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ON

THE FIRST FOURTEEN

HISTORICAL BOOKS

OF

THE OLD TESTAMENT;

ALSO

ON THE FIRST NINE

PROPHETICAL BOOKS.

BY

SAMUEL HORSLEY, L. L. D. F.R.S. F. A. S.

LATE LORD BISHOP OF ST. ASAPH.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, & BROWN,

AND F. C. & J. RIVINGTON.

Printed by C. Stewart, Edinburgh.

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To speak to Hosea and by Hosea ( and ) are phrases of different import. To speak to, expresses, that to him the discourse was immediately addressed. To speak by, that through him it was addressed to others. And that the speech, so addressed to others, was not the prophet's own, but God's; God using the prophet as his organ of speech to the people. The different import of these two constructions, so manifest in the Hebrew text, has been very judiciously preserved in the LXX, according to

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