The History of Antiquity, Volume 2

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R. Bentley & son, 1879 - History, Ancient
 

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Page 144 - Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Page 105 - And he said unto them, What have I done now in comparison of you ? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abi-ezer?
Page 218 - Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the Lord.
Page 306 - And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
Page 229 - Thy father made our yoke grievous : now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.
Page 142 - ... is good in my sight: for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day: nevertheless the lords favour thee not. 7. Wherefore now return, and go in peace, that thou displease not the lords of the Philistines.
Page 162 - Eh well, tha'rt more cocky than me, an' tha says less. John Thomas! Dost want her! Dost want my lady Jane? Tha's dipped me in again, tha hast. Ay, an' tha comes up smilin'.—Ax 'er then! Ax lady Jane! Say: Lift up your heads o' ye gates, that the king of glory may come in.
Page 130 - Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, "Surely the bitterness of death is past. And Samuel said, "As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women.
Page 251 - And there was a great famine in Samaria : and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
Page 244 - Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt offering, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench. And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is God; the LORD, he is God.

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