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mentioned, 151—obstinate offenders scribed, 59-temple tribute money, ex-
proclaimed in the synagogue, 262—the plained, 251-officers who collected this
chief seat in a synagogue, described, money, noticed, ib.--in what respect
326—in them any Jew might publicly Christ is the Lord of the temple, 176–
teach, by permission of the ruler, ib.- the voluntary character of this tax,
our Saviour reads in the synagogue at

stated, 251, 252 -- the reason why
Nazareth, 577—who might read and Christ pleaded exemption therefroin,
expound the law and prophets there, 252—distinction between the words

lepov and vaos, explained, 298–Christ's
Syro Phænicia, where situated, 223— visit to the temple, in order to its

why its inhabitants are called Canaan- purification, 298–300-in what part of
ites, ib.

the temple the traders sold their mer-

chandise, noticed, 299, 502—by whom

the custom of making this place one of

traffic was introduced, 299—in what
Tabernacles, a custom of the Jews at the respect the temple merited the appella-
feast of, noticed, 298

tion, a den of thieves,” ib.-in what
Tacitus, his praise of the temple of Herod, the wickedness of this practice con-

noticed, 339—reproaches the Jews on sisted, ib.--reason why the Pharisees
their exclusive and churlish spirit considered an oath made by the gold
towards their neighbours, 624

of the temple specially binding, 330—
Talents, of silver, 265, 362—and gold, the temple, as enlarged by Ilerod, de-

estimated, 265---parable of the talent, scribed, 338—why the building must
considered, 361-367—the close con- needs be destroyed, 339—by whom the
nexion of this parable with Christ's

Roman standards were planted therein,
coming to judge the world, 367

345—to speak against the temple, con-
Tares, sown among the wheat, described, sidered by the Jews a capital offence,

198—when they bore most resemblance 404---rending of the veil of the temple,
to the wheat, 199

the second great prodigy wbich accom-
Turgumista, an officer of the synagogue, panied the crucifixion, 429—the pre-
whose business it was to interpret the

cise time this phenomenon occurred,
Hebrew text into the dialect of the ib.—adduced as proof of the credibility
Jews, 156

of Matthew's narrative, ib.-a descrip-
Taste of death, a Hebrew phrase, ex-

tion of this veil, ib.-of what this pro-
plained, 242

digy was emblematical, 429, 430—kind
Teachers, among the Jews, were of stones with which the temple was

customed to sit when they taught built, 509—the typical rite of burning
the people, 67, 190—testimony of incense in the temple, noticed, 537 —
Maimonides, 67-Christ followed this the first visit of our Lord to the tem.
custom when he delivered the sermon ple, noticed, 560—his conversing in
on the mount, ib.--false teachers com- the temple with the doctors, considered,
pared to idle shepherds, 143—the 567, 568
phrase, “ Teach all nations,” consi- Tempt, to tempt God, import of the term,
dered, 440--the difference between 60—when applied to Christ, signified,
teaching in order to knowledge and to put his wisdom and his claims to
faith, and to train up to practical holi- the Messiahship to the test, 227, 623
ness and heaven, noticed, 441

Temptation of Christ, the peculiar cir-
Teaching, a symbolical method of, com- cumstances attending this transaction,

mon among the prophets, and followed noticed, 55, 446-various conjectures
by our Lord, 254

concerning the wilderness, the scene of
Tektwv, described, 206

the temptation, alluded to, 56, 446—
Telwval, “ publicans," described, 91, 305 the design of this event, 56—the no-
Temple of Jerusalem, the pinnacle, de- tion, that it was transacted in a vision.



refuted, 57—the object of the tempter, glorification and entrance on the medi.
in the first temptation, 58—what evil atorial kingdom, than of his coming to
would have accrued, had our Lord judge the world, ib.—the phrase, “ sit
commanded the stones to be made upon twelve thrones,” explained, ib.-
bread, 59—design of the second tempt- the phrase, “throne of his glory," con-
ation, 60—and of the third, 61

sidered, 368
Temptations, dangerous consequences of Oupos, explained, 685

the denial of the doctrine of tempta. Ti potw, explained, 135
tion, from the influence of invisible Tillotson, Archbishop, quoted, on the
beings, 56, 57—are generally suited to promise of the Holy Ghost, 631
the existing circumstances of those who Time, Jewish mode of computing, illus-
are tempted, 58—the folly of persons trated, 186, 211, 213, 282, 283, 354–
placing themselves in situations of the discrepancy in the account of Mat-
moral danger, without the authority of thew and Luke, respecting the day of
divine warrant, 60—the term

