The Apologeticks of the Learned Athenian Philosopher Athenagoras: Against the Scepticks and Infidels of that Age. Together with a Curious Fragment of Justin Martyr on the Subject of the Resurrection, Not Published in His Works. And Two Other Fragments: the One Attributed to Josephus: the Other to Methodius, Concerning the State of the Dead. Both from Mss. of the Late Reverend Dr. Grabe. With the Original Greek Printed in the Appendix. Done Into English, with Notes. To which are Prefix'd Two Dissertations: the One Concerning the Jewish Notion of the Resurrection: the Other Concerning Athenagoras and His Remains. For the Christian religion. For the truth of the resurrection. I.. II.
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Page 111 - Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall; and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door. And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.
Page 80 - But man dieth and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost and where is he? As the waters fail from the sea and the flood decayeth and drieth up: So man lieth down and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
Page 85 - I know that thou canst do every thing, And that no thought can be withholden from thee. Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore have I uttered that I understood not, Things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
Page 80 - For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward ; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Page 80 - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts ; even one thing befalleth them : as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath ; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place ; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth?
Page 146 - That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven : for he maketh his fun to rife on the evil and on the good, and fendeth rain on the juft and on the unjuft.
Page 93 - Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God, For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.