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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 Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...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...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 Freewill Baptist Quarterly, Volume 1

1853
...looked up he saw an owl sitting upon a certain rope, and immediately he understood that this bird was a messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been the...tidings to him, and fell into the deepest sorrow." At once being seized with pain, "he looked upon his friends and said; 'I whom you call a God, am commanded...
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Notes on the Acts of the Apostles: Designed for Sunday Schools, Bible ...

Kenney Peirce - 1854 - 371 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...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 Works of Flavius Josephus ...

Flavius Josephus - 1856
...up, he saw an owl* sitting on a certain rope over hishead, 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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St. Paul and his localities in their past and present condition, as lately ...

John Aiton - 1856 - 424 pages
...looked up, he saw an owl sitting on a rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been the harbinger of good tidings, and he fell into the deepest sorrow. A severe pain also arose in his bowels,...
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CONNEXION OF SACRED AND PROFANE HISTORY

D. DAVIDSON - 1857
...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...manner. He therefore looked upon his friends, and said ; f I, whom you call a god,, am cornman ied presently to depart this life; while Providence thus reproves...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 61

1904
...Josephus 2 is a little more detailed. According to him an unlucky omen appeared, which threw the king into the deepest sorrow. "A severe pain also arose in his belly, and began in a most violent manner Accordingly he was carried into the palace; and the rumor went abroad everywhere that he would certainly...
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Connexion of Sacred and Profane History

David Davidson (LL.D.) - 1868
...had once been the messenger of good tidinga to him ; and tell into the deepest sorrow. A severe <ain also arose in his belly, and began in a most violent manner. le therefore looked upon his friends, and said, ' I, whom you call a god, am commanded presently to...
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Key to the Acts of the Apostles; or, The Acts of the Apostles historically ...

Francis Bowen (M.C.P.) - 1869 - 210 pages
...looked up he saw an owl sitting on a rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings, as it had once been...the messenger of good tidings to him ; and fell into 1 Ant. xix. 6. 1. * Vide p. 25, note. Acts xii. 1-3. the deepest sorrow. A severe pain also arose...
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The baptist Magazine

1873
...certain rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill-tidings, as it had once been the messenger of good tidings...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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