Biblical Criticism on the First Fourteen Historical Books of the Old Testament: Also on the First Nine Prophetical Books, Volume 3

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown and F.S. & J. Rivington, 1820

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Page 313 - Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.
Page 11 - And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations...
Page 37 - And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Page 133 - And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face was the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
Page 191 - Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold : the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
Page 32 - Christians still make banquets of this kind, by a custom derived from the Jews; and I have been many times present at them among the Armenians in Persia.
Page 274 - He delights in a style, which always becomes obscure, when the language of the writer ceases to be a living language. He is commatic, to use St Jerome's word, more than any other of the prophets. He writes in short, detached, disjointed sentences ; not wrought up into periods, in which the connection of one clause with another, and the dialectic relations, are made manifest to the reader by an artificial collocation ; and by those...
Page 345 - And the LORD said not that he would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven : but he saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.
Page 345 - And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord: he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.
Page 199 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs.

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