The Literary Man's Bible: A Selection of Passages from the Old Testament, Historic, Poetic and Philosophic, Illustrating Hebrew Literature
William Leonard Courtney
Chapman and Hall, 1908 - Bible - 414 pages
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Abraham Ahab Ahasuerus Amorites angel answered Balaam Balak behold blessed Book of Job brethren bring brought called chariots children of Israel cometh commanded daughter David delivered dwell earth Egypt Egyptians Elijah Elohistic enemies Esau Esther evil eyes father fear flesh Haman hast thou hear heard hearken heart heaven Hebrew iniquity Isaiah Jacob Jehoshaphat Jeremiah Jerusalem Jews Joseph Joshua Judah king king's land lifted LORD hath LORD of hosts LORD said unto maketh Midian Midianites Moab Mordecai Moses mountains mouth Nebuchadnezzar pass Pharaoh Philistines praise pray thee prophets Psalm righteousness saith the LORD Samaria Samuel Saul sent shalt thou Shechem shew Sisera sons soul spake unto spirit stood sword thereof thine hand thing thou art thou hast thou shalt thy servant took unto the LORD unto thee voice waters Wherefore wife woman words Zion
Page 231 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, And the leopard shall lie down with the kid ; And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together ; And a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed ; Their young ones shall lie down together : And the lion shall eat straw like the ox. And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, * And the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice
Page 239 - Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? There is no searching of his understanding. He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.
Page 271 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son : the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Page 383 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 152 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 374 - Because I have called, and ye refused ; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded ; But ye have set at nought all my counsel, , • And would none of my reproof : I also will laugh at your calamity ; I will mock when your fear cometh...
Page 245 - Who is among you that feareth the LORD, That obeyeth the voice of his servant, That walketh in darkness, and hath no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God.
Page 248 - He. was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to • the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth. He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
Page 56 - Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him : every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark. And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake ; for the imagination...
Page 48 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth : and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the...