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COURSE OF LECTURES

ON THE FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OF THE

HOLY SCRIPTURE,

AND THE
' Interpretation of it from the Scripture itself.

DELIVERED IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF
N A Y L AND IN SUFFOLK,

IN THE YEAR 1786;

TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
FOUR LECTURES ON THE RELATION BETWEEN THE
OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,

AS IT IS SĖT FORTH IN
THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS.

ALSO, .: A SINGLE LECTURE ON THE :: NATURAL EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY;

LECTURES O

CHE R ELATION

ETWEI N THE

DELIVERED AS A SER MON ON MR. FAIRCHILD'S FOUNDA-
TION, AT THE CHURCH OF ST. LEONARD, SHOREDITCH,

On the Tuesday in Whitsun Week, 1787.

By WILLIAM JONES, M. A. F.R.S.

Author of the Catholic Doctrine of the Trinity, &c.

SECOND EDITIO N.

İ ONDON:
Printed for G, G. J. and J. ROBINSON, Pater-noster Row.

M DCC LXXXIX,

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L E C T U RE I

THE

:

INTRODUCTION:

IN WHICH IT IS SHEWN, HOW THE LANGUAGE

OF THE SCRIPTURE DIFFERS FROM THAT
OF OTHER BOOKS; AND WHENCE ITS OBSCU-
RITY ARISES. .

Ü HEN the maker of the world be- LECT

comes an author, his word must w
be as perfect as his work: the glory of
his wisdom must be declared by the one
as evidently as the glory of his power is
by the other: and if nature repays the
philosopher for his experiments, the scrip-
ture can never disappoint those who are
properly exercised in the study of it.

The world which God hath made is open to every eye; but to look upon the

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