Tyre; Its Rise, Glory, and Desolation, with Notices of the Phoenicians Generally

Tyre; Its Rise, Glory, and Desolation, with Notices of the Phoenicians Generally

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...at the time of the prophet entered upon a course of civilization. Assyria, says the prophet, founded the land of the Chaldseans for them that dwell in the wilderness, and this people who at present "are not," and who have but just become inhabitants of a known territory, are to be employed for the destruction of the mighty and renowned Tyre. They have yet to learn to practice the arts and to use the implements of war, but against Tyre they will build their forts and ply their battering-rams, until they have left her an utter desolation Isaiah, in the fifteenth and sixteenth verses, predicts the period during which Tyre shall remain in neglect and desolation after its capture by the Assyrians. "Tyre shall be forgotten seventy years," a time similar to that during which the Jews were to remain captive, and at the expiration of which they were to be restored to their own land. The records of history are so imperfect that it is difficult to fix the exact boundaries of the period here assigned to the desolation of Tyre, and the words of the prophet which are Four distinct messages were given to 11 Jehovah--two concerning Tyre, one the prince of Tyre, and a fourth on. They are contained in the twentynty-seventh, and twenty-eighth chapters of his prophecy. In the cotemporaneous prophecy of Jeremiah, we are told in his fiftysecond chapter that the city of Jerusalem was utterly destroyed and broken up by Nebuchadnezzar " in the eleventh year of king Zedekiah." It was taken in the fourth month, and burned with fire in the fifth. Ezekiel's message reached him, he tells us, " in the eleventh year, in the first day of the month," and a comparison of this date with the events recorded in Jeremiah's prophecy leads to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650832
  • 9781236650832