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" Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow ; which came up in a night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot... "
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Lectures on baptism

William Ritchie (of Berwick-upon-Tweed.) - 1856 - 233 pages
...night and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ?" If he so spares both them, and others on their account, when the crimes of adults cry...
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The Book of Jonah: Illustrated by Discoveries at Nineveh

Philip Charles Soulbieu DESPREZ - 1857 - 133 pages
...night and perished in a night, and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons, that cannot discern between...right hand and their left, and also much cattle." But leaving these illustrations of the situation in which we find the Prophet placed, we pause a moment...
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The Letters of Indophilus to "The Times": With Additional Notes

Charles Edward Trevelyan - 1857 - 51 pages
...the answer of God to Jonah : — " Should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand a-nd their left hand, and also much cattle ? " Owing, probably, to its commanding geographical position, there...
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The Shadow on the Hearth: Or, Our Father's Voice in Taking Away Our Little Ones

1858 - 288 pages
...complaint of the disappointed prophet: "Should I not spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left?" Nothing is * Jer. xix. 4, 5 ; see also ii., 34. said of the character of the persons who brought...
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Oft Told Tales Retold

Mrs. Martha Young Salyer - 1920 - 48 pages
...night and perished in a night; and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and also much cattle?" We are left up in the air as to what happened to Jonah. However,...
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The Literature of the Old Testament in Its Historical Development

Julius August Bewer - 1922 - 452 pages
...in a night ; and I should not have pity on Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than 120,000 persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left; and also much cattle? (Jonah 4 "".) With this question the story closes. The author does not tell whether Jonah was convinced...
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Student's History of the Hebrews

Laura A Knott - 1922 - 413 pages
...and perished in a night: and should not I have regard for Nineveh, . . . wherein are more 332 than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" Of course Jonah represents Israel. The race has been called to be...
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The Crisis of the Churches

Leighton Parks - 1922 - 256 pages
...meaning is clear. This is the end of the prophetic spirit which loves its own shelter more than the "six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle." "But who are such?" it may be asked. They are the religious sectarians,...
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The Bible and Common Sense

Basil King - 1924 - 166 pages
...truth has been expressed. The conclusion, with its emphasis on little children and the lowly beasts — "six score thousand persons that cannot discern between...their right hand and their left, and also much cattle" is the version of our English Old Testament — has a beauty of its own. If I have been prolix over...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 pages
...night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" THE BINDING OF FENRIS-WOLF1 SNORRI STURLUSON Two of the earliest...
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