The Works of Flavius Josephus ...: To which are Added, Three Dissertations, Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, Etc. with an Index to the Whole, Volume 2
J. Richardson and Company, 1822
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Page 47 - And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such as groweth of itself; and the second year that which springeth of the same: and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof.
Page 28 - And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord: he departed not from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.
Page 232 - 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 laws 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 36 - And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back, and stayed not there in the land.
Page 88 - Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.
Page 88 - Thus saith Cyrus the king : Since God Almighty hath appointed me to be king of the habitable earth, I believe that he is that God which the nation of the Israelites worship ; for indeed he foretold my name by the prophets, and that I should build him a house at Jerusalem, in the country of Judea.
Page 199 - In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts ; one shall be called, The city of destruction.
Page 131 - Jaddua the high priest, when he heard that, was in an agony, and under terror, as not knowing how he should meet the Macedonians, since the king was displeased at his foregoing disobedience. He therefore ordained that the people should make supplications, and...