The Biblical Museum. Old Testament

The Biblical Museum. Old Testament

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...less within his order; for the hand That can call forth the tones, yet cannot tell Whither they go, or if they live or die, When floated once beyond his feeble ear; And then, as if it were an unreal thing, The wind will sweep from the neglected strings, As rich a swell as ever minstrel drew.' CHAPTER THE FORTY-FIRST. 1--6. (1) temple, the actual sanctuary, the holy place: 1 Ki. vi. 17. posts, i.e. the piers, or door-cases on each side of the entrance, tabernacle, Heb. ohel, prop, the tabernacle of the congregation. Here, the interior, or covered portion of the temple. (2) door, or entrance. (3) inward, or inside.6 (4) measured, etc., comp. the holy of holiea of Sol/s temple.' most holy, the Oracle as distinguished fr. the temple or holy place. (5) wall, or outer wall, wh. was of immense thickness. side chamber, comp. 1 Ki. vi. 6--10. (6) three, i.e. there were 3 stories of 30 chambers in each, hold.. house, i.e. the beams were made to rest, not on the actual wall, but on rests projecting from the wall. The burning of the temple.--While the holy house was on fire, everything was plundered that came to hand; and ten thousand of those that were caught were slain. Nor was there a commiseration of any age, or any reverence of gravity; but children, and old men, and profane persons, and priests, were all slain in the same manner. So that this war went round all Borts of men, and brought them to destruction; and as well those that made supplication for their lives, as those that defended themselves by fighting. The flame was also carried a long way and made an echo, together with the groans of those that were slain. And because this hill was high, and the works of the temple were very great, one would have thought the whole city had been on...show more

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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 925g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847830
  • 9781236847836