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" And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 358
1823
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 3

Joseph Lathrop - 1810 - 660 pages
...thing more ludicrous and satyricatahan Elijah's advice to the besotted priests of Baal ? He mocked them and said, " Cry aloud, for he is a God ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he •'is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth and must he awaked." The style of the ancient prophets is...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 354 pages
...the truth of their deity, -'' Mocked them? and said : Cry aloud, for he is a 532 APPENDIX. (Figures. god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be waked." Exclamations and Irony are sometimes united : as in Cicero's...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 15

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 814 pages
...pricfts of Baal to prove the truth of their deity : For it is faid cxprefs'y, " He mocked them, and laid, Cry aloud. for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is puriuins. or he is on a journey, or peradvcnture he ilecpeth, and muft be awaked." And Solomon take-;...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811 - 626 pages
...prophets wanted more fervour in their devotion, and a little more lip labour. " Cry aloud," saith he, " for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey; or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked," 1 Kings xviii. 27. In like manner did...
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An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion, with ..., Volume 3

Thomas Boston - 1812 - 560 pages
...purify the air. It was not unbecoming the gravity of the prophet to mock Baal's priests, and to say, * Cry aloud ; for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awakened,' 1 Kings xviii. 27. But sinful are, (1.) Offensive...
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Theological Disquisitions; Or, An Enquiry Into Those Principles of Religion ...

Thomas Cogan - 1812 - 520 pages
...us ; but there was no voice, nor any that answered. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, cry aloud, for he is a god, either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey ; peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves...
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The New Pocket Cyclopædia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 704 pages
...this trope occurs in the scriptures. Thus the prophet Elijah speaks in irony to the priests of Baal, Cry aloud, for he is a GOD ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleeps, and must to awaked. See also Job xii. 2. Eccles. xi. 9. Gen. iii. 22. Mark...
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A New and Complete Universal History of the Holy Bible, from the Creation of ...

Edward Kimpton - 1813 - 536 pages
...answer being yet given by Baal, the prophet Elijah, to aggravate their perplexities, mocked them saying, Cry aloud; for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.* This had the intended effect: they repeated their invocations...
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A Treatise on the Passions and Affections of the Mind ..., Volume 4

Thomas Cogan - 1813 - 528 pages
...us ; but there was no voice, nor any that answered. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, cry aloud, for he is a god, either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey ; peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 7

1813
...understand Elijah — ' And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, — ' Cry alond : for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing ; or he is on a journey ; or, peradventure, he ileepeth, and must be awaked.' This superstitious notion of the GenUies seems to be...
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