Author Index

Old Testament Student Manual Kings-Malachi, (1982), 109–16


Alexander, David, And Alexander, Pat
Ezekiel Prophesied against Foreign Nations 27-2 Egypt Will Learn Who Is God 27-9 Ezekiel Heard of the Destruction of Jerusalem 27-15 The Jewish Religion in the Diaspora J-7 A Gap in the History 29-24 Those Who Accompanied Ezra and Their Reliance on the Lord 29-27
Anderson, Bernhard W.
What Did Israel Lack in Her Relationship to Jehovah? 10-22
Ashton, Marvin J.
“By Pride Cometh Contention,” 2-22 Soft Answers in the Home 2-26
Ballard, Melving J.
Did It “Please” Father in Heaven to “Bruise” His Son? 17-24
Bennion, Adam S.
The Importance of Loving to Work 2-50
Benson, Ezra Taft
True Prophets Are Never Popular with the Wicked, 24-34 In the Last Days the Lord Will Gather Israel, 25-5 There Can Be Jeopardy in Being a Watchman, 26-14 Cyrus Was Raised Up by the Lord to Free the Jews, J-2
Brockbank, Bernard P.
The Law of the Harvest 10-32
Brown, Hugh B.
Is There a Place for a Wholesome Sense of Humor? 2-32 Practical Application of One’s Religion 2-37 Calamities and Troubles Are Increasing in the Earth, but There Is a Place of Deliverance 18-31
Brown, Victor L.
What Is the Best Way to Train Children 2-40
Bullinger, E. W.
Seven Things the Lord Hates 2-15
Burton, Theodore M.
Get Wisdom, the “Principal Thing,” 2-13 Saviors on Mount Zion 25-31 “All the Proud, Yea, and All That Do Wickedly, Shall Be Stubble,” 34-15 What Is the Great Work Elijah Commenced? 34-17
Cannon, George Q.
“The Other Hand Held a Weapon,” 32-6
Christiansen, Elray L.
There Is Value “in the Day of Adversity,” 2-44
Clarke, Adam
The Extent of Solomon’s Kingdom 1-19 Was Job a Real Person? 3-4 A Truly Righteous Man, 3-8 What Was the Significance of the Stoning of Adoram? 4-8 Why Did Jeroboam Lead His People into Idolatry? 4-12 What Was Ramah? 4-34 Did God Raise Up a Wicked Man to Be King over Israel? 4-38 Why Were Baasha’s Friends and Kinsfolk Killed? 4-40 How Offensive to the Lord Was Ahab’s Marriage to Jezebel? 4-44 “Laid the Foundation … in … His Firstborn, and Set Up the Gates … in His Youngest Son,” 4-45 “How Long Halt Ye between Two Opinions?” 5-11 How Long Did the Priests of Baal Call upon Their God? Why? 5-13 Why Did Elijah Have the Place of Sacrifice Drenched with Water? 5-15 Did the Lord Place a “Lying Spirit” in Ahab’s Prophets? 5-30 Was It an Act of Cruelty to Destroy These Soldiers? 5-35 Should Elisha Be Blamed for the Death of These “Children”? 5-42 “The Lord Will Roar from Zion,” 8-3 What Are the Analogies in Hosea 13:13–14? 10-37 What Was Israel’s Wickedness before the Lord? 11-14 What Is the Meaning of the Figures of Speech Used by Micah? 11-15 Types of Christ 14-40 Did Cyrus Gain Riches from Conquering Babylon? 16-32 To Whom Might the Special Figures in These Verses Refer? 18-6 What Was Topheth? 19-11 Who Were the Principal Persons Involved in the Capture and Fall of Judah? 19-15 “Bring out the Bones,” 23-18 “How Canst Thou Contend with Horses?” 23-25 What Is the Meaning of the Parable of the Figs? 24-7 The Branch of David 25-17 Babylon to Be Destroyed Forever 25-23 The Lord Destroyed Babylon 25-24 The Development of Scripture H-3 Feet like Burnished Brass 26-8 Why Was Ezekiel Instructed to Eat Specific Foods and to Do So by Weight and Measure? 26-18 What Was the Purpose of Ezekiel’s Being Instructed to Cook with Dung? 26-19 “Not the Sounding Again of the Mountains,” 26-23 Worship of Beasts in the Dark 26-26 The Allegory of the Vine and Its Branches 26-50 Israel to Be Gathered by Revelation and with Power 26-52 The Righteous Sometimes Suffer with the Wicked 26-54 To Whom Does the Word Eunuchs Refer? 28-4 Daniel Prospers 28-34 Cyrus Was Raised Up by the Lord to Free the Jews J-2 Missing Passages in Ezra about the Savior 29-31 Trusting in the Lord 29-32 What Were the Days of Purification? 31-6 Establishing the Synagogue and the Feast 32-10
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr.
Which Version of the Bible Should You Use in Your Study of the Old Testament? Preface Seven Things the Lord Hates 2-15 Jesus Is the Christ, the Expected Messiah C-9 “The Prince of Peace,” 13-55
Clawson, Rudger
What Were the Kingdoms Represented in Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream? 28-13
Cowley, Matthias F.
