Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners, Customs, Rites, Traditions, Forms of Speech Antiquities Climate, and Works of Art and Literature, of the Eastern Nations; Embodying All that is Valuable in the Works of Harmer, Burder, Paxton, and Roberts, and the Most Celebrated Oriental Travellers, Embracing Also the Subject of the Fulfilment of Prophecy, as Exhibited by Keith and Others, with Descriptions of the Present State of Countries and Places Mentioned in the Sacred Writings, Illustrated by Numerous Landscape Engravings, from Sketches Taken on the Spot
J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1865 - Bible - 656 pages
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Page 164 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 10 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
Page 164 - This day will the Lord deliver thee into mine hand, and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee ; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth : that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel. And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with sword and spear : for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give you into our hands.
Page 29 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Page 21 - And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
Page 295 - I will put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou earnest.
Page 63 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
Page 45 - And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.