Genesis 1: God creates heaven, earth, plants, animals and man|
1. God creates heaven and earth;
3. the light;
6. the firmament;
9. separates the dry land;
14. forms the sun, moon, and stars;
20. fishes and fowls;
24. cattle, wild beasts, and creeping things;
26. creates man in his own image, blesses him;
29. grants the fruits of the earth for food.
Genesis 2: Adam and Eve's Beginning in the garden of Eden
1. The first Sabbath.
4. Further details concerning the manner of creation.
8. The planting of the garden of Eden, and its situation;
15. man is placed in it; and the tree of knowledge forbidden.
18. The animals are named by Adam.
21. The making of woman, and the institution of marriage.
Genesis 3: Adam and Eve's sin and expulsion from the Garden
1. The serpent deceives Eve.
6. Both she and Adam transgress the divine command, and fall into sin.
8. God arraigns them.
14. The serpent is cursed.
15. The promised seed.
16. The punishment of mankind.
21. Their first clothing.
22. Their expulsion from paradise.
Genesis 4: Cain kills Abel; his curse and descendants
1. The birth, occupation, and offerings of Cain and Abel.
8. Cain murders his brother Abel.
11. The curse of Cain.
17. Has a son called Enoch, and builds a city, which he calls after his name.
18. His descendants, with Lamech and his two wives.
25. The birth of Seth,
26. and Enos.
Genesis 5: Descendants from Adam to Noah
1. Recapitulation of the creation of man.
3. The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam to Noah.
22. Enoch's godliness and translation into Heaven.
25. The family line of Methuselah to Noah and his sons
Genesis 6: God's Mercy on Noah in the midst of Man's Wickedness
1. The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath.
8. Noah finds grace.
9. His family line
14. The order, form, dimensions, and building of the ark.
Genesis 7: The Great Flood
1. Noah, his family and the living creatures enter the ark.
6. The flood begins.
17. The increase of the flood for forty days.
21. All flesh is destroyed by it.
24. Its duration of 150 days.
Genesis 8: The Flood Subsides and the Ark Rests on Mount Ararat
1. God remembers Noah and calms the waters.
4. The ark rests on Ararat.
6. Noah sends forth a raven and then a dove.
13. Noah, being commanded, goes forth from the ark.
20. He builds an altar, and offers sacrifices,
21. which God accepts, and promises to curse the earth no more.
Genesis 9: The Covenant of the Rainbow
1. God blesses Noah and his sons, and grants them flesh for food.
4. Blood and murder are forbidden.
8. God's covenant, of which the rainbow was constituted a pledge.
18. Noah's family replenishes the world.
20. Noah plants a vineyard,
21. Is drunken, and mocked by his son;
25. Curses Canaan;
26. Blesses Shem;
27. Prays for Japheth, and dies.
Genesis 10: Descendants of Shem, Ham and Japheth
1. The generations of Noah.
8. Nimrod becomes the first monarch; the descendants of Canaan.
21. The sons of Shem.
Genesis 11: Tower of Babel; Shem's Descendants to Abraham
1. One language in the world.
2. The building of Babel.
5. It is interrupted by the confusion of tongues, and the builders dispersed.
10. The generations of Shem.
27. The generations of Terah, the father of Abram.
31. Terah, with Abram and Lot, move from Ur to Haran.
Genesis 12: God Sends Abram to Egypt
1. God calls Abram, and blesses him with a promise of Christ.
4. He departs with Lot from Haran, and comes to Canaan.
6. He journeys through Canaan,
7. which is promised to him in a vision.
10. He is driven by famine into Egypt.
11. Fear makes him feign his wife to be his sister.
14. Pharaoh, having taken her from him, is compelled to restore her.
18. Pharaoh reproves Abram, whom he dismisses.
Genesis 13: Abram and Lot Part Ways; Abram Promised Many Descendants
1. Abram and Lot return with great riches out of Egypt.
6. Strife arises between Abram's herdsmen and those of Lot.
8. Abram allows Lot to choose his part of the country,
10. and Lot goes toward Sodom.
14. God renews his promise to Abram.
18. He moves to Hebron, and there builds an altar.
Genesis 14: Abram Rescues Lot and Receives a Blessing from Melchizedek
1. The battle of four kings against the king of Sodom and his allies.
12. Lot is taken prisoner.
14. Abram rescues him.
17. Melchizedek blesses Abram, who gives him tithes.
21. Abram restores the rest of the spoil to the king of Sodom.
Genesis 15: God's Covenant with Abram
1. God encourages Abram, who asks for an heir.
4. God promises him a son, and a multiplying of his seed.
6. Abram is justified by faith.
7. Canaan is promised again,
9. and confirmed by a sign, and a vision,
18. prophetic of the condition of his posterity till brought out of Egypt.
Genesis 16: Sarai, Hagar, and Ishmael
1. Sarai, being barren, gives Hagar to Abram.
4. Hagar, being afflicted for despising her mistress, runs away.
7. An angel commands her to return and submit herself,
10. promises her a numerous posterity,
12. and shows their character and condition.
13. Hagar names the place, and returns to Sarai.
15. Ishmael is born.
16. The age of Abram.
Genesis 17: The Covenant of Circumcision
1. God renews the covenant with Abram,
5. and changes his name to Abraham, in token of a greater blessing.
9. Circumcision is instituted.
15. Sarai's name is changed to Sarah, and she is blessed.
17. Isaac is promised, and the time of his birth fixed.
23. Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.
Genesis 18: God Promises the birth of Isaac; Abram Pleads for Sodom
1. The Lord appears to Abraham, who entertains angels.
9. Sarah is reproved for laughing at the promise of a son.
16. The destruction of Sodom is revealed to Abraham.
23. Abraham makes intercession for its inhabitants.
Genesis 19: The Destruction of Sodom; Lot's daughters give birth
1. Lot entertains two angels.
4. The vicious Sodomites are smitten with blindness.
12. Lot is warned, and in vain warns his sons-in-law.
15. He is directed to flee to the mountains, but obtains leave to go into Zoar.
24. Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed.
26. Lot's wife looks back and becomes a pillar of salt.
29. Lot dwells in a cave.
31. The incestuous origin of Moab and Ammon.
Genesis 20: Abraham, Sarah and Abimelech
1. Abraham sojourns at Gerar.
2. Denies his wife, who is taken by Abimelech.
3. Abimelech is reproved for her in a dream.
9. He rebukes Abraham.
14. Restores Sarah;
16. and reproves her.
17. Abimelech and his family are healed at Abraham's prayer.
Genesis 21: Isaac Born; Hagar and Ishmael Sent Away; Treaty at Beersheba
1. Isaac is born, and circumcised.
6. Sarah's joy.
8. Isaac is weaned.
9. Hagar and Ishmael sent away.
15. Hagar in distress.
17. The angel relieves and comforts her.
23. Abimelech's covenant with Abraham at Beersheba.
Genesis 22: The Offering of Isaac; Nahor's sons
1. Abraham is tested with the command to offer Isaac.
3. He gives proof of his faith and obedience.
11. The angel prevents him.
13. Isaac is exchanged for a ram.
14. The place is called Jehovah-jireh.
15. Abraham is again blessed.
20. The generations of Nahor unto Rebekah.
Genesis 23: Death and Burial of Sarah
1. The age and death of Sarah.
3. The purchase of the field and cave of Machpelah;
19. where Sarah is buried.
Genesis 24: Isaac and Rebekah
1. Abraham swears his servant.
10. The servant's journey.
12. His prayer.
14. His sign.
15. Rebekah meets him;
18. fulfils his sign;
22. receives jewels;
23. shows her kindred;
25. and invites him home.
26. The servant blesses God.
29. Laban entertains him.
34. The servant shows his message.
50. Laban and Bethuel approve it.
58. Rebekah consents to go, and departs.
62. Isaac meets and marries her.
Genesis 25: Abraham's Death; Ishmael, Jacob and Esau
1. The sons of Abraham by Keturah.
5. The division of his goods.
7. His age, death, and burial.
11. God blesses Isaac.
12. The generations of Ishmael.
17. His age and death.
19. Isaac prays for Rebekah, being barren.
22. The children strive in her womb.
24. The birth of Esau and Jacob.
27. Their different characters and pursuits.
29. Esau sells his birthright.
Genesis 26: Isaac and Abimelech
1. Isaac, because of famine, sojourns in Gerar, and the Lord blesses him.
7. He is reproved by Abimelech for denying his wife.
12. He grows rich, and the Philistines envy his prosperity.
18. He digs wells.
23. God appears to him at Beersheba, and blesses him;
26. and Abimelech makes a covenant with him.
34. Esau's wives.
Genesis 27: Jacob Gets Isaac's Blessing
1. Isaac sends Esau for venison.
6. Rebekah instructs Jacob to obtain the blessing.
14. Jacob, feigning to be Esau, obtains it.
30. Esau brings venison.
33. Isaac trembles.
34. Esau complains, and by importunity obtains a blessing.
41. He threatens Jacob's life.
42. Rebekah disappoints him, by sending Jacob away.
Genesis 28: Jacob's Flight to Laban and Vision of a ladder
1. Isaac blesses Jacob, and sends him to Padan-aram.
6. Esau marries Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael.
10. Jacob journeys, and has a vision of a ladder.
18. The stone of Bethel.
20. Jacob's vow.
Genesis 29: Jacob Meets Rachel, Serves Laban, Marries Rachel and Leah
1. Jacob comes to the well of Haran.
9. He becomes acquainted with Rachel.
13. Laban entertains him.
18. Jacob covenants for Rachel.
23. He is deceived by Laban with Leah.
28. He marries also Rachel, and serves for her seven years more.
32. Leah bears Reuben;
35. and Judah.
Genesis 30: Jacob and His Sons Prosper
1. Rachel, in grief for her barrenness, gives Bilhah her maid unto Jacob.
5. Bilhah bears Dan and Naphtali.
9. Leah gives Zilpah her maid, who bears Gad and Asher.
14. Reuben finds mandrakes,
15. with which Leah buys her husband's company of Rachel.
17. Leah bears Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah.
22. Rachel bears Joseph.
25. Jacob desires to depart.
27. Laban detains him on a new agreement.
37. Jacob's policy, whereby he becomes rich.
Genesis 31: Jacob Leaves for Canaan; Laban Pursues
1. Jacob, displeased with the envy of Laban and his sons, departs secretly.
19. Rachel steals her father's household gods.
22. Laban pursues after him, and complains of the wrong.
34. Rachel's plan to hide the images.
36. Jacob's complaint of Laban.
43. The covenant of Laban and Jacob at Galeed.
Genesis 32: Jacob Prepares to Meet Esau, Wrestles with God
1. Jacob's vision at Mahanaim.
3. His message to Esau.
6. He is afraid of Esau's coming.
9. He prays for deliverance.
13. He sends a present to Esau, and passes the brook Jabbok.
24. He wrestles with an angel at Peniel, where he is called Israel.
31. He halts.
Genesis 33: Jacob Meets Esau, Settles in Shechem
1. Jacob and Esau's meeting; and Esau's departure.
17. Jacob comes to Succoth.
18. At Shechem he buys a field, and builds an altar, called El Elohe Israel.
Genesis 34: Shechem Defiles Dinah and is Avenged by Jacob
1. Dinah is ravished by Shechem.
4. He requests to marry her.
13. The sons of Jacob offer the condition of circumcision to the Shechemites.
20. Hamor and Shechem persuade them to accept it.
25. The sons of Jacob upon that advantage slay them, and spoil their city.
30. Jacob reproves Simeon and Levi.
Genesis 35: Jacob Returns to Bethel; Jacob Named Israel; Deaths of Rachel and Isaac
1. God commands Jacob to go to Bethel.
2. He purges his house of idols.
6. He builds an altar at Bethel.
8. Deborah dies at Allon Bacuth.
9. God blesses Jacob at Bethel.
10. Jacob Named Israel.
16. Rachel travails of Benjamin, and dies in the way to Edar.
22. Reuben lies with Bilhah.
23. The sons of Jacob.
27. Jacob comes to Isaac at Hebron.
28. The age, death, and burial of Isaac.
Genesis 36: Descendants of Esau; Kings of Edom
1. Esau's three wives.
6. His removal to mount Seir.
9. His sons.
15. The dukes which descended of his sons.
20. The sons and dukes of Seir the Horite.
24. Anah finds mules.
31. The kings of Edom.
40. The dukes that descended of Esau.
Genesis 37: Joseph's Dreams and Betrayal by His Brothers
1. Joseph is loved by Jacob, but hated by his brothers.
5. His dreams and the interpretation.
12. Jacob sends him to his brothers, who counsel to slay him.
21. At Reuben's desire they cast him into a pit;
25. and afterwards sell him to the Ishmaelites;
29. while Ruben grieves at not finding him.
31. His coat, covered with blood, is sent to Jacob, who mourns him inordinately.
36. Joseph is brought to Egypt and sold to Potiphar.
Genesis 38: Judah and Tamar
1. Judah begets Er, Onan, and Shelah.
6. Er's marriage with Tamar, and death.
8. The trespass of Onan.
11. Tamar is reserved for Shelah.
12. Judah's wife dies.
13. Tamar deceives Judah.
27. She bears twins, Pharez and Zarah.
Genesis 39: Joseph's Success; Potiphar's Wife; Joseph Imprisoned
1. Joseph is bought by Potiphar, and preferred in the family.
7. He resists temptation by Potiphar's Wife.
13. He is falsely accused by her.
20. He is cast into prison.
21. God is with him there, and he is advanced by the keeper of prison.
Genesis 40: Joseph Interprets the Cupbearer and the Baker's Dreams
1. The chief butler and baker of Pharaoh are also imprisoned.
5. Joseph interprets their dreams.
20. They are accomplished according to his interpretation.
23. The ingratitude of the butler, in forgetting Joseph.
Genesis 41: Pharaoh's Dream; Joseph's Interpretation and Reward
1. Pharaoh has two dreams.
9. Joseph interprets them.
33. He gives Pharaoh counsel, and is highly advanced, and married.
46. The seven years of plenty.
50. He begets children.
53. The famine begins.
Genesis 42: Joseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt, Simeon Detained
1. Jacob sends his ten sons to buy grain in Egypt.
16. They are imprisoned by Joseph as spies.
18. They are set at liberty, on condition to bring Benjamin.
21. They have remorse for Joseph.
24. Simeon is kept for a pledge.
25. They return with grain, and their money.
29. Their relation to Jacob.
36. Jacob refuses to send Benjamin.
Genesis 43: The Return to Egypt with Benjamin
1. Jacob is persuaded to send Benjamin.
15. Joseph entertains his brothers.
19. They discover their fears to the steward.
26. Joseph makes them a feast.
Genesis 44: Benjamin and the Silver Cup
1. Joseph's policy to stay his brothers.
6. The silver cup is found in Benjamin's sack.
14. They are brought before Joseph.
18. Judah's humble supplication to Joseph.
Genesis 45: Joseph Makes Himself Known and Forgives His Brothers
1. Joseph makes himself known to his brothers.
5. He comforts them in God's providence.
9. He sends for his father.
16. Pharaoh confirms it.
21. Joseph furnishes then for their journey.
25. Jacob is revived with the news.
Genesis 46: Jacob and His Family Move to Egypt
1. Jacob is comforted by God at Beersheba.
5. Thence he with his company goes into Egypt.
8. The number of his family that went into Egypt.
28. Joseph meets Jacob.
31. He instructs his brothers how to answer Pharaoh.
Genesis 47: Jacob to Goshen; Israelites Multiply; Joseph and the Famine
1. Joseph presents his father, and five of his brothers before Pharaoh.
11. He gives them habitation and maintenance.
13. He gets the Egyptian's money;
16. their cattle;
18. and their lands, except the priests', to Pharaoh.
23. He restores the land for a fifth.
28. Jacob's age.
29. He swears Joseph to bury him with his fathers.
Genesis 48: Jacob's Illness; Manasseh and Ephraim
1. Joseph with his sons visits his sick father.
2. Jacob strengthens himself to bless them.
3. He repeats God's promise.
5. He takes Ephraim and Manasseh as his own sons.
7. He tells Joseph of his mother's grave.
8. He blesses Ephraim and Manasseh.
17. He prefers the younger before the elder.
21. He prophesies their return to Canaan.
Genesis 49: Jacob's Blessing to His Sons; Jacob's Death
1. Jacob calls his sons to bless them.
3. Their blessing in particular.
29. He charges them about his burial.
33. He dies.
Genesis 50: Burial of Jacob; Death of Joseph
1. The mourning for Jacob.
4. Joseph gets leave of Pharaoh to go to bury him.
7. The funeral.
15. Joseph comforts his brothers, who crave his pardon.
22. His age.
23. He sees the third generation of his sons.
24. He prophesies unto his brothers of their return.
25. He takes an oath of them concerning his bones.
26. He dies, and is put into a coffin.
Exodus 1: Israelites Multiply; Oppression in Egypt
1. The children of Israel, after Joseph's death, increase.
8. The more they are oppressed by a new king, the more they multiply.
15. The godliness of the midwives in saving the male children alive.
22. Pharaoh commands the male children to be cast into the river
Exodus 2: Birth, Adoption and Escape of Moses
1. Moses is born, and placed in a basket in the reeds of Nile.
5. He is found, and brought up by Pharaoh's daughter;
7. who employs his mother to nurse him.
