ns, as do several others which Josephus uses to the heathens;
but still they were not very improper in him, when he all along thought
fit to accommodate himself, both in his Antiquities, and in these his books
against Apion, all written for the use of the Greeks and Romans, to their
notions and language, and this as far as ever truth would give him leave.
Though it be very observable withal, that he never uses such expressions
in his books of the War, written originally for the Jews beyond Euphrates,
and in their language, in all these cases. However, Josephus directly supposes
the Jewish settlement, under Moses, to be a Divine settlement, and indeed
no other than a real theocracy.
by ascribing the authority and the power to God, and by persuading all
the people to have a regard to him, as the author of all the good things
that were enjoyed either in common by all mankind, or by each one in particular,
and of all that they themselves obtained by praying to him in their greatest