Ninevah and Its Ruins, Or, The History of the Great City

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Partridge, Oakey, 1855 - Iraq - 102 pages
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Page 51 - The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 57 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Page 49 - Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night: and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?
Page 51 - The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble ; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Page 56 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs.
Page 55 - And it shall come to pass, that all they that look upon thee shall flee from thee, and say : Nineveh is laid waste : who will bemoan her?
Page 57 - I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
Page 7 - This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me.
Page 49 - And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd. 7 But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.
Page 4 - Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there. But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and Satyrs shall dance there.

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