The Gathering of Dispersed Israel J-9
Douglas, J. D.
Who Were the Cherethites and the Pelethites? 1-3 What Was the “Millo”? 1-46 Introduction to Proverbs and Ecclesiastes 2-1 Who Was Shishak? 4-27 Prophecy to Hazael and Ben-hadad 6-27
Duffin, James G.
What Is the Best Way to Train Children? 2-40
Dummelow, J. R.
How Could Adonijah and Solomon Both Have Claim to the Throne of Israel? 1-2 Why Was Solomon Upset by Adonijah’s Request? 1-8 Who Were the “Children of the East Country”? 1-20 What Is the Month “Bul”? 1-29 Why Did the Husband Question His Wife about the Day on Which She Went to See Elisha? 6-15 Why Did Elisha Perform This Miracle? 6-21 Was Athaliah the Daughter of Omri? 6-29 Josiah’s Death at Megiddo, 19-14 Introduction to Zephaniah, 21-1 Who Was Habakkuk and When Did He Minister? 22-2 Who Was Tammuz and Why Did Women Weep for Him? 26-27 What Is Meant by Putting the “Branch to Their Nose”? 26-29 Allegory of the Two Sisters, 26-60 Introduction to Nehemiah, 32-1 First Vision of Zechariah, 33-4 The Seventh Vision, 33-22 A Messianic Type, 33-24 “Jerusalem a Burdensome Stone,” 33-42
Dunn, Paul H.
Sequence and Order in One’s Life, 2-47
Durant, Will
Assyria: Masters of War D-1 The Standardization of Terror D-2 Assyria Passed from the Scene D-4 Babylon: Symbol of Worldly Wickedness, G-2
Dyer, Alvin R.
The Dangers of Double-mindedness 4-48
Eiselen, Frederick Carl
Righteousness More Important Than Ritual 33-25
Encyclopaedia Judaica
The Synagogue Was a Natural and Lasting Outgrowth of the Captivity H-4 The Diaspora J-6 Life in the Diaspora J-8 Restoration of Jerusalem 33-7
Fallows, Samuel
What Was Happening in Hosea’s Time? 10-4 Who Are the “Son of the Stranger” and the “Eunuch”? What Is Their Significance? 18-5 Babylon: Symbol of Worldly Splendor G-1 Babylon: Symbol of Worldly Wickedness G-2 A Remarkable Fulfillment of Prophecy 27-6 Significance of the Name Armageddon I-2 Was Babylon Really Overthrown in One Night? 28-29
Frank, Harry Thomas
Why Did Israel Want to Lighten the Yoke Imposed by Solomon? 4-5 The Fall of Judah to Babylon G-4 Was Babylon Really Overthrown in One Night? 28-29
Freeman, James M.
What Is Meant by the Phrase “The Lord Is God of the Hills, but He Is Not God of the Valleys”? 5-25 What Is a “Chamber … on the Wall”? 6-12 “As They That Take Off the Yoke,” 10-35 What Was Meant by the Cutting and Dividing of Ezekiel’s Hair? 26-20 Why Was a Mark Put on the Foreheads of the Righteous in Jerusalem? 26-30 Ezekiel’s Reproof of False Prophets, 26-38 The People of Jerusalem Were As Children of Heathens, 26-43
Geikie, Cunningham
Why Did the Priests of Baal Cut Themselves As They Called Out to Their God? 5-14 Effects of the Captivity of Judah, H-1
Gesenius, William
What Does the Scripture Mean When It Says God Was Jealous? Why Was He Jealous? 4-26
Great People Of The Bible And How They Lived
How Did Solomon Organize the Government to Give Himself Greater Control over the Kingdom? 1-18 How Did Solomon Use Hiram’s Services in Building the Temple? 1-22 What Were the Effects of Solomon’s Massive Building Projects and Economic Changes? 1-39 The Jewish Religion in the Diaspora J-7
Guthrie, D., And J. A. Motyer
What Is the Book of Proverbs? 2-2 Who Wrote the Book of Proverbs? 2-3 What Does the Phrase “What Portion Have We in David? … See to Thine Own House, David” Mean? 4-7 Is There Hope of Any Escaping the Wrath When the Day of the Lord Comes? 21-5 As a Result of Her Wickedness, Judah was Forsaken and Punished by the Lord 24-28 Is There Hope Judah Can Recover from Her Fall, and If So, How? 24-30 Four Creatures with Four Faces 26-6 Worship of the Sun with Backs toward the Temple 26-28 Belshazzar the King 28-22 The Third Ruler in the Kingdom 28-25 The Interpretation of the Handwriting on the Wall 28-27 Introduction to Haggai 30-1 Why Would Mordecai Not Bow to Haman? 31-8 What Is the Meaning of the Different-Colored Horses? 33-5 Who Was Joshua the High Priest? 33-13 How Is Israel “a Brand Plucked out of the Fire”? 33-14 Who Are the Two Olive Trees? 33-18 What Is the Meaning of the “Flying Roll”? 33-21 What is the Meaning of the Symbols As They Relate to Judah? 33-35 Worthless Shepherd 33-41
Hastings, James
A Remarkable Fulfillment of Prophecy 27-6
Hinckley, Gordon B.
