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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth
Archibald Tucker Ritchie
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Page 180 - And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged...
Page 285 - Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.
Page 255 - But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting King : at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.
Page 130 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain; 3 who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters; who maketh the clouds his chariot; who walketh upon the wings of the wind; 4 who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire; 5 who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
Page 383 - And it shall come to pass in that day, I will hear, saith the Lord, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth; and the earth shall hear the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear Jezreel.
Page 255 - I, even I, am he that comforteth you : who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass...
Page 285 - Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters? Or a way for the lightning of thunder; To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; On the wilderness wherein there is no man.
Page 360 - ... and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven; and the evening and morning were the second day. God also said: Let the waters that are under the heaven be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.
Page 130 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, and all the Sons of God shouted for joy?