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A Descriptive Geography And Brief Historical Sketch of Palestine
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2i English miles Abraim Pacha Akko ancient appears Arabah Arabs Arabs call Astori Banias Bedouins belonged Benjamin Bereshith Rabbah Beth Beth-El Beth-Horon boundary chap Chezib Chinnereth Chron commenced Damascus Dead Sea Deut district Djebl doubt Egypt English miles northeast English miles south English miles west Eusebius extended farther Galilee Gate Gazza grave Hauran Hebrew Hebron Holy ibid identical inhabitants Israelites Jaffa Jerusalem Jewish Jews Jezreel Jonathan Jordan Josephus Joshua journey Judah Kefar Kings Kirjath-Jearim Lake Chinnereth land Lebanon Mahomedans means Megillah mentioned Midrash miles east miles north modern village Mount Hor mountains Naphtali neighbourhood northern northwest Pacha Palestine passage plain present Rabbethi Rabbi Red Sea river ruins Saadiah Sanhedrin says Shechem Sheich situated southeast species spring Sultan Synagogue Talmud temple mount Tiberias tion Tosephtah town tribe valley vicinity Wady wall whence wherefore whole Yerushalmi Zafed Zebulun Zidon Zion
Page 17 - In the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, " Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates...
Page 28 - And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.
Page 467 - But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there. And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.
Page 96 - And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the fountain of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron ; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjath-jearim : 10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on the north side, and went down to Beth-shemesh, and passed on to Timnah...
Page 17 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
Page 249 - The second wall took its beginning from that gate which they called Gennaih, which belonged to the first wall ; it only encompassed the northern quarter of the city and reached as far as the tower Antonia.
Page 323 - ... a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and...
Page 439 - If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial ; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he. For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.
Page 249 - The beginning of the third wall was at the tower Hippicus, whence it reached as far as the north quarter of the city and the tower Psephinus, and then was so far extended till it came over against the monuments of Helena, which Helena was queen of Adiabene, the. daughter of Izates ; it then extended farther to a great length, and passed by the sepulchral caverns of the kings...