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1839 edition. Excerpt: ...the way of illustration. IV. When the
sacred writers have made simple allusions to passages in the Old
Testament.3 In the following tables, the quotations are arranged
under each class, to which they appear respectively to belong. Some
of the references, perhaps, may be disputable; and in some, it is
possible that the author may be mistaken: but as they are the
result of a laborious and patient comparison of every prophecy or
citation, in classifying which he could have but little assistance,
he trusts he may be allowed to say, that he has exerted the best of
his judgment, and to indulge the hope that he has not misapplied
the quotations in any essential point. I. Of Quotations from the
Old Testament in the New, in which the tilings predicted are
literally accomplished. Direct prophecies are those which relate to
Christ and the Gospel, and to them alone, and which cannot be taken
in any other sense; and the Scripture is said to he fulfilled in
the literal sense, when that event which it foretells is
accomplished. The quotations from the Old Testament in the New,
which belong to this class, are both numerous and highly important.
Such are those which mention the calling of the Gentiles and the
everlasting king. doin of Messiah: such also is the 110th Psalm,
which, it has been well remarked, is as plain as a prophetic
description ought to be. It is applicable to Christ alone, and it
sets forth his exaltation, his royal dignity, his priestly office,
the propagation of his Gospel, the obedience of his subjects; the
destruction of his enemies, and of the Roman emperors who
persecuted his church.' I Scholia in Nov. Test. torn. i. p. 25. The
fourth class mentioned by Rosenmiiller, Gusset, and Wolfius, is as
follows: --When that which has, in the Old...
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