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What Moses Saw and Heard: Or, the Idea of God in the Old Testament
A O Butler
No preview available - 2016
What Moses Saw and Heard: Or the Idea of God in the Old Testament. (1889)
A. O. Butler
No preview available - 2009
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Page 12 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 206 - And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 381 - And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud ; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.
Page 358 - The sky is changed! — and such a change! Oh, night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet, lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among Leaps the live thunder! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud!
Page 121 - When there were no depths I was brought forth ; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled ; before the hills was I brought forth; while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Page 169 - Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Page 316 - And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, So that I come again to my father's house in peace ; then shall the Lord be my God : and this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house : and of all that thou shalt give me, I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Page 367 - If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.
Page 85 - Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah : Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt ; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD.