The Rivers of Paradise and Children of Shem: With a Copious Appendix, and a Disquisition Concerning the Expedition of Sesostris Into India

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Rivingtons and W. Roberts, 1855 - 88 pages
 

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Page 45 - The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists...
Page 17 - Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee...
Page 17 - And Joshua said unto all the People, ° " Thus "saith °the LORD °God of Israel, ' Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the "flood in old :ime, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor : and they served other gods.
Page 6 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden ; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of the first is Pison : that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; and the gold of that land is good : there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
Page 17 - And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Page 21 - Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the Lord. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?
Page 80 - And at that time came Joshua, and cut off. the Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains ofJudah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities.
Page 81 - Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is he which goeth over before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he shall bring them down...
Page 17 - And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee, 4.
Page 17 - Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, 3.

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