Deuteronomy 30:4

Deuteronomy 30:4

If [any] of thine be driven out unto the outmost [parts] of
As many of them are in this remote island of ours, Great Britain, reckoned formerly the uttermost part of the earth, as Thule, supposed to be Schetland, an isle belonging to Scotland, is said to be {m}; (See Gill on Deuteronomy 28:49); and as some of them are thought to be in America, which Manasseh Ben Israel F14 had a firm belief of:

from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence will he
fetch thee;
whose eye is omniscient, and reaches every part of the world; and whose arm is omnipotent, and none can stay it, or turn it back. The Targum of Jonathan is,

``from thence will he bring you near by the hands of the King Messiah.''


F13 "Ultima Thule", Virgil. Georgic. l. 1. v. 30. Seneca Medea, Act 2. in fine.
F14 Spes Israelis, sect. 38.