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THE

INTERPRETER OF PROPHECY,

OR,

A VIEW

OF

SCRIPTURAL PROPHECIES-

THE

AND

THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENT

IN THE

Paft and Prefent OCCURRENCES of the WORLD.

WITH

CONJECTURES RESPECTING THEIR FUTURE COMPLETION.

BY HENRY KETT, B.D.

FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD, AND ONE OF HIS
MAJESTY'S PREACHERS AT WHITEHALL.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.


FOURTH EDITION,

WITH ADDITIONAL NOTES.

London:

PRINTED BY BYE AND LAW, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, FOR THE AUTHOR ;

AND SOLD BY F, AND C. RIVINGTON, No. 62, ST. PAUL'S

CHURCH-YARD.

1801.

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TO THE RIGHT REVEREND

GEORGE PRETYMAN, D.D. F.R.S.

LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN,.
WHOSE ARDENT AND UNREMITTING ZEAL

FOR THE INTERESTS OF RELIGION,
AND STEADY REGARD FOR LEARNING;

WHOSE CONDUCT AS A MAN,
AND WHOSE VIGILANCE AS A PRELATE,
DEMAND THE GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
OF EVERY FRIEND

TO THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH OF ENGLAND; ESPECIALLY AT A PERIOD,

WHEN SUCH EXAMPLES ARE EMINENTLY USEFUL ΤΟ

THE CAUSE OF CHRISTIANITY;

THE FOLLOWING WORK

IS, WITH PROFOUND RESPECT,

INSCRIBED,

BY HIS LORDSHIP'S

OBLIGED AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

HENRY KETT.

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PREFACE.

THE aftonishing progress made by infidelity in the present age of the world evidently requires from the friends of Chrif tianity a peculiar degree of energy and vigilance in the caufe of Religious Truth, They cannot fail to recollect, that, although Religion itself is invulnerable against every attack which artifice and violence direct against it, it is their indifpenfable duty to exert their utmoft efforts to check the ravages of an enemy so fatal to the deareft interefts of man: and no mode of protec tion against its contagious fpirit seems better calculated for general ufe, than à

FULL AND CLEAR ELUCIDATION OF THE PROPHETICAL PARTS OF THE OLD AND

NEW TESTAMENTS.

The evidence derived from PROPHECY in fupport of REVELATION, is a progref five and an accumulating evidence, which

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