An help for the more easy and clear understanding of the Holy Scriptures: being the four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles Explain'd after the following Method, viz. I. The Original or Greek text amended according to the Best and most Ancient Readings. II. The common English translation render'd more agreeable to the original. III. A paraphrase, wherein not only the Difficult Expressions and Passages are explain'd; but also Each Book is divided into Proper Sections and Paragraphs: and withall it is observ'd, What Gaps or Omissions are in each Gospel, and how Supply'd by some other Gospel; and what Passages are not plac'd Aright, as to Order of Time. To the End of each Book is subjoin'd a Synopsis of the Contents thereof. IV. Annotations relating (as Occasion requires) to the Several Particulars. To All which, after the General Preface, there is prefix'd I. A Discourse concerning the Jewish Rulers, as also the Pharisees and Sadducees, &c. mention'd in the New Testament. 2. A Discourse concerning the Herodian Family, and the Proselytes among the Jews, &c. 3. A Chronological Table of the History of the New Testament. By Edw. Wells D.D. Rector of Cotesbach in Leicestershire

Main Author: Wells, Edward
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford printed at the Theater, for James Knapton at the Crown in S. Paul's Church-Yard, London 1718, 1718
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T112429. - In five parts, each with separate pagination and register; a 'General preface' and discourses; Matthew and Mark, Oxford, 1717; Luke; John: and Acts, Oxford, 1719. - Luke and Acts were issued with a single titlepage. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Sometimes forming part of Wells's 'Paraphrase .. on the New Testament'. - With the text in Greek and English
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],35,[5];411,[1];[8],225,[1];[6],195,[1];209,[1]p) 4°