The Diamond Pocket Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Containing an Historical and Geographical Account of the Persons and Places, and an Explanation of the Various Terms, Doctrines, Laws, Precepts, Ordinances, Institutions and Figures in the Sacred Oracles, Selected and Arranged from Calmet, Brown, Newton, Hurd &c

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William Gurney
J. Haddon, 1829 - 474 pagine
 

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Pagina 247 - ... a marvellous lustre. As he spoke to the Phoenician deputies, some of his parasites cried out, It is the voice of a god, not of a man. He received the impious flattery with pleasure. To punish him, an angel smote him directly with a most tormenting disease in his bowels, and he was eaten up of...
Pagina 96 - A Bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity...
Pagina 72 - Samuel seems to have quite abolished the worship of this idol from Israel. 1 Sam. vii. 4. But Ahab and Jezebel above 200 years...
Pagina 104 - It was set with twelve different precious etoaes, fastened in ouches of gold, one for every Hebrew tribe. These were set in four rows : in the uppermost were a sardius, topaz, and carbuncle, for Reuben, Simeon, and Levi : in the second, an emerald, sapphire, and diamond, for Judah, Dan, and Naphtali : in the third, a ligure, an agate, and amethyst, for Gad, Asher, and Issachar ; in the lowest, a beryl, onyx, and jaspar, for Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin.
Pagina 96 - Episcopalians, that the position of bishop above other pastors in the church, has no foundation in the oracles of God. During the three first centuries of Christianity the pastors of particular congregations were so called ; but the name was given by way of eminence to him who, on account of his age, or superior judgment presided in their courts. In the fourth and subsequent centuries...
Pagina 171 - Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace, whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel.
Pagina 314 - to give," were servants, who had been given up to the service of the tabernacle and temple, at which they officiated, in the more laborious duties of carrying wood and water. They were the Canaanites whose lives were spared, Joshua ix.
Pagina 164 - God governs the world, or in the least condescends to interfere with creatures below; they denied the immortality of the soul, and the existence of angels ; they maintained that happiness consisted in pleasure ; but some of them placed this pleasure in the tranquillity and joy of the mind, arising from the practice...
Pagina 157 - Buzite, or descendant of Nahor the brother of Abraham, by Buz his second son. When Job was in his distress, Elihu paid him a visit He attended to the conference betwixt him and his three friends, Eiiphaz, Bildad, and Zophar, and was highly offended at both.
Pagina 440 - ... Instead of general statements, John gives an example of the incredulity of the disciples concerning the resurrection as exhibited in its extreme form by Thomas. This disciple he represents as so incredulous, that he refused to believe until he should have put his finger into the prints of the nails, and thrust his hand into the wound made by the spear in the Saviour's side. That the other disciples shared the incredulity of Thomas, though in a less degree, is implied in the statement made by...

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