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The garden of Eden is often mentioned by name, with its pleasures and delights, Isai. li. 3. Ezek. xxviii. 13, and xxxi. 8, 9. 16. 18, and xxxvi. 35, and Joel ii. 3.
Adam's violating the covenant, is referred to, Hos. vi. 7.
The curse denounced against Adam, that as he was dust, so unto dust he should return, is referred to, Eccles. xii. 7.
The curse denounced on the serpent, that he should eat dust all the days of his life, is referred to, Isai. Ixv. 25, Mic. vii. 17.
Mention is made of the flood of waters that stood above the mountains, and God's rebuking and removing the flood, Psalm civ, 6, 7.
Noah's name is mentioned, and his righteousness before God, and great acceptance with him, referred to, Isai. liv. 9, and Ezek. xiv. 14. 20.
The waters of Noah's flood, and their going over the earth, and God's covenant with Noah, that he would no more destroy the earth with a flood, are mentioned, Isai. liv. 9.
Many of the names of the descendants of Noab that we have an account of in Gen. X., are mentioned in other parts of the Old Testament, and some of them very often, and every where in an agreeableness with the account we have of them there ; Ps. lxxviii. 51, and cv. 23. 27, and cvi. 22, and lxxxiii. 8. Isai. xi. 11, and xxiii. 1, 2. 12, 13. Jer. ii. 10, and xxv. 20—25, and xlix. 34–39. Ezek. xxvii. 5-15, and ver. 20—25, chap. xxx. 45, and xxxii. 24. 26, and xxxviii. 2–5, 6. 13. Micah v. 6, and in many other places.
The names of others also that we have an account of as heads of nations in the history of the Pentateuch before Moses's birth, beside the patriarchs of the Jewish nation, are frequently mentioned, Ps. lxxxiii. 6, 7. Isai. xi. 14, 15. Isai. Ix. 6, 7. Jer. ii. 10. Jer. xxv. 20. 25. Jer. xlix. throughout, and in many other places, all is in agreeableness to the history of the Pentateuch. The Philistines coming forth out of Caphtor, Amos ix. 7. Jer. xlvii. 4, compared with Genesis x. 14, and Deut. ii. 23.
The name Babel is often mentioned. There is particular mention of the ancestors of the Jews dwelling on the other side of the river Euphrates , and particularly Terah the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor, Josh. xxiv.
Abraham being brought from thence of God, from the East, from the other side of the river, his coming at the call of God, and being led by him into the land of Canaan, Josh. xxiv. 3. Isai. xli. 2.
His being called with Sarah his wife, Is. li. 1, 2.
God's leading Abraham throughout the land of Capaan, Josh. xxiv. 3, agreeable to Gen. xii. 6, and xiii. 17.
God's blessing Abraham is mentioned Isai. li. 1, 2.
Abraham is spoken of as a righteous man, and God's servant and friend, Iasi. xli. 2, and verse 8, Ps. cv. 42.
God's entering into covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, promising them the land of Canaan, Ps. cv. 8, 9, 10, 11. Ps.
The church of God in the families of those patriarchs, being very small, and their being strangers and sojourners in the land of Canaan, and their going from one nation to another, and from one kingdom to another people, and God's wonderfully restraining men from hurting them, and his reproving kings for their sakes, and God's calling them prophets, Ps. cv. 12–15.
God's giving Abraham an easy conquest over great kings and rulers of the principal nations of the world, as in Gen. xiv. 14, &c. is mentioned in Isai. xli. 2, 3.
Melchizedeck is mentioned by name as being a great priest of the true God, and both a king and a priest, Ps. cx. 4.
God's fixing the border of the seed of Abraham at the river Euphrates, as the history of the Pentateuch informs us that God did in his promise to Abraham, Gen. xv. 18. and afterwards from time to time to the Israelites, is referred to 2 Sam. viii 3.
The great plentifulness of the land of Sodom is spoken of, Ezek. xvi. 49.
The great wickedness of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah, Ezek. xvi. 46–56. Isai. i. 10.
Their being guilty of notorious uncleanness, Ezek. xvi. 50. i Kings xiy. 24, and xv. 12, and xxii. 46. 2. Kings xxiii. 7.
Their being of a very proud and haughty spirit, Ezek. xvi. 49, 50, agreenble to Gen. xv. 9.
Their being very open and barefaced, and shameless in their wickedness, Isai. iii. 9.
Their being overthrown with a very great and terrible, and utter destruction, Isai. j. 9, and xiii. 19. Jer. xlix. 18
Their being the subjects of sudden destruction, Lam. iv. 6.
