Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 4

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1837 - Asia
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Page 250 - plucked from oft' the land whither thou goest to possess it. And the Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even to the other. And there thou shall serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have
Page 245 - Euphrates, by the narrow passages of the river. For the Most High then showed signs for them, and held still the flood till they were passed over. For through that country, there was a great way to go, namely of a year and a half; and the same region is called Arsareth,
Page 250 - rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you, so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought. And ye shall bo plucked from
Page 235 - Tiglathpilneser, king of Assyria, and he carried them away, (even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh,) and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river Gozan, unto this
Page 232 - coasts of Cilicia, and Damascus, and Syria, and that he would slay with the sword all the inhabitants of the land of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and all Judea, and all that were in Egypt, till ye come to the borders of the Two Seas,
Page 194 - We now fastened a dog to the end of a bamboo eighteen feet long, and sent him in ; we had our watches in our hands, and in fourteen seconds he fell on his back; he did not move his limbs or look round, but continued to breathe eighteen minutes
Page 250 - When the law was given in thunder from Mount Sinai, when the tides of the ocean and the course of the planets were suspended for the convenience of the Israelites; and when temporal rewards and punishments were the immediate
Page 337 - And the dove came to him in the evening, and lo in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off;
Page 194 - before us, that we did not care for getting wet. On the opposite side of the valley is a large stone, near which is the skeleton of a human being, who must have perished on his back with his right arm under his head: from being exposed to the weather, the bones were bleached,
Page 227 - talents of silver that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand."* Menahem was succeeded by his son Pekahiah,

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