11. He kills an Egyptian.
13. He reproves a Hebrew.
15. He flees into Midian, and marries Zipporah.
22. Gershom is born.
23. God respects the Israelites' cry.
Exodus 3: Moses and the Burning Bush
1. Moses keeps Jethro's flock.
2. God appears to him in a burning bush.
9. He sends him to deliver Israel.
13. The name of God.
15. His message to Israel, and Pharaoh, whose opposition is foretold.
20. He is assured of Israel's deliverance.
Exodus 4: Miraculous Signs through Moses; Aaron as Mouthpiece; Moses Returns
1. Moses's rod is turned into a serpent.
6. His hand is leprous.
10. He loathes his calling.
13. Aaron is appointed to assist him.
18. Moses departs from Jethro.
21. God's message to Pharaoh.
24. Zipporah circumcises her son.
27. Aaron is sent to meet Moses.
29. The people believe them.
Exodus 5: Pharaoh Rejects Moses' Plea and Increases the Israelites' Labor
1. Pharaoh chides Moses and Aaron for their message.
6. He increases the Israelites' task.
16. He ignores their complaints.
19. They cry out to Moses and Aaron.
22. Moses complains to God.
Exodus 6: God Promises to Deliver the Families of Israel
1. God renews his promise by his name JEHOVAH
9. Moses vainly attempts to encourage the Israelites
10. He and Aaron are again sent to Pharaoh
14. Genealogies of Reuben, Simeon and Levi, of whom came Moses and Aaron
26. The history resumed
Exodus 7: Aaron's Staff; Plague of Blood
1. Moses and Aaron are encouraged to go again to Pharaoh
8. Aaron's rod is turned into a serpent
11. The sorcerers do the like; but their rods are swallowed up by Aaron's
13. Pharaoh's heart is hardened
14. God's message to Pharaoh
19. The river is turned into blood; and the consequent distress of the Egyptians
Exodus 8: Plagues of Frogs, Gnats and Flies
1. Frogs are sent
8. Pharaoh complains to Moses, who by prayer removes them
16. The dust is turned into lice, which the magicians could not do
20. The plague of flies
25. Pharaoh inclines to let the people go, but yet is hardened
Exodus 9: Plagues of Livestock, Boils and Hail
1. The plague on livestock
8. The plague of boils
13. The message of Moses about the hail,
22. The plague of hail
27. Pharaoh pleads with Moses, but yet is hardened
Exodus 10: Plagues of Locusts and Darkness
1. God threatens to send locusts
7. Pharaoh, moved by his servants, inclines to let the Israelites go
12. The plague of the locusts
16. Pharaoh entreats Moses
21. The plague of darkness
24. Pharaoh again entreats Moses, but yet is hardened
Exodus 11: The Plague on the Firstborn
1. God's message to the Israelites to borrow jewels of their neighbors
4. Moses threatens Pharaoh with the death the firstborn
Exodus 12: Passover; Feast; Memorial; Pharaoh Urges Exodus
1. The beginning of the year is changed
3. The Passover is instituted
11. The import of the rite of the Passover
15. Unleavened bread
29. The firstborn are slain
31. The Israelites are driven out of the land
37. They come to Succoth
41. The time of their sojourning
43. The ordinance of the Passover
Exodus 13: Consecration of the Firstborn; God Leads the People out
1. The firstborn are sanctified to God
3. The memorial of the Passover is commanded
11. The firstborn of man and beast are set apart
17. The Israelites go out of Egypt, and carry Joseph's bones with them.
20. They come to Etham
21. God guides them by a pillar of a cloud, and a pillar of fire
Exodus 14: Pharaoh Pursues; The Red Sea is Parted
1. God instructs the Israelites in their journey
5. Pharaoh pursues after them
10. The Israelites murmur
13. Moses comforts them
15. God instructs Moses
19. The cloud removes behind the camp
21. The Israelites pass through the Red sea, which drowns the Egyptians
Exodus 15: Song of Moses and Miriam; The Lord Provides Water
1. The song of Moses, Miriam, and Israel on their deliverance
22. The people want water in the desert
23. The waters at Marah are bitter,
24. they murmur,
25. Moses prays, and sweetens the waters by God's direction
27. They encamp at Elim, where are twelve wells, and seventy palm trees
Exodus 16: Manna, Quail and the Sabbath
1. The Israelites come to Sin, and murmur for want of bread
4. God promises them bread and meat from heaven, and they are rebuked
13. Quail and manna are sent
16. The ordering of manna
25. It was not to be found on the Sabbath
32. An omer of it is preserved
Exodus 17: Water from the Rock; the Defeat of the Amalekites
1. The people murmur for water to Rephidim
6. God send them for water to the rock in Horeb
7. The place is called Massah and Meribah
8. Amalek is overcome by Joshua, while Moses holds up his hand
14. Amalek is doomed to destruction; and Moses builds the altar Jehovah-nissi
Exodus 18: Jethro Visits and Counsels Moses
1. Jethro brings his wife and two sons to Moses
7. Moses entertains him, and relates the goodness of the Lord
9. Jethro rejoices, blesses God, and offers sacrifice
13. He gives good counsel, which is accepted
27. Jethro departs
Exodus 19: Moses and the Lord at Mount Sinai
1. The people arrive at Sinai
3. God's message by Moses unto the people out of the mount
8. The people are prepared against the third day, for the giving of the law
12. The mountain must not be touched
16. The fearful presence of God upon the mount
Exodus 20: The Ten Commandments
1. The ten commandments are spoken by Jehovah
18. The people are afraid, but Moses comforts them
21. Idolatry is forbidden
23. Of what sort the altar should be
Exodus 21: Ordinances for Servants and Personal Injuries
1. Laws for men servants
5. For the servant whose ear is bored
7. For women servants
12. For manslaughter
16. For kidnappers
17. For cursers of parents
18. For smiters
22. For a hurt by chance
28. For an ox that gores
33. For him who is an occasion of harm
Exodus 22: Property Rights and Social Laws
1. Of Theft
5. Of damage
7. Of trespasses
14. Of borrowing
16. Of fornication
18. Of witchcraft
19. Of bestiality
20. Of idolatry
21. Of strangers, widows, and fatherless
25. Of usury
26. Of pledges
28. Of reverence to magistrates
29. Of the first fruits
31. Of torn flesh
Exodus 23: Laws of Justice, Mercy, Sabbath, Annual Festivals, Conquest
1. Of slander, false witness, and partiality
4. Of charitableness
6. Of justice in judgment
8. Of taking bribes
9. Of oppressing a stranger
10. Of the year of rest
12. Of the Sabbath
13. Of idolatry
14. Of the three feasts
18. Of the blood and the fat of the sacrifice
20. An angel is promised, with a blessing, if they obey him
Exodus 24: The People Affirm Their Covenant with God
1. Moses is called up into the mountain
3. The people promise obedience
4. Moses builds an altar, and twelve pillars.
6. He sprinkles the blood of the covenant
9. The glory of God appears
14. Aaron and Hur have the charge of the people
15. Moses goes into the mountain, where he continues forty days and forty nights.
Exodus 25: Tabernacle Offerings, Ark, Table, and Lampstand
1. What the Israelites were to offer for the building of the tabernacle
10. The dimensions of the ark
17. The mercy seat, with the cherubim
23. The table of show bread, with the furniture thereof
31. The golden candlestick, with the instruments thereof
Exodus 26: Instructions for the Tabernacle: Curtains, Boards and Veil
1. The ten curtains of the tabernacle
7. The eleven curtains of goats' hair, the covering of rams' and badgers' skins.
15. The boards of the tabernacle, with their sockets and bars
31. The veil for the ark
36. The hanging for the door
Exodus 27: Instructions for the Altar and Courtyard, Oil for the Lampstand
1. The altar of burnt offering, with the vessels thereof
9. The court of the tabernacle enclosed with hangings and pillars
18. The measure of the court, and the furniture of brass
20. The oil for the lamp
Exodus 28: Priestly Garments, Ephod, Breastpiece
1. Aaron and his sons are set apart for the priest's office
2. Holy garments are appointed
6. The ephod and girdle
15. The breast-plate with twelve precious stones
30. The Urim and Thummim
31. The robe of the ephod, with pomegranates and bells
36. The plate of the mitre
39. The embroidered coat
40. The garments for Aaron's sons
Exodus 29: Consecration, Sacrifices, Food of the Priests
1. The sacrifice and ceremonies of consecrating the priests and the altar
38. The continual burnt offerings
45. God's promise to dwell among the children of Israel
Exodus 30: Altar of Incense, Atonement Money, Basin, Anointing oil
1. The altar of incense
11. The ransom of souls
17. The bronze basin
22. The holy anointing oil
34. The composition of the incense
Exodus 31: Craftsmen Bezaleel and Aholiah; the Sabbath Explained
1. Bezaleel and Aholiah are appointed for the work of the tabernacle
12. The observation of the Sabbath is again commanded
18. Moses receives the two tablets
Exodus 32: The Golden Calf and Moses' Anger
1. The people in the absence of Moses, caused Aaron to make a calf
7. God informs Moses, who intercedes for Israel, and prevails
15. Moses comes down with the tablets
19. He breaks them
20. He destroys the calf
22. Aaron's excuse for himself
25. Moses causes the idolaters to be slain
30. He prays for the people
Exodus 33: Moses Resumes the Journey and Intercedes for the Israelites
1. The Lord refuses to go as he had promised with the people
4. The people mourn there
7. The tabernacle is removed out of the camp
9. The Lord talks familiarly with Moses
12. Moses prevails with God, and desires to see his glory
Exodus 34: Tablets Replaced; Covenant Renewed; Radiant Face of Moses
1. The tablets are replaced
5. The name of the Lord proclaimed
8. Moses entreats God to go with them
10. God makes a covenant with them, repeating certain duties
28. Moses after forty days on the mount, comes down with the tablets
29. His face is radiant, and he covers it with a veil
Exodus 35: Sabbath Rules; Workmen and Gifts for the Tabernacle
1. The Sabbath
4. The free gifts for the tabernacle
20. The readiness of the people to offer
30. Bezaleel and Aholiab are called to the work
Exodus 36: Bezalel and Oholiab; Gifts; Tabernacle Construction
1. The offerings are delivered to the workmen
4. The generosity of the people is restrained
8. The curtains with cherubim
14. The curtains of goats' hair
19. The covering of skins
20. The boards with their sockets
31. The bars
35. The veil
37. The hanging for the door
Exodus 37: Ark, Table, Lampstand, Altar of Incense
1. The ark and mercy seat with cherubim made
10. The table of showbread with its vessels
17. The candlestick with its lamps and instruments
25. The altar of incense
29. The anointing oil and sweet incense
Exodus 38: Altar of Burnt Offering, Basin, Courtyard Completed; Costs Totaled
1. The altar of burnt offering
8. The laver of brass
9. The court, and its hangings
21. The sum of what the people offered, and the use to which it was applied
Exodus 39: The Priestly Garments; Moses Inspects the Completed Work
1. The cloths of service and holy garments.
2. The ephod
8. The breast-plate
22. The robe of the ephod
27. The coats, mitre, and girdle of fine linen
30. The plate of the holy crown
32. All is finished, reviewed, and approved by Moses
Exodus 40: Tabernacle Erected and Filled by the Glory of the Lord
1. The tabernacle is commanded to be reared, anointed, and consecrated
13. Aaron and his sons to be sanctified
16. Moses performs all things accordingly
34. A cloud covers the tabernacle
Leviticus 1: Burnt Offerings
1. The law of burnt offerings
3. of the herd
10. of the flocks
14. of the fowls
Leviticus 2: Grain Offerings
1. The meat offering with oil and incense
4. either baked in the oven
5. or on a plate
7. or in a frying pan
12. The first fruits not to be burnt on the altar,
13. Salt to be used with every offering
14. The offering of first fruits
Leviticus 3: Peace Offerings
1. The peace offering of the herd
6. whether a sheep
7. whether a lamb
12. or a goat
17. A prohibition to eat fat or blood
Leviticus 4: Sin Offerings
1. The sin offering of ignorance
3. for the priest
13. for the congregation
22. for the ruler
27. for any of the people
Leviticus 5: Guilt Offerings
1. He who sins in concealing his knowledge
2. in touching an unclean thing
4. or in making an oath
6. His trespass offering, of the flock
7. of fowls
11. or of flour
14. The trespass offering in sacrilege
17. and in sins of ignorance
Leviticus 6: Regulations for Burnt, Grain and Sin Offerings
1. The trespass offering for sins done wittingly
8. The law of the burnt offering
14. and of the meat offering
19. The offering at the consecration of a priest
24. The law of the sin offering
Leviticus 7: Regulations for Guilt and Fellowship Offerings; the Priests' Share
1. The law of the trespass offering
11. and of the peace offering
12. whether it be for a thanksgiving
16. or a vow, or a free will offering
22. the fat and the blood are forbidden
28. The priests' portion in the peace offerings
35. The whole summed up
Leviticus 8: Aaron and His Sons Consecrated
1. Moses consecrates Aaron and his sons
14. Their sin offering
18. Their burnt offering
22. The ram of consecration
31. The place and time of their consecration
Leviticus 9: Aaron Offers Sacrifices
1. The first offerings of Aaron, for himself and the people
8. The sin offering
12. and the burn offering for himself
15. the offerings for the people
23. Moses and Aaron bless the people
24. Fire comes from the Lord, upon the altar
Leviticus 10: The Sin and Death of Nadab and Abihu
1. Aadab and Abihu, for offering strange fire, are burnt by fire
6. Aaron and his sons are forbidden to mourn for them
8. The priests are forbidden wine when they are to go into the tabernacle
12. The law of eating the holy things
16. Aaron's excuse for transgressing thereof
Leviticus 11: Laws of Clean and Unclean Food
1. What animals may be eaten
4. and what may not be eaten
9. What fishes
13. What fowls
29. The creeping things which are unclean
Leviticus 12: Purification after Childbirth
1. The purification of a woman after childbirth
6. Her offerings for her purifying
Leviticus 13: Rules for Skin Diseases, Mildew
1. The laws whereby the priest is to be guided in discerning the leprosy.
Leviticus 14: Cleansing from Skin Diseases and Mildew
1. The rites and sacrifices in cleansing the leper
33. The signs of leprosy in a house
48. The cleansing of that house
Leviticus 15: Cleansing Unhealthy Discharges
1. The uncleanness of men in their issues
13. The cleansing of them
19. The uncleanness of women in their issues
28. Their cleansing
Leviticus 16: The Day of Atonement
1. how the high priest must enter into the holy place
11. The sin offering for himself
15. The sin offering for the people
20. The scapegoat
29. The yearly feast of the expiations
Leviticus 17: Blood Designated for Atonement, Forbidden as Food
1. The blood of slain beasts must be offered to the Lord at the tabernacle door
7. They must not offer to idols
10. All eating of blood is forbidden
15. and of all that dies by itself, or is torn
Leviticus 18: Laws on Sexual Relations
1. Unlawful marriages and unlawful lusts
Leviticus 19: Idolatry Forbidden; Various Laws
1. A repetition of various laws
Leviticus 20: Punishments for Sins
1. Of him who gives his seed to Moloch
4. Of him who favors such an one
6. Of going to wizards
7. Of sanctification
9. Of him who curses his parents
11. Of incest
13. Of sodomy
15. Of bestiality
18. Of uncleanness
22. Obedience is required with holiness
27. Wizards must be put to death
Leviticus 21: Regulations for Priests
1. Of the priests' mourning
6. Of their holiness
7. Of their marriages
8. Of their estimation
9. Of the high priest's holiness
10. Of his marriage
13. The priests that have blemishes must not minister in the sanctuary
Leviticus 22: Rules for Priests and Flawless Sacrifices
1. The priests in their uncleanness must abstain from the holy things
6. How they shall be cleansed
10. Who of the priest's house may eat of the holy things
17. The sacrifices must be without blemish
26. The age of the sacrifice
29. The law of eating the sacrifice of thanksgiving
Leviticus 23: Feasts of Weeks, Trumpets, Tabernacles; Day of Atonement
1. The feasts of the Lord
3. the Sabbath
4. The Passover
9. The sheaf of firstfruits
15. The feast of Pentecost
22. Gleanings to be left for the poor
23. The feast of trumpets
26. The day of atonement
33. The feast of tabernacles
Leviticus 24: Lamp and Bread; Blasphemer Stoned; Eye for Eye
1. The oil for the lamps
5. The showbread
10. Shelomith's son blasphemes
13. The law of blasphemy
17. Of murder
18. Of damage
23. The blasphemer is stoned
Leviticus 25: The Sabbath Year and Year of Jubilee
1. the Sabbath of the seventh year
8. The jubilee in the fiftieth year
14. Of oppression
18. A blessing of obedience
23. The redemption of land
29. Of houses
35. Compassion to the poor
39. The usage of bondmen
47. The redemption of servants
Leviticus 26: Rewards and Punishments concerning Obedience
1. Of idolatry
3. A blessing to those who keep the commandments
14. A curse to those who break them
40. God promises to remember those who repent
Leviticus 27: Rules concerning Valuations
1. He who makes a singular vow must be the Lord's
3. The estimation of the person
9. of a beast given by vow
14. of a house
16. of a field, and the redemption thereof
28. No devoted thing may be redeemed
30. The tithe may not be changed
Numbers 1: The Census of Israel Totals 603,550, Exempting Levites
1. God commands Moses to number the people
5. The princes of the tribes
17. The number of every tribe
47. The Levites are exempted for the service of the Lord
Numbers 2: Arrangement of the Tribal Camps
1. The order of the tribes in their tents.
Numbers 3: Levites Designated as Priests
1. The sons of Aaron
5. The Levites are given to the priests instead of the firstborn
14. Are numbered by their families
21. The families, number, and charge of the Gershonites
27. Of the Kohathites
33. Of the Merarites
38. The place and charge of Moses and Aaron
40. The firstborn are freed by the Levites
44. The balances are refunded
Numbers 4: Duties of the Kohathites, Gershonites, Merahites
1. The age at which the Levites were to serve, and the duration of the service
4. The duty of the Kohathites
16. The charge of Eleazar
17. The office of the priests
21. The duty of the Gershonites
29. Of the Merarites
34. The number of the Kohathites
38. Of the Gershonites
42. And of the Merarites
Numbers 5: Purity of the Camp; the Adultery Test
1. The unclean are removed out of camp
5. Restitution is to be made in trespass
11. The trial of jealously
Numbers 6: The Vow of the Nazirite and the Priestly Blessing
1. The law of the Nazarite in the days of his separation
13. And after their completion
22. The form of blessing the people
Numbers 7: Offerings at the Tabernacle Dedication
1. The offering of the princes at the dedication of the tabernacle
10. Their several offerings at the dedication of the altar
89. God speaks to Moses from the mercy seat
Numbers 8: The Seven Lamps; Levites Set Apart; Retirement at Fifty
1. How the lamps are to be lighted
5. The consecration of the Levites
23. The age and time of their service
Numbers 9: The Passover and Cloud above the Tabernacle
1. The Passover is again commanded
6. A second Passover for the unclean or absent
15. The cloud directs the removals and encampments of the Israelites
Numbers 10: The Silver Trumpets; Israelites Leave Sinai
1. The use of the silver trumpets
11. The Israelites move from Sinai to Paran
14. The order of their march
29. Hobab is entreated by Moses not to leave them
33. The blessing of Moses at the removing and resting of the ark
Numbers 11: Complaints of the People and Moses; Quail from the Lord; Plague
1. The burning at Taberah quenched by Moses' prayer
4. The people crave meat, and loathe manna
10. Moses complains of his charge
16. God promises to divide his burden unto seventy elders,
18. and to give the people meat for a month
21. Moses' faith is staggered
31. Quails are given in wrath at Kibroth Hattaavah
Numbers 12: Miriam and Aaron Complain against Moses
1. God rebukes the sedition of Miriam and Aaron
11. Miriam's leprosy is healed at the prayer of Moses
14. God commands her to be shut out of the host
16. The people encamp in the desert of Paran
Numbers 13: The Twelve Spies Explore and Report on Canaan
1. The names of the men who were sent to search the land
17. Their instructions
21. Their acts
26. Their relation
Numbers 14: The People Rebel; Moses Pleads; Pardon and Rebuke
1. The people murmur at the news
6. Joshua and Caleb labor to still them
11. God threatens them
13. Moses intercedes with God, and obtains pardon
26. The Murmurers are debarred from entering into the land
36. The men who raised the evil report die by a plague
40. The people that would invade the land against the will of God are smitten
Numbers 15: More Offerings; Sabbath-Breaker Stoned; Tassels on Garments
1. The law of the meat offering, and the drink offering
14. The stranger is under the same law
17. The law of the first of the dough
22. The sacrifice for sins of ignorance
30. The punishment of presumption
32. He who violated the Sabbath is stoned
37. The law of tassels
Numbers 16: Rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
1. The rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
23. Moses separates the people from the rebels' tents
31. The earth swallows up Korah, and a fire consumes others
36. The censers are reserved to holy use
41. 14,700 are slain by a plague, for murmuring against Moses and Aaron
46. Aaron by incense stays the plague
Numbers 17: Aaron's Staff Buds
1. Aaron's rod, among all the rods of the tribes, only flourishes
10. It is left for a monument against the rebels
Numbers 18: Duties and Offerings for Priests
1. The charge of the priests and Levites
8. The priests, portion
21. The Levites,
25. The heave offering to the priests out of the Levites' portion
Numbers 19: The Red Heifer and Water of Cleansing
1. The water of separation made of the ashes of a red heifer
11. The law for the use of it in purification of the unclean
Numbers 20: The Water of Meribah; Edom Denies Passage; Deaths of Miriam and Aaron
1. The children of Israel come to Zin, where Miriam dies.
2. They murmur for want of water
7. Moses smiting the rock, brings forth water at Meribah
14. Moses at Kadesh desires passage through Edom, which is denied him
22. At Mount Hor Aaron resigns his place to Eleazar, and dies
Numbers 21: Defeats of Arad, Sihon and Og; The Bronze Snake
1. Israel destroys the Canaanites at Hormah
4. The people murmuring are plagued with fiery serpents
7. They repenting are healed by a bronze serpent
10. Various journeys of the Israelites
21. Sihon is overcome
33. And Og
Numbers 22: Balak Sends for Balaam; Balaam and the Angel
1. Balak's first message for Balaam is refused
15. His second message obtains him
22. An angel would have slain him, if he had not been saved by his donkey
36. Balak entertains him
Numbers 23: The Prophecies of Balaam
1. Balak's sacrifices
Numbers 24: The Prophecy from Peor
1. Balaam, leaving divinations, prophesies the happiness of Israel
10. Balak, in anger, dismisses him
15. He prophesies of the Star of Jacob, and the destruction of some nations
Numbers 25: Israelites Sin in Moab; Phinehas Intervenes
1. Israel at Shittim commit unfaithfulness and idolatry
6. Phinehas kills Zimri and Cozbi
10. God therefore gives him an everlasting priesthood
16. The Midianites are to be troubled
Numbers 26: The Second Census Totals 601,730
1. The sum of all Israel is taken in the plains of Moab
52. The law of dividing among them the inheritance of the land
57. The families and number of the Levites
63. None but Caleb and Joshua was left of those who were numbered at Sinai
Numbers 27: The Daughters of Zelophehad; Joshua to Succeed Moses
1. The daughters of Zelophehad ask for an inheritance
6. The law of inheritances
12. Moses, being told of his death, asks for a successor
18. Joshua is appointed to succeed him
Numbers 28: Daily, Sabbath and Monthly Offerings; Passover and Feast of Weeks
1. Offerings are to be observed
3. The continual burnt offering
9. The offering on the Sabbath
11. On the new Moons
16. At the Passover
26. In the day of the firstfruits
Numbers 29: Offerings of the Seventh Month
1. The offering at the feast of trumpets
7. At the day of afflicting their souls
12. And on the eight days of the feast of tabernacles
Numbers 30: The Law of Vows
1. Vows are not to be broken
3. The exceptions of a maid's vows
6. Of a wife's
9. Of a widow's or her that is divorced
Numbers 31: The Slaughter of the Midianites and Division of the Spoils
1. The Midianites are spoiled, and Balaam slain
13. Moses is angry with the officers, for saving the women alive
19. How the soldiers, with their captives and spoil, are to be purified
25. The proportion in which the prey is to be divided
48. The voluntary offering unto the treasure of the Lord
Numbers 32: Reubenites and Gadites Settle in Gilead
1. The Reubenites and Gadites ask for inheritance on the east side of Jordan
6. Moses reproves them
16. They offer him conditions with which he is content
33. Moses assigns them the land
39. They conquer it.
Numbers 33: Summary of Israel's Journey
1. The forty-two journeys of the Israelites
50. The Canaanites are to be destroyed
Numbers 34: Borders of Canaan
1. The borders of the land
16. The names of the men who shall divide the land
Numbers 35: Designation of Cities for the Levites and Refuge
1. Forty-eight cities for the Levites, with their suburbs, and measure thereof
6. Six of them are to be cities of refuge
9. The laws of murder and manslaughter
31. No satisfaction for murder
Numbers 36: Zelophehad's Daughters Marry
1. The inheritance of daughters is remedied by marrying in their own tribes
7. Lest the inheritance should be removed from the tribe
10. The daughters of Zelophehad marry their father's brothers' sons
Deuteronomy 1: Summary of Israel's History: from Horeb to Spies in Canaan
1. Moses' speech in the end of the fortieth year
6. briefly rehearsing the history of God's sending them from Horeb
14. of giving them officers
19. of sending the spies to search the land
34. of his anger for their incredulity
41. and disobedience
Deuteronomy 2: Summary of Wanderings in the Desert
1. The story is continued, that they were not to meddle with the Edomites
9. nor with the Moabites
16. nor with the Ammonites
24. but Sihon the Amorite was subdued by them
Deuteronomy 3: Defeat and Division of Og; Moses Forbidden from Crossing the Jordan
1. The conquest of Og, king of Bashan
11. This size of his bed
12. The distribution of his lands to the two tribes and half
23. Moses prays to enter into the land
26. He is permitted to see it
Deuteronomy 4: Israel Urged to Obey; Idolatry Forbidden
1. An exhortation to obedience
41. Moses appoints the three cities of refuge on that side of Jordan
Deuteronomy 5: Covenant in Horeb; Ten Commandments Recounted
1. The covenant in Horeb
6. The ten commandments
23. At the people's request Moses receives the law from God
Deuteronomy 6: Exhortation to Obedience and Prosperity
1. The end of the law is obedience
3. An exhortation thereto
20. What they are to teach their children
Deuteronomy 7: Warnings and Rewards for Driving out Nations
1. All communion with the nations is forbidden
5. for fear of idolatry,
6. for the holiness of the people,
9. for the nature of God in his mercy and justice,
17. and for the assuredness of victory which God will give over them.
Deuteronomy 8: God's Mercy
1. An exhortation to obedience in regard to God's mercy and goodness to Israel.
Deuteronomy 9: Reminders of God's Grace; The Golden Calf
1. Moses dissuades them from the opinion of their own righteousness
7. Moses reminds them of the golden calf
Deuteronomy 10: Rewriting of Stone Tablets Recalled
1. God's mercy in restoring the two tablets
6. in continuing the priesthood
8. in separating the tribe of Levi
10. in hearkening unto Moses' plea for his people
12. An exhortation to obedience
Deuteronomy 11: God's Great Blessings for Obedience and Love
1. Another exhortation to obedience
2. by their own experience of God's great works
8. by promise of God's great blessings
16. and by threatenings
18. A careful study is required in God's words
26. The blessing and curse set before them
Deuteronomy 12: Laws of the Sanctuary
1. Monuments of idolatry to be destroyed
4. The place of God's service to be kept
15. Blood is forbidden
17. Holy things must be eaten in the holy place
19. The Levite is not to be forsaken
20. Blood is again forbidden
26. and holy things must be eaten in the holy place
29. Idolatry is not to be enquired after
Deuteronomy 13: No Mercy for Idolaters
1. Enticers to idolatry
6. however near to oneself
9. are to be stoned to death
12. Idolatrous cities are not to be spared
Deuteronomy 14: Eating Only Clean Animals; Tithes
1. God's children are not to disfigure themselves in mourning
3. What may and may not be eaten
4. of animals
9. of fishes
11. of fowls
21. That which dies of itself may not be eaten
22. Tithes of Divine Service
23. Tithes and firstborns to be eaten before the Lord
28. The third year's tithe of alms and charity
Deuteronomy 15: The Seventh Year: Debts to be Cancelled, Servants Freed
1. The seventh year a year of release for the poor
7. one must be generous in lending or giving
12. A Hebrew servant, except by choice, must be freed in the seventh year
19. All firstborn males of the cattle are to be sanctified unto the Lord.
Deuteronomy 16: The Feasts of Passover, Weeks and Tabernacles
1. The feast of the Passover
9. of weeks
13. of tabernacles
16. Every male must offer, as he is able, at these three feasts
18. Of judges and justice
21. Asherah poles and images are forbidden
Deuteronomy 17: Appointment of Judges, Courts and Kings
1. The things sacrificed must be sound
2. Idolaters must be slain
8. Hard controversies are to be determined by the priests and judges
12. The one who shows contempt for the judge must die
14. The election
16. and duty of a king
Deuteronomy 18: Offerings for Priests; Spells and Mediums Forbidden
1. The LORD is the priests and Levites' inheritance
3. The priests' due
6. The Levites' portion
9. The abominations of the nations are to be avoided
15. Christ the Prophet is to be heard
20. The presumptuous prophet is to die
Deuteronomy 19: Cities of Refuge; More than One Witness Required
1. The cities of refuge
4. The privilege thereof for the manslayer
14. The landmark is not to be removed
15. At least two witnesses are required
16. the punishment of a false witness
Deuteronomy 20: Laws of Warfare
1. The priest's exhortation to encourage the people to battle
5. The officers' proclamation of who are to be dismissed from the war
10. How to use the cities that accept or refuse the proclamation of peace
16. What cities must be devoted
19. Trees must not be destroyed in the siege
Deuteronomy 21: Atonement for a Murder; Family Relations
1. The Atonement for an Unsolved Murder
10. The usage of a captive taken to wife
15. The firstborn is not to be disinherited upon private affection
18. A rebellious son is to be stoned to death
22. The malefactor must not hang all night on a tree
Deuteronomy 22: Additional Laws, Morality, Marriage
1. Of humanity toward brothers
5. The sex is to be distinguished by apparel
6. The bird is not to be taken with her young ones
8. The house must have battlements
9. Confusion is to be avoided
12. Tassels upon the vesture
13. The punishment of him who slanders his wife
22. of adultery
23. of rape
28. of fornication
30. of incest
Deuteronomy 23: List of Those Excluded from the Assembly
1. Who may or may not enter into the congregation
9. Uncleanness is to be avoided in the host
15. Of the fugitive servant
17. Of filthiness
18. Of abominable sacrifices
19. Of usury
20. Of vows
24. Of trespass
Deuteronomy 24: Law of Divorce, Leprosy, Justice and Charity
1. Of divorce
5. A new married man goes not to war
6. Of pledges
7. Of kidnapping
8. Of leprosy
10. Of pledges
14. The hire is to be given
16. Of justice
19. Of charity
Deuteronomy 25: Laws of Stripes, Oxen, Seed, Modesty, Weights and Measures
1. Punishment must not exceed forty lashes
4. The ox is not to be muzzled
5. Of raising seed unto a brother
11. Of the immodest woman
13. Of unjust weights and measures
17. The memory of Amalek is to be blotted out
Deuteronomy 26: Offering First Fruits and Tithes
1. The confession of him who offers the basket of firstfruits
12. The prayer of him who gives his third year's tithes
16. The covenant between God and his people
Deuteronomy 27: The Altar and Curses on Mount Ebal
1. The people are commanded to write the law upon stones
5. and to build an altar of whole stones
11. The tribes to be divided on Gerizim and Ebal
14. The curses to be pronounced on mount Ebal
Deuteronomy 28: Blessings and Consequences regarding Obedience
1. The blessings for obedience
15. The curses for disobedience
Deuteronomy 29: The Covenant Renewed in Moab
1. Moses exhorts them to obedience, reminding of the works they had seen
10. All are presented before the Lord to enter into his covenant
18. The great wrath on him who flatters himself in his wickedness
29. Secret things belong unto God
Deuteronomy 30: Restoration Promised; Life Offered
1. Great mercies promised unto the penitent
11. The commandment is manifest
15. Death and life are set before them
Deuteronomy 31: Moses Encourages the People; Joshua Is Commissioned
1. Moses encourages the people
7. He encourages Joshua
9. He delivers the law unto the priests to be read in the seventh year
14. God gives a charge to Joshua
19. and a song to testify against the people
24. Moses delivers the book of the law to the Levites to keep
28. He makes a protestation
Deuteronomy 32: The Song of Moses
1. Moses' song, which sets forth God's mercy and vengeance
46. He exhorts them to set their hearts upon it
48. God sends him up to mount Nebo to see the land, and to die
Deuteronomy 33: Moses Blesses the Twelve Tribes
1. The majesty of God
6. The blessings of the twelve tribes
26. The excellence of Israel
Deuteronomy 34: The Death of Moses on Mount Nebo
1. Moses from mount Nebo views the land
5. He dies there
6. His burial
7. His age
8. Thirty days mourning for him
9. Joshua succeeds him
10. The praise of Moses
Joshua 1: God Commissions Joshua
1. The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses
3. The borders of the promised land
5. God promises to assist Joshua
8. He gives him instructions
10. Joshua prepares the people to pass over Jordan
12. He puts the two tribes and a half in mind of their promise to Moses
16. They promise him allegiance
Joshua 2: Rahab Welcomes the Spies
1. Rahab receives and conceals the two spies sent from Shittim
8. The covenant between her and them
23. Their return and description of events
Joshua 3: Israel Crosses the Jordan
1. Joshua come to Jordan
2. The officers instruct the people for their passage
7. The Lord encourages Joshua
9. Joshua encourages the people
14. The water of Jordan are divided
Joshua 4: Twelve Men Take Memorial Stones from the Jordan
1. Twelve men are appointed to take twelve memorial stones from Jordan
9. Twelve other stones are set up in the midst of Jordan
10. The people pass over
14. God magnifies Joshua
15. The priests commanded to come out of Jordan
20. The twelve stones are pitched in Gilgal
Joshua 5: Israelites Circumcised at Gilgal
1. The Canaanites are afraid
2. Joshua renews circumcision
10. The Passover is kept at Gilgal
12. manna ceases
13. An angel appears to Joshua
Joshua 6: The Walls of Jericho Fall
1. Jericho is shut up
2. God instructs Joshua how to beseige it
12. The city is composed
17. It is accursed
20. The walls fall down
22. Rahab is saved
26. The builder of Jericho is cursed
Joshua 7: Israelites Defeated at Ai; Achan Sins
1. The Israelites are smitten at Ai
6. Joshua's complaint
10. God instructs him what to do
16. Achan is taken by the lot
19. His confession
24. He and all he had are destroyed in the valley of Achor
Joshua 8: Joshua Conquers Ai; Covenant Renewed
1. God encourages Joshua
3. The plan whereby Ai was taken
29. The king thereof is hanged
30. Joshua builds an altar
32. writes the law on stones
33. and pronounces the blessings and curses
Joshua 9: Kings west of Jordan Join against Israel; Gibeonites' Deception and Servitude
1. The kings combine against Israel
3. The Gibeonites by craft obtain a league
22. They are condemned to perpetual bondage
Joshua 10: Kings Attack Gibeon; Sun Stands Still; Joshua Conquers Five Amorite Kings and S. Palestine
1. Five kings war against Gibeon
6. Joshua rescues it
10. God fights against them with hailstones
12. The sun and moon stand still at the word of Joshua
16. The five kings are murdered in a cave
22. They are brought forth
24. scornfully used
26. and hanged
28. Seven kings more are conquered
43. Joshua returns to Gilgal
Joshua 11: Northern Palestine Defeated
1. Diverse kings overcome at the waters of Merom
10. Hazor is taken and burnt
16. All the country taken by Joshua
21. The Anakims cut off
23. The land rests from war
Joshua 12: List of Defeated Kings
1. The two kings whose countries Moses took and disposed of
7. The thirty-one kings on the other side of Jordan which Joshua smote
Joshua 13: Canaan Divided among the Tribes
1. The bounds of the land not yet conquered
8. The inheritance of the two tribes and a half
14. The Lord and his sacrifices are the inheritance of Levi
15. The bounds of the inheritance of Reuben
22. Balaam slain
24. The bounds of the inheritance of God
29. and of the half tribe of Manasseh
Joshua 14: Land West of Jordan Divided; Caleb given Hebron
1. The nine tribes and a half are to have their inheritance by lot
6. Caleb by privilege obtains Hebron
Joshua 15: Territory of Judah Allotted
1. The borders of the lot of Judah
13. Caleb's portion and conquest
16. Othniel, for his valour, marries Achsah, Caleb's daughter
18. She obtains a blessing of her father
21. The cities of Judah
63. The Jebusites unconquered
Joshua 16: Territory of Ephraim Allotted
1. The general borders of the sons of Joseph
5. The border of the inheritance of Ephraim
10. The Canaanites of Gezer not conquered
Joshua 17: Territory of Manasseh Allotted
1. The lot of Manasseh
7. His coast
12. The Canaanites not driven out
14. The children of Joseph obtain another lot
Joshua 18: Remainder Divided; The Territory of Benjamin Allotted
1. The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh
2. The remainder of the land is described, and divided into seven parts
10. Joshua distributes it by lot
11. The lot and border of Benjamin
21. Their cities
Joshua 19: Allotments for Simeon, Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, Dan, Joshua
1. The lot of Simeon
10. of Zebulun
17. of Issachar
24. of Asher
32. of Naphtali
40. of Dan
49. The children of Israel give an inheritance to Joshua
Joshua 20: Six Cities of Refuge Designated
1. God commands
7. and the children of Israel appoint the six cities of refuge
Joshua 21: Forty-eight Cities Designated for the Levites
1. Forty-eight cities given by lot, out of the other tribes unto the Levites.
43. God gives the land, and rest unto the Israelites, according to his promise
Joshua 22: Tribes beyond Jordan Return, Build an Offensive Altar
1. The two tribes and a half with a blessing are sent home,
10. They build the altar of testimony in their journey
11. The Israelites are offended thereat
21. They vindicate their conduct, and give them good satisfaction
Joshua 23: Joshua's Farewell Address
1. Joshua's exhortation before his death
3. by former benefits
5. by promises
11. and by threatenings
Joshua 24: Joshua's Summary of Israel's History; Joshua's Death
1. Joshua assembles the tribes at Shechem
2. A brief history of God's benefits from Terah
14. He renews the covenant between them and God
26. A stone the witness of the covenant
29. Joshua's age, death, and burial
32. Joseph's bones are buried
33. Eleazar dies
Judges 1: Israelites Capture Jerusalem, Hebron, Others
1. The acts of Judah and Simeon
4. Adonibezek justly requited
8. Jerusalem taken
10. Hebron taken
11. Othniel has Achsah to wife for taking of Debir
16. The Kenites dwell in Judah
17. Hormah, Gaza, Askelon, and Ekron taken
21. The acts of Benjamin
22. Of the house of Joseph, who take Bethel
30. Of Zebulun
31. Of Asher
33. Of Naphtali
34. Of Dan
Judges 2: Israel Rebuked and Defeated
1. An angel rebukes the people at Bochim
6. The wickedness of the new generation after Joshua
14. God's anger and pity toward them
20. The Canaanites left to prove Israel
Judges 3: Israel's idolatry and Servitude; Deliverance by Othniel, Ehud and Shamgar
1. The nations which were left to prove Israel
5. By communion with them they commit idolatry
8. Othniel delivered them from Chushan-Rishathaim
12. Ehud from Eglon
31. and Shamgar from the Philistines
Judges 4: Deborah and Barak Deliver the People from the Canaanites
1. Deborah and Barak deliver them from Jabin and Sisera
17. Jael kills Sisera
Judges 5: The Song of Deborah and Barak
1. The Song of Deborah and Barak
Judges 6: Oppression by Midian; Gideon Chosen; Destruction of Altar of Baal; Fleece
1. The Israelites for their sin are oppressed by Midian
8. A prophet rebukes them
11. An angel sends Gideon for their deliverance
17. Gideon's present is consumed with fire
24. Gideon destroys Baal's altar; offers a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom
28. Joash defends his son, and calls him Jerubbaal
33. Gideon's army
36. Gideon's signs
Judges 7: Gideon Uses 300 Chosen Men to Defeat the Midianites
1. Gideon's army of thirty-two thousand is brought to three hundred
9. He is encouraged by the dream and interpretation of the burley cake
16. His plan of trumpets and lamps in pitchers
24. The Ephraimites take Oreb and Zeeb
Judges 8: Zebah and Zalmunna Taken; Gideon's Ephod and Death; 40 years of Peace
1. Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites
4. Succoth and Penuel refuse to deliver Gideon's army
10. Zebah and Zalmunna are taken
13. Succoth and Penuel are destroyed
17. Gideon revenges his brothers's death on Zebah and Zalmunna
22. He refuses government
24. His ephod the cause of idolatry
28. Midian subdued
29. Gideon's children, and death
33. The Israelites' idolatry and ingratitude
Judges 9: Abimelech Conspires to Become King, Falls after 3 Years; Shechem; Abimelech
1. Abimelech by conspiracy with the Shechemites, and murder of his brothers, is made king
7. Jotham by a parable rebukes them, and foretells their ruin
22. Gaal conspires with the Shechemites against him
30. Zebul reveals it
34. Abimelech overcomes them, and sows the city with salt
46. He burns the hold of the god Berith
50. At Thebez he is slain by a piece of a millstone
56. Jotham's curse is fulfilled.
Judges 10: Tola; Jair; Jephthah; Philistines and Ammonites Oppress Israel
1. Tola judges Israel in Shamir
3. Jair, whose thirty sons had thirty cities
6. The Philistines and Ammonites oppress Israel
10. In their misery God sends them to their false gods
15. Upon their repentance he pities them
Judges 11: Jephthah's Covenant with the Gileadites
1. The covenant between Jephthah and the Gileadites, that he should lead
12. The treaty of peace between him and the Ammonites is in vain
29. Jephthah's vow
32. His conquest of the Ammonites
34. He performs his vow on his daughter.
Judges 12: Jephthah, Ephraim, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon
1. The Ephraimites, quarrelling with Jephthah, are slain by the Gileadites
7. Jephthah dies
8. Ibzan, who had thirty sons, and thirty daughters
11. and Elon
13. and Abdon, who had forty sons, and thirty nephews, judge Israel
Judges 13: Israel Oppressed by the Philistines; Samson Is Born
1. Israel is delivered into the hands of Philistines
2. An angel appears to Manoah's wife
8. The angel appears to Manoah
15. Manoah's sacrifices, whereby the angel is discovered.
24. Samson is born
Judges 14: Samson's Marriage and Riddle
1. Samson desires a wife of the Philistines.
6. In his journey he kills a lion
8. In a second journey he finds honey in the carcass
10. Samson's marriage feast
12. His riddle by his wife is made known
19. He strikes down thirty Philistines
20. His wife is married to another.
Judges 15: Samson Burns the Philistine Crops
1. Samson is denied his wife
3. He burns the Philistines' corn with foxes and firebrands
6. His wife and her father are burnt by the Philistines
8. Samson smites them hip and thigh
9. He is bound by the men of Judah, and delivered to the Philistines
14. He kills them with a jawbone
18. God makes the fountain En-hakkore for him in Lehi
Judges 16: Samson and Delilah; Samson's Capture and Death
1. Samson at Gaza escapes, and carries away the gates of the city
4. Delilah corrupted by the Philistines, entices Samson
6. Thrice she is deceived
15. At last she overcomes him
21. The Philistines take him, and put out his eyes
22. His strength renewing, he pulls down the house upon the Philistines and dies
Judges 17: Micah's Idolatry
1. Of the money that Micah first stole, then restored, his mother makes idols
5. And he makes ornaments for them
7. He hires a Levite to be his priest
Judges 18: Danites Settle in Laish, Take Micah's Idols
1. The Danites send five men to seek out an inheritance
3. At the house of Micah they consult with Jonathan, and are encouraged
7. They search Laish, and bring back news of good hope
11. Six hundred men are sent to surprise it
16. In their way they rob Micah of his priest and his consecrated things
27. They win Laish, and call it Dan
30. They set up idolatry, wherein Jonathan inherits the priesthood.
Judges 19: A Levite's Concubine Degraded
1. A Levite goes to Bethlehem to fetch home his concubine
16. An old man entertains him at Gibeah
22. The Gibeonites abuse his concubine to death
29. He divides her into twelve pieces, and sends them to the twelve tribes
Judges 20: Israelites Defeat the Benjamites
1. The Levite in a general assembly declared his wrong
8. The decree of the assembly
12. The Benjamites, being cited, make head against the Israelites
18. The Israelites in two battles lose forty thousand
26. They destroy by a plan all the Benjamites, except six hundred.
Judges 21: Wives for the Benjamites
1. The people bewail the desolation of Benjamin
8. By the destruction of Jabesh Gilead they provide them four hundred wives.
16. They advise the remainder to surprise the virgins that danced at Shiloh
Ruth 1: Naomi and Ruth
1. Elimelech, driven by famine into Moab, dies there
4. Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also
6. Naomi, returning homeward
8. dissuades her two daughters-in-law from going with her
14. Orpah leaves her, but Ruth with great constancy accompanies her
19. The two come to Bethlehem, where they are gladly received
Ruth 2: Ruth Gleans in the Field of Boaz
1. Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz
4. Boaz takes notice of her
8. and shows her great favor
18. That which she got, she carries to Naomi
Ruth 3: Naomi's Instruction to Ruth; Boaz Accepts Ruth
1. By Naomi's instruction
5. Ruth lies at Boaz's feet
8. Boaz acknowledges the right of a kinsman
14. He sends her away with six measures of barley
Ruth 4: Boaz Marries Ruth and Begins the Line of David
1. Boaz calls into judgment the next kinsman
6. He refuses the redemption according to the manner in Israel
9. Boaz buys the inheritance
11. He marries Ruth
13. She bears Obed, the grandfather of David
18. The generations of Pharez unto David
1 Samuel 1: Samuel Is Born to Hannah and Elkanah
1. Elkanah, a Levite, having two wives, worships yearly at Shiloh
4. He cherishes Hannah, though barren, and provoked by Peninnah
9. Hannah in grief prays for a child
12. Eli first rebuking her, afterwards blesses her
19. Hannah, having born Samuel, stays at home till he is weaned
24. She presents him, according to her vow, to the Lord
1 Samuel 2: Hannah's Prayer; Eli's Sons; Samuel's Childhood
1. Hannah's song in thankfulness
12. The sin of Eli's sons
18. Samuel's ministry
20. by Eli's blessing Hannah is more fruitful
22. Eli reproves his sons
27. A prophecy against Eli's house
1 Samuel 3: Samuel's Vision of the Fall of Eli's House
1. How the word of the Lord was first revealed to Samuel
11. God tells Samuel the destruction of Eli's house
15. Samuel, though loath, tells Eli the vision
19. Samuel grows in credit
1 Samuel 4: Philistines Take the Ark; Death of Eli
1. The Israelites are overcome by the Philistines at Ebenezer
3. They fetch the ark unto the terror of the Philistines
10. They are smitten again, the ark taken, and Hophni and Phinehas are slain
12. Eli at the news, falling backward, breaks his neck
19. Phinehas's wife, discouraged in her travail with Ichabod, dies
1 Samuel 5: Philistines Smitten while Possessing the Ark
1. The Philistines having brought the ark into Ashdod, set it in the house Dagon
3. Dagon is smitten down and cut and cut in pieces,
5. and they of Ashdod smitten with tumors
8. So God deals with them of Gath, when it was brought thither
10. and so with them of Ekron, when it was brought thither
1 Samuel 6: Philistines Return the Ark to Israel
1. After seven months the Philistines take counsel how to send back the ark
10. They bring it on a new cart with an offering unto Beth Shemesh
19. The people are smitten for looking into the ark
21. They send to them of Kiriath Jearim to fetch it
1 Samuel 7: Samuel Subdues the Philistines
1. They of Kiriath Jearim bring the ark to Abinadab, and sanctify Eleazar as guard
2. After twenty years,
3. the Israelites, by Samuel's means, solemnly repent at Mizpeh
7. While Samuel prays and sacrifices,
10. the Lord thwarts the Philistines by thunder at Ebenezer
13. The Philistines are subdued
15. Samuel judges Israel
1 Samuel 8: Israelites Disregard Samuel's Warning and Demand a King
1. By occasion of the ill government of Samuel's sons, the Israelites ask a king
6. Samuel praying in grief is comforted by God
10. He tells the manner of a king
19. God wills Samuel to yield unto the importunity of the people
1 Samuel 9: Saul Anointed by Samuel
1. Saul despairing to find his father's donkeys
6. by the counsel of his servant
11. and direction of young maidens
15. according to God's revelation
18. comes to Samuel
19. Samuel entertains Saul at the feast
25. Samuel, after secret communication, brings Saul on his way
1 Samuel 10: Saul becomes King
1. Samuel anoints Saul
2. He confirms him by prediction of three signs
9. Saul's heart is changed, and he prophesies
14. He conceals the matter of the kingdom from his uncle
17. Saul is chosen at Mizpeh by lot
26. The different affections of his subjects
1 Samuel 11: Saul Rescues Jabesh from the Ammonites; Saul Confirmed as King
1. Nahash offers them of Jabesh Gilead a reproachful condition
4. They send messengers, and are delivered by Saul
12. Saul thereby is confirmed, and his kingdom renewed
1 Samuel 12: Samuel testifies to Israel; God sends Thunder and Israel Repents
1. Samuel testifies his integrity
6. He reproves the people of ingratitude
16. He terrifies them with thunder in harvest time
20. he comforts them in God's mercy
1 Samuel 13: War with the Philistines
1. Saul's select band
3. He calls the Hebrews to Gilgal against the Philistines
5. The Philistines' great army
6. The distress of the Israelites
8. Saul, weary of staying for Samuel, sacrifices
11. Samuel reproves him
17. The three raiding parties of the Philistines
19. The policy of the Philistines, to allow no blacksmith in Israel
1 Samuel 14: Jonathan's Miraculous Victory; Saul's Foolish Order; Jonathan Disobeys
1. Jonathan goes and miraculously smites the Philistine's garrison
15. A divine terror makes them beat themselves
17. Saul, not staying the priest's answer, sets on them
21. The captivated Hebrews, and the hidden Israelites, join against them.
24. Saul's unadvised adjuration hinders the victory
31. He restrains the people from eating blood
35. He builds an altar
37. Jonathan, taken by lot, is save by the people
47. Saul's victories, strength, and family
1 Samuel 15: Saul's Disobedience and Samuel's Rebuke
1. Samuel sends Saul to destroy Amalek
6. Saul favors the Kenites
7. He spares Agag and the best of the spoil
10. Samuel denounces unto Saul God's rejection of him for his disobedience
24. Saul's humiliation
32. Samuel kills Agag
34. Samuel and Saul part
1 Samuel 16: Samuel Goes to Bethlehem and Anoints David
1. Samuel sent by God, under pretense of a sacrifice, comes to Bethlehem
6. His human judgment is reproved
11. He anoints David
15. Saul sends for David to quiet his evil spirit
1 Samuel 17: David and Goliath
1. The armies of the Israelites and Philistines being ready to battle
4. Goliath challenges a combat
12. David, sent by his father to visit his brothers, takes the challenge
28. Eliab chides him
30. He is brought to Saul
32. shows the reason of his confidence
38. and slays the giant
55. Saul takes notice of David
1 Samuel 18: Jonathan's Friendship with David; Saul's Jealousy
1. Jonathan befriends David
5. Saul envies his praise
10. seeks to kill him in his fury
12. fears him for his good success
17. offers him his daughters for snare
23. David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law,
25. gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry
28. Saul's hatred and David's glory increase
1 Samuel 19: David Protected from Saul
1. Elkanah, a Levite, having two wives, worships yearly at Shiloh
4. He cherishes Hannah, though barren, and provoked by Peninnah
9. Hannah in grief prays for a child
12. Eli first rebuking her, afterwards blesses her
19. Hannah, having born Samuel, stays at home till he is weaned
24. She presents him, according to her vow, to the Lord
1 Samuel 20: David and Jonathan's Covenant
1. David consults with Jonathan for his safety
11. Jonathan and David renew their covenant by oath
18. Jonathan's token to David
23. Saul, missing David, seeks to kill Jonathan
35. Jonathan affectionately takes his leave of David
1 Samuel 21: David Takes the Consecrated Bread
1. David at Nob obtains Ahimelech's hallowed bread
7. Doeg is present
8. David takes Goliath's sword
10. David at Gath feigns himself insane
1 Samuel 22: Saul Slays the Priests of Nob
1. Companies resort unto David at Adullam
3. At Mizpeh he commends his parents unto the king of Moab
5. Admonished by Gad, he comes to Hareth,
6. Saul going to pursue him, complains of his servants' unfaithfulness
9. Doeg accuses Ahimelech
11. Saul commands to kill the priests
17. The footmen refusing, Doeg executes it
20. Abiathar escaping, brings David the news
1 Samuel 23: David Saves Keilah, Flees from Saul
1. David, enquiring of the Lord by Abiathar, rescues Keilah
7. God showing him the coming of Saul, and the treachery of the Keilites,
13. he escapes from Keilah
14. In Ziph Jonathan comes and comforts him
19. The Ziphites discover him to Saul
25. At Maon he is rescued from Saul by the invasion of the Philistines
29. He dwells at En Gedi
1 Samuel 24: David Spares Saul's Life
1. David, in a cave at En Gedi, spares his life
8. He shows thereby his innocence,
16. Saul, acknowledging his fault, takes an oath of David, and departs.
1 Samuel 25: Samuel Dies; David Marries Abigail
1. Samuel dies
2. David in Paran sends to Nabal
10. Provoked by Nabal's rudeness, he minds to destroy him
14. Abigail understanding thereof
18. takes a present
23. and by her wisdom
32. pacifies David
36. Nabal hearing thereof, dies
39. David takes Abigail and Ahinoam to be his wives
44. Michal is given to Phalti
1 Samuel 26: David Spares Saul a Second Time
1. Saul, by the discovery of the Ziphites, comes to Hachilah against David
4. David coming into the trench keeps Abishai from killing Saul,
11. but takes his spear and jug
13. David reproves Abner
17. and exhorts Saul
21. Saul acknowledges his sin
1 Samuel 27: David Flees to the Philistines
1. Saul, hearing David to be in Gath, seeks no more for him
5. David begs Ziklag of Achish
8. He, invading other countries, persuades Achish he fought against Judah.
1 Samuel 28: Saul and the Witch of Endor
1. Achish puts confidence in David
3. Saul having destroyed the witches
4. and now in his fear forsaken of God
7. has recourse to a witch
8. who, encouraged by Saul, raises up Samuel
15. Saul hearing his ruin, faints
21. The woman and his servants refresh him with meat
1 Samuel 29: Achish Sends David Away
1. David marching with the Philistines
3. is disallowed by their princes
6. Achish dismisses him, with commendations of his fidelity
1 Samuel 30: David Destroys the Amalekites and Divides the Spoils
1. The Amalekites raid Ziklag
4. David asking counsel, is encouraged by God to pursue them
11. By the means of a received Egyptian he is brought to the enemies,
18. and recovers all the spoil
22. David's law to divide the spoil equally
26. He sends presents to his friends
1 Samuel 31: Saul and His Sons Killed
1. Saul, having lost his army, and his sons slain,
4. he and his armor bearer kill themselves.
7. The Philistines possess the forsaken towns of the Israelites
8. They triumph over the dead bodies
11. They of Jabesh Gilead recovering the dead bodies by night,
12. burn them at Jabesh,
13. and mournfully bury their bodies.
2 Samuel 1: David Informed, Mourns for Saul and Jonathan
1. The Amalekite who accused himself of Saul's death is slain
17. David laments Saul and Jonathan with a song
2 Samuel 2: David Made King over Judah; Ish-Bosheth Rules over Israel
1. David, by God's direction, with his company goes up to Hebron
4. where he is made king of Judah
5. He commends them of Jabesh Gilead for their king of Israel
8. Abner makes Ishbosheth king of Israel
12. A mortal skirmish between twelve of Abner's and twelve of Joab's men.
18. Asahel is slain
25. At Abner's motion, Joab sounds a retreat
32. Asahel's burial
2 Samuel 3: House of David Strengthened; Joab murders Abner
1. During the war David becomes stronger
2. Six sons are born to him in Hebron
6. Abner, displeased with Ishbosheth
7. revolts to David
13. David requires as a condition to bring him his wife Michal
17. Abner confers with the Israelites, feasted by David, and dismissed
22. Joab returning from battle, is displeased with the king, and kills Abner
28. David curses Joab
31. and mourns for Abner
2 Samuel 4: The Murder of Ish-bosheth
1. The Israelites being troubled at the death of Abner
2. Baanah and Rechab slay Ish-Bosheth, and bring his head to Hebron
9. David causes them to be slain, and Ish-Bosheth's head to be buried.
2 Samuel 5: David Becomes King over All Israel, Defeats the Philistines
1. The tribes come to Hebron and anoint David over Israel,
4. David's age
6. Taking Zion from the Jebusites, he dwells in it
11. Hiram sends to David,
13. Eleven sons are born to him in Jerusalem
17. David, directed by God, smites the Philistines at Baal-perazim
22. And again at the mulberry trees
2 Samuel 6: The Ark Is Brought to Jerusalem
1. David fetches the ark from Kirjath Jearim on a new cart,
6. Uzzah is smitten at Perez Uzzah
9. God blesses Obed-Edom for the ark
12. David brings the ark into Zion with sacrifices, and dances before it;
16. for which Michal despises him
17. He places it in a tabernacle with great joy and feasting
20. Michal, reproving David for his joy, is childless to her death
2 Samuel 7: David Plans a Temple; David's Prayer
1. Nathan, first approving the purpose of David to build God a house
4. After by the word of God forbids him
12. God promises him benefits and blessings in his seed
18. David's prayer and thanksgiving
2 Samuel 8: David Defeats the Philistines, Moabites, Syrians
1. David subdues the Philistines and the Moabites
3. He smites Hadadezer, and the Syrians
9. Toi sends Joram with presents to bless him
11. David dedicates the presents and the spoil to God
14. He puts garrisons in Edom
16. David's officers
2 Samuel 9: David by Ziba Sends for Mephibosheth
1. David by Ziba sends for Mephibosheth
7. For Jonathan's sake he restores to him all that was Saul's
9. He makes Ziba his farmer
2 Samuel 10: David Defeats Ammon and Aram
1. David's messengers, sent to comfort Hanun are villainously treated
6. The Ammonites, strengthened by the Syrians, overcome by Joab and Abishai
15. Shobuch, making a new supply of the Syrains at Helam, is slain by David
2 Samuel 11: David and Bathsheba
1. While Joab besieges Rabbah, David commits adultery with Bathsheba
6. Uriah, sent for by David to cover the adultery, would not go home.
14. He carries to Joab the letter of his death
18. Joab sends the news thereof to David
26. David takes Bathsheba as his wife
2 Samuel 12: Nathan Rebukes David; Solomon Born
1. Nathan's parable of the ewe lamb causes David to be his own judge.
7. David, reproved by Nathan, confesses his sin, and is pardoned
15. David mourns and prays for the child while it lives
24. Solomon is born, and named Jedidiah
26. David takes Rabbah, and tortures the people thereof
2 Samuel 13: Amnon and Tamar; Amnom Killed by Absalom
1. Amnon loving Tamar, by Jonadab's counsel feigning himself sick, ravishes her.
15. He hates her, and shamefully turns her away
19. Absalom entertains her, and conceals his purpose
23. At a sheep-shearing among all the king's sons, he kills Amnon
31. David grieving at the news, is comforted by Jonadab
37. Absalom flies to Talmai at Geshur
2 Samuel 14: The Widow of Tekoa; Absalom Recalled
1. Joab, suborning a widow of Tekoah to incline the king's heart to fetch Absalom,
21. brings him home to Jerusalem
25. Absalom's beauty, hair, and children
28. After two years, Absalom is brought into the king's presence by Joab
2 Samuel 15: Absalom's Conspiracy; David Flees Jerusalem
1. Absalom, by fair speeches and courtesies, steals the hearts of Israel.
7. By pretense of a vow, he obtains leave to go to Hebron
10. He makes there a great conspiracy
13. David upon the news flees from Jerusalem
19. Ittai will leave him
24. Zadok and Abiathar are sent back with the ark
30. David and his company go up mount Olivet weeping,
31. He curses Ahithophel's counsel
32. Hushai is sent back with instructions
2 Samuel 16: David and Ziba; Shimei Curses David; Absalom Enters Jerusalem
1. Ziba, by presents and false suggestions, obtains his master's inheritance
5. At Bahurim, Shimei curses David
9. David with patience abstains, and restrains others, from revenge
15. Hushai insinuates himself into Absalom's counsel
20. Ahithophel's counsel
2 Samuel 17: Hushai's Warning Saves David
1. Ahithophel's counsel is overthrown by Hushai's
15. Secret intelligence is sent unto David
23. Ahithophel hangs himself
25. Amasa is made captain
27. David at Mahanaim is furnished with provisions
2 Samuel 18: Absalom Slain by Joab; David Mourns
1. David viewing the armies in their march gives them charge of Absalom
6. The Israelites are sorely smitten in the wood of ephraim
9. Absalom, hanging in an oak is slain by Joab, and cast into a pit
18. Absalom's place
19. Ahimaaz and Cushi bring tidings to David
33. David mourns for Absalom
2 Samuel 19: Joab Causes David to Cease His Mourning; David Restored
1. Joab causes the king to cease his mourning
9. The Israelites are earnest to bring the king back
11. David sends to the priest to incite them of Judah
18. Shimei is pardoned
24. Mephibosheth excused
32. Barzillai dismissed, and Chimham his son taken into the king's family
41. The Israelites expostulate with Judah for bringing home the king without them
2 Samuel 20: Sheba Rebels; Joab Kills Amasa; Revolt Ended
1. By occasion of the quarrel, Sheba rebels in Israel
3. David's ten concubines are put in confinement for life
4. Amasa, made captain over Judah, is slain by Joab
14. Joab pursues Sheba to Abel
16. A wise woman saves the city by Sheba's head
23. David's officers
2 Samuel 21: The Gibeonites Avenged; Battles with the Philistines
1. The three year Gibeonite famine ceases, by hanging seven of Saul's sons.
10. Rizpah's kindness unto the dead
12. David buries the bones of Saul and Jonathan in his father's tomb
15. Four battles against the Philistines, wherein four men of David slay four giants.
2 Samuel 22: David's Song of Deliverance
1. David's psalm of thanksgiving for God's deliverance and blessings
2 Samuel 23: David's Last Song
1. David, in his last words, professes his faith in God's promises
6. The different state of the wicked
8. A catalogue of David's mighty men
2 Samuel 24: The Census Taken; David Builds an Altar
1. David, tempted by Satan, forces Joab to number the people
5. The captains, in nine months and twenty days, gather 1,300,000 fighting men
10. David repents, and having three plagues proposed by God, chooses pestilence
15. After the death of 70,000, David by prayer prevents the destruction of Jerusalem
18. David, by God's direction, purchases Araunah's threshing floor;
25. and the plague stops
1 Kings 1: David in Old Age Anoints Solomon as King
1. Abishag cherishes David in his extreme age
5. Adonijah, David's darling, usurps the kingdom
11. By the council of Nathan
15. Bathsheba moves the king
22. And Nathan seconds her
28. David renews his oath to Bathsheba
32. Solomon, by David's appointment,
38. being anointed king by Zadok and Nathan, the people triumph
41. Jonathan bringing the news, Adonijah's guests fly
50. Adonijah, flying to the horns of the altar, is dismissed by Solomon
1 Kings 2: David's Charge to Solomon; David's Death
1. David, having given a charge to Solomon
3. of Reverence
5. of Joab
7. of Barzillai
8. of Shimei
10. Solomon succeeds
12. Adonijah, moving Bathsheba to ask unto Solomon for Abishag,
13. is put to death
26. Abiathar, having his life given him, is deprived of the priesthood
28. Joab fleeing to the horns of the altar, is there slain
35. Benaiah is put in Joab's room, and Zadfok in Abiathar's
36. Shimei, confined to Jerusalem, by occasion of going to Gath, is put to death.
1 Kings 3: Solomon Asks for Wisdom
1. Solomon marries Pharaoh's daughter
2. High places being in use, Solomon sacrifices at Gibeon
5. Solomon at Gibeon, in the choice which God gave him,
10. preferring wisdom, obtains wisdom, riches, and honor
16. Solomon's judgment makes him renowned
1 Kings 4: Solomon's Officials, Daily Provision, and Wisdom
1. Solomon's princes
7. His twelve officers for provision
20. The peace and largeness of his kingdom
22. His daily provision
26. His stable
29. His wisdom
1 Kings 5: Preparations for the Temple
1. Hiram, sending to congratulate Solomon, is desired to furnish him with timber
7. Hiram, blessing God for Solomon, furnishes him with trees.
13. The number of Solomon's workmen and laborers
1 Kings 6: The Building of Solomon's Temple
1. The building of Solomon's temple
5. The chambers thereof
11. God's promise unto it
15. The ceiling and adorning of it
23. The cherubim
31. The doors
36. The court
37. The time of building it
1 Kings 7: The Building of Solomon's Palace
1. The building of Solomon's house
2. Of the house of Lebanon
6. Of the porch of pillars
7. Of the porch of judgment
8. Of the house for Pharaoh's daughter
13. Hiram's work of the two pillars,
23. Of the molten sea
27. Of the ten bases
38. Of the ten lavers
40. and all the vessels
1 Kings 8: Ark Brought to the Temple; Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
1. The feast of the temple
12. Solomon's blessing
22. Solomon's prayer
54. Solomon's blessing
62. His sacrifice of peace offerings
1 Kings 9: God's covenant with Solomon; Solomon's works
1. God's covenant in a vision with Solomon
10. The mutual presents of Solomon and Hiran
15. In Solomon's works the Gentiles were his bondmen, the Israelites servants
24. Pharaoh's daughter removes to her house
25. Solomon's yearly solemn sacrifices
26. His navy fetches gold from Ophir
1 Kings 10: The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon
1. The queen of Sheba admires the wisdom of Solomon
14. Solomon's gold
16. His targets
18. The throne of ivory
21. His vessels
24. His presents
26. his chariots and horse
28. his tribute
1 Kings 11: Solomon's Wives Draw Him to Idolatry; Solomon's Death
1. Solomon's wives and concubines
4. In his old age they draw him to idolatry
9. God threatens him,
14. Solomon's adversaries were Hadad, who was entertained in Egypt
23. Rezon, who reigned in Damascus
26. And Jeroboam, to whom Ahijah prophesied
41. Solomon's acts, reign, and death. Rehoboam succeeds him
1 Kings 12: Israelites Rebel against Rehoboam; Kingdom Divided; Jeroboam begins Idol Worship
1. The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to crown Rehoboam,
4. by Jeroboam make a suit of relaxation unto him
6. Rehoboam, refusing the old men's counsel, answers them roughly
16. Ten tribes revolting, kill Adoram, and make Rehoboam flee
21. Rehoboam, raising an army, is forbidden by Shemaiah
25. Jeroboam strengthens himself by cities
26. and by idolatry of the two calves
1 Kings 13: Jeroboam's Hand Withered and Restored; Prophet Reproved
1. Jeroboam's hand withers
6. and at the prayer of the prophet is restored
7. The prophet departs from Bethel
11. An old prophet brings him back
20. He is reproved by God
23. slain by a lion
26. buried by the old prophet
31. who confirms the prophecy
33. Jeroboam's obstinacy
1 Kings 14: Ahijah's Prophecies against Jeroboam; Rehoboam's Wicked Reign
1. Abijah being sick,
2. Jeroboam sends his wife, disguised, with presents to the prophet Ahijah
5. Ahijah forewarned by God, denounces God's judgment
17. Abijah dies, and is buried
19. Nadab succeeds Jeroboam
21. Rehoboam's wicked reign,
25. Shishak raids Jerusalem
29. Abijam succeeds Rehoboam
1 Kings 15: Kings of Judah: Abijam, Asa, Jehoshaphat; Israel: Nadab, Baasha
1. Abijam's wicked reign
7. Asa succeeds him
9. Asa's good reign
16. The war between Baasha and him causes him to make a league with Ben-Hadad
23. Jehoshaphat succeeds Asa
25. Nadab's wicked reign
27. Baasha conspiring against him, executes Ahijah's prophecy
31. Nadab's acts and death
33. Baasha's wicked reign
1 Kings 16: Jehu's Prophecy; Kings of Israel: Baasha, Elah, Zimri, Omri, Ahab
1. Jehu's prophecy against Baasha
5. Elah succeeds him
8. Zimri, conspiring against Elah, succeeds him
11. Zimri executes Jehu's prophecy
15. Omri, made king by the soldiers, forces Zimri desperately to burn himself
21. The kingdom being divided, Omri prevails against Tibni
23. Omri builds Samaria
25. His wicked reign
27. Ahab succeeds him
29. Ahab's most wicked reign
34. Joshua's curse upon Hiel the builder of Jericho
1 Kings 17: Elijah Prays for drought, Fed by Ravens; The Widow at Zarephath
1. Elijah, having prophesied against Ahab,
3. is sent to Cherith where the ravens feed him.
8. He is sent to the widow of Zarephath
17. He raises the widow's son
24. The woman believes him
1 Kings 18: Elijah and Baal's Prophets on Mount Carmel; Elijah's Prayer
1. In the extremity of famine Elijah, sent to Ahab, meets good Obadiah
9. Obadiah brings Ahab to Elijah
17. Elijah, reproving Ahab, by fire from heaven convinces Baal's prophets
41. Elijah, by prayer obtaining rain, follows Ahab to Jezreel
1 Kings 19: Elijah Flees Jezebel; Elisha Called
1. Elijah, threatened by Jezebel, flees to Beersheba
4. In the desert, being weary of his life, he is comforted by an angel
9. At Horeb God appears unto him, sending him to anoint Hazael, Jehu, and Elisha
19. Elisha, taking leave of his friends, follows Elijah
1 Kings 20: Ben-Hadad Attacks Samaria, Defeated by Ahab; Ahab Condemned
1. Ben-Hadad, not content with Ahab's homage, besieges Samaria
13. By the direction of a prophet, the Syrians are slain
22. As the prophet forewarned Ahab, the Syrians come against him in Aphek
28. By the word of the prophet, and God's judgment, the Syrians are smitten again
31. The Syrians submit; Ahab sends Ben-Hadad away with a covenant
35. The prophet, under the parable of a prisoner,
39. making Ahab judge himself, denounces God's judgment against him
1 Kings 21: Ahab Takes Naboth's Vineyard Due to Jezebel's Plot
1. Ahab being denied Naboth's vineyard, is grieved
5. Jezebel writing letters against Naboth, he is condemned of blasphemy
15. Ahab take possession of the vineyard
17. Elijah denounces judgments against Ahab and Jezebel
25. Wicked Ahab repenting, God defers the judgment
1 Kings 22: Ahab Warned by Micaiah, Slain at Ramoth Gilead; Jehoshaphat King of Judah; Ahaziah King of Israel
1. Ahab, seduced by false prophets, by Michaiah's word, is slain at Ramoth Gilead
37. The dogs lick up his blood, and Ahaziah succeeds him
41. Jehoshaphat's good reign
45. His acts
46. Jehoram succeeds him
51. Ahaziah's evil reign
2 Kings 1: Moab Rebels; Ahaziah Judged by Elijah and Succeeded by Jehoram
1. Moab rebels
2. Ahaziah, sending to Baal-Zebub, has his judgement by Elijah
5. Elijah twice brings fire from heaven on those Ahaziah sent to apprehend him.
13. He pities the third captain,
15. and, encouraged by an angel, tells the king of his death
17. Jehoram succeeds Ahaziah
2 Kings 2: Elijah Taken to Heaven and Succeeded by Elisha
1. Elijah, taking his leave of Elisha, with his mantle divides Jordan
9. and, granting Elisha his request, is taken up by a fiery chariot into heaven
12. Elisha, dividing Jordan with Elijah's mantle, is acknowledged his successor
16. The young prophets, hardly obtaining leave to seek Elijah, cannot find him.
19. Elisha with salt heals the unwholesome waters
23. Bears destroy the children that mocked Elisha
2 Kings 3: Jehoram Meets Moab's Rebellion
1. Jehoram's reign
4. Mesha rebels
6. Jehoram, with Jehoshaphat, and the king of Edom, being distressed for want of water,
13. by Elisha obtains water, and promise of victory
21. The Moabites, deceived by the colour of the water, coming to spoil, are overcome
26. The king of Moab sacrifices his son, and raises the siege
2 Kings 4: The Widow's Oil; The Shunammite Woman's son rasied; Stew and Bread Feed Many
1. Elisha multiplies the widow's oil
8. He obtains a son for the good Shunammite
18. He restores her son when dead
38. At Gilgal he heals the deadly pottage
42. He satisfies a hundred men with twenty loaves
2 Kings 5: Naaman Cured of Leprosy; Gehazi Smitten
1. Naaman, by the report of a captive maid, is sent to Samaria to be cured of leprosy
8. Elisha, sending him to Jordan cures him
15. He refusing Naaman's gifts grants him some of the earth
20. Gehazi, abusing his master's name unto Naaman, is smitten with leprosy
2 Kings 6: Elisha Causes the Axhead to Float; Arameans Blinded; Samaria Besieged
1. Elisha, allowing the young prophets to enlarge dwellings, floats an axhead
8. He discloses the king of Syria's counsel
13. The army which was sent to Dothan to apprehend Elisha, is blinded
19. Being brought into Samaria, they are dismissed in peace
24. The famine in Samaria causes women to eat their own children
30. The king sends to slay Elisha
2 Kings 7: Elisha Promises Plenty in Samaria; Siege Lifted
1. Elisha prophesies incredible plenty in Samaria
3. four lepers, venturing on the host of the Syrians, bring tidings of their flight
12. The king, finding by spies the news to be true, spoils the tents of the Syrians.
17. The lord who would not believe the prophecy of plenty is trampled in the press
2 Kings 8: The Shunammite's Land; Hazael Kills Ben-Hadad; Jehoram and Ahaziah Kings of Judah
1. The Shunammite, having left her country seven years, to avoid the famine,
5. for Elisha's miracle's sake has her land restored by the king.
7. Hazael Murders Ben-Hadad and succeeds him
16. Jehoram's wicked reign in Judah
20. Edom and Libnah revolt
23. Ahaziah succeeds Jehoram
25. Ahaziah's wicked reign
28. He visits Joram, being wounded, at Jezreel
2 Kings 9: Jehu Reigns in Israel; Murders of Joram, Ahaziah, Jezebel
1. Elisha sends a young prophet with instructions to anoint Jehu at Ramoth Gilead
4. The prophet having done his message, flees
11. Jehu, being made king by the soldiers, kills Joram in the field of Naboth
27. Ahaziah is slain at Gur, and buried at Jerusalem
30. Proud Jezebel is thrown down out of a window, and eaten by dogs.
2 Kings 10: Ahab's Family Killed; Baal Worshipers killed; Jehoahaz succeeds Jehu
1. Jehu, by his letters, causes seventy of Ahab's sons to be beheaded
8. He excuses the fact by the prophecy of Elijah
12. At the shearing house he slays forty-two of Ahaziah's brothers
15. He takes Jehonadab into his company
18. By subtilty he destroys all the worshippers of Baal
29. Jehu follows Jeroboam's sins
32. Hazael oppresses Israel
34. Jehoahaz succeeds Jehu
2 Kings 11: Athaliah Queen of Judah
1. Jehoash, being saved by Jehosheba his aunt from Athaliah's massacre,
3. is hidden six years in the house of God
13. Jehoiada, giving order to the captains, in the seventh year anoints him king
17. Jehoiada restores the worship of God
2 Kings 12: Joash Reigns over Judah, Repairs the Temple
1. Jehoash reigns well all the days of Jehoiada
4. He gives order for the repair of the temple
17. Hazael is diverted from Jerusalem by a present of the hallowed treasures
19. Jehoash being slain, Amaziah succeeds him
2 Kings 13: Jehoahaz, Jehoash, Kings of Israel; Elisha Dies
1. Jehoahaz's wicked reign
3. Jehoahaz, oppressed by Hazael, is relieved by prayer
8. Joash succeeds him
10. His wicked reign
12. Jeroboam succeeds him
14. Elisha dying, prophesies to Joash three victories over the Syrians
20. The Moabites invading the land, Elisha's bones raise a dead man.
22. Joash gets three victories over Ben-hadad
2 Kings 14: Amaziah and Jeroboam II Kings of Judah
1. Amaziah's good reign
5. His justice on the murderers of his father
7. His victory over Edom
8. Amaziah, provoking Jehoash, is overcome
15. Jeroboam succeeds Jehoash
17. Amaziah slain by a conspiracy
21. Azariah succeeds him
23. Jeroboam's wicked reign
28. Zachariah succeeds him
2 Kings 15: Azariah, Jotham Kings of Judah; Zechariah, Shallum, Menahem, Pekahiah, Pekah Kings of Israel
1. Azariah's good reign
5. He dying a leper, is succeeded by Jotham
8. Zachariah the last of Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is slain by Shallum
13. Shallum, reigning a month, is slain by Nenahem
16. Menahem strengthens himself by Pul
21. Pekahiah succeeds him
23. Pekahiah is slain by Pekah
27. Pekah is oppressed by Tiglath-pileser, and slain by Hoshea
32. Jotham's good reign
36. Ahaz succeeds him
2 Kings 16: Ahaz Ruler over Judah; Damascus Falls; Ahaz Succeeded by Hezekiah
1. Ahaz's wicked reign
5. Ahaz, assailed by Rezin and Pekah, hires Tiglath-Pileser against them
10. Ahaz, sending a pattern of an altar from Damascus to Urijah,
12. diverts the bronze altar to his own devotions,
17. He raids the temple
19. Hezekiah succeeds him
2 Kings 17: Hoshea Last King of Israel; Northern Tribes Led into Captivity
1. Hoshea the Last King of Israel
3. Being subdued by Shalmaneser, he conspires against him with So, king of Egypt
5. Samaria for sinning is led into captivity
24. The strange nations transplanted into Samaria make a mixture of religions.
2 Kings 18: Hezekiah Rules over Judah, Destroys Idolatry
1. Hezekiah's good reign
4. He destroys idolatry, and prospers
9. The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins
13. Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute
17. Rabshakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt
2 Kings 19: Isaiah Foretells Jerusalem's Deliverance; Hezekiah's Prayer and God's Answer
1. Hezekiah, in mourning, sends to Isaiah to pray for them.
6. Isaiah comforts them.
8. Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah.
14. Hezekiah's prayer.
20. Isaiah's prophecy of the destruction of Sennacherib, and the good of Zion.
35. An angel slays the Assyrians.
36. Sennacherib is slain by his own sons.
2 Kings 20: Hezekiah's Life Lengthened, Shows Treasures to Babylon
1. Hezekiah, having received a message of death, by prayer has his life lengthened.
8. The sun goes ten degrees backward for a sign of that promise.
12. Berodach-baladan sending to visit Hezekiah has notice of his treasures.
14. Isaiah understanding thereof, foretells the Babylonian captivity.
20. Manasseh succeeds Hezekiah.
2 Kings 21: Manasseh's and Amon's Wicked Reigns
1. Manasseh's reign.
3. His great idolatry.
10. His wickedness causes prophecies against Judah.
17. Amon succeeds him.
19. Amon's wicked reign.
23. He being slain by his servants, and those murderers slain by the people,
26. Josiah is made king.
2 Kings 22: Josiah's Good Reign; Repair of the Temple; Finding the Lost Book of the Law
1. Josiah's good reign.
3. He takes care for the repair of the temple.
8. Hilkiah having found a book of the law,
12. Josiah sends to Huldah to enquire of the Lord.
15. Huldah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, but respite thereof in Josiah's time.
2 Kings 23: Josiah Renews the Covenant and Passover; Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim Follow
1. Josiah causes the book to be read in a solemn assembly.
3. He renews the covenant of the Lord.
4. He destroys idolatry.
15. He burns dead men's bones upon the altar of Bethel, as was prophesied.
21. He keeps a most solemn Passover.
24. He puts away witches and all abomination.
26. God's final wrath against Judah.
29. Josiah, provoking Pharaoh Neco, is slain at Megiddo.
31. Jehoahaz, succeeding him,
33. is imprisoned by Pharaoh Neco, who makes Jehoiakim king.
36. Jehoiakim's wicked reign.
2 Kings 24: Jehoiakim; Deportation to Babylon; Jehoiachin; Zedekiah
1. Jehoiakim, first subdued by Nebuchadnezzar, then rebelling against him,
2. procures his own ruin.
5. Jehoiachin succeeds him.
7. The king of Egypt is vanquished by the king of Babylon.
8. Jehoiachin's evil reign.
10. Jerusalem is taken and carried captive into Babylon.
17. Zedekiah is made king, and reigns ill, unto the utter destruction of Judah.
2 Kings 25: Nebuchadnezzar's Siege, Burning and Plunder of Jerusalem; Jehoiachin's Release
1. Jerusalem is besieged.
4. Zedekiah taken, his sons slain, his eyes put out.
8. Nebuzaradan defaces the city, exiles the remnant, except a few poor laborers;
13. and carries away the treasures.
18. The nobles are slain at Riblah.
22. Gedaliah, who was over those who remained, being slain, the rest flee into Egypt.
27. Evil-Merodach advances Jehoiachin in his court.
1 Chronicles 1: Genealogy from Adam to Abraham; Abraham's Descendants
1. Adam's line to Noah.
5. The sons of Japheth.
8. The sons of Ham.
17. The sons of Shem.
24. Shem's line to Abraham.
29. Ishmael's sons.
32. The sons of Keturah.
34. The posterity of Abraham by Esau.
38. The sons of Seir.
43. The kings of Edom.
51. The dukes of Edom.
1 Chronicles 2: Genealogy from Jacob to David
1. The sons of Israel.
3. The posterity of Judah by Tamar.
13. The children of Jesse.
18. The posterity of Caleb the son of Hezron.
21. Hezron's posterity by the daughter of Machir.
25. Jerahmeel's posterity.
34. Sheshan's posterity.
42. Another branch of Caleb's posterity.
50. The posterity of Caleb the son of Hur.
1 Chronicles 3: Family of David and Kings of Judah
1. The sons of David.
10. His line to Zedekiah.
17. The successors of Jeconiah.
1 Chronicles 4: Descendants of Judah and of Simeon
1. The posterity of Judah by Caleb, the son of Hur.
5. Of Ashur, the posthumous son Hezron.
9. Of Jabez, and his prayer.
11. The other families of the same stock.
21. The sons of Shelah.
24. The posterity and cities of Simeon.
39. Their conquest of Gedor, and of the Amalekites in mount Seir.
1 Chronicles 5: Descendants of Reuben, Gad, Half-Tribe of Manasseh
1. Judah and Joseph preferred before Reuben, who forfeited his birthright.
3. Ruben's descendants; some of whom vanquish the Hagarites.
11. The chief men of Gad, and their habitations.
18. Ruben, Gad, and half of Manasseh, obtain a victory over the Hagarites.
23. The habitations and chief men of that half of Manasseh.
25. The captivity of the two tribes and half, for their sins.
1 Chronicles 6: Descendants of Levi; The Temple Musicians
1. The sons of Levi.
4. The line of Eleazar unto the captivity.
16. The families of Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
49. The office of Aaron, and his line unto Ahimaaz.
54. The cities of the priests and Levites.
1 Chronicles 7: Descendants from Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, Asher
1. The sons of Issachar;
6. of Benjamin;
13. of Naphtali;
14. of Manasseh;
15. and of Ephraim.
