Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldæan Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, Or Devil-worshippers, and an Enquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians, Volumen2
J. Murray, 1849
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Página 287 - And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings.
Página 280 - And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun...
Página 281 - Therefore, thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Página 150 - Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever!
Página 288 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Página 284 - And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it ; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.
Página 343 - They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, And set him in his place, and he standeth ; From his place shall he not remove: Yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, Nor save him out of his trouble.
Página 234 - And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps; there was not the like made in any kingdom.