The Natural History of the Bible: Being a Review of the Physical Geography, Geology, and Meteorology of the Holy Land : with a Description of Every Animal and Plant Mentioned in Holy Scripture
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1875 - 520 Seiten
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abundant Africa alluded allusions ancient animal appearance Arabia Arabs barley Bashan Bedouin Beersheba birds blossom camels cattle Cedar Cloth boards colour common corn cultivated Dead Sea desert desolate Deut eagles east Egypt Egyptian Engedi feet Fig tree fish flocks frequently fruit Galilee Gennesaret Gilead goats grapes grass Greek ground grows habits Hebrew Hebrew word Hermon hills Holy Land horses Israel Jabbok jackal Jericho Jerusalem Jordan valley Judaea Kings known Lebanon lion Lizard locusts Lord Matt mentioned Minnith Moab mountains myrrh nest occurs olive Ostrich Palestine passages plains plant probably prophet rain rendered rocks Scripture Sea of Galilee seed Septuagint serpent sheep Solomon Southern species Syria tail Testament thee thorns thou translated tribe unclean unto vine wadys wheat wilderness wine wings winter xxvii young
Seite 18 - When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth. While as yet He had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Seite 92 - To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice : and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him : for they know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
Seite 421 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith; these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
Seite 231 - And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
Seite 412 - And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard ; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger : I am the Lord your God.
Seite 142 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Seite 398 - And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed , ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root , and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.
Seite 484 - For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, And of the fields of Gomorrah : Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter: Their wine is the poison of dragons, And the cruel venom of asps.
Seite 424 - Behold! I dreamed a dream, and lo! a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent and smote it that it fell, and overturned it that the tent lay along.