Their being overthrown with perpetual and everlasting deso. lation, without ever being rebuilt, or inhabited any more, Isai. xlix. 18, and I. 40. Ezek. xvi. 53. 55. Zeph. ii. 9.
Their being overthrown together with neighbouring cities, Jer. xlix. 18, and l. 40.
The birth of Isaac, as a special gift of God to Abraham, Josh. xxiv. 3.
The birth of Jacob and Esau, the sons of Isaac, by a special gist of God, Josh. xxiv. 4.
Esau is mentioned under the names of both Esau and Edom, as Jacob's brother, in the book of Obadial, and often elsewhere.
Jacob's taking hold of Esau's heel when they were born, is mentioned, Hosea xii. 3.
Jacob's being preferred before his brother by God's election, Ps. cv. 6. Isai xli. 8. Mal. i. 2, 3.
God's appearing to Jacob at Bethel, Hosea xii. 4.
Jacob's fleeing into the country of Syria, and there serving for a wife, and particularly his serving there in doing the business of a shepherd, or keeping sheep, Hosea xii. 12.
The two wives of Jacob, Rachel and Leah, are mentioned as those that did build the house of Israel, Ruth iv. 11.
Jacob by his strength having power with God, and having power over the angel, Hos. xii. 3, 4.
The names of the twelve sons of Jacob are mentioned in Ezek. xlviii. and very often elsewhere.
Esau's having mount Seir given to him, Josh. xxiv. 4, agreeably to Gen. xxvi. 8.
And the name of Ishmael, and his posterity, and of the sons of Abraham by Keturah, and the sons of Lot, and the sons of Esau, are often mentioned, agreeably to the account we have of them in Genesis.
Joseph's being sold into Egypt, and being a servant ther., Ps. cv. 17.
Joseph's being by Providence sold into Egypt before the house of Israel, to preserve life, Ps. cv. 16, 17, agreeable to Gen. xlv. 5, and l. 20.
Tamar's bearing Pharez to Judah, Ruth iv. 12.
Joseph's being bound in prison in Egypt, Ps. cv. 18, as Gen. Xxxix, 2.
Joseph's having divine revelations in prison, and his thereby foretelling future events, and those predictions coming to pass, and that being the occasion of Pharaoh's taking him out of prison and setting him at liberty, Ps. cv. 19, 20.
And Joseph being upon this exalted over all the land of Egypt, and being made Lord of Pharaoh's house, and ruler of his substance, and being next to the king himself in power and dignity, and being Pharaoh's vicegerent, and so having power and authority over all the princes and nobles of Egypt, Ps. cv. 21, 22.
The famine that was at that time in the land of Canaan, that obliged Israel and his family to seek elsewhere for bread, is mentioned, Ps. cv. 16.
Jacob's going down into Egypt with his family, Josb. xxiv, 7. 1 Sam. xii. 3, and Ps. cv. 24.
Their multiplying exceedingly in Egypt, till they were become more and mightier than the Egyptians, and the Egyptians dealing subtilly with them to diminish them, Ps. cv. 24, 35, agreeable to Exod. i. 9, 10.
The Egyptians first loving the Israelites, and then afterwards being turned to hate them, Ps. cv. 25.
Their being slaves in Egypt, Mic. vi. 4, Jer. ii. 20, Judg. vi. 8.
The cruelty of their bondage, its being as it were an iron furnace, (as it is called Deul. iv. 20,) is mentioned i Kings viii. 51, Jer. xi. 4, and Judg. vi. 9.
The particular kind of their service in handling pots wherein they carried their mortar, and working in furnaces, in which they burnt their brick, is referred to 1 Kings viii. 51, and Jer. xi. 4, and Ps. Ixviii. 13, and lxxxi. 6.
God's taking notice of their cruel bondage and great affliction with compassion, and a fellow-feeling of their calamity, Isai. lxiü. 9, agreeably to Exod. ii. 23, 24, 25, and chap. iii. 7. 9. 16.
God's making known himself to them in Egypt, Ezek. xx. 5, agreeable to Exod. iii. 1-6, and ver. 13-16. 29, 30, 31, and chap. vi. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
God's making himself known to them by the name of the Jehovah your God. Ezek. xx. 5, agreeable to Exod. vi. 2, 3. 6, especially verse 7.
God's promising and securing to them in Egypt to bring them forth out of the land of Egypt into a land flowing with milk and honey. Ezek. xx. 6, agreeable to Exod. iii. 8. 10. 12. 14. 17, and chap. vi. 2–6, where we have an account of his swearing by his great name JEHOVAH, and I AM THAT I AM.
