King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Genesis 1

God creates heaven and earth. (1,2) The creation of light. (3-5) God separates the earth from the waters, and makes it fruitful. (6-13) God forms the sun, moon, and stars. (14-19) Animals created. (20-25) Man created in the image of God. (26-28) Food appointed. (29,30) The work of creation ended and approved. (31)

Genesis 2

The first sabbath. (1-3) Particulars about the creation. (4-7) The planting of the garden of Eden. (8-14) Man is placed in it. (15) God’s command. (16,17) The animals named, The making of woman, The Divine institution of marriage. (18-25)

Genesis 3

The serpent deceives Eve. (1-5) Adam and Eve transgress the Divine command, and fall into sin and misery. (6-8) God calls upon Adam and Eve to answer. (9-13) The serpent cursed, The promised Seed. (14,15) The punishment of mankind. (16-19) The first clothing of mankind. (20,21) Adam and Eve are driven out from paradise. (22-24)

Genesis 4

The birth, employment, and religion of Cain and Abel. (1-7) Cain murders Abel, The curse of Cain. (8-15) The conduct of Cain, His family. (16-18) Lamech and his wives, The skill of Cain’s descendants. (19-24) The birth of another son and grandson of Adam. (25,26)

Genesis 5

Adam and Seth. (1-5) The patriarchs from Seth to Enoch. (6-20) Enoch. (21-24) Methuselah to Noah. (25-32)

Genesis 6

The wickedness of the world which provoked God’s wrath. (1-7) Noah finds grace. (8-11) Noah warned of the flood, The directions respecting the ark. (12-21) Noah’s faith and obedience. (22)

Genesis 7

Noah, and his family and the living creatures, enter the ark, and the flood begins. (1-12) Noah shut in the ark. (13-16) The increase of the flood for forty days. (17-20) All flesh is destroyed by the flood. (21-24)

Genesis 8

God remembers Noah, and dries up the waters. (1-3) The ark rests on Ararat, Noah sends forth a raven and a dove. (4-12) Noah being commanded, goes out of the ark. (13-19) Noah offers sacrifice, God promises to curse the earth no more. (20-22)

Genesis 9

God blesses Noah, and grants flesh for food. (1-3) Blood, and murder forbidden. (4-7) God’s covenant by the rainbow. (8-17) Noah plants a vineyard, is drunken and mocked by Ham. (18-23) Noah curses Canaan, blesses Shem, prays for Japheth, His death. (24-29)

Genesis 10

The sons of Noah, of Japheth, of Ham. (1-7) Nimrod the first monarch. (8-14) The descendants of Canaan, The sons of Shem. (15-32)

Genesis 11

One language in the world, The building of Babel. (1-4) The confusion of tongues, The builders of Babel dispersed. (5-9) The descendants of Shem. (10-26) Terah, father of Abram, grandfather of Lot, they remove to Haran. (27-32)

Genesis 12

God calls Abram, and blesses him with a promise of Christ. (1-3) Abram departs from Haran. (4,5) He journeys through Canaan, and worships God in that land. (6-9) Abram is driven by a famine into Egypt, He feigns his wife to be his sister. (10-20)

Genesis 13

Abram returns out of Egypt with great riches. (1-4) Strife between the herdsmen of Abram and Lot. Abram gives Lot his choice of the country. (5-9) Lot chooses to dwell at Sodom. (10-13) God renews his promise to Abram, who removes to Hebron. (14-18)

Genesis 14

The battle of the kings, Lot is taken prisoner. (1-12) Abram rescues Lot. (13-16) Melchizedek blesses Abram. (17-20) Abram restores the spoil. (21-24)

Genesis 15

God encourages Abram. (1) The Divine promise, Abraham is justified by faith. (2-6) God promises Canaan to Abraham for an inheritance. (7-11) The promise confirmed in a vision. (12-16) The promise confirmed by a sign. (17-21)

Genesis 16

Sarai gives Hagar to Abram. (1-3) Hagar’s misbehaviour to Sarai. (4-6) The Angel commands Hagar to return, The promise to her Birth of Ishmael. (7-16)

Genesis 17

God renews the covenant with Abram. (1-6) Circumcision instituted. (7-14) Sarai’s name changed, Isaac promised. (15-22) Abraham and his family are circumcised. (23-27)

Genesis 18

The Lord appears to Abraham. (1-8) Sarah’s unbelief reproved. (9-15) God reveals to Abraham the destruction of Sodom. (16-22) Abraham’s intercession for Sodom. (23-33)

Genesis 19

The destruction of Sodom, and the deliverance of Lot. (1-29) The sin and disgrace of Lot. (30-38)

Genesis 20

Abraham’s sojourn at Gerar, Sarah is taken by Abimelech. (1-8) Abimelech’s rebuke to Abraham. (9-13) Abimelech restores Sarah. (14-18)

Genesis 21

Birth of Isaac, Sarah’s joy. (1-8) Ishmael mocks Isaac. (9-13) Hagar and Ishmael are cast forth, They are relieved and comforted by an angel. (14-21) Abimelech’s covenant with Abraham. (22-34)

Genesis 22

God commands Abraham to offer up Isaac. (1,2) Abraham’s faith and obedience to the Divine command. (3-10) Another sacrifice is provided instead of Isaac. (11-14) The covenant with Abraham renewed. (15-19) The family of Nahor. (20-24)

Genesis 23

The death of Sarah, Abraham applies for a burying-place. (1-13) Sarah’s burying-place. (14-20)

Genesis 24

Abraham’s care for Isaac’s marriage. (1-9) The journey of Abraham’s servant to Mesopotamia, His meeting with Rebekah. (10-28) Rebekah and her relatives consent to her marriage. (29-53) The happy meeting and marriage of Isaac and rebekah. (54-67)

Genesis 25

Abraham’s family by Keturah, His death and burial. (1-10) God blesses Isaac The descendants of Ishmael. (11-18) The birth of Esau and Jacob. (19-26) The different characters of Esau and Jacob. (27,28) Esau despises and sells his birth-right. (29-34)

Genesis 26

Isaac, because of famine, goes to Gerar. (1-5) He denies his wife and is reproved by Abimelech. (6-11) Isaac grows rich, The Philistines’ envy. (12-17) Isaac digs wells God blesses him. (18-25) Abimelech makes a covenant with Isaac. (26-33) Esau’s wives. (34,35)

Genesis 27

Isaac sends Esau for venison. (1-5) Rebekah teaches Jacob to obtain the blessing. (6-17) Jacob, pretending to be Esau, obtains the blessing. (18-29) Isaac’s fear, Esau’s importunity. (30-40) Esau threatens Jacob’s life, Rebekah sends Jacob away. (41-46)

Genesis 28

Isaac sends Jacob to Padan-aram. (1-5) Esau marries the daughter of Ishmael. (6-9) Jacob’s vision. (10-15) The stone of Beth-el. (16-19) Jacob’s vow. (20-22)

Genesis 29

Jacob comes to the well of Haran. (1-8) His interview with Rachel, Laban entertains him. (9-14) Jacob’s covenant for Rachel, Laban’s deceit. (15-30) Leah’s sons. (31-35)

Genesis 30

A further account of Jacob’s family. (1-13) Rachel beareth Joseph. (14-24) Jacob’s new agreement with Laban to serve him for cattle. (25-43)

Genesis 31

Jacob departs secretly. (1-21) Laban pursues Jacob. (23-35) Jacob’s complaint of Laban’s conduct. (36-42) Their covenant at Galeed. (43-55)

Genesis 32

Jacob’s vision at Mahanaim, His fear of Esau. (1-8) Jacob’s earnest prayer for deliverance, He prepares a present for Esau. (9-23) He wrestles with the Angel. (24-32)

Genesis 33

The friendly meeting of Jacob and Esau. (1-16) Jacob comes to Succoth and Shalem, He builds an altar. (17-20)

Genesis 34

Dinah defiled by Shechem. (1-19) The Shechemites murdered by Simeon and Levi. (20-31)

Genesis 35

God commands Jacob to go to Beth-el, He puts away idols from his family. (1-5) Jacob builds an altar, Death of Deborah, God blesses Jacob. (6-15) Death of Rachel. (16-20) Reuben’s crime, The death of Isaac. (21-29)

Genesis 36

Esau and his descendants.

Genesis 37

Joseph is loved of Jacob, but hated by his brethren. (1-4) Joseph’s dreams. (5-11) Jacob sends Joseph to visit his brethren, They conspire his death. (12-22) Joseph’s brethren sell him. (23-10) Jacob deceived, Joseph sold to Potiphar. (31-36)

Genesis 38

The profligate conduct of Judah and his family.

Genesis 39

Joseph preferred by Potiphar. (1-6) Joseph resists temptation. (7-12) Joseph is falsely accused by his mistress. (13-18) He is cast into prison, God is with him there. (19-23)

Genesis 40

The chief butler and baker of Pharaoh in prison, Their dreams interpreted by Joseph. (1-19) The ingratitude of the chief butler. (20-23)

Genesis 41

Pharaoh’s dreams. (1-8) Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dreams. (9-32) Joseph’s counsel, He is highly advanced. (33-45) Joseph’s children, The beginning of the famine. (46-57)

Genesis 42

Jacob sends ten sons to buy corn. (1-6) Joseph’s treatment of his brethren. (7-20) Their remorse, Simeon detained. (21-24) The rest return with corn. (25-28) Jacob refuses to send Benjamin to Egypt. (29-38)

Genesis 43

Jacob is persuaded to send Benjamin into Egypt. (1-14) Joseph’s reception of his brethren, their fears. (15-25) Joseph makes a feast for his brethren. (26-34)

Genesis 44

Joseph’s policy to stay his brethren, and try their affection for Benjamin. (1-17) Judah’s supplication to Joseph. (18-34)

Genesis 45

Joseph comforts his brethren, and sends for his father. (1-15) Pharaoh confirms Joseph’s invitation, Joseph’s gifts to his brethren. (16-24) Jacob receives the news of Joseph,s being alive. (25-28)

Genesis 46

God’s promises to Jacob. (1-4) Jacob and his family go to Egypt. (5-27) Joseph meets his father and his brethren. (28-34)

Genesis 47

Joseph presents his brethren to Pharaoh. (1-6) Jacob blesses Pharaoh. (7-12) Joseph’s dealings with the Egyptians during the famine. (13-26) Jacob’s age. His desire to be buried in Canaan. (27-31)

Genesis 48

Joseph visits his dying father. (1-7) Jacob blesses Joseph’s sons. (8-22)

Genesis 49

Jacob calls his sons to bless them. (1,2) Reuben, Simeon, Levi. (3-7) Judah. (8-12) Zebulun, Issachar, Dan. (13-18) Gad, Asher, Naphtali. (19-21) Joseph and Benjamin. (22-27) Jacob’s charge respecting his burial, His death. (28-33)

Genesis 50

The mourning for Jacob. (1-6) His funeral. (7-14) Joseph’s brethren crave his pardon, He comforts them. (15-21) Joseph’s direction concerning his bones, His death. (22-26)

Exodus 1

The children of Israel increase in Egypt after the death of Joseph. (8-14) They are oppressed, but multiply exceedingly. (1-7) The men-children destroyed. (15-22)

Exodus 2

Moses is born, and exposed on the river. (1-4) He is found, and brought up by Pharaoh’s daughter. (5-10) Moses slays an Egyptian, and flees to Midian. (11-15) Moses marries the daughter of Jethro. (16-22) God hears the Israelites. (23-25)

Exodus 3

God appears to Moses in a burning bush. (1-6) God sends Moses to deliver Israel. (7-10) The name Jehovah. (11-15) The deliverance of the Israelites promised. (16-22)

Exodus 4

God gives Moses power to work miracles. (1-9) Moses is loth to be sent, Aaron is to assist him. (10-17) Moses leaves Midian, God’s message to Pharaoh. (18-23) God’s displeasure against Moses, Aaron meets him, The people believe them. (24-31)

Exodus 5

Pharaoh’s displeasure, He increases the tasks of the Israelites. (1-9) The sufferings of the Israelites, Moses’ complaint to God. (10-23)

Exodus 6

God renews his promise. (1-9) Moses and Aaron again sent to Pharaoh. (10-13) The parentage of Moses and Aaron. (14-30)

Exodus 7

Moses and Aaron encouraged. (1-7) The rods turned into serpents, Pharaoh’s heart is hardened. (8-13) The river is turned into blood, The distress of the Egyptians. (14-25)

Exodus 8

The plague of frogs. (1-15) The plague of lice. (16-19) The plague of flies. (20-32)

Exodus 9

The murrain of beasts. (1-7) The plague of boils and blains. (8-12) The plague of hail threatened. (13-21) The plague of hail inflicted. (22-35)

Exodus 10

The plague of locusts threatened, Pharaoh, moved by his servants, inclines to let the Israelites go. (1-11) The plague of locusts. (12-20) The plague of thick darkness. (21-29)

Exodus 11

God’s last instructions to Moses respecting Pharaoh and the Egyptians. (1-3) The death of the first-born threatened. (4-10)

Exodus 12

The beginning of the year changed, The passover instituted. (1-20) The people instructed how to observe the passover. (21-28) The death of the first-born of the Egyptians The Israelites urged to leave the land of Egypt. (29-36) The Israelites’ first journey to Succoth. (37-42) Ordinance respecting the passover. (43-51)

Exodus 13

The first-born sanctified to God The remembrance of the passover commanded. (1-10) The firstlings of beasts set apart. (11-16) Joseph’s bones carried with the Israelites, They come to Etham. (17-20) God guideth the Israelites by a pillar of cloud fire. (21,22)

Exodus 14

God directs the Israelites to Pihahiroth, Pharaoh pursues after them. (1-9) The Israelites murmur, Moses comforts them. (10-14) God instructs Moses, The cloud between the Israelites and the Egyptians. (15-20) The Israelites pass through the Red sea, which drowns the Egyptians. (21-31)

Exodus 15

The song of Moses for the deliverance of Israel. (1-21) The bitter waters at Marah, The Israelites come to Elim. (22-27)

Exodus 16

The Israelites come to the wilderness of Sin. They murmur for food, God promises bread from heaven. (1-12) God sends quails and manna. (13-21) Particulars respecting the manna. (22-31) An omer of manna to be preserved. (32-36)

Exodus 17

The Israelites murmur for water at Rephidim, God sendeth it out of the rock. (1-7) Amalek overcome, The prayers of Moses. (8-16)

Exodus 18

Jethro brings to Moses his wife and two sons. (1-6) Moses entertains Jethro. (7-12) Jethro’s counsel to Moses. (13-27)

Exodus 19

The people come to Sinai, God’s message to them, and their answer. (1-8) The people directed to prepare to hear the law. (9-15) The presence of God on Sinai. (16-25)

Exodus 20

The preface to the ten commandments. (1,2) The commandments of the first table. (3-11) Of the second table. (12-17) The fear of the people. (18-21) Idolatry again forbidden. (22-26)

Exodus 21

Laws respecting servants. (1-11) Judicial laws. (12-21) Judicial laws. (22-36)

Exodus 22

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Exodus 23

Laws against falsehood and injustice. (1-9) The year of rest, The sabbath, The three festivals. (10-19) God promises to conduct the Israelites to Canaan. (20-33)

Exodus 24

Moses is called up into the mountain, The people promise obedience. (1-8) The glory of the Lord appears. (9-11) Moses goes up into the mountain. (12-18)

Exodus 25

What the Israelites were to offer for making the tabernacle. (1-9) The ark. (10-22) The table, with its furniture. (23-30) The candlestick. (31-40)

Exodus 26

The curtains of the tabernacle. (1-6) The curtains of goats’ hair. (7-14) The boards, sockets, and bars. (15-30) The vail of the holy of holies, and for the entrance. (31-37)

Exodus 27

The altar of burnt offerings. (1-8) The court of the tabernacle. (9-19) The oil for the lamps. (20,21)

Exodus 28

Aaron and his sons set apart for the priest’s office, Their garments. (1-5) The ephod. (6-14) The breastplate, The Urim and Thummim. (15-30) The robe of the ephod, The plate of the mitre. (31-39) The garments for Aaron’s sons. (40-43)

Exodus 29

The sacrifice and ceremony for the consecration of the priests. (1-37) The continual burnt-offerings, God’s promise to dwell among Israel. (38-46)

Exodus 30

The altar of incense. (1-10) The ransom of souls. (11-16) The brazen laver. (17-21) The holy anointing oil, The perfume. (22-38)

Exodus 31

Bezaleel and Aholiab are appointed and qualified for the work of the tabernacle. (1-11) The observance of the sabbath. (12-17) Moses receives the tables of the law. (18)

Exodus 32

The people cause Aaron to make a golden calf. (1-6) God’s displeasure, The intercession of Moses. (7-14) Moses breaks the tables of the law, He destroys the golden calf. (15-20) Aaron’s excuse, The idolaters slain. (21-29) Moses prays for the people. (30-35)

Exodus 33

The Lord refuses to go with Israel. (1-6) The tabernacle of Moses removed without the camp. (7-11) Moses desires to see the glory of God. (12-23)

Exodus 34

The tables of the law renewed. (1-4) The name of the Lord proclaimed, The entreaty of Moses. (5-9) God’s covenant. (10-17) The festivals. (18-27) The vail of Moses. (28-35)

Exodus 35

The sabbath to be observed. (1-3) The free gifts for the tabernacle. (4-19) The readiness of the people in general. (20-29) Bezaleel and Aholiab called to the work. (30-35)

Exodus 36

The making of the tabernacle The liberality of the people restrained.

