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Page 121 - Which things are an allegory : for these are the two covenants ; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. • For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Page 117 - Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision : but shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
Page 168 - B-IBLE PLACES ; or, The Topography of the Holy Land : a succinct account of all the Places, Rivers, and Mountains of the Land of Israel mentioned in the Bible, so far as they have been identified ; together with their modern names and historical references. By the Rev. Canon TRISTRAM.
Page 110 - Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou earnest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost. And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.
Page 168 - Boards 4 o CHINA : THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE OF. A short Account of the Geography, History, Religion, Social Life, Arts, Industries, and Government of China and its People. By J. THOMSON, Esq., FRGS, Author of " Illustrations of China and its ^ People, &c.
Page 52 - I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following ; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you.
Page 109 - Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul of Tarsus; for behold he prayeth, and hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias, coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
Page 152 - In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me : 33 And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.
Page 168 - Bibles," &c. With Four full-page Illustrations and numerous smaller Engravings. Post 8vo Cloth boards 2 6 JEWISH NATION (A HISTORY OF THE), from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. By EH PALMER, Esq., MA, Fellow of St. John's College, and Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge, author of the "Desert of the Exodus,