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:Tis time to work for the Lord; they make void thy law.
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Psalm cix.

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Southern Diitricl of Ktw-York, St.

(L. 8.) BE IT REMEMBERED, that »n the twelfth day of February, in the forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, S. H. Jackson, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims at proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

The Jew; being a .defence'of Judaism against all adversaries, and particularly against the insidious attacks of Israel's Advocate.

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"*TiF time to work for the Lord : they make void thy law. And I will answer t he blasphemers of tbyword, for I depend on thy words."

Psaim cix. Edited by 3. H. Jackson. In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned;" and also to an Act entitled, "An Act, supflwneijtary to an Act, entitled, an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by Becuring the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to tbe authors and proprietors of such copies, during tbe times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints,

JAMES DILL,
CUrh vf the Southern District c]f Ken-York.

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INDEX.

Abraham's communication ... ...

Letters to the Rev. Truman Marsh. . . .141

Answer to a Subscriber ...

American Society addressed .....

Called on for Tracts . .

Their first ammal report examined .
Apostates, unfit for missonaries to the Jews ...

ianity, first propogated by the Jews

Controversy, dreaded by the American Society .. .

A duty incumbent on Jews when attacked .

Conversion, not the object of the American Society .

Dea's Letters .. . . . . . . 85 115

Faber's Sermon answer to -. .. . . .

Gospel—American Society called on to defend it

Jews Uo not believe the Gospel why

Their arguments unanswered

Call for conviction . . ...

Have nc hostility to ianity

Their controversial writers—Their works

Matthew St. examination of . . . . 19 95

Miracles—American Sooiety called on to work some ,

Of no consequence to prove inspiration

Israel's Advocate, an enemy .

/ Editorship of resigned by Mr. Gray, and appointment of the

Rev. Mr- Rowan. . . . . . 55 56

Strictures on . . . . .143 191 223

Nameless ..... 25:3

Messiah not come, proved from Daniel . . . 12 to 17 & 129

Meadleshon's Moses Letter to Deacon Lavaler . . . 179

New Testament writers of being Jews, problemctieal . . . -2

Reports of sundries differences between examined and accounts for 79 to 83

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PREFACE.

1 THE right of defence, when attacked, is considered a first law of nature: it is not only, inherent in man, but exists with equal strength in the insect and the reptile; hence the adage, " tread on a worm and it will tarn." Israel has long been a "worm, and no man;" and has borne (to call it by no harsher name) the gainsayings of the Gentiles.— It has indeed been a long day, "so that none is like it." The day of Jacob's trouble has now endured nearly eighteen centuries. And will it never have an end? will enlargement never come? Has it not in a great measure already come, or at least commenced? For our manifold transgression it has eventuated, as was foretold by Moses, (to whom is peace.) "And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy feet have rest: but theLord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind. And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life."*

But is this all that has happened to us? Has not the Lord, blessed be his holy name, also turned our captivity, as he promised us? and may we not now with confidence look for the speedy fulfillment of his word to us :—" That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captivity, and will have compassion on thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations whither the Lord thy God has scattered thee ?"t

He has indeed turned our captivity, and the weight of the curse is taken off from us. We have enlargement; we have assurance of life: our life doth no longer hang in doubt; and we now, blessed be his name, find ease and rest to our feet. There is then no further occasion for the trembling heart, since, like other men, we are secured in life, and property -, in short, in equal rights, among which are conceded the rights of

* Deul. xxyiii. 65. t Deut. xxx. 3.

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