The Prize Bible

The Prize Bible

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...worshipped God; and when his servants brought him food, he ate and drank. At all this his servants were greatly surprised, and they asked their master how it was that he wept and mourned, and would eat nothing, while his child was ill, but now that it was dead did rise up and eat. And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell tehether God will be gracious to me, that the child may Ike? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? Can I briny him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me. After this God, Who loved David, and had only punished him for his good, gave him another son, who was afterwards the great King Solomon. THE REBELLION OF ABSALOM. fvpSjfFTER this Joab sent mes-.. "fm sengcrs to David to say /J? JL thai having fought against Kabbah, the royal city of j-f%L the Ammonites, and taken the lower city, or city of waters, he desired the king to come now with an army and take the royal city for himself. Then David wont with an army, and fought against Rabbah, and took it; and he took the crown from off the head of the King of Ammon, and it was placed upon his own head. And he took much treasure, and after slaying the people returned to Jerusalem. And now began that other portion of David's punishment, which was to be warfare in his own family. It began in a hatred which arose. between two of his sons, in consequence of which the one killed the other. The one who killed his half-brother was Absalom, a favourite of his father, a young man of great beauty. In all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom for his beauty. It happened thus: --Absalom made a feast, to which he invited all his brethren; and in the midst of the merrymaking his servants, to whom he...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513827
  • 9781236513823