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Author: Weemes, John, 1579?-1636.
Title: An exposition of the lawes of Moses: Viz. Morall. Ceremoniall. Iudiciall. The second volume. Containing an explanation of diverse questions and positions for the right understanding thereof. Wherein also are opened divers ancient rites & customes of the Iewes, and also of the Gentiles, as they haue relation to the Iewish. Together with an explication of sundry difficult texts of Scripture, which depend upon, or belong unto every one of the Commandements, as also upon the ceremoniall and iudiciall lawes. Which texts are set downe in the tables before each particular booke. All which are cleered out of the originall languages, the Hebrew and Greeke, and out of the distinctions of the schoolemen and cases of the casuists. / By Iohn Weemse, of Lathocker in Scotland, preacher of Gods Word.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An exposition of the lawes of Moses: Viz. Morall. Ceremoniall. Iudiciall. The second volume. Containing an explanation of diverse questions and positions for the right understanding thereof. Wherein also are opened divers ancient rites & customes of the Iewes, and also of the Gentiles, as they haue relation to the Iewish. Together with an explication of sundry difficult texts of Scripture, which depend upon, or belong unto every one of the Commandements, as also upon the ceremoniall and iudiciall lawes. Which texts are set downe in the tables before each particular booke. All which are cleered out of the originall languages, the Hebrew and Greeke, and out of the distinctions of the schoolemen and cases of the casuists. / By Iohn Weemse, of Lathocker in Scotland, preacher of Gods Word.
Weemes, John, 1579?-1636.

London: printed by Iohn Dawson [and Thomas Cotes] for Iohn Bellamie, and are to be sold at his shoppe at the signe of the three Golden Lyons in Cornehill, neere the Royall Exchange, 1632.
Alternate titles: Works.
Subject terms:
Jewish law
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A73378.0001.001

Contents
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE SIR ROBERT KER of Ankerhome, Knight, Gentleman of his Ma. Bed-Chamber.
A Table of the Contents of the Exercitations of this Booke,
A Table of the places of Scripture explained in this Booke, of the explanation of the Ceremoni∣all Law; the first number sheweth the Chapters, the second the, Verse, and the third the Page.
A Table of the Hebrew words expounded in this booke.
A Table of the Greeke vvords expounded in this Booke.
An Alphabeticall Table of the chiefe matters con∣tained in this Booke.
Additions.
EXERCITATIONS DIVINE. Of the Ceremoniall Lawes which are an∣nexed to the Commandements in the first and second Tables.
EXERCITAT. I. Of the reducing of the Ceremonies of the Law in generall unto the Com∣mandements.
Ceremonies belonging to the first Com∣mandement. EXERCITAT. II. Of the purification of the woman after her child-birth.
EXERCITAT. III. Of the place of Gods worship. A ceremoniall appendix of Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. IIII. Of the Arke. A Ceremoniall Appendix of Command 2.
EXERCITAT. V. Where they worshipped when the Arke and Ta∣bernacle were separated. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
EXERCITAT. VI. Of the situation of the Citie of Jerusalem. A ceremoniall appendix of Command 2.
EXERCITAT. VII. In what Tribe the Temple stood. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of the Temple of Ierusalem. Commandement 2.
A comparison betwixt the first and second Temple.
A comparison betwixt the Temple and Christ.
A comparison betwixt the Temple and Heaven.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of the Cherubims. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
EXERCITAT. X. Of the golden Candlesticke. A eremoniall Appendix of Command 2.
EXERCITAT. XI. Of the Table of the shewbread. A ceremoniall appendix of Commande. 2.
EXERCITAT. XII. Of the Altar. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
EXERCITAT. XIII. Of the Sacrifices in generall. A ceremoniall Appendix of Command 2.
EXERCITAT. XIIII. Of the Sacrifices in particular, and first of the burnt offering. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
Of the meat Offering.
Of the peace offering.
Of the sin-offering.
Of the trespasse offering.
EXERCITAT. XV. Of the Priests apparell. A ceremoniall appendix of Command 2.
EXERCITAT. XVI. The Lord would not have his Priests use the customes of the Heathen Priests. A ceremoniall appendix of Commande. 2.
EXERCITAT. XVII. That a woman might not weare a mans apparell. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 2.
Commandement III. EXERCITAT. XVIII. Of the Nazarites vow.
Commandement. IIII. EXERCITAT. XIX. Of the Passeover.
EXERCITAT. XX. Of the Pentecost. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 4.
EXERCITAT. XXI. Of the Feast of Tabernacles. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 4.
EXERCITAT. XXII. Of the New Moones. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 4.
EXERCITAT. XXIII. Of the day of Expiation. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 4.
EXERCITAT. XXIII. Of the seventh yeares rest, and the Jubile. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 4.
Of the Jubile.
Commandement V. EXERCITAT. XXIIII. Of the maintenance of the Priests under the Law. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 5.
