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Page 114 - And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
Page 124 - Jordan overfloweth all its banks all the time of harvest), that the waters which came down from above stood, and rose up in one heap, a great way off, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan ; and those that went down toward the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, were wholly cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho.
Page 162 - This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David.
Page 68 - Acra, and reduced it to be of less elevation than it was before, that the temple might be superior to it. Now the valley of the cheesemongers, as it was called, and was that which we told you before distinguished the hill of the upper city from that of the lower, extended as far as Siloam ; for that is the name of a fountain which hath sweet water in it, and this in great plenty also.
Page 71 - And he bought the hill Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver; and he built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, the owner of the hill, Samaria.
Page 297 - The Founders and Rulers of United Israel. From the Death of Moses to the Division of the Hebrew Kingdom.
Page 67 - The city of Jerusalem was fortified with three walls on such parts as were not encompassed with impassable valleys ; for in such places it hath but one wall.
Page 251 - ... a great while ; it supplies men with the principal fruits, with grapes and figs continually, during ten months of the year,* and the rest of the fruits as they become ripe together through the whole year ; for besides the good temperature of the air, it is also watered from a most fertile fountain. The people of the country call it Capharnaum.