The Cyclopaedia of Biblical Literature

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: Griesbach upon the authority of a multitude of MSS.), it may be inferred from this indefiniteness, that cocks, if at all tolerated in Jerusalem, were far less common than with us. Ms, in Mark, is for in Stmepov, and rpls is explained, semel iternmque, plus simplici vice, a certain for an uncertain number, as 1 Cor. xii. 28. So Eusth. ap. Schl. Lex. says rpls is for Ttowclkis. Thus the seeming contradiction, at least, between Mark and the other Evangelists is removed (Lightfoot, Hor. licit; livnueut it mart: Christi, ii. C; Reland, Orat. de Gall. Cantu, Altmann De Gallicin.; Biel, Animad. ad J. G. Altmaim; Ansaldi Comment., the four last in Ugolini, Thesaur. vol. xxvii. Ven. 1763; Adam's Uoman Atitiq. p. 33 J Winer, Biblisches Seal-Worterbuch, Leipzig, 1833, art Hiiliner).--COCKLE. behha. COELESYRIA ft KoiKti Svpla), the hollow Syria. This name, which is evidently of Grecian origin in the times of the Seleucidse, was originally applied to the valley lying between the mountain-ranges of Lihauus and Anti-Libanus. It was also used to denote the whole tract of country (with the exception of Juda?a and Pha nicia) reaching from Seleucis to Arabia and the confines of Kgypt (Slrabo, xvi. 2, vol. iii. p. 365, ed. Tauch.; Polyb. Hist. v. 80, 3). In the time of David, Coelesyria was probably included in ( Syria of Damascus, ' which was conquered by that monarch (2 Sam. viii. 6), but recovered from Solomon by Rezon the son of Eliadah (1 Kings xi. 21). The possession of it was an object of many struggles between the Seleucida; and the kings of Egypt (Polyb. i. 3; ii. 71; iii. 1; v. 40: xvi. 39; xxvii. 17). Amyce, the name of the plain through which the Orontes flowed (to 'AfivKTjs-weSiov, Polyb. v. 50), is derived by Bochart from the Syriac more

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