Early Egyptian History for the Young: With Descriptions of the Tombs and Monuments

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Macmillan and Company, 1863 - Egypt - 434 pages
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History of Egypt told in a series of letters to "my dear boys."

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Page 295 - Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and took away the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all: and he took away also the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
Page 295 - I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance; and my wrath shall not be poured out upon Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
Page 67 - So when they had gotten those that governed us under their power, they afterwards burnt down our cities, and demolished the temples of the gods, and used all the inhabitants after a most barbarous manner ; nay, some they slew, and led their children and their wives into slavery.
Page 202 - And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel.
Page 297 - And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.
Page 314 - And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt.
Page 297 - Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour. 9 And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah.
Page 373 - For this invention will produce forgetfulness in the minds of those who learn to use it, because they will not practice their memory. Their trust in writing, produced by external characters which are no part of themselves, will discourage the use of their own memory within them.
Page 313 - For this is the day of the Lord God of hosts, a day of vengeance, That he may avenge him of his adversaries : And the sword shall devour, And it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood : For the Lord God of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates.

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