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Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John

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Author: Isaac Newton
Published: 1733
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,514 / 237 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,546
Added to site: 2005.10.16
mnybks.net#: 11246
Genre: Essays
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d, and the Epistles of the Kings, concerning the holy gifts_, 2 _Maccab._ ii. 13. By the Acts of David I understand here the two books of Samuel, or at least the second book. Out of the Acts of the Kings, written from time to time by the Prophets, he compos'd the books of the Kings of Judah and Israel, the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah, and the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel. And in doing this he joined those Acts together, in due order of time, copying the very words of the authors, as is manifest from hence, that the books of the Kings and Chronicles frequently agree with one another in words for many sentences together. Where they agree in sense, there they agree in words also.

So the Prophecies of Isaiah, written at several times, he has collected into one body. And the like he did for those of Jeremiah, and the rest of the Prophets, down to the days of the second Temple. The

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