The History and Literature of the Israelites: According to the Old Testament and the Apocrypha

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Longmans, Green, 1871 - Bible
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Contents

H HISTORY OF THE HEBREW PATRIARCHS 7 The Wanderings of Abram and Lot
24
The Invasion of the Eastern Kings
28
Gods Covenant with Abraham and the Birth of Ishmael
31
The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
37
Birth of Isaac and Expulsion of Hagar
42
Intended Sacrifice of Isaac
44
Death and Burial of Sarah
47
Rebekah
48
Death of Abraham Birth and Youth of Esau and Jacob
52
Isaac in Gerar
54
The Blessing of Isaac
57
Jacobs Journey to Mesopotamia
63
Jacobs Sojourn with Laban his Marriage and Children
65
Jacobs Flight and his Treaty with Laban
68
Jacob and Esau
72
Jacob in Shechem Bethel and Hebron
77
The History of Joseph
79
Settlement of Jacobs Family in Egypt
102
Joseph acquires for the King the whole Soil of Egypt
105
Manasseh and Ephraim
107
Jacobs last Address to his Children
109
Death and Burial of Jacob Death of Joseph
112
THE HISTORY OF MOSES 29 Oppression of the Hebrews in Egypt
115
Birth and early Life of Moses
117
The Mission of Moses to Pharaoh
120
The Ten Egyptian Plagues
127
Institution of the Passover Departure of the Hebrews from Egypt
136
Pharaohs Pursuit and Destruction
139
The Song of Moses and the Hebrews at the Red Sea
142
March of the Hebrews to Marah and Elim the Manna and Quails
144
Victory over the Amalekites
148
Jethro
150
The Revelation on Mount Sinai
152
The Book of the Covenant
158
The Tabernacle
176
The Garments of the Priests
181
The Golden Calf
187
Renewal of the Covenant
190
Erection of the Tabernacle
193
The Hebrew Sacrifices and Offerings
195
The Priests and Levites
208
Various Levitical Laws
215
Death of Nadab and Abihu
219
Wanderings in the Desert
220
Sufferings in the Desert
222
Discontent of Aaron and Miriam
223
Scouts sent to Canaan
224
Murmuring of the People and their Punishment
226
Rebellion of Korah and his Followers
228
The Blooming Rod of Aaron
231
Water from the Rock
232
Wanderings continued
233
New Census and Allotment of the EastJordanic Land
244
THE TIME OF JOSHUA
255
Further Conquests in Canaan
263
Death of Joshua
272
Othniel Ehud Shamgar
280

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Page 530 - BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof: for there they that carried us away captive required of us a song ; And they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, " Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Page 387 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Page 458 - And it came to pass, as they still went on and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Page 396 - And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom!
Page 41 - 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 100 - And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
Page 99 - And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation. I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again: and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.
Page 69 - Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau : for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children. And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
Page 386 - Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
Page 187 - And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the Lord: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.

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