A History of the Israelitish Nation: From Their Origin to Their Dispersion at the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans

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W. S. Martien, 1853 - Jews - 620 pages
 

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Contents

BabelThe Confusion of Tongues
20
Posterity of Shem
23
History of Abraham
25
Covenant of CircumcisionGod visits Abram and promises him a Son by SarahDestruction of SodomEscape of
28
Birth of IsaacCommand to Abraham to sacrifice his
31
Death of SarahPurchase of a Burying Place
32
Abraham sends to his kindred for a wife for IsaacRebekah is sentDeath of Abraham
34
Esau and Jacob bornEsau deprived of the blessing of the firstborn by the fraud of Rebekah and Jacob
36
Jacob goes to Padanaram and is entertained by LabanHe is deceived by Laban and receives Leah instead of Rachel to wife Rachel also given to him f...
40
Jacobs returnPursued by LabanEsau comes with a host to meet him but God turns away his displeasure
42
God appears to him at Bethel when he builds an altar to Jehovah
47
Reubens IncestDeath of IsaacJosephs DreamsJacobs fondness and partiality for JosephThe envy of his BrethrenHe is sold into Egypta
50
Method taken to conceal the crime from their FatherHis
54
Their money returnedJacob refuses to let Benjamin
62
Jacobs interview with PharaohPressure of the Famine
69
Josephs brethren suspicious of his friendshipCharacter
75
Moses sojourns in Midian forty yearsReceives his commission
83
Aarons Rod becomes a SerpentThe Magicians of Pharaoh
89
Number of the PeopleTime of sojourningChange of
96
Jethros visit to Moses His wise counselInstitution of Officers
103
Provision for the Poor the Stranger Widow and Orphan
109
Erection of the TabernacleLaws respecting Sacrifices
116
Laws of Purity and Health
122
Laws respecting Incest
128
Moses Invitation to Hobab
134
New Troubles arise from an unexpected quarter
137
Men sent to explore the Promised Land
139
The People rebel against Moses againGods Displeasure Declares with an oath that none but Caleb and Joshua of all that genera tion should ever posse...
141
The Rebellion of Korah Dathan Abiram and On with two hundred and fifty Princes of the Congregation
143
Second murmuring on account of the want of Water
146
Fiery Serpents infest the People on account of their rebellion
147
Balak sends for Balaam to curse Israel
149
Balaam blesses Israel
151
Seduction of the Israelites by the Daughters of Moab
154
Second Census of the People
155
Overthrow of the Midianites
157
The tribes of Reuben and Gad ask permission to take their inheritance on the East of JordanAlso the half tribe of Manasseh Their request is granted
158
A retrospect of the journeyings of Israel in the wilderness
159
Deuteronomy or recapitulation of the Law
161
The Law to be inscribed on plaistered stonesThe blessings from Mount Gerizim and curses from Mount Ebal
164
A Prophecy of the Destruction of Jerusalem and Captivity of the Jews
167
Covenant of Horeb renewed in the Plains of Moab
168
Valedictory of Moses concluded
169
Inauguration of Joshua and blessing of the Twelve Tribes
171
Death of Moses
173
PART III
175
Gideon collects his ForcesA mere handful in comparison
225
The Men of Ephraim complain of GideonThe conduct of
227
Tola judges Israel for Twenty YearsIs succeeded by Jair
233
Ingratitude of the People towards JephthahHis vindication
240
Samson not knowing what was done comes to visit
246
History of the Levite and his concubine and the war against
253
JabeshGilead severely punished for refusing aidThe young
259
Boaz marries Ruthher son Obed was the father of Jesse
265
Hannahs Divine Song
272
The Israelites defeated by the PhilistinesThe two sons of
278
Samuel in his old age associates his sons as judges with him
286
Anointing of DavidHis introduction to SaulHis battle with
297
Davids wars at ZiklagSauls interview with the Sorceress
311
David made King over all IsraelHe captures JerusalemDefeats
318
Davids warsThe organization of the armyDavids kindness
324
Famine of Three YearsWar with the PhilistinesThe Pesti
343
Solomon KingHis sacrifice at GibeonDeath of Adonijah
352
Solomons other buildingsThe source of his wealthSolo
363
The good reign of AsaContemporary kings of IsraelNadab
375
Ahaziahs reignHistory of Elisha and the reign of Jehoram
390
Jehus conspiracyand reignAthalia usurps the throne
400
The reign of Ahaz_The fall of Samaria and destruction
408
Josiahs reignThe finding of the copy of the Law Josiahs
416
PART V
423
From the completion of the building of the Temple to the Mission
431
Reign of Alexander the GreatInvasion of Asia by Alexander
454
From the time of the immediate successors of Alexander the Great
460
The accession of Simon the JustMegasthenes Historian of
465
The reign of Ptolemy PhiladelphusTower of PharosSeptua
471
Origin of the SadduceesBerosus the Chaldean HistorianRiches
477
Accession of Ptolemy Philopater to the throne of EgyptHis
486
Judea falls under the power of AntiochusPredictions respect
495
Asmonean family of Modin Constancy of Mattathias He
502
History of Judas continuedDistressing condition of the Jews
513
The War renewedSuicide of RazisVictory of Judas
519
Antiochus invades JudeaBesieges Hyrcanus in Jerusalem
534
Hyrcanus succeeded by Aristobulus his son who forces
541
PART VI
549
Octavius Cesar bornDiodorus Siculus Alexander son of Aristo
555
SECTION JII The Julian YearDeath of CesarMalichus his influence
559
Herod established on the throne of JudeaDestroys the whole
565
Divine judgments on the landHerod erects a stately palace
574
Joseph returns from EgyptVulgar EraArchelaus goes to Rome
587
Fadus made Procurator of JudeaDearth in the reign of Clau
597
Rome set on fire by NeroDisturbances at CesareaFlorus
604
Vespasians preparations for carrying on the warState of parties
612

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Page 66 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.
Page 175 - This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Page 291 - Behold, here I am: witness against me before the Lord, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken ? or whose ass have I taken ? or whom have I defrauded ? whom have I oppressed ? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man's hand.
Page 347 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind : for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Page 111 - Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.
Page 337 - And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom!
Page 211 - And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth : and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you ; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.
Page 75 - But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
Page 272 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory, for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Page 378 - As the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse : and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.

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