the transfiguration, reconciled, 243—
times used for great and overwhelming the phrase, “My time is at hand,” ex-
trials, 101

plained, 381-meaning of the phrase,
Tertullian, his notion, respecting the de- “ The time is fulfilled,” 446

scent of the Holy Ghost upon Christ, Tithe, what was set apart for the priests,
referred to, 54—on the phrase of our 331—the fastidious affectation of the
Lord, to save life and to lose it, 160— Pharisees on this subject, noticed, ib.
his testimony to the authenticity and Title, upon the cross of Christ, consider.

genuineness of St. Luke's Gospel, 531 ed, 425
Testament, New, on the title of the, 3, 4 Tittle, the slight mark at the angle of
Testimony, nature of that which was some of the Hebrew letters, 78

given, by the first preachers of the Tote, explained, 53, 55, 376
gospel, to the truth of their religion, Towers, use of those erected in the Jew.
by their sufferings, 151

ish vineyards, stated, 306
Tetrarch, a sovereign prince, described, Townson, Dr., quoted, on the parables of

our Lord, 191
Thanksgiving, every act of, must be pre- son, explained, 75
sented through Christ, 662

Traditions, of the elders, considered by
Theophilus, conjectures respecting him, the Pharisees equal in authority with
noticed, 535

the law of God, 48—the moral law ren-
Theophylact, quoted, 277—on our Lord dered void by tradition, 79-examples
riding on the colt, 297

in illustration thereof, 79, 217-testi-
Things new and old," a Jewish phrase, mony of Maimonides, on this subject,
explained, 205—alluding to ministers, ib.-influence of these traditions upon
it refers to that fulness of knowledge the teachers of corrupt Christian
which they should possess, on the churches, 80—are not to be pleaded
great subjects of their ministry, 206— against the exercise of mercy, 136–
new things, not novelties in their kind, origin of traditions, 217-were gradu-

ally raised above their original charac-
Thorns, a common name for all prickly ter, ib.—the mystical cabbala, describ-

shrubs, briers, weeds, &c., 117, 192, ed, ib.-tradition stripped of that au-
422—Hasselquist's and Bishop Pearce's thority which the Pharisees had fabu-
observations on the thorn which com- lously ascribed to it, 218—the folly and
posed the crown placed by the soldiers absurdity of traditional distinctions,
on the head of the Saviour, 422

noticed, 220
Thrashing-floor, a, of the east, described, Transfiguration, meaning of the terzn, 243

-where the transfiguration of Christ
Throne, Christ sitting “ upon the throne took place, 243, 244—the necessity of

of his glory,” 280--not less true of his witnesses, and who they were, ib.


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ends to be answered by this solemn Unclean animals, dogs and swine con-
and glorious event, 245–247

sidered as such, 111
Transubstantiation, a refutation of this Unrighteousness, and Ungodliness, terms

doctrine, by our Lord, 375–proved to which express all possible human of-
be an absurd and monstrous fiction, fences, 669—the phrase,

“ hold the
385, 386—the phrase,

“ This is my

truth in unrighteousness," explained,
body,” explained, 386

ib.—sometimes denotes injustice, 678
TpaTešitai, described, 366

Trayel, explained, 382
Trees, fruitless and fruitful trees, a com- Trapxovta, explained, 362

mon metaphor, expressive of good and TTOO.Kos, explained, 699

bad men, 50
Tribes, the twelve tribes, what is mean:

by, 280——the coming of Christ not de-

pendent upon their restoration, ib. Veil, rending of the, in the temple, the
Tpboxos, explained, 117

second prodigy which attended the
Tribute, the nature of the tribute paid by crucifixion, 429—the precise time this

the Jews to the Romans, 314—the pro- phenomenon occurred, ib.-a descrip-
bable result of our Lord's sanctioning tion of the veil, ib.—adduced as proof
or disapproving of this tax, considered, of Matthew's veracity, ib.—of what
ib.—the coin, described, which was the prodigy was emblematical, 429,
paid by the Jews as tribute, ib.—the 430
answer of our Lord to the question of Vicarious sufferings of Christ, considered,
the lawfulness of tribute, considered, in their nature and extent, 127, 128,
314-316—the principle on which tri- 288, 397, 398—testimony of the Jew-
bute is exacted, 315-nature of that ish writers, on this subject, 128-as
tribute which belongs to Almighty Christ was the man, the fellow of
God, 316