21. The calamity of Ephraim by the men of Gath.
23. His posterity by Beriah.
28. Their habitations.
30. The sons of Asher.
1 Chronicles 8: Genealogy from Benjamin to Saul
1. The sons and chief men of Benjamin
33. The stock of Saul and Jonathan
1 Chronicles 9: People of Israel; Judah's Genealogies; Saul's Family Line
1. The original of Israel and Judah's genealogies
2. The Israelites
10. The priests
14. and the Levites, with Nethinims, who dwelt in Jerusalem
27. The charge of certain Levites
35. The stock of Saul and Jonathan
1 Chronicles 10: Saul's Overthrow and Defeat
1. Saul's overthrow and death
8. The Philistines triumph over Saul
11. The kindness of Jabesh Gilead toward Saul and his sons
13. Saul's sin for which the kingdom was transferred from him to David
1 Chronicles 11: David Reigns over All Israel; Conquers Jerusalem with His Mighty Men
1. David Becomes King over All Israel
10. David's Mighty Men
1 Chronicles 12: David's Supporters at Ziklag and Hebron
1. The companies that came to David at Ziklag
23. The armies that came to him at Hebron
1 Chronicles 13: Bringing Back the Ark
1. David fetches the ark with great solemnity from Kirjath Jearim
9. Uzza being smitten, the ark is left at the house of Obed-Edom
1 Chronicles 14: David's Family Grows, Defeat of the Philistines
1. Hiram's kindness to David
2. David's fortune in people, wives, and children
8. His two victories against the Philistines
1 Chronicles 15: The Ark Brought to Jerusalem
1. David having prepared a place for the ark,
15. the priests and Levites bring it from Obed-Edom
25. He performs the solemnity thereof with great joy
29. Michal despises him
1 Chronicles 16: A Tent for the Ark; David's Psalm of Thanks
1. David's festival sacrifice
4. He orders a choir to sing thanksgiving
7. The psalm of thanksgiving
37. He appoints ministers, porters, priests, and musicians, to attend the ark
1 Chronicles 17: God's Promise and David's Prayer in Response
1. Nathan first approving the purpose of David, to build God a house
3. after by the word of God forbids him
11. He promises him blessings and benefits in his seed
16. David's prayer and thanksgiving
1 Chronicles 18: David Strengthens His Kingdom
1. David subdues the Philistines and the Moabites
3. He smites Hadarezer and the Syrians
9. Tou sends Hadoram with presents to bless David
11. The presents and the spoil David dedicates to God
13. He put garrisons in Edom
14. David's officers
1 Chronicles 19: The Battle against Ammon and Aram
1. David's messengers, sent to comfort Hanun, are villainously treated
6. The Ammonites, strengthened by the Syrians, are overcome by Joab and Abishai
16. Shobach, making a new supply of the Syrians, is slain by David
1 Chronicles 20: Rabbah's Capture; War with the Philistines
1. Rabbah is besieged by Joab, spoiled by David, and the people thereof tortured
4. Three giants are slain in overthrows of the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 21: David Incited by Satan, Forces a Census
1. David, tempted by Satan, forces Joab to number the people
5. The number of the people being brought, David repents of it
9. David having three plagues proposed by God, chooses the pestilence
14. After the death of 70,000, David by repentance prevents the destruction of Jerusalem
18. David, by Gad's direction, purchases Ornan's threshing floor;
26. where having built an altar, God gives a sign of his favor by fire.
28. David sacrifices there, being restrained from Gibeon by fear of the angel
1 Chronicles 22: David Prepares for Temple Building, Appoints Solomon
1. David, foreknowing the place of the temple, prepares abundance for building it.
6. He instructs Solomon in God's promises, and his duty in building the temple.
17. He charges the princes to assist his son
1 Chronicles 23: Solomon Reigns; Levites, Gershonites, Kohathites, Merarites
1. David in his old age makes Solomon king
2. The number and distribution of the Levites
7. The families of the Gershonites
12. The sons of Kohath
21. The sons of Merari
24. The office of the Levites
1 Chronicles 24: Divisions of Levites into 24 Orders
1. The division of the sons of Aaron by lot into twenty-four orders.
20. The Kohathites
26. and the Merarites, divided by lot
1 Chronicles 25: Numbers and Divisions of Musicians
1. The number and offices of the singers
8. Their division by lot into twenty-four orders
1 Chronicles 26: Divisions of the Gatekeepers, Treasurers and Other Officials
1. The divisions of the porters
13. The gates assigned by lot
20. The Levites that had charge of the treasures
29. Officers and judges
1 Chronicles 27: Army Commanders, Tribal Officers, Overseers, and Counselors
1. The twelve captains for each month
16. The princes of the twelve tribes
23. The numbering of the people is hindered
25. David's several officers
1 Chronicles 28: David's Assembly about the Temple
1. David in a solemn assembly having declared God's favor to him,
5. and promise to his son Solomon, exhorts them to fear God
9. He encourages Solomon to build the temple
11. He gives him patterns, gold and silver, etc
1 Chronicles 29: Gifts for the Temple; David's Prayer and Death; Solomon King
1. David, by his example and entreaty
6. causes the princes and people to offer willingly
10. David's thanksgiving and prayer
20. The people, having blessed God, and sacrificed, make Solomon king.
26. David's reign and death
2 Chronicles 1: Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom at Gibeon
1. The solemn offering of Solomon at Gibeon
7. Solomon's choice of wisdom is blessed by God
13. Solomon's forces and wealth
2 Chronicles 2: Solomon Prepares to Build a Temple and Palace
1. Solomon's laborers for the building of the temple
3. His ambassage to Huram for workmen and provisions
11. Huram sends him a kind answer
2 Chronicles 3: Solomon Builds the Temple in Jerusalem
1. The place and time of building the temple
3. The measure and ornaments of the house
11. The cherubim
14. The veil and pillars
2 Chronicles 4: Temple Furnishings
1. The altar of brass
2. The molten sea upon twelve oxen
6. The ten lavers, candlesticks, and tables
9. The courts, and the instruments of brass
19. The instruments of gold
2 Chronicles 5: Ark Brought into the Temple; God's Glory
1. The dedicated treasures
2. The solemn induction of the ark into the oracle
11. God being praised, gives a visible sign of his favor
2 Chronicles 6: Solomon's Prayer of Temple Dedication
1. Solomon, having blessed the people, blessed God
12. Solomon's prayer in the consecration of the temple, upon the bronze platform.
2 Chronicles 7: Fire from Heaven; Glory in the Temple; Feast of Dedication; God's Promise
1. God having given testimony to Solomon's prayer by fire from heaven,
2. and glory in the temple, the people worship him
4. Solomon's solemn sacrifice
8. Solomon having kept the feasts of tabernacles and dedication, dismisses the people
12. God appearing to Solomon, gives him promises upon condition
2 Chronicles 8: Solomon's Additional Accomplishments
1. Solomon's buildings
7. The remaining Canaanites, Solomon makes tributaries, but the Israelites rulers
11. Pharaoh's daughter removes to her house
12. Solomon's yearly solemn sacrifices
14. He appoints the priests and Levites to their places
17. The navy fetches gold from Ophir
2 Chronicles 9: Visit of the Queen of Sheba; Solomon's Splendor and Death
1. The queen of sheba admires the wisdom of Solomon
13. Solomon's revenue in gold
15. His targets and shields
17. The throne of ivory
20. His vessels
23. His presents
25. His chariots and horse
26. His tributes
29. His reign and death
2 Chronicles 10: Israelites Rebel against Rehoboam
1. The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to crown Rehoboam,
3. by Jeroboam make a suit of relaxation unto him,
6. Rehoboam, refusing the old mens' counsel, answers them roughly,
16. Ten tribes revolting, kill Hadoram, and make Rehoboam flee
2 Chronicles 11: Rehoboam's Reign over Judah; Rehoboam's Family
1. Rehoboam raising an army to subdue Israel, is forbidden by Shemaiah
5. He strengthens his kingdom with forts and provisions
13. The priests and Levites, and such as feared God, forsaken by Jeroboam,
17. strengthen the kingdom of Judah
18. The wives and children of Rehoboam
2 Chronicles 12: Rehoboam Punished, Shishak Plunders Judah
1. Rehoboam, forsaking the Lord, is punished by Shishak
5. He and the princes, repenting at the preaching of Shemaiah,
7. are delivered from destruction, but not from spoil
13. The reign and death of Rehoboam
2 Chronicles 13: Abijah succeeds Rehoboam; Civil War against Jeroboam
1. Abijah succeeding makes war against Jeroboam
4. he declares the right of his cause
13. Trusting in God, he overcomes Jeroboam
21. The wives and children of Abijah
2 Chronicles 14: Asa Becomes King of Judah, Destroys Idolatry
1. Asa following, destroys idolatry
6. having peace, he strengthens his kingdom with forts and armies
9. Calling of God, he overthrows Zerah, and spoils the Ethiopians
2 Chronicles 15: Azariah Warns Asa; Asa's Reforms
1. Asa, with Judah and many of Israel, moved by the prophecy of Azariah,
12. make a solemn covenant with God
16. He puts down Maachah his grandmother for idolatry
18. He brings dedicated things into the house of God, and enjoys a long peace.
2 Chronicles 16: Asa diverts Baasha from Building Ramah, Imprisons Hanani the Prophet
1. Asa, by the aid of the Syrians, diverts Baasha from building Ramah
7. Being reproved thereof by Hanani, he puts him in prison
11. Among his other acts in his disease he seeks not to God, but to the physicians
13. His death and burial
2 Chronicles 17: Jehoshaphat Succeeds Asa, Reigns Well and Prospers
1. Jehoshaphat, succeeding Asa, reigns well, and prospers
7. He sends Levites with the princes to teach Judah
10. His enemies being terrified by God, some of them bring him presents and tribute
12. His greatness, captains, and armies
2 Chronicles 18: Jehoshaphat Allies with Ahab; Micaiah Prophesies against Ahab; Ahab Defeated
1. Jehoshaphat, joined in affinity with Ahab, is persuaded to go against Ramoth Gilead
4. Ahab, seduced by false prophets, according to the word of Micaiah, is slain there
2 Chronicles 19: Jehu Rebukes Jehoshaphat; Jehoshaphat Appoints Judges
1. Jehoshaphat, reproved by Jehu, visits his kingdom
5. His instructions to the judges
8. to the priests and Levites
2 Chronicles 20: Jehoshaphat Defeats Moab and Ammon; His Prayer and Return to Jerusalem
1. Jehoshaphat, invaded by Moab, proclaims a fast
5. His prayer
14. The prophecy of Jahaziel
20. Jehoshaphat exhorts the people, and sets singers to praise the Lord
22. The great overthrow of his enemies
26. The people, having blessed God at Berachah, return in triumph
31. Jehoshaphat's reign
35. His convoy of ships, according to the prophecy of Eliezer, unhappily perishes.
2 Chronicles 21: Jehoshaphat's Death; Jehoram's Wicked Reign in Judah; Edom Rebels
1. Jehoram, succeeding Jehoshaphat, slays his brothers
5. His wicked reign
8. Edom and Libnah revolt
12. The prophecy of Elijah against him in writing
16. Philistines and Arabians oppress him
18. His incurable disease, infamous death, and burial
2 Chronicles 22: Ahaziah Succeeds Jehoram in Judah, Reigns Wickedly; Athaliah and Joash
1. Ahaziah succeeding, reigns wickedly
5. in his confederacy with Joram, the son of Ahab, he is slain by Jehu
10. Athaliah, destroying all the seed royal, save Joash, usurps the kingdom
2 Chronicles 23: Jehoiada Makes Joash King; Athaliah Slain; Worship of God Restored
1. Jehoiada, having set things in order, makes joash king
12. Athaliah is slain
16. Jehoiada restores the worship of God
2 Chronicles 24: Joash Repairs the Temple; Idolatrous Reign of Joash; Aram Defeats Judah
1. Joash reigns well all the days of Jehoiada
4. He gives order for the repair of the temple
15. Jehoiada's death and honorable burial
17. Joash, falling into idolatry, slays Zechariah the son of Jehoiada
23. Joash is spoiled by the Syrians, and slain by Zabad and Jehozabad
27. Amaziah succeeds him
2 Chronicles 25: Amaziah Succeeds Joash in Judah, Defeated by Jehoash King of Israel
1. Amaziah begins to reign well
3. He executes justice on the traitors
5. having hired an army of Israelites against the Edomites,
7. at the word of a prophet dismisses them
11. He overthrows the Edomites
13. The Israelites, discontented with their dismission, spoil as they return home
14. Amaziah, proud of his victory, serves the gods of Edom, and ignores the prophet
17. He provokes Joash to his overthrow
25. His reign
27. He is slain by conspiracy
2 Chronicles 26: Uzziah Follows in Judah, Prospers, Undone by Pride
1. Uzziah succeeding, and reigning well in the days of Zechariah, prospers
16. Waxing proud, he invades the priest's office, and is smitten with leprosy
22. He dies, and Jotham succeeds him
2 Chronicles 27: Jotham Succeeds Uzziah in Judah
1. Jotham Reigns in Judah
2 Chronicles 28: Ahaz Follows Jotham in Judah, Compromises with Assyria
1. Ahaz, reigning wickedly, is greatly afflicted by the Syrians.
6. Judah, being captivated by the Israelites, is sent home by the counsel of Oded.
16. Ahaz sending for aid to Assyria, is not helped thereby,
22. In his distress he grows more idolatrous
26. He dying, Hezekiah succeeds him
2 Chronicles 29: Hezekiah's Good Reign; Temple Worship Restored
1. Hezekiah's good reign.
3. He restores religion
5. He exhorts the Levites
12. They sanctify themselves, and cleanse the house of God
20. Hezekiah offers solemn sacrifices,
24. wherein the Levites are more forward than the priests
2 Chronicles 30: Hezekiah Invites All Israel to the Passover
1. Hezekiah proclaims a solemn passover on the second month for Judah and Israel.
13. The assembly, having destroyed the altars of idolatry, keep the feast fourteen days
27. The priests and Levites bless the people
2 Chronicles 31: Idolatry Destroyed; Contributions for Worship
1. The people go forward in destroying idolatry
2. Hezekiah orders the courses of the priests and Levites,
4. and provides for their work and maintenance
5. The people's forwardness in offerings and tithes
11. Hezekiah appoints officers to dispose of the tithes
20. The sincerity of Hezekiah
2 Chronicles 32: Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem; Hezekiah's Prayer Answered
1. Sennacherib invading Judah, Hezekiah fortifies himself, and encourages his people
9. Hezekiah and Isaiah pray against the blasphemies of Sennarchib
21. An angel destroys the host of the Assyrians
24. Hezekiah praying in his sickness, God gives him a sign of recovery
25. His proud heart is humbled by God
27. His wealth and works
31. His error in the ambassage of Babylon
32. He dying, Manasseh succeeds him
2 Chronicles 33: Manasseh's Wicked Reign in Judah; Ammon follows
1. Manasseh's wicked reign
3. He sets up idolatry, and will not be admonished
11. He is carried into Babylon
12. Upon his prayer to God he is released and puts down idolatry
18. His acts
20. He dying, Amon succeeds him
21. who is slain by his servants
25. The murderers being slain, Josiah succeeds him
2 Chronicles 34: Josiah's Good Reign; Temple Repairs; Hilkiah recovers the Book of the Law
1. Josiah's good reign
3. He destroys idolatry
8. He takes order for the repair of the temple
14. Hilkiah, having found a book of the law,
21. Josiah sends to Huldah to enquire of the Lord
23. Huldah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, but respite thereof in Josiah's time
29. Josiah, causing it to be read in a solemn assembly, renews the covenant with God
2 Chronicles 35: Josiah Observes the Passover, Later Dies in Battle
1. Josiah keeps a most solemn Passover
20. He provoking Pharaoh Neco, is slain at Megiddo
25. Lamentations for Josiah
2 Chronicles 36: Jehoahaz; Jehoiakim; Jehoiachin; Zedekiah; Captivity in Babylon; Cyrus Permits Return
1. Jehoahaz succeeding, is deposed by Pharaoh, and carried into Egypt
5. Jehoiakim reigning ill, is carried bound into Babylon
9. Jehoiachin succeeding, reigns ill, and is brought into Babylon
11. Zedekiah succeeding, reigns ill, despite the prophets, and rebels against Nebuchadnezzar
14. Jerusalem, for the sins of the priests and the people, is wholly destroyed
22. The proclamation of Cyrus
Ezra 1: Cyrus Returns the Exiles, Restores the Vessels of the Temple
1. The proclamation of Cyrus for the building of the temple
5. The people provide for their return
7. Cyrus restores the vessels of the temple to Sheshbazzar
Ezra 2: Listing of the Exiles Who Returned
1. The number that return of the people
36. of the priests
40. of the Levites
43. of the Nethinims
55. of Solomon's servants
61. of the priests who could not show their pedigree
64. The whole number of them, with their substance
68. Their offerings
Ezra 3: Altar and Sacrifices Restored; Temple Work Begun
1. The altar is set up
4. Offerings renewed
7. Workmen employed in preparing materials
8. The foundations of the temple are laid in great joy and mourning
Ezra 4: Adversaries Hinder Work; Artaxerxes Orders Work Stopped
1. The adversaries, being not accepted in the building of the temple with the Jews,
4. endeavor to hinder it
7. Their letter to Artaxerxes
17. The answer and decree of Artaxerxes
23. The building is hindered
Ezra 5: Tattenai's Letter to Darius
1. Zerubbabel and Jeshua, incited by Haggai and Zechariah, set forward to building
3. Tattenai and Shethar-Bozenai are not able to hinder the Jews
6. Their letter to Darius against the Jews
Ezra 6: Decree of Darius; Temple Work Resumed; Dedication of the Temple; Passover Observed
1. Darius, finding the decree of Cyrus, makes a new decree for building
13. By the help of Tattenai and Shethar-Bozenai the temple is finished
16. The feast of the dedication is kept
19. and the Passover
Ezra 7: Ezra Journeys to Jerusalem, Commissed by Artaxerxes
1. Ezra goes up to Jerusalem
11. The gracious commission of Artaxerxes to Ezra
27. Ezra blesses God for this favor
Ezra 8: The Companions of Ezra; Treasure Delivered to the Temple
1. The companions of Ezra, who returned from Babylon
15. He sends to Iddo for ministers for the temple
21. He keeps a fast
24. He commits the treasures to the custody of the priests
31. From Ahava they come to Jerusalem
33. The treasure is weighed in the temple
36. The commission is delivered
Ezra 9: Ezra's Prayer About Intermarriage
1. Ezra mourns for the affinity of the people with strangers
5. He prays unto God, with confession of sins
Ezra 10: The People Confess; Listing of Those Guilty of Intermarriage
1. Ezra encouraged to reform the strange marriages
6. Ezra assembles the people
9. The people repent, and promise amendment
15. The care to perform it
18. The names of them which had married strange wives
Nehemiah 1: Nehemiah's Prayer for the Exiles
1. Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays
5. His prayer
Nehemiah 2: Artaxerxes Sends Nehemiah to Jerusalem to Inspect Jerusalem's Walls
1. Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness,
6. sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem
9. Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem
12. He views secretly the ruins of the walls
17. He incites the Jews to build
Nehemiah 3: Builders of the Walls Named
1. The names and order of those who built the wall
Nehemiah 4: Work on Walls Is Ridiculed; Opposition Overcome
1. While the enemies scoff, Nehemiah prays and continues the work
7. Understanding the wrath and secrets of the enemy, he sets a watch
13. He arms the laborers
19. and gives military precepts
Nehemiah 5: Nehemiah Abolishes Debt, Mortgage, and Bondage
1. The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage
6. Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution
14. He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality
Nehemiah 6: Sanballat's Plot; Completion of the Wall
1. Sanballat practices by craft, by rumors, and by hired prophecies, to terrify Nehemiah
15. The work is finished, to the terror of the enemies
17. Secret intelligence passes between the enemies and the nobles of Judah
Nehemiah 7: Census of Returned Exiles
1. Nehemiah commits the charge of Jerusalem to Hanani and Hananiah
5. A register of the genealogy of them which came at the first out of Babylon
9. of the people
39. of the priests
43. of the Levites
46. of the Nethinims
57. of Solomon's servants
63. and of the priests which could not find their pedigree
66. The whole number of them, with their substance
70. Their offerings
Nehemiah 8: Ezra Reads the Law, Restores the Feast of Tabernacles
1. The reverent manner of reading and hearing the law
9. They comfort the people
13. The eagerness of the people to hear and be instructed
16. They keep the feast of tabernacles
Nehemiah 9: The Israelites Confess Their Sin, Covenant Results
1. A solemn fast, and repentance of the people
4. The Levites make a confession of God's goodness, and their wickedness
Nehemiah 10: Signers and Obligations of the Covenant
1. The names of those who sealed the covenant.
29. The points of the covenant.
Nehemiah 11: New Residents of Jerusalem and Judah
1. The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.
3. A catalogue of their names.
20. Those who remain dwell in other cities.
Nehemiah 12: Priests and Levites Who Returned; Dedication of the Wall
1. The priests and the Levites which came up with Zerubbabel.
10. The succession of high priests.
22. Certain chief Levites.
27. The solemnity of the dedication of the walls.
44. The offices of priests and Levites appointed in the temple.
Nehemiah 13: Foreigners Excluded; Tobiah Expelled; Tithes and Sabbath Restored
1. Upon the reading of the law, separation is made from the mixed multitude.
4. Nehemiah, at his return, causes the chambers to be cleansed.
10. He reforms the offices in the house of God;
15. the violation of the Sabbath;
23. and the marriages with the strange wives.
Esther 1: The Banquets of Xerxes; Queen Vashti Deposed
1. Xerxes makes royal feasts.
10. Vashti, sent for, refuses to come.
13. Xerxes, by the counsel of Memucan, puts away Vashti, and decrees men's sovereignty.
Esther 2: Esther Becomes Queen; Mordecai Thwarts a Conspiracy
1. Out of the choice of virgins a queen is to be chosen.
5. Mordecai the nursing father of Esther.
8. Esther preferred before the rest.
12. The manner of purification, and going in to the king.
15. Esther, best pleasing the king, is made queen.
21. Mordecai, discovering a treason, is recorded in the chronicles.
Esther 3: Haman Seeks Revenge on the Jews
1. Haman, advanced by the king, and despised by Mordecai, seeks revenge upon the Jews.
7. He casts lots.
8. He obtains by false accusations a decree of the king to put the Jews to death.
Esther 4: Mordecai Informs Esther of Haman's Plot
1. The great mourning of Mordecai and the Jews.
4. Esther, understanding it, sends to Mordecai,
7. who shows the cause, and advises her to undertake the suit.
10. She, excusing herself, is threatened by Mordecai.
15. She, appointing a fast, undertakes the suit.
Esther 5: Esther Prepares a Banquet; Haman's Rage
1. Esther, adventuring on the king's favor, obtains the grace of the golden sceptre,
4. and invites the king and Haman to a banquet.
6. She, being encouraged by the king in her suit, invites them to another banquet.
9. Haman, proud of his advancement, repines at the contempt of Mordecai.
14. By the counsel of Zeresh he prepares for him a gallows.
Esther 6: The King Honors Mordecai, Haman Compelled to do so
1. Xerxes, reading of the good service done by Mordecai, takes care for his reward.
4. Haman, coming to ask that Mordecai might be hanged,
10. gives counsel that he might do him honor.
12. Complaining of this, his friends tell him of his final destiny.
Esther 7: Esther Accuses Haman; Haman Is Hanged
1. Esther, entertaining the king and Haman, pleads for her own life, and her people's.
5. She accuses Haman.
7. The king in his anger, understanding of the gallows Haman had made for Mordecai,
10. causes Haman to be hanged thereon.
Esther 8: Mordecai is advanced; Xerxes allows the Jews to Defend Themselves
1. Mordecai is advanced.
3. Esther makes suit to reverse Haman's letters.
7. Xerxes grants to the Jews to defend themselves.
15. Mordecai's honor, and the Jews' joy.
Esther 9: The Jews Slay Their Enemies; Purim Instituted
1. The Jews slay their enemies, with the ten sons of Haman.
12. Xerxes, at the request of Esther,
14. grants another day of slaughter, and Haman's sons to be hanged.
20. The two days of Purim are instituted.
Esther 10: Xerxes' Tribute to Mordecai
1. Xerxes' greatness.
3. Mordecai's advancement.
Job 1: Job's Holiness; Satan's First Test: Loss of His Children and Goods
1. The holiness, riches, and reverent care of Job for his children.
6. Satan, appearing before God, obtains leave to afflict Job.
13. Understanding of the loss of his children and goods, in his mourning Job blesses God.
Job 2: Job's Second Test: Job Loses His Health
1. Satan, appearing again before God, obtains further leave to tempt Job.
7. He afflicts him with sore boils.
9. Job reproves his wife, who moved him to curse God.
11. His three friends console with him in silence.
Job 3: Job's Lament
1. Job curses the day and services of his birth.
13. The ease of death.
20. He complains of life, because of his anguish.
Job 4: Eliphaz Reproves Job
1. Eliphaz reproves Job that the innocent do not suffer
7. He teaches God's judgments to be not for the righteous, but for the wicked.
12. His fearful vision to humble the excellency of creatures before God.
Job 5: Eliphaz Shows that God Is Just
1. Eliphaz shows that the end of the wicked is misery;
6. that man is born to trouble;
8. that God is to be regarded in affliction;
17. the happy end of God's correction.
Job 6: Job's Reproves His Friends of Their Unkindness
1. Job shows that his complaints are not causeless.
8. He wishes for death, wherein he is assured of comfort.
14. He reproves his friends of unkindness.
Job 7: Job Declares His Life Seems Futile
1. Job excuses his desire of death.
12. He complains of his own restlessness, and reasons with God.
Job 8: Bildad Shows God's Justice to the Good
1. Bildad shows God's justice in dealing with men according to their works.
8. He alleges antiquity to prove the certain destruction of the hypocrite.
20. He applies God's just dealing to Job.
Job 9: Job Acknowledges God's Justice
1. Job acknowledges God's justice
22. Man's innocence is not to be condemned by afflictions
Job 10: Job Complains to God, Craves a Little Ease Before Death
1. Job, taking liberty of complaint, expostulates with God about his afflictions
18. He complains of life, and craves a little ease before death
Job 11: Zophar Rebukes Job for Justifying Himself; God's Wisdom Is Unsearchable
1. Zophar reproves Job for justifying himself
5. God's wisdom is unsearchable
13. The assured blessing of repentance
Job 12: Job Maintains Himself against His Friends; Acknowledges God's Omnipotence
1. Job maintains himself against his friends that reprove him
7. He acknowledges the doctrine of God's omnipotence
Job 13: Job Reproves His Friends for Partiality, Professes Confidence in God's Purpose
1. Job reproves his friends for partiality
14. He professes his confidence in God;
19. and entreats to know his own sins, and God's purpose in afflicting him
Job 14: Job Asks God for Favor Because of the Shortness of Life
1. Job entreats God for favor, by the shortness of life, and certainty of death
7. He waits for his change
16. By sin the creature is subject to corruption
Job 15: Eliphaz Reproves Job for Justifying Himself; Declares the Wickedness of Men
1. Eliphaz reproves Job for impiety in justifying himself
17. He proves by tradition the restlessness of wicked men
Job 16: Job Reproves His Friends for Their Unmerciful Outlook; Maintains His Innocence
1. Job reproves his friends for unmercifulness
17. He maintains his innocence
Job 17: Job Appeals from Men to God
1. Job appeals from men to God
6. The unmerciful dealing of men with the afflicted may astonish,
9. but not discourage the righteous
11. His hope is not in life, but in death
Job 18: Bildad Reproves Job for Presumption and Impatience
1. Bildad reproves Job for presumption and impatience
5. The calamities of the wicked
Job 19: Job Feels Insulted, Craves Pity, Believes the Resurrection
1. Job, complaining of his friends' cruelty,
6. shows there is misery enough in him to feed their cruelty
21. He craves pity
23. He believes the resurrection
Job 20: Zophar Declares the Triumph of the Wicked Is Brief
1. Zophar shows the state and portion of the wicked
Job 21: Job Says God Will Deal with the Wicked
1. Job shows that even in the judgment of man he has reason to be grieved
7. Sometimes the wicked prosper, though they despise God
16. Sometimes their destruction is manifest
21. The happy and unhappy are alike in death
27. The judgment of the wicked is in another world
Job 22: Eliphaz Accuses and Exhorts Job to Repentance
1. Eliphaz shows that man's goodness profits not God
5. He accuses Job of various sins
21. He exhorts him to repentance, with promises of mercy
Job 23: Job Longs to Appear before God
1. Job longs to appear before God
6. in confidence of his mercy
8. God, who is invisible, observes our ways
11. Job's innocence
13. God's decree is immutable
Job 24: Wickedness is Often Unpunished, but there is a Secret Judgment for the Wicked
1. Wickedness often goes unpunished
17. There is a secret judgment for the wicked
Job 25: Bildad Says that Man Cannot be Justified before God
1. Bildad shows that man cannot be justified before God
Job 26: Job Declares the Greatness of God
1. Job, reproving the uncharitable spirit of Bildad
5. acknowledges the power of God to be infinite and unsearchable
Job 27: Job Affirms His Own Righteousness; The wicked Will be Cursed
1. Job protests his sincerity
8. The hypocrite is without hope
11. The blessings which the wicked have are turned into curses
Job 28: Wisdom Is Harder to Obtain than Earth's Treasures
1. There is a knowledge of natural things
12. But wisdom is an excellent gift of God
Job 29: Job Bemoans His Former Prosperity
1. Job bemoans his former prosperity
Job 30: Job's Present State Is Humiliating
1. Job's honor is turned into extreme contempt
15. and his prosperity into calamity
Job 31: Job Asserts His Integrity
1. Job makes a solemn protestation of his integrity in several duties
Job 32: Elihu Rebukes Job and His Three Friends
1. Elihu is angry with Job and his three friends
6. Because wisdom comes not from age, he excuses the boldness of his youth
11. He reproves them for not satisfying Job
16. His zeal to speak
Job 33: Elihu Declares God Calls Man to Repentance by Visions and Afflictions
1. Elihu offers himself instead of God to reason with Job
8. He excuses God from giving man an account of his ways, by his greatness
14. God calls man to repentance by visions, by afflictions, and by his ministry
31. He incites Job to attention
Job 34: Elihu Accuses Job for Charging God with Injustice
1. Elihu accuses Job for charging God with injustice
10. God omnipotent cannot be unjust
31. Man must humble himself unto God
34. Elihu reproves Job
Job 35: Many Cry in Affliction, But Are Not Heard for Lack of Faith
1. Comparison is not to be made with God,
6. because our good or evil cannot extend unto him
9. Many cry in their afflictions, but are not heard for lack of faith
Job 36: Elihu Shows How Job's Sins Hinder God's Blessings
1. Elihu shows how God is just in his ways
16. How Job's sins hinder God's blessings
24. God's works are to be magnified
Job 37: Elihu Says God is to be Feared Because of His Great Works
1. God is to be feared because of his great works
15. His wisdom is unsearchable in them
Job 38: God, Speaks, Convinces Job of Ignorance
1. God challenges Job to answer
4. God, by his mighty works, convinces Job of ignorance
31. and weakness
Job 39: God Speaks of His Creation
1. Of the wild goats and hinds
5. Of the wild donkey
9. The unicorn
13. The peacock, stork, and ostrich
19. The horse
26. The hawk
27. The eagle
Job 40: Job Humbles Himself to God
1. Job humbles himself to God
6. God stirs him up to show his righteousness, power, and wisdom
16. Of the behemoth
Job 41: God's Power Shown in Creatures
1. Of God's great power in the leviathan
Job 42: Job Confesses; God Makes His Friends Submit; God Blesses Job
1. Job submits himself unto God
7. God, preferring Job's cause, makes his friends submit themselves, and accepts him
10. He magnifies and blesses Job
16. Job's age and death
Psalms 1: BOOK 1: Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked
1. The happiness of the godly
4. The unhappiness of the ungodly
Psalms 2: Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
1. The kingdom of Christ
10. Kings are exhorted to accept it
Psalms 3: O Lord, how my adversaries have increased!
1. The security of God's protection
Psalms 4: Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness.
1. David prays for audience
2. He reproves and exhorts his enemies
6. Man's happiness is in God's favor
Psalms 5: Give ear to my words, O Lord. Consider my meditation.
1. David prays, and professes his study in prayer
4. God favors not the wicked
7. David, professing his faith, prays to God to guide him
10. to destroy his enemies
11. and to preserve the godly
Psalms 6: O Lord, don't rebuke me in your anger
1. David's complaint in his sickness
8. He triumphs over his enemies
Psalms 7: O Lord, my God, I take refuge in you
1. David prays against the malice of his enemies, professing his innocence
10. By faith he sees his defense, and the destruction of his enemies
Psalms 8: O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth
1. God's glory is magnified by his works, and by his love to man
Psalms 9: I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart
1. David praises God for executing judgment
11. He incites others to praise him
13. He prays that he may have cause to praise him
Psalms 10: Why do you stand far off, O Lord?
1. David complains of the wicked
12. He prays for remedy
16. He professes his confidence
Psalms 11: In the Lord I take refuge
1. David encourages himself in God against his enemies
4. The providence and justice of God
Psalms 12: Help, O Lord; for the godly man ceases
1. David, destitute of human comfort, craves help of God
3. He comforts himself with God's promises, and his judgments on the wicked
Psalms 13: How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?
1. David complains of delay
3. He prays for preventing grace
5. He boasts of divine mercy
Psalms 14: The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God."
1. David describes a natural man
4. He convinces the wicked by the light of their conscience
7. He glories in the salvation of God
Psalms 15: O Lord, who shall dwell in your sanctuary?
1. David describes a citizen of Zion
Psalms 16: Preserve me, God, for in you do I take refuge.
1. David, in distrust of merits, and hatred of idolatry
5. He shows the hope of his calling, of the resurrection, and life everlasting
Psalms 17: Hear, O Lord, my righteous plea; Give ear to my prayer
1. David, in confidence of his integrity, craves defense of God against his enemies
10. He shows their pride, craft, and eagerness
13. He prays against them in confidence of his hope
Psalms 18: I love you, O Lord, my strength.
