Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scriptures,: Collected from the Customs, Manners, Rites, Superstitions, Traditions, Parabolical, Idiomatical, and Proverbial Forms of Speech, Climate, Works of Art, and Literature, of the Hindoos, During a Residence in the East of Nearly Fourteen Years

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John Murray, 1835 - 619 pages

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Related Subjects: Christianity and other religions.
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Page 433 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Page 300 - The gold and the crystal cannot equal it : and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold. No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls : for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
Page 361 - Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps: Fire and hail; snow and vapours: stormy wind fulfilling his word: Mountains and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars: Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl...
Page 417 - And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.
Page 523 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the Lord of hosts hath spoken it.
Page 13 - And behold I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh wherein is the breath of life from under heaven, and every thing that is in the earth shall die, but with thee will I establish My Covenant, and thou shalt come into the ark, thou and thy sons and thy wife, and thy sons
Page 571 - 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 358 - Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
Page 385 - He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
Page 576 - Neither was there any among them that lacked : for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.

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