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A TABLE OF

SCRIPTURE MEASURES.

Measures of Length.

Measures of Liquids.

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Sol. In.

A Cubit,

9888 A Span, half Cub. 10 944 The Homer or Cor,

751 57,6 A Hand-breadth, 6th

3 648 The Bath,

10th Hom.

7 4 15,2 A Finger,

24th
0912 The Hin,

60th

1 2 2,5 A Fathom, 4) 7 3 552 The Log,

1720th

0 24,3 Ezekiel's Reed, 6 10 11 328 The Firkin (Metretes)

이 0 7 4,9 The Measuring Line, 80 145 11 040

Note, 29 solid inches

= a Pint, nearly. Measures of things dry.

The Homer, Sabbath day's jour. 2000 o 1729 The Lethech, half Hom. 4 0 0,8

10th The Eastern Mile,

The Ephah,

ol 3 3,4 4000] 1 403 1

30th 0 1 1,1 Stadium or Furlong, 400 o 145 4,6 The Seah,

96000133 1724 Day's journey,

The Omer,

100th 이이 5,1

180th 0 0 2,9 Note, 5 Feet =1 Pace. 1056 Paces=1 Miie. | The Cab,

Miles.

Paces.

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A TABLE OF

WEIGHTS AND MONE Y.

Lb.

Oz.

Gr.

WEIGHTS.

MONEY.

£. s. d. A Shekel of Gold,

1/16 5,1 A Talent of Gold,

5464 58,61 A Shekel, 0 0 9 2,6 Golden Daric or Dram,

1 1 10,3 The Maneh, 60 Shek, 2 3 6 10,3 A Talent,

3000 11310
1 10,3

d. f. Piece of Silv. (Drachm)

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7 MONEY.

£. s. d. Trib. Mon. (Didrachm) |2 Drac. 1 A Shekel, 0 2 3,3 Piece of Silv. (Stater) 4

2 7 o The Bekah, half Shek. 11 1,7 Pound (Mina)

100 64 71 0 The Zuza, 41h 0 6,8 Penny (Denarius)

7 3 The Gerah, 20th

0 1,4 Farthing (Assarium) 20th Den. o 이 1,5) Maneh or Mina, 50 5 13 10 Farthing (Quadrans) 40th

o o 0,81 A Talent, 3000 341 1104,3 Mite,

80th Note, Silver is here reckoned at 5s. Gold at 4l. per Oz.

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November. 9 Chisleu.

December.

December. 10 Tebeth.

January

January. 11 Shebat.

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Ist day,

Sunday. 2d day,

Monday. 3d day,

Tuesday. 4th day, Wednesday. 5th day,

Thursday. 6th day,

Friday, 7th, or Sabbath, Suturdey.

February.

February 12 Adar.

March. 13 Veader, intercalary.

Tisri, or Ethanim.

October.

8 Marchesvan, s October.

or Bul. November.

Hours of the Day.

Watches.

The 1st watch, from sun-set to The day, reckoning from sun

the 3d hour of the night. rise, and the night, from The 2d, or middle watch, sun-set, were each divided from the 3d hour to the 6th. into 12 equal parts, called The Sd watch, or cock-crowThe 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, &c. ing, from the 6th to the 9th. Hours,

The 4th, or morning watch,

from the 9th hour to sun-rise.

An Inder

TO

THE NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY.

The year

before CHRIST 6. Luke, i.

The angel Gabriel appears to Zachary the priest, 11, as he is offering incense in the temple, telling him,

that a son shall be born unto him, whom he shall call John; who also shall be a Nazarite, and the fore

runner of the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elias. 5. 26, In the sixth month after Jobu was conceived, the

same angel Gabriel is sent by God to Nazareth in Galilee, to the inost blessed Virgin Mary (espoused to Joseph, a person of the house and lineage of David): the angel declares unto her that she shall conceive, by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, and bring

forth a son, and call his name Jesus. 4. 57. John the Baptist boru six months before Christ.

THE SEVENTH AGE OF THE WORLD. Luke, ii. Christ our Lord and Saviour, in the fuluess of time, 6, is born of the blessed Virgin Mary at Bethlehem, and

laid in a manger. 21. On the eighth day after his nativity, he is circum

cised, aud uamed Jesus. Mat. ii. The wise men of the east bring presents to the 1, 12, new-born King of the Jews, 14,

Joseph flies into Egypt with the child Jesus, and Mary his mother.

Herod commands the infants in and about Beth

lehem to be slain. 3. 20. Herod dieth, and his son Archelaus is by Cæsar

Jos. Ant. made tetrarch of Judea ; other dominions, which be-
1.17.c.10. longed to Herod, are divided among
Mat. ii. Christ, by God's appointment, is brought back out
21, 23. of Egypt into Nazareih.

16,

his sons.