Exodus 37

The making of the ark, and the furniture of the tabernacle.

Exodus 38

The brazen altar and laver. (1-8) The court. (9-20) The offerings of the people. (21-31)

Exodus 39

The priests’ garments. (1-31) The tabernacle completed. (32-43)

Exodus 40

The tabernacle is to be set up, Aaron and his sons to be sanctified. (1-15) Moses performs all as directed. (16-33) The glory of the Lord fills the tabernacle. (34-38)

Leviticus 1

The offerings. (1,2) From the herds. (3-9) From the flocks, and of fowls. (10-17)

Leviticus 2

The meat-offering of flour. (1-11) The offering of first-fruits. (12-16)

Leviticus 3

The peace-offering of the herd. (1-5) The peace-offering of the flock. (6-17)

Leviticus 4

The sin-offering of ignorance for the priest. (1-12) For the whole congregation. (13-21) For a ruler. (22-26) For any of the people. (27-35)

Leviticus 5

Concerning various trespasses. (1-13) Concerning trespasses against the Lord. (14-19)

Leviticus 6

Concerning trespasses against our neighbour. (1-7) Concerning the burnt-offering. (8-13) Concerning the meat-offering. (14-23) Concerning the sin-offering. (24-30)

Leviticus 7

Concerning the trespass-offering. (1-10) Concerning the peace-offering. (11-27) The wave and heave offerings. (28-34) The conclusion of these institutions. (35-38)

Leviticus 8

The consecration of Aaron and his sons. (1-13) The offerings of consecration. (14-36)

Leviticus 9

The first offerings of Aaron for himself and the people. (1-21) Moses and Aaron bless the people, Fire cometh upon the altar from the Lord. (22-24)

Leviticus 10

The sin and death of Nadab and Abihu. (1,2) Aaron and his sons forbidden to mourn for Nadab and Abihu. (3-7) Wine forbidden to the priests when in the service of the tabernacle. (8-11) Of eating the holy things. (12-20)

Leviticus 11

What animals were clean and unclean.

Leviticus 12

Ceremonial purification.

Leviticus 13

Directions to the priest to judge concerning leprosy. (1-17) Further directions. (18-44) How the leper must be disposed of. (45,46) The leprosy in garments. (47-59)

Leviticus 14

Of declaring the leper to be clean. (1-9) The sacrifices to be offered by him. (10-32) The leprosy in a house. (33-53) Summary of the law concerning leprosy. (54-57)

Leviticus 15

Laws concerning ceremonial uncleanness.

Leviticus 16

The great day of atonement. (1-14) The sacrifices on it, The scape-goat. (15-34)

Leviticus 17

All sacrifices to be offered at the tabernacle. (1-9) Eating of blood, or of animals which died a natural death, forbidden. (10-16)

Leviticus 18

Unlawful marriages and fleshly lusts.

Leviticus 19

laws.

Leviticus 20

Law against sacrificing children to Moloch, Of children that curse their parents. (1-9) Laws repeated, Holiness enjoined. (10-27)

Leviticus 21

Laws concerning the priests.

Leviticus 22

Laws concerning the priests and sacrifices.

Leviticus 23

The feasts of the Lord, The Sabbath. (1-3) The Passover, The offering of first-fruits. (4-14) The feast of Pentecost. (15-22) The feast of Trumpets, The day of atonement. (23-32) The feast of Tabernacles. (33-44)

Leviticus 24

Oil for the lamps, The shew-bread. (1-9) The law of blasphemy, blasphemer is stoned. (10-23)

Leviticus 25

The sabbath of rest for the land in the seventh year. (1-7) The jubilee of the fiftieth year, Oppression forbidden. (8-22) Redemption of the land and houses. (23-34) Compassion towards the poor. (35-38) Laws respecting bondmen, Oppression forbidden. (39-55)

Leviticus 26

Promises upon keeping the precepts. (1-13) Threatenings against disobedience. (14-39) God promises to remember those that repent. (40-46)

Leviticus 27

The law concerning vows, Of persons and animals. (1-13) Vows concerning houses and land. (14-25) Devoted things not to be redeemed. (26-33) Conclusion. (34)

Numbers 1

The numbering of the Israelites. (1-43) The number of the people. (44-46) The Levites not numbered with the rest. (47-54)

Numbers 2

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Numbers 3

The sons of Aaron, The Levites taken instead of the first-born. (1-13) The Levites numbered by their families, Their duties. (14-39) The first-born are numbered. (40-51)

Numbers 4

The Levites’ service. (1-3) The duties of the Kohathites. (4-20) The duties of the Gershonites and Merarites. (21-33) The numbers of the serviceable Levites. (34-49)

Numbers 5

The unclean to be removed out of the camp, Restitution to be made for trespasses. (1-10) The trial of jealousy. (11-31)

Numbers 6

The law concerning the Nazarites. (1-21) The form of blessing the people. (22-27)

Numbers 7

The offerings of the princes at the dedication of the tabernacle. (1-9) The offerings of the princes at the dedication of the altar. (10-89)

Numbers 8

The lamps of the sanctuary. (1-4) Consecration of the Levites, and their service. (5-26)

Numbers 9

Of the Passover. (1-14) The removals of the Israelites. (15-23)

Numbers 10

The silver trumpets. (1-10) The Israelites remove from Sinai to Paran. (11-28) Hobab entreated by Moses to continue. (29-32) The blessing pronounced by Moses. (33-36)

Numbers 11

The burning at Taberah. (1-3) The people lust for flesh, and loathe the manna. (4-9) Moses complains of his charge. (10-15) Elders appointed to divide the charge. Flesh meat promised. (16-23) The Spirit rests on the elders. (24-30) Quails are given. (31-35)

Numbers 12

God rebukes the murmuring of Aaron and Miriam. (1-9) Miriam struck with leprosy, and healed at the prayer of Moses. (10-16)

Numbers 13

Twelve men sent to search the land of Canaan, Their instructions. (1-20) Their proceedings. (21-25) Their account of the land. (26-33)

Numbers 14

The people murmur at the account of the spies. (1-4) Joshua and Caleb labour to still the people. (5-10) The Divine threatenings, The intercession of Moses. (11-19) The murmurers forbidden to enter the promised land. (20-35) Death of the evil spies. (36-39) Defeat of the people, who now would invade the land. (40-45)

Numbers 15

The law of the meat-offering and the drink-offering The stranger under the same law. (1-21) The sacrifice for the sin of ignorance. (22-29) The punishment of presumption The sabbath-breaker stoned. (30-36) The law for fringes on garment. (37-41)

Numbers 16

The rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram Korah contends for the priesthood. (1-11) Disobedience of Dathan and Abiram. (12-15) The glory of the Lord appears The intercession of Moses and Aaron. (16-22) The earth swallows up Dathan and Abiram. (23-34) The company of Korah consumed. (35-40) The people murmur A plague sent. (41-50)

Numbers 17

Twelve rods laid up before the Lord. (1-7) Aaron’s rod buds, and is kept for a memorial. (8-13)

Numbers 18

The charge of the priests and Levites. (1-7) The priests’ portion. (8-19) The Levites’ portion. (20-32)

Numbers 19

The ashes of a heifer. (1-10) Used to purify the unclean. (11-22)

Numbers 20

The people come to Zin, They murmur for water, Moses directed to smite the rock, The infirmity of Moses and Aaron. (1-13) The Israelites are refused a passage through Edom. (14-21) Aaron reigns the priest’s office to Eleazar, and dies in mount Hor. (22-29)

Numbers 21

The Canaanites of Arad destroyed. (1-3) The people murmuring, are plagued with fiery serpents, They repenting, are healed through the brazen serpent. (4-9) Further journeys of the Israelites. (10-20) Sihon and Og overcome, Their land possessed. (21-35)

Numbers 22

Balak’s fear of Israel, He sends for Balaam. (1-14) Balaam goes to Balak. (15-21) The opposition to Balaam by the way. (22-35) Balaam and Balak meet. (36-41)

Numbers 23

Balak’s sacrifice, Balaam pronounces a blessing instead of a curse. (1-10) Balak’s disappointment, and second sacrifice, Balaam again blesses Israel. (11-30)

Numbers 24

Balaam, leaving divinations, prophesies the happiness of Israel. (1-9) Balak dismisses Balaam in anger. (10-14) Balaam’s prophecies. (15-25)

Numbers 25

The Israelites enticed by the daughters of Moab and Midian. (1-5) Phinehas puts Zimri and Cozbi to death. (6-15) The Midianites to be punished. (16-18)

Numbers 26

Numbering of Israel in the plains of Moab. (1-51) The division of the land. (52-56) Number of the Levites. (57-62) None remaining of the first numbering. (63-65)

Numbers 27

The daughters of Zelophehad apply for an inheritance, The law of inheritances. (1-11) Moses warned of his death. (12-14) Joshua appointed to succeed Moses. (15-23)

Numbers 28

Offerings, The daily sacrifice. (1-8) The offering on the sabbath and new moons. (9-15) Offerings at the passover, and on the day of first-fruits. (16-31)

Numbers 29

The offering at the feats of trumpets, and on the day of atonement. (1-11) Offerings at the feast of tabernacles. (12-40)

Numbers 30

Vows to be kept. (1,2) The cases wherein vows might be released. (3-16)

Numbers 31

War with Midian. (1-6) Balaam slain. (7-12) Those slain who caused sin. (13-38) Purification of the Israelites. (39-24) Division of the spoil. (25-47) Offerings. (48-54)

Numbers 32

The tribes of Reuben and Gad request an inheritance on the east of Jordan. (1-5) Moses reproves the Reubenites and Gadites. (6-15) They explain their views, Moses consents. (16-27) They take possession of the land to the east of Jordan. (28-42)

Numbers 33

Encampments of the Israelites. (1-49) The Canaanites to be destroyed. (50-56)

Numbers 34

The bounds of the promised land. (1-15) Those appointed to divide the land. (16-29)

Numbers 35

The cities of the Levites. (1-8) The cities of refuge, The laws about murder. (9-34)

Numbers 36

The inheritance of the daughters of Zelophehad. (1-4) The daughters of Zelophehad are to marry in their own tribe. (5-12) Conclusion. (13)

Deuteronomy 1

The words Moses spake to Israel in the plains of Moab, The promise of Canaan. (1-8) Judges provided for the people. (9-18) Of the sending the spies-God’s anger for their unbelief and disobedience. (19-46)

Deuteronomy 2

The Edomites to be spared. (1-7) The Moabites and Ammonites to be spared. (8-23) The Amorites to be destroyed. (24-37)

Deuteronomy 3

The conquest of Og king of Bashan. (1-11) The land of Gilead and Bashan. (12-20) Moses encourages Joshua. (21-29)

Deuteronomy 4

Earnest exhortations to obedience, and dissuasives from idolatry. (1-23) Warnings against disobedience, and promises of mercy. (24-40) Cities of refuge appointed. (41-49)

Deuteronomy 5

The covenant in Horeb. (1-5) The ten commandments repeated. (6-22) The request of the people that the law might be delivered through Moses. (23-33)

Deuteronomy 6

A persuasive to obedience. (1-3) An exhortation to obedience. (4,5) Obedience taught. (6-16) General precepts, Instructions to be given to their children. (17-25)

Deuteronomy 7

Intercourse with the Canaanites forbidden. (1-11) Promises if they were obedient. (12-26)

Deuteronomy 8

Exhortations and cautions, enforced by the Lord’s former dealings with Israel, and his promises. (1-9) Exhortations and cautions further enforced. (10-20)

Deuteronomy 9

The Israelites not to think their success came by their own worthiness. (1-6) Moses reminds the Israelites of their rebellions. (7-29)

Deuteronomy 10

God’s mercies to Israel after their rebellion. (1-11) An exhortation to obedience. (12-22)

Deuteronomy 11

The great work God wrought for Israel. (1-7) Promises and threatenings. (8-17) Careful study of God’s word requisite. (18-25) The blessings and the curse set forth. (26-32)

Deuteronomy 12

Monuments of idolatry to be destroyed. (1-4) The place of God’s service to be kept. (5-32)

Deuteronomy 13

Enticers to idolatry to be put to death. (1-5) Relations who entice to idolatry not to be spared. (6-11) Idolatrous cities not to be spared. (12-18)

Deuteronomy 14

The Israelites to distinguish themselves from other nations. (1-21) Respecting the application of tithes. (22-29)

Deuteronomy 15

The year of release. (1-11) Concerning the release of servants. (12-18) Respecting the firstlings of cattle. (19-23)

Deuteronomy 16

The yearly feasts. (1-17) Of judges, Groves and images forbidden. (18-22)

Deuteronomy 17

All sacrifices to be perfect, Idolaters must be slain. (1-7) Difficult controversies. (8-13) The choice of a king, His duties. (14-20)

Deuteronomy 18

A provision respecting Levites. (1-8) The abominations of the Canaanites to be avoided. (9-14) Christ the great Prophet. (15-22)

Deuteronomy 19

The cities of refuge, The man-slayer, The murderer. (1-13) Landmarks not to be removed. (14) The punishment of false witnesses. (15-21)

Deuteronomy 20

Exhortation and proclamation respecting those who went to war. (1-9) Peace to be offered, What cities were to be devoted. (10-20)

Deuteronomy 21

The expiation of uncertain murder. (1-9) Respecting a captive taken to wife. (10-14) The first-born not to be disinherited for private affection. (15-17) A stubborn son to be stoned. (18-21) Malefactors not to be left hanging all night. (22,23)

Deuteronomy 22

Of humanity towards brethren. (1-4) Various precepts. (5-12) Against impurity. (13-30)

Deuteronomy 23

Who are shut out from the congregation. (1-8) Cleanliness enjoined. (15-25) Of fugitive servants, Usury, and other precepts. (9-14)

Deuteronomy 24

Of divorce. (1-4) Of new-married persons, Of man-stealers, Of pledges. (5-13) Of justice and generosity. (14-22)

Deuteronomy 25

Extent of punishment. (1-3) The ox that treadeth the corn. (4) Marriage of a brother’s wife. (5-12) Of unjust weights. (13-16) War against Amalek. (17-19)

Deuteronomy 26

Confession in offering the first-fruits. (1-11) The prayer after disposal of the third year’s tithe. (12-15) The covenant between God and the people. (16-19)

Deuteronomy 27

The law to be written on stones in the promised land. (1-10) The curses to be pronounced on mount Ebal. (11-26)

Deuteronomy 28

The blessings for obedience. (1-14) The curses for disobedience. (15-44) Their ruin, if disobedient. (45-68)

Deuteronomy 29

Moses calls Israel’s mercies to remembrance. (1-9) The Divine wrath on those who flatter themselves in their wickedness. (10-21) The ruin of the Jewish nation. (22-28) Secret things belong unto God. (29)

Deuteronomy 30

Mercies promised to the repentant. (1-10) The commandment manifest. (11-14) Death and life set before them. (15-20)

Deuteronomy 31

Moses encourages the people, and Joshua. (1-8) The law to be read every seventh year. (9-13) The Israelites’ apostacy foretold, A song given to be witness against them. (14-22) The law delivered to the Levites. (22-30)

