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Abrahamic ancient appears Arab Arabia attack authority Bani became believe biography called carried cause century chapter character chief Christian close collected common connected copies Coran Coreish Cussai death descendants detail doubt dynasty early evidence existed expedition fabricated fact faith father give given ground hand Hārith Himyar Hīra historians important influence Ishmael Islam Jewish Jews Kaaba Kātib al Wackidi king latter legend less Lord M. C. de Perceval Mahomet Mahometan Mecca Medīna mentioned months Moslem Mundzir nature noticed original party passage passed period Persian possessed present prince probably Prophet reason received recorded referred regarding reign remains Roman sources Sprenger stones story success supposed Syria Tabari tion took trace tradition tribes various verses whole writing Yemen
Page cviii - Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above ; and by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother ; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou Bhalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Page cvii - And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Page cvii - And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.
Page cxvi - For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Page cii - And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan ; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob. 7 For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.
Page cvi - Arabia, and all the kings of the mingled people that dwell in the desert, and all the kings of Zimri, and all the kings of Elam, and all the kings of the Medes, and all the kings of the north, far and near, one with another, and all the kingdoms of the world, which are upon the face of the earth: and the king of Sheshach shall drink after them.
Page 4 - November, 1833 ; which, being the third in successive years, all occurring in the same month, and on the same day of the month, seemed to intimate periodicity, and originated the title of the November meteors.
Page xcix - These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.
Page cxvii - Edomites, that he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be his gods, and bowed down himself before them, and burned incense unto them.
Page c - And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people. 18 And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: and he died in the presence of all his brethren.