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Page 182 - Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Page 301 - And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee : blessed art thou among women.
Page 182 - And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened ; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry...
Page 311 - Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
Page 300 - There appeared in these our days a man of great virtue, named Jesus Christ, who is yet living amongst us, and of the Gentiles is accepted for a Prophet of truth, but his own disciples call him the Son of God.
Page 248 - ... rumbling about my bed ; but I regarded him nothing at all. When afterwards I began to slumber, then he kept such a racket and rumbling upon the chamber stairs, as if many emptie hogsheads and barrels had been tumbled down...
Page 290 - There shall not be found among you any one that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 213 - Suez, as Niebuhr, with good reason, conjectures. There is no other road of three days' march, in the way from Suez towards Sinai ; nor is there any other well absolutely bitter on the whole of this coast, as far as Ras Mohammed [the extreme southern point of the peninsula].
Page 356 - Halley's observations on evaporation ; observations admitted by Shaw, though he calculates that the Jordan daily discharges into the Dead Sea six millions and ninety thousand tons of water, exclusively of the Arnon and seven other streams. Several travellers, and, among others, Troilo and d'Arvieux, assert that they remarked fragments of walls and palaces in the Dead Sea.