A History of the Hebrew People: From the Division of the Kingdom to the Fall of Jerusalem, Volume 1

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901 - Jews - 228 pages
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Page 161 - And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Page 23 - And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke : my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Page 192 - And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name...
Page 136 - WOE to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds ! When the morning is light, they practise it, Because it is in the power of their hand. And they covet fields, and take them by violence; And houses, and take them away: So they oppress a man and his house, Even a man and his heritage.
Page 136 - Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink; which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
Page 128 - Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire : your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
Page 82 - Then Amaziah the priest of Beth-el sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel : the land is not able to bear all his words. For thus Amos saith, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.
Page 93 - My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
Page 139 - But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, yea, and made his son to pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD cast out from before the children of Israel.
Page 26 - And it came to pass, when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come again,. that they sent and called him unto the congregation, and made him king over all Israel : there was none that followed the house of David, but the tribe of Judah only.

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