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" I like not to take her; then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's... "
The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes - Page 15
by Joseph Sparkes Hall - 1847 - 216 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 218

English essays - 1865
...So shall it be done unto that man that will nut build up his brother's house. And his name shall he called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed." Loosing the shoe from off the foot was also a mark of respect paid to sacred persons and places. Thus...
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A historical ... dictionary of the holy Bible

John Brown - 1866
...shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto tlmt man that will not build up his brother's house. And ersality added, but such a particular enumeration of the several kinds of beasts, creeping 7-10). From the example of Boaz and Ruth it appears that if the near kinsmen declined the duty the...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 1

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. 10 And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed. u When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her...
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Ruth. [A series of lectures on the Book of Ruth.]

Aubrey Charles Price - 1869
...shall answer and say, so shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, the house of him that hath his shoe loosed." It would seern that this custom had been in some measure altered at the period to which the history...
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Man and Woman: Equal But Unlike

James Reed - Anti-feminism - 1870 - 78 pages
...answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will riot build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed " (Deut. xxv. 9). The fact that the six brethren did only their prescribed duty in marrying the wife of their brother,...
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The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and ...

William McClure Thomson - Bible - 1870 - 718 pages
...it be done •> ' Kutk lit 15. M • r unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name "'• shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed." Perhaps in the case of Ruth all these offensive actions were omitted, possibly in consideration of...
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Ruth; a story of old Hebrew life. (Reprinted from “Our Own Fireside.”).

William Weldon CHAMPNEYS (Dean of Lichfield.) - 1870 - 63 pages
...face, and said, " So shall it be done unto that man, that will not build up his brother's house : and his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed." Even that was a wise and considerate law, which allowed a man, at the price of a small annoyance and...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1870 - 800 pages
...say, I like not to take her ; hall it be done unto that man U*f will not build up his brother's 10 And Behold, 1 have L-iven Ksther the house of Hainan, a ml him they ha *boe loosed. 1 T When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for...
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Local examination manual. Notes on Judges, Volume 2

James Davies (of Southport.) - 1871
...shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed." In these directions the woman is to take off the man's Bhoe in a manner extremely degrading to him...
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The Midshipmen's Trip to Jerusalem and Cruise in Syria; Or, The Adventures ...

Augustus A. Lyne - Jerusalem - 1872 - 450 pages
...face, and shall say, So shall it be done unto the man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed.' Can this Arab saying have its origin with this ancient law ? However, it is one thing for a man to...
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