The Names We Hear

The Names We Hear

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...he takes the babe To his protection; calls him Post/iumius Leonatus, Breeds him and makes him of his bed-chamber." SldLluS does not mean a Sicilian, but is a formation upon ICILIUS: equal son, he who is as good as his father = PATROBAS: who walks in the steps of his father. SERVIUS (Tullus): one who was preserved=GERYON. These suggest the ages when infanticide was not deemed immoral. MOSES: -drawn out = HYOROGENES: water begotten, the same word as Hydrogen: water producer. Moses was his Egyptian appellation, his Hebrew name was lost. The Rabbis say it was one of these--Chabar, Jecothiel, Jared, Abizamach, Abisuco, Abigedur, or Schemiaia, but which of the seven they cannot agree upon. In the Arabic and cognate languages it is varied to WIUSSA, as seen in Mussa Pasha (hero of Silistria), or to MOUSSA. "The gleams miraculously shed O'er iloutsa's cheek when down the mount he trod All glowing from the presence of his God." Gives MOYSE, MOSS, and MOSELEY when not local, NIOWATT, and MOZART (king of composers). BISHLAM: born in time of peace. "In the days of Artaxerxes wrote J3ishlam," GALAL: he rolled off reproach of parents, viz, barrenness, kin to G-olgotha and Galileo. BERIAH: born in calamity. "He called his name Beriah, because it was evil with his house." So Una: born in. famine. This is a purely Irish name, and has no connection with Unus: one, in the sense of uniter, peace maker = Irene. Saul: asked for. "Saul died and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his stead." BAAL-HANAN: born by the grace of Baal. This is the first place, Gen. xxxvi, 38, where the worship of Baal is implied. ACHBOR: a mouse, i.e., little at birth = Hophni, the first intimation of the existence of that animal. There was more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595297
  • 9781236595294