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" ... character of the person, and to whom he belonged. The slave was marked with the name of his master ; the soldier... "
The vision of Isaiah concerning Jerusalem, from chapter xl. to the end ... - Page 92
by Isaiah (the prophet.) - 1843
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Britain's Historical Drama: A Second Series of National Tragedies, Intended ...

John Fitzgerald Pennie - Great Britain - 1839 - 460 pages
...Christians seem to have imitated this practice, by what Procopius says upon this passage of Isaiah: " Many marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the Cross, or with the name of Christ." — Lowth. The sign of the Cross has ever been a sacred symbol among heathens as well as Christians....
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A KEY TO THE SYMBOLICAL LANGUAGE OF SCRIPTURE

THOMAS WEMYSS - 1840
...seem to have imitated this practice, by what Procopius says on this place of Isaiah : ' Because many marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ."' Whole people or nations were sometime so inscribed. That the Babylonians, Dacians, and others were,...
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A Key to the Symbolical Language of Scripture: By which Numerous Passages ...

Thomas Wemyss - Bible - 1840 - 512 pages
...Lord Jesus," meaning the scars he received from stripes, chains, &c. in the service of the Gospel. wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ.'" Whole people or nations were sometime so inscribed. That the Babylonians, Dacians, and others were,...
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Bible Illustrations: A Description of Manners and Customs Peculiar to the ...

Bourne Hall Draper - Bible - 1845 - 250 pages
...and the idolater with the name or ensign of his god. In the earlier ages, many professed Christians marked their wrists, or their arms, with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ." Dr. Doddridge's remarks on this text are well worthy of notice. He says, " Some very celebrated translators...
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Notes: Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Book of the ..., Volume 2

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1854
...Procopius says that the early Christians marked themselves. On this passage he gays, "Because many marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ." See Rev. xx. 4. Spencer de Leg. Hebr. L. ii. c. 20. But all this is too refined, and is evidently a...
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The Pictorial Bible: Psalms-Malachi

John Kitto - Bible - 1856
...early Christians imitated this practice ; for Procopius, in his note on this text, says that ' many s to her children, 10 and tafety from evil company, 20 and direction in good Kays. MY son, See the notes on Levit. xix. 28, and ch. xlix. 15. 12. ' He is hungry* . .he drinketh no water.' —...
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"Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye:" Or, The Harp Taken from the Willows. Being God's ...

John Ross Macduff - Bible - 1872 - 485 pages
...espousing * See the entire passage in Lowth, where he quotes from Procopius — "Many (Christians) marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross or the name of Christ." His cause and extending His kingdom; — permitted thus to inherit the blessings...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 8

James Comper Gray - 1876
...Christians seem to have imitated this practice by what Procopius says upon this place of Isaiah. •' Many marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ " (Lowth). To this explanation I shall subjoin the following extract from Dr. Doddridge's Harmons to...
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A homiletical commentary on the prophecies of Isaiah, by R.A. Bertram (and A ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1888
...idolater, with the name of his god ; while one of the Christian fathers tells us that in his day, "many marked their wrists or their arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ." This, then, will give you a very distinct idea of what the Lord requires of you, and what He will enable...
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: (on an ...

Bible - 1892
...god ; while one of the Christian father* tells us that in his day, "many marked their wrista or iheir arms with the sign of the cross, or with the name of Christ." This, then, will give you a very distinct idea of what the Lord requires of you, and what He will enable...
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