A Dictionary of Scripture Geography; Containing Illustrations of All the Places Mentioned in the Old and New Testaments and the Leading Events Connecting Them Eith the Christian: To which are Added, Chronological, Geographical, and Other Tables
J. Johnson & son, 1846 - 486 pages
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Page 125 - It extends from lat. 37* 20* north to 34° 50' south and from long. 17° 31' west to 51° 22' east. It is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean Sea; on the east by the...
Page 378 - Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Page 139 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden ; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Page 70 - And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.
Page 259 - 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 139 - And the name of the second river is Gihon : the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
Page 12 - When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them ; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
Page 63 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Page 267 - Under a wise and beneficent government, the produce of the Holy Land would exceed all calculation. Its perennial harvest ; the salubrity of its air ; its limpid springs, its rivers, lakes, and matchless plains ; its hills and vales ; all these, added to the serenity of its climate, prove this land to be indeed ' a field which the Lord hath blessed.' God hath given it of the dew of heaven and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine.