Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine, in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827, Volume 2

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Whittaker, Treacher, 1833 - Egypt
 

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Page 222 - Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
Page 123 - Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Page 218 - And the Lord discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, and fled away on his feet.
Page 224 - So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
Page 185 - For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit...
Page 149 - And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
Page 137 - ... leaving not a wreck behind." If I were to speak of the nature of the Mirage from my own sensations, I should say, it was more a mental hallucination than a deception of the sight ; for although I was aware of the existence of the Mirage, I could not prevail on myself to believe that the images which...
Page 11 - ... by them to a great extent. 447. The ravages of the Locust are often adverted to in the Bible, and the descriptions there given correspond with those of modern travelers. They are spoken of as a " great army," and it is said that " the land before them is as the Garden of Eden, and behind them a desolate wilderness" — a result often witnessed at the present day.
Page 147 - Suez, as Niebuhr, with good reason, conjectures. There is no other road of three days' march, in the way from Suez towards Sinai ; nor is there any other well absolutely bitter on the whole of this coast, as far as Ras Mohammed [the extreme southern point of the peninsula].
Page 213 - There appeared in these our days a man of great virtue, named Jesus Christ, who is yet living amongst us, and of the Gentiles is accepted for a Prophet of truth, but his own disciples call him the Son of God.

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