A Dictionary of the Kaffir Language: Kaffir-English

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Wesleyan Mission House, 1872 - Xhosa language
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Page 68 - For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
Page 201 - For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Page 48 - And ye shall hear of wars, and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
Page 235 - Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Page 120 - But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Page 78 - This word describes a custom between relations-in-law, and is generally but not exclusively applied to the female sex, who, when married, are not allowed to pronounce or use words which have for their principal syllable any part or syllable of the names of their chief's or their husband's relations, especially of their fathers-in-law ; they must also keep at a distance from the latter. Hence they have the habit of inventing new names for those persons ; for instance : if one of these persons is called...
Page 120 - God, &c. xvii. 5. and now, O Father, glorify me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
Page 7 - It is not lawful for thee to have her. And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
Page 148 - For there is hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its tender shoots will not cease.
Page 141 - ... believe, because they are not inwardly taught of God, neither are persuaded in their hearts that it is true ; and therefore they are not to be accounted as sheep, although they boast themselves to be shepherds. But contrariwise, touching the true and learned pastors given by God, it may be truly said, We speak that which we know, and that which we have seen, 1 John i.

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