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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W l. 1850-1928 Courtney
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Abraham Ahab Ahasuerus Amorites angel answered Balaam Balak behold blessed Book of Job brethren bring brought called Canaan 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 Jahveh Jehoshaphat Jeremiah Jerusalem Jews Joseph Joshua Judah king king's 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 255 - Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches : but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth : for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.
Page 249 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me : for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth ; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee. For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.
Page 389 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up. It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, "Shall mortal man be more just than God?
Page 275 - Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning : and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God : for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Page 352 - I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going...
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 50 - And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife : and they shall be one flesh.
Page 152 - Then said David to the Philistine, '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.