The Empire of the Amorites

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Yale University Press, 1919 - Amorites - 192 pages
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Page 152 - Goiim, that they made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar). All these joined together in the vale of Siddim (the same is the Salt Sea) . Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
Page 153 - Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
Page 5 - The present volume is the fourth work published by the Yale University Press on the Alexander Kohut Memorial Publication Fund. This Foundation was established October 13, 1915, by a gift to Yale University from members of his family for the purpose of enabling scholars to publish texts and monographs in the Semitic field of research. The Reverend Alexander Kohut, Ph.D. (Leipzig), a distinguished Oriental scholar, in whose memory the fund has been established, was born in Hungary, April 22, 1842,...
Page 79 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the...
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Page 150 - Seized upon is Gezer. Yenoam is made as a thing not existing, Israel is desolated, His seed is not ; Palestine has become a widow for Egypt All lands are united, they are pacified ; Every one that is turbulent is bound by King Merneptah, given up like Re, every day...
Page 123 - AFTER these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus? And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
Page 150 - Canaan, with every evil Carried off is Askalon, Seized upon is Gezer. Yenoam is made as a thing not existing, Israel is desolated...
Page 143 - There were figs in it and vines, More plentiful than water was its wine, Copious was its honey, plenteous its oil; All fruits were upon its trees. Barley was there, and spelt, Without end all cattle. Moreover, great was that which came to me, Which came for love of me, When he appointed me sheik of the tribe, From the choicest of his land. I portioned the daily bread, And wine for every day, Cooked...
Page 153 - Abraham and his followers rose "early in the morning" and "went unto" the place of which God had told him; on the third day he lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar. That gesture is the only gesture, is indeed the only occurrence during...

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