The Literary Man's Bible: A Selection of Passages from the Old Testament, Historic, Poetic and Philosophic, Illustrating Hebrew Literature
William Leonard Courtney
Chapman and Hall, 1908 - Bible - 414 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
according angel answered Assyria behold blessed brethren bring brother brought called cast cause child commanded daughter David delivered destroy dwell ears earth Egypt enemies Esther evil eyes face father fear field fire gate gave give given hand hath head hear heard heart heaven iniquity Israel Jacob Jerusalem Jews Joseph Judah king king's land lifted light live looked LORD hath month Moses mountains mouth night offering pass peace Pharaoh Philistines praise prophets Psalm saith the LORD Samuel Saul saying sent servant seven shew sons soul spake speak spirit stand stone stood strength surely sword thereof thine thing thou art thou hast thou shalt thy servant told took tree turned unto the LORD unto thee voice waters Wherefore wife wilt woman young
Page 237 - Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.
Page 39 - And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden ; and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every, tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 365 - I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 221 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed ; their young ones shall lie down together : and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice
Page 240 - Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green ; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Page 253 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son : the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Page 257 - Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning : and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God : for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Page 41 - And the Lord God said unto the serpent, "Because thou hast done this, Thou art cursed above all cattle, And above every beast of the field; Upon thy belly shalt thou go, And dust shalt thou eat All the days of thy life: And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed] It shall bruise thy head, And thou shalt bruise his heel.
Page 334 - I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going...
Page 84 - And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night: he took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.