What Is the Best Way to Train Children? 2-40
Hunter, Howard W.
The Greatness and Tragedy of Solomon 1-50
Hyde, Orson
The Lord Saved Israel 6-26
Interpreter’s Bible
In What Way Had Judah “Made a Covenant with Death, and with Hell”? 15-12 Can a Leopard Change His Spots? 23-29
Josephus, Flavius
Of What Significance Was the “Hill Samaria Shemer”? 4-42 Was There Peace or War between Syria and Israel? 6-23 Jehoahaz, King of Israel 6-40 Manasseh Shed Innocent Blood, or Murdered the Prophets 19-5 Zedekiah Learned That the Prophets Speak the Truth 19-20 Cyrus Was Raised Up by the Lord to Free the Jews J-2 Why Did the Older Priests Weep? 29-14 What Was Ezra’s Background and What Was His Assignment from the Persian Emperor? 29-25
Keil, C. F., And F. Delitzsch
Using the Internal References Preface Why Didn’t David Punish Joab Sooner? 1-6 The Punishment of Shimei 1-12 Solomon’s Palace 1-30 Heaping Coals of Fire on Another’s Head 2-45 Why Didn’t the Lord Double the Number of Job’s Children? 3-9 Why Did Israel Gather at Shechem to Support Rehoboam Instead of Gathering at Jerusalem? 4-3 Who Were the “Children of Israel Which Dwelt in the Cities of Judah”? 4-9 Why Did Jeroboam Lead His People into Idolatry? 4-12 What Was the Significance of Pouring the Ashes Out? 4-13 “Hast Cast Me Behind Thy Back,” 4-20 Isn’t This Phrase Inappropriate for the Bible? Why Was It Used, and What Does It Mean? 4-21 What Was the Fire of the Lord? 5-16 The Idolatry of Jehoram 6-3 Why Was Moab Deceived? 6-8 Why Did Naaman Carry Dirt Back with Him? 6-18 What Was the Significance of Elisha’s Question: “Is It a Time to Receive Money?” 6-20 Death of Jezebel 6-32 How Pleased Was the Lord with Jehu? 6-35 Jehoash Became King 6-36 Who Was the “Savior” That Delivered Israel from Syria? 6-41 Death of Elisha 6-42 “For Three Transgressions … and for Four,” 8-5 Why Were These Nations to Be Punished? 8-6 What Is the Significance of the Mention of Ashdod and Egypt? 8-9 The Visions of Amos 8-16 “Jonah Rose Up to Flee unto Tarshish,” 9-3 Was Hosea Commanded to Marry a Harlot? 10-5 Who Is the Woman? 10-8 What Is Meant by the Phrase “They Eat Up the Sin of My People”? 10-13 “Begotten Strange Children,” 10-19 How Is Ephraim a “Cake Not Turned”? 10-23 Will Israel Become Powerful? 11-12 Did Ahaz Sacrifice a Son to Molech? 12-12 What Does the Expression “For the Children Are Come to the Birth, and There Is Not Strength to Bring Forth” Mean? 12-27 Understand the Manner of Prophesying of the Jews E-5 The Proud and the Wicked to Be Brought Low 13-13 The Fruits of Transgression upon the Daughters of Zion 13-22 Warning of the Consequences of Apostasy and Transgression 13-28 Prophecy of the Rejection of Spiritual Things 13-37 The Messianic Promise Reaffirmed 13-52 What Was the Relationship of Israel to the People Spoken of Here? 14-12 Who Was “Lucifer, Son of the Morning”? 14-14 What Was Meant by Moab Being a Heifer of Three Years Old? 14-19 What Might Be Some Spiritual Fulfillments of the Prophecy? 14-30 What Was Meant by Isaiah Walking “Naked and Barefoot”? 14-32 Why Was Isaiah Made So Sorrowful by His Vision? 14-34 What Was the House of the Forest? 14-38 “In the Way of Thy Judgments, O Lord, Have We Waited for Thee,” 15-8 What Was the Significance of the Parable of Sowing and Threshing? 15-15 Who Is the Servant? 16-17 What Is the Meaning of the Word Rereward ? 18-10 Is Man’s Righteousness like “Filthy Rags” unto the Lord? 18-25 How Did Manasseh Exceed the Idolatry of His Predecessors? 19-3 What Is the Significance of Hulda and Her Prophecy? 19-9 Josiah Could Not Undo What Manasseh Had Done, 19-13 What Is Known about Jehoiakim’s Successor, Jehoiakin? 19-17 Introduction to Zephaniah 21-1 The Great Day Comes: The People Reap the Judgments 21-4 Why Do the Wicked Prosper? 23-24 Can the Spoilers of Judah Ever Be Blessed of the Lord? 23-27 A Prophet’s Prayer 23-30 How Serious Was the Drought? 23-31 Letter to the Captives 24-14 The Word of the Lord Is Recorded 24-21 Who Wrote Lamentations and Why? 24-26 “Remember, O Lord, What Is Come upon Us: Consider, and Behold Our Reproach,” 24-33 Rachel Weeping for Her Children, 25-10 What Is Meant by a “Woman Shall Compass a Man”? 25-11 Feet like Burnished Brass 26-8 Ezekiel’s Vision of Idolatrous Abominations in Jerusalem 26-25 “It Is Not Near; Let Us Build Houses: This City Is the Caldron, and We Be the Flesh,” 26-35 The People of Jerusalem Were As Children of Heathens 26-43 The Allegory of the Vine and Its Branches 26-50 What Is the Forest of the South Field, and What Did the Lord Mean by Saying He Would Kindle a Fire There? 26-53 The Parable of the Boiling Pot 26-61 Why Was Ezekiel Told Not to Mourn for the Death of His Wife? 26-62 The Casting of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego into the Furnace 28-17 “The Spirit of the Holy Gods,” 28-18 Why Was Daniel “Astonied”? 28-19 Drinking from the Vessels of the Temple 28-23 Why Was Daniel Rewarded by the King When He Prophesied of the King’s Destruction? 28-28 Did the Medes and Persians Recognize the Promotion Given to Daniel by Belshazzar in the Last Hours of His Reign? 28-30 What Is the Connection between the Four Beasts and Historical Events? 28-37 Daniel’s Vision of Successive Kings, Wars, and Conflicts 28-50 Why Did Haggai Raise the Questions about “Holy Flesh” and Being “Unclean by a Dead Body”? 30-4 Why was Zerubbabel Compared to a “Signet Ring”? 30-5 Irrevocable Edicts 31-3 Why Was the Decree Prematurely Published? 31-9 Is the Word of the Lord Always Fulfilled? 33-3 Mission of the Riders 33-6 What Are the Horns? 33-9 What is the Purpose of the Carpenters? 33-10 Why Wasn’t Jerusalem to Be Measured? 33-11 What Is the Meaning of the Expression “Apple of His Eye”? 33-12 What Is the Symbolism of “Filthy Garments”? 33-15 Enemies of Judah 33-30 Gathering of Israel 33-36 Destruction of the Political Kingdom of Judah 33-38 What Is the Meaning of the Expression “Feed the Flock of the Slaughter”? 33-39 “Mourning of Hadadrimmon in the Valley of Megiddon,” 33-43 Who Is the Shepherd Who Would Be Smitten? 33-46
Kimball, Spencer W.
Tempering the Weather through Prayer 1-36 Introduction to Job 3-1 Trust in God 3-6 False Prophets B-6 The Prophets: Key to Spiritual Survival 6-43 A Famine in the Land 8-17 Overcoming Spiritual Blindness 11-17 Is There a Time Appointed to Die? 12-32 “As with the People, So with the Priest,” 15-3 What Is the Lord’s and What Is Man’s Own? 16-35 How Shall the Gentiles Be Nursing Fathers and Mothers to Israel? 17-9 The Everlasting Warnings to the Wicked 23-42 True Prophets Are Never Popular with the Wicked 24-34 A Latter-day Gathering Promised 25-3 “The Fathers Have Eaten a Sour Grape, and the Children’s Teeth Are Set on Edge,” 25-12 Worship of Beasts in the Dark 26-26 A Person Cannot Be Saved by His Former Righteousness 26-48 “I Have Set Thee a Watchman unto the House of Israel,” 27-13 Repenting of Sin 27-14 “Should Not the Shepherds Feed the Flocks?” 27-16 What Were the Kingdoms Represented in Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream? 28-13 Daniel Prospered Because of His Righteousness 28-15 Three Hebrews Who Were True to God in Spite of Threats and Pressure 28-16 Daniel’s Response to a Heathen Decree 28-31 Increase of Knowledge in the Last Days 28-51 A Lesson of Faith 28-53 Have You Come “for Such a Time As This”? 31-20 Is It Vain to Serve the Lord? 34-13 The Message of Malachi 34-18 The Old Testament Is a Witness for Christ 35-2 The Old Testament Teaches How to Successfully Deal with Life’s Challenges 35-7
Lee, Harold B.
“The Spirit Shall Return unto God,” 2-59 What Special Meaning Do These Verses Have for Latter-day Saints? 11-9 Understand the Manner of Prophesying of the Jews E-5 “In the Last Days … the Mountain of the Lord’s House Shall Be Established,” 13-10 “Out of Zion Shall Go Forth the Law … the Word of the Lord from Jerusalem 13-11 Daniel and His Companions Preserved Their Lives by Obtaining Revelation from God 28-10
Lundwall, N. B.
Slaying of Those Who Were Not Marked on the Forehead 26-31
Martin, Alfred
How Could Cyrus, a Persian King, Be Called the Lord’s “Anointed”? 16-31
Maxwell, Neal A.
“Reproof Getteth Understanding,” 2-27 The Prophets: Key to Spiritual Survival 6-43 Mordecai: In the World but Not of It 31-19
Mcconkie, Bruce R.
