Cleopartra's Needle: A History of the London Obelisk, with an Exposition of the Hieroglyphics

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Religious Tract Society, 1884 - Cleopatra's Needle (London, England) - 128 pages
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Page 50 - And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem : and he took away the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house ; he even took away all : and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
Page 128 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter ; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of GOD, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season...
Page 96 - Behold the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Page 129 - A sketch of the most striking confirmations of the Bible from recent discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, Palestine, and Asia Minor. With Facsimiles from Photographs. 3s. cloth boards. "All who wish to understand the Bible, and all who take an interest in ancient history, ought to procure it.
Page 70 - And the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with great terribleness, and with signs, and with wonders...
Page 91 - And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnath-paaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On. And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt.
Page 8 - And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. 14 When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt...
Page 130 - We know of nothing at all comparable to it as giving a succinct, clear, and constantly instructive account of the geological features of Egypt and Syria in their relations to the Bible, by the hand of a practised geologist."— Record. >' 7. Assyria: its Princes, Priests, and People. By A. H. SAYCE, MA, LL.D., author of " Fresh Light from Ancient Monuments," " Introduction to Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther,
Page 129 - Cleopatra's Needle. A History of the London Obelisk, with an Exposition of the Hieroglyphics. By the Rev. J. KING, Lecturer for the Palestine Exploration Fund. With Illustrations. Crown 8vo., 2s. 6d. cloth boards. " Mr. King's account of the monument seems fairly full and satisfactory.'* Saturday Review, *' In every way interestingly written.
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