1. David praises God for his manifold and marvelous blessings
Psalms 19: The heavens declare the glory of God. The expanse shows his handiwork.
1. The creatures show God's glory
7. The excellence of the divine law
12. David prays for grace
Psalms 20: May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble.
1. The church blesses the King in his exploits
7. and expresses her confidence in God's helpfulness
Psalms 21: The king rejoices in your strength, O Lord!
1. A thanksgiving for victory
7. with confidence of further success
Psalms 22: My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
1. David complains in great discouragement
9. He prays in great distress
23. He praises God
Psalms 23: The Lord is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
1. David's confidence in God's grace
Psalms 24: The earth is the Lord's, with its fullness
1. God's Lordship in the world
3. The citizens of his spiritual kingdom
7. An exhortation to receive him
Psalms 25: To you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
1. David's confidence in prayer
7. He prays for remission of sins
16. and for help in affliction
Psalms 26: Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity.
1. David resorts to God in confidence of his integrity
Psalms 27: The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear?
1. David sustains his faith by prayer
Psalms 28: To you, O Lord, I call. My rock, don't be deaf to me
1. David prays earnestly against his enemies
6. and for the people
Psalms 29: Ascribe to the Lord, you sons of the mighty
1. David exhorts princes to give glory to God
3. by reason of is power
11. and protection of his people
Psalms 30: I will extol you, O Lord, for you have raised me up
1. David praises God for his deliverance
4. He exhorts others to praise him by example of God's dealings with him
Psalms 31: In you, O Lord, I take refuge. Let me never be disappointed.
1. David, showing his confidence in God, craves his help
7. He rejoices in his mercy
9. He prays in his calamity
19. He praises God for his goodness
Psalms 32: Blessed is he whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
1. Blessedness consists in remission of sins
3. Confession of sins gives ease to the conscience
8. God's promises bring joy
Psalms 33: Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous! Praise is fitting for the upright.
1. God is to be praised for his goodness
6. for his power
12. and for his providence
20. Confidence is to be placed in God
Psalms 34: I will bless the Lord at all times. His praise will always be in my mouth.
1. David praises God, and exhorts others thereto by his experience
8. They are blessed who trust in God
11. He exhorts to the fear of God
15. The privileges of the righteous
Psalms 35: Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me.
1. David prays for his own safety, and his enemies' confusion
11. He complains of their wrongful dealing
22. Thereby he incites God against them
Psalms 36: There is no fear of God before his eyes.
1. The grievous state of the wicked
8. The excellence of God's mercy
10. David prays for favor to God's children
Psalms 37: Don't fret because of evildoers
1. David persuades to patience and confidence in God,
12. by the different estate of the godly and the wicked
Psalms 38: O Lord, don't rebuke me in your wrath
1. David moves God to take compassion on his pitiful case
Psalms 39: I will watch my ways, so that I don't sin with my tongue.
1. David's care of his thoughts
4. The consideration of the brevity and vanity of life
7. the reverence of God's judgments
10. and prayer, are his bridles of impatience
Psalms 40: I waited patiently for the Lord. He turned to me, and heard my cry.
1. The benefit of confidence in God
6. Obedience is the best sacrifice
11. The sense of David's evils inflames his prayer
Psalms 41: Blessed is he who considers the poor. The Lord will deliver him.
1. The recompense of the charitable
4. David complains of his enemies' treachery
10. He flees to God for helpfulness
Psalms 42: BOOK 2: As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.
1. David's zeal to serve God in the temple
5. He encourages his soul to trust in God
Psalms 43: Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation.
1. David, praying to be restored to the temple, promises to serve God joyfully
5. He encourages his soul to trust in God
Psalms 44: We have heard with our ears, God; our fathers have told us
1. The church, in memory of former favors
7. complains of her present evils
17. professing her integrity,
24. she fervently prays for helpfulness
Psalms 45: My heart overflows with a noble theme
1. The majesty and grace of Christ's kingdom
10. The duty of the church, and the benefits thereof
Psalms 46: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
1. The confidence which the church has in God
8. An exhortation to behold it
Psalms 47: Oh clap your hands, all you nations. Shout to God with the voice of triumph!
1. The nations are exhorted cheerfully to entertain the kingdom of Christ.
Psalms 48: Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised
1. The ornaments and privileges of the church
Psalms 49: Hear this, all you peoples. Listen, all you inhabitants of the world,
1. An earnest persuasion to build the faith of resurrection
16. Worldly prosperity is not to be admired
Psalms 50: The Mighty One calls the earth from sunrise to sunset.
1. The majesty of God in the church
5. His order to gather his saints
7. The pleasure of God is not in ceremonies
14. but in sincerity of obedience
Psalms 51: Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness.
1. David prays for remission of sins, whereof he makes a deep confession
6. He prays for sanctification
16. God delights not in sacrifice, but in sincerity
18. He prays for the church
Psalms 52: Why do you boast of mischief, mighty man?
1. David, condemning the spitefulness of Doeg, prophesies his destruction
6. The righteous shall rejoice at it
8. David, upon his confidence in God's mercy, gives thanks
Psalms 53: The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God."
1. David describes the corruption of the natural man
4. He convinces the wicked by the light of their own conscience
6. He glories in the salvation of God
Psalms 54: Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might.
1. David, complaining of the Ziphims, prays for salvation
4. Upon his confidence in God's help he promises sacrifice
Psalms 55: Listen to my prayer, God. Don't hide yourself from my supplication.
1. David in his prayer complains of his fearful case
9. He prays against his enemies, of whose wickedness and treachery he complains
16. He comforts himself in God's preservation oh him, and confusion of his enemies
Psalms 56: Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up.
1. David, praying to God in confidence of his word, complains of his enemies,
9. He professes his confidence in God's word, and promises to praise him
Psalms 57: Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you.
1. David in prayer fleeing unto God, complains of his dangerous case
7. He encourages himself to praise God
Psalms 58: Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones?
1. David reproves wicked judges
3. describes the nature of the wicked
6. devotes them to God's judgments
10. whereat the righteous shall rejoice
Psalms 59: Deliver me from my enemies, my God.
1. David prays to be delivered from his enemies
6. He complains of their cruelty
8. He trusts in god
11. He prays against them
16. He praises God
Psalms 60: God, you have rejected us. You have broken us down.
1. David, complaining to God of former judgment
4. now upon better hope, prays for deliverance
6. Comforting himself in God's promises, he craves that help whereon he trusts
Psalms 61: Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.
1. David flees to God upon his former experience
4. He vows perpetual service unto him, because of his promises
Psalms 62: My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.
1. David, professing his confidence in God, discourages his enemies
5. In the same confidence he encourages the godly
9. No trust is to be put in worldly things
11. Power and mercy belong to God
Psalms 63: God, you are my God. I will earnestly seek you.
1. David's thirst for God
4. His manner of blessing God
9. His confidence of his enemies' destruction, and his own safety
Psalms 64: Hear my voice, God, in my complaint.
1. David prays for deliverance, complaining of his enemies
7. He promises himself to see such an evident destruction of his enemies,
10. as the righteous shall rejoice at it.
Psalms 65: Praise waits for you, God, in Zion. To you shall vows be performed.
1. David praises God for his grace
4. The blessedness of God's chosen by reason of benefits
Psalms 66: Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth!
1. David exhorts to praise God
5. observe his great works
8. to bless him for his gracious benefits
12. He vows for himself reverent service to God
16. He declares God's special goodness to himself
Psalms 67: May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us.
1. A prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom
3. to the joy of the people
6. and the increase of God's blessings
Psalms 68: Let God arise! Let his enemies be scattered!
1. A prayer at the removing of the ark
4. An exhortation to praise God for his mercies
7. for his care of the church
19. for his great works
Psalms 69: Save me, God, for the waters have come up to my neck!
1. David complains of his affliction
13. He prays for deliverance
22. He devotes his enemies to destruction
30. He praises God with thanksgiving
Psalms 70: Hurry, God, to deliver me. Come quickly to help me, O Lord.
1. David solicits God to the speedy destruction of the wicked,
4. and preservation of the godly
Psalms 71: In you, O Lord, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.
1. David, in confidence of faith, and experience of God's favor, prays both for himself,
10. and against the enemies of his soul
14. He promises constancy
17. He prays for perseverance
19. He praises God, and promises to do it cheerfully
Psalms 72: God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.
1. David, praying for Solomon, shows the goodness and glory of God's kingdom
18. He blessed God
Psalms 73: BOOK 3: Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.
1. The prophet, prevailing in a temptation
2. Shows the occasion thereof, the prosperity of the wicked
13. The wound given thereby, diffidence
15. The victory over it, knowledge of God's purpose.
Psalms 74: God, why have you rejected us forever?
1. The prophet complains of the desolation of the sanctuary
10. He moves God to help in consideration of his power
18. Of his reproachful enemies, or his children and of his covenant.
Psalms 75: We give thanks to you, God. We give thanks, for your Name is near.
1. The prophet praises God
2. He promises to judge uprightly
4. He rebukes the proud by consideration of God's providence
9. He praises God, and promises to execute justice.
Psalms 76: In Judah, God is known. His name is great in Israel.
1. A declaration of God's majesty in the church
11. An exhortation to serve him reverently.
Psalms 77: My cry goes to God! Indeed, I cry to God for help
1. The psalmist shows what fierce combat he had with distrust
10. The victory which he had by consideration of God's great and gracious works.
Psalms 78: Hear my teaching, my people. Turn your ears to the words of my mouth.
1. An exhortation both to learn and to preach, the law of God
9. The story of God's wrath against the incredulous and disobedient
67. The Israelites being rejected, God chose Judah, Zion, and David.
Psalms 79: They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.
1. The psalmist complains of the desolation of Jerusalem
8. He prays for deliverance
13. and promises thankfulness
Psalms 80: Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock
1. The psalmist in his prayer complains of the miseries of the church
8. God's former favors are turned into judgments
14. He prays for deliverance
Psalms 81: Sing aloud to God, our strength! Make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob!
1. An exhortation to a solemn praising of God
4. God challenges that duty by reason of his benefits
8. God, exhorting to obedience, complains of their disobedience, which proves their own hurt.
Psalms 82: God presides in the great assembly. He judges among the gods.
1. The psalmist, having exhorted the judges
5. And reproved their negligence
8. Prays God to judge
Psalms 83: God, don't keep silent. Don't keep silent, and don't be still, God.
1. A complaint to God of the enemies conspiracies
9. A prayer against those who oppress the Church
Psalms 84: How lovely are your dwellings, O Lord Almighty!
1. The prophet, longing for the communion of the sanctuary
4. Shows how blessed they are that dwell therein
8. He prays to be restored unto it.
Psalms 85: O Lord, you have been favorable to your land.
1. The Psalmist, out of the experience of former mercies, prays for continuance thereof.
8. He promises to wait thereon, out of confidence of God's goodness
Psalms 86: Hear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
1. David strengthens his prayer by the consciousness of his religion
5. By the goodness and power of God
11. He desires the continuance of former grace
14. Complaining of the proud, he craves some token of God's goodness
Psalms 87: His foundation is in the holy mountains.
1. The nature and glory of the church
4. The increase, honor, and comfort of the members thereof.
Psalms 88: O Lord, the God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you.
1. A prayer containing a grievous complaint.
Psalms 89: I will sing of the loving kindness of the Lord forever.
1. The psalmist praises God for his covenant
5. For his wonderful power
15. For the care of his church
19. For his favor to the kingdom of David
38. Then complaining of contrary events
46. He expostulates, prays, and blesses God.
Psalms 90: BOOK 4: Lord, you have been our dwelling place for all generations.
1. Moses, setting forth God's providence
3. Complains of human fragility
7. Divine chastisement
10. and brevity of life
12. He prays for the knowledge and sensible experience of God's good providence.
Psalms 91: He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
1. The state of the godly
3. Their safety
9. Their habitation
11. Their servants
14. Their friend; with the effects of them all.
Psalms 92: It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord
1. The prophet exhorts to praise God
4. For his great works
6. For his judgments on the wicked
10. And for his goodness to the godly.
Psalms 93: The Lord reigns! He is clothed with majesty!
1. The majesty, stability, power, and holiness of Christ's kingdom.
Psalms 94: O Lord, you God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.
1. The prophet, calling for justice, complains of tyranny and impiety.
8. He teaches God's providence
12. He shows the blessedness of affliction
16. God is the defender of the afflicted.
Psalms 95: Oh come, let's sing to the Lord. Let's shout aloud to the rock of our salvation!
1. An exhortation to praise God
3. For his greatness
6. And for his goodness
8. And not to tempt him
Psalms 96: Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to O Lord, all the earth.
1. An exhortation to praise God
4. for his greatness
8. for his kingdom
11. for his general judgment
Psalms 97: The Lord reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!
1. The majesty of God's kingdom
7. The church rejoices at God's judgments upon idolaters
10. An exhortation to godliness and gladness
Psalms 98: Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things!
1. The psalmist exhorts the Jews
4. The Gentiles
7. And all the creatures, to praise God
Psalms 99: The Lord reigns! Let the peoples tremble.
1. The prophet, setting forth the kingdom of God in Zion
5. Exhorts all, by the example of their forefathers, to worship God at his holy hill
Psalms 100: Shout for joy to the Lord, all you lands!
1. An exhortation to praise God, cheerfully
3. For his greatness
4. And for his power
Psalms 101: I will sing of loving kindness and justice.
1. David makes a vow and profession of godliness.
Psalms 102: Hear my prayer, O Lord! Let my cry come to you.
1. The prophet in his prayer makes a grievous complaint.
12. He takes comfort in the eternity, and mercy of God
18. The mercies of God are to be recorded
23. He sustains his weakness by the unchangeableness of God.
Psalms 103: Praise the Lord, my soul! All that is within me, praise his holy name!
1. An exhortation to bless God for his mercy
5. And for the constancy thereof
Psalms 104: Bless the Lord, my soul. O Lord, my God, you are very great.
1. A meditation upon the mighty power
7. And wonderful providence of God
31. God's glory is eternal
33. The prophet vows perpetually to praise God
Psalms 105: Give thanks to the Lord! Call on his name!
1. An exhortation to praise God, and to seek out his works
7. The story of God's providence over Abraham
16. Over Joseph
23. Over Jacob in Egypt
26. Over Moses delivering the Israelites
37. Over the Israelites brought out of Egypt, fed in the desert, and planted in Canaan.
Psalms 106: Praise the Lord! Give thanks to O Lord, for he is good
1. The psalmist exhorts to praise God
4. He prays for pardon of sin, as God pardoned the fathers
7. The story of the people's rebellion, and God's mercy
47. He concludes with prayer and praise
Psalms 107: BOOK 5: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.
1. The psalmist exhorts the redeemed in praising God to observe his manifold providence
4. Over travelers
10. Over captives
17. Over sick men
23. Over sailors
33. And in diverse varieties of life.
Psalms 108: My heart is steadfast, God. I will sing and I will make music with my soul.
1. David encourages himself to praise God
5. He prays for God's assistance according to his promise
11. His confidence in God's help
Psalms 109: God of my praise, don't remain silent
1. David complains of his slanderous enemies
16. He shows their sin
21. Complaining of his own misery, he prays for help
29. He promises thankfulness
Psalms 110: The Lord says to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand
1. The kingdom
4. The priesthood
5. The conquest
7. And the passion of Christ
Psalms 111: I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart
1. The psalmist by his example incites others to praise God for his glorious
5. And gracious works
10. The fear of God breeds true wisdom
Psalms 112: Blessed is the man who fears the Lord
1. Godliness has the promises of this life
4. And of the life to come
10. The prosperity of the godly shall be an eyesore to the wicked
Psalms 113: Praise, you servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord.
1. An exhortation to praise God for his excellence
6. For his mercy
Psalms 114: When Israel went forth out of Egypt
1. The miracles wrought by God, when he brought his people out of Egypt,
7. are a just ground of fearing him.
Psalms 115: Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory
1. Because God is truly glorious
4. And idols are vanity
9. He exhorts to confidence in God
12. God is to be blessed for his blessing
Psalms 116: I love the Lord, because he listens to my voice, and my cries for mercy.
1. The psalmist professes his love and duty to God for his deliverance
12. He studies to be thankful
Psalms 117: Praise the Lord, all you nations! Extol him, all you peoples!
1. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy and truth
Psalms 118: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.
1. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy
5. The psalmist by his experience shows how good it is to trust in God
19. Under the type of the psalmist the coming of Christ in his kingdom is expressed
Psalms 119: Blessed are those whose ways are blameless
1. This psalm contains various prayers, praises, and professions of obedience.
161. Sin and Shin
Psalms 120: In my distress, I cried to the Lord. He answered me.
1. David prays against Doeg
3. Reproves his tongue
5. Complains of his necessary conversation with the wicked
Psalms 121: I will lift up my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from?
1. The great safety of the godly, who put their trust in God's protection
Psalms 122: I was glad when they said to me, "Let's go to the Lord's house!"
1. David professes his joy for the church
6. And prays for the peace thereof
Psalms 123: To you I do lift up my eyes, you who sit in the heavens.
1. The godly profess their confidence in God
3. And pray to be delivered from contempt
Psalms 124: If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, let Israel now say,
1. The church blesses God for a miraculous deliverance
Psalms 125: Those who trust in the Lord are as Mount Zion, which can't be moved
1. The safety of such as trust in God
4. A prayer for the godly, and against the wicked
Psalms 126: When the Lord brought back those who returned to Zion
1. The church celebrating her incredible return out of captivity
4. Prays for and prophesies the good success thereof
Psalms 127: Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it.
1. The virtue of God's blessing
3. Good children are his gift
Psalms 128: Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways.
1. The various blessings which follow those who fear God
Psalms 129: Many times they have afflicted me from my youth up.
1. An exhortation to praise God for saving Israel in their great afflictions
5. The haters of the church are cursed
Psalms 130: Out of the depths I have cried to you, O Lord.
1. The psalmist professes his hope in prayer
5. And his patience in hope
7. He exhorts Israel to trust in God
Psalms 131: O Lord, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty
1. David professing his humility
3. Exhorts Israel to trust in God
Psalms 132: O Lord, remember David and all his affliction,
1. David in his prayer commends unto God the reverent care he had for the ark
8. His prayer at the removing of the ark
11. With a repetition of God's promises
Psalms 133: See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity!
1. The blessedness of unity among brothers
Psalms 134: Look! Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord
1. An exhortation to bless God
Psalms 135: Praise the name of the Lord! Praise him, you servants of the Lord
1. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy
5. For his power
8. For his judgments
15. The vanity of idols
19. An exhortation to bless God
Psalms 136: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.
1. An exhortation to give thanks to God for particular mercies.
Psalms 137: By the rivers of Babylon we sat down, wept, remembered Zion.
1. The constancy of the Jews in captivity
7. The prophet curses Edom and Babel
Psalms 138: I will give you thanks with my whole heart.
1. David praises God for the truth of his word
4. He prophesies that the kings of the earth shall praise God
7. He professes his confidence in God
Psalms 139: O Lord, you have searched me, and you know me.
1. David praises God for his all-seeing providence
17. And for this infinite mercies
19. He defies the wicked
23. He prays for sincerity
Psalms 140: Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;
1. David prays to be delivered from Saul and Doeg
8. He prays against them
12. He comforts himself by confidence in God
Psalms 141: O Lord, I have called on you. Come to me quickly!
1. David prays that his suit may be acceptable
3. His conscience sincere
7. And his life free from snares
Psalms 142: I cry with my voice to the Lord. With my voice, I ask the Lord for mercy.
1. David shows that in his trouble all his comfort was in prayer unto God
Psalms 143: Hear my prayer, O Lord. Listen to my petitions.
1. David prays for favor in judgment
3. He complains of his grief
5. He strengthens his faith by meditation and prayer
7. He prays for grace
9. For deliverance
10. For sanctification
12. For destruction of his enemies
Psalms 144: Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who teaches my hands to war
1. David blesses God for his mercy both to him and to man
5. He prays that God would powerfully deliver him from his enemies
9. He promises to praise God
11. He prays for the happy state of the kingdom
Psalms 145: I will exalt you, my God, the King. I will praise your name forever and ever.
1. David praises God for his fame
8. For his goodness
11. For his kingdom
14. For his providence
17. For his justice, holiness, and savings mercy
Psalms 146: Praise the Lord, my soul.
1. The Psalmist vows perpetual praises to God
3. He exhorts not to trust in man
5. God, for his power, justice, mercy, and kingdom, is only worthy to be trusted
Psalms 147: It is good to sing praises to our God
1. The prophet exhorts to praise God for his care of the church
4. His power and wisdom
6. His mercy
7. His providence
12. To praise him for his blessings upon the kingdom
15. For his power over the elements
19. And for his ordinances in the church
Psalms 148: Praise the Lord from the heavens! Praise him in the heights!
1. The psalmist exhorts the celestial
7. The terrestrial
11. And the rational creatures to praise God
Psalms 149: Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints.
1. The prophet exhorts to praise God for his love to the church
5. And for that power which he has given to the church
Psalms 150: Praise God in his sanctuary! Praise him in his heavens for his acts of power!
1. An exhortation to praise God
3. With all kinds of instruments
Proverbs 1: The proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel:
1. The use of the proverbs
7. An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word
10. to avoid the enticing of sinners
20. Wisdom complains of her contempt
24. She threatens her contemners
Proverbs 2: Receive my words, and store up my commandments within you;
1. wisdom promises godliness to her children
10. and safety from evil company
20. and direction in good ways
Proverbs 3: Don't forget my teaching; but let your heart keep my commandments:
1. various exhortations
13. The gain of wisdom
27. Exhortation to goodness
33. the different state of the wicked and upright
Proverbs 4: Listen, sons, to a father's instruction
1. persuades to wisdom
14. and to show wickedness
20. He exhorts to sanctification
Proverbs 5: My son, pay attention to my wisdom
1. Solomon exhorts to wisdom
3. He shows the mischief of unfaithfulness and riot
15. He exhorts to contentedness, generosity, and chastity
22. The wicked are overtaken with their own sins
Proverbs 6: If you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;
1. against indebtedness
12. and mischievousness
16. seven things detestable to God
20. the blessings of obedience
25. the mischief of unfaithfulness
Proverbs 7: Warning Against the Adulteress
1. Solomon persuades to a sincere and kind familiarity with wisdom
6. In an example of his own experience he shows
10. the cunning of a harlot
22. and the desperate simplicity of a young wanton
24. He detests such wickedness
Proverbs 8: Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
1. the fame
6. and evidence of wisdom
10. The excellence
12. the nature
15. the power
18. the riches
22. and the eternity of wisdom
32. Wisdom is to be desired for the blessedness it brings
Proverbs 9: Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars.
1. The discipline
4. and the doctrine of wisdom
13. The custom
16. and error of folly
Proverbs 10: A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
1. Proverbs of Solomon: observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices
Proverbs 11: A false balance is an abomination to the Lord
1. On Deception
Proverbs 12: Whoever loves correction loves knowledge; he who hates reproof is stupid.
1. Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge
Proverbs 13: A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen
1. a scoffer does not listen to rebuke
Proverbs 14: Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down
1. A wise woman builds her house
Proverbs 15: A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
1. A gentle answer turns away wrath
Proverbs 16: The plans of the heart belong to man; Answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
1. The Plans of the heart
Proverbs 17: Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife.
1. Contrasts between the Righteous and the Wicked
Proverbs 18: An unfriendly man pursues selfishness, and defies all sound judgment.
1. A fool delights not in understanding
Proverbs 19: Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
1. Life and Conduct
Proverbs 20: Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler.
1. Proper Living
Proverbs 21: The king's heart is in the Lord's hand like the watercourses.
1. The king's heart in the hand of the Lord
Proverbs 22: A good name is more desirable than great riches
1. A good name is more desirable than great wealth
Proverbs 23: When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you;
1. Consider carefully what is before you
Proverbs 24: Don't be envious of evil men; neither desire to be with them:
1. Precepts and Warnings
Proverbs 25: It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the glory of kings is to search out
1. observations about kings
8. and about avoiding causes of quarrels
Proverbs 26: Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.
1. observations about fools
13. about sluggards
17. and about contentious busybodies
Proverbs 27: Don't boast about tomorrow; for you don't know what a day may bring forth.
1. observations of self love
5. of true love
11. of care to avoid offenses
23. and of the household care
Proverbs 28: The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
1. general observations of impiety and integrity
Proverbs 29: He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly
1. observations of public government
15. and of private
22. Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice and corruption
Proverbs 30: The words of Agur the son of Jakeh
1. Agur's confession of his faith
7. The two points of his prayer
10. The meanest are not to be wronged
11. Four wicked generations
15. Four things insatiable
24. four things exceeding wise
29. Four things stately
32. Wrath is to be prevented
Proverbs 31: King Lemuel: Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.
1. Lemuel's lesson of chastity and temperance
6. The afflicted are to be comforted and defended
10. The praise and properties of a good wife
Ecclesiastes 1: "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
1. the preacher shows that all human courses are vain
4. because the creatures are restless in their courses
9. they bring forth nothing new, and all old things are forgotten
12. and because he has found it so in the studies of wisdom
Ecclesiastes 2: "Come now, I will test you with mirth: therefore enjoy pleasure;"
1. the vanity of human courses is the work of pleasure
12. Though the wise be better than the fool, yet both have one event
18. The vanity of human labor, in leaving it they know not to whom
24. Nothing better than joy in our labor but that is God's gift
Ecclesiastes 3: For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven
1. by the necessary change of times, vanity is added to human travail
11. is an excellence in God's works
16. as for man, God shall judge his works hereafter, though here he be like a beast
Ecclesiastes 4: Then I returned and saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun
1. vanity is increased unto men by oppression
4. by envy
5. by idleness
7. by covetousness
9. by solitariness
13. by willfulness
Ecclesiastes 5: Guard your steps when you go to God's house
1. vanities in divine service
8. in murmuring against oppression
9. and in riches
18. Joy in riches is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 6: There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is heavy on men
1. the vanity of riches without use
3. though a man have many children and a long life
7. the vanity of sight and wandering desires
10. The conclusion of vanities
Ecclesiastes 7: A good name is better than fine perfume
1. remedies against vanity are, a good name
23. The difficulty of wisdom
Ecclesiastes 8: "Keep the king's command!" because of the oath to God.
1. true wisdom is modest
2. Kings are to be respected
6. Divine providence is to be observed
12. It is better with the godly in adversity, than with the wicked in prosperity
16. The work of God is unsearchable
Ecclesiastes 9: All things come alike to all.
1. like things happen to good and bad
4. there is a necessity of death unto men
7. Comfort is all their portion in this life
11. God's providence rules over all
13. wisdom is better than strength
Ecclesiastes 10: So does a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.
1. observations of wisdom and folly
7. death in life
9. and the day of judgment in the days of youth, are to be thought on
Ecclesiastes 11: Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.
1. directions for charity
7. death in life and the day of judgment
9. in the days of youth
Ecclesiastes 12: Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth
1. the Creator is to be remembered in due time
8. The preacher's care to edify
13. the fear of God is the chief antidote for vanity
Songs 1: The Song of songs, which is Solomon's.
1. the church's love unto Christ
5. She confesses her deformity
7. and prays to be directed, to his flock
8. Christ directs her to the shepherd's tents
9. and showing his love to her
11. gives her gracious promises
12. the church and Christ congratulate one another
Songs 2: I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys
1. the mutual love of Christ and his church
8. The hope
10. and calling of the church
14. Christ's care of the church
16. The profession of the church, her faith, and hope
Songs 3: By night on my bed, I sought him whom my soul loves
1. the church's fight and victory in temptation
6. The church glories in Christ
Songs 4: Behold, you are beautiful, my love
1. Christ sets forth the graces of the church
8. He shows forth his love to her
16. The church prays to be made fit for his presence
Songs 5: I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride
1. Christ awakes the church with his calling
2. The church having a taste of Christ's love is sick of love
9. A description of Christ by his graces
Songs 6: Where has your beloved gone, you fairest among women?
1. the church professes her faith in Christ
4. Christ shows the graces of the church
10. and his love toward her
Songs 7: How beautiful are your feet in sandals, prince's daughter!
1. a further description of the church's graces.
10. The church professes her faith and desire
Songs 8: Oh that you were like my brother
1. The love of the church to Christ
6. The vehemence of love
8. The calling of the Gentiles
14. the church prays for Christ's coming
Isaiah 1: Israel's Rebellion and Zion's Corruption
1. Isaiah complains of Judah for her rebellion
5. He laments her judgments
10. He upbraids their whole service
16. He exhorts to repentance, with promises and threats
21. Bewailing their wickedness, he denounces God's judgments
25. He promises grace
28. And threatens destruction to the wicked
Isaiah 2: The Coming of God's Kingdom and a Day of Judgment
1. Isaiah prophesies the coming of Christ's kingdom
6. Wickedness is the cause of God's forsaking
10. He exhorts to fear, because of the powerful effects of God's majesty
Isaiah 3: Judgment on Leaders, the Wicked, and Judah's Women
1. The great calamities which come by sin
10. The different rewards of the righteous and wicked
12. The oppression and covetousness of the rulers
16. The judgments which shall be for the pride of the women
25. The general desolation
Isaiah 4: A Remnant in Zion
1. In the extremity of evils, Christ's kingdom shall be a sanctuary.
Isaiah 5: Song of the Vineyard; Woe to the Wicked
1. Under the parable of a vineyard, God excuses his severe judgment
8. His judgments upon covetousness
11. Upon lasciviousness
13. Upon impiety
20. And upon injustice
26. The executioners of God's judgments
Isaiah 6: Isaiah's Vision and Commission
1. Isaiah, in a vision of the Lord in his glory
5. Being terrified, has apprehensions removed
8. He offers himself, and is sent to show the obstinacy of the people
13. A remnant shall be saved
Isaiah 7: War and Tribulation; The Coming of Immanuel
1. Ahaz, being troubled with fear of Rezin and Pekah, is comforted by Isaiah
10. Ahaz, having liberty to choose a sign, and refusing it, has for a sign, Christ promised
17. His judgment is prophesied to come by Assyria
Isaiah 8: Uriah and Zechariah
1. In Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz, he prophesies Syria and Israel shall be subdued by Assyria
5. Judah likewise for their infidelity
9. God's judgments shall be irresistible
11. Comfort shall be to those who fear God
19. Great afflictions to idolaters
Isaiah 9: Unto Us a Child Is Born; Judgments upon Israel
1. What joy shall be in the midst of afflictions, by the birth and kingdom of Christ
8. The judgments upon Israel for their pride
13. For their hypocrisy
18. And for their unrepentance
Isaiah 10: Judgment on Assyria; A Remnant to Return
1. The woe of tyrants
5. Assyria, the rod of hypocrites, for its pride shall be broken
20. A remnant of Israel shall be saved
23. Judah is comforted with promise of deliverance from Assyria
Isaiah 11: The Root of Jesse
1. The peaceable kingdom of the Branch out of the root of Jesse
10. The victorious restoration of Israel, and vocation of the Gentiles.
Isaiah 12: Joyful Thanksgiving
1. A joyful thanksgiving of the faithful for the mercies of God
Isaiah 13: Prophecies against Babylon
1. God musters the armies of his wrath
6. He threatens to destroy Babylon by the Medes
19. The desolation of Babylon
Isaiah 14: God's Merciful Restoration of Israel; Judgment on Assyria and Philistia
1. God's merciful restoration of Israel
3. Their triumphant exultation over Babel
24. God's purpose against Assyria
29. Philistia is threatened
Isaiah 15: Judgment on Moab
1. The lamentable state of Moab
Isaiah 16: Prophecy of Calamity for Moab
1. Moab is exhorted to yield obedience to the throne of David
6. Moab is threatened for her pride
9. The prophet bewails her
12. The judgment of Moab
Isaiah 17: Prophecy against Damascus
1. Syria and Israel are threatened
6. A remnant shall forsake idolatry
9. The rest shall be plagued for their impiety
12. The woe of Israel's enemies
Isaiah 18: Prophecy against Ethiopia
1. God, in care of his people, will destroy the Ethiopians
7. An accession thereby shall be made to the church
Isaiah 19: The Burden of Egypt
1. The confusion of Egypt
11. The foolishness of their princes
18. The calling of Egypt into the church
23. The covenant of Egypt, Assyria, and Israel
Isaiah 20: Prophecy of Captivity for Egypt and Cush
1. A type prefiguring the shameful captivity of Egypt and Ethiopia.
Isaiah 21: Vision of the Fall of Babylon; Prophecies against Edom and Arabia
1. The prophet, bewailing the captivity of his people,
6. sees in a vision the fall of Babylon by the Medes and Persians.
