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THE

FAMILY EXPOSITOR:

O R, A

Paraphrase and Version

OF THE

New Testament:

With

CRITICAL NOTES;

AND A

PraBical Improvement of each Se Et ion.

VOL, II.

Containing the Latter Part of

The History of our Lord JESUS CHRIST,

As recorded by the Four Evangelists,
Disposed in the O R D E R os an H A R M O N Y.

By P. DODDRIDGE, D. D.

The Second Edition.

Sint Scriptura tute Deliria meœ! Nee decipiar in eis, nee decipiam ex eis!

Aug.

LONDON:

Printed and Sold, by J. Waugh, at the Turk's-bead in Gracechurcb-sireet.

M.DCC.XLV.

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THE

PREFACE.

H E Publication of this Second Volume of the Family Expositor hath been delayed so long, beyond my own Expectation, and that of my Friends, that it may perhaps seem necessary to introduce it with an Apology for that Delay. But it would be tedious to enumerate a Variety of Circumstances, which have concurred to occasion it. It i{ generally known, that the unusual Severity of the late Winter laid a Kind of Embargo on the Press; and they that are at all acquainted with the Business of Printing, will easily apprehend, that, under the moft faithful and careful DirecJion, a Work of considerable Bulk is liable to many other Interruptions, even where the Manuscript is entirely finished before the Impression is begun. But after all, the chief Reason, why this hath been published no sooner, is (what I hope my Subscribers will easily excuses the large Addition / have made to what was at firfl prepared and promised: lnflead of an Hundred Sheets, they are here presented with an Hundred and Fifty -eight; so that all beyond the I96.th Page of this Second Volume is more than what I was by the Proposals obliged to deliver.

On the Mention of this, I think myself obliged to renew my Thanh to those, ivbo, by honouring me with their Names and Encouragement on this Occajion, have put it into my Power to publish the Work with Juch Improvements; and shall think myself happy, if those Improvements, however laborious and expensive to the Author, may render it more acceptable and useful to them.

The Tables prefixed to the First Volume are concluded in this, and represent the Disposition of the Harmony in so clear a View, that by comparing them together it would not be difficult to find any particular Text. But a Deference to the Requefi of some of the Subscribers, engaged me to

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