The History of the Jews, from the Earliest Period Down to Modern Times, Zväzok 2

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Hurd and Houghton, 1864

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Strana 33 - In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord.
Strana 421 - Many shall commend his understanding; and so long as the world endureth, it shall not be blotted out; his memorial shall not depart away, and his name shall live from generation to generation.
Strana 12 - Arm yourselves, and be valiant men. and see that ye be in readiness against the morning, that ye may fight with these nations, that are assembled together against us to destroy us and our sanctuary : For it is better for us to die -in battle, than to behold the calamities of our people and our sanctuary. Nevertheless, as the will of God is in heaven, so let him do.
Strana 448 - ... form of ecclesiastical police which was instituted by the vanquished sect. The patriarch, who had fixed his residence at Tiberias, was empowered to appoint his subordinate ministers and apostles, to exercise a domestic jurisdiction, and to receive from his dispersed brethren an annual contribution.
Strana 372 - The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness...
Strana 51 - ... place. An old man, named Onias, had the fame of having prayed for rain during a drought, and rain had immediately fallen. The party of Hyrcanus brought him out to employ his powerful prayers against Aristobulus. The patriotic old man knelt down, and uttered these words ; — " O God, the King of the universe, since on one side are thy people, on the other thy priests, I beseech thee hear not the prayers of either to the detriment of the other.
Strana 83 - Caesar, with two colossal statues, one of Rome, the other of Caesar. A theatre and amphitheatre, the customary ornaments of a Grecian city, were not forgotten. Caesarea was twelve years before it was completed. Thus Judaea was fast sinking into a province of the Roman empire ; and Herod, instead of head of the Hebrew religious republic, became more and more on a level with the other vassal kings of Rome. His elder sons by Mariamne, Alexander and Aristobulus, were not brought up...
Strana 27 - Simon honourably; also that the Jews and priests were well pleased that Simon should be their governor and high priest for ever, until there should arise a faithful prophet...
Strana 372 - ... and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.
Strana 78 - She was a woman of unrivalled beauty and a haughty spirit : unhappy in being the object of passionate attachment, which bordered on frenzy, to a man who had more or less concern in the murder of her grandfather, father, brother, and uncle, and who had twice commanded her death in case of his own.

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