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" And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians. "
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Genesis to Deuteronomy - Page 239
1837
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Traces of Primitive Truth in the Principal Nations of the World

John Lockhart Ross - Missions - 1858 - 294 pages
...corroborate this view: " And they set on for him [that is, Joseph] by himself, and for them [his brethren] by themselves, and for the Egyptians which did eat...Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians."* This exclusiveness on the part of the Egyptians has been sometimes thought to have arisen from their...
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The para papers on France, Egypt and Ethiopia

George Leighton Ditson - Egypt - 1858 - 496 pages
...vol. I, 21. where he says, in reference to the invitation given to the latter to dine at the palace, "Because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the...Hebrews ; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians" (1). Moses was born soon after Amasis ascended the throne. Eighty years subsequently, during the reign...
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1858
...Egyptians considered all foreigners unclean, with whom they would not cat, and particularly the Greeks. " The Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians " (Gen. xliii. 32); and the same prejudice is continued by the Hindoos, and by many of the Moslems,...
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Egyptian [mythology]

Wilhelm Max Müller - Egypt - 1918 - 450 pages
...numerous, although we know little about them. When, for instance, we read in Genesis xliii. 32 that "the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians," this probably means that all foreigners were held to be cere-monially unclean. It is strange that the...
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Everyday Classics: Eighth Reader : the Introduction to Literature

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Literature - 1919 - 415 pages
...wept there. And he washed his face, and went out, and s refrained himself, and said, "Set on bread." And they set on for him by himself, and for them by...the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews. And they sat before him, 10 the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to...
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The Modern Reader's Bible for Schools: The Old Testament

Richard Green Moulton - Bible stories, English - 1922 - 536 pages
...wept there. And he washed his face, and came out; and he refrained himself, and said, Set on bread. And they set on for him by himself, and for them by...Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians. And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his...
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The Book of Yahweh (The Yahwist Bible): Fragments from the Primitive ...

1922 - 260 pages
...wept there. And he washed his face, and came out; and he refrained himself, and said, " Set on bread." And they set on for him by himself, and for them by...Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians. And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his...
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Popular Commentary of the Bible: The Old Testament, Volume 1

Paul Edward Kretzmann - Bible - 1923
...forcibly kept his feelings under control, and said, Set on bread; thereby ordering dinner to be served. V. ibeon, wait, delay some time; and thou, Moon, in the...the Lord and Creator of the world to interfere in t Cp. Deut. 12, 17; 16,6; 17,16. Although they all ate in the same room, they were served at different...
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Wonders of the Past: The Romance of Antiquity and Its Splendours ..., Volume 1

Sir John Alexander Hammerton - Archaeology - 1923
...Apparently they were not accustomed to so much formality. Joseph himself sat apart among the Egyptians, "because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the...Hebrews, for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians" (Genesis xliii.; 32, 33). There was a form of the caste system in ancient Egypt. It had grown up during...
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Popular Commentary of the Bible: The historical books

Paul Edward Kretzmann - Bible - 1923 - 808 pages
...forcibly kept his feelings under control, and said, Set on bread; thereby ordering dinner to be served. V. is with him. V. 17. Ye shall not respect persons in...as well as the great. Ye shall not be afraid of t Cp. Deut. 12, 17; 16,5; 17,15. Although they all ate in the same room, they were served at different...
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