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A TABLE OF
Measures of Length.
Measures of Liquids.
9888 A Span, half Cub. 10 944 The Homer or Cor,
751 57,6 A Hand-breadth, 6th
3 648 The Bath,
7 4 15,2 A Finger,
1 2 2,5 A Fathom, 4) 7 3 552 The Log,
0 24,3 Ezekiel's Reed, 6 10 11 328 The Firkin (Metretes)
이 0 7 4,9 The Measuring Line, 80 145 11 040
Note, 29 solid inches
= a Pint, nearly. Measures of things dry.
The Homer, Sabbath day's jour. 2000 o 1729 The Lethech, half Hom. 4 0 0,8
10th The Eastern Mile,
ol 3 3,4 4000] 1 403 1
30th 0 1 1,1 Stadium or Furlong, 400 o 145 4,6 The Seah,
96000133 1724 Day's journey,
100th 이이 5,1
180th 0 0 2,9 Note, 5 Feet =1 Pace. 1056 Paces=1 Miie. | The Cab,
A TABLE OF
WEIGHTS AND MONE Y.
£. s. d. A Shekel of Gold,
1/16 5,1 A Talent of Gold,
5464 58,61 A Shekel, 0 0 9 2,6 Golden Daric or Dram,
1 1 10,3 The Maneh, 60 Shek, 2 3 6 10,3 A Talent,
d. f. Piece of Silv. (Drachm)
£. s. d. Trib. Mon. (Didrachm) |2 Drac. 1 A Shekel, 0 2 3,3 Piece of Silv. (Stater) 4
2 7 o The Bekah, half Shek. 11 1,7 Pound (Mina)
100 64 71 0 The Zuza, 41h 0 6,8 Penny (Denarius)
7 3 The Gerah, 20th
0 1,4 Farthing (Assarium) 20th Den. o 이 1,5) Maneh or Mina, 50 5 13 10 Farthing (Quadrans) 40th
o o 0,81 A Talent, 3000 341 1104,3 Mite,
80th Note, Silver is here reckoned at 5s. Gold at 4l. per Oz.
November. 9 Chisleu.
December. 10 Tebeth.
January. 11 Shebat.
Sunday. 2d day,
Monday. 3d day,
Tuesday. 4th day, Wednesday. 5th day,
Thursday. 6th day,
Friday, 7th, or Sabbath, Suturdey.
February 12 Adar.
March. 13 Veader, intercalary.
Tisri, or Ethanim.
8 Marchesvan, s October.
or Bul. November.
Hours of the Day.
The 1st watch, from sun-set to The day, reckoning from sun
the 3d hour of the night. rise, and the night, from The 2d, or middle watch, sun-set, were each divided from the 3d hour to the 6th. into 12 equal parts, called The Sd watch, or cock-crowThe 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, &c. ing, from the 6th to the 9th. Hours,
The 4th, or morning watch,
from the 9th hour to sun-rise.
THE NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY.
before CHRIST 6. Luke, i.
The angel Gabriel appears to Zachary the priest, 11, as he is offering incense in the temple, telling him,
that a son shall be born unto him, whom he shall call John; who also shall be a Nazarite, and the fore
runner of the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elias. 5. 26, In the sixth month after Jobu was conceived, the
same angel Gabriel is sent by God to Nazareth in Galilee, to the inost blessed Virgin Mary (espoused to Joseph, a person of the house and lineage of David): the angel declares unto her that she shall conceive, by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, and bring
forth a son, and call his name Jesus. 4. 57. John the Baptist boru six months before Christ.
THE SEVENTH AGE OF THE WORLD. Luke, ii. Christ our Lord and Saviour, in the fuluess of time, 6, is born of the blessed Virgin Mary at Bethlehem, and
laid in a manger. 21. On the eighth day after his nativity, he is circum
cised, aud uamed Jesus. Mat. ii. The wise men of the east bring presents to the 1, 12, new-born King of the Jews, 14,
Joseph flies into Egypt with the child Jesus, and Mary his mother.
Herod commands the infants in and about Beth
lehem to be slain. 3. 20. Herod dieth, and his son Archelaus is by Cæsar
Jos. Ant. made tetrarch of Judea ; other dominions, which be-
CS Rust Lake, i.
The First Year of the vulgar Christian Era begets
By gecasion of the Passover our Lord yves ro
the doctors in the temple.
Atyistus dies, and Tiberius sueceeds hin.
Josephus, called Caiaphas, is made bigh-priest of
Mark, i 2 the desert of Judea, thereby preparing the way of
coming after him may be made known unto Israel.
Spirit descending and remainiag on him, the same is
he which shall baptize with the Holy Ghost.
out of the water, and praying, the heavens are open-
in whom I am well pleased.
Jesus, full of the Holy Ghost, returns from Jordan,
12 fasteti forty days and forty nights, and is tempted by
14. After this, our Lord returns into Galilee.
ledge bim to be the Messias, and become his dis
water into wine; this was his first miracle,
The First Passorer of Christ's public Ministry,
Jesus cometh to Jerusalem at the time of the Pass.
The Seventh Age of the World. after CHRIST 30. John,ii.13. temple (understanding the temple of his body), and in
three days be will raise it np. Mat. xiv. Herod the tetrarch casteth John the Baptist into
3. prison for reprehending his incest with his brother Mark, vi. Philip's wife, and other evils done by him.
19. John, iv. Christ discovers himself to the woman of Samaria.
7, 42, Luke, iv. He goes throughout all Galilee, teaching in the 43.
synagogues, and working miracles.
Matthew called to be a disciple.
v. 1, compared with iv. 3, 5, from which the
begins. John, v. Jesus comes up to Jerusalem at the time of the 1.
feast, and heals on the sabbath-day a man that had
God was his Father.
Christ, out of the multitude of his disciples, chooseth 13.
twelve, whom he calleth apostles ; namely, Peter, Mat.v. vi. Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, vii.
Thomas, James the son of Alpheus, Simon called Luke, vi. Zelote, Judas the brother of James, aud Judas Iscariot. 20. ix. 1. Tothese our Saviour chiefly directs his discourse in that Mark,vi.7 glorious, full, and admirable sermon on the mount. Mat. 8. 1. Jesus sends his twelve apostles by two and two to
preach, and heal the sick. xiv. 9.
John the Baptist is beheaded in prison, by Herod's
command. Mat. xiv. Jesus feeds five thousand men, besides women and
15. children, with five barley loaves, and two little fishes. Mark, vii. He refuses to be made a king.
35. Luke, ix.
12. John, vi. 1, 15.
The Third Passover of Christ's Ministry, John,
vi. 4, from which the Third Year of the Seven.
tieth Week of Daniel begins. Mat.xvii.1 Jesus is trausfigured on the mount : Moses and Mark,ix.1. Elias are seen to talk with him; and a voice from Luke, ix. heaven is heard a second time, saying, This is my
28. beloved Son; hear him.