Reconstruction of Biblical Theories: Or, Biblical Science Improved in Its History, Chronology, and Interpretation, and Relieved from Traditionary Errors and Unwarrantable Hypotheses
Walker, Wise, and Company, 1862 - 195 pages
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Page 29 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called He Seas; and God saw that it was good.
Page 71 - And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
Page 162 - And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night...
Page 30 - And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind. And God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying : Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
Page 92 - And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: 15 and I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Page 145 - And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
Page 70 - And the Lord said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
Page 150 - The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you" : this is my name for ever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations.