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DISSERTATIONS



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HARMONY OF THE GOSPELS.

BY

EDWARD ^RESWELL, B. D.

FELLOW OF CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, OXFORD.



SECOND EDITION,
IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. III.



OXFORD,
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

MDCCCXXXVII.



THE CONTENTS

OF

THE THIRD VOLUME.



DISSERTATION XXXIV.
On the notices of time supplied by Luke xii i — 25

Anachronism involved in the place sometimes assigned to this
chapter — 111 consequences of it — Virtue of Christian watchful-
ness 1 — 3

Particulars of this chapter belong to the same point of time — Divi-
sions of it, which supply notices of time — Address of our Lord to
the disciples — Perceptible difference between the language now
employed, and on a former occasion — Apostrophe to our Lord's
future sufferings — Ba7rrioyza and /3a7rTi£v — Vicarious baptism — The war and the fire, which our
Lord came to cause upon earth — The hour of our Lord — Para-
phrase of his words generally — Comparison with his language in
St. John 3 — 1 1

Address of our Lord to the multitude — Reference to the demand of
a sign — Reasoning of our Lord in refusal of that demand — Differ-
ence between his language now, and in St. Matthew — Time or
season of the Messiah in general — Last time or season of the Mes-
siah in particular 1 1 — 1 2

Illustrations employed by our Lord — Season of rain and fair wea-
ther in Judaea — First rain and latter rain — Harvest in Judaea —
AvofjLevTjs UXeiddos, as used by Josephus of the vernal rains — Date of
the nXetddcov dvais — Similar language of^Eschylus — Time of the
year of the capture of Troy — Annual inundations of the Jordan —
Duration of the dry season — Inauguration of Saul — Dearth in the
time of Elijah — Menander, theTyrian historian — Rizpah, daughter
of Aiah — Recurrence of the autumnal rains — C H vecpeXr), or the

cloud 1 3 — 1 8

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vi THE CONTENTS.

South winds in Judsea, hot and parching—Winds through the year,
north and south— The south wind, a fair wind— Acvk6votos — The
south wind, Etesian— South winds, the winter winds — Lucretius'
description of the seasons — South winds, blowing in the spring
quarter— Ornithise or Chelidoniee— Capture of Masada— Caravans
from Egypt to India, and back — South winds in Egypt, in April
and May — Murmuring of the Israelites at Taberah — Scene on the
Lake of Galilee — Heats in harvest, in Judaea 18 — 23

General conclusion from the above premises — The present, the last
or concluding season of the Messiah's ministry on earth . . 23 — 24

Confirmed by the address to the people — Nature of the reasoning em-
ployed — Power of the creditor over the person of the debtor — Ap-
plication of the supposed state of the case, to our Lord and the
Jews of the time 2 4 — 2 5

DISSERTATION XXXV.

On the incident relatingto the Galileans, Luke xiii. 1-9. . . . 26-37

Idiom of St. Luke, iv avra t



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