Jehovah, his sufferings must be vica-
Trinity, perfect agreement in the persons rious and voluntary, 392—the peculiar

of, respecting the laws by which the and unparalleled mental sufferings
rewards of heaven will be distributed, which our Lord endured, considered,
290—baptism, a standing testimony to 396—merit of the sufferings of Christ,
the doctrine of, 441-the doctrine of not to be estimated by the quantum, but
the Trinity, stated, ib.

by the dignity and glory of the Suf-
Trumpets, used by the Jews, to collect ferer, 397—suffering of Christ only

the people on public occasions, 92— accounted for on the supposition of a
doubted, whether Jews sounded them vicarious and atoning death, 428—the
when they gave alms, 93—Persian der- painful anxiety and anticipation of
vises blew trumpets, in honour of those Christ, respecting his sufferings, ac-

who bestowed alms upon them, ib. counted for, 615
Type, difference between type and pro- Vinegar, sharp common wine, so called

phecy, 38— fulfilment of the type, on account of its acidity, used by the
“Out of Egypt have I called my Son," Romans, 424—nature of that presented
ib.-Israel after the flesh, typical of the to our Lord, 424, 428
Israel of God, 39—Israel spoken of as Vineyard, spiritual meaning of the term,
God's son, or first-born, typical of the 306-use of the towers which were
Son, the first-born, of God, the Mes- built in them, ib.-rent of, anciently
siah, ib.

paid in produce, ib.
Tyre and Sidon, description of the cities Vipers, a generation of, a term applied to
of, 169

Pharisees and Sadducees, denoting

their subtle and malignant disposition,

49, 334—the worship of the serpent,

noticed, 675
Teplotas, explained, 678

Virgins, parable of the ten, illustrated,

357, 360—to what the parable legiti- adopted, 214-a Roman watch, de-
mately applies, 357 - the mystical scribed, 435—the fear of this guard
meaning of this parable, considered, when Jesus rose from the dead, 438
358, 360-connexion of this parable Watchfulness, enforced by our Lord, by
with the second coming of Christ, a familiar and striking similitude, 354,

355—true watchfulness, consists in a
Vocatores, described, 309

steady regard to the certainty of

Christ's coming, and a suitable prepa-

ration for it, 361-prayer, intimately

connected with it, 398—no apology
Wagging the head, an usual mark of was given by our Lord for the drowsi.

malevolent derision and exultation, ness of the disciples, but motives for

425—the prophecy referring to this duty and diligence, 399—inculcated by
i act of reproach upon our Lord, noticed, allusions to nuptial festivities, 648,

Wake, Archbishop, on the petition, Water, importance of, in the east, 161–

“Give us this day our daily bread,” immersed in water, a metaphor to

express the rush of successive troubles,
Wakefield, Gilbert, admits the force of 289

Matt. xxv. 46, as decisive of the doc- Weather, great attention paid by the
trine of the eternity of the punishment Jews to the indications of the, 652—
of the wicked, 371

reproved by our Lord, for neglecting
War, difficult to prove from the New the evidences of his mission, 652, 653

Testament that strictly defensive na- Wedding garment, ideas entertained of
tional wars are unlawful, 401-nature the mystical signification of this gar-
of that war which our Lord is making ment, noticed, 312—its spiritual and
upon the kingdom of Satan, 620

only proper interpretation, practically
Ward, William, a quotation from his illustrated, 312, 313
“ History of the Hindoos,” 357

Weeks, Jewish method of computing,
Washing, of the hands, an important noticed, 436

subject with the Pharisees, 217, 635– Wetstein, quoted, on the love of God,
illustrated from the rabbinical writers, the natural consequent of remission of
217—figurative allusions to this cus- sins, 603
tom in the Old Testament, mentioned, Whale's belly, an unfortunate translation,
420—the question, whether Pilate in corrected, 186
this act followed a Jewish or Gentile Whitby, his interpretation of the parable
custom, considered, ib.-

prac- of the labourers in the vineyard, re-
tised by the Greeks and Romans, on futed, 287-his opinion respecting the
the commission of involuntary homi-

