A Comment On Ruth; And Notes Upon Jonah

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byThomas Fuller

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... A COMMENT ON RUTH. CHAPTER I. VERSE 1. Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. Befoeb we enter into these words, something must be premised, concerning the name, matter, end, author of this book. It hath the name from Ruth, the most remarkable person in it, to whom God vouchsafed His grace, not only to write her name in the Book of Life in heaven, but also to prefix her name before a Book of Life in earth. The matter may be divided into these two parts: the first chapter showeth, that "many are the troubles of the righteous;" and the three last do show, that " God delivereth them out of all." One of the ends is, to show the pedigree of our Saviour; otherwise genealogers had been at a loss, for four or five descents, in the deducing thereof. Another end is, under the conversion of Euth the Hoabitess, to typify the calling of the Gentiles, that, as He took of the blood of a Gentile into His body, so He should shed the blood out of His body for the Gentiles; that there might be one Shepherd, and one sheepfold. The author's name (probably Samuel) is concealed, neither is it needful it should be known: for, even as a man that hath a piece of gold that he knows to be weight, and sees it stamped with the king's image, careth not to know the name of that man who minted or coined it; so we, seeing this book to have the superscription of Caesar, the stamp of the Holy Spirit, need not to be curious to know who was the penman thereof. And now to the words. Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. Observe in the words,--what? A famine:--where? In the land:--when?" In the time that the judges judged;" the time being set down for the better certainty of the history. QU...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... A COMMENT ON RUTH. CHAPTER I. VERSE 1. Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the l...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217429297

ISBN - 13:9780217429290

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