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, Volume 2

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1853
 

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Page 783 - Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Page 704 - Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Page 704 - And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
Page 559 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have be,en esteemed useful engines of government.
Page 706 - I considered the horns, and behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots : and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Page 554 - I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.
Page 618 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 554 - And as I was considering, behold, an hegoat came from the west, on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground : and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.
Page 706 - After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, terrible and powerful, and strong exceedingly ; and it had great iron teeth : it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet : and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it ; and it had ten horns.
Page 624 - But the pure ether of the soul remains. But, when a thousand rolling years are past (So long their punishments and penance last), Whole droves of minds are, by the driving god...

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