The seven books of the Jewish war, with two books against Apion, and a discourse concerning Hades, to which are added three dissertations concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, and God's command to Abraham, etc., and an index to the whole
for Thomas and Andrews, Boston,and Isaiah Thomas, Jun., Worcester, 1809
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
able Accordingly affairs againſt already alſo ancient Antipater appeared arms army authority becauſe body bring brought built Cæſar called carried caſe command concerning courage dead death deſirous deſtroyed Egypt enemies entire father fell fight fire firſt fled followed force friends gave give guards hand hath Herod himſelf hiſtory holy hopes houſe hundred immediately Jeruſalem Jews John Joſephus Judea kill king laid laws leave legions lived manner marched means mind moſt multitude nature occaſion offer perſon preſent preſerved prieſts puniſhment reaſon received reſt Romans Rome round ſaid ſame ſays ſee ſent ſet ſhould ſide ſoldiers ſome ſon ſtill ſuch ſuppoſe taken temple themſelves theſe things thole thoſe thou thought thouſand tion Titus took tower uſe wall whole writing
Page 519 - And thus an end was put to this sedition. " [Now there was about this time Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him a man ; for he was a doer of wonderful works, a teacher of such men as receive the truth with pleasure. He drew over to him both many of the Jews, and many of the Gentiles. He was [the] Christ.
Page 535 - Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God ? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old ? Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul...
Page 533 - Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burnt in the fire to their gods.
Page 535 - And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him was a ram, caught in a thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it up as a burnt offering instead of his son. So Abraham called the name of that place The LORD will provide; as it is said to this day, "On the mount of the LORD it shall be provided.
Page 415 - ... they dig a trench quite round about it, till the hidden part of the root be very small, they then tie a dog to it, and when the dog tries hard to follow him that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away; nor after this need any one be afraid of taking it into their hands.
Page 453 - As for ourselves, therefore, we neither inhabit a maritime country, nor do we delight in merchandise, nor in such a mixture with other men as arises from it; but the cities we dwell in are remote from the sea, and having a fruitful country for our habitation, we take pains in cultivating that only. Our principal care of all is this, to educate our children well...
Page 349 - Then did the famine widen its progress, and devoured the people by whole houses and families; the upper rooms were full of women and children that were dying by famine, and the lanes of the city were full of the dead bodies of the aged; the children also and the young men wandered about the market-places like shadows, all swelled with the famine, and fell down dead, wheresoever their misery seized them.
Page 3 - I have proposed to myself; for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans, to translate those books into the Greek tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians...
Page 383 - ... as well those that made supplication for their lives, as those that defended themselves by fighting. The flame was also carried a long way, and made an echo, together with the groans of those that were slain; and because this hill was high, and the works at the temple were very great, one would have thought the whole city had been on fire.