A History of the Israelitish Nation: From Their Origin to Their Dispersion at the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans

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W. S. Martien, 1853 - 620 páginas

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BabelThe Confusion of Tongues
20
Posterity of Shem
23
History of Abraham
25
Covenant of CircumcisionGod visits Abram and promises him a Son by SarahDestruction of SodomEscape of Lot
28
Birth of IsaacCommand to Abraham to sacrifice his Son
31
Death of SarahPurchase of a Burying Place
32
Abraham sends to his kindred for a wife for IsaacRebekah is sentDeath of Abraham
34
Esau and Jacob bornEsau deprived of the blessing of the firstborn by the fraud of Rebekah and Jacob
36
Jacob goes to Padanaram and is entertained by LabanHe is deceived by Laban and receives Leah instead of Rachel to wife Rachel also given to him f...
40
Jacobs returnPursued by LabanEsau comes with a host to meet him but God turns away his displeasure
42
Jacobs residence in CanaanDinahs misfortuneThe Des truction of the ShechemitesJacob goes to BethelDeborah dies God appears to him at Bethel whe...
47
Reubens IncestDeath of IsaacJosephs DreamsJacobs fondness and partiality for JosephThe envy of his BrethrenHe is sold into Egypt
50
Method taken to conceal the crime from their FatherHis
54
Their money returnedJacob refuses to let Benjamin
62
Jacobs interview with PharaohPressure of the Famine
69
Josephs brethren suspicious of his friendshipCharacter
75
Moses sojourns in Midian forty yearsReceives his commission
83
Aarons Rod becomes a SerpentThe Magicians of Pharaoh
89
Number of the PeopleTime of sojourningChange of
96
Jethros visit to MosesHis wise counselInstitution of Officers
103
Provision for the Poor the Stranger Widow and Orphan
109
Erection of the TabernacleLaws respecting Sacrifices
116
Laws of Purity and Health
122
Laws respecting Incest
128
Moses Invitation to Hobab
134
Men sent to explore the Promised Land
139
Second murmuring on account of the want of Water
146
Seduction of the Israelites by the Daughters of Moab
154
Deuteronomy or recapitulation of the
161
A Prophecy of the Destruction of Jerusalem and Captivity of
167
Death of Moses
173
The Passage of the Israelites over the River Jordan
181
The transgression of AchanThe Attack upon Ai and the defeat
187
The Gibeonites deceive Joshua and the Princes and obtain from
193
Joshua divides the Land among the nine and a half TribesCalebs
200
Cities of Refuge appointedCities for the LevitesSuburbs
206
Judah and Simeon directed to attack the CanaanitesThough
214
Midian oppresses IsraelA nameless Prophet is sent with
222
The Men of Ephraim complain of GideonThe conduct of
227
Samuel in his old age associates his sons as judges with him
286
Anointing of DavidHis introduction to SaulHis battle with
297
Davids flight and first sojourn with the PhilistinesHe comes
304
Davids wars at ZiklagSauls interview with the Sorceress
311
David made King over all IsraelHe captures JerusalemDefeats
318
Davids warsThe organization of the armyDavids kindness
324
Famine of Three YearsWar with the PhilistinesThe Pesti
343
Solomon KingHis sacrifice at GibeonDeath of Adonijah
352
Solomons other buildingsThe source of his wealthSolo
363
The good reign of AsaContemporary kings of IsraelNadab
375
Ahaziahs reignHistory of Elisha and the reign of Jehoram
390
Jehus conspiracyand reignAthalia usurps the throne
400
The reign of Ahaz_The fall of Samaria and destruction
408
Josiahs reignThe finding of the copy of the LawJosiahs
416
PART V
423
From the completion of the building of the Temple to the Mission
431
Reign of Alexander the GreatInvasion of Asia by Alexander
454
From the time of the immediate successors of Alexander the Great
460
The accession of Simon the JustMegasthenes Historian of
465
The reign of Ptolemy PhiladelphusTower of PharosSeptua
471
Origin of the SadduceesBerosus the Chaldean HistorianRiches
477
Accession of Ptolemy Philopater to the throne of EgyptHis
486
Judea falls under the power of AntiochusPredictions respect
495
Asmonean family of ModinConstancy of MattathiasHe
502
History of Judas continuedDistressing condition of the Jews
513
The War renewedSuicide of RazisVictory of Judas
519
Carthage and Corinth destroyed in the same yearHistory
527
Antiochus invades JudeaBesieges Hyrcanus in Jerusalem
534
Hyrcanus succeeded by Aristobulus his son who forces
541
PART VI
549
Octavius Cesar bornDiodorus SiculusAlexander son of Aristo
555
Herod obtains the favour of Antony and is solemnly appointed
562
Ananelus made HighPriestHyrcanus a captive among the Par
569
Herod visits his sons at RomeAttends the Olympic Games
578
Joseph returns from EgyptVulgar EraArchelaus goes to Rome
587
Fadus made Procurator of JudeaDearth in the reign of Clau
597
Rome set on fire by NeroDisturbances at CesareaFlorus
604
Vespasians preparations for carrying on the warState of parties
612

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Página 300 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Página 66 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.
Página 175 - This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Página 291 - Behold, here I am: witness against me before the Lord, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken ? or whose ass have I taken ? or whom have I defrauded ? whom have I oppressed ? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man's hand.
Página 349 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind : for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Página 7 - And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life : and I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heeL...
Página 75 - But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
Página 272 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory, for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Página 380 - As the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse : and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.
Página 170 - I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing : therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live...

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