The Origin of Biblical Traditions: Hebrew Legends in Babylonia and Israel; Lectures on Biblical Archæology Delivered at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia

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Yale University Press, 1923 - 224 pages

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Page 141 - For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he made his arrows bright, he consulted with images, he looked in the liver.
Page 106 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Page 141 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 68 - Now go, write it before them on a tablet, and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever.
Page 68 - He divideth the sea with his power, And by his understanding he smiteth through the proud. By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens ; His hand hath formed the crooked serpent.
Page 68 - Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.
Page 154 - 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.
Page 68 - In that day the LORD with £ / his hard and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will slay the dragon that is in the sea.
Page 99 - Ouranus, represented also the countenances of the gods Cronus, and Dagon, and the sacred characters of the elements. He contrived also for Cronus the ensign of his royal power, having four eyes in the parts before and in the parts behind, two of them closing as in sleep ; and upon the shoulders four wings, two in the act of flying, and two reposing as at rest.
Page 68 - The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun. Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.

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