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Page 11 - Babylon took him in the eighth year of his reign. And he carried out thence all the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house...
Page 123 - If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land : But if ye refuse and rebel, Ye shall be devoured with the sword: For the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 119 - Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day ; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day.
Page 263 - It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Page 241 - And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people ; (for he was above all the people ;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up : 6 And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen...
Page 220 - And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?
Page 123 - For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods : so will the anger of the Lord be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly.
Page 151 - LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments...