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" Upon this, the king did neither rebuke them nor reject their impious flattery. But, as he presently afterwards looked up, he saw an owl sitting on a certain rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings,... "
The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations. Tr. by W ... - Page 158
by Flavius Josephus - 1814
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic ..., Volume 5

Flavius Josephus - 1815
...he saw an owl * sitting en a certain rope, over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...looked upon his friends, and said, " I, whom you call a god, am commanded presently to depart this life ; while providence thus reproves the lying words...
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The holy Bible, from the authorized tr., with a comm. and critical ..., Volume 6

Adam Clarke - 1817
...over his head, and immediately conceived thai this bird was to him a messenger of ill-tidings ; and he fell into the deepest sorrow ; a severe pain also arose in his bowels, and he died after five days' severe illness." This is the sum of the account given by Josephus,...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...up, he saw an owl* sitting on a certain rope over his bead, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...into the deepest sorrow. A severe pain also arose in hie belly, and began in a most violent manner. He therefore looked upon his friends, and eaid, " I,...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 3

Flavius Josephus - 1826
...bear to be ruled over by a Jew." This it was that she said to him, ately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...severe pain also arose in his belly, and began in an;.-.st violent manner. He therefore looked upon his friends,' and said, " I, whom you call a god,...
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An Inquiry Concerning the Origin of Christianity

Charles Christian Hennell - 1838 - 379 pages
...up, he saw an owl sitting on a certain rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...looked upon his friends, and said, ' I, whom you call a god, am commanded presently to depart this life, while Providence thus reproves the lying words you...
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Connexion of Sacred and Profane History: Being a Review of the ..., Volume 3

D. Davidson - 1844
...up, he saw an owl sitting on a certain rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...looked upon his friends, and said ; ' I, whom you call a god, am commanded presently to depart this life ; while Providence thus reproves the lying words...
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A Commentary on the New Testament, Volume 3

Lucius Robinson Paige - 1847
...his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had ones been the messenger of good tidings to him ; and fell...therefore looked upon his friends, and said, ' I, whom ye call a god, am commanded presently to depart this life ; while Providence thus reproves the lying...
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The Acts of the Apostles: With Notes, Chiefly Explanatory; Designed for ...

Henry Jones Ripley - 1843 - 334 pages
...up, he saw an owl sitting on a certain rope, over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...the deepest sorrow. A severe pain also arose in his intestines, and began in a most violent manner. He, therefore, looked upon his friends, and said, ...
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The People's Dictionary of the Bible

John Relly Beard - 1847
...saw an owl lining over his head, and forthwith understood that this bird was the messenger of evil tidings, as it had once been the messenger of good tidings to him, and therefore fell into the deepest Borrow ' (Joseph. Antiq. xir. 8. 3). Palestine is not distinguished...
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Aaron-Guestchamber

John Relly Beard - 1850
...saw an owl sitting over his head, and forthwith understood that this bird was the messenger of evil tidings, as it had once been the messenger of good tidings to him, and therefore fell into the deepest sorrow ' (Joseph. Antiq. xix. 8. 2). Palestine is not distinguished...
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