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alluded allusion altar Amaziah Ammonites Amos ancient Arabah Arabic Aramaic Ashdod Assyrian Beth-el Bible Book BOOKS OF JOEL Caphtor captivity clause comp Damascus Day of Jehovah Dead Sea denote desolate destruction Deut earth Edom Egypt exile expression G. A. Smith Hamath hath Hazael Hebrew hosts Isaiah Israel Israelites Jehovah Jeroboam Jerusalem Joel Joel's Judah judgement king land locusts mentioned miles Moab moral nations Nazirite numbers palaces Palestine passages Philistines picture priests probably prophecy prophet Prov R.V. marg rain reference rendered righteousness saith the Lord Samaria sanctuary sense shew Syria Tekoa Temple threshing-board unto valley verb verse viii Wady wine word worship writers xlix xvii xviii xxii xxiii xxiv xxix xxvi xxxi xxxii xxxiv xxxvi Zech Zeph Zion
Page 57 - Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them; wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
Page 226 - Israel, and they shall build the waste cities, and inhabit them ; and they shall plant vineyards, and drink the wine thereof; they shall also make gardens, and eat the fruit of them. And I will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them, saith the Lord thy God.
Page 156 - You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.
Page 222 - In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and close up the breaches thereof ; and I will raise up his ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old...
Page 66 - The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the great and the terrible day of the LORD come. And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered : For in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, As the LORD hath said, And in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.
Page 67 - And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.
Page 219 - Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the Lord. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?
Page 147 - Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...
Page 206 - O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there: but prophesy not again any more at Beth-el: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.
Page 210 - Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail, Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn ? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit ? That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat ? The Lord hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
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