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Page 66 - nothing of the Jewish queen who saved her nation, or of the mighty Jewish chancellor who was "next unto King Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brethren, seeking the good of his people and speaking peace to all his seed
Page 352 - Gregory, DD, LL.D., Professor of New Testament Exegesis in the University of Leipzig. [Now Ready. THE LIFE OF CHRIST. By WILLIAM Sanday, DD, LL.D., Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford. A HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE APOSTOLIC AGE. By Arthur C. McGiffert, DD, Professor of Church History, Union Theological Seminary, New Y'ork. [A r ow Ready.
Page 344 - its predecessors, this volume will be warmly welcomed—whilst to those whose means of securing up-to-date information on the subject of which it treats arc limited, it is simply invaluable."—Edinburgh Scotsman. The Books of Samuel By Rev. HENRY PRESERVED SMITH, DD Professor of Old Testament Literature and History of Religion,
Page 120 - The light and the sun rose up, and the lowly were exalted, and devoured the glorious. " Now when Mordecai, who had seen this dream, and what God had determined to do, awoke, he bore it in mind, and until night by all means was desirous to understand it.
Page 348 - expository, doctrinal, practical, and eminently spiritual. The positive conclusions of the books are very numerous and are stoutly, gloriously evangelical. . . . The commentary does not fail to speak with the utmost reverence of the whole word of God."—The