A Handbook to the Bible: Being a Guide to the Study of the Holy Scriptures: Derived from Ancient Monuments and Modern Exploration (Google eBook)

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A. D. F. Randolph, 1880 - Bible - 439 pages
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Page 114 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Page 204 - But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping. And as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Page 33 - And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD : for he had nine hundred chariots of iron ; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
Page 339 - ... till they were spoiled and carried out of their land, and were scattered through all the earth: yet there remained a small people, and a ruler in the house of David: 16 Of whom some did that which was pleasing to God, and some multiplied sins. 17 Ezekias fortified his city, and brought in water into the midst thereof: he digged the hard rock with iron, and made wells for waters.
Page 114 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee; the Lord make his face to shine upon thee, and give thee peace.
Page 106 - Towards the end of the first or the beginning of the second century after Christ, these lands were incorporated in the Roman empire.
Page 120 - Our fathers, who were in this place, turned their backs to the Temple and their faces to the east, but we lift our eyes to God.
Page 122 - Israel, thy people, hath sinned, done perversely, and transgressed before thee, as it is written in the law of Moses, thy servant, ' For this day he will expiate for you, to purge you from all your sins, that ye may be clean before the Lord.
Page 116 - ... were brought, they blew nine times more. On the eve of the Sabbath, they blew six times more : thrice to interdict the people from doing work, and thrice to separate the holy day from the work day.
Page 57 - Hebrews was the length of the forearm from the elbow to the end of the middle finger; and the smaller scriptural dimensions are expressed in hand-breadths and spans.

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