An Introduction to the Reading of the Holy Scriptures: Intended Chiefly for Young Students in Divinity ; Written Originally in French

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J. and E. Hudson, 1806 - Bible - 327 pages

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Page 83 - For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
Page 14 - And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; The people, which sat in darkness, saw great light; and to them, which sat in the region and shadow of death light, is sprung up.
Page 195 - Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep : for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations ; that ye may know that I am the Lord that doth sanctify you.
Page 100 - ... young men that were under age, were admitted to do it. After the Hebrew language ceased to be the mother tongue of the Jews, the holy scriptures were from that time forward interpreted in their synagogues either in Greek or Chaldee ; which afterwards gave rise to the Ckaldee paraphrases now extant'".
Page 36 - There were great numbers of them in Greece, and all the other parts of the Roman Empire, which had at that time no other bounds, but those of the then known world.
Page 153 - Lastly, there were tithes allotted to the poor, for whom there was also a corner left in every field which it was not lawful to reap with the rest (Lev. xix. 9; Deut. xxiv. 19); and they were likewise allowed such ears of corn, or grapes, as were dropped or scattered about, and the sheaves that might be accidentally forgotten in the field.
Page 190 - The design of this feast was moreover to return God thanks for the fruits of the vine, as well as of other trees, that were gathered about this time ; and to beg his blessing on those of the ensuing year.
Page 302 - But there was a man named Simon who had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the nation of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody great. They all gave heed to him, from the least to the greatest, saying, 'This man is that power of God which is called Great.
Page 315 - James, the Second Epistle of St. Peter, the Second and Third of St. John, the Epistle of St.
Page 9 - ... the road as far as the next village, and so in continuance. In a light soil it is a work of no great expense, and soon accomplished. This established custom elucidates a beautiful passage in the evangelical prophecy respecting the coming of the Messiah, preceded by John the Baptist, as a harbinger, in the spirit and power of Elias, to prepare the way of the Lord, and make his paths straight; St. Matt. ch. iii. ver".

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