Chronological Tables: Beginning with the Reign of Solomon, and Ending with the Death of Alexander the Great. With a Prefatory Discourse
Clarendon Press, 1796 - 171 páginas
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Página 56 - Then the angel of the Lord answered and said, O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which thou hast had indignation these threescore and ten years ? And the Lord answered the angel that talked with me with good words and comfortable words.
Página 79 - And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.
Página 5 - IN the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it. And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the house of God: which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure house of his God.
Página i - Chronological Tables, beginning with the Reign of Solomon, and ending with the Death of Alexander the Great : with a prefatory Discourse.
Página 42 - Augnilus, or even later, as that of the Antonines, it will only raife our ideas of the age of Alexander, to find that the bell artift of modern times was inferior to thofe fculptors who by the general confent of antiquity, •were themtelves helow the merits of a Phidias or Praxiteles.
Página 65 - He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions." So this Daniel prospered in the reign of Darius, and in the reign of Cyrus the Persian.
Página 40 - Itatues were plated with gold, and their faces painted red, viz. two of Bacchus, in the forum of Corinth; which gives us but an. indifferent idea of the tafte of that period. The Venus of Delos had only a head and arms, with a quadrangular bafis inftead of feet ; which...
Página 40 - Greece, when unhewn flones, oral beft cut in to a quadrangular form, were the only emblems of their divinities. Yet even thefe figures, I think, were not introduced into European Greece till after the days of Homer. Th,e name of Daedalus was, we know, given to a rtifis long after the Athenian Daedalus is fuppofed to have flouriihed.
Página vii - ... viz. to the death of Alexander the Great, it not only tends to illuftrate the rife and fall of the Grecian republics, but alfo the remaining hiftory of the Jews till the Canon of the Scriptures is clofed by Nehemiah as an hiftorian, and by Malachi as a prophet.