What Was the Molten Sea and How Was It Used? 1-32 “An Heart That Deviseth Wicked Imaginations,” 2-16 “He That Uttereth a Slander, Is a Fool,” 2-20 What Does It Mean to Walk in Integrity? 2-34 The Dangers of Double-mindedness 4-48 The Spirit of Prophecy: A Gift for the Righteous B-4 True Prophets Are Messengers of Hope B-7 Who Is Baalzebub? 5-33 The Living and the Dead Prophets 5-43 Who Was It That Troubled Israel? 5-44 Who Are “Zion” and “My Holy Mount”? 7-7 What Is Signified by Sackcloth and Ashes? 9-11 “The Manner of Prophesying among the Jews,” 10-2 How Can Israel or Any Child of God Obtain Mercy? 10-31 The Return of the Ten Tribes D-6 The Importance of Isaiah’s Writings E-1 Use the Book of Mormon E-9 What Are Seraphim? 13-34 Who Is the “Branch”? 13-58 What Was a Wizard That Dealt with Familiar Spirits? 14-26 Was This Burden More Than a Judgment against Egypt? 14-28 What Is the Tried and “Precious Corner Stone”? 15-13 What Do the Allusions to Deaf, Blind, and Meek Mean? 15-20 “Who … Shall Dwell with Everlasting Burnings?” 15-25 What Is Known of Zion’s Future? 15-26 Isaiah Identified One of the Names of God 16-11 Who Is the Righteous Man from the East? 16-15 In What Way Does Christ, through His Righteous Offering, “See His Seed”? Who Are the Seed of Christ? 17-25 How Will Jesus Receive a “Portion with the Great” and “Divide the Spoil with the Strong”? 17-27 To What Period of Time Do These Verses Refer? 18-27 A Latter-day Gathering Promised 25-3 What Is Meant by the “Roll of a Book” the Lord Caused Ezekiel to Eat? 26-12 What Are Cherubim? 26-33 Is Ezekiel’s Vision of the Valley of Bones about the Resurrection or about the Renewal of the House of Israel? 27-20 What Is the Symbolism of the Two Sticks Being Joined Together? 27-21 The Battle of Gog and Magog, 27-24 Significance of the Name Armageddon I-2 Armageddon: The Participants I-4 Armageddon: The Army of Gog I-5 Gog Will Be Thwarted by the Power of Two Witnesses I-6 Armageddon: The Final Extremity I-7 Armageddon: The Deliverance I-8 How Is It That the Kingdom Set Up by God Will Consume the Other Kingdoms? 28-14 Daniel’s Vision of Successive Kings, Wars, and Conflicts 28-50 Have You Come “for Such a Time As This”? 31-20 Why Did Nehemiah Reestablish the Feast of Tabernacles? 32-12 Who Are the Prisoners? 33-32 Will There Be “Heathen,” or Non-Israelites, Who Survive Armageddon? 33-48 Who Was the Messenger Sent to Prepare the Way of the Lord, and Who Was the Messenger of the Covenant? 34-8 What Is the “Book of Remembrance”? 34-14 Treasuring Up the Words of Life 35-8
Mckay, David O.
Becoming Master of Oneself 2-30 The Price of Contention 4-46 The Importance of Unity 4-47 Introduction to 2 Kings 14-20 12-1 “The Shew of Their Countenance Doth Witness against Them,” 13-18
Menzies, Allan
What Were the Abominable Practices of Judah? 4-25
Meservy, Keith H.
The Book of Job 3-2 Was Job a Real Person? 3-4 Did God Converse with Satan? 3-5 “Yet in My Flesh Shall I See God,” 3-7 What Was the Meaning Anciently of the Word Stick ? 27-22
Miller, Madeleine S., And J. Lane Miller
What Is Known about Sennacherib, King of Assyria? 12-21
Monson, Thomas S.
“Finishers Wanted,” 33-50
Morris, George Q.
Armageddon: The Setting I-3
Mould, Elmer W. K.
New Masters for the House of Israel J-1 The First Return of the Jews J-3
Nibley, Hugh
The Rise of the Scribes K-2
Nyman, Monte S.
“Woe to the Rebellious Children,” 15-22 Trust in the Lord instead of in the “Arm of Flesh,” 15-23 Why Did Isaiah Say Jerusalem’s Warfare Was Over? 16-4 Israel Scattered on the Isles of the Sea 17-4 “Thou Art My Servant, O Israel, in Whom I Will Be Glorified,” 17-5 An Addition to Isaiah from the Book of Mormon 17-10 A Passage Often Quoted 17-18
Oxford English Dictionary
Introduction to Nahum 20-1
Penrose, Charles W.
Call to Repentance, Promise of Forgiveness 13-8 What Do the Great Physical Disturbances Describe? 18-24 How Can a “Nation Be Born at Once” and the “Earth Be Made to Bring Forth in One Day”? 18-29 Armageddon: The Deliverance I-8
Perry, L. Tom
“Consider Your Ways,” 30-6
Petersen, Mark E.