God's making use of Moses, a great prophet, as the main instrument of bringing the people out of Egppt, &c. Isai. Ixiji. 11, 12. Hos. xi. 13.
Aaron's being joined with Moses in this affair. Josh. xxiv. 5. 1 Sam. xii. 6, 7, 8. Ps. Ixxvii. 20, and cv. 26. Miriam's also being joined, Micah vi. 4.
God's working very great wonders for his people in the time of Moses and Aaron, Ps. Ixxvii. 11, 12, 13, 14.
His working great wonders in Egypt, Ps. Ixxviii. 12. 43, and Ixxxi. 5, and cv. 27, and cxxxv. 9, and cvi. 9. Josh. xxiv. 5. Great tokens and wonders upon Pharaoh and all his servants, Ps. cxxxy. 9.
God's redeeming the people out of Egypt, Judg. vi. 8, 9, and xi. 16. 1 Sam. xii. 6, 7, 8. Ps. Ixxxi. 10, and Ixxiv. 2, and Ixxvij. 15, and lxxvii. 42, and cxiv. 1, and cxi. 9. Jer. ii. 6. 20, and xi. 4. 1 Kings viii. 51. Jer. xvi. 4. Ezek. xx. 10. Hos. xii. 13. Amos ix. 7. Micah vi. 4, and many other places.
God's turning the rivers and pools of Egypt into blood, so that the Egyptians could not drink the waters, and also thereby killing their fish, Ps. Ixxviii. 44, and cv. 29.
The land's bringing forth frogs in abundance, to fill even the chambers of Pharaoh, Ps. Ixxviii. 45, and cv. 31. VOL. IX.
The plague of lice is mentioned, Ps. cv. 31.
The plague of the divers sorts of flies, Ps. cv. 31, and lxxviii. 45.
God's sending hail, and thunder, and lightning, and flaming fire with hail, to the breaking of the trees of the field, and destroying thair cattle, Ps. Ixxviii. 47, 48, and cv. 32, agreeably to Exod. ix. 22, &c.
God's sending locusts to eat up all the growth of the field, Ps. Ixxviii. 46, and cv. 34, 35.
The plague of darkness, Ps. cv. 29.
God's smiting and destroying all the first born of Egypt with the pestilence, the first born, both of men and beasts, Ps. Ixxviii. 50, 51, and cv. 36, and cxxxv. 8, and cxxxvi. 10.
The children of Israel's going out of Egypt upon this last plague, Ps. Ixxviii. 52, and cxxxvi. 11. Josh. xxiv. 5.
Their going out with silver and with gold, Psa. cv. 37.
The Egyptians' being glad to be rid of them, Ps. cv. 38, agreeably to Exod. xii. 33.
Their being brought out with a strong hand, and an outstretched arm, Ps. cxxxvi. 12.
Their being led by a pillar of cloud by day, and a pillar of fire to give them light by night, Ps. Ixxviii. 14, and cv. 39. Isai. iv. 5.
Their being led into the wilderness, Ps. Ixviii. 7, and lxxviii. 40. 52, and xcv. 8, and cvi. 9. 14, and cxxxvi. 16. Jer. ii. 2. 6. Ezek. XX. 10. Judg. ix. 16.
The people going to the Red sea, Judg. ix. 6.
The Egyptians pursuing after the people with chariots and horsemen unto the Red sea, Josh. xxiv. 6.
The people crying unto the Lord at the Red sea, Josh. xxiv. 7.
The perverseness of that generation, Ps. cvi. 6, 7, xcv. 8, and lxxviii. 8, &c. Isai. Ixiii. 10. Ps. Ixxxi. 11.
Their provoking God at the Red sea, Ps. cvi. 7, agreeable to Exod. xiv. 11, 12.
God's putting darkness between Israel and the Egyptians, Josh. xxiv. 7.
Gud's dividing the Red sea, and causing the people to pass through, and causing the waters to stand as an heap ; his turning the sea into dry land, so that the people went through on foot dry shod, Ps. lxxviii. 13, Ixvi. 6, and Ixxiv. 13, Ixxvii. 16. 19, 20, cxiv. 3, 4, cxxxvi. 13, 14, cvi. 8, 9. Isai. x. 26, li. 10, Ixiii. 11, 12, 13. Hab. iii. 8-10. 15. Ps. Ixxvii. 10–20.
God's destroying Pharaoh and his hosts, his chariots and his horses by the Red sea, by bringing the waters upon them to cover them, so that there was not one of them left, Ps. Ixxiv. 13, 14, lxxvi. 5, 6, lxxviii. 53, cxxxvi. 15, cvi. 10, 11, Isai. x. 26, li. 9, 10, and Josh. xxiv. 7.