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Stories of the Bible: The People of the Chosen Land, Volume 1
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Absalom Ahab altar answered army asked Assyria battle Benhadad bowed bread bring brought built buried called captain carried chariot commanded cried Daniel David dead death destroyed died dream Elijah Elisha enemies Esther face father fear feast fell fight fire gave give gold golden ground Haman hand heard heart holy hundred idols Israel Jehoram Jehu Jeroboam Jerusalem Jews Jonathan Judah kill king king of Israel king's kingdom knew land Levites lived looked Lord loved meet Mordecai named Nebuchadnezzar obey offered palace Philistines pray priests princes prophet queen ready Saul saying sent servants serve seven silver slain soldiers Solomon sons spoke stood sword Syrians tell temple thee things thou art thou hast thou shalt thousand told took true wicked woman worship young
Page 259 - And there lay the rider distorted and pale, With the dew on his brow and the rust on his mail ; And the tents were all silent, the banners alone, The lances unlifted, the trumpet unblown.
Page 259 - 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.
Page 3 - Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine — Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget — lest we forget!
Page 287 - O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar, thy father, a kingdom and majesty and glory and honour; and for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations and languages trembled and feared before him; whom he would he slew, and whom he would he kept alive, and whom he would he set up, and whom he would he put down.
Page 311 - And in every province whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting and weeping and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Page 285 - There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him...
Page 273 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Page 76 - Alas ! my noble boy ! that thou shouldst die ! Thou, who wert made so beautifully fair ! That death should settle in thy glorious eye, And leave his stillness in this clustering hair ! How could he mark thee for the silent tomb ! My proud boy, Absalom...