The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation with the Aid of Previous Versions and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities
Max Leopold Margolis
Jewish Publication Society of America, 1917 - Bible - 1136 pages
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2And 4And 7And Aaron Abimelech Achish altar Amorites Arabah Arameans behold bless blood bread bring brought burnt-offering children of Israel commanded covenant cubits daughter David deliver dwell earth Edom Egypt ephah ephod evil eyes father fire flesh gate heart heaven holy house of Israel iniquity Jacob Jeroboam Jerusalem Joab Joshua king of Babylon king of Judah land of Egypt Lord hath Lord of hosts Lord said unto Lord spoke unto Lord thy meal-offering Midian midst Moab Moses nations numbered offering pass Pharaoh Philistines pray thee priest princes prophet righteous saith the Lord Samaria Saul say unto sent shalt thou Shechem shekels Sihon sin-offering smote sons soul spoke unto Moses sword tent of meeting thereof thine thing thou art thou hast thou shalt thy hand Thy servant took tribe unclean unto the Lord unto thee voice Wherefore wicked wilderness word
Page 4 - And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 34 - I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac ; the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it and to thy seed ; and thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south ; and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Page 11 - And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: 15 and I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Page 67 - And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.
Page 433 - And he said, I have been very jealous for the Lord God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
Page 67 - Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.
Page 485 - Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.
Page 15 - Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward : for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth : so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
Page 843 - Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him : I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him : I will be with him in trouble ; I will deliver him, and honour him. With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.