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Page 73 - Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over. And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha.
Page 71 - And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
Page 42 - Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.
Page 57 - A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger.
Page 13 - Sea, going before them by day in a pillar of cloud, and by night, in a pillar of fire.
Page 49 - Lord appeared to him and said: "Ask what I shall give thee.
Page 101 - For, first, those titles, the angel of the covenant, the delight of the Israelites, the desire of all nations, are certain and known characters of the Christ to come. And secondly, it cannot be conceived how the glory of the second Temple should be greater than the glory of the first, without the coming of the Messias to it. For the Jews themselves have observed that five signs of the Divine glory were in the first Temple, which were wanting to the second : as the Urim and Thummim, by which the...
Page 70 - Ahimelech and above fourscore priests to be slain without cause. — 1 Sam. xxii. 14—18. Absalom had a tent spread upon the top of the house, and went in unto his father's concubines, in the sight of all Israel.— 2 Sam. xvi. 22. Ahab had sold himself to work evil in the sight of the Lord, &c.
Page 22 - Jordan in territory taken from Sihon, king of the Amorites, and from Og, king of Bashan.