Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews
Printed at the Codman Press by Flagg and Gould, for Crocker & Brewster, no. 47, Washington St. Boston, and J. Leavitt, no. 182, Broadway, New York., 1829 - 464 sider
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Side 400 - Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.
Side 408 - Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon." And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
Side 139 - to rejoice with them that do rejoice, and to weep with them that weep...
Side 349 - By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him, for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
Side 344 - And it shall come to pass in that day that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the Lord, and shall water the valley of Shittim.
Side 400 - ... And, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord God; Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood. Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fallings of Bashan.
Side 399 - They shall be burnt with hunger And devoured with burning heat and with bitter destruction; I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, With the poison of serpents of the dust.
Side ii - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Side 407 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou so disquieted within me ? hope thou in God : for I shall yet praise Him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.