The Role of a Prophet, B-3 What Relationship Does This Verse Have to the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon? 15-19 Iniquity Separates Us from the Lord 18-12
Potok, Chaim
What Was Life Like during the Reign of Manasseh? 19-2
Pratt, Orson
The Return of the Ten Tribes D-6 The Lost Tribes to Come to Zion D-7 Zion to Be a Place of Refuge 13-26 “The Earth Shall Be Full of the Knowledge of the Lord,” 13-59 Great Physical Changes Will Attend the Second Coming of the Lord 15-6 What Was the “Book That Is Sealed” and to Whom Were Its “Words” Delivered? 15-17 To Whom Does the Phrase “They Also That Erred in Spirit Shall Come to Understanding” Refer? 15-21 Israel Shall Be a Desolation until the Messiah Begins the Preparation for His Return 15-24 “The Desert Shall Rejoice, and Blossom As the Rose,” 15-29 Who Was Called “Zion” in the High Mountain? 16-8 What Time Periods Do These Verses Refer To? 18-14 “Darkness Shall Cover the Earth,” 18-15 “Who Are These That Fly As a Cloud”? What Does Their Presence Mean? 18-16 “The Sun Shall Be No More Thy Light by Day,” 18-17 Ezekiel’s Parable of the Cedar Tree 26-46 Israel to Be Gathered by Revelation and with Power 26-52 Armageddon: The Army of Gog I-5 What Were the Kingdoms Represented in Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream? 28-13
Pratt, Parley P.
“The Lord Shall Utterly Destroy the Tongue of the Egyptian Sea … and There Shall Be an Highway,” 13-64 Gog Will Be Thwarted by the Power of Two Witnesses I-6 Armageddon: The Final Extremity I-7 Armageddon: The Deliverance I-8 What Was the Significance of Daniel’s Vision of the Ram and the He-goat? 28-42
Prideaux, Humphrey
The Hasmoneans and the Maccabean Revolt K-7
Pritchard, James B.
Chronological Correlation of the Scriptural Record of Isaiah’s Ministry F-2
Rasmussen, Ellis T.
Introduction to Proverbs and Ecclesiastes 2-1 Do Prophets Ever Lie or Disobey the Lord? 4-14 Prophecy Concerning Baasha’s Posterity 4-39 What Is Known about Omri’s Reign As King over Israel? 4-41 “God Is My Salvation … the Lord Jehovah Is My Strength,” B-66 The Prophecies of Nahum Were Written in Superb Hebrew Poetry 20-3 An Epitaph for Nineveh 20-9 “O Lord, How Long Shall I Cry and Thou Wilt Not Hear?” 22-3 Did Nebuchadnezzar Really Forget His Remarkable Dream? 28-9 Was Esther Foreordained? 31-10 Honors for Mordecai, Not Haman, 31-14 Why Were Some of the Persians “Converted” to Judaism? 31-16
Reynolds, George
What Became of the Tribes of Israel? D-5
Reynolds, George, And Janne M. Sjodahl
What Was the Significance of Daniel’s Vision of the Ram and the He-Goat? 28-42
Richards, Legrand
“In the Last Days … the Mountain of the Lord’s House Shall Be Established,” 13-10 “He Will Lift Up an Ensign to the Nations’ in the Latter Days 13-29 “The Lord Shall Set His Hand Again the Second Time to Recover the Remnant of His People,” 13-62 “Ephraim Shall Not Envy Judah, and Judah Shall Not Vex Ephraim,” 13-63 What Does the Phrase Mean, “It Shall Be unto Me As Ariel”? 15-16 What is the “Marvellous Work and a Wonder” of Which Isaiah Prophesied? 15-18 What Was Meant by “a New Thing” in the Wilderness? 16-27 Doom and Delivery 23-34 The Lord Himself Will Gather Scattered Israel 25-8 “They Shall Not Sorrow Any More at All,” 25-9 The Saints Are Preparing the Kingdom in Which Christ Will Reign 28-40 “Will a Man Rob God?” 34-11
Romney, Marion G.
