Palestine, Past and Present: With Biblical, Literary, and Scientific Notices

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J. Challen & son, 1859 - Bible and geology - 600 pages
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Page 180 - And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me I pray thee a morsel of bread in thine hand.
Page 66 - For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Page 422 - Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest,) that the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off : and the people passed over right against Jericho.
Page 524 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 324 - Howbeit from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, Jehu departed not from after them, to wit, the golden calves that were in Beth-el, and that were in Dan.
Page 366 - And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem. And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Page 286 - Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself, founded empires ; but on what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius ? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love ; and at this hour, millions of men would die for him...
Page 272 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Page 384 - And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Page 26 - It is a fearful thing To stand upon the beetling verge, and see Where storm and lightning, from that huge gray wall, Have tumbled down vast blocks, and at the base Dashed them in fragments, and to lay thine ear Over the dizzy depth, and hear the sound Of winds that struggle with the woods below, Come up like ocean murmurs.

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