loved less,

Hearing a voice, what the sense of the expression,

Hearken, used in the sense of to obey,

Hebrew, whether the original language, and whence the name de-


why Abraham so called,

Heaven, scriptural sense of the term,
Help meet, phrase explained,

Hospitality, a distinguished virtue of eastern nations,
Host of the heavens and earth, what meant by the phrase,
Hunter, a mighty, in what sense Nimrod so called,


If, sometimes equivalent to a negative,
Image, how man was made after God's,

Impersonal modes of expression common in the scriptures,
Inheriting one, what meant by,

Inn, term sometimes signifies merely lodging-place,
Inquiring of the Lord, how done in ancient times,
Isaac, import of his name,

Ishmael, the import of his name, and the prediction respecting him


Israel, import and application of the name,


Jacob, import of the name,

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Jehovah-jireh, import of the phrase explained,
Joseph, charged with oversight of his brethren,
how he brought his brethren's evil report,
how a son of Jacob's old age,

how the ox a symbol of,

his conduct vindicated in reference to the Egyptian priests,
his dissimulation with his brethren justified,

his conduct in marrying Asenath considered,

how he is said to have remembered his dreams,
how likened to a fruitful bough by a well,
Judge, in what sense the original term used,


Keeping covenant, what meant by the phrase,
Kesitah, name of a Jewish coin,

Keturah, at what time she was married to Abraham,

Kissing, a token of subjection,

Knowing, applied to God in the sense of making known,
Knowledge, implies practical feeling and experimental sense,


Lad, in what sense term used in the scriptures,
Ladder, Jacob's vision of the, considered,

Last days, import of the phrase,

Laughing, by what motives prompted in Abraham and Sarah,
Learning by experience, what meant by the phrase,

Leading, used in the sense of providing,

Lead on softly, phrase explained,

Lentiles, what and how dressed,

Levirate law, the nature of,

Liberality, large professions of, common among the Orientals,
Lifting up the feet, phrase how used,

Lifting up the head, what implied by it,

Lifting up the hand, equivalent to swearing,
Life and soul, terms used synonymously,

Lighting off from a camel, as a mark of respect to a superior,
Lighting upon a place, how far the idea of chance involved in the


Lightly, used in the sense of easily,

Lights, how made on the fourth day,

how serve for signs, seasons, &c.,

Looking behind, what implied in the command given to Lot,

Lord, title of honor in the East,

Lord God, import of the title,

Loud weeping, common among the Orientals,

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Mahanaim, what the origin and import of the name,
Man, Adam, import of the name,
Mandrakes, what plant probably intended by,
Mark, set upon Cain, phrase explained,
Marriages, how negotiated in the East,
Marry, used in the sense of betroth,
Melchizedek, view of his person and character,
Mesopotamia, geographical account of,
Ministering to one, what implied by the expression,
Mocking, how affirmed of Ishmael,
Moriah, land of, what region intended thereby,
Mountain, often equivalent to a mountainous region,
Moving creature, true import of original term,
Mules, account of Anah's finding in the wilderness,


Nakedness of the land, what meant by the phrase,
Naming a name upon one, what meant by it,
Nations, how said to be blessed in Abraham's seed,
Nimrod, import of his name, and his general character consid-


Noah, import of his name and various events of his history,
his cursing of Canaan considered,

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his predictions respecting Shem and Japheth explained,
which of his sons the eldest,

Nomade tribes, how they become settled cultivators,
Nuptial benediction, form of among the ancient Hebrews,
Nurses, highly valued and honored among the eastern nations,


Oath of execration, what meant by,

Observe a saying, import of the expression,
Of, used for concerning, respecting,
Onan, his sin and punishment,
Only son, equivalent to beloved son,

Overseeing, how expressed in the original,
Ovens, of the East, how constructed,


Paradise, origin of the term,

Peace, how term employed in eastern salutations,
Peleg, how the earth divided in his days,
Perfection, in what sense ascribed to men,
Pharaoh, a title rather than a name,

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Opening of the eyes, of our first parents in consequence of sin, I. 76, 78
of Hagar in the wilderness,

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his conduct in taking Sarah from her husband considered,
Pillar of salt, what meant by the expression,

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Pit, into what kind of one Joseph cast,
Plain man, how to be understood of Jacob,
Potiphar, what office he held in Pharaoh's court,
Pottage, what kind of food meant by term,

Possessor of heaven and earth, how this title applied to God,

Predatory warfare, of the Arabs described,

Present, what implied by not receiving one in the East,

Present tense, used for the past,

Prisons, in the East, general police of,

Profane, epithet how applied to Esau,
Prosperous man, how affirmed of Joseph,
Prophet, original import of the term,

Putting the hand under the thigh, in taking an oath, what meant

by it,


Rachel's grave, state of in modern times,

Rainbow, appointed a sign of the covenant with Noah,

Rebekah, her counsel to Jacob considered,
Remembering Noah, how affirmed of God,
Repenting, how ascribed to God,

Requiring the blood of one's life, what meant by it,
Return, in what peculiar sense the term used in scripture,
Respect, shewn by parents to children in the East,
Reuben, how the excellency of dignity and of power,
Rich, how the epithet to be understood in reference to Abraham,

Riding upon camels, particulars in respect to

Rising up, peculiar sense of the term in the scriptures,
Rolling one's self upon another, import of the phrase,
Ruins, of ancient Babylon,

Rulers over cattle, phrase explained,


Sackcloth, putting on an expression of grief,
Sacrifices, animal, the original institution of,
Sanctify, force of the term explained,
Savory meat, what meant by,

Sarai, Sarah, import of these names,

Say, used in the sense of willing, purposing, decreeing,

also in the sense of thinking, concluding,

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Sceptre, in what sense used in the scriptures,

Seal rings, nature and use of in the East,
Seas, symbolical use of the term,
Secret, sometimes used for secret assembly,
See, used in the sense of understand, perceive,

used in the sense of looking out, providing,
Seers, ancient name of prophets,

Sending away with songs and mirth, usual in the East,

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