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An Examination of Dr. Burnet's Theory of the Earth: With Some Remarks on Mr ...
John Keill,John Maupertuis
No preview available - 2013
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Page 234 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth ; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 235 - God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged ; the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained ; and the waters returned from off the earth continually : and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.
Page 234 - And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
Page 234 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Page 29 - ... which being once filled, all the overplus of water that comes thither runs over by the lowest place, and breaking out by the sides of the hills forms single springs...
Page 15 - Heaven and the earth ; and the earth was without form, and void, and darknefs was upon the face of the deep ; and the fpirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Page 28 - The trees of the Lord are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted; Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house. The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.