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one knows ; th&t magistrates axe not Jehovah . Tfae title Sscr ^ prr j ^ is said exclusively to belong to God , Jude 4 . yefi the New Tes * taaient gives this title to rpere men , to masters , hat no servant would be led by it to suppose that his master was Jehovah . So when
the same El Gibbor is given to u child , we know a child cannot be Jehovah , aindr therefore are in no danger of being deluded into idol , airy . The clergy raian says , f Ba-TMchtl does not signify the blessed Gad * butiGad h&tk blessed ; nei .
ther does BlytfA signify God the ^ Jj # rd 9 but J ^ kkk i& ri ? y God . . Jtojr does Aladah signify God eternal * but either the congregation tf&od , God is awitmss , ; or p ^ j » sibly God hath preserved * Fo ? all this we
have his mere ipfe dixib . In order tcfc see hqvf far w § may uely upon hiss word in this matter , I will examine his interpretation of E / i . iah . * ' It piteans / f he says " Jfih ^ is ray GoSc ] . * Now that is certainly not a just translation of EM ;
the word occurs and is repealed Psa . xxii , 1 . Eliy JEH 9 my God 9 my God . Our Lord makes use of those Hebrew words on the cross , the Evangelist translates them into Greek , and they are rendered in English agreeably both % o the
Hebrew and Greek , my Godp my God ; nor can they possibly be rendered is my God , i » my God , Elijah is not therefore Jah is my God , but my God JaA * Thfe may serve jas a specimen of fche rest , which are all of them of lh . e sni ^ e nature . That the LXX . did not understand the word « El Gib *
bar % o mean the mighty God is evident , from their rendering the sentence , the wonderful counsellor , the mighty God / 1 the angel of the great cqw $ cl t upd their
yerfirioii is of great a ^ thpjrity , Vw ^ sanctioned by qur Lord ar ^ d - } u ^ apostles , who appealed to it , and ui ^ de their citations from it , Ql £ this , o « which I laid pon ^ ideraW ^ stress , the clergyman did not thiuk proper to take any notice .
We come now to \\\ v last t # xt , Zech . ii . 6—13 . " In W' ( J . M . ^> < 4 remarks , " says the clergyman ^ iC on this text , we have a fre $ lpL instance of his begging ^ he ques ^ tion . Jie ^ rguesj , that if ^ he , sender and the sqnt ajre equally , C ^ Ued Jehovah , then the unity of
tfee « Godhend is ^ ubrerted . '' This ; is $ a _ id . merely t <) get qd of ^ pro ^ position as $ elf r e ^ i dent ^ s that o /^ a ^ d 0 * e are ^ o . Why did \ i <* ilOt ^ t ljBT |) j > t | p ^ emonm atp that ;
< 2 ## te 4 . w « ^ r iX \ ° PfV *^ th ^ A owt ^ Then he might have ^ pja . t ^ ric | e . d \ yiXip sv be |^ r gr ^ ce , that f Relief in tiw © Jehovah * i ^ consUtent ^ r | f % * ^ bdlief ii ^ the Mpity of Qod * . TfU he has done tUU , I , a ^ pters ^^ cie ^ tfca ^ nt > pem&n of ^ ni fnop sens ^ will Delieve his intexpretatioQ © f
tbis prophecy . " TM * < that it ^ Vi bv ^ rts the unity , of Opfl ) he add $ , ' * ip the v « fy fipipH which we , who ^ p r ^ A *^ ^ un ity in
trinity , deny / ' May * ¥ ? fl «> t very ap % apply to thpnpi t ^ . i « P ? d ^ of 'GurliQrct , ^ Ye worship ye know not wha * : *' for H © . a 44 a JW * t ^ lpv > -, < 6 The tinify of Go 4 is of a patyifj peculiar to itself , a nafcure wl ^ icU we pretend ngt to uncf ^ t ^^ 4 ^ AM CJ * lviiv hifnself says , " ptiwty r ^ o
is « . bqfflmxpus . word , u ^ fcw ^ n / q . pivipU ^ ks and apo ^ tle ^ . " ^ J , ftlr ^ he says , attewpt ^ tpget . qwffflT t ) m ic «| by wyittg * ^ ftf t ^ ^ qr ^ sf ^ re tfce w ^ rd ^ pf th ^ pro ^ p hej :, '' awl
aekfs , ^ yvhat then i * tKe mea ^ pg -y L # « M- ib © Jf O ^^ t ^ fis ^ ' ^ jfhovah of hosts , &c . ^ I answer , just w | i&t every pfp ^ e ^ i ^ eaa *
^ J- 31 . ^ Reply to the Clergyman w . f ^ e Div inity vf Christ .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Feb. 2, 1808, page 78, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2389/page/22/