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" And for the Sadducees, they take away fate, and say there is no such thing, and that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal; but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes of what is good,... "
The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations. Tr. by W ... - Page 214
by Flavius Josephus - 1814
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A History of the New Testament Times

Adolf Hausrath, Philip Quenzer - 1878
...neither any such thing, nor is human happiness according to its determination, but that everything is in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...good, and receive what is evil from our own folly." Of Fate, indeed, it is hardly proper to speak in connection with the Pharisees and Essenes. It was...
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Palestine in the Time of Christ

Edmond Stapfer - 1885 - 527 pages
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal, but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power ; so that we are ourselves the causes...these opinions in the second book of the Jewish War." The passage to which he refers runs as follows : l "As to the two orders first mentioned (the Pharisees...
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The Complete Works of Flavius-Josephus the Celebrated Jewish Historian

William Whiston - 1895
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal, but they supjiose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...receive what is evil from our own folly. However, J have given a more exact account of these opinions in the second book of the Jewish War. 10. But now...
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF FLAVIUS-JOSEPHUS

1901
...that the events of human aflairs are not at its disposal, but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...Jewish War. 10. But now the generals of Demetrius, be'ng willing to recover die defeat they had had, /athcred a greater army together than they bail before,...
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The Religion of the Hebrews

John Punnett Peters - 1914 - 502 pages
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal, but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...good, and receive what is evil from our own folly " (Ant. xiii, v, 9).2 With this agree in general the statements about the Sadducees contained in the...
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The New Complete Works of Josephus

Flavius Josephus - 1999 - 1144 pages
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal; but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...opinions in the second book of the Jewish War. 10. (174) But now the generals of Demetrius being willing to recover the defeat they had had, gathered...
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Judaism Before Jesus: The Events & Ideas That Shaped the New Testament World

Anthony J. Tomasino - 2003 - 345 pages
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal; but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...these opinions in the second book of the Jewish War. ' This is the first time Josephus mentions these sects in his account of Jewish history.2 The paragraph...
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Reading John: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Fourth Gospel and ...

Charles H. Talbert - 1994 - 299 pages
...disposal; but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the cause of what is good, and receive what is evil from our own folly" (Antiquities 13.5.9 173). (b) The Pharisees' position is verbalized by R. Akiba: "All is foreseen...
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Jewish Antiquities

Flavius Josephus - 2006 - 902 pages
...disposal; but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the cause of what is good, and receive what is evil from our...these opinions in the second book of the Jewish War. (174) But now the generals of Demetrius being willing to recover the defeat they had had, gathered...
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Ecclesiastes

1934
...that the events of human affairs are not at its disposal, but they suppose that all our actions are in our own power, so that we are ourselves the causes...good, and receive what is evil from our own folly" (Josephus, And. x1n. v. 9, 172 sq.}. the Sadducees as we know them in history. Whether it was...
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