The Connection Between the Sacred Writings and the Literature of Jewish and Heathen Authors: Particulary that of the Classical Ages, Illustrated, Principally with a View to Evidence in Confimation of the Truth of Revealed Religion, Volume 2
F. C. and J. Rivington, 1819
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Page 48 - For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same : but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.
Page 462 - For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, for to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.
Page 40 - And the bow shall be in the cloud, and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
Page 48 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield; but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 135 - Who hath sent out the wild ass free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass? 6 Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings. 7 He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver. 8 The range of the mountains is his pasture, and he searcheth after every green thing.
Page 132 - As, therefore, among men we make best trial of the affection and gratitude of our neighbour by showing him kindness, and discover his wisdom by consulting him in our distress, do thou, in like manner, behave towards the gods. And if thou wouldst experience what their wisdom and what their love, render thyself deserving the communication of some of those divine secrets which may not be penetrated by man, and are imparted to those alone who consult, who adore, who obey the Deity.
Page 432 - Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
Page 271 - Jewish legislator, no ordinary person, having conceived a just idea of the power of god, has nobly expressed it in the beginning of his law. "And god said, - what? - Let there be light, and there was light. Let the earth be, and the earth was.