Deuteronomy 32

The song of Moses. (1,2) The character of God, The character of Israel. (3-6) The great things God had done for Israel. (7-14) The wickedness of Israel. (19-25) The judgments which would come upon them for their sins. (15-18) Deserved vengeance withheld. (26-38) God’s deliverance for his people. (39-43) The exhortation with which the song was delivered. (44-47) Moses to go up mount Nebo to die. (48-52)

Deuteronomy 33

The glorious majesty of God. (1-5) The blessings of the twelve tribes. (6-23) Strength to believers. (24,25) The excellency of Israel. (26-29)

Deuteronomy 34

Moses views the promised land from mount Nebo. (1-4) The death and burial of Moses, The mourning of the people. (5-8) Joshua succeeds Moses, The praise of Moses. (9-12)

Joshua 1

The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses. (1-4) God promises to assist Joshua. (5-9) Preparation to pass over Jordan. (10-15) The people promise to obey Joshua. (16-18)

Joshua 2

Rahab receives and hides two Israelites. (1-7) Rahab and the spies. (8-21) The return of the spies. (22-24)

Joshua 3

The Israelites come to Jordan. (1-6) The Lord encourages joshua-Joshua encourages the people. (7-13) The Israelites pass through Jordan on dry land. (14-17)

Joshua 4

Stones taken out of Jordan. (1-9) The people pass through Jordan. (10-19) The twelve stones placed in Gilgal. (20-24)

Joshua 5

The Canaanites are afraid, Circumcision renewed. (1-9) The passover at Gilgal The manna ceases. (10-12) The Captain of the Lord’s host appears to Joshua. (13-15)

Joshua 6

The siege of Jericho. (1-5) The city is compassed. (6-16) Jericho is taken, Rahab and her family are saved. (17-27)

Joshua 7

The Israelites smitten at Ai. (1-5) Joshua’s humiliation and prayer. (6-9) God instructs Joshua what to do. (10-5) Achan is detected, He is destroyed. (16-26)

Joshua 8

God encourages Joshua. (1,2) The taking of Ai. (3-22) The destruction of Ai and its king. (23-29) The law read on Ebal and Gerizim. (30-35)

Joshua 9

The kings combine against Israel. (1,2) The Gibeonites apply for peace. (3-13) They obtain peace, but are soon detected. (14-21) The Gibeonites are to be bondmen. (22-27)

Joshua 10

Five kings war against Gibeon. (1-6) Joshua succours Gibeon The sun and moon stand still. (7-14) The kings are taken, their armies defeated, and they are put to death. (15-27) Seven other kings defeated and slain. (28-43)

Joshua 11

Divers kings overcome at the waters of Merom. (1-9) Hazor is taken and burned. (10-14) All that country subdued, The Anakims cut off. (15-23)

Joshua 12

The two kings conquered by Moses. (1-6) The kings whom Joshua smote. (7-24)

Joshua 13

Bounds of the land not yet conquered. (1-6) Inheritance of Reuben. (7-33)

Joshua 14

The nine tribes and a half to have their inheritance. (1-5) Caleb obtains Hebron. (6-15)

Joshua 15

The borders of the lot of Judah. (1-12) Caleb’s portion, His daughter’s blessing. (13-19) The cities of Judah. (20-63)

Joshua 16

The sons of Joseph

Joshua 17

The lot of Manasseh. (1-6) The boundaries of Manasseh, The Canaanites not driven out. (7-13) Joseph desires a larger portion. (14-18)

Joshua 18

The tabernacle set up at Shiloh. (1) The remainder of the land described and divided. (2-10) The boundaries of Benjamin. (11-28)

Joshua 19

The lot of Simeon. (1-9) The lot of Zebulun. (10-16) The lot of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and Dan. (17-51)

Joshua 20

The law concerning the cities of refuge. (1-6) The cities appointed as refuges. (7-9)

Joshua 21

Cities for the Levites. (1-8) The cities allotted to the Levites. (9-42) God gave the land and rest to the Israelites, according to his promise. (43-45)

Joshua 22

Reuben and Gad, with the half tribe of Manasseh, dismissed to their homes. (1-9) They build an altar of testimony, The congregation offended thereat. (10-20) The answer of the Reubenites. (21-29) The children of Israel satisfied. (30-34)

Joshua 23

Joshua’s exhortation before his death. (1-10) Joshua warns the people of idolatry. (11-16)

Joshua 24

God’s benefits to their fathers. (1-14) Joshua renews the covenant between the people and God. (15-28) Joshua’s death, Joseph’s bones buried, The state of Israel. (29-33)

Judges 1

Proceedings of the tribes of Judah and Simeon. (1-8) Hebron and other cities taken. (9-20) The proceedings of other tribes. (21-36)

Judges 2

The angel of the Lord rebukes the people. (1-5) The wickedness of the new generation after Joshua. (6-23)

Judges 3

The nations left to prove Israel. (1-7) Othniel delivers Israel. (8-11) Ehud delivers Israel from Eglon. (12-30) Shamgar delivers and judges Israel. (31)

Judges 4

Israel again revolts, and is oppressed by Jabin. (1-3) Deborah concerts their deliverance with Barak. (4-9) Sisera defeated. (10-16) Sisera put to death by Jael. (17-24)

Judges 5

Praise and glory ascribed to God. (1-5) The distress and deliverance of Israel. (6-11) Some commended, others censured. (12-23) Sisera’s mother disappointed. (24-31)

Judges 6

Israel oppressed by Midianites. (1-6) Israel rebuked by a prophet. (7-10) Gideon set to deliver Israel. (11-24) Gideon destroys Baal’s altar. (25-32) Signs given him. (33-40)

Judges 7

Gideon’s army reduced. (1-8) Gideon is encouraged. (9-15) The defeat of the Midianites. (16-22) The Ephraimites take Oreb and Zeeb. (23-25)

Judges 8

Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites. (1-3) Succoth and Penuel refuse to relieve Gideon. (4-12) Succoth and Penuel punished. (13-17) Gideon avenges his brethren. (18-21) Gideon declines the government, but given occasion for idolatry. (22-28) Gideon’s death, Israel’s ingratitude. (29-35)

Judges 9

Abimelech murders his brethren, and is made king. (1-6) Jotham rebukes the Shechemites. (7-21) The Shechemites conspire against Abimelech. (22-29) Abimelech destroys Shechem. (30-49) Abimelech slain. (50-57)

Judges 10

Tola and Jair judge Israel. (1-5) The Philistines and Ammonites oppress Israel. (6-9) Israel’s repentance. (10-18)

Judges 11

Jephtah and the Gileadites. (1-11) He attempts to make peace. (12-28) Jephthah’s vow. He vanquishes the Ammonites. (29-40)

Judges 12

Ephraimites quarrel with Jephthah. (1-7) Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon judge Israel. (8-15)

Judges 13

The Philistines, Samson announced. (1-7) The angel appears to Manoah. (8-14) Manoah’s sacrifice. (15-23) Birth of Samson. (24,25)

Judges 14

Samson desires a wife of the Philistines. (1-4) Samson kills a lion. (5-9) Samson’s riddle. (10-20)

Judges 15

Samson is denied his wife, He smites the Philistines. (1-8) Samson kills a thousand of the Philistines with a jaw-bone. (9-17) His distress from thirst. (18-20)

Judges 16

Samson’s escape from Gaza. (1-3) Samson enticed to declare his strength lay. (4-17) The Philistines take Samson, and put out his eyes. (18-21) Samson’s strength is renewed. (22-24) He destroys many of the Philistines. (25-31)

Judges 17

The beginning of idolatry in Israel, Micah and his mother. (1-6) Micah hires a Levite to be his priest. (7-13)

Judges 18

The Danites seek to enlarge their inheritance, and rob Micah.

Judges 19

The wickedness of the men of Gibeah.

Judges 20

The tribe of Benjamin nearly extirpated.

Judges 21

The Israelites lament for the Benjamites.

Ruth 1

Elimelech and his sons die in the land of Moab. (1-5) Naomi returns home. (6-14) Orpah stays behind, but Ruth goes with Naomi. (15-18) They come to Bethlehem. (19-22)

Ruth 2

Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz. (1-3) The kindness of Boaz to Ruth. (4-16) Ruth returns to her mother-in-law. (17-23)

Ruth 3

The directions given to Ruth by Naomi. (1-5) Boaz acknowledges the duty of a kinsman. (6-13) Ruth’s return to her mother-in-law. (14-18)

Ruth 4

The kinsman refuses to redeem Ruth’s inheritance. (1-8) Boaz marries Ruth. (9-12) Birth of Obed. (13-22)

1 Samuel 1

Elkanah and his family. (1-8) Hannah’s prayer. (9-18) Samuel, Hannah presents him to the Lord. (19-28)

1 Samuel 2

Hannah’s song of thanksgiving. (1-10) The wickedness of Eli’s sons, Samuel’s ministry. (11-26) The prophecy against Eli’s family. (27-36)

1 Samuel 3

The word of the Lord first revealed to Samuel. (1-10) God tells Samuel the destruction of Eli’s house. (11-18) Samuel established to be a prophet. (19-21)

1 Samuel 4

The Israelites overcome by the Philistines. (1-9) The ark taken. (10,11) The death of Eli. (12-18) The birth of Ichabod. (19-22)

1 Samuel 5

Dagon is broken before the ark. (1-5) The Philistine smitten. (6-12)

1 Samuel 6

The Philistines consult how to send back the ark. (1-9) They bring it to Bethshemesh. (10-18) The people smitten for looking into the ark. (19-21)

1 Samuel 7

The ark removed to Kirjath-jearim. (1-4) The Israelites solemnly repent. (5,6) The Lord discomfits the Philistines. (7-12) They are subdued, Samuel judges Israel. (13-17)

1 Samuel 8

The evil government of Samuel’s sons. (1-3) The Israelites ask for a king. (4-9) The manner of a king. (10-22)

1 Samuel 9

Saul is brought to Samuel. (1-10) Samuel told concerning Saul. (11-17) Samuel’s treatment of Saul. (18-27)

1 Samuel 10

Samuel anoints Saul. (1-8) Saul prophesies. (9-16) Saul chosen king. (17-27)

1 Samuel 11

Jabesh-gilead delivered. (1-11) Saul confirmed in his kingdom. (12-15)

1 Samuel 12

Samuel testifies his integrity. (1-5) Samuel reproves the people. (6-15) Thunder sent in harvest time. (16-25)

1 Samuel 13

The invasion of the Philistines. (1-7) Saul sacrifices, He is reproved by Samuel. (8-14) The policy of the Philistines. (15-23)

1 Samuel 14

Jonathan smites the Philistines. (1-15) Their defeat. (16-23) Saul forbids the people to eat till evening. (24-35) Jonathan pointed out by lot. (36-46) Saul’s family. (47-52)

1 Samuel 15

Saul sent to destroy Amalek. (1-9) Saul excuses and commends himself. (10-23) Saul’s imperfect humiliation. (24-31) Agag put to death, Samuel and Saul part. (32-35)

1 Samuel 16

Samuel sent to Bethlehem to Jesse. (1-5) David is anointed. (6-13) Saul troubled with an evil spirit, is quieted by David. (14-23)

1 Samuel 17

Goliath’s challenge. (1-11) David comes to the camp. (12-30) David undertakes to fight Goliath. (31-39) and goes to meet him. (40-47) He kills Goliath. (48-58)

1 Samuel 18

Jonathan’s friendship for David. (1-5) Saul seeks to kill David. (6-11) Saul’s fear of David. (12-30)

1 Samuel 19

Jonathan reconciles his father to David, Saul again tries to slay him. (1-10) David flees to Samuel. (11-24)

1 Samuel 20

David consults Jonathan. (1-10) Jonathan’s covenant with David. (11-23) Saul, missing David, seeks to kill Jonathan. (24-34) Jonathan takes leave of David. (35-42)

1 Samuel 21

David with Ahimelech. (1-9) David at Gath feigns himself mad. (10-15)

1 Samuel 22

David at Adullam, Many resort to him. (1-5) Saul destroys the priests of Nob. (6-19) Abiathar escapes to David. (20-23)

1 Samuel 23

David rescues Keilah. (1-6) God warns him to escape from Keilah. (7-13) Jonathan comforts David. (14-18) He is rescued from Saul by an invasion of the Philistines. (19-29)

1 Samuel 24

David spares Saul’s life. (1-7) David shows his innocence. (8-15) Saul acknowledges his fault. (16-22)

1 Samuel 25

Death of Samuel. (1) David’s request; Nabal’s churlish refusal. (2-11) David’s intention to destroy Nabal. (12-17) Abigail takes a present to David. (18-31) He is pacified, Nabal dies. (32-39) David takes Abigail to wife. (39-44)

1 Samuel 26

Saul goes after David, who again spares Saul’s life. (1-12) David exhorts Saul. (13-20) Saul acknowledges his sin. (21-25)

1 Samuel 27

David retires to Gath. (1-7) David deceives Achish. (8-12)

1 Samuel 28

Achish puts confidence in David, Saul’s fear. (1-6) Saul consults a witch at Endor. (7-19) Saul’s terror. (20-25)

1 Samuel 29

David objected to by the Philistines. (1-5) He is dismissed by Achish. (6-11)

1 Samuel 30

Ziklag spoiled by the Amalekites. (1-6) David overtakes the Amalekites. (7-15) He recovers what had been lost. (16-20) David’s distribution of the spoil. (21-31)

1 Samuel 31

Saul’s defeat and death. (1-7) Saul’s body rescued by the men of Jabesh-gilead. (8-13)

2 Samuel 1

Tidings brought to David of the death of Saul. (1-10) The Amalekite is put to death. (11-16) David’s lamentation for Saul and Jonathan. (17-27)

2 Samuel 2

David made king in Hebron. (1-7) Abner makes Ishbosheth king Battle between Abner’s men and those of Joab. (8-17) Asahel slain by Abner: 25-32. Both parties retreat. (18-24)

2 Samuel 3

David’s power increases His family. (1-6) Abner revolts to David. (7-21) Joab kills Abner David mourns for him. (22-39)

2 Samuel 4

Ishbosheth murdered. (1-7) David puts to death the murderers. (8-12)

2 Samuel 5

David king over all Israel. (1-5) He takes the strong-hold of Zion. (6-10) David’s kingdom established. (11-16) He defeats the Philistines. (17-25)

2 Samuel 6

The ark removed from Kirjath-jearim. (1-5) Uzzah smitten for touching the ark, Obed-edom blessed. (6-11) David brings the ark to Zion. (12-19) Michal’s ill conduct. (20-23)

2 Samuel 7

David’s care for the ark. (1-3) God’s covenant with David. (4-17) His prayer and thanksgiving. (18-29)

2 Samuel 8

David subdues the Philistines, the Moabites, and the Syrians. (1-8) The spoil dedicated. (9-14) David’s government and officers. (15-18)

2 Samuel 9

David sends for Mephibosheth. (1-8) And provides for him. (9-13)

2 Samuel 10

David’s messengers ill-treated by Hanun. (1-5) The Ammonites defeated. (6-14) The Syrians defeated. (15-19)

2 Samuel 11

David’s adultery. (1-5) He tries to conceal his crime. (6-13) Uriah murdered. (14-27)

2 Samuel 12

Nathan’s parable-David confesses his sin. (1-14) The birth of Solomon. (15-25) David’s severity to the Ammonites. (26-31)

2 Samuel 13

Ammon’s violence to his sister. (1-20) Absalom murders his brother Ammon. (21-29) David’s grief, Absalom flees to Geshur. (30-39)

2 Samuel 14

Joab procures Absalom’s recall. (1-20) Absalom recalled. (21-24) His personal beauty. (25-27) He is admitted to his father’s presence. (28-33)

2 Samuel 15

Absalom’s ambition. (1-6) His conspiracy. (7-12) David leaves Jerusalem. (13-23) David sends back the ark. (24-30) He prays against Ahithophel’s counsel. (31-37)

2 Samuel 16

Ziba’s falsehood. (1-4) David cursed by Shimei. (5-14) Ahithophel’s counsel. (15-23)

2 Samuel 17

Ahithophel’s counsel overthrown. (1-21) He hangs himself, Absalom pursues David. (22-29)

2 Samuel 18

Absalom’s army defeated. (1-8) He is slain. (9-18) David’s over-sorrow. (19-33)

2 Samuel 19

Joab causes David to cease mourning. (1-8) David returns to Jordan. (9-15) He pardons Shimei. (16-23) Mephibosheth excused. (24-30) David’s parting with Barzillai. (31-39) Israel quarrels with Judah. (40-43)

2 Samuel 20

Sheba’s rebellion. (1-3) Amasa slain by Joab. (4-13) Sheba takes refuge in Abel. (14-22) David’s officers. (23-26)

2 Samuel 21

The Gibeonites avenged. (1-9) Rizpah’s care for the bodies of Saul’s descendants. (10-14) Battles with the Philistines. (15-22)

2 Samuel 22

David’s psalm of thanksgiving.

2 Samuel 23

David’s last words. (1-7) David’s mighty men. (8-39)

2 Samuel 24

David numbers the people. (1-9) He chooses the pestilence. (10-15) The staying the pestilence. (16,17) David’s sacrifice, The plague removed. (18-25)

1 Kings 1

David’s declining age. (1-4) Adonijah aspires to the throne. (5-10) David makes Solomon king. (11-31) Solomon is anointed king, and Adonijah’s usurpation stopped. (32-53)

1 Kings 2

David’s dying charge to Solomon. (1-4) David’s charge as to Joab and others. (5-11) Solomon reigns, Adonijah aspiring to the throne is put to death. (12-25) Abiathar banished, Joab put to death. (26-34) Shimei is put to death. (35-46)

1 Kings 3

Solomon’s marriage. (1-4) His vision, His prayer for wisdom. (5-15) The judgment of Solomon. (16-28)

1 Kings 4

Solomon’s court. (1-19) Solomon’s dominions, His daily provision. (20-28) The wisdom of Solomon. (29-34)

1 Kings 5

Solomon’s agreement with Hiram. (1-9) Solomon’s workmen for the temple. (10-18)

1 Kings 6

The building of Solomon’s temple. (1-10) Promise given concerning the temple. (11-14) Particulars respecting the temple. (15-38)

1 Kings 7

Solomon’s buildings. (1-12) Furniture of the temple. (13-47) Vessels of gold. (48-51)

1 Kings 8

The dedication of the temple. (1-11) The occasion. (12-21) Solomon’s prayer. (22-53) His blessing and exhortation. (54-61) Solomon’s peace-offerings. (62-66)

1 Kings 9

God’s answer to Solomon. (1-9) The presents of Solomon and Hiram. (10-14) Solomon’s buildings, His trade. (15-28)

1 Kings 10

The queen of Sheba’s visit to Solomon. (1-13) Solomon’s wealth. (14-29)

1 Kings 11

Solomon’s wives and concubines, His idolatry. (1-8) God’s anger. (9-13) Solomon’s adversaries. (14-25) Jeroboam’s promotion. (26-40) The death of Solomon. (41-43)

1 Kings 12

Rehoboam’s accession, The people’s petition, His rough answer. (1-15) Ten tribes revolt. (16-24) Jeroboam’s idolatry. (25-33)

1 Kings 13

Jeroboam’s sin reproved. (1-10) The prophet deceived. (11-22) The disobedient prophet is slain, Jeroboam’s obstinacy. (23-34)

1 Kings 14

Abijah being sick, his mother consults Ahijah. (1-6) The destruction of Jeroboam’s house. (7-20) Rehoboam’s wicked reign. (21-31)

1 Kings 15

Wicked reign of Abijam, king of Judah. (1-8) Good reign of Asa, king of Judah. (9-24) The evil reigns of Nadab and Baasha in Israel. (25-34)

1 Kings 16

The reigns of Baasha and Elah in Israel. (1-14) Reigns of Zimri and Omri in Israel. (15-28) Ahab’s wickedness, Hiel rebuilds Jericho. (29-34)

1 Kings 17

Elijah fed by ravens. (1-7) Elijah sent to Zarephath. (8-16) Elijah raises the widow’s son to life. (17-24)

1 Kings 18

Elijah sends Ahab notice of his coming. (1-16) Elijah meets Ahab. (17-20) Elijah’s trial of the false prophets. (21-40) Elijah, by prayer, obtains rain. (41-46)

1 Kings 19

Elijah flees to the wilderness. (1-8) God manifests himself to Elijah. (9-13) God’s answer to Elijah. (14-18) The call of Elisha. (19-21)

1 Kings 20

Benhadad besieges Samaria. (1-11) Benhadad’s defeat. (12-21) The Syrians again defeated. (22-30) Ahab makes peace with Benhadad. (31-43)

1 Kings 21

Ahab covets Naboth’s vineyard. (1-4) Naboth murdered by Jezebel. (5-16) Elijah denounces judgments against Ahab. (17-29)

1 Kings 22

Jehoshaphat makes a league with Ahab. (1-14) Micaiah predicts the death of Ahab. (15-28) Death of Ahab. (29-40) Jehoshaphat’s good reign over Judah. (41-50) Ahaziah’s evil reign over Israel. (51-53)

2 Kings 1

The revolt of Moab-Sickness of Ahaziah, king of Israel. (1-8) Fire called from heaven by Elijah-Death of Ahaziah. (9-18)

2 Kings 2

Elijah divides Jordan. (1-8) Elijah is taken up into heaven. (9-12) Elisha is manifested to be Elijah’s successor. (13-18) Elisha heals the waters of Jericho, Those that mocked Elisha destroyed. (19-25)

2 Kings 3

Jehoram, king of Israel. (1-5) War with Moab, The intercession of Elisha. (6-19) Water supplied, Moab overcome. (20-27)

2 Kings 4

Elisha multiplies the widow’s oil. (1-7) The Shunammite obtains a son. (8-17) The Shunammite’s son restored to life. (18-37) The miracle of healing the pottage, and of feeding the sons of the prophets. (38-44)

2 Kings 5

Naaman’s leprosy. (1-8) The cure of it. (9-14) Elisha refuses Naaman’s gifts. (15-19) Gehazi’s covetousness and falsehood. (20-27)

2 Kings 6

The sons of the prophets enlarge their habitations, Iron made to swim. (1-7) Elisha discloses the counsels of the Syrians. (8-12) Syrians sent to seize Elisha. (13-23) Samaria besieged, A famine, The king sends to slay Elisha. (24-33)

2 Kings 7

Elisha prophesies plenty. (1,2) The flight of the Syrian army. (3-11) Samaria plentifully supplied. (12-20)

2 Kings 8

A famine in Israel, The Shunammite obtains her land. (1-6) Elisha consulted by Hazael, Death of Benhadad. (7-15) Jehoram’s wicked reign in Judah. (16-24) Ahaziah’s wicked reign in Judah. (25-29)

2 Kings 9

Elisha sends to anoint Jehu. (1-10) Jehu and the captains. (11-15) Joram and Ahaziah slain by Jehu. (16-29) Jezebel eaten by dogs. (30-37)

2 Kings 10

Ahab’s sons and Ahaziah’s brethren put to death. (1-14) Jehu destroys the worshippers of Baal. (15-28) Jehu follows Jeroboam’s sins. (29-36)

2 Kings 11

Athaliah usurps the government of Judah, Jehoash made king. (1-12) Athaliah put to death. (13-16) The worship of the Lord restored. (17-21)

2 Kings 12

Jehoash orders the repair of the temple. (1-16) He is slain by his servants. (17-21)

2 Kings 13

Reign of Jehoahaz. (1-9) Jehoash, king of Israel, Elisha dying. (10-19) Elisha’s death, The victories of Jehoash. (20-25)

2 Kings 14

Amaziah’s good reign. (1-7) Amaziah provokes Jehoash king of Israel, and is overcome. (8-14) He is slain by conspirators. (15-22) Wicked reign of Jeroboam II. (23-29)

2 Kings 15

Reign of Azariah, or Uzziah, king of Judah. (1-7) The latter kings of Israel. (8-31) Jotham, king of Judah. (32-38)

2 Kings 16

Ahaz, king of Judah, His wicked reign. (1-9) Ahaz takes a pattern from an idol’s altar. (10-16) Ahaz spoils the temple. (17-20)

2 Kings 17

Reign of Hoshea in Israel, The israelites carried captives by the Assyrians. (1-6) Captivity of the Israelites. (7-23) The nations placed in the land of Israel. (24-41)

2 Kings 18

Good reign of Hezekiah in Judah, Idolatry. (1-8) Sennacherib invades Judah. (9-16) Rabshakeh’s blasphemies. (17-37)

2 Kings 19

Hezekiah receives an answer of peace. (1-7) Sennacherib’s letter. (8-19) His fall is prophesied. (20-34) The Assyrian army destroyed, Sennacherib slain. (35-37)

2 Kings 20

Hezekiah’s sickness, His recovery in answer to prayer. (1-11) Hezekiah shows his treasures to the ambassadors from Babylon, His death. (12-21)

2 Kings 21

Wicked reign of Manasseh. (1-9) The prophetic denunciations against Judah. (10-18) Wicked reign and death of Amon. (19-26)

2 Kings 22

Josiah’s good reign, His care for repairing the temple, The book of the law found. (1-10) Josiah consults Huldah the prophetess. (11-20)

2 Kings 23

Josiah reads the law, and renews the covenant. (1-3) He destroys idolatry. (4-14) The reformation extended to Israel, A passover kept. (15-24) Josiah slain by Pharaoh-nechoh. (25-30) Wicked reigns of Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim. (31-37)

2 Kings 24

Jehoiakim subdued by Nebuchadnezzar. (1-7) Jehoiachim captive in Babylon. (8-20)

2 Kings 25

Jerusalem besieged, Zedekiah taken. (1-7) The temple burnt, The people carried into captivity. (8-21) The rest of the Jews flee into Egypt, Evil-merodach relieves the captivity of Jehoiachin. (22-30)

1 Chronicles 1

Genealogies, Adam to Abraham. (1-27) The descendants of Abraham. (28-54)

1 Chronicles 2

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 3

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 4

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 5

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 6

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 7

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 8

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 9

Genealogies.

1 Chronicles 10

The death of Saul.

1 Chronicles 11

David raised to the throne. (1-9) A list of David’s mighty men. (10-47)

1 Chronicles 12

Those who came to David at Ziklag. (1-22) Those who came to Hebron. (23-40)

1 Chronicles 13

David consults about the ark. (1-5) The removal of the ark. (6-14)

1 Chronicles 14

David’s victories.

1 Chronicles 15

Preparations for the removal of the ark. (1-24) The removal of the ark. (25-29)

1 Chronicles 16

The solemnity with which the ark was fixed. (1-6) David’s psalm of praise. (7-36) Setting in order the worship of God. (37-43)

1 Chronicles 17

David’s purposes; God’s gracious promises.

1 Chronicles 18

David’s victories.

1 Chronicles 19

David’s wars.

1 Chronicles 20

David’s wars.

1 Chronicles 21

David’s numbering the people.

1 Chronicles 22

David’s preparations for the temple. (1-5) David’s instructions to Solomon. (6-16) The prices commanded to assist. (17-19)

1 Chronicles 23

David declares Solomon his successor. (1-23) The office of the Levites. (24-32)

1 Chronicles 24

The divisions of the priests and Levites.

1 Chronicles 25

The singers and musicians.

1 Chronicles 26

The offices of the Levites.

1 Chronicles 27

David’s military force. (1-15) Princes and officers. (16-34)

1 Chronicles 28

David exhorts the people to the fear of the Lord. (1-10) He gives instructions for the temple. (11-21)

1 Chronicles 29

David induces the princes and people to offer willingly. (1-9) His thanksgiving and prayer. (10-19) Solomon enthroned. (20-25) David’s reign and death. (26-30)

2 Chronicles 1

Solomon’s choice of wisdom, His strength and wealth.

2 Chronicles 2

Solomon’s message to Huram respecting the temple, His treaty with Huram.

2 Chronicles 3

The building of the temple.

2 Chronicles 4

The furniture of the temple.

2 Chronicles 5

The ark placed in the temple. (1-10) The temple filled with glory. (11-14)

2 Chronicles 6

Solomon’s prayer at the dedication of the temple.

2 Chronicles 7

God’s answer to Solomon’s prayer.

2 Chronicles 8

Solomon’s buildings and trade.

2 Chronicles 9

The queen of Sheba. (1-12) Solomon’s riches, and his death. (13-31)

2 Chronicles 10

The ten tribes revolt from Rehoboam.

2 Chronicles 11

Rehoboam forbidden to war against Israel. (1-12) The priests and Levites find refuge in Judah. (13-23)

2 Chronicles 12

Rehoboam, forsaking the Lord, is punished.

2 Chronicles 13

Abijah overcomes Jeroboam.

2 Chronicles 14

Asa’s piety, He strengthens his kingdom.

2 Chronicles 15

The people make a solemn covenant with God.

2 Chronicles 16

Asa seeks the aid of the Syrians, His death.

2 Chronicles 17

Jehoshaphat promotes religion in Judah, His prosperity.

2 Chronicles 18

Jehoshaphat’s alliance with Ahab.

2 Chronicles 19

Jehoshaphat visits his kingdom.

2 Chronicles 20

The danger and distress of Judah. (1-13) Jahaziel’s prophecy of victory. (14-19) The thanksgiving of Judah. (20-30) Jehoshaphat’s alliance with Ahaziah. (31-37)

2 Chronicles 21

The wicked reign of Jehoram. (1-11) Jehoram’s miserable end. (12-20)

2 Chronicles 22

The reign of Ahaziah, Athaliah destroys the royal family.

2 Chronicles 23

Joash crowned, and Athaliah slain.

2 Chronicles 24

Joash, of Judah, The temple repaired. (1-14) Joash falls into idolatry, He is slain by his servants. (15-27)

2 Chronicles 25

Amaziah, king of Judah. (1-13) Amaziah worships the idols of Edom. (14-16) Amaziah’s rash challenge. (17-28)

2 Chronicles 26

Uzziah’s good reign in Judah. (1-15) Uzziah’s attempt to burn incense. (16-23)

2 Chronicles 27

Jotham’s reign in Judah.

2 Chronicles 28

The wicked reign of Ahaz in Judah.

2 Chronicles 29

Hezekiah’s good reign in Judah. (1-19) Hezekiah’s sacrifice of atonement. (20-36)

2 Chronicles 30

Hezekiah’s passover. (1-12) The passover celebrated. (13-20) The feast of unleavened bread. (21-27)

2 Chronicles 31

Hezekiah destroys idolatry.

2 Chronicles 32

The invasion of Sennacherib, His defeat. (1-23) Hezekiah’s sickness, His prosperous reign, and death. (24-33)

2 Chronicles 33

Manasseh’s and repentance. (1-20) Amon’s wicked reign in Judah. (21-25)

2 Chronicles 34

Josiah’s good reign in Judah.

2 Chronicles 35

The passover kept by Josiah. (1-19) Josiah slain in battle. (20-27)

2 Chronicles 36

The destruction of Jerusalem. (1-21) The proclamation of Cyrus. (22,23)

Ezra 1

The proclamation of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the temple. (1-4) The people provide for their return. (5-11)

Ezra 2

The numbers that returned. (1-35) The numbers of the priests and Levites. (36-63) The offerings for the temple. (64-70)

Ezra 3

The altar and festivals. (1-7) The foundations of the temple laid. (8-13)

Ezra 4

The adversaries of the temple. (1-5) The building of the temple is hindered. (6-24)

Ezra 5

The leaders forward the building of the temple. (1,2) Letter against the Jews. (3-17)

Ezra 6

The decree for completing the temple. (1-12) The temple is finished. (13-22)

Ezra 7

Ezra goes up to Jerusalem. (1-10) The commission to Ezra. (11-26) Ezra blesses God for his favour. (27,28)

Ezra 8

The companions of Ezra. (1-20) Ezra implores God’s blessing. (21-23) Treasures committed to the priests. (24-30) Ezra arrives at Jerusalem. (31-36)

Ezra 9

Ezra mourns for the Jews’ conduct. (1-4) Ezra’s confession of sins. (5-15)

Ezra 10

Ezra encourages to reformation. (1-5) He assembles the people. (6-14) Reformation effected. (15-44)

Nehemiah 1

Nehemiah’s distress for the misery of Jerusalem, His prayer.

