A Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible: Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects, Trees, Plants, Flowers, Gums and Precious Stones, Mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. Collected from the Best Authorities, and Alphabetically Arranged
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Thaddeus Mason Harris
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Page 309 - He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; He that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; He that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; He that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol.
Page 8 - The eternal regions : lowly reverent Towards either throne they bow, and to the ground With solemn adoration down they cast Their crowns inwove with amarant and gold ; Immortal amarant, a flower which once In Paradise, fast by the tree of life, Began to bloom...
Page 134 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Page 215 - A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth : the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Page 311 - Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
Page 209 - The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, are broken. "The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.
Page 98 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Page 235 - The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: which indeed is the least of all seeds : but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
Page 18 - As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.