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for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you ; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. Howbeit when he the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak : and he will show you things to
Acts, i. 8: But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you : and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judæa, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
5. The persecution of his Apostles. Mat. x. 16–22 : Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. But beware of men : for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues; and ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles. But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you. And the brother shall deliver
the brother to death, and the father the child : and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake : but he that endureth to the end shall be saved. do. xxiv, 9, 10 : Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you : and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. JOHN, xvi. 2: They shall put you out of the synagogues : yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
6. The manner of Peter's death. John, xxi. 18, 19 : Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not. This spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.
7. The destruction of Jerusalem. See Mat. xxiv.; MARK, xiii.; and Luke, xxi. 8. The extraordinary success of the Gospel in the world over all
the opposition it should meet with. Mat. xiii. 31-33 : Another parable : put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: which
indeed is the least of all seeds : but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof. Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. do. xvi. 18: And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church ; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. do. xxiv. 14. And this Gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations ; and iben shall the end come. John, xv. 16: Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain : that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. Compare this with MAT. xxviii. 19, 20 : Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost : teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
THE MEANING AND PRONUNCIATION OF THE
NEW TESTAMENT PROPER NAMES. N. B. The Old Testament names occurring in the New Testament
are not included in the following List, as they are reserved for the Old Testament part.
A. A-bad'-don, the destroyer. Ab-i-le'-ne, the father of the apartment, or of mourning. A-bi'-ud, father of praise, or glory of my father. A-cel'-da-ma, A-sel-da-ma, the field of blood. A-cha'-i-a, A-ka-yah, grief, or trouble. A-cha'-i-chus, A-ka'-e-kus, a native of Achaia. A'.chim, A'-kim, preparing, confirming, or revenging. Ad-di, my witness, adorned, passage, prey. Ad-ra-myt-ti-um, the court of death, the mansion of death. A'-dri-a, the name of a city which gives name to the Adriatic
sea, now the gulf of Venice. Agʻ-a-bus, a locust, or the feast of the father. A-gar, Hagar. A-grip’-pa. This word is Latin, and signifies one who at his birth
causes great pain, who is born with his feet foremost. Al-ex-an-der is a Greek word, and signifies one that assists men,
or one that helps stoutly, or one that turns away evil. Al-ex-an'-dri-a, a city in Egypt. Al-pha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, marked A.
Al-phe'-us, a thousand, otherwise learned, or chief.
cious, merciful. An'-ti-christ, an adversary to Christ. An'-ti-och, for or instead of a chariot, or equal in speed with
a chariot. An'-ti-pas, for all, or against all. An-tip-a-tris, for or against the father. A-pel-les, I exclude, I separate. A-pol-loʻ-ni-a, perdition, destruction. A-pol-los, one that destroys and lays waste. A-pol-ly-on, one that exterminates or destroys. Ap-phi-a, Aph'-e-a, that produces, or is fruitful. Ap-pi-foʻ-rum, a town so called from Appius Claudius, whose
statue was erected there. Aq-ui-la, an eagle. Ar-che-la'-us, Ar-ke-ld-us, the prince of the people. Ar-chip’-pus, Ar-kip-pus, a governor of horses, or master of
the horse. A-se'-op-a-gite, belonging to the council. A-re-op-a-gus, the hill of Mars ; a place where the magistrates
of Athens held their supreme council. Ar-e'-tas, one that is agreeable, that pleases, that is virtuous. Ar-i-ma-the'-a, a lion dead to the Lord, or the light of the
death of the Lord. A-ris-tar'-chus, Ar-is-tar'-kus, a good prince, the best prince. Ar-is-to-bu'-lus, a good counsellor, good advice. Ar-ma-ged-don, the mountain of Megiddo, or the mountain of
the Gospel ; otherwise the mountain of fruits, or of apples. Ar'-te-mas, whole, sound, or without fault. A'-sia, muddy, boggy. A-syn-cri-tus, incomparable. A-the-ni-ans, inhabitants of Athens. Ath'-ens, so called from Athene, or Athenaia, Minerva. At-ta-li'-a, that increases, or sends. Au-gus'-tus, increased, augmented; or royal, majestic. A-Zo'-tus, Ashdod.
B. Ba-rab-bas, son of the father, or of the master; or the son of
confusion and shame. Bar-a-chi'-as, Bar-a-ky'-as, Barachel. Bar-je-sus, son of Jesus, or Joshua.
Bar-jo'-na, the son of Jona, or of a dove.
son of swearing Bar-thol-o-mew, a son that suspends the waters. Bar-ti-me'-us, the son of Timeus, or of the perfect and honour.
able. Be-el'-ze-bub, Baalzebub. Be-re'-a, heavy, weighty. Ber-ni'-ce, one that brings victory. Beth'-a-ny, the house of song, or of affliction ; otherwise the
house of obedience, or the house of the grace of the
Lord. Beth-es'-da, the house of effusion; or the house of pity, or
niercy. Beth-pha-ge, the house of the mouth, or the drain of the
valleys, or the house of early figs. Beth-sa'-i-da, the house of fruits, or of food, or of hunters, or
of snares. Bi-thyn'-i-a, violent precipitation. Blas'-tus, one that sprouts and brings forth. Bo-a-ner'-ges, the sons of thunder.
C. Cai'-a-phas, a searcher, or he that seeks with diligence. Ca-i'-nan, possessor, or purchaser, or one that laments, or the
builder of a nest. Cal-va-ry, the place of a scull. Ca'-na, zeal, or emulation ; otherwise possession, lamentation,
the nest, cane, or staff. Can-da'-ce, who possesses contrition, or pure possession. Ca-per'-na-um, the field of repentance, or city of comfort;
otherwise the propitiation of the penitent, or the town of
pleasure, the handsome city. Cap-pa-do'.ci-a, Cap-pa-do-she-a, Caphtor. Car'-pus, fruit, or fruitful. Ce'-dron, black, or sad. Cen-chre-a, millet, small pulse. Ce-phas, a rock of stone. Ce'-sar, a Latin name, from the word Cædo, I cut ; because he
was cut out of his mother's womb; or from the word Cæsa
ries, a head of hair, which he is said to have been born with. Ces a re'-a, a bush of hair. Char’-ran, Kar’-ran, a singing, or calling out, or the heat of
Chu'-sa, Ku'-sa, the seer, or prophet; or Ethiopian, the hus
band of Joanna.
word signifies perfect. Did'-y-mus, a twin. Di-o-nys'-i-us, divinely touched. Di-ot-re-phes, nourished by Jupiter, or Jupiter's foster-child. Dor-cas, the female of a roebuck. Dru-sil-la, watered by the dew.
E. East'-er, the Passover, a feast of the Jews. E-li'-as, Elijah. E-lis'-a-beth, God hath sworn, the oath of God, or the fulness
of God. E-li'-ud, God is my praise, or the praise of my God. El-mo-dam, the god of measure, or the god of the garment. El-y'-mus; this name in Arabic signifies a magician. Em-ma-us, people despised, or obscure. Em'-mor, an ass. E-ne'-as, laudable. E-non, cloud, or mass of darkness, or his fountain, or his eye.