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Page 124 - And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns : and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand.
Page 182 - I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight ; I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron.
Page 348 - Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to confirm and to strengthen him. "And now will I shew thee the truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all : and by his strength through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm of Grecia.
Page 124 - And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
Page 206 - I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 118 - The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, "to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Page 163 - Thou hast possessed thyself of Lydia, invaded Syria, Persia, and Bactriana ; "thou art forming a design to march as far as India, and thou now comest hither to seize upon our herds of cattle. The great possessions thou hast, only make thee covet more eagerly what thou hast not.
Page 403 - Gilead, and possessed himself of all that part of the country, which was formerly the inheritance of the tribes of Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh. The season was now too far advanced to prolong the campaign, for which reason he returned...
Page 103 - Damascus, with parl of his treasure, and all such things as contributed only to the luxury and magnificence of his court. No more than three thousand talents were (bund in his camp ; but the rest of the treasure fell afterwards into the hands of Parmenio. at his taking the city of Damascus. Alexander, weary of pursuing Darius, seeing night draw on, and that it would be impossible for him to overtake that monarch, returned to the enemy's camp, which his soldiers had just before plundered.