Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 4

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W. & R. Chambers, 1868

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Page 370 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 194 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and...
Page 341 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 124 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.
Page 175 - That no person offered as a witness shall hereafter be excluded, by reason of incapacity from crime or interest, from giving evidence, either in person or by deposition, according to the practice of the Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or proceeding, civil or criminal, in any Court, or before any judge, jury, sheriff, coroner, magistrate...
Page 140 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 175 - ... may establish, or tend to Establish that he owes a debt, or is otherwise subject to a civil suit, either at the instance of his majesty, or of any other person.
Page 216 - How have I sat, when piped the pensive wind, To hear his harp by British Fairfax strung ! Prevailing poet ! whose undoubting mind Believed the magic wonders which he sung ! Hence, at each sound, imagination glows!
Page 227 - This their sin God was pleased, according to his wise and holy counsel, to permit, having purposed to order it to his own glory. II. By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and so became dead in sin, and wholly defiled in all the faculties and parts of soul and body.
Page 227 - Ye shall not surely die: for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

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