Syria: The Land of Lebanon (Google eBook)

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McBride, Nast, 1913 - Syria - 225 pages
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Page 125 - When ye encounter the unbelievers, strike off their heads, until ye have made a great slaughter among them; and bind them in bonds- and either give them a free dismission afterwards, or exact a ransom; until the war shall have laid down its arms.
Page 1 - I will be as the dew unto Israel; he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon. They that dwell under his shadow shall return ; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine; the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
Page 168 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Page 112 - Universe from their several stations, there was nothing in the heavens above, or the earth beneath, or the waters under the earth...
Page 25 - The native ideals of truthfulness and business honor are not, to be frank, those of Anglo-Saxon nations. It is not considered very insulting to call a Syrian a liar. But even in the Western business world all is not truth and uprightness, and these men and women have an excuse which we have not. For centuries their land has been ruled by a government based upon untruth and injustice, and very often the only protection for life or property lay in evasion and deceit. The wonder is that, in spite of...
Page 126 - Thy kingdom, O Christ, is an everlasting kingdom, and Thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
Page 122 - O Jesus, son of Mary, hast thou said unto mankind, Take me and my mother as two gods, beside God?' he shall say, 'Glory be unto Thee!
Page 1 - The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir-tree, the pine, and the box-tree together, to beautify the place of My sanctuary; and I will make the place of My feet glorious.
Page 122 - His name shall be, Messiah Jesus the son of Mary, illustrious in this world and in the next, and one of those who have near access to God ; 41.
Page 168 - ... bring forth their young: and under its shadow dwelt all great nations. Thus was it fair in its greatness, in the length of its branches; for its root was by many waters. The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir-trees were not like its boughs, and the plane-trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like unto it in its beauty.

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