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Chap.

3

2.

An

Expoftion

upon

the

Boob,

of

J

o

Verf. a.

t

The Buzite,

that

is, coming

ftom Buz.

Yet

there

is

a

difference

about

that,

tome

fay

he had

that

none

froin the place where he

dwelt ;we

read

(3

er.

z

5.

23.

)

of

a

place called

Buz; Others

fly,

he was

called the

B,tzate fro

::l

the name of

his family

;

As he

defcended f

:o:::

Buz,

the

on

oi`Nabor

Abrahan2,r b

ether (Gel'.

22.

21.

)

w1.',cah

bath

borne

children

unto

thy brother

Nahor,

.Ilstz

hisjtrf

grin

andBuz

his

brother.

Mailer

Broughton

is

cleare

in i-,

who gives

this

gloife upon

the

text

;

Rliihu

the

Buzite,

of

Buz Abrahams

brothers

fon

of

th'e

family.

of Ram,

famous

then

fos

knowledge. Rebecca

and

'Jacob.

feeme

to

have

left religionin

Nabors

houfe.

Thus

faire

he.

7ereme

faith,

El

hu war

defcended

from

the

Hicron: in

fecond

fon

of

MI

Icah,

whom the

Septuagint

call Bauz;

from

.him

was

tra£ì: Heb:

fu-

,

Balaam

the forcerer,

who

accord:

g

to

the

7raditio

2

of

the

jewes

Po'

Ge:ej/in.

was this

Eli

htefpo]Zen

of

in

the

book

of

job,

at

firfl,

an

holy

man and

a

Prophet, but

afterwards

an

apoff

ate. But

I

leave

that

as a

Rabbi-

Apparel', quod

nicall

Tradition.

fran

Eliu di-

We

have

yet

a

further defcriptiori of

Elrihu

in

the Text.

crur

BuLiris

n

pt

ine

Of

the

kindred ofRam, of

the

family or

pofteriry of

Kam:

¡uia

trawl'

ex

maw

Who

this Ram

was is much

conrroverted

by

Interpreters

.

its

dicitur

de

nor

is

the controverfie yet

ended

who

this Ram was.

Some

fay

he

P`am

ra

i0'a

}

y

maternz

o'r;gi-

was

that

Rem fpoken of

(Ruth

4.19.)

But

it

is

not

likely,

that

he

pis.

metcba

c-

was

fo

ancient

as

fob; or

if

he

were,

he would not leave

the

If-

tam mater Bug

raelites

(

from whom

Pharez

was

defcended)

to

dwell among

fait

Aran

the

Edornites.

Others

fay

he

was

that

Aram

mentioned

(Gen.

2,

z

undo

et 70

loco

21.

)

But

neither

Both this appeare

true

;

for

then Elihu

could

tegmu

A-

pp

ram.Proindéfi-

not

be

a

Buzite, but mull

draw

his

line from

Kemal

the brother

cut tres reges

of Buz. The Chaldee

Paraphrafe

tells

us, he

was

Abraham.

And

vifira

-erunt

to cleare

this

'tis

laid

(

as

our

owne

learned Annotators

have

gi-

lob

caufa

ami-

ven

it

)

that

he had

a threefold

gradation

in

his,

name

;

Fads, he

c`a`ufacog,:

do

was

called only Ram,

which fignifieth

high;

Secondly,

Abram,

nis,dequaven-

which

fgnifieth

A

high

father;

Thirdly, Abraham,

which

fgni-

dieavir

fibi

in

ñeth

the high

father

of

a

multitude, But ,

upon

which.

ro

deter-

lob

plufculum

mine

I

conceive

it

impofíible, nor

is

there

any

great matter

in

it,

ntdacìoríe

li-

Only this feemes cleare,

that

the

family

of

Ram

was

force

great

fn,;,'æ.

Ian

and illuff:ious

family

in

thofe

times;

and

we may take

notice

how

uis ifie

fue-

diflinl

and pundl uall

the penman

of

this book

was

in defcribing

rir,

quærunr

in-

the pedegree of

Eli

-And

there

may

be two reafons why,

the

recpreres,

Gr

.i-

Spirit

ofGod

dired§ed him to be

fo;

Firff.,

becaufe he

was

but a

mane: rerranrá

C? adbuc

tub

young

judi;

a

lis

efi.

Dref