Nehemiah 2

Nehemiah’s request to the king. (1-8) Nehemiah comes to Jerusalem. (9-18) The opposition of the adversaries. (19,20)

Nehemiah 3

The rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 4

Opposition of Sanballat and others. (1-6) The designs of the adversaries. (7-15) Nehemiah’s precautions. (16-23)

Nehemiah 5

The Jews complain of grievances. (1-5) Nehemiah redresses the grievances. (6-13) Nehemiah’s forbearance. (14-19)

Nehemiah 6

Sanballat’s plot to hinder Nehemiah. (1-9) False prophets try to frighten Nehemiah. (10-14) The wall finished, Treachery of some among the Jews. (15-19)

Nehemiah 7

The city committed to Hananiah. (1-4) Register of those that first returned. (5-73)

Nehemiah 8

The reading and expounding the law. (1-8) The people called upon to be joyful. (9-12) The feast of tabernacles, The joy of the people. (13-18)

Nehemiah 9

A solemn fast. (1-3) Prayer and confession of sin. (4-38)

Nehemiah 10

The covenant, Those who signed it. (1-31) Their engagement to sacred rites. (32-39)

Nehemiah 11

The distribution of the people.

Nehemiah 12

The priests and Levites that returned. (1-26) The dedication of the wall. (27-43) The officers of the temple settled. (44-47)

Nehemiah 13

Nehemiah turns out the mixed multitude. (1-9) Nehemiah’s reform in the house of God. (10-14) Sabbath-breaking restrained. (15-22) The dismissal of strange wives. (23-31)

Esther 1

The royal feast of Ahasuerus. (1-9) Vashti’s refusal to appear, The king’s decree. (10-22)

Esther 2

Esther chosen queen. (1-20) Mordecai discovers a plot against the king. (21-23)

Esther 3

Haman seeks to destroy the Jews. (1-6) He obtains a decree against the Jews. (7-15)

Esther 4

The Jews lament their danger. (1-4) Esther undertakes to plead for the Jews. (5-17)

Esther 5

Esther’s application received. (1-8) Haman prepares to hang Mordecai. (9-14)

Esther 6

Providence recommends Mordecai to the king’s favour. (1-3) Haman’s counsel honours Mordecai. (4-11) Haman’s friends tell him of his danger. (12-14)

Esther 7

Esther accuses Haman. (1-6) Haman hanged on his own gallows. (7-10)

Esther 8

Mordecai is advanced. (1,2) Esther makes suit for the Jews. (3-14) Mordecai honoured, The joy of the Jews. (15-17)

Esther 9

The success of the Jews. (1-19) The feast of Purim in remembrance of this. (20-32)

Esther 10

Greatness of Ahasuerus-Mordecai’s advancement.

Job 1

The piety and prosperity of Job. (1-5) Satan obtains leave to try Job. (6-12) The loss of Job’s property, and the death of his children. (13-19) Job’s patience and piety. (20-22)

Job 2

Satan obtains leave to try Job. (1-6) Job’s sufferings. (7-10) His friends come to comfort him. (11-13)

Job 3

Job complains that he was born. (1-10) Job complaining. (11-19) He complains of his life. (20-26)

Job 4

Eliphaz reproves Job. (1-6) And maintains that God’s judgments are for the wicked. (7-11) The vision of Eliphaz. (12-21)

Job 5

Eliphaz urges that the sin of sinners in their ruin. (1-5) God is to be regarded in affliction. (6-16) The happy end of God’s correction. (17-27)

Job 5

1 Call now, if there be any that will answer thee; and to which of the saints wilt thou turn? 2 For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one. 3 I have seen the foolish taking root: but suddenly I cursed his habitation. 4 His children are far from safety, and […]

Job 6

Job justifies his complaints. (1-7) He wishes for death. (8-13) Job reproves his friends as unkind. (14-30)

Job 7

Job’s troubles. (1-6) Job expostulates with God. (7-16) He begs release. (17-21)

Job 8

Bildad reproves Job. (1-7) Hypocrites will be destroyed. (8-19) Bildad applies God’s just dealing to Job. (20-22)

Job 9

Job acknowledges God’s justice. (1-13) He is not able to contend with God. (14-21) Men not to be judged by outward condition. (22-24) Job complains of troubles. (25-35)

Job 10

Job complains of his hardships. (1-7) He pleads with God as his Maker. (8-13) He complains of God’s severity. (14-22)

Job 11

Zophar reproves Job. (1-6) God’s perfections and almighty power. (7-12) Zophar assures Job of blessings if he repented. (13-20)

Job 12

Job reproves his friends. (1-5) The wicked often prosper.(6-11) Job speaks of the wisdom and power of God. (12-25)

Job 13

Job reproves his friends. (1-12) He professes his confidence in God. (13-22) Job entreats to know his sins. (23-28)

Job 14

Job speaks of man’s life. (1-6) Of man’s death. (7-15) By sin man is subject to corruption. (16-22)

Job 15

Eliphaz reproves Job. (1-16) The unquietness of wicked men. (17-35)

Job 16

Job reproves his friends. (1-5) He represents his case as deplorable. (6-16) Job maintains his innocency. (17-22)

Job 17

Job appeals from man to God. (1-9) His hope is not in life, but in death. (10-16)

Job 18

Bildad reproves Job. (1-4) Ruin attends the wicked. (5-10) The ruin of the wicked. (11-21)

Job 19

Job complains of unkind usage. (1-7) God was the Author of his afflictions. (8-22) Job’s belief in the resurrection. (23-29)

Job 20

Zophar speaks of the short joy of the wicked. (1-9) The ruin of the wicked. (10-22) The portion of the wicked. (23-29)

Job 21

Job entreats attention. (1-6) The prosperity of the wicked. (7-16) The dealings of God’s providence. (17-26) The judgement of the wicked is in the world to come. (27-34)

Job 22

Eliphaz shows that a man’s goodness profits not God. (1-4) Job accused of oppression. (5-14) The world before the flood. (15-20) Eliphaz exhorts Job to repentance. (21-30)

Job 23

Job complains that God has withdrawn. (1-7) He asserts his own integrity. (8-12) The Divine terrors. (13-17)

Job 24

Wickedness often unpunished. (1-12) The wicked shun the light. (13-17) Judgements for the wicked. (18-25)

Job 25

Bildad shows that man cannot be justified before God.

Job 26

Job reproves Bildad. (1-4) Job acknowledges the power of God. (5-14)

Job 27

Job protests his sincerity. (1-6) The hypocrite is without hope. (7-10) The miserable end of the wicked. (11-23)

Job 28

Concerning wordly wealth. (1-11) Wisdom is of inestimable value. (12-19) Wisdom is the gift of God. (20-28)

Job 29

Job’s former comforts. (1-6) The honour paid to Job, His usefulness. (7-17) His prospect of prosperity. (18-25)

Job 30

Job’s honour is turned into contempt. (1-14) Job a burden to himself. (15-31)

Job 31

Job declares his uprightness. (1-8) His integrity. (9-15) Job merciful. (16-23) Job not guilty of covetousness or idolatry. (24-32) Job not guilty of hypocrisy and violence. (33-40)

Job 32

Elihu is displeased at the dispute between Job and his friends. (1-5) He reproves them. (6-14) He speaks without partiality. (15-22)

Job 33

Elihu offers to reason with Job. (1-7) Elihu blames Job for reflecting upon God. (8-13) God calls men to repentance. (14-18) God sends afflictions for good. (19-28) Elihu entreats Job’s attention. (29-33)

Job 34

Elihu accuses Job of charging God with injustice. (1-9) God cannot be unjust. (10-15) God’s power and providence. (16-30) Elihu reproves Job. (31-37)

Job 35

Elihu speaks of man’s conduct. (1-8) Why those who cry out under afflictions are not regarded. (9-13) Elihu reproves Job’s impatience. (14-26)

Job 36

Elihu desires Job’s attention. (1-4) The methods in which God deals with men. (5-14) Elihu counsels Job. (15-23) The wonders in the works of creation. (24-33)

Job 37

Elihu observes the power of God. (1-13) Job required to explain the works of nature. (14-20) God is great, and is to be feared. (21-24)

Job 38

God calls upon Job to answer. (1-3) God questions Job. (4-11) Concerning the light and darkness. (12-24) Concerning other mighty works. (25-41)

Job 39

God inquires of Job concerning several animals.

Job 40

Job humbles himself to God. (1-5) The Lord reasons with Job to show his righteousness, power, and wisdom. (6-14) God’s power shown in Behemoth. (15-24)

Job 41

Concerning Leviathan.

Job 42

Job humbly submits unto God. (1-6) Job intercedes for his friends. (7-9) His renewed prosperity. (10-17)

Psalm 1

The holiness and happiness of a godly man. (1-3) The sinfulness and misery of a wicked man, The ground and reason of both. (4-6)

Psalm 2

Threatenings against the enemies of Christ’s kingdom. (1-6) Promise to Christ as the Head of this kingdom. (7-9) Counsel to all, to espouse its interests. (10-12)

Psalm 3

David complains to God of his enemies, and confides in God. (1-3) He triumphs over his fears, and gives God the glory, and takes to himself the comfort. (4-8)

Psalm 4

The children of men proved, and the happiness of godly people. (1-5) God’s favour is happiness. (6-8)

Psalm 5

God will certainly hear prayer: David gives to God the glory, and takes to himself the comfort. (1-6) He prayed for himself, that God would guide him, and for all the Lord’s people, that God would give them joy, and keep them safe. (7-12)

Psalm 6

The psalmist deprecates God’s wrath, and begs for the return of his favour. (1-7) He assures himself of an answer of peace. (8-10)

Psalm 7

The psalmist prays to God to plead his cause, and judge for him. (1-9) He expresses confidence in God, and will give him the glory of his deliverance. (10-17)

Psalm 8

God is to be glorified, for making known himself to us. (1,2) And for making even the heavenly bodies useful to man, thereby placing him but little lower than the angels. (3-9)

Psalm 9

David praises God for protecting his people. (1-10) And for cause to praise him. (11-20)

Psalm 10

The psalmist complains of the wickedness of the wicked. (1-11) He prays to God to appear for the relief of his people. (12-18)

Psalm 11

David’s struggle with, and triumph over a strong temptation to distrust God, and betake himself to indirect means for his own safety, in a time of danger.

Psalm 12

The psalmist begs help of God, because there were none among men whom he durst trust.

Psalm 13

The psalmist complains that God had long withdrawn. He earnestly prays for comfort. He assures himself of an answer of peace.

Psalm 14

A description of the depravity of human nature, and the deplorable corruption of a great part of mankind.

Psalm 15

The way to heaven, if we would be happy, we must be holy. We are encouraged to walk in that way.

Psalm 16

This psalm begins with expressions of devotion, which may be applied to Christ; but ends with such confidence of a resurrection, as must be applied to Christ, and to him only.

Psalm 17

David’s integrity. (1-7) The character of his enemies. His hope of happiness. (8-15)

Psalm 18

David rejoices in the deliverances God wrought for him. (1-19) He takes the comfort of his integrity, which God had cleared up. (20-28) He gives to God the glory of all his mighty deeds. (29-50)

Psalm 19

The glory of God’s works. (1-6) His holiness and grace as shown in his word. (7-10) Prayer for the benefit of them. (11-14)

Psalm 20

This psalm is a prayer for the kings of Israel, but with relation to Christ.

Psalm 21

Thanksgiving for victory. (1-6) Confidence of further success. (7-13)

Psalm 22

Complaints of discouragement. (1-10) With prayer for deliverance. (11-21) Praises for mercies and redemption. (22-31)

Psalm 23

Confidence in God’s grace and care.

Psalm 24

Concerning the kingdom of Christ, and the subjects of that kingdom. (1-6) Concerning the King of that kingdom. (7-10)

Psalm 25

Confidence in prayer. (1-7) Prayer for remission of sins. (8-14) For help in affliction. (15-22)

Psalm 26

David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity.

Psalm 27

The psalmist’s faith. (1-6) His desire toward God, and expectation from him. (7-14)

Psalm 28

A prayer in distress. (1-5) Thanksgiving for deliverance. (6-9)

Psalm 29

Exhortation to give glory to God.

Psalm 30

Praise to God for deliverance. (1-5) Others encouraged by his example. (6-12)

Psalm 31

Confidence in God. (1-8) Prayer in trouble. (9-18) Praise for God’s goodness. (19-24)

Psalm 32

The happiness of a pardoned sinner. (1,2) The misery that went before, and the comfort that followed the confession of sins. (3-7) Sinners instructed, believers encouraged. (8-11)

Psalm 33

God to be praised. (1-11) His people encouraged by his power. (12-22)

Psalm 34

David praises God, and encourages to trust him. (1-10) He exhorts to fear. (11-22)

Psalm 35

David prays for safety. (1-10) He complains of his enemies. (11-16) And calls upon God to support him. (17-28)

Psalm 36

The bad state of the wicked. (1-4) The goodness of God. (5-12)

Psalm 37

David persuades to patience and confidence in God, by the state of the godly and of the wicked.

Psalm 38

God’s displeasure at sin. (1-11) The psalmist’s sufferings and prayers. (12-22)

Psalm 39

David meditates on man’s frailty. (1-6) He applies for pardon and deliverance. (7-13)

Psalm 40

Confidence for deliverance. (1-5) Christ’s work of redemption. (6-10) Prayer for mercy and grace. (11-17)

Psalm 41

God’s care for his people. (1-4) The treachery of David’s enemies. (5-13)

Psalm 42

The conflict in the soul of a believer.

Psalm 43

David endeavours to still his spirit, with hope and confidence in God.

Psalm 44

A petition for succour and relief.

Psalm 45

This psalm is a prophecy of Messiah the Prince, and points to him as a Bridegroom espousing the church to himself, and as a King ruling in it, and for it.

Psalm 46

Confidence in God. (1-5) An exhortation to behold it. (6-11)

Psalm 47

The people exhorted to praise God.

Psalm 48

The glories of the church of Christ.

Psalm 49

A call for attention. (1-5) Folly of worldlings. (6-14) Against fear of death. (15-20)

Psalm 50

The glory of God. (1-6) Sacrifices to be changed for prayers. (7-15) Sincere obedience required. (16-23)

Psalm 51

The psalmist prays for mercy, humbly confessing and lamenting his sins. (1-6) He pleads for pardon, that he may promote the glory of God and the conversion of sinners. (7-15) God is pleased with a contrite heart, A prayer for the prosperity of Zion. (16-19)

Psalm 52

The enemies of the truth and the church described, Their destruction. (1-5) The righteous rejoice. (6-9)

Psalm 53

The corruption of man by nature.

Psalm 54

David complains of the malice of his enemies. (1-3) Assurance of the Divine favour and protection. (4-7)

Psalm 55

Prayer to God to manifest his favour. (1-8) The great wickedness and treachery of his enemies. (9-15) He is sure that God would in due time appear for him. (16-23)

Psalm 56

David seeks mercy from God, amidst the malice of his enemies. (1-7) He rests his faith on God’s promises, and declares his obligation to praise him for mercies. (8-13)

Psalm 57

David begins with prayer and complaint. (1-6) He concludes with joy and praise. (7-11)

Psalm 58

Wicked judges described and reproved. (1-5) A prayer that they may be disabled, and their ruin predicted. (6-11)

Psalm 59

David prays for deliverance from his enemies. (1-7) He foresees their destruction. (8-17)

Psalm 60

David prays for the deliverance of Israel from their enemies. (1-5) He entreats God to carry on and complete their victories. (6-12)

Psalm 61

David seeks God upon former experience. (1-4) He vows to serve God. (5-8)

Psalm 62

David’s confidence in God. (1-7) No trust to be put in worldly things. (8-12)

Psalm 63

David’s desire toward God. (1,2) His satisfaction in God. (3-6) His dependence upon God, and assurance of safety. (7-11)

Psalm 64

Prayer for deliverance. (1-6) The destruction of the wicked, encouragement to the righteous. (7-10)

Psalm 65

God is to be praised in the kingdom of grace. (1-5) In the kingdom of providence. (6-13)

Psalm 66

Praise for God’s sovereign power in the creation. (1-7) For his favour to his church. (8-12) And the psalmist’s praise for his experience of God’s goodness. (13-20)

Psalm 67

A prayer for the enlargement of Christ’s kingdom.

