A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical Chaldee

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Crocker and Brewster, 1836 - Aramaic language - 1092 pages
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Page 208 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page 41 - Ezra viii. 36 ; satraps, the governors or -viceroys of the large provinces among the ancient Persians, possessing both civil and military power, and being in the provinces the representatives of the sovereign, whose state and splendour they also rivalled.
Page 301 - Tan, mazklr, (recorder, in English version), "a recorder, register, iq, historiographer, the king's annalist, whose duty it was to record the deeds of the king and the events of his reign. . . . The same office is mentioned as existing in the Persian court, both ancient and modern " (Heb. Lex.). It is true, we do not find any mention of a recorder in the kingdom of Israel, yet it is probable that the Israelites would have such an officer. But, independently of this, the history of Israel is so closely...
Page 522 - If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor would as at this time have told us such things as these.
Page 715 - Gesenius (Lex.) supposes that the most probable meaning of this musical term or note is silence, or pause, and that its use was, in chanting the words of the psalm, to direct the singer to be silent, to pause a little, while the instruments played an interlude or harmony. Perhaps this is all that can now be known of the meaning of the word, and this is enough to satisfy every reasonable inquiry.
Page 256 - ... full sovereignty of Nebuchadnezzar. In Dan. v, 31, after the death of Belshazzar, it is stated that Darius the Median took the kingdom when he was about threescore and two years old. Some have denied the existence of such a monarch. But Gesenius well remarks on this monarch :
Page 60 - O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. 10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
Page 475 - And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife for my son...
Page 26 - OPHIR, a celebrated region, abounding in gold, which the seamen of Solomon, in company with the Phenicians, were accustomed to visit, taking their departure from the ports of the Elanitic Gulf, and bringing back every three years gold, precious stones, and algum trees, ie, sandal wood, 2 Chron. viii, 18; ix, 10; especially, 1 Kings x, 22, where Ophir is to be understood, although not expressly mentioned. The gold of Ophir is frequently mentioned in the Old Testament.

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