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" I shall therefore speak my mind here at once briefly: - That neither did any other city ever suffer such miseries, nor did any age ever breed a generation more fruitful in wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world. "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 41
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The Life of Christ

Frederic William Farrar - 1891 - 472 pages
...producing a generation of mon who were the causes of its misfortunes ; " and that " neither did •; i . v other city ever suffer such miseries, nor did any age ever breed a ge««ration more fruitful in wickedneu them this wot, since the the world." CHAPTER LIII. FAREWELL...
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St. Matthew, Volume 2

Arthur Lukyn Williams - 1894
...siege and fall of Jerusalem. Never, he says, did any other city suffer such miseries, nor did any age breed a generation more fruitful in wickedness than this was from the beginning of the world. The destruction of life was enormous. It seemed as if the whole Jewish race would be swept away. But...
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Self Culture, Volume 2

1895
...deserved its overthrow by producing a generation of men who were the causes of its misfortunes ' ' ; and that ' ' neither did any other city ever suffer such miseries nor did an}' age ever breed a generation more fruitful in wickedness than this was since the beginning of the...
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A Short History of the Hebrews to the Roman Period

Robert L. Ottley - 1901 - 324 pages
...memorable sentence of Josephus. " I shall speak my mind here at once briefly: — That neither did any city ever suffer such miseries, nor did any age ever...wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world." 1 The fall of Jerusalem was not the last act in ' the Hebrew tragedy.' 2 A complete history of Judaism...
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A Short History of the Hebrews to the Roman Period

Robert L. Ottley - 1901 - 324 pages
...memorable sentence of Josephus. " I shall speak my mind here at once briefly : — That neither did any city ever suffer such miseries, nor did any age ever...wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world."1 The fall of Jerusalem was not the last act in ' the Hebrew tragedy.'2 A complete history of...
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The Historians' History of the World: Israel, India, Persia, Phoenicia ...

Henry Smith Williams - 1904
...crumb ; and they were to be well contented that they were only spoiled, and not slain at the same time. It is therefore impossible to go distinctly over every...nation into contempt, that they might themselves appear comparatively less impious with regard to strangers. They confessed what was true, that they were the...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians: A.D. 13-409

Charles Francis Horne, Rossiter Johnson - 1905 - 440 pages
...and they were to be well contented that they were only spoiled and not slain at the same time. It is impossible to go distinctly over every instance of...nation into contempt, that they might themselves appear comparatively less impious with regard to strangers. They confessed what was true, that they were the...
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An Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to S. Matthew

Alfred Plummer - 1910 - 451 pages
...27) omits it. See Knowling on Jas. Iv. 4. more subtle. A little later Josephus says that " no age did ever breed a generation more fruitful in wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world " (BJ vx 5, xiii. 6 ; VH. viii. 1). There is no doubt that ver. 40 is part of the original text of...
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'Kubla Khan' and the Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School in Biblical ...

E. S. Shaffer - 1980 - 361 pages
...by such thunder as the country of Sodom perished by.87 The description is absolute, eschatological: Neither did any other city ever suffer such miseries,...wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world.88 Thus even the Romanized Josephus who hoped for a civil surrender sounds in his pain the apocalyptic...
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Approaching the New Millennium: An Amillennial Look at A.D. 2000, Part 2000

Paul Butler - 1998 - 315 pages
...beginning of the world, if they be compared to these of the Jews, are not so considerable as they were. Neither did any other city ever suffer such miseries,...wickedness than this was, from the beginning of the world. . . . The multitude (1,100,000 slain and 97,000 taken captive) of those that perished exceeded all...
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