Psalm 68

A prayer– The greatness and goodness of God. (1-6) The wonderful works God wrought for his people. (7-14) The presence of God in his church. (15-21) The victories of Christ. (22-28) Enlargement of the church. (29-31) The glory and grace of God. (32-35)

Psalm 69

David complains of great distress. (1-12) And begs for succour. (13-21) He declares the judgments of God. (22-29) He concludes with joy and praise. (30-36)

Psalm 70

The speedy destruction of the wicked, and the preservation of the godly.

Psalm 71

Prayers that God would deliver and save. (1-13) Believing praises. (14-24)

Psalm 72

David begins with a prayer for Solomon. (1) He passes into a prophecy of the glories of his reign, and of Christ’s kingdom. (2-17) Praise to God. (18-20)

Psalm 73

The psalmist’s temptation. (1-14) How he gained a victory over it. (15-20) How he profited by it. (21-28)

Psalm 74

The desolations of the sanctuary. (1-11) Pleas for encouraging faith. (12-17) Petitions for deliverances. (18-23)

Psalm 75

The psalmist declares his resolution of executing judgment. (1-5) He rebukes the wicked, and concludes with resolutions to praise God. (6-10)

Psalm 76

The psalmist speaks of God’s power. (1-6) All have to fear and to trust in him. (7-12)

Psalm 77

The psalmist’s troubles and temptation. (1-10) He encourages himself by the remembrance of God’s help of his people. (11-20)

Psalm 78

Attention called for. (1-8) The history of Israel. (9-39) Their settlement in Canaan. (40-55) The mercies of God to Israel contrasted with their ingratitude. (56-72)

Psalm 79

The deplorable condition of the people of God. (1-5) A petition for relief. (6-13)

Psalm 80

The psalmist complains of the miseries of the church. (1-7) Its former prosperity and present desolation. (8-16) A prayer for mercy. (17-19)

Psalm 81

God is praised for what he has done for his people. (1-7) Their obligations to him. (8-16)

Psalm 82

An exhortation to judges. (1-5) The doom of evil rulers. (6-8)

Psalm 83

The designs of the enemies of Israel. (1-8) Earnest prayer for their defeat. (9-18)

Psalm 84

The psalmist expresses his affection to the ordinances of God. (1-7) His desire towards the God of the ordinances. (8-12)

Psalm 85

Prayers for the continuance of former mercies. (1-7) Trust in God’s goodness. (8-13)

Psalm 86

The psalmist pleads his earnestness, and the mercy of God, as reasons why his prayer should be heard. (1-7) He renews his requests for help and comfort. (8-17)

Psalm 87

The glory of the church. (1-3) It is filled with the Divine blessing. (4-7)

Psalm 88

The psalmist pours out his soul to God in lamentation. (1-9) He wrestles by faith, in his prayer to God for comfort. (10-18)

Psalm 89

God’s mercy and truth, and his covenant. (1-4) The glory and perfection of God. (5-14) The happiness of those in communion with him. (15-18) God’s covenant with David, as a type of Christ. (19-37) A calamitous state lamented, Prayer for redress. (38-52)

Psalm 90

The eternity of God, the frailty of man. (1-6) Submission to Divine chastisements. (7-11) Prayer for mercy and grace. (12-17)

Psalm 91

The safety of those who have God for their refuge. (1-8) Their favour with Him. (9-16)

Psalm 92

Praise is the business of the sabbath. (1-6) The wicked shall perish, but God’s people shall be exalted. (7-15)

Psalm 93

The majesty, power, and holiness of Christ’s kingdom.

Psalm 94

The danger and folly of persecutors. (1-11) Comfort and peace to the persecuted. (12-23)

Psalm 95

An exhortation to praise God. (1-7) A warning not to tempt Him. (8-11)

Psalm 96

A call to all people to praise God. (1-9) God’s government and judgment. (10-13)

Psalm 97

The Lord Jesus reigns in power that cannot be resisted. (1-7) His care of his people, and his provision for them. (8-12)

Psalm 98

The glory of the Redeemer. (1-3) The joy of the Redeemer. (4-9)

Psalm 99

The happy government God’s people are under. (1-5) Its happy administration. (6-9)

Psalm 100

An exhortation to praise God, and rejoice in him.

Psalm 101

David’s vow and profession of godliness.

Psalm 102

A sorrowful complaint of great afflictions. (1-11) Encouragement by expecting the performances of God’s promises to his church. (12-22) The unchangeableness of God. (23-28)

Psalm 103

An exhortation to bless God for his mercy. (1-5) And to the church and to all men. (6-14) For the constancy of his mercy. (15-18) For the government of the world. (19-22)

Psalm 104

God’s majesty in the heavens, The creation of the sea, and the dry land. (1-9) His provision for all creatures. (10-18) The regular course of day and night, and God’s sovereign power over all the creatures. (19-30) A resolution to continue praising God. (31-35)

Psalm 105

A solemn call to praise and serve the Lord. (1-7) His gracious dealings with Israel. (8-23) Their deliverance from Egypt, and their settlement in Canaan. (24-45)

Psalm 106

The happiness of God’s people. (1-5) Israel’s sins. (6-12) Their provocations. (13-33) Their rebellions in Canaan. (34-46) Prayer for more complete deliverance. (47,48)

Psalm 107

God’s providential care of the children of men in distresses, in banishment, and dispersion. (1-9) In captivity. (10-16) In sickness. (17-22) Danger at sea.(23-32) God’s hand is to be seen by his own people. (33-43)

Psalm 108

Psalm 109

David complains of his enemies. (1-5) He prophesies their destruction. (6-20) Prayers and praises. (21-31)

Psalm 110

Christ’s kingdom.

Psalm 111

The Lord is to be praised for his works.

Psalm 112

The blessedness of the righteous.

Psalm 113

An exhortation to praise God.

Psalm 114

An exhortation to fear God.

Psalm 115

Glory to be ascribed to God. (1-8) by trusting in him and praising him. (9-18)

Psalm 116

The psalmist declares his love to the Lord. (1-9) His desire to be thankful. (10-19)

Psalm 117

All people called upon to praise God.

Psalm 118

It is good to trust in the Lord. (1-18) The coming of Christ in his kingdom. (19-29)

Psalm 119

Psalm 120

The psalmist prays to God to deliver him from false and malicious tongues. (1-4) He complains of wicked neighbours. (5-7)

Psalm 121

The safety of the godly.

Psalm 122

Esteem for Jerusalem. (1-5) Concern for its welfare. (6-9)

Psalm 123

Confidence in God under contempt.

Psalm 124

The deliverance of the church. (1-5) Thankfulness for the deliverance. (6-8)

Psalm 125

The security of the righteous. (1-3) Prayer for them, The ruin of the wicked. (4,5)

Psalm 126

Those returned out of captivity are to be thankful. (1-3) Those yet in captivity are encouraged. (4-6)

Psalm 127

The value of the Divine blessing.

Psalm 128

The blessings of those who fear God.

Psalm 129

Thankfulness for former deliverances. (1-4) A believing prospect of the destruction of the enemies of Zion. (5-8)

Psalm 130

The psalmist’s hope in prayer. (1-4) His patience in hope. (5-8)

Psalm 131

The psalmist’s humility. Believers encouraged to trust in God.

Psalm 132

David’s care for the ark. (1-10) The promises of God. (11-18)

Psalm 133

The excellency of brotherly love.

Psalm 134

An exhortation to bless the Lord.

Psalm 135

God to be praised for his mercy. (1-4) For his power and judgments. (5-14) The vanity of idols. (15-21)

Psalm 136

God to be praised as the Creator of the world. (1-9) As Israel’s God and Saviour. (10-22) For his blessings to all. (23-26)

Psalm 137

The Jews bewail their captivity. (1-4) Their affection for Jerusalem. (5-9)

Psalm 138

The psalmist praises God for answering prayer. (1-5) The Lord’s dealing with the humble and the proud. (6-8)

Psalm 139

God knows all things. (1-6) He is every where present. (7-16) The psalmist’s hatred to sin, and desire to be led aright. (17-24)

Psalm 140

David encourages himself in God. (1-7) He prays for, and prophesies the destruction of, his persecutors. (8-13)

Psalm 141

David prays for God’s acceptance and assistance. (1-4) That God would appear for his rescue. (5-10)

Psalm 142

David’s comfort in prayer.

Psalm 143

David complains of his enemies and distresses. (1-6) He prays for comfort, guidance, and deliverance. (7-12)

Psalm 144

David acknowledges the great goodness of God, and prays for help. (1-8) He prays for the prosperity of his kingdom. (9-15)

Psalm 145

David extols the power, goodness, and mercy of the Lord. (1-9) The glory of God’s kingdom, and his care of those that love him. (10-21)

Psalm 146

Why we should not trust in men. (1-4) Why we should trust in God. (5-10)

Psalm 147

The people of God are exhorted to praise him for his mercies and care. (1-11) For the salvation and prosperity of the church. (12-20)

Psalm 148

The creatures placed in the upper world called on to praise the Lord. (1-6) Also the creatures of this lower world, especially his own people. (7-14)

Psalm 149

Joy to all the people of God. (1-5) Terror to their enemies. (6-9)

Psalm 150

A psalm of praise.

Proverbs 1

The use of the Proverbs. (1-6) Exhortations to fear God and obey parents. (7-9) To avoid the enticings of sinners. (10-19) The address of Wisdom to sinners. (20-33)

Proverbs 2

Promises to those who seek wisdom. (1-9) The advantages of wisdom. (10-22)

Proverbs 3

Exhortations to obedience and faith. (1-6) To piety, and to improve afflictions. (7-12) To gain wisdom. (13-20) Guidance of Wisdom. (21-26) The wicked and the upright. (27-35)

Proverbs 4

Exhortation to the study of wisdom. (1-13) Cautions against bad company, Exhortation to faith and holiness. (14-27)

Proverbs 5

Exhortations to wisdom. The evils of licentiousness. (1-14) Remedies against licentiousness, The miserable end of the wicked. (15-23)

Proverbs 6

Cautions against rash suretiship. (1-5) A rebuke to slothfulness. (6-11) Seven things hateful to God. (12-19) Exhortations to walk according to God’s commandments. (20-35)

Proverbs 7

Invitations to learn wisdom. (1-5) The arts of seducers, with warnings against them. (6-27)

Proverbs 8

Christ, as Wisdom, calls to the sons of men. (1-11) The nature and riches of Wisdom. (12-21) Christ one with the Father, in the creation of the world, and rejoicing in his work for the salvation of man. (22-31) Exhortations to hear Christ’s word. (32-36)

Proverbs 9

The invitations of Wisdom. (1-12) The invitations of folly. (13-18)

Proverbs 10

Proverbs 11

Proverbs 12

Proverbs 13

Proverbs 14

Proverbs 15

Proverbs 16

Proverbs 17

Proverbs 18

Proverbs 19

Proverbs 20

Proverbs 21

Proverbs 22

Proverbs 23

Proverbs 24

Proverbs 25

Proverbs 26

Proverbs 27

Proverbs 28

Proverbs 29

Proverbs 30

Proverbs 31

An exhortation to king Lemuel to take heed of sin, and to do duties. (1-9) The description of a virtuous woman. (10-31)

Ecclesiastes 1

Solomon shows that all human things are vain. (1-3) Man’s toil and want of satisfaction. (4-8) There is nothing new. (9-11) The vexation in pursuit of knowledge. (12-18)

Ecclesiastes 2

The vanity and vexation of mirth, sensual pleasure, riches, and pomp. (1-11) Human wisdom insufficient. (12-17) This world to be used according to the will of God. (18-26)

Ecclesiastes 3

The changes of human affairs. (1-10) The Divine counsels unchangeable. (11-15) The vanity of worldly power. (16-22)

Ecclesiastes 4

Miseries from oppression. (1-3) troubles from envy. (4-6) The folly of covetousness. (7,8) The advantages of mutual assistance. (9-12) the changes of royalty. (13-16)

Ecclesiastes 5

What renders devotion vain. (1-3) Of vows, and oppression. (4-8) the vanity of riches shown. (9-7) The right use of riches. (18-20)

Ecclesiastes 6

The vanity of riches. Also of long life and flourishing families. (1-6) The little advantage any one has in outward things. (7-12)

Ecclesiastes 7

The benefit of a good name; of death above life; of sorrow above vain mirth. (1-6) Concerning oppression, anger, and discontent. (7-10) Advantages of wisdom. (11-22) Experience of the evil of sin. (23-29)

Ecclesiastes 8

Commendations of wisdom. (1-5) To prepare for sudden evils and death. (6-8) It shall be well with the righteous, and ill with the wicked. (9-13) Mysteries of Providence. (14-17)

Ecclesiastes 9

Good and bad men fare alike as to this world. (1-3) All men must die, Their portion as to this life. (4-10) Disappointments common. (11,12) Benefits of wisdom. (13-18)

Ecclesiastes 10

To preserve a character for wisdom. (1-3) Respecting subjects and rulers. (4-10) Of foolish talk. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. (16-20)

Ecclesiastes 11

Exhortation to liberality. (1-6) An admonition to prepare for death, and to young persons to be religious. (7-10)

Ecclesiastes 12

A description of the infirmities of age. (1-7) All is vanity: also a warning of the judgment to come. (8-14)

Song of Solomon 1

The title. (1) The church confesses her deformity. (2-6) The church beseeches Christ to lead her to the resting-place of his people. (7,8) Christ’s commendation of the church, Her esteem for Him. (9-17)

Song of Solomon 2

The mutual love of Christ and his church. (1-7) The hope and calling of the church. (8-13) Christ’s care of the church, Her faith and hope. (14-17)

Song of Solomon 3

The trials of the church by the withdrawing of Christ. (1-5) The excellences of the church, The care of Christ for her. (6-11)

Song of Solomon 4

Christ sets forth the graces of the church. (1-7) Christ’s love to the church. (8-15) The church desires further influences of Divine grace. (16)

Song of Solomon 5

Christ’s answer. (1) The disappointments of the church from her own folly. (2-8) The excellences of Christ. (9-16)

Song of Solomon 6

Inquiry where Christ must be sought. (1) Where Christ may be found. (2,3) Christ’s commendations of the church. (4-10) The work of grace in the believer. (11-13)

Song of Solomon 7

The graces of the church. (1-9) The delight of the church in Christ. (10-13)

Song of Solomon 8

Desire for communion with Christ. (1-4) The vehemence of this desire. (5-7) The church pleads for others. (8-12) And prays for Christ’s coming. (13,14)

Isaiah 1

The corruptions prevailing among the Jews. (1-9) Severe censures. (10-15) Exhortations to repentance. (16-20) The state of Judah is lamented; with gracious promises of the gospel times. (21-31)

Isaiah 2

The conversion of the Gentiles, Description of the sinfulness of Israel. (1-9) The awful punishment of unbelievers. (10-22)

Isaiah 3

The calamities about to come upon the land. (1-9) The wickedness of the people. (10-15) The distress of the proud, luxurious women of Zion. (16-26)

Isaiah 4

The havoc occasioned by war. (1) The times of the Messiah. (2-6)

Isaiah 5

The state and conduct of the Jewish nation. (1-7) The judgments which would come. (8-23) The executioners of these judgments. (24-30)

Isaiah 6

The vision which Isaiah beheld in the temple. (1-8) The Lord declares the blindness to come upon the Jewish nation, and the destruction which would follow. (9-13)

Isaiah 7

Ahaz threatened by Israel and Syria; and is assured their attack would be in vain. (1-9) God gives a sure sign by the promise of the long-expected Messiah. (10-16) The folly and sin of seeking relief from Assyria are reproved. (17-25)

Isaiah 8

Exhortations and warnings. (1-8) Comfort for those who fear God. (9-16) Afflictions to idolaters. (17-22)

Isaiah 9

The Son that should be born, and his kingdom. (1-7) The judgments to come upon Israel, and on the enemies of the kingdom of Christ. (8-21)

Isaiah 10

Woes against proud oppressors. (1-4) The Assyrian but an instrument in the hand of God for the punishment of his people. (5-19) The deliverance from him. (20-34)

Isaiah 11

The peaceful character of Christ’s kingdom and subjects. (1-9) The conversion of the Gentiles and Jews. (10-16)

Isaiah 12

This is a hymn of praise suited to the times of the Messiah.

