The History of Israel, Volumen3

Longmans, Green, 1871

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Página 88 - And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives?
Página 39 - And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women.
Página 297 - A greater freedom in religion was the necessity of the age. It can, indeed, by no means be shown from ancient authorities that Solomon, even in advanced life, ever left the religion of Jahveh, and with his own hand sacrificed to heathen gods. All traces of contemporary history extant testify to the contrary ; and we still find an express statement that upon the altar which he / erected to Jahveh he sacrificed thrice during the year (at the three great festivals) with all the solemnity which was only...
Página 261 - AD 28. 4. Doubtless, roads led out from Nazareth in Christ's time in every direction, the same -as to-day. " The main road for the land traffic between Egypt and the interior of Asia must have been the great highway leading past Gaza," through the mountains at Megiddo, and across the Plain of Esdraelon, passing Nazareth near the foot of Tabor, and thence on to the Northern Jordan and Damascus. If the caravan routes from Tyre and Sidon passed to the north of Nazareth, that from Ptolemais to Damascus...
Página 234 - Everything upon them has perished; not a trace of tower or temple remains; nay, their very sites are doubtful. But " through all these great and various demolitions and restorations on the surface, its foundations, with their gigantic walls, have been indestructibly preserved " (Ewald) . After the lapse of nearly three thousand years, " the foundation standeth sure.
Página 34 - At the very beginning he thus strikes down twenty men at once, 'as if a yoke of land were in course of being ploughed...
Página 14 - ... demanded by the deepest purposes and aspirations of Jahveism, and at last longed for with ever-growing fervour, there yet arose upon this soil kings in whom many forms of royal and manly excellence were exemplified, and whose like would be vainly sought among other nations in those early times. Here only, in all antiquity, was the true ideal of monarchy persistently aimed at.
Página 161 - The only satisfactory explanation of this measure is that it was intended as the foundation of an organized and vigorous government, like that of Egypt or Phoenicia, under which the exact number of the houses and inhabitants of every city and village would have to be obtained so as to be able to summon the people for general taxation. But it is well known what a profound aversion and what an instinctive abhorrence certain nations, ancient and modern, harbour against any such design which they dimly...
Página 88 - son of Isai. Peace, Peace be to thee, and peace to thy helpers. For thy God helpeth thee. So David received them, and made them captains of the band. 19. And there were some of Manasses that went over to David, when he came with the Philistines against Saul to fight. But he did not fight with them, '' because the lords of the Philistines taking counsel sent him back, saying : With the danger...
Página 148 - And there was again war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number; and he also was descended from the giants.

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