11. Edom, scorning the prophet, is moved to repentance.
13. The set time of Arabia's calamity.
Isaiah 22: Prophecy about Jerusalem: The Valley of Vision
1. The prophet laments the invasion of Jerusalem
8. He reproves their human wisdom and worldly joy
15. He prophesies Shebna's deprivation
20. And the substitution of Eliakim, prefiguring the kingdom of Christ.
Isaiah 23: The Burden of Tyre
1. The miserable overthrow of Tyre
15. Her restoration and unfaithfulness
Isaiah 24: Devastation on the Earth
1. The doleful judgments of God upon the land
13. A remnant shall joyfully praise him
16. God in his judgments shall advance his kingdom
Isaiah 25: Song of Praise for God's Favor
1. Song of Praise for God's Favor
Isaiah 26: Song of Praise for God's Protection
1. Trust in God's Provision
Isaiah 27: The Deliverance of Israel
1. The Deliverance of Israel
Isaiah 28: Woe to Ephraim; Warning to Judah
1. The prophet threatens Ephraim for their pride and drunkenness
5. The residue shall be advanced in the kingdom of Christ
7. He rebukes their error
9. Their unwillingness to learn
14. And their security
16. Christ the sure foundation is promised
17. Their security shall be tried
23. They are incited to the consideration of God's providence
Isaiah 29: Warning to David's City; Blessing to Follow Discipline
1. God's heavy judgment upon Jerusalem
7. The insatiableness of her enemies
9. The senselessness
13. And deep hypocrisy of the people
17. A promise of sanctification to the godly
Isaiah 30: Warning against Refuge in Egypt; God's Grace
1. The prophet threatens the people for their confidence in Egypt
8. And contempt of God's word
18. God's mercies toward his church
27. God's wrath and the people's joy, in the destruction of Assyria
Isaiah 31: Danger of Trusting Egypt and Forsaking God
1. The prophet shows the folly and danger of trusting Egypt, and forsaking God
6. He exhorts to conversion
8. He shows the fall of Assyria
Isaiah 32: A King Shall Reign in Righteousness
1. The blessings of Christ's kingdom
9. Desolation is foreshown
14. Restoration is promised to succeed
Isaiah 33: God's Judgments against His Enemies
1. God's judgments against the enemies of the church
13. The consternation of sinners, and privileges of the godly
Isaiah 34: God's Judgments against the Nations
1. The judgments wherewith God revenges his church
11. The desolation of her enemies
16. The certainty of the prophecy
Isaiah 35: The Joyful Will Flourish in Zion
1. The joyful flourishing of Christ's kingdom
3. The weak are encouraged by the virtues and privileges of the Gospel
Isaiah 36: Sennacherib Invades Judah, Threatens Jerusalem
1. Sennacherib invades Judah
2. Rabshakeh, sent by Sennacherib, solicits the people to revolt
22. His words are told to Hezekiah
Isaiah 37: Hezekiah Mourns; Isaiah foretells Jerusalem's Deliverance; Hezekiah Prays and God Fulfills
1. Hezekiah mourning, sends to Isaiah to pray for them
6. Isaiah comforts them
8. Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah
14. Hezekiah's prayer
21. Isaiah's prophecy of the destruction of Sennacherib, and the good of Zion
36. An angel slays the Assyrians
37. Sennacherib is slain at Nineveh by his own sons.
Isaiah 38: Hezekiah's Illness and Healing
1. Hezekiah, having received a message of death, by prayer has his life lengthened
8. The sun goes ten degrees backward, for a sign of that promise
9. His song of thanksgiving.
Isaiah 39: Hezekiah Reveals Treasures to Babylonians
1. Merodach-baladan, sending to visit Hezekiah, has notice of his treasures.
3. Isaiah, understanding thereof, foretells the Babylonian captivity.
Isaiah 40: Comfort, comfort my people
1. The promulgation of the Gospel
3. The preaching of John Baptist foretold
9. The preaching of the apostles foretold
12. The prophet, by the omnipotence of God
18. And his incomparableness
26. Comforts the people.
Isaiah 41: God's Promises to Israel
1. God expostulates with his people, about his mercies to the church.
10. About his promises
21. And about the vanity of idols.
Isaiah 42: Behold, my servant, whom I have chosen; A Song of Praise; Israel's Blindness
1. The office of Christ, graced with meekness and constancy.
5. God's promise unto him.
10. An exhortation to praise God for his Gospel
13. God will manifest himself, and check idolatry
18. He reproves the people of incredulity.
Isaiah 43: Israel Redeemed; God's Mercy; Israel's Unfaithfulness
1. The Lord comforts the church with his promises.
8. He appeals to the people for witness of his omnipotence
14. He foretells them the destruction of Babylon
18. And his wonderful deliverance of his people
22. He reproves the people as inexcusable
Isaiah 44: God's Blessings upon Israel; The Foolishness of Idolatry; God's Will for Jerusalem's Inhabitation
1. God comforts the church with his promises
7. The vanity of idols
9. And folly of idol makers
21. He exhorts to praise God for his redemption and omnipotence
Isaiah 45: God Calls Cyrus
1. God calls Cyrus for his church's sake
5. By his omnipotence he challenges obedience
20. He convinces the idols of vanity by his saving power
Isaiah 46: The Idols of Babylon
1. The idols of Babylon could not save themselves
3. God saves his people to the end
5. Idols are not comparable to God for power
12. Or present salvation.
Isaiah 47: God's Judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea
1. God's judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea
6. For their unmercifulness
10. And over-boldness
11. Shall be irresistible
Isaiah 48: Israel's Obstinacy and Deliverance
1. God, to convince the people of their foreknown obstinance, revealed his prophecies
9. He saves them for his own sake
12. He exhorts them to obedience, because of his power and providence
16. He laments their backwardness
20. He powerfully delivers his people out of Babylon
Isaiah 49: The Servant of the Lord; Restoration to Zion
1. Christ being sent to the Jews, complains of them
5. He is sent to the Gentiles with gracious promises
13. God's love is perpetual to his church
18. The ample restoration of the church
24. The powerful deliverance out of captivity
Isaiah 50: Israel's Sin and God's Help for His Servant
1. Christ shows Israel's Sin is not to be imputed to him,
2. by his ability to save
5. By his obedience in that work
7. And by his confidence in that assistance
10. An exhortation to trust in God, and not in ourselves
Isaiah 51: Exhortation to Zion; Affliction and deliverance of Jerusalem foretold
1. An exhortation after the pattern of Abraham, to trust in Christ
3. By reason of his comfortable promises,
4. Of his righteous salvation
7. And man's mortality
9. Christ by his sanctified arm defends his from the fear of man
17. He bewails the afflictions of Jerusalem
21. And promises deliverance
Isaiah 52: Put on Your Strength, Zion; My Servant Shall Deal Wisely
1. Christ persuades the church to believe his free redemption
7. To receive the ministers thereof
9. To joy in the power thereof
11. And to free themselves from bondage
13. Christ's kingdom shall be exalted
Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant: by his stripes we are healed
1. The prophet, complaining of incredulity, excuses the scandal of the cross
4. By the benefit of his passion
10. And the good success thereof
Isaiah 54: Future Glory of Zion
1. The prophet, to comfort the Gentiles, prophesies the amplitude of their church
4. Their safety
6. Their certain deliverance out of affliction
11. Their fair edification
15. And their sure preservation
Isaiah 55: Come, everyone who thirsts, to the waters!
1. The prophet, with the promises of Christ, calls to faith
6. And to repentance
8. The happy success of those who believe
Isaiah 56: Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come
1. The prophet exhorts to sanctification
3. He promises it shall be general, without respect of persons
9. He protests against blind watchmen
Isaiah 57: The blessed death of the righteous; Leaders Rebuked; Comfort for the Contrite
1. The blessed death of the righteous
3. God reproves the People for their idolatry
13. He gives promises of mercy to the penitent
Isaiah 58: True Fasting; Keeping the Sabbath
1. The prophet, being sent to reprove hypocrisy,
3. shows the difference between a counterfeit fast and a true
8. He declares what promises are due unto godliness
13. And to the keeping of the Sabbath
Isaiah 59: Your sins have separated you and your God
1. Calamities are not due to lack of saving power in God, but to their own sins
16. Salvation is only of God
20. The covenant of the Redeemer
Isaiah 60: The Glory of Zion
1. The glory of the church in the abundant access of the Gentiles.
15. And the great blessings after a short affliction
Isaiah 61: The Spirit of the Lord is on me; The Year of the Lord's Favor
1. The office of Christ
4. The forwardness
7. And blessing of the faithful
Isaiah 62: Zion's New Name
1. The fervent desire of the prophet to confirm the church in God's promises.
6. The office of the ministers in preaching the Gospel
10. And preparing the people thereto
Isaiah 63: God's Vengeance and Redemption
1. Christ shows who he is
2. What his victory over his enemies
7. And what his mercy toward his church
10. In his just wrath he remembers his free mercy
15. The church, in her prayer
17. And complaint, professes her faith
Isaiah 64: Prayer for God's Mercy
1. The church prays for the illustration of God's power
4. Celebrating God's mercy, it makes confession of their natural corruptions
9. It complains of their afflictions
Isaiah 65: Judgment; Salvation; New heavens and a New earth
1. The calling of the Gentiles,
2. and the rejection of the Jews, for their incredulity, idolatry, and hypocrisy
8. A remnant shall be saved
11. Judgments on the wicked, and blessings on the godly
17. The blessed state of the new Jerusalem
Isaiah 66: Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool; Rejoice with Jerusalem
1. The glorious God will be served in humble sincerity
5. He comforts the humble by showing the confusion of their enemies
7. With the marvelous growth
10. And the gracious benefits of the church
15. God's severe judgments against the wicked
18. The Gentiles shall have an holy church
24. And see the damnation of the wicked
Jeremiah 1: The Call of Jeremiah; Almond Rod and Boiling Pot
1. The time
4. And the calling of Jeremiah
11. His prophetical visions of an almond rod and a seething pot
15. His heavy message against Judah
17. God encourages him with his promise of assistance
Jeremiah 2: Judah Forsakes God
1. God having shown his former kindness,
5. expostulates with the people on their causeless and unexampled revolt
14. They are the causes of their own calamities
18. The sins and idolatries of Judah
35. Her confidence is rejected.
Jeremiah 3: Judah as the Polluted Land; God's Great Mercy
1. God's great mercy to Judah the polluted land
6. Judah is worse than Israel
12. The promises of the gospel to the penitent
20. Israel reproved, and called by God, makes a solemn confession of their sins
Jeremiah 4: Judah's Devastation
1. God calls Israel by his promise
3. He exhorts Judah to repentance by fearful judgments
19. A grievous lamentation for Judah
Jeremiah 5: Jerusalem's Godlessness and Judgment
1. The judgments of God upon the people, for their perverseness;
7. for their adultery;
10. for their impiety;
15. for their worship of idols;
19. for their contempt of God;
25. and for their great corruption in the civil state;
30. and ecclesiastical.
Jeremiah 6: Enemies Sent against Jerusalem
1. The enemies sent against Judah,
4. encourage themselves.
6. God sets them on work because of their sins.
9. The prophet laments the judgments of God because of their sins.
18. He proclaims God's wrath.
26. He calls the people to mourn for the judgment on their sins.
Jeremiah 7: Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate; Valley of Slaughter
1. Jeremiah is sent to call to true repentance, to prevent the Jews' captivity.
8. He rejects their vain confidence,
12. by the example of Shiloh.
17. He threatens them for their idolatry.
21. He rejects the sacrifices of the disobedient.
29. He exhorts to mourn for their abominations in Tophet;
32. and the judgments for the same.
Jeremiah 8: The Calamity of the Jews
1. The calamity of the Jews, both dead and alive.
4. He upbraids their foolish and shameless impenitency.
13. He shows their grievous judgment;
18. and bewails their desperate estate.
Jeremiah 9: Jeremiah Laments over Zion
1. Jeremiah laments the people for their manifold sins;
9. and for their judgment.
12. Disobedience is the cause of their bitter calamity.
17. He exhorts to mourn for their destruction;
23. and to trust not in themselves, but in God.
25. He threatens both Jews and Gentiles.
Jeremiah 10: The Lord Speaks on Idolatry and Coming Destruction; Jeremiah Prays
1. The unequal comparison of God and idols.
17. The prophet exhorts to flee from the calamity to come.
19. He laments the spoil of the tabernacle by foolish pastors.
23. He makes an humble supplication.
Jeremiah 11: Jeremiah Proclaims God's Covenant Is Broken; The Plot against Jeremiah
1. Jeremiah proclaims God's covenant;
8. rebukes the peoples' disobeying thereof;
11. prophesies evils to come upon them;
18. and upon the men of Anathoth, for conspiring to kill him.
Jeremiah 12: Jeremiah's Complaint and God's Answer
1. Jeremiah, complaining of the prosperity of the wicked, by faith sees their ruin.
5. God admonishes him of his brothers' treachery against him;
7. and laments his heritage.
14. He promises to the penitent return from captivity.
Jeremiah 13: The Linen Belt and Wineskins; The Threat of Captivity
1. By the type of a linen belt, hidden at Euphrates,
9. God prefigures the destruction of his people.
12. By the parable of bottles filled with wine he foretells their drunkenness in misery.
15. He exhorts to prevent their future judgments.
22. He shows their abominations are the cause thereof.
Jeremiah 14: Drought, Famine, False Prophets, Prayer for Mercy
1. The grievous famine,
7. causes Jeremiah to pray.
10. The Lord will not be entreated for the people.
13. false prophets are no excuse for them.
17. Jeremiah is moved to complain for them.
Jeremiah 15: Rejection and Judgments to Come; Jeremiah's Prayer
1. The utter rejection and manifold judgments of the people.
10. Jeremiah, complaining of their spite, receives a promise for himself;
12. and a threatening for them.
15. He prays;
19. and receives a gracious promise.
Jeremiah 16: Disaster and Restoration Foretold
1. The prophet, under the types of abstaining from marriage,
8. from houses of mourning and feasting, foreshows the utter ruin of the Jews;
10. because they were worse than their fathers.
14. Their return from captivity shall be stranger than their deliverance out of Egypt.
16. God will doubly recompense their idolatry.
Jeremiah 17: The Sin of Judah; Keeping the Sabbath
1. The captivity of Judah for her sin.
5. Trust in man is cursed;
7. in God is blessed.
9. The deceitful heart cannot deceive God.
12. The salvation of God.
15. The prophet complains of the mockers of his prophecy.
19. He is sent to renew the covenant in hallowing the Sabbath.
Jeremiah 18: As the clay in the potter's hand, so are you in my hand
1. Under the type of a potter is shown God's absolute power in disposing of nations.
11. Judgments threatened to Judah for her strange revolt.
18. Jeremiah prays against his conspirators.
Jeremiah 19: The Broken Jar
1. Under the type of breaking a potter's vessel, is foreshown the desolation of the Jews
Jeremiah 20: Pashhur Persecutes Jeremiah; Jeremiah Complains
1. Pashur, smiting Jeremiah, receives a new name, and a fearful doom.
7. Jeremiah complains of contempt;
10. of treachery;
14. and of his birth.
Jeremiah 21: God Rejects Zedekiah's Request
1. Zedikiah sends to Jeremiah to enquire the event of Nebuchadnezzar's war.
3. Jeremiah foretells a hard siege and miserable captivity.
8. He counsels the people to fall to the Chaldeans;
11. and upbraids the King's house.
Jeremiah 22: God Will Judge the Evil Kings of Judah
1. He exhorts to repentance, with promises and threats.
10. The judgment of Shallum;
13. of Jehoiakim;
20. and of Coniah.
Jeremiah 23: I will restore to David a righteous Branch; False Prophets
1. He prophesies a restoration of the scattered flock.
5. Christ shall rule and save them.
9. Against false prophets;
33. and mockers of the true prophets.
Jeremiah 24: Two Baskets of Figs; Captives Will Return
1. Under the type of good and bad figs,
4. he foreshows the restoration of those who were in captivity;
8. and the desolation of Zedekiah and the rest.
Jeremiah 25: Jeremiah Prophesies Seventy Years of Captivity and Judgment on Babylon
1. Jeremiah, reproving the Jews' disobedience to the prophets,
8. foretells the seventy years' captivity;
12. and after that, the destruction of Babylon.
15. Under the type of a cup of wine he foreshows the destruction of all nations.
34. The howling of the shepherds.
Jeremiah 26: Jeremiah Threatened and Spared
1. Jeremiah by promises and threats exhorts to repentance.
8. He is therefore apprehended,
10. and arraigned.
12. His apology.
16. He is quit in judgment, by the example of Micah,
20. and of Urijah,
24. and by the care of Ahikam.
Jeremiah 27: Judah Will Submit to Nebuchadnezzar
1. By the type of bonds and yokes he prophesies the subduing of the neighbor kings
8. He exhorts them to yield, and not to believe the false prophets.
12. The like he does to Zedekiah.
19. He foretells the remnant of the vessels shall be carried to Babylon,
Jeremiah 28: Hananiah Falsely Prophesies the Return of the Vessels
1. Hananiah prophesies falsely the return of the vessels, and of Jeconiah
3. and there continue until the day of visitation.
5. Jeremiah, wishing it to be true, shows that the event will declare the true prophets.
10. Hananiah breaks Jeremiah's yoke.
12. Jeremiah tells of an iron yoke;
15. and foretells Hananiah's death.
Jeremiah 29: Jeremiah's Letter to the Exiles; Message to Shemaiah
1. Jeremiah sends a letter to the captives in Babylon to be quiet there,
8. and not to believe the dreams of their prophets;
10. and that they shall return with grace after seventy years.
15. He foretells the destruction of the rest for their disobedience.
20. He shows the fearful end of Ahab and Zedekiah, two false prophets.
24. Shemaiah writes a letter against Jeremiah.
30. Jeremiah foretells his doom.
Jeremiah 30: God Promises Deliverance from Captivity
1. God shows Jeremiah the return of the Jews.
4. After their trouble they shall have deliverance.
10. He comforts Jacob.
18. Their return shall be gracious.
23. Wrath shall fall on the wicked.
Jeremiah 31: The Restoration of Israel; New Covenant
1. The restoration of Israel.
10. The publication thereof.
15. Rahel mourning is comforted.
18. Ephraim repenting is brought home again.
22. Christ is promised.
27. His care over the church.
31. His new covenant.
35. The stability,
38. and amplitude of the church.
Jeremiah 32: Jeremiah Imprisoned by Zedekiah, Buys Hanamel's Field, Prays
1. Jeremiah, being imprisoned by Zedekiah for his prophecy,
6. buys Hanameel's field.
13. Baruch must preserve the evidences, as tokens of the people's return.
16. Jeremiah in his prayer complains to God.
26. God confirms the captivity for their sins;
36. and promises a gracious return.
Jeremiah 33: God Promises to the Captive a Gracious Return and David's Branch
1. God promises to the captivity a gracious return;
9. a joyful state;
12. a settled government;
15. Christ the branch of righteousness;
17. a continuance of kingdom and priesthood;
19. and a stability of a blessed seed.
Jeremiah 34: Jeremiah Prophesies the Captivity of Zedekiah; Freedom for Slaves
1. Jeremiah prophesies the captivity of Zedekiah and the city.
8. The princes and the people having dismissed their bond-servants,
11. contrary to the covenant of God, re-assume them.
12. Jeremiah gives them and Zedekiah into the hands of their enemies.
Jeremiah 35: By the Obedience of the Recabites, Jeremiah Rebukes Judah
1. By the obedience of the Rechabites,
12. Jeremiah condemns the disobedience of the Jews.
18. God blesses the Rechabites for their obedience.
Jeremiah 36: Jeremiah's Scroll Read in the Temple, Burned, and Replaced
1. Jeremiah causes Baruch to write his prophesy,
5. and publicly to read it.
11. The princes, having intelligence thereof by Michaiah,
14. send Jehudi to fetch the roll and read it.
19. They will Baruch to hide himself and Jeremiah.
20. The king, Jehoiakim, being certified thereof, hears part of it and burns the roll.
27. Jeremiah denounces his judgment.
32. Baruch writes a new copy.
Jeremiah 37: Jeremiah Warns against Trust in Pharaoh
1. The Egyptians having raised the siege of the Chaldeans,
3. king Zedekiah sends to Jeremiah to pray for the people.
6. Jeremiah prophesies the Chaldeans' certain return and victory.
11. He is taken for a fugitive, beaten, and put in prison.
16. He assures Zedekiah of the captivity.
18. Entreating for his liberty, he obtains some favor.
Jeremiah 38: Jeremiah Thrown into the Dungeon of Malkijah
1. Jeremiah, by a false suggestion, is put into the dungeon of Malchiah.
7. Ebed-Melech, by suit, gets him some enlargement.
14. Upon secret conference, he counsels the king by yielding to save his life.
24. By the king's instructions he conceals the conference from the princes.
Jeremiah 39: Jerusalem Is Taken; Zedekiah and the People Captivated
1. Jerusalem is taken.
4. Zedekiah is made blind and sent to Babylon.
8. The city laid in ruins,
9. and the people captivated.
11. Nebuchadrezzar's charge for the good usage of Jeremiah.
15. God's promise to Ebed Melech.
Jeremiah 40: Jeremiah Set Free by Nebuzaradan, Remains in Judah
1. Jeremiah, being set free by Nebuzaradan, goes to Gedaliah.
7. The dispersed Jews repair unto him.
13. Johanan revealing Ishmael's conspiracy is not believed.
Jeremiah 41: Ishmael kills Gedaliah; Johanan Rescues the People
1. Ishmael, treacherously killing Gedaliah and others,
7. purposes with the residue to flee unto the Ammonites.
11. Johanan rescues the captives, and is minded to flee into Egypt.
Jeremiah 42: Jeremiah Assures of Safety in Judea and Destruction in Egypt
1. Johanan desires Jeremiah to enquire of God, promising obedience to his will.
7. Jeremiah assures him of safety in Judea;
13. and destruction in Egypt.
19. He reproves their hypocrisy.
Jeremiah 43: Johanan Disregards Prophecy, Takes People to Egypt; Jeremiah Warns
1. Johanan, discrediting Jeremiah's prophecy, carries him and the rest in Egypt.
8. Jeremiah prophesies by a type the conquest of Egypt by the Babylonians.
Jeremiah 44: Jeremiah Predicts Conquest of Egypt, Disaster in Judah
1. Jeremiah expresses the desolation of Judah for their idolatry
11. He prophesies the destruction of those who commit idolatry in Egypt
15. The obstinacy of the Jews
20. For which Jeremiah threatens them
29. and for a sign prophesies the destruction of Egypt
Jeremiah 45: Jeremiah Instructs and Comforts Baruch
1. Baruch being dismayed
4. Jeremiah instructs and comforts him
Jeremiah 46: Jeremiah Prophesies the Overthrow of Pharaoh's Army at Euphrates
1. Jeremiah prophesies the overthrow of Pharaoh's army at Euphrates
13. and the conquest of Egypt by Nebuchadnezzar
27. He comforts Jacob in his chastisement
Jeremiah 47: Prophecy against the Philistines
1. The destruction of the Philistines
Jeremiah 48: Prophecy against Moab
1. The judgment of Moab
7. for their pride
11. for their security
14. for their carnal confidence
26. and for their contempt of God and his people
47. The restoration of Moab
Jeremiah 49: Prophecies against Ammon, Edom, Damascus, Kedar and Hazor
1. The judgment of the Ammonites
6. Their restoration
7. The judgment of Edom
23. of Damascus
28. of Kedar
30. of Hazor
34. and of Elam
39. The restoration of Elam
Jeremiah 50: Prophecy against Babylon
1. The judgment of Babylon and the redemption of Israel
Jeremiah 51: The Judgment of God against Babylon for Sins Against Israel
1. The severe judgment of God against Babylon, in revenge of Israel
59. Jeremiah delivers the book of this prophecy to Seraiah, to be cast into Euphrates,
64. in token of the perpetual sinking of Babylon
Jeremiah 52: The Fall of Jerusalem and Release or Jehoiachin
1. Zedekiah rebels
4. Jerusalem is besieged and taken
8. Zedekiah's sons killed, and his own eyes put out,
12. Nebuzaradan burns and spoils the city
24. He carries away the captives
28. The number of Jews carried captive
31. Evil-Merodach advances Jehoiachin
Lamentations 1: How lonely lies Zion, that was once full of people!
1. The miseries of Jerusalem and of the Jews lamented
12. The attention of beholders demanded to this unprecedented case
18. The justice of God acknowledged, and his mercy supplicated.
Lamentations 2: How the Lord has covered the daughter of Zion with the cloud of his anger!
1. Jeremiah laments the misery of Jerusalem
20. He complains thereof to God
Lamentations 3: Jeremiah Shares Israel's Affliction and Prays for Deliverance
1. The prophet bewails his own calamities
22. By the mercies of God, he nourishes his hope
37. He acknowledges God's justice
55. He prays for deliverance
64. And vengeance on his enemies
Lamentations 4: The Distress of the Siege
1. Zion bewails her pitiful estate
13. She confesses her sins
21. Edom is threatened and Zion comforted.
Lamentations 5: Zion's Prayer for Mercy
1. A complaint of Zion in prayer unto God.
Ezekiel 1: Ezekiel's Prophecy at Kebar; The Visions of Four Figures and Divine Glory
1. The time of Ezekiel's prophecy at Chebar.
4. His vision of four cherubim;
15. of the four wheels;
26. and of the glory of God.
Ezekiel 2: Ezekiel's Calling and Instruction
1. Ezekiel's commission
6. His instruction
9. The scroll of his heavy prophecy
Ezekiel 3: Ezekiel Eats the Scroll; Warning to Israel
1. Ezekiel eats the scroll
4. God encourages him
15. God shows him the rule of prophecy
22. God shuts and opens the prophet's mouth
Ezekiel 4: Siege of Jerusalem Foretold
1. Under type of a siege is shown the time from the defection of Jeroboam to captivity
9. By the provision of the siege, is shown the hardness of the famine
Ezekiel 5: Jerusalem's Famine, Plague, Attack, and Dispersion Foretold
1. Under the type of hair
5. is shown the judgment of Jerusalem for their rebellion
12. by famine, sword, and dispersion
Ezekiel 6: The Judgment of Israel for Idolatry; Yet will I leave a remnant
1. The judgment of Israel for their idolatry
8. A remnant shall be blessed
11. The faithful are exhorted to lament their abominations and calamities
Ezekiel 7: The End has Come to the Four Corners of the Land
1. The final desolation of Israel
16. The mournful repentance from that escape
20. The enemies defile the sanctuary because of the Israelites' abominations
23. Under the type of a chain is shown the miserable captivity of all orders of men
Ezekiel 8: Ezekiel's Vision of Idolatry in the Temple
1. Ezekiel, in a vision of God at Jerusalem
5. is shown the image of jealousy
7. the chambers of imagery
13. the mourners for Tammuz
16. the worshippers toward the sun
17. God's wrath for their idolatry
Ezekiel 9: The Vision of Slaughter of Idolaters
1. A vision, whereby is shown the preservation of some
5. and the destruction of the rest
8. God cannot be entreated for them
Ezekiel 10: Vision of God's Glory Departing from the Temple
1. The vision of the coals of fire, to be scattered over the city
8. The vision of the cherubim
Ezekiel 11: Evil Rulers to Be Judged; Israel's Promised Return
1. The presumption of the princes
4. Their sin and judgment
13. Ezekiel complaining, God shows him his purpose in saving a remnant
22. The glory of God leaves the city
24. Ezekiel is returned to the captivity
Ezekiel 12: Ezekiel Fears for Exile
1. Under the type of Ezekiel's removing
8. is shown the captivity of Zedekiah
17. Ezekiel's trembling shows the Jews' desolation
21. The Jews' presumptuous proverb is reproved
26. The speediness of the vision
Ezekiel 13: Reproof of False Prophets
1. The reproof of false prophets
10. and their untempered mortar
17. Of prophecies and their pillows
Ezekiel 14: Idolaters Condemned; Judgment Is Imminent
1. God answers idolaters according to their own heart
6. They are exhorted to repent, for fear of judgments, by means of seduced prophets
12. God's irrevocable sentence of famine
15. of wild beasts
17. of the sword
19. and of pestilence
22. A remnant shall be reserved for example of others
Ezekiel 15: Jerusalem Is Like a Useless Branch
1. By the unfitness of the vine branch for any work
6. is shown the rejection of Jerusalem
Ezekiel 16: Unfaithful Jerusalem and God's Grace
1. Under the parable of a wretched infant is shown the natural state of Jerusalem
6. God's extraordinary love toward her,
15. Her grievous judgment
35. Her sin, equal to her mother,
46. and exceeding her sisters, Sodom and Samaria,
59. calls for judgments
60. Mercy is promised her in the end
Ezekiel 17: Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine
1. Under the parable of two eagles and a vine
11. is shown God's judgment upon Jerusalem for revolting from Babylon to Egypt
22. God promises to plant the cedar of the Gospel
Ezekiel 18: God Defends His Justice and Exhorts to Repentance
1. God defends his justice
31. and exhorts to repentance
Ezekiel 19: Lament for the Princes of Israel: Parable of the Lion's Whelps
1. A lamentation for the princes of Israel, by the parable of a lion whelping in a pit
10. and for Jerusalem, under the parable of a wasted vine
Ezekiel 20: God Refuses the Elders of Israel; Destruction and Restoration of Jerusalem
1. God refuses to be consulted by the elders of Israel
4. He shows the story of their rebellions in Egypt
19. in the desert
27. and in the land
33. He promises to gather them by the Gospel
45. Under the name of a forest he shows the destruction of Jerusalem
Ezekiel 21: Parable of the Sharp and Bright Sword
1. Ezekiel prophesies against Jerusalem with a sign of sighing
8. The sharp and bright sword
18. against Jerusalem
25. against the kingdom
28. and against the Ammonites
Ezekiel 22: A Catalogue of Sins in Jerusalem
1. A catalogue of sins in Jerusalem, and the dispersion of the Jews in consequence
17. God will burn them as dross in his furnace
23. The general corruption of prophets, priests, princes, and the people
Ezekiel 23: Oholah and Oholibah's Sin and Judgment
1. The unfaithfulness of Aholah and Aholibah
23. Aholibah is to be plagued by her lovers
36. The prophet reproves the adulteries of them both
45. and shows their judgments
Ezekiel 24: Parable of the Boiling Pot; Ezekiel's Wife Dies
1. Under the parable of a boiling pot
6. is shown the irrevocable destruction of Jerusalem
15. By the sign of Ezekiel not mourning for the death of his wife
19. is shown the calamity of the Jews to be beyond all sorrow
Ezekiel 25: God's Vengeance upon Ammon, Moab, Edom and Philistia
1. God's vengeance, for their insolence against the Jews, upon the Ammonites
8. upon Moab and Seir
12. upon Edom
15. and upon the Philistines
Ezekiel 26: Judgment on Tyre
1. Tyrus, for insulting Jerusalem, is threatened with destruction
7. The power of Nebuchadnezzar against her
15. The mourning and astonishment of the sea at her fall
Ezekiel 27: Lament for Tyre
1. The riches and commerce of Tyrus
26. The great and irrecoverable fall thereof
Ezekiel 28: God's Judgment Upon Tyre and Sidon
1. God's judgment upon the prince of Tyrus for his sacrilegious pride
11. A lamentation of his great glory corrupted by Sidon
20. The judgment of Zion
24. The restoration of Israel
Ezekiel 29: Prophecy against Egypt
1. The judgment of Pharaoh for his treachery to Israel
8. The desolation of Egypt
13. The restoration thereof after forty years
17. Egypt the reward of Nebuchadnezzar
21. Israel shall be restored
Ezekiel 30: Lament for Egypt; Babylon Victorious
1. The desolation of Egypt and her helpers
20. The arm of Babylon shall be strengthened to break the arm of Egypt.
Ezekiel 31: Pharaoh Warned of Assyria's Fate: the Assyrian was a Cedar in Lebanon
1. A relation unto Pharaoh
3. of the glory of Assyria
10. and the fall thereof for pride
18. The like destruction of Egypt
Ezekiel 32: Lament over Pharaoh and Egypt
1. A lamentation for the fearful fall of Egypt
11. The sword of Babylon shall destroy it
17. It shall be brought down to hell, among all the uncircumcised nations
Ezekiel 33: Ezekiel the Watchman; News of Jerusalem's Capture
1. According to the duty of a watchman in warning the people
7. Ezekiel is admonished of his duty
10. God shows the justice of his ways toward the penitent and toward revolters
17. He maintains his justice
21. Upon the news of the taking of Jerusalem
25. he prophecies the desolation of the land
30. God's judgment upon the mockers of the prophets
Ezekiel 34: Reproof of the Shepherds of Israel; Restoration
1. A reproof of the shepherds
7. God's judgment against them
11. His providence over his flock
20. The kingdom of Christ
Ezekiel 35: The Judgment of Mount Seir for Their Hatred of Israel
1. The judgment of mount Seir for their hatred of Israel, and insulting over their distress
Ezekiel 36: The Mountains of Israel Will Be Blessed
1. The land of Israel is comforted, by destruction of the heathen, who spitefully used it
8. and by the blessings of God promised unto it
16. Israel was rejected for their sin
21. and shall be restored without their desert
25. The blessings of Christ's kingdom
Ezekiel 37: Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones; Judah and Israel Reunified
1. By the resurrection of dry bones
11. the dead hope of Israel is revived
15. By the uniting of two sticks
18. is shown the incorporation of Israel into Judah
21. The promises of Christ's kingdom
Ezekiel 38: The Malice of Gog
1. The army
8. and malice of Gog
14. God's judgment against him
Ezekiel 39: God's Judgment upon Gog and Israel's Victory
1. God's judgment upon Gog
8. Israel's victory
11. Gog's burial in Hamon-gog
17. The feast of the fowls
21. Israel having been plagued for their sins
25. shall be gathered again with eternal favor
Ezekiel 40: New Temple Area: Gates, Courts, Rooms
1. The time, manner, and end of the vision of the city and temple
6. The description of the east gate of the outer court
20. of the north gate
24. of the south gate
27. of the south gate of the inner court
32. of the east gate
35. and of the north gate
39. Eight tables
44. The chambers
48. The porch of the house
Ezekiel 41: The Measures, Parts, Chambers, and Ornaments of the Inner Temple
1. The measures, parts, chambers, and ornaments of the temple
Ezekiel 42: Chambers for the Priests
1. The chambers for the priests
13. The use thereof
15. The measures of the outward court
Ezekiel 43: The Returning of the Glory of God into the Temple; The Altar and Offerings
1. The returning of the glory of God into the temple
7. The sin of Israel hindered God's presence
10. The prophet exhorts them to repentance and observation of the law of the house
13. The measures
18. and ordinances of the altar
Ezekiel 44: The East Gate Assigned Only to the Prince; Ordinances for the Levites
1. The east gate assigned only to the prince
4. The priests reproved for polluting the sanctuary
9. Idolaters incapable of the priests office
15. The sons of Zadok are accepted thereto
17. Ordinances for the priests
Ezekiel 45: Portion of Land for the Sanctuary, the City, and for the Prince
1. The portion of land for the sanctuary
6. for the city
7. and for the prince
9. Ordinances for the prince
Ezekiel 46: Ordinances for the Prince in His Worship
1. Ordinances for the prince in his worship
9. and for the people
16. An order for the prince's inheritance
19. The courts for boiling and baking
Ezekiel 47: Holy Water from the Temple; Boundaries Set
1. The vision of the holy waters
6. The virtue of them
13. The borders of the land
22. The division of it by lot
Ezekiel 48: Division of the Land: Priests, Prince, Tribes, Gates
1. The portions of the twelve tribes;
8. of the sanctuary;
15. of the city and suburbs;
21. and of the prince.
