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ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS

OF PROPHECY;

OR,

SYMBOLICAL DICTIONARY.

ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS

OF PROPHECY;

OR,

SYMBOLICAL DICTIONARY.

[Observe. In order to make the quotations from my great pilot in the Sea of Prophecy, Gibbon, answer to every edition of the inestimable Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, I have given him out by chapter and note, while I have retained, at the same time, the number of the volumes of the twelve volume edition; n. n. therefore, will signify near the note to which those letters are affixed, the middle numerals will signify the chapter, and the others the volume.]

ABADDON.— The Devil, the murderer from the beginning, put for Muhammed, and the Khalifs his successors, the Commanders of the faithful. Rev. ix. 11. They had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon (Destroyer). An angel means, in general, a succession of angels, i.e. ministers or priests, as a king means a succession of kings. See King. So also Abaddon signifies a succession of Abaddons, i.e. Generals or Commanders. Muhammed and his successors the Khalifs were Kings, Priests, or Angels, and Commanders or Abaddons, at the same time. “ The sword,” says Muhammed, is the

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