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Author: Ness, Christopher, 1621-1705.
Title: A compleat history and mystery of the Old and New Testament logically discust and theologically improved : in four volumes ... the like undertaking (in such a manner and method) being never by any author attempted before : yet this is now approved and commended by grave divines, &c. / by Christopher Ness ...
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Ness, Christopher, 1621-1705.

London: Printed by Thomas Snowden, and are to be sold by Tho. Parkhurst ... and Jonathan Robinson ..., 1696.
Notes:
Vols. 3 and 4 have special t.p.'s, with 1695 and 1696 imprint dates respectively.
Vols. 1 and 4 have separate paging and signatures; vols. 2-3 are paged and signed continuously.
"Probably made up partially of remainder sheets of the separate volumes; v. 1 first published in 1690, v. 2-3 in 1695, and v.4 in 1696"--NUC pre-1956 imprints.
Vols. 1, 2, and 4 are listed in Wing and are cataloged separately.
Errata: p. [5] of the 7th page count.
Advertisements: p. [26] and [39] of 7th page count.
Numerous errors in paging.
Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.
Subject terms:
Bible -- Commentaries.
Bible -- Biography.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A52807.0001.001

Contents
title page
dedication
dedication
A Scripture-History, Unfolding the MYSTERY in the most Grand Remarks; Logically Discuss'd, & Theologically Improv'd.
The First VOLUME, from ADAM to MOSES. Containing about Two thousand four hundred thirty three years.
CHAP. I. The History and Mystery of the Worlds Creation.
CHAP. II. The History and Mystery of the Creation of MAN in particular.
CHAP. IV. Of the Soul of MAN.
CHAP. V. Of Adam and Eve in the pure state.
CHAP. VI. Of Adam and Eve's Fall.
CHAP. VII. Of Cain and Abel.
CHAP. VIII. Of Enoch's walking with God.
CHAP. IX. The History and Mystery of Noah's Deluge.
CHAP. X. The History and Mystery of Abrahams Tryals.
CHAP. XI. The History and Mystery of Isaac's Life.
CHAP. XII. The History and Mystery of Jacob's Birth.
CHAP. XIII. The History and Mystery of Joseph's Sale.
Section the Third.
Section the Fourth.
CHAP. XIV. The History and Mystery of Joseph's State of Humiliation and Exaltation.
Section the 7th.
Section the Eighth.
Section the Ninth.
CHAP. XV. The History and Mystery of Jacob and Joseph Intermingled unto both their Deaths.
CHAP. XVI. The History and Mystery of Israel's Bondage in Egypt, and De∣liverance out of it.
CHAP. XVII. The History and Mystery of Israel's Deliverance from Egypt.
CHAP. XVIII. The History and Mystery of Israel's Departure into the Wilderness.
CHAP. XIX. The History and Mystery of Israel's Wandrings in the Wilderness.
Chapter 20. An Appendix or Supplement to the First Volume,
The IId Volume.
Joshua, Chap. I. The History and Mystery of Israel's Conduct to Canaan by Joshua.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII.
CHAP. IX.
CHAP. X.
CHAP. XI, XII.
CHAP. XII, XIII.
CHAP. XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX.
CHAP. XX.
CHAP. XXI.
CHAP. XXII.
CHAP. XXIII.
CHAP. XXIV.
JUDGES.
CHAP. I. The History and Mystery of Israel under the Judges Government.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. XVII.
CHAP. XVIII.
CHAP. XIX. of Judges.
CHAP. XX.
CHAP. XXI. of Judges.
Judges CHAP. II. Verse 11.
Judges CHAP. III.
Juges CHAP. IV.
Judges, CHAP. V.
Judges CHAP. VI.
Judges CHAP. VII.
Judges, CHAP. VIII.
Judges CHAP. IX.
Judges CHAP. X.
Judges CHAP. XI.
Judges CHAP. XII.
Judges, CHAP. XIII.
Judges CHAP. XIV.
Judges CHAP. XV.
Judges CHAP. XVI.
A Commentary, or Exposition on the BOOK of RUTH.
RƲTH, CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
Ruth, CHAP. IV.
The First Book of SAMUEL.
CHAP. I. The History and Mystery of Israel, under Eli the Fourteenth Judge.
1 Samuel, CHAP. II.
1 Samuel, CHAP. III.
1 Samuel, CHAP. IV.
1 Samuel, CHAP. V.
1 Sam. CHAP. VI.
1 Sam. CHAP. VII.
1 Sam. CHAP. VIII.
1 Samuel, CHAP. IX.
1 Sam. CHAP. X.
1 Sam. CHAP. XI.
1 Samuel, CHAP. XII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XIII.
CHAP. XIV.
1 Sam. CHAP. XV.
CHAP. XVI.
CHAP. XVII.
1 Sam CHAP. XVIII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XIX.
CHAP. XX.
CHAP. XXI.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXIII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXIV.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXV.
CHAP. XXVI.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXVII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXVIII.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXIX.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXX.
1 Sam. CHAP. XXXI.
The Second Book of SAMUEL.
2 Sam. CHAP. I.
2 Samuel, CHAP. II.
2 Sam. CHAP. III.
2 Sam. CHAP. IV.
2 Sam. CHAP. V.
2 Sam. CHAP. VI.
2 Sam. CHAP. VII.
2 Samuel, CHAP. VIII.
2 Sam. CHAP. IX.
2 Sam. CHAP. X.
2 Sam. CHAP. XI.
title page
volume 3
continuation of commentary on 2 Samuel
2 Sam. CHAP. XII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XIII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XIV.
2 Sam. CHAP. XV.
2 Samuel, CHAP. XVI.
2 Sam. CHAP. XVII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XVIII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XIX.
2 Samuel, CHAP. XX.
2 Sam. CHAP. XXI.
Sam. CHAP. XXII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XXIII.
2 Sam. CHAP. XXIV.
ADVERTISEMENT.
The First Book of KINGS.
1 Kings CHAP. I.
1 Kings CHAP. II.
1 Kings CHAP. III.
1 Kings CHAP. IV.
1 Kings CHAP. V.
1 Kings CHAP. VI.
1 Kings CHAP. VII.
1 Kings CHAP. VIII.
1 Kings CHAP. IX.
1 Kings CHAP. X.
1 Kings CHAP. XI.
1 Kings CHAP. XII.
CHAP. XIII.
1 Kings. CHAP. XIV.
1 Kings CHAP. XV.
1 Kings CHAP. XVI.
1 Kings CHAP. XVII.
1 Kings CHAP. XVIII.
1 Kings CHAP. XIX.
1 Kings CHAP. XX.
1 Kings CHAP. XXI.
1 Kings CHAP. XXII.
2 Kings CHAP. the first.
2 Chron. CHAP. XX.
2 Kings CHAP. I.
2 Kings CHAP. II.
2 Kings CHAP. III.
2 Kings CHAP. IV.
2 Kings CHAP. V.
2 Kings CHAP. VI.
2 Kings CHAP. VII.
2 Kings CHAP. VIII.
2 Kings CHAP. IX.
2 Kings CHAP. X.
2 Kings CHAP. XI.
2 Kings CHAP. XII. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXIV.
2 Kings CHAP. XIII.
2 Kings CHAP. XIV. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXV.
2 Kings CHAP. XV.
APPENDIX.
Jonah CHAP. I.
Jonah CHAP. II.
Jonah CHAP. III.
Jonah CHAP. IV.
NAHUM.
2 Kings CHAP. XVI. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXVIII.
2 Kings CHAP. XVII.
2 Kings CHAP. XVIII. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXIX.
2 Chron. CHAP. XXX.
2 Chron. CHAP. XXXI.
2 Kin. CHAP. XVIII, XIX. 2 Chron. CHAP. XXXII.
2 Kings 19. with 2 Chron. 32. Isa. 36. and 37.
2 Kings CHAP. XX. 2 Chron. XXXII. Isa. XXXVII.
2 Kings CHAP. XXI. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXXIII.
2 Kings CHAP. XXII. and 2 Chron. CHAP. XXXIV.
2 Kings CHAP. XXIII.
2 Chron. CHAP. XXXV. with 2 Kin. CHAP. XXIII.
2 Chron. CHAP. XXXVI.
Daniel CHAP. VI. and Ezra CHAP. I.
Daniel CHAP. IX.
Ezra CHAP. I.
Ezra CHAP. II.
Ezra CHAP. III.
Ezra CHAP. IV.
Daniel CHAP. X.
Dan. XI. and XII.
Esther CHAP. I.
Esther CHAP. II.
Esther CHAP. III.
Esther CHAP. IV.
Esther CHAP. V.
Esther CHAP. VI.
Esther CHAP. VII.
Esther CHAP. VIII.
Esther CHAP. IX.
Esther CHAP. X.
Ezra CHAP. V. Haggai, Zechariah.
Ezra CHAP. VI.
Ezra CHAP. VII.
Ezra CHAP. VIII.
Ezra CHAP. IX.
Ezra CHAP. X.
Nehemiah CHAP. I.
Nehemiah CHAP. II.
Nehemiah CHAP. III.
Nehemiah CHAP. IV.
Nehemiah CHAP. V.
Nehemiah CHAP. VI.
Nehemiah CHAP. VII.
Nehemiah CHAP. VIII.
Nehemiah CHAP. IX.
Nehemiah CHAP. X.
Nehemiah CHAP. XI.
Nehemiah CHAP. XII.
Nehemiah CHAP. XIII.
APOCRYPHA CHAP. I.
The Conelusion of Daniel's Prophetick History.
Apocrypha CHAP. II. Luke III.
AN APPENDIX Containing some Animadversions upon Eze∣kiel's Temple and City, described in his Chap∣ters 40.41.42.43.44.45.46.47.48.
