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Stories of the Bible: The People of the Chosen Land, Volume 1
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Abednego Abimelech Absalom Achish Ahab Ahaz altar Amaziah angry army asked Assyria Baal Babylon battle Benhadad bowed bread bring brought buried called captain chariot children of Israel city of Samaria commanded cried Daniel David dead death decree dream Elijah Elisha Elisha answered enemies Esther father feast fell fight gave Gehazi give thee Haman Hazael heard heart Hezekiah holy idols Israelites Jehoiada Jehoram Jehoshaphat Jehu Jeroboam Jerusalem Jews Jezebel Joab Joash Jonathan Judah kill king of Israel king of Syria king's kingdom knew land lived loved Mephibosheth Meshach messenger Mordecai Naaman Nabal Naboth Nebuchadnezzar obey offered palace Philistines pray thee priests and Levites princes prophet queen Rehoboam reigned sacrifices Samaria Samuel Saul Saul's saying servants Shadrach slain slay soldiers Solomon spear spoke stood sword Syrians tell temple thou art thou hast thou shalt told took tribes victory wicked woman worship the golden
Page 259 - And there lay the rider distorted and pale, With the dew on his brow and the rust on his mail ; And the tents were all silent, the banners alone, The lances unlifted, the trumpet unblown.
Page 259 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Page 3 - Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine — Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget — lest we forget!
Page 287 - O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar, thy father, a kingdom and majesty and glory and honour; and for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations and languages trembled and feared before him; whom he would he slew, and whom he would he kept alive, and whom he would he set up, and whom he would he put down.
Page 311 - And in every province whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting and weeping and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Page 285 - There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him...
Page 273 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Page 76 - Alas ! my noble boy ! that thou shouldst die ! Thou, who wert made so beautifully fair ! That death should settle in thy glorious eye, And leave his stillness in this clustering hair ! How could he mark thee for the silent tomb ! My proud boy, Absalom...