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" It was of old a most happy land, both for the fruits it bore and the riches of its cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there are still the remainders... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 241
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Jewish Historian ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1824
...cities : although it be HOW all burnt up. It is *related how for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning. In consequence of which there...the remainders of that divine fire ; and the traces of these five cities are still to be seen : as well as the ashes growing in their fruits. Which fruits...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1840
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related, how for the impiety of its inhabitants it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there...well as the ashes, growing in their fruits, which have a color as if they were fit to be eaten ; but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve...
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The American Biblical Repository

Bela Bates Edwards, Absalom Peters, Selah Burr Treat, John Holmes Agnew - 1840
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related, how for the impiety of its inhabitants it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there...well as the ashes, growing in their fruits, which have a color as if they were fit to be eaten ; but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve...
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Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1840
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related, how for the impiety of its inhabitants it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there...well as the ashes, growing in their fruits, which have a color as if they were fit to be eaten ; but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve...
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Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy land

Stephen Olin - 1843
...abundant. Like all travellers, I looked diligently, but without success, for the apples of Sodom, which " have a colour as if they were fit to be eaten ; but, if you pluck them in your hands, they dissolve into smoke and ashes."* Josephus, Wars, book iv., chap. viil, sect....
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Calcutta Review

1850
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it waa burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there are still the remainders of that divine fire. The traces [or shadows] of the five cities are still to be seen, as well as the ashes growing in their...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 13

1850
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there are still the remainders of that divine fire. The traces [or shadows] of the five cities are still to be seen, as well as the ashes growing in their...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there are still the remaiders of that divine fire, and the traces [or shadows] of...fruits have a colour as if they were fit to be eaten, bat if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke and ashes. And thus what is related...
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The Primitive Church Magazine, Volumes 9-10

1852
...may be asked, Do any indications of this catastrophe remain? We reply, Josephus wrote in his day, " There are still the remainders of that divine fire, and the traces of the five cities are still to be seen, as well as the ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus ...

Flavius Josephus - 1856
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there...shadows] of the five cities are still to be seen, as well a* the ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits have a colour as if they were fit to be eaten ;...
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