Conversations on the Bible: Written for the Massachusetts Sabbath School Union

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T.R. Marvin, 1829 - 112 páginas

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Página 72 - Then saith the woman of Samaria unto Him, How is it that Thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria ? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
Página 63 - THE vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Página 51 - God, they counted but twelve tribes, and made but twelve lots. For the tribe of Levi, which was appointed to the service of the tabernacle of the Lord, had no share in the distribution of the land, but only some cities to dwell in, and the first-fruits, tithes, and oblations of the people, which was all their subsistence, Numb.
Página 27 - ... had ordered to accompany us, as to prepare our retinue and our cattle, for the fatigue they were to suffer during the rest of our journey ; for though we could not perform it in less...
Página 51 - TRIBE. Jacob having twelve sons, who were heads of so many families, which together formed a great nation, each of these families was called a tribe. But this patriarch on his death-bed adopted Ephraim and Manasseh, the two sons of Joseph, and would have them also to constitute two tribes in Israel, Gen.
Página 78 - ... to other points of doctrinal or practical importance. Thus when discoursing with the Sadducees on the subject of a future life, he traced their error of opinion to their ignorance of Scripture, and then confuted them by citing a passage from the book of Exodus : Matt. xxii, 32. Again, when the Jews accused him of blasphemy, because he said he was the Son of God. he silenced their cavils by an appeal to the Sacred Volume, and added an emphatic and most important declaration: " The Scripture cannot...
Página 27 - ... March, 1751, with an escort of the best Arab horsemen belonging to the aga, armed with guns and long pikes; and having crossed a barren plain, which scarcely produces vegetables sufficient to feed the antelopes we saw there, we arrived at Sudud. This is a small village inhabited by Maronite Christians : the houses are built of bricks dried in the sun; and the inhabitants cultivate as much land around the village as is barely sufficient for their subsistence ; they also make tolerable good wine....

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