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" These men are despisers of riches and so very communicative as raises our admiration. Nor is there anyone to be found among them who hath more than another; for it is a law among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 50
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them, who bath more i lian another ; for it is a law among them, that those who come to them must...other's possessions, and so there is, as it were, one pa. trimony among all the brethren. They think that oil is a defilement ; and if any of them be anointed,...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus ...

Flavius Josephus - 1856
...our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them, who hath more than another ; for it is a law among them, that those who come to them must...the whole order, insomuch that among them all there to no appearance of poverty or excess of riches, but every one's possessions are intermingled with...
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The Prophet of Nazareth: Or, A Critical Inquiry Into the Prophetical ...

Evan Powell Meredith - 1864 - 636 pages
...kindred. They do not absolutely deny the fitness of marriage These men are despisere of riches It is a law among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order, so there is, it were, one patrimony among all the brethren They have stewards to take care of...
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The Monks Before Christ

John Edgar Johnson - 1870
...one to be found among them who hath more than another ; for it was a law among them, that those that come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order." " They are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace ; whatsoever they say also is firmer...
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What was He?

William Denton - 1877 - 259 pages
...our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another ; for it is a law among them, that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order." Another witness says, " They had no individual property ; . . . and their. communistic motto, which...
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The Popular Faith Unveiled

Herbert Junius Hardwicke - 1884 - 274 pages
...kindred They do not absolutely deny the fitness of marriage These men are despisers of riches It is a law among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order so there is, as it were, patrimony among all the brethren They have stewards to take care of their...
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Dictionary of the Bible: Biographical, Geographical, Historical, and Doctrinal

Charles Randall Barnes - 1900 - 1221 pages
...pollution. The strongest tie by which the members were united was the absolute community of goods. " It is a law among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order. They also have stewards appointed to tnko care of their common affairs. They choose fitting persons...
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The Religion of All Good Men: And Other Studies in Christian Ethics

Heathcote William Garrod - 1906 - 256 pages
...riches. . . . Nor is there any one to be found among them richer than another; for it is a law [243] among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order . . . they also have stewards appointed to take care of their common things. . . . They have no certain...
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Our Own Columbia that is to be

Leonard Brown - 1908 - 608 pages
...ones admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another; for it is a law among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order, in so much that among them all there is no appearance of poverty or excess of riches; but every one's...
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The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia ...: An Authoritative and ..., Volume 9

Isaac Landman, Simon Cohen - 1943
...historian (Jewish War, book 2, chap. 8, section 2) as men who are "despisers of riches for there is a law among them that those who come to them must...is no appearance of poverty or excess of riches but everyone's possession are intermingled with every other's possessions." The Essene disregard for personal...
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