One’s Actions Follow One’s Thoughts, 2-42 “A Virgin Shall … Bear a Son,” 13-45 “Come Ye to the Waters … Buy, and Eat,” 18-2 Calamities and Troubles Are Increasing in the Earth, but There Is a Place of Deliverance, 18-31 The Old Testament Is a Witness for Christ 35-2 The Old Testament Teaches How to Successfully Deal with Life’s Challenges 35-7 Treasuring Up the Words of Life 35-8
Schurer, Emil
The Hasmoneans and the Maccabean Revolt K-7
Skousen, W. Cleon
Where Is the Brook Cherith? 5-4 What Was the Mantle of the Prophet That Was Placed on Elisha? 5-22
Smith, Joseph
The Glory of God 1-34 Was Elijah Really Taken into Heaven? 5-39 Have the “Spirit of Prophecy,” E-4 Warning of the Consequences of Apostasy and Transgression 13-28 Vision of the Lord and the Celestial Realms 13-31 “The Posts of the Door Moved … , and the House Was Filled with Smoke,” 13-35 What Gift Will the Saints Present to the Lord? 14-25 Introduction to Isaiah 24–35 15-1 Why Was Changing the Ordinances So Serious? 15-4 “Who … Shall Dwell with Everlasting Burnings?” 15-25 Who Are the “Ransomed of the Lord” and What Does the Future Hold for Them? 15-30 Who Is the Light That Opens the Eyes of the Blind? 16-18 The Restoration of the Gospel 25-13 Ezekiel’s Record of His Vision 26-3 “Whirlwind,” 26-4 What Is Represented by the Wheels That Ezekiel Described? 26-10 The Righteous Sometimes Suffer with the Wicked 26-54 Repenting of Sin 27-14 Waters Issue from the Temple 27-34 Why Did Daniel Pray Three Times a Day toward Jerusalem? 28-32 What Was Represented by the Beasts Daniel Saw? 28-35 Daniel Saw Adam, or the “Ancient of Days,” and Also Christ Taking His Rightful Place As King over the Earth 28-38 Who Is Gabriel, and Why Would He Be Sent to Give Daniel Understanding of His Vision? 28-43 Will There Be “Heathen,” or Non-Israelites, Who Survive Armageddon? 33-48 Who Was the Messenger Sent to Prepare the Way of the Lord, and Who Was the Messenger of the Covenant? 34-8 What Is the Offering in Righteousness to Be Made by the Sons of Levi? 34-10 What Is the Great Work Elijah Commenced? 34-17 The Old Testament and the Nature of God 35-5
Smith, Joseph Fielding
What Can Be Concluded Regarding Solomon’s Many Marriages? 1-45 Elijah Sealed the Heavens against Rain by Priesthood Power 5-3 Elijah Fled Jezebel 5-17 “The Day of the Lord Is Great and Very Terrible,” 7-8 The Lord Will Redeem and Bless His People 7-9 “I Will Gather All Nations,” 7-12 “Now the Lord Had Prepared a Great Fish,” 9-8 The Return of the Ten Tribes D-6 Call to Repentance, Promise of Forgiveness 13-8 “Out of Zion Shall Go Forth the Law … the Word of the Lord from Jerusalem,” 13-11 The “Daughters of Zion” to Succumb to Worldliness in the Latter Days 13-20 Warning against Familiar Spirits, Peepers, and Mutterers 13-51 “Unto Us a Son Is Given … and His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father,” 13-54 Who Was the “Stem of Jesse” and the “Rod out of the Stem of Jesse”? 13-57 “An Ensign of the People,” 13-61 Isaiah Saw the Gospel Taken to the Nations from America 14-24 What Does the Term Idumea Mean, and Why Was It Used? 15-27 “The Voice of Him That Crieth in the Wilderness,” 16-5 What Does It Mean to Say “Every Knee Shall Bow, Every Tongue Swear”? 16-37 How Shall the Gentiles Be Nursing Fathers and Mothers to Israel? 17-9 How Did Isaiah Foresee Men Receiving Christ? 17- 21 In What Ways Was Jesus a “Man of Sorrows and Acquainted with Grief”? 17-22 How Did Christ’s Sacrifice “Satisfy” the Father and Thus “Justify Many”? 17-26 Calamities and Troubles Are Increasing in the Earth, but There Is a Place of Deliverance 18-31 All Shall Know the Lord 25-14 A Latter-day Temple in Jerusalem 27-23 The Battle of Gog and Magog 27-24 What Sacrifices Will Be Offered in the Temple? 27-32 Introduction to Armaggedon: A Prophetic View I-1 Significance of the Name Armageddon I-2 Armageddon: The Deliverance I-8 Armageddon: The End or the Beginning? I-9 What Will Happen at the Great Gathering at Adam ondi-Ahman? 28-39 They Reckoned Their Genealogy 29-10 A Time for Confidence and Covenant Making 32-19 What Was the Mission of the Four Servants? 33-23 “In That Day Shall There Be a Great Mourning in Jerusalem,” 33-44 “Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?” 34-9 What Is the Great Work Elijah Commenced? 34-17
Smith, William
Why Is the Term Reins Used? 2-43 To Whom Does the Word Eunuchs Refer? 28-4 Who Were the Samaritans Who Hindered the Work on the Temple? 29-15
Sperry, Sidney B.
