Under the Flag of the Orient: An Account of the Battle Scenes, Historical Events, Tragedies and Romances, Marvelous Legends, Customs and Characters, Hopes and Promises of the Race of Israel
Historical Publishing Company, 1897 - 446 Seiten
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Alcides American Arabic Armenians baby Bedouin Beirut Bethany Bethlehem boys bride camels Capernaum CHAPTER Christian church cloth Damascus daughter David Jamal Diarbekr door dragoman earth English Ephrath eyes face father feet floor gate girl grave ground hand head heart Hebron hill Holy Sepulchre horses hour hundred husband izzar Jaffa Jaffa gate Jericho Jerusalem Jews Jordan Kurdish Kurds laid land laugh light living look Lord MAR SABA married Martha massacre missionaries Moab Moslem mosque mother Mount Mount of Olives mountains native never night olive palankeen Palestine pass plain rain road roof salaami Samaria scene Serkeese Shechem sheik side sight smile stand stones story street Syrian talk tarboosh tent tomb town trees Turkish Turks turn unto valley veil villages walk wall wife woman women young
Seite 186 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Seite 323 - Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits, camphire, with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices: A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
Seite 262 - And it came to pass, as they still went on and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Seite 285 - And HIS FEET shall stand in that day upon the Mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east ; and the Mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof, toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
Seite 152 - If we say, We will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there: and if we sit still here, we die also. Now therefore come, and let us fall unto the host of the Syrians: if they save us alive, we shall live; and if they kill us, we shall but die.
Seite 352 - And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom ; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, and came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
Seite 126 - A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Seite 337 - O Lord God of Israel, there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor in the earth...
Seite 323 - So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem. Also, my wisdom remained with me...
Seite 266 - Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest,) that the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan : and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho.