The Works: Comprising the Antiquities of the Jews; A History of the Jewish Wars, and Life of Flavius Josephus

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Lea, 1850 - 662 pages

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Page 134 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 174 - He put a ring that had a root of one of those sorts mentioned by Solomon to the nostrils of the demoniac, after which he drew out the demon through his nostrils ; and when the man fell down immediately, he abjured him to return into him no more, making still mention of Solomon, and reciting the incantations which he composed.
Page 294 - I would now explain is this, that the Pharisees have delivered to the people a great many observances by succession from their fathers, which are not written in the law of Moses ; and for that reason it is that the Sadducees reject them, and say, that we are to esteem those observances to be obligatory which are in the written word, but are not to observe what are derived from the tradition of our forefathers.
Page 30 - ... change the opinion all men happened then to have concerning God ; for he was the first that ventured to publish this notion, that there was but one God, the Creator of the universe ; and that as to other [gods,] if they contributed any thing to the happiness of men, that each of them afforded it only according to his appointment, and not by their own power.
Page 32 - And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.

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