EXERCITAT. XXV. The Jewes might not kill the damme sitting upon the young ones. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 5.
Commandement. VI. EXERCITAT. XXVI. That the Jewes might eat no blood. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 6.
EXERCITAT. XXVII. That the Jewes might not seethe a Kid in the mothers milke, to teach them not to be cruell. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 6.
Commandement VII. EXERCITAT. XXVIII. When a Bastard might enter into the Congregation under the Law. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 7.
EXERCITAT. XXIX. The Priests Daughter that defiled her selfe with fornication was to be burnt. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 7.
EXERCITAT. XXX. How the woman suspected of adultery, was tryed by her jealous Husband. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 7.
Commandement. VIII. EXERCITAT. XXXI. Of devouring of holy things. A ceremoniall appendix of Command. 8.
EXERCITAT. XXXII. Of the Jewes Phylacteries. A ceremoniall appendix for keeping of all the Com∣mandements.
EXERCITAT. XXXIII. A ceremoniall appendix for the breach of all the Commandements.
EXERCITAT. XXXIIII. Of the Jewes Logicall helpes for the understanding of the ceremo∣niall Law.
EXERCITAT. XXXV. How to understand the signification of the ceremonies of Moses Law.
EXERCITAT. XXXVI. Of the abrogation of the Ceremoniall Law.
Hovv to make use of the Ce∣remonies of the Law in opening of a Text, and redu∣cing them to practise. Of the Notes whereby Aaron and his posterity were discerned to be called to the Priesthood.
The rod of Aaron was budded.
Of the priviledges of the first borne under the Law, and what he was bound to doe to his brethren and kinsmen.
Of Satans accusation of Joshua the High-Priest.
Of the eating of holy things.
Of pollution by the dead.
The comforts in Death.
Errata.
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TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE COLENE, EARLE OF SEAFORT, Lord Mackenzee and Kintaill, one of his MAIESTIES most Honorable Privie Councell in the Kingdome of Scotland.
THE CONTENTS.
A Table of the places of Scriptures explained in this Treatise of MOSES Iudiciall Lawes; the first number sheweth the Chapter, the second the Verse, and the third the Page.
A Table of the Hebrew words expounded in this Booke.
¶A Table of the Greeke words expounded in this Booke.
An Alphabeticall Table of the chiefe matters and principall distinctions contained in this Booke.
AN EXPLICATION OF THE IVDICIALL LAWES OF MOSES; As they are annexed to the Morall and Ceremo∣niall Lawes.
Of the Iudiciall Lawes in generall.
CHAPTER I. That Kingly Government is the best Government.
CHAPTER II. An Explication of Iothams Apologue.
CHAPTER III. Why was God angry with them for choosing of a King.
CHAPTER IIII. What Samuel meaneth by Mishpat Hammelech.
CHAPTER V. A Difference betwixt the Election of Saul, and the Election of David.
CHAPTER VI. Of the anoynting of their Kings, and whe∣ther the Kings and Priests were anoynted with the same Oyle or not.
CHAPTER VII. How the Kings of Iudah and Israel, brake this Commandement in multiplying riches.
CHAPTER VIII. A comparison betwixt Salomons Kingdome and Christs.
CHAPTER IX. Whether Rahab was a betrayer of the Citie of Iericho or not?
CHAPTER X. Whether the Kingdome of Iudah or Israel were the best Government?
CHAPTER XI. Whether the Iewes might chuse Herod for their King or not?
CHAPTER XII. Whether Ishbosheth was a Rebell in affecting the Kingdome or not?
CHAPTER XIII. Whether it was lawfull for the Iewes to pay tribue to Caesar or not?
CHAPTER XIIII. Whether Naboth might haue justly denyed to sell his Vineyard to Ahab, or not?
CHAPTER XV. Whether the Iewes should be tolerated in a Christian Common-wealth or not?
CHAPTER XVI. Of the Synedrion of the Iewes.
CHAPTER XVII. Whether a Iudge is bound to giue sentence according to things prooved and alledged, or according to his owne private know∣ledge?
CHAPTER XVIII. An partus sequitur ventrem?
CHAPTER XIX. An error personae irritat contractum?
CHAPTER XX. That a Iudge may giue out sentence by the in∣formation of the false witnesses, and yet be free.
CHAPTER XXI. Of one who killed in suddaine passion.
CHAPTER XXII. Whether they might take the sonnes of the Prophets widow for debt or not?
CHAPTER XXIII. Whether a man may sell his sonne for debt, or not?
CHAPTER XXIIII. Of their diverse sorts of Rulers and Commaunders.
CHAPTER XXV. Of their civill counting of their times, and first of their Houre.
Of the houres upon Ahaz Diall.
CHAPTER XXVI. Of their Day.
How they reckoned the dayes of the Weeke.