“I Will Pour out My Spirit upon All Flesh,” 7-11 How Did the Lord Regard Israel’s Spiritual Condition? 8-12 “Hate Evil and Love the Good,” 8-13 “Woe to Them That Are at Ease in Zion,” 8-15 Where and When Did Jonah Live? 9-2 Why Did Jonah Flee to Tarshish? 9-4 Who Was Hosea? 10-3 Was Hosea Commanded to Marry a Harlot? 10-5 What Were the Dangers of Israel’s Entangling Alliances? 10-24 Introduction to Micah 11-1 Some Facts about Micah 11-2 Judgments on Villages of Judah 11-4 What Added Indictment Did Micah Lay at His People’s Feet? 11-5 What Did Micah Mean by the “Prophets Who Make My People Err”? 11-8 A Summary of What the Lord Requires of His Children, 11-13 What Did Micah Foresee and Prophesy Of? 11-16 Rebellion against the Lord 13-3 What Is Meant by the Phrase “Ships of Tarshish”? 13-15 The Lord Prophesied of Cyrus, King of Persia 16-30 When Did Nahum Prophesy? 20-2 Zephaniah’s Final Message 21-7 Introduction to Habakkuk 22-1 What Was Meant by “the Just Shall Live by His Faith”? 22-5 Jeremiah: The Setting 23-2 None Shall Escape 23-23 The Parable of the Loincloth 23-28 What Other Grave Sin, Besides Idolatry, Was Judah Guilty Of? 23-38 In What Way Did Zedekiah Break His Covenant with the People? 24-19 After the Fall of Judah 24-23 What and Where Was Edom? 25-26 Ezekiel: A Contemporary of Jeremiah and Daniel 26-2 The Allegory of the Lioness and the Whelps 26-49 Is Ezekiel’s Vision of the Valley of Bones about the Resurrection or about the Renewal of the House of Israel? 27-20 What Is the Symbolism of the Two Sticks Being Joined Together? 27-21 How Will the Land Be Divided among the Tribes of Israel? 27-33 What Is the Connection between the Four Beasts and Historical Events? 28-37 Daniel’s Supplications on Behalf of His People 28-44 Gabriel’s Explanation of the Seventy Weeks 28-45
Strong, James
Did Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream Pertain Only to the “Latter Days”? 28-12
Talmage, James E.
Which version of the Bible Should You Use in Your Study of the Old Testament? Preface The Significance of the Building of Solomon’s Temple 1-25 How Did Solomon’s Temple Differ from the Tabernacle of the Wilderness? 1-26 What Occurred at the Dedication of the Temple? 1-33 Was the Temple Built by Solomon “Cast Out”? 1-38 What Did the Lord Mean When He Said He Would “Root Up Israel Out of This Good Land … and Shall Scatter Them beyond the River”? 4-23 What Became of the Tribes of Israel? D-5 The Lost Tribes to Come to Zion D-7 “He Was Wounded for Our Transgressions,” 17-23 Inhabitants of Jerusalem compared to a Useless Vine 26-42 The Vision of a Future Temple 27-29 Why Did Daniel Pray Three Times a Day toward Jerusalem? 28-32 Who Were the Samaritans Who Hindered the Work on the Temple? 29-15 How Did the Temple of Zerubbabel Compare to the Temple of Solomon? 29-22 Ezra, the Scribe 29-26 Of What Sins Was Ancient Judah Also Guilty and Why? 34-4
Tanner, N. Eldon
“Trust in the Lord,” 2-11 God Will Not Do Anything without Forewarning His Prophets 8-8 Warning of the Consequences of Apostasy and Transgression 13-28
Taylor, Henry D.
“Fear God, and Keep His Commandments,” 2-60
Taylor, John
How May God’s Children Partake of His Goodness? 18-4
Teasdale, George
“The Voice of Him That Crieth in the Wilderness,” 16-5
Thiele, Edwin R.
Overview of the Kingdom of Israel (Northern Kingdom) A-2
Thompson, J. A.
“Peace, Peace,” 23-14 “Cut Off Thine Hair 23-17 How Is Judah like a “Speckled Bird”? 23-26 Baruch 24-24
Tuttle, A. Theodore
What Was a Prophet among the Hebrews? B-1
Unger, Merrill F.
A Remarkable Fulfillment of Prophecy 27-6
Vandenberg, John H.
Is There a Proper Way to Fast? 18-8 Promises for Those Who Fast Properly 18-9
Welker, Roy A.
What Did Zechariah Envision Here? 33-27
Wells, Daniel H.
The Saints Will Possess the Kingdom 28-41
Widtsoe, John A.
Which Version of the Bible Should You Use in Your Study of the Old Testament? Preface What Was a Prophet among the Hebrews? B-1 What Is a Seer? B-2 The Role of a Prophet B-3 The Call and Training of the Prophets B-5 Conclusion B-8
Wilson, William
What Is a Chapiter? 1-31 What Is the Meaning of the Word Rereward ? 18-10
Wirthlin, Joseph B.
A Famine in the Land 8-17
Woodruff, Wilford
The Gathering of Israel from the World 13-60 God Remembers All His Covenants and Promises 17-7 Calamities and Troubles Are Increasing in the Earth, but There Is a Place of Deliverance 18-31 Why Did Daniel Pray Three Times a Day toward Jerusalem? 28-32 What Was the Mission of the Four Servants?0 33-23
Wouk, Herman
The Festival of Purim 31-17
Yarn, David H.
Why Did the Jews Misinterpret Prophecy Regarding the Deliverer? C-6
Young, Brigham
How Did Solomon Learn How the Temple Should Be Built? 1-24 Light for Darkness 2-14 Spare the Rod 2-24 Soft Answers in the Home 2-26 A Willingness to Continue to Grow 2-48 To Him Who Endures to the End 2-53 As the Tree Falls 2-57 Who Was the “Stem of Jesse” and the “Rod out of the Stem of Jesse”? 13-57 How Is It That the Kingdom Set Up by God Will Consume the Other Kingdoms? 28-14 Trusting in the Lord 29-32 A Time for Confidence and Covenant Making 32-19
Young, Levi Edgar
Work Preparatory to His Coming 16-9