The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuteronomy, with Comm. by C.H. Waller. (Comm. for Sch.)

The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuteronomy, with Comm. by C.H. Waller. (Comm. for Sch.)

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven.--The oldest and simplest, and apparently most innocent form of idolatry. If this was punishable with death, obviously no grosser form of idolatry could be spared. The Book of Job, which knows no other idolatry, admits this to be a denial " of the God that is above" (Job xxxi. 2G--28). (6) He that is worthy of death.--Literally, he that dieth. P) The hands of the witnesses... first.--A great safeguard against false testimony. Put... away.--Literally, consume. The primary meaning of the word is "burn." Taberah, "burning," is a derivative. The evil.--The Greek version renders this " the wicked man," and the sentence is taken up in this form in 1 Cor. v. 13, "andye shall put away from among you that wicked person." The phrase is of frequent occurrence in Deuteronomy, and if we are to understand that in all places where it occurs, "the evil" is to be understood of an individual, and to be taken in the masculine gender, the fact seems to deserve notice in considering the phrase "deliver us from evil" in the Lord's Prayer. There is really no such thing as wickedness in the world apart from some wicked being or person. We are also reminded of the famous argument of St. Augustine that evil has no existence except as a corruption of good, or a creature's perverted will. Verses 8--20. The Supremacy In Israel Of The Written Law Op God. (9) If there arise a matter too hard for thee.--Literally, too wonderful. On Difficult DEUTERONOMY, XVII. Cases. ment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907361
  • 9781236907363