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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Death of Jacob and of the Patriarchs. * , ,
Per IOD THE THIRD.
PERIOD THE FOURTH.
FROM THE ENTRANCE of the IsrAELITEs INTo CANAAN, UNDER THE CoM-
PERIOD THE FIFTH.
I. Reign of Solomon before the Dedication of the Temple. II. The Building of the Temple, III. The Dedication of the Temple. IV. Other Buildings and Magnificence of Solomon—The Song of Solomon. W. Greatness of Solomon—Visit of the Queen of Sheba. VI. Wisdom of Solomon—Book of Proverbs. VII. Offence of Solomon—Book of Ecclesiastes. VIII. The Death of Solomon.
PERIOD THE SIXTH.
I. Reign of Rehoboam, King of Judah, 17 years, and contemporary Events in the Kingdom of Israel. II. Reign of Abijam, second King of Judah, with the contemporary Events in the Kingdom of Israel, 3 years. III. Reign of Asa, third King, &c. &c. 41 years. IV. Reign of Jehoshaphat, fourth King, &c. &c. 25 years. W. Reign of Jehoram, fifth King, &c. &c. 4 years. Reign of Ahaziah, sixth King, &c. &c. 1 year. VII. Reign of Athaliah, Queen, &c. &c. 6 years. VIII. Reign of Joash, eighth King, &c. &c. 40 years. IX. Reign of Amaziah, ninth king, &c. &c. 29 years. X. Reign of Uzziah, tenth King, &c. &c. 51 years. XI. Reign of Jotham, eleventh King, &c. &c. 16 years. XII. Reign of Ahaz, twelfth King, &c. &c. 16 years. XIII. Reign of Hezekiah, thirteenth King, &c. &c. 29 years. XIV. Reign of Manasseh, fourteenth King, &c. &c. 55 years. XV. Reign of Amon, fifteenth King, 2 years. XVI. Reign of Josiah, sixteenth King, 31 years. XVII. Reign of Jehoahaz, seventeenth King, 3 months. XVIII. Reign of Jehoiakim, eighteenth King, 11 years. In the fourth year of whose reign Daniel was taken captive; from which event are computed the seventy years of the Babylonish Captivity.
PERIOD THE SEVENTH. The BABYLoNish CAPTIVITY. —SEVENTY YEARs.-FROM 606 To 536.
Burning of the Temple.
II. Contemporary Events at Babylon, during the same Period.
III. History of that Portion of the Jewish Nation, which was not carried Captive to Babylon, after the Burning of the Temple and the Destruction of Jerusalem.
IV. Events at Babylon, between the Destruction of the Temple, and the Return of the Jews from their Captivity, on the Decree of Cyrus.
PERIOD THE EIGHTH.
FROM THE TERMINATIon of the BABYLoNish CAPTivity, to the REForMATION of Worship by NEHEMIAH, AND THE Completion of THE CANoN of THE OLD TESTAMENT BY SIM on the Just.—FRom 536 To ABout 300.
I. From the Decree of Cyrus to the Dedication of the second Temple. II. From the Dedication of the second Temple to the Death of Haman. III. The Reformation by Nehemiah, and the Completion of the Canon of the Old Testament by Simon the Just.