23. The portions of the twelve tribes.
30. The dimensions and gates of the city.
Daniel 1: Ashpenaz Takes Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah to Babylon; They Refuse the King's Portion
1. Jehoiakim's captivity.
3. Ashpenaz takes Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
8. They refusing the king's portion do prosper with pulse and water.
17. Their proficiency in wisdom.
Daniel 2: Daniel Interprets Nebuchadnezzar's Unspoken Dream
1. Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream,
5. requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threats.
10. They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.
14. Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.
19. He blesses God.
24. He staying the decree is brought to the king.
31. The dream.
36. The interpretation.
46. Daniel's advancement.
Daniel 3: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Refuse to Bow to Golden Image, Survive the Fiery Furnace
1. Nebuchadnezzar dedicates a golden image in Dura.
3. They being threatened, make a good confession.
8. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are accused for not worshipping the image.
19. They are cast into the furnace,
24. from which God delivers them.
28. Nebuchadnezzar seeing the miracle blesses God, and advances them.
Daniel 4: Nebuchadnezzar's Confession of God's Kingdom; Daniel Interprets the Vision of a Great Tree
1. Nebuchadnezzar confesses God's kingdom,
4. makes relation of his dreams, which the magicians could not interpret.
8. Daniel hears the dream.
19. He interprets it.
28. The dream fulfilled.
Daniel 5: Belshazzar's Impious Feast; Daniel Interprets the Handwriting on the Wall
1. Belshazzar's impious feast.
5. A hand-writing unknown to the magicians, troubles the king.
10. At the commendation of the queen Daniel is brought.
17. He, reproving the king of pride and idolatry,
25. reads and interprets the writing.
30. The monarchy is translated to the Medes
Daniel 6: Daniel, under Darius, Refuses to Worship Idols; Survives the Lions' Den
1. Daniel is made chief of the presidents.
4. They, conspiring against him, obtain an idolatrous decree.
10. Daniel, accused of the breach thereof, is cast into the lion's den.
18. Daniel is saved;
24. his adversaries devoured;
25. and God magnified by a decree.
Daniel 7: Daniel's Vision of the Four Beasts, the Ancient of Days, the Son of Man
1. Daniel's vision of the four beasts,
9. and of God's kingdom.
15. The interpretation thereof.
Daniel 8: Daniel's Vision of the Ram and Goat
1. Daniel's vision of the ram and he goat.
13. The two thousand three hundred days of the suspension of the daily sacrifice.
15. Gabriel comforts Daniel, and interprets the vision.
Daniel 9: Daniel's Prayer and Gabriel's Answer
1. Daniel, considering the time of the captivity,
3. makes confession of sins,
16. and prays for the restoration of Jerusalem.
20. Gabriel informs him of the seventy weeks.
Daniel 10: Daniel Terrified by a Vision, Comforted by the Angel
1. Daniel, having humbled himself, sees a vision.
10. Being troubled with fear, he is comforted by the angel.
Daniel 11: Prophesy of the Overthrow of Persia, Conflicts between the Kings of the South and of the North; Roman Invasion
1. The overthrow of Persia by the king of Grecia.
5. Leagues and conflicts between the kings of the south and of the north.
30. The invasion and tyranny of the Romans.
Daniel 12: Michael Shall Deliver Israel from Their Troubles
1. Michael shall deliver Israel from their troubles.
5. Daniel is informed of the times.
Hosea 1: Hosea Takes Gomer as Wife to Show Israel's Unfaithfulness
1. Hosea, to show God's judgment for spiritual unfaithfulness, takes Gomer,
4. and has by her Jezreel;
8. and Lo-Ammi.
10. The restoration of Judah and Israel under one head.
Hosea 2: Israel's Unfaithfulness Condemned; Reconciliation Promised
1. The idolatry of the people.
6. God's judgments against them.
14. His promises of reconciliation with them.
Hosea 3: Hosea Redeems His Wife to Show the Lord's Reconciliation to Israel
1. The Lord's intended future kindness to Israel, not withstanding their wickedness,
2. illustrated by the emblem of Hosea's conduct toward his adulterous wife.
4. The desolation of Israel before their restoration.
Hosea 4: God Pronounces Judgments for Israel's Sins
1. God denounces judgments on Israel, for their aggravated impieties and iniquities.
12. He exposes the ignorance and wickedness of the priests,
13. and moral dissolution of the people,
14. he will leave their wives and daughters to commit lewdness, without present punishment.
15. He warns Judah, not to imitate Israel's crimes, which are still further reproved.
Hosea 5: Judgments against the Priests, People, and Princes for Their Manifold Sins
1. The judgments of God are denounced against the priests, people, and princes,
9. both of Israel and Judah, for their manifold sins.
15. An intimation is given of mercy on their repentance.
Hosea 6: Exhortations to Repent; Israel's Refusal
1. Exhortations to repent and hope in God.
4. A lamentation over those who had sinned after conviction.
5. Reproofs of obstinate sinners, and threats against them.
Hosea 7: Ephraim's Iniquity
1. A reproof of manifold sins.
11. God's wrath against them for their hypocrisy.
Hosea 8: Israel Will Reap the Whirlwind
1. Destruction is threatened both to Israel and Judah for their impiety and idolatry.
Hosea 9: The Distress and Captivity of Israel for Their Sins
1. The distress and captivity of Israel for their sins.
Hosea 10: Retribution for Israel's Sin; Exhortation to Repentance
1. Israel is reproved and threatened for their impiety and idolatry,
12. and exhorted to repentance.
Hosea 11: The Ingratitude of Israel; God's Mercy; Israel's Sin and Judah's Infidelity
1. The ingratitude of Israel unto God for his benefits.
5. His judgment.
8. God's mercy toward them.
12. Israel's falsehood and Judah's fidelity.
Hosea 12: Ephraim's Sins Provoke God
1. A reproof of Ephraim, Judah, and Jacob.
3. By former favors he exhorts to repentance.
7. Ephraim's sins provoke God.
Hosea 13: Ephraim's Idolatry; God's Anger and Judgment
1. Ephraim's glory vanishes.
4. God's anger.
9. God's mercy.
15. The judgment of Samaria.
Hosea 14: Exhortation to Repentance and Promise of God's Blessing
1. An exhortation to repentance.
4. A promise of God's blessing.
Joel 1: The Word of the Lord to Joel: Locusts, Starvation and Drought; Call to Repentance
1. Joel, declaring various judgments of God, exhorts to observe them,
8. and to mourn.
14. He prescribes a solemn fast to deprecate those judgments.
Joel 2: An Army of Locusts; Turn to Me with All Your Heart; The Day of the Lord's Spirit
1. He shows unto Zion the terribleness of God's judgment.
12. He exhorts to repentance;
15. prescribes a fast;
18. promises a blessing thereon.
21. He comforts Zion with present,
28. and future blessings.
Joel 3: The Nations Will Be Judged; Blessing upon Judah
1. God's judgments against the enemies of his people.
9. God will be known in his judgment.
18. His blessing upon the church.
Amos 1: The Words of Amos: God's Judgment on Syria, Philistia, Tyre, Edom, and Ammon
1. The time when Amos prophesied.
3. He shows God's judgment upon Syria,
6. upon the Philistines,
9. upon Tyrus,
11. upon Edom,
13. upon Ammon.
Amos 2: God's Judgments on Moab, Judah and Israel
1. God's judgments upon Moab,
4. upon Judah,
6. and upon Israel.
9. God complains of their ingratitude.
Amos 3: The Necessity of God's Judgment; Testimony against Israel
1. The necessity of God's judgment against Israel.
9. The publication of it, with the causes thereof.
Amos 4: Israel Has Not Returned to Me
1. He reproves Israel for oppression,
4. for idolatry,
6. and for their incorrigibleness.
Amos 5: Seek Me that You May Live
1. A lamentation for Israel.
4. An exhortation to repentance.
21. God rejects their hypocritical service.
Amos 6: Woe to those at ease in Zion; Abhorrence of Israel's Pride
1. The wantonness of Israel,
7. shall be plagued with desolation;
12. and their incorrigibleness shall end in affliction.
Amos 7: Amos' Visions of Locusts, Fire and a Plumb Line; Amos Accused by Amaziah
1. The judgments of the grasshoppers,
4. and of the fire are diverted by the prayer of Amos.
7. By the wall of a plumb line is signified the rejection of Israel.
10. Amaziah complains of Amos.
14. Amos shows his calling
16. and Amaziah's judgment.
Amos 8: Basket of Fruit and Israel's Captivity
1. By a basket of summer fruit is shown the approach of Israel's end.
4. Oppression is reproved.
11. A famine of the word of God threatened.
Amos 9: The Certainty of God's Judgment and Israel's Restoration
1. The certainty of the desolation.
11. The restoring of the tabernacle of David.
Obadiah 1: The Destruction of Edom; The Day of the Lord Is Near
1. The destruction of Edom,
3. for their pride,
10. and for their wrong unto Jacob.
17. The salvation and victory of Jacob.
Jonah 1: Jonah, Sent to Nineveh, but Flees to Tarshish; Thrown into the Sea and Swallowed by a Fish
1. Jonah, sent to Nineveh, flees to Tarshish.
4. He is betrayed by a great storm;
11. thrown into the sea;
17. and swallowed by a fish.
Jonah 2: The Prayer and Deliverance of Jonah
1. The prayer of Jonah.
10. He is delivered out of the belly of the fish.
Jonah 3: Jonah Preaches to the Ninevites; They Repent and God Relents
1. Jonah, sent again, preaches to the Ninevites.
5. Upon their repentance,
10. God relents.
Jonah 4: God Rebukes Jonah for His Displeasure
1. Jonah repining at God's mercy,
4. is reproved by the type of a withering vine.
Micah 1: The Word of the Lord to Micah: Destruction, Weeping and Mourning in Israel and Judah
1. The time when Micah prophesied.
2. He shows the wrath of God against Jacob for idolatry.
10. He exhorts to mourning.
Micah 2: Woe to Oppressors; Reproof of Injustice, Idolatry and False Prophets; Deliverance Promised
1. Against oppression.
4. A lamentation.
7. A reproof of injustice and idolatry.
12. A promise to restore Jacob.
Micah 3: Princes and Prophets Denounced
1. The cruelty of the princes.
5. The falsehood of the prophets.
8. The false security of them both.
Micah 4: The Glory and Peace of the Latter Days
1. The glory,
5. and the peace of Christ's kingdom.
6. The restoration,
11. and victory of the church.
Micah 5: Out of you, Bethlehem will come a King; Deliverence by His Hand
1. The birth of Christ.
4. His kingdom.
8. His conquest.
Micah 6: God's Punishment against Ingratitude, Ignorance, Injustice and Idolatry
1. God's punishment for ingratitude;
6. for ignorance,
10. for injustice;
16. and for idolatry.
Micah 7: Israel's Misery and Resurrection; I wait for the God of my salvation
1. The church, complaining of her small number,
3. and the general corruption,
5. puts her confidence not in man, but in God.
8. She triumphs over her enemies.
14. She prays to God.
15. God comforts her by promises of confusion to her enemies;
18. and by his mercies.
Nahum 1: The Vision of Nahum: An Oracle about Nineveh; The Majesty of God
1. The majesty of God in goodness to his people, and severity against his enemies.
Nahum 2: The Armies of God Overthrow Nineveh
1. The fearful and victorious armies of God against Nineveh.
Nahum 3: The Miserable Ruin of Nineveh
1. The destruction of Nineveh.
Habakkuk 1: The Oracle to Habakkuk: Habakkuk's Complaints, Chaldeans Used to Punish Judah
1. Unto Habakkuk, complaining of the iniquity of the land,
5. is shown the fearful vengeance by the Chaldeans.
12. He complains that vengeance should be executed by them who are far worse.
Habakkuk 2: God Answers that Habakkuk Must Wait by Faith; The Judgment upon the Chaldeans
1. Unto Habakkuk, waiting for an answer, is shown that he must wait by faith.
5. The judgment upon the Chaldean for unsatiableness,
9. for covetousness,
12. for cruelty,
15. for drunkenness,
18. and for idolatry.
Habakkuk 3: Habakkuk, in his prayer, trembles at God's majesty; God's Deliverance
1. Habakkuk, in his prayer, trembles at God's majesty.
17. The confidence of his faith.
Zephaniah 1: The Word of the Lord to Zephaniah: God's Severe Judgments against Judah
1. The time when Zephaniah prophesied.
2. God's severe judgments against Judah.
Zephaniah 2: Judgments on Judah's Enemies: Philistia, Moab, Ammon, Cush and Assyria
1. An exhortation to repentance.
4. The judgment of the Philistines,
8. of Moab and Ammon,
12. of Ethiopia,
13. and of Assyria.
Zephaniah 3: Woe to Jerusalem; The Remnant of Israel Will do no Iniquity
1. A sharp reproof of Jerusalem for various sins.
8. An exhortation to wait for the restoration of Israel,
14. and to rejoice for their salvation by God.
Haggai 1: The Word of the Lord by Haggai; Haggai Inspires Temple Building
1. The time when Haggai prophesied.
2. He reproves the people for neglecting the building of the house.
7. He incites them to the building.
12. He promises them, being forward, God's assistance.
Haggai 2: The Builders Encouraged to the Work by Promise of Greater Glory; God's promise to Zerubbabel
1. He encourages the people to the work,
4. by promise of greater glory to the second temple than was in the first.
10. In the type of holy things and unclean he shows their sins hindered the work.
20. God's promise to Zerubbabel.
Zechariah 1: The Word of the Lord to Zechariah: The Vision of the Horses; Angel's Prayer; Four Horns and Four Craftsmen
1. Zechariah exhorts to repentance.
7. The vision of the horses.
12. At the prayer of the angel comfortable promises are made to Jerusalem.
18. The vision of the four horns and the four carpenters.
Zechariah 2: The Angel with a Measuring Line; God Redeems Zion; the Promise of God's Presence
1. God, in the care of Jerusalem, sends to measure it.
6. The redemption of Zion.
10. The promise of God's presence.
Zechariah 3: Joshua, the High Priest, Receiving Clean Garments; I will bring forth my servant, the Branch
1. Under the type of Joshua, the high priest, receiving clean garments,
6. and a covenant of promise,
8. Christ the Branch and Cornerstone is promised.
Zechariah 4: The Gold Lampstand and the Two Olive Trees Foreshow Success of Zerubbabel's Foundation
1. By the golden candlestick is foreshown the good success of Zerubbabel's foundation;
11. by the two olive trees the two anointed ones.
Zechariah 5: The Flying Scroll; The Woman in a Basket
1. By the flying scroll is shown the curse of thieves and swearers;
5. and by a woman pressed in an ephah the final judgment of wickedness.
Zechariah 6: The Vision of the Four Chariots; The Symbolic Crowns of Joshua
1. The vision of the four chariots.
9. By the crowns of Joshua are shown the temple and kingdom of Christ the Branch.
Zechariah 7: Execute true judgment, and show kindness, instead of mere fasting
1. The captives enquire concerning the set fasts.
4. Zechariah reproves the hypocrisy of their fasting.
8. Sin the cause of their captivity.
Zechariah 8: The Coming Restoration of Jerusalem; Encouragement to Build the Temple
1. The restoration of Jerusalem.
9. They are encouraged to build the temple by God's favor to them.
16. Good works are required of them.
18. Joy and blessing are promised.
Zechariah 9: Prophecies against Neighboring Nations; Rejoice, daughter of Zion, your King comes to you!
1. God defends his church.
9. Zion is exhorted to rejoice for the coming of Christ, and his peaceable kingdom.
12. God's promises of victory and defense.
Zechariah 10: God Will Bless Judah
1. God is to be sought unto, and not idols.
3. As he visited his flock for sin, so he will save and restore them.
Zechariah 11: The Two Shepherds: Feed the flock of slaughter
1. The destruction of Jerusalem.
3. The elect being cared for, the rest are rejected.
10. The staves of Beauty and Bands broken by the rejection of Christ.
15. The type and curse of a foolish shepherd.
Zechariah 12: Jerusalem a Burdensome Stone to Her Adversaries: They will mourn the one they have pierced
1. Jerusalem a cup of trembling to herself,
3. and a burdensome stone to her adversaries.
6. The victorious restoring of Judah.
10. The repentance of Jerusalem.
Zechariah 13: The Fountain of Cleansing for Jerusalem; Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered
1. The fountain of purgation for Jerusalem,
2. from idolatry, and false prophecy.
7. The death of Christ, and the trial of a third part.
Zechariah 14: The Destroyers of Jerusalem Destroyed; The Lord shall be king over all the earth
1. The destroyers of Jerusalem destroyed.
3. The coming of Christ, and the graces of his kingdom.
12. The plague of Jerusalem's enemies.
16. The remnant shall turn to the Lord;
20. and their spoils shall be holy.
Malachi 1: The Word of the Lord to Israel by Malach: I loved Jacob, but Esau I hated
1. Malachi complains of Israel's unkindness;
2. of their irreverence and profaneness.
Malachi 2: Priests Reproved for Neglecting Their Covenant; Judah's Unfaithfulness
1. He sharply reproves the priests for neglecting their covenant;
10. and the people for marrying strange wives;
13. and for putting away their former ones,
17. and for infidelity.
Malachi 3: Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me; Robbery and Remembrance
1. Of the messenger, majesty, and grace of Christ.
7. Of the rebellion,
13. and infidelity of the people.
16. The promise of blessing to those who fear God.
Malachi 4: God's Final Judgment on the Wicked and Blessing on the Good
1. God's judgment on the wicked;
2. and his blessing on the good.
4. He exhorts to the study of the law;
5. and tells of Elijah's coming and office.
Matthew 1: The Genealogy, Conception and Birth of Jesus
1. The genealogy of Jesus from Abraham to Joseph.
18. He is miraculously conceived of the Holy Spirit by the Virgin Mary.
19. The angel satisfies the doubts of Joseph,
21. and declares the names and office of Jesus;
25. Jesus is born
Matthew 2: Visit of the Magi; Escape to Egypt; Slaughter of Infants; Return to Nazareth
1. The wise men from the east enquire after Jesus;
3. at which Herod is alarmed.
9. They are directed by a star to Bethlehem, worship him, and offer their presents.
13. Joseph flees into Egypt with Jesus and his mother.
16. Herod slays the children;
20. himself dies.
23. Jesus is brought back again into Galilee to Nazareth.
Matthew 3: John Preaches Repentance and Baptizes Jesus in the Jordan
1. John preaches: his office, life, and baptism.
7. He reprimands the Pharisees,
13. and baptizes Jesus in Jordan.
Matthew 4: The Temptation of Jesus; Jesus Begins to Preach, Calls First Disciples, Ministers in Galilee
1. Jesus, fasting forty days,
3. is tempted by the devil and ministered unto by angels.
12. He dwells in Capernaum;
17. begins to preach;
18. calls Peter and Andrew,
21. James and John;
23. teaches and heals all the diseased.
Matthew 5: The Sermon on the Mount; Beatitudes; Salt; Law; Murder; Adultery; Divorce; Oaths; Enemies
1. Jesus' sermon on the mount:
3. The Beattitudes;
13. the salt of the earth;
14. the light of the world.
17. He came to fulfill the law.
21. What it is to kill;
27. to commit adultery;
33. to swear.
38. He exhorts to forgive wrong,
43. to love our enemies;
48. and to labor after perfection.
Matthew 6: Giving to the Poor; Lord's Prayer; Fasting; Treasure in Heaven; Do Not Worry
1. Giving to the Needy
5. The Lord's Prayer
16. Proper Fasting
19. Store up Treasures in Heaven
25. Do Not Worry
33. but seek God's kingdom.
Matthew 7: Do Not Judge; Ask; Seek; Knock; Golden Rule; Narrow Gate; Good Fruit; Foundation on Rock
1. Do Not Judge
7. Ask, Seek, Knock
13. Enter through the Narrow Gate
15. A Tree and Its Fruit
24. The Wise and the Foolish Builders
28. Jesus ends his sermon, and the people are astonished.
Matthew 8: Jesus Heals Leper; Centurion's Servant; Peter's Mother-in-Law; Cost of Discipleship; Rebuking the Storm; Demons into Pigs
1. Jesus cleanses the leper;
5. heals the centurion's servant,
14. Peter's mother in law,
16. and many others;
18. shows the cost of following him;
23. stills the storm on the sea;
28. drives the demons out of two men possessed;
31. and tells them to go into the pigs.
Matthew 9: Jesus Heals a Paralytic, Calls Matthew and Heals; the Workers are Few
1. Jesus heals a paralytic
9. calls Matthew from the receipt of custom;
10. eats with tax collectors and sinners;
14. defends his disciples for not fasting;
20. cures the sick woman;
23. raises Jairus' daughter from death;
27. gives sight to two blind men;
32. heals a mute man possessed of a demon;
36. and has compassion on the multitude.
Matthew 10: Christ Sends out His Twelve Apostles, enabling them with power to do miracles
1. Jesus sends out his apostles, enabling them with power to do miracles;
5. giving them their charge, teaches them;
16. comforts them against persecutions;
40. and promises a blessing to those who receive them.
Matthew 11: John's Disciples and Jesus' Tribute; Woe to Unrepentant Cities; Rest for the Weary
1. John sends his disciples to Jesus.
7. Jesus' testimony concerning John.
16. The perverse judgment of the people concerning the Son.
20. Jesus upbraids Korazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum;
25. and praising his Father's wisdom in revealing the Gospel to the simple,
28. he calls to him those who are weary and burdened.
Matthew 12: The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath; By Their Fruit; Sign of Jonah; Who are my Mother and Brothers?
1. Jesus reproves the blindness of the Pharisees concerning the Sabbath,
3. by scripture,
9. by reason,
13. and by a miracle.
22. He heals a man possessed that was blind and mute;
24. and confronting the absurd charge of casting out demons by Beelzebub,
32. he shows that blasphemy against the Holy Spirit shall never be forgiven.
36. Account shall be made of idle words.
38. He rebukes the unfaithful, who seek after a sign,
46. and shows who is his brother, sister, and mother.
Matthew 13: Parables of the Sower; Weeds among Wheat; Mustard Seed; Yeast; Treasure; Pearls; Net; Prophet without Honor
1. The parable of the sower and the seed;
18. the explanation of it.
24. The parable of the weeds;
31. of the mustard seed;
33. of the leaven;
36. explanation of the parable of the weeds.
44. The parable of the hidden treasure;
45. of the pearl;
47. of the drag net cast into the sea.
53. Jesus is a prophet without honor in his own country.
Matthew 14: John the Baptist Beheaded; Jesus Feeds Five Thousand, Walks on Water
1. Herod's opinion of Jesus.
3. Wherefore John Baptist was beheaded.
13. Jesus departs into a solitary place,
15. where he feeds five thousand men with five loves and two fishes.
22. He walks on the sea to his disciples;
34. and landing at Gennesaret,
35. heals the sick who touch of the hem of his garment.
Matthew 15: Clean and Unclean; Jesus Heals the Canaanite Woman's Daughter, Feeds Four Thousand
1. Jesus reproves the Scribes and Pharisees
7. for transgressing God's commandments through their own traditions;
10. teaches how that which goes into the mouth does not defile a man.
21. He heals the daughter of the woman of Canaan,
29. and other great multitudes;
32. and with seven loaves and a few small fish feeds four thousand men
Matthew 16: Pharisees Demand a Sign; Peter's Confession of Christ; Jesus Foretells His Death and Rebukes Peter
1. The Pharisees require a sign.
5. Jesus warns his disciples of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
13. The people's opinion of Jesus,
16. and Peter's confession of him.
21. Jesus foretells his death;
23. reproves Peter for dissuading him from it;
24. and admonishes those who will follow him, to bear the cross.
Matthew 17: The Transfiguration of Christ; Healing a Boy with a Demon; Paying the Temple Tax
1. The transfiguration of Jesus.
14. He heals the boy with a demon,
22. foretells his own passion,
24. and pays tribute.
Matthew 18: Greatest and Least in the Kingdom; Parables of the Lost Sheep, Brother who sins, Unmerciful Servant
1. Jesus warns his disciples to be humble and harmless,
7. to avoid offenses,
10. and not to despise the little ones;
15. teaches how we are to deal with our brothers when they offend us,
21. and how often to forgive them;
23. which he sets forth by a parable of the king who took account of his servants,
32. and punished him who showed no mercy to his fellow servant.
Matthew 19: Divorce; Jesus and the Little Children; the Rich Young Ruler
1. Jesus heals the sick;
3. answers the Pharisees concerning divorce;
10. shows when marriage is necessary;
13. receives the little children;
16. instructs the young man how to attain eternal life;
20. and how to be perfect;
23. tells his disciples how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God;
27. and promises reward to those who forsake all to follow him.
Matthew 20: Parable of the Vineyard Workers; Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection, Heals Two Blind Men
1. Jesus, by the parable of the laborers in the vineyard, shows that God is debtor unto no man;
17. foretells his passion;
20. by answering the mother of Zebedee's children, teaches his disciples to be humble;
29. and gives two blind men their sight.
Matthew 21: The Triumphal Entry; Moneychangers; Withered Fig Tree; Jesus' Authority; Parables of the Two Sons, Landowner
1. Jesus rides into Jerusalem upon a donkey
12. drives the buyers and sellers out of the temple;
17. curses the fig tree;
23. puts to silence the priests and elders,
28. and rebukes them by the parable of the two sons,
33. and the husbandmen who slew such as were sent to them.
Matthew 22: Parable of the Wedding Banquet; Render to Caesar; the Greatest Commandment; Sadducees Question Jesus
1. The parable of the marriage of the king's son.
9. The vocation of the Gentiles.
12. The punishment of him who lacked a wedding garment.
15. Tribute ought to be paid to Caesar.
23. Jesus confutes the Sadducees for the resurrection;
34. answers which is the first and great commandment;
41. and puzzles the Pharisees by a question about the Messiah.
Matthew 23: Woes Pronounced on Pharisees; Lament over Jerusalem
1. Jesus admonishes the people to follow good doctrine, not bad examples
5. His disciples must beware of their ambition.
13. He denounces eight woes against their hypocrisy and blindness,
34. and prophesies of the destruction of Jerusalem.
Matthew 24: Christ Foretells the Destruction of the Temple and His Glorious Return
1. Jesus foretells the destruction of the temple;
3. what and how great calamities shall be before it;
29. the signs of his coming to judgment.
36. And because that day and hour are unknown,
42. we ought to watch like good servants, expecting our Master's coming.
Matthew 25: Parables of Ten Virgins, Talents, Sheep and Goats
1. The parable of the ten virgins,
14. and of the talents.
31. Also the description of the last judgment.
Matthew 26: Plot to Kill Jesus; Jesus Anointed at Bethany; Last Supper; Judas' Betrayal; Jesus before Caiaphas; Peter Disowns Jesus
1. Jesus foretells his own death.
3. The rulers conspire against him.
6. The woman anoints his feet.
14. Judas bargains to betray him.
17. Jesus eats the Passover;
26. institutes his holy supper;
30. foretells the desertion of his disciples, and Peter's denial;
36. prays in the garden;
47. and being betrayed by a kiss,
57. is carried to Caiaphas,
69. and denied by Peter.
Matthew 27: Judas Hangs Himself; Jesus' Trial, Crucifixion and Burial
1. Jesus is delivered bound to Pilate.
3. Judas hangs himself.
19. Pilate, admonished of his wife,
20. and being urged by the multitude, washes his hands, and releases Barabbas.
27. Jesus is mocked and crowned with thorns;
50. dies, and is buried;
62. his tomb is sealed and watched.
Matthew 28: Christ's Resurrection; The Guards' Report; The Great Commission
1. Christ's resurrection is declared by an angel to the women.
9. He himself appears unto them.
11. The chief priests pay the soldiers to say that he was stolen out of his tomb.
16. Christ appears to his disciples,
18. and sends them to baptize and teach all nations.
Mark 1: John the Baptist Preaches, Baptizes Jesus; Jesus Tempted, Calls First Disciples, Preaches, Heals and Prays in Galilee
1. The office of John the Baptist.
9. Jesus is baptized;
14. he preaches;
16. calls Peter, Andrew, James, and John;
23. heals one that had a demon;
29. Peter's mother in law;
32. many diseased persons;
40. and cleanses the leper.
Mark 2: Jesus Heals a Paralytic, Calls Matthew; Fasting; Lord of the Sabbath
1. Jesus followed by multitudes,
3. heals a paralytic;
13. calls Matthew;
15. eats with tax collectors and sinners;
18. excuses his disciples for not fasting;
23. and for picking the heads of grain on the Sabbath day.
Mark 3: Jesus Heals on the Sabbath, Chooses the Twelve, discusses Beelzebub, Mother and Brothers
1. Jesus heals the withered hand,
10. and many other infirmities;
11. rebukes the unclean spirit;
13. chooses his twelve apostles;
22. convinces the blasphemy of casting out demons by Beelzebub;
31. and shows who are his brother, sister, and mother.
Mark 4: Parables of the Sower, Lamp on a Stand, Seed Growing Secretly, Mustard Seed; Jesus Calms the Sea
1. The parable of the sower,
14. and the meaning thereof.
21. We must communicate the light of our knowledge to others.
26. The parable of the seed growing secretly;
30. and of the mustard seed.
35. Jesus stills the storm on the sea.
Mark 5: Jesus Sends the Demons into the Pigs, Heals the Woman with Bleeding, Raises Jairus' Daughter
1. Jesus delivering the possessed of the legion of demons,
13. they enter into the pigs.
22. He is entreated by Jairus to go and heal his daughter.
25. He heals the woman subject to bleeding,
35. and raises Jairus' daughter from death.
Mark 6: Jesus at Nazareth; Sending out the Twelve; John Beheaded; Jesus Feeds Five Thousand, Walks on Water, Heals
1. Jesus is a prophet without honor in his own country.
7. He gives the twelve power over unclean spirits.
14. Various opinions of Jesus.
16. John the Baptist is imprisoned, beheaded, and buried.
30. The apostles return from preaching.
34. The miracle of five loaves and two fishes.
45. Jesus walks on the sea;
53. and heals all who touch him.
Mark 7: Clean and Unclean; the Heart of Man; Healing of a Syrophoenician Woman and a Deaf Mute Man
1. The Pharisees find fault with the disciples for eating with unwashed hands.
8. They break the commandment of God by the traditions of men.
14. Food defiles not the man.
24. He heals the Syrophenician woman's daughter of an unclean spirit;
31. and one that was deaf, and stammered in his speech.
Mark 8: Jesus Feeds the Four Thousand, Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida; Peter's Confession of Christ
1. Jesus feeds the people miraculously;
10. refuses to give a sign to the Pharisees;
14. admonishes his disciples to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod;
22. gives a blind man his sight;
27. acknowledges that he is the Jesus who should suffer and rise again;
34. and exhorts to patience in persecution for the profession of the gospel.
Mark 9: Jesus is Transfigured, Heals a Boy with an Evil Spirit; Who Is the Greatest; Do Not Cause to Sin
1. Jesus is transfigured.
11. He instructs his disciples concerning the coming of Elijah;
14. casts forth a deaf and mute spirit;
30. foretells his death and resurrection;
33. exhorts his disciples to humility;
38. bidding them not to prohibit such as are not against them,
42. nor to give offense to any of the faithful.
Mark 10: Divorce; Let the little children; Rich Young Ruler; Jesus Predicts His Death; James and John's Request; Blind Bart
1. Jesus disputes with the Pharisees concerning divorce;
13. blesses the children that are brought unto him;
17. resolves a rich man how he may inherit everlasting life;
23. tells his disciples of the danger of riches;
28. promises rewards to those who forsake all for the gospel;
32. foretells his death and resurrection;
35. bids the two ambitious suitors to think rather of suffering with him;
46. and restores to Bartimaeus his sight.
Mark 11: The Triumphal Entry; the Money Changers; the Withered Fig Tree; Jesus' Authority
1. Jesus rides with triumph into Jerusalem;
12. curses the fruitless fig tree;
15. purges the temple;
20. exhorts his disciples to steadfastness of faith, and to forgive their enemies;
27. and defends his actions by the witness of John, who was a man sent of God.
Mark 12: The Parable of the Tenants; Render to Caesar; Marriage at the Resurrection; Greatest Commandment; Widow's Offering
1. Jesus tells the parable of the tenants
13. He avoids the snare of the Pharisees and Herodians about paying tribute to Caesar;
18. convicts the Sadducees, who denied the resurrection;
28. resolves the scribe, who questioned of the first commandment;
35. refutes the opinion that the scribes held of the Christ;
38. bidding the people to beware of their ambition and hypocrisy;
41. and commends the poor widow for her two mites, above all.
Mark 13: Christ Foretells the Destruction of the Temple and His Return; Day and Hour Unknown
1. Jesus foretells the destruction of the temple;
9. the persecutions for the gospel;
10. that the gospel must be preached to all nations;
14. that great calamities shall happen to the Jews;
24. and the manner of his coming to judgment;
32. the hour whereof being known to none, every man is to watch and pray
Mark 14: Jesus Anointed; Last Supper; Gethsemane; Judas Betrays Jesus; Jesus before the Sanhedrin, disowned by Peter
1. A conspiracy against Jesus.
3. Expensive perfume is poured on his head by a woman.
10. Judas sells his Master for money.
12. Jesus himself foretells how he will be betrayed by one of his disciples;
22. after the passover prepared, and eaten, institutes his last supper;
26. declares beforehand the flight of all his disciples, and Peter's denial.
