Oriental Customs: Or, An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by an Explanatory Application of the Customs and Manners of the Eastern Nations and Especially the Jews Therein Alluded to : Together with Observations on Many Difficult and Obscure Texts Collected from the Most Celebrated Travellers, and the Most Eminent Critics, Volume 2
William W. Woodward, 1807
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Aleppo Alex alludes allusion altar amongst ancient appears Arabs blessing blood bread brought caliph called ceremony Chardin Christ circumstance clothed colour common crown custom customary David death drink earth East eastern Egypt Egyptians expression father feast fire garments GILL give gods gold Greeks hair hands HARMER hath head heathens Hebrews Hence Herodotus Hist Homer honour horse instance Israel Israelites JENNINGS's Jewish Jerusalem Jewish Jews Josephus Judea kind king king of Persia Lord Maimonides manner mentioned Moses mourning nations night observed Odyss offered Ovid passage passover PATRICK Persians person Philistines Plutarch practice prayer priest prince prophet Psalm Romans round sacred sacrifice Saul says scripture Scythians servants shalt shew signifies Solomon speaking stones Syria temple thee things thou tion Trav Travels unto usual Vathek Virgil wash wine women words worship
Page 29 - I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace.
Page 250 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Page 339 - And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.
Page 390 - But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.
Page 306 - The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.
Page 18 - Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp ? 28 And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters?
Page 8 - And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.
Page 11 - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold; and said, Whose daughter art thou?