Manners and Customs Noticed in Various Passages of Holy Scripture: Illustrated by Extracts from the Works of Travellers
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge ; sold at the Depository, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; and 4, Royal Exchange; and by all booksellers, 1845 - Bible - 452 pages
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Page 283 - For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments, and love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
Page 50 - And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem ; and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.
Page 205 - When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room...
Page 439 - Then said he to another, And how much owest thou ? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.
Page 205 - A certain man made a great supper, and bade many : and sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, ' Come ; for all things are now ready.' And they all with one consent began to make excuse.
Page 428 - For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me, and I say to this man, go, and he goeth ; and to another, come, and he cometh ; and to my servant do this, and he doeth it.
Page 11 - And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.
Page 205 - And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.