The first eleven books of the Antiquities of the Jews, with a table of the Jewish coins, weights and measures

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for Thomas and Andrews, Boston,and Isaiah Thomas, Jun., Worcester, 1809

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Page 15 - They also were the inventors of that peculiar sort of wisdom which is concerned with the heavenly bodies and their order. And, that their inventions might not be lost before they were sufficiently known, upon Adam's prediction that the world was to be destroyed at one time by the force of fire, and at another time by the violence and quantity of water, they made two pillars...
Page 24 - For of the four sons of Ham, time has not at all hurt the name of Chus; for the Ethiopians, over whom he reigned, are even at this day, both by themselves and by all men in Asia, called Chusites.
Page 373 - ... the demon, as he went out of the man, to overturn it, and thereby to let the spectators know that he had left the man...
Page 16 - For many angels" of God accompanied with women, and begat sons that proved unjust, and despisers of all that was good, on account of the confidence they had in their own strength; for the tradition is, that these men did what resembled the acts of those whom the Grecians call giants.

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