The Shepherd of Hermas Volume 2

The Shepherd of Hermas Volume 2

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...wisdom to understand them. 7. What is behind thee thou canst not see, but thou beholdest the things in front. What thou canst not see let alone, and trouble not thyself; but master the things which thou beholdest, and be not busied about the rest. All things whatsoever I shall shew thee I will make plain unto thee. Have regard therefore to the things which remain. CHAPTER 3 1. Then I saw six men newly come, tall and glorious and alike in appearance; and they summoned a multitude of men. And they too who came were tall and goodly and strong; and the six men commanded them to build a He alludes perhaps to some proverbial saying, cp. Xenophon's Mem. Socr. ii. 3. 19. certain tower over the rock and over the gate. Great was the noise made by those men who were come to build the tower as they ran hither and thither round the gate. 2. Moreover the virgins who stood round about the gate spake to the men that they should hasten the building of the tower; t and the virgins had their hands spread out as if they looked to receive something from the men. 3. Now the six men were commanding stones to come up from a certain deep and go into the building of the tower. And there came up ten square bright stones not hewn. 4. Then the six men called the virgins, and commanded them to carry all the stones which were to go into the building of the tower, and to pass through the gate and deliver them to the men who were going to build the tower. 5. So the virgins one with another placed the first ten Harmer conjecturally, over the gate, Funk with brackets, over the rock and over the gate, cp. chap. 4.1. f So 2 Pet. iii. 12 hasting or hastening the coming (marg. A.V., R.V.). In the Tablet (vol. i. 42) Continence and Endurance stretch out their hands and drag the...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661271X
  • 9781236612717