Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners, Customs, Rites, Traditions, Forms of Speech, Antiquities, Climate, and Works of Art and Literature, of the Eastern Nations ; Emodying All that is Valuable in the Works of Harmer, Burder, Paxton, and Roberts, and the Most Celebrated Oriental Travellers ; Embracing Also the Subject of the Fulfilment of Prophecy, as Exhibited by Keith and Others ...
Brattleboro ̓Typographic Company, 1839 - Bible - 656 pages
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Page 264 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Page 29 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Page 27 - And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
Page 257 - OH THAT I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me; When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness...
Page 295 - I will put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou earnest.
Page 47 - And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
Page 124 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
Page 63 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.