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" ... so, in like manner, the holy prophets call kings and empires by the names of the heavenly luminaries ; their misfortunes and overthrow are represented by eclipses and extinction... "
A Complete Guide to Heraldry - Page 11
by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies - 2007 - 647 pages
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The triumphs of Christianity over infidelity displayed, or the coming of the ...

Nehemiah Nisbett - 1802
...Antient Hieroglyphics ; for, says he, " as in hieroglyphic writing, the Sun, Moon, " and Stars, where used to represent States and Empires, " Kings, Queens, and Nobility — their eclipse and cxtinc. " tion, temporary disasters, oi entire overthrow, &c.^-'so, '' in like manner, the holy Prophets...
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Lectures on the Gospel of st. Matthew, Volume 2

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1804
...of language is well illustrated by a late very learned prelate .f., who tells us, that " in ancient hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon, and stars, w.ere...empires, kings, queens, and nobility; their eclipse or extinction denoted temporary disasters, or entire overthrow, &c. So the prophets in like manner...
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Illustrations of Prophecy ...

Joseph Towers - 1808
...ceased to be a trifler ' His profound knowlege of the Hebrew scriptures admits not of dispute. 21 ' In hieroglyphic writing the sun, moon, and stars,...states and empires, kings, queens, and nobility.' Warburton's Div. Legat. of Moses, vol. II. p. 152. tors More and Lancaster have done, from the Greek"1...
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The second advent, or, coming of the Messiah in glory, shown to be a ...

Elias Boudinot - Bible - 1815 - 578 pages
...formed on such -principles, may be reasonably interpreted upon them."* And in another place, he says, " For as in hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon and...eclipse and extinction, temporary disasters, or entire overthrows, &c. so in like manner the holy prophets call kings and empires by the names of the heavenly...
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The Second Advent, Or, Coming of the Messiah in Glory, Shown to be a ...

Elias Boudinot - Bible - 1815 - 578 pages
...inch principles, may be reasonably interpreted upon them."* And in another place, he says, " For is in hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon and stars were...eclipse and extinction, temporary disasters, or entire overthrows, &c. so in like manner the holy prophets call kings and empires by the names of the heavenly...
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The history of the destruction of Jerusalem, as connected with the Scripture ...

George Wilkins - 1816
...10, also xxxiv. 4, 5. Joel's fall of Jerusalem, ii. S0, 31. Also Haggai, ii. 21, and Dan. viii. 10. —In hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon, and stars...represent states and empires, kings, queens, and nobility, and their eclipse and extinction denoted temporary disasters, or entire overthrows. Atticus writing...
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Works of the Right Reverend Beilby Porteus, late Bishop of London ..., Volume 5

Beilby Porteus - 1823
...of language is well illustrated by a late very learned prelate -f-, who tells us, that "in ancient hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon, and stars, were...empires, kings, queens, and nobility; their eclipse or extinction denoted temporary disasters or entire overthrow, &c. So the prophets in like manner call...
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Sermons on the truth of the Christian religion, to which are added, 3 ...

William Malkin - 1825
...of hosts and congregations. This language was borrowed from the ancient hieroglyphics. For as in the hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon and stars were...queens and nobility ; their eclipse and extinction used to denote temporary disasters or entire overthrow : so, in like manner, the holy prophets call...
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Signs and symbols illustrated and explained, 12 lectures

George Oliver - 1826
...prying curiosity of the vulgar; to whom nothing was exposed but the beauties of their morality.* " The old Asiatic style so highly figurative, seems,...manner, the holy prophets call kings and empires, • Ramsay's Travels of Cyntt, b. iii. by the names of the heavenly luminaries; their misfortunes and...
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Annotations on the Gospel of st. Matthew

Miles Bland - 1828
...and utter ruin of a nation. Bp. Warburton, Div. Leg. of Mos. B. iv. 4. tells us that in antient hieroglyphic writing, the sun, moon and stars were...empires, kings, queens and nobility ; their eclipse or extinction denoted temporary disasters or entire overthrow. So the Prophets in like manner call...
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