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The Pilgrim in the Holy Land: Or, Palestine, Past and Present
Henry S. Osborn
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1862
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Sida 239 - And there he maketh the hungry to dwell : that they may prepare a city for habitation ; And sow the fields, and plant vineyards : which may yield fruits of increase.
Sida 213 - And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to Beth-el. And Elisha said unto him, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee.
Sida 259 - Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven ; And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
Sida 198 - And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem. And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Sida 209 - Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and hide thyself by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan. 4. And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there.
Sida 155 - Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself, founded empires ; but on what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius ? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love ; and at this hour, millions of men would die for him...
Sida 147 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Sida 209 - And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Sida vii - to which I would particularly direct the reader's attention, that all Ecclesiastical tradition respecting the ancient places in and around Jerusalem and throughout Palestine is of no value" (and he prints the words in capitals,) "except so far as it is supported by circumstances known to us from the Scriptures or from other contemporary. testimony.