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The complete British family Bible : being a new universal exposition and commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Containing the sacred text of the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha, at large. Illustrated with notes and annotations, theological, critical, moral, historical, practical, chronological and explanatory. Wherein all the difficult and obscure passages are clearly explained ; the seeming contradictions reconciled ; the mis-translations corrected ; former errors rectified ; the objections of deists and infidels answered ; the prophecies and parables faithfully elucidated ; sublime passages pointed out, and the whole of divine revelation (upon which all our hopes of eternal happiness depend) displayed in its original purity, and rendered easy, pleasant, and profitable to every capacity, both with respect to faith and practice. With practical reflections and useful admonitions at the end of each chapter, calculated to enlighten the understanding, purify the heart, and promote the cause of virtue and piety ; and thereby establish the happiness and peace of Christian families in this world, and secure their eternal salvation in the next. To which are added, a connection of the Old and New Testaments ; the lives of the inspired writers ; and many other articles relating to Jewish and Christian antiquities, and other important subjects, not to be found in any former commentator. This work being the result of more than forty years study and experience, is executed in a manner far superior to most publications of the sort, and alone forms an universal library of Christian knowledge, antient and modern. Preview this item
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The complete British family Bible : being a new universal exposition and commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Containing the sacred text of the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha, at large. Illustrated with notes and annotations, theological, critical, moral, historical, practical, chronological and explanatory. Wherein all the difficult and obscure passages are clearly explained ; the seeming contradictions reconciled ; the mis-translations corrected ; former errors rectified ; the objections of deists and infidels answered ; the prophecies and parables faithfully elucidated ; sublime passages pointed out, and the whole of divine revelation (upon which all our hopes of eternal happiness depend) displayed in its original purity, and rendered easy, pleasant, and profitable to every capacity, both with respect to faith and practice. With practical reflections and useful admonitions at the end of each chapter, calculated to enlighten the understanding, purify the heart, and promote the cause of virtue and piety ; and thereby establish the happiness and peace of Christian families in this world, and secure their eternal salvation in the next. To which are added, a connection of the Old and New Testaments ; the lives of the inspired writers ; and many other articles relating to Jewish and Christian antiquities, and other important subjects, not to be found in any former commentator. This work being the result of more than forty years study and experience, is executed in a manner far superior to most publications of the sort, and alone forms an universal library of Christian knowledge, antient and modern.

Author: Paul WrightAlexander HoggRobert PollardSamuel WaleRobert DoddAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for Alex. Hogg, No. 16, Pater-noster-Row., M DCC LXXXXI [1781]
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Wright; Alexander Hogg; Robert Pollard; Samuel Wale; Robert Dodd; C Grignion
OCLC Number: 232578533
Notes: Engraved map on prelim. page ; engraved plates throughout work.
Apocrypha has separate register.
Signatures: [A4]⁴ ( -A4), B-80² ; ²A1, ²B-2A² ; 8P-10O² 10P² ( -10P2).
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Description: [980] pages, [81] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 36 cm (fol.)
Other Titles: Bible.
British family Bible
Responsibility: by Paul Wright, D.D.F.S.A. Vicar of Oakley, and Rector of Snoreham, in Essex, and late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. ; Embellished with the most elegant set of copper plates ever published in a work of this kind ; finely engraved, from the original drawings of Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Dodd, Samuel Wale, Esq. and others, by those ingenious artists, Messrs. Pollard, Grignion, Heath, Walker, Taylor, &c.

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