Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors

Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...upper pool, which is in the highway of the fullers' field. "And when they had called to the king, there came out to them Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebnah the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder. "And Rab-shakeh said unto them: 'Say ye now to Hezekiah: Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this wherein thou trustest? "Sayest thou that a mere word of the lips is counsel and strength for the war? Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou hast rebelled against me? "Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt; whereon if a man lean. it will go into his hand, and pierce it; so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that, trust on him. "But if ye say unto me: We trust in the Lord our God; is not that He, whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah hath taken away, and hath said to Judah and to Jerusalem: Ye shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem? "Now therefore, I pray thee, make a wager with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them. "How. then canst thou turn away tins face of one captain, even of the least of my master's servants? and yet thou puttest thy trust on Egypt for charlots and for horsemen! "Am I now come up without the Lord against this place to destroy it? The Lord said unto me: Go up against this land, and destroy it.' "Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebnah, and Joah, unto Rab-shakeh: 'Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Aramean language; for we understand it; and speak not with us in the Jews' language, in the ears of the people that are on the wall.', "But Rab-shakeh said...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929284
  • 9781236929280