An Explanatory Commentary on Esther: With Four Appendices Consisting of the Second Targum Translated from the Aramaic with Notes : Mithra : the Winged Bulls of Persepolis : and Zoroaster

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T. & T. Clark, 1888 - Bible - 400 pages
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OCLC: 5047049
Related Subjects: Bible. -- O.T. -- Esther -- Commentaries.
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Page 318 - ... in the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even ! and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning ! for the fear of thine heart wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
Page 333 - If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request: for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.
Page xx - But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo. Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.
Page xxiii - Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the Beast : for it is the number of a man ; and his number is six hundred threescore and six.
Page xiv - Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.
Page 328 - And let this apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man withal whom the king delighteth to honour...
Page 333 - Haman stood up to make request for his life to Esther the queen ; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.
Page 338 - Write ye also for the Jews, as it liketh you, in the king's name, and seal it with the king's ring : for the writing which is written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's ring, may no man reverse.
Page xxviii - Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads ; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.
Page 326 - If I have found favour in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do to-morrow as the king hath said.

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