A Commentary Upon the Historical Books of the Old Testament

A Commentary Upon the Historical Books of the 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. 1738 edition. Excerpt: ...that he was the only God (as the People could not but acknowledge) and it Was of such unusual Force, that it consumed not (flnly the "Flesh of the Bullock and the Wood, ut the very Stones, and the Dust, and all the that he had done before, ver. IO. He WHAT; u neral he saith well; that the Scripture doth V O L. II. And then I will follow thee. For he under-Therefore the Sense is, he went up to beiegeSostood that to be the Meaning of his throwing maria, and assault it. Which is like that Ver. 17. And the young men of the princes of so liing, and watch for Advantages, without coming to any Action: For the Syrian: had so much Advantage in their Numbers, that one would think they should have immediately inCompassed the Israelites, and destroyed them all. But, perhaps, vthe Maeliter, were pitched upon a rising Ground, and the Syrian: durst not attack them, 'till they came down into the Plain. And the children of Israel flew of the Syrians an hundred thousand footmen in one day. In all Probability they surprized them, by a sudden unexpected Assault: And God dismayed them, and struck such a Terror into them, that they could make no Resistance. Ver. 30. And the rest fied to Aphek, into the city; and therea wall fell upon twenty and seven thousand of the men that rivere le t: The Wall of the City, under which they lay, to be ready to defend it, fell down; either by the Ijl raeliter Batteries, or by an Earthquake; and killed, or maimed a great Number of them that fled thither for Safety. And Ben-hadad fled into the city, into an inner chamber In the Hebrew the Words are, into a Chamber within a Chamber; that is, into a very' secret Place, where he thought he sed as great Affection to him, as' if he had been his Brother. This was Folly, not...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964691
  • 9781236964694