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BY GEORGE CAMPBELL, D.D.
PRINCIPAL OF MARISCHAL COLLEGE, AND ONE OF THE MINISTERS

OF ABERDEEN.

ΜΟΝΗ. ΘΥΤΕΟΝ ΤΗ ΑΛΗΘΕΙΑ..

FROM THE LATEST LONDON EDITIOR.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

ANDOVER:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY GOULD AND NEWMAN.

NEW YORK:
CORNER OF FULTON AND NASSAU ST.

1837.

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Tappau Piesl, les
4-9-1932

CONTENTS.

82

PREFACE,

Pago 9

DISSERTATION I.

Observations on the Language and Idiom of the New Testament, on the Di.

versity of Style, and on the Inspiration of the Sacred Writers.

Part I. The Language and Idiom,

41

Part II. The Style and Inspiration,

57

DISSERTATION II.

The Causes to which the principal Differences in Languages are imputable;

the Origin of the Changes produced on the Language and the Idiom of the

Jews; the principal Difficulties to be encountered in translating the Sa-

cred Books.

Part I. The Causes of the Differences in Languages,

63

Part II. The Origin of the Changes in the Idiom of the Jews,

70

Part III. The difficulties found in translating the Scriptures, 76

DISSERTATION III.

Of the Style of the Scripture History, particularly the Gospels. Its Perspi-

cuity defended against the Objections of Father Simon,

DISSERTATION IV.

Observations on the right method of proceeding in the critical Examination

of the Books of the New Testament,

109

DISSERTATION V.

Of the proper Version of some Names of Principal Import in the New Tes-

tament,

132

PART I. Of the Phrase η Βασιλεία του Θεού or των ουρανών, , 133

Part II. Of the Name to Evayyedor,

136

PART II. Of the Phrase η Καινή Διαθήκη,

150

Part IV. Of the Name o XPLOTÓS,

152

DISSERTATION VI.

Inquiry into the Differences in the Import

of some Words commonly thought

synonymous.

PART I. Διάβολος, Δαίμων, and Δαιμόνιον,

163

179

PART III. Metavolw and petautiouai;

204

Part IV. Aylos and COLOS,

213

PART V. Κηρύσσει», ευαγγελίζειν, καταγγέλλειν, and διδάσκειν, 223

DISSERTATION VII.

Inquiry into the Import of certain Titles of Honor occurring in the New Tes-

tament.

Part I. Kúpras,

241

Part II. Arddonados, Rabbi,

257

DISSERTATION VIII.

Observations on the Manner of rendering some words to which there are not

268

any that perfectly correspond in modern Languages,

ibid.

Part I. Weights, Measures, and Coins,

278

Part II. Rites, Festivals, and Sects,

PartjIII. Dress, Judicatories, and Offices,

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