Hebrew canticles: or A poetical commentary, or paraphrase, on the various songs of Scripture; including Solomon's song, Lamentations, &c. And a few miscellaneous pieces

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Printed and published by J. Maxwell, for the Author, 1820 - Bible - 126 pages
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Page 112 - Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel that prophesy, and say thou unto them that prophesy out of their own hearts, Hear ye the word of the Lord; thus saith the Lord God ; Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!
Page 110 - And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
Page 14 - For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance : but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.
Page 14 - Therefore speak I to them in parables : because they seeing, see not ; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
Page 15 - For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee : and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.
Page 105 - I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath. He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.
Page 105 - Bible without feeling or desiring to feel the impulse of that faith which " is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen...
Page 37 - Yes, my Beloved, to my sight, Shows a sweet mixture, red and white: All human beauties, all divine In my Beloved meet and shine.
Page 108 - This beautiful odoriferous plant, if it is not annually cut and kept low, grows ten or twelve feet high; putting out its little flowers in clusters, which yield a most grateful smell like camphor, and may therefore be alluded to in Canticles i.
Page 56 - Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. The first two chapters principally describe the calamities of the siege of Jerusalem; the third deplores the persecutions which Jeremiah himself had suffered; the fourth adverts to the ruin and desolation of the city and temple, and the misfortune of Zedekiah; and the fifth is a kind of form of prayer for the Jews in their captivity.

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