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" They are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace ; whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem it * worse than perjury ; for they say, that he who cannot be believed, without [swearing... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 54
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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Polyanthos, Volume 1

1806
...vice. Josephus relates of the Essens, a soft of the Jews, that " whatsoever they say is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem...he who cannot be believed 'without swearing by God, it condemned already." "~ " A. Chelmsford, 1806, FOR THE CONTEMPLATOR....NQ. 2. WE proceed with pleasure...
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The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations ..., Volume 3

Flavius Josephus - 1814
...are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace ; whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem...They also take great pains in studying the writings ot the ancients, and chuse out of them what is most for the advantage of their soul and body, and they...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace : whateover they say also is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem it worse than per. jury;* for they say, that he who cannot be believed, without [swearing by] God, is already condemned....
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An Inquiry Concerning the Origin of Christianity

Charles Christian Hennell - 1838 - 379 pages
...unstained by oaths and falsehoods." Josephus de Ess. : " Whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem...believed without swearing by God, is already condemned." Bammidbar rabba, sect. 22 : " God said to the Israelites, Think not that ye are allowed to swear by...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 47

1840
...drawn from this romance of the Essenes adopted as true history. " Whatsoever they say is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them ; and they esteem it worse than perjury." We presume that nobody can fail to recognise in this great scrupulosity the memorable command of Christ,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1840
...drawn from this romance of the Essenes adopted as true history. " Whatsoever they say is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them ; and they esteem it worse than perjury.1' We presume that nobody can fail to recognise in this great scrupulosity the memorable command...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace ; whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem it worse than perjury ;* for they say, * This practice of the Essens, in refusing to swear, and esteeming swearing on ordinary occasions worse...
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The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. [Continued as ..., Volume 25

John Kitto - 1853
...after the rudiments (or elements) of the world, and not after Christ.' Now read what Josephus says : ' They also take great pains in studying the writings...choose out of them what is most for the advantage of the soul and body.' l From this passage we see, as Neander says, k that the Essenes ' sought to explore...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature

1853
...after the rudiments (or elements) of the world, and not after Christ.' Now read what Josephus says : ' They also take great pains in studying the writings...choose out of them what is most for the advantage of the soul and body.' ' From this passage we see, as Neander says,k that the Essenes ' sought to explore...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 10

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...drawn from this romance of the Essenes adopted as true history. ' Whatsoever they say is firmer than an oath ; but swearing is avoided by them ; and they esteem it worse than perjury.' We presume that nobody can fail to recognise in this great scrupulosity the memorable command of Christ,...
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