Helon's Pilgrimage to Jerusalem; A Picture of Judaism, in the Century Which Preceded the Advent of Our Saviour Volume 1

Helon's Pilgrimage to Jerusalem; A Picture of Judaism, in the Century Which Preceded the Advent of Our Saviour Volume 1

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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. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...The Levites were sent for from all parts, to give solemnity to the consecration. The priests and Levites purified themselves and the people, the walls and the gates. The princes of Judah stood upon the walls. Two choirs, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, went round the walls, as far as the temple. On the same day great sacrifices were offered, and the people rejoiced greatly, so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard afar off. "Nehemiah was compelled to return to court; but he revisited Jerusalem after some years, ! and laboured earnestly to induce the people to put away their foreign wives, as Ezra had done at an earlier period.; Their children spoke a mixed dialect, half Hebrew, half the language of Ashdod, Ammon, or Moab. Malachi, the last of the prophets, enforced his advice with the words of the Lord. Such support was necessary, for some of the leading men were involved, and Manasseh, (the son of Joiada the high priest) who had married the daughter of Sanballat, refused compliance. Nehemiah expelled Nehem. xi. 1. t JJehcm. xiii. 6. $ Ezra ix. 10. him from the city, and as Sanballat had just obtained from Darius Nothus permission to build a temple on mount Garizim, Manasseh became high priest in it. "Thus Israel had been restored to the possession of the land of their fathers, had rebuilt the holy city, raised the temple from its ruins, and ordered the worship of God, according to the law. So far was the law from having been lost in their captivity, that in some parts it had never been fully practised by the people till now. The visitation of Jehovah had wrought the designed effect on the minds of the people. Since the days of Moses, an interval now of 1000 years, they had never manifested such zealous obedience to the law. They had...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612019
  • 9781236612014