The land and the book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy land

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T. Nelson and sons, 1874 - 718 pages
 

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Page 26 - Jacob selah lift up your heads O ye gates and be ye lifted up ye everlasting doors and the King of glory shall come in...
Page 474 - Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of the LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name...
Page 321 - And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men ; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha : and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha. he revived, and stood up on his feet.
Page 266 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the I .n ii ii.
Page 75 - The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, Make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted, And every mountain and hill shall be made low: And the crooked shall be made straight, And the rough places plain: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, And all flesh shall see it together: For the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 650 - And she spake out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.
Page 511 - Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, "Why hast thou made me thus ? " Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
Page 441 - Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.
Page 268 - The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
Page 364 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him : and they wept.

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