CHAPTER XXVII. Of their moneth.
CHAPTER XXVIII. Of their Yeare.
CHAPTER XXIX. Of their numbring, and manner of counting.
CHAPTER XXX. Of their civill Contracts, and manner of writing them.
CHAPTER XXXI. What things the Goel was bound to doe to his kinsman, and what things were done to him by his brethren.
CHAPTER XXXII. The difference betwixt the brother naturall, and the kinsman in raising up seed to the eldest brother, and what was done to them if they refused.
CHAPTER XXXIII. Of their Marriages.
CHAPTER XXXIIII. Whether a brother naturall (to keepe the Tribes distinguished) might marrie his brothers wife or not in Israel, or is it meant onely of the next kinsman?
CHAPTER XXXV. Of their prisons and places of punishment.
CHAPTER XXXVI. Of their Whipping.
CHAPTER XXXVII. Whether an Israelite that had lien with a bond∣maide, that was betrothed, was whipped or not?
CHAPTER XXXVII. De Lege Talionis, Of the Law of Retaliation.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. That theft amongst the Iewes, was not capitall.
CHAPTER XXXIX. Of their proceeding in judgement before they executed the malefactor.
CHAPTER XL. Of their Capitall punishments.
CHAPTER XLII. Why they gaue wine to those who were go∣ing to be executed.
CHAPTER XLIII. Of their VVarres.
CHAPTER XLIIII. Of their Burials.
Of the IEVVES Oeconomicks.
Of the time of their Repast.
Of the manner how they sat at Table.
Of their Feasts.
Of the place where the Romans used to make their Feast.
Of their manner of drinking.
Of their Apparell.
Of the divers names of their stuffes, whereof their cloathes were made.
Of their husbandrie.
Of the manner how they threshed their corne.
A comparison taken from the ripe figges.
A comparison taken from their shepherds.
Of the miseries of the Children of GOD in this life, and their happie estate in the life to come.
How the wicked may be inlightned by the Preaching of the Gospel, and yet become worse after they be illuminated.
When the uncleane spirit is gone out of a man.
Vnto mine house from whence I came.
And when he is come, he findeth it emptie, swept, and garnished.
Then goeth he, and taketh seven other spirits with him more wicked than himselfe.
And the last end of that man is worse than the first.
¶An Addition. Pag. 122. line 11.
Erratum.
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TO The Right Honorable, Sr. Thomas Coventrie Knight, Lord Coven∣trie, Baron of Alesborough, Lord Keeper of his Majesties Great Seale of ENGLAND.
A loving advertisement to young Students in Divinity, who desire to come to the knowledge of the holy Scriptures.
The first Table containing the inscriptions of the particular Exercitations in this Booke.
The Table of the pla∣ces of Scripture cleared in this Booke, the first number sheweth the Chapters, the second the Verse, and the third the Page.
A Table of the chiefe Hebrew words explained in this Booke.
A Table of the Greeke vvords expounded in this Booke.
An alphabeticall Table of the principall distinctions, and chiefe matters contained in this Booke
EXERCITATIONS DIVINE. The first Booke, containing diverse Questions for the understanding of the Scriptures in generall.
Exercitat. Divine. 1. Of the excellency of DIVINITIE, above all other Sciences.
EXERCITATI. II. What use reason hath in Divinity.
EXERCITAT. III That the end of Divinity here consisteth rather in practise than in contemplation.
EXERCITAT. IIII. Of Adams knowledge before his fall.
EXERCITAT. V. How the Law is said to be written in the heart of man after the fall.
EXERCITAT. VI. Of the seven Precepts given to Noah.
EXERCITAT. VII. Of the diverse wayes how God revealed himselfe extraordinarily to his Church.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of the necessity of the Word written.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of the singular prerogatives which the secretaries of the holy Ghost had, who wrote the Scriptures.
EXERCITAT. IX. Arguments proving the Scriptures to bee Divine.
EXERCITAT. X. Jn what languages the Scriptures were written ori∣ginally.
EXERCITAT. XI. Of the Stile of the Scriptures.
EXERCITAT. XII. That the Hebrew Text is not corrupted.
EXERCITAT. XIII. That no Canonicall booke is perished.
EXERCITAT. XIIII. That the points were not originally with the Letters from the beginning.
EXERCITAT. XV. Of the meanes which God useth to make the Scrip∣ture plaine unto us.
Of the Translation of the Seventy.
Of the Vulgar Latine translation.
Of a Paraphrase.
Of interpretation of Scripture.
EXERCITAT. XVI. Of the division of the Scriptures.
EXERCITAT. XVII Of the Division of the Psalmes.
Of the inscriptions of the Psalmes.
EXERCITAT. Of the division of the Law and the Prophets, in parashoth and haphtaroth.
EXERCITAT. XIX. Of the sense of the Scriptures.
Additions.
Errours escaped.