43. Judas betrays him with a kiss.
46. Jesus is apprehended in the garden;
53. falsely accused and impiously condemned of the council;
65. shamefully abused by them;
66. and thrice denied by Peter.
Mark 15: Jesus before Pilate; Mocked by Soldiers; Crucifixion; Burial
1. Jesus brought bound, and accused before Pilate.
6. Upon the clamor of the people, the murderer Barabbas is released,
12. and Jesus delivered up to be crucified.
16. He is crowned with thorns, spit on, and mocked;
21. faints in bearing his cross;
27. hangs between two thieves;
29. suffers the triumphing reproaches of the crowd;
39. but is confessed by the centurion to be the Son of God;
42. and is honorably buried by Joseph.
Mark 16: The Resurrection; Christ Commissions the Disciples
1. An Angel declares the resurrection of Jesus to three women.
9. Jesus himself appears to Mary Magdalene;
12. to two going into the country;
14. then to the apostles;
15. whom he sends forth to preach the gospel;
19. and ascends into heaven.
Luke 1: Introduction; John's and Jesus' Birth Foretold; Mary's Song; Zachariah's Prophecy
1. The preface of Luke to his whole gospel.
5. The conception of John the Baptist;
26. and of Jesus.
39. The prophecy of Elisabeth and of Mary, concerning Jesus.
57. The nativity and circumcision of John.
67. The prophecy of Zachariah, both of Jesus,
76. and of John.
Luke 2: Jesus' Birth; Announcement by Angels; Presentation at the Temple; Return to Nazareth; The Boy Jesus Visits the Temple
1. Augustus taxes all the Roman empire.
6. The nativity of Jesus.
8. An angel relates it to the shepherds, and many sing praises to God for it.
15. The shepherds glorify God.
21. Jesus is circumcised.
22. Mary purified.
25. Simeon and Anna prophesy of Jesus,
39. who increases in wisdom,
41. questions in the temple with the teachers,
51. and is obedient to his parents.
Luke 3: John the Baptist Preaches and Baptizes Jesus; Genealogy of Jesus
1. The preaching and baptism of John;
15. his testimony of Jesus;
19. Herod imprisons John;
21. Jesus, baptized, receives testimony from heaven.
23. The age and genealogy of Jesus from Joseph upwards.
Luke 4: Jesus' Temptation; Rejection at Nazareth; Public Ministry; Healings
1. The fasting and temptation of Jesus.
14. He begins to preach.
16. The people of Nazareth marvel at words, but seek to kill him.
33. He cures one possessed of a demon,
38. Peter's mother-in-law,
40. and various other sick persons.
41. The demons acknowledge Jesus, and are reproved for it.
42. He preaches through the cities of Galilee.
Luke 5: Jesus Calls First Disciples, Heals the Leper and Paralytic, Calls Matthew, Questioned about Fasting
1. Jesus teaches the people out of Peter's ship;
4. shows how he will make them fishers of men;
12. cleanses the leper;
16. prays in the desert;
17. heals a paralytic;
27. calls Matthew the tax collector;
29. eats with sinners, as being the physician of souls;
33. foretells the fasting and afflictions of the apostles after his ascension;
36. and illustrates the matter by the parable of patches.
Luke 6: Lord of the Sabbath; The Twelve Apostles; Beatitudes; Love for Enemies; Do not Judge; Tree and Fruits; House on the Rock
1. Jesus reproves the Pharisees;
12. chooses apostles;
17. heals the diseased;
20. preaches to his disciples before the people: the beattitudes;
27. Love your Enemy
37. Do not Judge
43. A Tree and Its Fruit
46. The House on the Rock
Luke 7: Jesus Heals a Centurion's Servant, Raises a Widow's Son, answer John's messengers; Mary Anoints Jesus
1. Jesus finds a greater faith in the centurion;
10. heals his servant, being absent;
11. raises from death the widow's son at Nain;
18. answers John's messengers with the declaration of his miracles;
24. testifies to the people what opinion he held of John;
31. compares this generation to the children in the marketplaces,
36. and allowing his feet to be washed and anointed by a woman who was a sinner,
44. he shows how he is a friend to sinners, to forgive them their sins, upon their repentance.
Luke 8: Parables of the Sower and Lamp; Jesus Calms the Storm, Heals the Demoniac, Raises a Dead Girl
1. Women minister unto Jesus of their own means.
4. Jesus, after he had preached from place to place,
9. explains the parable of the sower,
16. and the candle;
19. declares who are his mother, and brothers;
22. rebukes the winds;
26. casts the legion of demons out of the man into the herd of pigs;
37. is rejected by the Gadarenes;
43. heals the woman of her bleeding;
49. and raises Jairus's daughter from death.
Luke 9: Jesus Sends out the Twelve, Feeds 5000, Heals a Boy; Transfiguration; Cost of Following Jesus
1. Jesus sends his apostles to work miracles, and to preach.
7. Herod desires to see Jesus.
10. The apostles return.
12. Jesus feeds five thousand;
18. inquires what opinion the world had of him; foretells his passion;
23. proposes to all the pattern of his patience.
28. The transfiguration.
37. He heals the lunatic;
43. again forewarns his disciples of his passion;
46. commends humility;
51. bids them to show mildness toward all, without desire of revenge.
57. Many would follow him, but upon conditions.
Luke 10: Jesus Sends out the Seventy-two; Good Samaritan; Martha and Mary's House
1. Jesus sends out at once seventy disciples to work miracles, and to preach;
13. pronounces a woe against certain cities.
17. The seventy return with joy;
18. he shows them wherein to rejoice,
21. and thanks his Father for his grace;
23. magnifies the happy estate of his church;
25. teaches the lawyer how to attain eternal life,
30. and tells the parable of the good Samaritan;
38. reprimands Martha, and commends Mary her sister.
Luke 11: Instruction about Prayer; Casting out Demons; the Sign of Jonah; Woes upon Pharisees
1. Jesus teaches us to pray, and that instantly;
11. assuring us that God will give all good things to those who ask him.
14. He, casting out a demon, rebukes the blasphemous Pharisees;
27. and shows who are blessed;
29. preaches to the people;
37. and reprimands the outward show of holiness.
Luke 12: God Knows All; Parable of the Rich Fool; Anxiety; Watchfulness
1. Jesus preaches to his apostles to avoid hypocrisy
13. and warns against covetousness, by the parable of the man who set up greater barns.
22. We must not worry about earthly things,
31. but seek the kingdom of God;
33. give alms;
35. be ready at a knock to open to our Lord whensoever he comes.
41. Jesus' disciples are to see to their charges,
49. and look for persecution.
54. The people must take this time of grace;
57. because it is a fearful thing to die without reconciliation.
Luke 13: Call to Repent; Healing on the Sabbath; Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast; Enter by the Narrow Door
1. Jesus preaches repentance upon the punishment of the Galilaeans and others.
6. The fruitless fig tree may not stand.
10. He heals the crooked woman;
18. shows the powerful working of the word, by the parable of the grain of mustard seed,
20. and of leaven;
22. exhorts to enter in at the strait gate;
31. and reproves Herod and Jerusalem.
Luke 14: Jesus Heals Again on the Sabbath; Parable of the Banquet; Cost of Discipleship
1. Jesus heals the dropsy on the Sabbath;
7. teaches humility;
12. to feast the poor;
15. under the parable of the great supper,
23. shows how worldly minded men shall be shut out of heaven.
25. Those who will be his disciples, to bear their cross must make their accounts beforehand,
31. lest with shame they revolt from him afterward;
34. and become altogether unprofitable, like salt that has lost its flavor.
Luke 15: Parables of the Lost Sheep, Lost Coin, and Prodigal Son
1. The parable of the lost sheep;
8. of the piece of silver;
11. of the prodigal son.
Luke 16: The Parables of the Shrewd Manager, and the Rich Man and Lazarus
1. The parable of the unjust steward.
14. Jesus reproves the hypocrisy of the covetous Pharisees.
19. The parable of the rich man and Lazarus the beggar.
Luke 17: Forgiveness and Faith; Cleansing of the Ten Lepers; Second Coming Foretold
1. Jesus teaches to avoid occasions of offense;
3. and to forgive one another.
5. The power of faith.
6. How we are bound to God.
11. Jesus heals ten lepers.
22. Of the kingdom of God, and the coming of the Son of Man.
Luke 18: Parables of the Persistent Widow, Pharisee and Tax Collector; The Rich Young Ruler; The Healing of a Blind Beggar
1. Of the importunate widow.
9. Of the Pharisee and the tax collector.
15. Of Children brought to Jesus.
18. A ruler would follow Jesus, but is hindered by his riches.
28. The reward of those who leave all for his sake.
31. He foretells his death;
35. and restores a blind man to sight.
Luke 19: Zacchaeus Converted; Parable of the Ten Minas; Triumphal Entry; Driving Traders from Temple
1. Of Zacchaeus a tax collector.
11. The ten minas.
28. Jesus rides into Jerusalem with triumph;
41. weeps over it;
45. drives the buyers and sellers out of the temple;
47. Teaching daily in it. The rulers seek to destroy him, but fear the people.
Luke 20: Jesus' Authority; Parable of the Tenants; Give to Caesar; Marriage at the Resurrection
1. Jesus confirms his authority by a question of John's baptism.
9. The parable of the vineyard.
19. Of giving tribute to Caesar.
27. He instructs the Sadducees, who denied the resurrection.
41. How Jesus is the Son of David.
45. He warns his disciples to beware of the scribes.
Luke 21: The Widow's Gift; Signs of the End of the Age
1. Jesus commends the poor widow.
5. He foretells the destruction of the temple, and of the city Jerusalem;
25. the signs also which shall be before the last day.
34. He exhorts them to be watchful.
Luke 22: Preparing the Passover; Jesus Arrested, Disowned by Peter
1. The leaders conspire against Jesus.
3. Satan prepares Judas to betray him.
7. The apostles prepare the Passover.
19. Jesus institutes his holy supper;
21. covertly foretells of the traitor;
24. rebukes the rest of his apostles from ambition;
31. assures Peter his faith should not fail;
34. and yet he should deny him thrice.
39. He prays in the mount, and sweats blood;
47. is betrayed with a kiss;
50. he heals Malchus' ear;
54. he is thrice denied by Peter;
63. shamefully abused;
66. and confesses himself to be the Son of God.
Luke 23: Jesus before Pilate and Herod; Jesus' Crucifixion and Burial
1. Jesus is accused before Pilate, and sent to Herod.
8. Herod mocks him.
12. Herod and Pilate become friends.
13. Barabbas is desired of the people,
24. and is released by Pilate, and Jesus is given to be crucified.
26. He tells the women, that lament him, the destruction of Jerusalem;
34. prays for his enemies.
39. Two criminals are crucified with him.
46. His death.
50. His burial.
Luke 24: The Resurrection; Road to Emmaus; Appearances to disciples, Ascension
1. Jesus' resurrection is declared by two angels to the women who come to the tomb.
9. They report it to others.
13. Jesus himself appears to the two disciples that went to Emmaus;
36. afterwards he appears to the apostles, and reproves their unbelief;
47. gives them a charge;
49. promises the Holy Spirit;
50. and so ascends into heaven.
John 1: In the beginning was the Word; The Testimony of John; Jesus calls Simon and Andrew, Philip and Nathanael
1. The divinity, humanity, office, and incarnation of Jesus Christ.
15. The testimony of John.
39. The calling of Simon and Andrew, Philip and Nathanael
John 2: Wedding at Cana; Jesus Clears the Temple
1. Jesus turns water into wine;
12. departs into Capernaum,
13. and to Jerusalem,
14. where he purges the temple of buyers and sellers.
18. He foretells his death and resurrection.
23. Many believe because of his miracles, but he will not trust himself with them.
John 3: Jesus Teaches Nicodemus: You Must be Born Again; John's Testimony about Jesus
1. Jesus teaches Nicodemus the necessity of being born again,
14. of faith in his death,
16. the great love of God toward the world,
18. and the condemnation for unbelief.
22. Jesus baptizes in Judea.
23. The baptism, witness, and doctrine of John concerning Jesus.
John 4: Jesus Testifies to the Samaritan Woman and Townspeople, Heals an Official's Son
1. Jesus talks with a woman of Samaria, and reveals his identity to her.
27. His disciples marvel.
31. He declares to them his zeal for God's glory.
39. Many Samaritans believe on him.
43. He departs into Galilee, and heals the ruler's son that lay sick at Capernaum.
John 5: The Pool of Bethesda; Testimony about Christ
1. Jesus on the Sabbath day cures him who was diseased thirty-eight years.
10. The Jews therefore object, and persecute him for it.
17. He answers for himself, and reproves them, showing by the testimony of his Father,
31. of John,
36. of his works,
39. and of the Scriptures, who he is.
John 6: Jesus Feeds Five Thousand, Walks on Water; "I am the Resurrection"; Many Desert Jesus; Peter Confesses Christ
1. Jesus feeds five thousand men with five loaves and two fishes.
15. Thereupon the people would have made him king;
16. but withdrawing himself, he walks on the sea to his disciples;
26. reproves the people flocking after him, and all the fleshly hearers of his word;
32. declares himself to be the bread of life to believers.
66. Many disciples depart from him.
68. Peter confesses him.
70. Judas is a devil.
John 7: Jesus Teaches at the Feast of Tabernacles; Diverse Opinions of Him among the People
1. Jesus reproves the ambition and boldness of his kinsmen;
10. goes up from Galilee to the feast of tabernacles;
14. teaches in the temple.
40. Various opinions of him among the people.
45. The Pharisees are angry that their officers took him not,
50. and chide with Nicodemus for taking his side.
John 8: The Woman Caught in Adultery; Jesus the Light of the World; The truth will set you free
1. Jesus delivers the woman taken in adultery.
12. He declares himself the light of the world, and justifies his doctrine;
31. promises freedom to those who believe;
33. answers the Jews who boasted of Abraham;
48. answers their reviling, by showing his authority and dignity;
59. and slips away from those who would stone him.
John 9: Jesus Heals a Blind Man; Pharisees Question His Authority; Jesus Affirms He Is the Son of God
1. The man born blind is restored to sight.
8. He is brought to the Pharisees.
13. They are offended at it;
35. but he is received of Jesus, and confesses him.
39. Who they are whom Jesus enlightens.
John 10: Parable of the Good Shepherd; Belief and Unbelief of the Jews
1. Jesus is the door, and the good shepherd.
19. Diverse opinions of him.
23. He proves by his works that he is Jesus the Son of God;
31. escapes the Jews;
39. and goes again beyond Jordan, where many believe on him.
John 11: Jesus Comforts Martha and Mary, Raises Lazarus; The Plot to Kill Jesus
1. Jesus raises Lazarus, four days buried.
45. Many Jews believe.
47. The high priests and Pharisees gather a council against Jesus.
49. Caiaphas prophesies.
54. Jesus hides himself.
55. At the Passover they enquire after him, and lay wait for him.
John 12: Jesus Anointed at Bethany; Enters Jerusalem; Sought by Greeks; Foretells His Death
1. Jesus excuses Mary anointing his feet.
9. The people flock to see Lazarus.
10. The chief priests consult to kill him.
12. Jesus rides into Jerusalem.
20. Greeks desire to see Jesus.
23. He foretells his death.
37. The people are generally blinded;
42. yet many chief rulers believe, but do not confess him;
44. therefore Jesus calls earnestly for confession of faith.
John 13: Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet, Predicts His Betrayal and Peter's Denial
1. Jesus washes the disciples' feet, and exhorts them to humility and charity.
18. He foretells and discovers to John by a token, that Judas should betray him;
31. commands them to love one another;
36. and forewarns Peter of his denials.
John 14: Jesus Comforts His Disciples; "I am the way, the truth, and the life"; The Promise of the Holy Spirit
1. Jesus comforts his disciples with the hope of heaven;
5. professes himself the way, the truth, and the life, and one with the Father;
13. assures their prayers to be effectual;
15. requires obedience;
16. promises the Comforter;
27. and leaves his peace with them.
John 15: I am the vine and you are the Branches; If the world hates you remember it hated me first
1. The union of Jesus and his members shown under the parable of a vine.
18. The hatred of the world.
26. The office of the Holy Spirit.
John 16: Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit, Foretells His Death and Resurrection
1. Jesus comforts his disciples by the promise of the Holy Spirit, and his ascension;
23. assures their prayers made in his name to be acceptable.
33. Peace in Jesus, and in the world affliction.
John 17: Jesus Prays for Himself, His Disciples and all Believers
1. Jesus prays to his Father.
John 18: Judas Betrays Jesus; Peter Denies Him; Jesus Questioned by Annas and Pilate
1. Judas betrays Jesus.
6. The officers fall to the ground.
10. Peter cuts off Malchus' ear.
12. Jesus is taken, and led unto Annas and Caiaphas.
15. Peter's denial.
19. Jesus examined before Caiaphas.
25. Peter's second and third denial.
28. Jesus arraigned before Pilate.
36. His kingdom.
40. The Jews prefer Barabbas.
John 19: The Crown of Thorns; Jesus' Crucifixion and Burial
1. Jesus is scourged, crowned with thorns, and beaten.
4. Pilate is desirous to release him,
15. but being overcome with the outrage of the crowd, he delivers him to be crucified.
23. They cast lots for his garments.
25. He commends his mother to John.
28. He dies.
31. His side is pierced.
38. He is buried by Joseph and Nicodemus.
John 20: The Empty Tomb; Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene, His Disciples and Thomas
1. Mary comes to the tomb;
3. so do Peter and John, ignorant of the resurrection.
11. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene,
19. and to his disciples.
24. The incredulity and confession of Thomas.
30. The Scripture is sufficient to salvation.
John 21: The Miraculous Catch at the Sea of Galilee; "Feed my Sheep"
1. Jesus appearing again to his disciples is known of them by the great catch of fish.
12. He dines with them;
15. earnestly commands Peter to feed his lambs and sheep;
18. foretells him of his death;
22. rebukes his curiosity.
24. The conclusion.
Acts 1: The Ascension; Matthias Chosen by Lot
1. Christ, preparing his apostles to the beholding of his ascension, .
4. gathers them together unto the Mount of Olives,
6. commands them to expect in Jerusalem the sending down of the Holy Spirit,
9. and ascends into heaven in their sight
10. After his ascension they are warned by two angels to depart, and to set their minds upon his second coming.
12. They accordingly return, and, giving themselves to prayer,
23. choose Matthias apostle in the place of Judas.
Acts 2: The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost, Peter Preaches, Believers Gather
1. The apostles, filled with the Holy Spirit, and speaking various languages,
12. are admired by some, and derided by others;
14. whom Peter disproves;
37. he baptizes a great number who were converted;
41. who afterwards devoutly and charitably converse together;
43. the apostles working many miracles,
46. and God daily increasing his church.
Acts 3: Peter Heals the Lame Beggar, Speaks to Onlookers
1. Peter preaching to the people that came to see a lame man restored to his feet,
12. professes the cure to have been wrought by God, and his son Jesus;
13. withal reprehending them for crucifying Jesus;
17. which because they did it through ignorance,
18. and that thereby were fulfilled God's determinate counsel, and the Scriptures,
19. he exhorts them by repentance and faith to seek remission of their sins through Jesus.
Acts 4: Peter and John Arrested and Released; Believers Share All
1. The rulers of the Jews, offended with Peter's sermon,
3. imprison him and John.
5. After, upon examination
8. Peter boldly avouching the lame man to be healed by the name of Jesus,
11. and that only by the same Jesus we must be eternally saved,
13. they threaten him and John to preach no more in that name,
23. whereupon the church flees to prayer.
31. And God, by moving the place where they were assembled, testifies that he heard their prayer;
34. confirming the church with the gift of the Holy Spirit, and with mutual love and charity.
Acts 5: Deaths of Ananias and Sapphira; Apostles Imprisoned, Released by an Angel; Gamaliel Speaks
1. After that Ananias and Sapphira his wife,
3. at Peter's rebuke had fallen down dead;
12. and that the rest of the apostles had wrought many miracles;
14. to the increase of the faith;
17. the apostles are again imprisoned;
19. but delivered by an angel bidding them preach openly to all;
21. when, after their teaching accordingly in the temple,
29. and before the council,
33. they are in danger to be killed;
34. but through the advice of Gamaliel, they are kept alive, and are only beaten;
41. for which they glorify God, and cease no day from preaching.
Acts 6: The Seven Chosen; Stephen Seized
1. The apostles, desirous to have the poor cared for,
2. as also careful themselves to dispense the word of God, the food of the soul,
5. and with the church's consent ordain seven chosen men to the office of deaconship.
7. The word of God prevails,
8. Stephen, full of faith and the Holy Spirit, confuting those with whom he disputed,
12. is brought before the council,
13. and falsely accused of blasphemy against the law and the temple.
Acts 7: Stephen's Speech, Stoning and Death
1. Stephen, permitted to answer to the accusation of blasphemy,
2. shows that Abraham worshipped God rightly, and how God chose the fathers,
20. before Moses was born, and before the tabernacle and temple were built;
37. that Moses himself witnessed of Christ;
44. and that all outward ceremonies were ordained to last but for a time;
51. reprehending their rebellion, and murdering of Christ, whom the prophets foretold.
54. Whereupon they stone Stephen to death,
59. who commends his soul to Jesus, and humbly prays for them.
Acts 8: Saul Persecutes the Church; Philip in Samaria; Simon the Sorcerer; the Ethiopian
1. By occasion of the persecution in Jerusalem, the church being planted in Samaria,
4. by Philip the deacon, who preached, did miracles, and baptized many;
9. among the rest Simon the sorcerer, a great seducer of the people;
14. Peter and John come to confirm and enlarge the church;
15. where, by prayer and imposition of hands giving the Holy Spirit;
18. when Simon would have bought the like power of them,
20. Peter sharply reproving his hypocrisy and covetousness,
22. and exhorting him to repentance,
25. together with John preaching the word of the Lord, return to Jerusalem;
26. but the angel sends Philip to teach and baptize the Ethiopian Eunuch.
Acts 9: Saul's Conversion; Ananias; Saul Begins to Preach; Aeneas and Dorcas
1. Saul, going toward Damascus, is stricken down to the earth,
8. and led blind to Damascus;
10. is called to the apostleship;
18. and is baptized by Ananias.
20. He preaches Christ boldly.
23. The Jews lay wait to kill him;
29. so do the Grecians, but he escapes both.
31. The church having rest, Peter heals Aeneas;
36. and restores Tabitha to life.
Acts 10: Cornelius' and Peter's Visions; Peter Preaches to the Gentiles
1. Cornelius, a devout man, being commanded by an angel, sends for Peter,
11. who by a vision is taught not to despise the Gentiles;
17. and is commanded by the Spirit to go with the messenger to Caesarea.
25. Cornelius shows the occasion of his sending for him.
34. As he preaches Christ to Cornelius and his company,
44. the Holy Spirit falls on them, and they are baptized.
Acts 11: Peter's Defense in Jerusalem; The Church at Antioch
1. Peter, being accused for preaching to the Gentiles,
5. makes his defense;
18. which is accepted.
19. The gospel being spread in Phoenicia, and Cyprus, and Antioch,
22. Barnabas is sent to confirm them.
26. The disciples are first called Christians at Antioch.
27. They send relief to the brothers in Judea in time of famine.
Acts 12: Peter Led from Prison by the Angel; Herod's Death
1. King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter;
6. whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.
20. Herod in his pride taking to himself the honor due to God,
23. is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.
24. After his death, the word of God prospers.
25. Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.
Acts 13: Church Sends Barnabas and Saul on First Missionary Journey; Cyprus; Pisidian Antioch
1. Paul and Barnabas are chosen to go to the Gentiles.
6. Of Sergius Paulus, and Elymas the sorcerer.
13. Paul preaches at Antioch that Jesus is Christ.
42. The Gentiles believe;
44. but the Jews talked abusively against Paul,
46. whereupon they turn to the Gentiles, of whom many believe.
50. The Jews raise a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, who go to Iconium.
Acts 14: Paul and Barnabas in Iconium, Lystra, Derbe and Syrian Antioch
1. Paul and Barnabas are persecuted from Iconium.
8. At Lystra Paul heals a cripple, whereupon they are reputed as gods.
19. Paul is stoned.
21. They pass through various churches, confirming the disciples in faith and patience.
26. Returning to Antioch, they report what God had done with them.
Acts 15: The Council at Jerusalem; James' Support; Barnabas and Paul Part Ways; Second Missionary Journey begins
1. Great dissensions arise regarding circumcision.
5. The apostles consult about it,
22. and send their determination by letters to the churches.
36. Paul and Barnabas, thinking to visit the brothers together,
39. disagree, and travel different ways.
Acts 16: Timothy Joins Paul and Silas; Paul's Vision of a Macedonian; Lydia; Conversion of the Philippian Jailer
1. Paul and Silas are Joined by Timothy,
7. and being called by the Spirit from one country to another,
14. convert Lydia,
16. and cast out a spirit of divination;
19. for which cause they are whipped and imprisoned.
25. The prison doors are opened.
31. The jailor is converted,
35. and they are delivered.
Acts 17: Paul at Thessalonica, Berea and Athens
1. Paul preaches at Thessalonica, where some believe,
5. and others persecute him.
10. He is sent to Berea, and preaches there.
13. Being persecuted by Jews from Thessalonica,
16. he comes to Athens, and disputes and preaches the living God, to them unknown;
32. whereby, though some mock, many are converted unto Christ.
Acts 18: Paul in Corinth; Third Missionary Journey begins
1. Paul labors with his hands, and preaches at Corinth to the Gentiles.
9. The Lord encourages him in a vision.
12. He is accused before Gallio the deputy, but is dismissed.
18. Afterwards passing from city to city, he strengthens the disciples.
24. Apollos, being instructed by Aquila and Priscilla, preaches Christ boldly.
Acts 19: Miracles, Preaching and Riot in Ephesus
1. The Holy Spirit is given by Paul's hands.
8. The Jews blaspheme his doctrine, which is confirmed by miracles.
13. The Jewish exorcists,
16. are beaten by a man who had an evil spirit.
19. Conjuring books are burnt.
21. Demetrius, for love of gain, raises an uproar against Paul;
35. which is appeased by the town clerk.
Acts 20: Paul in Macedonia and Greece; Eutychus Raised; Paul's Farewell to Ephesian Elders
1. Paul goes to Macedonia, and thence to Troas.
7. He celebrates the Lord's supper, and preaches.
9. Eutychus having fallen down dead is raised to life.
13. Paul continues his travels;
17. and at Miletum he calls the elders together, tells them what shall befall to himself,
28. commits God's flock to them,
29. warns them of false teachers,
32. commends them to God,
36. prays with them, and departs.
Acts 21: Paul Sails from Miletus to Jerusalem, Seized in the Temple
1. Paul calls at the house of Philip, whose daughters prophesy.
10. Agabus, foretelling what should befall him at Jerusalem,
13. he will not be dissuaded from going thither.
17. He comes to Jerusalem;
27. where he is apprehended, and in great danger, but by the chief captain is rescued;
37. and requests, and is permitted to speak to the people.
Acts 22: Paul's Defense to the Crowd
1. Paul declares how he was converted to the faith,
17. and called to his apostleship.
22. At the very mentioning of the Gentiles the people exclaim on him.
24. He would have been scourged;
25. but claiming the privilege of a Roman, he escapes.
Acts 23: Paul before the Sanhedrin; Warned of Plot; Transferred to Caesarea
1. As Paul pleads his cause,
2. Ananias commands them to strike him.
7. Dissension among his accusers.
11. God encourages him.
14. The Jews' vow to kill Paul,
20. is declared unto the chief captain.
27. He sends him to Felix the governor.
Acts 24: The Trial Before Felix
1. Paul being accused by Tertullus the orator,
10. answers for his life and doctrine.
24. He preaches Christ to the governor and his wife.
26. The governor hopes for a bribe, but in vain.
27. Felix, succeeded by Festus, leaves Paul in prison.
Acts 25: The Trial Before Festus, King Agrippa
1. The Jews accuse Paul before Festus.
8. He answers for himself,
11. and appeals unto Caesar.
14. Afterwards Festus opens his matter to king Agrippa;
23. and he is brought forth.
25. Festus clears him of having done anything worthy of death.
Acts 26: Paul's Defense Before Agrippa
1. Paul, in the presence of Agrippa, declares his life from his childhood;
12. and how miraculously he was converted, and called to his apostleship.
24. Festus charges him with being insane, whereunto he answers modestly.
28. Agrippa is almost persuaded to be a Christian.
31. The whole company pronounces him innocent.
Acts 27: Paul Sails for Rome; Storm and Shipwreck
1. Paul shipping toward Rome,
10. foretells of the danger of the voyage,
11. but is not believed.
14. They are tossed to and fro by a storm;
41. and suffer shipwreck;
44. yet all come safe to land.
Acts 28: Paul Ashore at Malta; Preaches at Rome
1. Paul, after his shipwreck, is kindly entertained on Malta.
5. The snake on his hand hurts him not.
8. He heals many diseases in the island.
11. They depart toward Rome.
17. He declares to the Jews the cause of his coming.
24. After his preaching some were persuaded, and some believed not.
30. Yet he preaches there two years.
Romans 1: Paul Longs to Visit Rome; Consequences of Sin
1. Paul commends his calling to the Romans;
9. and his desire to come to them.
16. What his gospel is.
18. God is angry with sin.
21. What were the sins of mankind.
Romans 2: God's Just Judgment; The Jews and the Law
1. No excuse for sin.
6. No escape from judgment.
14. Gentiles cannot;
17. nor Jews.
Romans 3: All Have Sinned and are Justified by faith
1. The Jews prerogative;
3. which they have not lost;
9. howbeit the law convinces them also of sin;
20. therefore no one is justified by the law;
28. but all, without difference, by faith, only;
31. and yet the law is not abolished.
Romans 4: Abraham's Faith Credited as Righteousness
1. Abraham's faith was credited to him as righteousness;
10. before he was circumcised.
13. By faith only he and his seed received the promise.
16. Abraham is the father of all who believe.
24. Our faith also shall be credited to us as righteousness.
Romans 5: Peace with God; Joy in Our Hope; Through Christ Many Will Live
1. Being justified by faith, we have peace with God;
2. and joy in our hope;
8. that since we were reconciled by his blood, when we were enemies;
10. we shall much more be saved, being reconciled.
12. As sin and death came by Adam;
17. so much more righteousness and life by Jesus Christ.
20. Where sin abounded, grace did superabound.
Romans 6: The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life
1. We may not live in sin;
2. for we are dead unto it;
3. as appears by our baptism.
12. Let not sin reign anymore;
18. because we have yielded ourselves to the service of righteousness;
23. and because death is the wages of sin.
Romans 7: No Law has Power; Conflict with the Sinful Nature
1. No law has power over a man longer than he lives.
4. But we are dead to the law.
7. Yet is not the law sin;
12. but holy, just and good;
16. as I acknowledge, who am grieved because I cannot keep it.
Romans 8: No Condemnation for those in Christ Jesus; We Are More than Conquerors
1. Those who are in Christ are free from condemnation.
5. What harm comes of the flesh;
13. and what good of the Spirit.
19. The glorious deliverance the creation longs for,
29. was beforehand decreed from God.
38. Nothing can sever us from his love.
Romans 9: Paul's Sorrow for Israel's Unbelief
1. Paul is sorry for the Jews.
7. All of Abraham not of the promise.
18. God's sovereignty.
25. The calling of the Gentiles and rejecting of the Jews, foretold.
32. The cause of their stumbling.
Romans 10: Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved
1. The difference between the righteousness of the law, and that of faith;
11. all who believe, both Jew and Gentile, shall not be shamed;
18. and that the Gentiles shall receive the word and believe.
19. Israel was not ignorant of these things.
Romans 11: The Remnant Chosen by Grace; Ingrafted Branches; All Israel Will Be Saved
1. God has not cast off all Israel.
7. Some were elected, though the rest were hardened.
16. There is hope of their conversion.
18. The Gentiles may not exult over them;
26. for there is a promise of their salvation.
33. God's judgments are unsearchable.
Romans 12: Offering yourselves as Living Sacrifices; Revenge forbidden
1. God's mercies must move us to offer ourselves.
3. No man must think too well of himself;
6. but everyone attend to the calling wherein he is placed.
9. Love, and many other duties are required of us.
19. Revenge is especially forbidden.
Romans 13: Submit to the Authorities; Love fulfills the Law
1. Subjection, and many other duties, we owe to the authorities.
8. Love is the fulfillment of the law.
11. The acts of darkness are out of season in the time of the Gospel.
Romans 14: Principles of Conscience for The Weak and the Strong in Faith
1. Men may not condemn one another for disputable matters;
13. but must take heed that they give no offense in them;
15. which the apostle proves unlawful by many reasons.
Romans 15: We who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak; Paul Plans to Visit Rome
1. The strong must bear with the weak.
2. We must not please ourselves;
3. for Christ did not so;
7. but receive one another, as Christ did us all;
8. both Jews and Gentiles;
15. Paul excuses his writing;
28. and promises to see them;
30. and requests their prayers.
Romans 16: Greetings and Love
1. Paul wills the brothers to greet many;
17. and advises them to take heed of those which cause dissension and offenses;
21. and after various salutations ends with praise and thanks to God.
1 Corinthians 1: Greetings and Thanksgiving; Exhortation to Unity; We preach Christ crucified
1. After his salutation and thanksgiving for the Corinthians,
10. Paul exhorts them to unity,
12. and reproves their dissensions.
18. God destroys the wisdom of the wise,
21. by the foolishness of preaching;
26. and calls not the wise, mighty, and noble,
28. but the foolish, weak, and men of no account.
1 Corinthians 2: Reliance upon the Holy Spirit
1. Paul declares that his preaching,