Origines Hebręę: the antiquities of the Hebrew republick, Volume 1

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Page 293 - And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, that Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Page 113 - Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them; 4 For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
Page 72 - The first executioners of the sentence were the witnesses, who generally pulled off their clothes for the purpose : one of them threw him down with great violence upon his loins; if he rolled upon his breast, he was turned upon his loins again, and if he died by the fall there was an end ; but...
Page 267 - ... 2. By these means publicans became so universally abhorred by the Jewish nation, that it was accounted unlawful to do them any office of common kindness and courtesy ; nay, they held it no sin to cozen and overreach a publican, and that with the solemnity of an oath ; they might not eat or drink, walk or travel with them ; they were looked upon as common thieves and robbers ; and money received of them might not be put to the rest of a man's estate, it being presumed to have been gained by rapine...
Page 116 - Irumarcalim it is difficult to find out," says Lewis, " only it is agreed that they carried the keys of the seven gates of the court, and one could not open them without the rest. Some add, that there were seven rooms at the seven gates, where the holy vessels were kept, and these seven men kept the keys, and had the charge of them.
Page 169 - ... skins that is above upon it, and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle of the congregation...
Page 196 - Rabbi Jochanan and Rabbi Simeon Ben Lachish, desiring to see the face of R. Samuel, a Babylonish doctor, Let us follow, said they, the hearing of bath kol. Travelling therefore near a school, they heard the voice of a boy reading these words out of the First Book of Samuel, chap.
Page 250 - Jud. 1. ii. c. 7. himself an enemy to all wicked men, to join with all the lovers of right and equity ; to keep faith with all men, but with princes especially, as they are of God's appointment, and his ministers.
Page 295 - Here the Shechinah or Divine Presence rested, both in the tabernacle and temple, and was visibly seen in the appearance of a cloud over it.
Page 231 - counted to him for righteousness unto all posterities for evermore ;"| and God was so well pleased with it, that he made " with him and his seed after him the covenant of an everlasting priesthood, because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for Israel."!!

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