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against it, I. 285, 286. the Babylonians hide themselves
within their walls, ibid. the river dried up, 287,
288. the city taken during a feast, 288, 289. the
facts related by Herodotus and Xenophon, and there-
fore no room for scepticism, 290, the prophets foretold
its total desolation, 291, 292. these prophecies fulfilled
by degrees, 293. its state under Cyrus, 293, 294.
under Darius, 294–297. under Xerxes, 297, 298. the
accounts of it since that time by Diodorus, 300. by
Strabo, 301, 302. by Pliny, 301. by Pausanius, 301,
302. by Maximus Tyrius and Lucian, 302. by Jerome,
302. accounts by later authors, 303. by Benjamin Tu-
delo, ibid. by Texeira, ibid. by Rauwolf, 304, 305. by
Peter della Valle, 305. by Tavernier, 307. by Mr. Sal-
mon, 307, 308. by Mr. Hanway, 308, 309. by these
accounts it appears how punctually the prophecies were
fulfilled, 309, 310:
Babylon, the fall and destruction of spiritual Babylon, III.
256, 311. after her fall becomes a scene of desolation,
311, &c. the fall of Roman Babylon and her sudden
destruction, 256, 316, 317. the consequences of her
fall, the lamentations of some and the rejoicings of
others, ibid, her irrecoverable and utter desolation, 316,
317. the church join in praises and thanksgivings to God
for his truth and righteousness in judging this idolatrous
city, 320, &c. a prophecy about Babylon particularly
Babylonian, the first of the four empires, compared to a
lion, I. 443, 444. to eagles wings 4445 445, to a
man's heart, 445, 446.
Bacon (Lord) wisheth for a history of the prophecies com-
pared with the events. I. 2. How he would have it
written, III. 7.
Badby, convicted of herefy and burnt in Smithfield, III.
188. refuses an offered pardon, and chooses to die with
a good conscience, 188.
Balaam, the prophet, a heathen and an immoral man, I.
115, 116. the story of Balaam's ass confidered, 117
121. the stile of his prophecies beautiful, 122. his pro-
phecy of the fingular character of the Jewish nation, how
fulfilled to this day, 123, 124, 125. his prophecy of
their victories much the same as Isaac's and Jacob's,
I. 125, 126. that of the king higher than Agag, how ful-
filled, 126, 127, 128. his preface to his later prophecies
explained, 129, 130. his prophecy of a star and scepter
to smite the prince of Moab, how fulfilled, 130, 131.
who meant by the fons of Sheth, 131--134. some parts
of this prophecy understood of the Messiah and of David,
130-140. his prophecy against the Amalekites how
fulfilled, 140-143, againft the Kenites, and who the
Kenites were; 143, 144, his prophecies of the coast of
Chittim, of Afher and Eber, 146-154. what conclu-
fion to be drawn from the prophecies of this wicked
Beronius, his character of the tenth century, III. 157.
Barnage, a remarkable passage in his story about the Jews,
I. 196, 197, 198.
Beast, with seven heads and ten horns described, III. 220.
denotes a tyrannical idolatrous empire, 299. marks
whereby the beast was distinguished, 221, 224. his words
and actions wonderful, 226, 227. his blasphemies, 227,
228. his making war with the saints, 229, 230, the
mystery of the beast that carrieth the woman, 297, &c.
the mystery of the beast with the feven heads and ten
horns, 301-305. the beast with two horns, described,
234, 235. his power and authority, 235, 236. pretends
to support it by great figns and wonders, 236. what
meant by the image of the beast, 238, 239. what
by his mark or character, 241. those without his mark
not suffered to buy or sell, 242, &c. the number of
the beast explained, 244, &c. the struggles of the true
church with the beast, 250. the ruin and deftruction
of them who worship the beaft, 255, 256. denuncia-
tion of judgments against the followers of the beast,
266. the threefold state of the beast, 299, 300. the
explication of its seven heads and ten horns, 301,
305. the power and strength given to the beaft, 3091
His reasons for the Jews not dwelling at Jerusalem, II.
Benjamin, this tribe became an appendage to Judah. I. 105.
10g. the prophecy of Jacob concerning them fulfilled,
91, 112, 113
Benjamin of Tudela his travels to Jerusalem, I. 189. his
account of its desolate state, 189.
Berengarius, writes against transubstantiation, III. 164.
. compelled to burn his writings, ibid. his numerous fol-
Berenice, daughter of Ptolomy Philadelphus, married to
Antiochus Theus, II. 96. her father called the dowry-
giver, 96, 97. is murdered by order of Laodice, 97.
Bernard, inveighs against the corruption of the clergy and
tyranny of the popes, III. 167.
Betram, inscribes his book to the Emperor, III. 154. his
opinion against the doctrine of transubftantiation, ibid.
Bohemians, their opinions in religion, III. 190 193.
fight for their religion, and are victorious at first, 193.
