Exodus, with Intr., Comm., and Special Notes, Etc by J. MacGregor

Exodus, with Intr., Comm., and Special Notes, Etc by J. MacGregor

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...of 12 Israel out of Egypt? And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, 4. For the conquest of Canaan, what military advantage will there be in entering it by the way of the Jordan, instead of from the wilderness in the south? Note on the tenure and occupation of Canaan.--Israel held of Jehovah under a sort of Covenant of works. This occasions confusion, to those who will not distinguish it from the Abrahamic Covenant of grace;--the veil on the face of Moses, from the shining face behind the veil. It does not appear that Israel was ever straitened in Canaan through overcrowd of population. The difference, in respect of capacity for population, that may arise from difference in modes of occupancy, may appear incredible. Under the "Peasant Proprietor" system in France it is found that seven acres are sufficient to occupy a man and support his family, so that he does not need to go out as a hired labourer (Letters on Land Tenure, by the late Mr. Joseph Kaye Shuttleworth). In a British colony, with a climate and soil at least as good as France, a settler who has a freehold of an hundred acres will enslave himself with mortgage in order to double or treble his holding. Before the American Civil War, in discussions about the Nebraska territory, it was stated that with free labour it would support a population four times as large as could live there with slave labour. Palestine at present is to some extent a desert through mere neglect, especially want of plantation, which is natural irrigation. The Message from the Bash (iii. 11-22). On the part of Moses there appears, what might be only modesty or diffidence, but what in the next...show more

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