Fresh Light from the Ancient Monuments: A Sketch of the Most Striking Confirmations of the Bible, from Recent Discoveries in Egypt, Palestine, Assyria, Babylonia, Asia Minor

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Religious Tract Society, 1884 - Bible - 176 pages

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Page 156 - For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.
Page 118 - Therefore, thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Page 87 - ... neighbour, for there was an excess in the rock on the right hand (and on the left). And after that on the day of excavating the excavators had struck pick against pick, one against the other, the waters flowed from the spring to the Pool for a distance of 1,200 cubits.
Page 54 - I collected corn as a friend of the harvest-god. I was watchful in time of sowing. And when a famine arose, lasting many years, I distributed corn to the city each year of the famine.
Page 56 - Let down thy hair ! Thus he spake to me, but I did not listen to him (but said) See ! am I not thy mother, and is not thy elder brother like a father to thee...
Page 34 - I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake ; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth ; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
Page 151 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds ; I will be like the most High.
Page 122 - But as for Hezekiah of Judah, who had not submitted to my yoke, forty-six of his strong cities, together with...
Page 78 - Omri was King of Israel, and he afflicted Moab for many days, because Chemosh was angry with his land. And his son succeeded him ; and he also said, I will afflict Moab.

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