194. are defeated, and retire to the mountains and
Bolingbroke, Lord, censured for his indecent reflections on
Noah's prophecy, I. 31. his ignorance about the Codex
Alexandrinus, 32. his blunder about the Roman histo-
rians, 33. his sneer about believers, refuted, 33, 34.
condemned by himself, 34, 35. had great talents, but
misapplied them, 35, 36.
Book, vision of the angel with the little book, III. 126,
&c. the contents of it, 132, 133.
Boyle, Mr. the lecture founded by him, II. 2. the author
appointed to preach that lecture, ibid. the subject agree-
able to the design of the founder, 18, 19. His mérits
and excellence, 19.
Britain, Christianity planted in it before the destruction of
Jerusalem, II. 258.
Burden of Egypt, that phrase explained, I. 355, 356, 357.
Burnet (Bp.) his account of Bishop Lloyd's studying the
Revelation, III. 5, 6.
Burnet (Dr.) his strange notion of Gog and Magog, III. 346.
Alvin reputed wise for writing no comment upon the
Revelation, III. 4.
Canaan, the prophetical curse upon him and his posterity
considered, I. 13, &c. his curse properly a curse upon
the Canaanites, 15. their wickedness very great, 16,
17. the curse includes the subjection of his descendents
to those of Shem and Japhet, 17, 18. the completion
of it from Joihuah's time to this day, 19, 20, 332, a
different reading proposed about this prophecy, 21, 22.
his curse pursued his posterity to the utmost parts of the
Carolin books, by whom written, III. 149, 254. prove the
worship of images to be contrary to scripture, 254.
Century, tenth, wicked and ignorant, III. 156, 157. the
principles and state of the church in that period, 158-
162. the eleventh much of the same complexion with the
tenth, 162. the sixteenth the age of reformation, 195.
Charlemain, contributes to the establishment of the power
of the pope, I. 482, 483, 484. opposes the worship of
images, III. 149-254.
Chittim, the prophecy of ships from that coast, I. 146.
what to be understood by the land and thips of Chittim,
147--151. II. 145.
Christ, some of his prophecies and of his apostles recorded,
-il. 221. a fummary of our Saviour's prophecies, 221,
222, 223. none more remarkable than those about the
destruction of Jerusalem, which were published several
years before that event, 223-227. our Saviour's tender-
ness in weeping over Jerusalem, 227, 228. denounceth
persecution to be the lot of his disciples, 260. his name
the word of God, III. 327. confirms the authority of the
book of Revelation, 365, 366. his second coming one
principal topic of that book, 348, 349.
Christians, greatly persecuted, 11. 253. apostasy and other
evils follow, 254. he who endures to the end fhall be
saved, 255, 256.
Church, persecuted by the great red dragon, III. 204
209. represented as a mother bearing children to Chrift,
205. in time brought such as were promoted to the em-
pire, 216. her flight afterwards into the wilderness, 216,
217. barbarous nations excited to overwhelm her, but
afterwards submit to the christian church, 218. the state
of the true church in opposition to that of the beast, 249
Chryfoftome, his interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar's dream,
I. 432, 433, 434. his description of antichrist, II. 417,
Clerk (Dr.) his account of fome extraordinary prophecies,
III. 419, &c.
Claude Bishop of Turin sows the seeds of the reformation
in his diocese in the ninth century, III. 155, 156.
Clergy,' second marriage at first forbidden them, II. 175.
afierwards restrained from marrying at all, ibid.
Collins, his eleven objections against Daniel's prophecies,
considered and refuted, II. 4.-16.
Constantine the great, the christian religion established by
him, Ill. 70.
Constantinople, besieged in vain by the Saracens, III. 101,
102. besieged by Mohammed the second, III. 120. the
city then taken, and an end put to the Grecian empire,
Constitutions of Clarendon, III. 166, 167.
Creatu.es, to be received with thanksgiving, II. 471. the
ungrateful in this matter rebuked, 471.
Croifades or expeditions of the western Christians to the
holy land, Il. 328. How many perilhed in these expe-
Cyrus, the conqueror of Babylon, foretold by Ifaiah, I. 28.
the date of it under him, 293, 294. united the king-
doms of Media and Persia, II. 26.
, the genuinness of his prophecies vindicated, I.
400, 401. his credit as a prophet eftablished by pro-
phecies fulfilling at this time, 402, his interpretation
of Nebuchadnezzar's dream, his first prophecy, 402-
406. his vifion of the four first empires of the world,
441. the form of Nebuchadnezzar's great image how
represented to Daniel, 441, 442. his vision of four beasts,
442. what kingdoms they represent, 443-452. what
represented by the fourth beast with ten horns, 458. the
opinions of several writers, 459--464. what meant by
the little horn, 473, &c, the opinion of some great men
in this matter, 478, 479. all those kingdoms to be fuc-
ceeded by that of the Mefliah, 490-494. Daniel's vision
and Nebuchadnezzar's compared together, 494, 840
their visions extend to the consummation of all things,
496, 497 will cast light upon subsequent prophecies, and
these reflect light upon them again, 497. See Nebue
Daniel, the languages in whịch his prophecies were written,