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Page 11 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 90 - Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Page 172 - Omri was King of Israel, and he afflicted Moab for many days, because Chemosh was angry with his land. And his son succeeded him ; and he also said, I will afflict Moab.
Page 34 - Then we rise to higher ground and ride through noble forests of oak. Then for a mile or two through luxuriant green corn, or perhaps through a rich forest of scattered olivetrees, left untended and uncared for, with perhaps patches of corn in the open glades.
Page 145 - When you go through these [first] cloisters unto the second [court of the] temple, there was a partition made of stone all around, whose height was three cubits ; its construction was very elegant : upon it stood pillars, at equal distances from one another, declaring the law of purity, — some in Greek and some in Roman letters, — that ' no foreigner should go within that sanctuary...
Page 124 - ... to his neighbour, for there was an excess (?) in the rock on the right. They rose up ... they struck on the west of the excavation, the excavators struck each to meet the other, pick to pick.
Page 172 - King of Moab, the Dibonite. My father reigned over Moab thirty years, and I reigned after my father. And I...
Page 21 - ... in outline. These ridges stood almost isolated, between broad flat valleys of soft white marl scattered with flints, and with a pebbly torrent-course in the middle. There was not a tree visible, scarcely even a thorny shrub ; the whole was like the dry basin of a former sea, scoured by the rains, and washed down in places to the hard foundation of metamorphic limestone, which underlies the whole district, and forms precipices two thousand feet high over the shores of the Dead Sea.