The Gentile Nations: Or, The History and Religion of the Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes, Persians, Greeks, and Romans : Collected from Ancient Authors and Holy Scripture and Including the Recent Discoveries in Egyptian, Persian, and Assyrian Inscriptions : Forming a Complete Connexion of Sacred and Profane History, and Showing the Fulfilment of Sacred Prophecy
Carlton & Phillips, 1854 - 663 pages
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Page 179 - ... the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Page 538 - And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.
Page 244 - Who is there among you of all his people? his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of the LORD God of Israel, (he is the God,) which is in Jerusalem.
Page 598 - If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, " Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them ;" thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
Page 513 - And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Page 614 - After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
Page 537 - 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 505 - After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram : I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Page 594 - The ram which thou sawest having two horns, are the kings of Media and Persia. And the rough goat is the king of Grecia : and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.