Isaiah 13

The armies of God’s wrath. (1-5) The conquest of Babylon. (6-18) Its final desolation. (19-22)

Isaiah 14

The destruction of Babylon, and the death of its proud monarch. (1-23) Assurance of the destruction of Assyria. (24-27) The destruction of the Philistines. (28-32)

Isaiah 15

The Divine judgments about to come upon the Moabites.

Isaiah 16

Moab is exhorted to yield obedience. (1-5) The pride and the judgments of Moab. (6-14)

Isaiah 17

Syria and Israel threatened. (1-11) The woe of Israel’s enemies. (12-14)

Isaiah 18

God’s care for his people; and the increase of the church.

Isaiah 19

Judgments upon Egypt. (1-17) Its deliverance, and the conversion of the people. (18-25)

Isaiah 20

The invasion and conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia.

Isaiah 21

The taking of Babylon. (1-10) Of the Edomites. (11,12) Of the Arabs. (13-17)

Isaiah 22

The siege and taking of Jerusalem. (1-7) The wicked conduct of its inhabitants. (8-14) The displacing of Shebna, and the promotion of Eliakim, applied to the Messiah. (15-25)

Isaiah 23

The overthrow of Tyre. (1-14) It is established again. (15-18)

Isaiah 24

The desolation of the land. (1-12) A few shall be preserved. (13-15) God’s kingdom advanced by his judgments. (16-23)

Isaiah 25

A song of praise. (1-5) A declaration of the gospel blessings. (6-8) The destruction of the enemies of Christ’s church. (9-12)

Isaiah 26

The Divine mercies encourage to confidence in God. (1-4) His judgments. (5-11) His people exhorted to wait upon Him. (12-19) Deliverance promised. (20,21)

Isaiah 27

God’s care over his people. (1-5) A promise of their recall to Divine favour. (6-13)

Isaiah 28

The desolations of Samaria. (1-4) The prosperity of Judah; with reproofs for sinfulness and unbelief. (5-15) Christ is pointed out as the sure Foundation for all believers. (16-22) God’s dealings with his people. (23-29)

Isaiah 29

Judgements on Jerusalem and on its enemies. (1-8) The senselessness and hypocrisy of the Jews. (9-16) The conversion of the Gentiles, and future blessings for the Jews. (17-24)

Isaiah 30

The Jews reproved for seeking aid from Egypt. (1-7) Judgements in consequence of their contempt of God’s word. (8-18) God’s mercies to his church. (19-26) The ruin of the Assyrian army, and of all God’s enemies. (27-33)

Isaiah 31

The sin and folly of seeking help from Egypt. (1-5) God’s care for Jerusalem. (6-9)

Isaiah 32

Times of peace and happiness. (1-8) An interval of trouble, yet comfort and blessings in the end. (9-20)

Isaiah 33

God’s judgments against the enemies of his church. (1-14) The happiness of his people. (15-24)

Isaiah 34

God’s vengeance against the enemies of his church. (1-8) Their desolation. (9-17)

Isaiah 35

The flourishing state of Christ’s kingdom. (1-4) The privileges of his people. (5-10)

Isaiah 36

Isaiah 37

Isaiah 38

Hezekiah’s sickness and recovery. (1-8) His thanksgiving. (9-22)

Isaiah 39

Isaiah 40

The preaching of the gospel, and glad tidings of the coming of Christ. (1-11) The almighty power of God. (12-17) The folly of idolatry. (18-26) Against unbelief. (27-31)

Isaiah 41

God’s care of his people. (1-9) they are encouraged not to fear. (10-20) The vanity and folly of idolatry. (21-29)

Isaiah 42

The character and coming of Christ. (1-4) The blessings of his kingdom. (5-12) The prevalence of true religion. (13-17) Unbelief and blindness reproved. (18-25)

Isaiah 43

God’s unchangeable love for his people. (1-7) Apostates and idolaters addressed. (8-13) The deliverance from Babylon, and the conversion of the Gentiles. (14-21) Admonition to repent of sin. (22-28)

Isaiah 44

Here are promises of the influences of the Holy Spirit. (1-8) An exposure of the folly of idolatry. (9-20) Also the deliverance of God’s people. (21-28)

Isaiah 45

The deliverance of the Jews by Cyrus. (1-4) God calls for obedience to his almighty power. (5-10) The settlement of his people. (11-19) The conversion of the Gentiles. (20-25)

Isaiah 46

The idols could not save themselves, but God saves his people. (1-4) The folly of worshipping idols. (5-13)

Isaiah 47

God’s judgments on Babylon. (1-6) Carelessness and confidence shall not prevent the evil. (7-15)

Isaiah 48

The Jews reproved for their idolatry. (1-8) Yet deliverance is promised them. (9-15) Solemn warnings of judgment upon those who persisted in evil. (16-22)

Isaiah 49

The unbelief and rejection of the Jews. (1-6) Gracious promise to the Gentiles. (7-12) God’s love to the church. (13-17) Its increase. (18-23) And deliverance. (24-26)

Isaiah 50

The rejection of the Jews. (1-3) The sufferings and exaltation of the Messiah. (4-9) Consolation to the believer, and warning to the unbeliever. (10,11)

Isaiah 51

Exhortations to trust the Messiah. (1-3) The power of God, and the weakness of man. (4-8) Christ defends his people. (9-16) Their afflictions and deliverances. (17-23)

Isaiah 52

The welcome news of Christ’s kingdom. (1-12) The humiliation of the Messiah. (13-15)

Isaiah 53

The person. (1-3) sufferings. (4-9) humiliation, and exaltation of Christ, are minutely described; with the blessings to mankind from his death. (10-12)

Isaiah 54

The increase of the church by the conversion of the Jews and Gentiles. (1-5) Its certain deliverance. (6-10) Its triumphant state is described. (11-17)

Isaiah 55

An invitation to receive freely the blessings of the Saviour. (1-5) Gracious offers of pardon and peace. (6-13)

Isaiah 56

A charge to keep the Divine precepts. (1,2) Blessings promised. (3-8) Reproof to the careless watchmen, the teachers and rulers of the Jews. (9-12)

Isaiah 57

The blessed death of the righteous. (1,2) The abominable idolatries of the Jewish nation. (3-12) Promises to the humble and contrite. (13-21)

Isaiah 58

Hypocrisy reproved. (1,2) A counterfeit and a true fast, with promises to real godliness, and, (3-12) to the keeping the sabbath. (13,14)

Isaiah 59

Reproofs of sin and wickedness. (1-8) Confession of sin, and lamentation for the consequences. (9-15) Promises of deliverance. (16-21)

Isaiah 60

The glories of the church of God, when the fulness of the Gentiles shall come in. (1-8) and the Jews shall be converted and gathered from their dispersions. (9-14) and the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ. (15-22)

Isaiah 61

The Messiah, his character and office. (1-3) His promises of the future blessedness of the church. (4-9) The church praises God for these mercies. (10,11)

Isaiah 62

God’s care of his church and people. (1-5) The office of ministers in preaching the gospel. (6-9) Every hinderance shall be removed from the way of salvation. (10-12)

Isaiah 63

Christ’s victory over his enemies. (1-6) His mercy toward his church. (7-14) The prayer of the church. (15-19)

Isaiah 64

The church prays that God’s power may be manifested. (1-5) A confession of sin, and afflictions bewailed. (6-12)

Isaiah 65

The calling of the Gentiles, and the rejection of the Jews. (1-7) The Lord would preserve a remnant. (8-10) Judgments upon the wicked. (11-16) The future happy and flourishing state of the church. (17-25)

Isaiah 66

God looks at the heart, and vengeance is threatened for guilt. (1-4) The increase of the church, when Jew and Gentile shall be gathered to the Redeemer. (5-14) Every enemy of the church shall be destroyed, and the final ruin of ungodly men shall be seen. (15-24)

Jeremiah 1

Jeremiah’s call to the prophetic office. (1-10) A vision of an almond-tree and of a seething-pot, Divine protection is promised. (11-19)

Jeremiah 2

God expostulates with his people. (1-8) Their revolt beyond example. (9-13) Guilt the cause of sufferings. (14-19) The sins of Judah. (20-28) Their false confidence. (29-37)

Jeremiah 3

Exhortations to repentance. (1-5) Judah more guilty than Israel. (6-11) But pardon is promised. (12-20) The children of Israel express their sorrow and repentance. (21-25)

Jeremiah 4

Exhortations and promises. (1-2) Judah exhorted to repentance. (3-4) Judgements denounced. (5-18) The approaching ruin of Judah. (19-31)

Jeremiah 5

The Jews’ profession of religion was hypocritical. (1-9) The cruel proceedings of their enemies. (10-18) Their apostacy and idolatry. (19-31)

Jeremiah 6

The invasion of Judea. (1-8) The justice of God’s proceedings. (9-17) All methods used to amend them had been without success. (18-30)

Jeremiah 7

Confidence in the temple is vain. (1-16) The provocation by persisting in idolatry. (17-20) God justifies his dealings with them. (21-28) And threatens vengeance. (29-34)

Jeremiah 8

The remains of the dead exposed. (1-3) The stupidity of the people, compared with the instinct of the brute creation. (4-13) The alarm of the invasion, and lamentation. (14-22)

Jeremiah 9

The people are corrected, Jerusalem is destroyed. (1-11) The captives suffer in a foreign land. (12-22) God’s loving-kindness, He threatens the enemies of his people. (23-26)

Jeremiah 10

The absurdity of idolatry. (1-16) Destruction denounced against Jerusalem. (17-25)

Jeremiah 11

The disobedient Jews reproved. (1-10) Their utter ruin. (11-17) The people would be destroyed who sought the prophet’s life. (18-23)

Jeremiah 12

Jeremiah complains of the prosperity of the wicked. (1-6) The heavy judgments to come upon the nation. (7-13) Divine mercy to them, and even to the nations around. (14-17)

Jeremiah 13

The glory of the Jews should be marred. (1-11) All ranks should suffer misery, An earnest exhortation to repentance. (12-17) An awful message to Jerusalem and its king. (18-27)

Jeremiah 14

A drought upon the land of Judah. (1-7) A confession of sin in the name of the people. (8-9) The Divine purpose to punish is declared. (10-16) The people supplicate. (17-22)

Jeremiah 15

The destruction of the wicked described. (1-9) The prophet laments such messages, and is reproved. (10-14) He supplicates pardon, and is promised protection. (15-21)

Jeremiah 16

Prohibitions given to the prophet. (1-9) The justice of God in these judgments. (10-13) Future restoration of the Jews, and the conversion of the Gentiles. (14-21)

Jeremiah 17

The fatal consequences of the idolatry of the Jews. (1-4) The happiness of the man that trusts in God; the end of the opposite character. (5-11) The malice of the prophet’s enemies. (12-18) The observance of the sabbath. (19-27)

Jeremiah 18

God’s power over his creatures is represented by the potter. (1-10) The Jews exhorted to repentance, and judgments foretold. (11-17) The prophet appeals to God. (18-23)

Jeremiah 19

By the type of breaking an earthen vessel, Jeremiah is to predict the destruction of Judah.

Jeremiah 20

The doom of Pashur, who ill-treated the prophet. (1-6) Jeremiah complains of hard usage. (7-13) He regrets his ever having been born. (14-18)

Jeremiah 21

The only way of deliverance is to be surrendering to the Babylonians. (1-10) The wickedness of the king and his household. (11-14)

Jeremiah 22

Justice is recommended, and destruction threatened in case of disobedience. (1-9) The captivity of Jehoiakim, and the end of Jeconiah. (10-19) The doom of the royal family. (20-30)

Jeremiah 23

The restoration of the Jews to their own land. (1-8) The wickedness of the priests and prophets of Judah, The people exhorted not to listen to false promises. (9-22) The pretenders to inspiration threatened. (23-32) Also the scoffers at true prophecy. (33-40)

Jeremiah 24

Good and bad figs represent the Jews in captivity, and those who remain in their own land.

Jeremiah 25

The Jews rebuked for not obeying calls to repentance. (1-7) Their captivity during seventy years is expressly foretold. (8-14) Desolations upon the nations shown by the emblem of a cup of wrath. (15-29) The judgments again declared. (30-38)

Jeremiah 26

The destruction of the temple and city foretold. (1-6) Jeremiah’s life is threatened. (7-15) He is defended by the elders. (16-24)

Jeremiah 27

The neighbouring nations to be subdued. (1-11) Zedekiah is warned to yield. (12-18) The vessels of the temple to be carried to Babylon, but afterwards to be restored. (19-22)

Jeremiah 28

A false prophet opposes Jeremiah. (1-9) The false prophet warned of his approaching death. (10-17)

Jeremiah 29

Two letters to the captives in Babylon; In the first, they are recommended to be patient and composed. (1-19) In the second, judgments are denounced against the false prophets who deceived them. (20-32)

Jeremiah 30

Troubles which shall be before the restoration of Israel. (1-11) Encouragement to trust Divine promises. (12-17) The blessings under Christ, and the wrath on the wicked. (18-24)

Jeremiah 31

The restoration of Israel. (1-9) Promises of guidance and happiness; Rachel lamenting. (10-17) Ephraim laments his errors. (18-20) The promised Saviour. (21-26) God’s care over the church. (27-34) Peace and prosperity in gospel time. (35-40)

Jeremiah 32

Jeremiah buys a field. (1-15) The prophet’s prayer. (16-25) God declares that he will give up his people, but promises to restore them. (26-44)

Jeremiah 33

The restoration of the Jews. (1-13) The Messiah promised; happiness of his times. (14-26)

Jeremiah 34

Zedekiah’s death at Babylon foretold. (1-7) The Jews reproved for compelling their poor brethren to return to unlawful bondage. (8-22)

Jeremiah 35

The obedience of the Rechabites. (1-11) The Jews’ disobedience to the Lord. (12-19)

Jeremiah 36

Baruch is to write the prophecies of Jeremiah. (1-8) The princes advise them to hide themselves. (9-19) The king having heard a part, burns the roll. (20-32)

Jeremiah 37

The Chaldean army will return. (1-10) Jeremiah is imprisoned. (11-21)

Jeremiah 38

Jeremiah is cast into a dungeon, from whence he is delivered by an Ethiopian. (1-13) He advises the king to surrender to the Chaldeans. (14-28)

Jeremiah 39

The taking of Jerusalem. (1-10) Jeremiah used well. (11-14) Promises of safety to Ebed-melech. (15-18)

Jeremiah 40

Jeremiah is directed to go to Gedaliah. (1-6) A conspiracy against Gedaliah. (7-16)

Jeremiah 41

Ishmael murders Gedaliah. (1-10) Johanan recovers the captives, and purposes to retire to Egypt. (11-18)

Jeremiah 42

Johanan desires Jeremiah to ask counsel of God. (1-6) They are assured of safety in Judea, but of destruction in Egypt. (7-22)

Jeremiah 43

The leaders carry the people to Egypt. (1-7) Jeremiah foretells the conquest of Egypt. (8-13)

Jeremiah 44

The Jews in Egypt persist in idolatry. (1-14) They refuse to reform. (15-19) Jeremiah then denounces destruction upon them. (20-30)

Jeremiah 45

An encouragement sent to Baruch.

Jeremiah 46

The defeat of the Egyptians. (1-12) Their overthrow after the siege of Tyre. (13-26) A promise of comfort to the Jews. (27,28)

Jeremiah 47

The calamities of the Philistines.

Jeremiah 48

Prophecies against Moab for pride and security. (1-13) For carnal confidence and contempt of God. (14-47)

Jeremiah 49

Prophecies relative to the Ammonites. (1-6) The Edomites. (7-22) The Syrians. (23-27) The Kedarenes. (28-33) The Elamites. (34-39)

Jeremiah 50

The ruin of Babylon. (1-3,8-16,21-32,35-46;) The redemption of God’s people. (4-7,17-20,33,34)

Jeremiah 51

Babylon’s doom; God’s controversy with her; encouragements from thence to the Israel of God. (1-58) The confirming of this. (59-64)

Jeremiah 52

The fate of Zedekiah. (1-11) The destruction of Jerusalem. (12-23) The captivities. (24-30) The advancement of Jehoiachin. (31-34)

Lamentations 1

The miserable state of Jerusalem, the just consequences of its sins. (1-11) Jerusalem represented as a captive female, lamenting, and seeking the mercy of God. (12-22)

Lamentations 2

Lamentation for the misery of Jerusalem.