AN EXACT INDEX OF THE SCRIPTURES Explained in the Whole or in Part in my three Volumes of the Old Testament; The three Numbers [1. 2. 3.] signifie the first, second and third Volume, wherein the Explanation is found in the Ti∣tle Page of each Volume distinct.
THE New-Testament.
ERRATA'S in the whole First Volume.
AN Alphabetical TABLE OF THE Principal Matters contain'd in the First Volume of the Old Testament; WHEREIN The Figure 1. signifies the First Volume, and the Letter p. signifies Page, as it is found either in the First, or in the Second, or in the Third Volume, or in the Supplement betwixt the First and Second, and the Numerical Figures do refer to those Pages, &c.
AN EXACT INDEX OF THE SCRIPTURES OF THE SECOND VOLUME UPON THE Old-Testament; By Sup. is meant the Supplement before the Second Volume.
THE New-Testament.
AN Alphabetical TABLE OF THE Principal common Places contain'd in the Second Volume upon the Old Testament; By Sup. is meant the Supplement before the Second Volume.
AN EXACT INDEX OF THE SCRIPTURES OF THE THIRD VOLUME UPON THE Old-Testament;
THE New-Testament.
An ANIMADVERTISEMENT.
AN Alphabetical TABLE OF THE Principal Matters contain'd in the Third Volume of the Old Testament;
title page
To the truly Noble Lord, Judge Rookesby.
To the truly Elect Lady, Madam Rookesby, &c.
publisher's advertisement
An Alphabetical Table of the Principal Matters contain'd in the Fourth Volume of the New Testament.
An Exact Index of the Scriptures of the Fourth Volume upon the Old Testament.
The New Testament.
THE History and Mystery Of the Most Illustrious LIFE of CHRIST.
CHAP. I. A Praeliminary Discourse upon the Life of Christ in General, whose Life is call'd the Light of Men, John 1.4. before we treat in particular upon his Conception, Birth, Circumcision, Private Life, &c.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII.
CHAP. IX.
CHAP. X.
CHAP. XI.
CHAP. XII.
CHAP. XIII.
CHAP. XIV. Christ's Sermon on the Mount.
CHAP. XV.
CHAP. XVI.
CHAP. XVII.
CHAP. XVIII.
CHAP. XIX.
CHAP. XX.
CHAP. XXI.
CHAP. XXII.
CHAP. XXIII.
CHAP. XXIV.
CHAP. XXV. Of Christ's Tranfiguration.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Lunatick's Cure.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Feast of Dedication, &c.
CHAP. XXVIII. Tidings of Lazarus Sickness.
CHAP. XXIX.
CHAP. XXX.
CHAP. XXXI.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Christ's Crucifying.
CHAP. XXXIII.
CHAP. XXXIV. Seven Signs of Christs Triumph.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of Christs Burial.
CHAP. XXXV. Of Christ's Resurrection.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of Christ's Ten Appearances.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of Christ's Fourth Appearance.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of Christ's Sixth Appearance
CHAP. XL. Of Christ's Seventh Appearance.
The Second Part of the New Testament, CONTAINING Christ's Ascension, and the Lives of all the Apostles.
CHAP. I. Of the Antecedents of Christ's Ascension.
CHAP. II. The First Gospel-Church.
CHAP. III. The First Miracle.
CHAP. IV. The First Persecution of the first Church, &c.
CHAP. V. Of Ananias and Saphira's Sin and Death.
CHAP. VI. The Third Persecution against Stephen stoned.
CHAP. VII. The Fourth Persecution of this First Church.
CHAP. VIII. The Fourth Persecution.
CHAP. IX. Of Saul's Conversion, and the Church's Rest.
CHAP. X. Of Peter's Miracles at Lydda and Joppa.
CHAP. XI. Of the Call and Conversion of the Gentiles.
CHAP. XII. Of Peter's Imprisonment and Inlargement.
CHAP. XIII. Of Paul and Barnabas sent to the Gentiles.
CHAP. XIV. Of Paul and Barnabas at Iconium, Lystra, &c.
CHAP. XV. Of the first Synod.
CHAP. XVI. Paul and Silas sent out again.
CHAP. XVII. Paul Preaching at Thessalonica, &c.
CHAP XVIII. Paul's Preaching at Corinth.
CHAP. XIX. Paul at Ephesus.
CHAP XX. Paul's Travel toward Jerusalem
CHAP. XXI. Paul's going to Jerusalem.
CHAP XXII. Paul in Prison.
CHAP. XXIII. Paul before the Sanhedrim.
CHAP XXIV. Paul carry'd to Cesarea.
CHAP. XXV. Paul tryed before Festus.
CHAP. XXVI. Paul before King Agrippa.
CHAP. XXVII. Paul's passage to Rome.
CHAP. XXVIII. Paul at Malta and Rome.
The Supplement after the last of Acts 28. CHAP. XXIX. A Scripture account of Paul, while at Rome, &c.
A Scripture Account next of James, Peter, Jude and John, after the last account of Paul. CHAP. XXX. First of James and then of the rest.