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" I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to the shipwrecked "
A Guide to the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum - Page 53
by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities - 1908 - 256 pages
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 1

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...certain sins, and that he had feared God and honored the king, and had given bread to the hungry, drink to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to him that had suffered shipwreck on the Nile. THE INTRODUCTION. The following shall be said when the overseer...
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Ancient Egypt, the Light of the World: A Work of Reclamation and ..., Volume 1

Gerald Massey - 1907
...the offering of Maat, viz., justice, truth, and righteousness. " I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to the shipwrecked " (ch. 125). Yet we have been told that charity and mercy were totally unknown to the...
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African American Religious Studies: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

Gayraud S. Wilmore - 1989 - 468 pages
...preference for the poor and vulnerable. One is instructed by example to give "bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked and a boat to cross over for those who have none." There is a call to "rescue the weak from the strong," honor one's...
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African Intellectual Heritage: A Book of Sources

Molefi Kete Asante, Abu Shardow Abarry - 1996 - 828 pages
...15. Our obligation is to remember the ancient moral teaching that we should give food to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked and a boat to the boatless, that we should be a father for the orphan, a mother to the timid, a shelter for the battered,...
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Temple of the Cosmos: The Ancient Egyptian Experience of the Sacred

Jeremy Naydler - 1996 - 310 pages
...Addressing the gods altogether, the following words are spoken: / have given bread to the hungry, and water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked and a boat to the boatless. / have made offerings to the gods, and sacrifices to the Shining Ones. . . . I am pure...
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Essays in Economic Sociology

Max Weber - 1999 - 314 pages
...the assurance of having obliged god by one's "charity" (mer), "to having given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to him in want of it." To this must be added the previously mentioned ethical prohibition of inflicting pain...
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Egypt and the Egyptians

Douglas J. Brewer, Douglas James Brewer, Emily Teeter - 1999 - 218 pages
...from Spell 125 of the "Book of the Dead" to attest to his character: I gave bread to the hungry, beer to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to him who was boatless. I have not deprived the orphan of his property; I have not killed; I have not commanded...
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The Origin and Evolution of Freemasonry: Connected With the Origin and ...

Albert Churchward - 2000 - 244 pages
...sins (supra), and that he had feared God and honoured the king, " and gave bread to the hungry, drink to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to him that had suffered shipwreck on the Nile." He knew the terrible doom that awaited him from the Judges if...
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The Parables of Jesus: A Commentary

Arland J. Hultgren - 2000 - 552 pages
...the Egyptian Book of the Dead ( 1 25: A person being judged says, "I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked and a boat to him who wasboatless"),the Mandaean Ginza (2. 36. 13-17: "If you see one who hungers, feed him, someone...
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The Egyptian Book of the Dead and the Mysteries of Amenta

Gerald Massey - 1993 - 166 pages
...by the offering of Moat, viz., justice, truth, and righteousness. "I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to the shipwrecked" (ch. 125). Yet we have been told that charity and mercy were totally unknown to the...
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