Lamentations 3

The faithful lament their calamities, and hope in God’s mercies.

Lamentations 4

The deplorable state of the nation is contrasted with its ancient prosperity.

Lamentations 5

The Jewish nation supplicating the Divine favour.

Ezekiel 1

Ezekiel’s vision of God, and of the angelic host. (1-14) The conduct of Divine Providence. (15-25) A revelation of the Son of man upon his heavenly throne. (26-28)

Ezekiel 2

The prophet is directed what he is to do. (1-5) And encouraged to be resolute, faithful, and devoted. (6-10)

Ezekiel 3

The preparation of the prophet for his work. (1-11) His office, as that of a watchman. (12-21) The restraining and restoring his speech. (22-27)

Ezekiel 4

The siege of Jerusalem. (1-8) The famine the inhabitants would suffer. (9-17)

Ezekiel 5

A type of hair, showing the judgments about to come upon the Jews. (1-4) These awful judgments are declared. (5-17)

Ezekiel 6

The Divine judgments for idolatry. (1-7) A remnant shall be saved. (8-10) The calamities are to be lamented. (11-14)

Ezekiel 7

The desolation of the land. (1-15) The distress of the few who should escape. (16-22) The captivity. (23-27)

Ezekiel 8

The idolatries committed by the Jewish rulers. (1-6) The superstitions to which the Jews were then devoted, the Egyptian. (7-12) The Phoenician. (13,14) The Persian. (15,16) The heinousness of their sin. (17,18)

Ezekiel 9

A vision denoting the destruction of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the departure of the symbol of the Divine presence.

Ezekiel 10

A vision of the burning of the city. (1-7) The Divine glory departing from the temple. (8-22)

Ezekiel 11

Divine judgments against the wicked at Jerusalem. (1-13) Divine favour towards those in captivity. (14-21) The Divine presence forsakes the city. (22-25)

Ezekiel 12

The approaching captivity. (1-16) An emblem of the consternation of the Jews. (17-20) Answers to the objections of scoffers. (21-28)

Ezekiel 13

Heavy judgments against lying prophets. (1-9) The insufficiency of their work. (10-16) Woes against false prophetesses. (17-23)

Ezekiel 14

Threatenings against hypocrites. (1-11) God’s purpose to punish the guilty Jews, but a few should be saved. (12-23)

Ezekiel 15

Jerusalem like an unfruitful vine.

Ezekiel 16

A parable showing the first low estate of the Jewish nation, its prosperity, idolatries, and punishment.

Ezekiel 17

A parable relative to the Jewish nation. (1-10) to which an explanation is added. (11-21) A direct promise of the Messiah. (22-24)

Ezekiel 18

God has no respect of persons. (1-20) The Divine providence is vindicated. (21-29) A gracious invitation to repentance. (30-32)

Ezekiel 19

A parable lamenting the ruin of Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim. (1-9) Another describing the desolation of the people. (10-14)

Ezekiel 20

The elders of Israel are reminded of the idolatry in Egypt. (1-9) In the wilderness. (10-26) In Canaan. (27-32) God promises to pardon and restore them. (33-44) Prophecy against Jerusalem. (45-49)

Ezekiel 21

The ruin of Judah under the emblem of a sharp sword. (1-17) The approach of the king of Babylon described. (18-27) The destruction of the Ammonites. (28-32)

Ezekiel 22

The sins of Jerusalem. (1-16) Israel is condemned as dross. (17-22) As the corruption is general, so shall be the punishment. (23-31)

Ezekiel 23

A history of the apostacy of God’s people from him, and the aggravation thereof.

Ezekiel 24

The fate of Jerusalem. (1-14) The extent of the sufferings of the Jews. (15-27)

Ezekiel 25

Judgments against the Ammonites. (1-7) Against the Moabites, Edomites, and Philistines. (8-17)

Ezekiel 26

A prophecy against Tyre.

Ezekiel 27

The merchandise of Tyre. (1-25) Its fall and ruin. (26-36)

Ezekiel 28

The sentence against the prince or king of Tyre. (1-19) The fall of Zidon. (20-23) The restoration of Israel. (24-26)

Ezekiel 29

The desolation of Egypt. (1-16) Also a promise of mercy to Israel. (17-21)

Ezekiel 30

A prophecy against Egypt. (1-19) Another. (20-26)

Ezekiel 31

The glory of Assyria. (1-9) Its fall, and the like for Egypt. (10-18)

Ezekiel 32

The fall of Egypt. (1-16) It is like that of other nations. (17-32)

Ezekiel 33

Ezekiel’s duty as a watchman. (1-9) He is to vindicate the Divine government. (10-20) The desolation of Judea. (21-29) Judgments on the mockers of the prophets. (30-33)

Ezekiel 34

The rulers reproved. (1-6) The people are to be restored to their own land. (7-16) The kingdom of Christ. (17-31)

Ezekiel 35

A prophecy against Edom.

Ezekiel 36

The land shall be delivered from heathen oppressors. (1-15) The people are reminded of former sins, and promised deliverance. (16-24) Also holiness, and gospel blessings. (25-38)

Ezekiel 37

God restores dried bones to life. (1-14) The whole house of Israel is represented as enjoying the blessings of Christ’s kingdom. (15-28)

Ezekiel 38

The army and malice of Gog. (1-13) God’s judgments. (14-23)

Ezekiel 39

The destruction of Gog. (1-10) Its extent. (11-22) Israel again favoured. (23-29)

Ezekiel 40

The Vision of the Temple.

Ezekiel 41

Ezekiel 42

Ezekiel 43

Ezekiel 44

Ezekiel 45

Ezekiel 46

Ezekiel 47

Ezekiel 48

Daniel 1

The captivity of Daniel and his companions. (1-7) Their refusal to eat the king’s meat. (8-16) Their improvement in wisdom. (17-21)

Daniel 2

Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. (1-13) It is revealed to Daniel. (14-23) He obtains admission to the king. (24-30) The dream and the interpretation. (31-45) Honours to Daniel and his friends. (46-49)

Daniel 3

Nebuchadnezzar’s golden image. (1-7) Shadrach and his companions refuse to worship it. (8-18) They are cast into a furnace, but are miraculously preserved. (19-27) Nebuchadnezzar gives glory to Jehovah. (28-30)

Daniel 4

Nebuchadnezzar acknowledges the power of Jehovah. (1-18) Daniel interprets his dream. (19-27) The fulfilment of it. (28-37)

Daniel 5

Belshazzar’s impious feast; the hand-writing on the wall. (1-9) Daniel is sent for to interpret it. (10-17) Daniel warns the king of his destruction. (18-31)

Daniel 6

The malice of Daniel’s enemies. (1-5) His constancy in prayer. (6-10) He is cast into the lion’s den. (11-17) His miraculous preservation. (18-24) The decree of Darius. (25-28)

Daniel 7

Daniel’s vision of the four beasts. (1-8) and of Christ’s kingdom. (9-14) The interpretation. (15-28)

Daniel 8

Daniel’s vision of the ram and the he-goat. (1-14) The interpretation of it. (15-27)

Daniel 9

Daniel considers the time of the captivity. (1-3) His confession of sin, and prayer. (4-19) The revelation concerning the coming of the Messiah. (20-27)

Daniel 10

Daniel’s vision near the river Hiddekel. (1-9) He is to expect a discovery of future events. (10-21)

Daniel 11

The vision of the Scriptures of truth.

Daniel 12

The conclusion of the vision of the Scriptures of truth. (1-4) The times of the continuance of these events. (5-13)

Hosea 1

Under a figure, is represented the shameful idolatry of the ten tribes. (1-7) The calling of the Gentiles, and the uniting Israel and Judah under the Messiah. (8-11)

Hosea 2

The idolatry of the people. (1-5) God’s judgments against them. (6-13) His promises of reconciliation. (14-23)

Hosea 3

The prophet enters into a new contract, representing the gracious manner in which God will again restore Israel under a new covenant.

Hosea 4

God’s judgments against the sins of the people. (1-5) and of the priests. (6-11) Idolatry is reproved, and Judah is admonished. (12-19)

Hosea 5

The Divine judgments against Israel. (1-7) Approaching desolations threatened. (8-15)

Hosea 6

An exhortation to repentance. (1-3) Israel’s instability and breach of the covenant. (4-11)

Hosea 7

The manifold sins of Israel. (1-7) Their senselessness and hypocrisy. (8-16)

Hosea 8

Destruction threatened for the impiety of Israel. (1-4) For their idolatry. (5-10) Further threatenings for the same sins. (11-14)

Hosea 9

The distress to come upon Israel. (1-6) The approach of the day of trouble. (7-10) Judgments on Israel. (11-17)

Hosea 10

The idolatry of Israel. (1-8) They are exhorted to repentance. (9-15)

Hosea 11

God’s regard for Israel; their ingratitude. (1-7) The Divine mercy yet in store. (8-12)

Hosea 12

Judah and Israel reminded of the Divine favours. (1-6) The provocations of Israel. (7-14)

Hosea 13

The abuse of God’s favour leads to punishment. (1-8) A promise of God’s mercy. (9-16)

Hosea 14

An exhortation to repentance. (1-3) Blessings promised, showing the rich comforts of the gospel. (4-8) The just and the wicked. (9)

Joel 1

A plague of locusts. (1-7) All sorts of people are called to lament it. (8-13) They are to look to God. (14-20)

Joel 2

God’s judgments. (1-14) Exhortations to fasting and prayer; blessings promised. (15-27) A promise of the Holy Spirit, and of future mercies. (28-32)

Joel 3

God’s judgments in the latter days. (1-8) The extent of these judgments. (9-17) The blessings the church shall enjoy. (18-21)

Amos 1

Judgments against the Syrians, Philistines, Tyrians, Edomites, and Ammonites.

Amos 2

Judgments against Moab and Judah. (1-8) The ingratitude and ruin of Israel. (9-16)

Amos 3

Judgments against Israel. (1-8) The like to other nations. (9-15)

Amos 4

Israel is reproved. (1-5) Their impenitence shown. (6-13)

Amos 5

Israel is called to seek the Lord. (1-6) Earnest exhortations to repentance. (7-17) Threatenings respecting idolatries. (18-27)

Amos 6

The danger of luxury and false security. (1-7) Punishments of sins. (8-14)

Amos 7

Visions of judgments to come upon Israel. (1-9) Amaziah threatens Amos. (10-17)

Amos 8

The near approach of the ruin of Israel. (1-3) Oppression reproved. (4-10) A famine of the word of God. (11-14)

Amos 9

The ruin of Israel. (1-10) The restoration of the Jews and the gospel blessing. (11-15)

Obadiah 1

Destruction to come upon Edom. Their offences against Jacob. (1-16) The restoration of the Jews, and their flourishing state in the latter times. (17-21)

Jonah 1

Jonah, sent to Nineveh, flees to Tarshish. (1-3) He is stayed by a tempest. (4-7) His discourse with the mariners. (8-12) He is cast into the sea, and miraculously preserved. (13-17)

Jonah 2

The prayer of Jonah. (1-9) He is delivered from the fish. (10)

Jonah 3

Jonah sent again to Nineveh, preaches there. (1-4) Nineveh is spared upon the repentance of the inhabitants. (5-10)

Jonah 4

Jonah repines at God’s mercy to Nineveh, and is reproved. (1-4) He is taught by the withering of a gourd, that he did wrong. (5-11)

Micah 1

The wrath of God against Israel. (1-7) Also against Jerusalem and other cities, Their precautions vain. (8-16)

Micah 2

The sins and desolations of Israel. (1-5) Their evil practices. (6-11) A promise of restoration. (12,13)

Micah 3

The cruelty of the princes, and the falsehood of the prophets. (1-8) Their false security. (9-12)

Micah 4

The peace of the kingdom of Christ. (1-8) The judgments to come upon Jerusalem, but the final triumph of Israel. (9-13)

Micah 5

The birth of Christ and conversion of the Gentiles. (1-6) The triumphs of Israel. (7-15)

Micah 6

God’s controversy with Israel. (1-5) The duties God requires. (6-8) The wickedness of Israel. (9-16)

Micah 7

The general prevalence of wickedness. (1-7) Reliance on God, and triumph over enemies. (8-13) Promises and encouragements for Israel. (14-20)

Nahum 1

The justice and power of the Lord. (1-8) The overthrow of the Assyrians. (9-15)

Nahum 2

Nineveh’s destruction foretold. (1-10) The true cause, their sinning against God, and his appearing against them. (11-13)

Nahum 3

The sins and judgments of Nineveh. (1-7) Its utter destruction. (8-19)

Habakkuk 1

The wickedness of the land. The fearful vengeance to be executed. (1-11) These judgments to be inflicted by a nation more wicked than themselves. (12-17)

Habakkuk 2

Habakkuk must wait in faith. (1-4) Judgments upon the Chaldeans. (5-14) Also upon drunkenness and idolatry. (15-20)

Habakkuk 3

The prophet beseeches God for his people. (1,2) He calls to mind former deliverances. (3-15) His firm trust in the Divine mercy. (16-19)

Zephaniah 1

Threatenings against sinners. (1-6) More threatenings. (7-13) Distress from the approaching judgments. (14-18)

Zephaniah 2

An exhortation to repentance. (1-3) Judgments upon other nations. (4-15)

Zephaniah 3

Further reproofs for sin. (1-7) Encouragement to look for mercy. (8-13) Promises of future favour and prosperity. (14-20)

Haggai 1

Haggai reproves the Jews for neglecting the temple. (1-11) He promises God’s assistance to them. (12-15)

Haggai 2

Greater glory promised to the second temple than to the first. (1-9) Their sins hindered the work. (10-19) The kingdom of Christ foretold. (20-23)

Zechariah 1

An exhortation to repentance. (1-6) A vision of the ministry of angels. (7-17) The security of the Jews and the destruction of their enemies. (18-21)

Zechariah 2

The prosperity of Jerusalem. (1-5) The Jews called to return to their own land. (6-9) A promise of God’s presence. (10-13)

Zechariah 3

The restoration of the church. (1-5) A promise concerning the Messiah. (6-10)

Zechariah 4

A vision of a candlestick, with two olive trees. (1-7) Further encouragement. (8-10) An explanation respecting the olive trees. (11-14)

Zechariah 5

The vision of a flying roll. (1-4) The vision of a woman and an ephah. (5-11)

Zechariah 6

The vision of the chariots. (1-8) Joshua, the high priest, crowned as a type of Christ. (9-15)

Zechariah 7

The captives’ inquiry respecting fasting. (1-7) Sin the cause of their captivity. (8-14)

Zechariah 8

The restoration of Jerusalem. (1-8) The people encouraged by promises of God’s favour, and exhorted to holiness. (9-17) The Jews in the latter days. (18-23)

Zechariah 9

God’s defense of his church. (1-8) Christ’s coming and his kingdom. (9-11) Promises to the church. (12-17)

Zechariah 10

Blessings to be sought from the Lord. (1-5) God will restore his people. (6-12)

Zechariah 11

Destruction to come upon the Jews. (1-3) The Lord’s dealing with the Jews. (4-14) The emblem and curse of a foolish shepherd. (15-17)

Zechariah 12

Punishment of the enemies of Judah. (1-8) Repentance and sorrow of the Jews. (9-14)

Zechariah 13

The Fountain for the remission of sins, The conviction of the false prophets. (1-6) The death of Christ, and the saving of a remnant of the people. (7-9)

Zechariah 14

The sufferings of Jerusalem. (1-7) Encouraging prospects, and the destruction of her enemies. (8-15) The holiness of the latter days. (16-21)

Malachi 1

The ingratitude of Israel. (1-5) They are careless in God’s institutions. (6-14)

Malachi 2

The priests reproved for neglecting their covenant. (1-9) The people reproved for their evil practices. (10-17)

Malachi 3

The coming of Christ. (1-6) The Jews reproved for their corruptions. (7-12) God’s care of his people; The distinction between the righteous and the wicked. (13-18)

Malachi 4

The judgements on the wicked, and the happiness of the righteous. (1-3) Regard to be had to the law; John the Baptist promised as the forerunner of Messiah. (4-6)