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True Years 1 Years of Christ's of Common
March 26. was the third pallover during
Christ's ministry, which he kept not at lerusalem, but ftaid in Galilee. Mark ii. 23. Luke vi. I.
April 13. was the fourth pasover during
Our Lord after the feast of dedication went into the country beyond Jordan, John x. 40. and after that unto a city called Ephraim, John xi. 54. And then pafling through the midst of Samaria and Galilee, Luke xvii. 11. he came again into the country beyond Jordan, and so to Jericho, and thence to Bethany and Jerusalem, a little before the next passover. Matth. xix. 1. and xx. 29. and xxi. 1. Mark x. I. 46. and xi. 1. John xii. 1. April 2. at evening, began the fifth palover during our Lord's ministry, being that at which he was crucified, April 3d. April 5. Our Lord rose from the dead. May 14. Our Lord afcendedo. And here
the Gospel history ends.
N. B. For the better understanding of the foregoing Table, it is observable, that the common account by the years of our Lord is not exactly agreeable to the true years of his life. What is the difference between the one and the other, is not agreed among the learned. But I think, that opinion is to be preferred, which makes it to be two years,'viz, the common account to be two years too little ; according to which the foregoing Table is drawn up.