CS Rust Lake, i.

The First Year of the vulgar Christian Era begets
The Year

here.
after

By gecasion of the Passover our Lord yves ro
8.
46. with his parents to Jerusalen, and there disputes with

the doctors in the temple.
14.

1

Atyistus dies, and Tiberius sueceeds hin.

Josephus, called Caiaphas, is made bigh-priest of
the Jews by the favour of Valerius Gratus, the Ro

man governor.
26. Jos. Ant. Towards the end of this year, Pontius Pilate is
1.18. e. 3. sent to be procurator of Judea, in the place of Vale-

rius Gratus.
27. Mat. i. 1. John the Baptist begins to preach and to baptize is

Mark, i 2 the desert of Judea, thereby preparing the way of
Lake,ii.3. the Lord, and doing his endeavour that Christ's

coming after him may be made known unto Israel.
John, i. 7. Cato Joha God gives a siga whereby be may know
Isa sli. I. the Lord's Christ, that upon whom he shall see the

Spirit descending and remainiag on him, the same is

he which shall baptize with the Holy Ghost.
Mat.ü.13. Jesas entering upon the thirtieth year of his age,
Mark, i.9. comes from Galilee to Jordan, and is baptized of Joho,
Lake, m., at which time a most illustrious manifestation is inade
22. of the blessed Trinity; for the Sou of God ascending

out of the water, and praying, the heavens are open-
ed, and the Spirit of Gori, in the shape of a dove, de-
scends upon bim; and the voice of the Father is
beard from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son

in whom I am well pleased.
Joho, i. Joho sees it, and bears record that this is the Sou

of God.
Mat iv.l.

Jesus, full of the Holy Ghost, returns from Jordan,
Mark, i. and is led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where he

12 fasteti forty days and forty nights, and is tempted by
Luke,iv.1, the devil.

14. After this, our Lord returns into Galilee.
John, i. John gives testimony to our Saviour, passing by
35, 47. him: Andrew, Peter, Philip, and Nathanael, acknow-

ledge bim to be the Messias, and become his dis

ciples.
ii. I, Christ, at a marriage in Cana of Galilee, turueth

water into wine; this was his first miracle,

34.

30.

The First Passorer of Christ's public Ministry,
from which the first Year of the Seventieth and
last of Daniel's Werks begins: In which the
covenant is confirmed with many, Dan. ix, 27.
compared with Mat. xxvi. 28.

Jesus cometh to Jerusalem at the time of the Pass.
over, and, entering into the temple, scourgeth out
those that bought and sold there : the Jews require a
sign of bis authority. Christ bids them destroy that

13.

The Year

The Seventh Age of the World. after CHRIST 30. John,ii.13. temple (understanding the temple of his body), and in

three days be will raise it np. Mat. xiv. Herod the tetrarch casteth John the Baptist into

3. prison for reprehending his incest with his brother Mark, vi. Philip's wife, and other evils done by him.

17.

31.

v. 27.

Luke, iji.

19. John, iv. Christ discovers himself to the woman of Samaria.

7, 42, Luke, iv. He goes throughout all Galilee, teaching in the 43.

synagogues, and working miracles.

Matthew called to be a disciple.
The Second Passover of Christ's Ministry, John,

v. 1, compared with iv. 3, 5, from which the
Second Year of the Seventieth Week of Daniel

begins. John, v. Jesus comes up to Jerusalem at the time of the 1.

feast, and heals on the sabbath-day a man that had
an infirmity thirty-eight years, lying at the pool of
Bethesada. He makes a most divine apology to the
Jews that sought to kill him, because he said that

God was his Father.
Luke, vi.

Christ, out of the multitude of his disciples, chooseth 13.

twelve, whom he calleth apostles ; namely, Peter, Mat.v. vi. Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, vii.

Thomas, James the son of Alpheus, Simon called Luke, vi. Zelote, Judas the brother of James, aud Judas Iscariot. 20. ix. 1. Tothese our Saviour chiefly directs his discourse in that Mark,vi.7 glorious, full, and admirable sermon on the mount. Mat. 8. 1. Jesus sends his twelve apostles by two and two to

preach, and heal the sick. xiv. 9.

John the Baptist is beheaded in prison, by Herod's

command. Mat. xiv. Jesus feeds five thousand men, besides women and

15. children, with five barley loaves, and two little fishes. Mark, vii. He refuses to be made a king.

35. Luke, ix.

12. John, vi. 1, 15.

The Third Passover of Christ's Ministry, John,

vi. 4, from which the Third Year of the Seven.

tieth Week of Daniel begins. Mat.xvii.1 Jesus is trausfigured on the mount : Moses and Mark,ix.1. Elias are seen to talk with him; and a voice from Luke, ix. heaven is heard a second time, saying, This is my

28. beloved Son; hear him.

32.

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