second invitation to the great supper,
cide, ib.—a symbol of purity, ib.- confuted, 310-a remark of his on the
manner in which the Pharisees fol- doctrine of transubstantiation, noticed,
lowed this custom, noticed, 478—the 375
reason why they were so strict in the Wicked, those who reject Christ and his
performance of this rite, ib.-washing doctrine, generally take up with the
the feet, preceded anointing, 601— a most absurd theories, 142—their sepa-
customary rite of hospitality among the ration from the righteous or the day
Arabs, ib.—the reason why our Lord of judgment, noticed, 368—affected by
did not sanction the practice followed the power of God, ib.-why designated
by the Pharisees in washing their by the epithet, "goats," ib. —reasons,
hands, by his own example, 635

stated for the public disowning of
Watch, the Jewish division of the night the wicked, 369—not punished solely

into watches, noticed, 213, 557, 649– because they have not abounded in
the Roman distribution of the night, works of mercy, ib.—these acts of

- was

mercy considered as marks of their

the crucifixion, mentioned and com-
practical character, ib.—their awful mended, 433—their affection for their
doom, described, 685

Lord, noticed, 434—they mourned at
Wilderness, of Judea, where situated, 43 the sepulchre of Jesus, and gave
-peculiarities of the wildernesses of another proof of their belief in his
Palestine, noticed, 445

innocence, ib.—assist in the embalm-
Wine, used by our Lord in the institution ing of our Saviour, 433, 436, 524—

of the eucharist, as emblematical of why the Jewish women were anxious
his blood, 388—was mingled with for a numerous offspring of children,
water by the Jews at the passover, by 541-girls received their names at the
the early Christians and the Romanists, time in which they were weaned, 550–
ib.—the phrase, “fruit of the vine," account of the woman who anointed
explained, 391-nature of the wine our Lord at the house of Simon the
which was given to criminals be- Pharisee, 601-unjustly confounded
fore their execution, 424—the supe- with Mary of Magdala, and Mary of
riority of old wine to new, a proverb Bethany, ib.-commendation of her
quoted by our Lord, spiritually consi- penitence and love, 602—Christ au-
dered, 589—what wine was considered thoritatively declares her sins forgiven,
old among the Jews, ib.

ib.-her love was not the cause of her
Winepress, described, 306

pardon, 603—the popish notion, that
Wisdom, our Lord's personification of, love is a meritorious source of forgive-

illustrated, 168—children of wisdom, ness, built upon this passage, contra-
who they are, 169—motives to main- dicted, ib.
tain a conduct corresponding with such

Word of God, honour put upon it, by our
a high designation, laid down, ib.- Saviour, in repelling the assaults of the
nature of that wisdom, by which the devil, 58-sufficient for every condition
original theology of the Gentiles was of man, ib.—whatever is settled by
corrupted, 671

the word of God admits of no appeal,
Wise man, our Saviour's description of a, 59—contains particular directions, or

general principles, applicable to any
Witnesses, how many required to establish given case connected with religious

a charge, 261—those required by our services, 220-importance of simple
Lord in any case of difference between conformity to the word of God, to ren-
brethren, were not to witness to the der acts of worship more impressive
fact of the injury, but to the charitable and influential, ib.—not only contains a
attempt at reconciliation by the offend- revelation of truth from God, but
ed party, 262—in what respect the authority as law, 236—why the gospel
gospel of Christ is the witness or testi- is emphatically termed, “the word,”
mony of God, 344-manner in which 451,534—the phrase, With what mea-
false witnesses were sought to secure sure ye mete it shall be measured to
the condemnation of Christ, 403

you,” a persuasive motive to serious
Wolves, “ravening wolves,” a term pro-

hearing of the word, 462-compared to
verbially applied to false teachers, and seed, 463—the blessedness of those
why, 117

who hear and keep the word, described,
Womb, “ Blessed is the womb that bare 633—-compared to fire by our Lord,

thee,” a common phrase among the and why, 651—which he came to send
Jews, explained, 632

upon the earth, ib.-termed “the ora-
Women, the sufferings of helpless females cles of God,” 693—the inspiration of,

and children, during the invasion of fully admitted by the Jews, ib.
Judea, noticed, 345—wine prepared by Words, idle words, reprehended by our
the women of Jerusalem to give to Lord, described, 185—words, as well as
those about to suffer death, described, actions, the subject of account at the
424—the women who were present at last day, ib.—by them, as far as they


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