The Book of Tobit; A Chaldee Text from a Unique Ms. in the Bodleian Library, with Other Rabbinical Texts, English Translations and the Itala,

The Book of Tobit; A Chaldee Text from a Unique Ms. in the Bodleian Library, with Other Rabbinical Texts, English Translations and the Itala,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...concerning the matter of the kid. And Hannah answered and said to me, Where are thy kindnesses and thine alms, which profit thee not in the day of thy trouble? but thy reproach is known to all the world. Chapter III. And I was grieved, and fainted, and was sick at my affliction, and prayed before the Lord, and said, Righteous art thou, O Lord, and thy judgment is upright, for all thy works are might, and all thy ways are kindness and truth, and thou art the judge of the earth, and thou art righteous in all that cometh upon me, for thou hast dealt truly, and I have done wickedly. Now therefore, 0 Lord, father of mercy, Lord of forgiveness, remember me, I pray, and visit me after thy mercy and kindness, and reward me not according to my sin and wickedness, and according to the wickedness of my fathers, who kept not thy commandments, but cast thy law behind their back, so that thou hast given us to be a reproach, a proverb, and a by-word among all the nations, and that the nations should mock us, amongst whom thou hast cast us out, as it is this day; and except the Lord of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah. Now therefore, 0 Lord, thy judgments are many and true, reward me not after my wickedness and the wickedness of my fathers, for we have sinned before thee, and have not walked in thy ways. Now therefore deal with me according as it is good and right in thine eyes, and take my soul from me, for it is better for me to die than live, and I shall no more hear my reproach. And on that same day it happened to Sarah, the daughter of Reuel, who lived at Agbatanis, a city in the land of Media, that her father's maidservants were reproaching her and mocking her, saying to...show more

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  • 1236631854
  • 9781236631855