Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred scriptures by an explanatory application of the customs and manners of the Eastern nations, Volume 2
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812
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Page 211 - 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 389 - And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
Page 118 - And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth.
Page 250 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Page 390 - But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.
Page 8 - And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.
Page 143 - And the days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem, Then sat Solomon upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly.
Page 139 - Now Absalom in his life-time had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale : for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance : and he called the pillar after his own name, and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
Page 329 - Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.
Page 11 - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold; and said, Whose daughter art thou?