Biblical Criticism on the First Fourteen Historical Books of the Old Testament: Also on the First Nine Prophetical Books, Volume 3

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown and F.S. & J. Rivington, 1820 - Bible
 

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Page 278 - There were giants in the earth in those days ; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
Page 341 - He restored the coast of Israel from the entering of Hamath unto the sea of the plain, according to the word of the LORD God of Israel, which he spake by the hand of his servant Jonah, the son of Amittai, the prophet, which was of Gath-hepher.
Page 311 - Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.
Page 11 - And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations...
Page 37 - And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Page 133 - And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face was the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
Page 32 - Christians still make banquets of this kind, by a custom derived from the Jews; and I have been many times present at them among the Armenians in Persia.
Page 272 - He delights in a style, which always becomes obscure, when the language of the writer ceases to be a living language. He is commatic, to use St Jerome's word, more than any other of the prophets. He writes in short, detached, disjointed sentences ; not wrought up into periods, in which the connection of one clause with another, and the dialectic relations, are made manifest to the reader by an artificial collocation ; and by those...
Page 341 - And the LORD said not that he would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven : but he saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.
Page 341 - And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord: he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.

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